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Array THE UBYSSEY
Vol. LIX, No. 64
VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 1977   °dg*»4S    228-2301
—matt king photo
UBC RUGBY PLAYER, easily identifiable because he has the ball, evades attempted tackle by Long Beach
player in "World Cup" rugger match Thursday. Thunderbirds creamed them 35-13. (Story P. 23)
'Bent Tyrant's' dream comes true
By SUEVOHANKA
One of Brent Tynan's fondest
dreams came true Thursday.
Tynan, Alma Mater Society
director of services for the past
year, was elected chairman of the
student administrative commission Thursday — a position he
has coveted for some time.
Only minutes after his narrow
victory, Tynan's gold-colored
nameplate moved from his
lirector of services office to the
ldjoining SAC chairman's office.
Tynan has made no secret of his
desire to chair SAC. He apparently
sees the position in the terms it is
described in the AMS constitution
- as the single liaison between
.her SAC commissioners and the
tudent representative assembly.
Although SAC is technically the
administrative body of the AMS
which is supposed to administer
the day-to-day business of the
organization and leave policy
decisions to the SRA, some of
Tynan's actions during the last
year have clearly challenged the
separation between administrative
and policy decisions.
And his actions and the way they
have been carried out have earned
him the nickname of "Bent
Tyrant" among some of the people
affected by his decisions.
In the last year, Tynan, in his
supposedly administrative role as
services director, has directly
.hallenged political, policy
tecisions by:
• throwing a birthday party for
himself and his friends, complete
with disco, in the Pit;
• spearheading a move which
evicted the former women's office
from SUB on the grounds it wasn't
a constituted AMS club; and
• attempting to force The
Ubyssey to run CBC advertising
after the paper had decided to
boycott CBC ads for political
reasons.
Although the SRA decided at its
Thursday meeting to have Tynan's
tenure as SAC chairman ratified in
September, some of Tynan's
questionable actions in the past
have occurred during the summer
— or at least, when students and
The Ubyssey weren't around to
keep track of them.
For example, last May 29, Tynan
held a birthday party for himself
and about 100 friends in the Pit,
after "informing" the Pit manager
that it would include a disco night.
In a later confidential commission report, it was made clear
that Tynan had been advised that
holding his party "was outside the
normal procedure," and "constituted an unauthorized use of the
student union building."
In September, when Tynan's
birthday party gained publicity,
several SRA representatives
termed it "an abuse of power"
because it was an action that
students cannot do themselves.
Tynan argued then that he was
only wrong in the sense that a lot of
people were upset, and denied that
he abused his privileges.
Tynan's    next    controversial
action began June 29, when he
spearheaded a SAC motion to evict
the women's office staff from their
office in SUB 230, despite the fact
that no new use had been found for
the office.
Some SRA members criticized
him for taking the decision during
the summer, when very few of the
people affected by it would be on
campus to fight it.
In September, Tynan said the
women were evicted because the
women's office did not constitute a
club, and  the AMS  constitution
See page 20: TYNAN
Big Block club
discriminates
By COLLEEN EROS
The UBC rowing club's Big Block
banquet was the scene of "a gentle
protest" by 44 men against barring
women team members from the
banquet, coach Al Morow said
Wednesday.
The team members came to the
March 10 banquet wearing red
armbands to protest the exclusion
of the team's five women members, he said. The banquet is
traditionally a "stag" affair.
The women are the team's
coxswains andsit at the back of the
boats to keep time for the rowers.
Although the women are active
participants in the team, they are
not recognized by the men's or
women's athletic association, and
so are not eligible for Big Block
awards. The awards are given out
for outstanding athletic performance.
The men's athletic association
has invited women to join men's
teams, but the women's
association has not shown the same
courtesy, men's athletic director
D. K. Moore said.
Big Block club president John
Bilingsly agreed with Modre.
But coxswain Lona Smith said if
theteam is strictly male according
to its constitution, it should stay
that way.
"If they're going to make a rule
they should stick with it and not
allow any women to join the team
at all," she said.
"One thing that bothers me is
that I'm recognized as far as I'm
an asset to the team yet I receive
no formal recognition. They can't
expect to use me all year and then
not recognize me," she said.
Smith said she pays membership
fees but generally is not included in
activities the funds are used for.
But her expenses for the team's
trip to San Diego next month will
be paid from team funds, she said.
But Bilingsly said he does not
think the team should pay Smith's
travel expenses because the
budget does not allow for women's
expenses.
The Big Block club has
jurisdiction over many team activities. They have been confronted
with this controversy in previous
years but no changes were made
because of lack of interest and
See page 2: BIG
Upset tummies
mar Aggie feast
By MARCUS GEE
The Boundary Health Unit is
investigating a case of food
poisoning that affected up to 100
agriculture students and
professors after a faculty club
banquet last Friday.
Student agriculture representative Marilyn Hynes said Thursday
one-third to one-half of the 275
guests at Friday's agriculture
undergraduate society graduation
banquet — including assistant
dean J. F. Richards and the family
of dean W. D. Kitts — came down
with food poisoning during the
weekend.
Agriculture student Phil
Johnson, former chairman of the
student administrative commission, said the health unit was called
in Tuesday after many students
complained of vomiting and intestinal, cramps.
"On Sunday afternoon I began to
get intestinal pains — I thought I
was getting the flu. Then I got
really sick, vomited all night and
had hallucinations."
Johnson said although many
students and profs got sick most of
the guests at the head table of the
$12.50-a-plate banquet — including
administration president Doug
Kenny, former administration
president Walter Gage, former
B.C. agriculture minister Dave
Stupich and dean Kidd — suffered
no ill effects. Of the head table
guests, only Richard became ill.
Despite Hynes' estimates,
faculty club assistant manager
Michael Rose said Thursday only
"the odd one or two" of the guests
were affected.
And Rose said he doubts the
poisoning originated in the club
because it brings in fresh food
every day. The banquet was a
buffet consisting of coldcuts and
salads.
"Nearly all the food is really
fresh. We don't do much ordering
in bulk."
Rose would not say who the
club's food supplier is and faculty
club manager Richard Hansen was
unavailable for comment.
Sue Aikman, head of the health
unit investigation, refused to
release any information about the
investigation until the final report
is finished next week.
But she said the source of the
poisoning is "not necessarily" the
faculty club.
Johnson said health unit investigators have been asking
poisoned students to give them
fecal samples. He said the unit
tried to examine some of the food
offered at the banquet but most of
it had been thrown away.
None of the students affected
required hospitalization, he said.
And the AUS will probably not
take any action against whomever
is at fault for the poisoning, he
said. "It's just one of those things."
Black instructor's car burned
Canadian University Press
In what appears to be an incident of racist
harassment, the car of a Douglas College instructor
was set ablaze Wednesday night in the parking lot of
the college's New Westminster campus.
New Westminster police constable Jack Fordham
said Thursday there could be little doubt the fire was
deliberately set.
The car's owner, Bill Long, said Wednesday night
an anonymous telephone caller threatened Monday to
destroy the car.
Long, a black, 41-year-old athletic instructor, said
the phone call was one of many similar racist calls he
has received over the last two years.
He said he has received more than 100 of the calls to
his office at the college and to his home in Burnaby
since 1975.
The fire department was notified at 7:35 p.m. and
by the time the fire trucks arrived, the 1971 station
wagon was engulfed in flames. After the fire was
extinguished, the remains of a plastic jug were found
on the front seat.
Neither Burnaby RCMP or New Westminster
police have announced any suspects in the case, and
have refused to comment on the possibility of
Douglas College students being involved.
Long said the threatening phone calls began in the
summer of 1975 when he was a coach of the New
Westminster Royals baseball team.
The caller threatened the lives of his family and
letters have been sent to Douglas College principal
George Wootton demanding that Long resign.
Last summer, Long coached a junior league
baseball team in Richmond, "to help break down the
race barrier that divides the local sports community," he said.
During that time the threats increased, and Long
has since restricted his activities in junior sports.
Long has been "maintaining a low profile" during
the last few months, but last night he admitted; "The
guy is winning." Page  2
THE
UBYSSEY
Friday, March 25,  1977
Slams cutbacks
SFU vice-pres quits
Canadian University Press
The Simon Fraser University
administration vice-president in
charge of student services has
resigned, saying "services that
make this university a human
place will suffer" because of
cutbacks.
However, Stan Roberts said
Wednesday his resignation, effective May 31, had nothing to do
with cutbacks. He is leaving his
post to head the Canada West
Foundation, a western provinces
lobbying organization.
Asked if he is concerned with
possible cutbacks in departments
he has developed in the past few
years, Roberts said: "Yes, over
the long run I think that's what is
going to happen.
"At least half of what a person
learns at university is acquired
outside of classes," he said. "All
the services that make this
university a human place will
suffer."
Although the latest university
budget did not prompt his
resignation, Roberts said he is
"very often upset with the way
budgets are presented."
"I don't think enough people
have information," he said. "Too
much of it is kept under wraps.
"I've   never   known   a   situation
where the student newspaper The
Peak has been able to disclose
accurately how funds have been
disbursed throughout the
university."
Roberts expressed optimism
about the recent SFU board of
governors agreement to seek input
into the budget and share in-,
formation with the community.
"The president was asked for
information and she agreed to
supply it at the next board
meeting," he said. "That's the sort
of disclosure I'm in favor of."
Administration presideat
Pauline Jewett has indicated
Roberts will not be replaced, instead, some of his duties will be
assigned to his assistant and others
to herself.
Roberts said the breakup of the
university services department
was a pragmatic decision. "One of
the problems is that I was doing so
many different things, and it's
difficult to fill that position with
just one person."
The university services
department was responsible for
health services, counselling, on-
campus housing, daycare,
financial aid and fund raising.
Roberts recently negotiated a $15
million loan from the Central
Mortgage   and    Housing    Cor-
Big Block discriminates
From page 1
support by students, Bilingsly said.
Stag Big Block banquets are
tradition and Bilingsly said he
wants it to stay that way.
"Once you open the banquet up
its going to snowball into a mixed
affair. If you invite women team
members then girlfriends and
wives will also want to be included," he said. "Then the
tradition will be broken, something
I really wouldn't like to see."
Bilingsly also said if the team
becomes      constitutionally
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recognized as a mixed team the
Alumni Association will not allow it
as generous a budget and said he
believed the team will then
eventually die.
"Protesting is no solution to the
problem," Morrow said. He will
present a proposal to the Big Block
club regarding women team
members' rights for recognition by
the men's or women's athletic
association, he said.
"Personally I don't want to see
women at the Big Block banquet,"
confessed   Bilingsly.
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THE
UBYSSEY
Page 3
Faculty renegotiating wages
By KATHY FORD
UBC's Faculty Association is
currently renegotiating a wage
agreement that initially awarded
faculty members an alleged 11.7
per cent salary increase.
dumps on
dull cursing
The English language is suffering from poor quality swearing,
Greek historian Geoffrey
Woodhead said Thursday.
Woodhead was speaking in
Buchanan on swearing in ancient
Greece.
"By comparison, our swearing is
quite lacking in vividness and
imagination," he said, discussing
the relationship between ancient
and modern modes of swearing.
Woodhead deplored the current
use, "In an adjectival sense," of a
four letter noun for sexual activity.
Such a usage, he said, has an oppressive barrenness about it.
Woodhead urged that we take
our example from the ancient
Greeks and try to upgrade our
swearing. "Outpourings of overworked sensibility" must not be
allowed, he added with a tone of
caution.
To support his thesis he cited
examples from classical literature
and evidence from archaeology
showing the richness of classical
swearing.
"Swearing was a solemn occasion having deep religious
overtones," he said.
Besides the use of swearing in a
judical sense — making treaties
and wills — swearing had many
uses which are still continued, he
added.
Woodhead classified swearing in
a number of categories and
identified them in modern use.
There is the oath affirmative (as
God is my witness), the oath in-
vocative (God help me), the oath
damnative (God damn you), and
finally the oath descriptive
(your're a God-damned liar), he
said.
The Greeks had a much larger
pantheon of gods to swear to,
Woodhouse said.He suggested part
of our current lack of expression is
caused by a shortage of gods. We
only have one God to swear to, he
said.
Woodhead also read a Roman
oath of allegiance to the state and
suggested that Canada should
require the same of its citizens.
Everyone should stand up and be
counted occasionally, he said.
Woodhead's lecture was funded
by the Cecil and Ida Green visiting
professorship funds.
AMS seeks
extension of
Pit hours
The Alma Mater Society has
applied to the Liquor Administration Branch for a liquor
licence that would allow the Pit to
be open up to 14 hours a day.
If the application is successful,
the Pit will be open from 12 noon to
12 midnight Monday to Friday and
8 p.m. to midnight Saturday.
The Pit now operates under an
unusual special occasions permit,
identical to the one-day permits
. required for parties and dances,
except that the Pit's permit must
only be renewed once a year.
The nature of the Pit did not
make it eligible in the past for the
type of commercial licence it is
seeking under new liquor
regmations that come into effect
April \
The university's chief
negotiator, Charles Bourne, said
Thursday the association and the
administration have been
negotiating for about two weeks.
The association signed the initial
agreement last July, but because
the Universities Council of B.C.
allotted only $111.3 million to UBC
rather than the $129.8 million the
university requested, there is not
enough money in the new budget to
accommodate the original increase.
Faculty Association president
Leslie Crouch said the initial
agreement was signed early so the
university could include salary
costs in its budget request to the
Universities Council.
"Salaries have to be negotiated
in July of the preceding year for
input into the budget," he said.
"And it wasn't an 11.7 per cent
increase.
"It was more than 10 per cent,
but I'm sure it wasn't 11.7 per cent.
There were so many figures I can't
remember what the percentage
was."
Asked whether faculty members
are prepared to accept smaller
increases so students will not have
to face 25 per cent tuition fee increases, Crouch said: "you can
impute whatever you like."
"It's regrettable that they have
to go up, but tuition fees in B.C. are
the lowest in the country now.
Even with a 25 per cent increase
they'll still be low."
Bourne said negotiations might
last for another two to three weeks,
but would not comment on the
attitude of the faculty towards
cutbacks  and fee increases.
Moe Sihota, student board of
governors' member, said Thursday he has a hunch the increase
will be within the Anti-Inflation
Board's    guidelines    for    the
university. The guideline for
salary increases is currently eight
per cent.
" I think they should actually get
about one or two per cent less than
the amount recommended under
AIB guidelines, because the
overall effect this would have
would be to decrease the amount
fees will have to increase," he said.
Universities Council chairman
William Armstrong said if fees go
up, most of the increase in revenue
will be absorbed by faculty and
staff salaries, which account for 80
per cent of the university's expenditures.
Sihota said given the fact the
university is in a "mini-economic
crisis," all members of the
university must do their part in
helping to alleviate the crisis.
"Students are doing theirs," he
said. "In fact, students are being
asked to do more than their part.
"Not only are we being asked to
pay higher fees, but we are paying
more for less in terms of bigger
classes and cutbacks in
programs."
He said students have to make
"quite a sacrifice, but I don't think
it's much of a sacrifice for profs to
re-examine their demands and
help out students.
"We've got a responsibility on
the part of the students as student
reps to go to the Faculty
Association and ask them to
tighten their belts and recognize
the seriousness of the economic
problem at the university," he
said.
"Most faculty are well off,
especially compared to students. A
smaller increase in salary won't
affect their lifestyles very much,
but increased tuition fees will
substantially affect students'
lifestyles."
