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(From the portrait by Robert Hyndman, presented to Ashbury by the 
Old Boys' Association) 


A ^ehttatian 

This Ai/iik-erSiiry Number of "The Ashburian" is ajjectioinitely 
dedicated to Canon Georire Penrose Woollcomhe, M.A., LL.D., 
Founder of Asblmry College and for forty -one years its ivell-belo\'ed 

To those who knew him, Canon Woollconibe was a sympathetic 
and understanding teacher, who appreciated the unpredictable activities 
of schoolboys, but stood no nonsense. He was a firm disciplinarian, just 
in his dealings and quick to forgive and forget. 

During Canon Woollcombe's regime Ashbury developed into one 
of Canada's best schools, known nationally for its excellence in 
academic, athletic and character traininor. This hicjh standard was 
due to the Founder's unbounded energy, his scholarliness and his 
capacity to administer the increasingly intricate organization of a 
boarding school. 

The hundreds of young men who attended the School under 
Canon A\'oolcombe's headmastership will remember his amazing 
memory. Even in his 84th year, on the occasion of his autumn visit 
to the School, he was able to recall for the benefit of many Old Boys' 
sons numerous incidents associated with their fathers' schoolboy 

May Ashbury long cherish the inemory of its dynamic Founder; 
and may those of us ivho are privileged to carry on, be guided by his 
kindliness, his sense of fair play and the example of his Christian 



RocKCLiFFE Park, Ottawa 

Field Marshal, The Right Honourable Earl Alexander of Tunis, K.G. 

The Board of Governors 

Executive Covnnittee 

E. N. Rhodes, Esq., Chairman Rockcliffe Park 

Colonel Roger Rowley, Deputy Chairman Rockcliffe Park 

D. B. Cruikshank, Esq 1 Rockcliffe Park 

W. R. Eakin, Jr., Esq Montreal 

Chas. G. Gale, Esq Rockcliffe Park 

H. R. Hampson, Esq Montreal 

H. P. Hill, Esq Rockcliffe Park 

R. H. Perry, Esq., M.A - Rockcliffe Park 

R. VV. Southam, Esq Rockcliffe Park 

Philip Woollcombe iMontreal 


R. H. Craig, Esq Montreal 

Colonel J. D. Fraser Rockcliffe Park 

The Rt. Rev. Robert Jefferson, D.D., D.CL Ottawa 

D. K. MacTavish, Esq., O.B.E., Q.C Rockcliffe Park 

Donald Mclnnes, Esq., Q.C Halifax 

Brig. General C. H. Aiaclaren Ottawa 

A. Roy MacLaren, Esq Buckingham, Quebec 

J. S. Oppe, Esq Grand Mere, Quebec 

Barclay Robinson, Esq Montreal 

V. W'. Scully, Esq Hamilton 

John Sharp, Esq Sweetsburg, Quebec 

Gordon Southam, Esq Vancouver 

H. S. Southam, Esq Rockcliffe Park 

Taylor Statten, Esq Toronto 

N. F. Wilson, Esq Rockcliffe Park 

Ex Officio 
W. W. Chipman, Esq., 

President, Montreal Branch, Old Boys' Association 
Captain G. A. Woollcombe, R.C.N. , 

President, Ottawa Branch, Old Boys' Association 
A. B. R. Eawrence, Esq., 

Past President, Ottawa Branch, Old Boys' Association 



A. B. Belcher, Esq. 

Business Manager 
D. L. Polk, Esq. 

Assistant Business Manager 
W. Slaitery 

J. Fraser 

Assistant Editors 
L. Abboi 1 P. Gilbert 

Photographic Editors 
R. W. Bowley, Esq. J. Gill 




A Dedication 3 

Board of Governors 4 

Ashburian Staff 5 

The Staff 9 

School Officers 10 

Editorial 11 

Historical Section 13 

School Notes 20 

Chapel Notes 24 

The Choir 28 

Confirmation 30 

Science Notes 32 

Dramatic Award 37 

The Poetry Reading Contest 38 

Public Speaking Contest 38 

Sports Review: 

Football 40 

First Field Rugby 40 

First Bishop's Game .......... 40 

Second Bishop's Game .......... 40 

Fisher Park High School 41 

First Royal Military College Game 42 

Second Royal Military College Game 42 

Lower Canada College .......... 43 

Old Boys' Game 43 

The House Game ........... 43 

Summary ............. 44 

Second Field Rugby 45 

Ashburv vs Bishop's .......... 46 

Bishop's vs Ashbury .......... 47 

Ashburv vs Lindenlea 48 

Ashburv vs Commerce 48 

Third Field' Rugby 49 

Sedbergh vs Ashbury 50 

Rockcliffe vs Ashbury .......... 50 

Ashbury vs Sedburgh .......... 50 

Rockcliffe vs Ashbury 50 

Cathedral vs Ashburv . . . . . . . . . .51 

Football Dinner 51 

Soccer 52 

Hockey 56 

First Hockey Team: 

Ashbury vs R.C.A.F 56 

Ashbury vs Royal Military College (2nds) 56 

Ashbury vs Bishop's ........... 57 

Northwood School at Lake Placid ........ 58 

Lower Canada College at Ashbury 58 


"The Grove", Lakefield at Lakefield 

House Games ..... 

Old Bovs' Game .... 

Second Hockey Team: 

Ashburv vs Sedbcrgh 

Ashbiir\ under 15 vs Sel\v\n House under 15— Home 

AshL)ur\ under 15 vs Selw \n House under 15— Away 
Third Hocke\' Team .... 

Skiing ....... 

Boxing ....... 

Cross-Countr\' Races .... 


Ashbur\- 1st XI vs New Edinburgh C.C 

Ashburv 1st XI vs Ottawa C.C. 

Ashburv 1st XI vs B.C.S. 1st XI at Lennoxvill 

Ashburv 1st XI vs B.C.S. 1st XI at Ottawa 

Ashburv 1st XI vs The Staff XI 

Woollcombe XI vs Connaught XI 

Old Boys' XI vs Ashburv XI 

Ashburv vs Defence C.C. 
Ashburv 2nd XI (under Sixteen) 

Ashburv vs Bishop's at Lennoxville 

Ashburv vs Bishop's at Ottaw 
Ashburv 3r'd XI 
Form Notes: 

Form VIA . 

Form VIB . 

Form VIC . 


Shell . 

Form IV . 


Form III A . 

Form IIIB . 

Form II 

Form I 
Old BoTs' Section 
The Play 
The Cadet Corps 
The School Dance 
Sports Day 
Closing Exercises 

Mr. Price 
Literary Section 
School' Roll 































R. H. Perry 

Left to right: A. D. Brain, L. H. Sibley, A. B. Belcher, E. A. Price, J. A. Powell, 
D. L. Polk. 

Left to right: R. G. Devine, T. W. Lawson, W. J. Lord, R. W. Bowley, G. W. 
HiGGS, J. W. Hastie. 

Left to right: Mrs. E. R. Hunter, Miss G. Jacombe, Miss Irene W'oodburn, Miss 
Barbara Lawson, .Miss H. L. .MacLaughlin, Mrs. .\L S. Row. 



R. H. PiRKV, B.A., Toronto; .M.A., Columbia 

Assistant Headmaster and Director of Studies 

A. D. Brain, B.A., Toronto 

Exeter College, Oxford 

Senior Master 

L. H. SiBi.FY, B.Sc. 

McGill, .M.C.I.C, F.C.S. 

Upper School Junior School 

A. B. Bklchfr, R.M.C. E. A. Price, B.A. 
Kingston Bishop's 


]. A. Powell, B.A., Toronto T. W. Lawsox, B.A., Toronto 

Trinity College, Cambridge R. W. Bowley, B.Sc, Queen's 

D. L. Polk, B.A., Dartmouth Capt. G. W. Higgs, 
R. G. Devine, (Director of Physical Training) 

University of Ottawa Mrs. E. R. Hunter 

Rev. W. J. Lord, Trinity College, Miss G. Jaco.mbe, B.A., Queen's 
Toronto (School Chaplain) 

Manual Arts 
Miss Barbara Lawsox, O.T., Reg., Toronto 

Miss Irene Woodburn, Music Bac, Bishop's A.T.C.M. 

J. W. Hastie, Carleton College 

Nurse Junior Matron 

Miss H. L. MacLalghlin, Mrs. M. S. Row 

A.R.R.C, R.X. 

Dietician Ph v siciaji 

Miss D. A. Short, O.A.C, Guelph, C. K. Rowan-Legg, M.D., McGill 
and St. Luke's Hospital, New 
York City 

Bursar Secretary 

Miss \. Smith Mrs. M. Snelling 




Captaiv of the School 


Captain of the Day Boys 


Captain of the Boarders 
D. Brow x 



I. AIacLaren p. Salo.m 



D. Brown 







I. AIacLaren 




D. Brown 

J, Dodge 

D. Brown 



J. Gill 


E. Clark 




L. Cardinal 

W. Lee 

H. Cottingham 



L. Cardinal 

G. Carne 

Lt. G. Carne 

Coiiipany Sergeant Major 

C.S..M. i\. iMcCuLLOCH 


Officer Coiwnanding 
Ma J. G. Wharton 

Second in Coiimiand 
Capt. P, Foulkes 

Capt. J. Gill 

Platoon Con?Tnanders 
Lt. R. Kemp 

Lt. p. Gilbert 

Cadet Qttartennaster Sergeant 




C)xrRARV to the impressions of nuiiu' people, the history of the 
boarding school in its present form is relatively brief. The system 
began in England and derived from nothing more glorious than the 
business acumen of a set of gentlemanly hotel keepers. At a time when 
commuting was difficult and slow, the\' saw the possibilities of profit 
in providing living quarters close to established schools. The original 
housemaster was little more than the operator of a boarding house for 
school boys; he made his own rules for conduct in boarding house, 
set whatever fees he felt the traffic would bear and supplied food and 
comforts within his calculated scheme of profit. 

Gradually, this simple design was whirled centrifugally into the 
larger orbit and more complicated pattern of what became known as 
the English Public School System. This pattern involved more than a 
syllabus of academic training; it formed a humanistic mould of nation 
wide influence; it built a code which gradually assumed the proportions 
and importance of a philosophy comparable to those of the Golden 
Age of Greece. 

In an emulative age, this system was transplanted, J?ohis bolus, 
to Canada. 

The latter quarter of the eighteenth century in Canada, its muscles 
surfeited with the hewing down of forests and of Redskins, was apt soil 
for a transplanting of culture, and from this seed-time was reaped the 
exotic harvest of the boarding school— a harvest which, as it seems to 
this writer, has supplied a certain definite need of our continent as 
well as has any other import, and perhaps better than have most. 

The first school of the sort in Canada was King's College School, 
at \\'indsor, Ontario, founded in 1788; to be followed in the next 
hundred odd years by many others across the continent. i\.shbury itself 
was founded in the year 1891. 

Antiquity, limiting the terms to those years which lie behind 
contemporary experience, appeals to the imagination. In thinking back 
on the sixty-onje years of Ashbury history, one's imagination is 
stimulated by the sketchy records of the past. You scan the old 
photographs, study the faces of the boys and staff, depicted there, and 
try to probe behind the faces. Often you have known some of the 
boys in their later lives. Sometimes you have read of them though you 
have never met them. Always it is those whom you have neither known 
nor heard of that stir the imagination most. 



Each one of these has added or subtracted something to or from 
the structure, and for each there has been justification, admiration or 
condemnation in the eyes of his fellows. What were they truly like? 
W'hat were their aspirations, and to what degree were they fulfilled? 
What were their triumphs, problems, frustrations, devious schemes 
for defeating constituted authority, ambitions, frivolities, joys and 

Interesting indeed are these old photographs— even more for what 
they conceal than for what they reveal. For so often the interesting 
things, the important things, the things that are tinged with "the true 
glory" are the things which are never blazoned or even privily known. 

However, interesting as may be these reflections upon the past, 
the present and, above all, the future have also their fascinations. 
Ashbury continues to prosper and to serve the growing and changing 
requirements for this type of school, and we have every confidence 
that it will continue to do so for many, many years to come. 


The Headmaster has pointed out an inaccuracy in the Editorial of 
last years issue. We stated that Mr. Perry, before coming to Ashbury , had 
served ivith the R.C.A.F. in North Africa. In this ive ivere in error, as 
England, not North Africa, ivas the theatre of Mr. Perry's R.C.A.F. service. 

Their l.xccllcncics, Lord and Lady Alexander, with Mr. Rhodes and Mr. Perry. 




A.slilmiA Alanui" House, l.nglaiui 

The jollo-a-ing text of a radio address delivered over CKOV on March 8th by 
A. D. Brain, Esq., Assistant Headmaster, may appropriately be reproduced here as an 
accompaniment to a photographic record of the phases and faces of Ashbiiry durifig 
the sixty-one years of its development. 

A SHBURY College has just celebrated its sixtieth anniversary. It was 
J^Jl founded in 1891 by the late Dr. G. P. W'ooUcombe, whose death 
in the vigour of his age we mourned last summer. Its development has 
followed a pattern common among the great independent schools of 

Air. Woollcombe's School, as it was first called, opened as a private 
enterprise in the Mctoria Chambers, on the site of the \^ictoria Building. 
Success came rapidh', and in 1894 premises were acquired at the corner 
of Wellington Street, where the offices of the Metropolitan Life Insur- 
ance Company stand. It was then known as Ashbury House School, 
after an ancient manor of the W'oollcombe family in Devonshire. The 
name of Ashbury College was assumed in 1900 after its incorporation 
as an educational trust, and a move to the property on Argyle Avenue 
now occupied by the Windsor Arms. In 1910 a further expansion 
transferred the School to the grounds in RockcIifFe Park. The nucleus 
of the present structure was erected, to be increased by the generosity 
of friends, until the buildings were completed by the addition of the 
Memorial Wing, dedicated to the Old Boys who fell in the first Great 
War, and of the Headmaster's House in 1926. Growing numbers are 








currently underlining the need for a fresh programme of construction, 
plans for which are now being matured. 

For over half a century Ashbury has been operated as a non profit 
foundation, and its grounds, buildings and funds used solely for the 
benefit of the educational community of Canada, and above all, of 
Ottawa. For Ashbury is essentially an Ottawa School. Among its 
hundred boarders and eighty day boys are many from Montreal and 
from the farthest confines of our country, but its nucleus and its heart 
have always been in and of Ottawa. As Ottawa has expanded, so has 
Ashbury, and now, with the growth of Ottawa into a great capital city 
of world importance, the Roll Book of Ashbury College reflects, in its 
cosmopolitan aspect and the wide variety of background which it 
symbolizes, the metropolitan outlook of its native city. 

The broad view which such an enrolment, with its blend of race, 
religion and education, at once typifies and inculcates, may be taken 

The School 
about 1905, 

Gvm class at 
Argvle Avenue, 
about 1905 

as the distinguishing characteristic of Ashbury College, and its major 
justification for existence. Unhampered by bureaucratic restrictions, 
it is free to experiment in the combination of the best of Canadian, 
English and American techniques with the mental stimulus afforded 
by its window on the world. Rigorous academic standards are enforced 
by the insistence of its parent body on the preparation of their sons for 
entrance at a high level to an unusually wide range of universities. 
These academic disciplines are tempered by a rich provision of voluntary 
activities, administered largely by the boys themselves through their 
Clubs— among which are the International Relations Club, the Debating 
Society, the Geographers, the Cercle frangais, the Dramatic Society, 
the classical Association, the Music Club, and above all the Science 
Club— in which the inspiration provided by distinguished visitors and 
by tours to focal points of the city and surrounding country, combines 
with mutual influence of boys endowed with a broad selection of 





















Cricket XI, 



I cam, 

intellectual interests, to provide an unusually generous environment for 
the sjrowth of mind and judgment. 

The basis of instruction is accurate expression in English, oral and 
written. To this is added, from the age of ten upwards, a selective 
historical introduction to the best of English literature. Classical studies 
are not neglected, and recent years have produced some distino-uished 
scholars in Latin. Greek and Ancient History, but the bias of the 
Curriculum is now essentialh- towards Mathematics and Science, with a 
liberal infusion of French, in which a free and colloquial approach to 
the language is stressed. This is as it should be. Alo-ebra, Geometrv 
and Trig., Physics and Chemistry, Botany and Zoolog^^ have the same 
role in our life as the Classics played in the Renaissance— they are the 
doorway to a new world. In a country with the expanding potential 
of Canada, it is above all important that the coming generation be 
equipped with the necessary knowledge which will enable them to 
make their proper contribution to its future. To this end, we consider 
no expenditure of time, skill, stimulus and equipment too great in laying 
a thoroughly sound foundation in these subjects. 

The Ashbury syllabus is completed by a full schedule of physical 
training:— the Cadet Corps, which is affiliated to the Governor General's 
Foot Guards: Gymnastics, under a qualified Army Instructor: Football, 
Soccer, Hockey, Skiing, Cricket, Lawn Tennis, Track and Field- 
according to the season— all properly coached and supervised, form a 
regular part of the timetable. All boys from the top to the bottom of 
the School, participate daih' in this programme of athletic and moral 
training, just as they attend their academic classes. The Prefect System, 
with its invaluable indoctrination in leadership, is closely integrated 
with it. 

From this union of a stimulating intellectual and social climate, a 
stern academic standard, and a balanced physical development, we hope 
to see emerge a well rounded bo\'— and ultimately a man, in every sense 
of the word. 


'f% ' "itr 


Open'mg Day 

As we came back during the days before the fateful 15th of Sep- 
tember, in ones and twos, we could soon see the changes which 
had taken place during our absence. To those who had come back a 
week early for some intensive football training, the changes were old 
stuff. Mr. Brain's old house had been converted into office and infirmary 
space, and Messrs. Belcher and Sibley now occupied palatial quarters in 
the annexe. 

New classrooms had sprung up as well; one in the basement, \\hosc 
resemblance to the Black Hole of Calcutta was quickly dispelled by the 
fluorescent lighting, and another from the old Prefects' Common room 
and office. The Prefects now occupied the site of the old book-room. 

The sense of newness, the exchanges of tall tales of the past summer, 
all had faded by the week's end; once more we were back in the 
old routine which we had joyfully dropped but a few months before. 

This year also featured our regular I louse Dances— in some cases 
squeezed in with difficulty between crowded football and hockey 



Father Christmas and J. Gill. 
(That's mv boy! ; 

wcckciitls. W'c were vcr\' forrunarc in 
gcrring l^ill Weeks buck from McCJill 
to .M.(^. our hrsr dance, bur tor the 
rest of the \ear John Fniser tilled the 
job. .Man\- thanks are also due to Mr. 
and Mrs. I\Tr\- and Mr. and Mrs. 
Brain who acted as hosts and hostesses 
for these dances. 

Once again we had w eekl\- movies 
at the School, and thanks for the not 
inconsiderable work and trouble in- 
volved in maintaining our excellent 
programmes are due to Mr. Siblew 
LeBoutillier and Jackson also helped 
out on the projection. 

The Christmas Party was a big hit 
on the last evening of the Michaelmas 
term. After a sumptuous feast in the 
dining hall, we adjourned to Rhodes 
Hall where we were treated to some 
movies. 1 his entertainment was fol- 
lo\\'ed by some Christmas songs by 
Mrs. Row and her .Memorial \\'ing 
Choir. "Truth, or a Reasonable Fac- 
simile Thereof"— a mock radio show 
bv^ the Prefects; this was essentially 
a burlesque of Ashbury, featuring 
commercials for such exotic products 
as "Uncle Sibley's Fluoride Flea 
Powder". A quartet under Mr. Law- 
son then sang a few selections and 

Mr. Oliver kept us in stitches with his never-failing ventriloquism. Then 
Santa arrived as a seasonable climax to the evening. 

During the Lent Term we were fortunate in having several visitors. 
Mr. Joe McCulley came and spoke on Canadian Prisons, in a very 
interesting and instructive talk entitled 'AA'ithin the \\'alls." The talk 
was accompanied by an excellent National Film Board film on the 
experiences of a new prisoner. 

The Temple Choir also paid us a visit and as usual put on an 
excellent performance. 

Last, but not least, we welcomed Mr. Humphrey for the 9th 
consecutive year with his slides of British Columbia. Accompanied with 
a well-informed and interesting commentary, these proved most 

Christmas Party— Mr. Ohver. 



Christmas Partv 

Parents' receptions this 
year featured such entertain- 
ments as a drama by Form I 
and choral speaking by Form 


The Debating Club— This 
year, the Debating Club was 
unfortunate in having only one 
regular meeting. However, 
under the direction of Mr. 
Tom Lawson we were able to 
gather together on Sunday 
afternoons for a half-hour or 
so, when each of us gave an 
informal and impromptu speech 
for about two minutes. 

This practice, together 
with the helpful criticism of 
Air. La\\'son and the other 
participants, and the unique 
experience of hearing our 
speeches replayed stutter by 
stutter on a tape recorder, 
helped improve our public speaking markedly. 

In the first and only official meeting, Peter Carver and Kevin Koltz 
defeated by a narrow margin the motion that "The return to power of 
Winston Churchill was a good thing," proposed by Alan AlcCuUoch, 
Raymond LejMoyne and Par Beavers. 

The great event of the year was our trip do^n to B.C.S. M-here 
we debated with Lower Canada College. We opposed their motion 
which supported the appointment of a Canadian as Governor-General. 
The motion was carried by a floor vote of 26-19 by the Bishop's 
Debating Society. John Fraser and Ray LeMoyne were representing 
Ashbury. A\'e hope that this event will be the first of several annual 
inter-school debates between the three schools. 

The International Relations Club— This year, the I.R.C. sponsored 
riic mock trial of Alan Rosenberg for high treason. The court, under 
Mr. justice Fraser, heard Crown Prosecutor Abbott and the Counsel 
for the Defence, Carne, argue as to whether or not Rosenberg had 
stolen certain secret documents from the Cadet Quartermaster's Stores. 
The Jury, led by Don Brown, returned a verdict of "Not Guilty," after 
fifteen minutes of deliberation. The show was well-handled and made 
for an amusing evening. 

Halloween Par:\'. 




Under the wary and apprehensive eves of Miss MacLaughlin and 
Mrs. Row, our health record remained well nigh without blemishes 
again this year. But for the occasional slight head cold or sore throat, 
quickly exorcised by a familiar nostrum, all was well. Again our thanks 
to the Department of Health. 

The standard of school meals has held to its traditional high level 
throughout the year— well, almost throuuhout. Miss Short is to be 
congratulated on the quality and ijuantity of the food provided by 
her highly important department. 

Early last August the School played host to the M.C.C. Cricket XI 
who were making a playing tour of Canada. They lived in School I louse 
during the several days of play against local clubs and were entertained 
at sundry receptions including a gathering of cricket enthusiasts in 
Symington Hall. They left with us an autographed cricket bat as a 
valued memento of their stay here. 

On Wednesday, October 10th, Ottawa was honoured l)\- the 
distinguished visit of Their Royal Highnesses, the Princess Elizabeth 
and Prince Philip. Mr. and Mrs. Perry, representing the School, were 
presented to Their Royal Highnesses at a reception held at the Chateau 
Laurier on the first evening of the visit. 

Back roil-: C. R. I). Rudd, A. W. H. Mallett, J. W. Bartlctt, G. H. Chesterton, J. J. Warr, 

A. McCorquodale, E. K. Scott, Cmdr. C. M. Little (OA'.C.C.) 

Second ron-: A. H. Broadhurst, A. G. Powell, R. W. V. Robins (Capt.), R. H. Pern 

(Ashbury), J. R. Thompson, M. M. Walford. 

Front roiv: L. P. Campbell, W. G. Keighle\'. 




THE decor of the Chapel has been greatly improved during the past 
year. During the summer, the floor of the Chapel was covered 
with linoleum and tile in a maroon and gray colour which blends in 
with the rest of the Chapel. We were also pleased to see new choir 
pews arrive early in the Fall term. They have been a great asset. 
The Mothers' Guild have made us two new sets of hangings,— the 
white and the green, and we are very proud of them. All of these 
improvements have enhanced the beauty of the Chapel, and add much 
to the rev^erence of the services. 

The general plan of services for the year has been to have one 
11 a.m. Holy Communion service a month, with Alorning Praxer at 
the other morning services. There have also been Holy Communion 
services on special days. Short Evensong has been held Sundays evenings 
as usual. There has also been daily morning prayer. During daily' 
services, the Prefects have read the lessons, and on Sunday mornings 
the lessons have been read by the Captain of the School. 

The Headmaster addressed us this year on September 16th, Decem- 
ber 9th, iVIarch 3()th, and June 1st. 

Senior members of the staff have also given addresses as follows: 
Sept. 30th— A. D. Brain,]., "Hie Ciospcl of the Day". 
Nov. 25th-L. 1 I. Sibley, I'sc]., "Power". 


Feb. 3rd— A. B. Belcher, Esq., "Character". 
iVIay 11th— E. A. Price, Esq., "Example". 

Visitors who haxe celebrated Holy Coniiiiunion and given addresses 

Sept. 2 3rd— Rev. Brian Freeland, All Saints' Church, Ottawa. 

Nov. 18th— Rev. Orniond Hopkins, St. Matthias' Church, 

Jan. 27th-Rev. Arthur Leaker, Christ Church Cathedral, 

Feb. 24th— Rev. Roland Rodger, St. Cuthbert's Church, Mon- 

Mar. 23rd-The \'ery Rev. H. H. Clark, Dean, Christ Church 
Cathedral, Ottawa. 

Apr. 27th— Rev. R. S. \'. Crossley, Church of the Ascension, 

Special Holy Communion Services have been conducted by: 

Oct. 14th-Rev. A. D. Leaker, Christ Church Cathedral, 

Nov. 1st— Rev. A. T. Carson, St. Bartholemew's Church, 

Mar. 16th— Col. Rev. C. G. Stone, Principal Protestant Chap- 
lain, The Canadian Army. 

May 22nd— Col. Rev. C. G. Stone, Principal Protestant Chap- 
lain, The Canadian Army. 

June 1st— Rev. R. Shannon, St. Thomas' Church, Elwood. 

We have appreciated greatly the interest and cooperation of all 
the above visiting clergy. 

On October 14th, a Special Old Boys' 60th Anniversary Service, 
conducted by Rev. W. D. Christie, Rector of All Saints' Church, 
W'estboro, was held at 1 1 a.m. At that time the Governor-General, 
Earl Alexander of Tunis, unveiled the 1939-45 Roll of Honour. The 
lesson was read by E. N. Rhodes, Esq., Chairman of the Board of 
Governors, and the Roll of Honour was read by the Headmaster. 

A\'e were pleased to welcome Bishop T. C. \\'hite, former Bishop 
of Honan, China, at our Matins on October 21st, who gave an inspiring^ 

On October 28th we paid our annual visit to St. Bartholemew's 
Church. This service was conducted by our School Chaplain, and the 
sermon was given by the Rector, the Rev. A. T. Carson. 

On Sunday, November 11th, we held our Annual Remembrance 
Day Service. A. B. R. Lawrence, Esq., President of the Ottawa Old 
Boys' Association, read the lesson. Rev. W. J. Lord preached, and the 
Roll of Honour was read by the Headmaster, 



At 7.30 p.m. on December 16th, we held our Annual Candlelight 
Carol Service. Although it was a cold night, the Chapel was filled to 
capacity, and the service was up to its usual standard of beauty. 

On January 20th, the Prefects of the College conducted the 
service. AlcCulloch I read the lesson. Brown I read the Psalm, Jackson 
and LeBoutiliier read the prayers, and Fraser gave the address. This 
service will always be remembered as one of the highlights of the 

Their Excellencies 

On February 10th, at our morning Matins, in the presence of Earl 
and Viscountess Alexander of Tunis, we held a Memorial Service for 
His Late Alajesty, King George Vl. The Headmaster read the lesson, 
and the Chaplain gave the sermon. Mr. Lord concluded his sermon 
with these lines: 

And ,God poured an exquisite wine, 

That was daily renewed to him. 

In the clear- welhng love of his peoples 

That was daily accrued to him. 

Honour and service we gave him, rejoicingly fearless; 

Faith absolute, trust beyond speech, and a friendship as peerless, 

And since he was master and servant in all that we ask him, 

Wc leaned hard on his wisdom in all things, 

Knowing not how we tasked him. 

We accepted his toil as our right— none spared, none excused him, 

When he was bowed by his burden, his rest was refused him. 

THE ASH BU Rl A .V 27 

We held our Annual Confirmation Service on March 13th, when 
the Bishop of Ottawa, the Right Reverend Robert Jefferson, adminis- 
tered this ancient rite. Further record of this service is mentioned 
elsewhere in this magazine. 

Again we have been pleased to see the parents who have attended 
our services this year. Elmwood has continued its reijular attendance, 
and we are pleased to welcome them all. 

The Rev. W. J. Lord, our new School Chaplain, has ijiven us 
many fine addresses during the year. 

After Evensong on Sunday, .May 14th, we were privileged to have 
with us the Rev. Eldon Davis, just returned from India where he has 
been a missionary for the past five years. I le showed us slides illustrat- 
ing his travels in tlie northern part of India bordering on Tibet, and 
gave us an interesting and inspirational talk on his work there. 

