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 Anything s fair
bag of tricks:
traps, trees
University  RCMP  even use
r half-ton trucks as ghost cars.
I   They also use station wagons,
pink cars, the usual green and
White   Chrysler   product,  and
-., sometimes sport cars.
In fact, say the men at the
trBC detachment, anything is
lair when you're catching
* I   They use radar, of course.
• •   *
They have non-uniformed
constables driving  ghost cars.
One, it is reported, even
wore a blue and yellow UBC
These   tactics,   and    others,
netted   the   RCMP   $6,000   in
traffic     fines—mostly     from
--   UBC students and faculty—last
Detachment head Sgt. D. G.
Thompson, said his men hate
,   doing it!
"It's a mistaken view the
public has that we take a secret
delight in issuing tickets,"
Thompson said Wednesday.
• •   •
* "Using radar and ghost cars
isn't a money making philosophy for us. It's solely an effort
to cut down on speed and accidents."
** One of the main things radar
traps and ghost cars succeeded
in cutting down last year, was
the size of UBC students' billfolds.
Thompson said that about
25 per cent of the tickets
handed out were for speeding. These offenders if/ere all
New board
to ponder
fee hike
Four students and five of
Vancouver's top businessmen
will decide whether AMS fees
should be raised $5.
The nine men have been appointed to a special Student
Union Building Campaign investigating the financing of the
In the  next few months  the
" committee hopes  to  propose a
program   to   raise   $4   million,
Dean  Feltham,  planning  chairman for SUB said Wednesday.
A $5 increase, which would
have to be approved by a student referendum, will bring in
an additional revenue of $65,-
000 a year.
The five businessmen, all
UBC   alumni,   are:
Peter Sharp, president of
Expanded Metal Co. of Canada; Bob Whyet, of the Royal
Trust Co.; Donald Fields, of
Clarkson-Gordon and Co.; Art
Phillips of Capital Management;
and R. J. Webster, James
Richardson and Sons Ltd.
"The task of raising $4 million (cost of the proposed building) is so detailed and specialized we couldn't hope to tackle
it ourselves,"  said Feltham.
He said the committee will
consider government sources,
foundations, loans, gifts—and
student fee increases.
AMS   FEES   $29
At present $10 of the $24 Alma Mater Society fee goes into
Continued on Page Three
caught in radar traps on access
roads to the University.
The traps. Thompson said,
are put at places where there
have previously been accidents.
They are kept in one place
only a couple of hours.
•   •   •
Among Thompson's favorite
locations for radar traps are
the winding section of Southwest Marine Drive, on bush-
concealed roads beside University golf course, and in the
residential area near Blanca
on Chancellor.
Ghost cars often lurk in
sideroads of University Boule
vard and in the 20 mile per
hour school zone on Chancellor Boulevard.
Thompson says toe University is a place of learning for
not only UBC students.
He says RCMP trainees from
the Heather Street barracks
come to his detachment to
practice catching speeders.
Thompson has a detachment
of six regular men.
He says that although the
size of the student body is increasing, the RCMP is giving
out fewer speeding tickets.
Continued on Page Three
THIS IS WHAT your car looks like to a man behind the radar    :
set. Car at arrow was shown on graph to be doing 38 in    j
35-mph zone on University Blvd. last month. Officer writes
license number, description, and time beside violations, and
radios pickup car.
Vol. XLV
No. 37
Book thefts
hit new peak
last session
Students stole $7,000 worth of books from the library last
year, the library reported Wednesday.
In addition, articles have been , ,   , .
—Don  Hume  photo
NOVEL CAFETERIA seating more than 500 is going up below
East Mall near Freddy Wood Theatre. New caf, which will
also be the new bus terminus, costs $600,000 and will be
built around a giant pine tree. (Story page 3.)
Hungry Nigerian students
come up with beef for lunch
NSUKKA, Nigeria (CUP)—A student protest over poor
food which turned into a full-scale uproar against both the
food and "oppressive regulations," has resulted in the expulsion of the entire undergraduate student body of the
University of Nigeria.
The demonstration began during lunch hour, when students refused to eat the food they were served.
It soon mushroomed as students began to scatter utensils
and smashing university property. Reports from the university
said two cars belonging to university officials were heavily
A police riot squad finally restored order.
ripped from periodicals ■ and
books torn or defaced. Some
library officials have called it
the heaviest damage in years.
Inglis Bell, head of the circulation division, says the theft
and damage is increasing proportionately with student enrollment.
"People who steal books at
University shouldn't be here,"
says Bell.
"If they will do this sort of
thing here, what will they do
when they go out into the business world?"
He said the stolen books cost
the University more than their
An average $5 book costs an
additional $2 to order, catalogue
and finally put on the shelves.
"In order to ensure complete
security it would be necessary
to search each student individually.
"This involves searching students for books hidden under
coats and shirts," he said.
"Such searches would make
security offensive to the student."
Bell said there are four reasons behind the thefts.
Some students become so worried about their courses thai
they sneak out reference books.
Other students steal books
because they don't want to be
bothered bringing them back on
the due date.
(Contiued  on  Page   3)
Most UBC
girls go
in groups
UBC girls generally go
in groups, a Ubyssey sur-
vey found  Wednesday.
During Wednesday noon
hour, more than 60 per
cent of girls entering the
Brock Basement washroom
did so in groups of two or
•    *    •
The reason?
Convenience, said most.
"We've been eating
lunch together and are going to the same class at
1:30," was a typical comment.
"We always do everything
together!"  one pair said.
• •    •
A large group explained
that tftey had come to
practise a song for Fhra-
Others found the powder
room a pleasant place to
compare clothes, talk, and
watch hairdos being constructed.
• •    •
And two girls wouldn't
tell why they were together.
