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The Ubyssey Jan 7, 1965

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VOL. XLVII, No. 32
CA 4-3916
AMS, Fed join
bus fare protest
Drug suspects
Twenty-five University of
California fraternities were
supposedly contacted by two
peddlers of illegal drugs.
The drugs were benzedrine pills which the peddlers
claimed would help the
fraternity men study for
Police apprehended the
two salesmen with the aid
of the students. They have
since charged them with
possession of drugs and attempting to sell dangerous
drugs to minors.
—don hume photos
SNOWED IN Library was work of about 100 engineers
who piled a ton or two of snow against the main doors
Wednesday noon. While the barricade went up squads of
redshirts pinned students inside other doors with a barrage
of snowballs.
mail laws
Canada's postmaster general
Wednesday urged tougher laws
to curb dissemination of hate
literature in the mails.
Hon. Jack Nicholson said the
problem of hate literature has
worsened in the past nine and
a half months.
"Never in the history of
Canada has it been so serious,"
he said.
• •    •
"We need tougher laws. At
present slander may be libelous only to a person, not to a
group. Legislation will have to
be changed," he told an audience of about 100.
"The group responsible for
the literature actually came to
the Board of Review and pressed their point that all Jews
are Communists and should be
locked up for life or hanged,"
he said.
He said the Canadian Postal
Service has been used for dissemination of this literature
with Negroes, Jews and other
ethnic groups as objects.
He called the literature
"filth", "terrible", "incredibly
malicious", and "vicious propaganda".
• •    •
This has brought closure of
the mail services to the sources
of the literature twice, he said.
After each closure the offending organizations have
moved. The latest trick has
been to change the name of the
organization,   Nicholson   said.
Nicholson said, "It is our
job to stamp out the spawning
ground of poison but also safeguard the freedom of expres-
. . find the minister
"No postal officer is going
to be arbiter of morality and
good taste."
Petition,  letters  ask
cut  in  15  cent hike
Two UBC student groups have joined protests against the
B.C. Hydro bus fate increase.
The AMS and the BC Student Federation are working
on protests to be sent to BC Hydro asking for a reduction of
the 300 per cent increase in the UBC area.
Fares were increased across
the board by Hydro Jan. 1,
but while most fares went up
five cents (from 15 cents to
20 cents), UBC bus fares went
from a nickle to twenty cents.
"We first launched our protest when the whole idea of a
bus fare increase came up,"
said AMS president Roger McAfee. "But the exchange of
letters we had with the authorities obviously had no effect.
"Now we plan to put our
case before the appropriate
cabinet minister in Victoria.
"Our position will be presented jointly with Victoria
College, and will be presented
as soon as we determine who
the correct cabinet minister
is," McAfee said.
High school students from
Vancouver and New Westminster have refused to ride the
buses to school in protest of
a 114 per cent student fare
increase from seven to 15
The B.C. Student Federation
is circulating a petition on
campus protesting the increase.
It will be presented, along
with petitions from high
school students, to Hydro offices Jan. 13.
"We are not protesting the
city-wide five-cent increase,"
said Sean Griffin, Science 1,
chairman of the BC Students
Federation committee, "only
the UBC increase.
"We think that this discriminates against the 25 per
cent of UBC students that
live just outside the gates.
"We want the fare changed
back to what it was — five
cents from  the gates  in."
Three placard-bearing BC
Students Federation members
picketed at Blanca loop Wednesday morning, protesting the
increased fares.
"It was not meant as a mass
protest, but official demonstrations have been planned," said
He said a relay team of Federation members would race
a Hydro bus from the Blanca
loop to the front  of Brock.
"Beat Bennett's Buggies to
Brock is our motto," said Griffin.
A Vancouver cab company
said Wednesday fare for the
trip in to campus would be
$1.15, which comes to 23 cents
each for five people, only three
cents more than the bus fare.
not students
says Hydro
University students are not
students according to B.C.
Hydro's Transportation Division.
Consequently, the AMS, in
conjunction with Victoria College AMS, has started negotiations with the provincial government to obtain student
status   for  university  students.
As early as Aug. 12, 1964.
the Hydro had decided there
would be no extra consideration shown to university students.
In a letter to AMS president Roger McAfee, Hydro's
Division Transportation Manager Sigurdur Sigmundson
stated: "Classifying university
students in the same category
as high school students who
enjoy a lower fare is one
which we cannot entertain.
"Such a\ practice does not
exist anywhere as far as I
know, and the trend is strongly in the opposite direction,
namely to eliminate entirely
the students rate classification," he said.
"It is as costly to provide
rush-hour service for high
school students as it is for
adults and support for needy
students should come from
sources other than transit
See Page 3 Page 2
Thursday, January 7, 1965
Roberts has kind word for
student motorists. See Page
Art thief
had good
A thief with good taste has
stolen a $1,500 oil sketch from
the Frederick Lasserre building.
