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the fourth
the third
Vol. XLVII, No. 41
CA 4-3916
TREE COMES DOWN . . . right into brawl
Brawl a draw
Engineers win
logging contest
An engineer tree-cutting contest turned into a wild brawl
Wednesday noon.
Auto smash
names released
Police Wednesday released the names of persons involved in the two-car collision Saturday on University Boulevard.
They were graduate student Purushotham Kanniah
Salla and Timothy McMullen,
Ed. III.
Bad guess
extra cash
Lower - than - expected enrolment has torpedoed second-
term AMS supplementary grants.
Full-fee-paying   student   en
rolment fell 400 short of the
estimated 15,000 and cut $5,-
500 off the $435,000 AMS budget, AMS treasurer Kyle Mitchell said Tuesday.
He said student groups will
thus receive per capita levies
based on  14,600 students.
This means supplementary
grants to clubs, committees
and undergraduate societies
are impossible, he said.
"Supplementary grants to
AMS organizations are the
first to go when we have to
cut corners," Mitchell said.
First vietim of the imposed
AMS austerity program could
be the annual Frosh newspaper, The Odyssey.
A Frosh request for a $300
supplementary grant has been
deferred by AMS finance committee to council for decision
Mitchell said the loss of expected revenue leaves the AMS
a projected operating budget
margin of $3,087.
More than half the $20,000
AMS operating budget margin
was spent last year on supplementary grants, sending rowers to the Tokyo Olympics, and
increased Canadian Union of
Student fees.
The CUS fees were raised
from 42 to 60 cents a student,
costing the AMS an extra
The AMS lost $21,000 last
year, leaving a current surplus
of  $28,000.
3 under
gun for
It's a three-way race for
AMS president so far, even
though the starting gun doesn't
fire until 4 p.m. today.
AMS second vice-president
Byron Hender, NDP club president Everett Northup and philosophy student Wulfing von
Schleinitz have posted presidential nomination forms.
Hender has begun a poster
campaign already.
"I am running as an independent," Hender said Wednesday. "However, I feel the
experience I have had in my
previous years on council will
enable me to do the job."
Northup said he will begin
his campaign Wednesday night
with a rally in the Lower Mall
Common Block.
He is a member of the B.C.
Student Federation although
he said he is not a candidate
for the organization.
"I am running strictly on
my own," he said.
Von Schleinitz said he began
his campaign Tuesday.
"I am running as an independent against the present
AMS set-up," he said.
"I   am   not   associated   with
(Continued on Page 2)
Glass was broken in the
Frosh office door when engineers tried to stuff the remains
of their tree inside.
Small fist fights and scuffles
broke out between engineers
and Frosh in the office.
Earlier, the engineers felled
a 30-foot tree in the library
As a result, they won the
tree-cutting contest they themselves initiated.
Object of the contest was to
find a 30-foot tree, cut it down
and bring it back to the square
in front of the library.
While Sciencemen and Forestry contestants hustled out
of the area to find their trees,
the engineers were content to
cut one down on university
Bill MacLaughlin, Engineer-
(Continued on Page 2)
Deflate tires
Tickets posted
Vigilantes battling parking fouls
If the university patrol
doesn't do the job, do it yourself.
That's the philosophy of a
group at the Anglican Theological College who call
themselves the ATC Vigilantes.
•    •    •
They claim cars are parking in the ATC lot illegally,
some with fake ATC stickers.
So they're ticketing cars
and deflating tires in retaliation.
A committee member, who
refused   to   be   named,   said
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VIGILANTES . .   Vrike again
they phoned the university
patrol on many occasions but
nothing happened.
"In spite of our calls the
last time the patrol came was
two months ago," the student
said. "That night they gave
out 13 tickets."
•    •    •
Now students are issuing
warning tickets themselves
to all illegally parked cars.
And they're backing the
warnings by flattening tires,
blocking in the cars, or crossing wires.
(Continued on Page 2)
Thursday, January 28, 1965
First road trip
Icy Alaskans
face UBC today
The Nanooks from the University of Alaska take on the
hockey Thunderbirds today at 12:45 in the Winter Sports
3 get hot
for Chile
Three UBC students
have been selected to attend the five-week World
University Service 1965
summer seminar in Chile.
Janet Alexander, Al-
gis Baronas, and Valerie
Turner, all Arts III, will
travel and study in Chile
throughout July and August.
Professors John Wood,
of extension department,
and Alfred Siemens, department of Geography,
will be present at the
Cost per delegate is
UBC administration
c o n t r i butes $750 and
WUSC contributes the remaining funds.
The Alaskan team are on
their first ever road trip outside Alaska and the Birds are
anxiously waiting to thaw
their northern rivals.
UBC will be at full strength
with their Olympic players
back in the lineup.
Coach Hindmarch has called
up defenceman Len Bousquet
and center Maurice Lambert
from the Junior Varsity
The Booster Club and the
Athletic Department have arranged for a bus to shuttle
hockey fans to the game.
The bus will begin service
from in front of the Brock at
(Continued from Page 1)
the   B.C.   Student   Federation
but   I   am   sympathetic   with
some of their points," he said.
UBC Liberal Club president
Peter Braund is the only nominee for second Vice-President
to date.
Braund said his campaign is
ready to roll as soon as someone else decides to run against
No nominations have been
received for secretary, the
third first-slate position.
All eligibility forms for the
first slate must be in by 4
p.m. today.
A first-slate all-candidates
meeting will be held Monday
in Arts 100. First slate elections are on Wednesday.
Nominations for treasurer,
first vice-president and coordinator of activities, the second slate, close Feb. 4.
So far, College Shop manager Mike Sommers, for treasurer, is the only official candidate for second slate elections.
All-candidates meeting for
the second slate will be Feb. 8.
Second slate elections are on
Feb.   10.
Non-conforming Calathump-
ium president Michael Horsey
Wednesday released the following statement concerning
AMS elections from his national headquarters:
"There are or are not distinct or indistinct signs that
perhaps or perhaps not a candidate might or might not run
or not run for the Non-conforming Calathumpians."
"Maybe," he added.
(Continued from Page 1)
ing III, a former New Zealand
ogger, brandished the ax and
felled the tree in two minutes.
"Chuck the tree in the Frosh
office," cried a redshirt.
A wild melee between frosh
and engineers followed.
Near tears, Frosh president
Kim Campbell had a few
words with the engineers.
"You'll pay for this one,
boy," she said.
A building and grounds
truck had to come to remove
the tree.
"We usually send a bill to
the offending party for incidents like this," said L. J. Bay-
ley, assistant superintendent
of B and G.
Campus group bucks
S. African apartheid
An anti-Apartheid committee has come to campus.
An off-shoot of the African
Students Association, the committee will hold its first rally
next Tuesday.
Chairman of the committee,
Dismas Adija, Science IV said:
"We want to inform students
of the South African situation.
There will be three speakers at
the rally—one African student, one Canadian and one
Indian student."
"They will speak about
South Africa and the international implications of apartheid," he said.
In a letter to undergraduate
society presidents Adija also
expressed concern over an incident where UBC delegates
to the Canadian Union of Students September conference
walked out of a caucus which
supported an anti-apartheid
The delegates said CUS was
discussing the matter without
facts to back the policy.
today   at 4 p.m.
• President
• 2nd Vice-President
• Secretary
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Churchill memorial service
replaces noonhour events
All noon functions scheduled for Friday have been cancelled to enable students to attend the memorial service
to be held for Sir Winston Churchill at 1 p.m. in the
Speakers will be UBC Chancellor Dr. Phyllis Ross,
President John Macdonald, and heads of the theological
(Continued from Page 1)
"We won't stop at this,"
warned a fiery Vigilante
"We've made arrangements
with a towing company that
is more than willing to help,"
he said.
RCMP have promised the
situation will be rectified.
In the meantime ATC men
are doing their own policing.
Mike Coleman, Law I, was
one of those who received a
ticket yesterday morning.
"I'm going to tell my father," he laughed.
His father is Bishop Michael Coleman, of the Victoria
diocese of the Anglican
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Pag* 3
Over a cup of coffee at supper the other night, my room
mate and his girl friend informed me I was writing for a
crumby scandal sheet.
"Your cheap rag only reports the bad news and scandals — and to top it all, it
libels everybody it writes
"No no," I cried, "You're
breaking my heart! We don't
libel, we just make the news
"Have you made our poor
housing director, Mr. Haar,
bright?" they asked. "Do you
think poor Mr. Haar can help
it if the nasty government
doesn't give him the money to
replace Fort Camp?
• •    •
"Have you ever really tried
to talk to Mr. Haar?" they attacked.
"But Mr. Haar's always
busy. Mr. Haar's always out.
His secretary doesn't like
me," I replied feebly.
"Did you ever try to like
Mr. Haar's secretary?" they
"But Mr. Haar wouldn't
stand for that," I cried defensively.
"Let's out with it," they
demanded. "Mr. Haar is the
least of your libels. What
about that poor drunk porter
and those drug addicts—did
you have to report on them?"
"But the job of the paper is
to report these things so the
public can protect itself
against them," I said, figuring
I'd gained some ground again.
• •    •
"It's not the job of the
paper to ruin people's lives
and lose their jobs for them
even if they do drink a little,
or take pots. Couldn't you
have buried the story?" they
"And then what would
your news be?" I asked.
"Oh, you could write about
the good things that happen."
"Like little Johnny Smith
in Education I just got 83 per
cent in Flutophone 103," I
snarled back.
"Yeh, yeh," they chortled
gleefully, "that's it . . . show
the outside people who read
the paper the good side of
campus life. Bury the bad
stuff. Report on the student
council and things like that."
• •    *
"Report on the council!" I
shrieked, "We have terrific
coverage of council. And
what about our coverage on
the president's report, and on
the B.C. Student Federation-
AMS disputes. And what
about our Bains versus McAfee coverage," I screamed
"Oh," they said, "We never
read that stuff, I guess its
okay though."
"Actually we never read
the paper at all any more;
just the ads."
"Oh," I said.
"In fact, if they had to
pay for it, nobody would read
The Ubyssey," they said.