Sunday, .May 18th, was "Battle of the Atlantic Sunday". This 
was celebrated in our chapel by having a large number of parents 
and visitors in naval uniform, and the service had a nautical flavour. 
The lesson was read by Commander W. Strange, and the Chaplain 
gave the sermon. In his sermon, Mr. Lord made reference to the fact 
that our late founder was on the Athenia when this ship was sunk 
in the early days of the war, and of the courage, and fortitude which 
Dr. W'oollcombe showed at that time. He concluded with our ancient 
and beautiful School Prayer which was used by Sir Francis Drake, 
Admiral of the Fleet, before he set sail for Cadiz. 

The Chapel Staffs who have been responsible for the operation of 
the Chapel have been the Chaplain; with .Mr. L. H. Sibley as Organist 
and Choirmaster; L. Hart as Assistant Organist; Allan .McCulloch, 
Senior Chapel Clerk; and William Lee, Eric Clark, Peter .McCulloch, 
and William Slattery as Assistant Chapel Clerks. 



Back row: Rev. W. J. Lord (School Chaplain), P. LeBoutillier (Crucifer), L. H. Sibley, 

Esq., (Organist and Choirmaster). 
Second row: T. Kerr, O. Zeitz, D. Baird, G. MacLaren, S. Hamilton, J. Deachman, 

J. Wallis, A. Sugden, J. Hopkins, R. Strange. 

Third row: T. Williams, P. Barkway, N. Danvent, M. Sutherland, A. Nadigal, 

J. Beament, P. Blakeney, K. Stephen. 

Front row: J. Powell, K. Cook, P. Ince. 


THIS year the Choir have had a weekly choir practice on Mondays. 
At this time, besides voice training we have been concerned with 
learning the parts of the service, and have now mastered a new set of 
responses for Matins. 

The members of the Choir this year are: D. Baird, P. Barkway, J. 
Beament, P. Blakeney, M. Bogert, K. Cook, N. Darwent, J. Deachman, 
S. Hamilton, J. Hopkins, P. Ince, T. Kerr, G. MacLaren, P. Murphy, 
A. Nadigel, J. Powell, K. Stephen, R. Strantre, M. Sutherland, A. 
Sugden, J. Wallis, M. Weston, T. Williams, (). Zeitz. C. P. R. LeBou- 
tillier, Crucifer and Server; G. P. Jackson, Assistant Crucifer. 

One of the highlights for the Choir was the Annual Carol Service 
held on December 16th. At this service, the Choir sang the following 



carols: "Shepherds in the Field Abiding"; '"Twas in the Moon of 
W intertinie "; "Lo, how a Rose e'er Blooming"; "I Saw Three Ships 
Come Sailing In"; "The Little Cireen Fir Tree"; and "In the Bleak 
Midwinter". Once more there w as such an attendance at this service, 
that we repeated it for the students the following Tuesday evening 
before the Christmas dinner. 

This year we have also had the Choir in attendance at all dail\' 
Matins, and this has helped greatly in improving the singing. 

On Friday, May 23rd, we held our Annual Choir Party consisting 
of swimming, movies and refreshments. This made a fitting conclusion 
to a task well done. 

Mention should be made of the assistance given the Choir by the 
Mothers' Guild, and Mrs. \^. Linstrum, the latter acting as Choir 
iM other for the year. 

The organist and choirmaster has been Mr. L. 11. Sibley. 

Back roii-: W. H. Eastwood, W. H. Birbeck. D. M. \\'iddrington. R. F. McCulloch, 

B. R. Grogan, S. S. Bodger, J. S. Irvin. 
Middle ro^i-: G. H. Gorrie, B. C. Seed, F. A. Reid, Rev. W. J. Lord, P. Barkway, 

K. A. Kingston, P. R. Echlin. 

Front rou:: K. H. Stephen, M. W. Sutherland, R. I". Deachman, J. M. W'allis, 

J. R. Hopkins. D. C. Baird, T. A. Kerr, R. T. Williams. 



THE Annual Confirmation Service was held on Thursday, March 
13th, at 8 p.m. 

The service was conducted by The Right Reverend Robert 
Jefferson, D.D., D.C.L., Lord Bishop of Ottawa. Assisting Clergy 
were: Archdeacon J. C. Anderson, B.A., Diocesan Secretary; Rev. 
W. D. Christie, B.A., Rural Dean, Rector of All Saints' Church, W'est- 
boro; Rev. A. T. Carson, iVI.A., B.D., Rector of St. Bartholomew's 
Church, Ottawa, and the School Chaplain. 

The Bishop in his address stressed the importance of the four 
orders of the Laying on of Hands:— Confirmation, the Ordaining of 
Deacons, the Ordaining of Priests and Bishops. Goodness, honesty, and 
a readiness to defend the Faith, he said, are especially needed today with 
Christian principles being attacked on all sides. Bishop Jefferson called 
upon the candidates to develop wisdom and understanding to meet the 
challenore which lies ahead. 

The opening Procession was led by Crucifer C. Pierre LeBoutillier, 
followed by the Choir and the Clergy. The School Chaplain presented 
the Candidates, the Archdeacon read the Introduction, and the Scriptures 
were read by Rev. A. T. Carson. 

Following the service, a reception was held for the Confirmation 
Candidates, relatives and friends. 

The following were the candidates:— Kenneth H. C. Stephen, 
Ottawa; Aiervin W. Sutherland, Alont Laurier, P.Q.; Peter Barkway, 
Ottawa; Robert J. F. Deachman, Ottawa; John M. Wallis, Ottawa; 
John R. Hopkins, Ottawa; David C. Baird, Ottawa; Thomas A. M. Kerr, 
Ottawa; Roger T. WiUiams, Toronto; Brian C. Seed, Grandmere, P.Q.; 
Frederick A. Reid, Ottawa; Graeme H. Y. Gorrie, Brockville; Ross 
F. N. McCulloch, Lancaster; Bruce R. Grogan, iVIontreal; Stephen S. 
Bodger, iMontreal; Joseph R. Irvin, Ottawa; \Villiam H. Eastwood, 
A'enezuela; William H. Birbeck, Venezuela; David AL T. W'iddrington, 
New York; Paul R. Echlin, Ottawa; Kenneth A. Kingston, Maniwaki, 



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ON November 13th, a group from the iMiddle and Upper Schools 
paid a visit to the Bell Telephone Company of Canada. Here we 
were shown the necessary equipment to handle all the telephones of 
Ottawa. We were particularly interested in the CFRA Transmitting 
equipment. The trunk lines, the millions of intricate tiny wires, the 
advanced electronic devices, the telephone switchboards, and the 
preparations for television all impressed us, and we came away with 
much more respect for and knowledge of the instrument which has 
proven such a boon to modern progress. 

On January 12th, we made our Annual Tour of the Gatineau 
Power Company. Again this tour proved very useful to us in our 
Matriculation Physics Class, and showed how practical this subject is. 

Later in the month, on January 26th, we had a most interesting trip 
to the Gatineau Commercial Alcohols. This plant is situated next door 
to the International Pulp and Paper Company. The waste sulphite 
liquor is piped over from the paper plant to be used to make alcohol. 
Out of every 8,000 gallons of this liquid, only 8 gallons of alcohol result, 
so the efficiency of this plant of necessity must be high. The large 
distillation towers, the huge quantity of instruments and electronic 
control equipment are a vital part of the plant make up. We also 
learned that the purest forms of alcohol go into the manufacture of 
antifreeze, and other industrial products. Here, even the steam is used 
over and over, until all its heat energy has been dissipated. 

We were privileged on February 1st to have some Naval films 
shown here at the College. Peter Gilbert spoke to the group assembled 
on careers in the Navy, and emphasized the importance of a sound 
education and technical know how. We are most indebted to .Mr. 
Gilbert for obtaining these films for us. 

On February 8th, a large group from the school paid a visit to 
the National Research Council under the auspices of the Chemical 
Institute of Canada. Mr. Douglas Walkington of Canadian Industries 
Limited was the guest speaker of the evening. The title of his address 
was "The Romance of Chemistry." He illustrated his talk with a 
number of special demonstrations including plastic combs, tumblers, 
bowls, and even water pipes, nylons, rav^ons, and snow used to decorate 
Christmas trees. He traced the tremendous strides made by the chemical 
industry in the last twelve years with such products as plastics, nylon, 
rayon, and sulfa drugs. He pointed out that it took 10 years of research 
and an outlay of $28,000,000 to produce nylon. He went on to explain 
that the ideas of Chemistry are not new. He even had a chemical 
explanation for a kiss. The theory was that on hot days cavemen used 
to lick each other to get salt their bodies had lost through perspiration. 




E. H. Sibley, Esq., A. R. MacEaren, Esq., 

R. Schacher, P. Foulkes, I. MacEaren, 

S. Mclnnes, G. Jackson. 

"Somewhere along the line, 
one of rhcni found it much 
more pleasant to lick the cheek 
of the opposite sex. Today 
they're even putting saccharine 
into lipstick to make kissini]^ 
taste sweeter." 

He told us that chemists 
are working on woollen and 
cotton textiles, and he predicted 
that there would be wonderful 
deyelopments such as men's 
shirts which wouldn't need 
starch, clothing which kept a 
crease after being taken into 

a shower bath, and thoroughly soaped and watered. Ashbury Colles^e 
had the largest representation at this meeting oyer any other school in 

On February 16th, a smaller group consisting of Schacher, .Mclnnes, 
Jackson, Salom, .MacLaren, Foulkes and Air. Sibley journeyed to the 
.MacLaren Pulp and Paper Company at Buckingham, P.Q. Here Mr. 
A. R. MacLaren spent the morning showing us through the Paper Mill 
at .Masson, and then we went on to the logging mill at Buckingrham. 
We found that this Company produces over 700 tons of newsprint per 
week in their large paper machines. After a very pleasant lunch at the 
home of Mr. A. R. MacLaren, we journeyed back to Ottawa in the 

Throughout these tours, the fundamental idea has been to broaden 
our ideas of education, to show the practicality of our studies, and to 
give us some insight into the great industrial wealth which Canada 
possesses. The trips were all organized by Mr. Sibley, ably assisted by 
Foulkes, LeBoutillier and Jackson. 


Ox Thursday morning, February 21, eleven Senior Science students, 
under the enthusiastic leadership of Mr. Sibley, caught the bus at 
8 a.m. for Kingston. Wt travelled on bare roads through Prescott and 
Brockville, and arrived at the Royal Military College at 12 noon. There 
we were met b\^ Captain M alone who introduced us to four Senior 
Cadets who led us in groups of three through part of the College Build- 
ings. W'e saw the gym, the swimming pool, the recreation hall, and 
the dormitories. By then, it was time for lunch in the dining hall. 
After lunch. Col. Sau^yer, the Director of Studies, gave us a talk on 
R.ALC. He stated four major objectives of the College: To instil (i) 
a sense of values (ii) knowledge (iii) judgment and (iv) discipline. We 



Around the table left to right: C. P. LeBoutillier, G. P. Jackson, G. Carne, I. .MacLaren, 

P. Foulkes, H. Cottingham, D. Irwin, A. Edmison, Esq., L. H. Siblev, Esq., P. MacEwen, 

R. Younger, Dr. Tracv, L. Abbott, J. Law son. 

then split up into two groups under the guidance of two Naval Officers 
to continue our tour. Some of the highlights of this tour were: seeing 
how brittle rubber tubing becomes in liquid air, and the making of an 
experimental submarine. After this tour we were introduced to eleven 
recruits who were our hosts for the rest of the afternoon. We were 
introduced bv them to the old "Stone Frigate," the home of the recruits. 
After a fine supper, we took our leave of R.AI.C. I think the thing 
which impressed us most was the outstanding smartness of the cadets 
themselves, their uniform good appearance, and their distinct and smart 

Early on Friday morning we set out after breakfast for the Alu- 
minium Company of Canada. Arriving there at 9.15 a.m. we first went 
into the office building where we were told what we were going to see 
over a table model of the plant. This plant does not make aluminium 
from the bauxite ore. It processes the metal, rolls and extrudes it into 
the many industrial forms r.s we know it, such as pots and pans, \>netian 
blinds, or foil for packaging. Upon arrival at Kingston, the pure ingots 
are melted in furnaces for the preparation of different alloys. "Mustard 
Gas" is used for the refining here. Rolling is the chief process of 
fabrication. After being softened bv preheating, the ingots are rolled 
back and forth between large cylinders until they are flattened into long 
thin sheets. Tubes, we found, are manufactured by the extrusion 
process. We also saw how aluminium was "shined". The lustre is 
not permanent. It lasts about a year, then regains its characteristic 


dullness. Then \vc were shown the foil deparrmenr. Foil tor all C>ana- 
dian cigarettes is made here, even the foil used to pack tea, which is 
shipped to the East, and then back again w ith the tea. 

At 11.00 a.m. we walked over to the Aluminium Laboratories 
Limited, which is a completely different organization from the process- 
ing plant. Here they carry on all the metallurgical tests on aluminium 
and alloys of it. The "soundness" of the metal, for example, is tested 
by a wave device with an oscillograph. Defects such as cracks, gas 
bubbles, etc. w ill show up by this method. We were also shown man\- 
other tests such as those for corrosion, and stress and strain. 

At noon we arrived at Queen's L niversity Students Union. 1 Icre 
we were entertained ar lunch. Mr. A. F.dmison, the Assistant to the 
Principal; Dr. Tracy, Professor of Classics and Director of the Summer 
School; and .Mr. John Chance, Secrctar\- of the Lndowmcnt Fund, 
represented the L iiiversity. After lunch we went on a quick tour of 
the L'nion. 

At 2 p.m. we were taken to the C-I-L Nylon Plant which we found 
was extremely modern. To open this tour, we were shown a film on 
the manufacture of nylon, with a detailed talk to go with it. This 
Nylon Company makes yarn only, not finished products. It is the only 
one of its kind in Canada and has approximately 950 employees. The 
plant receives diamine and adipic acid derived from benzene, and turns 
these into nylon. Nitrogen qj.s is also used. All the oxygen must be 
removed from this gas which is brought into the plant in pressure 
cylinders, to clear the liquid. If the oxygen was left in, it would leave 
the yarn brown, which is undesirable for dyeing purposes. After this 
is done, titanium dioxide is added to make the fibre opaque. Another 
acid is now added to aid polymerization. A\'e saw the liquid nylon 
coming through the spinnerets, to be solidified by having cold air blown 
onto it, and then it was wound on spools. The "staple" nylon is 
stretched until it is four times its original length, and then it is twisted. 
At the end of the tour we were entertained in the cafeteria, and then 
were shown into a show room of finished nylon goods. Here we 
realized the versatility of this product of scientific genius. The em- 
phasis in this plant is on safety, cleanliness, and quality. 

We left this plant in time to straighten up before a private dinner 
given in our honour by Dr. F. W. Atack, the President of the Dye and 
Chemical Company of Kingston. At this dinner we also had the 
pleasure of meeting his other guests, Drs. Frost and Butler of Queen's, 
and his own company officers. During coffee, this erudite scholar and 
businessman, spoke to us informally. He made four points: 

(i) Des^rees, no matter how many you have, mean nothing by 

themselves. More important is how you get along with 


(ii) You may be studying for a Junior or Senior Matriculation. 

The important thing is you are learning how to study and 


work, and if you learn how to do that, you are on the rifi^ht 

road, because you will have to work all the rest of your life, 
(iii) No one is supremely happy by himself. Happiness comes 

from making other people around you happy,— by constantly 

doing something for others, 
(iv) You do not have to know 100° o more than the next man, 

only 10% more and that will be quite sufficient for hfe. 
Dr. Frost, in thanking him, added a piece of his own philosophy. 
He said that no one can get anywhere in the world without working, 
and that one should not wait around for the breaks. Air. Sibley, our 
genial Science Master, then thanked Dr. Atack not only for the dinner, 
but also for being "our chief guide and stay" during the trip, as well 
as for providing transportation, which during the trip amounted to 
46 cabs. 

After dinner we were shown the laboratories of Queen's University 
by Drs. Frost and Butler. Notable among the exhibits we saw were 
a working model of a "bubble cap" tower, and a fractional distillation 
unit. Following this little tour, hospitality was further offered us in 
the form of coffee and doughnuts, served to us at the home of Mr. 
Fdmison. Wt were then driven back to our hotel, propping our eyes 
up with match sticks, and so to bed, or to drop down manilla ropes. 

At 9.45 a.m., the next morning, we were at the Dye and Chemical 
Company. At the outset of this tour we were told about butter dyeing 
by a technician. Yes, butter as well as margerine and cheese is dyed 
before it reaches our tables. We were then shown some of the processes 
used here. For example— sulphur seal for softening leather, dry clean- 
ing chemicals, "impregnite" for decomposing mustard gas, sulphinated 
tallow to soften textiles, and Italian "amato" seeds to colour cheeses. 
At 1 1 a.m. M'e arrived at the Canadian Locomotive \\'orks which 
is now turning out Diesel Locomotives. The part that impressed us 
here was the machine shop. In it we saw a great gadget which is a 
"magic eye electronic tracer" for cutting the shapes of the metals 

After this final and interesting inspection we returned to our hotel 
and had lunch. By 2 p.m. we were on the bus headed for home. Bv 
6.30 p.m. we were in Ottawa. 

In conclusion, 1 am sure that we are all 100% richer, not onlv for 
having had an entertaining time, but also for undergoing an excellent 
educational experience. We are more aware now of the great indus- 
trial development of Canada, its efficiency, its educational progress and 
its great diversity. Our thanks go to all who helped to make this trip 
such a memorable one, and particularly to Mr. Sibley who spent many 
hours in organizing it. 

Those who attended were: MacLaren I, Cotringham, Foulkes, 
Jackson, Irwin, MacLwcn, Younger, Abbott, Lawson 1, LeBoutillier, 
and your reporter, Carne. 



FOR some years now, thanks to the generosity of friends of the 
School, there have been awards for nearly every extra-curricular 
event— not only on the games field but in such competitions as poetry 
reading and public speaking. Until this year the outstanding exception 
has been the drama. 

The annual play absorbs the time and interest of the players for 
approximately three hundred boy-hours and, if for no other reason, 
accomplishment in the art would certainly^ seem of sufficient import- 
ance to merit tangible recognition. Hence the establishment this year 
of a trophy for outstanding contribution to school drama was hailed 
with enthusiasm and appreciation. 

This trophy has been donated by one of Ashbury's recent Old 
Boys, Mr. Gordon Fischel, who took part in Ashbury-Elmwood plays 
during several years. .Man\^ will remember his spirited performance 
as Pengard, the cut-throat bo'sun in "Captain Applejack" and as 
iMcConus, the suave, conservative family solicitor in Shaw's, "You 
Never Can Tell". Then, earlier than either of these, was Yusuf, the 
disreputable but philosophic Arab of "Hassan", by James Elroy 
Flecker. It was said of him by Mr. J. N. Shaw, Ashburian's dramatic 
critic of that year, "... his expressive face, his vivid pantomime, made 
it difficult to recognize in the shiftless Arab I saw before me the 
imperturbable and languid mathematician of my Form I\^." 

On a recent visit to the School, Gordon recalled these early 
histrionic capers with a good deal of enjoyment and felt he would 
like to commemorate them by offering a trophy for annual competition 
by the male members of the cast in these joint productions. 

It was decided that the trophy should be called "The David 
Garrick Cup for Dramatic Art" and should be awarded to the boy who 
has, either by a single performance or a series of performances, made 
the most valuable contribution to School dramatics during the year 
or years of his participation. 

We have much pleasure in announcing John Fraser as the first 
winner of The David Garrick Cup, in consideration of two consecutive 
years of able and effective acting; in 1951 he played Montague 
jordon in "Eliza Comes to Stay", and in 1952 he appeared in "Nothing 
But the Truth," in the role of E. M. Ralston. 

Our sincerest thanks go to Mr. Gordon Fischel (who, by the way, 
donated also a trophy for the mile race) for his spontaneous and 
generous thought for Ashbury and for the encouragement of dramatic 
talent in the School. 



THE contest was celebrated on Sunday, April 27th, and again proved 
most interesting and worthwhile. It was inaugurated two vears 
ago by Mr. C. G. Drayton, at that time Junior Housemaster, but now, 
unfortunately, no longer at Ashbury. It is, we feel, a valuable heritage 
that he left us, and one which we hope ma\^ be maintained for many 
years to come. 

The competitors were divided into three groups— Senior School, 
Middle School, and Junior School. Each read three selections— a set 
piece, a selection of his own choosing, and an "unseen", and the degree 
of interest and ability shown by all \\'as really most gratifying. 

Professor G. B. Johnston of the English Department of Carleton 
College was kind enough to adjudicate the contest, and his penetrating 
and helpful comments on the merits and weaknesses of the respective 
readings were constructive in the extreme. We are much indebted to 
Professor Johnston for his kindness in devoting time and talent to tlie 

The winners were: Senior— G. Jackson; Middle— S. Woollcombe; 
lunior— M. A\'eston. 


ON Mav 4th the Public Speaking candidates assembled in Rhodes 
Hall for the annual competition. Considerable improvement was 
a^ain evident amongst the majority of the contestants— particularly in 
the Intermediate and Junior Divisions. At times in the past these 
groups have show n a tendency either to read or recite their material; 
this year, however, there were scarcely any who frankly relied upon 
either a full manuscript or a feat of memorization. On the contrary, 
most appeared to speak from skeleton notes and thereby conveyed a 
convincing effect of spontaneity and sincerity. 

A fine variety of topics included such themes as: "The Battle of 
the St. Lawrence Seaways" (iMcCulloch I); "Italy" (Koltz); "Fishing" 
(Woollcombe); "Hobbies" (Mulkins); "Parasitic Fish" (Kerr II); 
"Cyclones in the Indian Ocean" (Hamilton); "Tolerance" (Hiney), 
and "Public Speaking" (McA'Nulty). 

The Adjudicators, iMessrs. D. L. Polk and A. B. Belcher, awarded 
the honours as follows: J. Fraser was named the winner of the Senior 
Group, with a discussion of "Civil Defence"; the Intermediate contest 
was won by Michael Rasminsky, speaking on "My \^isit to \\'ashington", 
and the Junior prize was carried by Gordon Gale who hazarded a 
number of somewhat precarious theories on the source and nature of the 
Flying Saucer. 

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THIS year the First team set out with great expectations. Most of 
the players returned a week early to set a pattern of stiff training, 
but it did not take long to realize that we were not a powerhouse. \Ve 
lost our games with Fisher Park, Bishop's and L.C.C., in nearly every 
case by one touchdown. But we came back after a thorough beating to 
win the second game against R.M.C. in thrilling fashion. 


Our first important game was played at Bishop's in a steady drizzle 
on Saturday, October 6. Ashbury kicked off, and held Bishop's, 
forcing them to kick. Gill ran the kick back forty yards. On the 
next play, we sent a beautiful old fashioned end run from Nowakowski 
on the Bishop's forty yard line, to Cardinal to Brown to Sobie, who 
crossed the goal-line on the run. From then on, the team played as if 
it had been a mistake. The convert failed. Featuring end sweeps and 
plunges by linemen. Bishop's scored a rouge, a converted touchdown, 
and another rouge in that order, behind the hard driving of Pratt and 
Southward. At half time the score was 8 to 5. In the second half it 
was B.C.S. all the way. The purple made three T.D.s, and led 24 to 5 
at the end. On the last play of the game. Gill, trapped deep in his own 
end zone, returned the kick' to save a point, giving the school something 
to cheer about. There was only one serious injury— to Les Cardinal. 
A driving tackle by Badger, heard all over the field, put the Ashbury 
half on the sidelines for two weeks with a severe charleyhorse. Out- 
standing for the school were Gill, Wharton, Hart, and Cy Sobie, who 
played the last half of the game with a badly swollen nose. 

Final score— B.C.S. 24, Ashbury 5. 


The return match was one week later, and the weather this time 
was ideal. As before, Ashbury scored first with a touchdown plunge 
by Don Brown, converted by Ned Rhodes. A costly fumble by 
fourteen-year-old Joe Irvin set B.C.S. up for a converted touchdown by 
Porter. An Ashbury drive, featured by accurate passes from Brown 
to Gill, was stopped as the first half ended with the score 6 to 6. In 
the 3rd quarter a Bishop's drive was halted deep in our end as we 
recovered a B.C.S. fumble. But we returned the favour, and the 
second time they made no mistake about it. Porter croinor over a^ain 


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Bjr/(' rozi-: Gilbert, Xueman, Algrs.), McCulloch II, Foulkes, Holland, Gamble I, 

Rosenberg, R. H. Perry, Esq. 
Second roiv: Freedman, Bloomstone, Cottingham, Dodge, Lee, MacXeil, A\'iddrington, 

T. H. Lawson, Esq. (Coach). 
Third rozv: Gill I, Hogben, LeBoutillier, Brown I (Gapt.) W'ansbrough, Cardinal I, 

Finlav I. 
Front roiv: MacLaren I. Wharton, Sobie I, Rhodes I, Irvin, Hart, Nowakowski. 

for another converted T.D. The final quarter saw a see-saw battle, 
but no score. Brown's passing and running, the blocking of Foulkes, 
and the tackling of Wharton stood out for Ashbury. 
Final score— Bishop's 13, Ashbury 6. 


Our next game was against Fisher Park. Fisher kicked otf, but 
soon regained possession. O'Connell led them to an early touchdown, 
converted bv Butler. An Ashbury drive in the second quarter cul- 
minated in a quarter-back sneak by Sobie for a T.D. converted by 
Rhodes. Sobie was playing his first game at quarter. Fisher came 
right back, and O'Connell, a hard-driving half, again scored on a 


sensational run from centre field. The game see-sawed back and forth, 
with no further score. The play, especially on the line, was unneces- 
sarily rough, but fortunately there were no injuries. 

Final score— Fisher Park 1 1 , Ashbury 6. 


The first of what we hope will be an annual event, took place at 
R.M.C. on Saturday, October 20, in perfect weather conditions. As 
usual, Ashbury drew first blood with a safety touch by Don Brown. 
Then R.M.C. showed its teeth, and soon scored an unconverted touch- 
down. But not till close to the end of the first half did the Cadets 
really begin to roll, scoring another T.D. In the 3rd quarter, age and 
weight took its toll, as R.M.C. marched almost at will, utilizing especi- 
ally a well-executed flat pass. The score was 34-1 when Ashbury 
suddenly came to life again in the last quarter. When a green and red 
drive was halted on the R.M.C. 25-yard line, Ned Rhodes booted a 
perfect field goal. And before full time. Brown had kicked another 
rouge to net five points for the school. Despite the score, it was felt 
that Ashbury had done extremely well against superior opposition. 
Hart, who played sixty minutes, was outstanding on the line, and 
MacLaren shone in the backfield, especially on pass defence. 

Final score— R.M.C. 34, Ashbury 5. 


Sparked by the brilliant quarterbacking of diminutive Cy Sobie, 
the school scored a surprising upset over R.M.C. 2nds in the return 
match under excellent weather conditions. Taking advantage of every 
R.AI.C. slip, the alert green and red squad rolled to an early 6-0 lead 
on a six yard plunge by Captain Don Brown. Ned Rhodes converted. 
R.M.C. came right back on a series of end sweeps, and soon evened the 
count at 6-6. x'Xn R.iM.C. half hobbled one of Brown's well-timed 
quick kicks behind his own goal-line, and was rouged. Half time score 
was 7-6 for Ashbury. In the 3rd quarter the school staged a spirited 
offensive. Sobie carried over on a quarterback sneak, and fumbled, 
but teammate Ken Finlay recovered for an uncoverted T.D. 

From then on, it was R.M.C. on the march. The Cadets took 
possession in their own end, and marched down the field on steady 
plunges and end sweeps to score again. The determined Ashbury line, 
led by Laurie 1 1 art, broke through to smother the convert and preserve 
the one point lead. With time running out, R.M.C. took possession, 
and after a beautiful long pass, found themselves again on Ashbury 's 
doorstep. Unable to crack the school line, they attempted a field goal 
from fifteen yards out. The kick was just wide of the post. Sobie 
caught the b.ill fifteen yards behind his own goal-line, and with an 



amazing burst of speed, scooted 
back through a maze of players 
to his own seven yard line, to 
save the day for Ashbury. 
Three plays later the game 
ended. Outstanding for the 
winners were the tackling of 
Wharton, Cardinal and Alac- 
Laren, the blocking of Dodge 
and Hart, and the brilliant all- 
round plav of Sobie. 

Final score— Ashbury 12, 

It's across! 

R.Al.C. 11 


On the first Saturday in November we met L.C.C. in a sea of slush. 
Their headmaster offered to postpone the game, but the team was itching 
to play, so we did. In the first half each team made two touches and 
a convert, L.C.C. 's by steady drives down the field, Ashubry's on two 
spectacular plays. The first was a recovery^ of an L.C.C. fumble on 
their forty yard line by Cardinal, who ran for the T.D. The other 
was a sensational seventy-five yard end sweep by John Gill after a 
looping lateral from Cardinal. Ned Rhodes made the convert. Half 
time score: 11-11. In the third quarter each team scored again, and 
both T.D.'s were converted. Ashbury 's came again from forty yards 
out, as Sobie repeated Cardinal's feat. The fourth quarter was the 
"piece de resistance"; by this time the field was a sea of mud, the 
players were indistinguishable, and visibility was nil owing to the damp 
snow that was falling. The school fumbled away more than one 
chance, and L.C.C. scored two rouges to win the game 19-17. Hart, 
Freedman and Finlay stood out defensively while GilFs powerful 
running and all-round play was a feature of the game. 

