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I t i s w i t h great pleasure and r e l i e f t h a t I am able t o welcome the freshmen; and present students baok a f t e r the vacation t o a b u i l d i n g that i s ready t o r e c e i v e them. A l l work t h a t was planned f o r the vacation has been completed, excepting the Gymnasium whioh s u f f e r e d the setback o f seemingly i n evitable administrative procrastination. New sofas have been i n s t a l l e d i n t h e Lounge, and the excess f u r n i t u r e has been d i s t r i b uted around t h e Union b u i l d i n g . The session begins w i t h the advantage over the l a s t few years o f being more than ever s u i t a b l e f o r our a c t i v i t i e s .

Now t h a t the b u i l d i n g i s complete i t i s i t s use t h a t merits mention. The now e x t i n c t House Committee, i n a r e p o r t presented t o the Union l a s t year, put forward various recommendations f o r the conduct o f those u s i n g the b u i l d i n g . Those were adopted w i t h acclamation and a copy appeared on the Union notioe board. Some students, one hopes from ignorance r a t h e r than malice, d i d not f o l l o w the Union decisions . Uni.cn o f f i c e r s are not policeman, and do not

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wish t o appear so; the r e s p o n s i b i l i t y r e s t s on each and every Union member t o obey t h e rul.es h i s Union has made.

I t i s very important t o r e a l i s e that the Union and a l l i t s f a c i l i t i e s are not j u s t another of the amenities t h a t are provided f o r students a t Imperial College. The Union i s provided by the members f o r the members. Anyone w i t h u s e f u l suggestions o r c r i t i c i s m s should approach the appropriate student o f f i c e r either personally or i n w r i t i n g . He w i l l be f a i l i n g i n h i s duty I f the serious suggestions are not f u l l y i n v e s tigated.

The Union i s f o r the members and I urge you t o take a l l advantage o f i t and use i t .

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On J u l y 1st. four members o f Imperial C o l l e g e , Dave Baxter, P a t Pavkes, Mike Gorb and Tony Hodgson, l e f t London f o r A r c t i c Norway t o c a r r y out mountaineering e x p l o r a t i o n round Altevaten, close t o the Swedish border. Although the area had been surveyed during the war, i t s mount a i n e e r i n g p o s s i b i l i t i e s were s t i l l unknown.

W i t h i n a week the p a r t y had set up a base camp at the western end o f the l a k e , and by J u l y 11th. i t was w i t h i n s t r i k i n g distance o f the mountains. A f t e r only a few days ^ l i m b i n g and surveying i t was c l e a r from the views seen while on Kirkestund (5120ft) and Maddanipa (4900ft) that the neighbouring mountains had not much t o o f f e r t o the mountaineer; the few rook faces that were i n evidence were badly weathered. I t was decided, t h e r e f o r e , t o move base camp f u r t h e r westwards t o ju3t north of Bardu, where the country looked mare promising.

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A l e t t e r has been r e c e i v e d from Karakoram Expedition now i n the Himalayas, r e p o r t i n g t h a t a l l i a going w e l l . I n i t i a l l y the p a r t y suffered from a s e r i e s of headaches induced by the a l t i t u d e , b u t t h l a h a s not hampered t h e i r work i n surveying the Siachen G l a c i e r . In J u l y the E x p e d i t i o n was delayed seventeen days due t o shipping d i f f i c u l t i e s . To compensate f o r t h i s members o f the expedi t i o n w i l l leave l a t e r than had been planned. In f a c t , they have only one quarter o f the time needed t o make a complete survey of t h i s area. Apart from the somewhat monotonous d i e t during t h e i r stay i n Tndla everyone i s now contented.

I t i s worth mentioning that the b u l l e t i n came one hundred and s i x t y miles serosa f a i r l y d i f f i c u l t country t o the Post O f f i c e a t Skardu, which gives some i n d i c a t i o n of the vastness o f the area i n which they are working, A f u l l e r r e p o r t w i l l be appearing i n F S L H when the e x p e d i t i o n r e t u r n s .

However, the part was deprived o f the opportunity o f e x p l o r i n g t h i s r e g i o n as, on J u l y 16th. Tony Hodgson f e l l some 50ft. while a b s e i l i n g and was s e r i o u s l y i n j u r e d . 30 hours l a t e r he was admitted t o Narvik h o s p i t a l . With the number thus depleted i t was decided that f u r t h e r surveying i n the area would not be p o s s i b l e , and so a f o r t n i g h t l a t e r another base camp had been e s t a b l i s h e d near the S t o r s t e i n a f J i l l massif 25 miles from Narvik, w i t h a high camp on a g l a c i e r t o the south. A f u r t h e r disappointment was then experienced due t o the bad weather which kept the p a r t y t e n t bound f o r s e v e r a l days.

Nevertheless, during the remaining 3 weeks some good climbing was had on both rook and i c e , w i t h an adventurous c r o s s i n g of an i o e f a l l on Kuinaookka. Two probable f i r s t ascents were made; t h e Stcrtuod Ridge and an unmarked •bump" marked 1367 m, while other oliirba included Ippovarre, Kninarookka and Nikkiookka. The l a a t t v o days were spent on S t o r s t e i n s f J i l l where the three members of the party were conf i n e d t o t h e i r tio-man t e n t w h i l e a b l i s s j r d raged outside.

I t was w i t h mixed f e e l i n g s t h a t on t h e 22nd. August the party r e t r e a t e d from S t o r s t e i n a f J i l l ; diaappointmsnt i n t h a t l i t t l e had been achieved i n 6 wsfeks, but & sense o f w e l l - b e i n g a f t e r such a l o n g p e r i o d among the mountains auay from c i v i l i s a t i o n .






 

P R O F I L Who brightens up a rlni i and r a i n y day w i t h a warm smile? Who i s well-dressed? Who does not oome i n t o l e c t u r e s w i t h a growth of beard on the f a c e , varying i n length from a day t o a week? Who pours water on c e r t a i n unarmed but deserving heads? - but, who i s NOT w i l l i n g t o brew coffee a t a l l hours of day and night? Tes, you're r i g h t every time i t i s I.C.W.A. - t h a t small band of unspoiled womanhood who understands, mothers and tends a l l those l o s t sheep ( i n c l u d i n g navy b l a c k ones) who come t o them f o r s h e l t e r . I.C. W.A. are those v i r t u o u s young l a d i e s whom you oan see from time t o time, gracing the p r e c i n c t s of the College. How often have you spurned them and turned t o l e s s worthy females? When the awakening comes t o you you w i l l r e a l i s e t h a t nowhere e l s e p e r f e c t i o n l i e s except i n I.C.W.A.

