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A i r Shier" M a r s h a l l s i r R o d e r i o H i l l , R e o t o r o f I m p e r i a l C o l l e g e and r e t i r i n g V i c e C h a n c e l l o r o f t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f Londo n d i e d s u d d e n l y on 'Yednesday, 6 t h O c t o b e r . A l t h o u g h he h a d n o t been w e l l f o r some t i m e , h i e d e a t h oame a s a g r e a t shook t o a l l h i s f r i e n d s . S i r .Hoderio oame a s H e o t o r t o I . e . i n 1948 in" succession t o S i r Hiohard Southwell, b r i n g i n g t o t h e t a s k a l l t h e e x p e r i e n c e , e n e r g y and d r i v e o f h i s l o n g and d i s t i n g u i s h e d c a r e e r i n the t e o i m i o a l b r a n c h e s o f t h e R.A.J?. E x c e p t i o n a l l y g i f t e d i n many d i r e c t i o n s , a s an a r t i s t whose work w i l l be remembered by a l l who v i s i t e d t h e e x h i b i t i o n o f d r a w i n g s and p a i n t i n g s a t the C o l l e g e l a s t year; a s an author; and as- an e n g i n e e r a t F a r n b o r o u g h i n t h e e a r l y days o f u. i t was a s a n a d m i n i s t r a t o r that the Rector e x c e l l e d . H a v i n g a s t r o n g academic b a c k g r o u n d a s t h e son o f P r o f . M. H i l l , E.R.3. and a g r a d u a t e o f U n i v e r s i t y C o l l e g e , t n e R e c t o r had f i r m v i e w s on the purpose o f a U n i v e r s i t y l i f e . He b e l i e v e d t h a t Uie c o l l e g e was n o t m e r e l y a c o l l e c t i o n o f l e c t u r e rooms and l a b o r a t o r i e s , h u t a o l u b i n the b r o a d e s t s e n s e where t h e s t u d e n t d e v e l o p e d u i s c h a r a c t e r by m e e t i n g p e o p l e and making l a s t i n g f r i e n d s and I m p r e s s i o n s . He r e a l i s e d t u a t one e s s e n t i a l to t h i s i d e a l was a iiappy s t a f f - s t u d e n t r e l a t i o n s h i p , he f o s t e r e d D i n n e r i n h a l l a s a f u n c t i o n a t w h i c h s t a f f and s t u d e n t s c o u l d meet on I n f o r m a l and e q u a l ter:as» Today t h a t f u n c t i o n i s a v e r y r e a l part of College l i f e . There a s a t a l l s o c i a l a a t i i e r i n g s l a d ^ n i l l and S i r R o d e r i o were the p e r f e c t n o t t s . t a k i n g a v.ur;n and l i v e l y i n terest i n a l l ti.eir uests. The R e e l o r w a s always ,ac3t i n t e r e s t e d i n tue U n i o n , tie » u a ulnar's d i r e c t l y a c c e s s i b l e t o t h e U n i o n O f f i c e r s and i n n i s d a y p i p e t a l k a w i t h them he c o n s u l t e d uad a d v i s e d tuem r e g u l a r l y on t n e c o n d u c t o f a f f a i r s , from t u e s m a l l e s t 0

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d e t a i l s t o the widest matters o f p o l i c y i n the running of the College i n general. The R e o t o r was d e e p l y oonoerned l e s t a p u r e l y a o l e n t i f i o seat o f l e a r n i n g should produce h i g h l y s p e c i a l i s e d g r a d u a t e s w i t h l i t t l e a p p r e c i a t i o n o f the humanities i n the widest most p r a c t i o a l s e n s e . He i n s t i t u t e d t h e Touchs t o n e d i s c u s s i o n s a t s i l w o o d Parte and t h e Snde and Means L e c t u r e s t o which he h i m s e l f c o n t r i b u t e d a n o t a b l e s e r i e s , and which grew i n t o t h e present General Studies. He a p p o i n t e d f i r s t one and l a t e r t h r e e v i s i t i n g l e c t u r e s i n v a r i o u s a s pects of the A r t s , C e r e m o n i a l h a v i n g p l a y e d so union a p a r t i n u i s c a r e e r i t was n a t u r a l t h a t i n a s m a l l way some s n o u l d f i n d a p l a o e i n h i s view o f o u r c o r porate l i f e . Commemoration Da., i s one such f u n o t i o n , f o l l o w e d by an "open House* i n eaoh o f the i n d i v i d u a l C o l l e g e s i n town. T n i s y e a r t h e r e w i l l be no Commemoration Ceremony out i n s t e a d a M e m o r i a l S e r v i c e i n H o l y T r i n i t y 3iiur.cn, The p r o p o s e d e x p a n s i o n o f u i e I n p e r i a l C o i r l e g e i s c e r t a i n l y the most f i t t i n g memorial S i r R o d e r i o o o u l d nave. Without any doubt the s e l e c t i o n o f I . e . was due i n l a r g e measure t o tue f a o t t h a t d u r i n g muou o f t h e p o s t - v i a r debute on I l i g n e r T e c h n o l o g i c a l E d u c a t i o n He ..as c u r spokesman. I n a l l t h e work and d i s c u s s i o n I n v o l v e d n e v e r once d i d he f o r g e t t h e i n t e r e s t s a ? ti.e s t u d e n t s . Tne U n i o n O f f i c e r s were c o n s u l t e d r e g u l a r l y t h r o u g h o u t t h e p l a n n i n g o f ::ie 2olle»e development. I n t h e deur.u o f tne S e c t o r I.r.peria}. C o l l e g e has l o s t a v e r y a r u c i o u s a n d c h a r m i n g f r j e n d , wnose «armtn and K i n d l i n e s s w i l l be s a i l y .ilsavd i n south Kensington. To a l l «;p f o l l o w a f t e r , he l e a v e s i n I m p e r i a l C o l l e g e u l a j t i n g t e s t i mony t o n i s nard wortc a n d p e r s o n a l i t y . ."o t i . J t a wno kne* him p e r s o n a l l y n e l e a v e d u n i . . ^ ; . i r - * . l o n and most happy memories o f a d e a r f r i e n d .


