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SPORTING NEWS Ski Club Report [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 9 April 1963
S P § S f I II -s NEWS ( Ski Club Report IBM One of the University's largest clubs, the Ski Club, held its Annual General Meeting on Monday, 13th March. Activities for the coming year were planned and a new committee elected. The committee comprises: President, P. Bower, Vice president, Wal Petersen, Treasurer, T. Godfrey-Smith, Secretary, Anne Wildach, Committee members, O. Dent and T. Kevens, Social Secretary, Tony Farrell and Assistant Social Secretary, Janette Clarke. The Ski Club plans this year to both increase its membership and broaden its field of activ ities. It' will have something to offer everyone, be they novices or experts. Several very success ful one-day bus trips were organ ised last year and they provided many people with their first ex perience of ski-ing. Free tuition was given by the more experi enced club members. This year, in addition to bus trip's, the club is planning * several . weekend trips. If possible, block . bookings will be made in one or more of t...
THE INTERNATIONAL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 9 April 1963
THE INTERNATIONAL CLUB Last year the International Club's activities were little better than social. The' screening of a prize Indian Film can hardly be claimed to be a star in an academic sense. . However, this lethargy could be excused on the grounds that this was a new club, that apathy was rampant and precedent none.. And so we were in i .vited to a series of soup-sucking;~folk dancing, food i tastina evenings the better to understand our in j . lernational friends. ; Hope has held that this year things would be ! different, but I think the student- body has been be j trayed. The /Orientation Week function was a piti ! able attempt, to give some shine to the club. . .. I ? A diplomat no less.- Well, at least he was a plea sant speaker. However, he took an hour to say that ! we should strive for more understanding; that we | should realise that 'they', the recipients of our I bounty, are making sacrifices too and that 'we should ' I . be more friendly on an International Level. |...
EDITORIAL The Students And N.U.A.U.S. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 9 April 1963
RP l¥0 fit S AL The Students And N.U.A.U.S. The move 1o disaffiliate from the National Union was defeated quite substantially last Tuesday. Yet one cannot help having second thoughts on the question. There was a, general feeling of unrest amongst the dissenters that was very disquieting. In effect, iU... tkat iKp cmallpr deleaations to iney wcic- aayiuy ;M,~ ?' — ? ? si-- . . - N.U. Congresses were trampled on by the Sydney and Melbourne groups and that their voices were not being heard. They 'were also worried by the apparent lack of interest shown by the administration for this Uni versity,, together with .ihe. fact that affiliation fees were rather high. Some of these arguments are valid up to a point, and that was why I felt slightly uneasy, after the vote was taken. N.U. can help this University in a much more positive way than it has previously done,, and con versely the students of this University can aid the . N.U. by showing greater interest in its affairs.
CRICKET CLUB NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 9 April 1963
CRICKET CLUB NOTES This is the first appearance in Woroni of a report on Uni. cricket. Since the entry of the new A.N.U. club into the local grade competition last October. The Uni. cricket club formed in March of last year was granted affiliation with the A.C.T. Crick et Association in July, with the prospect of eventually gaining fljll Otllk O + n + .ir. ; -.umwi wuu OIUIU5, This season teams were en tered in. the 2nd and 3rd grade competitions. The 2nd grade side, ?. after gaining top position in the competition slumped badly to ' 5th position. The* main reason for this slump was failure to hold catches. However, the cricket fortunes of the 2nd grade side redeemed itself in its win over Yarralumla. But only a slight chance remains of the team meeting Northbourne in the final. The 3rd grade side have had mixed fortunes following a start- ' ting beginning. This team has suffered more through- the vaca tion than the 2nds and the turn over of players in this team has been enormous. A...
NEWMAN SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 9 April 1963
NEWMAN' SOCIETY The Annual General Meeting of the Newmaini Society was held in the Sensor Common Room, on Thursday, 14th March. The chaplain, Father Shirres, was in attendance and expressed the hope that the coming year would be a successful one for the Society as a whole and for the members individually. The. 1962 President. Terry Higgins, reported on the events of the past year. Father Shirres gave a short address to the meet ing' regarding the work done in the past and plans for the future in the Newman Society. He em phasised that the Mass within the University did a lot to unite the Catholics at least once a week. Mass is now said at 1.10 p.m^ every Thursday in Lecture Room 5 at the Haydon-AIlen building, in addition mass is said every Sunday at 5 p.m. in Lecture Room E7 in the Child ers Street building. This mass is intended for all University stu dents and anyone who would like to attend. Office-bearers this year are: President: Terry Higgins; Vice President: Kevin Tea; Secre...
