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The Ubyssey Sep 26, 1963

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No. 5
Split threatens NFCUS
French demands
rock federation
OTTAWA (CUP)—The executive of the National Federation of Canadian University Students is racing against
time to save its suddenly shaky organization.
The struggle comes in the wake of growing French demands for two  separate  Canadian  student  unions.
The action by UBC student
council Monday night recognizing Quebec as a separate "nation" within Confederation is
considered here as a compromise aimed at heading off the
complete   collapse  of NFCUS.
English-speaking universities
have less than a week to mend
their fences before the Quebec
group places its demands before the NFCUS Congress in
The Congress is to be held
Sept. 29 to   Oct. 5.
The threat to the present
NFCUS organization followed
a statement by Pierre Marois,
president of the students' association at   Montreal.
. . 'unreasonable'
'Sign  death  warrant'
—don hume photo
PUZZLED CO-ED looks at new art work in Buchanan quadrangle. The metal masterpiece
replaced the famous  Blown  Figues, the sculptured girls that used to be there. Note the
smooth lines described by a letter writer in Tuesday's Ubyssey as hideous atrocities.
He said NFCUS, as it now
stands, must be split.
"If NFCUS refuses to comply with this ultimatum," said
Marois, "it will sign its own
death warrant."
Dave Jenkins, national NFCUS president, said Marois' demand was unreasonable and
ill timed.
Jenkins said organizational
problems should be brought up
on the floor of the NFCUS
The UBC proposal, passed
14-0 with three abstentions,
calls for setting up four divisions. The French division
would have the right to veto
any motions by the three English sections.
The Montrealers want to set
up t w o autonomous divisions
with only superficial links between them.*
Put new deal on ice
Birds run rinks around board
UBC's hockey 'Birds were
nearly priced out of their
own arena this year.
The management committee of the new winter sports
arena announced the Thunderbirds would be charged
$200 a game rental.
But UBC Athletic Director Bus Phillips immediately
threatened to take the team's
business  elsewhere.
"We've $1,350 budgeted
for games and practice time,"
he said, "but with six exhibition and six home games,
our budget won't go far.
"If the committee won't
make a deal, we'll have no
alternative but to look elsewhere."
UBC's hockey team played its home games at Kerrisdale, Chilliwack and North
Shore winter club last year.
So the management committee met Wednesday night
and halved the rental—sort
•    •    •
It agreed to reduce the
rental to $100 a game, providing gross revenue does
not exceed $300.
But it will take up to $50
more, depending on how
much over $300 the gate
Gross revenue in excess of
$350 will go to the Men's
Athletic Committee which
administers UBC's athletic
Phillips said he had previously proposed a low rental and percentage of the
gate to the management committee but was turned down.
The committee blamed
Phillips for selling too many
$5 Athletic cards which give
students admission to all
Thunderbird   games.
"Phillips fouled himself
up on the 'A' cards," said
committee spokesman Bill
"MAC sold so many cards
they won't be able to realize
a  profit at the gate."
•    •    •
"Admission charges could
have otherwise  covered the
$200  rent," he said.
"The $200 wasn't exhorbi-
tant considering the prime
ice time (8 to 11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays) we're
getting," Phillips said, "but
after all, it is our own arena.'
The UBC proposal is aimed
at compromising the French
demands while still maintaining a national organization.
Meanwhile, there has been
heated reaction on UBC campus to the council action.
Law student Cam Avery
said the move would block
NFCUS from trying to get federal funds for higher education.
He said French-Canadians
have opposed federal aid to
higher education as an infringement of provincial rights.
"We are sacrificing everything we want in this area to
keep NFCUS together," said
Ross Munro, one of the chief
architects of the AMS resolution, said it was the price of
keeping NFCUS together.
And Jim Ward, AMS first
vice-president, said the English-speaking students should
not use the common body (NFCUS) to f Jist off on the French
policies with which they do
not agree.
UBC swings a
mean Club's Day
Wanna get clubbed to
death, buddy?
Then try wandering over
to the armories today—it's
Club's Day.
UBC's more than 90 clubs
will be displaying their
wares and trying to lure new
members into their organizations. The whole mess
starts at noon. Page 2
Thursday, September 26, 1963
—don ham* photo
ROOKIE POLITICIAN, professor Ralph Loffmark, answers questions from students who attended all-party rally in  Brock Lounge Tuesday. Socred  candidate Loffmark faced  generally-hostile audience but he had more trouble from the other four candidates who spoke.
2,000 plebeians hiss
Brock becomes arena
for political gladiators
The gladiators were perched
in the arena, set to battle each
other verbally.
