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HOOVER ADDRESS ON RADIO TODAY Al Smith to Be Heard in Pro gram With Butler for Re lief of Jobless. President Hoover's address to the Methodist Episcopal Ecumenctal Con gress in Atlanta, and a special unem ployment relief program, featuring former Gov. Alfred E. Smith of New York and Nicholas Murray Butler, pres ident of Columbia University, arc two of the outstanding radio attractions to day on the Columbia and N. B. C. net works. Each of these features will be carried by both WRC and WMAL The President’s address *lll be made from 4:45 to 5 o'clock in the cabinet room of the White House. A special telephone circuit will carry it to At lanta. At the same time his talk will be picked up by microphones for broad casting over extensive Nation-wide net works. Al Smith to Speak. The unemployment relief program will be broadcast tonight from 10:15 to 10 45 Walter S. Gifford, director of ’ the President's Unemployment Relief Organization, will introduce former Oov. Smith and Dr Butler. Two other prominent men will be heard today over the Washington sta tions. Senator King of Utah is to apeak in the Sentinels of the Republic program on WRC at 1:30. apd at 7 o'clock Dr. John Dewey, philosopher, author and teacher, will present the second of the "Men of America" series over the same station. Musically, the major features will be a conoert by the New York Philhar monic Symphony Orchestra on WMAL at 3 o’clock, and a recital by John Mc- Cormack in the Twilight hour program on WRC at 5:30. The New York Sym phony program includes the andante from Bruckner’s "Posthumous Sym phony," and three extracts from Berg's ‘‘Lyric Suite." McCormack's program has not been announced. . Cantor In Charge. Eddie Cantor will continue to serve M master of ceremonies in the program with Rubinoff’s Orchestra on WRC at S o'clock. As an overture to the pro gram the orchestra will play a new ar rangement of Hungarian compositions. Selections from "Princess Ida” make up the Gilbert and Sullivan program at 5 o’clock. Gus Haenschen’s Orch estra will present the American Album of Familiar Music at 9:15. Comdr. Edward Ellsberg, who directed the raising of the submerged submarine S-51, will take part in the romance of the sea dramatization on WMAL at • :30. The sketch is called "On the Bottom." In the international rebrcadcast at 12:30, Prof. Moritz J. Bonn will speak from Germany on “German Hopes and German Fears.” He is one of Ger many's most eminent economists and a widely-known authority on world finance. Program of Old Favorites. The Masters, directed by Eugene Or mandy, will present a program of old time favorites in their broadcast at 9 o'clock. “Lazy Moon.” "Good-by. Girls, I'm Through," and “Rose of Washington Square" are the principal numbers. Horace (“Happy”) Walker and his orchestra return to the air today in a special concert to be broadcast by WOL from 1 to 2 o’clock. A concert by the National Hawailans and a recital by Jimmy Harbison, pianist, arc among this station's other musical features. A variety of musical attractions are sprinkled among the religious features on the WJSV program. These include concerts by the Kalua Boys, the Shore ham Orchestra and the Crescendo Male Chorus. Major Radio Features SPECIAL EVENTS. President Hoover's address to the Methodist Episcopal Ecumenical Con gress in Atlanta, WRC and WMAL, 4:45; unemployment program, fea turing address by Alfred E. Smith and Nicholas Murray Butler, WRC and WMAL, 10:15. INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTS. “German Hopes and German Pears,” by Moritz J. Bonn, WMAL, 12:30. SPEECHES. “The Vanishing State.” by Senator King of Utah, WRC. 1:30; “The New Turkey and Its Markets.” by Dr. Julius Klein. WMAL. 7:00; "Educa tion.” by Prof. John Dewey, WRC, 