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The Toronto Globe and Mail in a front-page story Saturday linked three bombing incidents on Hallowe’en with the vote of non-confidence in the Federation of Students’ council Thursday afternoon. The explosions late Thursday evening destoryed one footbridge and damaged another in the Waterlob Pa’rk akd and smashed windows in the Waterloo Towers apartment building beside the Co-op’s Hammarskolk House. The Globe’s headline read “Bridge is destroyed on Waterloo campus’ ’ although none of the bombings were on university proPertY. Apparently based only on the fact that the two events took place the same day, the Globe and Mail story linked them in the second and third paragraphs: No one was injured in the blasts which followed by hours Thursday’s ouster of the university s student council. The majority of 7500 students at a special general meeting had voted non-confidence in the council, charging it with radical actions. Police refused to speculate on the reason behind the explosions. However, residents of the University of Waterloo cooperative building, near where the blasts went off were among those instrumental in calling Thursday’s meeting.

A later sentence read: “He (police chief Harold passe) refused to comment on the theory that it was the work of political dissidents on campus. ” Both the bombing story and a front-page item in Friday’s Globe on Thursday’s general meeting were written by Rosemary Pitcher, the Globe’s local correspondent. Reached at home Sunday night, Mrs. Pitcher complained her Saturday story was changed drastically at the rewrite desk in the Globe’s Toronto office. “They’ve, done it to me before,” she said. “They pick one thing out of the story and put it in the lead and then I’m in trouble here.”

She denied emphasizing the linking of the two, although she had noted later in the story that some of the students at the general meeting who were upset about the student council did live in the Co-op. Federation president Brian Iler said he was “shocked” by the story. “There is absolutely no other connection other than time on which to draw such conclusions. They didn’t even mention it was Hallowe’en. Nor did they mention similar pranks which have occurred in the Co-op area on past Hallowe’ens,” said Iler. “There is no other conclusion that can be reached from reading the story than that the bombings were the work of left-wing radicals,” he said. “I will be meeting with the federation’s lawyer, Morley Rosenberg, to see if we can take any action against the ,Globe. This story slanders every radical member of student council.” Iler and Chevron editor Stewart Saxe met with Francis Russell, a representative of the Globe and Mail, Sunday morning to discuss the story and Friday’s one-sided reporting of the general meeting. “Miss Russell said the newsdesk had no way of checking the facts and so relied on the submitted story. She *admitted no responsibel editor would have run a story like Saturday’s with so little proof of connection,” Iler noted. “I was even called by the London Free Press to give “our side of the story’ as opposed to the unfounded speculations of the Globe” said Iler. Student leaders across Ontario have complained bitterly about reporting in the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail. “Coverage by the KitchenerWaterloo Record has been fair,” Iler stated. “But their editorial policy still ignores fa.cts and slams student activists.” The Record did not link the

nt refuses A senate move to appoint a student to one of its committee3 backfired when the student refused the seat. Jim Pike, mech 4A, turned down the invitation saying the senate should direct its request for student representation to the Federation of Students. At its October 24 meeting‘the senate set up ‘a committee to make recommendations for implementation of the report on university government. About 15 names were suggested and from these, six people were elected. Pike was the only student chosen. Pike declined to accept the position. “It is my persona 1 feeling that enace SKWULU rormally direct their desire for student representatior I to the Federation of Stu-




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bombing and campus political activities. Police are apparently still investigating and are questioning some students. However, no student leaders have been approached so far.

Waterloo Park’s damaged bridge was one of three bombings credited to vengeful Waterloo students in Saturday’s Globe.

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Federation of Students elections will be held November 27, following council’s resignation. A vote of non-confidence at last Thursday’s general meeting precipitated the elections. Nominations open today and will close in a week. Two weeks of campaigning will follow. The new council will take office December 4. Co-op out-term council members do not have to seek re-election and out:term students will only vote for president. The board chairmen, vicepresident and treasurer resigned with council but will hold their positions until a new president is elected.,At the joint meeting of the old and new coun@ls after the election, the new president will announce his nominations for these positions. Engineering reps Richard Allen and Greg Ast were also noncommittal. “I don’t think I could represent the engineers in what they’re thinking right now. I’m not really an activist but I’m in favor of CUS, and what council was trying to do,” said Allen. Bill Snodgrass, another engineering rep. stated: “I guess I’m running. There’s no reason why I shouldn’t. ” Arts rep Dave Cubberly said he juit hadn’t made up his mind.

