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THE DETROIT FREE PRESS SUNDAY, JULY S, 19 Jl RADIO NEWS VANGORDONHercandTliete NBC SOLOIST kRadioland STARS OF OPERA IN WJR SERIES High Spots tn Ikt Air Today PART ONE famous Contralto and Anna Case on WJR Cyrena Van Gordon, young jL,erlesn contralto, who attained ,,,-dnm with the Chicago Civic cpera after one year of voice traln-jK will be presented with Anna Case, former Metropolitan prima donna, In the second of a aeries of ,r,rlai programs over an NBC-VVJR network, Monday at 9:30 'jTJis Van Gordon was born in Ohio and Miss Case, a soprano, claims New Jersev as her native .,nle Both singers studied in this rmintry and have confined their professional werk entirely to the rnited Stales. With hopes battling a flood of j,,- Miss Van Gordon had an aurt'iiion before Cleofonte Cam-ranlni of the Chicago Civic Opera fCn'rsnv. The audition win suc-rf,fnl and the young singer was t-iniediately rrt ln ,he rolB of .Amnerls" In "Aida." A brilliant drhiit inaugmated her career as , puma donna with the Chicago nrssniiatlon. during which she has jn'erpreter some of the leading contralto operatic roles. While with the Metropolitan Miss -ae created the role of "Sophie" In 'Her Rosenkavalier" (1013) and ejr.rlnra" I" "Boris Gudonov" 09121 in their American premiers. Sinre she has confined her pro-fPf,ional work to concerts, recitals and recordings. She has also compound a few songs. Including "Our imerica" and "The Robin's Song." The guest artists will sing tore-her in Hawthorne's "Whispering Hope," and Offenbach's "O jnely Night." from "Tales of Hoff-n-.nn " "Connals Tulle Pays" from Migon." hv Thomas, has bee se-lected by Miss Case as her solo number, while Miss Van Gordon mil sine two numbers. "In the fi-we of the Night" by Rachmanin-PfT nd "As We Part" by Ilgens- rlTn vocalists will be assisted by a concert orchestra under the direction of Natianlel Shllkret. EIGHT STARS ON SAME BILL Galaxy of Celebrities on WXYZ Monday V.ight Nationally famous motion picture, stage and radio celehrities will lake part In the "Revue" to he presented over WXYZ "nnd the Columbia system at 9 o'clock p. m. Monday, .July 6. Three-minute acta by Irene Bor-rinni George Jessel, Helen Kane, Waiter T. Kelly, famous as the ViiRinia Judge;" Belle Baker. John W. Green, Broadway song writer; Jamca Barton and Guy l,omhrdo and his Royal Canadian orchestra will be included in this SA-mintita broadcast, believed to be one of the most costly single radio programs ever arranged. Mary and Bob Change tn NBC-WWJ Chain Stories of life, dramatized for rniio, will be presented in a new fries, to ba Inaugurated over an NRC-WWJ network Monday, July . from 9 to 9:45 p. m. The skit una formerly on the Columbia network. M.irv and Bob, as played by Nora P'erling and Cecil Secrest, respectively, assisted by a cast of well-known radio actors, will enact the smries. A musical program will h presented with Fred Vitell, tenor, nnd orchestra under the direction of Graham Harris. J I old Boat So Irene May Fill Radio Date Irene Rordoni will hold up an c-ean liner close Jo an hour Mon-!ay night, when she takes part in the Ail-Star revue over CBS at 9 j.rn., E. D. S. T. Although the boat on which she will sail to Europe wan scheduled to sail at 9 p. m. "tiirp, officials have announced that the vessel will be held up until M;s Kordonl arrives. A police es- or' will be In waiting for her to mnolude her part of the broadcast. NOTED-QUARTET,BACK FROM ABROAD, ON AIR Pac k from their third successful tour of Europe, The Revelers, Mel-tin, James, Shaw and Glenn, will h heard again on the WWJ pro-itn at 8:30 p. m. Monday. Every capital of continental Europe hem'd Hue quartet, which distinguished i'e!f in concerts in the drought fleeted areas with Will Rogers "ii' months ago. Antwerp, Rcrlln, Amsierdam, Vienna, Brussels and ether cities were on the Itinerary nrt n successful was the Paris ap-rirnce that a return engagement ' iven there just before the 'rg's sailed for home. SISTERS OF THE SKILLET TO BE NIGHT FEATURE The Sisters of the Skillet are to heard four times a 'week after JV 7, the arrangement being " e as a direct result of the favor -i h the team of East and Dumke "i with the fans during their Ties of afternoon broadcasts. For " 'eral weeks they have been heard '"re on Saturday, but were silent 'her days In the week. 