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R E P O R T E R We o f f e r our best wishes to Ian H i l l i n h i s year of o f f i c e as I.C. P r e s i d e n t . Irehaps he w i l l now admit that the"D"stands f o r "Lwight". The new P h y s i c s block i s to be opened by S i r John Cockroft on 0ctober20th. I t has been f i n i s h e d very q u i c k l y , being only a year l a t e . We await w i t h i n t e r e s t the u n v e i l i n g of the h i e r o g l y p h i c s above the f r o n t entrance. I t i s rumoured that these mysterious symbols were copi e d from the notes of an emminent p r o f • * essor,but then had t o be changed because some of the fundamental equations were incorrec t We note w i t h s u r p r i s e that the new Phoenix i s to be on s a l e on time. We hope t h a t the standard o f the a r t i c l e s i s an improvement on l a s t years r a t h e r u n i n s p i r i n g e f f o r t , f o r , i f not. the average student may w e l l spend hi s l / 6 d on more mundane t h i n g s . We hear that Kr.Kooney,our r e s p e c t ed r e f e c t o r y manager,spent p a r t of h i s summer h o l i d a y s on a y a c h t , s a i l i n g i n the E n g l i s h Channel. Apparently he i n tended t o v i s i t the I s l e of. Wight,but n o t f o r the f i v e days, that i t took to have some damage put r i g h t , t h i s was caused by an ex-miner who, as n a v i g a t o r , thought t h a t the best way to e n c i r c l e the I s l e * o f Wight' was to plow ' s t r a i g h t through-the c o a s t l i n e , l e r h a p s I x . Mooney w i l l commemorate the event by i n t r o d u c i n g a new d e l i c a c y on the r e f e c t o r y menu by the name of " F r i c a s s e d ' I s l e Blanche". V/e await w i t h apprehension t h e ^ a r r i v a x of thousands upon thousands of pink cherubs.

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Perhaps t h i s years c o u n c i l w i l l make some attempt a t running the Union,and not r u i n i n g i t , a s d i d l a s t y e a r s . A f t e r the NUS debacle,I wonder what pe t scheme w i l l oe brought t h i s year perhaps a World C i t i z e n s League w i l l be formed t

George sank f u r t h e r i n t o the corner, h i s hands clasped i n d e s p a i r and the sweat pouring from the furrows i n hi s brow. Only the hammering of h i s heart broke the ear/ s i l e n c e . The hideous b l a c k monster crept s l o w l y forward, i t s green eyes, u n b l i n k i n g , f i x e d f i r m l y on i t s v i c t i m and i t s r e d claws q u i v e r i n g i n the moonlight. Then suddenly i t s t r u c k the claws sank i n t o i t s cheeks and the rasping tongue began to l i c k the warm, s t i c k y blood. At once t h e r e was a v i v i d f l a s h o f l i g h t e n i n g and a deafening b u r s t of thunder. George sat up suddenly. As he d i d so, T i d d l e s , the marmalade oat soamperod away through the bedroom and the l a s t ohimes o f the dying alarm c l o o k sounded i n h i s ears. So ended another nightmare, but don't t u r n away because I have an i n t e r e s t i n g sequel. Although no person i n h i s r i g h t senses beliey.aa i n b l o o d sucking vampires to-day t h e r e i s i n existenc e a more o r l e s s comparable body of devoted s o u l s who earn t h e i r l i v i n g i n a s i m i l a r s o r t of way. These are the members of the N a t i o n a l Blood Transfusion S e r v i c e and a u n i t from the South London Centre w i l l be v i s i t i n g t h i s C o l l e g e again e a r l y i n November. My reason f o r w r i t i n g t h i s a r t i c l e i s t o ask you t o take advantage o f the unique f a o i H t i e s which they o f f e r and t o e n r o l