And the plebeians in the
bleachers hissed, booed, stomped, clapped and cheered.
The scene was Brock Lounge
noon Tuesday.
The game was an all-candidates meeting.
Most of the 2,000-strong student audience came expecting
full-s c a 1 e pandemonium to
They felt it was imminent.
And Ron Forkin, Vancouver
Centre Communist candidate
was expected to flop.
Despite the efforts of a few
inane freshmen and rightwing-
ers, he didn't.
Point Grey Socred candidate
Professor Ralph Loffmark almost did. But then he was outnumbered.
The other four candidates
ganged up on him.
Leading the fiery attack on
Social Credit integrity was the
New Democratic Party's Point
Grey candidate, John Macey.
He told the sandwich-munching crowd he came to bury
Caesar (Bennett), not to praise
him. Then he chuckled because
the Socreds are being their
campaign on integrity.
"At the edge of this table
representing the dead corpse of
Socred integrity is professor
Ralph Loffmark," he said.
Professor Loffmark smiled.
The crowd roared.
Continuing   his   Shakespear
ian parody, Macey jumped into
a bitter attack on Bennett and
"The good is oft-interred
with their bones," he said.
"For Bennett and Bonner have
said they have a government
of integrity, and if they have
told you so, it must be so, for
they are honorable men.
"But in B.C. it is not a matter of what gets done—it is
who gets done."
The crowd was in rapturous
howls. Professor Loffmark's
smile was more restrained.
And a girl in the front row
choked on her egg and rhubarb
Macey continued: "In B.C.
they have awakened labor, increased the provincial debt
and now they have even found
a way to take away the inheri
tance of widows and orphans
in the new estate tax."
Another Bennett arch-foe,
Liberal Dr. Pat McGeer, dwelt
on his pet subject — a better
deal for higher education —
when he wasn't blasting Bennett and the gang.
"Students in the largest plebiscite in B.C. history got the
support of 250,000 people for
what they believed in," he said.
"But the eleven stubborn
men on the cabinet said no.
They don't believe in higher
education and don't think it is
necessary. We think it is."
Loud cries of hear, hear,
amid cheers, broke into his
"Tut, tut," muttered Professor Loffmark. The girl in the
front row choked on her chocolate cake.
Pep  meet
has dirty,
clean show
The stage was the dirtiest
part of the Frosh Pep Meet.
It was littered with lunch
bags and apple cores tossed
from the audience.
In fact, no freshettes even
left during the performance of
the Engineer-sponsored event.
The Rank Production featured two satirical skits, panning food services and the barber shop.
The winning skit of the Engineers own pep meet was also
presented. It was "Puddadin".
a satire on the television program, "Palladin".
A magician, and two singers,
Gary Lewis and Tom Hout-
man, also entertained at the
noon-hour show.
Frank Gnup, UBC's football
coach, criticized Frosh for the
poor turnout for the various
football teams.
The meet was presented in
the Auditorium Tuesday and
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ELECTRONIC AGE has to come to Sociology classes but students couldn't care less. When
photo was taken sound on TV set in rear wasn't working. Later, the sound system broke
into loud screeches. —don hume photo
TV bugs driving students
buggy, but that's show biz
TV usually cuts into studying time but for at least three
sociology 200 classes it is
studying time.
The three classes, held
simultaneously in different
rooms in Buchanan building
are instructed by a closed-
circuit TV system.
Discussion sessions are held
once a week with a lecturer
present in every class.
The three lecturers, Richard Boyle, Dr. Martin Meis-
sner, and Lionel Tiger, feel
it is too early to rate the
effectiveness of the teaching
Possible problems, they
say, will be the responsibility
for the equipment and the
chance that the lectures
might   be entertaining   only
because TV is a new form
of instruction.
But they feel the system
will work given a little time.
"Although the system is
new to UBC, televised lectures have been used very
successfully throughout the
United States and in psychology and physics classes at
McGill," said Dr. Meissner.
Students complained that
bugs in the system were driving them buggy.
Several people got up and
left one class when a piercing noise came from one of
the sets.
The system works this
Twice a week, TV cameras
train on a lecturer in one of
the rooms. His picture is
transmitted to the other two
rooms at the same time.
In one room, four TV sets
are located at strategic points
so students can see and hear
the lecture.
In the other, a large movie
screen carries the instructor's image.
Sound   is   transmitted   to
speakers located high on the
walls.    That   is,   when   the
speakers are working.
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Bomb creators must
go first  NDC told
The forces which created the hydrogen bomb must be
eliminated before we can get rid of the bomb itself.
