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VANCOUVER, B.C., TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 1956
Number 61
BELL PRAISED TOR EFFORTS
NFCUS Reform   Hopeless'
Anti-Red   Ross
New   Pub   Editor
"Pinko tendencies" on the UBC campus will be
scourged next year when God-fearing, conservative Sandy
Ross assumes office as Editor-in-Chief of the Publications
Board.
Ubyssey  staffers   elected   Ross   Monday   to   succeed
.Stanley Beck as Editor. The staffers' decision was later
approved by Students' Council.
Wealthy scion of a fine old Ontario family, Ross is
noted for his conservative tendencies. He has promised
to "scourge the communist menace at UBC," and to install
George Drew as president of the university.
This year, in addition to his duties as Managing Editor,
Russ collaborated with Rod Smith on an advertising
column, "The Tie Bar" for a downtown haberdashery.
Campus communists have also protested the "reactionary
tone" of the column.
An enthusastic fraternity man. Ross said he would
get his Phi Delta Theta fraternity brothers to aid htm in
his crusade against communists.
Campus LPP leader Jim MacFarlan labelled Ross a
'black reactionary tool of the Canadian Manufacturers
Association."
Incumbent editor Beck commented: "The students got
what they deserved." (
Court   Convicts
Ballot   Stuffers
i
A welter of charges and counter-charges involving student
councillors, ASUS members and Engineers were all thrown
out by the Student Court in its session last Wednesday.
Says Bray in
Annual  Report
By  AL  FORREST
Council   strongly   recommends   UBC   withdrawal   from
NFCUS because "it would be impossible to reform it from
within.
Retiring  president Ron Bray j #
SANDY ROSS
. . . Edilor-elect
NFCUS
Brass
ves
Arri
A top official of thc National
Federation of Canadian University Students will fly from Alberta Wednesday to speak at the
UBC Spring General Meeting
March 15.
He is John Sherman, Western
Regional NFCUS Vice-President.
A University of Alberta student,
he will fly to UBC for the Gen-
oral Meeting at the request of
Peter Martin  NFCUS president.
Convictions     were     handed
i down against two students who
! confessed  to stuffing  ballots  in
1 February   22's  third slate   AMS
election.
They   were   each   fined   four
dollars by the Court, and their
, AMS privileges wore suspended
[ until September 30.
Charges laid by Ron Bray
; against various members of the
Arts and Science Undergraduate
Society, who allegedly took
5000 Engineer's Ubyssey out of
1 circulation February 21 were
dismissed by tho Court.
A charge laid by EUS President Ralph Sultan against AMS
co-ordinator Don McAllum was
also dismissed,
Sultan had charged  that  Mc-
Top issue at Thursday's moot-, Alhim damaged a working dis-"
ing is whether or not UBC play model at the Engineer's;
should  withdraw  from  NFCUS. Ball February 23.
Sherman will not necessarily *       *       *
defend NFCUS to UBC students, j Student Court members fori
Councillors said. He will appear 1958-57 were elected by Student!
as an "expert witness," and will i Council Monday night. I
probably  limit  his   if marks   tol     Members of the new court are:
a non-controversial extent.   m        Gordon Shrum, Law 1; Joe Er-
Council Monday passed a spe-jickson. Law 1; Stan Beck, Law
rial motion to allow Sherman I: Bob Morford, PE 4; and John
to speak at the rne»ting. Since Green, Engineering.
he i.s not a bonai'ido AMS mem-; Court members will elect the
ber. he u, not automatically en Chief Justice from among them-
titled to speak selves
Armstrong
New   WUS
Chairman
Gordon Armstrong was elected 1956-57 chairman of World
University Service by Student
Council Monday night.
Armstrong was Public Relations Officer on this year's Student Council, attended the Leadership Conference and is a member of the Pacific Schools President's Association convention
commitoo.
Said Armstrong, "I am in favour ot UBC's emphasis on WUS
exchange scholarships and hope
to see the program expanded as
enrollment increases."
Armstrong will bo in first I
year law next  year. i
TEACHER'S COLLEGE \
MEETING WEDNESDAY
A mooting for all those interested in the new College of J
Education which will open on ■
the campus next year will bo |
held at noon Wednesday in '
FG.  100.
Requirements, curricula
and course-; of study will be
explained   ;ncl   all   questions   ;
about the now college will be
answered,
called  this  the "main  reason" i
for  withdrawal  in  his  annual!
report to council Monday night.
He   called  the   national   office
"chaotic." i
Said Bray: |
"Money sot aside for NFCUS'
should  be  used to  attempt to j
set  up a  new national student
union of which Canada could be
proud." j
Bray, however, strongly praised local NFCUS chairman Marc :
Boll for "a very good job within
tho bounds ot his range and activities." '
In his annual report Bray also:
• Praised   this   year's   Ubyssey for being "indicative of stu-'
dont opinion ... in direct contrast to the previous year's paper." j
• Termed   the   first   annual j
Leadership Conference "one of'
tho  most beneficial things this '>
council   undertook."   He  called
thc October Camp Elphinstone
convention "the best method we
have found yet of creating student   interest"   in    council   af- i
fairs.
• Outlined plans for the May
9-12 Pacific Student President's
Association   convention   in   the !
Georgia   hotel.  Over  200  dole-,
gates from 85 Pacific Coast col- |
leges are expected. i
• Credited    the    Leadership
conference   with   creating   such J
interest  in  campus  affairs that i
no council positions went uncon-1
tested for the first time in ten
years.
• Called lor tho continuation
of tho student court "as it now
exists."
Full word for word account
of Bray's report is on page four.
Rev.   Jones
Here   Friday
Rev. Richard D. Jones, Me- i
thodist minister and world 'ra-j
vollor, will speak in Physics 201 !
Friday noon under sponsorship !
of CLU. I
Rev. Jones is a graduate of
Wesleyan and Boston Univer- '>
sitios. He has travelled exten- j
sivcly in Europe, the Far East |
and Mexico. During World War
Two ho served in the Merchant j
Marino. j
Prior to the war he taught
Latin and English at Athens j
College in Greece.
Rev. Jones topic will be "The !
Fight   Against   Discrimination."
He has had experience as rii- j
rector of the Canadian Council;
of Christians and Jews and was
a delegate to the World Brotherhood Conference in Paris in
1950.
tween closses
Jazz Talk at Noon,
Del Buchia Speaker
JAZZSOC features Albert Del-
Buchia speaking on the twelve-
tone system as applied to jazz
at noon today in the Brock Stage
Room. Tickets for Jazz Society
Annual Bash on March 16 will
bo on sale here.
* *       *
FILMSOC PRESENTS a Som-
ers6t Maugham film classic,
"Quartet," today at 3:30, ^6:O0
and 8:15.