'tie arrangement was not at all tifaetory to the large audience 'hey had built up as a daily fea-'"re. Starting July 7 WJR will r'-e the act Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:45 p. m-hii. WWJ will be the Wednes-y morning outlet at 9 o'clock. JOHN PR0SSEr70INS WJBK STAFF MONDAY Jhn Prosser, formerly of Sta-'i WWJ, will Join WJBKs staff rf nnouncers Monday. He will I"' nly be one of the regular staff, "'t' will also aid in the production "'BK's new features, his work Past making him exception-" v vluabU In the planning and frr"luclng of new ideas. BY MIKE Radio program directors are recognising the fact that the music of a good brass band is appreciated by about as many folks as one program can please. The government service bands. Pryor'a, Goldman's. Sanford's and Schmeman'a, are now on the air regularly, and "Mike" misses few of these concerts. Dell Staigers, noted cornetlst. Is to play a fantasy with the Goldman band tonight, the arrangement by Barnhouse. There isn't a bandsman In the country who Is not familiar with the Barnhouse arrangements, which emanate from Oska-loosa. Iowa, an Inland town of a few thousrjmi people, where Charles Barnhouse established a music house many years ago. More than a quarter of a century ago he made a. sucred medley ealifd "Joy to the World," a selection that has become standard with bandmasters. A few years ago Bnrnhouse told me that after all these years there was never a week that he did not receive an order for it. Just another little llltisl ration of the truth of the tale of the mouse trap. Columbia is strong: for artists from "way down south.'.' Irene. Beasley, Art Gillham, Dale Wlmbrow, the Bnswell sister and Kate Smith all come from Dixie. Now that vacation days are here and the "or swimmln' hole." beckons to the youth of the land, parents are again struggling with the age-old problem of "getting Johnnie to practice his music lessons." Rudy Vbllee has come to the rescue of harassed fathers nnd mothers with a timely suggestion. "Most of the tumble would Tease if parents would sit down with the bov and have a quiet, business-like lalk, pointing out that music offers a menns of attaining influence and leadership throughout his school life," says the maestro. "The boy should be told that beginning ln the grammar grades and continuing on throtigh high school and college his music, may be the means of his taking a leading rather than a passive part In every phase of school life. His classmates will recognize ln him a central figure a person about whom activities revolve. He will always be In demand when his class and fraternity brothers aft together for any occasion. Not many men in college are able to play the piano. He should also be told that mii'lc offers an easy means of earning his way through achool." Rudy believes that taiking man-to-man this way will he much more effective with the boy who has leached the age when he likes to be considered a wise and responsible voung man than trying to drive 'him to his daily practice periods. Dale. Wlmbrow, CBS troubadour, once thought that bis -family name, was easily understandable, when pronounced . over the air, hut he's beginning to chnnge hi mind. During the last few week lie ha received fan letters addressed to Dale Wlntilow. Wimploiigh, Window, Windrow, Wnodrow, Wimpo, Kimbn and downs of other variation. Lucille Black went to Coney Island last'Sundsy. She was walking along by the stands when she saw something that amused her and burst into laughter. The "barker" behind the counter looked at her and yelled: "Well, well, look who's here! Mocha De Polka of the Nit Wit hour. Hear her laugh," The "barker" doesn't