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Ubyssey Council Reporter
Criticism of the university
administration by student
council executive came under
fire Monday from Engineering  president   Pete   Shepard.
"Council exists by the gra-
ciousness of the administration,"  Shepard said.
•    •    •
"Some of the statements
made by the executive were
out of line."
He was referring to articles
in The Ubyssey reporting
AMS president Malcolm
Scott's reference to a "sweetheart  deal"  between the  ad
ministration and the government, and AMS first vice-
president Jim Ward's dig at
UBC president John Macdonald's inaccessibility.
•    •    •
Shepard suggested a more
subtle approach could be
taken when dealing with the
"We should go a little
quieter to the administration," he said.
AMS president Male o-l rr,
Scott   disagreed.
"I don't think the statements we've made are derogatory,"  he said.
Earlier in the evening Scott
had   referred   to   the   fee   in
crease bulletin as "a piece of
And, concerning Macdonald's letter to the students, he
"I personally would disagree with 95 per cent of
what  he's said here."
He told council that Macdonald had declined attendance at a special general
meeting of the AMS, stating
that the open letter to the
students, published in Tuesday's Ubyssey, was sufficient.
•    •    •
Scott   continued   to   parry
attacks    on    the   executive's
position    on    the   fee    raise
throughout the  meeting.
Shepard and Frosh President Jason Leask reported
little enthusiasm for any action against the fee increase.
"I am never going to be
bound by what two or three
students think," Scott said.
He added he was acting in the
best interests of the students
as he saw it.
•   •    •
Scott exploded only once
during the evening, when
Leask questioned council's
right to negotiate with the
"We're in a position to
negotiate because we're here
as students," Scott thundered.
He    said    the    Board    of
Vol. XIVI, No. 43    VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY 23,  1964
48 CA 4-3916
—don hume photo
BAUER'S BABES will get boost in form of telegram from UBC students. Telegram,
being circulated by Booster Club, will be sent Father Bauer's Canadian Olympic
Hockey Team, now warming up for winter Olympics at Innsbruck, Austria. (See story
Page 2.)
Did   Back Mac' backfire?
Student council thinks so
Governers and the president
had categorically refused to
discuss the matter, but there
had been no statement from
the Board denying any student statement.
•    •    •
"We merely wanted to be
shown why the percentage
they have selected for student
contr ibutions is our fair
share," Scott said.
Vice - president Ward also
defended himself against his
"The first vice-president is
responsible only to himself
for what he says on the soapbox as a private individual,"
Ward said.
Ubyssey Council Reporter
Was the "Back Mac" campaign last spring a factor that
helped the administration decide to raise fees.?
Doug Blair, Aggie president,
posed the question Monday as
council discussed the apathetic
reaction of students to the fee
"Is it possible," Blair said,
"that inadvertently we've conditioned the students to accept
the fee raise?"
AMS president Malcolm
Scott thought so.
"There's been so much emphasis placed on the academic
development of the university
that most students are willing
to accept it on that basis," he
Scott cited the "Back Mac"
campaign as one of the events
which helped awaken students
to the financial crisis in higher
But,  Scott pointed  out, stu-
Two students eye
AMS presidency
Arts president Mike Coleman and Campus Canada
editor Roger McAfee will run
for the AMS presidency
Feb. 5.
Coleman and McAfee filed
nomination papers Wednesday. Nominations close at 4
' p.m. Jan. 30.
There were no nominations posted for second vice-
president and secretary, the
other first slate positions.
dents aren't aware enough of
the fact that there will probably be $50 increases in each
of the next two years.
"I don't think students are
looking    far   enough    ahead
said AMS second vice-president
Byron Hender.
Engineering president Pete
Shepard also stated he believed
students were willing to pay
the present increase.
"But not more if the fee increase goes on in the next few
years," he cautioned.
Scott pointed out that in
1959 the fee raise that was contested by the students amounted to 60 per cent increase.
This time, he. said, the increase is being presented in
smaller increments.
"Oh, they're smooth," said
AMS treasurer Chris Hansen.
Faculty not
told before
fees raised
The provincial government and the faculty still haven't
been told about tihe fee hike.
Education minister Les
Peterson said Wednesday he
had not been told fees at UBC
would be boosted as much as
''I don't know anything about
it. I haven't been notified by
the board of administration of
UBC," he said.
And Dr. Fritz Bowers, head
of the UBC Faculty Association, hasn't been told about it
"I think the whole affair has
been handled very badly," he
"The announcement came as
just as much a surprise to us
as it did to students. But we
didn't expect to hear about it
earlier than anyone else.
"The Faculty Association is
not in the confidence of the
board," he said. "But we feel
it's a pity that the fees had to
be raised."
After the terms of the increase had been explained to
Peterson by The Ubyssey, he
said the matter of fees is in
the realm of the board of governors.
Peterson said he couldn't say
whether the government would
increase the grant to UBC in
proportion to the fee increase.
"I don't want to be responsible for a budget leak," he said.
He said there had been no
unusual agreement between
the board and the government,
and denied AMS President Malcolm Scott's charge that there
was a "sweetheart deal" between the board and the government.
