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CURRENT NOTES

The Hon. Mark Fagan and his stepdaughter, Miss McKiltrick. who are spending a holiday in Christchurch, wil] leavs for Wellington to-night. Mr and Mrs W. Richmond and Miss Mary Richmond (Hastings), who have been spending Cup Week in Christchurch, will return north to-night. The Christchurch Ladies’ Golf Club, in its annual report, reviews the help given by the club to patriotic and welfare bodies during the year. In aid of the Red Cross Society a bridge and mah-jongg party had been held and a fourball bogey match had been played. As a result of these rwo fixtures the sum of £lO 7s 6d had been raised. A grant of £25 had been made to the National Patriotic Fund and as a result of two one-day open tournaments held last month a cheque for £ls 15s had been forwarded to the British Sailors' Society. Mr and Mrs W. A. Newton (Akaroa) have been visiting Christchurch during race week. Mr and Mrs Horace Smith (Karaka Bay, Wellington), who have been in Christchurch for Carnival week, will leave for home this evening. Mrs S. C. Naisrnith (Balguerie street, Akaroa) has been staying with Mrs P. A. D. Mickle, Fendalton. Mr and Mrs K. Swainson. Waiau. and formerly of Akaroa, have been visiting Mr'and Mrs W. K Swainson, Akaroa. Miss A. M. Andersen, home science mistress at the Napier Girls’ High School, has resigned her position after 22 years’ service at the school. She has acted as principal from time to time and after the earthquake in 1931 she worked untiringly in the interests of the school. New Zealand National Party.—An address will be given by Mr S. G. Holland, M.P., at the National Club, 136 Worcester street, on Wednesday next, 20th inst, at 2.30 p.m. All members. friends, and supporters are cordially invited to attend. —0 Miss Irene Hughes, formerly of Christchurch, has taken up her residence in Auckland, and is at present staying with her mother, Mrs T. W Hughes, Mount Eden. Miss V. M. Cussen has been appointed acting woman superintendent of the Auckland Public Hospital, The appointment will date from the start of leave of bsence of Miss E. M. Nutsey, woman superintendent, who has enlisted for military service. Miss Cussen has been assistant woman superintendent at the Auckland Hospital for the las* 12 years. She spent five yean; as matron of the Waiuku Hospital. Air Force Relations wish to remind those knitters who have taken out black wool for making gloves, that the gloves must be returned to headquarters, in McKenzie’s buildings, corner of High street and Lichfield street by the end of November. Many guests attended a dance held in the New Brighton Returned Soldiers’ Hall to assist the cadets of the St. John Ambulance Association, New Brighton. Members of the organising committee were Mr and Mrs Geddes, Mr and Mrs Stratford. Mr and Mrs C. F. Scott. Mesdames McGavock. Cattermole, Adams (secretary), Mardon, Mapstone. Misses Jean Smith. Kathleen Stratford. M. Geddes, Messrs G. Mapstone, F. R. Scott, L. Lye. and A. Forsyth. Music was played by Mr Martin Winiata’s band, and Mr C. F. Scott was master of ceremonies. A novelty dance was won by Mr and Mrs W. B, Short. If your head aches, print blurs, or eyes ache we recommend vou to consult W DunUp and Son Opticians Their modern Sight-testing rooms are upstairs, opposite Kincaid’s late store Colombo street Ring 35-496 —6 MEN JUST CAN’T RESIST a beautiful woman! And the woman who relies on OATINE ENGLISH CREAMS has really fascinating beauty. CLEANSING CREAM removes all dirt from the skin and restores natural oils. OXYGEN SNOW—the perfect powder base—gives a. soft matt velvety bloom. For Sample Oxygen Snow, send 3d. name and address to A. C. NORDEN. Dept. P, Box 133,.AUCKLAND. —1 I

Mrs W. Day (Gloucester street) has. been visiting Mrs B. W. Henning. Akaroa. Miss Ono Henning has returned to Dunedin after a visit to her parents, Mr and Mrs B. W. Henning, Akaroa. Miss Noeleen Baker, of Stewart Island, has presented her beautiful home “Moeukorau.” at Half Moon Bay to the Government to be used as a botanical station. Miss Baker's home in Half Moon Bay has been designed to resemble a South African farmhouse complete with stoep. or porch. The garden, her special hobby, runs to the bush, and has been planted harmoniously with English shrubs. A bright herbaceous border runs down to the sea from the headland on which the house is built. Miss Baker has built a rockery and has also made a varied collection of the island’s native shrubs. Miss Baker is New Zealand-born and is widely travelled; she is the daughter of the late Mr J. H. Baker, formerly Assistant Surveyor-General, and the late Mrs Baker. Of late years she has lived tit Stewart Island and every winter before the war she went to England to spend three months with relations. She recently visited Christchurch. where she has many friends Miss Muriel W. May, M.A., Diploma of Education, head of the department of languages at the Otago Girls’ High School, who has been appointed principal of the Southland Girls' High School, was a pupil at the school at which she is at present engaged and was a student at the Dunedin Training College and the University of Otago. For some time she was an assistant at Columba Girls' College and later joined the staff of the Otago Girls' High School. In 1937 she was acting-inspec-tor of secondary schools, and in the following year she was appointed to her present position. Among the many educational organisations with which Miss May has been associated are the .New Zealand Federation of University Women, in which she has held office as Dominion treasurer and president of the Otago branch, the Otago University Women’s Association, and the Otago University Graduates' Association. In 1938 she was elected by the Court of Convocation to the Otago University Council. Other activities have included prominent membership of the Student Christian Movement, the Association of Friends of the Museum, and the Dunedin \menities Association. Several dinner parties were held last evening before the dance arranged by the younger members of the Business and Professional Women's Voluntary Land Army. Dr. and Mrs K. J. Davies entertained a few friends at dinner at the New City Hotel, and Mrs Stanley Harris. Clyde noad, entertained about 30 voung friends at a buffet dinner held at her home. Mrs E. Cameron Smith, Chester street, was hostess at a 5 o’clock party, her guests including Mr and Mrs Charles Spring. Misses April Hargreaves, Nora Cameron Smith. Pattie and Roberta Cameron Smith. Bunty Brown, Messrs Maurice Thompson, Dennis Hobbs. Charles Dobson, and lan Sholto Douglas. Soldiers parcels can oe ooiamed trom .'Jhnc Tosswill’s shop at 123 A Cashel tree! and Hereford Court When von •omc to sec Ethne Tnsswiil about the iarce| vnu can rest assured of obtaining the best available for every soldier Every parcel Is personally packed by Ethne Tosswil) who wap a pioneer for soldiers’ parcels Hundreds of mothers can tell how the boys apprcci ate the home away from home cook ing 'Phone 33-478 See Ethne Toss will personally —1 Ladies! Dr Wylde’s pyretic sweat oaths supersede the old-fashioned Turkish Bath The pyretic bath is followed by Barilla Soap Foam Bath These treatments are absolutely bene ficial to your health. Pike's. 79 Bealey avenue. Telephone 36-054 for appointment —1 EARLY GIFT SELECTION IS SENSIBLE CHOOSING! A glorious selection of well chosen, distinctive gift ideas in toiletries, perfumes, brushware. etc., is now being opened at Cameron Smith's Pharmacy, Regent Theatre Building. The Square, A deposit now will reserve any of these uncommon gifts .’. . and Cameron Smith’s will pack free for posting. —6 1

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CURRENT NOTES, Press, Volume LXXVI, Issue 23179, 16 November 1940

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