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 Don't be a clot
.. . bleed !
Vol. XLVI, No. 52
CA 4-3916
KEN LEITCH ... had a hankering.
For Brock bureaucrats
Blazers are out
blue denim in
Blue blazers are washed up in the AMS offices.
But  a   new  style,   the   blue
denim look, could sweep council.
$500,000 wing
planned for arena
Extra   $20,000  yearly
available for expansion
Plans are underway for
fed up on
(Ubyssey Council Reporter)
Education u n d er graduate
president George Boechler quit
the AMS finance committee
Moonday night.. He resigned
after charging there are inadequate funds being allocated to
undergraduate societies.
His resignation, officially
dated Feb. 3, was accepted by
council after a stormy session
Monday night.
He and arts president Mike
Coleman are council representatives on the committee.
"We found our activities curtailed quite a bit through lack
of funds," Boechler said.
He said he hoped his resignation would focus attention on
the program.
"It's not just the Education
Undergraduate Society ,it's all
the rest, too," he added.
John Capon, Music head, was
also bitter about allocations.
"We asked for $600 to set up
our society, and we only received $200.
"It's not enough," he said. "I
said so in the budget speech."
Paul Fraser Law president,
"We    don't    get
enough,"   he   said.
Law   got   as   much
groups    at    present,
The blazers were given annually to each of the 27 student
In a tight 11 to eight vote
Monday night, councillors passed first vice - president Jim
Ward's motion to abolish the
At the same time, Co-ordinator Ken Leitch modelled his
new blue denim outfit, complete with suede cowboy boots
and a white stetson.
Ward said the blazers should
be abolished because:
"We spend $1,000 each year
for blazers and crests, and it's
a waste. The funds could be
allocated for more useful purposes."
Leitch said that the decision
to abolish the blazers was a
highly advisable move.
"The image of councillors in
blue blazers has become derogatory," he said.
"We must divest ourselves
of this image."
(Continued on Page  6)
He  added
as   other
but    he
thought too much money went
to areas other than undergraduate societies.
Coleman had no complaints.
"We got what We asked for,"
he said.
But he added that he would
like his undergraduate society
to be financially autonomous.
Boechler singled out conferences as an area where he felt
more funds should be alloted
to the undergraduate societies.
His resignation came while
the finance committee was discussing a conference grant to
the Ed.U.S.
Undergraduate societies donate more than $300,000 to
AMS, and receive back less
than $11,000, Boechler said.
Thus the societies receive
from the AMS 10 per cent of
the discretionary fund available.
Boechler felt the Undergraduate societies should receive
back about 20 per cent of the
1 discretionary fund.
a $500,000 addition to UBC's
new winter sports arena.
AMS president Malcolm
Scott said Wednesday the new
addition to the arena would include a practice ice hockey
rink, handball and squash
courts, two pools, two new
curling sheets and locker-room
He said no formal cost estimates had been presented, but
that the addition would cost
about $500,000.
A golf driving-range and
tennis courts are also planned
just east of the building.
Scott said the addition would
be possible because the arena
depreciation alio wances together with prbfits produce
$20,000 per year.
The money is put into a fund
designed to write off the $500,-
000 initial costs of the arena
over 25 years.
During this period the fund
will be able to provide for further student recreational facilities, replacement and depreciation costs.
"We are very short of recreational facilities," Scott said.
"So all money available will
have to be used for that purpose.
"We'll have to depend on
these facilities earning money
for construction of others, because the majority.of available
student money will be taken up
with SUB."
Scott said the new plan for
UBC development released by
Dr. Macdonald doesn't include
any further student recreational facilities.
"If the administration does
add any other athletic facilities
it will probably be in the form
of another physical education
plant," he said. "And that's
not much good for general student use."
The new 180-foot addition
would contain two levels with
the hockey practice rink over
the present rink. It would
have no bleacher seats.
The two pools would be in
the south end of the addition.
One would be a standard 25-
meter pool with a small diving pool beside it.
The present arena without
the addition includes an ice
hockey rink, and six curling
sheets plus a canteen.
It was opened earlier this
. . n*w co-ordinator
(S— Pas* 5)
. . . new first-vice
pull out;
Vance wins
AMS assistant Co-ordinator
of activities Graeme Vance,
Agr. II, became Co-ordinator
by default Wednesday when
his 47 opponents disqualified
In the only other position
contested on the second slate
Robert Cruise, Arts IV, beat out
Brian Thorpe, Eng. Ill, to become first vice-president by a
margin of 2,269 votes to
Total vote including spoils
was  3,926.
Last week Kyle Mitchell,
Law I, was acclaimed treasurer to take the remaining second slate position.
In the Co-ordinator's race
Vance's 47 oponents, all engineers, were disqualified by returning officer Dennis Browne
Wednesday  afternoon.
Vance said he hopes to cut
down on some of the "bureaucratic bumph" a co-ordinator
now deals with.
(Continued on Pag* •)
Thursday,  February   13,   1964
Urgent, says Feltham
SUB fee hike
will go again
If the $5 hike in AMS fees isn't passed by students the
whole student union plan might be off.
. . . what, no beer?
What's this?
a milksop?
