Ashbury College - Ashburian Yearbook (Ottawa, Ontario Canada)

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TIIE ASHBl'RI1XN ASIAIISITRX' CfJLLEGrE OTTAXVA VOL. XXVI 194 MAJQR-GENERAL G. G. SIMONDS, DSO i W u r L. 'l'llE ASlIBl'Rl,'1N . - M E + KQIQSYL 4 . . . ' f 1 r UPDIIZITP 11315 r55ur In an QDID Aalghurian W ,g zi g f f Gug Simnnha 1151213 mlgn uma tip' gnungwt iiluinr-Grnrral in tht Olanaihian Armg. anh tlgr gnungrst Biuiainnzxl Glnmmunhrr. Tfgr lrh Ihr Glanzlhiun Zfnrrrs in E-Eirilg anh maui zuuarhrh Ihr 35.09. l4j THE ASHBURIAN Uhr Staff Headmaster N. M. ARCHDALE, M.A., The Queen's College, Oxforo Senior Master and H ousemasier A. D. BRAIN, BA. lTorontcl Sometime Scholor of Exeter College, Oxford Headmaster junior School G. J. K. HARRISON, MA., Trinity College, Oxford D. HINCKS, BSC. REV. T. C. BOON, B.A., University of B.C. University of Monitobo A. B. BELCHER lR.M.C.l Q, J. CHESTNUT, MA. R. F. TRAVERS lflefvflffll C. J. WALSH CAPT. H. DARE, MC. MRS. E. B. HUNTER Miss E BARKER Nurse Matron Housekeeper MISS H. A. MQCLAUGHLIN, R.R.C., R.N. MRS. ARNOLD Assistant Nurse Malron . MRS. l'l. FRASER Bursar Secretary D. R. THOMAS lVllSS A. -l-HOMS Organisl H. l-IUGC-INS, BA., LL.B. THE ASHBURIAN Svrhnnl Gbffirvrn Qlnptuin uf tlpr Srhnnl R. G. R. Lawrence Uantaiu nf the Bag-Enya H. B. Moffatt Iirrfrrta A. T, Lee R. C. Bourget F. Maciar n Kultur iiinnitnra M. Barnes R. Heaven E. Pilgrim L. Chapman H. Bulpit Qlahrt Gurus Corps Leader Cadet Major I. A. Cole Platoon Commanders Cadet Lieut. R. Heaven Cadet Lieut. E. Pilgrim Cadet Lieut. R. B. Renaud Cadet Sergeant-Major A. T. Lee Cadet Quartermaster-Sergeant M. Barnes First Aid Cadet Sergeant R. G. R. Lawrence Rugby A. T. Lee Rugby R. B. Renaud Connaught R. G. R. Lawrence Games Captains Hockey R. C. Bourget Soccer R. G. R. Lawrence Games litre-Glaptainn Hockey R. B. Renaud Soccer P. Richardson inane Qlaptuimx Cricket R. G. R. Lawrence Cricket A. T. Lee Woollcombe R. C. Bourget 161 THE ASHBURIAN ASHBURIAN COMMITTEE Editor M. BARNES Editorial Committee F, MACLAREN, R. LAWRENCE, lvl. ARLEN, D. MATTHEWS Advertising Managers P. HATCH, B. CASTLE Junior Ashburian A. WOODWARD, J. NESBlTT, J: SPENCER is-Q-2-i EDITORIAL ASTING round for something to say, after the Editor had been reft away to England leaving the Editorial unwritten, we heard about the appoint- ment of Guy Simonds to lead the Canadian Troops invading Sicily. The first re-action was one of pride, that an Old Ashburian had been so honoured. Then it occurred to us that it is such achievements by Old Boys which should spur on present and future Ashburians to greater zeal, greater initiative, greater determination. A There are Qld Boys of this school in high and responsible positions, to name them would not only be boasting, but invidious, How did they get there? Not by drifting, playing, frivolity, expecting their work to be done for them, but by energy, drive, initiative, intelligence and real hard work. Taking Guy Simonds again, one doesn't reach the rank of Major-General at the age of 39 without showing these qualities. One doesn't reach and hold high office in service or civilian occupation without these qualities. Supposing we think of the many Old Boys who may not have attained high office, but are doing very worth while iobs commanding Brigades, or Battalions, or Ships, or Air Stations, or are working in various branches of the War effort. ln addition to these there are hundreds doing their bit in even less exalted positions. All of these old Ash- burians from top to bottom are giving their best for their country, some, we must not forget, have already given their lives. What are we Ashburians now doing? Some of us we fear, are only in- terested in having a good time, doing little work, complaining about trivial matters. Should we not think of what Qld Ashburians are doing, how well they are upholding the name of the school, and then prepare ourselves to give and do likewise? How, you ask? By hard work mainly, combined with the use of co-operation, intelligence and initiative. '55, 4 THE ASHl3i,'lQl.'LX' 'igvixlg--t-1.-.4 H S E lf, .1 S VARIOUS SCHOOL ACTIWTIES AND Xf IEWS U31 THE ASHBURIAN CHAPEL NOTES NOTHER successful year of activity in the School Chapel has been recorded, and we must pay tribute here to Mr. Boon, who as School Chaplain has done so much to bring this about. He will be missed greatly next year. We wish him and Mrs. Boon the very best of luck in the future and hope they will visit Ashbury often. There were twenty-two services of Early Communion during the school year, at which the average attendance of communicants was eight. The choral cele- brations, instituted last year, were again held once a term at ll o'clock. The customary eleven o'clock celebration of Matins was held each Sunday, and we were honoured often by the presence of the boarders from Elmwood. We were again privileged to have an address by the Right Reverend Briga- dier G. H. Wells, CMG., M.A., D.D., Principal lProtestantl Chaplain to the Canadian Forces, who on February Zlst, l943, spoke on Discipline, using the Commando Training and results as an illustration. Once again there was a series of special addresses during Lent, this year the Four Freedoms of the Atlantic Charter were selected. Mr. Boon spoke on Freedom from Want, Mr. Brain on Freedom of Worship, Mr. Harrison on Free- dom from Fear, and the Headmaster on Freedom of Speech. As usual Mr. Harrison and Mr. Brain gave addresses during the Michaelmas Term, which were much appreciated. ln September, the Chalice presented by Michael Ney, chapel monitor i940- 4l -42 was formally dedicated by the Chaplain. On June lOth, the Baptismal Bowl, presented by the i943 Confirmation Class, was dedicated by the Chaplain. We were pleased to see in chapel, and hear read the lesson on January 24th, Dick Goodwin, Head Prefect l94l -l942. During the year Lawrence read the maiority of the Morning Lessons assisted by Lee, Barnes and Heaven. We want to emphasize our gratitude to Miss Shorter for her faithful at- tendance, and excellent playing of the Organ throughout the year. . On May l2th, at 8 p.m. the Bishop of Ottawa, Right Reverend Robert Jefferson, B.D., D.D., confirmed eleven boys, together with some external candi- dates presented by Rev. Northcote Burke of St. John's Church, and Rev. Eric Osborne of St. Matthew's Church, both in Ottawa. The Rev. W. Bertal Heeney, BD., D.D., acted as Bishop's chaplain and read the lesson. The short Evening Service, held just before the closing ceremonies, again impressed those who attended, and we were all glad to see Dr. Woollcombe present and taking part. The majority of the addresses were given by the Chaplain and the Headmaster. The chapel clerks, Michael Barnes, and especially Peter Hatch, are to be commended for the work put in and care taken of the Chapel and its contents. By the time this appears in print we hope that the new Prie-Dieu, kindly presented by Elmwood, will be in place in the chapel, and we take this oppor- tunity of publicly saying thank you. OIF ll 1111111 uf Qnunur Flylng Officer MD MQCBIICH Lleutenant john Edwards Second L1eutenantA W L MacDonald Flymg Ofiicer W F Tudhope P1lotOflicerj E R Wood Flymg Oflicer F A H Lambert P1lot Officer Lionel Emeno Mldshlpman T N K Beard Flymg Ofiicer Alexander Angus Air Gunner Ian MacDonald Sergeant P1lot Franc1s J Hart Lreut H M Baker Pllot Officer Robert Graham P11ot Officer Lord Shuttleworth P110t Oflicer John Weldon ahru' name' lmrth fur rurrnmrr , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ' 1 . . . u.-up - . an j 0 T101 THE ASHBURIAN SCHOOL NOTES l-llS year brought the usual crop of changes in staff, that the war seems to cause. A Even with the number of changes we've had here, we are better off than some schools, who've had three different men teaching top Latin in one year, ln September we welcomed Mr. l-lincks for Maths. and Science, Mr, Buchanan for French, Mr. Travers for Cadet Corps and General Subjects, and Mr. Chestnut for General Subjects. At Christmas lvlr, Polk had to leave to join the US. Marines, and took with him the best wishes of all at Ashbury, not to mention regrets. Mr. Buchanan also left to take up a position at Upper Canada College. In January we were joined by Captain Dare, to replace Mr, Buchanan, and Mr. Belcher, in place of Mr. Polk. As we had been previously understaffed, the arrival of Mr, Walsh, to teach general subjects, was also a welcome relief. On the I-lealth and Domestic side, Mrs. Arnold, joined us as l-lousekeeper, and Mrs. Fraser came as under matron. ln October, Shaw, departed on the first stage of his journey to England and his post as Junior l-louse Monitor was taken over by Price. Unfortunately Shaw's ship was sunk, though happily for him before he got on board, and it was not for several months that he finally got across. Just before the end of the Christmas term, at the suggestion of the Prefects, Evening Chapel was changed to 6.45, immediately after tea, instead of at B.l5. The idea was to avoid the interruption to evening study, particularly for seniors. General opinion seems to favour the change. We were very sorry that Mrs. Boon was seriously ill before Christmas, but are glad to say she fully recovered long before these words were penned. Captain Dare, was unfortunate enough to get pneumonia severely, not long after his arrival, and spent some time at the Civic l-lospital. l-le made a good recovery however, and was back at school in harness before the end of the Lent term. Chris Prance was unlucky enough to break his leg early in the skiing sea- son, and its obstinacy in mending, kept him out of action all the winter. We hope he'll have better luck next year. The boys had to turn to and do most of the housework during the Christmas term, and again towards the end of the year. This included room cleaning, dining room cleaning and washing up. They set to with a will, and now should be very useful in their homes. We were lucky in avoiding any heavy epidemics, getting a few cases of mumps at the end of the Christmas term. We hear there were several more during the Christmas holidays. An admirable innovation at this year's dance was the presence, on invita- tion of the l-lead Boys of Glebe Collegiate, Lisgar Collegiate and the Technical School. We hope this will be a permanent feature. lt snowed this year first on October 26th, two days later than last year, but it more than made up for those days by its depth and quantity during the THE ASlIliL'Rl.'IN UPPER: ROCKCLIFFE IN WINTER. .OVVER1 CADET CORPS INSPECTION DAY U21 THE ASHBURIAN winter, The oldest inhabitant we could find, one over 83, could remember nothing like it. We congratulate Ivlr. Lucas, tStaff l938l on his marriage recently to Mics Jessie Emmett. l-le is now a Flight Lieutenant, R.C.A.F., and while on a visit to Rockcliffe Air Station, renewed his acquaintance with Ashbury. A goodly number of savings stamps have been bought by the boys this year, but we feel this could be increased, perhaps by having less tuck, lthat is when there is tuck in the canteeni. Dr. Woollcombe paid his annual beginning of the year visit to the school in September, and addressed the boys and staff briefly. l-Ie asked "What are we fighting for?" Then answered the possible question "l-low can a boy at school help?" and ended with the exhortation "Do it now." We are indebted to the good offices of Dr. Shapiro for a visit to the Elgin Theatre to see "ln Which We Serve". The whole school were invited by the management of the theatre, and those who were able to go, most of us inci- dentally, saw a film well worth seeing. We are deeply grateful both to the Elgin Theatre and to Dr. Shapiro. There has been much activity this year in the Debating Club, and the International Relations Club, which is reported elsewhere. There has also been a good deal going on with Flat Clubs, Upper and Lower, some of it pos- sibly unofficial and not for publication. A large group of boys accepted the invitation of the R.C.A.F. to attend 0 lecture on, and see an exhibition of, photographs of the work of the Air Force, held at the l-louses of Parliament in March. They found it most interesting and instructive. A Thanks are due to Colonel Calderon for coming out on a cold evening in March, and showing some films to a number of the younger boys. They in- cluded films of a Commando Raid on Norway, Desert Fighting and some car- toons, all much appreciated by the audience. A visit to the War Museum under Mr. Travers' guidance was enjoyed by Form IV. On another occasion the same party went to the Art Gallery. We feel more of this would be a GOOD THING, to paraphrase lO66 and All That. A number of boys have been having a good time swimming at the Chateau, and eating afterwards on the invitation of Miss Seeley, for which much thanks say all of them. A Others are indebted to Mr. Walsh for movies followed by food. Are we being spoilt? Say not so, and carry on the good work please.- There has been a pleasing interest in music, a number of boys taking every opportunity of going to concerts when good musicians were in Ottawa. We'd like to see a more active interest even if we have to sit through a School Concert. The Stamp Club started well, under the guidance of Mr. Polk, but when he left, it rather faded, though it still lives. Lets have it a really energetic con- cern next year. THE ASHBURIAN I 131 JUNE CLOSING HE closing took place on Friday, July llth, in the afternoon. The Annual Sports were held in the morning and there was a short leaving service in the Chapel after lunch, A move was then made to the gym where the speeches and prize giving took place. The following account of the closing was taken from the Ottawa Citizen:- "Perhaps among the prize winners this afternoon there will be future leaders who will help to make Canada a great power in the art of understand- ing." said Sir William Glasgow, Australian l-ligh Commissioner to Canada, at the Ashbury College closing exercises yesterday afternoon. Sir William reviewed Ashbury's part in the wars of the past and brought to mind the things that Ashburians are learning to-day to fit themselves to carry on the traditions of their predecessors. "You are learning discipline and self-control, qualities that not only make good leaders but good followers as well. Indeed, a man must be able to obey before he can command." Much Pioneering Ahead. Not forgetting the day after victory, Sir William spoke of the many things that Canadians have yet to do. "There is much pioneering yet to be done- pioneering in the fields of international relations-learning particularly social science, which is the practice of helping the poverty-stricken." Presenting the Annual Report N. M. Archdale, l-leadmaster of the school, spoke of the many inconveniences and handicaps brought about directly and indirectly by the war. "l, and others concerned with schools, have been greatly disturbed by the very uncertain state in which education appears to be at present," he said. The attitude assumed by many boys who intend to enter the armed forces that it does not matter whether or not they matriculate is one of shortsighted- ness. "They forget that after the war they will find the lack of some academic standing a definite handicap in either obtaining a job, or entering university, as presumably some of them will wish to do." Referring to the curtailment of subjects not of essential value to the war, and replacing them with courses in defence, aeronautics and other specialized sciences, Mr. Archdale said, "l feel that a democracy cannot exist when a nation is composed almost entirely of technicians and specialists. Let us by all means give all we have got to defeat the Axis nations, but don't let's lose sight of the future. Sports Carried On Although cadet and defence work took much time, the sports were carried on as in previous years. ln the first term the football team was young and in- experienced, but although it was not very successful in the inter-school matches, T141 THE ASHBURIAN they "put up a good show, showing courage and promise for the future." This was also true of the hockey team. Much enthusiasm was shown in skiing this winter, "more for exercise and pleasure than of a competitive nature, which to my mind is no bad thing," said the headmaster. The cricket team enjoyed a good measure of success, al- though it did not win the inter-school trophy. The junior soccer team success- fully carried off the Colonel Fraser Cup. The health of the school was good. Mr. Archdale commended Miss Mac- Laughlin, Mrs. Fraser and Miss Barker, the school nurses, for their untiring vigilance. "Staff changes for various reasons, military duties and health, for example, do not help in the efficient functioning of the school. This year we have been unfortunate in that changes took place in the middle of the year," said Mr. Archdale, "although in Mr. Walsh, Mr. Chestnut, Capt. Dare and Mr. Belcher we obtained hard-working, enthusiastic colleagues who have thrown themselves into their work." Mr. Archdale lauded the way in which the staff has "pulled together" and has taken on extra duties cheerfully. l-le also spoke of the way in which the prefects and other bays have co-operated to do whatever they could to make for the general good. More Serious Side- The sale of tickets for the annual play netted the Red Cross 515274.00 Debates and meetings of the international Relations Club, at which several distinguished people spoke, rounded out the more serious side of extra-cur- ricular activities. Many trips to the Parliament Buildings, the Archives and other educational places of interest were arranged for the boys. ln conclusion, the headmaster said, "I feel that if parents, governors, boys and staff all work together in harmony, no school can fail to be great. While I want to express my gratitude for the co-operation of many of these categories, l would ask that next year this co-operation be unanimous." ln his valedictory address, R. G. R. Lawrence, head prefect, and captain of the school for the past year said: "We