Milestones, Jan. 16, 1933

Sued. Warner Brothers Pictures Inc. and Vitaphone Corp.; by J. Harold Hardy, Georgia chain gang warden; for $1,000,000 each for "vicious, untrue and false attacks" in Warner's film / Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang, cinematized from Fugitive Robert Elliott Burns's book (TIME, Jan. 2); in Atlanta. Ga.

Died. Margaret Phillips Mathewson, 23, wife of Lieut. Christopher Mathewson Jr., son of the late, great baseball pitcher, aviation instructor at Hangchow, China; a fortnight after marriage, on her first flight with her husband; of injuries suffered when Mathewson crashed Chinese Finance Minister T....

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