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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 29, No. 12. 1966.

Unintended wit

Unintended wit

The Dominion, July 25, 1966 — Page 3. The photo shows Mr. Meadowcroft, retiring National Party president, Mrs. Meadowcroft, and the Rt. Hon. K. J. Holyoake. Same Page—A cartoon which surely shows the same group. Its caption? "Well that settles this year's election."

The unintentional goof set Wellington journalists chuckling — but the Dominion was unwilling that Salient readers should share the joke.

An appeal to them for a copy of the photo met with a curt refusal.

Nonetheless, here is the photographic proof of who will win this year's election—if the Dominion has its way!


Mr. Meadowcroft, Mrs. Meadowcroft, and the Rt. Hon. K. J. Holyoake