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FOR THE CHILDREN

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' Two Brave Indians '
From ' Yams on Fighters of India's Foes' by Basil Mathews , read by Carleton Hobbs
Listeners may remember Carleton Hobbs 's reading of Basil Mathews s short account of the life and adventures of John Williams under the title of ' If Only I had a Ship '. Today he will read about two remarkable but little-known converts to Christianity.
Jesumani was dedicated to the devil-priestess of an Indian village when she was discovered by an Englishwoman and her brother. She who once was the ' voice' of the Cholera Goddess is today a living witness to the Spirit. ' Mr. Stand-fast ', of Kashmir, a Moslem boy who lived up to the motto ' In all things be men ', is the hero of this second selected story.

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Unknown: Basil Mathews
Read By: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Basil Mathews
Unknown: John Williams

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