UBC Publications

UBC Publications

UBC Publications

The Ubyssey Oct 19, 1978

Item Metadata

Download

Media
ubysseynews-1.0126423.pdf
Metadata
JSON: ubysseynews-1.0126423.json
JSON-LD: ubysseynews-1.0126423-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): ubysseynews-1.0126423-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: ubysseynews-1.0126423-rdf.json
Turtle: ubysseynews-1.0126423-turtle.txt
N-Triples: ubysseynews-1.0126423-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: ubysseynews-1.0126423-source.json
Full Text
ubysseynews-1.0126423-fulltext.txt
Citation
ubysseynews-1.0126423.ris

Full Text

Array THE UBYSSEY
Vol. LXI, No. 16      VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1978
228-2301
Run on empty
drains AMS
REVOLUTIONARY CHAIRMAN OF UBC, Doug Kenny entertains
visitors from People's Republic of China while fatherly spirit of late chairman Mao Tse-Tung smiles down approvingly on favorite Canadian son.
Chang Yen, deputy director of state planning commission, on right, and
■— richard schreiner photo
Yung Wen-Tiao, vice-minister of education and member of National People's Congress, were impressed by Chairman Doug's avowed intention to
swim Fraser River next week to demonstrate fitness of ruling elite. See
story on page three.
Former ministers attack Socred policy
By KEVIN McGEE
and HEATHER CONN
The UBC campus looked like
Victoria East Wednesday as an
assortment of MLA's descended
upon Point Grey for an educational
visit.
But there was a noticeable absence of prominent Social Credit
party members, particularly
education  minister  Pat  McGeer.
Eileen Dailly, former NDP
minister of education who attended
the gathering, siad McGeer is an
elitist of "complete arrogance"
who blatantly ignores student
issues.
"He's superimposing his own
prejudices and elitism on the
children of this province," she said.
"He is always putting oh constant
pressure to get legislation passed by
Socreds to give money to private
schools."
Dailly said McGeer shows a
personal interest in the advantages
of private schools over public
schools. She added that usually
McGeer shows a complete inability
to comprehend what makes the
average student grow and develop.
(McGeer's own children all attended private institutions.)
"He's genuinely not concerned
with students. He has a very narrow
view of development in a child. He
should be leaving many major
education decisions in the hands of
those at local level who deal closely
:&*
\ W« -.SPSwk
*< vj&$i ;*£«*■', Z^^.^^-
Socreds 'fill 'er up' on SFU board
By GLEN SCHAEFER
The provincial government has decided to run a
direct pipeline into Simon Fraser University's board of
governors.
Newly appointed board member Ben Macdonald is
president and managing director of Chevron Canada
Ltd. and a director of the Trans-Mountain Pipeline
Company.
"It's going to be the first time I've been involved in
that kind of activity," Macdonald said of his appointment to the board last week.
Macdonald is also a member of the exlusive
Vancouver Club, the Vancouver Board of Trade, the
Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian
Manufacturers Association and is vice-chairman of
the Employer's Council of B.C.
Other board members criticized Macdonald's
appointment.
"We don't need another member of the Employers
Council on the board, but what do you expect from
the Socreds?" staff board member Reva Clavier said.
Bill Hamilton, president of the Employer's Council,
is also on the SFU board.
"I would have preferred a more community minded
person rather than a top capitalist," said student
board member Ted Glas.
Macdonald said he would be able to make a
valuable contribution to the board.
"My skills lie in the area of management."
He admitted a lack of knowlege about university
issues.
"I can't address any issues until I find out what they
are."
Macdonald has been serving on an advisory board
to SFU's master of business administration program
since July.
Although a vacancy already existed on the board,
Macdonald will be replacing NDP appointee Jane
Conway. She said Wednesday she did not want
another term on the board, and probably would not
have gotten one if she did.
The vacancy was created last spring when board
member Paul Cote was elected chancellor of the
university.
with students and understand the
needs of their community."
Dailly said McGeer is not
fulfilling his role as education
minister.
"fylbst of his actions since
becoming education minister show
complete arrogance," she said.
"There's a dangerous trend
towards centralization. Look at the
legislation passed sincehe came in.
With community colleges he
literally emasculated local and
regional control by college
councils."
She said students should ask
McGeer why the Socreds have cut
down student grants and why
money has been cut off the current
education budget.
"It's crazy," she said.
Dailly said McGeer has changed
all the appointments to UBC's
board of governors which she made
while NDP education minister,
including firing two in the middle
of their terms. She added that
Socred appointments to the board
are extremely discouraging, with a
large number of management and
business representatives getting the
positions.
"It's really very, very
discouraging. They (NDP appointees) were never reappointed.
They were probably threatening to
him. He wants it all one way, one
sector."
She said the board is highly
disappointing because it contains
See page 2: SOCRED
By JEFF RANKIN
If the $2 Alma Mater Society fee
referendum does not pass next week
there will be major cuts in studeni:
services, AMS finance director
Glenn Wong said Wednesday.
"If it doesn't pass you can kiss
away intramurals, Speakeasy, the
art gallery and programs like free
musicians, War Memorial gym
concerts, and lunchtime speeches.
We just won't have them
anymore," said Wong.
"And new programs like bus
passes, we're just not going to have
the time or the money."
Wong said that out of th;
existing $36 AMS fee each student
pays, only $9 actually is used for
student services, while the rest goes
into payment for the pool, SUB and
varsity sports.
"That $9 is the same $9 that they
(UBC students) paid in 1947," said
Wong. "There has not been an
increase in operating costs since
then."
This was fine in the '50s and '60s
when the number of students was
increasing, but now enrolment is
basically fixed and costs are rising,
he said.
Wong said the main reason the
AMS has problems getting suppoit
for fee increases is that students do
not know what it does and do net
realize which services it provides.
"The $9 AMS operating fee
covers Pit office staff salaries,
student government, The Ubyssey,
the women's committee, programs
and concerts, and bus passes, which
are saving everyone 10 bucks this
term.
"The reason I say the bus passes
came out of the* nine dollars is that
it's the result of a direct effort of
student government," Wong said.
All rooms in SUB are currently
available to any AMS group or club
wishing to use them, but Wong said
that if the referendum was not
passed clubs might be forced to pay
rent.
"And the Pit, a lot of people are
complaining about 85 cents for a
beer," he said. "When they start
paying $1.10 there are going to be
more complaints."
The AMS executive says it wants
to give the undergraduate societies
constituency grants of at least
$10,000 next year, and the intramural program needs another
$3,000, said Wong.
"The only reason they haven't
been getting them (the grants) in the
last two years is the money just isn't
there."
The referendum will be held Oct.
25,26, and 27.
Advance polls will be held Oct.
24.
Services axed,
deficit financed
in AMS budget
By VERNE McDONALD
The student representative
assembly passed a thinning Almji
Mater Society budget Wednesday,
accepting significant cutbacks in
services and a perpetuation of
deficit financing for the third;
straight year.
AMS finance director Glenr
Wong's proposals included a deficit
of $8,916 to come from the:
society's shrinking reserve. He
predicted that over-runs would
increase the deficit substantially,
because deficits have totalled
$34,560 over the past two years.
Wong said revenue "seems tc
have leveled off." Funds needed tc
cover rising costs for general administration (up 6.8 per cent) and
see page 7: $9,000 Poge 2
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, October 19, 1978
Socred McGeer fails to appear   A
From page 1
very few women or non-
management, non-business people.
The NDP tried to restructure the
university board of governors, she
said, and students were allowed to
be elected along with faculty and
non-academic staff for the first
time.