SUN   SOAKED  Wreck   Beach   provides  gorgeous  view  of  sea   and
mountains,   but   beach   remains  virtually  deserted  as students pop
—jon Stewart photo
No-Doze and cram for final exams.  Meanwhile,  beach prepares for
invasion   of  dazed   students to rip off clothes and descend on  it.
From sea to shining sea—fee protests go on
VICTORIA (CUP) — Some 200 protesting University of Victoria
students failed Monday to prevent a UVic board of governors decision to
increase tuition fees by 20 to 30 per cent.
Waving placards and chanting songs, about 100 students invaded the
board meeting after the larger group had stood outside in the rain vocally
protesting the threatened increases.
The board passed the increases anyway and recommended that
financial aid in the form of scholarships, bursaries, fellowships and job
placement assistance be improved and increased.
The fee schedule presented by administration president Howard Petch
was approved by the board, raising
tuition fees for most undergraduates to $36 per unit of credit
from $30, raising total tuition to
$540 from $428 per year.
Law school fees were raised 30
per cent to $658 from $506. All
graduate student fees will rise 25
per cent.
The increases are effective Sept.
1 this year.
In recommending the fee increase, Petch said UVic tuition
fees are among the lowest in
Canada and haven't been raised in
12 years. The consumer price index
has risen more than 76 per cent in
the same period, he said.
Petch said he had been against
the increases until it began to look
as if staff or salaries would have to
be cut back instead. "We have a
financial responsibility to the
students, but we also have an
educational responsibility," he
said.
"Inadequate staff is not the
answer."
UVic student senator Teresa
Karin presented the board with a
report on fat in the administrative
budget and with suggestions for
cutbacks in such areas as record
keeping staffing and publication
services.
Karin also suggested a delay in
tuition increase implementation
until such time as improvements
are made in the financial aid
provisions for students.
Hugh Stevens, a provincial
government appointee to the
board, was also in favor of seeking
out areas where savings could be
made in the budget.
"Often short term problems
arise and we can conceive long
term solutions," he said. "The
structures involved stay in place
long after they're needed," he said.
Stevens recommended a task force
to look into the matter of unnecessary costs.
Brian Gardner, UVic Alma
Mater Society president, said the
protest was a "great organizing
success for the AMS."
"The concerns we raised were
recognized by the board," he said.
"We pressed throughout the
campaign for increased financial
aid and were successful in having
attention focussed on that point."
HALIFAX (CUP) — Students from across Nova Scotia will march on
the legislature today to protest the recent government decision on funding of post-secondary education, student leaders decided Saturday in
Truro.
"The government has acted irresponsibly by not increasing funding by
the 11.5 per cent recommended by the Maritime Provinces Higher
Education Commission," Susan Kenney, Atlantic Federation of Students
official, said Monday.
The Council of Maritime Premiers will only increase university
operati ng grants by a n average of seven per cent.
"The universities need at least	
the 11.5 per cent increase, just to
maintain their present standards,
to say nothing of trying to catch up
with central Canada," Kenney
said. "Without the increase,
students will be faced with further
tuition hikes, larger classes, less
new books in university libraries,
fewer new courses, and less
teaching staff."
Low-income students will be
"even less able to afford the
already high cost of education."
"Maritime faculty are already
the lowest paid in Canada, and if
the universities can't pay them
what they deserve, the faculty will
look elsewhere. New faculty won't
even consider teaching in the
Maritimes," Kenney said.
Ronald Baker of Charlottetown,
chairman of the Association of
Atlantic Universities, said Monday
that students are "premature" in
their protest.
"I think protest is premature
until we know the size of the
provincial government's grants to
other government agencies," he
said.
"If the cutback is equitable, that
is, if everyone is being held back
funds, then it is hard to make a
special case for us.
"Once the other budgets are
known and it turns out that
universities are being treated
worse than other government
agencies, then there will be reason
for protest."
Miguel Figueroa, National Union
of Students Atlantic fieldworker,
called upon the government "to
prove that they're not insensitive
to the needs of post-secondary
education.
"This march should prove that
students arevitally concerned with
what would happen if universities
weren't funded adequately," he
said.
Dalhousie Faculty Association
president Roland Puccetti said
that he would take part in the
march, and that it was "quite
likely" the DFA executive would
support the march. The march
organizers have asked for the
support of faculty and university
support staff. Page 4
THE
UBYSSEY
Friday, March 25,  1977
It's time to go, Brent baby
We'll still have Brent Tynan to kick around.
This slimy AMS hack, known around SUB as "Bent
Tyrant," has slipped from appointed office to appointed
office, and now he's snuck into one more.
It is interesting to note that Tynan recently met defeat in
his one and only try at elective office, that of commerce rep
on the student representative assembly.
In the past year, Tynan has been well known as the Alma
Mater Society's director of services, in effect, the fuehrer of
SUB.
While holding that office, Tynan decided he should
celebrate his success in style — so he arranged for 100 of his
friends to show up one Saturday night at the Pit at what was
ostensibly a CITR disco.
As the controversy over the birthday party swirled,
Tynan prepared a secret report on the women's office. A few
weeks later, the women's office disappeared from SUB after
several years there.
Brent Tynan presided over the eviction, which
conveniently occurred while students were away last summer.
As director of services, he had tremendous influence over
the student administrative commission, the administrative
arm of the AMS.
He used his influence in January to have SAC ask The
Ubyssey to refer any rejections of advertisements to SAC.
The action followed The Ubyssey's rejection of a CBC ad
after Canadian University Press voted to ask its members not
to run CBC ads because of its discrimination against gay
people.
This was a totally uncalled for and improper action on
SAC's part and it was overturned by SRA shortly afterward.
As returning officer the year before, Tynan refused to
pay students who had worked in a board of governors
election until he had made an agreement to his satisfaction
with the registrar.
But that problem, and that decision, should have been
left to the student council — not Tynan.
He is now in name what he was in fact — chairman of the
student administrative commission.
In the past year, SAC, and Tynan, were known for
grabbing as much power as they could — even if it was clearly
outside their jurisdiction.
And it is well known that Tynan's five-year plan, which
ends with him sitting on the board of governors, calls for him
to be SAC chairman this coming year.
A person with a record like this, and with an attitude like
this, should not be allowed to hold a position of such
importance.
Brent Tynan should step down from his new position, or
failing that, SAC should select a new chairperson.
We'd much rather have somebody eise to kick around —
somebody who won't kick around the students.
Bitches, please
The work of the Ubyssey staff doesn't stop when the
.last issue of the term comes out.
This summer, we will be working on several things in
preparation for next year, one of them being a review of
The Ubyssey's circulation around campus.
If you work or study in a building which does not get
delivery of The Ubyssey, or gets inadequate service, please
let us know before we change our dropoff points next fall.
All suggestions, submissions or complaints should be
sent in written form to The Ubyssey, room 241 K, SUB.
THE UBYSSEY
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MARCH 25, 1977
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the AMS
or the university administration. Member, Canadian University
Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary
and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in room 241K of the
Student Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301;
Advertising, 228-3977.
Co-Editors: Sue Vohanka, Ralph Maurer
In tne beginning there was Matt King. And Marcus Gee was without
form, but with void, and darkness lay on the face of Sue Vohanka. And
Verne McDonald said "Let there be Colleen Eros," and he saw Merrilee
Robson, and she was good (for a change). And Bruce Baugh divided Gray
Kyles and Chris Gainor and called them Kathy Ford and Ralph Maurer.
Then Heather Waiker separated Geof Wheelwright from Jon Stewart, and
Terry Ades from Dick Bale. And the beasts of the field, Shane McCune,
Tom Barnes and Paul Wilson, were created. And Maureen Curtis begat
Doug Rushton, and lived to regret it. And David Morton begat Amanda
King and refused to legitimize all the other begatees. And Larry Green
rested, even though it wasn't Sunday. And Will Wheeler created the
bicycle. And Paisley Woodward created the department store, and
everybody groaned. And Steve Howard organized the whole thing, and
hoped it would turn into a taxi with a permanently-running meter.
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Letters
Morrison dialogue tiresome
In response to Lance Morrison's
letter in your March 17 issue, far
too much emotional rubbish is
spoken about liberation
movements which he calls "black
terrorist groups." So far, he has
done a good job at misinforming
the UBC community.
His portrayal of the present
situation in Shaba province (former Katanga) was false and
hypocritical and has shown how
ignorant he is of the present
situation in that part of Africa.
The problem in Zaire goes as far
back as July 11, 1960, when Moise
Tshombe, freshly elected president
of Katanga province, solemnly
declared Katanga a sovereign and
independence state. "We appeal,"
he said, "to the whole free world,
and ask all to recognize in us the
right of every people to self-
determination."
In January, 1963, 30 months after
the declaration, the foreign
minister of Katanga province
informed the Belgian foreign
secretary (being a former colony
of Belgium), then Paul-Henri
Spaak, that they were "prepared to
proclaim to the world that the
Katanga  Secession was  ended."
During the period between the
two declarations, Katanga had
suddenly become a focal point of
world political conflict and still is
today.
I categorically deny the presence
of Angolan or any other foreign
troops on the side of the Katangese
at present. The present forces
fighting are leftovers of the
secessionist movement.
I find that this two-way dialogue
is quite tiresome. In order to put an
end to this two-way dialogue. The
Ubyssey could arrange a public
forum that would include
Morrison, myself and other interested participants. This, I
believe would give a change to the
university community to participate in the discussion of this
issue.
Joseph Blell
school of community and
regional planning
Apartheid defence feeble-minded effort
I have read Lance Morrison's
two recent letters to The Ubyssey
regarding Southern Africa with a
feeling of despair. I had hoped that
such feeble-minded apologies for
apartheid as he has offered had
disappeared.
Morrison's assertion that
Africans in Rhodesia have the
second highest living standard (for
Blacks) in Africa is both
questionable and irrelevant to any
discussion of the central problem
facing both Rhodesia and South
Africa.
He would not be comparing the
living standards of citizens of
different nations, he should be
comparing the standards of the
whites and blacks within Rhodesia
and South Africa! Only then will
the   injustice   of   the   apartheid
Quasis hit
After receiving my fifth parking
violation ticket for the offence of
parking "between the signs," I
have begun to question the role of
our guardians of justice here on
campus.
Are the campus cowboys nothing
more than a glorified force of
meter maids? Surely there must be
other duties they could pursue with
equal diligence.
Maybe the safety of female
students walking at night is
unimportant. Or, vandalism is just
good, clean fun. Foot patrols would
help alleviate both these problems
and could perhaps bring some
respect to the campus patrol that is
lacking now.
Jim Mclntyre
geography 3
system become apparent to people
of Morrison's ilk.
The argument that we must be
concerned about the so-called
Communist take-over of Africa is
twaddle.     It's    the    kind     of
Sex report
Have Pat McGeer's studies on
rats and sex overflowed to the
hicks of the prairies and the
women of B.C.?
A recent article in the Province
contains statistics compiled by a
government commission, dealing
with the sexual activity of men and
women across the country.
The 474-page report, which
probably cost the taxpayers a
couple of million bucks, states that
we as married men are not living
up to the standards established by
our single counterparts.
For those males of prairie
descent, and for the ladies of
beautiful B.C., you may rest easy,
according to the figures you are the
horniest people in the country!
Rolling right along, the figures
also indicate that students of
technical schools, mess around a
lot more than the hard core
university types.
What does this all mean? First,
we are out a couple of million
dollars. Secondly, if we wish to
remain competitive with the
prairie provinces, then productivity must be increased. Thirdly,
next time you go to bed, look
around, if you see a man with a
calculator, don't worry. He is
working for Statistics Canada.
Donald Thomson
physical education
smokescreen argument apartheid
apologists have used for years.
The most important issue for
South Africa is that a ruthlessly
oppressed people achieve their
immediate liberation. Once that
has happened can the Africans
discuss the pros and cons of
Capitalism vs Communism.
Finally, Morrison's concern
about the spread of Communism
throughout the "free world" is
touching but naive. South Africa,
with its apartheid system, has
never been and is not now part of
that "free world."
Gray Kyles
arts 3
Bus needed
Now is the time to write and
demand a crosstown bus to UBC
from Burnaby municipal hall via
25th Avenue route.
Buses will be available this June
when the new BIF (Burrard Inlet
Ferry) will start operating. The
ferry will displace a minimum of 20
buses and we need only 10 buses for
the 25th Avenue crosstown bus.
Please sign the petition for the
bus at Speakeasy on the Main
Floor of the Student Union
Building. Speakeasy is also supposed to have all the current bus
timetables, but for some unknown
reason they don't.
Please send also individual
letters to your MLAs, MPs,
mayors and aldermen and to the
UBC board of governors who seem
to be concerned about parking
instead of pressuring the government for better transit.
Nathan Davidowicz
unclassified 5 Friday, March 25, 1977
THE
UBYSSEY
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Feds clamp down on immigrants
By LARRY BLACK
Canadian immigration policy
has always been dictated by the
economy, right from the country's
original settlement, down through
the Railroad Era to today.
Because just about everybody
knows it, the federal government
always looks a little ridiculous
when it tries to justify the "flip-
flop" lhat is immigration law, in
terms of higher planes of moral
and ethical righteousness.
Gone are the days when straight-
talkers like MacKenzie King would
lay the goods on the line. "No one
has the right to immigrate to
Canada," the old weirdo explained,
"we just grant certain people the
privilege."
Door closed
While King's diary lives on, so
too does his message, weathering
as it has the doldrums of recession
and the gales of economic "upswing."
Canada, once the expansive
breadbasket of' opportunity, has
shrivelled to a choked, clogged
lump of "economic uncertainty,"
and the government consequently
has offered up a new immigration
law, Bill C-24. The bill, designed to
help the authorities cut back on
social welfare costs while maintaining a "productive" reserve
labor potential, comes after three
years of meticulous moral
justification.
The first attempt at rationalizing
this complete break with the 1967
"open door" policy on immigration
was the infamous Green Paper of
February 1975, which drew flak
both for being racist and for
suggesting that immigrants should
be relegated to the meaner tasks of
the Canadian economy.
The second attempt, more
successful (probably because it
was published with less
brouhaha), was the Science
Council of Canada's scholarly
report released last summer. The
report, carrying with it the more
respectable reputation of the
"independent" council, suggested
the new tack that the immigration
apologists had discovered — drop
Blacfe is editor of the McGill
Daily student newspaper in
Montreal. This is reprinted from
the Daily through Canadian
University Press.
the most offensive discriminatory
bits, because what's really important is that we limit the numbers of people entering Canada.
This "new approach to Canada's
global relationship" proposed that
we could best alleviate the world's
"population problem" by exporting food, other goods and
technology, rather than by permitting uncontrolled immigration.
Mew bill
Canadians then seemed ready to
acept an alternative to the last
immigration law, which was
passed at a time when the country
was searching hard for a workforce in an expanding economy. So,
on Nov. 24 of last year, brand-new
immigration minister Bud Cullen
unveiled C-24.
C-24 aims to "foster the
development of a strong and viable
economy and prosperity for all
regions of Canada." Included in its
package are an apparently liberal
response to a UN convention on
political refugees, a whole new
section on the time-honored
"national security" and a redefinition of the "visiting"
laborer.
While the first two items mentioned are interesting new wrinkles
in the game, the classification of
worker immigrants as "visitors"
in the bill illustrates the worst, but
most important, aspects of the bill.
