Milestones, Feb. 19, 1940

Birthdays. Hoosier Humorist George Ade, his 74th; with a quip: "This birthday isn't very welcome, but I guess it can't be avoided"; George Herman ("Babe") Ruth, his 46th; ditto: "Darned if I get any fun out of birthdays."

Married. Comic Bert Lahr, 44; and former Showgirl Mildred Schroeder Robinson, 26; both for the second time; in Elkton, Md.

Married. Author Ludwig Lewisohn, 56 (The Modern Drama, Upstream, The Creative Life); and Edna Manley, 31, who fell in love with him from reading his books; after one ceremony had been broken up by portly Thelma...

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