20 MAY 1905, Page 15


THE amount of subscriptions and fees received up to May 18th for the Cheap Cottages Exhibition is £1,194 18s., in addition to £420 promised to the Prizes Fund, making a total of £1,614 18s. Though the result achieved up till now is encouraging, those responsible for the organisation of the Exhibition are most anxious to see the subscription list still further augmented in order that the prizes may be on an adequate scale. We trust, therefore, that readers of the Spectator will help the work by donations. The following sum has recently been received through the Spectator :— A Grateful Reader L'2 0 0 We are asked by the "County Gentleman" to state that Mr. Wilbraham V. Cooper is the organising secretary of the Exhibi- tion, and that all inquiries in regard to the Cheap Cottages Exhibition made by Builders and others who propose to exhibit should be addressed to the Secretary, Cheap Cottages Exhibition, 347 Birkbeck Bank Chambers, Holborn, W.C. We are also informed that Messrs. Thorne and Welsford (17 Gracechurch Street, B.C.) have most generously consented to act as honorary solicitors to the Exhibition.