More so than in the past, these
people will not have the right to
work in Canada unless they obtain
a work permit before entering the
country. They will not have the
right to remain in Canada once
their permit has expired nor to
apply for permanent residence
while they are working here.
Most importantly, they will not
have the right to benefit from
social welfare programs —
unemployment, health insurance,
family allowance — although they
must contribute to these programs.
The costs of immigration, in
terms of social welfare, have been
high in ' the past few years,
although the government has
sought to limit the number of entries by extra-legal methods, such
as ministers' decrees. The
slackening of the economy, with
consequent unemployment,
usually means that it is the "new
Canadian" with little job security
whose job is among the first to go.
Unemployment insurance and
welfare, as inadequate as they are,
still cost the nation a bundle when
out-of-work figures hover around
12 per cent.
Canada, then, is moving increasingly to the European model
in which migrant workers,
generally without their families,
are permitted conditional entry.
When the boom falls out of the
continental economies, as it did
during the oil crisis, laborers are
deported en masse.
Canada's new bill introduces the
concept of "conditional acceptance" of immigrants — they
must accept to live in isolated
areas, or be content with less
prestigious jobs which Canadians
refuse.
Last   summer   prior   to   the
Olympics, the federal government
invoked extraordinary legislation,
in the form of the Temporary
Security Act (Bill C-85) which was
designed to grant Games security
forces the power to prevent
terrorism. At the time, the bill was
described as a measure to grant
powers similar to those under the
War Measures Act, without
stirring up citizens in other parts of
the country, as happened in 1970.
C-85 was allowed to expire in
December, but its "temporary"
nature is seemingly attached to its
name only. The new immigration
law, C-24 incorporates the same
measures and broadens the powers
under it to include the threat of
expulsion to all permanent
residents (i.e. landed immigrants).
Further, even permanent
residents can now be deported
after an appeal, by the minister
filing a "security certificate."
Immunity from deportation,
formerly achieved after five years'
residence, no longer will exist.
The section on political refugees
is particularly misleading, since it
appears to entertain the legal
obligations Canada assumed as a
signatory to a 1969 United Nations
convention relating to their status.
The bill, one Latin American
church group claims, "fails to
recognize the. special circumstances which make a refugee
a refugee." Under the bill,
refugees will have to satisfy the
same requirements as normal
immigration applicants.
Veiling a repressive security
measure, more plausibly directed
at situations such as October 1970,
under an immigration act probably
seems pretty crafty to the solicitor-
general. Citizens who might oppose
such impositions as the War
Measures Act, certainly appear to
be more disposed toward an immigration bill which apparently
blames outsiders for many of our
social ills.
The logic of the new bill wears a
little thin. Canada simply doesn't
want immigrants right now.
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The bill grants the right to arrest
without warrant to. every peace'
officer and immigration officer
in the country. Furthermore, the
minister of immigration and the
solicitor-general can "deport any
person, other than a permanent
resident or a Canadian citizen,
withnohearing," and without even
requiring either to offer an excuse.
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were, the Page Friday staff of 76-77. In the mundane
order of left to right were: Dick Bale, our import from
the lost land of Merrie England, Maureen Curtis, our
representative from Sanity, Shane McCune, who bit off
more than he could chew, Les Wiseman, performing the
redundant act of blowing out his brains with a raygun,
Larry Green, the token narcotics agent, Frank Kuerbis,
the adopted orphan in our unhappy family, and Ian
Morton, who was only there because his brother was
editor.
Stuck in the middle are the mommy and daddy,
munchkin   matron  Merrilee  Robson  and  father-figure
David Morton with his elegant pipe. Colleen Eros, the
baby of the family, who was much loved by the whole
staff, pouts in expectation of more.
Rightfully left to the bottom are: Greg Strong, enfant
terrible, Bruce Baugh, favorite son and heir-apparent,
Terry Ades, who lived on bread alone, and Will Wheeler,
who provided the bad influence for the rest of the
children.
Verne McDonald and Gray Kyles were off sulking
from their election loss with David Jordan, who was
covering a kazoo symphony concert in Pango Pango.
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By DICK BALE
I finally decided' that what
constitutes the essential joy of
travel is the complete elimination
of routine. Travel elevates the
habitually mundane to a level of
utmost importance. Even going to
the bathroom can be ten times
more interesting than at home (on
a French train, for example).
For me, a male degenerate with
no self-respect, hitchhiking is the
only way to travel. It's fast, it's
cheap, it's enjoyable and it's
educational. There is no other way
of meeting so many different types
of peopleona one-to-one basis. And
I know of no other relationship in
which people talk so openly about
themselves, their beliefs, their
experiences.
Most North Americans want to
travel in Europe. But if you're
going to hitchhike it's probably a
good idea to get in some experience
at home first. And in these days of
national identity crisis, it's
becoming culturally chic to go
down the road in search of Canada.
Equally interesting, however, is
that great elephant lying immediately to the south. Many
Canadians seem to regard the
United States as being one huge
garbage dump, but that's about as
ignorant as saying Canada is all ice
and snow. The U.S. is in fact a very
beautiful and fascinating country
to travel in.
You have to be resourceful and
not too much of a luxury-lover to
hitchhike. Carrying your own food
is the cheapest and most nutritious
way of eating. When you're on a
highway you tend to be restricted
to variations on a hamburger
unless you have your own.
It's also advisable to carry a tent
and especially a sleeping bag for
those inevitable nights when you're
going to be stuck halfway between
here and there. It's a lot easier to
keep the things you carry down to a
minimum. Drivers, also, are
discouraged by people standing
beside a pile of bags bigger than
themselves.
A fairly clean appearance helps
in getting rides. So does a sign. And
it also helps not to smoke. These
may seem like small details, but
after you've been picked up three
times in one day by people who
say, "I don't normally pick up
hitchhikers, you know," you begin
to wonder.
The next biggest problem is
where to stay. If you have a tent,
there are plenty of campgrounds
around. Canada in the summer has
an excellent system of government-run youth hostels. They are
very cheap, well-run, clean and
usually a lot of fun. Most have "no
dope and no alcohol" rules, but this
varies with different hostels.
Quebec has its own system of
hostels which is even better than
other systems in the country. In the
Gaspe I even got a room to myself
for a couple of bucks. Newfoundland also has a few hostels of its
own. The most interesting of these
are "mini-hostels" which are
private homes in the outports. But
you don't really need a place to
stay in Newfoundland. The people
are so hospitable you'll probably
get invited to stay with someone
for as long as you want.
The United States, however, has
no such system. Similarly, hitchhiking does tend to be frowned
upon. California is the worst state.
They will fine you $50 for hitchhiking on the highway. In
Delaware they pick you up and
take you the opposite way you're
going as far as the state line. So
obviously the thing to do is to wait
until a highway cop comes along
and hitch in the wrong direction.
It must be realized that it's for
your own safety that hitchhiking is
illegal on the freeway. In rural
areas where there is little traffic,
or in the middle of the desert, cars
won't stop to tell you to move.
(Except in Nebraska which is
boring anyway.) If they do stop,
the best thing to do is to play the
dumb Canadian and insist that it's
legal to hitchhike in Canada.
Accommodations in the U.S. are
not cheap. Again, camping is the
best bet. The climate tends to be
warmer than Canada's, so sleeping
out is easier. This can be particularly beautiful in the desert for
example, but can also be
dangerous.
There are a number of
reasonably priced YMCAs and
youth hostels, as well as a couple of
budget motel chains, like Days Inn
and Motel 6. A good place to look
during the summer is fraternity
houses. They are normally helpful
and often have beds to rent.
The most interesting parts of
Canada are in the east. Quebec, la
belle province, is a fascinating
place to visit from a cultural and
scenic point of view. But it helps if
you can speak French especially if
you are hitchhiking. The
Madeleine islands are an isolated
part of Quebec rarely visited by
Anglo-Canadians. Inhabited by
alcoholics who speak an incomprehensible dialect, the islands are
beautifully desolate.
The Martimes are pretty and
provincial,     are     worthwhile
MOUNT McKINLEY ... one of the sights in America
travelling through. The Maritime
view of Canada is strikingly different from that of both the west
and Ontario. Tie Acadians, largely
ignored in the publicity which
Quebec has received of late, are
just as aware of their culture as the
Quebecois.
All Maritimers are friendly and
willing to talk about their province.
Unfortunately the Maritimes is
riddled with silly tourist attractions like Moncton's Magnetic
Hill and St. John's Reversing
Falls. But they are good for a
laugh.
If you get to Cape Breton Island,
be sure not to miss the Cabot Trail.
Hitching can take a long time since
it is mainly tourists that drive
around, but it's a nice place to be
stranded. The spectacular scenery
is reminiscent of Scotland.
Possibly the most interesting
province in the Confederation is
Newfoundland. On arrival you
immediately start measuring
people against your stereotypes.
The western part of the island is
fairly primitive; the poverty is still
evident. Hitching is good people
are unusually friendly. The outports are the most interesting and
also the most beautiful places to
visit.
The United States is a large
place and there are very many
worthwhile places to visit. New
York is a fairly hostile place to
transients, but Boston is far more
pleasant, despite what you might
hear about race riots. The biggest
thing to bear in mind when you are
travelling is not to believe what
other people say about a place, and
never succumb to your own
stereotypes.
For example, many people in the
northeast will tell you terrible
stories about the South without
ever having been there. Easy
Rider is a cultural myth which
became invalid several years ago.
The South is in fact about the
friendliest and most interesting
place in the States and hitching is
easy. But on the other hand there
are still pockets of rednecks living
a lifestyle that died out two
decades ago.
If you have any interest in music,
you should visit Nashville. Never
have I been in a place where I felt
so completely out of tune with the
people there. The world's worst,
and a few of the best make use of
the city's lavish recording
facilities. Singing truck drivers are
to be met in every bar. The whole
experience is like acting in a movie
that you never believed existed.
Oregon and Washington are
toned-down versions of beautiful
B.C., but still worthwhile visiting
for themselves. Oregon's beaches
in particular, are a must to the
hitchhiker.
California is probably the most
visited state by B.C. residents. It is
a state of great contrast. I find San
Francisco over-commercialized,
and most people find Los Angeles
revolting.
California can be the greatest
place to hitch about in, but it is not
the paradise it sometimes is made
out to be. The police hassle you
more than anywhere else and you
soon begin to believe that
America's most conservative
citizens live in southern California.
Wherever you go, hitching is
good in the United States. Even
Las Vegas, held by many to be an
ugly metaphor for America's worst
side, is now a friendly place. And
you can get the cheapest breakfasts in the whole of the North
American continent there.
Reformed Baugh wins
NASHVILLE .. . only in America? Pity!
ByANNA BANANA
Ubyssey Appointments Editor
A deranged Page Friday staff
has elected disco duck Bruce
Baugh as next year's editor.
Baugh, a reformed CITR radio
hack, is philosophy major and
professor emeritus at the
philosophy department of the
University of Walamaloo.
Rejoicing in his election victory
over Gray Kyles and Verne McDonald, Baugh said: "I think
therefore I am ... I think."
Baugh attributed his stunning
vie tory to his boyish good looks and
his firm belief in the Nietzschean
superman. "There's the winners
and the losers in this world," he
said. "I'm the former."
This year's PF editors, Merrilee
Robson and David Morton, called
the win a triumph for illogical
positivism. "Bruce is a true
Poofta," Morton said.
Baugh, 22, was arrested in late
1976 for displaying in a public place
a tattoo of Eric Clapton engraved
on his left buttock. "He's PF's first
groupie editor," Robson said. "He
makes Ken Dodd look exciting."
— matt king photo
DERANGED . . . Nietzchean superman Baugh
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Friday, March 25,  1977 'travel I
Alaska: buggy but beautiful
By MAUREEN CURTIS
If Robert Service doesn't give
you goosebumps, sit down. The
northern latitudes still require
resiliency and an adventurous
response from an individual. In
return, they offer something more
than a relaxing girl/guy chasing
vacation on Hawaiian beaches.
I'm not saying that Alaska and the
Yukon aren't relaxing. There's an
abundance of trees, lonely lakes,
barren mountains and a scarcity of
people. But if you're like me, you
need a goal, a destination or some
kind of project. If you like outdoor
activities, then you're in luck.
There are more fish than
fishermen up north. So your
chances are considerably improved. Even if you don't catch
anything, there's nothing like
drifting over the smooth icy water
— blissfully far from the
marauding mosquitoes waiting in
ambush on the shore. On the other
hand, success is great for the
morale. Check out some of the
locals and find out where fish have
been caught lately. Boats, unfortunately, are expensive to rent.
If you can, take one with you.
The north can satisfy the most
avid hiker. Mt. McKinley National
Park has a ranger station, a
campground and access to the
tallest mountain in North America.
Cars are prohibited past the campground, but there are free buses to
take you through the park, stopping at the camping and hiking
areas along the way. As a rule, the
closer you get to the actual
mountain the poorer visibility
becomes. However, the drive is
beautiful and usually assures you
glimpses of moose, caribou and
bears.
By the way, if you want to get
away from Vancouver's rain,
Alaska is not the place to go. They
get even more than we do. Many
ALASKA ... . big mountains attract little men
nights I woke up to find myself
floating out of the tent in a soaking
sleeping bag. It can also get pretty
hot in the summer. To combat the
frequent changes in temperature
put on jeans, T-shirt, a flannel
shirt, a sweater and a jacket in the
morning, and peel gradually as the
day progresses. The days are long.
Often I would lie in my tent waiting
for the sun to go down at 11:30 p.m.
It rises again at 3:00 a.m.
Getting up there is the problem.
Mile Zero of the Alaska Highway
begins at Dawson Creek. There the
pavement ends and gravel begins.
A wire screen must be erected to
protect the windshield of your car,
because oncoming vehicles kick up
stones. Each vehicle leaves a long
wake of dust clouds. Unless you
want to stop and let it settle, you
must memorize the road ahead
before the encounter. In spite of
precautions we were forced off the
narrow highway by a truck. In
Alaska the roads are paved, but the
winters have added potholes and
frost boils to compensate. It is
easier, but more expensive, to take
the ferry up the coast.
There's culture up there. In the
Yukon I discovered a Canadian
heritage to which I had never been
exposed. The Yukon was once the
scene of the Gold Rush. Go to
Carcross and visit the graves of
Dawson Charlie, Skookum Jim and
Kate Carmack. The miners would
make their way from Skagway
over the Chilcoot Pass and stop in
Carcross to build the paddlewheels
and rafts that would take them to
Whitehorse.
Carcross still has the original
train station, hotel and general
store. On one side of the river
deserted houses and cabins eerily
totter. On the other side, new
cabins are being built. Nearby is
the ChilkootPass, reputedly a good
hike. During the Gold Rush the
Mounties required every man to
pack in a year's supplies. Abandoned freight and bones of dead
horses can be seen from the trail.
But even in August warm clothing
is necessary. As one old timer in
red underwear and suspenders
said, "warm water don't flow out
of the north pole. Turn your socks,
because the prespire (sic) seals in
the heat."
To get into the gold rush mood,
visit the McBride Museum and see
the Frantic Follies in Whitehorse
before you go on to Dawson City.
The latter is the home town of
Pierre Berton and sometime
residence of Robert Service.
Service had a snug little cabin set
into the hillside at the edge of town.
A young man stays there now and
recites Service's poetry to all who
choose to listen.
