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 WE SURE
PUT OUR
FOOT IN IT
THE UBYSSEY
WELL, TEN
INCHES
ANYWAY
VOL. XLI
VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1959
No. 32
\\
March On Victoria
rr
To
Too Soon
For Trek'
— Council
By JUDY HARKER
Use of the term "third trek"
is "a bit premature", in the
opinion of AMS President
Chuck Connaghan.
"We will wait for the result
of our attack by letter before
considering going to the people
for aid in combatting the impending fee increase," he said.
"If the campaign fails to win
Government support through
personal letters to MLA's, we
Will have to investigate other
methods,"  he added.
"This m, a y include a third
Great Trek," he explained.
"We may send a delegation to
Victoria, and if that fails, we
may have to take our case to
the general public."
This is Council's plan to win
increased Government support
for University operation:
Phase 1: By due democratic
process of law, the individual
MLA's will be made to realize "just how acute the situation is". They will be told that
the   threatened   fee   increase
will be a substantial one, possibly a 50 percent raise over
the present fee.
A   letter   sent   by   Council   to
. every  B.C.  student  on  campus
. is the first step of  phase  one.
All letters  will  be  out by  the
end of the  week. It is  Connaghan's hope that these will result  in   a   barrage of  personal
protests  against a fee  raise.
"It is imperative that we have
more than just a signature on
a piece of paper," Connaghan
added.
"Students who finance their
own education must tell what
a substantial fee increase will
mean to them. Fathers must
point out personally that a raise
in fees will prevent their sons
attending university".
Students,   parents,   and
friends are asked to add their
letters pointing out their own
particular hardships involved.
"It is now up to the student",
says   Connaghan.   "The  success
or failure of this campaign will
depend on whether each is willing to take the timfe to write."
"Speed    is    essential",    he
added.  "Since  the  budget  is
coming down in just 16 days,
any action which is to be taken   must   be   deckled   before
— Ubyssey   Photo,  Denny   Ottewell
STACKED! That's how AWS President Gail Carlson
finds UBC Radio's new program policy. UBC Radio goes
classical Monday when these 1,000 records and 4,000 more
from the CKWX library are aired over the campus network.
I Premier Bennett agrees to
the budget request, the second
(Continued on Page 3)
See TOO SOON
WUSC SUMMER SEMINAR IN WEST INDIES
WILL INCLUDE DISCUSSION GROUPS, TOURS
"The West Indies in Transition" is the theme of the
World University summer seminar to be held at the
University College of the West Indies, Kingston, in June.
Two UBC students will fly to Jamaica in mid-June to
take part in discussion groups and student tours.
Apply now at the WUSC Office, Room 166, Brock
Extension.      Deadline is January 15th.
BIDS FOR MONEY
MUST BE IN FRIDAY
Organizations requiring
supplementary budgets must
submit requests before the
end of this week.
Club requests go to UOC
Treasurer Ted Head and all
others. to AMS Treasurer
John Helliwell.
INSIDE
• 'Tween Classes Page 6
• Criticism -- Pages 4, 5
• New Radsoc Policy, Page 7
• Editorial Page Page 2
Boost
Say UBC Students
In Ubyssey Poll
By AL FORREST
Ubyssey Managing Editor
U.B.C. students are ready to "March on Victoria" in order
to prevent a fee increase.
All students polled by The Ubyssey Wednesday were in
favour of a Third Trek, starting with writing letters of protest
to M.L.A/s.
Almost every student called
for a march on Victoria.
But they split down the middle on whether the march
should be en masse or by delegation.
The Second Trek in 1957 was
by delegation.
Geoffrey O. B. Davies, Administrative Assistant to the
President, announced Tuesday
that fees would not go up if
the university's requested operating grant was agreed to by
the provincial  government.
"It is up to the provincial
government,"  he  said.
This is What students said in
Wednesday's  poll:
Clive Lytle (Law 1): "We
should camjp on the steps of
the legislature. This is the best
way to get action."
Peter Doheriy (Arts 2): "Every student with any business
sense at all can see it's a worthwhile investment to buy a boat
ticket to Victoria and save $100
or $150 in increased fees."
Derek Lamb (Arts 1): "If the
letters are not effective we definitely should go to Victoria."
Gary Zivot (Commerce 4):
"We should go en masse to Victoria. A delegation won't attract
enough attention."
Terry Pollard (Arts 3): "I am
entirely in favour of a trek to
Victoria."
Some students were outspoken:
Bill Piket (Arts 2): "Let's
convince Premier Bennett a fee
increase would not be politically expedient. He'll do anything for votes."
John Dietrich (Law 2): "University education should be
free.
Others were more restrained:
Scott Simpson: (Arts 1): "A
Third Trek might do some
good."
Austin Taylor (Arts 2): "A
delegation might be more efficient than a mass invasion."
Most students said they intend to write letters to their
M.L.A.'s.
A few already had.
Here are other comments:
John Hogarth (Law 2): "A
Third Trek would have to be
wtell organized. - It would be a
(Continued on Page 3)
See MARCH  ON VICTORIA
SPRING FRATERNITY
RUSHING NOW BEGUN
Fraternity Spring Rushing
has begun, IFC announced
Wednesday.
Anyone interested in joining a fraternity should register now at the AMS Office in
Brock Hall.
Deadline is 11:30 a.m. January 27.
Vandalism
At Radsoc
Probed
AMS coordinator Jim Hors-
mian Wednesday revealed plans
to launch a full scale investigation into the outbreak of vandalism and a series of thefts
that recently hit UBC Radio.
In the past few weeks, a $300
portable tape recorder and $3(F
worth of tapes were stolen. Audits are presently underway to
prove or disprove theories that
more than $150 worth of recordings have also disappeared.
Over the Christmas holidays,
vandals entered UBC Radio
premises and damaged control
boards and wires connecting
the Canadian Press-Broadcast
news teletype machine.
Horsman told the Ubyssey
that "this vandalism must be
stopped at all costs". He said ha
would personally lead a group
of council investigators to get
to the bottoms of it.
Horsmian threatened drastic
disciplinary steps against the
person or persons found responsible. He added that sev*
eral leads as to who may hava
committed the vandalism hav»
already been found.
Meantime—UBC Radio pres*
ident Gary Zivot said that the*
RCMP will be called in if necessary. PAGE TWO
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 8, 1959
non illigitimos carborundum
THE UBYSSEY
MEMBER CANADIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS
Authorized as second class mail by Post Office Department, Ottawa
Published three times a week throughout the University year
in Vancouver by the Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society,
University of B.C. Editorial opinions expressed are those of the
Editorial Board of The Ubyssey and not necessarily those of the
Alma Mater Society or the University of B.C.
