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OCIETY VOTE j FROMS.L.E. Two motions at two meetings, and now we are two. The Engineers have decided, after much thought, to withdraw from the S.L.E., and concentrate on getting a constitution for then own Engineering Society.

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-Shipboard The National Federation of Canadian University Students announces that Mr. John Greer Nicholson, B.A. (Cambridge), M.A. (Cambridge), 291, will conduct the Second Annual EasternEuropean Study Tour including Finland, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czechoslovakia; this tour is open to all Canadian University Students. ’ Born in Sussex, England, Mr. Nicholson lectured at Cambridge and at the University of London’s School of S’lavonic and EasternEuropean Studies. He is currently a lecturer with the Slavic and Eastern-European Studies of the

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The first motion was made at the S.L.E. meeting last Thursday evening, when president Ian Fraser vacated his chair to Mortimer Bistrisky, national NFCUS president. “The position of student government here is now intolerable,” said Mr. Fraser. He called for a motion that the S.L.E. accept the precepts set down in the revised constitution, at least until a constitution for a university students’ council can be made. The four Engineering representatives present requested time to think this matter over, and to discuss it with the rest of the Engineering Society. Backing their

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University of Montreal and adviser of the International Service of the C.B.C., Montreal. He is fluent in English, French, Russian and German and reads Ukrainian, Polish; Czech, Spanish, Italian and Dutch. A specialist in phonetics, advanced grammar and translation of Russian, he is also a student of the Chinese language and Soviet-Chinese problems. An Unusual Seminar A 12-day seminar aboard the Europe-Canada line m.s. SEVEN SEAS, sailing from Montreal on June 2nd, will be held in a specially provided conference room. Mr. Nicholson, expert on econo-

mic, political and social studies connected with the Soviet Union and countries of the “Soviet bloc” has outlined the themes for discussion en route to Helsinki. The general discussions will consider initially I the difference between a Marxist economic and social system and a Western society such as Canada, the United States or Britain. Individual aspects of these differences, particularly youth, the ferment of ideas, literature, the press and radio,

students and university life, primary and secondary education, living standards and social welfare, religion and the “morale” of society, social and economic groups with potentially conflicting interests (e.g. the managerial class) the communist parties, government structure and’ constitutions, industry and agriculture and the influence of science and technology on these countries will form (Continued

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WUSLaunchesShareCampai February 17, 18, 19 are the dates for the local W.U.S. Share campaign. On these days funds are to be collected to provide mutual assistance for students in foreign ’ countries. This year Canadian W.U.S has $2O,OOb to raise for the International Programme of Action, $5,000 of which are earmaiked for special projects. In Israel $1,000 is needed for the Hebrew University Publishing House which provides textbooks, laboratory manuals, and stationery for the students. $1,000 will provide a sterilizer, and other equipment for the Cairo X-ray unit to help in the fight against T.B. In India, X-ray apparatus is needed for the Allahabad Health Service to provide

a service for 8,000 student. $1,000 will go to Vietnam for a lo-20 bed Student Sanatorium which is to be built in stages. Also $l,OO,O will go to Japan cwhere student living conditions are a primary concern. A Co-op Student Centre and Hostel is planned for Tokyo and the Japanese students are to help in its equipment and construction SUPPORT SHARE GIVE GENEROUSLY. As members of the world university community we have a responsibility to those in lands less fortunate than our own. By helping them we give security both to them and ourselves. Give to W.U.S. Feb. 1718-19.

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request, they pointed out that this item had not appeared on the agenda, or they would have had more representatives there. In the opinion of the S.L.E., enough time had been given to this topic, and it was necessary to get something concrete established, there and now. Let it be said once and for all, that this was not “a plot” on the part of the Artsmen to-put something over on the Engineers -the Artsmen had no more time to think it over than did the E’ngineers. The vote, of course, ended with a “pro” majority. What do the Engineers want? A completely autonomous Engineering Society, that can decide on Engineering, matters of the Engineers, for the Ehgineers, and by the Engineers. They do not want to present a budget to the S.L.E.; they want direct and complete control of their finances. They do not feel it possible for the Engineering Society to function capably under the jurisdiction of the SL.E.


