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Children's Hour


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Babbity Bowster's Bairnies
with R. Gordon McCallum and Willie Joss (songs and jokes)
Jean Milligan and Eric Stapleton (Four hands and two pianos)
Young artists: Sheila Greenhorn (singer) and Paul Cunningham (whistler)
Tony Wood (accordion)
Harry Carmichael's Rhythm Quartet play popular choruses and dance tunes
Howard M. Lockhart as Babbity Bowster, M.C.

In the interval, Moultrie R. Kelsall reads a story, 'The Boy's Game,' by Ida Rowe
(Tony Wood is appeared at the Theatre, Paisley)


Performer: R. Gordon McCallum
Performer: Willie Joss
Pianist: Jean Milligan
Pianist: Eric Stapleton
Singer: Sheila Greenhorn
Whistler: Paul Cunningham
Accordionist: Tony Wood
Babbity Bowster, M.C.: Howard M. Lockhart
Author (The Boy's Game): Ida Rowe
Reader: Moultrie R. Kelsall

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