Milestones, Apr. 5, 1943

Married. Marjorie Gestring, 19, blonde & beautiful diving champion (Olympics springboard winner at 13); and Edward Harrison Carter, 21-year-old U.C.L.A. student; in Los Angeles.

Married. Pulitzer Prize Novelist John Ernst Steinbeck (The Grapes of Wrath), 41; and Gwyn Conger, 27, Angeleno; eleven days after First Wife Carol Henning Steinbeck's divorce became final; in New Orleans.

Married. George Creel, 66, director of U.S. propaganda in World War I; and Alice May Rosseter, 46, until recently NLRB director in San Francisco; each for the second time; in Manhattan. His first wife was the late theatrical favorite,...

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