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 Clash over reps
'Bitchiness' in SUS
Science senator Svend Robinson
said Thursday Piers Bursill-Hall
resigned as president of the
science undergraduate society to
scare science professors into
granting more student
Robinson, also accused Bursill-
Hall of resigning so he could more
easily enter graduate schqol.
"I never thought it of Piers," he
said in an interview. "I never
before knew he was a moderate."
However, Bursill-Hall denied the
He said in an interview Thursday
he resigned at the request of the
SUS executive.
"The member of the executive
considered me much too moderate
and not radical enough to get ac-
Vol. LV., No. 17
Winter's soggy grip holds
UBC campus with arrival of
dreaded rains for another
six-month stay. Like a plague
of liquid locusts great
pulsating droplets inundate
bewildered first year arts
students while old campus
hands gather in small groups
and talk in muted tones
about the deluges awesome
side effects. "Already the
entire rabbit underground
society headquarters has
disappeared into the quaking
bogs around the Buchanan
Building", they say. "And
Melvin Thirstfirst, Alma
Mater Society ombudsthing,
ventured out without his
umbrella. The poor devil
never returned."
—marise savaria photos
I     OCT 1 9 1973
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tion from the faculty," he said.
"They gave me an ultimatum
asking me for alternate policies or
proposals for their consideration.
"I took this as a motion of non-
confidence and offered my
Bursill-Hall said the executive
was also dissatisfied with his
failure to have the SUS control the
election of student representatives
on faculty, instead of the individual
Robinson said the SUS only
asked faculty for five per cent
representation on committees.
48 228-2301 J Senate has already stipulated a
minimum student to faculty ration
of five per cent and a maximum of
25 per cent.
"The SUS certainly can't be very
radical if they went for the
minimum," said Robinson,
currently enrolled in law.
"Five per cent is a slap in the
face. The executive should have
gone for the maximum," he said.
"I've     been     fighting     for
NPA type
says COPE
fears vote
A one-time Non-Partisan
Association aldermanic candidate
Thursday accused the Committee
of Progressive Electors of backing
the proposed ward system in
Vancouver because COPE cannot
get candidates elected to city
council in a general election.
"Divide and conquer that's your
aim," Warnett Kennedy told
Alderman Harry Rankin as he
argued for a full ward system
before about 200 persons in a
constantly changing crowd in the
SUB conversation pit.
Rankin, a veteran sniper from
city council, said NPA candidates
would not even be elected as dog
"A super government can't
handle the needs of the neighborhood," said Rankin.
However, Kennedy said wards
cause disagreements and infighting amongst themselves on
city council.
"Each ward fights for itself and
only looks after its own affairs," he
Rankin is a long-time advocate
of the 21-ward system, COPE's
official position on the Oct. 24 civic
referendum and by-election.
"Vancouver is behind the
times," Rankin said. "We are the
only Canadian city with a
population of 150,000 or more still
using an at-large system.
"Toronto and Winnipeg changed
and it's about time we did too,"
said Rankin.
The five school board candidates
in the by-election were also in the
SUB  conversation pit  Thursday.
All agreed reduced classroom
sizes and greater community involvement in schools are needed,
while disagreeing on the extent
students should organize themselves in B.C.
The five, to be elected as voters
decide upon a ward system, the
purchase of all or part of the Four
Seasons site at the entrance of
Stanley Park and the construction
M of several city ice rinks, are
running for one vacant seat which
trustee Olive Johnson resigned
earlier this year.
Henry Arthur, New Democratic
Party candidate, said the over-
See page 2: CIVIC
meaningful representation during
senate meetings, but now if I say
anything someone will stand up
and reply the SUS only wants five
per cent.
"To the best of my knowledge the
resignation was contrived but I
can't understand why. The only
thing I can see if that Piers
resigned so he could appeal* more
moderate to the faculty and so get
into a good grad school.
"I hope it's not the case, but
there's nothing else for them to
gain. They're acting as if it's only a
kind of little joke. They want to pull
the wool over the eyes of the
faculty and the students."
Robinson said no one at the
meeting when Bursill-Hall
resigned claimed he was
He also said Charlene Moriarty,
a SUS rep on Alma Mater Society
council, told him Bursill-Hall had
told him the resignation was
However, she also denied the
"It's ridiculous," she said
Thursday. "We wanted Bursill-
Hall to resign because his policy of
co-operation with the faculty did
not work.
"He wasn't forceful enough in
getting the SUS to control the
election of representatives to the
She said the SUS is having
enough problems getting students
on committees, let alone 25-percent representation.
Bursill-Hall was vehement in his
denial of Robinson's charges.
"It's unmitigated bullshit," he
said. "We could never have gotten
25 per cent from the faculty. They
offered us five per cent which is 380
students and when I asked for four
more they granted my request but
only by a vote of 25-21.1 could have
gotten one or two besides that, but
nothing else."
"Svend is hallucinating if he
thinks we could have got more."
He said he agreed with the
executive's goal, but not its
"Getting the departments to
choose a representative is an old
trick to ensure there is no cohesion
among students and that they
couldn't speak with a united voice.
"But it's a question of style here.
I wanted to go quietly with a big
stick and they wanted to shout
student power, but I won't do it,"
he said.
"If you go for the moon you
might get a full meal but if you ask
for a meal you might get a few
"That is true but I won't ask for
the moon. If we start to act in such
an irrational manner then we're
way out and I want no part of it."
Bursill-Hall said he is disappointed his policies displeased the
But he said the new president,
Brian Kolthammer, is good and his
policies appear to be tough.
"You could say that the whole
thing was prearranged in that the
executive knew they wanted to get
rid of me and probably had
Kolthammer in mind as a
"At least the vote for
Kolthammer was unanimous when
I counted it," he said.
Bursill-Hall said Robinson
couldn't know what was happening
in the SUS because he is no longer
in science.
"I'm cheesed off that Svend is a
science senator but was only in
science for the first four months
after he was elected. He's been in
arts and now law for two years.
"Svend has turned into an
unhappily nasty character and I
don't understand his conversion to
bitchy politics," said Bursill-Hall. Page 2
Friday, October  19, 1973
Civic dispute aired
on student unions
From page 1
crowding problem in public schools
is the result of the former Social
Credit government's school policy
which lasted 20 years in B.C.
"On the average B.C. is the
worst province in Canada for
overcrowding and Vancouver is
the worst in B.C.," Arthur said.
Arthur and COPE candidate
Angie Dennis said they supported
the concept of a B.C.-wide student
union which would reflect the goals
of students.
However, Mike Francis of the
NPA and Pam Glass of The
Electors Action Movement
"There is such a difference in the
school districts of B.C. that more
would be gained by student
organizations with more flexibility
operating at the city or district
level," Francis said.
"What he's saying is that they'll
listen to you then do what they
want," said Arthur, an English
instructor at the B.C. Institute of
Glass said she also opposes
province-wide organizations by
students and called for stronger
representation by individual
student councils.
The lone independent candidate,
Helen Boyce, said she thinks
students aren't sure what type of
organization they want -and will
reserve judgment "until students
themselves make up their own
Dennis, a former school teacher
and COPE's mayorality candidate
in the last civic election, said she
thinks student unions are
necessary to fight an unfair system
facing students.
"Through   the   student   unions,
students are seeking what they
should already have as individuals
in this society — human rights. It's
the system that's lacking," she
Glass told the candidates
meeting people with several years
undergraduate      work      from
university, who for some reason
never completed their degrees,
could assist teachers and help cut
down class size.
Boyce said the provincial
government could perhaps be
swayed into paying these people
better wages for their work.
$40,000 ART COLLECTION, owned by Alma Mater Society
languishes in storage awaiting society decision on whether or not to
pay someone to guard it while on display. Collection, one of finest in
Western Canada, was once upon a time displayed in SUB but some art
critics borrowed those paintings they liked while hacking up the ones
they hated.
Students lobby Ontario gov't
LONDON, ONT. (CUP) — Improvements in
student housing, loans and grants are issues the
Ontario Federation of Students recommends the
Ontario government put into effect.
One of the goals of the OFS is to lobby for students
at the provincial government level.
The federation met this past weekend at Westminster College of the University of Western Ontario
The proposals were continued in a draft report
prepared for submission in December to the Ontario
government's committee on university affairs.
More than 15 recommendations were made in the
field of financing post-secondary institutions; many
of them would bring considerable relief to students
paying for their own education.
Some of the proposals were:
- no more fee increases, and a gradual
elimination of tuition;
- expansion of the manpower type student
- extension of the part-time student bursary pilot
project to all post-secondary institutions in Ontario;
- investigators used by the government to probe
award applications either be clearly defined legally
or disbanded;
- a cost of living clause be inserted into the
determination of living allowances for students on
- extension of the present six-month interest-free
period on student loans to one year after leaving the
- students should not be held responsible for the
interest on loans they contract because of slow
government loan processing, if the delay is not the
student's fault.
A wide-range report dealing with student housing
was also introduced at the conference. Its proposals
dealt with six recommendations, most of them
directed at local problems in various areas of Ontario.
A representative of the University of Waterloo
said the problem of apartment owners refusing to
rent to students was reaching the point where the
newspaper ads openly stated a no-students policy.
Consequently, one of the report's clauses asked that
the Landlord and Tenant Act be amended to prevent
this practice.
There was also a request that the Ontario
government's survey of student housing be released
immediately. The OFS maintained that the survey
had been made in February, the wrong time of the
year, when post-Christmas dropouts are at a peak.
The report said that the survey should have been
made in September to accurately reflect the year's
housing requirements.
There was some question as to whether the
government study had been complete enough. OFS
delegates explained that the survey had considered
only the number of rooms and beds available, and not
the quality of the housing which may vary widely
across a campus.
