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 MOCK
PARLIAMENT
NOON
TODAY
VOL. XL.
«**?$**«        VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1957
No. 24
Students Approve
Fee   Referendum
By 769b Majority
Students voted overwhelmingly in favor of yesterday's referendum. Returns showed
ihai 7(i per cent of the £,!J22 -students that voted are in favor of the proposal to assess
themselves a $5 fee increase for three years.
  '      The   levy   is  ear   marked  for'
Engineers
Challenge
Faculties?
MEMBERS OF THE MODEL PARLIAMENT are here dis-        opening in the history of the university. Their aim  is  to
cussing last  minute details  for  today's  first  "full  dress"        duplicate the Ottawa ceremony as closely  as  is possible.
photo by Tenny Haqq
By BRENDA RUNGE
Beer.
Spit.
Pie.
Men of the Other half, arise'
Hide the women and children
over 12 ... be it known that
They, the Engineers have challenged We, the Other Faculties,
to prove our versatility, virility,
and desirability, November 28th
in the Stadium, high noon hour.
This spectacular event features   many   things,   something
the  UBC  Development Fund.
Commenting on the favorable
return;/, AMS President, Ben
Trevino said, "I think the students realize that there is only
one way in which we can build
our campus — that is for all to
help."
Continuing, he congratulated
the students in that, "the referendum results show that we
have a genuinely responsible
body of students."
The   referendum   was
"Tween Closses
Sororities Sponsor
Panhell Party
THURSDAY
PANHELLENIC Punch Party
— All   1st,  2nd  and  3rd  year
girls invited to the Panhellenic
Punch Party today from 3.30 to
placed  5.30 in the Mildred Brock Room.
before the student body as a
result of the favorable unofficial
"straw vote" that was taken at
the fall general assembly.
Chuck Connaghan, UCC president, added that he was "very
pleased" with the results.
WILLINGNESS
He went on to say that,  "it
nFull Dress" Model Parliament
First  Time  In  University's  History
CBU Television viewers and
UBC Radio listeners will be
treated to the first "full dress"
opening of Model Parliament in
university history today.
AMS President Ben Trevino.
"Governor-General" of UBC's
Model Parliament, will officiate
at the opening in Brock Lounge
at noon. UBC Radio and CBUT
have promised extensive coverage of the proceedings.
Brock Hall will become "Parliament" for the occasion. The
official opening will be an attempt to duplicate the Ottawa
ceremony as closely as possible.
WITNESS ENACTMENTS
Students will be able to witness enactments of procedures
which originated long ago in
British Parliamentary JikUory.
They will see the speaker being
dragged to the chair expound
his reluctance and imworlhiness
for such a post.
In the clays of the first Elizabeth, few speakers died natural
deaths.
DOOR SLAMMED
The door wil! be slammed in
the lace of the Queen's equerry,
the gentleman usher of the
Black Hod. a tradition dating
from the clays of Charles I,
which unfortunate monarch
burst in upon the Commons an i
arrested five members. Toe
cfonr-slamm mg is a studied insult to the sovc reign, emphasizing Hie supremacy of parliament.
Mackenzie
Travels East
UBC   president   !)r    ,\.   A,   Al
MacKenzie  lias   left   ! H(?   lo   at
tend meelimm in e.i -tern Canada
and the United Stales
While in the east he will ntlcnd
a meeting ol Um Xa'.iunal Planning Assocaal ion a! i im Seiguiorx
Club, IVlontchelo, Que . on Nov.
la and Hi. lie \\\! 1 travel io New
York li al lend the ;ii»nn I meel
i11U <'f tin' I'arimme Foundation
for the Acl\ am ement ui Te.ich
ing   No\ .   I!)   and   ::ti.
Dr. Alarken/m i-. I !( onlv
Canadian on 'in lio.m.i ,,i irus
lees'    of    the    Fi >umlm a in
The "Throne" will be the con-1 which will ensure to all the peo- Parliamentary   Council  Presi-
vocation chair of the Chancellor   pie of Canada  the development dent Jack Giles hoped that "this
of the University, a suitably ela-   of   their   country   in   their   bust. interpolitical    animosity    will
borate piece of furniture.    The i interest." produce fiery and animated dc-
mace is one used by B.C.'s Boys'!     Ip reply   L|boral ,eador J()hn bate."
Parliament.                                         ■ McKay   remarked   "thc   pompo- Other   groups   represented   in
TRADITIONAL  DRESS USED   '< ''•t.v   "f  Conservative   leaders   is Model  Parliament are:  CCF,   15
equalled only by their inconipe- seats;     Social     Credit,   (i;     and
Participants    will    appear  in   t(,,1(.(, " ] |>p   *i
the traditional dress.
When the opening pageantry
has finished, the parliamentary
session will begin with the
Throne Speech  Debate. \
Conservatives form the government with 29 of the 7n seats,
in the Hou.se. Considerable;
doubt has been expressed as to
whether they will be able to
maintain mastery over Commons. :
for every member of the student shows students are full of accord
body. For the Aggies there is a Iin their willingness to help the
fixed chariot race! a log-sawing ! Alma Mater Society. It casts
contest with the Foresters (who i a tremendous light on the fund's
will be supplied FREE with j drive in the province, and will
bread knives) and a tug-of-war:5Ssisl in convincing the entire
with the Commerce men on the I populace of its importance."
end of a rope.
COMMANDS SUPPORT
However, Minister of .Justice
Terry O'Brien said Wednesday,
"the Conservative Government
is introducing a measure which
commands the support of all
people who claim Canada as
their native land.    It is a policy
AAAS Unearth
Big Wheels'
Plans are afoot for an organizational chart ol' the AMS so
lhat students will know who tiie
campus big wheels are.
Ken L'.rawiier. AMS vice-president and originator of the idea
says ihe purpose of the chart is
"lo illustrate by a single chart
i;i.--s Imw the AMS and its subsidiary bodies arc organized. Also
it will serve as an inlormation
lioarci  for the1 general public."
T.ie chat 1 will have on it the
names of all student council
;m aiders with their respective
po'dt ions and dut ies. It will also
explain to Ihe unknowing who
are the members of simh organizations as Student Court, College Shop, and who hole) senior
portions on the IMnssey. All
names will be removable and
can lie replaced when new people  fill  the  posts.
I'l'.iwner said that all going
',\ ■. ! I. tl ie chart sliouh I he up
u ii hill two weeks I! will bi
mounted in a conspicuous posh
mom    in    t lie    Pa'i ick.    w here    i  ie
Campus Favors Student
Exchange With Russia
Campus   opinibn   unanimously   favors .student   exchange
with Russian universities, a poll taken Wednesday by a
Ubyssey reporter indicated.