shall take away with us two funda- mental principles which at all times Ashbury has stressed-those of courage and duty. To older and wiser people it appears, and rightly so, that this world which we are now entering is a chaotic and frightening one. While we grant the truth of this fact, it does not in any degree dismay us: we face it with happy confidence." Col. E. F. Newcombe of the board of governors was acting chairman of the occasion, and among those present were Norman Wilson and Senator Cairine Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Woods, Mrs. E. F. Newcombe, Dr. G. P. Woollcombe, l-l. S. Southam, Col. and Mrs. J. D. Fraser, G. J. K. l-larrison, head- master of Abinger l-lill School, now incorporated in Ashbury, and Brigadier- General and Mrs. C. H. Maclaren. THE ASHBURMN I 151 VALEDICTORY lGiven by R. G. R. Lawrence, Head Prefect, at the Closingl HOPE you will forgive me, lodies ond gentlemen, if I refer to myself os "the old mon of Ashbury", hoving spent nine yeors, more thon holf my life, within these scholostic holls. Perhops, for o few moments you will ollow me to tell you something of whot its trodition meons to us, the closs of nineteen forty-three. The Groduoting Closs of forty-three ore leoving school ot o very cruciol stoge in the history of the world. At no other time hos so much depended upon the otmosphere ond bockground of the young people of the notion, nor upon the chorocteristics which hove been formed ond the chorocters which hove been moulded, of the young men who ore leciving school oll over the Dominion ot the close of this term. All of us who ore groduoting here to-cloy hove no doubt looked forword to this occosion with o keen feeling of onticipotion, but it is only now thot we fully reolise thot we ore closing o chopter of hoppy memories, of comrodeship. But even more importont thon this, we sholl, toke owoy with us the two fundomentol principles which ot oll times Ashbury hos stressed, those of couroge ond of duty. At this moment there is one primory duty before us oll, thot of serving our country, but even in times of peoce there will be tosks confronting us which will demond on equol devotion, And the successful occomplishment of duty, whether in peoce or wor, demonds the other fundomentcil ottribute of couroge. Other boys who hove groduoted from Ashbury, some lost yeor, some the yeor before, ond mony others before them hove reolized these truths, they hove not swerved from their duty ond they hove not locked couroge. To the older ond wiser people it oppeors, ond quite rightly so, thot this world which we, the closs of forty-three, ore now entering is o chootic ond possibly frightening one. But while we gront the truth of this foct it does not in ony degree dismoy us, we foce it with hoppy confidence. Here ot Ashbury we hove been set o stondord of conduct ond hove been tought mony things. lt is now our responsibility to put those things, which we hove leornt, into procticol use, ond to endeovor to mointoin this high stondord, so thot those who hove left this school before us, ond those who will follow ofter us, con honestly feel thot we hove done our best ond corried on the Ashbury trodition, of duty ond couroge. 1161 THE ASHBURIAN SPORTS DAY HIS year again the Annual Athletic Sports were held on the morning of the closing. The day was very suitable for the activities of the morning, fine but not too hot. In order to shorten proceedings the Long Jump and Throwing the Cricket Ball events were decided the day before, an innovation which proved successful. --Thought there were not very many startling results recorded, there were some very close races, and the performance of Sablin, an Intermediate, in beating several of the Senior times and distances, deserves special mention. His Long Jump of I8 ft. I inch is remarkably good for the under I6 class. This year, as last, War Savings Stamps were given as prizes, except in Special cases, such as the Championships of each class. R. Heaven won the Senior Championship and the Fleming Cup, D. Sablin the Intermediate and Stanley-Wright Cup and M. Paxton the Junior and Aylwin Cup. RESULTS--SENIOR EVENTS I00 yards-R. l3outin, I. Cole, R. Heaven, II U5 secs. I mile, open--R. Heaven, E. Pilgrim, P. Hatch, 4 min. 54.6 secs. 220 yards-I. Cole, F. Macnabb, R. Boutin, 28.4 secs. High Jump-H. Bulpit, R. Heaven, I. Cole, 4 ft. 8V2 in. 880 yds.-R.Heaven, P. Harben, R. Lawrence, 4 min. 23.8 secs. Long Jump-R. Heaven, I. Cole, R. Boutin, I5 ft. 9 in. I20 yds. Hurdles-I. Cole, P. Hatch, R. Boutin, I8 secs. 440 yds.-F. Macnabb, I. Cole, R. Heaven, I min. l4.2 secs. Obstacle Race-H. l3ulpit, P. Hatch, R. Boutin. INTERMEDIATE EVENTS I00 yds.-R. Sablin, P. Daniels, P. Richardson, II secs. High Jump-P. Richardson, R. Sablin, L. Chapman, 4 tt. I0 in. 220 yds,-R. Sablin, P. Richardson, 27.2 secs. Obstacle Race-P. Daniels, M. Mackintosh, L. Chapman. I20 yd. Hurdles-R. Sablin, P. Richardson, P. Daniels, I7 secs. 440 yards-R. Sablin, P. Richardson, P. Daniels, I min. I2.2 secs. Long Jump-R. Sablin, P. Daniels, L. Chapman, I8 tt. I in. JUNIOR EVENTS I00 yds.-M. Paxton, B. Castle, R. Paterson, I32 secs. 75 yds.-llJnder I2I V. Smith, P. Shinner, J. Whitwell, II secs. 200 yds.-I3. Castle, M. Boag, T. Kenny, 32.4 secs. High Jump-J. Nesbitt, R. Gould, P. Warburton, 4 ft. 4 in. 50 yds.-lunder I0l P. Calderon, I3. Chisholm, E, Archdale, 8.2 secs. Obstacle Race?-"A" T. Kenny, B. Castle, "B" G. Grove, J, Shinner, 80 yds. Hurdles-N. deWinton, A. Paish, A. Little, I6,4 secs. Obstacle Race-lunder I2l P. Shinner, N. DeWinton, O. Redtern. Long Jump-J. Shinner, A. Holmes, M. Paxton, I3 tt. 6 in. Inter-House Tug-of-War, Connaught, I min. 58.8 secs. Inter-House Relay Race, Connaught Old Boys' Race, R. Heath, S. Montgomery, C. Winter, I2 secs. THE ASHBURIAN I 17' CADET CORPS HIS year saw a great increase in Cadet Corps activities. With Defence added there was a period every morning, as well as the regular weekly afternoon. There had to be instruction in a variety of additional sub,ects, including map reading, administration, knots and lashings, Bren gun and so on. We were fortunate to have Captain Travers on the staff to take over the posi- tion of Cadet Instructor, and he worked very hard all year, producing some very good results, as will be seen in the account of the Annual Inspection on an- other page. We were again, and increasingly so, indebted to Col. Hogan, Officer Com- manding the Governor General's Footguards, for help and advice during the year. We were lent a good deal of equipment, such as rifles, bayonets and Bren guns, and also had the benefit of instructors on occasion. The purchase by the school of three new drums, was a great help in the marching training, and caused a noticeable improvement. The great thrill of the year, perhaps was the arrival of new uniforms. This came about owing to the re-organization of Cadet Services, and the appoint- ment of Col. C. G. Grier as Director of Army Cadets. The uniforms were sup- plied by the Government who also paid half the cost, the balance being paid by the school concerned. Unfortunately it was only just before the Inspection that the uniforms materialized, and even then we were a few short. However, there were enough to show that they are smart, comfortable and serviceable, and will certainly be a great improvement over the old long-condemned uniform, which rumour states, have been handed down from father to son, in some cases. One Old Boy at least, who has a son in the Cadet Corps, swears he wore them when at Ashbury. At the beginning of the year there were few of last year's officers and non-commissioned officers left, so a good deal of experimenting took place. lt was not till later that final appointments were made, based on the qualities shown and work done by the boys concerned. We would like here specially to mention the work of Cole and Lee. Next year again we will have new officers, also a new instructor, in Ser- geant Major Mitchell Henry, who comes to us with 27 years' Army service, several years experience with Cadets in British Columbia, and a very fine reputation and record. ' A' lg-9.3 CADET CORPS INSPECTION 4 The following account is taken from the Ottawa. C1'if.mi.- Smartness and precision were noteworthy as the Ashbury College Cadet Corps paraded before Col. C. G. Grier, Director of Army Cadets for Canada, and Capt. T. C. Holmes, MD, 3, district cadet officer, Saturday afternoon on the Ashbury grounds. The Governor General's Foot Guards provided a back- ground of military music. After the inspection of the corps, the cadets demonstrated their excellent marching, Bren gun drill, and arms drill. The highlight of the afternoon was I181 THE ASHBURIAN the platoon in mock attack, with the first aid corps, the signallers and the attackers giving a fine display of their skill in war tactics. Juniors Take Part A squad of juniors, not to be outshone by their seniors, marched around the field, some of them shouldering rifles. The younger of these had had no train- ing from a master but were drilled by the boys in the cadet corps. "The quality was excellent, and shows keenness, enthusiasm, and esprit de corps," said Col. Grier in the short address which he gave at the close of the review. Col. Grier said that he had gone expecting to see something rather good, and he was not disappointed. He congratulated Cadet Captain Ian Cole, company commander, on the standard of proficiency displayed by the Cadets. "This is the unit among hundreds, a hundred boys among thousands, this is a very good example of what is being done in Canada from coast to coast." Cups Presented Cadet Lieut. Ronald Heaven was presented with the cup for the best platoon by Col. Grier, who also presented the shooting prizes. The Willis O'Connor Cup for the senior boy with the best shooting score was won by David Hooper, the Scott Cup for boys of I5 and I6 was given to Lewin Chapman, the Cox Trophy for boys under I5 went to David Fair, and the Humphery Cup for juniors was won by Timmy Kenny. The cadets were trained by Captain R. F. Travers and the junior squad was under the direction of Mr. A. I3. I3eIcher. Officers of the company were, Ian Cole, cadet captain, R. Heaven, E. Pilgrim and R. Renaud, platoon commanders, H. I3uIpit, adjutant, A. P. Lee, company sergt. major, I3. Harben, P. Harben and K. Abbott-Smith, platoon sergts., lvl. Barnes, quartermaster sergt., R. G. R. Lawrence, first aid lieut., and H. Bulpit, R. l3outin and P. Richardson made up the color party. lg-Q-g SHOOTING HERE was much more shooting than last year, it being part of the Defence and Cadet course for all members of the Corps. Some very good scores were turned in at times, and there should be more next year. Abbott- Smith and Chapman were very helpful and efficient in organizing and helping to supervise the shooting. The results of the competitions were as follows: WILLIS O'CONNO'R CUP lOpen to all Seniorsl f Hooper I 2. Cole 3, Bulpit SCOTT CUP ll3oys between I5 and I6I '. Chapman 2. Nash I 3. Read COX CUP lI3oys between I4 and ISI '. Fair 2. Hooper Il 3. Threshie HUMPHREY CUP Uunior School? '. Kenny 2, Sykes 3. Woodward THE ASHBURIAN r 191 T H E P LAY S THE FANTASTIC FLIGHT Noah Boomer ..o....,..... ,. ..... , ....o,,,fo oA...4oooo a ,..,., . o,o, s so C, R Sgblin Hope Tregoring ...........,.... c A Hartley Stella, Boomer's Wife D. Matthews Heatherfield ,,...,.,.....,.. e...... ,...,... s C s P, Crump Pither, Baomer's Secretary ,,.....4.e F, Maclaren News Editor .............,............ e.VeeeV ................ , ....... ,eeee., ve,.,wee, R . L a wrence Reporter ......... -- - ,,...., ..e,......,,.. , ....,.............,,.... - ,...... .- .,,e e..,e. - - H. Price Crusaders Wife ......,.. First Lady, Constance Second Lady, Blanche Keeper of Drawbridge His Wife lAudreyJ ...... Troubadour ..... - ........ Crusader ..... - .... ---- King John ..... -- Baron -- .... - .......... - Common Man ........ Barons - .............. Produced by A, B, Belcher 1066 AND ALL THAT "The Crusaders" "King John" "Police Court" J. Narthcott A. Woodward E. Enfield A, Murdoch B. Castle J. Eliot E. Samuel W. Nelles D. Hooper A, Murdoch - M. Threshie --,F. Macnabb - R. Spielman Pegram Magistrate -L ......... .................................. ...v----- L . CJWGDFTWOVW First Policeman ......... ......................... . A ----------- H- BUJDVY Second Policeman ............. -------------- T . CVUVUD Christopher Columbus .........................s............................ ....... M . Birchwood Guy Fawkes ..............................f.......................V.. 4..s.-.--v .-4----- ------,--.- T . K GVWY Produced by N. M. Archdale JOURNEY'S END lAct llll Captain Stanhope ........ .......................... ---- M . BOV V195 The Colonel ----- ........ .................. ---4---- D - Amould Lieut, Osborne ....... , ...... -----4---- l - Cole 2nd Lieut. Raleigh ........ M. SLIGHSTOUG 2nd Lieur. Trotter ........ -- ....... R. Boutin Co. Sergt. Major ..,,.. A. Lee IZOI THE ASHBURIAN Pte, Moson .......... - .......... ................ P . I-lotch Germon Soldier ...... .............. - -- ......... .............. W . Eliot Soldiers ................ ........... .... - - - .............. - ......... .... - ..... E . Pilgrim P C. Fleischmonn Scene: A dugout in the British trenches before St. Quentin, Morch, l9l8. Stoge ond property monoger, R, I-leoven, ossistont stoge monoger, P. I-lotch. Produced by N. M. Archdole. N the night of Fridoy, Morch 26, the school ploys were presented in the Technicol School Auditorium. The evening wos groced by the presence of the Governor Generol ond Princess Alice, who ofterwords went bock- stoge to greet those who hod contributed to the success of the evening. Three ploys were presented, the first being "The Fontostic Flight" by Sidney Box. This is o one oct ploy bosed on the now fomous Resolution of the Oxford Union not to fight in the event of wor. The leoding port ithot of Nooh Boomeri wos ployed by Richord Soblin. I-Iis octing wos very noturol ond good, but I om sorry to soy thot for mony minutes neither he nor the mojority of the members of the cost could not be heord in mony ports of the theotre. It is of course o consideroble disodvontcige to the ocoustics to hove o number of cur- tciins os o bockdrop instecid of o stoge set: they obsorb o Iot of sound woves: ond the well pocked oudience obsorbed the rest before they hod time to floot out beyond the first few rows. I-Iowever the entronce of I-Ieotherfield iPeter Crumpl improved this situo- tion os he wos cleorly oudible, ond motters tended to improve os the ploy went on. There is o chorus of running commentory provided by two newspoper men who ore ploced with their telephones on either side of the proscenium orch. They iI3orney Lowrence ond I-Icirold Pricel hod o pretty eosy job to do but they were not very convincing. I om not quite decided however thot the foult wos theirs. I think their port wos rother flot. Indeed the Fontostic Flight is o poor ploy ond its plot hos few of the ottroctive ciuolities thot fontosy con bring with it. Freddy Mocloren os the Big Mon's secretory wos odmiroble, ond the two women's ports token by Dovid Motthews ond Tony I-Iurtley were opporently well ployed but olosl inoudible to our section of the theotre. Both the girls looked very winsome. V I-Iowever for sheer feminine chorm Pussy Northcott with dimple slightly owry would hove been hord to beot, os she woited for the crusoder's return in the next section of the ploy. The three selec-tions from "lO66 And All Thot" coused greot omusement. I "The Crusoders" is olwoys good for o lough ond we hod plenty. I wos sorry thot Lorne Eliot os the Troubodour spoke his two songs ond I thought thot Andrew Murdoch os the Keeper of the Drowbridge, hoving disoppointed me by being in his blue suit, wos olso too much of o honds-in-pocket sloucher. But the others were good ond porticulorly Arthur Woodword os Constonce should not go unmentioned. - In the two other scenes, "King John" ond the "Police Court," we hod mony more Ioughs. In the former the squeezing out of the Common Mon is very if I THE ASHBURIAN T211 funny: and in the latter when Columbus is indicted for discovering America, and Guy Fawkes for failing to blow up the Houses of Parliament, everyone on the stage seemed to be enjoying himself, and we did too, in consequence Lewin Chapman was very good as the magistrate. The most ambitious part of the evening then arrived with the production of Act lll of "Journey's End", l think this was valuable as showing grownups that such an apparently difficult play for boys to oct can be tackled with success and as showing boys how much you can do with little or no scenery to produce all the effects you want by relying on the imagination of your audience. No one l believe felt the need for a more realistic representation of that dug- out: no one l believe felt that the octors had not mastered the nuonces of Sherriff's Last Act. The major part fStanhopel was played with great ability by Michael Barnesi at times I lost myself in this play and forgot my present surroundings and my objective view. Only once did Barnes bring me back from this happy state-when, in his scene alone with Raleigh, his voice became too loud, too harsh. Michael Shenstone in his performance as Raleigh was pretty well as good as Barnes: he played with great sensitiveness and most convincingly. Derek Arnould was good as the Colonel, and lan Cole, Tony Lee, and Peter Hatch, besides being excellently cast, did an admirable job, lan Cole in particular. The plays were not over till ll.l'5 or after and the only criticism l have about Journey's End is that the waits that occurred between scenes were much too long. In the time that it took to produce the identical dugout without the removal or addition of more than one packing case you could have substituted the Throne room of the Raiah's palace for the interior of the Colosseum, Rome. Perhaps Ronnie Heaven istage and property manl had gone out for a coke? Anyway it was a good evening, very well attended by a large and properly