16 NOVEMBER 1907, Page 42

The Municipal Manual. By Albert E. Lauder. (P. S. King

and Son. 8s. 6d. net.)—Mr. Lauder explains the constitution of local governing bodies, and then discusses in detail the various matters with which they have to deal. These are publics health, high- ways, dm, protective and regulative powers (such things as diseases of animals, weights and measures, explosives, licensing of music-halls), extra-municipal services (such as allotments, libraries, the unemployed), finance, education, and Poor Law.