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WOMEN IN PRINT.

Miss Una Carter gave her weekly cooking demonstration yesterday at the Gas Company's rooms. An attractive menu was prepared, inalnding queen cakes, sponge . sandwich, s;x».ige cakes, decorated Christmas cake, and sausage pasties.

A wedding of considerable interest took place at St. Paul's Pro-Cathedral yesterday afternon by the Yen. Archdeacon Johnson, of Miss Lydia Field, second daughter of Mr. W. H. Field, M.P , and Mrs. Field, of Wellington Terrace, and Captain W. Noel Pharazyn, R.F.A.', son of Mrs. Gerald Fitzgerald, Tinakori-road, and of the late Mr. O. Pharazyn. The bride was given away by her father, and' wore a dainty frock of ivory georgette over palest pink, the corsage outlined by a swathed belt of pearls and silver tissue. A panel of beautiful old lace draped one side of the skirt. The veil was caught with orange blossoms in cap fashion, and fell in. graceful folds. Her'bouquet, was of white and pink tulle-covered flowers. There were no bridesmaids, and Mr. Geoffrey Fieldl was best man. 'Mr. and: Mrs. Field entertained the guests at their home after the ■ ceremony, the rooms being charmingly decorated with gay flowers. The wedding cake was a square one, which the bride cut with her husband's sword. Sir Robert Stout, an old! friend of the family, proposed the health of the bride and bridegroom, and Mr. Yon Haast that of the bride's parents. Mrs. Field wore a gown of hydrangea crepe-de-chine, with touches of powder blue, which colour was also repeated on the wide black hat. Both her bouquet (of pink and red roses, veiled in tulle), and that of the bride, were fashioned by Mrs. Field. Miss Isabel Field wora a costume of blue silk with wide black hat. Mrs. Gerald Fitzgerald was in dull periwinkle blue, with, reverse collar and cuffs of stone gray and a blacks picture hat. Miss Eleanor Pharazyn was in a frock of hydrangea-coloured georgette and a leghorn hat wreathed with flowers. Mrs. Elgar wore a very elegant gown of rich amber-coloured silk heavily patterned on the corsage and skirt with embroideries in: beads and wool. With this she wore a close-fitting swathed cloak in the same tone of ambw, made with a Napoleon collar edged with sable, and a .swathed toque, also in "shades of amber. Miss Pharazyn (Nelson) wore a lemon-colour-ed frock with blue hat. Mrs. Hodgkins, the bride's grandmother, was wearing black silk with a handsome old lace scarf. Among others present were : Mrs. Hodgkins (Kelburn), Mrs. W. F. Massey, Miss Massey, ,Lady Stout, Miss Holmes, Mrs. Chapman,, Mrs. Wilson (Wanganui), Mrs. Dymock. Miss ,'M'Gregor, Lady Findlay, Mrs. and Miss Donne, Mrs. and Miss Stafford, Mrs. Ewart, the Misses Stc'tt, Miss Salmond, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Lu'ckie, and others. , Mrs. Pharazyn'* going-away dress was of mushroom-col-oured gabardine worn with ? motoring,1 hat of tho same shade, trimmed with J mustard-coloured ribbon. ' , ,i

The Seatoun and Bays Progressive Association is holding a garden party shortly at Mr. Rawson's grounds., Seatoun. Mr. H. A. Smith is president of the association, and Mr H. W Pilcher is the bon. secretary and treasurei.

The death occurred yesterday, at her late residence, 147, The Terrace, of Mrs; Mary Hayes • widow of the late Mr. J. E. Hayes, a well-known business man of this city Mrs./Hayes was one of. the old colonists, having arrived in New Zealand in 1860. Since hor husband's death twenty-three years ago, she has lived a retired life. Mrs. Hayes is survived by three daughter's.

Miss Cecil Baldwin has returned to her home in Palmerston North from Wellington.

Mrs. G. Spencer and the Masses H. and Helen v M'Kenzie have been taken on the nursing staff of the Trentham Military Hospital

Dr. and Mrs. Gilmer have returned from the South Island.

