Milestones: Jul. 12, 1926

Engaged. John Macrae Jr., eldest son of the president of E. P. Dutton & Co. (big, perhaps biggest U. S. book publisher); to Anne Hinton of Manhattan.

Engaged. Pola Negri and Rudolph Valentino, cinema darlings, according to Mme. Eleanora Chalupec, mother of Miss Negri.

Eloped. Ruby Nellie Cole, 17, blind, with William Glaser, 18, also blind. They were married in Battle Creek, Mich. Russell Springer,

19, who can see with one eye, aided them, financed their trip.

Married. Maurice G. ("Red") Robinson, eloquent Wabash College orator on "The Eleventh Commandment" (TIME, May 17); to Harriet Harding....

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