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NOV 4   i960
No. 23
Tasters Take Teacup Tussle
PADDED BfAUTlES  tackled one  another  ferociously in the hard-fought battle yesterday noon
when the "Home Wreckers" beat the "Pahhandlers" 19-6.
Revolutionary Group
Invades Brock Radio
Brock Hall airwaves'were invaded-last week by an organization calling itself Radio Free Brock.
The   group   is said"' to*  h&ve
Faculty Rivalry Sparks
Halftime Shenanigans
The more colorful groups on campus had an oportunity to
display their spirit during the annual Tea Cup game.
Half time activities included a chariot race, boat races, a
cross country race, and  general confusion.
Half  time activities included   ■ ■ —
broadcast revolutionary and
anarchist propaganda, that suggested students should dynamite
Brock, and blow up Student
Council, along with Other vul-
ger comments that are unfortunately unprintable.
The group apparently got on
the air by cutting into UBC
Radio's transmission system.
In attempting to fihd out what
RFB is, and who is running it,
The Ubyssey gathered the following information:
Ross Armstrong of Hamsoc
says they are a dedicated group
Poet To Visit
American poet, Joseph Lang-
land, will visit UBC and will
read from his own works at
12:30 p.m   in the auditorium.
The event is sponsored by the
arts and English departments
and the special event! Committee.
Considered among the more
promising of the younger American poets, Mr. Langland is presently at work on a full-length
verse drama. His first collection
of poems appeared in "The
green   town."
A new, second collection will
be found in "Haruspicating on
valley view farm" to be published in 1961. His works have also
been carried in "New world
writing"   and "Poetry awards."
He will be represented in three
forthcoming anthologies of modern poetry.
Three of Mr. Langland's
poems appear in the current is-
use of "Prism," new Vancouver
of students devoted to free
speech and an intelligent voice
in Brock.
Radsoc's Gordon Darling does
not share Armstrong's opinion.
He says UBC Radio knows who
is behind RFB and warns that
if more Broadcasting is done,
the people running Radio Free
Brock will be bought before
Student Council.
Darling refused to name the <|
operators   of RFB,   saying  only  £
that they are not Engineers as
first suspected. He hinted at a
group in' the north Brock.
Ron Keeler, Filmsoc Booking
Manager, said: "Competition
was good for the CBC and the
same , should apply to UBC
Ken Neveroski, Operations
Manager of Filmsoc, commented:
"I feel Radio Free Brock could
easily be an improvement on
Pat McBride, who was Assistant Technical Operations
Director of RFB last year, said:
"Radio Free Brock was designed to blank out Radio Chaos
(UBC Radio's goon show), the
closing out program of Radsoc.
"We tried to bring good
music, such as light classical and
some popular, but not rock and
"We were thwarted by Radsoc.
However, we of last year's staff
of RFB feel Radsoc has improved this year.
"Last year's RFB has no connection with this year's."
McBride is now a member of
the Aerial Phenomena Research
If this is what the Boat
Race looked like to you yesterday, it's a good thing you
weren't in it.
By devious and questionable means the Engineers
managed to outrace the Pub.
a chariot race, boat race, a
cross country race, and general
The Engineers chariot, a low
slung red job, defeated the
Aggie entry.
About 300 Engineers, running
interference for their entry, a
stretched net across the track
to obscure the Aggies. The upsetting of the Aggie chariot
may have helped the Engineers
Aggies retaliated by dispersing a foul-smelling spray on
everyone within range.
An impartial Engineer judge
announced the red-shirts victorious. Later someone set fire
p^t^e>Aggte\chaript.:■■,;, .
In another halS timetcontest,
the. Pubsters, Engineers,/Aggies,
and. Foresters met' in a "boat
In the first race between the
Pubsters and the. Engineers,
another impartial Engineer gave
victory to the Engineers.
The Aggies easily defeated the
Foresters in the other semifinal.
The Aggies finished first in the
(final contest agaiinst the Engineers. An original Engineer
commented "We was robbed."
400 runners started in the
cross country race, not quite
that many finished. Lending
dignity to the event were Frat
pledges, many wearing shirts
and ties.
The Nursing cheerleaders,
wearing red sweaters and short
White skirts or black leotards encountered difficulty in getting
cheers from anyone but the Engineers and Nurses.
The  Home  Economics   cheer
leaders, in green sweaters and
aprons or black leotards, didn't
fare much better with the crowd.
Lunch bags, newspapers and
apples pelted the cheerleaders
for both teams.
Proceeds from the game will
go to the Crippled Children's
Fumbles and ferocious tackles were the keynote of a wild,
Home-Ec "Home-Wreckers" out-
clawed the Nursing "Panhandlers"  19-6.
Showing breakaway speed,
Home Ec. girls gained sweet revenge for last year's ignomin-
iuos defeat at the hands of the
Nurses. .;
Mugs Segal, PafilS Kirstiuk and
Bernie Thompson' > scored the
touchdowns for H6£ie-Ec "Home
Nursing's only touchdown was
made by Jill Diespecker.
Watch It Boys;
Girls Out For Fun
Vegetable   Corsage's,
That's the word for Thursray's
"Dogpatch Drag."
Dance rules are that girls ask
boys', wear blue jeans, and
make vegetable corsages for
their dates.
This year, the affair will be
held in the Brock Lounge and
will feature John Fredrickson's
Band. Tickets go at 2 for $1.69,
and are on sale noon-hours at
the AMS.
Wednesday, boys on the arm
of a girl will be admitted to the
Sadie Hawkin's Pep Meet, free.
And girls, single boy's and others
will be admitted for a dime. '
Rain Dampens Degree Giving
Amid heavy rains, 500 students received degrees along
with six notable men who received honorary degrees, last
Despite heavy rain 2.200
people attended the fall congregation ceremonies held
lsst Thursday in the Armoury.
The students received their
degrees from chancellor A. E.
Accompanying them were
Hon. Howard C. Green, Canadian secretary of state for
external affairs, who received
an honorary LLD degree;
John W. Gardner, doctor of
laws and president of Carnegie Corporation of New York
and Carnegie Foundation for
advancement of teaching; Sir
Frank Chalton Francis, KCB,
doctor of letters and director
and principal librarian of the
British Museum; Louis Booker
Wright, doctor of letters and
director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Wash., D.C.;
who received honorary degrees.
Sydney Clifford Barry, doctor of science, deputy minis
ter of agriculture for Canada,
UBC graduate and Thomas
Wright Moir Cameron, doctor of science and director of
the Institute of Parasitology at
McGill, also received honorary degrees.
The group was addressed by
Dr. John W. Gardner who
asked that everyone maintain
excellence of performance no
matter what his walk of life,
for, if this is not done, "...
the outlook for our society is
grim indeed." Page 2 	
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Ever since jolly, fat, Bacchus discovered the spirits
derived from luscious green and blue grapes, the world
has been drowned in a sea of wine, scotch, whiskey, rum,
gin, vodka, tequila, and various beverages concocted by
the ingenious mixing of this with that.