Telephones: Editorial offices, AL. 4404; Locals 12, 13 and 14;
Business offices, AL. 4404; Local 15.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF,    DAVE  ROBERTSON
Acting City Editor,  Judy Harker
Managing Editor, Al Forrest        City Editor, Kerry Feltham
CUP Editor, Judy Frain Features Editor, Mary Wilkins
Chief  Photographer,   Colin Landie
Editor, Special Editions,    Rosemary Kent-Barber
Reporters  and Desk:  Kim  Hardy,    John  Thiessen,    Bruce
Taylor, Pat Macgregor, Wendy   Barr, Wally Oppal.
Hemingway, Eliot Influence
Modern German Authors
Shirts
If you are a student who has S200 a year more than he
needs, read no further.
If, on the other hand, you are a student who has just
enough money to meet his needs, or possibly less than enough,
we have a message for you.
It is no get-rich-quick scheme we have hit upon and are
offering you; no fantastic new budgeting formula; no newspaper gimmick contest.
Our message is rather to point out to you what you can do
towards avoiding a tuition fee increase of as much as $200 next
session.
Fees may not go up that much; they may, if this university
is successful in its dealings with the provincial government this
month, not go up at all.
But the possibility of higher fees next year still looms very
large.
President MacKenzie broadly hinted, if he did not bluntly
state, that fees will go up next year.
Spokesmen for the provincial government have almost as
broadly hinted that that government is unwilling to grant the
University of B.C. any more funds until the university does its
part by raising fees.
It is no secret that the university needs millions of dollars
more for its next year's operating expenses than it had this
year.
It is fairly obvious that the federal government is not at
present in a position to grant this university more money.
Extra funds from this source luckily earne last year in time to
make up the deficit UBC was operating on, but we are unreasonable if we expect this sort of boon from the federal government every year.
Besides, education is the responsibility in Canada of the
provincial governments, not the federal government. It says
so in the British North America Act of 1867, which is something we hope British Columbia's Minister of Finance will at
least glance at before he brings down his budget at the end of
the month.
Thus it appears that tuition fees here will go up, at least
slightly. Unofficial estimates of the amount of the projected
fee hike we have heard made by people in high places (but in
low tones, usually), range from $40" to $2*00'.
We have concluded, by reason of the above facts, that the
increase in UBC tuition fees in 1959-60 over those of 1958-59
will be inversely proportional to the increase in the B.C. government's operating grant to UBC for 1959-60 over the grant
for 1958-59.
The objective of UBC students, then, and of anyone who
desires that the primary requirement for university education
Toe "brains not bucks," should be to see that the provincial
government supplies this university with whatever funds are
necessary for its efficient operation.
The vehicle for achieving this objective is herewith suggested, along with The Ubyssey's strong recommendation that
every student use it:
It is, simply, that every individual student take the time
and effort to write to his MLA in Victoria. Tell him of the
circumstances, and that you are concerned by them. Get your
parents, and any other voters you know who are interested, to
write to their MLA's, They also are vitally concerned with
th« issues at stake here, or if they aren't, they should be.
(This is the second of a series of articles written exclusively for The Ubyssey by
John Dressier.
A third year Arts student,
he is at present enjoying a
year in Hamburg on a World
University Service exchange
scholarship.)
Germans read a lot.
This does not apply to students, professional workers
and people with a higher or
university education, but also
to the "average" person in
Germany, "the man on the
street."
Germans read in the city
railways, while holding to a
strap in the street car, or while
waiting for the opera or a
concert to begin. They read
newspapers, magazines and
books—novels and encyclopaedias.
Everywhere throughout the
city of Hamburg one sees the
poster: "Every day a newspaper", and there is a daily
newspaper sold in Hamburg
for alrr>,ost every one of its
1.8  million inhabitants.
The "Hemburg Abendblatt",
comparable to the Vancouver
Sun in content emphasis and
style, has a daily circulation
of 320,000. It is Hamburg's
"main" newspaper.
"Die Welt", published in
Hamburg and circulated there
and in Essen, sells over 200,000
copies daily. It was originally
published by the British occupation authorities, but is now
in German hands and has become Germany's leading independent political daily newspaper.
MODERN PUBLICATION
A modern publication is the
Hamburg daily "Bild Zeitung"
now sold throughout Germany.
It sella for 10 pfennigs (2.5
cents Can.) and has a circulation of 3.5 million! It is a pictorial    (a   bit    like    "Flash"),
blatantly sensationalist, dealing mainly with murders and
scandals. It appears in the
morning and about 75% (my
guess) of the people on the
public transportation systems
read "Bild Zeitung" on their
way to work.
In terms of circulation, however, the German press has
not yet recovered its pre-war
standing. In 1932 4,703 daily
newspapers appeared in Germany with a total circulation
of 25 million copies. By 1939
this had been reduced to 2,288
newspapers and 16 million
copies. In 1955 1,403 daily
newspapers were published in
the Federal Republic and West
Berlin with a total circulation
of 16 million for a population
of 50 million.
Nearly all West German
newspapers are privately owned and few are political part
or trade union papers. The
press and Information Office
of the Federal Government
acts as a liaison organisation
between the government and
press but has no power to issue instructions. The German
Press Agency (DPA) is a central institution which supplies
newspapers with both German
and foreign news, but it is
also without powers of control.
EXCELLENT COVERAGE
The best German newspapers are "Die Welt", already
mentioned, the "Frankfurter
Allgemeine", and, interestingly enough, the Swiss "Neuenn
Zurcher Zeitung", published
in Zurich with excellent coverage of German affairs and
circulated throughout the Federal  Republic.
Bookshops are as common
in Hamburg as service stations
are in Vancouver. There are
hundreds of retail booksellers
throughout the city and in addition all the stations of the
city electric railway and the
subway have stalls which sell
books as well as magazines
and cigarettes.
In general, books are expensive   here,   although   (buy
ing in Canadian money) large
books such as hard-cover novels and dictionaries are cheaper than in Canada. A paper-
covered pocket volume costs
near 2 DM (about 50 cents but
nearer twice that much in purchasing power). However, almost all of the novels and current literature is being published now in this form. The
greatest publishing house in
the Federal Republic are the
ones which publish pocket
books.
RANKS  FOURTH
West Germany today stands
in fourth place among the
world's publishers. In 1956
there were 1,935 publishing
houses in West Germany and
the standing was:
Soviet Union (1955) 30,811
new titles; Japan (1955) 21,653;
United Kingdom (1956) 19,107;
Fed. Rep. W. Germany (1956)
17,215; United States (1956)
12,538. The figure for East
Germany (German Democratic
Republic—always referred to
as "so-called" in West Germany) for 1956 is 123 publishing houses with 5,583 new
titles. (An interesting comparison is the standing in 1953:
United Kingdom 18,257 new
titles; Japan 17,306; Federal
Republic 15,738; United States
12,050; France 11,351.
The Soviet Union was not
among the top five publishing
nations in 1953!)
The most obvious and also
most interesting fact about
German literature publication
is the vast number of translations which appear. In 1953
there were 1,252 titles translated, in 1956 1,501. In 1953
8.5 million dollars were expended upon imported books.
