Milestones, Jun. 28, 1937


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In tiny Christ Church at Christiana Hundred, Del. next week, retired Powder-maker Eugene du Pont will give in marriage his eldest daughter Ethel to Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr., third son and namesake of the U. S. President. To hundreds of thousands of U. S. citizens for whom the Duke & Duchess of Windsor's nuptials were more notorious than romantic, the union of Ethel du Pont and Franklin Roosevelt is Wedding-of-the-Year. No two families figure more prominently in the nation's industrial and political history. And no handsomer couple is likely...

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