The government was urged to drop the policy that
prevents community colleges from building
residences. A representative from Fanshawe College
here noted Fanshawe students must rent currently
apartments in the immediate area of the college.
Rents are disproportionately high.
The restriction had originally been applied to the
community colleges to maintain a purely commuter
student body from the area surrounding the college
involved. OFS sources said the increased diversity of
community college courses was attracting many
students from around the province, and the need for
residences was clear.
The housing crisis in both the University of Ottawa and Ryerson Polytechnical in Toronto led to a
request for immediate release of funds for residences
in those locales. According to OFS, government
surveys have already confirmed the housing
requirements in these two areas.
The federation will present its report to the
committee on university affairs in Toronto Dec. 10.
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Representation suffers setback
Student representation in the
arts faculty has suffered another
setback, arts undergraduate
society president Bill Moen said
Moen told The Ubyssey arts dean
Doug Kenny had proposed holding
elections for student representatives in the faculty using a
procedure contrary to the
guidelines set down by UBC
"We found out from  an  arts
faculty member Kenny had con-»
tacted the registrar and asked him
to start election procedure," Moen
Moen said he, Kim Pollock and
Mark Allan of the AUS had met
with Kenny Wednesday to ask why
—marise savaria photo
DOLEFUL DAWG surveys crowd and bikes reflected in window outside Wilson record library in
underground Sedgewick library. It's a sad life for dawgs like this one when master heads off for study inside.
Kenny had not followed the senate
On April 25 senate recommended
elections of student representatives in faculties be conducted by»
undergraduate and graduate
societies but not by faculty
"Kenny told us he wanted
student representatives right away
and the fastest procedure was to
follow the recommendations in the
Prang report," Allan said.
The Prang report on student
representation, chaired by history
professor Margaret Prang, was set
up by administration president
Walter Gage last spring.
The report has been approved by
the arts faculty and will be
presented to the November senate
meeting. The report includes the
recommendation that elections for
student representatives on faculty
committees be conducted by the
registrar in the same manner as
other faculty elections.
"He was not able to justify his
actions," Moen said. "He asked us
if we wanted student representation. We told him we did but not
under those circumstances."
Kenny was unavailable for
Moen said election of student
representatives will not be held
until November or December.
"We have to wait until senate
either accepts or rejects the Prang
report," he said.
Moen said members of the AUS
and other departmental student
unions will submit a brief to senate
supporting rejection of the Prang
"The brief will urge senate to
bring the arts faculty around to
following the original guidelines,"
he said.
Math students
organize union
Math students have formed a
new departmental undergraduate
society in the science faculty.
Gwen Atkinson, steering committee member in the math
students' union, told The Ubyssey
30 students and three professors
attended the first meeting Wednesday.
"The purpose of the union is to
involve students in the math
department," Atkinson said. "We
have elected a steering committee
of nine people, who have already
met to discuss conditions in the
department and how they can be
"This includes the forming of
various ad hoc student committees
studying several different areas
under the supervision of professors
to whom they will submit their
ideas," she said.
Steering committee member
Mike McLaughlin described the
areas the committees would be
"With the professors' permission, the committee will
examine teaching evaluation,
curriculum, learning and the
setting up of seminars directed
toward undergraduates," he said.
Atkinson said the steering
committee would meet again next
Thursday and publish the names
and telephone numbers of their
"Our success so far has been
Mismanagement charges denied
Charges of mismanagement of the Alma
Mater Society speakers and education
committees have been denied by speakers
committee chairperson Janice Sandomirsky.
The charges were made by SUB
management committee member Rick
Murray and AMS vice-president Gordon
Blankstein at a public meeting of the AMS
finance committee Tuesday.
Murray specifically questioned the request
of the speaker's committee for $488 to be used
to fly Hardial Bains, Communist Party of
' Canada (Marxist-Leninist) leader and leftist
professor Leo Johnson from Toronto to appear on a speaker's and education committee
"Bains is in town often enough so why not
get him to speak here for free, which I'm sure
he would be glad to do, when he's here rather
than fly him out from the east," said Murray.
"Speakers on campus should be more
representative of people's needs as far as I'm
concerned — especially when spending this
amount of money," Murray said at the
Blankstein said at the meeting he was
dissatisfied with the performance of the
speaker's committee so far and wanted half
the speaker's and education budget of $2,500
given to his special events committee.
He said he believed his committee was
serving students' interests better than the
speaker's and education committee.
Blankstein's special events committee has
been bringing big-name commercial entertainment to campus.
The application for the $488 was withdrawn
Sandomirsky said Wednesday the request
was withdrawn because "we're not interested
in being slandered. It's just not worth being
baited," she said.
Most programs of the committee would not
involve much money as they would mostly
involve discussions involving local people,"
she said.
Sandomirsky denied Murray's charge she
had ignored memos Blankstein had sent her
suggesting potential speakers.
"Blankstein has never sent me one memo of
this type," she said. "He has only come to see
me once in this regard and that was about the
Divine Light Mission," she said.
After Blankstein's request the speaker's
committee had booked the SUB auditorium
for the Divine Light's speaker, Rennie Davis,
she said.
This is a common practise which allows
outside groups to book SUB facilities without
having to pay a fee.
Defending the actions- of her committee
Sandomirsky said so far they had organized
four noon-hour metings, a newsletter and
regular Friday night discussion examining
Canadian social problems.
She said she anticipated the committee
would be sponsoring meetings at the rate of
one a week for the rest of the school year.
"Attendance at Friday night meetings has
doubled since we started the program," she
based on our good relationship with
the professors in this department,"
she said. "This should serve as a
dry run for setting up unions in
other departments."
1,500 turn
into zoo
Discussion of the workers' strike at
the University of Manitoba
degenerated into a shouting match
as 1,500 students gathered in front
of the administration building
Even Ernest Sirluck, the usually
suave and diplomatic university
president, was angered enough to
instruct the students to "go to
Five hundred operations and
food service workers had walked
off their jobs Friday to back
demands for better pay and
working conditions and to force the
administration to resume
The students confronted Sirluck
with the charges printed in the
Manitoban, the student newspaper,
that the administration's press
release dealing with the union's
wage demands distorted the salary
figures and used selective
examples to support its contention
that the workers' demands were
The union is asking for equal pay
for equal work, no discrimination
against women, a fixed increase
instead of a percentage raise and
assurance that full-time union
workers will be hired to replace
those leaving.
Unfortunately, the circus-like
atmosphere created by some
Young Socialists, members of the
Revolutionary Marxist Group and
non-aligned students intent on
shouting rhetoric and slogans
resulted in a yelling competition
rather than a discussion.
Sirluck cleverly exploited the
He manoeuvered around the
issue just as he did when the
students want to know why pickets
were not allowed on the university.
At present, bus drivers are
refusing to cross picket lines
outside the entrance to the
university, resulting in a three-
quarter mile walk to the academic
buildings for the bus-riding
students. Page 4
Friday, October 19, 1973
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Come the rev • . •
You might have noticed the mass
democracy meeting downstairs in SUB noon
A man stood on a podium talking in a
very loud voice, shouting at times,
haranguing the audience and then refusing to
answer questions posed from that quarter.
If you listened closely, you might have
heard that they were saying some fairly valid
things, talking of the Arab-Israeli war in a
manner at least worth discussing. But then,
it was next to impossible to listen closely.
Those were the Communist Party of
Canada (Marxist-Leninist). And their
performance Wednesday was fairly
representative of their performances
everywhere else for the past 10 years.
On the whole, they have some fairly
worthwhile things to say. The part that isn't
is at least worth a good long discussion.
But we find their manner of presenting
this totally alienating.
Their line is presented in a series of
slogans that may carry great meaning to
those within some sort of left movement for
some years, but which are totally
meaningless to anyone else.
For instance, during the last provincial
by-election in Okanogan South, when
candidate Brian Sproule contested the seat
for the M-Lers, their slogan was "Don't vote
for   the   Socreds,   the    Liberals,   the
Conservatives or the NDP. They'll all the
Fair enough. But what does that mean?
And they answer with a slightly
exasperated "Don't vote for the Socreds, the
They leave little room for discussion, all
that's expected is a total embrace of the
All this is totally alienating for any
worker seeking to improve his lot through
changing the system. And since the aim of
all parties seeking such change must be
affiliation with working people and groups,
the party is self-defeating.
That remark might elicit screams from
within the party, from those who point out
that a goodly percentage of party members
in fact hold jobs generally labelled "working
But examination shows most of these
people are former university students who
left school to take such jobs and get close to
the workers. That's admirable, but hardly
indicative of working class support.
It's really too bad, because as things
stand now they're the only viable alternative
for people dedicated to real change. It's
unfortunate that such people are joining,
rather than branching out into another more
rational party. We hope they won't stay
within the ranks too long.
The students are so right to press
lor more Canadian content in their
It is sad when a student at UBC
doesn't know how to spell the name
of that giant of Canadian painting,
La wren Harris.
I'm referring of course to Gary
foull's column in the Oct. 12
Sandra Lundy
When you take action against the
supposed injustices of this
university by tarring and
leathering a man and stringing
him up to a tree for the buzzards to
peck at, you have achieved your
ultimate discrace(sic). Your
"clever" reporters who created a
bookstore "scandal" should be
relegated to the classification of
sub-human creatures.
What else could have prevented
(hem from going to the manager of
the bookstore and say, look, we
have discovered that people are
"abusing the system" and it should
lie corrected, and left it at that? A
good story?   Or  did  they  smell
involved and worked it out quietly,
then we'd have very little in the
way of newspapers. What we'd
have is a system where high placed
people went around furtively and
ran things without those affected
ever finding out. How's that
blood,   take  up   the   scent,   and
You say you have evidence that
the bookstore is inefficient, then
reprint your evidence (as you say
you should) objectively.
