UBC Publications

UBC Publications

UBC Publications

The Ubyssey Nov 23, 1956

Item Metadata


JSON: ubysseynews-1.0125470.json
JSON-LD: ubysseynews-1.0125470-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): ubysseynews-1.0125470-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: ubysseynews-1.0125470-rdf.json
Turtle: ubysseynews-1.0125470-turtle.txt
N-Triples: ubysseynews-1.0125470-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: ubysseynews-1.0125470-source.json
Full Text

Full Text

Volume XXXIX
No. 26
Ubyssey Reporter Barred
From Campus Socred Meet
Claim Matters 'Flayed Us
With Lies7 In News Stories
A Ubyssey reporter was asked to leave a meeting of the campus  Social  Credit  Club
Thursday noon, "because you have flayed us w ith lies."
Campus Socred President Howard Johnston told reporter?	
John Matters to leave the meeting because he objected to
the alleged "slanting" of Ubyssey stories appearing under
Matter's by-line.
Matters  was  "continually blasting Social Credit  policy
on personal grounds," Johnston said.
He stated he would not proceed with the meeting while
Matters was present.
The decision was premeditated. Matters said. Socred ex-
President Mel Smith told Matters he had heard of the decision
to elect him (Matters) on Wednesday, the reporter said.
After   Matters   left   the
Deadline for 'Tween Classes
is 1.30 p.m. on day prior to
'tween dosses
General Meeting
of ASUS Today
j     A.S.U.S.  will  hold   a   poneral
| meeting  at   noon   in  P-200.  Ail
Staffers   on   the    University;     Afler   Matters   left   the   Arts artsmen attend,
of   Toronto   student   newspaper, | 203 meeting, two other Ubyssey *       *       *
"The Varsity" have failed eight 1 reporters were dispatched to the       MUSIC APPRECIATION Club
They were not ejected
PAINLESS PAYMENT is made by awestruck Jim Hors-
man for his Mardi Grass raffle ticket, to sweaty-palmed
Marlene James. (No, no, not the one in the bathing suit.
The other one). Girl in bathing suit is really only a publicity poster, intended to encourage sale of Mardi Gras
raffle tickets, which can be bought from members of any
sorority or fraternity. Drawing is on January  25,  1957.
—Photo  by  Dave  Wilder
!oney For Hungarian
und Slowly Dribbles In
"Slow but sure wins the race," or so it would seem as
regards the drive for the Hungarian Scholarship Fund.
Posted   at   various   conspicu -i	
)us   points   around  the   campus 1 SoCr6CJ   AAOFlOt'drV
Tuesday   and  Wednesday,   jing-   r%     t C       j.
ling  tin  cans,  the  Aggies,  Fra- \ KGlOriTI   OySTeiTI
Iteres and Forestry students zeal-: Outlin©Cl     PfSlSGCl
nisly collected S750. 1 . ... _
I     Social   Credit   League   Presi-
At   an   impressive   ceremony   dent Noel Murphy, guest speaker
field Thursday in the Armouries; at the meeting from which Ubys-
the  sum   of $250   was  donated.; sey  reporter  John Matters  was
hiring Friday faculty members '. ejected Thursday, described and
iwill  be beseiged  for their con-' praised   the   Socred    policy   of
times in attempts to snitch the
hat of Ontario Premier Leslie
The sorties occurred after
Ubyssey staffers, who snitched
Alberta Premier E. C. Manning's
hat in Edmonton last month,
issued a challenge to Toronto
pubsters to try the same thing.
The Varsity attacks have
ranged from polite enquiry "May
we have your hat. please, Mr.
Frost?" to break-and-enter attempts on the Premier's private
In one atempt, a Toronto pubster rushed past the Premier's
secretary in broad daylight, and
into the Premier's ofifce. The
Premier was absent, so was his
hat. The pubster rushed out
again, and escaped apprehension.
During another unsuccessful
sortie, pubsters lay in wait for
the Premier along his morning
route, waiting to snatch the hat
from his head as he passed. The
Premier never appeared.
Abduction attempts will continue, Varsity Managing Editor
Mike Cassidy intimated. A trophy is needed ior the annual
Conference of the Canadian University Press in Toronto this
monetary reform.
Mr. Murphy said the Bank of
Canada should be the only institution to create money. He
pointed out, however, that this
would not put individual bankers out of business, but only
make then"! responsible to the
Bank of Canada.
"Our economy would begin to
fold in upon itself." Mr. Murphy
stated,   if   bank   loans  were   re-j
stricted and a lessening of pur-j
heques should be made payable j chasing power resulted.    He em-j
|o the Alma Mater Society, t>ut j phasi/.ed that the present system j
labelled     "Hungarian    Scholar-| of credit-buying must remain in (;
[hip Fund." j effect.
tributions.   It   is   hoped   that   a
Itotal  of  S2000  will   be  reached!
>y Saturday.
The donations are to be used;
to enable throe  Hungarian stu- j
ients to attend U.B.C. next year, j
These  students are expected  to I
arrive in Canada early in 1857.
Anyone  still  wishing  to contribute to this drive should mail
is donations  to  the  Alma  Ma- i
tor  Society,   Brock   Hall.   UBC. '
Popular little volume, the
Student Directory, went on
sale Thursday, and the supply
was quickly exhausted.
However, another batch has
been readied, and will be
available today at noon at the
AMS  office.
Student Directory' contains
the home address and phone
number of every student in
the University.
Cost is only 35 cents, and
two cents sales tax.
scene,     iney were 1101 ejected.     will   meet   Fl.itlav   1100n   in   the
Socred  Secretary John Chalk. Xorth Brock Music    Room     A[,
later  said   Matters  was  ejected  membership  cards   not   claimed
because he was a paid up Socred  v/ill be sold to the mghest Wd.
member, as well as an unfriendly  der      Proceeds   to  a   charitable
reporter,  and  "we didn't know  cai|Se.
where we stood," j *       *       *
Ubvssey  Editor,  Sandy  Ross,!     S,C,M- "Who is Christ." This
said Wednesday he was unaware' discussion will be read by John
that Matters had joined the Soc- Buchanan, General Secretary of
red Club.    "I don't know what; S.C.M.    Friday    noon    in    the
Ross    saidJSCM'   room-
his reasons were,'
"But I do know Matters was assigned to cover that meeting; and
as far as I'm concerned, he was
there as a reporter, and was
ejected as a reporter."
"You can say that I'm suppressing the press if you like, but
that doesn't make any difference
to me," Johnston told the reporter.
"You have twisted everything
that I have said so far, so it
makes little difference what you
do now," he said.
Everyone Welcome
At Barnacle Ball
Tonight will see the UNTD's
seventh annual Barnacle Ball
being held at HMCS Discovery,
local naval barracks. The decorations will feature a nautical
motif, including a whale's mouth  presents  Dvorak's  "New World
v        *r       *r
CAMERA CLUB. Guest speaker Henry Olsen will speak on
"Creative Photography." T h i s
distinguished amateur will bring
samples of his work.
* *      *
GIRLS! GIRLSI Beauty Councillor Products, under the auspices of the W.U.S. presents
a lecture on Beauty, and Charm
at noon today in P. 200. Every
girl is welcome.