''Education should know no political or national barriers."
This is how L. F. Douglas, Arts I, typified student opiriun cm
the question, "Should UBC favor a student exchange program
with Russian universities?''
DEFINITELY YES
Miss Kathleen Gorrie, International House advisor, said -—
"Most definitely yes. Our slogan is 'that brotherhood may
prevail'."
"If it's on tiie same basis as
wil.i any oilier country," added
Ron Paris, Arts 4.
BETTER IDEA
P.ob Prougli and Al McDonald
collaborated on the opinion: -■—
"It would give each side a better
idea of the way ot life in the
nlhr counlrv."
DELTA RHYTHM BOYS
APPEAR ON FRIDA Y
Tickets for the Delia Rhythm Boys' Concert in the
Auditorium on Friday were
more than half-sold out by
the end of the first hour Wednesday.
Tickets are still available at
35c each in ihe AMS office,
but Grant MacDonald warns
that you should hurry.
STUDENTS WONDER
Also will be a spitting contest,
open to anyone who can. j
Pubsters have been challenged |
by the Engineers' six most guz- j
zling men to a bear-drinking I
contest. The pubsters' team will'
consist of three men and two |
women who will ensure their I
success. ;
Nurses and Home Ec will try j
lo  prove  that  a   women's   place \
is on   the  grid-iron.    They   will
compete for the Grey Cup which
will be empty.
Highlight   of  the   day   will   be
a pie auction at which the right
to throw pies at Ubyssey editor :
Mrs.   Pat Marchak, AMS   president    Ben    Trevino,    and    EUS
president   Russ   Fraser   will   go;
to   rich   students.   Their   money j
will go to the March of Dimes
The Ubyssey conducted a sur-|
vey to find out how it feels to i
be pic-eyed. When asked his!
opinion on the pies, Trevino1
disclosed, "I hope its chocolate." ,
We followed the sheep tracks
to Fraser's lair. "Mr. Fraser sir, '
how do   you  feel   about   having:
a  pie in your face?" I
RESULTS
Total number of votes 2,922
Number in favor  - - - 2,298
Number opposed . ...     623
Ballot spoiled   1
The balloting constituted the
two-thirds necessary for a majority.
The referendum read:
"Be it resolved that thc AMS
pledge S5 per student per year
for three years only, to the
UBC Development Fund, unless •S1CM
the student body vole by referendum to continue that money."
Totem Sales
Over Friday
General talk by Panhellenic
President Joan Thompson, "All
About Sororities."
* *       *
MAMOOKS — General meeting re party at 12.30 today. Mamooks are in need. Would the
clubs or individuals who "borrowed" paint brushes, etc. from
Mamooks for Homecoming work
— please return them. We have
a limited budget too and cannot
afford to buy all new equipment
after every University function.
* *       *
MUSSOC — 1st chorus Mussoc "Call Me Madam" rehearsal
today at 12.30 in HM-1. Please
be prompt.   All must attend.
* *       *
SPECIAL EVENTS — Vancouver Symphony- Orchestra
will appear on Campus today at
12.30 in the Auditorium, Admission 50c.
* *       *
SPORTS CAR CLUB — Pre
rally meeting in Engineering
200 at 12.30.    All welcome.
* *       *
SCM — Today at noon in Phy-
200, Miss Helen Dixon,
World Mission Secretary of
SCM "The Church Outdated?"
Today at 3.30 in 312 Aud. Bldg.
M. K. J. Charles, economist
from India on "Economic Development o f Underdeveloped
Countries".
* *   '   *
AQUA-SOC — 12.30 in Arts
206,   general   meeting.
Today and Friday are the last *       *       *
days UBC students can buy the I     CARIBBEAN STUDENTS As-
1958 edition of their yearbook,   sociation    general    meeting    in
TOTEM,    at    reduced  advance   Physics 202 to discuss selection'
sale prices. ' of students for CBC  Christmas
Next week the  price will be   broadcast and talk of Saturday's
j raised   to  $4  a   copy  from   thc \ get   together  over Calypso  and
rm ! present $3.50. j Rum Punch.
"Ma'am," Fraser drooled
always hungry at noon." |     Subscriptions will be sold to-
We   found   Mrs.   Marchak   be-: clay and Friday in the AMS of-
hind  the scene.  "Mrs.  Marchak,   lice. College Shop, Cafeteria and
could you give us your behind-
Ihe-scene view of pic-throwing'.'"
Mrs. Marchak replied candidly, "I will do anything for charity." We did not pursue the
question.
Appropriate prizes will be
awarded for all evenls. We are
assured of their low viscosilv.
in front of thc Library.
Because undergraduate pictures have been left out this
year. Totem editors promise the
following new features: — bigger grad pictures; and a switch
in formal to what they term "a
pictorial essay of your year's
activities on campus."
* *       *
PRODUCTION     CLUB     will
! meet  today  at   12.30  in  HG-13.
\ Discussion of S.A.M. affiliation.
i Two films will be shown. Memberships available.
* *       *
CRITIC'S  CIRCLE  will  meet
tonight,   8   p.m.   at   3994   West
j 33rd (take Dunbar bus, get off
(Continued on Page 3)
See 'TWEEN CLASSES
According to Ed  Killough. Eel.1
'.'>.  "Whether  we  like   it  or  not.
Russia   is   a   very   real   force   in
the world today.    It would be to
our   advantage   to    *nnw   some B/ NEVA BIRD
thin-   ot  their  way   oi   life,   and American   Rocket   technician
perhaps   let    them    know   some        r)a,.1(l|    Krv's    ,.,.,„, rtrd    r((uni
[hn)* o| ours" >   trip   from   California   to   New
UNDERSTAND   EACH   OTHER      Ynlk   >>>'   n>'m"     saucer     lias
aroused   considerable     student
interest.
Mod   sludenis     lauded      the
Flying Saucer: Truth Or Spoofnik
"Wo need to understand each
oilier belle!', especially with
Sputnik   living     around."     said      quality   ,,f   FiVs    imagination.
Hemic Barons.  Arts 2.
"I    feel    it    would    further   tin
derdaneling   and   knowledge   between  Ihe Iwo worlds." said  lia\
Oslergurd,   A: Is   :'.
"If  i!   could   be  managed  w '■. I h
All who were questioned regard.in; the spmv which was
carried in yesterday's Ubyssey
e\ pressed   i r.ct'edul il y .