enthusiastic audience and our best thanks are due to all who helped to make if SO' G.J.K.l-l. PUPPET SHOW The Puppeteers are to be congratulated on two counts, first of all for the admirable show they put on during the winter, second that they by so doing raised 5157.00 for the Candies for Britain Fund. Their industry and the time spent in preparation also deserves comment. The programme consisted of scenes form "Don Quixote", and "The Adventures of Clippo the Clown". The puppeteers were Charles MacNabb, G. Thomas, R. Burder,'M. Barnes, J, Harri- son, and Michael Webb who also painted the back-drop and scenery. The stage-manager was P. Whitworth assisted by N. Dixon, and music was in charge of P. Mackintosh. Our only regret is that there weren't more puppet shows during the year. iz 21 THE ASHBURIAN ANOTHER VIEW OF THE PLAYS Rev. T. C. B. Boon We are indebted to "Panorama" for this feature. NDER the distinguished patronage of the Governor-General and HRH. Princess Alice, the annual plays were presented in the Auditorium of the Technical School, and while one missed the friendly atmosphere of the Little Theatre with its superior stage and scenery, more than compensation was added in the larger accommodation. Possibly, too, there was even a gain in the greater simplicity and more complete demands upon the imagination, The first play was "Fantastic Flight" which, as the Headmaster explained in his introduction, attempted to work out the theme of pacifism. Sablin as Noah Boomer had the heaviest part in this and gave a fine performance which promises well for the future. MacLaren was the perfect secretary, deferential and co-operative, while Crump l gave an unusually natural display as the Works' Manager. The two ladies were an outstanding success, capturing everyone's heart with their charm. ln spite of her pacific principles, Hope Tregoring lHurtleyl was quite a dangerous vamp, and there seemed every justification for Stella Boomer lMatthewsJ to get so indignant with her husband in the final scene, the close of which was most stirring. The newspapermen had difficult parts and Lawrence and Price are to be congratulated on their performance. The three scenes of "lO66 and All That" struck a lighter vein. ln the first the four ladies were the centre of attraction, some of the audience being quite envious of their costumes. The coyness of the Crusader's wife lNorth- cottJ was greatly appreciated, but we still regret that the troubadour lEliotJ did not sing his lines. Samuel, as the Crusader, showed a fine bluster in his part. ln the 'King John' scene, Hooper as the Chief Baron was quite outstanding in poise and determination, while Nelles made a rather amusing King John. The Barons lThreshie, Machlabb, Pegram, SpielmanJ supported the principals. Murdoch was an excellent Common Man and Keeper of the Drawbridge. The 'Police Court' scene was dominated by Chapman as the Magistrate, and he must be commended for the way in which he changed his dialect under the subversive influence of Christopher Columbus lBirchwoodl, Kenny's antics as Guy Fawkes, and the happy selection of Bulpit and Crump ll as policemen added to the general gaiety. Many might think that the production of the third act of "Journeys End" was too ambitious, but it fully justified itself and one followed it with a breath- less interest. Barnes as Capt. Stanhope had a very heavy part in which he constantly improved. He put a lot into his work and his performance was very effective. Cole displayed great skill in the part of Lt. Osborne and was always convincing, Boutin as Lt. Trotter was not only refreshing, but much improved in acting, Shenstone had a difficult part as Lt. Raleigh, but he played it with remarkable understanding and his hesitation of manner seemed to give it the THE ASHBURIAN IZ3l right touch. ln minor parts, Hatch as Pte. Mason and Lee as the Sergeant- Major did first class work, while Arnould as the Colonel, Pilgrim and Eleishmann as soldiers, and Eliot as the German prisoner, were very efficient. The Headmaster and Mr. Belcher are to be congratulated, both upon their casting as well as their production. The staging was excellent under the super- vision of Ron Heaven, assisted by Hatch, and the sound and lighting effects were well conceived. Altogether a happy and successful evening. BROADCASTING EXPERIENCE SHBURY boys were invited by Mrs. L. P. Sherwood, organizer of the school broadcasting project "Trumpet Call to Youth", to take part in the first demonstration, together with girls from Elmwood. There were a series of broadcasts by different schools in Ottawa, depicting the National Life of different races now settled in Canada. Each broadcast consisted of a short play, followed by a discussion on the play by a class. The Ashbury, Elmwood share, was to act a playlet "lvan lVlestrovitch" on the life of the Jugo-Slavian sculptor, on the stage of the Glebe Collegiate, as a demonstration for all the teachers in Ottawa. The stage was turned into a broadcasting studio, and the play was treated exactly as if a broadcast were taking place, with sound effects and all. Mr. Charles P, Wright, manager of the C-B-C Ottawa studios, produced the play, and the boys gained valuable and interesting experience. The boys taking part, selected after several auditions at the C-B-C studio were, Barnes, Cole, Heaven, Lawrence, Nelles, Crump l, Hooper l. We hope that in future projects Ashbury will be given further opportunities of co-operating. ..lQ.,.31. DEBATING SOCIETY HE first meeting of the Society was held on October Znd. There were 27 members present. Lawrence moved "that Canadian Immigration after the war should be restricted to British Subjects". Boutin opposed. There were half a dozen speakers from the floor of the house, and the motion carried by I4 votes to 7. The second meeting was held on Friday, Nov. 6th, with 30 members present. Eliot l proposed that "Classics should be abolished from the curriculum". His main point was that people should look to the future rather than to the past. Crump I opposed. Several speakers then rose from the floor of the house, on both sides, the motion being rejected by I6 votes to IZ. The third and perhaps most lively debate took place on Friday, Nov. 27th, when with 34 members presint Chapman proposed that "The Movie has taken i241 THE ASHBURIAN the ploce of the ploy in entertoinmentf' Bornes opposed, ond mony speokers rose from the floor of the house, though not oll of them spoke to the point, possibly excited by the opplouse ond enthusiosm which wos in evidence. The voting resulted in o tie I4 - l4, ond the President's costing vote coused the motion to be lost. On Eridoy, Februory 2nd, the fourth meeting wos held, with 33 members present. Crump Il proposed thot "this l-louse believes in Ghosts" ond wos opposed by his brother Crump l. Both spoke well, but hod to odmit their orguments were inconclusive. There were severol speokers from the floor of the l-louse which become rother noisy ond unruly, porticulorly when one speoker N-tt, referred to onother speoker os o beost of osinine species, ond hod to retroct his stotement. The motion wos corried by l4 votes to lO, with the remorkoble number of 7 spoilt bollots. 1-3.4-37... INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB l-IIS society wos octive ond hod o successful yeor, with good meetings ond ottendonce. The first meeting, held on September 23rd, wos purely 0 business meeting for the election of officers, ond omendments to rules. On October l6th the second meeting wos held, when West I spoke on "VVhot Effect the Anglo-Russion Allionce will hove on post-wor Europe." This wos keenly discussed by the Club, ond the greot mojority were strongly in fovour of the Allionce. On November l3th it hod been hoped Mr. Grotton O'l.eory, would be the speoker. l-le wos, however, unoble to ottend, so there wos o generol discussion on the following subject "Thot the offoir in North Africo is of minor importonce in this wor". This wos definitely not the opinion of the meeting, judging by the speeches ond voting. The fourth meeting of the Society took ploce on December 4th, when Mr. Percy Phillips, of the New York Times, wos kind enough to come ond speok on "The Bolonce of Power in Europe pre- ond post-wor". l-lis tolk wos listened to with greot interest, ond provided much moteriol for thought ond discussion. On lonuory 29th, the society met for on informol discussion on "Indio should be given freedom now". Opinion wos divided, but the mojority were opposed to the proposition. On Februory l9th, the society wos honoured by the presence of Dr. Govrilovic, Counsellor ot the Jugo-Slov Legotion in Ottowo. l-le spoke on the "Bolkon Situotion", envisoging o Federotion there ofter the wor. l-lis stimulot- ing oddress provoked mony questions, ond o most successful meeting closed shortly ofter 9 pm, On Fridoy, Morch l9th, Mr. Trocy Philips come to oddress the Society on "Turkey" giving o most interesting oddress to o lorgely ottended meeting, ond bringing the seoson to on end in o highly sotisfoctory monner. THE ASHBURIAN IZSI SCHOOL DANCE HIS year reverting to our former practice we held the School Dance in the Dining-Room, and as it was held on the evening of May 22nd following the Cadet Corps Inspection that morning, we called it the Cadet Corps Dance and uniforms were worn. There had been some criticism beforehand because it was not being held in the Gym, but after the dance, the general view of those questioned by our correspondent was that the dining-room was more pleasant. As it was being held on a Saturday it was found impossible to get an orchestra, but a "luke box" was rented and worked steadily all evening, We would suggest that more variety in the type of dance records selected might be given another year. As we wanted an unbiased account of the dance, we obtained and print below, the views of a member of the fair sex, both young and beautiful, who was among those present, but desires to remain anonymous: "Since I am not and never will have the honour of being a fellow Ashburian, I can only give an account of the Annual Ashbury Dance from a purely feminine point of view. I am sure that all the girls lucky enough to be present would ioin me in saying that the dance was a great success from the moment we arrived to our final goodbyes at the doorstep. This year "something new had been added"-the cadet corps uniforms, which gave a military note to the affair. The refreshments were delicious and thanks to Mr. Archdale, we enjoyed a few extra dances at the end of the evening, which postponed the awful issue of going home." The decorations, done in the school colours, lent an atmosphere of festivity and gaiety to the event. The flowers were charming and the music supplied by the ever-faithful nickelodion suited any mood or tempo. So ended another pleasant evening at Ashbury and we are greatly in- debted to Mr. and Mrs. Archdale for making it possible," -lsee- SKIING By F. MCL. HIS season, due to the uncertainty of hockey, there was a great deal mor skiing done than in previous years and many budding enthusiasts were noticed on the slopes around Rockcliffe. As far as interscholastic competitions were concerned, the weather past- poned most of the leading events, but the most important of these, the Ault Trophy, was still held and proved very successful. Five boy teams from each school are represented, the first four to come in, counting in the final score. The school placed fourth and fifth in the respective downhill and slalom courses which brought the skiing season to a close. Unfortunately, First Team I-Iockey schedules interfered with the Southam Cross Country and Seigniory Club events, but we look forward with bright en- thusiasm to next year's activities. The following represented the school in the Ault Trophy:-Cole, Maclaren, Lawrence, Price and Simonds. l26I THE ASHBURIAN SUGGESTIONS EOPLE sometimes ask what use the Suggestion Box is, and have even been known to answer their own question, by saying it is useless, as no attention is paid to the suggestions deposited therein, They are quite wrong, tor suggestions are carefully read Cwhen in readable torm or signedl and considered. It feasible or sound they are acted upon, it not they are destroyed, and usually the individual making the suggestion is given reasons. The purpose at this article is to invite more suggestions tram boys in the school, and also to urge that more suggestions leading to the benefit ot all, and fewer leading to the personal benefit ot the individual should be made. For example the suggestion that there should be a permanent box tor donations to the Candies tor British Children Fund, was excellent, and has been adopted. The suggestion that an extra cent on candies and drinks should be charged at the canteen, and put to the above Fund, showed a right attitude, but is not easy to carry out in practice. The reauest that Form ll have current events was another good suggestion, naw put into operation. On the other hand, the suggestion "We want more butter", when that commodity is rationed was not only seltish but stupid, and an excellent example ot what not to suggest. Some suggestions have point, but are impractical, so where possible means at carrying out the suggestion should be included. The main point ot having a suggestion box, is to get criticism ot what is being done and suggestions as to what should or could be done, tram those directly concerned, the boys, so that the etticiency, and general well-being ot the school can be improved, Roll up with your suggestions please, V., .sa Q.. Front View ot the School Thirty Years Aga THE ASHBURIAN 1171 RUGBY FOOTBALL: 1942-43 FIRST XII COLOURS A. Lee R. B, Renaud F, Maclaren Ri G, R. Lawrence. l-IE season of l942 opened with high hopes, but little experienced material on which to base them. Only nine members of the first squad had ever played football before, and none of those were ball-carriers of any calibre, The average age was unusually low: indeed, with a handful of exceptions, it was virtually an intermediate team which took the field. I-lowever, eagerness to learn and a remarkable spirit, largely due to the enthusiasm of Lee and Renaud, produced rapid improvement, and towards the end of the season there was some really good football. The usual drill for conditioning and fundamentals of blocking and tackling was followed by thorough practice in signals, in which the end-run, tandem, criss-cross and quick line-up formations, with their various pass variations, which have been used for some years, were stressed, a few refinements being added as usual. Very fair football sense was shown by the newcomers, and for the first game a sounder team turned out than could reasonably have been expected. The first part of the season was devoted to the two traditional games with Nepean Seniors and one against the Rockcliffe Ramblers. These were all lost, though in no case by heavy margins, and the quality of play showed progressive improvement. For the first time for many years, we visited Nepean at their own grounds, a practice which must not again be allowed to lapse. To hold so experienced and strong a team to a score of I8 - I2 on their own field was most creditable, and the game was in all ways most enjoyable. Tribute must be paid to the excellent sportsmanship shown by both players and spectators of Nepean. For the first of our two major fixtures, Lower Canada College brought up a versatile and well-coached squad, which returned the victors a score of I I - O. Ashbury had a very fair share of the game, and was in scoring position several times, but inexperience and over-anxiety robbed them of points. The game, however, was reasonably even, and the School emerged with considerable credit, and some very kind things were said about their display by the well-known McGill coaches who handle the LCC. teams. The BCS, match was played on the Lower Canada grounds in Montreal, for the use of which and for a most generous hospitality our thanks are due to that school. The Bishop's team was mature, heavy and competent, and carried too many guns for us. The first half was very even and ended with BSC. leading 7 - 6. The Ashbury touch-down had been scored by one of the best pieces of offensive football produced in recent years, a perfectly executed series of well- varied plays taking the ball from our own twenty-five over the goal line without interruption. ln the second half weight and experience took its toll, and Bishop's were soon ahead. Ashbury gambled towards the end in the hope of T281 THE ASHBURIAN pulling the game out of the fire, and presented their opponents with two easy opportunities on which they capitalized smartly, to make the final score 26 - 6. It was a tired and beaten team that left the field, but their spirit was un- quenched, and only their will to win, injudicious perhaps but laudable, caused them to end the losers by a margin of more than one touchdown. The game was a fine piece of football education, and played throughout in an admirable spirit. In no instance did our opponents take undue advantage of their superior size and strength. The value of the experience gained was shown in the last three games, all of which were won,-against a Lisgar team, a return with the Rockcliffe Ramblers, and the Old Boys Match. The School, playing a freer and less anxious type of football, scored with some facility, and beat the Old Boys in a foot of snow by I8 - O. This was a most satisfactory conclusion to a fluctuating but delightful season, which augurs well for the future. Intermediate and Junior football showed a welcome renaissance and keen- ness was general throughout the School. The Intermediate XII played an away match with LCC in which they were well beaten, and various Junior teams had fixtures with the Rockcliffe School and scratch squads from the neighbourhood. A fair measure of success was gained, some promising talent unearthed-in more senses than one-and useful knowledge of the principles acquired. The work of Mr. Polk, Lee and Renaud in