Ashbury College - Ashburian Yearbook (Ottawa, Ontario Canada)
- Class of 1947
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TABLE DF CONTENTS
Volume XXX . ' . Winter 1947
Dedication . . 5
Staff .......... . 6
School Officers . 7
Editorial ...... . 8
School Notes . . . . 9
Chapel Notes . . . . . 11
Cadet Corps . . . . . 13
Cricket ........... . . 18
School Closing, 1946 . . . . . 21
Valedictory ....... . . 23
Sports Day .... 24
Rugby 1946 .... 4 29
Soccer 1946 ..... .. 37
Hockey Preview . . . . . 42
Music .......... . . 42
Education ..... . . 43
Old Boys Letters . .. . . 52
The Science Club . .. . . 56
Literary Section . . . . . 57
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To all Members Past and Present of the Ashbury
College Cadet Corps, We are Proud to Declicate
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THE STAFF A
C. L. 0GDEN GLASS, M.A.
St. John's College, Oxford
B.A., Bishop's University, Lennoxville
A. D. BRAIN, B.A., Toronto
Exeter College, Oxford
Senior 8: Middle Schools: Junior School:
A. B. BELCHER, R.M.C., Kingston LT.-COL. E. G. BRINE,
L. H. SIBLEY, B.Sc., McGill MAJOR H. J. Woons, M.B.E.
J. A. POWELL, B.A., Toronto. 4Director of Physical Training!
Trinity College, Cambridge. G. F. HENEY, B.Sc., McGill
W. R. WRIGHT, D.S.C., P. A. MCFARLANE, D.F.C.,
B.A., McGill. B.A., McGill.
REV. W. J. BELFORD, B.A., Th. MRs. E. B. HUNTER
Bishop's CSchool Chaplainj Miss E. BARKER
.,. C. M. HOOPER
Miss I. XVCODBURN, Mus. Bac., Bishop's, A.T.C.M.
Miss H. A. MACLAUGHLIN, R.R.C., R.N. MRS. H. R. PINHEY
Assistant M atron
MRS. E. FIELDER
T. B. RANKIN Miss A. THoMs
H. T. C. WHITLEY, D.S.O., M.D.
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Captain of the School
Captain of the Boarders
Captain of the Day-Boys
R. K. PATTERSON
J. MCBRIDE A. PRICE T. KENNY
J. FLECK D. R. HALL W. SCOTT
MAJOR D. FAIR
Second in Command
CAPTAIN T. KENNY
LT. J. PETTIGREVV
J. F LI-:CK R. PATTERSON W. SCOTT A. PRICE
Cadet Sergeant Major Cadet Quartermaster Sergeant
D. ROBERTSON E. CASTELLO
Football Hockey Cricket
H. CLARK D. R. HALL J. PETTICREW
A. BORJA A. PRICE
Football Hockey Cricket
W. SCOTT H. CLARK D. ROBERTSON
V HOUSE CAPTAINS
J. PETTIGREW R. K. PATTERSON
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AJOR H. J. Woods, M.B.E., has just presented to the school
Sadet Corps a very beautiful flag and this number of the
Ashburian is dedicated to the past and present members of The
Ashbury Cadet Corps. It seems fitting, therefore, that our Editorial
should follow the same line of thought.
We feel sure that the generosity of Major Woods was prompted
by two main impulses: the desire to show appreciation for work
well done, but also to impress upon all present and future
Ashburians the supreme importance of tradition and team spirit
which his particular gift symbolises.
Tradition is the passing on of the unwritten practices and
beliefs of past generations to posterity: and it is an important func-
tion of a school such as Ashbury to build up its own traditions,
to foster them and to pass them on to succeeding generations.
As is pointed out elsewhere in this issue. each of the independent
schools of Canada has built up a character and personality of its
own which reflects its history and traditions. Two major wars in
a quarter of a century have necessitated unwelcome breaking of
tradition, too frequent changes in staff. and have made gaps in the
ranks of Old Boys. Now, with an era of peace more assuredly ahead
of us in a mechanical and changing age, where the finer things of
life are too easily brushed aside, it is up to us all to foster and rebuild
tradition and so pass on into the world men of character and person-
ality who will resist the manifold temptations of easy living and
We have all been delighted during the past year with the won-
derful team spirit shown by those representing Ashbury in various
branches of sport. But we are ALL members of an Ashbury "team",
a team which is daily judged by all who come in contact with us as
individualsg let us show thc samc team spirit which has won us
acclaim in the sports world and as members of that team do our
best to carry our flag high in honour respected by all. In conclusion
lct us recall the words of Henry Newbolt:
"To-day and here the fight's begun.
' Of the great fellowship you're free:
Henceforth the School and you are one.
And what you arc. thc race shall he."
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SCHOOL opened on 12th September with an extremely full house
of over 150 boarders, weekly boarders and day boys.
We welcome to the staff our new school chaplain the Rev. W. J.
Belford, B.A.Th., who succeeds Rev. A. J. Poole who has left us to
become vicar of Vankleek Hill. We are also glad to welcome Mr.
G. F. Heney, B.Sc., and Mr. J. G. M. Hooper, two Ashbury old boys.
Towards the end of the term Mr. J. S. Newton left to take over
the duties of Principal of Caledon Public School and we wish him
all the best of good fortune in his new appointment. In Mr. New-
ton's place we welcome Mr. Paul McFarlane, D.F.C., B.A., may his
stay with us be long and happy.
We were also fortunate in securing the services of Mrs. E. Fielder
as assistant Matron.
Conseoguent to certain reorganization in the school Mr. Brain
was appointed Assistant Headmaster and his former duties as House-
master arc now shared by Mr. Belcher for Senior and Middle
School and Lt. Colonel E. G. Brine for the Junior Schoolg our con-
gratulations to all three on their new appointments.
Early in the term we received a visit from the Rev. G. P. Wooll-
combe, founder and headmaster of Ashbury for 40 years. He gave
a short address on how Ashbury received its name.
So far two House Dances have been held and were much enjoyed
by those participating.
Hallowe'en was duly celebrated by the school. The Senior and
Middle school enjoyed a "radio" quizz show put on by Colonel
Brine, a sing-song with Mr. Sibley at the piano and refreshments
kindly supplied by the Headmaster. Our thanks go to these mem-
bers of the staff for their efforts on our behalf. The Junior School
dressed up in many fine and fancy costumes, partook heartily of
refreshments and had fun and games until retiring replete and
sleepy to bedg Major Woods officiated and kindly awarded prizes
to the fancy dress winners.
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Again this year a choir has been formed under the able direction
of Mr. Sibley and has added much to the chapel services. At the
time of going to press we are looking forward to a Christmas Carol
Due to the excessive polio this year a quarantine was imposed on
the school until after the Thanksgiving week-end. All concerned
co-operated wonderfully in helping to lessen the burden of the
restrictions thus imposed and our particular thanks are due to Mr.
Gleeson who gave up much of his time on Saturday evenings when
he brought us a movie projector and some wonderful films.
A number of boys interested in music were fortunate enough
in being able to attend two of the concerts arranged by the Morning
Music Club of Ottawag three more will be heard in the Easter term.
In order to gave space to our wonderful new dining room now
in the course of construction tand about which more will be said in
our next issueb, the Library has been moved to what was last year's
Senior Common Roomg and to accommodate our increased numbers
this room has also to be used as a class room. The Senior Common
Room has been moved to larger space formerly occupied by the
Manual Training Room.
The school was fortunate to be treated to an excellent and all too
short violin recital by Mr. Hambourg on 13th December. This visit
of Mr. Hambourg was kindly arranged by Miss Woodburn who also
accompanied on the Piano most beautifully.
The school has received a splendid gift of a movie projector
from Mr. Gottlieb, father of Howard Gottlieb. A foretaste of some
happy and educational Saturday evenings was given on 14th Decem-
ber when three films were shown.
STOP PRESS NEWS
An Ashbury old boy Lt.-General Guy Simmonds has been ap-
pointed Army Instructor at the Imperial Defence College in Eng-
land. It is, we believe, the first time a Canadian has held this
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MANY parents and boys attended the closing service on prize
giving day of last year. The Rev. Dr. G. P. Woollcombe, the
Rev. A. J. Poole and Mr. A. D. Brain took the service with the Head
Boy John Smith reading the lesson. The Rev. A. J. Poole completed
his duties as Ashbury's chaplain by conducting the service before
assuming his new appointment in Vankleek Hill.
This year's opening service was taken by the Headmaster and
our new chaplain the Rev. W. J. Belford, a graduate of Bishop's Col-
lege with a B.A. in Th. and of course Mr. Sibley was at the organ.
The first Sunday of the term the Headmaster gave an inter-
esting address which was up to his usual high standard of inspiration
The origin and meaning of Holy Communion were briefly and
adeptly explained to us by Mr. Brain in an address at our first 11:00
Communion Service on October 6th.
The highlight of the Sunday services this term was the visit and
sermon by the school's founder, the Rev. Dr. G. P. Woollcombe, on
Oct. 20. We have been very fortunate in having these visits from
one with such experience and leadership.
Honorary Colonel Rev. C. Stone was our Poppy Day speaker
this year. He explained to us the meaning of Remembrance Day
and its increasing necessity.
Our friend and frequent visitor to Week-day Chapel, the Rev.
A. T. Carson preached at the Matins on Nov. 24. His sermon on Path
Finders and "A New and Living Way" gave us all much food for
On Youth Sunday we visited St. Bartholomew's Church. Elm-
wood and the St. Bartholomew Sunday Schools were also present.
The service was conducted by the rector. The Rev. A. T. Carson, with
a brief address by our own Chaplain.
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Our services have been brightened up considerably by our
School Choir this term which is showing the results of regular prac-
tices under Mr. Sibley's capable direction.
We are pleased that Elmwood continues to visit us every other
As Tony Price has found he could not handle his duties as both
a Prefect and Chapel Clerk, Donald Gardner has taken his place in
t.he Chapel and Peter Lighthall has been appointed assistant.
On 15th Dec., the last Sunday of the term a Candlelight Carol
Service was held. The singing of the School Choir was a vast im-
provement over last year, reflecting great credit on its members and
Mr. Sibleyg particularly pleasing was the fine solo singing of
Michael Gardner. The Chapel looked very beautiful lit by many
candles and the whole service was most inspiring.
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M ARCHING with the precision of veterans, members of the Ash-
bury College Cadet- Corps concluded activities for the term. at
the annual inspection held on May 23rd on the College
grounds before the District Cadet Officer, Major T. C. Holmes of
The parade was reviewed by Vice-Admiral H. E. Reid, C.B.,
R.C.N., Chief of the Naval Staff, accompanied by Major Holmes,
Mr. A. D. Brain, acting Headmaster during the regrettable absence of
the Headmaster, Mr. Ogden Glass in hospital, Lt. Cmdr. D. A.
Collins, R.C.N., and the Corps Instructor, Major H. J. Woods, M.B.E.
Mounting the saluting base, the Admiral was greeted by the
playing of the General Salute by the Band of the Royal Canadian
Air Force while the cadets stood at the "Present Arms." He then
inspected the ranks, made up of three platoons of uniformed Cadets
and a platoon of juniors aged seven to eleven years.
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At the conclusion of the inspection, thc Corps, under the Com-
manding Officer, Cadet Major John Hooper of Rockcliffe, marched
past the saluting base in column of platoons and again in column
of route, Admiral Reid taking the salute.
Following this, the boys gave demonstrations of squad and arms
drill, signalling, first aid and stretcher drill, knots and lashings in-
structions and rifle practice. In walking through the parties during
this period, the Admira1's eye was caught by the workmanlike job
of knot-tying being turned in under the eagle eyes of Navy
Next the Cadets changed into gym kit and gave an exhibition
of physical training, beginning with the junior class under their 11-
year-old leader, Michael Mansur of Ottawa, and working up through
the forms to the seniors, who concluded the display with a number of
acrobatics which drew gasps from the assembled parents. The work
of the boys on the parallel bar, vaulting horse and groundwork
teams was of a high standard, and the grand finale of the show was
effected by the construction of a huge multiform pyramid in which
every boy in the parade had a part.
