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The Ubyssey Mar 19, 1974

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 RCMP to oust protestors
By JAKE van der KAMP
The Vancouver parks board
voted Monday to call in the RCMP
to remove protestors who continue
to halt the erosion control work on
Towers beach.
The decision was made after
more than an hour of debate in a
special meeting in which a counter
proposal to put up only a blanket of
sand and delete gravel and rock
groins from the plans was rejected.
City council will be asked to
endorse the resolution at its
meeting this evening and if it does
the resolution will go into effect.
Mayor Art Phillips has already
said he will approve whatever the
parks board wants.
Beach preservation committee
spokesman, Peter Chataway, said
after the meeting the stage is being
set for a confrontation between the
protestors and the parks board.
"I'll discuss it with the beach
preservation committee," he said.
"It's a question whether city
council will approve such a heavy-
handed motion. If they do we're
looking at confrontation politics
and we're ready."
He called the commissioners
supporting the proposal "of outstanding low mentality" and said
the board was being unreasonable
in refusing to consider other plans
which their own experts said
merited consideration.
The motion reads that the
superintendant, on behalf of the
parks board, is hereby authorized
to remove those persons obstructing the performance of the
work authorized to be done by the
board on the Point Grey foreshore,
and to engage such persons as he
sees fit to assist him.
Superintendant Stuart Lefeaux
said after the meeting he has
talked to RCMP officials and they
are prepared to remove the
protestors. He said they have
assured him the RCMP has full
jurisdiction over the area.
University RCMP officials were
not available for comment.
But Lefeaux was obviously
hesitant to make this move. During
the meeing he warned the commissioners it will be extremely
difficult to remove the protestors.
He had also spent two hours
before the meeting with Chataway
and Roy Blunden of the beach
preservation committee in an
attempt to find a solution which
would satisfy both parties. In that
meeting Chataway and Blunden
agreed they would stop protesting
if just the sand blanket were put on
the beach.
They also suggested doing
sociological, ecological, and environmental studies of the effect of
the erosion control project before it
continues and said drainage and
cliff-top erosion should be considered the highest priority.
But the parks board rejected
these proposals. Commissioner
George Puil, who before the
meeting told Chataway he would
like to see him in jail if he continued to halt the work, said he was
convinced enough research had
been done on the project and no
more time should be spent considering alternative proposals.
"These people are dictating to
our staff and consultants what
should be done," he said. "We
should not allow our experts to be
dictated to by what I sometimes
consider to be bunch of crackpots."
Work on Towers beach has been
halted since it began March 4.
Officials of the construction
company which is doing the work
say the company is losing approximately $700 a day because of
the delay.
There are currently a bulldozer
and a front-end loader idled on the
beach being watched by a
company employee and a hired
A March 12 board attempt to
refer the issue to the provincial
gov*>i•;■■;-.■(■ ailed when resources
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March 4 to close down the beach-
area needed for the work. The
RCMP did not know whether to
intervene and parks board
chairman Art Cowie, said it would
be difficult to prevent people from
using the beach.
Plans to stop the erosion on the
beach have been in existence for
some time but protestors say the
current one is not well enough
researched, will destroy the appeal
of the beach and does not deal with
cliff-top erosion.
Part of the urgency to get the
project done comes because the
$350,000 it is costing may no longer
be adequate to do the work by next
fall due to rising construction
Jack Wood, a representative of
Swan Wooster, the company which
drew up the plans for the project,
said it could be worthwhile to wait
for two days in order to make some
recommendation on the proposal
for sand blanjcet alone but he said
he preferred the current plans
which include gravel and rock
"The purpose of the gravel is to
create a second line of defense in
case of a major storm," he said.
"I'm most comfortable with the
sand and gravel proposal. And with
the groins it will be more durable."
Puil agreed with him. "There's
no way the sand alone will stay
there. We've found further along
Spanish Banks that it did not work.
It was undermined. If the sand
goes we're out $350,00Q," he said.
The board also heard a
presentation by the alumni
association which supported the
current scheme.
"We're here to support the
position of the parks board," a
spokesman said. "65,000 of our
See page 2: MEMBERS
Vol. LV, No. 61
48      228-2301
photo of main library. Streakers and snow gone. The Ubyssey looks to
that mysterious yellow ball in sky for inspiration and solace as exams.
-terry manulak photo
labs, essays etc., etc. surround bewildered staffers with unwanted
neuroses. Maybe a nice walk along Towers beach before those nasty
men in uniforms come to take us away will help ...
No summer job? Try UIC
Many students will be eligible to collect up
to $107-a-week in unemployment insurance
funds two weeks after classes finish April 5.
To qualify, a student needs only to have
worked eight insurable weeks in the year
prior to submission of the application.
The necessary weeks may include a
student's previous summer job (regardless of
whether he or she was laid off or quit to return
to school) or a sufficient amount of part-time
work during the school year.
In most cases, benefits become payable two
weeks after the application is submitted. A
three-week penalty clause, levied against
those who quit jobs, does not apply to
Unfortunately, there's more to collecting
the money than simply submitting your name
to the Unemployment Insurance Commission.
UIC public relations officer Bill Barker
says students must actively be looking for
work while collecting benefits.
"It doesn't matter if you are a university
student, carpenter, or painter," he says.
"Students are not a special breed."
Students are not eligible to collect funds
while attending school but once classes are
finished they can scoop up on the free cash.
Barker said benefits are given to everyone
"capable and able and looking for work."
So as long as your request for benefits is
"reasonable" you are entitled to receive full
unemployment benefits. Reasonable includes
searching for jobs during the exam period
(but not on exam days) as long as the student
disqualifies himself from benefits on the
actual exam day, says Barker
But Barker said this reasonable., ss .;-. a
subjective quality.
Each case is dealt with individually. Do
you think it (the r>pp!ir::,: n for benefits)
oounds reasonable? If you don't think it's
right, it's not right in the eyes of our insurance officers."
Therefore, students with day-time classes
or absurdly specific job requirements are
ineligible, he said.
Fred Morely, also a UIC public relations
officer, said the commission will pay students
two-thirds of their average weekly part-time
or summer income, up to a maximum weekly
income of $160.
The maximum weekly benefit then is $107,
but since income tax is deducted the actual
cheque is smaller.
The benefit's duration is determined by a
complex formula with variables for the
amount of weeks the student has worked, the
local unemployment rate and the national
unemployment rate the officials said.
Currently, if a student in B.C. worked eight
weeks last summer, he or she could receive a
total of 22 weeks benefits.