They fled into the female sanctuary and
wouldn't come out.
St Page 2
Our world   role
elusive illusion
Canadians should stop wandering around in international
politics seeking a role.
The CBC's Paris correspondent, Stanley Burke, speaking before an overflow noon hour
crowd Tuesday, struck out at
"Canada's overdose of illusion."
A few years ago Canada provided a bridge across the Atlantic but that time has passed.
The Americans have by-passed
us and built new bridges of
their own, he said.
"There is only so much a
country of 18 million people
can achieve," he said.
Burke suggested that Canada
should look to the development
of the Atlantic Community as
an area where Canadians could
exert influence.
Turning to the United Nations,
Burke said the world organization should be kept operative
for   reasons   other  than   world
"The UN is an international
world stock exchange serving as.
a central clearing house for
diplomats,"  he said.
The two most useful rooms
in the  world   can be found  in
lhe UN the North Lounge and
the  Delegates'   Bar.
"Even if it costs $68 million
to operate these two rooms
alone it is worth the price for
the amount of business transacted." he said-
"The French," said Burke,
"are a ruthless, nasty people who
are really moving.
"Our conception of the French
will have to be changed and we
must accept them as a truly
tough  and dynamic people."
Since the war the French have
made giant strides and must be
reckoned with, he said.
Burke said Paris will become
the New York of Europe.
"Most  of   the  news   agencies
Wo fee, no class,
students warned
Students may be excluded
from classes next Monday if
they haven't paid  their fees.
Second term fees are payable this week directly at the
accounting office in the administration building or by
All   scholarships,   including
government bursaries, may be
picked up on Monday at the  (
cashier's wicket in the administration building.
Fee receipts for use in income tax returns will be
available Feb. 1.
are moving their top men from
London to Paris and Paris is
becoming an important information centre "
Burke said the military wars
of earlier European times have
been superceded by linguistic
Here the French are actively
promoting a campaign to make
French the language of the new
The British aren't sitting
back while the French campaign—they . are saying that
English should be the universal
language as it is almost an international  language now.
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ST JOHN'S (CUP) Memorial
University student president Bill
Johnston has resigned from
Upsilon Nu fraternity to show
he is against the whole concept
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He said he had joined three
years ago, "like the rest of the
Johnston is currently, leading
the fight to oust fraternities and
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Page 3
A   strange   thing   happened
to me the other night.
* It was, I suppose, the culmination of the insidious effects of advertising; or, in this
case, the even worse effects of
what you might call dis-adver-
' tising.
You see. there's something
that's been bothering me for
<juite some time now. With
eVery liquor advertisement
rbn in the local papers, there
appears a fine-print kicker at
the bottom: "This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control
* Board or by the Government of
British Columbia."
It bugs me so badly that it
long ago reached the propor-
, tion of a mania with me. Every
time I saw an ad for beer, gin,
whiskey, or any of the Devil's
nefarious stock of brews, I
immediately looked to the bottom of the ad to see if the goy-
~ ernment plug (or anti-plug, if
you  will]   was there.
Always. Every damned time.
That neatly phrased, miserable,
'sanctimonious   little   sentence:
i "This advertisement is not published or displayed ..."
•   •   *
And thus' the strange occurence.
A friend of mine came over
* the other night. We were discussing politics, a dry siibject
at best, so I offered him a beer.
"Would you like a beer,
Charlie?" asked I.
No sooner was the word
"beer" out of my mouth than
a little 12 inch tall guy popped
put of the woodwork and piped,
,. "This advertisement is not published or displayed by the
Liquor Control Board or by
the Government of British
*. Columbia." He disappeared
back into the woodwork.
I felt the blood  drain from
'my face and the ashes of doubt
settle     around     my     tongue.
'Charlie    had    evidently    seen
nothing   and   was   eyeing   me
"But . . . but . . . all I said
was,     'Would     you     like     a
* 'beer . . .!"
Pop. A mealy, self-righteous
voice: "This advertisement is
not published or displayed . . ."
Pop. Back into the wall.
Charlie was now looking at
me,   quite   justifiably,   like   I
• was some'kind of nut.
"Ah, ah, maybe we better
skip it tonight, Chuckole man,"
I quavered. "Just remembered
there's no beer . .. ."
• • •
Pop. ''This advertisement is
not published . .   ."
"... left in the fridge," I
finished lamely.
Charlie left after I convinced
him that maybe I'd been studying too hard and needed to
catch up on my sleep.
Now alone, I said the word
"beer", again.
Pop. "This advertisement. . ."
I've tried him on "gin, rye,
scotch, vodka . . ."
Pop. "This advertisement . . .'
"Every damned time.
It's driving me crazy. I think
- "Til go get stoned out of what's
left of  my mind.
Yeah. I'll go downtown right
now and get a crock of rye . . .
\. . Pop. "This advertisement . . "
Yaaaarrrrgggghhhh . . .
UBC gets
ea - tree
UBC will have a new bus stop
cafe by July.
.Construction has already started on the luxurious 500-seat
restaurant to be built near the
Frederic Wood Theatre.
L. J. Bayly, assistant su-1
perintendent of Buildings and |
Grounds, said the cafeteria — j
built around a mammoth Pon-1
derosa pine—will cost $600,000.
It will also be the terminus
for campus-bound busses.
The building will feature a
balcony and a rear patio opening on the permanent residence-
A ramp encircling the pine,
tree will provide an entrance to
the cafeteria, to be located on,
the second storey. The ramp
will also link the restaurant to
a new west mall bus stop.
Exterior design of the building will resemble that of t h e
Thea Koerner House, Bayly
The new eating centre will
not replace any food services
now existing, said Ruth Blair,
head of Food Services.
"We still need all the facilities
we have," she said.