* *       *
NFCUS presents Conservative
M. P. Carl Nickle discussing "Oil
and Gas, the Key to Weitern
Canada's Industrial Future,"
Wednesday noon in PhysicS'j208,
* *      *
PREMED SOCIETY pretents
film on "Immunization," Wednesday, 12:30, Physics 202.
* *       *
ARCHAEOLOGY CLUB:
there will be a short meeting
at 12:30 today in Arts 103 to
elect a president and secretary-
treasurer for next year. A discussion period will follow if desired.
* *       *
UNIVERSITY BAPTIST Club
general meeting Wednesday
noon in Physics 301 to elect officers for next year.
* *       *
FOREST CLUB presents Mr.
Don Carlson of Crown Zsller-
bach Corporation speaking on
"Public and Community Relations in the Pulp and Paper Industry" noon today in F & G
100.
•k -k -k
CHAPLIN    AND   MA GOO
Comedy Series ends today at
noon in tho Auditorium. Admission ten cents.
•k -k -k
FROSH EXECUTIVE will hold
last week's meeting this Wednesday noon in the Brock Double
Committee Room.
* *       *
MOCK    PARLIAMENT    for
Wednesday has been cancelled
until next week.
* *       *
SPRING GENERAL MEETING
of the Parliamentary Forum will
bo held at 12:30 Wednesday
in Arts 100. Elections for next
year's executive will take place.
* *       *
LE CERCLE FRANCAIS: Important General Meeting for elections noon in Arts 106.
(Continued   on   Page   3)
See CLASSES
J THE UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March  13,  1956
2 TO MAN A CULTURE
tbs ubyssey    Students   Needed
For Society's Needs
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MEMBER CANADIAN  UNIVERSITY  PRESS
Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (Included In AMS fees). Mall
subscriptions $2.00 per year. Single copies five cents. Published
in Vancouver throughout the University year by the Student
Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University of
British Columbia. Editorial opinions expressed herein are those
of the editorial staff of the Ubyssey, and not necessarily those of
the Alma Mater Society or the University. Letters to the Editor
should not be more than 150 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right
to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
received.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  STAN BECK
City Editor ... Jean Whiteside Feature Editor. -. Mike Ames
Photo Editor...John Robertson       Sports Editor...Mike Glasple
Managing Editor Sandy Ross      Business Mot. .. Harry Yuill
SENIOR EDITORS ALEO and JEANIET
Reporters and Desk: Pat Westwood, Murray Ritchie, Dolores
Banerd, Marilyn Smith, Ted Nicholson, Alexander Ross, Val
Haig-Brown, Rosemary Kent-Barber, Tiki Wiki and Stanley Beck.
Sports: Ted Trevor Smith, Dwayne Erickson, Bruce Allar-
dyce and Joan Crocker.
Lame   Leader
We are among those who think "Hallelujah" is the only
word to describe President Eisenhower's decision to seek a second term of office next fall. The decision is one that effects
every individual outside the United States as much as it does
the electorate of that country.
It is a decision fraught with foreboding and doubt. The
happiest thing about it from the rest of the free world's point
of view is that if a Republican is elected it will be Eisenhower
and not a man of the Knowland, Jenner or McCarthy temper-
ment.
If elected can the President do the job for another term?
Will he be a "half-time" President? Who will be his running
mate and will that individual be capable of stepping into
Ike's shoes in the tragic but not improbable event that he dies
in office?
If the past six months are an indication of the leadership
that Eisenhower's health will permit him to give to the U.S.
and consequently the free world then we think in deciding
to run he has done the free world a disservice.
For the past six months the free world has floundered rudderless on the high seas of communist advance. The communist
world has made more real gains during the past year than
they have at any time since Churchill informed the world
that an Iron Curtain had been dropped across half of it.
The United States answer to Kruschev's triumphant tour
across India's tens of millions of fertile minds was Billy Graham.
The ludicrous indecision over the shipping of 18 tanks to
Saudi Arabia brought more little needed enmity to the U.S.
Once securely in the grip of the Western World the Middle
East is today drifting, indeed running, into the hands of the
Soviet. What is the Western policy in the Middle East? The
U.S. has taken no firm leadership and consequently the West
has no firm policy.
The free world i.s today almost 100 per cent dependent on
the Uritcd States. It is the U.S. that must lead the way. That
they have not and that the West is in dire straights is direcly
attributable to the lack of a resolute mind and a firm hand in
the White House.
Is this the prospect for the future0 Is the free world
ot be guided by an invalid at the head of a board of directors
that is itself split on fundamental policy?
The U.S. electorate is being asked to pin the hopes of the
world on the heartbeats of a mortal man. We cannot help but
feel that in these troubled times we would like to pin our
hopes on something a little stronger.
By DEAN GEOFFREY C. ANDREW
Reprinted From
The UBC Alumni Chronicle
The time has gone when Canadian—or A merman—uniivursitics can look to Europ
either to the United Kingdom or to Germany from whom they borrowed so much in the past
—for the pattern of their future development. To say this is not to belittle British or
German university education.
sponsive to the needs of the
contemporary society as are the
German Universities.
It is rather to record the fact
that the social functions of the
Canadian (and American) University are in very considerable
de gree different from those of
the European University, and
unless we want to—and can—
change our social terms of reference, we have no option but
to accept our own tradition and
continue to develop it as best
we can. There is a lot to be
done before we can feel that we
are doing our own job well. We
won't, however, do it quicker
by doubting the validity of our
own tradition and by looking
over our shoulders at the older
European traditions which are
no longer transferable to the
North American continent and
scene.
In the first place—whether
we like it or not—(and I for
one like it) our University operates within a society in which
there is much more equality of
social opportunity than exists
in either Great Britan or Germany, and the Universities are
one of the most important instruments making for that relative equality. As a consequence, and particularly as we
receive increasing public and
government support, we can
not change our own social function in this respect unless the
society as a whole decides that
it can't afford to carry out the
educational branch of its total
social democratic program.
In order to maintain our own
standard of living and influence in an increasingly
complicated society and in an
increasingly technological
world, we have to produce an
ever-increasing number of educated technologists and also an
increasing number of men and
women and cultural enviro-
ment and can help operate it.
If we are to do this successfully,
we will have to' continue to
have the broadest possible
social base to our educational
system. We will have to effect
the release of all the intellectual energy we can develop from
the total social pool.
This is a problem which is
concerning the British very
much at the present time.
There are many in the United
Kingdom today who wonder
whether Britan can survive industrially and commercially on
the size of the present stream of
students now getting to the
University.
