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No.  25
JBM to honor
UBC's war dead
President John Macdonald
will lay a wreath in memory
of UBC students killed in
two world wars at the annual Rem em b ranee Day
service Monday.
Lee Handy, president of
the 196th Battalion, will give
the address and Reverend
John Blewett will conduct
the service.
The service begins at 10:50
a.m. in the gym.
The university will be
closed Monday for Remembrance Day.
CUS in king-sized flap
over 'misplaced' hyphens
Campus Canada
raises tempest
Poll finds
SUB faces
The proposed $5 AMS fee
boost to pay for the Student
Union Building may be in for
rough going.
Fourteen out of 27 students
polled by The Ubyssey Wednesday were opposed to the
fee   increase.
A referendum on the subject will be held Nov. 22.
It needs a two-thirds majority to pass.
Ten of the students polled
were against the whole concept of the SUB.
Many upper-year students
objected to paying for a building they are not going to use.
Other students felt the
money should be spent on more
eating and classroom facilities.
"I'm against the fee boost,"
said Al Campbell Arts 4. "I
approve of SUB but I think its
cost should be spread over a
larger number of students."
"We need more study facilities, not SUB," said Freshman
Bob Johnston.
Fred Rankine, Education 3,
said: "I'm all for the boost. The
benefits will be received by
students here now. In 30 years,
students will have other things
to pay for."
English-Canadian  culture?    Thafs a
Queen's Plate, the NHL, the Grey Cup,
combination of the
and the 5-BX plan!
The national office of tihe Canadian Union of Students
does not want the latest edition of Campus Canada
distributed in Quebec.
But Quebec's deputy minister of culture, Guy Fregault,
and leading separatist, Pierre Bourgault, at UBC for French
Canada week, disagree.
The incident arose when the
national office phoned Campus
Canada office here complaining that some words in the
French text were broken in
the wrong places at the end of
They told the Campus Canada editor the mistake showed
"childishness and might ruin
the reputation of the union of
students in Quebec."
"These mistakes will be an
insult to the readers in Quebec," said Jean-Pierre Bourduas, secretary for Quebec affairs.
"We must halt distribution
before we are drowned in the
laughter from   Quebec."
Fregault, when shown a
copy of the magazine, said the
mistakes were of a minor nature.
"It is very difficult for even
a French Canadian to learn the
rules for breaking words at
the end of a line.
"If this is the only type of
mistake in the French text in
the magazine you people deserve much credit."
Fregault said he would not
be insulted if he received a
copy of the magazine in his
"I would probably write you
(Continued on Page 2)
For  the  sake  of  (burp)^ comparison
He's fed up with campus vittles
. . . he's happy
A funny thing happened to
me on the way to lunch Wednesday.
I ate eight hamburgers,
eight pieces of pie, eight
salads, eight orders of french
fries and drank 14 cups of
coffee—all in the cause of
The Ubyssey.
•    •    •
My city editor asked me to
compare food prices at UBC
with off-campus establishments.
Conclusion: the food prices
at UBC are less but the service is worse and the portions
are smaller.
Off- campus restaurants
charge slightly more per por
tion than food-service cafeterias but the extras make a
big difference.
Little things like the glass
of water provided by outside
restaurants, that extra cup of
coffee, that shaker of salt.
•    •    •
Hamburgers are juicier on
the whole. The salads have
more oomph, the waitresses
make a big effort to clean the
table before you sit down,
the chips are hotter and the
coffee is coffee.
At the bus stop cafe and
the new commissary I was refused a second cup of coffee.
But   outside   most   places
were willing to give me the
A typical student lunch—
hamburger, chips, side salad,
pie and coffee costs, on the
average, 96 cents off campus.
The same meal on campus
is 85 cents but the portions
are smaller.
And that second cup of col-
fee cost me 10 cents more at
•    •    •
Off- campus restaurants
were generally more comfortable.
The restaurants I visited
were all between Alma and
the university gates.
But I won't do that again.
Never again.  (Burp).
. . . burp !
Quebec gets
more but it's
not enough
Quebec supports its artists
better than any other provincial government but it's not
Quebec deputy minister of
cultural affairs Guy Fregault
told a Brock audience Wednesday his government will never
be able to keep up with the demand for subsidization of
French Canadian arts.
He said the arts have mushroomed in Quebec in the past
decade necessitating the establishment of a Quebec ministry
of cultural affairs.
Fregault said the Quebec
government believes the responsibility of the state towards
its artists doesn't stop at just
footing the bill.
"The role of the state is to
make the artist feel that what
he does is important to the
general spiritual and social
welfare of the community," he
He said there has been a
tremendous interest in the
Quebec theatre in the last 10
Fregault said the theatre has
become an industry in Quebec.
Seven professional companies
perform  nightly   in Montreal. Page 2
Thursday,  November 7,   1963
New grad class executive
elected by faculty reps
Most final year students
don't know it, but they elected
a grad class executive Tuesday.
