Milestones, Mar. 15, 1948

Married. John Gunther, 46, widely traveled, quick-looking journalist (Inside Europe, Inside Asia, Inside Latin America, Inside U.S.A.); and Jane Perry Vandercook, 31, blonde ex-wife of bearded, widely traveled Author John W. Vandercook; each for the second time; in Chicago.

Died. Ross Lockridge Jr., 33, author of the ambitious, partly successful, best-selling attempt at a Great American Novel, Raintree County; by his own hand (carbon monoxide poisoning); in Bloomington, Ind. Exhausted after seven years' work on the studied, strained, lengthy (1,066 pages) first novel that had finally brought him financial (MGM's $125,000 prize), critical...

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