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     VOLUME 26, No. 3, FALL 1972

  5 THE
          TREK                                 Hennell

   OF DUNCAN SUTTLES                      N. E. Omelusik

   B.C.'s Pioneer
   In Sex Education                           Viveca Ohm
                                                                           are coming for the
                                                                                classes of
                                                                          1932    1937
                                                                          1942    1947
EDITOR                   BA'62
            Clive Cocking,
EDITORIALASSISTANT             Susan Jamieson,BA'65
                                                                          1952    1957
COVER      Annette
Alumni Media, (604-688-6819)                                              On Saturday, October 21,
                                                                          there's dinner at the UBC
Mrs. R.W. Wellwood, BA'51, chairman, Frank C.                             Faculty Club followed by
Walden, BA'49, pastchairman,Mrs.FrederickField,                            dancing in the Ballroom
BA'42, Dr. Joseph Katz, (BA, MEd, Manitoba),                               of the Koerner Graduate
(PhD, Chicago), Trevor Lautens, (BA, McMaster),                                 Student Centre.
Dr. Ross Stewart, BA'46, MA'48, (PhD,
Washington), Robert Dundas. BASc'48                                    If you haven't already received
Harry Franklin, BA'49, Ian MacAlpine, LLB'71,
Mrs. Nathan Nemetz, BA'35, Dr. Erich Vogt,
                                                                         a letter from the chairman of
(BSc, MSc, Manitoba), (PhD, Princeton),                               your reunion class giving all the
 Valerie Hennell, BA'70, MA'72.                                         details of this special evening
                                                                       contact the UBC Alumni office
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                                                                           A W e That
                                                                              Built A
                                                                             And Began
                                                                            A Tradition
                                                                                Valerie Hennell

Somethinghashappenedtothis             dents were housed on the grounds         quired.        the
                                                                                          Under leadership           of
university - something not easy to     of the General Hospital,   with class-   AMS president-elect Ab Richards
describe - and yet something which e s being held in tents, shacks, attics      (BSA ’ 2 3 ) an organizing committee
should receive mention here. It is     and even a church basement. Con-         was formed to discuss plans for a
only now, in the presence       of the ditions bordered on the intolerable      Student Publicity Campaign.The
genuine, that we have come to real-    - hopelessly  crowdedand           ex-   committee was made upof Aubrey
ize futility         of thoseJlorid    tremelyrundown.Althoughthe               Roberts (Arts’ 2 3 ) ,Jack Clyne (BA
phrases in which we were wont to       provincial government had in 1911        ‘23), R.L.“Brick”McLeod(BA
congratulate  ourselves our
                       upon            setaside 3,000 acres of land at          ’ 2 5 ) , Marjorie
                                                                                                 Agnew  (BA       ’22),
collegespirit.Thatimmaturityis         Point Grey for the University, con-      Jack  Grant  (BA       ’24), PercyM.
passed,andinitsplacewehave             struction of buildings had been in-      Barr (BASc ’24), AI Buchanan (BA
a consciousness- and a pride too  -    terrupted in its early stages by the     ’24), Joe Brown (BA ’23, MA ’ 2 5 ) ,
genuine to dress in purple patches. outbreak of World War I. For 10             John Allardyce (BA ’19, MA ’21),
We havc come into our heritage.        long years the only evidence of a        and Betty Somerset (BA ’24), who
                                       university at the appointed site was     later married fellow-organizer Jack
                                       the skeleton frame of the science        Clyne.
                                       building and thebeginnings of some           Aubrey         describes
                                                                                             Roberts         the
   In this brief editorial The Uby-    barns. I t wasestimatedthatstu-          campaign asone which predated
ssey of November 2, 1922. summed       dents in the agricultural  college       the public relationsprofessionby
up the events of a week which was      were wasting 6,000 hours going to        20 years.“We thought of every-
to become a landmark in UBC his-       and from their fields at Point Grey!     thing: speakers,         to
tory.Something had indeed hap-         And despite repeated promises to         munity leaders,flashesonnews-
pened to the University, and it is     the contrary, the provincial govern-     reels, cards on the street cars. We
difficult to know whether or not at    ment was making no effort to re-         organized   a    pressbureau     which
the time the   student     body as a   commence              In
                                                 construction.the               provided promotional material for
whole shared this sense of creating    spring of 1922 the students decided      a month before and coverage dur-
tradition. Nonetheless they whole-     it was time totakemattersinto            ing the actualcampaign.” All the
heartedly joined together to     forge their own hands.                         promotion was designed to encour-
acampaign which is still remem-           The biggest problem was      to       age the general public to sign peti-
bered as a turning point in the de-    make the public aware of the condi-      tions urging the government       to
velopment of UBC, a       campaign     tionsattheFairviewShacks          and    “Build the University”. When the
which is now    fondlyrecalled      as to gain support for the expansion        students left for summer vacation
simply The Great Trek.                 of the infant university. Today we       they were armed with petitions and
   In 1922, UBC was hardly recog-      might simply enlist the aid of a tele-   charged with collecting a minimum
nizable as a university in any terms vision crew; in   1922 considerable        of 25 signatures each - and when
we might apply today. ItsI , 176 stu-  imaginationandinitiative      wasre-     classes   recommenced       in the fall
                                                                        1,700 signatures had been obtained.
                                                                        The committee sought to increase
                                                                        this number to 50,000, a goal which
                                                                        was not only reached but was ex-
                                                                        ceeded by 6,000 by early Novem-
                                                                           The ways and means bywhich
                                                                        this was achieved is a story in it-
                                                                        self.              remembers
                                                                        polishing shoes on campus to help
                                                                        raise money to print the petitions.
                                                                        Earle Birney (BA ’26) recalls riding
                                                                        a street car all one day soliciting
                                                                        signatures the
                                                                        Students made speeches in movie
                                                                        theatres and wrote letters to MLAs
                                                                        and members of government. The
                                                                        women on the committee made an
                                                                        appealtothewomen          ofB.C. to
                                                                        support the petitions, and succeed-
                                                                        ed getting        several women’s
                                                                        organizations to endorse the cam-
                                                                        paign.By October the movement
                                                                        was in high gear and much encour-
                                                                        aged by growing public support.
                                                                           October 22-28 was    designated
                                                                        Varsity Week, when a highly con-
                                                                        centrated effort to rally further sup-
                                                                        port was to be made. Planned ac-
                                                                        tivities included radio speeches and
                                                                        ahouse to house canvass. In the
                                                                        “Muck-A-Muck,” the literary sec-
                                                                        tion of The Ubyssey, certain sug-
                                                                        gestions were offered for the suc-
                                                                        cess of the canvass:
                                                                        0   Allco-edsweartheirprettiest
                                                                            clothesandcanvass       officedis-
                                                                        0   Allmen tocanvassresidential
                                                                            districts, and to ask for the lady
                                                                            of the house. If she who answers
                                                                            the door appears to be over 30,
                                                                            say: Is your mother home?If she
                                                                            is under 20 call herMadam.If
                                                                            she is somewhere between these
                                                                            ages - figure it out for yourself.
                                                                        0   Portraits of the Chemistry tent,
                                                                            theArts corridor, and the Science
                                                                            men may be offered as proof of
                                                 with The Province
    The pre-Trek campaign aroused great publicity,                          University from the City.
     (above)running a now famous cartoon. And the day of the march
                                                                       Whether or not students followed
          build the University wasfurther emphasized by studentfloats.
the need to
                                                                       thisadvice,VarsityWeekwas         a
                                                                       tremendous success. A photograph
                                                                       of the chemistry tent appeared   in
                                                                        The Province on October 26, and
                                                                       on the 27th the front page featured
                                                                       cartoon        then
                                                                              depicting UBC
                                                                       President Klinckgazingbemused
                                                                       ata giant overflowing      with
                                                                       students. The caption read:
                                                                        The UBC president lived in a shoe,
                                                                        He had so many students, he didn’t
                                                                        know what to do.
He cramped them, and squeezed
them and trusted to luck,
While the government dawdled and
passed him the B U C K .
                                                    Aresort to match
 “Build theUniversity”adswere
                                                    a matchless setting
 run in the papers and window dis-
 play space was donated to the cam-
 paign bydowntownstores.
 McLeod set up a booth at the fair
 (now the PNE) andoffered to push
                                                  The Harrison
 baby carriages while mothers sign-
 ed the petition. Another enterpris-
                                                  in British Columbia
 ing student set up a soap box in a             British Columbia created the setting. The Harrison
 downtown pool hall.                       added a full range of facilities for relaxing fun.The result
    Excitement was building as the            is a resort of uncommon charm. Here, in the midstof
 campaign gained momentum. Var-            natural beauty, you can enjoy swimming in heated pools,
 sity Week was climaxed on Octob-             golf, riding, boating, water-skiing.Plus the delight of
 er 28 with a parade through town           nightly dancing and entertainment. Superb international
 and a pilgrimage toPointGrey.              cuisine. And a choice of 285 distinctively-styled rooms.
 Enthusiasmwas high asstudents                 British Columbia and The Harrison have been good
 gathered at the Georgia Street     Via-         for each other. They can be simply great for you.
 duct to march in the parade. Some          For our color brochure, write: Max A. Nargil, Managing Director
 floats took part, led by the Varsity       The Harrison, Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada
 bandandcheerleaders,         with stu-             Represented in the West by Fawcett/Tetley Co.,
 dentscarrying  banners       following                   in the East by Robert F. Warner Inc.
 behind. slogans    supported                            For reservations see your travel agent.
theme             of overcrowding:
 “We’re Packed, Let’s Move”;
 “United,        but C r o w d e d ” ;
 “U.B.C., N.S.F., S.O.S.,
 P.D.Q.” The Science ’26 float was
 comprised of agiant sardinecan
 labelled “Sardines, Varsity Brand,
 Packed in Fairview”.     The        old
 woman in the shoe motif was the
 theme of another float overflowing
 with students. The parade moved
 alongMain toHastingsandthen
 up to Granville. All went smooth-
 ly, if somewhat   noisily,     until at
 Carrall      an
        Street apparently            un-
 sympathetic C P R train thecut
 parade in half.AtGranvilleand
 Davie parade    disbanded  and
 thestudents piled onstreetcars
 providedby       the B.C. Electric
 Company and rode merrily to 10th
 and Sasamat from where the Trek
 was to begin.
    Ironically, it was not until the
 25th anniversary of the     “Great
 Trek” that it was given this name.
 At the time it was known as “the
 Pilgrimage”, and Aubrey Roberts
 wishes he’d thought of the shorter
 name sooner. He was assigned to
 cover the event for The Province,
 and it would have made his        job a
 lot easier.“   ‘Pilgrimage’ was a bit
 long for the headline writers even
 in thosedays,” he bemoans.He
 further      that
        recalls          although the
 trekkers started out quite briskly,
  “we arrived at the main mall rather
 less smartly”.
                                                                           The road from Sasamat to what
                                                                        is now the heart of the UBC cam-
                                                                        pus was not much more than a wa-
                                                                        gon trail in 1922. Earle Birney has
                                                                        vaguememories of sorefeet. “I
                                                                        was a freshman that year, and com-
      Getting every possible ounce of
                                    public exposure, students posed     ing green to UBC all this excite-
    (below) for a news in the skeleton of the chemistry building, and   ment just seemed a natural part
    (above) they hammered home the sardine-like conditions at U B C .   of university life. I had never seen
                                                                        Point Grey until the great day     -
                                                                        thatname,      Grey,
                                                                                   Point     became
                                                                        kind of a magic thing. As freshmen
                                                                        we all had to go to pep meetings
                                                                        where we’d practise singing songs:
                                                                                        with and
                                                                        We’re throughtenrs
                                                                        hovels, we’re through with shingle
                                                                        stain.. .. As we walked we sang and
                                                                        through chorus            we’d shout
                                                                        those magic words:     PointGrey!
                                                                        Point Grey!”
                                                                           The end of the hike was      the
                                                                        skeleton of the chemistry building,
                                                                        and as waves of trekkers arrived
                                                                        great      went from
                                                                             cheers up the
                                                                        crowdalready        There
                                                                        were speeches,        and
                                                                                       songs, yells,
                                                                        frame of the building to be filmed
                                                                        bynewsreel  cameras.Afterthis
                                                                        “ceremonial        they

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climbed down and formed a giant         scured from view. One week later        they drive to campus on the well-
U.B.C. on the ground. All the pro-      thesuccess of thecampaignwas            paved boulevard which now spans
ceedings had been organized        well made perfectly clear: Premier Oli-      the
                                                                                route            which
                                                                                               along           they
in advance were
            and conducted               ver announced   government
                                                       the                      marched 50 years ago. A Province
with a minimum of confusion.            would make a $1.5 million grant for     editorial of1922 made a comment
   T o climax the pilgrimage a cairn    construction of theUniversityat         which Aubrey Roberts cites as the
ceremony had been arranged. The         Point Grey. In the autumn of 1925,      one most highly valued by the ori-
cairn was to be a lasting symbol of     UBC helditsfirst      session on the    ginal campaign committee,and a
thecampaign, an idea originally
                   ’                    new site.                               predictionwhichmustsurely       ring
conceived by the late Professor P.         The GreatTrek        holds a high    true to all trekkers who have lived
A. Boving. Before the trek a frame      place in the tradition of our Univer-   to see UBCgrow to its present ma-
had been       and
          built,         large stones   sity.It gave students an example        turity:
placed as a foundation. A s a token     of what can be done      by planned,    It isCI remarkable.featur~ t k of
gesture       gathered
       students       rocks             organizedeffort, and set a prece-       motletnent, in wvhich the under-
andtossedthemintothecairn,              dent for a student body which has                  had
                                                                                graduates complete                con-
which contains a parchment       re-    since become known for helping it-      trol, thatitshouldhavebeen
cording history         of the cam-     self. In 1950 there was established     carried out without indiscretion
paign,and         the
              bears        inscription  a Great Trekker Award, given in         or. sac,rifice of dignity or offence
“To the Gloryof Our Alma Mater.         recognition of outstanding contri-      against good        taste ... In
Student Campaign, 1922-23.”             butions to UBC. It is perhaps not       years to come, when as mature
   Thus ended the Trek, but not the too surprising that many of the re-           injuential
                                                                                and                  they
campaign. On November 1 a dele-         cipients of that award were stu-        shall cwntemplate the Univsrs6ty
gation comprised of Ab Richards,        dents at UBC during the Student         establishment     Point
                                                                                                 ut Grey,
Percy Barr, Jack Clyne, and Jack        Publicity Campaign of 1922.             they may                  on
                                                                                               look hack their
Grant went to Victoria to      talk to     This year marks the     50th anni-   early yhare in this development
Premier John Oliver and members         versary of The Great Trek. Oc- On       withmuchsatisftrctionand            no
of his cabinet. The petitions bear-     tober 20 many of the surviving trek-    serf reprorrch. [?
ing 56,000 signatures were present-     kers will return to U B C for a spe-
edtotheHouse,carried           by six   cial Reunion Day Dinner Celebra-        Valrric, Hpt1t1eIl. B A ’ 7 0 . M A ’ 7 2 , docJ.sjree-
page boysand piled up until the         tion at the Faculty Club. One won-      lunc,e u,riting trnd hrotrdcnsting          jhr     the
Speaker was almost completely ob- ders what their feelings will be as           CBC.
                              Don’t send
                             a man to do
                             a phone’s job.
     There are times when you just don’t tomer      know that you’re thinking about
     have thebudget or thehours to send     him.
     your salesmen ona business trip. A     How about it?
     telephone call could close that deal,
     communicate  those             in-
                       complicated Long            Distance could be an inexpen-
     structions ormaybe just let your cus-  sive right handman.

