Thursday, January 31, 2013



A substantial addition to the funds of the refreshment stall at the forthcoming Scottish fair, in aid of the Yeronga - Moorooka Presbyterian Church, was realised by a florin garden party held yesterday afternoon at the residence, of Mrs. C. H. Barclay, Beaudesert-road, Moorooka. The grounds were gay with flags and bunting, and afternoon tea was served at tables arranged on the lawn and decorated with sweet peas. The organisers were Mrs. Barclay and Mrs. G. Nash, and the guests were entertained with music, croquet, and competitions. Songs were rendered by Mrs. J. Richardson, Misses Agnes Manson, and Gladys Peters, elocutionary items by Miss Kathleen Radford, and pianoforte solos by Miss Cowen. Those present included Mesdames B. Adsett, Kidney, C. W. Hunter, H. Taylor, A. Gillespie, Forgan Smith, J. H. Reid, R. Francey, A. J. Servin, J. Allan, F. Chapman, F. L. G. Rabbets, J. Richardson, J. Gilligan, S. Gilligan, C. M'lvor, E. Drysdale, Hunter, Black, M'Candish, M'Kenzie, Hargrave, A. Coulter, Sturt, J. Gill, S. Lang, Thomas, Francis, W. H. Hasty, Rogers, Quinn, Mills, Stewart, Tucker, Adams, Hatch, W. Thompson, Abel, Hornsley, L. Gough, W. S. Laurie, H. Clark, J. Dowrie, R. G. Watson, Connor, Allen Waters, Hawlins, Watson, Misses Manson, Thelma Francey, Thelma Strike, E. and M. Francey, Graham, K. Radford, G. M. Peters, L. M'Millan, Cowan, M'Kenzie, Prestman, Thomason, Graham, Mills, and J. Clifford.

FLORIN GARDEN PARTY. (1930, July 26). The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), p. 25. Trove