Final score— L.C.C. 19, Ashbury 17. 


The annual Old Boys' game w as played in a sea of snow. The old 
boys, generalled and sparked by Mr. Tony Price, almost achieved 
team coordination; but pants that wouldn't fit, and other such com- 
plications, marred their efficiency. A spectacular seventy yard plunge 
by Les Cardinal, and a picture pass from Brown to Gill accounted for 
the school's two majors, as they coasted to a \2-0 victory. 

Final score— School 12, Old Boys 0. 

A Connaught powerhouse overwhelmed a game W'oollcombe squad 
in the annual Ffouse game. W'oollcombe held the powerhouse scoreless 
for the first half. Then Finlay fell on a blocked pass behind \\'ooll- 



combe's goal-line to open the scoring for Connaught. Pete .McCulloch 
threw a long^ looping pass to Gill for the next major— a spectacular feat. 
Then Don Gamble recovered a Connaught fumble to set up Cardinal 
for \Voollcombe's T.D. Andy Wells blocked Bloomstone's attempted 
convert. The plunging of Ken Finlay was a surprising feature of the 

e ... it was rough. 

Final score— Connaujjht 12, A\oollcombe 5. 


The overall picture of the season shows hard play and good sports- 
manship in all games, especially those with R.M.C. We hope this pair 
of e^ames will be only the first of many between us. 

At the top of our list of patrons is Mr. E. N. Rhodes, who donated 
to the team fourteen magnificent parkas, and nine sturdy tackling 
dummies, which improved the blocking and tackling immensely. We 
are very grateful for Mr. Rhodes' generosity, and for his constant 
interest and encouragement. 

Outstanding tacklers throughout the season were Cardinal, Whar- 
ton, Foulkes, MacLaren, and Lee. Hart, who played sixty minutes in 
nearly every game, Mas the backbone of the line, along with Dodge 
and Foulkes. Sobie's brilliant quarterbacking, and Brown's allround 
dependability, sportsmanship, and good leadership sparked the offensive. 
John Gill's unquenchable good humour was a boon to the team. From 
the start it was obvious that everyone wanted to cooperate to give the 
team that extra something that \\'ill eventually produce many more 
victories than we have had in the past. Much credit for stimulating 
coordination and sportsmanship should go to our coach Mr. Tom 

Lawson, who has been a constant source of 
inspiration all through the football season. 

The team: Coach, T. \\'. Lawson; 
Snap, Sandy Wansbrough, Bill Lee; Insides, 
Laurie Hart, .Murray Hogben, Pierre Le- 
Boutillier, Howard Cottinghani; Middles, 
Phil Foulkes, Tony Holland, Dick Freed- 
man. Jack Dodge, Bob Bloomstone; Lnds, 
Gerry \\ harton. Ken Finlay, Pete AIcCul- 
loch, Hugh MacNeil; Quarterback, Cy 
Sobie; Halves, Don Brown, John Ciill, 
Chris Xowakowski, Don Gamble; W'ing- 
backs, Ian iMacLaren, Joe Irvin; .\hinagers, 
Pete Gilbert, Mike Widdrinffton. 





Back roil-: Capt. G. W. Higgs (Coach), Brown II, Lawson I, Eraser, Echlin, Ochoa II, 

Cardinal II, Pillcr. 

Second roiv: Grace, Turcotte, Finlav II, Shurlv, Baer, Kemp, Riddcll. 

Third rozv: Drew, Sinclair, Hicks, Grimsdale, Kingston, Hore. 

Front rozv: Scott, Wells, \\'edd, Ross, A'IcInnes, Gimenez III. 


THE beginning of the season saw us with a large percentage of new- 
talent. There were only a very few players from last year's second 
team. By the time of our first game, the average weight and experience 
of the team had been sharply raised by the addition to our ranks of 
quite a few of last year's players who had been trying out for the first 
team. Even with this welcome addition, we still were pretty small 
and pretty light for an under-sixteen team. W q found durins^ the 
season that we were always smaller than our opponents, but in spite 
of this, weight was never the main factor against us. We never lost 
a game by size alone. 

Our first games with Lindenlea were, to say the least, smashing 
defeats. We were consistently on the wrong side of the score— and 
usually by quite a margin. The scores of our first three games were 
26-0, 23-3, and 18-6. As the scores indicate we did improve slightly 
from game to game. Still, we were needlessly outplayed. Our basic 



troubles were fumbles, and a fatal lack of line protection which was 
often the cause of fumbles. In general we needed more spirit and more 
drive if we ever hoped to win a game. 

In spite of their results, these games gave us the practice we needed 
before meeting Bishop's. We were fortunate, this season, in not suffer- 
ing any serious injuries, so that these practice games strengthened the 
team without any cost in men. They gave us the experience we 
needed in blocking and tackhng, and in running plays against an oppo- 
sition who meant business. 


\Ve had a very pleasant trip down by chartered bus, and after a 
good meal at the New Sherbrooke Hotel, we proceeded to B.C.S. where 
we spent the night. Saturday morning dawned cold and clear, with an 
incli or two of frost on the ground and by kick-oif time the weather 
was ideal. 

Bishop's kicked off, and the game was even for the first quarter, 
with no side securing any distinct advantage in play. The second quarter 
saw us move up towards scoring position, but eventually we had to give 
the ball away on a third down kick. The result was spectacular. Their 
receiver fumbled while being tackled behind the Bishop's goal line. 
Everyone dashed for the ball, but it was picked up by Gregg of B.C.S. 
who then made a breathtaking run from five yards behind his own goal 
line for a touchdown. The convert was incomplete. The situation 
remained unchanged at half-time and the score was 5-0. Wc still were 
reasonably hopeful, for with one or two obvious exceptions, we had 
done very well. The score in our game at B.C.S. the previous year 
had stood at 5-0 for them at half time and we had almost won it. This 
time, perhaps, we could finish the job. 

Unfortunately it was not to be. From then on. Bishop's showed a 
marked superiority and managed to prevent us from getting in scoring 
position, as well as making two unconverted touchdowns themselves. 
Both of these were scored by Pratt, and w^ere a result of systematic 
advances down the field. At the end of the game the score stood at 
15-0 for Bishop's, and left us with nothing but hopes for the following 
Saturday when we were to meet again at Ashbury. 

In this game, our line functioned quite well, although many more 
tackles might have been made. The one fault on which they capitalized 
on their first touchdown, was failure to have a safety-man stay back 
to take care of breakaways. Everybody had been drawn in after the 
ball and the first receiver, and their man picked up the fumble and ran 
the length of the field unopposed. We were all behind him as he ran, 
and there was no one between him and the goal line. 


This was probably the best football game played by an Ashbury 
second team against Bishop's College School. It was undoubtedlv the 
outstanding game of this season. Our team had ironed out many defects 
in the week since our last game— particularly in defensive play. We 
profited by mistakes that had cost us much in the previous game, and 
would probably have been more costly this time. 

Once again it was ideal football weather— sunn\- and cold and 
with no wind. Bishop's elected to receive, and the game started with 
Ashbury kicking off. The play was very even for the first quarter 
and no team established superiority in any way. Our team seemed to 
be working at top efficiency— as indeed did the opposing squad. 

The second quarter saw our team take the initiative and begin a 
march up the field which brought us to the Bishop's 15-yard line with 
a first down. We then switched to an aerial attack— two long forward 
passes which were both incomplete. Then, with ten yards still to go 
on the third down, we kicked, hoping for at least a point on the play. 

Since we were practically on the right touch line, a field goal was 
not attempted. Unfortunately the kick went short, and Bishop's got it 
out without much difficulty to their own one-yard line. 

We still had hopes of making a tackle behind their goal line, but 
now it was their turn for a march up the field. They advanced with 
a deadening series of centre bucks and end runs until on the last play 
of the half thev were on our three-yard line. They attempted a major 
score with a power plunge through the line. This was stopped, but our 
blood ran cold once more when it was discovered that Ashbury had been 
offside and Bishop's were given another down on our one and one-half 
yard line. Their second attempt failed as well, and the half ended in 
a scoreless tie. 

Our first play after running back the kick-otf, was a special quick 
play which had been cooked up previously. The ball was thrown in 
a long forward pass to a sleeper who was running down to receive it. 
Unfortunately the play misfired. The play continued with no break- 
aways for either team until about five minutes in the third quarter. 
Bishop's was in possession and we were able to force them back a good 
twenty yards in two downs, and then they fumbled their kick and were 
forced back some more. This left the ball on their own forty-yard 
line and Ashbury took it from there and before much time had passed. 
Jack Shurly received a long pass from Bill Baer on the 15-yard line, 
and ran the distance for a touchdown. The convert went slightly wide, 
and the score was left at 5-0 for Ashbury. 

At three quarter time. Bishop's were on their own 43 -yard line 
and trying to score. The quarter was the scene of a hard^foughtv 


bitter battle by both sides with B.C.S. getting within range of success 
when thev reached our 10-yard Hne. We got the ball in this crucial 
period, though, and held it until time was called. 

Our victorv was due to a fine spirit on the team and a well-oiled 
and functioning defence— our Hne worked like a charm— particularly 
in such crucial moments as the last plays of the first half. For once 
our few fumbles were not in fatal situations, and though our passes 
were generally incomplete, none of them was intercepted. When a 
pass did click— it paid off. 


In our fourth game against this team we showed up in a much 
better light. Heartened by our victory against Bishop's we played 
reasonably good football. Once again we stopped the enemy with our 
backs to our goalposts, and this time we carried on to centre field. Each 
team got a touchdown but not the convert, and the score ended in a 
5-5 tie. 


Commerce received the kick-off, and then, against inexcusably 
feeble opposition, they went down the field for a touchdown. For the 
rest of the first quarter we barely managed to hold our own, and our 
team didn't begin to play football until near half time w^hen we scored 
with a wide end-run by Andy Wells. Our convert was blocked, and 
the score was tied at 5 all. We spent the third quarter see-sawing 
back and forth around centre field, but by the fourth quarter, we were 
once more on our way down towards scoring position. We never quite 
made it though, and w^re forced to give them the ball. They ran back 
our kick from behind the goal line to their own five. Then beg^an, 
perhaps the worst display of the season. Helped by 25 yards we had 
lost through penalties, they marched into our territory and in the dying 
moments of the game they ran a buck through centre which went on 
for forty yards and the winning touchdown. Their convert was un- 
successful. The game ended with a score 10-5 for Commerce. 

This game ended our season and for our success against Bishop's 
a vote of thanks is certainly due to Capt. Higgs, our coach, and the 
team captain and vice-captain— Jack Shurly and Bill Baer, all of whom 
worked to get the team into shape all through the season. The season 
was not, perhaps, our best, but it was not our worst by any means and 
I think we are all glad to have been a part of the Second Football team 
of 1951. J.iM.F. 




THi: Third Football Team this year enjoyed a perfect season with 
five victories in as many games. With some talented players and 
excellent spirit, a rcmarkal)i\- alert, fast, and hard hitting team was 

The American T formation was used with the twelfth man un- 
balancing the line under the name of Rover. This strengthened the 
line and simplified the backfield. The accent was on fundamentals, a 
few perfected plays, team work, and strict regimentation. The success 
of the experiment recommends it to future "Thirds." 

Sobie 11 did a first rate job as captain and halfback. His driving 
play contributed handsomeh- to the morale of the team and our end of 
the scores. 

Backincj him up on the halfline were such fast men as Murphy, 
Beavers, and Rhodes II while diminutive Cameron developed into a 
most effective quarterback. 


Back roii:: Eschauzier, R. H. Perry, Esq., Kerr II, Beavers, E. A. Price, Esq. (Coach), 

Cameron, Murphv, Rhodes II, Spencer, Ali I. 
Middle roiv: Dalla Rosa, WooUcombe, Brouse, McCulloch HI, Sobie II, Baliantyne, 

Hiney, Sutherland, Alexander. 
Fro?n row: Rasminsky, Hornell, Nadigel, Ali II, Lavvson III, Gorrie. 



A halfline, however, no matter how swift or shifty, cannot run 
without a worthy^ hne. V\'e fortunately had just this in a front wall 
built around Ballantyne, AlcCulloch, W'oollcombe and Alexander 
operating out of centre, rover, middle, and end respectively. Hiney, 
Brouse, Sutherland and Dalla Rosa rounded out the first line, giving in 
fight what they lacked in size. 

Much credit and the thanks of the team are due to Mr. Price whose 
hard, enthusiastic and able training was largely responsible for our 
successful season. 


Ashburv fielded two complete platoons for this match, known as 
A team and B team respectively. The A's rolled at will against lighter 
opposition while the B's lacked punch in offence and defence. Out- 
standing for Sedbergh was Tony Vintcent, perhaps the best all round 
player on the field. 

Final score— Ashbury 38, Sedbergh 18. 


This game saw the meeting of two very evenly matched sides, 
Rockclifi^e enjoying an edge in the air, Ashbury on the ground. At 
half time there was no score. Both teams scored in the third quarter, 
our opponents converting. With three plays left in the game. Murphy 

reeled off seventy yards around 
right end to put Ashburv in 
scoring position. Sobie carried 
the ball over touch on the final 
play behind the savage charg- 
ing of an inspired line. Alex- 
ander kicked the convert. An- 
other well known place kick 
artist, the Governor-General, 
his father, was a spectator. 

Final score— Ashbury 10, 
Hike! RockclifTe 6. 


Ashbury took a weakened squad to Sedbergh and, as the score 
indicates, the play was very even. Such second stringers as Eschauzier 
in the backfield and Nadigel on the line showed to great advantage. 
Had \''intcent been used less sparingly we might easily have suffered 
defeat. We are most grateful to Messrs. Wood and Ross and the 
Sedbergh boys for a wonderful day at their school. 

Final score— Ashbury 20, Sedbergh 15. 


Despite the loss of Murphy through a practice injury, our team 
had a greater edge over Rockcliffe in this game than was evident in the 


first. We drove to an 11-0 lead early in the game and held Rockcliffe 
throughout to a very few rushing yards. Their two scores came on 
passes through our porous pass defence, one on the last play of the ^ame. 

Final score— Ashbury 11, Rockcliffe 10. 


The "Thirds" ended their season with a strong offensive display 
against the plucky choir boys. Although our fulf team was not on 
hand, we had enough power and a little to spare. The opposition was 
dangerous through the air bur were unable to crack our stonewall goal- 
line defences. 

Final score— Ashbury 20, Cathedral 0. 


Ar 8.00 p.m., Friday, November 30th, the annual football dinner was 
attended by the First Team, managers and coach; a few repre- 
sentatives of the Second and Third Teams, and sundry masters. There 
were special guests too: Messrs. J. S. Irvin, A. B. R. Lawrence, E. N. 
Rhodes, R. \\\ Southani, Don Loney, and "The Press". 

With all possible speed an extremely delicious dinner was con- 
sumed, then after a toast to His late Majesty by Mr. R. H. Perry, "The 
Head", one and all relaxed for speeches. Mr. Belcher started the ball 
rolling with an interesting talk on boarding schools, finishing by pro- 
posing a toast to the School. He was thanked by John Gill, quite 
humorously. Then Mr. Brain gave a summary of the team's achieve- 
ments and toasted it. He was thanked by Don Brown, the captain, 
who at that time had intended to present a silver tankard to Mr. E. N. 
Rhodes for his great interest in the team, but Don forgot, and had to do 
it a little while later amid a great deal of mirth. At this time a number 
of presentations were made. Tom Lawson, the coach, announced that 
the best player and winner of the Lee Snelling Trophy was Gerry 
Wharton. He then presented another trophy, this time for the most 
improved player, who was Cv^ Sobie (Dimmie). Football tabs, of green 
felt, were then given out to all members of the First Team (including 
managers) by Mr. Rhodes. 

Don Loney, Co-Captain of the victorious Ottawa Rough Riders, 
was the guest speaker. His first words were on football and consisted 
mainly of answering^ the numerous questions which he was asked. When 
there were no more questions, he changed the subject to his career in the 
R.C.X. as a "Frogman". Everyone's imagination was captured through 
his vivid descriptions and humorous anecdotes, for Don is not the usual 
sort of after-dinner speaker at all. In fact he is nearly as good a speaker 
as he is a football player. Pete McCulloch thanked him and expressed 
the wish that he would return soon. 

x\ltogether it was a most successful and enjoyable evening for all 

Back roiv: Marmol, Alendez, Carne, J. A. Powell, Esq. (Coach) , Clark, Le.Moyne, Schacher. 
Front roiv: Salom, Jackson, Abbott, Funes, Gimenez II, Besson, \'eissid. 


THE soccer team played five matches last fall, and emerged with a 
record of one win, one tie, and three losses. It may fairly be said 
that the record might have been four wins against only one loss, but 
sometimes bad luck and sometimes bad management accounted for the 
actual results. 

The first game \\as played against Sedbergh, our traditional rivals 
from whom we have come to expect demoniacal drive from start to 
finish. This well describes their play in this first game but by lively 
combination and accurate passing we emerged the winners by the score 
of 5-2. Individual honours were shared by Abbott who scored three 
times, and Jackson and Veissid who got one goal each. 

The return match against Sedbergh, played quite a bit later in the 
season, was remarkable for frustration caused by vile weather, the result 
being a scoreless tie. Intermittent rain had reduced the centre section 


of the field to a very greasy^ state and the ball soon became almost 
unmanageable. Nevertheless, even with these conditions, the s^ame 
produced plenty of action and not a few moments of anguish for both 
sides. Ashburv' undoubtedly had the edge in forcing the play into 
Sedbergh territory, but produced not a single goal as the defence hung 
on grimly and seized their opportunities to turn our attacks away. On 
the other hand, due in some measure to extremely loose defence by 
Ashburv halves and backs, Sedbergh very nearly scored on several 
occasions and were a constant threat. It was the old story— with plent\- 
of time to steady the ball before returning it to our forwards or centre 
half after Sedbergh had kicked or dri\en the ball deep into our territory, 
our backs and indeed halves would swing their legs frantically and often 
as not miss the kick completelv^ This left things to Funes in our goal 
who fortunately played his cool and collected game. On the attack, 
Jackson and X^eissid were a constant threat with the former taking the 
ball down his right wing at great speed and centering accurately: that 
we didn't score as a result of his unremitting efforts was very unlucky. 
\'eissid at centre half kicked powerfully and was largely responsible 
for keeping the ball in front of the Sedbergh goal area for so much of 
the first half. 

Rain or no rain, it was a great pleasure to return to the school 
buildings for a hot shower to be followed by Mr. and Mrs. \\'ood's 
customary gastronomic comforts. 

Our third match was against the 2nd Team from the Royal Military 
College in Kingston. With some hesitation on our part this match was 
arranged, and was played on our intermediate field during the epic 
struggle between our 1st footballers and the 2nds of the College. 

It was quite obvious from the start that we were in for a good 
lesson: the only question was— how much (in the way of goals) per 
hour? R.M.C. team included a group of largish men and could all 
easily outkick every one of our players with the possible exceptions of 
\^eissid, Salom, and Abbott. This soon began to tell heavily as the ball 
was all too seldom out of our end and indeed our goalmouth during the 
first half, and the score mounted to three goals to none. The strength 
and accuracy of their kicking (including that of their goalie who was 
hoisting them almost the entire length of the small field down wind) 
provided the margin. During the second half, matters improved and 
the score against us was only increased by one goal; our players gained 
confidence with the wind at their backs and the play was very much 
more even, leaving the final score 4-0. 

The season's fourth game was our regular fifteen-and-under fixture 
against Selwyn House, played at Ashbury. Generally speaking the 
eame was fast and interesting, althouirh the final score was five to two 


in favour of our opponents. Play was a good deal evener than the score 
would suggest, but as before weak and inaccurate kicking was a great 
handicap with many chances being missed and glaring defensive errors 
being committed. Veissid and Oudesluys provided our two goals and 
Seifert was their most troublesome player on attack. 

The final game of the year was perhaps the one productive of the 
best soccer and the greatest excitement. After very difficult timetable 
arrangements had been overcome a match was played at Ashbury 
against St. Patrick's College who included among their players some 
from Latin America. Our secret Spanish code, so helpful against 
RAIC, was thus rendered useless. 

Ashbury had somewhat the edge in territorial play but lacked that 
finishing drive and coordination of foot and eye which produces goals 
when needed, and the "clearing" problem from our own end was still 
giving cause for great concern. For Ashbury, \^eissid, Abbott, Salom 
and Jackson provided the best brand of soccer; while the St. Pats' 
captain, Michael Cast, was easily their outstanding player and was both 
the spearhead of their attack and the keystone of their defence, ^^'ith 
only a few moments left to play, St. Pats banged in what proved to be 
the only goal of the game and emerged the winners. 

Only one other game of soccer was played during the regular 
season— to wit, the annual farce called House Soccer. Neither goalie 
handled the ball more than about four times, and the eventual scoreless 
tie on being replayed resulted in the same frustrating way. Perhaps 
the proper thing would be to play the House Game on the intermediate 
field so that whenever a contestant succeeded in laying his foot fairly 
against the ball there would be some possibility of a goal being scored. 

1. Anxious. 2. Anv minute now. 3. Outdoor shinny. 4. On the skids. 5. \\ atch it! 

6. Protection! Please! 




HE first game of the season was 
played in the Auditorium on 
uary 24th, starting at 2.05 p.m. 
After a first period that was filled 
with hard checking, the R.CA.F, 
(A.AI.T.S. Branch) opened up the scoring with a two man breakaway 
in which Aloe Gravelle got the honours. 

Midway in the second period, Don Brown picked up a loose puck 
at centre ice and, skating in through the defence, scored unassisted. 
Don came through with another unassisted goal in the first few minutes 
of the third period, and Tony Holland scored the third marker from 
Ken Finlay's pass with only twelve minutes remaining in the game. 
Our lead was narrowed soon after, though, when Moe Gravelle found 
the range again for the Flyers. He was assisted by Routhier. 

This closed the scoring in the game, in which seven penalties were 
handed out, five going to Ashbury. 

Final score— Ashbury 3, R.CA.F. 2, 

This game on January 26th marked the first played by our hockey 
team with R.M.C, and also the first game to be played on the new 
Minto rink. Taking part in the opening ceremonies were Col. Under- 
wood, President of the Minto Club, Col. W. G. Denney, and Mr, 
R. H. Perry, 

From the start of the first period, the game was fast, rough, clean 
and well played. After 2 minutes and 30 seconds of play, Hugh 
MacNeil opened the scoring for Ashbury on a pass from Joe Irvin. 
Our lead was soon lost, as Guy Sullivan scored R,M,C's first tally two 
minutes later. After five and a half minutes of play, Don Brown put us 
ahead by a score of 2-1 with his third goal of the season. R.M.C came 
back to close the scoring for the first period when Doug Sexsmith, 
assisted by Soutar, whipped the puck past our goalie. There were no 
penalties in the period. 

In the next period the checking was even harder. Six minutes and 
forty-five seconds after the period started, Don Brown once again 
found an opening and scored, assisted by Ian MacLaren, but R.M.C, 
wasn't long in tying it up with a goal by J. Reiffenstein at seventeen 
thirty-eight. Howard Cottingham and Joe Irvin put us ahead once 
more, the goal being scored by Howard for the last goal of the period. 

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B-Jck roil-: R. H. Perrv, Esq., Abbott, Sobie, Capt. G. W. Higgs (Coach), I. MacLaren. 

Middle roil-: Hart, Irvin, Brown, McCulloch II, Finlay I, .MacNeil. 
Front roiv: Nueman (Mgr.), Cottingham, Lee, Dodge (Capt.), \\'edd, W'ansbrough, 

LeBoutillier (.Mgr.). 

Jack Dodge received the only penalty of the period for tripping. 

The third period saw our team out-played and out-shot, but thanks 
to goalie Bill Lee, R..M.C. only succeeded in getting one goal in the 
dying moments of the period. This was scored by Row Miller. 

Final score— Ashbury 4, R..M.C. 4. 

This was a very important game to the Ashbury team, as well as to 
the school, being the first time we have beaten our traditional rivals in 
over a decade. Three days before our game on February 2nd, the 
school was mowed down with ptomaine, and rumour had it that we 
were sunk. These rumours were soon exploded by our 3-2 victory 
over the Lennoxville squad. 



The first period started out with a bang, featuring tight playing, 
close checking and effective guarding. Meagher of B.C.S. slipped the 
puck into our net at 3.36. We soon took this to heart, and our forwards 
set up an attack which netted Don Brown his fifth goal of the season 
at 15.32, and his sixth at 16.51. Laurie Hart assisted on the first, and 
Ian MacLaren and Lou Abbott on the second. 

The second period saw a speed-up in the tempo, although no 
scoring was done. We were outplayed and outshot, but the Purple and 
White sharpshooters couldn't shoot sharp enough to get the puck 
through our goahe— Bill Lee. 

In the final period of the game, B.C.S. tied the score at 2-2, followed 
by a goal by Joe Irvin, for the Red, White and Green, with an assist 
by Don Brown. Three penalties were handed out in this, the roughest 
period of the game, all of them going to Ashbury. 

Final score— Ashbury 3, Bishop's 2. 


Saturday, February 9th 

On February 8th, the team travelled down to Lake Placid, New 
York State, for a game with Northwood, scheduled for the following 
day and played at the Olympic stadium. The Northwood team. Prep 
School Champions of the United States proved altogether too much 
for us— particularly in the first period, when they drove in five goals 
without reply from Ashbury. In the second period our resistance 
improved and we retaliated twice, but the final score read Northwood 
11, Ashbury 2. 

Although there is no doubt that the calibre of our opponents was 
much superior to ours, the fact that the game was played under Amer- 
ican Intercollegiate rules, was perhaps an additional reason for this 
somewhat overwhelming score. MacLaren I, Cottingham and Abbott 
were probably best for us. 

The Ashbury Team was hospitably entertained by the Head- 
master of Northwood, Mr. Moreau Hunt, and by Mr. J. H. FuUerton, 
Athletic Director, and their team's fine coach. 

Saturday, March 1st 

The game was played at the Minto Skating Club and as the score 
indicates, was closely fought. Although there was much close, hard 
checking on both sides, the game was clean and very few penalties 
were meted out. Hart and Dodge on defence, were among our most 
effective players. Final score— Lower Canada 2, Ashbury 0. 


Saturday, March Sth 

The Lakcficld ream outclassed us in every deparrmenr and rliat rhe 
margin against us was nor even grcarer rhan ir was, was due largely 
to the fine work of Lee in our nets. 

However, the game was fast and clean; we were hospitably enter- 
tained, and the trip was enjoyed by all. Final score— Lakefield 8, Ash- 
bur)- 0. 

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 11th and 12th 

As usual, these games produced a high degree of excitement and 
spirited competition by both players and spectators. This year, 
Connaught House counted a preponderance of 1st team players in 
their line-up and won the two-game, total goals to count, series in a 
decisive manner. The scores of the 2 games were: 1st game— Connaught 
4, Woollcombe 1; 2nd game— Connaught 5, \\V)ollcombe 0. 


Saturday, March 15rH 

For the first time in some years, the "old timers" emerged on top 
in this struggle— played at the Alinto Skating Club rink, and unexpec- 
tedly enough, they seemed to gain speed and form as the game 

The School took a two goal lead in the early stages, with a goal 
each by Abbott and iMacNeil, but this was evened up by Joe "Pop" 
Irvin, and Tony Holland (playing for the Old Boys) in the second. 
The winning tally was driven in during the third frame bv^ David 
Owen. Joe Irvin got the assist. Final score— Old Boys 3, the School 2. 

Old Boys' line-up: Goal— Price; Defence— Thomas, Irvin, Finlay; 
Forwards— Zilberg;-, MacDonald, Holland, Sinclair, Owen. 






OL'R meeting with Sedbergh started somewhat inauspiciously for, 
visiting us for a game at the .Minto on February 23rd, they were 
leading by some 5 goals to nil at the end of the first period. Sedbere;-h 
were skating their hardest as usual and their superior speed was what 
counted. Ashbury tightened up their defence to some extent and 
scored as frecjuently as Sedbergh for the remainder of the game, but 
this left the lop-sided score at 9-4 when the final whistle blew. Irvin 
scored twice and Sobie and Widdrington once each; in addition AA edd 
made heroic and spectacular saves and Shurly provided him what 
little defensive strength there was and rushed effectively as well. 

The return game scheduled for Buckingham Arena was cancelled 
due tD an outbreak of colds. 

GOAL-Wedd; DEFENCE-Shurly, Nueman; FORWARDS- 
Sobie, Finlay, Irvin; SPARES— Widdrington, Mclnnes, Wells, Drew, 
Hicks, Grogan. 


Front row: Grogan, Mulkins, Beavers, McInncs. 

Second row. Shurly, Wells, LeMoyne, Kingston, Drew, Widdrington. 

Back row: Cameron, J. A. Powell, Esq. (Coach), Grace. 


