Books: Pension Muck

SOLDIERS WHAT NEXT?—Katherine Mayo—Houghton Mifflin ($3.50).

Muckraking in the Augean stables of U. S. politics was at its height in the day of Theodore Roosevelt, who coined the phrase. But it still goes on and there is always a man with a hoe, a gentleman with a duster or a lady with a new broom to do what by definition is an endless job. Muckraking Katherine Mayo, not content with trying to tidy up one sty, has gone a-raking into other people's barnyards. Her Mother India, a sensational account of conditions among...

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