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WOMEN'S CORNER

❖ The Lndy Editor will be pleased to recciv. for publication in ™ "Women's Corner" items of social or personal news. Such items should be fully authenticated, ana engagement notices must bear tne signatures of both parties. Correspondence is invited on matters affecting, or of interest to, women.

Miss Madge Maegregor, who has Ikxui visiting friends in Opawa, returned to Wellington on 1' l'idaj. Mr and Mrs R. Law (Christeliurcli) and Mrs 0. Roberts (Auckland) are amongst the quests at the Royal Hotel. Mrs Harry Chapman, with her two little bows, 'has arrived in town from Waiau. She intends spending some time in Christehurch. Mrs Arthur J. Virtue (St. Albans) is spending the winter months in Queensland, returning to Sydney in the early snriiie, and to Christchurch later m the year, accompanied by her daughter. M;<; Robin Rnnkw/xl is saving with her mother, Mrs George Fisher, Murray place. Dr. and .Mrs Arthur Thomson and family have moved into their new homo at- the corner of Montreal ana Salisbury ftreet. the residence formerly ]v occupied by Dr. Acland. A snecial carnival dance will be held tn-niirhfc at the St. Asaph street Hall. Dunn" the evening a number of novelties will be introduced, and a waltzing competition will be held. Amongst those staving at Warner s Hotel are Mr and Mrs Alan Latter (Blenheim). Mr and Mrs Heard (Kaikoura), Miss Bathgate (Waiau), and Miss I. B. McLean (Dunedin). Mr and Mrs A. R. Gibbons (Wellington), Mr and Mrs S. Kroon (Dunedin), and Mr and Mrs J. R. Thomson (Otago) arrived in Christehurch yestcrdav, and arc staying at the United Service Hotel. On Saturday afternoon Mrs C. E. Vette, "Mcrvillc," Ashley Danlc, entertained a number of friends in honour of the seventh birthday of her (laughter Dorothy. 'lhe time passed a.l too "quickly in games and musical items contributed by Misses Florence Morgan, Zita. Beattie, and Gwen Ludeman. At the close of the afternoon Miss Morgan, on behalf of the guests, thanked Mrs Vette for the' pleasant afternoon .enjoyed bf th.i&e present. Tho guests were: Misses Florence Morgan, Jean Criglington, Ruby Whithnm, Zita Beattie, Gwen Luueman, Edith Lundy, Marjofie "Whitham, Noel Criglington, Irene Vette, Masters .lack Beattie and Allan Vette.

Applications are being called by the \ : ew Zealand Red Cross Society and Order of St. John from nurses for two Red Cross scholarships, each 01 a value of £250, for training m public health work. The scholarships are offered in connexion with the fifth international course in pub.ic health nursing, which is entitled "1 he International Course for the Training of Nurse Administrators and Teachers in Schools for Nursing," and which has been promoted by the League of Red Cross Societies in conjunction with the Bedford College for Women (University of London), and the College of Nursing London. Already two nurses from New Zealand have been through one of these international courses, and one, Sister Clarke, is to take up her work in Canterbury next month. The successful - annlicants for the scholarships now offered' will be expected to remain under engagement with the New Zealand Red Cross Society for a period of three years. The applications will be dealt with at the head office of the New Zealand Red Cross Society in Wellington, and the successful applicants will be required to leave New Zealand about July 27th.

A delightful party was given recently at the residence of Mrs and Mr 1 A J. Kingdun, Peveril _ street, Riccarton, in honour of the coming of age of Miss Jessie Cooper. jThe progressive euchre prizes were won by Mrs W. Allen and Mr G. Woods, Mrs Wilcox and Mr R. Glen and the lucky draw by Mr B. Barnes. The supperroom was decorated with pink and white streamers. The cake was lit with twenty-one candles, and the table decorations, for which Mrs Kingdon and Miss M. Cotton were responsible, ■were also carried out. in pink and white. The toast for the guest of the evening was proposed by Mr Kingdon and Mr F. Woods suitably responded. A handsome key with white streamers was handed to Miss Cooper by Mr G. Woods, with birthdny wishes and eongratalafciorfl. Dancing arid games were enjoyed untii the party closed with the' singing of "Aukl Lang Syne/' PANNELL'S BEFORE STOCKTAKING BARGAINS. / Ladies' French Glacr one Elastic Shoes with buckles, style unrivalled for office and- evening wear, 22s 6d per pair: Boys' Black and Brown School Boots. 7-8, 9s 6d; 9-10, 10s 6d; 11-13, lis 6d; 1-2, 12s 6d. Great value.— 105 Manchester st. Telephone 694. P6506-3212 - CANADIAN FURS ARRIVE. A big shipment of Can&dian Furs has just reached Madame Menere, corner CashsJ and Colombo streets (upstairs). The garments comprising Musquash and Marmot. They are V'jry handsome in appearance and of wonderful qual-~ ity but the prices are considerably lower than formerly. M 6512-3620

