Milestones: Nov. 17, 1930

Engaged. Eppes Bartow Hawes, daughter of Senator Harry Bartow Hawes of Missouri; and Lewis Thompson Preston, Manhattan socialite.

Sued. Edward Beale McLean, fun-loving publisher of the Washington Post and the Cincinnati Enquirer, by Mrs. Evelyn Lucille Walsh McLean, his socialite wife, owner of the 44½-carat Hope diamond ($2,000,000): for separate maintenance ($10,000 a month) for herself & children (two sons, one daughter). Charge: nonsupport.

Elected. Dr. Hugo Eckener of Germany, 62, Graf Zeppelin commander; to be president of the Aero Arctic Society, succeeding the late Fridtjof Nansen of Norway (died May 13); in Berlin....

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