The sedond motion, presented at a meeting of the Engineering Society Monday afternoon, summed up their desires. They voted not to accept the S.L.E. constitution, and to work on setting up their own constitution. A committee consisting of Jack Kruuv, Al Strong, Joe Eskr$t, Bill McGratton and Bob Kuhi was selected to present this constitution to their Board of Governors. There were twenty Engineering representatives present, with a guest speaker. The latter was Mr. A. A. Bruneau, B.Ss., a lecturer of mathematics at the .Associate Faculties. He is the past president of the E’ngineering Society of the ’ University of Toronto, and he outlined the set-up’of that body. In his opinion, Waterloo Engineers are ready for such a society, and should draw up a constitution immediately - “YQU are nothing until you have a constitution.” He said that when more faculties are set up here, then a co-ordinating body will be necessary; now, it is not. He told the Engineers to “strive for complete freedom, subject ONLY to your deans and faculty members.”

“A society for Engineers needs a free hand”, “don’t wait for the go-ahead from Artsmen”, “as long as you must work within the structure of another student organization, you are not going to have a very effective Engineering These were some of the out a Society”. (Continued on paeg 4)

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Last week when we were in Ottawa we had the good fortune to visit the new campus of Carleton. Although it is not yet finished, it does give promise of being the MOST beautiful campus in Canada when it is completed. We saw a site well chosen for its beauty and proximity to the city. The actual location has two buildings finished and one more will be ready by the summer of 1959. Like our campus, Carleton is in the throes of construction. There, unfortunately, all similarity ends. The Science building at Carleton is a five story, ultramodern aluminum, steel and glass structure. It is complete with panel lighting in the ceilings of all the laboratories in spite of the fact that they have immense areas of glass windows. There is more space than is really necessary for the stairs but this gives the whole place an aura of spaciousness that is truly inspiring. The effect is enhanced by the main lobby which runs right through the building. On one side it is at ground level but, because of the topographical features of that campus, the other side is fully two stories above the ground and the view is unparalleled. The Library is opposite the Science building and is equal to it in design though not in size. There are hundreds of feet of bookshelves and a score of small reading and studying rooms for private use. There are even plans for small research rooms in which all the books which pertain to a particular course will be found. On the third side of this square is found the Arts building which is still under construction. Connecting all these is a tunnel which will eventually run completely around the square when the fourth building is built. By Dale Perrin We hope for all these conveniences in our own campus. Talent is something not all of us possess. It is usually considered It is with the outward appearance of the buildings that we as a rare gift; exercised by those to whom it has been given and wish to take issue. If we are to judge the face of our future appreciated by those to whom it has not been given. campus by the looks of the Engineering building it should be This writer has “talent”. Just what it is, and how he expresses a delightfully archaic nightmare. We must admit that it is it will be seen in the analysis of his writing. conservative and demonstrates the best in modern conformity. To put it in the local vernacular SUCH A CHEESE-BOX BEFORE I’VE NEVER SEEN.




