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Miss Una Clift, who is visiting Melbourne to

discuss arrangements for the visit of the British  

women golfers for the championships later in   the year has been entertained by Victorian golfers this week. On Monday, Mrs. Austin Gate-   house had a cocktail party, at which she was the

guest of honour and on Tuesday she was enter-

tained at luncheon at Menzies by the Victorian Ladies Golf Union executive.

Among the New Zcalanders visiting Sydney at present is Mrs. Gordon Robertson, of Auckland. She is slaying at Holyoak, Cremorne Point.

Commander Jock Slater left on Tuesday for Jervis Bay and until the departure of the H.M.A.S. Canberra for New Zealand, Mrs. Slater will be the guest of Dr. and Mrs. Eric Traill at Burwood.


A recent portrait of Mrs John Collins of Beaudesert Queensland who paid a short visit to Sydney at the New Year to see her parents

Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Hagon.

Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Stork and their daughter Monica of Lambasa Fiji, are in Sydney for a holiday. Mr. Stork is chief engineer for the Colonial Sugar Refining Company at Lambasa. They are staying at Belvedere, Bayswater-road Darlinghurst.

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Mrs. A M White of Double Bay has been busy during the school holidays entertaining her two grand-daughters, the Misses Joan and Helen Lomax, of Tamworth. After an enjoyable time in Sydney they returned to their home and school early this week. Mrs. White will spend a week or two at Terrigal as the guest of Mrs. F. K. Mackay.

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Melbourne society, like Sydney, is being kepi In a constant whirl of excitement with the an- nouncements of the engagements of well-known people, and with big weddings Scarcely a week has passed since the beginning of last December without a wedding of special Interest to some action of the community, and the list appears to be a continuous one Lase week's bride was Miss Audrey Sprague, now Mrs Tellx Edge, whose bridal group was a particularly attractive one 6he chose for hei own ensemble a lovely old gold latin brocaded with a tiny sprig design, over which fell a filmy veil of golden tulle Her taaiet "as of frangipanni, which repeated the »Iden colour of her fiock and made a lovely toroncl for her veil Mal_e coloured chiffon was

chosen foi the biidcsmaids, the Misses rdllh Cooke, Zelma Spr._ue (who designed the brides Wn) and Maigaict Cumming Tiley cariicd touquets or golden roses and blue hydiangeas, the blue note being lcpeatul In chiffon sashes of de cate delphinium blue Captain and Mrs Edge W11 make their home at Leslie Manoi, in the Lismore nrca whcie many British Anny ofllceis horn India settled afta the wai An honouied tuest at the wedding was Mis G A More, of Wey, godmother of the bilde, who was chief Bridesmaid nt the wedding of hex mother. Mrs Mle Sprague.

A tamp do luxe Is the only leim suitable foi I ht seaside íesoit of Captain and Mis Lundgren at Jeivls Bay They have íecenlly spent a month Miuc and ha\e hid as their guests the Consul - Gencial foi Sweden and Mme de Dardel, also the Misses Lola and Ebba de Dai del who thoroughly .ppictlalc the loys of camp life Mrs H Sund sliom and hoi two small sons Han and Nicke, have also been members of this happy parly Captain and Mis Lm__xen letutned to their home Kinibllli House Kiiiibllli for a few days last wrek bul îeluined lo «.pond the week-end and some time following at the camp

The lime foi hei depaituic home lo England Is diawlng close for Mis Rajmond Sluige who has been staying with hei mothei, Mrs W Keep ni Rose Day She will leave soon for Melbourne "hcie she will embaik foi London Her sistei ln-law Miss Brenda Sluige who accompanied hei Irom England anti stajed In Sydney for some lime has "one to visit ii lends in New Zealand and will itluin to Melbourne to catch the same ship so lhal the Uavelleis "111 make theil jouiney home together Mis W Keep will go to Melbourne «Ith hei daughtci to bid htr farewell

The giounds of Casquette Balfoui-road Rose Bnv made an ideal setting for the novel German beei garden parly given on Saturday night al the home of Major and Mis A Deschamps Wool laid and theil daughter Eudoia Among the guests were Captain and Mis H T Hammond Mis Teiry the Misses B Walkei E Cox, Nancy Stuigess Commander Giffoid and Messis Wllbui Mon Is, Allen Bertie John Cordel and Nell Lake

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Mrs Sjdney Hairison, wife of the well-known Melbourne «ool-buyer, is visiting Sydney at piesent Sht is slaying al Che\eiells, Elizabeth




SHEILA, PAM, and JEAN PAGE, the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. H

If. Page, of Bellevue Hill.