The thief picked the most
expensive of 20 paintings in a
locked storage room in the
basement of the fine arts
It was discovered missing
Sept. 15 but police requested
the theft be kept secret until
now to aid their investigation.
The painting is Summer in
Algonquin Park, an 11 by 14
inch oil sketch by Tom Thomson, one of the leading members of the famous Group of
It was one of 20 stored in the
room in preparation for a tour
of western Canada.
"Whoever took it was aware
of its value," a fine arts department spokesman told The
Ubyssey, "since he only took
the most valuable of the
75,000 acres
UBC's property
mostly off-cam pus
UBC lives on only a fifth of the land it owns.
The university owns nearly 15,000 acres of land but the
endowment lands comprise only 3,000 acres of it.
UBC    has    bought,    been
Race starts
Science week
An obstacle race between
undergraduate society presidents in front of the library at
noon Monday will mark the
start of Science Week.
"This race will be something
anybody can do—almost," said
Art Monk, Science public relations officer.
"The necessary equipment
will be supplied," he said.
Another major feature of
Science Week will be conducted tours of all Science
buildings at noon Wednesday
and Thursday.
Other events of Science
Week are:
Tuesday 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. —
skating party at Thunderbird
Arena, and a sock hop following;
Thursday — a Pep Meet in
the Auditorium, with guests of
honour Mary McQueen, Homecoming Queen and Dr. Nathan
Divinsky, mathematics professor;
Saturday 8-12 p.m.—Crystal
Ball at the Villa Motor Hotel,
tickets $3.50 at AMS or Hut
granted or been bequeathed
12,052.5 acres of land worth
several million dollars since
1949, says Jim Banham, UBC
information  officer.
The other properties are the
UBC Research Forest, the Oyster River Research Farm, the
Thacker Ecological Research
Reserve, Rockwoods, the Graham and McKean residences
and property on Bowen Island
which  was recently  sold.
• •    •
The UBC Research Forest,
four miles north of Haney, is
the largest with 10,000  acres.
This major research centre
was leased to UBC in 1943 and
granted to the university by
the provincial government in
1949.   ■ -   ■
The property, which contains a lodge and several other
buildings, is also used by the
UBC Extension department
for conferences.
The Oyster River Research
farm, 1,700 acres, is ten miles
south of Campbell River on
Vancouver Island.
The use of the farm was
given to UBC in 1955 by Barret Montfort, an American
banker, who willed the land
to UBC when he died in Sept.,
• •    •
The entire UBC dairy herd
of 150 head is on the farm
which is run by the Agriculture faculty for student training and research.
The 190 acre Thacker Ecological Research Reserve, one
mile east of Hope, was given
to UBC in 1959 by Mr. Thomas
Thacker who died in 1961.
The property is used mainly by graduate students and is
kept undisturbed for research
into the relationship between
plants and animals in their
natural   environment.
Rockwood, only 5.5 acres, is
on Batchelor Bay near Whyte-
cliffe and consists of a large
house and other small cottages.
The property was given to
UBC in 1959 by Major-General
and Mrs. Victor Odium.
The Graham residence, used
by the School of Social Work,
was willed to UBC by the late
F. Ronald Graham in 1963. It
is valued at $500,000.
The McKeen residence was
purchased in 1964 from St.
Mark's College for $100,000,
the same price the college paid
Senator S. S. McKeen. The
Board of Governors is still
discussing how the property
is to be used.
• ■•-•
The McKeen and Graham
residences, on the north side
of the campus, though not
part of the UBC endowment
lands, were surrounded t)n
three sides by the university.
The Bowen Island property
was given to UBC by Dr. and
Mrs. Wallace Willson of Vancouver who asked that proceeds from the sale of the
property go to the English
The 150 acres on the north
west side of the island was
sold recently for an estimated
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—flon hume photo
ANXIOUSLY WAITING to pay second term tuition fees; students line up in registrar's
office. Students can also pick up some scholarship checks but government scholarship
checks aren't in yet.
Council Chambers seen
as House of Commons
Co-ed accosted
Women warned
after 'incident'
Women have been warned not to cross the campus alone
at night as an aftermath of an on-campus "incident" early
in December.
A 51-man student council
split into parliament-style political parties is envisioned by
two B.C. Student Federation
members in proposed AMS constitutional changes.
The constitutional changes
were drafted by B.C. Student
Federation chairman Hardial
Bains and Artisan editor Grey-
don Moore.
They plan to seek B.C. Student Federation backing Friday, present their proposals to
student council Monday, and
bring the matter before the
spring general meetinng in
• •    •
"The major changes affect
bylaws having to do with the
make-up of the students council," Bains said Wednesday.