The new civic Universities in
Great Britan are confronted
with the need for more and
better-educated technologists,
with the need for more and
better-educated social, political
and economic leadership. They
see their job much more in
terms of our Canadian and
North American Universities
than in attempting to reduplicate those unique institutions,
Oxford and Cambridge—or to
reproduce insitutions as unre-
It is not agreed that responsiveness to the needs of the
contemporary society is the
only function of a University.
The preservation of the culture
of the past is a vitally important part of a University's work.
But if Universities neglect their
responsibility to warn, coimsel
and advise the society of which
they are a part, they lose an
important part of their reason
for concern with .classical studies, and German Universities,
despite their great tradition,
are in grave danger at the moment of giving inadequate attention to contemporary social
studies in comparison with
their traditional classical and
scientific studies. If an over-
concern for the contemporary
and the vocational in higher
education makes for superficiality, an under-concern for
both makes for steritity.
The Canadian University has
to be concerned with the kind
of Society it is helping create,
with the new skills that society
requires and with the kind
of citizenship the contemporary
world requires if we are to
continue to inhabit it. Classi
cal studies have a most im*
portant part to play, but they
are a balanced part, along
with professional studies—for
the old and new professions-—
along with adult education, or
university extension, and along
with a necessary great increase
in post-graduate studies of all
kinds, scientific, social and cultural. The Canadian tradition
of higher education has staked
out for itself a much more comprehensive programme— so*
cial as well as educational —
than that which was earlier
inherited from Europe. This
programme does not have to
be apologised for. It needs to
be lived up to. In doing this
there is much wc can gain
from exchange of personnel
and experience in specific fields
with our European colleagues,
There is also much common
experience we can pool with
the British civic Universities,
who are in effect developing
along our lines. But first of all
we need more consciousness of
the values of our own tradition, and more confidence in
those educational insights
which have grown out of that
social democracy which is, to
date, North America's most important contribution to civilization.
£cuHcjinf Scatd
Autherine
Editor, The Ubyssey
Dear Sir,
In last Tuesday's edition of
The Ubyssey, Ted Nicholson
pointed out that rather than
spend our money to give Autherine Lucy an education at
U.B.C. we ought to support her
in her fight against racial discrimination in Alabama.
All peoples, as Christians
and lovers of freedom, ought
to help Autherine Lucy. But
even more so, we as students
ought to help a fellow student
fighting for the right 10 have
an education at the university
of her choice. Manitoba has
already given its support. Let's
all give our support too by urging our council to send a telegram to Ihe University of Alabama demanding that Autherine Lucy be reinstated immediately.
Yours truly,
VICTOR  ANDERSON,
Arts II.
Henke Again
Editor, The Ubyssey
Dear Sir:
Henke, his attackers, the
churches, and all the rest of
us see that a new sincere desire to share and be brothers
is needed to save us from the
atom and starvation; but it is
pathetic   to   see   the   churches
crying for our return, Henke
damning the churches, and his
opponents slandering Henke.
For not the churchmen, nor
Henke, nor his opponents, nor
I have a new religion to overcome the pattern of social
ideals and wants ingrained in
us that bind us to our selfishness and our danger. Our
world has not that strength of
self-denial and real, not nominal devotion to principle
which only a few people have
ever had. I only wish the second coming were at hand, for
it appears that nothing less
could shake us from our bickering and our cross-accusationg
of failure, and set us on the
path of Ciirist's teachings.
Sincerely,
GEORGE HILL.
Peg-Legs?
Editor, Tiie Ubyssey
Dear Sir:
I am somewhat at a loss to
explain thc picture on page
six of the Ubyssey of March 6.
Did thc girls win one shoe
each, and if so who got the
right one. I am in the market
for a right one (size 14).
I.,rcalize that these shoes are
not much good since I'm not
much of a "sport." However,
I thought I would use the free
advertising.
Peg-Leg. THE UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 13,  1956
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RCAF AIR-SEA RESCUE CREW Monday demonstrated
to some 300 UBC students just how enthusiastic a person
can be in supporting a Blood Drive. Parachuter Ted
Braidner was dropped from an Otter seaplane onto Wesbrook field, is shown here being drawn up to a helicopter
in a typical mountain top rescue. Six man crew was brought
to the campus to support UBC's Spring Blood Drive which
continues today in the Armoury.
—Photo by Russ Tkachuk
Aggies    "Donate"
Blood   Trophies
Blood Drive co-chairman, Dick
"Moo" McKenzie, with six other
Aggies, Monday "borrowed" Forestry's Paul Bunyan model, the
Engineer's model airplane and
a dressmaker's bust from the
Home Ec girls, All of which will
be donated as prizes to the leading Faculty in the Spring Blood
Drive, McKenzie said.
NIGEL MORGAN, provincial
L.P.P. leader speaks noon today in Arts 100. Recently elected to load the R.C. Communists for his eleventh year,
Morgan will present proposals
for industrializing the province and discuss thc political
situation in B.C.
Bursaries
Students in undergraduate
studies are warned that the closing date for receiving applications for special bursaries will
be, in future, August 1, approximately two weeks earlier than
in previous years.
The closing date also applies
to those students intending to
apply to the Department of Education, Victoria, B.C.
At the Armouries the only
concentrated bleeders were the
Engineers and the social workers. Forestry led the Inter-Faculty race with 90%, Nurses were
next with 55%, Engineers had
52% and Arts and Commerce
tied with 50%.
Leading fraternity was Beta
Theta Pi with Sigma Chi a close
second. Leading sorority was
Alpha Gamma Delta. Dance
Club had 111 donating members,
Newman Club had 52, VOC had
80 and International House 48.
Prizes in today's Blood Barrell
are two dinners at the Sylvia
Motel, theatre tickets for Famous PJayers and a LP Glen
Miller record from Thompson
and Page. Wednesday's prizes
will be drawn Friday.
There will bo no blood clinic
Thursday but the Armouries will
be open Friday to take care of
late donors and scrum "guinea
pigs."
But 4,500 UBC students still
aren't giving Hjoir twenty minutes worth to society. With only
two more days to go, 700 pints
are still desperately needed if
UBC is to complete its pledged
quota.
Remember it only takes twenty minutes to donate, there is no
discomfort involved in giving
and you may save someone's
life. Give your blood now while
the Red Cross Clinic is still
open. Donate a pint lo save a
life.
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TEACHER TRAINING
AWARDS FOR COEDS
Women Students' entering
their final year of Arts, Physical Education, Commerce, or
Home Economics, and proposing to enter Teacher Training
in 1957-58 are offered a $150
. scholarship by the Vancouver
Secondary Women Teachers.
Applications on special
forms must be submitted to
Dean Gage's office before August.      *
CLASSES
(Continued from Pag* 1)
VARSITY CHRISTIAN Fellowship presents Rev. Robert
Birch, whose topic will be "Faith
—Why? How?" at noon today
in Physics 201.
