11 JULY 1931, Page 17

THE ANIMAL WORLD [To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SIR,—Your

review of The Animal Year Book justly emphasizes the statement that foreign workers "Make the English law the pattern for suggested reforms." When M. Venizelos, a warm friend of animals, was collecting the materials for the Bill, now before the Greek Parliament, for amending and ex- tending the Greek law of 1917 and the subsequent decrees for the protection of animals, he wrote to me and asked me to pro- cure for him the English legislation on this subject, and English leaflets, translated into Greek, are used as propaganda by the Athens Society for the Protection of Animals.—I am, Sir, .te.,