Milestones, May 6, 1940

Married. Mary Averell Harriman, 23, daughter of Railroad Tycoon W. Averell Harriman (Union Pacific); and Dr. Shirley Carter Fisk, 29; at Arden, N. Y.

Married. John Drew Colt, 26. insurance salesman son of Ethel Barrymore; and Marjorie Dow Bancroft, 27, Boston socialite; he for the first time, she for the second; in Elkton, Md.

Married. Bryan Wallace, British scenarist, son of the late thriller-author, Edgar Wallace; and Wydoline Van Dyke Jones of Columbus, Ohio; in Rome. Because the State Department would not give her a passport to go to England, they had to go to Italy to meet and marry.

Remarried. William Ellery Leonard,...

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