7:00: "Devils. Drugs and Doctors." by Dr. Howard W. Haggard, WMAL. 8:00; “Our Government,” by David Lawrence, WRC. 9:00. CLASSICAL. New York Philharmonic Orchestra, WMAL. 3:00; John McCormack, WRC, 6:30: Through the Opera Glass, WRC. 9:45; Ernest Hutcheson, pian ist, WMAL, 10:45, VARIETY. Jlubinoff's Orchestra, with Eddie Cantor, WRC. 8:00; Music Along the Wires, WMAL. 8:15; The Masters, WMAL, 9:00; Ted Weems' Orchestra, WRC, 10:15; Jessie Crawford, WRC, 11:30. * DRAMA. Moonshine and Honevsuckle. WRC. 2:30; Club of the Air. WRC. 7:30; Romances of the Sea, WMAL, 9:30. HIGH LIGHTS ELSEWHERE. 3:3o—Balkan Mountain Men WJZ and WBAL. 4:oo—Sermon by Rev. Charles E. Coughlin of the Church of the Little Flower—WOß. WGR. WCAO. WFBL, KMOX, WORC and WCAV. B:oo— National Vespers; Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick—WJZ, WBAL, WLW and WSM. 1:00—Harold Stokes and his Orches tra—WJZ, WBAL. WSM and WJR. 7:3o— The Three Bakers and Billy Artz's Orchestra—WJZ. WBAL and WJR. B:oo— Melodies; Betsy Ayres. Mary Hopple and Ensemble—WJZ. WBZ, WBZA. WHAM, WJR, KDKA and KYW. B:ls —Magazine hour; James W. Gerard and Ernest La Prade’s Orches tra—WJZ. WBZ. WBAL. WHAM. KDKA. WJR and WMC. 9:ls —Tlie Stag Party: Raymond Knight: Male Quartet and Brusiloff's Orchestra WBAL WJZ. WBZ. WBZA. WHAM. KDKA. WJR and WLW. 11:00— Witherspoon Chorus WJZ WBAL, WHAM and WGR. 12:00— Henry Theis and his Orchestra -WJZ, WBZ. WJR. KDKA, WBAL and WREN. Authorized Service Delco, Remy, Klaxon, Northeast & Sparton Horns MILLER-DUDLEY CO. I*lß 14th St. N.W. North 1583-4 VcidiqJrouUe < P ho 'cbu 2900 EXPERT SERVICE |D •jTAdartwMll^Ddd^^^r Two Stage Stars Featured in Radio Programs COLUMBIA AND N. B. C. NETWORKS ANNOUNCE OUTSTANDING GUEST ARTISTS. em " * hs' ~ * * w m \ GINGER ROGERS (left), stage and screen star, will assist Rudy Vallee with the Sunshine Hour program Thursday night on N. B. C. In the center is Meyer Davis, noted orchestra executive, who is directing his newest radio unit, the Washingtonians, in a series of broadcasts. Lillian Roth (right), motion picture celebrity, will be heard | three nights this week over WMAL and other Columbia stations. Behind the Microphone BY THE RADIO EDITOR. THERE was much ado in Washington last week over the sudden appearance of Dr. John R. Brinkley, de posed Kansas medico-broadcaster, to protest to the State Department against what he declared were undue representations by Ambas sador Reuben Clark at Mex ico City to Mexican authorities against his activities in connection with XER, newest ano most pow erful broadcasting station in the Western Hemisphere. Dr. Brinkley, flanked by a husky, described by Brinkley’s Washing ton representative as his body guard, conferred with Undersecre tary Castle by an appointment ar ranged through the offices of Vice President Curtis, former Sen ator from Kansas. Denying himself to newspaper men, Brinkley left here with the assurance that the State Depart ment has not asked the Mexican government to bar his presence in Mexico, a development reputed to have occurred just before the Mexican cabinet resigned last week. He did obtain an admis sion from Mr. Castle, however, that the record of the case which led the Federal Radio Commission to rule his former radio station at Milford, Kans., off the air had been forwarded to Mexico. Dr. Brinkley last year lost his license to broadcast when the PHILCO WORLD’S LARGEST SELLING RADIO 9 tube 75 SUPERHETERODYNE LOWBOY »|JMj FREE HOME TRIAL Wc want you to test one of the new PHILCO Balanced Superhetero dyne Radios in your own home—WITHOUT COST OR OBLIGA TION. \\ e know that you'll get your greatest thrill in Radio. The free “home trial” will ---------»r convince you that here is the j MAIL THIS COUPON FOR FREE finest Radio that money can buy * DEMONSTRATION —and at prices never before ap- I ; I proached. You can pay to suit ♦.. r ' fase deliver to h ( omf ' ™ tho ? your convenience. 