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changed l a t e a gleaming, Biasing, tooting senate*-. Steaj hours of said and tedious walk nam been put i a by a small aad f a i t h f u l band, sad a t l a s t they are seeing t h e i r dream came Ilea. I t Bust be explained that 'CI am on t i n . ' A i d sot s t a r t to rust away behind Etnas beeeas* of lack of Interest, but t a the interact of safety. Daring t h i s time many of her v i t a l parts ware removed and seat o f f to an engineering f i r m I n Palbaa to ba b u i l t up and remachinad. This took a long time, and i n the meantime someone with an eye to business had removed a l l the Brasses, when these had been r e placed sad the remachlned parte assembled again the r e b i r t h of 'Clementine aas I n i t i a t e d . Readers w i l l r e a l i s e the aagaltud* of t h i s task by the fact that the crankshaft, which weighs about one hundredweight, sad to be driven shout a foot through the flywheel, which weighs twice aa much. This Job was started before the Easter Vac. and during the Vac. some very kind workmen finished d r i v i n g i t f o r us. I t i s unfortunate to relate that i t was driven a tenth o f an inch too f a r . However, t h i s d i f f i c u l t y was surmounted I t was decided to t r y to get steam up on Sunday 12th. May, and i n the ev*ning,after much f r u s t r a t i n g work on the pressure gauge, which d i d not want to go on where i t had come o f f , she slowly heaved herself round f r o a the yard to the Hostel, and, a f t e r a short run, back to her resting place. She was running again on Wednesday, at 10 i n the morning t h i s time, after the d r i v e r and h i s mate had f i r e d soon a f t e r s i x . Th* following Saturday waa a momentous day, "we want round Eros" the proud d r i v e r said. Tea, indeed, 'Clementine had been driven along P i c c a d i l l y and round P i c c a d i l l y Circus. Of course, i t was too much to expect the Journey to be uneventful. Coming back, one 'bus ran into the back of another because i t s d r i v e r was watching 'Clementine' i n h i s mirror; then she did not have enough steam to climb to Hyde Park Comer. After a short stop she b u i l t up enough pressure, and, with whistle blasting, she swept majestically xoaue the Comer.

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The JuOJl. of the Onion was held ea 1 Hay 23rd. The main business of the a e t r l a g BBS the election of Council representatives avdtJs) sowing of the annual 1sports. Tha President reported, i n the Hatters g z i a l a g , that the Domestic Bursar had pat' dewa poison i a to* Onion and that Tad had actually caught a mouse i n the Bar. A l e t t e r had been received from to* BUmu> e r s i t y Lodgings Bureau asking a l l students to spply f o r accommodation i n Jwaa as i t was ealy by applying early, and paying the necessary xetoinlag fee, that they could be assured of a ••a*"**'

* * nt Last Saturday, i t was decided that she go to ChiselSs, but bafaraaaaa ah* was photographed outside the Albert B a l l f o r an I t a l i a n magazine, awaatually aha hissed, r a t t l e d sad booted her way down the Riga Street, reaching the t e r r i f i c speed of 14 a.p.h. outside the Odeon. Just past the Odeon she bad to stop, one of the main bearings was oversea t i n g . This also happened to t h * big-end on the way back. She reached Chlswick i n t i a e to cheer I.C. as they collected two-thirds of the cups from the U.L. B.C. l e g a t t a . Returning to College she ran out of coal at Hammersmith Broadway and Just managed to complete the Journey. Whenever i t i s said that "'Clementine has been out today." the reply, almost automatically i s "What vent wrong t h i s time ?" At present, i t seams, something goes wrong every time; she has had a long rest, and the present crew have hardl y handled her before. Th* crew f e e l sure that i n these few runs they have found a l l her major weaknesses, and that by the time she reaches the r a l l i e s she i s destined to compete i n , she w i l l be going ' l i k e a bomb'. 1

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KARAKORAM EXPEDITION This summer w i l l witness the culmination of two years of industrious planning and organi s a t i o n by the Imperial College Exploration Board and members of the Expedition. The Board i s to be congratulated on not having been deterred by such world events aa the Kashmir d i a pute, which caused the Board to consider a l t e r native areas f o r the Expedition, and the Suez c r i s i s which has entailed a change i n t r a v e l l i n g arrangements. The party of s i x , under the leader-l ship of Mr. Eric Shipton, w i l l attempt the ascent of Satoro Kangri (25,400frt) Topographical and geological surveys w i l l be carried out. The party has been fortunate i n obtaining the services of Mr. Eric Shipton, whose experience and a b i l i t y w i l l be an immense asset. This expedition] i s the f i r s t majorone since members of the Collegej v i s i t e d Jan Mayer Island i n 1938. The expedition i s indebted to the Everest foundation f o r financ i a l aid and advice. , GHANA (SOLD COAST) EXPEDITION This expedition of seven people under the leadership of N. D. Jago w i l l v i s i t the Gold Coast area from J u l y to October. This party of entomologists, and botanists, v e i l study the changes occurring when mature forest i s f e l l e d , cultivated, and then allowed to return to secondary forest. This i s a matter of great importance i n tropical countries having a considerable annual r a i n f a l l . This party i s to be congratulated oi. t h i s industry and i n i t i a t i v e , which has enabled them to organise the expedition i n a f a i r l y abort time and obtain considerable f i n a n c i a l support froa outside sources. OTEBR EXPEDITIONS Minor expeditions have been oeganlMd, one of which w i l l travel to Norteara lorway, the ether to the Island of Oronaay i n the ride*.

