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The Ubyssey Nov 29, 1974

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Array Reps quit selection group
Both students elected by acclamation to the arts dean selection committee have resigned their
Nancy Carter, a psychology
students representative on the arts
faculty council, resigned Thursday
after Alma Mater Society council
demanded she do so.
William Maes, a library students
rep on faculty council, also
resigned Thursday after the arts
undergraduate society executive
asked him to do so.
Council, at a special meeting
noon Thursday in the SUB conversation pit, also voted to back the
AUS in its bid to have the board of
governors reconsider the method
of electing students to sit on the
dean selection committee.
Council's motion demanding
Carter's resignation accuses her of
acting in a "treacherous mariner"
and of "wilfully relaying false
information" to the AUS, the
graduate student association, the
home       economics       student
association and the social work
student association.
The motion, moved by AUS
council rep Gerald deMontigny and
seconded by AUS council rep
Arlene Francis, also accuses
CArter, an AUS rep on student
council, of violating the decision of
the four groups by nominating
nerself as a candidate in the
election, to have been run by
registrar Jack Parnall.
A motion suggesting Carter
resign as a member of student
council and as psychology rep on
the arts faculty — also moved by
deMontigny and seconded by
Francis — was defeated in a roll-
call vote.
About 100 students watched as
deMontigny, Francis and other
AUS representatives called Carter
a liar when she attempted to explain her reasons for nominating
herself as a candidate.
But when asked if she wanted to
defend her actions during debate
on the two motions seeking her
resignation from the various
bodies she sits on, Carter said no.
During the debate, acting AUS
president Stew Savard reiterated
his belief that Carter, at an AUS
executive meeting Friday, misled
others to believe the AUS would be
allowed to conduct the election and
that nominations for an election
run by the registrar were no longer
After the meeting, Robert
Marris of anthropology-sociology
withdrew his nomination and
Carter nominated herself, leaving
only two reps as candidates to fill
See page 2: NOBODY
Vol. LVI, No. 34
10,000 "street-people'
now rumored for '76
A prediction that 3,000 radical
Japanese students will arrive at
UBC for the Habitat '76 conference
on urban problems has been
revised to 10,000 "street people"
from the U.S. and abroad.
A source close to a committee
investigating the conference said
Thursday members of the federal
host secretariat of the external
affairs department, and Vancouver arts council officials expect
as many as 10,000 unregistered
guests will appear on campus.
CBC producer Mike Crampton, a
member of the arts council committee investigating conference
planning, said last week that a
"senior civil service official" had
told him 3,000 radical Japanese
students were expected to arrive at
Arnie Myers, chairman of the
UBC logistics committee planning
the spring '76 conference said he
thinks "it's a possibility that 10,000
unregistered guests might attend
the conference.
Myers said the unregistered
guests would attend the settlements forum meeting at the
The conference will be divided
See page 22: DEMO
GALA WEDDING GUESTS rejoice and throw confetti after nuptial
ceremonies of Ubyssey grope editor Doug Rushton and Swaziland
bureau chief Gary Coull. Crowd looks on as happy couple consumate
—marise savaria photo
relationship in Ubyssey newsroom, SUB 241-K, scene of wild year-end
party TODAY at noon. Foaming refreshments will be served so bring
your friends. No hippies please.
As the boys in the all-night
newsroom were wont to say once,
that's 30, folks.
And to celebrate a great fall
season of publishing, The Ubyssey
cordially invites all its readers —
friends and enemies — to attend a
wet luncheon at noon today in the
newsroom, SUB 241-K.
Canada's best student
newspaper west of False Creek will
next hit the streets Jan. 9.
Two students to sit on UBC's 'diluted' BoG
Two students will sit in UBC's
board room for the first time in
history sometime in January 1975.
But as yet no one knows how
much effect their presence will
have on the way the university is
Last summer's Universities' Act
revision, which gave students,
faculty and non-academic staff
seats on the board for the first
time, also transferred many board
powers to the new B.C. universities
council and UBC's senate.
The diluted and enlarged board
once the main cog in the university's government — seems to be
becoming a secondary
organization which has more
ceremonial than practical importance.
While the board retains some
powers for non-academic decisionmaking, it is no longer the final
authority for what goes on within
the university's classrooms.
And the universities council
replaces the board as the direct
link between the university and
provincial government, which
distributes most of UBC's
operating and capital funds.
Some students welcome the
changes. To them, the old board
had a reputation of corporate
elitism practised by big business
But board members call
themselves "nice" people whose
main interests are the welfare of
the university and the people
working and learning within it.
Some current members' names
are familiar. Bread man Allan
McGavin and construction employers' negotiator Chuck Connaghan have board seats.
Others are less familiar but
equally powerful within the
province's political and economic
power system.
Richard Bibbs, who was the
board's representative for budget
negotiations with the provincial
government last year, is also an
executive vice-president of
MacMillan Bloedel.
Paul Plant is vice-president of R.
S. Plant, a major lumber
brokerage firm, as well as being
known as a major Liberal party
Others include lawyer Ben
Trevino, former Supreme Court
justice Thomas Dohm, a deposed
Vancouver , stock exchange
president, and Beverly Lecky of
the Alumni Association. They are
or represent powerful legal and
financial interests.
The NDP appointed B.C.
Federation of Labor researcher
Clive Lyttle to the board replacing
tough-minded provincial court
judge Les Bewley.
At least a few of these alumni
and business representatives will
stay on the board in January
although the government can now
legally kick off all the old members
and appoint six new ones to replace
The government has not yet
released details about exactly how
the new board will operate.
It likely will remain secretive to
some extent, but parts of its
meetings probably will be opened
to the press. An enlarged board
with representatives of special
interest groups other than business
and alumni also means "press
leaks" will be more likely.
For those who think in terms of
the board's awesome former
powers — it could veto every
academic decision and made every
financial one within the university
— the new board is likely to be a
The board still decides who will
be the university's president but is
restricted in practice to observing
recommendations of a student and
faculty selection committee.
The senate, formerly subservient to the board, now is
almost totally autonomous in areas
involving academic courses and
The board also loses its close
links to the provincial government.
The president and other administration officials now deal
with the universities council and
the council takes care of
negotiations with the provincial
education department.
But the board remains
responsible for the often controversial non-academic
operations of the university including building maintenance, the
bookstore and food services.
It is in these areas that students
for the first time will have power to
directly influence and make
decisions. Page 2
Friday,  November 29,   1974
'Nobody listens'
says AUS rep
From page 1
the two positions on the committee.
However, Carter, in an interview
after the AMS council meeting,
said AUS executive members were
misled because they wanted to be
"During the executive meeting,
the usual thing happened," she told
The Ubyssey. "I felt completely
bombarded by Stewart, Gerald,
Robert, Linda Bartram of political
science and others.
"They had already made up
their minds and wouldn't listen.
They didn't hear what I had to
Carter said she told the
executive that Parnall had agreed
in a telephone conversation that
CARTER . . . power hungry?
the AUS could conduct the election
if the nominations for candidates
would come from the 23 departmental reps on the arts faculty
"I -told the AUS that the
registrar's decision to leave the
election open was contingent upon
the AUS agreeing the nominees
would come from the 23 reps.
"Therefore when the executive
rejected running the election with
nominations coming from the 23
reps, that meant that what the
registrar had said about leaving
the election open was nullified,"
said Carter.
Parnall confirmed Thursday
that both Carter and Maes have
resigned their position on the
selection committee.
When asked what he thinks will
happen now, Parnall said the
board of governors will have to
review the whole matter.
"It must all go back to the
board," Parnall told The Ubyssey.
"Otherwise, we won't have any
student representation on the
committee, something the board
specifically asked for."
Parnall had originally interpreted a senate decision approving the committee structure to
mean that only the 23 reps on the
faculty council could run for the
selection committee and could vote
for the two students on the 10-
member committee.
He had asked the reps to decided
their choices at a meeting or by
mail ballot and set noon last
Friday as the closing time for
Savard assured AMS council
Thursday that the AUS will be able
to meet board members Tuesday
at their monthly meeting.
He told The Ubyssey that the
AUS executive will go ahead with
its plan to hold its own arts dean
selection committee elections
because the executive expects the
board to approve an AUS-
sponsored election.
Savard said he has received
nominations from Marris and
Bartram to run as candidates for
the two student positions on the
committee if and when an election
is held.
"We hope that a large number of
students — both reps and non-reps
— will submit their nominations
for the positions," he said.
In a letter to Parnall, Maes says
he resigned because he does not
feel the faculty reps have a
mandate to serve on the dean
selection committee.
He says he felt compelled to
withdraw his nomination "until
such time as a mandate is received
for each student representative to
the faculty of arts from their
respective departments and
schools, giving them the right to
serve on the search committee."
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Page 3
Health food sellers back in SUB
By JAKE van der KAMP
Two women who were evicted
from SUB by the RCMP last
Friday for selling health food
illegally were back again Thursday and they intend to stay.
They've written up a petition,
already signed by 50 students,
requesting the Alma Mater Society
to allow them to sell health food in
And although AMS executives
have threatened to charge them
with trespassing the vendors aren't
"I'm sure the AMS could get
police off to arrest us," said vendor
Trudy Hughes. "It all depends on
how they go about it."
"Last time the police were really
nice. They just told us the
regulations and said they couldn't
do anything about it."
"They acted sort of embarrassed
about it themselves. One of them
said he was into health foods."
Hughes was evicted from SUB
Friday because she doesn't have a
health certificate to sell the food
and because AMS executives said
she and the other vendor Sandra
Lingberg were competing with the
cafeteria operated by food services
and with the Delly in the SUB
AMS co-ordinator Ron Dumont,
who is responsible for SUB
management, said he was personally against eviction but was
compromised when AMS president
Gordon Blankstein told Hughes he
would call in the police.
"And if you make a threat like
that you've got to back it up," he
Dumont said he does not know
whether he would call police in a
second time.
Bookstore sale ends in giveaway
UBC's third Christmas book sale ended Thursday
with a literal giveaway of old texts and reference
Students and profs used ingenious methods to cart
away as many of the free or nearly free books as
Bookstore director Bob Smith said he wanted to get
rid of all his surplus stock and, after checking his
records, decided it made economic sense to give the
books away.
Smith's assistant, Don Donavan, told 15 sales
clerks when they arrived at work Thursday to unload
the books at "$5 for all you can carry."
Word spread and by 10:30 a.m. the Brock Hall
rooms were full of students gathering and stacking
books into boxes.
A history prof wheeled his van to the back of Brock
and carried 12 boxes to the truck in several trips.
"I'm buying these for a friend who has a bookstore
in the Fraser Valley," he said, as he stacked the last
of hundreds of books into the van.
Later in the day Smith asked the clerks to lower the
price to $1 perloadandat the end a "Free" sign went
Clerks had strategically removed expensive art
books from Brock the day before.
The books remaining were surplus texts accumulated more than three years ago and some
"distress sale" merchandise originating with eastern
publishers and book dealers.
He said the two women would be
charged with trespassing if he
Dumont said the AMS could be
sued if any of the health sandwiches sold turn out to be
However Hughes said Dumont's
objections are pointless.
She said the food she sells is
much healthier than anything sold
in the SUB cafeteria and is intended for only a limited number of
people who would not eat in the
cafeteria in any case.
Hughes admitted she has not
succeeded in getting a health
certificate because she cannot
meet some health requirements.
Those requirements demand
that she wash all utensils in three
stainless steel basins with water
heated to a certain temperature.
She said she does not have that
many sinks in her home where she
makes the sandwiches.
But she said these rules are
made for large restaurants which
prepare large quantities of food at
the same time.
Hughes said she uses only a knife
to put the sandwiches together.
"it's really absurd. It's
bureaucracy at its worst. We don't
have homemade  bread.   It's  all
EXPOSING BRAINS, gear bares all to Ubyssey photog during typical
noon-hour activities in civil engineering building Thursday. Four
consented to gawk into strange box-like contraption when told they
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would be let out of cage for more than customary two hours. See
Ubyssey tour story below.
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Gorillas on, off screen rampage Civils
It was a day of stag films and
overflowing beer bottles Thursday
as end of term festivities infected
the civil engineering building.
About 20 senior gears giggled,
screamed, guzzled and belched as
they watched a circus gorilla and
two lesbians cavort on the screen
of the cloistered fourth-floor
seniors club.
The club is restricted to
engineering students at third year
level and above, whose antics are a
part of everyday life in civils,
unseen by most students.
Beer is the main ingredient of the
gear lifestyle, and the seniors club
floor sloshed with the stuff.
There was beer on the floor, beer
in people's hair and beer soaked
in shirts.
And there was beer in the fridge,
where the door never closed as
gears tore their eyes from the
porno film and reached for a bottle.
But the senior elite are apparently not alone in their habits.
Beer bottles and howling gears
were everywhere in the civils halls
and classrooms Thursday.
On the first floor, red-jackets
mopped and swept the floor,
pushing a strange liquid to the end
of the hallway and forming a lake
of broken beer bottles and soggy
toilet paper.
Sitting in the middle of the
puddle was a shattered toilet.
"Ah, somebody spilt some beer I
guess," a wet and bleary-eyed gear
said, leaning on his mop.
Inside a lecture hall, the source
of the garbage, more beer-soaked
gears plotted an end of semester
attack on the first-year gears.
"We gotta get 'em somehow, hit
'em when they're all together,"
one burly mopper said.
"Yeah, but we gotta pick the
right class," another said. "The
profs are dinks. They get pissed off
if we raid 'em more than two or
three times a year."
Next door in an anthropology
class, three beer-slugging gears
bitched to a prof about a paper they
had all just-flunked.
"This course is bullshit," one of
them said, his hair dripping on to a
soaked T-shirt. "I been here for
five years and I've never seen a
stupider course.
"If I fail I will be really pissed off
at you guys and I'll have to go over
your head."
Meanwhile   his   red-jacketed
friends leered at the prof smacking
their lips and slurping beer.
More gears sat in another lecture
hall, alone except for three attractive nursing students,
desperately trying to convince the
girls that engineers are just ordinary fun-loving people.
"Sure we like to have a good
time" one said. "Drinking, dancing, singing, things like that.
"Us guys take nice girls like you
out dancing and out to dinner."
The nurses did not look very
convinced by the bottle-sucking
Finally the gears went to class,
listening to lectures about temperature stress on bridges. But still
a drunken song echoed in the
hallways. "The sky is going to
clear up, so sit on my happy face!"
done by health regulations. We
only put it together."
She said she sells the food
because there are many people on
campus who want it and would
rather not eat elsewhere.
"We're not doing it for the
money. A $1 sandwich might sound
like a lot but we're not a big corporation. It's not a profit thing."
"And if they're worried the food
might be bad we'll get everyone
who buys it to sign a release saying
the AMS isn't responsible."
Hughes noted that students at
eastern Canadian universities
have forced their administrations
to make health food available in
AMS president Gordon
Blankstein said any food vendors
in SUB must have health certificates. He declined other
Dumont had said earlier he is
willing to allow Hughes to continue
selling her food if she gets a health
certificate and is willing to conform to any future SUB
management committee
He said he will not require her to
get prior permission from food
services and the Delly.
Hughes said if the AMS evicts
her again she will continue to sell
food outside SUB.
She said she sells an average of
30 sandwiches a day but sold only
15 Thursday because her regular
customers had not expected to see
The sandwiches contain
avocados, alfalfa sprouts, cheese,
and bananas.
means death
for 1,500
Death awaits 1,500 Haitians
living in Montreal if the federal
immigration department goes
through with procedures to deport
them, says a human rights group
protesting the Canadian government's action.
