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WOMEN IN PRINT.

TO CORRESPONDENTS.

AH notices and descriptions of weddings sent to The Post for insertion in this column must be authenticated and properly sjgnod by responsible people, or they will not be published. Engagement notices must be signed by yie parties concerned.

Mrs. Sydney Hall (Levin) is the guest of Mrs. Meadowcroft, of Mountstreet.

Mr. and Mrs. Fuller and Miss Laery, of Auckland, are visiting Wellington.

Miss Ogden (Kilbimie) ia visiting Mrß. J. Morris, at Waikuku, North Canterbury.

Mrs. 0. F. Vallance (Masterton) is visiting Wellington.

Mrs. Lipring, who has been oh a visit to her son,' Dr. Liggins, of Thames, is passing through Wellington, and is staying with Mrs. CorkiU, Oriental Bay, before returning South.

The engagement is announood of Miss Betty Rankine Brown, only daughter of Professor andi Mrs. Rankine Brown, Wellington, to Mr. J. S. B. Bruges, only eon of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Bruges, Cashmere HdUfi, Christchurch.

Miss Dorothy Mona Castle, who is\ a daughter of Mr. John Castle, of Newtown, and has successfully passed the recent Pharmacy Board examination, is the second daughter of that family to adppt her father's profession. Both daughters served thoiii apprenticeship at the Newtown Pharmacy.

Among the recent arrivals in New Zealand from San Francisco were Dr. Everard 0. Rowley, spn of Dr. Charles Rowley, of Otahuhu, with^his wife, Dr. Gladys M. Rowley. Dr. and Mrs. Rowley have' been in America for nearly three years, holding various hospital appointments in California,. They were for. some time at Juneau, in Alaska. They are now paying a visit to Mrs. Rowley's parents in Dunedin.

A presentation of a handsome leather suitcase was made by the working members of St. Michael and All Angels' Church, Kelburn, to Mrs. Galbraith, who is. levying to take up her residence in Auckland. The vicar, the Rev. A. W. Payno, in making the presentation, spoke of the esteem in which Mrs. Qalbraith was hold, of her valuable work as a. church member, and. of the, fapt that she 'would bo greatly missed by her friends and fellow-worker?. Mrs. Galbraith replied suitably. Aiternoon tea was served at the vicarage, the occasion being a, particularly--pleasant one.

A pleasant evening party was given by the Wadestown W.N'.R. to Mrs. and Miss Willis, who are leaving for a visit to Mrs. Oeach, at Sydney.

An encouraging letter was received by the council of the Free Kindergartens stciting that the next "!*inff" woulij be held in aid of the Free Kindergartens. It is hoped that all friends of the work will make a special effort to be present, and that citizens generally will remember that the kindergartens belonjf to them, and are much in need of support,

A thoroughly enjoyed concert was given recently to the' children of tho Upper Hutt Cathqlic Orphanage by members of St, Joseph's Concert P;irty and others. The hall was especially decorated with flags and greenery by some of the children of the institution. The following contributed to the afternoon's amusement:—Misses M. Dillon, K. Eoflta, A. and V. Flan, D. Weiv, J. Moran, Q. Whiteford, Messrs. R. Taylor, O. Hickmatt, S. Airth, L. Janeen, A. Chalk, and the orchestra, comprised of Misaea M. Dillon, Q. Whiteford. Messrs. R. Taylor, R. Dwyer, J. Kennedy, and J. Whiteford, played musical selections. At the conclusion tho party adjourned t» the dining-room, where afternoon tea was prepared by the Rev.. Mother, who thiinked those contributing items, and also Mr. L. Jansen, who was responsible for the greater part of the arrangements pf tho concert.

The; marriage of Miss Nancy Johnston,'eldest, daughter of the late Mr. Sydney Johnston arid , Mrs. John.s.to^, of Orua.Wharo, Takap.^u, and lifr. 'johxi Christopher. Rollestpn, ■ youngest' son of 'the late Hon. W. Rolles.ton and Mrs., Rolleston, of Eyttelton, took place at St. .Vincent de Paul's Church.,- Takapau, when the Rev. Father Mjnbgue, 'ass^ted by the Rev. Father Kilmeck, officiated. Miss Kelly provided th,e organ music The church was decorated for the occasion with arum lilies arid wbjte heather. The bride was given away, by her cousin, Mr.' Goring Johnston. She. wore a handsome jwwn of golden shot tissue draped with iLimerick la.cc,, made at a in Killa.rney. This was arranged, to fall in, angel sleeves, and over the short train, being caught by a cluster of orange , blossoms. . She carried a beautiful prayer-book with a ■ mother of pearl coyer, presented ,by the sisters. of St. Joseph's, Waipawa: The bridesmaida were Misses Sophieand Marion- Watsoji,. Rosamond and Phillipa' Riddiford, Margaret Teschemaker, Blanche-Vavasour, and. Ruth I-lerrick. All were dressed in autumn leaf shades. The two-small girls, the Misses Riddiford, immediately behind the .bride,.were in golden taffetas; the next two in tomato red georgette over gold; while the last three 'were in brown georgette over tomato red. The frocks ..were simply made, of the long waist effect, marked out by clusters of red and gold grapes, and leaves. Their hats were of gold lace, and they. carried/ autumn' toned, bouquets. Colonel R. Williams, .was the best. man. Among Ibe,wedding party.at-the church were : Mrs. Sydney Johnston, 'Mrs. Rolleston, ■Mrs. Frank Rolleston, Mrs. Herbert Watson, Mrs. Dan Riddiford. Miss F. Tnglis/'and many others. The weeding breakfast was held at Orua Wharo, and a reception and- dance was' aiso given in the evening. The-'bride's travelling costume was of grey jersey, cloth with a cape to match, the hat being of rose pink with feathers to'm'aWh. '

