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The Ubyssey Feb 19, 1953

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III .^iCftnmRAn Red Cross has announced that
 unless blood donations increase today, they
will be forced to close the campus clinic
As this is the only clinic operating in B.C.,
they must obtain at least 1,000 pints a week
to fill B.C. requirements. If UBC will not
co-operate there is no alternative, as each day
lost may well mean a life.
Faculty totals to date are as follows: Forestry leads with 100 per cent and Social Work
is a good second with 80 per cent of quota.
Nursing has 65 per cent, Agriculture 58 per
cent, Applied Science 52 per cent, Physical
dents Fail In Support Of Drive
Education 42 per cent, Home Economics 46
per cent, Pharmacy 40 per cent, Commerce
39 per cent, Pre Med 36 per cent, Arts 35
per cent, Law 31 per cent, Meds 19 per cent,
Architecture 12 per cent, and Teacher Training 11 per cent.
Total blood donations come to 1,991, only
49.8 per cent of campus enrollment. Only 140
qstudents donated on Tuesday and only 135
yesterday. In order to attain total, 300 are
needed every day. Out of the 49.8 per centage
15.4 were rejects.
So far five Canadian Universities have reported totals.   They are the University of
Montreal with 55 per cent of their quota, Dal-
housie with 52 per cent, Queen's University,
35 per cent, McGill, 25 per cent, and the
University of Toronto, 10 per cent.
It has taken the Red Cross since November
to streamline the taking facilities to enable
students to go through the clinic at 55 an hour.
We are getting 12 an hour.
Tuesday afternoon at the Filmsoc shows a
Red Cross Volunteer Worker was on hand
to take donor appointments. Out of an attendance of 250 she got two donors.
Another well known visitor to the campus
blood clinic was Bill Herbert of tbe CBC who
on Monday became the 1-millionth donor.
Mr. Herbert said that "giving blood has become a habit with me."
Publicity acquired for UBC from the drive
includes TV shots of clinic to be shown on
CBC Toronto, and Radio shows on CKWX
and CKMO.
The 15,000th UBC donor is due to pass
through the clinic shortly and there is a
very strong rumor circulating that he or
she will be 'rewarded with two bottles of
PRICE 5c; No. 50
ALL EXCITED while pinning up the costume of pleased
chorus merrtbei- Babs Stobbs is' bespectacled and grinning
Doug Bell, backstage at Mussfoc's "Firefly". The production is a musical comedy, and features such favorite
songs as the "Donkey Serenade". Presentation was hailed
enthusiastically by the student audience Monday night, and
shows every indication of being a complete success.
Presentation Of Firefly
Makes Hit With Students
Enthusiastic applause proclaimed Mussoc's production of
Firefly an outstanding success Monday night in the Auditorium.
Music of Rudolph Friml, flashing costumes, and the colorful
setting transported the audience from the New York of the
1900's across the Carribean to the lush island of Bermuda.
The plot deals with the situations*	
Underhill, Gillies Capture
Veep, Sophomore Positions
Nominations are open for the Honorary Activities
Awards. They may be submitted to Geoff Pringle any noon-
hour ln the AMS office. Deadline is March 15.
Following are the qualifications:
1. He or she must have made outstanding contributions
to the Alma Mater Society of the University in the way of
service and/or leadership.
2. He or she must have been active in extra-curricular
activities at UBC for at least one year prior to the^ear in
Which his or her name is submitted for the HAA.
3. He or she must not be a member of students' council
at the time his or her name is submitted for the award.
Steinson Fixes Voting
Charge Political Parties
Doug Stejnson, Liberal Club President, has been charged
with fixing yesterday's political preference ballots.
AMS president Ragnbir Basi announced that the ballots
will be frozen until the political groups come to a decision
regarding Steinson's actions.
Returning Officers Sigh
As Hectic Elections End
Ubyssey  Election  P.eporter
Final members of 1953-1954 Students' Council were added
late Wednesday after almost five hectic hours of counting
preferential ballots.
Elected were Dick Underhill for the vice-presidency and
Bob Gillies as sophomore member.
Elections committee was forced to count twice to the fifth
recount in the sophomore balloting because of losing 34 ballots
the first time.  No difficulties were encountered in the vice-
president race.
In the  latter contest   Underhill♦ ■ "~
away  collecting  704  votes  in
first  count with Thomas get-
which arise when an Italian street
ginger masquerades as a boy valet
on a yacht full of bachelors bound
for Bermuda.
The costumes were bright and
multi-colored, and during the dance
routines, the lights played on them
In such a way as to give a kaleido-
seoplc effect on the stage.
The chorus, although exhibiting
n mild case of first night jitter-;.
?,»ive an excellent show, especially
in such numbers a« "Tommy Atkins on Parade" nnd "Call me
The comedy ouo oi Barbara
Ovvyther and John Chappel per
lornied ii boisterous "Latest l!.in,"
from I'aris." .Vl'irlon Crlckmuy and
Jerry '.ecovln were also very effective  in   comedy   relief.
Th ('Firefly will be presented on
Thursday, Friday and Saturday of
this week at N:l."> in the Auditorium.
Tickets on sale at Kelly's on
Seymour, $1.00 and rfl.2.'..
UBC Lecturer
CLU Award
Mr. W. Ci. Ulack, Immigration of-
I'icer and part-iime psychology lecturer tit l'HC   was presented witii
I the darnel Sedgwick award for
his   work   in  the  field  or civil  lib-
' ertles.
lilack Iris been working to promote citizenship among immigrant-
and minority groups in B.C.. and
in l!i:!!i and lttlli collaborated with
Sen. ('airline Wilson of Ottawa in
organizing the Canadian Refuget
Honorary president of the Campus liranch. Civil Liberties Union.
Mr.    II.    M.   Hawthorne   made   the
Mock Parliament elections werj.
held yertterduy in conjunction with
the A.VS elections. The voting was
to determine the leading campua
party and official opposition for
a mock "Dominion Parliament session."
Members   of   the   CCF,   Socred
groups have charged that Steinson
obtained   ballots   on   the  day   preceding the voting with the  Inteti
tion  of  stuffing  the  ballot  hoxe-
Ubyttey   reporters   have   contacted  one  student  who  admit-
ed that he voted twice. He said
Steinson gave him the extra ballot.
Stslnson denied the charges. Ho
claimed he issued only two blank
ballots aa specimen tor the CCF
and  Social  Credit executives.