1'ete Hossoim, a second year
Phys KH student, asked, "Can
he prove il?" and added, "Scion! too many strings allacmd. enlists chum lo have seen
or   ev< n    v. ilh   some   shmmm.    i1       llmm   < thing   saucer.-.>,   hut    to
ma lorn \    ol   si intents   ma \    rea
11 \   st e   il ,
1      would   he  de.-.irni>le,"   said   I'a nee       have  aelti.ill\    Ileum   in   them
Hurt,  (I raduale  Si udies.
I h il's going  loo  Id r!
This opinion was corroborated by Pat Plunkett. a fourth
year Engineering student. He
said. "It sounds pretty wild.
Certainly Ihe story is not very
credible. I guess Saucers could
exist, but 1 don't believe he
rode  in one."
Pete Graystonc, Ubyssey
photographer, went one step
larther, in questioning the ex-
istance of flying saucers. Utilizing his knowledge of the ef-
lecl of lighting and reflection,
on vision, Pole said. "Unidentified flying objects should not
be called objecls but images"
lie stressed tht1 importance' of
reflection ami added. ■'People
who   see    flying   saucers   from
their car windows are usually
wearing glasses,"
Neville Gough, third year
Agriculture, reported, "American scientists have no real
proof. I won't believe it without   further evidence."
"The story reminds me of
Rawhide's story of the little
green man from Mars," said
Joss (iauthicr, a fourth year
Arts student.
The .story which Joss referred lo involved an invasion of
the earth by Martians who
looked exactly like human beings, except Ilia! the\ all bore
huge bumps on their heads,
which conveniently concealed
radio    transmitters.      The    plot
to overcome the earth was revealed by a little green man
from Mars.
In true space story style,
space commander Major General Cony, on close inspection
reveals a huge bump on his
head. Perhaps Fry also bears
one.
Dr. Creighton of (he English
Facully summed up general
opinion by stating, "I don't believe a  word of it."
Most sludenis questioned expressed interest in hearing a
pla.\back of the tape recording
of Fry's speech, winch was
given to the Varsity Flying
Saucer Club on  Tuesdav. Page 2
THE    IBYSSE Y
Thursday, November 14, 1057
THE UBYSSEY
Authorized as second class mail.   Post Office Department, Ottawa.
MEMBERS CANADIAN   UNIVERSITY PRESS
Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (Included in AMS fees). Mall subscriptions $2.00 per
year. Single copies five cents. Published in Vancouver throughout the University year by
the Student Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University of British Columbia.
Editorial opinions expressed herein are those of the editorial staff of the Ubyssey, and not
necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society or the University. Letters to the Editor should not
be more than 150 words. The Ubyssey reserves the right- to cut letters, and cannot guarantee
publications of all letters received.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF PATRICIA MARCHAK
Business Manager Harry Yuill
CUP Editor  Laurie Parker
Features Editor    Barbara Bourne
Associate Editor  Ken Lamb
Managing  Editor   Al  Forrest
News  Editor    Barbara Bourne
Assistant News Editor -Bob Johannes
Photo Editor  Mark Underbill
SENIOR EDITOR  DIANA SMITH
Reporters and  Deskmen:— Kerry Feltham, Neva Bird,  Brenda   Runge,   Lois   Boulding,
Helen Zuchowski.
TELEPHONES*
Editorial and News Offices - AL. 4404, Locals 12, 13, 14
Business and Advertising Offices - - - AL. 4404, Local 6
Referendum - What Did It Mean?
A majorty of students voted Wednesday to assess themselves a fee increase for
the purpose of aiding the university in its
Development Campaign. This means that
all fees will be upped for this purpose during the next three years.
This could be an indication that the
Ubyssey editbrial policy has some influence
over the thinking of the student body.
It could be an indication that the speakers in favor of the increase at the general
meeting were more persuasive than the
speakers who did not favor the move.
It could be an indication that the students decided to help themselves and their
successors because they despaired of much
help from the government.
It could be an indication that we are
living in a time of prosperity when a fee
increase is not regarded as a serious obstacle
to widespread education.
It could be an indication that students
want publicity for their Development Campaign and thought that this was the best
way to gain it.
But  we're  inclined  to  think   that  all
these possibilities are subject to the one big
one:
That the students have a genuine desire
to contribute to the building of their university.
In any case this referendum vote means
that student housing should be well under
way by next fall. Combined with the Canada Council grant provincial government
matching grants, and Mr. Robson's earmarked gift, as well, we hope, a.s other
donations from persons and industries within the province out-of-town students should
soon be able to live like human beings in
surroundings conducive to both study and
relaxation.
Not only the dormitories will receive
attention as a result of this fee increase
decision. If students are willing to assess
themselves for one of the many needed projects it is not too much to ask nor to expect
that the teaching staff, the businessmen, the
industrialists, the Mr. average holding q
job, and even the government recognize the
needs of this crowded university, and budget
to eliminate the needs.
"A Matter Of Bad Business"
The United Charity Appeal in Metropolitan Toronto fell short of its objective
this year.
The president of the United Community
Fund told Toronto businessmen that no giving to charity was "a matter of bad business."
In the course of time he said, businessmen who do not give money to charity
"will become moral outcasts of this great
metropolitan community. In their c -n vin-
dictiveness their businesses are going to
suffer."
Mr. Black, the president of Charity
Incorporated in that f."ir city, went even
further in jiis veiled threat to businessmen
who didn't wish to advertise their generosity.
He publicly staled: "If I were running;
a business and were approached by an organization as  formidable  with  members  a.s
influential, as this one, I would think long
and hard before I ran counter to their
declared wishes."
Mr. Black is president of Canadian
Breweries.
From his statement we might assume
that as president of Canadian Breweries, he
hopes that more skid-row-ites will drink
more beer so that he can give more charity,
so that the influential charity-minded businessmen who are ever so moral, will regard
him mote highly and drink more beer, and
demand more charity and drink more beer,
and . . .
*V *T* *T*
It certainly i.s a fine and dandy thing
that there are some businessmen like Mr.
Black who will never become moral outcasts of that great metropolitan community.
It's men like him that ...
keep the beer flowing.
MARY IS A
BIG GIRL
NOW
By JOHN V. COOK
More we work and play —
excerpts from the jacket notes:
We Work and Piny was a
book. We read it ln 1938. It
was a yellow and black book.
It was for children. It was to
be our very first book.
There was a girl named Jane
in it. And there was a boy who
was named Dick in it, and a girl
named Mary in it.
Dick had a black dog with
white spots on it. His name was
Spot.
Now the boys and girts who
once read We Work and Play
are big boys and girls. They are
called men and women.
Sometimes they ask themselves, "What ever happened to
Jane?   And Dick?   And Mary?"
And Spot?
Jane is a big girl now. She
has a long red dress.
Jane looks out the window.