POPULAR AUTHOR
American authors such as
Hemingway, Faulkner, Wilder,
Caldwell appear most often in
translation. However, other
authors also are gaining interest.  T.  S.  Ehot is  now  receiv-
(Continued  on   Page  3)
See  HEMINGWAY
(Continued on Page 6
See SHIRTS)
God In Physics
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
As a supplement to the arguments quoted by L H. Mufti
concerning the mathematical
proof of the existence of God,
it is worth noting that active
research is being carried on in
an attempt to incorporate God
into the structure of physics.
The solution to the converse
problem, the incorporation of
physics into the structure of
God, has been known for some
time (see for example T. Aquinas, Summa Theologica, 1273).
Our research being successful,
the equivalence of physics and
God will have been established.
The procedure followed is
outlined below. We consider a
world described by state vectors u, v,  ; real dynamical
variables are represented by
linear, symmetric operators.
God is introduced as a general
operator G. Usual quantization methods   are    employed.
Various properties are ascribed
to G in an effort to explain
problems of a peculiarly theological nature e.g. existence of
universe, life, etc. For example if G is not symmetric, its
eigen values g satisfying Gu
equals gu may be complex.
These we interpret as miracles.
In this manner, giving G all
properties and then withdrawing those which are found experimentally unnecessary, we
hope to arrive at an irreducible
representation of the religious
group. Further work will be
published later.
E. G. P. ROWE,
Dept.   of  Physics
Mare On Hamburg
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
I was very interested to read
John Dressler's letter about
my home University of Hanw
burg. John found the rapping
on desks when a professor en*
ters or leaves the room hard
on the knuckles. But is it not
desirable to express your enthusiasm for a professor somehow, rather than not at all?
Besides you can shuffle your
feet or hiss to show your disapproval.
John wrote that there are
no programmes of studies for
any faculty except Law and
Medicine. That is only partly
true. Most faculties of most
universities provide programs
to help the student to choose
his lectures when he is able to
understand them. He is not,
however, obliged to follow this
program closely. Yet before
any student is allowed to enter
any examination he has to give
proof of an adequate choice of
lectures.
I agree with John in so far
as the weather in Hamburg is
somewhat like that in Vancouver,   but iti  s  most definitely
not worse, worse, worse!!!!
Yours truly,
INGA   WALTER,
WUSC   exchange-student
from,  Hamburg. Thursday, January 8,  1959
THE      UBYSSEY
PAGE THREE.
UBC Sports Car Club
Winter Rally Saturday
Plans for the  second annual  UBC Sports  Car  Club
Thunderbird   Winter   Rally   Saturday   and   Sunday   are
almost completed.
THE MAN WHO DRINKS IMPERIAL, reads the Philadelphia Post and the New Yorker,
takes pride in a job well done. This man, like The Ubyssey, takes pride in cleaning up
the Campus.   We wouldn't snow you.   Snow joke.
MLA's To Be Contacted
To Halt Fee  Increase
A province-wide "barrage of letters" is part of Council's
plan to avert the impending fee crisis.
Each student has been asked to write a personal plea to
his or her own MLA.
A complete and convenient Bst of MLA's follows:
Asselstine, W. J., Atlin, 2254 Cornwall, Vancouver 9.
Bate, T. H., Vancouver Pt. Grey, 3250 W. 36th, Van. 13.
Bennett, W. A. C, (Hon.), S. Okanagan, Parliament Bldgs.
Black, Hon. W. D., Nelson-Creston, Parliament Buildings.
Bonner, Hon. R. W., Van. Pt. Grey, Parliament Buildings.
Brown, Mrs. B. H., Van. Pt. Grey, Ste. 201, 1025 West 11th
Vancouver 9, B.C.
Bryan,  J.   M.,  North Vancouver,   191 West   Kensington
Crescent, North Vancouver.
Burch, H. J., Esquimalt, 541 West Bay Terrace, Esquimalt.
Carneli, S., South Peace River, 1120 96a Ave., Box 1143,
Dawson Creek, B.C.
Campbell, D. R. J., Comox, Box 256, Courtney.
Chant, Hon. Wm. N, Victoria, Parliament Buildings.
Corbett, I. F., Yale, 232 Park Street, Box 307, Hope, B.C.
Cox, C, Burnaby, 1835 Stride Ave., Burnaby 3.
Dowding, G., Burnaby, 4013 S.E. Marine Drive, S. Burnaby
Eddie, R., New Westminster, 656 11th Ave., New West.
Gaglardi, Hon. P. A., Kamloops, Parliament Buildings.
Gargrave, A.  J., Mackenzie,  712  Holden Bldg., 16  East
Hastings, Vancouver 4, B.C.
Gibbs, P. A., Oak Bay, 773 Island Rd., Victoria, B.C.
Gibson, G. L., Delta, 7159 King George VI Highway,
Box 34, Newton, B.C.
Gregory, G. C. T., Victoria City, 2990 Beach Drive,
Victoria, B.C.
Haggen, Mrs. L. M., GrandForks-Greenwood, Drawer 180,
Grand Forks, B.C.
Harding, Randolph, Kaslo-Slocan,  Silverton, B.C.
Kiernan, Hon. W. K., Chilliwack, Parliament Buildings.
Lundell, A. W., Revelstoke, 122 MacKenzie Ave.,
Revelstoke, B.C.
Martin, Hon. E. C. F., Vancouver-Burrard, Parliament
Buildings.
Massey, N. G., Delta, 4780 47A Ave,, Box 132, Ladner, B.C.
Matthew, A. S., Vancouver-Centre, 751 Granville Street,
Vancouver 2, B.C.
Murray, W. M., Prince Rupert;, 665 8th Ave., East, Prince
Rupert, B.C.
Newton, R. O., Columbia, Invermere, B.C.
Continued on Page 6 — See   MLA's TO BE CONTACTED
HEMINGWAY
(Continued from Page 2)
ing much attention, as are
such French writers as Proust,
anouilh and Sartre. Auden,
Eluard, Dylan Thomas and
McLeish are very popular with
students. Ezra Pound is not
liked but is much discussed.
I have met many German students who are very familiar
with modern English literature (albeit in translation) and
can argue authoritatively the
comparative merits of many
20th century English authors.
The writers who exert the
greatest influence on German
authors writing today are
Hemingway, T. S. Eliot and
Franz Kafka (this opinion has
been corroborated by several
professors here). The most
npteworthy Germian writers
are Thomas Mann ("Dr. Faus-
tus") and Hermann Hesse
("Das Glasperlenspiel"). The
German poets of the avant-
garde are Gottfried Benn and
Ernst Junger.
AVID INTEREST
There is also in Germany an
avid interest in Greek culture
and there are many excellent
books written and being written dealing with Greek art
and life. Perhaps this interest
can be attributed to the fact
that most German people dislike looking back over the
blood-spattered history of Germany, and so perhaps prefer
to look to an age when man
thought more of cultural activities The Greek classics are
very easy to obtain in translation and their sale is good.