This  is  what   Arthur  Pape,
federal chairman of the Canadian Campaign for Nuclear
Disarmament, told an NDC
meeting  Tuesday.
"We live in a war-system
with an institutionalized power
struggle," said Pape.
"We cannot eliminate the
bomb without first eliminating
the system which creates the
bomb," he said.
Pape said the international
peace movement is a social
movement   and   non-political.
"We are concerned with fundamental changes in international attidues," he said.
He said the peace effort
being made by various groups
around the world is similar to
the integration movement in
the United States.
"The integration movement
is tackling a basic problem
which couldn't be changed by
law or government. The same
is true of the peace effort."
He said that since the signing of the East-West, test-ban
treaty, the peace movement
has lost some of its drive.
Pape also said Lester Pearson is 30 years out of date
when he said NATO is a way
to peace.
for peace,
prof urges
Canada can bolster its cries
for peace by remaining within
NATO, the UBC UN club was
told   Tuesday.
UBC political science professor Dr. Kalevi Holsti told
the students that withdrawal
from NATO would only weaken Canada's world voice and
wouldn't save the country in
"Canada isn't the center of
the universe," said Dr. Holsti,
"but our influence (through
NATO,) in world affairs could
be   increased."
He suggested that Canada
must specialize her interests
to become  influential.
Not only must foreign aid
commitments be bolstered —
but Canada's role as an international peacemaker must be
strengthened,  he  said.
Getz gets here
Coming Thursday, Oct. 3,
Stan Getz, jazz saxaphonist and
his quarte^—orginator of the
Bossa Nova. In the Gymnasium,   12:30.
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The resolutions that UBC will present to next week's
congress of the National Federation of Canadian University Students will bring to a head the greatest crisis that
has ever faced the national union.
It is doubtful if the same NFCUS that has survived
36 years of interprovincial bickering will survive the 37th.
Regionalism and racialism will likely reach a new
high, despite the worthy intentions of groups from both
the French and English camps.
The NFCUS that emerges from next week's congress
will be a new and different NFCUS.
The aims and objectives of NFCUS for 36 years have
been, to quote an official publication, "to express and io
strengthen the Canadian student's consciousness of himself as a student and a Canadian, to give him an identity
and a voice that could be found only in unity."
"They include promoting in every way possible a
better understanding among Canadian students, instituting a greater degree of co-operation among all Canadian
student organizations, advancing legitimate student interests ..."
"NFCUS was and is an attempt to provide an alternative to the sectionalism arising from Canada's great geographic and ethnic barriers."
But NFCUS is splitting up. The coming congress
will not prevent the split, it will only decide to what extent the organization will be divided.
Two Quebec universities, headed by admitted separatists, want NFCUS divided into French and English
divisions, with equal voting powers and autonomous
UBC's resolution is an attempt to modify this radical stand.
The adoption of either resolution will mean a complete reorganization of voting powers and membership,
and possibly the alienation of several English-speaking
schools which feel the move is weighted too much in
favor of the French.
A "no" vote 'would probably cause one or more
French schools to withdraw.
Yes or no,. NFCUS as an alternative to sectionalism
will no longer exist.
In addition to the organizational changes, next week's
congress will have to re-examine its whole philosophy.
As a collection of regional interest groups, NFCUS has
at most only a shaky raison d'etre.
"Well,  back to another year of intensive study, eh Fitzgerald?"
Letters  to  the   editor
Who's really the
Editor, The Ubyssey:
A question of minorities.
Last year NFCUS proposed an embargo on goods to
South Africa, this year it
supports a new French Canadian nation, next year it will
be the maltreatment of English Canadians within the
Republic of Quebec.
Letters should be as brief as
possible. The editors reserve
the right to edit for grammar
and length.
When the resolution demanding a South African
embargo was proposed at
last year's NFCUS eastern
conference only Memorial
University of Newfoundland
opposed it; and as a consequence they were subtly ostracized by other members
of the conference. They were
not reactionaries, but simply
sufficiently p e r c e p tive to
realize that an embargo
would hurt negroes as well
as white supremists. Is
there not a similar lack of
understanding   of   Quebec's
Bull from Durham
situation in this latest NFC
US resolution? By supporting French Canada, by recognizing a new nation, you
are creating a new minority
— the English Canadian in
The council brings in "sep-
aratistes" from Quebec, The
Ubyssey publishes a biased
account by Jim Ward sanctimoniously stating that
"English speaking Canadians
outside Quebec are more tolerant than those within", but
who is asked to speak for the
English minority?
