11 DECEMBER 1909, Page 16

[TO THE EDITOR OF THE " SPECTATOR:1 Sin,—The Central Council

of the Mothers' Union, represent- ing over three hundred thousand members, desire to express their great satisfaction at the attitude taken up by you and also by the Associations of Circulating Libraries and of Publishers on the subject of objectionable books. They earnestly hope that your efforts may result in the permanent improvement in tone of modern literature..--I am, Sir, &c.,

Many E. Suitzum, President

(On behalf of the Central Council of the Mothers' Union),

Church House, Westminster, S. W.