They ran up the Jolly Roger
Monday night, but nobody
Roger McAfee attended his
first student council meeting
Monday in his capacity of
AMS president-elect.
And in accordance with
council tradition, the newcomer was sent to get milk for
the dinner that precedes the
"I've been here before," McAfee protested when numerous
councillors tried to tell him
the procedure for obtaining
the cow juice from the Food
Service machine.
"I know how to do it," he
McAfee went for the milk,
and there was an expectant
A long pause.
Eventually, McAfee returned
with a tray full of milk. But
instead of bringing the milk
in the usual tall paper cups,
he brought it in small, unfamiliar glasses.
He was roundly booed.
Loopy tilt
There will be an important
meeting of all- gridders interested in tilting next fall in the
Lacarno Loop, noon today on
the gridiron.
L. G. Trophee, league commissioner, promised a bigger
and   better   season   next year.
Hillel plans
special week
UBC's Hillel is presenting
their Special Events week
Fe. 17 to 21.
This year's theme is "The
Image of Man." All events
will take place at noon
hours in Bu.  104.
Hillel's annual Brotherhood Dinner will be held
Feb. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets
are available at the Hillel
House behind Brock, or in
AMS  office, at $1.50 each.
a letter sent to council
Monday night, Dean Feltham,
advisor to the SUB planning
committee, urged council to
support the proposed increase,
and to implement plans for the
referendum as soon as possible.
"Architectural plans for SUB
cannot be started until the
Board of Governors gives its
approval, and it refuses to approve the 30-year financing
plan," he said.
"The 30-year financing plan
is complete nonsense, for we
could save $1.5 million in interest with the increase."
"We must get the ball rolling as soon as possible and
have the vote within the next
few weeks, for I think we can
win now."
Council approved Feltham's
recommendation that the referendum be held on a Friday
and Monday, Feb. 28 and
March 2.
AMS president Malcolm
Scott said he supported holding the vote over two days.
''To avoid criticism, we
should hold the vote on the
same days as we lost the last
one," he said.
The death of president Kennedy Nov. 22 interrupted voting on the student union and
the balloting was completed
the following Monday.
Students supported plans
for a student union but turned
down a $5 raise in AMS fees
to cover the construction cost.
The record vote in November saw 7,187 students endorse the SUB by 75 per cent
but the fee hike question failed by 300 votes.
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(News Item from the Future: UBC'S parking czar.
General Sir Ouvry Lindfield
Roberts. G.C.B., K.B.E.,
D.S.O., M.A., has been replaced by Field-Marshal Heinrich
von Slauffen-Gasser, recently
paroled from a war-crimes'
sentence he was serving.)
(Here are some excerpts
from the Field-Marshall's first
press conference upon assuming his duties as UBC Traffic
Director and Security Patrol
Press: First of all, sir, er, General, er, Field-Mar . . .
von   S-G:   Ach,   just   call  me
"Mein Fuehrer," dumpfkoff.
Press: Very well, Mein Fuehrer Dumpfkoff . . .
von S-G (slashing among the
crowd  of newsmen  with  his
steel - tipped   swagger - stick):
Nein, nein, just "Mein Fuehrer," you schweinhundt.
Press (hesitantly):  Well,  first
off,   Mein   Fuehrer,   do   you
have any comment to make on
your   release   from   prison
where you were serving time
for atrocities committed  during the war?
von S-G: I was unjustly convicted. I was only following
orders. (Cracking the reporter
across the knuckles.): Let's
have no more of those questions.
Press: Do you plan to make
any changes in the system set
up here by Sir Ouvry?
von S-G: Ja, ja. The English,
they are always doing things
only half-way.
Press: What will some of the
changes be, Mein Fuehrer?
von S-G: First, no more cars
on campus. C-lot will be
needed for tank manoeuvres.
And the Security Patrol's uniforms have been changed.
Press: No cars? Isn't that
pretty rough on the students?
von S-G: Ja, but we are also
abolishing the tickets and
fines previously given to students.
Press: But how will you keep
the students in line without
the threat of fines?
von S-G: Ach, dot's simple.
Instead of ticketing them, we
shoot them. (Speaking into
desk intercom): Schultz, send
the boys in. (Six SS Troopers
stomp in. They're wearing
spiked helmets and jackboots
and carry NATO sub-machine
Press: Why, they look like
Storm Troopers,
von S-G: Vot else? Boys, take
these snivelling, subversive
newsmen outside and demonstrate your marksmanship.
Troopers (clubbing their weapons): Out, you swine, out!
And quite bleeding on the rug.
von S-G: (into intercom): Miss
Sehmitt,, eorae in and take
some dictation. .(Screams and
machine-gune fire from outside the building. Enter Miss
Sehmitt, saluting and clicking
her heels.)
Miss Sehmitt: Ja, Mein Fuehrer. What's the noise outside?
von S-G: Ach, nothing, just a
few non-Ayrans. Take a proclamation to the Board of
Governors. (More machine-
gun fire and screams outside.)
"Gentlemen: Effective immediately, you are disbanded, and
placed    under    house    arrest
FORMER UBC president Dr.
Norman MacKenzie will address annual forestry undergraduate society banquet
tonight at Canyon Gardens.
(Shaggy dog reporter)
This is no shaggy-dog story.