At the l a s t Union Council Meeting i t was f i n a l l y d e f i n i t e l y decided to allow I.C.V.A. to purchase a f i s h tank to put i n place of the Trophy Cabinet i n t h e i r Lounge. This decision was preceded by a great deal of f i e r y discussion. I t was pointed out that tha mortality rate of f i s h waa very high and the question of t h * i r r i t a b i l i t y ' of f i s h towards beer was raised. Who would look after them during the Vacation? What would I.C.W.A. do with t h * tank and i t s contents i f , by any chance, they moved upstairs to t h * present email Lounge ? In answer to t h i s l a s t question, Miss Wendy Pipe said that I.C.W.A. would take i t with then and mount i t on a stand, but anyway they had not the slightest intention of moving froa t h e i r present spacious and e x t r a - l u s u i e u * abode 1 The tentative proposition that the Union Lounge should have a f i s h tank was r e jected out of hand I I V \ I t was decided that the Exploration Board Representative should investigate the facta underlying the K e i t h M i l l e r case - reported In our l e s t issue - and Council were unanimous i n condemning the attitude of t h * authorities over t h i s . Th* condemnation was f u l l y acclaimed at the Union General Meeting where i t was also announced that the Union'a support of K e i t h M i l l e r had gone f a r to convincing Mrs. Barbara Castle of the aaaadasBaas of K e i t h M i l l e r ' s case. Also discussed war* t h * coming Exploration Board expeditions and the report oa t h * L i v erpool Student Conference. The former i s reported l a t h i s issue, sad the l a t t e r l a t h * f i r s t issue * f t h * term. among the ether subjects under discussioa was the pesaseea * f s sew piano f o r tha Coaesrt B a l l ; i t *m aeeleea to buy an oprLffe* sad to h i r e a baby grass f o r special

The highlights of the President* Report . that at long l a s t , a f t e r a very belated s t a r t , the Onion had Just about moved into the Whole of t h * lew Building. Bar sales had beam a record t h i s year but there had been occasion* l a t e l y whan people have been extrcaely raft* to Ted,* surely t h i s waa not the way to treat ear Barman who has been with us f o r 30 years aad i s soon due to r e t i r e . I n recognition o f b i s services, and those of Mr. Mooney who opened the Refectory under almost Insuperable d i f f i c u l t i e s i n October, Council had agreed unanimously to elect both of them to be Honorary Members of the Onion. During the year there had been a few clashes with the Chelsea p o l i c e , such as when a Mr. Liberace v i s i t e d the Albert H a l l , and the water b a t t l e with Batters** Polytechnic outaide the Onion, amicable relations should be restored a f t e r t h * forthcoming darts match. Aa a sequel to the Student Conference l a B e r l i n t h i s year i t was hoped to hold an International Conference at I.C. sometime next year. The Chairman of the A.C.C. regretted that he had been 'scooped' by Phoenix and that a l l he could say waa v i r t u a l l y a reiteratio n of that report. After presenting a few facts and figures, be admitted that i t Bounded " something l i k e a Market Report ". I n the S.C.C. report i t was stated that the proposed Psychical Society had f a i l e d to get i t s constitution r a t i f i e d , and also that change* were being mad* i n the S.C.C. constitution that would concern a l l future proposed Societies. A survey of the major a c t i v i t i e s of the Social Clubs was then made, and, taken a l l i n a l l , he f e l t that everyone had had a scat successful year. Other items of interest were that tha television aet waa to be removed to the small lounge on the 3rd. Floor of the Onion - i n response to popular request. Attempt* to have t h * set removed either to tb* sain lounge, or altogether, f a i l e d to obtain any support. The meeting then elected, by acclamation, three •Herbs' - Dave G r i f f i n , Dal Thomas and Brian Wallace. The results of the Council and Xatertaimnents Committee elections vera announced l a t e r .

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WCKEH UT THE Wffit Sir, W a l l * thanking t h s gentleman viae cssmfdeaea t h s , "Woman I n the Bar* oause, I asMM l i k e t o p o i n t oat that rn.it o f ma h t m ao desire t o intrude on t h i s so p a l l e d a a l e stronghold, e s p e c i a l l y i f Masses •ITsrtai' sad S e l l e r * i n t h e i r oops a r c a f a i r example o f what we ahss&d f i n d there.. 5HT

The University of London Lodgings Bureau are now opening t h e i r next terrrfs application l i s t i n June. Each year, they say, the positior becomes worse and worse. In our experience, the Lodgings Bureau i s not very much help i n finding digs within a mile radius of the c o l lege. Undoubtedly i t i s advantageous to l i v e near the college: besides the obvious brnefit of having no transport fares, less time wasted and I P S S f r u s t r a t i o n incurred, there are the additional benefits which may be obtained from a f u l l e r s o c i a l l i f e - even eating at the Union i n the evening affects one's whole outlook (no r e f l e c t i o n on Mooney). P r a c t i c a l l y a l l digs near I.e. are of the "room with no meals" type. Most people coming to I.C. f i r s t take up t h e i r abode at a " p a r t i a l board" establishment, and are placed by the Bureau even as f a r a f i e l d as Ealing or Hounslow. A number of these move nearer l a t e r i n the year, and come to prefer having just a room with no meals. I t i s s i g n i f i c a n t that those who do so seldom change beck to p a r t i a l board. The remark i n the FELIX lodgings Survey that 'the tyranny of Ealing landladies i s ruining I.C." may have a grain of truth running through i t s facetious surface. The real Solution i s , of course, aaple hostel accommodation. As t h i s does not seem to be forthcoming u n t i l the far, f a r distant future, i t i s well worth paying the extr* to take up residence i n South Kensington - i t i s not very d i f f i c u l t to find a suitable room i f one i s prepared to take a l i t t l e trouble - and besides having added social ^vantages, the more serious side of college Life (which i s a l l too imminent at present) i s -jade easier by having the necessary l i b r a r i e s and laboratories oust down the road. In t h i s , the f i n a l and Jubilee issue t h i s term, we reveal the i d e n t i t i e s of our regular nonta-d e-plume): Our regular Nelson (so-called because of the telescope he operates i n the FELIX room overlooking Q.A.) i s none other than red-bearded, Mephistoptiilian D i d Saunders, now notorious as last issue's S l i t o r - which, incidentally, was the best issue yours t r u l y has seen f o r a long time. The Nelson of issue 106 well-deserves his name now that I've blacked his eye f o r organising the p r o f i l e on page 7 - of which, by the way, not a word i s true - and should know better because he i s our previous Editor, John Bramley. He has also masqueraded under the pseudonym of Daedalus f o r the past three issues. Last week's Nelson i s happier with an Indian ink pen than with a typewriter, and despite repeated attenps to frustrate h i s efforts, Pat Billinghflm manages to s l i p a cartoon or something into FELIX each Issue - usually "something". FELIX i s no one man's paper, and i s published by a team - the Ed i o r i a l Board who i s led by the Sditor. The Editor i s remmnsible to a Board of Directors who are the Student Officers(sea Blue Book), but these l a t t e r interfere as l i t t l e as possible with the x\oming of the paper. Let us hope i t remains so. FELIX mas always been the t a t Who Walked by Himself" and has -rovided a platform f o r independent -nvsarn* - no mere Unioncontrolled paper as at other colleges. I t has had a firm basis f o r doing t h i s by being financ i a l l y independent. I t i s becoming very d i f f i c u l t to maintain t h i s t h i s position, since ve mske a t o t a l p r o f i t of 8/- on a complete sell-out of 1200 eopies - and tmta has to pay f o r pepmr. ink, pencils etc. So, i f yam man* year cat t e keep em walking by himself, i t l a eamemtlal that eeoh person buys hjj, 2S2L copy.

