27 SEPTEMBER 1945, page 14

Country Life

A CUMBERIAND farmer of my acquaintance said not long since—and meant it—" I am as fond of money as other Men ; but I don't like it as much as seeing my stock looking well." In......

British Allegiance

Site,—I would appreciate it very much if you would consider the follow- ing lines for publication in your periodical: " I, —, swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful'and......

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Liberalism Sir,—" Nothing Succeeds Like Success " And,...

fails like failure. I suppose, in the circumstances Liberals should not expect much sympathy, even from the liberal-minded Janus. Maybe he considers his remarks on the subject......

In My Garden , The English Householder Is, As A

rule perhaps, a little remiss in the drying of herbs, as the gardener in growing them. Dried herbs are a great standby in the winter (as indeed are the dried—not dehydrated-......

R.a.f. Release

,SIR,—You state in your editorial in last week's issue that the present scheme for Release from the Forces devised by Mr. Bevin is generally 'approved but that the speed of......

Ghoulish Butterflies

A very strange example of the feeding habits of butterflies, which enjoy equally rotting-fruit and the nectar of flowers, is told me by an R.A.F. officer. He was stationed in......

Sta,—as A Member Of The Liberal Party I Was Naturally

interested in Mr. Hogg's letter, asserting the community of views between Liberals and Tory Reformers. I quite agree. But does Mr. Hogg really think that even with Liberal aid......

Where Trees Were The Ugly Effects Of War Became Lamentably

apparent in scores of the small beautiful woods and spinneys that dot the countryside. When the trees have been completely cleared, nothing 'remains—so a West Country......