"The newly-formed council
could then proceed to revise
the rest of the AMS constitution in the spirit of these reforms."
The federation - members'
formula calls for a council
composed of the 20 undergraduate society presidents, the
Frosh president, and 28 members directly elected from the
student body. A hired executive secretary, and the editor-
in-chief of The Ubyssey would
complete the tally.
• •    •
The 51-man body would
meet in March, and elect nine
executive officers from its own
members: a president, a chairman of student council, a
treasurer, a secretary, a chairman of student affairs, a program co-ordinator, a co-ordin-
ator of clubs, a co-ordinator of
athletics, an undergraduate societies co-ordinator.
The hired executive secretary, and the editor-in-chief
of The Ubyssey would also sit
as executives, making a total
of 11.
"Electing 28 members from
the student body at large will
encourage the setting-up of
student political fronts," Bains
"The B.C. Student Federation is one such organization.
Perhaps one would be set up
to oppose it."
• •    •
Bains said the large executive would be able to work directly with the students on student affairs, and not bog down
in day to day affairs.
Bains explained the apparent redundancies in the executive positions:
• •   •
The president would act as
chairman of the executive, and
the spokesman for student
council as a whole. The chairman of student council would
act as a parliamentary speaker, and prepare an agenda.
Chairman of student affairs
would worry about costs of
higher education with regard
to students—problems involving housing, fees, books, food
and so on. Program co-ordinator would initiate and co-ordinate all programs not under
clubs. *    *    *
Co-ordinator of university
clubs would double as chairman of Brock Management
Committee. And The Ubyssey
editor-in-chief would be chairman of all AMS publications.
Present council is composed
of 26 members.
Alma Mater Satiety
1. World University Service Committee
Applications for the WUS scholarship to Germany
(DAAD) must be submitted by January 15, 1965.
Application forms are available in Brock 157.
Graduating and graduate students are eligible
for scholarship, which is tenable at any German
2. Academics vs. Creativity
Applications   are   invited   now   for the  Joint  UBC-
U.VIC symposium on 'Academics vs. Creativity'
to be held on the campus January 15-17.
Last day for applications is January 13.
For information contact Hardial Bains at A.A.C.
office — Brock Extension 260.
Apply at A.M.S.
3. Grad Class
The Grad Class organizational meeting will be held
on Monday, January 11, at 12:30 in the auditorium. Nominations for the grad class executive
will be accepted at this meeting. All grads please
turn out.
Director of Traffic Sir Ouvry
Roberts told The Ubyssey Wednesday the "incident" involved
two male students and a co-ed
at midnight on Dec. 9 between
the Administration and West
The co-ed escaped after being accosted.
Notices dated Dec. 10 appeared in women's residences
cautioning co-eds not to go out
alone after dark "as another
incident has occurred."
The notices—which suggest
women travel in groups after
dark—remain up in women's
dorms this term.
Dean of Women Helen Mc-
Crae would say little on the
"As far as we're concerned,
the case was closed after we
notified the RCMP," she said.
"We don't investigate incidents of this sort."
Women's Residences Supervisor Miss Lorna Makepeace,
who signed the notice posted
in women's dorms, admitted
off-campus co-eds have not
been advised of the incident.
"All the girls in residence
have been warned, but now
we're trying to hush it up,"
she said.
RCMP Sgt. Dan Thompson
said the case had been dealt
with, but would not elaborate.
"I think it should be treated
as Dean McCrae has said: as a
dead issue," said Sgt. Thompson.
Dean McCrae emphasized incidents of a similar nature can
happen in any big city or any
large campus.
"Most of the campus is well-
lighted, but quiet, dark locations still exist," she said.
Last year, after similar incidents near Fort Camp Residences, Fort Camp Women's
president Donna Morris demanded more lighting and better patrols to protect the girls.
Chief Dief
'should leave'
Young Progressive Conservatives of Loyola University have
rebelled against Conservative
opposition leader John Dief-
They merged with the Canadian National Reform Movement to form the Independent
Democratic Movement.
The new party will compete
in elections for Loyola's model
parliament. Members also hope
to go against the leadership of
Diefenbaker, labelled "a dangerous man" by leaders of the
Loyola movement.
President of the Loyola
Young Progressive Conservatives said the movement has
rallied strong support within
the student body.
Aluminum Company of Canada, Limited
Openings will be available in 1965 for
Graduates and Post Graduates in:
Interviewers will be on your campus on
January 11,12,13,14,1965
Please ask your placement officer
for an interview appointment and literature
describing career opportunities.
