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The Ubyssey Oct 29, 1957

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No. 17
CHANCELLOR A. E. GRAUER accepts keys at Brock
opening Friday from AMS President Ben Trevino. Retiring
Chancellor Sherwood Lett holds Scissors.
—Photo by Michael Sone
400  Degrees  Bestowed
By New Chancellor Grauer
Rt. Hon. Chief Justice Sherwood Lett is UBC's  1957  Great  Trekker.  His  appoiutment j
was annovittee1a"KS"Ke''cut the ribbon offocially  opening the Block Half "Extension Friday.    |
Chief Justice Lett has just completed a term as  Chancellor  of the University  of  E.C.
He was succeeded by Dr. A. E.  (Dal)  Grauer at Friday's congregation.
,' •     Thc  Great  Trekker award   is
Asian     Studies     sludenis V* I   II  I VIAbWVI
By Council
Asian Studies students
are welcomed to a showing
of slides on Japan by Mrs.
N. A. M. MacKenzie in the
Union College Chapel tonight.
The show will begin at
8:00 p.m. There will be a
silver collection. Sponsors
are the University Hill
United Church Women's
To Arque
Large   numbers   oi   students,
according to Neil Merrick, USC
spokesman, are up in arms over
the fact  that  this year's Totem   chancellor,   bein
will  not  contain  undergraduate   ^ie age 0f 54
the highest honor the University
students can  bestow on alumni.
The award was established ir
1!),")("). and is given annually ' o
an outstanding member of the
UBC Alumni Association who
has "continued his interest in
the University . . . and made
an outstanding contribution to
the community, the University
and thc student body."
Rt.   Hon.   Mr.   Lett   was   the
youngest   man   over   to   become
appointed   at
Ex-Chancellor Lett
57 Great Trekker
Dr. A. E.  (Dal) Grauer was installed as Chancellor of UBC Friday at the Fall Congregation ceremonies. Ihe installation followed  the opening invocation by Rev. J. A. Ross, Dean
f St. Andrew's Hall.
'      Honorable   Eric   W.   Hamber.*' "
Chancellor Emeritus, performed i /af*WGGn   CloSSCS
the ceremony, in which Dr.
Grauer accepted the responsibility of the office of Chancellor.
Following his inaugural address. Chancellor Grauer conferred six honorary degrees.
President Norman A. M. MacKenzie introduced Dr. W. A.
MacKintosh who gave the congregation address.
Emergency Meeting
For Nisei Today
NISEI VARSITY CLUB emergency meeting at 12.30 in HL-2,
Af.      .,       ,, „, ,, „ 1 All members please attend.
After the address, Chancellor I *
regular Moots.
The Monarchy will be discussed at the UBC Debating Union's
second open debate this Thursday, at 12:30 in Arts 100.
Topic of the debate is "Resolved that the Commonwealth
does  not need a Queen."
Speakers for the affirmative
are Desmond Fitzgerald. Raven
magazine editor and Irish Peer.
and Brian Smith, Conservative
Club president and first year
Law  student.
Derek Fra.scr and John Green
both  McGoun Cup debators will   lo a  letter lo the editoi
Major source of irritation is
that Totem staff made no effort
to establish this new policy before  sales  were   made.
While the major portion of
Students' Council feels that the
omission of the undergraduate,
pictures would be beneficial in
regard to the yearbook itself,
they are unanimous in their
criticism ol Totem for its "misrepresentation."
(The term "misrepresentation"
is not intended here for its interpretation in the legal sense,
but merely to paint out that
the Totem staff miuil have been
aware that sludenis. having seen
previous editions, would expect
1958 Totfm to exercise similar
policies, and took unfair advantage of the situation).
Totem Editor Norman Pearson defended his new policy in
(lie   Friday   Ubyssey,   in   answer
He said
He has served in two world
wars, winning the Military
Cross, the DSO, and thc rank
of Brigadier.
He graduated from McGill
University with a degree in commerce, from UBC with an arts
degree and a Rhodes Scholarship
and from Trinity College (Oxford) with his B.A. Judis.
Winner of thc Great Trekkers
award receives a large trophy
for one year and a small replica
of the UBC Cairn to keep permanently.
A cairn on the Main Mall
commemorates the tradition
established by the first Great
Trek in 1922, when students
organized a public demonstration, marching to the present
site of the campus from cramped
quarters in the sleazy Fairview
Raven goes to bed on Friday. Friday is the deadline
fcr all material. Poems,
plays, short stories, critical
reviews of films and books,
ihe first chapter of that
novel — all are needed and
wanted by Raven. Drop
your manuscript into the'
Raven box ... in the Raven
office, located in the Ubyssey office, downstairs in the
Place your name and telephone number on the manuscript, so that the editors
will be able to contact you
concerning revision, etc.
Com Rutiedge
To Give Talk
Air Commodore H. H. C. Rut-
ledge, OBE, CD, will speak
Thursday at 12:30 in Engineering 201 on the subject "An Airman Looks at the Defence Pic-! supported Morfitt in his sugges-
ture." ' tion that thc motion be rescinded
After his talk the film "Air : until reconsidered by WAD, and
Defence Command" will be j Council had been aware of all
Rutiedge received the OBE in
1946, and since then has held
appointments both in Canada
and abroad. He attended the
Imperial Defence College in London, and was appointed Canadian Air AHache to Sweden.
Since August. 1955, Rutiedge has
been Group Commander of No,
14 Training Group in Winnipeg.
Moot Court
Runs Daily
Moot Courts are now in session.
For anyone interested, the
courts arc being held in the Law
Building every evening Monday
to Friday beginning at 7:30. They
ire open to the public.
Dave Green, registrar of the
Moot Courts stated that the function of these courts is to acquaint
the student lawyer with the fundamentals of presentation of a
case, court procedure, preparing
Second year students prepare
their own cases, appealing one
already closed in provincial or
federal courts. They argue -on
points of law, as in the court of
appeal. No witnesses are called.
The judges are usually two
downtown lawyers and one professor of the Law faculty.
