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No. 6
UBC Urges NFCUS Members
Support Quebec Position
The University of B.C. has urged all members of NFCUS to voice disapproval of
present provincial policy governing  university  financing in Quebec.
In a motion passed unanimously at the student council meeting Monday, the AMS gave
its full support to Quebec students in "their efforts to achieve a sound financial basis for
their university education."
Students May
See Fee Hike
President N. A. M. MacKenzie hinted Wednesday that a fee
increase will soon lace UBC students.
Three UBC delegates will support the Quebec students in their
bid for autonomy at the NFCUS
convention next week.
Chuck Conaghan, AMS president, has sent letters to the three
western universities urging them
to take UBC's lead and support
the   French  Canadian   universi-
The President said that while! ties-»
money does not solve every problem, adequate funds are necessary in the affairs of any institution   and  can  be  one  of  the
The letter expresses the hope
that student views on other campuses will be the same as UBC.
"It is my Dersonal belief that
basic  essentials  upon  which  to J we   (English   speaking  universi-
build  for  excellence, [ ties  should  give  as   much  sup-
"Over  the past  15 years our! P°rt to the students in Quebec as
student  fees  have  been  contri-  is necessary," said Connaghan
buting less and less to our total
costs of operation.  During that
Connaghan  received   a   letter
from   Walter   Tarnopolsky   ex-
period we have made only two i plaining the Quebec universities
increases in our fees, and these  position.
modest ones."
In the meantime, almost every
other institution lias asked more' sey.
A  full  text of the  letter  appears on page 2 of today's Ubys-
and more from its students,
"Because of this I atn certain,
even while I regret it, that our
own student body must, be prepared to contribute a larger pro- j tjbC's decision
portion  of  the   revenue   of   the;     jiie   w|re   was
Following the council meeting
Monday, Connaghan sent a wire
to Tanopolsky informing him of
University . . , and this can only
(Continued on Page 7)
Laval   University
also   sent   to
to   be   circul-
(Continued  on Page 8)
Blood Drive
Starts Oct. 6
Objective of the fall blood
drive has been set at 3,000 pints.
At least 30 per cent of UBC
students must donate blood if
the objective is to be met,
Campaign runs from October
6 to 10. Drive officials anticipate a big Frosh turnout during
the week.
As in former drives, there will
be an interfaculty competition.
Last year, the Aggies came out
on top followed by Pharmacists
and Foresters.
A highlight of the drive will
be a cavalcade of sports cars
touring the campus on Wednesday, October 6,
Donations may be made at the
Armouries any day from 9:30
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the week of
October 8.
Last year 73 per cent of the
objective was reached. Officials
hope this year's response will
exceed that amount.
Charm Appeal
Shocks UBC
"Let me tell you, UBC co-eds need a charm school like
fashion editors need marriage counsellors," stated one enraged
UBC student, Wednesday.
Tiie  comment  was   prompted        	
Tween Classes
by an article which appeared on
the front page of a down town
paper Tuesday.
Written by a well-known fashion editor, the article stated
lhat UBC coeds were poorly
"Maybe what UBC needs is a
good practical charm course for
the co-eds. It will get them a
lot farther in life than a working knowledge of nuclear fission," maintained the story.
The  article  asked, "where,
oh where are the sweet co-eds
like a rainbow that the Sigma
Chi boys sing about?"
The sweet coeds of Sigma Chi's
song have come down from the
rainbow to decry all forms of
fashion  training on campus.
"If a girl's goal in life is only
to obtain a husband then a charm
course is useful," said Dick Fraser, Arts 3.
"But she doesn't need one to
get an education," he added.
"Brilliant women who make
a success of life don't need to
worry about charm or dress,"
according to Richard Moir, Arts
"I think  the girls at UBC
dress   sensibly,   so   a   charm
course  for   them   isn't   necessary!"   said   Bob   Humphrey,
Arts 2.
"I agree that what a girl needs
is  charm  and   poise.  It's  much
more    essential    to    her    than
knowledge of science and math,"
smirked Carl Ramjit, Eng. 3.
"I'd hate to have a wife who is
(Continued on Page 6)
Eleanor Collins To
Sing Here Friday
presents Vancouver's first lady
of song—Eleanor Collins with
the Doug Parker Trio Friday,
12:30 in the Auditorium. Members free, otherwise 25c,
PSYCHOLOGY CLUB—Meeting of new members Friday 12:30
p.m. in HM2 (Psychology Building alongside the Armouries).
There will be a social get-together and refreshments after
the meeting.
NEWMAN — Newman Club
will hold a get-acquainted tea
from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. Friday
in St. Mark's College, Chancellor Boulevard and Weslbrook.
EY—Those wishing to play
Grass Hockey please sign up at
the Grass Hockey booth on Clubs
—Try-outs for the University
Workshop Production "The
Birds'" by Aristophanes will be
held today (Thursday) and Friday, October 2 and 3 from 3:30
to 5:30 p.m. in Hut M22. There
are parts for 24 men and 17
women. Casting open to all students.
(Continued on Pag« 9)
Thursday, October 2, 19$8
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fetibscripftins $2.BO *i>er year. Published three fifties a week
jtn Vancouver throughout the University year by the Student
Publications Board of the Alma'Mater Sob'iety, University of
Britisa Colttntibia. Editorial opfriidhs'ejfpressfed herein are those
hi the editorial staff of the Ubys'sey, find riot'necessarily those of
^he Alma Mater Sotlety or the University. Letters to the Editor
fhou.j hot be Wore ^than 150 Wo*ds. The Ubyssey 'reserves the
¥igh< to cut letters, and cannot guarantee publication of all letters
fec-rjved. -s^e^l-a^
lllanaging Editor, Barrie Cook       City   Editor,   Barbara   Bourne
thief Photographer, Mike Sone       Features Editor, Mary Wilfcins
Editor, Special fictions — 'RbseHiary' Ketot-Bai-ber
Assistant City Editor, Kerry Feltham
Reporters tthd Desk: Mike Rfcynor, "Madeline Brbhsdbn,
biahe Grant, Judy CtipperitHbrn, Irene Frtiser; 5udy Frain, Bi*Uce
fckylor and Oleg Wurm.
We find ourselves in the unusual "but pleasant position
•'of being a'ble to congratulate the Students' Council.
The bouquets   are  for  Council's  decision  Monday to
support those Quebec universities which are struggling to
' detain their autonomy.
It has been made painfully evident to these universities
ttiat they will have to toe the line set doWn by the provincial
government in Quebec or else forfeit any chance of getting
financial assistance from that government.
And that government won't allow its pr6vinces' universities to accept grants from the federal government.
This sort of thing has been going on in Quebec for some
That is why the students at some Quebec universities
went on strike last spring.
