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"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" Flops [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 24 June 1959
'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' Flops by George Moyseyenko Film-goers in Canberra recently saw Tennessee Williams' 'Cat oil a Hot Tin Roof.' The write-up accorded this work of art in the Press and elsewhere was twice as good as the drama itself. After watching it care fully, I disliked it for several reasons. The character of the young husband's father, a rich and portly southern landowner of 65 dying of cancer, is as vulgar as I have not seen for a long time. Constantly and cynically using four-letter words, he is a foul-mouthed and shock-proof exponent of sex. But early in the play, he is offended and outraged by a prompted Negro girl's bit of sex-play; later, he is suddenly hesitant to tell a dirty story, though there is no apparent change or previous qualms. The happy ending was obvi ously tacked on with a view to box-office. In a bogus sequence, the hus band who has spurned sex relationships with his wife is made to return to the marriage bed, and to a renewed loving relationship. Yet ...
Angry Young Man [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 24 June 1959
Angry Young Man 1 he other day , in order to remedy a shortage of anger, I was privileged to inspect a cubicle at tha C.U.C. This example of bureaucratic expediency was approximately five and a half feet wide. It is, I believe, a converted ver andah. Even in its original cond ition it cannot have been a particularly unique or out standing specimen of architec ture. With the deposits of several generations of carpentry added, this dust-filled, draughty, un heated, exposed, chilly, crowd ed and depressing monstrosity is a fitting monument to the vision and concern for student welfare exercised by our bom bastic administration. Into this area is jammed the materials, equipment and of fice of the S.R.C., this illus trious rag, 'Woroni,' cartons of crockery, three cupboards, a table, typewriters* and masses of other junk. As a result, this constrictcd, badly designed, awkwardly shaped, thinly partitioned ver andah masquerading as an of fice bulges like a pregnant camel. As another result...
Hockey Seconds Win [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 24 June 1959
Hockey Seconds Win^ Great jubilation greeted a historic first ever victory by University hockey Seconds at Majura Oval on 9th May . They defeated Baptists by four goals to one. Although this particular team of Baptists has been recently promoted from 'B' Grade, this does not dim the fact that University are no longer the undisputed claimant to the wooden spoon. Despite many mistakes by the Seconds, centre for ward Frank Stacey and wing McCarthy, netted to give University a most in spiring two-nil lead at half-time. Baptists scored early in the second half. As University had no goalie, it was fortunate that this was the only occasion Bap tists looked like goaling. A reverse sticks shot brought McCarthy his second goal, and ?Bob Grey also scored to set up a commanding lead. Despite generally ragged play, and a mediocre opposi tion, credit is due to the Sec onds for an event which many had considered as impossible as the man in the moon. UNIVERSITY SECONDS, 4 (McCarthy 2, Stacey, Grey ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 24 June 1959
BOOKS JUST PUBLISHED 'The End of Modernity' By James McAuley Price 17/6 Essays on literature, art and culture 'Poetry and Morality' By Vincent Buckley Price 34/9 Studies on the criticism of Matthew Arnold, T. S. Eliot and F. R. Leavis 'Alciphron: Letters of Fishermen, Farmers, Courtesans and Parasites' Price 27/6 CHESHIRES Garema Place, Civic Centre
HOCKEY HIT BY HOLIDAYS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 24 June 1959
HOCKEY HIT BV HOLIDAYS The University Hockey Firsts, weakened by the absence of players on holidays, played indifferently to record two defeats and two draws. ? i»i i However , two team members , Neale Hunter and new comer / Mustafa , were included in the A.C.T. team to play Crookwell, at Crookwell, on 17th May. Hunter has represented A.C.T. before, while clever centre forward, Mustafa, has played for Cambridge. Hunter has also represented Melbourne University. The Canberra team was de feated. University v. Baptists Playing very confidently, University established a 1-0 lead by half-time with ajnaL by Hunter. The lead was incrofe^When Mustafa scored frow^penalty bully. iLe 2 1 A But Baptists had most of the play in the second half, with two successive corners, the lat ter leading to a goal. Highlight of this half was when left wing, Rafe de Cres pigny, called 'On side, Var sity,' only to be stopped im mediately by the umpire for being off-side himself. UNIVERSITY, 2 ( Hunter, Mustaf...