Mrs. M'Caw presided, at the meeting of the Hutt Plunket Society, what: there was a good attendance of members. The principal business discussed was the extension of the work in the Tipper Hutt district, and the remits from branches for discussion at .' the General Conference, to be held in the Accountants' ■■ ■, Chambers, Wellington. Delegates appointed to attend the conference wei;e: Mrs. M'Caw and Mrs. Chapman. Suggestions - for raising funds, were considered. Mrs. Knight 'kindly., offered tho use of her grounds for & 'garden party,, to beheld at ai future date. It was decided to hold a local sale of cakes and produce at an early date.

The German Reichstag has, conferred jury service on women, nurse's,, and ini'dwjves_b'ein^ able to claim exemption.. In' Dapizig the Disty 'has passed a Bill ■making women eligible'as judges on.fchp, same terms as men. This news, will make New Zealand women look with special interest on the effort, mentioned yesterday in Tho Post, which is bein^ made to render,, .women, legally, able .to become Justices of the Peace. ■ The opinion as to whether tlm "persons." mentioned in the Ant ■ referred"only-to men appears U> differ.,-eo ail interesting' tjEort ti ■bei».s-rnir I.a to dw'j-+ha.situ&-,

A particularly happy and interesting morning was spent by the girls from the upper- classes at Mount Cook School when they spent tho time at the Tara-naki-sfcreet Kindergarten. Alias Riley's report, givon at the council meeting, stated that, owing to bad weather and sickness, the quarterly returns were not quite so good as usual. Probationer tests were held, and the following students passed successfully:—Alison Grant, Iris Eggers, ZiHali Dixon, Jessie Ooricill, C}a,dys Morgan, and EUina, Craig. Miss Rdley (principal) will be leaving shortly for Australia, on account oi serious ill-ness in her family, and Miss Bonayne v/ill be in charge of hsr -work during her absence. Mra. Tjoadsman will take charge of Taranakistreet Kindergarten. Special thanks were given by the council to Dr, C'orlsill and Dr. Usher, who have kindly 'consented! to act as honorary doctors for the kindergartens.

The Empire number of the Now Zealand School Journal, as is eminently suitable, impresses upon all ages tho fineness of the Empire spirit, as contrasted, perhaps, with the "little New Zealand" spirit which declares, "I am loyal to my country." without considering that what ia, first necessary is the big outlook into the world of Umpire. To teach children that it1 is the Empire which keeps us, and not we that keep, the Empire, is the tone of the number of the journal just issued. This would seem to be a lesson which has been painfully lacking in the past teaching, and it is well that the mistake, should be rectified before it is too late. Tho sentiment of the British flag ; th« ways in which the smallest can help the Empire; the games of the Empire; stories of heroism —all are present, with, some reprinting of old friend Sinbad, and a good article for the older boys of the achievements of Daniel Boynington. The wonderful story of Sir Ernest Shackleton makes good reading, and the accompanying portrait is particularly fine. The story of Italy is continued, and good, stirring poems embellish each number.

Miss Bawghan, a member of tho Prisons Board, wjio spoke to the Women Citizens' Association on the subject of "Prisons Reform and After Care," drew pointed attention to an incident that ca-me under her notice recently in Timaru, says a, Southern exchange. After her meeting there an employer came and told her that, ho had given work to two men not long released from, gaol, but two constables camo about, and in their zeal made things so hot for the men that they both left the day before pay d,ay. She had heard before of this kind of thing from prisoners, but sho did believe it was really done. It was si thing that never should bo done. (Applause.) Of cdur&e, she understood that the police felt it their duty to protect tho community, but the most they should dp in a case like that would bo to go quietly to the employer and1 make euve that ho knew about the men he had engaged. But to do as had been done in this case did not give tie men a fair chance. A presentation of a handsome bouquet was made last evening to Lady Hunter by Mrs. Inness (aged 72), on behalf of the Early Settlers' Association. The meeting of the association was held at Dustin's rooms, and was a particularly pleasant one.

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WOMEN IN PRINT., Evening Post, Volume CIV, Issue 5, 6 July 1922

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