Bowers said last year at the
"Back Mac" campaign, the executive of the faculty association stated the board should
not try to get itself out of
trouble by upping the fees.
"If the increase will up the
amount of money forthcoming
from  the  government, then I
(See Page 5)
. . . not told
think students will have to accept it, but it is a shame it
happened," he said.
Bowers said he thought financial matters should play no
part in a student's ability to
attend  university.
He said the alternative to
no fees in an ideal state would
be high fees, with many scholarships available for top students.
"We must be careful that we
don't discourage any bright
student from attending the university," he said "Especially
those that have not had the
benefit of urban high-school
Attorney-General Robert
Bonner said he could throw no
light on the matter.
"I'm not in a good position
to comment, because I don't
fully understand the background," he said, "But it is
surprising that the announcement of the increase should
come just before the budget
Earlier, Socred MLA Ralph
Loffmark said he thought it
was odd that the board had
officially confirmed the increase before education estimates were announced by the
government. Page 2
Thursday, January 23,   1964
Academic co-ordination
plan approved by council
UBC academic events may
be co-ordinated after all.
In a complete reversal from
last week's presentation, Har-
dial Bains' ad hoc Academic
Activities Committee Monday
presented to Council a detailed
brief, calling for the setting up
of a new AMS sub-committee.
Mad Mardi Gras weekend
kicks off in gym today
Mardi   Gras   starts   today   at   noon   in   the   Memorial
Local folksinger Tom Northcott is featured in the 1964
edition of the Pep Meet.
Presentation of queen candidates,  skits by the  king
candidates, and demonstrations by the fireman (associated
with Mardi Gras for the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation)
will fill out the two hours.
Admission is 25c.
For national flag
a unicorn
Daniells urges
The unicorn should be adopted as Canada's national
to Bauer
Dr. Daniells, giving his Last
Lecture Tuesday, said, "Let us
not discard tradition. The unicorn is acceptable to the world
at large, well and favorably
UBC Booster club wants to  known in Africa and China."
•boost Bauer's Babes
The club wants to collect
signatures from UBC students
for a telegram it will send to
Father Bauer's Olympic
hockey team when it reaches
Innsbruck, Austria.
The telegram will read:
"Congratulations on the great
show so far. Canada's behind
you all the way. Best of luck."
The signatures will follow.
Interested students should
contact the club in Brock Extension, Rm. 155.
Cost to students will be 15
cents a name, that is, Josophon-
iclittitiesmessnious Efframglas-
borenblatsonblitz would nay
30 cents same as Joe White.
The telegram will be sent
Jan. 26.
after real
BERKELEY, Calif. (CUP) —
A program to permit men and
women in each other's dorms
to study has been proposed at
the University of California
The "study - date" program
would allow couples to visit
from 6 p.m. to midnight.
A similar system at Harvard
University has come under fire
because it led to wild parties
in dorm  rooms.
A California spokesman
said the trouble at Harvard
was because of the hours: 4
p.m. to 7 p.m. He said they
were not normal study hours
and a party atmosphere developed.
So says Dr. Roy Daniells,
head of UBC's English department.
The Last Lecture series, sponsored by the Arts Undergrad
Society, gives professors a
chance to give the lecture they
would give if it was their last.
Dr. Daniells expressed disapproval of modern, more realistic figures in Canadian heraldry.
He cited the coat of arms of
Vancouver as an instance of
this. It consisted, he said, of
'two robust fellows, a fisherman and a logger, with the
motto,' "By land and by sea, we
"We pay little attention to
the great images which make
up our history," he said.
The unicorn is the perfect
image for Canada because it is
acceptable to all of our main
ethnic groups.
"It is found on the British
coat of arms.
"It was also a symbol of independence to the Scottish
"And it is extremely French,"
explained Dr. Daniells.
He suggested it would appease Quebec.
Folksingers make
the silver screen
Television invaded Brock
Lounge Wednesday.
UBC's Tom Northcott, Pat
Rose, and Jean Redpath performed for CBC's Showcase.
The folksinging session,
MC-ed by Howie Bateman,
will be shown Saturday.
Feb. 1 at 10:30 p.m., on
Channel 2.
(Bains was criticized last
week for presenting a similar
report without a detailed explanation of aims and methods.)
It would co-ordinate such
academic events as International Seminar, Fall, Spring,
and Summer Symposia, and
UBC Forum.
AMS President Malcolm
Scott forwarded a similar
Bains, Grad Studies III,
charged that present extracurricular activities are too socially oriented.
"Classroom lectures are dry
and insufficient for intellectual
stimulation," he claimed.
He said many students feel
cheated of an easy, informal
contact with faculty and
called for more academically-
stimulating activities.
Steve Tick, Law I, who presented the brief for Bains, said
no group would be forced to
come under its jurisdiction.
Tick said more AMS money
should be made available for
academic events.
Council accepted Bains' and
Scott's briefs, and asked Bains'
group to draft a constitution
for AAC.
Hoop Tourney
Eight Senior A Women's
basketball teams will be competing in the Thunderette Basketball Tournament this Friday and Saturday at the Women's Gym.