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c o u r s e , f o l l o w e d by a happy-go-lucky P.G. career, which gave Mm time to become X.C. Union Secretary. XV an undergraduate, he s t a r t e d to play hookey i n a d e s u l t o r y fashion, but e v e n t u a l l y t h i s gave c l a c e to G l i d i n g as h i s c h i e f s p o r t i n g i n t e r e s t . How»»*r h* i s best Know* t b connolsseure by h i s Oreen Lady", an unclothed f e m a l e f i g u r e , who hat dominated many I.C. posters i n t h e l a s t two years. She has advertised, with notable suooess, Smoking Concerts and C a r n i v a l s f o r R.C.S. I t i s g e n e r a l l y considered that she plays a part i n Mr. Atkinson s l i f e , s i m i l a r to that played i n Shakesoeare's by the "dark lady . Reputedly modelled on a member of I.C.IS.A. (on whioh subject there has been an I r r a t i o n a l amount of s p e c u l a t i o n ) , an a n a l y s i s of her, i n Freudian terms, leads to some s t a r t l i n g comae ts on her creator's oharaoter. ( c . f . his lamented "Moral Deform C l u b " ) One suspects that he would be more at hone on the R i v e r Gauche t h a n a t I . C . he i s deeply interested

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i n v e r t a l expression of i t ) and i s v e r y muoh a f f e c t e d by b r i g h t c o l o u r s . I t seems p a r t i c u l a r l y f o r t u n a t e t h a t he should be i n a r e s p o n s i b l e U n i o n p o s i t i o n t h i s Session, f o r i t i s c e r t a i n t h a t h i s v i e w s on d e c o r a t i o n o f t h e New Union w i l l be h e a r d and t h e y may even be f o l l o w e d . As an o r g a n i z e r , V e r n i s e f f i c i e n t . He was C h a i r m a n o f R.C.S. E n t e r t a i n m e n t s Committee l a s t V e e r , '-<nd p r o d u c e d t h e memorable C a r n i v a l " O r g i a Romana , t h e o e l e b r a t e d Smoking C o n c e r t , and u new v e n t u r e , t h e R.C.S. C o u n t r y House B a l l , w h i c h w a « o u t s t a n d i n g l y s u c c e s s f u l and w h i c h w i l l , w e hope bo r e p e a t e d . P e r h a p s h i s moat s u c c e s s f u l e n t e r p r i s e haa b e e n h i s B a l l e t i n t h e C a r n i v a l C a b a r e t , i n w h i c h * ' i , K i t c h e n e r , p r i m a b a l l e r i n a , made a n unfo."-etteble h i t descending l i k e Lohengrin frott t h e r o o f , i n t h e m i d d l e o f t h e f i r s t a c t . S u c h was the f l e x i b i l i t y o f Mr. A t k i n s o n ' s p r o d u c t i o n t h a t the a u d i e n c e n e v e r r e a l i s e d t h a t Mr, K i t c h e n e r w-is n o t due t o a p p e a r u n t i l t h e s e c o n d act. This l a t t e r virtue o f " f l e x i b i l i t y " i s desira b l e i n eonr.edtidn w i t h . h i s G l i d i n g a c t i v i t i e s . R e a d e r s o f t h e l a t e s t PHOENIX may have n o t i c e d t h a t t h e hei-o o f t h i s s c r e e d h o l d s t h e o o s S t l o n of A r t E d i t o r 11.e. does a i l t n e d r a w i n g s ) He has a l s o p u b l i s h e d a few s h o r t s t o r i e s , w h i c h o u r c r i t l o d i d n o t r a v e o v e r , but w h i c h were b e t t e r than most.