Would you also get hold of a
rebuttal to that evidence, so that
the reader hears both sides of the
story. Apparently you do not think
it necessary now that you have
exposed gross inefficiency personified (smirch, smirch), but you
have only shown that human
beings are fallible.
You have strung up a man as if
he had directed some corrupt,
conspiratorial plot against us. If
this man is guilty of this, show us
the evidence.
I don't think sub-human
creatures are in any position to
laugh at human fallability,
because one day they will eventually learn that they themselves
are not infallible. And with a little
luck, a human being will come
along and give them a break.
Apparently it was Bob Smith's
idea of a refund department for the
benefit of students. Such is
gratitude I suppose.
Brian McHee
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a story she went to the person •'*'
Right now I am sitting in Brock
Hall, completely pissed-right-
fucking-off. Some over-zealous
janitor decided to overdo his raison
d'etre and threw out the newspaper
clippings, which I had patiently
assembled for an assignment due
Also he/she decided to throw
away the loose papers containing
ideas and notes. Trouble is, I had
not finished using them.
I suggest all Brock Hall users in
future either nail, screw, glue, or in
some way secure any valuables to
the study carrell.
Or, shoot the SOB.
Pete Gutzmann
commerce 2
The coalition of support grows
stronger daily. New emphasis is
being placed on the possibility of a
concert appearance at the
university. With the increasing
concern a strong pressure will soon
be felt demanding that his works
should be available in the SUB
listening lounge.
Perhaps even The Ubyssey could
join the effort and provide the
public-at-large with a description
of his rise to fame and his
A few lines from some of his
greatest   songs   like   Sudbury
OCTOBER 19, 1973
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 writer and not of the AMS
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Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary
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"We're all good Canadian nationalists today," shouted Steve Morris as
he toppled from atop his beaver cap. "Don't hit me with any of that beaver
and maple syrup stuff," pouted Lesley Krueger as she praised the virtues of
the ward system to Rick "Walter Gordon" Lymer. "It doesn't matter I'm a
lumberjack and  I'm okay," shouted  Ryon Guedes as he pranced between
Douglas firs in his sheer negligee as red-suited Peter Leibek, Marise Savaria,
Ken Dodd, Ed Cepka and Don Peterson charged in pursuit determined to
"get  their man".  "It's all   irrelevant,  let  the commies sell   us  out to the
crummy Yanks — who cares," maintained Vaughn "Edgar Benson" Palmer as
he merrily studied his Superman comic book. "Personally I think Hockey
I  Canada  should  re-locate in Wenatchee," said "Lecherous" Tom Barnes as
I  Ralph Maurer, Allan Doree, Peter Cummings, Gary Coull, Dru Spencer and
I Boyd McConnell flashed their white maple leafs. "Give me an MP-40 and I'll
^solve the whole damned problem," intoned a falling Mike Sasges.
I last wrote to The Ubyssey
urging the formation and acceptance of the CU-UBCSTCFC (as
everyone knows the Carleton
University-University of British
Columbia Stompin' Tom Connors
Fan Club).
The response, to say the least,
has been incredible.
Interested persons have expressed their support for the
organization and new members
are coming daily. The national
chairman has written to say he has
received requests for more information from a startling number
of people.
He is pleased to note this strong
trend and hopes it will continue,
making UBC one of Canada's
strongest centers.
The university can be proud of its
stand for Stompin' Tom. The
Canadian music scene is
strengthened by this show of
support for one of its members. His
unique abilities make him a
natural standout and it is time he
got the recognition he so deserves.
Saturday Night, Big Joe Mufferaw
or Bud the Spud would give some of
his true flavor to the piece.
Thanks for the support. The
movement is growing Canada-
wide. Next week will bring official
recognition of the University of
Winnipeg association giving us the
In the words of Tom:
"Twas on a bar hoppin' spree
Back in Sault Ste. Marie."
John Miller
geology/geography 2
See page 13: PARKING
Dire Straights
After reading a number of letters in The Ubyssey criticizing the
Alma Mater Society for their handling of the Georgia Straight issue
(pun intended), I feel it is necessary to point out the viewpoint of
the Simon Fraser University student society.
This "Free University Edition" under the incorporated laws of
Canada IS NOT legally a Georgia Straight (quote from a Straight
sales manager).
The legal definition for any free handout rag that pays for itself
purely from advertising revenue is a FLYER.
The original argument put forward in favor of a free Straight
distribution was one on behalf of freedom of the press. This our
council agreed to, but on the same level as other free distributions
such as the Pacific Tribune.
This would have allowed one person handing out the Straight at
one location on our campus, the same as every other off-campus
organization does.
But this was not good enough for McLeod, after all he had
promised his advertisers a circulation of thousands, not hundreds.
So there we were, faced with the dilemma of giving in to him
completely or refusing him completely as he refused a compromise.
The implications facing us over setting a precedent of allowing
thousands of flyers being dumped on our campus becomes quite
I can guarantee any readers of the Straight that they will not be
the ones paying for the janitorial service of picking up 5,000
Straights left over in every cafeteria, lounge study hall or pub.
Nor will they be paying the clean-up bill when Safeway, House
of Stein and Drug Store flyers decide to get dumped here by the
As a result, our council decided that SFU, being a university,
should remain free of any commercial off-campus attempts to
exploit students in an attempt to make a few extra bucks at our
expense. We have not stopped freedom of the press, we have just
attempted to keep our university free of the influences of off-
I— campus commercial enterprises who view the student community
as just another source of revenue.
Whatever Dan McLeod says, is there anyone out there who
really believes McLeod is interested in anything other than his own
personal wealth?
Mark Haynes
SFU student society  Freudian analysis
Critic critic
Peter Duffy put together this collage of
comments. Frankie Johnson's exhibit appeared
in Sub during the last two weeks in September.
Reading the following closely reveals the
startling revelation: there are all kinds at'UBC.
Look for yourself.
In mid 19th century, Edouard Manet set up his
show Salon of Garbage. No gallery would show
his stuff so he showed it himself.
Pacific Vibrations in Vancouver wouldn't put
Frankie Johnson's stuff in their exhibit.
Assistant curator Willard Holmes told Frankie,
"I don't know if you're really an artist . . . you
may be discovered at the end of your lifetime as
a great eccentric." The statement sealed the
empathy bond between. Frankie Johnson and
Manet. Frankie told me he had to exhibit. The
Sail — on des Refuses
The students at UBC were the beneficiaries.
Frankie installed his show, collage, assemblage
and sculpture in three categories: junk, (slick
and connectic), photos, (photo blow-ups) and
ceramics, in the Sub Art Gallery. He chose UBC
gallery because he thought the above average
intelligence would allow the viewers to perceive
the show better.
Frankie left a yellow pad at the door.
Quotations below are from that pad of comments
written by: psychotics, malcontents, obliviees,
pranksters and toilet-writers disguised as art
critics. There was some positive, sympathetic
and constructive advice. There was much
concern displayed for the psychic health of
Frankie Johnson. There was social and political
commentary. The italics are Frankie's comments on the comments.
"Zeep galoo! If you've seen one atomic war
you've seen them all. Junk art is rubbish. (True.
1 looked up junk in the telephone book and found
places to get stuff for the show.) Frankie
Johnson is an imposter. (Must have been written
by one of my friends.) I don't know why you
bother. (Intellectual forces compelled me.) I
think you should get your head examined. (I've
had my head examined. Now 1 just want to be
left alone.) Fake art. Not art. Boring subjects
poorly executed. (The Mona Lisa is more boring
than anything in my show.) Frankie, where are
you? (UBC Sub Art Gallery.) The guy who is
responsible for this garbage must be sick in the
head. Pure utter shit. (This is a guy you would
never see in real life except to see his stuff on
washroomwalls.) 1% shit 99%crap. (My favorite
comment.) Does your psychiatrist know you're
loose? (Yes,- he does. I was let out of Essondale
last summer.) Poor Frankie Johnson. Where are
those Michelangelo kind of art? (Must be some
kind of wop.) Frankie, you really disappointed
me. I couldn't find any used parts for my car.
Waste of space and energy. Waste of time.
"Far out. Different. Fun but not art. (Fun is a
human activity, this is art.) Sub has never seen
such things. (I expected more comments like
that.) The entire show is brilliant. [J think it
could have been brilliant if I had money)
Brilliant! Loved the ladder. The chair and
ashtray were also very good. I didn't like the
other shit. (That was a clever j one, referring to
the things, ready-mades, which were in the
gallery before I installed the sfiow.) Fine work.
Try basket weaving. (Boggles my mind.) Very
meaningful to me. Depressive sort. (He or she
was reflecting his own condition. This was self
criticism.) Kind a cheered me up. (Wonderful.
I'm glad someone that may have been alienated,
got a little rise or felt a little better.) I understood you perfectly and am with you all the
way. (That was a good one. I'd like to meet him.
If he knows the direction I am going I'd like to
meet him as soon as possible.) You seem to have
enjoyed yourself, can't say the same for me but
one out of two isn't bad. (I was enjoying myself.)
Don't understand what artists are trying to
accomplish. They make me feel sick." (If the
guy got sick from perceiving the show, all the
One object in the show was a broken T.V. on a
wagon being pulled by two ducks.
"You better get rid of those ducks, hunting
season has started. (I was hoping the guy would
come in with a rifle and shoot the ducks.) Neo-
dada necrophiliac attack on Kurt Schwitters. Not
valid after Zurich 1915 anti-art becoming art.
