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Array Brown and  tan
Ford Fairlane
ghost car
Vol. XLVI, No. 63
CA 4-3916
 don hume photo
DABBLING DEMONSTRATION of modern art lured hundreds of students to Buchanan
lounge in a special event titled Art in Action. Thirteen artists molded pottery, splashed
canvases, and toyed with metal sculpture for the public (Story, page 7).
Despite shakedown
Valiant R-squad
outblinks radar
UBC's R-squad has foiled another radar trap.
And all the RCMP could do
was make faces at them.
The R-squad, a campus organization dedicated to helping students avoid RCMP radar traps, noticed a trap set
up on Northwest Marine Tuesday.
So they came back to the
university and made a sign
which said "R-SQUAD," and
glued it to the back of the
squad car.
Then they drove through the
trap, headlights flashing.
Annoyed RCMP officers
stopped the R-squad car. They
searched the glove-compartment, the trunk, the floor.
They even took the back
seat of the car out.
But they didn't find a thing
for which they could charge
the R-squad.
They checked the lights,
windshield wipers, horn, muffler and turn-signals.
Still nothing.
So they went away and
caught some more speeders.
Then the R-squad drove
back through the trap without the sign, but with the car
lights on warning oncoming
motorists of the impending
So the police couldn't do
But the officer in the ghost
car wound down his window
and   bared   his   teeth   at   the
valiant squad members.
And on successive trips by
he thumbed his nose, made obscene gestures, and merely
looked offended.
The   R-squad   parked   in   a
half-hour   parking   zone   and
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UBC debaters
top CUS finals
(CUP)—Two UBC students
Wednesday won the 1964
Canadian Union of Students
debating finals.
Peter Hyndman, Law I,
and Denis Forkin, Arts III,
defeated St. Dunstan's Colin
McMillan and Paul Batchild-
er on a split decision arguing "Federal control of education means cultural genocide, political strife, and a
divorce of the elector from
the educational issues that
are now so close to him."
Victoria hit
with $50
fee boost
Tuition fees at Victoria College have been increased
by $50.
The increase was announced Wednesday in a statement
prepared by the Victoria College Board of Governors.
The   fee   hike    affects    all
15 students
win Wilson
fee hike affects all
faculties and brings ituition
fees up to the same level as
that of UBC — $372 a year.
Victoria College AMS president Larry Devlin immediately
branded the increase "totally
He called it a serious blow
to student welfare.
The board said it was increasing the fees "in light of
the financial situation for the
coming years."
The statement said it was
necessary to raise fees in order
to enjoy continued academic
UBC student president Malcolm Scott called the fee hike
"The government pays 61
per cent of Victoria College's
expenses, but only 36 per cent
of UBC's."
(Because of increased government grants to Victoria College, the student contribution
to the college budget will drop
from 28 per cent to 26 per
cent despite the fee increase.)
"They had a $200,000 surplus last year at Vic College,"
he said, "let them use that before they raise fees."
AMS President-elect Roger
McAfee said he thought the
fact that fees were going up all
over the country was not
"They are all going up by
about $50," he said, "not
enough to arouse the students,
but enough to reduce governmental  responsibility."
UBC received the largest
number of the Woodrow Wilson Fellowships for the Pacific
Northwest region.
Fifteen of the 47 scholarships
allotted to the region went to
UBC students—three of them
Ubyssey staffers.
The    Northwest    region    is
composed   of   B.C.,   Alberta,
Washington,   Idaho,   Montana,
Oregon and Alaska.
•    •   •
The Woodrow Wilson Fellowships grant full tuition and fees
for the first year of graduate
studies at any university the recipient chooses.
There is also a stipend of
$1,800 and dependancy allowances.
Another 10 UBC students received honorable mention.
•   •   •
The UBC winners are:
George Bluman (mathematics),
Paul Churchland (philosophy),
Maureen Covell (international
studies), Frederick Healy (biology), Andre Le Palud (French),
Michael Levin (sociology), Ross
MacKinnon (geography), John
Mills (English), Lawrence Roberts (mathematics), Louis Schul-
son (economics), Richard
Simeon (political science),
(Continued on Page 2)
A loyal Scott
Malcolms a Royalist — by gar
Imagine John Diefenbaker.
Real Couette or Louis Riel
staring at you from the face
of a Canadian dollar bill.
AMS president Malcolm
Scott said Wednesday he
couldn't bear the thought.
"I would be disturbed at
the thought of a bill bearing a
portrait of Louis Riel, Real
Caouette or Diefenbaker—not
to mention Sir John A. or anyone else," he said.
He was commenting of a
series of resolutions passed by
the Maritime section of the
Canadian Union of Students
recommending placing of
Canadian historical figures on
Canadian currency.