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Operating with such high power on 635 kilocycles, XER has been heard in many parts of the Unit ed States and Canada, interfering with transmissions by an Amer ican station on 740 kilocycles and a Canadian station on 730. While the American station has not made formal protest, the Cana dian station, owned by the power ful newspaper La Presse of Montreal, is reported to have pro tested to dominion authorities. Dr. Brinkley let it be known while here that he is contemplat ing shifting the wave length of XER to 655 kilocycles, not out of consideration for the American or Canadian stations, but to relieve interference being suffered by a smaller daylight station, KMMJ, Clay Center, Nebr., operating with 1,000 watts on 740 kilocycles. The Nebraska region is part of the area he wants to reach with his i new broadcast messages. If XER shifts to 655 kilocycles it will then be half way between the clear channels of WSM, Nash ville, on 650, and WEAF, New York, on 660, and will again be a potential source of interference. ** * * ANEW device which may im prove the quality and practi cability of international broad casting is being tested by engi neers of the National Broadcasting Co., who, according to C. W. Horn, general engineer, looks to the day when foreign broadcasts will be as feasible and certain as domestic operations. Horn revealed that the experi mental equipment had been used for the first time In a short-wave test conversation between himself and O. B. Hanson, N. B. C, man ager of plant operation and en gineering. The latter is in Europe in the interest of research for Radio City. He declined to divulge the nature of the experiments, but said “the tests were conducted for the purpose of proving a fundamental theory by which we hope to build and improve ex changes of international broad casts.” “We are slowly but surely work ing toward that time when the quality of broadcasts from for eign countries will compare with those originating locally, and ac cepted as an everyday accom plishment,” Horn declared. ** * * WITH 1931 radio receiving set sales estimated generally at between 2,500,000 to 3,000,000 — bringing this country’s total to well over 12,000,000 —most Ameri (Continued on Seventh Page.) NEW N. B. C. CHAIN SIS RADIO WORLD Added Significant Changes in Broadcasting Are Expected. BY ROBERT MACK. Formation by the National Broad casting Co. of a second network on the Pacific Coast marks a new offshoot in chain broadcasting likely to be followed by other significant changes in the radio structure. With both N. B. C. and the Columbia Broadcasting System in the market for additional stations it is clear that they are endeavoring to acquire as many fully-owned outlets as they can get. The networks are finding it increasingly difficult to get member stations to broadcast their sponsored programs at the regular chain advertising rates, par ticularly in large population centers, and the purchase or lease of stations is being fostered to strengthen their posi tions. Buys Four Stations. The N. B. C. has established its new Pacific network as a result of its pur chase a few weeks ago of four stations which served as the nucleus of the de funct American Broadcasting network. It has now so divided its Pacific Coast stations as to form two networks of five stations each, replacing its former sin gle chain of nine stations. One of the new Pacific chains is called the orange net, and comprises KGO, Oakland, as key; KFI, Los An geles. KGW, Portland; KOMO, Seattle, and KHQ, Spokane. The second is the gold net, consisting of Stations KPO, San Francisco, as key; KECA, Los An