A children's olain anil fancy dress ball will take place in tlie Art Gallery on Friday. -July 4th, at 7 p.m., in aid of Lewisliam Weneral Hospital Fund. The committee are sparing; no efforts to ensure the children having a ou'zhly enjoyable time. A spectacular grand march will be arranged to afford the adults present an oopnrtnnitv of seeinr? the children at their lv>ct. Prires will be for the ru-etti°st and most oHoinal costumes. The tickets n r e moderate in price (2s 6 r '') and pinv he from any member of the committee.

A meeting was held at Mr McXichcll's residence, 256 Oxford terrace, on Monday to consider ways and means of giving a fitting celebration to the survivors and their dependents of those that arrived in Lyttelton on Julv 24th, 1874. A large number of shipmates were present, and the meeting was full of "interest. It was decided to hold the function on July 30th. and a Ladies' Committee was set up to arrange for the catering, etc., comprising Mesdames Alexander, J, Andrew, W. Andrew, A. Berry, and R. Jerdan. The concert programme is to be arranged later. The meeting would like to hear from all those survivors who intend to be present at this celebration. A hearty vote of thanks was parsed to Mr M"Xielioll for the kind offer of his home for the meetings.

A meeting of the committee of the M*C.L. Children's Convalescent Cottage at New Brighton was held at the Deanery on Thursday. There were present: i\lrs Carringtoii (in tlie chair), Mrs C. C. Bowcn, Mrs H. D. Andrews, Mrs H. Holland, Mrs Tobin, and Mrs Wagstaff (lion, secretary). Apologies for "absence were received from Mrs Paii-man and Mrs J. Maling. Tlie repoi"J l-sliowed that tihe health of the children had been good. The. honorary secretary reported that an excellent response had been made to Mrs Carrington's appeal for blankets for the cottage. Donations had been received from Tftdv Rhodes, Mrs A. Deans. Mrs Hobday, a sympathiser p°r Mrs Carringtoii, a svmnathiser per Mrs Pairman, a sympathiser New Miss E. M. Tavlor. and bl'inkets from the D 1.C.. Mrs D"vie, >r,- s Paivnmn, M"st"rs Tyson and a friend Mrs Ca'-rinprton. A parcel of pWn'r>" lmd also hpen from Mrs Ar-ilinrr. and a box of and Co. per Mr R. McDougall.

