Milestones: Oct. 1, 1923

Reported Engaged. Prince Umberto Nicola Tommaso Giovanni Maria, Prince of Piedmont and Heir Apparent to the Italian throne, 19, to Princess Marie José, only daughter of King Albert of Belgium, 17.

Divorced. Miss Gloria Swanson, cinema actress, by Herbert K. Somborn, the second husband to charge her with desertion.

Died. Paul J. Rainey, 45, big-game hunter, explorer, cinema photographer, on the S. S. Saxon, going from Southampton to Cape Town, of a stroke of paralysis. The first man to hunt lions with dogs, he once killed 27 lions in 35 days.

Died. Major Daniel D....

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