                     A phone is what you make it:
                                 Duncan Juttle,
                                                 N. E. OMELUSIK
THEREISATECHNIQUEemplOyedby               the Vancouver Sun. Game results          meticulously nurtured and given the
psychologists which indi-
                     the                  have been reported prominently in        wherewithal to develop their skills
vidualunder     study is  presented       local newspapers,radioandtele-           withoutdistraction.
with series
       a            of disconnected       vision, and even letters to the edi-     British chess writer, Assiac, once
words, to each which he isasked
                of                         have prompted.
                                          tor been                          This   adviseda                    young
                                                                                                   highly gifted
to respond by giving the first word       degree of coverage would hardly be       player that he could reach master
that comes to mind.                       worthmentioning         in theSoviet     strength by devoting 5,000 hours to
   It would be interesting to expose      Union or EasternEurope,where             thegame in thenextthreeyears.
a few North American chess mas-           chess has been a mania for a long          our        a
                                                                                   In society,careful   choice
terstothisexercise.How          would     time.However,                     a
                                                                it represents      must be made by one who is start-
they deal with the word “chess”?          phenomenal volte-face in the North       ing to think of breadandbutter
With one possible exception,      it is   American context. Bobby Fischer          matters at the same      time that his
unlikely that their participation in      has        a
                                              becomegenuine  celebrity,            chess potential can either be real-
the Royal Game is accompanied by          and thereis no doubtthat his notor-      izedwiththe       propercommitment
expectations which lead
                     would                iety has stimulated curiosity about      or wither on    the    vine if other
them to utter “wealth” or “fame”          the game itself.                         considerations interfere.
or other expressions evokingwide-            One of the most important impli-         In golf, tennis and bowling, com-
spread public interest and its con-       cations of the current chess boom        mercial sponsorship of events has
comitant rewards.                         is the prospect that economic op-        made it possiblefor asubstantial
   The possible exception  is,       of   portunities will become sufficiently     number of players to earn comfort-
course,Robert J . Fischer,whose           plentiful to encourage inchoate tal-        livings
                                                                                   able     through           tournament
spectacular comportment has cap-          ents to invest time in the develop-      play. One hundred golfers earned
tured attention
     the                 of themass       ment of their potential. The domin-      more than $20,000 in 197 1, and 48
media. His bizarrequestforthe             ance of players from the Soviet    Un-   pocketed more than $50,000. There
World Championship has produced           ion and other socialist countries in     were 44 tournaments played in
cover stories in Time, Newsweek           internationalcompetition be
                                                                    can                  first    was
                                                                                   which prize $20,000                 or
and Life. Therewere 80 column             explained to a considerable extent       more. Compare   this       with chess,
inches of chess news on the first         by the support
                                                 state   accorded                  where the winner of a rich tourna-
three pages of the July 4 edition of      promising youngsters, arewho             mentsuch as the U.S. Open will
                                                                          ~   ~~   ~

 take home all of $1,500.                   tions and has ideas, he may devel-              The title has since continued         to
   Therearesome         signsthatthis       op into a strong player in a matter         elude him, although he captured
 impoverishment may be alleviated           of months.”                                 theCanadian.ClosedChampion-
 somewhat in the future. One com-               He may well have pointed to his         ship in 1969 and came within a hal-
 mercial concern,   Church’s  Fried         own example to support this opin-           lucination of defeating      World
 Chicken, will sponsor     a       major    ion.Suttleslearnedthemovesat                Champion Boris Spassky and win-
 tournament in San Antonio in Nov-          the age of 13, and beganplaying             ning theCanadianOpen              in1971.
 ember and December of this year.           competitively at 14. Ashort time             It has been claimed that chess is
 Firstprize will be $4,000. It may          later he finished second in the B.C.        purely a game of skill and luck is
 well be that other lucrative events        championship, and at the age of 15          not afactor.DuncanSuttlescan
 will be generated by the popularity        was  one     of aselect         of
                                                                        field      12   tell you from personal experience
that chess is now enjoying. The list        players           for
                                                    competingthe                 1961   thatthisisnotthecase.            He says
of those invited to participate thein       Canadian  Closed Championship.              of the   game with       Spassky: “ H e
 Church’s tournament is formidable          His inexperience resulted a finish
                                                                           in           was that
                                                                                             lucky             I didn’t see   the
andincludesBorisSpassky,            Bent    near the bottom of the standings.           other side of the board. I was con-
 Larsen, Paul Keres, Larry Evans,               More successful was his venture         centratingtoomuchononeidea
 Svetozar Gligoric, Duncan Suttles,         across the borderin 1963, where he          and 1 overlooked simplea      move
LajosPortisch, Vlastimil Hort ...           participated in theU.S.Open            in   that would have demolished his po-
   At this point, let us retrace our        Chicagoandfinishedtwelfthina                sition. He would have expected to
steps.One of thesenames is of               field of 266, the largest tournament        lose that game to 99 out of 100 rea-
particularinteresttous.Duncan               ever held in theUnitedStatesto                       strong because
                                                                                        sonably players
Suttles is a Canadian who lives in          that      As junior
                                                 time. top                    in this   there was nodifficulty in seeing the
Vancouver and attends the Univer-           event, he became the U.S. Junior            move.Inthiscase,           I wasonthe
sity of British Columbia, where he          Champion. Suttles went on to the                                            of
                                                                                        wrong track. It’s a matter vision.
is agraduate  student         in mathe-     biennialWorld JuniorChampion-                          some
                                                                                        Although players to   tend
matics and is now only a disserta-          ship,which in 1965 wasplayed in             keep the position in their mind, I
tion short of the PhD degree. The            Barcelona. He was not one of the           don’t. I use my eyes, and if I don’t
chess world has its own system of            IO players to makethe “ A ” sec-           see it on the board I may overlook
degrees granted by its ruling body,         tion, but finished at the top of the        it.This iswhathappened             in that
the Ftdtration lnternationaledes             “B” section ahead of eight other           game.”
Echecs. The titles are awarded to           gladiators. “My failure to qualify               I n his travels,        has
                                                                                                              Suttles en-
players who obtain a certain num-           forthechampionshipsectionwas                countered across the board most           of
ber of points in atournament in             the greatest setback I have ever ex-        the world’s  greatestplayers.He
which a specifiednumber of title            perienced in chess,” he wroteat             haslost to Bobby Fischertwice,
holders are competing. These titles         the time.                                   andappraises hisskill thus: “ H e
are International Master and the      ul-       But an even greater disappoint-         is by far the best technician of any
timate, the doctorate, International        ment was in store, ironically arising       chess player. Once he gets a small
Grandmaster. possesses
              Suttles                       out of his greatest international per-      advantage, he seems        to     hold it.
theformer.Betweenmathematics                formance.  Playing secondboard              Strategically, his play may not be
and chess, he has spent the better          for Canadaat the Eighteenth Chess           as good as some of the other lead-
part of the decade
              last     pursuing             Olympiad at Lugano, Switzerland,                           but
                                                                                        ing players, somehow,        there
what is, in effect, a double doctor-        in 1968, Suttles achieved arecord           are always chances for         him to do
ate.                                        of seven wins, nine draws and one           something.He is alwaysalert to
      in         San
                   Francisco,         he     loss, a showing which was general-         every opportunity to shift the game
moved to Vancouver with his fam-             ly thought to be sufficient to earn the    in his favour and doesn’t get off on
ily at the age of five and became           title of International Grandmaster.         the wrong track very often.”
a          citizen       in 1966. His       Alas, it was    not     to Suttles
                                                                     be.                     Today
                                                                                                    Suttles                        is
father, Wayne, is an anthropologist         relates his versionof the controver-         Canada’s          player
                                                                                                   strongest                    and,
who once taught at UBC. William             sy: “ I once made the grandmaster            next to Winnipeg’s      International
Ewart Napier, aBritish player who           result in a tournament and was de-                           Abe
                                                                                         Grandmaster Yanofsky,           the
flourished briefly at the turn of the       nied the title on a technicality. The        most experienced in top-level inter-
century, estimated that the compo-          technicality was that I played one           nationalcompetition.Hehashad
nents of chess success consisted of         game too   many.       was
                                                             There ab-                  agreatdeal        of success, but one
about 10 percent creativity and 90          solutely no logic to the rule, it was        senses a lack of fulfillment in his
per cent acquired background. Sut-          a matterof politics. If I hadn’t play-      chess career. Part of this must cer-
tles disagrees: “Chess is one the of        ed a certain game that I won, and           tainly be ascribed to a lack of op-
few games where a player can be-            it was possible for me not to play          portunity to                on
                                                                                                        concentrate the
come strong rather quickly, which           it because it was a team event, I           game to the extent       necessary   to
should mean that background is not          wouldhave fulfilled all of there-           triumph over the world’s best. The
thatimportant. I t takes 10 or I5           quirements of a grandmaster at that         other   factor is   temperament   and
years for a player to become good           time. However, by playing this ex-          chess style. I t may be that Suttles’
at checkers or go, and this       is be-    tra game, and winning the game in           approach to the game, his sense of
causememoryandtechniqueare                  fact,         to
                                                 according formulas                     values, is not conducive to consis-
very      However,                     in   applied I had nolongerachieved              tently winning         chess in grand-
chess,          not
       this is the           case. If a     the grandmaster result in the cor-          master play.
player has ability to see combina-          rect category of tournament.”                   Colin Aykroyd made the follow-
                                                       Suttles (above) tries out some of
                                                       his imaginative moves his wife,
                                                       Dobrila, in a relaxed game
                                                       at home.

Suttles is definitely a player apart. With bizarre style
he plays one day (or one move!) like a grandmaster and
the next like a beginner.

                                      ing observations Suttles’                 “Marshall was second to none         in
                                      play at Interzonal Tourna-               imaginative power, but it was an al-
                                      ment in Tunisia in 1967: “Suttles        most wholly undisciplined quality.
                                      is definitely a player apart;with his     He was a dangerous opponent to
                                      bizarre style he plays one day (or       everyone, including himself. In the
                                      one move!) like a grandmaster and        presence of a pretty combination,
                                      thenext like a beginner.Hehas            he was like a child to whom every
                                      collected some valuable scalps and       toy is irresistible. Lacking the abil-
                                      played  some            games, not-
                                                       artistic                ity to discriminate between the at-
                                      ablyversusGipslis,Barczayand             tractive and the possible, Marshall
                                      Reshevsky, but also some horrors.        frequently overreached         himself.
                                      Hisstrategyisdeep         buthispre-     Had he possessed thislacking qual-
                                      paration and tactics are often weak.     ity, he could         reached
                                                                                                  have       the
                                      At any rate he has gained the IM         heights of chess mastery. His in-
                                      title and has certainly restored our     ability to discipline his imagination
                                      prestige a lot.”                         kept him out of the ranks of the
                                         Of his own play, Suttles says: I  “   first-rate.”
                                      tend to     make tactical oversights         ThatSuttleshasgreatcreative
                                      sometimes. I’m not that      exper-      ability is widely recognized. Ac-
                                      ienced a technician at carrying out      cording to Phil Haley, President of
                                      plans that I evolve during a game.       the Chess Federation       of Canada,
                                      Some of the plans may be faulty,         “hisapproachtotheopeningis
                                      too. I’m a very imaginative player       highly original and shows aningen-
                                      and sometimes 1 tend to get carried      uityrelative     to developing  new
                                      away with an idea which may not          concepts of pieceandpawn            con-
                                      be realizable because of the amount      figuration and employment of the
                                      of time involved, and this is a de-      knights which is uniquein the chess
                                      fect in the plan.”                       world.”
                                         On hearing this, one is reminded          T o win in chess, one must fre-
                                      of Fred Reinfeld’s evaluation of         quently be a little more mundane.
                                      Frank J . Marshall, oneof the stron-     Grandmaster     LarryEvans, upon
                                      gest American players of all time:       being described as a plodder in a
                                                                               pressed this attitude: “If you want
                                                                               to          the
                                                                                 electrify audience,            if you
                                                                               consider chess an art and yourself
                                                                               an artist, if you want to be immor-
                                                                               talized as a combinative genius -
 the                                                                           then you take risks, you search for
                                                                               thebrilliancy. But if youwant to
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B.C.5 Pioneer In Sex Education
 IT’S A    R A I N Y MONDAY outside.      mountaintops, horses ina meadow,
 Inside basement    classroom,            dark-skinnedchildren laughing or
 the youngest crop student nurses
                        of                in pain, faces of the aged, smiling
 at Vancouver General are giggling        mothers, a hospital room, a ceme-
 nervously in anticipation of their       tery, a city skyline, a slum, a park,
 first lecture on human sexuality.        sea waves. The total mood created
    They are a rather sheltered lot.      is one of harmony and joy in being
 Later, manyof them will admit that       part of the vast natural cycle.
 “nobody has ever talked to us so            The lights don’t come up    immed-
      before.”                them
                           Before         iately. Dr. Szasz’s voice   is    low:
 stands a dark, stocky man of mid-        “This is human              What
 dle age, surrounded by tape record-                             is
                                          you have just seen life, from birth
 ers, a projector, a flickering video-    to death, and the manner in which
 tape machine, and a mass of wires.       we respond to these events as     men
 He bows with European gallantry.         or women is our sexuality.”
    “My name is George Szasz. I’m            He is a showman.
 Hungarian by birth - a human be-            For the remainder of the after-
 ing by birth, I should say - and         noon, he discusses sexual functions
 a physician by vocational training.      of every kind, illustrating them by
 For 1 I years 1 was a family physi-      means of simple diagrams and car-
 cian; now my work is in connection       toon figures - but with no sugges-
 with the Health Sciences Centre at       tion of facetiousness. Sex, to Dr.
 UBC.                                     George Szasz, “is no joking mat-
    “Today I’d like tosharesome           ter.” As the quiet pioneer of sex
 information with you on human            education in B.C. he ought       to
 sexuality. But before we begin, I’d      know.
 like to play you some music and             At UBC, faculty colleagues still
 show you some        pictures, I
                              and         grin as they introduce Dr. Szasz to
 would like it if you would just relax    visitors:“Thisisoursexman.”
 and abandon yourself to the moods        Nursing  studentstalk      admiringly
 these pictures suggest.”                 about him in thehalls.Organiza-
    Giggles all around.                   tionladies beam andask him to
    The theme    from       200/: Spuce   lunch. And Education Dean Nev-
 Odyssey thunders over  out the           ille Scarfe doesn’t hesitate a mom-
 darkened room, to a series of ex-        ent when he says, “George Szasz
 ceptionally beautiful slides of the      has been more effective than any-
 human fetus. Now the music goes          one in B.C. in improving sexual -
 intoromanticpianomedleys;the             and drug instruction.”
 slides shift to cloud patterns,              But this is simplifying the case.

