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Summary: Second part of newsreel, comprising three items.
Description: "USA Excursion Steamer Disaster" (208-2) "Rescuers working on the «Eastland» which capsized in the Chicago River", with the loss of over one thousand lives.
"Training mules for the Army" (208-2) "Mr F Ginnett shows how a mule can be broke of all his natural vices and be made suitable for use in the Army". Recalcitrant mules attached to carriage are persuaded to move; another throws its rider.
"Red Cross Sports" (208-2) "Expert swimmers entertain wounded soldiers at Molesey, with a fine demonstration of high diving. Elegantly attired ladies watch male swimmers dive into the River Thames.