Revolutionaries are attractive. They have obviously
captured the sympathy of
the council, and that of Mr.
Ward. Isn't it time someone
spoke for the reactionary
English Canadian within
Quebec—those who can also
trace his ancestry in 'French'
Canada, who does not speak
French like western politicians, and who wants understanding, not revolution?
If The Ubyssey is any indication, Western Canada is
By Fred Fletcher
A shallow look at the Deep South
DURHAM, North Carolina — As everyone knows,
the first thing a newspaper
reporter does when he arrives in a strange town is
ask his cab driver for the
Jowdown on the local situation.
•    •    •
Having journalistic pretentions, your agent in the Deep
South did just that on his
arrival in this southern town.
The dialogue, which took
place about 6 a.m., went
something like this:
"What sort of a town is
Durham?" I asked.
"We-e-ell," declared the
cabbie, a short rather stout
fellow, "we hev 'bout eighta
thousand people he-ah. The
main industry is makin'
The man was a gold mine
of information, but that wasn't exactly what I wanted to
know. "But what are the
people like here?" I asked.
"Is there ever any trouble?"
There was a long pause as
the broad-faced driver contemplated the road ahead.
He cleared his throat but said
nothing. I plunged on: "I
mean, do you have any racial problems here?"
•    •    •
There was another pause
—and then the man turned
slowly toward me and said:
"Durham is a quiet town,
sonny. There may not be
much excitement he-ah, but
we like it thet way.
"We ain't had no trouble
he-ah for some time and we
ain't expecting none.
"Durham is a quiet town
and we'd like it to stay thet
way. We don't take much to
trouble makers."
There was no passion in
his voice, no warning edge.
He made the last remark
with an implacable finality.
After reflecting upon this
little speech, which the eab-
bie punctuated by stirring
the air with a pudgy forefinger, I decided it might be
best to lay off the questions.
"Nothing to gain by making people mad," I rationalized. "I'll learn about the
south soon enough anyway."
•    •    •
Cross-country cuff notes:
The man who designed the
seats for Trans-Canada Airlines planes must have been
a member of the chiroprac
tors' association. Trying to
sleep in those chairs is enough to put anybody's back
out. . . . The same goes for
the guy who built the chairs
for Greyhound buses. . . .
Unless I have an unusual
back . . .
•    •    •
Ever since I arrived at
UBC in 1958 I have wondered what people meant
when they called an engineer
a "fink'. My long-standing
question was answered when
a blue bread truck tried to
knock me down while I was
crossing a street in New
York. On the receding rear
of the truck as it sped off, I
read: "In New York, FINK
has meant good bread for
more than 50 years". May
be it's the same at UBC.
being subjected to a subtle
campaign of "separatiste"
propagnda without knowledge of the true situation.
In ignorance the NFCUS congress will, no doubt, support the r e s o 1 u tion, and
would thus create and destroy another minority.
Grad Studies
Who's equal?
Editor, The Ubyssey:
Quebec seems to think that
she doesn't have equal rights
with the rest of the provinces of Canada. This is
true: the only way for her to
gain this equality will be to
give up some of her rights.
It doesn't seem right to
my way of figuring that one
eighth of the NFCUS should
have the same number of
votes as the other seven
It seems to me that the
Quebec members are using
the same tactics of separation that their "big brothers"
in politics have used in intimidating the government of
3     Canada.
Now I ask—are we going
to be intimidated too?
Likes statues
Editor, The Ubyssey:
Let the Philistine scream
about the art on the Buchanan quadrangle.
Let him retch.
Let the tears flow.
I like them.
EDITOR: Mike Hunter
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Senior Donna Morris
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Godsell,  Carol-Ann  Baker. Lorraine
Shore, Tom Waman. Graeme Matheson, y Ron Riter, Ron Thody, Cathy
Tate,  .Tane Mathison,   Jenny Puter-
man, Al Donald, Steve Brown, Steve
Dahl,  Lorraine Greening:.
TECHNICAL:   Sandra   Swann,   Lilo
Wolf,    Ian    Cameron,    Chuhby    and
■""•"nial   and  Sister.
SPORTS: Dan Mullen, Bill Willson,
Don   Cannon,   Janet   Currie,   Roper
McAfee,  Maureen  Covell,  Bert  Mc-
Kinnon. PHOTO:George Fielder, Bob
Linnell,    Stuart    Clug-ston,    Donald
Kydd,  Gary Thorsteinson. Thursday, September 26, 1963
Page 5
Ivory tower no more
Prof politicians
destroy image
For   a   professor   who   ponders   pronvincial   problems,
politics provides one way to turn ideas into reality.
