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Array Vol. LVI, No. 18
OCTOBER 22, 1974
Admin declines tab
The UBC administration will not pick up the
tab if students stop paying for the proposed
indoor pool, deputy president William White
said Monday.
White said there is "no possibility at all
the  administration  would  take  over  the
student share of the pool's estimated $4.5
million cost.
The administration has agreed to pay one
third of the cost while students agreed in a
referendum two years ago to pay another
third. The last portion was to come from other
sources, including the provincial government.
A referendum which would ask students
whether they support cutting off student
funding of the pool is currently stalled in
student court. Referendum proponents say it
is the administration's responsibility to erect
campus buildings.
Student court will meet at noon Thursday to
discuss the wording of the referendum. Alma
Mater Society council decided two weeks ago
the wording could be ambiguous and sent the
matter to the court for a ruling.
White said the administration would not
complete the pool if students backed out
because it lacks the funds and because the
pool was to be a joint student-administration
Asked what the administration would do if
the pool referendum passed and student funds
were cutoff, White said he would not commit
the administration to any course of action.
"We will wait and see what happens, then
go from there," he said.
Alma Mater Society president Gordie
Blankstein said Monday the delay in sending
the pool referendum through student court
could delay the beginning of construction by
as much as one and one-half months.
"Some people have accused us of stalling
See page 2: POOL
used by Thleu
to imprison many of
200,000 political prisoners
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NOT EVEN graduate student representative Stefan Mochnacki can
stand model of tiger cage used to incarcerate political prisoners in
South  Vietnam.  Mockup was displayed Monday by International
—marise savaria photo
Committee to Free South Vietnamese Prisoners from Detention,
Torture and Death in SUB foyer, where Claire Culhane criticized
Ottawa support for the Thieu regime. See story, page 3.
Profs  await food services
Four economics professors
expressed indignation Monday
over the failure of food services to
come up with an adequate reply to
The Ubyssey's charges of an apparent rate-of-increase gap between on- and off-campus prices.
"The Ubyssey has presented a
prima facie case," associate prof
David Donaldson said. "Take the
issue to court and the judge would
say the same thing. It's time to
hear the defence.'
More bag lunches
As part of a continuing series on how to make your own alternative to
food services, The Ubyssey today provides an easy recipe for whole
wheat bread tocarry in your bag lunch. ,.,_.■
This bread is known as Irish Soda Bread although it contains baking
powder rather than straight soda. It has no salt, sugar or shortening and
can also be used as a diet bread.
The ingredients are two cups of whole wheat flour, one cup of white
flour and one-third cup of baking powder, which is actually a combination of soda and cream of tarter.
The dry ingredients are mixed together and enough buttermilk, about
one pint, is added to make the constituency of baking powder biscuits.
The dough is then placed in a greased bread pan and baked in a 300
degree over for one hour and 10 minutes. The extra 10 minutes are
important, so don't forget them.
This bread is great toasted as well as in sandwiches. For a little
variety try taking some alfalfa or bean sprouts in a separate package
and adding to cheese or tomato sandwiches.
Next week a recipe will be provided to use up that leftover half a quart
of buttermilk.
In an interview last Thursday,
both the administration and food
services spokesmen refused to
accept The Ubyssey's interpretation of rising food prices
because they found the argument
"confusing" and did not understand the index constructed to
reflect on-campus food price
.Food services director Robert
Bailey questioned the use of
Statistics Canada figures to
compare on- and off-campus prices
and denied that the conclusion
reached by The Ubyssey — that on-
campus prices are rising at twice
the rate of off-campus prices —
had any validity without any
"verifiable evidence".
Donaldson and assistant prof
Don Paterson submitted a signed
statement to The Ubyssey stating
that it was "not only a false
statement but also an insult" for
food services and the administration to suggest that constructing a representative price
index was beyond the capabilities
of the reporter who handled the
"You're not supposed to come
out with a perfect index," assistant
prof David Dorenfeld said. "There
certainly are shortcomings with
any index. But food services has
not pointed out these shortcomings
attacked figures
nor come up with any alternative
explanation, which is in essence,
no reply at all."
Associate prof Terry Wales said
he could see no reason why the
price indexes cannot be compared,
because in all cases they reflect
prices faced by consumers.
The Ubyssey compared an index
of campus food prices with the
consumer food price index and the
away-from-home (restaurant)
food price index.
'Wales said that a closer
examination could look at either a
regional index for comparison, or a
new index could be constructed for
off-campus prices if the Statistics
Canada figures were considered
not comparable.
Given the data constraints the
reporter had to work with,
Paterson said,The Ubyssey came
up with a perfectly reasonable
argument that deserved attention.
1 "Any student, and especially the
students as a whole, being the
largest constituency, have the
right to raise or question any issue,
and demand not only a reply but an
explanation," he said.
Bailey declined comment last
Thursday about any possible
divergence between on- and off-
campus costs of food service
operations because of "confusion"
surrounding The Ubyssey's
Donaldson said The Ubyssey's
series of articles stated the case
and clearly laid out the argument,
which any reader could follow and
The Ubyssey should demand an
adequate   answer   from   Bailey,
Donaldson said, since the denials
See page 2: BAILEY Page 2
Tuesday, October 22, 1974
Pool costs rise monthly
From page 1
the pool referendum but it is in our best interests to speed things along to cut costs
down," he said.
With construction costs rising at 2-1/2 per
cent per month the longer the delay the more
the pool will cost, he said.
Blankstein reported the total amount spent
so far by the AMS comes to about $55,000, plus
almost $200,000 committed in architect fees.
He said this includes:
o $7,500 for functional programming, to
determine what facilities students want included in the pool design;
o $2,000 for expenses incurred by the
planning and coordinating committee, which
will oversee planning for the pool until it is
completed; »
o $3,000 for the fund raising committee;
o $10,000 for the design services committee,
a subcommittee of the planning and coordinating committee;
o $20,000 for preliminary architect fees;
o $12,500 for other programs.
Blankstein said the AMS has committed the
total architect fees of 4-1/4 per cent of the
estimated $4.5 million total cost of the pool.
He said this $200,000 fee would be billed
even if the pool referendum passed.
NUS to start student aid push
National Union of Students (NUS)
has decided to launch a campus-
directed campaign on student aid
in Canada.
At a three-day conference held in
Saskatoon recently, 60 NUS
delegates discussed the possibility
of a "student campaign" to increase the student loan and grant
ceilings to make a university
education more accessible to the
poor sections of the Canadian
It was decided that this year's
campaign should be more campus
orientated since each institution
would want to handle its campaign
in different ways.