Addressing the boys at the conclusion of the gymnastic display,
the Admiral said, "Your fine marching and steadiness on parade are
a credit to you and your instructors, and I would like to compliment
you on a Hne performance."
"I would like also," he said, "to thank you for the honor of ask-
ing me to be here today. As an Old Boy of 35 years, I feel very
Major Holmes also paid tribute to the work of the Cadets and
told them that the lessons in self-discipline and self control that
they learned now would stand them in good stead in later years.
After the reviewing party had left the field, the Cadets were
marched off and formed up in the schoolyard and addressed by Mr.
Brain. who thanked them for their excellent behaviour during the
day. and led the boys in three cheers for Admiral Reid.
Also performed at this time was the presentation of the Woods
Trophy, presented for annual competition in 1912 by the Command-
ing Officer of the G.G.F.G., and awarded this year to No. 1 Platoon
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under Cadet Lieut. G. H. H. Read of Ottawa. The trophy was
presented by Major Holmes. ,
Memories of past inspections were brought back to many old
boys lining the sidelines, when they saw the tattered Union Jack
which flew over the reviewing stand. This flag has been used for
every inspection since the first in 1912.
Large numbers of proud parents jammed the edge of the parade
ground, some coming from as far away as New Jersey and New York.
Among them was Admiral P. W. Nelles, former Chief of the Naval
Staff, who watched keenly as his son went through the army drill.
SHERWOOD CUP - CADET CHAMPIONSHIP
WE are pleased to report that due to the splendid efforts of all
'anks of the Cadet Corps, both during the Cadet year and also
at the Annual Inspection, No. 137 Ashbury College C. C. are once
again holders of the "Col L. P. Sherwood, V.D., Cup" emblematic of
the Cadet Championship for Schools in the Ottawa area.
When it is considered that this trophy was won in competition
with St. Patrick's, Nepean, Commerce, Tech., Glebe, etc., all Schools
with Corps a good deal larger than Ashbury, this is no mean feat
and congratulations are extended to all concerned for a good job
That we may have the pleasure of again reporting the holding
of this trophy for 1946-47 is the sincere wish of the Editorial Staff
of the Ashburian.
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Richardson-Captain: A conscientious captain who shone in
every department of the game. Not only is he a sound opening bat
with a variety of strokes and a medium-paced bowler with very
steady length, but a quick and accurate fielder who made several
brilliant catches in a very short season. He won both batting and
Smith-Vice-Captain: A hard-working vice-captain who did not
spare himself on any occasion, being a dangerous bowler and a
stylish and forceful bat with a very punishing drive through mid-off.
He was unlucky in the B.C.S. game, misjudging the ball on the leg
stump before he was set, but he bowled very effectively.
Read-Colours: A stubborn opening bat who is quick to take
advantage of loose bowling. On occasion an effective slow bowler,
and a steady safe fielder.
Bulpit-Quick in the field and has a good eye, but should open
up more at bat.
Mingie-A very sound and hardworking fielder who is amazingly
quick on his feet. Has not yet learned the fundamental batting
Gault-Developed into a useful wicket keeper during the cur-
tailed season. A strong hitter who must learn to wait for the right
ones to hit.
Breithaupt-Gave signs of natural batting ability. Cricket also
involves fielding in which department he was not on his toes.
Rolbertson-Gives promise as a getter of runs as he has a good
eye and strong wrists. Is a powerful thrower.
Pegram-Has some knowledge of the batting strokes but must
be more aggressive. Somewhat slow in the Held and a weak thrower.
Pettigrew-A stylish bat who must be more aggressive against
mediocre bowling. Gives promise of becoming a useful change
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Brown-A conscientious member of the field with a very power-
ful throw. A natural hitter who must learn to wait for loose bowling
Elliott-Has a good eye but was inclined to hit at the wrong ball
An accurate throw.
Hooper-A conscientious fielder and a steady batsman who is
handicapped by poor eyesight.
The season was an unfortunate one in many respects. We had
consistently bad weather, which forced the cancellation of several
practices and of two matches. It was also unfortunate in that .we
failed to beat B.C.S. Nevertheless it was far from being unsuccessful,
for all members of the field improved immensely and most enjoyed
it to the same degree.
We began the season with a team which promised to be strong
in the field but weak at bat and this was the way it turned out. Rich-
ardson and Smith were both excellent batsmen, and Read came
through with some good innings but they received little help from
the rest although on a few occasions, a plucky inning did much to
raise the score. In the field we were a very good team. We had two
excellent slow-medium bowlers in our captain and vice-captain, and
a good change bowler in Read. The fielding was on the whole excel-
lent, although in the match with B.C.S. two dropped catches lost us
the major game of the season.
We lost the first game played at the school on May 4th to a
strong Cathedral side. We went in first but our batting failed us
and We were all out for 51 with only Smith reaching double figures.
We made a determined bid to retire them. but Brampton stayed in
for a cautious 45 enabling them to beat us by 36 runs.
Not in the least downheartened by this defeat we took on the
best team in the O.V.C.C. three weeks later and in a low scoring
game beat them by 20 runs-67-47, with Richardson 4215, Breithaupt
t17J, Smith t10J and Robertson 195, all batting well. Sensational
bowling by Smith and Richardson prevented any of the New Edin-
burgh players from getting set.
On the first of June we beat the Old Boys, who fielded a strong
side, 102-64. Read came through with a fine 22. and he received
some strong support from Smith I 155, Mingie U45 and Brown who
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achieved the unusual distinction of hitting 17 in four balls and
getting caught on the next one. Richardson and Smith again bowled
splendidly, and with the exception of Lawrence who compiled 30 not
out in a magnificent inning, none of the Old Boys stayed long at bat.
Then a week later came the heart-break when we lost to our
old rivals, B.C.S. on home grounds. Bishop's batted Brst and com-
piled 64 runs of which Sewell and Solomon ran up 45, both after
being dropped before they had scored any runs. 64 did not seem
too much to beat but our batting went all to pieces. Richardson
carried his bat for 19, but nobody stayed with him long enough to
enable him to get the necessary runs, and we were all out for a
As usual the House games produced the best cricket of the sea.-
son. Connaught won them easily, since Woollcombe had only
Smith in the bowling department, and the victors had Richardson
and Read. In the first innings Connaught won by 34 runs. In the bat-
ting, Richardson, Breithaupt and Read stood out for Connaught, and
Smith for Woollcombe, while bowling honours were fairly evenly
divided among Smith, Richardson and Read. In the second innings
Connaught won by the terrific score of 205 for 5 to only 80 all out
for Woollcombe. Read carried his bat for a chanceless 106 while
Richardson got 60 and Kenny 16. Superior bowling soon disposed
No review of the season would be complete without a tribute
to the coaches. Mr. Brain and Mr. Powell, who relieved the former
when the unfortunate illness of Mr. Glass forced him to discontinue
his instruction, and to the Captain and Vice-captain who through
their efforts both on and off the field set us all a fine example.
"F or work and youth and friendships worth the prizing,
For health and hope and strivings after right,
For all ideals past our realizing,
For hooks and music and the stars at night,
For all things honourable, all things pleasant,
The dream that lingers and the thought that flees,
For past and future and the abiding present,
Come what may. l render thanks for these."
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T sc:HooL CLOSING 1946
ANADA has "desperate need" for young men with vision and
v foresight, Admiral Percy Nelles told members of the graduating
class at Ashbury College, Ottawa, at ceremonies here.
Speaking at the 55th closing exercises of the School, Admiral
Nelles called upon the graduates "to work for the betterment of a be-
wildered world," and urged them to take an active interest in Can-
ada's present and future, since upon the extent of their contribution
would depend the peace and security of future generations.
The year's activities were outlined by Mr. A. D. Brain, acting
Headmaster, who reported a highly successful year in every field of
endeavor, and paid high tribute to the Headmaster, Mr. Glass,
who was prevented from being present through illness. "A fresh
and more energetic spirit has been infused in Ashbury by Mr. Glass."
said Mr. Brain. "The school has made remarkable progress and we
look for even greater strides in the future."
A short address of welcome was given by Colonel Newcombe.
chairman of the Board of Governors. Colonel Newcombe also intro-
duced Dr. H. M. Tory, President of Carleton College and Dr. G. P.
Woollcombe, Ashbury's founder, both of whom assisted in the prize-
Also on the platform were Brig. C. H. Maclaren and Norman
F. Wilson. of the Board of Governors, and Barclay Robinson, presi-
dent of the Montreal Old Boys' Association.
Valedictorian was John Smith, Captain of the School who
pointed out that While "Many different types and nationalities are
gathered together in this school . . . neither race nor creed stands
between any of us."
Top academic honors went to John Hooper, winner of the
Governor-General's Medal, form prize, and Angus and Reid awards
for distinction in French and Latin.
The Nelson Shield and Sout-ham Cup were won by John Smith,
Captain of the School, the Southam award standing for best record
in sports and scholarship through the year.
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Peter Richardson, Captain of the First Fields in Football
and Cricket, received the MacCordick Cup for contributing most to
school games. Richardson also accepted the B.C.S. Old Boys' Cup
on behalf of the Senior Football team, and was winner of the Mrs.
James Wilson Cricket Trophy.
The complete academic prize list follows:
Form prizes: 1C, Singer, 1B, Vincent, 1A, Judd II, II, Younger
II, III, Gilbert, Trans, Morse, IV, MacNeil, Shell, MacCordick,
V, Brownlee, VIC, Hampson, VIB, Pettigrew, VIA, Hooper.
Awards of Merit: I, Barker Prize, Galloway, II, Hunter Prize,
Berniere I, Junior School-Woods Shield, Mansur, Shell, Belcher
Prize, Chisholm, V, Brine Prize, Clark, VIC, Sibley Prize, Hall,
Woodburn Prizes for Music, Bogart, Baskerville II, Gardner II.
Public Speaking: Ross McMaster Prize: Junior, Genesove, In-
termediate, Macdonald, Senior, Holmes.
, Honor Prizes: Academic Distinction: Ashbury College Maths.
Prize: Mingie, Sibley Science Prize, Holmes, Angus French Prize,
Hooper, Read Latin Prize, Hooper, Governor General's Medal.
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June 12th, 1946.
CThe' following is the Valedictory Address delivered by John
Smith, Captain of the School, at the closing on June 12th, 1946.5
There are few really great honours which can be bestowed upon
a person during his lifetime-and the one which has been bestowed
upon me today is assuredly one of these.
Three years ago I arrived at Ashbury as a stranger to the school,
the people and the climate-a circumstance not uncommon to many
of my associates here. But every one of us agrees that that period
of strangeness does not last long, for the very first feature which
strikes a foreigner upon arriving in Canada is the friendliness of
There are many aspects of Ashbury which have impressed me
during my stay, both inside and outside of the school-but there is
one which stands out above all others. The spirit of comradeship
is, I think, the most precious of the ideals which Ashbury possesses.
Many different types and nationalities are gathered together in
this school, and yet neither race nor creed stands between any of us.
With the world in the state that it is today, I feel proud to think
that we have learned here what is perhaps the most important lesson
Our predecessors set out before us to tight and win a battle of
courage. When we leave tomorrow we shall be starting upon a dif-
ferent battle. It will be our duty to insure the peace for which so
many have given their lives. That- lesson, that truly great ideal
which we have learned here. will enable us to fulfill our parts as
citizens of a peace-loving world.
Now. we must say farewell, but we shall always have with us
in our future fields of endeavour, something to guide us and comfort
us, something which is the very soul of this. our school.
My only regret today is that Mr. Glass is not with us, for he
has become in his first year here an Ashburian in a very real sense.
But we would like to thank him. and the members of his staff who
have done so much in preparing us for the road ahead.
In closing may I quote a few lines from Longfellow's poem
"The Building of the Ship"?-
"Sail on, O ship of state,
Sail on. O union strong and great,
Humanity with all its fears,
With all the hopes of future years.
Is hanging breathless on thy fate."
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THE Annual School Sports were held on June 12th in perfect
Weather with the grounds, due to the untiring efforts of Mr.