"For the past four years,"
said Dr. Harry Purdy, economics professor and Conservative candidate for Point
Grey, "as a businessman and
a teacher I became increasingly,   disturbed   about   the
. . central figure
Thirty-three cars used the
new paylot in the end of B-lot
during the first two days it was
Students pay 50 cents each to
park in the lot.
Sir Ouvry Roberts, head of
university parking, said the lot
has two purposes. Students who
seldom drive to the campus and
have no sticker may use it.
Also a student with a sticker
on one car but driving a different car to the campus, may
use the lot and have his money
refunded at the traffic office.
So far only two people have
had their money refunded.
UBC student
by bike
UBC student John Williamson, 22, has arrived in Halifax
after completing a three-and-a-
half month, 4,000-mile pedalling trip across Canada.
Williamson, of West Summer-
land, decided at the beginning
af the summer to take the
coast-to-coast trip by bicycle so
he could learn more about
A graduate in agriculture, he
plans to study another year at
the University of New Brunswick.
He registered last week while
on the final leg of his trip to
Frosh retreat
All delegates to Frosh Retreat meet in Bu. 106 today at
problems   of  faulty   government."
Purdy, a former president
of the B.C. Electric, was appointed the receiver of the
company's assets following
the Social Credit takeover of
the company.
He has remained a central
figure in the government's
attempt to straighten out the
Hydro mess.
Another reason for entering politics, Purdy said, was
his ' regard for provincial
Progr e s s i v e Conservative
leader Davie Fulton.
"I saw in him exceptional
qualities of leadership not
offered by anyone else."
Purdy said Fulton made
an intensive eight month
study of B.C.'s public problems when he returned in
1962. Fulton's thoroughness,
unusually fine mind and
energy impressed Purdy at
that time, he said.
"Those are three qualities
that to me make an exceptional person," Purdy explained.
As one of our UBC professors running in next Monday's election, Purdy also
told a Ubyssey political survey that:
• He felt the student vote
was a very important one,
both "directly and indirectly."
The direct influence of the
student vote is obvious, he
The      indirect     influence
grows   out  of  student   campaigns    which    stimulate    a
growing  interest  in  the  student vote.
• It is a healthy trend to
use university professors
and university-trained people
as candidates on an increased
There is no reason, said
Purdy, to avoid an area with
ability as a potential source
of candidates.
• Except for minor details, such as the use of
property taxes to pay for
junior colleges he supports
the Macdonald report on
higher education "down the
• His decision to run in
his riding was partly based
on his knowledge of the
education issue, and partly
because he lives in Point
And, in case you're in a
professor-candidate's class,
Purdy explained how he is
able to remain both a candidate and a professor.
"The university regulations," he said, "provide
that a candidate may take
leave of absence during the
campaign, and during the
approximately six weeks of
the legislature."
Admittedly, he said, this
causes some nuisance to the
department concerned, but,
with the help of colleagues,
the classes of the candidate—
whether he is successful or
not—are covered.
in politics
Dr. Harry Purdy and
three other university professors are destroying the
image that professors live in
ivory towers.
The Ubyssey talked to the
four to find out why they
entered politics to run in the
Sept. 30 provincial election.
These are the first of four
articles by Ubyssey political
reporters, Tom Wayman and
Graeme Matheson.
pills nixed
by doctor
Studying so much you get
Better stay with the headache rather than take headache
That's the warning handed
down by Dr. John Balfour,
head of UBC's neurology department.
He said phenacetin, a common ingredient in headache
pills, can cause extensive damage to the kidneys.
The drug causes degeneration of the kidney and makes
it more susceptible to ordinary
infections. "Taking this kind
of pill is a lot more common
than people realize, so undoubtedly many people have
this type of kidney damage
and don't realize it," Dr.
Balfour said.
His studies on the effect of
phenacetin show that when a
person stops taking it, the progression of kidney damage immediately stops.
Labor faces up
to automation
GUELPH (CUP) — Labor is
willing to have discussions with
business and government to
meet problems of automation
according to the president of
the Canadian Labor Congress.
Claude Jodoin, CLC president, was speaking in a panel
discussion at the sixth national
NFCUS seminar.
"There is nothing wrong with
automation in itself," Jodoin
"In fact, the labor movement
welcomes all technical progress
as a victory of the human mind.
What is to be feared about automation is its future effects on
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Says Loffmark
Funny money
is not wacky'
Social Credit monetary policies are not really wacky,
says Dr. Ralph Loffmark.
