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JAN     '« 1954
Price 5c; No. 21
Ontario Paper Wins CUP Trophy
Cancellation of registration is the threat facing students
who have not paid their second term fees by Jan. 16, associate registrar John Parnell announced yesterday.
Second term fees are now due and may be paid at the
Accounting Office, or mailed to the accountant.
The $2 increase in AMS fees is due at the same time.
A large percentage of checks mailed have not included the
additional $2 AMS fee, W. White, Accountant, revealed
yesterday. •       	
More Books, Less
Losses Reported
More than 18,000 books were added to the library's quarter-
million collection during the past year.
And UBC students, held in check by the library's loan
system, lost fewer books than in 1953. This was reported by
Librarian »Neai Harlow to the UBC senate at its December
 —— <£ meeting:.
U.S. Holds
Two University of Toronto
students are being held in custody by the U.S. Immigration
service in West Palm Beach, Fla.,
on suspicion of "communist sympathies."
Edward S. Rogers and William
M. Boultbee were detained Saturday by immigration officers
when they landed in the United
States after a vacation trip to
Nassau, British Bahamas.
Rb|e%et8!^1?i_>«fte» he Was
informed they could remain ln
a statement. Both the students,
however, refused to sign because
they were not allowed to read
the statement.
Rogers also said that the immigration officer who detained
them told them that their names
were in his "little black book".
The Department of External
Affairs has sent instructions to
the Canadian Embassy in Washington to make inquiries into the
case. Meanwhile a spokesman of
the United States Embassy in
Ottawa said the immigration officials probably mistook the Progressive-Conservative Party for
the Labor-Progressive Party.
. . . Newest Democracy
U.S. Professor
To Speak To
UBC Classes
Dr. Giovanni Costigan, a professor of History at thc University of Washington will speak to
campus classes in history and international relations January 29.
Professor Costigan has been a
member of thc U. of W, faculty
since 1934 and received his M.A.
at Oxford. He specializes in
Modern  European History.
Thc professor will also speak
to the Vancouver Institue Jan.
21!, His topic will he "Israel the
Newest  Democracy".
This year's increase was the
largest in history, surpassing last
year's total of 18,218 books by
The number of volumes missing at the year's end was halved
this year owing to "cautionary
measures" introduced, the report
The cautionary measures in
eluded making it more normal to
use main stack entrance and
easier to identify users.
Stack privileges have been
granted to nearly 2000 people
this year. Over 1400 of them are
students1 in their pre-bachelor
It has been suggested ln the
Librarian's annual report that
access to general collection in
the stacks be provided for a
considerably increased group, at
least to third-year students,
trusting them to be sufficiently
mature to benefit from the privilege and to preserve study conditions which now exist in the
stack area.
Several building needs have
been listed in thc report, including thc replacing of the revolving door at the main entrance
with a modern double entryway.
Additional needs include the addition of the book stack, providing temporary space for the Biomedical Reading Room; modification of existing lighting and
acoustical tile in several parts of
the building.
Just under 22,000 inquiries
were handled during the year
(8,500 by telephone) and a
thousand loans a month were
made of reference materials.
Mardi Gras
Queen To Be
At Pep Meet
Mardis Gras Queen candidates
will make their first official appearance at thc noon pep meet
in the Armouries Thursday.        I
One of the nine girls will pre- j
s^dc over  the  1954  Mardi Gras
January 14 and 15 at the Com-!
moclore.   Fancy   dress   will   be i
worn by patrons rather than thc
customary formal dress.
Pep meet entertainment will
be provided by Eleanor and John
Emerson, popular Vancouver
vocalists, and thc Lance Harrison
Admission is ten cents, or
twenty-five cents if Greek Letter-
Society raffle tickets are desired.!
Queen Candidates arc: Faith
Riback, Delta Phi Epsilon: Janie
Shrum, Delta Gamma: Dona
Fletcher, Alpha Delta Gamma;
Anne Byrne. Alpha Delta Pi:
Lois Robertson, Kappa Kapp;i
Gamma; Sally Lewis, Gamma
Phi Beta: Helen McCurach, Kappa Alpha Theta; Tanny Leonard,
Alpha Oinecron Pi; Btil'ly Ncave,
Alpha Phi. ' ,
Ubyssey Rated High
In College Contest
Toronto—(CUP)—The University of Western Ontario
"Gazette" has been named the best college newspaper in Canada
for the fourth time in the last five years.
A. W. J. Buckland, editor of the Toronto Telegram, presented the Southern Trophy to
Photo by Dick Dolman
JOINING THE RANKS of such greats as Sherwood Lett,
Jimmy Sinclair, and Dal Grauer is UBC's Ivan Feltham.
The AMS President will go to Oxford this September fo
play rugger, study law, and visit the English countryside.
Rugby, Travel, Law,
Planned By Feltham
Ivan Feltham, this year's Rhodes scholarship winner, does
not plan to spend all his time at Oxford over the books.
Besides studying law, the AMJjJ president will turn out for
the Oxford Rugger team, and travel as much as possible in
^.England and Europe,during his
two year stay at the famous Eng-
Books On
Show Today
Forty-three books selected for
their excellence of design arc on
exhibit in the campus Fine Arts
Gallery in the annual Rounce
and Coffin Club exhibition
which  opened  today.