Games are scheduled to
start on Friday afternoon at 5
p.m. Final game in the tournament will be held Saturday at
B.A.Sc. '62
Have you ever watched a jet con-trail overhead and
wondered about that speck of humanity streaking across
the sky? It might well be Flying Officer Peter Scholz,
age 26, single, in his Comox-based Voodoo interceptor.
F/O Scholz is a 1962 B.A.Sc. (Mechnical Engineering)
graduate of UBC and the Canadian Services College
scheme (ROTP). He was assigned to the famed No.
409 Nighthawk Squadron, Comox, in March 1963, upon
completion of flying training at the All Weather Fighter Interceptor Operational Training Unit at Bagotville,
c. u. s. o
(Canadian University Services Overseas)
Apply for Canada's "Private" Peace Corps
for 18 months to 2 years
Still Needed
Graduating in .. .
Must fill information forms in AMS office by Saturday,
January 25, and return to MR. J. B. WOOD, Extension
Department, UBC, or BOX 24, AMS. Information booklets at AMS also. Thursday, January 23,   1964
Page 3
Don't swaller your chewin'
tobaccer, Mother, but your
son is gonna be a academic.
Yep, I went and applied to
go to this here Academic
Sim . . . Symposy . . . Symposium. (See? I can even spel it,
Now you can take back all
you said about me coming
down here just to drink likker and chase them painted
city wimmen.
• •    •
Bet you thought your son
never even knew about Symposia. (That's mor'n one Symposium, Mum. I know it's
stupid, but down here they
don't say  "Symposiums.")
Remember I was telling you
about how every year a whole
bunch of kids here go over to
Vancouver Island and talk
about intelligent stuff?
And how when they come
back they tell everybody how
smart they are because they
can talk about stuff what most
of us can't even spell the
names of?
Stuff like gov'ment, psy-
koligy, fillossify an' dirty
stuff like . . . well, I ain't gonna say, but they know a whole
buncha big words to use when
they talk about it.
• *    •
And how they always talk
about Froid? (That's some
furriner who wrote a book
saying if you dream about
fence posts you're a (deleted
—ed.) and if you dream about
teacups you're a (deleted—ed)
Well, when they do this
they call it a Symposium.
And they say they're academic because they can talk
about this here intelligent
Well, I found out they do
other things, too.
Seems all these fellas and
wimmen live together in one
big motel.
And perfessers go over, too,
and they chase the wimmen
same as all the other guys.
And, y'know, one of my
buddies told me they even
drink beer over there!
• •    •
Well I figgered this academic stuff looked like a
pretty good deal, so I went
and found the Army Pater office (that there's our student
gov'ment, Mom, we're real
equal and atomynus here) and
got me a application form.
They wanted to know all
about what school I went to
and what my marks were and
could I play a music instry-
ment and then they turn
around and say all this doesn't
matter 'cause what counts is
ability (don't say at what)
and are you willing to parti-
sseepate in dis-cusshuns.
Well, I dunno what they
mean, but reckon I'm willing.
Willing to go over there and
drink beer and chase wimmen, anyway.
I gotta go now and find out
whether I'm a perfesshunal or
was Aunt Etta a dilly auntie,
'cause that's what we're supposed to talk about this year.
Advertised what ?
MOSCOW (UNS) — In the
old days, Russian prostitutes
wore red stockings to advertise.
PRESIDENT John Macdonald
will attend academic symposium at Parksville Feb.
7-9. Deadline for students
to apply is Friday.
to probe
What do religion, politics,
law, morality, socialism, mom-
ism and coffee have in common?
The spring symposium on
marriage and morality, to be
held at UBC this weekend.
"The symposium committee
wants to get as comprehensive
a look as possible into the
marriage and morality problem, said symposium chairman
John Powell.
"That's why such a conglomeration of topics is packed
on the same program."
Powell said the symposium
committee will accept applications as late as Thursday morning.
Interested students may apply at the AMS office.
Some lecture titles at the
symposium will be "Man and
Momism" by Dr. N. K. Clifford, "Marriage and the Law,
by Mr. Leon Getz, and "Worn-
an—A Socialist's View," by Mr.
G. K. Stockholder.
There will also be student
discussion groups.
Real George
Faculty editors putting out
special editions are asked to
contact Managing Editor
George Railton as soon as possible if they want assistance
from The Ubyssey.
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Waterloo deserts CUS,
claims budget too high
Waterloo University has withdrawn from the Canadian
Union of Students.
The university cited discontent with the CUS administration as the reason for its withdrawal.
Waterloo joined CUS in
September on a trial basis.
Their reasons for leaving it
• Benefits   of  CUS   do  not
warrant   the   budget  of  more
than $85,000 allotted for the
1963-64 year.
• Correspondence is received on a hit-and-miss basis.
• CUS is not a national representative of Canadian university students. Opinions expressed by executive members
are usually their own and do
not  reflect student opinion.
• The CUS executive regards the organization as a
pressure group.
The Ontario Regional Conference of university students
which met over the weekend
have outlined proposals for
student participation in Ontario's new department of uni
versity afairs.