arranging, coaching and refereeing these activities was most helpful. The season as a whole should have proved beneficial to School football. It remains for next year's teams to build upon the work of their precursors. There is no fear of any lapse in keenness, but there will not be the some excuse of inexperience, for there is the nucleus of a good squad returning. Coolness and judgment are the only two factors needed to produce a really successful season, and it must be the resolution of all concerned to see that that success is forth- coming, not merely a series of meritorious failures. FIRST XII CHARACTERS A. LEE-Captain-4th year: Inside: his blocking and tackling were of a very high order and his determination brought him under every play: the finest lineman the School has had for some years. As Captain, he inspired his men with enthusiasm and sportsmanship of the best type, and was most efficient in all matters of organization. R. B. RIENAUD-Vice-Captain-2nd Year: Quarterbacki a neat ball-handler who showed progressive improvement in selection of plays and by season's end was a really good field-general: a sound centre secondary, both in tackling and in short-pass defence, and an accurate passer and kicker. F. MACLAREN-2nd year: made excellent interference for his ball-carriers and tackled effectively. His blocking on kick and pass formations was in- valuable. R. G. R. LAWRENCE-I st year: Middle: although new to the game, showed remarkable aptitude and displayed a high level of achievement. His plung- ing was a major offensive threat, and his tackling on the secondary de- fence sure and sound. THE A5HLsL'R1AA' igoi ABBOTT-SMITHQ lst yeor: Snopi timed his posses well ond was ccirisistently occurote' o resolute ond effective tockler on the line of Scfirnrrzoge BULPlT-lst yeori l-lolfboclc developed ropidly into o sounfl'5 holfi mode ground quickly oround the ends ond plunged strongli, on odrniroblg secondory, ond ploced himself well to receive posses. HGOPER l-2nd yeori Middle: timed his plunges well ond mode rrioriy voluohle goins: needs to improve his tockling, ond devote more ottention to in- terference. SABLIN-lst yeorg Outside: uses his speed to get down under kicks, tockles stronglyond hos o sofe poir of hondsi must concentrote on toking out his mon on end run formotions. BRASS-2nd yeor: lnsidei o courogeous tockler ond blocker. his loss wos o decided blow to the teom. RICHARDSON-lst yeor: l-lolfbock: timed his pldys well, ond o good poss- receiver, but must run with more determinotion both on end-runs ond on bucks: o foir ccitching holf, but needs to get more under the boll. YPILGRIM-l st yeori l-lolfboclcg o promising boll-ccirrier, but must leorn to go for his hole with more confidence, greotly improved his tockling ond interference but still hos for to go. 'GROVE l-lst yeor: Flying Wingi fost when shoken loose oround the ends, but dropped too mony posses: o strong ond feorless toclcler. BOUTIN-2nd yeori l-lolfbocki very fost ond greotly improved his boll-hondl- ing: tockled well on occdsion but needs to study positionol ploy on both offence ond defence, CHAPMAN-l st yeori Outsidei fost ond mode foir interference, but not suffi- ciently resolute in his tockling. , V. . 1301 THE ASHBURIAN MACNABB l-lst year: Middlei runs well from formation and tackles fairly, but should do both with more energy, and pay more attention to inter- ference. THOMAS I--2nd yeari Outside: an exceptionally fine pass receiver, but must realize that tackling and blocking are no less the duties of Outside Wing: has great possibilities. PRICE-lst year: Quarterback: showed considerable promise as a caller of plays and tackled finely. I SPIELMAN-lst year: Inside: strong and willing in both blocking and tackling but must learn to think under fire. DANIELS I-lst year: Outside: a keen tackler with a useful turn of speed: must develop his pass receiving. -,,,,,i HOCKEY: 1943. FIRST Vi COLOURS-R. C. Bourget R. B. Renaud R. G. R. Lawrence l-l. B. Moffatt. l-lE season of i943 opened with a useful squad of experienced players remaining from last year, and some promising recruits, and hopes were high for a successful series of fixtures. That the results were somewhat disappointing was no fault of coach or players. The loss of Moffatt early in the season was a cruel blow, and the absence of key men from some of the crucial games took its inevitable toll. As Captain, Bourget set a high standard of play and department and fired his team with much of his own enthusiasm. Once again the School was fortunate in enjoying the services of Mr. W. J. Touhey as Coach. l-lis instruction in the fundamentals and in the finer points of the game was beyond praise, and his insistence on sound condition and the most rigorous canons of sportsmanship inculcated lessons of even more import- ance. We hope that we may long be privileged to benefit from the experience of so genial, so keen and so efficient an instructor. Same enjoyable practice games were played in the earlier weeks of the season with local teams, those with the fast-skating Gladstone squad being of particular value. ln two private school games, we were unfortunate in meeting two exceptionally fine and well-balanced opponents, whose combination of speed and strength with well-executed concerted plays was too much for us. In neither game were we at full strength, and in the BCS. fixture particularly were definitely short-handed. Determination to rise to the occasion on the part of both the older and the less experienced members kept the score within reasonable bounds on both occasions, but scaring punch was lacking, and our defence caught too often on the wrong foot. A pleasing feature of the season was the keenness of the younger mem- bers of the squad, among them some of our English visitors, who have developed THE A5H1sc'Ri.i.v 4 at I f iisiieunh ' ASHBURYA WE Left to Right--Front Rowi lvloffott, Bourget, Sohlin, Renoud, Loy-.renie Second Rowi Thomos, Pilgrim, Bulpit, Redd Third Row: Price, Lee, Fleck. Bocl: Row: A, D. Brom, Esg, Doniels, Goodewe, Bornes o promising skill in Conodcfs winter gome They, in comhinotion with older honds who ore returning next yeor, should form the bosis for o powerful teom, which must be firmly determined to bring bock some of the glories of recent yeors to School hockey, lCharactersl By A. D. Brain R. C. BOURGET-Coptoini 2nd Yeori Centrei o constructive ond neot ploy- moker, who skotes fost ond effectively both on ottock ond defence hock- checlcs strongly ond hos o powerful ond occurote shot, As Coptoin, kept his teom well together both on the ice ond off, ond wos most helpful in moking orrongements. BARNES-Monogeri olthough new to his post, wos most efficient in the rnony detdils of orgonizotion which fell to his lot. l-lis services were greotly opprecioted by teom ond cooch olike. FIRST VI CHARACTERS By R. C. B. RENAUD-Left wing-Vice Coptoini 2nd yeor on teom: Ployed well oll seoson ond did some very useful bockchecking, Also scored some nice gools, LAWRENCE-Defence-2nd yeor on teom: Wos much improved from lost yeor. Wos 0 moinstoy on defence. Should leorn to poss the puck when rushing. LEE-Defence-2nd yeor on teom: l-los o very useful poke check ond covered foirly well in front of his Own net. Should leorn to skote foster, U21 THE ASHBURIAN PILGRIM-Centre-2nd year cn tcami ls a fast skater and a good stickhandler but should learn to go up the centre of the ice instead of the boards. Will be very useful next year. Tl-IDMAS I-Right Winge-2nd year on team: I-las an accurate shot but did not use it to its greatest advantage, Should not try to shoot from too far in the corner. Will be valuable next year. READ-Right Wing-lst year on team: ls a fairly fast skater and checks well. should be an asset to next year's team. BULPIT-Left Wing-Ist year on team: Started on defence but was moved to a forward position. Played well but should learn to keep on his feet. Will be useful next year. SABLIN-Goal-Ist year on team: Improved as the season progressed and should go a long way with more experience. Should learn to stay on his feet PRICE-Defence-lst year on team: Though small he played well and did a good job on the forward line in the B.C.S. games. Will be an asset next year. FLECK-Left Wing-I st year on team: Did not do badly but should learn to keep out of the way of his own teammates. Will be useful next year. DANIELS--Utility-lst year on team: Though only called upon for service in one game he played well and tried hard. GOODEVE-Spare Goal-I st year on team: Improved greatly as the season grew older and did some good work in the nets. Should learn to cover his corners better and to clear faster. Will be very useful next year. Vs. L. C. C., AWAY. LOST 8 - I The first team travelled to Montreal for its first important game on Feb. 27 and were defeated by a lopsided score. L.C.C. were held in their own end throughout most of the game but managed to visit Ashbury long enough to score eight times. The lone goal for Ashbury was scored by Read on a pass from Bourget, The team fought hard but were overcome by superior playing. Covey, Cuttle and Sainsbury were best for Lower Canada while Lawrence and Sablin played well for Ashbury. Goal: Sablin, Defence: Lawrence, Lee, Price, Centre1Bourget, Left Wing: Renaud, Right Wing: Read, subs: Pilgrim, Thomas I, Bulpit, Fleck. Vs. B. C. S., AWAY. LOST 5 - O Again we travelled to Montreal for our second important game. This time we only had nine players. Goodeve was forced to play goal, Sablin being sick and Price had to move up to the forward line. B.C.S. had more scoring chances than the score would indicate, however, Ashbury had their share also and missed them all. Toward the middle of the second period we began to tire, but we did not 'give up the fight. The team fought to the end hoping at least to be re- warded by one goal, but the Bishop's team checked furiously and gave us no chance to get in close. Shepherd and Pitfield played well for Bishops while Bourget, Lawrence and Cioodeve turned in good efforts for the losers. Goal: Goodeve, Defence: Lawrence, Lee, Centre: Bourget, Left Wing: Renaud, Right Wing: Price, subs: Pilgrim, Bulpit, Daniels I. THE ASHBURIAN im ' Vs. GUXDSTONE SNIPERS. LOST 8 - 2. The first game of the year was played at the Auditorium against a team with much more speed than we had. However, the team put up a good fight and Moffatt and Thomas I each scored once. Bourget hit the goal post on three different occasions. Vs. l3UCKlNGl-lAM, AWAY. WON 2 - 0 ln their second game the team showed some improvement and came through with their only victory of the season. Thomas and Bulpit scored our goals. The game was two hours late starting because our train broke down three miles from the station. Bulpit, Renaud, and Lee turned in good play for the winners. Unfortunately Moffatt, who played in the first game, was forced to the sidelines for the season due to a heart condition. Vs. GLADSTONE SNIPERS. LOST lO - l In a return game against the Gladstone boys we seemed to lack teamwork and spirit and allowed our opponents to run up quite a pile of goals before Fleck managed to retaliate from a scramble in front of the net. - . Vs. OLD BOYS, HOME. LOST 4 - 3 A Our annual game against the Old Boys came off on Tuesday, Feb. 23, and though there weren't many Old l3oys it was a good game. Ashbury scored first when Bourget pushed a rebound into an empty net. The Old Boys fought back under Burrows' leadership and scored three times to put them in the lead 3 - l. Ashbury came back and whittled the lead down on a goal by Renaud. Soon afterwards Bourget tied it up. The Old Boys started to slow down through 'lack of reserves and conditioning but Ashbury found Charlie Burrows a tough nut to crack and towards the end the Old Boys scored on a breakaway. Burrows was a standout for the Old Boys and Bourget, Renaud, and Lawrence played well for Ashbury. The line-up for the game 3- Goal: Sablin, Defence: Lawrence, Bulpit, Centre: Bourget, Left wing: Renaud, Right wing: Thomas l, Subs: Pilgrim, Read, Fleck, Lee, Price. HOUSE GAMES . lst Game. Woollcombe l Connaught l This was a hard fought game and penalties were drawn by bath teams. Moffatt scored for Woollcombe and Lee scored for Connaught. ' Zrid Game. Woollcombe 6 Connaught 2. - Though slow to start Woollcombe finished with a four goal splurge in the third period. Both teams had scored two goals at the end of the second period, Lee and Read counted for Connaught while Hurtley and Renaud kept Wooll- combe in the scoring records. Thomas, with two goals led Woollcombe on to victory in the final stages and Pilgrim and Renaud each scored once. 3rd Game. Woollcombe 5 Connaught 3 I Before the game had hardly started Woollcombe had a 2 - O lead on goals by Thomas and Bourget. Soon afterwards Renaud added another to this total. Connaught was slow to retaliate and it was not until the third period was under- l34l THE ASHBURIAN way that Lawrence scored from Price. Connaught was awarded two penalty shots but failed to score on either. Renaud and Thomas scored again to in- crease WooIlcombe's lead to 5 - I. Connaught came back and Read scored when he deflected the puck off Bourget's skate into the net. Price finished the scoring on a shot from a scramble in front of the Woollcombe net when Thomas was serving a plenalty for tripping. Woollcombei-Cioodeve, Bourget, Renaud, Pilgrim, Moffatt, Thomas I, I-lurtley, Daniels I. Connaught:--Sablin, Lee, Bulpit, Lawrence, Price, Read, Fleck, I-Iarben I, Maclaren. i3...31 SOCCER I-IIS year was highly successful, all teams, lst XI, Under I5, Junior School, won all matches played, and what must be almost unique, not a goal was scored by any of our opponents against any of our teams. The lst XI under the captaincy of Lawrence won both games against Lower Canada College. The Under I5 Team in a triangular contest against Lower Canada College and Selwyn I-louse, for a cup presented by Colonel J. D. Fraser, won all four matches very comfortably. The Junior XI severely trounced Rockcliffe Public School, who had an in- experienced team this year. FIRST XI COLOURS: R. G. R, Lawrence P. E. Richardson I. F. C. Cole E. Grove Vs. L. C. C. I-IOIVIE. WON 3 - O On Thursday, Oct. 29th, the lst XI played L.C.C. During the first half the ball was for the most part in the L.C.C. portion of the field, and though during the second half, the L.C.C. forwards made several dangerous rushes, the Ash- bury defence prevented them from scoring, and helped our forwards to keep -control of the game. This ended with the score 3 - O in our favour. The goals -were scored by Grove I I2l and Bulpit. Team-Goal: Heaven, Backs: Bourget, I-larben I, I-lalf-Backs: Cole, .Lawrence, Pegram, Forwards: Prance, Richardson, Grove I, Grove II, Bulpit. Vs. L. C. C. AWAY. WON 2 - O. On Friday, November 2nd, the lst XI journeyed to Montreal to play their second game against L.C.C. The game was more even than the one played at Ashbury, but we were still definitely the stronger team, and outplayed our opponents. The score was 2 - O, the goals being scored by Grove I and Richardson. Team-Cioali I-Ieaven, Backsi Bourget, I-larben I, I-lalf-backs: Cole, Lawrence, Pegram, Forwardsi Prarce, Richardson, Grove I, Grove ll, Bulpit. 1 THE .iSllI3L'Rl.'LN' '1Ar"Tf'Q'XT .X QLTQFE CfgLaLif-T fp TQ Om Thwgaaz CQ' TIM T-gafv T 3.- T Our apprarmerww pm as a mer, aga: MQW we " If Thew, had at mwah? haue been waa far 1.5 C5 am ',+.' if of Scarmg, bemg axxan aff the Target agam ard agarr 'ra Scare , ,N Team-eGaal T-Ieaxerwg Backs Baargef fair' r Tea" T Gaadexe, Cale, Pegramg Fgrwords Prarwce fffqe IT 'Wai' L ll Hatch. v , rf'Z1LsiihnUlI T- 4 . 115 vez. at -C1 .Qi F fr2rwTPX1'.+. mf ie Grave II Ee-ire Pg.-, fue i Rurzraiif p ie Cie mf' :ge-. Hg.-. Egg: Tejroefl Egarge' Pegrgm mfe. . UNDER T5 xse LC C FXNNWW WGN - UNDER If xi SELXNYN HCUSE MNAY VT. C The Uajer lf Team jaamepea fa MaatreaT arf Frma C LCC The game was rather ave slaeae AeT1aaf . gre" time and umrvimg by 5 - ff The rex? marmra we plaied Selxxm Hause Ca ag, 'X Te W rmmg bn 4 - Q The 4aaTbaET p7a.e: b. ThlSfiGr11xxGSkef3 gala af' me T r a a Qaaa accaam af memseixes aaamsr me Ts' XI Team far bath rw1aTChe5eGaaI Bcag, Ea:-me Free I Half-backs Srmaras Harte, Shaw! Farv.a'a5 Frame T WimSer Efuat I, 36 THE ASHBURIAN UNDER I5 vs LCC HOME WON 8 O On Saturday October I7th L C C under IS team came to Ottawa Owing to a misunderstanding, two members ot their team didn't arrive till after the game, so two, Ashbury substitutes in Murdoch and Castle, were pressed into service. Ashbury pressed from the start and scored at regular intervals, Boag in goal, having little or nothing to do. The score at the end was 8 - O. in our favour. Threshie had a great day, scoring 7 goals, Winser getting the eighth Team Goal Boag Backs Harben I Read Halt backs Simonds Hurtley Shaw' Forwards: Prance Grove II Threshie Winser Eliot I UNDER I5 vs SELVVYN HOUSE HOME WON 7 O On Saturday Oct 24th Selwyn House Under I5 Team came to play us but like L.C.C. found us at the top of our form, and were well beaten. The Ashbury team played very well indeed and ran up a total ot 7 goals to nil scored by Grove II l3I, Threshie, Harben I, Hurtley and one by our opponents themselves Castle' Forwards: Prance Groveill Threshie Winser Eliot I HOUSE GAMES There were three games played in the Inter House Soccer competition All three were hard-'toughtfand were much better exhibitions ot soccer than usual. The tirst game won I - O by Connaught, was one of the best games of soccer played here tor many years. The second game was very even and ended in a draw, neither side scoring. -Woollcombe managed to win the third game again close, by I - O That Iett the two Houses even so the points were divided House colours were awarded to the following: Woollcombei Grove I, Pegram, Hatch, and Con naught: Cole, Abbott-Smith, Harben I, Prance CRICKET 1943 FIRST Xl COLOURS: . G. R. Lawrence . ee , . Richardson : I. F. C. Cole . Harben , H R. B. Renaud SECOND XI CAPS: lwith crest as being SECOND XI CAPS members of First XII: ' Hurtley Sablin Macnabb ll Threshie Elio I Chapman Murdoch Pilgrim Price Harben II I I Team?