Foreign News: Adam & Eve

Several times in Germany last week sex officially reared its head:

¶The Government's vital statistics bureau announced that marriages in the Ostmark (onetime Austria) numbered 4,126 in July, almost quadrupling Austria's 1,092 in July 1937. Delighted, a bureau spokesman announced: "It is hoped that next year's birthrate in the Ostmark will be at least double that of 1938." Since August 1, however, more than 10,000 applications for divorce have been filed in Vienna. Reason: under papal law in Austria, a marriage in which one spouse was Roman Catholic was indissoluble by divorce; now that...

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