ASHBURY UNDER 15 \S Si I,U ^ N I loL SI. LNDl R 15 — IloMK 

This, the rirst of honic-iind-honie cup games, was played at the 
Alinto on February 9th. Selwyn jumped into an early lead by scoring 
twice, but although Alexander managed to score the first of his two 
goals before the end of the period, the visitors' lead was back to 2 goals 
as a result of another score late in the period. The hockey was sluijuish 
on the whole with little cause for excitement or alarm. Things bright- 
ened up considerably during the second period, with Nowakowski and 
Alexander scoring for Ashbury, and Selwyn getting a further two 
as well. The third period was quite fast and exciting as well and, 
although Nowakowski was able to score again, the Selwyn team was 
not to be denied and scored twice again themselves to make the final 
score 7-4. For Ashbury, the "Kid Line" of Alexander, Rhodes, and 
Cameron provided most of the interest, with Le.Moyne giving a good 
account of himself on defence. 

Ashbury uxdfr 15 \s Sel\yyx House under 15— Away 
The return match, played at the \^erdun x\uditorium, was a much 
faster game. Ashbury took the leL:d in the first period on a goal by 
Nowakowski, but huer in the period Selwyn tied the score. In the 
second period things were not so bright, as Selwyn replied twice to a 
single goal by Irvin, until Rhodes tied it up again with a long shot. 

In the hectic third period, Nowakowski w^as able to score his 
second goal, to put Ashbury into the lead 4-3, and the School managed 
to hold off a last minute drive by Selwyn and thus win the game. Our 
opponents, however, kept the cup awarded for this series on the basis 
of their higher total goals in the two games played. 

GOAL - Alulkins; DEFENCE - LeMoyne, Kingston; FOR- 
WARDS-.McInnes, Nowakowski, Beavers; SPARES-Drew, Alex- 
ander, Rhodes, Cameron, Brown. 


THE third hockey team had a very successful season this year. A 
vote of thanks is due to Mr. Lawson for his faithful work in 
coaching the team into its first-class shape. The team suffered a great 
loss when its captain, Brian Alexander, left for England, and our goalie, 
Hammad Ali, left for Washington. By the time he left, Alexander's 
line with Doug Cameron and David Rhodes had begun to work in truly 
professional style. The position was capably filled, however, by 
Graeme Gorrie. The goal was placed in the hands of James Aluir, 
who proved himself very capable under fire. 



Our first game, against a very strong B.C.S. team, was completely 
In their favour, and we went down to an ignominious defeat. We 
looked much better in our second game against the Rockcliffe Public 
School city champions, but we were again defeated 7-2. In our third 
game, however, we came into our own, and defeated Sedbergh 8-3, 
the game being closer than the score would indicate. 

Our first shutout was against Manor Park, whom we defeated 2-0. 
Then came our big trip of the year, to Selwyn House. There we 
closed the season in great form, winning by the comfortable margin of 


Individual players who stood out during the season were Alexander, 
Brillembourg, Cameron, and Gorrie. Alexander and Cameron even 
played against Selwyn House for the Second Team, and Brian bade his 
farewell to Ashbury and to hockey with a magnificent performance, 
scoring two of our four goals. In addition to the above, there were 
many younger players who show great promise for next season. 


Back row. Darwcnr, Beavers, Ballantvnc, T. W. Lawson, Esq. (Coach), McCulloch III, 

Rhodes 11. 

Middle row: Barkway, Plow, Sutherland, MacLarcn II, Brouse, W'oollcombe, Rcid. 

Front row: Brillembourg, Cameron, Seed, .Muir, Gorrie, Higgs. 





OpiiMisM was the keynote of the school's skiing fraternitv^ as the 
winter term began. From last year's squad, which lost to Bishop's 
by the narro\\-est of margins, remained seven experienced competitors. 
A more than ample layer of snow on the ground gave promise of favour- 
able conditions, something noticeably lacking in recent years. The 
tone of the team hopefuls, of whom there \\'as a comparatively large 
number, was one of keenness and interest. 

Training was initiated immediately upon the boys' returning from 
their Christmas holidays. A three mile cross-country course was laid 
out near the school and regular races run off, while instruction in 
technique and slalom running was offered on the slopes of Rockcliffe 
Park. Every weekend the team was entered in the Gatineau Zone 
races, usually held at Camp Fortune. This proved to be an excellent 
policy for not only did the boys acquire invaluable competitive experi- 
ence, but by their excellent results brought great credit to the school 
in local skiing circles. It is hoped that this practice will be continued 
in the future. 

The team was extremely fortunate in having for its captain John 
Gill, a veteran of Ashbury's 1950 champions. Both as a performer and 
a captain his record and example were at all times an inspiration to his 



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Back row. E. A. Price, Esq. (Coach), AlacXeil, R. H. Perry, Esq., Nowakowski, 

D. L. Polk, Esq. (Coach). 
Front roiv: Bacr, Eschauzier, Ross, Gill I (Capr.), Rhodes I, Scott, Gill II. 

In mid season, with the big meet still to come, the fortunes of the 
team were dealt a serious and what appeared at the time to be possibly 
a fatal blow. It became clear that Cardinal, team vice-captain, would 
be unavailable due to an injury incurred during the football season. 
On one black January weekend Scott twisted his knee and Rhodes his 
ankle, both affected limbs being subsequently bound in casts. 

When the team, or what was left of it, drove up to Mont Tremblant 
for a weekend of downhill and slalom running, the Triangular meet 
was a scant week away and the composition of the Ashbury entrv still 
in some doubt. 

The team entrained for North Hatley on Friday of the last week- 
end in February with Scott still on the limp and Rhodes not fully 
recovered. Its eight members included: John Gill, Ned Rhodes, Gcrrv 
Ross, Chris Nowakowski, Dave Scott. Chris Gill, Henry Eschauzier 
and Hugh MacNeil. Also on the trip were Mr. Evan Gill, an old bov 
of the school, Mr. Dick Wright, coach of the 1947 squad, and the 



current pilots, Messrs. Price and Polk. The tciiiii was met on its arrival 
bv Harry Price, team captain in "44 and '45, whose assistance over the 
weekend was of great value. 

The following day, Saturday, the downhill and slalom events were 
run otf. Ashbury captured the former by the slimmest of margins, led 
by its captain's third place, but took a back seat to L.C.C.'s strong slalom 
bid, despite Gill's brilliant first. The high placing of Gill and Rhodes, 
backed by the steadv^ work of the remainder of the team, kept Ashbury 
in the thick of the fight for Alpine honours. At the end of the day 
nothing had been decided except that the three competing squads were 
very finely matched, being in a virtual deadlock. 

Sunday dawned clear and cold, excellent weather for the endur- 
ance test which was to decide the 1952 owner of the Cochand Trophw 
It was in the cross-country race that the winter's vigorous training 
paid us dividends. Ashbury, again led by John Gill with a fine second 
place, won the race and carried off the Cochand TrophN' for the first 
time. The school unfortunately failed to retain the Price Trophy, 
awarded annually to the meet's top performer, which went to the deserv- 
ing L.C.C. ace, Lawrence Redpath. Outstanding skiers for Ashbury 
were Gill with a second place in the combined standings, Rhodes third, 
and Ross seventh. Pratt and Ogilvie kept Bishop's hopes alive while 
.MacLeod turned in a notable performance for L.C.C. W t are much 
indebted to Mr. Evans of Bishop's, to whose organizational abilities we 
owe the smooth running of the competitions, and whose hospitality we 
can thank for our enjoyable weekend. 

The first weekend in March a five man team comprised of J. Gill, 
N. Rhodes, C. Xowakowski, G. Ross, and D. Scott drove up to Monte- 
bello for the annual Ashbury-Sedbergh meet. The more experienced 
Ottawa squad had little difficulty with the courses, sweeping all three 
events collectively and individually. John Gill led the way in the 
downhill and cross-country while Ned Rhodes gave the spectators 
glimpses of a promising future in his startling slalom victory. Wheeler 
and \\'ebster were the top Sedbergh contenders. Mr. Wood, as he has 
now for many years, billeted and entertained us in a most generous 
manner. We are extremely grateful to him for his kindness. 

A notable phase of the winter ski program was the development of 
young talent such as Henry Eschauzier, Chris Gill, and Billy Baer. If 
these boys continue to work on their skiing and improve, as they did 
this v^ear, their achievements may exceed those of the 1952 team— to 
date Ashbury's most successful. 






HIS year many upsets were scored and only two former champions 
were victorious during the evening: Gerald Wharton and Cymon 

JUNIOR: 60 pounds Lightweight 
Thomas iMocKEXT vs Kent Cook 
Two grimly determined little boys put on a wonderful curtain 
raiser. It is a question whether boxing is "born in" either of them, but 
they both had a marvellous knack of playing to the gallery. Probably 
the last punch decided the fight for it was close all the way. Tommy 
Mockett came out on top in the end. 

JUNIOR: 80 pounds Lightweight 
Hernani Brillembourg vs Jack Hornell 
Brillembourg is certainly not one of those fighters who stand 
around waiting for victory to come their way— he goes after it, using 
any legal tactics. Hornell, a former champion, has a punishing left 
uppercut which he used to good advantage in the preliminaries, but 
he did not get around to using it very often against his fast and fiery 
opponent of this fight. Brillembourg landed many telling blows to the 
nose, to take the final decision. 

JUNIOR: 105 pounds Lightweight 

The Chester-Master Trophy 
John Hopkins vs George MacLaren 
MacLaren never got going in this fight. His opponent proved too 
skilful, and showed during this fight the value of good body punches. 
He displayed laudable sportsmanship during the bout in "standing off", 
when he had MacLaren almost helpless by blows to the solar plexus. 
MacLaren never stopped trying, but could not outpoint his clever 


INTERiMKDIATE: 110 pounds Lightweight 

The Edivards Challenge Cup 

David Knovvmox \s Edward Mui.kins 

The tables were turned. Last year, Mulkins, using his effective 

dancing footwork was able to outbox Dave Knowlton. But Dave is a 

slugger in every sense of the word, and, this year, never allowed Eddie 

to get going. Using round-house blows he started piling up points early, 

and forcing Mulkins to retreat continuously, finished on top. 

INTERMEDIATE: 160 pounds Heavyweight 

The Evans Challenge Cup 

Michael Hicks vs Diego Mendez 

Michael Hicks put up such a wily, opportune exhibition of boxing 

that he ultimately won the Middleweight crown and the Grant Cup for 

Kingcraft. It could not have gone to anyone else that night. Diego 

Mendez was frequently forced into a crouch against the ropes, his head 

well protected by his gloves. Then he would uncoil, and like a cobra 

lash out at his opponent. This had Mike fooled at first, but he soon 

caught on, and returned telling counter blows until he eventually took 

the decision. 

SENIOR: 127 pounds Lightweight 
The Ashbiiry College Challenge Cup 
William Baer vs William Eastwood 
This fight was most interesting. Baer, lashing out from his crouch, 
put in many effective blows, one effect being a bleeding nose for East- 
wood. The latter put up a courageous stand till the last bell, and 
succeeded in getting Baer peeved once or twice. Baer won the fight 
by decision. 

SENIOR: 135 pounds Lightweight 
The Fanqnier Challenge Cup 
Cymon Sobie vs Kevix Koltz 
This bout was one of the closest, hardest fought, and most inter- 
esting of the evening. Sobie, with his hard hitting and expert footwork 
managed to score a clear win over Koltz, whose stubborn resistance 
and determined spirit won him the "best loser" trophy. Cy fought 
under the additional handicap of a broken wrist, suffered near the 
end of the bout. 

JUNIOR: 147 pounds Heavyweight 
The Pattison Challenge Cup 
Gerald Whartox vs Achilles Bessox 
Both boys showed the effects of lack of training. At the end of 
the bout, there were few punches thrown-they spent a considerable 
amount of time just leaning on each other. However, in the early 
stages, it was a furious contest— a typical Wharton fight, as his oppo- 
nent, Achilles, was knocked to the floor during the first round. Gerald 



profited by his advantages— his relentless will to win and a knowledge 
of the value of body punches. These did not seem to damage his tough 
opponent particularly, but they did slow him down; moreover they 
piled up A\'harton's points which were ultimately greater than those 
of Achilles. 

SENIOR: Heavyweight 

The Fauquier Challenge Cup 

Peter jMcCulloch vs Richard Frefdmax 

In many ways this fight was a joy to see. For stylish, hard hitting, 
for sportsmanship and for courage, it was a wonderful last fight. Dick 
Freedman, shorter in height and experience than his opponent, put 
on one of the pluckiest displays we've seen, and was still fighting at 
the end, although he had hit the floor a number of times. Pete 
iMcCulloch put on a beautiful performance and showed his sportsman- 
ship by "holding off" more than once. Pete has, without doubt, the 
fastest punch in the school to-day, and it comes "straight from the 
shoulder," hard as rock. That night, it gave him the Heavyweight 
Championship of the School. 

In conclusion, a word might be said to encourage all those who 
fought in the preliminaries but did not reach the finals. They are all 
to be congratulated for their effort and sportsmanship and courage. 

Back row: Koltz, McCulloch II, Hicks. 

Seco?ui row: W'harron, Bacr, Knowlton. 

Front row: Sobic I, Brillcmbourg, Mockctt, Hopkins. 





St.iiiJitii!,: Capt. Higgs, Hicks, Salom, Lawson II, Luykcn, R. H. Perry, Esq. 
Sitting: Cameron, Mockett, Eschauzier. 

SAiuRDAY, the 26th of April, was the date of this year's cross-country 
races. The day dawned clear and sunny, but there was a nip in 
the air which caused some runners to start with sweaters on (mainly 
through the influence of the Matron) although few were wearing them 
when they returned. 

At 10.30 a.m. some twenty-fiye boys charged out the front gate 
toward the R.C.AI.P. Barracks— first leg of the senior course, for boys 
of 1 6 years and oyer. Once around the corner they settled down to a 
steady trot which took the winner, Mike Hicks, around the 4 mile 
course in slighdv" over twenty-iive minutes. 

The intermediate (14-16 years) was run by about thirty boys, of 
whom Mike Lawson beat all competition by coming in after 19| 
minutes— nearly two minutes ahead of his closest competitors. 

In the junior (12-14 years) Dougie Cameron ran the 1| mile course 
and won it. His time was 12 minutes and 10 seconds. 

The 1 mile (under 11 years) race was won by Tommy Mockett 
who ran the distance in a little oyer eight minutes. 

Those who placed in the races were: 







Senior —1st 






McCulloch I 









Intermediate— 1st 

Law son II 














Junior —1st 















Under 11 -1st 















Toward the AA'ilson (Inter-House) Shield, A\'ooUcombe came out 
on top with 48 i points, while Connaught had 26i points. A large 
number of the points were gained by the "unsung heroes" who did not 
place but came in close behind the winners. 

Starting, scoring and time keeping were all efficiently handled by 
Mr. L. H. Sibley and his assistants. P.G.G. 

M. Lawson winning Intermediate. 

Start of "Under 11" Cross-country, 

Start of Senior Cross-country. 








Back roiv: Le.Movne (Scorer;, MacXeil, Finlay I, McCulloch II, Shurly, Besson, 

Jackson (Mgr.). 
Front roir; Baer, .MacLaren I, Foulkes, Brown (Capt.), Grinisdale, Hart, Abbott. 


April 26th, 1952 

THE first match of the season for our first cricket team was held 
at Rideau Hall in excellent weather and good field conditions. The 
New Edinburgh XI went up first and were out for 118 runs, the first 
two batsmen having retired after 58 runs. 

Ashburv's innings was shorter and more devastating, with our 
team being put out in fairly short order, for 36 runs. The low score was 
mainly due to the deadly bowling of Creed and Good. 




K. East — retired -- - ^^ 

E. B. Good — retired -23 

H. Geldenhuys— ct. Cottingham, b Brown ..-- 

A. G. Creed— b Grimsdale - 12 

A. B. Lang (Capt.)— ct. Foulkes, b Grimsdale 39 

E. G. Brine — ct. MacLaren, b Brown 4 

J. x\nderson— L.B.W., b Grimsdale 

P. Barnes— b Grimsdale 

C. Hooper— b Foulkes - 

S. Eldred— ct. Cottingham, b Foulkes - - - 

R. Baker — not out - 3 

Baer— L.B.W., b Grimsdale - .- - - 1 

Extras - - - - 1 


Ashhiiry Bowlhig Analysis — 
AlcCulloch II— for 24 
Grimsdale— 5 for 35 
Foulkes— 2 for 23 
Brown— 2 for 33 


Foulkes — b Good — — 5 

Cotti ngham — b Creed — -,- — 4 

Grimsdale— b Good — 

Brown, J. (Capt.)— b Creed 13 

Scott — b Creed - 

M acNeil— b Creed - - — - — - 

H art — b Creed __ - -- 5 

Lee — b Creed 

AlacLaren I — b East 

/McCulloch II— b Creed -- 2 

Jackson — b East.. 2 

Besson — not out 2 

Extras 3 


New Edinburgh Bowling Analysis — 

Good— 2 for 5 

Creed — 7 for 6 

East — 2 for 8 

Lang — for 5 

Geldenhuys — for 9 

New Edinburgh decided not to bat for 2nd innings and iVshbury 
batted again. When the game was called on account of time, the 1st 
XI had added 31 runs to their score. 


Foulkes — b Anderson 

Cottingham — b Anderson 5 

Grimsdale— ct. East, b Anderson 

Brown — not out - — 12 

Besson — not out — 12 

Extras - - — — 2 



May 3rd, 1952 
SHBURV barred firsr and wickers fell rarher quickly unril Brow n 
came in and made 20 runs. Besides Abborr and Besson (10 each) 
rhe barring was unproducrive due to rhe bowling of Wilson and 
Collins, and Ashburv was all our for 58. 

Ortawa C.C. went to bat and due mainly to G. Collins, Wilson 
and D. A. A\'hirfield, made 90 runs. Excepr for rhese, rhere were no 
rwo figure scores and credir is due ro Ashburv bowling and fielding 
for such relarively low scores considering rhe class of opposition 
which rhev had ro face. 


Foulkes — b Fricker 6 

H. Cottinghani — run out 1 

Hart — ct. Collins, b Hard\- 4 

D. Brown I (Captj— b Collins 20 

Abbott— b Wilson 10 

Grimsdale — ct. Mulcock, b Collins 2 

-McCuUoch II — ct. Adams, b Wilson . 

Lee — ct. Pinhe\', b Wilson 2 

Besson — ct. Collins, b Adams . 10 

Scott — ct. Pinhey. b Wilson 

Jackson — st. Godfrev. b Wilson 

.MacLaren I — st. Godfrev, b Wilson . 

Shurh- — not out 

Ottaiva C.C Boil-ling Analysis — 
Fricker — 1 for 7 
Collins— 2 for 10 
Hardy— 1 for 12 
Wilson — 6 for 13 
Mulcock— for 12 
Adams — 1 for 1 


D. A. J. Whitfield— b McCulloch II 14 

R. .Mulcock— b McCulloch II 

G. J. Godfrev — b Foulkes _ 

D. .Murison — ct. Cottinghani, b Foulkes 

D. Fricker — ct. Abbott, b Foulkes 1 

G. Heatley— b McCulloch II 2 

G. Collins — ct. Cottinghani. b Brown 25 

R. Hardv— L.B.W.. b Grimsdale 

H. Pinhey— L .3. W., b Grimsdale 6 

Y. Wilson — run out 19 

G. Came — ct. Cottingham, b Brown 8 

G. Adams — not out 6 

J. G. .Mac.Millan (capt.)— L.B.W., b Foulkes 

Extras 1 1 


Asbbury Boiilin^ Anahsis- 
McCuHoch II— 3 for 23' 
Foulkes — 4 for 19 
Grimsdale — 2 for 23 
Brown — 2 for 14 



May 10th, 1952 

THE first game between Ashbury and our traditional rivals, Bishop's, 
opened at Lennoxville on Saturday, the tenth of May in ideal 
cricket weather. Bishop's had their innings first, and the opening pair, 
Mitchell and Woods, together totalled 20 runs, and B.CS. seemed on 
the way to a fine innings. Due to persistent bowling bv Foulkes and 
Brown, however, the side was all out for 63. 

Ashbury came to bat and wickets fell fairly fast despite good 
hitting bv Brown, Grimsdale, Baer and Hart. 5 wickets had fallen for 
47 runs and Ashbury's hopes were high. However, the side was retired 
for 57 runs. 

B.CS. had its second innings, and the batting was poor except for 
a fine stand by Tremain who made 26 runs. This was due to Grims- 
dale's devastating bowling and the team's fine fielding, including sensa- 
tional catches by Abbott and Besson. B.CS. was out for 49. 

Ashbury came in for their second innings with time to spare, and 
due to fine hitting by Cottingham, Foulkes, Brown and Hart, the 
Ashbury total soon was close to that of Bishop's. The game was won 
by a boundarv 6 by Hart, which brought the score to 61 runs, winning 
the match for Ashbury by six wickets. 

BISHOP'S 1st XI (1st Innings) 

Mitchell — b Brown 7 

Woods — b Brown 13 

Ashworth — b Grimsdale 2 

Williams — ct. Abbott, b Brown 2 

Ogilvie — ct. Brown, b Foulkes 4 

Badger — ct. Cottingham, b Foulkes _ 

Peters — b Brown 7 

, Hart — b Brown 2 

Tremain — ct. Abbott, b Foulkes — - 9 

Price — b Foulkes 6 

MacDougall — b Grimsdale — 4 

Southward — not out 

Extras 7 


Ashbury Boivling Analysis — 
AlcCulfoch II— for 10 
FouJkes — 4 for 21 
Brown — 5 for 19 
Grimsdale — 2 for 6 

ASHBURY 1st XI (1st Innings) 

Foulkes — ct. MacDougall, b Hart.— 5 

H. Cottingham — b Ashworth.—. _ 1 

Baer— L.B.W., b Hart „ 7 

D. Brown I (Capt.) — b Ashworth 10 

Hart- ct. Woods, b Hart 14 

Grimsdale — ct. Ashworth, b MacDougall 9 



MacLaren I— L.B.W., b Hart 2 

Abbott — b Hart 1 

Besson— b Hart ^ 

Finla\- I — b Hart 1 

AlacNeil — b Ashworth 1 

IMcCulloch II — not out - 

Extras 2 


Bishop's Bozi-lhiin; Analysis — 
Hart— 7 for 31 
Southward— for 10 
Mitchell— for 2 
Ashworth — 3 for 10 
AkcDougaU— 1 for 2 

BISHOPS 1st XI (2nd Innings) 

Mitchell— ct. Cottingham, b Foulkes 1 

Woods— L.B.W'., b Grimsdale 1 

Tremain— ct. Abbott, b Foulkes 26 

Ogilvie — ct. Besson, b Grimsdale 4 

Ashworth — b Grimsdale — 

Peters — ct. Besson, b Grimsdale 

Price — b G rimsdale " 

Badger — b Grimsdale — 5 

Hart — ct. Brown, b Grimsdale 4 

Williams— b Grimsdale 4 

MacDougall — run out 

Southward — not out 1 


Ashbury Bowling Analysis— 
Grimsdale— 8 for 26 
Foulkes— 2 for 17 
Brown — for 3 

ASHBURY 1st XI (2nd Innings) 

Foulkes— b Ashw orth 10 

H. Cottingham— ct. .Mitchell, b Ashworth 22 

Baer— L.B.W., Hart \ 

D. Brown I (Capt.)— ct. Ashworth, b Hart 10 

Hart— c and b Mitchell 1^ 

Grimsdale— not out ^ 

MacLaren I, Abbott, Besson, Finlay I, MacNeil, 
McCulloch II— Did not bat 

(For 5 wickets) ^^ 

Bishop's Bowling Analysis — 
Ogilvie— for 15 
Hart— 2 for 17 
Ashworth— 2 for 18 
Mitchell— 1 for 11 


ASHBURY 1st XI vs. B.CS. 1st XI at OTTAWA 
May 17th, 1952 

ASHBURY batted first on a beautiful spring day and despite 12 runs 
bv" Foulkes, wickets fell quickly until Hart came in and boosted 
the score with 20 runs. MacLaren and MacNeil (9 each) also batted 
well, and Ashbury was all out for 64 runs. 

B.CS. came to bat and after 7 runs by .Mitchell, 9 by Peters and 
7 by Price, with relatively low scores for the rest of the team, were 
dismissed for 45 runs. Grimsdale's bowling proved effective, getting 
6 wickets for 14 runs. 

Ashbury had another innings, in which Brown made 56 runs, but 
B.CS. did not have time for their innings, and the match was decided 
on the result of the first innings. Ashbury won by 19 runs. 

ASHBURY 1st XI (1st Innings) 

Foulkes — b Ogilvie 12 

Cottingham — ct. Price, b Hart 

Baer — Hit Wicket, b Hart 

Brown I (Capt.) — ct. Price, b Ashworth 1 

Hart— ct. Williams, b Mitchell ._..20 

Grimsdale — ct. Badger, b Hart 7 

MacLaren I — not out — 9 

Abbott — ct. .MacDougall, b Hart 

Besson — ct. Badger, b Hart 

Finlay I — ct. Alitchell, b Hart 1 

MacNeil — ct. MacDougall, b Southward 9 

McCulloch II — ct. Ashworth, b Southworth 

Extras 5 


Bishop's Boiiiing Analysis — 
Hart— 6 for 27 
Mitchell— 1 for 5 
Southward — 2 for 1 
Ashworth — 1 for 17 
Ogilvie — 1 for 9 

BISHOPS 1st XI (1st Innings) 

Mitchell — ct. Besson, b Grimsdale 7 

Woods— L.B.W^, b Foulkes 3 

Tremain — ct. Baer, b .McCulloch II — . 

Ogilvie — b Grimsdale — 1 

Peters — ct. .MacLaren I, b Brown 9 

Badger (Capt.)— L.B.W., b Grimsdale 

Ashworth — b Grimsdale 7 

Williams — ct. Abbott, b Foulkes _ 3 

Price — run out 7 

Hart — not out 1 

MacDougall — b Grimsdale 2 

Southward — L.B.W., b Grimsdale. 1 

Extras _ ..— 4 



Ashbury Boiiling Analysis — 
McCulloch II— 1 for 5 
Foulkcs — 2 for 12 
Grinisdalc — 6 for 14 
Brown — 1 for 10 

ASHBURY— 2nd Innings— 88 runs (Brown 56 runs) 

May 24th, 1952 

THE Staff, supplemented by A. G. Creed of the New Edinburgh 
Club, as well as by Scott and Jackson, went out after a hard- 
fought innings for only 23 runs. 

The School XI scored 119 runs to take the match without 

A. G. Creed — b Foulkes - 1 , 

D. L. Polk— L.B.W'., McCulloch II 

G. P. Jackson — ct. Abbott, b Grimsdale _ 5 

R. H. Perr\— b Foulkes 

T. W. Lawson— b McCulloch II 3 

Miss B. Lawson — cr. Baer, b Foulkes 1 

J. A. Powell (Capt.)— b Grimsdale 7 

E. A. Price — ct. Baer, b Foulkes 4 

Rev. W. J. Lord — b Grimsdale 

Capt. G. W. Higgs — b Brown 1 

D. Scott — ct. Foulkes, b Grimsdale 

L. H. Sibley — not out _- 


Ashbury Bozilhig Afialysis— 
McCulloch II— 2 for 5 
Foulkes — 4 for 12 
Grimsdale — 4 for 5 
Brown — 1 for 


Foulkes — b Creed 6 

Baer — b Creed . 5 

Hart — L.B.W'., Law^son 35 

Brown I (Capt.) — b Creed 3 

Grimsdale — ct. Creed, b Powell 19 

MacLaren I— L.B.W. Polk 

Abbott — ct. Jackson, b Polk 

Besson— b Polk 17 

Finlav I — not out . 13 

.MacXeil— b Powell 9 

McCulloch II — ct. Lawson, b Powell 

Shurly— ct. Powell, b Polk 7 


Staff Boivling Aiialysis — 
Creed — 3 for 26 
Lawson — 1 for 47 
Polk— 4 for 21 
Powell— 3 for 20 



May 26th and May 27th, 1952 

WOOLLCOMBE wctit to bat first and led by Foulkes, Brown and 
MacNeil, made 83 runs. The standout performance of the 
whole match was 43 runs by Brown, more than half Woollcombe's 

Connaught had its innings fairly early in the second day, and 
despite 11 runs by Finlay I at the start, wickets fell fairly fast and 
except for a last wicket stand by McCulloch II and Rhodes I, the 
batting was poor, Connaught being all out for 60 runs. 

Result— AA'oollcombe won by 23 runs. 