There is, as Service suggests,
something lonely and haunting
about the Yukon. The atmosphere
in Alaska is quitedifferent. As soon
as you cross the border you see
more vehicles, usually pickups, on
the road. Inside there will be two
men in rough clothing, or a man
and a woman in rough clothing.
Anchorage looks like any other
American city with its Mcdonald's
and Shakey's. But in will walk a
bearded man in overalls, followed
by a long-haired woman in a parka
and a small child in overalls. Most
of the people are young, and they
give the place a feeling of growth
and excitement. This is the last
frontier and they know it.
So grab your can of bug repellent
and be off if you've a mind. Just sit
down with some Robert Service
before you go. You may return
dirty, smelly, itchy and longing for
your stereo, but you'll soon get the
urge to go back. I did.
DALL SHEEP ... local fauna live it up
Newfies offer tasty moose meal
By AMANDA KING
Itwassixo'clock in the morning.
We strapped our gear to the
motorcycle and untied the ropes
securing it to the deck as our ferry
approached Port-aux-Basques,
Newfoundland. The ferry bumped
gently against the dock; slowly the
ramp descended to the wharf.
Port-aux-Basques was wrapped
in fog. The temperature was about
40 degrees F. The calendar said
mid-August; the sky was the grey,
cold color of mid-November.
Welcome to Newfoundland, the
sign said as we bumped off the
ferry.
We rode past mournful hills and
marshy grey lakes. We saw a few
cars, but no houses, no farms, no
people. We were wrapped in
sweaters, leather clothing and
electric vests, and still we shivered
under that lead-colored sky. Our
first gas station was a haven of
warmth and civilization.
At about 10 in the morning we
pulled into Cornerbrook, the only
large town on . Newfoundland's
west coast. We treated ourselves to
Bloody moose meat's so tough ya can't even cut the gravy.
a huge breakfast at the Holiday
Inn, and asked the waitress about
the weather.
"Oh," she said, "it was about 75,
80 degrees here a week ago. You
just missed it!"
Fifty miles from Cornerbrook we
found a roadside motel. We had put
about 250 miles behind us that
morning with only two hours sleep
on the ferry. We waited while a
woman cleaned our room, then
slept the rest of the day.
That night we ate soup so homemade we found bones, in it.
The sky was unchanged the next
morning; the temperature was, if
anything, colder. I was beginning
to pity myself for being there.
We rode fast, stopping only for
gas (at more than a dollar a
gallon!). We headed across the
northern part of Newfoundland,
and dipped southeastward toward
St. John's, the provincial capital.
We began seeing more evidences of
human life as the day wore on.
We made the mistake of stopping
at a doubtful-looking roadside
restaurant for lunch. The high
prices on the menu were not to be
believed. We saw that all hot foods
came with either French fries or
with "potatoes du jour." We
naively asked what "potatoes du
jour" were.
"Today it's French fries," the
waitress said firmly. We had a
choice then, French fries or
French fries. We chose French
fries.
This is not typical of Newfoundland food. Motorcycle trips often
turn out this way.
We arrived at St. John's in late
afternoon and were welcomed by
several dozen relatives (not all at
the same time). Before long we
were booked up for lunches and
dinners for the next three days. It
is difficult to curse Newfoundland
weather when the people themselves are so warm, friendly and
anxious to feed you.
St. John's is North America's
oldest city, founded in 1528. It is
snuggled up close to the harbor;
the old narrow streets weave
confusingly throughout town,
around small, steep hills and end
without warning. Newfoundland
drivers hurtle around corners and
cheerfully negotiate one-way
streets the wrong way.
No sane motorcyclist should take
his precious bike and skin
anywhere near St. John's.
Realizing this immediately we
borrowed a relative's car.
We saw much of the area when
we weren't getting hopelessly lost:
museums, fishing wharfs,
historical buildings, and jagged
coastlines bathed in golden sunsets. We stood on top of Cabot
Tower, St. John's most famous'
landmark, and saw the limitless
Atlantic stretching away — next
stop, Britain.
Some areas of the city over 200
years old are still standing. This is
quite a change for a Vancouverite
who is used to seeing old buildings
come, down every day. The people
of the Maritimes think highly of
tradition; Westerners don't understand that.
More about Newfie food: fortunately we didn't see a single
French fry during our stay in St.
John's, but we saw other dishes. A
favorite snack is bread dipped in
molasses. The tea is thick and
strong as tar. We were invited to a
moose dinner; other invitations
interfered and we never made it,
but we heard the stories of moose
wandering around St. John's, free
for the taking if one could arrange
a head-on collision.
Like British cooking,
Newfoundland   cuisine   is   good,
plain and solid.
One cousin treated us to a Newfie
traditional — fish and brewis. Salt
cod is boiled until fresh enough to
eat, hard tack is soaked until good
and mushy, and the whole thing is
smothered in liquid bacon fat. As
we ate our cousin apologized that
the fish was a little too fresh, while
I drank three glasses of water to
get rid of the salt taste.
After the meal our cousin appeared with a bottle of Newfoundland screech, dusted it off
lovingly, and said, "Now, me son,
if you can polish off an ounce of this
in one gulp, you'll be a real
Newfie."
Newfoundlanders swear
solemnly that screech is the
smoothest rum one can drink. It is
made by scraping the dregs from
rum barrels, adding sugar, and
fermenting the goo.
The rest of the food we ate in St.
John's was fairly conventional,
except for the gigantic amounts
served. I am convinced
Newfoundland hospitality is the.
best in North America but the
worst possible thing for one's
waistline.
Yet foodisa precious commodity
in Newfoundland, for almost
everything is shipped over from
the mainland. Very few things
grow in Newfoundland's hard,
rocky soil. Their food prices are
the highest in Canada.
When we left St. John's the
weather was beautiful and sunny;
a mild breeze ruffled the marshy
blue lakes. We rode along winding
roads lined with beautiful scenery,
heading southwest to the port of
Argentia, where we were to take an
18-hour ferry trip back to Nova
Scotia.
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Picture of Paris pleases
By COLLEEN EROS
Sidewalk cafes, steaming cafe au
lait and crepes suzette in Grande
Marnier; an old woman in the
street selling roasted chestnuts;
the organgrinder of Mont-
parnasse . . . these are some of'
the most vivid memories of Paris
life.
Painters and musicians in
Montmartre are as much a part of
Parisienne scenery as the
traditional trademark of this city,
the Eiffel Tower.
The aura of fascination and
intrigue associated with the Eiffel
Tower barely stimulated enough
energy in my right index finger to
depress the camera shutter button.
This monument, though, was not as
uninspiring or disappointing as the
sight of a MacDonald's restaurant
on the Champs Elysees! At least
the Eiffel Tower was typically
French! The heights of Montmartre did fulfill my expectations
of the charm said to prevail in
Paris.
A stairway ascending Montmartre leads to Sacre Coeurs; an
enormous, haunting cathedral at
the peak of the hill.
Lining the stairway are forsythia
trees that accent the gray Paris
sky with brilliant yellow blossom.
March weather here is as moody
and unpredictable as in Vancouver.
Immediately having descended
to the bottom of the hill,-one is
swallowed into a maze of cobblestone streets. Mopeds and small
cars weave between the crowds -of
people milling around exposed
store fronts. From these stores,
merchants' goods flow onto the
sidewalk. The street musicians
song, the painters exhibits, and the
aroma of bakery goods flood your
senses. You are drowned in the
common yet unusually aesthetic
Parisienne lifestyle . . . another
victim of charm!
Passing from the streets of
Montmartre the pleasant aromas
are stifled by the odor of stale wine
and Gitanes. You have entered
Pigalle. This section of Paris is
renowned as the city's pornographic centre. While Pigalle is
MONTMARTRE . . . musicians and painters abound
amusing I do not recommend
loitering here. Anyone found
wandering the streets of this
district at night is asked to leave
and often interrogated by the
police who patrol this area.
In contrast with the derogatory
atmosphere of Pigalle are those
refined, historical and cultural
areas for which Paris is famous.
The fount of Paris' cultural
enrichment for me was the opera.
Because opera is popular in Paris
tickets must be bought well in
advance to ensure a good seat. A
reasonably good seat costs about
$6.00.
Those who do not enjoy opera
would still probably be fascinated
by the magnificent architecture of
the opera house. Tours of the interior are offered and are the only
way to see the theatre itself
without attending an actual
production.
The Louvre and the Palace of
Versailles, about 25 miles west of
Paris, were the historical sites of
most interest to me.
As for other historical and
cultural attractions my
preferences strayed from the
classical refinements.
The antiques at Sunday's flea
market, "Marche au Puce",
convey a sense of this city's more
contemporary history and culture
which cannot be found elsewhere.
Late Sunday afternoon organ
recitals at the cathedral of Notre
Dame offered a pleasant interlude
between an exhausting morning at
the market and an evening of fine
food and wine to follow.
Savouring delectables from the
kitchens of small bistros and
drinking bordeaux occupied the
greater part of my evenings.
A custom of restaurant
proprietors is posting menus and
prices (tip included outside the
door of their establishments. This
allows one to choose dinner
leisurely according to taste and
financial preferences. A
reasonable price for a three course
— colleen eros photo
PARIS OPERA . . . magnificent monument
meal was about $2.00 to $3.50 per
person.
The modest expense of eating
out, especially since it was always
absolutely scrumptious, kept me
away from the three meals included in my Canadian Youth
Hostel accommodation, a boarding
school in the Paris suburb, Vanves.
Most Parisiennes have a little
knowledge of the English
language, but I found my grade 12
level French helpful in communicating with these people.
Making an effort to speak French
helped dissolve the Parisiennes'
proud and arrogant attitude, which
was the only real barrier in
communications.
As far as public transportation is
concerned the least expensive (30
cents one way) and most efficient
is the underground Metro system.
Buses are similarly inexpensive,
but are slower. They do, however,
have the scenic view advantage
over the Metro.
To avoid the eventual frustration
of shopping, especially for clothes,
the 80 boutiques in the new shopping centre at Montparnasse offer
a good selection of merchandise.
Shopping here will also save a lot of
time although it will certainly not
save you any money!
The exclusive fashion houses of
the Champs Elysees and Rue St.
Honoure did not display garments
more outstanding than those
original designs I saw in the
boutique of Palm Springs and New
York the month previous to visiting
Paris.
Prices in the Paris maisons were
exorbitant, even in relation to the
already costly items of the more
common boutiques there.
I also did not find the styles in
Paris much more advanced than in
Vancouver. However, browsing
through Paris shops is an event I
would not have neglected.
The sights, sounds and other
sensual pleasures of Paris are
infinite. Be it the Mona Lisa or a
street painter's sketches, dinner at
Maxims or a quaint little cafe,
Paris has something to capture the
hearts and minds of everyone.
Satanic mills scar British scenery
By DICK BALE
Yes,it's Silver Jubilee in Britain,
land of bobbies, beefeaters,
Buckingham Palace, pretty
villages, pubs, stately  homes,
Stratford-upon-Avon, cricket on
the village green, tea-drinking old
maids and so on and so on and so
on.
That  illustory travel   poster
CLOVELLY
serious table shortage hits Devon pub
version of England does exist,
believe it or not. But in looking for
it, you'll also come across a few
other things. Like economic
stagnation, class conflict, immigration problems, dirty cities,
dark satanic mills, ugly industrial
scars. . . .
England is a small, densely
packed country of striking contrasts. Its countryside is among the
prettiest in the world. You only
have to go to the Lake District to
find that out. If you pass through
quickly you will probably just see
the PR version. But if you are there
longer you will get a more
balanced view.
London makes a good starting
point for whatever you are going to
do. As huge cities largely geared to
tourism go, it is one of the best. If
you like watching movies, going to
the theatre, buying clothes or
seeing sights, London is the place
to be.
But there is a lot more to
England than just its capital. The
best, or cheapest ways to see the
country are by thumb or by train.
Hitching is pretty good, both on the
smaller roads and on the faster
motorways. It might help to wear a
visible maple leaf.
British Rail issues a youth pass
for anyone under 22. These cost $50
for seven days, $80 for 14 days, $95
for 21 days and $120 for a month. If
you like trains it is a good way to
get about, but sitting down watching scenery flow past is kind of
boring.
Each region is different enough
to justify a visit. The southwest has
many beaches and a striking
coastline, rather like that of nor
thern California. The north is
somewhat wilder than the rest of
the country, especially the Cake
District, home of the Romantic
poets.
Scotland is definitely worth a
visit. The highlands and islands of
the west coast are very popular
with North Americans, and
justifiably so. Despite increasing
tourism, they still manage to
retain their unique feel of isolation.
It is easy to spend several
months in Britain, but the pull in
Europe is very strong. There are so
many different countries and
cultures packed into this relatively
small continent that travelling is
easy. As with Britain, railpasses
are a cheap way to get around. For
$230you can get two months of unlimited second-class rail travel.
The summer in Europe seems to
be a mandatory part of a good
education these days, so it is
worthwhile thinking about. The
main problem with this idea,
however, is that there is probably
too much to do for only a summer.
Such a brief visit only makes you
want to go back for more.
SCOTLAND
highlanders blow bagpipes
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travel
Fijian retreat fascinating
By CHRIS GAINOR
With more and more tourists
travelling overseas, it is becoming
more difficult to get away from it
all even in places which advertise
just that.
Fiji, located deep in the South
Pacific, has been considered to be
one of those places, but massive
development of large tourist
facilities over the past few years
has made Fiji's main island, Viti
Levu, a crowded place, although
not on the scale of Hawaii.
But Fiji has its own hideaways,
one of which is gaining popularity,
but not too much popularity,
because of its unique beauty.
Taveuni, called Fiji's garden
island because of its cocoanut
plantations, is out of the way yet
offers the comforts of home for
those who do not want a total
transition from Canada to Fiji.
The simplest way to get to
Taveuni is by Air Pacific, Fiji's
airline, from the airport outside
Fiji's capital city, Suva. The flight
is less than an hour.
Others, who want to rough it, can
take a coconut boat to the island,
although one must contend with
erratic schedules and rough seas
which can toss the boats around
with less than pleasant consequences.
That's how I first went to
Taveuni. A 15-hour ordeal in rough
seas, sleeping on floorboards.
Everyone but the crew was leaning
over the rail of our small boat as it
moved through rough seas. When it
was time to leave a few weeks
later, I flew to Suva.
On the south end of the island is a
millionaire's colony which remains
outof the way. But for the ordinary
tourist, there is a Travelodge
located near Taveuni's biggest
village, Somosome.
Although I lived in a village, the
Travelodge was the place to go
when I felt like a hamburger to
break the monotony of Fijan fare.
Roads extend halfway around
the island, giving easy access to
the villages. Otherwise, it's a long
hike or ride on.horseback.
Because Taveuni is relatively
isolated, the people in the villages
are among the most friendly you
could hope to meet. Walking
around a village, the cry of "gunu
FIJIANS . . . frequent ceremonies part of rich and vibrant culture
tea" (come and have some tea) is
commonly heard.
The people live mainly off the
raising of coconuts, which are
processed for their oil. The raising
of staples such as daalo and
cassava forms an important part
of their food supply.
No one should go to Taveuni
without at least a mask , and
snorkel. Fiji's reefs are second
only to Australia's and Taveuni has
its share. I spent several afternoons spearfishing with
villagers, who incidentally, are all
accomplished swimmers.