The old bus stop cafe on the
main mall stopped being the bus
stop cafe when the bus route
Today's schedule:
intermittent traps
(Continued from Page one)
The $25 fine for speeding—
and sensible University traffic
regulations—are the big reasons for the drop, Thompson
But he wouldn't say on what
schedule the radar machine appears at UBC.
"Intermittently," was his
only comment.
It   last   appeared   at   UBC
Tuesday. It has to be used in
a numlber of other municipalities when  not here.
"It  could   return   anytime,"
Thompson said,   smiling.
ANNUAL REVIEW of international affairs for past year
will be given by F. H. Soward,
head of UBC's history department, at 8:15 p.m. Saturday,
Bu.  106.
ST. JOHN'S (CUP) Memorial
student council has passed a
motion stating it will not recognize any more Greek letter societies on campus.
It said it will formulate a recommendation to next year's
council that no fraternities or
sororities at all be allowed to
The move followed a four-
hour battle to oust the societies.
AMS sponsors
flight to Europe
The AMS will sponsor a
charter flight to Europe this
summer for UBC students,
staff members, professors and
their families.
The round trip costs $368..
It leaves Vancouver June 1
and return flight is from London Aug. 22. There is room
for only  liO persons.
Full details on the flight
and application forms can be
obtained from the AMS offices. Deadline is Feb. 25.
(Continued from Page 1)
Some students are kleptomaniacs.
Some just can't be bothered
taking the time to check their
books out.
In order to meet the heavy
demand for some books the library follows a policy of buying
multiple copies of each book,
he said.
"Another way students who
need references for long periods
pan get them is to have the pages
they need photocopied in the
Humanities division of the library."
CPS) The University of
Alabama has apparently ended
for the year the hopes of three
Negroes to attend the all-white
The school announced admissions for the coming semester
were closed and only completed
applications would be processed.
The applications of the three
Negroes were included in those
| "uncompleted".
(Continued from Page One)
a student building fund. The
rumored increase would bring
the   fee   to   $29.
Feltham said he didn't expect
any recommendations on student fees before  April.
American SUB planning consultant Porter Butts was on
campus again January 2 and 3.
His last visit was a year ago
when he shocked student councillors with news that the
building would cost up to $5
million instead of the then,
planned $800,000.
SUB planners are now siffr
ing through tape recordings of
two days of Butts' golden words.
And the committee still wants
the Medical Hut Block opposite
the chemistry building, for the
building  site.
The Board of Governors said
last month that the choice site
was  'unavailable.'
"But our discussions with
Butts convinced me the Medical
Hut Block is still by far file
best spot," says Feltham.
The planning committee has
not yet suggested any alternative sites, Feltham said.
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Machinations on Frat Row...
In federal elections, it's the party with the
biggest machine which goes to Ottawa.
Machine politics also win in provincial and
civic politics.   .
They win at UBC, too.
When elections for the AMS council positions are held next month it will be a tried and
tested "machine"—the fraternity machine—
which, if as successful as in past, will put frat
men or sorority women into a majority of the
executive seats on student council.
And a number of prospective good councillors will lose because they lack the support of
, an effective organization.
j       This is what has happened in the past.
It is no coincidence, for instance, that during the past dozen or so years, two-thirds to
three-quarters of students elected on a campus-
wide basis to the council have been from the
ten percent fraternity minority.
Half of the executive on this year's council
is from Frat Row.
The continued success of the Greeks—on a
predominantly anti-Greek campus—is amazing.
It is also the result of calculated planning and
politicking by the fraternity family.
The fraternity candidate for a council position is supported by a powerful campaign committee. It puts the frat man's name in front
of the students wih poster campaigns, board
chalking bees, personal conversations and
through support of fraternity men already on
the council.
Then, if this support isn't enough to sway
the non-Greek vote in favor of the Greek candidate, the frat man can always count on the
frat block vote. (There are more than 1,000
people in fraternities and sororities at UBC.)
The non-Greek has little chance.
Add to this the fact that the frat man can
probably list off a string of committee positions
he has held previously as a result of having
friends on the council, and he is almost a certainty to be elected.
But The Ubyssey suggests (for the reasons
stated in today's second editorial) that the
campus is not getting the best government it
An unsuccessful move toward defraterniza-
tion of the council died an unfortunate death
a couple of years ago when the "New Blood
on Council" movement was defeated at the
But it is time for a resurrection of NBC or
the start of a similar group. That is, if the
ninety percent of students who are not Greeks
feel as strongly as we do, that they are tired
of being governed by the machine from Frat
...or Greek democracy, UBC style
Why do fraternities try to control student
The best answer we have seen so far is in
an article written for the NFCUS magazine,
Campus Canada, by a former UBC fratman-
His thesis: prestige.
Primarily it's prestige for the individual
fraternities to which the councillors belong,
but more generally the frat block swings together for the prestige of fraternities in general.
And the result is that UBC is probably not
getting tihe best government it could have.
The frat men's interest, according to the
article which will appear next month, is that
fraternities here are interested in winning the
Houser Cup, symbolic of public service on the
campus. And how better to get it than by
having great numbers in prestige positions.
It may be good for winning the Houser
cup, but not for the student body.
Thursday, January 10, 1962
Winner of the Southam Trophy, 1961 and 1962
Winner of the Bracken Trophy, 1962
Winner of the Montreal Star Trophy, 1962
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Locals:  Editor-—25;  News—23;  Photography—24.
Editor-in-chief: Keith, Bradbury
Managing Editor .  Denis Stanley
Associate Editor Fred Fletcher  •
News Editor Mike Hunter
City Editor M. G. Valpy
Picture Editor   Don Hume
Layout Editor ,   Bob  McDonald
Sports Editor Ron Kydd
Features Editor Mike Grenby   *
CUP Editor   Maureen Covell
Editorial Assistant Joyce Holding
Critics Editor   William Littler
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REPORTERS:  Ann  Burge,  Tim  Padmore,  Lorraine  Shore,   -
Douglas "Swoop" Thompson, Graeme Matheson, Janet
Matheson, Krishna Sahay, Gerard Hivon, Pat Horrobin,
Lloyd Drake, Catherine Janitch, Jo Britten.