German literature today, it
can be said in general, is developing mainly through the
exchange of contemporary
writing with the western nations, particularly the English
speaking  ones.
JOHN DRESSLER,
Arts 3, on a World University   Service   exchange    scholarship    in
Hamburg, Germany.
MARCH   ON
(Continued from Page 1)
very   good   idea   if   it   came  off
well."
Mary Perkins (Art 4): "A
delegation to Victoria would be
the best approach."
Drew McKee (Arts 1): "Everyone should write his M.L.A. No
one wants his fees to go up.
The trek should be pushed as
far as it can—to Victoria if
necessary."
But some students didn't mind
if fees go up—a little.
Don Holmes (Commerce 4):
"We shouldn't expect the government to pay it all."
P. Tiedemann (Arts 2): "Fees
will go up no matter what we
do. They have higher fees elsewhere."
Both students said they favoured  only  small increases.
Further comments:
Allan Hope (Law 2): "I think
a delegation well briefed on the
student's position on the fee hike
could accomplish more in Victoria than any sensationalist
gesture such as a mass trek."
Lion Sharzer (Arts 4): "We
need a province wide campaign.
So many students are just barely getting by."
"A letter should be sent to
every householder in the province," said Sharzer, "we need
the support of labour, Chambers
of Commerce, everybody."
"We must get to the people,"
he said, "otherwise we will be
ignored. If the whole comtmuni-
ty is made aware of our needs
the  government will listen."
Most other students polled
also stressed the need to tell
the student's story to the public as well as to the government.
Petitions, advertising campaigns, and appearances on the
CBUT show Seven O'clock
were also suggested.
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A competitions committee exploration party travelled the
back roads of the Hope-Princeton and the South Okanagan to
lay out an interesting and challenging route. Road conditions
are especially good and are not
expected to deteriorate before
the weekend.
SPORTS CAR CLUB
Entries have been coming in to
Paddy Brown very steadily and
the final registration is expected
to reach 25 cars.
Further information and full
details are available in the Club-
room\ Brock Extension or at
the General Meeting to be held
Thursday noon in Engineering
201.
A film of the 1958 Indianapolis Classic will also be shown
at this meeting.
TOO   SOON
(Continued from Page 1)
part  of the plan  "will not  go
into operation". If not—
Phase 2: A Student Council
delegation will go to Victoria
to meet with the Cabinet. They
will present a brief requesting
more aid.
If this still does not succeed
in government action—
Phase 3: "Then and only
then will we go to the people
and put the facts before them,"
says Connaghan. "By petition,
speeches, and advertising we
will inform the public". .
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Your Mind Does
Improve With Age
People's bodies may grow
'rusty' with age, but their minda
needn't. January Reader's
Digest tells how people who
continue to use their brains are
smarter at 50 than they were at
20! Here is scientific evidence
that you develop greater
mental capacities and better
judgement as you grow older.
This helpful article is just one
of 40 in the January Reader's
Digest. Get your copy today.
CAREER   OPPORTUNITY    IN
PHARMACEUTICAL   SALES
A major ethical pharmaceutical house has a number
of opportunities for graduates who wish to join their
sales organization in Canada.
The positions involve contacting physicians, pharmacists and hospital personnel. Graduates with science
backgrounds are preferred, but arts and commerce students are also eligible. Starting salaries are excellent,
with automobiles and fringe benefits included.
To arrange an interview with The Upjohn Company
of Canada, kindly contact your University Placement
Officer. PAGE  FOUR
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 8, 1
Too  Many  Cephaloids
There appeared on Tuesday
in this publication a diatribe
on the present freshman course
in English, which was described
as "Useless, Harmful." We can
imagine the gritting of professorial teeth, the flaming eyes
of righteousness etc. among the
teaching staff. And in some
cases these reactions are justified. Mr. P's article raised some
criticism also among the student
body; it was Hardly Fair, for
it seemed to be written in emotional rather than logical style.
Take, for example, the allusion to the "average instructor."
I  quote:
"The average instructor and,
alas, so many of them are near
the average—"
Now as the "one man of the
opinion" points out, there are
sixty-three English classes in
the 100-1 course. Even if the
writer had withstood a half of
this number of classes (hardly
a fair percentage on which to
base an average, you might
agree) he would still have been
thirty-one and a half years in
the same course.
Surely after a number of
years (say fifteen?) he would
have surrendered his intellectual pride (very commendable,
this pride) and staunchly swallowed the material necessary
for April Regurgitation. Of
course it is not entirely inconceivable that there are those
among us with strength of
backbone equalling strength of
intellect. Indeed, it is told that
in certain faculties—but enough
of this irrelevance. Perhaps af
ter all these years Mr. P really
does know more than his instructors. Or perhaps, considering the bad news circulating
at this time of the year there
is  cause for Mr. P's emotion.
However, beneath the scarlet
globs of fury, there was possibly some fact. There have been
similar complaints (even from
those who passed their Xmas
exams). One hardly sweats for
fee and book money for university to relive the general intellectual stagnancy of high
school; we do not need "fact-
feeders" but "fire-stokers,"
those, who as Themis P. insinuates can and desire to help us
on the difficult and lonesome
journey   of   thinking.
But such men and women, as
we must realize are not many.
Sixty-six such bright jewels,
would be, it seems, fellow Utopians, too much to expect in
one university.
The clue to this scholastic
tragedy is to be found in the
article's first sentence: "Thirteen
hundred and fifty frosh." This
is too many and it is a sad
fact of life that wine for the
multitude must be watered because they just don't make that
much good wine and the multitudes don't seem, to give a
dram anyway. Now of course
if this horde were entirely composed of bright-eyed knowledge-
thirsty youths it would scare
the devil out of the staff and
completely justify the demand
for top-grade teachers. It might
even inspire some of the seemingly dead ones into interest.
But we all know that this is
not the case, and we know that
four times a week each instructor is expected to stare at a
sea of solid rubber cephaloids
that stare back yawning and
sometimes breathing. Moreover,
most of these cold slobs resent
having to be there, watching
the instructor trying to kick up
their nice stagnant swamp.
Then why do these fish
swarm so thickly to university? So that they can say, their
little eyes glowing pink with
pride, "I have Been to University!", present their certificates, get what is known as a
"soft job," immense Prestige,
and perhaps authority over
twenty other Joes who have
worked for a living. . Higher
Education- is now synonymous
with Success but lectures are
a tiresome trial like waiting
for Christmas.
Oh let us not forget the pre-
Nativity tea parties.)
What the heck Themis P.,
the masses want credit, not culture, and you know by now
that the masses ALWAYS get
what they want.
—MAXINE GADD
CRITICISM
EDIT
Analysing
Does this describe you?
• Intellectual apathy.
• Neutralism.
• Deliberate disavowal of enthusiasm.
It does according to English
literary critic Ken Allsop who
says these three characteristics
sum up the North American university student in 1958.