And he should know. Loffmark, running for the Socreds
in Vancouver Point Grey, is a
professor of business administration at UBC, an expert on
financial law, and a noted
financial expert.
He claimed the old-line
parties have accepted outmoded Keynsian ideas. (Keynes
thought governments should
spend freely in hard times, but
save money in large amounts
during good times.)
"But this theory is not con-|
sistent with life," said Loffmark. "The Social Credit Government does not recognize
Keynsian theory as the ultimate."
He outlined Social Credit as
practiced by Premier Bennett's
government, as follows:
• The old-line parties borrow, then spend borrowed
funds on non-revenue items like
welfare and defence.
• Social Credit says these
should be paid from operating
funds, that is, from direct taxation.
• Borrowed money should
be spent only on investments,
that is, on revenue producers.
• These investments by the
government should be into such
items as transportation and natural monopolies.
Loffmark explained the
Socred's "contingent liability."
. . . Socred newcomer
"This liability," he said, "is not
real until the government investments have all failed."
"Since the government invests in a wide field of busi-
neses such as the ferry system,
the B.C Electric, and the PGE,
it is not likely to lose."
"Thus," said Loffmark, "the
beauty of the system is that the
more you invest, the safer your
investments become."
"And the money comes from
the conventional sources of
credit, so there is no more burden on the tax payer," said
Time Magazine
"Kinship with the best of
American Westerns; seething
with cut and slash exhuberance."
Herald Tribune
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Thursday, September 26, 1963
seveh breatest YUKS
r*.   increase in highway mileage constructed
U   in next 7 years.
increase in Homeowners' Grant in
rn next 7 years. $70 now... $85 in 1964
U    ... $100 in 1965 . . . $150 by 1970.
r-.    increase in New Capital Investment in
U    next 7 years.
increase in school enrolment provided
r-. for - in universities, elementary and
U   vocational schools - in next 7 years.
increase in Electric Power required in
i>l next 7 years. Lowest rates in Canada
U    by 1970.
increase in Average Weekly Wages and
Salaries in next 7 years - already highest
in Canada.
increase in Farm Cash Income in next
7 years.
i>.    increase in Tourist Dollars Earned in
U    next 7 years.
\tn    ff\   increase in Health and Welfare expendi-
U^l   ' *»   tures in next 7 years.
4// ffi/s will be done without any increase in provincial tax rates
Look at the evidence of progressive government
in this province. Look at our booming economy
that breaks records year after year. This is the
record of the government that gets things done.
Be sure with your vote on September 30th.
Vote for your Social Credit candidate.
ecu diiei yedi.   una is me vuic iui  jruui  oyv-iai wcun ^muiuuh,,
Don't take good government for
granted... return the government
that gets things donel
Page 7
Complete text
UBC resolution
asks 2 nations
Here is the text of the resolution UBC will present to
next weeks congress of the National Federation of Canadian
University Students. It was passed by student council Monday night.
Prelude: By "two nations"
it is not meant two separate
countries, but two cultures living within one country, with
mutual respect for each other's
culture, heritage, and rights.
WHEREAS we recognize
that the strength of any formal
group does not lie as much in
its constitutional organization
as it does in the support and
participation of its constituent
members and
WHEREAS we recognize
that the hopes and aspirations
of a new generation of Canadian students cannot be fully
realized in NFCUS as it is presently  structured
THAT the Alma Mater Society
of the University of British
Columbia propose, at the forthcoming NFCUS Congress, a
series of resolutions and constitutional changes which it is
hoped will contribute to the
desire of the students of both
the French and the English nations to maintain NFCUS as a
viable Canadian student organization.
The resolutions and constitutional changes are to be based
on the following principles:
1. Recognition of the two
nations of Canada — French-
speaking and English-speaking.
2. Recognition of the need to
restructure the executive of
NFCUS by the present Congress.
Committee wants
arty judges
Students can have a voice
in selection of paintings
hung in Brock.
Applications for membership in the Brock Hall Art
Committee can be handed in
at Frederic Lasserre 401.
A new 'bicultural' commission
3. Establishment of a joint
Commission, composed of equal
representation of the French
and the English "nations", to
study the effectiveness and
goals of NFCUS. Said Commission to report to the 1964 NFC
US Congress.
4. Recognition of the right
of each of the divisions referred to below to set up its own
structure, within the common
organization of Canadian students.
5. Establishment of a joint
Commission on the restructur-
ation of the Canadian Confederation. Said Commission to
report to the 1964 Congress.
The adoption of the above
resolution leads us to the consideration of the following resolution. It would seem that we
should adopt a resolution on
the division of NFCUS into
subsidiary structures along the
following lines.