And it is why they need our support and the support
of NFCUS now.
If the member universities of NFCUS can pull together
and save the autonomy of Quebec's universities, NFCUS
will have justified its existence.
Up until now, NFCUS has been more of a nuisance than
it was worth. This year is the first year its membership has
been anywhere near representative. However, NFCUS will
not be a national federation until it embraces the major
universities of Quebec.
If a united NFCUS can brim: enough pressure to bear
en the provincial government of Quebec to insure the independence of the beleaguered universities there, those universities may well decid it is worth thir while to join and support NFCUS.
Otherwise, those universities will be lost to NFCUS forever — there will be no point in their becoming members.
UBC's Student Council has taken the lead in urging
NFCUS members to support the Quebec universities.
In doing so, not bhly have the breathed a spark cf life
into NFCUS, but also they have shown that the issue of
student autonomy is of primary concern to them.
We're Happy
Tuesday we took issue with the jumbled arrangements
made for Dr. Rhys Carpenter's lecture last Friday.
We asked for an explanation. We got two explanations:
one from the faculty, and one from the Students' Council
The faculty explained why the lecture had been removed from the Gym at the last minute. Their explanation
is too lengthy and complicated to put in writing, but we
assure you it is reasonable.
The students' council explained why the lecture had been
removed from the Auditorium at the last minute. It is
reprinted elsewhere on this page.
We are told that Professor Carpenter is happ with the
response tu his talk in spite of the confusion that .surrounded
So everything appears to have turned out all right in
the end,
We're happy.
We just wonder whether any explanations would have
been given had, we not said anything.
Need  UBC's Support
(Ed. Note: —• NFCUS President *Walter TarnOpolsky has
written to AMS President Charlie Connaghan Requesting
UBC's support for certain Quebec universities in their struggle for financial assistance).
The letter butlihes difficulties etictiuh'tered by the universities in dealing with the provincial government in Quebec.
Here is the text:
''Regarding the 'situation in
the province of Quebec, it has
been Corh'plicated for many
years. Until this year, McGill
and the UniVersite' de Montreal have been out of NFCUS.
About  two   years   ago,  the
UniVersite' de Montreal led a
rriovement to set up a Separate
French speaking student union
— Association Canadienne des
Universitcs de Langue Fran-
caise. Several of the universities joined, including the Uni-
versite' d'Ottawa, which was
also a member of NFCUS.
Fortunately for us, the UniVersite' Laval was opposed to
this separation and the movement, though still existing, has
now pretty well lapsed.
Then, last year, faced with
Duplessis' refusal to receive
their brfef on bursaries, the
presidents of the six universities of Quebec: Laval, Montreal
Sherbrooke, McGill, Sir George
Williams,  and  Bishop's  (three
Feverish Apology
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
After reading your editorial
of September 30, regarding the
confusion which occurred last
Friday, I felt that, indeed, "the
least somebody could do now
would be to offer an explanation and an apology to those
students who missed congregation and symposium events because these events were not
properly publicized."
I must confess that in the
confusion of the Frosh Orientation Program, I had overlooked
informing the Players' Club
that Friday noon would not be
a suitable time for "Her Sciencemen Lover" as had been
previously planned.
Early Friday morning when
we heard of the last minute
change in Symposium plans
which would have Dr. Carpenter speak in the Auditorium
rather than the Gymnasium, a
minor panic ensued, when we
realized my boob!
An emergency publicity campaign was set up, advertising
Dr, Carpenter at noon in Arts
100. As events turned out, a
very favorable gathering turned up at Arts 100 to hear a
most worthy presentation. For
those academians who turned
up at the Auditorium to hear
Dr. Carpenter, signs were displayed, giving information as
to where to find the meeting.
I don't think anyone actually
expected Rhys Carpenter to
appear in the play! Further, I
cannot share the Ubyssey's belief that    the    apparent "pro-
French, three English) formed
a Six Presidents' Association,
Which conducted their campaign and strike.
I attended nearly all of their
meetings as an observer.
My position was difficult at
first because McGill, Montreal,
and Sherbrooke' we're not members of NFCUS. Therefore, I
discussed and suggested but did
not participate officially.
Now, all but Sherbrooke are
rrtetribers. Therefore, I have
suggested'that their Six Presidents' ASSbciation is nearly
' identical With 'bur Quebec Region of NFCUS.
We have been hoping to give
Considerable autonomy to Our
regions,1 and Within this framework they could carry out those
activities which are Unique to
their province Wfthin their regional organization, and cooperate With'everyone on the
natibnal matters.
It seems that this proposal
will be acceptable, but I will
not know until the Congress.
Another matter has arisen,
which is that Duplessis being
the clever demagogue that he
is, and realizing that the student strike last spring was
quite successful, and that pressure was mounting, has caused
an organization to be formed
called the Ligue d'Action Uni-
This is composed of young
men  who are  active    in    the
found mismanagement" was a
direct insult to Dr. Carpenter.
I don't think a larger or more
interested crowd would have
been present in the Auditorium
in any event.
I'm certain that both events
went off very well, despite the
last minute changes. I do however appreciate the awkward
position in which the editor
found himself. I must say that
the front page Friday was a
little difficult to follow, with
announcements contradicting
each other. I think everyone
realized that such happenings
were in no way the fault of the
Before the issue goes any further, then, I should like to assume responsibility for the untimely showing of the "Science-
man Lover," and offer my apologies to you, Mr. Editor, and
to all those in "responsible"
positions whose shirt collars
wilted last Friday morning on
hearing of the embarrassing situation.
Yours respectfully,
Orientation Committee
Editor, The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
As a regular critic of The
Ubyssey, I wish to convey to
you my congratulations for the
superb manner in which you
supported the Academic Sym-
Uiiibn Nationale Party.   They ^
"presented their Own brief to
Duplessis this Sumrher, and he
inVited them to cOrtie to see ,
Thfey went and he announced
an increase in bursaries.
This Gtdvtp how has about
S00 mertibers and are out to
wsteck the Student CdUncils in
They are trying, e.g. to set
up a separate Students' Council
at the1 UniVersite' de Montreal '
•and thfeir own paper. They are
holdlhg a congress to which
everyone is invited FREE.
On top of all this, two student paper editors have been
asked by their Universities not*
to return this fall. Each failed
one subject, and that's the excuse.
I still haven't all the infor-
htatibn I need, but will have it
for the Congress.
All this boils down to the
fact that I believe the universities of Quebec need our support
as never before.
If they continue their separa- „
tion, they won't get it; if they
show willingness to co-operate
with us, we'll have    to    give
them support.
Well, this is very sketchy,
but I hope to fill in details
when you come.