Negation. Keep trying. (He thought I was
working with an idiom that is already dead, the
images in the show like the T.V. could not have
existed in 1915 so they are valid after 1915. Anti-
art is successful to my intention. The show was
derivative, not particularly original, but a
mannerism of the time.) Frankie Johnson had
better learn to function himself before he tries to
impose this junk on anyone else! Some things are
too cluttered with images or typecasting that
conflict. (This disturbed me psychologically
more than any of the others. I thought it was an
attack. It caught me off guard with its enigmatic
nature, he thought I couldn't function properly,
that I didn't have enough validity in my own
character to even tell anyone where I was at.
"A pleasant break from the world out there. (J
guess the show was escapist; but my intention
was that it would uplift the spirit or change the
"You couldn't give this way."
(None was sold.)
Peter Duffy
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9 p.m. and 11 p.m.
739 Beatty St.
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Sun., Oct. 21
8:30 p.m.
Tickets $3, $4, $5
Available at Famous Artists
and the Bay.
An Egress Presentation
The Perfect
On Sale Soon
Are you into Carpentry?
The Ubyssey is planning to have newspaper boxes on
campus to make it easier for readers to find the paper.
What we need is someone to build them. Thirty-five
boxes will be required, and the ma/or criteria is simplicity, sturdiness, and low cost. Anyone interested in
making us an offer can do so at the Publications Office
(SUB-241) before noon Tuesday, Oct. 23, 1973.
Screenplay by
Oct. 18:
Oct. 19:
7:00 & 9:30
Oct. 20:
7:00 & 9:30
Oct. 21
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Friday, October 19, 1973 Art galleries
Rural beauty restored
William Kurelek
"A Prairie Artist Paints the Mountains"
at the Burnaby Art Gallery until October 28
The expansive Edwardian mansion which has housed the
Burnaby Art Gallery's energetic programs in the arts since
1967 has an intriguing past and an exciting future.
Originally constructed by Henry Ceperley in 1910, it has
performed many different functions including country estate,
Benedictine seminary, and fraternity house. In their present
guise, the high stone walls and sparkling windows of the
Ceperley mansion provide an elegant and harmonious setting
for William Kurelek's retrospective exhibition of paintings.
The title of the exhibition is deceptive. Kurelek's paintings
in watercolors and mixed media divide into two discreet
groups: the paintings of his early life on the prairies and the
more recent jagged mountain landscapes. The contrast between these two different subjects contributes one of the show's
conspicuous strengths.
Both groups of paintings express Kurelek's essentially
didactic purpose. For Kurelek religion is both the inspiration
and the justification for his art: "I have a particular vision and
feel compelled to express it graphically in desperate hope that
somewhere, sometime, someone may be moved to think
Kurelek's vision of a heaven on earth evokes a palpable
sense of serenity in his prairie paintings. Here our attention is
centered on the agricultural and religious activities of the
Ukrainian community. The vast expanse of prairie never
threatens; community links are preserved and cherished even
in half-obliterated haytracks and fences. In these paintings
Kurelek celebrates his cultural heritage with emotions of joy
and reverence.
Kurelek's mountain paintings do not succeed as well as his
prairie paintings in capturing and fertilizing the viewer's
imagination. In the place of the earlier paintings' more or less
implicit religious theme, Kurelek substitutes an unsubtle
symbolism. Pinnacles of snow and rock leap up his canvases,
pressing a pale margin of sky against the top frame — the
Godhead made immanent.
Unfortunately, Kurelek's overt symbolism produces a
distracting effect in several of thesepaintings. In Gravel Bed, a
tiny figure, overwhelmed by the mountains rising behind him,
seems to be paddling wearily down a milky glacial stream.
The artist's annotation, stapled next to the painting, is uncomfortably revealing: "I put in the unclean spirit wandering
in the wilderness as religious symbolism and for compositional
reasons." One feels compelled to suggest that a fallen tree
would have filled in just as nicely.
Kurelek's lack of editorial restraint, however annoying,
does not seriously detract from his performance measured in
the exhibition as a whole. Throughout his paintings, but
especially in the more representative prairie paintings,
Kurelek's technique is sensitive and precise. His attention to
detail and his controlled use of bright, exuberant colors
bespeaks a confident mastery of craft. Kurelek's vivid recreation of the unhurried beauty and vitality of the Ukrainian
prairie community in the 1930's enriches our understanding of
the land and the way of life of its people.
In addition to its regular series of exhibitions and special
events, the Burnaby Art Gallery is participating with LIP in
offering a, fall program of extension workshops. A variety of
activities including stained-glass design, creative movement,
and film animation is offered to children and adults. The
program is co-ordinated by Nancy Townshend (a nice lady
who brews a devastating pot of tea) and is an encouraging
example of a cultural institution discarding its traditionally
passive role to become more actively involved in developing
community awareness and appreciation of the arts.
Rob Harvey
The Flu Epidemic... by William Kurelek.
Impotent poetry
Taking Tree Trains
by John Oughton
Coach House Press, 1973
John Oughton's Taking Tree Trains is a small
collection of inconsequential contemporary Canadian
poems that, for the most part, treat traditional themes in
a conventional manner. Basically, Oughton attempts to
be inventive and clever, but his originality falls short
and his poems prove disappointingly shallow.
The poetry is modern in technique and subject
matter. Most selections are in free verse form, with
some examples of concrete poems; they exhibit popular
stylistic traits, such as printing digits and ampersands,
and using capitals and parentheses, to achieve a particular effect. These technical coups are generally
ineffective, however. "Om Phallus" is the most successful in terms of stylistic cleverness. Bordering
throughout on crudeness, the poem occasionally
redeems itself with an inventive idea or expression. In
its third stanza, for example, the last two lines are the
saving feature:
Upright spawner of sidelong euphemes:
1 of lingam, ding-a
ling, dong,
schmuck, prong
monk and lance—
you are just two:
010, 010
The poem is, in several places, quite witty. It begins:
That whick I sing
stands up for One
is based on two
and in division multiples.
Further on it again manages a clever thought:
Lawrence's John Thomas, my shorter
self, with you I'd come to terms
you're not the only way to women
nor Freud's king Pin
on which all dreams are hung.
In the true poetic tradition Oughton plays with words,
supposedly, by the choice of words and their placement
in the poem, to bring out new aspects of meaning. But
wit consists both of substance and expression, and
Oughton seems to have slighted meaning in his desire to
display semantic dexterity. Compared to Margaret
Atwood's poems which are difficult but intellectually
potent, or Leonard Cohen's obscure but, often
emotionally evocative compositions, many of Oughton's
attempts at ingenuity are simply unsuccessful.
His strongest poems are, at best, interesting. In
"Libreros," by speaking of books in sexual terms he
indirectly expresses the frustrated sexual attraction
between himself and a female co-worker stuck behind
office reproduction machines:
Mute we read the other's gaze
while Henry Miller sleeps upstairs
shelved with a stamp on his spine
and sigh our eyes fall back to lie
separate on the dry sheets of learning.
Many however, express trite or simple ideas in a
passably imaginative way. The poem about the wealthy,
isolated (defensively snobbish) inhabitants of an elite
Forest Hill residential area in Toronto is neither perceptive, unusual, inspiring, clever or, in other ways,
impressive. His attempt to employ Jewish myth and
symbol in an effective finale is impotent:
In vision at night
the bagel triumphant rises above
the sleeping streets like Ezekiel's wheel
and everyone dreams tomorrow to be
the same.
The best part of Taking Tree Trains is its
created by Michael Sowdon and Rick/Simon
and front sport two simple designs, of trees and a leaf, on
a textured, pale powdered blue paper. The poems
themselves, though middling, are promising. In time,
with practice, John Oughton may become a foremost
name in Canadian poetry. I wonder, though, whether
that prediction is an optimistic assessment of Oughton's
potential or whether it is a comment on the quality of
Canadian poetry in general.
Linda Reed
The back
Friday, October 19,  1973
Page Friday, 3 *
India—Ancient eul
Two students from UBC, Gayle McGee and Ed Cepka,
travelled in India this past summer under the auspices of
World University Service of Canada, a student-faculty
organization that attempts to focus attention on the issues
of international development and Canada's role in this
field. A major accomplishment of WUSC is the annual
seminar consisting of Canadian students and faculty held
in a developing country during the summer.
Ever since its "discovery" by Vasco da Gama long
centuries ago, India has been a land of endless fascination
for western man. Long used as a proving ground for
European adventurers, India today draws western youth
in ever-increasing numbers. While India offers something
the west cannot, as the birthplace of numerous living
spiritual traditions, it is more than this that makes India a
major attraction for the international Volkswagen van
India's size and complexity, its many nations and
peoples, its diverse religions and customs and its exotic
colors and sights and smells make it a place of particular
interest. The poverty of India combined with its enormous
population gives the feel of an acute awareness of life and
death. The sense of a continuous and age-old struggle for
survival is very much in evidence. Boredom, the bane of
western man, is hardly a problem in India.
It must be understood that the term India is little more
than the name for a collection of separate and unique
nations joined together in a somewhat artificial political
union. India makes do with fourteen official languages for
a population consisting of hundreds of different ethnic
groups. Out of these fourteen, only English, the language
of the colonial oppressor is understood throughout the
whole of India.
The diversity and richness of India's many cultural and
racial heritages renders the modern Indian state a
complex and variegated phenomenon. India can be
described as a modern industrial nation and by many
standards of measurement it is. Yet stone age tribes still
exist in India, worshipping nature deities and living
essentially the same way their forefathers did thousands
of years ago.
India has come a long way socially, economically and
politically since independence in 1947. Yet the vast and
often surprising increases in industrial and agricultural
production, the increase in the numbers of schools and
colleges and the increase in social services have been
nullified by the staggering population growth rate. In
twenty years after independence the population gain was
187 million. Future population projections only cause one
to shudder.