Two grad class reps from
each faculty, plus four other
students elected the executive.
The meeting was opened and
any graduating student could
nominate  candidates or stand
for election, said Science president Chuck Rennie, in charge
of the meeting.
But there were no notices
on boards or ads placed in The
Ubyssey to tell students about
the meeting he said.
"I felt the elections should
be left up to the faculty representatives."
—-don hurae photo
EMBARRASSED   R-SQUAD   member   George   Railton   had
tables  turned   by  RCMP.     Constables   gave   him   a   stiff
lecture on going too slowly, parking in a driveway of a
school zone, impeding traffic and other assorted problems.
Separatist says
errors   nothing'
Everything's  ship shape
for international moot
The fine points of international law will be mooted
at UBC Friday.
UBC law students Dave Wilder and Brian Wine will
argue a case involving a ship collision against two University of Washington students in the International Moot
It will be held in the Law school at 7:30 p.m.
Washington students
get sign of bedtimes
SEATTLE (CUP)—There will be some bright moments
in bed for students in a University of Washington dormitory.
And they don't like it.
(Continued from Page 1)
a letter of congratulations," he
Bourgault, one of Quebec's
leading separatists said the
"errors" were of a minor
"The text is well written.
These "errors" were made by
the type setters and they are
"I can pick up a copy of La
Presse, (one of French Canada's leading newspapers,) and
find you at least 1,000 errors in
every edition.
"Some people complain
about anything.
"If this is the only type
of error in the French, my hat
is off to you."
Campus Canada is a bilingual publication produced
by the UBC Alma Mater
Society for the Canadian
Union of Students.
Approximately one third of
the text is in French. Six hundred of the 10,000 printed
have been ordered by the
Quebec universities.
The AMS is currently underwriting the cost of the magazine and has spent almost
$2,500 on the production of the
first two issues.
This deficit is expected to be
made up on the next two issues.
The magazine is now on sale
at UBC.
They're picketing  a  Seattle
insurance     company    which
plans to build a huge 80 by 96
foot  neon   sign   outside
residence windows.
Officials of the insurance
company boast that the sign
will be visible for four miles.
It will contain 360 reflector
lights and a half mile of neon
The demonstrators, many
dressed in pyjamas, carried
signs and thrust mimeographed
messages into the windows of
passing cars.
"They have a sign now that's
bad enough," said one of the
"Even this one goes through
the drapes."
The new sign which will be
their ! one of the largest on the West
Coast will be twice the size of
the   residence   it   will   tower
"This is the way it was
done last year," Rennie said.
"In previous years the grad
class hasn't shown much interest in these elections."
Rennie was appointed by
council to conduct the meeting.
The faculty representatives
were nominated by faculty
presidents or in some cases
elected by the under-graduate
society  councils,  he said.
Tom Skupa, engineering
student, was elected president,
defeating Ted Conover, Commerce, and John McFaul, Agriculture.
Law student Robert Gillespie was elected vice-president;
Lynn Francis, Nursing, was
elected secretary; and Bob
Hohert, Commerce, treasurer.
All were elected by acclamation.
The grad class executive decides on the grad class gift
and organizes other grad functions.
Last year, it spent about
$11,300, which was collected
from a $7 fee levied on all
final year students.
Universities open
NORWICH, England (CUP)
—Two new English universities opened last month, the
University of East Anglia at
Norwich and the University of
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Editor,  L'Independence,  press arm  of  the  Rally  for
National Independence, Quebec's Leading
separatist movement.
12:30, Thursday (today) — Auditorium
Public Panel Discussion with M. Boirgault, students
and faculty — 3:30, Brock Lounge, Thursday Thursday, November 7,  1963
The smashing earlier this
week on campus of several
statues is, I agree, criminal
and quite deplorable.
Most of the deplorers, however, seem to have missed the
main point: It's also ironic as
That a collection of rock
and concrete valued at some
four grand should be damaged by vandals is a senseless
waste of good devalued
• •    •
But following within a
week of an equally senseless
waste of $1,500, the former
instance of ignorance is reduced in tragic and outraged-
cries-of-book-burning value to
a mere $2,500.
The wasted $1,500 was, of
course, spent by the Brock
art committee on a chunk of
avant-garde wall paper created (please note the thin line
between creation and abortion) by a New York artist,
William Ronald.
Using addition instead of
subtraction, the total waste of
cash will amount to five-
point-five thou., which is a
crying shame at a university
being strangled for funds
from other grinning sources.
• •    •
According   to  art   authorities on   campus,   the  statues
are   insured   against   vandalism.
But are we — you and I,
Jane and Joe college—insured against stupidity on the
part of those spending our
money under ithe guise of
broadening our artistic horizons?
Not bloody likely.
Lloyds of London wouldn't
touch anything concerning
the intelligence of those
whom we elect (or dis-elect,
considering the apathy towards student government)
or that of their appointed,
ever-growing and incestuous
So there goes another
$1,500 of our money, for a
piece of interior anti-decorating with which even the engineers are offended to be
• •    •
The engineers' excellent
statue hoax at start of the
term has laid open to doubt
the validity of anything nonfunctional hanging around on
campus (except Sahib Ouvre's
elite corps of frustrated corporals—NOBODY can claim
they have any relevance to
anything, least of all art).