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Of course we appreciate tha t soys must have somewhere i n p r i v a t e i n whioh _they oan persuade each other loudly and at length that they are s t i l l masters of oreatiom. I only wish they would confine themselves there u n t i l they have regained t h e i r s a n i t y . Apparently i n the l a s t stages of i n e b r i a t i o n they are not a f i t sight oven f o r each other and have t o crawl away out i n t o tha quad., thus p r o v i d i n g a p u b l i c spectacle too d i s gusting f o r words. As you so r i g h t l y say Mr. C a r t e r protect us from t h i s p a t h e t i c s i g h t .

Dear S i r , I f e e l i t i s about t i n e that the true nature of the " F a i r Sex* was revealed. For too long now, women have been deluding themselves (and the males of the human speoies have been encouraging them) i n t o t h i n k i n g they are the most b e a u t i f u l creatures on earth. For t h i s , i f i t were true, would be t r u l y remarkable, since i s i t not a general r u l e i n the animal kingdom that i s i s the male of a species which has the more a t t r a c t i v e appearance and the more b e a u t i f u l colouring? One only needs t o look a t the ducks i n the park to r e a l i s e t h i s , and i s i t not the b u l l elephant that has the l a r g e r and more b e a u t i f u l tusks, the male robin whioh has the flaming red torso, and the l i o n whioh I has a mane t o enhance h i s noble appearanoe? I t i s my b e l i e f 3 i r , that the human species i s not an exception t o t h i s general r u l e , women are not the most a t t r a c t i v e creatures on earth;- the men are* However, i t i s probably not f o r us to s p o i l the i l l u s i o n s of these poor unfortunate woman. A f t e r a l l we can afford t o l e t them have t h i s small pleasure. I t i s w i t h the knowledge that I belong to that band of i r r e s i s t a b l e beings of the male persuasion that I sign myself, F. Psacook.

Tours s i n c e r e l y , I r i s Dickenson Footnote: Why i s the hatch i n t o the Lounge not open at a l l times whan the bar i s Open? Anyone buying a d r i n k f o r h i s l a d y f r i e n d would thus be saved the agony of g e t t i n g through heavy double swing doors w i t h both hands f u l l o f l i q u i d refreshment.

My o a r t i : ^ remarks are made on oage 7, but let me add also, tnat i f my successor has a Board composed of .<*uch oeople as named below , he w i l l li.deed br lucky; I thank them and a l l the multitude of w i l l i n g helpers too numerous to mention who nave come i n every alternate Sunday. Also thank you to everyone who has contributed to the precedir^ Issues - a l l a r t i c l e s are very welcome indeed, even though we nay not have room to publish some of them. Sub-Editor

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Dear S i r , In issue 106 you stated that Nelson's Column had been penned by a new Kelson and that l a s u s 107 would S M a r e v e r s i o n t o the o r i g i n a l w r i t e r . I suggest that t h i s was not c a r r i e d out. TMO l a s t three issue* shew three d i s t i n c t s t y l e s under ths ens Son de Plums. 106 i s sharp, v i t r i o l i c and t o the point; 105 (at preo) waffles round and beooates r a t h e r long winded but he gets there i n the end; 107 i s very leag winded, hardly v i t r i o l i c , and r a t h e r j u v e n i l e i n h i s w i t and I a l s o suspect that he i s using h i s space f o r private digs at personal aouaintanoes, whioh the w r i t e r of such a ooloan should b. above. May I muraiaeeiwl tha t 106 he given the job permanently, 105 (*t preo) be thanks* sad r e t i r e d graewfully t o stud and that 107 (not et aao. I t r u s t ) be sacked Ignoaunioasiy. Slnosrely. •**• M.T. slaaaok

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Tha v i s i t o f the Queen Mother t o the O o l lege on Tuesday produced one o f the most important events that have ever taken plane i n the h i s t o r y of I.C. This was the h i g h l i g h t of the c e l e b r a t i o n o f the Granting o f o r i g i n a l Royal Charter i n June 1907. A f t e r a r r i v i n g at the North Entrance t o the Union at 3 p.m., she made her way i n t o the Concert H a l l i n whioh were assembled representatives o f the Governing Body, L o c a l Government O f f i c i a l s , S t a f f , and about 70 members o f tha student body o f I.C. A solemn procession o f d i g n i t a r i e s down the H a l l , to the s t r a i n s of s o f t musio played by the Royal A r t i l l e r y SILWOOD SUCCESSES. The f l o r a l decoration of the Union and the Roderic H i l l Building was carried out by the chief Gardener of Silwood. The preparation of plants for t h i s occasion began l a s t October. The work was accomplished i n fine style and with great success and we extend to him and his band of stalwart helpers a very great thank you.