Moot courts are also open to
the third year students who wish ; 25 B.Ed, elementary degrees,
to avoid the evils of the essay. ■     Opening   of   the   Brock   Hall
The Grand Moot, held in the Extension followed the congrega-
spring, presents the best third tion ceremonies, and was fol-
year students selected from thc  lowed in turn by a reception in   to 7 307   Creative chorus.Dance
Grauer conferred degrees on 404
Seven students received Ph.D's
and 34 Masters' degrees were
There were eight B.A. Honors
degrees given, and 111 B.A.
general degrees.
Two students will receive
their Doctor of Medicine degree,
and ten, a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Largest group were the Education students, with 151 B.Ed,
graduate degrees bestowed,
seven   secondary   degrees,   and
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CLUB PRESIDENTS — Attention Residence * and Armed
Services PRO's. Important!
Check notice re Totem, in Council office boxes. Get requested
information in to Clubs Editor
by Wed., Oct. 30.
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C. C. F. general meeting for
everyone interested    in    Mock
Parliament.    Tactics    will     be
discussed, Tuesday, Arts 102.
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CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Organization — Regular weekly testimony meeting Wednesday, at
12*30 in Physics 300.
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dancing, Tuesday  evening,  5.30
Brock Lounge.
Council Reconsiders
WAD Budget Transfer
The motion "that Student Council authorize the transfer
of thc AMS grant to the Woman's Athletic Directorate from
tho AMS accounting office to the University Accounting office
provided   that   the   budget   comes   before   Treasurer
Morfitt for a bi-monthly review"
was brought before Student
Courtcil for consideration last
night,   and   eventually   deleted.
Morfitt    requested    that    the
motion  be    reviewed    on    the j
grounds  that those  who  passed j
the   motion   were   not   well   enough informed in treasury mat-,
ters to pass a motion that might
take treasury control out of his
Bart Hart, president of WAD
facts pertaining to the matter.
Socreds Try
Social Credit government may
be formed at the University of
Saskatchewan's Mock Parliament here for the first time in
campus history.
Although the Social Credit
party at U. of S. is still in its
embryo stages, it is generally-
conceded that the Socreds will
make a very good showing in
the election later this week.
There are no boys in U. of S.'
Socred   Club,   just   nurses.   But
There   was   some   suggestion : the Saskatchewan engineers are
that the originator of the motion   very   powerful   and  are  almost
(a   faculty   member)    was    pre-   certain   to   support   the   nurses
in     suggesting   the
After a brief discussion the
motion was completely dropped,
and the budget will remain in
AMS hands.
The CCF is firmly entrenched
as Saskatchewan's provincial
government, but the campus has
fluctuated recently from party
to party.
oppose   tiie  resolution.
Fitzgerald in preparation lor
the debate, has announced th.a1
lie is a third cousin twice removed of Malcolm Muggcridge.
who recently was the figure of
great controversy on the Monarchy fpiest ion.
Smith and Fit/gcrald ma>
have to contend wiih Lord Hails-
ham, new English Conservative
party chairman, who .stated yesterday that he woo L| "ruservi
measure 01 hostility for anyone
who attacks any member o! the
ro\al familv or tin- institution
of royalty."
The debate will be open to
the house alter the principal
.speakers have expressed lluir
views This is in keeping with
the Oxford sl.sle of demiiing
adopted by  the  Union  this  year.
then lhal he was unable to come
lo precise terms with the printers  at   rogisration   sale   time.
The publishers of Totem.
Yearbook House, submitted their
bid on Ihe understanding that
undergraduate pictures would
not be included in Ihe book, it
was !'e\ealeo al '.Monday night's
Council   meeting.
According to Merrick, many
students are threatening to with
1 draw their subscriptions to
Totem on Ihe basis that the1
Totem editors wore quilly of
misleading advertising.
A committee composing ol
e.'iiuci Mors and the Totem editors will review Totem policy
and report to council next  week
Pearson claims Unit the inclusion of undergrad pictures
uofild cost  about SI!,OHO.
Pique-a boob.
Ubyssey  gool'ed.
Pique. UBC humor mag hits
the stands; Tuesday. November
5. (You may have noticed you
couldn't   get   one   Monday.)
First-issue layout and editing
is by off-campus grads. Pub
Board hopes that .vou jokers on
campus will lake the hint and
produce a next-spring issue'
yourselves. (Jokers phone Mer
ril   Leckie.  KE.  2U27-M.)
It's bigger and belter than
ever    before with    cartoons,
photos, playboy-typo stories,
plus a villainous diatrmc on
t'BC's   lecture  system.
Pique up \ our eonv next Tues
On November 12 Ihe student
body will vote on a referendum which tho Student Council will raise AMS fees five
dollars per annum for a period
of three years.
A. vote taken at the AIMS
general meeting indicates that
.students are in favor of the
By constitution two weeks
nnliiv must be given before a
referendum is held. Publication in the Ubyssey constitutes
official notice.
Lack of support may squash
proceedings being carried out
against Ihe Buildings and
Grounds Committee in connee-
tion   with  their   alleged   transgressions.
Very few of those who
voiced complaints al the Leadership conference have attended the open hearings. As a re-
sull Student Council has very
little evidence against the department. All those who have
formal complaints to register
are urgently requested to contact any student council member.
A selection committee will
sit at 3.30 Wednesday to select
two students who will attend
the McGill Conference. Applicants must contact Barb Leith.
Box 1, Council Ofl'iee by 4.30
All political clubs on campus
face a nominal fine of $2 in
lieu of using election placards
without the sanction of the
Student Council.
The Liberal Club faces a special fine of $") as "just punishment" for placing notices on
the Brock Art Gallery.
NFCUS is making all-out
attempt to relieve University
students from the paying of
unemployment insurance. Failing this they will attempt to
gain unemployment benefits
over the Christmas holidays, in
those cases where the National
Employments Service does not
secure jobs for students.
clubroom, Brock Extension.
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JAZZSOC presents the Bob
Hale Quartet featuring John
Gittens in a concert of contemporary jazz today at noon in
Physics 200. Membership will be
available at the door today and
for rest of week in Clubroom,
Hut B-2.
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George, sedation is holding its regular
meeting today in HL-1. Tho
topic of discussion will be "The
Reformation Today." All are
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NEWMAN CLUB sponsors
Religious Lecture Series: "The
Place of the Laity in the
Church" by Fr. Hanrahan at
HL-3, Tuesday at 3.30 p.m.
