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This book with its long and characteristic title was not quite completed at the time of Dr. Southard's death. It is evident that the affection of his friends gathers round his memory.
Book I gives full case records in an attempt to describe the public, social, and individual spheres of social work. Book II has as a special feature a division of "The Kingdom of Evil" into five states, Disease, Ignorance, Vice, Legal Entanglement, Poverty. The last five of thirty-eight illustrative records are examples of so-called pure types of each kind of evil, though the comment shows that the authors recognize that types are never entirely pure. The example of a problem in "Ignorance" follows: John Henry, aged 15, was rescued from a dark cellar where his mother had kept him for five months. His mother previously had kept him back at school and persuaded the teachers that he was