The happy old Greek unknowingly endowed humanity,
—the masses, rather—with the past-time of social and
unsocial drinking. The habit of downing gallon-jugs of
red wine was developed to the utmost in the times of
Nero and that dear old lascivius dame, Cleopatra, reportedly saw the bottom of many a wine-skin herself.
Of course in the good old days, drinking was only next
to sex in being the prime goal in every man's and women's
life. Through the centuries, man has painstakingly furthered this habit (drinking) until it has become an art
in itself. On the Continent, children are initiated into this
important phase of life at an early age; mostly after the
passing of their first decade, but of course, the French
(rather fast in any subject) begin almost at birth. As a
result, adults develop with a mature outlook towards
social and personal drinking.
We, as university students, have an. inwnature concept
of drinking!
The drinkers on campus are either hypocrite or in-
In Vancouver, and especially on campus, the enjoyable
past-time of drinking has been degraded into "drunking."
Who is resppnsible for this "Dr. Jekyll-Mr. Hyde" attitude? Our upbringing and the whole outlook of Canadians
in general is responsible. Sooner or later almost every
individual indulges in liquids with alcholic content. If
drinking were taught at home under parental supervision,
not only would students (when they reach a temperance-
dominated plot of parking lots such as UBC) properly
enjoy drinking, but they would know how, when, what, and
where to drink. The absence of an adult attitude towards
a bottle and its companion, the wine-glass, has resulted in
a flood of "drunking" on the campus.
The past week's Football game, and Homecoming dances
should adequately prove that point. Any possible normal
enjoyment of alcohol cannot be received if the "it's-under-
the-table" practice prevails. You scream, "then why not
open drinking?" The answer is simple. Children—you
haven't grown up! The nightclubs, the downtown dances
the fraternity parties, all stress—"the wet part—the bar."
It seems that all the social events in a student's life are
dominated by drinking, instead of drinking being part
of the social events.
The establishing of open drinking on our campus
would be a welcome change, but the administration would
not allow this until the students decided to face the problem and recognize their stupidity.
Why not more mature "drinking" and less immature
—Frank Findenigg
Friday, November 4, 1960
Letters to the Editor
Athletic Philosophy
The Ubysey,
Dear Sir:
Once more The Ubyssey has
started the dismal round of appeals to an "apathetic student
body" to get the students to
attend the football matches.
The validity of this approach
to University life had always
intrigued me. Are we or are
we not attending a glorified
The purpose of athletics, I
had always assumed, was to
get people to play and participate. This purpose should sure
ly be of paramount importance
in a university. No doubt it
builds up great "esprit de
corps" to have several thousand students watching a football game. But is it the kind
of  spirit   we want?
Year by year the University
seems to be losing sight of its
goal which is to become a
"community of scholars." We
are besieged by high school notions of education. Very rarely
is a student given the freedom
to educate himself as he
chooses. Does it further his in-
tellectual development and independence if he is in a crowd
of students sitting in the stadium, drinking ibeer and shouting at appropriate moments?
Perhaps this appeal can be
excused on the grounds that
the football team is on the campus for the express purpose of
entertaining students—that is
an odd purpose But perhaps
these students are typically
passive members of a society
which glorified "spectator"
sports, eager to sink their individuality in a crowd. If this
is all we are supposed to be,
how dare we call ourselves a
Certainly the time has come
to reappraise our athletic programme but let's get the emphasis in the right place. University athletics wants players, not spectators.
Yours truly,
John Swan,
Thought Banished?
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
This in reply to Ron Hatch
who says that:
1. Thought is banished from
the university.
2. Philosophy is now the study
of   philosophic   thinking.
3. The philosophy department
has chosen the bright shining path traversed by the
1. Since when does the philosophy department have the
market cornered o n
thought? Should one department of the university be
dumb—are there not other
minds and voices which may
onake  gains  in knowledge?
2. "Philosophy" means the
"love of wisdom." If past
philosophers have not been
altogether wise, who is
more likely a candidate to
correct them than philosophy itself?
3. Who would be so foolish
to deny that the scientific
method is the best thus far
discovered by which we
come to a better understanding of the world? Modern
philosophy seems to consist
mainly of either the science
of logic or of linguistics—ie.
—in analysis. Philosophy
has been the disease of
which it should be the cure.
When the operation has
proven successful, perhaps
philosophers will again do
what Socrates said is "the
prime object of the truly
good citizen—improve their
Jack  Ornstein,
Arts IV.
No Force
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
I was very interested to sec
Virginia Johnson, of the School
of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Winnipeg, Manitoba, writing that compulsory
physical exercise at University
was intended to "blow away
the cobwebs." This sort of accuracy and scientific expression confirms us in our opion of
phys. ed. majors and sociological practitioners.
"The human body," Miss
Johnson continues, "does not
outgrow the need for physical
exercise at high school level."
How true! The human spirit,
however, does outgrow its desire for compulsion much
earlier, and by the age of
eighteen would generally —
with particular, immature exceptions — prefer to choose
when, where, how, in whose
company and in what uniform
it exercises its precious corpor-
analogy "All students enrolled
eal province. Miss Johnson's
in the same English course use
the same text books", is imperfect, because one attends a
University (as opposed to a
YMCA or Physical Education
college) to exercise the mind,
under our present, overcrowded
system, a degree of regimentation in the realm of texts is
.unavoidable; imperfect also because one is not forced to buy
a text—one can borrow a book,
or even write the exam without
having looked at one. Many
people here at UBC do that,
Miss Johnson, but that's another matter.
That which you call "mere
compulsion", Miss Johnson, is
of course acceptable to those
who would in any case elect to
be a muddied oaf or flannelled
fool fambolling away his study
time. I can only wish that you
be merely compelled to take
four Creative Writing courses,
ma'am, before receiving whatever kind of diploma it is you
are lifting weights to earn.
David Bromige,
Matthews Criticized
The  Ubyssey,
Dear   Sir,
Mister Matthews t a k ,e s
strange pleasure in insult .This
is his privilege. I would only
say that riot "participation"
and "unpredictability" have
always been considered patent
indications of immature over-
emotional neurotic inadequacy.
Donald   Alexander,
ISC Challenges
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir.
Hear ye! Hear ye! Hear ye!
Where as it is a well known
fact that the Student Councillors are a bunch of milk sops
and whereas it is equally well
known that the Intellectual
Stunt Committee is the greatest, if not the newest organization on this campus, we do
hereby challenge the Student
Council to a Boat Race, to be
held at the football game on
Saturday afternoon.
ISC hopes that everyone will
be  at the  game   and   see   the
Council boys go under.
ISC Exec.
5:30-in Right Place?
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
Congratulations!   You   have
finally put the "FIVE-THIRTY
CLUB"  on the Editorial Page
where  editorial comments  belong. Keep up the good work.