-Goal: Boag, backs: Harben I, Shaw, Halt-backs: Simonds, Hurtley, R A L P P T THE ASHBL'RIflN jvj , be l Back Rowi Price, lnlarben ll, Sablin, Chapman, Pilgrim, Renaud, Tlireshic Middle Rcw Cale, Lee, Lawrence, Richardson, l-larben l l-latch, scorer HE Cricket season of V343 opened in most inclement weather, but the warmth of the enthusiasm and justifiable optimism more than overcame the rigours of the elements. ln spite of the loss of the bowling of Bailey, the batting of McLaren and the all-round play of MacDonald, the material on hand, with a wealth of promising youngsters, was probably the best in quality and variety for many years. ln Richardson, Cole, R l-larben and Sablin the Xl had four of the best batsmen of recent generations, and all those played primarily for bowling or fielding were capable of making runs, The bowling, with Lawrence as fast-medium right hand, Renaud medium right-hand, Threshie slow left-hand, and Richardson and P. l-larben slow-medium right-hand, pos- sessed length, variety and attack in just proportion. The fielding was not, perhaps, quite up to our usual standard, but far from inadequate. The early matches more than bore out our hopes, We scored 94 runs against the Ottawa C.C., and disposed of them for 67, Threshie having the remarkable analysis of 5 for lO. The Defence CC. won the toss and made 52. We had to battle for the runs, but a fine Bl by P. l-larben brought us victory with a total score of 6-l, Against the New Edinburgh CC, champions of the Ottawa Valley Cricket Council, we ran up the remarkable number of HS runs against a strong bowling side, and were only beaten just on time through a brilliant display of forcing cricket by Taylor and Satterthwaite, We entered the private school matches with well-founded confidence and a fair expecta- U81 THE ASHBURIAN tion of retaining the championship won by the Xl of l942 for the first time for many years. Against Lower Canada College, on our own grounds, Richardson and Sablin put on 90 for the first wicket, and we declared at l57 for 6, leaving our visitors an hour and a half to play. They were all out for 3l in less than an hour, only Piper offering any resistance to the bowling of Lawrence, making his first ap pearance of the season, Threshie and Richardson. The conclusion of the House Match, in which Connaught beat Woollcombe by an innings llOO to 44 and 329 and a most enjoyable Staff Match intervened between this fixture and the match with Bishop's College School. The l-leadmaster scored an enterprising 34 for the Staff, and Mr. l-larrison a painstaking 40, and the Xl were set ll6 to win. The l-leadmaster and Mr. l-lincks bowled well, and only a fine and vigorous Sl by Cole enabled the Xl to get the runs, which they did with 3 wickets to spare. Fortified by this excellent match practice, we opposed BCS. on the Lower Canada grounds, for which once again we thank our hosts. We lost the toss and let our rivals compile 75, which might have been substantially less, had too difficult chances been accepted. l-lowever, with confidence born of previous scores, this did not seem too formidable. But as so often in Cricket, the unex pected happened, and six good wickets were down for 9 runs. Only a courage ous innings of 22 by Cole, with some plucky help from Lawrence and Pilgrim enabled us to reach the poor total of 49, by far the lowest of the year. The attack was respectable, and the fielding of l3.C,S. good, but by no means as strong as we had mastered in earlier games. There could be no excuse for the failure of our sound and experienced batsmen in this most crucial of matches score, fairly cjuickly, we should have a good chance of knocking off the runs But here a grievous error of judgment occurred. Lawrence and Renaud bowled interminable overs, for little cost admittedly, but wasting time and playing the batsmen in, when the slow bowlers might have been getting the wickets, as they had in the first innings. The l3.C.S, batsmen all failed to make double figures except Sheppard who hit well for 43, and l-looper who compiled a cor rect 23, but they kept up their wickets well, and left us with insufficient time to get the runs by normal batting. Their second innings of 93 set us l2O to win, and little over an hour to do it in. Quite correctly, an attempt was made at first to force the pace, but the hitters, with the exception of Lawrence with I6, failed, and before long we were well behind the clock. Here another mis take in judgment was made. Batsmen were allowed to come in and throw their wickets away in attempting the impossible, and the last ball found us with only one wicket to fall and still 26 runs short of our objective, with 94 runs on the board, More runs could have been made for fewer wickets if batsmen had played their normal game, when once it was obvious that the match was lost lt is an old saw that old heads cannot be put on young shoulders, but in this case there were several pairs of shoulders of reasonable age and considerabl experience, and better control should have been kept of the team. A fine match I But we felt that all was not lost. lf we could get l3ishop's out for a reasonable e - THE ASHBURIAN l39I ond o chompionship were thrown owoy quite unnecessorily, ond on exceptionol side foiled where the Xl of l942, mediocre in cricket obility but greot in fight- ing quolities, hod succeeded. The seoson wos morred to o certoin extent by the foct thot Lowrence wos unoble to ploy until the LCC. gome, but teom wos obly hondled by in his obsence, with Richordson ploying o voluoble role os Vice-Coptoin. lt wos only in the finol motch thot the Xl fell below o most proiseworthy stondord. Junior Cricket flourished, ond mony keen gomes between Form teoms ond pick-up sides ond Junior House Xl's were ployed. The Under l6 Xl ployed Selwyn l-louse in Montrecil ond emerged with o creditoble drow. They were coptoined by Hurtley, who bowled well, with useful help from Murdoch. Eliot I ond Murdoch were the leoding botsmen. Greot enthusiosm for Cricket wos noticeoble throughout the whole School. The efforts of Mr. Boon, Mr. l-lorrison ond Mr. Belcher in fostering this spirit ore deserving of oll proise. This keenness ond the lessons both of success ond of foilure thot the seoson hos brought forth bode well for the future of the gome ot Ashbury. FIRST XI CHARACTERS. R. G. R. LAWRENCE-Coptoin. 4th yeor: hondicopped both in coptoincy ond in octuol ploy by prolonged obsence, he still nnonoged to end the seoson ot the heod of the bowling overoges, ond produced on occosions much of his old fire ond nip from the pitch: greotly improved his botting, ond mode some useful runs: os olwoys, o fine field onywhere neor the wicket: o greot enthusiost for the gome. A. LEE-Vice-Coptoin. 2nd yeor: o courogeous ond effective wicket-keeper who stonds well up ond concedes few extros: hits vigorously: proved on excellent coptoin in l.owrence's obsence. P. RICHARDSON-2nd yeor: hos developed into o fine opening bot, who only needs better timing of the loose boll on the leg to be first rote: his slow- medium right-hond bowling hos length ond flight, ond wos involuoblei on excellent field ond thrower in ony position. l. F. C. COLE-2nd Yeori o forcing botsmon with powerful off-stroke, ond much improved defence: olwoys ot his best when runs ore bodly needed: o sofe field ot mid-on or mid-wicket. P. HARBEN-2nd yeor: o sound botsmon with good strokes in front of the wicket, who olso times leg bolls well: o useful slow-medium right-hond chonge bowler, but needs to toss the boll up more: rother lethorgic in the field. R. B. RENAUD-2nd yeor: by constont proctice his medium right-hond bowling ocquired immoculote length ond wos most useful: olwoys botted well in proctice but over-onxiety robbed him of success: fields ond throws bril- liontly in ony position. SABLIN-l st yeori on odmiroble opening bot who combines defensive ond punishing powers, but must not open his shoulders too soon: his fielding is rother errotic. T401 THE ASHBURIAN THRESHIE-Ist year: his slow left-hand bowling came on very well: makes the ball go both ways, and tosses it up to the batsman: a free bat with a taking style: is sound in the field, and throws well, but rather slow in moving to a ball. ' CHAPMAN-I st year: a good man to go in first wicket down: plays very straight, and has developed an off-drive: fields and throws well. PILGRIM-I st year: shows considerable promise as a hitter: needs to watch the ball more closely: throws excellently, and is safe in the long field, but does not make full use of his speed. PRICE-lst year: an admirable field at fine-leg or in the country, and a fair thrower: shows promise as a bat but lacks experience. HARBEN ll-I st year: has a good forward-stroke but needs to cultivate his back-play: fields keenly and throws strongly. HURTLEY-Ist year: a slow leg-break bowler who should develop well: bats in attractive style and only needs confidence to be very good: fields keenly in practice, but must not let the occasion overawe him in match play. IVIACINIABI3 ll-Ist year: a pleasing bat, with good scoring strokes, if as yet a trifle weak in defence: must improve his catching. ELIOT I-lst year: a left-hand batsman with a free style, who must learn not to get himself out unnecessarily: needs to be more alert in the field. VERSUS LOWER CANADA COLLEGE: at Ashbury: May 29th Ashbury L. C. C. Richardson, l.b.w., b. Wallace ....,... ....... 7 4 Calderon, run out .......:...... ........... ,........ - ,,.. O Sablin, c. Cr b. Weston ..:................ ....... 3 6 Stuart, I.b.w., b. Threshie ...::,............. I Chapman, c. 6 b. Wallace ........... I8 Piper, c. Chapman, b. Lawrence .:..:.::.. ,...,...... . I5 Harben I, I. b. w., b. Wallace .....:::. I6 Wallace, c. Richardson. b. Threshie ...- .... .---- 0 Cole, c. G b. Stuart ....................... I Weston. b. Lawrence ............................... ..- 7 Renaud, b. Stuart ..................... .... O Archer, c. Harben, b. Lawrence .... ,..: . 2 Lee, not out ........... .- ......................, I Caverhill, c. Lee, b. Lawrence ..... .. 2 Lawrence lcaptl Tisshaw, b, Richardson ............... .- ............ .... 0 Threshie , Gaunt, b. Richardson ...... ..... ............... ..,. .... I Pilgrim d'd not bot MacKenzie, c. Lawrence, b. Richardson I Price Mingie, not out ............................................ .-.- 0 Extras ................,........................a............ ...... I I Extras .... - ....................:..........................:.. .... 2 TOTAL lfor 6 wkts.I ...... ...... I 57 TOTAL .... , ............................. -.- 31 Wallace: 3 for 35. Lawrence: 4 for I2, Stuart: 2 for I8. Threshie: 2 for 7. Richardson: 3 for 9. I VERSUS BISHOPS COLLEGE SCHOOL: at L.C.C,: June Sth. B. C. S. Ashbury Finley, b: Lawrence . .. .................. 2 Richardson, b. Hooper ......... I Smith, I.b.w,, b. Richardson .................... O Sablin, b. Hooper .......... , O Price, lbw., b. Renaud ........ , .............. .. I8 Chapman, b, Hooper O Sheppard, c. Lawrence, b. Richardson ..,........... I2 Harben l, b. Sheppard .......... 2 Hooper, b. Threshie .............................. . ............. 20 Cole, b, Sheppard ..................... 22 Horniman, b. Renaud .............. - ................. ...... I I Renaud, lbw., b. Sheppard ...... 0 Sewell, b. Threshie ................................ ...... O Lee, c. Price, b. Sheppard ,.... ..... I Ford, c. Richardson, b. Threshie ........ O Lawrence, c. 6 b. Sheppard .......... -.... 8 Larimer, c Cole, b. Richardson .............. 9 Threshie, c. Finley, b. Sheppard .......... .. I Hallward, c. Lawrence, b. Richardson ........ O Pilgrim, b. Sheppard ......... ............. .............. . . .. 9 Satterthwaite, not out .............................. O Price, not out ......:.......,..................... ,.... I Extras ..........................,...,...., , ............. ...,.., 3 Extras .,...,..,......,,..................... 4 TOTAL ............................... ..... . . . .,.. . 75 Richardson: 4 for I2. Threshie: 3 for Il. Lawrence: I for 26. Renaud: 2 for I4. TOTAL .::,...... - ,.........:....... Sheppardi 7 for IO. Hooper: 3 for I3. 49 THE ASHBURIAN l-ill Second Innings Second Innings Findlay, b, Lawrence ..... . .,,,,..A,,n. ......... . . O Lee, c. Price, b. Hooper . . .. . 2 Sewell, c. Richardson, b. Lowrence ......... .. O Pilgrim, c Sheppord, b Hooper .. 5 Price, b. Renaud ........,....,o...,,.,e.A..e.. ..... 6 Lawrence, c Ford, b Sewell . 16 Sheppard, c. Cole, b. Richardson ., 43 Renaud, c Pnce, b. Sheppard . . 4 Hooper, b. Richardson ,.......v........... ..... 2 3 Cole, b Sewell , . , .. I2 Horniman, b. Richardson ..,,.c,,......., .. 3 Threshie, c Sotterthwoite, b Hooper . 19 Hallward, c Lee, b. Lawrence .,.... 4 Richordson, c Hallward, b Sewell .. . 3 Satterthwoite, b. Lawrence .,c,.. .. 5 Sablin, c 6 b Sheppard .,,,. . . 12 Smith, b. Richardson ...s...,......,. .. O Horben I, c Finley, b. Hooper . .. 4 Ford, not out ,...........,....., .. O Chcpman, not out .. .. ,,,,, .. .. . 6 Lorimer, b. Richardson ........ ..... O Price, not out ., c,,,,c,,,,,sc ...... . O Extras,....... - ,.......,., ....,. 9 Extras .. ,.,,,,,,,,cc,, ,c,,.. . ,. . .., 11 TOTAL ........,..,., , .,,,,..,....,.,...,,... ..,.. 9 3 TOTAL lfor 9 wkts I ,,,,, ., . .. 94 Richardson: 5 for 23. Lawrence: 4 for 29. Renaud: 1 for 13. Batting Hooper: 4 for 31. Sev.eII3 3 for 20 Sheppard' 2 for 32. FIRST XI AVERAGES Times Highest Runs Innings Not Out Score Average ISO 7 O 74 1 Bowling Maiden Overs Overs Runs Wkts Average Richardson 2 .4 Lawrence 39 6 8 90 13 6,9 Cole 106 6 I 51 21.2 Threshie 22 3 77 11 7 0 Harben I II7 7 O 31 16,7 Richardson S5 12 172 22 7 8 Sablin 82 7 O 36 11.7 Renaud 37 4 111 9 12.3 Chapman 52 6 I 22 10,4 Harben I 22 I 93 6 I5 5 Lawrence 28 3 O 16 9.3 Also bowled: Threshie 55 6 O 25 9.2 Hurtley 3 O 8 4 2 0 ....-3-q-al- BOXING This year a greatly increased interest was shown in Boxing, coinciding with the finding of an Instructor in Mr. G. Glossop. A club was formed with Lee as President, and though we didn't get started till well on in the year, the keenness of the members and the hard work and ability of Ivlr. Glossop produced some very good bouts at the competition which took place in May, Next year we will hope for even more interest and will make an earlier start. - The classes for Juniors, taken by Mr. Harrison continued as before, and perhaps the best testimony to them is the fact that they produced in the winner of the Grant Cup for Ring Craft, open to the school. The results of the Tournament were as follows:- Chester-Master Cup, Junior Lightweight-- Runner Patterson Cup, Junior Heavyweight. ......... Runner- Edwards Cup, Intermediate Lightweight Runner Ker Cup, Intermediate Middleweight .... --- Runner Evans Cup, Intermediate Heavyweight ...... Runner Fauquier Cup, Senior Lightweight .... ....... - Runner Fauquier Cup, Senior Heavyweight ....... ..... Runner Woollcombe House won the Boxing by naught House. Kenny up ...... ..... lvl , Arlen B. Castle up. ..... ..... E , Enfield Hatch up ...... ........ A , Murdoch Simonds up ..... ....... . M, Birchwood Sablin up ............... D. Hooper , .,,.,. .A. Hurtley up. .... ....... . M. Threshie Heaven up ...... .....,. . E, Pilgrim -- ................ .T, Kenny Grant Cup, Ringcraft .......... - ..... - ............... 46 Kenny, points to 43 gained by Con- i421 THE ASHBURIAN CRCDSS COUNTRY RACESJ l-IE Annuol Cross Country roces took ploce on Soturdoy, Moy lst, l943. We were lucky to hove o fine doy, olthough it wos brisk ond chilly. The senior roce provided one of the closest finishes we hove ever hod, when l-leoven, lost yeor's winner, ond Pilgrim olmost deod-heoted. After o greot neck ond neck sprint over the lost hundred yords, Pilgrim just got himself in front ond no more, in 22 min. 4l secs. ln the lntermediote Roce Soblin hod it oll his own woy, winning by o lorge morgin in 20 min. 59 secs. Richordson come second ond lrlurtley third. The Junior Roce, os usuol, provided for the biggest entry, ond put to shome the smoll entry lists in the other two closses. Costle ond Grove lll hod o good roce, the former winning by one second, olmost os close os the Senior Roce, in ll min. 52 secs. Nesbitt ond Spencer deod-heoted for third ploce. In the l-louse competition Connought House won with 43 points to Wooll- combe's 37, olthough the lotter hod more lsts, This is o foctor which moy help to increose the entry list next yeor. RESULTS- Seniors Cobout 3V2 milesl lntermediote lobout 2V2 miles? l, E. Pilgrim, 22 min, 4l secs. l, R, Soblin, 20 min. 59 secs. 2. R. l-leoven, 22 min. 42 secs. 2. P. Richordson, 2l min. 59 secs. 3. P. l-lotch, 25 min. 42 secs. 3. A, l-lurtley, 22 min. l5 secs. 4. l. Cole, 3l min. 5 secs. 4. P. Grove, 24 min. 59 secs. 5' Euiirriigie 27 min. 20 secs. 7. l-l. Price S. Cribbs 27 min. 55 secs. P. Eorl Junior lobout l V2 mileSJ l. B. Costle, ll min. 52 secs. 2. G. Grove, ll min. 53 secs. ' EJESES' E l2 min. l0 secs. 5. T. Kenny, l2 min. 40 secs. 6. M. Roome, l2 min. 50 secs. 7. D. Moulton, l2 min, 55 secs, 8. R, Poterson E. Enfield 3 T l3 mln, l0 secs. J The following Juniors oll finished within 5 minutes of the winner ond so goin one point -for' their l-louses, de Winton, Woods l, Riddell, Worburton l, Poish, Brodley-Willioms, Johnstone, Redfern, Shinner ll, l-lorrison, Coldwell, Boog, l3urder I, Smith l, Porker, Burder ll, Whitworth, Dixon. 5 I, .I -I I THE ASHBURIAN I-HI THROUGH THE YEARS Furtlzvr t'.l'fI't1l'fS from buck iiiiiiibvrx of thi' .4slzburiaii 1915 D0batii1ySoc'ivi.v The first meeting of the Ashbury College Debating Society was held in the R.M.C. room on Sunday evening, December I2th, Mr, Philpot addressed the meeting in an unofficial capacity, and invited those present to elect the officers. He then proposed that the Headmaster be President of the Society. The motion, seconded by Mr. Tremain, was carried unanimously. 