The twelfth Western Books
Exhibition is sponsored here by
the UBC Library and the University Fine Arts Committee.
The Club, composed of young
printers, librarians and other
bookmen, was established in Los
Angeles in 1931, with the purpose of familiarizing printers and
thc public with thc annual production of fine printing in thc
west. <
Originally composed of books
printed in thc eleven Western
states, the show may now draw
entries from British Columbia,
Alberta, and Hawaii. The exhibit
will run until January 15.
Seventy-eight entries from |
thirty-one western printers were
judged by the Rounce and Coffin Club. Thc Club judges each
book on its own merits, not in
competition   with  others.
Thc name "Rounce and Coffin' 'is derived from two essential
parts of a hand printing press.
lish university.
Feltham says he is "looking
forward to the' different approach to education that he will
receive at Oxford. "The change
is probably the best thing about
the scholarship."
During his years at UBC, Feltham has done enough to prove
himself worthy of the honor. In
his first year, he played rugger;
in his second year, he joined the
Beta Theta Pi and was elected
Junior member of student council; in fourth year he was chairman of Open House and was
active on the ISS committee; in
jii:; fifth year he was elected president of the student council and
his fraternity.
In this, his sixth and final year
he received tiie Rhodes scholar-
i ■ i
After he has completed his
studies al Oxford, Feltham plans
to return to Vancouver to practice law. i
Scholarships Cards
Deadline  Jan.  13 j
Scholarship winners mustj
have cards signed by their prof-j
essors and returned to the reg- i
istrar's office by Jan,  13.
This   was   announced   by   Ac-,
countant W. White yesterday. No
Gallery hours are from   10:30 scholarship checks will be issued |
to   5   Tuesdays   through   Satur- cr applied to fees; until tiie cards
days, with evening showings on   are completed, lie said. j
Tuesdays,   January   5   and   12,      Cards are available at the rcg-.'
from 7 to 10 p.m. istrar's office.
Gazette editors to wind up the
16th annual conference of the
Canadian University Press here
In the Southam competition,
restricted to papers with a circulation of over 3,000, second
place votes were given to "The
Ubyssey" of the, Universtiy of
British Columbia, "The Varsity"
of the University of Toronto and
Jhe University of Manitoba's
"The Sheaf", student publication of the University of Saskatchewan, was named the outstanding paper in the below 3,000
circulation class and was awarded
the Jacques Bureau Trophy.
Laval University's "La Carabin'' captured the Bracken Trophy for the best editorials and
the Le Droit Trophy for the best
French-language  paper.
Nearly 100 delegates from the
24 member papers of CUP made
sure that the Gazette would
never win another Southam
Trophy. Because the Western
Ontario paper publishes only
once a week, it was felt that production of the paper was much
easier compared to that of the
Varsity or the McGill Daily, who
publish five times a week or The
Ubyssey, which publishes three
times a week.
For these reasons the Gazette
will in future compete with the
smaller Canadian universities in
the Jacques Bureau competition.
The conference adopted a resolution pledging university newspapers to take an editorial stand
against racial discrimination in
campus organizations an the attending editors also undertook
thc job of bringing the facts
about the National Federation
of Canadian University Students
before their readers.
Another resolution urging
Premier Duplessis to reconsider
his stand on federal aid to universities in Quebec was approved.
A second ballot was required
to name Stuart Keate, of the
Victoria Daily Times, the Ubyssey's nominee, as honorary president of CUP for thc coming
For thc first time in CUP's
16 year history, a French-language paper, "Quartier Latin"
from Universtiy of Montreal,
was named as executive paper
for the 1954 conference.
"La Rotonde", French-language paper from Ottawa University, and "The Fulcrum",
English-language paper from the
same school will combine with
Carleton College's "Carleton
'twtn do tit t
Kings Plan Meet
For Mardi Gras
MARDI ORA8 King candidates are asked to meet at noon
today to arrange for Thursday!
Pep Meet. Meeting will' be held
in Arts 104.
JAZZ SOCIETY presents piano-bass duo "Doc" Randley and
Stan Johnson in the Brock Stage
Room today noon.
UBC SYMPHONY will hold a
reherial in the Band Hut Thursday, January 7 at 6:30 p.m., All
musicians, especially violinists
are urged to attend.
DANCE CLUB announces that
all activities have been returned
including Square Dance Club oh
Wednesday night and folk dancing Tuesday noon along with
general sessions.
MARIS GRAB decoration con*.
mittee will meet In the mena club
room in the Brock Wednesday,
January 6 at noon.
will hold their first general meeting in Arts 102 Wednesday, January 6 at noon. All members
must be present.
VARSITY BAND will resume
their regular practises Thursday
noon in the Band Hut behind
Brock Hall. All newcomers welcome.
held in the Brock Hall Saturday night.
held in the Brock Hall Pridiy
Joan Of Arc
Here Today
"Joan of Arc", which starts
today in color by Technicolor,
will be Film Society's first Feature Presentation of this terni.
Because of the long running time
(2V4 hrs.), Filmsoc has arranged
to hold the 6 p.m. show in Wesbrook 100. The 3:49 and 8:15
shows wil be held in the auditorium as usual.
There will also be a Free Noon
Show today, featuring a Football
Film taken at the McGill vs. USC
game at McGill. A comentary
will be given by Dick Mitchell.
