INDEX A Absenteeism, in relation to alco- hol, 234-236 Abstainers, mortality of, 212-220 Accidents, industrial, in relation to alcohol, 230-233 - Alcohol, consumption of, in rela- tion to prohibition: in America, 11-14, in Finland, 35-36, in Sweden, 56; yearly consump- tion of, in Great Britain, 75; action of, on human organism, 138; action of : on walking, 140, on shooting, 141, on industrial work, 141, on mental work, 153- 158; action of: in relation to food, 159-168; in blood of dogs, 165-167, 176; in blood of man, 167, 168, 176, 180-183, 193; influence of dilution on effect of, 169-182; disappearance of, from blood, 181-183; effect of repeated small doses of, 184- 187; influence of excessive in- dulgence in, on longevity, 203, 204; racial effect of, 223-227; effect of, on industrial effi- ciency, 227-237 Alcoholic liquors, effects of various, 187-190; effect of mixed, 190 Alcoholism, deaths from, in America, 19-21; in Great Britain, 75-77, 204-211 Alliance Year Book ” quoted, 8, 31, 39, 44, 46, 47, 64, 105, 106, 109, 125, 128, 134, 207, 213, 236 Angell, Dr., 27 Annan, chief inn at, 123 Aschaffenburg, 141 rg Asquith, H. H., 127, 128 Astor, Lady, 66, 128 Astor, Lord, 129 Australia, prohibition movement in, 47-52 R Barmen, mortality of. 206, 208, 212 Barrington, A., 223 Bedford, T., 236 Beer, compared with spirits in the causation of drunkenness, 73; consumption of, in Great Britain, 75; reduced output during war, 89; duties on, in- creased, 9o; increased sale when duty was decreased, g1; differential rate of taxation of, 99, 195, 244; effect of various quantities cf, on typewriting errors, 171, 172; non-intoxi- cating action of weak, 174, 175; cost of, in different strengths, 38, 194-201 3eman, L. T., 19, 25, 28 Benedict, 152, 153 Booth, Evangeline, 24 Bratt system of control, 131-133 Brewers, and tied houses, 103, 109 Brewing and distilling, home, 14, 15, 57, 60, 65 Butler, N. M., 28 Butler, W. W.. 107 ® Canada, prohibition movement in, 39-47, 239 Canterbury, Archbishop of, 127 2