A Croquet Musicale at the Bank
Devised by Helen Drever
Also taking part : Nan Davidson and J. D . Young
Produced by Howard M. Lockhart
Dr McWilliam, the schoolmaster:
Mr Willox, the banker:
Ruby Smart, their daughter:
Jack Smart, her husband:
by Pipe-Major William Ross
Pipe-Major William Ross could scarcely have avoided becoming probably the most admired and respected piper in Scotland. He was born in Glen Strathfarrar , Inverness-shire, in 1879, and when his father was not teaching him how to play, his mother acted as tutor, for she was as successful an exponent of the instrument as her husband. At seventeen Ross enlisted in the Scots Guards and took part in the South African War. In the Great War Pipe-Major Ross served his battalion from the beginning until June, 1918, when he was invalided out of the service. Now he is instructor at the Edinburgh Castle School for Army Pipers.
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