If the job paid $160 per week or more he
would receive approximately $2,100 in the 22
But "this is the theoretical maximum" said
Morely. Students are expected to look
diligently for work throughout the summer
and may be required to offer proof of their job
search efforts to UIC officers, he said.
And students cannot use the excuse no jobs
of equivalent quality are available "beyond a
reasonable point," he said.
In other words, a student who had a slack
job paying $5.00 per hour last summer might
be expected, after a few weeks searching for
equivalent work, to take a hard labor job
paying only *:. 'H! ,*t hour. Bnkfr said.
Morely said the three ue.-K "penalty
period eomnumly applied as a deterrent to
people who quit their jobs does not apply to
students returning to school, if they don't
request UIC benefits until 13 weeks after
quitting their job.
Thus students who quit work in August or
September to return to school only have to
wait two weeks for benefits to begin, instead
of the normal five weeks for people who quit
their jobs.
Of course, students laid off in late summer
due to a work shortage also don't have to
worry about the panalty clause.
However, Morely said the UIC's "greatest
problem" with students' claiming benefits
has been students applying for benefits in the
few summer weeks after they are laid off and
before they return to school.
These students are ineligible for a
resumption of benefits when they leave school
in April, he said.
Students working part-time during the
school year may add their earnings to extend
UIC benefits if they earned more than $34 per
week and had premiums deducted, .said the
However, "if you quit that part time job you
would have to wait three weeks," says Baker,
referring to the penalty clause. In effect, a
student who quit his part-time job in order to
look for full-time work would be denied
benefits for five weeks.
But Baker emphasized exceptions can be
made even in the above ruling. "The person
has to give a story to us." If the story is
reasonable, benefits are paid, he says.
The officials emphasized they have several
methods to catch up with tricksters and fraud
artists, including post-audit checks and informants.
"We receive many letters a day from informants and many phone calls" from people
wlio are fed up seeing people lazing on Wreck
Beach while collecting benefits, said Baker.
"Normally, we just ask for the money
But he said sometimes crooks land up with
$500 fine and a six month jail sentence. Page 2
Student air travel pass expected soon
Tuesday, March 19, 1974
Keep your fingers crossed if
you're planning to travel in Europe
this summer — if you're lucky it
might turn out to be cheaper than
you think.
A proposed student air travel
pass could become reality within
the next couple of weeks, student
travel spokesman Trenor Tilley
said Monday.
The planned passes would allow
unlimited air travel in Europe and
From page 1
members would be most upset if
you wait any longer."
Voting for the motion to call in
the police were commissioners
Sandy Robertson, George Wain-
born, Bill DuMoulin and Puil.
Commissioner May Brown
chaired the meeting and Bill
MacCreery abstained.
A motion by MacCreery to have
Swan Wooster look into the
possibilities of a sand blanket
without gravel and groins failed for
a lack of a seconder.
would cost $200 for 45 days or $260
for a 60 day pass.
"It's pretty definite," Tilley
said. "I think it should come
through in the next couple of weeks
or so."
Tilley, manager of the
Association of student councils
Vancouver branch in SUB, said he
expects the passes to be popular.
Meanwhile, scheduled flights to
Europe are filling quickly.
"Many flights are full," said
Tilley. "We had a heavy beginning
with a lot of early bookings this
Dependency 3,
Intelligence 0
The American brokerage firm of
Merrill Lynch has a test it gives to
potential account executives; one
question asks them to rate the most
important qualities in a woman.
If the applicant replies:
"dependency" and af-
fectionateness" receives two
points. If he says "beauty", he gets
one point.
However, if he rates "intelligence and independence" as
the finest qualities he gets no
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General Meeting
Thursday, March 21 — 12:30 p.m.
Grad Centre Garden Room
Agenda includes:
—lawyer's report on A.M.S. fees
—report on Grad Centre questionnaire
Grad Class '74
8 p.m.-l a.m. Grad Student Centre
Semi-Formal $2.50/person
Tree Planting Ceremony
March 21-12:45 p.m.
Tilley said seats are still
remaining on some long term
flights to Europe. Flights of less
than six weeks are available,
departing weekly beginning in
For those 23 and under a youth
fare to Europe is available on a
standby basis. The seat is confirmed seven days before the day
of departure. The return portion of
the ticket is good for up to a year.
The association is offering a
series of group flights to Australia,
with two and four month departures. Return fare from Vancouver
to Sidney is $630 and seats are
filling fast.
Group flights to Toronto on a
charter or group basis are also
available. The flights are planned
for the end of term, and will cost
between $90 and $100 one way.
Return tickets will cost $210 or $50
less than the regular fare.
Tilley said this program may be
expanded. "If there are enough
requests, we'll try other places as
well as Toronto," he said.
Flights to Mexico at Christmas
are also offered. Tilley said he
hopes exchanges with Mexican
students can also be arranged.
Reserve rules revealed
After recent approval of increased parking fees,
the UBC traffic office has announced requirements
for preferred student parking during the 1974-75
academic year.
Graduate students and undergraduates who have
completed three years by Aug. 31 or are enrolled in
fourth year will be eligible for reserved parking and
may apply starting 7:30 a.m. April 1 at the Wesbrook
Crescent traffic office.
The traffic office will inform students who apply in
person which space has been reserved for them.
Students may apply in writing for reserved parking
but are not guaranteed the space they ask for.
Eligible students may place their names on a
waiting list when a specific lot has been filled.
The traffic office will charge each applicant $1 to
cover administrative costs.
The student parking fees for 1974-75 will be $20 for
reserved parking, an increase over this year's $15,
and $6 for unreserved parking, increased from $5.
Each student applying in writing must enclose the
$1 with the application and must list three lots in
order of priority at which he desires preferred
parking. If the student's first choice is filled his name
will be put on the waiting list for that lot and the
student will be assigned to his second or third choice.
Preferred parking is available in A, C, O and E lots.
Unreserved parking in preferred lots will be
available to all students after August 1.
First and second year students can buy unreserved
B-lot parking all year round.
Think hockey's tough today? Not on your slapshot! You should
have seen it way-back-when. A real man's game. And it called
for a real man's beer. Old Style. Slow-brewed and naturally aged
for big beer flavour. It's the one thing that doesn't change. Old
Style's still a winner, year after year after year. Try it. You'i: ; ?
a fan, too.
