Trafalgar School - Echoes Yearbook (Montreal, Quebec Canada)

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LIMITED MONTREAL Compliments of GREENSHIELDS Ltd. ifleTfeeveie )icf 9rfm9 f young pQop e likQ it That is, jacketed — for sleeve- lessness and coatees are the Damon and Pythias of sum- mer fashions — each devoted to the other — each depending on the other for effectiveness. We have seen to it that as regards va riety of styles and price moderation, Sub-Deb and Jacket Sections are splen- didly equipped for Summer. THIRD FLOOR r. EATON C ?, LIMITED OF MONTREAL Contents Page Editorial ,,,,,,,,,,, ig Literary , i8 Juniors ,,,,,,,,, , j-y School Notes ,,,,,,,,,, 45 Library Fund ,,,,,,,,,, 52 House ,,,,,,, . 6j Girl Guides - - - - - - - - v -yg Sports -78 Basketball , 80 Old Girls ' Activities , , , , , , , 83 Address Directory ' ' ' - - ' 86 Autographs - ' - ' - 94 JUNE 1929 VOLUME III Trafalgar Ccfjops; MAGAZINE STAFF Editor Marjorie Lynch Suk ' Editor Kathryn Wood Secretary ' Tredsurer Gretchen Tooke EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Audrey Doble Advertising Managers Lorraine Ward [ Anne Byers Art Representative - , , , , , , Maida Truax Athletic Representative ' ' ' - ' ' ' Hope Laurie House Representative Barbara Mackay Fifth Form Representative , , . , , Betty Stewart Adviser to Magazine Staff , , , , , , Miss Bryan MAGAZINE REPRESENTATIVES Form Form Form Form Form Form Form Form Form Form Lower VI. Upper V. Lower V. IVa. IVb. IIIa. IIIb. IIIb Special. Upper II. II. Barbara Mackay Betty Stewart Theo. Barclay RuTaMASSEY Helen Stewart Mary Pae Catherine Mullen Barbara Tirbutt Margaret Cannell Bet ty Forbes f 15 1 UNDOUBTEDLY there will come a day when we will not have to go to school to gain knowl- edge — the necessary amount of learning will be easily obtained by swallowing a pill or by some equally unimaginable process. At that time, as you, a feeble old lady, watch your grand ' children being made to take a Latin pill by " Mother, " your thoughts may turn to your own youth, and you will remember, with a tear or a sigh, the days you spent at Traf. and the years of toil you apparently wasted in acquiring the same knowledge which your grandchild gets by swallowing a pill. But do we come to school merely to learn " Reading, ' Riting and ' Rithmetic? " Does not that child whom you were tempted to envy miss much that is joyous and happy in life? Will a pill bring the same feeling of achievement that a successful translation of " Caesar, " or the correct answer to a Geometry problem brought in the old days? Decidedly not! With this decision you will probably say, " After all. Mother was right when she said, ' your school days are the happiest days of your life ' . " You who read this magazine do not believe that tiresome saying — you are quite convinced that it is wrong — so were we once, yet I think that as we realize that we are leaving schooldays behind, we begin to believe that someday we will know that it is true. As we look back over the past few months there is comparatively little that we would wish otherwise, but there is one thing which we regret and which we hope next year ' s Sixth Form will seriously consider — namely. Hockey ! We have the rink and we have the equipment — yet we have no hockey — why? Other forms of sport, however, have not been neglected this year, for Trafites have ever been enthusiastic Tennis and Basketball players. The Basketball team has played splen- didly throughout the year and we are glad to see the League Cup in the Gym. once more. The school is general (and Botanists in particular) has suffered a great loss in the absence of Miss Hicks who has been away from us since the end of the Fall term owing to a most irnfortunate accident. We have all missed her very much indeed and we hope that her recovery may be as quick as possible. May we take this opportunity of thanking all those who have contributed in any way to the magazine? May we also assure those, whose contributions do not appear on the following pages, that we are none the less grateful to them, since they have not been content to let the magazine f - I be the work of a few, but have made it a representative record of all that we, as Trafites together, have made of igiS ' ig? And now our time has come! It is not without qualms that we see matric. looming ever nearer, and we look with wondering admiration at those who have gone before, in whose footsteps we must follow to the best of our ability. May we accomplish, at least in part, what they have done so splendidly. Think of us sometimes, and know that you are not forgotten. We shall meet again somewhere, sometime, somehow — so, for the moment, let it be no more than " Au revoir. " SCHOOL OFFICERS Marjorie Lynch Audrey Doble Gretchen Tooke Nancy Stocking PREFECTS Jean Darling Hope Laurie Kathryn Wood Anne Byers Audrey Ellis FORM OFFICERS Form President Vice-President Upper VI. Marjorie Lynch Audrey Doble Lower VI. Hope Laurie Nancy Stocking Upper V. Alma Howard Sallie Ward Lower V. Barbara Tooke Pauline Scott IVa. Editha Wood Margot Seely IVb. Barbara Haydon Marjorie Evans IIIa. Mary Pae Jean McGoun IIIb. Betty Robb Joan Henry IIIb Special. Beatrice Climo Lois Fosbery Upper II. Audrey Grafton Anna Thompson 11. Nancy Murray Ruth Oliver Upper I. Griselda Archibald Dorothy Brooks Remove. Janet Porteous Margaret Montgomery I. Jane Seely Lois Malcolm The St. Lawrence Question NE of the greatest problems facing Canada tO ' day is the St. Lawrence Question. And so it V — ' seems that it will not be out of place to discuss briefly the principal points in that connection. The western part of both Canada and the United States is growing steadily. This means that the wheat trade, the trade of the west, is also increasing. What shall Canada do to help her western people? The St. Lawrence River, with its extensions the Great Lakes, is a most important factor in the transportation system of North America. Grain is shipped to it from as far west as the Rockies. The grain comes by train to Fort William or Port Arthur, where it is stored in elevators, cleaned and put on large lake boats specially made for the purpose. It has to change again at Detroit, but when the Welland Canal is complete this change will take place at Prescott, where it is put on smaller boats and brought to Montreal. Here it is again stored in elevators, and from there shipped to all parts of the world. All this adds greatly to the cost of the grain. Competition is arising in other countries, so Canada must do something to lessen the cost of her grain. The only way to do this seems to be to deepen the St. Lawrence. The plan now is to enlarge some of the canals and also to deepen the River from Prescott to Montreal, a distance of about a hundred and twenty miles, to allow ocean going vessels to go as far as Fort William. Some people say this will affect the lake trade, but this is doubtful. The lake boats are specially built for the lakes and the lakes have a navigation of their own. Another factor in the case is that navigation is open about ten days later and opens earlier on the lakes th an on the St. Lawrence. Thus it is probable that the lake boats will bring the grain straight to Montreal, where it will be put on ocean ' going vessels. But grain is not the only thing which passes through the lakes. The other goods are more expensive to ship and therefore the gain will be much greater. There have been many treaties with the United States during the last hundred years which give them the right to the free use of all the canals and waterway systems on the St. Lawrence. The United States will of course have to bear their share of the expense of deepening the river if ( ' anatlii agrtvs. On tin- othcv liaiul ( anada may decide to do it all herself, a very costly proceeding and one which may disturb the good feeling existing between Canada and the United States. If Canada does this the United States will most certainly develop the Albany-Hudson waterway, because she must have an outlet to the sea. New York may then become Montreal ' s rival. This danger would also face her if she decided against the plan altogether or if she postponed it for any long period. Another factor in the case is the tremendous power that can be developed. Shall Canada develop this power? If she does, will there be a market for it? It is most likely that as soon as it is developed a market will be found for it as in the Queenston-Chippawa power development of the Ontario Hydro ' Electric. Another suggestion has been made that Canada should export her surplus power until such time as she has a market for it. The objection to this is that it would be hard to get it back when it was wanted. But apart from material considerations which would decide this question there is also the matter of sentiment. Canada has been in the habit of pointing with pride to the more than a century of peace which has existed between her and her neighbour to the south and the carrying out of this project in common would forge another link in the chain which binds them together. Greta Larminie, Form Upper VI. On Wild Birds Flying South A trailing streak, that twists amid the frown Of dark November ' s clouds, sends back a call That echoes through the leaves, which, like a pall Descending from the sky, come sifting down: Not long ago the trees in gold and brown And all the russet colours of the fall Reposed against the blue, till the first squall Of winter stretched their multi-coloured gown And left them useless, bare, with twisted arms. And now they stand, while past them slips the line Of wild birds, drifting to the South, to find The missing Summer, and the Sun that warms — Though they have passed, in fluttering file so fine, I still hear their farewell upon the wind. Margaret Hill, Form Upper V. Imagine My Embarrassment! By E. M. BARASS A candy sweet was given me. The other day when out at tea; I heard a snicker at my side, And then I very nearly died. Td given candy up for Lent — Imagine my embarrassment ! f 19 I When running for the car one day, My instruments, they lost their way; Then two young men, they made a dash. But, woe is me, their heads did crash! They both walked off with loud lament — ■ Imagine my embarrassment! When reading psalms at prayers one day We all our verses three did say ; Miss Cumming ' s turn came next to read, I went on reading, paying no heed. Poor me, for I quite well had meant — Imagine my embarrassment ! When singing doh, rah, mi, fa, soh. Our voices up and up did go. And at the top came one loud squeak Which really was quite far from weak ; But I ! Quite off the note I went — Imagine my embarrassment ! Barbara Tooke, Form Lower V. Rumour ON THE 13th day of September, in the year of our Lord 1927, I was convicted of the crime of Ignorance, and was taken with escort to the castle of Intelligence, on the hill of Endeavour. There, in surprise, I found many in such trouble as myself. Some rebellious, some happy, and some simply indifferent. Here I remained for many weary weeks, working at tasks set by the warders. I was seated at a hard wooden bench, with a board in front. Our main occupation was what is called " Picking oakum. " We were really trying to achieve great knowledge in every direction: such as being able to know at sight a millimetre from a centipede, how to perceive sulphuretted hydrogen from a quadratic equation. How to make the square root of 9281461 into recurring decimals (see text book, page 228). To know that the answer of Avez-vous Tencre et les bonbons, pour faire des potages? is Nescio, num occidebatis dominum. After many hours of grammatical endeavour, we assemble in a large and gloomy room filled with instruments of torture for those who require grace and beauty. We stand in rows, and go through many contortions, trying to make ourselves look like wooden dolls instead of human beings. Here we get rewards for good deportment and activeness, which adorn the breasts of the successful. When I came to the castle, I was in company with a friend from the outside world who gave me much advice, in forms of warnings, threatenings, and prophecy. Of these I took no notice. But one day I was given something, which I received with joy : a bird, a love, a darling " Little Rumour, " who told me I was to join my comrades in the outside world, one month earlier than I thought. It chirped and comforted me daily, and made me so happy I became reckless, and when asked, " Who was Julius Caesar? " I answered eagerly, " The first governor of this castle! " Much to my sorrow this was not the answer required, and I was given a detention for my pains. But sorrow was not long with me, as I still held my rumour to my heart, and he whispered to me " Freedom. " Now though I seem small, and am thought of a retiring nature, underneath I am as brave as a lion and as hungry as a wolf. When we heard that the governor of the castle had arrived, all the others fell on their knees, but boldly I stood up and, in a voice of thunder, I asked when we were to go again into the outside world. The answer came " The 14th, " my expectations rose, full height, but tlu- next moment my hopes fell with a crash: the next word was June, not May! When I regained my consciousness, my bird, my love, my Little Rumour, was no more. Amy Archibald, Form IIIb. Impressions of New York FAR above Broadway the Paramount building rears its head — modern, striking, unusual, ultra- American, symbolizing the fabulous wealth of the nation — but at its feet stand the unemployed. It is sad to think of those who have come eager and hopeful from lands across the sea to the " City of the Golden Pavements, " only to find those pavements quite as drab as the ones they have left behind, and perhaps a little harder, morally if not physically. However, one must not be a pessimist, and those who have got jobs may not be particularly happy either ! The streets of New York are a never-ending source of interest for those who like to study people. Here one may see old, young, rich, poor, handsome, haggard, well dressed, meanly dressed, all types, from every walk of life, crowding along side by side. Purposeful people hurry about their business, aimless people just " follow the crowd, " cynics watching the world go on to perdition, romantic people with the awful " spell of the city " upon them, and disillusioned people walk through these streets together. The most interesting street of all is Broadway. For here it seems that the very essence of the city ' s being is to be found. In the daytime Broadway is just a busy street, a little wider than most, running diagonally across the city. But at night! New York ' s life blood pulses up and down that mighty artery all night long — rushing, noise, lights, and people, people, people just " going " with this day ' s madness, the " go fever, " driving them madly on. Some of these people have a gift from the gods. They can live for the moment. Though they know that tomorrow lies ahead, and that life will be waiting for them, grim and inexorable, in the cold gray dawn of another day, yet for now they can forget, and be happy while they may. Life is a chance in New York, a game, which some may win but many lose. For some it is a glorious battle, for others a bitter struggle. There are people whose life is a reckless fight and they thrive on the very hazard. Some love this city with all the ardour of American patriotism. Others (shrewder) say that the city gives no man more than a thrill, and " if you ' re not up and doing, you ' re down, and being done. " With these, too, we find courage, faith, hope, and far down underneath even a little charity. Somehow, on Broadway, every night and all night long, these conflicting opinions are welded together into an indefinable " something " — the " spell of the city " perhaps. The Bronx Park was cool and still, under the setting sun. Far above a lonely crow cawed in the blue-gray smoke-flecked sky. A light wind ran across the ponds with a shivering sigh, and died in the calm of the coming night. Here the sleep time had come, and the end of another day, but beyond the walls the first restless throb of the hectic night had begun to fret, and the " Voice of the City " rose high above the peace of the garden. Here, as in an oasis of quietness, we listened to that wonderful roar of human activity. Some- times we tried to distinguish the individual sounds, sometimes to blend them all together into a single melody. The steady beat of pickaxes, wielded by swarthy representatives of half a dozen different nations, was the rhythm of that colossal song. We heard jarring steam whistles, starting the long night shift for men at drills and excavators, traffic whistles, screeching brakes, auto horns, taxi calls, the rumbling of elevators and street cars, all mingled together to form a very chaos of sound. We could not pick it out, but we knew that the deafening roar of the subway was helping to swell that mighty voice. A fire reel clanged by, but nobody noticed that more than the other sounds. Once the merry whistle of a boy, but he was very young and had not yet learned that Life and Death were gambling — for him. The " Voice of the City " is never still. It goes on and on with a strange wild song, weirdly fascinating to man, lifting, degrading, inspiring, but changing in some way or other, all who come under its magic spell — and the " Spell of the City " is contrast. Anne Byers, Form Upper VI. Reflections (With apologies to William Shakespeare) To-morrow and tcmorrow and to-morrow Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last hour of our school career, And all our yester-years have lighted girls Beyond matriculation. The time is short: School ' s but a preparation, a brief test. Through which we strive or fret our way to the Great tasks of life which wait us at the end; It is a pebbled shore, with tiny troubles Scattered o ' er the strand, but shelves into The stormy sea of life, which all must weather. We each have our appointed work to do In school and in our later life, and by This work we either make our mark Indelible upon the sands of time. Or else erase our birthright. Be it so! Whatever we become in after years. We owe to our old school a lasting thanks. For all the happy days, the knowledge gained. And all the friends we found at dear old Traf. Alice Smith ' Johannsen, Form Upper V. First Girl — " Oh! but that was crazy; why didn ' t he jump in the Seine and be done with it? " Second Girl — ' ' Because that would have been in Seine " (sane). Lines to a Desk (With apologies to Keats) I have heard that on a day Kay Wood ' s desk chair broke away; Nobody knew why, until A very silly Trafite ' s quill To the Traf. Mag gave the story. Said she saw it in its glory, Then beheld a tiny screw Fall away, whence no one knew. And lo! the chair with sickening noise Carried with it all Kay ' s poise. O you Trafites passed and gone, In what Elysium have you known A downy couch - come now, beware— Cyhoicer than a Traf. desk chair? Marjorii ' . Lynch, Form Upper VI. Our Opportunities GIRLS at our age are, as Longfellow says, " Standing with reluctant feet, where the brook and river meet " ; and the most important question now is, " What are we girls going to do? " Up to about twentyfive years ago women seldom left the home to earn a living. In the Victorian era they looked askance at