Milestones, Sep. 8, 1958

Divorced. Ernest Borgnine (real name: Ermes Effron Borgnine), 41, Oscar-winning (Marty) cinemactor; by Rhoda Kemins Borgnine, 34; after nine years of marriage, one child; in Santa Monica, Calif, (see SHOW BUSINESS).

Died. Ernest O. Lawrence, 57, Nobel prizewinning physicist; after surgery for ulcerative colitis; in Palo Alto, Calif. (see SCIENCE).

Died. Mildred Mudd, 67, widow of California Mining Engineer Harvey Seeley Mudd, onetime (1939-41) national president of the Girl Scouts, benefactress and board chairman of California's new Harvey Mudd College (see EDUCATION); after long illness; in Los Angeles.

Died. Alfred Thomas Goldie Gardner, 68,...

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