To Correspondents.-Communications intended for insertion rn this co'.mn should be. ad- dressed to "The Women's Dep-rtmentr" ant) bear tile name and address of the writer.
Social neus will not be taken OTer the tels« phone.
Engagement notices are not qow published 'n the social columns, but will be found amono the notices on the leander pap«, where full particulars ara given,.
Mr.'and Mrs. W. P. Webb and their little son and daughter (New Guinea)
are on a visit to Brisbane, and aro the guests of Mrs.N A. Pointon, at Clayfield.
. Mr.'Dudleyc Lee (Australian Bank-of Commerce, Yeppoon) and Mrs. Lee. are ill Warwick, a* th« guest« of Mr. and Mis. 0, .J. i-oughton, at Cronulla.
Mrs. H. Orton Townsend arrived from. Rabaul last Thursday, and is the guest of her father, Mr. W. Dennis, at Spring- field, Oxley.
Mrs. Lyle-Stewart, who has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. E. Fortescue (Cue-Don. Palm Beach), has returned to Dalby. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Jennings and Master Ian Jennings (Sandgate) are at present Mrs. Fortescue's guests.
Mrs. M. Bushell entertaWd a number of friends at her residence, Nemilcrest, Norman-street, Annerley, last Saturday afternoon, in honour of the coming of ago of her daughter Alice. The gqeita included "MWa J. Minogue, M, Boyle, M. Fraser, I. Robertson, M. Ashwc-pi, N. Wharton, C. Watson. G. Egan, A. Urcaney, B. Lammond, C, Edwards, and Misses E., T., K., and L. Bushell,
Miss Hollenweger (Zurich, Switzerland) is on a visit to Queensland for educa- tional information, and is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Whincup at Chy- bassa, Ryan's-road, Northgate.
As the Queensland Authors' and Artists' Association is responsible for the pro- gramme of the "Authors' and Artists' Week" celebration to-morrow, members and friends are urged to make a point of attending and bringing along sympathisers
with the movement.
The St. Augustine's Social Club will hold a social in the Parish Hall, Race- course-road, Hamilton, to-morrow even- ing, at 8 o'clock.
The Nundah W.C.T.U. held an enjoy-
able basket picnic in thp Botanic Gardens last Thursday. A presentation wau made lo Mrs. Priest, as a memento of the occasion. Th«c present included Mes- dames J. Atfliow, V. Atthow, Priest (South Australia), Tait (South Australia), Qunloe, Gillott, Atkinson, Reid, Itchier, and Lawson, Tho Nundah W.C.T.U. will entertain tho State oflicrti and "officers' and members of the Albion Union at the i «¡dence of the president (Mrs. J. Atthow, Flower-strect, Northgate), to morrow afternoon, at 2 o'clock.
The Authors.' Week exhibition of litera- ture and ait will ho ppened by the Chief Justice (Hon. J, W. Blair), m 3 o'clock this afternoon, in the Girls* School (Kormal) building, Adelaide-street. The public is cordially invited 1% attend.
To iiugnicnt, the funds of the work stall for the Toowong Rowing Club's foitli coming fete, the convener, Mrs. T, S. Dawbcr, held a florin evening ut her residence, Alpha-street, Taringa, lost Thursday. Coloured electric lights and club pennants made an attractive 6cheme of decoration. Those present included Mesdames A, BlUa, H. White, Dauber Doherty, OsbaWiston, T. Elliott, Gillespie. Toiplic, Dixon, ami M'Viiiith, Mine« J) and S« Farrell. Elder, Grant, Knudsen, Earle, Fiees (2), Doherty, £. M'Viniih,
Partridge, Swan. Mesera. T. S. Dawber, T. Elliott, W. G. and E. MvVmi&h, J. Morrison, G. S. Dawber, P. Millingen, L. R.. Smith, D. Jones, C. Ncilsen, and
A meeting of members of tb« Council of Jewish Women will be held next Thursday night, at the home of Mrs. E. R. Isaacs, St. Kilda, Bowen-terrace, New
A Marlow committee meeting -will be held next Wednesday evening, at 7.30 o'clock, in Dr. Streeter's rooms, T. and G. Buildings.
Army mir«** are reminded that the annual reumoa will take placo at the National Hotel Roof Garden tomorrow evening, at S o'clock. Further particu- lars nur be obtained from Miss Hart,
The Wilston W.C.T.TJ. will hold a coin afternoon in the Methodist Church to« morrow afternoon, at 2 o'clock,
The monthly meeting of ' the Country Women's Association, Sandgate gi>b hranch, was hcldi in the Town Hall, Sand- gate, last Wednesday, when there was a good attendance. Mrs. G. Davidson (vice president) presided. Arrangements were made for an anniversary party, to be held at Linga Longa. Sandgate, on November 21. A garden feto would be held in the grounds of Dr. G. Davidson, Flinders Parade, Sandgate, on Saturday, November 5, at 5.30 p.m., in aid of the seaside home.
The members of thc-W.C.T.U., Toowong Union, will hold their meeting at the residence of the president (Mrs. Sweat man, Norwood-street, Toowong), to- morrow afternoon, at 2.30 o'clock. '
Mrs. E. R. Tsaacs is kindly lending her home (St. Kilda, Bowen-têrrace, New Farm), for a dance to bo held next Satur- day night, in aid of funds for the Council of Jewish Women. Miss Beck Goldman will be'hostess.
Members and friends of the .Queensland Women's Non-party Association »re re- minded,, that thai usual-.monthly- meeting will be held in the Unity Truth:ronnie. Albert House, to-morrow evening, at 8
The Lee. branch of the Women's Chris- tian Temperance U'MU will hold n home meeting ii the Went End Gospel Mission .Hall, Boundary-il\'cet, on Wednesday next, at 2.30 p.m.
A long and useful life was ended last Wednesday, when Mrs. Ellen Taylor, of Cotton Wie, passed a.«ay, at the- resi- dence of her sop (Mr, Jarn.es Taylor), where, with her husband, she has been living. The deceased lady was "0 j ears of age. ". J? '' '
Miss Emily Suter, teacher a\ pianoforto, harmony, &c, will resume tuition at 'Bris- bane House, Ann and Wharf streets on Wednesday.
The death of Mi's. Hickey, wife of Mr. T^ Hickey, íemoved another of Stan thorpe's old identifie«. The lato .Mrs. Hickey had been ailing for some time, and, ia spite of all that could be done, she died last Thursday morning. She was 72 years of ape, and with her bus-' band'had resided over 50 years in Stan> thorpe. The funeral, which was to .the
Stanthorpe Cemetery, 'was laigcly at-.
tended. Father M'Goven officiated at the graveside. The dceeqsed lady is sur- vived by her husband and grown-up faniilj.
Mr. and Mrs. John William Wallace 'Campbell entertained a largo number of guests at their residence, Dunstaffnage, Birdwood-strcct, Coorparoo, on Friday, in honour of Mrs. H. and îdiss A. Camp- bell's visit to Brisbane from Sydney. They will be returning to Sydney by this morning's train. A very enjoyable evening vi ai spent, comprising dancing and hinging. Le. Solos were rendered by Mr. Campbell, Mrs, II, Bourne, and Miss 'D. Eade. Mr. D. Bond and H. Bourne rendered a duet. A violin solo was ren- del ed by Miss L, Eade, and pianoforte accompaniment* were rendered by Mrs. Stewart, Miss Batstone, and Miss Bond.