Bill Andrews, spokesman for the
Vancouver chapter of the International Committee Against
Racism, said the group is circulating a petition on campus
urging Ottawa to stop the deportation proceedings and grant the
Haitians political asylum in
Andrews said Haitians forced to
return to Haiti will be tried under
the country's ambiguous anti-
Marxist law, which calls for the
death penalty for persons found
guilty of subversive activity. This
is defined as any form of resistance
to, or criticism of, Haiti's military
Andrews, a third year economics
student at UBC, said most of the
1,500 are being expelled as illegal
immigrants, but some are landed
immigrants being deported for
giving aid to the illegal immigrants.
These include many Haitians
who did little more than shelter
illegal immigrants in their homes,
said Andrews. He cited one case in
which two secretaries of a Haitian
community organization who
urged some illegal immigrants to
sign the club's guest book are being
Federal immigration officials in
Montreal were rnavailable for
Andrews says many of the
Haitians living in Montreal had
fled Haiti to live in Canada.
Haiti is ruled by the extreme
right-wing military government of
Jean-Claude Duvalier, some of late
Haitian dictator Francois "Papa
Doc" Duvalier.
Andrews called the current
Duvalier's rule an example of
"extreme fascism." Page 4
Friday,  November  29,   1974
Each year The Ubyssey succumbs slightly to the festive
spirit and doles out several gifts to members of the world at
large you just might recognize.
Here they are, packaged in quality newsprint and
delivered to you by our own local Santa Claus — the staff of
College Printers.
To housing head Les Rohringer, we give a pup tent.
To Margaret Trudeau, a do-it-yourself divorce kit.
To Vancouver'Blazers coach Joe Crozier, 18 players
who can recognize a puck.
To grad rep on council Stefan Mochnacki, a wading
To former Alma Mater Society president Doug
Aldridge, a job.
To food services head Robert McBailey, a scholarship
to the MacDonald's school of cooking, Hamburger U.
To UBC consumers, iron stomachs.
To former education commissioner John Bremer, the
John Young Memorial former-educator award.
To Mayor Art Phillips, a year's supply of Planters
To administration president-designate Doug Kenny, a
bus ticket good for unlimited travel around B.C. but outside
To soon-to-retire classics head Malcolm McGregor, the
galling experience.of seeing every single female teaching
assistant in the department WEARING PANTS.
To Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, custody of the
To Premier Dave Barrett, a copy of Salvador Allende's
guide to the peaceful socialist revolution.
To Happy Rockefeller, a hysterectomy.
To U.S. president Gerry Ford, a year's pass to the
Brooklyn zoo and a chance to meet Cheeta, in person.
To Princess Anne, braces.
To Patty Hearst, an honorary membership in the John
Birch Society.
To special events head James Conrad, his own copy of
Modern American Slang, 1967 edition.
To AMS president Gordie Blankstein, a connection
between his mouth and his mind. Or come to think of it, a
To arts rep Nancy Carter, obscurity.
And to the students of this fair campus, another term
of the best goddam paper west of False Creek and east of
the Georgia Strait. And that's 30.
Vote already
Bored of governor's elections are coming up next week
and it's time for The Ubyssey to award its "kiss of death"
award by naming our choices for the jobs.
And the ballot please . . .
Svend Robinson and Jeanette Auger.
Two people with a fair bit of experience and a bit of
political awareness.
That's Svend Robinson and Jeannette Auger.
Vote Dec. 4, 5 and 6. Tear yourself away from your
NOVEMBER 29, 1974
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the writer and not of the AMS
or the university administration. Member, Canadian University
Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary
and review. The Ubyssey's editorial offices are located in room
241K of the Student Union Building.
Editorial departments, 228-2301; Sports, 228-2305; advertising,
228-3977. Editor: Lesley Krueger
(With apologies to RAF Bomber Command)
It is night.
It is misty.
It is moonlit.
It is a misty moonlit night.
Group Captain Lesley Krueger walks the tarmac of Point Grey's
bomber air base, Boom-Boom Field. Her shoulders are stooped with the
heavy burden of responsibility, her face is draped with a veil of worry and
her bladder aches with concern, among other things. All in all it is an
attractive ensemble matching rather well with the Renaissance runways,
Byzantine bombs, Baroque billets and Social Credit calendars.
She gives a final glance into the deadly night sky where she must send
her boys, or, as she thinks of them, her boys, and the sky gives one back.
Then she enters the briefing room, passing by Lance Corporal Cedric Tetzel
who nibbles her ear like a half-crazed weazel and reminds her of their
secret meeting that night under the three-quarter ton lorry (truck—Ed.) in
the parking lot.
Inside the smoke filled room the crews, hardened by war, not to
mention lack of exercise and too much fatty food, cruelly relieve their
tension by pulling the wings off of Lt. Mark Buckshon, a liaison officer
from the nearby Nippletown fire department (This may be interpreted as
an obscure pun since air force officers wore wings on their tunics at this
time, you ignoramii—Ed.).
Lt. Alan Doree, loved by the men—quite frequently according to rumor
(Continued page 5)
Nancy: real
Having just been present at
Thursday's council meeting, I feel
I must make another statement
concerning the credibility and
veracity of arts rep Nancy Carter.
Firstly I would like to retract my
statement that she turned around
and nominated herself behind my
(and everybody else except the
registrar's) back after seeing me
by chance Saturday.
On Saturday she in fact told me
that my nomination was the only
one to date. In council Thursday, in
answer to my charges, she said
that she had nominated herself —
like myself — by telephone and not
by writing on Friday.
So she is an amnesiac. Can an
amnesiac be allowed to sit on such
vital committees as the arts dean
selection committee?
Or any other committee?
Robert Marris
anthro-soc faculty rep
Sha Na Na
Rock and roll's here to stay but
Sha Na Na's super concert might
never come back.
Not after that embarrassing
display by gears and some hyper
students during the concert on
Wednesday night.
Sure, things like that are bound
to be attempted by a lot of attending dudes, drunk, dressed,
greased and ready to kick ass, but
who the hell wants to see four gears
standing in front of the performers
while the finale act is being performed?
It ruined a great concert.
But it wasn't the gears' fault.
Crowd control is a professional
task and the Alma Mater Society
(which I assumed to be in control)
should be held responsible if Sha
Na Na never want to show up
The stage should have been at
least four feet instead of one foot
off the ground.
There should have been better
organization of the guys in front of
the stage and better booze control
at the door.
Somebody wasn't thinking — but
then again, nobody ever does
around here and the probably
reason will be "Well, we never
expected something like that from
such a lovely and considerate
campus as we have here at UBC."
Too bad a great gig was marred
at UBC.
Hoc ker Holmes
arts 2
Bullshit, bullshit, bullshit. The
full-page ad that appeared in
Tuesday's issue deserves more
than a triple bullshit. The arts
undergraduate society displays in
this ad their sad misunderstanding
of student concern. One of the most
important points in the "Notice of
Election" is "We feel that we have
the overwhelming support of all
students over this issue of conducting and holding our elections."
Do you really have "the overwhelming support of all students?"
I suggest that you do not have
anything like an overwhelming
support. If you examine the
situation closely, I'll bet you'll find
that most students don't know what
an AUS is or what it can do; where •
it is or even have much interest in
it, let alone overwhelming support
of it.
I think you've made a grave
error in your approach to both the
election and the idea of an undergraduate society.  You mem
bers of the AUS "leadership"
ought to find out exactly where
your support lies. I know that this
is very difficult in a large
university and particularly so with
an arts population of 5,500. But
without that real support effectiveness will be nil.
I would give my full support to
both the AUS and the election if I
though it represented the true
concerns and directions of students
at UBC; it merely says it does that.
I've battered my head against
the administrative wall of a small
eastern university and even there,
there the student population was
low the problems were enormous.
You've simply got to change
your tactics. If you are really
concerned with these issues you'll
see how absolutely necessary it is
to attack this big problem in a big
You can't just poke holes in the
academic-administrative system
and not expect them to be quickly
patched up.
The first step is to get students
more interested (God only knows
how) in the content of their courses
then in their final grades, and more
interested in selecting their
governors than in building multi-
million dollar playthings like
swimming pools.
Try and gain "the overwhelming
support of all students instead of
just saying you have it.
Richard Hunt
arts 3
The Ubyssey welcomes letters
from all readers.
Letters should be signed and
Pen names will be used when the
writer's real name is also included
for our information in the letter.
Letters should be addressed to
the paper care of campus mail or
dropped off at The Ubyssey office,
SUB 241 K. Friday, November 29,  1974
Page 5
BoG candidates' statements
The following are the candidate's
statements received by The
Ubyssey Thursday. The two
missing candidates, Murray
Currie-Johnson and John Swainson
were warned in a front-page story
and a hot flash to bring their
statements in, but none appeared.
Telephone calls to their residences
also failed to elicit any response.
I am currently enrolled in fourth
year sociology at the University of
British Columbia where my
specific area of interest is social
change. I first attended Vancouver
City College as a "mature" student
in 1970 after working for eight
years in the field of television.
I am applying to the school of
Graduate Studies this fall.
Since 1971 I have been actively
working through the Women's
Office at UBC on a non-credit
women's study programme which
I have helped plan, develop, coordinate and impliment.
I have been politically active in
matters concerning students since
last year when I was a member of
the Alma Mater Society's finance
committee. At present I am a
member of the Student Union
Building management committee.
I wish to see active student
participation at all levels of
decision making within the
— Jeanette Auger
Students on this campus are
short changed in several ways.
Basically my platform, and the
fundamental issues of the campaign are:
A shortage of on campus housing
at reasonable rates. Those of you
who were caught in the fiasco
earlier this year while looking for a
place to live will surely understand
the problem.
Even those who found accomodation can appreciate the
need to live close, or closer to the
Food services must be student
controlled. The inefficient
operation is making a profit off a
captive market with bad food.
Transportation on and off-
campus is difficult if not impossible.
The short-term solution is a
much improved local bus service.
Why does this campus pack up at
certain times? Studying has been
frustrated too many times by
locked buildings, inaccessible
equipment and non-existent services.
Lastly, effective representation
is an issue. How can you tell who
will represent your interests? The
answer is you can't — at least not
yet. However the election must be
based on what the candidates stand
for and who they are, not who they
say they are.
— David Coulson
"What dare he have the audacity
to run for office in his first year?
"Doesn't he know it takes years
to gain experience in order to be a
good politician?
"Take Gordon Blankstein for
example ..."
My name is John Gojevic and,
yes, I'm a first year student; but I
am a student just like you. A
student who is ashamed of the
disgusting state of politics at this
university and wants — no
demands — to see a change.
How well do you know the
workings   and  decisions   of   the
student council'' How well does
anybody? Except the experienced
hacks mat govern us already.
I see in this university a structural society consisting of two
classes: one for the average
student and one for our "fearless"
leaders, the politicians. I believe
its time for students to regain
control of the bodies that govern
them. Now is the time.
I am now running on any wishful
promises and important issues
because what you are going to elect
is a student representative. A
person who is going to represent
your wishes and not his room.
Choose the right one.
— John Gojevic
My main concern is that we
establish a strong and responsible
relationship to persuade the board
to respect the needs of students.
If our approach is positive, we
should easily convince the Board
that what is best for the students —
is also best for the university.
However, should we confront the
other thirteen members with an
inappropriate attitude such as:
"Let's reveal your assets", as
promised by two BoG candidates;
we will merely antagonize the
board, and further erode our
bargaining position for genuine
Our real fear should be that the
board will make major decisions in
the faculty club, and then merely
humour us at the meetings.
Why do we not have more
Canadian faculty who are
responsible to their undergraduate
students? I am certain that if more
emphasis were placed on student
evaluation of faculty, many faculty
attitudes would improve.
Why, with enrolment increases
predicted, housing shortages and
rents rapidly increasing in the city,
are we not immediately planning a
new residence-sponsored campus
Why are not the many administrative services on campus
better oriented to servicing
students, rather than their often
belligerent attitudes in regarding
us as second-class members of the
university community?
The basic answer is because
students have never been granted
proper priority, or the opportunity
to improve it.
We must ensure that bodies such
as the women's office, and our
student senators are well supported to help advance our best
interests in these areas.
I will work to ensure that
University money is used to our
optimum advantage in providing
student facilities and services.
— Douglas King
The most important issue of this
election is which candidate can
provide the most effective
representation for the student
The two student members on the
board of governors must make the
board aware of student needs and
concerns, and of the consequences
of the board's actions.
The student representatives
must be sensitive to student
problems and capable of speaking
out sensibly, yet forcefully, on
behalf of the students.
If elected, I intend to "return to
the students": — I will publish a
monthly report describing the
activities of the board; I will announce and publicize open
meetings for interested students,
to discuss and formulate a student
(Continued from Page Four)
— introduces the briefing and leaves the men with the same indescribeable
feeling he always does something like the reaction to an enema.
Krueger wonders how she will explain she must send them on a mission
meaning certain death, she wonders how she will explain that successful
destruction of this target will raise the .2 Bomb Group's sagging ratings but
mostly she wonders how she will explain how someone with a name like
Krueger could be a Group Captain in the Royal Air Force in 1942.
She looks at the war ravaged faces of innocent youths, like Lts. Stuart
L-yster, Sucha Singh, Peter Cummings, Carl Vesterback, Steve Morris and
Dan Miller and wonders how she can inform them of yet another
hell-in-the-sky, shell-shocked mission over enemy territory without
crushing tender spirits like Bernie Bischoff's or breaking their hearts.
Then inspiration comes and the light shines through the clouds mainly
because Lt. Sue Vohanka of the Polish Free Air Force — $2 on Saturdays
— stands in-the wings with cue cards.
"OK, you bastards," Krueger began, "you better hustle your little asses
out there tonight and ream the shit outta that target 'cause my bum's on
the line with Headquarters! Understand?
"Now, the targets for tonight are three dams in Germany's heavily
industrialized Rump Valley, the Gordon Beerstein Dam, the Robert Baillif
Dam and the Nathan Davidoslivovitz Dam.
"There's enough effluent behind these three blocks of concrete that
when ruptured, if you'll pardon the expression, they'll wash Germany right
out of the war!"
"The attack on the Gordon Beerstein Dam will be led by Squadron
Leader Michael Sasges, Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar,
Distinguished Service Cross and Bar and Grill, Bachelor of Arts, Husband
of Science and mole on right buttock, kind of a cute little creature it is,
too. The mole, that is, not the buttock.'
As Sasges hears the Beerstein Dam is his, a slow smile starts at his feet
and rises to his hairline, then goes on to his forehead.
"The assault on the Robert Bailliff Dam will be led by sleek Squadron
Leader Gary Coull, ardent collector of assorted venereal infections and lead
choir boy for the Point Two Bomber Group.
"Of course, there's only one man for the Davidoslivovitz job and he's
just returned to us from a harrowing experience with the Dutch
underground — where he worked as a miner — with whom he risked his life
to find the position of the Davidoslivovitz Dam and got it wrong anyway
and how has to look for it plane, Jake van der Kamp, Order of the
Tulip, 1st Class and the Gouda Cheese Cross with clogs.
"Who better than a Dutchman to lead an attack against a dam? Jake has
lots of Dutch courage and proved it during ten years with the Mountain
Climbing Club of Holland.
"Now here's the met (meteorology—Ed.) report from that famous
chorus line of Capts. Geoff Hancock, Ron Binns, Greg Osadchuk, Robert
Diotte, Gracie Eng, Joan Farina, Rob Harvey and Norm Grohman, the
Furniture City Ubysseyettes! "
"Well, we may be ragged and funny, but the target's gonna be sunny.
So you'll be flying along, singing this song, side by side."
"Thanks, gang, but tell me Geoff, how can it be sunny at midnight?"
"We're working on that, sir."
"All right, Group!" snarls Krueger with just the right touch of humor
to break the ice and drown just about everybody in the room. "I want you
to get out there and live up to your nickname of The Fourth Estate. You
call yourselves reporters. Gimme a U! Gimme a B! Gimme a Y! Gimme an
Excited beyond belief everyone rushes from the room and heads for the
nearest toilet.