"If   they   used   these   ballots,   it
was an act of bad faith," Steinson
However, Socred vice-president
John Redekop claimed that Stein
son, when accused, told members
of the Social Credit executive: "I?
you want lo you can stuff them
I the ballot boxes). If we want to.
we shall stuff them too.''
"Biggest hunch of crooks I ever
saw," was Redekop's opinion of th'
'Doug Steinson cooked this ele.
tion,"   charged   Ian   Seymour,   PC
CCF member Walter Schoen wi»-
(Continued on Page 3)
Rabbi Kogen
Speaking on "Anti-Semitism a
IViromeier of Protherhood". Rabbi
David Kogen told students thai
anti-semitlsm "is a peg on which
to hang a   bias."
Remarking   on   anti-semitism   in
Vancouver   as   witnessed   by   soni"
downtown   clubs    golf   clubs   and
i restricted    ureas.    Kogen    labelled
] niiti-seinitis    iikis    "an    unmistake
able sign of a diseased society."
He pointed out that Jews arc
convenient scapegoats and that
Ihey are regarded as "outsiders'
who should not be allowed to compete with natives of a country, j
i * I
1     Discussing    the    Russian    policy
towards Jews, speaker pointed out I
March.    He    has    been    resident     (diver    Symphony    Orchestra    for   that  "it  is e-.ident  that  Russia  has'
Ira.   'which    will   appear    iu    the.     (oudiiclor     of     the      Vancouver     the present  season. 'been   attempting   to   break    i!iplo-|
gymnasium,    noon    hour,    tumor-      Symphony Orchedru for the prcs-       Hard Cham'oer Orchestra at   Rob-     malic    relations    with     Israel    for;
row,    Feb.    ^0.    will    lie    led    hy       cut   season. in   Hood Dell. I some  time."
lie  asserted   that   the  dessinilne
Billets for high sohool students attending their annual
conference at UBC February
26, 27 and 28 are urgently
The delegates will bo staying
three nights and only one meal,
breakfast, will be required
from the bllletee.
Anyone who can provide accommodation ia asked to
please call either Don Jabour
at KE. 1934L or contact the
Conference Committee In the
High School Office In Brock
tlng'442 and Jukeman a close third
with   ;;76;   oS   were   spoiled.   The
final count showed the victor wltn
f'31 while second finisher, Thomas.
had 570.
In early tabulations figures
showed that it might he a close
race between Underhill and Juke-
man. This was due to Jakeman's
heavy support in the Engineering
building. After the fourth ballot
box had been counted, however,
indications showed that Underbill
would  win  easily.
The situation was much different
ln the sophomore contest. After
the first count It showed two candidates running close with a third
'threatening:. .Standing ' first was
(illlies with .107, second was Tlodgt
with 115 and third was Carol Gregory with 21fi.
In fourth was Bossons with 201
with fifth place taken by Jefferson
with 178. Drayton, last candidate,
polled only 91 votes and wn« the
first eliminated.,
Drayton's votes, few as they
were, were divided mostly by Miss
Gregory and Bossons. Miss Gregory got 26 of them and Bossons
14. Gillie* extended his slight lead
over Hodges when he polled 19
to the hitter's tliree. Jefferson got
11 and was consequently eliminated.
The third count showed Gillies I
still leading with 438 and Hodges
staying second with 168. Miss Gregory pulled well ahead to hold her
third spot with 117 ballots In her
Hosrtons polling only 269 votes
was the next sophomore candidate
to fall by the wayside.
Miss   Gregory   felt   the   blade   of
the axeman when she failed to re-
(Continued  on   Page  3)
Tween Classes
Jokers Tangle
With Redshirts
of entertainment the Jokers and
Engineers suggst that students attend the Joker-EUS "basketball"
game in the Memorial Gym, 12:30
today. Both clubs hint that they
will have a few things unusual up
their sleeves. Charlie Sprlggs.
Joker prexy, said that the gym will
he a shambles after the game.
*V *r *r
SIOLOGY CLUB presents the
film "The Weather" ln Biology
100  12:30 today.
*v **r ▼
NEWMAN CLUB starts the first
in a series of weekly discusaions
on religious topics in HL 6, 12:30
today, HL 6 is next to the Newman
Club house.
*r *V V
MARINE MAGIC, a formal dance
sponsored by the dance club, will
take place in the Brock Hall, Friday, February 27. The price is $2
per couple.  Everyone Is  welcome.
t" V *T*
LITERARY and Scientific Executive is holding a meeting lor all
< lub presidents or their representatives within the L83 tomorrow in
the Club Room of the Brock. The/
will discuss budget problems and
a ne worganizalional system within the I.SK.
*f* *r V
FILMSOC will present "Monsieur
Vincent", French dialogue and English subtitles in aid of the Campus
Flood Relief Drive today in the
auditorium 12:30-—2:30.   Admission
Symphony Plays Tomorrow
Vancouver   Symphony   Orelies-
priiniiiu'iit  conductor   Irwin   Hofi-
This tne liist appearance on
the campus oi this ccadedra ill
three   years.
Admission charge will tu 2.">
cent . lor ,1 adonis and .~d cuts
im   ail   olheis,
I'rolege     ol      Hie      late     Serge
Recently    Hoffman    was    con
firm   of  fuels   could   he  done   much
K..ussevl!zi,y.    Hoffman    worked      dector  and   musical   director   for     |)pttfir   ,)y  ril|.isti,ins   th.m   ,(,u.s
with     him    al     Tanglewood     for    •  the  Martha  Graham  Dance Coin-
three MMMiii.. In  Ilt.",n he worked       puny.
w Hi    I ,i»ona : il   Item..I ein  as  Knus-
M'l ii '.K \  •■   .e-si'-l a ill,
"Wo   risk   losing   what   the   Jew>
have lo offei   to society hy condon
In   I !>4S  he  organized   the   Bronx   ing  anlisomil ism,"  he  added,
Symphony   Orchestra,   ami    later He   also   claimed   ilia'   toleralioi
lliiliman  conducted   urn cuicerls     was   appointed   condiidor   ol   the     of      anti.-.emil ism      corrupts      Ihe
lloirm.iu   conducted   a    paii    ol      <>n  :hc cmi|ic.  I.cm   March     Me has     Yoiikors        I'hilliai moiii.        S\ue     character   ot    Chri-'iinily   and   en
conceit::     on     tho     campus     last      hcdi re ..ideal, i ondudur ol  the Vail-     phony. larger,  a   capacity   lor   ciielly.
