: 'The Circus,' during which ' Professor' Gordon Bryan displays his Marvellous Musical Menagerie; ' The Odd Spot' from Hugh Chesterman's Literary Jungle is introduced; Ringmaster L.G.M., of the Daily Mail, cracks his whipard jests.
A TEAM of English women hockey players is to tour Australia this year, and Miss Thompson will discuss their chances and the outlook for English women's hockey generally. As President of the All-England Women's Hockey Association, which selected the team, she ought to know.
Sung by ROGER CLAYSON
Songs from Goethe :
Spottlied (Ironical Song) from ' Wilhelm Meister *
Coptisches Liod-I (Won. derworker's Song)
Anakreon's Grab (Anacreon's Grave)
Gleichund Gleich (Affinity) Frühlings ubera Jahr
THE first song is a jestingly philosophical reflection on the fortunes of two people. One has power and position ; the other has merely had Nature for teacher : though poor, he had a light heart.
The first of the two songs named after the Kophta or Egyptian wonder-worker, sums up much wisdom from many sources in declaring that it is foolish to wait on fools for improvement.
Anacreon's Grave. This is a meditation over the grave of the poet, Anacreon.
The Flower Greeting is a tiny song of one bringing a bunch of flowers, with a thousand greetings.
Affinity calls up a picture of an early flower visited by a bee. ' They surely must have been meant for each other,' is the reflection.
Spring depicts the awakening of the garden, with its lovely colours and its renewed life.
BESIDES being a distinguished educationist-she retired from the important position of Headmistress of Manchester High School for Girls in 1924, and is a past-President of the Association of Headmistresses-Miss Burstall is a member of the Advisory Committee on Native Education in British Tropical Africa.
MR. SIDNEY DARK , the brilliant journalist who is now Editor of the Church Times, recently went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. find not only visited all the sacred places in Judiea and Galilee, but had special opportunities for meeting various picturesque ecclesiastics and of obtaining exceptional knowledge of the country and its problems.
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