John Donald Chadwick, P r e s i d e n t , Imperial College.

P a r t i c u l a r l y appropriate f o r a year i n which the average age of Onion members reaches a new low, t h i s year's President, John Chadwick, i s the youngest t o f i l l t h i s o f f i c e f o r many years. He was bom i n Bolton i n 1935 and was educated a t Boltom School.

Welcome f r e s h e r , woloome s l l . F o r once again l o u d f e e t do f a l l Upon our noble c o l l e g e f l o o r s And once again you bang the doors. Today at l a s t we do r e t u r n A f t e r t h i s our long sojourn Of Summer Vac, and journeys f a r , And v i s i t soon the f r i e n d l y bar.

'Chad' entered Guilds i n October '53. He i s now a post-graduate i n the l u b r i c a t i o n l a b o r a t o r i e s of the Mech. Eng. department. In h i s l a s t academic year he was V i c e President of G u i l d s . 'Chad', u n l i k e the l a s t three p r e s i d e n t s , i s a Boat Club man, His he stroked the F i r s t V I I I i n '56. p o p u l a r i t y , however, u n l i k e so many Union o f f i c i a l s i n the past, i s not based upon hi s sportin g prowess. Newcomers t o the College w i l l f i n d a r e a d i l y approachable and unassuming f r i e n d who has the i n t e r e s t s of the Union members a t heart.

A couple here, a small group there, Recount the t a l e s they cannot bear To leave u n t o l d another day; The s t o r i e s of t h e i r l a t e s t f r a y . Amidst t h i s crowd the f r e s h e r moves And t h i n k s a t l a s t of many l o v e s , Of Soccer, Rugger, J i v e and Squash With which he hopes t o out a dash.

As a guide to P r e s i d e n t i a l ^ o l i o y i n the coming s e s s i o n , i t i s worth n o t i n g that Chad says he f e e l s somewhat worried about the s i t u a t i o n which has a r i s e n through the self-deception of Imperial College students i n t o t h i n k i n g t h a t they and t h e i r contemporaries at t h i s mecca of technology should not take part i n any extramural a c t i v i t i e s that may be olassed as c r e a t i v e . He considers that t h i s i s a l l too apparent i n the number t h a t a c t i v e l y c o n t r i b u t e to those aspects of Union a f f a i r s which are not d i r e c t l y r e c r e a t i v e . Chad i s a man who p r a c t i c e s what he preaches.

Now of the many there w i l l be a few Who t h i n k t h a t everything i s now And se they h l s z e some f r e s h rwr waya With whioh t o f i l l t h e i r l e i s u r e days.

A Fable by D.F.

IMPERIAL COLLEGE RAIIÂťAI SOCIETT Freshers are c o r d i a l l y i n v i t e d t o the Secretary's f i r s t meeting of the year when J.M. w i l l speak

But soon,alas,they o f t e n f i n d That s l l the pleasures of the mind Can force outside the time t o l e a r n Into the hours when candles bum.

Butters.

Happening on a large wooden spanner a few weeks ago, the R.C.S. man r e a l i s e d that i t was not properly looked a f t e r and, as he was a good natured ohap he removed i t f o r safekeeping and deposited i t im the l e f t luggage o f f i c e of a London terminus. However, f i n d i n g himself i n possession of an i n c r i m i n a t i n g document, t o w i t , the t i c k e t , he decided t h a t t h i s should a l s o be looked a f t e r c a r e f u l l y , so he put i t i n a p a r c e l which he l e f t a t another London: terminus. But i n e v i t a b l y he found nimself i n the unenv i a b l e p o s i t i o n ! of having yet another t i c k e t , j u s t as dangerous as the f i r s t . Have you ever t r i e d t o get r i d of a fly-paper i n advertently grasped i n s t e a d of a l i g h t card? I doubt i t , but perhaps you get an i n k l i n g of his p a n i c He rushed w i l d l y from terminus to terminus t r y i n g t o r i d himself of the para s i t l o t i c k e t . His good nature l e f t hiir. C y n i c a l and embittered, the p a r c e l s became more and more l e t h a l . Instead of a b o t t l e of beer and a packet of c r i s p s , he used noxious chemicals and was i n the process of making a time-bomb t o end the t r i a l when he thought of the Unionv G r a t e f u l l y he t h r u s t the current t i c k e t a t the astonished R.C.S. President who. was i n complete ignorance of tlie whole a f f a i r having j u s t l e f t h i s noxious chemical laborat o r y . N a t u r a l l y t h i s good natured ohap gav* the t i c k e t with a l l haste t o Dave Stevens, who, no doubt r e a l i s i n g that charges are high these days, l e f t the Uniom h u r r i e d l y . He w i l l no doubt g i v e d e t a i l s of the hunt.

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Members of the Union should be aware of the s e c u r i t y arrangements that e x i s t i n the College. Mr. Henry ( i n t e r n a l 316 or 315) i s a most e f f i c i ent s e c u r i t y o f f i c e r t o whom any unaccountable disappearances should be reported as soon as p o s s i b l e . Lost property usu a l l y f i n d s i t s way t o h i s o f f i o e , where ha i s only too w i l l i n g t o help.

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. Per the f i r s t week of J u l y the College Dramatic Society presented "While the Sua Shines* at the C i v i c Theatre, Bedford (Town not C o l l e g e ) . The p l a y i s e s s e n t i a l l y a p e r i o d p i e c e , painted w i t h the colours of a u s t e r i t y and the a l l i e l forces during the l a s t war.

I t M " * Terry Wright as C o l b e r t , a FreePrenoh o f f i c e r , gave the best performance w i t h the r i g h t i n t e n s i t y of emotion. P ete r Morgan, as an American A i r Force Lieutenant, waltzed competently i n t o h i s part w i t h a alow drawl. Rosemary M e l v i l l e , t o quote f r om the "BEDFORD EBOOfiD". "a completely t r u e t o l i f e Kensington Vamp, f i r m l y e s t a b l i s h e d the memorable H M "you DON'T marry Ameri c a n s " , and e s t a b l i s h e d h e r s e l f as an a c t r e s s .