any women who dared to go into business, be a doctor or a nurse. It was then considered the thing to be a little delicate. They were the clinging vines, and the men were supposed to be their sheltering oaks. Whether the oak got tired of being clung to, or the vines got tired of clinging, we do not know; we only know that " the old order changeth, giving place to new, " and women now cling no longer, but stand on their own feet, and enter almost every field that formerly was monopolized by man alone. Florence Nightingale opened the field of nursing for women. It is one of the noblest profes- sions : — " For lo! in human hearts unseen The Healer dwelleth still, And they who make His temples clean. They best subserve His will. " The Business field has also thrown open its doors to women. In New York one woman has opened three of the largest restaurants in that city; two of the foremost American magazines have women as managing editors; one of the newest hotels soon to go up in New York is to have a managing directress; and in our own city of Montreal one of the largest chain of restaurants has a woman as a buyer. In the Literary field women are forging ahead also. The most successful of all plays in New York ' s history, " Abie ' s Irish Rose, " was written by a woman. Besides this, we have one Federal M.P. in the House of Commons who is a woman. Miss Agnes Macphail. Of course there are some things men do better than women; they can play Rugby better, and can whistle through their teeth ! My father says that undoubtedly women are smarter than men . He has been married nineteen years, and has heard that every day, so it must be so! But whether that is so or not, what we must realize is that the world needs men and women who do things well. For: — " The gods make room upon the hills sublime, Only for those who have the will to climb. " Most of our opportunities come to us disguised as hard work. Abraham Lincoln, when he was a young man, bought an old barrel from a passing peddler, and in it he found some old law books, which he spent all his spare time in studying and reading. Later in his life this very studying and reading helped him to win a very difficult case in court — he was prepared when his opportunity came. In an old Greek city, there was a curious statue which has long since disappeared, but a story about it has come down to us. It is in the form of a dialogue: — " What is they name, O statue? " " I am called Opportunity. " " Why art thou standing on thy toes? " " To show that I stay but a moment. " " Why hast thou wings on thy feet? " " To show how quickly I pass by. " " But why is thy hair so long on thy forehead? " " That men may seize me when they meet me. " " Why is thy head so bald behind? " " To show that when I have once passed I cannot be caught. " It rests entirely with ourselves; whether we will develop the talents that were given to us, or let them remain dormant: — " You are the girl who makes up your mind, Whether you ' ll lead or will linger behind. Whether you ' ll try for the goal that ' s afar, Or be contented to stay where you are. Take it or leave it. Here ' s something to do. Just think it over — it ' s all up to you. " Helen Hendery, Form Upper VI. The Masculine Point of View Scene: The Nursery. (Little boy and girl are both on the rocking horsej. Little Boy — " One of us will have to get off so that I can have more room. " Very stout lady (to social service worker who has just taught her to do the " Lazy-daisy " stitch) : " Excuse me, ma ' am, but is it all right if I skip from flower to flower? " " Do you like my dress? " " Is it too short, or are you too far in? " Movietone THE newest modern invention is Movietone. The screen, heretofore silent, now breaks into speech whether you like it or not. This innovation may be disliked, but it cannot be dis ' regarded, for it will affect moving pictures in many ways. One thing it will change is the actors. We shall soon be missing some of the " old familiar faces " whose beauty could not triumph over an atrocious accent. For now the " voice ' s the thing. " The foreign actors who once shone brilliantly will return home, unless they can learn to speak perfect English in six months, or some such ridiculously short time. Perhaps this weeding out of actors is a good thing. Legitimate actors, or those who have been on the stage at some time in their career, have the best chance; acting on the stage has always been superior to the acting in the movies — a pretty face, in the movies, goes far towards stardom. And then, the stage actors have trained voices — and " the greatest asset of a legitimate actor is his voice. " What will talkies bring us? Firstly, they will bring a truer form of the drama. Spoken lines will take the place of sub-titles. Thus plays which have been movie-ized will retain more of the original. But then dialogue is not as interesting to hear in the movies as on the stage, and it also slows up the action considerably. There are many eminent dramatists and dramatic critics who croak, " Talking pictures are ruining the theatre " - -and so on. They are too impatient, for it is still too early to judge the talkies. Every new one is an improvement on the last. They may be only a passing fancy, or they may take the place of silent pictures altogether. Talkies can never approach the stage plays, but they are improving. Talking pictures have not yet proved their worth, and there is still a variety of opinion con- cerning them. Some people are enthusiastic about them; others think they are " a tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. " Betty Stewart, Form Upper V. ! M 1 The Mission Box The mission box, both old and worn, That lies in IVb ' s room, Can tell a tale of things forlorn, A tale of woe and gloom. " When I was new and bright, " it said, " I lived with two small boys. Much money then to me was paid. And I lived among their toys. " I lived with them for many years. And with them oft did play, Until one day, despite my tears. They threw me right away. " I had not long lain all alone In the cellar on a shelf. Before their sister, with a moan. Came and took me for herself. " She had been made a Mission Rep. (Whatever that may be), She left me while she did her prep., Then turned and said to me, " ' You are a shabby box, I know, But I guess you ' ll do all right. For I know iVe not a cent to blow On a new one, nice and bright ' . " 1 5 1 ' ' She took me with her to her school, And put me m a drawer, And soon again I was half ' full Of money less or more. " But now that happy time is o ' er, And little I contain. Girls, please be kind and bring me more, Or I shall die of pain. " 0 girls! take heed of this sad tale, And give the box some ease. 1 do not wish its health to fail, So mission money, please! Jean Harvie, Form IVb. The Battle of Thermopylae The mighty Persian host advanced. Some million men there were. They meant to take the whole of Greece And thus create a stir. But at Thermopylae they met Three hundred Spartans brave. Who did not mean to let them pass. And to them trouble gave. Their leader was Leonidas, A valiant man and true; He said to them, " We do or die, We must not let them through! " The Persians then they scoffed and said, " The sun you will not see. Because of all the arrows Before which you will flee. " But the Spartans bravely answered. While hacking at the foe, " In the shade well therefore fight, And to you defiance throw! " And though the Persians fought all day. The pass they could not take. Until a traitor showed them how The Spartan line to break. He led them round another way And when the day was done, The Spartans had made their last stand For not a man did run. And now although they Ve dead and gone And though their time is past, Yet through their daring bravery Their memory will last. Margot Seely, Form IVu. Nicknames of Famous Regiments SCHOOL and army life have many things in common, and, just as the popular fellow always has his nickname, so the good regiment is usually known by a title not to be found m any official publications. Regimental nicknames are many and varied, but almost of all them owe their origin to some interesting episode in the history of the particular unit. Mention the " Cherry Pickers " to a soldier, and he will know at once that you are talking of the nth Hussars, though he probably will not remember that the soubriquet dates from the days of the Peninsular War, when a detachment of the regiment was captured in a fruit garden. The Royal Scots boast the distinction of being the senior line regiment in the British Army. Their regimental records go back for nearly four hundred years, and the army knows them by the affectionate title of " Pontius Pilate ' s Bodyguard. " The Queen ' s Royal West Surrey Regiment has as irs badge the crest of the house of Bragan2;a, the Paschal Lamb. The regiment served under the famous Colonel Percey Kirke, both at Tangier and during the suppression of the rebellion under Monmouth in 1682 . The name of Percey Kirke was known throughout the West, for his vigorous and merciless methods, and the Queen ' s, in sly allusion to their badge and their former commander became known as " Kirke ' s Lambs. " Cleanliness and smartness are the keynotes of a soldier ' s life, and yet one regiment has every reason to be proud of its name, " The Dirty Half Hundred. " This apparently uncomplimentary title is bestowed on the Queen ' s Own Royal West Kent Regiment, which as the 50th Foot, fought with great distinction at Vimiera. Their tunics at that time had black facings, and it is recorded that the faces of the soldiers were so begrimed with powder, that they were as black as the collars and cuffs of their uniforms. A better known title is that of the Middlesex Regiment, " The Diehards. " Such stubborn valour did this regiment display at Albuera that after the battle only one officer and 168 other ranks survived out of a strength of over 600. Their commanding officer, Colonel Inglis, even in the thick of the battle, rallied his men with the cry, " Die hard, men, die hard! " and to this day the whole army commemorates their bravery by the simple tribute of those two words. Phyllis Green, Form IVa. Speedometer Thrills EARLY in the spring the call of the road begins to ring in the ears of motorists. Anyone who possesses a vehicle with four wheels and a motor — of sorts, may be included in the fraternity. The urge will not be quieted until with pride the owner discovers a road where he has the dis ' tinction of being the first one of the season to sink his car to the hubs in mud. There is something really fine in being the first to traverse some remote country road. It is at such times one has a fellow feeling for Christopher Columbus, Marco Polo, and other distinguished brethren of the profession. As the season advances, and the roads become smooth and hard, eager motorists penetrate every secluded lane, and one requires some new thrill to replace the joy of pioneering. This is found, in speed. Perhaps it begins with a long stretch of smooth, straight road, the owner ' s hand is drawn to the accelerator and the speedometer registers thirty. This is but a pleasant speed, yet it leads to worse; having once felt the lure of speed the seed of evil is planted. Again, the owner indulges in the love of speed, perhaps this time the speedometer ffickers over forty and it seems no harm would come if forty ' five were touched. These are dangerous thoughts and the owner realizes it. Severely he tries to repress them and decides to break the speed limit no longer. Alas, for the good intention of men, temptation proves too strong! Behind him the horn of a Packard Roadster sings contempt. The pride of the owner is stung. Move f 7 I over and let that monster by? Not a bit of it ! The process known as " j ivin her gas " is accom ' plished and the car bounds ahead. The needle flickers fortyfive, fortyseven, fifty, and mounting steadily. A glow comes from the owner ' s heart to be quelled only too quickly. The merxacing put of a motor cycle can be heard behind. With a sick feeling the owner slows the car and faces the begoggled gentleman who politely requests to see the licence. Then he makes impressive notes in a black book and enquires the address of the luckless one. After noting this he departs, leaving a trail of woe. Starting to recover from the daze the owner looks about him. Where, O where, is the Packard Roadster? Surely it too will be fined; deriving some comfort from the thought the owner again looked about him. It is not there. The cruel truth dawns, the Packard must have turned up the road to the golf-course two miles back. And he had got himself fined for speeding when The last horrible truth was too much for the developing " Speed Fiend. " A firm resolve was made and kept ever to be a law abiding citizen. In the chastened owner who presented himself in due time at court all signs of the " Speed Fiend " had vanished. Joyce McKee, Form IVa. A Scotsman wished to fly across the Channel without paying the required fare. An aviator agreed to take him, with his wife and son free of charge, if he would keep absolute silence all the way. At the end of the trip the aviator congratulated the Scotsman on his silence. He replied, " Thanks, but it was very hard, especially when my wife and son fell out. " After a lesson on combustion, in which the girls were told that decomposition in plants and animals gives the same products as burning, one bright Third Former wrote: — " When people die, some are cremated: others are buried, but they burn just the same. " Moonlight I watch the sunset fade upon the snow, I see the pearl of evening in the skies, I wait the first bright star, and then I know That moonlight floods the Vale of Paradise. Rising clear and full above the crag. To sail in starry splendour through the night. The moon looks down, and on a silvVy dale She sheds her beams of soft, ethereal light. The icicles upon the cliff become A gleaming robe of white and silver lace. And crystal pendants, hung on chains of pearl, Peep through the misty snow that veils her face. With such a vision in my mind, I dream. When, citybound, my daily cares arise. And to my tired mind there comes a peace — ■ Like moonlight in the Vale of Paradise. Alice F. Smith ' Johannsen, Form Upper V. Parad)se V;illey in the Laurentians. II I Oriental Rugs ORIENTAL RUGS! There is something fascinating in the very name; they seem to bring the mysterious, scented East very near. Their color is not that of the West; it is richer far, for have they not the Art of untold years? The rich shades blend into each other and change as the light touches them with bewitching charm. What history do they relate with their strange symbols? Do they tell of the age-old civiliza- tions from whence they originated? It is not known. There are some who read the bald story, but surely no Western tongue can reveal all the Oriental tale. One of the chief delights of an Oriental Rug is the luxurious suppleness. That soft flexibility brings a vivid picture of the patient workers toiling at their knotted strands. What great Masters the West would have proclaimed them, had they been of her race, yet in the Eastern World they lived and died — unknown — perhaps bequeathing their strange souls to the rugs they wrought so well. Though all these rugs are called Oriental, there are many different kinds. The Mongolian Rugs have a beauty distinctive from the other types; a few simple sprays on a plain background. But what centuries of knowledge gave each minute detail its perfection ! The Iran and Lilihan Rugs are far more intensely Eastern than the Mongolian. They seem to pulse with the life and intrigue of the East. The rich, throbbing colours have a subtleness that is very foreign. It is from an ancient civilization that the secret of the Oriental Rugs came. Always they will hold the fascination of the unknown for the Western World. Joyce McKee, Form IVa. Memories Behind me now those happy years I spent. Those glorious months of careless winter play. When books and skiis were mingled in a day Of healthy fun. How little it all meant Just at that time ! And yet — and yet, how much ! Those mountain peaks, how far away they seem, Those paths of sparkling white, that sunset gleam, Those lakes and trees, the moon ' s soft silver touch; I loved them all. God grant I come again To wander down those gleaming aisles of snow. When all the world is bathed in rainbow light, And slowly, as I pass the winding glen, To see the mountains linger in the glow — • Then softly fade into the starry night. Alice E. Smith- Johannsen, Form Upper V. Castles in the Air WHAT fascinating things they are, our castles m the air! Built of the shining stones of our fancies and desires, they are more beautiful to us than the sturdy towers of reality. For these dazzling structures are built for us alone. No one else may enter there except with our permission. Through their vast halls we may wander at leisure, dreaming of the unknown days ![ 29 } to come. Perhaps they hold more charm for us because they are so far away and shadowy, and things we dream of are given a certain glamour by that touch of dimness and uncertainty. They are fragile things, the castles we build on clouds. A touch will send them tumbling about our ears leaving us to contemplate a disordered heap of stones which once composed a fairy palace fit for Queen Mab herself. But lo, a dream house, fairer than the last, has sprung up as if by magic! Whence did it come? Who knows? Its foundations may he laid by the merest trifle, which passes unnoticed by those around us. It may be only a fluffy cloud, chasing its fellows across the summer sky, or perhaps the lilt of the song-bird at twilight which sends a fairy fancy flitting across our thoughts commanding us to build for it a home whose turrets shall reach to the very skies, so high are our aspirations. Betty Hurry, Form Upper V. " Why is an after ' dinner speech hke a wheel? " " Because the longer the spoke, the greater the tire. " The Influence of the Sagas upon Scandinavian Life and Thought FROM time immemorial, poetry has been a natural means of expression of primitive people; it has been one method of recording the history of their achievements, the legends and deeds of their forefathers. Poetry is the next rung on the ladder of recorded history above picture ' writing, and its degree of excellence is a measure of the civilization of its composers. In Germany, the ancient poets found voice in the " Nibelungenlied, " while the Scandinavian myths were set forth in the Sagas and Eddas. Saga in Norwegian means saying or story; the exact meaning of the word Edda is unknown, but, as many of the poems in the Eddas are of Icelandic origin, it is thought to mean the " Book of Oddi, " a small town in southern Iceland. During the Middle Ages, the minstrels were most welcome at the entertainments in the courts of the kings and nobles, and it was on such occasions that the Eddas were sung. As one historian says, " The poet was at once the chronicler, entertainer, musician, and lyric artist, " and It is to him that we owe a record of the happenings of his time. " He lifted up his voice in exultation after victory, mourned the dead, lamented misfortune, and satirized the enemies of his patrons. " The poems of the Eddas, which, fortunately, have