IX this, the second of her series of talks on Health and Commonsense, Professor Cnllia continues her last week's subject. Besides being Professor of Physiology in the University of London, she is very prominent in various women's movements, such as the Federation of University Women, of which, she is President of the British branch and Vice-President of the International organization.
by SOUTHEND SCHOOL CHILDREN to aid of tho New General Hospital Fund
Conducted by Mr. FREDERICK MELLISH
Tho Kursaal, Southend-on-Sea
The following songs will be sung:-
Tipperary; John Peel ; Clementine ;
John Brown 's Body ; and Land of Hope and Glory
AMONGST the most important and influential bodies that owe their existence to the League of Nations is the International Labour Organization, where representatives of the employers, the workers and the Governments of all the nations that belong to the League meet in conference. ' The subjects that they discuss range from legislation to protect workers against occupational diseases
(such as white lead poisoning), and vexatious international problems like that of quarantine, to such critical topics as those of the hours of labour in the great industries, the railways and the mines.
Mr. Rhys Davies , who will speak of this year's conference of the International Labour Organization, has been a Labour Member of Parliament for the last six years. He . began life as a farm servant and, later, a coal miner, and is now Secretary to the National Union of Distributive and Allied Workers' Approved Society. In the Labour Government he was Undersecretary to the Home Office.
IN this series of talks, Professor Weiss is treating of plants not as individuals, but as members of communities, adapting themselves to the conditions of life imposed on them by the rest. Last week he talked of plant communities in the woodlands ; today, in his second talk, he will deal with the plants of the meadows, their mutual rivalries and the devices that they adopt in order to survive.
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