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'The Student Christian Movement publish at Is. 6d. A Handbook

to the Drink Problem, by Mr. Will Reason, with a preface by Lord Astor, which makes out a strong case for supporting the " Ox-ford Bill," or a Local Option Bill. The book is scrupulously fair ; while putting forward a powerful plea for prohibition, it quotes the opinion of the Medical Research .Council, who found that under certain conditions alcohol may be considered to be physiologically harmless in the case of the large majority of normal adults."