MISS E. M. WHITMORE, a visitor from England, who is a sister-in-law of Mr. Kingsley Fairbridge, the founder of the Fairbridge farm in Western Australia. The Fairbridge farms are among the charities in which the Prince of Wales is keenly


Mrs. Allan Syme, of West Glelenbah, Narran- dera, who has spent an enjoyable holiday at Manly, is now visiting Melbourne, where she is staying with friends for a short time. She Intends to return to Sydney, and will spend the remainder

of the summer here.

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Among the travellers who have recently returned to Australia from Europe Is Miss Gwenneth Craigie. She is staying at Holyoak, Cremorne Point, for three weeks before returning to her home in

Toorak, Melbourne.

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A farewell bridge afternoon, organised by Mrs. J. H. Beale and Mrs. G. Redshaw, was given in honour of Mrs. A. N. Burkitt, hon treasurer of the New South Wales Croquet Association, on the eve of lier departure for England. The party took place at Del Monte, Strathfield. During the afternoon a presentation was made to the guest of honour by Mrs. Beale (president of the associ- ation), consisting of a handbag and a basket of flowers. Many croquet clubs were represented at the party.

Mrs. Thomas Mcilwraith, accompanied by her son, Clive, and her sister, Miss Roseman, has returned to Rockhampton after a very enjoyable trip to Melbourne. They spent a week at Belvedere, Darlinghurst, before continuing their journey


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Among those who have booked for a trip to England and the Continent in the near future are Mrs. F. W. Allen and Miss Ruth Allen, of Welhcrlngton, Point Piper. They will leave by the R.M.S. Orsova on March 30, and Intend to return in about nine months, travelling via


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Mrs. H. Farncomb, wife of Commander Farn comb, will leave Sydney by the Orford on Feb- ruary 27. She will be accompanied by her sister, Miss Peggy Ross-Nott, and they will stay in England


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When Dr. Margaret McCelland leaves the Queen Victoria Hospital in Melbourne, where she has been resident superintendent for some time, to take up work at the Prince Henry Hospital in Sydney, her position in Melbourne will be filled by a Sydney graduate, Dr. Joyce Wharton, who has been on the medical staff of the Brisbane General Hospital. The Queen Victoria Hospital, of which Melbourne women, and especially women doctors, are justly proud, has a splendid tradition and record of service, and has been very fortunate always In Its medical superintendent. Dr. McCel- land followed a line of very fine women doctors, and she will be herself very much missed at the hospital. Dr. Wharton received a warm welcome from her future colleagues and other medical women last week at a party held In her honour at the Melbourne Lyceum Club.

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The Royal Prince Alfred Junior auxiliary gave a cocktail party for Miss Grace Richards, of Manly, on Monday last. In the absence of Miss Marjorie Ward, who is visiting Melbourne, Miss Hilda McCue received the guests at the Chelsea Book Club in rooms made attractive with bowls and baskets of mulli-coloured dahlias and zinnias. The guest of honour, whose marriage witli Mr. Ernest Heine will take place at St. Mark's, Darling Point, next Saturday, was presented With a Victorian posy and a cut-glass whisky set. Among the guests were: Dr. and Mrs. Assheton-Chíü. Cap- tain and Mrs. O. F. Carter, Mr. and Mrs. B. Heine, Mr. and Mrs. John Ralston, Mr. and Mrs. W. Heine, Misses A. Buhl, H. Hole, S. James, Dorothy Druitt, E. Lach-Szyrma, F. Parsons, J. Holt, and Messrs. Erle Lindburgh, R, Blundell, B. Gllks, L. Carroll, Cyril Gates, J. Henderson, R. Darling, and Ii. Holt.



Her Excellency Lady Isaacs and her daugh- ter, Mrs. David Cohen, in the garden of Mrs. F. B. S. Falkiner's house, Tokay, Bellevue Hill, which Lady Isaacs has taken for her stay in Sydney. Mrs. Cohen returned by the Aorangi recently from a trip to England.

Having spent the greater part of the summer at Wentworth Falls, Biigadier-Gcneial and Mrs. Sydney Hei ring aie at present in Sydney and staying for a few weeks at Cheverells, Elizabeth Bay. They intend, though, to return to their mountain retreat as soon as possible. Mrs. Her- ring is a keen golfer, and spends much of her lime on the vaiious mountain links.


Miss White, who is at present appearing in "The Bread and Butter Woman," the play written by her brother, Mr. Patrick White, and which is being produced by Miss Beryl Bryant at Bryant's Playhouse, will leave by the Otranto on February 16 for England, and will visit her brother, who is studying at


Mr. and Mrs. Alan Lloyd are busily engaged in moving into their attractive new home In Wollaroy-road, Woollahra. They recently returned from an enjoyable holiday at Wamberal.

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Mrs. Clifford Wilson, of Mayvale, Barraba, and her sister, Mrs. Kenneth Wilson, are in town at present. They are staying at Belvedere, Bayswater- road, Darlinghurst.

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