as a F l o o d Donor, i f you have not a l r e a d y done so. However, j u s t i n case my r a t h e r h o r r i f i c i n t r o d u c t i o n has g i v e n you some mi3saprehensions l e t me add a few more f a c t s . F i r s t l y the process i s q u i t e p a i n l e s s , any donor w i l l t e l l you t i l l s . ' A f t e r a few p r e l i m i n a r y items of r e d tape you take up your p o s i t i o n on the couch and present e i t h e r vour r i g h t or.your l e f t arm, whichever s u i t s you b e s t . The doctor then makes the necessary i n s e r t i o n s which at the most oan be f e l t as a s m a l l p i n p r i c k j u s t below the elbow j o i n t . You then l a y i n peace f o r about t e n minutes, f l e x i n g the muscles o f your fore-arm t o h e l p the circulation. When the d o c t o r has r e moved the apparatus you t r a n s f e r y o u r s e l f to another couch f o r a f u r t h e r t e n minute p e r i o d a f t e r which you are at l i b e r t y to c l a i m a f r e e cup of t e a w i t h b i s c u i t s . What e l s e do you g a i n besides t e a and b i s c u i t s ? The answer t o t h i s question i s m a t e r i a l l y n o t h i n g ; but. you leave the h a l l r.vith a jOLowins i n n e r s a t i s f a c t i o n t h a t the 30 minutes o f your l i f e which you have 'just spent c o u l d so e a s i l y mean 30 years t o somebody e l s e . Therefore I would ask you t o t h i n k s e r i o u s l y about e n r o l l i n g and c o n s i d e r the f a c t t h a t the u n i t . . i l l \,e o p e r a t i n g "on your doorstep" a3 i t were... rememb e r some donors t r a v e l s e v e r a l m i l e s t o give their blood, l a the meantime here are a few details. I f you want t c , enrol then you must be over 18 and under 65(eldexly students please note). Furtheremore.if you are under SI,you w i l l need the w r i t t e n permission of your

With the s t a r t of the new s e s s i o n we s h a l l soon be i n the midst of those r i o t cous,drunken melees known as F r e s h e r s d i n •ners. We hope that t h i s year there w i l l be a, c e r t a i n ammount of decorum.A F r e s h ers dinner i s not meant to be a vicar's tea p a r t y , n o r i s i t meant t o be a scramb l i n g brawl i n the Bowery,but i t should l i e somewhere between the two extremes. We gather t h a t the impression gained by many o f l a s t year's F r e s h e r s was that I.C.was some s o r t of g l o r i f i e d Working Men's Club.

parents or g u a r d i a n . . . b r i n g t h i s when you go t o donate. S p e c i a l fon.is f o r t h i s and a l s o f o r e n r o l l i n g should be •available at s t r a t e g i c p o i n t s tlirou^hout the College i n the near f u t u r e . I f ycu have had jaundice at any time then I am a f r a i d your b l o o d oould not be used as there would be a r i s k t h a t i t might be passed on t o the p a t i e n t 'under going transfusion. To f i n i s h o f f I should l i k e t o ask you t o keep an eye on the n o t i c e boards f o r f u r t h e r d e t a i l s of the v i s i t , e s p e c i a l l y the board i n the entrance h a l l of the Union B u i l d i n g , and l e t your motto be:GIVA FINTA BLO0DA QUARTA.


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The question marks i n d i c a t e that A.Mathews,Hon.Sec.elect, and Susan Coombes,I.C.W.A.president e l e c t , w i l l not be r e t u r n i n g t o c o l l e g e .