been preserved in their original pagan form, were written during the general period of from 900 to 1050 A.D., previous to the introduction of Christianity into northern Scandinavia. For this reason, they are of more present day interest than the Danish ' ' Beowulf, " which the early Anglo ' Saxons somewhat altered and Christianized. The Eddas were not the compositions of any one man or group of men; they were, rather, the out- pourings of the minds and imaginations of hundreds of people who lived far back in the days of which we have no other record, and the tales and beliefs which form their foundation have been called by some the " Bible " of the old Norse pagans. These poems and Sagas do much to reflect the life of the people whose work they were. The massive mountains of Scandinavia, the turbulent rivers and great rocky crags give one an impression of the omnipotence of a Supreme Power, and make one feel the insignificance of man. It is for these reasons, perhaps, that Norwegian literature has an underlying feeling of melancholy, and, not unlike Greek drama, is intended to demonstrate the remorseless power of Destiny over man. The general view of things is inclined to be somewhat gloomy and depressed, as is a great deal of the modern work of Ibsen, Gunnarsson and others, and there can be little doubt but that " the creation story of the ' Poetic Edda ' has lent its sombre colouring to Norse life and thought. " On the other hand, in some of the " Lays of the Gods " there is a sprinkling of a jolly humour, an attribute almost entirely lacking in the greater part of Germanic poetry. On the whole, however, there is something so satisfying and uplifting, so thoroughly Scan- dinavian about these ancient stories, that it may be truthfully said, " The Sagas and Eddas were the epitome of the life of the people, and offer the best indication of their character and customs. " Alice E. Smith-Johannsen, Form Upper V. I 30 1 Pirates WeVe pirates all, my merry men, So let us now set sail : And. well take a drink in our pirates ' den And tell many a joke and tale. We ' ll set sail for the Spanish Main, Where there ' s plenty of treasure and gold, And many a trinket and silver chain. And well store them all in the hold. Then back we will go for some more. To fill our great ship to the full; For we ' re pirates all to the core. And we ' ll follow our Captain Bull. Aye then we ' ll sail for home. And with a share and share alike ; We will say adieu, my men. Till we are ready for one more fight. Jean M. McGoun, Form IIIa. Betty — ' ' Mother, when I grow up, will I marry a man like Daddy? " Mother — " Yes, dear. " Betty — ' ' Or if I don ' t get married, will I be an old maid like Aunt Polly? " Mother — " Yes, dear. " Betty (with a sigh) — " Life ' s hard for us women! " Sunset The flaming golden glory of the sky, The ever -changing hues that sparkling lie Reflected in the shining sapphire bay. With all the colours of the closing day Combined their brilliance; and the sea of gold With crested waves that ever onward rolled Mirror ' d their beauty; and when the sun was gone. The first small stars came out and brightly shone. Vivian Stewart, Form IIIa. Wings Whir-r-r. The drone of wings falls on my ears, As I look up the ' plane appears From a deep cloud. It glides Swiftly, throbbingly, And hides Away again In that deep cloud. But still I hear, though distantly, The sound of wings persistently; And the steady droning seems to say This is a new, a wondrous day, A day of wings ! Whir-r-r. Janet Cameron, Form Upper V. I I Historical Words A LANGUAGE is never complete; it may have had its origin in the remote centuries; but new words are constantly being added to it. With the advance of the Arts and Sciences comes a need for new names, and these names may be coined from the ancient Latin and Greek tongues or perhaps taken from the names of men and women associated with them. Greece, the most ancient civilisation in Europe, has laid a basis for many of our old words and phrases in its beautiful mythology and legend. The satyr Pan, the god of nature, gave us the word ' panic, ' or universal fear; from Paean, another name for Apollo, the sun-god, we derived the name ' peony, ' a bright, not uncommon flower; and to his son Phaethon, who was once permitted to drive the sun chariot across the sky, we owe the word ' phaeton, ' a modern vehicle. Atlas, a Homeric deity in charge of the pillars of heaven, has lent his name to the great Atlantic Ocean and to our common, geographical map ' books. From Hercules, a legendary giant of great physical powers, we obtained the word ' herculean, ' meaning of exceptional strength. The phrase ' to meet one ' s nemesis ' contains reference to Nemesis, the Greek goddess of righteous vengeance. Tantalus is represented in Greek mythology as being placed in the centre of a pool, the water of which forever eludes his eager lips, and having over his head a bunch of luscious grapes which ever swing from his grasping hands, and from his name comes our verb ' to tantalise. ' ' Argosy ' was taken from the name of the ship Argos, in which Jason and his companions sailed away on their search for the Golden Fleece. Students of the English language point out that the majority of our words are of Latin deriva- tion. We have coined many names from Roman history, both legendary and authentic. To ' Vulcan, the Roman god of fire, we owe the words ' volcano ' and ' volcanic ' ' Jovial, ' of a happy disposition, is a term taken from the old astrology, for one born under the influence of the star Jove was prom- ised a merry life. The name of the month March was taken from Mars, the Roman god of war; and from Mercury, the messenger of the gods, who wore wings on his feet, we obtained ' mer- curial, ' of a quick-spirited temperament, and ' mercury, ' another name for quicksilver. ' Fauna, ' which is the collective name for all the animals of a country, has been taken from Faunus, a Roman god of the woods and plains. Similarly, the collective noun ' flora ' bears reference to Flora, the Roman goddess of flowers. The name of Pantaleone, the patron saint of Venice, was transferred to a garment which the ' Venetians commonly affected, and in our language appears as ' pantaloons. ' The two-faced Roman god, Janus, gave his name to the month of January in which we can look ' before and after. ' Julius Caesar, the great Roman statesman and general, had the month of July named after him, as he was born in that month. August was so named in honor of Augustus Caesar, the first Roman Emperor. Following the history of the English language to a more recent period, we have many words of West European derivation. A minister of finance in the French Government, M. de Silhouette, saw his name transferred by the public to an empty and cheap outline portrait in punishment for his mistakes. The guillotine, a beheading instrument used during the French Revolution, was called after its inventor, Dr. Guillotin. A ' martinet, ' a severe disciplinarian, is taken from General Martinet, a strict commander in the reign of Louis XIV. The ' dahlia ' is named after a Swede, Dahl, who first cultivated it in Europe; and Fuchs, a German botanist, is remembered in the ' fuchsia. ' ' Parrot ' is taken from the French ' Pierrot, ' a diminutive of Pierre and means actually ' little Peter, ' or Peterkin. ' Bluchers, ' square-toed boots, are called after General Blucher, and ' Wellingtons, ' or high boots, bear the name of the Duke of Wellington. A ' Vandyck, ' a short, pointed beard, comes from the name of the great artist, who commonly afi ected such a beard. One of the Lord Derbys gave his name to the ' derby hat ' or bowler of nowadays. Sir Robert Peel, a Victorian statesman, instituted policemen, who were formerly called ' bobbies ' or ' peelers, ' after their founder. Many of the great Victorian men lent their names to articles of clothing, as a ' Gladstone bag ' or popular features of that age. ' Daguerrotype ' is a variation of the name of its inventor. Count de Guerr. ' Broughams ' bear the surname of their chief patronizer. Dr. Brougham. A ' Prince Albert ' is a frock coat, named after Victoria ' s Consort. ' Boycott, ' a modern word meaning to shun absolutely, was taken from Captain Boycott, an Irishman, who was ' sent to Coventry ' by order of the Irish Land League. Our word ' cravat ' comes from the Croats of Croatia, who supplied to Austria an army corps in which f 33 3 the soldiery wore long and large neckties. A Mr. Saxe invented the ' saxophone ' our modern musical (?) instrument. A ' marconigram, ' or wireless telegraph, is coined from the name Marconi, the discoverer of sound waves. These are but a few out of innumerable examples, and attached to many such words are interest ' ing stories that well reward the trouble taken in looking them up. Janet Cameron, Form Upper V. Things I like to hear the rain m spring, And listen to the robins sing. To tramp afoot is real joy — I almost wish I were a boy. I don ' t know quite exactly how, But still I like to milk a cow. I love to scuffle down the street, And kick the leaves up with my feet. This is in Autumn understand (I always like to hear a band). But when the Winter comes, I ' m glad; I don ' t see how folks can be sad. When Winter ' s gone, I ' m glad to greet The smell of Spring (it is so sweet). All these things I ' ve told to you I like to see, to hear and do. Mary Wesbrook, Form IVb. ' ' The Old Order Changeth " Hast seen the Sixth Form photographs Of twenty years ago? Hast noticed there the well-starched blouse, Trim skirt and ribbon bow? O maidens fair of years gone by Who trod the halls of Traf., How often do we look at you — Yes, look at you and laugh. But O, how scornfully you ' d look (Had you but human eyes) At us young " moderns " sitting here Sans skirts, or hair, or ties. f Ml We in our turn will hang upon These walls of Upper Six ; And fifty years from now, my dears, Some one may call us sticks. Will some one gaze in wonderment At uniforms so prim — How could they walk with ease and grace? — ■ And think, my dear, of gym ! How little then can we foretell What we ' ll be looking at! What sights have we in store for us — Hast ever thought of that? Marjorie Lynch, Form Upper VI. He (scornfully) — " God made girls beautiful — but dumb. " She (sweetly) — ' ' Yes, beautiful so that you could love us, and dumb so we could love you! " Tragedy ! How often in the past few months Have I in desperation Said to myself with firm resolve ' " (Though not much inspiration) : " I must write something for the ' Mag, ' Some brilliant, fierce oration! " But every time I did resolve That I would really write And golden fancies thronged my mind — Inspiration at its height — Inevitably the doorbell rang. Or Virgil whispered " Not tcnight! " And now at last I sit alone, Even Virgil out of sight. Not a thing to bother me, Pen and paper both clutched tight. But O, alas, how cruel is fate! Inspiration ' s taken flight. Kathryn Wood, Form Upper VI. Gratitude ONE day while hunting big game in India, I heard sobbing behind a bush. On investigation, I found a baby elephant, holding out its paw to me. I discovered a large thorn was the cause of the grief, and after extracting the thorn the elephant gave me an undying look of gratitude, and bounded away into the jungle to tell his mummy. I 35 1 A few years later I was enjoying the circus at Olympia in London, when a troop of perform ' ing elephants came in. One of these elephants fixed his eyes on me in a glassy stare, and without a word of warning lifted me with his trunk from the shilling seat where I was sitting (owing to hard times) into a half ' guinea one. Peggy Chapman, Form IIIb. Modern Magic A blazer and a pair of shoes, Six note books, all of vivid hues, A pair of stockings, some bobby pins, A lunch to eat when " rec. " begins, A purse, a comb and five text books, A compact and mirror for hurried looks — She has all these things and pencils galore In her brown school bag and there ' s room for more. B. Butler, Form Upper VI. JUNIORS iMUQGeuV. Sn- = SoM ■ AGE q spring Spring has come, the tender leaves Are budding on the tree, The merr y Httle lambkins sport On meadow and on lea — The flowerets in their earthy bed, Awake from winter ' s sleep ; The little streams their babbling start, And birds begin to cheep. The fish begin to play again In yonder sheltered brook; And everywhere sweet violets smile In shady, mossy nook. Thus again sweet spring has come — ■ With days of laughter, joy and fun, Flowers and sunshine, showers of rain — Sweet summer follows in its train . Margaret Cannell, Form Upper II. The Brave Little Swiss Boy Long, long ago the Swiss people used to have a lot of trouble to keep from their mighty neigh ' hours, the Austrians. It was a beautiful night, everything was still. The stars were shining over the Lake of Lucerne and the mountains around it. A little Swiss boy had come to the lakeshore to get some water for his mother. Suddenly he stopped and listened, and heard the sound of oars. I37l Hiding behind a tree, he saw them enter the cave. Then he looked back on the lake and saw more men get out of boats and enter the cave. When he was sure they were all in, he crept near (knowing something was going on) and heard them planning a war with the Swiss people. Suddenly he fell over a root and revealed his presence to the men. They were going to put the boy to death, but pitied his youth, and let him go after making him swear he would not tell a living soul what he had seen and heard. The poor lad went hom,e wondering what to do, for he felt it was his duty to tell his people what he had heard. He went right to Lucerne, and seeing a light in an inn he stepped inside, and heard some Swiss men talking. Looking around the room, he saw a tiled stove in a corner and, running to it, he shouted, " Mr. Oven, listen to what I have seen and heard, " and he told his story. The men heard, and the country was saved. The boy did not break his oath, because he had promised to tell no living soul his experience with the Austrians. J. DuBois, Form IL Mother (to sobbing threcyear old) — " What ' s the matter? " Mary — " Oh, I dreamed that Ld eaten myself, but I haven ' t, have I? " Nonsense Rhymes There was a man, He slept in a pan, He washed his hands With a big silk fan. Janet Wesbrook, Form L There was a cock, She married a book. The book soon died And cook got fried. Amy Davis, Form L There was a bear Without any hair. He went to the barber And sat in a chair ; The scissors went — snip ! And bear hurt his hip; He bumped his head And his face got red. Janet Wesbrook, Form L Summertime The hlac buds are on the trees, Around the " daffies " buzz the bees; All the little birds are here. And everyone is full of cheer. The crocuses are opened, for summertime is here. And all the little chipmunks are chattering for cheer; The little lambs are frolicking ' way up on the hill, And the merry little stream is running past the mill. Marguerite Heward, Form Upper IL ! I An Autobiography of a Telephone HELLO everybody! I suppose you wonder why I am so happy. It is because I am to be sent to Trafalgar Institute soon. I am so pleased because it is so hot in this Bell Telephone office and I am also always dusty. Oh joy ! here come two men to take me off the shelf and carry me out of the building. Now they are putting me in the car. This is great fun, much better than living in a stuffy old office. Now we are climbing up a hill. I feel a little nervous as I heard the driver say, " This Simpson St. hill is one of the steepest in Montreal. ' ' Now we are at the top and are stopping. Oh! that man nearly pulled my arm out. Why can ' t he be more careful. So, this is Trafalgar Institute, my new home. It is a large building surrounded by spreading trees where birds and bees abound in pro ' fusion. Oh! why can ' t they let me stay in this garden? but no, they are carrying me into the school. Now, what an earth are they doing to me? Oh! I see. They are putting me up against a wall. Some people have no consideration for telephones. Now, thank goodness, that is over. What a great number of girls there are in this school. I hope they will not try to test me out. I am sure they are all nice girls : still, they might be a little hard with my arm, and sometimes after a hard bang I suffer terribly Well, it is six months since I came here and it has been six months of happiness for me. The girls are not allowed to use me, and my mistress and het assistants are very kind to me. We have had a busy day and I am very sleepy. What is the matter? Why! its three o ' clock and someone just woke me up. " Hello! Hello! Hello! Oh, you have the wrong number, " said a mistress. My poor arm! What a bang it got. I am angry and am going to show it. It is morning now and one of the mistresses comes into my room. " Hello, hello, what is the matter with this phone? " I pay no attention to her as I am still angry. Now, what do you think, two men have come from The Bell Telephone Co. Mercy! my arm is on the table, and the rest of me in other parts of the room. Am I ruined? No, they are putting me together again, and my cranky disposition is cured forever. Lola Byrd, Form II. The Fairy I saw a fairy, she was sweet ; I saw her coming down the street ; She told me that her name was Mary, I knew at once she was a fairy. J. Scully, Form I. I 39 1 As I sat at my window one day, Down the road came a load of hay; The horses were coloured a beautiful white, The driver was fat and looked jolly and bright. " And why should he not be happy, " said I, " With this world to live in and then to die? " As I sat at my window one day, I saw some children bright and gay; They laughed and sang with childish joy (Though they only had one toy). " And why should they not be happy, " said I, " With this world to live in and then to die? " As I sat at my window one day, I saw the widow that lived by the bay ; She was poor and worked for her living. But always was cheerful and always was giving. " And why should she not be happy, " said I, " With this world to live in and then to die? " Anna Thompson, Form Upper II Fairies at the Well I know the Fairies very well, That wish beside the wishing well; Their names are Patsy, Pinkie, Prue. Do you know these fairies too? J., Form I I40I spring The Spring is so pretty, I must make a ditty. To tell of the flowers That I look at for hours At a time. The violets so blue, And the primroses, too. The daffodils as yellow As nice lemon jello, Quite true! I do love the Spring Although everything Is so dreadfully wet; It is truly my pet Season. Nancy Murray, Form II. Fond Aunt — " And do you love your new baby brother? " BiLLY: — " Oh, what ' s the use! He wouldn ' t know if I did — would he? " Teacher — " Tommy, is trousers singular or plural? " Tommy — " Singular at the top and plural at the bottom. " My Dolls I have a lot of rag dolls. They are funny looking things ; They have long and wobbly legs, And arms like spreading wings. I stand them all up in a row And ask them where they want to go. " To Traf ! " they cry with great delight, " That ' s where we study with all our might! " Barbara Barnard, The Remove. An Explorer of the North Pushing, pushing through the snow, While the stormy winds do blow. And the hail begins to fall; His voice is gone and he cannot call. And yet, this man, he knows