Oliver and his assistants, presenting a beautiful sight to the large
number of spectators that turned out to watch the competition.
Preliminary events and heats were run off on the 10th, leaving
a minimum df three competitors in each event and as was expected
the finals were very keenly contested and provided the spectators
with many a thrill.
The House Championship for the Wilson Shield was Won by
Connaught House and the Individual Championships were won as
follows: Senior-Browng Intermediate-Paterson, Junior-Mulli-
Due to prior organization under the able direction of Mr. Brain
with his intimate knowledge of previous sports days and the many
pit-falls that lie in wait for the unwary and inexperienced, every-
thing went in clockwork fashion with no tedious pauses or mix-ups
and parents and friends of the school were treated to a fast-moving
programme of well-conducted and well-contested events through-
out an enjoyable day.
The officials were as follows:
Judges-A. D. Brain, Esq.g Col. E. G. Brine, J. A. Powell, Esq.
Clerks of the Course-Major H. J. Woods, W. R. Wright, Esq.
Starter-A. B. Belcher, Esq.
Timer--L. H. Sibley, Esq.
Jumps-Rev. A. J. Poole, J. S. Newton, Esq.
Announcer-E. B. Pilgrim, Esq.
Recorders-W. A. Nellesg M. G. Birchwood.
Record of Events and Winners.
Senior High Jump-lst. Schroeder, 5 ft. 3 in., 2nd, Richardson
and Brown Ctiej.
Intermediate High Jump-lst, Nesbitt. 4 ft. 8 in., 2nd, Earl,
3rd, Grant I and Naylor I Ctiedj.
Junior High Jump-lst, Mulligan, 4 ft. 2 in.: 2nd, Mansurg 3rd,
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Mile Qopenj-lst, Scott, 6 mins. 20 secs., 2nd, Brown, 3rd,
Senior Cricket Ball-lst, Brown, 08.5 yds., 2nd, Knight, 3rd,
Intermediate Cricket Ball-lst, Paterson, 78 yds.: 2nd, Naylor
I, 3rd, Grant I.
Junior Cricket Ball-lst, Mulligan, 55 yds., 2nd, Owen, 3rd,
Senior 100 Yards-lst, Smith I, 11.5 secs., 2nd, Brown, 3rd,
Intermediate 100 Yards-lst, Dreyfus, 11 secs., 2nd, Earl, 3rd,
Junior 100 Yards--lst, Grant II, 14 secs., 2nd, Mulligan, 3rd,
75 Yard Dash Cunder 115-lst, Finlay II, 11.2 secs., 2nd, Man-
sur, 3rd, Sobie I.
50 Yard Dash Cunder 101-lst, Nowakowski, 8.5 secs., 2nd,
Vincent, 3rd, McDowell.
220 Yards, Senior-lst, Smith I, 26 secs., 2nd, Brown, 3rd,
220 Yards, Intermediate-lst, Paterson, 28.5 secs., 2nd, Drey-
fus, 3rd, Naylor I.
220 Yards, Junior--lst, Grant II, 32.6 secs., 2nd, Mulligan,
880 Yards, Senior-1st, Scott, 2 min. 19.5 secs., 2nd, Brown.
Intermediate Obstacle Race-1st, Grantl, 2nd, Nesbitt, 3rd,
Junior Obstacle Race-lst, Grant II, 2nd, Copley, 3rd, Sobie
Senior Obstacle Race-lst, Kenny.
Obstacle Race Cunder 111-lst, Mansur, 2nd, Sobie II, 3rd,
120 Yards Senior Hurdles-lst, Smith I, 16 secs., 2nd, Hamil-
ton, 3rd, Kenny.
120 Yards Intermediate Hurdles-lst, Grant I, 20 secs., 2nd
Earl, 3rd, Naylor I.
80 Yards Junior Hurdles-lst, Grant II, 14.6 secs., 2nd, Mul-
ligan, 3rd, Owen.
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80 Yards Hurdles tumler 111-1st, Flllltly Il. 17 seesg Qllll. Slllllf
llg orrl. Flillill 11.
Old Boys' Race-1st, Danielsg 2l1ll, Pilgrim: Brrl. Btlllllll.
440 Yards. Senior-1st, Scott flllll B1-ow11 ttietlb. .SS sees.: 31-tl
440 Yards. IIlf9l'l11CClli1IG-lSl, Nesbitt, 1 111111. 5 sees.: Qllll. liarl
Long Jump. Senior-1st, Brown. 18 ft. 4 i11s.g 2l1Ll. Ric'l1a1-rlso11
Long Jump, I11tGl'1l1SCll21lG--lSf. Dreyfus. 16 feet: Qllfl. Naylor
Long Jump, Junior-lst, NIulliga11, 13 feet S i11s.g Qllfl. Ma11s11r
Relay Rave-C'o1111a11gl1t House.
FIRST FOOTBALL FIELD
'UND F01 YI'lS.XI,I, FIICLD
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L OOKING in retrospect over Ashburyis football season 1946, we
find we have a season to be proud of even if we did lose our
matches with Lower Canada College and Bishopls College School and,
consequently, the B.C.S. Old Boys' Cup. Being the victor is not the
only source of delight in our tasksg this oft repeated statement is
definitely true as far as last seasons football is concerned.
We started off the football season with a good deal of con-
fidence in our hopes of winning the Old Boys' Cup. N o team could
have had a better coach than we did and added to this we were able
to start practising three weeks before L.C.C. and B.C.S. as their
school re-opening was delayed on account of polio. Although most
of the stars of our 1945 team had left, new players seemed to be
developing fast. Howie Clark and Walter Scott were elected Captain
and Vice-Captain respectively, happy and logical choices. The first
few football practices were hampered by extremely hot weather and
the first two weeks were spent in light kit running through the plays,
most of these were developed from the more successful of those
used in 1945. Passes and the middle bucks dominated our offensive
We had about a month of practising before our first game. lt
was very difficult to arrange for any teams to play Ashbury since
our exhibition games had to be played on week-days and other local
schools had a regular schedule to be played on week-ends. and even
some we were able to arrange were literally washed out by rain. We
were, however, able to arrange two games with the kind co-operation
of Eric Roy g the 'first of these we won 10-0 and the second we lost
7-6. In the first of these games the touchdowns were scored by
Dreyfus and Clark. The calling of the plays by Scott, Weavers long
passes, bucks by Clark and Sosa and general good tackling were all
features of this game.
The first game was played a little more than two weeks before
the game with Bishop's College School. Mr. Glass wanted two more
exhibition games before the 'tclassicf' so the next week-end we played
On October 25th the Ashbury football team surged ahead to
one of its most impressive victories. The opposition. the "Lower
Town Terrors," was overwhelmed by a score of 40-0. The team
gained a lot of confidence by winning this game, even though we
knew that the opposition we would meet in future games of the
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season would be much more stern. Clark scored two touchdowns by
means of his unstoppable bucks. and both were converted by Weaver.
Scott scored three touchdowns, one out of two being converted by
Weaver and another extra point being scored on a pass, Scott to
Knight. An interesting highlight of the game was Scott's 110 yard
run for his second touchdown. Weaver and Hall fthe latter play-
ing in the absence of Hamiltonj each scored one touchdown, with
both converts failing. Hall's game was particularly good, consider-
ing that it was the first time he had ever played in the backfield,
as an added highlight to this performance, he intercepted a lateral
pass and ran about forty yards to score his touchdown. Finally, in
accounting for the fortieth point, an opposing back was tackled
behind his touchdown line for a rouge.
The second game was played on Saturday, October 26. This
time we were beaten by Eric Roy's "Rough Riders" f although not
the same teamj, 7-6. This game served its purpose by taking from
us any over-confidence that may have existed. Our touchdown was
made by Howie Clark on one of those bucks, but the convert failed.
The extra point was scored by Weaver when he kicked the ball over
their deadline for an automatic rouge. The opposing team was able
to do similarly, and they beat us by converting their touchdown.
At last, on November lst, the classical contest between Ashbury
and B.C.S. took place. The team, as well as a few Ashbury spec-
tators, travelled to B.C.S. by bus. There were three breakdowns, a
fact which was not only annoying to everyone, but also tended to
increase the restlessness of the tense, but not nervous team. The
final score was 10-5 in favour of B.C.S. The weather was extremely
bad, with intermittent showers occurring all day, and consequently
turning the field into a quagmire.
Ashbury lost the toss and kicked off. Buck Weaver.
however, kicked the ball badly, and it only went about ten
yards. After about four plays, the B.C.S. team had advanced the
ball to our thirty yard line. The next play was a long pass, com-
pleted for a touchdown.
The convert failed, being beautifully blocked by Paterson.
Everything seemed to happen in those first few minutes, and not
until the last quarter did our morale fully recover. One of the fac-
tors in keeping up our spirit was Clark's and Sosa's bucks, which
never failed to gain some ground.
In the second quarter the Ashbury team began to resemble the
team that it really was. On one occasion, when the B.C.S. team had
kr-ked the ball over our line, Scott ran it back forty-five yards. '
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The B.C.S. team kicked off to start the second half. We ran
the ball back a few yards, but were unable to advance it further.
The B.C.S. team could not do very much better, and the first half
of the third quarter proved to be a kicking duel. We fell back a
little, but B.C.S. was unable to score. Weaver received the ball
behind our line, and immediately started to run towards the line.
But he did not quite make it, and as he was tackled, the ball was
knocked out of his hand 5 one of the B.C.S. halfbacks, Williams.
promptly fell on it for a touchdown. The convert failed.
In spite of all this, we really began to look "alive" in the fourth
quarter. By means of a series of passes-mostly short-and line
bucks, we advanced the ball to the B.C.S. ten-yard line. But we
could penetrate no furtherg a line buck and a pass netted us a gain
of about three yards. However, Scott. observing that the last pass
had moved the ball over to the left side of the field, decided to try
an on-side kick. He told Weaver to kick to the right side of the
field. The kick was perfectly placedg and as the ball descended
both Scott and a B.C.S. man went up for it at the same time. Scott
was able to knock it down, and fall on it for a touchdown. The con-
vert, however, failed.
The morale of the Ashbury team was now very hgh, and we were
determined to score again in the remaining three or four minutes of
the game. We kicked to the B.C.S. team, and held them for two
downs. On the third down they kicked to us, and we began our
advance down the field. Our line bucks and passes were forcing the
B.C.S. team back to their goal line not inch by inch, but yard by
yard. On one occasion Dreyfus had gone out for a long pass I about
thirty yardsl and although covered by four or five B.C.S. boys. he
completed the pass by making a. spectacular leap into the air. But
just when our hopes were so high, one of our passes was intercepted.
As there were only two downs remaining in the game we were unable
to score. This was a bitter disappointment to all of us. for we felt
that if we had had five more minutes in which to play we most
certainly would have won.
Ashbury suffered only one in jury--that was to Juan de Sosa. He
was hurt in the first quarter, but said nothing about it until he col-
lapsed. exhausted. at the end of the game. He was immediately
taken to the hospital, for we were afraid that he had suffered some
internal injuries. Fortunately, we were wrong. and he was soon
back at school.
A word should be said about the boys who did not score touch-
downs. for twelve men are required to make up a football team, and
on each man rests some responsibility. Something should be men-
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tioned of Clark's and Sosa's forceful bucking, Dreyfus' and Knight's
pass receiving and the strong defensive play of Paterson. There
were many other things that could be praised, but they are too
numerous to mention here.
The next and final game to be played was the annual fixture
with LiC.C. The game was on November 16, and it might be added
that the weather was perfect for football. The final score was 9-0 in
favour of L.C.C.
L.C.C. kicked off. Weaver received the ball and ran it back a
few yards. The next play, a sneaker pass, Scott to Knight, was
completed: Knight was almost away for a touchdown. but after
advancing the ball about 20 yards he was tackled. Two more
plunges by Clark gave Ashbury another first down. A short pass,
Scott to Knight, advanced the ball to L.C.C.'s 30 yard line. But on
the next play, an end run, we were thrown for a loss of two yards.