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will present    a    film on radio
theory, Tuesday noon in Physics
202.    Everybody welcome.
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PRE-DENTAL SOC. will have
as its guest speaker, Dr. Mathers
at noon today in Physics 302.
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this Saturday at Coffee Dans,
352 Water St. Make your own
reservations. Membership cards
available at office, Room 154,
on Thursday.
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S.C.M.  —  Dr.   Brown   of the
Philosophy  Dept.   leads a study
group on  "Education"  in Eel. 2,
Tuesday at  12.30.
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UNITARIAN  CLUB  will present A. P. Hewett with an informal discussion, "A Rational Religion   For   Modern   Man."     At
regular   meeting.   Tuesday   noon
in Arts 103.    Everyone welcome.
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VARSITY     CHRISTIAN   Fellowship  presents   Rev.   F.  M<elz-
ger. Current  Hungarian   Events,
Their Challenge  to  Christianity,
Tuesda",   Oct.   2!),   Physics   201
at   12.30.
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AQUA-SOC.  ■— A meeting for
all interested skin-divers to finalize   plans   Jor   a   long   week-end
diving trip will be held Wednesday noon in Arts  102.
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  There  will  be instruction  for
beginners. All students and staff
welcome.  Brock  Hall al  7.30.
(Continued on Page 3) PageS
Tuesday, October 2'J, llK;<
Authorized as seeond class mall. Post Office Department, Ottawa.
Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (included in AMS Jees). Mail 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
publications of all letters received.
Bon Vivant Defends Old Alma Mater
News Editor Dave Ferry
Assistant News Editor Helen Zukowski
Associate Editor  Ken Lamb
Managing Editor Dave Robertson
Business Manager ..- Harry Yuill
Features Editor .-  Barbara Bourne
CUP Editor Marilyn Smith
Reporters and Deskmen: — Neva Bird, Wayne Lamb, Al Forrest, Bob Johannes, Barrie
COOk, Desmond Fitzgerald.
Editorial and News Offices  AL. 4404, Locals 12, 13, 14
Business and Advertising Offices AL. 4404, Local 6
We'll Admit It
We're Relieved
With the news last week that the United
States had fired a rocket 4,000 miles into
the air, some 3,400 miles further than the
Russian rocket that launched Sputnik I,
we breathed a sigh of relief.
We could now go back to believing in
Western superiority, therefore back to hope
Chat the Christian democracies, anxious to
avoid war, can maintain the technological
supremacy that will keep Russia wary of
fulfilling Lenin's vows to conquer the world.
We could believe that, as rocket scientist
Willie Ley had put it after the launching
of Sputnik, it was not that the West had
failed to keep up with the Russian's technological advance, but that she had not
correlated her efforts so well.
You see, we emphatically believe in the,
value of scientific supremacy. We were sorry
that the United States could not accept the
news of the Russian satellite with better
grace, but not too sorry, for we too were
We do not believe in the better intentions of Mr. Kruschev and his colleagues,
and we are that aware of history that we
still remember Lenin's words, and those of
a dozen other conquerors. We like to hear
the West rattling her sabres, for only the
keen edge of the sword, not the gentle word,
will keep the Reds from trying to accomplish their goal.
Oh, we are willing to co-operate, bending until our backs hurt. But we do it
smiling, knowing that our co-operation will ,
be appreciated when the other side knows
we do it for reasons other than fear.
Conquerors do not change, and God
has always been on the side of the biggest
battalion, with the biggest guns.
And we were happy for another reason.
We believe also in the principles of Western
democracy, that form of living, which, inefficient as it may be, is yet the only one which
offers any hope for mankind that extends
beyond the next generation.
Under this democracy we have allowed
people to do pretty well what they please,
to think what they please, and to acquire
that kind of education that pleases them.
.Believing that he who is attracted to
science because he wishes to be a scientist,
will make a better scientist, we have not
forced hordes of students into mathematics
and physics classrooms, nor hurled them into
the enforced discipline that the dedicated
scientist places on himself.
We have encouraged our students to be
lawyers, doctors, teachers — whatever they
wished, believing that they, not us, should
choose their life goals.
We like it that way, and we believe they
like it that way. We believe we have a
happier and more productive society because
of the tremendous choice available.
We are therefore relieved to have been
proven right, and to have seen scientists
brought up in this free society prove their
Angry ,
Editor, The Ubyssey, j
Dear Madam:
Mr. Michael Butler was
recognized on the floor of the
AMS general meeting, and the
motion he sought to put to the
meeting went something like
this: (I paraphrase Mr. Butler's
words). "I move the adoption
of the NFCUS and WUSC reports as read and want to make
an amendment to the report
stating that the Alma Mater
Society is dissatisfied with the
way the NFCUS has spent our
If I had allowed the motion
to be put in that form a vote
for the adoption of the reports
would also have been a vote of
censure upon NFCUS, and conversely, a vote for the second
half of the motion would have
meant a vote for the adoption
of the report.
I did not make a formal
ruling that Mr. Butler's motion
BvS he wished to put it was out
of order. Instead I asked Mr.
Butler to divide his motion, to
which he agreed. After gaining the consent of the seconder
as well, I put to the floor the
motion adopting the two reports.
Mr. Butler's proposed amendment then became a new
motion, and properly so by all
rules of parliamentary procedure. The motion of dissatisfaction with NFCUS was
tabled by a vote of the assembly, and still lies on the table
since we did not have time
to complete the agenda. It will
be lilted from the table of the
spring general meeting,
Mr. Butler was at McGill
when that student body left
the National Federation of Canadian University Students, and
has had an axe to grind «i;.'.ainsl
NFCUS ever since. I resent his
attempt to use me as a whetstone by implying that I "railroaded" his motion.
Mr. Butler will have an opportunity to grind his axe at
the spring general meeting, unless he wishes to petition for
a special general meeting in
accordance with the AMS constitution. In the meantime, Mr.
Butler should put Robert's
Rules of Order and Sturgis on
Parliamentary Procedure on
his reading list.