But I didn't hear them. I
was too busy sobbing in my
cold salty coffee.
HOW FRAIL THE FRAILS? wonders UBC McGoun cup
debater Wolfram Raymer, Arts I. He and Betty hall
debate  affirmative  of  "Frailty,  Thy  Name   is   Woman"
—(Ion Inline photo
against U. of Saskatchewan team 8 p.m. Friday in Hebb
Theatre. Frails (from left) are Linda Murray, Susan Peterson and Linda Wilkson.
Lukewarm fight defrosts
frozen academic funds
Ubyssey Council Reporter
Academic Activities funds
were defrosted Monday night
but they may be re-frozen.
AMS council defrosted the
committee's funds after a half-
hour kerfuffle between AAC
Chairman Mike Coleman and
AAC funds were frozen following a Vic College complaint about the joint symposium held here Jan. 15-17.
Coleman appeared before
council   to   answer   a   censure
motion arising from a Victoria
(The condemnation came in
a letter from AMS vice-president Rolli Cacchioni who
called UBC's hospitality "niggardly".
There were also complaints
regarding inter-faction fighting among UBC delegates.)
"Most of the complaints had
nothing to do with the committee itself," Coleman told
council. "The buses were late,
yes," he said. "But that was
Mairs Transport's fault, not
ours. And because the buses
were   late,   the  residence  por
ters left and when the delegates finally arrived the porters returned but they forgot
the   information   booklets."
Coleman said there were no
complaints about the inter-
faction fighting.
"We have had minor complaints about administration
and nothing else," he said.
Second vice-president Byron
Hender said: "I have since
been talking to a Vic College
student and apparently Rolli
wrote the letter on his own."
"There is no copy of his letter in their AMS files which
means it was not an official
condemnation but a personal
comment,"  he said.
At   this  point   Coleman   revealed that C&cchioni had not
been present for most  of the
Frosh president Kim Campbell then asked council to rescind its censure motion because it had censured the AAC
on the opinion of one man who
was not even present at Saturday's meeting.
Council then moved to unfreeze AAC's funds  until  fur
ther   information   can   be   obtained.
Council also invited symposium chairman Hardial Bains
to the Council meeting to answer the censure charges.
AMS has lost
cards, Joker
If you've lost your student card chances are the
AMS office in Brock South
has it.
AMS office staff say 31
cards have either been mailed  or  brought  in  this year.
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The miniature mint is their
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Students in each branch of
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some kind of model to display
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"The Society of Metallurgical Engineering at UBC is conducting a survey concerning a
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Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the university
year by the Alma Mater Society, University of B.C. Editorial opinions
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,
Loo. 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.
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Mike blasts world
Low-cost labor
Editor, The Ubyssey:
It seems only fair that, at a university, we should
anticipate answers appropriate to the questions raised
and critical evaluations of the relationships between
cause and effect. It should also be within our capacities
to generate some sense of responsibility for the problems and trials of others.
I find none of these desiderata satisfied by the
responses of Miss Blair or Mr. Hacking—assuming they
have been correctly reported—in Friday's Ubyssey regarding their answers to "Tuum Est".
To wit: Miss Blair's reply that "temporary help is
the first to be laid off" does not meet the criticism (That
no warning of such layoff is given).
Mr. Hacking's reply that the students' rights under
the Department of Labor laws have not been examined
"because of the merit of co-operation" does not imply
the kind of reciprocity which the term "co-operation"
demands (the fact that, for 15 years, the departments
concerned have been able to obtain part-time workers
from the Personal Office who were willing to present
themselves for less than two hours' work at a time does
not increase the acceptability of the practice).
Further, the implication that the present publicity
will encourage a successful search by various departments to hire off-campus help for one or two hours per
day is positively absurd.
There are many damn fools around, but none is
likely to trek to UBC to work two hours per day! And
the likelihood of getting 300 or more is even more
It should be recognized that students are a source
of convenient, part-time, low-cost labor, but that they
deserve consideration — and more than that, honesty.
Fifteen years ago, when I was working part-time on
campus to meet expenses, it seemed understood that
co-operation was a two-way street and careful reasoning
an objective for all, including employers. In the absence
of evidence of such conditions, the students of my time
would probably have organized a walkout.
W. E. Razzell,
Prof. Razzell's letter to the editor was received with
surprise and pleasure. It deals with a touchy campus
labor problem in perhaps a fairer and less impassioned
manner than The Ubyssey would.
It also shows a rare interest in, and respect for,
the student and his immediate problems. Few professors
share this concern, or if they do are willing to express
it publicly.
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Editor. The Ubyssey:
Bryan (self-constituted campus iconoclast) Belfont strikes
again, in a blazing hail of
vituperative verbosity.
This whole furor over the
joint UBC-Victoria symposium has all the aspects of the
classic "tempest in a teapot".
A few examples should suffice:
(1) R o 11 i Cacchioni was
supposed to chair the Saturday night panel discussion in
question. He didn't show up.
The panel degenerated into
vociferous nit-picking. R o 11 i
subsequently "blasts" the
(2) McAfee attended the
Saturday night session and
left with a justifiably distorted view that the whole weekend was a shambles. He did
not bother checking out the
Friday night or Saturday
morning sessions, which Dr.
Belshaw assures me were of
good quality. Students' Council, in its infinite wisdom
and on Roger's say-so, censured the Academic Activities
Committee and froze the budget, pending AAC's justification. Fine example of a kangaroo court — guilty until
proven innocent. It's good to
see such awareness of democratic values on our very
own Students' Council.
(3) The frozen budget (cold
cash?) is a purely academic
matter  (pardon  the  puns).
AAC has had a supplementary request pending from
AMS for four months. Our
deficit-financed programs are
now finished. The remainder
are slated to break even financially.
The fuss has several aspects
which smack of collusion and
chicanery on both sides. It's
certainly pleasant to find Mr.
Belfont adding such constructive criticism by "protesting",
"slamming", and "attacking".
Academic   Activities
Book ends
Editor, The Ubyssey:
I would like to thank all
those students and faculty
who contributed to the World
University Service Book
About a thousand books and
$80 through the sale of book
plates, have been collected.
This is enough for three or
four shipments of books to
developing universities overseas.
This book collection and
shipping is a permanent project of the WUS Committee,
and we will be pleased to receive university level books
at any time throughout the
year. Books may be left at the
WUS office, Brock Extension
257, or marked "WUS Book
Drive" and left at the AMS
office. Book boxes will remain in many buildings
around campus for the rest of
this week.
Chairman   WUS-UBC
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Ironic yearbook
Editor, The Ubyssey:
The last week of Totem discount sales is here. Judging
from the number of copies
sold to date, one might say
this could be the last of
Surely it's not because of
the price.
It is because all the soapboxers, ready to howl at oil
slicks on their coffee, won't
howl a bit for Totem.
As an answer, why doesn't
each club, fraternity or undergrad society, instead of
trying to sell to the general
public, concentrate on its
own  membership?
The irony of the situation is
that in four years, when Totem is dead and buried, some
bright yok will say what this
university REALLY needs is
a  campus yearbook.
Why   wait   four   years   to
realize the asset we have now
and are in danger of losing?
Arts I
Shocking coalition
EDITOR:   Mike  Horsey
News    Tim Padmore
City    Tom Wayman
Managing Editor .... Janet Matheson
Art    Don  Hume
Sports   George Reamsbottom
Asst. City    Lorraine Shore
Asst. News Editor .... Carole Munroe
Associate   Mike Hunter
Associate   Ron  Riter
Asst. Managing   Norm Betts
Page Friday   Dave Ablett
Critics   John   Kelsey
Today's trojans are: Robbi West,
Carol Anne Baker, Paul Terry, Rick
Blair, Corol Smith, Gordon McLaughlin, Joan Godsell, Cassius
Clark, Jack Khoury, Doug Halver-
son, Don Hull, Mona Helcermanas,
Art Casperson, Lome Mallin, Ben
Day, Tim Roberts, Davis Cup, Charlie  Brown,  Henry Greenwallllllllllllll.
Editor,  The  Ubyssey:
The UBC Liberals note
with interest the joint announcement of the president
of the Quebec wing of the
Social Credit party on campus and the president of the
Conservative party on campus that they have merged
to run a joint campaign in
this year's model. We are
astonished at the annunce-
ment because it is a surprising position for the Conservative club to take.
Their provincial leader, the
former minister of public
works, the Hon. E. Davy Fulton, left federal politics to
do battle with the B.C. wing
of the Social Credit Party,
and made a valiant effort in
the last provincial election
explaining in great detail the
corrupt practices and false
philosophy of   Social   Credit.
In a campaign pamphlet entitled The Black Mark pub-
1 i s h e d by the Progressive
Conservative Campaign Com-
m i 11 e e they said of Social
Credit ". . . so far removed
from common justice (that it)
fails to see right from
In the light of this effort,
we are shocked to see the
Conservative Party on campus repudiate and desert Mr.
Fulton and his cause. Surely
they cannot reconcile Mr.
Fulton and the Quebec brand
of Social Credit!
It seems to have become a
Conservative Party tradition
to forsake your leader and
undermine his cause. We expected this from Social Credit
expediency but are surprised
at Conservative tactics.
We offer our Sympathy to
Mr. Fulton but the explanations will have to come from
his campus Deserters.
•*•      •*•      *p
Snark, snark, snark
Editor, The Ubyssey:
What has happened to your
Where are all the stories
on racial discrimination,
drunken frat men and faculty scandals?
For a publication which I
feel should combine the best
principles of Bennett, Barn-
um and Hearst, The Ubyssey
is letting its readers down—
V. «"m ■■:-*$p^i&^%tT''''--
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Berton: the latest little heretic
the apres garde • Sir Ouvry's India
see page 3
hlohthe spirit pf
JANUARY 28, 1965
ON THE COVER: Jeff Lindtay
peers through the braces on one
of his creations. Lindsay will
erect o space structure during
the Festival of the Contempor-
ary Arts. Don't ask what it will
be; Lindsay will put it up next
Criticism  , ,    John Kelsey
Films, Books Graham Olney
Current Affairs Peter Pen*
Artwork—Jeff Wall, Al Hunter,
Gerry Ehman
Oh, for more pages.