So Ashbury had to kick. Weaver's kick was caught by Coburn about
twelve yards behind the L.C.C. touchdown line, but he eluded the
on-coming tacklers and ran the ball back to the L.C.C. 20 yard line.
The next play, a forward pass, was completed for another 20 yards.
After an eight yard plunge, a forty yard pass was completed. But
Ashbury held after that, and L.C.C. was forced to kick. Weaver
received Darling's kick behind the Ashbury goal line, and was unable
to cross before being tackled. That made the score 1-0, L.C.C.
On the first play from the twenty-five yard Iine, Ashbury
advanced the ball eleven yards. But on the next play, a forward
pass was intercepted. Ashbury held L.C.C. to five yards for two
downs, the third down was a kick. Weaver received it behind the
goal line, but this time he was able to run back to our two yard line.
After advancing the ball about six yards, Ashbury kicked. Darling
received the ball and returned it about ten yards. After a
plunge for three yards, an L.C.C. pass was intercepted by Paterson.
Ashbury was held, and therefore kicked, but the L.C.C. receiver,
Darling, promptly kicked back for a rouge. This made the score 2-0
In two downs Ashbury advanced the ball three yards from the
25 yard line, so on the third down Ashbury kicked. But L.C.C.
fumbled the kick, and in the scramble for the ball, Paterson fell on
it. The quarter then ended.
Although a plunge by Clark made seven yards, we were unable
to make a first down, and the ball went over to L.C.C. A sleeper
pass was completed for 20 yards. Then an end run with Webster
carrying the ball netted L.C.C. another 20 yards. With two more
forward passes L.C.C. scored a touchdown. The convert was com-
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pleted also. This made the score 8-0, L.C.C. Ashbury chose to
kick off. The kick was received by Lafond. who was tackled hard
by Clark at center field. Ashbury held L.C.C.. thus forcing tlieni
to kick. Scott received the ball and ran it back 10 yards. Ashbury
tried two passes, the Hrst being completed for three yards, Scott to
Dreyfus, but the second was intercepted and run back ten yards.
The next play for L.C.C. was a pass completed for 20 yards. Scott
received the kick on the next play behind the goal line, but crossed
it before being tackled. After Ashbury made three consecutive
first downs, the first half ended.
L.C.O. kicked off to start the second half. Weaver received the
ball and ran it back 20 yards. Ashbury was unable to make a first
down. They kicked, and the ball was received by Darling. After
making a first down, a forward pass by L.C.C. was intercepted by
Knight. But Ashbury could not make a first down. Weavers kick
was immediately returned for a rouge. This made the score 9-0.
The fourth quarter saw Ashbury make several outstanding
plays. Dreyfus made a spectacular catch, for twenty yards. Scott.
in the Hnal minutes of the game, recovered an on side kick. and
gained 40 yards. Weaver then plunged twelve yards. But just
when we w-ere so close to scoring, L.C.C. held, and the ball changed
hands. From that point on the teams remained in a deadlock.
And so ended our football season. We were unfortunate in not
being able to have on Old Boys' game this year, but we are looking
forward to playing one next year. Now the early morning practices
and tired looks are forgotten. But one thing no one would for-
get were the efforts of our coach, Mr. Glass. He was out there on
the field all the time. never giving up for lost, always patient: with-
out him our football season could not have been as it was.
SECOND FOOTBALL FIELD
At the start of the season, the field comprised the 24 boys next.
roughly speaking, in combined size-age-weight-skill to the members
of the first field. Practices soon showed us that many of the players
had little or no idea of the game so that much of the allotted games
time that should have been devoted to the timing of plays and other
field tactics had to be spent on the fundamentals of the game. In
consequence, our plays were few in number and far from smooth
when the team took the field in the early part of the season,
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This was particularly noticeable in our first match against the
Irish Devils, an informal group largely composed of high school
students, most of whom ga.ve evidence of some experience of the
game, notably in forward passing. The School tried hard against
a larger and more experienced ibut by no means diabolicalj team
and were handily beaten 15-0. In spite of this the game was an
invaluable experience and most of our worst shortcomings, not so
discernible in practice, became quite evident.
That our first match was a sobering experience was soon shown
by a much improved team that next played against the Lindenlea
Juniors in our second game. Some of our previous errors were repeat-
ed but not our worst ones and after four short periods of clean and
entertaining football the score remained 0-0, an encouragement to
all concerned. It is unusual enough for such a score to arise in Can-
adian rugby but what was more, neither team ever had possession
inside their opponent's 25 yard line.
Our third game was a return match with the Irish Devils who
this time brought along a team somewhat lightened but by no means
less skillfull, and on this occasion we lost again but only 6-0. The
Seconds again played well and it was obvious that the previous two
games had helped us to become a real team in skill and spirit.
By this time the long anticipated match with Lakefield Prepar-
atory School was definitely set for Saturday, Nov. 16 and on which
date they descended on us in red and green. The weather
had been most propitious all week and the possibility of having to
play in snow was finally dispelled when the morning broke clear
and cool with a light frost during the night to make the ground firm.
The Lakefield team, under their Headmaster, G. Winder Smith,
had an average weight within a pound of ours, both regulars and
total teamsj so everyone present looked forward to a close and inter-
esting game-they were not disappointed.
Lakefield, being visitors, elected to kick off and we chose the
north end in the hope of heaving some successful passes against the
sun. Perhaps the prospect of finally playing a team of our own size
and age unnerved us for it was soon obvious that the School was not
playing its best football. Lakeiield held a decidedly upper hand and
only some high and determined defensive play kept the visitors
from scoring, whereas we hardly even looked dangerous.
THE ASHBURIAN 35
The second half was an example of fast and skillful junior foot-
ball by both teams. Ashbury seemed to have a slight edge on the
visitors for, although their line was showing no signs of weakening
for our plungers. our end runs were working smoothly and were sev-
eral times good for 15 and 20 yard gains. We maintained our slight
superiority on the ground but Lakefield countered with a somewhat
more efficient forward attack and until the last minute of the game
there didn't seem to be "much in it," and neither team could be said
to have dominated the play.
Shortly after the final minute signal went up, a Lakefield back
intercepted one of our forward passes and made a long and thrilling
run only to be forced to step into touch by one of our backs at roughly
the Ashbury 5 yard line. On their first down Lakefield threw an
incomplete forward pass and on their second down, not realizing the
imminence of the final whistle, elected to try to plunge over for a
major score instead of kicking for a single point and victory. Our
line hurled their plunge back for no gain and the game ended in a
In comment on the seasons progress it must be stated that
with a few notable exceptions the team was deplorably weak on two
fundamentals: tackling everywhere on the field and charging in the
lineg without these a team is merely a rabble no matter how expert
the ball carriers. We also made the mistake of trying to throw long
forward passes without the players who could throw them, and of
going through the season without developing or finding a kicker.
On the other hand. special mention must be made of Ross I
C93 lbs.j for his fast and tricky running as well as for clean. hard
tackling at critical momentsg of Darby for all round enthusiasm.
stalwart plunging and sound defensive play on the secondaryg and
of the Captain, Baskerville I, who was a conscientious leader
throughout the season and a tower of strength on defence and a
substantial yard-gainer against Laketield. As for the team as a
whole, they gave a very good account of themselves throughout the
season and the improvement in their standard of play and their
attitude towards the game on the part of the younger and less
experienced players was most encouraging.
FIRST SOCCER FIELD
BORJA.-Captain and centre half. A very steady and sure-
kicking centre half who always seems to be just where he should be
at the right. time forming a.n excellent pivot for the team. A very
hard worker and a tower of strength on the defence.
CRAY.-Vice-captain and outside left. Has improved a lot in
technique since last season but has lost a little of his speed and
could be more aggressive. Is steadily improving in sureness of kick-
ing and placing passes.
SETTON.-Goal-keeper. A new-comer to the team this year and
shows a natural flair for goal-tending. Played an excellent game all
season on both the First and Under Fifteen Teams and shows promise
of being a star in future seasons.
HENEY I.-Right full back. Played his usual steady game on
defence all season. Not a spectacular player but a good team man
and a very reliable defence player and sure kicker.
V1LLALoBos.-Left full back. Another new-comer to the team
this year who earned his place and played well all season. Lacks
polish but is hard-working and aggressive and will improve. Paired
well with Heney I to make a sound back line.
SUDAR.-Right half back. Also new to the team this year-a
very good half who tackles, kicks and passes well. Played an excel-
lent game on the half line all season.
FOWLER.-Left half back. The most improved player on the
team. Played a strong game on the half line all season and is aggres-
sive and hard-working. Lacks finesse but will improve with prac-
tice and should develop into an excellent soccer player.
Liz.-Started the season at outside right but was moved to
centre-forward for two reasons: Cab to check his tendency to roam
and fbj to take full advantage of his scoring ability. An excellent
schoolboy class soccer player, naturally good with his feet, fast,
aggressive and a sure shot on goal.
HENEY II.-Inside right. Although handicapped by physical
size compared to the rest of the team and his opponents he plays a
hard and steady game on the forward line, is quick on the ball and
never allows himself to be beaten. Played very well all season and
will undoubtedly be more effective as he grows.
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UNDER FIFTEEN SOCCER FIELD
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PRITCHARD II.-Outside right. Formerly a half back, he had
a bit of difficulty settling in to his new position which calls for more
speed and quick accurate centres from the side-line, but improved
with each game and should be very good next year.
STAPLEY.--Inside left. Came up from the junior field this year
and showed sufficient promise to be placed on the first team.
Played well all season, but as is expected lacks both polish and ag-
gressiveness. Showed continual improvement and with further
practice will develop into a good soccer player.
THE SOCCER SEASON.
Practices began immediately after school opening and although
it was feared that due to quite a few of last year's players going
over to Rugby the Soccer team would be weak it became obvious
early in the practice sessions that we would have a good all-round
The first test came on October 19th when our old friendly rivals
Sedburgh School travelled to Ashbury to triumph over us by a score
of 2-0, both goals being scored by Nickerson. The game was a hotly
contested one with our team showing by far the better technique
but lacking punch while the Sedburgh team were very aggressive
and seemed imbued with the will to win. Admitting that we had
the misfortune to be "out-lucked" right in the opponents' goal-mouth
several times, Sedburgh are to be congratulated on the win because
they really played "all out" for thei-r school. In winning this game
they apparently taught a lesson because in the return match played
at Montebello on October 26th, the situation as regards aggressive-
ness was completely reversed. Playing on a small and very muddy
field we out-scored our opponents by a score of 4-1 and dominated
the game throughout. The first goal scored by Ashbury was some-
what of a fluke, the greasy ball, shot by Liz, slipping from the goalie's
hands and going through the posts. After that, however, there was
no doubt about the scoring ability of Liz who counted twice more
and Heney II who scored once. Late in the second half Pat Petti-
grew scored the only Sedburgh counter and it was a tired and much-
begrimed bunch of boys who trudged off the field at the final whistle.
As usual we were entertained right royally by Mr. and Mrs. Wood.
the staff and boys and returned home with pleasant memories of
another enjoyable visit to Sedburgh School, the like of which. it is
hoped, will long continue. Miss Barker, Col. Brine, Mr. Belford and
Mr. Heney accompanied the team on the trip in cars very kindly
supplied by Mr. Heney and the Padre and all expressed themselves
as having had a most enjoyable trip. As each team now had won
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one and lost one it was decided to play a third game if possible and
on Saturday, November 16th, Sedburgh came to Ashbury where the
teams battled to a 2-2 tie played in perfect football weather. The
opening minutes of the game had barely ticked by when an unfor-
tunate accident occurred. Ashbury weretattacking strongly and Liz
when shooting from close in was tackled by Norris who in saving
what looked like a sure goal suffered a cracked ankle bone. He was
immediately rushed to the Ottawa Civic Hospital in Mr. Heney's
car accompanied by Mr. Donaldson of Sedburgh and the 12th man
of the Sedburgh team took his place. This injury was keenly regret-
ted by both teams and our best wishes for a speedy recovery are
extended to Norris with the hope that no damage of a permanent
nature has been done. When play resumed the teams took a little
while to settle down again and play was "spotty" until Sedburgh
organizing an attack put Nickerson in scoring position and he found
the target to open the scoring. Ashburys' equalizer a short while
later was the result of a scramble. Liz had shot and the goalie having
difficulty in handling it suddenly disappeared under a mass of both
attackers and defenders and the ball and players all rolled through
the posts, so the credit for the goal goes to Liz for the initial shot.