Grad student Don Buchanan
said a friend knocked on his
dorm door in the decidely all-
male Fort Camp Hut Six at 10
p.m. one night last week and
introduced a black-haired female.
It turned out to be a poodle,
not shaggy haired, seen wandering around campus at various times Wednesday.
• •    •
The dog was tired and curled
upon Buchanan's room floor.
Buchanan, who comes from
Alberta, said he has a natural
affinity for animals.
But it should be pointed out
that Buchanan's room has a
rug, one of the few in Fort
• •    •
Fort Camp president Hew
Kidston notified RCMP, who
located the dog's owners, residents of the University Endowment Lands.
They said the dog had been
missing since 8 a.m. Wednesday.
She felt her way
out of the fog
OXFORD, Eng. (CUP) — An
Oxford university student has
been suspended for having a
woman in his room at night.
Roger Hostin, 21, said he invited the girl to spend the
night in his room when fog
got too thick for her to get a
Right-winger warns
Red trade trap
threatens West
The west must find a way to exist without trading with
communist nations, one of Australia's leading right-wingers
said Wednesday.
Eric Butler, president of the
Australian League of Rights,
told a student audience in
Brock lounge, "Unless the non-
communist world can make the
necessary adjustments internally, then we have no other alternative than to trade with the
communist countries."
"This," said Butler," would
be in accordance with the communist plan of taking over the
"The western world is doing
what Lenin predicted in 1920:
that the time would come when
the non-communist world
would be increasingly concerned with gaining access to
the communist market."
Butler was speaking on the
subject of the recognition of
Red China by western nations.
Increased trade, he said, will
inevitably lead to this move.
"And then the communists
will have taken a step forward
to their ultimate conquest of
the world."
Butler said the opinion that
Red China should be recognized just because it exists is
a fallacy.
"There are many facts which
are unpleasant," he said. "Wild
animals are a fact. How do
you establish some reasonable
relationship with them?"
He   went   on,   "If  I  had   to
Grad class
meets today
The 1964 class, largest in
UBC history, will hold its
general meeting noon today in
Arts 100.
The class, more than 2,000
students, will discuss what
they will leave the university
as a parting gift in May.
Chief proposal for a gift is
a fountain to go in front of
the new student union building.
Meeting will be held in Arts
100 and not in Bu. 106 as advertised in a letter sent to
class members earlier this
Closed lounges
student lounges at the University of Alberta have been
closed after complaints they
were littered with garbage
from  lunches.
Rhinos charge hustings
with medicare and flag
UBC's newest political party is now contesting seats
in two federal by-elections.
The Rhinoceros Party was a last-minute entry into the
university's Mock Parliament elections. It got 4 write-in
The Quebec branch of the party is running candidates
i—a doctor and a university student—in Laurier and St.
The movement's platform includes a distinctive flag
for Canada (a rhinoceros on a Union Jack) and free
medicare for all rhinos.
choose between the two (wild
animals or Red China) I would
choose the wild animals."
Many people in the west,
said Butler, have had their
wills so undermined by communist propaganda that they
will accept any compromise
proposed by the communists.
"We must make up our
minds whether we are at war
or not at war," he said.
Butler's speech was sponsored by the Special Events' committee.
Separatism backfires
MONTREAL (CUP) — Separatist extremists are causing
anti-Quebec sentiments in English Canada, NDP member
of parliament Reid Scott, member for Toronto-Danforth, told
students at McGill university
Union with U.S.
debated Friday
Resolved: Canada and the
U.S. should be joined economically and politically will
be debated noon Friday in
Affirmative speakers will
be Brian Wallace, Arts IV,
and Mike Davies, Law in.
Taking the negative will be
Tom D'Aquino, Law II, and
Chris Thompson, Arts IV.
Next major debate for
D'Aquino and Thompson will
be the McGill International
Debating Competition in
Montreal Feb. 19-21.
Musicians have
score to settle
The usually staid UBC music
society would like to beat a
few students to death.
Music society head John Capon said Wednesday someone
is tearing down the club's
posters advertising their coming  events.
The next event the society
sponsors is noon today in
Brock—the Dave McMurdo
jazz band.
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As even the most apathetic people must have
noticed, it is once again
election time on campus.
The recent AMS presidential election has been
criticized on the grounds
that it offered a choice of
candidates so similar in all
respects, that the influence
of the polls on student
administration for the
coming year was
negligible. Soon we will
face the election of a new
executive for the GSA.
Fortunately in our case the
politics involved play a
minor role compared to the
need we have of people
willing to devote time and
effort to maximizing the
benefits of the GSA for its
members. Never the less,
in our case as well as in
other campus elections,
experience has shown that
the type of administration
we get depends not on the
final vote, but on tbe
nominations. Now is the
time for us all to think
seriously about whom we
wish to manage our affairs
at the GSC next year.
Now is the time for those
of us willing help keep our
Association functioning to
the common good to step
forward and volunteer our
services. It is through the
selfless efforts of a few
that the many can be
served; let those few be
our best.
Among other positions
that will soon become
vacant is that of Editor of
this column. Perhaps
instead of acquiring a new
one, we should also allow
this space in the Ubyssey
to become vacant? It is
up to you. See the survey
sheet at the entrance to
the GSC and let us know.