Today in Page Friday,
a shotgun blast of odd
and unusual material—as
much as we could get in.
Sir Ouvry Roberts, the
gentleman above, writes
of his early days in India,
in connection with Inlia
week. It's on Page Four—
the cartoon is by Jeff
Jim Lotz reviews the
Pierre Bertoh blast at the
church. It's a book that
should make just about
everybody happy, says
Jim, but there's something
And on this page,
Graham Olney, the pseudonymous PF film, book
and littlemag critic, looks
at where the American
Avant-Garde (AAG) film
makers are and how far
they've crawled and
crawled. It is the first of
two parts, the second to
come next week by another PF film critic, Ed
Further back inside:
Who's Afraid of Ma Murray (Page 5); "apart-
hate") and South Africa
(Page 4); the Japanese
feminine mystique, bistros,, collegium, musicum,
a review of the first act
of Blithe Spirit (all on
Page 6) and more.
And on Page Seven, a
look at the big events of
the arts festival.
Take your pick or take
it all.
The front guard blackguards
should be called the rearguard of American tilmdom
— they are 30 years behind
everybody else — Hollywood
PF  Two
This is the first of two
articles by PF film critics
Graham Olney and Ed
Hutchings on the a v a n t
garde in American films.
This week, Olney.
SOME years ago I was introduced to the American experimentalists—Maya Deren
to be specific. My first reaction was "What fun!" After
a dearth of dreary Hollywood spectacles, this completely non - formalist approach to film was most exciting. Black - clothed girls
crawling through driftwood
then up onto a perfectly set
dinner table made me forget
the usual refreshment. This
new to me) approach to film
whetted the appetite something akin to the first embrace with a delicious young
damsel. However, after seeing dozens of films similar
in content, my affection for
experimental film waned.
Years have passed. I have
grown older and somewhat
wiser but not so the American Avant-Garde. That lonely black-clothed girl is still
crawling, crawling . . . Sometimes it is a morose "dark"
figure running, running, running . . . Which brings us to
a strange characteristic of
the AAG—the Mystique of
the Wandering Hero. But,
before we start tearing the
American Avant-Garde apart
for, among other things, their
lack of purpose or direction,
let us go back to first principles in order to make the
slashing sharper and deeper.
As soon as movies got out
of the snapshot stage, there
was a lot of stuff which was
main-stream around the turn
of the century which would
be considered avant-garde today. Most of the films of this
kind were by Melies who was
definitely not a revolutionary but a professional magician. Towards 1920 the Germans made a number of
"Gothic" films (the best
known is Cabinet of Dr. Cali-
gari) in which most of the
idioms of the personal filmmakers like Deren, were
established. Towards the end
of the 1920s the Germans
(notably Ruttman who made
the first part of Disney's Fantasia) produced some theorists of abstract film. From
this as well as avant-garde
painting, comes nearly all
modern abstract film. Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel in
Le Chien Andalu added the
typical revolt mood to films
although earlier films like
Entracte weren't so nasty.
Later on, this revolt became manifest in a typical
wandering man. Somehow
most of the contemporary
Avant - Gardeists have the
idea that you can show revolt through introverted pity
—the wandering man always
seems sorry for himself. A
film which embodies all the
principles of the Mystique of
the Wandering Hero is The
Last Man in which the protagonist, probably the maker
of the film, walks along with
his back to the camera and
... well just walks. The mood
is heavy and moroseful. The
music score is slow cadence
dummmm - da - dum stuff
straight out of silent movie
melodrama with the organ
or piano heaving plaintive
sighs. They still make noises
like this at the Museum of
Modern Art when the villain
ties Pauline to the railroad
tracks. If it wasn't for the
title and its self-contained
comment one would suspect
the cameraman had followed some bored bystander
who had tired of the proceedings of the company and had
decided to go home.
Two examples in the professional film will show that
the device of spotlighting
one character and following
him from his subjective point
of view is not a completely
hopeless device. Hiroshima
Mon Amour is the subjective
story of a woman trying to
find herself, in which Renais
includes the standard French
themes of time and memory.
Bergman's approach to Wild
Strawberries was essentially
the same—a man recalls past
life through association of
present with past. But the
point here is that the. device
works for Renais and Bergman whereas in a hundred
AAG films I doubt there
would be one which would
evoke any feeling but pity
for the filmmaker.
This is not experimental
film. This is not the new
form. If you attend the Festival of Contemporary Arts
Basically mild and unassuming, Graham Olney,
23. has been film critic for
The Ubyssey for three years.
He is registered in Arts IV
but as PF Associate Editor,
spends most
of his time
writing and
editing copy.
The rest of
his time is
spent pacifying his irate
wife who
thinks he
spends too much time on
The Ubyssey.
Mild and unassuming Olney usually writes under
pseudonyms—Ethel Blooms-
bury and Herman Halbred
— but today uses his own
name whilst exposing the
American Avant-Garde filmmakers.
ANDY WARHOL . . . fuzzy thinker and fuzzy filmmaker
you will probably find an-
example of the Mystique of
the Wandering Hero since
films like these comprise
about three-quarters of the
American Avant-Garde film.
•   •   •
Experimentalists revolt —
this is only fundamental.
Avant Gardeists, by definition, have to be 'forerunners
in something. The question
is, then, what is the AAG
revolting against and are
they, in fact, creating new
forms, techniques and content which are significant?
The answer to that question
is probably no.
The American Avant-Garde
(the hard core of these mediocre artists huddle in collective self-pity under the
name The New American
Cinema. Someone said there
Wasn't anything particularly
new, American or cinematic
about them. True.) is probably about 30 years behind
the mainstream of American
film Hollywood. Most of
their work is essentially remaking Le Chien Andalu
(1929). Their only revolt is
a revolt against technique—
against the professionalism
of Hollywood's movies. No
matter what one's complaints
against Hollywood, the technical calibre of its films is
almost perfect. This revolt
against technique explains
Ron Rice's use of 16 mm.
gun camera stock in Flower
Thief and the wild pointless
camera wavings of almost
every AAG film.
The revolt is simply for
the sake of revolting. If
Hollywood movies are professional then AAG movies
will be amateurish say the
New American Cinema  dis
ciples. If you think this attitude is childish you are perfectly correct. (It is heartening to note that New American Cinema audiences are
sparse and few. The NAC
has a limited public and for
good reason. Andy Warhol's
film Sleep runs eight (count
'em) eight hours. Brakhage's
Dog Star Man runs, I think,
four hours. The only ones
able to watch comic epics
like these are the NAC members themselves.) The films
are way-out but not new at
• •    •
I am not suggesting the
American Avant- Garde is
hopeless. I do however consider the New American Cinema ot be a lost cause. Kenneth Anger's Inauguration
of the Pleasure Dome is full
of promise. Bruce Connor's
works stay away from the
personal despair of NAC.
Canada, even, has good experimentalists — Arthur Lip-
sett (Very Nice, Very Nice,
21-87 and Free Fall) and
conservative Norman McLaren.
Bruce Connor will show
his films for the Festival of
Contemporary Arts Feb. 2
and Kenneth Anger's new
film, Scorpio Rising will be
shown Feb. 8. These will be
chances to see that rarest of
animals, the significant
Avant-Garde  film.
• •    •
Lastly, I would respectfully suggest, in view of
their chronic hindsight, that
the American Avant-Garde
be renamed the American
Apres-Garde. Connor, Anger
and other true revolutionists
could then be known as The
Experimentalists. BOOKS
Berton blast out in all
directions — everybody
should be happy including
the church that invited
him to strike the first blow
book promises to be the
most satisfactory publication
on religion in many a year.
Mr. Berton will be satisfied; his reputation as an
iconoclast and as an outspoken controversialist will
be strengthened. McClelland
and Stewart, the publishers,
will be satisfied; the book
will receive a great deal of
free publicity from many
ministers throughout the
land, and should net them
a tidy profit.
The Anglican Church,
which sponsored the book,
will be satisfied; its leaders
can assert that they have
submitted themselves and
their church to a public penance, from which all will
arise refreshed and strength-
e n e d . Clergymen throughout the country will be satisfied; the book solves their
sermon problem for the
coming year, and will give
them plenty of straw men to
tilt against for some time to
Atheists, agnostics, and
others opposed to organized
religion will be satisfied;
here they see in print their
own sentiments, long suppressed or only feebly voiced
in the past.
Of course, there is going
to be *one hell of a row over
this book in Canada. Already the theological artillery is being pushed into
line (a counterblast to the
book is in course of preparation); soon the religious
trumpets shall sound, and
the faithful will gird up
their loins. All will be ready
for the assault of the phillis-
tines, and soon we shall hear
the sounds of battle, as the
religious and the anti-religious clash in personal and
public debate.
The book will be damned
and praised, reviled and
hailed. It may even be burnt
in some of the remoter
parts of the Bible Belt.
And yet there seems to
be something rather odd
about the book — the combined work of a crusading
journalist, a religious sect,
and a commercial publishing
house. In it, Mr. Berton accuses the Church of failing
to make use of the modern
arts of communication. And
yet the Anglican Church
sought out Mr. Berton and
asked him to write this book
— surely an indication of
their mastery of the media.
The book has a singular
advantage. It does not have
to be read in full—the chapter headings tell the tale.
Three parts, headed "The
Abdication of Leadership",
"The Tyranny of the Relig-
i o u s Establishment", and
"The Failure of Communication" are each subdivided
into five chapters with titles
like "What Color was
Christ?", "The Ecclesiastical
Caste System", and "The
P r e t e n s ions to Absolute
Fifteen minutes casual
browsing should suffice to
imbibe Mr. Berton's message. He blasts the attitude
of the Church towards war,
sex, automation, business,
race problems, his famous
article in Macleans, the CBC
play "The Open Grave",
among other things.
He claims that the modern church is out of step
with the 20th Century, that
it is apathetic, when not
downright reactionary. He
cites many examples of the
Church's lack of understanding of the problems of
the "New Age".
The writing in the book
rises to great heights at
times; without doubt -Mr.