TECHNICAL: Mike Atchison.
Letters to the editor
No sooner is the fratman in office, than a
large number of his friends and brothers from
his fraternity are appointed to the committees
under him. The major committees today are
all controlled by frat men i or sorority women.
Many are openly admitted to be a result of
political patronage.
And once fraternity men are on the committees or council they often fight along fraternity lines. More than once in the past student council decisions have been affected or
postponed because councillors were divided
according to fraternity or sorority allegiance.
The Ubyssey suggests this is not how student government should be conducted. It suggests that people who run for office purely for
the prestige, either for themselves or for their
fraternity, are probably not the best people to
run councils or control committees.
Students should consider these points when
elections roll around. The time is only a month
Mistaken impression
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:
I was amazed to read the
news "Nigeria opens first university" in the Tuesday issue of
the Ubyssey. I really wondered
if this was excited journalism
or lack ot adequate knowledge
of the area the news was
Fellow students have started
confronting me with, "say, is
Ahmadu Bello the only university in your country?"
I would like to correct the
misconception and make it
clear to your readers that
Ahmadu Bello University is
the fifth university in Nigeria,
a   country   about the   size   of
British Columbia. There are
two universities in Western,
Nigeria, the Federal University, and University of If«,
both at Ibadau; the former was
until recently, a branch of
London University and was
started in  1947.
The   third   is   University of
Nigeria at Nssuka; the fourth-
is the University of Lagos.
Apart from these universities, there had in the past been
degree-granting colleges of
Technology, in each of the
three regions.
So you can see that the
"significant milestone" does
not, after all, read Mile number 1, as your paper deeme<S-
Yours truly,
Lesage takeovers shame Bennett
Nationalization the key to
an expanding Quebec
This is the first in a series of
articles   written   by   Ray   Noel,  a
former, graduate  student of  UBC
now   living   in   the   province   of
Quebec.   His   purpose   in   writing
this series is "io develop an even
i     better   understanding  of   French-
,    speaking   Canadians   among   Eng-
|     lisbi-speaking Canadians."
•    •    •
With the opening of the Quebec
Legislature next Jan. 15, what can be
expected of the Liberal government as
far as new legislation is concerned?'
Nationalization, on which the Liberals capitalized to win a smashing victory at the polls last November, is
definitely the first and foremost item
on the agenda of the Lesage Cabinet.
Immediately following the election,
the Cabinet was called into session to
discuss the manner in which steps
could be taken in view of accelerating
the normal takeover of the 11 companies involved in this particular move
of the Quebec Liberals to make the
French-speaking Canadians of this
province, "Maitres Chez Nous," which
can be literally translated, "Masters in
Our Own House," especially economically and industrially speaking.
Throughout the campaign, the Liberals* fought for a new and more secure
mandate from the people so that they
could put into effect further sections
of their program of the 1960 elections
which they advocated for the economic
liberation of French-speaking Quebec.
Nationalization of control of power
resources, coupled with the previous
establishment of a General Investment
Corporation will provide the Province
of Quebec with the necessary instruments to acquire new strength in Canadian and world economics. This will
make it easier for them to deal in the
campaign of the French-speaking Canadians throughout Canada to implement, in a concrete way, many sections
of the BNA Act, which entitle them to
greater recognition in economic, industrial, cultural and social matters of
our Confederation.
•    •    •
The skill and finesse shown by
Premier Lesage in his handling of the
takeover have literally put to shame
Premier Bennett of B.C. in his actions
concerning the takeover of the B.C.
While taking quite a big gamble on
such a touchy subject, Premier Lesage
still managed to retain the confidence
and concrete support of the financing
world—which certainly cannot be said
of Premier Bennett's takeover.
• • •
Will the nationalization of power resources have any repercussions on the
relationship between Quebec and the
other nine provinces that form Canada?
Will there be any serious influence
upon the cultural relationship of
French-speaking and English-speaking
It is certainly believed that such a
move will have, first, drastic repercussions in the economic affairs of this
province and in our country and secondly, a serious influence upon the relationship of both groups forming Confederation.
The evolution and revolution of
French-speaking Quebec, which started
with former Premier Paul Sauve and
developed further with the coming into
power of the Liberals on June 22, I960,
is bound to bring the Province of Quebec into a better and much. stronger
position in the economic development
of our country.
Without doubt, at t h e rate that
events are presently taking place, it is
safe to say that within very few years,
Quebec will be taking the lead among
the 10 provinces in economic matters.
As Quebec stands today as the pillar of French culture in Canada as well
as in the United - States with 87 per
cent of its population French-speaking
(according to the figures of the 1961
census), this newly found economic
vigor plus the numerous achievements
of the last two years in education are -
going to enable it to stand proudly in
a world of challenging tomorrows and
outstanding commitments.
•    •    •
This evolution in the Province of
Quebec can only improve the present
situation, of Confederation, which is
feared by many as being unable to
reach 1967, as the insight gained by
such ecpnomic developments will serve
well both groups in their mutual understanding.
Also, a vast project of road con-*
struetion will be enacted at the coming
session of the Legislature: The project
will take into consideration the -serioua
road implications of the Montreal
World's Fair of 1967. Thursday, January 10, 1962
Page 5
THE THREE MEN strategically located on today's Critics' Page
represent qn attempt by the editor to disguise an otherwise
conspicuous lack of proseworthy content
- placebo-
by george bowering
advise and consent and so on
With all its dreary selfconsciousness, the French cinema has
for a long time had one pleasing virtue that the American movie
makers have either failed to produce or deigned to ignore. That
is to explore and reveal the inner geography of a man. To try an
examination and presentation of what happens in one person's
mind or spirit. To seek a way to dramatize the actual humanity
of an individual beset and interested by the world he moves in.