Grad rep Richard Kinler, president of the Grad Society, said he’d wait until the society meeting Thursday night, and bring the question of running again up then. Another grad rep, Garth McGeary, and phys-ed rep Pat Lavigne were definite about not running. Lavigne explained: “I’ll be off campus for two of the next three terms. That’s the major reason; but I ca?t see myself in politics and I can’t see why students should get involved in some of the things council did. ” The three members who resigned before the general meeting vote, Kathy Dilts (arts 1, and Jim Belfry and Sue Lieberman (math ) were also unsure. Belfry, whose petition led directly to the general meeting and the resignation, said: “I don’t know for sure.” The radical members of council held a meeting Monday night to determine a slate of candidates. Arts rep Csril Levitt said: “I’ll probably be running again, but I won’t know for sure until Monday night.” Individually, the radicals are undecided as well. An exception was science rep Ian Calvert: “Yes, I’m definitely running. I’d be compromising my principles if I didn’t.” Glenn Berry, co-op math rep. outlined the purpose of the Mondav meeting :

“We’re going to be talkihg things out, to make sure we know who our candidates are. We want a consistent slate of candidates and some sort of organization, with as many members of the old council as possible. ‘Possible presidential candidates include current president Brian Iler, Larry Burko-arts 3, Danny Mueller-eng 2, Vern Copelandarts 2 and Reuben Cohen-math 3. Iler commented: “I’m definitelv running again because I feel we’& done a pretty good job. The major problem now is basic communication. We’ve got to explain what’s happened and why, and what we can do about it now.” Cohen called himself a council critic. He also felt the elections are a farce since the students are being cut off from council for three months, “Demands naturally raise antagonism on the administration’s part. So we’ve got to work with them. I also want to deal directly with the administration president, not with a niiddleman like the provost,” he said. “I want to stuff the students’ symbolism and the administration’s protocol out the window. Copeland admitted his candidacy was a possibility which he was cor$emplating. Mueller said, “I may run. It’s a possibility.” Burko declined to comment.

Iler noted the only other bodies to appoint students to university committees are the faculty soc:-L:,1t!ues. Registrar Trevor Boyes, senate secretary, said there was na provision for replacing Pike. He indicated it was up to administration president Gerry uagey, also of _.the senate _ _ .’ _ta1 _ _ _chairman _ decide what action should be recommended to senate. The senate was in a hurry to deal with the university governmerit report as quickly as passible, he said, and this seemed a logical way.


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Warrior quarterback Dave Groves (14) passes against Western Mustangs during Waterloo’s 30-6 win last Saturday. Groves dealt a hot hand in the second half to lead the Warriors ‘to their first SIFL victory. John Moser (50) staves off the Western rush. See page 8.

Immedia’tely after couircil. was defeated in a non-confidence vote Thursday, it met in emergency session to plan the wrap-up of present business.

and will appear on the same 3 ballot. Wednesday, November 27 was chosen. as the election date. This allows_.- at. kasf ----- ----- ---JC c+xxln *. ” llra~c ** LL-;RJ for-. a campaign. Pnllrwil ‘-Til fnllmxr fho nrocirlonl A . -. . ‘me ciraa Yocie ty expressed and . vicepresident in resigning. CL ain eagerness to seicl, riw. 1;S-h1,, 11111\3.*.:wlL11 Because of time limitations. the the federation. but douncil felt ‘co-op reps $riow on work terms that a breakaway at this time .will retain their positions. . would’ make them seem to be Present council’s failure was taking advantage of the situation. . I .-,*a C1.l * analysea orierly. Saia vlcepresident Tom Patterson. “Peaple are talking about phony issues. not‘ the real gut.” There was a lack of communication between the federation and the student bddy. Past president Steve Montreal ( CUP )---The political Ireland commented. “We must science department at - McGill shout very. very loudly in every has responded to students destudent’s ear that there’s an mands for democratization with election going on.” a set of proposals designed to Nominations for both presiexclude students from three of the dent and council open today and department’s crucial committees. close in one week. on NovemAt a closed meeting Monday ber 12. Both president Land counnight faculty members refused to cil will be nominated at one time


