From page 33 of ' When Two or Three
' Forty Years Ago in Burma'
Mrs. A. G. PEARS
Mrs. Pears has been a traveller all her life. Her first journey was at the age of four, when she went to Halifax,
Nova Scotia , with her father, Lieut.-
General R. G. A. Luard who was Colonel of the Cinque Port Vo unteers. When she was ten her father was appointed General Commanding the Militia in Canada, and she spent the next four and a half years in Ottawa.
In 1893 she went out to Bombay where she was married to Arthur Grant
Pears, a civil engineer doing surveying work in Burma. They were in Mandalav for five months and then went up to the Shan Hills-thè scene of her
'housekeeping in adventure , which she is to describe today. Her husband's work has taken her to many parts of the world-Nyasaland, India, Brazil, the Argentine; and across the Andes tc
Chile. She has crossed the Atlantic eight times and has been sixteen times through the Suez Canal.
Mrs. A. G.
General R. G. A.
Egon Petri (pianoforte) : Study in 1: (Paganini, arr. Liszt) ; Waltz in A flat
Op. 42 (Chopin); Dance of the Gnome! (Liszt)
Maria Olszewska (mezzo-soprano with George Reeves (pianoforte) Aufenthalt (Schubert) ; Widmung (Di meine Seele , Op. 25, No. i )(Schumann) Sapphische Ode (Brahms)
Egon Petri (pianoforte) : Die Forell,
(The Trout) (Schubert, arr. Liszt)
Auf dem Wasser zu singen.(To be sung 2 on the Water) (Schubert, arr. Liszt) ; Love's Message (Schubert, arr. Liszt)
' Monnaies, poids, et mesures d
E. M. STÉPHAN c
at the Organ of the Trocadero Cinema, t
Elephant and Castle
Leader, Daniel Melsa
Conductor, ERIC FOGG
Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy WARRACK
British History-4 ' Simon de Montfort '
Simon de Montfort , of French descent, s a hero of English history, and was lescribed by a contemporary as ' one of the wisest and stoutest warriors in England '. He issued the writ that irst summoned the merchant and the rader to sit beside knight, baron, and )ishop in the parliament of the realm. ['he England of his own day considered lim not so much a reformer of the ;overnment as achampion of righteous-less.
His contests with Henry III belong o history. In 1264 he took up arms md routed the king at Lewes, and for 1 year became virtually dictator of England, but he was then to be defeated md killed at Evesham by the king's son, :he future Edward I.
Living Things : Their Forms and Parts
4-How man wins food
A. D. PEACOCK, D.Sc., F.R.S.E., Professor of Natural History, University College, Dundee, in the University of St. Andrews
by EILEEN RALPH The stamping and challenging of Goliath; The terror and trembling of the Israelites, and their prayer to God for help; The courage and confidence of David, and his faith in God ; The contest between David and Goliath-David sends a stone from his sling into the forehead of Goliath, who falls and is slain; The flight of the Philistines, who are pursued and slain by the Israelites; The rejoicing of the Israelites over their victory; The praise of David, sung by the maidens in alternate choirs; The general joy, expressing itself in hearty dancing and leaping
Eileen Ralph was born in Perth, West Australia. She began her musical studies at an early age, and gained her Associated Board Scholarship at six- teen. At the Royal Academy of Music she won distinctions in piano, singing, and composition, including the Macfarren Gold Medal.
Miss Ralph gave her first recital at the Wigmore Hall in 1934. She has since broadcast several times and appeared at important concerts in the provinces.
Leader, BERTRAM LEWIS
Conductor, RICHARD AUSTIN
Solo pianoforte, BOROVSKY
Relayed from the Pavilion, Bournemouth
Directed by JOHN MAcARTHUR
including Weather Forecast and Bulletin tor Farmers
Early Lieder sung by JOHN ARMSTRONG (tenor)
Lieder und Romanzen, Op. 14
I. Vor dem Fenster (Volkslied) ; 2. Vom verwundeten Knaben (Volkslied); 3. Murray's Ermordung (from Herder's Stimmen der Volker); 4. Ein Sonett (Thirteenth Century) ; 5. Trennung (Volkslied) ; 6. Gang zur
Liebsten (Volkslied); 7. Standchen (Volkslied); 8. Sehnsucht (Volkslied)
' Three Meals a Day '
V. H. MOTTRAM and CECIL HIGHTON
J. A. SCOTT WATSON (Professor of Rural
Economy, University of Oxford)
J. A. Scott
Directed by HENRY HALL
H. E. PIGGOTT
Relayed from Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
JOSEPH SZIGETI (solo violin)
Leader, ARTHUR CATTERALL
Conductor, ADRIAN BOULT
Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping
Tickets can be obtained from The
British Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, W.1, Messrs. Chappell's Box Office, Queen's Hall, Langham Place, W.1, and usual agents. Prices 2s. to 10s. (including Entertainments Tax)
Relayed from the Dorchester Hotel