Brock's "SUN," however,
is alleged to be authentic. A
receipt for $1,500 substantiates said authenticity.
Personally, this cowboy
couldn't care less WHAT they
hang in Brock Hall (up to and
including student council)—
be it authentic or not.
But if authenticity in the
form of garbage indistinguishable from hoax comes at
$1,500 an item, let us by all
means have the hoax—-it's a
far cry cheaper.
Page 3
Ubyssey council reporter Tom Wayman with empty, padded chairs for tardy councillors.
will scare
UBC's statue-smashing vandals will scare other artists
away from the campus, professor Ian McNairn of the Fine
Arts department said Wednesday.
"The action will make artists
hesitant to exhibit their works
on campus in the future," he
"Although the figures were
covered by a university policy,
the creation of a man is impossible to replace."
He said the vandalism could
affect the reputation of UBC
as being broad-minded and concerned with art.
RCMP and UBC security
patrolmen are still looking for
the vandals who smashed three
of the statues dotted around
the campus. They did $2,000
worth of damage.
Student Discipline Committee has not been asked to aid
in the search.
One of the statues, Miner,
has been put back on its base
in the Buchanan quad, but
large chunks of concrete from
the miner's chest are still lying
on the ground.
"UBC's five per cent clod
element has struck again," said
Arts president Mike Coleman.
"Whether or not one appreciates the aesthetic qualities of
the statues in question, it is
unbelievable that people would
takte :it upon tihemselves to
destroy university property."
For student council
An itereshting shupper,
boy oh boy, it shure wash
Ubysey Council Reporter
Being a student councillor
isn't (hie) all hard work.
No shur!
Monday night, council retired to the Graduate Student
centre for a free-rye cocktail
party in honor of the Quebec
university students here for
French Canada Week.
Council broke for supper at
5:45 p.m."with the intention
of re-assembling again at 8
At 8:47 p.m., AMS first
vice-president Jim Ward
called the meeting to order
with about a dozen councillors
At 8:49 p.m., AMS president Malcolm Scott arrived
and resumed the chair with a
cheery: "Ah, monsieurs et
At 9:02 p.m., an hour late,
AMS co-ordinator Ken Leitch
stumbled coming through the
doors into council.
And at 9:25 p.m., AMS
treasurer Chris Hansen, agri
cultural undergraduate society president Doug Blair,
and medical president Hamish
Redford returned.
Redford was subsequently
seen furtively consuming a
dark brown beverage from a
But The Ubyssey was unable to obtain a specimen of
the liquid for chemical analysis, because Redford drank it
At   11:26   p.m.,   after   the
coffee break, Scott quieted
the returning councillors with
an enthusiastic cry of:
"Let's go, let's go, let's
really go!"
He accompanied this with
a happy pounding of the table
with his hand.
Two councillors, Education
president George Boechler,
and Graduate Student president Gus Shurvell, host for
the cocktail party, never did
return to council.
Match cancelled
match between a touring
South African cricket team
and an all-star Australian universities team has been cancelled because of student opposition to South Africa's
racial policies.
University Jazz Society
"Vancouver's First Lady of Jazz"
with the
This Friday Noon . :. Auditorium . . . Non-Members .25
President, Privy Council in Canada
FRIDAY, 12:30
Panel Discussion
Brock Lounge
Faculty and Students are Invited to Attend
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The Common Room in Brock Hall
Upstairs North End
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Crying wolf
Just down the street from where we live, there is a
large, green box which belongs to the federal post office
It is just like every green post box you see on the
ordinary street-corner, except this one has "F.L.B.C."
scrawled on the side in big, yellow letters. The inscription, of course, is a take-off on the FLQ, one of our many
misunderstood French-Canadian minorities.
We think the obviously flippant manner in which the
inscription was written is all too indicative of a complacent disregard on the part of B.C. citizens for the
rumblings of dissatisfaction in Quebec—rumblings which
could quite quickly split the country in two.
We think it's unfortunate, too, that more UBC
students haven't taken advantage of the opportunity to
inform themselves of the bicultural problem by attending the excellent series of lectures and discussions put
on by student council for French. Canada Week.
The French-Canadians have been mistreated, and
greatly misunderstood by the rest of Canada.
But we'd like to protest a bit on behalf of the English
—who right in the midst of this Quebec renaissance are
being mistreated and misunderstood themselves.
A good example is the Campus Canada squawk,
detailed on page one. When the French officials in the
East received their copy, they immediately set out to find
all the errors they could in the magazine.
Before reading more than a smattering of the maga-
sine, they were on the phone to Vancouver, demanding
that such an insulting publication not be distributed in
The magazine was commended, however, by the
Quebec minister of culture, an arch-separatist, and the
head of UBC's Romance Studies department.
