13 FEBRUARY 1909, Page 15


ero Tine EDITOR or Tits " sew:wrote.- Sin,—In the latest mails from Benguella my friends inform me that the planters continue to have things all their own way, and the activity to which I endeavoured to call attention in the Spectator of January 9th has by no means diminished. It is evident that they are nervous and anxious to make full use of their opportunities whilst they can. This continual manifestation of alarm, if proving that the agitation has not been unheeded, goes to emphasise the cruelly negative character of the results achieved from the point of view of humanity. It shows palpably that active measures are urgently needed against theirs. This has been going on now for over two years.—I