President Alma
Mater Society
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Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Madam:
The 1957 UBC Students
Blood drive has just been completed and according to our
records there was a clinic attendance of 1,818 with net
blood donations of 1,462 pints.
In view of the prevalence of
colds and influenza we feel
this was a most generous response and one that the students of the University of British Columbia may be justly
The co-operation of the committee and students was all that
could be desired. Their co-operation made this one of the
smoothest running clinics we
have had for some time for
which we offer our sincerest
To each of those who so
generously gave their blood we
are especially thankful as by
their priceless gift we have
been able to bring new life to
many  of  their fellow citizens.
We would be most grateful
if this expression of our appreciation   could   be   published
in "The Ubyssey" so that all
concerned may know how
thankful we are for the support given our free blood transfusion service by the students
of the University of B.C.
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Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Madam:
I returned to the campus
Friday morning after a day of
observation and practise teaching in the Vancouver School
System. I read your Thursday
issue and was surprised to find
that the UBC mock parliament
had already been elected. I
also read that the suggestion
of a "by-election for education
was defeated 20 to 19.
Under these circumstances I
would like to point out that
the mock election here on campus is indeed a MOCKERY of
our democratic system. No matter what election Canada has,
civic, provincial or federal,
there is such a thing as absentee ballots. These, I understand,
may be cast before the election
is held if the voter will not be
present on the election date
and can give good reasons why.
In the political clubs, neglect
of over 1,000 students of whom
600 or more were absent due to
practise teaching on Thursday,
they have stolen the one control of the people over the
government — the vote. I congratulate those people who
voted for that suggestion but
submit that next year a time
for the election be aranged
where all sludents are present
or absentee ballots be arranged
for a faculty — ie Education
— where a large percentage of
eligible voters  will  be absent.
I graduated from the University of British Columbia
just last May, and like most
recent alumni, I'm unashamedly in love with my old school.
I think the function of any
university should be to turn
out individuals who have an
abiding interest in knowing
what's going on around them.
I think some universities fulfill that function better than
others, and I believe UBC fulfills it as well or better than
most. So when Bill Dohvey,
after a single year at UBC,
leaps into print and dismisses
UBC as a sort of Podunk Tech
with a rainy season, I feel constrained to correct the false
impression he creates.
UBC is pleasant enough geographically, Dohvey admits,
but he finds that its students
are primarily interested in bettering their future incomes,
and spend their spare time in
such rahrah extracurricular
activities  as the  Dance  Club
and Greek rushing. This leaves
little room for what he calls
"intellectual horseplay." the
cherished ideal of a "private
little group of intimates. . . .
able to speak their minds."
In other words, Dohvey implies, we sper ' all our time
gee-whizzing o.er the bridge
table and the marketing textbooks, but don't know a Sartre
from a Satyr. This plainly isn't
so, of course, and if Mr. Dohvey had troubled to look beyond his little group of Acadia
Camp intimates, he'd be obliged to agree.
Take the matter di clubs,
for example. Mr. Dohvey finds
the club situation at UBC
"pitiful". There are no clubs,
he says, "to put on a debate,
a play, a concert, or provide a
guest speaker for discussion."
Now this is such a staggering bit of inaccuracy that it's
hard not to question the sin-
Sandy Ross, ex-editor of
The Ubyssey 1956-57, is a
B.A. graduate in Political
Science and English.
At present working for a
trade publication in Toronto,
Sandy counts himself, among other things, a banjo
player, lucky lager drinker,
and general bon vivant."
cerity of the writer. It's a matter of simple record that UBC
has one of the most highly developed club programs on the
North American continent. In
the course of an average week,
UBC's seventy-odd clubs will
sponsor about thirty separate
events, ranging from student-
faculty debates, to jazz concerts, to poetry readings, to
architecture displays, to showings of art movies.
Last year, everyone from
Stephen Potter, the humorist,
to Ralph Kirkpatrick the harpsichordist, from Robert Bon-
Old Grouch Attacks Her
"Whenever people ask me,
"Well, how did you like UBC?,
I tend to stammer and mumble
a few incoherent words. Usually they turn out to be "It
was a real experience," which
is of course to say less than
nothing at all. And to say that
UBC was different from U of T
could only be the first spark
to an all-night harangue about
the purpose of a university.
UBC has a really beautiful
campus. More than anything
else it has a tendency to sprawl
—with three hundred or more
acres to account for, it does
this rather well. As a matter
of fact the two "residences"
for men, Acadia Camp and
Fort Camp are about a mile
and a quater apart.
The campus is set on Point
Grey, a peninsula formed by
Burrard Inlet and the Upper
Fraser River. A far cry from
Toronto, it's about ten miles
from the centre of Vancouver's
downtown area.
Because the peninsula, or
cape, is quite high, about a
hundred and fifty feet above
sea level, the view can be enormous. The North Shore Mbun-
tains with other more lofty
peaks behind them, including
the Lions, Vancouver's guardians, dominate.
To the west on a clear day
the blue ranges of Vancouver
Island are visible. On the sea
on three sides of us, seedy-
looking freighters, CPR • ferries, tugboats and fishing boats
all seem to jostle for position
to pass under the Lion's Gate
The campus buildings vary
in style. Some are ultra modern, such as the Empire Pool
and Gymnasium, the Wesbrook
building and the biological
building. Some are a simplified Gothic design, for instance
the library and chemistry
building, Some are just abominable and should be torn down
immediately. These are the
Arts, auditorium, biochemistry
and commerce and forestry
However, they've got more
money now and a new Arts
Building, another paroxyism
of futurism, will soon be ready
to engulf the ever more numerous students.
Enrolment at UBC has been
steadily growing. Last year it
was around 7300. This year
it's more like 8500. By 1960
UBC should have an enrolment
of more than Toronto's present
number. There are a good
many   foreign   students;   more
Bill Dohvey. who spent last
year at UBC on a NFCUS
Scholarship, has returned to
Toronto to finish hit education. Both articles originally
appeared in the "Varsity."
than here, I am sure. It was
not rare to see Sikhs complete
with turban and beard walking
in a group down the Main Hall,
through the centre of campus.