The American cinemakers (one up on you, Time) seem more
oriented in tixing man in a category placed in the life of America
Hence the U.S. camera fixes on signs and symbols that PLACE a
character, that show him as a representative of a certain type of
people. Hence the gray flannel suits and the apartments and the
Hence the ability to predict what actors will play what parts
when an American best seller is made into a film. I offer the case
of Henry Fonda.
moral  dilemma
In Advise and Consent Fonda plays the part of an honest aspirant for the job of American secretary of state, and must face the
moral dilemma caused by the fact that his varsity flirtation with
Communist cell is going to be publicized by his. political opponents
and other patriotic Americans. It is a part that Fonda has played,
and played well, many times before, and in many variations
(Twelve Angry Men; The Wrong Man).
Because of this familiarity the movie makers and movie goers
are prepared to watch another installment in a continuum, not
really the dramatization of any one man's particularity. All the
usual reflectors and commenters will be there: the young son, the
old friend from the Comcell, the longtime political enemy. These
all offer depth of characterization that has been probed in so many
movies that the process is as comfortable as on oldtime singing
traditional monuments
See Don Murray. He has a conflict between ideals about the
American way and submission to the danger of threatened blackmail. So he shouts impatiently at the wife. He walks among the
traditional monuments in patriotic Washington. He worries old
political friends. He wears conservative stylish suits and hurries
down corridors. He is a set of recognizable outer signs. As recognizable and as sought for as the bunny on the cover of Playboy.
Hence the appeal of the movie (Sparticus in the Capitol, GB
called it) depends not so much on revelation of corruption etc.,
but on the fact that it is shown in a new place. The game gets to
be moving over to a new area that needs exposure. Author Drury
went to the United Nations.
And director Otto Preminger seems satisfied with moving
around rather than moving in. To reveal the workings of social
organizations rather than of people. No enfant terrible, he; rather
a judicious juvenile delinquent.
It is a restful bit of protest, a trifle long perhaps. See it if
you'd like to see Charles Laughton waddling in a white suit.
William Golding is a modern
writer in every sense of the
word. Refreshing and vigorous in style, his novels show
that the genre need not always
be jaded. His subject is man,
especially modern man.
Through parable or allegory
his novels deal with the inner
problems facing man today. Is
man really civilized or has he
merely sublimated his primitive urges? Does man possess
the qualities to survive in his
changed and changing environment? How much control can
man exercise over his being,
his environment or his destiny?
These are the themes which
Golding takes up in his three
complementary novels, "Lord
of the Flies," "The Inheritors"
and "Pincher Martin."
UNTIL NOW they have been
better known as The Travellers Three, a folksinging triumvirate that threatens to
rival Caesar, Crassus and
Pompey  .   .   .
grab a quick vision
Two exhibitions are
scheduled at the Fine Arts
Gallery from January 9-30.
Visionary Architecture, and
The Concrete Shells of Felix
Candela. Both are architectural
exhibits of a contemporaij
time for sargent
One of the highlights of Vancouver's musical season will
be the Vancouver Symphony
Society's presentation of the
distinguished British conductor Sir Malcolm Sargent on his
first professional trip to Western Canada.
Just back from.a Commonwealth tour with the London
Philharmonic Orchestra^ Sir
Malcolm will conduct the Vancouver Symphony'Orchestra at
two concerts in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, January 20,
2:30 p.m. and January 21, 8:30
"Lord of the Flies"  is generally recognized now as a modern classic. It is a deeply interesting and frightening story of
a group of English schoolboys
stranded on a coral island after
their plane crashes. At first it
seems    like    paradise:    blue
water,   sunshine,    fresh    fruit
and   no   grown-ups.   Initially,
they  conduct  themselves in a
manner    expected   of    British
school    boys.    But    gradually
group solidarity crumbles. New
elements    enter    the   picture:
fear and blood-lust. They show
signs   of   shedding  the   legacy
of     civilization.     Only    three
struggle against the lure of regression.
What startles us about "Lord
of the Flies" is its plausibility.
We find ourselves looking inward and wondering: "Are we
really this close to our primitive past? For these schoolboys are merely a reflection of
ourselves; they are the product
of the same civilization and
have the same values we have."
And there remains before us
the grim memory of Nazi
Golding's style is perfectly
suited to the demands of his
story. The simplicity of his diction and the freshness and
color of his imagery mske the
setting very real to us. And
his use of oblique language
rather than explicit statements
effectively gives us the sense
of mystery and horror which
is so important to this novel.
"Lord of the Flies" also has
a very neat plot. It demands
use of the imagination, but
never stretches the credulity.
"Pincher Martin" is probably the most mentally stimulating of the three novels. Set. in
wartime, the story concerns a
n a v a 1 officer, Christopher
Martin, who is washed up on
a lonely outcropping of rock
in   the   ocean   after   his   ship
sinks. The rock is rugged, hard
and barren. His only sustenance is mussels, limpets and
rain-water. He struggles heroically to keep alive, to prepare
for rescue, and to maintain his
will to live against such crushing odds. But the real struggle
comes from within. Hallucinations, loss of will, and loss of
identity threaten his survival.
'Pincher Martin" is a Promethean allegory of man's
struggle to survive and prevail in an unfriendly or, at
least, indifferent universe.'
Martin swallows the distasteful mussels to keep alive. He
names features in his environment—"The Dwarf," "Red
Lion," "High Street"— in an
effort to stamp his identity on
nature. He talks out loud to
maintain his sense of identity.