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Bob Wyckham is to attend this !ar’s W.U.S. seminar in the West Published weekly by the undergraduate students ‘of Waterloo College and rhythm, but more important, a In dies. Bob is 21 and a second Associate Faculties at the office of The Cord Weekly, Room 105, Willison Hall, The most outstanding feature AdminiPhone SH. 4-8471. The opinions expressed are those of the editorial and publiYe sar student in Business about this person is his artistic sixth sense so to speak, intercation staff, and are not official opinions of the Students’ Council, or the College He was selected by a Administration, unless otherwise noted. which enables him tc st: ration. ability and his temperament. This pretiveness, board of students, ademotion in nc jminating ability need not necessarily be re- feel and interpret Editor-In-Chief: GORD. SMITH and faculty - and stricted to creative drawing or music, or in situations. If this in- m inistration Managing Editor : LINDSAY SCOTT Business Manager : MIKE: VALERIOTE by the th is selection was approved was a pianist or singer painting but may be expressed in dividual Advertising : LEONARD MARUNO Sports Editor: MERRILL GRAHAM Ni ational Committee of W.U.S. on. spellmany ways. He experiences a he could hold his audience Circulation : JOHN TEMPLIN News Editor: GEO. MCCULLOUGH SEiturday. The purpose of the bound by expressing emotion love of beauty towards everything Layout: MIKE WHITEHEAD~ se minar is to develop internationin life: he appreciates vivid and through music. Authorization as Second Class Mail pending. through a study al understanding deep colour tones; he likes rich These are the only talents which Printing by The Bean Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd. I of the Federation of the West In-. and spicy foods. I will mention, for talents as such, 372 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario. Music is another phase of his depend upon other phases of per- di es. During the Seminar he will be artistic talent. This person has sonality for their expression from the in contact with students Ability alone, is not enough. America and the U. S., South Strong determination and will, a 3-week 2ribbean area. After loyalty and tenacity are powerful AND College se minar in the University driving forces in this personality of The West Indies, he will take If this individual wanted to be an by Marg Gottschick trt in a study group and have a artist, for example, it would take Every Friday at 12.00 o’clock ch lance to do specialized work in all this strength of personality. noon, the Philharmonic Society with Bob Enns At the final hi s field of interest. plays records of “good” music for Mental alertness, analytical the students se ssion in Trinidad The Kingston Trio of “Tom three are traditional airs and they the enjoyment of those who wish ability, and a desire for knowltheir impressions Iv. ill compare Dooly” fame is well known and offer a variety of rhythm and to hear it. Their primary purpose edge are also necessary characterar td pool their knowledge. Three their new LF’s are becoming melodic structure, from Banua, a is to promote a greater interest in istics for talented people. (Anyprofessors have been C: madian popular too but in my rambles Jamaican love song in the usual music among the student body. one for that matter). This person ar Ipointed so far to lead the study through a local record bar, I came calypso style, to Santy Anne They have been the sponsors of rates high in this field. gr ‘oups: across an Extended Flay 45 which which is a sailing song about the some concerts and do some of Most people think of talented I Prof. of Law, Prof. Bourne, I think is of interest to those who rush to California in ‘49 around their work in connection with the people as sensitive, moody indiB.C. admire the Kingston Trio. Cape Horn. The striking thing Royal Conservatory of Music in viduals. This may or may not be Prof. Woodfine, Prof. of Econoabout Santy Anno is the haunting Toronto. They were responsible true, but nevertheless, these traits : m its, Antigonish, As you all know, Extended N.S. yet vigorous melody and if you for the showing of the ballet are present in this writing. Plays, or EP’s (as they are affecProf. Wood, Prof. of English, think that these two adjectives “Romeo and Juliet” and in March arleton. tionately known in the trade), Perhaps, the greatest single are at odds, you only need tc are sponsoring a concert which give you more for your dollar, International seminars are part characteristic of this person is his listen to the record to be con- will feature the Schneider Choir. in this case more being four songs. of the International Education deep, enduring emotional depth vinced that they are not. To attempt to evaluate a group uogramme of W.U.S. Delegates Unfortunately one of them is Tom for how this person feels, and Pr The last song is Coplas, a Span* such as this or for that matter any Dooly but I feel that this song are expected to what he feels will determine how to this seminar ish air with very untraditional organization on campus presents has enough merit to stand rediscussions and what he will do. gi ve talks, interviews, words intersperesed among the the prospective evaluator with a that every college student can peated listening although not as In conclusion, this individual 1 so Spanish and the overall effect is real task. The amount of work repeated as past DJ’s seemed to ur iderstand the peoples’ problems is an extremely talented indivione of sophistication with a slight done depends much upon the supthink it could take. The other of the West Indies. and ar id attitudes leer. port received. Although the or- dual with all the potentials e is expected to take an active needed tc Hc The only criticism which I could ganization is new, it has done most of the necessities trt in the local W.U.S. proPE become accomplished in whatever offer would be the fact the songs some healthy work to promote its gr ‘amme, making ‘it more meanor otherwhile different in texture and aims. In the fall it brought to field he chooses, artistic gful and effective. I in form, nevertheless conform tc Waterloo a piano and soprano re- wise. (Don’t let it go to your head, old boy, because although I didn’l some secret “Kingston, Trio Code” cital and before Christmas backed mention it, you have a few faults.) which makes them all somewhat a concert of Christmas music P.S.-Since I have been mobbed alike. But this is more than made which featured selections by the by individuals wanting their writup for by their polish and sheer Waterloo College Glee Club. CANTERBUR’Y TALES and insisting I’ do it enjoyment in singing which comes A society of this kind can do ing analyzed immediately regardless of how 1 in every song. On Wednesday, January 28, through much for a college. It can bring Choice of House I have deN.B.-Watch for Columbia al- in outside talent in the form of feel about the matter, 1959, the Canterbury Club held a cided that as of now, immediately, Clearance toboggan party at the Westmount bums of “Show Tunes”. Each films and records on the subjects F-rear AL a different com- of ballet or opera. In addition to tout de suite, etc., there will be a Golf Club.. Following the slide album features Discounts 10 - 50% poser and a different orchestra presenting live artists, it can seek slight fee: everyone gathered for refreshsuch as Paul Weston. These al- to promote the talent for there is $1~00 for a short verbal analysis ments and dancing at the church 247 King St. W. bums are strictly orchestral but always a good deal of student $2.56 for a written analysis. hall of the Church of the Holy in the case of Jerome Kern what talent in the musical field at col- (Analysis will be free only in this Kitchener was never there cannot be missed, Saviour. lege. column.)