Gala "Corpuscle Capers", a dance to publicize the
current UBC blood drive, will be staged immediately following the Evergreen Conference basketball game, Saturday night in the new gymnasium.
Although no blood is to flow during the dance, officials
hope that after students enjoy themselves at this dance
they will rush to the clinic to spill their pint.
Max Buddin's twelve piece orchestra will supply the
music at this sock dance. Admission will be seventy-five
cents per couple, fifty cents single.
It has been announced that a number of pretty nurses
from St. Paul's wUl be attending.
During half time of the basketball game the Phys Ed
faculty will put on a floor display. Page 2
Thursday, February 19, 1953
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Student subscriptions $1.-" per year (indudod In AMS fees). .VInil suliscrlptloiiR $2.no
per year. Single copies five cents. Published in Vancouver throughout the University
year by the Student I'ublii-ations Board of the Alma Muter Society, University of British
Columbia. Kditorial opinions expressed herein are those or the editorial Stnff or tho
Cbyssey, nnd not nccepKtirily those of the Alma Muter Society or the University. Letter*
to tbe Editor should not he more than 150 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right to
cut Ii Iters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters received.-
Offices lu Brock Hall Kor Display advertising
HIioiih ALinii lti^l Phone ALma 3ar>3
Executive Editor, Ed Parker; Keature Kditor, Rlale Ooi'bat; city Kditor, Myra Greon;
News Kditor, Ron Sapera; Literary Krtllor, Call Klkiiiglon; CUP Kditor, Patsy Byrne;
Circulation Munager, Marion Novak; Staff Photographer, llux Lovely.
Senior Editor this Issue
Peter Sypnowlch
Desk:   Mikes   Ames,   Nonny   Sypnowlch.    Keature   Reporters-   (Iwen   Selterflold,   Elsie
(iorhnl.  Lead Reporter: 'Valerie (iarfllin.
Fourteen Pints
Last year's UBC Blood Drive record has
been beaten by Acadia University, where fill
per cent of the enrolment turned out to donate
However, there is hope yet. Yesterday 135
out of the 5,300 students at this university
turned up at the Red Cross.Blood Clinic. Let
them try and beat that as an all-time low.
$B€ has challenged universities across
Canada to compete for the Corpuscle Cup.
From reports across the country it seems that
every university is doing its utmost to win
that cup. We, on the other hand, are at the
.moment sitting back contentedly watching
others bleed for our cup.
It should be unnecessary by now to elaborate on the urgent need for blood and plasma.
Trial By Passport
Being believers in national sovereignty as
we are, we find it difficult to advise or question in matters of state. .This particularly
applies to those state matters of the USA,
which while being strictly matters of internal
policy, nevertheless affect many people outside of that country.
We do not deny her right to protect herself
a'galnst sabotage and in this action to deny
entrance to aliens, whether they be coming
for a short or long stay.
But after we have affirmed this belief we
append, in a hushed voice, Noblesse Oblige.
We feel that the US in all its awesome
power owes a little more to other less fortunate countries than flat, plain unqualified
A case in point is (hat of Dr. Denis Lazure,
ex-chairman o fthe NFCUS Internalional Affairs Commission. Dr. Lazure has worked
lor the national students organization of this
country with a fervor which speaks eloquently o fhis French-Canadian background.   '
Is he or has hf been a Communist? No!
Bis testimonies at various student meetings
and his NFCUS work shows that the most
radical label which could apply u> him is
"liberal Canadian citizen".
Fishy Eye
The queetion, "What will Socialism' he like?" is
often asked by the curious and critical, and has
often been answered in curious if not critical ways.
As a new approach, it may he siiKKcsted thai the
Mi fit' studeni has rlOIlle campus experience which
can lead hi intoward the answer. Strange, horrible.
and subversive as it may seem, some aspects of
socialism are prominent in a major campus enterprise which enjoys the suppor! of Liberals, Con-
,'iervatlves, Socreds, CCKVrs and UM'Vis. as well
us or the noil political majority of the student body.
I refer, In hushed tones, to the doubled sheet of
paper    on    which    this    column    appears the
This newspaper, il is evident, is an operntini;
example of partial socialist produlcioii. and of almost complete socialist distribution. As such il is
worthy of iuvestUal ion (stand .back, Mr. McCarthy I,
and I now propose lo ritrip il of its cloak of innocence.
Of course, as you all realize, the paper for this
dangerous periodical is produced in the orthodox
milliner by waAe-canier-,. This cost, and those
connected with the actual mechanical printitu'.' <V
the newspaper, are paid for in capitalistic currency (not money, dear Socreds: there is a dif
li'iaricel provided mil of pooled studeni funds and
by ari|iiisit ively minded advert i.-iei's. However, yon
may not realize thai a number of unorthodox, and
therefore subversive lypes actually ,i;ivo of their
time and abilities in Ihe way of reporlinu. photo-
i.-raphy, wrilinu, and arraiiueiiienl, wiihoui payment
in any form of filthy or oilier lucre, in order thai
Ilu student:', of ibis nuhc'sity may be regaled, three
lime-;    a     Week,    wilh    II e um    of    ihe    latest     athletic
•i:i ill lili-s. polilb-al I hi i mi I cut I inv,, bloodbath, or
oilier   ell I'rent   soeia I   e\ i  III .
(. i' course. I lie,,i- per,.oils will presem | he iM in ;
v. Iiicb   inli'iei   them,  and   will   presenl   llotu  as  Ihey
■see     I belli I till      il      i  :     I I lie     1 l|.||      1 he      |l.ll',rs     of     I he
l'hvs,e\ aie open lo an\ -Indent who has  one
The organizers of past blood drives have worn
themselves into a frenzy trying to put across
that point.
The Red Cross, however, closed down their
downtown clinic in order to be able to handle
the inflow of donors efficiently. Getting a
complete clinic out orfto the campus with
fourteen pints of blood to show for a morning's work is an act.of bad faith on our part,
and the Red Cross has quite rightly laid down
an ultimatum that they will leave at the end
of the week unless a much larger number of
studbnts shows up.
The odds are that we will not retain our
cup this time. We should, however, at least
lie able to show that we tried.
