5 MARCH 1932, Page 17

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR. ] Sin,—Why should "old s choolmasters"

like Dean Welldon write reactionary letters on subjects on which they have no practical experience? Dean Welldon's position in the Church is apt to give value to-his pronouncements on teaching which. they -do not deserve. -Had he had a single terms experience of teaching beginners Latin with the reformed pronunciation he would 'inety-nine out of a hundred who hold that the new' is better than the old.".

The Cosinopolitan Club, Corporation Street, Birmingham.