iday, February 6 9.00 p.m.-Rhythm in Royal tY Seagram Gym uulay, February 8 8.45 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. Newman Club One day retreat to be held at St. Louis Church, 53 Allen St. E., Waterloo. lesday, February 12 6.30 p.m.-I.V.C.F. Supper MeetingTorque Room. 7.30 p.m.-I.V.C.F. Panel DiscussionSymposium.






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It is a delight to go into the gymnasium on a Wednesda: night and see all four badminton courts being used. It i equally delightful to wander into the same gym on a Tuesda: evening and notice that a large number of the staff are taking advantage of their allotted night. It is gratifying in general to see that more use is being made of the recreational facilitie we have. 1. There are several good reasons for this rejuvenatior First and foremost, as you have probably noticed, by the in creasing number of signs on the bulletin board, the athletil activities are getting a greater amount of publicity. This i s due to the fact that Athletic Director Carl Totzke has marl e time to do so. With the addition of Bob Celeri and Bol b Rafferty to the coaching staff, and the possibility in the nea r future that Carl will be working in a full-time capacity, it makes it possible for him to do many of the odds and end s that haven’t been taken care of. I can assure you that lack of organization has not bee] n caused by the Athletic Director. Carl would be the first tc0 admit that intra-mural sport has not functioned properly. At the same time he says that he hasn’t had the time to organizl e as well as he wanted. I agree. When we realize that McMaster has nine full time work ers on their sports staff, we can see the picture. At, thl e present we have three part-time employees and an athletil c directorate. Granted that McMaster is bigger, but when WI e look at the ratio, we will see once again that we are awa: y behind. Rejuvenation also comes from the fact that some of thl e students suddenly realized that they needed some physica .l education credits. To some people this is a necessary evil, tc0 some a troublesome duty, and to others a form of relaxatior 1. For the staff, they are probably finding out that they cal n have an enjoyable evening playing volleyball or badminton 1. It’s as simple as that. Or perhaps some of them are tryin] to combat middle age and the accompanying “spare-tire’ More credit to them. But at any rate it is enjoyable to see this new interesi I’m sure that the sky is the limit. The gym is there and it i S essential to all students that they have at least some sort oIf physical exercise. If you are not participating in any sport s at all, you had better grab a badminton racquet or a basket ;ball and get out on the gym floor. The Athletic Director an Directorate will be only too happy to help you in any wa: Y they can. -1 L Y.