My best until I see you,
Sincerely, I
NFCUS President.
posium and the Special Congregations last week.
In particular, I thank you
and your staff most warmly for
the assistance that you rendered at a late hour Thursday
night (in fact, it was Friday
morning), when the site of Professor Carpenter's lecture had
to be changed; the members of
your staff on duty at the printers not only made the necessary
changes on the front page, but
did so willingly and cheerfully
and efficiently. I feel much
indebted to them.
While it is true that attendance by students at certain of
the exercises of the Week Was
disappdinting, no fault can be
charged to The Ubyssey. The
committee in charge of arrangements for the Academic Symposium tender to you their
thanks for your co-operation.
Yburs'very truly,
The Ubyssey will welcome
guest editorials and signed
articles for ihe editorial page
written by UBC students or
faculty  members.
Contributions may deal with
any topic of interest to university students. They should
be typewritten, and triple-
spaced if possible.
We are particularly eager
to get contribution from honours and graduate students
and from faculty members.
In Ho cSse will The Ubyssey
publish unsigned rtiaterial. al
though pseudonyms may be
used on occasion. Thursday, Octqber % 1958
How Has Sputnik Affected Us?
Scientists Questioned
Concerning Answers
l" On October 4, 1957, Russia astounded the world by launching Sputnik I, the first earth
Sptunik I was followed in November by Sputnik II, or Mut-
The United States, after frenzied activity launched their first
-•satellite,   Explorer  I,  on  January 31, 1958.
Since that time, both countries have successfully put into
orbit bigger and better satellites, and have also made considerable advances vvith intercontinental ballistic missiles.
As the first anniversary of the
launching of Sputnik I approaches,,   these   questions  arise:
"How1 has Sputnik affected
* our attitude towards science, the
humanities,   and  education.
"What changes have taken
place during the past year in
these fields, which might be directly attributable to Sputnik?"
At least three answers seem
to be evident:
1. There has been a definite
-    increase of interest in scientific
2. There has been a reassessment of our educational aim and
3. There has been a question
of some of the basic philosophies
of our society.
Of the seven professors questioned, only one ventured to out-
rightly contradict the first of
these opinions.
Dr. Kaempffer, physics department:
"Anyone who says we are
living in an Age of Science
is talking through his hat.
True enough, students have
been forced to appreciate Newton's law of mechanics because
of Sputnik, but all I have seen
so far is a decline of interest
in science, as shown by ihe
enrollment of general arts students in science courses."
On the other hand, Professor
Lipson of the Civil Engineering
Department staled he felt that
the most obvious effect of Sputnik, was tiie fact that more
people were talking about
science and that this has given
an impetus to science.
Dr, J. B. Brown of the Phys
ics Department pointed out that
Scientists were beginning to be
aware of Russia's capabilities
in the field of Science long before the appearance, but that
Sputnik impressed this upon the
"The most important result
of Sputnik is that it has made
everyone more interested in
Education," said Dean Scarfe,
Dean of UBC's Faculty of Education.
He declared he felt that it was
the Russian attitude toward
science and education which allowed themto launch a satellite
"They put education on a pedestal," he said.
However, we should not adopt
Russia's system of education, but
rather we should place a greater
emphasis on the value of education, and our society should
give more valuable rewards to
those who are educated, he said.
Dean Scarfe also thought
lhat there seemed to be a tight*
ening up of attitude to education on the part of sudents
ihis year.
"There is a more businesslike
outlook—a determined efficient
attitude—a desire to get right
down to work."
The influence of Sputnik on
education was expressed also by
Dr. Brown,
"Sputnik," he stated, "may
have helped to make academic
achievement a little more respectable in high schools. Although most scientists realize
that solid academic achievement generally should be respected, students, particularly
in high schools, often come to
regard someone interested in
the scientific field to be somewhat of a 'square'."
Professor G. Davies, an assistant to the President, and a member of the History Department,
echoed the general feeling that
Sputnik had resulted in a fresh
assessment of our educational
aims and methods, and had
brought a new discipline to education and a new respect for literary endeavour.
THE CAUSE OF ALL THE FUROR — Sputnik I, launched on October 4, 1957, this first
earth satellite weighed 185 pounds, went around the earth in 96 minutes at a speed of
13,000 miles per hour. It was 560 miles above the earth's surface and stayed in orbit for
two months.
He pointed out that one of
the causes of Russia's scientific achievements was ihe deliberate use of education as a
weapon, of the Russian state,
to develop and harness human
talent to the service of the
Democracies cannot use such
methods, but a challenge is
posed to them in that they are
made aware that no nation that
neglects its human resources can
hope to prosper against one
which do.esn't.
And what of the humanities
in this surge of scientific endeavour?
Dean Scarfe's opinion was
that the reinforcement of
science has made the Humanities "look lo their laurels," so
that they won't be swallowed
up  or  forgotten.
Dr, Brown said, "Scientists
realize that our civilization cannot be measured simply by the
number of grapefruits in orbit;
French, English and History are
still as important as ever."
Once again, Dr. Kaempffer
"I am in favor of Physics
students appreciating humanity's heritage," he said, and
continued "it would be nice if
students in the Humanities
would appreciate our Scientific heritage, which is an integral part of our Western
civilization. The laws of Newton, in my opinion, are as
valuable and important as are
the plays of Shakespeare."
The head of the Slavonics department, Dr. St. Claire Sobelle,
said, "Sputnik's influence has
been evident in that there has
been a considerable increase in
the study of the Russian language and, Slavonic studies in
general, particularly by science
There have been other results,
some harmful:
A blind faith in mechanical
power; an unbalanced sense of
proportion,  and an attempt to
sweep away our whole educational system in a panic reaction
were three outlined by Professor Davies.
Dean Soward, Head of the
History Department, Dean of
International Studies and Asian
Studies, and Dean of Graduate
Studies pointed out that Sputnik has increased the self confidence of Russia. They have become more arrogant in their attitude toward the west.
Krushchek has even said to
the    West.    "We    will    bury
you," reported Dean Soward.
The  whole   effect  then,   has
been a questioning, a reassessment, and a great deal of soul
searching on the part of public
into the important aspects and
ideals of our society.
Ed Note. In Friday's edition
of the Ubyssey, the student
opinion of Sputnik will be presented.
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Thursday, October 2, 1951
Tender, Unmusical Poetry
Marianne Moore will give a
reading of her poetry at noon
next Wednesday in the auditorium. The event is co-sponsored
by the Special Events and Fine
Arts committees).
Marianne Moore is one of the
most respected names in American letters. This venerable grand
dame of poetry was born November 15, 1887, and has seen her
art safely delivered through the
various movements and fads of
this century's poetry.