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The P r e s i d e n t opened the meeting by aski n g everyone to stand i n s i l e n c e f o r one minu t e , a s a mark of respeot t o the R e c t o r . He then announced, as most of the C o l l e g e knew, that Commemoration Day and Commemoration B a l l were o a n o e l l e d f o r t h i s year , but t h a t f u l l mourning f o r the Union would end t h a t night (the day of the f u n e r a l ) . I t was hoped that some k i n d of Union B a l l would be h e l d Instead of the Commem. B a l l , l a t e r i n the Session. The main b u s i n e s s - o f the meeting was taken up w i t h a d i s c u s s i o n of the arrangements f o r Nov. 3th. The d i s c u s s i o n c o n s i s t e d mostly of remarks from the P r e s i d e n t , who performed h i s thankless t a s k with remarkable diplomacy and taot. H i s o b j e c t was t o put over t o the U n i o n why once, a g a i n Nov. 5 t h . must pass unheralded as an occasion f o r a Rag, a t l e a s t as;- o f f i c i a l l y recognised. The reasons were strong; f i r s t l y the Union could not expect i t s e l e c t e d and r e s p o n s i b l e o f f i c e r s to organise Rags, whioh should be e s s e n t i a l l y spontaneous; and secondly, aa a r e s u l t o f l a s t y e a r ' s events the U.L. Senate had Issued an ultimatum to a l l London s t u d e n t s and had asked f o r the c o - o p e r a t i o n The ultimatum was t o the e f f e c t of U.L.U. t h a t any student i n t r o u b l e w i t h the A u t h o r i t i e s on November 5 t h . would be sent down. The U n i o n acknowledged these reasons and was then asked to .consider what I.C. would do i n s t e a d of a Rao on Nov. 5 t h . The P r e s i d e n t i n d i c a t e d t h a t the r e a s o n f o r the date of the present meeting was t h a t the U n i o n would thus have p l e n t y of time to oonslder what waa to be done. L i t t l e arose from the f l o o r on t h i s matter so that most p r o b a b l y , a a u s u a l , I.C. w i l l o f f i c i a l l y be a t H a r l i n g t o n f o r Guy Fawkes Day. Other business waa the e l e c t i o n of B a s i l Evana and A l s o F r a s e r t o the Entertainments Committee, and the s e l e c t i o n of 'Hags' S l a t e r s s an 'ERE, the c u s t o d i a n of Herbert's key. The attendance a t the meeting was about 250, whioh was small c o n s i d e r i n g the importance of the agenda. T h i s i s where the l o s s of the Gym beoomea most marked, since there i s now no o e n t r a l meeting-plaoe. P o s s i b l y a l s o Guildsmen and Miners are l o t h to go i n t o the R.C.S. | The tone of the meeting was very subdued, one almost might say tame f o r a Union meeting, remembering the i n f o r m a l i t y and blunt speaking i n the Gym. I t i s to be hoped that the Union w i l l keep the temper of i t s Meetings up to the o l d l i v e l y l e v e l , whioh does not mean, the wholes a l e s l i n g i n g of f i r e w o r k s , but does mean p a r t i c i p a t i o n , both i n wit and i n p l a i n speaking, from the f l o o r as w e l l as from the C h a i r .

The p o s t of U n i o n S e c r e t a r y I n v o l v e s t h i s y e a r a nursner of e x t r a Jobs b e c a u s e o f the e x p a n -

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I t was w i t h s u r p r i s e and p r o f o u n d shook t h a t t h e C o l l e g e l e a r n e d l a s t week o f the death of the Rector, S i r Roderic H i l l . On Wednesday, Oot. 7 t h . S i r R o d e r i o had l u n ched i n the C i t y and was w a l k i n g a l o n g G r e a t T r i n i t y Lane when he c o l l a p s e d . The U n i o n e x t e n d s i t s deep sympathy t o t h e b e r e a v e d f a m i l y , Lady H i l l , ,'Sfudenoe and Phoebe Ann, who many o f u s know so w e l l . S i r R o d e r i c was an A i r C h i e f M a r s h a l , a wartime c h i e f o f F i g h t e r Command, and the man r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the d e f e a t o f H i t l e r ' s F l y i n g Bombs. A man o f h i s a c c o m p l i s h m e n t s p o s s e s s e s many f a c e t s s e e n by the p u b l i c eye, and t h e s e were r e f l e c t e d by the o b i t u a r i e s p r i n t e d i n t h e "Times", " D a i l y T e l e g r a p h " , "Manchester G u a r d i a n " , and o t h e r d a i l y newspapers. The "Times" c u t t i n g has b e e n p i n ned on the G e n e r a l S t u d i e s B o a r d i n t h e U n i o n E n t r a n c e H a l l , where everyone oan r e a d i t . Our contempory, SENNET, h a s p r i n t e d a n o b i t u a r y based on S i r R o d e r i o ' s s e r v i c e s t o t h e U n i v e r s i t y of London. The t r i b u t e f r o m •FELIX, which i s a t r i b u t e f r o m the U n i o n , ' i s more p e r s o n a l '

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T n i s Sunday, Oct". 1 7 t h . , t h e G u i l d s ' M o t o r Club are h o l d i n g a r a l l y . C a l l e d the " F r e s h e r s R a l l y " beoause i t i s i n t e n d e d f o r d r i v e r s w i t h no p r e v i o u s e x p e r i e n c e o f t h i s k i n d o f e v e n t , i t i s open t o a l l members o f I . e . I t i s t o be t h e most a m b i t i o u s even t tiiat'V.^ t h e C l u b has h e l d r e c e n t l y - t h e r e w i l l be s e c - !j t i o n s to s u i t a l l t a s t e s . Navigation, driving ' t e s t s and a " s u r p r i s e p a c k e t " t o f i n i s h t h e day. I t w i l l be a t e s t o f d r i v i n g s k i l l and n a v i g a t i o n , and w i l l n o t be h a r d on the c a r s . There w i l l be a c h o i c e o f d r i v i n g t e s t s ; any f i v e o f s e v e n t e s t s must be p e r f o r m e d . F i v e w i l l be p o s s i b l e f o r any c a r o r m o t o r c y c l e , two w i l l be more s t r e n u o u s . C r a s h h e l m e t s w i l l be compulsory f o r m o t o r c y c l i s t s i n t h e d r i v i n g tests. There w i l l a l s o be a s h o r t p o i n t - t o - p o i n t , and f i n a l l y a s u r p r i s e t e s t . Awards f o r t h e o u t r i g h t w i n n e r and t h e f i r s t . Freshman, and f r e e d r i n k s f o r t h e r u n n e r s - u p . E n t r y l i s t s a r e up i n G u i l d s , R.C.S. and the U n i o n , o r e n t r i e s c a n be made a t t h e s t a r t . F u r t h e r d e t a i l s f r o m t h e C a p t a i n , L.A. Holt, Guilds. .