Next Tuesday's feature will be
Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" which has been brought
back especially for English 200
students. Other coming features
to I will   Include   "Bicycle   Thief",
host thc
1954 conference in Ot-
and   "The   Cruel
UBC Attracts Foreign Scientists
A mass of steel and nickel,
three storeys high in the UBC
physics building, is dedicated to
;i bit of matter a hundred-thousandths the size of thc atom.
Scientists from Europe and
America have come to work
with UBC's Van de GraU generator, now five years old.
Called "UBC's most important
contribution to atomic research
in Canada", the 24 foot high
yellow and red structure was
built to open tho atom nucleus.
The Van rle Graff is a companion to Ilu- cyclotron, betatron, and "heavy water" equip-
menl set  up at  Chalk River.
Capable of shooting a four mil
| lion volt, 25 foot long, crackling
1 lethal  blue  streak   of electrons,
I the generator is encased in a cast
iron   cylinder   during   operation
and lowered  by cranes.
Protected by this iron case, the
25 men who operate the generator peer through portholes on the
ve.'low   pa in led   sides.
The theory of the atom, not
creation of bombs, is the main
pursuit  of ihcso men.
Scientists want to know why
Ihe protons of the atom's nucleus
do not I'fpel each oilier although
they are ;ill positively charged.
By breaking ilu in apart, they
hope to discover the nature- of
tin- force which holds them to-
gelher in the nucleus.
Twenty-five years have been
estimated by thc men in charge,
to discover the nature of thc
The operation of thc Van de
Graff seems deceptively simple
when explained. A charged particle is just dropped through a
tube onto the target material.
While dropping it passes through
a four million volt field and
picks up enough energy, perhaps,
to smash through an atom into
its  nucleus.
The vacuum in tho tube is one
problem facing the scientists.
It must be nearly perfect as possible, one-millionth normal atmospheric   pressure.
If the vacuum is less than this,
thc dropping particle might meet
another particle during its fall.
The first Van de Graff generator invented by a physicist at
Massachusettes Institute of Technology.
It had a forty foot spark gap,
but to save this space, the UBC
generator has a 21 inch area of
j compressed  nitrogen  around   it.
This  is  sufficient  insulation  to
tame the charge.   *
j     Looking  like  a  giant  brewer
I vat, the generator appears to be
! an   immense   iron   tub,   24   feet
'high and seven feet in diameter.
It is probably the largest on the
,continent, the nearest rival being
'at   the   Massachusettes   Institute
of Technology.
i» PAGE TWO    . THE
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Student subscriptions $1.20 per year (included in AMS^fees). Mail subscriptions $2 per year.  Single copies five cents.  Published in Vancouver throughout
the University year by thc Student Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society,
University of British Columbia. Editorial opinions expressed herein are those of
the editorial staff of Thc 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 publication
of all letters received.
Offices in Brock Hall—Ph. ALma 1624   For Display Advertising—Ph. ALma 3253
Managing Editor       Peter Sypnowlch
Executive Editor, Jerome Angel City Editor, Ed Parker
Sports Editor Stan Beck
Senior Editor this issue  Bert Gordon
Reporters and Desk: Ray LoKie, Dick Dolman, Ab Kent, Ken Lamb, Bruce
McWilliams, Pete Pineo, Pat Carney, Joe Schlesinger, Charlie Watt, Peter Krosby,
Rosemary Kent-Barber.
Tuesday, January 5, 1954
de Jehovah
ont pris soin de faire la reserve:
"en attendant que les motifs
soient eonnus. . . ." Je ne pas
que Ton a eu tort de critiquer
Building Bookstore
"What this campus needs is a new self-
service bookstore." University* bookstore
manager John Hunter was quite right when
he made this statement following recent
Ubyssey criticism of bookstore management
and service. But it is merely talk with no
action in sight.
The bookstore has been an annual target
of .editorial criticism and student investigations, but the service remains "lousy," and
the bookstore is still in hopelessly cramped
quarters in a temporary shack.
A plan should be started immediately un
der which all bookstore profits, admittedly
small, are put into a fund to provide better
facilities as soon as possible. At present the
profits are turned over directly to the administration. These profits would be greater if the
students did not have to subsidize the book
buying of their professors. Faculty members
are getting a ten percent discount on books,
While the bookstore management claim that
profits are less than one percent of sale.;.
Students paying full prices are subsidizing
their professors to the extent of paying nine
percent of cost of their books.
By eliminating the faculty discount or at
least decreasing it until fatuity members pay
not less than the cost of the books, profits
will be increased. A long range plan setting
up a building fund with bookstore profits and
grants from the administration would provide a decent bookstore for the UBC campus.
Meanwhile something must be done to help
remedy the existing appalling situation. If
the the bookstore must be housed in a wartime shack, surely a larger one can be found
somewhere in the shacktown which constitutes a large part of the campus. Or at least
an additional hut can be used as an annex,
handling, for example, all the applied science
and medical texts and supplies.