Foulkes — ct. .MacLaren, b Grimsdale 19 

Baer— cr. Abbott, b AlcCulloch II 1 

Nowakowski— ct. Gill I, b McCulloch II 

D. Brown I (Capt.)— c and b McCulloch II 43 

Kerr I— b McCulloch II 

MacNeil— ct. McCulloch I, b McCulloch II 13 

Shurly — ct. Cottingham, b McCulloch II . 1 

Scott— ct. Abbott, b Grimsdale 

Easrvvood — ct. Wells, b Grimsdale 2 

Beavers — b Grimsdale.— 

Gill II— ct. Rhodes I, b Grimsdale 

Carne — not out 

Extras 4 


Connaught Bowlmg Analysis — 
iMcCulloch II— 6 for 38 
Grimsdale— 5 for 28 
Hart— O for 13 


Cottingham — ct. Scott, b Foulkes 5 

Finlay I — ct. Kerr I, b Brown I 11 

Grimsdale — ct. Kerr I, b Brown I _ 6 

Hart — ct. Nowakowski, b Brown I 

Abbott — b Eastwood- 

Besson — ct. Foulkes, b Brown I 5 

MacLaren I — ct. Kerr, b Foulkes 1 

McCulloch I (Capt.) — b Brown I — 1 

Gill I— ct. Brown I 

Rhodes I — ct. Scott, b Foulkes _ _ _ 8 

McCulloch II — not out _16 

Wells — ct. Nowakowski, b Foulkes 

Extras 7 

Woollconibe Boiiiing Analysis — 
Eastwood — 1 for 23 
Foulkes — 5 for 21 
Brown I — 5 for 12 




May 31st, 1952 

THE Old Boys w cut to bat on a warm May afternoon and due to 
D. Heney (13 runs), Mr. Price (35 ruiis), who retired after a 
fine innings due to a hand injury, F. Rose (17 runs), and J. McKinley 
(15 runs), ran up the large score of 110. 

But unfortunately the bowling of the Old Boys was not quite as 
good as their batting, and after 38 runs by Hart, 29 by Brown, 41 (not 
out) by Grinisdale, 24 (not out) by MacLaren I, the School had 141 
runs for 4 wickets, thus winning by 7 wickets. 


D. Heney — run out 13 

E. A. Price — retired — hurt 35 

H. D. L. Snelling— ct. Brown, b McCulloch II 8 

J. S. Inin (Capt.) — ct. Baer, b McCulloch II 7 

F. Rose, Jr. — run out 17 

Capt. W. G. Ross— ct. MacLaren I, b McCulloch II 2 

E. Gill— ct. .McCulloch I, b .McCulloch II 4 

J. .McKinley — ct. Grimsdale, b Brown 15 

C. Burrows — did not bat — 

A. B. Pritchard — b Grimsdale 

.M. Parsons — b Grimsdale 6 

J. Baldwin — ct. .McCulloch II, b Brown 

T. Kamcke — not out 1 

Extras „ 2 


Ashbury Bo-aling Analysis — 
.McCulloch II— 4 for 37 
Baer— for 14 
Grimsdale — 2 for 34 
Brown — 2 for 23 


Baer — b Snelling — ^__ ._ 3 

H. Cottingham — run out _. . 1 

Hart— L.B.W., b Rose 38 

D. Brown I (Capt.) — ct. McKinley, b Rose 29 

Grimsdale — not out 41 

.MacLaren I — not out 24 

Abbott, Finlav I, .McCuUoch II, .MacNeil, Shurly 

and .McCulloch I— Did Xot Bat 

E.xtras 5 

Old Boys' Bowling Analysis — 
Snelling — 1 for 76 
Rose — 2 for 61 


A POST season match between Defence C.C. and Ashbury, repre- 
sented by a combination of 1st XI, under 16 XI, Old Boys and 
.Masters, captained by .Mr, Powell, was played at Government House 
on Saturday, June 7th. After a most enjoyable and exciting game, 
Ashbury emerged victorious by 113 runs to 101. 



ASHBURY 2nd XI (Under Sixteen) 


At Lennoxville, IOih May 1952 

EASTWOOD won the toss and elected to bat, with Nowakowski and 
Gill as the opening pair. After only one scoring stroke Gill was 
run out on a bad call and Rhodes came and went fairly quickly as a 
result of edging his way across in front of his leg stump for an LBW. 
Eastwood then joined Nowakowski and a brief stand of 12 runs was 
made bringing the score up to 21 for 3 when the latter was bowled 
by Grier when he looked to be getting "set". Eastwood continued to 
score freely as his partners came and went but was caught off Eraser 
when he had secured 24 runs and the telegraph read 61 for 8. Eraser 
quickly disposed of two more cheap wickets, getting all of his three 
for no runs in the last 8 balls he bowled. The final total was 64, not 
an imposing score but reached in 55 minutes of batting. 

When Bishop's began their innings, Eastwood started to bowl to 
great effect and got the first three of their wickets for only six runs 
on the board, but A4eredith and O'Halloran carried the score to 28 


Back row: Gill II, Veissid, Drew, Carver, W'iddrington, Irvin, Rubin. 
Front row: Knowlton, Rhodes I, Eastwood (Capt.), Nowakowski, Beavers. 

Wilson (Scorer). 


before the latter was bowled. Five more wickets fell for only an 
additional six runs and things looked very favourable for Ashbury. 
But a dropped catch at 3rd man and some unaccepted chances for 
run outs meant a further 16 runs, to bring the Bishop's score to 50 for 
10. The innings closed soon after lunch with the score at 58. Margin of 
Ashbury's lead was thus a mere 6 runs instead of, say 25, which seemed 
possible at an earlier stage. 

After lunch, poor calling resulted in Gill and Nowakowski both 
being run out for only 12, and Rhodes was bowled trying a "cow" shot 
at a slow full toss, just when he seemed to be starting a big innings. 
Eastwood and Knowlton were soon dismissed and telegraph read 41 
for 7. Fraser (apparently the BCS hatchet-man) then came on and 
quickly docked the tail, taking 4 wickets for no runs with his last 
seven deliveries, and the melancholy business finished with the total 

This left Bishop's with a target of 49 runs to win, which they did 
with despatch, losing only four wickets with Pratt driving confidentlv' 
on both sides to score 32 not out. Bishop's were thus the victors by 
tiie comfortable margin of 7 \\ickets at five minutes to five. Apart from 
Eraser's splendid analysis of 7 for 7 in less than four overs, which 
deserves special mention, honours were divided between Eastwood, w ho 
played a valuable first innings and bowled steadily in both, and Pratt 
who quickly put the issue beyond doubt in the second. 

At Ottawa, 17th May 1952 

IN' rHE return match at Ashbury, matters, to begin with, were reversed, 
with Bishop's having a 10-run lead on the first innings, only 3 batsmen 
(Eastwood, Meredith, and Pratt) reaching double figures; and bowling 
honours being shared by Grier, MacKay, and Eastwood who took 3 
for with his last 4 balls bowled. But the second Ashbury innings was 
a real nightmare— Rhodes' wicket was the first one to fall with 9 runs 
on the board and to draw a veil over the rest of the proceedings would 
only be kind. It should be enough to say that 1 1 for 9 was there for 
all to see, with Drew and \\'iddrington putting on 1 2 at the end to push 
the dismal total out of the 'teens. Cowans took 7 for 1 in his last 3 overs 
and Grier 3 for 7. This left a laughable 15 runs for Bishop's to knock 
out for victory, which they did for the loss of only Pratt and MacKay, 
to win easily by the wide margin of 9 wickets. \\'ithout detracting in 
the smallest degree from Bishop's two decisive wins, the Ashbury side 
must be charged with fatal indecision, both in running between the 
wickets and, "more importantly, while playing the strokes. A firmly 



hit shot although mis-timed often goes past a fieldsman before he can 
collect himself to make a try for the catch, whereas timid dabs usually- 
put up "sitters". Of the six catches of Bishop's bowling in the Ashbury 
second innings, four of the victims got "ducks", with three of them 
making up the cast of a hat trick. 


Back row: Weston, Molloy, Rhodes II, McCulloch III, Sutherland, Hornell, Seed. 

Front row. Briilembourg, Beavers, Birbeck (Capt.), MacLaren II, Reid. 

Kilpatrick (Scorer). 


THE Third Field was unfortunately only able to play one game 
during the rather short season. A second game planned with 
Selwyn House was cancelled due to rain. In the one game that was 
played however, the Ashbury team put up a good stiff fight, only to 
be beaten by the consistently good batting of the team from Bishop's 
Prep School. Outstanding for Ashbury was the batting of Birbeck, 
who scored 54 runs. The rest of our team was unspectacular, and were 
all out for 70 runs. Bishop's, by the steady batting of their first men, 
and the occasional error by Ashbury were not long in passing our 
total and finally piled up a total of 108 runs. 




THIS year, in spite of the occasional bit of bad weather, a very short 
spring term, and such competing attractions as the Cadet Corps, 
the tennis field was able to make unprecedented strides. Not only were 
we able to get our own tennis court into first class playing shape, but 
e\'erybody actually was able to play some tennis! 

Things started well when instead of our traditional two weeks of 
running to the barracks and waiting for the tennis courts to be ready 
we got right down to business. Another factor in our successful term was 
the use we had of the Rideau Tennis Club. The fact that this club had 
always seven or eight courts available and that only half the field went 
down at one time meant that everyone got to play. Those not going 
down helped fix up the Ashburv court, and had some practice and 
instruction with a "stroke developer" which was kindly loaned by 
Mr. Devine. 

Another unique feature, this season, was the tennis tournament. 
This was arranged and directed by Mr. Devine. Starting with a draw 
of 29, the field was slowly pared down until the semi-finals. Alclnnes, 
LeMoyne, Holland and Kleinhans were the four semi-finalists, and Stu 
iMcInnes carried off the trophy after beating Tony Holland in two out 
of three hard-fought sets. 

Credit for the achievements of the tennis field, and the success of 
the tournament, which we hope will become an annual event, is due 
to Mr. Devine, whose interest and hard work were much appreciated. 




McCULLOCH I — '"Heirs fires were better than early risingy 

Some people have hinted in past years, that "Big Al" couldn't even fall off a root. 
This is unkind, and what's more it's untrue— Big Al did fall off a roof. Unfortunately 
we were thus deprived of his invaluable services in many of our sports. It hasn't 
prevented him from doing a first class job as Head Boy, though, and with his voice, 
he has made a good Sergeant-Major. Al is an executive par excellence— a great 
man for getting things done, by other people. He is also an ardent cat-lover and 
has a charming picture of a kitten up in his room. His plans for ne.xt year are 
vague, but best of luck anyway. 

BRO\\'N I — ''The best way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.'' 

About 5 years ago Don arrived here, due, in his time to leave his mark on Ashbury, 
and vice-versa. He may have started by scribbling his name on the walls, but now 
it is engraved on nearly every athletic trophy there is. He has captained football, 
hockey, and cricket teams in the past and, especially this year, has been the back- 
bone of them all. He studied abroad for a year and since then his academic 
standing is as high as could be hoped for. His favourite colours are red and blue 
at least he labels all his books with them. We are sure that his good sportsmanship, 
popularity and good humour will have him carried, I mean carry him far and that 
he will be very successful at McGill. 

FOULKES — "'Eat, drink, and be jfierry, for tonwrrov: we die." 

In the seven years Phil has been here, his shaggy head has become a landmark. 
But underneath all that hair lies a heart of gold, and a will of iron. He has done 
much to keep the school running smoothly, and due to his paternal interest in 'The 
Four Horsemen', Fraser's cadet boots have been well shined. Phil would do well 
in politics, we think, for he has often been heard vigorously upholding his opinions, 
in a minority of one, and eventually winning out. When he leaves for R.M.C. next 
fall, Ashbury will have lost one of her most efficient and best informed prefects. 

FRASER — '7 will speak daggers, but use none.'' 

"Jumpy" first bounced into our shining corridors in the fall of '46, and since then 
has become a leading figure in many school activities. In past years he has made 
a name for himself not only as a scholastic wonder, but a leader in school drama, 
literature, and oratory. This year, before heading for McGill, he became one of the 
exalted day-boy prefects, and could often be seen with Book in hand, on Prefects' 
Report, crouched in his chair, ready to let forth a blast. In the fall he galloped 
around the second football field, where he won 2nd Team Colours ( something 
between a D.S.M. and an old age i^ension). But really, folks, all kidding aside, 
he's no good at all, but we wish him all the l)est anvwa\-. 

JACKSON — "'Few things are finer than a noble horse." 

Commonly known as 'Jake', Graham has proved himself to be a fine athlete in the 
1st Soccer and 1st Cricket Teams. Perhaps his greatest feat during the year was 
his superb performance in "Nothing but the Truth." 'Di' was alright too, it seems, 
and co-operated with him very well. When not practising his part with his 
usual conscientious zeal, he found time to be Chairman of the Music Club, an 
ardent science tripper, and assistant projectionist. He is also a connoisseur of his 
food, "Cadillacs" and horses. A loyal, keen and efficient prefect, "Jake" hopes to 
he back next year. 

GILL I — "Life is a jt'st aud all things shozi- it." 

Johnny is without a doubt THE character anionti thi- prefects this year. His 
cheery yodel accompanied by the invariable "I've been here for ten niiniites" 
was a sort of opening ceremony for the school day. Some people thouflht that the 
Princess went past them too quickly. We wonder what the Princess thought when 
John and Sandy went by followed by her escort (and we don't mean the Prince) 
John is either ver>- serious or very gay, which reminds me ( I don't know why ) 
that he is a keen golfer— at least he's always heading out the Aylmer Road. He 
has made outstanding marks this year; so outstanding, in fact, that they are asking 
him to work now. John can be seen waltzing along the corridors, skis on his 
shoulder and football under arm, looking for a game. He starred in both football 
and ski teams, being captain of the latter. When asked if he was coming back 
ne.xt year, he repliecl with tears in his eyes, "Wy N'ol" 

.M.AcLAREN I — "BeTZ'are the fury of a patient man." 

In our midst this year, there appears a candidate for U.N'.B.— our hardworking repre- 
sentative from Buckingham, P.Q. A top-notch fellow in every way, Ian has played 
well on e\ ery first team this year and is due for many congratulations for his depend ■ 
ability. On Saturday nights, he amuses himself telling fairy stories to the members 
of the younger generation with whom he lives up in the wing. Or, if he has 
succeeded in sneaking off and leaving Howard with the job, he can he found 
pouring money into the Bell Telephone. This summer, Ian is going to Europe. 
Wishing him the best of luck, we hope he doesn't become addicted to those French 
wines which we hear flow like water (water?!), and confines his attentions to women 
and song. 

\\'HARTC)N' — "Much study is a weariness of the flesh." 

Gerry is one of our most popular prefects this year, except perhaps with some oi 
the masters. On(:> of his more en^.iging habits is that of turning up about five 
minutes late for first period with the original and usually inaudible remark: "I'm 
late, sir." He is also a ijrominent figure in the Cadet Corps, being CO. or some- 
thing. In spite of certain libellous allegations made to Mr. Sibley about the way 
he spends his nights, Gerr>- really works like a slave. ( In fact keeping him in 
chains is one of the few ways of getting him to work). Xext year he hopes to go 
to R.M.C. and become a Brigadier Admiral. Ashbury and Daly .\venue will have 
lost much. 

LeBOUTILLIER — "After the tempest, the stilt, small voice." 

Known as "Boots" by one and all, Pierre hails from Wayne, Pennsylvania, and loses 
no time in letting everybody know it. A strong supporter of the Phillies, and of 
Ike for President, he has been with us for four years. He is still the idol of all 
the Elmwood Juniors (not to mention the Seniors) as he walks up the aisle each 
Sunday. During the past year, as well as being a first-rate prefect, he has played 
first team football and managed the first hockey team, and has ser\ed valiantly as 
Crucifer for the choir, and chief projectionist on Saturday nights. He also starred 
on the Senior Science Trip. "Q" is the favorite letter in his alphabet, and his 
usual pastime is "georging" with Don Brown. Boots hopes to become a farmer 
after going through Penn State U, and although we feel he's pretty much of one 
already, we wish him all the best. 

COTTIXGHA.M— "Tw wisdom to be silent." 

"Butch" first blessed the Ashbury grounds four years ago, bringing with him sonv 
remarkable formulae from the Quebec north woods— for shining shoes. This year 
he has been up in the wing with Ian, and the order and efficiency that reigned up 
there were in part the products of his iron hand. He is usually quite the stroni; 
and silent hero, but those who know him well tell us that he really makes up for 
lost time when out driving. Being an accomplished conversationalist in the front 
seat of his car, and also one of Ashhury's best dressed men, we feel Howard 
ought to go far,— away, that is. This summer he has reserved himself ringside 
seats for a hockey game in Paris. 

SALO.M — "They also serve who only stand and wait."'' 

With the possible exception of yours truly, who suddenly found himself with 
another of these filthy notes to write, we were all delighted at Pedro s appomt- 
ment to this high office. He had been a conscientious and successful room captain 
all year, and nobody was too surprised at this development. Pedro, however, 
was thunderstruck. In fact, he never quite remembered to take advantage of the 
privileges appertaining to his exalted position: he was perhaps the only prefect 
who alwavs knocked on the door of the common-room before entering. In such 
functions as the school picture, as well, we had to drag him out of his humble 
and obscure place among the "pazzents." None the less, he fulfilled his duties 
as a prefect most efficiently. Next year he'll be at Tulane University after a 
summer of raising parrots down in Venezuela. 





ABBOTT-lst Soccer, '48, '49, '50, '51. 1st Hockey, '51, '52. Rumble- 
seat, '32 Chev. Louie is indeed one of the brighter spots in the 
VIA scene. His shining hour, though, comes once a week— Satur- 
day midnight. He has spent the year doing a great number of 
interesting things (most of them having little connection with 
work) such as games, debating, and helping edit the Ashburian. 
He does well in his work, though, and enjoys it. He loved maths 
so much that he decided to give them up for Lent. Ashbury (not 
to mention Elmwood) will be glad to know that we'll have the 
benefit of his 'joi de vivre' again next year. Then Bishop's Univer- 
sity and McGill, after which he's heading for the law. 

CARNE— Although he has been in Canada for five years, Geoff still 
seems to be under the impression that Australia is a country and a 
continent, and not a South Sea Resort for kangaroos and convicts. 
During the winter months it's difficult to be sure where he lives— 
at home, at the ski-cabin, or in Younger's car. "Game's" ambition 
is to be a sheep-farmer back home and make millions, but he'll 
undoubtedly end up as just another Seneca Street lawn-mower. 
Geoff's distinguished achievements include winning the vice- 
captaincy and 2nd colours in soccer, and commanding No. 1 
platoon in the cadet corps. 

CARVER— Pete has no personality of his own— he is a conglomeration 
of everyone with whom he has ever come in contact. This is so, 
or perhaps only seems so, because he is the perfect imitator— often 
to Mr. Sibley's dismay. His main function at Ashbury seems to 


be keeping the Senior School (and the more patient masters) in 
stitches. He loves taking junior Matric subjects over and over 
again, but he's really very young to be as far as he is. In spite of 
his youth he has distinguished himself in 2nd Team Soccer, Hockey 
and Cricket, and as a Lance Corporal in the corps, and a room 
captain. '".Mort" is a jazz fiend, and went to New York over 
Easter to quench his thirst for it. He loves "Guys and Dolls"— 
especially dolls. 

GILBERT— In spite of the fact that offers have been pouring in from 
.M.G..M. ever since his performance in the school play, Peter is 
going to grace us with his presence here again next year. He has 
become a figure of some stature in the school (figuratively speak- 
ing) in his roles as manager of the First Football Team and lieuten- 
ant in the Cadet corps. In spite of his successes in the army, though, 
he still entertains the idea of going off to drown himself at sea. 
Inspired by his motto "\\'ork is better than nothing, but anything 
is better than work", he should go far. (We decline to forecast in 
just what direction). 

IRWIN— Don, "The Kazabazua Kid", coming from that great northern 
metropolis, has made quite a name for himself in the five years he 
has been at Ashbury. This is especially true in the Lab, where his 
freelance (gulp!) experiments (ugh!) have made him notorious 
(what a stench! ). He is also justly famous as a radio and telephone 
expert. L'nfortunately he won't be with us next year, as he wants 
to become a Lab technician. \\t are sorry to see him go, but are 
sure that his mild manner and engaging character will pull him 
through— even among those eccentric scientists, \\'hatever he be- 
comes, he has all our best wishes for good luck. 

GRLMSDALE— Thomas William Grimsdale, or "Grimy" as he is usually 
called— or even "T.\\'.( Billy)" as we have seen on some of his mail 
from a North Carolina girls' school, is indeed a prominent member 
of the form. \\'henever you hear an angry roar, it's ten to one 
he'll either be giving it or receiving it. Although he claims to be 
an atheist, he is perhaps the only member of VIA to have been a 
bishop-if only in the school play. Atheist or not, he made quite 
a hit with his white hair and flowing beard. In sports he was 
featured on the 2nd Football team, and 1st Cricket team, where he 
played with no little distinction. Next year Grimy hopes to be 
back at Ashbury to pick up some of the finer points of French. 

LAWSON I-"Louse" is one of our tall dark playboys and a most 
friendly fellow to boot. He has become notorious for his George 
\^ necktie and his Merchant Navy Pin. When not studying for 


his R.M.C. (No Geoff, that's not the Rockdiffe Mowing Co.) 
entrance exams— i.e. most of the time— he can be found in his 
'garden' hard at work with the plough. He may well succeed in 
making it one of the outstanding beauty spots of Lindenlea. May- 
be he hopes to sell his flowers to Craig's. If he prospers, we have 
it on distinguished authority that he will inevitably invest his 
fortune in a new, revolutionary, gold-mining scheme. 

MacEWEN— Peter comes from Maxville, Ont., "the home of the High- 
land Games." Although we suspect that the closest he has ever 
been to the Highlands is his room in the upper flat, he has con- 
tributed much "local colour" to Ashbury. What he does in Max- 
ville is still a mystery, but we think he sells "Pudgy Bird Seed." 
What he does at Ashbury is to have spares. Mac seems to have 
a weakness for %1 bills, bellboys and Chlorinated water. He can 
usually be found on Saturday nights with Grimy, talking to Joe the 
Barber. Next year he will be adding his talents to the already 
distinguished Ashbury contingent at Bishop's University. 

ROSS— Gerald competes strongly with Cy Sobie as the shortest member 
of the form, and with Grimy as a French expert. He is planning 
to spend another year at Ashbury before embarking on a naval 
career at R.M.C. (Last gunner on the flagship of the Lake Ontario 
fleet, perhaps.) Gerry really stars in English class, where his valiant 
efforts to shift the conversation from the subject of last night's prep 
to "The A4ale Animal" are notorious. He was on both the Second 
Football team, and the victorious Ski team, and has done well in 
sports generally. Besides avoiding work during English class (or 
any other class, for that matter) his chief ambition is to find an 
unbeatable system of getting home during his one spare of the day. 

SOBIE I— The last of the Sobies, as far as Ashbury is concerned this 
year, Cymon is one of our most popular boys in VIA. A star 
athlete against R.M.C, while in boxing, he won top-honours in his 
class, despite a broken wrist which he suffered during the finals. 
All those who appreciate Cy's ability in making passes will be glad 
to know that the chances are we'll be seeing him again next year 
with his familiar old(? ) saying "Don't draw conclusions before you 
have your observations (two rear view mirrors)." 

WANSBROUGH— "Sandy" is one of our tall jovial members. Like 
VIA's import from Glebe in 1951 (Doug MacLean) he has added 
a lot of life to the school. With his motorcycle, it is a small miracle 
that he hasn't taken away quite a bit of life too, but to date he has 
managed to leave Ashbury as numerous as he found it. He starred 
on our First Football and Hockey teams and is also an absolute 
genius in playing basketball; if you don't believe us, just ask him! 


In school . . . well ;in\ w.u he is ;i good fellow, ;i terrific vocalist, 
and a competent athlete. I Ic has become i|uire attached to his 
motorcycle (his pant-leg caught in the chain) as well as to Cierr\'. 
Speaking of motorcycles, he can also claim the distinction with 
John Gill of racing past the Princess at 70 miles an hour. He isn't 
sure of his plans for next \ear, hut we wish him all the best 
wherever he goes. 

YOUNGER— As the smoke from his leaking exhaust pipe clears from 
our eves, and we slowly drag ourselves our of the ditch in which 
we leaped to a\()id his cofHn on wheels, we regretfulK' sa\' t>'ood-l)\e 
to Robin ^ Ounger. I lis fier\' red hair, as distinctive and bright 
as the tail light on his jalopy (if it had one) will be missed next year 
as he departs to R..M.C. But, after all, we're lucky to have got 
out of his path before he started driving a tank! In his ten years 
here he has gained a reputation as a brilliant if irregular student, an 
unspectacular athlete, and a leader in Ashbury's Motorized Signals 
Corps. His rumble seat has become an annexe to the senior 
commonroom. Indeed we think that even if he is going himself, he 
should donate his car as a historical relic to Ashbury. 

\\'ell there it is, our whole form, with the exception of Foulkes, Eraser, 
Gill I, AlacLaren and McCulloch I— (all prefects). Next year will see 
many of us spread all over the country, far from the iron hand and acid 
tongue of our Form Master; the business-like methods of our Science 
Master, pushing our noses through the grindstone; the penetrating tones 
of our maths-teacher, disturbing our quiet siestas; and all the other things 
that make Ashbury what it is. We go, but as Generals or Privates, 
Prime Ministers or Jailbirds, Businessmen or Bankrupts, Scientists or 
Salesmen, we bet each one in our form will make his mark in the world. 





BLOOMSTONE— "Bloomers" put in his first appearance at Ashbury 
about the middle of the football season. In the rare moments when 
he was able to tear himself away from the telephone, he added his 
not inconsiderable weight to the First Football and First Hockey 
Teams. He occasionally turned up to the odd class, looking like 
a lost Saint Bernard, where he was always ready to engage in 
bitter debates on the merits of the Quebec educational system. 
Having sampled what Ashbury and A4ontreal High School have 
to offer, Bob is off next fall to Syracuse University. 

BURKE— Jack rejoined us late in the winter term, after a two-year 
rest cure with the United States Marines. Having risen to the 
rank of Sergeant in that organization, he was able to give some 
professional advice to the 4th Platoon in our Cadet Corps. A^'e'll 
bet that he found it a far cry from the Marines. 

CARDINAL— Made famous by "Cardinal's Cast-iron Corsets" (Patent 
applied for) which he demonstrated for about two months, 
Lester is now enjoying the comfort of sitting back in a chair- 
something which was impossible in his cast. The back injury 
which he suffered in the football season put him out of action for 
most of the year, and our school teams suffered the loss of one of 
Ashbury's best all-round athletes. We sincerely hope that he'll 
have better luck next year. 

DODGE— This summer, after a strenuous (?) year of captaining our 
star hockey team, and playing in the line in the football season, 
Jack is going over to Europe. One of the more familiar sights 
around school in the spring term, was Jack and Howard bound 
downtown to fix their visas. We're not sure how far Jack will get 
in Europe, but anyway it should be an interesting trip. 


HAXSOX— Big Dave is no long-haired musician. That is to sav that 
the c]ucsti()nahle music that comes out of the tuck shop every break 
is not classicak As for his hair . . . well, for tlie CJadet inspection 
he really outdid himself and got a "short" haircut as per regulations 
(reducing his hair from 9 inches to 7 inches in length). Although 
not known for hard work, or for anv work if it comes to that, 
Da\e manages nevertheless to do a fair job when exams come 

HOGBL'N— Murray is one of the brighter and funnier l)o\'s in our 
form. An artist on the loose, it was never an\' trouble to identify 
any books that he lost— they were inevitably covered with 
drawings. After school, he can usuallv be found pattering down 
to the streetcar stop, even though he does live in the other direc- 
tion. A reliable player on the first football team, .Murray has also 
started to ski this year, for the first time, and is not doing too 
badly. Does anyone want to buy a pair of skis, slightly used, cheap? 
Well, Murray's are not for sale— vTt. 

LEE— Bill was the foundation around which our first hockey team was 
built this year. It was his outstanding work as goaler which made 
possible the success of our team. His work as Civilian Instructor in 
the Cadet Corps was also one of his major contributions to the 
school. Bill has moved to Chicago, where he intends to £jo to 
Northwestern University. 

LEMOYNE— Although French-Canadian in background, Ray has had 
a difficult time convincing .Mr. Brain of this in French class. In 
his schoolwork in general, he has shot ahead with amazing speed- 
beginning the year in \"IC, and finishing by getting recommended 
for his year in \ IB. Towards the end of this, his first year at 
Ashbury, Ray was also made a room-captain. Not a bad year's 

MACNEIL— Hugh has spent his last year at Ashbury playing in the 
first team of every sport except soccer, and did very well in them 
all. He distinguished himself in class by getting all of his Junior 
Matric, and with respectable marks at that. He has been regarded 
w^ith suspicion by most of his classmates, not to mention Mr. Brain, 
ever since the weekend of the ski trip when he did his French 
Prep in half an hour after lunch, and got the same mark he usually 
gets when he spends hours (?) on it. Next year, Hugh is off to 
Dalhousie U, which is somewhere among the lobster pots of lower 
Nova Scotia (not to be confused with Lower Slobovia). His 
imitations of certain Ashbury masters, which have amused us all for 
the past year, will no longer be heard. Some poor unfortunate 
professor at Dalhousie will probably replace them as victims of 
his acid tongue and killing caricature. 

92 TH E ASH B U R I A X 

HORE— Fresh out of Brockvillc, Dave has been slowly getting used 
to the awful pitfalls that lie in wait for any new boarder at this 
school. He distinguished himself right off the bat, by being able 
to drop Latin, in a long, hard, toe-t(j-toe battle with Mr. Brain. 
This feat has brought one or two of the less fortunate to his door 
to ask him how it's done. 

jMcCULLOCH— Pete has become one of the more outstanding figures 
at Ashbury in the six years he has been here. His distinctions 
include the heavyweight boxing championship of the school, 
Connaught House colours; and he is also a room captain, a chapel 
clerk, and a member of the first Football, Hockey and Cricket 
teams. He was quite a star on the football team, and took it quite 
seriously— many's the time we've heard of him running interfer- 
ence against John Gill, out on the Aylmer road. 