Henry Brehauf 'and    •
Laurie Bader have been
elected Life Honourary
Members of the GSA for
their services to grad
students during the past
two years.
Members with GSC
parking lot stickers are
reminded to report their
1964 licence numbers to
the Office.
A portable AM-FM radio
is now available for
members' use in the
Center. Just ask the
Proctor or the Secretary.
Anyone interested in
buying an excellent 3%
horse outboard motor is
advised to call
CA 4-6363. It's a gas! THE UBYSSEY
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the university
year by the Alma Mater Society, University of B.C. Editorial opinions
expressed are those of the editor and not necessarily those of the AMS
or the University. Bditoriai office, CA 4-3916. Advertising office, CA
4-3242,  Loc.   26.   Member  Canadian   University   Press.
Authorized     as    second-class' mail   by    Post    Office    Department,
Ottawa,  and for payment of postage  in cash.
Pink (blush)
We'd like to congratulate student council and Model
Parliament official- who stuck to their decision to send
two members of UBC's communist club along to the
University of Washington this weekend.
Our fine and free neighbors to the south, you see,
don't appreciate communists spouting evil doctine within their borders, even if it is just in a harmless student
demonstration of Canada's House of Commons.
The U.S. FBI and Immigration Department requires
that communists entering the country must file application for clearance, for a nice little bookkeeping charge
of $25. This sum must be paid each time the communist
wishes to enter the U.S.
The requirement will cost the AMS and Model Parliament $50, although the University of Washington students have offered to pay half.
We're not in favor of communism, or of spending
student money so that communists can spread their propaganda to the big, bad imperialist aggressors.
But we do think that the Model Parliament display,
complete with communists, might justifiably embarrass
some of our sometimes hypocritical friends down in the
land of liberty, equality and freedom.
Like their compatriates in real Canadian elections,
the communist delegates in the Model Parliament ran
openly in a legitimate election.
They gained the support of sufficient legitimate voters to gain three seats in the UBC mock House. As such,
they have every right to expect to be included in any
activity of that body—and the student community which
sponsors Model Parliament and which voted them in
must support this right.
If it does not, then its members are surely being
just as hypocritical as people who charge $25 fees to
speak in their supposedly free country.
Sticky ticket
Well, if that isn't the last straw.
Those low-down, sneaky, fresh-faced RCMP boys
have pulled a fast one on The Ubyssey. They booby-
trapped our secret speedway with one of those radar
machines.   Horribly unsportsmanlike.
For years now, we've been skirting the radar, outfoxing ghost cars, and speeding happily to the printers
with the day's hot news.
We've played games with the police on the roads
and on our pages. But we'd never thought they'd be
sneaky enough to catch us. Not only did they do it once,
but twice in a day. Two-elevenths of The Ubyssey
editorial board is out about $50.
Sirs, we are furious. The pen may be mightier than
the sword, but apparently it's not quicker than the radar
trap.   Oh, nuts.
OK, so we watched the Beatles, too.
They were the biggest disappointment since mother
told us there was no Santa Claus. And yet we can't
think of any easier way to make a million dollars a
Maybe there's something basically wrong with our
economic system, which allows such fads to be so well-
rewarded. These four young men, tongues in cheeks,
are taking the world for millions of dollars, and they
know it.
They've got America's 11 and 12-year-olds (and a
few Fort Camp girls) writhing in passion, and the world s
press, radio and TV" corps right around their guitar-
picking fingers. They're laughing all tike way to the bank.
Sure, we're jealous.
We'd put up with dandruff any day for a thousandth
of the price the Beetles are getting.
Pei-*ps the problem is that too many other people
would, too.
Yes.. with all that talent, I'm sure I can find a role for you.
Gone wild
Editor, The Ubyssey:
The AMS has gone wild
with our money again! This
time we're paying $50 to send
two communists to Washington State University. If the
communists want to stage
demonstrations in the U.S.
let them spend their own
This waste is second only to
the purchase of "Sun" last
How does the AMS expect
students to give them an additional $5 for the SUB when
they spend the money they already have in such an erratic
Comm. I
Rah, rah sports
Editor, The Ubyssey:
As a sports fan at UBC (yes
there are some), I strongly
disagree with Fred Fletcher's
Comments on athletic scholar-
iJhips for university students.
Why shouldn't university students be treated to a high cali-
bp-e of collegiate sport? It
seems that this could be done,
and on a profit-making basis,
with proper publicity, coaching and recruitment of talent.
Why shouldn't a person
with special athletic talents be
rewarded as others with talents in other fields?. The
college athlete puts in many
hours of work to attain a high
degree of excellence in his
particular sport. Why should
he not be rewarded for this
The question of academic
ability also enters. I feel that
the athlete should be treated
as any other student at the
university. Is there some raid-
Victorian attitude here  that
professionalism is degrading
and that amateurs should be
maintained at all costs? The
whole ideal of amateurism
has proven to be a farce in
the Olympics, the supposed
stronghold of the amateur
The whole set of reasons
and arguments against athletic scholarships and against
professional sports has been
washed down the drain and is
only kept alive in places
where athletics and physical
fitness and education are kept
in a backward state. Why
can't we at least try to set a
decent set of standards and
live with them?
