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LARGE CROWD THRILLED BY SKATERS A FAST roller hockey match and a spectacular roller Derby thrilled the large crowd present at the Elphin skating carnival last night. The hall was beautifully -de corated with streamers, bal loons and flags. A feature of the carnival was an exhibition of precision and rhythm. skating by the Elphin Skating Ballet. Skating versions of popular dances proved particularly pleasing. Miss Doreen Emms won a competition for the best-dressed woman skater. Events held during the even ing resulted: Hockey.-Reds v. Blacks, a draw, three goals each. Teams were:-Reds: R. Davis (capt.), M. Easther, Rex Williams, Glynn Robinson and lI. Atkins. Blacks: George Haines (capt.), Trevor Bernal, Peter Trudgeon, K. Dick inson and R. Ryan. Goal strikers-BLACKS: Bernal (3). REDS: Easther (2), Davis (1). Ten-step competition - Mr. and Mrs. T. Wilson. Tangoette --M.iss Lloyd and .Mr. Brown. V erznese waltz-Mr. and Mrs. T. WilsLa. Diane event - Miss Lloyd and Mr. Brown. Two-step --Mrs. Saville and Mr. Holmes. Skating to waltz time - Miss Doreen Emms and Mr. Hatton. Roller Derby - Dead-heat be tween Blues and Blacks. The man who wrote "Sonny Boy" and 500 other songs died on Tuesday. He was George (Buddy) de Sylva, former pro duction chief of Paramount Pic tures.