WHEREAS the Alma Mater
Society recognizes that the
present regional divisions of
NFCUS are no longer viable.
there is a division! of NFCUS
into subsidiary organizations
along the following lines:
1. The French speaking division (basically l'UGECF).
2. An English speaking division (basically composed of the
present Ontario region with
the addition of any English
speaking universities in Quebec, those who do not wish to
affiliate with l'UGECF, but
wish to become members of
this division).
3. A Western division (basically upon the same lines as
the present Western region).
4. An Atlantic division (basically along the lines of the
present Atlantic region).
WHEREAS it is recognized
that some areas of concern,
when they reach the stage of
resolutions or constitutional
amendments must receive the
support of the two nations represented in NFCUS. (For example such matters as Confederation — past and future,
federal — provincial relations,
bicultural questions, and all
constitutional amendments),
the Alma Mater Society support a resolution at the NFCUS
Congress to alter the Constitution to the effect that such
resolutions or constitutional
amendments would fail if they
did not receive support from a
simple majority of the French
Canadian division and a simple
majority from two of the three
English Canadian divisions.
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Man's bed is
getting softer
GUELPH (CUP) — Man will
need to increase self-discipline
because technical skills have
relieved him of labor and pain.
Gordon Couse, professor of
history, in a panel discussion
at the sixth national NFCUS
seminar, told 138 students that
the Western world has come to
consider self-denial a sin.
Another panelist, Dr. R. H.
Manske, director of research,
Dominion Rubber Company,
said that human labor would
be eliminated by automation.
"Man will one day be judged by the number of push-buttons under his thumb," he said.
New governors agree:
We're money starved
It could be the year of jubilation for UBC students.
Two new members of the
university's board of governors
seem to like us.
Victoria newspaper publisher Stu Keate and Vancouver
business executive Donovan
Miller believe that UBC is
financially starved.
And they both agree the university should get a better
dollar and cent deal from the
provincial government (whatever it might be after Sept. 30.)
But they say that until they
have sat through a few more
board meetings, they won't
comment  on  specific needs.
Keate and Miller, along with
Vancouver lawyer Nathan
Nemetz, were elected to the
board last Friday. Nemetz is
starting his third three-year
Said Keate: "I am looking
forward to the job, but I do
not feel qualified in sounding
off yet."
However Keate,  49, headed
an alumni association committee in 1960 that conducted a
massive survey into the needs
of the university ranging from
student accomodation to government   grants.
Two recommendations were:
more government support for
UBC and a royal commission
into  higher  education  in B.C.
Miller, 46, was president of
the alumni association in 1960-
61and has been active in alumni affairs.
He is director and executive assistant to the president
of the Canadian Fishing Co.,
Miller claims there are three
important facets in running a
university — a good plant,
money and good management.
"We have a good plant at
the university and excellent
management, but not too much
capital investment to turn out
a first rate product," he said.
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THE      U B TS S E Y
Thursday, September 26, 1963
'tween classes
Rowing team
wants recruits
UBC rowing crew is looking for recruits. All those in-
tested should attend a meeting to be held 12:30 Monday
in room 214, War Memorial Gym.
•    •   •
Grads get half
of faculty lot
Faculty and Staff have
lost half of their parking lot
near the new electrical engineering building.
"The faculty didn't use it
enough, so I am giving half
(space for 50 cars) to grad
students," said Sir Ouvry
Roberts, head of traffic and
The new ownership of the
lot will begin as soon as the
signs can be changed.
more funds
UBC will get an additional
$3 million a year immediately
if a Conservative government
is elected.
Dick Malkin, candidate i n
Point Grey made the promise
Monday night.
"We must stand ready to
provide whatever it costs to
ensure that our children will
be able to attend a first-class
university or junior college,"
he said.
"Just for new staff, hired
at junior levels, the university
should be spending an additional $2.5 million each year."
"And what does the university get from Mr. Bennett?
"Thanks to the ten long
years of the Bennett regime,
the number of students each
faculty member is responsible
for has increased, classes have
become larger and the student
has suffered  accordingly.
"What, in fact, has Mr. Bennett done? He has built buildings at UBC but he has consistently refused to give the
money needed to staff them."
UBC Pipes and Drums. Organizational meeting for all interested, noon Friday, Bu. 326.
• •    •
Organizational meeting noon
Friday, Bu. 106. Anyone wishing to curl must attend.
• •    •
First meeting of the year.
Mexican films. Noon Friday in
Bu. 202.
• •    •
A student panel deals with
"The Relevance of Christianity," noon Friday in Bu.  100.
