0 n — »» *»—fr«» mm .Okmn,dTheUftiM HU(/dQ(Ajee/tt Vol, XMLNo. 10.TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 22. 1953.Registered at G.P.O., Brisbane, fortransmission by port as a periodical.M) »» VO«to««»O MMOnce custom constrained us to rationOur talk on tlie topic oi passionBut Alfred C. KinseyHas sliattered such whimsyAnd made its discussion the iasldon*iDISGUSTING SCENES AT UNION COLLEGEThree Naked Women Forcibly Ejected. ,Prominent Student Skipped TownNo, it didn't h a p p e n ; nor unioriunately i s ii ever likely lo, but novr Ihat you've been sj'mptoms of life from its readers, it Is your paper, then in years toand driven almost to lighting tjon- come we may have a student paperroped in you nJight a s well keep on reading. Who knovrs but that might b e a sexy innuendo fires -when some lone soul is moved worthy of the name. If, on thelower down the page?to write a letter to the editor.other hand, you continue to neglectbestir themselves sufficiently lo putIn the not very distant future this and disparage it, leaving it entirelyIt is about time that the sex-1 already.pen to paper and advise ns as to institution will exhaust its stocic of to the editor and his henchmen,cTazed adolescents who infect tliis The fault is entirely yours. SemUniversity began to realise that per. this year, lias tried desperately where and how it can be im- fools idiot enough to talce on the then Semper will surely rot, andthankless and hopeless laslc oJ may you rot with it.Semper Floreat is supposed to be to initiate thought and controversy proved.a student paper, and is financed in fields we regarded as importantFor, after all, the doubtful dis- editing Semper, Then, of course,with student money. It is not the to the Queensland undergraduate— tinction of being editor of Semper the paper will .slide the flnal halt exclusive property of the small groui) a.s examples we point to our blasts does not compensate for the damage inch into its grave. At the momentof people who comprise its staff. It at N.U.A,U,S,, at Sports Union fees done thereby to one's course. The we cannot persuade ourselves thatis supposed to be a medium through and at Union Council, The response bells have been tolling' for this par- its passing will be noticed,, muchwhich all shades of student opinion tias in every case been appallingly ticular wj-iter ever since he took up less regretted. The fate, happy orcan find expression. It should not poor. Apparently you don't give a his position at the beginning of the otlierwise, of Semper Ploreat is inbe merely a nauseating little vehicle damn. And at long last, due to year, yet the prospect of dismal re- the hands of you, the students, forThe Annual General Meeting of I puerile pomo&raphy. And that, consistent discouragement, neither sults in November might have been whom it endeavours to cater. If, Union Council held a couple yyoursadly enough, is what it seems lilcelystoically borne had there been someTuesdays ago produced a surpriseto become; ft, indeed it is not so sliady periodicals and snigger till sign of active hite or dislilie Ior tlie and contribute to it, realising that ending. The business of the meetyou choice; you can swop your off- paper. Regrettably, there has noting was followed by a barbecue andcolour anecdotes; yovi can revel in been so much as a ripple on the surONWARD CHRISTIANfive gallon Iceg, Five gallons, afterWe notice with regret theyour mental sterility; yon can rot. face of tlie puddle.all, doesn't go far among fifty veryrecent resignation of theSOLDIERSIt has become customary to laughdry people, so later in the eveningAndwhatapuddle.St.Luda,Deputy Registrar, Mr. S. C.at the phrase "student apathy." Thewas with some amazement tliat Hocking, Broad, and a few henchCramb. Mr. Cramb has servedjoive, what there is of it, is on those where nothing ever changes but weItlearnedrecently that prospective men lit out into the suburbs, questessay titles and bus time-tables;the University, In varifluswho laugh.Methodistpreachers were to lie ing for liquid refreshment. TheyGeorECSt.hemeofthelavatorypositions, longer than roost ofgivenacompulscrycourse in Arab icturned to George St. round aboutUs can remember. In addition,This is our second last issue of wall brand of humour; Herston,midnight, after only a limited suche has been