But Social Credit caucus
chairman Howard Lloyd said big
business magnates are needed in the
UBC board for their expertise in
keeping a check on expenditures.
He said there would be a conflict of
interests if academic members were
in control
"It's not academics, it's the
resource people who generate
money," he said.
He added that university tenure
"sickens" him and said the last
STEREO
SERVICE CENTRE
A worn needle can ruin your records
"Free" Inspection
Most popular stylii in stock
1988 W. 4th Ave. 731-9813
FEE REFERENDUM
OCT. 24 - 27
NORRES
„JW MOVING AND fe:
51 TRANSFER LTD. J-
■STORAGE
Big or
Small Jobs'
Reasonable
Rates
2060 W. 10th
Vancouver
7329898
ALSO GARAGES.
BASEMENTS & YARDS
CLEAN-UPS
FRANCOIS
Has Joined the Talented
Hair Stylists at Townhouse
A specialist in precision hair
shaping and the natural look in
perms and color shading. Francois brings you the latest in hair
fashion from Montreal. Call him
now at
f$5.00 OFFI
I ON CUT & BLOW DRY I
I WITH I
V A.M.S. CARD /
TOWNHOUSE
2031 W. 41st AVE.
261-8184
NDP administration poured money
into teachers' salaries at the expense
of students.
After a morning of closed
sessions, the MLAs toured UBC's
new acute care hospital which is still
under construction. But former
NDP health minister David Cocke
declined to attend the tour.
"When I was minister of health I
was opposed to it, I'm still opposed
to it and I don't want to see the
damn thing," he said.
^TA^^ONIGHT
I
,„„ SUB Theatre
Thurs 7:00 *
Fri.Sat.Sun 7:00 & 9:30        Ol.UO
Extra show Sun at 9:30
OPTIC
ZONE
• We Cut All Materials For You
• Complete Instruction - You
Leave With A Finished,
Ready To Hang Picture
• Complete Shop Facilities
• Large Selection Of Frames
Available
• Stretching
• Non-Glare & Regular Glass
• Dry Mounting & Mat Board
• Custom Work
"For People With More Taste Than Money"
Student Discounts
ARBUTUS VILLAGE
733-1722
x;
734-1915
9391931
W. Broadway Near Alma 568 Clarke Road, Coquitlam
Don MacKenzie
7
WHEN YOU LOOK GOOD.  .  .
PUBLIC
228-6121
FRI. & SAT.
7:30 p.m. - 9:45   p.m.
SUNDAY
1:00 — 3:00 p.m.
STUDENTS
& CHILDREN    ,75
ADULTS $12S
THUNDERBIRD
WINTER
SPORTS CENTRE
SO DO WE . .
PRESCRIPTION
OPTICAL
Increase your readi
much as IOO%!
Chris Walsh,
Engineering
"It's really boring to read the way
most people are taught. This way,
you look at a page of print—you
see the whole page. It's great!"
Richard St. Laurent,
Teacher
"I was skeptical, but now I'm
reading around 2300 words a
minute. Puts you that much
ahead of everyone else!"
All it takes is one free lesson and you can zip through homework a lot faster. In fact,
you can cut your study time almost in half! Hard to believe? Put us to the test. Come
and discover the secrets to easy speed reading, better concentration, greater
comprehension. These copyrighted techniques, taught in over 300 cities throughout the
U.S. No gimmicks. No obligation. It's easy. It's fun. It works.
Increase your reading speed as much as KK>%!
TODAY ONLY
5:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m.
STUDENT UNION BUILDING—Room 125wexttocafeter.a>
TM
□EVELYN WOOD READING DYNAMICS
"ooynght 1 976 Evelyn Wood Reading Dvn.vmc.s  Im; Thursday, October 19, 1978
TtH      UBYSSEY
Pag* 31
People tired of gov't, Liberal says
By CHRIS BOCKING
Federal Liberal candidate Art
Phillips said he would be defeated
in his Vancouver-Centre riding if a
general election was called
tomorrow.
"I think the people are tired of
rotten government. It's rough for a
Liberal at this time," he told about
90 people in Angus 104 Wednesday.
Phillips, a former Vancouver
mayor, said the recent byelection
results are an indication of the way
people will vote in a general
election.
"But I still feel more comfortable
being a Liberal rather than a
Conservative," he said.
The Progressive Conservatives
demolished Liberal hopes in
Monday's byelections, winning 10
of the 15 vacant seats. The Liberals
took 2, the NDP 2, and the Social
Credit won 1.
Phillips is contesting the Vancouver-Centre seat against PC
economist Pat Carney and NDP
candidate Ron Johnson, a staff
worker for the B.C. Federation of
Labor.
Phillips said he doubted the
Liberals would form a majority
—peter menyasz photo
HARDER TO SWALLOW than defeat of NDP government in 1975 is bite of Place Vanier residence food for
Nanaimo MLA and former agriculture minister Dave Stupich. MLAs made annual great trek across waters from
Victoria to UBC Wednesday for tour of campus and chance to play culinary version of Russian roulette at lun-
chtime. However most Socred cabinet ministers took easy way out and dined in capital city.
Bewley hooked on addicts
By GEOF WHEELWRIGHT
Heroin addicts must be forced
into the provincial government's
proposed heroin treatment
program, provincial court judge
Les Bewley said Tuesday.
Bewley told 200 people in the law
building that heroin addicts lose
their free will because they are
obsessed with the drug.
"Compulsory treatment is
humanistic, it is not punishment,"
he said.
Bewley said there have been
many objections to the proposed
legislation, because it seemingly
violates the civil rights of the addicts.
But the civil liberties of a heroin
addict are very few, he said.
"Don't tell  me  you're  taking
away an addict's civil rights when
you're offering him a chance to
help himself."
He said the large number of drug
related crimes violate citizens'
rights to the point where an addict's
civil rights pale in comparison.
A person can enter the program
voluntarily, or can be forced to do
so by a panel, he said.
A police officer who believes a
person is addicted to heroin can
issue the supposed addict a ticket
informing he or she to make an
appearance before a three person
panel, consisting of at least two
doctors, he said.
The ticket is like a summons and
must be answered within 24 to 48
hours from when it was issued, he
added.
The panel would then decide
whether the person was addicted to
heroin and, if so, commit them to
the program, Bewley said. Commitment would not be regarded as
conviction of a criminal act, he
added.
The program lasts three years
and is compulsory if entered involuntarily, he said. "There is no
parole or leave of absence."
The program will have various
levels of restraints placed on the
people enrolled in it, ranging from
a requirement to clinical report four
times a day, to staying in a
minimum security detention center
for six months, he said.
"The majority of people will be
out-patients," Bewley said.
r
'Research needs development'
The attitude of both UBC and the federal
government towards rescaich and development are
narrow-minded and backward, UBC chemistry
depattment head Charles McDowell said Wednesday
McDowell told 25 people in Chem 225 thai prime
minister Pierre trudeau has failed to appreciate the
relationship between research and a healthy ccononn.
"The whiz kids Mr. Trudeau has collected around
him don't seem to understand this," he said.
McDowell said the government was cutting back
on research grams while spending money on things
like "teaching 50-year old civil servants to speak
French."
1   He said the government was getting too involved
giving
in  rrving to  direct  research,  instead  of
scientists a completely free hand.
"Nobody knows better than the scientists what
needs to he done," McDowell said. "I'm not convinced thai government bureaucrats are sufficient^
intelligent to make those decisions."
McDowell said today's largely inadequate policies
are a result of the general attitude pervading the
country, because people tend to think of Canada as a
raw material exporter and leave technological
development io other countries.
Canadians say Canada is incapable of making its
own technological advances, he added.