Bon athletics
Editor, The Ubyssey:
I agree wholeheartedly
with Fred Fletcher's views on
athletic scholarships. I especially agree on his point that
Canada's lack of a competitive ethic is good.
However, I do feel that he
stopped one step short. Like
many other UBC students, I
feel that athletics should be
All this interest in such
ventures as the Olympic
hockey team and the Thunderbirds (that is the name, isn't
it?) is making it very difficult for me to study, which,
after all, is the sole reason I
came here. I am contemplating transferrins to the Leningrad Institute of Technology
where I can be at last free
from all this talk of athletic
New York
Whatever Beatlemlania is, it
has swept New York.
The bobbysoxers talk Beatles, digging every "Yeah,
The college crowd talks
Beatles, from complete derision to acceptance and humming a Beatle hit.
The adults talk Beatles,
some amused, some taken by
the phenomenon.
• • •
Thanks to complete newspaper and radio coverage,
everyone is aware of the mop-
headed quartet from Liverpool.
When the Beatles arrived
here last Saturday, all six
newspapers told in great detail of the tough time the police had keeping back the
welcoming crowds at Kennedy
Even the staid New York
Times put the story, complete
with pictures, on its second
front page. The Christian
Science Monitor also ran a
large  spread.
The three major rock 'n'
roll radio stations in the area
are having a heyday.
"This is Beatle headquarters!" shouts each, playing
taped interviews with the
Beatles over and over to prove
One station is giving away
Beatle sweatshirts. Another is
urging everyone to get a
Beatle haircut.
A third is presenting "Meet
the Beatles" documentaries,
during which the Beatles read
their own poetry.
• •    •
The group is staying at the
posh Plaza Hotel, having made
advance reservations as four
"businessmen," George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John
Lennon and Ringo Starr.
The hotel management was
dismayed when it found out
the businessmen's business.
The crowds hanging in and
around the hotel since the
Beatles checked in haven't
relieved the manage ment
The Beatles have a 24-hour
guard and a police escort
whenever they leave the hotel.
The highlights of their visit
are an appearance on the Ed
Sullivan show and a concert
at Carnegie Hall.
About 50,000 persons tried
to get tickets to the Sullivan
show. The CBS studio holds
What do the Beatles think of
all the fuss?
"Yeah, yeah," they chorus.
"It's great!"
Associate —
Sports _-
Asst. City
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Deans Mento Thursday,  February  13,  1964
Page 5
Marijuana a pretty plant
that hides deadly monkey
Ubyssey reporter Ann
Burge spent the last three
weeks talking to marijuana
users, police and drug authorities. Here is the first of three
air tides.
Three UBC students have
been arrested on marijuana
charges in the last year.
But many others have been
growing the plant in living
rooms, back porches and
back yards.
I talked to marijuana users,
police officials and medical
officials in the last few weeks,
to find out just how prevalent marijuana use is.
The conclusion: it's more
prevalent than officials think.
"Anyone who knows the
right people has no trouble
buying marijuana in Vancouver," a user told me.
"And it is easy to grow.
You can plant it outdoors in
the summertime here, or grow
it in a flower pot.
"It takes about a month
and a half to grow from the
seed," he said.
''Marijuana     is     a    pretty
plant. It looks like a small
fern, but with thick leaves
and small round tan-colored
It costs between 50 cents
and $2 a smoke in Vancouver. (One or two smokes are
the average for an evening).
But home-grown marijuana
is cheaper. One user told me
that in his situation it costs
about a nickel a smoke.
Pot smokers are usually introduced to it by friends who
have tried it. Or a whole
group will hold marijuana
parties,   called   "tea-parties."
Once you have grown one
plant you can plants its seeds,
which makes it possible to
have "tea-parties" regularly
every month or so.
Marijuana comes from the
hemp plant, which grows anywhere, but is cultivated in the
Middle and Far East, and in
South America.
The leaves are dried and
broken up into a thick crude
tobacco, quite unlike cigarette tobacco, and rolled into
Detective Sgt. Gillies, head
of the city police narcotics
squad admits that the only
way the squad can find marijuana growing in private
homes is through informers.
And most Vancouverites
wouldn't recognize a marijuana plant when they did see
"As far as we know marijuana is not a problem on the
lower mainland," E. M. Elmore, senior counsellor of the
Narcotic Addiction Founda-
of B.C. said.
"We seldom run into it
here at the centre. Drug addicts here generally start on
goof balls (barbiturates) or
alcohol," he said.
Small-scale marijuana
smuggling is seldom carried
"It's not really worth while-
smuggling   a    little   jar    of
seeds across the border from
Mexico   or   California,"   one
pot-smoker told me.
"We can buy it here from
groups who smuggle it over
in larger amounts."
In foreign students
There's a missionary urge
This is the second of two
articles by Dir. Wentworth on
foreign students studying in
Dominion Bureau of
OTTAWA (CUP) — Canadian food came in for more
domment and criticism.
Among the comments:
"I am taken by the food here
and how it is presented to the
"What bothers me is the
lack of imagination and seasoning in the typically Canadian dish".
"The weather is abominable, the food is rotten".
