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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria University College, Wellington N.Z. Vol. 20, No. 2. March 20, 1957

God Defend New Zealand

God Defend New Zealand

Narrow Viewpoint

"In a specially published pamphlet the Federation of Labour says: "The industrial labour movement must be concerned with alcoholism even from the narrow viewpoint that it interferes with a person's working life, reduces his earnings, tends to disrupt industry and lower the standard of living generally.' "

—Dominion. 4 March, 1957

De Gustibus...

"One of the bigger differences between the Founders' Society and his association was that the Founders' Society drank liquor at its gatherings and the Early Settlers drank tea at theirs, the Chairman of the Wellington Early Settlers' and Historical Association (Mr. C. J. S. Harcourt) said at the association's annual meeting last night"

—Evening Post, 1 March. 1957

Shakesperean Christmas

"Dickens's immortal 'Christmas Carol' was re-enacted at the Shakespeare Society's Christmas party in Wellington recently."

—Dominion, 20/12/1950

Following Yonder Star

"A religious film with a Christmas flavour—This Sunday night at 7.30: "The Miracle of Bethlehem—starring Billy Graham."—Advertising Handbill, distributed in Wellington, December, 1956.

Queue Up

"Found, £1 note; owner describe, pay advertisement."—Ad. in Evening Post, 4 March. 1957.

"Young lady requires evening work, anything considered."—Ad in Evening Post, 28 February, 1957.


"A visitor to the National Gallery said: 'As a young mother, I am absolutely insulted by Moor'e monstrosity "Mother and Child". I have two children and they don't look in the least like that.' "

—Evening Post, 9/3/1957

Cabinet Minister at Work

"Dean Eyre has shown himself to be a Minister with drive ... He likes to see things for himself, as witness his recent Wanganui River trip."—Freedom, 20 February, 1957.