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PHOTO BT OOUHTEST OP PLANET NEWS Orchestra, was l e d by the Student B e d e l l , P. L. Lovine, followed by the Student Presidents, Dean* of the Oollege and other high o f f i o i a l a . F i n a l l y came the Rector, Lord Falmouth and the Queen Mother aa Chancellor of the university. Lord Falmouth, i n h i s speech of welcome, spoke of the aloes l i n k s between the College and the Royal Family throughout the whole h i s t o r y o f the C o l l e g e , beginning w i t h Prlnoe A l b e r t , President of the Board of Governors of the Royal College of Chemistry. The Cons o r t was instrumental In devoting the s i t e o f the E x h i b i t i o n of 1851 t o the furtherance o f A r t , Science and Architecture. The Royal Patronage continued w i t h the granting of the Royal Charter i n 1907 by King Edward V H . Since then the r e i g n i n g Sovereign had always shown deep i n t e r e s t i n the a f f a i r s of the College. I t was, Lord Falmouth s a i d , a great p r i v i l e g e and honour that Her Majesty the Queen Mother had g r a c i o u s l y consented t o declare open the Roderio H i l l B u i l d i n g , and t o u n v e i l an i n s c r i p t i o n t o S i r Roderio. In her r e p l y , Her Majesty spoke of her own contacts with tha College over a p e r i o d °f many y e a r s , and the great pleasure she had I n p a r t i c i p a t i n g i n these J u b i l e e c e l ebrations. She r e i t e r a t e d the closeness o f the l i n k s of the College w i t h the Royal Fami l y , and emphasised the present day need f o r Centres of Learning devoted t o the Teohnolo g i o a l Soienoea. F i n a l l y she declared the new b u i l d i n g open. In h i s r e p l y , the Rector, i n a somewhat l i g h t e r v e i n , mentioned that the two Sciences o f Chemical Engineering and Aeronautics were i n the f o r e f r o n t of modern developaenta. Without them the Country would f i n d i t d i f f i c u l t t o h o l d i t a oan i n the World i n tha rears t o acts*.

The platform party then l e f t the Concert HeJJ and moved downstairs i n t o the B e i t Garden and walked across the Garden and Frinee Consort Road between l i n e s of Marshals. DECORATIVE PLAQUE IN RODERIC HILt BUILDING. The fine t i l e d panel i n the entrance h a l l to the building i s the design of Prof. Baker of the Royal College of A r t , and was m» jufactured by Copeland's Spode Works i n fine Bone China. The work presented much technical d i f f i c u l t y as i t was the f i r s t tiae that a work of this type had been attempted. The Col lege Shield i s i n f u l l heraldic colours aad the g i l t i s i n 24 carat gold


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We hare received the following l e t t e r : Lest Issue of FELIX discussed on i t s f r o n t page "the most sensational and Mysterious events St I.C. f o r some years". Since the d e t a i l s of my ease have been made public and have now been p a r t i a l l y settled i n so f a r as I am now allowed to take part i n the expedition, I think i t only f a i r that I should clear up several misunderstandings and also say a public thank you _ i h FELIX to those who helped me i n the week previous to the case being discussed i n Parliament. I was informed that approval f o r the Expedid i t i o n to enter Pakistan was known i n London at the end of February. Was i t coincidence that we informed the Foreign O f f i c e , when they a asked us, what was the l a s t possible date we must know of Pakistan approval, not l a t e r than A p r i l 24th. and on that date the Exploration Board were informed that a l l could go except myself? Was t h i s because l i t t l e time would be l e f t for us to create a fuss? Staff members of the Board met and t r i e d to move heaven and earth at the Foreign O f f i c e , but of no a v a i l and I am not surprised since received the same treatment myself as did Barbara Castle with Lord Home, To those members of the Board who t r i e d , i n p a r t i c u l a r Prof, Read and Asst. Prof, Stevenson I have already given my sincere thanks. On Sunday 28th. A p r i l I returned home from a trainin g Expedition and Pip Pairhurst had the unpleasant job of t e l l i n g me the bad news and i t appeared to be an irrevocable decision, but since a three year dream could not be broken by communications of which I new nothing I immediately travelled to London. The Pakistan High Commissioner, His Excellency Mohammad Ikramul lah proved to be sincere and l p f u l but regretted that he could do nothing at a l l . The trouble obviously lay i n the Foreign Office but I alone could do nothing at a l l there so I contacted my M.P. but not before I was informed, as were many of my friends, that any e f f o r t on my part would probably prejudice the Expedition. Who had told the Board t h i s strange story? Was i t , as one newspaper put i t , "Security gone mad"? At the Board meeting two members of the expedition were told the facts, and I believe they also were asked to keep i t quiet so that the expedition should not suffer - t h i s was j u s t i f i a b l e since the expedition comes f i r s t and l a s t - but i t l e f t me almost f i g h t i n g alone except for the immediate i n s p i r i n g support I received from Geoff Bratt andâ&#x20AC;˘Peter Brazier. Then came the news that the expedition was 'on' under any circumstances, so Chris G ravine was informed and I saw the Rector. The rest you a l l know, the Onion r a l l i e d around under the leadership of the President, and i n two days they worked wonders. I w i l l always be indebted to K i t c h , Prank I r v i n g , Prof. Saunders, Dean of Guilds, Ken Weale, Mrs. Robb, a l l of whom either gave or promised help. Their e f f o r t s were successful. Kov general comments. 1. I t i s my b e l i e f that government security agents have access to reports on the a c t i v i t i e s of a l l students at I.C. and i t Is therefore not advisable to say "Dear old Adolf" or "Joe for King". 2. I s t i l l do not know the reason for the ban which would have stopped any Himalaya trek but not an Alpine on*. J . Joke: Pete Brazier, the reserve, had h i s innoculations i n case my plea f a i l e d . He sank into unconsciousnsss and when he awoke i n great agon; heard that I had, a f t e r a l l , won the day. Peter's l e t t e r of congratulations was one I s h a l l keep f o r ever under my f i l e of "Friends". 4. F i n a l l y , to a l l tho** who helped, be they students. Member* of Parliament, Members of the aoveming Body and s t a f f , I say a very sincere you", Keith J . M i l l e r

LATE K m . 3.30a.m. Wednesday May 29th. an organises attempt, which proved very smassma f u l , was mad* to paint a s*br* cros lag wnssl) Prince Consort Road, t n i s was coaol*t* men ÂŤs the red balloaaa soxwtag as beacons. May the perpetrator* he for seas issmw) i i i f l . T h * sea l a alma ware noticeable ay t a s t a ahsmac*.