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. Student council president Peter a--.-McCormack pointed to a council . policy of refusing seatd sn any closed body, but said the offer of senate seats would *be care, . . . 1 fully considered”. The senate set conditions, regarding selection of students , 1 \ for the three seats: student. members of the senate must have completed at least two years at Lakehead, and only students

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allow students on cpmmittees dealing with personnel. tenure and promotions. and certification. The students had demanded open meeting and complete parity on all faculty committees. They were offered only 5 seats on- the general faculty ‘body and one third representation on curriculum comtiittee ’

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success of The avengers came from the fact they out the cardboard cutout characters and ’ replaced them with characters of huge extravagance and individuality. Tara King, the swinging London girl who deep down inside wants to catch her man. settle down and raise a family. is ‘exactly the kind of tepid. cliche pcrson the two avcngcrs used to ridicule so well. One of the really unfortun;!te I.hings is that Miss Thorson has had an adverse cft’cct on John Skcd. A press rclcasc once described him as “a foppish, howler-hatted, umbrella-carrying ‘(*ynic wh(; is rude to the point of cAousncss and has t’cw morals and no conscience.“ Now howc’vcr Steed has bccomc a nice guy in order to get along with t hc nice girl who is his partThe dialog bctwccn them IlC’ I’. sc’c\ms to bc lirn’itcd to “(fee Ta ra you look wonderful“ and “(kc Steed vou look nice too.” In previous seasons. the avengcr world had an internal order of it’s own. Cybcrnauts could walk through cities without being seen because the great masses of humanity did not exist. The cosmology of this world ctcntrcd on the two avengers and the activity rev&cd around them. Now it seems they arc Chc slaves of a giant bureaucracy headed by ,Mothcr (Patri(*k Ncwcll). Our her,ocs, unlike McGoohan’s The Prisoner can no longer be considcrcd as individuals fighting absorption into the mass identity. Much of the fault lies with the show’s new producer, Brian Clemens, tiho seems to think girls arc sugar and spice and everything nice. He also seems to feel that by keeping the external world the same (deserted streets, pastoral beauty etc. 1, he can get away with weakening and changing characteriszation. The new writing team, Dennis Spooner; Richard Harris and Terry Nation, are responsible for such second-rate efforts as the second Tony Hancock show and The champions. Their specialty see,ms to be stretching’ twenty minutes of plot into a faull hour. Consequently a show that was once fast ‘and funny now drags on endlessly. The whole problem seems to be a sort of brain drain. Even Laurie Johnson who has written’ the. music since the show began is about to leave. There is little hope for future. since Miss Thorsy has neither the talent nor experience to keep from standing in Diana Nigg’s shadow forever and also since the writers and producers and in a creative rut. The best avengerphiles can hope for is-reruns. These can be promoted by,writine to CTV programing head Arthur _ Weinthal



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The’ split, Ernest Borgnine, is a slick crime programmer which glorifies the North American punk and his morbid, violent way of life. d The setting is a boxoffice robbery which takes place during a championship football game between the Cowboys and the Rams. The plot evolves into a conflict over the money and the accumulation of a ~IW.II rrlar~y (*ot*ps~s. It also throws in a lit, dig at, the Los Angeles police department.The story originated from Richard Stark’s novel The seventh, adapted to the screen by Robert Sabaroff. Jim Brown plays McClain, a hard-hitting, blackleather character who strangely has the ability to plan the job. With four assistants, Ernest Borgnine, , Jack Klugman, Warren Oates and Donald Sutherland. hc gains cbnfry into the boxoft’i(T canter in the football stadium. Overpowering the guards the next day, they ea.&ally await the money, shipped in from all over the stadium. They then quickly make their getaway in an ambulance while Sutherland, the nonerves gunman slows down all traffic by shooting out the tires of eve’ry car in sight. From here the plot blossoms into betrayal, murder and final escape with all the finesse of the War of 1812. Director, Gordon Fleming, in an attempt to show the crimi,nal life as it really is,, fails to create any sym- 1

