Milestones, Jan. 17, 1938

Birthday. Poet Carl Sandburg; his 60th; in Harbert, Mich. Said he: "I want to live to see what results from the wonderful contradiction in the Chinese scene where the Bank of England, the Standard Oil Co. and Soviet Russia all would like to defeat the Japanese."

Married. Gertrude Bennett, 17, Michigan State Normal College student, daughter of Harry H. Bennett, Ford's hard-boiled personnel director and plant police head; to Russell Hughes, 21, tap dancer and trap drummer. Chubby Gertrude's abrupt disappearance, after the receipt by Bennett of several phoned and mailed threats in recent...

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