Milestones, Mar. 17, 1941

Engaged. June Preisser, 21, blonde, acrobatic film starlet (Babes in Arms, Strike Up the Band); and Gar Wood Jr., 23, redhaired, boat-racing son of famed Detroit Speedboatman Gar Wood; in Los Angeles.

Separated. Tallulah Bankhead, 38, currently touring the South in The Little Foxes; and Actor John Emery, 36; after four years of a marriage that was the first for both. Gloomed Actress Bankhead: "We put the blame on that 'old debbil' career.''

Divorced. Barbara ("Poor Little Rich Girl") Hutton, Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow, 28, five-and-dime heiress ($20,000,000); from Danish Count Court Haugwitz-Reventlow, 44, as...

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