THE DIEFENBUCK . . . 'heaven forbicf
"I ask you," said Scott,
"how many people have held
on to their Diefenbucks from
the last  elections?"
Scott said he was in favor of
distinctive Canadian symbols
and that the most distinctive
Canadian symbol he could
think of is the "Queen of
Canada, Elizabeth II, our
Another Maritime resolution recommended the Prime
Minister become the head of
state rather than the Queen
or her representatives.
The   resolution   also stated
Canada should cease referring
to   the   Queen   as   Queen   of
(Continued on Page 2)
Thursday,   March   12,   1964
Way, Lemieux
top athletes
Thunderbird basket ball
captain Dave Way and
rower Marc Lemieux have
been named co-winners of
the Bobby Gaul Memorial
Trophy as UBC's athletes of
the year.
It is the first time since
1949 that the award has
been presented to two athletes. Last year's winner was
football star Ray Wickland.
The awards were presented Wednesday night at
the annual Big Block ban-
quet where UBC's top athletes are honored.
(Continued from Page 1)
Canada  and  the  monarch   of
Great Britain be referred to as
the   head    of   the    Commonwealth only.
Scott said making the Prime
Minister head of state, in effect, makes Canada a republic.
"I don't fancy Diefenbaker,
St. Laurent or any other preceding leading lights would
make satisfactory heads of
state," said Soott.
Another Maritime resolution suggested the playing of
God Save the Queen be discontinued in Canada unless
the British Monarch is present
and that Canada adopt a distinctive Canadian flag.
Scott said he thought the
resolutions were based on ignorance, hastiness and bad
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flashed    lights    at    oncoming
So every half hour the police drove by, and every half
hour the R-squad drove around
the block and came back.
Once the police said over a
loudspeaker: "Your half hour
is almost up, fellas."
But despite their efforts, a
squad member said there were
still   a   number caught.
"People should remember
the signal for radar is blinking headlights," he said, "this
is a universal sign of warning."
Asked about the police shaking them down a squad member said: "Small potatoes."
(Continued from Page 1)
Derick Smith (anthropology),
Brent Petersen (mathematics),
Dorothy Thompson (history),
and Patrick Warrington (biology).
The three Ubyssey staffers
to win the award are critics
writer John Mills, assistant city
editor Richard Simeon and
senior editor Maureen Covell.
Winners in this year's competitions were chosen from
more than 11,000 college seniors from 904 colleges and universities.
The 10 UBC students who
received honorable mention
from UBC are: Caroline Andrew (political science), Bonnie Erickson (sociology), William Fairweather (history),
Elspeth Fisher (English), Steven
Hodge (astronomy), Hendrik
Horn (art history), Gilbert Johnson (economics), Ross Munro
(political science), Catherine
Napier (English), and Michael
Saunders (sociology).
Shepard  warns  council
Ditch CUS move
gathering steam
If the Canadian Union of Students doesn't start to act
on the promised federal scholarships and loans, UBC should
pull out of it, engineering president Pete Shepard told student council Monday.
"I've been speaking to a
number of students and they're
quite concerned about the ineffectiveness of CUS," Shepard said.
"If CUS hasn't done some
sort of work on our behalf in
a couple of weeks, their inaction may be used at the gen-
oral meeting as a lever to get
us out of CUS."
Council passed a motion by
Shepard calling for CUS to
implement the AMS program
of action on the interest-free
loan plan and 10,000 scholarships of $1,000 each promised
by the  Liberal government.
The AMS program asked, for
settlement by the provinces of
the constitutional details of
the plans,. and for student representation on the Canadian
Universities Foundation study
of the details of the plans.
The CUS organization was
directed to notify UBC before
March 18 on their opinion of
the worth of the AMS program
and any progress CUS has
made towards implementing it.
(The AMS general meeting
is   on  March   19.)
During the discussion following the announcement of
Shepard's motion, AMS president Malcolm Scott cautioned
council about the CUF study.
"The Canadian Universities
Foundation was set up to aid
university administ rations
rather than students," he said.
He said a detailed study of
the constitutional details was
needed, but that student interests should be protected by
having a student member of
the CUF investigating body.
Scott said he and AMS president-elect Roger McAfee had
contacted the prime minister,
all B.C. members of parliament and all political leaders
except Caouette.
He said he plans to meet
Bennett, Attorney - General
Bonner, and Education Minister Peterson prior to the federal - provincial conference ir.
Quebec City March 31.
CUS has asked that conference to discuss the matter.
CUSO gets
Best foot
Students should be made
more aware of the philosophy
of the Canadian University
Students Overseas, the new
committee chairman told council Monday night.