Yours for factual reporting,
John Goodwin,
Commerce IV.
I  Want  Her
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
I beg your indulgence in
helping me locate a particularly devastating young lady
that I have had my eye on
since the first day of school.
She was the one who kept
stepping on my already sore
feet during registration lineups. She was the one who fell
flat on her face during the indoor track meet and the one
who bopped me on the head
with her beer bottle at last
weeks' homecoming game. But
I still love her and want her
to take me to Sadie Hawkin's
Day. Please, Mr. Editor,please
help me find her before Nov.
Freddie the Frosh.
Caf Criticized
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir,
What's wrong with the
Brock Coffee Shop staff? So
far as I can see, (I have 20-20
vision) these women are rude
and stand-offish!
Let me explain. This afternoon I purchased a glass of
milk (I gave up their coffee
ages ago!). After I got to my
table, I found my glass was
dirty on the inside. When I returned it to the counter,. I was
given a crisp "The counter is
closed," and reieved of my
Surely I could expect at
least a clean glass full of milk!
—Or at least an apology!
Friendliness and cheerfulness seem to be taboo with
these people. What's the matter? Are they afraid to crack
their make-up by smiling?
Have other students noticed
these things too? Or do I just
catch them at their bad moments?
—Disgruntled. Friday, November 4, 1960
Page 3
OTTAWA (CUP)—Canada and
Russia should be friendly toward
each other despite the difference in state structure between
the two countries, the leader of
a Soviet delegation touring Canada said here.
Alexei Golubev told student
leaders, educators and government officials at a banquet that
there is a feeling among Soviet
youth leaders to establish the
strongest possible relations between the two countries.  .
"We think you are aware of
the peaceful co-existence b>
which the Soviet government
and the students abide, and it
is our policy to share this practice," he said.
Prior to the banquet the four
member delegation visited
Carleton and Ottawa Universities, starting off their cross-country tour of 18 Canadian universities from Halifax to Vancouver. Only four students came to
Canada instead of the five
planned. The other was taken ill
before leaving Moscow.
Besides 34-year-old Golubev
Who is a member of the USSR
Students' Council, and a graduate of the Moscow Pedagocial
Institute, the delegation includes: Boris Ponomarev, 33,
vice-secretary of the Youth Organization Committee; Alia
Tsutsarova, 25. of the Khrakov
Medical Institute; and Emmaouil
Equizarov,30, a post graduate at
the Moscow Foreign Language
institute, who is interpreter for
the group. Miss Tsutsarova is the
woman in the delegation.
Although their theme was
peace and co-operation Golubev
admitted earlier in the day:
"In my opinion humanity will
eventually come to Communism."
"We don't want to impose our
type of Communism, this will
be settled by the peoples themselves in their own countries;
for now the main problem is
peace," he said.
"We know the Canadian students are fighting for peace and
would like to be friends with
students throughout the world.
We have many common interests and hope to see the establishment of friendly relations,"
he  said.
Every country has its shortcomings he said, "but we have
not come here to look for these
as arguments against capitalism.
When we return we shall tell our
students of the life here and of
the moods and aspirations of
the Canadian students."
Given For Culture
Eight grants totalling $16,50 have been anounced by the
Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation for projects in the fields
of cultural activities, medical research and higher education.
Eight grants totalling $16,500 |
have been announced by the Leon and Theaa Koerner Foundation for projects in the fields of
cultural activities, medical research and higher education.
The grants were announced by
Dr. N.A.M. MacKenzie, chairman of the Foundation's board
of directors.
The  Foundation has made  a
Costume  Causes
Commotion at Club
Revealing costumes are raising hell for the forthcoming
Players' Club production of
Jean-Paul  Satre's   "The  Flies."
Thursday, the Players' Club
costume mistress resigned in
protest over the brevity of cloth
to be worn.
The production starring campus venerables, Jack Hooper,
Arthur Marget, Sue Allan and
Marjorie Gilbert, costumed or
costumeless, will go on.
"The. Flies," one of Sartre's
most acclaimed works, will be
performed in English, in the
Auditorium, Nov. 17,18 and 19.
Tickets are 50 cents and are on
sale at the ASMS.
THE "POWER OF THE PRESS" was to be revealed through this
captive during half-time activities, yesterday. Unfortunately
the p-'ank was foiled when the captive escaped into the
arm:, oi: his "Red Hairy" allies.
Pubsters Retaliate;
Engineer Captured
The Ubyssey failed Thursday in an attempt to retaliate
against the kidnapping of Editor Fred Fletcher last week,
successful   in i ;
Moslems in Medieval
Spain'—Topic of Talk
The   pub   was
luring an Engineer, who. admitted to being Gary Tapet, Treasurer of EUS,  into their den in
the North Brock basement.
After eliciting a promise from
Mr. Tapet that he would go
along quietly, the pubsters
wrapped him in Ubysseys and
prepared to escort him to the
Out of the goodness of their
hearts, the pubsters agreed to
donate 25 cents each to the
March of Dimes, in return for
the Engineer's co-operation.
Mr. Tapet forfeited the donation, however, by ripping his
way out of his coat of Ubysseys :
and scampering for the shelter
of the Engineering Building,
just as he was about to be led
into the stadium.
Pubsters had neglected to
chain him, for fear of injuring
Later, in the stadium Tapet
and a few of his colleagues attacked a member of the pub.
A small but valiant band of
pubsters drove off the attackers.
Harold V. Livermore, associate professor at the University
of British Columbia, will be
the speaker at the monthly meet-
jng of the Vancouver branch of
the Humanities Association at
8 p.m. next Tuesday, in the upper lounge of International
Cafe Almost Gets
License for Beer
A student audience Thursday
noon narrowly defeated the motion: "Resolved that the cafeteria
should be licenced to serve beer
and wine."
Speaking for the affirmative
in the debate, sponsored by the
Debating Union, first year Arts
student George Kyle said, "I
gave up drinking around three
years ago, when I found I could
not get into government establishments, and found the bootleggers hesitant.
He said drinking in the cafeteria would bring three advantages: stimulation of social activities, cultural inspiration
through lessened inhibition and
financial gain for the university.
Speaking against the resolution, Bill McAuley termed the
proposal "preposterous and impractical" and said the already^
crowded cafeteria would lead
to arguments and fights among
the students.
In the discussion from the
floor, C.W.J. Eliot, of the de-;
partment of Classics, replied to
one of the debators suggestions
that students would find it easier to drink than to study Plato's
"I've read Plato's Republic in
Greek, and it took a hell of a lot
of beer to do it," he said.
"I'm not advocating that you
have a beer parlour on campus;
I should like to suggest that we
bring the university closer to
the beer parlour."
total of 56 grants totalling
$86,3^5 during 1960. In May
of this year 48 grants worth
$70,335 were announced.
The Foundation was established in 1956 with a $1000,000
gift from Mr. Leon Koerner, the
retired president of Alaska Pine
Co., and the late Mrs. Koerner.
