Foreign News: Terrible Conditions

While Irish Senators debated whether to put colleens below the age of consent into "distinctive dresses", Scotch solons of Glasgow's Diocesan Council were apprised of "terrible moral conditions in Scotland" by their rapporteur on vital statistics, Major A. R. Haverfield.

"In all Scotland," declared the Major, "illegitimate births total 68.9 per thousand population, compared with 44 per thousand in all England. Illegitimate births in Scotland per thousand of unmarried women total 11.3 compared with 5.16 among unmarried women in England.

"The main trouble with Scottish young people," concluded Major Haverfield, "is that...