There are few things as beautiful
as the reefs, with their colorful
coral and even more colorful
tropical fish. It is like a voyage to
fantasia. On one such fishing expedition, we met sharks cruising
reef shelves for food, but we were
not on the menu.
The men of the village hunt
tropical fish with their spears. The
women go out with their nets and
catch squid, octopus and eels.
Sharks are not hunted because
they are the god of the island under
the Fijan's religion, which is being
eclipsed by Christianity.
Taveuni, being of volcanic
origin, has long-dormant mountains formed at its birth. There is a
lake high up in the island's interior
which is so full of plants that it is
impossible to swim in. It contains
rare and beautiful flowers which
induce many people to take the
arduous climb.
Rivers coming down the
mountain slopes form some idyllic
waterfalls which cascade into ice
cold basins, a great relief on a hot
day.
The biggest waterfall is near the
village of Bouma, where I conveniently lived. A regular feature
of our day (except when rainstorms hit the island) was to visit
the falls, where we could dive off
rock shelves 30 feet above the
water and wash our hair under a
super-strong shower head.
The Fijans have a rich and
vibrant culture which should be
seen. Tribal dances and
ceremonies are held frequently,
most of them revolving around the
drinking of grog, Fiji's most
popular drink.
Grog is made from the ground up
roots of pepper plants, and is a
very refreshing (albeit different)
drink on a hot day.
On special occasions, teams of
Fijans perform tribal dances in
their   colorful   outfits,   swinging
Good Pit Man is the pits
By MERRILEE ROBSON
Keith Alldritt has written books
on D. H. Lawrence and he begins
his novel, The Good Pit Man, with a
quotation from that writer.
Alldritt's book, incidentally, involves an affair between a wealthy
and genteel woman and a rough,
humble working man, in the style
of Lady Chatterly's Lover. Any
similarity to Lawrence ends there.
The Good Pit Man
By Keith Aldritt
Andre Deutsch publisher
$9.95 hardcover, 242 pages
I"
ALLDRITT . . . shows promise
Friday, March 25, 1977
The novel does touch on the lives
of the working people in Staffordshire but only superficially.
Physical description is limited to
the hero's shabby suit and the
heroine's lovely home. The
characters are flat and their actions seem random.
There is a sexual encounter on
the very first page of the book so
readers looking for pulpy, escapist
literature should be enthralled. But
Alldritt's plan seems to be to
create a sociological picture of life
in a Staffordshire community
while throwing in random smut
scenes to keep the reader reading.
Alldritt switches his point of view
with amazing alacrity. The hero,
Ray, the heroine, Vera, and a
number of minor characters, including a mysterious "I" who
appears on the first page and is
never heard from again, all get
their turn. This could have been
successful in portraying the heart
of the community. But, as the only
believable character is Ray, this
technique detracts greatly from
the novel.
The first part of The Good Pit
Man ploddingly describes the
situation of the two main
characters and chronicles their
rather repetitious sexual relations.
There is one rather interesting
moment when Ray's wife attacks
Vera on the street. Some of the
tension in this scene does come
across but it is not dealt with as
effectively as it could have been.
And the scene comes in the midst
of such boring exposition that it is
hard for the reader to escape from
that mood.
The last part of the novel is,
however, surprisingly interesting.
Alldritt tells most of this part of the
story through Ray's thoughts and
he seems to understand the
character's feelings fairly well.
Ray is forced to leave his wife and
he sets up house in a little caravan
in the country. His difficulties in
adjusting to his new life and his
resentment of Vera for placing him
in that situation provide an effective conflict.
As Ray becomes accustomed to
his new life he begins to need Vera
less. This conflict and his occasional resentment of her could
be more interesting if Vera had
been shown as something other
than a bored housewife. But the
poignant end of their relationship
and Ray's realization that she has
brought him new life show that
Alldritt is capable of writing that
can be moving.
This novel could have benefitted
from further revision. But this is
Alldritt's first novel and it is to be
hoped that he will write others
which would fulfill the promise
shown in this one.
their  clubs  for  a  stirring   commemoration of past glories.
The tourist brochures call it the
garden island, because Taveuni
has a wider range of plants than
anywhere else in the Fiji Islands.
They form the basis of a tropical
paradise.
One other point of interest.
Taveuni lies on the 180th meridian,
where the dateline would be it it
wasn't bent eastward to avoid
Tuesday occurring on one side of
the small island while the other end
is well into Wednesday.
Taveuni is but one of many
different places where visitors can
go in Fiji. There are more than 300
islands, but only three are larger
than Taveuni, which is only 14
miles wide.
It provides a nice counterpoint to
Suva, with its crowded duty free
shops, fancy hotels and hustlers.
Put the two together and the
combination is a fascinating, fun
trio.
Byga^s Borneo
By MERRILEE ROBSON
Night Desk makes it very obvious that George Ryga is a
playwright. The novel is written as
one long monologue and Ryga's
sensitive understanding of spoken
language makes this speech both
believable and captivating.
Night Desk
By George Ryga
Talonbooks
$2.95 paperback, 123 pages
So when I promote a fight, I have
posters made the size of blankets.
In the middle of the poster is a life-
size picture of me — Romeo Kuch-
mir, ex-wrestler, boxer an'
promoter. All around me are small
pictures of the fighters I promote.
That's the way I see myself, an'
I'm gonna share my vision with the
world!
That's what Night Desk is like.
Romeo Kuchmir's narration
creates a life-size picture of
himself and then surrounds him
.vith small, perfectly clear images
of the people in his life.
In language that is both
colloquial and poetic Romeo
describes the people that touch
him. He tells a number of small
stories which all sound like tall
tales because his whole life is so
brawling and emotional.
But Romeo's image of himself is
so all-encompassing that he seems
to believe he is capable of anything
and we believe it too. The novel
takes place during the space of a
few hours one night, as Romeo tells
his stories to the kid on the night
desk at the hotel where he lives.
But the all night conversation is not
a singular event and it is easy to
imagine a succession of nights
filled with the stories of Romeo
Kuchmir.
The novel begins with a prologue
written by the kid. This prologue
sets the scene for Romeo's
monologue and describes his
relationship to his captive
audience. It then describes how the
kid fled from Kuchmir and the
night desk to the safeties of college.
This part of the novel is the only
one that seems consciously written.   In   retrospect   it   clearly
RYGA .. . back again
delineates the difference between
Kuchmir and the kid. In this part
the kid attempts to analyze his
relationship to Kuchmir:
"Gleaning through this portion of
the manuscript I wrote so quickly
that long winter many years ago, I
blush with the realization that
despite many published articles on
the craft of communion through
the written word, I am a better
copiest than I am a creator of
fantasy and wonder. For in truth,
there is much in this story I still do
not understand. There are
passages which upset me, and
others which make me chafe at the
futility of my own existence."
It is important to see at least a
little of the book through eyes other
than Romeo's. The prologue
provides a nice contrast between
Romeo's existence and that of
ordinary mortals. However, this
expositional passage seems so
artificial that it is unfortunate
coming at the beginning of what is
essentially an interesting book.
The first three pages are
discouraging, a most unfortunate
flaw.
The novel is brief and this adds to
its charm. The reader finishes the
book wishing that the rest of
Romeo's conversations had been
recorded. But if they had we would
have wished that they had ended
where they do.
THE
UBYSSEY
Page Friday, 5 events
Laserium tricky rip off
By VERNE McDONALD
Laserium is the latest electronic
gadget to be developed by a quick-
riches schemer in order to milk
the last members of the 60's
generation. For $3.50 you too can
watch one hour of pretty lights on
the ceiling of MacMillan
Planetarium, accompanied by
recorded music. '
It is described in the press
release as "tomorrow's entertainment medium . . . today." It
can only be hoped that the world of
tomorrow will not be so culturally
impoverished as to rely on
Laserium to provide its jollies. It is
a light show, with aspects that are
certainly interesting, and effects
that are unusual, but it is undoubtedly over-priced.
The equipment used in the
performance of Laserium is
reputedly worth $100,000, but in
talking to the "creative genius"
behind it, Ivan Dryer, some finer
figures were mentioned.
The krypton laser that provides
the beam of light, and the projector
that separates that beam into red,
yellow and blue to be played
around with by a person called a
"laserist," together cost somewhat
over $30,000.
Either way, it costs far less than
the equipment needed to run a
quality rock concert, and hardly
justifies the cost of admission.
Like the 3-D movie and quadraphonic sound, Laserium seems to
be one of those developments with
enormous potential which will die
prematurely because of over-
zealous hype and exploitation.
One of its strengths is its ability
to defy a quick and easy
description. Imagine a combination of geometric patterns on
an oscilloscope, a spirograph game
with electricity, and waving a
lighted cigarette in a darkened
room. The patterns are semi-
random, with further randomness
provided by the laserist, who
performs the show "live."
The intensity and brightness of
the colors is very high, sometimes
painful, which is perhaps the
reason why this expensive
amusement is only an hour long. It
is reminiscent of the effects of
LSD. In fact it would be much
improved viewing Laserium while
stoned.
A lot of people in Toronto thought
the same thing and it was a great
success at the planetarium there.
Shows were sold out weeks in
advance to crowds that were doing
well if they found their way
through the lobby.
Vancouver is now the fourteenth
site to host Laserium, which will be
shown for several months. Since
the laserist controls the laser and
projector at each show, modifying
the performance by audience
reaction, each show will be different. How different it will be
remains to be seen.
The performance was accompanied with music by Pink
Floyd, Emerson, Lake, and
Palmer, Strauss' Blue Danube and
several other pieces.
It was, on the whole, well done, in
spite of sometimes lagging synchronization between the music
and the laserist. There was a
variety of images, some hypnotic,
some lively and like creative
dance. There were one or two spots
which were even funny.
It was an odd feeling, sitting in
the planetarium, that gleaming
temple of technology, laughing out
loud at random images splashed on
the domed ceiling by a laser beam.
The futuristic vision was dispelled,
though, by reflections on the real
and present costs of the show.
Laserium will take up some of
the • prime viewing time at the
planetarium, and at least one staff
member I talked to didn't think the
show belonged there.
He said that the multi-million
dollar facility, essentially a public
enterprise, was being misused in
allowing Laserium, Inc. to operate
there. "Sixty-five per cent of the
admission price goes directly south
to the States," he said. "We're
giving up usage of the planetarium
during peak times to allow them to
use our equipment and make a pile
from it, without adequate benefit to
the planetarium." The man, who
did not wish to be identified, said
that the vast majority of the
planetarium staff shared his
views.
Ivan Dryer, on the other hand,
says that Laserium is barely
operating   in   the   black.   "The
taxman says different," he added,
"but our profits are taken up in
buying more equipment and
training new laserists to run it."
From his viewpoint Laserium
isn't over-priced, but there are
good reasons for an audience to
think differently. For $3.50 you can
see a first-run movie, for a little
more you can see good live drama.
And neither lasts only a single
hour.
To charge so much for a light
show is questionable, to say the
least.
Perhaps the show could be extended, or Dryer and his laserists
can make the equipment perform
some new tricks that would sustain
the enthusiasm I, and the rest of
the audience, felt that in the first
half of the show. Until then,
Laserium would seem to be an
expensive and entertaining toy,
useful mainly for making money
for its owners.
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THE
UBYSSEY
Friday, March 25,  1977 r» ■
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Canadian mags organize
By MERRILEE ROBSON
Geoff Hancock, editor of
Canadian Fiction Magazine, says
when he talks to people about
Canada's magazines, he inevitably
gets the same responses.
First people say that they have
no idea there were so many
magazines in Canada. Next they
wonder why these magazines are
not on the news stands and why
there is no catalogue which lists
them.
Hancock is the western board
member of the Canadian
Periodical Publishers Association,
a group that is trying to answer
these questions and make
Canadians more aware of the
impressive number of magazines
in Canada.
The C.P.P.A. consists of 190
member magazines and they are
receiving up to 12 applications a
month from magazines wishing to
join. The association's members
range from scholarly journals and
literary magazines to mass circulation magazines such as
Saturday Night, trade journals and
specialist magazines.
Hancock says most Canadian
magazines do not have large
circulations. The large ones such
as Maclean's, with a circulation of
75,000 and Chatelaine, whose
circulation is one million, are not
members of C.P.P.A. They belong
to the Magazine Association of
Canada, which has 14 members
and a minimum membership fee of
$5,000.
"C.P.P.A formed four years ago,
with 10 members, as a nationwide
lobbying group for magazines
which couldn't afford $5,000,"
Hancock said. C.P.P.A.'s membership fees range from $50 for
magazines with a circulation of
less than 2,000 to $750 for
magazines whose circulation is
50,000 and over.
The members of the C.P.P.A. felt
the sole purpose of the Magazine
Association of Canada was to
present magazines as a place for
advertisers to spend money. They
were not promoting distribution
and were not promoting the quality
of Canadian magazines.
The aim of C.P.P.A., by comparison, is to organize a
distribution centre, to promote
member magazines and to provide
services for members on a cooperative basis to save costs.
The services included an advertising exchange within the
membership and promotional
displays at conferences of the
Canadian Booksellers'
Association.
C.P.P.A. has also established an
index of Canadian magazines.
Such an index is invaluable for
library sales, which account for
half the circulation of some small
magazines. Last year the
Canadian Periodical index included 88 titles. This year, as a
result of C.PP.A.'s efforts, the
index will increase to list over 200
entries.
The federal government's Bill C-
58, which removed the special tax
privileges accorded to advertisers
in foreign media, helped the
association's efforts.
Time Canada failed to meet the
required 80 per cent Canadian
content and Time Canada
president Stephen Larue stated
that soon after the bill was passed
their ad revenue had decreased by
30 per cent. Canadian magazines
have shown comparative increases
in advertising revenue.
Air Canada cut its in-flight Time
subscription by 50 per cent. Both
Air Canada and CP Air reduced the
number of American magazines
they carry and replaced them with
Canadian magazines.
C.P.P.A. has also published four
catalogues of magazines in
Canada, but Hancock says their
membership is growing so fast that
the catalogues are obsolete by the
time they are printed. The first
Friday, March 25, 1977
catalogue listed 60 magazines;
with the second the number had
grown to 110. In November, 1976
the association produced a
catalogue listing 130 titles. This
catalogue had a press run of 100,000
and was funded partly by the
Canada Council and the Ontario
Arts Council. A new catalogue will
be released this spring and it will
include 190 titles.
"Of the 14 major distributors in
Canada, 13 are American. The
fourteenth is British. Which is why
all the magazine racks look the
same across the country," Hancock said. Some C.P.P.A. members don't have a large enough
press run or have such specialized
interests that these distributors
are not interested in carrying
them. The magazines which are
carried are usually members of
M.A.C.
"If some of our members are
fortunate enough to be carried by
these distributors they still have to
put up with limited shelf space."
The returns policy (torn covers)
and poor displaying have made it
financially difficult for magazines
to be displayed. Sometimes as
many as 50 to 75 per cent of the
magazines are returned.
Playboy and Penthouse can
afford to pay the seller 25 per cent
of the copy price for displaying the
magazines prominently, as opposed to the regular 15 per cent.
The problem is further complicated by the process of "dumping" magazines in Canada.
Magazines such as Hi-Fi and
Stereo Review, which have a total
U.S. subscription of 60,000, prints
an additional 60,000 and dumps
them on the much smaller
Canadian market, because of its
large press run the publisher's cost
is only about 35 cents for a
magazine which costs $1.25,
Hancock said.
Canadian magazines cannot
afford such a large press run and
their losses on returns are greater.