Am hi,
Aluminum Company of Canada, Limited THE UBYSSEY
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the university
year by the Alma Mater Society, I'niversity of B. C. Editorial opinion*
expressed are those of the editor and not necessarily those of the AMS
or the University. Editorial office, CA 4-3916. Advertising office, CA 4-3242.
Loc. 26. Member Canadian University Press. Founding member, Pacific
Student Press. Authorized as second-class mail by Post Office Department,
Ottawa, and for payment of postage in cash.
Winner Canadian University Press trophies for general
excellence and news photography.
Fair fares
The recently instituted B.C. Hydro bus fare schedule
isn't as fair as Hydro makes out.
The schedule, Hydro is quick to point out, benefits
a majority of UBC student commuters.
But the unfortunate minority—about on-third by
Hydro estimates—suffers an unjust penalty for using
the transportation system.
Instead of the five-cent fare from the gates to any
point on campus, students must fork over 20 cents.
The remainder of students pay a flat 20 cents from
anywhere in Vancouver and are spared any fare increase
by the use of transfers. The university district is now considered part of the City of Vancouver fare zone.
The lack of sympathy for students who live within
walking distance of the Blanca Loop is hard to explain.
Surely Hydro could have arranged a special ticketing
arrangement. The present dispensation for highschool
students, though unpopular, indicates the fare planners
are capable of being flexible.
During the summer the AMS questioned the proposed fare increases.
A Hydro official made the usual reference to the
majority gain, and then indicated he had walked to school
as a youth. He said UBC students might just as well do
the same if they objected to paying higher bus fares.
That explanation indicates nothing but a fond remembrance of the days when there was no public
UBC students should also be given the same dispensation highschool students presently enjoy—a five-cent
reduction from the adult fare.
The present rates bear no relation to reality. High-
school students, usually living at home and not having
to pay tuition fees, are best able to bear increased fares.
Yet UBC students, not as wealthy as many thought
before the student means survey, are nicked the full
Hydro should review its fare policy and explain why
UBC students cannot get a better deal.
Spinach and PE
Mandatory Physical Education at UBC was something like eating spinach when we were children.
You did it because you were told (a) it's good for
you and (b) or else.
The "or else" to a recalcitrant child was, "no dessert"
and "how would you like a clip on the ear?"
The "or else" at UBC was simple; no PE, no graduation.
But UBC's particular plateful of spinach is gone.
The Senate has abolished PE requirements.
No longer will freshmen—and procrastinating upper-
classmen—be submitted against their will to the indignity of "physical conditioning".
No longer will gallant groups tangle in a bleary-eyed
tango at 8:30 a.m. dancing lessons.
Nor will swimmers spend 40 minutes of trekking
and changing for 20 minutes of swimming.
The old sweat-for-sweat's-sake system has given way
to a new deal whereby those who want exercise will
have access to the facilities.
Those who don't want exercise—or get it elsewhere—
won't be clogging up the works.
The abolition of required PE is a commendable bit
of rational thinking.
EDITOR: Mike Horsey Now don't anybody forget  the big
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Cl*y          Tom wayman about   it    ThoS(?   who   worked   Wed.
News                                   Tim Padmore nesday.   which  doesn't  excuse  them
at all from  attending the big meet-
Art            Don Hume ing  today at  noon to hear all about
c._t.                   n.«>n. D.^.h.<tnn, ''   were:   Ian   Cameron,   Art   Casper-
SP°rts       Geor9e Reamsbottom S(m   Coro, Smjth   Caroj Anne Ba£er
Managing   Janet Matheson    I-inda    Morrison,    Frank    Lee,    Rick
Blair. L,orne Mallin, Al Francis, Jen-
Asst. City  Lorraine Shore    nifcr  Farris.  Robbt West,   Elizabeth
Asst.  News   Just  Miss Munroe    r'iold. Mona Helcermanas, John Dil-
day.   John   Kelsey.   Donna   Pirne,
Asst.  Managing    Norm  Betts    Lynn   Curtis,   Al   Birnie.   And   that's
Associate     ...   Mike Hunter    a  ,ot °' People, people; still, we can
use  and  welcome  any  more.   Some-
Associate  Ron Riter    lnjnK odd  about  that last sentence,
Magazine  Dave Ablett    eh  Rodney. Good Show.
"What seems to be the trouble officer .... I've got my chains on."
Le Nouveau Journal
How to lose $5 million
Reprinted from:
The Ottawa Journal
Newspapermen are the
chief mourners for Le Nouveau Journal, Montreal,
whose brief life ended in
•    •    •
For Le Nouveau Journal
was a newspaperman's newspaper, serious without being
solemn, light without being
trivial, a blend of the grave
and gay, and with most of
the things that good newspapermen like to see in a
newspaper, but which the
public, alas, seemingly will
not buy.
