Foreign News Notes, Jul. 27, 1925

Beer, according to a bill before the Reichstag, is of three strengths: "Simple" (6.5% alcoholic), "full" (11 to 14%), "reinforced" (16% or more). If the bill passes, only these categories of beer will be sold in Germany.

According to a Berlin financial agency, the Stinnes firm, founded by the late Herr Hugo Stinnes, has disposed of eleven of its holdings: Three banks, two iron works, the Heinrich August Schulte Aktiengesellschaft (joint stock company), an oil company, a real estate company and several hotel.

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