1916 This Seenzs Familiar RESOLUTIONS As each new term comes rolling in And each old term runs out, I always vow the same old vow As you have vowed, no doubt. I always vow to study hard With all my might and main, I will not slack, I will not shirk I'll try and try again. l lOne Month Laterl But now I've had enough of work, I try to toil in vain, I start to slack, I start to shirk, My vow is bust again. And now I've finished writing this, I need a life-long rest, So thank the Lord it's Christmas time For holidays are best. 1916 Plenty of them now. On Saturday morning, October 9th, another half holiday was given to cele- brate the entry of the first son of an Old Boy into the School. As the following Monday was Thanksgiving Day, we thus enjoyed an "exeat" from Friday noon till Tuesday morning. 1917 Why not to-day? For the first time in the history of the "Ashburian" the subject-matter has been written and prepared for the press entirely by the boys. The first boy- editors are to be congratulated on the result of their labours, and I sincerely hope that in future the editorial staff will always be composed entirely of boys. This is, of course, the right way to produce a school magazine. l44l THE ASHBURIAN Impressiolzs ofa New Boy on First Awival at Ashbury. Well, sir, when I left the train, I inquired of a guy the nearest way to get to Ashbury: he told me to "grab the rattler crost the grain." This was a new language to me and it took me several minutes to fathom the mystery, from which I deducted that he meant to take a cross-town car. Seeing a likely look- ing car I took it, as directed, and shortly afterwards found out that you pay for a see-saw as well as a ride, when you have the misfortune to get stranded on one of this species. I-Iowever, after about fifteen minutes, we seemed to leave the city altogether and enter a wood: I grew alarmed at this and was about to ask the conductor where I was going when he yelled out, "As-bree." I felt greatly relieved at this, for I guess he meant Ashbury, but, on getting out of the car, I was very disappointed to see no Ashbury in front of me. Well, sir, the road looked quite civilized-like here, so I thought I'd scout along it and try to unearth the college. I walked through about ten minutes of forest, taking several turns, and considering myself pretty lucky in finding my way as I saw a very large gray-stone building in front of me. About here I encountered a lone passer-by, and politely inquired if that was Ashbury College: at this he burst out laughing, much to my annoyance, and said it was the "O'rpheIinat St. Joseph," and told me where my destination was. I felt guite squashed, I may say, and, summoning up all my courage, I entered the school grounds bravely, it looked a nice peaceful place, bunches of boys scrap- ping being the only humans visible, It was getting on to 4.30 PM. so I marched confidently up the steps through the imposing porch, once inside, I confess I lost what little self-con- fidence I owned, and, when shown to my room, I had a feeling in my throat as if I had swallowed an egg lwholel, and it had stuck half way down, and in my eyes, as if they were going to become like a well-known neighboring city, I-lull, lrather wet.l I-lowever, after the first preliminary introduction to my room, etc., at which time I tested the springs of what was intended to be my bed, and found that they were neither in first-class condition, nor had been, I gathered, for a considerable time past. Then I went downstairs to examine the lower flat and my future chamber-of-horror lclassrooml 6.I5 found me eating tea: by this time I was feeling very bashful, being minutely scrutinized by a crowd of inquiring seniors who kept questioning me as to my genealogical descendency, where I hung out, etc. Tea over, I was led below, where, before a most select audience of seniors, I was requested to sing. So, blowing out my lungs to their fullest capacity, I managed to utter a very feeble reproduction of "My Little Gray Home in the West." With the major portion of my self-respect left in the "gym," I retired to my sleeping apparatus, summing up the latter events of the day, from which I concluded that my vocal powers were not appreciated at school, it being as how, if I attempted it again the seat of my worthy breeches would be in great danger. THE ,-XSHBURI.-LN' 145' 1917 Room li Breothlesslg, owoited on ovccr lrgisri rcigri ive li' H wog stdtioned behind the door with o cup of ice cold wofer Suddeiil, the 'foor opens' ond without lool-Qing W R H throws the i.i.3'cr ff the 'iff rf 'je ii-- truder, cotching hirn scuore in the foce Alsol it is Mr W-Q-s s...s. "Two hours detention!" ond the coor closes Messrs Exdns ond Molson greotlj, ocigizirecioteiii the ,cl e Mr, Woollcombe ond the stott let us ott oll detention os o Cl'1VISflTGS Q ri sent so it wos o good yoke with no oenoltgh 1918 T116 School 12411160 The onnuol donce this geor wos held on the exening ot December lith lt wos the lorgest donce thot hos exer been held ot Ashburig, ond wos g,rcboblj.' the most successful, The Assembly Holl, where the donce wos held, looked xery pretty, It wos decoroted with o lorge number ot tlogs ond oennonts lcindlq lent for the occosion, The wndows were trirnnfed with eaergreens ond the room decoroted with Chinese lonterns, The tloor wos olso in er-icellenf coridi- tionr The holls were oll decoroted with tlogs, euergfeers crid Jrer Xrros ornornents. The clossrooms were olso cleored ond turnislnej cs sifting-c 1. f' R 3 A M - - . '1'Y Luft-Q . 'ffm . ., w - i. '-as D 317 V .. A .wc .' 'T' V W .. , -1 .I .ww-7 V, I- . b '29, 'fE1i1:i.' V 1- 'AA'-Y . wrbffrijlxf-Z? "iff "" 1 Right A toce-ott in t l-louse Motches. Bill Touhei. ottecioting, 1 .. c. H61 THE ASHBURIAN rooms. Here and there pretty cosy corners were cleverly constructed so that the general appearance of the whole school was very pleasing to the eye. A splendid supper was served in the Dining Room at lO.3O pm. Excellent music was furnished by Mr. Race's Orchestra, and a most enjoyable evening was spent. The Goirernment House Dance His Excellency the Duke of Devonshire very kindly invited the Seniors to a most delightful Ball at Government House given in honour of his daughter Lady Rachel, In receiving the guests His Excellency was assisted by his daughter Lady Blanche. The beautiful Ball-room was thronged with dancers throughout the even- ing and seldom have we experienced a more enjoyable time. All the young ladies looked extremely sweet, their dainty dresses and the blue uniforms of the RMC. cadets made a very pretty picture. Delicious refreshments were served in the Blue Room, which was used for sitting out. Other cosy corners were arranged throughout the house and even in the Billiard Room where a auiet game was played by some of the guests. At lO.3O Rlvl, His Excellency with Mrs. Sladen, led the way to the raquet court. Here supper was served at round tables all beautifully decorated with large plants. After supper were more dances, the party breaking up shortly after I2 p.m. Any offers to-day? I All the Juniors have had their voices tested and a special Choir has been selected, This does not mean that the rest of the boys are not to join in the services. lncidentally it has been noted that those who have very loud voices in the passages seem to lose them when they enter Chapel. 1919 W0rtlzzrrlz1'1e? THE IVIISADVENTURES DF A WEEK-ENDER It was one of those sticky days when one can neither ski nor skate that I decided to take a chance and skip home. Visions of cake and crumpets had been before my eyes all day, so when school finished I could not resist the temptation to take French leave and go home. I went quietly up to my room, put on my hat and coat and slid quietly down the banisters. After several little manoeuvres I looked through the key- hole of the duty room and saw all the masters drinking tea and eating cake. After having decided that the coast was clear I slipped out of the back door and walked out of the front gate trying to look as if I owned the place but inwardly feeling that there were about three masters watching me out of every window in the school. However, I got out of the gate safely and was about half way down the road when I saw a figure approaching in the distance which seemed to me as if all six masters rolled into one were approaching. Immediately I jumped the fence and threw myself flat in a snow-drift on the other side. However, it turned out to be only a workman, so I resumed by trip with my heart beating normally again. THE ASHBURIAN I-171 My next trouble was that a master might come down and get on the same car with me, so I decided to wait behind the car-station till the car arrived. By doing this I nearly lost the car but managed to hop on quite safely. I reached home, but could not eat anything on account of worrying how to get back. I started on my homeward journey about 4.30 pm. and reached the Ashbury station in safety but was very suspicious of every one who got on the same car with me. I decided to return by way of the fields and waded through snow about three feet deep until I came within one hundred yards of the school. It was quite dark. I was wet right through and almost approaching a nervous breakdown when I re-entered the back door. All seemed safe so I crept quietly upstairs and took off my hat and coat. Upon asking the other boys whether anyone had missed me I was very relieved to find that no enquiry had been made. The rest of the time before supper was spent in rushing madly about trying to avoid masters. One of them I met on the stairs and I thought it was "all-up" but I pretended to be studying a picture on the wall until danger had passed. During this time I thought I was going to have heart failure but finally to my relief the bell went for tea. All through this meal I imagined that all the masters were looking at me, so I kept my eyes firmly fixed on the table cloth. I could not help thinking of the grace, "For what we are about to receive, etc," and this did not cheer me up a bit, for I knew I should be gated if I were caught. Tea was over and I thought that my troubles were too, but "nothing doing". Suddenly I heard my name called. I turned and found myself face to face with a master who asked me where I had been all the afternoon. Being a truth- ful boy I owned up pleased that at last the suspense was over and I knew the worst. I have resolved that the next time I intend to skip, I shall put up a notice telling everyone where I have gone and when I shall be back. This will prevent me from being so long in such terrible suspense. Needless to add I was gated, and then and there resolved to spend the next week in the infirmary. 7 1919 Aslzbury boys meet the Prince of Wales On November IOth, the boys of Ashbury College were asked to appear at Government House in order that they might have the opportunity of meeting the Prince of Wales, prior to his departure to the United States. The boys, accompanied by the Headmaster and the Staff, were lined up in front of the Main entrance to Rideau Hall under the command of Capt. Dwyer and presently the Prince appeared. After inspecting the boys the Prince addressed them in a short speech. His Royal Highness expressed pleasure at seeing the boys from Ashbury and asked the Headmaster to grant them a whole holiday in honour of the occasion. Mr. Woollcombe in a brief speech thanked the Prince for his kindness in receiving the boys and wished him God-speed and a safe return to England. Three cheers were then given for the Prince and also for the Governor- General. Three cheers were renewed as His Royal Highness motored off to the Central Station en route to the United States. I 481 THE ASHBURIAN OLD BOY NEWS A lExtrcicts from Lettersl YLER Spofford ll942l on his Western Form trip lost foll. "We left lvlontreol ot l0.30 PM on October l4th ond spent our time till Tuesdoy in o sleeping cor, sleeping two up ond two down, very cromped ond dirty, ond the cor just held together! Upon our orrivol in Regino on Tuesdoy, we spent the doy there, os the Soskotchewcin government were not sure if we should not go further west for the lobour situotion there wos for worse. The doy wos given to us os "off". So we oll heoded for the "Y" ond hod o shove, shower ond swim. l'm sure the "Y" never hod so much business in one doy nor sow such o bedroggled looking bunch of bumsl .... A plon wos reoched ond onword to Colgory, Alberto. l-lere we orrived Thursdoy AM. ond spent the morning ot the unemployment office. Everything wos reody by noon so we took over three busses ond heoded north of Colgory for 50 miles. At this point we oll got off ond formers were there to meet us. We worked 9V2 doys for 51547.50 C5500 o doyl ond bod weother prevented us working the other 3. Then bock to Colgory, ond left for Montreol on October 28th, orriving on October 3lst. Josie McCollum ll939l from Overseos with the RCAF. "My brother is on this side, he gove me whot news he hod of Ashbury. Every wish for onother good yeor. Life is remorkobly pleosont over here! Wor ot times seems o long woy off in controst to some of the O.B,'s experiences". J. C. Tyrer ll936l with Novy-"As for os I know l om the only Ashburion so for on one of these Foirmiles .... They ore certoinly wonderful boots ond l wouldn't leove here for ony other type of ship .... We spent Christmos Doy oboord the ship, oll honds, ond hod o wonderful time. We were tied up-thonk heovens-ond everything went swimmingly. The crew invited the officers to dinner on the messdeck-o rore privilege-ond we hod one of the merriest Christmos doys thot I ever expect to spend. Christmos Cheer, Turkey ond oll the trimmings helped considerobly to blot the foct thot we were oll homesick ond o long, long woy from home. . . Thonks ogoin for your letter ond oll the best to you, the mosters ond the school for l943." Michoel Ney ll9-427 ot Novol College-"We spend most of our time run- ning round in smoll circles wondering where to go next. But it is o greot life. . . . The first highlight is the eorly rising .... After we hove pulled ourselves lor been pulledll out of bed, we then either go to signols, or whip on our gym clothes in o bleory-eyed fever preporotory to going to P.T. P.T. though o rother tiresome nuisonce hos given us physigues thot rother resemble supermonl After our excursion with the dork morning we breokfost. The rest of the doy is well- filled with closses, meols, sports of oll foshions, etc. No need to soy thot we collopse into bed with few lucid thoughts .... The "piece de resistence" is thot l hove ochieved the'Chief Editorship of the College lvlogozine .... The tosk itself is not eosy. The mogozine hos been out of circulotion since i922 which THE ASHBURIAN j49j leaves little material to go on. It is however, a great experience and I shall post you the finished product as soon as it is out." Anthony West lreturned to England, l942l-"lt is now a long time since I was part of Ashbury, and now I am part of Wellington College i,.. I do not regret my "stay" in the "brave new world" and I feel that the experience is of the utmost value .... School life here is very dull compared with Ashbury, but we are at least in close touch with our parents ,... My trip was auite un- eventful, as could be expected. We had an exceedingly good time in Lisbon, waiting for the plane transportation. ISO we have heard from other sources.- Ed.l . . . Earson and I are in the same house and see quite a fair amount of one another. Life is therefore not too dull and I don't feel too strange in the school." Christopher Beeton lreturned to England, l943I-"I and West ll have both passed Common Entrance, West is going to Marlborough and I am going to Wellington .... There is a lot about England generally that I would like to tell you about. I am sure it would interest you, and on the other hand, I am sure that it would interest an enemy spy, if any such person happens to come upon this letter .... The size of an English train compared with an American one struck me. When we had just come out of the Customs at "somewhere in England", there was a train waiting for us and I really wondered whether it was tall enough for us, but I soon found out that it was." Bob Stedman H9399 serving in the Middle East with the Imperial Forces is now a captain. Bob Bowman ll928l has been doing a good deal ot travelling since his experiences at Dieppe. After handling some overseas broadcasts for the BBC. in Britain, he returned home, and then was selected to accompany L. W. Brock- ington as his assistant on his tour of Australia and New Zealand. We are sorry to hear that Douglas Cowans ll93l I now a Captain in the Canadian Armoured Corps has been seriously ill overseas. We hope he will have recovered by now. Charles Butterworth was recently made President of the Air Force Veterans Association of Montreal. Roy Peirce ll94lI is now at Bishop's College, Lennoxville, preparing to enter the Ministry. .lim Wait ll94II got honours in all his subjects at McGill and joined the Air Force last fall. Colonel L. P. Sherwood ll906I has been appointed to The Judge Advocate General's Branch at N.D.l-IQ., Ottawa. J. T. Wilson ll925l is now a Major in the RCE. overseas. I-le was said to have had much to do with the tunnelling at Gibraltar. l50l THE ASHBURIAN Bill Ellis ll938l Lieutenont, now in ltoly with Tonk Corps. Before going oyerseos wos on o course getting lOO70 in recognition, but o mere 98? in gunnery. We congrotulote l-l. Woin King ll938l Lieutenont in the ormy oyerseos, on his morrioge to Enid lvlory Sonsom ot St. Mortin's in the Field, Trotolgor Squore, London, on Soturdoy, Eebruory 27th, l943. John Rowley ll93ll novv hos o doughter, recently christened ot l-loywords l-leoth, Englond, by Conon Hepburn ond Rev. Logon-Vencto, both of Ottowo. John C. Tyrer ll936l now with the Noyy osks for the Ashburion. We were flottered ond complied with his request without deloy. More importont he soys "I wos morried on August 2nd lost yeor to Miss Muriel Noncy Suzer, RN., of l-lolyolce, Moss., ond l om proud to report the birth ot o beoutitul blue-eyed doughter, which momentous eyent occurred on September l8th." l-leorty