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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 6, No. 10 July 28, 1943

'Who would Fardels bear?'

'Who would Fardels bear?'

A goodly representation of the stalwarts of the tramping club started off for Tawhai on Saturday afternoon. En route a demonstration of the productivity of the Eastbourne dump was seen in the loads carried by various members. One steel tank, capacity fifteen gallons, three sheets of corrugated iron and incidental spouting for a proposed water service were added to a quantity of sacking for repair of bunks and made a very good basis for the working party.

The tank, weighing approximately 70 lbs., was carried over by two persons who wish to remain anonymous lest they be certified insane.

Sunday saw the work will in swing. A general clean up about the hut, the fireplace repaired, one brand new bunk and a Heath-Robinson Nightmare in the form of a water service stand testimony to the working power of the trampers even in Tawhaf.

No doubt the inspiration for greater effort came from two stalwarts of earlier days, Marie Collin and Arthur Oliver, whose bright company and reminiscences were much appreciated.