As f o r the r e s t of the oast, the general standard was good. Dick Saunders played Lord Harpenden, AbleSeaman R.N., w i t h occasional lapses i n t o scmevhat u n l o r d l y bearing even f o r an able-seaman. Susan Cocmbes, as Lady E l i z a b e t h , W.A.A.F., gave a convincing performance. Dave G r i f f i n b l u s t e r e d I n h i s usual manner t o quite good e f f e c t . The production was, on the whole good, but despite copious a d v e r t i s i n g the sun shone and audiences were poor. The t o u r was, however, very good experience and v e r y enjoyable. At the r i s k of being t r i t e I would conclude that the Sun Shone f o r b e t t e r and f a r worse.

"««>• **oa Aot 2, i n which three of the characters i n the piny (Peter U»s-«, nek Saunders, Terence Wright) struggle for possesion of the phone i n order to plead their loves for the leading lady.

A.J. Eycott.

CL Dear Fresher, As the s e n i o r a c t i v e member of the F e l i x Board i t behoves me t o w r i t e a few, probably d i s t a s t e f u l , words of advice on thejapaaaioa of your r e c e p t i o n i n t o our foJBF are not the only words of advrfte you w i l l r e c e i v e , aa by now you w i l l no doubt have r e a l i s e d .

F i r s t I must d i s i l l u s i o n you. I t i s u n l i k e l y that you are about t o r e c e i v e a ' u n i v e r s i t y eduoatioai'. Imperial College i s l i t t l e more than part of the u n i v e r s i t y by name alone; moat of I t s departments represent l i t t l e more than a s c i e n t i f i c and technological 'cramming school'.

In moat cases the taxpayer o r the r a t e payer i s providin g the money f o r you t o come here, because they have been t o l d

that the Country needs scientists sad technologists. You are therefore under an obligation to become well-qualified in your chosen profession. In due course quite a few of you w i l l realise that you have ohoaen the wrong profession; you will disappear from our midst without graduating. It i s . In any oase, a policy of the College to take more people Into the f i r s t year than oan be accomodated in the third year, for this reason.

Tou w i l l not learn to accept responsib i l i t y i n the lecture theatre or In the laboratory. In these two places you w i l l be spoon-fed. tou w i l l obtain no practice i n asking important decisions, and l i t t l e ohanoe of learning how to 'get on' with your fellows and to 'handle people'. Very few of you already possess these quailtiea i n adequate amount, unless you have been i n the Services. Tou must look elsewhere than your course and the seclusion of your lodgings for this part of your training.

Xes, you have earns here to work, and unless the selection system has erred, you have come to do your beet. In ay experience thine i s no truer sapias; than that what you put into a project ia a direct measure of the value eventually obtained from i t . Let us therefore consider xhat i t i a that you wish to obtain fron your stay bare. Tour ambition i s to hold down a well rcmaeratcd Job whioh oarriee responsibility for men and materials; a Job in which you are respected as an able aeabar of your profession, and one i n whioh you have the opportunity to he an individual, i f you are prepared Just to he a scientific or

technological b r a i n used and 'pushed around' by others who carry the r e s p o n s i b i l i t y and make the de cisio ns , you have no r i g h t to be a t Imperial College.

I suggest that the only way by whioh you w i l l become a man instead of a moron i s by mingling with your fellows on the s o c i a l and sporting l e v e l s . P a r t i c i p a t e i n the College s o c i a l and a t h l e t i c clubs. Have a natter with your friends over a d r i n k i n the bar. Go to Dinner-in-Hall now and again t o meet some of the more senior members of the College. Mix with people i n other departments and people i n other 'yeare'.

But, you are here t o work, t o study. S t r i k i n g a balance between work and play l a a very i n d i v i d u a l matter; one i n whioh nobody but y o u r s e l f oan deoide. Your work and play should give each other mutual assistance: both should help you i n your preparation f o r your career.

In conclusion hare i s a piece of advioe which many of ray contemporaries would appear t o dispute. In my opinion your a t t i t u d e , p a r t i c u l a r l y where examinations are concerned, should not a r i s e f r o a the i d e a of e i t h e r passing o r f a l l i n g , g e t t i n g a ' f l r c t ' or a 'second'. Tour a t t i t u d e should be one of i n t e n t i o n to do b e t t e r than your f e l l o v c . Yours s i n c e r e l y , Hubert Edsuln S-nith


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circulation:

We axe, as always, g l a d t o welcome freshmen t o the student community o f I.e., hut w i t h one or two r e s e r v a t i o n s . You have come t o a c o l l e g e w i t h i reptrtatirmj a reptxtaitiax f o r spcrtsmsgms h i p , i n i t i a t i v e and e s p r i t ds corps. The current expeditions t o Norway and the Himalayas are examples of i n i t i a t i v e by I.C. menj so was the r e c e n t l y departed s c i e n t i s t who p u t t e d a g o l f b a l l from L i n c o l n t o Marble Arch. The College r e p u t a t i o n was b u i l t up by people who gave t h e i r time and e f f o r t t o the Onion. I t was not b u i l t up by the men who went home a t 5 o'clock every n i g h t t o Putney .or E a l i n g , v i s i t i n g the Onion s o l e l y f o r ths purpose o f e a t i n g lunch i n the refectory. What we would l i k e t o see from our f r e s h a r a i s not r e a l l y very much. A l i t t l e time, a l i t t l e t r o u b l e , but above a l i a l i t t l e e n t e r p r i s e , w i l l win our welcome unreservedly. You w i l l J o i n the S o c i e t i e s you are d i r e c t l y i n t e r e s t e d i n * How about t r y i n g something you have never done before? Try H a l l Dinner, t r y the General S t u d i o s , i f only t o see what they are l i k e . You have the key t o a v a s t l y i n t e r e s t i n g and rewarding l i f e . I f you r e t i r e i n t o your own l i t t l e s h a l l , you w i l l be l e t t i n g us and y o u r s e l f dOIBe

As o l d l a g s w i l l have observed, the p r i c e of FELIX has now r i s e n t o four-pence. Thi s i s not the Government's f a u l t . The reasons are f i r s t , we expect t h i s i s s u e t o be i n an improved, r a t h e r more expensive, format; and seoond, we s h a l l be able t o r a i s e the standard of production, p a r t i c u l a r l y where photographs are concerned.