"The food is very uninteresting. The informal attitude
contrasts with that which I
have been brought up with at
home  in  England".
"I was surprised by the
Blue Laws and Canadian
drinking which is not a social
grace but a lesson in getting
'smashed' as quickly as possible."
"Often before I experienced
severe winter, which turned
out to be exaggerations",
wrote a South Seas student.
But — "I think Canada is
stinking and dirty due to
snow. This is a dead place",
said another.
A third was excited over
skiing, an entirely new experience for him, and one said,
"I enjoy the different seasons."
Comments varied from enthusiasm for Canada to highly
critical comments.
There are two types, one
definitely anti-British and the
other open-minded with a few
pro-British elements. Canada
has many of the good features
of her British and American
counterparts and few of the
"The concept of Canada I
had in Britain does not fit
actual circumstances at all.
I found I was expected to
dress and behave as a 'snobbish' Englishman".
"Canadians are more willing to accept new ideas than
Europe and therefore less
likely to be taken in."
"The vigorous drive one
encounters in Canada is very
refreshing after the pessimism    in Britain.
Students' reactions pointed
to problems related to immigration laws and practices.
One student "liked the idea
of immagration officers coming on the campus to review
Blood starts
oozing slowly
UBC blood drive officials
say their quest for student
•blood has started slowly this
Bleeding figures are listed below. First figure indicates the number of donors,
second figure the percentage
of each faculty's quota.
Agr. 14 (7.4); arch. 8 (26);
arts 170 (13.2); comm. 29
(11.7); educ. 83 (7.4); eng.
27 (8); for. 27 (35); frosh 9
(1); grads 18 (4.1); H. Ec.
13 (15); law 6 (6); med. 8
(7.2); nurses 10 (14); phar.
« (10); phys. ed. 10 (12);
science 147 (21) and soc.
work 1 (2).
Another complained he had
to use either English or
French as a second language
and then take the other as a
third to meet domestic requirements.
Some felt almost a missionary urge to enlighten Canada
concerning the rest of the
They wanted to talk about
their home land but no one
would listen, and they were
appalled at the stereotyped
views they met.
If students can be made to
feel that they are accepted
and belong, it will go a long
way towards ensuring their
satisfactory adjustment.
There will always be differences of opinion but this can
be healthy. We should not be
disturbed by such comments
"Canadian education is
superior but cigarettes in-
"The automobile drivers in
Canada are a menace. Hope I
survive to finish my year".
"It becomes tiresome to
hear one's country slandered
by people economically dependent on it".
"Hot! cold! expensive!
crude radio and television
"High standard of living
but outdated liquor laws".
These are comments which
do not sound too different
to normal letters-to-the-editor.
There will always be need
for adjustment by the young,
for tolerance and acceptance
of difference. But we cannot
ignore the problems, hoping
they will go away; or turn the
clock back.
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-don hume photo
NETTY PROBLEM faces Engineering vice-president Steve
Whitelaw. That's his car wrapped up in his fishnet. Frosh
stole the net from the engineering building while engineers
whooped it up at their annual pep meet Tuesday.
ouch ,
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Thursday, February  13,  1964
The modern trend
UBC political scientists
- on their best behavior
Vance, Cruise take
seats on new council
Noon-h our speeches by
scmiiiterate cabinet ministers, Nuclear Disarmament
clubs, Model Parliaments,
AMS elections.
The UBC campus seems to
harbor more political activity
per square foot than the Legis-
"ative Buildings in Victoria.
Away from the ferment of
campus politics, the study <rt
government is carried on in
systematic, academic fashion
by UBC's political science department.
With the department of
economics for administrative
purposes, the UBC political
science faculty ranks with
McGill, Queens and Toronto
as the best in Canada.
The department is growing
rapidly—from a staff of 2
full-time political scientists to
10 in the last eight years. The
UBC staff is a young one and
emphasizes the modern trends
in political science.
"Political science used to
be rooted in law, philosophy,
and history," says Professor
Donald Smiley. "Now it's becoming one of the behavioral
sciences—allied more with
sociology and anthropology."
Smiley, who feels the UBC
faculty will eventually be the
best in Canada, admits to
several difficulties.
"We're hindered, like every
other part of the university,
by the lack of funds for graduate facilities," he says. "Top
graduate facilities attract and
retain the top men—in this
way they bolster the undergraduate program  as well."
UBC at present has only
10 graduate students in political science.
Political Science, according
to Smiley, has developed very
slowly in Canada. "Even if we
were to become the top faculty in Canada, there would
still be at least 50 ahead of
us in the United States. Even
when compared with the
middle-size state universities
we're  under-developed."
A look at almost any
American university catalogue verifies his modesty.
Stanford University, a private
institution with less than
6,000 students has more than
50 undergraduate courses in
political science to UBC's 17.
The University of Washington, a state-suported institution, has more than 30. Stanford offers 50 graduate courses to UBC's nine.
Stanford's political science
richer than UBC. By Canadian standards the faculty is
a highly  competent one.
It is proud of its demanding
honors program and is bolstered considerably by UBC's
departments of International,
Asian and Slavonic Studies.
The department passes the
major test of scholastic competence—the calibre of graduates.
