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NEWS OF THE WORLD, ! 1-

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! EDUCATION AND LUNACY. I

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EDUCATION AND LUNACY. I I A CREWE COUNCIL DISCUSSION. I I At a meeting of the Crewe Town Council on I Wednesday, Mr. J. II. Kettell referred to the pioposal of the Education Committee to send the Director of Educaroa to Americ-a. a me mber of the Yio-C"ty Commission to report on American methods of education, and sug- gested that he should also make some inquiry a3 to tho rapid increase of lunacy in that coun- try. (Laughter.) In a few years the number of lunatics in Ainerica had doubled. He hoped the Director would inquire whether that was duo to children being over-educated. Lunacy was a'so incrcas ng in th:s country. Years ago it was larg o;y attributed to the drinking habits of tho p-cp'e; but nowadays p-,cp'e were moJO tompr:ak" and yet lunac-y was increassnjr. M'ght it not bo duo to the cra,mmin? of ch'l- dren with educat'on which their minds cou'd not properly as,,im-; Mr. W. William, attributed the increase of lunacy to the- teriib'e struggle for existence. Ho believed tho spread of lunacy in Amerioa. was due to the "awful system" under which men lived there, and to the abominable Trusts. The conditions weie such as would wreck the best intellects. More education might prevent that. In this country, however, the finest in- tellects in the business world were being driven nearly mad by the hara^sang cond t'ons of in- dustrial life. The only remedy for this was Socia'ism. Mr. Kettell said it was astonishing how littl^e education some of the r best bus ness men bad. (Laughter.) The motion for the Director of Education to go to America was agreed to.

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