With a heavy drone like sound effects machines imitating World War
Two bombers the plastic airplanes are dragged by invisible thread across
the model runways.
Most of the planes have nicknames painted on the outside indicative of
the spirits inside, like whiskey, rum, brandy. Many of the names can't be
read since no one in the Group can read, write, print or speak english
without the aid of certain chemicals and mechanical devices.
'Knuckles' is smeared in blood under the cockpit of Pilot Officer Boyd
McConnell's plane. McConnell is a seething volcano of a man who can
argue all night and still be wrong.
Lt. Ken Dodd, president of the Hockey Trivia Hall Of Fame, flies a
plane covered in the names of every NHL hockey player to wear a double
E cup jock strap.
Pilot Officer Marcus Gee, the film's token Greek, goes by in a plane
emblazoned 'The Film's Token Greek.'
Photo reconnaissance pilots Lt. Marise 'The Shutter' Savaria and Lt.
Kini McDonald comfort soil scientist Berton Woodward who invented the
Beerstein Buster each plane carries. "Promise they won't break my lovely
bombs," he whimpers, while nurse Lt. Joyce Jackman prepares an apple
strudel placebo.
Now the models are replaced by a film of U.S. Army B-17's taking off
which is really quite hilarious since this film is about the British Air Force
isn't that really quite hilarious? (Doree, you're a space filler not a
philosopher, shut up and write—Ed.)
Just then, not later, but that very then, tragedy strikes. However, labor
negotiators Vaughn Palmer and Rick Lymer talk it into coming back on
the job.
What- happens is the film projector jams on one frame ^nd Ltd. Joanne
'Cobalt Blue' Gilbert, Chris Gainor, Nancy Wallington, Kim Pollock. Ian
Metherall and Richard Yates sadly watch their plane melt on the screen.
Then, quicker than you can say, "Wind the projector forward,' the
planes are approaching the target.
Van der Kamp, stunt flying his plane — nicknamed 'The Windmills Of
My Mind' — while six feet off the ground has a head-on collision with a
turnip cart in a four way intersection.
Flying Officers Ralph Maurer and Tom Barnes surge on to lead the
Davidoslivovitz attack and are neck and waist coming into the clubhouse
Sqdn. Ldr. Sasges hits the intercom switch which promptly hits him
back. "L for Lollipop calling P for Phallus, come in P for Phallus, come
in." .
"This is delightfully risque Ryon Guedes in P for Phallus calling L for
Lollipop. I say, old man, that last line of yours was rather crudely
suggestive, don't you think?"
''This is L for Lollipop calling P for Phallus, why don't you insert your
head up a dead bear's bum?"
Lt. Guedes drops into his attack run. Flying brilliantly, that is to say,
better than average, he avoids the flak, the searchlights, the barbed wire,
the night fighters, the day fighters, the street fighters and Nancy Carter
making faces and dives his plane marked 'Hemingway Still Lives' in a
perfect attack run right across the Beerstein Dam at exactly the right spot
then executes an extraordinary series of evasive maneuvers and crashes into
the side of a well lit mountain 40 miles away. He also forgot to drop his
Meanwhile, Gary Coull's plane, 'Big Bands Are Coming Back,' is in
trouble and he calls to his number two, Lt. Denise Chong, for help.
"This is A for Abortion calling E for Economics, my rudder, bomb bay,
tail wheel and prophylactic have all been shot away, can you take over?''
Chong's plane immediately swings to the attack but finds the elusive
Baillif dam keeps changing position.
Desperate to end the attack, mainly because he needs to get to the
nearest bathroom, Coull unleashes the Point Two Bomb Group's secret
weapon and drops Doug Rushton out of his cage and onto the dam. In a
frenzy, which is slightly larger than a Datsun, Rushton tears the dam apart
with his teeth and fingernails, buggers the entire German garrison in one
fell swoop, then stands behind the crack in the concrete and drinks the
entire lake as it pours out.
Coull's plane lurches and staggers in midair due to an incredible amount
of structural damage and the.fact the pilot is indescribably drunk.
With 12 out of 13 engines dead, one wing missing, half the fuselage
gone and a plugged toilet, CoulJ flies his plane over 400 miles of enemy
territory back to Boom-Boom Field.
The runway light:; aren't working, a hurricane is lashing the field and
malaria is rampant but Coull brings his kite in safely for a landing and that
night in a whore house he falls out of bed and breaks his neck.
Meanwhile Dodd, Maurer, Barnes and McConnell are buzzing furiously
around the Davidoslivovitz Dam which seems to have no effect so they try
Finally, Maurer, urged on by a burst of patriotic zeal and the fear of
being cut from the fourth string team, dives his plane 'The Canucks Are
For Real'into the Davidoslivovitz Dam.
"What a man," sighed Tom Barnes.
"What a folk hero," said Ken Dodd.
"What an act of heroism with neo-classic overtones and tinged with
surrealism," said Boyd McConnell.
"What an asshole," said Lt. Reed Clarke, Maurer's co-pilot.
"Yes, I agree with that last comment," said Pilot Officer Pemme Muir
Cunliffe, noticing Maurer's suicidal dive had failed to even dent the
Davidoslivovitz Dam.
Racing low over the water she skips Arnie Banham off the surface of
the lake, through the dam and into the hole on the ninth green.
Davidoslivovitz collapsed, smashing every bus on the road for miles around.
Meanwhile, Sqdn. Ldr. Sasges, ignoring the confusing change of tenses
ii this silly piece of wretched, mediocre drivel culled from the diary of
Alex DiCimbriani, made his final attack run on the Gordon Beerstein Dam.
The bomb fell straight and true and a tremendous pillar of stagnant
water climbed into the air.
"Right on the moustache!" Sasges cried exultantly, throwing his plane
about the sky and catching it with one hand.
The Beerstein Dam collapsed, the paper painted to look like concrete
peeled off a frame of toothpicks and beer tokens and a narrow, sluggish
stream of muddy water oozed out onto the valley floor where Gordie's
mommy, wagging a disciplinary finger at her son, had to clean it up.
When the mighty aerial machines of war glided home to land within the
friendly confines of Boom-Boom Field, the sun was coming up, as was
Gary Coull who had just been released from hoSDital and was back in the
whore house and the I ree World was safe until the start of the spring term.
"It has all been said before," said Communications Officer, "but I 'II say
it again anyway. This saccharine intersteller convolution, zip, bam, pow!
zooms through the mainstream of military thought. Like a tempestous
leach it sings and dances its way into the hearts of millions. Through the
ventricles of 20th Century refrigeration techniques it makes gravity
nonsense, nonsense gravity, hay into sweet, wine to tickle the palate of the
Ii :erary sensibility and the literary senseless. It dances on tinsel and manure
wings. It plunges through wax and comes up retrospective, retroactive,
retro rockets and reprehensible. It is a dynamic confluence. It sucks."
policy with respect to the board;
and, I will meet with various
academic and non-academic
groups and societies, when these
associations are to be affected by
board decisions.
I am totally committed to
establish a dialogue between you,
the students, and the board of
governors. My actions will be
totally oriented to the responsible
and accurate representation of the
student body. I ask for your support and urge you to vote for
"effective representation"; elect
Tom Manson to the board of
— Tom Manson
Lack of student input in the
planning process of this campus
has resulted in student-oriented
facilities being given the lowest
geographical and financial
Parking is distant from classes,
while central areas are used for
professor's private labs, and
facilities such as the planned
library processing unit which could
be located elsewhere with little loss
of efficiency.
Recreation facilities and
programmes have traditionally
received a low priority and
students have been forced to
provide initiative and funding for
such projects as the new Pool.
Recreation should be recognized
as an integral part of campus life
and funded accordingly. I want the
Rec. UBC programme expanded
and made freely available to all
students. Recreational facilities
such as the new pool deserve a far
higher priority in future
Finally the students elected must
be experienced with campus affairs and must communicate back
to the students. I have served as
coordinator of the Alma Mater
Society and was chairman of the
committee that put the Pit in SUB.
Committees on which I have
served include SUB management
(chairman), AMS finance committee, food services committee,
campus graphics committee, and
the non-academic and service
departments liaison council.
I am now a member of the traffic
and parking committee.
If elected I will work for you and
report back on what is happening.
Thank you for your support.
— Rick Murray
Your board representative must
be prepared to offer experienced,
progrsssive, hardworking
During my four years on the
Alma Mater Society Council and
the UBC senate, I have worked for
students' interests on such matters
as student representation on
faculties and the board, holding
down rent hikes in residences,
changes in the Universities Act,
opening up students' records,
investigating student aid, and a
number of other concerns.
If elected to the Board. I will
make sure to listen to students (at
council, residence meetings, undergrad societies), and inform
students about what's going on at
the board level.
Secret board meetings must, and
will, end.
' For specific policies on five
major areas: better services such
as housing and transit, improved
financial aid, demystification of
decision-making at UBC, affirmative action on the needs of
women on campus, and community involvement: see the
poster which Jeanette Auger and I
have widely distributed.
I have broad experience at all
levels of the university, and am
prepared to put it to work for you. I
ask for your support.
— Svend Robinson Page 6
Friday,  November 29,   1974
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Page 7
A dynamite explosion last July at
the    home   of   a    supermarket
executive was the beginning of a
probe that linked the underworld
to special RCMP forces in Quebec.
Blast knocks hole
in Montreal RCMP
By NICK auf der MAUR
from The Last Post
A dynamite bomb blast in the
early morning hours of July 26
outside the suburban home of a
wealthy Montreal supermarket
executive has opened a new
chapter in the Byzantine Quebec
tale of intrigue involving the underworld, terrorism, the police,
strikebreakers and official
It could have been one of the
innumerable small acts of violence
that occur in Montreal and go by
unnoticed except for brief
newspaper stories, except for the
fact that one Robert Samson, a
member of the RCMP's elite and
secret security and intelligence
(S&I) squad was injured in the
Samson's involvement raises
serious implications concerning, at
the very least, the important
Montreal detachment of the
highestlevel security force in the
country. The Samson case and
related events point to underworld
connections with all levels of the
police agency charged with intelligence work and the protection
of "national security." They also
raise questions and suspicions
about the methods of "anti-
subversive" police operations.
Shortly after the 1:30 a.m. bomb
explosion, Montreal Urban
Community (MUC) police alerted
hospitals to be on the lookout for
someone suffering from serious
hand injuries possibly caused by
the explosion. At the site they had
launch an inquiry into the case.
The Quebec Fire Commission Act,
unique in North America, allows
for an unlimited, wide-ranging
public inquiry which can force
anyone remotely connected with
an incident to testify. Civil liberties
of witnesses are virtually
suspended. It has been used to
probe FLQ bombings and,
recently, the blow-up at James
Opposition and union leaders
were already claiming Samson had
been an agent provocateur.
After his release from hospital, a
month after the bombing, Samson
was brought before fire commissioner Cyrille Delage. He said
he had a simple explanation. An
anonymous caller told him he
would find something interesting
on a street in the town of Mount
Royal, a rich residential area in
the north of Montreal. He went
there and found a package beside
the home of Melvyn Dobrin,
president of Steinberg's Ltd., the
company that owns Miracle Mart
stores, a string of supermarkets in
France and a large development
company, aside from the Steinberg
supermarket chain.
Samson said he put on his gloves
and picked up the package, which,
he noticed, contained a bomb. It
went off. Suffering serious injuries
and shock, he stumbled off, hailed
a taxi and went home to his
mother. His mother called his
friend Fernand Barre who took
him to hospital.
Then followed a parade of witnesses, almost all of whom con-
'The Samson case and related
events point to underworld connections with all levels of the police agency charged with intelligence work and the protection of
'national security.' "
found much blood and torn
About 3 a.m., RCMP Constable
Robert Samson, 29, accompanied
by his friend Fernand Barre,
showed up at Verdun General
Hospital with the fingertips on his
left hand in shreds, cuts and
shrapnel in his neck and chest, and
severe damage to his left eye.
Since he was an RCMP agent and
said he had been injured while
fixing his car, the hospital didn't
notify police. However, he was
transferred to Montreal General
Hospital where doctors noticed the
similarity between his wounds and
those described in newspaper
reports about the mysterious
MUC police promptly moved in
and claimed him as a prime
But before any charges could be
laid, (he Quebec Justice Ministry
appointed a fire commission  to
tradicted Samson's story. Various
MUC and RCMP officers testified
that he had told them various
versions while in hospital. The
main version was that a loan shark
named 'Louis' paid him a thousand
dollars "to scare somebody."
He said he met Louis in a bar and
Louis said he had heard that
Samson had burned down his
summer cottage for the insurance
money. Louis said if he was on the
take, he should take a couple of
hundred to beat up a loan
defaulter. He did — then came the
At one point, Samson had
decided not to talk any more about
it and asked his RCMP partner to
take off his hand bandages and
"leave me alone with a .38 and go."
Other testimony linked Samson
with two underworld characters.
These were Leo Robidoux,
chauffeur for William Obront, the
Montreal meat dealer identified by
police as a Mafia "untouchable"
and underworld banker, and
Camille Gervais, a transport
company operator, convicted of
drug possession and awaiting
sentencing for a 1973 conviction for
conspiracy in a bank fraud. Gervais also owns a private hunting
and fishing club and is an Obront
Robidoux said he knew Samson
for about two years and he was
around his house "all the time,"
partly because he was going out
with his 17-year-old daughter. On
the trip back, Gervais noted that
Samson went through customs
very quickly when he showed his
identification while he, Gervais,
was searched thoroughly "as
After one day of testimony, the
RCMP placed Samson under
arrest for "conduct unbecoming an
RCMP officer." Several days
later, Fire Commissioner Delage
told Samson he didn't believe a
word of his testimony and, after
giving him a few days to think it
over, sentenced him to 60 days for
The Samson case and related
events also raise disturbing facts
and curious coincidences that add
to the generally murky picture
emerging so far. So before further
exploring the Samson-Steinberg
connections, it will be useful to
have a look at an earlier RCMP
On Dec. 6, 1973, two senior noncommissioned officers of the
RCMP's S&I branch in Montreal,
Staff Sergeant Donald McCleery,
40, a 21-year force veteran, and
Sergeant Gilles Brunet, 39, a 17-
year veteran, were paraded
separately before Superintendent
Roger Shorey and fired.
RCMP sources said that all the
reasons for the firings would never
be made public for "security
reasons." The two men, one of
whom used to be Robert Samson's
superior, said they were fired for
failing to terminate a friendship
with Montreal businessman
Mitchell Bronfman, a nephew of
Sam Bronfman, the late president
of Distillers Corp.-Seagrams who
made his fortune dealing liquor
with U.S. mobsters in prohibition
Mitchell Bronfman owns
Execaire, a private aircraft
company that charters executive
jets to businessmen and companies, and Securex Ltd., a private
investigating and security company holding contracts at Montreal
International Airport. He also
owns a steak house. The meat is
supplied by William Obront, with
whom Bronfman grew up.
Both McCleery, the Mountie
credited with having broken the
James Cross kidnapping case in
1970, and Brunet, the Russian-
speaking son of Josaphat Brunet,
former head of the Quebec
provincial police, now work for
Both men have launched court
actions to clear their names with
the RCMP, claiming the firings
were unjustified and done  in a
secret, arbitrary manner. They
have requested that the RCMP
produce various documents dating
back to 1970.
Oddly enough, the federal
government is invoking a law,
passed during the October Crisis,
allowing it to declare a kind of
executive privilege, saying the
documents would disclose "a
confidence of the Queen's Privy
Council for Canada." Postmaster-
General Bryce Mackasey, acting
as solicitor-general, said the
documents could not be produced
because "they would be injurious
to international relations and
national security."