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A new year,a new s e t of freshers,and, perhaps,a new s p i r i t i n the Union* Which b r i n g s us t o the E d i t o r i a l , I t ' s an amazing; t h i n g that ao many oome and so few are seen more t h a n once. When we f i r s t came t o t h i s . college(many years ago now),the combined e f f e c t s o f t h e speeches t h a t the Rector,the P r e s i d e n t o f t h Union and s e v e r a l other people made,was r a t h e r overwhelming and i t was some time b e f o r e we s e t t l e d down. U n f o r t u n a t e l y , t o o many of the f r e s h e r s s t a r t e d o f f cm the wrong f o o t b y t r e a t i n g I.C.as some s o r t of advanced cran school,where knowledge was obtained by p u r e l y mechanical means. They d i d n ' t take advantage o f the enormous, number of c l u b s and s o c i e t i e s (which,by the way,provide f a c i l i t i e s f o r e v e r y t h i n g from rugby t o underwater swimming, from Marxism t o C a t h o l i c i s m . ) , s p e n t t h e i r t h r e e years here without t a k i n g any i n t e r e s t i n the Union,and disappeared, half-educated,'into the l a r g e r f i e l d of life,"uwept,unhonoured and unsung." T h i s s t i l l happens. The main end,of oourse,of a U n i v e r s i t y eduoation i s the o b t a i n i n g o f a degree. But t h i s i s by no means t h e o n l y end, A U n i v e r s i t y must"claim,not o n l y t h a t i t i s e n t i t l e d t o grant c e r t i f i c a t e s o f academi c standard,but a l s o t h a t i t ' s graduates are o f a o e r t a i n worth i n other f i e l d s them the a c a d e m i c Those who l a y the onus o f student apathy on the c o l l e g e authori t i e s are,we f e e l , m i s d i r e c t e d . Only t h e i n d i v i d u a l can make the d e c i s i o n as t o wether he s h a l l broaden h i s outlook o r narrow i t , e n d no ammount o f " c u l t u r e " w i l l f o r c e him t o broaden i t i f he decides otherwise. T h i s point,we feel,needs s t r e s sing. We a p p e a l , t h e r e f o r e , t o the f r e s h e r s not to a l l o w themselves t o beoome technologi c a l morons,but t o do something other than academic work i n t h e i r spare t i m e , even i f i t ' s o n l y w r i t i n g f o r F e l i x . A f t e r t h a t l o n g homily,we would l i k e t o wish a l l t h e f r e s h e r s the beat o f l u o k and happiness i n t h e i r c o l l e g e careers,may you pass t h e exams and may you never be s o r r y t h a t you came t o I . C .

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LOST STOLEN OR STRAXEL! I f any of your belongings are l o s t s t o l e n or strayed,contact the secu r i t y officer,Mr.J,henry,internal phone,7<+1 • who w i l l be only too pleased to help.

F e l i x r e q u i r e s a Sales Manager. T s t or 2nd'year men"preferred. Own t r a n s p o r t an advantage. Apply t o "The E d i t o r " , v i a the Union r a c k .

The "Coming Events"column i s open to a l l I.C.clubs and s o c i e t i e s . A l l suoh p u b l i c i t y should be sent t o "The News E d i t o r , " v i a the Union rack. There i s no charge f o r t h i s service.

The I.C.Union B o o k s t a i l f s i t u a t e d i n the B e i t quadrangle)stooks . a l l kinds of stationery,books and instruments. Miss Larcom and her s t a f f w i l l be pleased to g i v e you any h e l p you need i n s e l e c t i n g books or other equipment. Please t r y to v i s i t the B o o k s t a l l out of the l u n c h - h o u r , i t gets r a t h e r crowded a t that"time.

General Studies l e c t u r e s are given d u r i n g the long lunch-hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays i n the f i r s t two terms. They d e a l w i t h l i b e r a l s u b j e o t s . a n d can. always be r e l i e d on to'provide i n t e r e s t and.entertainment.

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Wanted u r g e n t l y . One a b l e bodied young man ( p r e f e r a b l y sarfe) aged 20-26 years , f o r a f u l l - t i m e s e c r e t a r i a l post. Must be able to converse and have' a complete understanding of the g i b b e r i s h he w i l l encounter i n the meetings that he attends. Must a l s o have a strong r i g h t arm and a s u b s t a n t i a l a l o h o h o l i c content. Prospects of promotion nonexistent. Royal Blooded Communists need not apply. Apply w i t h s u i t a b l e r e f e r e n c e s , b r i b e s , etc. to I.D. H i l l , I m p e r i a l C o l l e g e , London.

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Dear S i r , I am d i s t u r b e d t o l e a r n t h a t " t h e r e i s to be a new cloakroom system. Why were the Union members not consulted about t h i s ? Under t h i s new system,imposed by C o u n c i l i n t h e i r u s u a l d i c t a t o r i a l manner, - a l l the items w i l l have to be handed i n through one hatch,and withdrawn from another Under the o l d system seve r a l people c o u l d hand i n t h e i r nnats over the oounter at onoe.and b r i e f cases c o u l d be l e f t i n the.cloakroom without r e s o r t to t i c k e t s or a t t e n dants. Under the new system,anyone handing i n coat,hat,brown-bagorbrolly, w i l l have to stand i n a long queue, probably r e a c h i n g out i n t o the quad a t peak p e r i o d s . This i s j u s t another examrjle of C o u n c i l s i t t i n g , p n t h e i r backs i d e s and passing''ra'aelutions concerning everyone without the l e a s t rega r d to the inconvenience caused. Yours F a i t h f u l l y , B.H.Smythe.