Berton is one of Canada's
ablest writers. He has a real
talent for communicating his
ideas, his enthusiasms, his
opinions, and his prejudices
to the reader.
And yet the book left me
strangely unsatisfied and
unmoved after reading it.
Mr. Berton has done an excellent job of flailing\Jhe
church, and has demons
strated its inability to grapple with modern problems.
In another age he would
doubtless have been burnt as
a heretic and later canonized as a saint. But he would
have been a very minor
heretic and saint.
For one thing, too many
of his arguments lend themselves to easy refutation.
Has some preacher thundered against sex? Then here
we have an advanced clergy
man who says that sex is a
good thing!
Have the southern clergymen supported racial segregation, even in the churches?
Then look at the work of
the Reverend Martin Luther
In the months to come,
such arguments will be
widely used. They soon degenerate into vast games of
semantic chess, with each
side trying to checkmate the
other with some "fact" that
proves its case, and effectively demolishes the others.
For what Mr. Berton says
has been said before —
many times and in many
ways. Edward Gibbon
chronicled the triumph of
barbarism and of Christianity with more wit, elegance
and fact than Mr. Berton,
some 200 years ago. Whatever may be said against
the Established Church, its
ministers, for the most part,
present a much more encouraging picture than they
did 100 — or even 50 years
Sectarian differences and
moral fence sitting in the
churches is still marked,
but the Ecumenical movement and the spirit of reform evident at the Vatican
Council   show   the   possible
shape of things to come.
Clergymen have become increasingly involved and
committed to causes. Mr.
Berton, in the manner of
one trying hard to stay in
forefront of a movement,
mentions some of these
clergyment. He also draws
extensively upon the ideas
of such theologians and religious thinkers as Paul Til-
lich and Bishop John A. T.
Robinson, author of "Honest to God".
Somehow, Mr. Berton
seems to miss the main point
—and the main problem. No
century has seen as much
universal horror as this one.
The church, together with
many other organizations
and individuals, is struggling
desperately for answers and
solutions to the many problems of our times. Christianity has never really made
up its mind whether it is
propagating an ethic or promoting a personality. In an
acquisitive society it is easier to preach the necessity
for accepting a dead saviour,
who can rid people of their
sins, than it is to attack the
covetousness, self - seeking,
and snobbery that may well
be essential for the smooth
running of such a society.
The Church, as such, is
not a separate Establishment; it is part of that system of ideas, values, opinions and actions that form
the Establishment. Perhaps
people get the sort of church
—and sort of religion—they
deserve. Mr. Berton's book
merely proves, skillfully
^and eloquently, that yet another system built by Man is
inadequate for the needs of
modern Man.
The great religious dilemma of this century is related, not to the problem of
individual salvation, but to
the fear of universal destruction. And the Church
is becoming increasingly
aware of this. It is becoming
more and more willing to
admit that it no longer has
the right answers. In a world
that is still seeking to implement the values preached
by Christ, the Church is
starting, no matter how
feebly, to show its ideals by
The Church, as an organization, is Man's work, not
God's. And the horrors of
the 20th Century show that
when Man abdicates his responsibilities and gives blind
allegiance   to   the   organiza-
A Critical Look at Christianity and the Religious
Establishment in the New
Age. By Pierre Berton.
Toreward by the Rev.
Ernest Harrison. McClelland & Stewart Ltd. 158
pp. $4.50 (Cloth); $2.50
tion, the system, the bureaucracy, the state and never
questions what they are doing, he transforms them into
instruments of great and unbelievable destruction and
It is when Mr. Berton puts
forward his ideas on how to
reform the system, and
bring the Church into the
New Age, that he reveals his
Many of his ideas are
sound — worker priests,
clergymen freed from routine parish duties, a greater
sense of commitment to the
causes of the day in which
moral issues are involved.
But on the last page he calls
for a new Messiah — "one
man, of some spiritual genius, perhaps yet unborn, who
will take the incredible
laws, postures, and myths
of today's Church and will
turn them inside out, so they
have some relevance in the
New Age." Mr. Berton's
Messiah sounds suspiciously
like   a   charismatic political
leader, a new Hitler, convinced of the absolute rightness of his ideas.
For it is not to the actions
or to the promise of a single
man that mankind must
look. It is to themselves.
There are no more easy
answers, no more facile solutions, no more magic
words, no more problem-
solving rituals that will
overcome the great dangers
and difficulties that lie
around us. It is worth quoting here the words of Homer
W. Smith in "Man and His
"A man can lose his god
but he cannot lose himself.
His fate was not decreed in
the temple of Osiris, or written on the tablets of Mar-
duk, or settled by Olympian
conclave or predestined by
a righteous Yahweh — he
has always had it clutched
in his own hands, he need
but open his fingers to read
his lifeline, he need but
close them resolutely upon
the task to turn his dreams
into reality. Then he will
pronounce life good and
cease to worry about that
which at present lies beyond
his ken, nor look back at
the phantasmagoria that
marks his past.
If the Church has made a
mistake in the past it has
been in placing too much
faith in God, and too little
in Man.
Mr. Berton has written an
entertaining, stimulating and
provocative book. But somehow he has missed the mark.
He has judged and condemned the modern church.
But too often the failings
of the modern church seem
to be those of modern men
and of modern society. If
this book focuses attention
upon our common failings
and our common problems,
religious and secular, and
not just upon those of the
church, it will have performed a worthwhile duty.
PF  Three
"Dear Pierre, I've got this Mother Superior . OVERSEAS
Sir Ouvry recalls a dusty
night in 1918 — and what's
happened to a land where
40 miles is half a world
away for its poor and hungry
MIDNIGHT or a little after in February 1918:
a babble of unintelligible
voices; human bodies everywhere, literally everywhere;
standing, sitting, lying;
mothers nursing their babies
—this was the main hall of
the railway station on my arrival for the first time at
the small town in India
which was to be my headquarters for many years.
I was one of a group of
six or seven young officers
—v e r y young, bewildered,
and covered with dust —
straight out from England.
Fortunately we were met
by the adjutant, and were
taken to a bungalow for the
night in a vehicle known as
a tonga, a sort of Irish gig
with the driver in front and
the passenger in the back.
When I stepped onto the
back, the whole front tipped
up and I thought the poor
pony with all his ribs showing would be lifted up and
turned over on top of me.
We drove about a mile
through a lovely night, crisp
and still, with stars hanging like lanterns in the sky,
visible over the tops of dark
green mango and nim trees.
I remember trying to give
a tip to an orderly looking
after me and my luggage,
but it was made clear to me,
politely, that this was not
My bed, in which I was
soon fast asleep, was a network of rope stretched
across a wooden frame.
In my bathroom there was
a table with a basin and jug
on it, a tin tub and a thunder box; the water from the
bath ran out through a hole
in the wall, which had some
wire netting over it to stop
cobras coming in to enjoy
the cool of the bathroom.
That was nearly 50 years
ago and conditions have
changed, but the change that
has taken place is small
compared with many other
parts of the world such as
our own city of Vancouver.
Even up to the Second
World War the caste system
remained very much in evidence.
The origin of this caste
system dates back nearly
4,000 years; it was extremely rigid and restrictive.
Sir Ouvry Roberts is the
parking czar at UBC, as just
about everybody knows.
He is also head of ceremonies and he came to the
post by way of a distinguished career in India,
stretching from the end of
the First World War into
the post Second World War
Here, he writes of the
changes that he saw in India.
PF   Four
At the top were the priests
(Brahmans), then the warriors (Chhatris), then the artisans and merchants (Vaisi-
yas), and at the bottom the
menials (Sudras)? These
groups were divided into
sub-casts, something like
2,000, the majority in the
last two groups, with the
washerman above the
sweeper at the bottom of the
Although the caste system
was Hindu in origin, Mussulmans and Sikhs had also
largely adopted it.
Untouchables had no social status; they could not
enter a temple or share well
water with caste Hindus.
A Brahman could not eat
food cooked by anyone outside his own gotra, equivalent to the family.
Sometimes I would inspect their cooking areas,
and walk down the line of
little clay fireplaces, at each
of which a Brahman would
be cooking for only two or
three people, or even for
himself only.
I would watch the sun's
direction, since if my shadow fell on the food, it would
have to be thrown away.
It was not until 1934 that
the Hindus in our Corp of
Sappers and Miners agreed
that they would all feed
from one cookhouse, and
then only because they were
told that they would not be
enlisted unless they did. Men
were enlisted in those days
from a comparatively small
number of tribes which were
considered to be the fighting
How much has all this
this changed? Well, nowadays I would still arrive in
the middle of the night, but
I would not be covered in
dust, having travelled in a
dust - proof air - conditioned
railway carriage.
The station would not
look  all that different, the
crowd would still be there
in the main hall and babble
of voices, but I would be
driven to my bungalow in a
car, and the bungalow would
have a modern bathroom
and electric fans.
In the old days I had to
sleep under a pankah, a long
piece of wood from which
hung a piece of cloth, and
a pankah coolie outside
would pull this to and fro
with his toe through a loop
in the end of a rope which
passed through the wall over
a pulley to the pankah.
Since the war the caste
system has been discouraged; in 1947 untouchability
was outlawed and in 1955 a
law was passed making discrimination against untouchables a criminal offence.
Educated people in the
cities have largely discarded
caste restrictions, though
there is still social distinction.
But vast numbers of Indians in their villages are
still uneducated. Without
visiting these villages, it is
difficult to appreciate their
As late as 1939 I was out
shooting and gave an orange
to a small boy. He had never
seen one before, yet we
were in sight of the dome of
the mosque in Delhi, though
this was 40 or 50 miles away
by road over the Jumna
River bridge. He had never
been to Delhi.
In the army, standards
have been maintained, as
far as one can judge. Pride
in their past, discipline, enthusiasm, regimental spirit,
initiative and smartness are
all there. British standards
and traditions are being followed.
In 1964 I had breakfast in
my old officers' mess, and it
could not have been better—
an excellent meal served on
a spotless white tablecloth
by waiters in spotless white
achkans, a form of dress.