It is dark out. Jane thinks,
"Am I happy? Jane thinks,
"Am I happy?"
Jane thinks, "I am tired."
Jane doesn't want to go out
to play at eight. But then what
will she think about tomorrow
all day? Jane doesn't know
and hurries.
Mary is a big girl now. She
is knitting and watching television. She looks to the right
and sees Dick who is also watching television. She thinks of
Dick and then Jane.
Jane and Dick are in Dick's
office. Dick says to Jane, "Jane
take a letter."
Jane says to Dick, "Yes Mr.
Johnson."
Dick sits and watches television. He is tired. He looks at
Mary and thinks how tired she
looks.
He looks at Spot. He sees
how old Spot is. Spot is sleeping. His head is on the carpet.
He is going "slupp" with his
mouth. Dick wants to kick him
to stop him going "slupp " He
will put him away Monday Dick
thinks .
Spot is sleeping. He is very
happy. He is dreaming of Jane
and Mary and Dick. Jane has
ribbons in her hair and she is
laughing. Mary is running and
she is laughing. Dick is laugh-
ing too. Dick is throwing a
yellow ball. He is calling,
"Here Spot, here Spot."
LETTERS to the EDITOR
The "Wonderful Age Of Youth"
— And The Vancouver Sun
Critique 01 A  "Sun" Editorial
You may have noticed that
the Vancouver Sun's old business nose has been snooping
around loose on our campus.
Its pedestrian, platitudinous
editorial snoot has somehow
smelt out the current show of
Italian teen-agers art in the
library basement, and from
this relatively innocent display of prirnitivism, has fabricated a delightful piece of
sophistry. It operates ostensibly through all the Sun's
pet themes; from teen-ager
gangsterism, the distasteful
enigma of culture, the pettiness of the arts and individualism, to a soppy sentiment-
alism about the capitalist
spirit. And it achieves a
strong, subtle efleet with a
casual, conversational tone.
Beware the home-owned philosopher, with the new subliminal  touch!
It is with disbelief, with uplift, that we hear "an exhibition of teen-agers painting
from Milan, Iatly, at the UBC
fine arts gallery, once again
shows that noi all youngsters
are hoodlums, bums and roustabouts," especially when we
remember the more fascinating aspects of the lives of the
great painters. Shall the little
frocked hoodlums be spanked
and put to bed without their
spaghetti'.' No, for a paradox
is being drawn, and the Sun
now sidles into this position:
"The wonderful age ol youth
is a well ol energy, coin am1,
(!.". im.: and   i 'ia 'la ,'   ! I ;; runs
over at spots it simply proves
that adult leadership is lacking in channeling the bubbling
waters." Adult leadership, the
wonderful euphemism, a cut
above the term for roustabouts. The old nose sniffing
the stratosphere.
Then we have three curious
sentences, which have a suc-
cint application to the making
of the first million, or the
political career, but little to
painting: "Youth is the period
of creativeness. And there is
no creation without energy.
As the adult creative type retains its youthful energy, by
this much does it approach
mature artistry.'' Note the
elusive bridge from ''creativeness" to "artistry," which is
the difference between personal satisfaction and wider
utilitarianism.
Now we are treated to a
journalese cocktail: falsetto,
Iwo gasping, incomplete sentences, which are cunning contradictions of the article as a
whole, plus a grand old platitude, a soft brown redundancy, flavored wiih the
pungent cherry of Youth Programming: "But the weakness
in many grown-ups i.s to develop into iuddy-dudclyism. To
mistake high-spirited creative
urges for a desire for wanton mischief. And thus to lean
toward curbing youth instead
ol helping it to self-expression. All youth is creative. Not
all is creative in the sphere
ul the line arts. Il is here lhat
adult   advi.Mirv   bodies   should
do their most serious work."
It is not safe to drink this
stuff even when you've seen
the host down it; he has a
professional stomach.
Thes e fragmentary sentences are no accident. First,
the editorial was placed in a
weak spot, under the leads,
over the guest editorial, beside the letters. It was therefore designed for fleeting eyes,
inattentive minds. The cut
sentences are a recognition of
the leader's need to stop and
look back, to reject temporarily the theme he thinks is
being presented.
Probably aimed at the parents, it opens with the popular subject of hoodlums, mentions creative youth, which
is to connect it vvith the present preoccupation with education for science. But il
eventually emphasized the
disciplinary function of parents. Youth forever must be
channellized, suppressed.
Having spent his passions,
Icarus wilts judiciously in
the blaze of his own philosophy, and returns to good old
solid pragmatic ground: 'This
i.s a world of serious commerce .industry, finance, agriculture, professional attainments and the lesser arts as
well as the fine arts."
Ah! But stay, a cause! 'How
many young people through11
out the world ha''e desires to
excel in all these, but find
no adults willing to extend a
hand in leadership?" It isn't
made clear whether Ihe  bub
bling wells of energy were
going to benefit from the
leadership of "mature artistry" or "fuddy-duddyism." In
any case, anthing that bubbles, adolescent or adult, deserves the strong sober hand
of the serious world. There
is no room for conspiciousness
here (apart from the aberrations of the Social Credit
Party).
Now with a sniff, the finale,
touchingly personal. Just you
and me, says the Sun, whipping a copious, sticky handkerchief to its twitching nose,
we could make such sweet
music together. Listen! "We
might change the world, a
world increasingly suffering
nervous tensions, if only we
harnessed such desires, the
idealism of youth, and — its
greater knowledge of modernism than any adult could possibly possess. We are missing
a great bet leaving so much
to chance and Tin Pan Alley."
Add an "amen" and we have
our cultural credo.
But you're teasing us with
flattery, sir. "The idealism of
youth" knows nothing of
"modernism." And to refer to
us as idealistc, well really,
that is a bit of a slur.
If you enjoyed reading this
article, friends, hunt out last
Saturday's Sun and look at
"Lest We Forget" for more
of the same. Feel the thrill
ol a writer as vou see yourself lead (>(),()()() subscribing
fools  clown   the   garden   path.
Net "Ineffective"
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Madam:
To adequately reply to Mr.
Dave Robertson's recent misleading editorial entitled "United Appeal Ineffective" requires much more space than
you can afford to devote to it.
However, the following in summary covers the main points.
Mr. Robertson appears io be
unaware that over one hundred million dollars are spent
by Governments annually in
this province for health and
welfare purposes. On the other
hand not more than four million dollars of voluntary funds
are spent on all voluntary
health and welfare services. It
must also be made clear that
Red Feather Services rather
than depending "wholly on,
voluntary public donations for
their up-keep" receive on the
average only 38.3% of their
income from the Chest and this
is matched almost dollar for
dollar by Government Grants.