* *      *
girls who were unable to come
Wednesday will be held in Brock
stage room at 3:30 on Friday.
* *       *
EL CIRCULO will hold a meet-
ing today at noon in F. & G. 102.
* *       *
entrance and a central lighthouse.
A cocktail party Bfor Cadets
and guests will precede the Ball
at which Mike Hadley's Quintet
will play from 9-1. Two bars will
operate and a variety of drinks
will be available. A midnight
supper will be served.
The Ball is open to all UBC
students and their friends; dress
is semi-formal; UNTD Cadets
will be in uniform.
Tickets are still available for
$3.50 at the AMS office, the
UNTD office in the Armoury, or
at the door.
Symphony" in Hi-Fi at noon
today in Chem. 200. All welcome.
* *       *
will hold a committee meeting
today in HL 2.
* *       *
hold a meeting today at noon
in the Arch. Lab. in the Arts
basement. Dr. Borden will give
an illustrated lecture.
* *       *
will hold a general meeting today at noon in Arts 105.
UBC   Oarsmen   Win   First   Heat   In   Olympics PAGE TWO
Friday, November 23, 1956
Authorized as second class mail, Post Office Department,
Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (Included in AMS fees). Mail
■ubscriptions $2.00 per year. Single copies five cents. Published
ln Vancouver throughout the University year by the Student
Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University ol
British Columbia. Editorial opinions expressed herein are those
of the editorial staff of the Ubyssey, and not necessarily those of
the Alma Mater Society or the University. Letters to the Editor
ahould not be more than 150 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right
to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
Managing Editor ... Pat Russell     City Editor   Jerry Brown
Business Manager    Harry Yuill       Sports Editor       Ken Weibe
CUP Editor Marilyn Smith       Feature Editor, R. Kent-Barber
Photo Editor ._ Fred Schrack     File Editor    Sue Ross
Reporters and Desk;—Sylvia Shorthouse, Barrie Cook, Barrie
Hale. John Matters, Helen Zukowski. SPORTS: Ralph Croizier,
Ian Todd, Bruce Allardyce and Joan Crocker.
The 'Big Lie' In Action
The Big Lie
The "Big Lie" is back again.
This propaganda technique, developed by Mr. Goebbels
during the rise and fall of Fascism, is quite simple, really:
to dupe millions of people, don't tell small lies; tell big ones,
lies so monstrous that everyone is reluctant to believe they
possibly could be fabricated. When the big lie is repeated
often enough, it eventually comes to be believed by while
nations and races of people.
Not surprisingly, our friends the Russians have adopted
this technique to combat the wave of moral indignation
directed against them after their savage repression of the
Hungarian people.
To show what we mean, we've reprinted on this page
an item from the Soviet News Bulletin, which daily dispenses "information" on the USSR from the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa. To see how the big lie works, read it, and
reflect on the fact that millions of people already believe
it, and are probably willing to fight in defense of it.
Happily, the West need not resort to another Big Lie
to counteract the effects of the first, for free people have a
way of responding, even in this mass media age, not to big
lies, but chiefly to that curious amalgam of fact, unreality
and slant which, with reservations, can be called the truth.
Get Hip, Dulles
Why doesn't the USA send more jazz bands abroad-
A   wonderful   opportunity   is   being   overlooked.
All over the world, an astonishing number of people are
plainly wild about American jazz. When Dizzy Gillespie
played Turkey, the effect was incredible. To use a hip expression.   The  Turks   were  gassed.
When Louis Armstrong plays anywhere abroad, the
police have to be called out restrain the mobs of happy
Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Gerry Mulligan, Norman
Granz and many others on private tours have all been received with wild enthusiasm wherever  they appeared.
And a passion for jazz isn't restricted to this side of the
Iron Curtain either. There's a lively black market in American jazz records in Russia.
The State Department, however , hasn't seen fit to exploit ihe situation. Due probably to the fact that jazz i.s still
only   semi-respectable   at   home,   the   State   Deparment   is
hesitatingly—or is full of squares who aren't aware of the opportunity.
We'll bet our Dave Brubeck collection against John
Foster Dulles' dispatch case that one gix-d jazz concert abroad
would win more friends for America than two million
dollars worth of foreign aid.
The reason" The America foreign aid program lacks
showmanship. A large aid grant, no mat,'or how economically beneficial, has little or no appeal to the man in the international street. But warm personal contact lias; that's why
Messrs. Bulganin and Kruschev on their diplomatic vaudeville tours were able to achieve more with smiles and morn-
isr-' of aid than Mr. Dulles ran achieve with the lmno.st
article it>clf.
At present, the Stat;1 Department will only subsidize approved artists !o a limiti .1 i.\i■■:■.:   Ii  ;n.e lour make
wc11  ai.d  C'oorl.  Ii   it   lake-  a  !'o-    the  Si.,!- I> pa a:
Hungarian Rebels Are
'Fascist Terrorists: Reds
i(]  the (Ml I'
a profit.
lUT.t will
m/z   0.1 n-<
rv."t'c '
Under the title "Sanguinary
Crimes of the Fascist-Horthy
Bandits Have Been Exposed
Before the Entire World" —
"Pravda" carries stories by
Czechoslovak eyewitnesses on
the crimes perpetrated by the
counter-revolution in Hungary.
"Pravda" reprints these stories
from "Rude Pravo" of November 5 and 7. A Czechoslovak
journalist, Otakar Svercina,
"The liquidation of counter
revolution in Hungary put an
end to the untold sufferings
experienced by the Hungarian
people who, for eleven days,
were at the mercy of the most
horrible terror by criminal reactionary bands.
Together with ether Csech
newsmen I lived through these
grim days for Hungary, at
times in Budapest, at times in
other Hungarian cities and villages. We rode more than 2000
kilometres and at many points
saw with our own eyes the bitter fighting between the progressive Hungarian people and
fascist gangs of terrorists.
"In the tiny village of Bud-
akes, roughly 10 kilometres
away i'rom Budapest, we conversed with one of the counter
revolutionary chieftains about
the real political aims of the
uprising, of which at that time
the Hungarian people had not
the slightest inkling.
The first demand of the counter revolutionaries was the liquidation of the Hungarian
Working People's Party. Hungarian reaction understood full
well that the Communists
would never stand for an anti-
popular policy and therefore
decided through stark fascist
terror to destroy the Party and
its workers bodily.
"The second demand set forth
by the ringleladers of thc counter revolution was to snatch
Hungary away from the family
of socialist countries, to demolish the gains of the working
folk, and to revert the country
back to capitalism.
"They wished to achieve
these goals .step by step, al
first setting up in Hungary a
provisional government composed of former reactionary
Morthy officers. Emigre political traitors were to have been
invited only as a second step.
By  Savage
The Communist myth lias
been ended. Communism has
been, given a fair trial in Hungary. Today tens of thousands
of Hungarians have given their
lives that the trial and the total
oppression    that   go--.-   with   it
he   stupor).
H\am I;. m thi ' 'aomts whom
sian army eutorm; Mmigary in
murderous  fash n oi   installing  a
poppet government. The follow-
ii il; '.'.am >a name. I ' \ an editor
of   a   II oca,nan    mams   am :U \
:■■ -\ .ct tanks i. laakm! down
a\ mpa mv    .-;: mZ     *.o .vard     i :.e
"Such in rough outline was
the program counter revolution
set before us in Budakes. In
this village, the counter-revolutionary ringleaders had organized an attack on the local population, held them under terror
and had murdered off all progressive functionaries.