Sunday O c t o b e r 1 7 t h . Date: Area: Moreton-Matching, near Epping, E s s e x Map: O.S. 1" No. 161 L o n d o n N.E. S i g n i n : By 10.15a.m. a t R a l l y H.Q. S t a r t : 10.30a.m. R a l l y H.Q. The w h i t e H a r t , M o r e t o n . MR 534070. Eligible: c a r s and m o t o r c y c l e s . Members and f r i e n d s .

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S i n c e we d i p p e d our pen In v i t r i o l the n i b has r o t t e d away. But m o b i l i s i n g our second b e s t q u i l l , we are g o i n g t o t e l l you ( I n response t o your many e n q u i r i e s ) about our p e r s o n a l tar.te i n men. We c o n s u l t e d our l i s t of e l i g i b l e b a c h e l o r s ( n y l o n s h i r t s and t e r y l e n e socks e s s e n t i a l ) and what we found t h e r e s e t us t h i n k i n g . This l a what we t h o u g h t . Why i s i t t h a t R.C.S. has such a monopoly of weedy brownbaggers, l a c k i n g I n charm and c u l ture? Why i s i t t h a t Gulldsmen, though u s u a l l y p l e a s a n t , charming and c o u r t e o u s , are o f t e n rather dull? Why are the Miners so much b e t t e r thun the rest? M i n e r s a r e the s o r t o f men a g i r l l l k ^ o t o meet; E n g i n e e r s are the s o r t of men a g i r l ' " , mothe r l i k e s t o meet; but who i n h ? r se:ese wants t o meet t h e I.C. brand o f s c i e n t i s t ? Cassandra , R.C.S. men who f e e l e x c e p t i o n a l s h o u l d t r a n s f e r t o Mines i m m e d i a t e l y .

MEWS G u i l d s m a n a p p e a r e d i n C o u r t , R y e , I.O.'.V. o n Monday 18th O c t o b e r o n a - c h a r g e o f L a r c e n y . F o u n d a t 4 a.m. d u r i n g V a c . t r y i n g t o r e m o v e E e l i s h a B e a c o n , i n a somewhat i n e b r i a t e d c o n d i t i o n .

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T n e U n i o n Hop w i l l r e m a i n a memory d e a r t o ; a l l o f u s , a n d we m u s t s y m p a t h i s e w i t h t h e f r e s h e r s who s e e h u t t h e s h e l l o f o u r h a l l o w e d h a l l 'The Gym' U n t i l t h e new b u i l d i n g s a r e c o m p l e t e we o f I.C. must t r a v e l - j u s t a few y a r d s - f o r o u r e v e n i n g hop. I n s p i t e o f d e m o l i t i o n and c o n s t r u c t i o n I.e. h o p s , l i k e t h e s h o w , m u s t go o n ! t h e y w i l l b e h e l d i n Q.A. ( t h a t v e n e r a b l e e s t a b l i s h m e n t o v e r l o o k e d by t h e O l d H o s t e l ) , Q.E.C., a n d i n t h e J e h a n g i r H a l l o f t h e I m p e r i a l I n s t i t u t e . The f i r s t t w o w i l l b e j o i n t f u n c t i o n s w i t h I.C.Union Entertainments Committee. A y r t o n H a l l w i l l be a v a i l a b l e f o r f o r m a l dances b u t t h e f l o o r c o v e r i n g makes i t u n s u i t a b l e f o r t h e h u n d r e d s o f h a p p y f e e t w h i c h hammer t h e f l o o r a t a S a t u r d a y N i g h t Hop. T h e r e i s a r u m o u r t h a t ho;.s may b e H e l d i n t h e U n i o n l a t e r i n t h e s e s s i o n . Tho Tew L o u n g e w i r e d ' t o t h e U p p e r D i n i n g H a l l - a l o n g w a l k on a w i n t e r ' s e v e n i n g b u t a rumour i s o n l y a rumour The d a n c e s t h i s t e r m a r e i n t h e f o r m o f a n e x p e r i m e n t a n d i t l a ho,;ed t h a t a l t h o u g h t h e y a r s feeing f i e ! 3 • o u t s i d e U n i o n t e r r i t o r y , t h e I . C . spirit will prevail!

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I t i s o f t e n c o n f u s i n g f o r the f r e s h e r , newly a r r i v e d a t I.e., t o r e c o g n i s e and d i s t i n g u i s h between the v a r i o u s b r e e d s o f s t a f f which h a u n t t h e p r e c i n c t s . It is hoped t h a t t h e s e n o t e s may be o f some h e l p to the n a i v e . S t a r t i n g f r o m t h e t o p and w o r k i n g downwards: Dean. I h e n o v i c e may confuse t h i s s p e c i e s with the P r o f e s s o r s mentioned ; below, and s t u d e n t s have b e e n known t o l e a v e I.C. s t i l l u n d e r t h e I m p r e s s i o n t h a t a Dean was a h o l e i n t h e g r o u n d . S u f f i c e i t t o say t h a t a Dean i s a l w a y s a P r o f e s s o r b u t a P r o f e s s o r i s n o t a l w a y s a Dean, • ( T o make t h e m a t t e r more d i f f i c u l t Deans a l t e r f r o m time t o t i m e and so i t i s a c a s e o f Dean one day and gone t h e n e x t . ) Professor. T h e g r e a t e s t d i f f i c u l t y i s o f t e n experi e n c e d by f r e s h e r s i n i d e n t i f y i n g a P r o f e s s o r , and i n f a c t t h e y oome i n a l l s h a p e s and s i z e s , t h e o n l y oommon f e a t u r e b e i n g t h a t t h e y a r e not o f t e n seen. As a s o l e m n w a r n i n g t o t h e newcomer, i f y o u see a p o r t l y f i g u r e d r e s s e d i n o v e r a l l s and c a r r y i n g a b u c k e t and a broom, be c a r e f u l , i t may be tne P r o f e s s o r ! Be f r i e n c l y t o y o u r P r o f e s s o r , w i s h him good m o r n i n g t o p u t him a t h i s e a s e , c o n g r a t u l a t e him on t h e e f f i c i e n c y o f h i s d e p a r t m e n t ( i f he shows f a i n t s u r p r i s e a t t h i s i t i s b e c a u s e he i s ' so used to talcing the e f f i c i e n c y of the department for g r a n t e d t h a t t h e i d e a may be a l i t t l e s t r a n g e ) , t h e n ask him how t h e k i d s a r e and how t h e r e s e a r c h i s g o i n g . A few f r i e n d l y r e m a r k s l i k e t h e s e have made a b i g d i f f e r e n o e to t h e c a r e e r s o f many a s t u d e n t . -