SCHACHER— Ronaldo is \"IB's banana republican, and also quite a 
man of the world, having been to Europe last summer. His not 
infrequent arguments with the masters, usually end up in a com- 
pletely unintelligible and incoherent muttering, which never helps 
him to get his point across. He is a photographic fiend, and has a 
priceless set of cameras and equipment which he will sell you— 
if you can produce the small fortune he wants for them. Having 
him around our form has made things interesting, at least. 

WARNOCK— After a year of fooHng around, doing little work, and 
appearing to do almost none, Bob fooled almost everyone by 
getting a full Junior Matric, while Mr. Powell is still recuperating 
from his 2nd class in Algebra. Maybe the brisk morning air that 
he breathes while poling his boat across the Gatineau River at 
6:30 every morning, has wakened him up. When not driving up 
to or back from his cottage up by Wakefield, he can usually be 
found driving up to some secluded spot, where he hunts. We're 
not sure yet what he hunts, but if all the stories he tells are true, 
he's quite an expert. 




''A Lesson in Eiii^lisb Literature''' 

BRIXE-"To A Mouse ' 

Ambition: The Royal Canadian Air Force 
Activities: Corporal in the Cadet Corps 

CLARK-"On His Blindness'' 

Ambition: Roval Canadian Xavy 

Activities: Captain of Soccer; 2nd Colours in Soccer; Room 
Captain; Chapel Clerk; Science Club; Music Club 

FINLAY I-''It IS Not to be Thought Of 
Ambition: Petroleum Engineer 

Activities: 1st Field Football and Hockey; One of the Three 
Blind Mice 

FREED.MAX— "Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth" 
Ambition: Dentist 

Activities: Corporal in the Cadet Corps; 1st Team Rugby; 
2nd Team Hockey 

GAMBLE I— "Drink to me Only w ith Thine Eyes" 
Ambition: Stockbroker 
Activities: 1st Field Football and Skiing; Horses 

GAMBLE II-"Jenny Kissed Me" 
Ambition: Stockbroker 
Activities: Soccer, Skiing and Tennis; Horses 

HART— "A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig" 
Ambition: Physical Instructor 

Activities: First Team Football; First Team Football Colours; 
First Hockey and Cricket Teams; Room Captain; Music Club 


HICKS-"Northern Farmer-Old Style" 
Ambition: Agriculture 

Activities: Second Team Football Colours; Second Team 
Hockey; Track and Field; Skiing; Boxing 

HOLLAND-"Loveliest of Trees" 
Ambition: Lawyer 

Activities: First Football and Hockey Teams; Tennis; One of 
the Three Blind Alice 

KEMP-"To a Daisy" 

Ambition: The Canadian Army 

Activities: Lieutenant in the Cadet Corps; .Music Club 

KERR I— "He Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways" 
Ambition: The Royal Canadian Air Force 
Activities: Gymnastics; Soccer and Skiing; One of the Three 
Blind iMice 

MARMOL— "Auguries of Innocence" 

Ambition: Agricultural Engineer 
Activities: Soccer; Skiing and Tennis 

NO\\'AKO\\'SKI-"She W^is a Phantom of Delight" 
Ambition: Engineering 

Activities: First Football and First Ski Teams; Lender 16 
Cricket Team 

NUEMAN-"The Last Words of Jugglin' Jerry" 
Ambition: Textiles 
Activities: First Football Team; Manager, First Hockey Team; 

Tennis; Quartermaster Sere^eant, Cadet Corps; Projectionist 


OCHOA I-"The Wandering Minstrel" 
Ambition: Civil Engineering 
Acti\nties: First Football Team; Skiing; Motor Cycling 

ROSENBERG-"The Philosophical Beggar" 
Ambition: Salesman 

Activities: The School Play; First Team Football; Taking 
Slattery to Dances 

SCOTT-"The Happy Child" 
Ambition: Lawyer 
Activities: Second Team Football; First Ski Team; Gabbing 

SLATTERY-"La Belle Dame Sans Merci" 
Ambition: Petroleum Engineer 

Activities: Stage Manager for the School Plav; Soccer, Skiing 
and Tennis; Car-parker; and Chapel Clerk 


WALKER-'Tu/,/,\ \\'u//\" 

Ambition: Automotive Engineer 
Activities: Golf; Tennis; Skiing; Work 

MR. SIBLEY— "God Rest ^e Merry, Gentlemen" (and others) 



BEA\^ERS— Pat is a bristle off the old brush. He was a librarian this 
year and was very efficient in this position? Although one of the 
smallest boys in the class he has no trouble expressing himself 
verbally. He took an active part in games and will probably 
journey from Morrisburg to Ashbury again next year. 

KLEINHANS— Brother Dick is our six foot specimen of manhood? 
"Look at the hair on my legs, boys." He hails from the "good 
old L^.S.A." but seems to find a good percentage of the Canadian 
female population to his liking. 

LAA\'SON— Mike's main ambition is to cut down his mile run to 4.48.0 
and break the school record. He skied and won the intermediate 
cross-country. He is usually with Mike Hicks or Mike Brine. 
(Mitch, Mike and Mick!) 

McINNES— Stew hails from Halifax and is one of their up and coming 
basketball players? He is one of the school's best tennis players 
and had a successful year at school. We have reason to believe 
he will be back next year. 

iMEXDEZ— Although descended from a revolutionary, Diego seems a 
placid enough type. He has produced some weird cartoons and is 
the form expert on dancing the "Mamba." 


PRESTON— A\'^e are beginning to think that John spends his spare time 
trying to think up more witty remarks with which to brins^ down 
the house at an opportune moment. (Usually not so opportune in 
the eyes of the master). 

RAS.MIXSKY— "If onlv^ a doctor would come up with a remedy for 
the common cold," say the members of the teaching staff. Raz is 
the class baseball fan and his main ambition is to see a baseball field 
organized at Ashbury. (Fat chance). 

RHODES— Ned carries a lot of weight around Remoye. (That's a 
pun). He played first team football and also won his school 
colours in skiing. He is an enthusiastic cricketer and his main 
ambition is to obtain smoking permission, 

SPENCER— Jon is one of the form carrot-tops and always seems to 
manage to keep on the straight and narrow? He spent a good 
deal of his time this winter on the snowy slopes, beine^ an ayid skier. 

WEDD— If you ever want to find Jim call for Alike \Mddrington or 
write to Florida. He played first team hockey and second team 
football and plays a good game of tennis. A\\itch out \'ou don't 
get sunburned Jim. 

WELLS— Andy is one of the form he-men? "Forty push-ups today, 
boys." His arguments with Rasminsky about the relative merits 
of cricket and baseball wax loud and long in the changing room 
after gym. 

A\ IDDRINGTON— Mike is the class clown and can generally be found 
in the quad with Jim A\'edd. It was unfortunate that he couldn't 
play football because of his bad knees, but he played a good game 
of hockey and is gamely trying to adapt himself to cricket. 

WILSON— Last but not least is Robin, the other red-head of the form. 
Willy hails from the Eastern Townships and has been coming to 
Ashbury for eig^ht years. See you next year Robin! 




"BUSTER" ALEXANDER excelled in sports and was captain of the 
third hockey team. Ashhurv lost a very good boy when Buster left 
for England. \\<\y he succeed at Harrow. 

•'BILLY" BAER is the first of the three partners. If he spent as much 

time on his studies as he does on his hair, he'd be a good student. 

Built low for speed, Billy won his colours in sports this year. F.E.* 

"Got a weed?" 
"PETE" BARK^^'AY fights with the pen instead of the sword, but 

shows promise as a b!)xer for Connaught. His halo is undisturbed. 

"PELOPIO" BESSOX, from way down south, is one of the form's top 
athletes. He made the first cricket team and keeps in shape by 
scrapping with the prefects. 

"JU.MBO" BROWN, the first of the unhol\- 3, weighs more than his 

car. He spends more time out of class than in and suffers from 

"PAUL" CARDINAL is known to breathe at times. He is the second 

of the unholy 3. F.E. "How can I get off gym today?" 
"EDDIE" DRE^^' \yas a stal-ccart member of the second football team. 

He is always getting into and out of trouble w ith a big smile. F.E. 

"Duck, here comes a girl". 
"WILLIE" EASTWOOD belieycs in the old saying "(io west, young 

man", and does so quite often, about 75 yards from tiie front door. 

He is well known for his fast bowling in cricket. 
"BONES" ECHLIN is the form card and third of the unholy 3. F.E. 

"Flunk now and ayoid the June rush". 

*F.E.— Fayorite expression. 
tF.P.— Fayorite pastime. 


"SCHNORKEL" ESCHAUZIER brought back a wonderful tan from 
Austria after Christmas. He made the ski team. Usually seen 
shaking with silent laughter. 

TERRY "REV." FINLAY is the only one who laughs at his own 
jokes. He was snap for the second football team. F.E. Censored. 

"GOVERNOR" GILL II arrived at Christmas and quickly settled 
himself to the routine and made the ski team. He has 'connections' 
with the prefects. 

"PANCHO" GIMENEZ I is the second of the three partners. He made 
the second soccer team. F.P.t Speaking Spanish. 

"JLVI" GIMENEZ II is the third of the three partners and a great base- 
ball fan. F.E. "Aw, shaddup". 

"JOE" GLMENEZ III carries the weight for Shell. A genial, jovial 
dreamer who spends most of his time in class reading fiction. 

"PETE" GORRIE is the shrimp of the form who nevertheless does 
well in sports and played well in 3rd football and hockey. Hopes 
to get Smoking Permission in about 4 years. 
F.E. 1. "Hey, Schnorkel!" 2. "Got a drag?" 

"TOiMAdY" KERR spends a lot of time reading and studying maps 
when not playing 3rd football and hockey. He hopes to be a 
geologist. F.P. Practicing a master's accent. 

"NOISY" LUYKEN never makes a sound. He placed 3rd in the In- 
termediate cross-country. F.P. Playing records and cutting out 
paper dolls. 

BRIAN "MacNUT" McA'NULTY likes sports but unfortunately is 
in between the 2nd and 3rd fields. F.E. "Well, Cue-Ball and me . . ." 

EDDY "EBS" MULKINS is the class public speaker, played goal for 
2nd and 3rd teams and got knocked around in the boxing finals. 
Hobby: raising kittens. 

"PUNKY" PILLET often lets his dog bring him to school. He was 
manager of the 2nd team football and likes skiing and cycling. 

PAUL RIDDELL-F.P. 1. Untangling his fingers. 2. Reading about 
Hot-Rods. F.E. by Mr. Heney: "Taste good?" 

"SINKY" SINCLAIR left the form at Christmas to try his hand at 
something not involved with studying. He was very athletic and 
was capable as halfback in 2nd football. 

"LONG JOHN" SHURLY got his colours in Hockey, was Football 
captain for 2nd field and made the First Eleven Cricket. F.E. 
"Com'ere an' I'll slue^ you!" 



"TURKEY" TURCOTTK has tea outside the prefects common room 
nearly every day. He excels in brains and football. F.P. Being 

BOB "ONIONS" UNW'IN likes cycling and skiing. He is good at 
sports but is switching to I'.xports. F.P. Collecting pennies. 

"DOC" WILLIAMS played 3rd Hockey and Soccer. He is crazy 
about rifles. F.L. '\Mr. Bovvley, when can I go down to the range?" 

"STEVEY" W'OOLLCOiVlBE— won the poetrx-rcading contest. An 
all-round good bow 

"BUDDY" ZEITZ is the inventor in the class. He likes winter and 
summer skiing. At present he is a siiutter-bug and hopes to be a 


BLAKENEY— Peter comes from .Montreal and is our fair haired choir 

boy. Ambition: to get smoking permission. 
BODGER— Stephen is also from the smoke filled village of Montreal. 

Plays hockey and football. Mr, Devine's favourite Extra English 

student. Ambition: to become a plumber's assistant. 
CAAiERON— Doug is an import from Rockcliffe Public. Star of 3rd 

field; winner of junior cross-country. Ambition: an Olympic 

FUNES— Isaac is from Colombia. Played goalie on 1st field soccer. 

Confounds masters bv' his "I do not understand. Sir!" Ambition: 

to pass Mr. Lawson's Latin. 
GRACE— A scholarship winner from Rockcliffe Public. Played 2nd 

field hockey and football. Ambition: to return to Ashbury next 



GROGAN— Dick is another new bov from Montreal. Pla\cd 2nd field 

sports. Ambition: to turn a perfect somersault. 
IRVIN— Joe completes the trio from Rockcliffe Public. Class repre- 
sentative on 1st fields. Ambition: to achieve his father's fame as a 

hockey player. 
KINGSTON— Ken, a .Maniwaki lad. Plav^s 2nd field sports, does well 

in class. Ambition: write neatly enough to satisfy our form master. 
KOLTZ— Kevin is from the U.S.A. Spends his day worrying about his 

driver's licence. Ambition: New York Supreme Court Judge. 
KNO\\'LTON— David, our timid little red head, seems to cause Mr. 

Hastie undue concern. An excellent gymnast. Ambition: become 

an Admiral. 
OCHOA II— Leopold hails from a distant jungle called X^ene/Aiela. 

Played 2nd field football. Ambition: an hour glass figure. 
RUBIN— Jack has been at Ashbury three years. Plays 2nd field cricket. 

Ambition: to play Shylock in class production of The Merchant 

of A^enice. 
SEED— Brian, 'The Maniwaki Terror'. Played 3rd field football and 

hockey. Ambition: to grow about 3 feet. 
VEISSID— Elias is from Colomb::^. Won his 1st field soccer colours. 

Class representative on dance committee. Ambition: meet an Elm- 
wood lass who can samba. 
VON VITZTHUM— George is a German lad. Can be seen borrowing 

notes from Grace. Ambition: to become a movie star. 
FRANCO— Ted, from the Lone Star State, joined us at Christmas time. 

Ambition: to ride the Texas range. 
REVIE— Norman is a new boy from Cornwall. Played 2nd field cricket. 

Ambition: to become a farmer. 


In Transitus, when term commenced 
For studies, thirteen students tensed, 
To absorb the wisdom of the ages 
From Mr. Price and diverse pages. 

All races, types, religions here 
From countries far and hamlets near: 
England, Norway and Pakistan, 
Not to mention Buckingham. 

Ages, sizes, shapes— we're not at loss. 
With "Tiny" Hiney and "Beefy" Ross, 
From Daddy "Luke" who's getting on 
To youthful Mark, surnamed W eston. 

T H E A S fi B L' R I A X 


Of able minds we do not lack. 
Though t'is true, we have the slack; 
MacLaren tops the former station. 
The rest are not for publication. 

Third football's season spurned defeat 
Through Sobie's drive and Murphy's feet. 
And Ross and Lannv, a hefty pair, 
A\'ith these and more, our form was there. 

Though some we've mentioned, some remain 
For us to criticize and name: 
Kilpatrick is a case in question, 
x\ leader of the History section. 

Baird and Deachman are a pair. 

Neat of dress and fair of hair. 

Whose main desire is solitude 

From classroom questions thev think rude. 

In knickerbockers and sandals open. 
Came from Holland a human token: 
Oudesluys read the application, 
"Is yours, sir, for the year's duration." 

In Transitus as June draws near 
We're down to ten, and shed a tear 
For those we've lost, a gallant three 
Whose memories will stay green with we 
Who've gone the route, will pass the door 
From here to Shell or maybe I\^. 




We present with great pleasure a short summary 

Of the vaHant fellows of IIIA (Room D): 

Bill Birbeck, dubbed Birdbrain, is quite an arteest, 

Loves drawing maps, cricket, and having a feast. 

Bill Blakeley's a good egg, and mighty round; 

We think that for him special clothes must be found. 

Mike Bogert's a joke man; we think he will pass 

Mainly 'cause he's at the top of the class! 

One Nicholas Darwent, with accent quite "pip" 

Has plenty of brains but makes many a slip. 

And then there is Seymour, a jolly young fellow; 

From Mauritius he comes— where they teach you to bellow! 

Hornell is a boxer, quite Irish is he; 

David's from Lanark, and quite likes a spree. 

Bill Lawson is quiet, at least he is here. 

But from what we can gather— at home, oh dear! 

James Muir's from Lachute, and in class is quite mute, 

Much food makes him round; he's gained thirty-one pounds. 

John Plow skates and skis well, the silent sort; 

The Seniors like his sister, we've heard a report. 

Another keen skier is David Rhodes, 

Who goes by the rather queer nickname of "Toads." 

Roily-Polly is Sutherland, sometimes called Tubby; 

He is quite good at sports, and likes to drink Stubby. 

And last is John Wrinch, who is good in a pinch; 

When it comes to classes, to him it's a cinch. 

You can see from this picture of noble IIIA, 

Why Mr. Lawson's hair will soon turn gray! 

We miss Dalla Rosa and Pakistan's Ali, 

And wish best of luck to Hamde and Roly. 




These are the bovs of Form IIIB, 

Fixed there last fall by a wise decree. 

Next year forward or stay they must. 

So they're praying to pass and moye— or bust. 

E.£^. there's the effort of Goodman Brouse— 

As dependable as a brick built house; 

Carr-Harris, a well (?) intentioned new boy, 

\\'ho in this respect only resembles .Molloy; 

DanlvM'ort \\ho comes from beyond the water 

Is bright but he doesn't work as he oughter; 

Then also Gale, \\ho always knows best. 

But frequently fails when it comes to the test; 

And Higgs— that master of eyasion 

Of prep on each and every occasion. 

Next we have Reid— he shines Hke a star. 

And Sugden, substantially under par; 

Stephen who's strange, not bv^ name but by nature; 

And Strange, of short academic stature; 

Then there's \\'allis who stands at the top of the class 

And won't have to try his exams to pass. 



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Once more May is here 
And it's Ashburian time 
So we'll write about our class 
In rather indifferent rhyme. 

A for Tony Ahearn 
Whose writing is so slick, 
And for Alexander 
On problems he does stick. 

B for Justin Beament 
Absent many a day, 
Also for Brillembourg 
From Vene/Aiela far away. 

C for Kent Cook 

Who always has the giggles. 

And G for Gamble III 

With pens and pencils he fiddles. 

G also for John Guthrie 
So very big and tall. 
And H for John Hopkins 
In tests he fails not at all. 

K for Ketcheson 

Whose face is always aglow, 

L for Lawson IV 

With speed now better than slow 

M for John Mansfield 
Whose feet are in the aisle, 
N for Alan Nadigel 
Asking, "May I read a while?" 

P for Jeremy Powell, 
His father is a master. 
R for Gregory Roger 
Must move a little faster. 

S for Timothy Sparling 
From England across the sea. 
And also for Colin Starnes 
Seldom smiling is he. 

We've read books by the dozen. 
Written long letters and stories, 
Parsed the parts of speech. 
Learned of Canada's glories. 

Divided and multiplied daily. 
Through fractions struggled till spent, 
"Written French verbs neatlv. 
Then round the world we went. 

Practised letter formations 
Studied spelling each day 
Now come June examinations. 
Next, three months to play. 

When the summer is over 
And it's September once more 
We'll return to the College 
To work harder than before. 



Who knows some French and Spanish, too. 
And once in Buenos Aires grew? Bechard. 
What Httle bov can boast that he 
Had a CTfeat inventor in his faniilv- Bell. 
What bov has trouble w ith dollars and cents? 
He knows more of shillings, pounds and pence? C 
Who has the widest, cheeriest grin? 
Who's alwavs eager to begin? Copeland. 
A\'ho likes to draw and draw and draw? 
Or tell of other lands he saw? Dankwort. 
Who came to us from U.S.A., 
Came from Detroit here to stav? Edwards. 
\\ hat quiet dark-eved bov is this 
Who signs his books and papers "Chris"? Gabie. 
A\'ho, when the winter term was done. 
Went down to visit Washington? Harris. 
A\'ho tries and tries on everv test. 
And alwavs does his verv best? Horwitz. 
What bov (he surelv is no dunce) 
Savs he can read ten books at once? Madgwick. 
W ho took the part of Eric the Red? 
\\ ho was it the Cross-Countrv led? .Mockett. 
Who plavs the piano verv well. 
And likes to read and add and spell? Nazzer. 
What httle bov from Montreal 
Did come to be a friend to all? Nichol. 
Whose interest is geograph\' 

And foreign lands that he mav see? Sherback I. 
Who is the voungest of the bovs. 
Right full of life and fun and noise? Sherback IF 
What bov, so lithe and slim and bright. 
Can quicklv scamper out of sight? Tyler. 






ON October 13th and 14th, we held the Sixtieth Anniversary 
Old Boys' Weekend here at the College. Registration of all Old 
Boys took place on Saturday morning between the hours of 9 a.m. and 
1 p.m. in the Reception Room. At 10 a.m. the School played B.C.S. 
at rugby. This was a very exciting game which the School unfortun- 
ately lost. At 12.15 p.m. there was a Buffet Luncheon held in the 
Gymnasium arranged and produced by the Ashbury Mothers' Guild. 
This was a great success, and afforded an opportunity for the Old Boys 
to renew many acquaintances. In the afternoon tickets were obtainable 
for the Rugby game between the Toronto Argos and the Ottawa 
Rough Riders. 

At 8 p.m. a Dinner Dance w^as held at the Country Club. A. B. R. 
Lawrence, President of the Ottawa Branch of the Association was the 
Chairman at the dinner at which the speaker w^as the Headmaster. Some 
60 Old Boys and their wives were present. In his "off-the-cuff" address, 
Mr. Perry expressed his delight and confidence in the support given 
the School by the Old Boys. In his remarks on the School, he said he 
was impressed by his staff which was, he was certain, the best of any 
private school in Canada. It was the answer to the type of training 
expected and required of the school. There was, he told them, a full 
school and in the number were many interesting bovs of different 
nationalities. The opportunity and responsibility for their training was 
realized. The one regret and sad note of the diamond jubilee celebration 
was that the founder, Dr. Woollcombe, was not there. Dr. \\'ooll- 
combe, he said, had looked forward eagerly to the event. The evening 
was a most successful affair, and enjoyed by all. 

On Sunday morning, a service of Holy Communion was held in 
the Chapel at 8.30 a.m. The celebrant was Rev. A. Leaker, from Christ 
Church Cathedral. At 1 1 a.m. a special Old Boys Service was held. The 
lesson was read by E. N. Rhodes, Esq., an Old Boy and Chairman of 
the Board of Governors. At this time. His Excellency, \"iscount 
Alexander of Tunis unveiled the 1939-45 Temporary Roll of Honour 
which the Headmaster read after the unveiling. The special preacher 
was the Rev. \V. D. Christie, B.A., Chaplain, the Governor General's 
Foot Guards. 

To the Old Boys' Committee and Executive who arranged the 
weekend go a special word of praise. The Committee was made up of: 
Lt.-Col. I. T. Dewar; A/Ialcolm L. Grant; W. F. Hadley; L. D. Palmer; 
J. A. iMacGowan; and Capt. W. G. Ross. This committee worked with 
the Executive: A. B. R. Lawrence; Capt. G. A. \\'()ollcombe, j. P. T. 
Thomas; J. A. Powell, and C. G. Gale. 



Amongst those who entertained out-of-town guests for this week- 
end were: Col. & Airs. Roger Rowley; Col, & iMrs. Ian Dcwar; Mr. & 
iMrs. James MacGowan and Capr. & Mrs. G. A. W'oollcombc. 

Included amongst those who registered were: 

J. F. Boyd, Otta\\a 

A. B. Brodic, Ottawa 

T. Ahearn, Calgarv 

T. A\'. Beauclerk, Montreal 

T. Burpee, Ottawa 

G. Conxers, Ottawa 

J. D. Convers, Ottawa 

L. G. Clarke, Ottawa 

R. H. Craig, Montreal 

E. K. Davidson, Ottawa 
I. T. Dewar, Ottawa 
j. H. B. Dewar, Hull 
G. Fisher, Montreal 

C. G. Gale, Ottawa 

F. T. Gill, Ottawa 

D. Gillies, Ottawa 
J. F. Grant, Ottawa 
M. L. Grant, Ottawa 
L. F. C Hart, Montreal 

F. G. Henev, Ottaw a 
K. Heuser, Simsburx , Conn., 


G. D. Hughson, Ottaw a 
H. M. Hughson, Ottawa 
J. S. Irvin, Ottawa 
H. Joseph, Westmount 
J. G. M. LeMoine, Montreal 
B. Lawrence, Ottawa 
]. O'Halloran, Quebec 
b. S. MacDonald, Ottawa 


J. Ir\ in. R. Rowlev, B. Lawrence, R. Southam, 
R. Pe'rrv, l".. Rhodes. 

Old Bovs' 60th Anniversary Weekend 

Jim Fleck, Henry Dreyfus, Mike 

Don iVlacdonald, Bill ^'arcs. 

MacLaren, Buckingham, Que. 

R, MacLaren, Buckingham, Que. 

A. MacGowan, Ottawa 

C. iMcKinlev, Kingsmere, Que. 
McAIaster, Montreal 
H. B. Moffatt, Britannia Bay 
P. Murphv, Ottawa 
E. P. Newcombe, Ottawa 
E. B. Pilgrim, Lennoxville 
J. A. Powell, Ottaw a 
E. N. Rhodes, Ottawa 
J. W. Ritchie, Ottawa 
J. D. Roberts, Cornwall 
G. Perlev-Robertson, Ottawa 
J. B. Robinson, Montreal 
W. G. Ross, Ottawa 
R. Rowley, Ottawa 

Smellie, Ottawa 

Southaui, Calgary 

C. Southam, Montreal 

W. Southam, Ottawa 

G. \'eits, Ottawa 
W. A. Weeks, Town of .Mt. Royal 
S. E. Woods, Ottaw a 
P. WooUcombe, Montreal 
G. A. Woollcombc, Ottawa 
G. Whitcher, Ottawa 
M. Zilbertj, Ottawa 




OLD BOY VISITORS: 1951-1952 

AMONGSi the Old Boys who have visited the school during the past 
session are the following: 

F. J. Copley ('43-'46) R. Sumner ('49-'51) 

P. Langevin ('46-'50) D. S. Watson ('45 -'48) 

M. Gallaman ('45-'47) H. Nelson ('95-'98) 

R. W. Coristine ('25-'32) M. W. Swithinbank ('40-'43) 

H. Blakeney ('07-'16) V. C. H. Stewart ('33-'35) 

E. Nerv ('43-'46) J. A. Stairs ('33-'35) 

A. S. Goodeve ('39-'46) W. A. Schroeder ('4 3 -'45) 

J. C. Southam ('22-'32) D. Heney ('45-'50) 


McGill University: W. Brownlee, N, P. Burgoyne, A. Cavadias, W. 
Dalrymple, H. Dreyfus, D. Gardner, C. Hart, D. Heney, B. Heney, 
D. R. Kerr, H. Lovink, A. AlacRae, J. MacCordick, F. Rose, J. F. 
Smith, D. S. Watson, W. A. Weeks, C. R. Hampson. 

University of Toronto: S. Ball, G. A I. Ferguson, D. S. MacDonald, J. 
Nesbitt, J. G. M. Hooper, J. S. Pettigrew, I, G. Scott, R. C. Thomas. 

Bishop's University: J. R. Baldwin, R. W. G. Darby, P. Baskerville, 
R. E. L. Gill,'R. Sumner, W. J. Sudar. 

Carleton College: W. R. Bryce, M. G. Parsons, B. A. Pritchard, D. 

University of Montreal: W. A. Clark, J. D. Hall. 

Royal Military College: W. R. Scott, W. G. Ross, E. R. A. Cullwick. 

Royal Roads: H. S. Price, J. D. Younger. 

University of New Brunswick: T. Kenny, R. Elmer, D. Fair. 

Queen's University: D. Eraser, R. K. Paterson. 

Dalhousie University: H. M. Mclnnes. 

University of Havana: iM. R. Artola. 

Columbia University: T. S. Setton, A. Urbanowicz. 

Tulane University: G. E, Turnbull. 

Norwich University: L. C. Wells. 

University of British Columbia: C. P. Tisdall. 

Ontario Agricultural College: H. Luyken. 

Of the above, the following graduated with the following degrees: 

McGill University: Bachelor of Engineering: J. F. Smith, C. R. Hamp- 
son; Bachelor of Arts: A MacRae; Bachelor of Science: D. Gard- 
ner; Diploma in Agriculture: D. S. Watson. 

University of Toronto: Bachelor of Arts: J. S. Pettigrew. 

University of New Brunswick: Bachelor of Forestry: T. Kenny. 




ALDOUS AYLEN was appointed to the bench of the Supreme Court 
of Ontario last September, haxing twice been a bencher of the 
Law Society of Upper Canada, and a former president of the 
County of Carleton Law Association. 

PAT BOGI'RT has succeeded Brigadier Rockingham in command of 
Canada's 25th Infantry Brigade in Korea, 

FRANK BLISS of Hamilton was elected president of the I lamilton 
Tiger-Cat football club in January. Frank played for the Ottawa 
club in the Big Four in 1921. 

JOHN .MACiOR was appointed publisher of the Prince Rupert Daily 
News in May, having previously been director of publicity for 
the Canadian Pacific Railway in X^ancouver. 