MORE MARRIAGE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 24 June 1959
MORE MARRIAGE In a surprise ceremony at the begin' ning of the C.U.C. holidays, well-known student, Richard Rafe Champion de Crespigny, married third year Arts stud ent, Christa Boltz. The quiet wedding ivas celebrated in the Lutheran Church, Turner, by Pastor W. T. Lutze. Mr. de Crespigny is the only son of Dr. and Mrs. G. de Crespigny, who came from Adelaide to attend the wedding. Before becoming electoral officer for the recent Student Association elections he was an influential member of the S.R.C. The bride is a part-timer and president of the Women's Hockey Club. She is the eld est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Boltz, of Turner. She wore a blue polished cotton princess line dress with a pleat in the front revealing a panel of ruched blue tulle, and carried a spray of white sweet peas. After afternoon tea at the home of the bride's parents the couple had dinner at the Motel Canberra. The retiring president and the treasurer of the S.R.C. ar ranged the decoration of the bridal ...
Still Confident [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
Still Confident Jo demonstrate its confidence in the Dramatic Society, the S.R.C. h as decided to grant the society an advance of £10 more than it had sought. The society had requested a I substantial grant of £65 to en able it to function efficiently. New S.R.C. member, John Nosworthy, moved that in ord er to make amends for the shabby treatment of the society last year, and to demonstrate the S.R.C.'s belief in the effici ency and vision of the execu tive, the grant be £75. The S.R.C. unanimously en dorsed the motion. When a similar request was made last year, the S.R.C. at first refused to make a grant, but finally advanced £5, which the society declared was totally inadequate. . * * * Commenting on this year's reversal of policy, President Ron Fraser said the society would prove this confidence not to be unjustified, or alter natively. to be justified.
NOT SORRY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
NOT SORRY The College of Arts, Science and Technology in Zaria was closed by the academic author ities on April 21 for an un limited period after students had held several protest demon strations against the dismissal of one of their professors. College authorities demand ed written apologies from all students before re-admission.
SCHOLARSHIP FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
SCHOLARSHIP FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH (Stu.M.) — Ontario's gift to (lie Queen on her present visit to Canada will be a 500,000 scholarship fund to bear the title 'Queen Elizabeth II On tario Scholarship Fund.' The fund will be administer ed by a committee of the heads of Ontario's Universities. The suggestion that scholar ships replace diamonds and minks has received wide ac claim. There has even been talk that other Commonwealth countries might consider the idea.
The Sad Truth [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
The Sad Truth Now that cafeteria service has been introduced, into Narellan guests are favoured ivith the discovery of the lonft-hidden secrets of the Narellan House menu. Menus at Narellan have always been rather unintelligible as they give no indication of their quality or ingredients. Guests feel that the label of poison has been omitted on many occasions. This is a sample of the un intelligibility of our menus: ANZAC DAY MENU SOUP: ANZAC POTAGE. ENTREE: JAPANESE AU MAYON NAISE. DINNER: ROAST VEAL & TURKISH SEASONING. ROAST BEEF & GALLIP OLI PUDDING. VEGETABLES: AUSSIE SPUDS. YPRES SPROUTS. GERMAN ERSATZ. SWEETS: NEW GUINEA PUDDING & BORNEO SAUCE. WALTZING mATILDA PUDDING. ROMMEL TUTTI FRUTTI. TEA, COFFEE. From the similarity of many puddings and soups, although the titles vary, guests have long been led to believe that the cook serves up the same dish at many meals under the disguise of a foreign-sounding name. So here exposed to public view for the first...
No Horse In Postal Ballot [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
No Horse In Postal Ballot (A.U.P.)— The S.R.C. of Syd ney University is at present finalising arrangements for a system of postal voting for the annual elections this year in an effort to eliminate many of the difficulties and illegalities experienced in past elections. Previously, it had been found that the use of a large number of polling booths had often re sulted in large-scale multiple voting, and this situation had only been rendered more com plicated and farcical by the nomination and election of Messrs. Chelonia and Conrad, who were found to.be animals (a tortoise and a horse, respect . ively).
UP THE POLE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
UP THE' POLE Once again the C.U.C. is o(T up the pole, or at least the Australian equivalent of it. Thredbo is the poor unfor tunate target this time. The date is the 8th of Aug ust and the approximate cost will be 35/- for the bus trio and 25/- for the hire of boots and skis. It has been noted that Toni Magi and others expect to take a 'female and bottles,' no double he may be able to af ford bottles, but his ability in regard to the former is strongly doubted. ?