Having suffered through this incident, we begin to
wonder about the veracity of Quebec's claims against
Donald Gordon, for instance.
Hypersensitivity in a minority group irritates us.
But we can become downright angry when such a
group lays back, waiting for an opportunity to scream
' 'mistreatment."
Pinch the punks
We can go along with a good stunt, or a campus joke,
even if it is a bit sick. The students, and, for the most
part, the administration, go along with these seasonal
outbursts of college madness, too.
But occasionally, we feel moved to get up there in
the pulpit, beside those perennially-outraged members
of the downtown public, and start preaching.
We don't think there's any room in this university
for the clods who insist on taking their little stunts beyond that tender point of tolerance.
Like the slobs who broke up the homecoming football game with their beer-slinging, brawling arrogance.
Throw the book at 'em, we say.
Worse, there are the bums like those who, last weekend, maliciously mutilated $4,000 worth of sculpture in
the Buchanan plaza.
We had a case like tihat a couple of years ago—a
similar bunch thought it would be smart to slash up the
paintings in the Brock link, and smear them with
We find it hard to understand the mentality which
would do this kind of thing. We don't like the paintings,
either. But we thought the black-jacket, duck-cut hero
image was left behind in the high schools.
We doubt whether this behavior can be ascribed to
alcoholic obliteration of an otherwise rational mind.
People who smash legitimate sculpture, smear paint-,
ings, disrupt organized events with hoodlum tactics are,
just plain stupid.
In which case they shouldn't be at university. We
say throw the punks out on their heads, if they've got any.
I don't wanna hurt your feelings or anything—but you've
strayed into the GREEK side of Brock caf.
w— *
Give Open House visitors
the mimeographed facts
Editor, The Ubyssey:
In your issue of Oct. 24,
Roger McAfee took an excellent stand on forthcoming
Open House, and the possible
effects on the Alums and public at large. Recently I have
heard so many people remark
that they can't understand
what UBC students want, or
have to complain about, "as
I was overwhelmed when I
saw all the new buildings. I
couldn't   believe   my   eyes!"
As Davie Fulton commented, Mr. Bennett, like the late
Musselinin, builds things the
people can see, 'and so keeps
a lot of them happy. They
don't see what is covered up
or left undone.
•    •    •
In any event, Mr. McAfee
is right, and without a real
campaign, Open House may
have an adverse effect on the
public when it comes to support. This campaign must be
planned now.
My suggestion is that every
visitor to the campus be given a mimeographed brochure.
Most will see only the physical campus, and so not realize
the true problems of the University.
On page one, each building
erected since the present
building campaign started
(1951) should be listed with
its cost. Beside each should
be shown the break down of
who really paid for each building, such as "Canada Council;" or "Paid by student
money only;" or "$500,000
paid by Provincial Government and $500,000 by public
subscription." If this is done,
the   visitors  will   realize  the
puny contribution by the government.
*    •    •
Next page should tell the
real problems of UBC. It is
not mainly buildings or salary level, BUT lack of money
for adequate equipment and
for sufficient staff. Present
staff in most instances carries
twice the work load of similar faculty members at other
institutions and so has no
time for research, and if they
had the time there is no
money for necessary equipment. Faculty must be increased by at least 40 per
cent not taking into consideration any increase in student body.
Faculty then would have a
reasonable time for research.
Page three could contain
three tables; (1) The contributions of each provincial
government to their universities per student; (2). The
contributions as a percentage
of the total annual spending
of the provincial governments; and (3) Expenditures
per head of population by the
provincial government in
each province. B.C. is at the
bottom except for Nova Scotia and New Brunswick,
whose development took
place years ago, and whose
populations are fairly static.
•    •    •
I firmly believe if the plan
outlined above is followed the
Open House can be used as a
follow-up of the "Back Mac"
Campaign in a way the public can see and understand.
If nothing is done, Mr. Bennett will be aided and abetted
by Open House, as Mr. McAfee pointed out.
This is your prime opportunity, students, to turn Open
House to your advantage and
the advantage of students to
come in future years. Don't
miss out. Act NOW.
"ARTS '27"
Socred River Valley
A   UBC Professor  anticipates   an   address   to   the  Faculty
Association  by  the-  Chancellor  of   SFU
From this campus they say we are going;
He will lead us in flocks and in droves;
Yes, they say he is taking the light bulbs
That brightened these academe groves.
Shrum can sit at the head if he pays me;
I won't hasten to bid him adieu,
But I'll follow wherever he leads me,
To glories for Simon F. U.
When we reach that fine home on the  mountain,
Where he tells us that it never rains,
We will park our new cars in the basement
And ascend with completely dry brains.