con- grotulotions on both events. Congrotulotions to C-ilbert Eouduier ll925l on the birth of o son on Jonuory 23rd, l943. Russell Cowons ll935l is now o Flight Lieutenont, RCAE. Congrotulotions to Ernest G, l-l. Rex ll932l R.C.A,E. on his morrioge to Miss Moriorie Jeonne lylosters in St, Georges Church, lvlontreol, on August 30th, 1942. Alistoir Gront ll925l won the Montreol AAA, singles souosh chompion- ship this yeor. THE ASHBURMN lsi I T. R. 1Mike5 Wood H9395 ond his brother Arthur Wood tStoff 19395 hove both been promoted Coptoins, overseos. G. A. McCormick H9255 hos been promoted to Coptoin overseos. V. S. Porker H9155 D.F.C., A.F.C., now o Group Coptoin is commonding o fighter stotion somewhere in Conodo. John T. Lewis H9355 hos been promoted to Pilot Officer in o speciol sec- tion of the R.C.A.F. Allon Beddoe H9125, o Lieutenont in the R.C.N.V.R., wos responsible for the illustrotion in the Conodion Book of Remembronce, ond received the OBE. in the Birthdoy Honour List. Bert Lowrence H9415 Lieutenont in the Armoured Corps, hos recently orrived overseos. Alon Powell H9345 wos mentioned in despotches for "service in the cop- ture of Diego Suorez" in Modogoscor. A member of the Fleet Air Arm, he wos octing os observer in o Swordfish, spotted o submorine ond helped to destroy it. R. Nl. Powell H9295 ond W. l-l. Powell H9315 brother of Alon ore in the Novy ond Army respectively. The former Acting Commonder, the lotter Lieu- tenont. John Roberts Allon H9365 who won the DSC. in 1941 hos been oppointed to commond o Corvette. E. J. Renoud H9085 recently promoted Mojor-Generol hos been oppointed to commond Militory District Number 4, succeeding onother Old Boy in E. deB. Ponet, olso promoted Mojor-Generol ond now on the retired list. ln the Birthdoy l-lonour list E. J. Renoud received the CBE. Fred Sherwood H9325 brings honour ond fome to Conodo ond Ashbury, by being the first Conodion Volunteer Reserve to commond o submorine. Be- fore being given the commond he wos oworded the D.S.C. "for couroge ond skill in successful submorine potrols." l-lis comment when questioned wos just "Thor's good shootin' in them thor seosf' Bob Lone H9375 hos won the Crocker lvlemoriol Prize, oworded onnuolly to the sub-Lieutenont undergoing troining who produces the best set of finished drowings, with rough sketches, of on opproved mochinery port. l-le is the first Conodion Novol Officer to goin the oword. ' We regret to report the deoth of Wolter Millen -H9105 ofter o short ill- ness in his 58th yeor, olso of Chorles O'Connor H9165 ofter on illness of severol months. Michoel Curry H9415 ofter o yeor ot Victorio College, BC., is in the R.C.A.F., probobly o pilot by now. I5 21 ' THE ASHBURIAN Fred Bronson H9411 ond Digby Viets H9411 ofter o period ot Queens, ore olso in the R.C.A.F. Brock Mordy H9411 is now ot Queens ond is in the Novol OTC. Jimmy MocGowon H9421 ond Dick Goodwin H9421 hove both orrived overseos in the Army. Jock Boutilier H9341 hos been o Flying Instructor ot Stonley. Grohom Ferguson H9331 is o Lieutenont in the Conodion Novy, or wos when we lost heord some time ogo, ond John Ferguson H9351 his brother, is 0 Lieutenont in the A.A. in Englond. R. K. Dovidson H9351 groduoted 3rd in his closs ot Uplonds RC.A.F. Stotion lost yeor, ond is we understond, now on instructor. McNeill H9211 is o Coptoin in the Army overseos. A. M. Irvine H9241 is o Coptoin, overseos with the Stormont, Dundos ond Glengorry l-lighlonders. D. M. Woods H9301 colled ot the school recently, vvhile possing through Ottowo. l-le is now o Coptoin in the 2nd Army Tonk Brigode ot Borden. We congrotulote W. W. Chipmon H9231 on his promotion to Lieutenont- Commonder, RC.N.V.R., C. E. Pocoud, ond l.. G. W. Schlemm H9311 on their's to Lieutenont RC.lNl.V.R., R. C. Webster H9261 to Flying Officer RC.A.F.j S. G. Gomble H9281 to Mojor, RCE., N. B. Gillies H9321 to Coptoin, R.C.A. both overseos with the Army. I H. W. Biggor H9261 is o Flight Lieutenont ottoched to R. A. F. overseos. R. l-l. Croig H9301 ond R. M. Leothem H9311 ore Lieutenonts ond W. F. l-lodley H9341 o Coptoin in R.C.A. overseos. 1-l. Joseph H9391 is o Flight Lieutenont RC.A.F. overseos. J. R. MocBrien H9281 is o Mojor on the stotf ot British Army Heodquor- ters in Coiro. A. G., M. Schlemm H9341 is o sub-Lieutenont RC.N.V.R. So ore E. B. Fouquier H9311 ond R. W. A. Dunn. Geoffrey Wright H9361 is o Lieutenont in the Conodion Army, ottoched to o C.O.TC. os Instructor. D. C. Menzies H9311 is o Lieutenont in the Block Wotch, overseos. J. B. Kirkpotrick H9361 is o Lieutenont, Conodion Armoured Corps. Bloir Gilmour H9301 is o Sergeont in the R.C.A., ond P. R. B. Choteouvert H9271 o Corporol in the lst Bottolion, Royol Montreol Regiment. Jw, sl. 10 THE ASHBURIAN l53I M. P. Bogert H9263 is a Brigade Major overseas. J. M. Maguire is a Lieutenant R.C.N.V.R. W. H. Baskerville H9353 is a Pilot Officer with the RAF. Ferry Command. C. J. G. Molson H9183 is Captain and Paymaster 3rd Battalion Black Watch, in the Reserve Army, and P. N. Davey H9333 is a Lieutencnt in the R.C.A. Reserve Army. lan Barclay H9393 with the Navy, took part in the landing of 'he United Nations forces in North Africa last November, and is specializing in Combined Operations. Jimmy Oppe H9283 after a tour of duty at sea with the Navy, took a staff course at R.M.C. in November. K. H. Tremain H9233 Major, Canadian Armoured Division, had three years overseas before returning to take up his present appointment at N.D.H.O. l. D. Macorquodale H9343 is a Lieutenant R.C.O.C. We are sorry to report that H. B. Carswell. M.C. H9273 was severely wounded at Dieppe, with the R.C.A.F. We congratulate: Carleton Craig H9363 an the birth of a daughter in July last year. Garner Currie H9293 on the birth of a daughter in August last year. Fraser Gurd, on the birth of a daughter in October last year, and Campbell Merrett H9263 on the birth of a son last September. We also congratulate Bruce Ritchie H9303, a Major with the Black Watch, on his marriage in London, England, last October to Miss Audrey Bond. Belated congratulations to Bill Ellis H9383 on being the father of a fine young son. C. Napier is in the Air Force. George Woollcombe is a Gunnery Lieutenant, R.C.N.V.R. Jimmy McLaren H9423 has done very well at Dalhousie, getting Merit in Latin, History and French, and Distinction in Special History with 4th year men. He also won SIOO prize for Poetry. Fowler Gobeil, was co-pilot of the Glider recently towed across the At- lantic. The first time such a crossing has been made. Michael Ney H9423 and Geoffrey Hughson H94l 3 have recently graduated from the Naval College at Esquimalt, and Charles Gale has done the same from Kings, Halifax, C. A. Hersey has become engaged to Miss Aileen Greenfield. Congratula- tions. He is a 2nd Lieutenant in the Canadian Armoured Corps. 1541 THE ASHBURIAN D. S. 'HATS" Through the courtesy of XV. F. C. Devlin we are able to print the following dated 1882. HOW TO DRESS lBeing o series ot Essoys on Dress ond Culture ond l-lots by lvlr, R. J. Devlinl. The following essoys were written with the intention of being delivered before the Art Associotion ot Conodo, but owing to the untorseen occident ot the Authors ser- vices not being colled into requisition by thot eminent body the design wos not corrierl out. They were then ottered to the House ot Commons, but were returned with the re- morl thot the Commons ot Conodo knew nothing obout dress, thot there wos noth- ing conciqrning it in the Siieeeh from the Throne, ronscfquently the House begged to dispense with the intormotion now ond for- ever more. The Author then tried the Press Gollery, the Police Commissioners, The City Council ond other leorned bodies, but toiled to re- Ceive eneourogement Desirous, however, thot the result ot so much leorning ond lobour should not be wosted he hos determinetl to present the essoy to the pul3liC through the Columns of this Journol 'ten cents ister line tor first insertionl ontl tokes ths oinportuniti, to bespeok for them o toxouroble heoring THE .-X.S'llI5L'lilA.N' li ESSAY No, 1 Um H -Qld bgfj ' T1Or U 'MQ M1 ' " 3r " A v prggggf w 'gghg v. 'F . 'iQ Cowefvrg Q' We 725 -VLH 'P V. fury or gfeafi' Cer ' g TM, , , 7 Li Chang far 'hgretfc v. bg, d ,N Q.4 f,fi P f Surely TQ f-ifjfjf Them Q r'1Qw 3r fj ggrggigl ,-J f, , Their We fcsiworwoble HQ? gf TQ- by 'QQQWQ Q ji" by. Q gram Qrgemc km been e wl..ed Qui Di V N ' j 4: Q1' 3f Ce Of The early mghf cap rs 0 sell-eX.1d,3rAvf X 2 riff, f Q ' ' ' prog-osmcm Fursf the 'sssek that If fs 93, C-g" ' ' P Q -gi' 'f the tsl! dsoipecr-eg: Them the Cfavm lb. ,3 4' 'Q F", if 'PQ F emerg-wg from :Vs chasm sfofe of Heb- Nfgezf '.' Pg: :fe ' 3 'vfwqesf bwess beccffe rowjed md HH and herd Herts 'Vw 2 nw: L 52f"1'! A i561 THE ASHBURIAN LITERARY SECTION RAW HIDE lWith apologies to Baron Munchausenl AM a woodsman by trade and three weeks ago I was hauling a huge load of logs on my sleigh, The weather was cold, cold enough to freeze my leather traces and cause them to become brittle and break. Darkness was not far off and I was still five miles from my hut. I took my fowling piece and looked for something to shoot, some animal who would supply me with raw-hide for my traces. Inside of five minutes I had shot three moose and cutting their hide into strips I fastened it into traces. By this time it was pitch black and I couldn't see ten feet in front of me. Luckily my horse knew his way home and I walked beside him trying to lighten the burden he dragged. The weather had changed from intense cold to damp and humid and a light rain had begun to fall, In three hours of weary walking I reached my hut, dead tired and hot. I brought a lantern from the peg on the wall and busied myself in un- hitching my horse, it was then that I noticed that the load of logs was not with us. All I could see were long strips of raw-hide stretching into the night. The raw-hide must have stretched in the damp weather as raw-hide does, and the logs were probably miles along the road. There was nothing I could do about it that night, both the horse and I were too tired, so very despondent I went to bed. I slept late next morning because of my fatigue and the sun was blazing high in the sky. I thought of the tedious work that lay before me and hurried out to feed my horse. On opening the door I almost fainted with amazement, for there in the yard was the missing load of logs. The sun had been so strong that it had shrunk the rawhide, and because I had hitched the traces over a post, the shrinking had brought the logs right up to my door. R H ,l.,.,..4...i ESCAPE A LA MUNCHAUSEN HAD the misfortune to be captured by a gang of bandits and taken to their castle. At the time I was travelling through Germany. Once a day I was brought food and once a week a barber appeared. After a week or two, I had made friends with a girl who lived within sight of my prison window. I evolved a plan of talking into my water supply, catching the bubbles formed and floating them down to her, where breaking them, she released my words and heard my conversation. In this way I asked her to send a rope to my win- dow and I would supply a thread to pull it up. When she agreed I set to work and tied into a long rope the hair that the barber had clipped from my head, l'HE .WSH lSL'Rl.-LN' I Aft GV pOL1r1rwgxmT',f: gc nw I IN. rw HM 0 ' ' 'r' " ,K J 1. THE' xxnrwdoxx frQr 1 gl v. fhqi-1'X A V w f . J dCwr1 to QQT CVLIITWLIF thmwrw by VV. Tmw r ' f 1 Offewl tim rope, X" .'Pwfgrw I maxi p .HAM 4' K ' Qfminjki mm MW mad gl wfy 41 'M f 1 f leagmg YH3 r r C f1' v.iu j!1 mc? r w rf W' TH' QW Qfwd xmr' r' " L . 1 , ..- - , 9' - N Du, .. A . 3, bv- if-V H Y u--- ' I' Q L x L I 'U- 1. qgw 1-3, -J 3-i, 'Nur is li, 3'1- Q 'i ja fg , 5 ,f T581 THE ASHBURIAN FIRE! E sits in the darkness, with no one else near. lt is late at night, and the city is getting ready to go to sleep. Nearby is the stirrup pump, and some buckets of water, He is reading an official pamphlet, issued to fire watchers only, and he is trying to memorize it for he is the fire watcher of the "Thornton News Press" building. He yawns, for he will be going to bed shortly, and fire watching is very boring. At last Big Ben strikes twelve. He gets up, sets his watch, and then pauses in dismay. ln front of him is a small fire, which is gaining in intensity every second. Lordl Why doesn't the govern- ment tell you what to do in cases like this? Should he use the stirrup pump? But no, that would be no good in this case, for the water would only spread the flames. Should he use the fire extinguisher, resting near the door? With a bound he rushes to the door, and picks it up, but at the scene of the fire, he pauses undecided whether he should use it or not. The fire is getting worse, and burns more brightly. With terror in his eyes, he gets a bucket of sand from the roof next door and dashes it onto the fire. At last! The fire goes out. He goes to bed satisfied, to think that he is patriotic. Never do for a fire watcher to go to bed with a fire still burning. Anyway its a law that coal is to be saved as much as possible, and think of all the fuel that could be used tomorrow. I R S 3.,.tl THE ART OF PAINTING HAT do we mean by painting? ls it just mixing a few paints and then daubing them onto a board or is it a long and painful process of study, patience and practice? By looking at some people's idea of painting, you might think that it was the former but then if you look at the works of Rembrandt, El Greco, or Titian, you would immediately say the latter. Which are we to choose from? People do not seem to get the same amount of pleasure out of seeing a good painting by a modern artist that they do in see- ing paintings of Gainsborough or Raphael. This may be rather hard on modern painters because not all painters, notably Gogan and Picasso, and a limited few, put the paint on anyhow. People seem to have lost the art of painting a picture by themselves. By this l mean, making their own paints and brushes and then glazing one's paints onto the canvas. Nowadays people buy all their equipment, squeeze it out of a tube onto a canvas. ln this way modern paintings will last no more than 0 hundred years, while others have lasted from four to five hundred years. What then is the point of painting if you know in the back of your mind that in about two generations it will have been destroyed by time? Also people must realize that they are painting with the wrong technique. When will all these lackadaisical habits fall by the wayside and painters go back to the technique of the old masters? Until that time, no one can really say that they have painted any real paintings. W E THE ASHBURIAN l59l RETRIBUTION BERLEUTNANT Karl Kramer was feeling very happy as he flew over the African Desert. He had many reasons to feel thus, for wasn't he even now flying on his last assignment before going back to Germany, Marie, and little Karl, their son. He hadn't seen them for nearly two years now, and the very thought of being near them again made him feel as if he were sitting on top of the world. Suddenly his thoughts turned back to his assignment, if such it could be called, for what was it to bomb a British Hospital. Still his CO. had told him that if the job was well done he would be in line for an Iron Cross. At first this had surprised him, but then he learned that the hospital contained some special operating equipment, the only one of its kind in Africa. All at once his thoughts were interrupted as Sergeant Mayer, the plane's navigator tapped him on the shoulder and told him that the "Churchill Military Hospital" was only ten miles away. At this Lieutenant Kramer brightened up. for although he wanted to go back home he still liked killing those British swlne who so atrociously attacked his fatherland and his beloved Fuhrer. His radio and paper told him how the British had killed his comrades and now he was going to pay them back. By this time the plane was practically over the hospital and after a prelim- inary check over, Karl put it into a dive aimed right for the center, or main building. He saw the bombs leaving their racks. He saw the ant like figures of hospital attendants running around trying to get the patients into the shel- ters. And then, he saw the bombs exploding and huge pieces of the building being thrown up by the force of the explosions before coming down and crush- ing his helpless victims. Then he pulled the plane out of the dive and turned back, for home. He wiped the sweat off his face and broke into a smile for now his job was finished and as yet not even one shot had been fired on them. He was still smilling when his gunner reported that three Hurricanes were quickly approaching. For the first time since the raid began a look of worry spread over Karl's face. He tried to get into a cloud bank, but by that time the English planes had already spotted him and were in hot pursuit. Soon they had caught up to him and were firing at him, Karl threw the plane into all kinds of manoeuvers, but it was no use, he could'nt shake them off. Suddenly he felt the plane jerk forward and go down, out of control. At first his mind was too befogged ta understand what was happening, but then slowly, slowly it cleared, and surprising to note was the fact that he was think- ing about his wife and child instead of his Fuhrer which was what the lntelli- gence Officers told him he would be thinking about. Then the plane crashed and Karl felt a jarring pain go right through him. After that he fainted. The next time he opened his eyes a British doctor had just walked away from him, and Karl heard the doctor quietly say to one of the nursesi "We could have saved the poor beggar with the stuff we had at the "Churchill" but now he has no chance." Those were the last words Karl ever heard. MGB. l60j THE ASHBURIAN A LANDSCAPE N the foreground is o field where fot contented sheep ore just beginning to settle down for the night. Beyond thot toll firs seem to grow right to the seo. lust before the trees is o little cottoge with the smoke curling lozily up through the trees. ln the wood the birds hove ceosed to twitter soye for ci solitory owl which is hooting in the distonce. Beyond the trees lies the seo which you con fointly heor on the still of dusk, At seo smoll lobster boots ore silhouetted ogoinst the dorkening sky ond closer inshore o sordine weir sticks out of the woter. To the left the rood like o twisting ribbon seems to merge with the trees. To the right the lights of ci tiny villoge ore twinkling. In on hour it will be dork. A NIGHT IN CAMP Wlll'l0 you're sitting round the enzbers, when the fire is alnzost out lVith the palisades around you, and the 'wild beasts without And the natives with their daggers, and their spears on erook of arm To keefv you from all danger, and to save you ron: all harm W1'tli the lions roaring fiercely, and the tigers snarling low And the darkness all around you and in the dark your oe Then a 'mighty sense of sa ety, or a nzortal sense of fear Falls upon you like at shadow, and you eall a native near And you ask if with the sentries everything lzas gone allright And in a second zianishes, like a ghost into a wall And you wonder how the sentries ean see wild beasts at all But soon you hear at snarling of a beast in inortal pain And you know a would be slayer has, by a guard been slain And you stoke up the fire's embers, till the glade is filled fifth light And you visit all the sentries to wish thenz all good night Then you turn into your eanzp bed, and sleep till break of day When you find your breakfast ready, though the sky is seareely grey And a native hoifring near you, to obey your slightest wishes And a sound of swishing water, where anotlzer cleans the dishes And when the ineal is o7'er, the natives break up eanzfr Ana' you 7'ery soon are niarehing tlzrouglz tl1e undergro-ruth so danzf And when the shadows lengthen, and the sun sinks down its train You eall the natives to a halt, and fiteh your eanifv again JP. . I v ,- I D 1 - , . f I f , , And the native answers "surely", and turns into the night, J I v - ,- I ' P I. I R.S. THE ASHBURIAN THE SEA O thou that sweefvest on a roekbound shore And crashes into it, 'ltllllUf'U'l.l1g, bli11d, Obedient to laws of tide and -zz-i11d,' Restless a11d greedy, who for t"Z't'l'lIl0l'C Art Clllllllfd to beat lllISGlIC'lj',, and to roar Thy hate Ulld 'fl'lII'S0lllL' rage against Illllllkfllll, lVho risk the111selz'es in vessels frail and light And fvit tlzeir P1111-v strength to 0t'CCIIl,S 111ight,' .