He hasn't yet, to my knowledge, issued the word for 1959.
University students in England, meanwhile, were of course,
angry.
Or not so much angry, Allsop
says, but "in different degrees
and for different reasons, dissentients."
Allsop says England has three
Some   With   Donkeys
The Dud Avocado, a novel by Elaine Dundy.   Dutton & Co.
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Sally Jay Gorce is the name
of the enchanting heroine of
Elaine Dundy's novel "The Dud
Avocado". Sally Jay is young,
pretty, and in Paris. She lives
in Montmartre, which is a part
of Paris inhabited by artists,
writers, and musicians. These
"bohemians," as they are sometimes called, are charmed by
Sally's warmth and vivacity,
and several of them go to bed
with her. One of them in particular, Larry Keevil, interests
her. In fact, she goes to bed
with him. She also goes to bed
with Teddy, an Italian, Jim, an
artist with whom she is in love,
and many other interesting men.
At the end of the book she goes
to bed with Max, a photographer, and she decides to marry
Max.
Larry Keevil is actually a
crook. All the time he is supposed to  be helping  Sally Jay
with her acting (Sally Jay
wants to become an actress), he
is really planning to steal her
passport! Soon, he does steal
Sally Jay's passport. When a
bullfighter who is only five
feet tall invites Sally Jay to go
to Spain with him to see a bullfight, she, of course, cannot go.
She has no passport. There are
many suspense-filled pages for
the reader before the police
(called "gendarmes" in France)
catch the crook, and Sally Jay
gets a new passport. She returns to America, as she has no
more money. In America, she
is beset by fears of becoming a
librarian, but soon she meets
Max.
Another interesting feature of
the book is Sally Jay's trip to
Biarritz, where she meets many
interesting old French peasants,
some with donkeys.
—MIKE  MATTHEWS
SILVANA MANGANO, as she appears in "Anna," directed by
Alberto Lattuada, to be shown noon today in the Auditorium.
Drama   Festival
Regional (B.C.) finals for the
Dominion Drama Festival will
take place January 15, 16 and
17 in the York Theatre. White
Rock Little Theatre will present
Joan of Arc in "The Dark of
the Moon" Jan. 15; Vancouver
Little Theatre, "The Lark," Jan.
16; and Burnaby Little Theatre, "Arsenic and Old Lace,"
Jan.  17.
Beverley Simons, a U.B.C.
student,   has   the   leading   role
of Joan of Arc in "The Lark",
Which ran for a week downtown last fall.
The adjudicator is Richard
Ainsley of London, England,
son of the famous actor Henry
Ainsley. Mr. Ainsley is bilingual and has appeared in such
roles as Claudio in "Much Ado
About Nothing" Orsino in
"Twelfth Night" and Laertes in
"Ham,let."
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types of dissentients. Con
ently each type is symbolize
one of the three main s
writers in England: Kin
Amis, John Osborne and (
Wilson.
In The Angry Decade, A
say that Amis represent;
NEUTRALIST dissentient -
person who is non-partisan,
sectarian, and non-enthusi
about everything except
self. Allsop quotes the Fe
pamphlet by Amis, "Soch
and the Intellectuals": '
best and most trustworthy
tical motive is self-inter
This sums up the neutralist.
Rather than rebelling ag;
society, the neutralist accepi
goals — wealth, power, po
sions •— and will lick any t
in order to get them.
The only difficulty is
many neutralists consciousl;
otherwise hate themselves
surrendering their integrity,
hero in the Amis book "Lx
Jim" would now and then bi
out into an instinctive re
against his superiors to the
barassment of all concerned
The result is quite funnj
the reader (or the viewer, if
saw   the   movie),   but  it   is
Wits'   E
"At    Our    Wits'    End,"
Players'   Club   Alumni   holi
presentation,   was  simply  a
completely superb.
Those fortunate enough to
this original musical revue
nessed   extremely   amusing
tirical   sketches   by   such   w
known   Vancouver   writers
David    Brock,   Ernie   Perra
Don   Ericson,   Ian  Thorne
Eric Nicol.
Tom Shorthouse, who ji
ing by this is completely w
ed on his teaching profess:
wrote the music and lyrics ;
contributed some of the \
(performances   in    the    show
C.B.C. actor Dave Hugl
partnered him in the best si
and dance act I have seen a
where, "Rain," which thoui
fully and thoroughly descri'
Vancouver's  weather.
The srnall but versatile c
was completed by Lily Harj
Joan Reid, Hilda Thomas, Hit
Yates, Leonard Gibson and Vt
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THE      UBYSSEY
PAGE FIVE
) REVIEWS
Chaplin   Then   &   Now
IT BUCHANAN
ie  Angry
aeth Allsop.    Peter Owen
g to poor, unlucky Jim.
second type of dissenti-
;he EMOTIONALIST, rep-
;d by John Osborne, auth-
Look Back In Anger."
ny Porter, the main char-
— you could hardly call
?ro — of "Look Back In
' sums up Allsop's Emo-
3t Dissentient. This is
te's    own    description of
Porter:
is a disconcerting mixture
erity and cheerful malice,
lerness and freebooting
■, restless, importunate,
' pride, a combination
alienates the sensitive and
tive alike."
ments Allsop: "To sum up
i an unspeakable louse."
ip says Colin Wilson is the
HVER type of dissentient,
e Outsider," Wilson prai-
moral supremacy of the
willed Outsider, the sup-
of    our age.    In  later
:s Wilson goes further and
r the political supremacy
Nietzschian superman,
orients    Allsop:     "Wilson
there to hold the promise
; enemies allege: Orwell's
ion of the boot forever
lg in the human face."
Superb
ginal show is a brief puz-
t as to the place (Freddy
and time (Christmas ex-
neither of which lent
Ives to any wholesale
ige by UBC students,
the show not be revived,
February?
why should it be left to
jmni to put on a revue,
oes the campus Players'
vith all the rehearsing
the world, insist on pre-
second rate perform-
f tedious plays and leave
lduates, most of whom
rking, to put on such a
fully witty revue?
EMARY   KENT-BARBER
These are the three types of
Angry Young Men, according to
Allsop. This sums up the core
of his book.
But in an aside, Allsop refers
to the great publicity the three
writers — notably Wilson —■
haye been able to gain as a result of using modern self-selling
techniques.
This discussion was most fascinating and worth a separate
article in itself.
The core of Allsop's observation is that writers are currently
promoting themselves like merchandise and the public, the —
note this colossal phrase — the
"bovine telly-shackled admass"
respond just as they respond to
soap commercials.
Literary creation is now big
business.
Slick.    Slick.    Slick.
— ALAN S. FOREST
Fabulous
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Announced
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again rises to prominence with
the following contest. The first
person to identify the following passage, in termp of author
and title, will win an expense
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and a chance to write for the
Critics Page.