Less than three minutes later Liz again got through the defence and
this time made no mistake with his shot, giving the Sedburgh goalie
no chance with a sizzling drive to put us in the lead 2-1, and this
ended the scoring in the first half. After about 10 minutes of the
second half had gone by Nickerson of Sedburgh Went tearing through
the Ashbury defence in his usual headlong style and made no mis-
take in beating Setton for the tying goal. Both Liz and Heney II
had hard luck with shots on goal during the game, Liz hitting the
crossbar and uprights no less than four times with shots that but for
an inch or two would have been sure goals. In the opinion of the
many spectators who watched it this was voted the best game of
UNDER 15 SOCCER.
It was with keen regret that the Coach had to announce to the
Under 15 Team that there would be no play for the Cup this year
between ourselves, L.C.C. and Selwyn House due to the outbreak
of polio in Montreal. They started out on the practice sessions with
high hopes and experienced great disappointment at there being no
league, but kept practicing keenly and hoping for a game. When
the situation was mentioned to Mir. Wood of Sedburgh he immedi-
ately offered to bring a young team down to play and they arrived
here on Wednesday, November 20th, to play what was to be the last
soccer game of the season against an outside school.
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Once again we were favoured by the weatherman and the
teams kicked off at 2:00 p.m. sharp on a mild and sunny day, Ash-
bury winning the toss.
The game was a good and exciting one to watch and the brand
of soccer served up by both teams was particularly good for juniors
with the Ashbury eleven showing a decided edge over their oppon-
Owen opened the scoring for Ashbury early in the first half
with a nice low shot from the wing to just inside the post and Cray
followed later with a very good rising drive shot from just beyond
the penalty area in front of goal which gave the Sedburgh goalie no
chance at all, leaving the score 2-0 in our favour at half time.
After the rest the same fast pace was maintained with Ash-
bury pressing hard all the time and the Sed-burgh defence working
like trojans to keep their goal intact. About midway through the
half Cray shot for goal and in the scramble following the rebound
again got his toe to the ball for the third counter which ended the
scoring for the match leaving Ashbury the victors by a score of 3-0.
Sedburgh seemed to be not quite as experienced as Ashbury in
kicking and ball management but made up for this in hard work
and the game was not as one-sided as the score would indicate.
The Ashbury team played a far superior ganie to any they
had done in evening practice and it is not the intention to single
out any one player for commendation-the forwards passed accur-
ately and well, and were more aggressive than usual, while the
defence as a whole blocked and kicked Well and backed each other
up when tackling the opposing forwards so that Setton was never
in danger throughout the game.
And now at the end of another enjoyable and very satisfactory
Soccer season I would like to thank all the players on the Soccer
field whether they placed on a team or not, for their keen atten-
tion to instruction, their earnest and constant attendance at practice
and games. and also add a word of praise for the undoubted im-
provement noticeable in their play.
H. J. WOODS.
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At last we are back in the Ottawa Senior Interscholastic League
and this will undoubtedly and inevitably build up the standard of
hockey at Ashbury. With very little material left to us from last
year and no player of outstanding ability we yet have that greatest
of all assets-Team Spirit. Our first appearance in public was quite
a lesson on crowd psychology-received on the ice almost in dead
silence it was a very short time before the fighting spirit of our
young team caught the fancy of the crowd and they well deserved
the vociferous applause received.
In pre-league games we drew S-8 with a Carleton College team
and in a return game lost 6-3. In two games with the "Irish Devils"
we shared the honours. The actual league games will be reviewed
in our Hockey Notes for the next issue of the Ashburian. Our best
wishes go to our plucky team-Keep Up The Good Work!
Music is gradually becoming an integral part of the school life
Music Appreciation classes are held twice a week for students in
the Junior School.
Peter and The Wolf tProkofieffJ, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
CDucasj, Dance of The Hours tPonchielliJ, March Slave tTschai-
kowskyj, William Tell Overtures CRossinijr are some of the recorded
selections studied during the term as well as piano compositions of
Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Prakofieff. When it
is possible an attempt is made to co-relate music with art, history
The little boys of Form I enjoy "doing" more than "listening",
so this year a Rhythm Band was formed.
There has been considerable enthusiasm shown by the Senior
Boys in response to concerts sponsored by the Morning Music Club.
The first of a series of informal lectures recitals was given prior
to the Christmas closing by Mr. Clement Hambourg, a talented
young violinist from Toronto. The highlight of the evening was
a Mozart Sonata. for piano and violin. It was followed by two
groups of descriptive compositions which brought into display the
technical powers of the yiolinist.
In the unavoidable absence of Mr. Glass, the Headmaster, the
artist was thanked on behalf of the school by Mr. Brain.
IRENE WOODBVRN, Mus.B., A.T.C.M.
IN THE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
In the spring of 1944 the Headmasters of the Ontario inde-
pendent or private schools met to discuss the advisability of sub-
mitting a brief on elementary and secondary education to the
Director of Education for the Province. In 1945 a Royal Com-
mission on Education was appointed by Premier Drew and the
Secretary invited the private schools to submit briefs to this
It was decided by the Headmasters that it would be more
effective if the nine schools in the Province of Ontario which
are members of the Headmasters' Association presented a cor-
porate brief. This brief was prepared and presented to The
Royal Commission on February 21st, 1946. It is reprinted so
that friends and supporters of the schools concerned may be fully
advised of the nature of the presentation made on behalf of these
schools to the Commission.
It should perhaps be explained that membership in The
Headmasters' Association C Canadian Independent Schoolsj is
limited to boys' schools which are non-profit-making, and which
are operated by independent boards as educational trusts.
The Chairman of the Royal Commission on Education:
The Ontario members of the Canadian Headmasters' Association
appreciate your invitation to present a brief for consideration by the
Royal Commission. The Ontario schools represented on the Head
masters' Association are:
Appleby College, Oakville.
Ashbury College. Ottawa.
Hilltield School. Hamilton.
Lakefield Preparatory School, Lakelield.
Pickering College. Newmarket.
Ridley College, St. Catharines.
St. AndreW's College, Aurora.
Trinity College School, Port Hope.
A Upper Canada College, Toronto.
These schools will be referred to in this brief as "these schools
and not by the conventional but inaccurate term "private schools
44 THE ASHBURIAN
These schools were founded. in most. cases many years ago, by groups
of citizens who were not satisfied with the programme of education
offered by state schools at that time. ln particular, it is probably
right to say that the founders and early friends of these schools had
some or all of the following ideas in mind:
1. They wished religious instruction to be given and regular services
to be held. They saw the advantages of a co-operative commun-
ity life based on the ideals of the Christian religion.
2. They desired their children to have regular physical training with
participation in games and athletics.
3. They believed in elementary military training through the
medium of Cadet Corps.
4. They wished additional studies to be included in the curriculum,
such as music, art, shopworkg they saw the advantage of begin-
ning the study of foreign languages before High School age, and
they wanted opportunities to be offered for speaking, debating,
5. They felt it necessary to have smaller numbers in the classes and
the teachers to be men of wide experience as well as learning.
6. They realized the value and importance of the individual contacts
and help, possible only when masters and boys live together.
7. They preferred their boys to live in buildings of some real beauty
surrounded by broad fields.
It should be mentioned that these schools are incorporated as
public educational trusts, as companies without share capital in
which there is no individual proprietary interest and no distribution
of profits by way of dividends. All profits are used to support and
develop the work of the school.
Though these schools are not under the direct administration
of the Provincial Department of Education, they are closely associ-
ated with the provincial system in that- '
Cab a majority of their pupils have previously attended the provin-
Cbj most of their graduates proceed to provincial universities,
Ccj the courses in their higher grades conform to provincial require-
Cdj their Middle School grades are inspected by the Department
feb many of their masters have been trained in. and are qualified
to teach in provincial schools and colleges,
Cfj many schools have close connections with local schools in their
THE ASHBURIAN 45
There are. however, differences between these schools and the
provincial schools and it is the differences rather than the similar-
ities which this brief will stress.
In the first place. each school is under the control of an inde-
pendent governing body who delegates a large measure of their auth-
ority to the Headmaster whom they appoint. These Governors are
business and professional men interested in education and the com-
munity at large. and as men of responsibility serve and support these
schools without remuneration. The Headmaster in turn is advised
by the members of his staff. Each school. therefore. is alone respons-
ible for its own success or failure.
The signatories of this brief believe that the freedom and sense
of responsibility resulting from this independence are factors of prime
importance in education.
Each of these schools has built up a character and personality
of its own which reflect its history, traditions. local environment.
and the influence of outstanding members. past and present, of the
school community. It follows that there are differences of character
and organization among these schools. Though the majority are
boarding schools. some admit both boarders and day boys. and one
admits day boys only. Some of the schools have separate elementary
tpreparatoryj schools. While in others there is no marked division
between elementary and secondary education. The majority teach
foreign languages in grade VII and VIII. while one follows the prac-
tice of the provincial system. There are also variations in their ath-
These schools have. despite their differences. certain common
1. Headmasters are not restricted in their choice of the members
of their staff.
2. These schools are free to supplement the curriculum as laid
down by the Provincial Department of Education and to modify
it except in matriculation grades. Hence the curriculum is
neither static nor stereotyped but reflects the tradition of the
school. the ideas. interests. and special abilities of the teaching
3. These schools believe that one of their most important responsi-
bilities is the spiritual development of the boy. In endeavour-
ing to satisfy this need. religious instruction, formal services.
informal discussion of religious questions and private study of
the Bible are some of the methods employed.
46 ' THE ASHBURIAN
4. These schools provide a wide type of education which includes
the training not only of the mind but of the character and body
taj organized games for all boys under capable supervisiong
tbl close contact with the masters in small classes Cabout
twenty boysy, on the playing fields, and in club and hob-
bies groups, e.g. music-vocal and instrumenta-arts, handi-
crafts, printing, international relations clubs, general dis-
cussion clubs, science, camera, modern languages, chess,
and travel clubs g
tel various forms of student government in which the senior
boys are trained to supervise younger boys and instruct
them in games, cadet work, life-saving, and other corporate
tDay boys in these schools benefit from the fuller programme
planned for boardersj
5. The advantages of boarding schools are-
taj a training in community livingg
tbl broadening of outlook resulting from the association with
masters and boys from other places, provinces and coun-
tries: 1 In one school 5075- of the boys are from places out-
side Ontario. ln another school 5670.
tcj close medical supervisiong
f dl boarding school life answers the need of the boy whose home
life is not normalg T
t eb regularity and wholesome routine of living and a resulting
sense of security.
ti. These schools are not co-educational.
7. Each of these schools has introduced into Canada or further
developed some of the following educational ideas:
tal The House system.
tbl Country camps and outdoor education.
tcj Intelligence tests.
tdl Military training.
ffl Arts and crafts.
lfgl Music and drama.
8. These schools offer many scholarships and bursaries which
make possible the attendance of promising boys whose financial
standing would otherwise render it impossible.
THE ASHBURIAN 47
9. This school year the ratio of masters to boys in these schools is
1 to 12.4.
10. The capital invested in these schools is made up of private en-
dowments, gifts and bequests. Except for the small sum paid
to those schools which provide cadet training, they receive no
grants from either the Dominion or Provincial governments and
they receive no financial assistance from the municipalities other
than partial exemption from municipal taxation.
These voluntary contributions and the fees paid by parents who
also pay their share of municipal school tax represent an import-
ant addition to the money available for education in the province.
Another financial benefit to the province lies in the fact that
these schools have a large number of boarders from other Can-
adian provinces, other parts of the Empire, and from foreign
countries, who bring additional revenue into the province and
into the municipalities where these schools are situated.