Grants totalled $86,270 in
1959, $78,200 in 1958, $69,322 in
1957  and  $$69,500 in  1956.
Current Grants
The National Theatre School
of Canada—$500 for a scholarship in  its  organizational year.
B.C. Medical Research Foundation—$5,000 to assist in the
Foundation's   general   program.
Department of Asian Studies
Chinese division,UBC—$1,000
to acquire Chinese books.
Department of Asian Studies,
Janpaese division,UBC—$1,000
to  acquire Japanese   books.
Institute of Social and Economic Research, UBC—$2,500
to support the continuing work
of the Institute.
Department of Anthropology,
UBC—$2,000 to bring two visiting professors to UBC.
Fund for grants to individuals,
UBC—$3,000 for assistance to
individual applicants for further study.
Anthropology museum, UBC
—$1,500 to acquire museum materials from the Orient.
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Friday; November
Blood  Of A  Poet
The trouble with experimental films is, like the trouble
with Harry, that they are fleeting. I do not mean by that to
say that they are unimportant,
tout rather that, due to the
film maker's medium, and due,
too, to his own idea of 'Art',
they are" very difficult for the
movie-goer to take hold of,
they make it very difficult for
the viewer to grasp one' idea
before another is presented to
him, and this, perhaps, to the
detriment of the film, and to
its central idea, as a whole.
This statement, of course, applies in toto only to some ex-
perimentals, particularly to
those produced when the infant
cinema was ceasing to be, as
a whole, experimental, and
was entering, very rapidly as
it did, its phase of adolescence.
Successful experiment, of
course, demands experience,
and at the present time, those
experimental films which suffer most from inexperience
are those produced by eager
young men who are so eager
precisely because they lack
experience. The same fault*
that beset the best of the early
experimentalists, working in art
unpracticed field, still beset
the inexperienced modern. The
faults are precisely those of
youth—too much, on too big a
scale, in too little time. The
poor audience has to sit on its
vast, collective behind while
metaphor after metaphor is
paraded before it/not to the
elucidation of, a single point,
but usually to the hopeless entanglement of many.
•*•      V       He*
Of course, it doesn't succeed.
Were the work a novel or a
poem that the reader might re-
jSer to many times then it
would have a, chance of success; but the viewer is presented with each metaphor, and,
before ne has a chance to relate it to its proper image, it
is gone, and another is presented and compels his attention,
drawing him away from the
first problem. No intellect can
take much of this schizophren
ic contortion in fleeting tWo-
dimension, and the result is a
vast mental chaos. Nowadays,
and properly so, the audience
is outraged. There is no longer
any real excuse for this sort
of thing. There are many ex-,
jperienqed film makers quite
capable of teaching the would1-
be exponent of this art what
he should know of the elements of viewer-viewee rapport that ought, properly, to
be established every time a
film is shown.
All of which is to make a
point about Cocteau and his
Le Sang d'une Poete that has
not, in the discussion of the
film in these pages, yet been
made. Cocteau wasN a young
man, and his stuff was hot off
the fiery rocks of raw and undisciplined experiment. In 1929
and 1930 there was so much to
try that had not been tried
that it all poured out of the
bottle once the cork had been
popped, and the liquid ran un-
channelled, smoking in every
direction. Cocteau's first film
was, indeed, a definite attempt
to give some direction, some
form, to all that energy. True,
too, to the temper of genius,
Cocteau was stirred at the
time by beginnings of a metaphysical reflection that soon
was to engage Europe, and
France especially, so completely as to put aside, publicly at
least, any other; consideration.
These lwo things. Or rather-
one thing, the channeling of-a
particular energy, would seem
to have been Cocteau's especial consideration. All else was
subordinated, in the film, to
this. But in avoiding the general error of unspecifity he
fell into the particular error of
abstracting unspecifity by one
degree, and although he wanted to make, and indeed, did
make, one point, he went at it
by means of the metaphor
tricky and unhappily lost his
All went well in the first
part of the film, but the mo-
"The World and its People," a film series sponsored by
The Save, the Children Fund, has announced its programme
for the coming month. On November 10, Drums for a Holiday
(Ghana), Wealth in a Wood (Forestry in Ghana>, Hausa Village
(Nigeria), and Haven of Peace (Port of Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika), will be shown; On November 24, Daybreak in Udi
(Nigeria), Sugarbowl Island (Mauritius), and Kenya—Story
of Progress, touching on the Mau Mau, will be shown; and on
December 8, City of Gold (Yukon Gold Rush), The Great
Plains (Canadian Prairies), Historic Highways (Historic Sites
in Upper Canada), The Jolifou Inn, (Krieghoff's view of Quebec), and Maritime Holiday (Atlantic Provinces), may be seen.
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Tuesday, November 8th, Filmsoc will exhibit Teahouse
of the August Moon; and on Sunday, November 6th, Cinema
16 presents the Russian version of Othello at the Hollywood
theatre, where the curtain time still seems to be a quarter of
an hour later than advertised.
CA 4-1841 4560 WEST 10th
ment that the poet—and I
think we must take the Jew to
be that, the symbol identifying
both types of isolation—plunged through abstraction into
self, Cocteau lost himself, and
_ in so.doing hit out, like a .man
inside a feather pillow, in
every direction. That his aim,
in whatever direction, was
true, is an unavoidable conclusion; it was so true that Cocteau has had to return to this
same fountain again and again,
transferring whole scenes, al
most unchanged to his later
films, especially to Les Infants
Terribles, made so many years
later. But all at once, it was
too much. It was too coarse, it
lacked that crystalline quality,
that process of distillation, that
only mature genius can acquire.
3t* T* T"
A good film? Yes. A bad
film? Yes. Cocteau knew, and
had learned, a great deal, but
he had, in the natural course
of events, to make many mistakes that others might learn.
Apparently he recognized,
even as the film was shooting,
where some of the errors lay,
and tried to cover them up.
There is no other explanation,
for instance, for holding onto
the long series of key-hole
shots, the prying business, as
long as he did. But to try to
explain things to the audience
this way is something that Cocteau has never again essayed.
Again, a good film and a bad
one. Argument is useless. The
film was useful, hot as an insight into Cocteau, but for
would-be film makers, and for
the general audience, as an instructive curiosity. It is part
of the history of film making
Cocteau himself, no doubt
about it, learned much of what
he now knows from it.    '
Raven, the University of
British Columbia's magazine of
undergraduate writing, will direct its flight toward the campus within the next three
weeks. This issue, more conservatively bound than the amazing, artistically satisfying, but
practically awkward envelopes
of the last two years, will contain a short story by Barrie
Hale, called An In Between
Time, another story by Michael
Sinclair, called The Keep, and
poems by T.A. Phillips, Adda
Stehr de Raddunz, Maxine
Gadd, David Bromige, Ray
Hull, and John Cawood. A
sweeping damnation of literary magazines, M.A. students,
Ingmar Bergman film-fans, Ian
Currie, and Deans of Applied
Science is incorporated with
a brilliant but brief defence o-
beards in an essay by Mike
Matthews entitled The Artist
as a Mad Dog. An innovation
of special interest to all First-
year Students will be the review's! and bibliographies of
the seven novels on the English 100 course—Point Counter
Point, Old Wives' Tale, Passage
to India. Howards End, Sons
and Lovers, The Great Gatsby,
and Farewell to Arms.