                          Vlveca Ohm
                                                For sex education of the masses is         the procedure is similar. The con-
                                                not Dr. Szasz’s Number One goal.           versationisfriendlyandlow-key
                                                His greaterconcernis:howcan                and demonstrates Dr. Szasz’s four
                                                health care become more effective           principles of interviewing. He tries
                                                and more humane? How can doc-               to: 1) inform usually by volunteer-
                                                tors, nurses, teachers, social work-        ing facts in acasualmanner;             2)
                                                ers, and clergy work together to in-        de- sensitize,by dispelling embar-
                                                suretheemotional as well as the             rassment and the unspoken fear of
                                                physical health of the populace?            is-it-normal? 3) re-sensitize, by
                                                   “ I n my attempts to find out what       making the patient feel     hisher body
                                                are barriers   between profes-              is a wonderful well-ordered
                                                sions, it hasbecomeobviousone               structure, and finally 4) ensure the
                                                of the barriers is that few students        patient applies the information
                                                or professionals  understand the            to his/her   personal  situation.
                                                context in whichtheywork.          The     Throughout the interview, the          pa-
                                                context is medicine, hu-
                                                             not         but                tientisneverput         on the spot by
                                                manity of the ways to show           forced, directquestions.  And          al-
                                                this would be to open up field that
                                                                               a            ways, Dr. Szasz points out that no
                                                wasnevertalkedabout,andsex                  sexualactivityisabnormal;what
                                                was one...”                                 may be abnormal is the obsession
                                                   Consequently, he around
                                                                       zips                 with any particular one.
                                                the city and sometimes around the              “1 didn’t make up these methods
                                                country tomake his bid for “sexual          ...manyothershaveusedthem.
                                                consciousness-raising”. asso-              They can         applied
                                                                                                            be              any-
                                                clate                of epidemiology       thing. a person with a broken
                                                anddirector of interprofession -            leg, toamotherwhoisworried
                                                a1 education, Dr. Szasz gives for-                how child doing
                                                                                            about her          is                   at
                                                mal lecturestomedical,nursing,              school. ’’
                                                ‘and educationstudentsatUBC.                   With students, 1 saw his ap-
                                                 He gives         lectures
                                                            special              at the     proach alter according to the col-
                                                B.C. Institute of Technology, Van-          lective maturity and confidence of
                                                couver City College, and Vancou-            theclass.Itcan         befatherlyand
                                                ver General Hospital. High school           conversational, or it can be brisk
 performs the heavies                                    parents,
                                                students, and  school                       andmatter-of-fact, asoneprofes-
 STRAVINSKY * MURRAY SCHAFER *                  boardbigwigshearhim.           He may       sional to another. But Dr. Szasz’s
 ALBANBERG * SCRlABlN * KURT                    speak to a group      of clergymen in       main concern as the class ends          is
 WEILL * COPLAND * PROKOFIEV *                  Vancouver one day,and fly to Cal-           “will they apply what they learned
 MILHAUD * HlRAYOSHl *                          gary to address a meeting of the            today? Will they practise the inter-
 KHACHATURIAN * and all                         Canadian Association of Pediatri-           views and role-playing      among
 conducted by                                   cians the next.                            themselves and in other classes -
 KAZUYOSHI AKIYAMA * AARON                         In atypicalgroup,such         as the     or will they   just     let theseideas
 COPLAND * SIMON STREATFEILD                *   V G H nursing class, he is sure to          fade?”
                                                point out howvitalistherole           of         Szasz
                                                                                               Dr. sees               himself as a
 with super-stars
                                                a health professional whenit comes          wedge. He wants to make sex a re-
 TsugioTokunaga         *   Norman Nelson   *   to sex. “People will come to you            spectabletopic of discussion, not
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                                                   The titteringhasstopped.
                                                notebooks are blank on the desks,
                                                                                           bewilderment are as great a s any
                                                                                           normal adolescent’s but who rarely
                                                                                           find any reassurance on that score.
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                                                                 marital              in   than wherenormal  children             are
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                             cpAif     m        Another day it might be an elderly
                                                patient, a teenager or a physically
                                                handicappedperson.        In any case
                                                                                               But this is a quiet corner of the
                                                                                           crusade.The public is
                                                                                                       a      and
                                                                                           known aswriter speaker.
                                                                                                                     man        best

Articles entitled “Sex and the Pub-
lic Health Nurse”, “Sex andthe
Teacher”, “The Sex Education of
the Family Physician” roll off his
desk, bound for journals.       The Ado-
lescent in Society is his first book;
there are bound to be others.
    T o thelectures he totes along
videotape  machines  loaded          with
vignettes of hisownmaking.             Dr.
Szasz insists on role-playing as a
method of getting his students to
understand anticipate      a           pa-
tient’s problems and,          by taping
these sessions, he has a repertoire
of sexual anxieties to demonstrate
 to those who will one day have to
 deal with them. video         also
 spouts one-line questions of the
 kind adolescentsask, leaving the
 audience to ponder the best way to
     One testing and spawning ground
 for Dr. Szasz’s ideas is the teenage
 clinic he operates in conjunction
 with Dr. Roger Tonkin’s REACH
 Centre. “to keep myself clinically
 involved.” Here his disciples give
 contraceptives,   examinations   and
     He says he learned a great deal
 from his own children, who never
 hesitated to discuss their sexual ac-
 tivities with him. The Szaszes are
 a close family. He met his wife in
 the admitting officeof theNorth
  Vancouver hospital    where         they
 both          their
       worked; children     are
  now grown-up, son the          to be a
  medical student at UBC - taking
  some of  his father’sclasses.His
  daughter took nursing training and
     If you askGeorgeSzasz            what
  sex education is, he will simply say
  it is “raising children to be men or
  women within the      framework   of
  their society.” His constant cry is
  for“context          of humanity” -
  which meansnothinglessthan              a                                                      use
                                              A bit of a showman, Dr. Szasz makes imaginative o audiovisual
  history of sex and how it came to           uids in teaching the importance o the context of humanity in
  be such a problem.All our physical          sex educution.
  functions havesocial controls im-
  posed onthem,Dr.Szasz             points
   out, but only sex can be altered or
   delayed indefinitely. I n our society,
   sexhas     become “the measuring
   stick of honour” - andhencea
      He maintains that     the     biggest
   problem in education today is the
   lack of context. What good is it to
   teachour      childrenlogarithms        if
   they don’t understand their relation
   to history and building‘?What good
                                                                                   is it to tell them what “circumcis-
                                                                                   ion” means       if they don’t under-
                                                                                   stand the moral ethics of an ancient
                                                                                      That is why,deplorable as the
                                                                                   state of sex education - or the lack
                                                                                   of it - in B.C.schools may be,
                                                                                   Dr. Szasz does not want to see sep-
                                                                                   arate classes set up just to diagram
                                                                                   genitalia.               expand
                                                                                                           to      the
                                                                                   courses already taught, so that hu-
                                                                                   man sexuality would be included in
                                                                                   biology - but its emotional impli-
                                                                                   cations might find theirwayinto
                                                                                   English literature, while sexual be-
                                                                                   liefs of different cultures and differ-
                                                                                   ent ages would be dealt with in so-
                                                                                   cial studies. I n effect, a panorama
                                                                                   of human experience would open
                                                                                   up. Sex would lose its threat, and
                                                                                   - here is an unexpected bonus -
                                                                                   a new respect for our social order
                                                                                   would be gained. (“I’m basically a
                                                                                      Idealistic? Maybe. A dozen pes-
                                                                                   simistic objections  pop         to mind.
                                                                                   Where you                   find enough
                                                                                   teachers who could cope with that
                                                                                   kind of information? I t is a matter
                                                                                   of developing what Dr. Szasz calls
                                                                                   a“criticalmass”,          of like-minded
                                                                                   individuals in positions of in-
                                                                                      Right now the most crucial group
                                                                                   to reach is grades 1 1 and 12. They
                                                                                   in turn will pass information
                                                                                   along to younger friends, brothers
                                                                                   and sisters, eventually to their own
                                                                                   children. Moreover,  parents           will
                                                                                   accept         for
                                                                                   “group of risk” sooner than for the
                                                                                   early grades, because the need is
                                                                                   obvious and desperate.
                                                                                   tion would require? That involves
                                                                                   political      which                   Dr.
                                                                                   Szaszleaves to politicians.He is
                                                                                   not interested in pressuring        the
                                                                                   government or the       public:      “My
 Dr. Szasz is skilled not only in the use of teletli.sion, hut also in interview   work is planting the seed and let-
            techniques to get people to disc~rss sex openly trnd br‘ithout         ting it germinate in manyminds.”
                                                               ernburrussrnent.       By a modest   count         Dr. Szasz
                                                                                   talks to 200 people in a week. Start-
                                                                                   ing out as a lone crusader in a sus-
                                                                                   pect field, in IO years Dr. Szasz has
                                                                                   become the vanguard of a sizeable
                                                                                   movement. He has also become di-
                                                                                   rector of interprofessionaleduca-
                                                                                   tion at UBC - which means that
                                                                                   as far as traininghealth profession-
                                                                                   als is concerned, he is in a position
                                                                                   to create closer contact and         more
                                                                                   co-operation  various
  He is a soft-spoken man. A firm       been getting a demonstration of his
handshake, rather sad brown eyes,       philosophy; that he has been put-
and anold-countrycourtesythat           ting me at ease in much the same
belies his claim to having been “de-    fashion he putsstudents and pa-
Hungarianized.”                         tients at ease.
                                            There is an essential humility to
   Our first interview takesplace in    theman, not just in theway he
his office on the top floor of one                              but
                                        talks about his work, in the way
of the newbuildings in the UBC          he responds to people. The impres-
health sciences   complex. 1 make       sion he gives is thathe respects the
small talk about the lousy summer       personattheotherend,whether
weather, how the buildings are be-      it is a pregnant teenager or a school      1’11 never forget one
ginning to look more and more like      board            Maybe ex-
                                                secretary.     that
                                                                                   particular experience when
those of Simon Fraser, and h w I’d plainswhy in 10 years he has re-
been reading his articles an been
impressed with their    soundness.
                                        ceived only one angry letter of the
                                        “subversive Communist!” variety.
                                                                                   a heart attack patient
                                                                                   was brought in. This other
And just as 1 am about to launch        What opposition there has been is
 a           let’s-not-waste-any-time   more subtle.
                                                                                   doctor and l sat in her
question about the state of sex edu-        “The main oppositionsex  to            room for five hours until
cation in B.C., Dr. Szasz who has       educationcomes fromthefeeling              the patient died, just
been patiently waiting for me to get that it is a domainof clergy and par-
my introductions in order,     says,    ents. That’s okay        if society 1s     listening to her
“What about you? I’d like to know        stable and   knowledge doesn’t in-        breathing. ..
more about you.”                         crease. Then what you’re taught in        not saying a word,
   Right. Let’sstartover.Things          thehomeiswhatyousee             in the
slow down,become more casual.            street and what is supported by the       this is what made me
1 talk freely about my background        church. But we know that isn’t so.        aware o the
and work; Dr. Szasz listens be-and       Now the only place of information         humanistic context.
gins to talk about his own. He tells is the street, and instead of being
how young       pregnantgirls would      the worst place, it has become the
pass through his general practice in     best place, the most complete. You
the Fifties,       confused,
            anxious,                     can buy The Sensuous Wonzun in
above all ignorant. At first he ac-      anydrugstore, kids cangohome
cepted process
       the              as“the way       andread it ... but if all theyget
things were”, but when the same          formally is various condemnations
girls would come back pregnant a         and no practical application such as
second time, he began to some-
                            feel         howtohandlethesefunctions           ...
thing was wrong. He tells how he         school, church, home have all lost
evolved a way of questioning and         credibility for kids.”
educatingthem with their barely              For Szasz personally, “sex was
being aware of it. How one patient, never a big thing.” As an adoles-
a distraught school    counsellor,       cent in war-torn Hungary, he was
asked him to speak to her girls, and exposed to the kinds of atrocities
how nervous he was in front of that      and suffering that took the edge off
first class. How he worked out his       sex as something titillatingly extra-
theory of sex taboos, and how it         ordinary.
mattered a great deal whether you            GeorgeSzaszalways        knew he
   next a
sat topatient    or            loomed     was going to be a doctor; there was
above him behind a desk, whether          neveranyquestion.His         grandfa-
you wore a white smock or a yel-          ther was a physician in Hungary;
low sport shirt.                                  an
                                          so was uncle.    Another        uncle
   “ I developed techniques I didn’t      was a pharmacist; various cousins
knowanybodyelsehad,thatis,                were attending medical school.
how to present the information to            Dr. Szasz was 18 when he came
classes, what sort of art material to     to Canada in 1947, leaving parents
use, how 1 couldmakethem           feel   and a brother behind. His brother
very emotional ... this had its ups       came when the Hungarian Revolu-
anddowns ... but as 1 improved            tion broke out in 1956. His parents
myself and could show these tech-         came“quite legitimately” a year
niques to professionalswhowere               and a
                                          laterstarted               successful
aware of the need for them, 1 found       delicatessen-restaurant on Gran-
much of my material very well ac-         ville Street.
cepted.”                                     But UBC had no medical school
   Fortwo and a half hours, he            at that time, so Dr. Szasz took the
talkswithoutapause,         yet unhur-    three years of pre-med at McGill,
riedly. I t occursto me thatI’ve          returning to UBC when the medi-
calschoolopened.Theyearsat             it is neither necessary nor possible        or not, 1 elected to go and join the
McGill,Dr.Szaszcountsashis             to ask Dr. Szasz very many ques-            department of health care and epi-
period                He               tions. He starts on one      topic and      demiology because it is the only de-
lived in a converted air force sta-    moves through a dozen others,          in   partment non-specialists.”
                                                                                             for                         A
tion with 80 English-speaking vete-    the course of which he manages to           few years later he became director
rans and had no choice but to learn    answer all thequestionsanyway.              of interprofessional education.
                 peers it.
English as his spoke                       “When I was in third-year medi-            Pastramisandwich in hand,he
“Whenyougothroughstages              ofcine 1 becamewhattheyused              to   speaks with the mixture of intensity
youthtogether,when         you kick a  call an extern, as opposed to an      in-   and serenity that is one of the dis-
ball with thesameguys,takeout              at
                                       tern,        the North Vancouver            tinctive features of the man. You
girls, that’s when you become part     hospital. We lived in the hospital,         feel he will never have ulcers, that
of a culture.”                         we could hear the ambulance next            he enjoys what he does and con-
   He almost forgotHungarian -         door and       by the time we got               his work-pace,
                                                                                   trolsown           even
until 1956 when the Hungarian im-      dressed we could see thepatient ar-         within a very full schedule.
migrants arrived. Being one of the     riving. We knew everyone ... from              At home he relaxes with reading
fewdoctors       in Vancouver   who    admission to discharge. You don’t           and television. “My wife and 1 are
spoke their     language, Dr.  Szasz   seethisnowadays,        but 1’11 never      very close ... we lead a quiet life.
had a lot of patients from his old     forget particular
                                              one         experience               Wedon’t go out much;nowand
country.“Patientscomingto          me  whenaheartattackpatientwas                  then we have friends over for din-
with their  problems,
          sexual                       brought in. This other doctor and           ner. And our children come visit to
husband-and-wife problems, child-      I sat in her room for five hours    until   ... my daughter is based in Toronto
rearing problems ... in a Canadian     the patient died, not saying a word,        but she flies to Vancouver regular-
environment” brought     home        to
                                      just listening to herbreathing. A            ly.”
Szasz how strongly sexual attitudes    fantastic experience at that stage     of      Andan       appealingly personal
vary among cultures.                   life.Andwithmaternity          ... to sit   note; “We have a dog but he is dy-
   It also hinted at the difficulty of beside a woman who is perspiring                                 A
                                                                                   ing, he’s very old. German Shep-
adopting anybody else’s standards      and having contractions and to be           herd ... but you knowhow their
of healthcareorsexeducation.           aware of her needs ... this is what         hind legs get paralyzed when they
Ten years later at UBC, when Dr.       made me aware of the humanistic             get old.”
Szasz was awarded a$40,000 Mill-       context.”                                      When weatherand time allow,
bank Memorial Fellowship (he was                                                   theSzaszes ski and play tennis.
                                           “Many people   think      technical
the first Canadianto be      made     askills are more important       than        “My wife isverya good    tennis
Millbank Fellow), he began to                                                      player, a very good skier ... and 1
                                       these ... but what saying
                                                            I’m       is
travel to South    America, the
                            to                                                     do a great deal of photography ...
                                       we’re all human.Some of usare               those slides you saw ...”
Caribbean,Europe,   checking           physicians because we have taken
out        talking
  facilities,               to sociol-                                                   also
                                                                                      He takes          his work   home
                                       four or five years of extra special         with him. He    spends late       nights
ogists, and comparing cultural atti-   training and become skilled in that,
tudestovarious        health schemes.                                              drawing the little cartoonillustra-
                                       but we are not any better persons.          tions for his lectures,    arranging
“There are no models. You can go       Wehavethesameemotions,we
to China, but then you have to have                                                       and
                                                                                   slides selecting  music           to go
                                       shouldn’t actas if we have the keys         with them, working outideasfor
Mao. Or you can spend two weeks        to the universe, but accept that we
in Sweden    studyingtheir      health                                             the videotape. A devotee of televi-
                                       are just people trying to work with
care, but you can’t bring back                                                     sion, he would like to workmore
                                       others through certain techniques,          in that medium,        have
                                                                                                    maybe his
Swedish thought or their attitude to   and that in this work we can’t be
taxes.”                                                                            own show one day.
                                       alone. We have to share it with
                                       others in similar professions, and              And although there is still much
  We’rehavinglunch       at Vancou-    we also have to accept people who            to be improved,    both      in under-
ver City College after a lecture that feel their use is in entirely different       standing sexual  problems  and        in
included an interview with a preg-     professions, as
                                                     such         religion or       clearing the communication    lines
nantcouple. “Youmust          be ex-   other ways       of resolvinghuman           betweenprofessionalsandpublic,
hausted - I am,” he says, and it       problems.”                                   Szasz has every reason to be con-
dawnson me how       much     energy       Dr.Szasz got intoteaching by             tent: “ I have a feeling that though
goesintoa      morning like thisfor    a
                                      roundabout  route.          I n private       my effect has not been spectacular
George Szasz.                          practice he   used to use a black-           in terms of groups of physicians
   Firsttheinterview:    putting the   board in his office for explaining           and nurses marching hand in hand,
coupletheir acting
       at ease,     as                 thingstohispatients.In           1956 he     a subliminal success is coming.
middleman between them       and the   submittedareporttothedepart-                  Students are able to recognize their
class, and making sure both sides      ment of education on health care             own potential, and that they can do
get the information  and     reassur-  and its potential in schools. The re-        so much more for the patient that
ance they need. Then the lecture;      port was presented to a gathering            just stand by and give the bedpan.”
brisk, stressing key points, cover-    of deans and other officials, with                           0
ing a lot of ground in a short time.   the result that Dr. John McCreary,
And now there’s me with my tape-       thenUBCDean          of Medicine, in-       Viveca Ohm,BA’69, is a Vancouver
recorderand my questions, inter-       vited Dr. Szasz to join the Faculty.        freelance writer who writes  regu-
   with         his digestion. Of      “After considerable       agony over        larly for the Vancouver Sun.
course, as I’ve already discovered, whether I should leave m y practice
       1. Alcohol abuse is the mostserious and         8. A person who "needs" a drink is at
    widespread drug problem in Canada.              least psychologically dependent and can
       2. A person can become an alcoholic          become physically addicted.
    just as readilyon beer as on wine or hard          9. A person who averages five or six
    liquor.                                         drinks a day is a "hazardous drinker".
       3. Alcohol passes undigested into the           10. British Columbia has at least 80,000
    bloodstream which carries it to thebrain.       hazardous  drinkers;      of these, approxi-
    It impairs judgment, reflexes, coordina-        mately 42,000 are confirmed alcoholics.
    tion, speech and vision.                           11. Only a small percentageof alcoholics
       4. Alcohol has no food value other than      are on Skid Road.
    calories; 957; of it is burnt up by theliver       12. Industry and business lose millions
    at a constant rate.Coffee, exercise, or cold    of dollars annually through absenteeism,
    showers cannot speed up the process.            accidents, damaged equipment and upset
       5. People who use alcohol as a sedative,     public relations due to problem drinkers
    a painkiller, or for escape should realize it   on the payroll.
    can be addictive and dangerous to their            13. A t least 507;':; of traffic deaths in-
    health.                                         volve drinking drivers. you drink,that's
       6. Alcoholism is the one illness that re-    yourbusiness. If youdrinkanddrive,
    sults in problems in all the major areas  of    that's everyone's business.
    a person's life - physical, mental, social,        14. A positive approach to life's prob-
    and spiritual.                                  lems and tensions is more realistic than
       7. There is no known "cure" for alco-        using alcohol as an escape.
    holism, but most alcoholics have a reason-         15. If you have a drinking problem you
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                                                            In October 1971 questionnaires weremailed‘to
                                                         a random sample of 5,003 alumni and 1,779 were
                                                         returned. This was morethan a 34 per cent rate
                                                         of return, which the committee feels is higher than
                                                         needed to give the survey statistical validity - to
                                                         make it valid, in other words, to     regard the attitudes
                                                         expressed as true for all alumni.
                                                            Several main attitudes towards the alumni asso-
                                                         ciation emerged strongly from the survey. Alumni
                                                         generally seem to feel the alumni association does
                                                         a fine job and deserves support. Some 42 per cent
                                                         of graduates responded positively to the question
                                                         on that point, while nine per cent replied negatively
                                                         and 49 per cent expressed no opinion.
Alumni Survey Results                                       This latter result may tie in with another major
                                                         theme that emerges from the survey: the desire for
                                                         ities, and about university developments. (See adja-
                                                         cent table for complete survey results.)In this con-
                                                         nection, it wasfoundthat          70 per cent of alumni

