The Times Dispatch from Richmond, Virginia on September 30, 1945 · 53
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The Times Dispatch from Richmond, Virginia · 53

Richmond, Virginia
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Sunday, September 30, 1945
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High Spots On Air Today 3 P M WRVA — Eileen Farrell la to be aoloiit with the Columbia Broadcasting Symphony fn the final concert of the current Sunday serif's under Bernard Herman's direction Mist Farrell will sirg excerpts from two of Wagner’s music dramas “Ditch Theure Halle" from “Tannhauser and the Ueb-stod from “Tristan and Isold" as well as his sorg “Traume” 5 P M WRVA -ratrice Mun-sel will do the coloratura showpiece “Vilanelle" (“TYie Swallow") by Eva Dell's Acqua on the Family Hour Featured with her on the program are Tenor Jack Smith Baritone Earl Wrlghtson and the A1 Goodman chorus and orchestra 5 P M—WRXL— Marshall Young will visit the Mary Small program to sing “I Don’t Want To lie Loved" and Mary's tunes in which she'll be accompanied by Ray Bloch’s Orchestra and Chorus will be “Gotta Be This Or That" and “Till the End of Time" 1 S P M WMBG — Jan Peerce Metropolitan Opera tenor will he guest soloist with Dr Frank Black and the NBC Symphony Orchestra presenting selections from Handel and HaJcvy works Featured orchestral number is Schubert's “Symphony N'o 2 in B Flat Major” I M WRNL-For its final broadcast before resuming its Radio Hall of Fame format next week the Summer Show has culled its entire list for the best-liked tunes played during the past season to be played and sung by I'aul Whiteman's Orchestra and Chorus Georgia Gibbs and the Merry Macs 6:30 P M WICNL— Met Tenor Donald Dame will sing "Beautiful Love” and his vocal partner Contralto Louise Carlyle will offer “Where or When” on the Sunday Evening Party Together they will offer a duet “When You're Away' Phil Davis's orchestra will play “Waltz in Swing Time" and "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" 7:30 P M WMBG— Cass Daley will have Artie Shaw and his band as guests on The Bandwagon A special arrangement of “I Want My Momma" will be the featured song by Cass who will be accompanied by an ensemble of Mexican musicians 8 P M WRNL— The Sunday Evening Hour will inaugurate its new series of broadcasting tonight The concerts will be heard each Sunday at this hour through next June Fritz Reiner Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conductor will be on the podium and Gladys Swarthout Mel Opera mezzo-soprano will be 1 lie soloist for the first concert The initial program dedicated to returning GI's will have Henry Ford If president of the Ford Motor Company as speaker at the intermission Morton Gould's “American Salute" hased on the familiar “When Johnny Comte Marching Home” will be the opening number 9:30 I M WMBG— Tenor Frank Parker substituting for Frank Munn will highlight two Jerome Kern melodies on the Album of Familiar Music They are “They Didn't Believe Hie” from “The Girl from Utah” and “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” from "Roberta” which he will sing in duet with Soprano Margaret Daunt His other selections include “Serenade in the Night” Dvorak’s “Songs My Mother Taught Me” and an English ballad “Lo and Behold" Coloratura Jean Dickenson will sing Bizet’s "Spanish Serenade” and Contralto Evelyn MacGregor will offer “Smiling Through' 9:30 P 31 WRVA— Tenor James Melton will usher in the Fall season of the Star Theater when he welcomes Annamary Dickey Metropolitan Opera soprano as a regular member of the program Alelton will sing “I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen' anil with the chorus "Oklahoma!” and the finale from “Martha” Miss Dickey will offer “April in Paris" and with Melton "The Touch of Your Hand” by Jerome Kern Ethel Smith will swing her way through “Toea Tu Samba” Dave Brockman will lead the orchestra in “Valse Bluette” by Drigo and introduce a new theme song he has composed for the program 10 P M WRNL — "The Guardsman” Ferenc Molnar's Theater Guild success will com- HANGER Artificial LIMBS have bees as a d e and wera fer ever SO year LIXR CATALOG FREC White Trusses Also Belts and Elastic Stockings Eiorrt Plltler Brrrire J E HANGER Inc or VIRGINIA SIS B Grace S-1T4S NEW TIME Station WRVA TONIGHT I AND EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT! aJ first1 ONTHE AIK FOR o' Today’s Radio Programs Time Is Eastern War Time prise the full-hour Theater Guild on the Air with its original stars Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontaine 10 P M W3IBG— Phil Spi-talny and the all-girl orchestra will serenade Autumn on the Hour of Charm broadcast The chorus and orchestra will open with a medley of college songs Jeannie soprano will sing “Autumn Serenade" by De Rose The orchestra will play Herbert’s “Indian Summer” “September in the Rain" by Warren will be interpreted by the choir Evelyn concert mistress and violinist will play “Shine On Harvest Moon” Ra bach’s “Trees” sung by Fran-cine contralto will follow The choir will conclude with the hymn "Day Is Dying in the West” WRVA 9 P M Storiei ni people from Reeder’s Digest —America's favorite magoslee PIISKNTID BY SOUPS 4)00000000000 o TONIGHT Jerry Colonna Interviews the owner of the o o World’s Shortest Railroad 12 ON £ "WE THE PEOPLE" 2 I o o o (orn o o o o WRVA 10:30 pmg ' o O Milo Boulton M C Q O Oscar Bradley’s Orch Q Qooooooooooo 0§0ff G00!?0©O©© f?