the target ofSemper. Franltly, we wish it were where too close contact with the and Asian religions, Not, of course, cess, and brewed a cup of tea,many of our most viciousour last. We are tired and sicli diseased human body has perman- that ibis is, in itself, a bad thing; Imagine their confusion when tliebroadsides, and be has borneot the inertia of the intellectual ently warped the outlooii oT its in- what floored us was the use to which caretalcer appeared on the scene,them with patience andslobs for whom we have to write. mates. As for Turbot St., and tbis course is to be put. The armed with three over-muscledequanimity. We take thisWc have had more than enough Veerongpilly, we don't doubt that Methodist powers, in (heir wisdom, coppers whom he had summonedopportunity of congratulatingof writing three-quarters of the they exist somewhere, but they have have decided that a knowledge of for protection. The tea drinicershim on his fortitude, of apolpaper, and of humiliating our- not as yet bothered to inform Sem- Eastern religions will enahJe min- were liurled forth into the night,ogising for undeserved or misselves hCTging people to write the per of the fact. Semper staggers isters at University Collc,?es to point the cops passed flatfootedly on theirdirected insults, and of wishingremainder. We have had a gutful from issue to issue, kept alive only out to resident Asian sludents the way, and the caretaker staggeredWm well in the future.of carping critics who sneer by the waning enthusiasm of its superiority of Christianity.victorious to bed, to arise nextvolubly at Scraper, but who never staff, trying vainly to evolje some This, in Semper's opinion, is an morning and pos an account of theinsult not only to common or gar- depraved and drunicen orgy he hadden courtesy, but to the Asian heroically terminated to the Unistudents tliem. ielves. The students versity authorities That s u c hwho come to Australia are mature duplicity could be!and intelligent people, in many »»cases they are here to do postAccordingtotheintrepidmemgraduate work.bers of tlie Queensland costLambert.Presumably, too, they are qualified who braved the mauraudini: MauScience (Even,); Miss M. McCafUnion Council:(m) Editors of "Whack-Ho": lo judge the merits of the various Muu to journey to Adelaide forfrey, Mr. G, Hooper,President: Mr. E. G. Broad,'.Messrs. B. H. J. P. McCafferty religions—be they Christian, Mos- the Drama Festival, that city IsVeterinary Science; Mr, J. Mullins.Vice-Presidents:/lem, Hindu or Bhuddist. They do populated with extremely eduand B. Hayne.UnionOiUccrs:St. Lucia (Day): Mr. B. M.(n) St. Lucia Building and Plan- not coDie to Australia to be sub- cated and intelligent animals.(a) Hon. Auditor: Mr. A. P. Hess,Conarty.ning Committee: Mr. G. Mc- jected to the importunities of One small paddock not too furSt. Lucia (Even.): Mr. J. A. Byth.(b) Hon. Solicitor; Mr. A. P. Muir.Methodist theologians.Donnell (Convenor).from thi; centre of town wasGeorge Street (Day): Mr. D. (c) Treasurer; Mr, G, R. Hulbert,caretjiliy labelled "Cows Only."(d) National Union CouncillorHiggins.Apparently Adelaide's balls haveand Observers: Messrs. G. GridGeorge Street (Even.): Mr, G.learned the noble art of selfLindenmayer.land, J. D. Glasgow and J. T.control.Turbot Street : Mr. J. Dwyer./Faragher.* »Herston: Mr. J. Waller.'/(e) National Union Local SecreScreamsofraeeandmortiticaYeerongpilly: Mr. B. Ferrers./tary-Treasurer; Miss A. Heathtion are once again being heardHonorari' Secretary: Mr. J. S.wood.from the long suHering members(I):National Union Sub- ComPotter. Kof the regiment. Tlie next annualmittee:Messrs.G.McDonnell,Union Councillors: \ /camp is scheduled to talte placeK, Tov»nley.Ag. & Forestry: Mr. J. Leslie.''from the 2nd January, 19S4, to the(g) Commem, Dinner and BallArchitecture: Mr. p'. White.v 24th, This is a most awkward timeCommittee;Messrs.I.SheddanArts (Day): Mr. C. HampsonT Mr,for those wlio have to work over(Convenor); G. McDonnell, A.N. Power.