Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 11, No. 4. April 7th, 1948
Dear Sir,—This is a letter about liquor. It will be quite evident by the time you have read it that I do not approve of the drinking of fermented beverages. Why is Extrav so bawdy—because of beer! Why do we always lose Tournament—because of liquor! Why are the morals of University so low—because of booze! Sir, when I came to Varsity as a fresher this year I thought I was coming to an institution of higher learning and culture: but what do I find? Quantity of beer, quality of beer, reminiscences of beer and prospects of beer pervade every student activity. Anyone interested in helping me combat this rampant evil please contact me through the men's letter rack addressed to the undersigned nom-de-plume.
Sick of it.
(Isn't it wonderful—we can keep ours down.—Ed.)