Milestones, May 17, 1937

Engaged. Prince Carl of Sweden, 26, nephew of King Gustav V and brother-in-law of King Leopold III of Belgium; and Countess Elsa von Rosen, 33, mother of three, divorced two years ago; in Stockholm. Since she is a commoner, the Prince had to renounce his titles and succession to the throne. Two of his cousins. Princes Sigvard and Lennart. have previously given up their royal rights to marry commoners.

Married. Natalie Cantor, 20, second of Funnyman Eddie Cantor's five daughters; and Joseph Lewis Metzger, 22, Hollywood antique dealer; in Los Angeles.

Married. Nikolai...

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