Milestones, Nov. 2, 1942

Lost on Duty. Captain Edward Vernon ("Eddie") Rickenbacker, 52, flying ace of World War I, head of Eastern Air Lines; on an Army inspection flight; somewhere in the Pacific (see p. 24).

Married. Major James Warner Bellah, 43, veteran flyer, adventure writer; and Third Officer ("second lieutenant") Helen Lasater Hopkins, 27, of the WAACs; he for the fifth time; in Nashville. She said the ceremony was the first WAAC wedding.

Died. Frederick Wilhelm August Stock, 69, director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1905; of a heart attack; in Chicago (see p. 60).

Died....

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