My dear Mary, Such a dust storm as we experi enced Thursday has, I'm afraid, somewhat clogged. my brains, How.. ever, I must Just do my best to give you the week's happenings asd other little bits of gossip. By the trans-Australian train Mrs. Ernest Giblin with her two little daughters left Kalgoorlie for #iyd ney. They will be away for about a month. The little girls are to be bridesmaids at their uncle's wed ding. Mr. Lathlean, a member of the Wlestminster Glee Singers, was the guest of his cousin, Mr. F. Brins den, during his stay on the gold fields. On Wednesday, afternoon Mrs. Brinsden entertained the younger members of the Westminster Glee Singers and Mr. Donald IReid and Mr. Lathlean at afternoon tea at her residence, Lamington Heights. During the afternoon they visited the golf links and tried their luck, with a club and the illusive little whTte ball. The others who accep ted Mrs. Brinsden's hospitality in cluded :-Mrs. Ernest Williams, Mrs. Paton, Mrs. Bradley and Mrs. BJackett. Mrs. Johnstone-James last Mon day night entertained the parents and friends of her pupils at her residence, Hay-street. Kalgoorlie. A most enjoyable programme of ope ratic numbers and ballads was en joyed by all present. During the in terval supper was served to the fol lowing :--Misses Murphy, Dempsey, Hind. E Truscott, E. Kyle, V. Hlicks, B. Truscott, Sharp, Savage, Thornborough, Gellard, D. Lawn, I. Kyle, Trembath, Sharp, Gibbs, Mrs. Trewenack and Mr. Harding. The Chintz Pierrots who were present at the Silver Chain Ball SIast ThursdaLy gave one of their set, Mrs. T. Rintoul, a surprise party last Saturday night, and spent a very merry time as a wind-up of the week's gaiety. There was a great orowd at the railway station last Sunday after noon to say good-bye and speed on his journey to Ivan Barton, a gold fields boy, born in Kalgoorlie just 23 years ago. He is going to Ade laide to start out in life on his own. We wish him every success. Prior to leaving he was at the station made the recipient of a beautiful writing case, a gift from his ,admir ing friends. To Mrs. Hague fell the pleasing duty of making the pre sentation. Mr. Barton will spend al few days in Perth" with *his aunt, Mrs. Leo Brice. before sailing for, the east by the Karoola on Satur day. Among the many Australians at ,Their Majesties' Courts on June, 26 and 27 the following wer' present d :--Mrs. Cyril Bryan. of Perth; Misses Vera and Judith Coombe, of Perth; Mrs. George Klug, one time of Kalgoorlie. Mrs. H. P. Cole batch, wife of the Agent-General for West Australia, wore a gown of rose ninon embroidered in silver, in an all. over design, cut into a long straight bodice, and the skirt bordered with a feather fringe, a train of pale silver laine lined wvith self chiffon and caught to the left tip with a- cluster of rose ostrich feathers, a similar cluster finishing the end of the train. Mrs. Lee Bteere, gown of gold lane, made with cross-over bodice draped on the side and continued down to the e nal of the skirt in soft folds, form mg a lovely gold train entirely 'covered in transparent gold em broidery, a bunch of white bruvere and gold leaves worn at the side. Mrs. de Pledge, a beautifully drap ed gown in silver and-blue laine, with grey diamante shoulder straps and cordeliere, blue romaine tram embroidered with diamante. Miss Mavis Hocking was attired in &a gown of silver tissue slightly drap ed at waist, finished with bow and long ends of gold faille ribbon. The train was composc, of silver lace and tissue, lined with gold chiffon. Mrs. E. Rose, a beautiful gown of rouge and silver embroi iered satig brocade, with corsage
of marocain embroidered in powder blue and diamante; V-shaped train of marocain draped from the shoulders and finished with em broidery. Miss Edna Rose, a charming gown of ivory georgette over white silk, the lined skirt being handsomely trimmed with silver lined fringe. The corsage was pret tily draped and finished with silver lined embroidery; train of cloth of silver lined with georgette. The engagement is announced of Kate, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Toia, of Boulder,. to Mr. Jack Ivanac, also of Boulder. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Brown, of Blayney, New South Wales, are at present visiting the goldfields and intend staying for two or three months. They are the guests of Mrs. A. W. Cooper, Mr. Brown's sister. Mrs. A. W. Cooper entertained a few friends at afternoon tea at her residence on Thursday afternoon in honour of Mrs. H. J. Brown. Those present included: Mrs. Tyrell, Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Shillinglaw, Mrs. Ro bertson Mrs. Tillet, Mr. Heriot and Mrs. Symmons. At the Broad Arrow Town Hall on. Sauurday last a niost enjoyable surprise evening was given by the young ladies of Broad Arrow to Mr. H. Rule. The party was a farewell to Mr. Rule, who is leaving the district to take up his abode in Perth. Euchre, music and dancing passed the time very happily until the early hours of the morning. On behalf of the young ladies present Miss Northey presented Mr. Rule with a beautiful autograph book in token of their esteem and good wishes. A dainty supper was then served and dancing continued. Miss Woodman and Mr. Rule were the winners of the euchre prizes. .he music was supplied by the Misses M. Hughes, K. Smith, E. Keene, M. Byrth, J. Jose, B. Peck and I. I . . .=,?a e ir~~ .... . . . . .. . .