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FELIX underground news agency. A f r i e n d of ours r e c e n t l y v a c a t e d a l a b o r a t o r y w h i c h he h a d u s e d f o r some t i m e . S e v e r a l months p r e v i o u s l y , n o t i c i n g a l o o s e wooden b l o c k i n t h e f l o o r , he h a d l i f t e d i t , f o u n d n o t h i n g t h e r e e x c e p t some f l o o r s w e e p i n g s , a n d h a d l e f t a note commemorating h i s I n s p e c t i o n . When a. new P r o f e s s o r t o o k t h e room o v e r , a few d a y s ago, he n o t i c e d t h e wooden b l o c k , and a s k e d h i s s t u d e n t s w h a t i t was f o r . T h e y d i d n o t know, a n d cms o f the™ l i f t e d i t f o r him. He, a n d h\s P r o f f i s j o r (who was w a t c h i n g , w i t h i n t e r e s t ) were s u r p r i s e d t o f i n c f s t a r i n g u p a t t h e m o u r friend's note, Inscribed "NOS^Y B" .• The r e a c t i o n o f t h e P r o f e s s o r was m o s t c r e d i t a b l e , and I l l u s t r a t e s v i v i d l y t h e I d e a l ^ e l A c h m y n t o f t h e s u c c e s : f u l a c i - n t i s t ! he moved not m u s c l e , not- r a i s e d a n e y e b r o w a m i l l i m e t r e . He ftskerf h i s . s t u d e n t t o r e p l a c e t h e b l o c k , w i t h tbe n o t e u n d e r n e a t h .

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J u d g i n g by t h e s t a t e o f t h e R e f e c t o r y queues d u r i n g the f i r s t days of term, e a t i n g l u n c h t n i s s e s s i o n i s g o i n g t o be a n e v e n more lenguiy operation than before. / i L l X proposes to conduct a survey i n t o the use made o f t h e R e f e o t o r y , t h e S n a c k B a r , a n d Que n i e ' s a t l u n c h t i m e s . Ah a t t e m p t w i l l a l s o b e made t o f i n d t h e p r o p o r t i o n o f s t u d e n t s e a t ing i n the c o l l e g e and o u t s i d e . A survey conducted l a s t y e a r on queues i n t u e e v e n i n g y i e l d e d some u s e f u l i n f o r m a t i o n , b u t the t i m e f a c t o r i s u s u a l l y f a r more i m p o r t a n t a t lunch than i t i s i n tue evening. The c r o w d a t ,lunch i s of an a l t o g e t h e r d i f f e r e n t order, and the two s t u d i e s a r e e n t i r e l y s e p a r a t e . I f you a r e i n t e r e s t e d i n the c o l l e c t i o n and i n t e r p r e t a t i o n o f triese f i g u r e s , p l e a s e drop a l i n e to the Editor.

LIMERICK T h e r e w a s a y o u n g man c a l l e d a f r e s h e r ',Vno n a y o r may n o t h a v e some l e i s u r e I f he h a s a Brown Bag Then h i s s p i r i t s w i l l f l a g F r o m t n e moment h e s t a r t s b e i n g a f r e s h e r .

Lecturer. Most abundant i n t h e e a r l y m o r n i n g , centration decreasing exponentially with

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a f t e r 3 p.m. R e c o g n i s e d by g r e y s u i t , w h i t e c o l l a r and g e n e r a l a i r o f h a v i n g n o t h i n g t o W i l l answer q u e s t i o n s i f c o r n e r e d b u t do. t h i s may p r o v e d a n g e r o u s i f p e r s i s t e d i n . Junior Lecturers. An i n t e r e s t i n g s t u d y o f a y o u n g man gone wrong; p a r a d o x i c a l l y t h e y h a v e muoh l e s s t o do t h a n a l e o t u r e r . S i n c e a l l p o s s e s s an a i r o f h a v i n g t h e w o r l d on t h e i r s h o u l d e r s , t h i s may be due t o the low s a l a r y o r t o secret vice. Demonstrators. A r e s e a r c h s t u d e n t who h a s s o l d h i s s o u l for lucre. Can be f o u n d p r o w l i n g a r o u n d l a b o r a t o r i e s , i d e n t i f i e d by t h e f a c t t h a t t h e y are the only people not a c t u a l l y doing anything! They have a g e n e r a l s p i r i t o f n o n - c o o p e r a t i o n and e n j o y e x e r c i s i n g a p e c u l i a r b r a n d o f s a r c a s t i c w i t w h i c h i s handed down f r o m gene r a t i o n to generation. Can be d i s c o n c e r t e d by an a p p a r e n t l y g u i l e l e s s demand f o r t h e correct result. L a b o r a t o r y Stewards. O f t e n m i s t a k e n f o r P r o f e s s o r s and versa.