know yet that, it actually was the Mocha De Polka of the Nit Wit hour, or that the lauih he heard and that you hear on the Nit Wits' program is Miss Black's natural laugh. Public speakers using the radio soon will be forced by the listening public to forego the use of a manuscript. In the opinion of Representative Ruth Bryan Owen, Democrat, of Florida. Mrs. Owen, a veteran before the microphone, has never used a manuscript and is regarded by many as the most finished radio speaker in Washington's officialdom. Mrs. Owen never fails to impress radio station attaches with her complete mastery of microphone technique. Recently, following the broadcasting of a speech over the Columbia system, she was asked for her opinions on radio public speaking. "The listening public," she said, "is not going to stand very long for the dead quality in a voice reading the written word. It will demand the freshness of extem-peraneous speaking. "Proof of that can be seen any day our congress is in session, a member who rises to spean won a voluminous manuscript before him RADIO'S LATKST "FIND" ON WXYZ FRANK ROSS One of radio's greatest finds. That's what they are calling Frank Ross. He appeara on programs of the Columbia system at o'clock verv Thursday evening through WXYZ. Pi rf J I ffaM.l.llMW.UIJW WiataaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaallTTI 11 nrrTHTaaaaaaa1 MJS - yWajT ' " "" - lfW,SW!"r I , , . , y ( t-c 1 w. 1 K , AJ sr " 1 --JR...,- - xH4 I i Ill I . '- . .-1 Cyrerut Van Gordon, left, and Anna Cane, right, are to sing over WJR Monday night. Marion Talley, middle, la to be featured in the aams aerie a week later. WXYZ TO OFFER LEWISOHN MUSIC Famous Summer Concert Go On Network Thi Week The Lewisohn Stadium programs will be broadcast over WXYZ-Columbla . network several times weekly far two months, providing a seri. of summer concerts comparable to those of the Ne York Philharmonic Symphony orchestra which were broadcast over this network during the winter season. From the stadium at the College of the City of New York, portions r.t the concerts will be broadcast, whenever the program schedule permits. So far as Is possible, music which already is frequently heard on the air will not be included in the programs, aa it Is desired to present unusual works In the selies. Willem van Hoogstraten, who has been principal conductor alnce 1923. will open the aerirs, and take charge of the concerts for the first three weeks, The first broadcast will be Thursday night. is fated to see the galleries thin out. But let a speaker rise and begin without notes, without manuscript, without anything but his voice and his eye to see the reactions of hia audience. "I didn't find it hard to master extemporaneous speaking before the microphone. As a matter of fact, I found it much easier than I Imagine it would be if I used a manuscript." One of the reasons why Tony Wons, master of ceremonies for the Quarter Hour series dally on WXYZ, did not succeed a a haker wa due to hi generosity, Iemon cookie were hi specialty and those who patron-l.ed hi bakery bought plenty of them. The children of the neighborhood loved lemon cookie, too, and Won would donate entirely too many. Won found that hi "best seller" wa also hi "best loser." The Four Bon Bnns, dusky beauties whose harmonies are now heard over the Columbia system twice weekly, broadcast from the room at WABC known as the "World Studio," and rarely has there been drawn together a quartet whose members have had such cosmopolitan experience. The four reached the studio from the cafes of Russia, from the music halls of London, from the vaudeville stages of America and from Harlem. Georgette Harvey, known in the quartet as the "female bass," has had one of the most colorful careers of any singer. For 16 years she traveled and lived abroad. She appeared in the Cafe Villa Rode in St. Petersburg, Russia, and became a favorite entertainer of the Czar Nicholas. When the revolution broke out, she escaped to Siberia and then to