If there were Indian girls with
them, they would trail along
about five steps behind the
There are many other regions represented also. South
Americans, Ghanese, Rhodc-
sians, Italians, French, Chinese,
Malayan, Burmese, and Yugoslavs were on campus. I got
to know a good number of
these people and indeed found
that my rapport with Vancouverites was somewhat thin.
This revelation came to me
just as the charm and loveli-
nesis of the campus itself was
being washed away during the
rainy season from October to
This then leads to my main
thesis and point of contention.
I found the overall atmosphere
and the student attitude very
much like an overgrown American high schol or state college. The principles underlying most of the activities there,
academic and extracurricular
are: get your vocational training as fast as you can and after
hours the dance club, pep club,
Mamooks and fraternities will
make sure you are well entertained.
The vocational faculties such
as Law, Commerce, Engineering, Forestry, Physics and the
Biological sciences tend to
overwhelm the Arts faculty
both in numbers and attitude.
This attitude was that of an
immature high school student.
The club situation at UBC is
pitiful. There are no clubs or
organized groups in which students may get together to chew
the fat along certain academic
lines, or perhaps decide lo put
on a debate, a play, a concert,
or provide a guest speaker for
a discussion. During the week,
if you want to go out in the
evening and indulge in that
bit of intellectual Horseplay
which every university student should pride himself on,
you wil! find almost nothing.
There may be a film, a play or
a concert, it isn't probable, but
it's not   impossible.
Cut almost nowhere will you
find a group of intelligent students who have banded together for "intellectual" companionship. There is no French,
Spanish, Slavonic, History, Po--
litical Science, Anthropology,
or Economics club. There is no
debating society of any kind.
There is no Glee Club, madrigal group or choral society.
There is only one literary magazine.
There is however, a Dance
club, a Pep club (to ensure student enthusiasm at games), and
a Mamooks Club (which turns
out posters and advertising for
all other clubs).
The sororities and oilier species of Greek letter societies
put on a Mardi Gras festival
which resembles nothing less
than a Buffalo, N.Y. burlesque
show. These Greek letter societies have also the gall to go
out and solicit members as if
on the whole it were not better
to keep the whole works
hushed up.
The piece de resistance is of
course the Alma Mater Society.
This is the only student governing body that I know of
which resembels more a totalitarian bureaucracy than a student government.
Well I can't think of any
more bad things to say, so I'll
try lo even up the score.
Whatever may be said against UBC, there are still a lot
of good aspects to it. There is
spirit beyond all doubt. Unfortunately the spirit is as yet
amorphous. UBC has still not
developed that vital spirit
which is contained in the origin of the word university —
"universal and all inclusive."
Given time however, good luck
and a growing body of principled students, UBC will shine
as brightly as any other university in Canada.
I should mention another
thing. Because there was so
little to go to and enjoy, one
usually wound up creating a
private little group of intimates
who got together as often as
possible just to be able to
speak their minds and indulge
in what I call intellectual
This to me was UBC at its
best and I left Vancouver just
over a week ago with mixed
ner, B.C.'s Attorney-General,
to the Vancouver Symphony
Orchestra to the Modern Jazz
Quartet appeared at UBC.
At the noon hour, students
are faced with a constant dilemma deciding which event to
attend; the University Administration has even recognized
this by making every Thursday noon hour two hours long,
instead of one hour.
Later in his piece, Mr. Dohvey mentions the Dance Club,
Mamooks, the Pep Club and
so on to show that UBC has
no lack of the Podunk Tech
type of extracurricular activities. But, he goes on, we have
no French, Spanish, Slavonic,
history, political science, anthropology, economics, debating, madrigal or choral societies.
True, we don't have an anthropology club. The anthropology people sit at the feet
of Dr. Harry Hawthorn, and
don't feel the need to organize.
We do have an archeaeo-
logy club, however, also a psychology club, a social work
club, a visual arts club, a jazz
society, an active UN club, an
international affairs club, and
a club for nearly every ethnic
group represented on campus.
There was even some talk
last year of forming a club for
people who don't like clubs,
but it didn't get going, probably through lack of interest.
Mr.   Dohvey   also   refers  to
the Alma Mater Society (UBC's
SAS) as something resembling
• a  "totalitarian bureaucracy."
Now, I've honestly tried, but
I can't imagine on what
grounds Mr. Dohvey makes
this charge, and Mr. Dohvey is
no help, because, in his place,
he doesn't elaborate on the
statement. As a UBC student
of longer standing than Mr.
Dohvey, I do know that the
Alma Mater Society regulates
and co-ordinates the multiple
activities of UBC's very active
student body — including the
clubs I've mentioned above —
and cherishes its own autonomy. And despite a possible
tendency to over - organization
—it has managed, in the past,
to build up an impressive record of achievement.
Every three years, it sponsors a UBC "Open House", a
mammoth public relations venture which attracts hundreds
of thousands of visitors to the
UBC campus, and poses organizational problems worthy of
the CNE.
Yet it is handled entirely by
students. Last year, to cite
another example, when the
AMS heard that UBC's expansion program was being hamstrung by lack of funds from
the provincial government, it
mobilized its "totalitarian bureaucracy" to gather lens of
thousands of petition signatures from B.C. citizens, inundated the province with public
voicing UBC's needs, and prepared a comprehensive brief
outlining UBC's needs to the
Provincial cabinet.
A student delegation, armed
with their petition, met with
the Provincial cabinet last
spring. Premier W. A. C. Bennett and his Cabinet, which
had brushed off Administration
representations in the past,
called it the "best brief they'd
ever heard," and soon afterwards announced a five million dollar matching capital
grant to UBC.
And the students, through
the "bureaucratic" Alma Mater Society, had done it all
Mr. Dohvey apparently
thinks this is totalitarian; I call
it damn mature responsible behaviour, and so does the rest
of British Columbia.
It's true, as Mr. Dohvey insinuates, that UBC has a problem in maintaining the vigor
of the humanities in Ihe face
of Canada's growing need for
trained professional people,
and tin- corresponding insistence that the universities train
Every Canadian university
shares this problem, and UBC
has done a more than creditable job in meeting it. Tuesday, October 29, 1957
Page 3
My good friend Jack Johnson
has  taken  up   weight  lifting.
