18 MAY 1923, page 14

Native Troops.

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SIR,—In Africa south of the Equator we have the Union, South-West Africa, several Protectorates, Southern and Northern Rhodesia, Portuguese......

Home Rule Means Rome Rule. [to The Editor Of The

Smarm - on.] Sin,—In the past I have often been told by Protestants who, like myself, fear the influence and methods of the Roman Catholic Church, that " Home Rule means Rome......

Night Piece.

THE Pole, the Bear, and Cassiopeia, So softly shining, Dark heaven, dark world, to an exquisite dim Defeat consigning, Do turn by day away from us, away from us Their careless......

Children's Clothes.

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SIRS I am possessed by twin daughters, in their seventh year, and the problem of their clothing puzzles my poor male mind. Why are children's "......

Poetry.

WILD BIRDS. (Fox H.) Moon cock and hen by night Lover by lover lies ; They give each other delight With their sweet, quiet cries. Man were a fool to doubt, Love is so sweet a......

The Late Sir Walter Raleigh.

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] Sra,—May I ask those friends and acquaintances of the late Sir Walter Raleigh who were in correspondence with him to let me have any letters......

A Hindrance To British Trade With South Africa.

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] Sin,—If only England, that is, the merchants, would push in our markets and leave off hankering after Russia and Germany we should begin to......