People: Jun. 9, 1967

Like any good daughter, Mary Olivia Gushing rushed to her father's side when she heard he was ill—even though it meant flying to his safari camp in Kenya. That was last November, and not only did she perk up Daddy—Newport Socialite Howard G. Gushing—she very much cheered Writer-Photographer Peter Hill Beard, Yaleman ('61), great-grandson of Railroad Baron James J. Hill, wildlife conservationist and author (The End of the Game), The stalking went well, and last week word came that the lissome, darkly beautiful "Minnie," 24, and Beard, 29, will be married in August...

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