Tony Best, Comm. Ill, was
appointed by council Monday
to head the 1964-65 CUSO
committee on campus.
In an interview after his appointment, Best said CUSO
sends students overseas to
work in underdevelopted countries, much like the U.S. Peace
Corps, but with a basic difference.
"The students we send over
work at specific jobs, and are
paid the going wage in that
area by the country's government," he said.
"That way they mix socially
to a larger extent."
Best said many Canadian
students aren't aware of the
opportuni ties available
through CUSO.
"CUSO contacts the governments of the different countries and they send us a list
of jobs they would like filled.
We correlate the jobs with the
students who apply.
"We pay for transportation,
medical expenses, and resettlement.
"We send teachers and tech-
ical personnel mostly, but the
possibilities are unlimited,"
said Best.
"The jobs usually last for
two years."
Best said his theme for next
year would be to create awareness in the general student
population of CUSO.
"We will also hold seminars
in which problems and needs
of other countries and our
dents will be discussed.
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THURSDAY,  MARCH   12,   1964
Scooped again
The latest developments in the lobby for the liberals' promised 10,000 scholarships can bring nothing but
gloom to UBC students who are hopeful of getting them
before they have to pay next September's fee raise.
It appears the issue is now not only one of when
we are finally going to get the money—but whether
or not we are going to get it at all.
It appears that the Liberals, hard-pressed for
money to support the scheme, plan to delay legislation
as long as possible, probably another year or two. Prime
Minister Pearson has said the plan will be implemented
as promised, but he's only promised he'll do so "during
the current term of office"—which could last another
three or four years.
A delay would also put off any decision which could
arouse French-Canadian ire until the Liberals have
smoothed things over sufficiently in Quebec to assure
that they wouldn't be defeated on the hotly-contested
matter of federal aid to education.
Consitutionality isn't the problem—it's French-
Canadian feelings. One prominent member of the B.C.
cabinet told AMS officials last week that B.C. doesn't
care how much money the federal government gives
students, as long as it doesn't try to tell Victoria who to
hire or what to teach.
But worse still, from the students' point of view, is
Pearson's decision to hand the matter over to a commission of the Canadian Universities Foundation, an organization sponsored by the various university administrations. CUF will study the whole matter of federal
aid to universities—but it won't report back until September of 1965. The scholarships won't likely come until
It is feared that because Canadian Union of Students, the student organization, has failed miserably to
act on the matter, the university administrations are
getting the inside track on federal money.
This means the money could in future go directly
to the universities in the form of operating grants—
rather than to the students in the form of scholarships.
It is well known that the universities are pressing for
greater federal grants.
I A typical administration opinion was expressed by
! UBC president Macdonald, when he announced financial
plans for the University in January. Asked whether
scholarship programs would aid UBC's financial plight,
he replied bluntly: "Scholarships help the students, but
they don't help the university."
Faced with fee increases and rising living costs from
coast to coast, students have good cause to become
alarmed—especially when their own national organization and their national government are shirking their
responsibility to act on prior commitments.
Aw, shacks!
A short item in The Ubyssey the other day proclaimed the intention of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, long the epitome of stone-hewn, ivy-covered academic tradition, to use prefabricated wooden huts to
house the record enrolments expected there in the next
few years.
Trust those radical English intellectuals to think of
something as practical as that. Why, here at UBC we've
got the biggest enrolment crush we've had in years. Why
didn't we think of wooden huts? And if Oxford gets
them, they're bound to become the fad.
As it is now, we foolishly spend the taxpayer's (and
major contributor, the government of B.C.'s) money on
lavish, uneconomical classrooms made of brick, cement,
and even stucco.
We'd suggest the administration snap up all the
army huts they can find, and haul them out to campus
We wouldn't want SFA chancellor Gordon Shrum
to beat us to them.
A design submitted by third-year geological engineers for Canada's national flag
Provincial right
Editor,  The  Ubyssey:
I strongly object to your
misrepresentation of the remarks made by Ronald Montcalm on the subject of the
federal government's university scholarship plan (Editorial, March 3).
If you have checked the
founding document of our
Confederation lately, you will
note that Article 92 clearly
advocates education as a
function of the sovereign
provinces, the contracting
• •    •
Since education is clearly
one of the principal mechanisms for the transmission of
culture and heritage, and not
simply a means of mass vocational training, this provision
is important if we are to retain that quality of regional
diversity within a confederate
framework which is the
major virtue of all multi-
regional, multi-lingual states.
This situation would be
true even if one of the contracting parties to Confera-
tion (Quebec) did not have a
distinctive language.
It is obvious that the direct
payment of federal funds in
any way whatsoever is a hindrance to provincial control of
the education facilities. This is
particularly true in the case
of Quebec which has a complex system of classical colleges which combine secondary and university functions
in a single institution.