no fear. This explorer of the North ! I 41 ! Pushing, pushing through the snow, While the stormy winds do blow, Then he falls, his strength is spent. Exactly ten miles from his tent; His thoughts, his fame, his honour go. As he lies upon the snow. And yet, this man, he knew no fear, This explorer of the North! Down, down comes the snow, While the stormy winds do blow, Now the hail is falling fast Upon his corpse; but to the last He knew no fear, no fear knew he, This explorer of the North ! Anna Thompson, Form Upper II. Why? Why do stockings tear at all? And why do we have skin? Why ' s a round thing called a ball? And why is tin called tin? Oh! why were clock hands made, too? And why were books invented? And why do kittens always mew? And why do people say lamented? rd like to know why folks have feet, To walk on I suppose; And why do people often meet. Of course nob ' dy knows. Griselda Archibald, Form Upper I. [OHNNY — " Mother, I was the only one who could answer the teacher ' s question. " Mother — " What was the question? " Johnny — " Who broke the cloakroom window? " The Helper There is a helper in our house. Who is as quiet as a mouse; She comes and works for all the day. And then at night she flies away. It may be a fairy, it may be an elf. It may be you, it may be myself; Rut I know it is someone kind and true. Who is nice to me and nice to you. Lois Malcolm, Form I. f 4 1 Dutchies I make them shirts an ' comforters an ' give them lots of food, I darn their little trousers up an ' teach them to be good, And when they go to school to learn, as little Dutchies should. They klipper-klopper down the road because their shoes are wood. Valerie Ker, Form I. Sunset The beautiful golden sun Is slowly sinking away ; It looks like a ball of fire. Behind the mountains gray. A little bird is singing In a lilac bush near ' by, And the blue ' grey sea is coloured By the sunset ' tinted sky. Soon the little stars peep out From behind a veil of blue, Then the moon begins to shine. And starts her night anew. When the sun has sunk away. Far down to the west, The little birds all cease to sing And Nature goes to rest. MiMi Languedoc, Form Upper II. School Chronicle 1928— JUNE isT GYM. COMPETITION. Senior — Form Upper V. Junior — Form Upper I. " Tho ' this may be play to you, ' Tis death to us. " JUNE 1 5TH— SCHOOL CLOSED. " All ' s well that ends well. " SEPTEMBER iith— SCHOOL OPENED. " Creeping like snail Unwillingly to school. " OCTOBER 19TH— HOUSE AND SCHOOL MATCH (School won). " Dire was the noise Of conflict. " OCTOBER 25TH— MISS THOMPSON AND MISS BUCHANAN (Songs of the Hebrides). " The music in my heart I bore Long after it was heard no more. " OCTOBER 26TH— FORM LOWER VI MASQUERADE. " The mirth and fun grew fast and furious. " NOVEMBER 8th— PREFECTS. Marjorie Lynch. Hope Laurie. DECEMBER 5th— MATCH WITH WESTON (Weston won) " What though the field be lost? All is not lost. " 145} 1928— DECEMBER 8th —HOUSE AND SCHOOL MATCH fSchorjI won). " It ' s a glorious race! " DECEMBER 17TH— SCHOOL CLOSED. " At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year. " i929 JANUARY ioth— SCHOOL OPENED. " Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind. " JANUARY i6th— MRS. BROWN ' S LECTURE ON CANADIAN ART. " Working ceaselessly just for love of his art, he went Straight to Nature to study her colour and her moods. " JANUARY 21ST— MR. DAVISON ' S LECTURE ON POETRY. " The light that never was on sea or land. The consecration and the poet ' s dream. " JANUARY 25TH— MATCH WITH MISS EDGAR ' S (Traf. won). " Say, ' I will! ' and then stick to it. " FEBRUARY 9TH— MATCH WITH MISS EDGAR ' S (Traf. won). " Once more into the breach, dear friends, once more. " FEBRUARY iith— MR. ODELL ' S LECTURE ON SPITZBERGEN. " When norland winds pipe down the sea. " FEBRUARY i th— CANON GOWER-REES ' VISIT. " It is the keeping of the Sabbath that has made the British Nation great. " FEBRUARY 2oth— PREFECTS. Audrey Doble. Kathryn Wood. FEBRUARY 2ist— MATCH WITH THE STUDY (Traf. won). " Thus far our fortune keeps an upward course. " MARCH iND— MATCH WITH WESTON (Trafalgar won). " Tho ' a battle ' s to fight ere the guerdon be gained. " MARCH 8th AND 9TH— GYM. DEMONSTRATION. " ' Tis not what man does that exalts him, but what man would do. " MARCH 26TH SCHOOL CLOSED. " I must have liberty Withal, as large a charter as the wind. " APRIL lOTH SCHOOL OPENED. " Our revels now are ended. " APRIL 25TH MATCH WITH THE STUDY (Traf. won). " All questions are two-sided. " MAY 3RD JUNIOR ENTERTAINMENT. " The little old man, the little old man. " (Paddly Pools). MAY i Mi PREFECTS. Gretchen Tooke. Anni ' , Byehs. Jean Daklinc. I46I " Songs of the Hebrides " ON THURSDAY, October 25th, the girls of Trafalgar had the pleasure of hearing Miss Thomp ' son sing the Songs of the Hebrides. First, Miss Thompson told us something of the life and people of those lonely isles which she pointed out to us on a map. Thus we were better able to understand the songs and enter into their spirit. The selections ranged from sad, sweet songs, expressing all the loneliness of the shepherds of the Hebrides, to the happy rollicking chants sung by the people when they met to quilt or shrink the home-made woollen goods. Time after time Miss Thompson was called upon to repeat her songs, and she very kindly did so; often singing a verse in Gaelic then repeating it in English. At times the audience were invited to join in the choruses, but our voices were very feeble compared to the clear and beautiful one of our leader. Upon the request of some of the seniors Miss Thompson sang " The Garden Song, " which had won great admiration upon her previous visit to our school. We all very greatly appreciated the pleasant afternoon spent in hearing Miss Thompson and her accompanist. Miss Buchanan, and hope that they will soon visit Canada once more. Beatrice E. M. Harvey, Form Upper VI. The Lower VI Form Masquerade ON FRIDAY, October 26th, the gym. was the scene of a most delightful Hallowe ' en Masquerade given by Miss Hicks and the Lower VI Form. The boarders and members of the Upper VI and V Forms were present and everyone enjoyed themselves to the full. The hall was decorated in orange and black, with skeletons, pumpkins and black cars creating a weird, ghostly and truly " Hallowe ' enish " atmosphere. When all the guests had assembled and when each one had admired everyone else ' s costume, the lights were turned out and a long line of " ghosts " and " skeletons " filed across the platform with much clanking of chains. We were asked to identify and write down the names of each figure — a practically impossible matter. A prize was given to Mary Cross for the most complete list of names. After this the lights were turned on once more and we marched around in " twos " to be inspected. We all sympathised with the judges in their task of awarding the prizes, for we had seldom seen such attractive or such original costumes. Prizes were won by Barbara Glassco, a most attractive bride; Nancy Archibald, as a thirteenth century lady; and Betty Douglas as a flower garden. Many other costumes were highly commended, either for their beauty or for originality. Dancing followed the prizc ' giving, and later in the evening delicious refresh ' ments were served by the " ghosts " and " skeletons, " looking decidedly less formidable without their masks and head-dresses. The evening was a great success and we were very grateful to Miss Hicks and the Lower VI for going to so much trouble for our entertainment. Marjorie Lynch, Form Upper VI. Mrs. Brown ' s Lecture AN ILLUSTRATED LECTURE was given by Mrs. Eric Brown of Ottawa on Wednesday, . V January i6th. Her subject was " Canadian Art " — a subject full of interest to all Canadians — and she gave a brief sketch of art in Canada from the time of the Indians right through the centuries to the present day. Long before the White Man ever came to Canada the Indian was executing his crude drawings and trying in his simple way to make everything beautiful around him. However odd his paintings t47l and figures may appear to us, he had the secret of making things well balanced ; and one slide showed a house, the whole front of which was decorated by one enormous whale. When thinking of Indian art one thinks instinctively of the weird totem poles which are characteristic of every Indian village. These poles were once thought to have a religious significance, but that is not so. When the head of the family died, the pole was bought and the whole history of that particular family carved upon it. Then the following winter great feasts were held to celebrate the setting up of the pole before the wigwam. Mrs. Brown then passed to the French Canadian school. After commenting on the dignity and simplicity of French architecture, she showed us two pictures, " The Venetian Bather " and " Boats in Harbour, " both painted by Canadian artists — Peel and Barnseley. Each of these men, however, had painted a great deal in Paris and as a result both pictures were more French than truly Canadian. As time went on, artists began more and more to search for the particular qualities which were characteristic of their own country, so that today Canadian art is really a type in itself. Maurice Cullen is a typical Canadian painter who has gained numerous admirers in his years of work. " March, " shown to us by Mrs. Brown, represent s a winter scene, as does " Snow " by Lawrn Harris, another native of Canada. One more typically Canadian artist was mentioned — Tom Thomson. All his life he was in love with the Canadian wilds and went there constantly, making numerous sketches in his own original manner merely to amuse himself. His friends, how ' ever, realizing his talent, practically forced him to make large paintings which soon became very popular because of their freshness and sincerity. Mrs. Brown concluded her lecture with three paintings of a much earlier period which the National Gallery of Ottawa has only acquired recently and of which they are very proud. Kathryn Wood, Form Upper VI. The Poetry of Life [In January, Mr. Davison, one of the younger English poets, gave us a lecture on Poetry. The following are some of the thoughts suggested by his address.] " COMPOSITIONS, usually in verse, marked by beauty of thought and language. " That is the definition of Poetry in the dictionary. Yet how little it expresses the real meaning of poetry! Still, to many people, poetry is just what is contained in that definition, and nothing more, nothing deeper. Few realize that the thought behind the poem, the inspiration that caused it to be written, is the true poetry, the poetry of life. When one stops to think, it is amazing how much more significance the commonplace things of Hfe have when the poetry in them is brought out. The weird singing of the wind, the rhythmical, sonorous, beat of waves, the soft patter of rain-drops, are all so infinitely more beautiful, more full of real poetry, than any poem about them could possibly be. Then the stiller things, such as trees, a beautiful view, or a quiet night, must have inspired many poets, from time immemorial, to the greatest efforts. One sees immediately the inadeq uacy of the definition of poetry, and yet how could one define it? It is something intangible, something that has been from the beginning of time. Long before writing began the primitive man must surely have realized it, and have been lifted out of the common path, into something higher, as we are today. Then, I do not think that people realize the poetry in the scenes and occupations of everyday life. Take, for instance, a beautiful building. People say, " What a lovely thing! " Yet how few of them realize that the architect who designed it must have been inspired, and how the man with true poetry in his soul must regard it as an inspiration to higher things. Many men have been turned from crime by the voice, or even the sight, of a little child. Was it because the child was some particular child? No! It was because of the thoughts, the poetry, that came into the man ' s heart because of the sight of the child. I4«I In comparing his discoveries with what there was yet to be discovered, Sir Isaac Newton wrote, " I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and directing myself now and then in finding a smoother pebble than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. " I think this simile could be used to compare the poetry in books with the whole poetry of life, so small is the one compared to the other. The good poetry that is written in books, is probably for many people, the one connection between their own lives and the true poetry of life, and yet I do not see how one could understand the poetry one reads, unless one has felt that which the poet is endeavouring to express, and has longed to express it oneself. The poetry of life cannot be defined or expressed, it can only be felt, and perhaps realised in some forms. It seems to me that the whole universe, with the everlasting mingling of time and space, and the everlasting movement which is never blocked, a thing beyond human conception, contains in its greatest sense the poetry of life. Phyllis Durant, Form Upper V. Mr. Odell ' s Lecture on Spitzbergen SPITZBERGEN, " we all knew this fascinating name, and had always wanted to hear more about it. But — nobody was quite sure what it was. Some said a Cathedral town in Europe, while others insisted that it was a German colony in Africa. We were somewhat surprised then, when on February nth, our old friend Mr. Odell, told us that Spitzbergen is an island about five hundred miles from Norway. It was discovered in 1596 in an effort to reach China by sailing west. Oxford University sent out three expeditions to explore Spitzbergen. Mr. Odell outlined the first two for us. The passage from Norway to the island is one of the most interesting and picturesque in the world. The explorers embarked at Bergen in Norway. They passed an island with a hole, two hundred feet across, running through it. Legend says that this was made by a thunderbolt which the great god Thor, in a towering rage, hurled at the defenceless little island. At Tromso they got into a ninety-ton Norwegian schooner, and after that sailing was less pleasant, as the Norwegian cuisine is a bit difficult, especially in rough weather. When they landed in Spitzbergen they established a " luxurious base camp. " They had two huts, lent to them by a Scotch-Spanish Syndicate. They had a drinking pond, and a washing pond. Unfortunately Dr. Longstaff mixed the two. Nevertheless he was awarded a medal by the Royal Geographical Society. Here, above glacial cliffs eighty to a hundred feet high, they encamped for a few days. On the morning of their departure, a bear appeared at breakfast. One man shot him, which none regretted when they found only two blades of grass in his " tummy. " The party set off for Mount Terrier, each man pulling a four-hundred-pound sleigh, which had to be unloaded and reloaded every few hundred yards because of ice crevices. Travelling was difficult but at last they reached the peak and erected a flag. They went on through a blinding blizzard, following their compasses, till they reached an unknown glacier. They could not tell where it led, but, hoping for the best, they skied down and arrived safely by the sea. On the second expedition, 1923, a different route was taken. During the trip they discovered hot springs, on the West coast. On one glacier they found a lake with a whirlpool (whose roar they heard five miles away) spurting water twenty feet into the air. With sails on their sleighs they proceeded, under the midnight sun, across thirty miles of unexplored interior, keeping in touch with the schooner by radio. On Mount Newton, six thousand feet above the sea, they found a brass cylinder, left by a Russian party in 1899, in which was a Petrograd newspaper and temperature records. They were held up for five days by storms, then had to push on for two days guided only by compass. At last the clouds lifted and they saw Mount Terrier again. They skied down their glacier and found the schooner within fifteen minutes of the time appointed. There are many rare birds in Spitzbergen, and the island was found to be the breeding place of some European species. There are hot springs, and Mr. Odell found some unusual geological f 49l specimens. The coal deposits and whaling trade are of industrial importance. Thus the island is valuable and interesting both from a scientific and economic point of view. Parts of the Spitzbergen landscape resemble the Colorado range, but the grim white glaciers, and the huge green ice cliffs above the cold grey restless sea, remind us of the Vikings. Perhaps a Viking god still rides on the howling wind over the icebound shore. And it is fitting that this odd wild island should belong to the descendants of these Norwegian men of old. Anne Byers, Form Upper VI. Canon Gower-Rees ' Visit ON ASH WEDNESDAY, February 13th, Canon Gower-Rees came to speak to us. Although some of us as members of St. George ' s had known him for some time, we had never had the pleasure of welcoming him to Traf. and so we were very glad of the opportunity. Canon Gower-Rees gave us much helpful advice about the keeping of Lent. He assured us that a melancholy, seemingly-religious person was not necessarily a good Christian and that, although we could derive much benefit from the opportunities of meditation which the season of Lent affords, it was not necessarily a time to mope and sigh. He urged us to be careful about our observance of Sunday — to remember that " The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath " — to take advantage of this day of rest to prepare ourselves for a busy week; not to waste it in pastimes which might be enjoyed any other day out of the seven. In short, to make Sunday a quiet, peaceful, happy day, which would be a real benefit to us. " It is the keeping of the Sabbath, " said Canon Gower-Rees, " that has made the British Nation so great. He also asked that we might " be natural " — that we might not be continually trying to imitate the opposite sex in " thought, word, and deed; " that we might see things at their true and proper value; and, above all, that we might keep throughout our life, the faculty to wonder at the beauties which surround us. We are very grateful to Canon Gower-Rees for giving up so much of his valuable time to give us this helpful advice. Marjorie Lynch, Form Upper VI. The Junior School Entertainment ON FRIDAY EVENING, May 3rd, a very enjoyable programme was given by the First Form, the Remove and the Upper First. The first part took the form of recitations by the First Form, all of which were well said and amusing. The Remove then presented a " Pageant of Spring Flowers. " This was charmingly portrayed by the Juniors who were dressed to represent daffodils, primroses, violets, bluebells and daisies. The lovely flower costumes, which were quite wonderfully made out of paper, we owe largely to the work of Elizabeth Elliott, Betty Lane and Nancy Stocking. The Upper First ' s part in the Entertainment took the form of a play " Paddly Pools. " When the curtain rose it revealed an old man sitting on a rocking chair half asleep and a small boy lying on the grass at his feet. But the old man might well have given up his attempt to sleep, for Tony asked question after question and talked bewilderingly of " The Little Old Man. " Grandpa forbade Tony to leave the garden, but no sooner had the old man dozed off once more than Tony climbed the bank crying, " I am coming. Little Old Man, I am coming. " The next scene presents the other side of the bank. A little old man in brown was talking to three fairies when Tony suddenly appeared. The old man showed Tony the spirits of the trees, grass and bunnies and then, changing into a little girl, he seized Tony by the hand and they ran off. In the third scene Tony returned to his Grandpa full of the wonders he had seen and crying joyfully, " Oh, Grandpa, I have been a tree and a tiny twig and a great big field and all sorts of wonderful things! " Grandpa thought this was all nonsense but Tony knew that it was really true. The principal parts were ably taken by Phyllis Hamilton, [ocelyn Cox and Joan Tooke in the respective roles of " Grandpa, " Tony and the Little Old Man. Between the acts several piano solos were given by the young participants. We were all sorry when the final tableau was reached and felt very grateful to all those who had lu-jpcd lo give us such an enjoyable evening. Kathryn Wood, Form Upper VI. I 50 1 Library Fund The total amount subscribed to the Library Fund last year fiyaS) was two hundred and ten dollars ($210). Subscriptions not previously acknowledged were received from Editha Wrxxl, Margaret Crethan, Edith Forman and Harriet Colby. We would like to thank Miss Ethel Hurlbatt for her kindly thought on Trafalgar Day when she sent us a copy of Professor Waugh ' s new book on James Wolfe. We are very grateful to Mrs. Seely for her gift of many beautiful and interesting books to the School. Mr. R. O. Sweezey, one of the Governors, has shown his interest in our Library Fund by a generous subscription. We take this opportunity of expressing our thanks to Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Riddell who have very kindly presented a portion of their library to the School. