27 MARCH 1915, Page 11


[To an EDITOR or an "Brrooros."1 EIR,—I have read the Spectator for many years, always with enjoyment, often with sincere gratitude for its able setting forth of high ideals. But I have never before felt so deeply indebted to it as I was on Saturday last when I read your plea for "prohibition during the war." Cannot the plea become an earnest appeal, and even a demand? II this tremendous time pass away without something heroic having been attempted, we shall stand to all posterity condemned of lack of vision—ispioar, sir rapilat 1,pror iv tarp, irceayir.—I am,

P.S.—Is not that verse from St. James the tree reply to those who would continue racing ?