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Her Majesty stopped t o speak t o s e v e r a l o f the Marshals. A f t e r crossing ths road the Chancellor u n v e i l e d the memorial plaque t o S i r Hoderio H i l l on the f e s t fsoe o f tha porch. Inside the b u i l d i n g one o f the f i r s t tilings seen was the decorative t i l e d panel i n the entrance h a l l , an aooount of whioh i s given elsewhere i n t h i s issue. The Royal Party then moved on t o so* a s p e c i a l d i s p l a y o f experiments staged by the Chemioal Engine e r i n g Department. These included a spect a c u l a r d i s p l a y o f glass-blowing by the Departmental glass-blower. Two i n t e r e s t i n g e x h i b i t s had the appearanoe of Christmas

one, o a l l e d a pyrodendron, spurted a t many p o i n t s , and ths other, illuminated by u l t r a - v i o l e t l i g h t , showed the v a r i e d paths of f l u i d streams when passing through nox a l e s . Moving on, the Party saw a model of a b l a s t furnace; an experiment i l l u s t r a t i n g the X-ray d i f f r a c t i o n o f oeramios, and the new Chemical Engineering L i b r a r y . They then moved on Into the Aeronautical Engineering Department where t h i r d year students were featured having a " t u t o r i a l " w i t h Mr. Praonâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; k s l . Her Majesty asked one student when him exams were, and remarked that a l l student* looked happy and keen. The c a t h e d r a l - l i k e basement was than v i s i t e d , wher example* o f the t e s t i n g of a i r c r a f t structures ware on â&#x20AC;˘bow, together w i t h a new Maoh 2 wind tunnel containing a p a r t i c u l a r l y large s e c t i o n . Passing through the largo aluminium f o l d l a g doors i n t o the courtyard at the Wsat o f tha b u i l d i n g , the Qoaaa Mother than want on t o inspect the t h r o * aaaoots. Her Majasty shook hands w i t h , and spoke Xo\ acme aaawtera o f the orewa. She asked each arew "Does i t A* ah* l o f t the oourtyard, the maago oota followed her up the ramp to P r l n o * Cons o r t l o a d t o prove that they d i d . Cm her return t o the Onion f o r t e a . Her majesty spok* to s e v e r a l students. The Queen Mother eventually l e f t the College at about 5.15 PÂŤm. During the afternoon the oloaod-cLrcuit t e l e v i s i o n , w i t h Mr. smDsmall ir n t a t l a g , rnmstioned competently and waa w a l l received a t the various points.


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So we have elected s i x new Council 'Heps' and an Entertainments Committee. A significan t statement. "We" being 15)6 of the Onion membership; "elected" i s perhaps the wrong word. Most of those present d i d not know a l l the candidates Of course, these were asked to show themselves to the asaemby, but a student's appearance i s no guide to whether he i s f i t t s d f o r a p a r t i c u l a r job. I t seems that a 'postal' ballot and soma tastefu l electioneering by the candidates and t h e i r backers might produce a more effective and representative Council and Entertainments Committee. The present system, however, i s bound to elect the few very good leaders who would also be elected by any other method. But i t i s the other 5>£ of the Council or Committee that must be queried. At present these tend to be elected by virtu e of the fact that t h e i r names are known because of t h e i r footb a l l i n g or rowing records. I f a Onion Government i s elected by a minority, i t i s not i n a very strong position to negotiate with other bodies - whatever i t may i t s e l f think.

Our worthy 8.C.C. Chairman and h i s friends are noted f o r t h e i r oratory and charm. They are also noted f o r t h e i r dubious judgement. I n h i s Annual Report, Mr. A l l e n t e l l s the Onion that ths Conservative Society had not sent i n a r e port to the S.C.C. and that perhaps t h i s was due to t h e i r having been overcome by ths effects of Cyprus, f o r t h Lewishea aad Sues. Of course i t may be ridiculous to take umbrage at t h i s amusing l i t t l e remark, and Mr. Pretty m i l l have been wise to ignore i t . Mr. A l l e n , however, should be careful what he says. The College M.I.5. agent (disguised as a well-known sporting type) was seen to note h i s words with glee. Should Mr. A l l e n want one day to entsr Pakistan he nay well find h i s entry barredI

The radio set i n the Onion Lounge stands as a t e l l i n g monument to the behaviour of those who Dretend to set an example to the rest of the College as to bow to behave I n the New Building. We have had no public apology from those concerned, and one wonders how Mr. Kitchener, as a Rugby Club man, could have the nerve to admonish the few members who have occasionally l e f t a raincoat i n the Lounge. At the next years A.G.M. the President of the Christmas Islanders may r i s e to del i v e r the following speech: " I am f r i g h t f u l l y sorry, you chaps, that after our Annual Coffee Party t h i s year, we went to Harlington with a two-man saw and cut down a l l the rugby posts. Tou r e a l l y must forgive ue"(chuckles)" but we were under the effects of our mescalin taking!"

