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For the Younger Ones
' More Tales of Pebblings Village ' by Modwena Sedgwick , told by David. 2—' Plimsoll Otter Becomes a Detective '
For Older Children
' Ensign Gaff '
A serial play in six parts adapted by Violet M. Methley from her book ' Lydia Gaff '
2—' The Cry from the Forest'
Production by Josephine Plummer
Flan Calloway and myself, Jemima Boone, have told how Ensign Mies Lydia
Gaff came to Kentucky to claim that Parcel of Land granted ro her and ooher British officers. My father, Daniel Boone, with. Flan and the other Boonesborough men. was away hunting when Ensign Gaff and I met in the forest. Lucky for me— since Lydia saved my life by killing a bear; and back we went to Boonesborouglh, with the bear's cub and Kiween, a little Shawnee Indian I'd found lost in the forest. Two weeks after Lydia joined us came a day nobody in our settlement at Boonesborough will ever forget....'
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. Austen Williams


Unknown: Modwena Sedgwick
Adapted By: Violet M. Methley
Unknown: Lydia Gaff
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams
Ensign Lydia Gaff: Patricia Hayes
Daniel Boone: MacDonald Parke
Mrs Boone, his wife: Gwen Day Burroughs
Their children :Jemima: Molly Weir
Their children :Becky: Frances Cuka
Their children :Daniel Morgan: Glyn Dearman
Granny Perry: Mary O'Farrell
Betsey Calloway: Valerie Berwick
Flanders Calloway: Keith Lloyd
Colonel Calloway, their father: Frank Atkinson

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