Basketball Club [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 9 April 1963
: Ilaslketlball Club The Annual General Meeting of the Women's Basketball Club was well and enthusiastically attended. The new office bearers are: President — Pat Rutledge. I Secretary — Judith Potter. Treasurer — Barbara IIamb ? '.ley: ?' This year two Uni. teams are to participate. Grading matches have been set down for 6th - 20th April. It is hoped that We will be able to enter tw© teams in A grade this year. The coach is Miss Grimsley, anyone who was unable to attend the practice matches on the 16th March should contact Pat Rutledge or Judith Potter, at Bruce Hall. Players should watch the not ice boards for details of further practice meetings, etc. All play ers should provide their own uni forms for which they will later be reimbursed. The uniform con sists of a white tunic arid blue blouse. Teams are required to be in full uniform, for the grading matches. The intervarsity competition will be held in Adelaide during the August vacation. The Uni. intends to send one team. Com ...
Chess Problem [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 9 April 1963
Chess Problem A chess problem will be pub lished in each issue if we can get a fount for the diagrams. Meanwhile try yourself out on this one. Problem No. 1: White. began a game with l.IJ — KB3, and Dial,*, a luuiui move matea White's King, which stood on the square KR4. All moves were legal. What were they? ' Solutions may be sent to Nigel Nettheim at Bruce Hall. Correct solutions will be acknowledged in a later issue. The A.N.U. Chess Club com menced this year with about thirty players*. The first event is a tournament for undergarduates, currently in progress. Chess Jans ' will be interested to know that the World cham pionship series is at present in progress. The .Russians. Bovin nik and Petrosian are playing it out, and when we went to press, the score (after the 4th game' draw) was Bovinnik 2 V, Petros ian 1 It may be possible to get it on short wave. ?
ONE STEP FROM IMMORTALITY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] An unknown French warrior sat in the trenches of Ypres in 1916. His platoon commander had been shot; shot by him as a poetic revenge for leading his troop over the ridge almost to the German trenches when the rear support battery had not opened fire as scheduled. Scarcely 10 had returned from that attack; almost all were killed by the French shells. That mor.--.ing the news had come that the remainder of the platoon would attack with the rest of the company at -1800 hours. The charge w.ould be over, the area of ground known .as Frenchman's Ridge — an '? irorir ical illusion to the fate of this platoon. It was probably just as well the attack was going to; be so soon, for before i'Jon'g, some-: one would realise that the; com mander had been shot v by on-5 of his own countrymen, riot by the enemy as supposed. He had not enjoyed killing him. - ? It had seemed a duty to avenge the unnecessary loss of- French blood. . Tonight all- would, be settled. He would . fall for France, perha...
TIRED OF HOPKINS?—TRY THIS: Words Grandeur [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
TIRED OF HOPKINS? — TRY THIS: j Words Grandeur j -; Our speech t'.s veined with the beauty of song. -; \\It can shins out like nuggets in rushed streams. ;! [ITo.be found in sound, or colour-sense of dreams ','- 'o Pictured. Why do men then now not widd words strong? ','- !j Generations have talked, have talked, have talked; -; j! Yet new is shamed with sneers: tamed, samed intremes; j; ',',ll drones man's slur and speaks ^man's size; It screams ',', \\ And bores now, nor can tongue test, fearing wrong. ','- i- . ',- i- ? ? -- I' 4 - ' i * * i I For all this, language is never dead; ? J - There lives the richest clearness true new thoughts: ', [And though past pages passed with pedant tread: ! ; Tomorrow, with a proof praise typeset, sports - I Because the living word with habited . ] ', Used clashes, uttering coined- gold colourings in \ \ ?? - go ivni'd-cor oner's courts. J &;??,?'??. ' ? (W. PETTEKSON) ?