Editor: BA
An argument which has
spent a stormy adolescence on
this campus comes of age today by appearing on the Critics' Page. My attention has
recently been drawn to a Memorandum to Members of the
Council of the School of Phyci-
cal Education and Recreation
(18/10/60), and .certain parts
of this Memorandum raise the
old question which forms our
title, Science or Faith. The
argument whose metaphorical
twenty-first birthday this is
would decide whether or not
compulsory physical education
be permitted at the university;
and from a Report on this controversial topic by a Committee appointed in 1956 by President Mackenzie, 1 pluck this
excerpt, which may shake to
their foundations those who
until today had thought the
university a rational organization resting on a broad base of
scientific   humanitarianism.
The potential benefits to
be derived from a program
of physical education such
as is presently in use at this
University are exceedingly
hard io demonstrate on an
objective or quantitative basis. Nevertheless, we do believe that students who
participate in such a programme are benefited.
not synonomous; Webster defines faith as blind belief; and
the belief of this committee
may fairly be called blind, unsupported as it is by any objective evidence. Who are these
The report of 1956 was drawn
up by Professor Brown, Dr. D.
•Copp, Miss L. Horwood, Miss
M. Fallis, Dean W. Gage, Dean
H. Gunning, Miss M. Leeming, Dean Soward, Dr. A.
Young, and Professor R. F. Osborne. The committee appointed in June of 1957 to review
the findings of the first committee; the committee which
has accepted the first report
without question—for, if question there was, no mention is
made of it in last week's bulletin, nor has the programme
been changed in any way —
was composed of the following
Dean Matthews. Dean Gage,
The Hon. J. V. dyne. Dr. H.
V. Warren, Dr. R. D James,
Dean S Chant, Dr. Malcolm
McGregor, Dr. James Mather,
Mr. R. F. Osborne. Miss M. Fallis, Dean H. C. Gunning, The
Hon. Mr. Justice A E. Lord,
and Dean G. Curtis.
These are the committee
members who, without demonstrable evidence, are prepared
to continue the present system
of Compulsory Physical education because they believe or
are willing to accept the belief
of others that the programme
is beneficial. It is not my wist
to discredit faith; none coulc
operate without it; but I doub
if one ought to legislate foi
others on the basis of faith
alone. Reason must endeavoui
to stand alone and guide emo
tion and intuition; or sc
thought John Milton, and I
minute, can only agree. It h
particularly surprising to set
the names of two Justices anc
the Dean of the Law School
among these thirteen; woulc
they administer civic justice
with such insouciant disregarc
for the lays of evidence? Anc
Dr. McGregor a classicist
should not let any desire tc
revive the Golden Mean inter
fere with the inductiye hieth
od. Would Dr. Warren draughi
a map by faith alone? Oi
Dr. James approach his field
mathematics, or Dean Mat
thews his field, science, with
such a disregard for empirical evidence? I find no the-
ologues on the list, no twentieth century witched o c t o r s
whose daily occupation with
mumbo-jumbo might ~ Well be
responsible for such a decision:
how could this committee "have
accepted a report which decides that a compulsory phy-
s i c a 1 education programme
"does aid in enriching the life
of the University" when the
results are "exceedingly hard"
to demonstrate? "Exceedingly
hard," by the way, would ap
pear to be a euphemism meaning "impossible," for no evidence is tabulated. And the use
of euphemistic language would
suggest that a point is having
to be made in the face of-evidence; for it is an emotional
loading of the argument.
and reasons there must be, for
this determination to see two
years of compulsion in the
physical activities field £0%
tinued I do not know. O n'i
faculty member suggested tc
me that Canadian youth were
after all fortunate: Canada being the only Western democracy" which does not have
compulsory military service.
We should count ourselves
lucky, this learned man continued, to have only two hours
bowling or badminton a week,
I cannot see his point; it is
much like saying that measles
are better than cancer.
The pragmatic aspect must
not be forgotten, of course,
and, if the present programme
were to be discontinued, many
phys. ed. instructors, fine men
doing well the thing they dc
best, would be thrown out oi
work. A pragmatic solution
might well allow them to stay
might well be to allow them tc
stay on at university, and tc
pay them as much to practice
their skills with one another as
we pay them now to teach. ] THE    UBYSSEY
The Esthete's Stance
; know what fraction of
fees is set aside for their
ort, but I would be glad
t to be set aside still in
■e yesrs, if by so doing I
led the trouble and ex-
2 andL absurdity of partici-
ig in "their classes.
campus in a rain-storm,
ging, i changing, back, re-
ng   through  rain   to   the
expense: running shoes,
>all boots, shirts, shorts,
ets; absurdity— ah, ab-
ty. I cannot rid my mind
ie conviction that I  have
to: university to study in
humanities and sciences,
hat for the Administration
Jgislate my physical ac-
' is a? absurd as it would
Dr   them   to   legislate   my
hours physical education and
that the Administration, to be
consistently paternal, ought
therefore to impose a compulsory church-parade on all of
. THE ADMINISTRATION refuses to be consistent. A student plebiscite might be the
answer, but then, why not a
Student plebiscite on all courses? Why not a campus vote on
the content or seven desirability of English 100? I think I
can answer that. The results
of taking English 100 are demonstrable; there are examinations which indicate that
knowledge has been at least
temporarily acquired, (or not
acquired); the student plebiscite   should   be   restricted   to
The magnificent David having outlined the logical objections, which of course are supremely legitimate, it is now
my happy lot to present the
less legitimate and more crucial objections.
My only quarrel with Bromige's formulation of the argument is that he ascribes to
the committee an ability to
think logically which is palpably not theirs. After all, they
are for the major part administrators and not scholars and
will consequently have laid
aside scientific method in
favor of: a subtle and voluptuous opportunism, fatty degeneration of the will to live,
massive herpes zoster, total
occlusion of the sensibilities,
Old Testamentitis, anti-Roe-
thkeism, anti-Patchenitis, pro-
Tchaikovsky tendencies, mewk-
ing spaz, reins-seizure complex,
Lautris syndrome, Graueritis,
Mortimer's disease, desire for
unlimited stodge, Romanism,
capitulation to Social Credit,
anti-asceticism, rampant Boos-
terism, revolving gluttony, and
open hatred of fin de siecle.
From these charges I strictly
except Dr. McGregor—I am in
one of his courses.