TRIPS TO WEST BERLIN BARRED [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
;j TRIPS TO WEST i BERLIN BARRED I I All students of the Dresden Institute of Technology who are going to do their practical hi work this summer in a nation ^ alised industry in Berlin's East ! Sector, must sign a written de I claration that during this per 1 iod they will hot enter the city s West Sectors, /jj This request raised consider [)', able indignation among a large '!v part of the students concerned. | At meetings of the 'Free !|' German Youth,' trips to West I'j Berlin were called 'immoral.' '
Plans For Play End In Dismal Collapse [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
Plans For Play End In Dismal Collapse The Dramatic Society's plans to produce Pirandello's play 'Henry IV' for the Inter-Varsity drama festival 'had to be abandoned after the prospective producer decided that he could not cast the play with the material available. As an emergency measure the president of the Dramatic Society announced that they would now stage 'All My Sons,' by Arthur Miller. But after rehearsals had begun, it too flopped. After protracted negotiation, the society had been almost certain that they would secure the services of the noted pro ducer, Mr. Ralph Wilson. At a casting meeting on Sun day, June 21, it appeared that 'Henry IV' could be pro duced. However, Mr. Wilson did not appear on time for the next meeting at which the cast was to have been announced. After some delay the execu tive left to contact Mr. Wilson. One and a half hours after the scheduled starting time a seri ous Mr. Fraser returned with out Mr. Wilson. He informed the hushed gathering that on f...
SCALY WORK AT S.C.A.D. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
SCALY WORK AT S.C.A.D. J he annual hockey com petition which rejoices in I he name of 'SCAD,' was held again in Sydney over the Queen's Birthday week-end. Teams from Sydney, Canber ra and Armidale Universities, and from the R.M.C., Dun troon compete in hockey mat ches and other contests of a slightly less sporting nature. Canberra played two mat ches in succession against Syd ney and Duntroon. Details have been withheld by request of those concerned. A grant of £25 was obtained from the Sports Council, and with the funds obtained from the Hockey Ball, all members were able to receive financial assistance, which was of great benefit in respect to transport and accommodation. Reports indicate that the ac tual carnival was much more organised this year and that all seemed to enjoy the trip. The question of whether or not the standard of hockey benefited or not is better left open.
S.R.C. Censured For Late Start [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
S.R.C. Censured For Late Start The first Special General Meeting for 1959 was held in the Common Room on July 8. Timed for 8.00 p.m., the meeting was nearly a quarter of an hour late in starting, and a vote of censure was passed against the S.R.C. for this unfortunate state of affairs. The meeting was called to discuss the recent relations be tween the College administra tion and the S.R.C. over the imminent rise in tariff at Na rellan House. A motion of censure on the S.R.C. for its 'spinelessly in effectual policy of scutttle . . . in its dealings with the C.U.C. Administration on a matter of grave consequence to a signfi cant proportion of full-time C.U.C.S.A. members 'was pro posed by Michael Austin and seconded by Bruce McLaugh lin. S.R.C. Must Satisfy Mature Students The motion went on to re commend 'that the S.R.C. pro vide an assurance to the Stud ents' Association that, in its future dealings with the C.U.C. Administration the S.R.C. shall adopt a firm stand in keeping with...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
EXAMINATIONS 1959 The last day of entry and payment of fees for the An nual Examinations is Monday, July 27, 1959, Entries received after the closing date will be accepted on payment of the late fee pre scribed by the University of Melbourne. ENTRIES CLOSE ON MONDAY, JULY, 27, 1959 REMINDER Students are reminded that the last day for payment of fees for the third term is Sat urday, August 8, 1959.
RUGBY WINS CONTINUE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
RUGBY WINS CONTINUE The University football team was good enough to account for two more reserve grade teams without turning on the displays which will be needed against stronger sides such as Ainslie. University v. R.M.C. Whites Only solid forward play and a brilliant last minute try by winger Brett Odgers saved Uni versity from an ignominous draw with the destructive but unimaginative R.M.C. Whites. The University back combin ation failed to combine, owing to poor passes from the scrum base to five-eighth Mildren, who himself hung on flagrantly, forcing a shaky Gilmour to take a battering at inside cen tre. Mildren opened the scoring for University,, kicking through and bamboozling a dithering R.M.C. full-back. Piper scored another opportunist try for the side to lead 6-0 at half-time. White struck back to level the score, then University ral lied and began a quarter hour assault, led by Stevenson, whose crashing runs brought often-needed relief, and Har greaves. With full-time im...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 July 1959
5 In many of the older Universities a good Bookshop is as S 1 much a part of a Student's education as the more formal Z z facilities of the University itself. ? 2 We offer Students of the College a pleasant atmosphere 2 7 for browsing, together with an efficient Information and - s Order Service, in which special attention is given to s 2 Academic Needs. $ VERITY HEWITT PTY. LTD. | NEXT COMMONWEALTH BANK, CIVIC CENTRE I