It came about this morning at
least at breakfast. I was sitting
reading the Ubyssey and wondering why Jack was so restless.
It wasn't like him to be thumbing through old magazines. In
fact it wasn't like him to be
reading at all.
Suddenly he looked up.
I was startled.
"I  beg your pardon?"
"Oho don't be frightened, old
chap.   I just said  'doorknobs'."
"Any particular kind?" I inquired, wondering whether his
new passion for sideburns had
spread and he had gone completely hairy.
"Brass would be nice. Brass
I decided to humor him. It
would be safer.
"You mean for Christmas,
Jack?"  *
"No, silly, for the door."
I stared at the tiny curl at
the corner of his mouth. Finally
I summed up enough courage.
"What door, !fack?"
"My gosh you are a strange
thing, aren't you. I mean the
door without doorknobs, of
course. Do you think I want to
strap doorknobs onto a door already loaded to the gunwhales
with doorknobs? Really, haven't
you been seeing too many movies
I flinched sharply.
"That's very unfair," I told
him. "I'm cutting down. Last
show I went to was that Hem-
mingway thing — For Whom
the Sun Arms."
"You should find a new interest," he told me.
"Like brass doorknobs?"
"No, like bridge. It improves
the mind."
"No thanks," I shot back.
"Last time I played bridge in
the Brock I was dummy, see,
and was laying out the cards
nice and neat on the table and
this guy came over and says:
'Ha! Another damn Ubyssey
He wiped away a tear. "Sadism," he muttered.
"Forget it, Jack," I told him.
"Just tend to your brass doorknobs — that should keep your
hands busy."
And so it did as it turned out.
For what he had taken in the
magazine ad for a -doorknob
turned out to be a big dumbbell. I was there when it was
delivered. I looked at the dumbbell.
"Well, what arc you goiny
to  do  now?"  I smirked.
Jack was furious.
"Do? I'm going to throw thc
blooming thing away, that's
what I'm going to do."
But to his dismay he found
that, far from throwing it away,
he couldn't even budge it of.
the floor.
So rather than see his investment go to waste, Jack John
son has taken up weight lifting
Every day he has a go at it. He's
even taken to calling it Sputnik
to encourage  it off the floor.
Meanwhile, to soothe his rage.
I have promised to get him for
Christmas a beautiful brass doorknob, just like he wanted.
I'm rather curious to see what
he does with it. Our doors don't
need doorknobs. Wc have no
But maybe I can tie it onto
the Christinas tree after we set
it up inside our tent.
Officials Quit;
Call Idea "Hoax
Two officials of the Ubyssey-Blue and Gold Society Centennial Contest  Committee  resigned  Monday.
Jack Giles, committee chairman, and Merrill Leckie, Blue
and Gold Society president, said they would have nothing
further to do with the contest.
Both gentlemen gave "lack of
student support and interest" in
the contest as the reason for
their resignations.
Only five persons showed up
at a meeting called by Giles
Friday noon hour to discuss the
Concensus of opinion among
Ubyssey staffers, who are supposed to take an active part in
the doings, is that the contest is
silly and a waste of time.
Ken Lamb, Ubyssey Associate
Editor, said: "I think it's all a
big hoax."
"What   is   it? asked   Richie
Eustis,     Ubyssey sports-writer
and   incidentally an   anthropology major.
News Editor Dave Ferry said:
"It sounds like a lot of silly nonsense to me."
Poorly presented publicity
was blamed for the lack of interest.
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Another problem facing the
contest bfficials is that to date
there have not been as many
entries as were expected.
Entries are still being accepted, although there is a distinct
possibility that the contest will
be postponed or even dropped.
At a press conference Monday
afternoon, Leckie was asked to
elaborate on why he wanted the
project scrapped. "Too much
work," he said; also, it's premature." He pointed out that
B.C.'s Centennial wouldn't be
until November of next year
(1958). "Bennett was right
after all," he admitted.
Ubyssey Editor-in-Chief Patricia Marchak was unavailable
for comment on the developments.
The ultimate decision as to
whether or not the contest will
be scrapped is up to Mrs. Marchak. She is expected to make
an official announcement today.
UBC gradual* Robert T.
Elton hai recently been appointed general manager of
Life Magaiine.
In commenting on Elson's
promotion. Time Inc. Editor-
in-Chief, Henry R. Luce
•aid. "He brings to hit new
poiition an extraordinary
combination of editorial
end managerial experience."
Elton joined Time Inc. in
1943 after 19 yean of dlt-
lingulthed newtpaperwork
in the USA and Canada.
Open House
For U. Of M.
WINNIPEG (CUP) — University of Manitoba here will
open its doors to the public next
week, for the first time in five
Plans laid last year call for
displays from each faculty
similar to those of UBC's Open
Third, fourth year and graduate students will explain displays to visitors during the open
house, Oct. 25 and 26.
(Continued from Page 1)
—Movie "The Dreseen Story"
in Arts 100, Wed., 12.30.
•T* *r V
DANCE CLUB—No ballroom
instruction on Wednesday.
ff*     ff*      ff*
MUSfC CIRCLE — Beethoven's late quartets, Brock
Stage Room, Wednesday noon.
*P T* V
PHILOSOPHY CLUB —Outline of club activities will be
given for prospective members
in HM-2 (N.W. corner of Philosophy Hut) during Wednesday
and Thursday noon hours.
•*• *r V
PRE-MED. presents Dr. J. A.
Mather, head of Dept. of Public
Health, speaking on "Organization of Health Services in Canada. '* Election of 4th year rep.
memberships are still available.
Physics 202, Wednesday noon.
•jp fft «^t
—Attention all presidents of all
political clubs. General meeting
in Brock Extension Wednesday
at noon.
will hold a meeting of equipment committee on Wednesday
noon in club room.
tT *e? *V
SIGMA TAU CHI will meet
at 7.30 in the Mildred Brock
Room to discuss the Banquet,
Athletics and  NFCUS.
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S.C.M. Wednesday at 12.30
"The Bible From Within" led
by Canon Watney, 312 Auditorium Building.
9p 9p 9p
general meeting Wednesday at
noon in Arts 201.
