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SOCIAL VOTES. (By "Sigma.") The South Perth Horticultural Society hold their third annual show in the Zoolo gical Gardens .tomorrow'(Saturday). A very good display of flowers and vege-, tables is assured, and this, added to the attraction of the Gardens, now in their prime, will certainly ensure a large at- 1 tendance. The show opens at a quarter past .3 in the afternoon, and again in the evening, at 7 o'clock. * * *. * * A dance in aid of St. Luke's . Parish Hall will be held in Cottcsloe Hall on 1 Wedniesday, November 6. The arrange- I ments are in the hands of a capable com mittee; and, with Mrs. G.. S. Barker as secretary, are certain to be 'carried out excellently. Mrs. Bollaird's annual plain and fancy dress ball was held in the Oddfellows' Hall on Thursday, the 17th inst., and proved most successful. Excellent music on piano and'violin was played by Messrs. Rhill and Craig, and this, combined with a perfect floor, proved conducive to a most enjoyable evening. . Mrs. Bollard .woro a handsome -black grenadine over blue silk, with sequin finish. Amongst the more striking fancy dresses were Ms. Kifin Thomas La Tosca; Mrs. Arnold, Spring; Mris. Rande, Flora* Mrs. Ro berts, La Zingara; Mrs. Mitcaell, Daugh ter of the Regiment; Mrs. Pell, Roses; Miss B. Bollard, Mimi; Miss M. Bollard, Folly; Miss Ivy Stirling, America; Miss Rance, Casino Girl; Miss Elsie Gibbons, Nanyv. Lee; Miss Sincox, Dutch Girl; Miss Handyside, Spring; Miss Werrtt, Summer. Amongst the gentlemen were Messrs. A. Sanderson, naval uniform; E. Wirth, Clown; R. Watson, Africa. A correspondent writes:-.The Ag?ri cultural Hall, Cookernup, was crowded last Friday evening, the occasion being a send-off to Mr. W.' J. Wilson; late ma nager for. Messrs. J. M. Ferguson, Ltd.. Cookernup. It took the form of a social and dance. Mr. Ed. Cook, chairman of the cbmmittee, presided at 'the social, and during an interval in the programme a presentation was made to Mr. Wilson by DMr. J. Young on behalf of his late employees. The presentation consisted of a pair of gold sleeve-links, suitably inscribed, and a case of pipes. After the presentation Mr. Sehoch, one of the 'old est employees, spoke a few words,, in which he commended Mr. Wilson for the high esteem which he wias held' by the residents for his many good qualities, both socially and otherwise. Mr. Wil son suitably responded, and thanked his late employees for their kind words with regard to himself and their" 'handsome presents. The following ladies and gen tlemen contributed songs, recitations, and readings during the evening:--Mrs. Courthope Misses Butler and McEwin, Messrs. J. Butler, G. Millichap, H.'Fage, C. D. Ferguson, .G. Pitman; and A. J. Simpson. Refreshments were served at the conclusion of'the'social, and shortly after'the hall was 'cleared'for the daiice. Mr. J. Yoiung' acted as M.C... Dancing was kept up till half-past .2 in. the morning. After the singing of "Auld Lang Syne" and three cheers 'for Mr. Wilson, the visitors departed, having spent, a most enjoyable evening.: 'The committee,: which consisted of local resi dents and a few ;mill employees, with Mr. A: J. Simpson as secretary, are to be congratulated on. the successful manner in which the arrangements were carried out. .A correspondent writes:-On Friday evening, the 18th, at the Public Hall, Smith's Mill, Mr. Cecil McGlew was en tertained at a social by a number ' of friends to bid him farewell and success on his :departure' from the district. Dancing was indulged in till midnight. Speeches were made by- Messrs. Pitter son, Cosgrove, and others. , To these Mr. Cecil McGlow responded. On Saturday. last the first game of lawn tennis was played at Smith's Mill, which was inuch appreciated by the mem bers of the club: Great credit is due to the energetic. young secretary, . Miss Lamb, who has worked hard to hake it-a success. A correspondent writes:-A most en joyable entertainment was given on Oc tober 4 .by the lady members' of Christ Church, Mandurah, in the Agricultural Hall, which was artistically decorated with evergreens and wattle blo som for the occasion. The proceedings com menced '.at 6 p.m. with a tea meeting, more especially for the children, and was followed by a concert and dance, com mencing it half-past 8 p.m. The pro gramme was opened by an instrumental duet,. played by Miss Webb and Mr. M. Tuckey. Miss McLarty and the Rev. T. Nesbitt sang that old favourite, "Flow on, thou shining river," with great ex pression. Mrs. Scott gave "Island of Dreams" with her dsual success. "The Gift," by Miss Webb, was one of themost enjoyable items. Miss Amy lcLarty was loudly applauded for .her tasteful rendering of "Whoen." The favourite local songstress, Miss Evelyn Sutton, sang next. '"Esmeralda," a gipsy song, was very well given by Miss E. Warr6n. The Rev. T. Nesbitt simply brought down the house by his singing of "The Three Soldiers," after which the ball was opened with the lancers, and dancing was continued until the small hours of the morning. Amongst the numerous pretty 1 .a..... --- , inaA MA' r. A 'Phn.