"I hear this quite frequently from a very important man in ihis university," said McDowell. J
government in the spring of 1979.
"Our finances are out of control.
It is likely \ that a change in
leadership would result in the
Liberals if Trudeau does not get in
at the next election."
Phillips said \ Canada is experiencing rapid uiflation because
of an excess in t|ie amount of
money being circulated.
"Money has been printed too
fast. Whenever you find inflation,
you will always find too much
money."
He said Canada should be
concerned with inflation and not
unemployment. The U.S. was too
concerned with unemployment and
let inflation get out of hand, he
added.
Phillips said he used to be a critic
of the Bank of Canada's monetary
policies, but since the bank shifted
its priorities in 1975 he has stopped
sending them "nasty letters."
"They're gradually bringing
down the amount of money in
circulation. In the next few years I
think our inflation rate should be
lower than in the States."
Phillips said there is nothing
anyone can do about the unemployment problem for the next
couple of years.
"Over the next few years you will
see fewer people entering the work
force," he added.
He also said that it will not be
easy for students to find jobs in the
next few years.
'West exploits
black workers'
By FRAN MACLEAN
Western policy-makers are using
irrational arguments to justify
economic interests gained by exploiting the black majority in South
Africa a UBC professor said
Wednesday.
"Western policy is to tacitly
support South Africa but their
actions, such as in the United
Nations, appear to be condemning
it (the white regime), "Mike Wallace
told about 30 people in SUB 207 in
a Southern Africa week speech.
"Companies such as International Telephone and
Telegraph and multi-national oil
companies are in South Africa
because they can make a profit and
because the price of black labor is
held artificially low by the existing
government," Wallace said.
Major companies gain a competitive advantage by exploiting
black labor, he added.
The U.S. appears to oppose the
oppression of blacks by saying they
do not want the black labor market
restricted, he said. But what they
are really saying is that blacks have
a right to be paid less in more areas
than they are now, Wallace said.
"They (Western nations) have no
desire at all to see the present
system changed because they have
very specific economic interests that
they wouldn't want to lose.
"There is always that sentimental
relationship that they (the South
African government) are white
folks."
Wallace said one major reason
given by western leaders for
maintaining a close relationship
with South Africa is to ensure the
prevention of "international
terrorism."
"We have become prisoners of a
word (terrorism) because of a
tendency to use it to cover any
situation where people rebel against
their government," Wallace said.
An attack on innocent people in a
democratic system would be seen as
terrorism, but when there is no
other means of political expression
the situation is very different, he
said.
The West does not make the
necessary distinction between the
type of attack nor whether there is
an alternative means of political
expression, Wallace said.
"The actions of a majority
seeking to overthrow a minority
government has always been
considered legitimate in political
theory."
To say the actions of the black
majority in South Africa are
terrorist would be to say the fathers
of the American revolution were
terrorists, Wallace said.
"Ir you really want to see how
the word is misused, the white
regime says that terrorism is
critizing the police in a malicious
way when 99 per cent of terrorism
in the world is committed by people
in uniform."
Wallace said the other arguments
most commonly used by western
countries for their support of the
white regime are to maintain the
supply of raw minerals from South
Africa, and ,to keep the oil trade
route around Cape Horn free from
Soviet interference.
"The United States says that if
South Africa were to cease beinj;
the present regime, it might result in
a  regime allied  with  the   Sovie:
WALLACE ... West hypocritical
Union and if this happened the>
would both have control of the oil
trade around Cape Horn."
This argument is ridiculous
because the Soviet Union would nol
even conceive of interfering with
the oil trade route, he said.
China delegates
learn about
UBC ed policy
Twelve delegates from the
People's Republic of China visited
UBC Monday as part of a cross
country tour of Canadian
universities to examine Canadian
educational policies,
"A couple of years ago the
Chinese expressed an interest in
Canadian educational methods,
particularly in the use of audiovisual aids," said Brian Long,
external affairs department
spokesman.
"China is currently re-examining
its policies vis a vis education and
this tour is part of their branching
out."
UBC science dean Georg;
Volkoff said the delegation
members are finding Canada's
education system very different
from their own.
"They are hereto learn something
about our very confusing education
systems. The concepts of separat;
administrations in universities,
colleges, and school boards is
strange to people who are used to
central planning." Page 4
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, October 19, 1978
Last rights
The right to strike is a fundamental democratic freedom. No
employer should have the right to force people to work for
wages or under conditions they find unacceptable.
The recent decision by the federal government to legislate
postal workers back to the sorting lines seems to be attracting
wide-spread support from the commercial media and the
general public. No one can argue that the post office is in a
mess, but the authoritarian measures being implemented by the
Trudeau government are unacceptable.
The current post office shambles is not the fault of the union
alone. Indeed the federal government, and prime minister Pierre
Trudeau in particular, must be held accountable for the bulk of
the post office's troubles.
For too long the Liberals have allowed the situation to
deteriorate. This is not fhe first postal strike and is not likely to
be the last because of the government's refusal or inability to
correct the basic underlying problems affecting the service.
The post office's problems start at the top. The position of
postmaster general is, unfortunately, a cabinet post. Because it
is the most junior portfolio, the people given the position are
either rookie politicians on their way up, but with little experience, or political hacks who have won their way into the
government's inner circle through methods unrelated to competence.
This deficiency at the top is further accentuated by the rapid
turnover of ministers. Just when a minister is beginning to get a
handle on how the system works he is shuffled off to another
cabinet post or the senate. The result is chaos.
The post office is a business and should be run as such. Not
as a political ministry.
The post office will run more smoothly when and if the
government lives up to its promise to change the ministry to a
crown corporation "with a full-time experienced administrator
instead of a political, and often incompetent, appointee.
It is ironic that the postal workers are being made to suffer for
the management mistakes of the government. The organization
responsible for the current strike is not the Canadian Union of
Postal Workers but the Liberal cabinet, which has allowed the
festering sores in the postal service to infect the entire body
politic.
Although the Liberals have acted irresponsibly, not only in the
current crisis, but in the overall management of the postal service, the union has also demonstrated a lack of responsibility in
subjecting the country to a communications breakdown.
In a long, protracted strike many small businesses will go
under and low-income people dependent on receiving welfare,
pension or unemployment insurance cheques will suffer serious
hardship.
The freedom to strike carries with it an obligation to use it only
in the most dire circumstances when all possible means of settlement have been exhausted. This is particularly true in an
essential service such as the post office.
No doubt the union shares part of the blame for the current
dilemma but an excellent case can be made that it is being backed into a corner by the bungling, incompetent Trudeaucrats.
One of the more disgraceful aspects to the whole issue has
been the support by some members of the press of the Liberal
government's back-to-work legislation. The right to strike is as
important as the freedom of the press and the failure of some
journalists to recognize this is deplorable.
Abrogating a basic freedom as the right to strike; a freedom
on a par with the right to free speech and assembly; in an effort
to cover up one's own mistakes is autocratic in the extreme.
The Liberal government is displaying a disregard for the
democratic process unacceptable in a country with a long
history of liberal democracy. Throw the rascals out.
THE UBYSSEY
OCTOBER 19, 1978
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 staff 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 office is in
room 241K of the Student Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301; Advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Mike Bocking
Chris Bocking, Don Mclntyre, Paul Wilson, and the Wheelwright twins Geof and Julie settled back
in their lazy-boy recliners and switched on the tube. "Oh goody, Rosemary's Pyorrhea!" squealed
Richard Schreiner as he entered the room carrying a tureen of freshly popped popcorn. "I love it when
Clark Gable says frankly my dear, I don't give a damn!" "You nerd, that was in Airport 2!" cried the
frenzied crowd of not-so-sophisticated boppers. "Ah shaddup," said Peter Menyasz as he returned
from a semi-successful beer run clutching a case of Billy beer. "Here comes the good part where Glen
Schaefer does a walk-on nude scene." Jeff Rankin yelled" hey Kevin, get the hell out of the can,
you're missing the good part!" Kevin Griffin, Kevin Finnegan, and Kevin McGee all rushed out of the
bathroom with embarrassed looks on their faces just in time to see Bill Tieleman walk on the water.