V *r TT*
Club meets at noon Wednesday
Oct. 30, in Arts 105. Important!
Election of executive to be held.
General discussion.
Neckers Have No
Place To Hide
The Students' Council passed
a motion stating that rules
passed last year pertaining to
the Brock lounge also apply to
the new Brock link. For the
uninformed this means no
lunches, no overcoats, and no
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Friday it the absolute deadline. (I still think tee your
name in print was all right.)
Carleton In
OTTAWA (CUP) — Student
Council of Carleton College here
voted last week to> remain in
NFCUS this year.
Speaking to the council, Gabriel Gagnon.of Laval University,
National President of NFCUS,
admitted that the organization
"slumped badly last year," and
attributed this to "a lack of communication between national
headquarters and provincial
After discussion with Gagnon,
council made no motion to leave
NFCUS. "So," remarked one officer, "I guess that means we're
still in."
Soccer Birds
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Music Duo
An oboe and piano duo, featuring Dennis Matthews, and
Leon Goossens will be presented
November 4 in the auditorium
under the Sponsorship of the
Special Events Committee.
Working in collaboration with
the Faculty Fine Arts Committee, Special events has succeeded in providing a "Noon Hour
Showcase" of entertainment.
Ejealutred, performers will be,
Pete Seeger, folk singer, November 5, thc Vancouver Symphony
Orchestra on November 14, and
a program of early English folk
music, featuring Suzanne Bloch
on November 29.
A program of French music
is sponsored weekly, the concerts taking place Wednesday
noon in Physics 200.
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UBC soccer 'Birds dropped a
stiff game to the Capilanos at
UBC Stadium on Saturday. The
count was 5-2.
It was the Thunderbirds' second defeat tkis season in five
games. They have won two.
The 'Birds trailed 4-0 at half
time after a bad half. They played much better soccer in the
second half, picking up two goals
to Capilano's one.
Ralph Phelps and hustling
Bruce Ashdown scored Varsity's
two goals.
UBC's Chiefs didn't fare nearly so well as the hands of Wallaces seemingly invincible squad
on Sunday at Memorial Park.
They were walloped 7-0.
The UBC team played a good
game of soccer however. They
were just too badly outranked
by the Wallace team, wlho
haven't lost a league game in 37
outings and three years of play.
As with the Thunderbirds, the
Chiefs played a better second
than first half. They were scored
against three times in the second half but they managed to
give the Wallace goalie some
bad moments, and kept the ball
moving up the field.
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Tuesday, October 29,1957
FULLBCK MIKE DAGENAIS plunges from 1-yard line
with UBC Jayvees' Home riding on his back. First teedee
of game came early in the second quarter. •
—Photo by Michael Sone-
Notre Dame Close
Win Over Jayvees
Cal Murphy's Notre Dame gridders were extremely lucky
to salvage a 12-6 win over UBC Jayvees last Friday night at
Callister Park.
Coach   Al   Hammer's   freshmen rolled up over 200 yards
offensively, even though they
were penalized some 180 yards.
Jayvees pulled every stunt in the
book, from illegal motion to
illegal pass receiving.
The UBC team showed lack
of football fundamentals, which
Hammer said, was due to curtailment of practice time.
Large gains by Bob Donaldson;  Gary   Thornley   and   Ken
Yada,   were   mostly  responsible
for the yardage gained.
In the third quarter, on a first
down and 45 to go situation,
quarterback George Home decided not to quick kick, flipped
a pass for 33 yards and sent a
back through the line to a first
Jayvee's only touchdown was
scored by Donaldson, who ran
an intercepted pass into TD territory from the Notre Dame 30.
In spite of Jayvee losses, the
team is showing some promising
material for next year's 'Birds.
Quarterback Home will definitely strengthen Frank Gnup's 1958
Thunderbird contingent.
Jayvees will probably have
one more game, against the
Burnaby Spartans next weekend, before they fold for the
Women's Sport Representative  '....ELAINE BISSETT
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vhe   suu-lillod   Cinemascope
"Loser Takes AH"
UBC Wins
In Hockey
Varsity won its third straight
game in the Pacific Coast Field
Hockey Association on Saturday by trouncing the West
Coach Rangers 10-1. However,
despite the good exanrfple being
set by Varsity, neither of its j
brother teams were responding
accordingly as the UBC Golds
lost to Vancouver 5-1 and the
UBC Blues were shutout by the
Cardinals 4-0.
Varsity, who definitely re
versed the form chart, did not
so much outclass their opponents
as outplay them, as they managed five goals in each half.
However, the final outcome of
the game itself was just incidental to the real contest in
which Victor Warren managed
to nip Don Gunning five goals
to four. (Gunning at one lime
held a 4-3 lead). Dave Epp was
the other marksman for Varsity.
In losing to Vancouver the
Golds lost their second straight
game. John Chant counted the
single UBC goal.
The Blues arc likewise having
their troubles as their loss to
the Cardinals was their second
straight. Despite the efforts of
Ken Muth, team captain, and
Geoff Lester, the Golds could
not muster any sort of an offensive attack.
All player's are advised that
there will be a practice on
Thursday at noon and in the
event of rain a chalk talk will
be arranged. In the case of a
chalk talk the location will be
posted   in Thursday's  Ubyssey.
Women's  Intramural
Volleyball Notice
All managers note follow-
in schedule:
Today at 12:35—HEc-Ac
2 and Ag-Ac 1.
Today at 12:55—ADP-Ph
1 and ADP-Ph 2.
Wed. at 12:35—DG-Ph 3
and AP-Ph 4.
Wed. at 12:55—GPB-Ph
5 and AOP-ADP 2.
Women Lose
To King Ed.
In women's grasshockey this
weekend Ex-King Edward beat
Varsity 3 to 1. Marilyn Peterson
scored Varsity's only goal in
the second half, but our team
was unable to overcome King
Ed's lead of the first half.
On thc brighter side, the UBC
team won 7 to 2 over the burnaby Lions.
Individual scorers were Marilyn Buker with two goals, Sylvia
Vaselenyk with four goals, and
Marianne Stcphan one goal. Despite injuries to two players and
the onset of the flu, UBC'played
very well finishing the game
with only eight players.