Several top political scientists, including distinguished
professor, Robert Mackenzie
of the London School of
Economics, have graduated
from UBC.
. . . we're hindered
faculty offers training courses
designed to prepare students
for government work. An example is Pol. Sc. 104: "Local
Govern ment Laboratory."
UBC has no such facilities.
But political science has
been a major part of the curriculum at American universities much longer than in
And most American
rchools. like Stanford, are far
(Continued from Page One)
Leitch said that "blue denim
boys" could be the cominf
"Councillors should be sup
plied with blue denim jackets
with crests.
"You could see button-down
denims in Commerce," he
When asked why he decided
to adopt his garb, Leitch
"It doesn't cost as much to
get them drycleaned.
"I just had a hankerin' to
wpar them."   .
(Continued  from  Pag*  One)
Cruise said he looks forward
to a challenging year with
president-elect McAfee.
The total vote of 3,926 was
called "moderate" by returning officer Browne.
Last week a near record
5,390 voted in the first slate
to bring in President Roger
McAfee, second - vice Byron
Hender and Secretary Marilyn
Browne said the engineering
candidates turned in statements
indicating   that each one had
spent more than the allotted
$40 per candidate. Total expenses for the engineers
amounted to $2,115—$45 per
He said the engineers listed their major expenses as
asterisks and beer:
Co-ordinator Vance said he
spent no money fighting the
"I only put up posters at
the polls and there I used old
paper and stolen paint. I knew
it was a joke and treated it
accordingly," he said.
Alma Mater Society
Applications are now being received for students to sit
on   the  Winter  Sports Centre Management  Committee.
Any questions may be directed to Mr. Bill Redmond,
AM 6-7743. Applications to be turned in to Box 55,
Brock Hall. Deadline February 15, 1964.
Nominations now being received for the Student Hon-
ourary Activities Awards—application forms and further
information may be obtained in the A.M.S. Office, Brock
Frat Songfest
set for Feb. 21
The annual Song Festival of
the sororities and fraternities
will be held Friday, Feb. 21 at
the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
The organizations compete
for the Songfest Cup and later
in the evening trophies are
presented to the outstanding
sororities and fraternities of
the year.
Tickets are available at the
AMS office at $1.50 for non-
students and $1 for students.
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AIR CANADA Thursday,  February  13,   1964
Page 7
play reps
UBC Thunderbirds clash
with the B.C. Reps in the
rugby treat of the season at
Varsity   stadium  Saturday.
The B.C. team has been
brought together to meet the
famous N e w Zealand All
Blacks in the next few weeks.
Last Saturday the Birds lost
to the B.C. Under 25s 16-8 in
a game which saw both sides
surprisingly evenly matched
with the Under 25s scoring on
two UBC miscues.
And varsity will be strengthened by four UBC all-stars who
played with the UBC junior
team last Saturday. The Four
are John Grange, Tim Cummings, Dick Hay and Fred
Coach Albert Laithwaite
feels his team, has a good
chance to beat the reps since
the senior team has easily been
held in practise games by the
under 25s and Laithwaite will
have his four key players back.
The Birds are playing this
year in a newly formed west
coast college league. They currently have a 2-1 record.
Their next big series is with
the California colleges for the
world cup.
Leading the senior team
will be former UBC great Ted
Game time is 2:30 p.m. and
A c^rds are good.
MAA holds
own elections
Nominations are being called for executive positions in
the Men's Athletic Association.
President, vice-president and
secretary will be chosen by
managers and captains at a
meeting in Room 213 of War
Memorial Gym, March 3.
In previous years this election was held campus wide on
the third slate of the AMS elections which has been cancelled
for lack of interest in previous
310 students voted in third
slate elections including, MAA,
WAA, and UCC presidents last
Applications should be made
in writing to R. J. Phillips in
the Athletic Office before
March 1.
Basketball Birds
migrate home
A sweep by the UBC Thunderbird basketball team this
weekend will put them back
into first place.
Their opponents are the low-
rated University of Manitoba
Game time Friday and Saturday is 8:30 p.m.
Football mentor Frank
Gnup announces a meeting
of all students interested in
trying out for the 1964 edition of the Thunderbirds.
Mr. Gnup will preside in
room 211 of the Gym at
noon today.
Pros take
six Tbirds
Six members of the 1963 UBC football squad have been
selected by Canadian Football League teams in the league's
annual draft of Canadian college players.
The     Montreal     Alouettes
—don hume  photo
HEAVYWEIGHT JACK CHRISTOPHER lifts champion teammate George Tsoi-a-sue (1231b.) high into the air holding
B.C. Open Trophies from 1963 to 1964. The team won
the championship Saturday against teams from Canada
and U.S.A.
Trophies return
to UBC lifters
UBC weightlifters retained their crown at the B.C.
Open championships Saturday.
Best UBC lifter according
to the Hoffman formiula was
manager - coach Andrew
Hinds but he placed second
in the 148 lb. class.
(The Hoffman formula
equates body weight to percentage lifted based on a
different co-efficient for each
weight class.)
Heavyweight Jack Christopher set two new UBC records with 290 lb. clear and
jerk and 225  lb.  snatch.
Tad Iwamoto with his
unique form won the 132 lb.
