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The Ubyssey Mar 9, 1954

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Birds Fell Bears To Cop College Crown
Edmontonians who were routed out of their
beds early Sunday morning by a loud explosion were assured by Civil Defense authorities
that an atomic bomb had not been dropped. The
explosion, the authorities explained, was just
Alberta Golden Bears' ego going bang after
they had been routed by Thunderbirds: in the
much heralded battle for the Western Intercollegiate basketball crown.
Birds took the crown in two straight games
as they stunned Bears 61-49 Friday night and
then came back Saturday night to prove beyond
the shadow of a doubt that they are the best
college squad in Western Canada by clobbering
the Albertans 85-73.
Golden Bear coach, Dr. Maury Van Vliet,
summed the series up perfectly in Birds' delirious dressing room Saturday night when he congratulated the boys and said "the best team
Bears, who scored over 100 points in five
games this season while winning 19 of 20 games
were just no match for Jack Pomfret's Birds.
Ed Lucht and crew received the rudest awakening of their basketball careers when Birds,
who were made 20-point underdogs for the
series, beat them with almost ridiculous ease.
Led by Danny Zaharko, Brian Upson and
Geoff Craig, three boys who were playing their
last games for the blue and gold, Birds played
their finest games of the year. Over 3500 fans
saw the tw ogames and Birds gave them plenty
to shout about.
The 1500 fans who were assembled in War
Memorial Gym Friday night were tense with
excitement before the opening whistle as they
didn't know what to expect from the vaunted
Bears. It took only two minutes for Birds to
allow them to relax. Danny Zaharko drove in
for an easy layup and from then on the blue
and gold were the whole show.
While the Albertans were obviously confused by the Birds' tight checking, UBC was
hitting the hoop with unerring accuracy to take
a commanding 18-5 lead with just five minutes
At the quarter, thanks to the sharp shooting of Brian Upson, who played the finest game
of his college career, Birds held a 20-7 bulge.
At this pqint Coach Pomfret took the
gamble of, his life as he put his entire second
string into play the segond quarter. The boys
played great ball and Alberta could only manage to pick up four points as the half ended
with UBC ahead 29-20.
In the second half Pomfret's strategy paid
off as the first string came back strong to route
the Bears 61-49. John McLeod picked up four
fouls and was benched by Pomfret and thereby
hangs a tale.
Buzz Hudson, a fella with as much fight
as any man on this campus, went in for John
and played what will probably be the finest
game of his life. Buzz got only nine points, not
an astronomical total, but He played a fighting, heady game and along with Upson carried
the load for the Birds. ■
High scorer for the night was Bears' Ed
Lucht who is, it must be admitted, a very fine
basketball player with 19 points. Upson was
right behind Ed with 18 points followed by
Craig with 12 and Zaharko with 10.
Birds beat the visitors 85-73 but they could
have easily given Bears a taste of their own
medicine and run up a 100-point score. Of the
85 points scored only two of them were scored
by a substitute.
Geoff Craig was high man with 22 points
and on his heels were Dapny Zaharko with 18,
John McLeod with 17, Bob Bone with 14 and
Brian Upson with 12. It would take a far better
team than Alberta to beat five men who can
score like that. k
The stars of the series were, appropriately
enough, the three graduates—Craig, Zaharko
and Upson. If one player ha dto be picked as the
star of series it would have to be Geoff Craig.
The big boy controlled the backboards almost
100% both nights and that makes the difference
between a winning and a losing ballteam.
Congratulations are in order to Coach Pomfret and the entire team for a great performance.
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Price 5c;   No. 53
■     ___ —Photo bv LIDO PELOSO
ADMIRING GARISH PUB MURAL we three pretty r«-
port^rffd^TWeiiern Washington College of Education.
The girls were part of group of 10 American pubsters from
the W.W. Collegian who arrived on the campus Monday to
help produce the Ubyssey. Betty Flockoi, Kathy Troutner
and Marilyn Gay are having the finer points of mural
pointed out by The Ubyssey Great White Chief. Paint for
the mural was donated by General Paint Corporation.
WWCE Students Help
Edit Issue Of Ubyssey
W. W. Colleqiate Reporter
Yesterday, ten representatives from Western Washington
College publications staff worked with The Ubyssey staff in
putting out this issue of the paper.
This exchange was the result of a conference held here
February 26 at which the publi-
CBS' 'Ma/or Barbara'
Tickets flow On Sale
Tickets for the Player's
Club production of George
Bernard Shaw's "Maior Barbara" are now on sale at the
Quad and Green Room. General admission is 75c. 50c for
students with AMS cards.
The olav will be presented
in the auditorium March 11,
12 and 13. and will go on tour
in Mav. being staged in the
interior. Vancouver Island and
Based on a Salvation Army
theme, the olay's leads will be
Sharon Scadding, John Whittaker and Bob Woodward.
cations staffs from both schools
met to discuss problems and to
learn about the other school's
Arriving at 11 p.m. the envoys
from south of the border set to
work getting the system under
which The Ubyssey works. After
lunch the reporters were sent out
on various assignments, guided
by representatives from The
Ubyssey staff. Editor of the Collegians, David Gay, worked with
Allan Fotheringham to get an
idea of the working set-up of the
UBC publication.