Is or was Denis Lazure a person who would
subvert the principles of our democracies to
an undesirable goal? * No! He has proven
time and again by statement and report that
his consuming ideal is to have Canadian democracy function on the highest possible plane.
But still Lazure has been banned from the
States. '
It seem;; unlikely under the present American policy that our question will ever be
answered. Thus, by fiat, the US labels a
Canadian citizen as "Undesirable". He has
been tried by an Immigration Law and found
Now surely the greatest power on earth
must realize there are many who will follow
its advice. Surely there will be many Canadian and other doors which will be closed to
Lazun because of this decision. A decision
whicn, because of the nature and the potent
effect of the immigration machinery, gives
lit lie promise of redress, appeal or explanation.
Noblesse Oblige, Uncle Sam. When you
get that big you have to give reasons, you
have to just.
Only a small country can afford to act in
any other manner.
—Reprinted from The Varsity.
bob loosmore
thin.!.', to say, and that any student can Kef his or
her views into print by the simple process of pre-
pni-inn a statement and dropping it into the campus
mail. Ii is the student's right to have his or her
ideas made available to the publ'e.
In the matter of distribution, the process is even
more   (perish   the   thought)   socialistic.    As   many
copies are printed an the student  body demands	
true, not enough for every student, but enough for
those who want a paper. Now, as u member of the
siudetii body (in actual practice, as a person who is
on ihe campus i each of us is entitled to a copy of
ihe student newspaper. There is no suggestion of
individual payment specifically for the paper; a
canipu; newspaper has been recognized as a social
necessity; it would he impractical lo put il on a
cash-and-carry basis. The copies are ex-posed In
public, where each person may get his own and
if he reunites more than one, there is nothing to
prevent him from corralling a dozen or more. This
In Her, however, is not I'reipient enough to disturb
ilie distributive oystein; if is not done without some
sound reason, and its effects average out. The main
point, however, which cannot he ignored, Is that the
insidious practice of socialist distribution free
access lo the goods produced has established lt«elf
on  our campus.
Insofar as democratic control over the paper is.
concerned, ihe Student Council can exercise i
certain influence. If Hie Council abuses its power.
ii cap be intimidated and over-ridden hy the General
Meeiinn Mis last years .-Indents may remember i.
The stall' ol lite paper can be similarly discipline.I
il its members fail iu their duties. I'nder presenl
conditions, one cnnnoi gel a much better system.
Il seems lhal Ihe students want a paper which
i pariially socialist in production and distribution,
winch allows iroe expression lo individuals in and
associated wilh Ihe student body, who feel that
lacy ha\e soinci hinn lo say. May Ihey continue to
fri'l thai way .and may Ihey be.i..in io apply tbe
principle in oilier  field-.;-
Soviet Exetranft
Kditor, the Ubyssey,
Lear .Sir;
Opposition to the Canadian-
Soviet student exchange Idea
slums partly from misconceptions
of tho nature of democracy, and
partly from ti distorted emphasis
on side issues.
The i|uestion to keep our eye
on this dispute is: Would the exchange help or hinder the cause
of the democratic world. We
ihiuli II Is the nature of democ-
nicy to thrive whenever nil sides
of a case are heard, and to suffer
wlienevcr any side is sup premie I.
To cut off Hludent excising* with
the Sovlel Is lo 'diminish our
i hances of hearing first hand advocates of the Soviet cuHe, and
thus weaken the validity of our
own verdict.
I'o promote the exchange is to
inereuse our knowledge of the Soviet alternative, and thus make
our decision that much more nc-
cui'.ite. We think the cause of the
democratic world will be better
nerved by dose knowledge ol
where and what Its enaniy is than
hy loose notions got at second or
third hand. We want UBC students to get some direct contaci
with freuh. authentic products of
the Soviet regime. We want to
understand the system and the
psychology we are opposing.
If these points are kept In focus
it becomes lees important that we
are unlikely to convert confirmed
StulinlBtB to our view of things iu
six months. Kven It little heud
way Is rtiude on either side we
have gained something nnd levt
nothing by keeping communications open; and it becomes almost
Irrelevant to sny that either out-
system or that of ihe Soviet wi'.l
be undermined by the exchange
students. Some of the exaggeiuted
notions expressed about the danger* of having Stalin's advocates
lu our midst have been ludicrous.
l-'inally, we think that the argument that the money Is better
spent on exchanges with student'!
In other free nations Is a poor one.
We already have interchange
with the universities of all tlio
major parts and cultures of the
free world. We have the whoh
range of cultures und phllos,
phles represented, except that of
modern Russia and China. Our
efforts would be better spent in
establishing some channel >i
communication with our major
foe than to adding to our bond.
with allies.
Vours truly,
Beverley Ourtreil, Arts ".
Walter Parker. Arts ^
lieciia   Wakhroiicbeff,
I're-Aled  :'.      '<
AND Exchange
Kditor.  the   I'byssey.
Dear  Sir;
Oik e a.^ain the 1'IIC-^oviet
students "Xchaugt! is proposed- ■ I
most recently by Dr. W. Rose ami i
Hob Loosnioiv In the Ubyssc).|
I'erhaps tlii- proponents have al-!
ready forgotten A. Y. Vishii sky s !
speech on Draft Declaration ol !
Human Rights, at I'N Genera! ;
Assembly. Dec. !i, l!MS. therefore;
I request your permission to
quote him ;
"Article at) of the draft declar••.-1
tion of human rights . . . reads:
lOvery man has the right to freedom of conviction and freedom
to express them. This right includes . . . freedom to seel;, im
reive and disseminate information and idi.is . . . irrespective of
state boundaries.'' The Soviet del
egation cannot accept the given
article . . . Indeed, tho first shortcoming of this article Is that i'
proclaims so-called freedom in
genereal freedom to disseinin
ate "Information and other ideas '
H'f. Piuvda and Mezhdunarodn-i-
ya Kniga publications).
There is given the official Soviet answer to the proponents
who expeci to exchange intornm-
tion  and other  ideas.
Mo-cover will the proponents
guarantee that the Canadian students will be permitted to return.
If Mr. Loosmore does not, know-
how many foreign "seekers of information"-—newspapermen have !
got lost, behind the Iron Curtain i
then Dr. Rose as a scholar on '
Kastern Kurnpean Affairs should
be able to tell. Perhaps Dr. Rose
could even tell the stories oi
some foreign diplomats who have
vanished there? What, about Dr.