A precedent in Curling at Waerloo College was set on Tueslay, Jan. 27th. The event was the Tirst Annual College Bonspiel was initiated with great 1 vhich All participants had a S8uccess. Tery active and enjoyable time. 1 teams showed ex1Che winning and firmly estabctellent ability ished the high calibre of players 1 \vho play in the regular league. Gary Hancock skipped his well and powerful team to kvalanced and first place honours in 1 Tictory Doug Murphy, vice, t he Bonspiel. I Tred Martin, 2nd and Bill FollF Yell, lead, were the other curlers this championship entry. A Cif of interest is that Gary’s r late among the t earn was the favorite ‘;Spiel entries. Second place honours went to I 3ob Wilson’s well skipped team Etnd was only decided after a spec:ial play-off between the team sskipped by Bill Simmons who had Gary Hancock a very stiff Egiven 1jattle in his third game. Both Simmons and Wilson had won two ;ames and were tied in points. I 3ob Wyckham, Gord Edgar and T ;Tern Allemang curled for Wilson i n his entry. Third honours went to Dick I?rise’s rink made up of Paul Mc(Zinnis, Bud Christensen and Don farmey. This rink finished high 7vinner for one game in the Bonhspiel. The Bonspiel was a terrific SUCC:ess and the participation was a true tribute to the interest in :urling and specially to Dick Frise 3onspiel Chairman and the Curlng Committee who worked hard n the organization and admini;tration of the Bonspiel. Sincere ,hanks go to all those who en,ered and who helped make the 3onspiel a highlight of the Curlng season. (Continued on page 4)





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WATERLOO Those who missed the McMasKnox, Taylor, Witt and a newter-Waterloo game last Thursday comer by the name of Pinkerton missed an action filled rough and stood out. Ron Murphy was also tough game. 1outstanding in goal. lead when Ted Lotocki scrambled through a mass of players, and banged in the puck. But Mat retributed by getting three quick goals, two by Brown, and another by Yakimoff, making the score read 3-l at the end of the first period. In the second period, Jack Taylor scored, and immediately after, defenceman Bill Weiler tied it up for Waterloo. Yakimoff put Mat into the lead with his second goal of the night, but the ever dependable combination of Knox and Taylor came through, with Knox getting the tying goal. The score remained this way at the end of the period. In the third period, Taylor drove in beautifully and scored his second goal of the night. Vic Durish, on a long rush from his own end put Waterloo two ahead. But Ferguson brought Mat within one goal again. Then Ted Witty scored the insurance tally for Waterloo, and the game ended with the score 7-5. This was a rough, hard-hitting game, with many penalties given on both sides. For Waterloo,

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The Waterloo College Mules sapped in fourteen points in the overtime session to take a hardiought 76-69 victory over ByrantStratton Institute in Buffalo, for ;heir second win of the season )ver IJ.S. college basketball op2osition. The Mules had to turn on a ;izzling drive and score six points in the last minute of play to force the overtime session. They were down 62-‘56 with a minute to go, when Dan Yarmey sank two baskets and Terry Stewart added two points on foul shots with only twenty seconds to play. The homesters had a chance to win on a foul shot in the, last eighi seconds, but they missed, and the game went into overtime. Waterloo led all the way in the overtime play for a 14-7 margin. They also led throughout most of the game. At half-time the score wa: 38-35 in favour of the Mules. Waterloo attack with twenty-foul points and he also did a gooc job of rebounding. Terry Stew. art hooped twenty points, whih Alf Spricenicks added twelve fol

3uff alo, Mark Tifickjian counted ourteen and Warren Ehlers adled thirteen. Waterloo1 vs. O.A.C. Waterloo’s red-hot Mules ran heir winning streak to three ;ames as they handed O.A.C. Rednen their first loss of the season, n a 56-49 set-back. The Mules started quickly, and lefore the Redmen could get unracked, had a ten point lead jvhich they kept for most of the game. At the half, it was 27-23 in favour of. the Mules. Waterloo’s shooting was deadly accurate in this tilt, as they hi1 from all parts of the court. The Mules also excelled in rebounding with Bob Thompson and Al Spricenicks consistently grabbing the ball ahead of their taller ri. vals. Waterloo’s top scorer, T’errJ Stewart, hit for nineteen points seven of them from the foul line Alf Spricenicks added sixteen ant Bill MacNaughton hooped ten, us ing a fine jump-shot from out side the key. For O.A.C., Murra: Atkinson played well, gettim twenty-three points.




