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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington N.Z. Vol. 11, No. 1. February 27, 1948



"Good afternoon. 2ZB speaking."

"Could you put me through to Aunt Daisy, please?"

"Just a moment please." Muted voice. "Do you think Aunt Daisy can speak?" Very long pause.


"This is Salient, the Victoria University paper, speaking." Doubtful voice: "This is Aunt Daisy speaking—do you want to speak to me?"

"Yes, Aunt Daisy. We are collecting the views of various eminent people, on the University——"

Hearty laughter. "Do you think I am an eminent person?"


"Well, I don't know much about the University at all. I took lectures in journalism at Auckland under Mr. Alan Mulgan some years ago, but apart from that I haven't had any connection with the University."

"What do you think of the University girl, Aunt Daisy?"

"I haven't met many of them—I really haven't got time—but I've met a lot of teachers, but they're mostly Training College, aren't they?"

"Do you think it's worth while for a girl to have a University education?"

"Oh, certainly! Absolutely!

(We have used the blackest type possible.)