The conference set up a
strong regional office, with
University of Toronto student
president Doug Ward as temporary president.
The conference also passed
a motion outlining four general areas of student action in
relation to  the government:
First: any act or regulation
where authority is exercised by
the    province,    university,   or
technical institute over a student government.
Second: financial aid to individual students in the form
of scholarships, bursaries, and
Third: financial aid to universities.
Fourth. general academic
Dave Jenkins, CUS national
president, said he could see no
area of conflict between the
strengthened regional office
and the national CUS office.
The Ontario Canadian University Press members have
also established a regional office, with Bruce Kidd of the
Varsity (University of Toronto
student newspaper) as president.
Mr. Nicholas Morant,
special photographere for
the CPR and well known
free lancer, will present
the only Western Canadian
showing of his slides this
Sunday, January 26, at 8
p.m. in the Lower Lounge
of the GSC.
The show will be in two
parts—a cross section of
Canada from the Rockies
to Nova Scotia, and a more
abstract display woven
into a background of
symphonic music.
If you are new to Canada
there is no better way to
tour. If you are a photographer you can learn much
about taking and showing
color slides. If you are a
lover of good music you
will be truly excited by
the original combination of
visual and aural stimuli.
An idea of Mr. Morant's
stature as a photographer
can be had by realizing
that "Photo Age" magazine
ran a four-page article on
him in its July 1963 issue,
of which there is a copy
on display in the GSC.
At the GSC next Wednesday, January 29, at 8:00
p.m. Mr. John Wood of the
Extension Dept. will give
a talk on the aims and
purposes of the Canadian
University Service Overseas. This organization
arranges for University
students to work overseas
in Africa, Asia or the
Caribbean for short
periods (up to two years).
Mr. Wood will explain
the way C.U.S.O. operates,
and will show slides taken
by participating studeents,
showing the type of work
carried out. There will
be a question period over
coffee afterwards. The
deadline for applications
from graduate students
will be extended until
Jan. 31, to enable
interested people to attend
this talk before applying.
Girl's Harris tweed coat
has been left at the GSC
for several months. It may
be claimed at the Office. 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. Editorial 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.
Winner 1963-64 Canadian University Press trophies for
general excellence and editorial writing.
Who's leaving?
If we may be so presumptuous to ask — whatever
became of separatism?
Your know, that bunch of Quebeckers who had
those silly ideas about being French and not Canadian,
and who wanted to secede from Confederation (how
they'd ever do that, we'll never know—it happened
almost 100 years ago).
Seems to us most of the fuss has quieted down, or
else it just never existed. Maybe it was just a figment
of some newspaperman's imagination.
We recall some stories about a chap who didn't eat
for a month, and got $100,000 for doing it—but that's
pretty far-fetched when you think about it. Probably
was a publicity stunt for some meat-packing company.
And all those rumors about people throwing bombs
around Montreal. Why, they throw bombs around in the
interior of B.C., too, or so we're told, and nobody ever
talks about seceding from Canada.
Seems to us the best secession talk in the last while
has come from Mr. Bennett, and Mr. Shrum, the erstwhile
chancellor of SFA.
All Mr. Shrum wants to do is create his own empire
atop Burnaby Mountain—and all Mr. Bennett seems to
be doing is leaving the realm of good government.
They've done more about leaving tihe country than
anyone since last year's graduating class.
Matter of fact, the only trouble Confederation's had
recently is when Hoy Thompson joined up with England.
As for these Quebec types, why they're the same as
they've always been, give or take a few sticks of dynamite. The same hotheaded students getting worked up
over some airplanes (since when did students worry
about airplanes, anyway?).
Seems to us Confederation's pretty safe—Mr. Pearson's just appointed umpteen French-Canadians to his
cabinet, which doesn't look like secession to us.
So if you hear about any bombs going off in Montreal, it probably has nothing to do with the FLQ, or
separatism, or anything else—it's probably firecrackers
celebrating Sir John A's birthday.
And, oh—by the way—whatever became of the Sons
of Freedom Doukhobors?
Give it a try
If history repeats itself, as is said, surely The Ubyssey
may be accorded the same privilege. (Reprinted from an
editorial in The Ubyssey, entitled, "It's Worthwhile,"
Feb. 13,1962.)
"Sunday (two years ago) about 80 students returned
from a weekend at Parksville that cost the rest of the
students about $600. Was this expenditure, less than
five cents per student, worthwhile?
"We think it was. The extra bonus was mainly a
new awareness—and perhaps a few new worries. Above
all, there was the revelation that the faculty doesn't have
much more of an idea where the world is heading than
the students do—but that they're working on it.
"This is the academic symposium. This is a little
of what the delegates got out of it. It's a shame that
everyone couldn't share this. But the fact that even a
few could make it worthwhile."
This year's Academic Symposium will be held in
Parksville Feb. 7-9. Applications are available at the
AMS office.   What more can be said, "It is worthwhile."