Old __3"tCfl0 SLOW-BREWED AND NA. Tuesday, March 19, 1974
Page 3
Profs do the organizing waltz
to two competing union orchestras
Canadian University Press
Can a mostly voluntary organization of
university professors better represent
faculty in collective bargaining than a union
of public employees with 170,000 members?
The Canadian Association of University
Teachers says so and it is having to prove it
as the Canadian Union of Public Employees
continues its 10-year organizing drive which.
has succeeded in anionizihg virtually every
Canadian civil servant outside the federal
The CAUT has been around for 25 years.
As an organization of faculty associations
their role as a representative voice of
faculty and their effectiveness has been at
the mercy of voluntary recognition of CAUT
by the individual university or college.
CAUT has made recommendations, held
investigations including one in UBC's anthropology-sociology department and
censured several institutions including
Simon Fraser University and University of
Victoria for not abiding by its wishes.
With no punch and usually only a bullhorn,
CAUT has done little to democratize
universities and colleges or to better
faculty conditions.
It's not surprising, then, that CUPE has
decided to move in on a field virtually
With unstable conditions in the universities and colleges, caused by government
spending cutbacks and declining
enrolment, the once secure position of
faculty now is no better than that of General
Motors assembly line employees facing
technological change.
Despite much noise in the late '60s, little
has been done to improve the democratic
nature of the university.
These two factors have much to do with
recent decisions by five Canadian university
and college faculty associations including
UBC to seek collective bargaining. Unionism, with negotiations strictly between
management and employee with no room
for the consumer, there is an obvious
danger a faculty union rould mean the loss
of democratic privileges enjoyed by the
employee (faculty) and the consumer
To ensure the development of the
democratic university, CAUT has studied
the questions of faculty unions and their
effects for two years now. The first step was
to hire a full-time organizer, someone with
academic experience and a concept of the
trade union movement.
Marie-Claire Pommez taught at a Montreal community college and was involved
in (he Quebec common front strike in 1972.
Hired as an organizer, she advises faculty
Associations to form Independent unions
with CAUT affiliations. Independent unions,
allow for greater local autonomy, she
says. Each union can then shape itself
around the particular situation of the particular university.
Bullhorn & club
Why CAUT over CUPE? CAUT has been
dealing with faculty situations since its
CAUT believes it is developing from experience it has gained in universities and
that objective conditions in unversity and
industry are sufficiently different.
Pommez says faculty must organize
themselves in local and provincial bodies;
bodies of common interest before they are
going to benefit from, or be of benefit to,
collective action.
Organizing with CAUT, with recognition
of the national body and the right to appeal
to CAUT replaces the Bullhorn with the
club, forces the university to recognize
and permit CAUT arbitration regarding
faculty. If CAUT has been ineffectual
throughout its existence it's because it has
never had any legal way of backing up their
Right of appeal also allows the individual
professor to appeal to CAUT if the decision
regarding the individual is deemed unfair
by the person. Once established in
provincial and national bodies of common
interest, Pommez says faculty will be able
to identify more easily with other sectors of
the trade union movement.
CAUT advantages
The social democratic structure of the
university stands to lose if collective
bargaining between faculty and administration becomes the focal point of
If in a trade union sense, legalistic
definitions are required and adhered to, the
flexibility of the structure is lost, without
which there is no innovation or development.
If collective bargaining were the sole
criterion, there would not be mach difference between an independent faculty
union and another local of the massive
CUPE. A CUPE local would be in a better
position in regard to strike pay and
professional industrial negotiators.
In CUPE, however, locals forfeit their
autonomy to the national executive.
National decisions take precedence over
local ones, nimum fee contributions are
determined by the national executive.
But there is co-operation through choice in
independent unions.
CAUT sees collective bargaining as a way
to democratize the university structure;
CUPE sees collective bargaining as
•representing the rights of the Faculty.
Unless there is involvement from the
three   sides   affected   by   all   university
"decisions, students stand to lose if faculty
unionize and the administrative backlash
will be to centralize the structure.
Faculty unionization is a phenomenon
little control can be put on.
It is easily understood, however.
If student response is to organize as a
body to meet and negotiate with faculty and
administration there can only be the betterment of the university resulting. Pommez claims that CAUT is more interested in
defining structures to evaluate criteria tharj
in defining criteria in collective contracts.
Structures to evaluate criteria ran and
should be open to all segments of the
university population if students are to
evaluate, they must have a basis from which
to do so.
When the traditional form of student
government prepares for evaluations,
those evaluations are bound to be only on
generalized lines and allow for little
flexibility from department to department.
But teaching or learning physics differs
greatly from philosophy.
The course union -groups students of one
specialty or department to realize and
develop their "common interests. Such a
union can effectively negotiate with a
department, faculty or evaluation board
than a centralized student government. In
the same light an independent union with
national affiliations will better provide for
the interest of its members.
Knowing local requirements, it is much
easier to develop on a broad level, when the
need arises.
CAUT organizer Pommez says there is
either little or negative student reaction to
faculty unionizing, that student governments are unaware of the implications. She
claims they either don't react or want to be
part of everything.
The predominant student reaction to
faculty unionizing begrudges any pay raise
the faculty might get as it takes more of a
limited budget, therefore leaving less for the
It is hardly practical under present
conditions to have three sides present at
negotiations. One side is usually played off
against the other.
These factors also have much to do with
another eight faculty associations studying
the feasibility and merits of unionizing in the
Since it is a new phenomenon, the effects
are unknown. CAUT believes unionizing is a
way to democratize the university; a means
to transform the structure of the university.
In American universities, where more
than 212 faculties have unionized, students
are told to negotiate with the other party.
Administration encourages the students to
negotiate with faculty, making students part
of management and pitting them against
faculty, an alienation similar to that of
farmers and consumers. Every time a
farmer wants an increase to cover rising
costs, he/she mast apply to government
boards who say she/he may have the increase but it has to be passed on to the
consumer, not absorbed by the board and
handlers who make the biggest share of the
food dollar.
Although university funds are limited,
Inclinations of unionized faculty go far
beyond dollars and cents. Democratic
control of the university is the biggest
factor, control over academic structure,
control over changes of the university and a
say in determining what the university must
do to continue operating under limited
financial, positions.
So where does the student fit in? Although
unrealistic under present structures, ideally
running of a university should be done as
equally as possible with students, faculty
and administration deciding.
Students have little control over the handling of the university's funds. Is it
necessary for students to determine what
professors should be paid? Is it feasible?
Probably not at this point. But it's possible
for students to help decide what is going to
be taught, who will be teaching and the
accessibility of professors to students.