Profi'ittlicli --a Papal N'uneio, Mr.
U'alenberg 11 think tins was hi;
name) a Swedish diplomat, Mr.
Ilirk an Kstoiiinn I'letiipoieni i
ary Minister ai the Kremlin, Mr.
Exchange Again
Kditor,   the   I'byssey.
I lear Sir:
II  seems lh.it  those who so ten
aeiously advocate the Soviet-C I-
nadian student exchange live in
a hazy rc.-rl oi misunderstandlu:;.
They evidently imagine that the
peoples cast of th.. Iron dirtui.i
have el"'ted regimes with whicn
our passionate Internationalists
vaguely disagree, but which the,.-
are prepared to recognize as the
expreascd wish of their neighbors. Hence the arguments that
the only thing necessary to break
down the curtain is to explain t'
the Kastern nations that the wish
means tic harm and will let them
live under the political system
whicn tht.v appare'itly want,
whereupon ,t golden peace wi'l
reign forever.
The reality which our friend"
have so far successfully Ignored,
is that the Communist regimes
are dictalorshlps. maintainin;;
themselvf'ri by force against the
will of the people. This may not
be easily grasped by men for
whom democracy has always been
a   matter  of  course.   Hut  if  they
accept ut least the possibility oi
this explanation, 'hey may n*-i
the idea that were those peoples
free to express I heir real wishes
they would destroy th Cnrtai'i
themselves by simply* llirowiir:
out I heir governments. They had
no en t in I'o, minn the policy <;!
hostility nnd they won't be allowed to play uny lu changing It
not peiiceiully at least. No amouii'.
of tourism can  possibly  help.
What then is the object of tho
proposed exchange? To hear i
few more Communist delegates
tellini; us how happy every nod v
is back there'.' If it (s .Misinformation thai our friends want, I'll
tell them where to get real good
Red papers . . . That may \\<>
J do believe of cour.-e, that the
Curtain won't last, lint it will bo
broken clown by tiie means used
against the late Mr. Hitler, not
by sightseeing tours.
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The University of B.C. Thursday, February 19, 1953
Lawyer Attacks MLA
For Remarks On Timber
Don Lanskail, well-known city barrister, in a speech to the
Student  Liberal   Club  attacked   "misleading"   and   "twisted"
statements made on the campus by Tony Gargrave, CCF MLA.
  j-    •• \s qu0t(»ij  in the  Ubyssey (Jar-
Now Open
For Germany
Application forms are available
In the AMS office for three scholarships   to  (lerman   universities.
Scholarships are available l'oi
the [Iniversity of Hamburg, the
University 61 Mainz and n University  of the applicants  choice.
Scholarships provide for room,
board, tuition fees, text books, hospital Insurance and $20 pocket
money per month. Travel expenses
are not covered except In exceptional cases.
The above are open for one academic year to any student who has
second year standing and who
guarantees to return to UBC for
at least one year tor further study.
Applications ,mii8t be returned by
March 1. Further information and
application forms can be obtained
at the AMS office.
Pag« 3
Late Premier's
Applications for $1500 travelling
sehoiirshlps established by the
will of the late Prime Minister
William Lyon MacKenzie King in
1850 are now lieing accepted.
Winners will he selected from
Canadian university graduates "ot
unusual worth and promise,' announced the three member board
established to award the scholar
King stated the awards were to
help Canadian students to "understand problems and policies oi
other countries which Is the basts
of  International   good   will.''
Applications must he mailed
by May 15 to Dean Walter II. Cage.
grave stated that 75 per-.iet nof the
province's lodging Is controlled by*|
lliree large 'firms whereas th-i
the truth, as easily ascert line I
from govenrnlent statistics, is tha*
these firms do only 17.1 percent of
the logging," Lanskall said.
l.anskall went on to contradi •
(iargrave's statement that Sd pe.
cent of the province's timber cut
is on the coast and that most of
this is Douglas Kir. "The truth i'-
that in 1H51 less than 41 porcen'
of the timber cut lu the coast arc-.i
of British Columbia was Douglas
Kir. and tills can easily beusce •
talnel from the provincial government figures," he charged.
Also under attack was Gat-grave'.*'
assertion    that   "Because    of   In
unique qualities we can sell Don-?
las Kir at high prices with no dif-
licitcly about   finding markets."
To this Lajiskail commented
"Douglas Kir is an outstanding
wood. However we have to se'l
this wood nil over the world in
competition, first of all, Douglai
Kir Is from the west coast of the
United States and, most Import
uiitly, with Scandinavia, Russia
and many other countries, wood*
of the latter being much closer
to markets and therefore having
it much lower Ireight rate."
Lanakail concluded his talk Instating. "It Is, in my opinion, indefensible that a man in (iargrave'p
position sluMild get up and publicly
make such complete mis-statements of fact when the facts are
WUS Prexy Revealed
As Complex Character
President elect of the Women's
Undergraduate Society is Nan
Adamson, -i very busy woman-
ubout-the-campus who Just cannot
seem to have too much to do. An
active member of Alpha Delta Pi
sorority and a representative to
Panhellenic Nan also holds an
executive position on Phrateres.
To further fill her daily schedule
she Is busy practising dancing for
the  Varsity   Ftevue.
-Nan's time  Is  not all  consume*'
i-w   ,i •
i hy extra-curricular activities, liow-J
j ever. She is one of the weird and
| wonderful  people  Who are  taking!
six  courses  including  Archaeology,
Creek.    Kcoiiomics    and    Kngiish.
After   graduating;    from    I'BC    she
plans   to  go   to   the   University   of
Washington   to  take  her   Muster'*
degree in  Library Science.
Under Nun's leadership WUS
will bo well prepared to function
efficiently and effectively, but It
will need the support of every woman on this i ampins. During Prosli
week and throughout the wholo
year uicli girl must retain an interest in, and offer her services to
this, her organization. Help Nun
to make (his a big year for VVUh'
COVETOUS ElfES of councillor Jane Banfield are being
cast on the wealth displayed by Al Hicks, EUS president.
The wealth, rolls of wrapped silver, is part of the donations
that have been made by students towatds the Campus Flood
Relief Fund.
Univei sity ol B.C..
consideration by
board comprising
M. MacKenzie of I
.lames of Mi C il
Montreal and Dr.
ton of Ottawa.