A Bryn Mawr graduate, Miss
Moore was first published in
1921, by the pirating activities
of her friends. Three years later
the modest Miss Moore received
the Dial Magazine award for her
service to American letters, and
a year afterward became editor
of that Magazine, a post the for
mer teacher and librarian held
until 1929, when the magazine,
like so many other "little" publications succumbed to the depression.
Marianne Moore's poetry is
startling, witty, tender, unmusical, illustrative, and all at
once. Her "Poetry" has her literary theory: in poetry of all
places, even looked at with contempt, is "a place for the genuine." A poet should be a "liter-
alist of the imagination" and
produce "imaginary gardens
with real toads in them."
Poetry should not put a high-
sounding interpretation on —
"hands that can grasp", or "eyes
that dilate." That is not their
importance; they are important
only because they are useful.
Some of her poetry is geometrical in form, almost prose-like
when read aloud: her many quo-
Torture In Algeria
A few scattered articles describing the real Algerian situation have appeared in our newspapers, but as is often the case,
the frightening nature of the
war is obscured by a welter of
political speculation. At last a
book has been written describing the French atrocities by a
Frenchman who actually suffered the most cruel treatment at
the hands of his own countrymen.
"The Question" will undoubtedly be the most controversial
book in France this year. The
French government has seized
any printed editions it could get
its hands on, and banned any
further attempts to publish it.
For the first time since the eighteenth century, a book has been
banned in France for political
Henri Alleg edited the "Alger
Republican," the only North
African paper presenting the
views of the Algerian nationalists. He was arrested in June,
1957, after having gone into hiding to escape a detention order.
The book is the account of the
French attempts to make him
reveal the identity of his friends,
during his subsequent four
months in prison.
"The Question" is a terrifying
book. It closely parallels descriptions of the German concentration camps during the Second
World War.
Alleg describes in detail the
laughter of his tormentors as
pulses of electricity are driven
through his body. His perpetual
state of agony and exhaustion is
relieved only by unconsciousness.
Once, among the screams of
the other prisoners, he believes
he hears his wife crying. Fortunately, as he later learned, the
woman was not his wife.
Throughout the entire four
months he told the French absolutely nothing. His courage
in not informing on his friends
is the only part of the book that
carries any hope.
To answer the question: "What
does this book mean?" Jean-
Paul Sartre has written a lengthy introduction. Sartre, the
most influential writer in France
today, recalls the disbelief with
which the French viewed German cruelty during World War
II. Now, within thirteen years,
young men of France themselves
committing the same crimes.
Sartre is horrified to see young
men of his country twisted into such an awful pattern — and
rightly so.
These facts take on a slightly
different meaning to us than to
Sartre, a Frenchman. As for
myself, it has been a week since
I read the book, and already Alley's descriptions have become
hazy. 1 have noticed the same
tendency in others who have
read the book, They say, "Oh,
it can't be as bad as all that,"
even though they had been quite
convinced that Alleg had been
telling the truth when they read
This leads to the central
theme of the book and to Sartre's contradiction, namely, that
through our apathetic regard for
political affairs, and our general
euphoric dreaming, our own nation may be led swiftly to destruction.
Indeed, Sartre himself would
not have believed it of his own
country thirteen years ago. In
the light of this threat, what is
actually happening in Algeria
today is worthy of our examination,
tations are acknowledged by in-
verted commas, emphasizing' not
her eclecticism, but her ability
to absorb and make these borrowed words her own. "A hybrid method of composition," she
calls her style.
The short poem, "Silence.' illustrates the quality of the poetry of Marianne Moore:
My father used to say,
"Superior people never make
long visits,
have to be shown Longfellow's
or the glass flowers at Harvard.
Self-reliant like the cat—
that takes its prey in privacy,
the mouse's limp tail hanging
like a shoelace from its mouth
Humbert And His
LOLITA. a novel by Vladimir Nabokov. Longmans Greer
$$.75.   (339 Pages).
Vladimir Nabokov has given Lolita embark on a transcl
us the memoirs of Humbert Hum- tinental automobile trip last]
bert, displaced Continental with  some two years which ends
a taste for young girls. Dolores Haze (answers to Lolita, age
12.7, I.Q., 121), a distressingly
unattractive American, is the
object of his affections. Hum-
they sometimes enjoy solitude, bert is attracted to certain girl-
and can be robbed of speech children whom he classifies as
by speech which has delighted   "nymphets."
them" He  may  not be able  to de
scribe  the  characteristics  of  a
The deepest feeling always
shows itself in silence;
not in silence, but restraint."
Nor was he insincere in saying, "Make your house your
Inns are not residences.
Humbert's  loss   of  Lolita  t<|
man with tastes similar to
For three years HumbertJ
cupies himself in tracking dc
his rival and finally kills
only to be placed in jail he
pen his experiences.
This    is    Nabokov's    seed
novel in English. He is a wd
nymphet, but let it be unmistak-  smith of no mean quality.
ably understood that he knows
one when he sees one.
Humbert marries Mrs. Haze in
order to be near her daughter
Lolita. Fortunately Mrs. Haze is
killed in an  accident. He and
GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA — As she will appear in the Italian
comedy, "Bread, Love and Dreams," to be shown in the auditorium next Tuesday.   Vittorio de Sica is also starred.
depiction and satire of contl
porary America as seen by H{
bert is occasionally brilliant,
cause  Humbert  rarely  fails!
see the humour of the situatil
he gets into, especially those!
his trip with Lolita,  the  bq
becomes a first-rate comedy.
A comedy, however, is a sr
part of what Nabokov   has
mind. The work is primarilj
study of obsession. Humbert!*
extremely sensitive and well-|
ucated   man,   succumbs   to
passion   and   lives   a   horrili
nightmare of guilt and remoj
to  be  relieved  only   by  sexi
orgies  with  Lolita  followed
more guilt and remorse. He
itomizes  human  bondage in
most intense form.
Nabokov forces his readd
to identify themselves wj
Humbert from the start and
we tend to forget just how il
pleasant the whole experience!
tor  Lolita.
It   is  Humbert   in  one  of
more detached moments who
stores  our  sense of  perspecti|
when  lie writes:
"Nothing   could   make  Lol]
forget the foul lust I had infli|
ed   upon  her.  Unless   it  can
proven to me—to me as I
now,   with   my   heart   and
beard and my putrefaction—tl|
in the  infinite  run  it does
matter a jot that a North Amd
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Dear Sir:
Current articles on art, lively
discussions and criticisms centred on the Epstein "Christ" and
the recent acquisition of paintings for Brock Hall point to an
apparently widespread and enthusiastic interest in the visual
arts on the campus.