who makes his getaway with a gi-eat share of the bread. . Jim Brown, formerly of the Cleveland Browns, appears in films for the third time and is on his way to being a big star if not a great actor. Brown is a combination of the’good looks of Rock Hudson, the virility of Sean Connery and the acting ability of Clint Easfwood. His fame as a football player. his color and his slack ability to perform will make him a wealthy actor and important star to the American ,public. Happily, though, he personafies the States’ desire to have a colored man as its hero, which is -;1 step t’ortvard for culture in Yankic-land cincrr1a.r

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Beautiful Diahann Carroll’s performance is’ too short. She is quickly liquidated by Whitemore before she can broaden her character into a more sympathetic one. It appears her only. -use was to die so Brown would be in a better position to react. The cheap fade-out at the end was too quick and wasted her death. Kifka, Gough, Negli and Clinger, Brown’s assistants, suited the mood of the movie. Borgnine as Clinger has a wasted mediocre -role. Jack Klugman as Kifka was the only minor character to change or to so much as react. Warren Oates, aS Gough, plays the stereotype physics wizard typically found on Mission impossib/e. Donald Sutherland as Negli portrayed a card-board, no nerves gunman believably. His cruel, villainous face suited the character well. The son-inlaw of NDP-leader Tommy Douglas is going places Ixrthclic c4ur~ctcrs. bbcn when thcinnoccnt. Ibhanas a screen villain. Brown, Borgnine and Suther;~n (:;11~011 w;1s machine-gunned b.v crazed James land all appeared together in The dirty dozen, anM;hilfrlotx~. shv clici t cd ii t t lcb sympathy from the other popular violent feature. blood tlrc~nchcxl iJildic~fx*c. Gene Hackman, of Bonnie and C/yde fame (he From beginning to end. all that is worth rememplayed Buck Barrow ) portrayed currupt Det. Brill of bering is the violent happenings. the L.A. police department, a man willing to sell his At the beginning there is a short love sequence integrity for an advancement in rank. He thus ‘between Brown and his ex-wife Carroll. Then he makes a deal with Brown. Unfortunately, Hackmoves on to assemble his crew by testing theirman’s character was not expanded enough for his fortitude: He does this by beating them up, smashing talents. their cars and locking them in vaults. What all the The music by Quincy Jones and editing of Rita James Bondishness adds up to is unmotivated, if Roland added to the fast pace of the movie-one of slightly exciting nonsence. ‘With crew and equipits attributes. ment the money i? stolen, all $548,000 and stashed in Jones, Ernie Shelby and Shep Wooley performed . Diahann ,C#ro)l’s room. the thpee songs that gave the& movie some of its Here enters. James Whitemore, whose performnowness. The musically perfected scene along the ance as the maniac is too broad -and unrealistic. It beach, with its golden touch, greatly added to the is hard to believe the madman lived next door all the - thin romantic development of the movie. time and only made his move after the big robbery. In all; the movie lacked sympathetic characters In an attempt ‘to seduce Carroll, he brutally kills and made up for it in too-much violence and gore. ‘her, finds the cash and makes his escape. The basic idea of the story, that is whether Brown -/Uhable to produce the money, Brown is beaten would -_ -really - split with the money, knowing it was by his old buddies and the crew dissolves into batstained by his lover’s blo.od, was too quickly introtling. The end,finds all of them dead, except Brown, ’ duced and too easily forgotten.