Along   with  writing   several
stories and covering a number of
events, Collegian reporters wrote
their    impressions    of    certain
(Continued on Page 3)
The provincial budget announced Monday by the government, made well-calculated concessions to old age pensioners, large families, liquor drinkers and car owners.
But UBC, one of the biggest investments of this pro-
ince, received only $200,000 above operating expenses. This
$200,000 was less than one-tenth of one percent of the total
budget of $204,1!09,000 prescribed to finance B.C.'s development.
The Social Credit budget was obviously designed to
attract votes. The farcical vacillating of thc government in
regard to hospital insurance was climaxed by the announcement that premiums would be abolished. This should
attract votes. Thc increase in old age pensions should attract votes. The exemption of the sales tax from children's
shoes and clothing should attract votes.
But UBC students and people sincerely interested in
this university don't have enough votes to interest the
Social Credit government. At least that is what must be assumed from the government's action in alloting only $200,-
000 to UBC which needs at least $10,000,000 over the next
five years to keep pace with expected doubling of enrolment.
Socreds gave more to development of roads and bridges
than they did to the development of their most valuable
resource—the educated youth of their province.
The only conclusion that can he drawn from the budget
is that the Social Credit government is indifferent to the
future of this university.
Socreds Demolish
Expansion  Hopes
Budget Provides
$200,000 Grant
Thunderbirds Moot Now Zealand
In Thursday's Rugger Bottle
The famed New Zealand All Blacks will meet the .UBC
Thunderbirds on Thursday noon in the Stadium in a
British Empire Games benefit rugby match.
The touring Internationals have just completed a successful European tour in which they won 26 of their 31
games against the best fifteens in the world.
This will be New Zealand's first appearance on the
campus, although they have twice before met city teams.
Margaret O'Brien
To Meet Pubsters
Former child movie star Margaret O'Brien, darling of
Hollywood and movie audiences the world over, has accepted
an invitation to visit the Pub Offices. She will be on campus
Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.
The seventeen year old lass
starred Monday evening in tht
Avon Theatre production o!
Hugh Herbert's "Kiss and Tell"
Miss O'Brien came from Hoi
lywood especially to star in the
The local group which produces the plays with a name star
in the leading role have had past
stars like Charles Coburn, Peter
Lorre, Victor Jory, and Craig
Miss O'Brien will play a two-
week stand at the Avon Theatre
and will receive a reported salary of $2000 a week.
Awarded By
Lt. Governor
Over 500 students and distinguished guests were on hand
as Lieut.-Governor Clarence
Wallace presented five service
decorations and 75 commissions
to campus Tri-service members
at a ceremonial parade in the
armouries Friday.
Chancellor Emeritus, Hon.
Eric Hamber and Mayor Fred J.
Hume looked on as President
Mackenzie welcomed and introduced His Honor Mr. Wallace.
Coronation medals were presented to Lt. Cdr. F. J. Turner,
Maj. L. E. Ranta, and S-L R. G
Herbert. Mr. Wallace also
awarded the Canadian Efficiency Medal for long and meritorious service to 2nd Lt. G. W.
Thomson of COTC and the Canadian Forces Q»coration, UBC
professor Maj. P. C. Guthrie.
Really, You Chaps
Aren't Playing Cricket
Bv   Kathy   Troutner   and
Bettv  Flockoi
W.W.  Collegiate Reporters
Recently a group of Canadians
invaded a Bellingham theatre
and caused $100 damage. Is
this Dart of our good neighbor
oolicv?    We are not asking you
; as Americans, because on seve
ral occasions American vouths
have caused a riot up in Canada
, too.
i      This   auestion   was   asked   be-
I cause   ii   causes bad   feelings  be-
twen  two nations  that   can't  af-
! ford to bp enemies.
j      Students   ouss   off   these   disturbances with little thought, but
i uarents  don't.
Students interested in international affairs can have their
pick from three far away summer seminars during their holidays, if they can afford to, spend
money instead of making it.
From July 12 to August 20,
the Institute of World Affairs is
holding a seminar on world affairs at Salisbury, Connecticut.
Also in the United States, the
United Nations is conducting its
annual Interne Program in New
York from July 9 to Sept. 2, to
provide students interested in
the field of international affairs
with a working study of the UN
Those who want to travel
even further, can go to Jajan to
attend the summer seminar for
foreign students sponsored by
the International Christian University in Japan.
Further information on these
seminars can be found on the international Relations notice
board in the Arts Building.
UBC, already crippled by lack of funds, found itself
virtually orphaned by Premier Bennett's provincial budget
with the vague announcement Monday of a $200,000 "additional grant to the university."
There was no mention whether the trifling grant
was consigned to the UBC  ^_______________,____________
building program, which
requires $10 million for a
five-year development
plan, or to the UBC current grant, which helps
pay university operating
UBC president Dr. Norman MacKenzie and Student C o u n cil president
Ivan Feltham both declined
comment until details of
the "additional grant" are
Inadequacy of the budget provision for UBC was
emphasized by AMS treasurer Allan Goldsmith,
who hinted at the need for
another Great Trek.
Goldsmith glared angrily
at the budget report and
told The Ubyssey:
"Whatever the money is
for, it appears that the university is considered one
of the least important of
the government's agencies.
The $200,000 granted to
UBC is only a drop in the
bucket compared with the
$10 million required to prepare UBC for the forthcoming increase in enrolment.
