Milestones, Jan. 20, 1941

Sued for Divorce. Amon Giles Carter, 60, fiercely hospitable, belligerently civic-minded Fort Worth publisher-promoter ("Dictator of Cowtown"); by Nenetta Burton Carter, 45-ish. She used to help welcome his hordes of guests at fabled "Shady Oaks," but asked for divorce on the grounds that her peripatetic husband's "absence from home and . . . failure to exhibit toward her ... affection and constant kindness" had "impaired her health and strength." Carter was divorced from his first wife.

Died. Joe Penner (real name: Joseph Pinter), 36, Hungarian-born radio, stage and screen comic who gained fame a few years ago by his inane radiululations ("Wanna...

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