Milestones, Feb. 19, 1934

Married. Irene Helen Robbins, 19, only daughter of U. S. Minister to Canada Warren Delano Robbins (cousin of President Roosevelt); and Alexander Cochrane Forbes, 24, Boston socialite (Groton-Harvard) ; in Ottawa. A special train bore some 200 U. S. guests, including Mrs. James Roosevelt, Mrs. Anna Roosevelt Ball, many another notable. The bride's mother revealed that young Mr. Forbes had declined an invitation from President Roosevelt to hold the ceremony in the White House.

Married. Dorothy ("Sunshine") Browning, 19, adopted daughter of Edward W. ("Daddy") Browning. Manhattan realtor and orphan fancier; and...

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