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The Life of Melbourne

HEAR from Mrs Roy Magel-

lan, of Toorak, that her niece and nephew, Sue and Tim Han- lon, will be setting off in the Orontes on February 17 for a visit to England.

Sue, who has been studying commerce at Melbourne Univer- sity, intends to spend some years over there, and may continue her studies at an English university. It will be a shorter trip for Tim, who has been working as a jackeroo on a station in New South Wales.

The English-born pair will visit relatives while abroad.

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NEWLY arrived son and heir of Mr and Mrs Geoffrey

Sutcliffe—she was Marjorie Barnet—was first baby to be born in St George's on New Years Day. Baby is to be called Michael.

Incidentally, the Sutcliffes will soon be moving into a new home at North Balwyn. Geoffrey hopes it will be ready for occu- pation when Marjorie leaves  


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ENGLISH women cricketers

had a full programme yester- day. They watched the Shield game at the MCG, were guests of the VCA at lunch, and later in the afternoon practised hard at South Melbourne ground.

They had no engagements last night, for there is a strict team rule that players must be back at their hotel early on the evening before a match.

Incidentally, when they play Victoria at South Melbourne ground today, one of the um- pires will be former cricketer Betty Rattray, the only full time woman cricket umpire in


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QUIET wedding on February 4 at Brighton Congregational Church for Ida Osbourne "Elizabeth" of the ABC—and Idwal Jenkins.

Ida will come over from Syd- ney about the middle of this month, and Miss Ruth Cona- bere, with whom Ida was as- sociated in amateur dramatic activities, will hold a party for old friends of Ida's at the National Theatre.

School friends from Firbank days will hostess another pre wedding party. Ida and Idwal will settle in Sydney after their marriage.

Elizabeth Street.