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: Children of the "Mayflower"

An Independence Day Programme.
The Station Orchestra
Conductor, Warwick Braithwaite

Contributors

Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

: Abraham Lincoln

A Scene from A Play by John Drinkwater.
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln, Mrs. Lincoln, Mr. Stone, Mr. Cuffney, William Tucker, Henry Mind, Elias Price, James Macintosh, Susan

In the first scene of this remarkable play, the author succeeds in re-creating the homely atmosphere in which Lincoln was persuaded to become the Republican Candidate for the Office of President of the United States. This was at a time when the Republic was in danger of being torn asunder by the abolition of slavery.
By the manner in which he accepts what is virtually the Presidency, Lincoln shows of what metal he is made.
Mind Picture: The parlour of Abraham Lincoln's house at Springfield, Illinois, early in 1860. Mr. Stone, a farmer, and Mr. Cuffney, a storekeeper, both men between fifty and sixty, are sitting before an early spring fire. It is dusk, but the curtains are not drawn. The men are smoking silently. Mr. Stone is the first to speak.

Contributors

Writer: John Drinkwater

: The Orchestra

"Star Spangled Banner" (National Song of the United States).
(With Orchestral Accompaniment).

: Shakespeare's Heroines

[Starring] Madge Titheradge as Katharine.
S.B. from London.

Contributors

Katharine: Madge Titheradge

: Evensong Service

Relayed from St. David's Church, Merthyr Tydfil.
Hymn (A. and M., No. 166).
Psalms 27 and 29.
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Stanford in B Flat)
Prayer
Hymn (A. and M., No. 218).
Sermon by the Rev. Richards Pugh, Rector of Merthyr.
Hymn (A. and M., No. 437).
(to 19.30)

Contributors

Sermon: The Rev. J. Richards Pugh

: Bach Programme

Relayed from St. David's, Merthyr Tydfil.

W. T. Lewis (Tenor)
"Lord to Us Thyself be Showing".

Morfydd Morgan (Alto Solo)
"To Living Waters".

Choir Boys
"My Heart Ever Faithful".

Cliff Jones (Baritone)
"O Lord, My Darkened Heart Enlighten".

The Church Choir with W. T. Lewis, Morfydd Morgan and Cliff Jones.
Church Cantata, "God's Time is the Best".

Contributors

Tenor: W. T. Lewis
Alto solo: Morfydd Morgan
Baritone: Cliff Jones

: The Week's Good Cause: Appeal for St. Mary's Hospital

by Lady Bertha Dawkins, Lady-in-Waiting to H.M. the Queen.
S.B. from London.

Contributors

Speaker: Bertha Dawkins

: Albert Sandler and the Grand Hotel Eastbourne Orchestra

S.B. from London.

Contributors

Musicians: Albert Sandler and the Grand Hotel Eastbourne Orchestra








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