* *      *
STEERING  COMMITTEE   of
Parliamentary Forum will meet
today at 12:30 in the Brock
Board Room. All political clubs
should be represented.
* *      *
PRE-DENTAL presents Dr. A.
M. Hayes speaking on Orthodontics noon today in Physics
202.
* *      *
HILLEL PRESENTS Rabbi
Goldenberg on "The Life of
Maimonades," tomorrow at noon
in Hillel. Everyone is welcome.
* *      *
ASUS EXECUTIVE meeting
Wednesday noon in Arts 102.
New and pro-tem executive
please attend.
* *      *
NIGEL MORGAN, provincial
leader of the L.P.P. speaks at
noon today in Arts 100. He will
discuss natural resources and
industrial development in B.C.
Critic  Pans Clubs
Choice of  Play
By SYLVIA SHORTHOUSE
Sitting through four hours of Shaw's long winded "Back
to Methuselah" was tiring, but sitting through two hours ol
"One Hundred Years Old" was completely exhausting.
The  biggest  mistake  of  the* ,
UBC Players Club in their an-  young, somewhat inhibited and
nual spring production last
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
nights was the choice of the play
itself. Although Shaw was windy in "Methuselah," he had
something to say. The four Quin-
tero brothers in "One Hundred
Years Old," rattled on through
three acts about lavender scented linen, Uncle Raphel's corpulence, the charm of ladies'
shawls, rain and radishes.
David Hughes as Papa Juan,
the sage old man who calls his
family together to help him celebrate his 100th birthday, saved
the production from complete
boredom. His portrayal of the
old man was real and endearing
and displayed almost professional polish of voice and gesture.
Although he was ably supported by Joanne Johnson as the
young, carefree and vivacious
Currite, and John Maunsell as
her periodically dashing lover
Trino, whenever the old man
was not on stage the production
seemed to drag along wearily.
The Spanish Noblewoman
Nona Marciala was lightly but
convincingly portrayed by Dan7
ica d'Honte and the shrewish,
pessimistic Dona Filomena was
for the most part convincingly
but not always consistently portrayed by Caroline Bell.
Marion Poggemiller as the
lively Spanish servant girl, displayed good voice but too much
i mugging. Janice Beairsto as the
suppressed daughter of the
shrew was sometimes convincing
but not enough to make her role
come alive.
Lee MacKenzie as the philo*
sophical farmer and Howard
Johnson as the aging and win*
ning husband of the noblewoman and host to the party, were
stiff and unexpressive and fail*
ed to reach the audience M
personalities.
Walter Shynkaryk as the re*
volutionary village drunk, babbled incoherently for ten min*
utes during the course of the
birthday "party" which to my
disappointment proved to be
the deadest affair of the evening.
As for the plot—I failed to
detect any. After all the preparations for the party were dealt
with exhaustively in the first
two acts, I waited hopefully
for the gala event which seem*
ed to be the only bright pros*
pect in view. However, when > It
arrived in Act III it seemed no
brighter than the rest of the
play, except for the effective
set and colorful costumes,
Directed by Sam Payne, "Ofce
Hundred Years Old," a "gay,
warm, comedy," displayed little
gaiety, little warmth and little
comedy, If the Players Club are
to be criticized for anything,
it is for their choice of play
which was an insurmountable
handicap even before they don*
ned their colorful costumes.
SWEET CAPS
add to the enjoyment
COM «r fiAJf
nMfNU^JMtt*U,..fMIYU tOOAYS CIOAMTTI President   Bray   Reports
First of all, I would like to
thank all .those people, especially
the Student Councillors, who
have worked with me this year
to make what I consider one of
the more successful years from
the point of view of student administration and activities. I
would also like to take special
Bote of the contribution to this
society of Mr.  H. B. Maunsell,
who is retiring after seven years
of service to the students. His
contribution has been outstanding, but I feel sure that Mr. E.
MacDonald will capably handle
the arduous task of business
manager of this society.
I would like to deal specifically with several of the activities which have been carried on
this year.
Athletics
NFCUS-National and Local
ip  Conference
The idea of having a Leadership Conference originated from
the PSPA Conference held in
San Diego in May of last year.
The organization of the Conference which was held at Camp
Blphinstone from September
30th to October 2nd was very
ably handled by Miss Maureen
Sankey, president of the Women's Undergraduate Society,
and her hard-working committee.
There were approximately 100
attending thc convention, including nearly all the presidents of
the undergraduate societies,
club presidents, several students active in campus affairs,
and also approximately 15 members  of  the  administration.
The conference consisted of
fceveral discussion groups relating  to student problems and
campus affairs generally. There
was also ample time for recreation and other special activities.
This year, being the inauguration year, was in the way an
experiment.
However, it is my opinion
that this was one of the most
beneficial things that this council undertook, and it is my recommendation and hope that
this conference will become an
annual affair, as I believe it is
the best method we have found
yet of creating student interest,
and of giving the students an opportunity to be heard, and also
to inform them of the activities
of their Students' Council. This
recommendation is probably
superfluous as I think both faculty and students alike were
impressed by the usefulness of
such a conference.
New   Brock   Extension
The   council   this   year   was'lieve  that the proper  place  to
faced with the decision of the
1955 Spring General Meeting
that the students desired neither
to roof the existing Empire Pool
nor to build a second smaller
pool.
With the gymnasium debt being repaid this year with the exception of $15,000, it was felt
that the $5.00 of the student fee
develop bowling facilities is in
the Brock, and it is our hope
that at some time in the future,
it will be possible to provide
such facilities in connection with
our Student Union Building.
However, at the time that the
Board vetoed the idea of bowling alleys, they also approved
in principle the balance of the
of  $18.00,   should  be  allocated pians for the Brock, and agreed
ot some worth-while building
project which would directly
benefit   the   students.
With this in mind, your Stu-
* dents'  Council recommended to
the Fall General Meeting that a
$5.00 fee should be carried on
for a  period of seven years in
order  to   provide  an   increased
Student Union Building. This resolution   was   unanimously   approved by the fall mooting and|
the Council then  appointed Mr.
Don McCallum to head what be-1
came known as tho Brock Exten-i
sion Committee. j
This committee first of all j
made every effort to determine]
the needs of the various student!
clubs and to relate their require-1
ments lo the desirability of pro-
to provide space for the Alumni
executive, and further agreed
that all revenues from the new
Brock Extension should be the
property of the AMS.
After securing the approval of
the Board, the plans were then
taken to the University Screening Committee, and have now
been approved in principle by
them. The plans, of necessity,
have undergone many changes
in  reaching this  final  form.