The government seems to be making a valiant effort to
curb the fertility of the Indian peoples. Everywhere in
India, on walls and billboards and even designed into
doormats are birth control signs, urging no more than two
children to a family. Implied and often overtly stated is
that prosperity comes to he who limits his family. Birth
control devices are available for those who want them and
medical teams tour the countryside educating villagers in
contraception and family planning.
However, opposition is strong. Thousands of years of
tradition and a complex and rigidly defined familial
structure work against the cause of birth control. In India
the visitor gets the overwhelming impression of babies
and children, especially in the villages.
Among the educated Indians there seems to be a
prevalent wish to get out of India. England used to be the
place to go since that was where the privileged colonial
masters came from. For years Indians who couldn't meet
the entry requirements of Britain paid incredible sums of
money to fly-by-night operators who would take boatloads
or planeloads of Indians and Pakistanis across the
English channel to dump them on some deserted beach or
airfield to fend for themselves. By now enough reports
about the reality of the colored man in Britain have
filtered through to India to discredit the notion that
England is synonymous with wealth and power.
Now Indians talk about Canada and Australia as a
desirable place to emigrate. Canada is generally well
respected, but the consensus is that it is very difficult to
get into. Indians generally are very interested in talking
to Canadians and learning about Canadian wages, prices
and standards of living.
India gets the largest slice of the Canadian foreign aid
pie, with 80 million dollars annually in interest-free loans.
Unemployment and inflation are very serious and
political problems in India at the moment. Everywhere
the visitor meets unemployed college graduates ready to
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Friday, October  19,  1973 ture refuses to die
ne any job. The cost of living is going up while wages
re, on the whole, remaining constant.
Contrary to popular notion, there is no lack of doctors in
ndia, in fact, medical schools are beginning to curtail
nrolment. The problem lies in persuading young doctors
3 practise in the villages on fixed government salaries.
Large-scale spending on the armed forces is very much
i evidence in India at this time. Indians generally, in the
uphoria of victory, support the military buildup and
lilitary officers are among the elite both socially and
Hunger strikes are a popular means of protest against
liustice. Strikers set up a tent outside the struck
a&blishment or in a park or traffic circle and put up
umerous signs proclaiming their plight and grievances.
>ften these strikes go on for months.
Students at Delhi University recently struck and rioted,
rotesting poor bus service to the campus. Several buses
'ere burned and numerous people injured and arrested,
i Bangladesh, students first struck and then rioted for
le right to be able to cheat on exams.
India's cities are studies in contrasts. Primitive bullock
arts and hand-pulled rickshaws compete in traffic jams
;th swarms of taxis and large Mercedes trucks. Cows
ander around the cities, neatly solving the problem of
ulk distribution in a country where refrigeration is
:arce. Tattooed village women in brightly colored saris
ape at westernized Indian women in miniskirts.
The streets are full of life. Whole families live, work and
&£$&&'%'■■: ■
die on city sidewalks. A feeling of life and energy and
excitement characterizes India's overcrowded cities. The
hundreds of thousands of sidewalk dwellers in Calcutta
are largely there out of choice. In the villages there is no
work for eight months of the year and Calcutta represents
the chance to make money.
Beggars in India are a great problem and a considerable source of anguish and annoyance to the visitor.
They range from decrepit old men and women to horribly
mutilated children to out and out frauds. Begging is often
a racket with strategic corners in cities controlled by a
syndicate which collects the individual beggar's
revenues. Parents or guardians often purposely disfigure
children in order to make them more effective sources of
Bus and railway stations are favorite haunts of beggars
and at each stop they swarm onto the trains and buses and
work the aisles. Lepers are common in India, especially in
the holy cities like Rishikesh and Benares. You know
you're a long way from the green fields of UBC when a
lep'er follows you, grabbing at your sleeve with a
fingerless palm.
In the big cities, and especially Calcutta, hustlers are
another nuisance. They're usually young aggressive men
or boys who are combination money changers, pimps,
procurers, drug sellers, tour guides, buyers and anything
else that will turn a rupee. Japanese cameras, American
blue jeans and European folding umbrellas are held in
high esteem and command good prices. But with the rise
in international gold prices, the bottom fell out of the
black market in American dollars and now it is scarcely
worthwhile to change them illegally.
Despite thousands of young westerners flocking to India
and Nepal, the tourist in India is still a curiosity,
especially in the remoter areas, and is treated accordingly. Indians are a warm, naturally curious people
and the foreigner often finds himself surrounded by a
curious crowd.
Although rigidt India's social code is different from ours
and it often comes as a surprise when complete strangers
start to ask the most personal questions. Girls and boys
travelling together are objects of endless speculation in a
country where pants on a woman are considered immodest and where almost one hundred per cent of
marriages are arranged by parents.
However, the rewards of travel in India are great. Indians are a naturally hospitable people and friends are
easily made. By our standards the costs of travel and
living in India are amazingly low and one Canadian dollar
buys a lot of dal and chapaties.
Travelling in and experiencing a country where
cultures and values are so different from each other, let
alone Canada, is an educational experience that is hard to
match. Reverse culture shock and difficulty in readapting
to Western values is often an aftermath to the tourist who
returns home.
Ed Cepka
UBC STUDENT Gayle McGee gets the old glad-hand routine from Indian President V. V. Giri. Reception for nice Canadian kids
was held at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. Tea, lemonade and cakes were served. •
Friday, October 19, 1973
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Nose poking
CYVR body politic
A day on the job, sitting on his . .. chair.
—don peterson photo
The campus radio station's call letters,
CYVR, compelled me to go and have a look at
what makes the station tick. And, also, I thought
most people don't know much about CYVR. Last
week, I had an opportunity to poke around and
ask a few questions.
First of all, the radio station is located on the
second floor of SUB (right next to The Ubyssey
office.) They have two rooms full of turntables,
tape-recorders, record albums, microphones,
headphones, and other broadcasting
paraphernalia. There is a newsroom and a room
containing the teletype, plus, a huge room for
interviewing people or holding talks-shows. And,
of course, there are numerous little offices
housing various members of the station's administrative and executive personnel.
Actually, the radio station is the radio society.
Members pay dues of $10.00 a year (the membership is open to all students,) and participate
in all facets of the radio field. Ideally, that is.
Members write, produce, and broadcast the
show. That includes advertisements, news,
sports, special features, and, of course, the
playing of music. And, as previously alluded to,
the members do all the administrative duties.
The variety of things one may listen to on
CYVR range from religious music, through
news, sports, interviews, to the wide range of
sounds that suit the individual tastes of each
CYVR News and Sports is under the direction
ol Tom Quill. He tries to emphasize campus
oriented news stores and, because so many
students take part in them, he tries to give a good
deal of coverage to the varsity sports. So, extra-
campus news and sports is given less attention.
Quill believes that CYVR should be a service to
the students, and, thus, cater to their interests.
Quill along with Chuck Barton, was instrumental in creating Sound-Off last year. They
went around campus taping interviews with
students who commented on relevant issues.
These taped interviews were then run after the
regular news as editorials. This year Sound-Off
is the hands of Nancy Wilson who is giving the
show a new twist. She is interviewing women on
campus and getting the female point of view
(Let's hear you libbers.) Sound-Off is aired twice
a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.
There are two — rather three — problems
which plague CYVR. Their financing is rather
skimpy, there are some personnel problems, and
it is hard to hear the station.
The radio station has to maintain their ancient, but high quality, equipment and run
everything else in the station on a $2,000 subsidy
from the AMS budget (Ubyssey gets
$32,000), the revenue from advertisements, and
rent. They rent sound equipment for functions in
SUB and around campus. Plus, all those loud,
annoying trucks that wander through campus
publicizing coming events get their sound
equipment from the radio society. Without the
greatly appreciated help of the Engineers, the
delicate electronic equipment would fall into
disrepair. All the radio soc members are indebted to them.
One may listen to CYVR in SUB, Buchanan
lounge, Education Building lounge, and Totem
Park and Place Vanier residences. They are
hoping to get the station into Gage but that hasn't
come off yet. They run a cable over to the
residences and hook it onto the wiring, then the
signal is conducted into the rooms. All one has to
do is dial 690 on one's radio and the signal comes
over the speaker.
Even though the radio station is broadcast
throughout SUB, one usually can't* here it,
especially at lunch time. However, the radio
station can't control how loud they broadcast,
the building manager does. I wonder whether or
not most people would like to listen to music
while they eat their lunch? Personally, I think
people wouldn't mind. And, raising the volume
couldn't very well disturb anybody eating lunch
because it's so noisy anyway.
Dave Clemens gave me some idea of what he
wanted the radio station to strive for. That was
well and good last week because he was the
. president of the Radio Society. However, he has
now tendered his resignation due to the heavy
demands of his course load. Now normally, a
person wouldn't rely on what someone says if he
resigns from a position such as president. (For
instance, I bet everyone doesn't believe, let alone
listen to, what Spiro Agnew has to say now that
he's resigned from the vice-presidency.)
However, most of the things that Dave Clemens
complained about were probably the basic cause
for his resignation.
Clemens was upset because most of the
members of the radio soc paid their ten bucks
and came in and played "super-jock" and then
took off without contributing to the less
glamourous tasks involved in a radio station.
Such as editing, mixing, copywriting, and, in
general, putting themselves out. As far as
Clemens' policy went, he advocated a student
oriented station and less emphasis on music
because he felt that there was no way CYVR
could compete with the "big-boys" downtown.
Clemens was also dismayed because of the lack
of finances allocated to CYVR, however, they
have $2,000 more than they did last year.
On Clemens' chief complaint regarding the
unenthusiastic "super-jocks", one member told
me that Clemens was missing the point. The
member went on to say that a person pays his ten
dollars for the right to use the radio society's
equipment and that they are under no obligation
to help in the production of CYVR.