A poll conducted by The Ubyssey found
that most students thought tbe bookstore service "extremely poor". Poor service cannot
all be blamed on the cramped quarters as the
management would have us believe. The poor
(The following editorial won sur les matieres d'interet  pub
the  Bracken  Trophy  for  the lic<
University of Laval's "Le Cara- Pour le ^e Kerwin, qui a
,. .,   ,„   .Un  „„„„,,4   fi»««4io« to*1 pencher la balance du cot& -»-- -----
bin    in the  recent  Canad an de_ Temoins „The right ^ prac, le jugementt rendu, mais que
University   Press   competition tice one-s reijgjon js a cjvii rjgnt. Ton aurait pu le faire plus ser-
(see page 1 story). It deals with  in the provihee."   II ajoute qu'- ieusement.
thc Jehovah Witness problem etant donne les dispositions de Un journale annoncait la nou-
in Quebec.)                                    la loi concernant la liberte des velle ainsi:    "la Cour Supreme
'                                     cultes   (cette loi est anterieure a decide que les Temoins de Je-
Le 6 octobre dernier, la cour » ^ Confederation), les Temoins hovah  pouvaient  insulter  l'im-
Supreme  du   Canada   donnalt  de Jehovah pouvaient faire leur mense majorite catho ique de la
gain de cause aux Temoins de  Pmpagande. Cela revient a dire Province de Quebec
que la legislature    provinciale Un autre:   "La Cour Supreme
pourrait les empecher mais que est  respectueusement   dans les
les lois actuelles se trouvent a patates."
ne pas les empecher. Ailleurs, on parle de l'injus-
,    m      Le texte des notes des juges tlce de cette decision a l'regard
passer de. circulaires, a moins  n'ayant pas encore  paru  dans f" ^^^T^T^i ? tZl
d'avoir la  permission  du  chef les rapports judiciares, ces ren- touJ°urs   falt   Preuve   dune
de  police.    Les Terrains  pre-   seignements sur    les    opinions grand tolerance,
tendirent que ce reglement ne  emises sont tires de l'hebdoma- Qudqu un est al e pluloin
pouvait les effecter,    puisqu'il  daire  "Financial Post",  qui  a exprimant des craintes sur le
s'agit du libre exerclce de leur  Publie un resume des notes des £*, ^JT J-£. ££
religion.                                           Ju«es-
Cette  cause est interessante.      Dans   l'ensemble,   nos *]our-
II s'agit d'abord d'un probleme   naux   de  langue  francaise  ont
reagi vivement devant une decision favorable aux Temoins
de Jehovah. Ils ont mis plus
de soin a blamer la decision
qu'a rapporter les raisons in-
voquees par les juges.   II sem-
Jehovah, dans l'affaire du reglement n° 184 de la cite de Quebec.
On connait les faits.   Un reglement  municipal interdit    de
de    troit    constitutionnel.      II
s'agit aussi du droit qu'ont les
citoyens    d'exereer    librement
leur religion.
Les neuf juges de la cour Su
preme se sont prononces. Clinq .      	
service   is  caused   by   clerks   not  knowing juges ont donne gain de cause   ble  toutefols que  le jugement
where to look for books, not knowing which aux Temoins; quatre autres ont   rendu ne soit pas assi defavor-
books are sold out, on order, or out of print, ete dissidents.    D'un cote corn-
It is caused by clerks who are only interested me de l'«utre, les raisons invo-
in putting in their eight or ten hours a week qu*es s°nt f1™™*- ...    .
,   , ,   ,   f                         ,   .     „   ,             _ Deux des juges dissidents, les
behind the counter, and in their own ten
Voici un extrait de son texte:
"Malheur aux instruments de
l'erreur et du desordre. Ils
n'auront surement pas droit aux
recompenses promises par le
Christ dans son sermon sur la
montagne. . . ."
La question a-t-elle ete  vue
comme elle se presentait?
juges   Rinfret   et   Taschereau,
able qu'on aurait pu le croire.
II est deplorable que nos
I'ournaux, d'une maniere gener-
ale, n'aient pas regarde la question plus froidement.   Des que
percent discount on books. Many of them don't  sont d'opinion que l'exercice de  ia decision fut connue, ils pub-
care if their customers (and fellow students)
never get their books.
Letting students on the self-help plan cam
72c an hour clerking part time in the bookstore may be fine for the students who are
being helped. But the rest of the student body
are suffering for it. Students working part
time in the bookstore should be required to
work a minimum of 24 hours a week. If there
were fewer employees working longer hours
we might get more clerks who take an interest in the book store and who know what
is going on.
The bookstore situation is bad, and will
continue to be so in spite of all the criticism
until the student council'officially passes on
the criticism to the administration along wilh
a definite plan to alleviate the situation. We
have had enough talking. Now let us see some
Misunderstood Tories
la religion est un droit civil,
done de juridiction provinciale.
Les deux autres dissidents, les
juges Cartwright et Fauteux
considerent que meme s'il ne
s'agit pas d'un droit civil, "the
provinces, legislating within
their allotted sphere, may affect the carrying on of activities connected with the prac-
tie of religion."
Par ontre, quatre des cinq Juges qui ont rendu la decision
majoritaire ont exprime l'opin-
ion que l'exercice de la religion
n'est pas un droit civil et n'est
pas   une   matiere   prevue   par
l'article 02 de l'A.A.B.N.    L'un
d'eux,   le  juge  Locke  est  alle
plus loin et s'est arrete a l'idee
que le libre exercice de la religion pourrait etre un droit fon-
damental qu'aucune legislation,
federate    ou    provinciale,    ne
pourrait atteindre.    II compare
ce droit a la liberte de parole
lierent des commentaires cate-
goriques.   Rares sont ceux qui
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Vancouver. B.C.
