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America's great divorce problem begins with our marriage problem
34,000 babies
of unmarried mothers
born here each year
What becomes of them ?
THIRTY-FOUR thousand little babies that no
body wants to live.
What becomes of the thousands of these little
babies that disappear quietly each year with
some one getting paid for each disappearance? 1
What becomes of the thousands of frightened
unmarried mothers blackmailed to the last penny?
Would you believe that there is in America an or
ganized method for getting rid of nameless babies?
Dorothy Canfield exposes the whole dreadful
traffic in her article in Pictorial Review for October
entitled "A Square Deal for the Nameless Child."
It will tell you facts almost incredible, but
proved.-- When are we going to act? When are we
going to do what France did? Every wife and
mother should read this shameful record.
Home-making as the
modern woman does it
Do you know how Mrs. Martin saves money on
Meat? (page 69)
Do you know twelve recipes for Pickles? (page 37)
Do you know how to make Desserts without Sugar?
(page 63)
Do you know 17 Kansas Recipes? (page 94)
Do you know how to Make A Home and A Living?
(page 134) v
Do you know how to have a Perfect Laundry?
(page 52) .
CARRIAGE is" like the movies" said one young
war-bride-Keno-divorcee. You can eo into
the show and if you don't like it you can get
up and go out"
War-brides figured in' forty per cent of last year's
Reno divorces ending marriages of haste and passing
In nearly half our states it is not even necessary to
register a marriage.
And look at our divorce courts 1
In a single year the divorces granted in America
k were more than double the number in twenty European
countries combined. We have forty-eight separate
divorce laws one for every state.
Did you know that if you marry a divorced man, you
can later be named as his corespondent?
That at the beginning, of a trip you may be a man's
wife and at the end not his wife?
That if you take your children out of the state they
may become illegitimate?
That you can be the legal wife of two men, of either
of them, or of neither at the same time?
That at the same time you can be both single and a
Helen Ring Robinson's discussion of marriage and
divorce discloses some amazing, ludicrous and tragic
results of our chaotic divorce situation. She gives a
graphic pen portrait of Reno, the divorce-boom town,
what it is. and what it does.
Read her revealing, thought-provoking article. It
contains facts that no American woman should be
ignorant of. Don't miss
"Taking the cure at Reno"
Big fall fashion number
Do you know the proper length
for skirts this Jail j
Do you know how long sleeves
are going to bet
Will you wear high neck or tow T
These are the things every well-dressed
woman wants to know, and these are the
very things the October Pictorial Review
tells you. Women of refinement, always
seeking the new and beautiful in dress, will
have their ambitions gratified in the charm
ing styles shown in Pictorial Review for
October. All the latest Parisian novelties:
The new beauty Window dresses
The new Coat dresses
The new Moyen Age dresses
And the new Peg Top dresses
. And don't forget that perfect-fitting Pictorial
Review Patterns enable you to reproduce every
one of these new styles.
A great collection of
unusual short stories
Edward J. O'Brien, the noted critic, has fre
quently stated that Pictorial Review publishes
more short stories of first quality than any magatiat
in its class. In this issue are eight complete storiM
that clearly indicate why Mr. O'Brien has bestowed
signal honors on Pictorial Review fiction.
Do you like a grim, fantastio story? Read
"Footfalls" by Wilbur Daniel Steele.
Do you want to laugh? Read "La Doulourf
euse" by H. Collinson Owen.
Does Oriental romance charm you? Read
"The Lute of Jade" by Achmed Abdullah.
Do young people's love affairs interest yout
Read "Love's Derelict" by Leona Dalyrympk.
Do you like to solve a mystery? Read "Red
Gulls" by Ethel Watts Mumford. 1
Do you like to read ot queer people? Head
"The Refuge" by Mary Cholmondeley.
For a mystifying character study readfTCht
Strange Case of Mr. Nix" by Hugh Walpole.
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October Fall Fashion Number Out Today
This edition limited to two million copies
Reese Magazine Agency
Memphis Distributors
8 North Front Street
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