-l11d through the worst that wa-z'e and wind l'0IlIl7I.ll1'll Can do, these IIICII their lawful business Hlllltll. O thoir that draggest shifts Illlfll thy 11111-w And snaffest 111asts and makest ropes as straw S0lllClllIlCS s11eeeedi11g i11 thy fell delight And s11atehi11g 111e11 from out the war111th and light To stow away l'lI Daverv Jones: there gleam The 'ZUlIZ.fC'l16'd bones of 111e11, who ZOIIQ have been DVhere s1111less treasures 111 their thozfsands lie 11151-6110 the wreeks of fagile A1'gos,v,' Where huge 1111ea1111jv 111o11sters lurk and hide And a111ber weeds o"er all their sway j11'esia'e, Ana' faintl-V through, tlze filtered .S'lllIlI.gl1f'S st1'ea111 Upon tl1ose silent hulks i11 la11a' of green. POEM There's a sea that lies Il1lC1lUl'lt'lI' Far beyond the setti11g s1111 l'Vl1ere my loz'e and I were parted lflfllffll her earthly course was do11e Though I live 011 lzer life is charted And slze eternal rest has won. Oftimes I be111oa11 my fate And wish that I was d,X'1.lIg too That I llllgllf share the self same fate That cut the ties between 11s two But then I thiulk that I should wait Until again we meet anew. - ' M.D'A M .D'A . 621 TIIE ASHBURIAN A CHEMISTKS DILEMMA I A million bottles, glistening glass. And Pills in bores fvil'a' ennzassj A smell of herbs so rich with earth, All hidden seerets waiting birth. WI.lll eolour'd liquids sparkling bright, And potions, ezfil-blaek as night. What 'ZQ'OlId'1'0llS genie lies in wait? To waft sonie ehenzist to his fate. RH. THE JAP There lies a eold eorpse upon the sand, Down by the rolling sea Not long ago at gun was in that hand lflfhieh fought for the enemy. A grinning fare was on that beast, now dead, Slant-eyed with yellow hue, A horrid thought was in that Nifvfvon head, That lies by a sea of blue. P.R. POEM That a'ay the fire was in my blood, Joy wraft ine round, I eonld have sung. The blossoms on the eherry hung, That day the lilac was in bud. That day the sun began to shine, That day the birds began to sing. That day dia' ezfery living thing VVake nf, and breathe the air divine. That day the North wind left the slay, The burden of tiny years grew light, That day did never have a. night, That day did winter really die. G.I".C.P. THE ASHl3L'RlAN 1 HOME AGAIN 161111 .' 11'1'111', 1'1111 ,' 11 1111 y11111' 1'1111 1 11 111' 111111111 11r1'11.x' 1611111 YQifIl,, 1'1111 ,' 1011 IIC't'1' 'zu11.v x11 111111111111 11 l11l'X'1 For 111111 1'1'111r111'1111 For 1111s 1't'1' 111'1'11 yv111'111'1111 161111, 711-1111, 1'1111. Sf1f'1'11.' T1'111', sf11'011,' 1171111 -V11111' F1717 1'11 111' 5111111111 11111' Sf1C1'11, 1z'111', Sf1'1'11,' 1 111'01111'51' 1111 more will 1 1'1111111 Hou' N011 1 r1'1111'111111'1' T11111 11151 11111111'-'11111 1'111Z11'1' Sf'1'1'11,' 111111 Sf11'1'11,' 11111111 ,J-: .n.:- L f --..uu-gp-gr -gr-Q. ......- Y-,-.,.,.L,,s.nvV--. . V. .naw . Q .. . Y 5-Q faq-4 - , 'Jf - ' ' ...,..4.9nn- --. - -. - .- . . ' - , -'- ., - ' .--..--,,4rvpgkfv" .-7. . -5. , ju 1 ,, . -..-- b..--1-..,,i,4,-pg. 1 :9f:l'5'f:-Q' "L 1 ' S - 1 1 - 1 The Labs and Memorial! Wwg TIIE ASHBLTRIAN JUNIOR in which is incorporated ABINGER HILL MAGAZINE No. 38 gunna wlIllW1 lU1 ASIIBUIIXY CIDLLEGJS 0'1"1'1XYN'A VOL XXVI 1943 1-S ilu' "s T 1 f66l THE ASHBURIAN JUNIOR SCHOGL NOTES l-IE Junior School hod o splendid record to look bock upon lost yeor. The proof of this is to be found in the high overoge of morks which most of of the boys obfofned. Quite o number obtoined over the seventy-five percentoge overoge thus winning o prize of Wor Sovings Stomps. Much of the credit for our success must go to our Mosters, who worked so potiently with us under difficult circumstonces. It is regrettoble thot we hod to leove out both Science ond Monuol Troining, but it wos entirely due to Wor conditions ond wos ofter oll, o very smoll socrifice to moke. On occount of the extremely heovy snowfoll, in foct the worst known for fifty-three yeors, it wos impossible to hove our rinks kept in order for use, there- fore, we hod no hockey gomes on our own rinks. An interesting but one sided gome, in our fovour, wos ployed ogoinst the Rockcliffe Pork Public School in Soccer. Whot we lost in l-lockey, we certoinly mode up on Soccer ond Cricket. The Soccer gome with Rockcliffe Pork Public School ended with o ll l score in our fovour, is now fomous becouse they were oble to more thon even up the score with o 30 to l win ogoinst us in Footboll. We more thon held our own ogoinst the lower teom of the Senior School both in Soccer ond Cricket, which found us in good form. C ln Boxing Timothy Kenny brought ci greot deol of credit to the Junior School in winning two prizes, porticulcirly the prize for ring-croft which wos open to the entire school. The Junior Cross Country Roce wos keenly contested by the first four boys, Costle, Grove, Nesbitt, Spencer. Boys from the oge of twelve on, in the Junior School were privileged to join The Royol Conodion Army Codets. We were keenly interested in the inspection by the Commonder-in-Chief in Conodo of the R.C.A.C., Colonel Grier. C THE ASHBURIAN img JINX OM Laney, better known as "Jinx" was very unpopular. l-le was not unpopular because of the reasons most people are unpopular, but be- cause he was, what his name implied, a iinx. When he had been a boy, whenever he played a game his team always lost. l-le had been in several crashes, and he could never do anything right. When war broke out "Jinx" joined the air force. l-le was sent to a training field to learn to be a bomber pilot. l-le learned all the ground work well. Then came the great day. l-le took off for the first time in his life in a two seater with the instructor in the rear seat. As soon as the instructor gave him the controls something happened and the plane went into a long spin. At only a few hundred feet from the ground was the instructor able to pull the plane up. At the end of his first month of flying he had the 'plane on its nose ten times. He was almost washed out, but not quite. After many months he was sent to England to pilot a Wellington bomber. The trip was uneventful until the convoy was in sight of England. There was suddenly a cry of, "Two torpedoes to the starboard". Before anybody could do anything there were two explosions. Men scrambled for the lifeboats. Six lifeboats were wrecked in the explosions. The ship went down immediately. Only a few men escaped, including "Jinx" A few days later "Jinx" reported at an aerodrome in Southern England. Three nights after he reported he went on his first raid. They took off in the inky darkness for the Ruhr. When over the target the Wellington went into a dive right through a curtain of flack. The bombardier dropped the bombs squarely on the target. Then the 'plane climbed steeply. All around explosions rocked it. Suddenly there was an especially blinding glare and a deafening explosion. The observer fell dead and the radio was completely wrecked. The plane turned over, and if the men had not been wearing safety belts, they would have been badly hurt. "Jinx" gave the order to bail out, but he stayed with the 'plane. The left engine was blown out and the right one badly damaged. One by one he saw the crew killed by A.A. fire. Somehow he made the coast of England just as his engine went dead. l-le bailed out and landed in a wheat field. Five times he crashed and only he survived. Until one day "Jinx" took off for his last flight. The target was Wilhelmshaven. To get there the planes had to cross a very important harbour, the A.A. fire was terrific, the Germans were trying to defend the harbour and the pocket battleship which lay at anchor. The Wellington containing "Jinx" was caught in several beams from searchlights and instantly plastered with shells. One .wing was almost shot away, and there were holes all over the fabric, also one of the engines was afire. Once again "Jinx" gave the order to bail out. Again "Jinx" stayed with the 'pIane, but this time the Wellington went down fast. lt dived towards the harbour. There were two things to do. Bail out and save himself, or stay with the plane so that he could head the plane where it would do the most l68l THE ASHBURIAN good. He quickly mode up his mind, He took the controls ond heoded the plone for the pocket bottleship. As the plone hit o funnel there wos ci thundrous explosion os the bomb lood exploded. The ship broke into flomes ond burnt fiercely until it reoched the mogozine. Then there wos such on explosion thot it rocked the city. The ship went down ot once. A few doys loter Mrs. Loney received o telegrom soying, "Pilot Officer Loney, VC., Killed in Action." PAW. THE ATTACK ILENTLY through the night thousonds of men crowled ond wriggled toword the enemy lines. Scores of tonks, ormoured cors ond motorized ortillery were woiting just behind the lines for the signol to ottock. Hundreds of divebombers ond fighters were being wheeled out from their secret boses, while forther bock heovy bombers were winging their woy towcird the scene of oction. Out ot seo bottleships, cruisers ond heovy gunboots were monoeuvering into position for their bombordment of enemy gun emplocements, Destroyers ond torpedo-boots were reody to ottock the enemy fleet with the help of our coostol commcind oircroft. Suddenly o whistle blew, ond our troops jumped up from their prone posi- tions on the ground ond chorgedl Our tonks rumbled forword, our dive- bombers blosted enemy 'plones while they were still on the ground, ond our fighters strofed the German front line trenches. Meonwhile, os our ormoured cors mopped up enemy forword mochine-gun nests ond pillboxes, the motorized ortillery wos very octive shelling the enemy reserves. Overheod British heovy bombers were Pounding owoy ot roods, roilwoys ond communicotion centres. By now, neorly oll the Nozi shore botteries hod been silenced ond the enemy fleet hod been driven out to seo with heovy losses. Our first wove of ottocking forces hod possed the borbed wire ond out- posts ond were odvoncing toword the moin Germon defences, for the Germon commonder, who hod thrown in oll his reserves, wos desperotely holding the line. Now the second phose of the ottock begon. Tronsports ond corgo ships were londing commondos on the enemy shore! Porotroopers were flooting down from the sky! As soon os the commondos got oshore, they joined up with the porotroops ond estoblished beochheods on the cliffs. Then they pushed inlond driving the Nozis before them. Then the Germons, finding themselves ottocked from two sides begon to surrender in lorge botches. Our tonks broke through ond crushed down oll resistonce before them. After thot our forces pressed relentlessly forward until the enemy wos in full retreot. The greot ottock hod succeeded! A P WSH!!! Al l701 THE ASHBURIAN BGN VOYAGE! CAME out here on I-l.M.S. Camaronia. It was in the year I9-40, when I set out on this ship. I remember only too well the hurried rush to Glasgow, and the day spent in Scotland before the voyage. At last towards evening we, lmy brother and II went on board. I did not feel sad at leaving Old England, but only as if adventure was ahead. Next morning I woke to find it daylight, Geoffrey dressed, and the Cama- ronia moving down the Clyde towards the sea. We did not stay long in the river but were soon out at sea and in sight of Ireland. But it was not long till both Scotland and Ireland were out of sight beyond the horizon. That morning we were supposed to have life saving drill or something, but all we children did was play. The next day was fine and we saw the sunrise, but the two days after were foggy, still it was fun running about on the deck with the foghorn blaring at you. The next few days that completed the voyage were uneventful, we arrived at New York in the evening of the eighth day but were not allowed in till the morning, when Geoffrey and I were met and taken to Philadelphia. The Camaronia is now sunk, but its memory will remain with me always. ,- JP. THE CHASE IA tragedy in one pagel T was a hot summer's afternoon and a fairly happy group of people were moving towards a previously arranged destination. Very few of them realized the action, which lay ahead of them, and this accounted largely for the leisurely way in which they were walking, ' Some of the leaders had already reached their destination, where they were comparatively safe. I-lowever suddenly a roar and a cloud of dust in the dis- tance made them realize that their companions were in danger. Their warning shouts were so loud that they temporarily drowned the rapidly approaching roar in the distance. These cries by no means went unheeded, in fact it was the signal for a mad charge for the position occupied by the leaders. Would they get there in time? Would they ever again see their friends if they didn't? These were the thoughts of all concerned. Some of the runners overtook their less fortunate companions, and reached the desired position. I-lowever many lagged behind or fell by the wayside, and their desperate cries were auite pathetic. I-lowever this was a time of 'every man for himself', and few stopped to wait for their less fortunate comrades. The distant roar soon grew, and suddenly some of the early comers were picked up and hurried away. This was very distressing for those left behind, and they watched sadly as their comrades were carried further and further away, However some of them were still undaunted, and proceeded to pursue their rapidly departing comrades. lvlost of the others soon followed their THE ASHBURIAN l7ll example and saah they were all agairi running as last as their legs caula Carry them. However their companions gained an them, arid before lang a large number al tired and aririayed Ashbury bays were wairmg lar the riext grreet-car ta Ottawa. J. N. T H E S E A The slap, on tlze prow, The creak, of the blocks, The sough, in the sail,' The crack, of the boom, The toss, of tlze ship, the ship, turned about, As she rode with tlze gale. Azrokling the rocks. The tulzine, of the wind, The splash, of tlze foanzg As the ship changed her course, And went sailing for home. THE CRICKET MATCH 20,000 breaths are held, As Farlow slogs the ball, 20,000 yell "well held", As it's caught just by the wall. Tlze tenth man up and West not out They need ten runs in all, And 20,000 see West clout, His wicket not tlze ball. RW. ---9-os-l THE SPRING MCDRNING The early sun shines down Upon the deivy grass, That Iigter will turn broiun But sparkles now like glass. The trees are dripping zvet, And tlze leaves will soon appear. Tlzough they hafzre not shofvn as yet And the Slllll1llCl',S drawing near. The mist is lying near tlze ground B-ut still the sky is blue, The shades are shrinking all around, And tlze world is fresh and nefu. j.H.XV. 21 THE 1XS1'llSL'R11UV THE SEA SHORE f - . 11111 surf 1111 1111' 51111111 11111 llflfkyl of 1111' 1j1I11', 11111 1111.91 1111 1111' 1Z1'11-z'1'.x', .'1lIlI, f1I1' 51.11111 of tl Nlllgl. 1111' 11111 1111 l111' 1'11'1f.f, 1111' 1'1111111.s' 11i'1'1'-111'1111, .1111 111'11111111 17111 1'111' S1111 15 salty 111111 111'1111. yilllu f111111111 1111 11l1' 17l'lll'1l :Is 1111' .v111'f 5f1'1'1?1'.v 1111, 51111111 T111' 11111511 of 11111 'fL'l!'Z'l'S .'1s 111051 1Il1'II 211111 11 11101111. T111' f1'111'1 of ll fog-11111'11 17r11111 fur 011 f111' 511115 711111 1'1111 of 110061-17.X't' 17111' .V1111 111111 for 11111. J. H. XV. J H W, THE ASHBURIAN 73 EXCHANGES The Editors gratefully acknowledge the receipt at the following Exchanges The Acta Ridlieaua, Ridley College, St. Catherines, Ont. The Argus, Sault Ste. Marie Collegiate, Ontario. The B.C.S. 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