Japan, where she earned her living by teaching Kng-llsh to Russian exiles. Finally earning enough for her passage, she returned to the United States, penniless. She returned to the stage, and subsequent perform-snces In "Runnin' Wild," "Porgy." "Shuffle Along" and other shows. Then there is Revella Hughes soprano voice, arranger and pianist for the Bon Bons. whose, musical accomplishments have won her world-wide acclaim. After years of piano and violin study, ah met Roland Hayes, who discovered her talent and helped her develop it. Her work has been entirely vocal and has brought her concerts ln this country and abroad, a command performance before the king and queen of England, and solo performances with many leading musical organizations. Lois Parker, the second soprano and third member of the quartet ensemble, was born in Columbus, Ohio, and is also the possessor of a bright career. After her graduation from Ohio State university, she came to New York and joined the cast of "Shuffle Along." her first professional engagement. The last of the Bon Bons la Musa Williams, "The Virginia Songbird," who contributes a mellow, golden contralto voice to the musical presentations. Like the others, she started atage work immediately after her graduation from college, appeared on Broadway in "Runnin' Wild" and "Pnrgr." and is now singing on the radio for the first time. Today's w.tR . . . ;sn s. nn Meiers WW.! . . . "(l k. 3'; Melen WXTX 1!M(I Ki. 2.1 Meleri MORNING PROGRAMS S:llll A. M. WXYZ Mnrninr muei'-Ble. W.IR Milion Crone' children'i hour. WW,f The Bsllmleern. mule qtiBrtet. 8: A. M. WWJ Yoietal Hiroakl, l.vlophonnt. , 8:4 A. M. WWJ Th Kerlleliale. :AO A. M. WXYZ Krtuialionel Kennire. :0n A. M. W.IR fn'le Nnal nrt the fisnt red Tin free Prei Kuiirnee WXVT Land n' MUe Relieve. WWJ German fireeintf, ;.! A. M. W.IR-WWJ- The Wilheraonn rh'rn--Doyle Kirie read the lunniM. :4ft A. M. WiVZ Tonj'i Srrup Book. 10:011 A. M. W.IR Poetise Rapiial ehureh. WXYZ The Watch Tower. WWJ Neapo'ilftfl flara. WJHK Popular music I two noun). llll'.'O A. M , WXYZ Chrlallan Ciienca Serviet. 10: 811 A. M, WWJ Jewtli ot Deniojf. 11:00 A. M. WWJ -Woodwind ensemble. 1I:S0 A. M. W.IR 1'nitr religious aervii-e. WW. I Biblical drama WMBC Popular mui-ie. 1I:4A A. M. WXY7, The Vaaabnnda. variety. AFTERNOON rROGRAM re:(io NOON WW.I Cleveland Symphonr orchestra. WMH: .leu i eh rharilies hour. WJBK Polish hour. l't-.tn r. m. WJR Art lalk hv Mrs. H. A. MiT.aush-tin. baaed on the picture in jravure section of The 'ree Press. WXYZ Bnnwell Sieleia. sonas. WJBK Polish arlisli. :.ni r. m. WJR Music of the Ages. WXY7 Columbia J.illle symphony. 1:4S P. M. WWJ Religious Questions and Answura. 1 no v. M. WXYZ Ann T.eaf at the oran. WW.I Carveth Wells, talk. WMBC Jewish Radio forum. WJBK Oilman Arden Iransrriplion. 1:1 r. M. WWJ Tha Carribeans, rianoa orchestra. WJRK -Accordion solo. I:M r. M. WXY7 Ballad hour. WJR Kan orchestra: I Sims, pianist. WWJ NBC artlsls. WJBK Hawaiian melodies. 1:a r. M. WMBC "alvalinn Army hand. :00 P. .H. WJR Theater Arlisls. orchestra. WXYZ Lutheran service. WWJ Moonshine and Honeysuckle, drama. WJflK Miller and Kuehler. piunisls. :I5 P. M. WXYZ Toecha Seidel. symphonic hour. S:S0 P. M. WWJ Manhatlan Guardsmen. WMrlC Hail Tursel, tienevra Vhland. WJKK Two of I's. WJR Two violins. :4 P. M. WMBC Cr Collins, baniu. .1:1X1 P. M. WXYZ Cathedral hour, sacred music. WJR Havinia Opera. WWJ alional Voruin. WJIIK Hiiwailan music. P. M. W.IR Schmemau's concert band. WMRl' Marian Ilainly, piano re'-ilal. WJBK The Playhouse, drama. 4:00 P. M. WXYZ French trio. WWJ tfilherl and Sullivan Kerns. WMRC Uncle Rer. children s hour. W.IBK Verna Willard. P'amsl. 4:tH r. M. WXYZ Pastorale, vocal. or'helra W'.IBK Shunt-in period. sa"reil sonas. 