Will the removal of the
British officer have an effect on the fighting capacity
of the Indian soldier? No
one can tell. The recent defeat of India by the Chinese
is no true indication, since it
was due to lack of equipment and poltical unpre-
The British have had to
retreat on many occasions,
and no one has suggested
that therefore they are poor
soldiers. On the Burma front
during the last war I had a
unit in my division, a battalion consisting entirely of
Sikhs, in which all the officers were Sikhs, and a
very good battalion it was,
Nowadays, many tribes
and classes are enlisted in
the army, from which men
used not to be taken because
they were not considered to
be fighting material.
Many of these tribes were
however enlisted in the Second World War and proved
their worth, though they
were perhaps not up to the
standard of the traditional
fighting races.
The Indian Army contained many units which were
among the best in the world,
and I believe that this high
standard will be maintained.
You may say that I am
prejudiced, and I probably
am. Then, some of the happiest years of my life were
spent in India, and I have a
great respect and affection
for the Indian soldier.
South Africa
changes name
of apartheid
but that's all
This week the African Students Association intends to
draw UBC's attention to
South African apartheid.
The meaning of apartheid
is obvious if one pronounces
it correctly—'apart hate'.
The South African government has recently rejected
the use of apartheid — they
now term, it separate development.
Each race is given the
right to advance in its own
segregated areas. There are
two worlds: one for the three
million whites and one for
the non-whites, consisting of
12 million Negroes, one and
a half million mulattos and
a half a million East Indians.
If one world happens to
dominate the other, it is purly
•    •    •
For the mass of Negroes
there are eight reserves; later
they wil lbecome bantustans.
Only the Transkei at the
moment, has self-governing
bantustan status.
Here the people have a
government similar to that
of a British protectorate.
There is a Negro university
mainly financed and directed
by the white South African
government. White industrialists are not allowed to
set up industries in a bantustan.
Similarly the Negro cannot
enter a w hite area unless his
labor  is needed.   If he  was
born in a whtie area or if he
has worke dfor one employer for 10 years or several employers for 15 years, he may
reside in that area.
Job reservation is another
form of apartheid. Particularly in industries such as
cloth manufacturing, building and automobile assembly
mnay jobs are reserved for
A tricky situation has now
arisen. Because of South
Africa's fantastic boom there
are vacant jobs. The railways
and postal services are looking for men and there are
men looking for work—but
they are non-white.
• •    •
Dr. Verwoerd (the prime
minister) now intends to separate white and non-white
politics. He will do this by
forbidding white controlled
parties from putting up candidates for and campaigning
in any non-white election.
One might suppose that
people would revolt under
such a system.
But the South African government has strength. For
the past two years the detention law has been in effect.
This law gave security police
power to detain suspects for
up to 90 days without charging them or bringing them to
trial. The police announced
that the law's main purpose
was to make people talk.
They admitted that it had
been a useful weapon for
averting revolution.
• •   •
When this law was suspended a few weeks ago, a
South African newspaper
said: "A particularly wretched chapter in S outh African
history is closed—forever, we
Unfortunately, I think only
the first phase of this chapter is closed—more will follow.
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outside reading
for professors
It took a "quite simple"
report on Germany today to
do it. But it has finally come
UBC's German department*
has come out of its perennial
hibernation and acknowledged the existence of more
than Goethe, Bach and Beethoven in German Kullur.
Perhaps spring has finally
In defence against Mr.
Loeb's criticism (PF, Jan.
22) of my report I might
point out that my original
article should have read
"Betrachtungen E i n e s Un-
politischen broadcast from
London in 1945."
And further, I do not profess to be an expert on
Thomas Mann. After all, that
is what Mr. Leob is getting
paid to know. Yet it was
most interesting to see the
associate professor descend
from his ivory tower to deliver an attack on the simplicity of the present author's mind.
But, perhaps, he launched
his attack somewhat prematurely. For the presents
author's views run precisely
parallel to those of the Regius Professor of Modern
History at Oxford — Mr.
H. R. Trevor-Roper — and
to those of the eminent British historian and author of
The Course of German History, The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, and The Origins of the Second World
War — A. J. P. Taylor.
During a recent visit to
Vancouver, during the
course of which he received
an honorary degree from
UBC, Mr. Trevor-Roper declared in a television interview that Europe could only
be saved from a third catastrophe by the maintenance
of Allied troops on German
soil ensuring the permanent
division of Germany.
Professor Taylor goes so
far as to say that there is
no doubt whatsoever that
German revanchism will,
indeed, cause a future war.
And while it must really
be a "simple" matter for an
associate professor of German to attack a mere undergraduate for his unenlightened views, it is quite another matter when those un-
enlilghtened views are shared by two such illustrious
Yet Mr. Loeb's comments
do throw some rather interesting light on the habit of
Germans to take any criticism of their nation as a personal insult and to attack
with a spirited and often
vitriolic personal assault.
. Indeed, one of the recipients of this form of attack
was Golo Mann (who has recently left Germany to take
up residence in Switzerland), son of Thomas Mann
and author of an impressive
book on German History in
the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century. He was castigated by the entire German
(West) press as well as by
fellow historians for urging
the Bonn Government -to
finally renounce its claims
to the territory east of the
Oder-Neisse line. The present author was among the
listeners at the Ludwig-
Maxmillian University i n
Munich when Mr. Mann delivered his speech, which
was received with reactions
ranging from shock and bewilderment to   hate.
I would recommend to Mr.
Loeb that he read an article
by Volker Berghahn in the
Journal of Centrol European Affairs, vol. 22, 1962-
63, entitled "Right-Wing
Radicalism in West Germany's Younger Generation", and that he turn his
energy towards combatting
the evil aspects of the forces
of nationalism and militarism as well as the indifference of Germany's youth towards democracy instead of
merely attacking those who
see fit to report this.
The tragic attitude of the
young generation can only
be altered if we are prepared to acknowledge its existence and to combat it by explaining to these people why
their country is divided and
why the Western world, not
to mention Eastern Europe,
is so extremely skeptical—
if not downright hostile—
to the idea of a re-unified
Germany. Further, we must
give that youth a role in
their present society.
This can, of course, not
be done if history stops for
them in 1871 — as it does
in most West German high
schools — and if all attacks
on present and past evils are
seen and rebuked as personal attacks.
Ma makes a
graceful exit
from premier's
biggest bash
HOORAY for the double
"The admission of ladies
would expand the invitation
list by an unrealistic margin," the word has come on
Vancouver's Feb. 19 testimonial blast for Premier
Wives are out, although
they never were invited.
Lois Haggen, lone female
member of the B.C. Legislature, is out.
Female plumbers — not to
mention female bank janitors, income tax adjusters,
members of the Princeton
search and rescue squad and
home - bound brat - raisers—
seem to be out. Female impersonators may make it.
And Lillooet newspaper
publisher Ma Murray has
bowed herself out as gracefully as any lady can who
is 77, tart-quipped and the
feature speaker.
Not a suspicion that newspaper publishers (she is), no
matter how Liberal, are getting the gate. Or folks who
wear union suits (probable).
(Continued on Page 6)
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phone The Greek Canadian
Cultural Society, 304 - 718
Granville Street, Vancouver
2, B.C.
Phone: 681-6171
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Or that Full-Gospel So-
creds with Rabeleisian meta-
phoric gifts and Klondike
pasts (Ma had the Vision for
a spell eight long years before the premier ever saw
it) might be beyond the pale
Feb. 19 at the Hotel Vancouver.
Gad sir, might offend
But the ladies, now —
that's different.
Three facts may be considered, for a starter.
The Vancouver committee
was afraid the whole thing
might turn into a glorious
Brouhaha with Ma waxing
on, "Debacles I have Known
and Noted".
Premier Bennett has failed to see the haha element.
Vancouver is cosying up
to Da Preem, in the possibility that he may well be
around another twelve and a
half years from now.
Quod erat: Ban Ma, but
so that it don't look like er,
am — anything deliberate,
or like that there.
The solution — why have
only an elect of two or so
Tidy things up. Have none
at all. None of this unpleasant race bar-ism or divisive
Loyalty to Bennett, Einar
and Bob oath - swearing
necessary to chop the guest
list down to a manageable
1,201 persons (exclusive of
head table guests). Sex,
that's the way to cut the
Murray mustard.
Bonnie Erickson and I
may picket.
Dena's spirits
blithely slip
— at the end
of first act
Blithe Spirit presented by
Richmond Community Theatre was in the worst sense
of the word amateur — i.e.
amateurish; bungling.
Bob Ross as Charles was
no match for the prompter,
who, possibly because he
had the script in his hand,
delivered the husband's lines
with considerably more assurance.
Catherine Mallard as Ruth
delivered her speeches
juicily, rather as if through
a mouthful of grapes.
Helen Moore played Madame Arcati with swooping,
blowsy gestures which were
obviously a delight to the
relatives and other assorted
well-wishers in the audience. She seemed to be
speaking with a mouthful of
potatoes and tin whistles.
Peter Burgis and Anne
Bettles as Dr. and Mrs.
H a r d m a n deserved each
Ruth Cunningham "direct-
PF  Six
ed" the uh . . . whatever it
The set was cleverly decorated with fluorescent orange pillows which drew our
eyes away from the performers. The walls were bilious
yellow, representing symbolically the reviewer's interior.
During the first intermission, the reviewer rushed,
with what might be considered by some an unseemly
haste, out into the night. For
comments on Acts 2 and 3
see the reviews in any daily
Japan's women
outstrip ours:
they're now
more equal
The Feminine Mystique is
a world-wide problem, says
a woman who has had a
considerable place in the
Japanese woman's drive for
equality since 1945.
Now, Miss Kazuko Tsur-
umi feels, Japanese women
have outstripped North American women in taking a
meaningful part in society,
and have overcome the mystique.
Some questions from Pat
Horrobin and straight answers from Miss Tsurumi former journalist and radio
commentator turned sociologist:
Q. What is the role of
Japanese women today?
A. Japanese young women are emphasizing their
traditional femininity AND
their new-found legal independence. It is a new kind of
femininity — it involves, of
course, having loveable characteristics and humane feelings, but having intellect
and economic independence.