"Charlton Heston did it better," said Mike Bocking and Steve Howard. As the movie ground to an end,
Fran Maclean strained in labor." Here, try this, it will help," said father Verne McDonald. Suddenly, it
happened. "Oh Christ, i think I'm going to throw up!" screamed the nauseated audience. "Merry
Christmas to all, and to all a good night," gurgled Heather Conn and Tom Hawthorn as they attempted
to strangle each other with their Pampers.
Letters
Prisoners still held
It has been very encouraging to
see the coverage you have given so
far in The Ubyssey to human rights
issues. Since this, I am sure, reflects
the growing understanding among
the student community of the
importance of human rights in the
contemporary world, I hope you
will allow me to bring to the attention of your readers that this
week is Prisoner of Conscience
Week 1978 throughout the world.
During the week the plight of
hundreds of thousands of prisoners
of conscience is brought to our
attention.
As most people know, the basic
rights of human beings are violated
in well over 90 countries. One of the
major violations is the imprisonment of people, who have
not committed or advocated
violence, for their political or
religious beliefs or their racial or
ethnic origins. These people are the
prisoners of conscience. Amnesty
UBC and the Alma Mater Society
programs committee are sponsoring
a talk on the subject of "What is a
Prisoner of Conscience?" during
which concrete cases, human
tragedies and the successful actions
of Amnesty International will be
discussed, on Thursday Oct. 19 at
noon in Buchanan 106. The speaker
is Judith Brocklehurst, a very active
member of Amnesty International,
Canada and the founder of the
Bracebridge, Ontario Amnesty
group. Brocklehurst has appeared
on television a number of times on
shows like Man Alive and Fifth
Estate and she has also written
numerous articles on human rights.
Her talk will be well worth hearing.
Throughout the week there will
be an information booth and poster
display in SUB. At the booth there
win, be three form letters on behalf
of Prisoners of Conscience from
Yemen, Rhodesia and Syria.
Anyone interested in helping in the
release of a fellow human being is
asked to come to SUB and sign one
of these letters. And even if you are
not interested in signing a letter
come to the booth, talk to us and
read our posters.
Get involved in Prisoner of
Conscience Week. Thousands of
people need your interest and help.
We urge you to come by the booth
and to come hear Judith
Brocklehurst's talk. You will
definitely not waste time by doing
either of these things.
Ewa Czaykowski
vice-president,
Amnesty UBC
Gee, shucks, Al
The most readable Ubyssey I've
seen since coming back in '75. (And
please don't take that as a shot;
there have been more than a few
good 'regular' papers).
If you get a complaint, it will
come from F'ringham, listed as a
'Dirty Thirties' staffer by Eric
Nicol. Since F'ringham at that time
was still a knee-britched tadpole
catcher at Chilliwach (cc) on the
Luckakuck (cc) (if, in fact, he had
even migrated from Gravelbourg,
Sask., by then), it is obvious why
'Jabez' stuck with writing rather
than reporting.
On the other hand, why should
F'ringham     complain?      He'll
probably get a column out of it.
Now, if the Ubyssey could only
sign Malcolm McGregor as a
weekly contributor...
Al Hunter
Information Services
Thank you, most of the credit for
the anniversary issue goes to grey
eminence Marcus Gee, last year's
news editor, who spent two weeks
putting the special edition together.
We would also like to thank head
librarian Basil Stuart-Stubbs for
assistance in obtaining back issues
of The Ubyssey.
Rights for the right, too
In his letter of Oct 6, R.G.
Carriere exhibits considerable
stupidity by imagining that my
letter criticizing Ubyssey's policy of
publishing ads for reactionary
institutions was based upon a
concern for the 'rights' of left-wing
groups.
It is obvious that Carriere did not
even read the letter for nowhere in
it do I mention the concept of
rights. Immutable natural rights is a
liberal concept not a socialist one.
One cannot help but laugh at
Brent Collingson's naivete in
stating that more communication is
needed with the RCMP so that they
won't become more isolated from
the rest of society (The Ubyssey,
Oct. 5). Any substantial improvement in the organization of
society will not come about by
conversing with the police as they
will certainly continue to expand
their repressive role. The struggle
with the armed representatives of
the right is one that will involve
more than the suppression of their
so-called right to express themselves.
While   freedom   of   speech   is
desirable, leftists realize how in
significant this freedom is when
control of the mass media is exclusively in the hands of a conservative elite. The pervasive use of
this media has so effectively
manipulated and indoctrinated
people that they have become
incapable of making their own
rational decisions. This being so,
there comes a point, as Marcuse
notes, when opinion or information
that serves to oppose the
progression of mankind must be
suppressed, while at the same time
the indoctrination of the status-quo
is broken down. John Walker Thursday, October 19, 1978
THE      UBYSSEY
Page 5
Soyezla s.v.p.
On Oct. 16, 1970, using the
excuse that "national security" was
threatened (by a handful of FLQ
terrorists), prime minister Pierre
Trudeau proclaimed the War
Measures Act. Democratic rights
were suspended. The Canadian
army occupied Quebec. Three
thousand raids were carried out;
almost five hundred people were
arrested, some of them detained for
months without ever being charged.
One of those arrested was
Jacques Beaudoin, past president
of the Montreal transit union.
Previously Beaudoin had run
against mayor Jean Drapeau in the
Montreal municipal elections. He
was a member of the Front
d'Action Politique, many of whose
members, mainly trade unionists,
were arrested. (Some of the candidates for FRAP received up to 28
per cent of the vote).
How trade union leaders and
politicians threaten "national
security" is Trudeau's secret. But
anyone can see that the War
Measures Act is only one of the
ways of intimidating those who are
for independence and social change
in Quebec. On Jan. 1 of this year,
Trudeau unambiguously threatened
to "use the sword" and "take the
kind of action we took in 1970..."
if Quebec opts for independence.
What kind of society is this, where
a whole nation of people are
threatened with repression if they
Letters
attempt to counteract the results of
two centuries of inequality?
The War Measures Act is not all,
however. The number of repressive
laws has been increasing. Just look
at the Official Secrets Act, Bill C-
26, which legalizes mail opening by
the RCMP, or Law C-24, the
repressive Immigration Act! Should
we bother mentioning all the illegal
and, indeed, terrorist activities of
the RCMP that have since come to
light?
On Friday, Oct. 20 at 12:30 p.m.
in the SUB Auditorium, Jacques
Beaudoin of the Montreal Transit
Union will be speaking on the
repression in Montreal during the
time of the War Measures Act. Phil
Resnick, professor in the political
science department at UBC, will
also be speaking. His topic will be
the War Measures Act and the
future of Quebec. Plan to be there!
Michael Tresidder
Help wanted
Harnett's beef illogical
Jeff Barnett's letter in The
Ubyssey supporting Brian Short's
constitutional proposal contained
serious mistakes in fact and logic.
In the first place, it is no mere
fear that the "Short proposal" will
result in an executive clique: the
present system was largely a
response to repeated examples of
executive cliques strong-arming
student councils. Those which
didn't strong-arm tended to self-
destruct from internal squabbling.