"Jim, Randolph, to tell the
truth, was the only one who
could play it. He played it very
badly, and yet he played it
rather wonderfully, too. He
missed a lot of notes and smashed through others. But his powerful hands and fingers held in
their hard stroke a sure sense
of rythm. A swinging beat. It
was so good to hear him play
because it was so good to see
and feel him play. God knows
where he learned it.
FILMSOC     PRESENTS
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ANNA
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Admission 35c
Tuesday, Jan. 13, Noon Series
• DISNEY — Skeleton Dance
• CHAPLIN — The Rink
• RENE CLAIR — Entr'acte
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CHARLIE CHAPLIN as a hapless prospector in "The Gold Rush." His most recent film, "A
King in New York," is playing downtown. One of his shorts will be shown by Filmsoc next
Tuesday noon, along with Rene Clair's "Entr'Acte" and Walt Disney's "Skeleton Dance."
In the evening next Tuesday, Filmsoc will show   Rene Clair's "Le Million."
A  Disillusioned  King
Charlie Chaplin's "A King
in New York" is not permitted
to be shown in the United
States. The reason is that it's
anti-American. It concerns a
king who, after being deposed
in a revolution, seeks refuge
in New York City, where he
becomes progressively disenchanted with the American way
of life and finally flees to Paris.
The film contains scenes of
comedy as wild and hilarious
as his epics of old.
On his way to a congressional
investigation committee hearing on Communism of which
he is the subject, he accidentally
gets his finger caught in a fire
hose in an elevator. Unable to
disengage himself, he drags the
hose after him in a cab to the
courthouse. Whereupon zealous
employees hook it up and water is ejected at the committee
members.
However, as this example
shows, "A King in New York"
is to a large extent a compressed record of Chaplin's
years in the United States,
choked with bitterness and hatred which in places is almost
stifling.
Memorable is the scene in
which the king goes out to see
the city on his first night in
New York. We see people wandering along the streets aimlessly, anonymously, dumb, a "lonely crowd," under the flashing
marquees, while an echo-chambered male voice drones popular songs into the night from a
loudspeaker somewhere. As
Chaplin has them, the lyrics
are:
"When I think of a million
dollars
Tears  come  to  my eyes."
Another scene Was a parody
of one form of American humour, as two men in a nightclub show threw gobs of plaster in each other's faces. Back
and forth, back and forth, went
the gooey plaster, and with
each exchange the night-club
audience was shown laughing
harder and harder.
These scenes have much truth
in them but they do not make
pleasant watching. The alternation of them, with scenes of
inimitable Chaplin visual comedy makes an awkward package.
Yet I think it would be unfortunate if because of its bit
terness this movie detracted
from Chaplin's reputation. His
early classics showed him as a
little man trying to make out
in a strange and hostile environment. Our sympathy and attention were with the little man.
Now, in his own life having
failed to establish himself in
that (American) environmnt, he
attacks the environment. It is
an extremely personal movie,
an accusation.
Of course, one of the aspects
of what he attacks in America
is a fear of foreign and unfriendly ideas, and so the censorship
board has warded off his attack.
It is a little ironical. I feel sure
that in a saner day the movie
will be allowed to be shown in
the U.S. and that Chaplin's
views in it will be, if not vindicated, at least appreciated.
—RUPERT BUCHANAN
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THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday. January 8. 1959
Festival Plans
SHIRTS
, (Continued: from Page 2)        .«.,.,
A list of all MLA's in the province and their respective   |\/|3Q©    l\inOWn
ridings is printed elsewhere in today's Ubyssey. You may
address your letters to MLA's in care of the Legislative Buildings, Victoria, B.C.
It shouldn't take you more than an hour or two to write to
your member, and it may very well save you as much as $200
come next fall.
Students, unite and write. You have nothing to lose but
your shirts.
MLA's TO BE CONTACTED
(Continued from Page 3)
Nimsick, L. T., Cranbrook, 250 Hannay St., P.O. Box 424,
Kimbefley, B.C.
Peterson, Hon. L. R., Vancouver-Centre, Parliament Bldg.
Price, Bert, Vancouver-Burrard, 18 E. Broadway, Van. 12.
Reid, J. A., Salmon Arm, Box 341, Salmon Arm.
Richter, F. H., Similkameen, RR1, Cawston, B.C.
Robinson, D. F., Lillooet, 244 E. 10 St., N. Vancouver.
Roche, H. E., North Peace River, Box 340, Fort St. John.
Shantz, Hon. L. H., North Okanagan, 3211 30th Avenue,
Vernon, B.C.
Sharp, F. M., Vancouver East, 1883 E. 41st Ave., Van. 15.
Shelford, C. M., Omineca, Wistaria P.O.
Shirreff, H. A., Skeena, P.O. Box 1152, Kitimat, B.C.
Smith, J. D., Victoria City, 1452 Fairfield Rd., Victoria.
Brothers, G., Rossland-Trail,
Speare, W. C, Caribou, Box 1138, Quesnel, BjC.
Squire, S. J., Alberni, 7107th Ave., N. Port Alberni.
Steacy, Hon. N- P-» North Vancouver, Parliament Bldgs.
Strachan, R. M., Cowichan-Newcastle, Cedar Road, RR2,
Nanaimo, V.I.
Tisdalle, J. D., Saanich, 829 Tulip Road, Victoria.
Turner, A. J., Vancouver East, 693 West 30th, Van. 9.
Uphill, T., Fernie, 81 McPherson Ave., Fernie.
Westwood, Hon. E. C, Nanaimo and the Islands,
Parliament Buildings.
Wicks, Hon. Lyle, Dewdney, Parliament Buildings.
Williston, Hon. R. G., Fort George, Parliament Buildings.
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invited to rush next fall.
Vancouver Festival Artistic
and Managing Director, Nicholas Goldschmidt, has announced
that Herbert von Karajan will
conduct the opening concert of
the second annual Vancouver
International Festival in 1959.
He has also released details of
many of the other events.
While a firm date for the
opening of the Festival depends
on final arrangements with some
of the principal artists, it is
practically certain that the first
concert by von Karajan will be
on July eleventh or thirteenth.
The Festival will run until the
fifteenth of August.
Herbert von Karajan, who
will conduct a pair of concerts,
is referred to by some as "general music director of Europe."
He is director of the Berlin
Philharmonic, Artistic Director
of the Vienna State Opera, one
Milan, and Artistic Director of
of the directors of La Scala,
the Salzburg Festival. One of
his hobbies — piloting planes
and fast sports cars—enables
him to "commute" from one important assignment to  another.
The1 other conductor already
signed, Oivin Fjeldstadt, is Norway's eminent director of the
Oslo Philharmonic. He has the
distinction of conducting the
only complete recorded performance of Wagner's Gotter-
daemerung starring Kirsten
Flagstad as Brunhilde. Ingrid
Bjoner (who will be remembered for her impressive performance at the first Vancouver International Festival) sings Gu-
trune in the same performance.
