Milestones, Apr. 23, 1945

Married. Sidney B. Wood Jr., 33, one time Wimbledon tennis champion, ex-Davis Cup star; and Anne Winter Kiess Rodenberg, 25, ash-blond socialite, daughter of the late, longtime U.S. Representative Edgar Kiess from Pennsylvania; both for the second time; in Manhattan, two weeks after his divorce from Edith Betts Wood (TIME, April 2).

Married. Dr. Franklyn P. Thorpe, 47, handsome Hollywood gynecologist whose 1935 divorce from Cinemactress Mary Astor heralded the famed courtroom squabble over custody of their child (for three weeks U.S. tabloids went tantivy after her two-volume diary, rich in purple patches);...

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