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SUGGEST HUMAN STOCK SHOWS
WITH BLUE RIBBONS Battle Creek, Mich., Jan. 10. Hu man "stock shows" with blue ribbons for the most perfectly developed men and women and the tacking of hu man pedigrees to every perfect indi vidual born in the world are some of the suggestions contained in a paper read by Dr. J. H. Kellogg before the National Conference on Race Better ment. "We want to have good men and good 'women in this country," said the Battle Creek man. "Then why not proceed in the same manner in which we aise fancy sheep and cows?" "The way to stimulate men to right living is to establish a eugenic record, or pedigree book. Persons who have been pronounced perfect by experts can register their Earns and those of their children. Ultimate ly we shall have a line of people in this country that will show the re sults of a movement toward better development." Dean Sumner made the statement that the boys of the country are com ing to learn there is a calling just as sacred as that of motherhood, and that is the calling of fatherhood. "The boy is being taught just as well as the girl in the home, of the sacredness of his body," he. stated. "The old theory of the boy and his wild oats is giving way." 9,000 NATIVES RIOTING Pretoria, Jan. 10. 9,000 natives, : emboldened by conditions resulting from general South African railway strike, reported to be attacking. Euro peans and looting their homes at Jagersf ontein. Militia and armed po lice .rushed by special train. Strike grows graver. Three union officials arrested and sent to jail with out bail. o o Five hundred and forty pounds of blood' pa&s through the heart in one hour. BLAMES FEMINIST MOVEMENT FOR DIVORCE RATE "Leaders in the feminist movement are charged with a large share of re sponsibility for making America's di- vorce rate the second largets in the world," said Rev. Edwin Heyl Delk of Philadelphia, in an article on "Di vorce and Social Welfare" in the cur rent number of the Biblican World, and sees menace in the movement. "The movement," he declared, "has taken on in some quarters a rank license and riot of expression in both literature and life, which threatens the moral and legal statues of the whole nation." Among the other causes of divorce enumerated are erotic novels, inde cent bodicus, the passion of admir ation, jewels, physical comfort and emotional thrills, cocktails, cigarets and hasty marriages. Dr. Delk urges uniform marriage and divorce laws as the greatest reform need. In discussing feminism, Dr. Delk says that all motherhood is sacred within or without the marriage bond. o o MILWAUKEE'S WEDDING FAMINE AN EXPENSIVE DEAL Milwaukee, Jan. 10. The wedding "famine" caused by the eugenics law is costing Milwaukee in the neigh. borhood of $10,000 a day, according to estimates. The average rate of rent paid by newly-wedded couples is $18. a month and landlords are losing $450 a day. The coal men are losing $400 a day; PmTiishing for each flat expenditure of at least $300, and the nest feath erers are losing 7,500 daily. The grocery man is losing about $150 a day and $250 in ministers' fees are going by the board every day. Cloth ing merchants are losing $625 daily by not selling "glad rags." $750 a day is an easy estimate 61 the loss of the brides' "scenery." Add to this items for photographs, flowers, wedding trip, carriages, -musicians an ddecorations, and the daily loss is well above $10,000.