'I' 'I 'I 'lf fl'
In this brief we have tried to indicate some of the reasons why
there has been founded, and maintained for a considerable time in
this province, a group of Schools. private in their financing, largely
independent in their operation but allied in many ways with the
state system. We believe that the purpose and ideals which moved
founders in their day and generation were validg we believe. how-
ever, that those purposes and ideals are equally pertinent to our own
No matter how much they may disagree on method and tech-
nique, all educators will agree that one of the ultimate aims of edu-
cation is to develop a continually improving quality of citizenship.
But the qualities that are relevant to the citizen are entirely depend-
ent on the nature of the society in which that citizen is to participate:
and since we are endeavouring to build a democratic society the edu-
cational means utilized must at all points be consonant with the
ends to be achieved.
Unless much of our talk of war aims is to be considered as hav-
ing been only so much "propaganda," we must accept the doctrine
of "freedom" as a fundamental principle of education in a demo-
cratic society. This "freedom" must be interpreted in a variety of
ways. The first of these is the basic freedom of the subject to speak.
to think. to Worship, to organize. A corollary is the freedom of
students and scholars to pursue truth and to proclaim their findings
even though they may be at variance with the prevailing modes and
conventions. And it is not only natural but desirable that there
should exist in our society institutions dedicated to the func-tions of
48 THE ASHBURIAN
teaching and learning-institutions that may vary widely each from
the other but all devoted to the production of citizens of character
and of intellectual competence ready to take their parts in the strug-
gle to build a more ideal society and "the better world."
An ever-present danger in any state system of education is that
the fundamental administrative requirements cause us to lose sight
-perhaps ever so gradually-of the necessity for a large measure of
individual variety and the freedom by which such variation may
alone be nurtured and encouraged. We, of these schools, grant that
much has been done to offset this tendency by the development of
flexible curricula, the elimination of formal external examinations
and some encouragement to progressively-minded educators to carry
on experiments within the system. But it is our feeling, neverthe-
less, that a "system," organized on a province-wide basis and, in all
probability, with an increasing portion of the finances coming from
a central source, runs the risk, in the course of time, of becoming
stereotyped and standardized to the detriment of the educational
aims which the system itself professes. It is our firm belief that the
existence in this province of a group of schools related to but rela-
tively independent of the state system is, and Will continue to be.
a wholesome corrective to these tendencies.
As has been indicated above, all of these schools have a specific
religious motivation in their programmes. Without entering into
the much-discussed question of the place of religious instruction in
the public school system it is obvious that the "private" nature of
these schools permits of religious instruction of a more definite and
positive character than seems possible with the heterogeneous popu-
lation of the state schools. And there are many parents who desire
this type of education for their children.
Most of these schools are closely allied in basic theory and in
practice to the "public schools" of Great Britain. At a time of social
flux and unrest such as that in which We are living it is surely worth
while that those values which have become part of the British edu-
cational heritage should continue to receive specific emphasis in the
educational life of this province.
These schools have special opportunities for carrying out edu-
cational experiment. Their small size. their freedom from the
THE ASHBURIAN 49
formal routines of a large system, their high ratio of staff to students,
all contribute to a flexibility that is difficult to achieve in the state
system. In varying degree these schools have utilized this oppor-
tunity to try out new methods, and techniquesg that they will con-
tinue to do so in increasing measure is one of our fondest hopes. It
is possible that a somewhat closer integration between these schools
and the schools of the state system would be of advantage in trans-
ferring the results of such educational experiment and investigation
to the state system. It is even possible that these schools might be
asked to pursue certain studies which could with advantage be car-
ried on with greater controls and supervision that are possible in
their corporate community life.
Many of the workers in this 'field feel that there is a further
special function that these schools fulfil, or could fulfil with profit
to our whole community life. One of the great weaknesses of a
democracy is a tendency to level down all performance to a standard
of dull mediocrity. There is a vital need-and never more so than
the present time--for citizens above the average in training, in
vision and in character-in other words for leaders. We claim no
monopoly of students or graduates of this type but we believe that
there is evidence to prove that a large percentage of our graduates
have taken positions of leadership both in war and in peace and
rendered outstanding service to the community as a whole. The
nature of their organization. the training in responsibility in the
microcosm of school life, the varied training and background of
their teachers-these and other special facilities make them peculiarly
suited for training boys of unusual and exceptional ability. With us.
it is perhaps as true as it is with similar schools in Great Britain
that the facilities offered by these schools should be extended to a
larger number rather than that they should be in any way restricted.
In conclusion may we point out that though we do in a measure
"go our own way." we recognize that we are engaged in a common
task with all the schools and teachers of this province and this domin-
ion. It is our desire to co-operate as fully and wholeheartedly with
all of them as is possible in the achievement of our common goals.
We would be happy to be asked to share in the larger life of the
educational community by participation in provincial ccnnmittees
on educational matters so that from the mutual sharing of experi-
ence all parties might bf-ncfit.
We are grateful for the opportunity offered to us of presenting
some of our considerations on the subject of education. We would
re-assert our desire to make the maximum possible contribution to
the development of young Canadians within this provinceg to further
this end we value our present status but we would welcome any and
all suggestions for greater co-operation in the common task in which
we are all engaged and those ideals which we mutually cherish.
Appleby College . . .
Hillfield School ............
Lakefield Preparatory School
Pickering College .........
Ridley College ........
St. A11drew's College ....
Trinity College School . . .
Upper Canada College
January 4th, 1946.
John A. M. Bell
.. G. Winder Smith
. . . . Jos. McCulley
. . . . . H. C. Griffith
. K. G. B. Ketchum
. . P. A. C. Ketchum
L. M. McKenzie
,. . ,- i..,.,3a,
3 3g ab 2,5
52 THE ASHBURIAN
CLD BOYS LETTERS
University of Bishop's College,
NOV. 19, 1946.
I have been asked by you to give the "low down on our Old
Boys now at Bishop's," with special emphasis on the fact that there
is only to be "as much of it as is fit for publcation in a school maga-
zine." Reluctantly I must, therefore, skip over our nocturnal and
external activities and pass on to other doings-herewith and forth-
with the report:
The Ashbury group here at the moment is the largest to have
ever been at this university at one time, in fact we form 2.457 per
cent of the total enrollment Call right, so what if that only comes
to 5 students, still that's somethingj. And those already here can
only hope that this percentage will not only be kept up but will be
increased in years to come.
With one exception, Tony Lee, we are all in one building,
which though constructed in 1891 is known as the New Arts build-
ing. Lee is encamped in the "Old Lodge," with the rest of the hoi-
poloi as befits a man of his position and prestige.
Tony 1QAshbury '38-'42J is the senior Old Ashburian here. He
is president of Second Year, and as such is responsible for all the
freshmen. Besides this he is one of the leading athletes here and
was last year chosen "most valuable player" on the football team,
a title he definitely lived up to this season. Tony also played on the
University hockey team.
Edwin Victor Burk Pilgrim seems to have gotten his fingers
in every local pie, and though at times it seems that he would run
out of either fingers or pies. he always comes up with that indom-
itable smile on his face just asking for more. To begin with Pil
was chosen Senior Freshman, as such he seems to get out of all the
dirty work-please don't take that seriously. he really works harder
than most-and helps Lee organize the other poor fish in First Year.
THE ASHBURIAN 53
On the side he:- C15 played on the football team till an injury
forced him outg C25 took part in the plays: Q35 is a member of the
Skinner Trophy debating team, 445 is trying to make the hockey
team, Q55 is at the moment trying out for the I.L'.D.L. debating
team, 165 is getting good marks, 1,75 is a budding radio artistg and
C85 is madly pursued by all the local females. He still manages to
sleep, very little, and eat, very much.
Next on the list is Raymond "Boots" Boutin, who graced Ash-
bury with his presence in the years between 1938 and 1944, and who
after a term in the F.A.A. is now taking a B.A. course here. Like
the rest of us he hopes to continue this after the Christmas examina-
tions but at the moment is spending his time between debating and
dramatics. He represented First Year in the debates and hit .500
with one win and one loss. In the plays he took the part of a
pompous English gentleman, and turned in a creditable perform-
"7 Rideau Gate" 's contribution to Ashbury and Bishopls is
standing by my elbow, gloating, so one can not say anything nasty
about him-at least not right now. Seriously though, William Allen
Nelles is as usual working hard doing not only his own job but every-
body else's as well. Like Boutin's his main interests lie in debating
and dramatics and he is taking an active part in both, when not
spending his time dissecting frogs or trying to blow up the place
from some lab. Bill is also acting as Assistant Advertising Manager
of the Campus, the undergraduate newspaper.
Yours truly is as usual working hard at trying to get out of
work, but unfortunately this is not succeeding for work here just
seems to pile up too fast. On the side I am working on the Campus
and Yearbook, debating, and writing sports for the local rag.
With all the news when you want it.
MICHAEL BIRCHWOOD. K Silver5.
54 THE ASHBURIAN
Col. Brine has asked me to write you a letter concerning Old
Boys' news from McGill for your fall issue of the Ashburian. I am
very much afraid that I cannot give you much news of the Old Boys
at McGill, nor at Dawson. The truth is that there are only two
Ashburians at Dawson, John McKinley and myself. I can, however,
tell you what life is like at the famous Dawson College, known to
its graduates as "Belsen."
You probably know already that Dawson is a converted R.C.A.F.
station into which McGill has overflowed. All First Year students
have been placed out here with the unfortunate exception of the
The whole idea is at first, rather grim but after a few weeks
here one begins to realize its advantages. Dawson is about thirty-
five miles from Montreal and thus is easily accessible from the city.
It is of course planned with the regularity of a military camp, but
one soon becomes accustomed to it. There are no regulationsg we
come and go as we please.
There are three main attractions on the campus. The meal
queue, the rnail queue and the gymnasium. In the gym you can
do anything from playing basketball, to "shooting" a game of pool,
even drinking a soda at the fountain. During the respective seasons
we play the same sports that are played at McGill. Bishop's is in
our football league. When we played them I was very pleased to
see Pilgrim. Nelles, Boutin, Birchwood, Nelles and Lee. In spite of
all this power from Ashbury they were unable to overcome the great
Dawson team, and were taken into camp twice.
While on the subject of sports there is something in that line
which should definitely not go unmentioned. In spite of the hard-
ships at Dawson, she has something which every school and college
cherishes more than anything else. She has in her teams and espe-
1-ially I noticed it when I played football. the highest spirit and
THE ASI-IBURIAN 55
drive that I have ever seen. Indeed she is noted around Montreal
for her fighting spirit. and more than one critic has mentioned it in
To those of you who are conteniplatng coming to McGill, 1
say that it's well worth it, in spite of the thoughts of Belsen. I
must say that I have thoroughly enjoyed my first term here.
With every good wish that your new issue will he a success.
JOHN F. SMITH.
St. Johns. Que.
Nov. 19, 1946.
56 THE ASHBURIAN
THE SCIENCE CLUB
T HE first meeting of the Science Club took place on December
lst, 1946 in the Lecture Room. Mr. Sibley acted as Chairman
for the meeting.
Robin McNeil gave the opening talk on "The Life and Work
of John Dalton," stressing his early researches, and telling many
interesting anecdotes. He compared Dalton's Atomic Weights with
those of Berzelius, and those of to-day, as well as sketching many
of Daltonfs Symbols.
Donald Robertson then demonstrated the decomposition of
ammonium dichromate by heat. This was done in a darkened room
and made a brilliant showing.
Next Allan Holmes gave a talk on "Jet Propulsion," emphasiz-
ing the simple principles involved, and sketching the developmem
of jet propelled engines on the blackboard. This proved very inter-
esting. and after a period of questions by those present, the talk
Donald Robertson then demonstrated the distillation of water,
as well as performing many test tube experiments with many chemi-
Following this John MacCordick gave a short talk on recent
developments in Photographing the Sun, the Color of Water, and
Penicillin Developments. These were based on the Science page of
Robertson then concluded his demonstrations by preparing phos-
phine by the use of yellow phosphorus and sodium hydroxide. This
proved to be a fascinating experiment with the phosphine burning
as soon as it was released from the water. and white rings of phos-
phorus pentoxide rising from the surface.
