' Sign Posts,' a Story by Dorothy Willison
Syncopated Songs by DAPHNE HICKMAN (Soprano) Dance Music by PHILIP BROWN 'S DOMINOES
' Getting at the Root of Things-Making a Newspaper,' by Major Vernoh Brook
A Mystery of the Sea by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON and LLOYD OSBOURNE
Adapted for Broadcasting by MICHAEL TALBOT
Produced by PETER CRESWELL
IT is told of Mozart's two jolly quartets for pianoforte and three strings that they formed part of a contract with the publisher, Hoffmeister in Leipzig, but that after they were issued, the public complained that they were too difficult and refused to buy them. Mozart accordingly, with the good nature which was characteristic of him, released Hoffmeister from any obligations under the contract. If the story is true, the public has long ago changed its mind, and for generations both quartets have been favourites alike with players and listeners, this in G Minor specially so.
DRAKE, it is still commonly supposed, first introduced the potato into England, or was it John Hawkins ? Or was it the returned colonists whom Drake had sent to America ? And was it, indeed, not England at all but Ireland that first knew the joys of potato-eating ? These are dark mysteries, and perhaps Dr. Salaman this evening will elucidate them. For the potato has an ancient and worthy history, and one highly interesting to follow.
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