Having been unable t o r e t u r n t o College u n t i l the day before going t o press, the E d i t o r wishes t o take t h i s opportunity o f thanking John Bramley, E d i t o r Bmeritus, who oame out o f retirement t o organise and produce, a b l y supported by Miss E l i s a b e t h Kranok, the major p a r t of t h i s i s s u e .

S t a f f f o r t h i s Issues John ftrwrOoy, E l i s a b e t h Krsnck, Fred Poaoocfc, P e t e r Smith, John T a y l o r .

TO Ths 'Coming Events" D i a r y I s open t o a l l I.C. clubs who dosiro p u b l i c i t y f o r future meetings and events. Club o f f i c i a l s should send d e t a i l s t o the "Sub-Editor (Coming Events), FELIX" v i a the Onion Rack. S e c r e t a r i e s are a l s o i n v i t e d t o sub-nit some a d d i t i o n a l information concerning t h e i r events which MAY be p r i n t e d i f apace permits. Bare d e t a i l s of a l l the e n t r i e s submitted w i l l bo p r i n t e d i n any case. There i s no charge f o r t h i s s e r v i c e .

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General Studies l e c t u r e s are h e l d during the extended lunch hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The t o p i c s are of a non-technical nature, and range from r a i l w a y s t o r e l i g i o s e and music t o medicine, B i s i t u t e d s i x years ago, General Studies gives students the ohaohanoe t o hear speakers who are experts i n t h e i r p a r t i c u l a r f i e l d s . I n the past we have had v i s i t s from such eminent man as Lord Brabazon of Tara, J u l i u s Eatchen, S i r Vincent Terra on, E r i o Shipton, D U y s Powell and Barnett Freedman.

The p r o v i s i o n a l programme f o r the coming term should oontain enough t o whet a l l a p p e t i t e s . Ths f i r s t day's s e l e c t i o n (October 8th.) i s so good t h a t i t i s a pityt h a t a l l three speakers have clashed. We are honoured w i t h a v i s i t from S i r David K e i r , Master of B a l l i o l C o l l e g e , Oxford, and a member of our Governing Body. There are a l s o A.L. Bacharaoh, r e c e n t l y appointed V i s i t i n g L e c t u r e r in, E n g l i s h f o r S c i e n t i s t s , and Antony Hopkins, V i s i t i n g Lecture r i n M u s i c Mr Bacharaoh i s w e l l known as an author and e d i t o r o f books on science and music, and as a broadcaster. Antony Hopkins, i n h i s f o u r t h year as V i s i t i n g L e c t u r e r , i s known f o r h i s weekly r a d i o t a l k s .

Most f r e s h e r s , and many who are not so f r e s h , may be puzzled by refersnoss on n o t i c e boards and elsewhere t o something c a l l e d TOUCHSTONE t h a t i s b i l l e d as being h e l d a t I m p e r i a l College F i e l d S t a t i o n , Touchstone Silwood Park, Sunnlngdsle. weekends are h e l d about twice a term i n the beauties o f the B e r k s h i r e countryside. They were the b r a i n c h i l d o f the Late S i r Roderio H i l l , and were intended aa an opportunity o f the s t a f f and students o f the C o l l e g e t o meet i n informal sur-oundings. There i s a theme f o r each weekend t o whioh a guest speaker pre-eminent i n h i s p a r t i c u l a r f i e l d i s i n v i t e d . I n no circumstances are the subjects f o r d i s c u s s i o n t o be of a s c i e n t i f i c nature, and these meetings were intended from the s t a r t t o encourage the r a t i o n a l i s a t i o n of the education of member! of Imperial C o l l e g e . I n p a r t they are meant to be the complement o f General Studies Lectures, and thus t o enable students t o g a i n a wider understanding of t h a t most important f a c u l t y of the Human Mind, t h a t of c l e a r t h i n k i n g a l l i e d w i t h the a b i l i t y to express o n e s l f d e a r l y on Human Problems to other members of w»r»n~^ without d i f f i c u l t y o r embarassment.

MUSIC L a t e r on i n the term we s h a l l be able to hear E r i o Newton, who w i l l be g i v i n g a a s e r i e s o f l e c t u r e s oa " S t y l e and V i B i o n f , and J o Grlmond, Leader of the L i b e r a l P a r t y . A s e r i e s am the various r e l i g i o n s o f the Wo World i s a l s o included i n the wide s e l e c t i o n of t o p i c s . • • ' .

The M u s i c a l S o c i e t y has J u s t had a very s u c c e s s f u l session and we hope that t a l i session w i l l be even b e t t e r . A l l new performers, both v o c a l and instrumental w i l l be v e r y welcome.

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ROYAL The Onion has r e c e n t l y been given by the College a copy of the Lawrence Jossot mezzotint of Innigoni's P o r t r a i t of H.M. the Queen. "The Times" commi s s i o n e d Kr. Josset t o produce a l i m i t e d e d i t i o n of the sork by the mezzotint process, once popular i n the nineteenth century f o r reproducing works of a r t . We are fortunate i n having t h i s copy, which has now been hung i n the reading room.

The c h o i r under Dr. E r i o Brown w i l l be t a c k l i n g Bach's Mass i n B Minor and the f i r s t r e h e a r s a l f o r t h i s and a l s o f o r the music fox Commemoration Day, a t which the c h o i r w i l l s i n g , w i l l be on Thursday, October 3rd. The Orchestra hopes t o give a conoert a t C h r i s t mas and a l s o t o take p a r t i n a production of "The Mikado" at Easter. Their f i r s t meeting i s on October 10th. A l l those who want t o p l a y i n Chamber groups are asked t o meet on October L t h . a t 5.30 pirn. A l l these a c t i v i t i e s take place i n the C o u n c i l Room C. G. There i s a t h r i v i n g Record L i b r a r y and r e c i t a l s are given by f l r a t - o l a a a musicians during Thursday lunch-hours. V i a l t s M j o concerts opera and b a l l e t are often J ^ a n g e d and s o c i a l musical evenings (commonly known as "bunfights") are h e l d during term. Any Fresher who J o i n s tho Society i n any capacity i s assured of a welcome. You are asked t o keep an eye open f o r n o t i c e of the S o c i e t y ' s a c t l v i t i s s .