Cowan Gets
New Position
Professor Ian McTaggart
Cowan, Head of the Department
of Zoology, has been appointed
to the Pacific Northwest Advisory Committee of the National
Science Planning Board, Century 21 Exposition.
Professor Cowan will work
with a group of 11 representatives of colleges and universities
in Washington, Oregon and
Alaska, to coordinate the science planning of the Seattle
event, with the NSPB members
who represent universities, science foundations, and research
organizations   from   industry.
The NSPB plans include exhibits and programming in the
categories of energy, material,
life, and the universe.
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IN THE OLD DAYS the boy carried the girl's books.
Now he carries the girl. Helping Joanne McLean to dry
ground is Rick Knight.
Christian Science Heals
Sick, Claims Lecturer
Practical application of the laws of God redeems the sinner
and heals the sick today as in Bible times, J. Lingen Wood
said Tuesday.
Wood spoke in Buchanan 106
under the auspices of Christian
Science Organization at University of British Columbia. A
member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, he
was introduced by Sigrid-Anne
Thors.
While the Bible is the best
seller among books, it is doubtful whether the teachings contained in it are as generally
and as adequately recognized as
they should be, as applicable
to, and indeed entirely practical
in, daily humjRn affairs," he declared.
Obedience to, and practice of,
the laws of God in daily affairs
result in the healing of sin and
disease and the overcoming of
business and other problems,
he stated.
NO OTHERS
The fundamental law of life
is the First Commandment,
"Thou shalt have no other gods
before me" (Exodus 20), Wood
maintained. He said that this
law, when understanding^ put
into practice, results in complete mastery of adversities and
untoward   circumstances.
The law of God demands a
clear recognition of and a strict
obedience to one power only,
one Life, Truth, and Love.
To   illustrate   the healing  effect  of  the   application  of  this
law, the lecturer related the ex-
(Continued on Page 7)
See CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
'tween classes
Sylvana Mangano
In Auditorium Now
FILMSOC—will be showing
Sylvania Magnano in "Anna" at
12:30 in the Auditorium today.
Admission 35c.
UBC SPORTS CAR CLUB—
General meeting at noon today
in Eng. 201. All Thunderbird
Rally competitors are asked to
attend. Film to be shown about
1958 Indianapolis Classic. Non
members  25c.
LIBERAL CLUB — Meeting
Friday noon 9 Jan. in Bu.204.
Members please attend this
meeting to plan policy for this
term.
PRODUCTION CLUB—Meeting 12:30 in HG-13. Subject is
programme for immediate future and distribution of advanced management.
PHYSICS SOCIETY—A short
talk entitled "Introduction to
Quantum Mechanics" will be
given at noon today in P.201,
by Dave Griffiths one of our
members.
PEP BOARD—No practice
today. Band plays Jan. 15th for
Mardi Gras Pep Rally. Everyone come, more information
Tuesday.
See 'TWEEN CLASSES
(Continued on Page 8) Thursday, January 8,  1959
THE      UBYSSEY
PAGE SEVEN
Ubyssey Photo, Hal Brochmann
YES. VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus. Goes by the name of
William Andrew Cecil, and he lives in Victoria. And come
the end of the month he may be giving you and the rest of us
UBC students a present. But he won't know what you want
unless you write him or one of his little gnomes a letter about
it.   Why wait, do it today.
CHRISTIAN    SCIENCE
(Continued  from  Page 6)
perience of a woman who was
eompletely healed through spiritual means alone of a diseased
organic condition thought to be
cancer. He told how the prayer
of spiritual understanding helped her gain freedom not only
fromj the symptoms of the disease, but from all fear of it as
wjell.
BUSINESS MISSION
Commenting on the application of the teachings of Christ
Jesus in the business world, he
asserted that the statement thai
business and religion do not mix
Is a fallacy.
"The most religious man the
World has ever known, the
Founder of Christianity, Christ
Jesus, referred to his mission
on earth as business," he declared.
He emphasized that God is
the only source and condition of
one's existence, inspiration, and
destiny.
"The acknowledgment to one-
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self," he said, "that God, good,
is the one and only Mind . . .
the giving of God His rightful,
first place in our thinking constitutes our acceptance of Him
as being everything to us, which
in reality He is, everything—
our business, health, prosperity,
happiness — everything worthwhile in life."
"Hold thought steadfastly to
the enduring, the good, and the
true, and you will bring these
into your experience propor-
tionably to their occupancy of
your thoughts," he urged.
UBC Radio Goes Classical
Starting  Monday   — Zivot
By WALLY OPPAL
UBC Radio president Gary
Zivot announced today that
starting Monday the campus
network will sport a new classical  look.
At all time, all programming
over the network will consist
of classical, semi-calsical, jazz,
folk, showtune and other art
form music.
This marks the first time in
Canada that a university radio
station has made such a change.
Zivot explained that in the
past UBC Radio had ben forced
to program largely popular music.
He said this was caused by
the fact that popular records
were the only ones received
fre of charge, and that with a
limited budget, few "good"
records could be purchased.
These records were presented
as features twice a week, and
in an attempt to make the m<ost
out of what was available, the
rest of the programming was
made up of music closest to the
classical form.
The drive was spearheaded
by production manager Ben
Trevino, who maintained that
under the circumstances in
which UBC Radio broadcasts,
this would not only be the most
suitable, but the best type of
programming.
It was decided to investigate
the matter more fully and this
investigation turned up a revealing fact: the cost of such a
plan would be more than $3,000
a year. The figure was based on
an average cost of $5 an hour
for the seven hours broadcast
day.
Then came the idea.
CKWX Radio, which had recently switched to programming only "music of the day",
had the largest library of classical music of a private radio
station in Canada.
The idea was to approach
CKWX to arrange borrowing
the records.
The proposal was placed before CKWX Program manager
John Ansell. Ajnsell thought the
plan was most commendable
and decided immediately that
as his station had done so much
to assist the university in the
past, he would permit UBC
Radio   to   borrow   the   records
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Conducted Tour Sailings . . .
June 16, 19 and July 10
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for use on the campus network.
Zivot went on to explain that
the change-over to classical programming had finally fulfilled
the objective of UBC Radio to
broadcast in the best interests
of UBC and to provide exclusively programs which educate
while entertaining.
The Radsoc prexy said that
in his opinion the new program
policy would be favorably
greeted by students.
He admitted that no one
would go out of his way these
days to listen to the radio unless here is something special
on. With classical-type programming, there will always be
something special on UBC Radio, he said.
Secondly, UBC Radio is
heard in 26 different rooms on
the campus—and in many of
them students are trying to
study.
Zivot pointed out that studies
in the United States have shown
that except in isolated cases,
classical type music is not as
detrimental to studying as is
popular music.
In addition to the music section of the new program! policy,
changes have been announced
in news and special events.
UBC Radio executive has decided that all controversial
speeches or talks made on the
campus will supersese any other
type  of  programming.