The courts were about to release
the documents when the two officers mysteriously withdrew their
The content and nature of the
documents is not known. However,
one Last Post source claims that
some of the documents contain, in
part, the names of businessmen
who have supplied the RCMP with
useful information regarding cases
being built against some other
Montreal businessmen. The RCMP
would naturally like to keep the
names of its informers and their
information secret. The two former counter-espionage agents had
said the documents would help
clear them.
The MUC police investigation
into the Dobrin bombing has been
concentrated on finding out (a) the
motive and (b) who was the "third
Samson testified he took taxis to
and from the Dobrin home. Despite
a widespread search, neither taxi
driver has turned up. Other
testimony stated that the evening
before the bombing, Samson was
driving a Thunderbird belonging to
Camille Gervais, the friend he met
on a trip to Morocco. A neighbor of
the Dobrins says he heard and saw
a large, dark car screech away
moments after the blast.
A woman living across from
Samson's mother's home says she
saw Fernand Barre helping his
friend out of his mother's home and
into Barre's car to go to hospital
several hours later. She says there
was a third man with them, but he
drove away in another car.
Later, during the investigation,
Barre says he was beaten by MUC
detectives demanding to know who
the "third man" was. Barre said
he was alone with Samson.
"The detectives told me it was a
very important case and they had
permission to do whatever they
wanted to crack it," Barre told a
press conference. "They said it
was such an important case it
could deal with another RCMP
officer and the security of the
During the fire commission
inquiry, bomb victim Melvyn
Dobrin claimed he had no enemies
and could not understand the
motive for the bombing. Under
questioning, he admitted that a few
months previously, someone had
thrown a pot of paint through a
window of his home. He admitted
he had once received a bomb
threat. He denied that he owed
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Friday,   November  29,   1974
Samson linked to underworld
From page 7
money to loan sharks or had ever
been   under   pressure   from   the
He said that nobody had ever
pressured Steinberg's to hire a
security firm, or to change
security firms He said he never
heard of Securex. Answering a
question, he said that neither he
nor his wife owned a house in
ignores tribal
woman's role
TORONTO (CUP) — Anthropologists tend to impose their
own cultural beliefs on societies
they study according to Marxist
anthropologist Elanor Burke
She was speaking recently to
students at the University of
Toronto and most of her remarks
were concerned with how anthropologists have downplayed the
role of women in many societies.
In the early 1950's Leacock had
lived with the Mantagnais Nescapi,
a hunting and gathering society in
Labrador and Quebec. It was her
experience there that first interested Leacock in investigating
the role of women in early social
She said that anthropologists had
imposed on many cultures the
ideas of the family system, male
supremacy, and the role of
dominance in a culture.
Leacock believes this attitude
stems from the assumption that
human society is based upon
authority and domination. This is
an essentially fascist theory, she
When the Nescapi were first
"discovered" by the French in the
1600's Jesuit priests were sent to
"civilize" the natives. At that time
the Nescapi society was based on
egalitarian and communal
existence, but the Jesuits' process
of "civilization", Leacock said,
was to change the basic nature of
their system into one of domination
by certain groups over others.
The Jesuits attempted to make
the people obey a chief, the women
obey the men and in turn the men
to be authoritarian and the
children to obey their parents, she
One problem the Jesuits encountered, Leacock said, was the
sexual freedom enjoyed by
married couples. The priests were
perturbed because this meant that
a husband could not tell whether
his wife's child was his own or not.
The men thought that thepriests
were savages, Leacock said,
because they only loved their own
children. In communal societies
such as the Nescapi and the
Iroquois the adults do not strictly
differentiate between their own
and someone else's children.
In the societies Leacock
described, division of labor was
sexual, but all areas were essential
to survival. While the men hunted,
she said, the women prepared the
animals for food and raised
vegetables, the main food of the
Iroquois society.
Women also played an equal role
in the spiritual role of the tribes,
she said, although anthropologists
generally portray spiritual leaders
as being exclusively male.
Leacock said while there is
much evidence of equality in these
societies, it is generally ignored by
anthropologists in favor of the
male supremacist values of this
Leacock is presently chairperson
of the anthropology department at
City College in New York. She has
workeu extensivelv m Canada.
The Last Post learned that the
police are actively pursuing a
theory that the bomb was connected to a Steinberg effort to
break a strike last December.
On Dec. 5, 1973, 1,800 warehouse
and distribution workers walked
out on strike, closing Steinberg's 10
Montreal warehouses and limited
supplies to their 90 Montreal-area
The union, Local 500 of the Retail
Clerks International Association,
was demanding $30 a week increases in each of the next two
years. The company was offering
$25 and $20.
Throughout the strike, there was
a lot of violence. On Dec. 11, 15
goons were arrested in a fracas.
The union charged they were in
company employ. The papers
reported at the time that a company spokesman said: "There was
a brawl with some people who,
came to fight the picketers. We
don't know them. We had nothing
to do with it." No charges were
ever laid.
There were other acts of violence
that permitted the company to
obtain injunctions, allowing it to
continue supplying supermarkets,
which remained open during the
important  pre-Christmas   period.
At one point newspapers
received press releases saying
negotiations were going well and
the strikers were convoked to a
mass meeting. The union knew
nothing of it and suspected
On Dec. 12, someone threw
Molotov   cocktails   at   the   Stein
berg's Cote St.-Luc warehouse,
starting a fire that caused about $1
million in damages.
Finally, on Dec. 14, the strikers
agreed to accept $25 and $20 raises,
the company's pre-strike offer. A
dental plan, scheduled to go into
effect at year's end, was postponed
a year and the money channeled
into increasing nightshift
premiums. The strike was lost and
Steinberg's enjoyed record
Christmas turkey sales.
Police are working on the theory
that Dobrin, anxious to protect
those turkey sales, approached
fellow businessman Bronfman
about breaking the strike. Bronfman, according to this theory, put
him in touch with Gaby Ferland,
operator of a private hunting and
fishing club called Gabou Lodge,
and Ferland arranged for help
from Camille Gervais.
The theory goes that Steinberg's
was unwilling to meet the strikebreaking bill, which may or may
not have included a prolonged
security agreement.
The MUC police investigation is
continuing. Presumably the RCMP
is conducting an internal investigation, but investigations "of
the police by the police are often of
dubious value. The RCMP has for a
long time operated under a policy
of secrecy and never demonstrated
any belief that its activities
warranted public scrutiny.
Now there is reason to believe
that the various police forces
suspect that underworld links to
the elite espionage branch go
beyond a few men. At least one
ranking officer is now under
One high-ranking MUC police
officer was quoted as saying that
they are desperate to find out what
is going on with the Mounties. "All
three (of the men in question) had
access to our confidential files.
They all came to us apparently
with top security clearance," he
said, adding that two of them
regularly attended top-level intelligence meetings.
Both the Quebec and federal
governments now maintain additional top-security intelligence-
gathering committees, and it is
presumed they are trying to keep
abreast of developments. Whether
the public gets let in on them is a
moot point.
Nic Auf der Maur is a Quebec
editor of the Last Post and has
recently been elected to Montreal
City Council.
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Sillies confide Xmas fantasies
When you were a kid and believed in Santa
Claus, you usually made a list of presents
you wanted Santa Claus to bring you. Come
Christmas morning, some of those presents
mysteriously appeared under the tinseled
tree and in the gaudy stocking, hung over
the fireplace — if you had a fire place, that
Well, let's go back to the Eve, Christmas
Eve, when you were asleep, dreaming about
all the goodies you were going to receive the
next morning. Here's what a number of
prominent persons would ask Santa on
Christmas Eve:
F. Lee Bailey: sitting by the fireplace,
sipping a velvet Scotch, instructing Santa:
"It is imperative that I be allowed to cop a
plea with the prosecutor, Mr. Claus. It is in
the best interests of my client. Besides, if it
comes to pass that I cannot manage to
negotiate a reduced sentence, the
prosecution may freeze his assets.
Therefore, I will not collect my fee and
consequently suffer in the new year. The
defence rests."
Harry Browne: lounging in his house in
West Vancouver: "I don't need you, you
know. I'm surviving in a cruel, hostile
world. But . . . there is one thing you could
do for me. You could make sure the price of
gold continues to rise and, maybe, make
sure the New York stock exchange continues to plummet. You see, I'm selling
short. . . ."
Marcus Welby: waiting for Santa in the
operating room, TV lights glaring down on
him: "Give me a real script, please. Give
me a script in which someone dies. Have
Consuela trip on my doorstep and suffer
fatal injuries. Give me realism."
Richie Rich: at home in his father's
mansion, lying on a mink rug in front of his
own diamond-studded fireplace: "Gee,
Santa Claus, I'd really like to be able to stay
out late at night and sneak into a bar with
some greasers. Then get really drunk and
pick up a cheap woman, go over to Little
Lotta's house and tell her how fat she is. I'd
like to make it with Dot, to. . . . Oh, hang it
Da Preem ... Santa as weight reducer
all, you know Dad would never let me,
A Kid From Bangladesh: standing on a
dusty road, watching Santa: "Do you think I
could have some of your milk and cookies
everybody leaves for you?"
Henry Kissinger: sitting at home with
Nancy passed out on the sofa beside him:
"Vouldn'tit be correct for me to accompany
you on dee journey? I vould help you
promote peace and  goodvill   among  all
gentlemen I cannot stand my vife,
really. I must get avay!"
Idi Amin: watching Santa's every move:
"I could have you shot for coming in like
that. What are you doing here, anyway? I
don't want you bringing presents, just take
all the dead bodies I've got lying around.
Just take them away."
Casper, the friendly ghost: sitting
somewhere in his house: "Don't be
frightened. I'm a friendly ghost. Please,
don't leave. I won't hurt you. Geez, all I
want is people to like me."
Dave Barrett, eating shortbread and
drinking eggnog: "Really, I wish you could
take a few pounds off me. Looks like hell.
How can I be for the people if I look like I eat
like a pig? I like it here in Victoria; I want to
stay longer than people think I will. Only a
few pounds (munch, munch)."
Fritz the Cat, sniffing cocaine between
slugs of Southern Comfort: "Shit, I could
use all da fuckin' coke in da woild. Give me
all dat heavy traffic man. Fuck, dis stuff's
blowin' my lid right off."
Pierre Trudeau, celebrating Christmas in
Val D'Isere, Margie doesn't believe what
she sees. She thinks Santa is an apparition:
"You would do well in allowing the Royal
Canadian Mint to print up $1.5 billion for the
next fiscal year. If you don't, John will be
out a job and we'll give the Indians back the
land your workshop is located on."
Columbo, standing by the fireplace,
looking for clues, smoking his cigar and
wearing his raincoat: "I don't know, Sir. I
really don't know what you could give
me. . . . Hold on. Hold on. . . . Yeah, I would
really like to see my wife. You see, I always
talk about her, but I never see her. . . . One
more thing, before you rush off — know you
got lots of work to do and all — everybody's
got lots to do, especially tonight. Why, I tell
you, there's this guy down at the station —
you know, the police station, it's downtown "
Yasser Arafat, polishing and oiling a
machine gun: "I would have asked for
peace. Now I want peace with violence."
Richard Nixon, sitting in front of the
fireplace at his home in San Clemente,
staring past Santa Claus as if he weren't
there: "Tell them I'm innocent. Let the
facts speak for themselves. I did nothing
improper. Everything I did was for my
fellow Americans. Tell them I did not do
anything wrong — wanna buy a watch?"
You and Me, trying to have a good time
and not think about all the chaos around us:
"Yeah, first I want to win the Irish
Sweepstakes, so I can pay off all the bills. I
hope it doesn't rain too much in the Spring.
Make sure I passed the Christmas exams
and the finals. . . . None of what I'm asking
you will happen. Have a cookie?"
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meeting Thursday at noon to discuss PF —
what we can improve on and how.
An agenda will be posted on the PF board
in the office, so any staff additions are of
course solicited. The meeting should last
from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Have a good Christmas.
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Of rip-offs and subsidies
It is a rare event indeed when the seedy
side of Canadian business is brought to our
attention. There seems to be a conspiracy of
silence about corrupt business dealings.
One of the very few places where factual
information of this kind can be found is in
Last Post magazine. It was the frustration
Let Us Prey,
Robert Chodos and Rae Murphy eds.,
James Lorimer & Company, .1974.
which several journalists experienced in
getting out their muckraking stories that
created the Last Post. These journalists
founded the magazine to provide a vehicle
for their brand of journalism.
They seek to present stories that go behind
mere headlines.
The Last Post staff pries behind the insubstantial facades which institutions throw
up to hide their real activities from the
hydroelectric project provides some highly
significant factual details. Premier Robert
Bourassa told an audience in the autumn of
1970 that the project would cost a
"staggering $2 billion." Compare this to the
official mid-1974 estimate of $20 billion and
you have a gap of Watergate dimensions.
One very interesting point that the authors
of this article bring up is the following:
"Hydroelectricity is merely what the
locals get — if they are lucky. The real aim
of these projects is for the big money boys to
make even more money on the 'financing' of
the projects and to get their paws on
massive mineral deposits."
Hydro-Quebec drew up the original plans
for the James Bay development. These
called for a series of dams in the southern
region of James Bay. Mining interests have
managed to get the development shifted to
sites farther north so they can take advantage of the free access roads being built
($300 is being spent on access roads.)
The major corporation behind the
development is Bechtel (Quebec) Ltd. Of
course you should not let the "Quebec" fool
you. Bechtel is a large American corporation which has many large prestige
projects to its credit: the Hoover Dam, the
San Francisco Bay Bridge, and the BART
rapid transit system in San Francisco.
"Bechtel's interest in Canada dates back
to the building of the Canol pipeline linking
Norman Well, N.W.T., to U.S. bases in
Alaska during World War II. It broke innumerable times and was an ecological
Since then Bechtel has built 80 per cent of
Canada's pipelines. It was also involved in
This book will round out your education
at university. It will provide you with
some rather distressing insights into that
great economic beast called Canada.
public's eyes. They take pride in their
factual, well-researched articles and
disparage the watered-down accounts found
in their competition, the large circulation
"Canadian journalism — the stuff that
separates the ads on the pages — consists
mainly of the sterile charter of the wire
services, reprints from American papers
and the punditry of press gallery hacks."
The book contains articles on all of the
major news stories as well as many that you
hear very little about. In the first category
there are, for example, sections dealing
with Bell Telephone rate increases, the
Syncrude plans to exploit the Alberta tar
sands, food price increases, and the James
Bay hydro project. In the second category
there are stories about Brascan, Bata shoes,
John Shaheen, the Canadian Army's plans
to invade the U.S., and Business International's book, Canada in Transition,
which is a guide to corporations on how to
make a fast buck in Canada.
the experimental Great Canadian Oil Sands
Limited venture which received a $6 million
rebate on federal taxes, leading to a minor
The article goes on to air the dirty linen of
all the various participants in the James
Bay "deal."
One last curious fact should perhaps be
noted. One of the earlier partners in the
Bechtel Corporation was John A. McCone
who has moved within some strange circles.
From Bechtel he went to head the U.S.
Atomic Energy Commission, then to head
the Central Intelligence Agency, then to a
directorship of ITT. (If your memory needs
jogging, may I remind you that it was ITT .
that offered the CIA several million dollars
Aislin Cartoon . . . book by Last Post staffers, provides insight into how corporations
dealing in Canada reached their "fat cat" state. Chronicled are ripoffs such as IT&T,
Brascan and Bata Shoes, usually with the compliance of the Canadian government and at
the expense of Canadian taxpayers and people.
to finance a coup against Salvadore Allende
in Chile.)
Another article details the presence of ITT
in Canada. Did you know that ITT controls
58 Canadian companies.? If you are interested there is a short list provided within
the article.
The article on Canada's plan to invade the
U.S. is based upon a 1921 document written
by the director of military operations and
intelligence, Col. J. Sutherland Brown. Last
Post provides exerpts from this entertaining
document: "Quebec Command .. . will-take
the offensive on both sides of the Adirondack
Mountains with a view of converging ... in
the vicinity of Albany, N.Y. . . ."