My   main   objection  to   the
physical education courses is
that they open the gymnasium,
which has always been for me
a consecrated and holy place,
to the sweating rabble. Tfs
shocking that I should have to
share the facilities with a be-
singleted dormouse whose mama sent' him to St. George's
for twelve years so that he
would never have to grant his
caukened body its hereditary
fiats. Equally detestable are the
clumsy antics of the prognathous plough-jockey from Fernie, Burquitlam, or Bousqueton
Buius. These sordid creatures
are not physically fit for the
physical. The loathsome body
has no place in a gymnasium.
"Make Mnesliochus chieftain," they cried, and crowned
him with a crown of burrs.
Physical Education for the
ugly is as pointless as academic education for the stupid. It's
just as foolish to train ugly
bodies as it to train stunted
minds. It's a fact too seldom
perceived physical inadequacy
invalidates sensitivity just as
surely as inanity vitiates pulchritude. And I think it not
too much to ask that the inade-
quates   hie   themselves   hence
?, *■**.
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I Science  win,  or Faith? Or if you  prefer,  Mind or  Body?
en by Lynne Nixon,)
Read above, and decide. (Photo, posed by professional models.
and let the beautiful enjoy
the good things of life in noble
seclusion. I think it's the least
they can do.
Here  we   are,   picking   the
first fern-shoots
And   saying;   When   shall   we
get back to our country?
If onewere "going to whip
the louse-ridden undergraduate
into shape, one would not accomplish same with as fatuous
and tentative a program as
presently obtains. I challenge
anyone on this campus to start
from scratch and get into
shape in anything much less
than two months of painful
exertions of two hours duration
every single day. You say we
haven't the facilities? Then
adapt the size of the student
body to the facilities that exist
—cut the pigs down, run them
in droves into the sea. Never
in the history of the world
have souls been so expendable
as they are today. To regard,
at this point, human lives as
valuable per se, is to commit
sentimentality to the point of
moral idiocy.
But Prall was under the ice
and far away, investigating
sensuous elements.
The physical education program, far from "enriching the
corporate life of the university," has, in both its sibilant
inadequacy and its sneaking,
leching persistence aided immeasurably in sustaining, in
th# civilized world, the image
of ubc as prime repository for
Rubgy Chapelitis, bouncing
prurience, finger-poppin' pusillanimity, and advanced intellectual   stasis.
Let me remind you, just supposing you think all this just
the disgruntled ravings of the
non-athletic, that Bromige in
younger days was a veritable
Titan on the soccer field, and
that I myself am the apotheosis of grace and virility, and
was the terror of the intramurals until lately seduced into
the service of truth.
In all seriousness, the editor
Of this page does have a typewriter to sell, a little, functional, German typewriter, almost
identical in keyboard matters
with an English or North
American model, the only difference being a transposition
of Y and Z, a bonus umlautt,
and the absence of a dollar
sign. Drop in and examine it—
it's very inexpensive.
fe. But, of course, one
a slip of paper when en-
g   which   binds   one   to
by the Administration's
ons. So I abide; and so do
mds of others. The rules
university, however, are
ozen; change is the only
'f life; and, if our institu-
is not moribund, and I
re it is not. rules may be
d if good reason is
how to appeal to rea-
vhen faith so obviously
tie  field?   One  might  ar-
logically    enough,    that
are more students on
js who believe in God
in   the "efficacy   of   two
courses for which no evidence
exists to prove the course in
any  degree  efficacious.
These are some, suggestions;
there are, I'm sure, many others which could be made; I
hope some day may be made on
this page, not only today but in
future weeks. The solution, although of interest to me, does
not occupy my mind as much
as does the dichotomy of scholars of the sciences and the
humanities throwing the scientific method out the window, hurling reason to the
winds and embracing faith
with all the will-to-be-convinced of a convert to Christianity.
Campus organizations devoted to the Arts and to cultural pursuits in general come and
go like English 100 lecturers
or Critics' editors; but one
which appears to have passed
from the scene I mourn with
•a woe more than ordinary.
What ever became of the Wednesday afternoon club?
The Critics' Circle, torn by
internecine strife, devoured itself, pedant and punchbowl;
the Players' Club that was
burned up its brightest and
most beautiful in a last, lost
potlatch; The Writers' Workshop will one day expire from
lack   of  pemmican.
Monday,- November 7 . —. 12:30
Friday, November 4, 1960
Davidson   Speaks  On  USAC
Past Findings Help Assembly
* Editor's Note:—This is the
second article in The Ubyssey's
feature series, "The State of
Student Government."
Next Week, an exploration
into two of the national and
international aspects of UBC
student membership, "The
World University Service"
and "The National Federation
of Canadian University Students."
Graduate   Studies
This week the students at
UBC start a new phase in self-
The formation, on an experimental basis, of the University
Students' Activity Committee
recommended by the Haskin's
Commission provides an opportunity for all interested students
to affect the manner in which
they control their extra-curricular activities.
In view of several misinformed statements recently in your
dolumns that student government is in danger of collapse,
some remarks of Mr. Haar, and
a suggestion that no steps have
been taken, I wish to give you
a brief account of the developments and investigations that
have occurred over the last five
•P    *T"     •!•
The current series of investigations dates back to problems
that the strong but autocratic
council of l"955-56 had with General Meetings, and the lack of
effective communication between it and the student body.
In the following year, after the
Fall General Meeting failed to
raise a quorum, the Beck Commission was ordered by Council.
This committee, consisting of
four lawyers and one engineer,
investigated student activities at
|.5   Canadian  universities   and
made three principal recom
mendations: abolish the Fali
General Meeting; institute a referendum system; place the pass
ing of the budget in the hand:
of council and the committees
concerned with administering it.
*f. ^  ff.
Owing to certain errors in detail and the narrow scope of the
Beck report, both UCC and USC
immediately set up committees
to administer it. Within three
weeks the UCC committee handed a report to council that was
lendorsed by USC. It recommended certain modificataions
to the proposed budget system
that were adopted and constitute the present procedure. It
concurred with the main findings
and proposed that another committee be struck to make a more
extensive investigation. For
this purpose the new committee
should be selected from the various interest groups.
•I*     •*•     *T*
The Brawner Commission was
set up the following year, 1957-
58, with 7 members drawn from
Undergrad Societies Committee,
University Clubs Committee,
Mens Athletic Association, Womens Athletic Association and
Council. All U.S. universities
larger than ours were asked to
send information about their
activities and g o v e r n m e n t s .
Twenty of them gave useful replies and the-salient points fare
presented in the appendix to
the Brawner report." No formal
briefs were asked for or''-received but much informal «*n-
vassing of opinions was done.
The Brawner report proposed
to replace both General Meetings with an assembly to have
identical powers. It was felt
that at that time the only alternative acceptable to the students
would be a proportionately representative   assembly   drawn
Flying Officer M. Barbara LaBerge, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Laberge of Red Deer, Alberta,
graduated from the University of Alberta with a
degree in Household Economics.
