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Gloria jmd Her* Marquis To Be Just Good Friends r Divorce Is Over 3c Per Copy , ALTON* ILL., —i" i i ...... •,.'•• - , ..-, ,. |fr ^a»j.^-^- Schumann-tieink ; Lauds Blind Singer NHW YORK, Oct. 32, (XP)— ' Mwguerita Kuppersraith ofiMto- bUe, Ala., who is blind, • is regarded regarded by Mtoe. Ernestine Schu- tnanh-Helnk, as a orbmlMngr singer,, Miss Kuppersmlth is amone. the young women who have been awarded scholarships for vocal study. Three thousand . applications were mad6 to Mine. Schumann-Helnk for 40 scholarships. : East Alton Talks Of Bond Issue to Pay Its Deficit Asks Attorney's Opinion —Temporary Solution Of Difficulty Decision that $19,604.30 in face warrants held against the village East Alton by the Illinois State Bank, were not anticipation warrants, warrants, reached by the attorneys of bank and the village has solved temporarily that communities financial financial problems. The result of the attorneys' conference conference was announced at the board meettog Tuesday night, and the decision decision ended a period of a month during which the village was unable pay its bills from most of its funds, and during which none of its officers received any salary 1 . The bank agreed to issue to the village, the full legal amount of anticipation anticipation warrants, 75 percent of amount of taxes included in the for this year, providing the village village would use half of the sum received received to take up part of the old face warrants which has been accumulating accumulating in the bank for the past years. The amount of anticipation warrants warrants Issuable to the village would $14,665. In the meantime the board passed resolution last night instructing attorney, M. E. Newell, to report it on the expense to which it would have to go to float a bond Issue No. 3 on Actress'-LfetGoes <Way of Wallace $eery And Capitalist • — *.*,. ' * LOS ANGELES, Oct. 32 t/fc Gloria Gloria Bwanson's long, heralded suit for divorce from the Marquis «enri De La Falalse De Ht Obudraw *a* on file here today. . . The screen star's Wtorney filed the suit yesterday, charging "wilful "wilful and malicious,desertion." Confirming Confirming statements made at the time the question of divorces was broached, the Marquis said he would not contest the action. The couple was married In Paris, January 23, 1925. and separated a year ago, the complaint states. Both principals professed admira- tlon\ ton the other. "We will always be good friends." the actress said. "1 like Henri and I appreciate his difficulties to being being married to me. i am so devoted to my career that my first interests are naturally to my screen work." The Marquis said he still had a very high regard" for Miss Swanson, Swanson, "i wish her every happiness In the world," he'said, "and if it is a divorce she wants she may have it if the court will give her one." The suit was the beginning of the end fo» Miss Swanson's third matrimonial matrimonial venture. In the early days of the movies she was married to Wallace Beery, screen villain. Both then were struggling for the recognition recognition they later won. They were divorced in 1918, Beery charging desertion. desertion. Miss Swanson married Herbert Somborn, a wealthy resident of. Pasadena, only to have him dl- vOree her because "she placed her career above everything else." The Marquis, who has been seen often to the company of Constance Bennett, film actress, since the separation, separation, said this friendship had nothing nothing to do with the divorce,. "As for- rumors of any engagement engagement to Miss Bennett," he said, "she and I have been good friends Jor a long time. I am not divorced yet. Who can tell what may happen to the, future." The Marquis is employed to Hollywood Hollywood as an assistant producer. For several years following his marriage to Miss Swanson he was representative representative abroad for a Hollywood studio.