So much for Canadian military strategy.
The    article    on    the    James    Bay
'Renaissance woman'
found elegant but trivial
The contrast with last week's poet could hardly have been greater.
Instead of Pat Lane's uncompromising portraits of a vicious suffering world, P.K.
Page offers us a rather cosier world which at times edges off into semi-mysticism.
Page is an elegant well-dressed woman with an educated English accent, though her
Canadian credentials are impeccable, having spent her 58 years slowly migrating from
the east, to the prairies, and finally to Victoria.
Her poetry seems to divide into two kinds — difficult, oblique metaphysical verse,
often spiced with classical allusions and a more accessible homely variety of dry poems
about landladies, knitters, animals, and suchlike.
She was introduced as "a Renaissance woman" with reference to her poems of social
protest, but a less rebellious figure it would be hard to imagine.
What little protest there was in her poetry was restricted to politely narrow subjects
such as natives being taught to crochet rather than being encouraged in their traditional
crafts or whales being taken from their natural environment and kept in acquariums.
She read about a dozen poems, covering the full range of her career, from her earliest
volume As Ten as Twenty through to recent unpublished work.
Her achievement, like her poetry, is difficult to pin down, though perhaps she comes
closest to a writer like F.R. Scott, with an ultimately classical bent.
It would have been interesting to hear about her involvement with Preview magazine
in Montreal in the early 30s, but Page declined to be interviewed, saying she had a plane
to catch. After dinner at the Faculty Club, that is.
One of the amusing — but really very sad
— stories about ITT exposes how the
company pulled a fast one on the government. It is government policy to aid industry
so that more jobs will be formed. In Quebec,
ITT received, through its subsidiary
Rayonier Quebec Ltd. timber rights to 26,000
square miles and a grant of $57.3 million
dollars to help build access roads for a new
pulp plant.
This was done for the sake of creating 459
new jobs. Unfortunately, the article points
out that while this new pulp mill was going
up at Port Cartier a Canadian International
Paper pulp mill was closed at Temiscaming,
with a loss of 550 jobs.
As a reward for "creating new jobs," ITT
was able to negotiate royalty payments of 50
cents a cord. Compare this to the usual $2.50
to $3.00 a cord plus $20 per square mile
payments that the other companies pay in
order to get their concession rights.
The stories go on. All of them are certainly
more intriguing than any murder mystery
that you can find to read. This book will
round out your education at university. It
will provide you with some rather
distressing insights into that great economic
beast called Canada.
Before I finish this review I feel impelled
to make one complaint. This book is priced
at $4.95 by James Lorimer & Company. For
a 200-page paperback which is printed on
low quality paper, I find this price to be
high-handed extortion. There can be no
excuse for so high a price. Although I
vigorously urge people to read this book, I
can understand the hesitation that this price
will cause.
Friday,  November 29,   1974
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Quotations to watch hockey with
One cannot but rejoice in the vitality of the
work and admit, not for the first time, that
Colombo is, whether a poet or an anti-poet
one of the most shrewdly inventive and
perceptive writers of his generation.
— Robin Skelton, The Malahat Review
Colombo, 38, is a former editor of
Tamarack Review, a former member of the
Canada Council's advisory arts panel and
Colombo's Canadian Quotations,
edited by John Robert Colombo,
Hurtig publishers, Edmonton, $15,
735 pages.
The Author, or Compiler, or Editor, or Poet
author of a dozen books of poetry, including
some he wrote himself.
"But a few of the poems are total
quotation. When this happens every word in
the poem is someone else's and my contribution has been that of rearranging the
prose and giving it a poetic shape." — from
Colombo's Technique:
One of the chief motives in Colombo's
poetry is a curiosity of encyclopeadic
dimensions, a wish to explore, through
montage and juxtaposition, the multiplicity
of the modern world. — Hugh MacCallum,
University of Toronto Quarterly.
Significant Quote from Colombo not in the
We, the Great Collage — from NeoPoems.
Colombo on Plagiarism
Let all such artists as understand one
another, therefore, plagiarize each other's
work like men ... — from Abracadabra..
The book is called Colombo's Canadian
Quotations, not Familiar Canadian
quotations. Why? A story comes my way
that Colombo rejected the publishers who
refused his name in the title.
The Worst Writer in the World Reviews
the book:
Not surprisingly, in view of the fact that
Colombo is from Tranna, the resident
aphorist of the Globe and Mail is overly
represented. While I question Colombo's
taste, I must admire his adherence to
eclecticism. — Lome Partom, the Province
Nov. 22, 1974.
Time Magazine reviews the Ifook:
One thing is certain, Canadians prefer
Author Colombo ■ . . quotes as poetry
thick books to thin . . . This book will make
Colombo a household word.
MacLean's reviews a Colombo book:
...   he   montages   popular   sayings,
mythological quotes, as in a collage.    —
Andrei Voznesensky, MacLean's, 1971.
Geoff Hancock reviews the book:
I'm like a kid with a new bag of marbles.
Cobs, crystals, cats-eyes and good old
fashioned pearl coloured shooters are in
Colombo's big book. It's the sort of book I
read parts aloud to anyone who will listen. —
The Ubyssey office, Nov. 29, 1974.
A typical Canadian Quotation:
When I scored that final goal, I finally
realized what democracy was all about.
— Paul Henderson on scoring the winning
goal in Moscow.
Quote from Mallarme:
The world exists to end up in a book.
An Observation:
The book is conveniently published in time
for Christmas.
A further quote from John Robert
Colombo, nationalist:
"A place to wander in," was John Keats'
description of the long poem. This one is an
entertainment — epic and encyclopeadic,
not quite prose and not quite poetry.
(Colombo is talking about his book the Great
Wall of China but the footnote applies
equally well to Canadian Quotations).I have
tried to catch the Wall impressionistically
and programatically, theoretically and
anecdotally, literally and figuratively,
entertainingly and engagingly.
Barrett, Dave:
The premier (W.A.C. Bennett) called me
a Waffle. Well I called him a pancake. Then
he called me a double Waffle. I called him a
stack of pancakes. Knowing the way he feels
about Quebec, I warned him if he calls me a
Waffle again, I'll call him a crepe suzette.
Berton, Piere
A Canadian is someone who knows how to
make love in a canoe.
Cable, Howard
The beaver is a good national symbol for
Canada. He's so busy chewing he can't see
what's going on.
Cartier, Jacques
In fine I am rather inclined to believe that
this is the land God gave to Cain.
Clayton-Thomas, David
I'm just a Canadian kid who loves the
Cohen, Leonard
I shouldn't be in Canada at all. Winter is
all wrong for me. I belong beside the
Cournoyer, Yvon
Some nights you need a few body checks to
wake you up.
Daniells, Roy
No temple or epic or solemn tragedy
crowns with its glories our sober landscape.
Canadian literature is a plank sidewalk
angling up the slope of a mountain whose
heights are yet unexplored.
Earp, Wyatt
If I had a couple of those red-coated fellers
behind me, we'd have kept Tombstone clean
for sure.
Gabor, Zsa Zsa
I met your Trudeau in London. What do
you call him, the president?
Gaglardi, Phillip A.
Those trees weren't put on that mountain
by God to be praised they were put there to
be chopped down.
Peterson, Oscar ■
Like, I'm invited to do a command performance for the Queen in England.
President Nixon has asked that I do a
concert at the White House. But I don't get
any requests from Trudeau. It sometimes
seems pretty hopeless getting through to
Canadians that yes, we Canadian artists
Richler, Mordecai
The Canadian kid who wants to grow up to
be prime minister isn't thinking big, he is
setting a limit to his ambitions rather early.
St Laurent, Louis
I  didn't   know  at  first  there   were   two
languages in Canada. I just thought there
was one way to speak to my father and
another to talk to my mother.
Silverheeis, Jay
Kemo sabe.
Stanfield, Robert L.
My Centennial project is to try to love
They say Mitchell Sharp actually resigned
six months ago — they just haven't figured
out what he said.
Am I going too fast for you fellows?
Trudeau, Margaret
I sort of feel right now that we are in some
kind of vacuum — Pierre and I — in a very
lovely bubble, except for his job.
Trudeau, Pierre
Mangez de la merde.
The Cramming Canadian.
Molson Canadian.
Brewed right here in B.C.
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Friday, November 29,  1974 peoplemediapeoplemediapeoplemediapeoplemediapeoplemediape
Metro Media two-way road
"It would be lovely if Canada were some
kind of land of bubble gum and lollipop trees
where every man, woman and child could
have their own broadcasting station. But
that is clearly impossible," a CBC official
said last year.
Yet that is almost precisely what will
happen if the recommendations of a Vancouver media group's report, Towards A
Citizens' Communication System, are accepted by the provincial government.
The basic proposal of the report by the
Metro Media Association of Greater Vancouver is to establish democratically
structured, non-profit communications cooperatives throughout B.C.
Metro Media produced its "report in
response to Barrie Clark's Report to the
provincial government which recommended
the creation of an integrated communications system in B.C.
The aim of the Vancouver report is to give
, Metro Media's proposals are a result of
what they see as glaring inequities in the
present communications system. A system
where the established networks pump out
bland, irrelevant programs to the passive
viewer, who has no connection with the
content of the program and no part in its
4 production.
"Communications has become a one-way
medium (sic) controlled by a small circle of
commercial interests," the report says.
"Information flows out from television,
radio and cablevision, but little returns
which is not rigidly controlled by the media
institution involved."
The report singles out CT V and CBC as the
ogres of the visual media in B.C., claiming
they are unsuited to serving the needs of
communities by their very nature as cor-
porately structured, commercially oriented
"The networks are grossly irresponsible
to the community," Metro Media staffer Bill
''UBC has refused to allow its equipment
to be used by community organizations
. . . they don't even lend it to UBC
students, who have then gone to Metro
Media for help."
the people of B.C. access to the media which
affect them so profoundly — media now
controlled by an elite of powerful corporations and institutions.
Metro Media has existed for 3-1/2 years as
a media resource centre in Vancouver,
supplying groups with the resources they
need to produce their own films, television
programs, video tape recordings and silk
screen posters. These groups have ranged
from the gay alliance to neighborhood
residents' associations, all seeking media
tools normally inaccessible to low-budget
The community co-ops proposed in the
report would each focus on its own media
resource centres.
These centres would be responsible for
training local people in media techniques
and educating them in the use of media
hardware, as well as providing a studio for
the production of community programs.
The media centres would be designed to
help people deal with community issues
which directly affect their lives, giving them
access, involvement and control over the
media which have become the prime tools of
change in our society.
Bargeman said in an interview. "How can
they be responsible if they have no
mechanism of response. They are in the
business pf making money so they don't pay
any attention to community needs.They
don't have a clue what the people want."
Metro Media says in its report the only
real mechanisms of response in the media
today are the "dubious exceptions" of hotline programs and letters to the editor.
Another section of the report points to the
huge profits made by recently licensed
cablevision stations.
A cable licence has often been referred to
as a licence to print money. Money that
Metro Media proposes be used to set up and
maintain local media resource centres
where residents could produce their own
programs. These programs would be
broadcast over the local cablevision station
which, under the citizens communications
plan, would be owned and operated as a nonprofit co-op or society.
The fact that only non-commercial interests could own a cable licence is bound to
displease the cable moguls if the citizens'
system is implemented and their money
machines are threatened.
Co-op Radio... now due to be on air by January, promising more community-orientation
Community  Programming . ..  re-organizing media resources will allow new blood  in
The existing cable stations spend as little
time as possible on community programming, Metro Media says.
"They are importers of distant signals,
nothing more. The basic approach is one of
turning on the lights and camera for four
hours a day and having two or three people
talk in swivel chairs.
"It is ludicrous to talk about community
programming without community involvement in that programming," the
report says. Metro Media claims cable has
barred this involvement through its money-
oriented policies.
Metro Media claims the university is
another institution which has been
irresponsible to the community and its
needs, especially in concern to its valuable
media equipment.
Bargeman says there is tremendous
"hoarding" of media hardware going on,
specifically by various faculties at UBC.
"Bio-science, English and of course audiovisual have incredible set-ups hoarded
away," he said.
Bargeman said UBC has refused to allow
its equipment to be used by community
organizations and he said the university
does not even lend its hardware to UBC
students who have been forced to go to
Metro Media for help.
"UBC has got to liberate some of its
hardware and get out into the community,"
Bargeman said.
Under the new communications system
the university would be "critically important" in providing input to the
educational television sector.
An integral part of the citizens' plan,
educational TV would encourage groups
with useful or interesting knowledge to
produce programs for community viewing.
More traditional, classroom-type programs
would also be produced by institutions like
Despite the powerful media establishment
which exists in B.C., Metro Media workers
are optimistic about the success of their new
Already there are more than 20 alternate
media groups on the Lower Mainland and
'hundreds of people involved around the
province. These and successful co-ops in the
Kootenays and Victoria have demonstrated
that community media co-ops are a viable
form of public communications.
In Vancouver a co-op radio station is
organizing itself with plans to begin
broadcasting soon after Christmas.
But the advantages of the citizens' system
go far beyond the trendiness of the co-op
movement or the recent popularity of the
media cult.
The system, if adopted, would cost the
government very little money compared to
the measures proposed in the Clark Report,
which would create a new provincial TV
station and an extensive bureaucracy to
administer communications.
A citizens' communication system would
avoid such a rigid bureaucracy and help to
demystify the ivory tower image of the
media, already created by the established
forces. This would encourage people to learn
more about the language of media.
It would increase the peoples' influence on
government decision-making through use of
the media as a tool.
It would give B.C.'s ethnic groups an
outlet for cultural expression and thus encourage people to understand these
Finally the system would open new
channels to local artists who have been
denied public exposure by the established
Friday,  November 29,   1974
Page Friday. 5 bookreviewbookmmewbookreviewbook
Romantic lyrics feature humor,
disciplined stoic sadness
This is another of those
American paperbacks distributed
by a Canadian publisher (McClelland and Stewart) with the
price jacked up 65 cents for the
Canadian consumer.
The cover refers to a Probable
Volume of Dreams (1969) as being
Bell's first book, but the flyleaf
Residue of Song,
By Marvin Bell,
Atheneum, 1974, $4.60.
mentions two books of poems Bell
published in 1966, of which Things
We Dreamt We Died For is
probably his best known, since the
title poem has appeared in cheap
popular anthologies of contemporary American poetry.
These things aside, Residue of
Song is for the most part a fine
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romantic   lyrics,   the   emotional
territory   Bell   explores   being
captured in the closing lines of the
title poem:
"One appointment leads to another
in these soft days.
A photograph of flowers the skin
a bowl of leaves before the kitchen
is to this life as you are to mine.
Your cries,
for   ecstatic   madness,   are   not
sadder than some things.
From the residue of song, I have
barely said my love again
as if for the last time,  believing
that you will leave me."
The volume is divided into five
sections, Study of the Letter A, You
Would Know, Being in Love,
Holding Together and Song of the
Immediacy of Death, though it is
doubtful whether the book really
contains much unity, beyond its
lyrical   preoccupations.   Other
Jan. 13th
.Germany, 1919
U.S.A.. 1931
Jan. 27th
U.S.A., 1925
U.S.A.. 1931
U.S.A., 1932
U.S.A., 1932
Feb. 24th
England, 1945
U.S.A.. 1955
Mar. 10th
U.S.A., 1936
U.S.A., 1945
Mar. 24th
Germany, 1922
(First version of Dracula)
England, 1971
times the poetry seems too stiff,
too self-consciously academic, and
the emotional situations explored
too slight.
Impotence makes for a
refreshing change, with its zesty
i'How   can   you   tell   her    your
testicles have fallen off?