"The University's moral
commitment to roof the
BEG pool can now be fulfilled only by student action. There seems to be no
other way. Otherwise we
may be faced with an asset
that will be ruined by the
He urged the student
housing committee to act
strongly b y convincing
UBC students to write
home and to their MLA's
requesting a large grant to
provide adequate housing.
(Continued on Page 3)
'tween clotset
Barrister Speaks
On Civil Views
presents S. Chambers. Barrister
giving the Progressive-Conservative point of view on civil liberties. At. noon today in Applied
Science 202.
LOWSHIP Dresents Rev. R. W.
Wighton. speaking on "South
Africa, the melting pot," Wednesday noon in Physics 201.
alOLOGY CLUB presents Dr.
C. C. Lindsev, discussing "Why
Does a Trout?" noon Thursday
in Biology 100.
their general meeting in the
Green room, noon today.
executive will hold a general
meeting Friday at 3.30 in Arts
100. Nominations will be received for next year's officers.
will hold its elections for next
vear in the psychology club
room,  noon Thursday.
NEWMAN CLUB will sponsor
a "Lenten Talk" bv Father Zsig-
mond. noon today in Physics
UBC BRAVES' basketball
team to report to gym noon today, to have pictures taken for
the Totem.
UNITARIAN CLUB will present an informal discussion of
Unitarianism. 7.15 p.m. today in
STUDENT CHRISTIAN movement will hold a general meeting for the purpose of introducing the candidates for next
year's executive. It will be at
noon todav. and election will
nroceed at the following meeting.
Special Pops Concert
Friday noon the Armouries
will resound to the 72 instruments of the Vancouver Symphony orchestra when they
appear under the conductor-
ship of Irwin Hoffman and
sponsorship of the Special
Events Committee.
This special performance—
not a rehearsal like last year's
appearance— is prompted by
the response of students who
bought out the complete student section of the Vancouver
Symphony Society season tickets.
The program for the performance will commence with
William Walton's "Orb and
Sceptre  March,"   followed   by
"Karelia    Suite"    by    Sebelius
and   the     first     movement  of
Greig's "Piano Concerto" featuring  pianist  Ursula  Malkin.
After   the   intermission   the
orchestra    will    play    Saint-
Saens' 'Carnival of the Animals" with Ursula Malkin and
John Anison     at     the   twin-
pianos. Khatchaturian's "Mas-
quarade Suite" and Sousa's
"Stars and Stripes Forever"
march will finish the program.
The total performance is
scheduled to last 72 minutes
and will be repeated the same
evening in the Georgia Auditorium at higher prices. The
Armouries concert will cost
students 50c.
Two thousand tickets are
available but even sale of all
these will not cover the expense of bringing the Orchestra to the campus.
Special events estimate that
thev will have to subsidize
the program by about $250.
The wages of the Orchestra
alone will amount to $800 and
$400 is needed to ready the
Lectures and laboratory
periods are cancelled from
1.30 to 2.30 p.m. Friday. Page Two
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the university year by the Student Publications Board of the Alma
Mater Society, University of British Columbia. Editorial opinions
are those of the editorial staff of The Ubyssey, expressed herein
and not necessarily those of (he Alma Mater Society or the
University. ^
Managing Editor—Peter Sypnowlch News Editor-—Ed Parker
Executive Editor—Jerome Angel Sports Editor—Stan Beck
CUP Editor     Ken Lamb
Senior editor this issue Bert Gordon
Reporters and Deskmen: Dave Gay, Roger Grovdahl, James
Simon, Marilyn Gay, Betty Flockoi, Maryann Dexter, Kathy Troutner, Carol eJnsen, Win Pearson, Marion Baldwin, Ray Logie,
Sandy Ross, Pat Carney, Bill Stavdal, Ian MacKenzie, Dick Dolman, Pete Krosby, Marybeth Kowluk, Rosemary Kent-Barber.
Tuesday, March 9,1954
A Start
If readers will notice the bylines in this edition they
will see that students from Western Washington College of
Education in Bellingham have written much of the copy. Later
in the year, Ubyssey staffers will travel to the American
school and will assist in the production of Western's student
This exchange between the two papers was started in
hopes that it will result in better relations between the two
schools. At the moment the little UBC students do know of
Western Washington is gleaned from watching Western football teams trample our Birds and the resulting feeling toward
Ike Bellingham school is not exactly a friendly one.
UBC's reputation at Western is a result of a spectacle of
hundreds of students from this university drinking in the
stands at the Bellingham Invasion, again an impression which
could not be called satisfactory.
This paper believes that neither school has a true picture
ef the other. Even taking into consideration the differences in
the two schools, it is ridiculous that there is so little exchange
of ideas between this campus ajid Western Washington. However much we want to be more closely associated with other
Canadian universities, we must face reality and realize
that it is impossible to be In personal touch with Western
Canadian Universities except on rare occasions.
There is no such barrier standing between closer relations with Western Washington. Many groups from the two
campi could exchange ideas and impressions.
. Western students could benefit from seeing how UBC
students on this campus face their responsibilities while retaining their student autonomy.
And UBC could probably benefit from an understanding of the problems on an American campus, since the
"luxury of hating Americans", as Bruce Hutchinson put it,
is as prevalent.at this school as it is at any other Canadian
Present relations between UBC and Western Washington are not good. This exchange is just a start toward improving those relations; Council and students in general
could carry the idea much further.