©®0©0?7 CiMEDQ Ideal Xmas Gifts— lay Now asd Save! TENNIS RACKETS Cftccic isw from oar larfo ai-sorfmoaf of 25 OFF gogsfar frcesf $795 Rackets now $895 Rackets now — $595 $695 $750 $1000 Rackets now RACKET FRAMES Regalarly S9M S1054 11154 New S675 $785 $860 BOYS' BASEBALL GLOVES $175 f JlnS ooooooooooooooooooooooo o ALL RECORDS PLAYED on II 1450 Over STATION WLEE 7:00 to 9:00 A M Mon thru Sat Furnished by and available at 708 EAST BROAD STREET National TAeafar Building ooooooooooooooooooooooo WLEE WiR Make Debut On Air Tomorrow VTJLEE will make its bow before Richmond radio listeners tomorrow Officially broadcasting will get under way with the airing of the first program at 6 A M Formally the rew station will be introduced with a special program to be staged at the Mosque at 8:30 o'clock tomorrow’ night when local civic officials will speak and entertainment will be provided by talent flown here from New York Richmond's fourth radio station broadcasting from 1430 on the dial will bring to listeners in this area a fifth network service WLEE will be the city’s outlet for programs originating over the Mutual Broadcasting System The new station with a broadcasting power of 250 kw also will air programs from the Associated Broadcasting Corporation the ration's newst radio netw’ork Comedian Guy Kibbee and Actress Jean Parker will head the special entertainment program at the Mosque tomorrow night They and others in the cast will be flown to Richmond tomorrow by a chartered plane of the East-enr Air Lines Among those scheduled to speak briefly are Mayor Herbert Lewis Chewning president of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Major-General Philip G Hayes commanding general of the Third Service Corps Thomas Tinsley and Irvin Abeloff owner and general manager respectively of WLEE Fulton Lewis Jr Mutual news commentator also will speak The entertainment program headed by Kibbee and Miss Par- tlotflkMrentuiesop 'f life fnjo the World's gayest Sleuths-tfck and Norain radio's merriest mystery 7 P M WRVA o o o o o CLUB II o o o o o o o o o o o dQQCJCOQGDB ker also will feature Sylvia Froos Broadway singer who has just returned to this country from a USO tour Nadya Nor-skava Russian operatic singer A1 Rickey conducting a local group of musicians Masters and Rollins Broadway dance team and Bob Russell singing master of ceremonies who handled the recent Miss America beauty contest at Atlantic City The program will be produced by Abner J Greshler of New York j All box seats at the Mosque j have been reserved for patients of nearby militaty hospitals and hundreds of invitations have been mailed to local government busi- ' ness and civic officials I NVLEE has studios and offices in the Broad-Grace Arcade in the quarters formerly occupied by Richmond Air Raid Filter Center Irvin Abeloff for 14 years on the staff of WRVA here will be general manager George Mc-Guigon is the chief engineer The announcing staff includes Fred Kenney Herb Camcal Bob Yohn Groose Bemie Hargraves Lan Singer and James Fair who also will serve as program director The station will broadcast daily from 6 A M to 1 A 31 with Sunday broadcasts scheduled from 6:30 A M to 1 A V The announcing staff has decided to sign the station on au off the air with ‘WL double E Monday’s tlic day! Your new radio station WLEE goes on the air tomorrow! WLEE is going to bring you shows you've probably been missing up until now WLEE is going to bring you news commentators you've probably only read about WrLEE is ging to bring you standout dramatic shows and famous personali- V I I I I I I I I I 9 I XMAS GIFTS Tkof Are Dltfnrnntl SEAT COVERS LARGE SUPPLY MADE IN 2 HOURS EXPERTLY INSTALLED REASONABLY PRICED SAMPLE MATERIAL SENT 309 EAST GRACE DIAL 3-2421 i JIM’S 5:3C P M-4'iri Aatrr America's favorite singing itmbov la back on the air every Sunday with a groat new show The Mutual Richmond Tim es-Dis patch Sunday Sept 80 1945 D7 HOME AND AUTO HR R ED H Q S REPAIRED and INSTALLED RADIO SERVICE MEN CHARLIE WINN— “DOC” BRIGGS SEAT COVERS LEE DISTRIBUTING CO 1126 NORTH BOULEVARD j- &-7 :00 r M— The Thla Maa Nonchalant Nora Charles (Claudia Morgan) tack lea a new adteniure with detective-husband Nick 7:34 r M Bleadie It' l’enny Singleton who pop-travs “lilundle” In the matchlrsk romedv of American demesne life tics The top bands will be heard on your new station a WLEE will bring you more news more music and more sports than-have been open to your set up until now Network Station in Richmond DIAL 6-1531 S:M r M— ltealah Marlin Hurt plarll himself Beulah the cook and bov friend Bill gets tangled la hilarity a u noth l mm ED 0D EBD am EfQDai GPi air) rmmpm m nirliLftd’lUrumdy 72 qgp gznaa gap cbs $

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