It's serious alright.  It's just the
[When the balls go, can the penis
be long behind?]
Soon you'll be left with nothing but
scar tissue
Where once you were the cock of
the walk."
But for the most part this
collection leaves an impression of
a disciplined stoic sadness. Bell is
miserable, but he'll never kill
"Someofthe land is hilly here, and
some flat;
and the heart the same. And that is
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Friday, November 29,  1974 nostalgianostalgianostalgmnostalgmnostalgmnostalgm
Old gold blossoms again
The glory of old gold blossomed briefly
Wednesday night at the ShaNaNa concert.
All the trappings of past greatness made
their appearance: violence, pranks and
good old rock 'n roll.
Sha Na Na ... grinning
The evening began with an eight member
all-women band called "Wow." Needless to
say, this warm-up act did not truly live up to
its name. They just were not experienced
enough or competent enough to provide a
really good show. They did have a driving
beat and that helped warm up the crowd.
During the "halftime" break while
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crowd began to unlimber itself. Halftime
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throwing and other antics.
distinguished. Casual college was the
prevailing style. A few aficionados —
perhaps a dozen — insisted upon reliving the
past and came decked in their finest: black
leather, chains, greasy ducktails, and a
'tough' mannerism.
Two girls in bobby socks, calf length skirts
and school sweaters also made the scene.
Taking the event to heart they placed
themselves strategically at centre floor and
put on their own show. Lipstick was
vigorously applied and cigarettes were
toyed with to recreate those nervous high
school days.
A background for these festivities was
provided by old gold records played over the
sound system. This was spiced with a few of
those glib-tongued monologues of the great
DJ's of the past. Few people paid attention
to this weak attempt by management to
placate and amuse the crowd. The crowd
had come with its own brand of entertainment.
Excitement was high when finally
ShaNaNa sprinted onto stage. With a burst
of enthusiasm and high expectation the
crowd rose to its feet to give the performers
a standing ovation for a welcome.
ShaNaNa is slick and professional and
good. The contrast between them and the
warm-up act is all the difference in the
world. They quickly slipped into their
concert with the Bill Haley tune Rock
Around the Clock.
The quality of sound was superb. They are
excellent musicians, good vocalists, and
have a well-planned floor show. Their
movements had grace and assurance, and
their music had a pleasing and fullsome
harmony to it. This is what concerts are
meant to be: a blend of showmanship and
The halftime pranks had aroused a heavy
atmosphere and a nostalgia for the 'tough'
times of the late fifties and early sixties. One
of the greasers in the audience took all this a
little too seriously. When the concert began
he took up a position standing at a slouch at
front centre of the gym floor to fully absorb
the show.
Those behind attempted to register a
protest, but he was too much into his own
trip. He played it 'cool' and paid them no
attention whatsoever. Emotions which were
already st/ung tight by the atmosphere
came to a breaking point. A fellow from
behind rose up to register his protest
physically. A hefty shove from behind
flattened the greaser. The fight was on.
After a brief skirmish the hapless greaser
was put into a head lock and then hauled off
by four or five of the crowd.
Meanwhile the show rolled on without the
slightest pause. It was a bit incongruous that
the   fight   broke   out   during   the   song
Two girls in bobby socks, calf-length
skirts and school sweaters made the
scene, putting on their own show at
centre floor. Lipstick was vigorously applied to recreate those nervous high
school days.
Some rather nice effects were achieved as
the arcs of unravelling TP streamed across
War Memorial Gym. The crowd's approval
was registered with several outbreaks of
spontaneous applause.
It was unfortunate that the crowd had not
come better prepared. We had to make do
with less than a half dozen rolls of TP. The
few that were there did, however, make
their rounds as the crowd pitched in to keep
the streamers going.
The     audience's     attire     was     un-
Silhouettes on the Shade. The violence
passed and soon we were all absorbed by the
music once again.
ShaNaNa's show is a self-conscious
revival of the old sights and sounds. Their
underlying professionalism as. musicians
guarantees an enjoyable evening. What sets
them apart is their ability to exploit the past
with just the right amount of mockery.
They parody the styles of the past. It is
always good for a belly laugh to see those
big   hulking   fellows   clasping   hands
Sha Na Na ... jiving
prayerfully for a song like Tell Laura I Love
One of the finest actors in the group is the
bass singer. He is a skinny fellow who
himself. I would say that he has gone one up
"on Elvis.
There was a brief interlude during the
concert while a farce was made of American
Bandstand. A dance contest was declared,
and three members of ShaNaNa went out
into the audience to find dance partners for
this skit. I am happy to report that dance
couple number three won.
All the old songs passed by in smooth
review. It was a good feeling to hear them
again: Blue Moon, My Little Run-around,
Breaking up is Hard to Do, Your Sixteenth
Birthday, and of course, ShaNaNa.
The evening was a magic moment that
lasted for an all too brief hour. Almost
everyone went away feeling content with all
those old songs running around inside them
once again.
That is almost everyone. A few of those
more serious music lovers — those who had
come dressed de rigeur with their black
leather jackets and chains — insisted on
getting their act onto the stage too before the
evening was over. A brief tussle broke out as
red-jacketed engineers swarmed around the
stage area to protect it from these would-be
Despite the brief flareup, the evening
ended calmly. The audience, which had
All the old songs passed by in smooth
review. It was a good feeling to hear
them again: Blue Moon, My Little Run-
around, Breaking up is Hard to Do, and
of course, ShaNaNa.
dresses up as a New York city tough with a been so keyed up when ShaNaNa came on,
luxuriant ducktail, black T-shirt and tight was placid and satisfied as it drifted out of
black pants — which of course ended a good the gym on its way home,
three inches above the ankles. It was a good concert.
He has perfected the image of the skinny
tough who has an irrepressible urge to act
tough while staying alive by virtue of his
lightness of foot When the show began, he
came prancing onto stage flexing his
hopelessly inadequate biceps while arching
his eyebrows for approval.
One of his finest moments came at the
conclusion of a song early in the concert.
Just as the music stopped he gave a good
long throat clearing — at full volume over
the sound system. It was only too easy to
imagine that great juicy wad of spit that he
had prepared. Silence. There is a long pause
on stage while he menacingly eyes another
The audience is deadly quiet. This ponderous wait^is broken when the fellow
calmly lets fly the spit. This is the epitome of
the 'cool' insult of the fifties. We are treated
to the sight of moist spit slowly dribbling
down the face of the offended greaser. Our
hero, the skinny punk, gingerly dances out
of range of the enraged tough. . . . And the
show rolls on.
The group has several exceptional performers. The sax player, a huge burly
fellow, did an excellent job. His playing was
bright, crisp and throaty. There was a
pianist in the group worthy of Jerry Lee
Lewis. The fellow had all the skill and flair
of Lewis himself. During the Lewis song
Whole Lptta Shakin' he managed to play a
glissando with a fast flick of a foot down the
keyboard. Excellent.
The guitarists added to the effects by
carrying their guitars slung down in an
exaggeratedly low posture. The lead
guitarist had a nice trick of sliding down on
his knees to work through those exceptionally intense passages.
One of the performers did an imitation of
Elvis. He did a fair imitation of Elvis' famed
pelvic motions with a rendition of the song
You Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog. It was
when he turned around to give his fanny a
chance to get into the act that he excelled Sha Na Na ... crooning
Friday,  November 29,  1974
Page Fridav   7 anarchismanarchismanarchismanarchismanarchismanarc^
Spanish socialist tradition told
Black Rose Books is not one of
the larger Canadian publishing
houses. They are small and deal in
left-wing literature. One of their
latest books is The Anarchist
Sam Dolgoff has brought
together from many sources the
details of the impact of a socialist
revolution in Spain during the late
Everyone knows the superficial
facts about Spain at that time. The
The Anarchist Collectives,
Edited by Sam Dolgoff,
Black Rose Boohs, 1974
revolution while the civil war
The bureaucrats of Spain
struggled to prolong the civil war
to give them time to suppress the
social revolution under the pretext
of a need for social unity in the face
of "the real enemy," the generals
led by Franco.
The other socialists took varying
paths. Some sought only to increase their influence. Some fell to
the arguments of the governmental
bureaucrats and worked to quiet
the ferment of revolution. Others
were only puppets to strategies
made in party meetings held far
from Spain's shores.
It is within this complicated
picture that the experiments with
loyal republicans valiantly
struggled to defend their country
against the generals' coup led by
What people do not know is what
precisely were the revolutionary
ideals that lay behind the ferment
in Spain that finally led to the
tragic outbreak of fighting between
the various factions. The right,
with Franco as its exponent, was
brought to intervene with force by
the wild oscillations between left
and right that were going on in the
government. Their fear of the left
made them break the social
balance and precipitate the civil
war. Opposed to them were a
variety of leftists, with the anarchists predominating.
In the introduction by Murray
Bookchin and the initial chapter by
Sam Dolgoff, a brief sketch of
where the anarchist ideals found
their roots in Spain and how they
grew to maturity is provided.
The division between the ranks
of socialists occurred at the Hague
Congress of the International
Working Men's Association in
September 1872. The anarchists
were under the influence of
Bakunin and the other socialists
were under that of Marx. At this
Congress, political maneuvering
by Marx resulted in Bakunin's
being expelled, along with some
workers' delegations. Soon afterwards the Spanish Federations
also withdrew, and the association
between the Spanish workers and
anarchism was established.
When the civil war broke out
there were two parties on the left,
the anarchist CNT and the socialist
UGT. The division in their ranks
still reflected the schism of the
Hague Congress. Each had over a
million members.
It was the CNT that made the
first efforts to defeat the generals'
coup. The government was
paralyzed. The CNT militants in
Barcelona seized weapons and,
aided by some loyal police, were
able to defeat the army troops. The
inspiration of this action as well as
the assistance of tens of thousands
of armed workers streaming out of
Barcelona on commandeered
trucks enabled other centres in
Spain to thrust back the military
forces. Two-thirds of Spain was
freed. They called themselves
"loyalist Spain," and the civil war
The complications of the
struggle were immense. The
revolutionaries needed the cover of
being loyal to the republic in order
to get what aid they could from
foreign nations. Within this facade
of a republic, vigorous attempts
were made by the anarchists to
promote a thorough-going social
anarchist collectives occurred.
Dolgoff brings together selections
from a wide variety of anarchist
writers in order to present as
complete an account as is possible.
Some selections give personal
experiences, some are theoretical
works written at the time to guide"
action, and some are critical works
written many years after the
event. Each adds insight to the
The one point that this book
. makes — very carefully and forcefully — is that the collectives
were successful. Despite the difficulties of war time, millions of
people were able to reorganize the
traditional social structures on
wholly different lines.
The very best success story is
that of the Barcelona workers.
They had to convert factories
devoted to the textile industry into
war munitions and armaments.
They succeeded, Franco had
seized war production facilities of
Spain, but the workers of Barcelona, under workers' self-
management, were able to create
within a matter of weeks a war
industry to counter Franco's.
Large sections of the book are
devoted to relating the changes in
the countryside. The beneficial
effect of releasing latent social
energy is well-documented. A
description of new techniques, new
programs, and the resultant
production increases  are  given.
(Even failure is noted, for there
was a drought in one region, but
with the new social structure
assistance to the stricken region
was quick and famine was
The most noteworthy aspect of
the social revolution in Spain was
its emphasis on libertarianism, the
rights and the freedoms of the
individual. The collectivists were
careful to respect the rights of any
individual who refused to join the
For people interested in social
alternatives and socialist
ideologies, this book is a good introduction to information which
has been ignored by most writers,
both of the fight and of the left.
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Press Porcepic edition.
Garnet is a scribbler (you could
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overwhelming  topic  is   sexual
by Eldon Garnet,
Press Porcepic, $3.95.
fantasy of the most inane variety.
He tells us how he'd like to "rape
ugly women," "carve my name
into smooth cheeks," fuck the sky,
fuck dogs, etc. etc. A strong
current of sadistic aggression runs
through this tasteless, talentless
Presumably Garnet imagines he
is shocking us with his lurid confessions, but he's just boring.
There's no erotic power in his
writing, not even any of the wit of
graffiti. Just poems like How Her
Hymen Split, which goes:
how her hymen split
like a ripe pea pod
at that first touch
of masculinity
blood like fresh peas
rolling down her firm legs
this on our first date
our first midnight kiss.
So what does this amount to?
That Garnet is the greatest stud of
them all? Surely the lines in this
book express a kind of emotional
fascism, in which women are
dehumanized objects to be used,
aggressively broken, boasted
Badly written, trivial, nasty.
That's Angel.
Peach Melba is a total steal from
Richard Brautigan, but does it
really matter?
The book begins with a color
photograph of a peach melba and
goes on to tell a whimsical surreal
Peach Melba,
by Matt Cohen,
Coach House Press 1974.
fable — part poetry and part prose
— narrated anonymously to a
shadowy girl.
The style is like so:
"You say you care for me. The
air between us turns into ozone. As
we fry with desire the goats chase
each other outside the window.
Comparisons are odious, you say.
The  goats agree.   They find   us
hairless and ugly. They think we
might be happy if we smelled
more. They advise us to quit
wasting our pee on the ground."
Ultimately it's the record of a
love affair. To try and solemnly
review it would defeat the purpose
of the book, which can be read in
about half-an-hour. Basically it's
fun, flavored with sad surreal
romanticism. If you like this kind
of thing you'll love it, though
personally I wouldn't be inclined to
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pay much more than 95 cents for
the paperback.
Incidentally Cohen —no relation
to Lennie — is a home grown
Canadian novelist with five books
under his belt. I think that entitles
him to indulge his talents this way
once in a while, but the instant
success that a book like this could
easily have, might damage a
potentially promising career.
Canada needs good novelists and it
would be a pity if Cohen exhausted
his energies on instant whimsy.
Meanwhile, a trembling hand of
Vincent Price in
Theatre of Blood
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Cyril defends status quo
in besieged ivory tower
The important thing to
remember when reading Cyril
Belshaw's book Towers Besieged is
that he wants a seat on the UBC
board of governors.
It is important because Belshaw
— one of 10 nominees contesting
two faculty positions on the board
in the Dec.  4 election —  could
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become one of 15 members who
will have final say over UBC policy
and direction.
Belshaw, who quit as anthropology-sociology department
head last June amid charges of
autocratic tendencies — most
notably his action in 1971 of overriding a departmental committee's
decision to give tenure to two
assistant sociology professors —
calls for development of the
university's  status   as   an   in-
"The third purpose of a
university is the development of
the powers of judgment: scientific,
esthetic and moral.
But Belshaw maintains
universities should not serve as
sources of authority for particular
"The only field of judgment in
which the university has the right
to speak with authority — and that
open to challenge — is in the
elucidation, defence and operation
of its own central values," he
contends.  "Apart from this,  the
university does not establish or
legitimize dogma. It is not a church
seeking out heretics."
He claims that endorsing particular judgments would deny the.
university's central  purpose and
inhibit the questioning important
for creative growth.
"It is generally accepted that
scientific systems grow with
questioning and challenging. It is
more difficult for some members
of the public to accept that the
same principle holds true for
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is essentially pragmatic and
somewhat instrumental — that I
deal in checks and balances, not in
extremes or absolutes."
This is how Belshaw describes
his solution to the increased outside pressures on universities and
the growing strain on their
traditional stance as unique entities, incomparable to other
higher learning institutes and
independent of public political
But Belshaw's checks and
balances, intended to offset internal and external manipulation
of the goals of the "creative"
university, are designed to do little
more than preserve the status quo
at the expense of current trends
toward democratization.
Creative universities, Belshaw
explains, must fulfill three specific
"The essential teaching
requirement is that a university,
above all other institutions,
engenders in its. members,
students and faculty alike, an
ability to ask and formulate
questions linked with generalized
knowledge, and to use evidence,
logic and intuitive judgment to
provide answers," Belshaw writes.
