Mile Marie Meonie Chaptal, granddaughter of the Emperor Napoleon's Minister of the Interior, President of the French National Council of Nurses, delegate of the League of Nations Child Welfare Committee, returned to Geneva lately after a brief inspection of domestic life in the U. S. She did not like what she saw. Opening her report with a few words of praise for President Hoover who received her in the White House, she continued :

"Starting from the Henry Street settlement in New York where I met Miss Lillian D. Wald, I encountered such...

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