A building such as this must
be a compromise to try to provide the maximum facilities for
the various number of groups
interested.
We have proceeded now to
stage    whore    actual     working
\iding    recreation    and    lounge 'drawings and specifications are)
area. This in itself took a considerable period of time.
It was also the recommendation of this committee that six
bowling   alleys   be   installed   in.
being drawn up in order that
the plans can be submitted to
various builders so that bids can
be made on the construction of
the   building.   The   bids   should
the Brock. This created further  bl' Put 0,lt by June 1st, construc-
dolay in that il required the
approval of the budding and
Development Committee of the
Univorsuv and the Board of Governors,
After lone, discussions with
the administration, and finally
witii Ihe Board of Governors,
thc Board ruled that  before any
tion should start on June 15th,
and probable completion date
is   March,   1057.
The building will cost approximately S300.000.00 and will contain   tlie   following   facilities--a
games   room   with   billiard   and,
ping-pong tables; special club fa-,
cilities   for   Film   Society,   Ham
bowling   alleys   were   placed   in; Radio  Society,  Mamooks  Poster
1he   Brock,   that   the   area   pre- i Club, Camera  and  Photography'
viously  provided  in  the gymna-j Clubs; Alumni offices and distri-
siuni   should   be   developed. but ion centre; further lounge and
Tho Students' Council did not | dance area;  meeting  rooms and
then agree villi the the decision j other club rooms; now, enlarged!
©fine Board, and continue to be-j College  Shop;  Totem  office.       ]
This will just be a short
comment as Mr. Hutchison
will be making a full report i
to you at the General Meeting. |
As far as Women's Athletics j
are concerned, there has been j
more participation than ever j
before, and I feel that this ,
field will continue to develop.
With the sale of 1500 Athletic Cards and the increased
financial aid from $3.20 to
$3.60 per student, Men's Athletics have been put on a
sound financial basis for the
first time in many years, and
this should help to produce
better teams as the years, go
on.
Finances
This year we were in the
fortunate position of having
a man who was extremely capable of looking after student
funds. New systems have been
set up and increased activities have taken place, due both
to Mr. Conray's ingenuity and
also to the fact that the Council has had more money available than at any time in the
past six or seven years.
I do not intend to go into
an extensive report on the financial status of this Society
because Mr. Conway will be
making his own report, other
than to say that this Society is
in extremely good financial
position.
Student Court
An attempt was made at the
Fall Genera^ Meeting to amend the Constitution of the
Student Court, but this amendment was defeated and the
Court has continued to operate under the system that it
operated last year. I feel that
the set-up as it now exists is
a good one and that constitutional revision is not the answer to an improved administration of iusice. The Court is
very young on this campus,
and I fool that as it progresses
it will determine, by trial and
error, the best method of
handling individual cases
Publications
This year tho students of
this University have been fortunate in having a student
newspaper which is somewhat
indicative of student opinion
on this campus. This, as you
probably are well aware, is in
direct contrast to the previous
year's  Ubyssey.
There is, I feel, only one
criticism which can bo Ultimately made about this year's
paper, and that is the almost
complete lack of editorial comment or criticism on the activities of the Students' Council. The Publications Board
has been very energetic in producing two issues of the "Ravel'
and one issue of "Pique1, a new
humour magazine.
In spite of their somewhat
ill-founded optimism regarding sales, these publications
have been generally well-
received. Overall, the publications of the Alma Mater
Society this year have been
handled in a most efficient
manner.
Before getting into this difficult  and  confusing  problem,  I
specifically   desire   to   separate
my comments about the national
organization as contrasted with
the local. 1 feel that Mr. Marc
Bell has done a very good job j
with the local NFCUS commit-j
tee   within   the   bounds   of   his!
range and activities.
However, my opinion of thc
national NFCUS organization is
exactly the opposite. Mr. Longstaffe, Mr. Bell and myself attended the NFCUS conference
held in Edmonton in mid-October and were sadly disillusioned
not only with the organization
and executive, but also with the
conference itself.
To go into a long and detailed
report of the conference would
be of little value.
However, to sum up, it Is
enough to say that a discussion
oi every conceivable scheme
and plan was carried on for
five days and to all intents
and purposes for five nights,
with the end result that little,
if anything, was accomplished.
It is my firm belief that a national student union is a necessity and could be beneficial to
all students of Canada.
However, I think the NFCUS
organization has reached such
a chaotic state that it would
be impossible to reform it from
within. That is the main reason
that the Council Is recommending to the Annual General Meeting that UBC withdraw from
NFCUS and that the money set
aside for the organization be
used to attempt to set up a new
national student union of which
students of Canada could be
proud, rather than their present
attitude ranging from disinterest
to disdain.
Having attended this conference, and upon returning to
UBC, the Council set up a
NFCUS Investigations Committee under the chairmanship of
Mr. Longstaffe. Their recommendation was approved by
Council and will be decided
upon by you at the General
Meeting. i
World  University  Service
This organization, in direct
contrast to NFCUS. is well organized and carries on an extremely worth-while program.
At our semi-annual mooting held
in October, 1955, the students
made an exceptionally wise decision in allocating their funds
not only for exchange scholarships, but also for WUSC's International Program for Action.
This move was long overdue
on the part of UBC and should
strengthen the World University
Service right across Canada. At
the WUSC conference which was
held in October in Saskatoon
and attended by Mr. Peter Kros-
by, the WUSC chairman, Mr.
Longstaffe and myself, a motion
was passed at the instigation of
UBC that if possible all universities pay SI.00 per head to
WUSC as was presently being
done by the University of Sas-
kachewan and UBC.
Since that time, the University of Western Ontario has implemented this plan, and there
is every reason to hope that Mc-
Gill and several other universities will follow suit. Until such
a plan is firmly established, the
future possibilities of WUSC, in
I my opinion, are extremely
i limited.
The Exchange Scholarship
Program carried on at UBC over
[ the last eight or nne years has
j proved to be very' satisfactory,
I and plans are well under way
i to brng another five students to
: this campus next year.
UCC,  USC  and WUS
All these organizations have
had a moderately successful
year, and the chairman of each
respective group has done a good
job in directing their activities.
These organizations can be and
should be utilized to a greater
extent thatn they were this year
in promoting activities not at
present directly under their control. Again I must reiterate that
the Leadership Conference is
an excellent opportunity for
them to become acquainted with
tho overall problem of student
government and to take an interest beyond thoid own little
club or group. USC has tentatively a new member in their
ranks, namely, the Arts and Science   Undergraduate   Society.
I would like to see it continued and I feel that it should
grow gradually and not attempt
lo bite off more tnan it can
chew. If it follows this plan
1 think it can gradually develop
into a worth-while organization,
but that if il does not, it is
doomed lo failure.
