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Milestones, Apr. 12, 1937

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Engagement Broken, Between Kenneth Harington, 25, of London; and the Hon. Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, 24, niece of Queen Elizabeth of England; after four years’ betrothal. Explanation: none.

Married, Margaret Winifred (“Peggy”) Dorrance, youngest daughter of the late Founder John Thompson Dorrance of Campbell Soup Co., who left her a monthly income of $10,000; and George W. Strawbridge, Philadelphia department-store scion; at Radnor, Pa.

Married. Lucy Estelle (“Dicky Dell”) Doheny, 21, granddaughter & heiress of the late Oilman Edward Laurence Doheny, and Waldemann Van Cott Niven, 25, Los Angeles attorney; in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Married. Marie Josephine Hartford O’Donnell (“Jo”) Makaroff, 30, grand-daughter of the late Founder George Huntington Hartford of Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., divorced last December from Caviar Tycoon Vadim Stefan Makaroff; and Barclay K. Douglas, 26, Manhattan stockbroker; at Tallahassee, Fla. He is her third husband, she his second wife.

Married. Prince Pu Chieh, 31, brother of Japan’s Puppet Emperor Kang Teh of Manchukuo, heir presumptive to the throne; and Hiroko Saga, 23, granddaughter of Japanese Prince Kinto Saga; in Tokyo.

Died, Talcott Williams Powell, 36, tenacious newshawk whose Veteran Relief series won the New York World-Telegram a 1932 Pulitzer Award, explorer, onetime (1933~35) editor of the Indianapolis Times; after an appendectomy; in Greenwich, Conn.

Died. Emile Pathe, pioneer French cinemagnate and phonograph manufacturer; in Pau. Originally a tobacconist, he founded in 1896, with his brother Charles and two other Frenchmen, Pathe Freres (the crowing rooster), which produced early newsreels, Pearl White’s The Perils of Pauline.

Died, Henry Goldman, 79, retired senior partner of Manhattan’s Goldman, Sachs & Co. (bankers), philanthropist, art collector; in Manhattan.

Died, The Hon. Hersey Alice Eveleigh de Moleyns Hope, Dowager Marchioness Linlithgow, mother of the Viceroy of India (see p. 22); in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Died. Mary Eunice Harlan Lincoln, 90, daughter-in-law of Abraham Lincoln, relict of Robert Todd Lincoln, onetime (1897-1911) president of Pullman Co., U. S. Minister to Great Britain (1889-93) and Secretary of War (1881-85); in Washington. She outlived her husband by almost eleven years, her son Abraham II by 47. Robert Todd Lincoln was present at the assassinations of his father, Presidents Garfield and McKinley.

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