4:3I P. M. WJR loachim chassman. Tiohnist. Loraine Lancey, pianist. :4A P. M. WXYZ Then. Karle. tenor. WJBK Musical Echoes. S:nA P. M. W.IR Saki Bet Rich WWJ Cothoiic question hour. WXY7 Chi.aao Knlirhts. WMRC Peary Cavanauah. pianist. WJIIK Twiliaht Revenes. Bill P. M . WMBC Bernard Barnea, sonfi. :.10 P. af. WXYZ Howard Neumillar, pianist. WJBK Vocal ensemble. S:4 P, M. WJR International singers. WiYZ Speed lie tn oils, variety. EVENING PROGRAMS s ee p. M. WXYZ The Worlds Business. W.IR Buried Cold WWJ Omar "trausa maestro WMBC Ted SaywiHKt'a orchestra. :IS P. M. WXYZ Piano Pals with yocalist. WJR Ponce .Sisters. : r. M. WXYZ Tladdr and Rollo W.l ft -Theatrical c-ap Bonk. WMBC Honolulu Strtna tno. WJBS Virginia Yiescm. :4 r. pr. wit! Mvtarn Rsemontee a JBk Jerry Buna a orcheatra. . All are American horn singer who reached the heights of grand opera. Mis Case and Miss Talley at the Metropolitan, Miss Van Gordon with the Chicago Civic Opera company. Radio WMRC! . H-!0 Kci. ?l 1 Melert WEXL 11 to Kr. 2-1(1 Meters W.IBK . 13T0 Ko. 5111 Meiers t:(IO P. M. WXYZ Peil', Drurs and Doctors. WJR Melodies, mixed quartel. WWJ Krarler Hunt frank Black. WMBC Celn and Bert rijerklss. T:IS P. M. WJR Blow the Mnn T)on. WXYZ Kale Snnlh, wanea music. TflO P. l. WMBC Christian Science aeryice, 7 -..in p. m. W.IR Harbor l.iBhts. sea tale. WXV7, KalienlHon edits the news. ?:t5 P. M. WXYZ The Gloom chasers. K:00 P. M. WXYZ Town Talk. WWJ Maurice Warner, violinist. WJR Harmonics, male nuarlet. WJBK lr. Albert (i. ,!Qmeon, sermon. WMBC Kazimer Oheony, pianist. S:l P. M. WXYZ Around the Samovar. - WJR Slag Party. Mary McCoy. 8:30 P. M. WXY7, Grand Opera mlnialures. WMBC Percy Walmsley. basso. S:4S P. M. W.IR Willard Robison's orchestra. WWJ Bit Hrolher club. W.MBC The Cornliiiskers, old-time music. 9:00 P. M. WXYZ Ice hockey game. a: i a p. M. WXYZ T.itlu and lander. comedy. W.IK -Floyd fjiblMins. ailventure. w WM ;nidman concert liand. WMBC Charlea Williams, lenor. 0:SO P. M. W.IR Slumber music. WXYZ fortune Ruildere. W.MBC Karl Walton s dance orchestra. WJBK Reg Wehb'e organ recital. :. P. M. WWJ Sunday at Seth Parker's . WXYZ Reverira. orchestra and vocal. HI:(MI P. M. WXYZ Kniphls of Columbus. W'.IR Happy Half Hour, rrjimoils. WMBC William Spiller, baritone. WJIIK M asenick 'a orcliesl ra. till IS P. M. WXYZ Continental Slrlnr ttuartet. WWJ Oriental Tone Picluren. WMI1C Inuierial Four, male quartet. I II .10 P. M. WXY7 Chicago Varieitr hour. WJR Two I, Hilars. An Old Refrain. WW.I Russian Cathedral choir. W.MHC l.ewiB Van Krman, baritone. WJBK Jewish program. in :4a P. M. WMBC Julia finest-Marion I.adr. W.IR Skipper Bills Stevedores. J 1:00 P. M. WXYZ Abe Lyman's orchestra. W.IR Henry Theie' orchestra. WMBC Masenick'a dance orchestra. 11:30 P. M. WJR The Kadio Reporter WXV7 Nocturne. Ann Ueaf. Ben Alley. WMBC XJance orchestra. 1I:4A P. M. WJR Louie's Hungry Vive. I'MMI MinVIIIIIT WJR McKinney a Collou Pickers. SHIP'S CREW TO GIVE WWJ PROGRAM TODAY Announced as a "German Sunday Greeting." a concert given by the ahip's orchestra and a chorus composed of members of the ship's crew, will be given on board a German liner Sunday morning at 9 o'clock. The concert, which will be given on the promenade dec k of the ship at the foot of Fifty-eighth street, Brooklyn, WWJ. WILL BE GUHST ON RUDY'S HOUR sy.;aA . a :jcA. . .. w ANN GRKKNWAV Thla vaudeville favorite and prima donna of sound film musical revues will be heard as guest artist with Rudy Vallee and his Connecticut Yankees at 7 o'clock Thuraday evening. July 9. on a program which has hen dedicated by Rudy to La Fiesta day, heraldine a Pacific roast celebration of the 1-Vth birthday of Los Angeles. Cal. The program will be heard over a large WWJ-NBC network. , I ,ssasnf 11 NATIONAL SCHOOL BAND GOES ON AIR Concerts From Interlochen to Come Through WJR A series of six concerts, originating at the camp of the National High School orchestra and band, and directed by noted guest conductors, will be heard over an NBC-WJB, network beginning Saturday, July 11, at 8 p. m. The camp orchestra, band avd choir will participate In the broadcasts to be heard each Saturday thereafter through August IS. The programa will come from the camp site at Interlochen, Mich., where 300 of the best high school musicians