I USC, at present, is in the
' process of ro-valuating its func-
I tion and its recommendations
I should be helpful to next year'i
j Council.
j I would like again to thank
j everyone who has worked with
1 mo this year, and who have con-
! tributed to a very useful and
i interesting year of student ae-
, tivities.
1 would like to wish Mr. Jabour  and   tho   entire   incoming
i Council   tho   best  of  luck  next
year   in   their   duties   as   your
representatives,
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Says   Hees
"The present government is content to see the people of
Canada remain hewers of wood and drawers of water for the
rest of the world," said George Hees Friday.
Hees, past president of the Na-', ~r~,      ' ; j
,.      7 ^ '.      »       .\,      ! taxes ar>d increase pensions and
tional Conservative Association, I „,,„... ,,
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sorship of the campus Conserva-1 Hees outlined ^ lmmigration
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"Canada has more advantages
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"Our raw materials are being
sent to the U.S. where they are
processed, making jobs for Americans and paying American
wages. The finished products are
then shipped all over the world,
and even sold back to Canada.
"If we keep the negative attitude   of  the   present   govern-
ty.
"We don't want to kid potential immigrants about Canada," he said.
"The present government tells
immigrants they can get jobs,
but- when   they get  here  they
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housing, but they get here and j
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hand-picked immigrants, reduce I rnssment." i
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Wednesday for only 25 cents
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"Of course, it will be better than ever," editors said today.
The editorial board is now
investigating possibilities of a
summer edition.
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In drab Black and White with a host of has beens
A few who tried
This is a Talkie — Utterly  Censored
Never Again on this Campus
We play this because . . .
1) Our budget won't balance
2) Contract  obligations
3) Akesode wants to see it
3) Sultan doesn't
5) Somebody goofed
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Lenten
Mission
Friday
Anglican Young People's annual Lenten Rally which starts
Friday evening is expected to
be attended by over seven hundred people.
The rally begins at 8:00 p.m.
and goes all day Saturday. It
will be held in Saint Paul's
Church, Jcrvis and Pcndrell.
Leader of thc mission is the
Reverend William Bothwell, rec-
lor of SaintMartin's-in-the-
Ficlds, Toronto.
The program for Friday evening includes choral evensong,
procession and sermon.
On Saturday morning at 8:00
the Right Reverend Godfrey
Gower will celebrate Holy Communion.
Sessions continue throughout
Saturday. Registration forms for
the Rally are available at the
AMS office. Cost is one dollar,
including three meals. All UBC
students are invited.
Wilson Wins Top Post
Without Opposition
An attempt by engineers to break up the election meeting
of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society was foiled
Monday.
Newly elected ASUS president Tom Wilson was outlining
a program for next year following the elections when engineers
tried to get past the locked doors of F and G 100.
Unable to get by the doors, the redshirts tried to lock
the quorum-plus meeting inside the room but were foiled by
newly elected secretary Terry James who pushed the door
open and called the engineers "a bunch of overgrown children.'*
An attempt to pilfer two ballot boxes was also foiled by
the artsmen.
Both Wilson and James were elected to head next year's
Arts Society by acclamation. Also elected by acclamation were;
Walter Shynkaryk, treasurer; members at large B. Morgan
and S. Singh; and USC representative B. Wright.
Contested seats were won by Jim MacFarlan, vice president; and Ernie Ledgerwood, publicity chairman.
PRESIDENTS REPORT
(Continued from Page 4)
Election   Innovations
This year, several innovations
in  the election procedure were!
tried  out  and     I     think     have
proved  to   be   reasonably   satisfactory.    These are namely: the
extension   of   camaigning   until ]
voting  closes;     the     placing  of
polling booths in both Fort and:
Acadia   camps,   the  renewal   of1
making the    results    public  as.
they come in from the various
polling stations; and finally, and;
I think most important, the set- [
ting up of a Nominations Com-!
mittee.
I believe this is the first year
in over ten years that not nne
single position on Council iva«
gone by acclamation. This is in
part due to the interest created
by the Leadership Conference,
but in the main I feel this wa-
due to the initiative and imagln.
ation of the Nominations Committee under Mr. Dave Hemp-
bill.
I would strongly recommend
that these innovations be continued, and that every effort
be made to find new ways of
increasing the efficiency and in«
terest in AMS election.*.
Presidents'   Conference
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The council decided in April
of 1955 that they would make
every effort to convince the delegates at thc 1955 PSPA Conference, which was held in San
Diego, that this year the convention should be held in Vancouver. With this in mind, the
Council sent along Mr. Longstaffe, Mr. Conway and myself
to San Diego well-armed with
propaganda about the virtues of
Vancouver in general and UBC
in  particular.
With the extensive work done
by Mr. Armstrong in sending
out special invitations to each
school, a one-page flyer of "The
Ubyssey" and a scroll invitation
signed by Mayor Hume and
President MacKenzie. we were
successful in convincing the
delegates that there was only
one place to hold the convention
this year, namely, UBC.
First of all I should explain
that the Pacific Student Presidents' Association is an association made up of the incoming
and outgoing presidents of the
student bodies of all universities
in the 14 western states plus
UBC.
They meet together to discuss
mutual problems and to endeavour to obtain a general overall understanding of the dilfe-enl
forms and methods of student
government. Early in October.
1955. the Council called for applications for Executive Director, PSPA and shortly there-
alter appointed Mr. Jim McDonald to head that committee.
Plans have gone forward  very
satisfactorily to date.
The Georgia Hotel, which wilt
be the convention headquarters,
has been booked from May 9th.
to 12th, an airplane tour of
Vancouver and surrounding area
and a boat excursion to Nanai-
i mo and return has been ar-
' ranged.
To date we have received confirmation  from  65  schools  and.
j have been notified that  140 del-
I egates   will   be  attending.   This
: is an exceptionally good respone
for this time of year, and I feel
sure   that   by   the   time   of   the
convention thc number of schools
will probably  reach 85  and the
number of delegates over 200.
Special entertainment and out-
, standing  speakers  such   as  Victoria Times editor Bruce Hutchison   and   UBC President   N.   A.
M.   McKenzie   have   been   lined
up to entertain and educate tin
delegates. Having the convention
in  Vancouver  is  an  exceptional
opportunity   for   those   member.-
of   next    year's   Council    to   he
■come    familial'    not    only    with
their   own    particular   interests,
hut   also  with   the  overall   problems of student government generally.