PFTE STANFIELD now owns the Star Manufacturing Company in 
Dartmouth, N.S. 

ROBERT SCHOFIELD MORRIS has just been elected President of 
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. 

MAX HUGHSON, who married Elizabeth Jackes in Toronto in 
1950, is now Chief Chemist for the Provincial Paper Company, 
and is living at 11 7 Peter Street in Port Arthur. 

C. \\ . J. "BILL" ELIOT, Arts graduate of the University of Toronto, 
and Lecturer in History at Trinity College, Toronto, has just 
been awarded a $2,000.00 Fellowship for 1952-1953 in History 
■:.nd Literature at the American School of Classical Studies in 

J. S. "TUBBY" PETTIGRE\\\ Arts graduate of the University of 
Toronto, has just been awarded the following: 
(i) The Aloss Memorial Scholarship for $300, as the best all 
around Arts student in his graduating year, 
(ii) a Trinity College Fellowship for'$750 for 1952-1953. 
(iii) The David Derwyn Owen Prize for the student with the 
highest ranking in the First Class in the 4th year of Enq-lish 
Language and Literature. 

FORDHAM-MacLAREN-In November 1951, Miss Nancy P. Ford- 
ham was united in marriage to Frederick W. MacLaren at All 
Saints Church, Ottawa. 

KNEIW'ASSER-S.MITH-On May 17, 1951, Miss Bette-Anne Knei- 
wasser was united in marriage to John Smith, a former Captain of 
the School, at Stewarton L nited Church, Ottawa. 


MacKINNON-READ— In August 1951, Aliss Catherine E. MacKinnon 
was united in marriage to Gordon H. H. Read at 1st Baptist 
Church, Hahfax. 

GORDON FISCHEL, one of our more recent Old Boys has kindly 
donated a Permanent Trophy for the Mile Race to be known as 
the "Gordon Fischel Trophy". He has also consented to give a 
miniature for this trophy. Elsewhere in this magazine is the men- 
tion of his other fine gesture, the giving of a Cup to be known as 
The David Garrick Cup for Dramatic x\rt. We appreciate the 
tangible interest shown by Gordon in this regard. 



On April 29th, the Old Boys' Association held its annual meeting 
and dinner at the Royal Ottawa Golf Club. 

The following were elected as Officers of the Association for the 
coming year: Captain G. Woollcombe, President; J. S. Irvin, \'^ice- 
President; E. L. H. Burpee, Secretary; J. A. Powell, Treasurer; and 
the Committee made up of: Lt.-Col. I. T. Dewar, M. E. Grant, \\'. F. 
Hadley, L. D. Palmer, G. D. Hughson, Capt. W. G. Ross and F. W. 

The main speaker of the evening was the Chairman of the Board 
of Governors, E. N. Rhodes, Esq. Mr. Rhodes spoke on the school's 
history from its beginning and the varied pupils it had attracted from 
various parts of the world. He was thanked by Captain Woollcombe. 
The toast to the school was proposed by E. K. Davidson and Allan 
McCulloch, Head Boy of the school this year, responded to the toast. 
Present at the Head table for the dinner were: Retiring President 
A. B. R. Lawrence, Headmaster R. H. Perry, E. N. Rhodes, Capt. G. A. 
Woollcombe, Head Boy Allan McCulloch and E. Keith Davidson. 
Amongst those who attended the dinner were: 

N. M. Marshall Bob Hyndman 

G. Whitcher J. G. Veits 

Guy Simonds C. Evans 

S. Aiontgomery A. \A'ilson 

W. F. Hadley D. MacLaren 

J. D. Conyers F. D. Elcock 

R. R. Drake W. G. Ross Jr. 

G. A. Woollcombe J. F. Fleck 

A. D. Brain L. H. Sibley 

J. S. Irvin E. L. H. Burpee 

M. E. Grant W. D. Hadley 

W. G. Ross A. B. R. Lawrence 



E. P. Ncwconihc 
G. B. Greene 
S. Gillies 
J. T. H. LeiTcrett 
H. B. .Motfatt 
•E. A. Price 

C G. Gale 
E. X. Rhodes 

D. L. Polk 
J. A. Powell 
L. D. Palmer 

E. K. Davidson 


On Tluirsda\-, April 3, 1952, the Ashburv Old Boys' Association- 
Montreal Branch held its Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Rackets 
Club. The President, W. A\'. Chipnian, Esq., was in the Chair. The 
speakers at the dinner were: E. N. Rhodes, Esq., Chairman of the 
Board of Governors and R. H. Perrv, Esq., the Headmaster. The 
following were elected as Officers of the Association for the ensuincr 

President— W. \\'. Chipman, Esq.; A^ice-President- H. J. Ronalds, 
Elsq.; Sec.-Treas.— W. H. Wilson, Esq. 

Attending the dinner were the following: 

H. J. Ronalds ('31-'37) 
H. N. Blakenev ('05-'15) 
F. B. Robinson ('23-'30) 

W. W. Chipman ('21 -'24) 
L. H. Harvey ClO-'13) 
L. F. C. Hart ('05-'16) 
H. G. Stanfield ('22-'27) 
D. R. McMaster ('22-'26) 
R. H. Crais ('26-'30) 
H. R. Hanipson ('13-'20) 
J. W. Sharp ('31-'35) 
H. W. Dreyfus ('44-'48) 
D. C Southam ('22-'32) 
C J. Molson ('15-'18) 
D. A. Chapleau ('18-'22) 
J. R. Ferguson C28-'35) 
P. W'oollcombe ('00-' 10) 
J. C Merrett ('22-'26) 

W. E. Dunbar ('19) 
J. G. Wilson ('28-'30) 
A. W. MacRae ('44-'49) 

C. K. Brown ('45-'46) 
G. Fischel ('44-'48) 

D. Mathias ('26-'30) 
C C. Hart ('42-'50) 
W. D. Benson ('14-'15) 
W. H. AA'ilson ('17-'19) 
P. Redpath ('16-'20) 

C. C. Renaud ('22-'25) 


ON April 18th, of this year. Flight Cadet Pierre Langevin was killed 
in a training plane crash near Zurich, Ontario. He was 1 8 years 
of age. A Student Pilot with the R.CA.F., Flight Cadet Langevin was 
on a routine flight from Centralia Air Station in an American-made 
sincjle-enorine Texan aircraft when he crashed. He had been a student 
at Ashbury from 1946-1950. 



Due to the generosity of the following Old Boys, the Association 
was able to present the splendid portrait of the Founder bv Robert 
Hvndnian to the School. It now hangs in Rhodes Hall. 

E. Beardmore 

F. D. Bliss 

E. K. Davidson 
I. T. Dewar 
S. C. Evans 

C. G. Gale 
S. A. Gillies 
H. R. Hampson 
H. M. Hughson 
A. B. R. Lawrence 
H. B. AiacCarthy 
A. R. MacLaren 

D. .MacLaren 

L. D. Palmer 
W. G. Ross 
R. R. Rowley * 
E. C. Sherwood 
G. T. Southani 
J. D. Southam 
R. W. Southani 
E. P. Taylor 

C. Tupper 
J. C. Viets 
L. T. White 

D. M. Woods 

G. A. Woollcombe 

A. B. Lawrence, E. N. Rhodes, R. H. Perry, E. K. Davidson, L. D. Palmer 




TRUF. to the profession;il tradition which the AshhurN'-I'.lniwood 
Players have maintained over the years, the curtain of the Little 
Theatre rose promptly at 8.30 in the evening of March 21. 

\\'e were at once swept into the tense excitement of a broker's 
office. Sibley down a couple of points— Price holding firm— Belcher 
nio\ing up rapidh'. Against this background of speculation, an amus- 
ing and exciting situation develops. 

E. Al. Ralston, the senior partner in the brokerage house, has a 
lovely daughter, Gwendolyn. One of \L. AI.'s partners is Robert 
Bennett, an idealistic and susceptible young man. Can it be that he 
secretly loves the beautiful Gwen? Yes, of course he does. 

His idealism convinces him that the truth and nothing but the 
truth should pass the lips of any man. \\'hen the other members of 
the firm wager that he will be unable to tell nothing but the truth for 
a period of 24 hours, he accepts. B\' an unusual coincidence, the money 
at stake is exactly the amount which he has been given by Gwen to 
double overnight on the market. 

As can be imagined, the next twenty-four hours bring complica- 
tions and embarrassment. Complications because our truthful young 
man appears to be losing the love of the beautiful Gwen. Embarrass- 
ment because Robert's partners take utmost pains in placing him in the 
most unfortunate situations. Robert must tell Ethel what he really 
thinks of her singing; he must tell her what he really thinks of her hat; 
and, O tragic moments, he must tell customers the real value of stocks 
which E. M. is pushing. 

However, the hands of the clock slowly move to zero hour. 
Robert wins the bet, and Gwen, and everyone is happy. 

The play was a good one for the schools to produce, and the result 
was smooth and enjoyable. The adults in the audience were as amused 
as the students. 

Graham Jackson and Diana Fraser. who played Robert and Gwen 
respectiveh-, gave excellent performances with just the right touch of 
comedy to their parts. John Fraser, as E. Al., acted his difficult role 
with sureness. Peter Gilbert did well in the part of Dick Donnelly, a 
partner in the brokerage firm. Alable and Sable Jackson plav^ed by 
Sandra AIcKee and Joe Anne Davis were two ladies whose presence 
on the stage was disturbing to all the actors in one way or another. 
The audience loved it! Allan Rosenberg as a young-man-about- 
broker's offices was particularK' good. 



1. Leslie Anne Jackson; 2. John Fraser; 3. Sandra iMcKec; 4. Back stage presentation; 
5. Allan Rosenberg; 6. Graham Jackson, Diane Boyd, J. W. (Jrinisdaie, Diana Frascr, 

Peter Gilbert. 


Thomas \\ . Cirinisdalc turned in one of the best performances as 
Bishop Doran, a cler<4"\nian who had a great deal of business sense 
beneath a saintlv exterior. LesUe Anne Jackson, to whom we can always 
look for excellent performances in the Ashbury-Elmwood plays, outdid 
herself this year, I think. Diane Boyd did very well as the poor young 
thinfj whose sincrinij was so atrocious, and whose hat . . .1 Su/.ette 
I)e \\'olf was good as .Martha, the maid. 

Mr. Belcher again produced and directed the play and the major 
credit for the successful evening must be given to him. He was ably 
assisted by Air. Devine.* 

.Mrs. .M. W. -McA'Nulty produced natural results with the make-up. 
The crew of efficient stage managers were G. Nueman, P. McCuUoch, 
W. Slatter\ and P. Foulkes. 

The Ashbury-Elmwood Players are most grateful to the Little 
Theatre which supplied many of the costumes, and to .Mrs. .Murray 
of the Little Theatre who kindly assisted with the make-up. 

*I should like to express mv warmest thanks to .\lr. Devine, who so ably and 
cheerfully took over the w ork and responsibilities of the final rehearsals and production 
of the plav \\ hen I was unable to be present. — A.B.B. 


ON the whole, this year was a successful one for the corps. The 
autumn saw us brushing up on our drill, training the recruits, 
and lining the route (about 100 yards of it) of the Royal Tour. 

A\'ith the coming of winter, we were forced to go indoors for 
our training, utilizing the gym as a Parade Square and the classrooms 
as Squad Training Areas. We attempted to follow a diversified training 
program during the winter months to acquaint every cadet A\ith the 
methods, weapons and aims of modern warfare with special emphasis 
on the infantryman's job. As a climax to the term, Brigadier "Pat" 
Bocrert, an Old Boy of Ashbury, inspected us before leaving for Korea 
and was impressed by the smartness and steadiness of everyone on 
parade. After inspecting the corps in the gym, he followed us to 
Rhodes Hall where he gave a short and inspiring talk on his own 
experiences and also the purpose of cadet training. Finally, he asked 
for a Cadet half holiday, which endeared him to every boy. 

The coming of spring brought with it the return to the great 
outdoors for our cadet work, but it also brought the annual inspection 
which was, at the beginning of the Spring Term, only about four weeks 
away. At this point we received a number of new recruits, mostly 



Lt. General Simonds inspects Cadet Corps. 

from the choir, who went to work with a will and, we are pleased to 
say, behaved like veterans in the inspection. 

Since Cadet Inspections are no longer going to include that old 
stand-by, the "AIock-Battle," it was decided that we would have one 
before the inspection. Accordingly, one Saturday near the end of April 
about thirty-five of the better cadets, complete with Sigs. and First Aid 
squads, set out for a rendez-vous in some woods near the Ottawa 
Canoe Club. Attack, counter-attack, retreat and attack followed in 
quick succession until the "Red" Defenders were forced down to the 
Ottawa River where, "after expending all their powder and shot against 
fearful odds, they felt it their duty to avoid further bloodshed, and 
surrendered". The battle was greatly increased in realism by the use 
of .303 blank cartridges (By permission of the R.C.M.P.— "N" Division) 
and a few firecrackers (heavy artillery). It was thoroughly enjoyed by 
all, even by the spectators who were overrun more than once. 

All too soon the 15th of May and the Inspection were upon us. 
However, the corps went through its movements with accuracy which 
Lt.-Gen. G. G. Simonds, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., CD., Chief of the 
General Staff, the reviewing officer, described as being as good as when 
he was in the corps, although in his day there was very little squad 
training and much more drill. Alan, it's a far cry from the old days! 
When the ceremonial part of the inspection was over, demonstrations 
were given in seven branches of training: 

Map Using (sand table )-C/Capt. j. 11. Gill 

Signalling (radio)— C/Capt. P. B. Foulkes 

TH E ASH BU Rl AX 117 

Drill & Command (precision)— C/Lt. G. C. Carne 

Light Machine (iun (Bren)— C/Lt. P. Cj. Gilbert 

First Aid (St. John's Ambulance)— C/Lt. R. F.. B. Kemp 

Small Arms Training (rifle)— C/S/Sgt. Nueman 

Field Craft (battle tactics)— C/Sgt. Jackson 

At the conclusion of this, the Juniors took over while the corps 
proper got ready for the gym show. Then a mass P.T. display was 
followed bv a demonstration of apparatus work bv the [^vm teams and 
a grand Hnale in the form of a set of giant pyramids in which every 
cadet took part. The company^ then formed a hollow square around 
the General for his remarks. These were short, consisting mainly of his 
escapades at the school, praise of the corps' efficiency and a request 
for a half holiday for the corps. He gave out three awards, the first 
one, for the best shot in the corps, to C/Capt. J. H. Gill; the second, 
for the best recruit, to Cdt. Terry Finlay; the third, for the best senior 
cadet, went to C/Lt. G. C. Carne. 

The inspection was concluded by the band of the Royal Canadian 
Regiment under Lt. A\\ Armstrong, CD., playing "God Save the 

Although great progress was made in our connection with the 
G.G.F.G., our affiliated unit, even greater progress is expected next 
\'ear, as it is hoped that we will be allowed to use the Connaught Ranges 
for rifle and Bren firing (working with G.G.F.G. weapons.) The 
Guards have done a great deal for us, even it they did not turn up 
for the Church Parade on May 25th. However, it rained, as usual, so 
they did not miss much. This was the thirty-sixth and last parade of 
the year. The words of the O.C., C/Major G. S. A\'harton, we feel 
sum up the year excellently: "If we are not the top, we are very close 
to It. 




ON THE evening of Friday, April 18th, the first joint Ashbury- 
Elmvvood dance was held. The decision to merge the two formal 
dances was made after the death of the late King had resulted in the 
postponement of the Elmwood Formal until April 18th— the date 
favoured for the Ashbury Formal. 

At 9.00 p.m. or thereabouts, the boys began to fill the Elmwood 
gym, w^here the dance was held. The halls and other rooms of the 
school had been lavishly decorated by a hard-working group from both 
schools, during the latter part of the Easter Holidays and in a frantic 
last minute rush the night before. The finished product certainly was 
well worth the effort. 

The guests were received by Mr. and Airs. Perry, Mrs. Graham, 
Al McCulloch and Pat Knowlton. We were very lucky in being able 
to get Mr. Cammy Howard and his orchestra and the excellent music 
provided by them went a long way to making the dance the success it 
was. Thanks are also due to the Elmwood Mothers' Guild who pro- 
vided the food. 

The position of Master of Ceremonies was filled by John Fraser 
and Phil Foulkes, who kept the dance running smoothly and were 
responsible for the distribution of the prizes. They fulfilled this task 
with reasonable efficiency, and at least managed to avoid such obvious 
tricks as awarding the prizes to each other. 

AMien the strains of God Save the Queen at 1.00 a.m. announced 
the close of another Ashbury formal, it was for everybody the end of a 
memorable evening. Certainly the first Ashbury- Elmwood formal 
dance can be classed as an unqualified success. 



ACCORDING to custom the entire school was assembled in Rhodes 
1 lall on the morning of June 4th, the day before closing, to hear 
the I leadmaster's Readover and the announcement of names and 
standings of the successful Junior .Matriculants. 

In his readover, Mr. Pcrr\- reviewed school acri\ ities from the 
beginnincT of the \ ear. i ie spoke of the football season, in which the 
First Team had not fared as well as we had hoped, but at least had 
succeeded in scoring one signal victor v, the return game with R.M.C, 
and in which our Third Team had scored an unbroken series of wins; 
of hockey, where we had defeated Bishop's but had lost to Lower 
Canada by a one-goal margin; of skiing where we had also won all f)ur 
competitions— notably against Bishop's, Lower Canada and Sedbergh; 
and of cricket, in which we had won from Bishop's in both matches. 

He referred with gratification to the completion of the new tennis 
courts and cricket 'nets', the highly satisfactory showing at Cadet 
Inspection, the purchase of a new tractor for work on the grounds, 
and to other additions and improvements. 

The academic work and progress he characterized as generally 
pleasincr although, he said, we were always hoping for still better 
records. He added words of praise for the efforts of both teachers and 
pupils of the School. 

.Mr. Perry spoke with deep regret of the retirement of Fred Oliver 
who had worked in the School so capably and faithfully for so many 
years, and of .Mr. Price who had been with us briefly but brilliantly as 
Junior Housemaster. 

The junior .Matriculation standings were then read to eager ears 
by .Masters teaching the respective subjects, and presently the ceremony 
was brought to a close when .McCuUoch, the Head Boy, called for three 
cheers for the Headmaster which were rendered heartily by Boys 
and Staff. 


THE following have been awarded their school colours for the 
various sports concerned: 


(a) First Team Colours: Brown I, Sobie, Wharton, Gill L Hart, 

Cardinal L 

(b) Second Team Colours: Fraser, ^^'ells, Baer, Hicks. 


Second Team Colours: Clark, Carne, Abbott, \^eissid. 



(a) First Team Colours: Dodge, Lee, Brown I, iMacLaren I. 

(b) Second Team Colours: LeAloyne, Shurly, Mclnnes. 


First Team Colours: Gill I, Rhodes I. 


(a) First Team Colours: Brown I, Cottingham, Foulkes, Alac- 

Laren I, Hart, Grimsdale. 
(h) Second Team Colours: Eastwood, Rhodes I. 

The following have been awarded their House Colours: 

1. WOOLLCOMBE HOUSE: iMacNeil, Baer, Lawson I, Lawson II, 

Hicks, Nowakowski, Gamble I. 
Re-awarded: Sobie I, Cardinal I. 

2. CONNAUGHT HOUSE: Abbott, Finlay I, Gimenez II, Hart, 

Irvin, Wansbrough. 

Re-awarded: Cottingham, Dodge, Gill I, Lee, McCulloch II, 



THE annual sports day, as customary, was held on the morning of 
the school closing, which this year was June fifth. Two days 
previously the eliminations were run off and prepared the way for 
another successful display. The weather was warm and sunny so as 
to make the day a perfect one in general. The athletic prizes this year 
were presented by Mr. J. S. Irvin, a well-known Old Boy and an 
athlete in his own right. The following are the results of the finals: — 

Annual Sporps— Track and Field Finals 

1. 100 Yard Dash-Senior 4. 75 Yard Dash-under 12 

1. Diego Mendez 11" 1. William Lawson 9 3/5" 

2. Kenneth Finlay 2. John Hopkins 

3. Gerald Wharton 3. Tony Sugden 

2. 100 Yard Dash-Inter. 5. 60 Yard Dash-under 10 

1. Manuel Gimene/. 11 2/5" 1. Colin Starnes 10" 

2. Joseph Irvin 2. Jeremy Powell 

3. Christopher Nowakowski 3. Peter Cooper 

3. 100 ^■ard Dash-Junior 6. 60 Yard Dash-under 8 

1. Walter Grace 13" 1. Jeremy Tyler 10 1/5" 

2. Patrick Beavers 2. iVlichael Copeland 

3. Thomas Kerr 3. Christopher Gahie 



7. 220 Yard Dash-Senior 

1. Dieoo Alende/. 26 1/5" 

2. John Gill 

3. Cynion Sohie 

8. 220 Yard Dash-Inter. 

1. Manuel Ginienez 26 3/5" 

2. Joseph Irvin 

3. Stewart Alclnnes 

9. 220 Yard Dash-Junior 

1. Walter Grace 30 2/5" 

2. Patrick Beavers 

3. Thomas Kerr 

120 Yard Hurdles— Senior 

1. Paul Echlin 

2. Gerald Ross 

3. Gerald Wharton 




120 Yard Hurdles-Inter. 

1. Kevin Koltz 20 1/5" 

2. Christopher Now akowski 

3. Manuel Gimenez 

12. 80 Yard Hurdles— Junior 

1. Walter Grace 14" 

2. David Rhodes 

3. Henri Eschauzier 

13. 80 Yard Hurdles— under 12 

1. William Lawson 15 1/5" 

2. John Hopkins 

3. Robert Ketcheson 

14. 880 Yard Dash-Senior 

The Beardmorc Trophy 

1. Allan McCulloch ' 1' 19" 

2. Michael Hicks 

3. Geoffrey Carne 

15. Ladies Race (open to Parents) 

1. Mrs. G. E. Tyler 8" 

2. Mrs. C. Sugden 

3. Mrs. R. Hamilton 

16. 440 Yard-Senior 

The Old Boys' Association Cup 

1. John Gill 60 4/5" 

2. Philip Foulkes 

3. Cvmon Sobie 

17. 440 Yard-Inter. 

1. Michael Lawson 63" 

2. Stewart .Mclnnes 

3. Joseph Irvin 


18. Obstacle Race— Senior 

1. Gerald Ross 

2. John Shurly 

3. Wilkie Kerr 

19. Obstacle Race— Inter. 

1. David Know Iton 

2. Terence Finlav 

3. Kevin Koltz 

20. Obstacle Race— Junior 

1. Douglas Cameron 

2. Hernani Brillembourg 

3. Tonv Sugden 

21. Men's Race (open to Old Boys 
and Parents) 

1. Evan Gill 

2. Gillies Ross 

3. Tonv Price 

22. Interhouse Relav 4/220 
Woollcombe House 

2 3. Interhouse Tug-of-War 
Woollcombe House 

Field Events 

High Jump— Senior 

1. John Ciill 5' 3" 

2. Diego Mcndez 

3. Kenneth Finla\- 

High Jump— Inter. 

1. Joseph Irvin 5' 

2. Christopher Xowakowski 

3. Ted Franco. 



3. High Jump— Junior 

1. Patrick Beavers 4'1" 

2. David Rhodes 

3. Walter Grace 

4. Mile Open 

The Gordon Fischel Trophy 

1. Michael Lawson 5' 36" 

2. Michael Hicks 

3. Geoffrey Carne 

5. Cricket Ball— Senior 

1. Kenneth Finlay 93 yds 

2. Lester Cardinal 

3. Sandy Wansbrough 

6. Cricket Ball— Inter. 

1. Christopher Nowakowski 

79 yds 7" 

2. Stewart Mclnnes 

3. Stephen Bodger 

7. Cricket Ball— Junior 

1. Graeme Gorrie 

2. David Rhodes 

3. Patrick Beavers 

61 yds 

H. Broad Jump— Senior 

1. Allan Rosenhers? 17' 6 1/2" 

2. Allan McCulloch 

3. Philip Foulkes 

9. Broad Jump— Inter. 

1. Joseph Irvin 15' 4" 

2. Michael Lawson 

3. Stewart Mclnnes 

10. Broad Jump— Junior 

1. Patrick Beavers 14' 3" 

2. Tony Sugden 

3. Henri Eschauzier 


ON Thursday, June 5th, the 
closing exercises were 
carried out on the traditional 
pattern. The Track and Field 
finals were run off in the morn- 
ing before a large and enthusi- 
astic audience and comprised 
many closely contended events. 
An innovation this year was 
the Ashbury Mothers' 60-yard 
dash. Although the line up, of 
almost a dozen entries, was 
attended by much hilarity on 
the part of the contenders, the 
runners surprised many of the 
onlookers by the display of an 

amazing burst of speed. Stimulated by this example, the annual running 
of the Old Boys' race consisted of a larger number of participants than 
has been seen for years. The winners of these races were, respectively, 
Mrs. G. Tyler and Mr. Evan Gill, Junior. 

Prizes for the morning's events were presented to the winners by 
J. S. Irvin, Esq., Old Boy and Parent. 

At 2:45 p.m. the Leaving Service was conducted by the School 
Chaplain, the Rev. W. J. Lord, assisted by the Headmaster, R. H. 

Bos;crt wins. 



Beavers wins. 

Pcrrw I'sc]., iiiul iniiiiediatclv 
afterward rhc Cicncral Pri/.c- 
Ciixiiig function was held on 
the shad\' lawns. The weather, 
alw a\s such an important and 
uncertain factor, was more 
favourable to the ceremoiu 
than it has been for several 
\ears, as the sun shone tem- 
perately and evenl\- through- 
out the afternoon. 

The Chairman of the 
Board of Governors, E. N. 
Rhodes, Esq., opened the exer- 
cises by a tribute to the School 
Founder, the late Canon G. P. Woollcombe. He proceeded to announce 
the inauguration of a third "house" at the School, to be named Alexander 
House, by kind permission of the former Governor-General. He spoke 
glowingly of the progress of the School and introduced the \^aledic- 
torian for the year, Allan AlcCulloch, the Head Boy. The text of the 
\ aledictory is to be found elsewhere in these pages. 

The Headmaster then gave his Report, thanking the governors 
for their active interest in school affairs, reviewing achievements in 
classroom and on playing field, and referring to a promising rate of 
enrolment for the coming year. 

There was one note of sadness from the platform when a farewell 
was addressed to Mr. F. Oliver, school engineer since 1914. Tribute 
was paid to him by young Stephen Woollcombe, grandson of the 

founder, and presentations 
were made on behalf of the 
Boys, the Governors, the Staff, 
and the Old Boys. 

Academic prizes were pre- 
sented by the Rt. Hon. F. M. 
Forde, F.C., High Commis- 
sioner for Australia in Canada; 
Lieut, (jeneral Charles Foulkes, 
C.B., C.B.F., D.S.O.; W. W. 
Chipman, Esq., B.A., B.C.L., 
President, Montreal Old Boys' 
Association; and Athletic prizes 
by A. R. AlacLaren, Esq., and 
by Captain G. A. Woollcombe, 
R.C.N, According to school 
Xichoi wins. custom, a Canadian painting 


was presented to Mr, Perry by John Fraser on behalf of the leaving^ 

After this, the ceremony was brought to a close by the Chairman, 
and the guests and boys betook themselves to the pavilions for refresh- 
ments and, later, to farewells and departures, 


(A) FORM PRIZES (for General Proficiency) 
IC Charles H. Nichol 

IB Allan G, Bechard 

lA Kenneth C, Harris 

JIB Colin J. Starnes 

IIA Gregory H, Rogrer 

IIIB John M. W'allis^ 

III A Michael V. Bogert 

Transitus George R, MacLaren 

IV Walter M. Grace 

Shell Stephen G, Woollcombe 

Remove Michael Rasminsky 

VIC Michael R. Brine ' 

VIB William M. Hogben 

VIA Donald R. Irwin 


I Jacombe Prize— Eric G, Nazzer 

II Hunter Prize— John G, Guthrie 

IIIB Lord Prize— Robert F, Brouse 

III A Lawson Prize— William M. Lawson 

Transitus Price Prize— Mark Weston 

IV Devine Prize— Elias \"eissid 

Shell Rowley Prize— Rodriguez Besson 

Remove Polk Prize— Donald S, Mclnnes 

VIC Sibley Prize-Eric L, Clark 

VIB Powell Prize-Pedro B. Salom 

VIA Brain Prize— Ian A. MacLaren 


II Colin |, Starnes 

IIIB Frederick A, Reid 

II I A Michael \\ Bogert 

Transitus Bruce P. Hiney 

Piano George R. AVilson 

II John R, Hopkins 

IIIB Robert F. Brouse 

IIIA William H, Birbcck 

IIIA Seymour C, Hamilton 

Transitus Bruce P. Hiney 



The Charles Gale Pri/.c: Junior— Ciordon W. Cialc 

The Ross McM aster Pri/c: Inrcniiediate— Michael Rasiiiinskv 

The Ross McMasrer Pri/.e: Senior— John Fraser 

The C. (j. Dravton Prize: Junior— Mark Weston 
The C. Ci. I)ra\ ton Prize: Intermediate— Stephen G. \\'oollconil)e 
The A. B. i^elcher Prize: Senior— Graham P. Jackson 


This cup has been donated h\- one of our Old Boys, Gordon 
Fischel. It is to be awarded to the bo\" w ho has either bv a single 
performance, or a series of performances, made the most valuable k 

contribution to school dramatics during the year or years of his i 

participation— John Fraser. 


