Books: Builders

THE BUILDERS OF AMERICA—Ellsworth Huntington & Leon F. Whitney —Morrow ($3.50). Unlike some advocates of birth control who whine for an indiscriminate decrease in the world-birth rate, Authors Huntington, able Yale environist, and Whitney, able Secretary of the American Eugenics Society, with many a diagram and graph, powerfully defend their contention that the intelligent minority should be more prolific. Most novel, indisputable, disastrous, are the statistics which they produce upon those who achieve irritating and ephemeral success during their collegiate careers, and who, when they graduate, are reluctant to duplicate their superiorities...

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