Foreign News: In Wembley Park

On St. George's Day, April 23, King George "will press the button that will light the lights, start the wheels and will declare open the gigantic hundred-million dollar advertisement of virtually everything the British Commonwealth produces for sale." In other words, the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley Park, six miles from Piccadilly Circus, under construction for two years, will have been officially opened to the public.

This Exhibition, which was described by the Prince of Wales, its President, as the "Empire shop window," covers a total area of 216 acres, and is said...

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