Books: C<sub>2</sub>H<sub>5</sub>OH

LIQUOR, THE SERVANT OF MAN—Walton Hall Smith & Ferdinand C. Helwig —Little, Brown ($2).

>Beverage alcohol (C<sub>2</sub>H<sub>5</sub>OH) does not cause cirrhosis of the liver, heart trouble, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, Bright's disease. It does not even cause d.t.s (the drunkard's deficiency in diet causes the illusion of snakes). It is only slightly habit-forming (smoking and overeating are far more so).

> "Alcohol is a sex depressant and not a stimulant" (as Shakespeare rightly noted when he wrote: "It provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance. . . .").

>Users of alcohol produce better babies...

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