VISITING DAY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] I realised I didn't know very much about Jim after all. He was about forty and had knocked about Australia a lot after his wife had blown through. He was a decent sort of cove, you couldn't help liking him. I could tell he had something on his mind. He was slumped against the bar, staring into his beer. After a while he said: 'You might be able to explain some ihing to me.' I called for another round of ?:??. drinks. : : : ? 'it's about a woman,' he went on. 'Y'see, after I knock off, 1 make a few quid with the truck, carting and - odd jobs round, the hostels and pubs. Well, I was up at , '. '?;?? ery a place, when I mentioned I was on my way to Goulburn. ; . ? One of the kitchen maids said' ihere was another dame- there -??/ ho wanted to go to Goulburn, iind could I. take her? That was O.K. by me, so, after a bit of ? hand wavin' and yappin'y off we go. Seems like this dame's hus: band was doin' six months for something or other, arid seein' it was visiting day, she wanted to s...
THE ITALIAN AND GERMAN MUSICIANS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] ? Catvoerra bad two clnimber mjistc concerts in April. ' The first was a free concert in Jhe Albeit Hall on April ^ 8th, arran^edby the Arts CouncH ati.1 the Italian - Cultural fti£tUu(e. Caesars Valabrega played fourteen of Bomenico Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas. The only regrettable thing was not the Italian Professor's fault ? Canberra '/ onfy harpsichord couhl not be borrowed for the occasion. It was not until later in the century that the word 'sonata' vot its current meaning; and Scarlatti's sonatas were actually short, two section movements. The music is sparkling and very like the gigues of Bach, his con temporary. In fact though, Scarlatti's fig* nration sounds a lot- more like Mozart than Bach's. Valabrega had the crystal clear technique needed to make the piano a. passable substitute for the harpsir chord. That concert would have succeeded if it made even a few people in the audience aware of Scarlatti's, charms. The second concert was the first produced this year by t...
Sports Council Elections [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
Sports found! Ekcthns After nominations closed on Saturday evening, 27th April, the following students were de clared elected: President: Peter Simpson. Vice-Presideht: Roger Clement. Treasurer: Arthur Brown. Secretary: Geoffrey Russell. A ballot will determine the representation on the committee of six ordinary committee mem bers.
OFF THE CUFF "Better Read than Dead" [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] /I5etter f\ead tkan -UJead Comment of the year comes from Frank Strain, the downstairs Revue producer, when a reporter of a Sydney newspaper asked whether it was true that his stars were 'getting into hot water for burlesqueing politicians.' 'How', replied Strain wearily, 'can you burlesque burlesque?' This wry comment came after ' ???; the Bryan Davies SJioiv had ^ been censored, bpcau.se of its . ? ? satire on Miss Verstak: ' i 'My greatest. .thrill tuas to ' j receive a telegram from the ? ? Minister fdr Immigration. Mr. . ' ; Downer. He said: 'Cohgratii' lations. you are the answer to ?, the critics of the White Rus~ j si an Policy.' ? -! ? Definition of adolescence: 'the age between puberty j and abultery'. I Overheard :in the Common \ Room: L Pain to Tony: 'Keep your hands off it!' Jan Clarke: 'Ben was good, wasn't he?' , Situations Vacant Col umn in well-known news- ' paper: 'Wanted — ' a profes sional circumciser at Leh . noaks Foundling Home. Good wages and tips.' (Did ...
Mackerras and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
Markftrras and the Svdnev [?] By K. F. Wetlterell Charles Mackerras is a man of many parts. His tour de force is undoubtedly opera, while bis brilliance in orchestral conducting shines forth only in certain fields. This became abundantly clear at the first A. B.C. Cefebrity Concert of Series 2 in the Albert Hall on Thursday, 28th March. The programme consisted of two of the bread-and-butter items of ^ any ? orchestra's .reperf toire — : the- Cpneefto- Nol, 5'in E flat major (the ?''Emper.prVJ by Beethoven, and. Schubert?s. .Sym phony No. 9 in' C major (the 'Great')..' .'. ' .' ...-'.. ?-' .j. .1 An added .attraction was, the Symphony in B -flat, by' j; -.Gv Bach. The first two are u ^recog- nised testing 'grounds, for a, con-, ductor's . cbmpeterice;*,;thetBeeth/ oven undoubtedly '-.?more'''' severe than the Schubert. '\ .'? ?''' ? , ' '? ' Maclcerras did' not. escape un scathed-, from -the test. '- ?? -.'--- The '.'Emperor', like most of Beethoven's ? more hackneyed works, requires...