These voluntary Agencies free
from legislative rigidities can
flex their programs to meet
variations in human need and
are free to meet gaps ln service not provided by Government. These Agencies cati
pioneer new developments in
set-vice Where Goverhments
with a sensitive ear to the electorate have difficulty in giving
leadership.
There are seventeen thousand volunteers working in
Vancouver with the Community Chest and Council and its
fifty-nine services. These and
other countless volunteers
throughout the province represent a core of concerned citizenry who will press for good
standards of service in both
public and voluntary Agencies. This personal service
would be lost if all financing
were turned over to government for government financing
unless linked with voluntary
financing will inevitably lead
to government control.
I believe the statement that
'people don't deserve the right
to choose how much or how
little they should give" loses
much of its significance regardless of personal opinion when
wc consider wc have no choice
in the 96% represented by
government spending o n
health and welfare.
Mr. Robertson refers to "fantastic publicity" pressuring
people. I would suggest that
it is not as much an indication
of people not wanting to give
as it is that people must be acquainted with the reasons why
they should give and publicity
serves this purpose.
United Fund Raising i.s specifically designed to eliminate
"haphazard" methods. Here is
the medium by which voluntary funds may be more of- j
foctively collected, and distributed to services not on the I
basis of emotional appeal, but
on the basis of actual needs.
It is already    the    accepted
role   of   Government   to   meet
basic health and welfare needs i
of people.    On the other hand 1
there   i.s   that   relatively   small ;
cost area, large in significance
and   impact,   where   voluntary
endeavour   has   its     clay     and
points  the  direction  of future
developments. ■
Your  editorial  was  entitled
"United    Appeal   Ineffective".
I cannot minimize the seriousness of the quarter of a million '
dollar shortage in the current I
campaign.    The loss in service i
to the community is real. Nov- !
ertheless   we   must   point   out
that  this    year    the    amount
raised is a 100'r  increase over
the  amount  raised  four  years
ago  when   the  Chest  resolved
to do its utmost to consolidate j
voluntary  appeals   in  Vaneou- '
ver.    This   record   can   hardly
be termed "ineffective".
Yours very sincerely,
C   II  NAPHTALI,
Executive  Director,
Community   Chest   Council   ol
Greater Vancouver.
Shock and Horror
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Madam:
It is not my custom, as a
general rule, to communicate
with my fellow sludenis via
the outlet you provide. However, in view of thc disgraceful occurance — I will not pay
it the honor of terming it an
"incident" — which took place
at Friday night's International
House debate on the Situation
at Little Rock, I feel inspired,
in fact I feel it is my duty, to
express what I am quite sure
is the opinion of every moral,
right-thinking man and woman
present at that debate.
This debate had proceeded
in a sane and reaspnable manner. It was with shock and
horror, therefore, that we
viewed the appearance of two
persons — members, if we
were to believe aright, if that
baneful and disgraceful organization which has long blighted
the Southern States, the Ku
Klux Klan — who stalked into the anteroom of International House flourishing a flaming Cross.
The attitude of facetious disregard exhibited by these misguided and mislead — I hesitate to suggest by what subversive factors — individuals
indicates, I believe, the essential flaw in much Canadian
thinking, Apathy, that spectral figure which has always
hampered the Canadian political scene, has here become
militant; how, I ask, can we
criticize the stand taken by
Faubus and his crew, when
we, here in the heart of Christian Vancouver, far away from
the tension and drama of the
Arkansas situation itself, can
afford to be glib and, indeed,
Sacriligious! about the sufferings of our brethren in the
Lord?
Perhaps, as the speaker very
moderately suggested, this appalling action was meant to be
humorous. Yet I do not hesitate to appeal to my fellow
students to unfrock and expose
these despicable persons, whether they be malignant or
merely immature, so that their
act should bring to them consequences which they will not
soon forget.
It is my conviction, indeed,
that a reward may well be offered for their identification
and approbation. These young
men should be made an example, so that the democratic
spirit of Canada, and particularly of UBC, may be spread
abroad to the world.
Indignantly,
E. M. SHEA
Hurrah for Football
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Madam:
The full page article "UBC
Football Shambles must do
something now," in the Ubyssey, Nov. 8, received, I am sure
the   applause    of    all the stu
dents concerned about the future of UBC Football, "the
great fall pastime everywhere
else in North America" is
treated abominably ill al UBC.
We have been deprived up
to the present of the opportunity to confirm, to follow thc
example of our great American
friends.
The Romans had their gladiators, the peoples decide for
"panem el circenscs" must be
satisfied; the Americans manage to suppress the influence
of the seriously minded student, so that football players
can receive their well deserved
hero worship.
But we at UBC have no heroes — we are frustrated. Only
in extremely backward countries like Russia has the scholar and scientist a position in
the university community comparable to the football player
in the North American society.
Therefore the eggheads at
UBC have to be reduced greatly in number. They have to
be reformed these scholars, to
join the crowds to cheer our
team to victory — to give incentive to the players and to
attract bigger and better talent
to our team.
For was it not the prestige
given to football players in the
United States that prevented
that other nation from cruelly
shooting dogs into the sky.
It is therefore absolutely
necessary, as pointed out in
the article, that our High
School education system be revolutionized in view of the
great need for better football
players. It can only be regretted that a lowering of the
unusually high academic standards in our schools has not
been  advocated.    For:—
1. Too much time of high
school students is occupied
vvith their curriculum, which
leaves very little time for football.
2. There are now entirely
too many robust, potential
football players barred from
entrance to university, because
they lack a few ridiculous credits in their standing.
This situation has to be remedied as soon as possible.
Only football heroes can effectively restore our emotional
balance which has been so
rudely disturbed by recent
space events.
We must never be deprived
of our "great fall pastime.''
Truly  yours,
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THI:     UBYSSEY
p.g* a
PATTI WILKS pictured in the leotards, Joy Daly, Mardi Gras costume chairman, and
Thelma Sharp, co-ordinators are discussing various chorus steps for Mardi Gras. Try-
puts for the chorus line will take place today and Friday in the Brock stage room,
3:30 to 5. —photo by Tenny Haqq
Greeks To Commence Selling
Mardi Gras Raffle Tickets
Mardi Gras raffle ticket  sale begins  this week, Mardi Gras committee has announced.
Tickets can be obtained from
Plays
Start
Tonight
For two bits anyone who
wants to see a drama, a tragedy,
and a farce, may do so tonight
in the auditorium.
The drama is Strindberg's
"The Link," and is directed by
Peter Brockington. The farce is
a satire on the community theatre movement entitled "The
Torchbearers," and is directed
by Doris Chilcott.
