4 NOVEMBER 1916, Page 32

The Nation of the Future. By L. Haden Guest. (G.

Bell a-si Sons. 2s. net.)—In this thoughtful little book the autho-, a school medical officer, explains- the importance of the regular medical inspection now enforced in elementary schools, and urges that it should be supplemented by school clinics where the unhealthy children can be properly treated at regular intervals instead of being left to the care of parents who will not or cannot secure them medical attention. This will cost money, but it will bo well spent.