Q. Economic independence — you mean married
women also?
A. Yes. In Japan it has
been legally constituted that
both men and women are
responsible for economic
support of the family. In
North America, what the
woman earns is merely
"something extra". This is
not equality.
Q. Well, what is the difference between North American women and Japanese
women, then?
A. North American women are more content with
being dependent on father
or husband. On the outside,
they're content. They think
it's somehow right to be dependent—it's this business of
the feminine mystique.
They're irritated within
themselves, unsatisfied.
Women, you see, are trying to appear more feminine in North America. They
don't know what to think
of themselves.
It's like the young girls
sometimes ask in Japan: "Do
we lose our femininity if
we rise and talk, if we organize unions, read books,
go to university or go out
and work?"
Q. Japanese women are
much more active in the professions — as doctors, ministers, and even polticians—
than North American women. Why? ♦
A.   Women and young
people have the most to gain
in Japan. The war years
showed them what comes of
one way of thinking. They
went through so much for
an outdated way of life.
They want to take a part
in their country's life now.
They feel their personal life
only reflects what is happening in society in general.
Q. Are there some legal
aspects in North America
where women are not
A.   Just for one example,
civil codes differ from state
to state in the United States.
In   nearly   half   the   states
"Women's Disability"
clauses are in effect — women cannot appear in court;
their husbands appear for
them. Women's disability!
Q. The pre - war world
is why Japanese women
have been so concerned with
A. 1945 was the first
time democratic values were
legalized in Japan. Before it
had always been a hierarchical society, male dominance, filial piety and emperor worship being the basis
of society. A paradoxical
way to build a modern industrial nation.
(Japanese philosopher, former journalist and radio
commentator turned sociologist Miss Kazuko Tsurumi
will speak in the Hebb
Building Tuesday at 8 p.m.).
As a result women today
know what they want from
marriage. They want education. They want self-respect.
They want independence to
have a life of their own.
Q. How do the older,
pre-war generations feel
about this?
A. It makes, of course,
for some conflict between
the generations. Instead of
cruelty to daughter-in-law it
is sometimes heard that it is
the other way around. Especially in urban areas, the
younger women get a much
bigger say than older women.
In fact, Japan has what
are called "Old Men's"
schools, run in the temples.
Old men and women go together to study about the
changing social forces in
Japan, and about the new
ideas — about what the
younger people are doing.
There was
no gnashing
at Ogdon's
dazzling piano
Although I respect the
Vancouver Symphony Or-
chestra, I went to the Symphony last Sunday especially to hear the young (twenty-
sevenish) English pianist,
John Ogdon.
I left brimming with enthusiasm.
In his first, appearance on
the program as soloist in
Shostakovitch's Concerto
No. 2, a light-hearted work
written in 1957 for the com-
(Conrinued on Page 8)
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Alma Mater Society
1. Honourary Activities Awards
For outstanding jselrvice to the student body.
Nomination forms are available in A.M.S.
Office. Jan. 22-29.
2. Eligibility Committee
Anyone wishing to find out information with regards to their eligibility for council positions
or wishing to appeal their eligibility is invited
to meet with the committee at 12:30 in the
secretary's office on Monday, Feb. 1.
3. Japanese Student Exchange
Six U.B.C. students will have a unique opportunity to visit and study Japan this summer
on the 6th annual Japan student exchange.
All faculties eligible. Application forms and
further information in Bu. 4262. Deadline for
applications Feb. 8.
4. W.U.S. Exchange Scholarships
Applications for the following exchange scholarships will be accepted until Feb. 10, 1965.
(a) Spain (University of Madrid). — Sound
knowledge of Spanish required.
(b) Russia (University of Moscow or Leningrad). Student must be either a graduate or in his graduating year. A general
knowledge of Russian required.
(c) Japan (University of Keio) — Student
must take a summer course in Japanese
if his linguistic background is slight.
(d) Germany (University of Hamburg) —
Sound knowledge of German required.
Application forms and more information
is available in W.U.S.C. Office B.E. 257.
5. All Candidates Meeting
Students are urged to hear the campaign speeches
of all First Slate Candidates on Monday, Feb.
1, at 12:30 in Arts 100. Warren just
drifted past
I wasn't sleepy last Friday night.
God knows, I tried to
sleep while Mr. Hans-Karl
Piltz of the music department described with depressing detail the exact geological location of the birthplace of Thomas Biber (the
violinist whose music was to
provide the evening's entertainment).
I failed — fortunately, for
the music that followed was
well chosen and well played.
But aside from the music,
I came away with the basic
impression that the Collegium Musicum's concert was
a gathering for faculty members and affiliates — a little
family circle — to which
strangers were admitted
and, indeed, expected but in
which they could not blend
or feel comfortable.
The _ jokes in which Mr.
Piltz occasionally indulged
were of great importance to
the faculty members present. I felt rather an intruder.
And the introduction
which he gave to each piece
was of interest primarily to
students of musicology; at
least they were so rambling
and inconclusive for the
most part that only a devotee would have patience
to separate the grain from
the chaff.
Perhaps I am too harsh.
The atmosphere was amiable and relaxed at the
But there was not enough
meat — digestible meat, that
is; lots of music in short,
with concise, informative
commentary — to attract
any but the most single-
minded students of music.
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's
Hung You in the Closet
and I'm feeling so sad.
Presented by the Playhouse Theatre Company.
Starts Wednesday Feb. 3
at 8:30 p.m.
Blithe Spirit gives up the
ghost Saturday night and
it's about time sayeth PF
drama critic, Dena Balva.
Metro Theatre. Presented
by Richmond Community
Centre. Phone 266-7191
Tutankhamon Treasures. Exhibition sponsored by the
National Gallery of Canada on behalf of the United Arab Republic. Saturday and many days thereafter at the Vancouver Art
Gallery, 1145 West Georgia.
See the Pumpkin Eater and
That Man From Rio. Former at the Varsity and
latter at the Odeon. Students get into Pumpkin
Eater for 75 cents during
the day.
Anns and the Man. Directed
**3£:v«**;,by* sa,^ payne, ..At. the,
Metro Theatre.  Presented
by the  Emerald  Players.
:;■'-;-■/?.    Feb. 5 to 13.
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Learn How and Why   February 8th to 19th
During this period, members of The Institute of Chartered
Accountants of B.C. will be at UBC to interview students who expect
to graduate in 1965. Arrangements for interviews may be made
through Mr. Hacking at the University Placement Office. Earlier
interviews may be arranged by telephoning the Secretary at MUtual
Chartered Accountants play a decisive role in Canadian busi
ness, industry, and government. Many have attained executive
positions of considerable stature and influence; their training and
experience enables them, as one writer has put it, "to disentangle
the threads of profitability that hold a company together."
C. A. training offers interesting employment with practising
chartered accountants. You work "on location" will introduce you to
a wide range of industrial, financial, commercial, service, and
governmental operations.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants
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This interview could decide your entire professional career-
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That is why we would like to talk to you in complete confidence. You tell us where you want to go in the years ahead
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Northern Electric makes the things that make communications possible, from underground cable to tropospheric
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There are excellent opportunities for:
• graduates in engineering and other sciences
• graduates in commerce and related fields
• graduates in engineering technology
• summer work for engineering undergraduates
Plan to have a talk with a Northern Electric personnel officer
the next time he is on your campus. This interview could
mean a great future for you.
For further information and appointment please contact your Placement Officer
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An all-Canadian company with over 17,000 employees The fifth festival of the
contemporary arts happens
February 1 to 10 — here's
what where, who — next
week, a shot at why and how
what it is ...
The fifth festival of the
contemporary arts is an attempt to show UBC what is
happening in art today —
what today's artists are doing, how they do it, what
they do it with, and why.
A festival starts with a
long list of artists.
Then it tries to find the
best way to show these
people and their works to
the most students — in the
most captivating manner.
This year, the best way is
all over campus, from Feb.
1 to 10.
To best show contemporary art, there are happenings (spontaneous and otherwise), static gallery exhibitions, active artists at work,
music, musicians, poetry,
poets, films, film makers,
architectural structures on
the mall — and more, and
One can participate or observe.
And one can observe finished products, or observe
their creation.
Here's what happens during the first week of the
Here's how to find out
what's happening in art today.
when ...
POETRY": reading by Lew
Welch of San Francisco,
12:30, Bu.  106.
FILMS: The Expressionist
Revolt. The Arts Today—
Sculpture, Paul Emile
Borduas.  3:30, Bu. 106.
assemblages by Bruce
Connor; The Dark Mirror,
by a group of American
expressionists. ". . . . suggests the dark world that
exists in the settling cauldron of the unconscious
mind." UBC Fine Arts
Gallery, opens 7:30.
•    •    •
POETRY: reading by Jack
Spicer, of San Francisco.
12:30, Bu. 106.
FILMS: Experimentals by
Bruce Connor — Cosmic
Ray, A Movie, premiere
of Report.
• •    •
MESSAGE: the armories
show of 1965. A massive
conglomeration of planned
and unplanned sensory
bombardments, by means
of many contemporary art
forms, combining audience
participation with chance
and order. Continuous
performance from 12:30
to 3:30, 25 cents. Armory.
EXHIBITIONS: Bruce Connor conducts a tour of
his exhibition in the Fine
Arts  Gallery, 12:30.
DRAMA: The Dumb Waiter,
by Harold Pinter—Theatre of the absurd. 3:30, 25
cents, auditorium.
• •    •
Who's   Afraid   of   Art   in
Action. 25 artists demonstrate contemporary techniques all over Buchanan
building. Techniques include ice sculpture, eating,
potting, painting, drawing,
collaging, welding, and
more more more. Starts
at noon, Buchanan.
PERFORMANCE: The Jeffrey Lindsay space structure struts its stuff. 3:30,
main mall.
and furthermore . . .
Page Friday goes Festival
next week.
The February 5 edition
will be devoted to the Festival — combining photos,
reviews, comment, and background.
To ensure proper coverage, we have openings for
critics of all disciplines, to
help us correctly interpret
festival events.
We are also — just this
once — open for wild, mad
ideas  about  the Festival.
Come to The Ubyssey office  at noon Monday.