Clemens said there were nine or ten people
out of the fifty odd members who actually run the
station. The rest just come in and swell their
egos and leave. It seems that Clemens was one of
those "nine or ten" and that the burden of running the radio station was too much along with
his already heavy course load.
So, it appears that CYVR has its problems:
The president resigns because most members
are trying to do more for their egos than for the
station. Perhaps Bill Nicholson, who's probably
been around the station longer than anyone else
offers the best reason for the station's discord.
Nicholson feels that the station is definitely not
as good as it was a couple of years ago and —
way back when the station was located in Brock
— that there isn't the camaraderie between
members as there once was. He feels that the
station runs in cycles. A core of dedicated people
come into the society and remain for awhile,
and, then, the station begins to become built
around that core. Bill feels that the station is in a
sort of twilight zone: the old members have left
and the new core is starting to gel.
I hope Bill Nicholson is correct in his appraisal of the situation because the radio station
and its members should play an integral part in
the university. So, listen to CYVR: It's music,
it's news it's sports (This year they are going to
broadcast the Thunderbird hockey games "live"
from the Winter Sports Centre), and listen to
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Friday, October  19,  1973 Movies
Dizzy Disney
Degenerate cat nothing like Mickey Mouse.
About two years ago, just about the worst film
ever made came to town; it was The Stewardesses in which a special gimmick (three
dimensional photography) was used to draw
huge crowds to a film that was totally without
merit. Well, the move was finally banned, and
once out of sight it dropped quickly out of mind.
Now there's a new film, again with a gimmick,
again a pointless and stupid production, trying to
wrest mat "worst-ever" honour away from The
Stewardesses, and it's almost, but not quite, that
This time abound the gimmick is animation.
Fritz the Cat is billed as the first "restricted"
full length cartoon feature.
Directed by Ralph Bakshi, it is based on the
characters of R. Crumb, a funny, intelligent and
irreverent cartoonist whose work was seen in
nearly all the underground papers of yesteryear.
Crumb, quite obviously, had little or nothing to
do with this film. It lacks both humor and intelligence, and is irrelevant rather than
Fritz is a poet, apparently, eager to experience
life. He rejects his education (!!!) and embarks
on a series of largely ill-fated adventures that
touch on several aspects of the hip subculture of
the late sixties: he gets involved in an orgy of pot
smoking and mate swapping, instigates a race
riot, joins the revolution and bombs a power
plant. Hot stuff.
The film is barely more than an amalgam of a
half-dozen favorite skin-flick sub-plots: violence,
sado-masochism, inter-racial sex, threesomes,
foursomes, and the like. But the sexuality is so
devoid of sensuality that it is merely boring and
trite; it even makes bad porno.
The humor of the film is based on the fact that
most cartoon animals, as in Disney features, are
too good to be true. Thus, when an animated
rabbit shoots heroin, or a male rat takes off his
clothes and leaps on a little girl mouse, it's funny
because it is unexpected. After five minutes of
this, however, nothing comes as a surprise, and
after seventy minutes the only surprise is that
the audience is still awake. Even the racist and
sexist attitudes are too banal to be either funny
or insulting.
The animation itself is well done; the
characters have a Disney-like clarity, and they
are projected against landscapes that are
finished in a kind of sepia wash.
If there hadn't been such a fuss made over
Fritz the Cat, if there hadn't been such an obvious attempt to turn him into a cult figure
(there are now "Fritz" lapel buttons available)
then this movie could have been dismissed as a
less than coherent bit of "counter-culture" fluff.
(It's a moot point whether or not the perpetrators of this fihn were trying to turn it into a
parody of counter-culture antics — at any rate, it
doesn't work out that way.) But there has been a
lot of fuss, and frighteningly, this is a very
popular film. Long line-ups on a rainy Monday
night. Perhaps it's part of Bakshi's total fantasy,
life imitating art: the beer-drinking, dope-
smoking audience might just as well have been
in the movie instead of watching it.
Gordon Montador
SUB Films
Frenzy, the film one critic described as Alfred
Hitchcock's return from senility, is playing at
the SUB theatre this weekend.
After a long rash of ineffectual pot-boilers like
Topaz and,Torn Curtain Hitchcock returned to
the ranks of the great suspense film masters
with the release of Frenzy.
No, folks, this ain't one of those anemic
Hammer epics dripping in gore. Although it's
about a strangler, the film is a low key, tightly
constructed analysis of a psychotic killer.
It's not as shocking as Psycho and there aren't
as many moments of high terror. But Hitchcock
does manage to sustain a mood of subdued
hysteria through to the end.
Understated performances by Alec McCowen,
Jon Finch and a cast of relative unknowns set the
tone for a very slick film.
Hitchcock also revives the touches of black
comedy his films are well-known for. A special
macabre humor is used in the scene where the
murderer wrestles with one of the victim's
bodies while bouncing along in a grimy potato
Like other Hitchcock films (excepting
Rebecca) Frenzy was of course ignored by
Hollywood. It marked his return to his native
Britain, so perhaps he can work better in a more
appreciative atmosphere.
Frenzy js playing tonight, Saturday and
Sunday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7
p.m. in the SUB theatre. Admission is 50 cents
for students.
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Page Friday, 7 Drama
Historic extravaganza
Julius Caesar
by William Shakespeare
directed by Christopher Newton
music composed by Alan Laing
at the Playhouse.
Inside Christopher Newton lurks a Feljini.
Don't let the English accent fool you. Fellini is
there. Consequently, when Newton meets
Shakespeare at the Q.E., the result is a
Fellinistic Shakespeare which is, at the very'
least, rather astounding.
There is nothing wrong with orchestrating a
classical art piece to modern tempo. The
question is: how much?. At the end of the Purist
rainbow you may find sterility as well as excellence. Julius Caesar is not excellent, but it
shows no signs of the former.
Newton's Julius Caesar is the most innovative,
evocative and technically polished production
presented upon the Q.E. stage for a long time.
Newton's style (he is also the new Playhouse
artistic director) is evident when one first walks
into the theatre. The busts, the posters, the
sketches posted on the wall, the program, all
create an atmosphere. You know that this is not
going to be an ordinary performance.
And it isn't.
The next point is why. There are two possible
reasons. First, Newton is a dynamic, creative
director who chose to infuse twentieth century
production techniques into a sixteenth century
play to enhance its nuances and emotional
subtleties. Or, Newton is an establishment
theatre man with traditional tastes, who chose to
bolster a classical play with gimmicks and artifices to keep a modern audience's attention.
Let us look at the play itself for an answer.
The set design is simple and functional. The
patchwork of stones, the triangular promontories and monolith upstage comprise the set,
and they are used to the play's advantage
Costumes. Although a very unShakespearian
convention, like sets, costumes are generally a
must for commercial theatrical companies.
They are lavish and elaborate, and at least
historically  accurate.  However,  the soldiers'
costumes leave little to be desired.
Blocking. Innovative but not always efficient.
Actors are frequently upstage, and strangely
enough, cluster for seventy per cent of the time
on audience's left side of the stage. The
movement of actors and the large cast is smooth
and visually dramatic.with central actors, if not
occupying centre stage, at least the centre of the
actors' attention.
Lighting. Brilliant mood and atmosphere
recreation. The light of day doesn't hold a candle
to it. Only one complaint — voices we can see as
well as hear are preferred.
Acting is an area which bears the strains of
modern interpretation most unsatisfactorily.
Caesar is a shrill shrieking woman. We look to
find majesty, and there is none. Calpurnia is a
fawning wife and little more. Cassius and Brutus
are irreproachable characters, by far the most
noble ones on stage. Portia is superbly touching
and refined. Octavius is an embarrassing queen
who rants and raves with much sound and fury,
signifying. . .
The mob, or the management of commoners.
This category is part of blocking and acting, and
best exemplifies Newton the director. The mob is
ONE BIG MOB of wild, screaming dirty,
tumultuous mass of people washing the stage
frequently in surging waves. They are visually
exciting, but overdone. When the mob is present,
they are continually on the move. People are
scurrying hither and thither, or straining their
vocal cords.
Which brings us to our last area. The twentieth
century makes its biggest impact with Laing's
sound compositions. Cluttering up the stage can
also apply to air waves. At times the background
is tasteful and well measured, at others, excessive and pretentious, and apparently directed
towards keeping people awake.
So, is Julius Caesar a vision or a gimmick? It
raises some interesting questions concerning the
role of the director vis-a-vis established plays. If
the director has the right to make changes, what
are the limits? And in whose interest should
changes be made — the playwright or audience?
Or does it matter at all?
Steve Morris
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Page 13
From page 4
I am writing to bitch about the
disgraceful parking situation along
North West Marine, in the area
adjacent to the Nitobe Gardens and
extending as far as Totem Park.
I drive by here morning and
afternoon and always the seaward
side of the road is occupied by a
string of parked cars.
It's usually hazardous, what with
pedestrians crossing the winding
•     road at points where visibility is
poor, and with cars racing out into
the flow of traffic.
Once upon a time there were no
parking signs all along that stretch
of highway and the RCMP were to
be seen handing out tickets to
It is time parking was prohibited
along that stretch and the
prohibition enforced. Why should I
pay $15 to parking close, while all
these bastards park for nothing?
Gordon Richmond
Hockey 1
John Whitehead's comments on
intramural hockey in Thursday's
paper are totally out of line.
A letter I sent out to players
regarding their conduct in intramural hockey was sent out to
tone down the attitude of a few
teams that were out to destroy the
philosophy of intramural competition.
Whitehead appears to have great
insight into the administration of
the intramural program. Perhaps
he would care to take the reins and
make the "appropriate" changes.
Were you, Whitehead, around six
years ago when intramural hockey
games were controlled by the light
< switch? Yes, we had to turn the
lights out to control the games.
