PEOPLE in this country are getting increasingly interested in conditions of life in Canada, where so many of them have now got relations and friends. Mrs. Parley is a Member of the Legislative Assembly. and of the Government of Alberta. As one of the best-known women in the public life of the Dominions, she is well qualified to discuss the subject of this afternoon's talk.
' Round the World in Forty
A convincing demonstration of the fact that
* When it's night-time in Italy,
Jt's Wednesday over here.'
The striking phenomenon will be made clear by the kind co-operation of 0. Poldiddle, Esq., who has consented to put at our disposal once more his Marvellous Universal Wireless Receiver.
ON Thursday this week tho British Red Cross
Society will hold its first flag day since 1918. The reason for this is that the great work done by the Society during the war is now being approached in scale by its efforts to cope with the new dangers ' of the road. Both the Red Cross Society and the Order of St. John of Jerusalem have organized special patrols and first-aid posts at various danger points on the great highways, and many besides motorists, will bo interested to hear further details of their campaign against a peril that assumes greater dimensions as traffic grows.
CURRENCY is as intricate a subject as any in the realm of modern finance, and as important as any if one really wants to understand international finances. Mr. Ross will explain the elements of the subject in this evening's talk.
The autumn season of talks starts next week, and the programme is more varied and promising than it has ever yet been. In this evening's broadcast Mr. Stobart, the B.B.C.'s Director of Education, will introduce the new programme, which includes amongst its talkers such distinguished names as those of Lord Melchett, Sir Herbert Samuel , Sir Nigel Playfair, Mr. S.K. Ratcliffe, Mr. Ernest Newman, Mr. Basil Dean, and Miss Victoria Sackville-West; whilst the subjects vary from talks on "Tendencies in Industry Today" to the broadcasting of a serialized detective story by Mr. and Mrs. G.D.H. Cole.
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