After graduation and acceptance of a regular
force commission in Sep 58, she completed her internship with T. Eaton Co. Ltd., Toronto, Department of Veterans' Affairs Hospital in London,
Ontario, and at R.C.A.F. Station Rockcliffe near
She received her first transfer at Station Food
Services officer in September, 1959, to Station
Namao, Alta.
' p/O LaBerge will address UNIVERSITY OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA Home Economics students
in Rbom 100 of the Home Economics Building at
9:30 p.m. on Wednesday 9, November, 1960.
from  the  undergraduate   societies.
To protect the interests of
smaller bodies a minimum of
the president plus a representative from each year was stipulated, thus also providing for
training new leaders. Further
representation was on the basis
of one new member for each
additional 50 students over and
above the first 200 in each undergraduate society,
v  "t* v
!n addition, 20 representatives
from clubs, athletics, and other
interest groups were added because this assembly would be
able to make constitutional
amendments affecting these major spending activities. With
present enrollment the assembly
would have about 250 members.
Opposition within Council,
and a vociferous group led by
ex-councillors Jabour and
Thackray outside it, prevented
the Brawner proposal from being
put to the students.
•*•     T*     •!•
The matter was referred to
the Mutambikwa Committee the
following year. This committee,
consisting of no less than 31
members, was a conservative
reaction to the radical Brawner
proposal. It recommended that
only minor modifications to the
existing system were necessary,
and made the sweeping conclusion that any form of representative assembly would be impractical (despite the fact that
almost every other university
on this continent has some form
oi representative assembly).
Last year Council appointed
the Haskin's Commission to
make a further study. They
solicited briefs from interested
persons and received seven. The
Fall General Meeting having
been abolished, they confined
i their attention to improving the
! effective communication between
the student groups and Council,
by which means they hoped to
decrease apathy towards student government and increase
the number of students participating in it.
>{.   }f.   }{•
They   also   sought   ways   to
spread    administrative    experience to a larger number. Their j
purpose is to enlarge and modify <.
USC and to give it greater share i
in the administration of our extra-curricular activities.
This proposal is now being
implemented experimentally because many details have yet to
be worked out. However, it offers great scope for increased
participation at all levels of student government.
In addition, the Haskin's report proposes the first substantial revision of Council—which
has been long overdue. The ultimate success or failure of this
proposal rests upon the co-operation of the undergraduate societies in particular and the
whole student body in general.
Tuum   Est!
if.      Sf.      if.
To summarize the main findings of the five investigations
into student government: UBC
has the greatest freedom, from
faculty control in its extra-curricular activities of any university on this continent; UBC has
the most diverse and the best-
balanced program of any university on this continent; nowhere
has the confidence placed in the
students' ability to manage their
own affairs by the resident been
more fully rewarded.
All the reports wished to abolish the Fall General Meeting, all
endorsed the present budget
system, and all except the
Brawner report retained the
Spring General Meeting.
All rejected any bicameral
system and all rejected any pari
liamentary debating system of
government. The Brawner report proposed a proportionately
(continued on page 8)
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♦«r Friday, November 4,  1960
'Birds Tackle
Oregon College
By BERT MacKinnon
The T-Birds may be playing their last home game of
1960 season minus the services of star Doug Piteau.
Despite this loss the team i.
Wow! There are still positions
available for would-be journalists on the Ubyssey sports staff!
All good sports will be considered. Come down to the north
Brock basement and we will
convert your aspirations to perspiration with lots of inspiration.
If you can write coherently,
have a small knowledge of
sports, and can type, run (don't
walk) to the nearest Pub office,
(there's only one) and sign up
before the mob gets there.
We especially need reporters
for Ice Hockey, JV and Brave
Basketball. Soccer, and Grasshockey. The Ubyssey offers a
training program unequalled
among UBC campus newspapers!
UBC Braves won their first
game of the season Wednesday,
whipping Marpole 61-41 in Junior Men's action. John Cook
and Doug Carter each got 14
Thuderbirds meet Barbarians
in  First  Division action Saturday, Gym Field at 2:30.
The Women's Curling team
will be practicing on Sat. at 3:00.
The Men's Varsity Team has
arranged a match with Vic. College Nov. 11 and would like
to form a girls' team. All girls
interested contact bowling alley
before Nov. 4.
The IAB retreat will be held
at Marilyn Smith's home, 3558
W. 39th, on Sunday at 1:00.
There will be a short General
Meeting of the Archery Club
in Bu 221 today at 12:30 noon.
Exec, meeting Mon. Bu 2233.
Last T-Bird home game before
a southern tour. Sat. 2:00, vs.
confident of a win, which wiL
bring their record for the season to four wins and four losses.
This all-important game wii-
be against the powerhouse from
Oregon College of Education.
In previous games against Oregon the 'Birds have won two,
and lost one.
Coaches Gnup and Hindmarch
are trying to ready their men for
the big game. One of their big-'
gest headaches is the change
from Canadian to American
Leading the team into battle
will be Bruce McCaUum, who
has been a tiger throughout the
'Birds  unhappy season. '
Other stars who are expected
to be standouts in the 'Birds
drive include Pete Black, who
is recovered from a groin injury, Harry Schriber, who has
been a defensive stalwart all
season and perhaps Denny Argue who suffered a badly separated shoulder and is Just becoming mobile.
In the regular WCIAU season
the 'Birds finished second behind the University of Alberta
with a two won, two lost record.
In the field of strategy coach
Gnup-plans to stick with his own
version of the spread. This formation makes up for the 'Birds
lack of speed and at the same
time allows the backs to make
the  quick  break  all-important.
Gnup thinks the team will
win this one if they get any
breaks and are not bothered by
penalties, as they were in their
last outing. "It was pitiful,"
Gnup moaned when asked about
the last game.
Game time is 2 p.m. Saturday
3t Varsity Stadium. For this last
game of the season officials are
expecting a large crowd, so get
there early.
.   .  'Bird fullback
.  . returns at end
Women interested in bowling
in a match with Victoria College in Victoria for the weekend of Nov. 11 enquire at the
main desk of the bowling alley.
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Inland Empire AAU championships at Spokane.
Thunderettes Edge
Hastings By Five
UBC Thunderettes kept their
winning streak going Wednesday by beating Hastings 42-37
in a Senior A women's basketball game.
On Tuesday, the Junior Girls
team raised their league record
to 2 wins and a loss by whipping Sunset 30-18. Sheila Ledingham  led  UBC   with   seven
Rowers have become a sort of myth around this campus—
visualized as tall, muscular men with Spartan constitution,
fabulously conditioned, with plenty of old-fashioned guts (most
of which is true) but also the sort of weak brain that would
prompt a guy to keep a date with a wooden oar at 5:30 on
a rainy Sunday morning.
Why does a guy row anyway? What's the percentage in
pouring your guts out oyer the end of an oar? What are these
rowers—masochists or something?