The Tories can now really claim that theirs
is the world's most misunderstood party. First
the Canadian electorate refused to believe
that a conservative party could be progressive
and now an immigration service official in tho
United States, the land of the credulous, has
ruled that a party labelled progressive cannot
be conservative and might in fact be nothing
but a communist front.
We cannot be too surprised at the poor immigration officer. Jjle has only taken his lessons in cold war semantics too seriously. Ho
probably thought the two Young Progressive-
Campus Chaff
Tradition, tradition, tradition . . . University
of Toronto, host of thc Canadian University
Press conference, simply reeks with thc stuff.
And UBC is just in diapers compared to the
veddy, veddy proper old East . . . that is thc first
thing that is noticed when editors from our
vaaast nation gather in one hair-tearing, squabbling bunch.
Hart House, the massive men's activity
palace at Toronto, is the answer to an Esquire-
reader's dream ... by tradition none of the sex
called female are supposed to be allowed inside
its walls. Somehow a few managed to creep in
during the CUP conference and methinks it
wouldn't be too hard for any of the weaker-
minded sex to violate thc masculine sanctity
of the house any old time.
Every male student, graduate and faculty
member, for $15 a year, is entitled to all thc
privileges of Hart House. All male students are
members while the special, grad locker-rooms
and facilities entice many of the Mums and their
15 shekels back . . . here at UBC it sopiiis the
alma mater mammy is forgotten when the
sheepskin is passed out.
The Place Is Loaded
Facilities at Hart House,include a swimming
pool, a dining hall, a chapel, three squash
courts, an indoor track, basketball gym, debating room, libraries, common rooms, barber
shop, snaok bar, wrestling and boxing rooms,
film room, art gallery, record room, rifle range,
guest rooms and several chairs. Dozens of
clubs, fcom Studeni Christian Movement to Revolver, Radio, Chess and Archery clubs have
their separate  facilities  in  the mansion.
And, if you want to get away from it all for
Conservative Association members he detained were affiliated with the Labor-Progressive
McCormick effigy burning
business on the campus is a
nazi-communist job and not the
We are, however, mystified by the report
that the two University of Toronto students
were asked to sign oaths which they were'not! j0b 0f university educated peo-
allowed to read. Surely it is taken for granted J pie. Canadian enemies cannot
in the United States that refusel to sign blank 1 but like it because it is a good
cheques is not a subversive act.
After all, the form could have been an application for membership in the Communist
Allan Fotheringham
a week-end, Hart House has its own Calcdon
Hills Farm . . . bridge in the Brock, anyone?
Local snack shop at Toronto is the Tuck
Shop, a term we thought went out with Dickens.
I guess here it would be Ye Oldc Dean's Coffee
Editor of Toronto's Varsity receives $27 a
week for his efforts . . . and he isn't the only
one—even a lowly assistant sports editor is rewarded with $9 a week . . . editor and managing
editor of the McGill Daily get a suite in the
student union building . . . well, anyway we
have the Applied Science boys to supply us with
laushs here. The Varsity ships its paper to
Oshawa every night to be printed. The McGill
paper can't name Student Council members in
editorials. ,
Flying  Beer-Cases
Biggest contest of the conference: a battle
between CUP delegates and 3000 Dekes at an
international convention to see who could get
thrown out of the Royal York first. The winner?—the newsmen, by one beer-case dropped
from the ninth floor. Toronto almost had a
new entrance to its subway.
Greetings sent to all Thunderbirds by Ken
Burgess, the big ex-Evergreen Conference
second team choice now heading a teen-aged
recreation program in Calgary.
No cornerstone brought home this time, we
flicl try and sneak back Hart House but stuffy
old TCA objected. The most memorable and at
the same time the most disheartening thing we
did bring back was the realization that The
Varsity has an Applied Science student working on its staff.
Things arc lough all over.
start infiltration and promote
disorder, chaos and Marxian
1 The anonymous leaders
showed themselves immature.
Here is good advice from thc
Gospel for all of us:
I 'Forsake  the  foolish,  and
live; and go in the way of understanding".
"He that reproveth a scorncr
geltcth to himself shame: and
he that rebuketh a wicked man
gcttcth himself a blot.'
Wc live in the best democratic country in the world but we
forget that democracy means
individual responsibility: All
men should be disciplined by a
sense of common brotherhood,
a devotion to the general welfare and a love of truth and
justice. If men employ their
liberties merely to further their
own selfish interests, if they
are callous to wrongs and in-
eualities, if they are indifferent
to the public good, they will
surely sink back into bondage.
Democracy surpasses all other
social systems in its demands
on the time and energy, as well
as the virtue and understanding
of the cittizen.
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College Printers
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and Publishers
4430 W. 10th Ave.
AL 3253 Tuesday, January 5, 1954
The Ubyssey
A Literateur
The Ubytsey's having a party where everyone goes to get stewed,
Beginning with tours of an eminent brewers where the life-giving
liquid is brewed.
There's ocean's and oceans of Lager, enough to get us all dunked.
Jump in la the nude, or. If you're a prude, coma suitably haltered
and trunked.
Wa follow our temperate axcurslon with something more thoroughly aged
At a pub on a la Georgia's where all the bast orgies have bean, since
antiquity, staged.
