Milestones, may 4, 1953

Married. Mary Jane Soong, 23, Wellesley-educated daughter of Financier T. V. Soong, onetime (1945-47) Premier of Nationalist China, and niece of Mme. Chiang Kaishek; and Charles K. Eu, 27, Columbia University student; in Manhattan.

Married. The Sultan of Pahang, 48; and Habsah Binte Lebai Mat, 22, amusement-park dancing girl; he for the fifth time, she for the first; in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya. The sports-loving Sultan, bound by Moslem law which limits a man to only four wives at a time, divorced wife No. 4 before marrying pretty Habsah.

Married. Abby Rockefeller Pardee, 49, society's...

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