All That Glitters
Is Not Goals
And then a tribe did come forth from the wildnerness and
they were mighty and were called bears and their raiment
was of the colour of golden. And the opposing tribe, they that
went by the name of birds, were sore afraid.
And now, verily, the! tribe of the bears were mighty in
their tradition and had cast fear into the hearts of every tribe
that they had encountered.
But the tribe of the birds, they that dwelt in the swamp
regions, were of noble heart and they girded their loins and
went forth to meet the mighty tribe from the wilderness.
And lo, ther« came a change over the, countenance of
the bird tribe and they were gladdened by the words of their
And it came to pass that the bird tribe did ignore the
haughty bear clan and they clashed in battle and the bird
tribe from the swamp regions didst triumph.
And the bear tribe slunk back into the wildnerness.
And so endeth the lesson.
Gamble On Culture
UBC students can prove Friday that they are really
interested in having top-flight entertainment on the campus.
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will give a complete
performance in the armouries.
At least 2I900 students must attend the performance
since Student Council has to furnish a $1300 guarantee.
Council is willing to stand a loss of several hundred
dollars but if less than 2000 students attend there is little
likelihood of any such outstanding attraction being brought
to the campus again.
Since thc Special Events series have been curtailed many
students have expressed the desire for something a little
more enlightening on campus than LPP talks or football
movies. The result is tho full performance of tho Vancouver
Symphony, not a rehearsal, at one-quarter the price of admission usually paid by students.
The administration has co-operated by cancelling all
1:30 lectures and labs. Council is gambling a great deal of
money in the belief that the gamble will pay off.
It Lsjip to students to fulfill that belief.
A Bouquet
This paper, which hands out very few bouquets, would
like lo presenl a big one today to Jim Killeen and his High
School Conference committees.
Few students (realize the preparation and hard work
which goes into the planning nf such a conference. Although
it is al! over in two days, students have worked months in
advance planning billets, lours, panels, speeches—anything,
with the possible exception of an Applied Science smoker,
which will acquaint high school .students with this university.
If all goes according to plan, every high school in the
province should be more familiar with the UBC campus
when delegates return home. Kven if this thearetical ideal
is not reached, a valuable public relations job has been accomplished in the I wo days.
High School Conference committee, take n bow.
Compares UBC And Western
Editor, Western  Washington  Collegian
Co-operation breeds understanding; friendship breeds toleration.
Two of the most needed things in our hectic, fear-riddeh world today are understanding of neighbor's problems, and tolerance of
divergent points of view.
The Ubyssey and the WW Collegians have
made a start, small, but substantial, towards
more understanding and friendship between
the staffs of the two publications, students
of the colleges, and citizens of their native
This, the first exchange of visits and writings between the two newspapers and subse.-
quent planned exchanges should go far in establishing better relations between two
schools close, geographically, but worlds apart
With international relations so strained
the world over, any instance of new co-operation, however small, is valuable in alleviating the strain.
Students from Western cannot help but
be benefitted greatly by the contact with
UBC. The atmosphere of tolerance at this
institution at first astonishes, then refreshingly bewilders the Westernite. It is the atmosphere of a University, something quite
different from that of a small, public-school-
system-supported college.
The differences between UBC and Western are great: UBC's enrolment: 5,300; Westerns, 1,200. Newspaper circulation: UBC: 4,-
500; Western, 1,100. Western grants degrees
only as high as the baccalaureate degree in
Arts and Sciences.and the Master's degree
in education. No higher degrees are given.
These differences between the two schools,
although quite great, will give those in the
exchange the advantage of becoming familiar
with widely divergent points of view, and of
seeing the effects of problems totally different from their own, and thus be able to view
differences sympathetically. Also, these differences can take those concerned out of their
narrow field of view, and give them new
ideas to further the interests of their own
institutions, whether the institutions are
newspapers, schools, or government.
The future leaders of both of our nations
are at present in the colleges and universities,
or rather, should be.
The colleges and universities of the nations, and the newspapers of the nations are
responsible for continued freedom of state, institution and person. To keep this freedom,
our countries must live a dynamic life; one ol
eternal change, pointing always upward. A
society cannot be static; it is always moving.
If not upward, then downward.
To continue the upward trend of democracy, experiments must be made. The formulating and testing of these new ideas is,
again, the responsibility of the institutions of
higher learning, and of their newspapers and
student governments.
Comparing differences, and consolidation
of two points of view into a new idea is often
quite effective.
The two publications have made a start.
Benefits are undoubtedly forthcoming.
Wider benefits, however, can be obtained
by exchanges between not only the publications, and the athletic organizations from
each school, but also by the student governments and other phases of student and school
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Writ Sif Hand
Editor. The Ubyssey:
Is this the twentieth century
or the middle ages?
I think most people will
agree that it is the twentieth
century. However, Mr. Johann
Stovva. the writer of "Women
and Education." is evidently in
dire need of being informed of
the century in which he lives.
He thinks that university
studies are of no use to women
and that instead of getting
higher learning they should be
keeDing the cradle busy.
There are many reasons why
these ideas are absurd. I will
list a few:
First, women who have had
universitv training make better
wives and mothers. Education
develoDs the intellect and other
aualities and a woman of enlightenment is one of the greatest sources of insDiration to her
children and family and is a
true leader.