Were you around four years ago
when referees were paid $2 per
game, and as a result most officiating was done from the
bleachers, because we couldn't
find refs that could skate?
I am sorry to report we are not
"five years behind the times."
True, the calibre in hockey is
getting better, and some referees
are not as good as others. You must
realize of course (of course you do)
that intramurals is not an expansion league of the NHL, where
linesmen and referees are paid
$100-$200 dollars per game. The
AMS can only afford to pay
referees $3.50 per game.
It is rather poor taste (and
perhaps just your "pseudo-
jockness" just coming out) to
knock the calibre of officiating in
intramurals. Our referees are
students, (like yourself), who give
up their time to go to referee
clinics and referee games. It is
little compensation for them to get
intimidation and arguments from
people like yourself.
It is little wonder it appears that
intramual hockey has not improved when people such as
yourself complain at every call.
Game misconducts and suspensions are there for a reason. A little
respect for officials and diplomacy
would greatly enhance the
If a player is sent off, he should
go off the ice — no bitching. So
what if they do it in the NHL? This
isn't the NHL! We run straight
time games and if you want to
waste the other players time by
complaining at every call, go
ahead, but go and play in the
"hackers" league. Once again
there is no room for people like you
in this program.
George Mapson
men's intramurals
Hockey 2
Let's all salute John Whitehead,
the resident intramural critic on
campus. The office staff thanks
you gratefully for the many hours
of considerate help you have given
this year to the program.
Yea, though we walk through the
wars of intramurals, we fear no
evil . . . John is with us. We're
fortunate to have John, for without
him we would probably be 10 years
behind the times as far as hockey is
We know the student referees do
not rate with Bill Friday and Art
Skov. Bill Friday and Art Skov
don't work for $3.50 per game.
Considering we have nine hours
and it has a lot to do with projecting a man's personality
Ask us about our protein body waves and any information on
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We also retail the very best products on the market for the
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We are located on Campus. Come and see us. (By appointment only).
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of hockey per week, with three
games taking place in each of those
hours, we are lucky to be able to
pay our officials $'3.50. To bring in
certified officials (and we have
four of them) costs at a minimum,
$6.50 per game. Money does not
grow on trees, John . . . you should
know that being in commerce.
One last point — referees do their
best. But when they are continually
sworn at, shot at with the puck and
yes, even physically attacked —
maybe this does do something to
interfere with their refereeing
performance. Think about it John
next time you are nailed for a
There is a pharmacy — beta
division I game in the near future.
Care to ref, John? I should be able
to fix you up. See me in room 308,
War Memorial gym.
Dennis Quinlan
-   referee-in-chief
men's intramurals
because it is their mismanagement
which is ripping us off. There will
always be dishonest students, as
there are dishonest people in every
walk of life. It is the responsibility
of a manager to minimize
dishonest activities, as any other
"commercial" bookstore does.
A simple preventative measure
would have been to locate the
refund desk outside the bookstore
eg. Brock Hall. This would have
eliminated the problem. A desk at
the back of the bookstore was an
open invitation to a "rip-off". If
anyone should be held responsible,
it should be the manager.
Mike Saxton
arts 4
Re: article on the "rip-off" at the
The comment by the bookstore
manager to the effect that
"students will now have to pay
higher book prices", is an incredibly irresponsible statement.
It is obvious that the b.s. manager
is inept in his position and should
be replaced. The only reason that
"rip-offs" and inordinately high
shoplifting occurs, is due not to
"inefficiency", but to grossly incompetent management and
inadequate or non-existent controls.
For the manager to attempt to
pass the buck to students, is an
abandonment of his responsibility
to the university community.
Why should students be compelled to subsidize mediocre*
If appropriate preventive
measures are introduced, and if
intelligent management is employed, the perennial pathetic
excuses which emanate from the
bookstore re: "annual losses",
should never reoccur.
I strongly recommend that
"accountability" be introduced
into the bookstore operation and
management     immediately,
Back in the good old days when I
was a tad I went to your illustrious
campus and even worked on the
infamous Ubyssey.
Therefore you can easily understand how my heart leapt up
when one of the chaps in the office
pointed out that my comely visage
had once more graced your pages.
I'm referring of course to
Fotheringham: Hack Back Now
Seer in The Ubyssey, Oct. 11, page
My only quarrel with your splash
was the reference to me as a former sports editor. While it is quite
true that I once held that position,
may I remind you that I was also at
one point editor-in-chief.
Other than that may I compliment you on successfully exploiting a speech by a well-known
man-about-town into a front page
space filler.
In passing, I might add that your
attempt at a fake letter-to-the-
editor from the same chap hasn't
been half bad either.
Thank you.
Allan Fotheringham
former Ubyssey sports editor
Dear David
The following is a copy of a letter
I've sent to New Democratic Party
leader David Lewis:
Your comments today on the
"flagrant Arab aggression"
presently   taking   place   have
cleared my mind on the true
meaning of "aggression" and how
it has been misunderstood.
I now realize my mistake. I have
been under the impression that
Nazi Germany was the aggressor
in World War II. I am now
enlightened. I know now that
France, Norway, Holland, Denmark, Belgium, Czechoslovakia,
Poland, Russia, Hungary,
Yugoslavia, etc. etc. were the real
aggressors when they fought to
retain their Nazi-occupied
territories. After all, Hitler only
wanted "secure borders" and
With my new-found definition of
"aggression" I realize now that the
Arab countries are the real
aggressors. After all, Israel only
wants "secure borders" and
"breathing space".
Now that you and I understand
the new meaning of aggression,
David, how can we convince the
rest of the world?
M. Greenall
Surrey, B.C.
That "mysterious thing" (as you
so snidely refer to it) sitting in
front of Buchanan is none other
than a display of a system to
prevent locking brakes on semitrailer trucks.
Locked brakes cause skids which
can be most scary, particularly if
you are wheeling something like a
Peterbilt longnose with a 60-foot
possum-belly liner.
Regular readers of Bus and
Truck transport magazine, who
would instantly recognize the
Berg-Fiat logo, no doubt had little
trouble identifying that "object".
I am not an engineer, nor am I
I didn't put it there.
Dave Dudley
The Ubyssey welcomes letters
from all readers.
Though an effort is made to
priqt all letters received, The
Ubyssey reserves the right to edit
for clarity, legality, brevity and
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Friday, October 19, 1973
Hot flashes
open longer
The cafeteria in the Neville
Scarfe building operated by the
Canadian National Institute of the
Blind has extended its hours and
will open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The extension of operational
hours is on a trial basis till next
Ward system
The topic of whether
Vancouver should have a ward
system will receive another
hearing Monday night at 8:00
p.m. in the Ryerson Memorial
Hall, 2195 West Forty-fifth.
Paul Tennant, UBC political
science professor will be
moderator   of   a   panel  featuring
Robert Clark, UBC academic'
planning director, COPE alderman
Harry Rankin and representatives
from the NPA, NDP and TEAM.
Sponsored by the
M arpole-Fraser chamber of
commerce the meeting will also
consider whether the number of
aldermen in Vancouver should be
Barbara Larkin, a fourth year
UBC rehabilitation medicine
student has been awarded the
$1500 Sherwood Lett Memorial
Named in honour of Sherwood
Lett, former B.C. chief justice and
member of UBC board of
governors, the award is open to
men or women who have
completed    at    least    two
Tween classes
Argentina    and    Chile    "Is    Peron
Another    Allende?"    Speaker    Phil
Courneyeur. 1208 Granville.
Meeting noon IH lounge.
Lunch   meeting   noon   grad   student
AGAPE    life    meeting    7:30    p.m.
3886 West 14.
Meeting noon SUB 215.
Swami Bhoomananda Tirth (we
didn't make it up folks) will talk on
Brahma Vidya: the yoga of knowledge, noon Lassere 102.
Rap sessions, all interested gays welcome 8 p.m. arts I building. Plus
noon hour meeting noon SUB
Meeting noon SUB 111. Annual
beer and chicken night 7:30 SUB
ballroom. Dance to the Twitch (is
that a disease?) Tickets at SUB
undergraduate sessions at UBC
and plan to continue studying at
the university for at least the next
regular session.
God things
Theological fellowships are
now available for any accredited
Protestant seminar in the United
States or Canada.
Candidates must be under 30,
Canadian or American citizens
and must be nominated by a
minister, faculty member, or
former Fellow. They will be
interviewed on Nov. 9.
W. Martin Jr., associated
director of, the Fund for
Theological Education, will be
hosting a dinner on campus Oct.
24 for those interested. Dinner
reservations should be made by
phoning 228-2721 before 5 p.m.
Oct. 22.
Frosh  dance with  Cheek 8:30 p.m.
SUB ballroom.
General meeting noon SUB 213.
General    organizational    meeting
noon SUB party room.
Presents   Michael   Grant,   freelance
writer,    on   the   Roman   Emperors
noon   Buch.   100.
It's Arrived! Datsun's new
1974 economy
See it at
290 S.W. Marine Drive
Dir. Lie. 1812
Steaks - Pizza - Spaghetti - Lasagna - Ravioli - Rigatoni - Chicken
Mon. - Thurs.
4:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Fri. - Sat.
4:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.
. Sun.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m
Mon. - Thurs.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Fri. - Sat.
11:00 a.m. -4:00 a.m.
1:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m.
1359 Robson
Career Employment?
A workshop designed to help you learn some of the basics of
interviewing for career employment, involving Videotape,
Lectures and Discussion, is now available.
Sign up now — at the Office of Student Services.
Sponsored by the Office of Student Services and the Faculty of Commerce
& Business Administration.
RATES: Campus — 3 lines, 1 day $1.00; additional lines, 25c;
Commercial — 3 lines, 1 day $1.50; additional lines 35c;
additional days $1.25 & 30c.