geles; HEX. Portland; KJR, Seattle, and KGA, Spokane. As supplements to either of the networks Stations KFSD, San Diego, and KTAR, Arizona, may be linked. In the Northwest group purchased by N. B. C. were Stations KEX, KJR, KGA and KYA, San Francisco. The latter station has not been assigned to either of the networks. N. B. C. Haa Four Networks. Under the new arrangement the N. B. C. has four distinct and separate networks, which may be sold to pro gram sponsors independently. Columbia, on the other hand, has but one basic network of more than 80 affiliated sta tions. This network, however, is offered to sponsors In several regional coverage groups, such as the New England, Mtd western, Pacific and Dixie chains. Columbia shortly is expected to an nounce its outright purchase of Stations WCCO and WKRC, Minneapolis, now affiliated with the network. Effective November 1, Station WON, Chicago, will switch from N. B. C. to Columbia, while WMAQ, Chicago, in which N. B. C. recently purchased one-half Interest, will join that network and leave Co lumbia. Widely circulated reports that N. B. C. would acquire control of the three im portant Westinghouse stations, KDKA, Pittsburgh, the world’s first station; WBZ-WBZA, Boston-Springfield, and KYW, Chicago, are denied by F. A. Merrick, Westinghouse president. (Copyright, 1931.) The Duke of Abercom, Governor of Northern Ireland, has voluntarily re duced his salary of $40,000 a year to $32,000. cSkout the huge crowds that every day come to see and hear radios newest marvel General Motors Radio Super-Heterodyne Converter with Remote Control Radio enthusiasts everywhere are acclaiming fHH enables you to move it about at bflL this newest radio sensation—the General LWmI Easily connected in a few minutee to jour Motors Radio Super-Heterodyne Converter. present set. 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ZAMOISKI CO., 928 H St. N.W.—Distributors >.''' ■- i 4 *•* . .. : . . ,1 Today on the Radio (All program* scheduled for Eastern Standard Time.) i f 475.9 Meter*. yt iU/VL, C3B Kilocycle*. 9:ooa—Land o’ Make Believe. 10:00a—Columbia Church of the Air. 10:30a—Quiet Harmonies. 11:00a—Duets by Julia Mahoney and Charles Carlisle. 11:15a—Watch Tower Service. 11:30a—Voice of St. Louis. 12:30—Rebroadcast from Germany— “ German Hopes and German Pears,” by Prof. Moritz J. Bonn. 12:45 —Music of Vienna, by Emery Deutch’s Orchestra. I:oo—Cathedral Hour. 1:30 —Singing Violins. 2:oo—Sons of Eli. 2:3o—Columbia Church of the Air. 3:oo—New York Philharmonic Sym phony Orchestra. 4:oo—Service from the Washington Cathedral. 4:4s—President Hoover’s address to the Methodist Episcopal Ecu menical Congress in Atlanta. s:oo—Warren Sweeney, pianist. s:ls—Wardman Park Concert Orches tra. 6:oo—Weather report. 6:o2—Mayflower Concert Orchestra. 6:4o—lnterview with Mother Roper. 6:4s—Laura La Plante and Paul Specht’s Orchestra. 7:oo—"The New Turkey and Its Mar kets,” by Dr. Julius Klein. 7:ls—Songs our mothers used to sing. 7:3o—Rybb's Novelty Orchestra and Paul Small, tenor. 8:00 —“Devils, Drugs and Doctors,” by Dr. Howard W. Haggard. 8:15 —Music Along the Wires. B:4s—“Your Child,” by Angelo Patrl. 9:00 —The Masters, with Eugene Or mandy's Orchestra and Helen Oelheim, contralto. 10:00 —The Gauchos. 10:15—President Hoover's Unemploy ment Relief program, featuring addresses by Alfred E. Smith and Nicholas Murray Butler. 10:45—Ernest Hutcheson, pianist, and concert orchestra. 11:00—Continental String Quartet. I 11:30—Ben Bernie's Orchestra. ! 12:00 —Weather forecast. Early Program Tomorrow. 8:00a —Morning Devotions. 8:15a —Something for Every One. B:4sa—The Dutch Girl. 9:ooa—Opening the Morning Mail. 9:3oa—Tony’s Scrap Book. 9:4sa—Address by Dr. Julius Klein. 10:00a—Chatting with Ida Bailey Allen. 10:15a—Harmonies and Contrasts. 