• •    •
To use this example, someone must decode where the
dividing line will be drawn
between a "secondary" student and a "university" student. If this someone is the
federal government, then that
institution will be making
value judgements on matters
of education, an area which
by constitutional fact and
sociological necessity is under
provincial jurisdiction.
Many other such examples
—such as the mushrooming
growth of the 'semi-university", the technological vocational   schools   —   might   be
given. Most such instances
would exist even if one of the
contracting parties to Confederation (Quebec) did not possess   a  distinctive  language.
I would suggest, therefore,
that the question is far more
complex than you seem to
believe. Ultimately, the solution is likely to be found in
a system whereby boards appointed by the provincial
governments administer federal funds in a scholarship
plan tailored to regional
needs and demands.
Perhaps, it will be found,
as Mr. Montcalm suggests, in
the devolution of certain taxing powers. In any rate, we
can be sure that the answer
must be within the context
of the traditional framework
of our Confederation.
Arts III
Hocrwash! — ed.
Win hearts
Editor, The Ubyssey:
I wish to focus the attention of the Graduating Class
to the following points.
Vociferous objections to
both the vote on the class gift
and to the selection itself
have been heard.
It seems that nothing was
done because the alternative
(periodicals) could not muster
sufficient support. However,
Miss Joan Ripley's suggestion
(Ubyssey, March 10) that the
class gift constitute a donation to the Pilikwe School
Project deserves a new meet-
ting and a new vote. It is not
too   late.
While I do not approve the
fasting stunts used to promote
the project, I think that the
project itself is a worthy one,
and Miss Ripley's suggestion
Education is the greatest
want in Africa. As a member
of the Graduating Class and
as a foreign student, I think
such a gift to Africa is pragmatically appropriate. It will
win the hearts and minds of
many for Canada.
Arts IV
Editor.  The  Ubyssey:
I was reading the March
10 Ubyssey and I don't understand the picture on page
Why, or what are you trying to do. I don't see any
reason for the waste of space
just for some sort of joke
on your new editor. He'll
probably have a bad enough
time without you wasting
space and making stupid
jokes that no one understands.
I also disagree with the
editorial in your paper. If
you want women barefoot
and pregnant, why don't men
do something besides get the
world in the terrible mess it's
in already?
Educ. Ill
Editor,  The  Ubyssey:
The nine members of Blind
Students on Campus would
like to publicly thank all
our friends, new and old, for
their kind assistance in making the BSOC Open House
display successful.
There are several people
who deserve special mention,
—Don Hume of the Ubyssey
for his excellent photos,
Tony Hudz of UBC Radio for
the extra publicity, neighbors
at Brock in the Booster Club,
Delta Gamma Sorority, and,
of course, Bill Wyness and his
assistants from Beta Zeta Pi.
Blind  Students  on  Campus
Managing _
City    __    _
Sports   _    _
Asst. City
Asst. News
Senior _   __
Mike Hunter
_ Keith Bradbury
._    Dave Ablett
George Railton
_ Mike Horsey
Don Hume
_  _       Ron Riter
Denis  Stanley
Richard Simeon
_  _ Tim Padmore
_ Maureen Covell
Donna  Morris
Vaux, Tom Wayman, Lorraine
Shore, Al Birnie, AI Donald, Joan
Godsell, Dan Thompson, and special thanks to the boys from the
R-squad who dropped down to tell
us about the nasty police with the
muddy feet and the shiny, smiling
teeth.   TECHNICAL:   Clint   Pulley. Thursday, March 12,  1964
Page 5
BG's frankness costs him votes
I followed Barry Goldwater
on his campaign trail in New
Hampshire just before the
Mhrch 10 primary, and I was
Favorably impressed by
Goldwater, the man. Unfavorably impressed by Goldwater,
the political philosopher.
• •    •
I liked Goldwater's straightforward honesty. He said
what he thought, and felt uncomfortable when forced to
adopt an insincere but politically expedient meet-the-pub-
lic attitude.
A good illustration of this
occurred during Goldwater's
visit to Nashua, a town of
about 65,000 in southern New
The Goldwater caravan (the
senator and his wife in a blue-
and-white Cadillac, a dozen
aides and about 30 newsmen)
pulled up to a motel for a brief
lunch and rest period.
• •    *
Followed by the newsmen,
Goldwater went into a room
for an informal press conference. He took off his suit
jacket, put his feet up on the
bed, and began answering
"One of the things we've
found out that I've been doing
wrong is too much 'shooting
from the hip'," Goldwater
said, cleaning his horn-rimmed
. . . the hard sell
glasses. "I've also had to cut
out using 'hell' and 'damn,'
and that was a hell of a hard
thing to do.