In the second place, women,
who. whether thev marry or
not. are interested in following
a career have every right to
pursue such work. This is a
democracy where men and women are ociual. In Canada and
elsewhere, women have proved
that thev have the ability to do
creative and other work just as
well as. or even beticr than
men. I cite such women as
Senator Nancv Hodges, the late
Mrs. Ralston. Mavor Whitton,
Edna St Vincent Millay, Willa
Cather. etc.
The main trouble with universitv women today is not
their lack of creative ability
but their meek acceptance of
the male's evaluation of them.
A girl will feel she had better
not make anv effort in the creative or intellectual line because her engineer boy friend
will feel thorns of jealousy
pricking his inflated ego.
Women have greater spiritual, intellectual and intuitive
Qualities than do men., according to several American authorities. Are women going to let
these abilities stagnate .lust because the more animal male
has built ud a ridiculous fiction
that women are inferior and
fit onlv for breeding purposes?
Mav there be more women
devoted to Athena, the Greek
Goddess of Wisdom!
Tiaw 1.
Thanks, Students
The following is the copy of
a letter sent to Dr. N. A. M.
MacKenzie by the Red Cross:
The Blood Donor Committee
ot the Vancouver Branch, Canadian Red Cross Society is extremely grateful for your kind
co-operation and the support
given by your staff during the
students "Blood Drive" at the
University from February 3 to
17,  1954.
This was a record clinic
Three thousand and seven don
ors responded to the appeal of
the students committee. Two
thousand six hundred and
eighty-one actual donations I
were taken. This was, indeed,
a splendid response and one
that all connected with the
University may feel justly
The previous record In February 1953, being 2880 donors
attended with 2236 actual donations being made.
Gordon   Tofte,   Bill   Sutton
and   Dlanne   Bray   were   the
chairman  and co-chairmen of
the "Drive" ably assisted by
St. John doing public relations.
E. BuMeil Palfrayman,
Chairman, Blood Donor Panel Committee,
Vancouver Branch,
The Canadian Red
Cross Society.
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Western Reporter
Awed By UBC's Size
W.W. Collegiate Reporter
Arriving on the campus at 11:30 Monday morning we
students from Western were anxious to note Ihe differences
between the campus of UBC and that of WWC.
One of the most striking dif
ferences between the two seems
to be in size—size of the buildings, the grounds, and students
bodv. Western, which has an
enrollment of a little over 1,200
seems auite small in comparison
to UBC's enrolment of 5,500.
The librarv at UBC is estimated to hold over 1,000 students
. which would more than accommodate the entire student body
of WWC.
There were manv interesting
things on campus for us to sec.
The new Physical Education
building stood in all its splendor
unblemished bv the downpour of
rtiin. While across the way in
the Botanical gardens palm trees
an^ banana trees were growing
in the warmth of the green
A different, vet interesting
part of the Universitv was the
office of The Ubvssey. There,
students were busily pounding
awav on typewriters trying to
beat the 2.30 deadline. This, of
course, also happens in the WW
Collegian office. Floor space in
the Western office compares favorably to that of The Ubyssey
office, vet the UBC paper seems
Graduates Elect
Doug Third, applied science 4,
was elected president of the graduating class of 1954 in an applied science dominated graduation  class election  Friday.
Other executive members
elected were: secretary, Margaret  Stewart, Nursing:  treasurer
•lim   Clark,     Commerce;     social,	
convenor. Murray Trigg, applied! sharplurn in front of the armou
science. ; rie.s,   throwing   off
The    vice-president     will    be; quart   bottles  to
chosen bv the executive. i iho pavement,
to have a more efficient set-up.
While we onlv put out one paper
during the week, which gives us
four clavs to prepare. The Ubys-
sev comes out three times a
week. The Canadian paper is
put out entirely in one day
which seems to us quite an ac-
A vast amount of interest
seems to be centred on the rugby
game to be played here Thursday
against New Zealand. If this
talk is anv indication of the
school soirit at the University
It seems to be the most to say the
Dance Club Elects
Next Session's Exec.
First vear forestry student,
Mike Balogh, was elected president of the Dance Club for next
session in club executive elections Wednesday
Officers for thc new year are:
President Mike Balogh, Forestry 1; vice-president, Carol
Thomson: treasurer, Marion
Hardie, Arts 2; Social convenor,
Leon Mendoza, Arts 4; advertising. Par Renfrew, Arts 3; equipment manager, Paul Korsch,
Arts t; folk dance representative
Dave Browne. Arts 2; ballroom
representatives Al Bombardieri,
Arts 2 and Kathy McDowell,
Arts 3; square dance representative, Maurice Danard, Applied
Science 2,
What a Waste!
Ginger ale flowed in the mall
Friday when a pop truck made a
Hrs. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.    Sat. 9 a.m. to Noon
Loose-Leaf Note Books, Exercise Books and Scribblers,
Graphic Engineering Paper, Biology Paper, Loose-Leaf
Refills, Fountain Pens and Ink and Drawing Instruments.
Owned and Operated by
The University of B.C.
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General Printing Service
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six  cases  of
frothy  ruin  on Tuesday, March 9,1954
Communistic Views Shock
Visiting Scribes From U.S.
To find out that the Communist party has an open organization on the UBC campus was a
shock to us from Western Washington College of Education. Today we attended for the first
time a Communist meeting of
young people, students like ourselves.-
We listened to the views of
the Canadian Communist Party
about the capitalist government
of the United States. Sid Zlot-
nik. the speaker, continually
pointed out the fact that the
United States monopolizes a
large section of Canada's industries, and has quite an influence
on Canadian government policies.