A verv enjoyable progressive euchro partv, organ.sed by tlie lady members of the Sumner Life-Saving Club, was held ovi .Monday evening. The function was held in the supper roojn of the Town Hall, and was very well attended. Some very exciting games were played, and it was necessary to play-off for both the urst prizes. Th© ladies' prize was won by Miss Lawson, Mrs Graham being runner-up. In the men's section four tied for Irsi prize, the winner proving to bfe Mi (J. Lawson. Mrs H. Miler and Mr E. Allen were awarded prizes. The success of the evening reflected great credit on the committee and the secretary, Mrs Glackin. During the evening musical items were given by Mrs and Mr Woolcock and Mrs H. W. Heslop. Those present included: Mr and Mrs T. Newburgh, Mr and Mrs | Glackin, Mr and Mrs A. D. Bates, Mr and Mrs Graham, Mr and Mrs G. i'oster, Mr and Mrs C. M. Roswell, Mrs D. Coleman. Mr and Mrs R. Main, Mr and Mrs Jensen, Mr and Mrs H. W. Hislop, Mr and Mrs J. Booth. Mrs Voller, Mr _ and Mrs , Me \u!ev, Mr and Mrs Wilson, Mrs Liddinrd. Mrs H. Miller, Mr and Mrs G Alexand?r, Mrs F. B?rber, Mr and Mrs Woolcock, Mr and Mrs Topping, Mr and Mrs Criso, Miss Lawson. Miss Allen, Miss Barfett, Mr C. Lawson, Mr Coleman, jun., Mr E. Allen, Mr J. Browne, Mr W. ?. Sarelius, Mr T. Dick, and Mr A. C. Allen. A dainty surper was served.. after l'*e prizes had "been distributed. Subthe tables were removed, and a pleasant half-hour spent indarieins;, the latest music being provided by gramophone and piano. THE LATE MRS BLAKISTON. The death of Mrs Mary Anna Blakiston, at Otaki, last Saturday, in. her ninety-third year, removes one who was intimately connected with the early days of Canterbury. Mrs Blaltiston was the second daughter of tife late Bishop Harper, and a sister of Mrs Percy Cox, of 33 Hereford street, Christchurch. Her husband, the late Mr Charles R. Blakiston, was a member of the Legislative Council from 1857 until 1862, when he resigned. He was for many years well known as the manager, in" Christchurch,. of the Trust and Agency Company of Australasia, Ltd. He died in Christchurch in 1898. and a few_ years later his widow moved to the North Island, and resided at Otaki and Dannevirke. Mrs Blakiston and the late Mrs Tripp, the third daughter of Bishop Harper, were both matvied on the same day in St. Michael's Church, Christchurch, Bishop Harper himself officiating at the ceremony. Mrs Blakiston was of a very kindlv nature and had a very large circle of friends in Christchurch. She leaves sons and one, daughter, who is at present in England. The Rev E. N. Blakiston, of Rakaia, Mr Arthur Blakiston. of Orari Gorge, and Messrs Henry, Reginald, and Charles Blakiston, of Dannevirke, are the sons. The surviving members of Bishop Harper's family, in addition to Mrs Percy Cox are Mrs Douglas, who is m England, Mr George Harper and Dean Harper (Christchurch), and Dr. Gerald Harper (England). * BALL AT SOUTHBRIDGE.

The postponed ball of the bachelors and spinsters of Southbridge, originally fixed for last Thursday, was held on Monday evening. The ballroom and supper-room were decorated with greenery and streamers in varying colours and sizes. Mr S. McCartin was M.C., and Large's' Jajz Band provided the music. Mr 6. J. Allan and Miss D. Gibb were joint secretaries. Tho following ladies were present:

Mesdames \V. Beamsley, brown marocain; \V. J. AicEvedy, brown marocain; A. McCartin biack siik; Ccmpoell, black silk; Bern McEvedy, emerald ai.K, embossed marocain; Sivertsen, brown silk with Maltese lace- J. O. McClure, pale blue satin; Bucklev 'blue silk; Misses Maud Allen, cream lack frock; Mayssie Al.en, sunset lace frock; Winnie Chapman, apricot satin; Margery Free pink crepe de chine; Dolly Ixibb, brown brocade; V. Dyce, pink shot taffeta; Muriel Howatson, apricot silk ninon; Marjorie Hantz, coral brocade; G. Campbell, blue shot taffeta; Tilly Al.en lilac brocade; Violet McKenzie, sunset pink marocain; Olive Hampton, mauve satin and silver; Rita Buckiey b.ue crepe de chine, silver lace s.eeves;' Thelma Buckley, emerald green crepe de chine, black net; Dolly Boal blue crepe de chine; Marion McEvedy, kingfisher satin charmante; Gertie McCartin, midnight blue satin and beads; G. Kidd, pink crepe; VeraMcCabe, serge green satin and radium lace; Gwen Smith, vieux rose satin; A. Bosweil' apricot crepe de chine, beaded; Ellen Griffith, blue and si.ver jersey silk; Maggie Nee, pink-satin; V. Brown, green satin and lace; M Eddy, almond green jersey silk, beaded; D. Adams, nigger velvet, gold lace trimming with rose at waist; A. Carter, powder blue crepe de chine; S. Reese, blue and silver shot marocain; Doris Husband, shot taffeta; H. Stokes, primrose crepe de chine and georgette; Chapman, satin. Meadaraes Campbell and McCartin were chaperons.

PERSONAL NOTES FROM HOME.

