SOCIAL and PERSONAL:
From Yass. -I
Mrs. Jack Pratten, of Sugarloaf. Yass, is making a visit to Sydney, and is staying at Usher's Hotel until she returns to her home on Sunday.
Leaving for Hollywood. .
Miss Margaret Dare, the Australian actress, who played lead in "Rangle River" with Mr. Victor Jory, will leave next-month by the Aorangi for America, to try her luck in Holly-
Holiday Plans. .
Mrs. V. L. B. Haigh, of Harrington, Double Bay,: is spending a holiday at the Dormie House, Moss Vale. .Next week she will Join her sister, Mrs. Holmes a'Court. and her nepnews, at Currawong, Wentworth Falls.
Holiday in New Zealand.
f Mrs." J. D. Ryan, of Chatswood, will leave b'y the Awatea at the end of next week on a visit to her mother, Mrs.' M. Harrison, of Stonehuist, Auckland, New^ Zealand. Returned'from Country.
.-("Mrs. Harrison and Miss > Mollie Harrison have | returned to their home, St. Ronans. Neutral' Bay, -after' a holiday at Yammatree, Bethungraf with Major and Mrs. Charles Ellsworth. ,. ', f
' Mrs. A. L. Rae, of Elizabeth Bay, is ex- pected to retuin from England shortly. Her daughter. Miss Muriel Rae, does not intend returning with her, but will stay in London for ,the Coronation, wheie she will be joined by'Miss Dorothy Perkins, daughter of Rev and Mrs F. T. Peiklns, who is sailing in Feb- ruary. Miss Rae Is a mannequin In one of the^big London firms.
Returned from Adelaide.
Mrs. Burney Kirton came up to town yes- terday from Austinmer to meet her husband, who went to Adelaide for the centenary cele- brations, and returned in H.M A S Yarra Mr and Mrs. Kirton will return to their home at Thirroul at the week-end, when they will entertain some members of the Monte Cailo Ballet Company.
Miss S. P. Warby, of Lindfield, who for nine years was State hon. treasurer of the Country Women's Association will leave with her sister, Miss M. Warby, by the Oronsay, ûm'February 13, for a tour abroad. To en able^some of their friends to say goodbye, the Misses Lily, Daisy, and Violet Richardson, of Wattle Bank, Lindfield, gave a party in their honour. Little Diana Harry presented baskets of flowers to the Misses Warby, who also re- ceived gifts on behalf of those present.
At Moss Vale.
Mrs. Ted Body, of Bundemar. Trangie, who has been staying at'the Queen's Club for a few days, has left 'for'tMoss Vale, where sha intends spending- a fortnight with Miss Helen i Bloomfield. ' She . will then go on to Mel-
bourne for the. remainder of the summer.
Farewell to Consuls.
Members of the Consular Corps entertained at luncheon yesterday,at Romano's in honour of the Consul-General for China, Dr. Chen, the Consul-General for Denmark, Mr. G. L. Host, and Mrs. Host, and the Consul-General for Spain, Mr..Pedro d'Igual. The guests of honour will all- leave Sydney shortly. Those present at .the luncheon included the Consul General for Belgium (M. Segaert) and Mme. Segaert, who acted as hosts.