NUS also wants campaigning to
take place on all campuses in
Canada, not just the 23 post-
secondary institutions that belong
to NUS. With a Canada-wide, all-
campus campaign, all students
will benefit and NUS will prove to
be the voice of all students,
delegates decided.
Specific suggestions for the
campaign included informational
pamphlets, posters, public
debates, setting up campus
committees and students' press
Most delegates agreed that there
was a need for a grass roots approach — discovering what the
students felt. And that information
should be exchanged between
campuses on the student aid
campaign and student response.
A lobby campaign conducted in
the past few months by the central
committee of NUS was felt to be
only partially successful. The
lobby consisted of letter writing
New committee
after profs' 'no' vote
A committee looking into
alternatives to faculty unionization
will be struck in the wake of profs'
rejection last week of a faculty
association certification bid,
association treasurer Nick
Omelusik said Monday.
"The committee will probably
look into collective bargaining
methods outside the labor code,
perhaps by modifying the
universities act, or preserving the
status quo," Omelusik said.
Currently faculty bargain through
the association for salaries only.
The association Thursday voted
290 to 228 to remove the  union
Bailey explains
nothing- profs
From page 1
and statements made to the contrary by the administration and
Bailey have not explained
And if the administration and
food services continue to make
statements similar to those made
in reply to The Ubyssey, then "it's
time for the administration to go to
class", Donaldson said.
certification application from
before the B.C. labor relations
board. The vote rejected adding
job conditions to the collective
bargaining with the university.
Both Omelusik and association
president Meredith Kimball attributed rejection of a union to
Kimball said in.a brief interview
her impression was that the
membership felt the executive was
"moving too quickly, and should
investigate   other   alternatives."
Omelusik and Kimball each said
they believe that support for a
union still exists.
"There is still evidence of support for certification," Omewusik
said "Eight hundred fifty membership cards are still uncollected."
Only 40 cards, issued to faculty
members who supported
unionization, have been returned,
he said.
The labor relations board still
has the power to hold a
representation vote on campus.
However, LRB chairman Paul
Weiler said Monday he could not
comment on the likelihood of board
members taking this action.
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and presenting briefs to government officials asking that students
be allowed to deduct student fees
and educational materials from
income tax and that students be
granted an increased deduction for
the cost of living allowances.
NUS and the two national student
unions that preceded it, NFCUS
and CUS were concerned with the
problems of student financial aid.
CUS was partly responsible for
the implementation of the Canada
Student Loans Program. However,
the CSLP is unsatisfactory in many
ways and NUS, with its campaign,
hopes to have changes made. Their
main desire is to have financial aid
standardized across the country.
This would require federal administration of the CSLP instead of
the current 10 provincially administered programs. Standardization of the CSLP would
hopefully eliminate regional
A motion was passed calling for
increased student aid, via additional grants — not loans — thus
reducing students' total liability
for educational debts and encouraging students from lower-
class backgrounds to attend
university without fear of huge
debts to pay back after graduation.
Other motions passed included
reducing the age of independence
to 18 for student loans, tying the
student aid program to a cost-of-
living index, subsidizing the interest rates on student loans and
making part-time students eligible
for student loans.
One problem facing NUS is a
lack of money. A motion was
passed that fees be raised from 30
cents per student to $1 per student.
Some concern was expressed over
this increase in that delegates felt
a fee increase referendum
(required by the student unions'
constitutions) would not pass on
their campuses.
. However, it was pointed out that
the Ontario Federation of Students
has recently raised its fees from 40
cents to $1.50 per student with six
out of seven campus referendums
being successful.
Another problem facing NUS is
its low membership. About one-
quarter of Canadian post-
secpndary institutions are
members of NUS and no Quebec
institutions are represented. NUS
is attempting to resolve the
problem by conducting an accessibility campaign on student aid
— a subject which touches all
students, and secondly by
negotiating with Francophone
The next NUS general meeting,
to be held in May, 1975, at Glendon
College, will deal specifically with
the Francophone question.
The future of NUS has been
reassured with the fee increase.
Also, the government has
recognized NUS as the official
representative body of Canadian
post-secondary students.
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Every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. a different
controversial subject will be discussed.
TOMORROW - 12:30 P.M.
Every Thursday & Friday at 12:30 P.M.
Rabbi M. Hier's Class
(Hillel House Located on Campus Directly
Behind Brock Hall)
Your special invitation to join us
Wednesday or Thursday Evening Oct. 23 or 24
Good Oct. 23 & 24 only.
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Only one coupon per order!
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Smoked, Swiss,
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many more . . .
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Tongue Sausage
Hannov Mettwurst
Original Weiner
Crakow Ham Sausage
Beer Sausage with Garlic
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Bavarian Meat Loaf Baked
Genoa Salami (Fabulous)
Polish Rings
Westfalian Salami
Westfalian Ham
Black Forest Ham
Paprika Speck
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from . . . Tuesday, October 22,  1974
Page 3
Few heads can smoke and drive
A UBC research team, headed by
professor Harry Klonoff, has
concluded that marijuana smoked
by human subjects does have a
generally detrimental effect upon
their driving skills.
However, some subjects showed
an improvement in their driving
Klonoff spent two years studying
the effects of marijuana on
drivers. The study, funded by a
$50,000 grant from the B.C.
alcohold and drug fund, was the
first practical test of stoned
drivers in real traffic situations.
The researchers studied the
stoned drivers on a restricted
course and on the streets of
downtown-Vancouver. The effect of
marijuana on subjects' heartbeat
was also studied.
The subjects, 43 men and 21
women on the restricted course
and 25 men and 11 women in city
driving tests, were given a high or
low dose of marijuana or a
The placebo was marijuana with
the active ingredient, THC,
removed, so it smelled and tasted
the same as a normal joint. The
low dosage of marijuana had a
heads study.
smaller amount of THC compared
with the high dosage.
Subjects smoked the dope, or
placebo, then drove a restricted
course where they had to perform
eight different tasks: a slalom,
drive through two tunnels or different lenght, drive through a
funnel — the lanes converged to a
narrower width — assess the risk
of passing two cones — one was not
possible; the other was — stopping
a certain distance in front of two
objects, and decide, after stopping,
whether or not the car could
negotiate the gap between the
objects. Then the drivers had to
back up and turn a corner. The last
test involved an emergency stop.
The subjects drove on city
streets between noon and 8:30
p.m., Monday through Friday.
