SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1933. Volume 4. Number 6.
Weir Gives Us the "Dinkum Oil" On The Lads — And Says Goodbye
Weir Gives Us the "Dinkum Oil" On The Lads
And Says Goodbye
- Adams.—Hails from the Queen City; believed to be a debater of some standing.
- Alpers.—Does not like girls who make a noise at the House.
- Bradshaw.—Favourite song, "Dawn is Breaking." Interested in Norfolk Island (peaches?).
- Bright.—The rival of Ronald Colman. Takes a long time to shave.
- Brown.—Debator; diplomat; no relation to"—dirty Old Brown."
- Birks.—Good at broadsiding when his racer starts.
- Baker.—Wine, women and "song.
- Carlyon.—The strong silent apple-eater.
- Clark.—The "bully" of the House.
- Clare.—Always on the run. Secretary Harrier Club
- Clinkard.—"Oft' in the Stilly Night"
- Connell.—Too meek on the football field.
- Cottier.—Comes from Taranaki; quite at home in the lab.
- Curtis.—Hobby: Saving beer-bottle tops.
- Chorlton.—He went South; Joynt Scroll went West.
- Campbell.—Editor or "Spike." which speaks for itself.
- Donovan.—(Nobby). Darling of the Dining Room staff.
- Edgley.—Knows what time to get home from a dance.
- Ewing.—Trips the light fantastic.
- Eade.—A stylish walker, with plenty of action.
- Finnigan (2).—Two wild Irishmen.
- Gidall.—K.C.B. (Knight of the Cold Bath).
- Grover.—Not so quiet; did daring things at Tournament.
- Gray.—Keen on shes. (My mistake, I mean skis).
- Henderson.—A would-be Legionnaire.
- Galbraith.—Likes lady friends to see him play football.
- Hall.—("Doe") hails from Christchurch. A man of weight.
- Hawthorn.—A good footballer in the tight.
- Horsley.—Harrier, wrestler; hails from the River City.
- Heenan.—Always in the right, even in football.
- Jackson.—Comes from Sunny Nelson. Ever had sunstroke, Barry?
- Keating.—Has agreed to pay the telephone rental this year.
- Lomas.—The surgeon of the future: A man who bleeds for his country.
- Lyons.—Has no use for left hand, so leaves it in trouser pocket.
- Mason.—"Fat" has a pretty fiery time.
- Masters.—A worthy Miramar football player.
- Moore.—Who gave you that black eye?
- McLeod.—A disciple of Kara Pasha.
- Mclntosh.—Keep the Rowing Club Afloat, Mac.
- McGhie.—Reformer, writer, debater; interested in everything.
- Mules.—Supporter of the Legion. Good old Woodville.
- McNaught.—Plays chess in the lab. with Trevor.
- Naylor.—From his talk you would think he came from Taranaki.
- Nicholson.—Has the misfortune to room with Wild.
- O'Connor.—A tough guy with the women.
- Odell.—Why do you spend your week-ends at the Hutt.
- Park.—Movements are in the dark.
- Paul.—Slim, sinuous, and streamlined.
- Redwood.— Why so many visitors, Charlie?
- Rosevear.—Timaru "Smoko." Why bring that up?
- Russell.—The Wildcat
- Sage.—A bright boy; but see Edgley.
- Sainsbury.—(Georgeous). Pugnacious, but wears glasses.
- Shaw.—Misses whacking the boys.
- Scott.—(Pete). Unauthorised entry and despoiler of roads.
- Stewart.— A Jazz Baby.
- Turnbull.—Goldminer, life-saver, lawyer—a two-fisted he-man.
- Thurston.—Big Bill from the Bull Country.
- Wansborough. — A recent arrival.
- Walker.—One of the rowdy element.
- Wild.—Educated among the turnips. Delcianna.
- Willis.—Hobby: Wooing. Red-haired women only need apply.
- Withey.—Owns an imposing bookcase.
- Wilson.—Has decided to donate a seat for the telephone box.
- Palmer-Jones.—(Tin Pants). Fond of women and till stories.
- Buist.—Another of the rowdy element.
- Vickerman.—How many lectures have you missed this year ?
- O'Shea.—Gay, debonair. Playboy of Broadway, Jazz crooner, bedtime stories.
- Kerr.—A real starter.
- O'Reilly.—As yet has no daughter.
- Whitworth.—Jazz King.
Len.—A good Scout.
Go thou forth
And fortune play upon thy prosperous helm.