will be gathered in their fourth annual encampment. The camp's guest conductors will Include John Phillip Sousa, Howard Hanson, director of the Eastman School of Music, Bocheatar, N. FREE PRESS SINGERS TO TAKE HOLIDAY The Detroit Free Presa Old-Song Singers will omit their us ual Sunday afternoon broadcast : over WJR today, having been j granted a well-earned holldav. j On Stinrlot, I,,l, 1Q th ll.'t- ! Song society will celebrate its ' first anniversary and a apecial j program, to be announced soon, j Is being prepared. Listeners are Invited to send the titles of i old songs that they would like to hear on this birthday broadcast, and as many requests as possible will be Included. Letters of greeting that may be read over WJR or printed In The Free Press will be received up to Thursday, July IB. Address letters to Detroit Free Press Old-Song society, Free Presa building, Detroit, Mich. T.; Henri Vergrugghen, conductor of the Minneapolis Symphony orchestra; Dr. Carl Buarh, noted Kansas City composer; Edgar Stillman-Kelley of Western college, and Eugene Goossens, director of the Cincinnati Symphony orchestra. The camp founded by Dr. Joseph E. Maddy of the school of music of the University of Michigan, is sponsored by the nation's music groups and supported by philanthropic Individuals and institutions, including the Carnegie foundation. Among the stations to broadcast the program is WJR. Broadcast Series To Come From Ship New York, July 4 -(A. P.) A series of broadcasts as a regular daily feature from a ship making a trip from San Francisco to Honolulu and back to Los Angeles will be attempted by a pacific coast NBC network next month. From a radio setup in the lounne of the steamer Malolo. Barrett ! Dobbs and his staff of 20 will make ! eight broadcaste with two more from either the ship or a land studio when the liner is docked at I Honolulu. The ship sails July 11. Connection to the network will be by a ahort wave transmitter. Rise of Goldbergs To Go on Network New York, July 4 (A. P.) The Rise of the Goldbergs soon is to be on the air daily, except Sunday and Tuesday. Starting July 13, the dramatic sketch built around the experiences of a New York family la to be heard on WEAF-NBC at 6:45 p. m. After August 4 it will be presented on Tuesday nights also. SETH PARKER'S FOLKS TO PAY DETROIT VISIT Seth Parker and his folks, known to millions for their Sunday evening hymn sings and rural philosophy over WWJ, are going out to meet their audiences ln person. Sunday Night at Seth Parker's." created by Phillips Lord and a cast of 10, will be enacted in many principal cities. Including Detroit, beginning the first week In October. Another misadventure of a Jap-aneae In America will come In you over WJR at o'clock. Todavs chapter is entitled "Number One Gold Fish Shop." A half hour of popular melodies, Including "Harvest Moon'' and "Destiny," will be played by Herble Kav and his orchestra from the NBC Chicago studios at 1:30 p. m. Lee Sims will offer two piano solos in his characteristic atyle and the vocal touch to the program will he given by Ilo May Baliey, aoprano. WJR. Charlotte Harriman. contralto, and George Beuchler, baritone, will sing popular ballads. Including "When I'm Looking at You." from the "Rogue Song." over WXYZ at 1:30 p. m. Savino's orchestra will play. A brass band concert, Including "American Patrol," aelectiona from "The Merry Widow'1 and Brahms' "Hungarian Dance, No. 5." will be presented by the Manhattan Guardsmen, directed by Harold Sanford, over WWJ at 2:30 p. m. "The Rebirth of a Nation" will be discussed by Dr. Ralph W. Snrkman when he conducts the National Sunday P'orum at 3 p.' m., over WWJ. Excerpts from Parker's "Hora Novlssima." to he sung hv a chorus, will make up the major portion of the musical program. Deems Taylor's suite, "Through the Looking Glass," provides the feature of the Ravinia Opera concert to be played by an orchestra directed by Erie, DeLamsrter from 3 to 3:30 p. m. over WJR. The orchestra, composed of memhers of the