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MANY PARTIES AT VICTOR

New Year Dance at Adare !

By A Special Correspondent

VICTOR, HARBOUR. January 3.

Every cay there are new arrivals, on ! the beach at Chiton, to fill tile gaps : left by those who have to so back to their work. On Friday Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Reid came down for the day. bringing their daughter Phyllis and

son Don. Miss Reid wore an effec tive beach suit of royal blue flannel trousers, white jumper, and a knitted scarf in wide strioes of red and blue. Dr. and Mrs. Rex Matters also came to Victor lor the day. Mr. and Mrs. Linden Wood spent a dav cr two in Victor Harbour, spending Friday with Mr. Alec Ward, at Glenbrook. Miss Pat Lynch is at Aurora, with Miss Mollie Osborne. I Mr. Mayo Short and Mr. Burton I Hardy 6Dent the week-end with Mr. R. L. Davidson. Mr. Gordon MacFarlane. Miss Phillippa, and Master Trevor MacFar- j lane were the euests of Mrs. D. H. Cud more for the New Year festivities.

Mrs. Legh Winser is expected this week to ftav with her mother, Mrs. Charges Hamilton. Mr. Michael Gebhardt is at Mt. Brec kan. with his uncle and aunt. Dr. and Mrs. W. Sanffster. Mr. Alan Finlayson eoent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Bums Cuminc and their family. New Tear's Day Crowd Chiton Beach was more than usually crowded on New Year's Day. Many people drove down from town that morning. Amongst them were Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Sunter. Misses Helen and Catherine Sunter. Mrs. Norman Birks,

Miss Joan Bruce, and Mies Katherine RymilL These two girls wore the popular striped jumpers, one black and white, and the other in brown and white. Dr. C. B. Sangster was at Chiton on Sunday morning. He has not much time to spare from the Adelaide Hos- 1 pital, before leaving for England in March, to continue his medical studies. Wlien the eon shines on the beach — and that has been quite rare these holidays — out come dark glasses by the dozen. They are wcrn meetly by the iiailess girls, or those wearing little crochet naps, which give no protection to the eyes. Friday was a full day for the gay crowd at Mt. Breckan. Besides surf ing, they had the final match, of the tennis tournament in the moming. and a cacKtail party before lunch, to celebrate tlie win of Mrs. Fred Porter and her partner in the tournament. Before dinner at Mt. Breckan an-i other large cocktail party was given bv Mr. and Mrs. Ross Sawens and Dr. and Mrs. W. Sangster. About 40 people soent a cheerful hour in the Sangsters' large room which was decorated vrith lovely pink and red gladioli Mrs. Sowers' black chiffon frock bad a shoulder cape studded with diamente, and Mrs. Sangster chose a champangne colored lace toi lette. Some of the guests were Mrs. C. S. Toms. Mrs. Burns Cuming. Mr. and i Mrs. Aibyn Rsnkine, Mr. and Mrs. Fred j Porter, Dr. and Mrs. Darcy Cowan, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Cowan, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Reid, Mr. U Cornell, Mrs. Stanley Murray, Misses Audrey Cieland. Colleen Cudmore, Lorna Daw- j son, Betty Scott, Jean Hayward, Phyl lis Reid, Shirley and Jean Cummg, ! Barbara Ives, Betty Corbin, Eveiyn | Scarfe, Mary Ross, and Messrs. Ian McLachlan, Jack Sangster, Bill Toms, Michael Gebhardt, Alan Finlayson, Jim Porter, Don Taylor, John CoriMn, Rob and Jack Cuming, Don and Peter Reid. Most of the same party went to the pictures or the Blue Lagoon after dinner, and finished up with an. en joyable impromptu party at Mrs. Burns Cuming's house, where tiity danced to the gramophone music, and sat down to a delicious supper of eggs and bacon cooked i-y lliiss 6hiricy Cuming and Mr. Jim 'Porter.

Dance At Adare There weer several bright parties on New Years Eve. some cocktail par ties, a few dinner parties, and later in the evening nearly everybody went to Adare, whwe Mrs. D H. Cudmore had the usual gathering of friends to dance, and wish each other a happy new year when the cannon was fired at midnight. As one of the guests was heard to remark, 'This is not just an ordinary New Year dance, but a tradition, which has been kept up by the Cudmore family for three genera tions.' At supper the guests sang 'Auld Lang Syne,' and drank to three toasts, 'Tne King.' 'Mrs. Cudmore,' and 'Our cricketers.' The toasts were proposed by Mr. Fred Porter, and Mr. Collier Cudmore responded on behalf of his mother. He also read tele grams and cables from friends and relations who were unable to be pre sent. Some of the greetings were from the Governor and Lady Hore-Ruthven, the Paul Cudmore family, in Tas mania; Mr. Dan Cudmore and his fiance, who are staying in Sydney; Dr. Humphrey Makin, Miss May Doug las and Dr. Sholto Douglas, in Eng land. In the drawing room, where Mrs. Cudmore received her guests (wearing black georgette with a touch of white at the neck), there were three or lour large bowls of wonderful delphiniums and other lovely flowers, from the garden of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Brookman. Mrs. Roland Cudmore wore a graceful frock of cream and brown patterned georgette, and Mrs. Collier Cudmore looked smart in maize toned ninon. Miss Colleen Cudmore, in Same georgette, with a gold se quined cape, and Miss Margaret Cud more, in dainty green and wiiite flowered georgette, looked charming.

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