Dear S i r , Now that a new s e s s i o n i s beginning,could we have a new atmosphere i n the Union? Last years Union Meetings were dragged out by the i n t e r m i n a b l e wranglings of a few l e f t - w i n g "Footn i k s " and Communinsts, These s l i m y Gentlemen have i n s i d u o u s l y s l i d thems e l v e s i n t o command of s e v e r a l soo— i e t i e s and,not content w i t h t h i s , t h e y propogate themselves by t r y i n g to c r e ate new s o c i e t i e s , s u c h as The Campa i g n f o r Nuclear Disarmament,the SouthA f r i c a n Boycott Society,and the i l l fated(thank g o o d n e s s l ) P a c i f i s t Society. Is i t too much t o hope that the i n e v i t a b l e NUS motion w i l l not be exhumed t h i s session?Air(.acy there are rumours that a motion i s a f o o t to have the I.C.President e l e c ted from the f l o o r of the Union,aooompanied,no doubt, by the h y s t e r i c a l propoganda and subversion of these undercover agents. I t h i n k t h a t i t i s about time t h a t i t was made d e a r to these .people t h a t t h i s C o l l e g e i s ,a place f o r gentlemen and not embryonic s t r i k e leaders. Tours F a i t h f u l l y , R.T.L.Fotheringham.


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Lear S i r , Every alternate Friday last session I was greeted by a rotund,redfaced i n d i v d u a l w i t h a l a r g e v o i c e and a large beard,who t r i e d to s e l l me a P e l i x . At lunch-time we had an A i l American, Eas t-ÂŁ2nd iNewsvendor who pract i s e d the mating c a l l of the hyena as he t r i e d t o boost the c?.ls3 of h i s rag. This unkemct,unshaven, iunwashed, undressed,gibbering maniac,took i t as a personal a f f r o n t i f one d i d not purchase a P e l i x . But t h i s was not my only reason f o r not buying P e l i x . Being of Scott i s h a n c e s t r y , I n a t u r a l l y examine anything f o r which I am expected to pay lfd,to see i f i t i s worth that much. I f e a r t h a t P e l i x i s not. The sports coverage i n P e l i x i s u s u a l l y 10 days out of date. The comment and l e t t e r s u s u a l l y cover some i n t e r m i n a b l e p o l i t i c a l wrangle i n the r a t - r a c e f o r the Union D i c t a t o r s h i p . The humour i s t r i v i a l and c h i l d i s h . The gossip column i 3 concerned e n t i r e l y w i t h people who l i v e i n the Hostel,and most of them are unknown to me. 1 appreciate that covering a l l the news i n College i s very d i f f i c u l t . A l s o i t i s c l e a r t h a t writiia-g' a r t i c l e s of i n t e r e s t f o r people who have no i n t e r e s t s i s n e a r l y impossible however I am sure that the s i t u a t i o n could be improved w i t h a l i t t l e conr s i d e r a t i o n and e f f o r t . May I c l o s e on a note of commendation? I t h i n k the reviews of f i l m s and p l a y s c u r r e n t l y running i n London i s a good idea and i t should persuade more people to take advantage of the f a c i l i t i e s which are provided. Yours F a i t h f u l l y , D,T.Alexander.

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The ceremony w i l l be preceded by a church s e r v i c e i n Koly T r i n i t y Church, P r i n c e Consort Rd. at which the preacher w i l l be The Very Reverend Dr.W.R. ka t t hews, KCV0, Dean of -St.Paul's* A s s o c i a t e s and Diplomates,Honorary Asso c i a t e s and F e l l o w s are honoured by the College i n the Ceremony a " the Royal Albert Hall.