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I have heard i n the past many disparaging reamarks about meals passed by those e a t i n g r e g u l a r l y i n the r e f e o t o r y a t Silwood Park. On the other hand, those who have attended Touchstone Weekends have p r a i s e d the food there. However, during the l a s t three and a h a l f weeks, I have been l i v i n g at the F i e l d S t a t i o n and have studied the r e f e c t o r y c a r e f u l l y . F i r s t l y I s h a l l tabulate some f a c t s and observations: 1. "Charges f o r meetings

I f t h i s p r o f i l e i e rather diajoiated, i t i a because our esteemed Editor keeps coming into the F e l i x room to see how the make-up i s getting on. After the last R.C.S. Carnival - at about two i n the morning - peculiar moaning noises were heard to be issuing from a Hostel bathroom. Dave comes from Cardiff and i s at present f i n i s h i n g the Chemistry Course after four very active years. His outside interests include The source of these groans proved to be stark naked apart from h i s F e l i x t i e and was slumped taking several roles i n I.C. Drama t i c Society productions; rowing (Vice-Captain of R.C.S.Boats and member of t h i s year's Horphy Crew); thyroid-deep i n a lukewarm soapy solution, when after considerable fumbling he was dressed by,. serious music, and, as a member of I.C. Choir, strangely enough, himself shivering i n a high-pitched voice, he allowed himself to be led singing bass. Of course, apart from these a c t i v i t i e s , he took on the job of sales manager of F e l i x at the beginning of t h i s Session, taking over the Editorship i n January. He may: r e t i r e to Les Allen's room from which advantageous p o s i t i o n he proopded to f l i n g coffee over his Art Editor's trousers. Before dropping into a coma, Dave remarked: " I t w i l l be a l r i g h t i n the morning ? " - hence the origination of the term "to Gryff" - to make a general nuisance of himself.......for two year's holiday i n the R.A.F. at the end of t h i s term? His ' l i k e s ' , he says, are "the usual things, anything edible, bed, people i n general and El^ep to get away from i t a l l . " His d i s l i k e s are: "aherry(too much) cliques and people who make others f ^ e l small." We think that he has been a j o l l y good Editor and we wish him the best of luck i n the future. THE

EDITORS FAREWELL.

Alas! 0 readers, I bid adieu, This i s the l a s t I w r i t e f o r you, The t i m e has come t o s a y goodbye W i t h w i s h e s b e s t t o you f o r a y e . Two t e r m s I have t h e E d i t o r b e e n , W i t h what r e s u l t ' c a n now be s e e n , I've done ray b e s t , f o r good o r i l l , But you inust j u d g e me i f y o u w i l l . To ray s u c c e s s o r l e t me w i s h The b e s t w i s h i n o u r F E L I X d i s h , T h a t he may s e r v e t o r a i s e up h i g h The f l a g o f t r u t h we a l w a y s f l y . And so t o e n d , t o r e a d e r s a l l , Best wishes f o r the J u b i l e e B a l l , And f o r exams, t h e b e s t o f l u c k T h a t you may a l w a y s p a s s t h e b u c k . The E d i t o r makes no a p o l o g i e s f o r t h i s v e r s e a s he i s n o t t h e F E L I X p o e t who i s r e s p o n s i b l e f o r i t s G e n e s i s and o n l y p r i n t s i t so t h a t he c a n save h i m s e l f some h a r d w o r k .

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2. Typioal meals during three weeks : a) Breakfast ( i ) 5" dessert p l a t e of c e r e a l (almost i n v a r i a b l y com f l a k e s ) ( i i ) One rasher of bacon w i t h a tablespoonful of baked beans or two b o i l e d eggs. (Occasional v a r i a t i o n : a b o i l e d kipper; two sausages and beans, or two sardines on t o a s t ) . ( i i i ) urn tea, toast (grudgingly given), marmalade. b) Lunch ( i ) Soup - 5 l a d l e f u l . ( i i ) Roast beef or lamb ( u s u a l l y w e l l cooked), mashed potatoes and one other vegetable ( u s u a l l y cabbage, o c c a s i o n a l l y leaks or peas). ( i i i ) Dessert - about 2d. worth of ice-cream and one wafer, or a small p o r t i o n of f r u i t and custard or meringue. o) Supper ( t ) 2 small sausages and mashed potatoes, c r 2 poached eggs on t o a s t , or 2 sausages (small) chips and h a l f a tomato. ( i i ) Dessert - an apple or an orange or a piece of cake, or sweet as at lunch, or cheap chaddar cheese and two b i s c u i t s , NO tea. 3. The meal times are often inconvenient and the eaters are made to hurry by the Manager who has been seen t o put the r e f e c t o r y clock back before a meal - perhaps i t was not ready - and then put i t forward again during the meal. At weekends students are expected to wash up t h e i r own crockery.

4. A waitress service i s especially l a i d on for Touchstone Weekends but the normal resident has even to do his own washing up on Saturdays and Sundays. The standard of food varies considerabl y from good food f o r Touchstone, reasonable food f o r engineering f i e l d courses to a mere subsistence f o r residents. The main bulk of the food for the l a t t e r i a provided by bread and jam. 5. The Refectory Committee i s composed of the following:Hr. Savage - i n charge of Silwood Park - who never eats i n the Refectory. Two members of s t a f f , one who goes home f o r lunch and one who comes i n rarely to find a temporary marked improvement. Two student members, one who has never been seen i n the Refectory, and the President of S i l wood Park Committee.

The sun i s s h i n i n g , the windows are clean and on t h i s oocasion of a second v i s i t from our Royal V i s i t o r , Nelson i s fed up w i t h being nasty and n i g g l i n g . To - h e l l w i t h the t r a d i t i o n of the j o b , the column i s going to be NICE. Three cheers f o r the landscape gardeners who have shown t h a t a job oan be done on time w i t h impeccable workmanship. Even those who r e g r e t t e d the passing of the t e n n i s oourts are impressed. Congratulations to J e n n i f e r Heywood on her e l e c t i o n as Queen of dis-May long may the Icwamazons t h r i v e under her leadership. To a i d her i n the more important a i d e of her work, I have a wide mouthed k e t t l e , tawo canvas buckets and a disâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;used o i l drum which may w e l l be u s e f u l . And three cheers f o r the f a c t that the dreaded Wendy Pipe has been l a i d low but, no - l e t s be n i c e . One cheer f o r Wendy P i p e . Since the I.C.W.A. common room i s to have i t s f i s h - t a n k , one begins to see the idea behind those who wish to form a Sub-Aqua Club. Is there no length to which the v i r i l e I.C. male w i l l not go i n i t s hunt f o r the quarry ? Anyway, three cheers. A s p e c i a l cheer f o r a l l the l a d i e s who remove the t r a c e s of'sport'from our surroundings i n tha mornings a f t e r . Long may they continue to sweep d e f t l y around the " i n c a p a b l e s " , r e s t o r i n g order to what seems, i n the moring at any r a t e , to be a r a t h e r s q u a l i d chaos. 1