EDITOR: Mike Hunter
Associate   Keith Bradbury
News . Dave Ablett
Managing ..... George Railton
City      Mike  Horsey
Photo  Don Hume
Critics  Ron Riter
Sports   . Denis Stanley
Asst. City _. Richard Simeon
Asst. News _ . Tim Padmore
Senior    Maureen Covell
Q. Vaux, St. George, Joan Godsell,
Steve Brown, John Kelsey, Al Bir-
nie, Tom Wayman, Al Donald,
Lorraine On The Shore, and many,
many   more.
SPORTS AND ETC.: Janet Matheson, George Reamsbottom, Dave
Carlson, Bob Banno, Burps.
MAILMAN JOKE: What's black
and blue and flies? Natch, it's
What's black and white and goes
Ding Dong?? (Sister Mary Avon
Lady, of course). Wha's black and
white and fuzzy? (A police car, you
What's round and purple and
Greek?   (Alexander   the   Grape).
Boost for
Last October Jim Ward called the 1£M53 National Seminar
of the Canadian Union of Students on "Technology and
Man" a flop. Although a
minority opinion, it was an understandable one.
Ward's major criticism was
directed at the approach of the
speakers, who confronted the
delegates with the problem of
automation and affluence and
their economic and social implications,     and     gave     only
—from   U.   of  Washington   Daily
"f Cs^S   ,  .
LETTERS: the fee hike
Editor, The Ubyssey:
The administration has stated an increase in fees would
be necessary to raise and maintain a top-grade teaching faculty. Students are naturally
interested in receiving the
most for their money and,
therefore, would support a fee
increase from which they
could conceivably benefit.
Since there has been a fee
increase it seems natural to assume that students will benefit by an increase in top-grade
versus low-grade instruction.
Perhaps the students could
help the administration in
the weeding-out process by
producing what has been called an anti-calendar. This
would give the administration
an indication as to whom the
seat-warmers and actual instructors were—if they'e interested.
Sincere but unwittingly ineffectual lecturers would have
the opportunity to rearrange
and improve their technique.
Each professor would attempt
to exceed his cohorts' teachings ability in order to receive
favorable comment in the
anti-calendar, as well as proportionate share of his students' fee increase.
The net result, higher pay
for worthy instructors, and a
more expensive but higher
quality education for the students.
A noticeable, not remarkable, improvement in teaching
quality seems a reasonable request for the $50-$60 fee in-
Engineering  I
•    •    •
Editor, The Ubyssey:
President Macdonald, in his
open letter to UBC students,
is not convincing.
He claims the basis for the
Board's fee increase is the
students' own admission that
all groups, including the students themselves, are responsible for financing higher education. But surely the students are already meeting
their responsibilities, particularly with prospects of summer employment so bleak.
With UBC fees hiked, U. of
Toronto can hike its fees with
the claim that UBC has increased its fees. Each side
thus supports the other with
complementary casuistries as
they gouge the students'
No, the real reason for the
increase is that Bennett has to
be asked for money; students
can be told to hand over.
Bennett can smile and let
President Macdonald's pleas
and arguments wash over him;
the student can either hand
over the extra cash or stay
away next September.
Peter Penz
was a
UBC dele-
"could-be" and "might-be" answers or no answers at all regarding the handling of these
This was probably both frustrating and frightening for
many delegates: Here we are
faced with the dangers of unemployment due to automation,
of political coercion due to the
power that modern technology
can place in the hands of a
few people, and of social disintegration due to greatly increased leisure time that people
might not be able to cope with.
Yet the experts do not seem to
have any definite solutions to
avert these dangers.
•    •    •
While this may be a disconcerting realization, it does not
means that the seminar was a
failure. If a delegate went to
the seminar with the idea of
putting the problems into focus,
of throwing ideas around, and
of simply being intellectually
invigorated, the seminar was an
eminent success. I have de-
fintely thought frequently
about the problems posed at the
seminar and am gradually arriving at tentative answers.
The seminar, however, was
stimulating not only in its formal aspect. The very first
night there, I was in a mixed
group of English and French
Canadians arguing about separatism until 4 o'clock in the
One girl, being faced with an
unsympathetic reception of the
separatist approach to French-
Ctnadian grievances, told us
heatedly that she was prepared
to take up arms and, if necessary, lay down her life for the
separatist cause. She also predicted an imminent revolution,
for which, however, I am still
waiting .
In other spontaneous groups
v/e talked about birth control
and the Catholic ethic, about
the concept of femininity, about
whether the existence of GOd
could be philosophically "proven," and about the effect of a
separation of Quebec on the
social-democratic movement in
the rest of Canada.
This year the CUS Seminar
on Confederation should be
even more interesting. A study
group will be formed by the
delegates to work on the problems confronting Confederation today, and thus be prepared for the Seminar in Quebec
City in the first week of September.
Applications for interested
students are available in the
AMS office and must be returned   by   Wednesday,    Jan.    29. Thursday, January 23,  1964
THE      U B Y S S E Y
Page 5
Cheers for racist
could happen here
All of us were embarrassed by the students of Victoria
College who cheered Governor Wallace at his meeting there
last week.
Their thunderous and prolonged applause followed Wallace's declaration that using
firehoses on negroes is humane, and his complaint that
TV networks had shown bias
by covering negroes being attacked with dogs without giving equal time to a dog who
was attacked by a Negro.