Come ln and find out how to get there; our staffers are helpful end
It's cultured; it's arty) so coma to the party, the Ubyssey party
Well, you've probably seen notices resembling this appearing
in this sheet throughout the year. For the unenlightened, it's an
indication of some of the fun you can have working for the Pub.
We won't kid you, there's a lot of work to it, but there's also a
helluva lot of fun.
Since the Ubyssey is resuming publication of three papers a
week, new pubsters are needed ....
There's a thriving kindergarten in the depths of old Brock hall.
Where they feed the kids on whiskey from the time that they art
They sleep on beer-soaked Ubyssays and Fotheringham is the Lord
Of the Illegitimate Children of the Publications Board.
. .. doeWt working for the Pub interefer with your lectures?
Though pubsters do not like to admit they go to lectures or even
study, most of us seem to pass most of our courses. And there is a
nasty rumour in Brock's north basement that certain pubsters
get high marks . ..
Peter Sypnowlch was an editor, drank whiskey by the tub,
He's the guy who turned the Georgia into an annex of the Pub.
Ed Parker is of different stock, teetotalling is his boast,
So while we call Peter "God", Ed's called the "Holy Ghost."
. . . okay, you say, so I won't fail; but I can't write.  Well,
Ebenezer, you have never tried. Newspaper writers, to use a sickening phrase, are made, not born (and this includes females). There
Is no better place to learn than on the Ubyssey.
Even if you don't plan to be a newspaperman, and most pubsters don't, drop around to the north basement of the B/ock and
meet the "best damned club on the campus" . ..
An army marching down the Mall was full ten thousand strong
And as they strode Into the Pub, they sang this little songs
"Our parents they were Pubsters and they were never bored,
We're the Illegitimate Children of the Publications Board."
Hit By
Court-. Plan
USC Members
Jim McNish's proposed "separate judicial court" for
student offenders was sharply criticized at last term's final
meeting of the Undergraduate Societies Committee.
An attack led by Roy Daniels, teacher training representative, reported seven faults with the proposed parallel to downtown magistrate courts.
Daniels said the main cricltism
was that the court was unnecessarily involved. "We seem to be
getting a set-up for the beauty of
the set-up itself, not for the justice of it," Daniels explained.
Photo by Dlek Dolman
GREAT WHITE CHIEF poses benevolently with pubsters
at work in renovated editorial rooms of the Ubyssey. Litter
and empty beer bottles were cleaned up during the holidays. New working conditions include restyled furniture,
soft music, handshake from editor-in-chief and other attractions (see story), are offered to prospective pubsters.
There are 17,000 distinct
species of extinct ants in New
Ideas, Scholarships Exchanged
Only two of Canada's twenty-
odd universities possess international exchange scholarships.
One is the University of Saskatchewan. The other is UBC.
World University Service Committee of UBC has maintained
its policy of exchange scholarships through most of its twenty-
year existence.
Rather than sponsor relif programs, which is the purpose of
WUSC, UBC's committee has
always sponsored scholarships,
feeling that the money is better
spent by the "exchange of ideas."
President Norman MacKenzie
has given his full support to the,
stress on scholarships. At the
Canadian WUSC convention this
fall, the University of Toronto
showed an interest in UfeC's
plan and there is hope that a
national committee on scholarships will b formed.
As other universities have
shown an interest in the UBC
committee's plan, so UBC has
shown an interest in theirs. This
year UBC's committee will start
a relief program. Already 3n
conjunction with a fraternity, it
has sponsored the Greek Earthquake Fund.
As the one dollar fee levied
students is used only for scholarships, WUSC also plans to canvass the campus in the spring to
raise money for Canada's contribution to relief, the new
Health centre in Dehli, India.
With the $5000 the committee
receives from the students, it is
now supporting four students in
foreign countries, three in Germany and one in Japan. On this
campus there are mvo students
from Germany, one from France
and an immigrant refugee from
This year WUSC plans to have
direct exchanges with India, the
Union of South Africa—both two
year plans; Germany and the
Middle East. The committee will
also send $1000 to Africa for use
as scholarships.
WUSC provides the exchange
students with tuition, room and
board, hospital insurance and
twenty dollars a month pocket
money.   The total cost for each
student averages $790.
Four faculty members are on
the committee. One of them,
Dean G. C. Andrew, is honour-
ary vice-president of the National Orginization. Bud Faruharson,
another faculty member on the
committee, was once an exchange student German at UBC.
The WUSC committee feels
that the Canadian Government
does not realize the importance
national organization hopes to
establish exchanges through a
centralized body, thereby putting
itself in a position from which it
can approach the Federal Government for funds.
WUSC president Joan Mac-
Arthur says: "Canada is behind
all other leading countries in
establishing international student relations. It is time thc
Federal Government realized it
of exchange  scholarships.   The;has a responsibility too.
No Xmas Flunks
Registrar Reports
No back door graduates this
Christmas is the word from associate registrar John Parnall.
The registrar's office has requested professors to turn In
lists of marks by Dec. 30, but
will take no action against students with poor standings, he
He added: "USC seems to be
shirking its duties as the discipline committee."
Teacher Training objections
were echoed by Art Weseen of
Applied Science, who said his
undergraduate society did not
favor giving too much power to
particular students.
"If this iff not the solution we
are going to have to find one,"
said Jim McNish who originally
outlined the scheme to the committee.
"We must find some solution,"
he added, "it's not working properly 410W."