A very b i g hurray f o r tha E n t e r t a i n ments committee. As t h e i r year comes to a c l o s e , the column ie t h a n k f u l f o r those who spend a considerable amount of time and energy on a job with l i t t l e kudos. Their 'piece de r e s i s t a n c e ' , the J u b i l e e B a l l , i s t y p i o a l of the large scale of t h e i r enterprises. And tha loudest cheer i n t h i s case i s a helping hand f o r Richard Garnett and o . . c

Being forced to a n i g g l e by "the boss" the column f i n d s i t s e l f having to say 'hurray'for those who came back from the Touchstone week-end by coach. App tiy a l o t of those who went came back by other means and wasted the coach - I suppose we s h a l l have to have'a l i t t l e 'boo' f o r them. a r e n

As a l a s t g l o r i o u s , generous gesture, Hurray f o r the readers of F e l i x , f o r the E d i t o r and tha iJomeetlc Bursar.

I would l i k e to add to these facts some suggestions and comments: 1. In the opinion of the majority of refectory users, the present manager baa never been satisfactory. He has now resigned and should have been asked to do so long ago. I suggest that at tha moment th* Refectory is grossly overstaffed, and I further think teat two cooks, instead of three, with an Assistant and no Refectory Manager would be sufficient. Also, i f these could be recruited from one of the colleges of domestic science, then sot only would their wage* be less aa a result of both being Inexperienced and also female they could live in the hostel, or th* vacated flat of tb* present manager - and would be i a contact of the consumers. Perhaps they would also be allowed to uae Onion facilities. 2. It appear* ridiculous that th* majority of the members of the Refectory Committee do not as* the Refectory. I would suggest that at least three of the five ba elected from the ooneuasrs. Qantinued i n time next oolnan.

FELIX SUBSCRIPTION 7/6 per year. I wish t o subscribe to FELIX f o r one year. Heme Address WTEWFOIBT .... continued. 3. Silwood Park grows a large quantity of vegetables, surely a l i t t l e co-operation between the cooks and Head Gardener would give a cheeper source of food. 4. In the past, the Refectory Coaaittee, or at least soma member* of i t , have tried to change things. One gate the impression that red tape and inefficiency In tb* collage aoalaletzetlon rather t i * * their hands. Leo

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BOAT DNHJKRSITI OF LONDON ALLOM CUP REGATTA Imperial Collage Boat Club a l l But swept tha hoard at Chiswiok on Saturday In tho U.L.U. Regatta, 1,0. won four of the events out of tha f i r e f o r whioh our orems wore entered. The r e s u l t s below show tho extant of tho I.C. Tiotorjr. Won by I*C. l a t .

A l l o a Cup;

Till. The team has had a f a i r l y successf u l year, coming t h i r d i n the U.L.. water polo league, and t h i r d im the swimming ohampoinship. Harford, Loveman, and C l a r k have swum f o r the U n i v e r s i t y f i r s t team, and Robinson and C c r r i g a n f o r the second team.

Roderick H i l l Memorial Trophy: Wen by I.C. 2nd. V I I I . C l i n k e r Eights P o t t e r Cup f o r single sculls:

Won by 1.0. 3rd. V I I I . Won by M a r t i n Gaylard Imperial College.

The heats o f t h s U.L. swimming championships were held Chelsea Baths on F r i d a y 24th. May and a l l ths I.C. men entered, went through t o the f i n a l s . On our showing i n the heats, i t looked as i f we would corns second t o King's, though w i t h a l i t t l e luok we might beat them. In the f i n a l s on Saturday, however, we d i d not l i v e up t o t h i s premiss (too much beer?), and were reduced from seoond t o t h i r d place by Battersea i n the f i n a l event. Roger Harford i s t o be congratulated on breaking the championship Backstroke r e c o r d i n 66.} sees.

A l l crews rowed w e l l and the l s t . eight were p a r t i c u l a r l y i n p r e s s i v e being able t o win t h e i r races by c l e a r margins. The second eight showed that they have pace, and had some good r a c i n g . The t h i r d s i g h t seamed t o be l o s i n g t h e i r f i n a l but p u l l e d up t o win by two lengths margin. M a r t i n Gaylard had l i t t l e d i f f i c u l t y i n r e t a i n i n g the trophy which he won l a s t year. These r e s u l t s are encouraging and we hops the upper Bights w i l l be i n s i m i l a r winning form i n the u p - r i v e r regattas t o ooma.

Results: 100 yds. Backstroke The l s t . Eleven continues to improve, winning three out of the l a s t four matches. Against Royal Vets, I.C. t o t a l l e d 117, while Royal Vets were shot out f o r 37 due mainly t o tho bowling o f B h a t t i (7-18). Against T r i n i t y H a l l , I.C. were a l l out f o r 79 on a nasty wioket and. T r i n i t y H a l l were 54-5 when the weather put on end t o ths prospect of a olose f i n i s h . On the f o l l o w i n g Wednesday, Goldsmith were dismissed f o r 74 and I.C. passed t h e i r t o t a l w i t h f o u r wickets to f a l l . due, mainly t o a good knock by K i t o h (34 n.o.) Oh Saturday, R.N. College, Greenwich r a t t l e d up 182-4 i n about two hours, but I.C. were hot t o be outdone and knocked o f f the runs i n j u s t under 2 hours f o r f i v e wickets. The main contributors were Kapur (63), Hearn (50) - p l a y i n g f o r the side f o r the f i r s t Urns this season and showing more than usual r e s t r a i n t , due we are t o l d t o a shoulder disability - and B h a t t i (31). The f i e l d i n g has l e f t muoh t o be desired but the dropped catch k i t t y has gained as a r e s u l t . The heavy s o c i a l programme especially on Friday's prior t o Saturday matches has had considerable e f f e c t upon the mobility of ths sids in the f i e l d . Results: I.C. 117 ('Eapur 28 B h a t t i 26) Boyal Vets 37 ( B h a t t i 7-18) I.C. 79 (Murdsn 26) Trinity Hall 54-4 (Bhatti Goldsmith's 74 I.C.