Because the testing on city streets
was conducted during summer, the
streets were dry two-thirds of the
All the subjects drove cars
equipped with dual controls., and
an observer manned the right seat.
There were no accidents, which is
incredible because the researchers
couldn't control what other drivers
did, but observers did have to takeover control in three incidents —
one time when the subject was on a
placebo, not pot.
Klonoff found that stoned drivers
and unstoned drivers were both cooperative and had good attitudes
toward the tasks.
However, there was a difference
in "general driving skills,
irratibility, speed, aggression,
confidence, tension, and considerable difference in judgment,
care while driving and concentration," says his report.
Klonoff said in an interview
Monday the subjects were given a
questionnaire to complete before
they were tested and an interview
after they had driven.
Eighty per cent of the drivers
said they had previously smoked
pot and driven. And 55 per cent of
those smoked while driving. The
subjects said they smoked dope
and drove about once a month. The
questionnaire asked how much the
subjects usually smoked. The
modal amount was "more than one
joint and somewhat lesser amounts
while driving." This result
determined how* much dope
Klonoff used in the experiment.
"We were trying to find out 'How
high is high'," said Klonoff.
In the questionnaire, 60 per cent
of the subjects reported what the
researchers defined as "unpleasant" comments on driving
stoned. They felt anxiety, a loss of
attention, slowed reflexes, poor
judgment and lack of control.
The other 40 per cent reacted
pleasantly to the effects of driving
stoned. They felt relaxed, enjoyed
driving more, drove slower and felt
they increased their skill. Klonoff
said the reaction could be at-
tributtd to the sedative effect of
Subjects were finally asked: "If
marijuana is legalized should there
be precautions regarding
marijuana and driving?"
The report says 12 per cent said
there should be no restrictions; 60
per cent said restrictions should be
similar to alcohol laws; 16 per cent
thought other laws should be
drawn-up; and 12 per cent were
After the subjects drove stoned,
they had an interview about the
general impressions of the driving
The reports says 72 per cent
reported the drive was "unpleasant" because they felt less
attentive, confused, strange and
nauseated. The other 28 per cent
felt relaxed, more aware and more
Klonoff said he believes the
change   in   results   from    the
questionnaire to the post-driving
interview were predictable.
"It's not surprising to see the
change because subjects tend to
forget what happened to them after
awhile. And of course the driving
experience was fresh in their mind
when they were interviewed."
The results of the experiments,
or the statistics, show the performance of 79 per cent of the
drivers declined while under the
influence of pot and that 16 per cent
improved their performance. This
was under a "high" dosage of pot.
Klonoff said that those were only
the statistics and the real truth lies
somewhere around those figures.
The improved drivers could have
been more relaxed because of the
sedative effect of the drug, he
Observers noted the most
common mistakes stoned drivers
committed while driving in the city
were: missing traffic lights or stop
signs: poor execution and .little
caution when passing cars; poor
handling and poor melding with the
traffic flow; unawareness of
pedestrians or parked cars;
preoccupation with traffic lights;
and failure to go on green lights.
Because stress is most easily
jneasured by changes in heartbeat,
the researchers  monitored  subjects.   They   found   subjects'
heartbeat's     increased     considerably after taking.
Klonoff stressed that his
research was conducted under
optimal conditions.
"All the subjects were
professionally screened. They
were well-adjusted and came from
the same socio-economic
All the testing was conducted
during the daytime — the behavior
of stoned drivers at night could
vary radically, he added. And the
dosages administered to subjects
were what Klonoff considered
"socially acceptable" — more than
one joint.
DIGGING DOWN into Sedgewick underground
for lamp foundations.
—marise savaria photo
library, physical plant worker Greg Sherwood breaks ground
Prof protection lost in vote
The Faculty Association's
decision last Thursday to reject
certification   has   prevented   im-
Tiger cage shown in SUB
A South Vietnamese "tiger
cage" prison cell holds three sitting prisoners, their wrists
shackled to their ankles. It
measures five feet by five feet by
eight feet.
There is a grill of bars across the
top of the cell through which lime is
pour over the prisoners.
There is a single bucket for
human waste. It is emptied once a
This is the grim reality for an
unknown number of South Vietnamese political prisoners confined in at least 400 tiger cage cells
on Con Son island, off Saigon.
A mockup of a tiger cage was
displayed on campus Monday by
the International Committee to
Free South Vietnamese Prisoners
from   Detention,   Torture   and
Vancouver committee organizer
Claire Culhane said the group
wants to focus attention on the
plight of the prisoners. "Forty-
seven per cent of the world's
(political) prisoners are in Vietnam," she said.
The committee plans to urge
Canadian student councils to
support the fight for the prisoners'
freedom, as a number of the
prisoners are students. Most of the
prisoners, while not pro-
government, are not Communists,
she said.
"Anyone who speaks for peace is
imprisoned," she said.
There are believed 200,000
political prisoners in South Viet
nam, and tiger cages do not
represent the total scope of torture
in the system, she said.
Men are beaten and tortured.
Women are subjected to sexual
abuses, including gang rapes and
have bottles shoved into their
vaginas, she said.
The committee wants to make
Canadians aware of the federal
government's continuing aid to
South Vietnam, Culhane said. It
calls on the government to
distribute its non-military aid to all
three sectors of Vietnam — North,
South and that controlled by the
Provisional Revolutionary
The committee also urges the
government to support the
UNICEF program of aid to all
three sectors.
mediate institution of protection
against dismissal for non-tenured
professors, according to an
association personnel services
committee member.
Jim Folkes said Monday non-
tenured professors are currently
"dependent on their powers of
persuasion" as protection against
But he said if faculty members
had moved to collective bargaining
in labor law dismissal procedures
would have been examined.
Discussion of some form of
protection for non-tenured
professors will be included in any
future agreements, but Folkes said
accepting unionization might have
been quicker.
In trying to dismiss a professor,
the faculty dean must establish
that the professor in question has
• committed a failure to perform reasonable duty;
• has been incompetent;
• has committed a gross
« has become physically or
emotionally incapable of carrying
out the job;
o or of course, if the job disappears.
The main difference between
tenured and non-tenured
professors lies in the area of
proven capability, he said.
Tenured professors have proven
they are capable, while in
academic eyes, the non-tenured
professors have not.
As a result, Folkes said the
appeal procedure for non-tenured
professors is on much more of an
ad-hoc basis.
The procedure for appealing a
dismissal by the faculty dean
begins with a report written either
by the personnel services committee or by an ad-hoc committee
if the professor wishes.
