23 DECEMBER 1905, Page 15

Sin,—You are not often caught napping, but when you speak

of Mr. Chamberlain's "Cassandra-like warnings" (Spectator, December 16th, p. 1022) you surely forget that Cassandra was always right. It was the foolish Trojans who would not listen to her who ruined their country.—I am, Sir, &c., F. J. C, [A hit, a very palpable hit.—En. Spectator.]