16 NOVEMBER 1895, Page 14

Transactions of the National Liberal Club Political Economy Circle. Vol.

II. Edited by J. H. Levy. (P. S. King and Son.)— There are some very interesting papers in this volume, papers dealing with many of the great economical questions of the day. Mr. W. E. Bear, for instance, has some interesting things to say about " Agricultural Distress and its Remedies," but, alas! the distress is more palpable than the remedies. The Rev. A. Moore Ede contributes a paper on "Pensions for the Aged." We are dis- posed to agree when he says that "the workhouse for the aged is doomed." But what is to be done with the imbecile and the generally helpless?