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News. . .On the residence scene :‘* .’ 1 . . Early last ,week two engineers : * were tubbed for trespassing, after ‘1 : L5 being apprehended by Bill PowL I’’ ’ ell. ’ ’ $8 ‘, On Wednesday evening on her 1 ’ , j dway home from school, a. fresh\< ’ ette was’ abducted, and held for .,‘, t >. two hours ‘at the, Breslau Hotel 1,I. . I, 1 before being released, / . . *,:; I / ’ By Friday last i there was no - 1 change. in the hot water situation. :. :I.// This fact is’ abpreciated by the ’ <, ’ ” men who use safety razors;’ but \’ \’ , . it would be appreciated even ,: ‘ii ‘* if they ‘5, I ’ ’4~ I’ more by those responsible: were tubbed in our -“hot” water. * ~_ .’ It is my guess that the administraII1 . t i ! 8 . tion is losing more money by try‘1L.v, ‘I ; ing to‘ maintain obsolete ‘equipJ-; .“\ ,ment, than it would if it were to “, ;’ ,’ 1, ., invest in whatever ,new equip,, i r 1 ./ ’ ment is necessary to remedy the < ;, -<problem. , i e On the Campus sc.ene . . : An I attendant at the SLE meeting last I‘. Gp. -, r Thursday suggested that the . wrench the engineers received ,e’‘. : : ‘^ ’ for Christmas, has, been thrown . \ Into the machinery needed for a _: I’ new ’ constitution. Their paper, >I s ’ the Engine Ooze, might have a ‘. different \view. . * ’ .d ’ ’ Vifjws . . .\ At the outset of this jl I let me exI. Is ; II ’ series on Empiricism, ,.I plain that my immediate purpose .. 1 I is to‘ show that the Empiricist’s $ reasoning is ‘not only faulty, but 1 , in vain. Here then, is the first .I‘ ‘i . statement of an empiricist; “(An) :a\ ’ 1 empiricist says: there is only ont .. ,kind of “knowledge” (quotation: .l. , It \ because even ,this is sometime: . *, ’ . tentative -knowledge) and only \- , at it-through : ’ \ - one way of arriving empirical observation (not limit i .‘ , j’ ed to sensory observation).” \s, I . * ’ First, if’the empiricist says this _ ‘. I’ must presume that he will ‘in / knowledge .ani I. ’ I , k sist that carnal apprehension ’ by understanding . J I. .* ‘. are one and the same thing. Sim. ’ ‘I l ilarly he will insist t,hat familiar. / $4i ’ .s’. ity gained by actual experienct >, ,K .;< * and acquaintance with a fact b3 z , instructions are the same. I wil: ‘can ap. ‘ deny this, The empiricist firehend that I am a rotten drivel ,i\\, f 6i T : by examining dents on the roo: ; But if hc . of my stationwagon. /\ , j i , experienced travelling in m,y ve. ’ I I hicle whilst it-- be upside&d wr ‘~ i ‘\ my negligence), I’m, Purc , . (through he will have a truly differen ‘.:, of my abilities.,, !j: ,.“\1.:, * knowledge >i We will acknowledge tha xs, ' *./ I ’ knowledge is sometimles tentative 7I * (.*. 1 .I But when there is nothing else, ’ >. we must/cling to what may be tentative (as long as no, harm -7I a _~,. will be incurred) in our search 1 * for a truth or a conclusion. - ‘1 L .< The last part ‘of our first state.q3‘2I, _ I‘ , ment, simply means that the em, piricist believes we can only com- 1, .- I. prehend that which we have exj ’ i ]I j”” f perienced. ,Since empirical obser*vation does include using the five Is ) I ‘\ JI