Canadians, Wallace stated,
have no right to condemn this,
because Canada's immigration
laws have a racist bias. And
the students who came to
heckle stayed to cheer.
And so they ended up standing in their embarrassingly
conservative underwear, the
liberal progressive ivyleague
getup having disappeared during the fun.
They have embarrassed us
because they revealed something about students not only
at Victoria University but also
at UBC. Yes, the same thing
would happen here. General
student reaction at UBC seems
to be that we would never allow the political polish of a
crude racist reactionary like
Wallace to get the better of
But the exact opposite is
true. Underneath the progressive veneer of UBC's student
body there is the same comfortable conservatism ,and it
will remain hidden only until
the moment that a racist with
talent like Wallace chooses to
uncover it.
•    •    •
With the exception of a few
hundred isolated individuals
students here as in Victoria
are political sheep in wolve's
clothing. Sporting fashionable
progressive politics like a
striped tabcollar shirt, the
average student is progressive
without any genuine concern
for real political issues or
community problems, without
any real commitment to any
cause or reform, without the
courage to stand up on even
one unpopular issue.
Of course, he votes for the
Liberal Party, which offers
him a chance to be radical
without the slightest risk of
upsetting anything. And on
special occasions as the presentation of an honorary degree to James Baldwin, Joe
Student will obediently go to
the auditorium, listen with
fascination to the man with an
idea and conviction, and cheer
carefully his approval before
going back to the frat house
with one oriental and no negro or to the rooming house
outside the gates the landlady
of which will turn down any
negro who dares to apply for
board and room.
The air of responsible complacent liberalism of Joe Student is part and parcel of the
basic conservatism which is a
direct-result of the fact that
basically he is not only profoundly comfortable, but expects to be even more comfortable as soon as he gets his
degree and lands his fat job.
Student Liberalism is like
the money collected for Muscular Dystrophy Research so
that the annual charity orgy
can be conducted all the more
wholeheartedly. Its sole purpose is comfort. It soothes the
•    •    •
It is absolutely impossible
to imagine the pleasant liberal
welldressed Joe student taking' part in political protest
unless like the Back Mac
Campaign, it has been
stamped with the approval of
the authorities. Nothing will
persuade him to risk losing
what he considers his dignity.
Neither the Bookstore's extortions nor B & G mismanagement, neither fee hikes nor
cat food can move him to protest. Nor will off-campus issues like the social welfare
mess or nuclear weapons provoke him into doing anything
What Governor Wallace did
at Victoria University last
week he could no doubt do
almost as easily here at UBC
tomorrow. He, Wallace, took
advantage of the ignorant,
appealed to the conservatism
of the comfortable, and wiped
away the superficial liberalism of the complacent.
But the enthusiasm of the
student ovation can only be
explained by Wallace's most
clever appeal. He is a good
politician, in fact the only
really good thing about him is
his technique. And the only
thing Joe Student admires
wholeheartedly is precisely
technique. The worse the purpose technique serves, the
Joe Student prides himself
on being a cynic: He is cynical
about everything except cynicism. And so Victoria College,
after all the cheering died
down, turned out to be a pushover for Wallace, just as
UBC would should the Governor feel inclined to honor
us too with an exercise in
. . . someone help!
power grips
Birch paper
Student Statesman is ihe
John Birch Society student
newspaper, published in Los
As much of America is
shivering in the first icy
blasts of winter, Student
Statesman is experiencing its
own brand of freeze ... an
economic freeze.
The cause of which Student
Statesman exists is one dear
to the hearts of all Americans.
To fill a deplorable vacuum
of American heritage and Ju-
deo-Christian principle in the
curriculum of most colleges
and high schools, as a counter-
agent to socialist - communist
influence, Wings of Healing
launched this publication.
A decision has been reached
that Student Statesman must
get financial help to balance
the books this school year, o:
go to its grave.
We have tried advertising.
Businessmen are dubious oi"
advertising in anti-communist
publications. They apparently
fear the recriminations of a
shadowy power.
The fate of this gallant publication hangs in the balances
of your patriotic hearts. If a
February issue does not come
to you, you will know that
we have quietly laid aside our
patriotic pen.
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Easy liquor laws
mean fewer drunks
After five years at "dry"
feeling when I go to a dance
booze on top of the table.
There's a simple reason for
this pleasant phenomenon.
The legal drinking age in New
York state is 18.
This lack of restriction
seems to take some of the
emphasis away from hard
For example, every Friday
night a dance is held in the
Crown Room (which is Columbia's Brock Hall, plus 200
years of tradition.).
• •    •
The dance is free to Columbia students and to any other
girls 18 or over. A refreshment counter sells hamburgers, Coke, and beer in
The dances swing even
though nobody passes out and
the entertainment excludes
police raids.
Beer accessibility is not
limited to campus social functions.
Most of the cafeterias sell
beer and if you want to eat
a sandwich lunch in one of the
classrooms, you can pick up a
beer to go with it at a nearby
• •    •
When you get the urge for
a quick one between classes
or for a relaxed one or two or
three at the end of the day,
the West End is a short block
The West End is a bar
rather   than   a   pub,   but   it
UBC functions, I get a funny
at Columbia and see all the
compares   well   to   what   the
Georgia used to be.