10:45a—Major and Minor, piano team. 11:00a—Melody Parade. 11:15a—Madison Singers. 11:30a—“Front Page Personalities,” by Anne Lazar. 11:45a—The Ambassadors. 12:00m—President Hoover’s address at opening of the convention of the National Association of Broadcasters. 12:30—Columbia Revue. I:oo—Aster Orchestra. I:3o—Harry Tucker’s Orchestra. 2:00 —Ann Leaf at the organ. 1 A # ;; Radio: : fyA Service ;; Strnce Excfnstmtg \ \ w pr> 815.6 Meter*. W nii | J( KOecyele*. B:ooa —Melody Hour. 9:ooa—Children's Hour. 10:00a—Mexican Typlca Orchestra. 10:30a—Troika Bells. 11:00a—Neapolitan Days. 12:00m —Sparklets. 12:15—Echoes of the Orient. 12:30 Biblical drama. ' I:oo—Artists Service program. I:3o—"The Vanishing State,” by Sena tor King of Utah. I:4s—American Singers, with William Wirges’ Orchestra. 2:ls—Sunday Bright Spots. 2:30 —Moonshine and Honeysuckle. 3:oo—Wayne King's Orchestra. 3:3o —Friendly Hour With Dr. S Parkes Cadman. 4:oo—Manhattan Guardsmen. 4:30 —Ruth Lyon, soprano, with Sym i phony Orchestra. 4:4s—President Hoover's address to the Sixth Methodist Ecumenical Conference in Atlanta. 5:00 —Gilbert & Sullivan Gems. s:3o—Twilight Hour. 6:oo—National Catholic hour. 7:oo—"Education,” by Prof. John Dewey. 7:3o—Club of the Air. B:oo—RubinofT's Orchestra, with Ed die Cantor. 9:00—"Our Government,” by David Lawrence. 9:ls—American Album of Familiar Music. 9:4s—Through the Opera Glass. 10:13—Last-minute news. 10:15—Unemployment Relief program: addresses by Alfred E. Smith and Nicholas Murray Butler, 10:45—Ted Weems' Orchestra. 11:15—Sunday at Seth Parker’s. 11:45—Weather forecast. 11:46—Jesse Crawford, organist. 12:00 to I:ooa—Palais d'Or Orchestra. Early Program Tomorrow, 6:4sa—Tower Health Exercises. B:ooa—Gene and Glenn. B:lsa—Morning Devotions. B:3oa —Cheerio. 9:ooa—Le Trio Charmante. 9:lsa—Tom Waring’s Troubadours. 9:4sa—Food program. 10:00a—Mrs. Blake's Radio Column. 10:15a—Dr. Copeland’s Health Clinic. 10:30a—"Please Tell Me,” by Jean Car roll. 10:45a—Ballad Singers. 11:00a —South Sea Islanders. 11:30a—Hugo Mariani's Orchestra. 11:45a—Jill and Judy. 12:00m —President Hoover’s address at the opening of the convention of the National Association of Broadcasters. 12:30 —National Farm and Home Hour. I:3o—Midday Musicale. 2:oo—Tuneful Times. ROT « IW-Piqu * NT JEff TO MIGHT ■|l WEAL, 6:45 P.M. Hi'! WOT tMJ WUL| 1,818 Kileeyeloa 10:00a—Organ Reverie. 10:80a—Symphony orchestra. 11:00a—Services of Calvary Baptist Church. 12:85—Birthdays. 12:30—1n Punnyland With Uncle Jerry. 1:00 *>2:oo—"Happy” Walker and his Orchestra. 4:3o— National Hawaiian!. 4:4s—Jimmy Harbison. pianist 5:00 to B:oo—Washington Oathoßa Radio Hour. 8:00 to 6:ls—Sorority Danea Orchca tra. Early Program Tamorraw. 7:ooa—Musical Clock, 8 00a—Birthdays. B:osa—Musical Clock, i 10:00a—Organ melodies. 10:30a —Novelettes. 11:00a—March of Music. ll:15a —With the Composers. 12:00m—Luncheon music. . 1 12:30 to I:oo—Dance music. fuicv MS.4 Meters. WJOV 1.460 Kilocycles. 10:30a—Salon music. , 11:00a to 12:15—Services of the Fourth Presbyterian Church. 2.oo—Church of the Air. 3:oo—Metropolitan Dance Orchestra. 4 00—Crescendo Male Chorus. 4:3o—Gospel Twilight Hour. , s:oo—Tango Troubadours. s:3o—Kalua Boys. 6:oo—Gospel Spreading Association. 7:oo—Shoreham Concert Orchestra. 7:ss—Service at First Church of Christ Scientist 1 : 9 00 —Roland Wheeler, tenor. 9:ls—Health talk. 9:3o—Baptist Chapel Echoes. 10:00—Foxettes. 10:30—Evangelical Church of the Air. 11:00—Full Oospel Tabernacle Service, i 11:30 to 12:00—Henderson’s Orchestra. Early Program Tomorrow. 9:ooa—Treasure Chest. 10:00a—Hints to Housewives. 10:30a—Health Talks. 10:45a—Program by Federation of Women’s Clubs. 11:15a—Sacred Hour. 11:45a—Oospel Choir. 12:15—Luncheon music. 12:30 —Dance music. 1:00 —Concert Trio. 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