10 MAY 1930, Page 18



. We are informed that this museum is now completed and will be glad to receive articles of interest in connexion with Portland which members of the public may care to entrust to it. These should be addressed to the Portland Island Museum, c/o II. J. Sansom, Esq., Pennsylvania Castle, Portland, and should be accompanied by a letter giving as full a description as possible.


The author of the article -entitled " Pleiades " on p. 736 of your issue for May 3rd writes this sentence : "It is not what George Eliot made of -The Mill on the Floss or Middle- march when she drew the figures of Hetty or Lydgate. . . ." Surely Hetty is one of the characters in Adam Bede, not in The Mill on the Floss.—ARTHUR POLLOK SYM, D.D., 18 Wester Coates Gardens, Edinburgh. [Orion asks us to say for-him "Peceavi."—En. Spectator.]