NorIlhey. Mr. O. Jones anted as M.C. Those present were: Mes dames Ross, Smith, . Pearson, Keene, Byrth, Jose; MAses Hughes, Byrth, Ross, Smith, Pear son,' Taylor, Bowden, Pearson, Woodman, Keene, Jose, Neville, Northey; Messrs. Jones, Hughes, McDonald, Hughes, Mathews, Rule, Oliver, Mullins, Argus, Woodman and Mathews. On Thursday of last week the members of St. George's Ladies' Guil4. gave an At Home, which was held in the Caledonian Rall. There were a large number of friends present. The Rev. J. Haynes ocu pied the chair. A delightful pro gramme , of songs - and recitations contained items by Misses Lawn, Pearce, Bartle, Anderson and Adams, and- Mr. Manners. Before commencing dancing a dainty sup per was served. The music was sup plied by Miss Adams and Mr. A'. iebster, and Mr. J. Maxwell acted as M. C My Leonora correspondent, sends the following: General regret was expressed at Leonora on Monday morning at the death of Mr. Fred Folvig, well known in mining circles and a resident of over 20 years. For years he was a member of the local fire brigade. Much sympathy is felt for his window and young family.-- Mr. and Mrs. Kirkpatrick. of Mt. Grey station, with Mr. Archibald and Mr. Wheatley, motored through Kalgoorlie last week.-A large crowd rolled up at Leonora to wel come the Menzies team of football ers on Sunday. Although the visit ors were defeated they had an en joyable time and were entertained royally, by the home team. A very pretty wedding was sol emnised in the Egan-street Metho dist Church on Saturday, June 28, when Elsie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Davies, qf Kalgoor lie, and Leslie, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Fuller, of Sydney, were' joined in holy matrimony. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charnmng in her bridal robe of ivory clharmeuse. She wore a beautiful embossed wedding veil and carried a lovely sheaf of lilies, which made a perfect finish to her bridal toilet. The bride was ,attended by two bridesmaids-Miss Evelyn Sonsee, who wore a lovely frock of shell pink charmeuse. and a black picture hat, and carried a lovely bunch of roses; and Miss Florrie Davies (sister of the bride), who was chaimingly gowned in creme silk, with a creme picture hat, and carried a bouquet of roses. After the ceremony the party motored to the home of the bride's parents, wnhere the wedding break fast was partaken of, and at which 'the usual toasts were honoured. The happy couple were the recipi-. ents of many beautiful presents. A wedding of interest took place on July 2 at St. Matthew's Church, Boulder, when Miss Kathleen Ras tovich, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rastovich, of Gregory street, Boulder, and Mr. Alfred Burkin, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Burkin of Woodlands Farm, Kojo nup, were joined in holy matrimony. The bride was daintily gowned in ivory charmante and georgette, beautifully braided and smocked with pearls, and wore the usual wreath and veil and also carried a beautiful bouquet of lilies. She was attended by Miss Hilda Lee as bridesmaid, who wore shell pink crepe de chine and georgette, re lieved with pink and silver, and a black picture hat, and carried a bouquet of pink and white roses. Mr. W. D. Jones acted as best man. The wedding breakfast was held at the home of the bride's parents, where thirty guests were present. Mr. and Mrs. Burkin left for their future home at Kojonup. The Bou:lder Masonic Lodge held a plain and fancy masquerade bali on Wednesday evening in aid of the W.O. and A.F. fund, which was a great success socially and finan cially, all the arrangements reflect ing groat credit upon the o'rganiser, Bro. R. W. Wrilson. The W.M., Bro. J. J. Julian, declared the ball open in a witty speech of welcome. l)ur ing the grand march Bro. H. W. Davidson, assisted by two ladies, awarded the following characters the prizes for fancy dress: Best dressed lady, "Cleopatra," The Rajiah of Bong being lhe most re s!plendent male figure. The Chintz Set were awarded a prize. and the best sustained cha?racter was
"'organ-grinder" who, with his monkey and music, raked in the money for a good cause. The mdst graceful and well dressed couple were the Ohinta Frolic. Pierrotes The most original character was "If Winter Comes," and the prettiest dress was "Sweet Sixteen" in a. hooped skirt, etc. of the Victorian period. "Robin Hood" and "Maid lariae'u" and "Dresden Shepherd and Shepherdess" were awarded special prizes. Prizes were also awarded for an exciting balloon chasq, a three-step and a choco late waltz. Ping pong tables and cards were .provided, and a boun tiful supper was enjoyed. Dancing was continued until the early hour's under the direction of Bro. NW. Coath. Sickness of one sout or another is still with us. Mrs. A. S. Coy.te, Mrs. W. Linklater and Mrs. M. Jackson are still confined to their beds, and numerous mothers are quite prostrate attending to their I eck offspring. A very pleasant afternoon wag spent at the home of Mrs. Stan Mc Kay, Dorothea-street, last Friday, when a number of friends assembl ed to say good-bye to Mrs. Hurtle Jenkins, who with Mr. Jenkins is leaving for Fremantle. After a dainty afternoon tea had been serv ed, Mrs. Sqmith, on behalf of the ladies present, handed Mrs. Jen kins .a nice parcel of dainty hand kerchiefs as a little memento from her friends and wished her every happiness ini her new sphere. Amongst those present were:-Me s dames Jenkins, Smith. Trewennack, Cheverton, Greer, Harratt, Wil liams, Cameron, Pember, Doyle, Stephens, Rosser and McKay. Yours, Ever, CARRIE.