So C.P.P.A. has begun its own
distribution. The association tried
out their promotional scheme in
southern Ontario. This promotion
ranged from bookstores to laundromats and antique stores that
expressed an interest in Canadian
magazines.
"We found a phenomenal success in doing our own
distribution," Hancock said. A
laundromat which carried Cinema
Canada sold all 15 copies in two
days. Hancock said this shows
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However, their distribution
scheme has been hurt somewhat
by the recent increases in postal
rates. The second class postal rate
for international mail has recently
increased 400 per cent, Hancock
said. Several Canadian magazines
had to cancel their American and
international subscriptions.
Hancock's own Canadian Fiction
Magazine used to cost six cents to
mail to the U.S. but now the cost
has risen to 45 cents. The subscription price has risen accordingly.
As 97 per cent of Canadian
magazines are sold through subscriptions, these postal increases
have become a serious expense.
C.P.P.A. has been trying to get the
rates rolled back because the post
ce did not notify them of the increase and magazines which are
honoring their subscriptions at the
old rate are losing money.
"Readership surveys haven't
been done but we know magazines
are big business. Just look at the
U.S. magazine sales."
The largest American magazine
in Canada was TV Guide, with a
Canadian subscription of 173,000
and 785,000 news stand copies sold
each month. TV Guide now has a
special Canadian edition.
The C.P.P.A. member with the
largest circulation is
Homemaker's Digest. Their circulation is 1.2 million but it is a
controlled circulation.
C.P.P.A. is planning a major
student subscription program for
next fall. The promotion will be
sponsored jointly by the C.P.P.A.
and the Canadian Bookseller's
Association. They will distribute
150,000 promotional pieces to
university bookstores in all the
major universities, including UBC.
"This cultural battle is important," Hancock says.
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THE
UBYSSEY
Page Friday. 7 movies
Rocky packs solid punch
By GRAY KYLES
Although most people have
accepted the fact that the
American Dream is dead, no one
seems to have told Sylvester
Stallone.
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In this day and age of downbeat
films about losers and social
misfits it's hard to believe that a
young screenwriter would come up
with an optimistic story along the
lines of a Frank Capra film.
But that's exactly what Stallone
has done with Rocky. And by
writing and starring in his own
picture he has lived out the classic
American Dream.
Stallone was one of the thousands
of young actors who was unable to
find work in a Hollywood suffering
from a severe drop in production.
So he wrote his own screenplay
about a low-life boxer who gets a
crack at the world heavyweight
championship.
He eventually convinced
producers Irwin Winkler and
Robert Chartoff that the story was
worth producing and they optioned
the screenplay. They then went
looking for James Caan, Burt
Reynolds, Robert Redford and
other popular actors whom they
considered suitable for the role.
But Stallone insisted that he play
the lead, that's why he wrote the
part in the first place, and eventually the producers agreed.
However the young writer-actor
received only a small fraction of
the $250,000 he had originally been
offered for the script.
Now Rocky is a great success
and has garnered 10 Academy
Award nominations. Stallone is a
modern hero to those who dream of
making it to the top.
Rocky is much more than a
boxing movie, it is a warm and
comic treatment of the human
character. It deals with the
emotions and thoughts of a young
man who is going nowhere and
suddenly finds a way out of his
dreary life-style. It also touches on
the effects his sudden success has
upon the people around him.
Stallone gives a stirring and
powerful performance  as the 30
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year old boxer. He is no punch
drunk dummy, he displays a sharp
wit and a sensitive disposition.
Rocky is the kind of guy who could
have become a street punk if he
didn't have so much integrity.
The character of Rocky is the
most well developed in the picture.
He appears in all but two scenes
and is a completely drawn human
being. He reacts to the surprise
offer to fight the champ with a
"no" because he is honest enough
to admit he's not in the same class.
Yet he finally agrees because he
can't deny his ego's desire to "go
the distance." And even though the
champ and promoters have set him
up as a patsy he is determined to
take his best shot at the golden
ring.
Another side of Rocky's
character is the sensitive charm
that helps him to win the love of
Adrian, his best friend's sister. She
is a shy and intelligent woman who
doesn't understand why he wants
to box. But Rocky's warmth and
inteUigence moves her and she
becomes a stabilizing force in his
life.
Adrian is played by Talia Shire
who is best known for her role as
the don's daughter in both of the
Godfathers. She is excellent in the
part even though it is not as well
developed as Stallone's.
Shire does not deserve her Oscar
nomination for best actress only
because her part is not big enough
to warrant it. She should have been
nominated as best supporting
actress, an award she richly
deserves.
Burgess Meredith is convincing
as the down and out fight trainer
who sees Rocky as his chance to hit
the big-time. Burt Young is strong
support as Paulie, Rocky's best
friend and former footballer Carl
Weathers is fine as Apollo Creed,
the Ali-type champion.
Director John Avildsen brought
his talent for getting the most for
the least money to this picture. He
has previously directed such low-
budget features as W.W. and the
Dixie-Dance Kings and Save the
Tiger.
Because he was restricted to a
budget of under $1,000,000 Avildsen
decided to shoot on location rather
than build expensive sets. He was
limited to a 30 day shooting
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He concentrates on Rocky's
character, what he's like and how
he reacts to what happens to him,
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Thunder brings on sunshine
direction of the prodigious Kathryn
Shaw are excellent.
It's hard to respond after the
unfavorable reviews that came out
this week, and they all seem
unreasonable. The Sound of
Distant Thunder is not exactly a
triumph, to be sure. The lack of
raw emotionalism may be fortunate as it keeps the show from
conking us with goop, but then, the
show doesn't come on strong on
any other level, either. All the
same, as a secure little package of
history and music, The Sound of
Distant Thunder gives, in its two-
and-a-quarter-hours, a special lift.
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KOZLIK AND DIAKUN . . . minor characters get picture in paper
By LARRY GREEN
Like those rare spring days when
the sun opens up in the sky, The
Sound of Distant Thunder blew in
last Monday to the Lui Theatre. It
is a musical revue with a cast of
ten, a bare set, and a pianist and it
captures the city of Vancouver
during the war years 1939-45 with
charm, wit and taste.
The Sound of Distant Thunder
By Christopher Newton
Directed by Kathryn Shaw
At the David Lui Theatre
until April 2
So much of the play goes right that
it almost transcends the usual
connotation of the musical pastiche
(that is, a bunch of songs strung
together when the producers
haven't got anything else to say).
Happily, it makes the pastiche look
like an acceptable form of entertainment. The interlocking
skits, the singing, settings and
props and the atmosphere are all
first-rate.
Thunder focuses on the
homefront during the war, but the
homefront isn't in the U.S. or
London or even Toronto. It all
happened right here. These are
remembrances of Vancouver, and
its strategic position as a port city
on the Pacific. As the cast comes
forward as historical figures such
as Mackenzie King or Roosevelt, or
as ordinary soldiers and
housewives, we are given a picture
of this city, its fears and reactions
to Pearl Harbor,  the  Japanese
internment, the news reports on
the radio.
The meaningful and historical
scenes are interspersed with comic
lunacy that is relaxing and effective. The songs are the mixed
bag of obscene anti-Axis chants,
jive, pop, and wartime sentimentality. It all arises at the
right time for the best effect.
Even better, the sentimentality
does not develop into tear-jerking,
like out of an MGM 40s movie. The
writer, Christopher Newton, trusts
the audience to realize what was
grave, escapist, and fun about
wartime entertainment. He doesn't
allow it to become embarrassing.
Besides, the war was far away,
"over there," as one of the
characters puts it, and the distance
is communicated cleanly and with
depth.
The marvellous cast is evocative
and companionable. Although it's
easy to tell which actors are being
plugged as the singers (Charlene
Brandolini, Donald Cant, and
.Linda Third who necessarily
dominate the performance), the
comic singers (Glenn MacDonald,
and to a lesser extent, Donna White
and Alex Diakun) and the
background figures (Sherry Bie, Al
Kozlik, Jo Jo Rideout, and Robert
Seale), it's a happy blend.
Wearing forties clothes by Judith
Lee, they move with grace around
Lee's set of a wooden scaffolding
and cube-shaped crates. Flags and
banners hang from the ceiling
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There is a tiny, nagging structural fault, so small that it
becomes annoying because it
shouldn't be there. Often in the
script the actors begin passages
with "I remember when . . ."as if
this person is reminiscing, and it's
all wrong. Who's reminiscing —
the performers (most of whom
were at least infants through the
war), the characters, who are too
polymorphous to be offering
personal recollections, aspects of a
lumpy sort of symbolism, or what?
When they say "This was the
time when ..." it's far more
fitting. Donna White, for example,
recalling the Japanese tragedy as
a Japanese without a change of
costume or makeup is worthwhile
as a representation. Yet the
program even says the Time is The
Present, which can only confuse
everyone.
Other than the fact that no
audience could probably get
enough swing music, the show is
deftly mounted. Jeffrey Dallas's
lighting, James Hibbard's staging,
Roger Perkins at the piano, and the
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National Film Board of Canada
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Best Documentary Feature
VOLCANO
An Inquiry into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry
"Volcano goes beyond conventional documentary, beyond
fiction into a ratified world of its own. It is among the greatest
movies I have ever seen."
. a near masterpiece...
- Ronald Blumer
Cinema Canada
- Montreal Star
Best Animation
THE STREET
Family reactions to a dying grandmother. Based on a short
story by renowned Montreal author Mordecai Richler.
"The fluid continuity of The Street goes deeper than style,
originating in the medium itself."
- Dr. Peter P. Schillaci
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BLACKWOOD
The techniques and haunting images of one of Canada's
greatest contemporary etchers - Newfoundland-born David
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Friday, March 25 — 8:00 P.M. — Buchanan 106
Co-sponsored by National Film Board & Dept. of Theatre - Free Admission
Friday, March 25, 1977
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By WILL WHEELER
Coming Through Slaughter, by
Michael Ondaatje, is a powerful
account of an obscure man named
Billy Bolden — an acclaimed turn
of the century jazz cornet player
from New Orleans. Ondaatje
brings together historical
research, jazz archives and interviews to give coherence to this
man's life, in the form of a semi-
fictional biography.
Coming Through Slaughter
by Michael Ondaatje
Anansi Press
paperback, 156 pages
Stylistically, the book is of the
highest quality. The paragraphs
are tightly written, with a
precision which makes them
poems in their own right and an
impact which goes far beyond the
usual standard of prose writing.
The story advances by little
scenes which are like film clips,
each snatching moments of the
characters' lives.
The point of view shifts
frequently from the narrator to
Bolden, his wife and friends, in
many cases involving an interior
monologue.
Ondaatje is an accomplished
poet; his prose style reflects this.
Coming Through Slaughter is a
long poem as well as a biography.
If there is anything wrong with
the book, it is that the plot suffers
as a result of an emphasis on this
poetic style. The book drags on for
150 pages, without sufficient action
to justify it.
In tone, Coming Through
Slaughter has something of the air
of an inquest. Something happened
down there in New Orleans a long
time ago; it is revealed piece by
piece. A man lived there among the
gamblers, the drinkers and the
whores; he played his cornet and
drank his booze, one day going
insane and spending the rest of his
life in the East Louisiana State
Hospital.
The book attempts to answer the
questions raised by these events.
Why did he lose his mind? He was a
happy man who was loved for his
music. When he paraded with his
band wearing his red shirt, all the
people would follow him down
Canal Street. He was a favourite
with the ladies and was always at
home in the centre of a conversation. What made him retreat
into a mad silence?
By means of fictionalizing,
Ondaatje attempts to bridge the
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T H.E
U  B Y S S E Y
Friday, March 25,  1977 entertainment
VISTA
By TERRY ADES
The Burnaby Craft Fair holds its annual
Easter Market on April 3 at Century Park,
Canada Way and Gilpin, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There will be music, a supervised children's
paint-in so that parents may leave their
children while they browse, and of course,
crafts.
Tonight there will be a Fed-Up Benefit
Dance featuring Dan Rubin and the Flying
Mountain Band. This takes place at the
Ukrainian Hall, 805 East Pender at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $3 and the event is sponsored by
the Fed-Up Food Co-op.
The grand opening of the Green Cove
C of feh.ou.se is tonight from 9 to 12 p.m. at the
Britannia Gardens Coffee Shop. This
features the members of the Vancouver
Folk Song Society. On April 1, their first
guest will be Faith Petrie, a singer of
cowboy, labor and traditional American
songs. The Green Cove is located at 1661
Napier and admission is $1.50.
There are poetry and prose readings at
the Burnaby Art Gallery. On March 28 at 8
p.m. David Bromige and Sherril Jasse read.
On April 3 at 2:30 p.m. Richard Harper,
Helen Potrebenko, Paul Belserene and
Eleanor Crowe read. Admission for both
events is free.
The Chile Show was first presented at the
Freddy Wood Theatre in early December to
publicize the erosion of human rights in
Chile. It was so successful that it is being
presented again at the Vancouver East
Cultural Centre until Saturday. Showtime is
at 8:30 and the tickets are $2.50.
Also at the Centre is Touchstone Theatre's
first full-scale mask production, King Stag.
This is an eighteenth century comedy by
Carta Gozzi. The show runs from March 29
to April 1 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for students
are $2.50 and $3 for the general public.
TTie Family Circus Theatre Collective is a
travelling show which will be performing on
April 2 and 3 at the Advanced Mattress
Social Centre, 1520 West Sixth. Their first
piece is entitled Superman Meets the
Plutonium Tycoons and is a comedy about
nuclear power. The times are 8 p.m. on April
2, 7:30 on April 3, and again at 2 p.m. on
April 3.
Nona Mari, performs, along with
Ukrainian dancers, Russian music. Two
Russias with Love, recreating the music of
the old and the new Russia will take place at
the Actor's Workshop, 280 East Cordova at
2:30 p.m. and at the Aberthau Community
Centre, 4397 West Second on April 3. Admission is free.
On March 27, the Vancouver School of
Theology Choir presents The Passion According to St. John in the Chapel of the
Epiphany, 6030 Chancellor, UBC. Admission
is free.
Days Months and Years to Come, the
Vancouver East Cultural Centre's new
resident music ensemble will present the
premieres of three new works on Sunday at 9
p.m. For tickets and reservations, phone
254-9578.
On March 27 at 2:30 p.m. Richard
Harrington will perform at the Burnaby Art
Gallery. Richard Harrington has developed
his own particular brand of guitar playing
and writes and sings many of his own lyrics.
The performance is free.
Stringband will be playing at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre on April 2 and 3
at 8:30 p.m. This Toronto-based group of
FAMILY CIRCUS
radiation causes hats and bow-ties to expand
folk musicians has developed its own brand
of Canadian music. Tickets are $3.
The National Film Board is giving a free
showing of its three Academy Award
nominees, Volcano, The Street and Blackwood tonight at 8 p.m. in Buchanan 106.
On March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fishermen's Hall, 138 East Cordova will be a
showing of the film Rebellion in Patagonia.
The film is the winner of numerous international film festival awards and is
sponsored in Canada by the Vancouver
Chilean Association and IDERA.
Recycle food
FAMILY CIRCUS ... is it a bird? is it a plane? no it's a nuclear bomb
By TERRY ADES
When many of us talk of recycling we
think of paper, bottles, cardboard boxes:
items which, in an age of ecological
awareness, we are loath to toss into a
garbage pail. They can be effectively used
and reused.