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Sir, I must p r o t e s t a g a i n s t t h e l i b e l o u s a c c u s a t i o n s o f "Cassandra", who, i n the l a s t FELIX, f a l s e l y d i v i d e d the honourable male community at I.C. i n t o s i x i g n o b l e groups. Such wicked propaganda i s i n t o l e r a b l e ! T h i s C a s s a n d r a woman has sought t o i n d o c t r i n a t e the young,pure, i n n o c e n t f r e s h e r e t t a s w i t h f a l s e t e a c h i n g s . Shu has attempted t o i n d o c t r i n a t e t h e female f r e s h e r s when they a r e a t t h e i r f r e s h e s t . She han shown h e r s e l f t o be an enemy of our manly s o c i e t y , and t o be g u i l t y of making statements a g a i n s t the I n t e r e s t of the community. A l l o w me t o a d v i s e the f r e s h e r e t t e s t o pay no a t t e n t i o n t o t h i s Cassandra , but t o r e a d t h e s e f a c t a , whioh a r e f r e e from a l l a u b j e o t i v e m o t i v e s t The " O l d and B a t t e r e d " i s a b r i g a d e o f o l d t i m e r s whose a c t i v i t i e s a r e i a v o i d i n g t h e oharmJng, o u l t u r e d men a t I.e.; d i n i n g t o g e t h e r ; c l u c k i n g t o g e t h e r ; d a n c i n g t o g e t h e r ; s i t t i n g out t o g e t h e r ; and o c c a s i o n a l l y e n t e r t a i n i n g males from o t h e r l o w e r - o r d e r C o l l e g e s . They are the most uno o - o p e r a t l v e s e c t i o n of our s o c i e t y , waging a cont i n u a l cold-war. T h e i r most t r e a o h e r o u s a c t s are the t w i s t i n g of f a c t a f o r t h e i r own g a i n , and dangerous propaganda work w i t h the f r e s h e r e t t e s , a g a i n s t t h e wishes of the masses of I.C. When next auch s u b v e r s i v e a c t i v i t y o c c u r s , I s h a l l i n s i s t t h a t C a s s a n d r a be i n v e s t i g a t e d by an e x p e r i e n c e d sub-oommittee. May I , on b e h a l f o f the m a g n i f i c e n t I.C. men, a s s u r e the new, s p l e n d i d , charming , p r e t t y f r e s h e r e t t e s of our c o - o p e r a t i n g a t t e n t i o n s at a l l convenient times. Yours " f a i t h f u l l y " , T i l l Death Us do P a r t .

Detir S i r ,

We f e e l I t l a inoumbent upon ourselves $» write a few words of reassurance to those who may f e e l oonoern f o r t h e t e n d e r ^ e u i o e p t i b l l i t i e * of our new freBhers. In oommon with other l i b r a r i a n s not yet purged by the swindon magistrates we are natura l l y uneasy about t h e corroding e f f e c t s on young ninds of some of the books whioh we atook; but we f a e l t h a t t h e d a n g e r may b e e a s i l y exaggerated. I t i s true that ( i n t h e i n t e r e s t s of L i t e r ature) we p o s s e s s r e p l i c a s o f that same "Decameron" whioh h a s r e c e n t l y b e e n a d v e r t i s e d f a r beyond i t s o r i g i n a l e s o t e r i c c i r c l e ; but they are

so seldom to be s e e n on o u r shelves that there Is l i t t l e - d a n g e r of t h e i r f a l l i n g i n t o inexperienced hands. We a l s o keep ( i n the i n t e r e s t s of Solonoa) t h e K i n n e y R e p o r t s , b u t t h e s e a r e usua l l y on loan t o s o c i o l o g i c a l reeaarohea ( o f whom t*i«re a j j e a r t o be u largo n u m b e r i n I.0,)> and are very o f t e n n e l d f o r m o n t h s at a time while tne m a s a e s of i n f o r m a t i o n i n tuem a r e tabulated and digested. We v i l l i not d e n y t n a t we h a v e purchased ( i n tne i n t e r e s t s o f C l a s s i c a l s t u d i e s ) O v i d ' s "Art of Love", a n d ( i n t u e I n t e r e s t s o f Everyman) A. OnWidler's " G u i d e to geduotion"; but worried m o r a l i s t s .<uv f e e l q u i t e o o n f l d e n t that a l l

older students w i l l e x e r c i s e $?eat v i g i l a n c e i n preventing mesne w o r k s f r o m oomlng i n t o the wrong hands. Ins U n i o n L i b r a r y i a i n a n out-of-the-way plaoe ( i n a n a n n e x e o f t h e c . & G. L i b r a r y wuioh i s d i r e c t l y a d o v s «uoanie'n) a n d i t may b e that a l l our f a a r a a r e u . . f o u n d e d , f o r t h e fresher may never oome t o ..ear o f i t , l e t a l o n e f i n d hie way *...*re. a n d i n u..y o a a e , i t i s i n s u c h a quiet, aeoladed o o r n t s r t n a t f e w would v e n t u r e to leave t n e friendly, crowded n o i s e o f t h e refectories ar.d l o o n i e s t o e s s * i t o u t , o o m f o r t u o l e though i t may Be. V i t a w n i o n - i - s r i e s l i o n s , w o r r i e d S i r , l e t ua r e s t i n t..s n o p e t n a t t<ia f r e B U e r a ,. t u n o t f a l l by t n e n u y a i a a W'Ough any f a u l t o f o u r s . ',Yo' a r e , S i r , Your humble S e r v a n t s , x'.lU Howe A , R . 9ray S.J. , . l l l s M,.i. A ' l c u o t t G.a. Tnomas S. Prioe (Union L i b r a r y Committee)

W« apologise to Mr. Oox, and to Miss Dent f o r not i n c l u d i n g t h e i r l e t t e r s ; owing to t h e i r length, and the shortage of spaoe tha l e t t e r s w i l l have to be l e f t f o r the next issue. We would ask our correspondents to keep t h e i r l e t t e r s short.