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T h i s year, t o the s u r p r i s e of a l l , n o t l e a s t the Dramatic S o c i e t y i t s e l f , means f o r a summer t o u r were again made a v a i l a b l e .

A p l a y was decided upon, and John Askew w i l l i n g l y came forward t o produce i t . Miss Rosemary M e l v i l l e , the able secretary, a r ranged "cheap wholesome lodgings" i n Bedf o r d , the town f a t e d t o reoieve the burnt o f f e r i n g . S e v e r a l o a r t r i p s t o Bedfor by e n t h u s i a s t i c p u b l i c i t y agents ensued. Posters were d i s t r i b u t e d l i b e r a l l y - t o the extent t h a t the Town C l e r k of Bedford oajtplalned t h a t they would k i l l the t r e e s cm whioh they had been pinned.

Rehearsal o f the p l a y "While the Sun Shines" by Terence R a t t i g a n , and the b u i l d i n g of the set began j u s t eight days before the f i r s t performance w i t h no l i t t l e t r e p i d a t i o n ! on the p a r t a f some a c t o r s , who doubted t h e i r a b i l i t y t o grasp t h e i r p a r t s i n so shor t a time. Towards the end o f the week the costumes a r r i v e d , w h i l s t the scenery was w e l l on the way t o completion. On the F r i d a y , Saturday and Sunday a l l the transport that could be r e q u i s i t i o n e d , h e a v i l y l a d e n w i t h scenery, actors and suitably/ bel a b e l l e d w i t h posters, set o f f f o r Bedford.

By t h i s time i t was obvious that "the sun was going t o shine", and i n the longest heat wave of the summer the s o c i e t y was performing an the stage of the C i v i c Theatre, s t i l l oovered w i t h stage hands, p u t t i n g the f i n i s h i n g touches t o the s e t .

The f i r s t performance, t o a minute audience, was marred only by the b e l l s i n the neighbouring church steeple which rang f o r an hour i n the middle of the play. A f t e r each night's performance a v i s i t was made t o the "Rose", a l o c a l pub, followed by midnight bathing i n the r i v e r . During the day swimming, boating a and tennis were indulged i n , w h i l s t some v i s i t e d Woburn Abbey.

By t r a d i t i O t t , a f t e r the l a s t p e r formance a p a r t y had been arranged. This time i t was not the usual on-stage a f f a i r , but a barbecue by the r i v e r some miles out of the town. This was a complete success, although during the c e l e b r a t i o n s a c i d e r f l a g o n was s t o l e n by a l o c a l r e s i dent who was subsequently booked and brought t o t r i a l f o r the offence. This was the only time the Dram. Soo.seemed t o be on the r i g h t side of a somewhat over suspicious Bedford constabulary, who throughout the tour kept a close watch on the Theatre from the P o l i c e S t a t i o n next door.

As a h o l i d a y , t h i s v i s i t waa wholly s u c c e s s f u l : f i n a n c i a l l y i t waa a d i s mal f a i l u r e . The troup l e f t one of i t s awaabers more p r o f i t a b l y i n s t a l l e d as a barman i n the "Hose".

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S o c i a l l i f e a t I.C. presents a wide v a r i e t y of d i s t r a c t i o n s . In a d d i t i o n t o the weekly dances ('hops') the session i s punctuated by such functions as the Commemoration and Country House B a l l s , the C a r n l v a l i a , and d i v e r s Rags and Orgies.

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V e r e A t k i n s o n , ex I.C.U. S e c r e t a r y , s u f f e r e d a c o n s i d e r a b l e l o s s o f blood a f t e r b e i n g a t t a c k e d by a S p a n i a r d w i t h a b r o k e n b o t t l e . He h a d had t h e m i s f o r t u n e t o l a u g h a t t h e wrong t i m e at a P o l i t i c a l Meeting.

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A solemn warning, there i s a tendency on the part of the Constabulary t o d i s oourase l o c a l i s e d cloudbursts,and union Meetings i n P i c c a d i l l y S t a t i o n . Furthermore, cars must not be parked on the 1 s t . and 2nd. f l o o r s of College b u i l d i n g s .

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The non-appearance at the beginning of t h i s term of Anthony Hodgson the V i c e President of the R.C.S. Union and C h a i r man of the S o c i a l ClubsCctmdttee, has been r e f e r r e d t o i n the report of the Exp e d i t i o n t h a t r e c e n t l y returned from Norway. Tony and Mike Curb(whilst olimbing a b u t t r e s s on a mountain that the whole party had p r e v i o u s l y surmounted, were overtaken by bad weather. During the descent,whilst Tony as the leader was a b s e i l i n g on the l a s t p i t c h , t h e p i t o n securing the rope dislodged i t s e l f , and he f e l l 6 0 f t . on t o the rock below, r e s u l t i n g i n a broken t h i g h , f r a c t u r e d l e g , serious i n j u r i e s t o h i s head and face,and f r a c t u r e d arm. Hike Gorb managed t o climb down and run t o the camp where the other two members of the Expedition were working and n o t i f i e d a rescue party t o come t o h i s a i d . The rescue party c a r r i e d Tony on a s t r e t c h e r f a r seven houra-about h a l f way t o the h o s p i t a l . They were then met by a h e l i c o p t e r sent by the Norwegian A u t h o r i t i e s , whioh flew Tony t o Narvik where he was taken t o h o s p i t a l . He has since made good progress, and hopes t o r e t u r n t o Engl a n d i n the near f u t u r e .

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O b i t u a r y (1) : T h r e e o f t h e t r o p i c a l f i s h a b o u t w h i c h t h e I.C.W.A. l o u n g e has been b u i l t have p a s s e d away. T h e i r s a d l o s s w i l l be g r e a t l y f e l t by t h e U n i o n . A n o t h e r f i s h h a s been r e p o r t e d m i s s i n g , and a l s o a t e l e v i s i o n s e t .