CAUT says it believes students, like any
other body, should have a fair say in these
Pommez claims she has approached
student  governments   where  CAUT   has
organized, Notre Dame university in
Nelson, University of Manitoba and lately at
St. Mary's in Halifax, where CAUT and
CUPE fought for the position of collective
bargaining agent. There has been little
response. She says students should meet as
a group with faculty who are considering
unionizing, and discuss areas of mutual
With unionized faculty here to stay, she
says there Should be stronl direction given
by the National Union of Students to help
students benefit from the developments.
She thinks NUS should meet with the CAUT
and with its collective bargaining committee to discuss mutual problems and help
develop a collective bargaining structure
beneficial to students as well as faculty.
CAUT's collective bargaining committee
is studying aspects of the university and
what effect normal collective bargaining
should have.
Through these studies, Pommez argues,
CAUT will be able to help faculty unions
define their contractual demands; coupled
with local experience, it is able to allow a lot
more flexibility in negotiations.
They try to negotiate general working
conditions as outlined by the local union,
grievance procedures and technological
change clauses and not exclude any
segment of the university population that
would be affected by contractual
According to CAUT, developments in
university negotiations as a result of faculty
unions could be used in the industrial
sector. The effective inclusion of the
university consumer, the student, could
pave the way for including the consumer in
the industrial sector, a concept realized and
somewhat feared by American labor
relations experts, says the American
College Press Service.
Students suffer?
Will students suffer if faculty go on strike?
What happens if profs strike and exams are
postponed and semesters are lost? It's a
legitimate question, and Pommez has a
result of a strike. Faculty isn't likely to
strike over just any matter. More money is
lost through a strike often than is gained. It
is usually a question of rights or the
threatened loss of them which would force
the faculty to the picket line. But everybody
could suffer more through the lack of the
right to strike over grievances.
It wasn't money that made the Quebec
Teachers Federation play an active role in
Quebec's common front during the general
strike two years ago when the
government threatened to curtail union
There are two strong reasons why CAUT
is in a better position to represent university
and college faculty than CUPE. Unless
there is a group concerned with the over-all
structure of the university and the overall
effects of a faculty union, collective
bargaining for faculty could seriously impede the democratization of the university.
CAUT has the basis to form a national
body of university and college faculty. It
would be united through common interests
and able to contribute to, and identify, with
the rest of the trade union movement.
The choice of students remains the same;
organize or be left without representation. A
faculty union could lead to a strong representative voice for students if the two see
their struggles as similar and not one at the
expense of the other.
For a worker and a consumer, the industrial sector can only benefit From a
university structure organized along lines
representing the three different university
interest groups. Page 4
Tuesday, March 19, 1974
Everybody, if the stories in today's Ubyssey are any
indication, wants students to make money.
Students, naturally are the first group who want
students to make money; they seem to be followed, in
natural order, by the federal government and the education
Money, money, money, the latter two say. They want
us to have money; they say we need money; they say
money needs us.
Possession of it will ensure our future — materialistic
soundness can only mean physical and spiritual well-being.
The bleatings of the government and the education
faculty do have a familiar note.
It's reassuring to know Bog Daddy continues to watch
out for the kids at university.
Money, money, money, money, money, money,
money, money ...
The editorial Residunces (The
Ubyssey, March 15) criticized
residence students for approving
increases of 7.2 per cent in rent and
15.6 per cent in food rates for next
year. This criticism is neither
accurate nor justified.
First, a survey of students at
Totem Park showed that a large
majority wanted to pay more for
better food. The $11 extra per year
will go only into the cost of food and
not the labour and other expenses.
Let's face it, food costs in Vancouver have risen over 20 per cent
in one year. Food services employees, mainly women at the
bottom of the UBC wage scale,
have had appreciable wage increases.
Second, housing director Les
Rohringer does not set "annual 10
per cent rent hikes." Increases in
previous years have generally
been half that or less. The quality
of residence life has risen
dramatically with the completion
of Walter Gage towers, and so .has
the cost. The principal reasons for
rising rental rates are the enormous annual mortgage payments
now due for Gage, towers,' and the
increasing need for repairs to
Place Vanier residences in particular.
Requests for capital assistance
from the federal and provincial
governments have met with the
response that residences for
students have no higher priority
than housing for low-income
groups which suffer severe accommodation problems. And the
university generally spends its
capital grant for academic needs
and does not invest in residences.
Third, in 12 meetings the joint
residences committee — with five,
not six, students on it — delved
very deeply in housing finances.
The single-student residences are
being subsidized by the university,
covering a deficit of six per cent or
projected expenses next year.
Convention profits should provide
a further nine per cent. The
question of where money for
residences should come from is not
easy to answer.
Some 3,400 students live in the
single student residences, but
there are 20,000 students at UBC. It
is now probably cheaper and more
convenient to live on campus than
off campus, where there is a
serious housing shortage. Should
students favoured to live in
residences   be   subsidized   while
those off-campus have all sorts of
hardships to deal with?
The solution of students'
financial difficulties is not subsidization of residences but subsidies to students themselves,
especially women. A much more
generous bursary system will open
the university to students from
low-income families, which are so
notably under-represented in the
student body at UBC.
On the other hand, the only
solution of the student housing:
crisis will be the elimination of the
housing crisis in Vancouver as a
whole. Building more residences at
UBC is not the answer, since that
would merely raise the cost, and
would further isolate the students
from the real community. The New
Democratic Party government's
rent freeze must be accompanied
by a massive program of low-cost
housing construction, otherwise,
we shall be strangled by a contrived shortage. Let's see those
huge government budget surpluses
put to good use. What better area is
there right now than housing in
which to implement a socialist
program? After all, the capitalist
real estate crowd is failing
miserably to provide adequate
Steve Mochnacki
Totem Park rep
1973-74 joint residences
wUtii (/(i < (i
It doesn't matter how many
residence students approved opted
to pay more money for better food.
The Ubyssey's point was that by
doing this, they also approved the
housing service's 10 per cent hike
in fees which director Leslie
Rohringer says is necessary to
keep services at their current
pathetic level.
Rohringer also tried to impose a
10 per cent renk hike last year, but
students protested and it was
reduced with the indication that
housing would instead resort to 20
per cent hike over four years. This
year, however, Rohringer has
again announced a 10 per cent hike,
so it is reasonable to assume that is
the sort of annual increase
residence students can expect.