In the second place, although
Jeff sees SRA as dominated by law
students, he doesn't seem to realize
that law is itself one of the smaller
faculties. The only reason law has
any particular influence this year is
that its reps have made a special
effort to get involved. This is
precisely the strength of the present
system: influence comes from
getting involved and doing work,
not from lucking out in an election.
Thirdly, although Jeff seems to
find attending two SRA meetings
per month onerous, reps would find
their responsibilities under the
Short proposal far more
debilitating.
By forcing undergraduate
societies to send their presidents as
reps, the Short proposal will shortchange both the undergraduate
societies and the AMS. Most
constituencies now send specially
elected reps to the SRA, and that
practice ensures a more bearable
distribution of time and commitment.
Finally, Jeffs main criticism
seems to be that there is too much
debate at SRA meetings. My two
fold response is that debate is a sign
of a healthy assembly, and that if
Jeff feels he has a more mature
point of view, we'd love to hear
from him some time.
Dave van Blarcom
law rep
A plea for assistance!
I've recently returned from the
National Union of Students and the
Association of Student Councils
conferences in London, Ontario
and once again I'm faced with the
dilemma of having twenty times as
many good ideas, worthwhile
causes and essential campaigns to
think about, organize, talk to
people about, etc. than I and my
loyal band of external affairs
committee members can deal with.
The problems of student aid
(dollars and the lack thereof),
foreign students (discriminatory
policies), unemployment (jobs and
the lack thereof), tuition fee increases (last year and again next
year), cutbacks (last year, this year,
next year, forever ...?) and on and
on and on are real. They effect
both you and I, and both you and I
have an affect on how they're
handled. There is very good reason
to believe that the tuition fee increase we were hit with last year was
a mere 25 per cent, rather than the
40 per cent it had been planned to
be because of student protests. The
loan ceiling on Canada Student
Loans was to be raised, by an act of
parliament, sometime this spring —
NUS spoke out on behalf of
students across the country and the
bill was tabled. These are but two
examples — fairly significant
examples, mind you — to prove
that students do have a voice, if
they choose to use it.
In the web of bureaucracy that i:
student representation, the buck,
on these matters, starts at the
external affairs committee. If
you're in the least bit concerned,
curious, upset or annoyed, I urge
you to get in touch with me about
the date and time of the next
committee meeting.
Please think about the loan you
didn't get, the visa that means you
can't really live, the education that
isn't what it should be, for just a
minute — and then get in touch
with me. My office number is 228-
6101 and that's in SUB 262. Come
and talk to me ... involve yourself
...it's your education, your future.
Kate Andrew
external affairs officer
LSAT Weekend Review Seminars
expertly given by the
LAW BOARD REVIEW CENTRE
v^t'^/vjeave it to chance or luck!
Suite 330,1152 Mainland Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B
phone toll free (24hrs.) 800-663-3381
SUMMER
STUDENTS
GRADUATES
See us NOW
for employment
JOIN US & BECOME INVOLVED IN BUILDING
THIS COUNTRY'S RESOURCE FUTURE
We are working together to achieve our goal of assuring a future energy
supply for Canada.
Our Company has in place a superior team of professionals and we are
now accelerating recruitment in search of individuals who are excited by
the challenge of growing with us.
Please see your placement officer now for further information on openings,
interviews and for company brochures.
WATCH YOUR STUDENT PLACEMENT BULLETIN
BOARD FOR TIMES & DATES.
P.O. BOX 2844, CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P 2M7.
 Perro-Goncxla	 Pag* 6
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, October 19, 197i
'Tween classes
TODAY
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
Women's drop-in, noon, SUB 130.
CCF
Bible study, noon, SUB 125.
UBC NDP CLUB
Workshop, noon, SUB 213.
VARSITY OUTDOOR CLUB
Free climbing film, 7:30 p.m., MacMillan 166.
CHARISMATIC
CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Fellowship and special guest speaker, 7:30 p.m..
Lutheran Campus Centre.
PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY
Yorsh speaks on hypnotism in dentistry, noon,
IRC1.
POTTERY CLUB
General meeting, 1 p.m., SUB 251.
INTERNATIONAL HOUSE
Folk night at the coffeepiace, 8 p.m.. International House coffeepiace.
EAST INDIAN
STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
General meeting, noon, SUB 205.
ECKANKAR CLUB
Organizational meeting, noon, SUB 117.
AMNESTY UBC
Judith Brocklehurst speaks on What is a prisoner
of conscience?, noon, Buch. 106.
Form tetters for prisoners of conscience, noon,
SUB main lobby.
MEDIEVAL SOCIETY
Discussion of medieval life, noon, SUB 113.
GAY PEOPLE
GATE representation speaks on Vancouver Sun
vs. Gay Tide case, noon, SUB 211.
LIBERTARIAN SOCIETY
General meeting and discussion, noon, SUB
212A.
INTER-VARSITY
CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Dan Kaseji speaks on Kenya and its international
relations, noon, Angus 104.
FILMSOC
Production meeting for Annie Hall, noon, SUB
247.
MUSSOC
Make-up workshop, noon, SUB 115.
Hot flashes
Brocklehurst to
plea for rights
While you're reading this notice,
someone in the world is being tortured.
Amnesty International is a worldwide group dedicated to end the
violation of human rights.
Amnesty   UBC   and   the   Alma
Mater Society programs committee
are sponsoring Judith Brocklehurst
to speak on What is a Prisoner of
Conscience? Brocklehurst, who has
appeared on television programs
such as Man Alive and Fifth Estate,
will speak at noon today in Buch.
106.
Amnesty UBC also asks students
to sign a prisoner of conscience
form letter.
Henneken Auto
MERCEDES-VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT-VOLVO
Service—Repairs—Used Cars
8914 Oak St. (Oak & Marine) 263-8121
GRADUATE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Annual General Meeting
This Friday, 1Z:30
Grad Centre, Garden Room
BY-ELECTIONS
Nominations close Friday, at 6:00 p.m.,
for the following positions:
PRESIDENT
SECRETARY TREASURER
INTERNAL AFFAIRS        ASSEMBLY COORDINATOR
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS       1 S.R.A. REPRESENTATIVE
Nomination forms and information
at the Grad Centre Office, 228-3202.
the
S£au
LOOKING FOR A CHALLENGE
AND OPPORTUNITY
IT'S HARD NOT TO
THINK OF THE BAY
We are recruiting bright ambitious
University Grads for career in Merchandising.
A comprehensive training programme will be provided to successful
applicants over an initial two-year period
leading to placement as a Divisional
Sales Manager in one of our retail department stores.
Candidates must be available for
placement in various metropolitan centres of Canada. Ideally, applicants should
be graduates with Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) or Home Economics.
If you are interested in Merchandising, come have a talk with us. Contact
the campus placement office to arrange
an appointment for an interview to be
held on campus November 1st and 2nd.
Jason's Bay, (Etmtpaiqi
FRIDAY
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
Women's drop-in, noon, SUB 130.
DEBATING SOCIETY
Demonstration debate, noon, Buch. 205.
CSA
Mandarin club, noon, Angus 221.
AQUA-SOC
Party and slide show with door prizes, 8 p.m.,
SUB 212.
HEALTH SCIENCES
STUDENT COMMITTEE
Bed races, noon, front of Hebb Theatre.
COMMITTEE FOR THE DEFENCE
OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN CHILE -
INTERNATIONAL HOUSE
Chile nite, 8 p.m., International House.
UBC SKYDIVING CLUB
General meeting, noon, SUB 212.
UNIVERSITIES LECTURES COMMITTEE
Stanford professor Nathan Rosenberg speaks on
Karl Marx on Technology, noon, Buch. 104.
UBC HANG-GLIDING CLUB
General meeting and slide show, noon, SUB
215.
