Milestones: Jun. 22, 1962

Divorced. Henry Fonda. 57, hardy perennial of Broadway and Hollywood (Mister Roberts, Advise and Consent); by Afdera Fonda, 29, the former Italian Contessa Afdera Franchetti. dark, lively socialite; after five years of marriage, no children; in Juarez, Mexico.

Died. Polly (real name: Pearl) Adler, 62, longtime (1920-45) Manhattan madam whose garish parlors were a house away from home for those who found the scarlet parrot on her business card an invitation to expensive pleasure; of cancer; in a Hollywood hospital. At Polly's midtown bordello, amid Louis XVI, Egyptian and Chinese furnishings, and a...

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