The off-campus housing situation
is no reason to drop consideration
of further subsidization of UBC
housing. Many students from
outside the Lower Mainland live in
UBC housing because they can't
spend August house-hunting in
Vancouver. They are discriminated against by $l,000-a-year
housing fees.
Unfortunately, the students on
the housing policy-making committee decided to ignore student
interest in alternate methods of
financing housing, and went along
with Rohringer's recent practice of
annual fee increases — Eds.
MARCH   19,  1974
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the writer and not of the
AMS or the university administration. Member, Canadian
University Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page .Friday, a weekly
commentary and review. The Ubyssey's editorial offices are
located in room 241K of the Student Union Building.
Editorial departments, 228-2301; Sports, 228-2305; advertising,
228-3977.     Co-editors: Vaughn Palmer, Michael Sasges
A millionaire lover identified only by his initials V.P. (but known to
fellow Vancouver Institute members as Vaughn Palmer of 810
Honeysuckle Terrace, Nanaimo) was cited by the prosecution Monday in
the grisly death of seven-year-old Gary Coull.
V.P. was alleged by prosecuting attorney Doug Rushton to have
driven the death vehicle as young Gary was cut down moments before his
eighth birthday.
He is survived by parents Mike Sasges and Lesley Krueger,
grandparents Sue Vohanka and Ryon Guedes, deformed Dutch cousin
Jacob van der Kamp and Siamese twin sisters Ralphie Maurer and Marise
As the case opened defence lawyer Rick Lymer told Judge Alan
Doree that V.P. was not in fact at the scene of the accident. Instead Lymer
alleged V.P. was hidden inside Gary's birthday cake, eating his way out.
And introducing dramatic last minute evidence, he said the fatal car
was in fact driven by Mark Buckshon.
But jury Denise Chong ruled the evidence out of order, saying since
he was driving, Buckshon could not possibly have been in control of the
So English professor Peter Schwenger has been denied tenure
(The Ubyssey, March 12).
Peter Schwenger is certainly the
most interesting, original and
imaginative professor I have met
in a long career at this university.
The most notable characteristic
of my time here has been a lack of
people possessing the above attributes.
Claire Rogers
education 5
After reading the recent issue of
The Ubyssey  (March  14)   which;,
carried a picture of "streakers" on"
its front page, I realized that a new
word   should   be   added   to   the
English language.
The fact that in its fabrication I
was indebted to the late Dr.
Jonathan Swift should, I trust,
absolve me from any charge of
But, after noting the sniggering
nastiness of that picture and of the
accompanying comment, and the
mindless obscenity of a phrase in
the correspondence column, I can
only be glad that those of us who
took our degrees at UBC half a
century ago had not made the
institution a Yahooniversity.
Geoffrey Riddehough,
arts '24
Re: the review of the film the
Visitor in the March 15 issue of The
I read the review with interest
and without much agreement.
First, I object to people raving
about the Canadian film industry
under the heading of film review.
The review followed the form,
hailing The Visitor as the first
great English Canadian film.
The Visitor is neither the first,
nor is it great. It is barely
tolerable, though it is Canadian.
The description of Rebecca as a
"displaced Vonnegut-type
heroine" is hilariously inappropriate. Check out Vonnegut and
you'll find out that neither his
heroes nor heroines panic when
their dreams come true. They are
delightfully phlegmatic about
weird occurrences even when
these occurrences are not in any
way comprehensible.
The plot seems to be of the flow-
of-consciousness variety, building
in tension to a sort of ending.
Dialogue in the film varied from
Terrific Monty Python Flying
Circus stuff, to poisonously
juvenile garbage as exemplified by
the dismal "What is reality?"
Continuity in the film was awful,
especially the constant night-today light level changes. Apparently limited access to the
Heritage Park site, destruction of
film by the processor and hurried
editing were, in some part,
responsible for these problems.
I must agree with the reviewer
that the acting was astonishingly
good, especially Eric Peterson and
whoever it was that played
"Kitty". Pia Shandel did very well
too, considering the goofy creature
she was obliged to play.
Overall I would rate the film
unsatisfactory, in large part due to
immature scripting. Wright failed
to develop much insight into the
pyschology of the situation by his
self-indulgent makeshift scenes:
the development of the city
boyfriend as a super-stereotype
slick junior exec, the dope smoking
scene and that godawful "What is
reality" routine.
Also, the quality is always
mediocre at the Rembrant theatre.
The night I saw the Visitor, the
projectionist left the projector out
of focus for 20 minutes and pulled
the curtains while I was trying to
read the names of local talent at
the end of the show.
R. Taylor
English 4
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. Tuesday, March 19, 1974
Page 5
Teachers in luck as jobs begging
Your jobless worries are over if
your list of prospective employers
includes the school board. In fact,
the recruiters may be more
anxious than the applicants.
From now until April 5, 31 school
districts are conducting interviews
in the student placement centre for
prospective teachers. With
enrollment up and student-teacher
ratios down, education graduates
are almost assured of a teaching
position come September.
"Some students are even able to
pick and choose," Kerry Lees,
education 4 said Monday. "Many
are holding out for their first
choice." An almost casual attitude
seems to prevail among education
students, the job-hunting
desperation of previous years
noticeably absent.
, An unofficial student-teacher
ratio of 21 to one projected for
September and increased
government expenditure in
education are largely responsible
for the sudden recruitment
"Schools don't want to be stuck
with a high student-teacher ratio in
September," one graduate said.
"School boards are offering jobs
earlier because of the fear created
that there is going to be a huge
shortage of teachers."
Combined with the anticipated
shortage are more frequent turnovers of staff. As a result hiring
on speculation is not much of a
gamble, Gordon Ballantyne,
Prince George secondary
education director said Monday.
"In the past, teachers felt frozen
Brie de meaux
Super gourmandise
La grappe
Boursin aux poivre
Port salut
St. Paulin
goat cheese
Petit Suisse
We receive fresh
shipments from France
every week by air
in their jobs — it was difficult to
move from one region to another,"
Ballantyne said.
But with more money around
and more opportunities for hiring,
more experienced teachers are
migrating to the larger centres,
including the Lower Mainland.
Hiring for growth is only part of
the increased demand. The greater
mobility among teachers opens up
vacancies in the smaller eentres
with student-teacher ratios
already far below average.
The migration southward is
compensated for by another
unexplained move up north Lees
said, apparent by the increasing
practicums in the traditional 'out
of the way' places.