The report goes to the administration president, who
decides whether to reject the
dismissal or to hold a formal
The hearing committee, made up
of tenured professors, votes on
whether the professor should be
dismissed. Page 4
Tuesday, October 22, 1974
So UBC researchers found peoples' driving
ability deteriorates when they smoke dope.
No shit. (Or rather a lot of shit, but we
mean. . .)
That's one of the most revealing statements
since . . . let's see . . . since Oct. 15, 1965.
That was when Bruce Hutchison wrote: "But
remember, that salmon are not men. They lack
human intelligence" under the headline "Pregnant
Fish Don't Have to Vote" on the editorial pages
of the Vancouver Sun.
He wasn't kidding. Neither were the
researchers. They ran up a $50,000 bill just to
prove how serious they were.
For what? Even the most spaced-out freak
could have reported that little gem in five minutes
if you gave him half a chance (or a couple of
joints.) Cheech and Chong build whole routines
around how hazardous it is to smoke up and
And to what end? Are they going to make it
illegal to drive while stoned? Considering that it's
already illegal to grow it, buy it, sell it, smoke it,
make it into Brownies or give it to your Auntie
Nell for her birthday, making it illegal to smoke
up while driving is hardly a preventative measure.
Or are they going to legalize the weed and
make it illegal to smoke while driving? Fair
enough. Everyone will agree — especially with the
first part but also with the second.
After all, everyone down to Seagrams of
Canada agrees it should be against the law to
drink and drive. The fact that most people
consider that the law doesn't apply to them is
hardly germaine. So what's-the hassle, man?
No hassle needed. And no study. The money
should instead have gone to things like cancer
research, now suffering the squeeze since
government grants haven't gone up in the past
few years.
Everyone agrees the study is useless? Right?
Far out man. Like groovy ace number one man.
Pass the. dope.
THE w> sniperr
//vn ftftOrf
I was surprised by a couple of
letters which appeared in The
Ubyssey last Thursday criticizing
Dr. Henry Morgentaler.
It appears from the letters that
both persons wrote them in
response to the coverage of his talk
by The Ubyssey.
It seems to me that truly conscientious persons would have
gone and listened to him speak
personally rather than depend on
another person's reporting to build
a case against him. Since Wood-
burn's comment on Dr. Morgentaler's "simplistic view" seems
rather irresponsible to me in this
And Patricia Fleming,
Morgentaler's point behind the
comment that 75 per cent of his
patients were Roman Catholic was
that while the higher echelons of
the Church are strongly leading the
light against him, the entire
Church is not against him and
many faithful Catholics who do not
agree with the church fathers were
willing to get abortions from
Secondly, Morgentaler is
willingly facing the law and the
Supreme Court and is in no way
trying to avoid justice. But the
laws of Canada are the laws of
men, and the laws of men are
changeable. So he is in a completely legal manner getting
support to change those laws which
he feels to be a threat to basic
human rights. The rest of your bull
about Nazis and Dachau and Hitler
isn't worth spending time on.'
Morgentaler's final point on the
question of how human an embryo
is (and he made many other
points) was that it's everyone's
personal opinion based in one's
own interpretation of the facts, and
we're never going to agree on it.
It's finally up to the individual
concerned. Morgentaler certainly
isn't going to force an abortion on
anyone who doesn't want one
because they believe it's murder.
But for those who can't afford or
don't want the extra burden of a
child in their life, they have the
right to terminate a pregnancy, if
in their own mind this embryo is no
.nore a human being and has no
more right to become a human
being than a follicle or a sperm
cell. And neither the government
nor doctors nor anyone else has the
right to tell them how they must
lead their lives and use their body.
Paul McWilliams
pre-med 2
This'is in response to the two
letters published Thursday
criticizing Dr. Henry Morgentaler
and the liberalization of Canadian
abortion laws.
The first was a patronizing, 'hotshot' letter written by Bruce
Woodburn who didn't even attend
Morgentaler's talk, so really isn't
qualified to comment on
Morgentaler's ability as a speaker.
Woodburn's three arguments,
intended to show the 'depth and
complexity' of the issue, did
neither, being trite and easily
refuted by common sense. In fact
his letter reminded me of a senseless, high school debate
argument presented merely to get
a rise out of the opposition.
You got it man — but you're
going to lose the debate.
The second letter, however, was
more objectionable, with no
pretense whatever at rational
argument, being merely interested
in a viscious personal attack on
Fleming's conviction that
Morgentaler 'broke the law of the
land' and therefore should be
punished, deported, etc. fails to
recognize the fact that Morgentaler undertook his campaign
because the law did not object to
his abortion clinic.
He had been operating his clinic
openly in Montreal for several
years and as the law took no action
against him, and being a
reasonable man aware of the
processes of social change, he
concluded that the law therefore
should be reformed to conform
with the needs and opinion of
Patricia Fleming's analogy of
Morgentaler's abortions being
comparable to Nazi genocide is
ridiculous, to say the least.
Abortion is not infanticide;
particularly if performed within
the 12 to 14 week 'safe' period it
terminates a pregnancy before it
develops into a child.
Rather, the availability of safe
clinical abortions prevents exposing many women to mutilation
and death in the hands of 'back
street butchers', a scandalous
situation   in   our   society   which
because of no publicity is not fully
realized by the public.
And Fleming's indignation at the
fact that 75 per cent of Morgentaler's abortions in Montreal were
performed on Catholic women
merely indicates the lack of effective contraception information
and devices (rhythm just isn't 100
per cent effor free) available to
these women. They certainly were
not forced by Morgentaler to have
an abortion but rather needed help
and went to a reputable, safe clinic
for that help (which should be
available to all women across
The primary point of Morgentaler's talk, as it appeared to me,
was that the issue at hand is not
whether abortion is good or bad —
that is a matter of personal opinion
— but rather, whether it should be
made available to women who
decide that having a healthy,
happy^child at that particular time
is not feasible.
Morgentaler clearly indicated
that he was advocating 'abortion
on request' not 'demand'; no one
should be forced to either have or
perform an abortion.
Essentially the issue should be a
private one, between a woman or
couple and her/their doctor.
Whey then, does a small
minority group feel they are
justified in imposing their beliefs
(i.e. that abortion is murder and
therefore must be illegal) on our
entire society?
What they actually are doing is
supporting the unqualified and ill-
equipped back street abortionist.