When many of us think of food, we think of
eating what's edible and throwing away the
rest. What we relegate to our garbage pails
today would have made the stock of our
grandmother's soups, the basis of her stews,
or the filling for her pies. What could not
be incorporated into the menu went into the
pigs' slop bucket and finally into the compost heap.
A good soup stock, high in the cheapest
vitamins and minerals available, is made of
recyclables. Each time it is made, it tastes
slightly different.
Wash any of the following scrupulously.
Accumulate them in the freezer until you
amass a sufficient quantity to generously fill
a soup pot: carrot tops, celery tops, radish
tops, onion and garlic skins, beet tops,
tomato peels or tops, thick broccoli and
watercress stalks, chicken and meat bones,
plus the water from canned and steamed
vegetables and anything else you can think
of. Bring your mixture to a boil and then
simmer for three to five hours. Cool and
strain. Now you can add some fresh bits of
meat and vegetables, some herbs arid
spices. If you have included canned
vegetable water in your stock, taste before
adding salt. Taste again, readjust the
seasonings.
The leafy beet and celery tops are
examples of vegetables that are frequently
discarded. These can be cooked and eaten in
soups as well as in side dishes. Simply
braise and serve dotted with butter or a
squeeze of lemon.
A couple of rotten bananas, or any overripe fruit can be used in making preserves,
compotes, or sauces. Almost any fruit can
be stewed in its own juice and then spiced.
Flavor with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves or
orange flower water for a distinctive taste.
Garnish with raisins, honey, brown sugar or
nuts.
The head and tails of fish are considered
delicacies in many cultures. Before or after
baking the entire fish, take the head, tail and
carcass of the fish and toss into a soup pot
with water. Add an onion, carrot or celery,
and some herbs. Simmer for a couple of
hours and you have a fish broth worthy of
any dedicated fisherman.
Have you ever slit open your freshly
caught fish to find a white pouch of fish
eggs? This roe is used to make caviar. There
is nothing complex in this, just salt the roe
and lay it out to dry on wax paper for a few
weeks. When caviar sells for $30 an ounce,
making it homemade is like practising
alchemy.
There are a myriad of other ways to use
the inedibles. It's just a question of using
one's imagination. In a world where food is
often scarce, we may find ourselves being
forced to stretch the hamburger. This is not
because we cannot afford to buy hamburger
but because it must go further than it has.
CHEER LEADER
Friday, March 25, 1977
THE        UBYSSEY
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THE UBYSSEY
fridav, March 25    i 977 Friday, March 25, 1977
THE
UBYSSEY
Page 19
Meeting disappoints student reps
By SUE VOHANKA
Disappointment was the only
result of a meeting Thursday
morning between student representatives and the Universities
Council of B.C.
After the meeting, during which
student leaders from B.C.'s three
public universities asked for an
additional $3.8 million grant to the
universities, council chairman
William Armstrong said: "Unfortunately, there just isn't any
more money."
The meeting was arranged after
UBC's board of governors decided
to   ask   the   council   for   a   sup
plementary grant to be allocated to
UBC.
The students at the meeting —
board member Moe Sihota, external affairs officer Paul Sandhu
and Alma Mater Society president
John DeMarco from UBC, student
board member John Toor and
student society president Ross
Powell from Simon Fraser
University and student president
Brian Gardner from the University
of Victoria — made presentations
to council members.
"We said that the public,
government and students expect
that high standards of education be
maintained, and given the amount
of money we got we can't do it,"
Sihota said.
"We outlined the financial
situation of students and the need
for a long-term investigation about
fees before they should go up.
"But in terms of our request for
additional funds, that seemed to go
by the board," he added.
Armstrong said the students
"did a first-class job, all three
universities. They were well
organized."
But Armstrong said the council
is concerned about student aid.
"They (students) are making it
clear to council that if fees go up,
as they will have to, no student
should be barred from university,
that grants should be equal to the
amount of tuition increases."
He said the council is discussing
a recent report on accessibility of
post-secondary education in B.C.
which recommended increased
and more flexible student aid.
"We're  still  talking  with   the
government about all of these
recommendations," Armstrong
said. "Westill feel that the present
system —the actual operation of it
— needs to be cleared up."
He said university financial aid
officers should do more work
handling student aid, to avoid
unnecessary duplication by
student aid officers in Victoria.
"There will be a lot more
discussion about student aid,"
Armstrong said.
Student challenges SAC app'ts
A UBC commerce student is
trying to overturn in student court
the appointment of eight students
to the student administrative
commission.
Don Grant, commerce 1, said
Thursday the selection committee
that recommended the commissioners' appointment is unconstitutional because a board of
governors member and four
student senators sit on it.
The Alma Mater Society constitution, which took effect a year
ago, states that only undergraduate society representatives can sit on the selection
committee. The student
representative assembly approved
the committee's choices at its last
meeting.
Grant said he is taking the
selection committee to student
court because he wants the SRA to
stick to the constitution, not
because he dislikes the committee's selections.
Grant  said  he  also   fears   the But former SAC chairman Phil
selection committee   could  be Johnson said Thursday the SRA
dominated by a group of students could   vote   to   confirm   the   ap-
from one faculty or department pointment of the  commissioners
who   would   recommend   their even if Grant wins the court case,
friends to SAC. and Johnson thinks he will.
"The whole idea was decentralization and they are not
following their own rules. I say
play by the rules or don't play at
all."
The SRA could simply vote to
ignore the selection committee
recommendation but approve the
commissioners anyway, he said.
MARXISM vs LENINISM
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CLASS OF 1977
Balloting for the
Grad Class
Gift and Projects
Each year the graduating students are reguested to take part in the dispersement of the
Grad Class Funds and therefore a ballot has been mailed to each graduating student.
The following have applied for Grad Class monies:
GIFT:
1. Frank Gnup Memorial Fund $5,000
2. Crane Library $4,000
PROJECTS:
1. Walter Gage Student Aid Fund
2. Law Students' Legal Aid Program
3. UBC Women's Centre
4. D. Fullerton Memorial Library Fund
5. Photo Soc.
6. VOC Rescue Equipment
7. Forestry — Early Logging Scenes
8. UBC Thunderbird Rowing Team
9. History of UBC Student Activities
10. Hvacas and Hvacos Exhibit
11. UBC Day Care Council
12. G. M. Dawson Club
13. UBC Aquatic Centre
More detailed information on the projects is available at the AMS Business Office.
Please return ballots by campus mail (leave at any faculty or department office) or by
regular mail. Deadline is Monday, April 4, 1977.
Monies will be awarded to the gift and projects in order of priority until all funds
(approx. $11,000) are dispersed.
Signed
KATHY GALLAGHER
Public Relations Officer
Grad Class Council
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Friday, March 25, 1977
Tynan gets control of SAC
From page 1
requires groups asking for space in
SUB to be constituted clubs.
Women's office members explained that "women's liberation is
not a club," and argued that "the
office has always been a special
organization of the AMS, which
operated as a service organization
offering Counselling and information so it couldn't be considered a club."
The way the women were treated
led to them leaving UBC and
setting up a new office downtown
— "We decided we could hardly go
back to the people who kicked us
out and beg for more space," was
the way one women put it.
In January, after Tynan
discovered that The Ubyssey was
refusing to run CBC advertising in
accordance with a voluntary
Canadian University Press boycott
of CBC ads, he introduced a motion
to SAC that would have forced the
paper to run CBC ads regardless of
a boycott.
Tynan's limited grasp of the
difference between administrative
and policy decisions as well as of
the way The Ubyssey operates, led
him to say "the functions of the
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distinguish between administrative and political decisions
to prevent future controversies.
The distinctions have been in
various cases left to the discretion
of people filling administrative
duties of the AMS, and as Tynan's
decisions have demonstrated, the
discretion cannot be legislated.
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THE        UBYSSEY
Page 21
'Students should look at B.C. Pen'
By STEVE HOWARD
Students should go to the B.C.
Penetentiary and see for themselves how bad conditions are,
prisoners rights group member
Claire Culhane said Thursday.
Culhane said there is no law to
stop the public from visiting
prisons and viewing prison conditions. There is no justification for
any secrecy about how prisoners
are treated, she said in a speech at
UBC.
She said men want to steal and
kill when they come out of prison
because of the way they are
treated inside. Culhane said
prisoners' minds are ruined by the
denial of human contact, sex and
proper diet.
Drugs are prevalent in prison
and many people become involved
in drugs for the first time there,
Culhane said. Prisoners lose their
self-respect, instead of being
prepared to return to society, she
said.
Culhane said 80 per cent of
prisoners are not dangerous and
could be released into the community under community
supervision, she said.
'Soviets using detente as ploy'
Culhane said one reason there is
little prison reform is that the large
prison administration puts
pressure on people to conform to
the accepted standards.
"Sincere young people get
caught up in it, but it's difficult to
put jobs on the line," Culhane said.
Culhane charged that prisons are
a "secondary industry" Since they
are Canada's third largest buyer of
food.
The Soviet Union uses detente as
a ploy to improve its technology
and increase trade with the West,
London economist Leonard
Schapiro said Tuesday.
Schapiro, professor emeritus at
the London School of Economics,
said the Soviet Union needs
Western technology to keep its
highly industrialized society going.
He told 150 people in Buchanan
the Soviet claim that it supports
detente to avoid nuclear war is
false because avoidance of nuclear
war was Soviet policy long before
detente was arranged.
"This was the policy long before
detente was even a twinkle in
Nixon's eye," he said.
Schapiro said that in 1975 the
Soviet Union imported four times
as much Western equipment as it
did in 1971. So detente became a
convenient arrangement to
facilitate trade between the Soviets
and the West, he said.
Detente entails a heightening of
ideological conflict between
communist and non-communist
countries rather than a relaxing of
tensions, Schapiro said.
The Soviet Union has been inconsistent in its treatment of dissidents, he said.
Its reaction to dissidents has
ranged from torture and imprisonment to deportation, Schapiro said.
There   were   more   than   10,000
political prisoners in the Soviet
Union in 1975.
"But since then the Soviet Union
hasn't been able to silence this
dissent.
"The voices of the dissidents
have had the effect of making the
Soviet Union no longer the closed
society it has tried to be," he said.
Schapiro said the Kremlin has
hesitated at instituting a reign of
terror to suppress dissidents
because it fears the effect world
public opinion could have on trade
with the West.
Soviet officials also hesitate to
suppress dissidents because they
fear a new, more liberal regime
might come to power in the
country, he said. Criticism from
Western communist parties of the
Soviet Union's denial of human
rights has also inhibited Soviet
officials, Schapiro said.
"It is expected that the Soviet
Union will fluctuate between
clemency and oppression."
Schapiro said most Soviet
citizens never hear about
dissidents in their own country, but
would disapprove of them.
He said centralization of the
Soviet economy has increased
during the last decade despite
attempts by Nikita Khrushchev,
former Soviet Communist Party
leader, to decentralize.
BENEFIT FOR
GREENPEACE
Two live bands - 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Greenpeace films, 8 p.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, March 25, Ballroom, Grad Centre
Full Facilites, Admission $2
Ifs the tops!
Now Canada's favourite
sloe gin has something
extra. Pour a jigger over
ice, add ginger ale, 7-Up,
soda... and suddenly it's
got a foamy head all its own.
New MORRIS
It's a
foamy-topped
sensation!
Schapiro said the country is
ruled by an elite of technologists.
"This is scarcely conducive to
any form of decentralization or
indeed democracy," he said.
The centralization of the Soviet
economy leads to disregard for
consumers and corruption in the
bureaucracy, Schapiro said.
The party leader is still- a
powerful leader in the Soviet Union
but not as powerful as during the
reign of Josef Stalin, he said.
"Colective leadership has
evolved from a personal
despotism."
CLAIRE CULHANE
, . . prisoners' advocate
She said guards get caught up in
a bad atmosphere. Guards are
"largely okay," but want to protect
their jobs and future pensions, she
added.
The prisoners' rights movement
is growing among prisoners
because there has been little
reform in prisons, she said.
"Nowhere in the sentence does it
say that you must be beaten by
guards," she said.
She said the current lull in prison
violence is deceptive because the
prisoners are waiting for the subcommittee on penitentiary
systems in Canada to make its
report. The sub-committee was
formed after the September
hostage-taking incident at the B.C.
penitentiary.
Culhane said the government has
held other investigations into
prison conditions with little result,
so she expects nothing from this
sub-committee.
Culhane said prisoners know
they are members of an oppressed
group. She said.a 19-year-old bank
robber who gets a nine-year sentence gets angry because a
respectable embezzler may only
get a nine-month sentence.
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THE
UBYSSEY
Friday, March 18, 1977
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Hot flashes
get it on
The Graduate Students'
Association is sponsoring a benefit
for Greenpeace beginning at 9
p.m., tonight in the grad centre
ballroom.
Highlights will include a sealing
film and a whaling slide show, and
later there'll be a live band to
dance to.
Admission is $2, all proceeds
will go to Greenpeace.
TAs meeting
The newly formed Association
of Teaching Assistants will hold
its first meeting at noon today in
the Graduate Student Centre
garden room.
The association was formed to
enable TAs to have a group which
can fight any attempts to cutback
the number of TAs at UBC. All
teaching assistants are urged to
attend today's meeting.
Some objectives of the
association are to establish and
enforce a university-wide policy
on TAs, establish grievance
committees for TAs and to
eliminate large discrepancies in
the workload of TAs.
Fusion it all
Tired of nuclear waste? Got
that burned out, radioactive
feeling? Why not try a hit of
fusion talk, to blow away those
nuclear blues?
The Fusion Energy Foundation
is holding its Canadian conference
on Fusion energy and world
development at UBC Saturday.
The conference starts 11 a.m. in
Hennings.
The FEF was founded in 1974
to promote what many hope will
be the answer to the world's
energy needs: clean, waste free
nuclear power.
Keep your fingers crossed.
'Tween classes
TODAY
ASSOCIATION OF
TEACHING ASSISTANTS
First meeting, noon, graduate centre
garden room.
PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS'
ASSOCIATION
Guest lecture, noon, Angus 223.
ECKANKAR
Introductory    lecture,    noon,    SUB
117.
LUTHERAN CAMPUS CENTRE
Cathy  and  Bruce Webster play folk
music, 8:30 p.m., centre
coffeehouse, $1 cover.
UBC NDP CLUB
Stu   Leggatt,   New Westminster  MP,
speaks   about   unemployment   and
social issues, noon, SUB 212.
SKYDIVING
General     meeting    for    next    year's
elections, noon, SUB 115.
YOUNG SOCIALISTS
Forum   about   terror   in   Argentina
one   year   after   the   coup,   8   p.m.,
1208 Granville.
CSA
Cantonese drama:   Nothing  but  the
truth, 8 p.m., SUB ballroom.
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
Elections      for      next      year's
representatives,  noon,   International
House lounge.
SATURDAY
CSA
Cantonese drama: Nothing but the
truth, 8 p.m., SUB ballroom.
CHINESE VARSITY CLUB
Ice skating party, 7:15 p.m. to 9:30
p.m., winter sports centre, members
free, non-members, 50 cents.
VANCOUVER CHILEAN
ASSOCIATION
Canadian film premiere of Rebellion
in Patagonia, 7:30 p.m.,
Fisherman's Hall, 138 East Cordova.
UBC SPORTS CAR CLUB
A regional slalom: Lion and Lamb,
UBC SSC slalom, 9 a.m., UBC-B-lot,
below the barns.
