THIS afternoon Miss Margaret Green begins a new series of talks on such questions as food and drink, fresh air and sunlight, clothing, exorcise, and rest. She speaks from great practical experience, as, in addition to being a lecturer on health, maternity, and child welfare, she is a State-registered nurse, a midwife, and a health visitor.
NATIVE labour is a subject of the keenest interest to every citizen of a. Colonial power who wants to be sure that his country's record of dealings with the more backward peoples of the globe is kept clean. Most of us can remember various historic exposures of forced labour systems, and realize how much the League of Nations can do in the way of supervising the conditions of native labour in odd corners of the world. Mr. Grimshaw, is the native labour expert of the International Labour Office, and he probably knows more about the subject than any other man alivo.
PRACTICAL sociology has never had two more expert exponents than Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Webb. They are admittedly unrivalled in the handling of the complicated masses of facts— and, still more intricate, documents in which facts may or may not lie concealed-which are the raw material of social, political, and economic history and theory. In the serios of four talks, of which this evening's is the first, Mrs. Webb will explain by what methods it is possible to arrive at new truth.
THREE years have passed sinco, in Act L
Pinkerton, the American naval officer, has loft little Madame Butterfly,' with whom he had contracted a ' 'Japanese marriage.' She still believes in him and waits happily for his return. Sharpless, the United States Consul, tries to persuade her that she has been deserted and must marry again, but she will have none of this. At the end of the scene, Pinkerton's ship arrives in the harbour, and Butterfly stands waiting at the window all night, listening for his footsteps.
A Play for the Microphone by TYRONE GUTHRIE
Incidental Music by OWEN MASE
The following are the chief persons whose voices you will hear :— Henry Wilson
John (his father.) Rose (his mother) Mary (his aunt), Ivy (his wife)
There are new features about this play. It is written in six scenes and five interludes without narration or any break between. At the end of each episode there will be one stroke on a bell, then the scream of a syren, suggesting a rush through time and space.
The Scenes and Interludes are in the following order:—
Interludes III and IV
Scenes IV and V
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