(FRO it OUB OWS COKMSPOSDZKT.) LONDON, May 15. Buckingham Palace presented a brilliant spectacle last evening on the occasion of the State hall given by the King and Queen in honour or the King i'.nd Queen of Rounu.nia. Guests invited numbered alxrat 2000, and the}* included many members of the diplomatic Corps and other distinguished foreigners, with their ladies, Cabinet .Ministers, officers of the Sen-ices, representatives'in London of the Dominions overseas, and a large number or peers and peeresses. The Royal party moved through the State rooms in procession to the ballroom. King George escorted Queen Marie and King Jerdinanel was with Queen Mary. Their Majesties opened the ball by leading the "quadrille d'honneur." Among the numerous people who had the honour of being invited, the _ following names are of New Zealand mtei est.~ The Enrl and Countess of Glasgow, the. Earl and Countess of Harrowby, the Earl and Countess • of Liverpool, tlia Countess of Seafield, Nina Countess of geafield, Sir Arthur and Lady Myers, the Rt. Hon. E. F. L. Wood and Lady Dorothy Wood, Lady Frances Ryder, the Rt. Hon. E. Hilton Young and Mrs Hilton Young, Sir James and Lady I Allen and Misses Allen, the Hon. J. W. Fortcscue ftnd Mrs Fortescue, Sir Hugh Denison, Sir Lionel and Lady Halsey. . After an absence of 27 years, Captain Charles C. Plunket (Surveyor, Lloyd's ' Register of Shipoing, Auckland") and "Mrs Plunket arrived by the Tainui. They are at present staying with frieiids at Bushey Park and intend v'siting the Continent later. While on this side Captain Plunket purposes paving visits to the various shipyards and shipping centres in connexion with shipbuilding industry. lie is much struck by tho great couitesy and patience which he and Mi's Plunket have met everywhere in London from everyone, even down to the liftboys. Ths travellers will remain in the Mother Country until; the late autumn. The Misses T. Warren (Christchurch) and E. Wilkinson (Dunedin), who arrived at the beginning of May, will leave London at the end of the month for a motor tour of Devonshire and Cornwall. Later they will go to Scotland and to the Continent.

Mr and Mrs James Robinson (Christchurch) will spend about two months in London. Tfiey have mapped out an extensive Continental tour, and later they will leave for New York and San Francisco on thedr way home. Mrs J. R. Brunt (Linwood) and the Misses Beatrice and Amy Hwband (Now Brighton) are at present devoting their time to attending the May meetings. .They took part in the groat gathering at the Queen's Hall, when the Duke of Connaught presided over the annual meeting of the -British and Foreign Bibio Society. The travellers expect to be in England until about the end of the year, and on their return to New Zealand they hope to see something of India and' China in connexion with Foreign Missionary work. 'Mrs Brant has a daughter who is a nurse in the C.M.S. Hospital at HangCliow, and of course a visit will bo paid to that part. Miss Ethel Baker (Christchurch) is making her headquarters with her aunt,i at Abberton Rectory, Colchester, whither she has just returned after spending a pleasant fortnight in London and a week in Surrey. Miss Baker hopes later to &eo France, Switzerland, and Italy. The duration of her stay here is quite indefinite. Miss Phyllis Garland-Smitli (Christchuroh) landed at Naples in February and spent some time in Italy _ and Switzerland, and just no\v she-is in ]?aris. She expects to l>e in England m June, and in July she will revisit' Switzerland. Mr and Mrs J. "\V. Manchester (Waimate) have left London for a month's tour of tho Continent, their itinerary including Holland, Belgium France, Italy, and Switzerland. After spending nearly a year in the Mother Country, Mr and Mrs J. Logan (Timaru) are leaving London this week for New York. fortnight there they will journey through Canada and spend some months in the various places of interest before returning to New Zealand by way of Vancouver and Auckland. Mrs H. Kohn (Christchurch) had a delightful trip to the Mother Country by way of Vancouver and Montreal; and slie landed in Liverpool three weeks ago. She has been staying with her daughter, Mrs Philips, at Farn- ' ham, Surrey, but-she is now intending to come up to London for the season. Later she will go to Vienna, Berlin and Switzerland, and she _ hope.' to spend tho winter on th© Riviera. Mrs W. Thomas and Miss Thomas (Greymouth) intend to spend the summer months at the island -of Thames Ditton as the guests of Mr imd Mrs Uxenbine. In the autumn they liopo to visit France, Switzerland, and the Italian Lakes. BENEDICTS' BALL AT SPRINGSTON SOUTH.