We esDeciallv noted the audience's mixed reaction to the
SDeaker. Some listened with
raDt attention and others with
apDarent indifference as they
calmly ate their lunch. They
showed neither agreement nor
disagreement   until   almost   the
Shrum Says
World Key
"Germany is the key to the
whole military situation in the
world today and for the next
15-20 years. It is the one country that really counts in the
balance of power."
Those were the words spoken
by Dr. Gordon M. Shrum,. head
of Physics Department, UBC, and
for seven years member of the
Defence Research Board, in an
address to the United Nations
Club Fridav noon.
Speaking on "Military Power
1934 and After." , Dr. Shrum
stated that the imoortance of
Germany cannot be overestimated because of its tremendous
scientific knowhow and geogra-
Dhical location.
"No Dower or combination of
power on earth can face up to
the combined forces of Russia
and Germany." he said.
Discussing the military situation and Drospect in general, Dr.
Shrum stressed the importance
of a well developed alarm system and the necessity to be as
strong as possible.
"The Russians are now, for
the first time in history, in a
position to make us feel what
it is like to have foreign ammunition exDloding on our own
soil." he said.
A few H-bombs dropped on
London would out all England
out of action. Dr. Shrum declared, and the same holds true for
the United States if her most
vital centres were hit.
Remindine his audience that
such a situation must look very
attractive to a ootenlial enemy,
Dr. Shrum e>|o!ained how the
strateav of the West is to make
it  look  less ^attractive.
(Continued from Page 1)
FILMSOC will present a free
noon show in the Auditorium,
noon todav. The films are two
outstanding color travelogues:
"TiurunBV' and "Australian
Coral Wonderland."
The feature presentation on
Thursday will be William
ShakesDeare's "Romeo and Juliet", starring Leslie Howard
and Norma Shearer. Admission
25c. "Romeo and Juliet" will
be shown in the Auditorium
from 12.30 to 2.30 and in Wesbrook 100 at 3.45. 6 and 8.15.
a Slavonic concert in the Auditorium, 8.30 p.m. Wednesday,
Mareh  17.
NEWMAN CLUB will hold
elections in Hut L3 Wednesday
end of the speech.
Then a voung Czech spoke up
and denounced the Communist
party. Following was a brief
question period with Zlotnik
answering with nis parlies view
After the meeting, yielding to
our curiosity, we met and interviewed a real live Communist
for the first time. He was Archie   McGugan.     he   didn't   ap
pear anv different to us than
other UBC students we have met
But his beliefs and opinions
shocked us. Knowing that the
group would not be accepted tt
Western we were surprised to
hear him tell us that he was a
Communist, but his sincere manner and magnetic personality
made him a sympathetic person
to us.
Investigators Scrap
CCF Pamphlet Charge
W. W. Colleqiate Reporter
A charge laid by Student Council against the  campus
CCF club for distributing pamphlets on campus*has  been
thrown out by the Investigating Committee of the Undergraduate Societies Committee.
CCF club claimed   that   last
year's Student Council gave
them permission to distribute
that pamphlet. Stan Cross, chairman of the Investigating Committee, said that there was nothing in the past council minutes
concerning this matter.
The findings of the Investigating Committee are:
"1. According to By-Law 10,
section 3, the CCF club is technically guilty of the offense as
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things about campus and compared them with the campus at
Through these meetings the
two institutions hope to gain a
better understanding about mutual problems and to eventually
dispel some of the bad relations
the two schools have previously
Representatives from The
Ubyssey will visit Western's
campus soon to help put out
Western's paper. It is the hope
of both papers that this exchange
will become an annual affair.
Representatives from the Collegian were Dave Gay, editor,
Roger Grovdahl, assistant editor,
James Simon, student affairs
editor, Marilyn Gay and Betty
Flockoi, cosociety editors, Mary-
ann Dexter and Kathy Troutner,
co-feature editors, and Carol
Jensen, Win Pearson, Marion
Baldwin, reporters.
"2. By similar process, numerous other organizations on the
campus are likewise guilty.
"3. That in the past similar offenses have gone unchecked due
to lack of clearly defined policy
of the Student Council concerning the whole matter."
The Investigating Committee
then recommended that:
"1. No charge be laid against
the CCF club.
"2. That the Council consider
the whole matter of distributing
material on the campus and give
a definite policy statement that
will be binding upon future
councils unless duly changed."
The whole matter was tabled
(Continued from Page 1)
"Unless the voters of this province arc convinced that their
sons and daughters attending
UBC have no decent accommodation, the huts at Fort and
Acadia will be here for a long
time, vet." Goldsmith warned.
The Drooosed $200,000 "additional grant" will certainly not
provide a new arts building, a
medical sciences building, new
or improved or expanded residences, a dental school, or any
other camous improvement.
Lett Electee-
Brigadier Sherwood Lett, present Chancellor of the University,
was re-elected to his office by
acclamation Monday.
"Thc deadline for nominations
was 5 p.m. Monday, and no other
nominations were submitted,"
said Registrar C. B. Wood.
This will be Chancellor Lett's
second term in office. He was
elected for the first three-year
term in May, l!)5l, on the retirement of Hon. Eric W. Hamber.