The second objective, he continues, is to expand cultural
resources in the broad anthropological sense — involving
"the totality of knowledge and
ideas, values and institutionally
expressed modes of behavior, as
well as the material paraphernalia
upon which activity is based.
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Belshaw attacks 60s activists
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esthetic, moral and even political
While schools and institutions
are legitimate institutions for a
deliberate socialization process,
universities are not, Belshaw says.
Also included in the list is the
assumption that students are
adults, Belshaw says.
But Belshaw says this does not
mean students should be treated as
adults or take part in deciding
university affairs because
charging secondary education
leaves many students ill-prepared
for adult responsibilities.
He agrees students have a
viewpoint about university values,
important to the university, which
they need to express in a serious
context, but he denies this implies
a voice or control in government.
He also agrees student participation at all levels of university
government is one of the best ways
students can learn to test the
practical implications of university values.
He says such experience can
touch only a small proportion of the
students, although he concedes it
will provide more experienced
people who will eventually take
their places among the alumni.
"But none of this implies parity
or student control: indeed it implies the reverse, that student
participation, while responsible, is
a part of learning," Belshaw says.
"Against this position is the
unfortunate fact that many of the
most influential student leaders
recently have shown an arrogant
ignore of university values/ a
situation which can be corrected
and controlled by their fellow
students as much as anybody.
"Worse, some have deliberately
set out to use the university for
political ends, to manipulate,
capture and even destroy it. No
university can tolerate this and
"This is not in itself an argument
against student participation," he
explains. "But rather a warning
that such participation can under
some circumstances involve
painful and disruptive battles,
which must however be faced up to
and won."
Belshaw says students, like the
alumni and laymen, would best
serve the university on significant
advisory bodies in which their
opinions and the spectrum of
society can be better represented.
"But it is most important that
the advisory function be kept to a
real two-way communication and
to advice; and that this not be
confused with ultimate decision,"
he says. "Such bodies can and do
give wrong advice, incompatible
with university values."
He adopts a similar argument,
while claiming the university must
be governed by academics, to
refute calls for unfettered
democratization at the departmental level.
"Of recent years, with the
growth of experience, it has
become clear that the contemporary environment produces
weaknesses and stresses in the
democratic approach which were
not summarized by its more
idealistic early proponents,"
Belshaw says.
According to Belshaw,
"democratic tyranny" is harder to
get rid of than authoritarian or
bureaucratic tyranny.
"The mere possibility of this
occurring is enough to justify
checks and balances. I would
argue that the more the department uses democratic modes, the
more important it is that the
chairman be a head with powers to
intervene and countermand unjust
and tyrannical positions, and, as
we shall see, to hold up those
decisions which go contrary to the
maintenance of university views
and standards."
While admitting he is warning of
the extremes to which universities
can fall prey to, Belshaw nevertheless equates those extremes
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Panel agrees
Third World
needs change
There must be major changes in
the way Third World countries are
being developed, a panel of experts
concluded here Thursday.
UBC planner Doug Webster told
about 50 people at International
House that many plans drawn up
for Third World nations are "often
more a fantasy than a reality."
He said these plans must be
drawn up in order to obtain funding
from international agencies such
as the International Monetary
"Often the real planners are the
international corporations,"
Webster said.
In the past, plans were made
simply to "facilitate the movement
of resources from these countries
to the mother country," he said.
Then, in the later neo-colonial
phase, more emphasis was placed
on industrialization and urbanization.
"This planted the seeds of its
own destruction," Webster said.
Third World development has
moved into a new phase where
emphasis is placed on training
people in Third World countries to
carry out the tasks which in the
past have been handled by people
from developed countries, he said.
"The problems faced by planners in the Third World today are
almost overwhelming," Webster
UBC sociology prof Blanca
Muratorio spoke of development in
South America, and in particular
the problem of the "marginal
population" in these countries.
"Marginal populations are
underemployed in order to sustain
the position of the bourgeoisie,"
she said.
Muratorio said she opposes
population control programs
unless they are accompanied by
major changes in the structure of
A sudden drop in the rate of
population growth under present
conditions would in time create a
population of aged people unable to
take care of itself, she said.
UBC anthropology prof Bob
Anderson said his experience in
Bangladesh with aid programs is
an example of problems which face
developing countries.
Anderson said corruption among
government workers in
Bangladesh has impeded the
construction of wells for drinking
water for people in a densely
populated area of that country.
Anderson said international aid
agencies spend millions of dollars
on pumps and pipes for wells,
which they are powerless to
prevent from being sold on the
black market.
All three panel members said the
current state of development in the
Third World is very poor and that
only major changes in the current
modes of development can improve the situation.
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At women's meet
Discussion nil
After asking interested people to
come to a meeting noon Thursday
to discuss international Women's
year, women's dean Margaret
Fulton spoke for 50 minutes of the
meeting and left 10 more for
She told the 100 people at the
meeting that funding of the
project, running throughout 1975,
will be a problem.
She said that of the $5 million the
federal government has granted to
the U.N.-sponsored project, $2.5
million will be spent on conferences, $500,000 on advertising
and $2 million will be divided
regionally throughout Canada for
But Fulton said she doesn't think
UBC will get any money because
between 100 and 150 women's
groups in the B.C.-Yukon district
are applying for funds.
The B.C. government also has
agreed to back projects, said
Fulton, but "all efforts to get
money for university women's
projects have been met by a
resounding, dull thud."
She said administration
president Walter Gage has increased her office's budget to allow
for increased mailing and advertising and she urged members
of the audience to use individual
faculty budgets and resources in
their projects.
As an example, she described the
anthropology-sociology department's workshop on women in
Indian to be held in January.
"We will have a lovely curried
lunch," which promises to be
special, she said, adding that three
women from India will join anthropology professor Brenda Beck
in discussing the topic.
Fulton said her office has asked
author Doris Lessing to visit
campus during 1975, but Lessing
replied, according to a letter read
at the meeting,,that she would love
to come but had previous commitments.
The dean of women said the
major project on campus is to
create a women's pavilion.
"It will be a demountable,
recyclable, Buckminster Fuller-
type dome — a very avant garde
type of structure.
"It will be a building designed by
women, built by women and the
programs in the pavilion will be
palnned by women."
She said the community must be
made aware that "the real
resource centre for women's
studies is the.university."
But during the question period
after Fulton's talk, an unidentified
student said the accredited, interdisciplinary women's studies
program at UBC may cease to
exist in the middle of International
Women's Year because of lack of
The program, which started in
1973-74,, doesn't have its own
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In right wing Chile
Fight continues
The struggle against the right
wing government in Chile is
continuing despite repression of
the left wing, a South American
Marxist leader said Thursday.
Speaking through an interpreter,
Peruvian revolutionary Hugo
Blanco said most revolutionaries
believe in taking power through
guerilla movements or through the
"We belong to the current of
people who believe in the Latin
American people," Blanco said.
"We know that our task as
revolutionaries is not to replace
these people."
The Allende government in Chile
"was elected as a result of an
upsurge of the Chilean workers,"
Bianco said.
"The capitalist boycott of Chile
began the moment Allende was
elected," Blanco said. "It served to
undermine the economy of Chile."
He said that during a strike by
the owners of Chilean buses and
trucks,"the Chilean working class
showed that Chile could exist
without capitalists or merchants.
This made the capitalists
The capitalists joined up in a
limited way with the Allende
government, but only for self-
serving purposes, he said.
By  1973 Chile was  in a  deep
economic crisis. "This crisis was
provoked by the imperialists,"
Blanco said, "but it was not
Blanco said the repression of the
Chilean working class by the army
began while Allende was still in
power. "This produced the
demoralisation of the working
Finally, the army took power in
the coup of September 11, 1973.
"The resistance of the Chilean
people to the coup was heroic,"
Blanco said. "But the lack of
organization meant this resistance
was crushed bloodily."
"The hatred of the military junta
has grown in Chile," he said. But
the military will hold power for
some time because the Chilean
people "feel a tremendous terror of
the regime."
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into three separate meetings.
Meetings for government representatives and nongovernmental organizations accredited to the United Nations,
including architects associations
and town planners, would draw a
total of 10,000 registered guests.
The third meeting, the settlements forum, would include
those seeking discussion of the
issues who do not belong to
"We have no idea how many will
attend (the third meeting)," Myer
Plans have been drawn up for
housing the registered guests but
"there are no firm plans in relation
to this particular conference,"
Myers said.
The source reporting an invasion
of 10,000 "street people" said
planning for the conference is
"way behind and disorganized."
He said a lack of planning for the
"street people" would probably
"turn Jericho Park into a tent
city." "Remember the battle of
Jericho Park five years ago?"
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Pag* 23
Pit's guest limit
passes AMS council
Alma Mater Society councillors
brought their internecine feuding
to the people Thursday in a well-
attended meeting in the SUB
conversation pit.
During the two-hour meeting,
students drifted in and out of the
area as councillors called each
other liars, passed motions, heard
reports and were interrupted by
the occasional hoot or howl and a
remote-controlled carpet sweeper
buzzing around the audience and
Councillors approved a SUB
management committee recommendation that guest passes to the
Pit be limited.
Councillors agreed that 75 guest
passes will be sold for Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings and that they will be
sold a week in advance at 50 cents
The motion also limits each
student to one guest.
Students who want to buy a guest
pass can do so from 8:30 a.m. to 4
- p.m. Monday to Friday in the co-op
bookstore in the basement of SUB.
They must have a student card.
Committee members hope to
eliminate guests who take up
students' seats and to prevent
underage drinkers who claim they
have lost their student card and get
signed in as guests.
Councillors defeated a motion
passed at the recent National
Union of Students meeting in
Saskatoon, Sask., which would
have increased the fee a student
society would have to pay to belong
to the union.
The motion, asking the annual
membership fee be increased to $1
a student from 30 cents, was
unanimously defeated.
A motion that the union seek
standardization of federal financing of post-secondary education
was also defeated.
"This could very well mean
higher fees for B.C. and lower ones
for Ontario," said grad rep David
"I think the way it is now is
"It's good for Ontario with their
high fees that they have B.C.
around to see low fees," he said.
"If we pass this motion, it might
well be that B.C. won't be around
as an example."
But council passed a motion
asking the federal government to
increase student aid by grants, not
"If the government were to
accept this idea, a university
education would become much
more accessible," said Steve
Mochnacki, grad student
association president.
"Education in the university
should be a right to anyone who
Councillors also agreed the union
should ask the federal government
to provide Canada Student Loans
to part-time students.
Before the motion was passed,
AMS president Gordon Blankstein
told councillors this motion could
hurt the provincial government
program in B.C.
"We have the best loan program
in Canada," he said. "Ontario may
get a better break than they have
up to now, but it might get worse in
Council's decisions now will be
sent to the NUS executive in Ottawa.
NUS motions only become policy
after a majority of the student
councils of member universities
have passed the motions.
Councillors also agreed that the
AMS shouldn't sponsor housing
projects on the University Endowment Lands until a student
referendum on the future of the
UEL is held.
AMS vice-president Robbie
Smith is heading a group which is
applying   for   $5   million   for   a
student housing projects
Councillors voted to send a letter
to the board of governors asking it
to reconsider a library-sponsored
plan to construct a library
processing centre to the northwest
of SUB.
"Council feels its current
position of reacting to already
formulated plans for the university
environment is at least unfortunate
and definitely unnecessary," says
the letter.
"Problems of this nature would
not occur in future if there was
recognition of the fact that
students have a concern for the
design of their environment."
A budget review committee was
established to investigate funding
weekly newsletters which would be
published by undergraduate
The committee will consist of
AMS treasurer Dave Theessen,
Ubyssey editor Lesley Krueger
and a finance committee member
yet to be appointed.
We invite undergraduates from the following disciplines to discuss summer
employment opportunities with us.
1. Chemical/Mechanical/Electrical/Civil Engineering
2. Engineering Physics
3. Chemistry
A wide variety of positions are available within our Pulp and Paper Group for those
students interested in pursuing careers within the Forest Products Industry. These are
excellent training positions and will provide the students with valuable exposure to many
phases of the  industry.  Locations include Vancouver, Powell River, Port Alberni and
We are looking forward to discussing your future with you.
Interviews will be held at the Campus Placement Office on December 4th
and 5th, 1974. Please make your appointments NOW.
Sure, you've heard it all before. So often, in fact,
that you've probably become oblivious to the
message. But the truth is, drinking and driving is still
a deadly combination.
So, don't do it. Take a bus. Call a cab. Or walk.
Because even though you may be oblivious to the
message ... you can't be oblivious to the results.
Friday,  November 29,   1974
Hot flashes
Flash Gordon
flitks here
The final two chapters of an
original Flash Gordon serial,
Space Soldiers Conquer the
Universe, will be shown free
Thursday at noon in the SUB
The movie should not be
confused with the Flesh Gordon
parody now showing downtown,
which, of course, says it is not to
be confused with the original
Flash Gordon, which, of course, is
what's showing in SUB.
The final two chapters are the
last of the series that have been
shown one at a time at the filmsoc
weekend SUB movies which wrap
up this weekend.
The two concluding segments
will only be shown the one time.
Arts safe
The World University Service
will hold a sale of crafts from
Third World countries next
Monday to Friday in SUB,
offering a wide selection of
handiwork from different parts of
the world.
Proceeds from the sale will go
to support the co-ops that
produce the crafts.
The concluding film in this
week's series of Third
World-related films is
Costa-Gavras' "State of Seige".
Showtime tonight in Hebb
Theatre is 7:30 p.m.
UBC would-be actors, singers
and dancers are invited to
audition    for    Youth    Theatre
Company's production of the
"Wizard of Oz".
Auditions for the musical will
be held on Sunday, December 1,
from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the New
Marpole Community Theatre, 990
West Fifty-ninth at Oak.
Required are tall and short
singers and dancers for the chorus
as well as singing and non-singing
leads. Dancing auditions will be
held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
For more information contact
Carolee Piercy at 985-2737.
A federal economic policy
expert will give the only
December speech Monday of the
Westwater lecture series at the
Vancouver art gallery.
Tom Kent, now president of
the Cape Breton Development
Corp., a federal Crown
corporation to diversify the Cape
Breton economy, was previously
deputy minister involved in the
creation of the federal manpower
and immigration and regional
economic expansion departments.
Kent will examine regional
issues in Canadian policy-making
and make suggestions about
policy directions. His lecture
begins at 8 p.m.
Anyone interested in special
education is invited to attend a
meeting Wednesday of the
Student Council for Exceptional
Children. The SCEC works with
handicapped children and works
for legislation giving all children
equal rights in education.
The meeting will be held at
noon  in Scarfe (education)  201.
%<o>* A*'*"*
'Tween classes
Heward     Graffety,     M.P.,     speaks,
noon, SUB 211.
Meeting,      noon,      upper      lounge
International House.
General meeting, noon, SUB  105B.
Play      reading      of     Aristophanes'
Thesmophoriazusae,        8        p.m.,
Buchanan penthouse.
General meeting, noon, SUB 215.
Fellowship    meeting,    all   welcome,
7:30 p.m. Haida lounge.
An   evening   of   opera   directed   by
French Tickner,  8  p.m.  Friday and
Saturday, old auditorium.
Auditions     for      Georg     Buchner's
Woyzeck,   M.A.   thesis   production,
noon  to  2:30  p.m. Friday, Monday
and   Tuesday,   Freddy   Wood   room
Theological     rap     group,     3     p.m.,
Lutheran Campus centre.
Live     broadcast      of     Thunderbird
hockey   game   from   Saskatchewan.
Refreshments   served,   SUB   205,   6
p.m. to 9 p.m.
Christmas crafts fair with pottery,
macrame, batik, spinning
demonstrations, 2:30 to 7:30
p.m.. International House.
