Milestones: Sep. 13, 1926

Engaged. Lydia Archbold, next richest (Ailsa Mellon was the richest) Washington society girl; to Elliott Strauss, $2,000 a year ensign-son of Rear Admiral Joseph R. Strauss.

Miss Archbold, who was presented to society last winter at a dance attended by John Coolidge, son of the President, is a granddaughter of onetime President John D. Archbold of the Standard Oil Company who once shared profits with John D. Rockefeller.

Engaged. General Erich ("Beer-Brawler") von Ludendorff, onetime (1916) Quartermaster General of the German Imperial Army; to Frau Dr. Mathilde von Kemnitz. General Ludendorff was recently divorced...

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