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Milestones, Nov. 14, 1938

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Born. To Crown Prince Paul of Greece, 36, younger brother of King George, and his wife, Princess Margaritas, 21, granddaughter of the former Kaiser: a daughter, their first child; in Athens.

Married. John Randolph Hearst, 29, third son of Publisher William Randolph Hearst; for the third time; to Fanne Wade, 23, Manhattan socialite; in Elkton, Md.

Marriage Revealed. Henry Huddleston Rogers III, 33, at whose Downingtown, Pa. farmhouse the still unsolved shooting of Actress Evelyn Hoey took place three years ago; and Diana Taylor, a dancer; 18 months ago.

Divorced. Lieut. Colonel Ralph Heyward Isham, 48, one of the world’s foremost collectors of Boswelliana; by Christine Isham, the former Lady Churchill, his third wife; in Reno. Grounds: cruelty.

Died. Robert Woolsey, 49, of the cinema comedy team of Wheeler & Woolsey (Rio Rita, The Cuckoos, Half Shot at Sunrise); of kidney disease; at Malibu Beach, Calif.

Died. Francis Jammes, 70, French Catholic poet (The Triumph of Life, The Open Places of Heaven), who once amazed his countrymen by refusing the Legion of Honor (1922); after long illness; in Bayonne, France.

Died. General Jean-Marie-Joseph Degoutte, 72, “hero of the Second Battle of the Marne” (Château-Thierry); in Charney, France.

Died. James Lord Pratt, 76, proprietor of Essex, Conn.’s famed, 260-year-old Pratt’s Village Smithy (wrought-iron work), reputed the oldest business in the U. S. run continuously by one family; of a heart attack; in Essex.

Died. Colonel William Preston Lane, 87, football pioneer; of heart disease; in Hagerstown, Md. Colonel Lane was the last surviving member of the Princeton team which played against Rutgers in the first intercollegiate football game ever played in the U. S., in 1869. Rutgers won (6-4), did not repeat the victory until last week (20-18).

Died. Sir Charles Edmond Knox, 92, British lieutenant general who in the Boer War chased elusive Boer General Christian Rudolph De Wet 800 miles but never caught him; of old age; in Putney, England.

Died. Susan Cleveland Yeomans, 95, oldtime antisuffragist and W. C. T. U. worker, last of Grover Cleveland’s eight brothers & sisters; of old age; in Brooklyn.

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