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THE FIRST OFFICIAL AERIAL POST IN SOUTH AFRICA: AN AEROPLANE ARRIVING AT GREENPOINT FROM WYNBERG.
iii THE MENACE OF A COAL STRIKE: REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MINERS’ FEDERATION LEAVING THE PREMIER’S HOUSE IN DOWNING STREET.
A ROYAL VISIT TO AUSTRALIA HOUSE: (FROM RIGHT TO LEFT) THE QUEEN. MR. ANDREW FISHER (HIGH COMMISSIONER), AND PRINCESS MARY.
The first official aerial post in South Africa was inaugurated recently by Liut. Gearing, who brought mails in an aeroplane from Wynberg to Greenpoint. The left-hand photo- graph shows the machine in the air just before landing outside the Post Office at Green- point.- The Executive of the Miners’ Federation, including the President, Mr. Robert Smillie, called on Mr. Lloyd George at No. so, Downing Street, on Februar 2o, to discuss the critical situation arising from the threat ps a coal strike on March I5, in favour of
S -r AFTER DELIVERING MAILS AT GREENPOINT: LIEUT. GEARING’S MACHINE LEAVING THE GROUND TO RETURN TO WYNBERG.
I! AFTER SEEING MR LLOYD GEORGE: (L. TO R) MR. FRANK HODGES (MINERS’ FEDERATION SECRETARY), MR. ROBERT SMILLIE (PRESIDENT).
THE BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP: THE HOLDER, MELBOURNE INMAN (RIGHT), AND T. NEWMAN (IN PLAY) DURING THEIR RECENT MATCH.
which miners had voted with an overwhelming majority. The Premier promised’a Royal Commission, and the Bill appointing it was introduced in the Commons on February 24.– On February as the Queen and Princess Mary paid a visit of inspection to Australia House. where they were received by the Right Hon. Andrew Fisher, High Csmmissioner for Australia, and Mrs. Fsher.–In the first round of the Professional Billiards Championship, the holder, . msan, beat T. Newman by 86z points, at Thurston’s Rooms in Leicester Square.