The third offering will bt
the Irish romantic tragedy,
"Diedre of thc Sorrows," by J.
M. Synge. This one has been
condensed from the original text
and  is  directed  bv   Peter  Man-
any  fraternity or sorority member
Profits from UBC's Mardi
Gras celebration next January
will go to the UBC Development
Fund.
Last year the Mardi Gras committee raised $3,872 for the Muscular Dystrophy Fund.
The Mardi Gras' donation to
UBC's fund drive would in all
probability bring about an equal
gift from the B.C. provincial
government under its matching
grants scheme.
Mardi Gras chorus line try-
outs have been arranged for
today and Friday from 3:30 to
5 p.m., in the Brock stage room.
Everyone is wecome, providing they bring shorts.
This three-in-one offering is
the 1957 version of the Player's
Club annual fall plays, and will
be presented Friday and Saturday nights as well as tonight.!
Curtain time is eight o'clock.
UBCRADIO ANNOUNCE
FREE ADVERTISING
UBC Radio announced today that free advertising
space is available to University clubs on its UBC Digest.
The free two-minute ads are
intended to aid clubs who
need support throughout the
province. UBC Digest is carried by 15 British Columbia
stations.
'TWfcEN CLASSES
(Continued from Page 1)
at 33rd). J. K. Huysman's "Against the Grain," a novel of 'fin
de siccle' decadence will be discussed.
* *      *
FRIDAY
UNIV. BAPTIST CLUB will
ncring, of •'Hanging Judge" meet at 12.J0 in Physics 301 to
fame. hear Rev. R. Slandarwich speak
on the theme "Keeping In Touch
With God."
* *       *
PSYCHOLOGY   CLUB—Film
■High Wall"  12.30, HM-2.
* *       *
LIBERTIES UNION meeting,
noon, Arts 105. All must attend.
* *       *
MUSIC CLUB — At 12.30 in
Brock Music Room, "Selections
from Lucia di Lammcrmoor."
* *       *
ELCIRCULO — Anyone interested in staging a short play
in Spanish please attend a meeting at Room 363 in the Brock
Extension.
* *       •*•
SCM — "Racial Problems in
the South". Arts 207 at noon.
Cabinet meets at noon in Brock
Board Room.
* *       *
ALPHAL OMEGA — Skating
party at Kerrisdale Arena. Meet
at Arena. Entertainment afterwards at the hall, 154 E. 10th
Avenue.
* *       *
DEBATING UNION —Those
interested in entering the McGoun Cup debating competition,
please leave the name and address in Box 33 in the Student
Council office, or contact Dave
Green, CH. 9701. Closing date
tor entries is Tuesday, Nov. 19.
•A- * *
JAZZ-SOC — Will hold noon-
hour record sessions all this
week in the club room, Hut B-2.
The club's newly purchased
LP's will be  played.
UBYSSEY URGENTLY
REQUIRES REPORTERS
Do Y-O-U want • better
newspaper?
Do you like the paper ai it
is right now?
If you like ihe paper ai it
is, don't do anything.
But, if you want a six-page
paper, filled with news of interest to you, volunteer your
services fur one or two hours
on press days: — Monday,
Wednesday or Thursday after-
noons, to write news, to rewrite news, or to work on ihe
desk.
One afternoon a week won't
ruin your studies.
DO TRY — WILL YOU.
Pubster Has
Big Problem'
Little Barbara Bourne has a
big problem.
She needs her UBC AMS
card.    Badly.
But she can't get it. She lost
her claim stub one stormy October afternoon when heavy winds
swept her tattered shoulder bag
away, containing all her money
and personal effects.
You can do your part by rushing to the Alma Mater Society
office, Main Floor, South Brock
Hall, and picking up your own
AMS card, so the AMIS staff can
sort out little Barbara's card
from the leftovers. The way
things are now, little Barbara's
card is hopelessly lost in a boxful ol two thousand others.
Pearson At
McGill Meet
The Honourable Lester Bowles
Pearson, former Canadian Minister of External Affairs, will
open McGill University's Annual Conference on World Affairs Wednesday, November 20,
with an address on 'Canada and
NATO."
Pearson is the most recent
winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
which he was awarded some
weeks ago for his work in the
United   Nations.
Students Wayne Hubble and
Mike Jeffery of UBC will attend
the McGill conference, along
with delegates from most other
Canadian  universities.
Round table discussions which
the university delegates may
participate will be held in con
junction  with  thi'  lecture series
The conlerenee closes Friday
evening, November 22, with a
plenary session which will discuss rcporls of tin- various
round  table groups.
Med. Student
Is Honoured
A fourth-year UBC medical
student has been awarded honorable mention tor his manuscript submitted in the 1957
Sobering Award Contest.
He is Patrick L. McGeer of
3861 West Thirty-ninth. Subject
of his paper wa.s "Recent Advances in the Biochemical Aspects and Treatment of Mental
Disease."
The Sobering Award Competition i.s sponsored by the Scher-
ing pharmaceutical house and
is open to students in Canada
and  thc United States.
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FilmSoc Presents
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ff
All next week in the Auditorium the University Film
Society will be presenting, to an audience of students and
staff only, the famous "War Series."
The "War Series" consists of five propaganda films made
by the U.S. State Department during World War II to incite
American hatred against the Nazis.
The films have since been
banned in the U.S., and all copies have been reclaimed by the
Government and destroyed.
There are however, a few
prints of these films that escaped
into Canada, where the U. S.
Government cannot touch them.
They will be shown in the
following order:
Monday, Nov. 18—
"Prelude Tq War."
Tuesday, Nov. 19—
"The Nazis Strike."
Wednesday, Nov. 20—
"Divide  and  Conquer."
Thursday, Nov. 21—
"The Battle of Russia."
Friday, Nov. 22—
"The Battle of Britain,"
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Banquet on November 14.
Such topics as the Development Fund Drive, the Changing
Role of Student Government,
the Board of Governors, Honorary degrees, will be discussed
before an extensive guest list of
alumni, faculty and distinguished guests.
Further information concerning the men's honorary fraternity can be obtained from Ron
Longstaffe in the Open House
offices.
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THE     (7BYSSE?
Thursday, November 14, 1957
EDITOR, BARHIE HALE
PIQUE BLEAK     Raven Criticized?
By JOHN DARLING
For those of you  who couldn't  see anything wrong
with  PIQUE,  may  I  offer  a  few  random   and  discreet
thoughts to prick your sensibilities.  Because  you  know,
these intellectuals can get away with murder if they think
their readers are sheepish enough.
Like the cover of the.most •
recent issue, most of the pages
sport a dazzling array of bright
faces. It is a pity that some of
their conversation  is  so dull.