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS TO LIBRARY FUND, 1929 Frances Brown Betty Forbes Juanita Jackson Nancy Murray Millicent Velio Peggy Wesbrook Griselda Archibald Marjorie Latter Peggy Kaufmann Dorothy Brooks Madge Redman Pauline Scott PhylHs Thomson Lorraine Mowat Ethel Renouf Leila Mackenzie Jocelyn Bruce Vivian Walker Mile. Juge Barbara Tooke Jean Darling Catherine Robinson Isobel Ewing Jean Freer Betty Lane Vivian Lowe Nor ah McGinnis Helen Blaylock Mary Durley Margaret Anderson Jean Morton Marjorie Evans Nancy Archibald Betty Butler Mary Strachan Lorraine Slessor Kathryn Wood Jean McGoun Beatrice Climo Marion Wilson Ar ' ne Byers Beatrice Harvey Marianne Hill Joan Henry Ruth Simpson Hope Laurie Louise Laurie Dorothy Wood Cynthia Bazin Betty Trow Betty Hurry Lenore Stanley Alice Johannsen Betty Miner Nora Miner Lee Howard Naomi Thacker Margaret Frazee Alma Howard Phyllis Durant Helen McLaggan Joan Archibald Margaret Hill Polly Shand Greta Larminie Lorraine Ward Dorothy Brown Jocelyn Cox Helen Eraser Joan Tooke Julia Penniman Marion Hart Lois Aird Helen Hyman Audrey Grafton Dorothy Apedaile Catherine Mullen Audrey Shearer Audrey Doble Betty DeBrisay Betty Brookfield ivy Kelly Marjorie Evans Jessie nill Alison Reid Jeanne Languedoc Dawn Ekers Katherine Littler Annabel Forsythe Lola Byrd Shirley Archibald Peggy Boyd Valerie Ker Jacqueline Scully Janet Wesbrook Renee Moncel Aline Thompson Mary Grant Phyllis Morrissey Joan Walsh Beatrice Howell Norma Roy Editha Wood Brenda Fox Laurel Soper Helen McLaggan Helen Roy Barbara Tirbutt Kitty Erskine Peggy Peterson Marion Gardner Margaret McGiflin Megan Owen Jessie Wilkins Sheila F ' lciiiing Betty Robb Peggy Dakin Elizabeth Wilkins Katherine Grier Connie Grier Emily MacCilowan Betty Taylor Joan Harlan Kay Weeks Audrey Ellis Betty Bnce Joyce Schnaufcr Patricia Plant Muriel Oakley Rosamontl Perry f Margaret Capes The Sixth of 1928-29 " fidens animi atque in utrumque paratus " " MARJORIE LYNCH (1926-29) " What touches us ourself shall he last served. ' " Marj. has only been with us a short time, but she is now Head of the House and School, and Captain of the House Athletic Association. She is a Prefect, Editor of the Mag., form lieutenant and vice-captain of the School. She won her T. B. B. in ' 28. Pet Aversion — Tennis lists. Favourite Expression — " Imagine my embarrass- ment! " Favourite Pastime — Keeping " order. " AUDREY DOBLE (l920- ' 29) ' ' Woman s at best a contradiction still. ' ' ' Audrey has been with us right through the school and is now vice-president of Form Upper VL She has always excelled in gym., and has been Form Captain every year. She is a School Prefect and an Advertising Manager of the Mag. Pet Aversion — Worms. Favourite Expression — " Well, I don ' t see Favourite Pastime — Amateur Hockey games. I 53 1 The Sixth of 1928-29 KATHRYN WOOD (1925-29) " Who mixed reason with pleasure and wisdom with mirth. ' ' Kay has been a self ' sacnficing Mission Representa ' tive ever since she came in Form IV. She is one of the " Intelligentsia " of Form VI and has won a Certificate of Merit every year since she came to Traf. She is a School Prefect and Sub-Editor of the Mag. Pet Aversion — Stew. Favourite Expression — " Snooty. " Favourite Pastime — Honey Dew. GRETCHEN TOOKE ( 1922-29) " A creature not too bright or good For human nature ' s daily food. " Gretchen has been busy spreading sunshine ever since she came to school in Upper I. She is a School Prefect and SecretaryTreasurer of the Mag. Pet Aversion — Speeches. Favourite Expression — None. Favourite Pastime — Trying to cultivate a " favour- ite expression. " ANNE BYERS (1920-29) " For he will never follow anything That other men begin. " Anne has been in School since the First Form. She is a Prefect and has been a great help to everyone in general all through her school career. Pet Aversion — Being laughed at. Favourite Expression — " Funny — but! " Favourite Pastime- Being " different. " The Sixth of 1928-29 AUDREY ELLIS (1919-2Q) ' ' A quiet tongue showeth a wise head. " Aud. is the " pioneer member " of the Form, being the only one who learned her A, B, C ' s at Traf. She has always been a loyal member of the Form, and has played on the Form Basketball team. Pet[| Aversion — Hard-boiled eggs and second child- hood. Favourite Expression — " I ' m so thrilled. " Favourite Pastime — Studying. NANCY ARCHIBALD (1921-29) " Good temper oils the wheels of life. " Nancy has been with us since the First Form, and has always contributed the saving grace — good nature. She is a member of the Form Basketball team. Pet Aversion — June bugs. Favourite Expression — Nancy does not give way to these little weaknesses! Favourite Pastime — Reading. BETTY BUTLER (1922-29) " But, for mine own part, it was Gree}{ to me. " Betty has laughed her way through school! She is a " good sport, " and we hope that when she leaves we won ' t be left behind. Pet Aversion — Extra Latin. Favourite Expression — " Let ' s go downtown and eat. " Favourite Pastime — Losing combs. 55 I The Sixth of 1928-29 HELEN HENDERY C1927 -29) " ' J othing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. " " Helen hasn ' t been with us for very long, but we wonder how we ever got along before she came! Pet Aversion — Mice. Favourite Expression — ' Tl! just have to think about it. " Favourite Pastime — Cleaning the board (7). BEATRICE HARVEY (1927-29) " Be wisely worldly hut not worldly wise. " " Although Bea came only last year we feel as though she had been with us for ages. She is our Form " Chauf ' feur, " and we are all very grateful to her for her generosity (especially on rainy days !) Pet Aversion — Being asked questions. Favourite Expression — " Goody, goody gum-drop! " Favourite Pastime — Closing the windows. BETTY BRICE (1928-29) On their own merits modest men are dumb. " This is Betty ' s first year at Traf. but she quickly won popularity because of her sunny disposition and willmg- ness to help. She is the Form Musician and often plays for us at recess. Pet Aversion — Ringing the 1.15 bell. Favourite Expression " Sweety. " Favourite Pastime Walking. f 5 The Sixth of 1928-29 LORRAINE WARD (1925-29) " He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still. ' ' Lorraine is the debater of our Form. She is one of the Advertising Managers of the Mag., and she has played on the School Basketball team. She won her T.B.B. this year. Pet Aversion — Republics. Favourite Expression — (?) Favourite Pastime — Collecting ads for the Mag. (?) GRETA LARMINIE (1925-29) " " Where more is meant than meets the eye. ' ' Greta is also one of the " Intelligentsia " of Form VI. Although she is small she could hardly be called in ' significant ! Pet Aversion — Writing essays. Favourite Expression — Same as Gretchen. Favourite Pastime — Letting her hair grow. MARY STRACHAN (1926-29) " And wisely tell what hour o ' the day The cloc does stride hy Algebra. " Mary came in Form IV and ever since has been our leading mathematician. She has been a valuable mem- ber of the Form Basketball team. Pet Aversion — Exams. Favourite Expression — " What ' s this? " Favourite Pastime — Making a noise. I 57 1 The Sixth of 1928-29 LORRAINE SLESSOR (1926-29) ' ' Just to he glad the whole day through. ' We unanimously vote Lorraine a " good sport. " She has played on the Form Basketball team, and is one of the most helpful members of the Form. Pet Aversion — Writing the date in Latin. Favourite Expression — " Cute, eh? " Favourite Pastime — Trying to concentrate. MARION WILSON (1925-29) " And sti7 they stared and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all she new. ' ' Last but not least comes Marion, our " distinguishing feature. " She has won a Certificate every year for exceL lent work. Although quiet, she is full of fun. Pet Aversion — Mumps! Favourite Expression — " My dear, I don ' t know a thing! " Favourite Pastime — Riding. I 58 Sixth Form Prophecy MANY years ago — in 1929 to be exact — a " Sixth " left " Traf. ' ' as every other " Sixth " has left, and they are gone — but not forgotten! For Marjorie Lynch ' s Times has kept us all in touch with one another. This is Montreal ' s leading paper, and on its staff we find two more of the Sixth of ' 29. Mary Strachan gives sage advice to all who are lovelorn or who desire to know their correct weight, etc., in Mary ' s Morning Mail Bag (page 12). Lorraine Slessor attends all important social functions, so that the world in general may read in the Times who " served the ices " and what each lady wore. Audrey Doble, an ardent promoter of women ' s rights, has her headquarters in a cosy little office some twenty stories above Monkland Avenue in the centre of the business district. We find Bea Harvey, a far ' famed politician, in Ottawa. Helen Hendery is in Alberta. She has a debating society, and in her spare time she invents a painless method of imbibing algebra (pills or wafers, we are not sure which). Marion Wilson, our Botanist, is in Australia " looking into the apple question, " and making a scientific report for the Times of " what would happen if a Brussels sprout grew up? " Greta Larminie and Kay Wood are in Asia Minor, where they recently superintended the unearthing of the seventh civilisation under Tyre. Nancy Archibald and Audrey Ellis live together in Paris. Nancy is a famous writer and Audrey has distinguished herself as a children ' s portrait painter. Betty Brice has had a brilliant social career in London. We find Lorraine Ward in the Canadian delegation to the League of Nations (in the interests of monarchy). Betty Butler is Secretary to the Canadian Ambassador in the Argentine. Gretchen is the only one who is married so far. She has three little girls, whom she " dresses " in the morning. Gretch is usually to be found in the afternoon on the golf links playing champion- ship games. These distinguished women have only started their careers and are still on the way to greater glory. Anne Byers, Form Upper VL V4PEX 3hi3Jt Icij bi tme, thx- couc jh. and =,014 . OLk. -UeDGu- tKjan. tKe. Cjurc B. Butler, FormlUpper.VI. 59 Form Lower VI Row; Sylvia Fosbi ' .ry, Marcaret Stewart, Betty Lane Second Row Maida Truax, Nancy Stockinc {ViccPresid nt), Hoi ' E Laurie (President), Catherin e Robinson Third Row Jean Darlinc, Barbara Mackay, Marianne Hill, Isabel Ewing Fourth Row Lois Paterson, Vivian Lowe, Elizabeth Elliott f 6ol Lower Sixth Form Quotations Jean Darling Isabel Ewing Elizabeth Elliott Sylvia Fosbery Marianne Hill Betty Lane Hope Laurie Vivian Lowe Barbara Mackay Lois Paterson Catherine Robinson Margaret Stewart Nancy Stocking Maida Truax ' And virtue is her own reward. " ' He that is not with me is against me. " ' As good as a play. " ' I am not in the role of common men. " ' Pleased with a rattle, Tickled with a straw. " ' Mistress of herself though China fall. " ' One who never turned his back but marched breast forward. " ' Her ways are ways of pleasantness And all her paths are peace. " ' There is no new thing under the sun ! ' . ' ' ' While I was musing the fire burned. " ' Time is the needle to the pole. Oh, as the dial to the sun. " ' A merry heart goes all the way. " ' O, so light a foot Will ne ' er wear out the everlasting flint. ' Sighed and looked unutterable things. " Lower Sixth Form Prophecy The Lower Sixth one rainy day, Desiring much to know their fate, Acquired a crystal ball some way, And what they found Vll now relate. First Hope peered in, we all pressed round And there she was, a racquet in her hand, Receiving cups and praise mid clamorous sound. Next Caddy looked, we saw a foreign land, A group of cannibals with curly hair Staring at Caddy while she told her tale. The ball foretold for Nan — but stop right there, Take it for granted it concerned some male. Next there appeared within the crystal clear A stage with trapeze, ropes and booms and bars. Isabel at work with neither qualm nor fear. The scene shifted to a room of gorgeous cars, IVe heard it said the woman always pays, But Libby ' s Dad looked green about the gills. And now appeared Sylvia somewhat in a daze. From a large bottle feeding infants pills. We snickered — there arose to meet our gaze A somewhat older Bobbie in a smock. Designing furniture to suit all days, f 6i I Beside her Maida in another frock, Still groaning she had not a thing to wear. Next appeared " multious " sheets of tricky numbers, Above which Vivian sat with rumpled hair, It faded — was seen a bed where Marianne slumbers, And as we peered she giggled even there. Then to the far and sunny land of France Lois and Margaret, with a weighty book. Still struggling over verbs with no advance. A group of youthful guides with shining faces. At Jean ' s command find their accustomed places. Now every one we said has had a look. Except the " wildish " western Betty Lane, Who looked — alas, the crystal broke beneath the strain. Betty Lane, Form Lower VL Missionary Representatives Form Upper VL — Kathryn Wood Lower VL — Catherine Robinson Upper V. — Betty Miner Lower V. — Vivian Walker IVa. — Evelyn Bryant IVb. — Jean Harvie IIIa. — JoAN Bann Form IIIb. — Megan Owen Lower IIL Special — Lois Fosbery Upper IL — Anna Thompson IL — Frances Brown Remove — Mary Grant Upper L — Janet Porteous L — Lois Malcolm Mission Box Collection Federated Charities $100.00 The Grace Dart Home 50.00 Old Brewery Mission 50.00 Labrador Cot ' . 60.00 Children ' s Hospital 140.00 $400.00 Miss B. " Virginia, if you ask another question Lll send you out of the room. " Vircinia (puzzled) - " But why? " Miss H. sends E. E. to their form room to get some chalk for the Lab. E. E. returns with two small pieces. Miss H. " Why, Elizabeth, is that all the chalk we have? " E. E. " We haven ' t even got that much now! " House Senior Quotations Marjorie Lynch Barbara MacKay Elizabeth Elliott Betty Lane Vivian Lowe Rosamond Perry Helen Blaylock Theo Barclay Betty Turner Pauline Scott NoRAH McGinnis Helen McLaggan Polly Shand Frances Jones Gretchen Tooke House Skilled he was in sports and pastimes. Hast so much wit and mirth and spleen about thee There is no living with thee or without thee. And all went merry as a wedding bell. Allured to brighter worlds and led the way. He makes a solitude and calls it peace. A pretty girl, and in her kinder eyes Just that soft shade of green we sometimes see In evening skies. Righteousness exalteth a nation. The man that blushes is not quite a rogue. War to the knife. For we that live to please must please to live. To dash through thick and thin. Eternal sunshine settles on its head. I cannot tell how the truth may be, I say the tale as ' twas said to me. And panting time toiled after him in vain. She ' s little but she ' s wise. They ' re safe m such a fortress. A Topsy-Turvy Day In the morning when the bell gets up, For us lazy people to be rung; We put on our face and wash our clothes, And in our cupboard our bed is hung. And when the breakfast food does call us. In the dining room we eat our bell, Then we go for a half hour stairs, And line up on the walk pell mell. f 63 1 We go over to the school to play, But we have recess in which we learn ; We have to stay in the old fresh air, While for the Latin we do yearn. We have a dinner time to lie down. And then a rest in which we eat; All through the meal weVe not in silence. We shuffle our voices and talk with our feet. After that we have a long hour ' s walk, Where we do our home work for yesterday; Then we have two whole hours of study, Where we can laugh and shout and play. Then at night when we are all awake. We comb our hands and wash our heads; Then we go to sleep on the window And in warm weather open our beds. Anna Stevenson. Form IIIb. The Trafalgar Ghost WHERE do I live, what am I doing, where am I going? asks Nigger. Well, I live at Trafalgar and I am on my way to give someone a fright. Who am I? Oh dear, but you are inquisitive. Why I am the " Trafalgar Ghost " ; who do you suppose I am? I have been in this house a great deal longer than you have, and have seen many generations of girls come and go (but you would never guess that; I have kept my youthful appearance so well), and you have only seen one. I will tell you all my history if you will only keep it secret. My home is in the " Upper Dorm, " between Phyllis Green ' s cubicle and the cupboard; there is a passage — no, of course I shan ' t show you how to get in — that leads into a large room, where I live. The one inconvenience of this is that on Thursday nights the laundry paper in the basket always rattles and I am so afraid someone will find me. Just the other night my glasses dropped in the middle of the dorm, floor, and Miss Nichol ' s door opened. She is the person I am most afraid of discovery from; she always seems to be either coming out of or going into her room, just as I start on my evening round. I am lucky to be blessed with a sense of humour, because the girls do say the nastiest things about me in the mornings when they awake and find their books lying open on the floor, their letters all over the cubies, their animals in odd places, and a picture or two broken! They don ' t seem to understand that it is only natural for me to want to see all that is going on in my dorm. It was so funny to hear Anna Stevenson say the other day, " Oh dear, look at this gym stocking of Evelyn ' s, it