GRADUATE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Annual general  meeting,  noon,  Grad  Centre
garden room.
FEE REFERENDUM
OCT. 24 - 27
If ¥)u get
Wet
Moving Special
Jones P1520
Double offset ,,  ,
quilted Parka 'V
$47.00    ^3)?*
ssNf
parkas with
Dacron
fiberfiUII
4
will keepfou
warm
NOV. 1 - we move to
3425 W. BROADWAY
PACK&
BOOTS SHOP
1406 WEST BROADWAY, Tel. 738-3128
710 YATES MALL VICTORIA 383-2144
THE CLASSIFIEDS
RATES: Student - 3 lines, 1 day $1.50; additional lines 35c.
Commercial — 3 lines, 1 day $2.75; additional lines 50c. Additional days $2.50 and 45c.
Classified ads are not accepted by telephone and are payable in advance.
Deadline is 11:30 a.m., the day before publication.
Publications Office, Room 241, S.U.B., UBC, Van., B.C.  V6T 1W5.
5 — Coming Events
INTERNATIONAL
HOUSE
Thurs., Oct. 19, 8:00 p.m. — Folknite
at the Coffeepiace. Bring your talent
or lust join in.
Fri., Oct. 20, 8:00 p.m. — "CHILE
NIGHT" — Cultural presentation,
Chilean food, drinks and dancing to
a Latin Band Sabor' $3 non-members in advance, $1.50 members t.H.
International House welcomes all
UBC students and community — and
we are NOT just for overseas students. Call us at 228-5021.
10 — For Sale — Commercial
COMMUNITY SPORTS. Excellent prices
for ice skates, hockey, soccer, jogging
and racquet sports equipment. 733-
1612, 3615 West Broadway, Vancouver,
B.C.
70 — Services
Warren
Miller jn
earch
'of Skiing
Hilarious colorful adventure film
WEDNESDAY,
OCTOBER 25, 1978
SUB AUDITORIUM
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
$2.50 Tickets
Available SUB Rm. 210
and at the door
20 — Housing
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Double
rooms, $75 each per mo., singles $125-
$150 per mo.; kitchen facilities. Rent
discounts possible. 2280 Wesbrook,
ph. 224-9679, Mike or Greg.
30-Jobs
DESPERATE APPEAL for volunteers to
carry the ball for tbe Graduate Students Association. By-election nominations close tomorrow, 6:00 p.m.
Nomination forms in Grad Centre
office.
35 - Lost
CREATIVE Contemporary Dance Workshop, Tuesdays, 5-6:30 p.m., Armoury
208 upstairs. Free — open to anyone
interested in creative dance, improvis-
tion, composition and performance.
For information  call,  Marcia Snider,
J34-0226.	
JUDITH BROCKLEHURST SPEAKS I I I
Today — Lunch — Free — Buch. 106
on "What Is A Prisoner Of Con-
science?" presented by Amnesty UBC,
co-sponsored by AMS Programmes
Committee.
10 — For Sole — Commercial
LOST — Man's gold watch, in the area
of B lot. Engraved on back. Reward.
278-1908.
LOST — Pair of green glasses in green
case. Phone 224-3694.
WE COPY IT
ALL FOR YOU
BOOKS-THESES-FLYERS
845 Burrard
682-2919
Rm. 100 A
SUB
REPRODUCTION CENTRE       224-1011
85 — Typing
ON CAMPUS TYPIST. Fast, accurate.
Reasonable rates. Phone 732-3680 after
6:00 pjn.
TYPIN© — 75c per page. Fast and accurate by experienced typist. Gordon,
685-4863.
TYPINO: Essays, theses, manuscripts,
reports, resumes, etc. Fast and accurate service. Bilingual. Clemy, 324-9414.
PROFESSIONAL TYPING — Correcting
IBM Selectric.   2S4-8365.
EXPERIENCED TYPIST on campus,
dropoff, 70c per page. Essays, theses,
term papers, etc. Ph. 253-0336 after
5:00 p.m.
FAST,     efficient
rates. 266-5053.
typing.    Reasonable
LOST — Maroon and yellow sweatsuit
with watch in pocket. UBC gates during Arts-20 raoe. Finder please contact Sybille,' 224-6288.
90 - Wanted
SAVE MONEY   ^
ON SPEAKERS
Before you buy any other speaker drop in and
listen to our great LAB series of speakers at
unbeatable prices or for even greater savings
you can assemble them yourself with our easy
step by step instructions. We supply plans for
the home builder or choose from one of our
seven famous SPEAKERLAB KITS. 50 to 250
watts. Easy to assemble, beautiful to look at,
and beautiful to listen to. Guaranteed for 10
YEARS. Professional quality at half price.
SAVE MONEY ON STEREOS
Best prices on Akai. Sansui. Rotel. Dual, Kenwood, Sherwood, Scott, Eiectrovoice, Altec.
SAVE MONEY ON REPAIRS
Specializing   in   speaker   repairs,   tape
recorders, turntables, tuners and amps.
Additional discounts with student cards
Open Nightly Till 8:00 p.m.
SPEAKERLAB
1835 WEST 4th AVE.
CORNER OF BURRARD & 4TH
734-2823 — 734-4534 .
LOST —  HP-21   CALCULATOR,  Oct.  4,
CPSC 201. Call Gord, 224-3475.
WANTED — One semi-traler of Coors
beer in Subfilms presentation of
SMOKEY  AND  THE  BANDIT.
40 — Messages
FOLK NIGHT happens Friday, Oct. 20,
8:30 p.m. in Grad Centre Garden
Room. Everyone welcome, no charge.
Sponsored by Grad. SA.
B.R. —  I would love to  get together
on Saturday — C.B.
65 — Scandals
WHAT WILL HAPPEN to your fees
if the Graduate Students Association
goes down the tube? Be at the G.S.A.
Annual General Meeting, Friday,
12:30, Grad Centre Garden Room.
TOMORROW and tomorrow and tomorrow — as well as today on SUB Main
Concourse (and next week in Rm. 237)
you can sign Amnesty UBC's letters
on behalf of 3 countries' prisoners of
conscience. Help us help. Send a
letter.
99 — Miscellaneous
ARTS BEAR GARDEN, October 20th,
4:00 in Buchanan Lounge. Everyone
welcome.
Jr=lr=Jt=Jr=Jr=lr=Jr=lr=Jr=lr=lr=
USE
UBYSSEY
CLASSIFIED
TO SELL - BUY
INFORM
=nr=ir=ir=Jr=ir=ir==Jr=ur=*r=Jr=Ji Thursday, October 19, 1978
THE      UBYSSEY
Pag* 7
$9,000 deficit hits AMS
From page 1
publications (up 2.8 per cent), have
been re-allocated from other
student government budgets,
particularly subsidiary
organizations such as radio CITR.
The SRA is conducting a fee
referendum Oct. 25-27 in an attempt to raise AMS fees for the first
time in 32 years. The referendum
calls for a fee increase to $11 from
the current $9.
"Not only are existing services
being reduced, but new areas are
being stifled," Wong said in an
introduction to the budget.
He also warned that "faced with
the same situation next year (with
static revenue), student services will
be reduced further and in more
areas."
Meanwhile, SRA agreed, after
considerable debate, to allocate
$200 in fees for delegates to be sent
by the AMS to the B.C. Students'
Federation conference in Richmond
on Saturday.
Conflict arose again on a motion
calling for a re-affirmation of the
AMS stand against Canadian banks
BLACK & LEE
TUX SHOP
NOW AT
1110 Seymour St.
688-2481
operating on South Africa. The
motion was eventually passed, in
support of campus groups participating in the current Southern
Africa Week activities.
