Milestones: Apr. 21, 1924

Married. (Louis) Richard Gimbel, of the third generation of Gimbel store-owners, to Miss Julia de Fernex Millhiser, in the Ritz-Carlton, Manhattan.

Divorced. Ralph Pulitzer, publisher of the New York World, eldest son of the late Joseph Pulitzer, by Frederica Vanderbilt Webb Pulitzer, great granddaughter of the first Cornelius Vanderbilt; in Paris, on grounds of desertion. This was the first divorce to be granted under the new ruling that a divorce will be granted to an American in France only if it could have been obtained in the State in which the marriage was contracted....

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