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Salient.The Newspaper of Victoria University College. Vol. 19, No. 4. April 6, 1955

Debating Society

Debating Society

The Debating Society held its annual meeting on Friday, March 18. In the Little Theatre, presenting an example, as a member of the audience remarked, of "democracy at work."

Sir James Fletcher, nominated as patron because the society's funds were low failed to gain the necessary majority, and Sir Matthew Oram was elected.

Officers elected were:—
  • President: Mr. B. Brown. B.A.
  • Vice-President: Mr. D. Mummery.
  • Secretary: Mr. J. Dawick.
  • Treasurer: Mr. G. Hubbard.
  • Committee: Misses G. Jackson, M. Thorn and Messrs. B. Elwood and G. Cruden.

The first debate of the year, "That New Zealand should send a strong armed force to Malaya," held on Friday, April 1, will be reported in our next issue.