"My major asset is my frankness. I don't want to go around
shaking hands because I don't
like it. I don't want to be unnatural."
But Goldwater's campaign
directors didn't seem to agree
that the senator's frankness
was such a great asset. A few
minutes later, they announced
Squeak up, URA!
that Goldwater would go on a
hand-shaking street tour in
the afternoon. They felt that
handshaking was the thing to
•do, particularly since Gov.
Nelson Rockefeller was having such success with the approach.
So Goldwater walked along
Main Street in Nashua and
shook hands.
• *    •
"How are you, sir? Gold-
water's the name," was the
greeting many received. A
split-second handshake for a
street cleaner, a slightly longer handshake for an auburn-
haired girl in a bank, a pat on
the arm for a housewife—but
all with forced friendliness.
"Across the street, now,
senator," said one of his aides,
and as Goldwater turned to
shake another hand, the aide
interrupted, "No, senator,
you've already met him."
• •    •
That Goldwater's dislike for
the personal touch showed
through was typified by a
comment from a motel manager in Nashua:
"Barry Goldwater isn't as
warm as Rockefeller, and he
just doesn't have the same
charm Rocky has."
Goldwater tried to make up
some of this warmth and
charm through a folksy touch
to his speeches. He frequently commented on the beautiful hills and streams in New
Hampshir.-e,   and   his   "Why,
Dorms should join AMS
I think the University Residences' Association executive
should have consulted their
membership before they rejected the AMS's offer of af-
URA executive, which purports to represent the interests of all students in residences, rejected the AMS suggestion outright.
Their reasons for not joining were that there would be
no benefits, that it would have
complicated banking arrangements, and that it would have
imposed a link between them
and the housing administration.
•    •    •
Ordinarily, I'd be the last
person to advocate anyone
joining AMS, but in this case
I think there is sufficient case
for affiliation to warrant at
least a canvassing of residence student opinion on the
If URA felt they couldn't
spare funds for a secret ballot
vote, they could have conducted a referendum on a canton
system—with each wing of
each hut voting by show of
hands and the reps bringing
in the results.
Benefits offered by AMS included a closer liaison in program planning.
Since residence-dwellers
would form the majority of
those who would  benefit by
an increase in night-time activities, similar to those carried
out at Toronto, URA executive's idea that this is of no
possible benefit is totally incomprehensible to this columnist.
Other benefits from affiliation with AMS would be a
louder voice to speak with —
to housing, or anyone, and
perhaps increased funds for
inter-residence activities.
• •    •
But the URA executive
claims that banking through
AMS is too difficult.
"Our system is set up in
such a manner as moneys cannot be withdrawn on the basis
of the say-so of any one individual in an organization," said
AMS treasurer Chris Hansen.
"It is sound as far as accounting is concerned.
"And in 80 per cent of the
complaints about efficiency,"
he continued," the trouble has
arisen as a result of a mis*
take by the individual complaining."
• •    •
(With regard to URA executives' concern for their precious link with housing, an arrangement could probably be
made with AMS so URA could
run to housing whenever they
wanted, but perhaps with the
awesome might of the AMS to
back their demands.
This, of course, would lessen
housing's hold over URA, but
it is just possible this isn't a
bad thing.
Ot any rate, the issue should
certainly have been discussed
in open forum, and even
(gasp!) the voice of those Living in residences might have
been heard.
•    •    •
It's about time, anyway,
URA spoke to someone but the
residences and housing.
With residence students facing a long weekend freeze-out
of Library facilities, just before final exams, URA is now
running around co-ordinating
a skating party.
Squeak up, URA. The ears
of UBC are listening.
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back in Arizona it's so dry that
trees chase dogs," always
brought laughter and applause.
But, again, the bluntness
with which he commented on
the issues of the day and stated his platform did him harm.
In his argument against big
government, for example,
Goldwater wasn't content
merely to generalize on the
dangers of increasing central
control and thereby capitalize
on his listeners' natural fear
of loss of freedom. He had
to lessen this optimum suuport
by detailing the steps necessary to reduce "this dangerous
•    •    •
In the hamlet of Hudson,
about 125 persons attended a
rally. Elderly women comprised about half the crowd,
and most of the audience had
come to see Barry Goldwater,
the man.
They didn't mind listening
to his main conservative theses, with which they agreed.
But when Goldwater began to
go into specifics, he lost most
of his audience. The broad
outlines of Goldwater's ideas
were fine; a breakdown of the
overall concepts was upsetting. The parts weren't always as attractive as the
whole, and they could get
That was only logical. What
surprised me was that Gold-
water's   proposals   had   such
wide appeal to begin with.