Le Nouveau Journal was
launched with promise, had
behind it the millions of a
wealthy owner, and was ed
ited by Mr. Jean Louis Gag-
non, a journalist of shining
talent. Yet despite that Mr.
Gagnon gathered around him
a corps of gifted people and
produced a newspaper of
high distinction in every way,
Le Nouveau Journal's circulation after nine months of
effort was hardly more than
50,000 copies a day, this in a
city of a million population.
After a loss of some $3 million, it was forced to strike
its flag.
•    •    •
What is the moral of this?
Partly, surely, that those
who keep telling newspapermen that their newspapers
would be more prosperous
and popular if they printed
more  about  politics   and   sci-
Nameless strike back
Editor. The Ubyssey:
Say,  how   cum  you   lefted
us off the list of peoples whu
wurk  fer   The  Ubyssey.   We,
the   undersinged   do   hearby
demand spaces fer our names:
9p Jfi ^fi
How many was that?
Editor. The Ubyssey:
Re: CBC Forever:
Your "errata" in my notice
is fairly substantial (Tues.
Jan. 5) issue. We indeed are
looking for some 30.000
(thirty thousand) signatures
on our petition and not the
3,000 The Ubyssey reported.
I hope that we can get at
least 5,000 signatures  from
UBC.   There   should   be   no
reason why we cannot.
At the University of Saskatchewan in Regina, there
is widespread support for this
petition.   So   why   not   UBC?
The petitions are up on
the Auditorium and Bookstore bulletin boards (both
Ed. V
A pat on the back
Editor. The Ubyssey:
Sir Ouvry's army deserves
a pat on the back, for a
During all our miserable
snow and gunk it has been
quiet and well-mannered.
The Army even pulled my
car out of a ditch one day for
free yet.
ence and philosophy and literature and world affairs, are
sadly off base. Le Nouveau
Journal did all of these
things, to fail.
And the truth, of course, is
that very few people read
publications devoted to literature, science, the arts, politics and like things. They
may pretend that they do,
but they don't.
• • •
And the proof of it is that
publications of that stamp,
magazines and reviews, have
pitifully small circulations;
one has but to compare the
circulations of the Atlantic
Monthly, Harpers, the Reporter, the New Republic and
the Commonweal with the
circulations of slick prints
such as McCalls, the Ladies
Home Journal and the Saturday Evening Post, to know
the truth.
And what is true of Canada and the U.S., is true of
England. It is not newspapers
like the London Times, the
Guardian of Manchester, or
even the London Daily Telegraph that have the large circulations or that make money; the rewards of circulation
and wealth go to the mass
circulation tabloids, among
the worst newspapers in the
• • •
More, a literary and political publication like the Spectator has to be satisfied with
from 35,000 to 40,000 subscribers — this in one of the
best educated and most
sophisticated countries in the
Perhaps a day will come
when this will change. For
the present, a good and fast
way to lose four or five million dollars is to start the
sort of daily newspaper Le
Nouveau Journal tried to be. Thursday, January 7, 1965
Page 5
Beauty, humor on snowy campus
—Paul clancy photo
BEAUTIFUL BC, where we play golf on New Ye ar's day, playground of the Northwest . . .
—don kydd photo
THIS GUY'S STILL out there shovelling, and shovelling, and shovelling . . .
*%*jrw»****'*,»- **&lfrt .
. AND1
STAFF   li
YES, SIR OUVRY, there is an unauthorized car under the
YEAH, but how do you mow it?
-<ion kydd phntu
 rav a
—don kydd photo
I FALL DOWN in some snow . .
-don hume photo Page 6
Thursday, January 7, 1965
Go whole hog
says co-ordinator
CALGARY (CUP) —University of Alberta students
can live like pigs if they
want to, the co-ordinator of
student affairs has decided.
Other years he has closed
student lounges to emphasize
the need of keeping them
But this year he decided
to leave them open in spite
of the mess.
new cards
Students who have lost their
AMS-library cards can get
new ones for $3 today in the
armory between 11:30 a.m. and
2:30 p.m.
Assistant registrar Donald
McCrae said students who
have reported their loss as well
as those who have not should
appear today.
Cards will be issued in half
an hour.
"We cannot issue cards at
the registrar's office because
of the photograph and plastic
seal necessary.
"We have to set up a specific
time in order to arrange for a
camera," McCrae said.
Like home
Rome Xmas familiar
ROME — Crowded department stores, illuminated
trees, white-bearded red-
suited figures on street corners, tinsel, bells, and rain.
They all combined during
the last part of December to
make Christmas in Rome almost like Christmas in Vancouver.
•    •    •
The Italian Christmas, like
the Canadian, is preceded
early by the appearance of
bell ringing "Babbi Natali"
or Santa Clauses on the
streets or in the decorated department stores.