3-39)

(Mettle 4-17. Dytham 3-30) (Eitohenmr 34

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n.o.)

R.H.C. Greenwich 182-4 doe. (Kapur 67, Beam 50, I.C. 183-5 Bhatti 31) The 2nd. Eleven after drawing their f i r s t five matches, beat Goldsmith!s by 20 runs and on Saturday, Baling Dean by 8 wiokets. Ths Sunday Eleven goes from strength to strength, although recently operated on for a splinter in his right hand, Dr. KÂť Wools has shows his usual form. R. Dytham loudly iroalalma his potential as a batsmen amd oonseenently was presetted to open in a reosnt match. The lunohtims soars of 178-1 (Dythem 0 (out), Oggi 78, Gnome 89) did nothing to advance his elustariasp. I

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Support f o r the club has revived considerably i m the l a s t few matohes. On the evening c f Wed. 15th. of May, we l e f t the Union crammed i n t o two oars heading f o r Parliament H i l l F i e l d s . Back Hick's T a x i got o f f t o an e a r l y s t a r t and won e a s i l y . Tony Smith's J a l o p y , i n f a s t p e r s u i t , was delayed at Lancaster Gate when, due to the proximity of the brake and accelerator pedals, we h i t the r e a r o f a shooting-brake. However, tho occupants clambered out, separated the ears, and with l o u d cheering we ware on our way again. Jockeying w i t h other v e h i c l e s f o r p o s i t i o n i n the centre o f the road we hardly noticed a polioeman who had tojump f o r h i s l i f e onto the pavement. Royal Vet' a C o l l . and Northern P o l y technic were very weak and we won e a s i l y . Apart from N. Poly's i n d i v i d u a l winner i n ths s p r i n t s we took l s t . place i n every event. In the match against St. Mary's Training College, the f o l l o w i n g Saturday, we had good opposition and were narrowly beaten,. The f i n a l r e s u l t (65-73) was undecided u n t i l ths l a s t event (the r e l a y ) was run. Two recent matches were cancelled because out* opponents were unable to r a l s s teams. There are only two more matches t o be played before ear successful season closes but i t i s hoped that a l l athletes w i l l s t i l l compete and we wish everyone good luck i n t h e i r home-club f i x t u r e s , p a r t i c u l a r l y i n ths Bounty Champs, tomorrow. The A t h l e t i c Club A.O.M. w i l l be held today, F r i . May 31st. , and a l l members are urged t o attend.

R. Harford Cowan, Corrigan, Harris Clark. Harford, Robinson, L Loveman, Clark.

In a match against HamDton Sailing Club held on May 25th. at Hampton the club did well to win by 5f points taking revenge for i t s Championship r e s u l t s : defeat i n the winter. 1. Kings , 2. Batterasa, 3. I.C. The match was sailed i n 14ft. Merlinlocket class dingies, a new experience for Results of the U.L. water-polo league. most of the I.C. team. The strong and very D i v i s i o n I . l s t . team. variable winds provided some interesting P. W. D. L. For Agn. P. Pas. s a i l i n g ; crews being overpowered at times and 10 5 1 4 36 49 11 3 s h i f t i n g water. M. Collyer won the f i r s t race, although D i v i s i o n I I I 2nd. team. handicapped by having the lightest crew-weight 8 4 4 24 32 8 3 in the race. C. French and J.D. Webb used their length and weight effectively to go very D i v i s i o n V 3rd. team. fast, but were forced to r e t i r e i n attempt7 4 3 30 31 8 ing to gain second place. The second race provided even more interest The t h i r d team has one mere gams t o play, for crews and spectators a l i k e . Soon after the start one of the Hampton boats cap aired after a minor c o l l i s i o n . On the down-wind sections of the course M. Collyer successfully set a Once again the City and Guilds Motor Club spinnaker, although no-one had used than ' disturbed the peace and quiet of 311wood Park i n the f i r s t race. Other crews followed suit with the sounds of sliding tyres and bouncing with spectacular r e s u l t s - as boats only just valves with the addition this year of soggy under control hurtled up the r i v e r . I.C. f i n i curses by a l l concerned, for torrential rain shed l s t . , 4th. and 5th., the points lead accompanied the entire rally. obtained i n the f i r s t race being augumented by The rally consisted of a regularity run points another out to Silwood, driving tests in the park and I.C. Tesmx J.E. Smith - A-J. Danbury â&#x20AC;˘ high speed pub crawl round Burnhsa. . H. Collyer - 0. Clarkson The wet conditions did sot appear to damJ . Webb - C. French. pen any enthusiasm and produced hairy performances ripe and plenty. The highlight of the day was probably the Flat-outblind round the parade ground and memorable moments include the incredible performance of Jarria and his Austin Sevan, sad ths mrm^TTnws; BCS & C&G Presidents unopposed: near collection of a telegraph pole by a black Derek B u t t e r s and Dave Stevens. COUNCIL REPS: Anglia. RCS:Miss Kennedy, Kaaslsr.Caft:Chaoyiafc, D e l l . An oanswal coups ti tor was licks Saartin B3K:Plosmer, Banks. ENT3.CTTB.: Misses Stone taxi and its large crew of popsies who ate and Coccbs.Wright.Oarnctt.Streets. sandwiches through ovary test. All praise i s due to the marshals whs remained cheerful under appal ling conditions sad slso to ths competitors who could not he seduced by the warm rhsiij comforts of ths Thatched Tavern, prsfariag to blind round ths Farads Ground with not a cars for the Ministry of Fuel sad Power sad their l i t t l e coupons. The winner was Sanderson (M.S.) from ths Inter-Tarsity Clab and the first Cmlldsmsn X. Wood (Austin Seven). i

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