Perhaps the company is overworked; with a few exceptions,
we see the taut sinews of some
beleaguered bard crushing the
paper with 2H inspiration. The
editorial  is  an  example  of  a
thin syrup of humor imperfectly hiding a proselytizing pill;
and   we   feel  that   the   medal
platform  is  a  little   crowded
when we read that the (excellent) cover."was done at our
request. . ."
; The president's message
shows how the best satire is
always written when retribution is least possible. Able
Snobbing's "Paradise Rephrased" is masterful, though
the argument for the perpetuation of the fig seems to be
strongest; "You see, men will
be forced to accept real values.
When everyone strips to their
'I-can't-talyous*."
Jack Tickletext did not
acquire delighted squeals of
surprise when his readers found
out that the "body" being chopped up was only that of a car,
If only because the style of
writing was so deliberate, and
the wit so precious: "the pawnshops . . . and the display windows of second-hand dealers,
crammed with every conceivable kind of useless folly which
had its hey-day before the turn
of the century." The drawing
is a waste of space.
Ross Colver's "Good AM, Mr.
PM" is mildly amusing; "Psychological Implications" is a
little more so, but neither is
much in the way of satire.
A friend said of the "Frosh
Guide": Around the campus in
80 cliches. I condemn it because not one of its categories
stung me, and I like to think I
qualify somewhere.
The justice of the execution
in Tony Cambrill's page is in-
vincible, invincitile, even
though we know that the professor will thump his loot
once laconically, regain all his
blackboard junple technique,
and break a few academic
bones. The patiently waiting
vulture hovers above us.
"The Lecture System" was
an interesting discussion. Mr.
Hale's title is indeed succint,
but doesn't allow for that most
essential intermediary, confusion. These articles show that
a serious discussion has a place
in the humorous magazine. Certainly a high brand of humour
is hard to keep up, and a little
tragic relief is welcomed.
Slash Maelstron's "One Lewd
Saturday Night" is enlertain-
ing.
Ian Currie's critique of
Chocolates for Breakfast is
verbally "delicious" and "languid." Now we take you to the
party, where Mr. Currie is
spellbinding the company . . .
"to put it firmly, she is a revolting little bitch, a youthful
monster of lubricity s-o-o-o-o
self-consciously lost that one
wants to weep. To be for a
moment succint . . ." always
succint, precise, glib. In fact, a
too glib for words:
"Sophisticated as I am, there
springs into my mind's eye,
unaccountably and periodically as I read this book of moral
maelstrom, superimposed in all
its incongruius majesty, the
image of a gigantic woodshed,
with several sturdy leather
strops, stained in punitive service and hanging regally on the
walls."
The "languid" reader might
even lose his way the first time
through the woods. After this
critique, who would bother to
read the book?
Wally Lightbody's discussion
of Jazz was interesting, and I
found the Brubeck Credo positively enlightening. We should
hear much more of this comment from the artist.
"Walking Matilda" metamorphoses from the "elegant,
nylon-shirted 'blank'" to ar.
"honest woman," "with a Big
Hand on (her) knee. AIL, the
most important questions of
youth are poised:
Can you see the sky at midnight?
Will you ask and clench your
fist tight?
Can you overcome your
Maidfright?
The big problem is to identify
yourself in a massive society,
and, even when further immersed in it, to maintain an
"island unto thyself:"
Slap the Big Hand vvith your
glad one.
Never let it drag you down.
All in all, I think we would
have liked to have seen a little
more Castor Oil with the syrup
and the proselytizing pill.
PIQUE is a unique chance for
the malcontents of the campus
to rant and rave, to spill a
little of the vitriolic brew.
If PIQUE is going to spoonfeed the public, a better sting
on the silver prevents egotistic
sucking.
By BARRIE HALE
The appearance of Pique last week caused a slow
roll of enthusiasm in this corner, containing, as it did, a
criticism of last year's RAVEN by a member of UBC's
English Department, Mr. J. F. Hulcoop. After nearly three
months of exploring the art of criticism on this page, we
were at last to receive some instruction, by example, from
our masters in the finer critical points, the more complex
maneuvers and disciplines.
We were puzzled and a little disappointed by what we
found. Mr. Hulcoop proved to
be as amateurish a swordsman
as we; his thrusts were nervous and clumsy, for the most
part, and he often left himself open to sallies so obvious
that we, with all deference,
can't resist delivering them.
He begins by postulating,
and we thank him very/much,
the identity of the critic a.s
that of a monarch whose subjects are the writers whom he
chooses to discuss. Thi3 definition, of course, places any response by the author to criticism directed at him in the category of treasonable activity, or,
at least, behaviour inappropriate to court society. But
having established this, why is
it then necessary to slide into
abject confession of hurtful,
even destructive, intent? Such
a statement as: ". . . several
people are about to be put to
the metaphorical sword," can
only be an Indication that the
monarch feels as shaky in his
role as he later describes his
subjects to be in theirs.
But perhaps we infer too
much. Mr. Hulcoop, after all,
has merely said that writer*
critic and monarch-subject are
relationships ". . . in many
ways, analogous . . ." However,
he makes no attempts to clarify
or explore the differences between the two relationships, so
we will push on, our conception of Mr. Hulcoop as a quaking king, vacillating in his decisions, intact.
There is, indeed, all manner
of vacillation in this critical
exercise. Pronouncements,
however pedestrian, are delivered in an assortment of
voices, from Olympian shouts
to the oh-well-you-know-what-
I-mean-anyvvay sort; from the
arbitrary limiting of '. . . evocations of place and person . . ."
to "expressionistic" writing, to
the unexplained reference to
". . . Hale-type prose writers
We were disturbed, too, by
the little inconsistencies that
kept popping up. After chiding
one author, for example, for
the use of "self-confessed"
cliches, that is, those placed
between inverted commas, Mr.
Hulcoop makes reference later
on to types, and does so between inverted commas. Speaking of another story, he remarks that "... clarification
of motive is often uncertain
. . ." (does he mean that the
motives are uncertain, or that
they are not clear?) after earlier
offering as the sole criticism
of "Initiation" the remark that
it ". . . was taken ... as a
satire on the theme of several
stories taught In Freshman English last year," a statement that
certainly leaves not only his
motives, but his meaning as
well, uncertain.
Mr. Hulcoop equates thc
writers of RAVEN with adolescents, and describes their manhandling of the theme of love.
His superior attitude was not,
we noted sadly, helped at all
by his reference to adolescence
and its predominance of sexuality as "embarrassing," or
his blase reference to Colette,
with the tiresome implication
that the French really know
all about love, you know, really
all about it.