Al Donald is a Ubyssey
staffer travelling in Europe
this winter.
Cheap bird
food seen
B.C. farms are going to the
birds and UBC's Agriculture
faculty is helping them.
The faculty has found a new
cheap source of food for poultry, which could make farmers
$300,000 richer this year.
The faculty says refuse left
from the cleaning of wheat in
Vancouver grain elevators plus
fish meal is just as nutritious
a food for poultry as more expensive wheat and corn.
And the holiday atmosphere increases in proportion
to the crowds on the main
streets until its climax on
Christmas eve.
In each large square in
Rome, a tall tree, lighted and
covered with artificial snow
stands and about it pass the
muffled groups of holidayers
with Christmas - wrapped
•    •    •
Store windows glitter with
tinsel, and the Christmas
greeting — Buon Natale —
is written in cotton wool on
the glass.
There are few carols sung
on the streets although the
public address systems in
stores and supermarkets occasionally burst forth with
Bing Crosby's White Christmas.
Instead there are the shepherds who come from the
Roman countryside with
flutes and bagpipes to play
their own strange music on
the streets.
dcackmic tfrtwitJQ.&
Joint U.B.C. - U.VIC Symposium
Academics vs. Creativity
January 15 - 17
Keynote Speaker — DR. C. BELSHAW
Starts Friday at 8:00 p.m. in the lower lounge of the
Graduate Student Centre
Registration Forms are available in the A.M.S. office.
Last date for registration is January 13.
Participants — Fifty students and faculty from each
Purpose — 1. To encourage  communications between
the   students   and   faculties  of   U.B.C.U.VIC (and possibly Notre Dame).
2. To discuss the problems of higher education in British Columbia.
N.B. Due to bad weather, we are forced to hold this
symposium on the campus.
Reading List 1. Guide posts to Innovation (a complimentary copy will be mailed to you at the
receipt of your application.
2. Anatomy of a University by Dr. C. Bel-
shaw, 1964.
3. Higher Education in B.C. by Dr. J. B.
McDonald, 1963.
6. UBYSSEY, Page Friday, Oct. 2, 1964.
Walking through a pedestrian underpassage (the only
safe way to cross a Roman
street), I saw three had spread
out one of their long black
cloaks on the ground and
were playing on two flutes
and a bagpipe a continuous
tune while passersby dropped
coins onto the cloak.
• •    •
Christmas spirit is the same
in Rome as it is in Vancouver. Smiles are frequent and
"Buono Feste" is the way to
say "Good-bye".
The number of beggars on
the streets increases in anticipation of good will. And
they are generally successful.
I saw one man who was in
apparently good health, standing in the centre of the sidewalk holding a large shoebox
slowly collecting coins from
Christmas shoppers.
• •    •
On Christmas day, 10,000
people stood for hours in the
rain in St. Peter's Square,
awaiting the noon appearance of Pope Paul.
A little after twelve, the
scarlet    curtains    across    the
large window in the facade
of the church opened and the
Pope and his entourage appeared.
•   •   •
After a short speech in
Italian, the Pontiff gave his
benediction to the dripping
collection of humanity and
promptly  disappeared.
After the long holiday
weekend, the stores reopened
and the brief recuperation
before New Year, which Italians greet with firecrackers,
Shower King
next to God
A University of California
freshman completed a 33 hour,
33 minute, 33 second shower
to become Shower King of the
Berkeley campus.
"It got kind of boring," he
admitted. "But cleanliness is
next to godliness."
Student needed to take over
Advertising and Distribution
responsibilities for
Must be imaginative and
RE 8-6375 or RE 3-3614
or write
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Station A, immediately.
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For the convenience of those
going to other functions at
noon, UBC Film Society is
pleased to announce an
extra showing of
3:30 p.m. Today
There -will always be those who dare to
Prove your skills and talents in the important -world, of Retailing:
The industry of retailing has assumed a dynamic personality in the last few years. The many facets of
merchandising, new selling techniques, the changing
environment of consumer demands allow for expression
of competitive spirit, foster the growth of creative
talent. The scope for personal improvement and advance
is endless . . . the field is as broad as your reach. Stimulating, rewarding careers abound in many allied fields:
Research, Administration, Systems, Data Processing,
Sales Promotion, Law, Finance.
Eaton's offers unique attractions to career-minded men and women:
The graduates we choose we want as Professional
Managers. To this end your training will start immediately. You will enroll in our Management Development
Program. You will observe and participate in the many
ramifications that are part of mass-scale, nation-wide
selling. Varied and daring projects will test your fresh,
youthful discernment. Your leadership potential will
increase as you advance.
