FICTION: One Man's Meat

MEAT—Wilbur Daniel Steele—Harpers—($2.50).

The Story. When Anne India heard of the death of her cousin Tomlin, she exulted in life's restored cleanliness. Cousin Tomlin had been born with a little horn above his left ear. It had vanished during his babyhood leaving only a corneous spot on his skull; but people were glad when Tomlin died.

When Anne India gave birth to a son conceived in the triumph of Cousin Tomlin's demise, her husband implored the doctor to let it die. For baby Rex had a little horn above his left ear. But Rex...