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THE South Sea Islands have been the scene of many a novel of adventure, but here-, once again, truth is stranger than most fiction, and the trader can tell better stories from his own
* experience than the novelist can devise from his imagination. Mr. Collinson has lived as a trader in the Solomon Islands, and his book, Life and Laughter 'Midst the Cannibals,' and his reputation cs a lectuier, are evidence that he knows how to tell his stories well.
(Picture on page 422.)

IN to-day's talk Professor Elliot Smith continues his discussion of the marvellous mechanism, involving supreme efficiency of the labyrinth and the brain, by which vertebrates can perform the most complicated acrobatic feats automatically, whilst their attention is free to modify their movements consciously. A simple example is to be found in the eyes of the dog-fish, which maintain their horizontal position automatically when its head is moved, as is shown in the illustration on this page.

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Elliot Smith

An Operetta in Three Acts
Book and Lyrics by HARRY B. SMITH and ROBERT B. SMITH
Music by CHARLES CUVILLIER
The characters appear in the following order:
Cornelius Cleveden (an American Multi-Millionaire)
Leonie Forde (Georgine's Friend)
Elliston Deyn (Cleveden's Nephew)
Prosper Woodhouse (an American Friend of Andre)
Norman J. Calmain (a Friend of Everybody)
Maximilian (a Waiter)
Hon. Andre D'Aubigny (a young Englishman 'seeing U.S.A.')
Carabana (Conductor of Spanish Gipsy Orchestra)
Georgine (Col. Cleveden's daughter)
The Baroness de Villiers (Social' Companion to Georgine)
Parker (one of Cleveden's Butlers)
Dominoes, Maskers, Dancers, Guests
ACT I A Lounge at the Pavilion de Danse in the Breakers Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida, during a Masquerade Ball.
ACT II. The Roman Pergola in the garden of Colonel Cleveden's Villa at Palm Beach.
ACT. Ill Court of the Palms during High Carnival.
JAMIESON DODDS and CLARA BUTTERWORTH will take their original parts of the Hon. Andre D'Aubigny and Georgine respectively.

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry B. Smith
Unknown:
Robert B. Smith
Music By:
Charles Cuvillier
Unknown:
Cornelius Cleveden
Unknown:
Leonie Forde
Unknown:
Norman J. Calmain
Unknown:
Andre D'Aubigny
Unknown:
Jamieson Dodds
Unknown:
Andre D'Aubigny

THIS interesting talk, which has been arranged with the approval of the Worcester County Association, is, it is hoped, the forerunner of a . series in which the rich dialects of rural England will be illustrated by those who really talk them. In ' Mr. Garge,' who is a Worcestershire gardener, listeners will for the first time hear a genuine son of the soil at the microphone. The plan is for Mr. E. Le Breton Martin , who is himself a Worcestershire man, to give a short talk on the history and present character of the country, and Mr. Garge will then give a free translation into the vernacular of the same thing. Quite apart from the genuine ethnological and philological value of such a demonstration, it should be extremely interesting to the ordinary man who wants to know a little more of how the other half lives.'

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr. E. Le Breton Martin

VIOLET GORDON WOODHOUSE (Harpsichord) THE MUSIC SOCIETY STRING QUARTET :
ANDRE MANGEOT ; BORIS PECKER ;
FRANCK HOWARD ; HERBERT WITHERS
' THE DEATH OF TINTAGILES '
A Play by MAURICE MAETERLINCK , in Five Short
Acts
Characters :
Act I. On the top of a hill overlooking a castle. ACT II. A room in the castle, in which Aglovale and Ygraine are seated.
ACT III. The same room.
ACT IV. A corridor in front of the room in which the last Act took place;
ACT V. Before a great iron door in a gloomy vault.
Produced by LEWIS CASSON
(Leader. BORIS PECKER )

Contributors

Harpsichord:
Violet Gordon Woodhouse
Unknown:
Andre Mangeot
Unknown:
Boris Pecker
Unknown:
Franck Howard
Unknown:
Herbert Withers
Play By:
Maurice Maeterlinck
Produced By:
Lewis Casson
Leader:
Boris Pecker
Tintagiles:
Brian Glennie
Ygraine (Sisters of Tintagiles):
Beatrice Wilson
Bellangere (Sisters of Tintagiles):
Iris Baker
Aglovale:
H Hesslegrave
First Servant:
Leonard Shepherd
Second Servant:
Andrew Churchman
Third Servant:
Frank Adalr

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