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LONDON PERSONALS

(From "The Post's" Representative.) LONDON, July 28.

Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Gambrill have returned to London after a Continental tour. The latter, who is vice-presi-dent of the New Zealand Croquet Council, will visit Roehampton for the Test match, England v. Austrlia.

Mrs. H. P. F. Blundell (Wellington) and Miss P. Blundell h~ve gone for a short tour in Cornwall, and Miss B. Blundell has gone for a fortnight's motor trip with friends to France. On August 14 Mr. smd Mrs. Blundell, with their daughters, will make a Continental tour, which will include Budapest, Vienna, Geneva, and Paris.

Mr. and Mrs. P. Williams (Wellington) have been travelling in Germany, aj well as in Devonshire and Cornwall. They passed through London this week on their way to Dublin for the Horse Show, and then they will see the Lake District and Scotland.'On August 21 they will leave by the Stella Polaris for a cruise to the northern capitals. In October Mr. and Mrs.. Williams will leave for their return journey to New Zealand. They are much enjoying their trip..

For the third time within a year, Mr. W. J. Jordan, the High Commissioner, proposed the toast of "The Lord Mayor, Sheriffs, the Aldermen, and Corporation of the City of London," when he spoke as the guest of the Bassishaw Ward Club, one of the ancient institutions of London, this week. He was accompanied by Mrs. Jordan. Mr. Jordan claimed that the story of Dick Whittington, although it had been an inspiration to many, did not mean that it was always a grand thing to retrace one's steps. He said that the Empire overseas would hay? been the poorer if Londoners had all followed the example of the famou? Dick.

Mrs. Bevin and Miss Andri Bevin (Wellington) will go to Paris in the near future, where the latter will continue her vocal studies. Miss Bevin has been singing in London.

Mrs. J. J. Edwards (Wellington) has been staying for a considerable time in Kent. She is leaving this week by the Rangitane on her way home.

Mrs. R. Latham, cousin of the Lord Chief Justice of England, and Mr. Latham are spending an extended holida at Blackpool, and then they will go to Southport. They are on a holiday trip to the Old Country from Seatoun, Wellington.

Mr. Trevor Fisher and his mother, who are living at Kew, are going for a tour in Germany, including the Rhine from Koln to Frankfurt. Mrs. Fisher spends a great deal of time at Kew and at the shows of the Horticultural Society, and she also this summer has been visiting a number of notable gardens. Mr. Fisher is keeping up his pianoforte studies, and he also has some pupils.

Mrs. M. J. Digby-Smith (Wellington) spent two months in Cornwall after arriving in England in March, and subsequently she went to her mother's home at Leek, Staffordshire. She recently passed through London on her way to Plymouth, where she is now staying with her sister. Although Mrs. Digby-Smith left New Zealand with the idea of settling down in England, it is possible that she may not do so, and that she may return -to the Dominion in a year or so, but at present her plans are not definite.

Miss Tui Macßae (Stratford) is not returning to New Zealand. On August 15 she will be married, at St. Michael's Church, Mill Hill, to Mr. Douglas Campbell, second son of Mrs. C. Campbell and tlie late Mr. D. Campbell. Her fiance is now in the mercantile marine on board the motor vessel Taranaki. He retired from the Royal Navy. Mr. Campbell was trained on the Worcester and served on H.M.S. Iron Duke and on the destroyer Vesper. Miss Macßae. who is the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Macßae, "Kintail," Stratford, ■will be given away by Mr. Arnold Lucy, uncle of her fiance, and a wellknown film star.

Mr. W. J. Broadfoot, M.P., who was a member of the Coronation Empire Parliamentary Association's delegation, has stayed in England longer than he at first anticipated, and does not leave for New Zealand until August 14. He has spent several interesting hours in the House of Commons, and was particularly enthusiastic about the opening of the recent debate on Palestine. Mr. Broadfoot has also been received at No. 10 Downing Street, where he enjoyed a conversation with the Prime Minister. Before leaving for New Zealand he intends to see the various markets in which New Zealand is interested, Smithfleld, Covent Garden, and Tooley Street. He is also to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on behalf of the Te Kuiti Returned Soldiers' Association. j

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LONDON PERSONALS, Evening Post, Volume CXXIV, Issue 47, 24 August 1937

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LONDON PERSONALS Evening Post, Volume CXXIV, Issue 47, 24 August 1937

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