Discussion of the several constitutional proposals was postponed
until 9 a.m. Saturday, when interested parties will meet in the
student council chambers in SUB.
Norcen
Energy Resources Limited
Geologists and Geological Assistants wanted for
Uranimum and Base Metals Exploration. Two or
more years field experience are desired. For further
information please contact the Canada Employment Centre on Campus.
L -B Commercial Electronics1
Stereo Bargain of the Week is
a PIONEER Model CT-F8282 Cassette Deck
For Only
Featuring:
• 2 Motor Transport
• Dolby Noise Reduction
• Durable Ferrite Head
• Large Meters & LED Peak Level Indicators
• Memory Rewind
'Including one
cassette tape of your
choice at no extra
charge.
- -B Commercial Electronics ltd
"The home of qualify stereo components"
1305 Burrard St., Vancouver 669-5525
t'HARt.KX
w
rice
^terhouse
CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
Representatives will be available on campus on November
15, 16 and 17 at the Canada Employment Centre to
interview graduates for the Vancouver office who will be
eligible for student registration with the Institute of
Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.
Students who are unable to arrange for an interview on campus through the Canada Employment Centre should mail
before November 24 a copy of their U.C.P.A. form or personal resume and most recent transcript of marks to:
Personnel Manager,
Price Waterhouse & Co.,
1075 West Georgia Street,
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 3G1
Additional information is available at the
Canada Employment Centre on campus..
This Weekend a workshop with
JACK SCHWARZ
pioneer in holistic health on
DYNAMIC CENTRES OF
HUMAN ENERGIES (CHAKRAS)
This workshop will focus on the relationship of the human
energy centres (chakras) to the endocrine system and to
levels and types of consciousness.
Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 21-22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lecture Hall 3, Woodward Bldg., UBC
Students $55. Lunchbreak 12-2 p.m. (bring lunch)
No taping. No single sessions.
For information phone 228-2181, local 261
Centre for Continuing Education, U.B.C.
PIT COFFEE-HOUSE-HOURS - Mon- Fn-Noon-2-30
BOO v
SHOUJ
09ONDAVS    "7:°°    ^°
<0/DNIT£
?tees€ioTeT>     £>y    + we
•Pit * citr-u£>.c fcftwo
After ^ p^> dkcols-  £. &pw>
SaWdlcLw , the  ri.fc  ts
restv.ctva "to pe/sor^
oveV iSwears A  IS   im
possession «f volIvo^ A.<*VS.
c<cva A aac I. d.  Guests
mo»fc hauc jg*«S2» et<\e l-D.
LETHE
fMAtis    FIjOOR)
S.U.&.
N|on - Ffc«:     B Pjr\. - H.*»Oftn.
SAT e*a.V;   6 Pm - II. 3o P*>
CeeKTAlUI    QALOftft.
Saturday, nite
.Disco
Zr>d "Pit-Disco
Corttest
"Disco    +Voduc«cL     b^
CITR -UBC (WXo
HALLOWEEN-COSTUME-DISCO  —SAT, OCT,   28™-  8p.m. Page 8
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, October 19, 1978
SPORTS
Grid rivalry
Defence boosts gridders   s™ UPin aip
The strong defensive corps of the
UBC football 'Birds forced Calgary
errors and gave opportunity to the
offence in a 34-10 win at Thunderbird Stadium Saturday.
The 'Birds were tested early in
the Western Intercollegiate
Football League game before 800
fans, when the University of
Calgary's Harry Kruger returned
the opening kickoff for a 98-yard
touchdown. But the 'Birds bounced
back, with tailback John Mackay
rambling 61 yards for the major
before a minute was gone.
The 'Birds led 18-10 at the half,
but to boost their playoff chances
they needed a 16-point win, because
UBC lost 29-14 to the Dinos Sept.
8.
Both teams are now 4-2 and
contending for the second and final
playoff spot. So UBC turned the
screws in the second half, not only
stopping any scoring and first
downs, but also keeping the Dinos
from getting more than one
complete pass (for three yards).
"They beat us physically very
badly in the second half," said
Calgary coach Mike Lashuk, noting
that Calgary was stopped three
times inside UBC's 15-yard line,
but only came away with three
points. Twice Calgary gave up the
ball on downs, going for seven
rather than taking three.
UBC head coach Frank Smith
said he thought Calgary's third-
down gambles were both mistakes,
but Lashuk said, "You can always
question," his voice trailing off.
Other Calgary problems included
four interceptions. Al Chorney had
two, and Bernie Crump and Jack
Hirose each took one. Causing the
Reptiles so much confusion were
vetern tackle Mark Wald, who
helped shut down the ground game,
and end Brent Racette, a converted
rugby player who joined the
gridders this season. At 6'1" and
215 pounds, third-year player Kevin
Konar was a defensive anchor in his
middle-linebacker spot.
UBC moved ahead to stay at 7:15
of the. first quarter, quarterback
Dan Smith connecting with a wide-
open Chris Davies for a 50-yard
major. Another promising drive
was halted by Kruger, who intercepted an errant Smith pass to
the end zone.
In the second quarter, Gary Metz
kicked a 37-yard field goal after
Davies lost the handle on a sure
touchdown pass. Chorney's interception set up another Metz
attempt, but this was wide and the
'Birds took a single.
In the second half, UBC marched
Jock
Shorts
The UBC Thunderbirds ice
hockey team was in Port Alberni
last weekend to tangle with the Port
Alberni intermediate team. The
'Birds returned from the trip having
swept both ends of the weekend
series, 8-3 and 11-3.
Derek Williams scored five goals
for the 'Birds and Frank Gorringe
added four.
The puck 'Birds go to the
Kootenay's this weekend to play a
Cranbrook team on Friday and
then move on to Kimberley to meet
the local Dynamiters on Saturday.
*     *     *
The soccer 'Birds lost 1-0 to the
University of Victoria at UBC
Wednesday.
downfield and established offensive
superiority in the first possession.
The drive bore fruit on a quick
look-in pass from Smith, which
Davies caught and carried for the
28-yard touchdown. He led all
receivers with six catches for 99
yards.
At the end of the third quarter,
Mackay swept wide on a 10-yard
touchdown run that appeared to
put the game, at 32-10, out of
reach. But coach Smith left in the
first-string players, to make sure
that the Dinos couldn't pull within
15 points. This would have given
them a better overall record against
UBC this year, a factor which will
likely count in the final standings.
UBC added two insurance points
in the fourth, one on a missed Metz
field goal attempt and another off
the foot of punter Al Chorney.
Mackay carried the ball 19 times
for 152 yards of UBC's 433-yard
offensive total.
But UBC's special team coverage
was loose. Kruger and Jim Jenkyns
combined for  175 yards in kick
returns, 18 yards more than
Calgary's total offence. Coach
Smith winced at the memory of
Kruger's opening-kickoff touchdown. "That opening kickoff
really pisses me off," he said.
"Everyone goes down and it's
Cloud City."
WIFL STANDINGS
WLF
A Pts.
Alberta
5 1 147
87
10
UBC
4 2 212
92
8
Calgary
4 2 134
91
8
Saskatchewan
3 4 112
169
6
Manitoba
0 7   64 230
0
"We put 34 points on the board
against a good team."
KONAR
standout
Well, Calgary was good. The
Saturday win moved UBC from
eighth place to fourth in the
Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic
Association's weekly national
rankings, while Calgary dropped
from second to fifth. In sixth spot is
Alberta. The University of Western
Ontario is first.
The playoff situation is this: One
win in the last two games ensures
second place, and two wins (including a win by 18 points over
league-leading Edmonton if
Calgary doesn't beat them) puts the
'Birds in first.