*-'the vacation, and also for thoseSler, J. Anderson and Miss M.Arts (Even.): Mr. D. Bray, Misswho do not live close to Brisbane.Barry.A. Callaghan.Surely something more convenientCommerce(Day):Mr. W. (h) Procession Committee; Messrs.could have been arranged.B, Conaty (Convenor), K.» *Costanzo.To-Nnley, 3, Crowley, P. Smith,Commerce (Even.); Mr. H. GorWhy is it that Americans ImagE, J, Ahern, E. Cleary, The Condon, Mr. S. N. Lambert, Mr. P.ine they can learn all about thevenor has the power to co-optG. Seaman.Nless fortunate areas of the worlda further six members,Dentistry: Mr. T. Monteit, Mr.merely by sendfaig somo successful(i) Two Deleg-ates to C.A.C.:H. O'Drlscoll.Jpolitician or businessman to makeMessrs, J. A. Byth, j . Waller,Sigiaeering: Mr. C. W. Pinciis,a frenzied and hasty " fact-findingMr. M, Brice, Mr. D. Martin.(j) Director of Student Health:tour."We read that Vice-Presideni;Law; Mr. L. Luton.Mr. R, E. Tuflley.Nixon is to whip through SouthMedicine: Mr. D. Cohen, Mr. C.(J:) Commem. Conductor; Mr. G.East Asia and Australia duringFitzgerald, Mr. R. Gordon, Mr.Cridland.October. His stay here will beH. R. Withbrs.Commem. Pianist; Miss A.approximately one week. Will he,Physical Education: Mr, C.MacDonald.we wonder, write a boolc about us,commem. Pracs. Convenor; Mr.Wheeler.or will he merely report that theJ.Goldman.PJiyBiotherapy: Miss B. Hooper.American way of life has been suc(I) Editor of "Semper Floreat": Education: Mr. J. D. Armstrong.cessfully imported here? We likeMr. A. Jolly.Science (Day): Mr. K. Lucas, MissIke, Business Manager; Mr. s. N.J. Oilmartm.Cabbages andKingsGlory Without Power, 1954Fuil Election ResultsCome to CongressSALE! SALE! SALE!Text Books, General Books, Children's Books.Prints from 20th July.JL McLEOD"Brisbane's Best Bookstore"107 Elkabelh Street,,Brisbane and Rodchompton.-A truly inspiring view ol sonae ol the scenery avcdlableat this year's Congress site at Alexoiidra Headlands Thefemales, from left to riglit. ore Pemse Lawton and MarlonBarry, both of whom wUl be very much in evidence a t Congress. We gave yoit most of tlie informationragardSngCongress lost Semper, and on-Page 5 we print the api cationform. Further detodls con be had from David Broy, CongressDirector, qare of. tbe Unlpn OfBce George St, or dt theCouxie Mc There will be onemore issue of Sem per Floreat thisyear. It will appearGod willing,afortnight from tO'day* Closing datefor copy (as if yoifcare) is todcfMeeki
rSTAFF PANELSCOOP/Semper does it again. We presentan epic ot courageous endurance, ot heroism/ ot heartwarming passion, ot tripe, inVarsity's own . . .presentEDITOR—Bill DentASSISTANT EDITOR—Lex loUySPORTS EDITOa—Hupe HerdSTAFF—Marion Barry. Dave Malouf, Graeme Ijndenmayer jCUB REPORTERS—Marie Grant, Judy GordonBUSINESS MANAGER—Dick BamettLadies and Gentlemen, wewith pleasure the President of theUnion during I9S4,Resex Reliability TrialOver the last weekrend traffic in Brisbane hos been ata vixiual standstill to make room for the competitors In theUniversity Reliability Trial. Extra police were on duly tocope with the huge crowds, far surpassing those on Commem.Day, who lined the route. Hot favourite, Barrie Conaty, driving his red "Cardinal," pulled b y four giamt Nubian slaves,look n o chances and carried with him a large keg labelled"LEMONADE."The trial started at 9 a.m. at St.Lucia In great controversy. TheSquadron entry was ineUgible tostart since the entry (a TigerMoth) possessed an unfair advantage by having an engine, A St.Lucia entrant. Miss j . Smith, wasalso disqualified alter a protest alleging her chassis had been liftedand independent front suspensionhad been fitted.The first vehicle arrived at theTurbot St. check-point at mid-day.Many of the contestants failed tonavigate the difficult Regatta Hotelcorner and had to withdraw throughsubsequent steering trouble. Theleader when the contestants leftfor Herston was Sir George Cridland piloting his "Super-sonicCyclops'' scooter, equipped with fivepairs of shoes, an automatic legand two-wheel drive,Dave Cohen and Peter Davies, ateam driving a portable caddy,stopped to have a round of golfbefore checking in, thereby losing1 hour and lO.OtW points. However, all contestants had little dif-Mr. Edmund BroadThe International CampFrom India and Pnkislan, Indonesia and Malayo, HongKong and the Philippines, irom Borneo, Sumatra and Figi,students now s l u d g in Queensland gathered for the firstInternational Camp of its kind to be held in the University.In the swank new buildings of music sliowlng the various nationaltlie A.P.M. on tlie banks of the Pine tendencies and techniques, films onRiver an e.