22 SEPTEMBER 1939, Page 6

I hear it suggested that the halfpenny postcard should be

restored. With the present dispersal of the population and break-up of families, much more communication by post will be needed. But the evacuees are in the main not letter- writers. A dozen lines on a postcard will usually meet their need. And it makes a difference to them whether a dozen cards cost 6d. or 1s.