Goldwater seemed to build
most of his support on fear—
fear of communism, fear of
government " interference "
and control, fear of change,
fear of the new and unproven.
He was against the nuclear
test ban treaty with Russia because he said the Communists
were not to be trusted. "Look
at their record," he said.
"Look how often they've betrayed us in the past."
The .only way to put the
economy back on its feet,
Goldwater contended, was to
balance the budget. He derided those who deviated from
the classical theories of Adam
Smith and David Ricardo.
It sounded strange to hear
such reactionary ideas supported and applauded.
•    •    •
Before meeting him, I had
pictured Goldwater as a crank
extremist with a fanatical but
limited following, a leader of
the  John Birch  movement.
Now I knew better. Although Goldwater's philosophy sounded extreme to me,
he was no crank. His supporters were ordinary people with
conservative views, and they
were not a small group.
I was suprised to find out
all this—and a little frightened.
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Thursday,   March   12,   1964
asked for
students council at the University of Toronto has asked the
Board of Governors for mercy.
Council fears a proposed administration by-law which will
make U of T's student govern
ment the most restricted ir
Canada, according to student
president  Doug  Ward.
"We'd even have to pull
out of the Canadian Union oi
Students," he said, "because
we wouldn't satisfy its definition of a student government."
To try to head off the bylaw the students administrative council has sent a lengthy
report to the board asking for
"consideration   and  mercy".
Administration restrictions
on student government have
always caused friction at U of
The University Act of 1906
says the student council "exists
solely as a creature of the
Board of Governors and at the
pleasure of the board."
The board has already ruled
that all council expenses must
be approved by the administration vice-president. Expenses
over $200 require approval oi
the whole board.
Ward said he is violently opposed to further restrictions
proposed in the board's by-law
Details of the by-law are stil1
not known.
"We have our backs to the
wall," said Ward.
The student report say
council should serve as the
official medium of communication to the board but not be
subject to the board's whims.
"We can't force the board to
do anything," said Ward, "but
a strong opinion from us might
produce a change in the bylaw."
Fourth  university
MUNICH (CUP) — The Bavarian cabinet has voted to
build a fourth Bavarian university, the University of Re-
Today's the day of the
Spring General Meeting.
It will be held in the
Lower Lounge starting at
12:30 noon. The agenda
will include reports and
candidates' speeches.
Nominations for positions
on next year's executive
close at the adjournment
of this meeting.
If necessary, OSA elections will be held on
Monday and Tuesday 16th
and I7th of March at the
Grad Centre. 10 a.m. to
7 p.m.
Our heartiest congratulations are due to the Grad
Student hockey tea mand
their manager, Ross
Turner, and their coach,
Mr. Schwenke. They successfully reached the final
of the intramural competition by defeating Phi
Delta 8-0 and Sigma Chi
3-1. Unfortunately they
bowed to Ramblers 5-8 in
the final on Tuesday night,
but this in no way detracts
from the excellent standard of play which has
brought them so far. Well
. . . human values
Workshop set
for Home Ec
A two-day workshop will
mark the 21st anniversary of
UBC's School of Home Economics.
The workshop on March 13
and 14 is entitled "Human Values in the face of Automation".
Dr. Dorothy Lee, an American anthropologist, will be the
main speaker.
The first head of the home
economics department, Mrs.
R. N. Jefferson, will also be
Further information can be
obtained from the conference
office of the Extension Department.
But council keeps it
Dump conference,
councillors told
High School Conference is a waste of money and should
be scrapped, says this year's chairman.
Jane Philip, chairman of the
recently-completed conference,
told student council the effort
that goes into it is not worth
the information received by
"We receive grants of $600
for the conference, but the
money and effort could be
given to more useful purposes," she said.
Council voted to continue
the conference next year.
"We find that the informa
tion gained here is not being
passed on by the delegates to
their classmates, especially in
out-of-town areas, where it is
needed most," said Miss Philip.
"Lack of interest is another
problem — only 175 out of
a possible 308 delegates came
this year."
"Unless we can find somp
way to insure that the right
students are chosen, and carry
back the information properly,
we should discontinue the conference  in  its present form."
Jason Leask, Frosh President, disagreed with Miss
Philip as to the value of the
"I got a lot out of my trip
here last year,"  he said.
Education President George
Boechler suggested that specific 'group conferences', like the
Future Teachers' and Agriculture Conferences, would be
more valuable.
"These conferences are successful because they are attended by specific interest
groups, and are oriented towards specific professions," he
Official explains
Israel water feud
The border dispute over
Jordon River water rights
will be discussed by a high
Israeli government official
Friday, during Israel Week
at UBC.