On Friday evening the Benedicts of Springston South held their annual ball in the Soldiers' Memorial Hall. There was a very large attendance, although many invited guests were prevented from attending owing to the very inclement evening. The hall looked "at its best with numerous streamers of white and tangerine, and baskets laden with flowers and evergreens. The stage was arranged as a drawing room,, with a trellis work of blacii and tangerine in the background. Excellent music for the occasion was supplied by Roesler's Band (Ladbrooks), and Miss Harris played an extra. The duties of M.C.'s were carried out by Messrs C. Chapman and G. Duff. The following comprised the copinuttee who were responsible for the excellent arrangements: Messrs W. Musson, G. Roberts, C. Chapman, F. Bennett, N. Powell, J., Woods, G. Duff (chairman), and H. H- Napier (secretary). The Grand March was led by Mr and Mrs Napier, and she official set of Alberts comprised Mr and Mrs Chapman, Mr G. Duff, and Miss M. Woods, and Mr W. Musson and Mrs G. Duff. Amongst the many present were Mesdames . W Musson, E. H. Bowell, A. Mcßean, P. Greaves and G. Dug, Miss as F. Mcßean, I E. Payne, C. Ryan, G. Rowell, J. Wright, 0. Douglas 0. Relsby and J. Greaves; Mesdames H. Napier, who wore black taffeta and steel lace; L. Stace, silver grey satin xnarccain; H. Hamilton, mauve marocain ; N. Powell, navy marocain; P. Bailey, figured satin; G. Mcßein, tabac jersey silk; W Keast, black velvet; S. B. Quaifev kingfisher blue marocain; S. Bennett, black silk with blue net overdress; C. Chapman, striped fugi siU; F. Garland, ambei brocade and cue lace; J. Benny, cream marocain; J. H. Benny, jun., ivory satin, and Woods, mauve crepe de chine; Misses P. Cook, black velvet and radium lace; V. rtobb (Doyleston), old rose Batin and gold; E. Cooke (Ohoka), sea green silk with silver trimmings; E. Miliar, gold brocade with pale pink fur trimmings; R. Henderson, cream silk and radium lace; H. Davies, lemon silk with net overdress; E. Hines, cream c.repe de chine with bugle bead trimmings ; M. Bray, apricot marocain; M. Mitchell, blue taffeta; Dons xNankivell, nattier blue satin and cire lace; Maudie Woods, pink taffeta; D. Moody, black velvet; E. Burgess, peacock si'iK; R. Schroeder, blue satin; Ivy Pegky (Greenpark), apric-t crepe de chine; V. Chapman, saxe blue fugi silk; and V. Roberts, green velvet; Messrs Kennedy, Miller (Motukarara), Walker, Pearson, Payne (2), Merry. Hill, Napier, Tyson, Bennett (4), Musson, Kimber, Miliar, Parish (2), Duff, Powell, Rowell, Chapman, , Baxter, Garland, Ryan $), Davies, Mcßean, Haydock, Harris, Benny (2) Wall, Neale, Pascoe, Schroeder, Pegley, 'l'homas, Woods, (3), Hamilton, Hines .2), Everest (2), Hughes, Greaves, Smith, Hoskin, O'Shaughnessy, Wright (2), Bearman, Keast, Welsh, Bray, i Sujfhiapn, (2), Bujne_y (2), Stace, and Moody;

BALL AT DARFIELD.