It is gratifying to know that
the Ubyssey has people on its
staff who are sufficiently interested in art news and exhibitions to write about them in a
critical spirit. But how important is the nature of that critical
Although the necessary ingredients for enjoying and evaluating art—interest and enthusiasm-—are most certainly in evidence, I would wish for more
form in the criticisms, more
knowledge behind the remarks:
The prevalent conceptions of
the nature and use of art by the
mass of critics makes abundantly  clear to  us  that only  snob
bery, "modernistic" bufoonery
and verbal nonsense are results
of their looking at and evaluating paintings and sculptures.
False values breed false values: it is becoming increasingly
difficult to free ourselves from
this hypnotizing merry-go-round
of reducing the multiple significance of art to single, unequivocal concepts as acutely worded
by the critic. We must make the
attempt. The art writers of the
Ubyssey must make the attempt,
if their criticisms are to have
any value tor us at all.
It of course means that they
must look inwards in an attempt
to discover why they want to
look at paintings and sculptures
and then take it upon themselves to judge them; it means
that they must give some
thought to the meaning of modernism other than the purely
false one of useless and noisy
radicalism: it means that they
must  become so flexible as  to
surrender their own ideas of,
to each canvas they look at|
they are to enjoy meanings
values   which   are   other   th|
their own; and finally, it mes
that they must show respect
the   artist   by   refraining   frj
writing  that   miserable   poetj
criticism, about his works.
Now, if they are to write abf
art at all they must understal
one very fundamental clifferen]
between   the   objectives   of
review and art criticism.
Art review confines itself,
and large, to a simple, straigl
forward and objective reporiij
of the significant informati|
about an exhibition with a m,
imium of personal opinion
pressed. Art criticism, on tl
other hand, seeks to interpstf
the relative meanings and valul
embodied in the art works; tin
is to say, the paintings ai
sculptures are seen in relatij
to   the   time   which    producl Lursday, October 2, 1958
Rebels: Beat And Angry
•dited by Gen* Ftldman and Max Gartenberg.. Citadtl Press,
$5.25. (384 pages).
This book    is    probably the  thing, implicitly wants nothing,"
| girl-ehild   named   Dolores
had been deprived of her
mod by a maniac, unless
^an be proven (and if it can,
life is a joke). I see nothing
ie treatment of my misery
the  melancholy   and   very
|palliative of articulate art.'
ere is nothing of an objec-
jle  nature   in   Lolita,   yet
Ishers in the United States
?d  to  touch   it  while  the
kpia Press version, was ban-
In France.
jokov says   "In   pornogra-
lovels,  action has  to  be
fcd to    the    copulation of
e's.  Style, structure,  imag-
Bhould  never   distract   the
|r from his tepid lust . . .
lexual scenes in  the book
follow  a   crescendo  line,
Inew variations, new com-
|ons,   new   sexes,   and   a
increase in the number of
|ipants (in a Sade play they
ie gardener in), and there-
,ie end of the book must
bre replete with lewd lore
the first chapters."
lis memoir, once Humbert
described   the   mechanical
his relationship with Lo-
the   subject   is   dropped.
jrt's  efforts are  so timid
Lolita   so   bared,   that   the
reader   would   be   well
to do as Lolita by read-
comic section of the local
iper throughout the scene
| reason Nabokov gives for
)bjcclion   to   his   novel   (I
|o   agree   with   him)   is  its
one of the three themes
undesirable   in   America.
Jther   two   are:   a   Negro-
•marriage which is a corn-
land   glorious   success   rein   lots  of  children  and
children;   and   the   total
who lives a happy and
life, and dies in his sleep
age of 106."
... is still coming Oct. 10
most reliable anthology and criticism of the Beat Generation
and their supposed English counterpart, the Angry Young Men,
that has been or will ever be
printed. We say this not because we doubt there are those
who could better comment on
these insurgents, but because we
doubt anyone more
would want to.
Feldman and Gartenberg, being editor and literary agent,
have said, rather well, all that
can be said about the results of
the literary thinking of the
beardless on either side of the
They endear themselves to
sensibility by refusing to consider the Beat people as anything more than a representation of a restricted field of com-
and "The Beat Generation cannot take because it has nothing
to give."
About the Englishmen, or The
Angry Young Men, who are "too
removed from society to sustain
anger", they are more praising,
and consolidate their position by
including excerpts from Colin
qualified Wilson's "Outsider" and Kings-
ley Amis' "Lucky Jim,"
They include most of the bigger noises in Beat circles: Ker-
ouac, Rexroth, Solomon and
Ginsberg. The inclusion of Ginsberg's controversial "Howl,"
which some pundits have called
a new "Wasteland" was worthwhile, for this long and somewhat striking poem sums up all
that is worth knowing about the
Beat crowd.
If you cannot be repelled by
ment.   They say, "The Beat Gen- the immorality of Beat, you have
eration, because it wants every-  to be repelled by the ridiculous
The Broad Outlook - What Is It?
Every year an urgent appeal
goes out to UBC students to
"Broaden Their Outlook."
This is done by joining a club.
The phrase, long associated
with touring Europe, appears to
have little or no meaning in itself.
No attempt is made to define
what it means (if anything) yet
it is in constant use.
It is useless to hope the meaning of the phrase can be deduced
from a painstaking investigation
into how it is used.
Little or no light will be
thrown on its meaning by this
method because the phrase is employed in a rather reckless manner.
The only indication of its
meaning comes from the methods used to deliver the phrase.
All sort of physical gyrations
and oral twitches are called into play when a silence is filled
with "but you must broaden
your outlook."
A vestige of meaning can be
gleaned from the phrase when
used in connection with "the
grand tour."
"You must go to Europe — it
broadens your outlook."
Gazing at piles of consecrated
masonary and associating with
"sensitive Europeans" (another
phrase with an equally ambiguous meaning) somehow or another has a broadening affect.
Here it seems possible to take
the phrase to have something to
do with provincialism and
"broadening" could possibly
mean the knocking down of
some sort of mythical wall which
is used as a substitute for an
operational definition of this
particular field.
However, that this can be
equally applied to the field of
a club activity is somewhat dubious.
Joining a club could possibly
mean lhat a particular knowledge about a particular activity
is learned on a particular day
of every week by a particular
group of people gathered together under one name.
However, the provincial concept of the meaning of the
phrase appears to have a much
more general cause — a sort of
osmosis causes the broadening.
The club concept appears to
be a concentrated effort which is
anything but "osmatic."
It is time a member of a club
came forward with a definition
of his use of the phrase so it
would   be  possible   to  criticize
the validity of their assertion.
.As things stand now their position is impossible to understand for the very reason that
we have absolutely no way of
knowing what they are talking
But maybe it does not matter
since so many people are willing
to tear down or defend their
position as it stands now.