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IN The paper b i r c h t r e e i n the North Westerly part of the B e i t Garden was presented t o the College by Miss Gladys Duncan i n memory of her brother John Dunean.who was a l e c t u r e r i n the C i v i l S n g i n e e r i r g Dept. of the C i t y and Guilds OcOlegc f r o a 1946 t o 1553 when he d i e d a f t e r a serious i l l n e s s .

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This season the soccer club w i l l run f o u r teams r e g u l a r l y , a l l w i t h commitments i n the U n i v e r s i t y League, w i t h a p o s s i b l e f i f t h team i f there i s enough support. Although the club has a high standing i n i n t e r c o l l e g i a t e f o o t b a l l , no trophies have been won f o r many years nowc This season the 1 s t . XI should be capable o f winning a t l e a s t one o f the competitions, i f the team p l a y w i t h understanding and w i t h t a c t i c a l s k i l l . I s t . X I p l a y e r s are therefore expected t o support a t r a i n i n g programme which i s being organised. Players from lower teams, which Lave improved f i x t u r e s , are welcome i f p r a c t i c a b l e . Apart from t h i s serious side of the 3port there i s a s o c i a l side which has been neglected i n the p a s t , and p l a y e r s should make every e f f o r t t o e n t e r t a i n v i s i t i n g teams e t c . A l l are i n v i t e d t o the t r i a l s on (tot 2nd. and Oct ( f r e e ocaohesl).. The c l u b w i l l endeavour t o make a j u s t s e l e c t i o n from the t a l e n t shown at these t r i a l s but any person who t h i n k s he merits a p o s i t i o n i n a higher team than f o r which he was s e l e c t e d must be p a t i e n t , f o r a f t e r a few matches the s i t u a t i o n should be r e solved.

IMPERIAL UNION The C h r i s t i a n Union i s a branch of the London I n t e r - F a c u l t y C h r i s t i a n Union ( L . I . F.C.U.) an interdenominational f e l l o w s h i p which seeks t o u n i t e those who d e s i r e to witness t o C h r i s t , b e l i e v i n g tho B i b l e t o be God's i n s p i r e d and a u t h o r i t a t i v e Ward. We meet r e g u l a r l y f o r prayer and B i b l e study, and have an open meeting every Monday lunch-time ( a t which sandwiches may be purchased). At these Monday meetings, w e l l q u a l i f i e d outside speakers present the b a s i c end e s s e n t i a l f a c t s of the C h r i s t i a n gospel, i n a c l e a r and s t r a i g h t f o r w a r d manner. A l l these meetings are a d v e r t i s e d on the College n o t i c e boards and on our cun board i n the Union entrance h a l l s , .there f u l l d e t a i l s may be obtained. A popular outside feature i s the a e r i e s o f Student Services h e l d i n A l l Souls Church, Langham Place. Look out f o r d e t a i l s o f these services.

Seven members o f the Club met a t Chsmcnix on J u l y 2nd., two of them having t r a v e l l e d from London by motor c y c l e . The f o l i c wing f i v e and a h a l f weeks were spent i n the mountains, l i v i n g i n the huts c f the French A l p i n e Club. Having f i r s t spent a day i n Argentiere buying food (whioh l a t e r r e s u l t e d i n l a r g e q u a n t i t i e s o f s t a r c h being prepared under the impression that dehydrated potatoes had been bought), the next day saw the p a r t y making i t s way up t o the Argentiere hut and having t h e i r f i r s t s i g h t o f the great peaks i n the area. A day was then spent p r a c t i s i n g A l p i n e technique on snow and ioe only two of the party had climbed i n the Alps before. ( S i x experienced I.C. mountaineers were on the Karakoram Expedition). Climbing then began i n earnest w i t h the traverse w i t h the Tour Noil'. Throe days l a t e r , f r o n the A l b e r t Hut, the p a r t y undertook a l o n g and " q u i t e d i f f i c u l t " route across the g l a c i e r t o the Forbes arete o f the A i g u i l l e de Chardonnet which i s a c l a s s i c among A l p i n e climbs and involves about twelve hours of sustained olimbing on rook and steep snow and i c e slopes. At the summit the weather was so f i n e and the a i r so olear that the Matterhorn could be seen t o the East almost 50 miles away, and t o the South through a heat haze, ths v a l l e y s of I t a l y were seen. The two experienced members a l s o climbed the A i g u i l l e du Tour on the f a l l o w i n g day. The Qouverole Hut was reached a f t e r a> v e r y wet and c o l d day's c r o s s i n g o f the Her de Glace. The next few days saw a d e t e r i o r a t i o n i n the weather. The only good day was spent on the A i g u i l l e de Moine whioh was olimbed by the Southwest Arete - a long; rock r i d g e of average standard. The scenery an t h i s route was magnificent w i t h Mont Blanc only about three miles away, and d e l i c a t e rock t r a c e r y of the Chamonix A i g u i l l e s only j u s t across the v a l l e y . This was the l a s t olimb, however, because even on the descent from the Koine ths clouds were banking up. A f t e r two i d l y spent days i t was decided t o pack up and come home. The party had enjoyed t h e i r t r i p ; had l e a r n t new olimbing techniques, and "had a l o t of fun". I n c i d e n t a l l y , before journeying home, the tuo m o t o r c y c l i s t s had t o recover t h e i r machine from the p o l i c e - who olaimed t h a t i t had been abandoned.

