Milestones, Mar. 23, 1942

Married. Pamela Wavell, oldest of the three daughters of General Sir Archibald Percival Wavell; and Lieut. Francis Humphrys, son of Lieut. Colonel Sir Francis Humphrys, onetime British Ambassador to Iraq; in Cairo.

Divorced. Pulitzer Prizewinning Novelist John Steinbeck (The Grapes of Wrath), 40; by Carol Henning Steinbeck, 38; after an eleven-month separation; in Salinas, Calif. She won a settlement of $220,000 and the Steinbeck home at Pacific Grove, Calif.

Died. Rachel Lyman Field, 47, best-selling novelist (All This, and Heaven Too); of pneumonia after an operation; in Los Angeles. She had written professionally for 14 years before her sensational success in 1938 with...

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