Milestones: Aug. 29, 1927

Engaged. Miss Alicia Patterson, daughter of Joseph Medill Patterson, publisher of Liberty, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Daily News, to James Simpson Jr., son of James Simpson, President of Marshall Field & Co. On the day the engagement was announced, J. Ledyard Smith, rival suitor, obtained a license to marry her. Later he returned it.

Engaged. Joseph Wesley Harper, great grandson of Joseph Harper, founder of Harper & Brothers, publishers; to Miss Constance Garland, illustrator of her father's (Author Hamlin Garland's) books (which are published by Macmillan).

Engaged. Miss Georgia-Appleton, daughter of the...

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