Finally, in concluding this portion  of  the  report,  I   would  like
to say  that   to date  Mr.   McDonald and his committee have done
i an excellent job, and I fee] sun
j that   this  convention   will   prove
' to   be   very   successful   and   will
be  of  benefit   to the  Universih
of   British   Columbia   in   all   re-
' speets, High  School  Tourney
Here In Gym Tomorrow
By  DWAYNE  ERICKSON
The annual B. C. High School
provincial tournament, inaugurated in 1945 at the New Westminster Y.M.C.A., will be held
at UBC War Memorial Gymnasium from Wednesday to Saturday of this week.
This year promises some of
the best competition ever seen,
as 16 evenly-matched basketball
squads will attempt to take home
the George Sparling trophy won
by the tall Trapp Tech crew last
year.
Last Saturday the Magee five,
coached by old UBC warriors,
Jack Shippobotham, and Gundy
McLeod, upset the early favour
ed Lester Pearson crew after
two overtime periods 71-69. The
win by Magee renewed the confidence of the outside teams,
who figured Lester Pearson was
the uncrowned champ.
With the Magee win, a three
way battle looks ln the offing
with Magee, Lester Pearson and
Victoria High centering the attention. Alberni High, last year's
finalists, Clearbrooke Mennonlte
School, Mission and Vancouver
College are the dark horses
and could provide a few big
surprises before the tournament
is over. Also expected to make
a few upsets are Cumberland,
Salmon Arm, Esquimau, Lang-
ley, West Van, Oliver, John
Oliver and Castlegar. The Fraser
Valley champion, North Surrey
quintet, matching Lester Pearson for height, will also prob
ably figure high in the competition.
Growing from a small invitational meet organized by Trapp
Tech and Duke of Connaught,
the tournament has become one
of the outstanding prep school
competitions of the province.
This year, hundreds of students
have brought honors to their
school by earning a tournament
berth through zone competition
and they won't stop here. Some
of the finest, cleanest and most
sportsmanlike competition will
take place in the UBC gym during the week.
Student tickets are available
in quantity for the price of 50
cents. This ticket is valid for
all games.
THE UBYSSEY "^
Tuesday, March 13,  1956
Newport Meet Off;
Huskies Join OSC
By DAVE MANSON
Gloom hung unusually low over the waters of Coal
Harbour last week as UBC's crewmen learned that the Newport Harbour Sprint Championships are cancelled this year
because of the American Olympic Trials.
The California regatta, the big-f-
gest annual rowing event on the
"COME ONE. come all" says
football coach Frank Gnup.
"Spring is here," claims Mr.
Gnup, as he appeals for all
able bodied athletes to join
him on the playing fields in
a little spring grid practice.
Determined to move upward
in the Evergreen Conference,
the irrepressible Gnup sees
better days ahead for UBC
football.
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Pacific coast, has been the grand
climax of Jr. Varsity rowing in
past years, as well as major competition for the Varsity eight.
UBC has attended the invitational meet since the second
year of its founding, and, although they have never won the
Varsity Sprints, 'Bird Crews
have been three-time winners
of the Varsity Consolation and
now hold the Jayvee Sprint
title. The meet has been largely
responsible for the success of
UBC's crews in International
competition.
MEET HUSKIES
But news that Washington
Huskies will join Oregon State
Beavers in an invasion of Vancouver waters has spurned the
rowers enthousiasm. Three B.C.
Crews have battled Inclement
weather and water conditions
since early February in preparation for the clash.
With things beginning to take
shape for the March 18 races,
the Varsity looks like a strong
Olympic Contender with great
potential and keen spirit. An
average weight of 185 pounds
gives Coach Frank Read expectations of seeing his "big eight"
sweep past the powerful American Crews in their racing
debut, and with the 3-foot-tall
Fullerton Trophy on the block,
the Birds will have to crack
the course record to maintain
their hold on the silverware.
J. V.'s DEFEND EGG CUP
Always close on  the tail  of
the Varsity in workouts, the two
i J. V. boats will have the first
| chance  to  show   their  stuff  in
'< the struggle for the famed Egg
Cup against the southerners. The
i lighter     J.V.'s,     predominately
newcomers,    are    well   enough
j stocked with experience to provide a strong punch in thc long
i sprint to the wire.
With Washington and Oregon
UBC Places
2 On Team
B.C. Totems, as the B.C. Olympic contender has been named,
came from behind in the final
minutes to beat Seattle Federals 68-64 in the final minutes.
Of interest to UBC fans is the
fact that the only two Thunderbird representatives on the team
both were on the starting line
up. John McLeod, who scored
two points, partnered Bob Pickel and Ron Bissett on the forward line, while Ed Wilde started with Bob Burtwell as guard3.
Wilde scored six points, including the two points that drew
Totems even at 64-64.
Assisrtant Totem coach Jack
Pomfret gave the orders as
Lance Hudson took to the standi
to take notes.
In other basketball news,
Phys Ed lost In inter-collegiate
intramural basketball competition to Western Washington in
Bellingham Friday evening. Earlier in the day, Phys Ed topped
Phi Delts 20-19 to win the UBC
men's intramural hoop crown.
Thunderettes
Meet Victoria
Hoping to follow In UBC
Braves' footsteps are the Thunderettes who meet the winner
of the Victoria league for the
Senior "B" Women's title sometime this week.
Thunderettes won the Mainland Championship last week encountering little resistance from
the Newton squad as they won
by a healthy  53-29 margin.
Trudy Mounce held the spot
light    in    scoring,    netting    16
points.   Halls   led   the  Newton
expected to be smooth, fast and j squad with eleven points.
in top shape, the meet promises I 	
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Sf0T L ESS
Bill Esselmont was returned
lo office for a second year
as MAA secrtary, beating out
two other candidates.
Esselmont will assist Tom
Toynbee this year, automatically having a seat on MAC with
Toynbee, who is the new MAA
president.
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On March 17th at Brock Hull
It's The
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Dancing 8:30-12 — Refreshments — Door Prize
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EVERYBODY'S GOING
Tickets are  Still Available  at the AMS Office Fitba Win
Gives Lead
To Varsity
By TED TREVOR-SMITH
Varsity soccer team sported
a revamped look last Saturday
when they dumped Dubbelwares
5-1 in a Mainland League First
Division contest.
Still smarting from their first
loss of the season the previous
week-end, Varsity racked up
their fourteenth win and moved
back into first place in Mainland play, two points ahead of
idle Mount Pleasant, who have
a game in hand and were busy
in Provincial Cup competition.
4-0 AT THE HALF       	
The Birds took complete control from the opening kick-off
when Ashdown scored three minutes into the first half. He was
followed by Fred Green and
Dave Wood before he notched
his second goal before half time.
