1 MAY 1941, page 14

Snt,—miss Rose Macaulay Asks For A Reply To Her Letter

in reference to the defeated Sunday theatre proposals. On the specific point raised, it is obvious that if Sunday theatres were permitted, they would open an Sunday evenings or......

Sta,—i Am Puzzled By The Suggestion Of " A Chairman

of Quarter Sessions " in his article on " Young Offenders."' In the penultimate Paragraph he writes that " the inculcation of a teaching calculated to prevent youth from falling......

Sir,—the Answer To Miss Rose Macaulay's Question Is That...

people still look upon Sunday as the Sabbath. Therefore all amuse- ment or recreation on that day is wrong. The Maltese people, I think, are more Christian and more sensible.......

No Soothing Syrup Sir,—" Janus " Never Wrote A Truer

word than his first note in last week's issue of The Spectator. We do not want any more of this soothing syrup. Are we to be treated any more as children? I......

Sir,—in The Early Days Of The War The Government Stressed

the strength of British morale. As one whose profession brings me into contact with all sorts and conditions of men, I write to point out how I see this morale being damaged by......

Arab Vacillations "

Sra,—It is difficult to see what useful purpose was served, or intended to be served, by the article on " Arab Vacillations " in the issue of April 25th. If it was meant for the......

Sm,—i Submit That Mr. Basset Scott, In His Lengthy Letter

on Sunday Observance, is unfair to the advocates of a restful Sunday. The crux of the whole matter is not so much a question of any interference with the liberties of the......

Young Offenders "

Sno,—Many of your readers must, if they did not already know the fact, have been startled and horrified to learn that one in eighty of the children between ten and fourteen......