Chancellor Lett Was one of
the first students to graduate
from this  University.
3D Texts
Run Wild
In Press
The power of the press has
struck again, this time in a way
that might promise some bother
for Dr. F. A. Kaempffer, Assistant Professor of Physics at UBC.
A story appeared in the March
4 issue of The Ubyssey, stating
Dr. Kaempffer had told his Physics 103 students of 3-D mathematics tests. Although principally correct, the article stated he
had credited the texts with having "polaroid glasses" to read the
two-colour geometric drawings.
The glasses were not polaroid,
but merely had green and red
A downtown daily appeared
the same day with an article
stating Kaempffer had promised
the texts to his class. Kaempffer
made no such promise but simply stated he knew of such a
Thursday the professor received a letter from an Alberta mathematics professor who had read
the story in the Calgary Herald,
asking about the texts and where
they could be found.
Naval Cadets
Win Awards
Five awards for outstanding
service in the University Naval
Training Division were awarded
Mondav night at the fourth annual father-son night at HMCS
Glvn Fitzgerald, Arts 3, was
awarded the Sea-Bird Award as
the outstanding cadet of the
Tied for highest honors in the
third vear awards were Peter
Grantham. Pre-med 3. and Thomas Deakin. Applied Science 4.
Second vear award went to
Stewart Matthews. Applied
Science 2.
Arend Stanhuis. Arts 1. a
Dutch national formerly of the
Roval Dutch Naval College won
the award for outstanding first
vear cadet.
Facts And Figures On Housing
To Be Released Later This Week
A report containing facts and figures on housing conditions at UBC will be released for publication by the student
housing committee later this week.
Chairmen of the committee urge all students to write
to their MLA'S in Victoria. The legislature is now in session and "the government can not ignore a flood of letters."
Housing Committee report suggests that improved conditions through a capital grant can be obtained only by
pointing out overcrowding, poor studying conditions, and
unhealthy living conditions in the army hut residences.
EUS Puts
On Carpet
Aoolied science undergraduate societv laid a charge Monday
against AMS treasurer Allan
Grant. Hepburn, applied science representative, announced
Mondav at the Undergraduate
Societies committee meeting that
the charge will be laid formally
The charge arises out of Goldsmith's action in suspending the
EUS budget immediately upon
receiDt of news of a raid by
sciencemen uoon The Ubyssey
offices, in which a typewriter
was stolen and woodwork was
damaged, said Hepburn.
The EUS contends that Goldsmith acted bevond his powers
when he took this swift action
without waiting for a charge to
be laid bv Publications Board.
Student, court has since found
the EUS guilty of the charge
made to the investigating committee bv AMS president Ivan
Feltham. and the EUS has been
ordered to Dav costs of repairs
to the Publications board offices.
'Digest' Judged Most
Popular Show In Area
"UBC Digest" has been the
most popular Saturday afternoon
radio program for January and
February in the greater Vancouver area, according, to a recent radio-listener survey. One-
third of the total radio audience
listens to the University Radio
Society's feature program.
AMS By-law
Two resolutions for amending
the bv-laws of the Alma-Mater
Societv have been receivedf by
AMS president Ivan Felthami
and will be placed before ihe
general meeting March 18.
The first amendment is concerned with new disciplinary
procedure. The second is minor
amendment to the accident ben<
efit fund. A general revision oi
the grammer and construction-
of the By-Laws is also under
Feltham has asked that a copy
of anv proposed' resolutions
which students and student
groups plan to place before the'
general meeting be given' to
A motion to close the agenda,
of the General Meeting will'be
placed on the floor of the meeting at the beginning ol 'the
Orders of the Dav. ,  • •' •
• t
Profs   Down Under
lack Lecture Skill
SYDNEY, Australia. — Students at Sydney University
are complaining about the
"complete lack of teaching
technique" of their professors.
In a survey conducted by
Honi Soit, student newspaper,
studlents expressed "great
dissatisfaction" with thfeir
The students charged lecturers are unable to keep discipline without threats, lack of
personality, and antagonism
towards students.
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Tuesday, March 9,1954
All Blacks Consent To Play Thunderbirds
On Thursday, March 11, the
UBC Thunderbirds will play
host to one of the world's most
famous rugby fifteens when
the touring New Zealand All
Black, appear in the Stadium
at noon.
The All Blacks have, just
completed a European tour in
which they met all the major
International sides, winning
twenty-five games, tieing two,
and losing four. Wales, France
(twice) and Cardiff proved too
much for the visitors, but
such famous squads as Ireland,
Scotland, England, Oxford and
Cambridge all fell under tht
New Zealand onslaught.
The four losses were by very
narrow margins, while New
Zealand just edged England
and Scotland by 5-0  and 3-0
respectively. The Ulster fifteen, that pulled the upset of
the tour when they tied the
All Blacks 5-5 contains the outstanding players of the Queens
University team.
The All Blacks will be the
fifith international side to appear here, and the first since
1948 when the Australian Wallabies ran up a 20-6 decision
over the Birds. Last year
Queens University of Belfast
played on the campus, but they
are not given such a high rating despite the fact that some
of their players are members
of international teams.
In this, their third visit to
Vancouver, New Zealand has
made a special concession in
in agreeing to play UBC as
previously their only Univer
sity opponents have been Ox-|
ford and Cambridge.