The 'Memorial Hall at Darfield had a decidedly picturesque appearance on the occasion of the bachelors' annual ball, which was held on Friday evening. The whole arrangements in connexion with this function were carried out most creditably, and the success attained reflects the greatest credit on the officers and their committee, who worked with a will. The joint secretaries, Messrs L. Westwood and 11. Otten, deserve special credit for their valuable work. The following gentlemen made mcst efficient M.G.'s:-Messrs H. Otten, G. Reverley, F. MeHugh, and Cronin. The effective decorations consisted of baskets of green foliage hung from the ceiling, from which pink and white streamers were suspended to the sides of tho ballroom, and the stage was artistically decorated with evergreens. The grand march of 100 couples, led by Mr L. Westwood and Miss Heinzmann, was an imposing sight. Wells's Orchestra (Christchurch) supplied the music. Among those present were:— Mesdrm s T. Westwood, black velvet wth to.ches of gold; W. Pole, b.nck cli.fEoii, ve vet and gold brocade; L. Hid (Jirux' inch), bue brocade, trimmed with B.lver; Bolani, o.d gold biocade; A. M. We.sh b.dck ci pa de chine, heavily beaded; J. H. Syme, .azz satin; Palmer, brocaded biack. citp- e chine; J. Welsh, black charmeuse wi.li jet trimmings; J. H. C.inton, cer.sj velvet; G. Cridgc, jun., tomat, red, with overdress of beads; >v\ Bettel, s.lver grey satin maroca.n; T. Bu'l, navy gabar_ue; J. Iteid; J. Bushell, black ti ffeta, wi.h touches of red; J. Redfern, mauve embctsed georgette; W. P. JCo.-an. emb oidered frock, trimmed with fur; D. McMil'an, cinnamon brown silk; Nort-.il, b!ack satin and radium lace; R. Anderson, blue and lace; A. G. Will.anis, lem.-n crtp> satin wi.li rose trimmings; M. Newton ,St. A.bans), flame and royal blue crepe de chine; li. . McCielland, blue velvet and silver lace; Reardon, groy 6ilk frock; Sm, b1..c.; silk, embroidered; W. Syme, black so-p.e suui. with georgette sleeves; L. ilcGec, black velvet; Taylor, b.ack crepe de chine; I'. McLaughlin (Tai. Tapu), gr cn civpe de chine; Youngman, biack velvet; J->. Kelly, pinl: sat n marocain; C. B. ilcGairy (Coalgate), black satin and jet tii.nmingj; Alisses J.U. uunn, biack s.k maiocmn; Gladys Milliken jringae.d), blue maic.cai.l and lace; .C. Wr.ght, sapph.ro moire marocain; Neroli G.llandera, g-01-l saun; M. Revely, apricot satin with girdle of b*ue and gold flo.versj Al.son (Chr.stchurch), bronze and b.ue shot, uilleti: ie Margin (Tasmania), lemon cbarmeuse; Leonie Craythorne (Chrisiciiurcii,, e satin Early Victo.ian frock; B Rus'jatch, Mary b.us de clune, wiih s Ivor .ace, Ladia A. Dov.n (Chr stch..r hj); Gw.n. Prant, jade green goorgeue; U. B-kik&r, bluc.c biLcj A. E. Mi.ler, blue and go d brocade, triramaii with white fur; S. Glanv.lle, sp cot C'eP® de chine, with s Ivor trimm ng; ilild'a Cuilen, apricot shot satin; D. Robinson, ch: in paene crepe de chim ar.d radi m I"''®' Florence Hurrell, black satin; Bull, whitn satin and beads; R. Ite-nn;", ?hot iaff,.a with georgette trimm.ng; Hilda He.nzmjnu, lilac georgette wuh-neii..e loses; l. iu." batch, coral pink silk; Jean 0. almond green crepe swede, with lacc. Marjorie Denton, white georgette, m-et with gold lace; W. Clinton, powder I>tw