Dispensing discipline to students is now just another duty of
the undergraduate societies committee. The committee appoints
sub-committees to investigate
charges »and then judges upon
the evidence gathered.
A maximum fine of five dollars may be imposed by the committee for offences.
Avon theatre will present
a special matinee showing of
"You Can't Take It With You,"
starring Charles Coburn at
2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9.
Seats for this special showing are going on sale for a flat
rate of one dollar.
Regular prices for the show
are from $1 to $2.50.
to Society," is satisfactory,
Sexy Topic
By Debaters
Members of the UBC McGoun
Cup debating team feel the topic
"Resolved that the Kinsey Reports are a Benefit to Society,"
is satisfactory, said Maurice
Copithorne, chairman.to.ciay.
Last week a member of the
Manitoba debating team dropped
out of McGoun Cup finals after
learning the subject to be debated.
UBC debaters will meet those
from the University of Manitoba
here, Friday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. in
Physics 201.
At the same time, a team of
UBC debaters will be arguing
their case in Edmonton against
Unversity of Alberta.
Thursday, Jan. 7, the six-man
team of finalists here at UBC will
meet in Arts 100 at 12:80 to decide which two men will go to
Edmonton and which two will
remain here to meet Manitoba.
Our six delegates are:
Danny Goldsmith, John Coates,
Peter Lowes, John Whittaker,
Ken Perry and Keith Hillman.
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Tuesday, January 5, 1954
Thunderbirds Roll Over Clover Leafs
In Wild And Wooly Exhibition
Referees Aid Show
With  Busy Whistles
It was advertised as a basketball game but the show that
UBC Thunderbirds and the Vancouver Clover Leafs put on in
King Edward Gym last Saturday night would have made the
late P. T. Barnum green with envy.
All that the game needed to
turn it into a complete circus
was a group of trained seals. The
garn^had everything else—nails
popping up ln the middle of the
floors, passes that bounced off the
backboard, tempers that flared
as if a championship was at
stake, a coach being thrown out
of the game and in between lt all
brief flashes of good basketball.
The men in the striped shirts
almost stole the whole show.
Referees George Siborne and Gor
die MacDonald managed to call
Wtbtr Gets Tht Goto
The payoff came in the third
quarter when Leaf coach Ron
Weber took particular exception
to one of Siborne's calls and gave
forth with a bellow that would
have done credit to an anguished
elephant. Siborne stopped the
game and ejected Weber while
the 800 fans took up where Ron
left off. ** *4i<j
To add to the comedy Thunderbird captain Brian Upson discovered a nail sticking up ln the
floor in the third quarter. Referee Siborne stopped the' game
four technical fouls, thirty-five
personal fouls and throw Leaf
coach Ron Weber out of the
game all in a period of sixty
The Leafs began to play as if
the world championship was at
stake. Bobby Burtwell and Jeff
Tothill were particularly heated
up and after protesting too loudly, had succesive fouls called
against them. Some of the distemper rubbed off on the 'Birds
as Ernie Nyhaug and Buzz Hudson also got technicals* for complaining too loudly.
and with a shoe he borrowed
from some gracious lady proceeded to bang the1 nail back in
the floor.
The final touch came in the
last quarter when Leaf guard
Leo Mulhern threw a pass that
was intended for Chuck Dean
but instead hit the backboard
and almost went into the hoop
for two points. By this time the
League officials were thinking
of charging an extra twenty-five
cents for the added entertainment.
Zaharko Hot in First Holf
In between all these antics a
basketball game was played.
The 'Birds got off to a fast start
and completely out-classed the
Leafs in the first quarter. Danny
Zaharko led the "Birds attack as
he amazed the crowd with his
long shots from outside the key.
The boys appeared to be on their
way to a lopsided victory as
they had complete control of the
boards and appeared very sharp.
All those who are interested in writing sports for
the Ubysesy are asked to
come to a short meeting at
noon today in the Pub offices.
There will also be an important meeting for all sports
reporters at noon today. It i3
imperative that every one
But then the Leafs crept to
within two points of UBC, but
the half ended with the 'Birrfis
leading 33 - 28.
Once again a guard saved the
'Birds as Brian Upson poured in
19 points in the last half. Bob
Bone only got seven points, but
was a pillar of strength on defence.
Chuck Dean, second only to
Bob Pickel in scoring, and Leo
Mulhern each got eleven points
for the Leafs in a losing cause.
Upson and Zaharko were the big
guns for Varsity as they garnered
nineteen and fifteen points respectively. Although the 'Birds
won the game by a 70-58 score
they have nothing to be proud of
as they should have won by
thirty points.
In the opener Dick Penns JVs
covered themselves with glory
as they fought the powerful
Eiler crew down to the wire
before bowing out 57-54. The
score was all the more impressive
considering that Dick had only
four of his regulars on hand and
had to use four boys from the
DANNY ZAHARKO is one of the main reasons why Jack
Pomfret's Thunderbirds are expected to win quite a few
games this season. Danny scored 15 points on Saturday
night at King Edward Kym as the 'Birds downed Clover
Leafs 70-58.
