Milestones: Aug. 25, 1930

Honored. With knighthood in the French Legion of Honor: Daniel Guggen- heim, for the international services of his Fund for the Promotion of Aviation and for his gift of a library to the French Aero Club.

Resigned. George Palmer Putnam, 42, author, publisher, publicist, onetime mayor of Bend, Ore.; from the vice-presidency of G. P. Putnam's Sons, publishers (see p. 39).

Left. By the late James Duval Phelan (died Aug. 7), California Democrat, one-time (1897-1902) Mayor of San Francisco, onetime (1915-21) U. S. Senator; upwards of $10,000,000. Bequests: to the James Duval Phelan Foundation and...

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