Milestones: Jun. 23, 1924

Engaged. Herbert Hoover, son of Secretary of Commerce and Mrs. Herbert C. Hoover, to Miss Margaret Watson, of San Francisco.

Sued for divorce. Harold P. ("Brick") Muller, famed 1922 all-American football end, of the University of California, by Bernice Berwin Muller, in Oakland. She charged "a cold, indifferent and supercilious manner."

Died. "Bill" Brennan, famed heavyweight pugilist, shot to death by thugs (see Page 28).

Died. Eli Whitney, 77, president of the New Haven Water Co., direct descendant of the cotton-gin inventor, of heart disease; at New Haven.


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