satin; J. Purvis ehot silk, with silver trimmings; Hilda. .Vitte (Cashmere liills), aiu.ond grc n satin; C. C. R .sba.Ui, blue crepe de chine; M. Newton, b.aoK crepe de chine With cold beads; J!. H. Rickerby (Haikett),-sunset crepe <- e ch ne, Ida Bradford, Karly Viclori.n rose shot taffetas; Carol Mee, cream sat n and & acit lace; M- Sim, pink ninon wi h gold trimmings; M. Redfern, blue maroca,; n; Jj. Evam, blue satin de luxe »ni gold beading; M. Judd, pink taffeta; Patience Bamara, almond green georgette with dKik fr c roses; J. Slvine (Prerndale), pink satin with silver trimmings; Nellie Sim, apricot c epi de chine with berthe ot silver lace: L. -Idling, heliotrope crepe de chine mth gol and. heliotrope girdle; Joyce ' gold marocain; K. Dickens, sunset pink marocain with black sprayE. Green, b ac.t satin; Janie Rcveley, vioux rose Mildred Sim, blue crepe de chine, Mona Dunne, anricot georgette ver trm mmsa* Margaret ,Heinsonann f V pale pink «oTeUe M. McC elland, magenta so t satin witii RUver beads . .iffi .I^o^ (Hororata), fucb-ia cl.arme se with » irimmin-8' D Ed~e, vieux rose sat.n, Kitty ■joC (St. Albans).; Pi Ol.ver, miuve marocain with silver bertha and trimmings; Miirgaret Carrick, blue and silver shoi taffeta; J. Otten, salmon Batin; J. orange brocaded marocain'and roiium IP';# ; Watson .(Christchurch,, blue eatin with Oriental trimm : nrs; Bin-am n • (Christchurch), kingfisher blue satin marocain; Linda Taylor, prim os: crepe de chine; Dorothy Ward; E. Jenkins, blue^ so in a-.d georgette; Bulmet, huff and gold brocade, Mollie Wilson (Christchurch). almond gr er eolienne trimmed with silver beads, D. p'nk crepe de chine with s.hei trimming; Nora Coffey, maize JN. Welburn, black velvet and fur; M, inrc (Timaru), red crepe de chine with overdress and silver tnmn»ng3; Don 9 len, white crepe de ch ne; Dons By tv mauve satin; Welsh, navv vevet; R.bj Wright, blue crepe de clnne and geor e te , W A Jarman, seagreen taffeta beau lfullj beaded; Vera Witte (Caahmere), royal blu< and gold shot taffeta; Helen Gr.mme (Christchurch), apricot georgette; H. Ship ley, jade crepe de ch.ne; C. Clinton (Gr en da e), apricot satin; Myrt'e Milliken, pinl taffeta; Mona Milier iCashmere H.l.a) ; apple green - satin and cire lace; Mu.be . Grimmer (Christchurch), mauve brocade; oi-epe de chine; Nelson (Hororata). blacl ' satin with bead tiimmin&s; E. Rediern 1 I pink ehot satin; Mabel Turner, henna jer ' sey suk with lemon be_d trimmings; J. W ' Wright, brjwn jnaroca.n; Mary Nolan, pn. . fugiolene; Nella Tay.or, apricot marocaii with silver ribbons ; \ Mesßrs Busnel. ;J Green, P. R. P. R-Ainson. Jr.nin ,2), West wood (3), Reid (2), Wairrn T. W„r,e (Auckland), Morrison, Cridge \2), Mi.i±ag] <'i), Bu.mer (3;, Pole, Enge (2), lite (2, Williams Gillanders V 2), A, A. Ben jamin. (Ciiristonurch), Clinton (3), Magee, Tayior, Cu.len, S.attery 2), Kevele : (2), McCle.land, Boulton, Anderson M< .Garry (Coaigate), Judd (8), Redmond (2), A 1 Lcem.ng (Coalgate), Rcd.ern, Mwskin (Kirwee), N. Shipley B. sLpJej G. Farrell, W. Bettel, Woisfall, C. join i ston, Oliver' (Hororata), ll.' Jenkins, 1 . Wlntty (Christchurch), Sa „ a (' 8 °j Weish i2), King, McCauslmd ! Stewart, Nollan, R. K.niimrin " R. J. Duncan (Chr.stchurch), J. Co.vnl " (Christchurch).