A Group                                                  feel the Chronicle does a pretty
                                                         ing articlesandnews
                                                                                              good job of present-
                                                                                     of wide appeal, whilenine
                                                         per cent do not and 21 per cent have no opinion:

Portrait of                                              Atthesametime,         75 per centenjoyreadingthe
                                                         Chronicle, while 18 per cent do not and seven per
                                                         cent have no opinion. But 64 per cent of graduates
                                                         believe the magazine could do better by presenting
UBC Graduates                                            more information about student attitudes and prob-
                                                            Alumni generally made it clear that they would
                                                         like information    about alumni association
                                                         with the University. On the question of university
THE UBC A L U M N I ASSOCIATION    survey of alumni      affairs,graduatesareeagerfor            moreinformation
opinions has produced an interesting picture of the          continuing
                                                         about                 programs,
                                                                       education        course
attitudes of graduates towards their university, the                                                    and
                                                         changes, cultural events, faculty changes physi-
alumni association and higher education in general.      cal development of the University.
   Inbroadoutline,the     profile that emerges indi-        The        also
                                                                survey showed      that            62 per cent of
cates that most alumni:                                  graduates feel the image of the alumni association
 0 feel a sense of loyalty to UBC:                       is that of a fund-raising organization (17 per cent
 0 are eager for news of university/alumni affairs;      did not feel this way and 21 per cent didn’t know).
 0 want the association to foster better integration      But theydonotfeelthattheassociationshould
    of university and community;                         cease raisingfunds. However,they a h o feel the
  0 feel theassociation’s   image is one of afund-        associationshouldnotconductmorefundraising
    raising organization;                                appeals than at present.
 0 believe theassociation’soperationshouldnot               Graduates also appear to believe that the alumni
    be financed (as it now is) by a UBC grant;           associationshouldpursueanactiveandindepen-
 0 want the association to encourage more contin-        dent role in universityaffairs. For onething, 47
    uing education programs;                              per cent feel the association should not be financed
 0 and certainly do not believe the provincial           by an annual UBC grant as it now is; 28 per cent
    government spends too much on education.              believe the association should       be and 25 per cent
   These main resultsarecontained       in thereport      have no opinion. In addition, 74 per cent of respon-
of the alumni opinion survey committee which        is   dents feel the association should be involved uni-  in
now being studied by the alumni board of manage-          versity affairs, while 57 per cent feel it should pur-
ment for possible policy action. Chaired by Chuck         sueanindependentrole           in itsdealings with the      1
Campbell, BA’71, alumni third vice-president, the         University,thegovernmentandthecommunity.                    1
committee composed
          was                   of Peter Forward,         Alumni also feel fairly strongly that the association
BCom’53, marketing
              a     research
                          professional;                   should promote better integration of the University
Levente Kornya, BSc’62, a management consultant;         and thecommunity (75 per cent in favour, seven
and Frank C. Walden, BA’49,alumnipastpresi-               per cent against and 18 per cent no opinion).
dent. With the assistance of a marketing research           The survey also produced these further interest-
firm, the committee endeavored to discover the atti-      ing results:
tudes of alumni toward the present operation of the        0 56 per cent of alumni are not willing to become

alumni association and the role of UBC in higher              active in alumni affairs (20 per cent are and 24
education with a view to seeing whether new poli-             per cent made no reply);
cies were needed.                                          0 57 per cent believe more students should be in-

                        ~~   ~   ~~
   volved in association activities;                                                                                                                      No Yes No
                                                                                    15. I think Alumni
                                                                                                 the      ,4ssociation    should:                       ~~~l~
 0 39 per cent believe faculty tenure is necessary                                        a) Promote better integration of
   to academic freedom while 39 per cent do not                                               the
                                                                                                university the
                                                                                                         andcommunity                            ....... 18 75 7
   believe so and 22 are undecided;                                                       b) Encourage the physical growth
 0 73 per cent   feel faculty should be required    to                                        of UBC ...........................................          28 32 40
   have instruction in teaching methods;                                                  c)
                                                                                          Be                  ....................................        17  4 79
 0 58 per cent of graduates feel that limits should                                 16. It is fair to say that the image
   be set on the proportion of non-Canadian faculty                                 of the Alumni Association is primarily
   hired;                                                                              of
                                                                                        fund-raisingorganization                     ................. 21 62 17
 0 and 84 per cent of alumnidonotbelieve          the                               17. Despite UBC graduates varying so
                                                                                    widely in their beliefs and attitudes,
   provincial government spends too much on edu-
                                                                                    the Alumni Association should attempt
   cation.                                                                          torepresent as
                                                                                                them           single
                                                                                                                a body                 ............... 26 53 21
  For the full story, see the adjacent table.                                        18. I have considerable interest in UBC
                                                                                    Alumni  Associationactivities           ........................      20 26 54
                                                                                     19. I wish the Alumni Association would
1. The Association                     - Its Role                                   forget 1 exist and stop sending me the
                                                                                    Chronicle and          for
                                                                                                     appeals funds               ....................     13 IO 77
    and Structure
                                                              Reply Yes No
 1. T h e AlumniAssociationshould
take an active interest in student
      . .
oplnlon o n campus ......................................              16 71 13     I I . The Association                         - Activities:
2. T h e AlumniAssociationdoesafine                                                          Present and Potential
job and deserves my support             ........................       49 42    9
3.Thereshould           belocalbranches
                                                                                    1 . Alumni should be expected to contribute
of the Alumni Association to encourage
                                                                                    through donations towards the finances
more active participation of members
                                                                                    of          .....................................................       17   37   46
in itsaffairs ................................................         31 48 21
                                                                                    2. Thereshouldbelocalbranches
4. T h e Alumni      Association  should
                                                                                    of the Alumni Association to encourage
encourage increased student participation
                                                                                    more active participation of members
in its activities by students in their
                                                                                    in itsaffairs ................................................          3I   48   21
final years o n campus ..................................              26 56 18
                                                                                    3. T h e AlumniAssociationshould
5. I amawareofthemanagement
 structure of the Alumni Association                 .............. 1415       71
                                                                                    organize charter         for
                                                                                                     flights members                       ..............   30   48   22
                                                                                    4. I thinktheAlumni.4ssociationshould
6.The         AlumniAssociationshould
                                                                                    cease its efforts at raising funds
act as an independent body in its
dealings with the University, the
                                                                                       University              .......................................      19   16   65
government and the community                 ....................      29 57 14
                                                                                    encourage increased student participation
 7. Members of the Alumni Association's
                                                                                    in its activities by students in their
 governing board should choose their
                                                                                    final years on campus ..................................                25   57   18
 successors in office .....................................            25 66 9
 8. I wouldbeinterestedinreceiving
 more information about:
        a) Management of the Alumni
            Association ......................................         17 50 33
        b) Financing of the Alumni
            Association ......................................         16 52 32
        c)Electiodappointment of
            association office holders ................... 18 52 30
        d ) Relationship of the Alumni
            Association to the University             ............. 13 68 19
9. Thereshouldbeseparatedivisions
of the Alumni Association representative
of the different faculties or of
faculty groups .............................................           32 4127
 IO. A variety of ages and backgrounds
 should be represented by perhons o n
the association's governing board               .................. 12 4 84
 1 I . The cost of operating the Alumni
 Association should be raised by mean\ o f
        a ) A grantfrom      UBC ...........................           25 28 47
        b ) Contributionsfromalumni              ................. 22 66 I2
        c) Income from property and bequests                      .... 26 63 1 1
        d ) Membership dues ..............................             23 53 24
 12. I would be prepared to take            an
 activerole in alumniaffairsatUBC                     ............ 2024        56
 13. The AlumniAssociationshould
 stay out of university affairs ........................                18   8 74
 14. I would support the election of
 the association's governing board
 by means of a mail ballot ...........................                 20 69 I I
                                                                                                                                                       No                 Yes No
                                                                                           14. If I face
                                                                                                     it,          I should be                        Reply
                                                                                          giving UBC money
                                                                                                       more     than             I do .............. 19                   40    41
                                                                                          15. Despite UBC graduates varying so
                                                                                          widely in their beliefs and attitudes,
                                                                                          the Alumni Association should attempt
                                                                                           represent as
                                                                                                    them a           single body ............... 26                       53    21
                                                                                          16. I would welcome the opportunity to
                                                                                          express my opinions on matters affecting
                                                                                          the university about which 1 feel
                                                                                          reasonablywell-informed     ..............................   23                 55    22
                                                                                          17. The Alumni Association should continue
                                                                                          to organize reunions
                                                                                                     class              ............................    53
                                                                                                                                                       29                       18