Unwanted pregnancies are and
will continue to be a fact of life
until a completely acceptable, 100
per cent sure method of contraception is available to the entire
Abortion is not a contraceptive
but is considered necessary by
many women and therefore must
be legalized and made easily
available to all women who decide
that abortion is the best alternative
given their individual situation.
Mary Gordon
visiting graduate student
environmental studies
University of Waterloo
thoughts and her ability to substantiate them.
The religious faith a person has
been born into does not infer
unanimity of agreement of all
doctrine of that faith for the individual. You obviously do not
agree, because if you did you would
not have made such a point of
illustrating your naivity by saying:
"Dr. Heather Morris, who is of the
same ethnic background as
(Morgentaler) considers abortion
to be murder and she is a certified
gynecologist. ..."
Are you saying there is
something incongruous or wrong
with two people of the same faith
having different opinions?
You showed surprise at the idea
of Roman Catholics being
Morgentaler's greatest opponents,
yet 75 per cent of his patients are
Roman Catholics. If you would
take the time to observe the strain
on the Catholic Church caused by
opposing, and occassionally
violent, factions of the church on
such doctrine as birth control you
may see that all Catholics do not
think alike.
You made two innuendoes about
Morgentaler's good fortune at
escaping the ovens of Dachau and
Auschwitz, yet you conclude your
letter by mentioning how
Morgentaler could meet with
Hitler in the Middle East and
reminisce about racial extermination.
How is it that the legality of
performing abortions could be in
any way related to what happened
30 years ago? Do you really think
Morgentaler was sympathetic to
Hitler? (I take it that you were
trying to be sarcastic, but I do not
see the point or the humor of your
Your thought process could
stand a bit of organization. You
"For a man who personally
observed mass extermination of
the Jewish people, it seems
somewhat incongruous that 75 per
cent of his illegal abortions were
performed on Catholics."
I am at a loss to see how those
two phrases bear any relevance to
each other.
I am not arguing the legitimacy
of theology or abortion with you, as
you are apparently rather set in
your opinions.
Your opinions toward abortions
are, of course, legitimate.
Unfortunately, your arguments
are simplistic, presumptuous,
undocumented, incongruous,
emotional, naive and illogical.
Morgentaler would dispute your
"subtle" accusations of his Nazi
sympathy and would probably be
insulted by your low calibre of
I know this sounds like an over-
reactionary cut-down of your letter
regarding Morgentaler, but as the
saying goes, "If you can't stand the
heat, get out of the kitchen."
Mark Skwarok
arts 4
I was interested to read Patricia
Fleming's comments on Dr. Henry
Morgentaler in the Oct. 17 edition
of The Ubyssey. I, in turn, would
like   to   comment   on   Fleming's
OCTOBER 22,1974
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,
Editor: Lesley Krueger
It was not a dark and stormy night. Reed Clarke did not make a lunge
for Marise Savaria in the cloakroom, nor did Boyd McConnell see them.
Furthermore, when Lesley Krueger didn't go to pick up her pencil Berton
Woodward did not look up her dress. Mick Sasges didn't try to pinch Tom
Barnes bum, either, and Jan O'Brien never tried to run her hand up John
Sprague's leg, even if he is blond. Meanwhile, Cedric Tetzel and Carl
Vesterback were not seen giggling under the sports desk and Stewart Lyster
at no time picked his nose. Ralph Maurer never said he loved Ted Crzemski
and it is absolutely untrue that Greg Osadchuk burst into tears at the news.
Finally, it is the vilest of lies that Denise Chong farts powerfully. To sum
up: Gary Coull, Jake van der Kamp, Doug Rushton and Kini McDonald did
not work today. Tuesday, October 22,  1974
Page "3
Once again we as responsible
students are presented with the
glorious opportunity to vote for the
candidate of our choice.
How does one make a rational
choice regarding the slate of
candidates? One attempts to inform oneself of the issues involved.
What are the issues? They can be
summed up in one word —
The bureaucracy runs this
university and will continue to do
so as long as the AMS (Anyone
Making Speeches) continues to
serve its non-function.
Anyone who believes otherwise
should pick up an application form
for the "naive pinhead of the year
award" sponsored by last year's
winner/loser   Karen   Magnussen.
So all you political hopefuls,
spare us your power fantasies and
meaningless rhetoric. Those of you
who vote will immediately be
entered in the aforementioned
contest and furthermore, you will
be guaranteed of placing no less
than second.
John Anthony
arts 4
Bill King
dentistry 1
What can I say? Last week I
wrote a letter to The Ubyssey
about the ill-fated treatment both
Dr. Henry Morgentaler and
Mordecai Richler received in being
reported on by The Ubyssey. I
called it ill-fated because of the
gross distortions and inaccuracies
seemed to be the rule with Ubyssey
But did anyone listen?
Not a chance.
Keeping right in form, The
Ubyssey carried on like the
Spanish bull to do the same thing
(in exactly the same way as with
Morgentaler) to my letter.
Of all things, my letter was
labelled "for." It had nothing to do
with for or against. As a matter of
fact I resent being labelled for
Morgentaler. But the point was,
and still is, that The Ubyssey
should not distort what people have
to say — for, against or otherwise.
In the event that I am misunderstood and misconstrued again, I
would just like to say two things.
1) This will be my last letter.
2) The Ubyssey does a good job.
Ken Webber
arts 2
The Sedgewick library's quiet
room is perhaps the quietest place
I have had the privilege to study in
on campus. It is by far the most
ideal, with good lighting, pleasant
surroundings and all the necessary
books a few short yards away. It is
also kept at room temperature
most suitable for studying, compared to that of the stifling Main
Recently some woman followed
by a group of students has been
bursting into the room and telling
us diligent students to "please
leave immediately."
We are startled from the depths
of concentration, pick up our books
and flee in fear of this woman
before finding out what happened.
I resent this intrusion.
Ten minutes ago, I asked her
how long these rude interruptions
were to last. She preceded to tell
me they would last for most of the
year and that a prominent sign is
being prepared telling us when we
would be bothered by her and that
this is what the room was
originally designed for.
Must we, who frequent this
unique study spot, leave its
peaceful solitude to the tumultuous
din of other study areas? We have
had it now for a good while, undisturbed. Now it is to be taken
away from us. This is most
There is a petition against the
recent unruly intrusions on one of
the doors outside the quiet room. I
suggest that all concerned students
sign this, if we are to get the room
back again.
By the way, could it have been
merely ironic that I had read
Samual Taylor Colerige's "Ode to
Tranquility" two minutes before
the rude intrusion?
David Morton
arts 2
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 or
when valid reasons for anonymity
are given.