In Budakes arms were being given out to sundry adventurers and criminals let out of
jails. They were then sent off
to Budapest and villages in the
vicinity to prepare a blood-bath
for the Hungarian people. In
Budakes itself these terrorist
elements, absolutely alien to
the Hungarian people, showed
with thc utmost clarity the idea
of their 'new order'.
"In their reign of terror the
armed criminals serving the
aims of counter revolution
were in no way inferior to the
Nazi SS hangmen. They drove
the Secretary of the Budakes
local organization of the Hungarian Working People's Party
out onto the square, and kicked
and beat this Hungarian patriot
to death and then, like a pack
of hyenas, tore him to shreds.
"Anyone who happened to be
in Hungary these days could
cite hundreds of similar instances of fascist terror. Residents
of the Hungarian capital saw
more than once how gangs of
counter revolutionaries dragged bound Hungarian patriots
through the streets of Budapest
and kicked and mutilated them
until these defenceless victims
of terror died in horrible agony.
"The berserk madness of
the counter revolution mounted
and Imre Nagy's government
proved helpless. On the contrary, it kept on yielding to
every demand of counter revolution and actually helped to
arm thc counter revolutionary
gangs. A feeling of utter uncertainty and fear held all Hungarian families in thrall.
"The counter revolutionary
ringleaders succeeded in poisoning masses of ignorant people with the venom of chauvinism and racism.
"Matters went so far that the
homes of Soviet citizens living
in Hungary were raided and
anti-Jewish pogroms look place.
Many Soviet citizens were for
ced to seek refuge at the homes |
of their friends.
"The government proved I
powerless to check the spread j
of these criminal excesses.
"Imre Nagy gave in to every ]
new demand of the counter revolution which kept on putting I
forth more and more all  thel
"Hungary's western frontier|
where, earlier, security measures had been unwisely cancelled, thus allowing foreignl
agents to sneak into Hungary,!
was open still wider these days!
to sundry ellements hostile tol
the Hungarian people. During!
the days the counter revolution!
stalked the streets of Budapest,|
one could often see armed bandits who had been recruited inl
large numbers from camps inl
Western Germany with the akn|
of terrorizing the Hungarian!
"I came across several suchl
adventurers   brought   in   from
a refugees' camp at  7irnd°rff|
near Nuremberg in the Amer-I
ican   occupation   zone  of  Germany.    One of them told me
he had done laundry at camp|
and had been in dire straits.
"However, as soon as disturbances  broke  out  in  Hungary, |
the Americans offered the Hungarian  emigres  the  chance tsl
return  home.    The Americans
also took the trouble of rapidly
transporting these    'liberators'
from Western Germany. These |
traitors were armed and merged with the counter revolution-l
ary  gangs  of murderers.
"Eyewitnesses   in   Budapest,|
Gyor   and other places, where]
Soviet  troops  came,   can   confirm the fact that the presence!
of Soviet military units introduced  into the tempest of de-l
velopments elements of pacifi-l
cation and  a feeling of assur-f
ancc.    Thanks    to    the Soviet!
troops a huge wealth of economic   and   cultural   values   was!
saved to thc Hungarian people!
from   the  devastating   tornado|
of the counter revolution.
"Thus, ihe Hungarian peoplel
have seen once again for thein-l
selves that the Soviet pcople|
are their best friends."
Myth   Ended   Forever
Hungarian   Repression
government    building?    in    the      a few minutes. At 8:01, the ra-|
heart   of   the   city.   Shells   and     dio UTnt oii tho air
builds   spra\ed   the   buildings.
But   the   Rebels   kept   the.'rl
At  »:24 a.m. the editor mes-       .   ,. ,   „
station at Gvocr.
saged   on   a   teletype   machine:
"Goodbye    friends.    Save   our "Hear this tortured appeal,"!
souls.   Thc   Russians   are    too     it   begged.   "The   shadows   are|
near" Then  the line broke.
deopmuip;   over   Hungary.   Ex-
Radio   Hudapest   went   dead     1( lld   lls   >cuv  brotherly   hand.
at   <".l)7   a.m.   \\<   last   message
sent in Hungarian. G< rnian and
English   was:
"Our lone h ;• hori. To    tar's
are ku .wo.  Help.  Hummi'm the
! ion .\.". i;e;  nat:   n,  the  vrilt r-
■ o eo ': -'..-   '.'.' ake'm  t'aia i.i  m hi-
U d.    !.;•■;   .    limp     !ulo.    V'mlp.
European culture peoples. save|
our  .-amis.  God Bless You."
The   Hu.mian   myth   is   at   aril
r'u"i.   a i  hamer can  the Sovii t
G i\  ". ■   .a. >;■  , hum to jvprc. cr.'.l
•' i   w . "k : • ■: ahem and itm nm.m
i •:''■,:  e,  .  ■    oe! le\ CO . Till   W'. ! k Friday, November 23, 1956
Tie for
"'^e.wJi^tJaW'YiAiait   -ia i ihiT   ii   frtrii
and Miss Barbara Fishier go through rehearsal motions.
—Photo by  Dave Wilder
We see by the papers that the
Social Credit League has recommended revision of high school
economics textbooks, in the interests of accuracy. Tho chapters on money and banking, the
Socreds say, are inconsistent,
and they've offered to improve
This sort of thing has unlimited possibilities. For instance, we can imagine "Jerry
and Jane" after the prophets of
Social Credit have removed the
For instance, here's Chapter II
(revised) where Jerry and Jane
take a holiday down by the river
. . . when:
Jane says:  O Jerry. See the
people. See. see. They are cheering and watching Premier Ben-
nelt.   He has made a new bridge
for us.   How nioel He is kissing
babies.    How  the  people  love
him!   His face is kind. See, see,
his face is kind.
Jerry says: O Jane you have
dropped your little red ball in
the river. Look. Look. It is
floating away! *»
No, no, says Jane. That kind
man Mr. Gaglardi has jumped
in. after it. He will bring me
back my ball. Mr. Gaglardi is a
good man. He loves us so. See.
Look. Look. Here he comes,
dripping  wet  out  of  the  river. „_,.        .      „ . ,      c  t     .     „   TTri_,.     .     . .       „      .
See the drops sparkle as they fall Thursday-Friday-Saturday,    UBC s  forthcoming Varsity
from his baggy pants. See them, rev'cw' nas manV goodies in store for the discriminating stu-
fall! Here he.comes.    I will run; dent, as may be seen from the above picture,
and kiss him.    Mr. Gaglardi is
a good man and he loves all the
little children.
Jim says: Look Jerry. Look
at Jane. Mr. Gaglardi is kissing
her. Look. look. Ugh, ugh. I
hope he doesn't kiss me.
Look Jerry, look at Jane. Now
he is giving her a sheaf of pamphlets. They are so pretty. All
green and white. See, see. Mr.
Bennett and Mr. Gaglardi have
lots of gifts for good girls and
boys. How nicel See. See.
Look, look, Jerry, look at
Spot. Premier Bennett is kissing Spot. Spot is kissing Pre,
mier Bennett. No. no. Spot is
not kissing Premier Bennett.