The Compost Heap
This peerless prognosticator has drained all the V.O. from his
system after the annual New Years rest and relaxation period and
though my crystal ball is slightly bloodshot the predictions are
coming in thick and fast on Channel Five:
Birds open their Evergrecn-with-scholarships loop this weekend and the interesting thing will be to see who is going to latch
on to thc center slot on Jack Pomfret's squad. Geoff Craig took
over at the start of the season while last year's title-holder, Ernie
Nyhaug, was doing his bit for Don Coryell's fectballers but Big
Omar has been regaining his form and the four inches difference
in the two boys' heisht is beginning to look smaller and smaller.
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And later in the season you won't sec a much better pair of
bullhawks than Gary Taylor and Stu Madill . . . Whitworth will
be the big team again in the Conference led by Roy and Ray
Beach, a slightly larger edition of Seattle' O'Brien twins . . . Jordan
Oliver, a big and always improving 6'10" sophomore will provide
a lot of trouble for Whitworth's opponents who include throe
teams in Hawaii.
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I've three old athletic supporters to bet that Doug Kyle will
grab some points for the Maple Leaf in the British Empire clambake here next summer . . . Pete Harris could b« up there too, but,
probably at a little shorter distance . , . one or two miles.
Watch the showing of the UBC-McGill football films today . . .
they are some of the best grid shots we have seen . . . clearly
shown is Jim Boulding TD's which was called back by officials
and probably cost UBC the game.
And here's another dirty sweat sock which says that Gorgeous
Georgie Puil will be wearing a BC Lions jersey next fall . . . and
Johnny Lattner won't . . . the Notre Dame player's build-up a:. a
possible Lion has been a tremendous publicity job, ignoring the
fact that he goes to work for Unkie Sam next spriim.
Varsity XI
Loses In
Cup Play
The Varsity soccer XI played
two excellent Richardson Cup
games during the holidays when
they upset Dominions by a 2-1
score before being eliminated in
a 3-1 reversal by the New Westminster Royals.
In the first round Varsity edged Dominions in a 2-1 overtime
thriller to earn the right to meet
New Westminster Royals. Gordie
Rudges first period goal and
Ernie Kuyt's brilliant goal-tending led thc Birds to a 1-1 tie at
the end of regulation time. Kuyt
was especially good in the second
half when his leaping stops saved
the game.
Late in the overtime stanza
Ken Campbell raced from mid-
field on a breakaway pass from
Stan Glasgow to score the elin-
On Boxing Day before a good
crowd in the stadium (he Varsity
XI hosted the champion Royals
in the second round Cun play
The Bird.s gave the Royals a good
scare before dropping a 3-1 decision. Coach Ed Luckett had the
boys up for this one and only a
bae case of nerves stopped the
fast starting Varsity .from racking up an early lead, as they
missed numerous chances. But
the superior Royals soon recovered and had a 2-0 lead at the
breather on goals by Carr and
Bird:; Ilerm ITallgrimmson eu
Mie margin to 2-1 early in the
second half but Royals quickly
wrapped up the game when Er-
rol Crosson scored the insurance
marker. The Varsity XI ran out
of gas in the final minutes and
obviously missed vacationing
Jack Butterfield and Gordie
Bird coach Ed Luckett was
oleased with the excellent showing of his team and blamed thc
loss on their tenseness.
The third division UBC Chiefs
have been idle for three weeks
and as a result have skidded
from second to fifth place in Ihe
league standing. However, the
Chiefs are still riding high wilh
,i seven game undefeated streak,
Doug Kyle Runs
Fastest Six Miles
On a cold, rainy and windy i-
day last week, UBC's Doug Kyle
established a new Canadian record for thc six miles, by clipping 44.8 seconds from the old
mark- *   fill;
He ran the distance in 31 minutes, one and four tenths seconds
easily beating the old record set
by Delwyn Jones of Hamilton in
1950. £
This fast time of Kyle's, who
incidentally is a UBC senior, was
a full 17 seconds faster than thc
best time at the U.S.A.A.U.
championships at Dayton, Ohio
last June.
The weather was a factor
which may have • hampered an
even faster race. The cinder
track was more like a swimming
pool than a race course and required a contingent of sweepers
to keep as much of the water
off Kyle's path as was possible.
Kyle was paced by Gerry
Swann, who rpn with him at
various intervals to give him
accurate timing for the long race
which lapped the oval twenty-
four times.
Kyle's lim. for the fractions
were 15:38.4 for the first three
miles, )5:23 for the second three
miles, and 5:01 for the fastest
single' mile.
Gerry Main
Stars For
Toronto XI
A former UBC rugger star
has sparked the Toronto Barbarians to an undefeated season
which ended with the Ontario
League title.
Gerry Main, who last season
was one of ihe* mainstays and
top scorers on Albert Laithe-
waite's championship Varsity
fifteen, moved to Toronto on
graduation and joined the Toronto Barbarians.
He tookliis winning ways with
him apparently for the Barbarians enjoyed an undefeated
season (which UBC had last yeor)
and upset the Irish-Canadians,
who had topped the league the
previous two years, in the final
by a bare 3-0 margin.
In their write-up on the latter
contest, which was watched by
over 1000 spectators, the Toronto
Globe & Mail complimented the
Barbarians' backfield (Gerry is
a center) on its "spectacular passing" and closed the story with
following comment:
"Several native-born Canadians who have taken to the
game were in the lineups of
both teams, outstanding of these
being Gerry Main, who learned
the sport iri Vancouver and has
developed into one of the best
ball runners in the game."
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