Chicago Symphony orchestra, will honor Dr. . Frederick Stock, conductor of the orchestra, In playing his "Waltz." How an actors' feud developed into a riot with international rom-pliraliona will be told by Montrose J. Moses when he narrates the story of "The Astor Place Riot" In his "Theatrical Scraphook" period at fi:30 p. m. over WJR. Edwin Forrest and William McCreddle were the actors, and the Incident took place in 1R40, The Boswell sisters Martha, Connie and Vet will harmonise "South Sea Rose" as the opening selection on their broadcast from WXYZ at 8:45 p. m, Bernlce Claire, musical comedy star of the stage and talking pictures, will sing four numbers when she appears as guest artist with Dave Rubinnff and his orchestra in the WWJ program at 7 p. m. Her numbers include "Romance," from "The Desert Song"; "Glannlna Mia." "Sweethearts' Waltz" and "Italian Street Song." As a post-Independence day talk, Dr. Howard W. Haggard, of Yale, will describe medical practices of the days of the American Revolution, when he speaks to radio listeners of WXYZ at 7 o'clock. Mary McCoy, soprano, and one of radio's favorite atars, will be the guest artist at the Stag party at 8:15 p. m. from WJR. The entire pro- fram will be appropriate to the ndependence day week end and will consist of music, both vocal and instrumental, that has been popular during this country's various war periods. Del Staigers, one of the foremost cornetlsta in the country, will provide the solo feature of the Goldman band concert, playing the "Rock of Ages Fantasy," by Barnhouse. over WWJ at 9:15 p. m. Edwin Franko Goldman will lead hia band playing the "Mignon" overture by Thomas, and a valse by Brahms. Lulu and I.eander will have more comical radio adventures over WXYZ at 9:15 p. m. Leander has succeeded in getting Lulu's mama a job. Mama came all the way from Memphis to see Lulu and her new husband, but Leander sees no reason why she shouldn't work. Floyd Gibbons will be with you at 9:15 p. m. if you are tuned In on WJR. Hia many intereating experi-encea and adventures and the way he describes them, make this period an outstanding event of the day. Tunes from the musical comedy "Sally" will feature the miniature musical comedy presentation of Helen Gilllgan and Milton Watson at 9:45 p. m. Mark Warnow's orchestra will assist. The Knights of Columbus program over WXYZ at 10 p. m. features an address by Eugene G. Don-ohue. state deputy of the Knights of Columbus, who will talk on the significance of Independence day. He will be Introduced by Frank A. Picard. The musical part of the program includes a violin solo by Margaret Dallas, accompanied by Mary Nuud. and a baritone solo by F. Eugene Wilson. WIIOLK NATION IIHARSHHR PLAY VIRGINIA ARNOLD Piano solos by Viiginia ArnoM m e a regular Columbia network feat- ! ut. Her programa are broadcast er S7 station through',,,! 'He country, Including WXYZ, Dctioit. 1 yfi W Ml . V . v.v. . . :,-'. . .:f HOLD VIGIL OVER EARTH Operators at RCA Station Listen To World Rlverhead, N. Y., July 4-'A. P.) Far out on they almost deserted sands of Long Island, with an aviation field a couple of miles away as the nearest neighbor, stands a tiny building highly Important In International broadcasting. Hemmed In by a forest of poles which hold aloft a multitude of antenna wires it is the receiving station over which come radio programs from Europe. While acutally a unit of the receiving . station for international radio of RCA Communications, it is really a part of the National Broadcasting system, for its product is turned over to that chain for possible redistribution in this country. Music From All The World Almost any day in the year a visitor can step inside the door of this outpost of radio and be greeted by music from England, Germany, Holland or Italy. Racks of receivers fill most of the building, each tuned to a different coun'ry. Two young men run the dials of this sta'lnn. They are Elmer Eond and S. H. Simpson, Jr., who always are proud to demonstrate for the