The Dubbels got their only '■
goal midway in the second half. ,
Ernie Kuyt finished off the scor- j
ing by heading a corner kick j
past the Dubbel's goalie. j
On defense the Birds showed
a new look. Former inside right
Frank Sealy was moved to fullback to partner Harry Nicholson and played an outstanding !
game. '
On the forward line Dave
Wood and Ernie Kuyt led the
attack. Besides getting a goal
himself, Kuyt had three assists.
CHIEFS LOSE
While the Birds were at West
Memorial trouncing Dubbels, the
Fourth Division Chiefs lost 3-1
to Sunsets on campus. Neville
Gow was the Chief's lone marksman.
Since it has been decided that
Varsity will travel by bus to
California to meet Stanford,
coach Ed Luckett will be able
to add some reserve strength
in the form of Chief players to |
his First Division squad. Chiefs
showed an improved performance in holding first place Sunsets *o the close win.
MIKE GLASPTfc-SPORTS EDITOR
THE UBYSKY
Tuesday, March 13, 1956
7
VARSITY'S Jack Maxwell eludes a stubborn Norwests'
defender in a McKechnie Cup game in the Stadium Saturday. Norwests won 8-3 and must only beat Victoria this
Saturday to take the cup from Varsity.
—Photo by Tom Spouse
Ruggermen  Lose to
Strong  Norwest XV
By BRUCE ALLARDYCE
A hard-playing Norwests 15 may have wrote finis to
Varsity's hopes of retaining the McKenzie Cup Saturday, as
they defeated UBC 8-3 before a small crowd in the Stadium.
Second Tie
In  Hockey
For the second w?ek in a
row, Varsity battled to a scoreless draw in Lower Mainland
Men's Grass Hockey League action. At UBC on Saturday,
North Shore and Varsity settled for 0-0 score.
Thc contest was a battle of
defense as neither forward line
was able to seriously threaten
the opposition goal. Varsity out-
gho; North Shore seven to two.
The game featured the best
hockey seen in thc province this
year with both squads exhibiting crisp passes and exceptional  speed.
The point Varsity gained from
the draw boosted the team into
a first place tie with UBC, the :
second campus team. Each squad
lias 12 points, but Varsity still
lias two games in hand. North
Shore remained in fourth spot
with 7 points, four behind third
place Cardinals.
UBC was idle over the weekend, having their scheduled contest with the Vancouver club
cancelled due to ground conditions.
Norwests' forwards and hard-
tackling backline kept the Varsity attackers off balance all
afternoon. Although UBC dominated the set scrums and line-
outs, their backs broke through
only three times in the entire
match, due mostly to the fine
defensive play of Norwests'
backs, and bad passing by Varsity.
KICKS COSTLY
Missed penalty kicks also
proved costly for the Birds, as
they made good on only one out
of six attempts. Pete Tynan
missed one golden opportunity
when UBC was awarded a penalty squarely in front of the
posts, about 25 yards out.
Norwests controlled the play
in the early stages of the game,
keeping Varsity pinned in their
own half, and, at the 15 minute mark centre Gordy Hemingway got away from Donn Spence
and bolted 30 yards for a try.
The convert attempt by Dave
Block was good.
Norwests were penalized 14
times, Varsity four times.
In the last 15 minutes of play,
Varsity constantly had the pressure on the Norwests defence
but were unable to cross the goal
line.
' Varsity coach Albert Laithwaite was unhappy to say the
least. His only comment was,
"I'm disgusted." Possibly overshadowed by the losing performance of Varsity was the steady
play of both scrum half Peter
Tynan and fullback Roger Kron-
quist, who recovered magnificently from a shaky performance
in California.
Varsity's only chance to retain the McKechnie Cup lies in
Victoria defeating Norwests Saturday.
TOMMIES WIN
In a Carmichael Cup game on
thc Aggie Field, Tomahawks defeated North Shore 13-0. Leading 3-0 at half time, Tommies
opened the second half with a
rush,  scoring   10  points  in  two
When   UBC   backs   did   break ! ml"utcs'
through, they were stopped by
the sheer hustly and determination of the Norwests. Ted Hunt,
who probably made the least
number of mistakes per chance
of making one, broke clear once
Doug Muir dribbled the ball
50 yards off the kick-off, and
Bruce McAlpine fell on the ball
for the try. McAlpine, who had-
not played since Christmas,
turned  in  a  sparkling  perforin-
taking the whole backline with j ance  scorin*  two tric"s"  Marcus
Bell   kicked   two   converts   for
him. A try seemed a certainty,
and Hunt, unable to pass, was
nulled down on the five yard
line.
Soon after half time, Norwests lengthened their lead to
8-0, when Dave Block made good
on a penalty kick from the 35
yard line. Dave Morley countered for the Varsity soon after,
finally converting one of Norwests' mistakes into three points.
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By   DWAYNE   ERICKSON
UBC Braves won the B. C.
basketball championship last
Saturday night with a 113-88
total in the two-game total point
series against Alberni Junior
Men. After losing Friday night's
game 61-39, Alberni came back
to take Saturday's contest 52-49,
falling short of the title by 19
points.
Braves coach Peter Mullins
said that he never would have
thought that his team would win
the title when he took over the
coaching duties early in the season after five losses. "But," he
said "the boys had spirit and
acted as a team; that in itself
gave us the title. Every kid on
the club regards himself and
his teammates as eque! in basketball ability. In my books,
they're all stars."
Spirit was the deciding factor
this weekend for the Braves.
Knowing they would be unable
to continue on to the Canadian
playoffs, the Varsity students
kept their spirits up and focused
on their immediate goal, the
B. C. title.
LIKE CHAMPS
On Friday night, the Mullins
quintet played like champions
as they went ahead after battling
on even terms for the first seven
minutes to run up a four point
quarter lead and ten point half
time lead.
Following the intermission,
Braves stepped up the pace and
played good control ball. Nothing was to be desired in their
Alberni;
Champs
shooting as they hit well from
the outside. Every first string
player scored more than five
points in the last half as the
Braves outscored Alberni 17-12
and 23-16.
Ray Gailloux was the standout
for Alberni scoring 11 points,
eight coming in the final quarter
before he fouled out. Gailloux,
who plans to come to UBC next
year, seemed to be the only
spark on the team as he proved
himself invaluable on both de«
fence and offense.
Saturday night's game was the
big game for the bench strength
I as they saw action for more
I than half the game.
Proving that they weren't at*
tending the game just to keep
the bench filled, the Braves' sec*
ond string went out on the floor
and scored 15 points to keep the
Varsity out in front until late
in the third quarter.
The final quarter was a see«
saw battle but In the dying min«
utes, Alberni scored three fre«
throws to take the contest.
Lance Stephen and John Mc«
Nee were high scorers for Braves
with 16 and ten points respectively while George Kootnekoff
and John Vikstrom led Alberni
with 14 and  13 points.
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