Although an effort is made to
publish all letters received, The
Ubyssey reserves the right to edit
letters for reasons of brevity
legality, grammar or taste.
Letters should be addressed to
the paper care of campus mail or
dropped off at The Ubyssey office,
SUB 241 K.
The following are political statements of student senate candidates. The Ubyssey, constitutionally,
must present all statements. Releases from other candidates were not received.
As a candidate for student arts
senator my primary concern is the
new Universities Act of June 20,
1974. Its application to the
students, the faculty of arts and the
It seems possible now that
students and student input have
been recognized as playing an
integral part in universities affairs. The existing representation
of 12 student senators is to be increased, while the total number of
99 is to be decreased.
As many students are aware the
appeal mechanism in the past
especially in matters of . final
grades has been less than
satisfactory. In the new act the
senate has the power to establish a
standing committee of final appeal
for students in matters of
academic discipline. I aim to see
this initiated.
Finally to the senate I will be
able to guarantee a measure of
student input strengthened by my
experiences as UBC's ombudsman
in 1972-73. Moreover I am prepared
to constantly make the faculty and
other senate members aware of
our needs and problems and their
new responsibilities to us.
Douglas MacKay
I am running for senator at large
Over the past three years I have
watched the slow but steady
growth in the quality and quantity
of courses offered at UBC.
I would like to help continue that
growth in response to the demands
and interests of the students. In
order to do this, you must let me
know your ideas, complaints and
Then you voice can be heard in
senate and direct action can be
Nancy Carter
As a fourth-year student I feel
that my experience and involvement on campus gives me
much-needed background for the
position of senator at large "A."
Here, briefly, are some of my
major goals:
o That pre-registration be made
available to all students, particularly out-of-town students.
e Student influence on university
•policy should be increased by
raising the five per cent maximum
student level on faculty boards to
15 per cent.
• All UBC athletic facilities
should be reopened to students by
abolishing Rec UBC.
e The pool should be totally
funded by the administration.
In conclusion unlike many of the
present student politicians, I intend to be flexible according to the
students' desires.
Colm Cole
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If you'd
life to know
about us,
Wed like
to know
about you!
Meet us on campus
November 4 and 5.
Two internationally-known scholars will give public lectures
on the campus this month as visiting Cecil H. and Ida Green
Visiting Professors.
Director, National Institute for Medical Research, London,
England, one of the leading British authorities on the effects
of chemicals and drugs on body cells. A fellow of the Royal
Society and former head of the Department of Pharmacology
at Cambridge University.
MONDAY, October 28, "Drug Specificity - Chemicals as
Magic Bullets or Blunderbusses," 12:30 p.m.. Lecture Hall No.
2, Instructional Resources Centre.
Gerontologist and internationally-known specialist in genetics
and molecular biology who was recently exiled from the
U.S.S.R. and who is currently working at the National
Institute for Medical Research, London, England. He will visit
UBC in the course of va North American visit to Harvard
University and the International Congress of Gerontologists in
Portland, Oregon.
THURSDAY, October 24, "Science and Scientists in the
USSR," 12:30 p.m.. Lecture Hall No. 2, Instructional
Resources Centre.
FRIDAY, October 25, "Molecular and Genetical Aspects of
Ageing" 3:00 p.m.. Lecture Hall No. 4, Instructional
Resources Centre.
The above lectures are being presented through a gift from Dr.
Cecil H. Green, a former UBC student, and his wife, Ida.
Watch for further announcements on outstanding speakers
who will be coming to the campus in this series. Page 6
Tuesday, October 22, 1974
Hot flashes
Swim types
cfiscvss pool
The heavies for and against
continued student funding of the
proposed new indoor pool will get
into the swim on the issue in a
full-scale debate Wednesday.
Alma Mater Society president
Gordon Blankstein and pool
organizers Doug Aldridge and Bob
Angus will lead the case for the
defence while grad studies
representative Stefan Mochnacki
arid others will mount the attack
on student pool funding.
The debate will be held at
noon in Home Economics 100.
Food trisis
Munch your lunch today to
the sound of Leonard Marsh
lecturing about the food crisis.
The lecture is part of Marsh's
continuing series, the Challenge of
International Education. It will be
held at noon in International
House 400. Coffee will be
Also at International House,
folk dancing is held every
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. There is
no charge.
I'M truth
The International Meditation
Society, a division of Maharishi
International Academy, will hold
talks today on the Science of
Creative Intelligence and.
Transcendental Meditation.
TM, as it's known in the
business, requires no
concentration and incorporates no
dogma, says its defenders. It is a
purely mechanical process which
can be practised by anyone. It's as
simple as giving money to the
society's founder, Maharishi
Mahesh Yogi.
The talks will be held at noon
in Buchanan 320 and 8 p.m. in
SUB 215.
The richness and variety of
Canadian culture will be
showcased in a series of Thursday
night   events   in  the  conference
room of the centre for continuing
education at 7:30 p.m.
On Oct. 24, Ross Brand of the
B.C. Provincial Museum, will
demonstrate casting techniques
for rock carvings and artifacts.
On Oct. 31 participants will
come in their native dress to join
in celebrating the Eve of All
Saints (Hallowe'en).
For information contact the
creative arts program at 228-2181.
Muzak UBC
At least three musical concerts
-will be given this week on campus.
Stanley Ritchie will play the
baroque violin and Elisabeth
Wright the harpsichord in a
concert noon Wednesday in the
music building recital hall.
The university symphony will
give noon hour performances
Thursday and Friday in the old
An exiled Soviet gerontologist
and geneticist, Zhores Medvedev,
will lecture here Thursday on
"Science and scientists in the
Medvedev was deprived of his
Soviet citizenship in 1972 because
of his unorthodox scientific views
and is currently working at the
Institute for Medical Research in
London, England.
The lecture Thursday will be
held at noon in lecture hall 2 in
the Instructional Resources
A specialist in gerontology, the
study of aging, Medvedev will also
speak Friday in IRC lecture hall 4
on "molecular and genetic aspects
of aging".
Body chemicals
Prof. A. S. V. Burgen will
speak on chemicals and the body
noon Monday in Intructional
Resources Centre hall 2.
Burgen, director of the
National Institute for Medical
Research in London, England, is
visiting UBC under the Cecil H.
and Ida Green (Texas
Instruments) war memorial fund.
Rabbi W. Solomon will discuss
abortion and Judaism noon today
in Hillel House.
The talk is part of a weekly
series of discussions presented by
Hillel Society. Hillel House in
located in the faculty-staff
parking lot east of Brock Hall.
