A central London office for the Economic Reform Club and Institute has now been opened at Penton House, Penton Street, Haymarket, and a new Parliamentary Economic and Monetary Committee has also been formed as the result of the initiative of the club. The latter venture is characterised by the president, Sir Reginald Rowe, writing irk the Monthly Bulletin. as an invasion of "a territory that is hostile mainly through ignorance."
Activities of the club, which engages in research into monetary reform matters, have been remarkably successful in the past year, branches being now established in Nottingham, Leeds. Kenya and New Zealand.
Twenty pounds was realised by a special collection at St. Edward's, Kettering, for gifts for the Forces. A quarterly news-letter is also sent, contaming all parochial news and contributions from parishioners serving overseas.
The King has approved the award of the Distinguished Service Order for gallantry displayed in flying operations against the enemy to Acting Squadron Leader Colin Francis Campbell, D.F.C., R.A.F.V.R., No. 109 Squadron. He is 30 and a native of Margaree, Nova Scotia; his home is now at Cambridge.
An event of the past year at St. Edward's, Kettering, has been the formation by Fr. Kevin Jones of clubs for boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 19. Though only about two months old, these clubs have achieved popularity, and some of the weekly features have been a personally conducted visit to an aerodrome by 76 of the boys and girls, and another by rail to Leicester to a concert by the London Philharmonic Orchestra,