Spot is biting Premier Bennett's
nose. See. See. He has bitten
it off and run away with it. See
Spot run.
Look, Look.    Doug Hillyer at|v'pvc goes on stage on the 29th,
the Tie Bar is giving away lies.'and .'I'Oth of this month, and thc
Well almost.   He is a kind man  first  of  December,
and we love his Tie Bar ties so.      "Come see the girls." chanted
He   is   selling   men's   jewelry Sudor, his glasses steamed, "They
walk, they talk, they sing, thev
Treasure Van
Not Coming Here
Treasure van, the glorified bazaar and sale, sponsored
by the World University Service of Canada, will not stop
at U.B.C. this year.
 _—_^    This bazaar, by displaying and
selling international handicraft,
tries to provide funds for the international relief program o£
W.U.S. scholarships, and promote trada with other countries.
The treasure van cannot operate profitably at U.B.C. because >t is so far from the city.
It docs operate profitably at
other universities, however,
where the public can come and
buy the goods.
Treasure van will return to
the campus next year, with the
W.U.S. working in conjunction
with Victoria College, but this
is still in the planning stage.
From Brock
Review To Feature
Well-Rounded Cast
The young ladies in the accompanying photo. Miss Danica
d'Hondt and Miss Barbara Fishier, are engaged in decorating
a satirical skit on the Home Economics Dept. Miss d'Hondt playing "Miss House," Miss Fishier
playing "Miss Home." You see,
these two are in the Home Ec.
Dept. (a "dept." is a small, fraternal organization as distinguished from the larger, more
beaurcacratic "department" and
one is a house and the other
is a home and they do this dance
and . . well, it seemed very
clear when Ain Sudor, the director,   explained   it.
Anyway, tho two young ladies
will be on view in the living,
breathing flesh (plus costumes,
we ara  informed)  when  the re
passes. "First show on the 29th
you  say'.'"
"That's right. Let's run
through  it  aaain. girls."
"Yeah. yeah. Let's tec hoc run
th "
Students' Council members
will not allow Parliamentary
Forum to hold future sessions
in Brock Hall.
The decision came after Parliamentary Forum held a Mock
Parliament session in Brock
Lounge November 15.
Weeks ago, Council agreed
to permit afternoon functions
in Brock Lounge, only if other
facilities were unavailable.
Brock Lounge is designed primarily as a center for student
relaxation, Councillors felt. But
in view of a shortage of meeting space, the limited Lounge
concession was granted.
Councillors felt the placement
of the Mock Parliament session,
formerly held upstairs in the
Men's Double Committee Room
was   unjustified.
Chris Maule, Chairman of the
Forum's Steering Committee.
blasts Council for its "inability
to recognize the importance of
political clubs on campus," in
a letter on page two of today's
'tween dosses
(Continued from Page 1)
PRE-SOCIAL WORK SOCIETY presents Mr. Gordon Stevens, Supt. of the Vancouver
Juvenile Detention Home, who
will speak on "Juvenile Probation" on Monday, November
26, in Arts 104 at noon.
*       *      *
FOREST CLUB presents Mr.
R. B. Douglas Woods, Manager
of the Alaska Pine & Cellulose
who will speak on "Forest Management for the Integrated Mill
System," Tuesday, Nov. 27th,
in F & G 100.
The Ubythey hath been run-
ning thome pretty pithy columth
this week. His prices are very
nice. See, see. The Tie Bar is at
712 West Pender. Christmas is
coming. See Spot run to the Tie
Bar, 712  West P3nder.
• Specialists in frame
• Prescriptions  duplicated
• Safety lenses
• Contact lenses
• Repairs
Ground Floor
Vancouver Block
734 Granville St.
MA. 0928 MA. 2948
dance,   they   make   you   breathe
in pints and pants."
'Yeah, yeah," we said, "but
what's it ABOUT?"
"About, shmaboul. Who needs
a plot, when you got . . . let'.->
tee hoe run through it again,
So they ran through  it again
It   was   this   dance   about   two
girls,  one  called  house,  and  the
other   called   home   and   teehec-
"So how did vou like it"" said
"Tec bee," I said,  wiping my
The Student's Directory, eagerly awaited address book for
all aspiring Ronieos. is now on
sale at the AMS office for 37c.
not 2iic, as erroneously reported
in Thursday's Ubvssev.
Tuxedo Rentals
EA    I EC   MAr- 2457
. M.  UCC623 Howe St.
Enroll now in the Life Insurance Plan designed BY students FOR
On term insurance basis during student  days  with  guaranteed  low
permanent rates.
• NO MEDICAL EXAMINATION on changes  to  permanent  plan  of
• NO CASH REQUIRED—30 days to pay after your policy  is isued,
with coverage in force im mediately!
• INSURES YOUR LIFE—for the protection of those who have sacrificed
lor you.
• INSURES YOUR INSURABILITY against impairment of health that
may make you uninsurable.
S3.000.fl0 for S17.50 810,000.00 for $:55.00
affiliated with National Federation of   Canadian   University   Students
For enrollment form ask your NFCUS Chairman or contact:
Branch Manager:
779 W. Broadway — Telephone EXpress 2924
Canadian Premier Life  Insurance Company PAGE FOUR
Friday, November 23, 1958
Acadia Life Rapped
"If you've got a good temper
and a lot of patience you can
live here."
That's the way one student
sums up life in the battered
collection of huts that fondly
passes itself off as Acadia.
Over 150 co-eds live at Acadia and their complaints about
life there aren't bitter but
merely plaitive.
"I've got immune to the
noise here over the years,"
sighed Grace Shoemaker, Arts
4. "I used to be able to hear
if anyone even breathed next
door, but I don't anymore," she
"Recreation's all right now
they've got the piano fixed,"
said Wendy Amor, Arts 2. "We
have radio and ping pong in
the common room now, too,"
she said, proudly.
"It's all right for the girls
but the boys haven't got a place
for any sports, they should
have a field for football," said
June Brett, Home Ec. 2, unselfishly.
Overcrowding in the huts did
get some complaints and they
weren't unselfish either.
"Either the rooms should be
twice as large or there should
be only one girl to a room,"
Inger Hansen, Arts 2, said.
"There's no place to study,"
Elonise Harrison, Law 3, said.
"We can't study in our rooms
because of the noise and they
turn the heat off in the study
hall so it's too cold to study
there," she said.
"Ouf8V2'xll' room is really
crowded with two girls, our
trunks, a couple of desks and
chairs and our double decked
bunk," Lil Toporchak, Ph. Ed.
2 and Jane Tomlinson, Ph. Ed.
1, said.
"Our radiator leaks all the
time and our dresses trail on
the floor in "the cupboard because there isn't enough space,"
they said.
"If I open the door I can't
get at my bureau," Olga Orloff,
Arts 3, complained. "My bed's
as big as my room," she said.
"We should have proper shoe
racks," Louise Heal, Ph. Ed. 4,
said. "I have to put mine on
top of a box under my bed,"
she said.
Laundry problems also received a few comments from
the   girls.     "There   aren't  en-
o*  l (Book ♦*><*•$/) +{
'How to lose dates and alienate people—get so behind in your
[work that you're among those absent at the Prom. The solution?