Eaton's is the greatest 'per capita' retailer in North America:
Eaton's spans the country from ocean to ocean. Every
person in Canada has been, is or will be a customer of
Eaton's sometime during his lifetime. The Company
complex includes 16 Main Department Stores, 45
Branch Stores, 331 Order Offices, 39 Heavy Goods
Stores and 3 Mail Order Centres. Buying Offices are
maintained in New York, London, Manchester, Leicester, Belfast, Paris, Frankfurt and Florence. Within the
last four years the Company has opened 11 new stores;
more are on the planning board.
This growth continues today!
The Company is wise with experience but sustains a
youthful and ambitious look towards the future.
Why not investigate the possibilities of a great future
with us. We'll be glad to tell you more. Contact your
College Recruitment Officer.
Interviews on Campus
JANUARY  18,  19. 20
EATON'S of CANADA Thursday, January 7, 1965
Page 7
—Paul Clancy photo
THIRTY EXTRA buses a day are ferrying s now-bound students to and from campus.
Line of Shrumobiles waits at old  bus-stop   cafe,   making   it   the  new   bus-stop  cafe.
Sir Ouv praises
finesse in snow
UBC traffic director Sir Ouvry Roberts has commended
students for their handling of parking the past snowy week.
        "I   am    extremely    pleased
Half need
SEATTLE (PSP)—Nearly 55
per cent of students at the
University of Washington are
forbidden to see Tom Jones and
Irma la Douce unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. They are under 21.
The students are affected by
the new ordinance in Seattle
covering restricted movies. TJ
of W's board of governors rejected a plea to protest the
with the way in which the students are driving and parking
during these terrible conditions," he said.
"The lots are in terrible
shape, and there is very little
space for parking, but we have
had no complaints about anyone being blocked by another
Earlier this week, it was announced that cars causing
trouble in the lots would be
"I expected some trouble,
even with this warning, but
there has been nothing at all,"
Sir Ouvry said. "The students
have done an excellent job."
For Further Information
Contact the Student Employment Office
University of British Columbia
First wildlife
grant awarded
A UBC student has won
one of the first three graduate scholarships ever offered
in wildlife biology in Canada.
Donald Thomas was
awarded a $1,200 scholarship by a committee of senior
scientists headed by Dr. David Munro, Chief of the Canadian Wildlife Service.
Thomas, who obtained his
BA at the University of Saskatchewan, is studying reproduction in black-tailed
deer as his research project.
Edge knocked
Trash' canned
after complaints
EDMONTON (CUP)— A periodical edited by a former
University of Alberta faculty member has been removed
from an off-campus magazine shop.
action follows charges
it is "sacreligious filth and
trash" by an Edmonton city
The alderman claimed the
periodical, Edge, edited by Dr.
Henry Beissel, a past member
of the university English department, makes light of Christ
and his teachings.
• •    •
"I don't know how we can
do anything about cleaning up
the literature available to
teenagers when the university
produces filth worse than anything on the newsstands,"
Mrs. Ethel Wilson said.
The publication was also attacked last spring by the provincial minister of municipal
affairs, the Hon. A. J. Hooke.
He said: "The so-called literary efforts in Edge pollute
the minds of our youth."
A shop clerk said she objected to the magazine but was
only following the wishes of
the management in refusing to
sell the third issue.
• •    •
The first two issues appeared on the newsstand last year.
The shop is operated by Edgar Gerhart, a member of the
Alberta legislature.
He explained he did not sell
magazines of "a questionable
nature" and those which sell
Money here
An accounting office spokesman said scholarships have arrived and can be obtained at
the cashier. But, Provincial
bursaries from the Department of Education have not yet
Panel to discuss
academic goals
The first of a series of
discussions on the recent report on academic goals by
a presidential committee
will be held at noon today
in Brock  Lounge.
Education Dean Neville
Scarfe, chemistry head Dr.
C. A. McDowell, anthropology professor Dr. Cyril Bel-
shaw, and mathematics professor Dr. Nathan Divinsky
will discuss Aims and Structures of a University.
A question period will be
held  after  the discussion.
Cheap insurance
UBC students are entitled to
special low rates under the
Canadian Union of Students
life insurance plan.
to meet
your friends
ia at the
Do-Nut Diner
4556 W. 10th Ava.
Try Our Delicious T-Bona
Steak $1.35
It's really Good!
Full course Meal*
within your Income
Students Meal Tickets
University Undergraduates
The Royal Canadian Navy offers a sponsored University Education
and excellent career opportunities to undergraduates in the faculties
of Applied Science, Arts, Science, Commerce and Business Administration.
The Navy's University Liaison Officers will conduct interviews on
your campus within the next two weeks to give you an opportunity to
assess the prospects of a career as a Naval Officer.