Shrum can sit at the head if he pays me;
To him I will always be true;
I will lecture on TV to millions
Who crowd into Simon F. U. Thursday,  November 7,   1963
Good grief Free heresies
Editor. The Ubyssey: Editor.  The  Ubyssey:
I think Jack Ornstein has This university has had un-
finally gone too far. It is easy favorable publicity because
enough for any logically of the heresies we allow here,
thinking   being   to   see   that „..,_„
there is no God; but to im- Because we allow the Com-
ply that there is no Great munists the same rights as
Pumpkin is pure heresy. other  political  groups, many
I am just  a plain science  people think we are promot-
student (36-24-37) but when I  ing Communism,
go out at nights and look at      Because  a   professor)  at a
the starry sky, it is obvious , ,.  .
-,,   .   .. .  . ,*. t  noon-hour   meeting,    asks   a
that there must be  a   Great "'
Pumpkin. group   of   students   whether
Besides, why else would we they can prove there is a God,
have Halloween?  What   kind some  religious   groups  think
of a monster are you Jack? Do we   are    preaching   atheism.
you   want   your   children  to Because we allow free discus. |
grow up to be atheists and not .                                             . ,    i
believe in the Great Pumpkin. S10ns  of sex-  some moralists g
If you can't be   convinced think we are teaching "barn- |
otherwise,   I   am  willing   to yard morals". Heaven forbid!  |
convince you that there is a These people do not realize ||
Great Pumpkin by taking you that we are merely putting the |
out with  me one night. And principle 0f freedom of speech |
you will see;   it  will all be ,.„.,,             §
there nice and big and round into    I"™*"*-    Posslbly    we  g
and glorious. wouldn't   have  such   a  hard f|
MARCIA time getting money if we were |-
What is your phone   num- to give up some of this free-
ber? — ed. dom.   I'm  sure  many   of  us ^:
...     . would  rather have the free-
Iniriarive dom.
Editor, The  Ubyssey: KEN   HIEBERT
Protests   over textbook Arts I
pricfes   could   toe   (excused   if
the   service   rendered at the The   elite
UBC bookstore were a little  Editor. The  Ubyssey:
less   uninspired.   When   UBC-     i met, in Brock extension,
entertains     a     controversial   0n    Tuesday,    a    man    who
author like James Baldwin, it  thought that the painting re-
should be possible to buy his  ferred   to   as   "Sun"   should
books, current bestsellers, in  have its fate decided upon by
the campus bookstore. the students.
The foresight and initiative Further, he said that all
required to order a supply of paintings selected to hang in
Baldwin's books seems to be Brock Hall should be selected
lacking in the administration *? the  majority of students
He felt that because the art
of the bookstore. An ambi- was for the students' enjoy-
tious and agressive bookstore ment it should be selected by
would have had Baldwin's the students,
books prominently displayed By the majority of students
this week he meant those that happen to
show up at a student meeting,
Some  go   through   life   as and Qf ^^ ^ grQup ^
mere employees, doing their happens to form a majority of
job barely adequately and voters for a particular paint-
without interest. Others strive ing.
for excellence, in the words of      ™s gentleman,   in effect,
m, advocates the abolition of art.
President    Macdonald.    They ^ .g ^ & prQduct foy ^ j
have the aggressive attitude majority for the majority. |
which searches for means to in fact art has little to do with §
improve. It is a characteristic democratic procedure. |
of monopolies to choke initia-      To leave  art   to  the  mob-
tive and ambition and to pro- ocracy is to abolish art.
duce "mere employees." Ag-      Mass society by  definition
gressive  and  ambitious com- can not have art. Art is for
petition  for the   UBC   book- the elite. By denying the elite
store is what is required be- control of its medium you sup-
fore it will improve. press   one   facet   of   human
DAVID WELLS  nature.   Only   totalitarianism
Grad Studies  has succeeded  in  doing this.
The above gentleman is an
,v;ja«*4..»     -    „'".«»:<*"-«- -«idealistic democrat  and  like
EDITOR: Mike Hunter      an idealists a dangerous man.
Editors: He will not and can not sue-
Associate _.. Keith Bradbury <*ed in his purpose.
New*  Dave Ablett ^ux  J
Managing _. George Railton n ;.  I t
City   Mike Horsey Doggone   It !
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New 'work
in shadow
ot Sun
Sun has company.
But it's not supposed to.
The controversial painting,
Sun, is sharing its place of
honor in the Brock Link with
a new painting, called Inauguration I, by Robert Cor-
bin. The painting is a kaleidoscope of color and pandemonium.
When first contacted about
the new work, Professor Ian
McNairn of the Fine Arts
Department said he had not
seen the painting but added:
"It's not supposed to be
"We have added no new
paintings to the Brock collection since "Sun", said Ken
Leitch, AMS Co-ordinator of
Two interpretations of the
painting hang beside it. They
look like parodies of other
critiques put up beside
One analysis, by Pat Bride,
says the painting "instills an
intrinsic feeling of motion".
He described it as a "superb
masterpiece", and said "one
achieves a sense of peace and
relaxation from looking at it
— that far surpasses normal
Alvin Balkind, curator of
the Fine Arts Gallery, refused
to talk to The Ubyssey for
publication about the painting.
