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WOMEN'S CORNER.

Matter for publication in this column should be addressed to the Lady Editor, and should be fully authenticated. Miss Dorothy Willis (Opawa) has returned from a visit to friends in Auckland. \ Mrs Munro and Miss Judy Munro (Merivale) have gone to Dunedin. "While there Miss Munro will be the guest of Mrs Allan Johnston, North-east Harbour. Miss Marjorie "Willis (Opawa) lias returned after spending a few weeks with Mrs Norman Menzics (Menzies's Bay). Mrs Edgar Stead has returned to Christchurch. Mrs Guy Featherston is visiting this city. Mr and Mrs W. Nicholls have returned to Mona Vale, Fendalton, after having spent the holidays at their house at Clifton, Sumner. Lic-utenant and Mrs Mclntyre, of Hastings, arrived from the South yesterday, and are staying at the Clarendon. Mr and Mrs George Morris (Wellington) and their children, who have been staving at "St. Elmo" for the past few weeks,°return homo by to-night's boat. Mr and Mrs Ernest Firth returned yesterday from Timaru. Mr and Mrs Shannon have returned to Feilding. Mr and Mrs van Asch (Rangiora) have returned home. Mr and Mrs P. S. House (Sydney) went South yestordny. Mr and Mrs Svkes (New Plymouth) went on to Dunedin yesterday. Mrs J. Fleming Douglas and Mrs A. F„ Douglas (Otago\ and their daughters have returned from visit to Akaroa, and are staying in Christchurch.

•Mrs James McCormack and family, of Oxford, who have been spending a six weeks' holiday at Timaru, return home by motor to-day. M ss Grace Palotta, the popular leading lady of Hugh J. Ward's earlier comedy ventures, who has been conducta high-class millinery business in Svdney, is adopting a new profession— that of chaperon to a well-Known Sydney 60jr;iety girl. Mrs Caroline Penn, of Akaroa, died on Sunday at tho advanced ago of 86. She was a native of Notts, and came out to New Zealand in 1875 in the ship Tintern Abbey with her husband and family, landing at Lyttelton, find coming on to friends at Ak'aroa. Mrs Penn was held in high esteem by all licr neighbours. She enjoyed splendid health up to within a few days of her death. She leaves two sons, three daughters, and numerous grandchildren. Mr and Mrs Reaney, of Napier, have returned home after a visit to Christchurch. Tho death took place in London on 22nd inst., of Frances, widow of the late Mr R. J. Loughnan, tho news having been received in Christchurch by private cable message. The late Mrs Loughnan was born at Salisbury in 1821, and would have completed her ninety-seventh year in April next. Mrs Loughnan met her husband in India, the late Mr Loughnan having been one of the last officials of the Honourable East India Company. Retiring on account of his health, Mr Loughnan and his wifo and daughter proceeded to England, and subsequently came out to Australia. After remaining two years in Victoria, he went Home again, but almost immediately emigrated to New Zealand, in which country he landed in 1858. Mr and Mrs Loughnan "settled at "Tilford," on the Ferry road, the rcsidenco being named after his old homo in Surrey. In 1889, Mr Loughnan died, and three years later Mrs Loughnan, accompanied l>y two of her daughters, returned to Europe, taking up their rcsidenco, in Rome. After 15 years there, Mrs Loughnan went to I/ondon, where her death took place. Tho deceased lady is survived by four sons and four daughters, and numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Tho sons are: Mr R. A. Loughnan, of Wellington, a well-known journalist, now on the "New Zealand Times," who for fifteen years was editor of the "Lyttelton Times"; Mr H. H. Loughnan, city solicitor, of Christchurch, of the firm of Messrs Izard and Loughnan; Mr F. B. Loughnan, S.M., of Blenheim ; and Mr C. A. Loughnan, solicitor, of Palmorston North. One of her daughters is Mrs Geo. Harper, of Christchurch, and another the, Countess de la Pasture, who lives at Usk, Monmouthshire, while tho other, two aro unmarried.

Mrs James Ashworth, who died on Saturday as a result of injuries received in a railway crossing accidcnt at the Styx, was for a number of years a tcachcr at the Native School at Tuabiwi, and her death is very much regretted by the Maoris. They were anxious that she should be buried in the native ccmetery besido her first husband, Mr H. J. Reeve, but their wishes could not be given effect to, other arrangements having been, made before their wishes became known. A wreath bearing the following inscription in Maori, "Tears of your children atTuabiwi; farewell, Mother, farewell." has been forwarded to be laid on the grave. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. By arrangement with MRS ROLLESTOX, llair Physician and JTaco Specialist, qualitied London, Paris, and America. "A.M.3d."—Various general diseases affect the scalp locally, and lead to excessive {ailing of tlie hair. In most cafes as the health improves the falling ceases, and treatment is necessary to preserve the root. Massage is most essential, but shaving tho hair is quite unnecessary. Special courses of treatment. one guinea. "Sisters."—You, 110 doubt, refer to the Jaborandi Shampoo. It certainly has the effect of producing a beautiful sheen, but not in any wav alter tho shade of tho hair. Very little else is dono in England and leading salons in America at present. Jabprandi is really a South American plant, and the extract ranks among the greatest hair producers known. Pee for Jeborandi Shampoo, 3s 6d. Private Rooms for all treatments. Consultation and advice free. MRS ROLLESTON. Dominion Buildings. Cathedral square. 6 TO-DAY'S RECIPE. ! Gem Scones. —1} cupfuls plain flour ! or wheatmeal, one cupful milk, one saltspoonful salt, one tablespoonful butter, one egg. Cut the butter into the flour. Beat up the egg and salt. Pour the milk into the egg, then beat it into the flour. Pour tho mixture into hot greased gem irons, and bake for a quarter of an hour in a moderate oven.

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WOMEN'S CORNER., Press, Volume LIV, Issue 16122, 29 January 1918

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WOMEN'S CORNER. Press, Volume LIV, Issue 16122, 29 January 1918

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