Get yourself a Remington Quiet-Riter—the finest portable typewriter made. Costs only $1.00 a week. Helps you get through
your work in half the time. Gets you better grades. Notes are
easier to read—more useful for future reference when you type
them. You don't have to take our word for it. Get yourself a
Remington from your nearest dealer. You'll wonder how you ever
did without it.
Yours for $1.00 a week
ough Bendixes and there's no
place to dry things," Dorothy
Coutts, Arts 3 .said.
"Everything's always dripping and we have no special
room for laundry," Dianne
Ramsten, Arts 4, said.
"We shouldn't have to clean
the washrooms ourselves and
the walls should be painted,"
Lorraine Brand, Arts 4, said
"We should have opaque glass
instead of curtains," Marjorie
Gilbert, Arts 3, said.
• Heating is a problem in some
of the huts, the girls said. '.'I
turn my radiator on full rate
and it's still cold, there's never
enough pressure," Sandy Scott,
P.Ed. 2, said.
"There's never enough hot
water after 7 o'clock," Ruth
Gibson, Arts 4, said.
"I lose about 50 cents a
month, the paybooths just take
the dimes and nothing happens," Madeline Lauener, Nursing 4, said. "The telephone
rings all the time and sometimes at 8 o'clock Sunday morning," Hilary Hale, Arts 3, said.
"Our hut telephone situation
is pretty good, we have one
phone and 18 girls," Selma-Joe
Dixon said. She was perfectly
Food was hardest hit in the
Ubyssey-taken spot survey.
"The packed lunches are awful," Pat Lovick, Com. 1, said.
"We have a slab of meat on
a slab of bread and the roast
meats in the cooked lunches
are always cold," she said.
"The scrambled eggs taste
like green rubber," Deana
Clancy, Nur. 1, said. "I'd like
to analyse the soups in my
Home Ec. lab," Sylvia Gott,
Home Ec. 4, said.
Nicest thing about Acadia
life is the rules, the girls said.
"The only rules we have are
those necessary for the running
of the camp," Anne Richard,
Arts 2, said. "It would be nice
to have boys over for coffee
once in a while, though," she
said, wistfully.
Canada's Finest Portable Typewriter
Th« Remington Quiet-Rlfer com«i In a beautiful carrying caie that'j free. Alio Included—
"Touch-Method" typing Instruction book ond
brush for cleaning type.
Byrnes Typewriters
644 Seymour St.      PA. 7942
Burnaby Stationers
3727 Kingsway   S. Burnaby
DE. 9161
Hartley Printing
& Stationery Co.
4023 E.  Hast.        GL. 0111
UBC Bookstore
"On the Campus"
J. J. Ab ram son
I. F. Hollenberg
Immediate Appointment
Vancouver Block
MA. 0928 MA. 2948
UBYSSEY WRITEH Rosemary Kent-Barber interviews
Middle East expert, M. A. Appel while interested bystander looks on.
—Photo   bv   Jack   Cressvvell
^ _ _   * •- .  -r
Arab Middle East
Action Attacked
"Israel's record in the Middle East is perfectly clear,"
a former Reuters' war correspondent told over 100 UBC students Thursday in Arts 100.
Mr. M. A. Appel spoke under the sponsorship of Hillel
House on "Crisis in the Middle East."
"The Arab world has attack-1—	
ed the newest democracy in the §o any place, any time to sit
East," he said. "Israelites belong! down and negotiate a true and
to a national union, and have j lasting peace," Mr. Appel said,
socialized medicine and guaran- Speaking after the meeting
teed wages." 0n  the  question  of  Arab  refu-
"Egypt, on the other hand," gpps n°w camped along the Is-
he said, "is already in debt ! rael border Mr. Appel said, "Is-
and the people live on less than ' r^   >s  prepared   to   contribute
30 cents a day per person."
"Thc Arabs are not committed
to   getting   better   living   conditions for their own people but,
to   destruction   of   a   tiny   little
tree State," Mr. Appel declared.
"If Israel is able to provide
a haven ior more than a million
demoralized, destroyed Jews,
surely the Arab world with all
its oil wealth should be able
to provide better conditions for
their own people," lie said.
lo any international fund to care
for these refugees provided their
rehabilitation is part of a general programme of peace."
"Arabs in Israel right now
enjoy maximum equal rights
with Israelites," he said. "They
have the same social legislation
and are represented ia Parliament as an minority ynuip."
"No combination of Arab
states will ever eliminate democracy in the Middle East
through   military   action,"   Mr.
"Israel stands on  record  that   AppCl    cVclared.    "There    is    a
her government  is   prepared   to   military  power  that   could,"  he
said,   "but   she   is   not   an   Arab
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 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.
fie wl
of a
of   Ta
lbs. 7
. .
MATZ and
Lautsch Tailors
same   location
548 Howe St.        TA. 4715
Special Student Rates Friday, November 23, 1658
Six UBC students and graduates are represented in "New
Voice of 1956" an anthology of
Canadian campi writing published recently by J, M. Dent &
Four were former members
of Dr. Earle Birney's Creative
Writing class, and one, Mrs. Betty Lambert, is taking the course
this year.
Mrs. Lambert is represented
by a short story, "The Pony,"
in the anthology. She is a three-
time creative writing scholarship winner, and spent two years
working in radio.
Jerry Gilbert, how working
with CBUT, has a poem, "The
Mink Flied," in the book.
Born in Calgary, at attended
school in Vancouver and Toronto before coming to UBC for
two years of arts. When at UBC,
Gilbert was famous as one of
the founding fathers of the Critics Circle.
Maurice Gibbons,  last year's
famous Ubyssey cartoonist—his
pen-name was "Magi"— has two
pieces, "Relativity," a poem, and
"Amid the Alien Corn," which
was  first   published   in   Raven,
the   UBC    Literary   magazine
Maurice was founder of UBC's
humour magazine, Pique, which
will reappear this year. Before
^tending    the    UBC,    Gibbons
taught   elementary   school   for
two years.
UBC graduate Joanna Gordon
has a short story "Tono" in the
book. Miss Gordon graduated
last year with a BA in Spanish
and English.
Heather Spears has five poems
in the book. "Four Visions in an
Asylum," based on summer mental hospital work, and " A Birthday Poem." Heather spent two
years at Vancouver's School of
Arts, and won the 1956 Emily
Carr scholarship for foreign art
Marny Sick is the final UBC
poet represented in the anthology with "As A Child." A graduate of Crofton House school and
UBC, she was the 1956 winner
of the McMillan Publishing
prize for the best short story
written on a B.C. campus.
by Dick Bibler
1       FRJCKY A9*%Pt>tTYO0RHlf' VKOVOT."
Dimes March Gets
Redshirt Support
The Engineering Undergraduate Society takes pride in
announcing two hours of hell-raising fund-raising for the
Crippled Children's Fund.
A silverfish, sighted in Brock
Hall on January 14, 1956, was
quickly subdued by Janitor
George Deavin, and can now
be seen, still wriggling, in a
bottle of formaldehyde in the
Wesbrook Building.
Judges for the anthology were:
CBC's Ontario programme director, Ira Gilbert; University of
New Brunswick's Desmond Pa-
cey, and UBC's Dr. Earle Birney.
Thirty-nine students from 16
universities have work published in the booK. McGill leads the
way with ten published students,
Toronto lags behind with four.