Carleton University,& the thrbes Dontly x : ClIf moving house,, will be host to senses, ‘I’ insist that there are ’ at t: he first National Conference of Least“ five ways of arriving at our CCanadian University Canterbury <nowledge. Defining sensory ob- c Xubs from February 5th to Feb-* servation as’ that, which j. is ‘ob;- r uary 7th I959: Twenty-two Can-. served through sight, hearing, aidian universities are expected to !mell( taste and touch only, how, S end approximately 1001 delegates slse but through the mind/soul t o inquire, on ,an informal basis, 1 i: nto the religious :an we experience and observe? needs of uniIt is this question which- II will’ rersity students: The’ conference attempt to discuss next week with i lopes to discover what these ihe next statement of the em- r leeds actually are and exactly ?iricist. ’ v vhat is being done or could be Canadian culture? ’ Yes we have lone to meet them. A report on It, But the’, o,nly thing we’can do t”.he conference’s findings is to -be to/improve it, is to teach it. And 1forwarded to the General Synod ;Inder our present educational sys- CIf the Anglican Church of Cantem, not much is being done. , i lda. ~>SPOrtS... The following figures This will be .an auspicious occawere’ compiled by L. Kruschenske. Zion , taking place ,at the beginIn . volleyball two’ games are lin’g of a very memorable year played each night @ two points lor Carleton University. For not per game plus total ‘points. )nly is this the first conference If its kind but it will take place, Standings .t is sincerely hoped, on the brand Basketball : won lost points H (Hawks) .. .. P (Penguins).

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_ (Continued from page 1) the basis for study %and discus\ sions. The historical, economic and religious characteristics of Russia, the Ukraine, Poland arid ‘CzechoSlovakia, the rnational differences; the various forms of industrial and agricultural organization in these countries, the varying degrees of intellectual freedom permitted in them (Poland being of particular interest in this respect), differences in living standards and cultures will be treated separately for each country. This 51-day Eastern-European tour allows participants to extend their stay in Western Europe. They will return at will by, regular KLM Super Constellation flights via Amsterdam with the privilege o;f stop-overs in Brussels, Paris, London, Manchester, GlasNew York and go-w, Shannon, Montreal. ’ Participants personally assume full cost of this basically nonprofit educational tour offering an exceptionalexperience. For more information about these tours set Vicki Graf, the NFCUS travel representative.



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Unrestricted, but will depend on 19 1<he courses offered at the univer4sity which’the scholar wishes to 18 'i attend. , I

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many statements given by Mr. Bruneau. The plans of the Engineering Society are to approach their aeans, explain ‘what they want to do, and why, and get the staff members solidly behind them. The Arts representative to the’ S.L.E. are ,unanimously in favour If Student Union. They tried, in iheir honest opinion, to fairly Iring about Student Union. It ooks like ‘they’ have failed in a’ Northy cause. Now; we;are two.:, . I

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lergraduates in their third, or inal years, or recent graduates, ” &ho must ‘return to a Canadian university immediately following, iheir year of study abroad. Apllicants must be Canadian citizens my birth or naturalization, and nust be resident in Canada at the I lime of application;* (b) Applicants must be mature, jL If good academic standing, and ?ave ‘shown‘ leadershipqualities. ’ through active participation inex;ra-curricular activities. - (c) Preference will be given to students with some knowledge of bhe German language. (d) ,Applicants must be willing ’ to assist in the ‘task of promoting international, understanding while abroad, I and on ‘their return to Canada must be willing to help the WUS Committee on their cam; ’ pus in its activities. (e) ‘Applicants must satisfy the, -‘: academic requirements of the university which they wish ta enter,+ and thelaward of the scholarship will depend on the willingness ;>f the university concerned to accept ‘j, the scholar who is selected. :

. NEW :. \ L :w.U~.s. ’ SCHdLARSHlP -’