George Tsoi-a-sue topped
the 123 lb. class; Raleigh
Withinger came third in the
132 lb. class.
Claus Hallschmidt, Deiter
Stamm and) Vince Basile
placed first, second and
fourth, respectively in the
181 lb. class.
Desmond Tromans managed to cop sixth in the 165
lb.  class.
UBC's total score was 39
points     and     second     place
Hepburn's     Gym     followed
with 33 points.
Other clubs participating
in the meet were Washington
Athletic Club, Mount Tacoma Athletic Club and
teams from Everett and
Individual lifters from the
greater Vancouver area also
The champions are now-
preparing for the B.C. Junior Championships on March
18 and the Pacific Northwest Cham pionships in
This active club has a
locker room in the Stadium
where they practice every
noon hour.
Western decisions
five of six bouts
A strong Western Washington team defeated UBC
wrestlers over the weekend.
Western took five decisions  out  of  the six  bouts.
Cann Christensen extended his season's winning records to nine victories without a defeat.
chose four Thunderbirds: quarterback Barry Carkner (inactive this season), defensive
end Al Eger, tackle Peter
Lewis, and halfack Norm
Tom Thompson, offensive
end, went to the Edmonton
Eskimos, and guard Bob Hand-
ley became one of the B.C.
Lions' three Canadian picks.
The draft brought to seven
the number of UBC gridders
committed to professional
teams. Tackle Roy Shatzko
had previously been singled
out by Calgary.
Bird fullback Ray Wickland, released by Winnipeg, is
reported to have aroused interest in the B.C. camp.
UBC coach Frank Gnup
feels that Thompson has the
best chance of sticking in the
pro ranks. Gnup also sees success for Shatzko and Carkner,
although the latter may be at
a disadvantage from his layoff.
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Thursday, February  13, 1964
—don hume  photo
GLOBULE GOBLET is up for grabs again. Above, Dick
Annas, Forestry I, and Joan Godsell, Arts II, look inside
the Blood Drive trophy, awarded twice annually to faculty
giving the most blood during the drive. Foresters, who
presently hold the goblet, use it as an ashtray.
Bains joins Brocks
growing bureaucracy
Academic activities are finally going to be organized.
Hardial Bains, Grad Studies
III, joined the long list of AMS
committee chairmen Monday
when he was appointed to
chair the newly-formed Academic Activities Committee.
Bains was the only applicant
for the position.
The AAC was set up to coordinate events of an academic
nature, such as Fall, Spring,
and Summer Symposia, International Seminar, and French-
Canada Week.
Bains will hold the chair until March 21 of this year, when
the incoming council will ap-
Gypsies probed
Dr. "Walter Starkie, from
Dublin and Madrid, will give a
talk on "Gypsies from Spain
and other lands" with musical
illustrations Friday, noon, in
Bu. 104.
point a new chairman for 1964-
The motion that he be accepted passed by a vote of 8 to
0, with 12 abstentions.
Bains and his committee are
presently organizing Summer
'tween classes
And the Blood Drive's on
Blood Drive continues today in the Armory from 9:30
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Drive ends
Feb. 21.
• •    •
Valentine's Dance at International House, Feb. 14, 8:30-
10:30. Live Band, free refreshments.
• •    •
Noon hour Rally today. Start
south end of C-lot. Entry fee,
25 cents.
• •    •
CNIB field trip, noon today.
Meet below Faculty club, all
• •   •
Special events week begins
Friday, Feb. 14, with a brotherhood Sabbath dinner at Schar-
uh Tzedek Synagogue, at 6:30.
Tickets, $1.50 at AMS.
• •    •
Lenten meditation today, 1:30
at St. Anselm's, led by Father
Ed Gale.
• •    •
Good salesmen needed. Apply Box 47, AMS.
• •    •
Important meeting tomorrow in Bu. 225. Bring your
lunch and wear your sweater.
• •   •
Dave McMurdo big band
featuring Lynne McNeil, noon
today at Brock Hall. Admission 25 cents.
Nominations open until Friday for Science undergraduate
s o ci e t y executive. Position?
open: president, vice-president,
secretary, treasurer, executive
members (two), sports rep.
• •    •
All-Phi meeting noon in Bu.
• •    •
Leonard Marsh, H. Rosenthal, and Stuart Jamieson
speak today noon in Bu. 202
on The Alternatives to Dis-
• •   •
Dance Saturday, Feb. 15, at
8:30 p.m. in Canadian Legion
Hall on Burrard. Members of
El Circulo and El Cafe welcome. Live band and good
High schoolers
on a bed search
One hundred high school
students are looking for beds
during high school conference.
Out-of-town students will
need billets for up to four
days from Feb. 20 to 24.
UBC students can offer
their services by contacting
the High School Conference
Committee in Brock Hall or
phoning  Jill  at  RE  8-0817.
Dr. Don Horton speaks on
the topic 'Where are our neighbors?', noon Friday in Bu.
• •    •
Music of Shakespeare's England, noon today in the new
Education Building.
• •    •
Bill Sinser, trainer and
breeder of champion gun dogs
speaks noon today in Bu. 216.
• •    •
Party Feb." 15. See bulletin
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Liberals ask
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Throne at McGill university's
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