                                                                                          111. The University of British Columbia
                                                                                           1 . I still feel a sense of loyalty
                                                                                          towards UBC        .............................................           5    86     9
                                                                                           2. My own time on campus was thoroughly
                                                                        No Yes       No
                                                                                           enjoyable ....................................................           777         16
 6. I enjoythe Chronicle and usually                                                       3.Athleticscholarshipsshould                  be
 read or articles
     one more                           in each   issue .........          7
                                                                           75        18    offered by UBC provided academic
 7. I would be interested in receiving                                                     standardsnot
                                                                                                     areimpaired                 ...........................         12   55    33
 more information about:                                                                  4.Thestandardsforadmission                      of
       a ) University extension and                                                        students to UBC should be raised to
            continuing education   programs               ............    IO    77   13    increase the quality of scholarship
 8. Thereshould be separatedivisions                                                       and enrolment
                                                                                              reduce                     ..................................          15   42
 of the Alumni Association representative of                                               5 . I find UEC Reports a helpful meansof
 the different faculties or of                                                             keeping abreast of the developments on
 faculty             .............................................        32    27   41    campus .......................................................           797         14
 9. I would be preparedtotakean                                                            6. The Board of Governors of UBC is
active   role    in alumni   affairs UBC
                                     at                  .............    24    20   56    responsive to the challenges that face
 10. The Chronicle does a pretty good                                                      the
                                                                                            university      ..............................................          47    33    20
job in presenting articles and news                                                        7. TuitionfeesatUBCshould                     be
  wide        appeal association
                    to              members                  ..........   21    70    9    increased so that students pay at
 11. Continuing opinion polls of UBC                                                       least a quarter of the university
 alumni would be an effective means of                                                     operating costs    ............................................           18    17   65
 gauging their views on matters of                                                         8. 1 would be interested in receiving
 concern to the association's governing                                                    more information about:
 board .........................................................          20    74    6          a) Relationship of the Alumni
 12. I thinktheAlumniAssociation                                                                     Association University
                                                                                                                   the                             .............     13   68    19
 should:                                                                                         b) Physical development of the
       a) Provide information and contact                                                            University ........................................             12   73    15
            services so alumni can keep in                                                       c)
                                                                                                  Faculty         the
                                                                                                         changes University                                ......    15   63    22
            touch with one      another .....................             26    51   23           Changes
                                                                                                 d)              in course   content .................               11   73    16
        b) Provide alumni with information                                                       e) University extension and continuing
            about university affairs and                                                                     programs
                                                                                                     education                   ...........................         IO   77    13
            academic matters         ..............................       IO    86    4          9 Talks/films/culturalactivities of
       c) Promote better integration of                                                              UBC open        to the public ....................              12    71   17
            theUniversity the
                          and community                          ......   18    75    7    9. I haveaninterest in keeping
       d ) Raise more money for student                                                    abreast of the situation on the UBC
            scholarships bursaries                 ..................     28    52   20    campus .......................................................            6    86     8
       e) Give assistance to native Indian                                                 IO. 1 would enjoy more personal contact
            education .........................................           24    59   17    with UBC   than       I have today         .......................       22    55    23
       9 Conduct appeals funds
                     more           for                       .........   37    21   42    1 1 . I have been back to visit the UBC
       g) Develop a student counselling                                                   campus since I received my degree or
            service .............................................         24    43   33   diploma ......................................................              1   88    1I
       h) Take an active role in the peace                                                12. The Alumni Association should stay
            movement ........................................             23    27   50   out of university  affairs       ................................         18      8
       i ) Encourage the physical growth of                                               13. UBC now
                                                                                                    has             so many
                                                                                                                     students                                                        i
            UBC ...............................................           28
                                                                          32         40   the university authorities should
      j ) Becomemoreinvolved i n continuing                                               limit admissions to ensure that it
            education programs to give                                                                     any
                                                                                          does not grow larger                .............................         19    49    32
            alumni the opportunity to keep                                                14. My attachment to UBC is stronger
            up todate in their field .....................                15    75   IO                 any university
                                                                                          than it is to other                               ..................       5    79    16
      k ) Assist graduates in finding                                                     15. I f I face up to it, 1 should be
            employment ......................................             19    51   30   giving UBC money
                                                                                                        more         than               I do ..............         19    40    41
13. The Chronicle would provide a more                                                    16. I would welcome the opportunity
valuable service to alumni if it kept                                                     to express my opinions on matters
them informed about student attitudes                                                     affecting the University about which I
andstudent  problems           ...................................        23    64   13   feelreasonablywell-informed               ........................        23    55    22
IV. Higher Education                           - General
                                                                            No Yes No
in the
         face of needs                  .............................
                                                                            18 3547              Wewantyou
2. Facultytenure is necessaryto
protect   academic
                      freedom           .............................
                             be expectedtocontribute
                                                                            22 39 39
                                                                                                    to get
through donations towards the finances of
UBC ..........................................................
4. There is some justification for the
                                                                            17 37 46          your money5wrth.
student complaint that economic and                                                                    At the Bank of Montreal, we wish
social inequities are particularly                                                                to be unique among banks. Unique
hardtotolerate            in anaffluentsociety ............ 1 I 69 20                             in that we wish to serve not only as
5 . Studentswhoadvocatedisruptive                                                                 a place where you can deposit and
tactics on campus constitute a very                                                               borrow money. But we also want to
small minority of the total student                                                               show you how to get the most for
body ..........................................................             14 81     5           your money.
6.UBCshouldconcentrateoneducation                                                                      After all, we've become one of
in fields where there is a demonstrated                                                           the largest banks in the world, and
demand graduates
           for                    ...................................         7 60 33             who should know more about money?
7. All members of facultyshould be                                                                That's why a l l our efforts are ded-
compelled to take instruction in teaching                                                         icated to giving you advice that will
 methods .....................................................                    73 21         6 help you i n your            and
8. Regional collegesshouldassumean                                                                borrowing. W e want you to get your
 intermediate role between the high                                                                money's worth.
           and universities
 schools the                                ..........................        7 82 11
9.Afunctionof               regional colleges
 should be to separate students into those
 more suited for academic or for technical
 education ....................................................               9 68 23
 IO. Tuition fees at UBC should be increased                                                     Bankof Montreal
 so that students pay at least a quarter
 of the   university  operating    costs             ................... 18 17 65                    The First Canadian Bank
 1 1. Students should be granted direct
 representation on the UBC Board of
 Governors ..................................................                17 46 37
  12. Within each faculty at UBC definite
 limits should be set on the proportion
 of non-Canadian        faculty   members             .................. I O 3258
  13. Students from places outside B.C.                                                        ""        "-
 should pay higher tuition fees than
 students from B.C .......................................                        54
                                                                             I O 36
  14. Whatever legitimate complaints
 the students may have, there is no
 justification for interfering with the
 rights of others to attend class or
 to job
    have interviews campuson                            ................. 6 85 9
  15. Students should be consulted about new
 appointments faculty                 ................................       12 18 70          For all your reading and reference
  16. The B.C. provincial government
  should make funds available to equalize                                                      requirements         our
                                                                                                              contact         Special
  the cost of attending UBC for students                                                       Order Department.
  from  outside greater  Vancouver                  ....................      12 62 26
  17.We need universities which encourage
  vigorous   criticism of our society ................... 13 57 30                             If the book you require is not in our
  18. Much of the blame for student disorders                                                  basic stock of 25,000 titles, we will
  should be placed on faculty members
  who either encourage disruptive                                                              order it from our best suppliers or
  behaviour or do nothing todiscourage it ....... 20 30 50                                     its source of publication.
   19. Students are justified in protesting
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New Scholarship To
Honor Harry Logan
 A N E W S C H O L A R S H I P fund has been estab-
 lished in memory of one of UBC’smost
 well- known beloved       professors.                It
 is the HarryLogan   Memorial     Fund, set
 up the                            Harry Tremaine
 Logan, a long-time UBC professor of class-
    Prof. Harry Logan joined the faculty of
 UBC in 1915. Hetaught until 1967, when
 he reached the age of 80, with two interrup-
 tions, one for servicein the First World War
 and one whenhe became Principal of Prince
of Wales Fairbridge Farm School (1936). He
 was British Columbia’s fifth Rhodes Schol-
ar, a founder of the Alma Mater Society,
editor of the UBC Alumni Chronicle, head
of UBC’s classics department (1949-54), a
Great Trekker (1960), a member of UBC
senate for 24 years and served on the board
of governorsforsix.Prof.Logandied                    in
    The Harry Logan Memorial Fund               is try-
ing to raise $l0,000 so as to produce an an-
nual scholarship of $500 to begiven to a
student entering the third year of study. Al-
ready the response from friends and former
students has been most encouraging. one        As
donor wrote: “As a beneficiary of his teach-
ing and of his friendship, 1 only wish that
                                                           M r . Jusiice Nuthtrn Nemc,rz, BA’34 a former c,huirman o f t h e U B C B o a r d o f Governors,
my contribution could be of more substan-
tial help, but for what it is it comes to you              enjoys a j o k e .following his insicrllrriion us Ch(rncr1lor of U R C . Mr. Justice Netneiz was
as a wholehearted expression of agreement                  president of ihc crlumni associcrtion from 1956 t o 1957.
with and support for the effort you have un-
    Under the chairmanship of UBC classics
head Dr. Malcolm McCregor, the               Harry
Logan Memorial Committee is composed of
University  Professor          of English Dr. Roy
Daniells, UBC   President  Emeritus                Dr.
N.A.M. MacKenzie and B.C. Hydro Chair-
man Dr.GordonShrum.                Thescholarship
will be administered by President Walter
Gage. Contributions should be sent to UBC
Alumni Fund, 6251 N . W . Marine             Drive.
Vancouver 8, B.C.

Library Needs
Spanish Readers
ONE PACE FORWARD       all those who are able
to read Spanish well.
   The Crane Memorial Library is in urgent
need of volunteer readers to read Spanish
books onto tape for blind students.
   If you are interested in helping the library
- or, moreaccurately, helping the blind
students - please contact Linda McDonell
at the Crane Library at 228-2373.
                                                   long experience. I n this connection, it’s
                                                   worth noting that UBC’s continuing edu-
                                                   cation programs have had an average en-
The ChallengeOf                                    1968-70.
                                                                   also that
                                                       Speakers said universities
The Seventies                                      should consider the personal as well as
                                                   the intellectual life of their students -
                                                   guidance,forexample, is necessaryto
“Human history becomes more and                    successful learning. I n the 70s. the Uni-
more a race between education and ca-              versity must offer not only diversity          in
astrophe.”ThisquotationfromH.                G.    approaches to education. but also be pre-
Wells, utteredby       a keynotespeaker,           pared for diversity in the age and back-
heralded the opening of the 1972 Ameri-            ground of students. Students          will likely
canAlumniCouncilconference              in St.     be more mature, more responsible, more
Louis, Mo., inJuly.Itwasanappro-                   socialistic and more humanitarian. There
priate quotation for it indicated, to some         will be activists around, it was said, but
degree at least, the challenge facing the          the 70 s are likely to be more stable on
University in the 70s. And it was appro-           campus than the 60s.
priate since the conference was planned                But students must not be ignored by
tolookat.thestateoftheUniversity                   alumni associations. An alumni associa-
andalumniassociationstoday,andto                   tion functions only because of its alumni
discusswhatnewdirectionsshouldbe                   volunteers and the best ones tend to be
taken in future.                                   those who were active while o n campus.
   O n e pointmade            by
                   repeatedly the                  We do not involve student volunteers as
speakers was that universities       in future     oftenas we should.Theycouldmake                                                Harry Franklin
mustbemoreflexible.          The widely -          valuablecontributionsparticipating             on
recognized trinity of research, teaching           committees,             alumni
                                                                    visiting      branches.
and public service does not adequately             serving o n student-alumni             and
reflect the diversity of the modern uni-           writingviewpoints in the alumni maga-
versity or the demands placed on it. I t           zine.
is important.  speakers
                         said, indi-
                                  to teach a l l
                                                        It’s important that we try and involve
                                                   s t u d e n t s more. I n thiswaytheymight
                                                                                                       Harry Franklin
things to all people, but instead concen-          come to understand meaning the       and            Appointed New
trate o n their strongest disciplines.             challenge of higher education better and,
   The mission of education today,       it(was    later as alumni, give it their continued            Executive Director
said, is not higher, but deeper education.         support through donations. at the ballot
But at the same time education must be             box. and in everyday living.
opened up in terms of being made avail-                                                                THE UBC A L U M N I ASSOCIATION has a new
able to more people. Continuing educa-                                                                 executivedirector.He         is Harry Franklin,
tion programs should be expanded and                                                                   who brings to the position extensive admini-
their enrolment policies made more flexi-                                                              strative experience gained in the fishing in-
ble. Because of changing       life styles, in-                                                        dustry, import-export business and in asso-
creased leisure time and the need forjob                                                               ciation work.
retrainingprograms,theoldpattern              of                                                          Underdirectionofthealumniboardof
education from age six to 2I is becoming                                                               management,    Harry           has re-
                                                                                                                             Franklin the
obsolete; in future it will become a life-                                                                          for        the
                                                                                                       sponsibility guiding many-faceted
                                                                                                       daily operation of the association, which re-
                                                                                                       presents 61,000 UBC graduates. He assum-
                                                                                                       ed the new position in June, following the
                                                                                                       resignation personal    reasons of          Jack
                                                                                                       Stathers, BA’55, MA’SX.
                                                                                                          Born in Vancouver,Franklingraduated
                                                                                                       from UBC in 1949 with a bachelor of arts
                                                                                                       degree in economics. He has served as ex-
                                                                                                           sales        of
                                                                                                       port manager British     Columbia
                                                                                                       Packers Ltd., vice-president and director of
                                                                                                       Pow~:ll and Russell Ltd., a Vancouver im-
                                                                                                       port-export company and, until his new ap-
                                                                                                       pointment, as president of Harry J . Frank-
                                                                                                       lin and Associates Ltd., a publicrelations
                                                                                                       firm. I n this latter position, Franklin work-
                                                                                                       ed out of Ottawa and functioned as execu-
                                                                                                       tive director of the Canadian Amateur Bas-
                                                                                                       ketball Association.
                                                                                                          Well known in athletic circles as a nation-
                                                                                                       al sports administrator and an active sports-
                                                                                                       man, Franklin played on the UBC Thunder-
                                                                                                       bird basketball squad as an undergraduate
                                                                                                       and o n the Canadian champions, the Clover
                                                                                                       Leafs, travelling to the Phillipines     in 1947-
                                                                                                       48. H e is currentlyanavidswimmerand
                                                                                                       a 7-handicap golfer.
                                                                                                          Franklin been
                                                                                                                  has involved                 in UBC
                                                                                                       Alumni Association programs as an active
                                                                                                       volunteer, serving on the Board of Manage-
                                                                                                       ment and as      1958 chairman of the Home-
                                                                                                       coming                He served
                                                                                                               celebrations. also                     as
                                                                                                       chairman and chief fund-raiser for the John
                                                                                                       Owen Memorial Bursary Fund.

Honorary                  Gage.
                  Walter H.
BA’25, MA’26, LLD’58.

President: Mrs. Frederick Field, BA’42:
Past                   C.
BA’49; 1st Vice-President: George Mor-
fitt,               Vice-president:
Robert Dundas,BASc’48;          Vice-
Presidenf: Chuck         BA’71:
                 Campbell,                  At well-attended alumni meeting Port Alberni, branches secretary Leona Doduk, BA’71,
Treasurer: Donald J . Currie, BCom’61:      (left)talks to U B C interprofessionaleducationdirector Dr.GeorgeSzasz(right)  and
Members-at-Large: Mrs. Geoffrey Bird,       (centre) Mr. and Mrs. Bob Scojffield, L L B ’ 5 9 .
      Kenneth BA’57.
BA’66; Brawner,
LLB’58; James         BASc’56:
Mrs. John BHE’SI;
          Milroy,                   Mrs.
Nathan Nemetz, BA’35; Peter Uitden-
bosch, BCom’68; Mrs. R.W. Wellwood,
                                            Women’s                                              Alumni Branches
BA’51; Harry White, BASc’63.                Resources                                            Plan Meetings
   Representatives:          Agriculture.   Centre Established
Robert Tait, BSA’48; Applied Science.                                                           AFTER A SUMMER RESPITE, alumnibrafich
Frederick Culbert, BASc’64;     Architec-                                                       activity has picked up again with meetings
ture: Steven BArch’64;              Arts.   THE UBC CENTRE for Continuing Education             and socialevents being       for
                                                                                                                       slated cities
DavidGrahame,        BA’69; Commerce.       has developed a centre within the centre to         across Canada and the U.S.
Bernie Treasurer, BCom’58; Dentistry        provideacomprehensiveandcoordinated                     Later this fall, alumniin Halifax and Win-
EdwardFukushima,DMD’69;           Educa.    approach to programs for adult women.               nipeg will have the pleasure of a n address
tion: Kenneth BA’48                            CalledtheWomen’sResourcesCentre,                 by Emeritus
                                                                                               President                            Dr.
BEd’5 I , MEd’58; Forestry: Jim McWil.      the new   unit    is designedtobetterserve          MacKenzie. On Thursday, October 26, Dr.
liams, BSF’53; Home Economics: Bar.         women who are seeking opportunities to put MacKenzie will attend an alumni function
bara Wood, BHE’65; Law: Greg Bow-           their talents to work and/or who want to get in Halifax and on Wednesday, November
den,             LibraryScience:    Mrs     a new perspective on their        lives and their   I , he will be at a Winnipeg alumni meeting.
Margaret Burke, BA’64, BLS’65; Medi-        places in theworld. The resources centre                Closer to home, an alumni branch meet-
cine: Sydney Peerless, MD’61; Nursing.      has grown out of       a Re-entry Program for       ing is set for    Monday,   November in6,
Elizabeth Taylor, MSN’70; Pharmacy          Women which has functioned for the past             Castlegar. UBC Dean of Graduate Studies
William Baker, BSP’SO; Physical Educa.      three years to provide a “first-step’’ for the      Dr. Ian McTaggart-Cowan will be the spe-
tion: RobertHindmarch,BPE’52;        Re-    woman considering re-entering, or entering          cial guest at the function being held in Sel-
creation: Larry Olhmann, BRE’71; R e        for the first time, a new     life space - be it    kirk College.
habilitation                  McGill
                          Betty             community involvement,
                                                                 returning                  to
 BSR’67; Science: Charles   Hulton          school, career,
                                                    a      part-timeemployment,
 BSc’70; SocialWork:          Heler
                            Mrs.            public life, or personal growth.
 McCrae, MSW’49.                               The new Women’s Resources Centrewill
Representatives of Alma Mater Society:
                                            be involved in helping women examine their
                                            life styles and, if they so choose, assisting
                                                                                                 New Program Head
President:  Aldridge;
         Doug       Treasurer               them in planning toward changing or modi-            Also Appointed
Dave Dick.                                  fying thoselife styles. Under auspicesof the
                                            centre, classes, workshops and special pro-
Ex-Officio Members:                         grams are planned in five topical areas: self-
                                            awareness self-discovery;
                                                        and               education;            T H E A L U M N I ASSOCIATION has also appoint-
President, Young AlumniClub: Davic          careers; community involvement; and fam-               a program
                                                                                                ednew             director.He             is Perry
Dale-Johnson, BA’69; Chairman, A110         ily life.                                           Goldsmith, 24, who replaces Mrs. Barbara
cations Committee: M . Keith Douglass          Awomanenterstheprogramgenerally                  Vitols, BA’61, who left after        five years of
BASc’42; Chairman, Alumni Fund:    Dol      through a core course called “Options for           service to devote more time to her family.
McKay, BA’55;      Co-chairman,Divis                                                                Goldsmith, BA’70, brings to the position
                                            Women”, which is a series          ofsix lecture-
ions: JanPeskett,BHE’65;     President                                                          experience in developing and coordinating
                                            discussions aimed at encouraging the parti-
Friends of UBC (U.S.A.) Inc.:    Frank                                                          programs,           with
                                                                                                           working volunteers    and
                                            cipants in clarifying and choosing personal
Johnston,BArch’53;             Direc
                       Executive                                                                community groups and in supervising em-
                                            goals. At the conclusion the course, parti-
tor: Harry Franklin, BA’49.                                                                     ployees.
                                            cipants may go on to workshops in special
                                            interest areas such as psychological testing:           Goldsmith, a Vancouver-born Lord Byng
Representatives of Faculty Association:                                                         Secondary School graduate, previously ser-
Dr. RichardRosenberg,       Dr. Richarc     developing personal potential; returning to
                                            education;  choosing finding
                                                                  and       careers;            ved as director of Youth Employment Ser-
Spencer.                                                                                        vices with the Vancouver area YMCA. He
                                            andbecominginvolved           in communityac-
                                            tion.                                               assumed his new position on September 6.
Representatives to Senate
                                               Further information may be obtained by               As program director, Goldsmith          will be
Mrs. Frederick Field, BA’42; T. Barrit      phoning 228-2181 (local 273) or by writing          responsible for working with alumni volun-
Lindsay,BCom’58:Frank       C . Walden      Women’s    Resources  Centre,
                                                                        Centrefor               teers in coordinating programs
                                                                                                                           such        as
BA’49.                                      Continuing Education, University of B.C.,           Homecoming,     Young         Club,
                                                                                                                       Alumni an-
                                            Vancouver 8, B.C.                                   nual meeting and special events.
                                                                                                    you want to know right now; you don't have
                                                                                                    to interpret."Atnight,thedashshowsa
                                                                                                    plan view of the car with lights connected
                                                                                                    with fibre optic light pipe -a feature which
                                                                                                    immediately tells the driver his headlights,
                                                                                                    turn signals and so o n are working.
                                                                                                             the innovations a
                                                                                                       Among other             are:
                                                                                                    frame,energy-absorbing bumpers,
                                                                                                    which tolerates collisions up to I O miles per
                                                                                                    hour and whichwill deflect the engine down
                                                                                                    and the passenger compartment up          in case
                                                                                                    of high-speed collisions; a fibreglass body
                                                                                                    steering wheel; and a hidden service module
                                                                                                    enabling functioning of the car to be meas-
                                                                                                    ured electronically.
                                                                                                       T h e engineering students currently are
                                                                                                    about to launch a feasibility study of possi-
                                                                                                    ble manufacture of the Wally Wagon. They
                                                                                                    businessmen and the capital        is available if
                                                                                                    the car seems feasible for manufacture.
Admiring the a~*ard-ninning Wally Wagon at alumni luncheon at Cecil Green        Parkure               So, who knows, you may yet get a chance
(left to right) associationfirsl vice-president George Morfitt. design team coordinator             to own a Wally Wagon.
MacKay. BASc'72, and U B C President Walter G a g e .

