"WE nearly did it in March-a
" house in the Boltons-it had everything-we bid (bade?offered, anyway, according to our means) negotiations plans permissions humming. hawing, haggling yes wait town planning in a week? hold on till objections over-ruled too late someone else had come in with hard cash in plenty sold."
The above, from "The News" of Servite House, London, is a story with a moral-E20,000 cash would have purchased an admirable extension to the Home, which at present cares for over thirty old people. A piece of good news, however, concerns the four houses in Kent which were given to the Servite Fathers by the Cranleigh Swash Memorial Trust Fund. They will be converted into one-room flatlets for elderly people, at an estimated cost of about £16,000.
"The News" also mentions the Alexandra Rose Day on June 23 ("can we picket Kensington with sturdy beggars?") from which the Home benefits.