In everything Martin does, he
struggles to remain human, to
use his mind 'and intelligence
to prevail over his environment.
"Pincher Martin" reveals
Golding's style at its strongest.
Meaning and mood are-skilfully created by the powerful
simplicity of his diction. Drama
is added by the brilliant use
of Martin's mind as a dramatic
vehicle. The dreams and flashbacks in Martin's mind are
especially effective in adding
depth and meaning to the
The ability to reason is what
separates man from the beasts.
Reason has enabled man to survive while other forms of life
die out. Man, Golding seems to
say in these novels, is not sufficiently conscious or proud of
his humanity: at times he behaves like an animal, at times
he believes himself a god. Perhaps Golding is trying to dramatize what Bertrand Russell
said, that : "Man would rather
die than think."
—clive cocking-
THOSE INTERESTED in witnessing their musical orations wil
find the forum at The Inquisition until the nineteenth. Page 6
Thursday, January 10, 1962
I      i4!    ill      ii- M   -    ■    I mi "Il    k   liji i hi . i      ip .if    ■    i i
large gilts come in odd packages
Ubyssey Feature Writer
Rockwoods   is   a   fraternity
house for the whole University.
Rockwoods is an eight-room
house perched over Batchelor
Bay near Whytecliffe in West
Vancouver. It was given to
the University by Maj. Gen.
Victor Odium and his wife
several years ago.
-The mansion, built on five
and a half wooded acres, was
donated for student activities
and work in fine arts and public affairs.
"Gifts like Rockwoods have
increased over the years as
the public has become aware
Of the University's needs,"
says Aubrey Roberts, retiring
director of the University's
development fund.
Many wealthy businessmen
have pet  projects at the Uni-
——: r~
NFCUS secretary
posts resignation
OTTAWA (CUP)—The executive-secretary of the National
Federation of Canadian University students has announced his
intention to resign.
The resignation of Lucien La-
pointe ' will become effective
Feb.  28.
Lapoint, . who took . office
Sept. 15j. 1962, said he was
leavteg»<h«? organization .because
his views on how the organization should be run were incompatible with those of the Federation's executive.
Applications for the $6,500-
a-year job are now being sought.
Tulane decides On
integration policy
Tulane University has decided to
admit its first non-white student
in the history of the school.
A federal district judge earlier
ruled that Tulane, as a private!
institution, couled not be com-1
pelled to desegregate—b u 11
neither could it be constrained 1
desegregation   .fey    state-J
versity to  which  they   contribute—sometimes lavishly.
Lumber magnate H. R. Mac-
Millan gave $2 million last
year for a series of forestry
and fisheries lectures and for
scholarships, bursaries and
*     *     *
Dr. Leon Koerner has given
iriillions of dollars in loans,
direct gifts, bursaries and
His brother, Walter, gave
a $425,000 donation for Slavonics and fine arts and Franc
Joubin, mining executive  and
UBC graduate, donated $10,000
for  "intellectual prospecting."
These are only a few names
on the list of those who keep
UBC going, says Roberts.
"Oddly enough, none of the
faculties on campus are
neglected," he said. "All seem
to have some supporters to donate money lor research,
scholarships  or buildings.
•k      -k      *
"But," he continues, "gifts,
grants and bequests still accounted for only 9.8 per cent
of the University's total
revenue  last  year."
More   and  more   influential
men are remembering UBC in
their wills, says Roberts.
Alfred Johnson of Victoria
bequeathed $100,000 to aid students from England who
wished to study at UBC, in
the hope that they would make
Canada their home.
*     *     *
Mrs. Ogilby Irving, whose
father was a member of the
Supreme Court of B.C., left in
his memory a residual bequest
of $2*33,600 to be used for the
aid of law students.
tion. Charles A. Banks, a
former lieutenant-governor of
B.C., established in his will a
million dollar foundation to
help "needy and worthy students."
Faculties or research projects that have not received
enough money from specific
donations can, at times, be
helped by funds such as the
$125,000 willed to UBC, with
no particular Instructions for
its use, by F. J. Burd, former
publisher  of  The Province.
We buy, and sell stories, articles,
V>ooks, T.V., songs, poems. Have
New York - Hollywood contacts.
Bring- what you Have. Free consultation.   1065   K.   17.   TR   6-636:'
3The    Tulane     administration.^
decided two weeks later tQ inte-i
grate-the schooL
'%iZ. Ouality Diamond rin*si___i|J
Pbone   w       7.2S89
never keen u**a. -
■   • •■■   rote SAI.E
Pontiac   194?i 2-aooj;  Sedan,   low
mileage.     Frigate     oyrijer,     since-
new. A-l ^cflndition. .Bteaier. Snow.|
tires, etc. $300. 410$7W. 10th. Ave. i
OA 4-3001. '      \ 7
Single rooms and board $75.
Lunches packed, laundry.,
3120  West   11th.  RE   1-2620.
Wonderful selection . . . however this is a year-end CLEARANCE arid consists of
clothing that we have been selling regularly . . . PROGRESS BRAND, SHIFFER-
HILLMAN, AQUASCUTUM-Hence broken size ranges, odds and ends, discontinued
lines. No charge for minor alterations. Shop early for best selection. Use a budget or
lay-away account, but shop early.
Regular $59195
,     to $99,5Q
$3493 to *6995
These include all wool English Worsteds, Venetians, Twists, Flannels, Terylene and Wool Wash 'N Wears, etc. Regulars,
Shorts and Tails. Styled in 2 and 3 buttons.
Regular 134.95
to$o9f95 ,
95 to H9
In this group are all Woo^Saxbnfes, tweeds, Hopsdcks, Flannels, Lightweight Worsteds, etc. Styled in 2 and 3 buttons.
