improvement of his own character and the betterment of his conditions.
THE MODEL CITY has twelve departments, each filled by people whose natural talents and training fit them for that kind of employment. These departments are divided into sub-groups so as to include all the varieties of work necessary to make up the complex life of society.
The plan on the next page shows that the arrangement of these departments is copied from that of the brain.' This enables them all to respond and cooperate with each other in a perfectly natural manner. And this also means that they have the highest degree of dispatch, economy and convenience in all their operations.
Quite recently the chief officer in the largest city of the world asserted in public that there is not a large city on earth that is planned with reference to the inventions,- utilities, knowledge and requirements of modern civilized life ! The man of science, then, has a good reason for wishing to present a better model, one in which wisdom, beauty and utility shall have equal expression.
The various employments of society bear certain fixed relations to each other. And these relations depend both upon the very nature of the employments and upon the arrangement of groups in the brain itself. For it is this internal order of parts among the faculties that makes us conscious of external order and adapts us to work in outward arrangements.
A single example will illustrate this point. On the south side of the city three departments form the