Ask a rower—he probably couldn't give a definite reason.
He might laugh it off, or mention teamwork, or Henley, or
getting in shape, but Hell, he's there because he likes it. He likes
It wouldn't be worth all the hours and sweat just for an
outside chance of going to Japan in '64. You can enjoy teamwork
playing volleyball two noonhours a week in the gym, and there
are easier ways to get in shape.
Face it, Mac, you like it. In fact, you must love it, or you
wouldn't be doing it. Besides, it's bloody good fun.
It's a great feeling to be pulling your Sweep in harmony with
the rest of the crew; Eight men becoming one as they stroke . . .
together now, in . . . out; eight blades breaking the water simultaneously.    .
It's a great feeling to be pulling your oar for all you're
bloody well worth, with your legs tight, and the sweat running
down into your eyes, you can't do a bloody thing about it because
you're too busy having fun pulling your bloody oar.
You feel good when you're slugging the training barge along
the Vancouver waterfront in the dark, moving among the boatf,
with the orange and yellow city lights like a big neon sign
saying "come on and row, you slack bastards" and the waves
going wump, wump, wump on the hull, and the big goldpiece of
a moon waiting }ike a prize up the inlet ...
There's nothing like racing the other boat in, seeing, in
turn, Out of the corner of your eye the red and green of the
gas floats, the silver shed, the pilings, and then giving it hell in
the last Big Ten, and slumping over your oar, then looking up
and seeing you've won, and feeling sucked out yet whole, as though
this rowing was a sort of catharsis.
It's satisfying to know that you can pull your oar with
It's a great feeling to be rowing in the rain when you're'
soaked and you look at the next guy, red-faced and dripping
rain off his nose, and you think of the loungers drinking coffee
in Brock Hall, and you laugh.
It's a great feeling but you.won't understand it unless you've
For an evening or after game
treat, try our whipped hot
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See new color pictures of the university in this new,; better-than-ever edition
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• Vancouver — in story and photographs
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From all news-stands now-Single copies or subscriptions
Plan to send copies of Beautiful British Columbia to friends and relations
particularly those abroad.
Know the answer?
What's an eight-letter word which
reminds you of good taste, sparkle, lift?
The answer's easy—Coca-Cola of
course. No puzzle about why it's so
popular ... no other sparkling drink
gives you so much good taste, so
much satisfaction. Yes, when you're
looking for refreshment,
the answer's always Coke!
Friday, November 4,  1960
Conference Group To Meet
First general meeting of the
High School Conference Committee will be held in Bu. 221
at noon today.
,   ..CCF'-:
Dr. S. Lyman of the UBC Sociology  department   will   speak
"on '^Liberalism, and Dogma" in
Bu. 203 noon Monday.
*T" *T" *TP
"Political and Social Developments in East Africa" will be
the topic of a discussion group
led by a UBC student from Kenya, today,  12:30 p.m., Hut L-5.
•T*        •*•        "X-
Montera "Dakar Et Destin"
vendredi au Bu. 202, 12:30 p.m.
Members free. Other  10 cents.
v       •*•       V
Short emergency meeting today noon Bu. 217.
wf. if. Jj.
Communion breakfast Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Speaker, Ray
V        3t*        •!•
Color slides on Germany, Bu.
204 today noon. • ■ ■
f(.    if. ^f.
Meeting Monday, Nov. 7, Em.
2233, Buchanan Extension.
(continued from page 6)
representative  assembly   which
was rejected by the two subsequent reports.
V    ¥     *x*
All thought a stronger USC
was desirable but only the Haskin's report thought constitutional change was necessary to
achieve this. Al^ thought Council needed revision and a lighter
load but only the Haskin's report proposed any substantial
changes to effect this.
To summarize the changes
that have taken place during
the last five years to effect improved  students  government:
The Fall General Meeting has
been abolished, the finances of
the AMS haye been overhauled
and the present system of budget passage set up.
Leadership Conference, Frosh
Retreat, Executive Training Program, Academic Symposium
and the referendum system have
ibeen initiated; Co-ordinator of
Publications and the Executive
Member have been added to
Council (the latter was originally
' intended to act as a second vice-
president and thus ease the load
of the president, but it has apparently not worked out that
way). Replacement of the Spring
General Meeting by any other
type of body has been rejected
for the present. In the formation
of USAC a definite start has
been made to ease the administrative load on Council and to
revise Council itself.
•**     "fr     •*•
In view of the above facts and
steady expansion of student activities I contend that this student
body is making steady and well-
deliberated progress towards a
government that will function
well when there are 15,000-
20,000 students, that no student
body was either apathetic or
whose government was in danger of collapse could have made
such careful progress. We have
problems, but we are finding
ways to cope the trust and responsibility we have been given.
Chinese Consular General Dr.
Yin Chou Che will speak on
"China Today" Monday at 12:30
in Bu, 106.
Program of prize winning British amateur films will be presented in Bu. 106, 12:40 p.m.
*    *    *
General discussion in room
155 Brock Extension Monday
RIDERS wanted from 33rd &
McKenzie, 8:30 Mon. to Fri.
Returning at 4:30. Phone AM
6-4752   between  6   &  9  p.m.
LOST—One pearl bracelet in
imiation gold setting. RE
WOULD! the person who took
the wrong tan and brown reversible raincoat from the
bus stop coffee shop on Wed.,
Nov. 2, at 5:30 p.m., please
phone CA 4-5698. I have
yours. Ask for Chub.
Dependable Repair
Shoes of Quality
axe a specialty
Sasamat Shoes
4463 W. 10th Ave.
CA 4-1017
Dr. Williams of the UBC Institute of Oceanography will
rpeak on "Marine Chemistry"
today noon in Ch. 250.
* *    *
Rev. J. Parke-Taylor will
speak on Opinions and Convictions, Bu. 106 today, 12:30 p.m.
* #    *
There will be an election
meeting lecture on the use of
the Brunton Compass in Old
Arts 104, Nov. 4.
* *     *
Important meet of Men's Intramural Athletic Managers
Monday at noon in room 216 of
the gym.
Dress Shirts in B.D., Tabs,
Eyelets.       From „$5.95
Sport  Shirts, Ivy  and Continental.  From ,___;$5.00
Ties of every style and description.      From   ____$1.50
Sweaters in all the newistyles
and shades.    From ,$9.95
Belts   in   leather   and  iri
stretchies.  From __„ $2.50
Gift   items   for  all   occasions
From     $1.95
In Tvy and New Continent
Styles at  $8.95 and  $10.95
the shirt
n' tie bar
(In Bay Parkade)
"come in
and tie one on"
for Christmas
To the discriminating student who knows and appreciates fine photo-
graphy, we are pleased to
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Phone for an appointment
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Vancouver 8, B.C.
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For men on campus — whether your fashion
favorite is neat and natty Continental, or trim
and tidy Palermo — you'll find both these styles
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wool. Chose from beige, brown, light grey,
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