Milestones, Jun. 27, 1938

Birthday. Gustaf V, King of Sweden, the Goths, and the Wends (popularly known as "Mr. G"), 80; in Stockholm. During 20 hours of feting, he reviewed his troops and air fleet, assigned a popularly subscribed birthday present of 5,000,000 kroner ($1,250,000) to combat infantile paralysis and rheumatic diseases.

Married. Joanne Bass, 22, daughter of New Hampshire's former Governor Robert P. Bass; to Marshall Field Jr., 22, Harvard senior, grandson of the late Chicago Financier Marshall Field; in East Walpole, Mass. Like his friend John Roosevelt (see p. 9), at whose wedding he ushered...

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