Milestones, Aug. 23, 1976

Married. Richard G. Hatcher, 43, mayor of Gary, Ind., and one of the first blacks to be elected mayor of a large city; and Gary Elementary School Teacher Ruthellyn Rowles, 32; he for the first time, she for the second; in Boonville, Mo., the bride's home town.

Died. Thomas Edward Neil Driberg, Baron Bradwell, 71, author, newspaper columnist and Independent, then left-wing Laborite Member of Parliament (1942-75); of an apparent heart attack; in London. An Oxonian, Driberg first became known as "William Hickey," a gossip columnist for Lord Beaverbrook's Daily Express (1933-43). As an M.P. he was an outspoken critic of the...

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