\perinient In international Indian village dancing and lectureunderstanding was conducted under and fibns on classical ballet.the guidance of former Union'Sunday was the "Day of Art."President and Rhodes Scholar Ken.with seminars on art appreciationBradshftw,and a lecture on Australian Art.An equal number of Australian Mrs. It. J. W. Bisshop gave anand overseas students set about absorbing lecture on the Japanesegetting to know each otlier and lea ceremony Cha-no-yu) andfinding out something about the the significance of Japaneseotliers' art, music, poetry, literature, flower arrangement. Dr. Gertrudedrama and pliilosophy. The con- Langer in the evening lectured oncept was huge; the means chosen to Chinese Art and Philosophy. Thisachieve it could hardly have been was one of the most signiflcantbettered; the results can be known occasions of the whole camp, itonly to those who actually took showed clearly the fundamentalpart.distinction in outlook between theOur Vice-chancellor (Mr, J, D, peoples of the East and those ofStory) opened tlie camp. Tlie fir.st the West. Coupled with the lecday, Saturday, the "Day of Music," tures of Prof. MacMahon Ball aconsisted of recitals of Western week earlier on their politicalmusic(Beethoven, , Vieuxtemps dilTerenccs, Dr, Langer's talk layBrahms. Rachmaninoff Debussy) by bare those primary considerationsmembers of the Queensland Sym- thai must be borne in mind by allphony Orcliestra, records ot Oriental those who seek to understand in-ternational ditfercnccs oetwcenEast and West,Monday saw Hugh Dunn spealc onCiijnese poeti-y and the reading ofChinese poets by students present.Prof. Robinson lectured on Aiistralian literature, and Mr. Flintshowed the common meeting placesof Elizabethan and Oriental drama,Tuesday was devoted to the studyof national geography, the highlight of the day being a lecture byMr. Fitzgerald of the National University, who spolce of a possibleChinese landing in Australia in theseventeenth century.A Revue by Overseas studentsdisplayed national music and dancing in its practical forms. Canoeing', walking, indoor games andceaseless discussions Iiept the interest of the students at all time.The Camp was an experiment, itssole failure being the relatively fewAustralian students present. It hasgiven a great impetus to such attempts at practical internationalconcord, and the greatest encouragement to the organisers to repeatthe occasion again early next year.W Ts A'VICTORt . I .%! I 1 - U »»acuity in checiiing in at GeorgeSt. A few engineering entriesstruclc trouble at the familiar BelleVue corner which never fails todrag a few in. An Asian student,pulling a rioI;shaw, was forced towithdraw following a collision atthis corner with Miss N, Greening,who escaped with a badlj dintedmudguard and shocic.At 9 o'cloclc that night, contestant-s began rolling in to Yeerongpilly for a twenty-four hour stopover and all competitors wearilytumbled into bed. Next morning,ail competitors wearily tumbled outof bed to begin the final leg toSt, Lucia, including a mystery detour around River Drive, JaciiAuty. a Yeerongpilly entrant, wasforced to drop out here, as, duringthe night, the buUoclc team hewas driving had got into the cowpasture and could not be inducedto continue the course.At St. Lucia gate.s, all fiveremaining competitors were equaland the detour round RiverDrive was instituted to determine the sheep from the goats.The tough course over virgincountry proved too much for fourof the remaining competitors, alllosing points for late arrival ntpoints. Hathwell. the other competitor, managed ,'ttic detourwithout trouble until he came tothe water hazard — tl»e lagoon.The tricycle he was riding unfortunately rusted whilst nego-tiating the lagoon and collapsedunderneath him on the otherside. However, he was able t«clean up the doubt in manyscientists' minds' by observing,whilst under water, tliat ducks d»not wear goloshes, which accounts for the susceptibility ofwater-birds to the disease commonly called "surfer's foot."Tlie only contestant to cross th«flnlshing line without loss of pointswas a gent in a large blaclc sombrerodriving a tractor with mower attachment and who was subsequentlydeclared tlie winner. Owing tooffice inefflciency, thts competitorhad not been listed as an entrantand had escaped unnoticed