\ mic.iuver S, far
the scholarship
Dr.   Norma n   A.
'lit'. Dr. K. CyrM
Iniversity     ai
I..   W.   Blocking
Filmsoc Film
To Support
Flood Relief
Kllmsoc .Will present "Monsieur
j VJncent" today at noon In th'>
j auditorium. All proceeds will he
: given to the C.-mpus flood Belief
: Drive.
The picture will be in Krench
I dialogue, but there will be Knglis.i
j ubtitles. Admission to the film is
'.''} cents. Picture will he over a"
■Join, according to Kllnirtoc coinera-
The noon pit line next  wefk wil!
be on Tuesdax  and will be a I'.'.ister
Kenton   comedy   film   revival.
■     The   evening-  o!   the   same   nigh'
W ill   feulill'"   t he   film.   "'I lu-\     Wei"
Not    Divided."   Showings    wiil    h.
'. al  ::.-l."i, li.uti and «.15.
ressed Steinson -.landing out bal
lots to students. The Liberal president is' reported to have cried.
"Vote for the Liberals " whenever
he gave away a ballot.
The other political groups  said
that this was the first notice thev
had of the elections.
Jean McNeely, president of Parliamentary Forum, said that they
had nothing to do with this year'::
Mock   Parliament.
She said that it was entirely
Stelnson's affair; that he had the
ballots printed, and that he ar-
ranged for psopts to count them.
"Steinson misled the council ln'o
thinking that he had the full support of Die other political group-.
Actually they didn't know anything
about il." stated  Miss  McNeely.
Political  Parties
linqulsh   her   hold   on   third   spot
She had ;!82 ballots counted In he
favor   in   comparison   to   4H2   for
Hodges and ">7K for (Jillles.
Final   count   showed  (Sillies   winner    with    Th-    votes    and    Hodges1
se'-odi with thin.
I'olil ii a!    |irefi'i'ent ia !    bail 'I    w a s I
nm   counted   by   I he   dec! ion -;   cumin i: I   "       Member-    oi    I lie    |io|i: ical
clubs involved will do the counting
Miss Somerset Switched
If Miss Dorothy Somerset had
not suffered ironi stage fr'ght
when she first began givint piano lecitais she would probablv
be paving ilu way for berseli
now as one of Canada's leading
And CBC would be missing a
foremost stage director and one
of the -.nost vital workers in
Canadian  theatre.
Fortunately for I'BC dramatics, Miss Somerset's s'.age flight
soon turned to stage interest,
and the musical career for which
she had prepared herself was
thrown over for the job of theatre
CBC I'niversity Revue, which
she will co-direct with Don Wilson, is the latest dramatic venture with which she is concerned on campus, and follows the
recently produced Creek [days
of the  Kngiish department.
In addition to these directing
jobs. Miss Somerset takes charge
of dramatics for the Kxteuslon
Depiii'tiiK'iit, directs the Summer
School of the Theatre, takes
charge  of   theatre   work   for* the
The To'em queen contest has been extended for one
more day. Jerome Angel, business manager of the Totem,
announced today that tomorrow noon will definitely be the
last day for nominations, before the camera club will be
holding their final session on Saturday.
The Totem Queen, to be picked by the Totem staff,
will be chosen for her photogenic beauty. Helen Donnelly,
commentator at the WUS Fashion show has arranged for
the queen to be crowned at this event.
Each name must be submitted by some male student,
so get busy men.   For details see the story above.   Please
use ihe coupon below.
I nominate the following girl for Totem Queen:
JobutYL Qiulqjv Ballot
Phone No.
Mv name is
Phone Nn.
Department  of  Kngiish.  is  chair-
Ulan  of  the  committee   in  charge
of   the   Frederic   Woods   Theatre,
{chairman of the stage production
committee     through     which     all
stage    facilities    are    channelei^
teaches   thcntie   to   Kngiish   and
teacher    training   students,   acts
^ as   vice-chairman  of the national
H>  executive oi ihe Dominion Drama
Festival and  as  chairman ot  the
Canadian   Theatre  Conference.
Somewhat wistfully sIk> remembers tliree jobs she can no
longer lit into the schedule. Before plunging seriously into
, theatre work, she had taught
French, conducted student lours
through Kurope ami acted iu i
professional Kngiish stock company.
As travelled as she Is, versa
tile .'diss Somerset received her
education in Australia. Switzerland, Kngkind. Canada and the
1'iiit.ed States. She first became
interested in theatre work while
attending Kadcliffe College (affiliate of llarvardi and studying
music at the Boston Conservatory.
She did some acting for the
Little Theatre in Vancouver before travelling to Knglnnd to
study I healre at Ihe London Cen-
Iral School of Speech Training
i I ,awri'iu-e Olivier is also an
.ilunini i
Later she .-pent iiionl lis watching stage workings at professional tlu:a»res in Kangland and
the   Culled   States,
Theatre in Western Canada
looKs "all mo-i promising' 'al I he
present lime \li^s Somerset
feels. W'esl i'1'll Ulliverdl ic-o die
bclie\ c-. a i'e fart lit a in.ad I ha n
endern ones in spoiwuring the-
aire    icuii
Brook   Lounge  will   again   be
the scene of the annual WUt
Fashion Show on Thursday,
February 26, featuring* this
y#rt styles from Marty's, popular retailer of co-ed elothss. At
an added attraction, candidates
for Totem Queen will be In attendance. All women on campus,   and   men   too,   of  course,
have been Invited to come and
see the campus lovelies and
what they will be wearing this
Polo Shirts
Fine combed cotton polo shirts,
knit for perfect fit.; Convertible
collar, short sleeves, breast
pocket. Washable in white, grey,
wine, powder blue, navy or brown;
sizes small, medium, large, extra
Hard wearing, neat Uokinq',
HBC   Men's  Hose,   Main   Floor
ttfcotty $>*% ffompang.
With another haskethall season
almost over the time Im about clue
lor, the eager beavers to jump on
the Lets Get out of the Evergreen'
bandwagon. Wildly waving Ernie
Nuyh'.uiK supporter in the ulr, they
will point at the Birds' lost and
won column ln Evergreen Conference play and say, "It's the same
old story. Lust year we lost 11
games. This year we have Ion
eight already -and will likely lose
the last  tliree."