F R E S H - M E N We would l i k e to introduce to the c o l l e g e three young l a d i e s who have come up t h i s year. On the l e f t , w e have Miss Agatha Croinge,a s t a t e s c h o l a r s h i p winner,who w i l l study P h y s i c s , .rhen asked what she intends to do w i t h her spare time, she t o l d us that she probably won't have any. She c o u l d be right. In the middle,we have Miss H e t t y Groat, who comes from Arkansas. She w i l l be s t u d y i n g b i o - c h e m i s t r y as a post-graduate. She would l i k e to disprove the o l d myth

Students and t h e i r guests are adm i t t e d without t i c k e t s a t the i;iairi door (entrance no.6)and are asked to be seated by 2,45 pm. T i c k e t s f o r tea may be obtained at the Union o f f i c e , f r e e of charce. The work and b u i l d i n g s of the RSK w i l l be on view u n t i l 7pm.

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that a l l Englishmen are c o l d and un-responsive to b e a u t i f u l women. I n r e p l y to a question,she apparently i s doing somet h i n g on Saturday evening. Our l a s t l a d y f r e s h e r i s the Hon.Kiss Amelia liugthorpe,from A l l - H a l l o w s - o n - t h e Heath,Berks. 3hÂŤ came 4 t h i n the i n t e r n a t i o n a l horse t r i a l s a t Shrivenam two years ago. She t e l l s us that she doesn't l i k e London v e r y much;"Poor plaoe f o r horses,what?"was her comment. She w i l l be s t u d y i n g Botany.


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A f t e r the end of the Summer Term the C r i c k e t Club made t h e i r Annual s o r t i e i n t o the West Country, I f one reads -the o f f i c i a l r e p o r t i t might be thought that t h i s wa3 j u s t another t o u r i n g s i d e i n t e n t on p l a y ing the game. A l l tha t appeared i n the record book i s : played 8 Won 4 Drawn 2 L o s t 2. However F e l i x , a f t e r s u i t a b l y b r i b i n g unwary members, i s able to t e l l you the i n s i d e s t o r y . On the f i r s t n i g h t i n j u r y s t r u c k the s i d e . harry Moss, the demon bowler from Burnley, cracked h i s c o l l a r bone. U n f o r t u n a t e l y t h i s d i d not hu>pen l u a death or g l o r y attempt a t a catch. I t happened when he f e l l from a d r a i n p i p e as he was attempting to r a i d A l Fawp'ett'a room w i t h i n t e n t to remove s a i d gentleman's moustache. By the t h i r d day the team recovered from the shock, and John preede stunned" the l o c a l s by t a k i n g 4 wickets, w i t h h i s f i r s t 4 b a l l 3 - needless to say I.C. won. On the f i f t h n i s h t the team were s t i l l c e l e b r a t i n g . Skipper Logan, w i t h an u n u s u a l l y magnanimous gesture, strode i n t o the bar and set up j pinto Unfortunately no-one e l s e of shandy. turned up and A l a n was seen some hours l a t e r e n q u i r i n g f o r the t r a i n f o r Middlesbrough. P a u l Davies, not to be outdone by h i s Captain, wa3 s t i l l drunk on the 6 t h day. While t r y i n g to take a b a l l behind the wicket he somehow managed to head the b a l l f o r if byes only a y a r d s h o r t of 6. By the 8 t b day the team nnna^ed to sober up and were rewarded by a c h i e v i n g a f i n e v i c t o r y over Torquay.

I t i s not o f t e n tha t one oan s i t back and c l a i m to have done the best passible. Last Session the C o l l e g e w Hockey, Socoer and Rugby F o o t b a l l teams p u l l e d o f f a unique achievement i n the s p o r t i n g h i s t o r y of the U n i v e r s i t y by winning the " T r i p l e Crown" f o r the three major U n i v e r s i t y ' Cup Competitions. So one oan say immediately we can not hope to do b e t t e r ; but we oan hope t o repeat the suooess. With e x c e l l e n t f a c i l i t i e s f o r t r a i n i n g , the h i g h c l a s s o p p o s i t i o n the College name and past r e p u t a t i o n With e x c e l l e n t f a c i l i t i e s f o r t r a i n i n g , the h i e h c l a s s o p p o s i t i o n the College name and past record can demand, and the enthusiasm i n j e c t e d i n t o each c l u b by i t s o f f i c i a l s there i s no reason why anyone should not p l a y a f u l l p a r t i n m a i n t a i n i n g the h i g h standard set by our'predecessors. U n f o r t u n a t e l y only about J O i of the C o l l e g e take any a c t i v e p a r t i n games. There are many s p o r t s c l u b s i n the C o l l e g e , each c a t e r i n g f o r a l l standards from beginners t o experts. I f you do not i n t e n d t o take take the game too s e r i o u s l y , you may l i k e t o p l a y f o r one of the 'Sport Teams', although rumour has i t that g e t t i n g a p l a c e i n the B.3s or 7 t h team i s now harder than g e t t i n g i n t o the f i r s t team. I f you cannot f i n d the Cluhs you r e q u i r e on your t o u r of the v a r i o u s stands, please enquire f o r i t . Some d e t a i l s of Team T r i a l s a are r i v e n on the back page. F i n a l l y , take an o l d sportsman's t i p - i f you don't want to l e t work worry you, don't t h i n k about i t !

