Salient. An organ of student opinion at Victoria College Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 2, No. 5 April 19, 1939
Most notable performance by a V.U.C. competitor was D. R. [unclear: Scrymgeour's] victory in the three miles race in the New Zealand University record time of [unclear: 11 mins]. 55 3-asees. He clipped 17 seconds off the previous record and won by 50 yard.
The end of the day saw the points for the Athletic Shield as follows:—Otago 23 ½, Victoria 12 ½. Auckland 9, Canterbury 5., V.U.C. thus ridding herself of the Wooden Spoon held so tenaciously since 1934.