VST CHOIR
Musical devotion for passion
Sunday, 3 p.m., epiphany chapel,
Vancouver school of theology, 6030
Chancellor, The passion according
to St. John.
SUNDAY
CSA
Cantonese drama:  Nothing  but  the
truth, 2 p.m., SUB ballroom.
CHINESE VARSITY CLUB
Gym night; floor hockey,
badminton and volleyball, winter
sports centre, gym A, 7:30 p.m.
MONDAY
SLAVONIC STUDIES
Peter    Petro    from     University     of
Alberta talks on satire in Bulgakov's
Master  and   Margarita,   4   p.m.,   Bu.
penthouse.
AMS ART GALLERY
Ninth annual art education
students' print sale, 10:30 a.m. to 9
p.m., AMS art gallery, continues
until Friday.
AMS SPECIAL EVENTS
Kendo demonstration by Japanese
tour group, noon, SUB ballroom.
WOMEN'S CENTRE
Organizational meeting for summer
women's studies, 5:30 p.m., SUB
224.
PSFG KUNG FU
Practice, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., SUB
party room.
TUESDAY
YOUNG SOCIALISTS
Elaine Bernard speaks, for a
democratic university, noon, SUB
212.
WEDNESDAY
PSFG  KUNG  FU
Las*t practice of the year, 4:30 to
6:30 p.m., SUB party room.
THURSDAY
GRAD CLASS 77
Tree planting ceremony, 1:30 p.m.,
Fairview grove, near new
engineering building.
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ART REPRODUCTIONSi
ART NOUVEAU
Largest Selection
of posters in B.C.
Photo Blow-ups
from negs and prints,
jokes, gifts, etc.
3209 W. Broadway
738-2311
(opposite Super-Valu)
\0EC0RA TE WITH POSTERSl
VANCOUVER
INSTITUTE
lectures
Hon. Jules Deschenes
Chief Justice
Quebec Superior Court
POLITICS AND THE
RULE OF LAW
Chief Justice Deschenes was in
private law practice until 1973
when he was appointed to the
Superior Court of Quebec. He has
been associated with some of the
most interesting developments in
Canadian law,
SATURDAY, MARCH 26
8:15 p.m. Lecture Hall 2
Woodward IRC
ADMISSION IS FREE
lectures take place on
Saturdays at 8:15 p.m.
on the ubc campus
in lecture hall no. 2
instructional resources
centre
admission to the genera
public is free
STUDENTS
GENERAL
MEETING
What for?
1. THE GRAD
CENTRE
Turn on the draft and
turn off the Muzak?
2. NEW GSA
CONSTITUTION
Your last chance to
say something about it.
(Copies in Grad Centre)
3. INTERCOURSE
Our NEWsletter
4.SUMMER EVENTS
Coffee House, for
example?
5.H0USING,
DAYCARE, ETC.
6. EXECUTIVE
VACANCIES
We may yet have an
election this year
7. FR!! B!!R
7:00 P.M.
TUESDAY
MARCH 29
GRAD CENTRE
BALLROOM
FR!! B!!R
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
NOTICE
The office of the Dean will move from its present
quarters in Hut 0-11 to Room 1507, The North Wing,
Biological Sciences Building, as of June 15, 1977.
Direct Entrance from east end ground floor adjacent
to bus stop. Telephone numbers will remain as at
present.
OFFICE OF THE DEAN
THS CLASSIFIEDS
RATES:   Campus - 3 lines, 1 day $1.50; additional lines 35c.
Commercial — 3 lines,  1 day $2.50; additional lines
50c. Additional days $2.25 and 45c.
Classified ads are not accepted by telephone and are payable in
advance. Deadline is 11:30 a.m. the day before publication.
Publications Off ice. Room 241, S.U.B., UBC, Vancouver.
5 — Coming Events
30 —Jobs (Continued)
THE CENTRE COFFEEHOUSE closing
night '76-'77, Friday at 8:30 p.m. with
Cathy and Bruce Webster and their
popular folk music. Relax with coffee
and five kinds of teas for only 15c.
Also, freshly baked pastries. Lutheran
Campus Centre. $1.00 cover. Bring
a  friend.
ARE YOU BEGINNING- to take root in
Main Library? Are you bowed under
by work? Take a leaf of absence.
Why wait for Spring? Branch out
now! You cedar's going to be a planting ceremony Thurs., March 31 at
1:30 in Fairview Grove near new
Civil/Mech.   Bldg.) It'll be  balsa fun!
ADVERTISING SALES
Salesperson required for a
period of approx. 6-8 weeks
starting May 1st. Apply
Publications' Office, Room
241, Student Union Bldg.
Deadline  April   15th.
CHUCK BERRY
With   Casino   Recording   Artists
SHAKEDOWN
Sunday, Mar. 27, 8 p.m. UBC War
Memorial Gym. Tickets: $5—Student
Advance. $6—Non student Advance.
$6.50 Door. A.M.S. Business Office,
(S.U.B.)   A.M.S.   Special   Events.
MUSICAL DEVOTION
FOR PASSION SUNDAY
The    Vancouver    School     of
Theology Choir presents
TOMAS L. de VICTORIA
The Passion
according to Saint John
SUNDAY, MARCH 27-3:00 p.m.
in The Chapel of the Epiphany,
6030 CHANCELLOR BLVD., U.B.C.
ADMISSION FREE
SEE GRAD CLASS president Bev Crowe
join the Shovel Squad Thurs. March
31   at 1:30  p.m.  in Fairview Grove.
35 — Lost
SEIKO WATCH in Sedgewick Library
washroom. March 17. Finder phone
224-9974 ask for Ian.
LOST—Five keys, four large, one small,
on metal key ring. 224-3751.
GRADS—Want   to   find   your   "roots"
They'll be in Fairview Grove.
40 — Messages
FOOOOOLISSHHH MESSAGES accepted'
in this section for next week's April
1st  edition.  Only $1.00  for 3 lines.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the Pillsbury
Doughboy.
MANY THANKS to the honorable anonymous person who returned my wallet.
10 — For Sale — Commercial
SOUTH AMERICAN Handicrafts. Unique items at unique prices. Private
importer.   669-1777.
11 — For Sale — Private
SELLING    ONE-WAY    ticket    to    Paris,
$300.  Phone  263-0631.
15 — Found
25 — Instruction
SPRING POTTERY classes at Peg's
Place Pottery School, 2780 Alma at
12th. 738-2912. Excellent instruction
in wheel throwing. 10 week courses
start April 12th. Registration day is
Saturday, April 2nd, 10:00 a.m.-5:00
p.m.
LISTEN TO THE CRY of the aborted
children. Their cry is no. Their cry
is a cry  of terror.  Heed  their cry.
CHARLIE BROWN: Stay at home March
31.   Do  not   come   to   Fairview  Grove
at 1:30 p.m. We, the Grad Class are
going to plant our tree. All grads
are heartily welcome, but no biters
are  allowed!
PERSONAL message to each 1977 grad:
Don't be a sap! Come out to watch
your tree get planted. No shady deal,
this  is all  above  ground.
70 — Services
WEDDINGS, THREE MINUTE passports.
Adams Photography, 731-2101, 1459
West  Broadway  at Granville   Street.
INCOME TAX returns prepared to your
maximum advantage. $10 up. 731-
9752.
PIANO TUNING — Expert tuning and
repairs to all makes. Reduced rates
to students. Call. Dallas Hinton 266-
8123  anytime.
THE MOVER. Rates from $9.50 per hour
or what have   you.
85 — Typing
30 — Jobs
PART-TIME employees required for
Budget Cleaners, 3506 W. 41st Ave.
Female   prefered.
SECRETARY
REQUIRED
for   West Coast  Environmental   Law
Association, downtown office. 2 half-
days, week.   Salary   negotiable.   Some
environmental     concern     desirable.
Phone
*84-7378
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INFORM Friday, March 25, 1977
THE
UBYSSEY
Page 23
Thunderbirds win World Cup
By TOM BARNES
The Thunderbird rugby team
overcame a 13-10 Long Beach lead
at half time to win Thursday's
Wfa-ld Cup game 35-13.
For UBC it was revenge for a 14-3
loss to the Forty-niners in an
exhibition game last year in
California. It is UBC's only loss to a
university team in four years.
Long Beach took a 6-0 lead with a
converted try at 12 minutes.
UBC scrum half Preston Wiley
set wing John Oleson up for a try
with a fine run deep into the Long
Beach end at 20 minutes. Wiley
converted to tie the score.
The try seemed to settle the
'Birds down as they proceeded to
develop their running game,
although passes continued to be
dropped with startling frequency
throughout the half.
The 'Birds took a shortlived lead
when Bill Collins made a spectacular tackle inside the Long
Beach 10-yard line after a long
pass into a lineout. A maul was
formed and the 'Birds took
possession as the ball came out.
Left wing John Oleson capped the
drive as he scored a try.
Long Beach scored a try to take
the lead back when wing Jempsie
Jackson picked off an errant UBC
pass at midfield then raced in for
the score. The final score of the
first half came on a Long Beach
penalty goal.
UBC maintained possession for
much of the second half, but were
unable to score for a lengthy period
due to the inconsistent play. But at
25 minutes fullback Graham
Taylor set second row Don Carson
up for what proved to be the
winning try.
Three minutes later Wiley added
a penalty goal.
Taylor provoked a UBC scoring
deluge with a running play down
the right sideline that center Rob
Grieg turned into a try. Oleson
scoredagainon the next UBC rush.
Robin Russell capped a fine
reverse field movement with a try
in the right corner. Just prior to the
final whistle, Grieg converted
Oleson's fourth try of the match to
finish the scoring for the afternoon.
Throughout the match, the UBC
scrum dominated their Long
Beach counterparts, winning most
scrums and lineouts. UBC's eight
man pushes were far too much for
the Americans to handle.
The victory gave UBC its 18th
World Cup and third title of the
year. Early this month, they had
taken the Northwest Intercollegiate League championship and the McKechnie Cup.
The World Cup was donated in
1921 by the defunct Vancouver
World newspaper. It goes to the
winner of the annual UBC-
California rugby game.
SPORTS
Mackie-Morelli athlete of year
at Women's Big Block banquet
UBC rowers host regatta
UBC rowers will host Western
Canada's largest regatta of the
Saturday, at Burnaby Lake.
Over 350 competitors from 16
clubs and universities will race on
what is, along with Montreal's
Olympic course, one of the two
finest rowing courses in North
America.
The feature race will see the
UBC varsity eight take on five
American college crews. UBC's
main challenge should come from
Oregon State University, which
came third last year at the Western
Sprints. UBC was fifth at the
Sprints, the Western U.S. college
championships.
Coach Al Morrow has high hopes
for this year's crew, which is
substantially larger than last
year's, averaging 6'3" and 196
pounds. The women's crew should
have its hands full tomorrow as it
faces the Canadian national team,
currently attending a training
camp at Burnaby Lake. UBC coach
Glenn Battersby is optimistic
about his squad's chances against
the club and the other university
crews.
Crews to watch are the UBC
lightweights, who are hoping to
row near their high potential this
weekend, and the UBC freshmen,
trying to snap their recent slump.
Thirty races are scheduled at 15
minute intervals between 9 a.m.
and 4 p.m. with the varsity eight
race at 10:30 a.m. and the lightweights at 2:30 p.m.
By PAUL WILSON
Anne Mackie-Morelli has been
chosen UBC's female athlete of the
year for her distinguished performance in national and international track events.
Mackie-Morelli was awarded the
Sparling Trophy for outstanding
accomplishment in athletics at the
women's Big Block awards dinner,
Mar. 17.
She is a former member of
Canada's national team who has
returned to the national training
program    this    year.
Louisa Zerbe won the Barbara
Schrodt Trophy for the top combination of athletic performance,
administrative leadership and
service to women's athletics.
The Thunderette volleyball team
won the Du Vivier Trophy for
UBC's women's team of the year.
They went undefeated this year to
win their second national title in a
row.
. Big Block winners were: Sue
Kainer, Beryl Allan (badminton);
Jane Broatch, Louisa Zerbe
(basketball); Frances Sloan
(fencing); Nancy Moore, Lesley
Williams (field hockey); Patti
Murray, Paula Phillips (golf);
Kiane Bastion, Starla Murray
(soccer);   Kathy Bough,  Sandra
WHY NOT LEARN
HOW TO SAIL
THIS SUMMER?
JOIN THE UBC SAILING CLUB
And for only $20.00 you will learn how to sail and be able to use our
Enterprise and Laser sailboats all summer long. We also have beach
barbecues and picnic sails to Lighthouse Park, and lots of other activities
through the summer. Come to either of the two meetings left this term —
Wed., March 23rd and Wed., March 30th - 12:30 SUB 205.
York University
Theatre Performing Ensemble
An intensive two year professional
program in acting and
dramaturgy leading to the degree
Master of Fine Arts
B.A. or its professional equivalent
required for admission
Evaluating now for Fall 1977
For further information contact:
Mrs. Magda Davey,
Graduate Admissions Officer
Faculty of Graduate Studies
York University
Downsview (Toronto) Ontario
M3J 1P3
(416) 667-2426
A
UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL
LEARN FRENCH WHERE FRENCH
IS AT HOME
ECOLE FRANCAISE D'ETE 1977
JULY 5th—August 13th
In the largest French-speaking university on the
continent you learn FRENCH where FRENCH is at
home.
METHODS: The latest audio-visual methods are used
with beginners; advanced students work in seminars.
ACTIVITIES: French-Canadian life discovered
through folksinging evenings, the theatre, excursions
into the typical Quebec, countryside strolls and
sightseeing through historic old Montreal. Recreational workshops in various fields of interest. Sports
activities available.
BURSARIES: L'Universite de Montreal has been selected as a participating institution in the Federal-
Provincial bursary program for Canadian students who
wish to learn French as a second language.
Booklet on request.
Ecole francaise d'ete
FACULTE DE L'EDUCATION PERMANENTE
UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL
CP. 6128, Montreal 101, Quebec, CANADA
Filipelli, Susan Clifford, Susan
Knickerbocker (swimming); Barb
Legge, Ruth Beck (tennis); Shiela
Currie, Margo Howe, Anne
Mackie-Morelli (track and field);
Kim Brand, Jayne Cryer, Melanie
Fox, Dorothy Schwaiger, Janet
Livingston, Susie Oliver, Sari
Fleming, Jo-Anne Fenton
(volleyball).
Canadians in global mission
Short and long term commitments
Priests and lay members
INTERESTED  IN JOINING? Write to:
Rev. Terry Gallagher, S.F.M.
Scarboro House,
10639-95 Str.
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 2C5  403/424-3321
I'm interested. Send me more information.
NAME.
ADDRESS:
ACE.
EDUCATION.
UBC
SCHOOL TEACHING: A CAREER FOR YOU?
TEACHING IN B.C.
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
The Faculty of Education
invites you to attend
An information session on
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1977
in the
Buchanan Building Room 106
from
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Information on current programs in the Faculty of Education for
students with a degree (or expecting a degree by September,
1977). Directors of Elementary and Secondary Division will be in
attendance along with coordinators from each of the optional
programs.
This is an invitation for you to attend. The main session will
begin at 12:30 with a general introduction to the available
programs. Following will be a question and answer period and an
opportunity to talk with representatives from each of the
optional programs. Page 24
THE        UBYSSEY
Friday, March 25,  1977
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