23 AUGUST 1945, page 11

P.r. At Cambridge

Ste,—Since I was present throughout the counting and transfer of votes at the Cambridge University Election, may I reassure Mr. F. C. Frank on two points? First, his surmises......

P.r. In Ireland

SIR, —The stereotyped objection to the P.R. System is that it is too complicated for average voters and candidates, the results being arrived at by a "process suitable as task......

Sut,—professor A. V. Hill Believes That In Face Of The

threat of the atomic bomb the only hope for mankind lies in an international brotherhood of scientific men with a common ethical standard, who must be given their proper place......

A Crisis Of Civilisation

SIn,—When the world learned recently of the use of the atomic bomb, there came forcibly into my mind a little poem written by Sir Ronald Ross on August 21st, 5897, the day on......

Ethiopia And The Italian Colonies

SIR, —It is not surprising that Brigadier Kennedy Cooke found " little real anti-Italian feeling" in Eritrea at the time of which he is speaking. With Rommel in Egypt and the......

Letters To The Editor

THE CHURCH IN GERMANY Sin,—Apropos of the letter of an English chaplain in Berlin, sent to you last week by the Bishop of Chichester, it would be interesting to know if the......

Sir,—the Election At Cambridge University Has Sent The...

The Spectator to Westminster much to the gratification of his many readers. But it will also have served, unless I am greatly mistaken, as a complete demonstration of the utter......