SKIN DISEASE SPECIALIST.

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WEDDINGS. PARKER—TWEMLOW. The marriage was celebrated on Saturday evening, at St. Andrew's Church, by the Rev. Norman "Webster, of Mamie Wostropp. youngest daughter of the late Frederick Tarlton Twemlow, and of Mrs Twemlow, Fendalton, and James Hislop Parker, eldest son of Mr and Mr N. Parker, Lyttelton. The bride we're a graceful frock of sunset pink marocain beautifully draped and fastened at the side with a mrsre ; l>earl ornament. Her bridal veil was j daintily arranged with a narrow band j of silver leaves, and she carried a bouquet of pink and white flowers. | The bridesmaid, Miss Alvs Twemlow, I wore a pretty frock of dove coloured | crepe de chine, with a becoming hat of i panne velvet. The duties of best man devolved upon Mr R. Masters. Both the bride- | groom and the best man are members of the All Black football team. Mrs -T. H. Parker accompanies her Husband on the Australian tour. CROSS—BLACK. Tn glorious sunshine, a very pretty wedding was solemnised recently at Knox Church, Waimate, when Jessie, second youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs W." Black, "Waihao Grange," Waihao Downs, was married to Mr Thos. D. S. Cross, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Ceo. Cross, "Esklands," St. Andrew's. The ceremony was per- > formed bv the Re\-. J. D. Wilson. Mr M. Lewis, cousin of the bridegroom, presided at the organ. The bride, who entered the church on the arm of her father, looked charming in a beautiful gown of coral j pink crepe de chine trimmed wjth j pearls, and caught at the side with i a nearl ornament, the sleeves and panels being of radium lace. Her veil j was arranged in mob can style, and i was held in place with a" wreath of pink leaves and finished_ at the sides with orange blossoms. Pink stockings, . brocaded shoes, and a beautiful shower bouquet, of white chrysanthemums ami maidenhair fern completed her toilette. The bridegroom's gift to the bride_ was a gold expanding watch. The bride's /rift to the bridegroom was a gold albert. The bride was attended by her two sir.ters. Miss Martha Black wearing a pretty frock of mauve crepe de chine finished with silver bead trimmings and a black hat trimmed with silver, and Miss Mildred Black, wearing a dainty frock of champagne crepe de chine with a large cape collar finished with silver beads and a black bow with streamers. Her black hat was trimmed with a wreath of silver leaves. Both bridesmaids carried beautiful bouquets of autumn-tinted flowers and maidenhair fern. The bridegroom's gift to the bridesmaids was a manicure set and an aquamarine pendant respectively. The little flower-girl, Mis Marjorie .Copland, niece of the bridegroom, wore a pretty little frock of cream velvet with a cream girdle finished at the sides with bunches or buttercups, and a wreath of buttercups in ner hair. She carried a basket of autumn flowers, andvwore a gold brooch, the gift of the bridegroom. The bridegroom was attended by his cousin, Mr T. Lewis, of Hilton, ana Mr R. Black, brother of the bride, as groomsman. After the ceremony the reception was held at Knox Hall, where Mr. and Mrs Biack entertained about sixty guests. Among the toasts honoured were that ' of the "Bride and Bridegroom," proposed by the Rev. Mr Wilson ; "Bridesmaids," bv the Bridegroom: "Bride s Parents;" bv Dr. Pitts; "Bridegroom's Parents," bv Mr Hall; "Little Howergirl," by Mr Palmer. The final toast was that of the "Chairman," proposed bv Mr Lowden. , 'Later in the afternoon tne happy couple left amid showers of confetti for the North Island, where the wedding tour will be spent. The bride travelled in a smart fawn costume, prettily embroidered, with shoes and 1 stockings to match, an almond green hat, and a fox fur stole.

JONES-KINGSBURY. A pretty wedding was solemnised at St. Julia's Church, Kangiora, recently, the contracting parties being Daisy Klla,, youngest liaugntur of Mr aucl Mrs K. xvingsuury, Asnton, East Beit, Kangiora, and Cecil Cliricsi-oplier, fourth, son of Mr: and Mrs W. W. Jones, HI Albert street, itangiora. 'lhe ceremony • ,was performed by the Kev. J. Jb'. Jj'ei 011 and Mr J. 0. Iliompson presided at tlie organ;. The bride, who entered the church on the arm. of her father, wore a dainty frock of apricot shot taffeta. 'lhe sleeves were of apricot radium lace and the frock; was trimmed at one side with a waterfall panel, and a large rose at the waist, 'ihe usual veil wats arranged in Egyptian style and held in place by a wreath of orange blossom. She carried a shower bouquet of white chrysanthemums and maidenhair fern. Miss Edith Farr, who acted as bridesmaid, wore blue and silver shot satin, with piii tucks, and finished at tne waist with a flower. She also wore a veil, and carried a shower, bouquet of bronze chrysanthemums and maidenhair fern. Mr Gordon Kingsbury, brother of the bride, was best man. After the ceremony Mr and Mrs Kingsbury received their guests at the tto.val Tea Kooins. Mrs Kingsbury wore a navy and. Oriental silk dross an 3 black ivelour hat, trimmed with blue and fawn.'- Mrs Jones,-mother of the bridegroom, wore a black frock trimmed with heads and a small black hat. When Mr and Mrs Jones left on the wedding tour, the bride wore a navy costume and molo hat trimmed with green. Her molo stitched velour coat was the gift of the bridegroom.

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WOMEN'S CORNER, Press, Volume LX, Issue 18108, 25 June 1924

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