25 OCTOBER 1963, Page 19

MAINTAINING CONTACT SIR,—With reference to last week's urgent appeal from

the anti-apartheid fortnightly Contact, it occurs to me that, while an immediate and generous response can save the paper meantime, its existence is bound to remain precarious.

If a sufficient number of those who care would pledge themselves to send a fixed sum, however small, at regular intervals (say monthly), the paper

might be able to get on to firmer ground for the


I have written to Contact offering a regular monthly contribution. I hope many other Spectator readers will do the same.

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