$19*5 to $79*5
Regular $59.95
,     to $95
-.^^.—-.^^    ^   r.   .. _ ON SALE FROM
Fme^aifefialsmertftfing Crombies, Colorful English Tweed s. Gabardines, Covert Cloths, Wool and Cashmeres, etc.
Styledjn the shorter length double breasted and single breasted models with split shoulder design as well as raglans
and set-ins. 7
Regular $14.95
$995 toH6*5
:«#licrlrfift^trl line, pleatless and singfe pleat, in wool flannels and fancy worsteds. Sizes 28 to 42.
Regular |l 1.95
to $2i95(,
$| 95 to $16-88
striped and plain, zip arid button cardigan and wide assortment of pullovers.
Dress, Sport 6t
Regular $4.95
to $9.95
Popular snap tabs, button downs, hi-boys, and regular collar styles in long and short sleeves.
Regular lo $32.50
Cord Pants
Regular 9.95 to $12.95
Cotton Pants
Regular 6.95 to 9.95
Regular to  $12.95
SALE PRICE       fi»^   rV(-
as low as __ ,Tl>B%J3
Many other non-advertised
Specials on Sale
742 GRANVILLE ST.       MU 1 -5625
casual atioes
Broken size ranges in
assorted   styles.
Regular $10:95 to $29.95
*!T-95 TO $ % O'95 Thursday, January 10, 1962
Page 7
Canadian U N   aid
called insignificant
A brief prepared by the UBC United Nations Club says
that Canada's foreign aid contribution is selfish and insignificant.
I capita income  of $2,000,  is  one
The brief says that: "As Cana-  of the most  selfish  nati0ns  radian citizens we have the right
and responsibility to cry out
against Canada's shameful contribution towards underdeveloped countries."
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, of which Canada is a
member, says one per cent of a
nation's gross national product
is a minimum requirement for
foreign aid.
The brief says Canada's position in this regard is "disgusting."
Figures quoted say. Canada's
foreign aid contribution as a
percentage of GNP is .18 compared to France's 1.55 and the
jU.S.A.'s .67. As dollars per capita it is $3:50 compared to
France's $21 and the U.S.A.'s
"Canada, the second richest
nation in the world with a per
WUSC brings 12
Mexicans lo UBC
Twelve Mexican university
students will visit the University next week.
The visit is sponsored by the
World University Service committee and the Experiment in
International  Living.
There are eight women and
four men ranging in age from
17 to 27. They will also visit
Vernon, Penticton and Victoria
Loyola closes
men's lounge
MONTREAL, (CUP) Footprints on tables and walls, soft
drink stains "all over" and apple
peelings on' walls have forced
closure of the men's lounge at
Montreal's  Loyola College.
"Students have been doing
things," one staff member said,
"that they would not think of
doing at home."
The lounge has been closed
for an indefinite period to end
the misuse.
The Ideal Place To
Meet-  Your  Friends
Try Our Delicious T-Bone
Steak with" Coffee
$1.35 - Ifs Really Good
Full Course Meals
.within your income.
4556 West 10th Ave.
Should the
Doctor Tell
Should a patient be told he has
an incurable illness? He may
be led to suicide 'if told the
truth — but. if not told, dying
patients may be cheated out of
something precious that's in
each of us. This painful'dilemma
Ss debated in January Reader's
Digest by two distinguished
physicians with opposing'views.
Get your Reader's Digest today
... 36 articles of lasting interest.
garding foreign aid contributions," the report says.
The brief, prepared last November, refutes the argument
that Canada cannot increase her
foreign aid due to austerity by
suggesting Canada could give
Canadian manufactured goods
instead  of  money.
In light of the recent dollar
crisis and the tariffs imposed
by the Canadian government,
Canada is quickly becoming
recognized as a selfish nation,"
the brief says.
Library study
gets $3,000
The University has received a grant of $3,000
from the provincial government's Public Library Commission to conduct a study
on the future development of
public libraries in B.C.
Miss Rose Vainstein, associate professor m the school
of librarianship, will visit all
of B.C.'s 65 public libraries
during the 18-month study.
The main purpose of t h e
study is to find more effective
ways of making library services available on a province-
wide basis.
Miss Vainstein has just
completed a survey of public
libraries in the Victoria area.
1400 - SUMMER POSITIONS - 1400
with the
$245 to $305 A Month
For Undergraduates
Up to $537 A Month
For Graduate Students
Plus, where applicable, travel allowances
to and from positions and subsistence in
the field.
Most positions are for students with a backgroud in Engineering or Science, notably Forestry, Geology and Agriculture, but some will be drawn from other faculties as well.
Details and application forms available at
Canadian Pratt A Whitney Aircraft is a
company with a successful record of
continuous growth for over thirty years.
Outstanding opportunities exist for university graduates in the areas of General
Administration, Manufacturing and
Requirements for Engineering graduates in Manufacturing include Production Engineering, Plant Engineering and
Industrial Engineering. Our manufacturing
capability is being enlarged to cope with
expanding product lines. This expansion
and modernization has created exceptional
opportunities for new oraduates.
Requirements for Engineering graduates in Product Design and Development exist in the Design, Analytical, Test,
Instrumentation and Metallurgical Departments. The Company's research program
in gas turbines—which resulted in the
PT6 gas turbine and in other low powered
engines—continues, with more advanced
models presently under development.
Additional studies of high speed rotating
machinery have been undertaken on behalf
of government agencies.
