Page 3, 29th July 1955

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All Sorts : By Fr. Basset, S. J.

SAD LETTERS FROM THE ARGENTINE T HREE days ago a friend told me that she had written to the Archbishop of Canterbury to pro. test at his hitter remarks about the Catholic......

Promenade Hand-book

THE STORY OF THE PROMS. (Published by the B.B.C., 2s. 66.) J UST 60 years ago when Sir Henry Wood walked on to the platform of the old Queen's Hall to conduct the first......

New Season

'TI HE new season of concerts 1 started last Saturday with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm with the B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra under Sir Malcolm Sargent. Two new orchestras the......

Alcuin On The Latest Books

Popular astronomy and absurdity FRONTIERS OF ASTRONOMY, by Fred Hoyle (William Heinemann, 25s.). T HE best thing in this book of over 350 pages is the 59 superb plates for which......

A 'no Nonsense' Magistrate

But this author reflects the best English traditions JOTTINGS OF A IP., by Alfred Salt (Christopher Johnson, 6d.). \/J ANY years of experience as a prison visitor and as a......

Bismarck Could Be Charming, Too

By Sir Desmond Morton BISMARCK, the Man and the Statesman, by A. J. P. Taylor. (Hamish Hamilton, 18s.) E VERYONE receives grace enough to become a saint. Mercifully, few are......

Looking And Listening

Many viewers must well T V • be mystified by the commercialism of the B.B.C. when it is a question of the film industry. I should say that a feature on Monday night coolly......

Gardening

I . A NY early potatoes still in the ground can be lifted now and the space they leave can lae green manured by sowing some mustard and then digging it in later before the......