Milestones: Milestones: Mar. 28, 1938

Engaged. Thomas George Paul ("Tommy") Farr, 24, heavyweight boxing champion of Great Britain; to Eileen Wenzel, 27, former Ziegfeld Follies dancer, who in 1936 won a $40,774 damage suit from Louis J. Ehret Jr., brewery heir, on the grounds that an automobile crash had "marred her beauty and lessened her prospects of a favorable marriage."

Seeking Annulment. Mrs. Hortense McQuarrie Odlum Dominici, head of Manhattan's swankshop Bonwit Teller and former wife of investment trust Tycoon Floyd B. Odlum; of her marriage to Dr. Porfilio Dominici, Dominican physician; in Manhattan. Grounds: that she had...

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