Film, From the Ashes and supper, 5
p.m., Lutheran campus centre.
Practice, 7 p.m., SUB party room.
Flora MacDonald, M.P., speaks
about Indian land claims, noon, law
library reading room.
Film:      Meet    The     Mormons.     All
invited, noon, Anqus 412.
Three one-act plays, admission
free, 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday,
Freddy Wood.
Free aid to students, staff, faculty,
noon to 2:30 p.m., SUB 234.
Meeting to support continuation of
women's studies program, noon,
Mildred Brock lounge.
General meeting, noon, SUB 213.
The Voluntary Services
Organization of the UBC health
sciences centre will host a general
and board meeting Thursday
where guest speaker Tom Bulman
of the Pastoral Institute of B.C.
will talk about training volunteers
for conversational contact with
The meeting begins at 10:30
a.m. in room two NAB of the
psychiatric hospital, 2255
Wesbrook. Refreshments will be
Heward Graffety, Tory MP
for Brome-Mississigua and a
possible leadership candidate for
the federal Progressive
Conservative party, will speak
today at noon in SUB 211.
Another likely Tory leadership
candidate, Flora MacDonald, M.P.
for Kingston and the Islands, will
speak Monday at noon in the law
building reading room on Indian
land claims.
The meetings are sponsored by
the Progressive Conservative
Student Federation.
The Co-operative Campus
Christian Ministry will hold its
Western Canada conference Dec.
28 to Jan. 1 at the Lutheran
campus centre.
The conference will examine
political concepts and lifestyle
concepts in relation to the Biblical
world view. For registration
phone 224-3722.
International House sponsors a
Christmas craft fair this Sunday.
A clown will dance among the
pottery and international foods
will be served.
Admission is 25 cents for the
fair, between 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Beginning Advent Service Film:
FROM THE ASHES     with Elie Wiesel
DINNER 5:00 P.M.
Western Canada Christmas Conference
DEC. 28-JAN. 1
7b Register come to the Lutheran Campus Centre
Seoson's Greetings
from the
the helpful bank
Dave Stewart — Manager
Cheryle Maggot. — Loans
10th at Sasamat
Any rooms available for the Spring Term will be
offered to those on the Spring Residence Waiting List
on December 9 at 12:30 p.m. at the Housing Office.
Those interested must be ready to pay the spring fees
immediately. Room assignments will take effect
January 5, 1975.
Office of the Director
November 1974 of Residences '
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Commercial — 3 lines, 1 day $1.80; additional lines
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Classified ads are not accepted by telephone and are payable in
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Publications Office, Room 241, S.U.B., UBC, Van. 8, B.C.
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Nov. 29 featuring "The New Rebels"
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Club.  Admission. $1.75.
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Both courses commence Jan. llth &
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ROUTP (Reserve Officer University
Training Plan) has summer employment and travel opportunities for undergrads who possess high qualities of
character and leadership. For further
information phone 666-3272 or visit
HiWCS Discovery (Stanley Park) any
Tuesday or Thursday evening, 7:30-
10:00   p.m.
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Page 25
Esalen psychotherapist
lauds group gropes
"My goal as a psychotherapist is
to help create conditions which
make it easier for you, the patient,
to be honest with yourself, aware of
yourself and others, to take
responsibility for yourself and to
realize that your life is your
These are the words of Dr. Bill
Schutz, one of the founders and
leaders of the human potential
movement, which translates as
encounter groups . . . group
"Grope therapy? You're exactly
right," he said in an interview
Thursday. "A lot of what goes on is
we grope around,"
"On a certain level, there is so
much unexplored territory between people," he said.
But before the participant enters
the group, he has to be aware of the
perspectives he should be taking.
There are three of them: choice,
truth and awareness.
"The first thing is choice," he
said. "To be aware that you're
choosing everything that's happening to you in this group."
The second is truth. "Not lying is
hard to do because we're all
brought up to be liars," Schutz
said. "Much harder than that is to
know what is the truth."
An example of not believing in
truth, and of missing the third
perspective of awareness, is what
Schutz terms "the Watergate
"(Former U.S. attorney general
John) Mitchell is the perfect
example of lack of awareness . . .
'do it but don't talk to me about
it,' " he said.
Schutz said the traditional role of
the psychotherapist is one where
the therapist "knows" what's
wrong with you. "When we talk
aboutencounter, we get below, in a
sense of depth where superficial is
As for the current state of
psychotherapy, Schutz said he
doesn't know just what its position
is. "The methods that I think are
promising seem far more widely
used now than 10 years ago.
"These new methods — body
oriented, non-verbal, fantasy,
eastern, mysticai — are influencing traditional methods in
what seem to me to be valuable
ways," he writes in the Journal of
Contemporary Psychotherapy.
Schutz admits encounter or
group therapy has religious
overtones but says it differs from
religion. "We get right to what's
happening," he said.
That process is something
beneficial to both the group
members and "leader." "If it
didn't help us it would be like a
chore . . . like going to work," he
Schutz said he began his career
as a teacher and researcher. "One
thing I'm sorry I didn't get is more
training in anatomy and biology,"
he said. "I was militantly a social
scientist rather than a biological
scientist, while a graduate
Now, he writes, he looks upon the
way he does psychotherapy as
continuous with the way he lives.
"Psychotherapy is a procedure for
realizing a person's full potential.
So is life."
"The encounter principles of
honesty, responsibility and
awareness apply equally to
psychotherapy and to everyday
living," he writes.
When asked about the future role
of psychotherapy as a profession,
Schutz says his predictions" are
"primarily either wishes or fears
that I meet by anticipating the
But anticipation is not the wisest
choice for group therapy. "If you
anticipate the worst, you get the
ability to be unhappy twice."
Schutz said the anticipator is
first faced with the chance to be
unhappy with his anticipations
and, if they are realized, the unfortunate result.
"It takes you out of the here and
now," he said. "Anytime you start
worrying about the past or outline
the future you're losing the here
and now."
Schutz is a resident doctor at the
Esalenlnstitute at Big Sur,
California. He said most of the
persons who come to the institute
are "normal neurotics . . . people
like us."
The sessions involve a group of
up to. 30 people whose primary
concern is to be aware of themselves and to tell the truth. "And be
aware of your body," Schutz said.
"The body is the whole key."
"What has been done is the
possibility of touching people has
been introduced."
"In this we touch all the time . . .
wrestle and hug," Schutz's wife
Valerie added. "People that go into
encounter groups are still in a very
normal way."
"Whenever you  introduce  the
idea that it's alright to touch each
other, it tags into something very
deep in people," Schutz said.
"It's entirely voluntary. The rest
is up to them whether to continue
or not."
Schutz said members of encounter groups, including the
leader, act out and deal with
themselves . . . they are exposed
and expressed.
One example of this
"movement" within the group is
the women's liberation movement,
Schutz said. "The way I see the
liberation movement is that there
is first a sense of outrage, a sense
of imposition.
"Then there is a lot of blaming
. . . 'men are terrible.' Then it
starts to get productive."
"If you're a man and I say you're
oppressing me then I have to wait
until you change," Valerie Schutz
said. "Somewhere along the line
women have to look into themselves and let it come from
Schutz speaks at 8:30 p.m.
tonight in IRC 2.
Go home
by bus
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You have a break coming up. And you're probably
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money — forget about any hassle — and hop a
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The service is super. And so is the comfort.
If the bus is full, an extra bus will be added.
Luggage space? Lots.
Get together with the folks at home.
Go by bus — with us.
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Friday,   November   29,   1974
Big weekend bockey games
"These two are big games for us.
If we win them both we'll be
exactly where I thought we'd be at
Christmas — right in the middle of
So says hockey coach Bob
Hindmarch on the 'Birds two-game
series against the University of
Saskatchewan Huskies in
Saskatoon, tonight and Saturday.
He is right about the games
being big ones. The 'Birds,
currently in third place in Canada
West University Athletic
Association standings, badly need
two wins  against Saskatchewan.
The 'Birds are winless in their
last four games, their last wins
coming against this same Huskie
squad three weeks ago.
What would bother a coach is the
attitude most teams would develop
over a minor slump like the one the
'Birds are in now.
But Hindmarch is confident the
team can come away with both the
"Our attitude isn't that we're
winless in four games, but that the
last time we lost was against
Edmonton last Saturday. We
played well in our tie with Calgary,
so we're not worrying about our
attitude at this point."
Basketball during Yule
The Thunderbirds have a full holiday schedule.
They play in Victoria tonight and Saturday, at home
against Western Pele AAU of Seattle Dec. 7, at home
against North Shore Mountaineers Dec. 21, in Victoria for the Viking Tournament Dec. 27-28, and at
home against the University of Regina Jan. 3-4.
"We'll use the exhibition games to perfect things
we try to do now, rather than experimenting," said
coach Peter Mullins. "There are too many areas that
need practice to allow the luxury of trying new
The tournament in Victoria will feature the 'Birds,
the UVic Vikings, the Senior A Victoria Scorpions,
and Western Washington State College. UBC meets
the Washington team Friday night.
"We haven't precisely scheduled anything yet,"
said Thunderette coach Susan Evans. "We'll leave it
to the other teams to schedule the games at times
convenient to them. But we'll definitely be playing."
The Thunderettes lost a game to the Vancouver
Buzz Bombs Tuesday, 47-44. It had to rank as an
upset, but Evans wasn't worried about the result.
"The loss should have a good effect on the team. It
shocked us a little, but now we'll really be up for the
games against Victoria this weekend," she said.
The Thunderettes are playing in Victoria against
the Vikettes tonight and Saturday.
The team seems to be a lot
healthier now than in the last
couple of games.
In preparation for tonight's
game, Hindmarch has shuffled his
lines around a bit.
Gerry Bond, on the strength of
his two goal performance last
weekend, will be on the starting
line with Bill Ennos and Bob
Brian Penrose will be moved
from defence to right-wing on a
line with Brian DeBiasio and Sean
Boyd to provide some muscle. The
Osaki-Moyls-Davis line remains
On defence, Wayne Hendrey will
be paired with Bruce Brill while
John Jordan will be with Rod Hare.
Interested fans can listen to the
games live on campus radio CITR
at 6:00 PM tonight and Saturday in
SUB 205.
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Timbuktu over CIAU: says SFU
"If I had the money, I'd rather go
to Timbuktu to play a good team,"
said Simon Fraser University
soccer coach John Buchanan.
Commenting on the national
championships which UBC won
earlier this month, he said it is not
Buchanan added that the
Clansmen, who are not affiliated
with the Canadian Intercollegiate
Athletic Union in the first place, do
not particularly want to go to the
C.I.A.U. championships.
Both Buchanan and Joe Johnson,
coach of the 'Birds, do not think the
three day knock-out tournament is
a particularly good way of deciding
the national champion.
However, according to Johnson,
there doesn't seem to be any
financially possible solution to the
There are plans underfoot to
change the Canada West set-up,
Johnson said. They are trying to
have a round-robin tournament,
the teams playing each other
twice, once at home and once
away. The aggregate scores in the
two games would then decide the
winner in each particular series.
However, this brings to mind the
tremendous amount of money that
is needed to fly the teams in between Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, and Regina.
When asked by the Ubyssey
whether S.F.U., who are left out of
Canada West tournaments, would
like to play more Canadian
university teams, Buchanan said
he is "more interested in soccer
than in politics" and he would prefer to play American teams, if they
had a good team.
Johnson expressed a similar
desire to play Americans,
especially the National Collegiate
Athletic   Association   champions.
Johnson said, "Canadian soccer
needs a booster shot," he feels a
North American game between
U.S. and Canadian collegiate
champions may well be the thing
Canadian soccer needs.
When asked to comment on the
subject of scholarships for soccer
players, Johnson said he does not
think scholarships mean too much.
However, he added he would like
to see some form of assistance for
the players, such as special
treatment in the courses they take.
He thinks extensions in the
players' term paper deadlines or
something along those lines would
help the students.
When asked to comment on the
same topic, Buchanan said his
players are attracted by the S.F.U.
soccer program rather than by
their scholarships.
Buchanan pointed out that most
of his players come from the
S.F.U. area and would have gone to
S.F.U. anyway.
The two Vancouver rivals will
meet Saturday at 2:00 p.m., at
Thunderbird Stadium.
Both coaches said their players
are getting keyed up for the game.
While the Clansmen coach said
the fact UBC are national champions had little influence on his
team, the UBC coach said the
national championship has helped
his team tremendously.
Last weekend, in exibition action
the 'Birds shut out the Olympic
Columbians 5-0.
Johnson said the team is playing
with more confidence since winning the national title.
The next item on his list of future
conquests is to be the first
university team to win the B.C.
Buchanan said his team will play
the 'Birds with "respect and
Both teams have a chance of
topping the league. Both are
reasonably well-placed in the
league, UBC in 3rd and S.F.U. in
fifth, in a league of ten. Both have
games in hand, but as Johnson said
"games in hand don't mean a
thing. "You've got to go out and
win those games."
Whatever   the   outcome   the
Saturday   game   has   every   indication of being a good soccer
' If anyone on campus has one and
' a half hours to spare they can drop
in at the Thunderbird Stadium and
watch the national champions play
their arch-rivals the Cross Town
Gang of S.F.U.
—marise savaria photo
GEORGE RICHEY, right, in recent match against Bill Kullberg of the 	
Palouse Hills Wrestling Buffs is considered a favorite in 198-pound     south todaY t0 face competition from a number of U.S. universities
division at Puget Sound Open. Richey and rest of 'Bird grapplers head      and c°"eges.
Wrestling 'Birds fly south
The Alumni is out and the
Americans are in, as far as
competition for the Thunderbird
wrestling team is concerned
The annual dual meet between
the current varsity 'Birds and their
graduate counterparts has been
put off. Instead the 'Birds turn
south, looking at the first Puget
Sound Open tournament to provide
The Seattle tournament will pit
the 'Birds against the top
university and college teams in the
Pacific Northwest. The University
of Washington Huskies will present
the toughest opposition.
The Richey brothers, George and
Mike, will be leading the UBC
team. Mike was the only 'Bird to
capture a title in the UBC Invitational tournament two weeks
ago. He took the 167 pound division
and will have to be considered one
of the favorites in that class again.
Mike, the current national
champion at 190 pounds, was upset
in the UBC tournament and
finished third.
He placed sixth in the world
The rugby team prepares for its
toughest game of the year, their
^encounter with the ex-Brits at 2:30
p.m. at Arthur Lord Field near
Thunderbird Stadium.
Preston Wiley, the Thunderbird
playmaking whiz, feels the ex-
Brits are a very well rounded team
lead by two strong centres. Wiley
said they play a wider open game
than any other Vancouver club side
but don't throw the ball around as
much as the 'Birds.
Without a doubt this will
probably be the finest rugger on
campus this year, at least until the
UCLA Bruins make their March
championships in August and will
be heading to Cuba shortly for a
tournament. The trip is being
financed by the national team with
the aim of preparing wrestlers for
the upcoming Pan Am games and
the Montreal Olympics.
Bob Laycoe, the Thunderbird
coach, has been named to coach
the Cuba bound delegation.
Heavyweight Kyle Raymond, the
Canadian Greco-Roman champion, will also be making the trip.
Gus Romanelli will be missing
from the 'Bird lineup. He is out for
three to six weeks with a torn
tendon in his arm.
Volleyball action
Some of the top volleyball teams in the north-west United States and
British Columbia are gathering here Saturday for the UBC Men's Invitational Volleyball Tournament.
The 'Birds will be starting with virtually the same team which won
them the Canada West title last February, with the addition of six very
promising rookies. Four of the newcomers played with the B.C.
provincial team last year .Two are from city clubs.
Teams from Washington, Oregon, Vancouver Island and the rest of
B.C. will be starting round-robin play at 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning.
The semi-finals begin at 5:00 p.m. with the finals going at 6:30 in War
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