Milestones, Dec. 23, 1940

Birthday. Britain's George VI, his 45th, observed "somewhere in the country" with his Queen and two daughters, but—because of rationing—without his usual plum cake at tea. Official celebration waits till June, when colors can be trooped with better prospect of sunshine. Last week the fourth anniversary of his accession to Edward YIU's throne occurred.

Married. Oetje (rhymes with peachy) John Rogge, 36, redheaded. Assistant Attorney General who ably hounded State and local grafters in New Orleans, Kansas City. Detroit; and Wanda Johnston, 34; he for the second time; at Des Moines. Iowa.


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