1.10 p.m. i n the Botany L e c t u r e T h e a t r e . S.C.M. m e e t i n g "The World, the N e i g h b o u r s , God and You" f r o m E v a n s t o n . sandwiches w i l l b e on

sale. 1.15 p.m. i n t h e Chem. Teen. M e e t i n g Room. I.C. Mountaineering C l u b G e n e r a l M e e t i n g . 5.05 p.m. Room 15. G e n e r a l M e e t i n g and Film Show "Endurance". 5.15. p.m. i n t h e Upper D i n i n g H a l l . I.C. L i t e r a r y and Debating s o c i e t y and I . C . P o l i t i c a l Society. F r e s h e r s ' Tea. A d d r e s s by Professor Levy on "The S o i e n o e o f P o l i -

tics". SUNDAY OCTOBER 17th 10.30 a.m. R a l l y . M o r e t o n ( N r . E p p i n g ) . I.C. Mountaineering C l u b Meet a t H a r r i s o n ' s Rooks. T r a i n l e a v e s V i c t o r i a a t 8.50 a.m. See Club notioe-board f o r f u r t h e r d e t a i l s . I.C. Film.Soolety F i l m Show.

'MONDAY OCTOBER 18th l'.lO p.m. Hies Muriel Crouch, F.H.C.S."The Purpose,of L^.fe". Botany Leo..ure T h e a t r e . Sandwiches on s a l e . 1.10 p.m. I n Committee Room "A". An E x t r a ordinary General M e e t i n g of the I.e. P n o t o graphlo society, i 5.15 p.m. i n Committee Room "A". An E x t r a ordinary General Meeting of t h e I . C . Dramatio Society. IU33PAy„OCTOBER l g t h I T j O p.m. i n Committer Room "A". An Extraordinary Meeting of tha I.C. R i f l e C l u b .

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1.00 cm. B i b l e Study. Room 101 Cuem. Tech, St. Joan's Gospel. 1.15 p.m. i n Committee Room "A". Annual General Meeting of the I.C. contract Bridge Club. i ' |SATURDAY QQTOBBR 83r^ 7.00 p.m. a t the Caledonian H a l l , Caledoni a n Rd.» N . l . U.L. polke Dance Federation B a l l . Music by Jaok Armstrong and h i s Broadcasting Band. Dress o p t i o n a l . Tickets 6/~ each, l i m i t e d ; obtainable from Alan D. Marsh, Students' Union, Northern P o l y t e c h n i c H o l l o way, N.7., or from Angela Davies, 75 Fellows Road, N.W.3.

MvfPAy agiaaaa g.sth 1,10 p.m, The Rev. Hon. Roland Lamb " l a C h r i s t i a n i t y Worn Out?" Botany L e c t u r e Theat r e . Sandwiches on sale. 5.15 p.m. I.C- C i e m l o a l S o c i e t y F i l m Show. R.O.S. Matnematio&l and P u y a l o a l society with the 0. & G. Radio Sooiety preeant a l e o ture on "Radio Astronomy" by Dr. J.A. C l e g g . 7.30 p.m., plaoe of performance to be an-, nounoed l a t e r . I.C. Internationa l delations Club present an e v e n i n g o f f i l m s , songs and danoes from tno nortnern Mediterranean countries. Admission Free,

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The 'Coning Brents Diary i s open to a l l I.C. Clubs who desire p u b l i c i t y f o r future meetings and events. An actual Diary i s now kept i n the Union Porter's O f f i c e . The Coming Evente column w i l l oover events from the f r l d a y of p u b l i c a t i o n f o r tha f o l l o w i n g fortnight. Club o f f i c i a l s should enter t h e i r events i a the Diary at least a week before MUX i s due to appear', a l t e r n a t i v e l y d e t a i l s nay be addressed through tha rack to tm caning Events S d i t o r . 1

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ROWING .-.enley m i s y e a r w a s a s e n j o y a b l e a s e v e r , 'iei'ore t h e r e g a t t a t u e t r a i n i n g w a s i n t e n s i v e and r e v e l r y w a s . a t a minimum) b u t once t h e r a o "orew-outs" ia was o v e r t n e c r e w l e t d o w n t h e i r i n the beat I . e . t r a d i t i o n , ( F o ran account o f ti.e r a c i n g s e e a r t i c l e i n " P h o e n i x " ) . Tue s e c o n d e i g h t w e r e a t H e n l e y , terrorisi n g the r i v e r i n a b a t t e r e d o l d motor a r u i s e r , J u e l r wake s t r e w n w i t h empty Y h i t ' o r e a d b o t t l e s , o s t e n s i b l y t o oneer on t h e I.G. crews. On " F i n a l s " n i g h t , t h e c r u i s e r w a s i n v o l v e d i n v a r i o u s f r a c a s w i t h K i n g ' s , Leander, and t h e Temple I s l a n d , a l l o f w u i o h were won w i t h t h e exception o f the I s l a n d wuich n e c e s s i t a t e d extensive r e p a i r s t o the c r u i s e r and to K e i t h Johnson.

