Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 18, No. 1. March 3, 1954
Nights . .
Nights . . .
But enough gossip this is what we did. Firstly, six students and one guest speaker missed the boat, and proceeded by [unclear: atr] from [unclear: Rongotal] to [unclear: Blenheim] by land to Plcton), and by sea to' [unclear: Curious] Cove That Saturday night saw a welcome addition to Congress protocol the swearing-in of newcomers to Congress, conducted under the aegis of Arch-priest and Chief Nightwatchman Harris, assisted by Acolytes Free, and Beck and Lescher female, second class.
That commenced our round of nightly activity Films, dances, fishfries, nocturnal launch-trips, parties, and sometimes even sleep helped to fill out the official programme. As is customary, the social occasion of Congress was the fancy dress ball which produced as prizewinners Nan O'Shea (V.U.C). Ian Free (V.U.C) as Tamahinc the (Took Strait Fairy; Madame Harris' girls. Chris Beeby. Tim Beaglehole, and Clarrie Gibbons (all V.U.C.): and the chain-gang. Dave Wallace [unclear: O.U)]. Laurie Colebrook (A.U C). Trev Hill ( V.U.C.). and Paul Thompson (O.U) which was formed after investigation into the records of all Congressites. On this occasion also the standard was not as high generally as last year, but still served as a remarkable testament to the ingenuity of the participants.