Junior Matriculation Classes 

The Belcher Prize for English— Raymond D. LeMoyne 
The Polk Prize for Modern History— Hugh M. D. McNeil 
The Brain Prize for Ancient History— Raymond D. Le.Mo\ne 
The Sibley Prize for Physics— Raymond D. LeMoyne 
The Sibley Prize for Chemistry— Graham P. Jackson 

Senior Matriculation Classes 

The A. B. Belcher Prize for Enghsh- John Fraser 
The D. L. Polk Prize for History-Lewis W. Abbott 
Ashbury College Prize for Mathematics— Donald R. Ir\\in 
The L. H. Siblev Prize for Science— Donald R. Irwin 
The L. H. Sibley Prize for Biology— John M. Fraser 
The Read Latin Prize— John M. Fraser 
The Angus French Prize— John M. Fraser 
The G. J. K. Harrison Prize for Greek— John M. Fraser 

(I) CADET PRIZES (Captain G. W. Higgs Prizes) 
For the Most Efficient Cadet— Geoffrey Carne 
For the Best Recruit Cadet— Terence E. Finlay 
For the Best Shot— John R. Gill 

Shooting Awards: John Cjill. Michael Brine, Thomas WilliauLs, 
Patrick Beavers. Richard Freedman 


The Track and Field Chap.mpionships 

Junior: The Alywin Cup— Walter M. Grace 

Intermediate: The Stanley \\'righr Cup— Joseph S. Irvin 

Senior: The Fleming Cup— John H. Gill, Diego A.Iendez 


The Snelling Trophy— 

For the .Most Valuable Footballer— Gerald S. Wharton 
The T. W. Lawson Trophy— 

For the iMost Improved Rugby Player— Cvnion Sobie 
The Rhodes Trophy— 

For the Most Spirited and Determined Display in Boxing— Kevin 

The Connaught Cup— 

POr the Best Gymnast in the School— John H. Gill 
The Col. j. D. Fraser Trophy— 

For the Most Valuable Contribution to Hockey— Donald Brown 
The Cochand Trophy (for inter-school skiing) — 

Ashbury College— John Gill 
The Ashbury College Ski Cup— 

For the Best Skier in the School— John FT. Gill 
The Evan Gill Trophy— 

For the Most Improved Skier— Neddy G. Rhodes 
The Robert G. Devine Trophy 

For Tennis Champion of the School— Donald S. Mclnnes 
A4rs. James Wilson, Cricket Trophies— 

(a) Batting: Donald Brown; (b) Bowling: Thomas Grimsdale 
Fleney Award— 

For the Most Improved Cricketer— Laurie C. Hart 
The MacCordick Cup— 

For the Greatest Contribution to School Games— Donald Brown 
The Norman Wilson Challenge Shield— 

For Inter-House Competition— Connaught House 
The "G.P." Cup (School versus Old Boys' Football) 

The School— D. Brown 
The Old Boys' Race Tankard— Evan Gill 
The Ladies' Race— Mrs. G. E. Tyler 
Honorary School Colours: P. LeBoutillier 


The Woods Shield (Junior School Award of Merit) — 
George R. AlacLaren 

The Southam Cup (for the Best Record in Scholarship and Sports) — 
John H. Gill 

The Nelson Shield (for the Boy Exertino- the Best Influence in the 
SchooD-AUan D. McCuH'och 

The Glass Trophy (for the Boy who has show n the greatest im- 
provement in the Senior School )— Philip B. Foulkes 

The (jovernor General's Medal— Donald R. Irwin 

The Headmaster's Trophies- 
Junior— Bruce P. IIine\- 
Middle— Terence I". Finlay 
Senior— Geoffrey Carne 


'/■ HE ASH B U R I A X 127 


Delivered hy A. I). McCullocb, Head Boy 

Mr. Cliairman, Mr. I Icadiiinsrcr, L;idics and Cjcnrlcnicn: 

This is the last Ashburx' closing in w hich 1 will be taking^ part as 
a student of the school. I cannot help looking hack at the other cere- 
monies of the six \ears I ha\e been here. It doesn't seem so \'er\' Umn 
since I first came to Ashburv. L.verxthing was strange to me, and I 
was somew hat bewildered bv this new world. Now, as I leave Ash- 
burv, I feel I know the school verv well; it is onU- when I think back 
that I realize what changes have taken place both in me and in Ashburv. 

Anyone who was here before the regime of our present Head- 
master can appreciate the changes which he is responsible for in the 
appearance of the school. Mr. Ferry has made many improvements 
in the school buildings and grounds. Changes have taken place on the 
staff also. Indeed Mr. Belcher, my present English master, taugrht me 
Latin in my first year; I hope he finds my English today better than 
my Latin was six years ago. 

But in spite of these physical improvements, I do not believe the 
spirit of the school has fundamentally changed. I hope it never will. 
As Ashburians, we have had the personal attention and interest of our 
masters, and I know we have always enjoyed ourselves during our stay 
at Ashbury. It takes an exceptional school and a fine headmaster and 
staff to combine work and enjoyment. 

We have learned a great many lessons at Ashbury; I do not mean 
only Algebra, or History, but we have learned more important lessons 
—on how to get along with all kinds of people; people of different 
nationalities, different temperaments and with different characteristics. 
Being in Ottawa we have the opportunity of meeting boys from all 
corners of the world. It is a credit to Ashbury that boys from Europe, 
South America, and North America, do live together happily despite 
national differences. 

Those among us who have been entrusted Mith authoritx' in the 
school, as Prefects, Room-Captains, or Cadet Officers, have been given 
the opportunity to develop qualities of leadership and responsibility. 
At all times we have had the active help and encouragement of Mr. 
Perry, Mr. Brain, and all the other members of the staff. I feel I must 
point out to those of you who hope to become Prefects or other school 
officers that it isn't as easy as it appears. The attitude and the cooper- 
ation of the boss is vital if we are to succeed in doing our jobs well. I 
would like to thank you for the excellent way in which you have co- 
operated with us this \ear. 

On behalf of the Prefects I would like to thank all the masters for 
their support and understanding, and most particularK' we want to 
thank Mr. Perrw without w hose guidance and interest in us, we would 
not have been able to accomplish what we have for Ashbury. 






" 2\ '^*'''^"'-^ ^<"" >'<*^"" Oliver", says the old adage. riic passing of 
jfjLtlie \ears has brought a Koland to Ashbury— and a good one, 
too— bur none can ever give us back our Olixer, for he is incomparable, 
and, to all Ashburians, irreplaceable. The mould was bnjken w hen he 
was made, and we shall not look upon his like again. 

Just before the first Great \Var, not long after Ashburv was 
hnally settled upon her present site, there came a young man called 
Fred Oliver. His manifold abilities were soon revealed, and he himself 
no less firmly established in the Ashbury community than the School 
upon its foundations. His functions were innumerable — engineer, 
groundsman, carpenter, plumber, electrician, imperturbable relief in 
any and every crisis among the domestic and maintenance staff, cruide, 
counsellor and friend. His title was never fixed, for none could cover 
all his incarnations, but he needed none: to all he w'as just Oliver, a 
name of great honour. 

Oliver's outstanding quality Mas strength, of body and of 
character. There are two abiding monuments to liis amazing vitality: 
the magnificient stone wall which circles the northern side of Ashbury, 
built with his own hands of boulders taken from the property; and the 
Intermediate Field, at one time as much as twelve feet deep with 
water in the thaw, which he filled and levelled to the fine piece of turf 
we have today. Indeed, there is no corner of building or grounds which 
does not bear witness to his interest and skill. 

Complementary to his strength were his kindness, his gentleness, 
his humour and his wisdom. No demand seemed heavy, no twist of 
circumstance harsh, no problem insoluble, when it had been submitted 
to his unique combination of vigour and shrewd benevolence. Genera- 
tions of Masters, starting with our revered Founder, had looked to 
him for support and advice. .Many hundreds of Old Boys remember 
with affection his tolerance, his helpfulness, and his sense of fun. Nor 
must we forget the part played by Mrs. Oliver. The superb meals, 
which as head cook she turned out for so many years, her work in 
the sewing room, her unfailing readiness to lend a hand in any emer- 
gency, above all, the home which she made for her husband, all were 
vital factors in the service which this wonderful team gave to Ashbury. 

And now we have come to the time of parting. Oliver, accom- 
panied by "Henry", retires on pension to be with his family at 
A\'eston, where his universal competence and his brilliant ventriloquism 
will doubtless enable him to start a second career, marked, we hope, 
by a little more leisure than his first. We arc left with only our regret, 
tinged with pride at having been privileged to know and work with 
such a man— a man in every sense of the word. As they said of the 
builder of St. Paul's, so may we at Ashbury: -"If you want a memorial, 
look about you I" 



Wi: wish to tender special thanks to the Ashbury College 
Mothers' Guild for their many activities this year on behalf of 
the School. During the l-'aster Holidays the ladies of the Guild were 
hostesses to a most successful and highly enjoyable "fun night" held in 
the gym, with prizes for games, and refreshments served. The proceeds 
of this well-organized and enthusiastically patronized evening were 
turned over to the School, to be applied to the purchase of new s^ym 
equipment and/or the provision of a scholarship fund. 

W'e wish also to express our thanks to all those who have donated 
books to the school library. 


ALTHOUGH the end of a school year brings with it a pleasurable 
. sense of achievement and release, it also brings a touch of sadness 
in the partings which it inevitably implies. 

This year, for example, we had to say farewell to Mr. 'Tony' Price 
who is leaving us after all too brief a stay as Junior Housemaster. Many 
of the Staff remembered him from his schoolboy days here and were 
delighted when we heard last summer of his appointment. He proved 
to be all, and more than all, that our memories of him had prompted us 
to hope for. Under his tutelage "the Wing" ran like clockwork; his 
personal interest in each individual boy was keen and understanding, 
his teaching was sound, his discipline was firm but popular, his admin- 
istration was efficient. 

As a games coach also, he made invaluable contributions. I lis Third 
Football Field enjoyed a most successful season, and he coached the Ski 
Team to sweeping victories in all its contests. And, perhaps almost as 
important, he proved a most congenial member of the Common Room. 

On the day after the closing, a gathering of the Staff was held at 
the I Icadmastcr's house where the Head made a brief but heartfelt 
farewell speech to Tony and presented him with a small memento from 
the Staff. 

Wherever he may go, he takes with him the best wishes of Ashburx" 
and we hope that we may some day see him back at the School. 




Tin: rising ot rhc sup mc:ins nian\- things. To the money nuirkct it 
means more monev; to the farmers, their crops; hut to the nature 
lover it means the buds of spring. To such people the promise of sprint 
means more than mere monew It means the herald of summer, the 
promise of happ\' daws. 

The beginning of winter is greeted with joy by the skiing and 
hockey fans. But when the sap begins to rise the thouijhts of these 
too turn to dust\" baseball stands, or to cross-C()untr\' runs, or cricket, 
or swimming. 

Those who are new to Canada sometimes think that the spring 
will never come, but when it finally does they street it with happy 
hearts and joyful feet upon the green grass once again. 

I must tell you it is necessary always to have little creatures around 
us. The squirrels \\'ho play and steal so roguishly are fun to watch. 
The plants that spring up are necessary to feed the animals and birds 
whose playfulness lights up the most dreary yard. A garden is a 
paradise, not only to these, but to worms even, the necessary cultivators 
of the soil. 

So when you find your pail of sap upset and surrounded by tiny 
footprints, do not begrudge the loss; the pixie plunderers may need it 
more than you. 

Hamilton, IIIA 


How keenly we trained for this epic match 
Strengthened our hands for the hardest catch, 
Oiled our bats, prepared our gear. 
Practised so hard, we had naught to fear. 

In dreams we did the hat trick thrice. 
Then, such was the training of Mr. Price, 
We scored five hundred by half past three 
And were promptly enrolled in the M.C.C. 

The day of the match dawned dark and drear. 
The telephone rang and the words came clear, 
''Grounds under water, there'll be no pla\' 
But our triumph will come some other day.'' 

Weston, Transitus 



OXE dark and drearv' night the clouds went rolHng past the Centre- 
ville station where a small boy was selling papers. A merchant 
hurried up to his newsstand and asked for a Daily Times. The boy 
gave him his paper and in exchange the man gave him fifty cents. Just 
then the 6.40 p.m. train started to chug out of the station. The man 
ran to the train and jumped on, forgetting his change. In the meantime 
the boy was counting out the money, ^^'hen he had the correct 
change in his hand he turned to give it to the merchant and discovered 
that he had disappeared. 

Two years later that same merchant got off the same train at the 
same station. The same boy was still at his little stand and instantly 
recognized the merchant. He went to him and said, "Sir, do you 
remember two years ago when you came and bought a Daily Times 
from me and gave me fiftv^ cents? ^^'ell, here is the change, sir.'' 

The merchant recalled the circumstance and \\'as very pleased 
with this boy's honesty. He made a note of his name and address. 

A few days later the ne^^'sboy received a letter from the merchant 
saying he had a good position for him in his business. 

Hopkins, Form II 


THERE was once a little pool lying in the Rocky Mountains in 
Canada. This little pool was a very inquisitive little thing. Being 
away up in the mountains the only things he knew about were the 
green trees, the timber wolves, the grizzly bears, the deer and a few 
other animals. He wondered what else there might be for him to see 
if he could manage to get away. 

One day a seagull flew over the little pool telling stories of the 
wonderful ocean far aw^ay. Although he only heard verv^ small bits of 
what the seagull said, it was enough to arouse his curiosity. 

Every day during the next week he thought about it and decided 
he ^^^ould try to go and see this ocean he had heard about. 

All through the winter he wondered how he could get there. 
Finally, he decided that the only time to try it would be in the spring 
when the thaw came and he would swell up and oxerflow. He longed 
for the spring which seemed a long time in coming. 

At last it was spring! He did overflow and started down the 
mountain side. Before long he joined a river that led to the ocean. 
After a day or so of travelling through beautiful forests and over rapids 
and falls, the river began to hurry him along faster and faster. He 
raced past towns, villages, mills, cities! It became more and more 
exciting. Finally he caught sight of the ocean and in moments he was 
lost in its salty water. It was just splendid! There were all sorts of 
boats, lobster traps and once there was a sailing race. He had a 
wonderful time playing around. 


In the fall he felt lonesome for his home in the mountains. One 
day the sun drew little drops of him up into the skv and formed a hii^ 
cloud which the wind blew o\er his home pool. The air was cool 
there so before long all the little drops ran together and fell as rain. 
He soon found himself back in his old home. 

He was verv happ\' and contented now because he knew that in 
the sprinij^ he would go back to the ocean to spend another wonderful 
summer. Siarnks, Form II 



I'm sorry but I fail to see, 

A\'hat use Geometry can be. [j 

What does it mean? I wish I knew . 

My future's black until I do. 

But damn iti I don't want to learn it. 

So if you find this book please burn it ... . 

On second thought . . . 

You'd better not. 

Job, with all his tribulations, 
Was never faced with line equations. 
Through trouble he made many trips, 
But none compared with the ellipse. 
Loci, slopes, and parameters, 
Tortures for confirmed wife-beatersi 
But they all rest in prison bliss. 
What did we do to merit this? 

Parables are utter hell. 

Their tangents are a mess as well. 

And when it comes to tangent slope, 

I really am without a hope. 

Plot, describe, transpose and draw. 

The worst damn mess you ever saw. 

And when we substitute for "y". 

You might as well give up and die. 

Now I'll be hanged if I will slave. 
At this foul muck that Euclid gave. 
Descartes too was much to blame. 
For which I daily curse his name. 
May their black souls forever rot, 
In one twin hyperbolic plot. 
So in conclusion please take note, 
To scrap Geometry I vote. 

Traser, VIA 



IT WAS a beautiful spring morning. The sky was without a cloud, 
while the sun shone brightly into the dining-room window, affect- 
ing the silver like a rather superior brand of polish. In short, as it was 
so aptly put in the morning paper on the table: "The storm centre in 
the southern Tennessee X^alley was moving due east, and was not likely 
to affect the lower Great Lakes region." 

Ho\\'ever, as Air. James Frederick \\'itherspoon came in to break- 
fast, his first thought was not for the beauty of the morning, or for 
the fried tgg on the table, but for his mail. He picked up the top 
letter from the little pile, methodically slit open the envelope with his 
letter opener, unfolded the yellow sheet which he drew out, and without 
a pause, slowly and deliberately tore it into shreds. 

He repeated the procedure with the next letter (the contents of this 
one were green), and the next. The whole of this ritual was carried 
on in silence. 

Mr. Witherspoon was not insane— that is, not yet. He was merely 
dealing in the most sensible fashion with the endless stream of literature 
that was piped to him h\ the local government general store via the 
Post Office Dept. He had no use for triplicates of these invoices, bills, 
receipts, and order forms which socialized industry seemed to value so 
highly. To him they were waste-basket fodder— nothing more. 

He knew only part of the story, though, the bitter end. 

The whole business began in a U.S. Patent Office late in 1952, 
Patents w^ere drawn out for a new industrial wonder— a machine that 
could make out fifteen copies of any form at once. .Making fourteen 
copies was too trivial a task for it, and sixteen copies were beyond its 
powers, but for simultaneously filling out fifteen copies of the same 
form, it had no equal. 

This mechanical marvel rested in obscurity for several years. 
During this time, Socialism in the form of President Daft and his 
Socialist-Democratic-Rcpublican party, seized America. It was only a 
few years until everything from the Kentucky Bootleggers Corp. to 
the local general stores passed into government o\\nership or govern- 
ment control. 

It was shortly after this great event that the machine was dis- 
covered. It happened really by chance. A go\crnment cfiicicncy 
expert looking through Pravda's list of latest Russian inventions, came 
across this duplicator (invented by Putzoffsky in 1703). 

Checking with the L^.S. Patent Oflice he found that such a machine 
did indeed exist. It was but a short time until it \\as decided (in the 
interests of efficiency) that all transactions done by government owned 
or controlled businesses (i.e. all businesses) should be done by means 
of these machines. The disposal of the resultin<i^ fifteen copies was left 

7" HE ASH BU Rl A N 


to the ingenuity of the local managers, with the single stipulation that 
6 copies were to be sent to the State (Capital (of which three would in 
turn he sent to Washington). Three were to be put in local files. 

With six copies left to dispose of, it is little wonder that the local 
managers chose to unload as many as possible on the customers— 
espcciall)- in summer when the market for kindling was poor. 

A week has passed since our story opened. Mr. James Frederick 
Witherspoon turned to his mail. He picked up the top letter from 
the little pile, methodically slit open the envelope with his letter-opener, 
looked inside, and \\ith()ut a pause slowly and deliberately snipped it 
into shreds. 

He wasn't insane— not \et! Fraser, VIA. 


I \vant to ski again. 
I want to hear the sound of the slashed hill-side snow 
And the squeak of poles dug deep in the crystals. 

I want to hear the slap of the boards 

Against the surfaces— pressed hard to ice, almost, 
B\' sun-tanned skiers with sun glasses on sweaty foreheads. 

I want to hear the chug of the tow 
Blending with churn of skis against the convex slopes. 

And at ni^ht I want to hear the almost silent whisper 

Of breezes bustling through the fir trees, like tatfeta against taffeta, 

And the swish, swish, swish of a chain of night-riders 

As they wend their way across a moonlit meadow of snow\ 

Carxf, YW 

The Headmaster and .Mrs. Perrv visitiiiu the Hiijh Commissioner for Pakistan. 



If you perchance happen to see 
Inside the walls of Ashbury 
Three boys lined up inside the hall 
One short, one fat, one very tall, 

The fact that they are in Form Shell 
Assures us that they'll go to hell 
And it's ten to one that you can bet 
They're Eastwood, Turcotte, and Pillet. 

They stand against the wall all day 
And sometimes you will hear one say 
'I think that so and so's a b— 
Because our weekend's never free— 

What with prep and impositions. 
What do they think we are— magicians? 
And so the months pass one by one 
We hope one day that they'll be gone. 

Eastwood, Shell. 


The runs have come, and we are cursed 

Excepting those who get "off games". 
Of sports we hate the runs the worst 

Excepting those who take the names. 

With show of speed we strive to run 

Up to the confines of the gate 
Then change our tempo quick to one 

Of some more reasonable rate. 

Out around the course we dash 

Running to get us in the pink 
Why I've never heard such trash 

Most of us don't run a wink. 

So weep we— wail we daily when 

We don't get home till half past ten. 

Younger, A'^IA 



Ir IS as if someone has poured gigantic buckets of whipped cream all 
over the visible world. The thick white blanket settles down in the 
darkened streets, flows through mysterious back lanes, and drifts from 
rooftop gracefully. The metropolis is hopelessly fogbound. 

The time is three a.m. in an av^erage over-sized eastern city— the 
place a wide empty street in the midst of ominous gray shapes which 
might be buildings, a street which, during the day, was jammed with 
screeching cars and clanging trams. Now^ it shimmers wetly, barrenly, 
under the oblique stare of street lamps whose power is weakened by 
the white wisps of fog aimlessly wandering to and fro. The eerie 
glow^ of light from the department store windows attempts to break 
through the stubborn white w^all, but on the opposite side of the street 
it is scarcely distinguishable. Silence— unbearable silence. Then, a 
faint humming of wet rubber on wet cement— a spectre— like a glimmer 
of yellow striving to pierce the darkness and fog. A quick rush of air 
and the car glides by into— silence. 

Can anything be as maddening, as menacing as silence? Is there 
anv^thing as frightening, as intriguing as darkness? Have you ever 
walked through a dark silent alleyway without wondering about the 
person behind you, without being intrigued with the shadow in the 
doorway, without having an irresistible urge to run, to get aw ay from 
the accusing ghosts of conscience? How long has this deathliness 
been hung over us?— days, years, centuries perhaps— who knows? 

Suddenly— footsteps. Slowly, deliberately they sound from far up 
the pavement. Closer— a killer stealthily sneaking after his unknowing 
prey— or a harmless drunkard returning from a midnight spree. And 
closer— a robber slinking away from a rifled jeweller's display— or a 
labourer about to report for the day's work. The sound drifts along 
the other side of the street. Will we see the unknown? The fog is 
heavy— the feet pass by— unseen. And a secret, like many other secrets 
—great and small— passes into the state of oblivion from which nothing 

Now the darkness lessens, the metamorphosis from day to night, 
night to day, again astonishes the world with its dependable regularity; 
the pale fog is dispelled by the first rays of morning, and a distant bell 
strikes the seventh hour. The big city is again alive with the horns 
of a hundred cars, and a thousand feet tread where, a few^ hours before, 
there was nothing— nothing but darkness, silence— and— fog. 

Carvf.r, \'IA 



When Spring breaks out at our school 
And most of us are playing the fool, 
An anonymous director of studies, 
With his chosen delegation of buddies, 
Heads to the mysterious kingdom 
From which cricket stars frequently come. 

And this year, due to his pains 
(The one in his leg still remains). 
The team returned to Ashbury 
Bearing the flag of victory. 
And so to this fugitive from Lords- 
Many thanks and kind regards. 

Carver, VIA 


IN response to the wild call of the Gatineau Hills, Form IIIB donned 
their skis and toboggans, packs, poles and bed rolls, and plenty of 
provisions they set oif for the Ashbury Ski Cabin in the formidable 
snow-clad hills. 

This was a glorious three-day trip, amid the scented green forest 
and tall leafless timber, and we silently glided down the snow-covered 
mountain side to the valley below. 

Here was a life we had all dreamt of, as we saw before us these 
snow-covered mountains untouched by man, and yet one could look 
back and see the tracks of man, straight and narrow, or criss-cross, as 
we climbed the mountain ahead of us. Then, pointing our skis down 
the next mountain side of crystal crust, as the wind and snow flew and 
trees rushed by, we revelled in this wonderful life. This was a difi^erent 
life with the blue heaven above, and the sun turning the mountain peaks 
into church spires and the tall pines casting cross-like shadows in the 
white snow below, while the cold, clear air filled our lungs, and crisp 
snow crunched under the hickory boards tied to our feet. 

Finally, back to the cabin where the pine logs crackled in the fire, 
where the tea kettle sang for joy, where the food was fit for a king. 
Having eaten our fill and washed up the dishes, we made ready for bed. 
Then, clad in pyjamas and dressing gowns, we sat around the fire 
telling stories of the past, and so to bed, thrilled with the day, and with 
thoughts for the morrow. This life we repeated for three glorious days, 
and were indeed sorry to say good-bye to the Gatineau after a marvellous 
time. Those of us who went on this trip were: John W'allis and Fred 


Rcid, Ciordon Gale and Paul MalloN', Ken Stephens and Anthony 

Sudden, Robert IJrouse and Jeff 1 liggs, w ith Roger Strange, the IllB 

of ^195 2. 


What thinsfs are most hke to make a man's soul leap? 

The soft mauve of a northern evening's twilight. 

Or the burning crimson of a tropic sunset? 

A white and fluffy cloud in a blue and topless sky. 

Or the (j^leam of a woman's hair flying in the wind. 

Across the face of a sunburnt hill? 

A loner white beach against the crashing crescendo of an outraged sea, 

Or the re<Tular, tell-tale, herring-bone track 

On ghttering hill-side snow? 

A weepincr willow rinsing its hair in the still, deep w ater of a lonely lake, 

Or a rippling river laughingly exploring the countryside? 

All these are sweet— the choice is of the man's own soul. 

Carne, via. 


THIS is about life at our recently acquired ski-cabin, otherwise known 
as "The Chicken-Coop." 

There we get up fairly late, cook brunch, clean up and, if the tows 
are running, cross country into Camp Fortune. If not, we stay and 
ski on .Mocking Bird and Blueberry Hills, fifty yards from the cabin 
door. Then, in the evenings, we walk into Old Chelsea (some have 
even run! ) or go around a cross-country course marked out by some 
of our more energetic members. Some romantic idiots have even been 
caught jumping at 1 a.m.! 

As for mental exercise, I think this next fact will confound many 
readers: Religion takes up more of our talking time than any other 
subject! Our religious discussions consist of two types— trying to learn 
and understand other boys' beliefs, and trying to convert atheists. Such 
arguments are fascinating. We once discussed racial prejudice too, at 
some length. {We have Canadian, Polish, Australian, English, and 
American members; and-oh yes— Hicks). In the mornings we often 
discuss yesterda\-'s skiing— the thrills we experienced, and so on. The 
"remember the second turn on 'the Cote'," sort of stuff. 

We have learned many practical things at "Stoneacrcs" too. For 
example, how to cook a can of beans— and many other culinary delights 


as a matter of fact; how to ride a horse, and how to walk to Beamish 
and back in one night. 

And it is such a thrill to wake up in the morning \\'ith the sun 
streaming onto yotir sleeping bag, while outside a white world of fun 
is awaiting you. Someone get that fire going! 

Carne, W\. 


And now, at the end of so many long years, 
We pass the last time through your weather'd stone gates. 
We leave and move onward, our joy mixed with tears. 
And as we move on our hearts turn in salute. 
Forever hail, and fare thee well. 

For all we have gained here, we humbly give thanks 
For memories, friendships, and wisdom acquired. 
It's these that have made us, whatever our ranks. 
To Ashbury tribute is due for success 

Far from the pealing of your bell. 

And now it is over, the colours are furled. 

And though we have grumbled and cursed vou before 

We look back with regret, now our bolt has been hurled. 

o ... 

The course has been run, it is time that we go. 
Forever hail, and fare thee well. 

Fraser, VIA 





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Trinity College, fedenited \\ irli the University, is one of the Arts Colleges of 
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1. A Faculty of Arts providing instruction for students in classes of limited 
size in all subjects taught by the Colleges. 

2. The full advantages of Federation with the University, instruction by its 
professors, qualification for its scholarships and degrees, with its Librarv', 
Laboratories and Athletic facilities and membership in Hart House. 

3. A Faculty of Di\ inity in which Trinity exercises its University powers of 
conferring degrees and prepares candidates for the ministry of the Church. 

4. A residence for men students at Trinity College and the St. Hilda's residence 
for women students enable the College to offer excellent accommodation. 

5. 1 he scholarships offered by the College have recently been revised and 
largely increased. Full particulars will be supplied on request. 

For information concerning Scholarships, Exhibitions, Bursaries, etc.. 

Address : 

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Camp Kamanao 

A Summer Camp for Boys 

• CA.MP KAMAXAO is a modern summer camp for boys located on Stoney 
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acres of beautiful woods with a mile of shoreline. Modern buildings and 

• Experienced and mature staff. Resident Camp Doctor and Registered Nurse. 
Expert care and supervision. 

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• ACTIX'ITIES include swimming, diving, life-saving, canoeing, sailing, fish- 
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Theological students may qualify for the B.A. with Theological Options in three years, 
followed by two years of Theological study for the Title of L.S.T. 
Post-graduate work is provided for the degrees of: 



A Summer School for Teachers, of six weeks' duration, is held during July and August. 
Valuable Scholarships, including three given by Sir James Dunn of the value of 
S425.00 each, tenable for three or four years on condition that a satisfactory 
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