"I'm completely disillusioned with the reporting of that
sensational newspaper," he
Some students believe the
new "work of art" is a fake.
Council told
Frosh program
in sad shape'
The Frosh Orientation program is in trouble.
In a report received by coun-'
cil Monday, Frosh Orientation
Committee chairman Gordon
Galbrajith said attendance at
Frosh orientation functions is
"It is clear the Alma
Mater Society must take a new
approach to Freshman orientation," he said.
In 1961, 1,800 students attended the Frosh Reception
dance, but this year only 1,000
did, he said.
Up to 1961, there were always more applicants for Frosh
Retreat than there was space,
but for the past two years the
committee had to work to find
enough students for the retreat.
The Big Block smoker had to
be dropped because of lack of
interest, and attendance at the
Big and Little Sister Banquet
has declined, he said.
The Frosh pep meet, held
for the first time this year,
was also very poorly attended.
Gaibraith said the situation
is a result of poor publicity
and changing attitudes towards
university education.
He accused Buildings and
Grounds of "taking utterly unreasonable attitudes towards
student publicity."
Gaibraith said the present
location of Frosh retreat should
he changed. "Camp Elphinstone is becoming increasingly
unsuitable as a site," he said.
"Its proximity to  a settled
area and the consequent difficulty of maintaining as close
control as desirable is a major
"Frosh Reception needs drastic reorganization," he said.
The whole concept should be
revised, either by raising ticket
prices and providing better
entertainment, or by scrapping
the dance altogether, said Gaibraith.
He said drastic steps should
be taken to improve the program.
The AMS should develop a
counselling program for new
students, he said with senior
students, he said, with senior
programs with frosh in interviews, lectures and discussions.
"One of the most obvious
failings of the administration is
in the area of course counselling and orientation," he said.
He also suggested a mass indoctrination program for Frosh
in  registration week.
Cheaters put
on their honor
Columbia College is trying to
create an honor code which
will banish examination supervision.
Freshmen are now asked to
sign an academic integrity
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Thursday, tonight, 8 p.m., - International House Page 6
Thursday,  November 7,  1963
W students apply
Arts grads shy
away from jobs
UBC's placement office wants arts students.
M. E. Hacking, placement
officer, says dozens of firms
want to offer jobs to arts grads
but few come forward.
He said only ten students
have filled out application
forms with his office so far
this year.
Last year only 85 arts grads
applied for jobs through the
UBC placement office.
He said 15 of these went on
into graduate work, 23 lost interest, 23 were hired and 21
were left unemployed.
Since then only 13 remained
unemployed and this is due to
low marks or an aversion to
work, he said.
Hacking said there are
plenty of jobs available in the
merchandizing field.
Large manufacturing concerns, business offices, and department stores are particularly eager for arts grads.
Several chartered banks
want men for their managerial
programs; salaries average
$400 a month.
Women can make $300 or
more a month working for department stores in their training programs.
Advantageous B.A. majors
are psychology, sociology, history, English, math, economics,
and political science, he said,
but marks are more important.
Grads with 50-55 per cent
averages will have trouble getting good jobs, said Hacking.
Nearly 100 per cent of the
graduates in such fields as applied science, agriculture, commerce, science, and forestry
get their jobs through UBC
placement. There is no trouble
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Firms will be interviewing
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least $340 a month.
'Cabins furnished'
with cafeteria cutlery
SEPARATIST editor Pierre
Bourgault speaks in Auditorium today at 12:30.
Students steal and break
$9,000 worth of dishes and
cutlery from UBC cafeteria
each year.
But Ruth Blair, Food Services head, said this was normal operating expenses for a
cafeteria complex of this size.
"Cups, glasses and teapots
are the most common things to
go. That is why we stopped
serving tea in pots," she said.
"Many cabins on Grouse
Mountain most likely have
things in them we would recognize."
She pointed out, however,
that the $9,000 total included
breakage as well as loss. Most
students use the cafeteria honestly, she said.
"Only certain types of students get pleasure out of taking things from restaurants."
The $9,000 is taken into account in the food prices, she
'Steamy hostel
HELSINKI (CUP) —A student hostel, complete with a
Turkish bath on the top floor,
opened recently here.
And Bold Stripes Take Over
The sharp decisiveness of bold stripes is taking
over the men's shirt business. This was a natural
move once tab collar became established. Coordinating ties with these shirts will be no problem if small, neat underknot patterns and broad
stripes are worn. At right, a snap tab in charcoal
stripe on white.
One of the most fashionable combinations in
shirts is the high collar shown in a bold stripe
pattern. A very wide choice of collar styles are
offered in these higher collars including the
medium spread shown at right.
For the man who feels that the bold stripes are
a bit too decisive, the narrow multi-colored stripe
is just right. At right, an Oxford cloth small point
button-down sampled in a blue and grey stripe.
This pattern is easier to co-ordinate with a patterned suit. With the bolder stripes, tweeds and
plains are recommended as suitable.
