Milestones, Aug. 16, 1937

Birthday. Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, thrice Premier of Great Britain; 70; in Stourport, England. Crippled by rheumatism, he sighed, "I am not making any more speeches this year."

Married. Mrs. Alfreda Mitchell Bingham, divorced wife of onetime (1924-33) U. S. Senator Hiram Bingham, mother of seven sons over 21 years old; to Henry Gregor, 51, pianist and composer; in Manhattan.

Elected. Colonel George Arthur Burrell, 55, discoverer, in 1918, of the supply of helium in Texas; to be vice president of Atlantic States Gas Co. Inc.; in Manhattan.

Sued. Professional Footballer Harold ("Red") Grange, one-time...

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