Jtian's Ascent
The dean of women's office
film series Ascent of Man will
feature today a film called the
Harvest of the Seasons. It's all
about the ice age and what our
funny looking predecessors were
up to then.
It's at noon and 1:35 p.m. in
the SUB auditorium.
'Tween classes
Pianist  rehearsals start  and run to
Oct.   31.   Call  277-6630  for  more
Weekly fellowship, noon, Lutheran
campus centre conference room.
Free aid  for all, 12:30-2:30 p.m.,
SUB 234.
*   Rabbi   Solomon   on   Judaism   and
abortion, noon, Hillel House.
Practice, 7 p.m., SUB 207.
Potluck dinner at 6 p.m. and Sister
Judy     Morin,     Matsqui     prison
chaplain,   at   6:30   p.m.,   Lutheran
campus centre.
Practice. 6 p.m., SUB ballroom.
Dr.    D.    Ford    on    arthritis    and
rheumatism, noon, IRC 1.
General   meeting,   noon.   SUB  209.
General meeting, noon, Angus 110.
General   meeting,  noon,  SUB 213.
Introductory      lectures     on
transcendental  meditation, noon in
Buchanan 320 and 8  p.m. in SUB
General   meeting with  film,  noon,
IH 406. Conversational German, 7
p.m., IH 406.
G. Mark on a Roman-British villa, 8
, 3746 West Thirteenth.
English instructor A. F. Livesey op
essay writing, noon, Mildred Brock
The true tone of life, noon,
Buchanan 216.
The first time is always the
most tense, isn't it?
Will the earth move? Will it be
a fulfilling experience? Will a
lasting relationship be formed?
Do you really want to find out
what it's like? Well . . . there a
bunch of people (and perverts,
like the one writing this) just
dying to fill you in on the facts.
And though we may seem a
little hard to get to know at first,
it's only because we're interested
in forming a sincere relationship.
Guessed yet? We're The
Ubyssey and the paper needs
staffers willing to learn, work, put
up w!'\ sometimes nasty editors
and       e a good time.
ss days are Mondays,
We>. sdays and Thursdays, SUB
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General   meeting with  film,  noon,
SUB 207.
Eucharist, noon, Lutheran campus
Student committee elections, noon,
Hillel House.
Election   of   officers,   noon,   SUB
General meeting, noon, Angus 104.
Stanley Ritchie on baroque violin
and Elisabeth Wright on
harpsichord, noon, music recital
Slide show, noon, SUB 205.
General   meeting,  noon,  SUB 115.
Hayride  which  was to   have taken
place   at   noon   Thursday   now   is
scheduled for Friday evening.
Practice, 7 p.m., SUB 207.
Practice,    7:30   p.m.,   gym
Thunderbird sports complex.
HSUS   beer   and   skits   nite,   7:30
p.m., SUB ballroom.
Organization     meeting,     noon,
Geography 101.
Seminar on bicycle commuting and
touring, noon, SUB 215.
University   symphony,
Swine  unit tour,  noon,
General   meeting,  noon, SUB 215.
Party, 7 p.m., SUB 207.
Retreat for Friday and Saturday.
Those interested should see George
FILM . . . with Malcolm
Muggeridge & Mother Theresa
of Calcutta.
7:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 24
Lutheran campus centre
Sponsor: Charismatic Christian
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UBC Musical Theatre Society is hiring a
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etc. Surrey Delta area. Phone Mrs.
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enced typist. Mrs.  Freeman, 731-8096.
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resume to Montair Enterprises, Boz
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Page 7
Rugby 'Birds
topple all
for west title
Revenge was sweet for the
Thunderbirds' rugby side as they
served notice of their superiority in
intercollegiate play by reclaiming
the Canada West title Friday and
■Saturday in Calgary.
The 'Birds wide open style of
play, which capitalizes on the open
field running of wingers Will
McKenzie and David Whyte, was
effectively neutralized by the
narrow football size field the
tournament was played on.
Thus the 'Birds were forced to
play a defence-oriented game,
which proved effective as neither
of their opponents was able to
score a try on them.
The University of Calgary
Dinosaurs scored on two early
penalty kicks Friday to take a 6-0
lead. Frank Carson's try and
scrum-half Preston Wiley's convert put the 'Birds up 7-6. UBC then
preceded to shut out the Dinos for
the duration of the contest. Fly-half
John Billingsley went over for
another UBC try to give them a 10-6
first-half lead.
Billingsley rounded out the
scoring with a try and convert in
the last half with the final score,
UBC 16, U of C 6.
Physically the game was rough
as the Dinos' hard-hitting style
often deteriorated into chippy
Defence was the order of the day
again Saturday when the 'Birds
took on the University of Alberta
Golden Bears. The Bears opened
the scoring with a penalty kick.
The 'Birds countered with tries by
MacKenzie and Rob Jenkins.
The second half found the
Thunderbirds pressing, but the
scoring only amounted to both
teams exchanging penalty kicks.
The 'Birds walked off with a 18-12
At  Thunderbird   Stadium   in
preliminary   action   earlier   this
month,   the  Thunderbirds   had
polished   off   the   University
Victoria   Vikings   17-6,   so
finished the tournament with  a
perfect 3-0 record. The Vikings,
Bears, and Dinosaurs all tied for
second with 1-2 records.
Last year the 'Birds lost the title
when they were beaten 3-0 by the
Vikings, although they felt they
were the better team, and showed
it later last season by rolling over
UVic. But this is what they really
wanted to do to prove their point.
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:y   of      RIGHT HALF MICHELE WILLIAMS eludes two opposition players in recent West University women's
^they      field hockey game. UBC shares title with University of Calgary after finishing last weekend's tournament
3-1-2. Calgary finished at 4-2.
UBC offensive for naught
UBC Thunderbirds passed and
ran for 300 yards Friday, but it was
all for naught, as University of
Calgary   dumped   UBC   61-0   in
Canada  West  football   action   in
Calgary scored on the first play
from scrimmage and never looked
UBC takes Sporting Club 4-0
UBC Thunderbirds soccer team
.scored an impressive 4-0 victory
over Vancouver Sporting Club in
their first home game of the
season Saturday.
The UBC forward line of Rick
Houghton, Jim Hunter and Ron
Hirley scored one goal each after
midfielder Daryl Samson had
opened the scoring 10 minutes into
the first half.
