CLARKE: ' Food Values in Cooking-1, What is meant by Food and its Functions'
THE science of the home is being much studied nowadays, and there has been a general welcome for such series of talks as those by Professor Mottram and Professor Winifred Cullis on fresh air and food. Today Miss Clarke, the Principal of the National Training School of Cookery, starts a new series on food values in cooking, in which she will explain all about dietetics and digestion, proteins and vitamins, the theories of vegetarians and fruitarians, and how the weekly menu may best be composed.
: ' In the Days of Old Noll'
In which, with the aid of a certain magical contrivance, we shall catch a glimpse of the struggle between Cavaliers and Roundheads.
Among those taking part in this programme will be PATRICIA HAYES , ROBERT SPEAiGHTand
THE CHAPLIN Trio
TlETWEEN crises, when public attention is not
D concentrated upon the League of Nations, it is continuously at work in many non-political ways. One of the most interesting branches of its activity is that concerned with international health, which Sir George Buchanan will describe in this evening's talk. He is now Senior Medical Officer at the Ministry of Health, and represents the British Government on the League of Nations Health Committee, and in 1919 he was a member of the Red Cross Poland Typhus Commission, so he has had wide and varied experience of international work in this field.
BACH'S SONATAS for FLUTE AND PIANOFORTE
Played by JOSEPH SLATER (Flute) and GORDON BRYAN (Pianoforte)
Third Sonata, in A
THE First Movement of this work is incomplete, and the printed copy begins with the Second
Movement, in A Minor, the slow, sweetly meditative theme of which so well suits the character of the Flute. In their simple eloquence these brief pages are sure to appeal strongly to everyone who appreciates beautiful, expressive music.
The final Movement breaks forth in the major key with a quietly determined keyboard theme. This the Flute soon takes over, and it is later heard in combination with other themes.
(' La Fanciulla del West
An Opera in Three Acts (from the Drama by DAVID BELASCO)
Italian Libretto by GUELFO CIVININI and CARLO
English Version by R. H. ELKIN
Music by PUCCINI
(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY )
Conducted by PERCY PITT
(For story of the Opera, etc., see page 431)
Choosing the Candidates for the United States Presidency
ENGLISH readers, trying to follow the newspaper accounts of the first stages in the United States Presidential Election, which now form so large a part of the American news, must often have found themselves rather at sea amongst the primaries and conventions and split votes and Dry blocks with which the path to the White House is beset. An American President is elected from amongst (or between) the candidates of the great parties, who are themselves elected by a complicated process, all of which Mr. Ratcliffe will expound in his talk tonight. One of the most popular of the band of English lecturers who tour the lunch-clubs and.uplift societies of the States, he is completely familiar with every aspect of the American scene.
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