Gone are the days of "cattle
auctioneering", Ballantyne said,
when school districts used to set up
booths  in  the  Armouries,   show
skiing slides and hand out
Okanagan apples. The 'hard-sell'
approach is no longer necessary —
the learning environment in a rural
setting tends to be more flexible if
only as a matter of survival, he
Students in the education faculty,
are watching for themselves  as
well as replying to changing supply
conditions with more flexible yet
selective programs.
Home economics, industrial
education, art, music and library
majors are hard to find among the
English and social studies says
Cam Craik, student placement
officer. "It doesn't mean students
in English or social studies won't
get their jobs, but they may not get
their pick," he said.
But with two weeks and 3800
interviews to go, the recruitment
campaign is in full swing.
Give the BoG a pat — Gordie
By JAKE van derlSAMP
The Alma Mater Society has
given out $7000 of pool refunds to
fourth year students who will not
be returning next year.
The refunds of five dollars per
qualifying student were given on
the grounds that students who are
leaving will have no chance to use
the pool even though they have
paid for it.
Construction of the covered pool
was passed in a referendum held
Oct. 21, 1972. Refunds to fourth
year students were part of the
campaign promises made by those
students who actively supported
the campaign.
But $7000 is only seven per cent
of the total figure students contributed to the covered pool trust
fund this year, and the costs of
construction are shared equally
between students, administration
and the community.
The refunds will no longer be
available next year. AMS
president Gordon Blankstein said
they are illegal because they were
not approved in the referendum
itself and he said the AMS is not
obligated to pay the refunds and
Once the board has been
presented with the rough drawings
a schematic diagram can be made,
which Blankstein said he hopes will
be ready by the end of September.
He estimated the building time of
the pool to be 12 to 15 months but
admitted all these forecasts are
optimistic and construction. may
take longer.
When asked if he thought it fair
to charge the five dollar pool fund
will certainly not pay them next
Blankstein said the earliest
possible date for completion of the
pool is November 1975 and he does
not expect construction to start
before Nov. 1 this year. He said the
board of governors has yet to
approve the final plans for the pool
and it cannot do this until the
findings of a user committee are
Culhane to speak
Claire Culhane, author of Why is Canada in Vietnam, will discuss the
continuation of the war and Canada's involvement in it, noon Thursday
in SUB 207-209.
She has recently returned from a six week tour of the area, and will
combine oher talk with films on the effects of the 1972 bombing raids.
Two other cultural events are happening this week under the sponsorship of the Alma Mater Society speakers and education committee.
Jorge Neff, a past advisor on administrative reform to the Frei
government will speak noon today in SUB 212.
And a panel discussion on the newspapers and politics, featuring
Lesley Krueger of The Ubyssey and representatives of The Peak, The
Western and little league umpire Jim Banham of UBC PReports will be
held noon Thursday in the clubs lounge.
to fourth year students next year
when they will not be using it and
when fourth year students this
year do not have to pay Blankstein
admitted he saw a problem, but
remained adamant in refusing
further refunds.
I think it is a necessity," he said.
"We could never build anything
He said it was necessary some
people pay for the pool and not use
it if enough money is to be raised to
build it and said there was a
precedent in the building of SUB
which students paid for ten years
before it was built.
"Personally it goes against my
principles but it's a necessity and I
count the pool more important than
my principles right now," he said.
Blankstein said the board of
governors had been very cooperative in placing the pool as the
highest priority over priorities
listed by the senate and the
academic building needs committee.
"We ought to pat them on the
back for being so receptive to us,"
he said.
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Tuesday, March 19, 1974
Hot flashes
Caf hours
Those given to unregulated
eating should take notice of food
service closing dates for April,
The Place Vanier commons.
Totem Park dining room and SUB
snack bar will be open at regular
hours. The Barn will be open at
regular hours until April 5, after
which it is open 9 a.m. to 3:30
The gym coffee bar will be
closed April 8 until summer
session begins and the Buchanan
snack bar will close April 22 and
reopen for summer sessions. The
Ponderosa and auditorium
cafeteria will close after April 8
until September.
After April 26 the SUB
cafeteria will close after lunch.
During the Easter weekend all
food service units will be closed
except the SUB snack bar and the
Bus Stop.
Author Marylee Stephenson
will lecture on Housewives and
Social Change 7:30 today in the
SUB ballroom.
Stephenson, a sociologist at
McMaster University, edited
Women in Canada and is joint
author of the monthly publication
Newsletter of Canadian Research
on Women.
The lecture, based on
Stephenson's forthcoming doctor
thesis, will describe the personal
change housewives in a Vancouver
feminist group underwent through
their extensive participation in the
'Tween classes
Graduation recital of Anita Slee-
man, 8 p.m., music building recital
Election of next year's executive,
noon, SUB 211.
General meeting, noon, Buchanan
Weekly pray and share time, noon,
Lutheran Campus Centre conference room.
Marylee Stephenson editor of
Women In Canada will speak on
housewives and social change, 7:30
p.m., SUB ballroom.
Lecture by spiritual teacher Daduji
on meditation and modern yoga
techniques, 8 p.m.. King George
Secondary School.
Jorge Nef, past advisor on an administrative reform to Frei government,
noon, SUB clubs lounge.
Dr. A. Connelly speaks on clinical
practice, noon, IRC 1.
Last meeting and organization for
year-end fest, noon, IH 402.
An all Brahms noon hour recital,
Donald Brown, baritone; John
Loban, violin; and Robert Silverman, piano; noon, music building
recital hall.
General meeting, noon, SUB 105B.
General meeting, noon, Angus 404.
Dale Maranda on being still in a
moving world, noon, Buchanan 216.
Important meeting concerning moving boats to Jericho from Kitsilano.
All members please attend, noon,
SUB 205.
David Watmaugh will perform his
monodramas, noon, Buchanan 219.
Admission is free.
Graduation    recital    of    composer
Fred Schipizki, 8 p.m., music building recital hall.
Pastor Davies on conversion of a
gang leader before execution, noon,
SUB 205.
Dr. T. T. Jones speaks on acupuncture, noon, IRC 5. Elections also
will be held so all members urged to
Conscience, culture and Christian
conduct with John Ray, noon, SUB
Guest speakers from wide range of
professional fields will discuss the
Foulkes report on health reform in
B.C., noon, IRC 3.
Panel discussion on newspapers and
their role in politics with speakers
from The Ubyssey, The Peak, The
Western Voice and the Vancouver
Claire Culhane speaks on the continuing war in Vietnam, noon, SUB
Organizational meeting and planning for future activities, noon,
Angus 308.