Students Honored                                    The alumni association held the luncheon
                                                                                                    Alumni Association
                                                 not only to honor the achievement of the
For Safe, Clean                                  engineering students, but also to enable the       Wins Two Awards
Urban Car Design                                 localsponsors to haveademonstrationof
                                                 the Wally Wagon's unique features. One of
                                                 thesponsorswastheUBCAlumniFund,                 THE UBC A L U M N I ASSOCIATION receiv-
HOW WOULD YOU L I K E      toheabletonip         which contributed $2,000.                         two
                                                                                                 ed awards the at annual  American
around town in a sporty. natural gas-fired,         I n an interview at the luncheon, the stu-   Alumni Council conference. held n July 3-5
two-seater car that, besides giving up to 30     dent            team
                                                     engineering coordinator                Dean in St. Louis, Mo.
miles per gallon, would:                         MacKay, a 1972 mechanical       engineering        The association's magazine. the       Chroni-
         you saintly,
 0 make feel         secure            in the           explained
                                                 graduate, significantlythat:                    cle, was named one of 25 "Publications of
   knowledgethatyourexhaustwasnot                "There'snothingthatwehavedonethat               Distinction". It was cited for its strong edi-
   polluting the atmosphere;                     General Motors couldn't have done." Most        torialvoiceand       the way in which it seeks
 0 let you stupidly collide with another car       the            are
                                                 of components standard,      though             to deal with the reality of the University to-
   at I O miles per hour and escape damage            have modified. Wally
                                                 many been           The                         day -- "not in terms of rosy alumni nostal-
   to front or rear bumpers;                     Wagon,forexample,usesafour-cylinder             gia of what the University may once have
   prevent you from enteringo r starting the     Fiat engine modified for liquid natural gas.    been." The Chronicle's development is un-
   car when you're (stupidly) drunk;                One of the objects of the contest was to     dertheguidanceofeditor            Clive Cocking,
 0 force you to he safety conscious by not       develop a vehicle which minimized harmful       BA'61. and editorial assistant Susan Jamie-
   startingunlessyourseatbeltsarefas-            exhaust emissions and the conversion to na-     son, BA'65.
   tened;                                        tural gas immediately reduced exhaust emis-        The association was also given an Award
 0 keep you safe and unharmed in a sturdy        sions by 70 per cent. The injection of water    of Excellence for Special Campaign Promo-
   passenger compartment in collisions up        intothecarburetorfurtherreducedemis-            tion.Theobject        of thecitation is to give
   to 50 miles per hour?                         sions.The WallyWagoncurrentlymeets              recognition to the best material produced in
                                                 1976 U.S.automobileemissionstandards.           the category of alumni association promo-
   Well,there's only one car anywhere -                      the          that in-
                                                    Probably innovation most                     tion campaigns and the UBC Alumni Asso-
and we meanone -that will give you these         trigues observers is the digital door-lock and  ciation received the only honors in this sec-
           It's Wally
features. the       Wagon. Unfort-               startersystem.        of
                                                                Instead key-holes,the            tion.
unatelynot                   production
                       in mass               -
                                                 driverisconfrontedwithnumberedpush-                The award was for the association's FYI
though the UBC engineering students who          buttons - muchlikethose          on newtele-    bulletins,short papers produced annually
designed and built this unique car would like    phones -on the door and n the dash.With
                                                                               o                 for the past three years to inform members
to see it in production.                         the Wally Wagon, MacKay said,       "you don't  of theprovinciallegislature.localgovern-
   The Wally Wagon - in case you haven't         carry any keys. You punch a combination         ment.educationalandcommunityleaders
yet heard anything about it -was designed        to get into the vehicle and to start it. It alsoabout new developments at UBC.           I n 1971-
and built by a team ofUBC engineering stu-       serves as a drunk tester in that you've got     72. atotalof      I S FYI bulletinswerepro-
dents last year for entryin a continent-wide     to do it right thefirst or secondtimeor         duced. written      by freelance writer      Joyce
Urban Vehicle Design Competition. Out of         everything shuts down."                         Bradbury, BA'67. edited by CliveCocking
92 entries from Canadian and American uni-                                                       andwithdesignby           Susan Jamieson. The
versities, theWally Wagon won the over-all           Another           is dashboard
                                                            eye-catcherthe                       bulletins were produced as part of the asso-
award for excellence in the judging at Ann                             is
                                                  which when the car stopped presents only       ciation's government relations program un-
Arbor, Michigan, in August. The award was         a smoky glass panel, but when it is running    der the chairmanship, in 1971-72, of Robert
presented by U.S. Transportation Secretary       gives the driver a simple picture of what he    Dundas, BASc'48. The 1972-73 chairman of
John Volpe.                                       needs to know. As one member of the team,the government relations committee is Ken
    T h e pollution-free UBC car also won an      Ken Biss, BASc'72, said: "We had to make       Brawner, BA'57. LLB'58.
award for safety performance and was cited       the car look a little hit futuristic - but it's    UBC, one of three Canadian universities
for excellence in maneuverability,parking        also a good way of eliminating the attention- at the conference, was represented by Mrs.
and braking   performance.      So it's
                                      under-     getting problems of warning lights and in-      Beverly Field, BA'42. president of the UBC
standable that the student team received a        struments on the dashboard. Like we don't           Association;
                                                                                                 Alumni                        Harry Franklin,
hero's welcome on their return, being per-       have a vernier speedometer like the conven- BA'49, executive
                                                                                                        alumni         director;               LC.
sonallycongratulatedby        President Walter   tional ones. It's a digital speedometer that    (Scotty) Malcolm, alumni fund director, and
Gage and feted at a University dinner and        just tells you the speed. The idea being that Alfred T. Adams, executive director of the
a t a UBC Alumni Association luncheon.                                    it
                                                 if you look at the dash tells you everything    Universities Resources Council.
                                                                                                         In years, Moorhead,
                                                                                                         recent Dennis
                                                                                                       BCom '65, Fraser Evans, Dr. Bruce Allar-
                                                                                                      dyce, M D '62, Mike and Tarny Williams,
                                                                                                      Dave Reid, BASc '67, and Mark Alexand-
                                                                                                      er, BA '68, among others, have all played
                                                                                                      with distinction. Doug Sturrock, BPE          '63,
                                                                                                      and Fred Sturrock and John Lecky, BA          '61,
                                                                                                      have made brief "cameo appearances."
                                                                                                         In opposition, former Thunderbirds like
                                                                                                      Jack Littlehales, BA '65, now with Toronto
                                                                                                      Balmy Beach,andMikeBird,BA                 '68, of
                                                                                                      the Ottawa Irish have both lifted post-match
                                                                                                      steins with TMR. Mike Chambers, BA ' 5 8 ,
                                                                                                      L L B '61, rekindled feelings of awe among
                                                                                                      the TMR west coast refugees when he put
                                                                                                      on the hated green jersey of TMR's arch
                                                                                                      rivals, the Montreal Irish.
                                                                                                         But the ex-UBCers on the playing list of
                                                                                                      the TMR aren't the only things making the
                                                                                                      club an eastern annex of UBC's Wolfson
                                                                                                      Field.Twice,       T M R has  hostedtouring
                                                                                                      UBC rugbysides - in 1966 when UBC
                                                                                                      visited here under Brian Wightman, and in
                                                                                                       1969 when were                by
                                                                                                                            coached Donn
                                                                                                      Spence, BPE '56.
                                                                                                      tours, and it was with great relish that a reg
                                                                                                      side of Canadian-born Montrealers, includ-
                                                                                                      ing G a r y Bruce (once again a captain) and
                                                                                                      BrookeCampbell(amemberofthe                  1966
                                                                                                      tour while at UBC himself) from T M R , held
                                                                                                     the young and aggressive UBC side to a          3-3
                                                                                                      draw. Considerable support for these endea-
                                                                                                      vours was provided the club by the Council
                                                                                                     and Administration of the Town of Mount
                                                                                                         This is all very well, but that sharp-eyed
                                                                                                      O V H we left   behind      in Central Station
                                                                                                      mightstill bewonderingwhat'shappened
                                                                                                     to the traditional rugby "third half' in the
                                                                                                      chilly east. If heis,however,heclearly
                                                                                                     overlooked the cunningly subtle references
                                                                                                      planted so far to hoisted steins and lidded-
                                                                                                     eye postures.
 Brooke Compbell (above) leaps f o r ball in game last fall against Ottawa Indians in which              Thesportofrugbyhasbeendescribed
 U B C grad-dominated Town o.f Mount Roytrl won Mair Shield. while (below) John Kalb-
                                                                                                     saw       asruffian's
                                                                                                          print a         game played by
Jlrisch and boll run into healy traffic in game ugciinst Westmount.
                                                                                                     gentlemen. And in TMR, no less than any-
                                                    muchfromtheescapethecluboffersas                 where rugby is played, the players have the
How UBC Traditions                                  from a continuing love for the game.
                                                       Notwithstanding, the continuing success
                                                                                                     time-honored opportunity to cream the op-
                                                                                                     position during the first two halves, and then
Are Being Kept                                      of the powerful TMR club, defending Que-         join in with them in the third swilling beer
                                                    bec Rugby Union champions, is in no small        and shouting Welsh hymns, paeans to var-
Alive In Montreal                                   way due to these UBC exiles.                     ious clergymen's daughters now sadly gone
                                                       At present, Martin Copeland, BCom'68,         astray, and the "Wild West Show."
                                                    and John Kalbfleisch, BA ' 6 4 , both at times       Anyonewhohasplayedunderorwith
THE TIME: afewminutesafterfive.The                  emerge from the warm, friendly confines of        Brian Wightman, the former U . K . Interna-
place: the concourse of Montreal's Central          theTMRscrumtowaveabstractedlyto                  tional and Fiji national coach, could not help
Station. The situation: well. that's a longer           fans.
                                                    their    BrookeCampbell,   BCom             '65.  being influenced by his successful formula
item to describe. For only the most sharp-          LLB'66, whose sleep is constantly interrup-       of hard rugby through all three halves. The
eyed of Old Vancouver Hands would no-               ted by bad dreams of bad cheques (he's the        Birds may regrettably have dropped behind
tice, among the hordes of commuters rush-           club's treasurer and its only bulwark against California in the first two from timeto time,
ing to catch the 17:22 to suburban Town of          bookkeeping chaos), swears he has hung up notes Campbell. but they never gave them
MountRoyalandpointsnorth.ahandful                   his elbows, but if a 50-3 win over Montreal      an inch in the third.
of young men with beatific smiles of relief         Barbarians last week and the bruised heads           T h e T M R Rugby Club looks forward to
and, I fear,occasionallycrinklynoseson              and shoulders of their lineout jumpers are       meeting any UBC alums interested in play-
their faces and tattered UBC kitbags instead anything to go by, you'd be wise to bet on              ing the first two halves, the third or, in the
of attache cases at the ends of their arms.         a credibility gap.                               Wightman tradition, all three.
   A mystery? Hardly, for in recentyears              Only a job transfer to Toronto last month          For the last eight months, the club has
the Town of Mount Royal Rugby Club has              has succeeded in relieving opposing scrum        beenrefurbishingan 18th centuryFrench-
become a focal point for ex-UBC rugby en-           halves and stand-offs of their chronic fear      Canadian farm house with stone walls, than-
thusiasts.Theclubtrainsregularlyevery               of ex-UBC football and rugby captain Gary kfully, fourfeetthickastheirclubhouse.
Tuesday and Thursday evening, explaining            Bruce, BCom '64. However, before Blacky          T h e location, 338 Cote Liesse
                                                                                                                                  de       Rd.,
at one blow the kitbags. the noses and,          if got away, ther e d words to "B.C. Logger,"       (phone 738-4157) notfarfromtheclub's
talesoftheworkadaypressuresofPlace                  as well asthecorrect,lidded-eyeposture            MohawkParkhomeground,isidealfor
Ville Marie and St. James Street are to be            singing
                                                    for       "Mountain        and
                                                                        Dew" "Dear                   even the most elevated of discussions on the
believed, the smiles.                               John", were extracted from him for the fu-        theory and practice of Coarse Rugby. And
   It'senthusiasm. all right,andonlythe             ture use of theT M R choir. At various times      with social dues of only $10 and an active
   curmudgeonly rugby
most            of
               UBC's                                during his six-year career with the club, he      program, all other former UBCers are wel-
coacheswoulddaresuggest             it springsas    was both its captain and its president.          comeas well.         -Brooke Campbell

I                                                        *

               Notre Dame University chancellor,Hugh
             Keenleyside, BA'20. MA, Clark).
             LLD'45, former chairman of B.C. Hydro
             tary for public administration, was again in
             UN service during the June conference       in
             Stockholm on the Human Environment. He
             was there as special assistant to the confer-
             ence's secretary general, Maurice Strong.

