Western Canada Radio Headlines, June 12, 1934

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Western Canada Radio Headlines, June 12, 1934

Postby cart_machine » Sat May 02, 2015 12:37 am

From the pages of Weekly Variety. Names that everyone has forgotten...

Dr. J. J. Gagnier, musical director of the Babillage Caprice, back from Cincinnati.
Uncle Frank Coomes, who conducts a children matinee over KJR, Seattle, each week, big fav in British Columbia.
Home Gas concert orchestra directed by Calvin Winter and announced by Frank Anders is broadcast from the Broadway theatre, Vancouver. Isabella McEwan, Emerton Court and Ernest J. Colton are soloists. Now heard from stations CRCV, CKWX, and VE9CS.
British Columbia Electric Symphony orchestra being directed by Allard de Ridder, and heard from CRCV, Vancouver.
CJAT is now giving a full service to the Kootenay listeners, operating from 8 a.m., till 10:30 p.m., making 14 1/2 hours as the schedule.
Charlie Smith, who has been heard from CKMO, Vancouver, for the past five years, is now giving information to the listeners of CJAT, Trail.
Hill-billy music at CKMO, Vancouver, has Jack Shannon, banjoist, as leader of a trio.
Bill Easterbrook, tenor of CKCD, now with the Uncle Billy show.
Lily Ide, Japanese songstress who made her initial radio appearance on CJOR, Vancouver, some months ago, has returned to the air after an absence.
Catherine McEwan, soprano on ‘Sparklets,’ on vacation trip to Calgary. During her absence Eugene Mahrer, cellist, will take the spot.
Phyllis Bentham and Gordon Manley, a piano duo on the British Columbia network for the past year, now on Western chain.
Doug Hommersham, announcer at CKMO, returned to CFJC.
Mrs. Fowler, the Cigarette Lady of the skits beard on CKCD, recently became a mother.
Margaret Burris, formerly taking feminine leads with the Radio Theatre Club, released from CFJC, Kamloops, to the British Columbia network, did some programs in Eastern Canada recently.
Bill Ladner is back on the air and heard from CKMO, Vancouver.
Sunshine Sally has deserted CKMO. She gave morning talks on fashions, etc., and was also secretary and continuity writer of the station. Elsie Johnson has taken her place.
Ernest Caldwell, veteran broadcaster who has been associated with CRCV, Vancouver, for a long time, has recovered from illness which kept him for months.

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Re: Western Canada Radio Headlines, June 12, 1934

Postby cart_machine » Sat May 02, 2015 6:59 am

Here’s another Western Canada radio headline roundup from Variety. March 20, 1935. You can read the Weekly Variety editions through the 1930s at archive.org

Noel Pearce, violinist, is the daily musical show of the Air Edition on CKWX, Vancouver.
British Columbia leads the four western Canada provinces in radio licenses.
Jimmie Noble, Scottish comedian, is now featured over the British Columbia network of the Canadian
Radio Commission from the Fraser Valley studios of CHWK.
Sterling Cleland has been broadcasting from CKCD, Vancouver, for about two weeks. Before that he was at CRCV.
Betty Lee of CKMO, Vancouver, victim of the flu.
Rita Thursby and Dorothy Scales, pianists, tickling 'em for CJOR, Vancouver.
Communist Party is using time on CJCA, Edmonton, to spread its gospel to the public.
A 45-minute program of rebroadcast short wave features is a regular thing at CHWK, Chilllwack.
Betty Lee is giving a 20-minute talk on home economics over CKMO, Vancouver.
R. A. Wootoon has inaugurated a series of weekly addresses to be given by members of the British Columbia Conservative Association over CFCT, Victoria.
Rex Battle's orchestra now heard from CKWX, Vancouver.
Beacon theatre orchestra is being used quite frequently to supply dance music to listeners of CJOR, Vancouver.
A new singer on CKMO, Vancouver, is Ely Brabant. He hails from Alberta.
Cigarette Lady is the name of a new series of skits presented three times weekly over CKCD. Vancouver. Author is Dorothy Fowler.
George McInnes is soon to inaugurate a weekly program of Scottish and other songs over CJOR, Vancouver. He has been on the David Spencer hour over the same station for over a year.

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Re: Western Canada Radio Headlines, June 12, 1934

Postby Jack Bennest » Sat May 02, 2015 7:37 am

In 2050 will anyone remember the names of Frosty Forst, Real Roy at LG or Monty in the Morning?

Just nice to know Jim that life changes every day but much is just the same old grind.
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Re: Western Canada Radio Headlines, June 12, 1934

Postby cart_machine » Sat May 02, 2015 1:31 pm

Jack Bennest wrote:In 2050 will anyone remember the names of Frosty Forst, Real Roy at LG or Monty in the Morning?


2050? You think many people remember Monty MacFarlane today?

We're living in a world where some people truly believe Kanye West discovered Paul McCartney.

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