Aside from the impromptu
events, UBC Radio staffers will
attempt special shows catering
to isolated groups—such as women, psudo-intellectuals (and
intellectuals, if there are any),
andd   hama   fans.   Live   sports
broadcasts will also be attempted.
UBC Radio newscasts will
also take a new look. There
will be three minute newscasts
every half hour except for special news in depth casts at peak
hours.
Negotiations are also underway with CKWX Radio to supply the campus network with
a daily copy of "The World Tonight", a news in depth show
by Roy Jacques—named by
many prominent people as Canada's top  radio  newsman.
UBC Radio program manager
Allan Smith said every effort
is being made "to combine the
facilities available to provide
the best listening possible for
UBC students".
AMSPN0T0 REPRINTS
READY IN TWO WEEKS
AMS picture reprints are
available if ordered immediately. Those already ordered will be ready within
two weeks.
Leave name and card
number in Brock  201.
UBC Names Wood
Registrar Emeritus
Named registrar emeritus by
the University of British Columbia is Charles B. Wood, who
served as registrar from 1941 to
1957. Mr. Wood joined the faculty at UBC in 1934 as a lecturer in education. ' He is currently living in Woodstock, Ontario.
The California Standard
Company
CALGARY, ALBERTA
offering careers in
PETROLEUM    EXPLORATION   AND
PRODUCTION
will conduct campus interviews on
January 14, 15 and 16
For Post Graduates, Graduates and
Undergraduates in:
Law
Mining  Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical  Engineering
Geological Engineering
Engineering Physics
Honors Geology
—Permanent Positions Only
—Permanent Positions Only
—Permanent Positions Only
—Permanent Positions Only
—Permanent and Summer
—Permanent and Summer
—Permanent and Summer
Honors Physics & Geology    —Permanent and Summer
#
Arrangements for Personal Interviews may be
made through the
University Employment Office Hut M-7 PAGE EIGHT
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 8, 1959
UBC Receives
$2,000 Grant
University of British Columbia's school of graduate studies
•has received a grant of $2,000
from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
The grant, determined by the
number of Wilson Fellows currently enrolled at UBC, is in-
tendtd to help "strengthen the
graduate program and to assist
beyond their first year of graduate work students genuinely
interested in a teaching career."
_ UBC has one student enrolled
on a Fellowship from the Foundation.
Other direct grants to eighty-
three different universities attended by Wilson Fellows this
year are expected to total
$2,000,000.
Created to combat the national shortage of college teachers, the Foundation this fall
also awarded 1,000 fellowships
for first year graduate study to
outstanding American and Canadian students seriously considering entering the academic
field.
You can sure tell which
people have SHOES from
\CAMPUSSH0ES\
For CASUAL FOOTWEAR
Open All Day Wednesdays
and Fridays 'till 9 p.m.
Phone AL. 0408
4442 West   10th
CLUB   NOTES
By PATIENCE  RYAN
The Lutheran Student Asso-
■ ciation is sponsoring a fireside
on Sundy, at 3:00 p.m., at Ken
Kuhn's home, 7275 Barnet
Eoad, North Burnaby. The topic
of the fireside will be "Faith:
The Release from the Pit."
Speaker will be Reverend Don
Voigts, the University Chaplain
for LSA for Western Canada.
"i*      *^r      ^h
Anyone desiring any more information is asked to call Jack
Swanson at EL 6115.
LSA is also sponsoring a series of short courses on the sects
of the society, beginning on
Friday, January 16, and following through to Friday, February 20. These will be held in
hut L3  at 12:30, every Friday.
This series will include lectures on the Latter-Day Saints,
the Jehovah Witnesses, Christian Science, Lodges, Unity and
JJosicrucian. They will be ted
l»y very competent men.
Those wishing to find out
more about these courses are
welcome to drop into the LSA
office at Room 361 in the Brock
Extension, -or phone Jack Swan-
ion at EL 6115.
'TWEEN  CLASSES
(Continued from Page 6)
CHINESE VARSITY CLUB—
Meeting tomorrow at 12:30 in
Hut L-l for memlbers who are
interested in helping on the Tri-
City Basketball Game and
Dance.
PHRATERES — ALL-PHI
meeting at 12:30 tomorrow in
Arts 100—nominations for executive positions will be accepted and candidates nominated by the Nominating Committee will be introduced.
RAMBLER ATHLETIC CLUB
—General meeting tomorrow
12:30 in Physics 301. Signing up
for second term sports.
EL   CIRCULO —New   Year's
Spanish-style house-party, Saturday night. Contact Club members or phone AL 1224-IvI (Roy)
for information.
ASUS—Social Committee to
meet in Bu.115 at noon tomorrow.
NFCUS—All those who submit entries to the NFCUS Photo
Contest may pick up their pictures in Rm. 165 of the Brock
from 12:30 to 1:30 Monday to
Friday. Fred Schrack, University of British Columbia, received Honourable Mention in
Section B with his entry "The
Bargain"?
Hearings Set
ForVancouver
B.C.'s three-man Royal Commission on Education will hold
two sets of hearings in Vancouver during January and February Commission chairman Dean
S.N.F.  Chant announced.
Hearings will be held on January 19, 20 and 21 and on February 16 at the Vancouver
School Board offices, 1595 West
Tenth. Two sessions will be held
each day beginning at 9 a.m.
and 2 p.m. They will be open
to the public.
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Q.   Sidbummt   jo^L   fiolia^
lA. dS f\ ffuXJUJU) announces effective Monday, January
12, 1959, all programming on the campus network will consist
of classical, semi-classical, jazz, showtime, folk and other
similar art form music.
SfJV JtlSL (pJfc&JL we have been forced to program a
large amount of popular music, but even then, we were
able to maintain a certain element of good taste.
flOJLV jWWJUCfjL additions to our record library and
the courtesy of CKWX Radio Ltd., we are happy to announce
a complete changeover to this "rare' type of programming.
OjUA. ObffudtUJSL to broadcast in the best interests of
UBC and to provide exclusively programmes which educate
entertainingly has finally been fulfilled.
Qlfl.     CtdddjjDJV   ,   we pledge to continue to —
• a) Broadcast the news of the day in a factual and unbiased manner using the full faculties of our news teletype
service.
• b) Provide complete coverage of all important campus
events.
• c) Provide opportunity for broadcast of all sides of controversial public issues to the degree of public interest in such
matters.
• d) Provide free time for campus clubs to publicize nonprofit events.
• e) Deal fairly with advertisers and all others desiring
the use of facilities of this radio station.
C/JUA. UJSLClALOK, to make this change in programme
policy is another step forward for UBC RADIO. Once again
we have taken the lead in North American university broadcasting — and as in the case of our other major decisions in the
past three years, we expect other universities to follow closely
behind.
(l/JL §UlC£Airfjy~ hope you enjoy this entirely new
concept in commercial radio programming.
January 8, 1959
GARY ZIVOT,
President,
UBC   RADIO

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