at eachcheck-point, but this was overlooked and he was declared thaprovisional winner. After a victoryIciss by the sponsor's general manager (Madam E. Black), he refused to pose for photographers anddeclined to give his name, modestlydeclaring he was only cutting thegrass.Madam Black, In a statementto ihe press, said that the number of entries had far surpassedher expectations, and that anothcr trial would be held shortlr,if not, sooner.Ne " UnionThe Senate has approved in principle Union Council's sug'gestlonthat students from the Faculties ofEngineering and Arcliitecture shouldIje encouraged to submit generalplans for the new Union Buildingto be built at St. Lucia.A cash prize (the amount ofwliich is being considered) will beawarded the best entry of a sufficient standard.Th rules and regulations relating' to tlie competition and thegeneral nature of the plans required are being drafted by theSenate Buildings and GroundsCommittee.Students interested should startthinking now. Details will be notified as soon as they are available. Sir George Cridland, awray toa good start in the Resex Reliability Trial. His vehicle isthe latest model Cyclops Highpowered scooter, and his costume is, we understand, thelatest thing in natly attire forthe gentlemad motorist,Medical, Science & Engineering StudentsA COMPLETE RANGE OF INSTRUMENTS READILY AVAILABLE TO SUIT YOURREQUIREMENTS DURING AND AFTER YOUR STUDIES.FRENCHMicroscopes. Slide Rules, Drawing Instruments, Stethoscopes,Tutorials can be arranged m Preparatory and First Year French byrihging Mrs. Poott. at U4426.Haemacytometers, Diagnostic Sets, Haemoglobinometors, Per-THESES TYPEDcuBsors, Sphygmomanometers, Dissecting Sets, Magnifiers, MicroMrs. V. Stljegovlc, of 61 GordonParade, Mount Gravatt, anno\mcesthat she has opened a typing bureauand will cater for students.SUdes, etc.Cali, Phone or Write to —FOB ADVICE OB SBBVICE ONWatson Victor LimitedWatson House, 453-4S7 Ann Street BBISBANETelephone— B1616. B1671; B 6265Page 2 &iMP A FLOREAT- Tuesdoy, September 22, 1959.TERMS ARRANGEDUFE ASSURANCEconsult1KENNETH A. LEMON, BAof theAJilP. 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POET'S CORNERThe Intervarsity Drama Festivali] OEL COWARD'S ingenious and- oiiginoa "Bliflbe Spirit" provided happy contrast to ihe first two Festival plcys.Relentlessly shooting swift dialogue across tlie fooflights Queen and kept the audience on its toes throughout, witha consistently high acting standard and lively production.Even though "Blithe Spirit" is relatively easy to do sucessfuUy, speeches can tend to drift into monotony. But Mr.Donagh McDonagh obviously made sure that the cues andspeeches were rapid, perhaps too rapid in spots, where wordsbecame indistinct.This production really belongs to the women. Miss lud' Gordon, Miss Margaret Bell and Miss Janet Uhr made themost of their very enjoyable roles.That Arcarti woman (Miss Gfordon} couldn't have beei fumiier. Her facial expressions radiated throughout thetheatre, and she gave the impression of being a- completemad-hatter. Miss Gordon made her role ihe mosl successful.Mr. Geoffrey Fynes-Clinton's monotony took the edge ol his work, but his qualities improved in the last two acts.—PHILIP FARGHER.But All The SameThat Bloody Daphne"111 murder that bloody Daphne when I get bacic,"screamed Margaret (Legs) Bell—and the roof came down asthe crowd of 52S males, 479 females cr d 143 children under14, yelled their heads off at this abandoned recklessness.Draped in green mosquito netting, green paint, green hair,and green underwear, Legs floored them a s Elvira in NoelCoward's "Blithe Spirit" at the NUAUS Drama Festival inAdelaide lost month.That seedy and moth-eaten weelcs. Hers was the sane rolecharacter Madame Arcarti, a behind all the rat-baggery ofspiritualist w h o s e ectopla.smic Madame Arcarti whose irrepressibledabblings In the occult brought on extroversion made Ruth's cool andall the strife, was Judy Gordon. detached respectability all the moreThis a sort ot type casting. (Meeow). inconguous and foolish.Hitching up her stoclfings, testingthe elastic of her bloomers, restoring her sagging bust, and reeling ott endless .platitudes andclickcs in the slrrill voice of aw i t c h . Madamebroom-ridingArcarti thundered through herpart with a verve and dash thatcodd only