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The Spike or Victoria College Review 1937

"Royal Honor For N.Z. Poet

"Royal Honor For N.Z. Poet.

Malton Murray's Ode to Victoria sent by the Governor-General for the King's approval: To a New Zealand poet has fallen the rare distinction of Royal notice. Here is the poet and here is verse. ... In the body of this centenary ode there are many grains of the gold of true poetry.

'Long live Victoria!' Thus there has begun
In Royal script upon the world's round page,
New scroll of Empire following the sun,
Outrivaling the scene on Roman stage."

N.Z Radio Record.

The ghastly colour given to objects by the sodium lighting at Devonport, Auckland, was commented upon by the lecturer. Mr. Bell said that safety was more important than colour schemes. "It is better to look like a corpse than to be one." he added.—Dominion.

Now, when the tide of student life is once more rising, a strong team in office with definite progressive ideas, a strong arm and a stronger will, could pull the old ship out of the Sargasso, where it has been drifting once more on to the High Seas.—Smad Editorial.