• •    •
A free showing of the award-
winning film "Romeo, Juliet
and Darkness," Friday 3:30 in
the Auditorium.
• •    •
Frosh mixer, Saturday Sept.
28 at 8 p.m. Dance Club room,
Brock Extension.
• •    •
Get-acquainted dance—Friday evening, 8:30 p.m.in Dance
Club room, 25 cents a person.
All welcome.
• •    •
Tickets for the new movie
"Bitter Ash" on sale now at
the AMS and Duthie's.
Bomb banners
plan march
UBC ban the bomb wags are
off to Comox Saturday to protest the nuclear storage dump
at RCAF Station Comox.
They are joining a group
calling itself the League for
Total Disarmament for a one-
hour protest at the gates of
the Vancouver Island air force
Mainland students will grab
the ferry at Horseshoe Bay at
8:40 a.m. for Nanaimo. From
there, a car cavalcade will
head for Comox.
For all those who had trouble focusing their monocles on
last week's GSA News, and for those whose vision is still
blurred from attending our most successful cocktail party —
behold!  We are in standard type.
A programme of events for the coming year will be prepared at a joint meeting of the Special Events and Cultural
Committees, in the Committee Room of the GSC at 7 p.m.,
Tuesday, October 1st. Anyone interested in helping will be
most welcome.
Please complete the questionnaires you received at Registration. They are most helpful to your executive.
Sportsfans! Hockey, Monday, Sept. 30th, Winter Sports
Arena. Your Manager is Ross Turner, Electrical Engineering.
Let's see you on the ice . . .
* * *
For the past few days the Pacific Press has been the
stantping ground of the political bulls, one of which must
shortly be turned loose in the china shop of Provincial Government. Of all the arguments presented in favour of any
party, perhaps .the weakest is one frequently resorted to by
supporters Jrf^he present Government. They say, look at
what Social Credit has done for B.C. in the last ten years.
They ask if we wish to return to the accomplish-nothing
corruption which went before. But what Has Social Credit
done with, B.C. in those years? The failure of the previous
Government is the responsibility of the individuals it comprised, but because of their personal shortcomings, not their
political affiliations. Those men have long gone; give new
ones an even chance. The party name is not all that counts.
We need men with outstanding personal qualifications to
run this province. Let not party prejudice colour our ballots.
Former UBC president Dr.
N. A. M. MacKenzie is lecturing in international law during the fall term at University of New Brunswick.
Students want
guns with books
Two thousand Malaysian
students are demanding military training to defend their
young homeland.
The cheering students have
burned an effigy of Indonesian
President Sukarno.
A government spokesman
promised consideration for the
student's  demands.
The federation of Malaysia
was formed a week ago despite
opposition of both Indonesia
and   the  Philippines.
It is composed of the former
British colonies of Singapore,
Sarawak, and Sabah (North
Borneo), and the Kingdom of
Parking czar launches
education' program
When is a parking lot not a parking lot?
When it is a roadway, parking  regulations say.
But Sir Ouvry Roberts, head
of traffic and parking, says
students can't tell roads from
parking lots. So he put up
All along the old wire fence
that divides chickens living on
the aggie farm from students
living in C-lot are small white
squares of wood. These are
But most of these signs don't
say anything.
Only four signs on the three-
block stretch of fence have
anything written on them at
Two say "no parking between signs."
These two are so far apart
that anyone parking between
them won't see them anyway.
One says "no parking on
roadway."  This   one is facing
the chickens instead of the students because it was posted on
a gate which was left open.
And the fourth says "Fairy
But Sir Quvry Roberts, director of traffic, isn't worried
about the signs.
"It doesn't matter if students can't see them," he
said. "Actually there needn't
be signs  there at all."
"That area is a roadway,
and each student has a copy
of the traffic regulations which
state students may not park
on roadways. The signs are
just an extra reminder."
Parking on a roadway is one
of the few offences for which
students will have their cars
towed away, Sir Ouvry said.
Every car parked on the
roadway by the chicken fence
was towed away during the
first part of the week.
A REMINDER...    C*l
... Tomorrow Noon.. Armouries
$6.50 A YEAR!
Until September 30th, 1963, all students eligible for
care at the University Health Service may obtain the
special M-S-l plan which covers most kinds of medical
and surgical care not available on campus.
This is the fourth year of this popular plan - and dues
for single students are $6.50.
A Family Plan is now available, for $15.00 a year,
to provide a plan of medical care for spouses and children
under 21.
This will cover you from October 1st, 1963 to September 30th, 1964.


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