The Birds have just completed a successful three-game
tour of California—having compiled a nine-point lead over
the University of California in
the world cup series and later
overwhelmed UCLA 20-8 in an
exhibition contest —and are
eager to uphold the reputation
they established last year when
they held Queens to a 19-10
Focal point of interest on the
visitors' squad is W. R. H.
Scott, the oldest man on thc
team at 34, who can consistently counter on 50-yard kicks—
with or without his boots on.
This latter point was proved on
the tour when Scott parted the
uprights for the benefit of an
unbelieving   reporter   without; Brockton  Point  on  Saturday,
the use of his hard-toed boots.
Scott is regarded by many to
be almost on a par with the
famous George Napia—the famous Maoris who toured the
world with the All Blacks in
before they travel to California
for two exhibitions before returning home—after a. 36-game
In games over the weekend
a tired Thunderbird fifteen returned from California to lose
p^ z^_d ^i^:ihhorKLL°s £eaNi«i
who were chosen tor their
"speed and intelligence" weigh
an average of 205 pounds and
are in perfect condition. Thus
far in their tour the All Blacks
have relied mainly on these
men to break their opponents'
defense and set up their own
backfield—which is sparked by
A. B. Jardin, one of the outstanding wiftgs playing today.
New Zealand is also playing
Victoria, on Wednesday, and
the   Mainland   All-Stars,    at
A combined Braves-Tomahawks squad played an exhibition contest, against the visiting Victoria College team that
ended in a scoreless draw, although UBC held the larger
portion of play. The tie meant
that the College invasion as q
whole ended in a tie—with
the visitors winning the grass-
hockey and basketball games,
but losing their soccer and badminton matches.
, heaviest man in the scrum
Puck Team
Again 11-0
The Hockev Birds have taken
some oretty solid drubbings ln
the oast week on their trip to
Colorado. Denver U. beat them
9-3 and 13-1. while Colorado
College beat the Birds 11-0, with
the second same going tonight.
The extreme change in climate
plus the lack ot olnyers to make
the trio was partly responsible
for these fiascos.
Tile Birds missed Roger Stanton and ©arucuiariy boo Gilhooley. who*was so outstanding in
the Alberta series, besides this
Dave bmuh broke his wrist in
the second same of the series.
The Birds have been consistently outshot. and it is apparent
that they are meeting far superior hockev clubs.. In-spite of
the fact that Denver beat Colorado College just before the
series with UBC. the Birds took
their worst defeat from Colorado
Though the Birds were not
expected to win off their performance with Alberta, the combination of toush luck and lack
ot reserves teamed up to hand
them the worst blows they have
ever felt on their'trips to Colorado.
Hales Fall
To Varsity,
Chiefs Tie
In a game that featured everything but soccer. Varsity moved
back into contention for the 'B'
Division championship on Sunday as they downed Hales by a
2-1 score to move into a third
place tie with their victims.
All the scoring —and all the
soccer—was confined to the first
half as the Birds overcame a one
goal deficit to score two of their
Own and take the game.
CaDtain Dick Matthews evened the game at 1-1 when he
scored on a penalty kick and
Gordie Rudge blistered the ball
into the net to give Varsity a 2-1
bulge at the breather.
In the second half the Hales'
XI were too involved in referee
baiting to make any real effort
to tie the score. Varsity was only
a SDectator to the real contest
in the second frame, that between Hales and Referee Tom
Miller. Hales argued every conceivable call, demanding everything from'a free goal to a new
Parliamentary Forum has nothing on Referee Miller who
alwavs had an answer for Hales.
As a result Hales lost two players through elections and had
their whole defense on the verge
of banishment as the end of the
game called a halt to the final
When Hales were not losing
to Miller, thev were being taken
care of bv the Birds who played
e strong game both offensively
and defensively. Regular Bird
goalie Ernie Kuvt, who was supposed to bo out of action for the
remainder of the season due to
a torn cartilage, made a surprise
return and turned in a creditable   performance.
Meanwhile UBC Chiefs recorded a win and a draw in their
week-end double bill. On Saturdav the Chiefs defeated Victoria
bv a 2-1 score to retain possession of the Professor Lloyd
Although outshooting the bad-
lv outclassed College XI by
about five to one. the Chiefs
couldn't find the range. The
onlv exception was Centre Gerry
Rovers who collected both Chief
On Sundav the Chiefs and
VGH battler! lo a 2-2 tie in a
regular Third Division league
game. Feeling the effect of two
games in as manv days, Chiefs
failed to improve their third
place standing. Right winger
Bob Cross scored both Chief's |
What's news at Ind ?
F you were asked to transport
more than 12,000 tons of ore
7 miles every day, you would not
think of using wheelbarrows. You
might think of trucks, or you might
use trains, as we did for many
years, but that would require 400 big
railway cars per day.
Inco engineers came up with a plan
to separate the ore at the mine-head into
two products—valuable material (concentrate),
and waste rock (tailings). The concentrate
is pumped 7 miles through wood stave
pipes to the Copper Cliff smelter. The waste
material is pumped 4 miles to waste beds.
Why pump the waste so far? Because
wc must not fill up valuable lakes and streams.
This new transportation has helped make it possible
to mine low grade ore. It has saved trouble too. These
materials in ore cars would freeze solid in the sub-zero
temperatures of this district. Freezing has not occurred in
these B.C. fir lines since they were first put in operation.
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