Milestones: Jul. 27, 1925

Engaged. William Hoppe, 37, one-time (1908-21, 22-24) world's professional 18.2 balkline (billiards) champion, to Miss Dorothy Dowsey, actress, of Manhasset, L. I. His divorce will become final next week.

Engagement Denied. Miss Helen Wills, U. S. Women's Tennis Champion (1923-24), to Gerald Stratford, University of California student, 1925 National Intercollegiate Doubles Tennis Champion (TIME, July 6, SPORT).

Engagement Denied. Miss Mary Eaton, musical comedy actress, to Boxer Georges Carpentier, "gorgeous orchid man of France." Said she: "Preposterous . . . he is married and has children."

Died. Francisco Gellido...

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