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WOMEN'S FINE EFFORT
£1,413 is raised
Many women's organisations have
discovered there is big money in balls and parties provided they are held to raise money for charity and are well organised.
Evidence of this is the announcement made yes- terday at a meeting of the women's group of the Aus- tralian-American Associa- tion that from the Coral Sea ball a cheque for £1,413/13/3 would go to the Royal Australian Navy memorial chapel appeal and the association's patriotic fund.
Malvern auxiliary to Prince Henry's hospital, at last night's meeting at Mal-
vern Town Hall, handed Lo Mr. W. K. Roddick, chairman of the hospital board, a cheque for £ 180 towards the second bed at the hospital the auxiliary had en-
The money was partly a £100 Brant trom Malvern Council, and the rest from bridge and other parties.
The Mac Robertson and Melbourne High Schools
Ex-Students' Association held a ball at St. Kilda Town Hall last night, proceeds of which will aid the scholarship and prize funds of the two associations.
Debutantes presented to the guests of honor, Major-General A. H. Ramsay and Mrs. Ramsay, were Misses Lorraine Wood, Mar- cia Francis. Carol Clofter, Gwen Jones, Cynthia Brock, Diana Tay- lor, Valerie Rintoul, Phyllis Har- die. Amy Collier, and Evelyn
Before the ball Mr. Maurice Cohen, president of the ball com- mittee, and Mrs. Cohen gave a cocktail party at their home In Lansdowne rd.
?piGHTY members of the .^ Council of the Victorian
division of Red Cross and of national headquarters yesterday gathered to say goodbye to Mrs. T. W. White, who, for 36 years, has worked with the organisation.
A history of fhe Red Cross was given to Mrs. White as a parting gift.
Guests included Lady Brooks, wife of the Governor; Mr. T. W. White, Mrs. H. F. Creswick, Mrs.
R. T. A. McDonald, Lady Herring. Lady Dunstan, Dr. Lucy Bryce, and Mrs. T. Hollway.
PROCEEDS from the an-
nual card party organ- ised by the Surrey Hills Aux- iliary of the Grey Sisters at Myer's yesterday were about £ 100. Mrs. L. Freston was sec- retary, and responsible for table reservations were Mrs. F. O'Con- nor, Mrs. C. Crosbie, and Mrs. F, Callaghan.
rkFFICE-BEARERS of the'
^Free Kindergarten Union
of Victoria re-elected at the council meeting at the Melbourne Town Hall yesterday were:
Mrs. Allen Sou they, as presi- dent; Mrs. A. R. Macneil, deputy, chairman; Mrs. Critchley Parker,' vice-president; Mrs. E. F.. Allan, Mrs. F. C. Francis, and Mrs. Nor- man Harris, honorary vice-presi- dents; Mr. W. A. K. a'Beckett, treasurer.