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Page 7
A short time ago this section printed an article which
belittled the efforts of UBC
cheerleaders to evoke enthusiasm from crowds at football
It contrasted their failure
with the success of two student councillors in stirring up
the UBC rooters. It suggested
that since T-bird spectators
responded better to unofficial
leaders, the girls in the short
skirts may as well get lost.
• •    •
Reaction   followed.    There
were several indignant letters-
to-the-editor. The Booster
Club, with which the cheerleaders are affiliated, sent
the story's author an invitation to attend a cheer practice. They sent me one, too.
I saw a group of girls who
are willing to work hard to
perfect cheerleading routines,
a group who want nothing
more than to channel the obvious enthusiasm (the current
term is "exuberance") of UBC
fans into orderly support for
the school's  athletic  teams.
How do they feel when
there is little or no response
from a packed grandstand?
• •    •
"We try to do better," says
one, "but it's hard with no
What's in it for them? One
of the girls said that her reward "would be knowing the
crowd was with us in backing the team."
A recent survey by the
Booster Club indicated that
students favored more involved routines over mere 'yell'
leading. Accordingly, the
girls began learning a series
of somewhat intricate maneuvers, only to be criticized
for "mutilating" their "fancy
• •    •
As if student apathy and
disparagement were not obstacle enough, the cheerleaders face some unique problems.
During the University of
Alberta-UBC game two weeks
ago, one of the girls became
the center of a brawl when
several men tried to kidnap
It was expected that she
would quit as a result. But she
was at the practice, concentrating on smoothing out some
dance steps.
Her return illustrates the
quality shared by all the
cheerleaders, the private conviction that sends them out
in front of a crowd of students who feel too sophisticated to support intercollegiate athletics or anything else
that requires them to submerge their haughty individualism.
Those who urge the cheerleaders to give up because
there is no spirit show only
that they cannot recognize
that spirit when it appears
in others.
If there is ever to be at
UBC a school spirit proportionate to the size of the University, there must be a hard
core of sincere, dedicated students upon which to build.
Groups like the cheerleaders
can form this basis.
—Courtesy  The  Gateway
THUNDERBIRD STANDOUT Ray Wickland lunges for extra yardage in UBC's 29-2 loss to
the University of Alberta Golden Bears last week in Edmonton. Bears' Vic Chmelyk
moves in to stop the Bird fullback.
Vic College bows
to UBC bowlers
The UBC bowling team trounced Victoria College team
in a twelve-game match over the weekend.
Lead   by  Bill  Enefer,   who
Pacific Northwest Cross
Country Championships will
be held at UBC Saturday.
Last week the UBC team
lost the WCIAA championships
in Calgary.
EDITOR: Denis Stanley
Rugby Birds face
Cup elimination
The Thunderbird Rugby
team is on the verge of elimination from Millar Cup
championship playoffs as a
result of their second loss
of the season.
The Kats, led by former
UBC stars Roy Bianco and
Ted Hunt,   pushed   on   to  a
23-0 win Saturday.
Thunderbirds    meet    the
Meralomas   Saturday   in
hopes of staying in a playoff position.
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averaged 284 for the series,
UBC took their ninth straight
win against Victoria in three
In other matches the UBC
bowlers gained one and lost
one to two senior teams. Their
record now stands at four
wins, two losses and one tie.
Victoria College will come to
UBC late In January to return the games and complete
the series.
UBC is presently competing
in a WVIAA Mail League
which was established last
spring in Calgary. All results
are posted at the UBC Lanes
as they are received.
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Sunday Evening, Nov. 10th, 8:30
Editor "L'Independence" newspaper, press arm of the Rally
for National Independence, Qeubec's leading separatist movement.
with Mr. Bourgault, students and members of tihe faculty
"Le Minestrel du bon Dieu"
One of French Canada's most renowned folk singers
Thursday,  November 7,   1963
'tween classes
Folksy friar strums today
Special Events presents
guitar-playing Pere Bernard,
"The Folksinging Friar", in
conjunction with French-Canada Week, today noon in Brock.
•    •    •
Fred Caloren, National SCM
Study secretary, speaks on
"Problems in Canadian Dualism", Bu. 202, today noon.
General meeting today noon
in Bu. 204. Party date and address to be announced.
•    •    •
Meeting today noon in
Chem. 250. Discussion of the
SUB and the next rally plus
two movies: "Rallye Du Niege"
and   "Mercedes-Benz  Racing".
'Need was there
UBC provided
'peace corp' base
A teacher in Sarawak, a town planner in British Honduras, a nurse in India.
What do these people have
in common?
CUSO — Canadian University Service Overseas.
CUSO is a national organization sending people to work in
under-developed countries of
Africa, Asia and South America.
It sends university graduates, mainly teachers, doctors,
engineers, a g r i c u lturalists,
nurses and foresters, to these
countries at the request of the
sponsoring government.
The organization came into
existence in June, 1961, shortly after the formation of the
U.S. Peace Corps.