Mr. Sibley then spoke briefly about plans for the coming sea-
son which concluded the meeting.
The Science Club Committee is made up of: A. Holmes. D.
Mercer, D. Fowler. R. McNeil. J. McCordick. D. Robertson: with
D. Gardner and C Hampson acting as reporters.
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THE FOOTBALL TRIP
We went on only one football trip this year. by bus down to
B.C.S. The Headmaster decided to use a bus this year and we all
agreed-until the third one broke down.
About thirty of us went on the big trip. The day we were to
leave, food was prepared for us and food controllers were appointed.
For the benefit of those who do not know what a food controller
is I will explain: it is a person who sits in the back of the bus and
eats the food, while yelling every so often, "five minutes until we
eat," and with whom everyone tries to be on the best of terms.
We bounced over the highways for about forty miles, eating
sandwiches and cookies and spilling milk over everything and every-
one. Then bus number one broke down. Clt is called number one
for the sake of clarity later onj. We piled everything out of the bus
and invaded a small store where the Ajuke box and pinball machine
business thrived, and there waited for another bus.
Bus number two took us right into Montreal, with cheers from
the Montreal boys as we first sighted the "beautiful" west end of
that city. All of us iilled up on sundaes and sodas in the bus ter-
minal, then started out on the last half of our journey to North
Hatley, where we were to spend the night.
The second big tragedy occurred when bus number two broke
down on a side street. in Montreal. We dumped our dunnage and
bags on the sidewalk and stood over them in the dark for three-
quarters of an hour. But a new bus came up and we climbed aboard
still cursing the former bus. the bus company and even the president
of the company. Even the most pessimistic among us could not
expect a brand new bus to break down-But it did!
On turning on to the bridge that was to take us off the accursed
island of Montreal, the axle on the new bus broke and we were forced
to wait for a repair man for nearly an hour and a half. We spent
most of time putting on a show outside a little F renchman's store.
who later declared he had never before sold so many hotdogs and
hamburgers in one day. "Xever has so much been consumed by so
few, in so short a timef, C Adapted for mealtime from Churchill's
58 THE ASHBURIAN
When the bus was fixed we had an uneventful if rather speedy
trip the rest of the way and arrived at our hotel at twelve o'clock.
We expected to be completely free from any bad luck for years to
The next morning after a pleasant if somewhat noisy night, we
had breakfast, looked over the hotel awhile and then left on the
bus for B.C.S. Bad luck was right behind us, however, when we
lost the game to B.C.S. on a field ankle deep in mud, by the score
of 10-5. We had lunch at Bishop's and left for home soon after.
Bad luck left us then and we had an uneventful and tiring
trip home, stopping several times to stretch our legs and buying all
we could eat.
Thus the Ashbury football team went down to B.C.S. and
returned home tired and beaten, cutting a wide path and leaving
behind sold out restaurants and disappointed girls.
-R. K. Paterson.
ln this literary attempt I will t-ry to give a description of a
typical French Canadian village to our South American visitors
and those unfortunates who have not had the opportunity to visit
one of these very picturesque towns nestled quietly away in the
heart of the Laurentian mountains.
Our train has left the crowded metropolis of Montreal and is
now thundering over the rails toward our destination, that very
quiet and peaceful village, St. Marguerite.. As we gaze out of the
window we see in the distance the picturesque little farm houses, the
rolling hills, the grazing cattle which appear as little brown and
white specks on a sea of green, also the thickly wooded mountains
against the background of an early morning summer sky. and little
tufts of white clouds that seem to float as puffs of smoke add their
beauty to the panorama that is unfolding before us.
At last our train squeaked and shuddered to a stop at the small
station of St. Marguerite which is five miles from the village proper.
The taxi drivers run to the steps of the train eager to take your lug-
gage and drive here or there. or wherever you want to go. One is
immediately aware of the contrast in colour that these people
create with their check or plaid shirts or their brown suits and bright
ties or neckerchiefs.
THE ASHBURIAN 59
We are now accosted by a driver in bright shirt who offers to
drive us into the village. We agree, and before we can utter the
word "ouch," we are bouncing along what I would not hesitate
for one moment to say was one of the worst roads ever travelled by
man. About a mile outside the village we passed the cemetery
which was on a sloping piece of land that faced the road.
At last we drove up to the door of the "Chartier Hotel," a very
quiet and peaceful looking building. At the small registering desk
we were greeted with great enthusiasm and shown to our rooms.
These were very neat and clean, although the simple furniture was
rather antique. Nevertheless it all went to build up a restful
Tired and hot from my journey I threw myself down on my
bed and quickly departed for the land of "Winken,'l Blinken" and
"Nod" Suddenly I was awakened by the queer tinkling of a high
pitched bell, which meant supper was now being served. I got up,
washed, dressed and went into the quaint little dining room where
I rejoined my travelling companion. The meal was excellent and
very refreshing. After .our meal we went for a walk to watch the
sunset over beautiful "Las Massonf' The gilded hue on the leaves
of the trees and the golden shimmer on the mirror-like water broken
only by ripples of a jumping trout was a serene and pacifying sight.
We then returned to the hotel where an elderly gentleman
sitting in the lobby was playing a violin and singing in a rich voice
songs from "Old French Folk Lore." We then discussed the beauty
and charm of ths small town and after a few more tunes my compan-
ion and I turned in for the night.
In the morning at 9:30 with the sun shining in the win-
dow, we breakfasted on orange juice, ham and eggs, toast, marmalade
and coffee, a sumptuous meal, enough to satisfy even my gross
We then walked to the village store where many bright articles
were on display, along with all types of souvenirs. Sitting in a corner
on an apple barrel was the village priest enjoying a pipe and a chat
with the proprietor.
I am genuinely sorry that my visit was over at 5:00 p.m. but we
managed to see more of what the village had to offer. Its beautiful
church, the old blacksmith shop. the stables. small stores. schoolhouse
and most important of all the immaculate little homes these people
lived in. They were humble dwellings. but their orange painted
50 THE ASHBURIAN
walls and floors brightened their interior. Every bit of metal
sparkled, every article was clean and dustless.
Back in the city I look back on the congenial atmosphere of
my trip and turn it over in my mind as-a passing picture.
The Robin returning in the spring,
Looks for his mate and he gives her a ring.
He asks her politely, "Where shall we nest?"
But she only says "Where I think best."
Said hc. "QI likej the hole in the cherry tree."
Says she, "Don't you ever think of me?
I can't stand the noise of the other birds,"
She said, with very angry words.
"Although the cherries are good to eat,
That's where the other birds will meet."
So he sadly said, "I can never win,
And it seems to me it's a deadly sin."
Some people say that camping is an overrated form of enjoy-
ment. It can be a very enjoyable time provided you have good
companions who are also good sports. Here is the story of three
boys, John Nesbitt, Pug Paterson and myself who went on a camp-
The three of us decided to leave the city during the hottest
month of the summer and we chose a little place called Norway
Bay. This Bay s about fifty-two miles north of Ottawa. After
weeks of preparation which was quite unnecessary we oiled the
the bikes and set off. Pug's parents were to follow us up later by
car, with our food, blankets. and all our other equipment.
On arriving after four and a half hours of steady pedalling
in a hot sun. we went for a swim. The water was very warm
THE ASHBURIAN 61
and delightful after all that bicycling. Puggy's parents arrived with
car packed like a moving truck with an assortment of weird looking
articles. The tent-raising presented quite a difficult task for us
but we got it secured within three-quarters of an hour. The parents
left us after bidding us a sad farewell. But anyway we were off for
two weeks of good fun.
We all went to bed early on the first night which started our
battle with the mosquitoes. They bombed us all night, until we
were nearly exhausted, but not the mosquitoes. They came back in
squadrons every fifteen minutes.
The first five days were devoted to getting everything organized,
but it only took two girls to disorganize it again. It was Pug's
sister and a friend who were staying down the Bay. They even
told us how to run our place. They came at meal times and made
a general nuisance of themselves.
One day John and I were getting lunch ready when Puggy
appeared with a ghastly looking fish, blankly stating that we were
going to have it for lunch. I hate fish anyway but that fish we
had made me dislike it even more. After treating ourselves
for ptomaine poisoning, we went to a hill-billy dance one night and
what a time we had. We city slickers knew nothing about square
dancing. Those old farmers get awfully cross if you do not do the
Thunderstorms were always unwelcome when we were camping.
It meant that the three of us would have to stay to protect the tent
from leaking. The only thing to do was to play cards or read. We
were fortunate to have only four storms to worry us.
The days at the Bay soon wore away and we began to prepare
for the trip home. We woke upon our day of departure in hope of
a sunny day. No sir, a slow drizzle of rain was coming down and
it showed no signs of stopping at all for the day. Taking down
the tent, wrapping up clothes and trying to keep things dry at the
same time was quite a business. Pug's sister and her friend made
us each four sandwiches out of one loaf of bread. Big sandwiches
they were, too, and what was in them nobody knowsg a good deal
of sand added to their flavour. So we set off on our bikes down the
Bay road. The inhabitants were glad to see us hellians leave.
The trip down to Ottawa was foul and we were utterly soaked
by the time we reached the halfway mark which was a little town
called Luskville, where we stopped for drinks and sandwiches. The
nearer we got to Ottawa the heavier the rain fell and by the time
we reached Pug's house there were thundershowers coming down.
Q2 THE ASHBURIAN
Well we made Ottawa in four hours and seventeen minutes
after having had two mad weeks at the Bay. We were glad to see
good food again. Camping's the life for excitement.
' --Mich acl Roomc.
A GUM CHEWING BOY
A Gum Chewing Boy,
And a cud chewing cow.
There is a difference
I will allow.
What is the difference?
I have it now.
It's the thoughtful look,
On the face of the cow.
THE CONSTITUENTS OF AN IDEAL CRUISE
lt is inevitable that in expressing my conception of an ideal
cruise I will meet up with many differing opinions but having
sailed with several types of people. on trips of different lengths, and
under varying conditions, l have had ample opportunity and experi-
ence to form a definite opinion. In sailing there are certain condi-
tions which must exist, an atmosphere which must prevail, and com-
panions of a dehnite type. which all combine to give perfection to
a holiday on the water. My experience having been confined to
sailing boats under forty feet, my ideas naturally don't apply to
those exceeding this length nor to power yachts. Once a sailboat
exceeds forty feet. yachting on board is quite different: the craft
requires paid hands, the additional space changes living conditions,
and the whole way of life is considerably altered.
Due to cramped conditions invariably present on a small yacht,
I ani strongly against women on an overnight trip. The majority
find difficulty in adapting themselves to unfamiliar conditions, and
at certain uneasiness is inevitable. As a water outing is generally
primarily intended as a restful holiday. obviously factors which
might in any way obstruct this aim should not be considered. As
our ship is now manned by the ideal crew we will discuss aspects
relating more closely to the title.
THE ASHBURIAN G3
Perhaps next in importance to good companionship on the out-
ing is atmosphere, the desired type of which must be present if a
good time is to be enjoyed. The situation is too compact for tem-
pers and quarrels to be advisable. pleasantness only should have
At the bottom of the companionway. but by no means of little
importance. we find the necessity of a shipshape craft for ideal
cruising. Tidiness both in rig and cabin is the mark of experienced
yachtsmen and not, contrary to general belief. that of old women.
A tidy rig not only adds immeasurably to the general sleek
appearance but also assists in the smooth working of the ship under
sailg to say nothing of the intermediate tasks of hoisting and taking
in the canvas. A tidy interior both makes for clean living and
presents the added attractions of comfort. A ship on which tidiness
deteriorates into a state of confusion no longer functions as it
shouldg lines sheets, halyards and lashings are indistinguishable in
their heaps. cluttered cabins find no room for the crew, and a normal
way of life is impossible.
A sensible mixture of these three basic constituents will guar-
antee a successful and ideal cruiseg bringing with it a restful, health-
ful and happy holiday.
-Anonymous by request.
THE INEVITABLE FATE
Mr. Collins knew it would be best to confess. He was an
honest man and had done it only for the money. He was positive
they knew about him. Yes, he decided to go.