be second nature. Hersensational seances and imprcdictable trances from which anythingmight happen and did, Icept theaudience either on the edge of itsseats or prostrate in the aisles.Having had the vast good fortuneof intervlewhig Miss Gordon afterthe performance, between herfourteenth and fifteenth curtaincall, I can only say that you wouldexpect to see her conducting regular sessions of spiritualistic ritual ather college (Women's) up there onthe other side in Brisbane. I mustrecommended her to Miss Lilley as aresident tutor in the occult.Glamour was added by Janet(Ruth) tJhr, whose refined middle-class dignity collected a blowin its solar piexi« with the arrival"from the other side" of her current husband's first wife. Herstrlldn ly good looks and her extremely good stage voice made herthe toast of Adelaide for nearly twotor's wife—nice, giggling, coy andbrainless, Madame Arcarti's mostcynical critic. She did tlUs well,as also did Ruth Wroe who playedtli(! ingcnous and clumsy maid whplears she has sold her honour fora pound note.David Tribe was in character asa village doctor. Seeing that he isa medical student and lives inBrisbane, tliat was not dlflTicult.Geoff Pynes-Clinton. tho hero ofthe piece, had only to stand thereand he had all the women on hisside and all the men against him.And wtien lie spoke, brother! youcould literally feel the cartharsLsrippling tlirough the audience,every single 1148 of them. Andwlicn ho moved and tossed oil alemonade cocktail — no, modestyforbids my telling what happenedthen.In aJI. "Blithe Spirit" was awonderful success, due mainly tothe dynamic pensonalities of itscast and its producer, Mr, DonaghMcDonagli. What is it about theseQueensland types who are a forceall on their own. Time and againwe have .seen tliem descend fromtheir isolated northern bastion,oozing a colour and freshness intlieir personalities that is practically foreign in our southern Universities. When I asked Miss Gordon this, she smiied an enigmaticsmile, closed her eyes and .said,"Mmmm."SpringFantasy1 sit and study Hugh McCrae.Wrapped in a sweet Septembeiday.The book fades in a whirling mazeOf heat waves dancing in thehaze.But are they heat waves that I see?They look like naked nymphs to me!My handsome legs, now far fromfair,Are cloven-hooved and thick withhair.The pointed iiorns that grace myblowHave now begun to slioot.Tile fountain pen between my lipsBecomes a reedy flute.Exams bring death of soul to Man;But what care I, for I am Pan!I .stroke my bcar l and wateh thefunOf nymphs that caper in the sun.See how their shining limbs arepale . . . .Here come.s another .student male!Witli downcast eyes and unkeptliair,He looks the picture of despair.He sees our band, and in his eyesA new Ijglu seems to dawn;Brief-case and dotties are lost, andhePcrsues the nymphs about thelawn.The air is thick with flying pantsAH other students join our dance.Nymplis scream delight and cry inhaste;Arms clasp a dryad's ring-barkedwaist.The leering satyrs prance againAs my reed-pipes ring a madrefrain.At the Arts entrance, I even spyA gleam in Shakespeare's stoneyeye.A centaur leaves the brown-fleckedOther Playssiiade,Of course there were other plays For he seems loath to dally,in the Festival—at least ttie pro- Beneatli the trees. I know Ids face!gi-am said there were. Melbourne's by My pipes I do—Joe Malley."Wind of Heaven" was drama atits best, with the second coming of Professors creep from their stuffyrooms;"Jesus creating turmoil in ,1 Welshvillage. One can imagine the con- Their dry souls glow with eroticblooms.fusion there would be if it wereAnd lecturers make the woodlandto occur in Adelaide.ringAdelaide's play, "The Cenci," by As they savour their last abandoned fling.Shelley, was hailed by many af"Shakesperian," but whether they My shrill pipes cease; then ceaseyour play!meant "Hamlet" or 'As You LikeNow nymphs and dryads, meltIt," was left to the imagination.away!Now students, know that, druggedAlso Ronsby flutes."No Miracle," by W.A., "winYou have pranced around in yourdows" by Tasmania, "Tlie Glassbirthday suits!Menagerie" by Armidale, a n d Collect your clothes; you have"Pygmalion" by Sydney were alsoThe cast of "Blithe Spirit"nothing leftthere, and, by God. sometimes I But dreams to feed upon—They ore, from left to right (Standing): David Tribe, Noela