Page 17, 20th December 1935

20th December 1935
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A Short Story

The Cast Iron Alibi By Capt. T. W. Curd William Brent reviewed his plans for the last time. Not without reason had he devoured every detective and crime story that he could lay......

The Nobel Peace Prize

A telegram from Oslo states that the Nobel committee has decided not to award the peace prize this year. I number no professional diplomats or ministers for foreign affairs......

" Nerves " Cured By Gramophone Cult Of The " Ology "

The newest recruit to the ranks of the "ologies" is psychophony—or the cure of "nerves" by gramophone. In other words, the replacing of auto-suggestion by mechanised suggestion.......

Bridge Notes

By Q.E.D. When South is playing the hand at 3 No Trumps the opening lead of West is always a matter of critical importance. If his partner, East, has called during the bidding,......

Sensation-mongering About A Suicide Relative's Protest

Recently in our Notes and Comments we gave a gross example of the impertinent sensation-mongering of the "yellow press." Last week, the following letter appeared in The Times......