WOMEN IN PRINT. (Evening Post, 01 December 1921)

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women in print answer to correspondent inquirer no announcement has been made at present as to princess mary title after marriage to viscount laacelles dr a palmer was the examiner at the re-examination of the wellington nursing division which was held at the ywca rooms there was a fair attendance and the doctor paid a high tribute to the work of st john ambulance nursing divisions and expressed his satisfaction with the members who had been up for re-examination as their work was excellent in all respects mra e m hart and mis j lillkoe of tiniaru are staying at the midland hotel mrs harding petone is visiting new plymouth mrs charles higginson is among the visitors to new plymouth mr bristed has returned to christchurch from wellington miss rachel mandl of hokitika is the guest of miss seddon at eccleston uoldie hilh the weather and other circumstances combined to make the garden party in aid of the residential nursery held at mrs w d stewarts in hobson-street yesterday afternoon a most happy and pleasant occasion the garden was looking beautiful with a wealth of roses and other early summer flowers the tennis court was in perfect order and the visitors sat on the verandah and terrace and enjoyed the lovely prospect of harbour and hills beyond the sale was organised by twelve girls all keen helpers at and for the nursery who have been working at mrs webster residence kelburn during the yearv the result was a needlework stall of children clothes beautiful undies and dainty trifles such as pincushions lavender bags tidies and many other pretty things which sold well this was jin charge of misses buxton macandrew and ewart misses duthie and matthews held a sweets stall under a j spreading tree and had a tempting selection of goods miss helen stewart was in charge of the tennis and within doors a tempting tea and sale of cakes was supervised by the misses maclcay i miss tanner had a fish pond and miss barnicoat was at the gate mrs stewart assisted in many ways besides placing her house and grounds at the disposal of the girls over 23 was realised yesterday with several orders yet to be fulfilled so the afternoon was kuccensful as well as most pleasant a iumble sale will be held in aid of the terrace school playground fund at the corner of vivian and taranaki streets where permission has been obtained for a marquee to be erected the gale is to open on saturday afternoon at half past one mr stoupe hataitai and mrs harman iwer hutthave left for auckland to meet mi1 h baldwin who will return from a worlds tour by the niagara which is dive to-morrow there was a large gathering of members and friendi at the pioneer club last evening when an entertainment was given by the library committee miss ida fraser played an impromptu fantasia chopin and a jtocturne for the left hand by scriabin later she played a rhapsodic by liszt all being finished ands musicianly in style and much appreciated by her audience the playreadere misses hall and vicker-nian mrs coleridge and messrs page and p broad gave a clever little one-act plkiy when the boy oojnee home it contained much of human nature and was illustrated by the various readers mr j 0 andersen gave a very interesting lecturette on maori string gunes and explained that up to three years ago no record hadl been obtained of these games though they had been catriedi on by the maoris for generations now quite forty or fifty are known with the names of a good many which aye remarkable some of them foi having no known meaning to the names though doubtksr there was some originally mi andersen had been on the track of someof the varieties for quite three years having heard of them from one or other of the maoris and finally coming across them in all sorts of odd ways and in out-of-the-wa-y places those illustrated were many of them most intricate to look nt though mr ander sen and his son appeared to arrive at them quite easily an interesting point was the resemblance in the games to those played by north american indians and alsoby european continental peasantry supper was served by mrs j myers and members of thg library committesein the club tea-room the rooms were chairminglj decorated with flowers and the evening was a most interesting and pleasant one the annual meeting of the wellington soutli nursing division was held this week when most of the members were present the annual report and balancesheet were adopted and a war report and a competition report were presented miss hankins was elected to the position of inspector of stores and mrs osborn and mrs ramsay re-elected to represent the divisional members on the committee at the close of the meeting mrs preston was presented with a pewter vase as a small token of esteem from the competition squad which took part in the canterbury competition held in timarir in october last in thanking the squad mrs preston urged enthusiasm in their own work and in speeding the membership of the brigade a correspondent inquires as to the dyeing of skeins of wool should they be boiled in the process or would that damage the wool by shrinking it a ceremony of interest to many new zealanders says an exchange was the unveiling of a monument in grantownon-spey to the memory of the clan grant who fell in the great war the young countess of seafield and her mother the dowager countessnew zealanders bomand the duke of richmond and gordon were on the platform the duke acting as spokesman on behalf of lady seafield the monument which was unveiled in the presence of 2000 nle consists of a tall fluted column y seafield was the first to lay a wreath at its base her husband having been onf of those who fell early in the war there are one is sure many new zealanders of the clan grant who should have their names on this manument set in lovely strathspey the home of the clan but only a few have been so recorded along with that of the young earl among the names inscribed on the various panels are the following cameron highlanders captain the earl of seafield nzf private a mlennan nzep private d mdonald nzef


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