T r l i l cs w o r e held at Karl'-ronton on '.'•sdnenday oi'fi S'tturd-.,v i'.ct .veek, ••rid .i»re ..ell -itt nded b y Freshers nnd old members •••ll/.e. thera /.ere h i : ety j'Ne<!'t on ffodr.orday, and over s i x t y on 3 a t u r ! The ?.\.gby w-.c w e l l %j to t><> '.'tund-trd of .• - t year:-; i. d there see!".? to b.' e v e r y . " r e s p e c t of % •><* ct- ;or:, U.:.. held thoi < V"*. '-la ' n" 3'. turd ay and ten members f ^ - v i I . C . w»r« areuer.t. The f l r . a l t r i a l w i l l be held .:<,xt Wednesday, • r.d a f t e r t h i s there i s a f u l l * i *ure l i s t , the ov.ni.v r.*tch for the 1 s t XV helm- sraln-.t War; no n e .

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I.C. Gross c o u n t r y C l u b , a l t h o u g h weakened by t h e l o s s o f t..-o o f t u e i r o u t s t a n d i n g r u n n e r s n o p e t o be i n t h e p o s i t i o n t o f i e l d a r e a s o n a o l y strong side tnis year. Of t n e f r e s h e r s , t h e r e i s one n o t a b l e a t n l e t e - J o h n E v a n s - wno i s t h e U,L. K i l e C h a m p i o n a n d r e c o r d h o l d e r , a n d r e c o r d e d a time o f 4 m i n e . 10 s e o s . i n t h e i n t e r - o o u n t l e s m i l e h e l d at t u e White C i t y l a s t 'whitsun. The C l u b n e l d a t r a i n i n g r u n o v e r t n e course i n Richmond Park on t h e f i r s t Saturday o f t h e t e r m , w h i c h e n d e d i n a game o f h i d e - a n d - s e e k a s m e m b e r s - new a n d o l d - f l o u n d e r e d a l o n g t h e many p a t h s w u i o h a r e a f e a t u r e o f t h i s R o y a l Park.

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^.ir the past f o r t n i g h t , a very b u s i n e s s l i k e I.J. c r e w h a s b e e n i n d r a i n i n g f o r t h e r a o e s f..r t h e ,Sabin Tankard,held l a s t S a t u r d a y a t P u t n e y . I.Cv won t h i e r f i r s t h e a t f a i r l y c o m f o r t a b l y but were n a r r o w l y b e a t e n , b y a c a n v a s , i n t h e f i n a l by a v e r y g o o d Thames T r a d e s m e n crew.

I.C.A.F. C. At the t r i a l s 30 f r e s h e r s turned out and since most of the I s t . XI have returned to C o l l e g e competition w i l l be high. I t i s expected that I a t . and 2nd. XI 's w i l l be of near equal strength. The f i r s t matohes of the season take plaoe on Wednesday when f o u r XI s w i l l be f i e l d e d , and w i l l mark the beginning of what we hops w i l l be a very s u c c e s s f u l season.

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The p r e m i s e o f a f r e e t r i p t o t h e r n c h e s of S r e a t r r London a n d , accor d i n g t o one n o t i c e board s t l e a s t , o f a f r e e t ea a t t h e o t h e r e n d brought t h e u s u a l horde of earnest and a t h l e t i c g e n t l e m e n t o H u r l i n g t o n l a st Wednesday and S a t u r d a y t o show t h e i r p r o w e s s a t t h e s p o r t o f t h e i r s h o l o e . T h e r e was a p l a a s i r g n u m b e r o f F r e s h e r s p r e s e n t , w h i c h promise:.' w e l 1 f o r t h e c o m i n g s e a s o n , a n d s o i r i t a w e r e b y no m e a n s dam ' > r.ed by t h e f H c t that t h s f r e e t e a n e v e r m a t e r i a l i s e d . A l m o s t without exception, everyone qompliiined o f a l a c k o f f i t n e s s a p p r o . i r l a t j to t he o c c a s i o n , b u t t h o u g h t s o f t h e a . p p r o a o h l n g U.L C u p a s h o u l d u r g e inecr.-. b e r s t o a t t a i n a h i g h e r de r e e o f f i t n e s s - . 1

T h i s y e a r t h e C l u b w i l l t r y to do a s w e l l us i n t u e t u r e e s e a s o n s , a l t u o u g h most o f o u r t r i u m p h a n t Quo t e a m h a v e l e f t . T r i a l s have s h o w n some p r o m i s i n g p l a y e r s a n d t h i s season i l i n e s n e e d , n e v e r f i e l d a n u n d e r m i n e d team. G u i l d s have n o t balanced f o r t u s i r o u t g o i n g p l a y e r s n o t a b l y : - Fancy, Radford, Tsou, .Porster,. and C r o s s w h i l s t R.C.S. f a r e e v e n w o r s e . G u i l d s a r e e x p e c t e d t o r e t a i n t h e 3 i o w n Cup f o r a further year.

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8RI5FS I.C.s r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s d u r i n g t h e r e c e n t U.L. A t h l e t i c c l u b t o u r o f swed«ti, T r e v o r H a i l e y and M i k e ftickard, j u s t i f i e d t h e i r as'le.ction i n t h e t e a m , a l t h o u g h i t m u s t be m e n t i o n e d t h a t M i k e ' s b e a r d was a f a r g r e a t e r a t t r a c t i o n than h i s belovi-fs-rm jumping abilities.

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