As a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation, this company, in Canada, represents Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Sikorsky
Aircraft, Hamilton Standard, and Norden
Electronics. Products from these divisions
provide Canadian Pratt & Whitney Aircraft
with complementary lines, ensuring a
diversified operation for our Canadian
facilities. In addition, the outstanding
technical and administrative resources of
these companies can be drawn upon
A company representative will visit
the campus shortly. Applications are
invited from graduates. Please contact your Placement Office to arrange
for an interview'
Thursday, January 10, 1962
'tween classes
Recruiting meeting for all
prospective members of the
rowing  e?ew,   12:30   Friday  in
-.»ii; 21-7* .^..
: !»'.r: .;■•" ■« 7 *     *     *
important general meeting,
Friday, 12:30, Green Boom. All
members out.
* *    *
Special meeting, Friday, 12:30
I. H. Important that everybody
,     *    *    *
Rev. Robert Birch speaks on
"Looking Forward to a New
Year," Friday, 12:30, Bu. 106.
•     *     *     *
An illustrated talk by Jerry
Van Tiets on "The Sea Birds of
Fame Island^." noon today. Bio.
* *     *
fieneral meeting, noon today.
■Bu, .204. Everybody out.
&.<»<-.I-    <<*V.
V*<T \3* * -O^a
-'.V--%.t  .
RIDERS WAJTTKD: from vicinity of
4th and Macdonald for 8:3» lectures Monday through Saturday.
Phone  RE   6-5704,  evenings.
Quigg Newton
The president of the Colorado
University has announced his
resignation, bringing to an end
a six-year term marked by extreme apolitical turmoil.
President Quigg Newton's
resignation follows by a few
months his battle with and
acquiesence to ultrarrightist
Senator Barry Goldwater.
Goldwater demanded, and
finally got, the firing of the
editor of the university newspaper because of articles making
what Goldwater considered to
be "objectionable" remarks
about him.
Newton fired the editor after
the appropriate student and
faculty channels upheld the
editor's right to publish the
Ex-editor Gary Althen, when
commenting on the president's
resignation, responded with the
same quotation Newton had
given for his firing: "I think it
is in the best interests of the
Newton will become president
of the Commonwealth Fund of
New York, a foundation devoted
primarily to medical research.
RIDE NEEDED from 39th and Granville for 9:30 classes and return-at
5:30 Monday through Saturday.
Phone Jackie at AM 1-1104.
WANTED: Riders for carpool leaving from 2nd and Balaclava for
8:30 lectures. Phone Doug at RE
1-6812,   evenings.
RIDE "WANTED from 47th and Main
S:30 a.m. to 9^30 p.ro. Monday to
Friday. FA 7-5840/ John.
DOWNTOWN publishing firm needs
responsible Russian translator who
knows the meaning of the word
"spaceman" when he sees it.
WANTED: 1 or 2 girls to share basement suite, all conveniences. Call
Arlene at CA  4-0976,  evenings.
RIDE WANTED: For S;30 lectures.
Vicinity 49th and Fraser. FA 7-
WANTED: Female student needs a
carpool immediately from vicinity
of 33rd and Arbutus, 8:30 to 5:30
Monday to Friday. Call Joan at
AM   t-8066.
LOST: Solid circle bracelet wound of
alternating strands of copper and
silvery metal. Hand-made African
keepsake. In vicinity of Bu. 216.
Finder please phone Rosemary,
AM   1-5962.
ROOM TO SHARE: Fireplace, fridge,
priv. bath. Male only. Phone 224-
GRADUATE student leaving Canada
must sell 1951 Ford for best offer.
One owner car. Good tires, body,
paint. Reliable engine. Peter
Jones, Room 100, Physics building.
RIDERS WANTED or will join car
pool. 8:30 lectures. From South
Burnaby via 41st or Marine and
Kingsway. Stay till 10 Mondays.
Phone Rick,   HE   1-7269.
STOLEN: Person who took white
and brown reversible raincoat
from Zoology 105 lab last Monday,
Jan. 7th by mistake please return
from where taken and no questions
WANTED: Ride from vicinity 33rd
and Arbutus for 8:30 lectures Monday to Friday. Plione Jane, AM 6-
WANTED: Used "College Survey of
English Literature." Phohe 921-
CAR RADIO: Excellent 12v. Electro-
hone car radio, deluxe model, for
sale.: $4f. Phone Peter at RE 1-1566
or leave name and phone, number.
RIDE WANTED from vicinity of
49th and Boundary- on Sat. for
8:30 classes. Phone Ron at HE 3-
SKI   RACK:   Like   new,   fit   oh  any
car.  $7.   RE 1-3884.
WANT   A   RIDE   to   San   Francisco'
Call RE 1-3884:
Brock acquires
new abstracts
Three new additions to the
Brock Hall art collection are
on display in Brock Extension.
The paintings are "The Furnace of Caligostro," a collage
by Harold Town, and two oils—
"Les Contreforts" by Edmund
Alleyn and "La Nature Verte"
by Vavarande.
Welcome Students to
Cafe Dan's
Come to the Club and meet
your friends. Good music and
Admission $1.50
With AMS card $1.25
Every  Friday  and  Saturday.
Telephone MU 4-4034
Home  FA   1-1923
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Main Floor
Immediate Appointment
LA 6-8665
Rental Service
Black   Suits,   Formals,
Costumes, Make-up
Special Student Rates
New York
Costume Salon
4397  W.   10th  Ave.
CA 4-0034
Near UBC Gates
Continuing    «9 A L E
Of Smoke and Water Damaged
80 9b
Prices Slashed Up To
A Gigantic Store-Wide Clearance on Thousands of
Damaged (many only slightly) Books, Chinese Art
Prints and Paper Backs!
307 W. PENDER ST. VAN., B.C.
MUtual 5-5836
Representatives from Be!I
Telephone will be on Campus
to talk about
Appointments for interviews
can now be made with your
Placement Office for male
students graduating in
• Electrical   Engineering
• Commerce & Business
• Science   (Maths  &   Physics)


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