—John kelsey,
PF critics editor.
(Continued from Page 6)
poser's son, Mr. Ogdon displayed at once a nearly
flawless finger technique as
well as a feeling for the
warmth and gaiety of the
The slow movements designed to appeal to the
young at heart, received a
beautifully sensitive and un-
imposing interpretation.
■ One of the remarkable
features of Mr. Ogdon's
playing was his blending of
tonal colors with those of
orchestral instruments. For
example, in the first movement of the Shostakovitch,
the pianist's high treble runs
matched those of the piccolo.
Mr. Ogdon's Rachmaninoff, which earned a standing ovation, has to rate as
the most exciting  perform
ance of this work I have
Quite apart from his dazzling technique and vision, it
was his beautiful tone prevailing through the most formidable passages which was
his most amazing quality.
If one has to fault him for
anything, it is that his
rhythm was not always
steady, notably in the difficult fifteenth variation.
The orchestral portion of
the program consisted of a
rather fruity arrangement
by Sir Edward Elgar of part
of Handel's second Chandoo
Anthem, Stravinsky's ballet
suite Apollon Musagete, and
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2.
The Stravinsky failed, not
because of the performance,
which was competent, but
because the score of the ballet hasn't enough musical
interest to be able to stand
by itself as a concert piece.
9:45 a.m. Elective Study
11:00 a.m. "The
Comfortable Pew"
7:30 p.m. "Then Jesus
8:45 p.m. Young   People's
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70S Birks  Bldg.    MU 3-1816
9:30-5:30 (Sat. Neon)
AH Candidates Meeting
Monday,   February  1st
at- 12:30 p.m.
Students are invited to meet and question their candidates for AMS Council
in Arts 100.
Candidates on the FIRST Slate, seeking
the offices of President, Second Vice-
President and Secretary will be available at that time to discuss your student
government. Please make every effort
to be present.
R. D. Peyton,
Returning Officer.
SUNDAY, MARCH 14 — 8:00 P.M.
Van. Ticket Centre, 630 Hamilton St.,
All Eaton's Stores, Kerrisdale Travel
2292 W. 41st. Price 4.00, 3.50 2.50 2.00
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12:30 - 12:50
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(No overlap with  Sir  Winston  Churchill  Memorial  Service)
Dr. Betsy Ancker-Johnson at 3:30 in Hen. 202
Sponsored by V.C.F.
Meeting of all Group Representatives
Monday, Feb. 1, 1965, 12:30 noon, Room 211, Gym.
Intramural Ski Meet, Sunday, Feb. 28, 1965
Mt. Seymour — Hairpin Turn — Mile 7
Registration: 10:00 a.m.
Meet Begins: 11:30 a.m.
Meet Conducted by Varsity Outdoor Club Thursday, January 28, 1965
Page 5
Committee dissected
For a look at some of the background
to the weekly council hassle, Ubyssey
reporter Corol Smith went deep into
deepest Brock for a look at a typical
AMS committee, one that turned out to
be not so typical.
A piece of the AMS was born Jan. 11—the
AMS special working committee on the Three
Universities Capital Funds Drive.
The committee will last as long as the Drive,
about five years, and will serve three purposes:
• It will collect, analyse and make recommendations concerning the role of the student
in the Capital Funds Drive.
• It will present this information in a brief
to the AMS as a guide in the AMS final decision.
• It will put this decision into force and provide public relations services for the student
Council appointed AMS first vice-
president Bob Cruise chairman of the committee and council members Arts Undergraduate Society president Chas. Pentland, Commerce president John Hamilton and Education president Dave Lynn have volunteered
to sit on it.
On Jan. 14, the committee entered it's childhood. A notice was put in the AMS Notices
section of The Ubyssey that the committee
had been struck.
"We've got a good working committee
now," said Chairman Cruise Wednesday,
"but we're still open to interested people."
"We have never
been in the position of
having too many applicants for a committee, and we have never
had to turn anyone
down because most of
the students who apply have a genuine interest," Cruise said.
He said the committee would require a
great deal of student
support in its later
stages to put the decision of the AMS into
action, but at present
what is needed is students willing to provide
suggestions and formulate a brief or recommendation.
"It will not be a clique, it will be a training
ground," said Cruise. He intends to remain
chairman for only a limited period of time,
then one of the student members of the committee will take his place.
The committee was formed to release council from extra work which would bog it down
with exams and elections coming.
Tuesday the committee met with Fund
Drive director Alf Adams for information and
to discuss policy.
Early in February the committee will pres-
. . . volunteer
. we're growing
ent its recommendation to council. The AMS
has the final say, but its judgment will be
based on the information it receives from the
Some suggestions as to the role the students
are to play have already been made.
Three are prominent:
• That an AMS contribution spread over the
five years of the Fund Drive would be appropriate. In view of
the $15 which students
already contribute to
the UBC building fund
through their AMS
fees, Cruise said he
does not feel students
should be asked for a
direct mandatory contribution.
• That students should
actively campaign for
funds in adoor-to-door
blitz or by some other
• That students ignore
the Fund Drive on the
basis that they are already contributing to
the  UBC building fund.
This is an example of the diversity of opinion to be dealt with by the committee, and
the scope of the investigation.
The brief to council will contain the actual
cash value to the Fund Drive of each alternative, what the strain will be on students,
and how willing students are to co-operate.
When council makes it's decision the committee will change form radically.
Instead of gathering and processing information, it will organize the mechanics of the
plan Council adopts and provide public relations services.
For example, if Council decided to couple
an annual voluntary student donation with a
letter canvas of parents, there will be a great
deal of plain hard work to be done.
The committee would split into two bodies,
one for each end of the program.
The student canvassers would have a program of advertising and money collecting on
a campus-wide scale to organize, and perhaps
a pep meet or stunt to set up.
The group canvassing parents by letter
would have letters to prepare, envelopes to
address and, hopefully, money to count.
AMS committees ordinarily can be considered either social or standing committees.
Open house was an example of a social
committee at it's best. From a council-
appointed chairman, it's growth to a committee of 30 and a working force of 3,000 showed
the force of UBC in action.
The Brock Art committee and the Men's
Athletic committee are standing committees.
They are joint faculty-student committees
with representatives from both student council and the administration. They are struck
every year as part of the organization of student affairs.
_ Why Believe?
Thursday, January 28
"Goals for a Restless Society"
Ed. 209, 3:30
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Hebb. Th. 3:30
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Apostate speaks
Balcer, controversial apostate
from the Conservative Party,
will address University of Alberta students during French
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Those of you who plan to go to a Symposium this
year and haven't yet made it, you have only one last
chance. Spring Symposium is coming up on Feb.
12-14. It will be on campus and the topic is "Morality
and Society". It will be a discussion of the regulation
of personal moral behavior, and should prove very
Applications are open to students of all years plus
faculty. Anyone interested should see the A.M.S.
office in Brock to apply.
A representative will be on campus
January 29th
to interview interested Candidates for current and
future openings. Benefits include:
Above-average remuneration,
Car and full travelling expenses,
Initial and continuous training.
For further details contact:
Mr. Miles Hacking, University Placement Office
"The Church Abandons It's Cocoon
Question Period:
MILDRED BROCK - 1:30-3:30
from huts
The Brock management committee has informed the Varsity Outdoors Club that the
Brock huts are not to be used
for mountain climbing, and
t h e ir members must cease
climbing the walls of the huts.
• •    •
Council members have been
missing material from their
mailboxes since Christmas, said
Frosh President Kim Campbell.
She wants locked mailboxes.
"Expensive? I don't care as
long as Frosh don't have to
pay," she said.
Treasurer Kyle Mitchel said
the locked mailboxes will not
cost Frosh anything, and will
be installed.
• •    •
Roger (Ray) Larson, Arts II,
has been appointed co-ordinator of the Canadian Union of
Students Means Survey.
• •    •
Thirteen    applicants   have
been accepted for the Student
Union Building Clients' committee.
All but one of the applicants
were in first or second year,
the exception being College
Shop manager Mike Sommers,
Commerce III.
Four of the applicants had
some former experience with
architecture or drafting. They
are: Terrence W. Lyster Arts
II; Donald J. Munton, Arts II;
Bruce Watt, Arch. I; William
E.  Wyiiess, Arch. I.
The Client's committee will
be a policy making body with
authority ranging from color
schemes to auditing.
The two female applicants
were Georgina M. Scott, Arts
II, and Corol Smith, Ed. I.
The other applicants were:
J. Richard Downie, Arts II;
Lome P. Hudson, Law I; Michael J. Humenick, Arts II; Douglas W. McTaggart, Comm. II;
and William A. Thompson, Sc.
• •    •
World University Service in
Canada should concentrate on
inter-regional rather than international scholarships, said AMS
first vice-president Bob Cruise
in a working paper to the AMS.
He recommended an evaluation of the real benefits of Exchange scholarships and a reconsideration of the present
WUSC exchange scholarships
to Chile, Spain, Japan, and
Hamburg. Cruise suggested offering a straight $1,500 scholarship rather than e x c h a n ge
.  .  . airs curriculum
views aired
Students will have a chance
to air their views on university
admission policy and the curriculum at 1 p.m. today in the
Hebb Theatre.
Panelists include Donovan
Miller, of UBC Board of Governors; Dr. John Chapman,
Geography professor and Academic Planner, and Physics
professor Dr. F. A. Kaempffer.
Activist backer
Anti-Red lack
shocks anti-Red
Lack of an anti-Communist
founder  of   Canada's  newest
Dig those
UBC's Extension Department
is offering students an archaeological bargain.
A special 11-part course,
Artifacts Spell History, illustrating the use of the archaeological method in reconstructing ancient and primitive
civilizations is being offered to
UBC students for $10 instead
of the regular $18.
An individual lecture rate of
$1 is also offered.
The lectures, held at 8 p.m.
Tuesdays in Bu 202, began Jan.
group at UBC shocked the
anti-Communist   group,   the
Calvin MacDonald, who
claims he was a former RCMP
agent paid to infiltrate the
Canadian Communist party
said Monday: "One of the
Communist aims is to get into
universities and form party
He said the Activists will
help expose Communist infiltration on campus and in peace
organizations, which he termed   Communist  fronts.