, (for team) Games Gary Hancock ) Trophy . ... ... ... ... ... 3 , \ 0 Bob Wilson W.C. Socks ... .. .‘.., 2 +l Bill Simmons W.C. Socks .. ... ... 2 ’ 1 Murray Skinkle W.C.- Socks ....*... 2 1 \ Dick, Frise 2 W.C. Socks ..: ... .. 1‘ Gord McInnis W.C. Socks ... .. ... 2 1 Ken Kay 2 W.C. Socks ... .. :.. 1 Brian Ruby W.C. Socks ... .. ... 1 2 Fran Broadfoot ’ 3 W.C. Socks .. ... ... 0


new 290 acre University campus. *beautifully situated on the dutskirts of the capital. The fact that 1959 is also;’ to be the ‘year in which a new Primate of Canada’s 2,250,QO.O -a member -.*Anglican Church is to be elected has not gone unnoticed. Rev. William Bothwell of Toronto will gi)re the opening address and also * co-ordinate the conference. )Dr. A. D. Dunton of Carleton \University and the Rt. Rev. E. S. Reed Bishop of Ottawa will be present during the conference.. The guest speaker at the closing banquet is expected to be a memI ber of the Cabinet. A tour of Parliament, led by ‘Mr. R..Mitchener, Speaker of the House of Commons, has’been ar-’ ranged for * the delegates. . The ~highlight of the conference however, will be a rece,ption on Saturday, February 7th, by His Excellency, the Governor,General, Hon. Vincent Massey at Rideau



The teams, for the most ‘part were very well matched and. this led to” a good, competitive Bon: spiel. The teams were ,drawn for the first game and then subsequently paired .off. for the rePresentamaining two games. tion of‘ the prizes was ,made by / P Mr. Kerr-Lawson. The Curling Committee ,were very pleased with the Bonspiel and. believe that a tradition has been established in Curling and that this Bonspiel will become an Annual Fixture (of Curling). Curling has firmly ’ established its merits to be a major sport at I . Waterloo! ’ Don’t forget the Intercollegiate , Meet *on February 29: 4


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of Award:

. (a) Free tuition. ’ ( (b) DIM. 42109 ($980) for 12 1months (payable in monthly, in,stalments) / to cover board I and dlodging. * (c) Free travel by rail from lGerman border to university se8. lected by the scholar, and return.

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of Award:


Twelve No,vember

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Cost of travel between Canada and Germany will be borne by the scholar. _

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, The National mittee of WUS responsible for lar. , ’

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Scholarship ‘Corn. of Canada‘ wili bc selecting the scho. ’ ’

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(i) Write to WUSl of Canada, 2 ’ Willcocks St&et, Toronto 5, for ’ !‘. application form which should be 1 completed in duplicate. ’ : * (ii) For-ward two copies of’fiour’ . application, together with two re’ cent photographs (passport size) . j ’ and the names and addresses of three, referencesto: The .Chairman, National Scholarship Cornmntee, World University Service, d 2 Willcocks St.,, Toronto .5. L,, (iii) Deadlin? for application-2 ;,’

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This year’s Frosh Formal promises to be a gala event. Colouri I .’ ful decorations etc.entuate’ the A gold crown will . royal theme. f ’ be suspended in the centre of the gym and, lighted streamers (poly,‘*. thene sheets,), will branch out from the, crown. Pillars will form !,a a special ’ hall entrance leading f , _ &to the ball room. The royal ban& (imported from Hamilton ,’ ?especially for this occasion) will 1 play upon a well-decorated stand ’ behind which (outlined on the ‘r wall) will - be. a big flowered (


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decorate the individual. tables. The decorations committee ha: hard on these prepara. .worked tions. Now’ it is up to you to conic Ball and enjo ’to the Royal IN ROYALTY. :RHYTHM r




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,8, 1959, I ’ k9.30x\and 11 A.M . - Identical Services , “Putting,-‘OurSelves in’ Another’s \ Place” . ’ , ‘\7 P.M.





VERNON HUTSON’ * . Candidate for the ministry from the Barbados. . United Church Collyge Club, meets ,after Vespers. STUDENTS

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7** The- princess will be crowned L-\)I, . , in a big red .throne. ‘The other .I- * ~C\ \I r ladies ,of the court need not feel I+ neglected;for little crowns will I ’ ,I 7. L





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