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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 4, No. 2. March 26, 1941



The trouble was constitutional though President Foley ran into trouble right from the start when certain remarks got under the skin of some of the audience. We smelled fun and trouble and did we get it? All that delightful Presidential address gone for nothing. Bert's well balanced sentences and careful gestures seemed to leave the audience unmoved. A pity, because it put him off his stride and when he became cautious, the hunt was on.

Tony Chorlton was chief troublemaker. He had taken an unfair advantage of the Committee and had managed to locate a copy of the Constitution. While Foley et freres had ambled happily along in blissful ignorance of the book of words. Mr. Chorlton's legal mind demanded that the meeting ratify itself every now and then—which the meeting obligingly did.