Whatever the position be.
Raven editor, Desmond Fitz-
Gerald, has called for contributions for the magazine's fall edition.
Fitz -Gerald wants essays,
short stories and poetry — serious, humorous, satiric or esoteric.
Material should be turned into
office of Co-ordinator of Publications, North Brock Hall, by
deadline of October 20.
Usual) Are   Criticized
in relation to past and
Ir periods, marked influ-
|and radical departures, de-
ancl kinds of sensitive
Iness, greatness or humble-
|f aim and so on. Too often
/iew gets out of hand and
Ss the more delicate and
pitional grounds of art cri-
and often art criticism
les unaware of the more
■bracing nature of its high-
Ice and when this happens,
1 to invariably become the
If literary men who must
I poetry out of context.
does not mean lo say that
J insight is misplaced when
|sed in art criticism; on
rary, it is indispensable
Jy great art criticism.
critical writings of John
Charles Baudelaire and
[erbort Read exemplify to
jced degree how the poetic
lean serve to illuminate,
|d through the relations
anings so  expressed,  the
corresponding visual relations
and  meanings in works of art.
The poetic sense, however, is
only one part of their total critical equipment—it does not get
in the way of the subject, but
serves rather to illuminate in
more vivid terms its essential
meaning,. Art criticism is then
seen to be more demanding of
the total means of perception
and imagination, and that this
total means can be found in only
rare1- and highly developed men.
It would follow then that art
review and not art criticism
would be more numerous. This
is not the case al all. Instead
we have neither art review nor
art criticism but terrible essays,
mixed bags of verbal nonsense
and bad poetry, narrow, ego-ridden opinions lacking in true historic sense and sensitiveness,
"inspired" abstract jumbles all
expressed not in relation to art
but  in  relation  to  selfhood.
Now   to   the   point   towards
which the article has been building. I suggest that the art critics
of the Ubyssey resign the more
important and exacting offices
of true art criticism and become
instead art reviewers pure and
If our writers were to do this
and confine themselves to honest, straight-forward reportings
of current art exhibitions and
art news, they would be rendering us, and the artists concerned,
a valuable service. It should in
no way frustrate their apparent
strong energies and enthusiasms
but rather serve to order them
to a task more useful than simply blowing off steam over
works of art.
They could preoccupy themselves with reporting kinds of
art works exhibited—that is,
schools of paintings and sculpture represented — titles of
works, names of the artists, perhaps the odd interview with a
controversial  artist  as well  as
with a recognizably quiet and
out-of-place one, what the artists
say about what they are trying
to do, if they feel that they have
given significant embodiment lo
ther ideas and feelings, etc.,—
this could really be valuable and
enlightening and stimulating to
people who folow the galeries.
In closing, I hope that B.B. will
not continue to project into Epstein's "Christ" carved as being
in his hour of humiliation;
bound, beaten, crowned with
thorns and condemned to die
by the worst form of execution
the Classical World could devise,
"peaceful co-existance between
body and soul that is every
Christian's goal."
I hope too that Desmond Fitzgerald will refrain from writing
in that glaring style of his. those
annoying, torrential floods of
imagery having very little to
do with the works involved.
philosophy. They cannot believe in tomorrow, and there-
fore think they live for today.
They are in the same position as
the man who wonders why he
should eat when he knows he has
to eat again. In none of the
selections offered by the editors
is there proof that the Beat dislikes the world for any other
reason that there is an atom
bomb and that parts of the world
are distasteful.
Presumably, none of the Beat
people could either read or understand the book by the man
they are equated with, Colin
Wilson. Nor, by any stretch of
the imagination, could the Beat
leader, Kerouac, be compared
with any of the.outsider? Wilson
studied. We are not impressed
by the fact that' Kerouac traded
football for poor writing, and
we hope the editors did not intend that this fact should prove
that Kerouac stands for anything.
Enough about the North American writing youth. Until one
appears who can handle the
ideas of his betters without running out to the washroom for a
fix, we had better look homeward, where, in time of intellectual calamity, we always do
The selection from Amis is
writing. The author of "Lucky
Jim" is a working author, which
is more than can be said for any
of the Americans. He can draw
characters and human situations.
He reminds us of a Dickens with
a university education.
Because he is able to live as
both a human and a writer, Amis
may one day rise too far to be
lumped, as critics will lump,
with any loosely defined group.
Amis is, for want of a better, the
only intellectual leader available to the young generation. He
was born a worker, so dislikes
arch conservatism, and he looked long enough at Marxism to be
disgusted. He is eminently,
though perhaps not too positively, on the side of the honest in
About Wilson, the editors are
quite wrong. They say Wilson
began with a rejection of rationalism and humanism. This is a
mistake made by all those who
criticized Wilson by refusing to
look at what he had studied, and
trying to condemn him on the
grounds of what he did not
The Outsider was simply an
examination of the critical fac-.
ulty of an intelligent man personified in those individuals who
had lost sight of God. It was
nothing more, and Feldman and
Gartenberg should not have sullied some very astute comments
by trying to make the Outside
anything more or less than it
The book is an excellent one
to look through, for it gives a
useful fund to the laziest of
name droppers; and the introduction is well done. It is realistic, debunking the debunkers,
and pointing up the as yet shallow wisdom in the younger English authors. It sums up all one
would want to know about either school without reading deeply
in the schools themselves.
The anthology section is on
the same quality paper, which
is excellent for blotting ink and
blood stains, after you have
clipped out the articles and excerpts by John Osborne, Amis,
and Colin Wilson.
Thursday, OQtob$R2, 195&
(Continued from Page 1)
a nuclear scientist," one fraternity boy murmered,
"I quite agree. Nuclear fission is of very little value to the
modern housewife," John Gem-
mill, Commerce 2, said.
"Let me tell you a charm
school would be a waste of
time," said Danielle Davis, Arts
"Who's going to get dressed
up for coming to school?" she
wanted to know.
Her companion, a European
student studying at the University of Berkeley agreed.
"Girls should be taught to be
charming by their parents," he
Co-eds and men students
alike agree lhat UBC definitely does NOT need a charm
"Charm should come naturally to a woman," Austin Belix,
Arts 1, said.
"Pure snobbery," Alice Hogarth. Arts 1, snapped.
♦ "What people are here for is
to learn, not to be little fashion
plates   anyway,"   she   said.
•        "I  think   a   charm  school   is
rather ridiculous and quite unnecessary,"  Elisa Stenner, Arts
3, said.
"Who has time for a charm
school?" Elsie Hanson, Arts 1,
"Besides, anyone who's really
interested in charm will have to
read up on the subject," she
"We're in our 'first fine flush
of womanhood' but we're not
concentrating on our beautiful  appearance."   one  senior
girl said.,
"We're here to get an education, not a charm school diploma!" she added.