scream at nfght at the thought ofI start to my feet and sadly noteDeutschec, Judy Gordon, Geoff Fynes-Clinton; (seated): Ruth tt.That my cloven hooves are gone.Wroe (wdfh bandage), Janet Uhr. and Margaret BeU.Max.I turn to go; the darkened earthRings with the hooting of satyrs'mirth.Sou'wester.W h a t Is a Christian ?'teiisity of a personal experience soIn these days there is a widespread but erroneous notion good authority of the Scripture and But in all cases the critical element thata man can say with Paul,on the testimony of faithful men is the act of will by whicli a manthat a Christian is a man who does not do certain things and sealed for certainty by a per- resolves to turn his life towards "Last of all He was seen by me(e.g., drink liquor, svreax, gamble, etc.). Perhaps this is nol sonal e-xperiencc.God and to find his deepest satis- also."factions in doing the will of God.to be wondered at when tbe typical mid-cenlury man (whoseA man may feel that he is notSecondly, a Christian is a manwhat he ought to be (most menonly contact vsnlh the Church is what he reads in abbreNoman,however,issufficienttowho is morally convicted . . . . aviated Press reports of week-end sermons) more often than man who knows for sure that deep turn himself from one way of life honest with themselves do) but itis God who adds the deep convicnot hears more of what the Church is against (Uqpior traffic. witJiin liim there are many latent to another. He must allow himself tion that a man is desperately into "be. turned" by the activity of need of the redemption that is inState lottery. S.P. etc.), than of what it is for. However, being possibilities of evil and many tur- God.bulentantt-sodalforcesseekingChrist Jesus. a Chrislicm is not so much concerned wilh "nol doing" o&only the opportunity for expres- And when we look a little deeperit is with positive thingsA man may be willing to turnsion. Christianity is a religion for we see that the making of abut it is Ciod who turns him fromA Christian, firstly, is a man who default also and aa St. Paul rather bad men. For the proud and the Christian is all God's work. A man darkness to light and from theis convinced about the truth of cer- succinctly puts it, "then is our self-righteous it can have no mes- may examine the evidence for the power of Satan to Himself. So, tain basic propositions of belief. In preaching vain and your faith in soge AS the Son of God Himself resurrection and feel that it is then it is right to say with St.brief these propositions (which are vain." If, however, it can be es- said: "They that be whole have reasonably watertight but it is God Paul that a Christian is "God'taccepted by Christians of all de- tablished vith reasonable certainty no need of a physical, but they who gives the certainty by addhig handiwork" . . . . something thatnominations and'shades of opinion) (as can be done) that Christ did that be sick . . . . I came not to to the good authority of the Scrip- God has made as sure as He hasrise from the dead, then it becomes call the righteous but sinners to ture and of faithful men tlie tn- made the stars in theh- courses., are:logically necessary to admit the repentance." And when a man1, That Jesus Christ was what truth of His other claims.acknowledging his moral sicknessHe claimed to be . . God in humanconies to the Healer of men's soulsform (the Son of God).However, Ctu-istlans do not reach in true repentance, with a sincereLOOK. : LOOK . .LOOKIntellectual conviction on the truths2. That at the climax of His life, of Christianity by logical analysis desire to be forgiven and a steadHe did what He claimed to do. and reasoning, christian truth is fast purpose to sin no more, thenAnd His persistent claim was that learned as men learn most other he Is not far from the Kingdom ofHis life "was given as a ransom truth ta their human experience God.for many" and that His blood Was . . . . by testing in personal experi- But to the Intellectually conT
gress lost Semper on-Pag, and e w 5e print api catio the n form. Furthe detodlr cos n be had from Davi Broyd Congres, s Director, qar ofe . tb Unlpe n OfBce Georg e St, o thr de t Couxie Mc Cabbages and Kings The Annual General Meeting of Union Council held a couple of Tuesdays ago produced a surprise ending. The business of the meet