3 JANUARY 1931, Page 24

A New Competition

SUPPOSING your bookshelf. came to life and yyou were able to invite six characters from English fiction to dine with you, which six would make the most pleasant party and with what topic- of interest to them all would you open the conversation ?

The Editor offers a prize of five guineas for the most interesting suggestion.. The Competition will

close on Friday, January .30th. .