18 DECEMBER 1909, Page 15


[To TEE EDITOE or Tam "Spaarkroz."]

SIR,—Women in general will be grateful for your unqualified disapproval of Girl Scouts. But is it not an anxious sign of the times if the mothers of girls between the ages of twelve and sixteen have not sufficient control to prevent their daughters from taking part in a pursuit of which they dis- approve, especially one so eminently unsuitable as scouting