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Mll!$ STILL "S Fffl "If She, Wants Divorce, I Will Accede To Her Wish," He Says Â£OS ANGELES-, Oct. 17.-Gloria 17.-Gloria Swanson, film star, and toe. Marquis De La Falaise De La Coudraye after five years of married today appeared on the verge of separation by divorce., . The actress announced she naa placed the matter in- the hands her attorney, Milton Cohen, who said there was no doatot divorce proceedings would be instituted. The marquis told newspaper be would not oppose a divorce. BEST OF FRIENDS "Everything moves too swiftly out here in Hollywood," he saidr "for happy marriage. We have come the parting of the ways and if she wants a divorce I will accede to every wish. We still are the very best of friends." . First intimation that the third matrimonial venture of Miss Swanson Swanson was nearing the rocks carne Wednesday when she confided to friends she would seek a divorce. Previously she had said she and husband were living apart because of "a friendly separation." The actress married the marquis, then 27 years, old, in Paris, France, in 1325, two years after Herbert Somborn, wealthy Pasadena. Cal., resident, had obtained a divorce from her because "she placed her career above everything else. Her first marriage ended in the divorce courts in 1919, when Wallace film actor, obtained a decree alleging: alleging: desertion. PAIB SEPARATED Miss Swanson and the marquis have been separated much 01 their married life duo to difficulties encountered encountered in obtaining permission from immigration officials to remain in the United State? permanently and his employment as representative representative of a film concern abroad. Since he returned from Europe several months ago and went to Hollywood hotel instead of the Swanson mansion in Beverly Hills, the marauis has been seori several times v:^h Constance Bennett, film actress. He said in answer - to question, "I might be married I am not divorced yet. Miss Ben; Ben; nett and I are good friends, who can tell what is going to happen the future?"