Thousands of Canadians had
applied to the American group,
but were rejected' as the Peace
Corps accepts only American
Clearly, a service to match
the people and the countries
was needed.
A United Nations Regional
Training Centre was on the
UBC campus at that time.
This provided the basis for the
new organization—CUSO.
The campus organization is
now divided into three parts—
a Senate committee headed by
John Wood of the Extension
Department, a student committee with Diane Greenall as president, and a downtown fund-
raising committee chaired by
Vancouver businessman, C. V.
There   are   128   Canadians
Quake scholarship
LEEDS, England (CUP) —
Four emergency scholarships
have been arranged for students from earthquake-shattered Skopje in Yugoslavia to
study at Leeds University.
Forum on SUB, today noon
in Bu. 106. questions on SUB
facilities and purpose will be
answered by a panel of experts.
• •    •
UBC Medical School Field
Trip — members please meet
today noon in Wes. 100.
• •    •
All Sciencemen please attend SUB information meeting,
today noon in Bu. 106.
• •    •
Important practice today,
6:30 to 8 p.m. Selection of
members will begin.
• •    •
Tickets for Phrateres' informal dance, "1984", are on
sale this week in Brock.
Militant rights
group formed
LONDON, Ont. (CUP) — A
militant civil rights organization came to the University of
Western Ontario last week.
The first Canadian chapter
of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee was
formed by Western students to
protest Negro segregation.
In the United States the
group promotes sit-ins and
freedom rides.
French Week Calendar
12:30, Brock Lounge —
Speech: French Canadian
3:30, Brock Lounge—Seminar—French   Canadian  culture.
12:30, Brock Lounge —
Pere    Bernard,    Folksinger.
12:30, Auditorium—Speech
3:30, Brock Lounge—Seminar—Separatism.
8:00, International House—
"La Lecon," play by Ionesco.
12:30, Brock Lounge —
Speech—The state of Confederation, 1963.
3:30, Brock Lounge—Seminar—The state of Confederation.
As long as we enjoy
liberty of thought and
freedom of expression,
Atheists and Believers in
God will continue to
drive each other through
lecture halls and across
the pages of newspapers
with barrages of carefully
chosen words. These exchanges are indeed
thought-provoking, but
the argument is bound to
continue unchanged
through successive generations of scholars. We
would  like to suggest
that the believers allow
their opponents to languish
harmlessly in their philosophies, while turning
their full wrath and
energy against those who
exploit their belief to its
detriment for commercial
gain. Those are the
Department Stores.
Nobody likes to have
Christmas pushed down
his throat from the
moment he takes off his
Hallowe'en mask.
Christians, unite behind
your pens and chastise
the dollar-seekers,
Chr istmaswise!
In an overall revitaliza-
tion of Club Night, new
dance tapes are to be
made up (at last!). Anyone
willing to lend L.P.'s of
good dance music is
invited to bring them to
the office. Be sure your
name is on them. They
will be well cared for, and
will be required for
about two weeks. This is
your chance to improve
the music you've been
complaining about.
For this week only we
will have ice hockey
at 10 p.m. tonight (Thursday). Note also that the
regular time for Tuesday
has reverted to 10 p.m.
Be at the Arena at 9:45.
Sticks, pucks, goalie
equipment, etc., are available. New players are
welcome. Contact Ross
Turner for details.
A meeting of the
Student's Wives' Club
will hear guest speaker
Mrs. J. G. Foulks tell of
her experiences in Russia,
in Brock Hall, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, November 13.
The next attraction in
the play reading series is
The Rhinoceros of Ionisco,
which will thunder
htrough the Lower Lounge
next Thursday, the 14th,
at 8 p.m. Come and take
Survey finds
GUELPH, Ont. (CUP) —
Two cases of racial discrimination were discovered in a
list of student housing at
Ontario's Agricultural College.
One woman said she preferred white students, another insisted on Canadians.
A similar student list at
UBC bans discriminatory
. . . heads committee
working overseas now, nine
from UBC.
The people are paid the local
wage by the government or the
group sponsoring the student.
CUSO pays the fare and a
small subsidy for resettlement,
postage and insurance.
Requirements for students
going overseas are not definite.
The organization wants graduates, preferably over 21, but
looks for people to fill definite
UBC is planning to send 25
students abroad next year, and
will send students to the
Philippines for the first time
next year.
Listen to:
—Michael Anthony of "The
Millionaire," who will speak
on "Money isn't everything!" Fri., Nov. 8, 12:30,
Bu 102, presented by I.M.S.
—Mr. Maurice Lamontagne
speaking on "State of Confederation," Brock, 12:30,
Nov. 8, presented for French
Canada Week.
—CKLG-73 — your "university" information station,
West Point Grey
Baptist Church
4509 West 11th Avenue
Minister: Rev. Arthur J.
Hadley, B.A., B.D.
9:45 a.m.—Young People's
11:00 a.m.—"Yours to Hold
7:30 p.m.—"The   War   is
Still On"
8:45 p.m.—Young People's
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