Shmuel Ben-Dor assistant
director-general of the Israeli prime minister's office,
will speak in Brock Hall
Friday noon. Other events
scheduled during the International House - Student
Zionist Organization sponsored week include films and
slides on Israel today noon in
Bu. 100, and an Israeli night
in International House Friday evening.
£. dl. Ocwul.
Today, (Thurs.) Noon Phys. Theatre
Graduates in higher education!
The pilots who wear TCA wings are capable, confident
men, many of whom have thousands of hours of flying
experience. But, they still have to write periodic
examinations. And take refresher courses covering
the complex flight procedures of modern aviation.
Even have their flying skills checked four times a year
in flight simulators which cost as much as a million
dollars, yet never get an inch off the ground. TCA
pilots, however, don't mind these examinations.
They know the minute they stop having them, they're
grounded. □ When you get on the move in the business world—or if you're travelling for pure, 'plane
pleasure, go TCA. It's who's "up front" that counts—
and TCA has the finest!
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Page 7
SONS OF NORWAY scholarship for $850 has gone to
Sue Kilty, fourth year honors philosophy. She will use
the money to study Norwegian art and literature at
Oslo university.
Birds lose
Cheerleading isn't for the
Birds — basketball team that
Council Monday night defeated a motion to send four
cheerleaders to Windsor, Ontario, with the basketball team
which will compete in the
Canadian finals.
The trip would have cost the
AMS  $200.
The' Alumni giving fund has
offered to put up the other
$768 the trip would cost AMS
president Malcolm Scott told
Diana Charlesworth, first
year education, spokesman for
the cheerleaders, said the team
felt that the cheerleaders
would be an asset.
"We could give some support to the boys and boost
their morale," she said.
First Vice - President Jim
Ward led the attack on the expenditure.
"It's ridiculous to spend
money to send cheerleaders
east," he said.
"If they were competing, I
could see it, but four couldn't
make a dint in a large crowd."
Painters dabble
Art goes to pot
as 2,000 watch
Nearly 2,000 people watched painters paint and potters pot in the hallways and lounge of Buchanan building
Thursday noon. "
The display was called Art j Tl**\m/u^     nil
In Action ' l7e/   'G     OI1
Special Events chairman
Rick McGraw says the performance will definitely he repeated next year.
There were 13 artists producing, with the work of six
more on display.
Some were students at Vancouver School of the Arts, some
were instructors at the art
school, and some were professional artists.
The largest crowd gathered
about Wayne Ngan, profes
sional potter and sculptor.
He threw great gobs of clay
on his motorized potter's wheel
and created 18-inch tall pots in
about 20 minutes, wisecracking
with the crowd all the while.
There were painters painting
colorful abstracts, using
brushes, fingers, and sand to
spread the paint.
A weaver used her loom to
create highly colored cloths for
use as tapestries, clothing, or
And one student from the art
school was beginning a mutilation of a huge metal Coca Cola
sign. He said it was to be a
satire on the pop art movement.
Dal fees
jump $160
HALIFAX (CUP) — Tuition
fees at Dalhousie University
will go up $60 next year.
Residence fees will jump
$100  as  well.
The Board of Governors
blamed the hikes on "the constantly rising cost of providing
university   facilities."
Arts, Prints & Stationery Items
telling lies,
says farmer
WINNIPEG (CUP) — Textbooks and newspapers publish
only lies and bankers are counterfeiters, a Saska t c h e w a n
farmer told students at the
University of Manitoba.
The farmer, unidentified,
showed up at a lecture by
Leslie Morris, national leader
of the Communist party in
After the lecture he got up
and told students he had come
to save them from the professors. Also from textbooks and
newspapers. They are all liars
he said.
He said he has read that
bankers create money. This
makes them  counterfeiters.
He said he was for the students, against the counterfeiters, against taxes, social welfare, compulsion and communism.
One student called him "the
primeval  Social  Crediter."
U of T council
gets rep by pop
TORONTO (CP) — Every
student gets a vote on University of Toronto's new
student council.
Under a new system each
faculty representative casts
as many votes as there are
students registered in his
12:30 - 1:30 each day
Mon. - Fri.
Mar. 9 - 13
Apparatus Gym
W. M. Gym
Mon. - Wed.
Mar. 16 - 18
Educ. Gym
All-in-one   bachelor   suites    (un.
furnished)   for   rent   on   campus.
Apply    Housing    Officer   or
Phone   Local  332.
. . . Jazz helps us be senti-
tive to the whole range oi
existance. Far from offering
us Tose-coloured glasses . . .
it helps us relate and interpret /the variety of experiences we have had . . .