Although there is a bar
(open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
and a liquor store (often open
until 2 a.m.) on practically
every block, some New Yorkers consider themselves restricted.
A state commission recently recommended throwing out
the limits on the number of
liquor shops an area can have.
Broadway theaters are winning the fight for bars of their
own, and places like Carnegie
Hall already have very elegant bars.
Centres of sometimes more
uncouth entertainment, like
Madison Square Garden and
Yankee Stadium, are limited
to selling beer.
*    •    •
In spite of this abundance
of available liquor, consumption is generally no higher
than in comparable areas
with greater restrictions. And
the prospect of even fewer
curbs brings no outcry from
Alcoholics Anonymous or the
Salvation Army.
It's amazing what liberal
liquor laws can do.
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Thursday, January 23,  1964
Carlson's view
The argument against athletic scholarships center
around two main points,
1) Our smugly apathetic,
"holier-than-thou" attitude
that athletic scholarships
are a somehow immoral
American intrusion into
the Simon-pure Canadian
way of life, and
2) The lack of funds for the
instituting of this type of
Consider the situation in the
Canadian hockey system.
This is the system which
has produced all-time great
Gordie Howe, who didn't go
past the ninth grade and Toronto's exciting Eddie Shack,
who couldn't even read and
signed his name with an "X".
All over "untainted" Canada, 15-year-olds are being
placed in high-pressure pro
camps and are literally being
forced to quit school.
The only glimmers of hope
for improving this shameful
situation have only recently
come to the fore. They are
the wave of enthusiasm for
hockey in U.S. colleges many
of which offer academically-
inclined pucksters athletic
scholarships, and the efforts
of UBC's own Father David
Bauer. Bauer feels, unlike
many Canadians, that academics and athletics can and
should be combined.
"Hockey bum" is a well-
known term in Canada while
basketball and football bums
are practically unheard of in
the U.S. As U.S. basketball
and football testifies, sport
scholarships enable athletics
to be the wholesome and respected aspect of life that it
should be.
It has also been said that
we are too poor to be able to
afford this type of scholarship.
Not even considered is the
fact that athletics could -become a lucrative source of income.
Students feel that with
scholarships and a consequently greatly improved standard
of play, UBC could draw
enough fans to' break even
and make profits.
The attitude expressed in
Tuesday's editorial is an example of the pessimistic, ultra-conservative cow a r d i c e
that keeps UBC in the Dark
EDITOR: Donls Stanley
meet Birds
Well, what do you know,
it's January 23 already. It's already a month from Christmas. And at least three weeks
since New Year's Eve.
And over two months since
the WCIAA basketball schedule commenced.
Two months! A lot of basketballs have gone through the
hoop since last November. A
lot of whistles have been
blown. A lot of sweat has run.
And a lot of Ubyssey basketball columns have been pasted
on bathroom walls.
All these startling events
have occurred, yet War Memorial Gym has not seen a single
conference game.
Well, this weekend Thunderbird coach Peter Mullins will
re-introduce his athletes to
their gym. Oh, It's true, the
Birds practice there, but a gym
has a different personality
under game conditions.
This weekend the last place
University of Alberta-Calgary
Dinosaurs stumble across the
Rockies to help UBC warm up
for its upcoming series with
For those of you who do not
understand French, and want
something to do this weekend
instead of laughing at London,
come and laugh at Calgary
both Friday and Saturday.
Rugger Yanks clash
with ruggah Birds
rugby   teams   face   rugged   competition
enter series
Soccer schedule for this
weekend is Saturday the Birds
meet the Italio-Canadians in
Mclnnes Field.
Sunday the Braves meet
Croatia at Templeton North.
Sunday at 11 p.m. the Tomohawks meet Columbia in the
first leg of the first round of
the Inter-City Junior League,
Jim Seggie Cup championships.
The Tomohawk game is in
McBride Park.
Amazing, isn't- it?
LONDON, Ont. (CUP) —
Students at Western have asked for 60 "handsome virile
sons of the sod" to try to replace bed-pushing by Volkswagen-Carrying.
Thunderbirds travel to Bellingham for a game against
Western Washington and the
Braves stay at home for a
game against University of
Both American teams are
well padded with football
players turned rugby players
and will be heavier than the
UBC teams.
Coach Albert Laithwaite
feels the teams will be able to
make up the size difference
with speed and superior rugby
But the teams will be weakened because seven players
will be attending the trials for
selection of the under-25 team
to play the New Zealand All-
Fred Sturrock, Gary Rowles,
Cliff Moore, Tim Cummings,
Dick Hayes, Mike Judd and
captain John Grange will be
left at home for the under-25
team trials. (Four are pictured
Players will be moved
up throughout the five team
rugby system to fill in the gaps
on the Braves and Birds who
are both first division teams.
In their last game against
the Trojans Saturday the
Birds won 16-10. Dave Gayton
scored two tries while Ernie
Puil and Bob McKay scored a
try each. Mike Cartnell made
two converts.