"Let me tell you we don't
need a charm school out here,"
said Lawrence Bunka, Commerce 3, between clenched teeth.
"This is a University, not a
modelling school," he added.
"A charm school isn't necessary," said Arthur Conroy, Arts
"People come out here and
they're supposed to be intelligent; they're supposed to understand society and they should
be able to conform to majority
standards of dress,"  he said.
"Let me tell you most of
the girls out here are charming anyway." breathed pimply Abe Sproule. "They don't
need a charm school."
"They have enough charms
now without going to school,"
said Fred McCourt, also Arts
1, his left eyebrow arched.
"A University isn't the right
place to have a charm school.
That's more of a personal pursuit and shouldn't interfere with
campus activities," Susan Flanders, Education 2, said.
"We're not out here to learn
how  to dress,   we're  out  here
for  an  education,"   Julie  Bennett, Arts 1, pointed out.
"You   can   find   ten   well-
dressed girls for every poqrly
dressed one," said Carole Mc-
Clellan,  Arts 4.
Sole   dissenting   voice   came
from Pat Shaw, Arts 2.
"A charm school would help
some of the kids," she said.
"There's lots of things I'd like
to know."
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Challenge  Of Sputnik
The   launching   of   the   first
Russian Sputnik, almost a year
ago, presented a direct challenge !
to  our society.
University President, Norman
A. M. MacKenzie, in his annual
address to the Faculty and Student Body Tuesday, cited this
launching as one of the "symptoms of unsolved problems and
evidence of the uneasy world in
which we live.
"Sputnik was, and is, a direct
challenge to our society, particularly to those of us engaged in
education, for the world of the
future will belpng to those who
are best able to control and use
the forces of nature, and best
able to organize and inspire or
control human nature and human beings."
Dr. MacKenzie went on to
comment on the new emphasis,
in Canadian defense policy.
"The implications of this may
be far-reaching and are likely to
affect everyone in this audience.
The basic implications of Canadian defence policy are fairly
simple because, due to population and wealth, we are incapable of defending ourselves
against modern wieapons."
We are left with two or three
choices as a result of this, he
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United States.
The second is to join with
other nations, including the
United States, in a general defence agreement, in which we
might play an appropriate role.
The third, "is that of becoming a northern projection of
the United States defences.
"In this arrangement we buy
their weapons; we are trained
and directed by them, and we
provide their forces with bases
and facilities in appropriate
areas across our country."
Dr. MacKenzie stated that
practically all the research and
development involved in weapons will be done in the United
States, and that if this is true,
"the bright young men and
women will flow south across the
line, where their brains, their
abilities and their training can
be used.
"It also means that the best
and more adventurous of those
engaged in our labour force will
be more likely to find suitable
employment at Boeings in Seattle than at Avro in Toronto."
He then went on to describe
the system of government grants
for the development and expansion of the university.
He spoke on the work done in
the various fields of Fine Arts
at the university Summer
School, and said it was this Summer School of the Arts, over the
past few years, which has developed a climate in which it
was possible to plan for such an
ambitious venture such as the
Vancouver International Festival.
Dr, MacKenzie then addressed himself to first year students.
"We hope that you will enjoy your years with us, and we
hope, too, that you will achieve
here some of the things that you
really desire and that will be of
interest and use to you throughout the rest of your lives.
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to accept responsibility for
themselves and for the good
name and the reputation of their
The student body was then
reprimanded for their disregard
for the condition of the campus
and buildings and for the garbage left on lawns.
The president then turned to
the University and to university
policy for the future. He stated
that UBC is being accepted and
is  in  the process of becoming
one of the largest universities
in Canada.
In the future our goal should
be one of excellence in everything we do or attempt, he said.
Ue commented that he did not
mean to imply by this that we
have not been good or that we
are not now good, but that over
the years our main concern has
been to build the foundations.
"I do believe that in the future our chief concern must be
with excellence in all we do, and
that we should see to it that
those who come to us are the
best and ablest in the nation,
both students and teachers.
Dr. MacKenzie closed by saying that the most important issue within the university itself
"is to maintain a proper balance
between and among the disciplines and to ensure that a broad
and informed basis of understanding is given to all of the
students to whom we give degrees.
"No concern }'...r the minutiae
of professional schools or departmental problems should interfere with our students' opportunities to get somewhere
along the way a broad introduction to science, the humanities,
human relationships and the
world around.
"This for me, along with our
struggle for excellence, is the
real challenge within universities, and particularly at our University today."
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BROCK  EXTENSION ''Thui'SdSy, October 2, 1958
TirfE  WYSStfY
Douks Concerned Wifh
Conformity Not Schools
The real question is not educa-  munally, and produce commun-
tion, but conformity, said Peter
Faninow, speaking on the Doukhobor problem Wednesday noon.
When the Doukhobors came to
Canada, he said, they Were assured by the negotiators that:
1. The would be permitted to
live   commun&'IIy.
2. They would, as a pacifist
group, be eJcerhipt from military
He accused the local press of
ally, for this country."
During the question period
which folldwied, Mr. Kaninow,
asserted that the Vancouver
and Victoria presses have been
biased and unfair to this minority.
"The Doukhobors, as such,
have  never bombed.
"However," he Continued, "the
Doukhobors are the most individualistic people I have ever
"Although some members
within the group rniay bomb, it
is not the group's policy,"
Peter Kaminow, himself a
Doukhobor, graduated in law
from the University of Saskatchewan.
(Continued from Pago 1)
be done through an increase in
Dr. MacKenzie stressed that if
this increase should come about,
members of the student council
would most certainly be consulted.
When informed of the Vancouver Sun's article on
"shapeless" campus dress, Miss
Marjory Lerfhiing, assistant lo
the Dean of Women, stated
that she hadn't seen the story
and couldn't comment on it.
"But I'd like io'^o On record as saying 'ihaf'bur girls
dress both strtarfly'and suitably for campus life," she said.
Racial Prejudice Issue
Concerns The CLU
The Civil Liberties Union "might" hold a meeting to draw
the students attention to the racial trouble in South Vancouver.
The C.L.U. are plannning to
UCC Column Met With
Faint Praise
bias in reporting the Doukhobor problem.
The Doukhobors believe, be
asserted, that the Canadian form
•of education violates their pacifists principles by teaching
nationalism. In defense of this
belief, he quoted Dr. Brock
"We bring children up with
pun--, in 11'ieir hf.nris from the
time they <>re born."