has another hole in it and I thought I had mended them all; how maddening! " Of course it was all my fault. When I went into her room to try her new perfume, I dropped the scissors on her sister ' s stockings and hence the hole. f (H } Betty Turner was really the funniest thing when she accused " Bobby " of taking her bobby pins, and that she just had to have them or she could not go down to supper, and again it was only I. Why shouldn ' t I try all these inventions? I grant my hair is thin and gray, but I do think the bobby pin a most excellent thing. The only objection I have in the " Upper " is the bath salts Norah McGinnis uses. Why don ' t people use lavender, as they did when I was at school here? Yesterday Helen McLaggan came running upstairs into the dormitory and said she would never practise in room " i6 " again, because it was haunted ! I had just been there for Betty Turner ' s bobby pin, which I had lost; so for once I really succeeded in giving someone a good fright. Nigger, mind your manners, and don ' t you yawn so broadly. I will tell you something to wake you up. A week ago when I went down to the lower dorm, to see Marjorie Lynch ' s new coat, just as I opened the cupboard door my skirt caught in a mouse ' trap — I thought you would wake up at that — well, I shan ' t go on, just to punish you. Good-bye for now, Nigger, and do come up and see me, and we will play some good tricks on the " Upper! " Barbara MacKay, Form Lower VI. Upon Returning to " Traf " in One Hundred Years " Oh, mother, hurry up or we shall be late, " said Mary. " Have you got all your trunks? " said Mother. " Oh, why, why won ' t the chauffeur hurry? " cried Mary. " There he is up here! " The aeroplane landed. " To the Earth, " said Mother; and they started off. As they came nearer Earth, Mary said, " It seems funny to be going back to dear old Traf. again. " They landed in England and from there took an aeroplane to Montreal. The ' plane landed, and the wings folded, and it became an automobile. " Oh, hello, everybody! Had a nice holiday? Are there many new girls? " cried Mary, after she had left her mother and gone to her cubicle. " Hello, Mary! " said Jean her best friend. " Let me introduce you to Ruth Smith. " " How do you do; and where do you come from? " said Ruth. " I come from Mercury; where do you come from? " said Mary. " I just come from Calcutta, India, " answered Ruth. " Oh, you lucky thing, you can go home on Saturday afternoons; I can only go for week-ends. " You needn ' t grumble, Mary, I can only go home at Christmas and Easter because it takes a day and a night to get to Neptune, " said Jean. " What time do we get up here? " asked Ruth. " Do we have to get up for breakfast? " " We have to be dressed at nine o ' clock. See this button? Well you push that when you want your breakfast, and a little door slides to one side and your breakfast is on a tray, which comes up as soon as you push the button " said Mary. " What do we do after that? " asked Ruth. " We go for a hated drive in a Rolls-Royce roadster, one for each two girls, " said Mary. " Oh, how awful! " said Ruth. " I wish we could go for a fly instead. What time does school begin and end, and what do we do all day? " " School begins at nine forty-five and ends at twelve-thirty. We have lunch in the girls ' lounge. " After that we do what we like and then have to go for another drive for an hour. If you have special permission you can go shopping in New York for an hour. " When we come in we have tea in the girls ' drawing-room. Then we have study in our sitting room. After that we change for dinner which we have in the dining-room by ourselves. We can order what we like. After dinner we go to an opera or movie-tone. We can choose whichever we like. Sometimes we go to Paris or London or just to New York. Then we go to bed. " It doesn ' t sound especially nice, but I suppose one gets used to it, " said Ruth. " Oh, yes, we all really love it here, although we do grumble sometimes. " Anna Stevenson, Form IIIb. f 65 1 The Jungle As we stand here m the jungle edge And gaze through the gathering gloom, We see little monkeys perched on their ledge Who chatter to us of our doom. We stay not to ponder how silent ' tis grown, The call of the wild lures us on; Tomorrow we push to the far unknown Into the jungle at dawn. Birds of the rarest plumage are there. With a wealth of wondrous folk, And high above in the sun ' Warmed air They sing in the giant oak. I know that below there are waters foul And paths where dangers lie, Where the bear and the lion in hunger prowl And horrible creatures cry. But the jungle calls. Come on; come on! And the lust for adventure wins, So tomorrow we start at the crack o ' dawn. While the chattering monkey grins. Says he, Proceed, but watch your feet As you enter these paths of gloom. For never a sunlit glade you ' ll greet And short is the path to the tomb. Phyllis Green, Form IV I 66 II The Montreal Mendlessohn Choir EIGHT O ' CLOCK on the evening of April 15th found the Fifth and Sixth Form boarders arrayed in " Simple Whites " on the front stairs with the usual murmured complaints about dirty gloves, and hair that " just won ' t stay put, " coming from all sides in stage whispers. A concert is always an event in a boarder ' s life and this was to be given in the Win dsor Hotel by the Montreal Mendelssohn Choir — surely further comments are superfluous! The entertainment began with a Part Song, " Feasting I Watch, " by Sir Edward Elgar, who is, as our programme said, " Probably the most brilliant and famous of modern English composers. " Several numbers followed, among them being " The Swallow, " by Mary E. Coleridge, " Border Ballad, " by Sir Walter Scott, and the well-known folk-song, " The Keel Row. " The singing was then varied with a group of violin solos played by Miss Ibolyka Gyarfas, " Larghetto, " by Handel; " Anglaise " and " ' Variations, " by Tartine, which moved even the most unmusical of us to wonder and admiration. The Choir continued with a song called " Cherry Stones " which sent a titter of approval along the Traf line. How often have we said " Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor " over our breakfast prune-stones! Little did we think we would ever hear those words outside the portals of Traf! Another item which delighted us was " Rolling down to Rio. " Once more we imagined ourselves singling lustily at last year ' s closing, and we wondered if we had put half as much life and zest into the words as the men of the Choir did. Such songs as these, not forgetting the familiar " It was a Lover and his Lass, " added interest to the performance for " Us Trafites. " The climax of the programme was reached when Miss Gyarfas returned for another group of solos. Among these was " La Capricciosa, " written for and dedicated to Miss Gyarfas by Franz Reis. Words fail to express the beauty and depth of feeling with which this number was played — we all feel it was a privilege to hear her. " Bobby Shaftoe, " sung by the Choir, made a most delightful finale to a most delightful pro- gramme. We returned to school with the last two lines ringing in our ears — " He ' ll come back and marry me, Hurrah for Bobby Shaftoe! " Marjorie Lynch, Form Upper VI. Anxious Junior: " Do you have to get your matric to get married? " Room: " I ' ve looked all over for my blazer; where can it be? " Mate: " Have you looked upstairs? " Room: Oh, that ' s another story! " The Sleigh Drive WHO says thirteens are unlucky? I grant it was a Wednesday, but then it was a thirteenth that we had " The Sleigh Drive. " Everyone was ready, bundled up in four or five sweaters, parading silently downstairs to go out. " Oh, it ' s so hot! Why on earth doesn ' t that old sleigh come! I ' m so hot. " We had been waiting patiently for half an hour, and were getting rather rattled. " It ' s here, it ' s here! " was welcome news as we benevolently beamed on the news- carrier. " Quick! I bags that seat! Phil, I think you mean! Don ' t take all the room! " At last all were settled, standing, of course. The driver had forgotten the seats but that was a mere detail. f 67I On and on, along Sherbrooke Street to get the seats. You might be interested to know we bumped into several cars (or nearly did) on the way. We finally got the seats put in and were just starting to get cold, when off we jumped to keep warm. All went well till Betty Turner found the road was hitting her face. Up she valiantly struggled only to fall again. By this time, the sleigh, not knowing of this sudden tragedy, went faster and faster ' till all poor Betty could do was to shout, and by the help of willing hands was safely lodged once more in the sleigh. Songs arose from all sides. " Alouette " from one end and " My Bonnie " from the other. " Good- night, Ladies " was sung in the middle of the sleigh drive, but nobody minded that. It seemed to me the night grew colder every moment and it was such a help to hear someone call out every now and then " I ' m just as warm as toast! " All good things end somehow and I think everyone was sorry to see the school again. But thanks to Miss Randall we had hot cocoa and rolls, which tasted very good after that cold sleigh drive, and to which we all did justice. A few froze their toes (or thought they didj, but we will disregard that as an unpleasant detail. Thus ended " The Great Sleigh Drive of 1929. " I hope we have another next year, don ' t you? Constance Grier, Form IIIb. Phyllis Green, Form IVa. The Isadora Duncan Dancers SIGHS and groans of despair greeted the announcement that the boarders were doomed to an " afternoon in " on the first Saturday after our Easter holidays. But our hearts rose when the news spread (rumours travel quickly at Traf.) that we were all going to see the " Duncan Dancers " at the Princess. Picture, if you can, thirty-three boarders straggling into the theatre in a long " croc " ! At last we were all settled in our seats (having afforded no little amusement to all around us), and the performance began. The first number entitled " Slow March " was a great disappointment to all of us — our un- artistic minds failed completely to find any grace or beauty in it. But the Scarf Dance, which followed, quite overcame all our disappointment and we thoroughly enjoyed the rest of the programme. Part II consisted of a series of dances interpretive of Chopin ' s " Prelude in E Minor, " " Valse Brillante, " " Polonaise in A Minor " and other compositions. We had never realized that such effectiveness could be gained by merely running and jumping — it looked so easy. We discovered afterwards, to our sorrow, that it really was not ! Then came a group of dances called " Impressions of Revolutionary Russia. " This part of the programme was probably the one which interested us most, as the dancers sang an accom- paniment to each number. " Dubinusha " or the " Workmen ' s Song " reminded many of us of " The Volga Boatmen. " The dancers, by the perfection of their poses, giving the impression of heavy strain and great physical exertion which must characterize the life of a Russian boatman. The programme was concluded with a " Russian Girl Scout Dance " which proved most inter- esting. The words of the accompanying song sounded, to many of us, something like — " Weei, weei, witchee, wi, Weei, witchee wi " — but our programmes told us that, when translated from Russian, the words were — " One, two, three, fearless are we; We are fearless. " In short, every one of the thirty-three Trafites was ready to agree that never had she imagined so much grace and agility coupled with such simplicity. We were indeed grateful to Irma Duncan and her dancers for giving us such a pleasant " Saturday in. " Marjcmuf Lynch, Form Upper VI. I 68 I House Note-Paper Before going to press, we feel that some mention should be made of one of the most interesting events of the year as far as the House is concerned — namely, the acquisition of school note paper. We had always looked forward to a time when we would write our Sunday letters inspired by the sight of " Spem successus dlit " at the top of the page, but we did not imagine that our hopes would be so soon realized. We are very grateful indeed to the girls who made the suggestion, and we hope that the boarders of future years will enjoy the note ' paper as much as we of ' 29 have done. Marjorie Lynch. He — " A doctor says that we are what we eat. " She — - " Then how did you happen to pick out prunes as a steady diet? " Professor Wogglebug, F.S.A.A. Ladies and Gentlemen — This is station TRAF, broadcasting this evening from Montreal. I have been asked to announce the latest arrival to our happy throng. Professor William Wilburt Wogglebug, F.S.A.A., that is, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in Austria. He is a very wel- come stranger and seems to like his new surroundings very well, though at times it is rather lonely, as everybody is away all morning and most of the afternoon. However, on the whole, he is en- joying himself very much, he says, but Til just let him speak to you himself. Dear Friends — Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I would just like to take this op ' portunity of telling ycu a little about life in the Upper Dormitory, here at Trafalgar. I am the latest innovation, being the eleventh. I really come from Vienna, Austria, and naturally I find this a great change from my home-life. I have never been accustomed to living with so many, and of course, there are certain advantages, and also disadvantages, but my companions are all young girls, which is very pleasant indeed. I find it very hard to resign myself to the preposterously early hour at which we arise, but, on the other hand, I do not think I could possibly prepare myself for breakfast in any shorter time. As it is, I usually have to slip in after the meal has begun. The trouble is, it is not usual to have gentlemen at the meals here, and I have to make myself as inconspicuous as possible, and sit in a very cramped position. However, better that than starve, as I most assuredly would, because now one can ' t find even a crumb of chocolate or biscuit in the cupboards or laundry bags. After breakfast the cubicles have to be tidied, and the girls go over to school at nine, after the walk. During the morning, sometimes a lady comes around and puts a letter on a white card outside the door, and whenever I hear her coming, I have to just sit still and look nice and neat. After that I go out and skate, and by the time lunch is ready, I am really quite hungry. We always have soup at lunch, and it makes me so annoyed because I can ' t possibly manage to balance a plate of soup on my knee in the corner, and !69l I am really very fond of soup, much more so than of the pudding which usually comes later. After dinner one reads a book for a while and remembers to speak in whispers. Then there is skating, and after that, study. I never study, of course, it is so boring. The only thing I really care about is my EngHsh, and it is coming on quite nicely, I think. After supper we have prayers, and I always manage to get my knee-breeches so dirty, because they persist in forgetting to put a chair out for me, and the corner is somewhat dusty. Then we have mail, and I listen in vain for my name to be called out. I guess my old Austrian friends have forgotten me, or else they are scattered all over the world too. There is one thing I particularly like about this country though, and that is the skating. I am becoming quite an adept at that art, in spite of a sore back, and very bruised knees. In the evening after study, we sing, sew, or dance, according to the day, and later we have visiting. Then comes my " Waterloo " indeed. I get thrown all over the place, my pride is wounded, and my dignity positively stamped on! I am really quite worn out by the time is over. After " lights out " our fun begins. We are — but I must not give away secrets. You will have to board at Trafalgar to know what happens after lights out, my friends, I fear that I am beginning to bore you with so long an account, and so I will wish you all " Good Night. " NoRAH McGiNNis, Form Upper V. The Pirates of Penzance The news spread that Miss Gumming had bought tickets for the theatre ! Only a few ' twas said. The question now arose, who were the lucky ones to be? That evening all was settled; of course the weather was included, for it always rams when " Traf. boarders " go to the theatre. Nine of us piled into the taxi and started merrily on our way to The Pirates of Penzance and Trial by Jury. Hopes were high; and nothing was left to be desired, both were marvellous. Nine boarders sat in a row and enjoyed every minute of the performance. Trial by Jury was first on the programme, the whole spirit of it was charming and the costumes very attractive. The judge caused much amusement. In fact the whole line of boarders was doubled in two. Even the dullest of us understood and appreciated the jokes. That was our lucky night, for we saw " two in one. " The Pirates of Penzance was enjoyed im- mensely by all, and especially the song about the weather, for we boarders always resort to the topic of the weather when others fail to favour. Sir Henry Lytton played the part of Major-General Stanley. We were very fortunate in seeing him for he does not always appear now. He plays the part excellently and was the main spirit of the play. 