The Braves won 6-5 over
West Van. Barbarians in their
last game with Bob McGavin
and Rick Leckie scoring ties.
For the Birds the Western
Washington game is the first in
a series of exhibition games to
prepare   them  for   the   World
Cup Series.
First World Cup game is
February 22 against U. of California in California.
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Pago 7
Social work dilemma
Needs outstrip capacity
UBC can't produce enough
social workers to meet the
needs of the community, says
the director of UBC's School
of social work.
Professor William Dixon
said: "All graduate schools of
social work are getting very
high enrolments but they will
not be able to meet the demands for trained personnel
for years to come."
The situation is the same all
over Canada and the United
States, he said.
According to Professor Dixon, all provinces must therefore have in-service (non-professional) training programs
for auxiliary social workers.
"The Provincial Department of Social Welfare should
increase numbers appreciably
of its in-service trained staff
so that it can reduce case
loads throughout the province," he said.
Professor Dixon emphasized the need for more
schools of social work
throughout Canada.
This is under consideration
at present, he said, particularly in Alberta.
UBC's school of social work
is the largest graduate school
in Canada. It was one of the
first professional schools
established on campus and it
has been a leading force in
the establishment of professional standards of social
work in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and B.C.
"Virtually all top professional leadership of major departments and agencies in
these provinces are graduates
of this school", said professor
At present, there are 123
full-time students at UBC's
school and 18 part-time students.
Prospective social workers
should  have  a   natural  a.pti-
. . . same all over
tude for dealing with problems of other people, he said.
"We think that training will
enhance this natural aptitude
but we can't manufacture aptitude if it doesn't exist," said
Professor Dixon.
Accepted education for the
social work profession is two
university years of graduate
study. This includes lectures,
field instruction, and a research project or thesis, leading to the MSW degree.
UBC's school of social work
offers a generic program, Professor Dixon said. "We don't
try to train people to specialize. We try to produce well-
rounded social workers, able
to function in any job."
UBC's School of Social
Work co-operates closely with
Vancouver social agencies in
providing field placements
for students.
The student's total development and his ability to relate
classroom material to practical work are closely observed, said Professor Dixon.
A student obtains his
B.S.W. in one year.
The second year of the program leading to the M.S.W.
degree includes advanced
work in social work methods,
emphasis on teaching of administration, an advanced
course in human growth and
behavior and other theoretical and practical courses.
Social work is one of the
most mobile professions in
Canada and the United States,
according to Professor Dixon.
"For every graduate," he
said, "there are probably ten
The level of pay for social
workers is rising but still must
be improved, he said. A social worker with his master's
degree would probably earn
$5,000 a year, to start.
Social work is a new profession but it is rapidly developing, he said.
He said President Johnson's
speech in which he declared
an attack on poverty in the
United States is indicative of
the trends in society, and further, society is becoming increasingly interested in deviant behavior and what
prompts it.
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Thursday, January 23,  1964
'tween classes
Flickers spotlight East
Far East Week presents a
selection of short films on
China and Japan today at
noon in Bu.  106.
• •    •
Claude C o r b e i 1, Canadian
baritone, sings in a Canada
Council University concert,
Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 12:30 p.m.
in Frederic Wood Theatre.
• •    •
Chris Trower, business agent
for the Amalgamated Clothing
Workers, speaks on labor-management relations today at
12:30, Bu. 104.
• •    •
Peter Auxier and Dan Mc-
Leod present the first in a
series of noon hour poetry
readings 12:30 Friday in Bu.
• •    •
The film 'Romeo and Juliet'
will be shown in the Auditorium today at 3:45, 6:00 and
8:00 p.m. Admission 50c.
• •    •
General meeting today Bu.
220 at noon concerning Carnival Dance.
• *    •
Dr. Wong speaks on "The
Federation of Malaysia". Today at noon, Upper Lounge
IH house.
Envoy opens
Japan Seminar
His excellency, Nobuhiko
Ushiba, ambassador from
Japan will lecture on Japanese foreign policy Friday,
Jan. 24 at 8:00 p.m. in Freddie Wood Theatre.
His lecture will officially
open a weekend seminar on
the new Japan.
First lecture is free to students on presentation of
A special student rate of
$3.00 is available to those
students who wish to continue attending the seminar
for the rest of the weekend.
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and axe - grinding group
meeting (naturally) on Sundays, call Tony at RE 1-5504.
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Dr. Pat Taylor, physics professor, speaks on "The Relevance of the Church to the
Student" Friday noon in Bu.
Four discussion groups —
open groups for those wishing
to discuss questions of Christian Unity. Chaired by University Chaplains. Today noon
in Bu. 315, 317, 319 and 321.
A United Prayer Service
Friday noon in Bu. 100.
• •    •
Last -minute tickets—Special
student passes available AMS
office or Special Events —
Brock Extension.
• •    •
Applications are invited for
the position of summer Symposium Committee Chairman.
Apply Box 146 AMS by Jan.
• •    •
Inter Faculty Debating Competition Aggies vs. Artsmen
Friday noon in Bu 217. Resolved  that   "Liquor  is  Quicker."
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