                Mrs. George Ledingham (Muriel Harvie),
             BA'30. the     first woman  president     of the
             VancouverandDistrictCouncil            of Chur-
             ches, did such a good job that she's been
             elected to carry on for a second term. She
                 a president
             is past       the
             Women's Club in Vancouver. .... The Con-
             naught               at University
                    Laboratories the            of
             Toronto, the site of the discovery of insulin,                                                        lishedby N.L. BarleeinSummerland,
             has a new director, Robert JamesWilson,
                                                                   Howard White                                    showed White that an historical journal
             previously assistant director of the labora-
                                                                   & Mary Lee                                      of the caliber of The Roincotlsf Chr-oni-
                                                                                                                   cles would feasible.Local  A     Ini-
             tory and served in the Canadian Navy dur-                                                             tiatives grant of     $12,545 got the magazine
             ing         SecondWorld       War ....Franc R.                                                        started, and a subsequent renewal in the
             Joubin, BA'36, MA'43, DSc'58, has added               "The B.C. heritage is vanishing." says          spring is allowing him to continue pub-
             anotherdegree to        his list. St. Francis         Howard White, classof'68,andhe             is   lishing. Mary Lee, BA'        is of
             Xavier University has made       him an honor-        doing something about it.H e is the foun-       White's co-workers. She handles the ad-
             ary doctor of laws, citing his ability and self-      der of The Raincoast Chronicles, his- an        ministrative duties of the magazine.
             lessdedication in "unlockingthemineral                      quarterly, the
                                                                   torical        and                 Peninsula        While   principally         with
                                                                                                                                           involved his-
             wealth of several nations. beginning with his         Voice a weekly     newspaper Pender
                                                                                                 in                torical aspects of coastal British Colum-
                   A chairman
             own." past                     of the Bralorne        Harbour. Indians B.C.
                                                                             "The        of pre-                   bia, the journal also deals with historical
             Pioneer Mines, in the '60's he spent some             served their culture through tradition;   to-   fiction and character sketches of notor-
             years as a technical advisor     in mining and        day's cultural patterns are bound by the        iouspersonalities.ofthearea.Recent
             geology with the United Nations.                      media, and if media reflects only urban         issues    contain         by
                                                                                                                                     articles John Kelly.
                                                                   life, kids reject their coastal background      winner   the
                                                                                                                            ofGovernor General's
                                                                   for a more cosmopolitan way of life. We         AwardforDramalastyear,andLes
                                                                   want the people of the B.C. coast to be         Peterson. author of Good.ron'.s Lontfing
                                                                   more aware of their heritage and cometo         S t o r y . Anearlieredition       on the mari-
                                                                   to recognize it as an important part of         times included an account of the early
                                                                   their outlook."                                 steamboats      Vancouver's
                                                                                                                                  of            harbours
                Canada's new ambassador and permanent                 H e said he first realized the need for      and            of            and
                                                                                                                       histories lighthouses tug-
             representative to the United Nations         office   a reorientation himself while studying at       boating in the area, as well as articles
             and the conference of the committee dis-    on        UBC. Born on Nelson Island, he hadn't           on petroglyphs and the old governnlent
             armament in Geneva is William H. Barton,              attended school until the age of 12, and                           on
                                                                                                                   leper >,tation D'Arcy Island. Local in-
             BA'40. Previously assistant undersecretary            later at UBC found the general attitude         terest in the journal has been high. "We
             for external affairsin Ottawa, this is not his        on campus toward hisow'n upbringing to          oversold our first issue by a thousand."
         1                           spent
                                    He a at
             first U N assignment. period                          be one of condescension.                        White said. Along with its own nation-
               New UN
             the York headquarters        doing                       After attending UBC. - White.27,             wide mailing list, it is distributed by    the
             groundwork for the various pence-keeping              travelled and worked on construction in         B.C. Coast Historical Society.
             operations - at that time. the Congo and              the Yukon. He founded the          Peninsula        White plans to have two presses of his
             theMiddleEast                .
                                  . _ . _Onewritersaidthat          Voice two years ago with a Letraset kit        own in working order by the fall. as an-
             Lister Sinclair, BA'42.      LLD'72,           was     and a rented typewriter and by the first       other        for talent.
                                                                                                                          outlet local       Several
             "giving up the national dream to work on               printing, enough
                                                                            had        subscriptions          to   books of poetry and a novel are planned
             thenationalnightmare."          H e wasreferring       pay the printing bill. I n keeping with his    to go to press at that time. As for the
             to Sinclair'smostrecent          CBC projectto         generalphilosophy,thenewspaperat-              magazine,White is hopingforathird
             turn Pierre Berton's, BA'41. Ntrtiontrl                tempts to capture the daily events of the      grant 10 carry it into next year. He be-
             I)rc,trnr a n d The L u s t Spike into a television    area in its own language and pace.             lieves that there is a lot more of the B.C.
             series -which he has put a\ide t o look after            Theexampleof          Ctrundn West pub-      story to be told and remembered.
             the larger problems of running the CBC           as
                                                                                                  a year - unlessyouhappentogetacall
                                                                                                  from the special investigations branch of the
                                                                                                  department of finance. The director of the
                                                                                                  division is James  Gourlay,        BCom’48,
                                                                                                   LLB’SI. His team of auditors, in the course
                                                                                                  of 261 investigations recovered $15,714,013
                                                                                                  for the government’s coffers in the 1971 fis-
                                                                                                  cal year. I.M. (Bud)Harford, BCom’47, is
                                                                                                   in the same division as chief btaff training
                                                                                                  anddevelopment .... Aftermanyyearsin
                                                                                                  the insurance field as a claims manager, Les-
                                                                                                  lie Dennis Olmstead, BCom’48. LLB’SI, has
                                                                                                  joined the staff of the Law Society of B.C.
                                                                                                  asdeputy secretary      .... UBC’s physical
                                                                                                  plant department - better known to many
                                                                                                  alumni as buildings and grounds has a new
                                                                                                  director, Neville Smith, BASc’49. He joined
                                                                                                  the UBC staff in 1968 as superintendent of
Lister Sinclair                                 David Anderson
executive vice-president and chief operating    publishers is headed by Robin Farr, BA’47.
officer. The CBC is every politician‘s favor-   The programwillincludedirectgrantsto
ite bone - but perhaps with a new presi-        publishers for publication and translation, as      GradsSweep to
dent,LucienePicard, Lister
                   and      Sinclair            well as purchases and distribution of some
they won’t be able to find so much to chew      Canadian works. A former editor-in-chief
                                                 Ryerson Press, he was most recently pro-
                                                                                            of      Electoral Victory
on. Sinclair joined the CBC in the ‘40’s and
gained national recognition through his writ-   jectdirector     of an Ontariogovernment
ing and acting. He later expanded his duties    study of its printing and publishing activities
to include panel shows (23 years on Court        .... JohnVandrick, BA’47 ( M D , McGill).
Of Opinion), work a s a producer, commen-       is the new director of the university health       T H E NEW DEMOCRATIC P A R T Y    victory in
tator and natural science expert.               servicesCentral
                                                         at              Michigan University.      the B.C. election on August         30 was
   Barry Sleigh, BASc’44, is nowregional         He joined the staff of the health service two     a landslideinmorethanonesense.It
manager of the western marketing region of      years ago as physician and psychiatrist.           was a landslide for    UBC as well as fqr
   Canada          .... James
                            W.                              professor
                                                    Associate                of education at       the N DP. For when all the election dust
BC‘om’45, currently vice-president and di-      Sonoma State College in California, George         had settled the voters - while giving the
rector of Hugh McKinnon Ltd. is the new         Elliott, BA’48,(MA,LongBeach),DEd,                 N D P a sizeable majority - had elected
president of the Insurance Institute of B.C.    UCLA). is nowcoordinator of secondary              2OUBC graduates to the provincial leg-
   The Canada Council’s new million dollar      student teaching at the college    _...Income      islature.
program to assist Canada’s struggling book      taxtime.formost        of us. comes but once           The new premier, David Barrett, how-
                                                                                                   ever, was not one of them. A     41-year-old
                                                                                                   social worker who has sat in the legisla-

                 The                                                                               ture since 1960,he obtained his profes-
                                                                                                   sional education elsewhere than at    UBC:
                                                                                                   he holds a bachelor of social work degree

         Asahi Pentax Spotmatic ES:                                                                from Seattle University and a master of
                                                                                                   socialworkfromSt.        Louis University.
                                                                                                      Aside from Barrett, 13 N D P members
                                                                                                     UBC        They
                                                                                                   are alumni. are:                     Emery
                                                                                                   Barnes, BSW’62, Vancouver        Centre;
                                                                                                   Rosemary Brown, BSW‘62.       MSW’67,
                                                                                                   VancouverBurrard;       Gordon   Dowding,
                                                                                                   LLB’SI, Burnaby Edmonds; Gary Lauk,
                                                                                                   BA’63. LLB’66,         Centre;
                                                                                                   JamesLorimer, BA’48,LLB’49,Burn-
                                                                                                   aby Willingdon; Alex Macdonald, BA’39,
                                                                                                   Vancouver East; Leo Nimsick, LLB’61,
                                                                                                   Kootenay; Robert Skelly, BA’68,       Al-
                                                                                                   berni; Harold Steves, BSA’63,      Rich-
                                                                                                   mond; David Stupich, BSA’49.Nanai-
                                                                                                   mo; Daisy Webster, MA’68, Vancouver
                                                                                                   South; Peter Rolston, BA’64. Dewdney
                                                                                                   and Bob Williams, BA‘S6,        MSc’S8,

                         It was inevitable.
                                                                                                   Vancouver East.
                                                                                                      All of        theLiberalselectedare
                                                                                                   UBC graduates. Headed by new provin-
          After all, what could possibly provide more       precise, automatic                        leader
                                                                                                   cial           David Anderson, LLB’62,
          exposure control, than a computer with a memory bank. With less                          Victoria, they include: David Browson,
          wear and tear on all parts concerned.                                                    BASc’49,   NorthVancouver-Capilano;
          Together with your present    Super MultiCoated Takumar lenses,                          GardeGardom, BA’49.LLB‘49,Point
          you have a totally automated exposure   system: just set the aperture                    Grey; Pat McGeer, BA’48, MU’%,
                                                                                                   Point Grey;  and          Allan Williams,
          and shoot. But even with bellom      or extension tubesor special
                                                                                                   LLB’SO, West Vancouver-Howe Sound.
          purpose lenses and adapters you don’t lose the precision exposure
                                                                                                        the Social
                                                                                                      Of ,ten           members
                                                                                                   elected, two have degrees conferred by
          Some day, maybe, all cameras   will be built like this.                                  UBC.   Former premier,         W.A.C. Ben-
                                                                                                    nett, who holds an honorary doctor of
             See your favourite camera dealer                                                      lawsdegreeconferredon
                                                                                                   represents Okanagan Newell
                                                                                                                                  him in 1958,

                                                                                                   Morrison. BCom’5O reprewnt\ Victoria.

                                                                                                   Vancouver by way of a special new shop,
                                                                                                   the            House            in Maple  Tree
                                                                                                   Square,  Gastown.        Mrs. John Southworth
                                                                                                   (Sheila Cope), BA’S2, BSW’53, has opened
                                                                                                   a shop specializing in unusual oriental im-
                                                                                                   ports. During her stay       in Japan when her
                                                                                                   husband, John, BA’53, was B.C. commis-
                                                                                                   sioner to Expo 70, she discovered that most
                                                                                                   of the unique and different Japanese articles
                                                                                                   never reached the export market.          By per-
                                                                                                   sonallyselecting all theitems in her shop
                                                                                                   on visits to the Orient she       is now able to
                                                                                                   offer another aspect to creative shopping in
                                                                                                   Vancouver’s Gastown.
                                                                                                      Maurice Copithorne, BA’54,LLB’
                                                                                                   now director of the legal division in the ex-
                                                                                                   ternal affairs department in Ottawa. He re-
                                                                                                   places Edward Lee, BA’S4, LLB’55,who
    Daisy Webster                                                                                  now heads the personnel section         of the de-
                                                     Mary Southin                                  partment. Both men have had postings out-
                                                                                                   side Canada - Copithorne to Iran and Lee
    operationsandmaintenance.Now            he has   now teaching evidence, legal process, suc-    to Indonesia and London .... An instructor
    the overall responsibility for planning, con-    cession and family law reform to UBC’s law    at Vancouver City College, Gordon Jones,
    struction and maintenance of the more than       students. His replacement on the commis-      BA’54,BEd’58,MA’62,hasjustreceived
    $100 million worth of physical assets on the     sion is a former UBC law professor J. Noel    his doctorate from the University of Flori-
    university’s 1,000 acre campus. .... Susana      Lyon, LLB’60, (LLM, Harvard). A leading       da, with adissertationonasubjectclose
    Welbourn, BA’48, BSW’49 andJohn Tudor,           authority on constitutional and administra-   tohome - whysomecommunitycollege
    BSc’65, both received master of social work      tive law he has been on the faculty at McGill studentspersistand        finish the course and
    degrees at I he recent congregation at Water-    .... D. Barry Harper, BASc’SO, (MSc,          why the rest don’t.
    loo Lutheran University.                         MASc, DSc, MIT), is now vice-president,          Donald G . Watts, BASc’56,        MASc’58,
                                                     technical, for Alcan Metal Powders - a di-       for last been
                                                                                                   has the year professor                           of
                                                     vision of Alcan Aluminum in New Jersey.                      at
                                                                                                   mathematics Queen’s      University. Pre-

    50%                                                 The Advocate, the B.C. legal profession’s
                                                     mostinterestingpublication      - notedthat
                                                     among the recently elected Benchers of the
                                                                                                   viously he was associate chairmanof the de-
                                                                                                   partment of statistics at the University
                                                                                                   Wisconsin .... At the University of Alberta,

                                                     Societyis Mary Southin, LLB’52.Italso         Peter Meekison, BASc’59, BA’61, (PhD,
      A change of venue? Richard Fraser Gosse,       notes that she is the first womanBencher      Duke’l, is the new chairman of political sci-
    LLB’SO, (LLD,Oxford),amembersince                to be electedin B.C. and perhapsin Canada.    ence,moving        his as
                                                                                                                 from post associate
    1970 of B.C.’s Law Reform Commission is          .... The Far Eastcomesa little nearerto       dean of graduatestudiesandresearch              ....

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                                                                                       ... means scholarships and
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    and many more good things to eat and drink                                            6251 NW Marine Drive,
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                                THE 100%B.C. OWNED DAIRY
                                                                                                            BA’64). a daughter,JanetLorraine,       April
                                                                                                            19, 1972 inKamloops. . . . Mr.and Mrs.
                                                                                                            Kevin                Lanko,
                                                                                                                              (Joyce BSc’60,
                                                                                                            uary 16, 1972 in Upwey. Australia. . . . Dr.
                                                                                                            and          Murray Elliott, (Mary  James,
                                                                                                            BEd’67). a son, CraigJames,March          23,
                                                                                                            1972 inKingston,Ont.      . . . Dr.andMrs.
                                                                                                            Allan F. Gill, BSc’67, DVM(Sask.), a son,
                                                                                                            RyanAndrew,July       I , 1972 in Richmond.
                                                                                                            . . . Dr. and     Mrs. Robert E. Horita,
                                                                                                            Christa June, May 5 , 1972 inVictoria. . .
                                                                                                            . Mr. and John Keenlyside,
                                                                                                                        Mrs. Scott
                                                                                                            BA’66, (Wendy   Barber,      BA’68), a son,
                                                                                                            ChristopherJames,February         22, 1972 in
                                                                                                            Vancouver. . . . Dr. and Mrs. Charles Pent-
                                                                                                            land, BA’65, MA’66, (Carol Ann Stephen-
Jeremy Winter                                         Howard Prout                                          son, BA’67),daughter,
                                                                                                                          a         ElizabethAnn,
                                                                                                            May 9, 1972 in Kingston, Ont. . . . Mr. and
After I O years in theU.S.    Carl Zanon,             molecules on the interaction of blood cells,          Mrs. Ronald E. Sowerby, BCom’69 (Lynne
BASc’59, (MBA, Northwestern) is return-               will be continuing his research at Cambridge          Bergman,BEd’67),a        son, CraigRonald,
ing to Canada as staff consultant with West-          after a trip to Moscow where he          willgive     January 23, 1972 in New Westminster.
inghouse in Hamilton, Ont.                            a paper at a scientific congress. His work
                                                      is being supported by a three-year Canadian
                                                      MedicalResearchCouncilfellowship.              ....
60’s & 70’s                                            The Vancouver     Province’s editor
                                                      Robert McConnell, BA’64, (MA, Chicago).
                                                      He started working for the Province