The 'Birds defence played with
cool confidence and managed to
thwart Sporting Club's attempts to
The 'Birds wece also ably served
by goalkeeper-cum-cheerleader
Greg   Weber.   He   directed   the
defence and the offence with his
high pitched screams and, when he
found time, he also pulled off a
series of remarkable saves.
UBC is still third in the league
but only one point separates it from
second place Olympic Columbians
which have played one game more
than UBC.
Still on top of the league is
Pegasus which lost the first game
of the season Sunday to the North
Shore Pauls. This means UBC is
only three points behind the
The UBC team will be featured in
the Canada West playoffs against
the   universities   of    Alberta,
Saskatchewan, and Victoria.
Last year UBC beat Alberta 3-1,
Saskatchewan 7-0 and Calgary 8-0
before losing to Victoria by a lone
Because of what UBC coach Joe
Johnson calls a "funny system"
Alberta was given the right to
represent Western Canada at the
national championships. Johnson
says he hopes they will be more
fortunate this time round.
Action will start at 9 a.m. in
Thunderbird stadium. The teams
will play two games a day in the
double  round  robin  competition.
back after that, scoring just about
every time it controlled the ball.
UBC running backs continued to
move the ball well on the outside,
but the lack of a powerful fullback
was again telling when UBC got
within touchdown range.
Coach Frank Smith was
unavailable for comment Monday,
but one unidentified player put it
this way: "We just got plain beat."
Smith had said after the game
that the physical beating his
players have taken in recent
Canada West play is taking its toll.
But UBC will be taking a much
needed rest next weekend as other
league teams play.
The 'Birds next game is Nov. 2 at
home against University of Alberta
Golden Bears.
The season final will be against
University of Manitoba Bisons.
The Gridiron Canadian.
Molson Canadian.
Brewed right here in B.C. Page 8
Tuesday, October 22, 1974
PUZZLE PICTURE of the week is presented today. First student to show up in Ubyssey newsroom by
noon today with correct guess on where this sunset shot was taken will win a bottle of Southern (Sleep
like a Kitten) Comfort. Ubyssey photog Greg Osadchuk's immediate family, Ubyssey staffers, Alma Mater
Society hacks and Kellogg company officers are ineligible.
Sea rules f
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Much of the reason for the impending global food crisis is
swirling around deep in the world's
oceans, an oceanography lecture
series audience was told here last
It is the ocean that controls the
world's weather patterns and it is
the weather that largely dictates
how much food is produced.
And "the weather has been bad,"
R. W. Stewart, regional director of
Environment Canada's ocean and
aquatic affairs section, said.
The world's margin between a
full cupboard and an empty
, stomach has shrunk to one month's
supply of food from four months
three years ago, he said.
Devastating droughts and early
frosts have been the cause.
Stewart said the origins of any
large-scale weather phenomena
can be traced to the oceans.
However the actual dynamics
within the ocean cannot be pinpointed without fundamental
oceanographic research.
Stewart was speaking to an
audience of about 100 during a
three-day lecture series honoring
the UBC Oceanographic Institute's
25th anniversary.
Stewart said records of
systematic observation of weather
do not go back long enough in time
to determine whether there has
been a change in the world's
However, "the world's climate
has been detectably different from
what we've been used to . . . not
abnormal, just unusual," he said.
A repeated theme of the lecture
series was that top priority in
future oceanographic research
should be given to an investigation
of the ocean's effect on global
weather patterns.
This will require tremendous
interdisciplinary coordination
between oceanographers and
meteorologists, as well as steady
funding, the audience was told.
In another lecture, W. S.
Wooster, dean of the University of
Miami's school of marine and
atmospheric science, warned
against unbridled exploitation of
food and energy resources from
the seas without a fuller understanding of the ecological
Food and energy requirements
could be satisfied for a while in this
way, and short term results are
what the bureaucracy seems  to
want, but "our present level of
scientific inquiry is inadequate in
the light of the expanded use of the
ocean," he said.
And as a voracious consumer of
time and funds, oceanographic
research is difficult to justify to
impatient policy makers, he said.
Oceanography is heading for
darker ages "unless cooperation
between scientists, politicians and
the public are realized," Wooster
F. J. R. Taylor, a UBC associate
professor in oceanography and
botany, echoed Wooster's warning
about exploitation of fisheries.
He said there is a treasure of
protein in the sea in the form of
plankton but its effects on the
oceanic food chain are not fully
understood. However, means for
its large-scale extraction are not
yet economically feasible, he said.
Mitchell bemoans tax
Joan Mitchell, Alma Mater
Society internal affairs officer,
said Monday attempts to gain
student tax deductions for textbooks have "discouraging."
After meeting Saturday morning
with Murray Kierans, assistant on
taxes to federal finance minister
John Turner, Mitchell said she has
given up trying to have her
proposals included in the
November 15 federal budget.
According to Mitchell, Kierans
disagreed with Mitchell's figures
that the average student income is
Artsies for council
Vaughn Palmer, history 4, and
Nancy Carter, psychology 4, won
election Monday as arts reps on
Alma Mater Society council.
All 5,000-odd arts students were
eligible to vote in the one-day
election. A total of 133 students cast
Palmer, a former Ubyssey
editor, was catapulted to fame with
47 votes. Carter, girlfriend of AMS
president Gordie Blankstein,
reached glory with 39 votes.
Former bartender Stew Savard,
an arts rep on the last council,
lurched into defeat with a final
tally of 37 votes on the preferential
Other also-rans: Bill Brody, 30
votes; Bruce Wilson, 25 votes;
Dean Neumann, 10 votes.
The total of votes is greater than
the total ballots because of the
preferential voting system in
which bottom candidates are
dropped and their votes given to
the next preferred candidates.
below the poverty level of $3,000
per year and that 33,000 students
might claim such a deduction.
She said Kierans believes
legislation would be necessary for
such a deduction. And he said relief
measures for pensioners have a
higher priority.
Other groups are also competing
for deductions. Kierans mentioned
an antique car owners association
seeking deduction on their pieces
of cultural posterity, she said.
According to Mitchell, Kierans
said the present $50 deduction for
students was not simply a room
and board allotment, but was for
general expenses.
Mitchell said she had previously
been told by the finance minister's
office that the $50 living allowance
was limited to student housing. On
that assumption, Mitchell had
proposed a deduction of about $100
for other expenses.
Kierans also suggested more
students look into loans instead of a
Mitchell said she will continue to
try to enlist support for her idea.
Beginning in January, she will
contact Victoria, other university
administrations, the British
Columbia student unions, she said.
She plans to return to Ottawa in
February with this potential
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