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FASHIONS FOR THE BEACH.

Two French examples of correct dressing for the beach sliow the slacks-and shirt mode at its best, as well as the wrap-over skirt and blouse type of beachwear. The tailored slacks and matching shirt are of summer-weight grey flannel, and the second outfit is of linen, the parchment skirt being worn with scarlet blouse, forming an effective background for the Mexican

striped girdle that matches the linen sun hat.

SOCIAL AND

PERSONAL.

An engagement of interstate interest is thal of June, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Whitehead, of Goodwood, Minhamite, Victoria, to Geoffrey Lees, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bragg, of Landgrove, Cootamundra, New

South Wales.

Mr. and Mrs. Whitelaw, sen., who are visitors from London, are at present staying at the Hotel Australia. They Intend to spend a week or two at the Hotel Pacific, Manly, before leaving by the Oronsay on January 5. Mr. and Mrs. Whitelaw have a charming flat In. Portland-place, London, where their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Whitelaw, who were recently married, will be their guests, as they also intend leaving shortly for England and Europe. Mrs. Lionel

Whitelaw was formerly Miss Sheila Vincent.

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At St. Stephen's Church, Phillip-street, on Saturday afternoon, the wedding was quietly celebrated of Miss Una Warn, only daughter of Mrs. A. Cole, of Burwood, to Mr, John Mccausland, the well-known tennis player. An attractive frock of hydrangea blue delus tered silk covered with a navy blue coat, and a hat to match, was worn by the bride, who was given away by her uncle, Mr. Reginald Stafford, of Merton, Muswellbrook. Her flowers were a lovely posy of orchids, which she wore pinned in her coat. The Rev.

   

James MacLeod officiated. Mrs. Cole enter- tained members of the family at a dinner party at the Hotel Australia after the cere- mony. The bride and bridegroom will spend their honeymoon on a tour of the northern

rivers.

As befits the season, the Christmas offer- ing of the Players' Club was the performance of a nativity play, "Everyman of Evcry street," presented for the first time on Satur- day night. A large audience was present at the St. James's Hall to witness the per- formance, among them being the club's president, Mr. Richard Windeyer, K.C., the Misses Evelyn and Beatrice Tildesley, Mr. S. R. Irving, Mr. Peter Osborn, Dr. Craufuird Dickey and his daughter, Mrs. C. Roger Gib- son, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Evans, Miss Trixie Gore, Miss Zelma Newton-Tabrett, Miss Nathalie Rosenwax, and the club's honorary director, Miss Alice Gould.

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About 50 young people were entertained at a Christmas dance at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. V. Harrison, in Moruben-road, Mos- man, on Saturday night. The hostess was assisted by her daughters, Misses Mayvis and Mary Harrison, In receiving the guests. The reception-rooms looked most attractive with masses of gladioli and other flowers arranged in crystal bowls. Among those invited were Mr. and Mrs. George Werne, Misses Kathleen Perrottet, Pauline Schleslnger, Dorothy McMahon, Mollie Haynes, Dorothy Dunphy, Betty Bragg, Claire O'connell, Cloe and Joyce Stanley, Teddy Robison, and Messrs. Kevin Crowley, Syd Raper, John Bourke, Pat Rid- ley, Allan Brown, Wallace Dunphy, Eric and Hugh Thomas, Pat Speight, and Bill Per

rottet.

One of the first large private parties of the

Christmas season took place on Saturday

night, when Miss Leslie Turner entertained a number of her friends at a dance at her home, Kinellan, Double Bay. The Christmas spirit was well maintained by the wearing of masks, which were not discarded until supper time. The young hostess wore an attractive gown of white organza patterned in silver threads, and a coronet of white gardenias in her hair. Her mother, Mrs. Leslie M. Turner, wearing black net with a posy of pink camel-

lias, assisted her daughter in entertaining.

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Among the guests were the Misses Phyllis Mort, Pauline Spencer Parsons, Jocelyn and Ruth Basil Jones, Lorna and Betty Hagon, Nancy Throsby, Christine Parr, Joyce Ruskin Rowe, Clara Butler, Lucille Dupain, Marjorie Bunce, Margaret Macarthur, Claudia Beasley, Helen Thompson, Barbara Long Innes, Nancy Westgarth, Jean Gibson, Joyce Carpenter, Barbara Lotherlngton, Molly Wälder, Peggy Rowland, Lorna and Betty Bradford, Robin and Pat Curtis, Jane Maccallum,

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