MacDonald, sponsored by
the Conservative - Creditiste
coalition, described communism as a world wide political
"The roots of the Canadian
Communist party were formed
by imported foreign elements.
This is the Communist version
of colonialism," he said.
Thursday, January 28, 1965
Nurses buck
campus cats
Nurses will compete with
Food Services to supply students with better food at
lower prices Friday.
Coffee and sandwiches
will be on sale from 12:30
to 2 p.m. in the civil engineering building.
Nurses are holding a shoe-
shine as well. Friday is
Nursing Day.
Voice recital
Contralto Marie Schilder and
pianist Phyllis S c h u d t will
give a voice recital on the
music of Brahms and Mahlerat
8:30 p.m. tonight in Bu. 106.
4397 W.   10th Ave.
24 Hr. Service       CA 4-0034
Let's talk about engineering, mathematics
and science careers in a
dynamic, diversified company
Campus Interviews Thursday, February 4
to meet
your friends
is at the
Do-Nut Diner
4556 W. 10th Ave.
Try  Our Delicious  T-Bone
Steak $1.35
It's really Good!
Full course Meals
within your income
Student Meal Tickets
Young men of ability can get to the top fast at
Boeing. Today, Boeing's business backlog is
just under two billion dollars, of which some
60 per cent is in commercial jetliner and helicopter product areas. The remainder is in military programs and government space flight
contracts. This gives the company one of the
most stable and diversified business bases in
the aerospace industry.
No matter where your career interests lie —
in the commercial jet airliners of the future
or in space-flight technology — you can find
an opening of genuine opportunity at Boeing.
The company's world leadership in the jet
transport field is an indication of the calibre
of people you'd work with at Boeing.
Boeing is now pioneering evolutionary advances in the research, design, development
and manufacture of civilian and military aircraft of the future, as well as space programs
of such historic importance as America's first,
moon landing. Gas turbine engines, transport
helicopters, marine vehicles and basic research are other areas of Boeing activity.
Whether your career interests lie in basic or
applied research, design, test, manufacturing
or administration, there's a spot where your
talents are needed at Boeing. Engineers, mathematicians and scientists at Boeing work in
small groups, so initiative and ability get maximum exposure. Boeing encourages participation in the company-paid Graduate Study
Program at leading colleges and universities
near company installations.
We're looking forward to meeting engineering,
mathematics and science seniors and graduate
students during our visit to your campus. Make
an appointment now at your placement office.
(1) CX-HLS. Boeing is already at work on the
next generation of giant cargo jets. (2) Variable-sweep wing design for the nation's first
supersonic commercial jet transport. (3) NASA's
Saturn V launch vehicle will power orbital and
deep-space flights. (4) Model of lunar orbiter
Boeing is building for NASA. (5) Boeing-Vertol
107 transport helicopter shown with Boeing
707 jetliner.
Equal Opportunity Employer EATON'S
Men's Clothes
have a
styling . . .
to suit the perfectionist . . . with
newest wear-resistant, crease-
shedding weaves, woven to retain
their crisp new look longer.
Tailored in your taste with careful attention to detail. Eaton's
own Birkdale Suits in fine quality
hopsacks, flannels and tweeds are
the favoured choice in distinguished dark tones and brawny
value . . .
prices to fit a young man's pocket.
From Eaton's great new sweater
collection to weather-wise outerwear you will find the pacesetters
for campus and city wear.
Conveniently yours
with an
Budget Charge
PARK  ROYAL: 922-3325 Page 8
Thursday, January 28, 1965
'tween classes
Colorful Brazil on show
Special Events presents Brazil and Its People, a color film
lecture by correspondent Howard Pollard noon today in
the Auditorium.
• •    •
Bowling party Friday night
at 8:00 p.m. in Memorial Gym.
Admission 25 cents.
• •    •
Elections for next year's
council Thursday noon in Bu.
• •    •
Elections, Bu. 100 Thursday
• •    •
Gowan T. Guest, Vancouver
lawyer and former executive
assistant to former prime minister John Diefenbaker speaks
on A Constitutional Convention for Canada? noon today
in Bu. 106.
• •    •
Executive meeting, Thursday at noon  in Bu. 218.
Slides for Friday noon cancelled.
. . . leaves cocoon
A memorial reading honoring Vancouver poet Red Lane
will be held Friday noon in
Bu. 100.
•    •    •
Playboy of the Western
World for sure today, 3:30,
6:00 and 8:00. Auditorium, 50
Overtaxed accounting dep't
slow to untax students
Fee receipts for income tax deductions, due this month,
will be available by the middle of February.
Assistant accountant Norman Housden, said Wednesday the delay is due to a change in the tax act which made
the old receipts obsolete.
Housden said UBC didn't find out about the change
until January and extra time was necessary to print and
approve the new forms.
Rates: 3 lines, 1 day, 75c—3 days, $2.00. Larger Ads on request
Non-Commercial Classified Ads are payable in Advance
Publications Office: Brock Hall.
Panel discussion of the Academic Goals Report on admission policy and  curriculum.
Panelists: Mr. D. F. Miller,
Dr. R. Stewart, Dr. F. A.
Kaempffer, Dr. S. Chapman
and registrar J. E. A. Parnell
Hebb  Theatre,   1  p.m.  today.
• •    •
Dr. Betsy Ancker - Johnson
speaks at 3:30 today in the
Hebb Theatre — A Scientist
Views  Christianity.
Mr. Robert Young speaks on
Goals for a Restless Society in
Ed.  209  at 3:30 today.
Dr. Harold Englund speaks
on The Church Abandons Its
Cocoon in Brock at noon. Talk
Back in Mildred Brock 1:30 to
• •    •
Russian speaking day.
Thursday noon in Bu. 205.
Good cooking potential
male trait, says teacher
CINCINNATI, Ohio (UNS)—A professional cook instructor claims men make the best cooks.
"They have more of an inner potential for good cooking
than women," W. R. Wasson said.
"If a woman were cooking for 2,500 people she would
get to a certain point, start crying and run away."
JsjaiWtSL Jibn, jAojfL QvudLcL
Directed by Bimal Roy
in Hindi, with English Subtitles
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
International House —
Lost & Found
LOST — Accounting text taken from
Locker 868. Will that person
PLEASE return the same or phone
FA 7-2581 after 6 p.m. Have a
heart!   Thanks.
LOST—Man's Times electric watch.
Phone TR 6-6X4:1.  Mrs. Perry.
FOt'ND — Man's wrist watch, silver, without band, on Granville
Friday   night.   RE   :'»-1276.
FOUND — Fountain pen in men's
locker room of Memorial Gym.
Phone Brian, 731-1691, after 6 p.m.
WOULD the gentleman who found a
ladies biack wallet, including $75,
and who kindly returned all the
cards, please return the wallet and
the rest of its contents, to AMS
office or mail to owner, 3818 \V.
Ilth Ave.  THANK YOU.
FOUND — Friday, Jan. 22, green
plastic pencil and compass case,
front of Bio Science Bldg. Call
Bruce,   FA  7-7216.
LOST — Umbrella with green tape
on handle in Volkswagen Tuesday
evening while hitchhiking. Please
phone 876-60S3.
Special  Noiices-
INTERESTED IN FLYING? Sightseeing- or trips to B.C. points with
student Dave Wheatcroft. Call TR
2-2235 after 5:30 p.m. for information.
RIDE NEEDED from Central West
Vancouver, can drive 1 day if
necessary.  Phone Carolyn, 922-1058
2 GIRLS need ride from 16th and
Renfrew for 8:30's. Phone HE 4-
WANTED — Ride from U.B.C. to
Dunbar vicinity 3-4 nights a week
from   in-11  p.m.   Phone  CA   4-9302
Automobiles For Sale
1948 DODGE — Radio, heater, new
battery, turn signals. Phone Barry
RE  1-2563 after 6 p.m..	
'60 RB;NAULT, radio, w.w.'s, '65
plates on, 1550. Richard Fulton,
Fort Camp, Hut 6, Rm. 7. 224-9880.
Help Wanted
PART TIME WORK available now
& full time during summer for
male students—Light construction
& maintenance work. $2.00 per
hour. Must be presentable, trustworthy and capable. Call Mr.
Alexander,  MU 1-4964.
TUTORS wanted for Zoology 202,
416, 304. Contact Mrs. Raptis, 874-
"FRANCIS" 21 jewel men's wrist
watch. Waterproof, calendar, gold
case. lum. dial, sweep second. One
year old. Sacrifice at $25. 224-
5389.,  7-9 p.m.
FOR SALE — British made Burns
electric solid body guitar, dual
pick-ups, vibrato arm, hard case.
Call Dave, Rm. 325, at 224-9817
after 6.
WANTED — New or used copies of
Panorama Italiano. Phone HE 3-
6508  after  8:00 p.m.
FURNISHED rooms, kitchen facilities. Use of. phone and 'fridge.
Phone RE 3-3678.
CO-OP in "Peace House". 3 more
students needed. 3148 Ft. Grey.
Large kitchen, living room. Rooms
$40. Liberal — Progressive — Radical atmosphere. Phone Peter, RE
Room  & Board
AVAILABLE in D.U. Fraternity
House.   Contact  Ron,   CA  4-9841.
2 students, together $65 each. 4168
W.  11th.  CA 4-5543.
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in which you can make rapid advancement tuned to your personal drive
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A career with "The Bay" can lead you to any of the major cities
between Victoria and Montreal. As a merchandise executive you could
be sent on buying trips to markets  in North America, Europe and Asia.
Retail Merchandising will enable you to use your abilities to manage
people, to judge demands of customers, to administer the operations
of a department, to be creative and imaginative; it will challenge
your initiative and  drive in  the ever  changing world of  retailers.
Graduates in Commerce, Business
Administration or Arts are eligible
for  our  Training  Programme  oS:
• Initial  rotation  programme showing you the major sales  supporting
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• Training    under    an    experienced    Department    Manager    in   Sales
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Make an appointment now with your Placement Officer to see our
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Interviews will be
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