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Mirie it is
Cuckoo Song
Lydgate : Vox Ultima Crucis Carol: I sing of a maiden Adam lay i-bounden
About 20 lines of Piers Plowman
Thirty lines of Chaucer's Prologue to ' Canterbury Tales'
Chaucer: The love unfeigned;
Lament for Chaucer
THE series of readings from the Old Testament, in which so many of the finest passages from the greatest prose book in the English language have been recited week by week, has now closed.
It will be resumed in the autumn, and in the meantime its place will be taken on Sunday afternoons by a series of readings from those great works that can most truly be called the foundations of English poetry. The series will start today with the early period, including William Langland , the author of ' Piers Plowman,' and Geoffrey Chaucer , of the immortal ' Canterbury Tales.'

Dr. DUGALD CHRISTIE : ' Medical Work in Mukden'
S.B. from Edinburgh
T0 hold the Imperial Order of the Double
Dragon and the Order of the Precious Star is in itself an indication that the foreigner so honoured has done great service to the Chinese; but when one hears that Dr. Dugald Christie is the only British subject to whom, during his lifetime, a public memorial has ever been erected by the Chinese, one realizes that his work must have been of a truly exceptional character. In this afternoon's talk Dr. Christie, who was formerly Superintendent of the Mukden Medical Mission and Principal of Mukden Medical College, will recount some of the achievements of modern medical science in tho historic land of Manchuria.
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Conducted by the Very Rev. FATHER
Order of Service :
Hymn, The Royal Banners forward go ' (A. and M., 96)
Reading, St. Matthew, xxi Reading, St. John xix Prayer
Hymn, ' 0 Sacred Head ' (A. and M., Ill)
Address by the Very Rev. FATHER MARTINDALE Prayers
Hvmn, ' The Heavenly Word proceeding forth '
(A. and M., 311)
T ISTENERS to the Sunday services, who have heard Father Martindale's previous broadcasts, will agree that few preachers succeed more fully in face of the microphone. One of the most distinguished of English Jesuits, he will be remembered also as the introducer to this country of the work of the notable French preacher, Fr. Pierre Lhande.

Appeal on behalf of the Clinic for Rheumatic Diseases, by Sir Thomas HORDER.
RHEUMATISM is well known to be a widespread complaint, but probably few people realize that it costs the country two millions a year in sick Taenefit, and over three million weeks of work. At a recent meeting held under the auspices of the British Red Cross Society it was decided to start a campaign to establish special clinics for the treatment of rheumatism, the first in London, followed by others in the centres of other thickly populated areas. The cost of the first will be £40,000 ; when founded, it will be self-supporting, and E18,000 has already been received. It is for help towards raising the remaining £22,000 that Sir Thomas Horder is to appeal tonight.
Contributions should bo addressed to Sir
Arthur Stanley , Rheumatic Clinic Fund, [address removed].

The Band of H.M. Royal Air Force, conducted by Flight-Lieut J. Amers.
Doris Vane (Soprano) :
John Thorne (Baritone)

THE BAND Selection from ' Coppelia ' - Delibes
9.22 JOHN THORNE Johneen - Stanford
The Monkey's Carol - Stanford
Cuttin Rushes - Stanford
928 BAND Torchlight Dance, The Bride of Kashmir' (from Ballet Music, ' Feramors ') - Rubinstein
9.35 Doris Vane Evening Hymn - Purcell
There's not a swain on the plain - Purcell
9.42 BAND Incidental Music to the ' Merchant of Venice
Intermezzo ' Portia ' ; Doge's March - Rosse
Romance without words, Simple Avowal' - Thorne
9.52 JOHN THORNE Ochone, when I used to be young - Stanford
The Boat Song - Stanford
The bold, unbiddable child - Stanford
10.0 BAND Ballet Music from ' The Cid 'Castillane ; Andalouse ; Aragonaise ; Aubade ; Catalane; Madrilene ; Navorraise - Massenet
10.15 DORIS VANE Three Norwegian Songs Soft-footed snow ; My lover, he comes on the skee; The Tryst - Sigurd Lie
10.22 BAND Babillage' (Chit-chat) - Gillet
Good Night - Abt

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