occasional visitor what their equipment will do. Around the station are three groups of aerials, a thousand feet apart, each section of which points toward a particular country. To insure absolute reception at all times, a single program is brought tn over three receivers, each connected to a different antenna group. The three receivers feed a device which automatically selects the signal of the greatest strength. Fading la Eliminated Thus, with the eignal fading on one or even two receivers, the third will be delivering good quali'v. Engineers have found that by placing the antennae as thev have, fading will not he experienced on all at the same time. Special lead-in wires, some 1,001) feet long or more, have been da-signed ao that their length will not alter the effective wavelength of the antenna. When a program from overseas is being rehroadoaat, it is carried to the chain headquarters In New York over a special wire and from there fed Into the network units. . .An indication of the countries to be picked up on the receivers can he gained from the fact that these, atationa are considered regulars: GSSW, England, 25.23 meters; Germany, 81.3a meters; PCJ. Holland. 31.2 meters, and I3RO, Italy, 25 40 meters. NBC Pays Million To Obtain WENR National Broadcasting company paid "about 11,000,000" for a three, year leasehold on station WENR, Chicago, M. H. Aylesworth, Ha president, revealed in Washington this week. At the end of the threa years, the station becomes the property of National Broadcasting company without further paymenta. One of the country'a eight 50.000-watters. WENR is assigned to only half time on a clear channel, the other half being assigned tn WLS, of the Prairie Farmer, which also uses the WENR transmitter by special arrangement with NBC. The price paid for WENR. which was taken over from the Samuel Insull public utilities interests, compares with the record price of 1,000,000 paid for WEAF. New York, "key" of National Broadcasting company, when It was purchased from the American Telephone A Telegraph, company about four years ago. Light Opera Favorite WWJ Star on Sunday Bernlce Claire, musical comedy star of the legitimate stage and talking pictures, who has on several former occasions shared the radio spotlight with Rubinoff and his orchestra, will again appear on the WWJ program Sunday evening at 7 p. m. Miss Claire is to be heard in four numbers, "Romance' from "The Desert Song," in which she had the leeding role; "Giannina Mia," a favorite of the light classics "Sweethearts Waltz" and Victor Herbert's "Italian Street Song. CRUMITSANDERSON RENEW CONTRACT The CBS program with Frank Cntmit and Julia Sanderson, which has been broadcast over for more than six months, will continue to be heard every riday at 9 15 a. in. for an additional six .'..'u f-nnrisrrs with the I sponsor and the artists having Decn renewal The featuie probably ws the fiiat to present prominent artists regularly on a morning broadcast. Ctiimit and Sanderson, for many veara favorite, with theater-goers, commute to New York from their home near Sprinsfleld. Mass. Th appearance of these two 'ars m the morning has met with enthusiastic response. BEN BERN IE ADDS LATE CBS PROGRAM Back in Chlcaeo after a tour "Old Maestro ' Ben Bernie begins a new weekly series of sustaining pro-erama over the Columbia networic to WXYZ Sunday at 10:30 p. m. Pat Kennedy again will assume re-aponsibility for the vocalizing Bernie, as usual, will announce his own numbers and contribute witticisms. Joe White, more familiarly known to millions of admirers as "ine Silver Masked Tenor," appears as guest artiet on the "Chocolateers program. Friday. July 10 J o doc k, over WJR and a large NBC network. He is one of the real pioneers anions rafllo artists. His first broadcast was on July 4, 1922. 31 All Y MiCOY tmJim mnd .p.r.Ka star, eneertetnj u-itls sent. W eoluliar.v pr...M aevt. r.e,.ft t l !. -BWl'K STAG TARTY" ll if. II. s-t- ! a. GZ, til A.

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