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FAIRNEY (Mezzo-Soprano);
JAMES HICKEY (Baritone); 'KEL KEECH and ORD HAMILTON (in harmonized syncopation)

: Miss ANN SPICE, A Bookshelf of Old Favourites : "The Cloister and the Hearth" '

THESE talks will deal with some of the real old favourites—the books that form the backbone of every village library of the old-fashioned kind-starting with Charles Reade 's famous historical novel, ' The Cloister and the Hearth.' ,


Folk Songs by Dorothy Hogben and Arthur Jay. ' The Serpent's Tooth ’— another ‘Foozle’ School Story (Gunby Hadath). ‘ Calais Gate ’—and what the ‘seeing eye! finds there, a simple Talk by C. W. H. Johnson (Lecturer ut the National Gallery)

: Capt. Maurice Ainslie, 'Stars of October'

In this series of talks Captain Ainslie will, at the end of each month, explain the positions of the stars for next month. Listeners to this talk will be well advised to use the stellar chart printed on this page, which applies equally to Oct. 1 at 10 p.m. Greenwich time, Oct. 15 at 9 p.m., Nov. 1 at 8 p.m., Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. and 60 on, allowing an hour earlier for every fifteen days. The chart should be held so that the point of the horizon that one is facing comes at the bottom ; the stars that one sees from horizon to zenith will then be seen on the map between the bottom and the centre.

: Mr. HIRAM P. BAILEY, The Passing of the Glenurd'

LIKE so many of the old sailing ships, the barque Glenard recently made the last sad voyago to the shipbreaker's yard. Mr. Hiram P. Bailey , well known to listencrs for his stories of the sea, was in charge of her, and in this talk he will tell how he handled her, in heavy seas, with a skeleton crew.
7.0 (Daventry only) Mr. WALTER
WARD, ‘ The Post-War Brotherhood ' THE Post-War Brotherhood, which was founded at Portsmouth in 1022, is a most- interesting layiman's movement for comradeship, fellowship, and individual and communal service. It is entirely non-party and unseetarian. Its great feature is the Sunday afternoon meeting, at which speakers of the front rant in every department of social activity address its members and answer their questions, the series of meetings thus covering every aspect of life as we live it today. Mr. Ward, the founder of the movement, will explain its aims and ideals.


E. T. Cook
Relayed from Southwark Cathedral

: Prof.H.H.SWINNERTON, 'An Evolutionist among the Rocks and Fossils '—I

WHEN evolution is being discussed, the geologist is sure to be called in at a very early stage. The story of the earth is written in the strata of the rocks for the trained eye to read it, and there is no more fascinating story in the world. Professor Swinnerton is now primarily a geologist-he holds the Chair of Geology and Geography at Nottingham University-but he is also a distinguished palaeontologist, and in this series of talks he will deal with the fossils found in the rocks, and the record of life that they contain, as wt:ll as with the rocks themselves.


JOHN THORN (Baritone)
7.45 (Daventry only) LORD ENGIN'S ADDRESS to the LIBRARIANS’ CONFERENCE. S.B. from Edinburgh 8.0-8-30 (Daventry only) Mr. J. E. WILKINSON,
‘Literature ’ — I. S.B. from Leeds
8.20 Miss PATRICIA Wood , reading Poems by Shakespeare, Tennyson, and Thackeray

THE OCTET Overture to ' II Guaraney - Gomez
Entr'acte, â?? Legend ' - Wieniawski
An Old Minuet, ' Grandmother's Tea Caddy - Kenneth A. Wright
8.0 JOHN THORNE Four Old English Love Songs : If she forsake me - PhilipRossiter, arr. Keel
0 come, 0 come, my dearest - Arnt
Good night, dear (Old Lute Melody) - arr. Bunten
Pack, clouds, away. - Handel, arr. Coktnan
8.10 THE OCTET Violin Solo, â??Spanish Dance - Sarasate
Excerpts from ' Callirhoe ' Suite - .Chaminade
Prize Song from ' The Mastersingers â?? - Wagner
8.30 THE OCTET Idyl, 'By the Seaside' - Dunkler
Romance, 'Sunset on the Veldt' - Hubert Bath
8.40 JOHN THORNE Negro Spirituals By an' by ; Steal away - arr. Burleigh
On Eastnor Knoll - Ked
Down by the Sally Gardens - Martin Shaw
The Little Seamstress - Menges
Buckland Bells - Menges
8.50 THE OCTET Selection from ' Madamo Butterflyâ?? * - Puccini


A. C. ASTOR (The Globe-Trotting Ventriloquist); ETHEL HOOK (Contralto); CLAPHAM and DWYER (Entertainers); SOUTHERN SEREN ADERS
(in Harmony)



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