Milestones, Jun. 7, 1948

Marriage Revealed. Colonel Bernt Balchen, 48, polar-exploring airman (he flew Admiral Byrd through Antarctica in 1929), wartime command pilot on Scandinavian missions for the U.S. Strategic Air Forces; and Bess Engelbrechtsen, 26, Oslo journalist who helped publish an underground newspaper during the Nazi occupation; he for the second time, she for the first; on Feb. 26; in Oslo.

Divorced. Mickey Rooney, 27, Hollywood's Hardy family perennial now grown to he-man's estate (Killer McCoy); by wife No. 2, Betty Jane Rase Rooney, 21, whom he married when he was a private and she "Miss...

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