Collegium musicum with John
Chappell directing, 8 p.m. tonight,
and Saturday in the music building
recital hall. Also at 8 p.m. tonight
and Sunday the UBC opera workshop presents an evening of opera
with excerpts from Britten, Mozart
and Gluck.
Isolde Belfont of the League for
Socialist Action speaks on why
Marxists oppose terrorism, 8 p.m.,
1208 Granville.
Fred Gudmundson, formerly of the
National Farmers Union, speaks on
the future of the Canadian farmer, 8
p.m., 130 West Hastings.
Graduate recital, Diana Peterson
mezzo-soprano and Harold Kribs on
piano, 4 p.m., music building recital
Bicycle day, meet at noon at the
Stanley Park bus loop and don't for-
get^your lunch.
John Steele speaks on the state as
neutral arbiter or instrument of
class oppression, 7:30 p.m., 1208
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Live  Band Refreshments
50* admission        1 for $1.00
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8:30 p.m., Friday, March 02nd
10 —For Sale — Commercial
The number one
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de-hypo wash
Now In Stock
the lint, anb gutter
3010   W.   Broadway 736-7833
in good supply at
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SR  10 $99.95
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HP35,  HP45  available
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11 — For Sale — Private
KOSTDA Elsinore MT-250 Enduro
2-cycle, new warranty. 600 miles.
Must sell. Bill Havens, 228-4632
or  732-0979.
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functions, etc. Phone Brian, 224-
4 chairs, table, extra leaf. 731-
8306,   noon   to   7:00   every   day.
25 — Instruction (Continued)
POT at the Potter's Centre! Instruction at all levels in wheel
work, glazing, etc. Register now
for the spring session. For
reservations and info. Phone G.
Alfred,   261-4764.
writing, graphics, photography,
research? Sporadic assignments
for those qualified. This year,
next. Get on the list. Phone 228-
3774  or  inquire  FWT  113.
8700.00 to June 30th. Faculty family near UBC with 3
children in school requires help.
To take full charge April 20 to
June 20 during mother's absence.
Part-time duties at other times.
Live-in.   Non-smoker.   224-5816.
TFEWBXTEB, portable,  blue-metal
case,   "Brother".  While  hitchhiking
March 5 or 6. By Spanish Banks.
Panel     truck.      Reward.     Phone
OX-ASSES,    in    blue    Austin    Mini,
Thursday.   Phone   228-8483.
40 — Messages
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TBATBX.X__.NG    OVEBSEAS    on    a
limited budget? Then attend a
special travel evening sponsored
by the Canadian Youth Hostels
Association to be held at the
Vancouver Youth Hostel at the
foot of Discovery Street on Wednesday, March 27th at 8 p.m.
Advice will be given on all aspects of low budget travel and
free check lists jwill be available
to all potential travellers. Those
requiring more details of the
meeting or its location should
phone   738-3128.
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has been going strong for five
months and has over 200 people
— all ages; lots of teens, twenties. YOU CHOSE YOURSELF.
All the info, you need to know
about the people. As discreet as
you wish. Just phone Maid
Marian or Robin Hood for more
information. This is an ultra-
friendly helpful way for you to
brighten those drab school days
(or nights). Be brave and let the
good times roll. Please phone
after   7   p.m.   731-5069.
MABO: This is your conscience.
Don't reject me, how many more
labs do you have?—Your conscience".
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20 — Housing
ACCOMMOSATZOR in house for
male student, 22 yrs. and over,
Kitsilano district, $100/mo. plus
utilities  Ph;  738-8557.
25 — Instruction
60 - Rides
65 — Scandals
70 — Services
VICE. $3.50 basic. Call 228-1183
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2158 Weston
Parkway   (above  Mac's  Milk).
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Love,   Geraldine.
I I.OVE YOU Lynn Porter till we
meet   again.—Robert   Redford.
$50 CASH for original negative,
horse in specific composition.
Phone 228-3774 or inquire FWT
2 TICKETS to Maria Muldaur. Ph.
Lindsay, 684-5425 days; 731-2891
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conscience. Lik£ new. hardly
used, needs love.   Phone  224-6100.
99 — Miscellaneous
Notice  to
Ubyssey Advertisers
The Ubyssey will only be publishing two issues per week
(on Tuesdays and Fridays) for
the next two weeks, the last
two publishing weeks of the
term. Deadline for advertising
is, as always, 11:30 a.m. the
morning before publication.
oooooooooooeoooeoooooeo Tuesday, March 19, 1974
Pago 7
Kung f u emerges
from the shadows
In the past few years kung fu has
emerged from what was
traditionally an esoteric martial
art restricted to a select group of
initiates into what has become a
popular athletic activity practised
internationally by Chinese and
non-Chinese alike. Its recent
popularity in the West, primarily
due to wide exposure in the media,
has created a great demand for
instruction in this ancient art.
Kung fu has a long history,
steeped in the myths and legends of
popular Chinese forklore. The
earliest reference to a systematic
martial technique appears in the
account of a battle won by Huang
Ti, the Yellow Emperor, in 2674
As the martial arts developed in
China they became influenced by
both Confucianism and Taoism.
The mysticism and naturist
techniques of the latter were
particularly important in shaping
the philosophy which underlies
kung fu. .   Later,   with   the   in-
Birds and
Budd claw
UBC Thunderbirds soccer team
thrashed their cross-town rivals,
the Simon Fraser University
Clansmen, 4-0 Sunday.
The victory allowed the Birds to
stay in second place in that tight
Premier League race. A loss would
have dropped them to seventh.
They are now tied with the New
Westminster Blues, with 21 points
each. Vancouver Italia, with 30
points, has virtually clinched first
place, as there are only five games
remaining on UBC's schedule.
Brian Budd led the way for the
Thunderbirds with two goals. Chris
Suzuki and Stan Bourne each
contributed a goal in the rout.
The Birds still play Pegasus,
Victoria London Boxing Club,
Hungarian Turul, the Blues and the
Olympic Columbians. The game
against the Columbians is a
rescheduled game. It was supposed to have been played on
March 9, but poor field conditions
because of rain necessitated its
The Birds have come a long way
since early in the season, when
they were struggling to stay within
range of the leaders.
traduction of Buddhism by the
Indian patriarch Bodhi Darma in
525 A.D., the art was refined according to a system of 12 exercises
which he introduced to strengthen
the monks so they could endure the
rigorous regimen of fasting and
meditation. It was the Shao Lin
Temple in Fukien province which
actively perpetuated the art,
emphasizing internal strength and
basing external technique on the
natural movement of animals. In
the seventeenth century K'ang Hsi,
the second emperor of the Ch'ing
dynasty, enlisted the Shao Lin
monks to help repel the invading
Olod tribesmen. Their success in
battle brought them favor at court,
but they were eventually betrayed
by two jealous Manchu courtiers
who had their temple destroyed.