We would l i k e t o wish a l l Freshers a happy and successfu l stay at I.C., and a l s o suggest that now i s the time f o r you t o think s e r i o u s l y about the C h r i s t i a n f a i t h , i f you have not done so already. We b e l i e v e i t t o be the most important t h i n g i n l i f e . F i r s t Meeting: Oct. 7th., Metallurgy p.m.. Lecture Theatre, R.S.M., Rev. Paul Tucker: •Religious or Christian.*

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On June 15th., 'Jezebel' accompanied by a ore* o f 9, attended the IT.S.C.C. meeting a t S i l v e r s t o n e , where she was placed i n ths paddock and a t t r a c t e d considerable attention, and admiration. The Journey of 120 m i l e s , her f a r t h e s t s i n c e she was Drought up from J a r r i n g t o n was accomplished v i t h o u t i n c i d e n t , but w i t h To a prodigious consumption, of p e t r o l . honour the suspension and ths b i g ends, speed was kept telow 25 m.p.h. I t i s hoped that the o u t i n g . w i l l become an annual one.

members of I.C.S.C. competed a t most of the open meetings w i t h events f o r F i r e f l y * h e l d on the south coast during the stnser. About twelve L.C. s a i l o r s entered marine week h e l d t h i s year a t Berne Bay during the second week of J u l y . Strong winds and waves provided e x h i l l a r a t i n g s a i l i n g f o r helmsmen used t o the oalm waters of the Welsh Harp. I.C. helmsmen had great success i n the F i r e f l y S i n g l e Handed Championships at Herne Bay during August. J.M. ConwayJanes f i n i s h e d f i r s t but was d i s q u a l i f i e d f o r a t e c h n i c a l Infringement c f the r u l e s and J.E. Smith gained t h i r d p l a c e . National F i r e f l y Week at Southend was a disappointment. Leeshere gales caused the c a n c e l l a t i o n of r a c i n g on f o u r out of seven daysc The p r i c i p a l event f o r the S i r Ralph Gore trophy was s a i l e d o v j r f i v e laps of the t r i a n g u l a r course over the mudflats u p r i v e r from the p i e r . In bad weather h a l f of the f l e e t oapsised, M. C o l l y e r I n Fumble, oaps i s e d before the s t a r t but raced and f i n i s h e d very c r e d i t a b l y i n f o u r t h place; beating a l l other u n i v e r s i t y and c o l l e g e e n t r i e s . There were only two e n t r i e s f o r Chiche s t e r Harbour Week w i t h I.C. connections. The Storey cup vas raced f o r i n force s i x wind on August and only eight boats competed the course. M. C o l l y e r a r r i v e d only ten minutes before the s t a r t , entered and f i n i s h e d f o u r t h , h i s p l a c i n g being somewhat a f f e c t e d Ly ignorance of the course. The very l i g h t winds during the r e s t of the week favoured s a i l o r s with intimate knowledge of the channels, t i d a l streams, and mud banks i n the harbour. At Medway r e g a t t a on September l s t . champion Castaway, Conway Jones again took f i r s t p r i s e and M. C o l l y e r appeared i n h i s usual p o s i t i o n , 4th. i n the prooas s i on acres a the f i n i s h i n g l i n e . The dinghys have new x-etumed t o the Harp, having made a h i t i n a quiet London suburb, where one householder remarked t o his wife that there were f i v e beats i n the road. The d i s t r i c t not being prone to f l o o d i n g , t h i s evoked the r e p l y "NonsenseI you're seeing things."

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Last year the Club had a very successf u l season - vre won the U n i v e r s i t y Champs, and came second i n the Hyde Park Road Relay which we ourselves organise annually. I n a d d i t i o n uc vrare swarded the Links Memorial Trophy f o r the club i n I.C. uhioh had dene moat t o enhanoe i t s r e p u t a t i o n . This year we hepe t o equal t h a t r e c o r d but t o do so need more members. A l l those i n t e r e s t e d i n Joining - whether Fresher's or not and of ANT standard whatsoever - are i n v i t e d t o attend the Club T r i a l x oa and , and ths OQTYOctober 2nd., blned U n i v e r s i t y and College T r i a l s On October 19th., and 26th. The Club holds t r a i n i n g runs i n Hyde Park en Tuesday and Thursday l m c h - t l m c s sod a l s o sponsors a Weight T r a i n i n g Group. Crass-country running f p t v i d e s the i d e a l method o f toepios, o r g e t t i n g f i t during the Winter arttJ Spring Terns.


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The Rugby Club I s the strongest olub i n the C o l l e g e and i t runs s i x teems every Saturday. The Club has won the London U n i v e r s i t y Rugby Cup f o u r t i n e s i n the l a s t s i x years and the XV has a very strong f i x t u r e l i s t . Every standard of p l a y e r i s catered, f o r i n the s i x teams and i t i s hoped t h a t a l l f r e s h e r s who have played rugby w i l l t u r n up a t the t r i a l s on the afternoons of Wednesday October and Saturday October a t H a r l i n g t o n both these days. An added a t t r a c t i o n t o t h i s year's players i s the Xmas t o u r t o South-western Trance. The olub has f i x t u r e s against Sari at (December Saintes (January and Eoyan (January

This brought a r e v i v a l i n the I.C. fortunes and easy v i c t o r i e s were gained over the Marines at Lymp3tone where B h a t t i took and Brixham, who were put out for 45 ( S h i l l i n g 4 Against Exmouth I.C. r e a l l y got back i n t o t h e i r s t r i d e , and despite P. Davies' f a r c i c a l running between wickets made 158-9 dec. (Kitchener 81 n.o.). A laughable i n cident during t h i s innings came when B. Heam g l a r e d at the l o c a l umpire and soowled a t a l l and sundry during h i s march pavilicjjjrards, a f t e r being given out o f f a b a l l which would have removed the middle stump. S p i r i t s thus: r a n high f o r the annual olaah w i t h Torquay, but t h i s , the l a s t match of the tour, was. r a i n e d o f f a great disappointment. w

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So t h i s i s the underwater sport! F o r those who don't know, the I.C. uhder-Water Club was only formed at the end of the l a s t session; f o r those who went to the summer D i v i n g Camp, the l a c k o f prep a r a t i o n made t h i s p a i n f u l l y obvious. The coast around the camp at Sharkham P o i n t (near Paignton) looked quite promising f o r d i v i n g i n s p i t e of hazards created by Bank Holiday fishermen The f i r s t set-back, that the promised l a r g e tents had not m a t e r i a l i s e d , r e a l l y made i t s e l f f e l t on the f i r s t Wednesday when three of the f i v e tents were blown down during the n i g h t . The drenched occupants were l e f t w i t h the a l t e r n a t i v e of crowding e i t h e r i n t o the remaining t e n t s or a oar. These minor disoomforts apart, the sea was s u r p r i s i n g l y warm, and by the beginning of the second week'everybody had lone some d i v i n g w i t h the aqualungs and as much schnorkeling as they l i k e d . One of our number, t o h i s s u r p r i s e , speared a s i z e a b l e grey mullet which the f r y i n g pan s h o r t l y converted i n t o a most e d i b l e d i s h . L a t e r , p l a i c e , mackerel and crabs were caught by l e s s s p o r t i n g means. Towards the end of the f o r t n i g h t , oamp l i f e began t o have i t s e f f e c t ; tempers frayed but the oamp bad served i t s purpose. A nucl e u s of enthusiasts now e x i s t s , and w i t h mere experience (and money) r. very a c t i v e olub should be b u i l t up i n the next year t o two. Mediterranean here we oeme t

