ROBERT W. DEFOREST.
MR. EDMOND KELLY, an American student of social problems, has the unusual advantage of being able to view these problems from the broad perspective of European experience gained by a long residence abroad. He brings that knowledge and experience most helpfully to bear on the problem of vagrancy, which has already assumed such serious importance in every large American city. To the Old World it is an old problem with which some Continental communities have been long dealing with more or less success. To the New World it is, fortunately for us, a new problem with which we have only begun to deal and to the solution of which, with Mr. Kelly's aid, we can apply Old World experience.
Mr. Kelly reiterates the long admitted proposition that "vagrancy is kept alive