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While shouts of laughter filled the room And silent lulls were few. They toasted " old girls, " " new girls " too, They cheered till they were hoarse; Remarks about " my favour " flew — All read their rhymes of course. When they had eaten all they could They to the garden went; They talked and laughed, as school girls should When they on fun are bent. When half an hour had passed away. The drawing-room they sought. Where game and dance and song and play Set old dull Care at naught. But all good things must end you know — Their hour came at last. And boarders all, though loth to go. Knew another year had passed. If you have been a Trafite too, You ' ll understand my rhyme. You ' ll know this is no custom new. But one that ' s old as Time; You ' ll know just what a merry fete Those boarder-banquets are — But to better that of ' 28 Means work for Trafalgar ! Marjorie Lynch, Form Upper VI. f 73 I Virginia McLean MARVELLOUS! " gaspedmy somewhat plump neighbour who had apparently been holding her breath throughout the whole performance of Bach ' s Italian Concerto with which Virginia McLean opened her Pianoforte Recital at the Ritz Carlton — and that was, I imagine, the opinion, if slightly less audible, of everyone who was fortunate enough to hear it. From the minute the pianist walked on to the stage a hush fell over the audience. Her face wore a detached expression — almost as if she were completely unaware of the crowded rows of people in front of her. She bowed without even a smile, then seating herself at the piano began to play. With the first note reality faded and I was conscious only of dim lights, a slim dark girl in a yellow frock seated at a beautiful piano out of which she seemed to be calling an indescribable something — sometimes the music swelled to a brilliant crescendo, then faded to almost a whisper — every note as clear as the trill of the bird, whether soft or loud, slow or lightning quick. The thunderous applause which broke out as she rose from the piano expressed more fully than mere words the unanimous opinion of her audience. After an interval of a few minutes, during which a buzz of exclamations and praise for the youthful artiste filled the room, she came back and played Mozart ' s Sonata in A Major with the same exquisite perfection. And, so the programme continued with compositions of Schumann, Brahms, and finally as a concluding presentation three short pieces by Debussys. Our last glimpse showed her standing before the audience surrounded by beautiful flowers — unconsciously making an exquisite picture — bowing m acknowledgment of the applause which refused to die away. We arrived back at school tremendously impressed, and so to bed still feeling a trifle in the clouds but with gratitude in our hearts for the thoughtfulness of Miss Cumming and Miss Bryan for making such a pleasure possible. Betty Lane, Form Lower VL Cautionary Tales for Boarders One failing had Selina Strong — She roused the morn with bursts of song. Nor musical was this dear child; Her choruses were rude and wild. Once, as her powers she thus evoked. Oh! sad to say — Selina choked. They bore the maiden to her bed, And as she breathed her last she said, " Friends, never raise your voices higher Than I shall in the angel choir. " One great defect had Aggie Ayers — She always jumped the dormy stairs. One day she ran, she slipped, she fell — Heartrending was the maiden ' s yell! They rushed First Aid to Aggie there, But she was past all human care. And as she neared her tragic death She whispered with her latest breath, " Dear friends, take warning from my fate. Descend the stairs at modest rate; Tip ' toe about both night and day. " With that, poor Aggie passed away. E. Smith Wood. 174 I Trafalgar House Athletic Association The annual meeting of the Trafalgar House Athletic Association was held on the 19th of October, 1928. The following committee was elected for i928 ' 29. Honorary Adviser .Miss Gumming Chairman Miss Nicholl Captain Marjorie Lynch Vice-Captain Barbara Mackay Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Elliott Conveners Helen Mylks, Theo Barclay, (after Nov. 11) Rosamund Perry BASKETBALL There have been two matches played between the House and the School this year. The first match was played on October 27th and ended in a victory for the School, the score being 36-26. The House team was as follows — Shooters — Evelyn Boughton, Theo Barclay Centres — Marjorie Lynch, Anna Stevenson Guards — Barbara Mackay, Pauline Scott The second match, which also resulted in a victory for the day girls, was played on December 8th, the score being 46-41. The House team was as follows — Shooters — Theo Barclay, Polly Shand Centres — Barbara Mackay, Rosamund Perry • Guards — Marjorie Lynch, Pauline Scott TENNIS Owing to the very late Fall a great deal of tennis was played last year. A Tennis Tournament was begun in the Fall and was finished in the Spring. The finals were keenly contested and Marjorie Lynch was successful in winning the Cup. STRIPES On Friday, January i8th. House stripes were awarded to the six girls whom the committee considered to have shown the best spirit in all games. They were: Marjorie Lynch Evelyn Boughton Barbara Mackay Rosamund Perry Pauline Scott Theo Barclay On March 7th, stripes were awarded to — Helen Blaylock - Phyllis Green Betty Turner Margaret Anderson Anna Stevenson Gonstance Grier MERIT BADGES An election was held m March, 1928, for the House badges, which are awarded annually to the girls who have shown the best ability and spirit in the House games. The girls of this year were: Elizabeth Train Marjorie Lynch f 75 1 Fourteenth Company Report E WERE all very glad to welcome Miss Evelyn Howard and Miss Isobel Holland back this year as our Captain and Lieutenant. This year nine new Guides joined the Company and two first-class Brownies " flew ' up " and received their wings. We were very sorry at Christmas to lose two of our patroMeaders, Barbara Tooke and Betty Stewart. Instead of choosing two new leaders, we decided to combine the two patrols, with Janet Cameron as the leader. The Honour Flag Competition was held in our own hall this year instead of in the Guards Armory as before. Unfortunately we made a mistake in our instructions and lost all marks for the bed which we should have made, not only furnished. In the Rally this year we are going to do signalling together with the sixtyfourth and two outside companies. On the whole, it has been a successful year, and on the part of every Guide I wish to thank Miss Howard and Miss Holland for the help which they have given us. Cynthia Bazin, Oriole Patrol. Sixty-Fourth Company Report We all welcome Miss B. Carter, our new Captain, very warmly and wish to thank her for all she has done for this Company. In October the Brownies who wished to become Guides and the recruits were enrolled. Last Spring one of our Patrol Leaders, Jean Darling, won her first ' class badge. She is now going to be a Ranger. The Honour Flag Competition was held at each Company ' s Headquarters this year instead of in the Grenadier Guards Armory as previously. In our division this Company came third. For the Competition we made a four-poster doll ' s bed and a nature alphabet. On May iSth the Guides of this city will hold their Annual Rally. This Company with two others are going to signal Welcome to Lady Willingdon in Morse code. We are going to sing a song and help form the Union Jack. Shirley Stevenson, Kingfisher Patrol. f 7 ' 11 Advice from a Brownie ROWNIE ALICE was walking through a field, when she came upon a rather large mushroom. ' As she came closer, she noticed a caterpillar sitting on it. " Hullo! Who on earth are you? " said the caterpillar. " I am Alice and I am a Brownie sixer, " said Alice proudly. " Who are you? " " That ' s none of your business; the point is, what is a brownie or whatever you call it and what do they do? " said the caterpillar. " A Brownie, " said Alice, " is a little girl who tries to do a good deed every day and is kind and helpful. I have just been to our brownie meeting — we have them every week — and we had such fun, two girls passed their second class, and Brown Owl told us that in two weeks we are going to have a Brownie Rally. " " What on earth, " said the caterpillar, " is a Brown Owl, unless you mean old Fluffy who lives in the old oak; and a second class — why, my goodness, my child is in the seventh class in school, and you, a great big girl, only in the second class — it ' s absurd. " " Oh, please, sir! " cried Alice, " I don ' t mean that kind of second class, I mean a Brownie second class. That means that you know how to darn, and how to lay a table, and know all about the Union Jack, and other things like that. After you have passed your second class, you try and pass your first class, it is much harder, but lots of Brownies have passed it. When I am a little older, I am going to try and pass it. " " What a lot of rubbish you are talking, " said the caterpillar, " I don ' t understand at all. " At this point Alice felt very much like running away, but she remembered that she was a Brownie. " Well, " said the caterpillar, " I must go now. Good-bye. " And he was gone. " Well, " said Alice, " I tried to be nice to him; but I don ' t think he understood me — anyway it must be tea-time. " Janet Dobell, Form Upper I. I 77! Trafalgar Athletic Association Committee Hon. President Miss Gumming Hon. Adviser Miss Bryan Chairman Miss Nicholl Captain Hope Laurie Vice ' Captain Marjorie Lynch Secretary Nancy Stocking Fifth Form Representative Barbara Tooke Gymnasium Officers 1928-29 Form Captain Lieutenant Up. VL Audrey Doble Marjorie Lynch Low. VL Hope Laurie Nancy Stocking Up. V. Alma Howard Cynthia Bazin Low. V. Barbara Tooke Theo. Barclay IVa. Barbara Haydon Betty DeBrisay IVb. Sheilagh Sullivan _ Norma Roy IIIa. Peggy Oliver Mary Cross IIIb. Peggy Chapman Barbara Tirbutt Up. n. Anna Thompson Mimi Languedoc IL Frances Brown Nancy Murray Up. L — Remove Griselda Archibald Patricia Plant L Lois Malcolm Jane Seely Games Officers 1928-29 Form Captain Vice-Captain Up. VL Marjorie Lynch Lorraine Ward Low. VL Hope Laurie Maida Truax Up. V. Joan Archibald Janet Cameron Low. V. Eloise Fairie Barbara Tooke IVa. Ruth Massey Evelyn Boughton IVb. Editha Wood Margot Seely IIIa. Mary Pae Joan Bann Up. II. Dorothy Haydon Phyllis Mussell II. Doreen Dann Jeanne Languedoc Up. I. — Remove Griselda Archibald Patricia Plant I. Lois Malcolm Jane Seely I7«I The Mitchell Cup We would like to take the opportunity of thanking the Hon. Walter G. Mitchell for the Tennis Cup he presented to the School. We will not forget Eileen, Pauline and Patricia who were with us for six years and took an active part in school life, excelling in all sports. Tennis Hope Laurie repeated her last year ' s victory m winning the School Senior Tennis Championship in the final match with Nancy Stocking. Inter-Form Finals lc2?-29 Upper V won the Cup in the Form Tennis Matches. Marjorie Lynch and Hope Laurie were the representatives playing. Badminton Unfortunately Badminton has not proved as popular this year as we had hoped. Basketbal still appears to be the leading game. Skating The rink was used extensively for skating this year and enjoyed particularly by the younger girls. On several occasions the boarders had the pleasure of skating at night. The Gymnastic Competition 1928 The InterTorm Gymnastic Competition was held on June 3rd, 1928. All forms had worked hard to make their own the best and the total marks showed that the competition was close. The shield was won in the Senior School by Form Upper V and in the Junior School by Form Upper L The judges were Miss Wain and Miss Harvey. The shield awarded to the best albround captain in the school was won by Carol Ross, captain of Form Upper VL The Gymnastic Demonstration 1928 ON THE evening of March 8th, there was great excitement at school. Crowds of parents sat in the Assembly Hall, in a state of great anticipation. In the classrooms below there was still more excitement, as the girls waited eagerly but nervously for their turn upstairs. Outside the Hall we doorkeepers were anxiously waiting for the performance to bagin, trying to keep calm but fearful of making mistakes. The first item was Junior Drill and Races, which was received with great enthusiasm by the spectators. After this came balancing by the Fifth and Sixth Forms, who did the difficult exercises very well. This year, instead of drill, the Fifth Form gave an exhibition of figure ' marching. This was one of the most popular features of the evening, especially the huge " T " which was formed at the end. All the other forms did drill of different kinds. The Sixth Form musical drill was very graceful. ff 79l There were three dances on the programme. These were a Scandinavian dance, the Galliard and " Fairy Revels. " All three were very pretty, especially the " Fairy Revels, " in which dainty elves and fairies took part. Ropes and horse, as usual, received great applause. At the end of the evening we all gathered, tired but happy, for the Grand March, and the badges for Gym. Officers were awarded by Canon Gower-Rees, after a short address by Mr. R. O. Sweezey. We are very grateful to Dorothy Ward for playing for us, and to Miss NichoU for the great pains she has taken to make the Demonstration a success, and we wish to extend to both our most sincere thanks. Jean Harvie, Form IVb. BASKETBALL 1928-29 House and School Matches The School Team won the two matches played with the House. The games were both good and closely contested. Final Inter-Form Match Lower V and Lower VI had a hard fight for the Senior Inter-Form Cup. The game resulted in a victory for Lower V, Captain, Barbara Tooke. Score 38-26. The Junior Inter-Form Basketball was won by Form Upper II. Score 27-20. Basketball League The Private Schools Basketball League has completed its third year. Last year Weston won the Championship which has, however, reverted once more to Trafalgar. The games have all been exciting and closely contested, each school playing six. During the entire season, Trafalgar lost only one game, the first with Weston. This year the Second Team has come into existence and has helped to promote popularity in the game. The schedule is as follows : — Weston Miss Edgar ' s Study Trafalgar Total Weston 0 2 2 8 2 2 0 Miss Edgar ' s 2 2 0 6 0 2 0 Study 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Trafalgar 0 2 2 10 2 2 2 1 80 1 Team Criticisms 1928-29 The Team — An excellent spirit has been shown throughout the year and practice has been regular and thorough. Marjorie Lynch — Second year on the team. Marjorie is a very reliable shot and combines well (centre shot) with the other players. T.B.B. Nancy Stocking] Have both played very well and qualify equally for this position. Lorraine has Lorraine Ward made great progress since the beginning of the year. Both have won their (centre) j T.B.B. Cynthia Bazin — Has practiced daily and is consequently an excellent shot and her play is good (shooter) in every way. T.B.B. Barbara Tooke — Is an excellent shot and a very quick, able player. Barbara has practiced steadily (shooter) day by day. T.B.B. Maida Truax — Has improved steadily all year. Is a most useful member of the team and plays (guard) an excellent game. T.B.B. Pauline Scott — A very quick, alert player. Passes and guards very well and is in every way an (guard) excellent player. T.B.B. McGILL Ten Trafalgar girls obtained their full matriculation into McGill last June. They were as follows : Margaret Dodds, Barbara Frith, Wenonah Beswick, Helen Ritchie, Marjorie Miller, Ruth Laidley, Jean Taylor, Eleanor McBride, Annie Rowley, Katharine Seidensticker. We congratulate Margaret Dodds on winning the Trafalgar Scholarship. First year — Margaret Dodds, Barbara Frith, Wenonah Beswick, Jean Taylor, Eleanor McBride, Helen Ritchie, Annie Rowley, Eleanor Langford, Margaret Murray, Margaret Cameron, Florence Bell, Doreen Harvey ' Jellie. Second year — O. Mary Hill, Kathsyn Stanfield, Celeste Belnap, Hazel Howard, Isobel Holland, Marion Brisbane, Betty Wood. Third year — Eileen Fosbery, Elisabeth Tooke, Beatrice Howell, Phyllis Dobbin. Fourth year — News has just come of the success of our graduating girls. We congratulate them heartily. Jane Howard, First Class Honours in English. Norah Sullivan, Second Class Honours in English and History. Eileen Peters, Second Class Honours in English and History. Owen Roberts, Honours in German and History. Ruth Whitley, Marjory Doble, Eunice Meekison, Pass Degree. TEACHING Muriel Bedford ' Jones is now teaching at Trafalgar Institute. Nora Collyer is in charge of the Art Department at Trafalgar Institute. Marion Ross is teaching History at Miss Edgar ' s School. Elise Dunton is teaching at Rosslyn School, and Dorothy Russel is still at the Connaught School. Margaret Archibald is now giving music lessons. Dorothy Ward is also teaching music, and has played for the dancing at Trafalgar during the past winter. We would like to thank Janie Spier for the timely and welcome assistance she gave the School when she took the Matriculation Botany classes during Miss Hicks ' absence. I83I NURSING Marjorie Mackinnon is training at the General Hospital. Carol Ross is training in the Ottawa General Hospital. Margaret Dixon is now a Head Nurse at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Frances Ellis, Gladys Small and Muriel Clift graduated last year from the Royal Victoria Hospital. Gladys and Muriel are now taking special cases. Margaret Bain is completing her second year of training at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Muriel Ba in, who is continuing her work at the Children ' s Hospital, Toronto, has been chosen as a delegate to attend the World Convention of Nurses to be held m Montreal in August. GIRL GUIDES Doreen Harvey-Jellie, Beatrice Carter, Evelyn Howard and Isobel Holland have taken charge of the two Trafalgar Companies (the 14th and 65th) at School during the past year. Vivian Jenkins and Sallie Starke are both Brown Owls. Jane Howard has helped with a Company during the winter. Aileen Ross and Helen Ogilvie are both District Captains. ABROAD Elizabeth Stanway and Connie Mussel have been in school in London during the winter. They enjoyed the life at Ivy House very much, especially the riding over Wimbledon Common. Eileen, Pauline and Patricia Mitchell are at school in Lausanne, Switzerland. At Easter they visited Florence and Rome. Lilias Shepherd is studying Art in Paris. Jean Peters and Lois Birks are still studying in Switzerland. Ernestine Riordan (nee Ellis) is enjoying her new life in Northern Rhodesia, Africa, very much. Bertha Stadler is at school in Pans. Dorothy Field has been cruising in the Mediterranean. Winnifred Kydd has been visiting England and the Continent during the winter. JUNIOR LEAGUE Ruth Bishop, Margaret and Betty Duff, Ann Foster, Carolyn Smith, Florence Young, Dorothy and Marguerite Sumner have all joined the large number of Trafalgar Old Girls who are members of the Junior League. GENERAL NOTES Frances Prissick is working in the Bacteriology Department at the General Hospital, while Jean Jamieson, Peggy Bruce, Pauline Aikman, Eleanor Bazin, and Mary Beard are all in the Metab ' olism Department. Esther England is Assistant in the English Department at McGill. Doris Crawford spent a year abroad in Vienna after graduating from Columbia University, New York. She is now doing journalistic work in that city. Eileen Russel is Assistant Treasurer to the Montreal Protestant Central Board. She has also been Honorary Treasurer of the University Women ' s Club for some time. Laura Robertson has taken Margaret Robertson ' s place in the Registrar ' s office at McGill. Beatrice Carter is going to Japan in August as Secretary to Mrs. Marler of the Canadian Legation. Jane Howard has been accepted at Somerville College, Oxford, and will take up her work there in the autumn. Marguerite Benny is in the Cataloguing Department of the Canadian Industries, Ltd. Edith Cochrane has a position in the Head Office of The Royal Bank. Betty Robertson is on the staff at the McGill Nursery School. Katharine Tooke, Lois Ballantyne and Muriel Severs are taking a secretarial course at the Mother House. Margaret Bell is taking her first year at Queen ' s University, Kingston, where Isabel Elliott has successfully completed her third year. I 84 I Katharine Seidensticker is at the Mary Wheeler School, Providence, Rhode Island. Marjorie Miller is at Sweet Briar College, Virginia. We were glad to see her even for a short time during the Easter vacation. Frances Dockrill paid us a flying visit on her way to England m April. She has been acting with the Hart House Players, Toronto, and is going on the stage in London. Margaret Copeland, all the way from Australia, was another visitor. We were glad, too, to see Harriet Colby, who has been abroad for over a year. Elizabeth Train is very busy this year keeping house for her brother in Savannah, and taking a Kindergarten course at the same time. Mary is at St. Catherine ' s School, Richmond, Va. They both enjoy their work, but confess that they often miss Montreal! Kathleen Anderson is continuing her work at the Bible House in