Classified ads are not accepted by telephone and are payable In
advance. Deadline is 11:30 a.m., the day before publication.
Publications Office, Room 241 S.U.B., UBC, Van. 8, B.C.
turing "SATELLITE". Friday,
Oct. 19 — S-l a.m. International
the Engineers' OktoberfFITS'' —
next  Friday,   Oct.   26th.
Sat., Oct. 20 — 8:30-1:00, SUB
Help Wanted
Special Notices
Then you need
a print dryer
Single   Paint     $14.95
Double  Faint     $19.96
Single  Chrome     $13.19
Twin  Chrome     $35.56
trje TLmi anb gutter
3010  W.   Broadway 736-7833
AM-FM Stereo receiver. 2 speakers, turntable, base, cover and
cartridge, list $200. Tour cost
$125. 2-year parts guarantee.
Call   325-0366   for   savings.
people hate twice a day." Dr.
Bundolo's Pandemonium Medicine
Show this Tuesday, Oct. 23 —
12:3_0_in SUB Theatre. It's Free!!
Jewellery and Kitsch. 3715 Main
St., at 21st.  Phone 879-7236.
Autos For Sale
my home. Essays, Thesis, etc.
Neat accurate work. Reasonable
rates.   Phone  263-5317.
ist Experienced Math & Technical Thesis Typist. Mrs. Ellis,
The B.C. Corrections Service is
presently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Probation Officer. This is a demanding and challenging career
job which includes working
with the courts, with juvenile
and adult offenders and with
the community in helping to
deal with one of society's major
social problems — crime.
Basic Requirements:
—B.A.,    preferably    in    social
—WlnvmTiTn  age 23;
—Canadian  citizen  or British
—T"V*"n»" of one year's residency in B.C.;
—Willingness   to   work   anywhere in the province.
For  further  information,  contact    youi^   Student    Placement
Office,  or rlie  Marpole  Training
Centre,   89S2   —  Hudson   Street,
Vancouver  14,   B.C.   (266-5321).
tessen 2 or 3 eves, per week.
Apply 848, Granville. Van. 2,
to act as night staff in small
treatment homes in Richmond.
736-8711   —  Anna   Battler. *
ing. Kerrisdale area. 4 hours/2
times per month.   Ph.   261-4417.
Work Wanted
Music Instruction
Tutoring Service
reasonable    rates.    Call    733-3745
after   5:30   p.m.   or   Tutoring,
Centre  in SUB.
modation in 10' x 20' bldg. on log
float. Unit has stove, fridge,
sink, toilet, bunk, closet & thermostatic wall heater in 2 rooms.1
Additional storage shed. Ideal
for one person. $3,000. Ph. 684-
to share large Kits, house with
two others. Fireplace, own room.
Call (evenings preferably) 731-
TWO     ROOMS     FOR     RENT     IN
house Share facilities.  Five min-^
utes   from   campus.   Prefer   women.   224-9102. Friday, October  19,  1973
Page 15
ST*- . .
-    */*:   " fc-
—peter cummings photo
NURSES AND HOME ECONOMICS players race to collide with each other Thursday in the annual
T-Cup football game at Thunderbird stadium. Fun sport is called football. Object of the game was to
remain uninjured and to raise funds for Crippled Children's Fund.
Nurses take T-Cup
Those sneaky Nurses slid over
for six to win the priceless Teacup
award again this year..
Nurse quarterback Brenda
Richmond cut in from the one to
score the only major of the game.
Home Ec coach Joe Gluska who
predicted a "moral victory" for his
team before the match was in a
frenzy over the loss. While foaming
on the ground he managed to
praise his defencive line. "Angela
Robinson and Aubin Brink played a
great game for us," he said.
Nurses' coach, Jim D'Alfonso,
while quietly smirking over Joe's
Birds take game?
This Saturday at 2 p.m. the Thunderbird football team will meet the
University of Calgary Dinosaurs at Thunderbird Stadium.
Rumor has it the Birds are going to win.
In their previous encounter, Calgary was lucky to pull out a 9-6 win
with a last-minute field goal. This time, they may not fare so well.
Last week the Dinosaurs were beaten by the Manitoba Bisons 36-13.
The Bisons were most unhappy when they left Thunderbird Stadium on
their victory Sept. 25. They had won when they were beaten and that
sort of a. win doesn't sit too easy on a team's conscience.
Being well into the football season, injuries are going to play a part
in the outcome of any game. Fortunately, the Birds had a bye last week
and had something of a breather. They'll go into Saturday's game fairly
healthy, which is strictly a relative term.
Jim Tarves, sidelined for two weeks, should be back in the line-up at
quarterback. This will add the threat of a deep pass to the offence again.
This game should be of interest with regard to the future look of the
, team. Policy will probably be decided on the players going both ways,
whether Coach Norm Thomas will remain with Busto as tailback, and if
Bill Baker and Don Cameron will remain on defence.
No entanglement in Co-rec
lack of control credited his team
with great ball handling, which
allowed them to dominate the
game. He pointed to the fact that
the Nurses' territory remained
virgin until late in the game.
In the Molson Canadian Pushball
game at half-time, the engineers
limped past a staggering Aggy
team who had obviously taken
their sponsor to heart. The final
humiliating score was 1-0, which
will leave the Aggies cowering in
the barns till next year.
Even though CKLG's Roy "Mr.
Personality" Hennessy did not
show up as he had promised, there
was plenty to cheer about. The
cheerleaders, a unique group, led
the cheer for the day.
Not to be outdone, Gordon
Blankstein, Alma Mater Society
vice-president, shed his dignity
and his clothes on a volunteer
basis. It was refreshing both to the
fans and Gordon's underwear
which he has faithfully worn since
his election last March. The
courteous chambermaids
surrounding Blankstein were
polluted engineers who missed the
last bus to Houston.
God bless us all.
Now you can participate in an
informal game of touch football or
something   without   becoming
entangled in the whole intramural
Co-Rec, a branch of UBC intramurals, has started a new
program in which anyone can
participate by showing up for the
game. No team lists or statistics
are kept and all equipment is
provided. There is no charge.
There will be regularly
•ischeduled events Monday through
Thursday evenings, and in addition, numerous special events
such as a curling bonspiel and a
track meet.
Anyone interested can find out
more by dropping in on War
Memorial gym 202 or by phoning
228-0901 after 5 p.m.
Scheduled weekly activities are:
*   Tuesday: volleyball, gym B, new
gyms,8:30-10:30p.m.; chess, SUB
125, 7:30 - 10:30 p.m., bring own
board;   bowling,   SUB  bowling Thursday: bridge, SUB 125 7'30
lanes, 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. - io:30 p.m., bring own  cards;
Wednesday: basketball, gym B, badminton, gym B, new gyms, 8:30
new gyms, 8:30 - 10:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Pumpkin race Wed.
The second annual Great Pumpkin bicycle race will be held Wednesday at noon.
There will be separate courses for men and women. The men's will
be three miles long; the women's two and a half. It starts in front of
Wesbrook and finishes in front of the War Memorial gym.
Anyone sponsored by a campus club or organization can enter the
race. There will be separate winners in the two categories who will
receive special surprise prizes.
For the gambling types, there is also a lottery involved. Even as you
read this article, you may be accosted by someone wanting you to buy a
chance on the sweeps. On the eve of the race, tickets will be drawn on
each entry, the possessor of the winner's sharing five per cent of the
take. The cyclist receives $15 for his or her war chest.
Interested? If the answer is an unqualified yes, see Sue Rich or
Laurie Wilson in room 202 in the War Memorial gym.
Defending champs are Helmut Meisle and Ellen Crute.
New and Used
We Trade Used Pocketbooks and Magazines
Located Near the Varsity Theatre at
4393 W. 10th Ave.       224-4144     Open 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
We are still learning!
Due to recent Jewish holidays & the crisis in Israel,
our program of FJU courses was interrupted. We are
now back on a full schedule. Here it is:
Mon.:   Where Judaism Differs — Phyllis Solomon
Tues.:   Modern  Philosophies of Judaism —
Rabbi W. Solomon
Wed.:   The Lonely Man of Faith - Rabbi M. Hier
Thurs.: Hasidism:   Philosophy  &   Practice  —
Rabbi S. Levitan
Fri.:      Problems of Contemporary Jewish  Identity —
Steve Wexler
Classes meet every week at 12:30
Hillel House behind Brock
Open to campus community
Tuesday, Oct. 23
6:30 p.m.
Upstairs Lounge
AU interested are welcome I
world wide travel
To Avoid Disappointment Book Early
We have seat allocations with PWA for
Kamloops, Kelowna, Cranbrook, and
We're in the Village
5700 University Blvd. 224-4391
world wide travel Page  16
Friday, October  19, 1973
This is NOT a Clearance Sale of old Ski Merchandise BUT a
SUPER SKI SALE of NEW Merchandise purchased for this SALE!
Including 1974 Brand Names! OUR DIRECT BUYING MEANS
Exclusive '74 DIRECT BUY
Expensive? NO! 1 Varnish. 2 ABS
sides-. 3 ABS top surface. 4 Stratified
filass-epoxy. 5 Wooden core. 6 Polyethylene base. 7 Hidden steel edge.
Also in Stock
Strato 102 & 650 ST 650 Roc 550
Fiberglass Ski
Also in stock For
Belmont Model
Reg. $60.00
Reg. $85.00
Blizzard Ski
The ideal pleasure ski suitable for a
broad range of skiers and ski techniques.
Sandwich compound ski with perradur
aluminum, stress supporting fiberglass
belt, rubber-supported continuous profile edge.
Manufacturer's Sugg. List $89.95
1     SKI    1
1  100% WOOL 1
1      SKI     1
Great Colours 1
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& Styles     1
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