4 JUNE 1971, page 26

Quaker Money

Sir: There will be many in near- despair and amazement like your correspondent J. L. Insley (Letters, 8 May) at the revelations concern- ing the Joseph Rowntree Social Service......

Press Design

Sir: I agree with the letter (22 May) about the typography and lay-out of your paper. In truth, I used to LIKE having the SPECTATOR lying on my table but I don't now. I think......

Nixon's Credibility Gap

Sir: About two months ago you printed a kind of eulogy of Mr Nixon's state of the world address to the Congress. although the world press apparently was sceptical or......

Refusing The Bait

Sir: I was interested to read in Clive Gammon's article (22 May) how the wily anglers had noticed the hook in the bait offered to them by the British Field Sports Society. Long......

Crime Friction

Sir: As whipping-boy for Mr David Hare's dislike of a school of crime fiction writers, may I speak up? Not for our books, which are there to be criticised as anybody pleases,......

Absolutely Relative

Sir: In reply to Thomas W. Gadd (22 May), 1 would point out that he is confusing the philosophical 'Absolute' with the use of the term 'absolutism' as a purely political......

Solecist

Sir: In his biography of Asquith, on p. 203. Roy Jenkins writes: . Asquith retired to Cannes, forgetting that he had an engage- ment to dine . . . at Windsor. This solecism led......

Scruton On Greene

Sir: Why have someone review Graham Greene who is totally out of sympathy with him? A little iconoclasm can be good, but near- total destruction! I Mr Scruton dislikes the......

Sir: I Write To Echo The Complaints Of Mr Ingham

(Letters, 22 May) and to add a few of my own concerning the SPECTATOR'S de- teriorating presentation. The stapling is regularly insuffi- cient: quite often there is but one......