Milestones: Sep. 1, 1924

Engaged. Frances Orren Lowden, third daughter of former Governor of Illinois Frank O. Lowden, of Oregon, Ill., to John B. Drake, Jr., kin of Tracy C. Drake, Chicago hotel man.

Engagement Denied. Lew Cody, cinema actor, to Dora Goldberg Gressing Northworth Gordon "Nora" Bayes (TIME, Aug. 25). Said he: "I wish it were true. It's fiction."

Married. Hyrum Dempsey, 67, father of William Harrison ("Jack") Dempsey, champion pugilist, to one Lottie Dexter Blassingame, 26; in Farmington, Utah.

Died. Lucy Page Gaston, 64, famed reformer; in Chicago.

Died. The Rev. Charles Jaggers, 93, black, famed preacher; in Columbia.


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