The festivities will start next
Thursday at noon and will continue for a full two hours but
collections for the March of
Dimes will go on from class to
class all morning.
The campaign will be highlighted by a football game between the Home Ec. girls and
the Nurses. 	
It will also feature a chariot
race, a calliope from the Shrin-
ers (who sponsor the PNE circus
every year), a car washing contest, and a spitting contest.
Soothing music will be supplied by the Lady Godiva Royal
Open Monday to Friday - 11:30 to 1:30
SCM Clothing
Drive Successful
UBC's Student Christian Movement has collected over
600 pounds of warm, winter clothing to send to Hungarian
freedom fighters.
Asus To
Try For
Arts and Science Undergraduate Society will make another
attempt to get a quorum this
ASUS made its appearance on
campus as a vehicle for arts-
men. Its stormy and precarious
career almost came to an end
last week when only 60 people
turned up for the general meeting.
PRO Mike Kent indicated that
ASUS is still on trial with the j
AMS for its existence. Kent said
the ASUS "is the only medium
through which artsmen can express their opinions and engage
in effective action."
Charles Hamori, himself an
Hungarian student who escaped
in 1951, is in charge of the Drive.
"We've taken the clothing
down by truck to the Rev. Fred-
erick Metzger of the Hungarian
Presbyterian Church," he said.
"It will be shipped from there
to International Red Cross head*
quarters in Holland and from
there to Austria," he said.
Clothing drive continues next
week. Any type of warm clothing or underwear should be
brought to the SCM room in the
The University of British Col-
lumbia is the second largest
English speaking University in
Canada. The 982-acre campus
is located on the tip of scenic
Point Grey on the outskirte
of Vancouver.
Your old double breasted suit
... to be made into a smart
new single breasted model
with the new trim notch lapel.
549 Granville PA. 4649
Where there's drama...
'herever lovely women gather . . . wherever exciting
things happen . . . you'll find the fabulous
KITTEX—fashion-leading for fall in new full-fashioned
super 70's fine Botany, new dressmaker creations,
new full-fashioned collars, new Pettal Orlons, new hi-bulk
heavy knits, and ever popular lambswool.
Colours and range of new styles
utterly breathtaking!
At good shops everywhere.
Look for the name fQM£4ts   « 5i,-*.
Friday, November 23, 1951
Birds Meet Leafs In
Tilt At Varsity Gym
Can Take
Top Place
In their final tuneup before the Totem tournament, UBC
Thunderbirds meet Cloverleafs Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Memorial gym. j
In   an   earlier   contest,   Birds- , ' , I
...      r   ,i    ibia      ci.-.r.r.'cd that "we also made a  lot oi
n.ptH'd  the Leafs  36-34.    Since,
Ham. L'L1C has lost twice in Al- mistakes out there that, .vninstj
hemi and roundly drubbed the a belter team, wmlcl •■••■. w '.miled,
Cmwnlale     Hillsides,     another; us." !
With  a win
Saturday ni;
Sea-Fun   op.
it  in i\iiii
UBC Jayvees ionic! wall have
sole possession oi first place in
the Vancouver and District senior 'A' basketball league.
That is, on condition that Cloverleafs lose their second game.
Jayvees are tied for first place
with the Leafs at the present
Coach Peter Millins would
not commit himself on his prediction of the game. "IF Win-
alade keeps shooting like he did,
IF we score over 80 points, IF
our defence improves a little, we
SHOULD win," was his comment.
Mullins i.s sticking with his
starting lineup that won against
Eilers last week which consists
of Glen Drummond, Ken Win-
sladc, Dave Treleven, Ray Gailloux and Bob Zalkowitz.
The only reason why wobils
urgiate without stopping for
most ot their existence is because they contemplate the basic
insignificance of their revolute.
si nine city team. Cloverleafs, in
the meantime handily took their
League opener against Ljea-1'uii.
For Leaf mastermind Duk
Penn, formerly coach of the
UBC Jayvees, victory would be
especially satisfying.
His team, like the Birds, is
short on height. His most dangerous scorers are veteran sharpshooter   Chuck  Dean,   ex-Thun-
All this week llmdmarch has
Icon w'orkmn hard to correct
tlr>se mistakes.
If the Birds come along rapidly in thc next two weeks, there
is a slight chance they may take
part in a Christmas season tournament in Alaska.
An invitation has been received, but Athletic Director, Bus
Philips, cautions that unless they
derbird pivot Ernie Nyaugh and! are guaranteed travelling expen
the   two    Mulherns,    Leo   and  ses, the trip is impossible.
In the Thunderbird camp, acting coach Bobby Hindmarch is
satisfied, but not overly enthusiastic about his team's progress
Concerning Saturday's game,
Hindmarch figures "we should
be ten points better than the
Leafs." But he stresses thc word
"should"  because at this stage,
"We looked good in spots last \ the Birds are very much a hot
week," he admitted; but caution-1 and cold ball club.
. . . Ken Wiebe
Bruce Motor-
Cartage Ltd.
For the use of their truck and driver
during the
string tackle for the 'Birds
in '55, was one of fuor draft
choices from all over Canada
who remained with his team
with his team for the entire season. O'Flanagan was
playing for the Toronto Argonauts   in   the   '5(5   season.
The development of John
Fetzwig must be credited to the
incredible fact that his father
was a pretzel bender.
The difference between
Second Best...
and Best is often the balance
in your Savings Account
Butterfield Says...
No Interest Due
To Pure Publicity
Luck ol' student interest in athletics was discussed at a
nvns' at'leiic mcMim; Wednesday. Public Relations Officer
John <'iiltorlivlcl :i;r:; hi. vkw, on the matter in this column.
At Wednesday's Mens' Athletic meeting there was a
thorough discussion of the lack of .student interest in athletic and particularly in the spectator sports. When the
question was raised, the immediate reaction of the meeting
was to point out that in order to draw crowds, we must
win games. This it not altogether the case.
This attitude seems to me to be a means of easy ecape
from the problems. It might be noted that last year we had
one of the best basketball teams seen on this campus in a
long time. The 'Birds won a good share of the games and all
scores were very close, yet the average truiTiber of students
attending each of the conference games was less than 200.
Further on in this same discussion someone suggested
that another reason for poor attendance might be the lack
of showmanship and high-pressure publicity involved in the
presentation of spectator sports. As basketball became the
key subject of the discourse, it was suggested.that in order
to attract crowds, elaborate halftime displays might be prepared as drawing cards. One person advocated hiring a strip-
teaser on a six-game package deal basis.
There are people who like strippers and there are
almost as many people who like basketball games, but
making a show out of a ball-game appears to me to defeat
the primary purpose of .staging the game: that is to provide
fair competition and enjoyment for the participants and in
so doing, in the ease of spectator sports, to allow members
of the public to benefit from watching a good game.
It is my opinion that neither winning nor shwmanship
provide the full answer. I feel that if less emphasis were
given to the RAH-RAH-get-out-and-support-your-team altitude, and an effort were made to approach publicizing
and reporting of campus sports from the point of view of
the average student's interest in the game as a competition,
then a sound step would be taken toward encouraging a
more mature student attitude to our spectator sports.