Jazz stimulates us to feel
deeply and truthfully . . .
from The Churchtower
Mr. Alvin L. Kershaw
Newman Centre
General meeting, nominations for next year's council
noon today in St. Mark's
Young lady for summer staff commencing about May
15th to after Labor Day. Knowledge of typing and of
Greater Vancouver area is necessary.
Please reply by letter only to Mr. H. J. Merilees, General Manager, Greater Vancouver Visitors & Convention Bureau, 650 Burrard Street, Vancouver 1, giving
full particulars as to experience, references and any
other information deemed advisable.
Prefer first year student who would be in a position
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in a Football Game at 12:30
on the gym field.
AFTER, you are invited to visit the fraternity
COME and watch.
EVERYONE is welcome. Page 8
Thursday,   March   12,   1964
'tween classes
Radsoc plans
third ballup
Radsoc presents its third
in Brock Lounge.
• •    •
Film: The Unfinished Revolution in Mexico, followed by
a panel discussion featuring
Dr. Bartrol and two Mexican
students, noon today in Bu.
• •    •
Superstition Stomp, dance at
the Common Block Friday, 25
• •    •
General meeting with elections and adaption of constitution, Bu.  104 noon today.
• •    •
Education formal, Over The
Rainbow, Friday and Saturday
9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Commodore, $4 per couple. Tickets at
AMS or new Education Building.
• •    *
Film: Der Zerbrochene Krug,
Bu. 204, noon today.
• •    •
Noon hour rally, noon from
top of C lot.
• •    •
Art Dodeck presents slides
and commentary on his recent
visit to the Middle East noon
today in Bu.  202.
Frosh get
head start
next year
Frosh orientation next year
will start in high school classrooms and carry on throughout the frosh year.
Highlights of the orientation
program will be an earlier
Frosh Retreat, more emphasis
on academic orientation and a
specific   residence   program.
These are the proposals of
Don Brooks ,Science IV, appointed Monday night as 1964-
65 chairman of the Frosh orientation  committee.
Brooks ,this year's Frosh Retreat chairman, told The Ubyssey a major step to be undertaken would be getting information to prospective frosh before they leave high school.
"We could hold elections for
frosh council a week after the
retreat, introduce the winners
and frosh queen at Frosh Reception, and get everything
rolling by the end of September," he  said.
free dance party today noon
Students are invited to apply for a scholarship to summer seminar in Chile in July,
August, 1965, applications in
International House office.
Deadline,   March   16.
• •    •
General meeting: Reports,
elections, discussion of policy,
noon today in Bu. 203.
• •    •
General meeting noon today
for election of officers Bu. 106.
Friday noon, Bu. 106 Cliff
Erickson speaks on The Christian's Purpose.
• •    •
Microscopes on display
March 12, 12:30 to 2:30 in Wes.
• •    *
Keeler and Cricket, the terrible   two.   1431   Limehouse.
• •    •
E. H. Davis, of Calgary,
speaks at noon today in the
Physics Theatre on The Individual Canadian—And Canada's Future.
• •    •
Dorothy Kirsten, opera singer, March 16 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
• •    •
Annual ballroom dance competition in Vancouver Technical School gym Saturday, 8
p.m. Tickets $1 for students,
$1.50 for adults.
A.M.S. charter flight to
Europe.   Enquire,  Cashier
A.M.S. Office Brock  Hall
6th Annual U.B.C. Singles
Scratch Bowling Tournament
MAR. 21, 1:30 P.M., (5 GAMES) FEE: $1
Pinsetters Provided. Eligibility Same As Varsity Sports
Entry forms in Room 210, and bowling lanes Mem. Gym.
appointed chairman of UBC
World University Service
Committee for 1964-65. He
succeeds   Wendy  Moir.
Students balmy
than half the students at the
University of Toronto felt they
needed psychiatric counsel at
some point in their university
career according to a recent
Lover's proceeds go
for a new paint job
Help paint the Green Room green.
Spend 25 cents to see Eric Nicol's comedy, "Her Science-
man Lover."
Theatre students are producing the traditional play at noon
today and for the remainder of
the week at the new Freddy
Wood Theatre.
Profits will go towards the
refurnishing of the Green
Room in the new theatre building.
The green room of a theatre
is the room where the actors
meet before and after performances.
The one in the new Freddy
Wood Theatre is now a soupy
grey color.
"Her Scienceman Lover" is
usually produced at the beginning of the year by the Players' Club, but this year it was
' Norman Young will direct
the production, which features
Janie Heyman and Scott Douglas.
Artsy Yankees
steal oils
Five oil paintings were
stolen last week from the
student union at the Western Washington State College.
The paintings were valued
at about $300.
Archaeology collections on
display, 12:30 to 4 p.m., in Old
Arts basement.
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