But before our friends become
too vociferous in their Hcreams
that we should get away from the
evil influence of the Yankees, let's
look a little closer ut these statistics.
Sure, the Birds have lost eight
games while whining only one.
But a look at the margin of victories ot other Evergreen clubs
over Jack Pomfret's boys is interesting. At the moment someone
tu the back row is screuming th i!
it you gel beat by one point or
by 50 points It's nil the sume( tlia»
dirty little loss goes clown ln Ilu*
records. We'll concede this point
but It stands to reason it we are
getting beat by less in the Evergreen it must imean we ure get-
ling better.
Last season Thunderbirds were
clobbered in the Conference, nnd
we mt'in clobbered. They dldn''
even come close ln the majorlt.v
of the games. They were beaten by
at) points on or.t occasion, by 27 on
another. Average Iobs 'was by 1»>
Won and toft
We have a better club this year
and with a tew breaks Birds c-ouM
have been anywhere from fourth
down to their present position in
the basement. There are seven full
members of the Evergreen Conference: Whitworth, College of Puget
Wound, Eastern Washington, Pacific Lutheran. Western Washington, Central Wushignton, and
guess  who?
At the moment Whitworth and
CPK and Eastern are u little out
of our class in the hoop game.
But it is u toss-up between the
other four clubs. Western. Central,
PLC and I'BC could play each
other all year and their won ami
lost records would be very similar.
Up until last weekend the score
Was this: PLC has beaten UB '
and Western; Western has beaten
Central but lost to PLC unci I'lK":
Central lias lost to everyone but
UBC. Birds have lost to PLC and
Central, but beat Western wh,
beat Central who ...
And so It goes, around and around, like Professor Savery's ami
Harold   Weir's   arguments.
At the moment Birds conldn .
beat Eastern if they played them
every clay ol the week and twice
on Sundays. They might puil an
upset over Whitworth or CPS but
it would be a definite upset.
But if the Birds' Evergreen
fcchedule wilh the other three
clubs was played over, there isn't
a bookmaker in Brock Hall who
would bet on the outcome of any
of the games. Of their eight losses
five hnve been by nine points oi
lens. And nine points is boani-a t
in college ball where you have i.)
band your opponent six or eight
points in the last minute in mi
effort  to  get  control  ot  the  ball.
Birds Like A Bride
Tliunderbirds were more nervous
tImn a bride on tbe hotel elevato-
when they walked out on the floor
for their tirst -utile with Eastern.
They blew It the first half, settled
down and held Savages even for
the last half. I'Mnal score, tiii-L
Next night Birds played one ol
their best games of the season and
almost upset Whltworth ai'-'ifi even
though Pirates used an Ineligible
till' monstioslt.v In the game. Rv
all rules of Evergreen etiquette I
CHC should have been awarded tie-
game but the groat while father-
in Hit   Evergreen  headquarters (lis
agreed. !
This isnt' n-ylng over spilt basi;
kets but it just shows how clos-
Birds have come to having a sin i
cessful season. I'onil'ret is buihliua
for the future -ind he can at ford
to Willi three sophomores and si\
junior.-; on  his  squad,
Bobby lliudniai'cli is ihe onl\
player who will be missing from
next year's team. Contrast wit'i
the ot o'r clubs In tbe limp five
of Western's squad graduates:
three from Central graduate CIV
loses  three,  from  their  first  t.triug  i
We can wait.
Thursday, February 19, 1953
Eiro Wheofrcropt
Crime, Sex, Murder At Noon
UBC students, who for years
have trudged along in blissful
ignorance watching pep meets,
AMS elections, Blood Drives,
graduation ceremonies, Open
House displays and the John
in the women's dormitories, are
about to be exposed to the most
stupendous display since Nero
piddled around with Rome.
•f* *T* *f«
The occasion is the so-called
battle between the Jokers and
the Engineers on the basketball
court today at noon. We used
"so-called"   because   there   is
some doubt here in this corner
that the gorilla men can put
up a battle after having their
intellects taxed so strenuously
by that Ubyssey ad in their
edition of the paper.
Home Ec has gladly offered
to help Hicks and his hicks in
an effort to stop the blood-
crazed Jokers.
*r •?• *r
According to a spokesman
for the Jokers, this is quite all
right as they would love to
tackle some of the stuff hanging over the stoves in the Home'
Ec building.
Engineers will likely be
given t.wo or three hundred
points to help them at the start
of the game, but Jokers still
haven't figured out a way to
lend the Sciencemen some guts.
fft 9p 9f»
Rumour is that Jokers have
imported one J. O'Brien, a
character by the name of Bevo
Francis, and another by the
monicker of Houbregs to help
the Redshirts.
But there is absolutely no
truth to the rumour that Rich
ard Penn will be doing an un-
censored version of the Hawaiian War Chant at half-time.
v *r *p
Speaking of half-time, there
will be a short intermission before and after the slaughter
v/hen Braves will try to cut
down Jayvees.
Some crude hoop artists are
going around spreading lies
that THIS will be the feature
game but don't believe them.
It will only be an interlude
while the main event boys are
readying  bed-pans  and   shotguns.
•t* *T* *T*
Jokers have promised to
keep their fire engine off the
floor if Engineers will take a
saliva test on Bill Inglis before
he runs wild and hurts some
freshette in the audience.
Any resemblance between
basketball and what goes on at
noon will be strictly homicidal.
We'll leave the scientific end of
the affair up to Jayvees and
Braves. •
UBC'S REVITALIZED HOCKEY TEAM, who swamped Commercial League opponents in
their last two games, left last night for Edmonton where they will take on University of
Alberta Golden Bears in a two-game series for the Hamber Trophy tonight and Saturday.
Coaches Frank Frederickson and Dick Mitchell are the boys in the store clothes.
Rugger Has Campus
Spotlight Saturday
Crucial  Game  With Vancouver
Reps  Decides McKechnie  Cup
Last round of the representative McKechnie Cup compe-:
tition  comes  up  on  Saturday  afternoon  with  the defending't
champion Varsity Thunderbirds meeting Vancouver Reps in;!
a sudden death play off. ■ i
The  two  teams  played   to  a   nn •-—
draw in the tirst game of tin
Bill Hutchinson
 Al Fotheringham — Associate Editor	
Birds Travel To
Albert's Icemen
Pucksters Will Play Two-
Game Series This Week
*> ii
and   then   won   the   i-'Uiiainder   ol'
their  inatehes  with  ease. ;
Iteps seeking  to stop the tamed '
scoring  power  (if  llirds   tliree   line '
have  adopted  a  defensive  si vie  of I
play  and   succeeded  only  too   well j
ln the last match.
flitds with their free wlieellii",
three line and powerful scfiini have
perfected the offensive style that
has routed many of the top local
Iteps will he relyitu; heavily on
UBC grad and now Vindex fullback Hilary (Spoon) Wothei spool
to supply their scoring punch will
his   long  and  accurate  kicks.
