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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria University, Wellington. Vol. 22, No. 6. Wednesday, June 24, 1959

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Contributions from students are welcome for the You Said It column. Items from newspapers, speeches, lectures, books, etc., are welcome. Please state source. Leave contributions in the Exec. Room addressed to Salient.

Petite Etoile is one of the few hores owned by the Aly Khan which is trained in England.

—Dominion Racing Page.

To Clear—19s 6d each, 6 new 4-barrel Repeating Pistols 22 bore. Cannot repeat.

—Advt Sussex Mail.

You may imagine it is impossible to obtain a good, serviceable suit for five guineas. Buy one from us and be convinced.

—Advt Manchester Guardian.

Blue gentleman's serge coat and skirt, latest, worn once, 51/2 gns.

—Advt The Lady.

Dip your soiled face in alcohol, rinse it in the liquid and hang it straight out to dry. It may then be pressed.

—Toronto Mail.

White muslin Blouse; new pointed joke. Each Rs 4/4.

—Bombay Catalogue.

Owing to the steering gear going wrong, the car ran up on the fence and capsized. The driver was removed to — Infirmary for treatment under a cosmetic.

—Irish Press.

The doctor and his wife, it was stated, today, were often seen riding in a car which plunged into the sea off Beachy Head.

—The Star.

Two women were fined 40s or 14 days for firing stones at Mr. John Brown's residence, and missing.

—Western Evening News.

No peas were entered.

—Evening Post report of Court case.

Mr. X was debarred from dangerous driving for five years.


W.C.T.U. monthly meeting at Boulevard Church, 1.30 p.m. Monday, October 9th. The meeting will be gin with prayer.

—Church Programme.

Whenever eggs are cheap the fowls yield a fair supply, and when they become dear production stops.

—Pall Mall Gazette.

Embassy Attache John Dodge has been assigned to the American Embassy at Costa Rica and will be leaving on Oct. 17.

Embassy Attache John Barrett has left for his new post at Bonn, Germany, accompanied by Mrs. Dodge.

—Mexico City El Universal.

In carrying his bath right through the innings on thursday for 125, A. O. Jones made a brilliant start.

—Irish Field.

The Transvaal team for the match against Western Province today will not, it is stated, be chosen until tomorrow morning.

—Rand Daily Mail.

Well built house in two excellent self-contained flats. An opportunity not to be missed. Bath vacant in early spring.

—Gloucester Echo.

The County Council's veterinary inspector yesterday certified that death was due to anthrax, and was cremated by the police.

—Yorkshire Post.

Basically there are few psychological differences between mule and female.

—Weekly Independent.

After burning fiercely for an hour and a half the fireman gained the upper hand.


A Daily Telegraph Headline proclaimed: Treated like dog by wife. Husband cooked for 30 years.

In one Kentish orchard a single frosty night about a month ago decimated the currants by as much as 80 per cent.

—Daily Mail.

Dancers are asked to wear at least some suggestion of a costume, if only a bandana or for girls a big hair bow, to get into the spirit of the party.

—Michigan Daily Star.

Miss Crichton pluckily extingu ished the blaze while Herr Eckold pulled the orchestra through a difficult passage.

—Daily Express.

Honourable Lady would give conversation to foreigners. Moderate retribution.

—Daily Mail.

Overheard in the Caf

"We are talking about euthanasia"

"What part of Asia"

That morning at the station was really agony. The scone will always remain in my memory.

—Berkshire Eagle.

Judge Julius H. Minor yesterday granted a decree of separate maintenance to a wife who said her husband left her sitting alone in taverns while he danced with chairs and spaghetti.

—Chicago Sun.

Siamese kittens, very good points and eyes; dam good pedigree.

—Advt Daily Graphic.

Wanted, new pair of football boots, for a good young Fox-Terrier dog.

—Advt Our Dogs.