Toronto. Blair Tatley is one of the Instructors in the School of Physical Education, McGill. We had a visit from Elinor and Leslie Fuller this Spring. Leslie is doing well at her Art work in New York, while Elinor is very busy selling etchings and engravings. Florence Griffin is working in the Sun Life Assurance Co. Eileen Anderson and Violet Gillette have transferred their creation, " Juno Doro, ' ' to the James A. Ogilvy Co. Helen Stocking is working there with them. Shirley Sampson is engaged to a New Zealander, and is to be married in the summer. Frances Ellis and Jean Macalister are also to be married in the early summer. SOME OF TRAFALGAR ' S GRANDCHILDREN To Mrs. Lewis Winter (Muriel Carsley), a son. To Mrs. John Acer (Eleanor Bishop), a son. To Mrs. Don Baillie (Mary Bishop), a son. To Mrs. Wm. Matthew (Phebe Hall), a daughter. To Mrs. Cyril Flanagan (Elizabeth Baile), a son. To Mrs. Magee Wyckoff (Marjorie Annable), a daughter. To Mrs. S. H. Waycott (Ethel Carsley), a daughter. MARRIAGES MILLS-BAILE On June 9th, 1928, Marion Baile to Dr. Edward Mills. MacNEIL-JAMIESON On Sept. 25th, 1928, Phyllis Jamieson to Frederick MacNeil. BAPTIST A- VICKERS On October 17th, 1928, Catherine Vickers to Don Alphonso. Baptista. BROPHY-POOLE On October 6th, 1928, Margaret Poole to Reginald Brophy. WARREN-BEARD On October i6th, 1928, Eleanor Beard to Dr. Charles W. Warren LOOMIS-ELLIS On November 17th, 1928, Marjorie Ellis to Dan Loomis. TUCKER-CAMERON On December 12th, 1928, Glenn Cameron to Michael Lovatt Tucker. RIORDAN-ELLIS On January 9th, 1929 (at Capetown, South Africa), Ernestine Ellis to Charles Harold Riordan. DRUMMOND-ROBERTSON On March 12th, 1929, Margaret Armour Robertson to Louis Chetlain Drummond. WILLIAMS-RENOUF On May i8th, 1929, Helen Renouf to W. Geoffrey Williams. NICHOLSON-TAYLOR On May 18th, 1929, Mary Elizabeth Taylor to David George Nicholson. ROPER-PARKER On May 30th, 1929, Margaret Parker to Vennor Roper. I 85 1 Address Directory Miss Gumming, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. STAFF Miss Bedford Jones, 104 Gilmour St., Ottawa. Miss Bowen, 12 Lincoln Ave., Montrea l. Miss Brady, 1714 Dorchester St., Montreal. Miss Brock, iooi Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Miss Bryan, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Miss Bunyan, Gintra Gorstorphine, Edinburgh. Miss Gollyer, 4029 Dorchester St. West, Westmount. Mlle Germain, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Miss Hicks, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Mlle Henri, 1483 Glosse St., Montreal. Mlle Juge, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Mrs. Leonard, 260 Melrose Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Miss Lewis, 1508 St. Matthew St., Montreal. Miss McNeilly, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Miss Nicholl, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Miss Rae, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Miss Randall, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. Miss Riley, iooi Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Miss Roughley, 3457 Shuter St., Montreal. Miss Swales, 2030 Mansfield St., Montreal. Miss Sym, 513 Glaremont Ave., Westmount. Miss Wood, Trafalgar Institute, Montreal. 0 FOR FINE INSTRUMENTS THE WORLD ' S BEST! Steinway, Duo-Art Mason Risch, Brambach, Henry Herbert, Wurlitzer and Layton Bros. Piano s, Players, Grands and Reproducing Pianos ORTHOPHONIC VICTROLAS AND VICTOR RECORDS Rogers Battcrylfss, Atwater-Kent, Victor and Majestic Radios r l (;kt Them at PIANOS- ORTHOPHONIC VICtROLAS- RADIOS imited Si. CallK ' niic Street West al Stanley Street Kraiicli at 868 S(. Catlu-riiU ' Street ICasl f Jl School Directory A Adams, Edna, 66 Sunnyside Ave., Westmount. AiRD, Helen, 125 Brock Ave., Westmount. AiRD, Lois, 14 The Boulevard, Three Rivers, Que. Allen, Virginia, Luis B. Cairo, 2799, Positos, Montevideo, Uruguay. Ames, Mary, 39 Summit Crescent, Westmount. Anderson, Margaret, 108 EHice St., Beauharnois, Que. Angus, Edith, 26 Townsend Ave., Montreal West. Angus, Lois, 26 Townsend Ave., Montreal West. Apedaile, Dorothy, Chateau St. Louis, Quebec City. Archibald, Amy, 16 Parkside Place, Westmount. Archibald, Griselda, 52 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Archibald, Joan, 52 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Archibald, Nancy, 52 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Archibald, Sheila, 4278 Dorchester St., Westmount. Atkinson, Mae, 72 56th Ave., Lachine, Que. Ayer, Carol, 532 Clarke Ave., Westmount. B Bann, Joan, 346 Lansdowne Ave., Westmount. Barclay, Theo., 1478 Mountain St., Montreal. Barnard, Barbara, 4165 Dorchester St., Westmount. Bazin, Cynthia, 4064 Dorchester St., Westmount. Blaylock, Helen, Trail, B.C. Bouchard, Ruth, 1472 Sherbrooke St., Montreal. BouGHTON, Evelyn, 5 Front St., Eddyville, Hull, Que. Boyd, Peggy, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que. Bremner, Claire, 1530 Bernard Ave., Outremont. Brice, Betty, 4449 Montrose Ave., Westmount. Brodie, Janet, 120 Grey Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Brookfield, Betty, 50 Chesterfield Ave., Westmount. Brooks, Dorothy, 145 Wolseley Ave., Westmount. Brown, Dorothy, 533 Victoria Ave., Westmount. Brown, Frances, 1495 Crescent St., Montreal. Bruce, Jocelyn, 18 Aberdeen Ave., Westmount. Bryant, Evelyn, 475 Wiseman Ave., Outremont. Burpe, Lois, 699 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Butler, Betty, 658 Murray Ave., Westmount. Byers, Anne, 181 o Queen Mary Road, Hampstead. Byrd, Lola Alison, 8 Gladstone Ave., Westmount. C Cameron, Elizabeth, 34 Vendome Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Cameron, Janet, 25 Grey Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Cameron, Katherine, 34 Vendome Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Cameron, Olive, 34 Vendome Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Campbell, Helen, 596 Victoria Ave., Westmount. Cannell, Margaret, 117 Aberdeen Ave., Westmount. Capes, Margaret, 316 Cote St. Antoine Road, Westmount. Carmichael, Alison, 331 Elm Ave., Westmount. I 87 I Carvell, Katherine, t4 Chelsea Place, Montreal. Chapman, Peggy, 4412 St. Catherine Street West, Westmount. Climo, Beatrice, 649 Dollard Blvc ' ., Oi tremont. CoGHiLL, Frances Mary, 562 Victoiia Ave., Westmount. Cook, Peggy, 381 Prince Albert Ave., Westmount. CoRiSTiNE, Dorothy, 10 Grey Ave., Notre Dame c ' e Grace. Cox, JocELYN, 2022 Sher Brooke St. East, Montreal. Cross, Mary, Box 388, Three Rivers, Que. D Dakin, Margaret, 130 Cote des Neiges Road, Montreal. Dakin, Mary, 130 Cote des Neiges Road, Montreal. Dann, Doreen, 61 Trafalgar Ave., Westmount. Darling, Jean, 4303 Montrose Ave., Westmount. Davis, Amy, 43 The Acadia, Sherbrooke St., Montreal. Davis, June, 43 The Acadia, Sherbrooke St., Montreal. Dean, Barbara, 217 Ballantyne Ave., Montreal West. De Brisay, Betty, 105 Grand Blvd., Notre Dame de Grace. DoBELL, Janet, 75 The Acadia, 1227 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. DoBLE, Audrey, 102 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Douglas, Betty, Apt. 1, 1499 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Du Bois, Jacqueline, 488 Argyle Ave., Westmount. Duff, Catherine, 316 Kensington Ave., Westmount. Durant, Phyllis, 39 Grosvenor Apts., Montreal. DuRLEY, Mary, 78 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. E Earle, Frances, 129 Marlowe Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Ekers, Dawn, 1535 Bishop St., Montreal. Ekers, Marion, 1535 Bishop St., Montreal. Ekers, Diana, i486 Chomedy St., Montreal. Elliott, Elizabeth, Box 70, Prescott, Ont. Ellis, Audrey, 58 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Erskine, Kitty, 4445 Western Ave., Westmount. Evans, Marjorie, Lake St. John, Dolbeau, Que. EwiNG, IsoBEL, 329 Addington Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. F Fairie, Eloise, 1 165 Mountain St., Montreal. Flanagan, Doreen, 5392 Mance St., Montreal. Fleming, Sheila, 519 Marcil Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Forbes, Betty, 1535 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Forsyth, Annabel, 4469 Sherbrooke St. West, Westmount. FosBERY, Lois, 84 Grand Blvd., Notre Dame de Grace. FosBERY, Sylvia, 84 Grand Blvd., Notre Dame de Grace. Fox, Brenda, 4384 Sherbrooke St. West, Westmount. Eraser, Helen, 624 Carleton Ave., Westmount. Frazee, Joyce, 10 Bellevue Ave., Westmount. Frazee, Margaret, 10 Bellevue Ave., Westmount. Freer, Juan, 255 Hampton Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. G Galt, Dorothy, 3,025 Sherbrooke St. West, Apt. 2, Westmount. Gardner, Marion, 546 Lansdowne Ave., Westmount. Grafton, Audrey, 720 Upper Roslyn Ave., Westmount. Grafton, Yolande, 720 Upper Roslyn Ave., Westmount. Grant, Mary, 16 Chelsea Place, Simpson St., Montreal. Green, Phyllis, Nelson St., Montreal West. Grier, Constance, P. O. Box 536, Campbellton, N.B. Grier, Katherine, p. O. Box 536, Campbellton, N.B. Griffin, Barbara, 928 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Griffin, Helen, 47 Dorval Ave., Dorval, Que. H Hale, Margaret, 37 Parkside Ave., Montreal West. Hale, Nancy, 83 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Hamilton, Phyllis, 5023 Sherbrooke St. East, Montreal. Harlan, Joan, 50 Cote des Neiges Rd., Montreal. Hart, Marion, 9 Hudson Ave., Westmount. Harrington, Janet, 447 Elm Ave., Westmount. Harvey, Beatrice, 934 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Harvie, Jean, 633 Cote St. Antoine Rd., Westmount. Haydon, Barbara, 1197 Cote St. Antoine Rd., Notre Dame de Grace. Haydon, Dorothy, 1197 Cote St. Antoine Rd., Notre Dame de Grace. Hendery, Helen, 814 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Henry, Joan, 1508 Crescent St., Montreal. Hern, Frances, 321 Durocher Ave., Outremont. Hern, Marjorie, 321 Durocher Ave., Outremont. Heward, Marguerite, 40 Arlington Ave., Westmount. Hill, Jessie, 261 Clifton Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Hill, Margaret, 261 Clifton Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Hill, Marianne, 1445 Mackay St., Montreal. Hill, Monica, 9 Lakeside Ave., Pte. Claire. Hodges, Gail, 332 Notre Dame de Grace Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Hodges, Patricia, 332 Notre Dame de Grace Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. How, Joan, 20 Selkirk Ave., Montreal. Howard, Alma, 655 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Howard, Lee, 257 Strathearn Ave., Montreal West. Howell, Betty, 79 Brock Ave., Montreal West. Hunt, Harriet, 31 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Hurry, Betty, 4874 Westmount Ave., Westmount. Hyman, Helen, 421 Roslyn Ave., Westmount. J Jackson, Juanita, 1445 Bishop St., Montreal. Jones, Frances, 15 Cambridge Rd., Scarsdale, N.Y. K Kaufmann, Peggy, 117 Grey Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Kelly, Ivy, 112 51st St., Lachine. Kennedy, Elizabeth, 4026 Tupper St., Westmount. Ker, Valerie, 279 Marlowe Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Knowles, Jean, 1456 St. Mark St., Montreal. f 89I L La Caille, Josette, 130 MacGregor St., Montreal. Lane, Betty, Tofield, Alberta. Lane, Eleanor, ii P?rkside Place, Westmount. Languedoc, Jehann?, 4 MacGregor St., Montreal. Languedoc, Mimi, 4 MacGregor St., Montreal. Larminie, Greta, ii Springfield Ave., Westmount. Latter, Marjorie, 150 Vendome Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Laurie, Hope, 653 iccoria Ave., Westmount. Laurie, Louise, 653, ' ' ici-ona Ave., Westmount. Lbach, Aubrey, 424 Marcil Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Littler, Katherine, 21 Windsor Ave., Westmount. Lowe, Vivian, 93 D Terin Rd., Valleyfield, Que. Lyman, Monica, 83 Redpath Crescent, Montreal. Lynch, Marjorie, 505 Victoria Ave., Westmount. M MacGowan, Emily, 610 St. Joseph St., Lachine. Mackenzie, Claire, 4223 Dorchester St., Westmount. Mackenzie, Leila, i 60 Bernard Ave., Outremont. Mackay, Barbara, Z MacGregor St., Montreal. Malcolm, Lois, 2 Parkside Place, Westmount. Malcolm, Mary, 2 Parkside Place, Westmount. Marcuse, Renee, i . ' 7 Sherbrooke St., Montreal. Martin, Helen, 25I Harvard Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Massey, Ruth, 1418 Tower Ave., Montreal. Mattinson, Ruth, Victoria Ave., Westmount. McCaul, KATHERir i;, 1 39 NorthcHfFe Ave., Westmount. McEwEN, Margaret, 604 Carleton Ave., Westmount. McGiFFiN, Margaret, 14 Grenville Ave., Westmount. McGiNNis, NoRAH, IZing St. West, Kingston, Ont. McGouN, Jean, 4 Burton Ave., Westmount. McIntosh, Margaret, 129 Wolseley Ave., Montreal West. McKay, Peggy, 626 Roslyn Ave., Westmount. McKee, Joyce, 408 Metcalfe Ave., Westmount. McLaggan, Helen, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Merrilees, Norma, 1540 Guy St., Montreal. Miller, Betty, 863 Roslyn Ave., Westmount. Mills, Jacqueline, 2054 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Miner, Betty, A40, The Chateau, Montreal. Miner, Nora, A40, The Chateau, Montreal. MoNCEL, Marguerite, 47 Rosemount Ave., Westmount. Moncel, Renee, 47 Rosemount Ave., Westmount. Montgomery, Margaret, 168 Vendome Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. MoRRisEY, Phyllis, 419 " ; Avenue Rd., Montreal. Morton, Jean, 328 Grande Allee, Quebec City. Movv ' AT, Lorraine, 646 Carleton Ave., Westmount. MuDGE, Helen, 29 Cote des Neiges Rd., Montreal. Mullen, Catherine, 2055 Mansfield St., Montreal. Munn, Adelaide, 6 Seaforth Ave., Montreal. Murray, Nancy, Apt. 36, The Linton, Sherbrooke St., Montreal. MussKLL, Phyllis, 16 Trafalgar Ave., Westmount. N Nesbitt, Margaret, i8 Thornhill Ave., Westmount. O Oakley, Muriel, i Wroxeter Ave., Toronto, Ont. Oliver, Peggy, 88 Linton Apts., Sherbrooke St., Montreal. Oliver, Ruth, J59 Westhill Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Ou EN, Megan, 336 Oxford Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. P Pae, Mary, 347 Melrose Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Paterson, Jessie, 3 Grey Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Paterson, Lois, 12 Belgrave Rd., Hampstead. Pawson, Shirley, 135 Willow Ave., Westmount. Peck, Barbara, 428 Clarke Ave., Westmount. Peck, Barbara, 8 Seaforth Ave., Montreal. Penniman, Julia, 34 Redpath Place, Montreal. Perry, Rosamond, 143 Chambly Canton, Que. Peterson, Margaret, 139 Edison Ave., St. Lambert, Que. Plant, Patricia, 1002 Cote des Neiges Rd., Montreal. Porteous, Janet, 48 Holton Ave., Westmount. Porteous, Prudence, 1505 Crescent St., Montreal. Putnam, Kathleen, 270 Grey Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. R Rawlings, Frances, 41 15 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Rawlings, Patricia, 41 15 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Redman, Madge, 352 Westhill Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Reid, Alison, 102 Vivian Ave., Westmount. Renouf, Ethel, 524 Victoria Ave., Westmount. RoBB, Betty, 659 Belmont Ave., Westmount. Robinson, Catherine, 1459 Crescent St., Montreal. Roy, Helen, 66 Forden Crescent, Westmount. Roy, Norma, 66 Forden Crescent, Westmount. Ryan, Betty, 1461 Mountain St., Montreal. Ryan, Katherine, 1461 Mountain St., Montreal. S ScHNAUFER, JoYCE, 484 Strathcona Ave., Westmount. Scott, Cally, 6 Redpath Place, Montreal. ScoTT, Pauline, io Laporte St., Quebec City. Scrimger, Jean, 85 Redpath Crescent, Montreal. Scully, Mary Jacqueline, 4272 Avenue Rd., Westmount. Seely, Jane, 14 Seaforth Ave., Montreal. Seely, Margot, 14 Seaforth Ave., Montreal. Shand, Polly, 19 Campbell Ave., Montreal West. Sharp, Elizabeth, 610 Carleton Ave., Westmount. Shaw, Audrey, 205 St. Catherine Rd., Outremont. Shaw, Helen, 205 St. Catherine Rd., Outremont. Shaw, Wilhelmina, 638 Belmont Ave., Westmount. Shearer, Audrey, 639 Roslyn Ave., Westmount. f 91 1 Shuttleworth, Rosemary, 47 The Linton, Sherbrooke St., Montreal. Simpson, Betty, 603 Roslyn Ave., Westmount. Simpson, Margery, 3,13 Hampton Ave., Westmount. Simpson, Ruth, 1456 St. Mark Street, Montreal. Slessor, Lorraine, 628 Murray Ave., Westmount. Smith ' Johannsen, Alice, 4458 Western Ave., We.stmount. SoPER, Laurel, 61 Windsor Ave., Westmount. Stanley, Lenore, 392 Harvard Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Stevenson, Anna, 150 E. 52nd St., New York City. Stevenson, Evelyn, 150 E. 52nd St., New York City. Stevenson, Shirley, 305 Hampton Ave., Westmount. Stewart, Betty, 1469 Drummond St., Montreal. Stewart, Helen, 842 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Stewart, Margaret, 842 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Stewart, Margaret, 656 Murray Hill, Westmount. Stewart, Vivian, 1469 Drummond St., Montreal. Stocking, Nancy, 4038 Dorchester St., Montreal. Strachan, Mary, 641 Belmont Ave., Westmount. Sullivan, Sheilagh, 660 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Sweeny, Ann, 356 Melville Ave., Westmount. Sweet, Margaret, Blue Mountain, Pictou County, N.S. Symington, Elizabeth, 116 Elgin Terrace, Montreal. T Thacker, Nancy, 391 Beaconsfield Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Thacker, Naomi, 391 Beaconsfield Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Taylor, Betty, 608 Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Taylor ' Bailey, Doris, 40F, The Chateau, Sherbrooke St., MontreaL Thomson, Phyllis, 129 Pacific Ave., Pte. Claire. Thompson, Aline, 1251 St. Mark Street, Montreal. Thompson, Anna, 1251 St. Mark Street, Montreal. Thornton, Meredith, 344 Kensington Ave., Westmount. Tims, Barbara, 142 Percival Ave., Montreal West. Tirbutt, Barbara, 36 Golf Ave., Pte. Claire. TooKE, Barbara, 1484 Mountain St., Montreal. TooKE, Gretchen, 1484 Mountain St., Montreal. TooKE, Joan, 1484 Mountain St., Montreal. TooKE, Marjorie, 1484 Mountain St., Montreal. Trow, Betty, 645 Belmont Ave., Westmount. Truax, Maida, 812 Cote St. Antoine Rd., Notre Dame de Grace. Turner, Betty, 107 Park Ave., Quebec. Tyee, Jean, 719 Upper Belmont Ave., Westmount. U Usher, Phyllis, 481 Oxford Ave., Westmount. V Vau(;iian, Gloria, 91 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Veli.o, Mii.i.ici ' .nt, 799 Upper Belmont Ave., Westmount. w Walker, Dorothy, 8 Douglas Ave., Westmount. Walker, Vivian, 50 Belvedere Place, Westmount. Walsh, Joan, 129 Glencairn Rd., Westmount. Ward, Lorraine, 112 Arlington Ave., Westmount. Ward, Sallie, 112 Arlington Ave., Westmount. Warden, Betty, ioii Drummond Court Apts., Montreal. Weeks, Katherine, 808 Victoria Ave., Westmount. Wesbrook, Janet, 145 Northcliffe Ave., Westmount. Wesbrook, Mary, 145 Northcliife Ave., Westmount. Wesbrook, Peggy, 145 Northcliffe Ave., Westmount. White, Alice, 358 Ontario Ave., Montreal. Wilkins, Elizabeth, 116 Ballantyne Ave., Montreal West. Wilkins, Jessie, 116 Ballantyne Ave., Montreal West. Williamson, Betty, 42 The Grosvenor Apts., Montreal. Wilson, Marion, 643, Grosvenor Ave., Westmount. Wood, Dorothy, 1840 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. Wood, Editha, 45 Royal Ave., Notre Dame de Grace. Wood, Kathryn, 201 Westmount Blvd., Westmount. Y Yeates, Betty, 14 Willow Ave., Westmount. " Photographs St. Catherine Street West St. Denis Street The Edinburgh 786 St. Catherine Street West Montreal BREAKFASTS LUNCHEONS DINNERS TEAS SUPPERS RECEPTIONS The Edinburgh offers two things: food and atmosphere. The food is excellent; the atmosphere delightful, a country garden — -even the shingled cottage is there — and the rooster. 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