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end waf, says Lewis war. It is as much a creation TORONTO (Staff )-Stephen Lewof the original imperial power is, pleaded an eloquent case (Britain) as of the people now for Biafra Thursday at the Unithere. ” versity of Toronto. Following the creation of the He spoke to 150 people at what Nigerian federation, the eastern was originally planned as a deregion (now Biafra) wanted a bate on the Nigerian crisis. Howshare of the profits from oil ever, the Nigerians boycotted the companies operating within its event, complaining that the comterritory to remain there. British position of the panel was unfair. Petroleum (BP) lobbied with the The three speakers, .a11 proBritish government for protection Biafra, were : correspondant ‘of its interests. Lewis saw this Lloyd Garrison of the New York lobby as one of the factors in Times; W. Ofonagoro, a Biafran and viewed student from Columbia University ; the present conflict the current British arms shipand Stephen Lewis, MPP rements to Nigeria as tied to cently returned froma week in the protecting these oil interests. breakaway state. He had taught in Lewis urged Canada not to be what is now Biafra in 1960-61. diverted by relief alone, if she Lewis hit hard at the Nigerians really wanted to help Biafra. and at Britain, whose colony “To concentrate exclusively on Nigeria was before it gained relief condemns Biafra to death,” independence in 1960. he warned. “Nigeria was an artificial creation,” he charged, in reference to the Nigerian federation. He accused her of having no regard for tribe or geography, and called the federation an imposition of the “arbitrary British colonial office. created for less than genuine colonial reasons’ ’ . Lewis stressed the importance St. @thelwoid’s Players of religioh in the present con. present flict.. He accused the Moslems 4 PLAYS from the Townley Cycle of trying to exterminate the 1. Caesar Augustus Christian Ibos. 2. Annunciation to Mary He termed the present situaby the Angel tion highly ironic, in that when 3. Salutation to Elizabeth 4. The First Shepherd% Play the Nigerian federation was TONIGHT and TOMORROW created in 1960 the Ibos were THEATRE OF THE ARTS, “more ’ than others rhapsodized University of Waterloo about having a united nation”. Admission $1.25, student 75c He continued, “This is not ’ Box Office phone 7446111, ext. 2126 exclusively a Nigerian-Biafran



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I think we must ‘face the fact that though ‘knowledge is an end in itself, education is not. Education is for the preserva? tion and development of the tribe, and the tribe is now the human race. I) Let us therefore begin without delay a radical reform of our school and university curricula, and our educational ‘philosophy, so that their center is the application of the knowledge of the ‘past to the problems of the present and the future. And let us have as our unswerving aim the understanding, in a much wider sense than Matthew Arnold meant it, of “the best that has been thought or said in the world”, with equal attention to whether, it is being said in ancient Athens or modern Tokyo, in Moscow or Geneva or Pekin or Harlem or Montreal. If all disciplines are informed with that spirit, there will no longer be fringe courses. And if it is too late. to remake our present institutions of learning in this image, let us by all means set about now to create new ones.

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Brian Iler, you have Globe and Mail, why you willfully been accused by the state, repredamaged private and public p&sented here by the Toronto Globe * perty. and Mail, of blowing up two bridg- Iler: But. . . -es and a garbage can on the evening of October 31,1968. How do you Magistrate: That you repent of or not guilty? Idsuch heinous actions will de taken $. plead-guilty ..; ,_ -hd‘:‘,..;-;. _“_,.L ;‘c7;.*.,irr‘et;.< -i,I r -.-p@<pqgJy”;~~~ _nert Ndt guilty, ;,U, +o.rship,“:““‘reT”..‘i,~t~~-~~~~~~~~~~~~~ faCt,that YOU have previouslv:been Magistrate: Mr. Iler, you seem un- tried and found guilty of b&g a aware of the laws of justice in this communist by Judge .Hagey &;will I courtroom. You may only plead ’ hurt your case. guilty. How do you plead? I hope you realize actions such as these are totally unwarranted Iler: But I’m innocent, your worand can, do-your fanatical ideals ship. absolutely no good. Magistrate: Mr. ‘Iler , you have alT-his is ‘a God-fearing country ready been found guilty by the -’ son, where we believe., in ‘law -people, represented here as every- and order and due process-where ‘, where by the Globe and Mail, and equality is a way of life, a&$-iso I will enter a plea of guilty for vate property is in accordance with the canons ’ k’ouare remanded for sentence of justice which prevail ’ in this one week from today in this-cou.rtcountry. Do you have anything ‘to roomi ’ Bail is set \at the price say on your behalf? 300 :“years’ subscription to~<.the state’s, representative,) the. Globe Iler : I’m innocent; I tell you-! and Mail: g ” ,’ , *’ Magi strate: Out of order! Do .you‘ “The subject wh0 is truly‘loyal anything else to say? : have to the Chief Maj&tfd,te will &&her Iler: What can I say? ,’ advise not 1 submit‘-2to arbitrary measures.” Magistrate: You.might explain to . a -Globe I ?nd,Mail’~~itorial:pagcl . the. people of thi,s ,country, reprem&o. ‘-<: jl : -y [1 sented here as everywhere by the ” \ Court ckerk:

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Civil disobedience, in other words, places a man’s inner sense of justice above the laws imposed by society. It erects p<rinciples above-_ political’ ,expedjents, and it has been ‘rather well described as “an application of absolute moral truths, in the realm of historical action”. It invokes the idea of responsibility as against the idea of obedience, and for this reason it appeals strongly to a doubt about conventional ideas of duty’ which has become very widespread since the rise and f,all of Nazism’. It was this doubt that made the trial of Adolf Eichmann : such a morally significant event. Wh’at was being tried in. that Israeli courtroom was not, merely a man who had sent millions of innocents to their death; it was not even merely the general record of the Nazis. It was the cult of unquestioning obedienceto law and authority. If we accept duty as meaning that kind of obedience, then Eichmann was innocent: he merely acted under orders. If E’ichmann. was guilty, then- we have to accept the idea of a+ point at which a man is morally bound to disobey rather than to perform acts that. go beyond his conceptjons of morality of justice, even if these acts were ordered” by the state. The Nazis- have made’& ~impossible to condone any longer that blind sense -of duty which. “Tennyson characterized, more devastatingly‘ than he” intended in his ‘famous phrase, “Their’s not to reason why”. I And- .in ceasing to condone -blind duty, we have to accept the right to civil disobedience. _ ’ :

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Waterloo has won its second Ontario-Quebec Athletic Association team title of the vear and for the second time ithas come from the track squad. Last Saturdav the cross-countrv Warriors upset the heavily favoured Toronto squad to ‘win the OQAA title and gain a berth in the Canadian championships. The meet was- held at Guelph. \ I

Seven schools entered, with a total field of 47 runners. All schools finished a complete five..-man team except Western. Two runners from that team sustained twisted ankles on the rough 5mile, lOOO-yard course. The Warriors’ score of ‘37 was two points ahead of Toronto’s 39. ‘Guelph finished third with 72 points followed by McMaster (841,. Queen’s (132) and McGill (199). , _ The race was won impressively by Guelph’s Grant McLaren in 29:24.0. He took off early in the race and ran strongly to finish 300 yards ahead of Toronto’s Dave Bailey, recently returned from the Olympics. Combined with nis -3-mile track title, this win esta,blished McLaren _as the t&p distance runner in the ‘OQAA this year. , Two more Toronto men, Brian Armstrong and Brian Richards, fir&bed third and fourth. of the next six runners ,Five’ were’ W~rridrs. John Kne’en overcame the pain of a vicious fall on the-first fence to turn in a fast final two miles and finish fifth: Kip Sumner also finished fast to follow Kneen across just ahead Y+f Paul Pearson. McMaster’s Herb Monck brokethe Waterloo string in finishing eighth. He was barely ahead of Bob Kaill and Dave Northey. Bruce’ Walker outsprinted Tor-!

onto’s fifth man, Dave Tong for 16th place to solidify Waterloo’s position. Jim Sothard. running despite a groin injury, finished back in the field. ’ Both * Sumner and Pearson caught and passed Monck on the Guelph track in the final quartermile. These two efforts, combined with Walker’s duel with Tong, were vital in the Warrior victory. Waterloo’s outstanding performance was spurred on by the brashness of Toronto coach Fred Foot. Last Week at Canisius Foot labelled the Warriors as a “pretty weak team”. Expecting to win, as usual, Toronto neglected to bring the trophy and even had booked reservations for the trip to the national finals this Saturday. The Warriors, as winners of the GQAA, qualify to travel to the finals which will be held in Halifax, N.S. ‘They will meet the champions of the four other Canadian collegiate athletic conferences. : OQ&A ” -winn ers have had a habit in the past of picking up the national title as well. In the brief span of two weeks, Coach Neil Widmeyer’s track squads have given Waterloo two OQAA crowns. By Saturday they may add a national championship as well. For the record, no Warrior team has ever been in a national finai.


