THE famous story of Dick Whittington is ridiculed by the historians, but many of the Lord Mayors of London had careers nearly as romantic, especially in the early days. In this afternoon's talk Miss Rhoda Power will tell the story of Edward Osborne , the apprentice who saved his master's daughter from the Thames, married her, and became Lord Mayor. Incidentally, she will describe London in Tudor times.
-IV, Merlin and Nimue '
MERLIN was the wise man of Arthur's court; he told the future, he gave wise counsel to the king; in every way he was the directing force of Arthur's reign. But, like the wisest of men, he lost his wisdom when he most needed it, and through the malice of a woman ho disappeared from the world of men ; nor, however bitterly Arthur needed him, was ho over seen on earth again.
A GENERATION or two A ago almost everything that we now buy in tins or packets was made at homo. Maybe it took longer, and maybe it even cost more ; but some of us will never quite recapture the flavour of home-made jams and sweets, even in the most elegant and expensive confections that the shops sell. This afternoon Mrs. Heat will give some practical advice to those housewives who want to emulate their grandmothers and boil their own sweets at home.
' Tho Savoury Seal,' Nick Spence ,' and other whimsical songs by JOHN BUCKLEY
Piano Solos by CECIL DIXON
The Story of 'The Old Queen' (a Whimsical
Story by Richard Hughes )
' Odds and Ends in Stamps' ( W. II. Wosencroft)
Dr. S. K. DATTA : An Indian Impression
TTARIOUS European visitors have now, in this
' series, given us their impressions of England and the English. Tonight we are to hear the opinions of an observer from the Far East; the civilization of London and Manchester and the Black Country criticized by a native of the country of Hindu shrines and Buddhist temples, of the philosophy of Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore. Dr. Datta is not dependent on a few weeks' visit for his impressions of Great Britain ; he spent five years at Edinburgh University, and has been here several times since. In his own country he has had a distinguished career as a social and educational worker. Ho has been a member of the Legislative Assembly, and he is the author of several important books, and National General Secretary of the Indian Y.M.C.A.
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