   Mark Mealing, BA’60, PhD,   (MA,                   a student,joiningthestafffull-timeafter               Hirota-Schuster. Jackson Y . Hirotato
Pennsylvania), teaching
               now         anthro-                    graduation. H e was named associate editor            Gladys J. Schuster, BHE’68, July 17, 1972
pology at Selkirk College, Castlegar. H e al-         in 1969 and since 1970 has lived in Victoria,         in Vancouver.
so finds time to do fieldwork for the Na-             writing on political affairs.
tionalMuseum        of Man .... The Western              Philip Bartle, BA’65,     MA’71, is off to
News - one of Vancouver’s           neighbour-
hood newspapers that you probably remem-
                                                      Ghana  again, accompanied  by           wife and
                                                      child, to complete his doctorate o n a Com-
                                                                                                            An Apology..        .
ber from your university days        - now has        monwealth scholarship at the University of            T o David Douglas Reeve, BASc’33 ... in the
both a newpublisherandaneweditor                 in   Ghana in Accra. Between degrees he spent              Summer ‘72 issue of the Chronicle Mr.
the persons of Phil, BCom’65, and Marilyn             two years as a CUSO volunteer           in Ghana      Reeve was reported, in error, as deceased.
Clark (Ardley),BA’61.Theyhavemoved                    followed by a year of travel to a multitude           Thenotice      have        to
                                                                                                                     should referred Mr.
to Point Grey from Lake Cowichan Van-      on         of places with completely unpronounceable             Reeve’s first wife (Marion Cliff Sangster,
couver Island where they ran the       local paper    names. He returned to UBC in 1968, work-              BA’33) who died some time ago. Mr. Reeve
.... A project on the hormones of puberty             ing as a teaching and research assistant        in               vice-president,
                                                                                                            is currently           engineering,
has won Jeremy Winter, MD’61, the Queen               several departments. Last year he taught at           Pacific CoastPipeLineLtd.and         livesin
Elizabeth Scientist Award of$54,000 over              Capilano College, Vancouver.
                                                                        West                         ....   Vancouver. We apologize for any inconven-
a six-year period. An associate professor of          Another alumnus bound for Africa.           Nuru-     ience that we may have caused him.
pediatrics at the Universityof Manitoba, he           deen 0. Adedipe, BSA‘66,PhD’69,leaves
is also studying the effect these hormones
                              of                      the University of Guelph to join the faculty
in thesex-specificchanges
nervous system during the early embyronic
period. The award was established
                                   in thecentral

                                            in 1959
to mark the Queen’s visit and is for research
                                                      of agricultural biology at the University of
                                                      lbadan in Nigeria. ....Jacques Brei-alive,
                                                      thrivingand a smashhit on Vancouver’s
                                                      summerscene - wasproduced by David
into children’s diseases.                             Y.H.Lui, apastpresidentofthecampus
    Donald Clerihue, BCom’62. has been ap-            special events committee and starred          Ann     Albert E. Anderson, BArch’51, June 1971 in
pointed  associate actuary       of the Fidelity      Mortifie, a former student, Pat Rose, BA’67.          Chilliwack.       by
                                                                                                                       Survived             his and
Mutual Life Insurance Co. in Philadelphia             Ruth Nichol and Leon Bibb.                            brother.
 ...Assistant professor of civil engineering             Donald Petrie, BCom’68, has earned his             Francis T . Fairey, BA’35, LLD’48, Novem-
at Lehigh University             Terence Hirst,       master of   religious          at
                                                                           education Golden                 ber 1971 in Vancouver.Amemberofthe
BASc’62, MASc’66, (PhD, Berkeley), has                Gate Baptist   TheologicalSeminary             ....   board of directors of the UBC Development
been appointed associate  director           of the   Richard Reid, BCom’69. a former member                Fund in 1957 (latertheAlumniFund),he
marine geotechnical laboratory of theuni-             of the student-alumni committee, has joined           is survived by his wife and five children.
versity’s centre marine environ-
               for       and                          the Council of Forest Industries in Vancou-                    A.
                                                                                                            Frank Forward,             BASc(Toronto),
mental studies       .... H.F. Shurvell,
                             (Gus)                    ver as transportation manager. .... Elizabeth         DSC’65,August 1972 in Vancouver.Pro-
MSc’62,  PhD’64, associate professor             of   Aulin, BEd’7 I , an elementary school teach-          fessor Forward taught at UBC for over         25
chemistryatQueen’sUniversity              is off to   er in Kamloops has been elected for a two-            years. As head of the department of metal-
Australia for a sabbatical year at the Uni-           year term as president of the Canadian Fed-           lurgyfrom 1945-64 hewasresponsiblefor
versity of Queensland .... Marvin Ross Stor-          eration ofBusinessandProfessionalWo-                  building it intothelargestofits         kindin
row, LLB’62 is in Ottawa with the govern-              men’s Clubs.                                         Canada. He spent the following three years
 ment’s income tax litigation section.                                                                      in Ottawa as director of the Science Secre-

   Both Howard Prout, BASc’63,           (MBA.                                                              tariat of the Privy Council where he drafted
Western Ont.) and Nicholas Close, BSc’63,                                                                     legislation created Science
                                                                                                            the         that     the
(MBA. McGill) have benefited from grants                                                                    Council of Canada. After his return to B.C.
from Shell Canada for completion           of their                                                         in 1968 he acted as consultant to UBC         on
doctoral work at the University of Western                                                                  researchadministration.Survived           his
Ontario. They are the first recipients of the         Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd G. Byrnjolfson, (Vir-                 and
                                                                                                            wife,         sons: Peter, BCom’53;    Alan
$45,000, five-yearresearchprogram that                ginia M. Willis, BEd’67), a son, Leif Willis,             MD’57;
                                                                                                            (Herb),Gordon,                        BASc’60,
Shell is sponsoringatWestern           __._ Donald    June6, 1972 in Delta. . . . Mr.andMrs.                MASc’62 and Nelson, BCom’66.
Brooks, BSc’64.    MSc’67, (PhD,Oregon),              John M . Curtis, BA’63, PhD, (Harvard), a             Sidney Wayne Hubble, BA’58, BA(Oxford),
who has been working at the Weizmann In-              daughter, Devon Elizabeth Anne, July      18,                                  near Delhi,
                                                                                                            June 1972 accidentally New
stitute in Israel for the past year - investi-        1972 in Ottawa. . . . Mr. and Mrs. J. Derek           India. A B.C. Rhodes scholar, he joined the
gating the effects large electrically neutral
                     of                               Duerden, BA’65.MSW’69, (Susan Enger,                  external affairs department in 1960 and was
currentlyservingas first secretaryofthe
Canadian trade commission in Hong Kong.
At UBC he was president of the World Uni-
versity Service committee, a member of the
grass hockey team and a past president of
the Player's Club.
Lorne P. Hudson, BCom'67, LLB'67, May

 1972 in Vancouver. While at UBC he served
as president of the Social Credit Club, Var-
sity Christian Fellowship and chairman of
the University Mission Outreach program.
A lawyer in Vancouver, he is survived by
his wife (Phillis Lange, DPH.65).        a daugh-
ter, parents, brother and sister.
Samuel A. Levis, LLB'S2. June 1972 in West

           After     from
Vancouver. dischargethe
 R C A F in 1945 he entered Victoria College
before coming to UBC for his law degree.
 He was known as one of B.C.'s outstanding
insurancecounsel"notedfor            his tenacity
but even more for      his fairness". Survived
by his wife, two sons, mother, two sisters,
(Eileen,                    and
              MD(Mexico), two
        (William, and
brothers,        MA'S4David,
William H. Mitchell, BA'38, BEd'47, Aug-
ust 1970 in North Vancouver. Survived by
his wife (Margaret Jones, class of '33).
    John Moore
Mrs. H.                      (HelenRobinson),
BHE'SO, March 1972 in Edmonton,Aka.
She and her husband had a farm in the Alix
district of Alberta near Lacombe where she
was district home economist for the provin-
cial department of agriculture. Survived by
her husband, two sons and two sisters.
Mrs.Marion Cliff SangsterReeve, BA'33,
February 1971 in Vancouver. At university
she received a Big Block for swimming and
was later active in the University Women's           YORKSHIRE TRUST COMPANY provides the
Club. Survived by her husband, David (see            following services -
above),daughter,        Ann,
                       Jo (Mrs.     L.D.
Druehl),BA'63,andtwosons,Douglas,                    Registrar and Transfer Agent
 BSc'66 and John.                                    Executor and Trustee
Joseph M. Schell, BA'ZI. January 1972. in            Registered Retirement Savings Plans
White Rock. He retired        in 1965 after over
40 years service with the Northern Electric          Mortgage Financing
Company in Canada and the West Indies.               Investment Management and Safe Keeping
Survived by his wife. son and brother (Ken-          Lawyer's Trust Accounts
neth, BA'25).
Ian Alistair Shaw, BA'19,      March      1971 in    Savings and Chequing Accounts
Vancouver. At UBC he was an active parti-            Term Deposits
cipant in student affairs -especially in the
beginning of The U h y s s e y . whose name he
is credited with coining. After graduation he
cling with the firm of MacDonald and Des-
Brisay. and was called to the bar        in 1924.
A past president of the Vancouver Bar As-
sociation, he was named Queen's Counsel
in 1964. H e retired from active practice
 1969. Survived by his wife (Mary Anderson,
                                                     service organization.
Donald M. Thorn, BSF'5 I, June 1972. acci-
dentallynearKamloops.Hewaswiththe                          Offices at:
provincial lands department and is survived
by his wife and three sons.                                900 W. Pender
                                                                     St.             685-3711
John William Thompson, BA'SO, May 1972                     590 W. Pender
                                                                     St.             685-3711
in Victoria. Survived by his wife.                         2996 Granville
                                                                     at       14th   738-2919
Richard J. Walsh, BA'SO, MEd'65,April                      130 E. Pender St.         685-3935
 1972in Surrey.Ateacher          in Burnaby,he             737 Fort St., Victoria    384-0514
is survivedbyhiswifeandtwochildren.
 William H. White, BASc'36,        MASc'39,
 PhD(Toronto). August 1971 in Vancouver.
 A professor of geology. he joined the UBC
 faculty in 1947. I n recognition hisof re-
 searchwork o n the geological       history   of
    he awarded W.G.
 B.C.was         the Miller
 Medal of the Royal Society of         Can:& in
 1961. Survived by hiswife,daughter,and
three sons (James, BSc'69.MSc.71).            0
                                                 concerned with the      organization          of the       siderable funding of clinical departments
                                                 teaching and setting standards of teaching.                if the teaching is to be competitive, at this
                                                The actual teaching was done almost entire-                 level. with thebestthatCanadahasto
                                                 ly by physicians who earned their           living in      offer.
                                                 practice and donated their time freely to the
                                                 University for this purpose.                                In spite of the growth         of facultywhich
                                                    Onedoubtsthatthemagnitude                  of the    these changes have necessitated since 1954,
                                                teaching load is readily understood outside              we are still dependent in very large measure
                                                of medicine. For example, each student re-               on voluntary teachers to meet the teaching
                                                ceives 400 hours of training in paediatrics.             load. In 1970. 15.920 hours of teaching were
                                                 Sixty of these hours are in full class exer-            provided at little or no cost to the University
                                                cisesandrequireonlyoneteacher.How-                       by these valuable though unrewarded clini-
                                                ever, 340 of them are in small group teaching            cians.Assumingtheaveragestudentcon-
Growth Factors                                   in which no more than six students can be               tact time of a      full-timeclinical teacher to
                                                involved if the examination of the infant or             be 15 hours per week for 32 weeks this con-
Ignored by                                      child is to be meaningful to the student and             tribution would be the equivalentof 3 3 addi-
Former Minister                                 not harmful to the patient. Since a class of             tional full-time faculty.
                                                60 mustbebrokenupinto               I O groupsthis          The minister’s letter would indicate that
                                                represents 3,400 hours of faculty participa-             the faculty of medicine at the University of
The remarks of the Minister of Health* con-     tion to give each class its paediatric exper-             British Columbia is relatively over-financed
cerning the growth of faculty and budget in     ience. For a class       of80 students this will         in relationtoits        loadof medicalstudent
the medical school at the University of Brit-   increase to 4,500 hours. Similar proliferation           teaching. However. this represents only            25
ish Columbia do not give cognizance to the      of teaching hours occurs        in all clinical de-                                           load
                                                                                                         per cent of the total teaching of the fac-
manner in which a medical school grows and       partments.                                              ulty. A recent study         of operating costs at
matures.In 1954,    which year he takesas           I t takes many years to assemble the full-           seven major Canadian universities which           in-
a baseline, the faculty of medicine was four    time faculty for a complete medical school.              clude medical schools casts some light upon
years old. I t was operating with a skeleton     Individuals with the required skills and abil-          this situation. At UBC, the cost ofoperating
staff consisting of one or two people each
                                      in         itiesarerecruitedfromotherareaswhen                     the medical school as a percentage of the
department.Thesparse full-time faculty was      they are available. However,medical teach-               University’s total operation budget was sec-
                                                erscientistsare        in shortsupplyandfre-             ond lowest of the seven. The same study
                                                quently it is necessary to select appropriate            comparedthecosts            of educatingmedical
                                                 local persons, send them away to other cen-             students with the costs for nonmedical stu-
                                                ters for training and bring them on faculty              dents at each university. I n this case, U B C
                                                as funds become available to employ them.                ranked third among the seven.
                                                Only when all phases of medicine are cov-                   The minister’s comments concerning the
                                                ered by such highly selected and trained in-             priorities within the medical school are ac-
                                                dividuals can the medical school be consid-              curate enough. As long as British Columbia
                                                ered             That
                                                      complete. stage     has               not been     was       supplied
                                                                                                              better                 with physicians   than
                                                reached at the present time.         I n 1954 it had     anyotherpart         of Canadaandas          long as
                                                barely begun. Starting a medical school puts             every wellqualifiedBritish           Columbia resi-
                                                in train a process of strengthening academic             dentwho wished toentermedicinecould
                                                servicesandaddingacademicstrengthto                      be providedtheopportunity,themedical
                                                facultywhichcontinuesforanumber                      of  school placed its emphasis o n other highly
                                                years. Thus even if there had been no in-                importanttasks.Forexample,morethan
                                                creased   teachingresponsibilitiessteady
                                                                                   a                     any other school in Canada. UBC has put
                                                budgetaryincreasewould           normallybe ex-         great effort into continuing          medical educa-
                                                pected during the building period.                       tion. This task of maintaining our existing
                                                    I n 1954 the faculty of medicine graduated           supplyof medical manpower up-to-date is
                                                its first class. I t had just completed the ma-          quite as important as providing new physi-
                                                jor task of initiating a new class of 60 stu-            cians. However. when the time came that
                                                dents each year with a very small full-time              well qualified  British        Columbia  students
                                                faculty. There were no responsibilities out-             were being denied entry to the school t was    i
                                                side of the four yearsof medicine. Since that            clear that the policy of restricting entry to
                                                time:                                                    60 students must change. An increase to 80
                                                0 a faculty of dentistry     hasbeenstarted              students will occur i n the fall of 1972, even
                                                    and the 40 dental students have virtually            thoughfundingthenecessaryteaching                 la-
                                                    the same curriculum for the          first two of    boratories has not as yet been arranged.
                                                    their four years of training as do the      medi-
                                                    cal students and are taught         in large part                              Dr. John F. McCreary
                                                    by the medical faculty;                                               Coordinator. Health Sciences
                                                                                                                                        University of B.C.
                                                0 a  school of rehabilitationmedicinehas
                                                    been started, budgeted within the faculty
                                                    of medicine;                                        *
                                                0 the school      of nursing and the faculty         of  This is u rep/y t o (1 1ettc.r by ,fiwmer B.C.
                                                    pharmaceutical   sciences     to in-
                                                                             have an                     HeuIth Ministrr Rulph Lqfmrrrk Chronicle,
                                                    creasing degree been taught by the medi-             summer ’72) in which he tncrclc~ 11 series of
                                                    cal faculty;                                         ohservutions uhout U B C mediculfuculty
                                                0 therehasbeenamorethantenfold                     in-  Jinunces und priorities. I n thot letter,the
                                                    crease in the teaching being done some   by         former minister      que.stioned the wlidity of    an
                                                    departments in the faculty of medicine for           article in the spring i s s u c ~(“Thc Greut Brit-
                                                    general science and other UBC students.              ish Columhiu Doctor Snutch”) which
                                                    Atthepresenttime         in thecaseof         bio-   attributed U B C ’ s f ( d u r et o produce enough
                                                    chemistry,  eight-ninthsof          its teaching     doctors t o inrrdequcrtl~,finrrnc.ic~l  rridfrorn the
                                                    load is    devotedtostudentsotherthan               provinciul governmmt.
                                                    those in the faculty of medicine.
                                                0 Recent    changes       in viewpoint of the
                                                    Royal College of Physicians Sur-     and
                                                    geons of Canada have had the effect of
                                                    making the teaching of residents a major
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