18 MAY 1950, page 20

False Profits Sta,—in His Most Interesting Article, Fair...

the Spectator of April 28th, Sir Harry Gilpin remarks: "The fair rent to the investor must take into account the real capital represented, as against the nominal capital of the......

A School For Climbers

SIR,—It is a pity that the Derbyshire Education*Committee has not taken advantage , of the opening, which Janus gave it a month ago, to justify its " singular proposal " to......

S1r,—mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu In His Article On The

Cup Final has been brave enough to put into words something that has troubled northern football followers in relation to southern clubs for some time—the seemingly increasing......

Wages And Dividends

Stn,—It seems to be assumed that those who receive dividends as income are the " rich " (if any of these are left). Actually, distributed dividends are paid in small amounts to......

Mr. Davidson's Germany

SIR,—May I suggest that Miss Wiskemann in her review of Germany, What Now ? by Basil 1;tavidson has, well directed though her criticisms are, missed one, essential' point ? This......

A Message From Western Germany

SIR. — Cultural endeavour is one of the best ways to foster understanding and mutual respect between nations. We take the view that culture is truly international because it is......

The Cup Final

SIR,—I always look forward with great pleasure to Mr. Mallalieu's delight- ful accounts of cricket and football matches in the Spectator, but what was.the matter with him at......