Milestones, Sep. 14, 1953

Married. Captain John Lindley Marmion Dymoke, 26, British army officer and commoner, who, as 34th hereditary Queen's Champion, led Elizabeth II's coronation procession last June; and Susan Cicely Fane, 20, dark-haired debutante daughter of a Royal Navy lieutenant; near Grantham, England.

Married. Sir Edmund Hillary, 34, co-conqueror of Mt. Everest; and Louise Mary Rose, 23, daughter of James H. Rose, president of New Zealand's Alpine Club; in the chapel of Diocesan High School at Auckland, New Zealand.

Died. Lee M. (for Mohrmann) Thurston, 58, onetime Michigan superintendent of public education, recently appointed U.S....

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