Southern papers announce the engagement of .Miss M. E. Clifford, daughter of Sir George and Lady Clifford, Fendalton, to Mr. H. B. Douglas,, second son of. Mr and Mrs J. Douglas, Cashmere Hills.

A final reminder is given of to-mor-iow's street sale in aid of the fund for the beautification of tho Karori Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Cemetery. A miscellaneous collection of articles, useful, serviceable, dainty trifles, .and children's toys, flowers, etc., will be offered at the stalls. Should the weather prove unfavourable, the goods will be on sale in Harcourt's auction rooms.

Their Excellencies the Governor-Gen-eral and Countess of Liverpool, attended the Rose Show yesterday afternoon, and vi ere received by the president (Mr J B Harcourt), Mrs. ,J P Luke, and Mrs. ,H' M. Gore (vice-presidents), and Miss Harcourt. Her Excellency, who is patroness of tho club, was the recipient of a beautiful bouquet of roses. A stall for selluig cut flowers 'was erected in the centre of the hall, and beautiful flowers were sold here under Mrs. (Dr.) Hislop, Mrs. Eric Eiddiford, Miss Miles, Miss Cooper, Mrs. V. Riddiford, Mrs. Gillon, and Miss Rita Moss. Tea was served, under the gallery, a committee of ladies .being in charge. Assistance Was given by Mrs. J P Luke, Mrs. H. M. Gore. Miss Joseph, Mrs. Phillips Turner, Mrs. Triggs, Mrs. Tringham, Mrs. J. Harper, and a large number of girls. Among the many who visited the • show were Dr . and Mrs. Purdy, Mr: and Mrs. A. Crawford, Mrs' 11.-.Crawford, Mrs. Knox Gilmer, Mrs. Herbert, Mrs. Tringham, Mrs-.- .DiggesSmith, Mrs. and Miss Mynr's Mrs Tilly, Mrs. V. Eiddiford, Mrs. D. W. Stewart, and Mrs. W Young.

The Mothers' Rest Koom at 37, Courtenay-place, is proving of immense value to ladies visiting town. The cosily-furnished rooms, with their cheery atmosphere, are a boon for tired mothers who, in addition to enjoying the comfort of a rest' are able 'to ""leave their. -children at the rooms. There are toys to amuse the babies, and brightness and happiness of environment that tend to mako the nursery section very popular" Mrs. Curtis, matron, is in charge, and mothers and others who find a haven at Courtenay-place pay tribute to her tact, understanding, and womanliness. Her Excellency the Countess of Liverpool recently visited tho rooms and left, a parcel of warm clothing for the children's wardrobe. It is pleasing to nolo that the rest-room movement is growing, the successful management of the Wellington institution having been noticed in other towns; R ooras are be . nig established in Hastings, Ashburton, and other places, and many requests for information have been received by tho Women's National Reserve in Welliir--ton, which body promoted the idea. here. It is hoped in the near future to establish additional reft rooms in other parts of tho city, and the scheme for a creche is being also worked up wj t i, enthusiasm. The care of the mothers and cmJdren of the coimnunitv is adit- and n privilgge. and lh ß W^'.n. is 'to bo complimented on its progressive programme.

The wedding took place in the Salvation Army Citadel. Constable-street, yesterday afternoon, of Miss" Margaret Louise Dorothy Queree, of Wellington, to Mr Benjamin Thomas Knight, formerly of the N.Z.E.F. The ceremony, which was most picturesque, was performed by Colonel Bray, and the bride, who wore the uniform of the Salvation Army, was attended by her sister. Miss J. Queree, and Miss I. Knight, who were also in uniform. The best man was Mr. R. Elliott, and the groomsman Mr. W. Knight. After the ceremony a reception was held in the'hall in Newtownavenue, the guests being entertained at afternoon tea and various congratulatory speeches being made.

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WOMEN IN PRINT., Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 128, 27 November 1919

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