Birds with a week's rest behind
them will he at rull strength.
Frank (lower. \vho was expecti"!
to be out of the lineup for some
time with torn ankle ligaments
will In- back in his old rear row
position. ♦
Bird's second cripple, starry flv
half Hill Whyio, who missed three
Rallies because of a tonsilitl.i operation will aiso be dunning uni-
'orm  on   Saturday.
Stu Clyne who played a fine de-
lensive same in his lir-it start for
the llirds thi-i season will start at
the   fullback   post   he   held   all   last
yi >.ir.
The three line of centre me.i
deny Main nnd Boss Wright and
winders (ieorge Puil and .lohn
Newton is currently playing the
best runner of the entire season
and it will take some reinm-kalil-
defensive work on the part of the
Vancouver threes to halt them.
Th return of Hill Whyte will oi
course hep the three line immensely. With his ability to Hue the bail
hack to the threes from scrums
before the opposing forwards have
seen the ball come out of the scrum
Whyte is perhaps the outstanding
Hy half in H.C.
The Sport Scene
Th night of finals in badminton and table tennis will be
postponed one week to the
nij»hi of February 25, at 7::»0
p.m. in I lie Memorial Gym.
Tho postponed basketball
'.jamos from February 20 will
be played al 6 p.m. Wednesday,
February 2f» instead of 7 p.m.
as previously announced.
X        H*       *
The ne\l mooting of this
.•'roup, first Monday of March,
will be a special meeling In
make plans for l'Jjo-a-l.   This
i is urgent and everyone MUST
be represented. 12:30 noon,
March 2.
*¥* *r *T*
Tomahawk players whose
names are listed below are
asked to turn out on Saturday
afternoon at 1 p.m. for a practice game with the Redskins.
B. Boulding. J. Boulding,
Saarinen, Kushnir, Mathews,
Jut-vis, Dearin, Willoughby, Allen, on, Rosenberg, leak, Leitch,
Chambers, MeKellar, Smith,
Ross and all others whose
names escape me at. the moment.
Are Campus Athl's
Sissies Ask Blood
Drive Officials
What    is    wrong
campus nthlet.es?
with    the
Last year when blood drive
time rolled around, the heroes
of gridiron, court nnd ice lanes
Rillied and bled In the Armouries, not on the playing
fields, for the glory of the old
Alma   Mammy.
They had their pictures
snapped and their names immortalized is (.hey uufliiieli-
ingly faced the nurse's needle.
Hut   what   happened   now?
Captains, gather up your
teams, gird t.'ieir respective
loins and march them to the
Armouries—duty calls, UHC
has only 1:1 percent of its
Pepped up after their victory over the second place Pil-
seners, the UBC hockey team left last night to invade the den
of the Alberta Golden Bears with high hopes of bringing back
the Hamber Trophy from the wind-swept steppes of Edmonton.
Headed hy "Fearless FraBer,"
the sensational goal keeping find,
and ebullient manager Brian Preni-
lice the boys ere looking for vi-»
tory In the oil city.
Advance notices from Edmonton,
sent out by Gateway sporta edlto'-
Karl Ilardln, are lavish in the'r
praises ot the prairie squad as the
Hears last weeitend took the Un'.
verslty of Saskatchewan 4-0 to
sweep the I lardy Trophy from the
Huskies'  grjsp.
The Alberta tenm has nlayel
only five games this season due ti
the mild winter but feel confident
of victory over the invading coa^t
The Thundet birds are undaunted
by this powerful display however,
and feel that they are Just hitting
iheir stride alter w^allowlng in the
Commercial League basement all
Having led the team in scoring
all season Gunner Bailey, three
time big block winner and captain,
will be out to'fatten his scoring
average against the Alberta puck
men and he will be ably hacked u;>
by such stalwarts as Tim Todd
and Steve Gryschnk.
Going back home will be Cat-
gary boys, Pete Hume, Gordo.i
Mundle, and Hon Haworth who
have ben flying of late In the lBlrdu
tliuil games.
Haworth. in particular, has impressed all wit hills hustle and
back checking ability while Hume
has been as potent an attacking
Good news for the Birds was announced by Hardin when he revealed that hid Zuklwski. the man
who shot them down in flames
single-nanded last year, ia chaslna;
pucks in the Netherlands. Flat th»
Bird sharpshooters will have to
beat sensational goalie .lack Ly
don' who has shut out the opposition In three games this season.
It could be a great season.
The Birds-I
Version That Is-
Introduced Here
I This article is the first in a
series designed to acquaint
I sports fans with the members
of the 1953 Rugger team, the
: greatest in the history of the
school, according to most experts.
This year's captain Is Danny
Oliver. He is 24 years of age.
weights Kid lbs./ Is 5'8" tall and
is u graduate of Britannia High
School, now enrolled in llrd year
law. lie has played for the Bird?
for three years and previously
played for ex-Brits and Vancouver
Iteps. At present he Is proba.bl.-
the most capable scrum half in
B.C. When it conies to courage and
drive Danny is unsurpassed. Munv
of you who h'.ive seen the Birds
play this year will recall that Danny has remained in the game lea !-
lug the team to victory despite
serious injury to himself. In shore
he exemplifies the spirit inherent
in all IBC teams.
The next person to be mentioned
Is Frank Gower. vice-captain of
the team, frank is 27 years of age.
Vlo" tall and weights 17:1 lbs. He
is a graduate or Victoria High and
Normal School, Victoria, and Is at
present In his final year towards
his B.A. degree. Although he is the
senior member ot the team -as far
as age is concerned be maintains
himself in prime physical toiidi-
tion. His position is break forward
where lie i* a continual threat to
opposing fly halves, forcing them
to pass quickly or be tackled
Frank is always on the ball in
loose scrums looking for an opportunity to start his backfield in
an  offensive drive.
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