Once again the I.C. Water Polo Club w i t h i t s f i s h - e m u l a t i n g f r a t e r n i t y , went West t h i s summer. Although the object was to p l a y water p o l o , the unorthodox t r a i n i n g i n the e q u a l i s i n g of i n t e r i o r and e x t e r i o r h y d r o s t a t i c pressures played havoc w i t h the team. The f i r s t match, a g a i n s t \ Weymouth, was played o f f the end of the pier at high tide, and we l o s t 5-4. The c o l d water and s l i g h t sunburn brought about our defeat. Amusement wa3 caused by B r i a n Hart l e a v i n g the p i t c h at h a l f time t o p i n up h i s t r u n k s , The f o l l o w i n g evening we played B r i d p o r t , won by a handsome margin and adjourned t o a l o c a l pub. Here one of the gentlemen, not l i k i n g the l o c a l beer, drank c i d e r . C a t a s t r o p h i c a l l y as i t turned out. A f t e r pursuing a French g i r l to a caravan s i t e , he a r r i v e d back ill. He s a i a next morning that he just wanted to d i e the n i g h t before. How near he «>3 t o being tipped out of the window, he' L l never know. T r a v e l l i n g to Dartmouth R.K.C. v i a Exmouth, we had our f i r s t swimming match, which we l o s t , t a k i n g our c u s t omary p o s i t i o n s of 2nd and 4 t h i n eaoh race. We won the polo match. This brought us to our toughest fixture. Ilfracombe. A monumental defeat was the r e s u l t , of the order 18-1.. We l e f t Ilfracombe." The l a s t match, which provided the f i n a j . to the t o u r , and the l o c a l oernival, was at Mevagissey. A large crowd saw us win ~>-4. Our goalkeeper came i n f o r some c r i t i c i s m from the crowd. That evening much beer was drunk. Our c a p t a i n was seen to be i n v o l v e d w i t h a young woman. But as he's how married, we wont t a l k about t h a t . Better not speak i l l of the dead.

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Each c l u b w i l l ~ i v e d e t a i l s o f t h e i r t r i a l s a t the Fresher's Reception. F o r the b e n e f i t o f Soccer, Rugby and Hockey p l a y e r s , t h e i r t r i a l s w i l l be h e l d a t the C o l l e g e S p o r t ' s ' Ground a t H a r l i n g t o n , Hiddx. on Wednesday and Saturday Oct. 5th and 6 t h commencing 2.30p.m. H.B. I f you p r e f e r t o go t o the U n i v e r s i t y T r i a l s please do, we s h a l l hear about you in_any ca3e. Remember the U n i v e r s i t y standard i s h i g h . There w i l l be coaches on both days FOR FRESHERS JULY, l e a v i n g from t h e Union. Gates i n P r i n c e Consort Road, j u s t o u t s i d e the quadrangle a t 1.30p.m., and r e t u r n i n g t o a r r i v e back 5.0 p. a. onwards. F a r e 1/- r e t u r n .

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Otherwise take F i o a d i l l y L i n e Tube from South Kensington S t a t i o n t o Hounslow West, cross- road, and c a t c h 9 r , 98A o r 19S bus to the l.o-l * i o . , H a r l i n - t o n - a. 7d fra'e. The Ground, c a l l e a ..arlington, is 200 yds, down Sipson Lane, oi o s i t e S8o ,ited L i o n , (see map;.

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