Kip Sumner leads team-mate Paul Pearson and Mae’s Herb Monck across the line at the O-QAA harrier meet.‘ Sumner ,was % sixth and Pearson seventh to aid Warriors’ title quest.

Al Haehn lugs a Dave Groves pass across mid-field in this play from Saturday’s big win, ing chase are Mustangs Ron Prickett (64), Ron Wakelin (60) and Bill Carlin (51). Also the play are Warriors Shaune Lawton (64) and George Nogradi (69). We won 30-6.

WaffiofS over' Western I 30-6- for .fird S/FL .wh by Paul Cotton Chevron staff

“Pride, confidence and dedication were the essentials of today’s victory. We knew that we-had the ability and with a thirty-man team effort we won easily. ” Those were the words of Warrior ‘coach Wally Delahey after the team’s victory over .the Western. Mustangs on Saturday. The Warriors went’ into the dressing room at the half behind 6-O but they shook their second half ‘jinx to score 30 unanswered points. The Warrior offense showed its ability as it took good advantage of the breaks Bs the defense forced Western to turn over the ball repeatedly. The win was suitable revenge for the earlier loss to the Mustangs. The Warriors clearly outclassed Western as they marched for 339 yards and 21 firstdowns. -Western managed 13 firstdowns while moving the ball 243 yards. : The game was marred by 17 fumbles of which 7 belonged to the Warriors. The -Mustangs scored their only points on a bad punt snap and fumble that a Western lineman kicked and pushed 62 yards to the Waterloo goal line. Gairey Richardson then picked up the ball and went into the endzone for the TD. The only other times that Western had chances to score were in the first half. On the first series the Warriors fumbled but the

pletions. Al Haehn caught early .in the second quarter. The Warrior defense came up with an- passes for 62 yards while other fine effort as it picked up Manahan moved the ball 50 _ Brent Gilbert added the slack to hold the Mustangs Waterloo total when he recovered scoreless. a fumble in the Western endzone It wa-s. a different team that for his first intercollegcate TD. came out of the dressing room The Warriors made the.’ to. start the second; half. No-one score 30-6 with a field goal will know what the Warrior another touchdown. coaching staff said but the WarPaul #nil1 kicked the riors came out to show the Homefrom the 25-yard line when coming crowd what they could Warriors were stopped short really do. the Western end. After Brent The defense, lead ‘by captain tondo intercepted Dave Lawson Ed Scorgie, continued to rip into pass a fine over-the-shoulder the Western backfield and the catch by Haehn set up Groves’ offense had its best half of the The victory was a real all-round season. as The Warriors chose to use a effort by the Warriors player came up with an excellent short kickoff to start the half. The effort. ,, ball bounced off a Western playSorgie charged in repeatedly er’s helmet and, the Warriors from his right defensive end recovered. In fifteen plays the tion. He led the rush that Waterloo squad had tied the game the Western first-string QB, up with Gord McLellan’s first Cipparone, to be carried touchdown. The Warrior coaching staff had field early in the second half. George Nogradi returned hoped to use McLellan the whole middle guard position and game but he was tackled very&hard ‘I’ defense. The on the first play of the game. The ;new Warrior defense, stacked muoh like Warriors ‘20’ was used sparingly fensive ‘1’: played the Western for the rest of the game. The Warriors got the ball back : backfield man-on-man. The Warrior’s pass immediately as they forced a picked off three Western high snap on a Western punt atand held the Mustangs tempt. .On the next play McLellan Dave Crichtqn and showed that he still was fit as he yards. raced 19 yards for another TD on Koch played strong games Warrior defensive backfield. a fine individual effort. The Warriors end their At the end of the third quarterin Montreal the Warriors’ Paul Kniil kicked an on Saturday they play the McGill Redmen. insurance single. victory for the Warriors will Waterloo quarterback Dave


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