Foreign News Notes, Sep. 1, 1924

The Bolsheviki may change mates as often as they desire under the new divorce law. Under a recent decree they may change any or all of their names by the simple process of notifying the Registrar of the Commune. The only change that the Bolshevik authorities will not tolerate is a change of Government.

In Turkestan and Bokhara, the waters of the River Amu-Oxus were in such a hurry to get to the Aral Sea that they leapt the banks, flooded the country, submerged more than 2,000 villages, caused much loss of life.

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