Tne Doukhobors, ho added,
will not .«end their children to
schools where they will be taught
that the welfare of the group
they belong to is more important
than the welfare of any other
The New Denver school.
therefore, is not the answer. Of
the students, he said, "When
you cannot make them lovnl
Canadians, but can cut the ties
of parental love and loyalty to
the home, they have no attachments."
"This is nota problem, it's a
challenge. "We have permitted
these people to live here for 60
years. Is our only solution to
tell them to get out of the country?"
He offered a positive solution.
The DoukH'obors. he said, cbuld
"live   communally, work   cbm-
All students welcome to the
Young People's Union, West
Point Grey United Church,
Tolmie and 8th Ave., Sundays
at 8.15 p.m.
Ed. Note:-—Tuesday The Ubyssey ran a 30-inch story devoted to clubs. It was intended to give clubs an opportunity to
publicize their activities. The column was written by a UCC
representative, but was not What we originally intended).
Are you in favor of The Ubyssey giving 30 inches per issue
to UCC to use as they did Tuesday in the clubs day story on
page 4?"
This was the uestion Ubyssey
reporters asked over 50 students
"I looked at it and I'm afraid
I didn't continue to read it,"
said Desmond Fitzgerald, editor
of UBC's literary magazine.
Ben Green, Arts 3, stated the
information   ''could   have   been
| said in half the space."
Bruce Anderson thought the
space could be put to better use.
"I'd like to see the space used
for more newsworthy items," he
Ted Cameron. Arts 2, thought
it was a good page, but "story !
didn't say anything." j
"It's  a  good  thing    for    the I
Frosh to know about "Clubs Day j
but the story was too long," according to Larry Dobson, Commerce 1,
Liz Fraser, Arts I, thought the
story was not "fit for a university campus." s
"I'm not a two year old and i
occasionally I like to read words '
over one syllable," she said.
A third year education student
said she "had attended Clubs
Day before, so I was not 'interested in reading it."
"I think it is a good idea" was
Harold Birkeland's opinion.
One student who wished to
remain anonymous, thought the
story was "well-rounded."
work on the problem of the two
Sikhs whose presence in South
Vancouver has caused controversy.
Members of the C.L.U. hope
to hold a meeting soon, with
one of the men involved possibly speaking.
This meeting would be held
to'draw aitterttion "as- dramatically as possible to the prejudice.
A' m^mbter of "the "cabinet of
the Student Christian Movement,
another group interested in the
'field of Humarf'Rightsr'teid'that
although the problem had been
discussed -by the gfoup'tftey W£re
more interested in bigger issues,
It was also said that there was
a special group in Vancouver set
up to deal with problems of racial prejudice in the city which
had dealt with such situations
many times and the S.C.M. felt
(Continued on Page 8)
Mines Minister On
AnHaudiehce of 87 studetrts
heard Hon. W. K. Kiernan, Minister of Mines, when he spoke
here Tuesday.
Kietnfcn1 spoke for 45 minutes
on government policy on the development of'the'province's n«tt«
ural resources.
A 15-minute question period
Few questions were asked arid
none of the answers to these
questions fired the audience into
characteristic   arguments.
"It never worries me hoW
small the audience," said Mr.
Kiernan after the meeting, "I
always enjoy the opportunity
of talking to the students fat
Peaceful Power
From Angry Atom
Atomic power authority J. L.
Olsen, of Canadian General
Electric, will speak Tuesday, October 14th,"at ■8"p.,m.,"on "Canada's Progress Toward Economic Nuclear Power" in Engineering 201.
He is sponsored by the Vancouver branch of the Association
of Professional Engineers 'of
Double bedroom in basement,
cooking facilities, private en-:
trance for 2 male students.
Apply to Andrea in AMS office.
LEARN Back-stage  technique  sand  management   under
professional direction
GAIN EXPERIENCE In University producitons
Friday, October 3 — Scene Shop, 12:30-1:30
Bring   your   lunches
Open To All Those Interested
AL. 0345
Thurs.   Fri.     Sat.
Harry Belat'onte
Dorothy Drttadridge
— in —
Coming Soon
'The Cranes Are
Thursday,. October 2,. 1938
(Continued from Pago 1)
BADMINTON    CLUB — Badminton Club will begin Thursday, October 2 at War Memorial
WOMEN'S UNDERGRADUATE SOCIETY—W.U.S. presents "Football for Ferns" —
Speakers: Jack Henwood (Thunderbirds) and Frank Gnup—Friday, October 3, noon, Physics
MOVEMENT—There will be a
dance on Friday night at 8:00
p.m. in the Dance Club Room,
Brock Extension. Everyone is
welcome. Admission 25c.
presents a Brock Dance Friday,
October 3, 9-12 p.m. Admission
$1.25 couple, 75 stag. John Fred-
erickson's Orchestra.
CLUB—All members are invited
to the introductory social at 8:30
Friday, October 3 in the Club
Hut L4.
EL CIRCULO — Tomorrow,
Friday, noon in Buchanan 205.
Andres Salgo, Mexican painter
to lecture on "Ancient Mexican
Art"   (illustrated   with   slides).
All textbooks are now on sale in the FIELD HOUSE,
immediafely south of Bock HaH.
This FAST SERVICE Center closes October 4th
... avoid the rush, get your books today!
Operated by the
To The University
On The Opening Of The
Buchanan Building
00 LTD.
Register  in the  Armouries today.
Ledger is in need of experienced
people wbo would like to work
on this year's annual. Anybody
interested in applying for posi-
(Continued  from  Page  )
ated   among  the  other  Quebec
Last year Quebec students
went on strike in protest to
Duplessis' financial policy toward universities in his province.
Duplessis  refused  to  receive
the university's brief on the need
for bursaries.
Following the strike five
French Canadian universities
joined NFCUS.
"The French schools really
need our help and I feel that the
initiative in this might well be
taken by the English speaking
universities of Canada, so that
we can show our fellow students
in the province of Quebec that
unity can and does exist within
the framework of NFCUS," said
"Loss of student autonomy
in Quebec could well move to
B.C. unless we take a stand
now," he said.
Frosh Nominations
Just Fill Positions
The AMS ofice has received
six nominations for frosh council.
Deadline for nominations is
October 3, when a meeting will
be held in Physics 200, 12:30
p.m.  for final nominations.
Campaigning will begin Friday at 5 p.m. and continue to
Voting will take place Friday,
October 8, from 10 a.m. to 4
There are six positions open
for nominations.
(Continued from Page 7)
that this organization could better handle the problem.
The field of the S.C.M, is more
that of the study group, they
But the C.L.U. will do everything they can about the situation said president Vic Anderson. "I personally feel that action is more important than
"People in Vancouver just
don't realize that there is discrimination in Vancouver against
colored people—-East Indians in
particular,"  Anderson  said.
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