On this day in Yorkshire 1938

Skin and Skeleton of Rare Gorilla in Leeds

The skin of Mok, the London Zoo’s male gorilla, who died on January 14 has been stuffed and together with the skeleton, has arrived for exhibition at the Leeds Museum.

Members of the committee examined the specimens at their monthly meeting yesterday and expressed satifaction with the work that has been done.

York’s Population Now Over 100,000

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The annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for York, Dr. P.R. McNaught issued today states that by the inclusion of parts of Middlethorpe, Bishopthorpe, Dringhouses and Acomb and Knapton, the population of the city has been raised during the past year from 89,680 to 100,090.

New Bus Station in Leeds

Leeds Markets Committee met yesterday under the chairmanship of Alderman H. Scholefield and made arrangements for the official opening of the new bus station in Eastgate on August 31.

The Lord Mayor (Alderman J. Badlay) is to perform the opening ceremony to which members of the City COuncil and representatives of the transport industry are to be invited.

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