A large number of people ignore UBC athletics simply
because of the tendency of our publicity to use several
negative-superlatives in the place i,-f a paragraph on constructive ciiticism. The majority of potential spectators are
easilly affected by the PRINTED WORD, and it doesn't
take much uninspired reporting to make a student avoid
identifying himself in any way with our athletic teams.
If a news article says the 'Birds have played the sort of a
game one shouldn't be caught dead at, then the potential
spectator makes sure he WON'T be caught dead at any games
and that's all there is to it.
It doesn't take many students with this sort of outlook
to set a tone in thc University of general indifference- to college sports, and that is certainly the tone which has been
set at UBC. In Wednesday's athletic meeting the course
of discussion made all the delegates painfully aware of this
situation and as a result, a five-man committee was set up
to report on possible means of remedying the problem.
Bearing in mind the approaches of improved performance,
showmanship and better public relations, this committee
headed by letterman Stan Glasgow, will try to provide
a long overdue reappraisal of tho position of UBC spectator
sports in relation to the .students and to the general public. We hope that interested students will support Stan
in this project and offer what suggestions they may have
for  the   consideration   of  his   committee.
Apply for your Passport
to Better Living at
your nearest Branch of the
Bank of Montreal
Your Campus Branch in the
Administration  Building
Birds Have Cood
Chance To Be First
UBC's soccer 'Birds meet Pils-
eners, the bad boys of the First
Division Mainland Soccer League Saturday at McBride Park
at 2 p.m. in a ;;ame that will
decide Ihe present League leadership.
'Birds are at present one
point behind, but have played
one game less than the Pib,
and are consequently in a good
position to win the first half
of  the   League.
Sunday the Chiefs, who lo-it
to   BarrhiiUuns   2-1   last   v.am'.i,
meet   Sunsets   at   UBC's   A..,",ie|
field. Game lime is :'. p v Friday, November 23,  1956
UBC Eight Crew Places Second
Four-Oared  Crew Triumphs;
Aussies Take Eight-
Four  Beats Germany
Thunderettes    Win     Puckst©rS   Win
UBC's four-oared rowing crew came through with a smashing victory in the first heat of the Olympic trials in Australia.
The four men responsible for this upset are cox Archie
McKinnon, Lome Lormer, Walter D'Hondt and Don Arnold.
UBC eight, facing the toughest
competitors in the draw, placed
second to Australia in the eight-
oared   competition.
With all the publicity centring around the eight-oarcd crew
from B.C., nobody paid much
attention to the four. They not
only won but actually ran away
from t he rest of the field. They
finished with a time of 6:36.6.
Germany came in second. Aus-
; traiia third and Denmark fourth.
In the remaining four-oared
heats U.S. beat out France and I
! Cuba with a time of 6:59.2; Russia won over Hungary, 6:39.7,
and Italy beat Poland and Finland  6:41.9.
The four teams will draw
again   lor   the   semi-finals.
Canada was beat by a scant
1.3 seconds in thc first heat of
the eight-oared competition.
Australia, one of the strongest
crews ever to represent that
country, finished first with a
time of 6:05.8. Canada followed
with 6:07.1, USA was third with
6:09.1 and Britain placed fourth
with   6:23.9.
Only team eliminated in the
meet was Britain. However, they
are not out of the running as all
losers will race as will all winners, and victors of these sprints
will match strokes in the final.
The Australian eight, who
have a team average of 193
pounds and feel quite at home
in the shallow waters are slight
favorites to come out on top
in  the finals.
U.S. crew, with all their experience and confidence, dropped slightly in thc odd-makers'
books, the Yale eight were in top
shape and showing good form
in practice; however, the poor
course was giving them trouble.
Comparison of the crews and
their styles and equipment has
been the talk of the rowing village at Balarat. The Japanese
crew showed up with a 48-foot
aluminum and plastic shell and
a 145-pound average weight.
They and UBC are thc youngest
ciews in Ihe compt t;tinn. The
Swedish eight also produced a
new shell dc.-ign of plastic which
will pl.'iiie the water instead of
knifing it.
Their Second Game
UBC Thunderettes won their
second game of the season
in the city "A" womens' basketball league by defeating
Chalmers by a decisive score
of 53-29.
Led by top scorers Louise
Heal and Marguerite Lambert,
who scored a total of 23
points, the Varsity sqaud maintained a high pace throughout
the game, cutpassing and out-
checking the Chalmers in
every play.
Drummond Is
Last year Thunderbird basketball coach, Jack Pomfret, made
a big gamble when he moved
Barry Drummond, a rookie who
had played forward in his one
year of Jayvee ball, into a first
string guard spot.
However, Pomfret never made
& better move. Before the season
was over Drummond was a mainstay   of   one   of   the   strongest
teams UBC had ever produced.
This season even more is ex-!
peeled of him. He is now famii-!
Jar with thc guard position and
■has a year of tough  conference ,
competition behind him. ]
Barry is still not the smoothest   guard  on   the  squad.  There!
are   better   dribblers   and   pos-'
smiy   better  ball   handlers.   But
there   lire   no  stronger   two-way
Barry owed  his promotion  to.
last   yenr's   Varsity   largely   be-1
, cause    of    his    defensive   skills. '
He   is   an   aggressive   and   tcia-
liou.-   < hecker,   who   sepeializes
in   call  stealing,  and   his  height
i..amm ,iim a strong rebounder.
OM'moiveiv,   his   favorite  wea
eon   is  a   long  one-handed   push.
'li is   vi .if   he   is   also   showing
;.:■   improved   jump-shot   and   is
driving nuidi holier for lay-ups.
S.>   far   lie   lias   been   the   'Birds
most    consistent    scorer.
With the 'Birds knee-deep in
guard.- iV'is sea-'on and short in
mrm.u'cea Bariv may be switch-
id .vu'k to his old position. But
-,1m- v. on'!  a   ,k<   too much difer-
UBC Plays
North Shore
Undefeated Varsity meet'
North Shore All-Blacks in Miller
Cup competition at Varsity Stadium Saturday at 2:30. The
Chiefs, only unbeaten team in
Miller Cup play, are in second
place behind Kats who have
one loss but have played two
more games than UBC.
In the second division, Bell-
Irving Cup play, the four UBC
teams play each other. Braves
meet Tomahawks on the Aggie
Field at 1:30 and the Redskins
and Papooses follow at 2:30.
Kats, who were officially censured for their rough play against
a Vancouver side two weeks
ago will play Meralomas at Balaclava Park. As Vrsity has two
games in hand, a win by the
'Lomns would permanently sink
the '55 Miller Cup champs.
Three, Lose Two
With all the "red-hot basketball teams stealing the glory
on the campus, the UBC ice-hockey team has been left out
in the cold recently.
In fact, when mentioning the
'Bird hockey club to various
people, the general statement
has been, "So UBC does have
a hockey team."
Well, UBC does have a hockey
team . . . and a darn good one,
at that.
Dr. Donnelly's ice-men started
the season somewhat poorly by
losing their first two games.
Training and practice have paid
off, however and they won their
last three, scoring a 2-0 shutout
against Burns in their last game
on Sunday to put them in a first
place tie with Harwood.
The pucksters have great
hopes for breaking the tie Sunday morning when they play
Coach   Ron   Donnelly   —   al-
t though  he doesn't  say  much—
said his team should be at the
top of the league at the end of
the season.
