Milestones, Aug. 10, 1942

Sued for divorce. George Jessel, 44, Broadway comedian; by his third wife, 18-year-old Lois Andrew Jessel; on charges of cruel & inhuman treatment ("George's heart belongs to the theater, not to any one person"); in Hollywood.

Died. Stanley Kolbusz, 19, whose heart was sewed up in a delicate and unusual operation after he was stabbed last month (TIME, July 27); of double pneumonia; in Manhattan.

Died. Harry (nee Hilda Margaret) Weston, 26, brother of England's famed woman athlete Mark (nee Mary) Weston; by her own hand (hanging) in a meadow near Plymstock, Plymouth, England. He was born a girl, was unsuccessfully operated on...

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