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MISS ANNE QQILVIE (Glen Innes), who went to the ? Orontes yesterday to say goodbye to MR. R. C. ROB-
ERTSON-CVNINGHAME (Strachan, Deepwater), with '
MISS RHONDA SMALL and MISS MARGARET MORELL;. ,. Mr. Robertson'Cuninghame, who is the N.S.W. Rhodes Scholar for 1948, will continue his research in hormone like herbicides at Trinity College, Oxford. His parents; Mr. and Mrs. R. C. G. Robertson-Cuninghame, followed the Orontes in the harbour in Mr.C. G. Crane's ketch,
ONE of the best parties of
, the week was given by the president of the Society of, Art Ms Mr. Douglas Dundas, and
Mrí. Dundas at their Woollahra 'home, after the private view on Ipriday. Mrs. Dundas wore an unusual black and white striped silk frock designed a la Degas.
ISS HEATHER GELL re - -içejved.a cable fromJier for- mer» assistant at the «School-of Music and Movement, Miss Nancy Wright, who left for 'England in January, saying that she has qualified as a teacher of Ithe School of Dalcroze Euryth- mies near London. This qualifi- cation can only be gamed in London, Paris, or Geneva, and 'there are only five holders of it
practising in Australia.
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AMONG the many who are
bound for Bowral for the 'school holidays are Mrs. Ken Mctathic and her children, (Marilyn, David, and Joanna. .They'have taken a cottage for a 'few weeks. Mrs. John McCathie 'and Mrs. Rupicrt King will also leave soon for a fortnight's holi- day in the same district.
MRS. LEONARD KEEP, of
Vaucluse, celebrated her 80th birthday during the week. Her daughter, Mrs. Guillaum Scott, who is at present staying with her, will return to her home in Cheam, Surrey, in the Orcades next year. [Guillum Scott]
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RANKIN, of Queensland, will leave Sydney on September 10 for New Zealand, at the in- vitation of the New Zealand National Party. She will be away about a fortnight.
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MR. and Mrs. BERESFORD
BRUCE BURGE, with their son and daughter Bruce and Stephanie, will leave next Friday to spend a holiday at their country house, Greenacres, Moss
"VTEARLY every English stage
f^ or screen personality now
In Sydney will attend the christening ceremony of Pen- elope Jane, the six-wcek-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Fortt, at St. Mark's Church, Darlii: ? Point, this afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morley, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Irving, and Miss Daphne Rye will be among nearly SO guests at the ceremony and the party to be given after*
wards at Mr. and Mrs. Fortt's
flat. Mr. 'Fortt'has been play- ing in "Present Laughter" in Australia for the past year. The star of the show, Mr. Peter Gray, and Sir Benjamin Fuller Will be the baby's godfathers, and Mrs. Arthur Jones (Liver- pool) and Mrs. Florence Lintot! (Auckland) will be godmothers.
Äf ÄS. ARNOLD GREEN (right) at lunch at Prince's with 1 Â MRS. NOEL URE, of Toowoomba, Queensland, who < is visiting her mother, Mrs. Jack Ross, for a few weeks.
Mrs. Ure1* husband, Dr. Ure, left a few months ago for the United States and Has begun a course at the Mayo Clinic in New York. Mrs. Oreen, who is the wife of the captain of H.M.A.S. Arunta, Commander Green, D.S.C., R.A.N,, is busy furnishing and settling into their new home at
MISS MARGOT CVRTIS-ELLIOTT wore a royal blue
11 taffeta ballerina gown, with an orchid pink taffeta .. petticoat peeping beneath the hem, at the buffet dinner
given by her parents. Dr. and Mrs. F. Curtis-Elliott, at their home at Randwick last night to. .celebrate, her
MISS JOANNE THOMAS, l elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Thomas, of Kogarah, whose engagement, to MR. DENMAN SINCLAIR, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Sinclair, of Palmer- ston North, was announced yesterday. After their mar- riage in December, they plan to leave for Canada. Miss Thomas is a Red Cross worker, and recently distri- buted relief to flood victims.
A WEDDING CAKE and
-'"?French champagne are in the luggage of Mrs. A. E. Hill, of The Astor, Macquarie Street, who left yesterday in the Orontes for England. They are for her daughter, Mrs. Sibclla Booker, who will be married on Septem- ber 28 in London to Captain Jim Paxton, of 2 Egerton Court, London. Mrs. Hill expects to be away indefinitely.
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THE pianist, Hepzibah Menu
hin (Mrs. Lindsay Nicholas), arrived in Sydney by air yester- day, and is staying with the 'cellist, Mr. Theo Salzman, and Mrs. Salzman at Warrawee. Mr. Salzman and Miss Menuhin will give a recital at the Conserva- torium on Wednesday to aid the W.I.Z.O. and the Palestinian Orchestra.
Mrs. Rafael Kubelik and her son, Martin, flew to Brisbane yesterday. They will spend a fortnight with the Misses Bell, of Coochin Coochin, and will then be the guests of Mrs. Nicholas at her station home at Pura Pura, Victoria, until November, when they will fly to America to join Mr. Kubelik.
LADY GULLETT is rejoicing in the arrival of her third granddaughter. The baby was born in New York last week to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hackforth Jones and is to be called Pene- lope, after her grandmother. Her other two granddaughters are five-year-old Olivia Odell and two-year-old Rosalind Gul- lett. Mrs. Hackforth-Jones is a sister of Mr. Joe Gullett,
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MR. and Mis. ROY MILLER,
of Vaucluse, have invited a few friends to a before-lunch party at their home this morn- ing. Their daughters, Mrs. Bruce Rankin and Miss Joyce Miller, will help to entertain guests in their verandah room overlooking the harbour.
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if AS. JIM PHIPPS and Mrs. 1 x Louise Blundell, of Dar-
ling Point, accompanied by their young sons, Jonathan Phipps and Christopher Blun- dell, will leave on a motor tour of the North Coast next Thursday.
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MR. and MRS. HUGO
BRASSEY recently arrived from England, and are at present on Mr. Brassey's island, Dunk Island, in the Barrier Reef.
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MRS. PHILIP BUSHELL
was hostess to a large party(
of friends at lunch at Prince's on Friday. Among her guests were Lady Plowman, Mesdames Ste- phen Roberts, Malcolm Mackel- lar, W. D. Jacobs, Sep Levy, and Mrs. C. R. McKerihan.
MR. and MRS. BILL
FAGAN motored from Sunny Ridge, Mandurama, dur- ing the week and are staying at their flat in Macleay Street,