The five surviving monks vowed to
avenge their fallen comrades and
there upon formed a pact in which
they intended to overthrow the
Ch'ing dynasty and restore the
Ming. It was the knowledge of
these five monks which, when
handed down and improvised upon,
developed into the various styles of
King fti as we know them today.
The kungtfu school or kwoon is
headed by a sifu (master) who
guides his students on the path to
learning the techniques and self-
discipline required to eventually
master the art. Such mastery may
only be acquired after years of
rigorous training, perseverence,
and personal development. The
sifu   is   also   a   practitioner   of
traditional Chinese herbalism and
uses this knowledge to treat
sprains, internal injuries, and
After closing his kwoon in China,
Master Raymond L. Y. Leung
came to Canada in 1968. He has
practised and taught kung fu for
over 16 years, specializing in both
the southern style of pak sing choy
lay fut and the northern siu lim
(shao lin) style, which he teaches
in a combination style, pak-sing
fut-ga. This style emphasizes both
hard and soft (external and internal) techniques as well as the
use of ancient Chinese weapons
such as the spear, pole, sward,
knife, chain and halbred.
Master Leung is the chief instructor for his clubs in Vancouver,
Victoria, at the University of
British Columbia, and is president
of the Pak-Sing Fut-Ga Kung fu
Association of Canada. His
students have won various
championships in China, U.S.A.,
and Canada, including the
prestigious 1973 Asian Kung fu
Tournament, won by student Tom
On Saturday, the UBC kung fu
club is sponsoring the first annual
"West Coast Kung fu and Karate
Championships" to be held at the
UBC War Memorial gym. The
eliminations begin at 10 a.m.
Saturday with the finals starting
that evening at 8 p.m. Demonstrations by masters from Canada,
the U.S., and China will also begin
at 8 p.m.
UPSA DAISY, as only UBC weight lifter Chris Dariotis does a 270
pound snatch. UBC is sponsoring the B.C. Open and Northwest
University Weightlifting Championships Saturday. Gym A of the
Winter sports centre is the place as more than 50 weightlifters
compete from B.C., Alberta, Washington and Oregon. Three Canadian
champions will lift. Additionally, man and wife team Meridy and Jim
Schmidt are competing, Meridy in the 114-pound class and Jim in the
242 pound class. Admission is free.
UBC weathers water
weather, Washington
Recreation facilities to
be closed for summer
Unless summer session students
organize a recreation program for
themselves, the gym facilities will
be closed April 28 for the summer.
On April 5, the facilities on the
south end of the campus — the
winter sports centre and the Gym
E complex, will close down, and
only the war memorial gym will be
open to members of Recreation
According to Marilyn Pomfret,
head of women's athletics and
member of the Rec UBC steering
committee, the responsibility for
setting up a summer program
belongs to the summer session
Usually, by this time, she said, a
program would have already been
in the planning stages. This year,
however, nobody has approached
the physical education department
about starting up a program for the
period May-August.
John Watson, head of the summer session, said nobody seems to
know what is going on.
The worse the weather got the
better the UBC crew rowed.
Saturday the UBC rowing team
met and defeated two Western,
Washington teams on the waters of
Burnaby Lake. The varsity junior
varsity and freshman teams
participated in the meet which saw
the water begin smooth as glass
and finish in a tempest.
In the first race the freshman
team lost a full length lead at the
750 meter mark as one of the crew
caught a crab and brought the boat
to a virtual standstill. The UBC
boat was two lengths behind before
resuming the pace and Western
Washington hung on to win by this
After a delay of 20 minutes the
jayvee crews were lined up and
UBC got off to a fast start. At the
500 metre mark UBC was ahead of
Western Washington by a full boat
length. UBC strokeman Doug
Mullins then set a lower pace until
the final 100 metre sprint for the
finish. The jayvees won the race by
one and a half lengths.
When the varsity were ready to
race, the weather had changed
dramatically from the earlier sun
filled skies. Rain began to fall as
the boats were being readied.
However, this seemed to have no
effect on the UBC varsity team
who lead at the 500 metre mark and
eventually crossed the finish line
with a three length lead over the
Washington team. Ironically, a
Western Washington crewman had
said before the races that although
Burnaby Lake is one of the finest
rowing courses he had ever seen
the team representing it wasn't up
to its standard.
The varsity team consisted of
Jeff Allester, Greg Hood, Al
Morrow, Jim Henniger, John
Bodner, Mike Moran, Milton
Stevenson, Alexander Manson and
Mike Conway the coxwain.
The junior varsity team consists
of Mullins, Doug Cox, Dinyar
Marzban, Bruce Leigh, Ken
Pontifex, James Scott, Shawn
Lahay, Bruce Ford and Stephen
Yew the coxwain.
The winning time for the varsity
and jayvees were six minutes and
32 seconds.
blorg George Bandy legs, the
minister of money mismanagement in this tiny island kingdom,
said he had found $350 million
goiters — $40,000 Canadian — in his
budget by accident. The
diminutive, mustachioed Ban-
dylegs said the money came from a
modernization  of  his office.
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are now available
at the
Registrar's Office and at the Summer
Session Office, Rm. 204, Old Auditorium
April 1, Monday
Students who have not previously attended the University should have
made application and submitted all necessary documents by this date.
May 1, Wednesday
In courses with limited enrolment, fully qualified applicants are assigned
to the classes, in general, in order of receipt of their applications.
Registration by May 1 cannot assure an applicant of enrolment in a
particular class as the limit in that class may have been reached some time
June 3, Monday
Last day for late registration (Late fee assessed after May 1).
July 2, Tuesday
*Last permissible day for changes in students courses; a $5.00 fee will be
assessed for each change in course. Lectures begin at 8:00 a.m.
July 3, Wednesday
All changes in registration for courses must be reported to the Registrar's
Office by this date.
July 4, Thursday
Last day for payment of balance of Summer Session fees.
July 20, Saturday
Final examinations for courses ending July 19.
August 9, Friday
Last day of lectures for 6 week session.
August 10, Saturday
Final examinations for courses ending August 9.
August 14, Wednesday
Last day of lectures for 7 week session.
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Final examinations for courses ending August 14.


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