Towards the end of the summer term, w i t h examination worries a t h i n g of the past, the I.C. team played some b r i l l i a n t c r i c k e t . E x c i t i n g v i c t o r i e s were gained over U.C. and Eastcote C. C , each i n the l a s t over, and King's- were held t o a draw. The match against the team of o l d students, l e d by the notorious F.G. Davies, r e s u l t e d for the f i r s t time i n a win f o r the o l d l a g s and proved a memorable s o c i a l occasion i n a d d i t i o n t o a f i n e match. At the end of the term the team, s l i g h t l y depleted, l e f t f o r an i n v a s i o n of Devon and performed very w e l l on some occasions, not so w e l l on others!

I. C. batted f i r s t i n the o l d student's match (once the o l d students had been ext r a c t e d from the Red L i o n ) , and made 205 dec. B h a t t i made 47 and Kitohener was bowl e d f o r 46 by Dan Eastland, who, i n h i s day had been, l i k e hiss v i c t i m President o f I.C. The o l d lags passed t h i s t o t a l f o r the l o s s of 7 wickets, Graham E a s t l a n d making

In a high s c o r i n g match w i t h U.C., I.C. were set to make 181 i n 2 i h r s . , and achieved t h e i r g o a l without being unduly pressed i n the l a s t over. Shepherd Bhatti not o u t ) , and Kitohener (80 not out) being mainly r e s p o n s i b l e . They were set a s i m i l a r t a s k by Eastcote i n the next match, and s t e a d i e r bowling l e f t them s t i l l t o get i n the l a s t hour and i n the last minutes. A f t e r a s p e l l of a l l out attack four were s t i l l require d when the l a s t over began. Kitchener was run out. o f f the second b a l l and Whiddon strode i n w i t h wanted. He rose t o the occasion by p l a y i n g h i s f i n e s t innings of the season, and returned t o the p a v i l i o n triumphant, not out, amidst scenes of great enthusiasm. B h a t t i made not cut. Dytham found that he had almost chewed h i s finger nails o f f .

So t o Devon, where, f o r the f i r s t few days, a r e a c t i o n seemed t o set i n i The R.N. Engineering College, one o f the strongest teams i n Devon l a s t summer, were dismissed for thanks mainly t o Hearn for but a f t e r a f a i r s t a r t I.C. oollapsed and made only (Bhatti Tho f o l l o w i n g day against the RÂŤN. Barracks, Kapur made a brilliant which was a f i r m foundation to I . C . ' s . t o t a l of but t h i s proved i n adequate and the Barracks won by wickets. A f t e r an undistinguished draw with tha Plymouth P o l i c e (but a r i o t of entertainment i n the P o l i c e S t a t i o n afterwards) I.C. presented Whimple with a new b a l l and were bowled out with i t f o r Stumps are drawn at Whimple when the ohurch b e l l s begin t o r i n g , but on t h i s occasion, with Whimple r e q u i r i n g only one f o r v i c t o r y , t h i s r u l e was overlooked and Whimple beat by I.C., f o r the f i r s t time since wickets. C. Pearoe scored and took for

TRIALS SOCCER, RUGBY AND HOCKEY TRIALS WILL BE HELD AT THE I.C. SPORTS GROUND, EARUNGTCO, ON WEDNESDAY OCT. 2ND AND SATURDAY, OCT 5TH. FREE TRANSPORT LEAVES THE UNTAX AT 0 PJL THE COACHES WILL START BACK FROM BARLTNCTCW AT P.M.

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Altogether I.C. had a very jooessfttl season, w i t h moments of unprecedented greatness, which might have occurred more often i n the t a i l had not been so long. On and o f f the f i e l d a f i n e team s p i r i t was apparent, and some extraordinary events took place on the tour, notably when weekend v i s i t o r D. Harrhy mistook a c o a l shute f o r the f r o n t door of our h o s t e l r y . His body was recovered a f t e r an hour's hard labour, and being found t o e x h i b i t symtoms of l i f e , was put t o bed. Freshers who hope t o p a r t i c i p a t e i n t h i s great c o l l e g e i n s t i t u t i o n should avoid making any engagements f o r the 2 weeks immediately f o l l o w i n g the summer term.

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With the N a t i o n a l G l i d i n g Championships and the Yugoslavian tour,the g l i d i n g olub has had a busy summer. The three L,C. men who entered the championships a t Lasham d i d w e l l , w i t h B i l l Tcnkyn i n the Phoenix club's Skylark I I ooaing cvt of entries. Frank I r v i n g and Paul Mi .mom, i n the a Skylark H I thus winning the team ohampienship. In a d d i t i o n members crowed f o r other p i l o t s , Mike Reale being team captain f o r the woman p i l o t ! During the cheapionships i t i s of note that the Rector, who i s a l s o Club P r e s i d e n t , was taken soaring for minustea i n "Daisy*, the club's twoseater.

Two weeks l a t e r s i x members t r a w l l e d . by oar to R i j e k a i n Yugoslavia. l b s i n t ention had been t o f l y the l o c a l g1<iM^g d u b ' s water-based g l i d e r s , but aa these were away i n Belgrade, too days ware spent bathing on the A d r i a t i c coast.

The r e t u r n Journey took the party heck through A u s t r i a , than t o M u l c h jrhere aa evening was spent i n a Boforauhaus , probably the l a r g e s t d r i n k i n g estebliahnant i n Europe. The beer l a served i n l i t r e mugs a t a r a t e After ealouated a t 200 g a l l e n V h c u r , t r a v e l l i n g along the AatobahDC a t speeds up to 123 aÂťp.h., the t l x t r a v e l l e r s reacted the Wasserkuppe g l i d i n g s i t e where they a t l a s t got i n t o the a i r .


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