Dates for the annual Hamber
Cup playoffs have been tentatively set for Feb. 5 and 6. The
'Birds will make another attempt to regain the trophy,;
which has been won by the
University of Alberta for thc ■
past   two   years,   in   Edmonton.
Donnelly is taking a trip to
Edmonton at Christmas which
will give him a chance to scout
the  opposing team.
am    type
■I'   V 111're
a  ".id      la
Until It Is TOO LATE
In many parts of the world people are trying to resist
aggression with little but their bare hands. This is brave,
but ineffective.
If Canada were involved in a war would you be brave
but ineffective?
In C.O.T.C. you have an opportunity to acquire the skills
and training which fit you to defend your country.
Applications for the fall term of C.O.T.C. must be made
by November 30th, 1956.
Applications for the spring term of C.O.T.C. cannot be
made until January 1956
Apply Ur.
This w a poliretiwuv    Dick w**»
thc ixil.eciiiuri. JUnc s*?* tin"
i.>oli<'cm.u!. T!\«> both s««' Sii*'
pat'mnutii   hk> Mina    hi»   Wood)
m ;,!• tir
Rt'sidem Stn'ii Officer
Friday, November 23, 1956
by Dick Bibler
Federal Government Opportunities
The Civil Service of Canada is a^ain offering hundreds
of attractive positions to university graduates and those
who expect to graduate in 19.")".
Your University Placement Officer now has folders describing the various classes. The opportunities are so
diversified there are opportunities for graduates from
almost every faculty.
You are invited to get copies of those pamphlets of interest to you.
Examination details and summer employment requirements will be available shortly.
For additional information
please write to :
Civil Service Commission, Ottawa
Specifying the field  or  fields of  interest.
Politics have rocked eastern
campuses during the past few
At Xavier University in
Quebec, president of the Student Political Association,
Tom Blanchard resigned suddenly because "I can no longer do the job with a clear conscience.''
Certain matters have been
brought to my attention," Mr.
Blanchard said, "and they
make it almost impossible for
me to act in an unbiased manner."    He did not elaborate.
At the same time the campus Social Credit party withdrew from the organization,
because president Bill Morris-
sey, who was resigning his position because "I can't afford
the time," could not find anyone to replace him at the helm.
*      *      *
At the University of Toronto a poll by the campus paper
Varsity disclosed that the majority of students "are ready
to fight." Most students who
answered "Yes" to the question "Would you fight if your
country went to war?" did so,
because "Canada is worth it."
One, who didn't give his
name, expressed the general
consensus of opinion when he
The Hope Of Christmas
Seeing the ugliness in their
world, the group in the Bethlehem stable might have cried,
"Look what the world has come
to!" Instead they said, "Look
what has come to the world!"
December Reader's Digest
tells us how, despite the grim-
ness of the atomic age, we all
can find hope in the timeless
message of Christ. Get your
December Reader's Digest today: 39 articles of lasting interest including the best .from
current magazines, books, condensed to save vour time.
said "Canada is the greatest
democracy in the world and, if
necessary, is worth dying for.
Somebody will have to do it.
Why not me?"
* *      *
At the second of a series of
Mission meetings, at the U of
T, Rev. J. R. Scott spoke to a
capacity audience on "The
Facts of Sin."
The Reverend advised students that "God is not a namby-pamby sugar daddy," and
told them to reject sin and
achieve "an intimate union
with Christ." Four members
of the audience walked up the
centre isle to accomplish this
* *       *
Princeton movie critic R. M.
Rehder, in his column "At the
Flicks," unwittingly contradicted Ubyssey critic Mike
Matthews when he praised the
movie "Tea and Sympathy."
"John Kerr," says Rehder,
"gives a performance that is
excellent to the last detail."
"Mr. Kerr's," says Matthews,
"dopey hero suggests, rather
than effeminacy, an affinity
for 'horse', or perhaps a perpetual hangover."
"Miss Kerr," says Rehder,
"is excellent."
"Miss Kerr," says Matthews,
"is pallid and fluttery."
The moral of this story is:
il yon don't agree with Ubyssey critics shut up or transfer
te> Princeton.
Also at Princeton, an appeal
by a student committee to allow singer Paul Robeson to
appear on campus has been
turned down by the faculty.
The students, feeling that
"Robeson's art has been suppressed," because he admits
to Communist leanings. The
administration gave no reason
for rejecting the request.
* *       *
At McMaster the president
of the Debating Union was
"stunned" when a much-publicised debate attracted an audience of four.
Typing and mimeographing—
Apex Typing Service—Mrs. F.
M. Gow. Moderate rates, accurate work. 4456 West 10th. AL.
Small Dance or Jazz Band.
If you want to join please phone
AL. 3156-L.
Help wanted — two fireball
students to sell subscriptions to
the Can. Universitv Post during
Xmas holidays. Attractive com-
mision rate, some leads supplied.
Phone Mike Jeffrey at AL. 2120
between 6 and 6:30 p.m.
|     Lost—Lady's wine Parker *51
I pen, silver cap on Fridav night.
Phone Ritz at WA 2-7164.
Lost—Pair of glasses Tuesday,
between auditorium and parking
lot.    Phone George, DE 6889-Y.
Would the person who took
my blue croyden burburry from
the Brock on the morning of
Friday, Nov. 16, please phone
Bill at WA 2-1782. Thanks.
Will boy who found my loose-
leaf please return it to Filmsoc
club room. L. Goldsmith.
Will the car that gave me a
ride from 4th and Sasamat on
Friday, Nov. 16, at 8.30 a.m.,
please return the umbrella I left
in the back seat to the College
Shop, Brock Hall.
Ride Wanted—Vicinity of Renfrew and Charles. Call HA 7412-
M after 6 p.m. Ask for Jim.
Chinese Varsity Club— Anyone interested in working on one
of the committees for the coming basketball game and dance,
please meet a tHL 2 on Friday,
12.30 noon.
For Sale — Men's ski boots,
size 9l-i, excellent condition.
Phone Don at ALma 2869-R.
120 Bass Marazza Accordion,
first rate condition. Reasonable
price. Phone KE. 4011.
Essays typed by experienced
Steno. Quick service. Phone AL.
President said that "the de-
batee will continue as long as
the debaters are willing to
debate." He added that the
debating program planned will
be followed "in spite of the
usual McMaster apathy."
•'..; ■•?,>"
1 i  ii |i >• •<, v..
Almost  a  College  Institution...
Collared, V-ed and turtled necked! Fine,
classic and bulky knits! Practical, pretty and
sports-type stylings! We've got them all . . .
in colours bright or muted to suit your fancy.
Newly popular cardigan styling with low pockets, wide coL
lar.   Yellow, Kelly,  powder,  ruby,  natural,  navy  and  royal
Sizes 3li to 40. Each  12.95
Our own BIRKDALE, fully fashioned. Super Quality lambswool. Classic
pullover in green or grey mix, charcoal, wine, red, navy, coral, powder,
beige or burnt orange.   Sizes 38 to 44. EATON   Price,  each  8.95
EATON'S Sportswear—Second Floor
Men's Furnishings—Main Floor
Telephone MA 7112


Citation Scheme:


Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics



Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            async >
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:


Related Items