,i *
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The University Liaison Officers will visit U.B.C.
on the 13th, 14th and 15th of January, 1965
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to interview and counsel students on the Royal Canadian
Navy's program of sponsored University education and training, leading to the
Naval Officer's career. Interested students may make appointments for interviews on these dates by calling
West Mall (Mr. Hacking), or the Naval Staff Officer, U.B.C. Armouries
CA 4-3313 Page 8
Thursday, January 7, 1965
'tween classes
talks start
on Africa
Professor G. R. Tougas of
the French department will be
the first speaker at the Vancouver Institute meetings for
Dr. Tougas will discuss problems of emerging African
The talks will be based on
a visit to the West African Republic of Senegal and an interview he had with Senegal's
president,  Leopold Senghor.
Vancouver Institute Meetings take place at 8:15 every
Saturday night in Bu. 106. Admission is free.
Speakers coming up are G.
W. Grant McConachie, president of Canadian Pacific Airlines; Dr. John McCreary, Dean
of Medicine at UBC; Dr. Malcolm Taylor, president of Victoria College; and the Hon.
Paul Martin, Canadian minister for  external affairs.
Far East-nik
course set up
There is now a course in
tailor-made for long-beards
with Japanese guitars.
The eight-session non-credit
course, Western Civilization
and its Folklore, is offered by
the UBC Extension department starting next Tuesday at
8 p.m.
Vacancies are available in
all areas of University Residences for the second term
January 4th to April 30,
Accommodation for male
students in Acadia and
Fort Camps and women
students in all areas can be
obtained by application to
University Housing Offices
Hut 0-3, Orchard Road
Phone Local 331 or 332
Allocation will be made on
a first come first serve basis.
Gerussi emotes
in Freddy Wood
Special Events presents actor Bruno Gerussi giving readings from poetry, prose and plays in the Freddy Wood theatre
at noon today. Admission is 25 cents.
•    •    •
WUS offers
The World University Service is offering a one year
scholarship to a German university.
The scholarship, which pays
enrolment, tuition, a living allowance, health and accident
insurance and a return ticket
to Montreal, is open to graduate or graduating students who
are Canadian residents, between 20 and 30 years old.
Applicants, preferably
single, must have above average marks and have a good
command of the German
Applications are available at
the WUS office in Brock Extension and must be returned
by Jan. 15.
General meeting in Bu 212
at noon today.
• •    •
L.M.T.'s are available for
Marty Robbins and The Seagull from the Special Events
• •    •
Frosh are invited to the
Odyssey newspaper staff gaff
noon today in Brock Ext. 137.
• •    •
Triumph of the Will, famous
Nazi propaganda film, 12:30,
3:30 and 8:00 in the auditorium, 50 cents.
• •    •
Lest We Forget, a film on the
Canadian war effort in Bu.
102 at noon today. Admission
25 cents.
Representatives of
International Nickel Company
Will visit the university to discuss career opportunities
with graduating and post graduate students in
On January 6, 7 and 8
We invite you to arrange an interview through
The Office of Student Personnel Services
International Nickel Company
RCA Victor, a world leader
in electronics and communications, is continuously expanding its engineering and
research facilities, and requires graduates and post
graduates in Electrical Engineering and Engineering
Physics to work with distinguished technical teams
on advanced engineering and
research projects.
Working in small groups, engineers at RCA Victor function
as individual contributors to a wide range of advanced
electronic projects. Each engineer is encouraged to
express his own talents and to attain professional recognition through publication of articles in journals. Below is a
brief listing of some of the fields in which theoretical,
developmental and application work is taking place:
Military systems
Space Communications
Installation and Service
• Radar
• Systems and Reliability
• TV and AM Broadcast
• Marketing and Sales
The RCA Victor Research Laboratories in Montreal hold a
uniquely important position in Canada's electronics industry. Several original programs are under way, and immediate vacancies exist in some of the fields listed below:
Semiconductor Device Evaluation and Application Studies; Development of Satellite Telemetry Systems; Electronic System Simulation.
Simulation of Geophysical
Phenomena in the laboratory; Satellite induced perturbations; Electromagnetic
Wave Interaction with Anisotropic Plasmas; Plasma
Diagnostics; Lasers.
Studies of Photon Detection
Processes in Semiconductors; Carrier Transport in
Depletion Layers; Ion-Pairing in Semi-conductors. Solid State Detectors of Nuclear
Particles, Gamma-Rays, X-
Rays, Ultra-Violet, Visible,
and Infrared Radiation. Near-
and Far-Infrared Detection
Radar and Communications
Systems Studies; System
Simulation; Antenna and
Microwave Studies; Mechanical Design Concepts.
Representatives of the Company will be interviewing on
the campus ,
Monday, January 11th, 1965
You are invited to contact the Student Placement Office
for an appointment.
Technical Products
1001 Lenoir St., Montreal 30, Canada


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