Society: An International Marriage

There are fewer social rules than ever before, and there are absolutely none on how to announce the marriage of a middle-aged multimillionaire, who has just divorced his third wife, to the young and fashionable daughter of another multimillionaire. Last week the world got a hint that in the publicity-conscious 20th century, such an occasion should be arranged in out-of-the-way places with the secrecy that money can command.

The wedding was that of Charlotte Ford, 24, daughter of Henry and great-granddaughter of the Ford who founded the family fortune, to Stavros Niarchos,...

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