SYNCH. SWIMMING — Practice of the club in Empire Pool
on Thursday  al   12:30.
BADMINTON — Meeting of
those trying out for team on
Oct. 30 in Hie Women's Gym at
on Tuesday for both teams. Anyone interested  is also  welcome.
Fast Offense
Brings Win
To T.-Birds
Strong offensive tactics combined with a tight defense led
the Thunderbird ice hockey club
to a 12-3 victory over the Harwood team at New Westminster
The    'Birds    led    by    Archie
Gaber  with  four goals, started
hard   in   the   first   period   and
1 never let up as they continually
\ hounded the  Hsjrwood  net.
j     The   big  line  of the day  was
I (he    Art    Pearson,    Bill    Yuill,
Brian  Judge  combo  which  collected   11   points.     Judge   and
Pearson   scored   two  goals   and
had two assists each, while Yuill
had   three   assists.   The   Gaber,
Bill  Cherpcta,  Mike  Todd  line
collected seven points on goals
by Gaber and Todd and an assist
to    Cherpeta.    Don    Lauriente,
Merve Cromie and  Bob Bisero
also   were  strong   with  a   goal
Pat Dohm, John Sage and
Mike Lauriente on defense held
the Harwood team at bay, giving Marv Tansleye in goal little
action during the contest.
Coach Ron Donnelly was conservative in his praise of the
club as he said there were still
changes to be made beforq the
next encounter at the Vancouver Forum on Tuesday, November 5th at 9:30 p.m.
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Birds Return To
ace Criticism
Coacn Frank Gnup and his
roughly-used Thunderbirds returned from Spokane, Wash.,
Sunday to face thc increasing
army of campus football critics
and to prepare for their final
two Evergreen Conference
Whitworth Pirates curtailed
'heir own conference losing
streak by defeating 'Birds 54-6
Saturday in Whitworth's raTTl-
;oaked Pine Bowl. Thc loss was
JBC's sixth this season.
'Birds meet Portland State
College in an exhibition game
in Portland Saturday, then complete conference play with home
lames against Central Washing-
on and College of Puget Sound.
And 'Birds just may improve
'heir record. Portland State
vvas concerned enough about the
impending exhibition to send a
icout to the Whitworth game.
'Birds upset Central 7-6 in last
year's homecoming game, and
sould win again. Hopes are not
exactly high for the CPS game.
Last season in Tacoma, CPS
whacked 'Birds, 53-7.
And unless Thunderbirds
manage to come up with a win
in at least one of the three
games, campus criticism of the
team and its unenviable position
in the Evergreen Conference
will reach an all-time high.
Already, would-be reformers
are badgering athletic officials
and coach Frank,Gnup to do
anything except continue competition in the Conference under
present conditions.
Only one of those conditions
is foreseeably alterable — that
under which at least a dozen
capable campus- footballers play
in Vancouver's junior and juvenile leagues, and probably another dozen play no football at
all rather than become associated with the losing Thunderbird team.
But for a group of "orphan"
football players, representing a
student body that doesn't care
particularly whether it IS represented, Thunderbirds did remarkably well in the Whitworth
game. Even the usually unsympathetic Spokane Spokesman-
Review paragraphed: ". . . the
visiting Thunderbirds looked a
lot better on the field (and on
the statistical yardstick) than on
the scoreboard. . . "
And that they did. 'Birds
marched for a net 300 yards
after an assessment of 90 yards
in penalties by a quartet of over-
zealous officials whose incessant
handkerchief - dropping dragged
the game on into semi-darkness.
Rookie halfback  Don  Vassos
carried for 45 yards, and second-
year half Bruce Allardyce gained 42. Quarterback halfback
Wayne Aiken ran for 35 yards
and completed two passes for 915.
Slight (148 pounds) Bruce McCallum took a Bill Melville
screen pass 40 yards on one play,
and later took a 40 yard pass
from Aiken and carried the ball
an additional 33 yards for 'Birds'
j only touchdown,
I On defence, Bill Crawford
and Jurgen  Von  Schilling,  tac-
j kle and end respectively, played
well but could not cope with thc
punishing two-platoon system
employed by Whitworth. Ace
tackle Roy Jokanovich injured
an ankle in thc first quarter and
did not finish thc game.
'Birds, as their yardstick indicates, moved the ball deep into Pirate territory on several
occosions. Two drives into scoring  position    were    halted  by
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. . . gained 42 yards
Whitworth pass interceptions,
and one was aborted by a UBC
offside penalty which the team
could not overcome.
Once, fullback Jack Henwood
slipped into the clear behind
two Pirate safety men to take a
pass from Melville. Henwood
dropped the ball.
On defence, mental lapses
dashed 'Birds' hopes for a win.
Team co-captain Oscar Krcut-
zigcr said after the game, "count
our mistakes and you can count
the Whitworth touchdowns."
Oscar was right. DCs tackles were making an incorrect
manoeuvre in a seven-man line
defence, and Pirates' Filipino
seat-back Dan Inosanto took advantage of it to knife past them
for a 47-yard Pirates' other first
quarter touchdown from thc
live after 'Birds fumbled away
the ball on their own 24.
Little All-America end candidate Dan Nicksich moved in behind Aiken to take a touchdown
pass to start second quarter
scoring. Dnryle Russell made it
26-0 at the half with a five-yard
scoring run.
Early in the third quarter,
McCallum was trapped ^n the
B.C. end-zone for a two-ooint
safety. 'Birds kicked-off from
their 20-yard-line and Inosanto
followed excellent blocking
back to the 'Birds' 30. Three
plays later Nicksich took a T-D
pass from quarterback Vic Ferguson and the score was 34-0.
Fullback Ron Lashua scored
from the two after Pirates' intense third-quarter passing attack had moved them from a
fourth and 20-to-go situation on
the 31 to a first down.
In the fourth quarter Lashua
ran a Henwood punt 55 yards to
a touchdown, and Tom Hawlam
plunged over from the five after
Bernie Rakes, Pirates top ground
gainer, blocked a punt by McCallum and Nicksich recovered.
Nicksich, (placement), Lashua,
Inosanto and quarterback Don
Price converted touchdowns for
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