mas-Brown dress, relieved with cream; Miss May aterson wore black, made with trained skirt, transparent sleeves, and spray of red flowers; Mrs. Scott, black ,with steel trimmings; Miss i.. Pearse (Fremantle), black skirt, blue vel vet blouse, with applique of handsome cream lace; Miss A. McLarty wore a black moire skirt, with blouse of canary silk and chiffon; Irs. S. Tuckey, black merveilleaux skirt, well-fitting pink blouse, with fine black lace; Miss Webb. pale blue, with transparent sleeves and finished with green velvet ; Mrs. Dalrym ple. black skirt, heliotrope blouse trim med with real lace; Mrs. M. Tuclzey wore a pink and palish green; Mrs. Waldock, handsome black silk: Mrs. Cooper, black with jet ornaments; Miss Evelyn Sutton, black skirt. with yellow blouse prettily trimmed with velvet and tiny buckles; SMrs. Taylor, black *.cs costume; Miss L McCann, black velvet and cream silk. black babe ribbon on bodice; Miss Pol lard. pretty cream nuins' veiling, with -pink roses in bodics and hair; Miss Ethel Warren, delicate pink silk, with touch of dull red; Miss Moewbirn, black and pink: Miss Lillie Sutton, cream costume, with tiny pink flowers on blouse; Miss Eacott wore a white silh dress: Miss May Sutton, well-fitting cream dress, with embellishlnents of lace and silk gimp; SMiss R.obertson, elaborately tucked black silk. The accompaniments and dance music were supplied by Mrs. Dalrymple Sand the Misses Pearce. McLarty. and McCann. Great credit must be accorded to those ladies who supplied the excellent r supper. which was greatly appreciated byv these visitors who had driven from a distance. The highly sotisfactorv pro F ceeds were handed over to Miss Evehlye U Sutton, secretary of the Mandurah Church coimmitteo. f C* e a A wedding was celebrated in Derby on - Wednesday, August 14, between Mr. W. Lyal Galbraith, the manager of Yeeda Station. if;rt.h son cf lir. Alex. Gal braith, grazier. Raichan Mill. near Edin burgh. a-,:d Mi.J??o Josio Broadway, young est daughter of Mr. George Broadway, Port Fairy. Victoria. As the carriage was being driven to the Courthouse with the bride and Mr. Percy Milton, who gave her away, the white hors s were noticed to be gaily decked with long , streamers of the Galbraith tartan, which lent a very pretty effect to the scone.
The bride wore a pretty bridal dress of ivory brocaded silk, bodice trimmed with folded chiffon caught here and.there with jewelled ornaments and buckles, yoke collar, and sleeves of transparent lace trimmed with hobe ribbon. The skirt, with very long train with circular flounce, was trimmed with sprays of jes samine and finished with long sash of corded silk caught with ajewelledbucklo. coronet of orange blossqm and long em broidered veil caught. with gold clasps. The bridegroom's present to the bride was a cheque, and the bride's to the bridegroom was a pearl and ruby pin and gold ring with her monogram engraved on it. Miss Dorothy Hutton, neice of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and looked very pretty. She wore Indian muslin, tucked and trimmed with lace and.insertion, and blhe moiire sash and sleeves, ribbons to match, with white muslin and enibroidery hat. The bride groom's present to the bridesmaid was a pretty velvet case with silver spoon, for~, and knife enclosed. The breakfast was held in the Mechanics' Institute, and was very nicely catered for by Mr. and Mrs. F. Edgar. Several toasts were proposed and drunkl with musical hon ours. Mr. Galbraith gave a ball in the. evening to all present, and at which all seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves. The bachelors of Derby gave the bride groom a nice banquet a week previous at the Port Hotel, at which they wished' him every happiness in his married life.. The bride's 'travelling dress was silver grey Japanese silk, made with deep flounced and trimmed with gof fered silk ribbon, bodice made with sailor collar with bands of scarlet velvet, white collar of same, bishop sleeves strapped with scarlet velvet and lined with cream lace. large grey Gainsborough picture hat trimmed with long grey ostrich feathers, grey silk velvet, and grey'buckle. with scarlet silk roses. The bride's sister. Mrs. Hutton, wore white pique, with black embroidered chiffon sash, black velvet picture hat trimmed with ostrich feathers and heliotrope roses underneath the brim, heliotrope collar and long ends of fancy silk. The bridegroom was at-" tended by Mr. John Pipe, of'Levarynga Station. Numerous presents wore re ceived, including a large number of cheques, the latter, from the following gentlemen:--Messrs. J.. C. and Edwin Roseo, Edgar Chalmidrs, Percy Rose, W.' H Logue. T. Daly, Adcock Bros. Chas. 'McDonald. George and Horace Broad way, and lady friend, Mrs. Anderson.