The affair had occurred the previous day. It was this way.
For many years Robert Collins had been planning to murder
his wife Elizabeth. On her death he would acquire, as beneficiary
of her life insurance policy, a good fortune. All that had remained
for him to do was to invent the perfect murder. He at last had
settled upon a way.
His wife being an ardent- photographer. he had come upon her
While she was taking pictures in their garden. Near her was a dry
well into which he had proposed to shove her. At the moment he
shoved, she wheeled about and clicked her camera. but the next
moment she went headlong into the well. All was perfect except
the camera part. He was unable to find the camera anywhere near
64 THE ASHBURIAN
or inside the well. Having ended the search and feeling confident
it could not be found he notified the police.
Mr. Collins explained that his wife had accidentally fallen into
"What were the circumstances? asked the police officer.
"Oh!" replied Mr. Collins, "my wife was taking pictures in our
garden and must have had her back to the well, and when backing
up fell in. I was in the house at the time."
Suddenly remembering he had let slip about the camera, he
explained that he had been unable to find the camera.
The police officer realized this to be peculiar and ordered his
men to look for the camera while they were bringing the body out
of the well.
The camera was discovered lying under the body next to the
rock on which she had hit her head. The camera was slightly
The police took the camera and body with them. Mr. Collins
now became worried over the click and decided to confess the next
The next day at the police station he confessed. The police
were dumbfounded. ,
Then Mr. Collins asked if they had developed the film.
"Yes," they replied, "but there were only pictures of the garden."
-J . S. Nesbitt.
A WOODLAND SCENE
It was late in September, and as I wandered through the
Woods, I took in the extreme beauty of the scenes I saw before
me. The leaves on the trees were coloured a brilliant red, while the
ones on the ground were a bright yellow. The wild flowers and
the grass were slowly turning a pale brown and were gradually with-
As I proceeded slowly along the narrow trail, I noticed a tiny
chipmunk busily engaged in taking in his last supply of acorns before
the snow covered the ground in a thick white blanket. He ran to
and fro between an old oak tree and a pine stump under which he
had built his snug warm home. his cheeks bulging with nuts.
THE ASHBURIAN 65
I wandered on until I came to the grassy banks of a narrow
twisting river, with birch and spruce trees along the shore, which
gave a colourful reflection in the still water. On the far shore stood
a young buck drinking deep draughts of the cool clear water. At my
sudden appearance it turned and quickly bounded into the thick
I followed the river down until a faint roaring sound disturbed
the quiet of the peaceful woods. As I drew nearer the noise increased
until suddenly a high waterfall appeared before my eyes. The lazy
water speeded up as it drew near the falls, and then slid quietly over
to create a tremendous roar as it hurtled foaming and frothing into
a deep pool at the bottom. From this pool the river continued in its
lazy manner along its winding course.
By this time the sun was beginning to sink behind the distant
hills, so turning down the narrow trail by which I had come, l
headed slowly for home. As I reached the peak of a grassy hill I
looked out over the beautiful woods, contented with the day just
passed. I was startled by the shrill cry of an owl some distance
off and it reminded me that night was drawing near, so I turned
slowly home. the beautiful scenes I had seen passing slowly through
DOWN TO A SUNLESS SEA
A few more weary, stumbling paces and they were on the top of
the hill, on the skyline, and there, afar off, was their goal, the sea.
One of the men blasphemed as a loose stone caused him to stumble,
but the others just sat and stared and thought. "Thirty miles," said
the navigator and laughed. Thirty miles, would they ever make
it? Their thoughts went back to the events of the past few hours-
cruel, harrowing hours in the intolerable heat of the Papuan jungle.
They had been lucky, extraordinarily lucky. Not many people
survive a crash such as they had endured. The two most popular
men of the crew had even less chance than them-they had not
survived. Jeff had joked as he vainly tried to hold the plane in
the air, he was always joking in his own inimitable fashion. He
would laugh no more. nor would the butt of so many of his jokes.
his co-pilot and best friend Jack. They would no longer know any-
thing, save the dark earth of the jungle. It had only been a few
hours ago-it seemed like as many years.
55 THE ASHBURIAN
Their thoughts switched almost at the same time from the past
to the future. Thirty miles, the navigator had said. No food, and
worse, no water. Their last water, a few miserable drops, had gone
in trying to revive Jack. Thirty miles of dense, almost impenetrable
jungle, and the unbearable dampness of the air. To flying men it
was all the worse. less than six minutes by aircraft, and at least that
many days by foot. Their desire for water was already intense,
they had to have some. There was probably none for miles but
there was no point in wasting any more time in rest. They looked
at their leader. For a moment the sun was hidden behind a merciful
bank of clouds. "Let's get going," said the navigator. They rose
unsteadily to their feet and started down the hill, down to a sunless
IT HAPPENED IN I999
By Alan M. C. Holmes
Thornton was watching the pale blue smoke curl out of his old
briar. It seemed to climb carelessly without effort, but yet it was
quite determined. climbing stealthily upward to form a massive
cloud at the ceiling.
"Let's go for a drive, dear," said his wife, bored by the silent
Sunday. Thornton pushed a button on his arm chair and the whole
chair ltechnically called momentic horizontal acceleratorj glided
gently into the "pluto-car," Thornton wondered how Daniel Boor
had ever thought of it.
Once in the 'fpluto-car" he pressed one of those buttons special-
ly designed to amuse youg the car backed out smoothly, it was one
of those new chryslomic fluotomic drives. Thornton didn't careg it
got him places at the cost of three milicents per hectokilometer.
"We had better stop at one of those positron stations, we haven't
checked the thermic capacity of our pile since 1970.'l said Thorn-
ton t it was now. according to the gravimetric calendar: 19991 The
ear fit replaced the private plane in 1961 when air congestion be-
came too greatl stopped automatically at a station bearing the
radioneoactivated sign: "Texaranium Exothermic Pile Tester dz
Thornton pushed his arm through the pane and dropped 69
milicients into the circular slot. tall this made possible by the 4th
dimensional relativitybg two round metal rods Cprobably made of
inolybdenump protruded and entered the square apertures in the side
of the car, fiouic transniutation soon fixed thatlj
THE ASHBURIAN 67
The osmoticifyer soon registered a depechon. so 13 more 1nili-
cents trequested by radio-thermal telepathyl were deposited and
the car was filled with mesotronic fuel.
Once again the pluto-car glided away: they were now moving
at a super-sonic speed of the 3rd powerg Thornton turned his speed
down to sixty decameters per decidayg as he approached Reno he
shut off the power and glided down the trans-sonic highway into a
triumscribed car park.
From there they boarded the horizontal escalator and slowly
viewed the polaroidal shop windows: they disembarked in front of
the telopositronic theater. For one deciday they watched the third
dimensional projections. They saw 'tKilroy's Last Scribblef' starring
Tommy Dorsalfin and his logarythmic band. Ronald Coldcream and
Nine minutes later they were again in their pluto-car. this time
taking the intra-sonic highway home. They passed over 'iPestronic
Gorge" t by means of a temporary helium bridgejg there had been
a mistake in the exploding of a Hpesotronic bomb." fthe atomic
bomb was short lived in 1957 being followed by the mesotromic bomb
and they were now entering the pesotromic agej. It had engulfed
two whole states.
It- was now 79 milidays before sunset and they were 11 hech-
kilometers from homeg Thornton gave one last 'fboost" and turned
off the power g they glided smoothly into their garage 3 milady's
later Cachieved by the machine's homing pigeon instincts. invented
in 1950 by Openshinerj.
On their return home Tin-Teena t their mechanical serv.-anti
had arranged a cold meal with the remnants of their K-9 meal they
had had at lunchg after supper. Thornton, exhausted by the high
speed travel, said goodnight to his wife, went downstairs to his
room and removed his protective lead-spun clothes. This was possible
because in 1953 the earth's gravity had been reduced to half its
previous strengthg about half the earth's core had been thrown into
space, and both the Arctic and Antarctic Ice had also been dis-
simulated in the same way by means of atomic-power: the regions
now being fertile land having as their capital "Atlantis"
Thornton wearily climbed into his electro-boyant bed. Cyou
actually floated in air. you touched nothing-achieved by similar
charges repelling each otherj and "rolled over" to turn his tele-
symphonic receiver on. and he heard the following program:
"Lead-Foam" the new "lead undy" soap now brings you the
news. C lengthy commercials had been banned since the "Plugger"
revolution and Reform Bill II in 19615.
68 THE ASHBURIAN
Today we hear from our Moon correspondent, that a shower
of meteorites has completely destroyed Lunascow f the Russian col-
onyj. On the home front: the Antarcticans have rejected a Pluto-
tronic Bomb Billg Washington: the US. has proposed a new con-
trol bill for the use of pepotronic piles g Atlantis: Proffesor Coon-
skin reports that one of his super-luxic pesotrons has escaped from
his solartron. he added that this new sub positronic particle pen-
etrates lead and that its entrance into the human body bauses in-
staneous deathg by this time, he continues, the pesotron
may have circled the world several times harmlessly, but that it is
expected to cause considerable damage before it is brought ....... "
At this moment Thornton felt an excruciating pain in his chest,
he writhed for a fraction of a miliday and slowly came back to his
sense. back to the good old 1946, back to the age of sanity. Then he
smelt the smell of burning cottong there was his pipe burning a hole
through his shirt.
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PAINTS 8: OILS, ETC.
HUNTING 8: FISHING SUPPLIES
521 - 3 SUSSEX ST. 3-6903
DUSTBAN E PRODUCTS LIMITED
A Complete Line of
"CLEANING MATERIALS A SANITARY SYPPLIESU
200W BANK ST. R-5751 OTTAWA
By Appointment To The
Late Governor General 8: Lady Tweedsmuir
LEECH'S DRUG STORE
131 CREIGHTON ST. 3 1122 OTTAWA
GEORGE BOURNE IRIEG'D.
151 Rideau Street OTTAWA Dial 3-8407
BUSH GAMBLE Co.
Wholesalers ci' Importers
Tobacco, Confectionery, Fountain Supplies,
Pipes :Q Sundries
465 Gladstone Ave. Tel. 2-9471
I KRISPY CELERY HEARTS
I PHONE 3-9305
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OTTAWA FRUIT SUPPLY LIMITED
IMPORTERS 8: DISTRIBUTORS
28 NICHOLAS sT., OTTAWA 3-5661
GARLICK FILMS LTD.
131 SPARKS STREET :-: OTTAWA
Developing, Printing, Enlarging, Copying and Colouring
All Books May Be Procured From
THORBURN 8g ABBCTT
L15 SPARKS ST. OTTAVVA 2-6269
ERSKINE SMITH Sz Co. Limited
PLUMBING :Q HEATING
277 RIDEAU STREET - - OTTAWA, ONT.
Firebrick and High Temperature Cement
Quotations Submitted Free
86 DUKE ST. OTTAWA 2-0334
JAMES HOPE 8. SONS LIMITED
BOOKBINDERS 8: PRINTERS
61-63 SPARKS ST. Phone 2-2493 OTTAWA, CANADA
NEWCOMBE 8K COMPANY
BARRISTERS 8: SOLICITORS
Registered Cable Address - NEWCOMBE, OTTAWA
VICTORIA BUILDING., OTTAWA Tel. 2-1383
Photographic Stores Limited
65 Sparks Street OTTAWA
Kenneth A. Greene I. Perley-Robertson
GREENE 8: ROBERTSON
All Lines of Insurance
Government 8z Municipal Bonds
53 Metcalfe Street - OTTAWA, ONTARIO
The GENESOVE PRESS
1100 Wellington Street - OTTAWA
LAPOINTE FISH COMPANY
BYWARD MARKET 841 BANK ST.
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ZILBERGS FASHION SHOP
259 BANK ST. CCOT. Cooperb OTTAXVA
THE SPORT SHOP
FRANK I. RITCHIE
SPORTINGS GOODS LY CLEVELAND BICYCLES
Phone 2-6278 98 Bank.St,, Ottawa, Ont.
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