UBC travels to Winnepeg to take
on the University of Manitoba
Bisons Saturday, then hosts Alberta
at home on Oct. 28.
BIRD SEED: UBC running back
Rich Negrin was lost for the rest of
the season after suffering a broken
collar bone on the first play of the
second half. Brother Dave will
continue at running back in his
place. Other wounded include Greg
Gardner, Bernie Crump and Gord
Penn. Saskatchewan beat Manitoba
26-13 in the other weekend game.
By PAUL WILSON
The proposed resumption of the
UBC — SFU football rivalry may
die an impromptu death, strangled
by mounds of red tape and infighting between the two universities' athletic departments.
A game planned for Nov. 25 in
Empire Stadium was cancelled by
SFU athletic director Lome Davies
over a squabble about whether the
game would be played under
American or Canadian rules. The
UBC men's athletic committee
insists that Canadian rules be used,
but SFU wants to either play under
American rules this year or in a
future rematch.
Men's athletic director "Bus"
Phillips said Wednesday "I am
surprised that members of the
community or the student body
haven't been up here banging on
my desk demanding the game be;
played."
The dispute dates back to a series
of letters and meetings this summer
between the two universities. Both
sides agreed that the rivalry should
be resumed but no consensus could
be reached on the game's rules.
SFU suggested that rules be
alternated every year or that this
year's loser could choose next
year's rules. But UBC insisted that,
since both teams were Canadian,
the game should be played under
Canadian rules.
"None of the schools on the
prairies will play them under any
but Canadian rules," said Phillips.
"So why should we commit ourselves to any other arrangement?"
SFU would not move from what
Davies termed "our final
proposal." In a letter addressed to
Phillips, Davies wrote, "We will
not plan to compete against you on
November 25th."
UBC   administration   president
Doug Kenny jumped into the fray,
issuing a press release saying, "I am
sure they must agree that letting an
if, and/or maybe dispute over the
game keep us from playing this year
is just plain silly."
Phillips echoed this position,
saying, "We are ready to play on
Nov. 25. Let's try to get this game
played and let next year take care of
itself."
There seems to be no change in
SFU's position, either. Acting
athletic director Barb Robertson
said Wednesday, "I'm not aware of
any change in our position. But I'm
not sure what is going on. No one
is. We're not setting conditions on
the game. It's UBC that won't play
under any but  Canadian rules."
But Robertson later agreed that
alternating rules in some form was
the only condition under which
SFU would play.
The rivalry itself dates back to
the late 60's and early 70's. The two
teams played five games between
1967 and 1971. SFU won four and
the other, the infamous Mud Bowl
of 1969, ended in a tie.
The main reason the games were
stopped was UBC was just not
competitive with SFU. In the five
games, UBC was outscored 168-32
and public interest all but died too.
But it appears that now the teams
may be much more evenly matched.
The only team both UBC and SFU
face each season is the University
of Puget Sound Loggers of
Tacoma. This year the Loggers
defeated SFU 36-0. But UBC
thrashed Puget Sound 28-7 on Oct.
7. The difference between the two
games was that many key Loggers
missed the UBC game due to injuries, but were back in the lineup
to face the Clansmen. Also, Puget
Sound enjoyed home field advantage against SFU, but played at
Thunderbird Stadium against UBC.
Hoop Birds look weakp^^^^
as veterans drift away
By DON MacINTYRE
The 1978-79 version of the
Thunderbird basketball team will
be a team of surprises, but the
biggest one was for coach Peter
Mullins when 6'8" centre Adam
Yawrenko left the university last
week.
Yawrenko was an integral part of
the 'Bird offense and will be greatly
missed. This would have been only
his second year on the varsity
squad, his first having been marred
with injuries. Despite physical
problems Yawrenko consistently
managed to hit double figures for
an inconsistent 'Bird offense.
This loss was added to the earlier
loss of Yawrenko's fellow centre,
6'7" Mark Adilman, who did not
return to UBC this year. Adilman,
a leading rebounder on last year's
squad, has decided to move to
Israel for the year.
To the list on non-returnees the
name of veteran guard Doug
Mosher must be added. Mosher was
one of the Thunderbird's best
outside shooters and an aggressive
defensive player. A personal
conflict with coach Mullins is
reported to be the reason for
Mosher's decision to sit out.
Now for the bad news. This
year's squad is lacking on both
height and experience. The team
has no more than two returning
starters.
The hoop 'Birds open their
schedule with a pair of exhibition
games Oct. 27 and 28 in War
Memorial   gym.
The UBC women's ice hockey
team embarks Sunday on a trip to
Japan to play in the four-team
Isetan Invitational tournament.
The Thunderettes will be the first
women's ice hockey team to play
outside North America.
No, the women did not sell
114,000 boxes of chocolate-covered
almonds to pay for the trip. The tab
is being picked up by Isetan, a
department store chain sponsoring
the tournament.
The team is relatively new, this
being their second season. They
play in a 12-team women's league
and finished sixth last year after an
18-game schedule.
The rules are only slightly
modified from men's hockey.
There is no bodychecking and
helmets have faceguards. The
strength of the Thunderettes appears to be their skating legs. Many
of the women come from a figure-
skating background, as do many
professional players. Obviously
their hockey skills won't be as
polished as their male counterparts,
but many have not had the chance
to play in organized sport for many
years.
The team will be gone for 12
days (no mid-terms) and will play
four games.
Women's Sports
Second wind lifts UBC
to J 9 - 6 rugby win
The UBC women's field hockey
team is the team to beat this
weekend in Saskatoon, where they
will defend their Canada West
Universities Athletic Association
title in the five-team tourney. In 18
games this season, the Thunderettes
are undefeated and have racked up
64 goals, while allowing only four.
If they win in Saskatoon, it's off
to the nationals in Toronto from
Nov. 5-8. Last year the team
finished third in the nationals.
On Saturday, the Thunderettes
beat   North   Vancouver    5-0   at
Trafalgar to boost their Division
One record to 4-0. UBC also beat
the University of Alberta twice in
exhibition play at UBC over the
weekend.
The team has demonstrated its
strength by winning the University
of Calgary's eight-team invitational
in September and the 10-team
invitational at the University of
Alberta in Edmonton on Oct. 1.
*   *   *
In soccer action over the
weekend, UBC tied Sparlings 1-1.
UBC hosts Wesburn at Mclnnes
field Sunday at 10 a.m.
Playing their third game in six
days, the UBC rugby team needed a
second wind to hold off Capilano
19-6 in Vancouver Rugby Union
action at UBC Saturday.
After breaking to an early 6-0
lead on a Dave Whyte try, converted by Preston Wiley, the 'Birds
began to show the effects of the
tough schedule. Although the
'Birds manhandled the Caps in the
scrum, their open-field play
repeatedly broke down and they
generated little offence.
A Capilano penalty goal just
before the half closed the score to 6-
3.
Capilano tied the score with a
penalty kick early in the second half
and the visitors pushed down to
UBC's two-metre line being halted
by a penalty. This threat,
Capilano's best offensive display of
the day, shocked UBC out of its
fatigue-induced fog and the 'Birds
took control.
Right after the 20-minute mark, a
series of passes moved the ball out
wide to Andrew Bibby, who
rambled 50 yards for a try. Wiley
converted, later added a penalty
kick, and Don Carson bulled over
for the final score.
Last Wednesday night UBC
beat  Ex-Britannia 26-0.
UBC is 3-1 in league play, having
lost only to the league-leading
Rowing Club in the 'Birds' first
game this season.

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.ubysseynews.1-0126423/manifest

Comment

Related Items