THIS afternoon's programme is one of the series of National Programmes arranged through the International Society of Radiophony, whoso headquarters are at Geneva. This afternoon most of the broadcasting stations in Europe will give programmes in honour of Sweden.
The British programme, which has the advantage of being introduced by H.E. the Swedish Minister, Baron Palrnstiema, consists largely of orchestral music and songs, but other points of interest to British listeners are not ignored, though it is impossible in a programme of this length and character to treat them as adequately as they deserve.
Sir Henry Penson , the Chairman of the Anglo-
Swedish Society in London, whose acquaintance with Sweden during the last thirty years is probably more intimate than that of any other Englishman, will talk about some of his most vivid impressions of the countryside and of the people. Swedish literature will be represented by a reading of a short story of Verner von
Heidenstam (a winner of the coveted Nobel Prize), and of an excerpt from Ms famous book ' The Charles Men.'
It is hoped that listeners will get from this programme some definite impressions, mental, and perhaps visual, too, of Sweden and its artistic importance in the twentieth century.
A VOCAL RECITAL by RUZENA HERLINGER (Soprano)
' The Wisdom of Prudence'
Nehemiah vi, verses 1-13
Dr. JOHN R.MOTT , ' East and West in Conference at Jerusalem
ON March 24, there will assemble at Jerusalem a a World Missionary Conference, which can fairly be called a' League of Nations Assembly of the missionary world. There delegates from East and West, including leading Christians from the young Churches of India, China and Japan-such men as Bishop Azariah and Mr. T Z. Koo - will meet to discuss racial, industrial, educational, and other problems from the Christian point of view. Dr. John R.Mott , who gives the talk tins afternoon, and who will be chairman of the Con-has for over a generation inspired student and other movements in all parts of the world ; and, despite offers of diplomatic posts by several different American Presidents, he has preferred to devote himself entirely to international Christian work. He was chairman of the great Missionary Conference at Edinburgh in 1910.
Order of Service :
Hymn, ' Ye Watchers and ye Holy
Ones' (E. H., 519, omit. v. 2)
Confession and Thanksgivings
I'salm No. 65
Hymn ' My God, my Father, make me strong '
(St... Martin's H. B., 299)
(The words of this Hymn, No. 299 in the bt.
Martin's Hymn Book, were printed in full in our issue of January 6.)
Address by the Rev. Dr. DONALD FRASER
Hymn, 'Glory to thee, my God, this night'
(E. H., 267)
ONE of the founders of the Student Christian
U Movement, and an ex-Moderator of the United Free Church of Scotland, Dr. Donald Fraser spent thirty years as a missionary m
Nyasaland, and he carried through the Scottish
Churches Missionary Campaign in 1921-23. He is the author of several books, including ' African Idylls' and ' The Autobiography of an African.'
7.50 LINCOLN CATHEDRAL
Organ Voluntaries by Dr. G. J. BENNETT
8.0 THE SERVICE
With special Address to Rotarians by the Bishop
Relayed from Nottingham
Order of Service :
Hymn, 'Ye Holy Angels bright' (E.H., 517) The Lord's Prayer Psalm No. 46
Lesson (Read by the DEAN op LINCOLN) Magnificat (Stanford in C) Collects Address by the LORD Bishop OF LINCOLN
Hymn, ' Jesu, Lover of my soul' (E.H., 414) Blessing THE Rotary motto is Service above Self,' and Lincoln Rotarians try to carry it out by doing welfare work for poor boys and crippled children, by visiting prisons, helping the blind, the deaf and the dumb, and so on. The Bishop of Lincoln, who gives the address in tonight's service, is himself a member of the Lincoln Rotary Club.
Appeal on behalf of the National Police
Court Mission of the C.E.T.S., by the Bishop OF LONDON
EVERYONE who has studied social questions knows that the Probation of Offenders Act has done more than anything else to prevent the manufacture of criminals; and the work of the National Police Court Mission is incontestably one of the chief causes that brought the Act into existence. Started by the Church of England Temperance Society, in 1876, the Mission now keeps 189 officers-all Probation Officers under the Act-working in more than 400 Courts. The good they do is incalculable, and thousands of first offenders are restored to their friends, provided with employment and visited in their homes. In a very large proportion of cases the work of the officers ensures that one lapse shall not involve prison and a career of crime.
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HOWARD JONES (Pianoforte)
VIENNA STRING Quartet
RUDOLF KOLISCH (1st Violin); FELIX KHUNER
(2nd Violin); EUGEN LEHNER (Viola) ;
BEMAR HEIFETZ ('Cello)