Having picked our way
through all of this and more,
we came upon the statement
that "Of the poetry published
in RAVEN little space or time
has been left to say much." It
was at this point, at last, that
we laid the article quietly
aside. It is possible to grant
such a concession to one who
has used his time and space
brilliantly, but not, with any
grace, to one who has used
it to indulge his dubious whims.
Not that we are ungrateful;
we are pleased that Mr. Hulcoop saw fit to pick up the
sword in the first place, and
flattered that he wished to instruct us. But we already know
how to lay about us, thank
you very much. We need instruction in the more delicate
strokes. When suoh ia forthcoming, we will be more than
pleased to unwrap our foils
and show up for a few lessons.
"Aromatic" Addition to Brock Art
Canadian paintings which
grows there.
In a few days there will probably be a Shadboer In the
collection; a symphony of reds
and yellows.
This collection of Canadian
paintings has indeed started
with a golden,step and the pictures will eventually leave
their footprints all over the
Brock.   —Desmond Fitzgerald
IRWIN HOFFMAN, pictured above, will conduct the Vancouver Symphony in its annual campus concert at noon
today in the auditorium.
Another new painting has
joined the Brock Art Collection and it is certainly very
different in flavour to the
other six. By a Winnipeg
artist, Jack Markell, "The
Shawl" is exotically unakin to
anything flatly prairieistic.
The pinkly-veiled woman
who with an elegant sweep
fills the frame, has an aromatic
quality which almost exudes
oriental muskyness into white
Brock  Extension virginity.
Markell paints an impression and thc painting adds contrast to thc exciting nucleus of
"M" Nert Tuesday
Filmsoc, we are informed,
will present the German classic "M", directed by Fritz
Lang, in tiie Auditorium next
Tuesday at 3:30, 6:15 and 8:00.
This film represents one of the
earlier and still classic, representation of realism in the film
medium.—B.H.
WHY RENT?   MB
Own   a   Brand   New
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Only SI.00 per week
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PLAYER'S CLUB PLAYS BEGIN tonight in the auditorium. Student admission 25 cents
for an evening of three plays. Shown above are part of the cast of Synge's Diedre of the
Sorrows. Also on view are Strindberg's Th? Link, and Kelly's farce, The Torchbearers.
Curtain time is 8 p.m. The plays will appear again Friday and Saturday nights.
—photo by Mason
Cinema Authority Roger Manuell Speaks at Noon Today
Dr. Roger Manvell, internationally respected authority on the cinema, will speak at
noon today in Physics 200. He is the author of many critical works dealing with the film,
among them The Penguin Film Review, A Seat at the Cinema, On the Air, The Animated
Film, and The Film and the Public, and is lecturing in Canada under the auspices of
the  United  Kingdom  Infor-   —
mation Service,
In addition to his noon address, Dr. Manvell will deliver
a lecture entitled "Film Frontiers," 8:15 Friday evening in
the B.C. Building of the PNE,
and conduct a radio-television
workshop of panel discussions
and illustrated lectures in
Room 839 of the library, from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
He has been honored for his
work in the analysis of the
techniques of cinema by the
filmakers of various countries,
among them, England, Italy,
and the United States.
Vancouver: A Prose Poem
Perhaps the best reference
that may be given him, however, is a quote from his latest
book: "(the film has) built up
an entirely new relationship
in a dramatic medium between
writer, director, actor, and
audience . . . We shall always
need the art which has been
built up by the screenwriter,
the filmaker, and the actor.
Thc future is inconceivable
without it."—B.H.
By RUPERT BUCHANAN
In the summer I could hardly believe you.
Your classic green mountains stood 'round, shielding
you from — more mountains;
a kindly circle.
Your ocean was catholic as
an ocean should be, brave under crisp, sharp breezes.
At evening time on the ferry
to North Van you often showed me a wide screen wonder
when the sun went down
ships moved imperceptibly
through the Lions' Gate Bridge
— no speed boats thrashing
about; only serious, mature
vessels sliding slowly to their
place in the universe.
And what is a city if you
can't see it all at once? From
the mountain at night, there
you were below me. Your
form was blocked out in lines
of lights, and between them
was the jangle, thc pettiness,
thc hotel rooms, and dark al
leys. Your form was blocked
out in lines of lights but your
spirit transcended the form in
the softness of all your red
lights.
But now, Vancouver, I eat
your fog and drink your rain.
I can't see your ocean. I think
it has been mysteriously inverted over the city and during
the course of these months will
continue to quietly empty itself upon us.
No more technicolor now;
everything is done in shades of
grey.
And in the streets at night
the fog comes at me in massive
dim billows — not like gutless
eastern fog which moves away
when you approach it, but with
thc bold assurance of one who
knows he's always been boss.
ZELLER'S    LIMITED
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
IN RETAILING
WHAT IS ZELLER'S LIMITED
Zellcr's is a Canadian Retail Organization, operating 64
stores across Canada. These are Junior Department stores
which carry a wide range of popularly-priced merchandise.
Stores vary in size from 6,000 to 28,000 square feel of selling
area.
WHAT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
DOES ZELLER'S OFFER?
Zeller's offers an opportunity to grow with a young expanding company. Fifteen new stores have been opened in the
past two years and similar expansion is expected in the
future. This will provide excellent opportunities for young
men interested in preparing themselves for positions in Store
Management, Buying and other Executive branches.
WHAT TRAINING DOES ZELLER'S PROVIDE?
Zeller stores operate on the basis of decentralization, with
the manager responsible for the store organization. To prepare a man for this responsibility, training is a scheduled
on-the-job programme to give experience in all phases of the
business.
WHAT IS ZELLER'S REMUNERATION POLICY?
Starting salary is dependent upon education and potential
ability. Manager's salaries range from a minimum oi $6,000
to over $25,000; average $9,500.
WHAT PERSONNEL BENEFITS
DOES ZELLER'S PROVIDE?
Pension Plan, Group Health and Life Insurance, Profil
Sharing, Employee Discounts, Summer and Winter Vacations
with pay,
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT
OPPORTUNITIES WITH ZELLER'S LTD.
STARTS  TONIGHT
Player's Club
Annual Fall Plays
only 25 cents
at 8:00
in the Auditorium
continues
Friday and Saturday
nights
These three great
plays each evening:
Strindberg's
"The Link"
(A court room drama)
Kelly's
The Torchbearers
(A   wild,  .satiric   farce)
Synge's
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ZELLER'S   LIMITED
Personnel  Department,
511.1   Trans   Island   Avenue,
Montreal 2«).  P.O..
Diedre of the
Sorrows"
(A  romantic Irish  tragedy)
ONLY 25 CENTS
for the best in
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