16 AUGUST 1957, Page 27

Dickens in Nicholas Nickleby introduces the, 'United Metropolitan Improved Hot

Muffin and Crumpet Baking and:Punctual Delivery Com- pany.' A prize of six guineas is offered for the title of a proposed charity or organisation appropriate to 1957 and an extract from the chairman's annual. statement on the activities of the past year. Limit: 150 words.

Entries, addressed 'Spectator CoMpetition No. 392,' 99 Gower Street, London, WCI, by August 27. Results on September 6.