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COMPTON-2A - Walker and Betty Compton, Actress, Married at...
Walker and Betty Compton, Actress, Married at Cannes JAMES J. WALKER CANNES, France, April 18, W)— Former Mayor James J. Walker of New York and Betty Compton, American actress, were married to-<$> day. The couple entered the city hall here by the back door to avoid the curious persons. They, were married at 11:15 a. m. by Mayor Gazagnalre of Cannes. Witnesses for Walker were his lawyer, Alfred Sharon, and his hotel proprietor, M. Martinez. Dr. Joseph Fisher, walker's physician, was witness for Miss Compton. The bride's mother, an Associated Press correspondent, and one other person were the only additional spectators at the ceremony. Immediately afterward, Mr. and Mrs. Walker ran through a group ot photographers and an Inquisltve crowd, escaping without disclosing their immediate plans. " Honeymoon Trail Secret The bride wore a green hat and a green tailored flannel dress. Walker wore a navy blue suit, a blue shirt and tie to match. Friends expect the couple to live at the bride's village, Beau Geste, perched on a hill near Cannes, among flowers and Mimosa trees, looking over one of the most beautiful spots on the Rivera. The bride • recently expressed a hope that Walker would buy • a home here since the Villa does not belong to her. She said she hoped too, that they would have children The couple Jumped into an automobile, taking an undisclosed honeymoon trail. The mayor of Cannes, according to custom,. asked the principals i Many Small Banks Will Not Reopen, Barrett Declares to whlch-fhey From the city hail, the- party went to the former Should Not Have Operated in Last 10 Years', Says Auditor CHICAGO, April 18, C/P)—A statement by State Auditor Edward J.. Barrett that 70 percent of the 225 state banks now closed would not reopen has come from Washington, where he conferred with treasury officials. The state auditor, however, added that less than nine percent of the total deposits in state banks would be affected by this action. "The only banks affected," he said at Washington, "are those in smaller villages. They are banks which possibly should not have been operating during the past decade." Meanwhile the list of more .than 450 state banks now open was In- creased when the Chicago office of the auditor announced last night that three more downstato banks had been authorized to resume busl- ness today. They are;. : tthe Bradley Statey Bank • of Bradley: • New York mayor's hotel for a wedding The farmers' State Sank of $o- monauk. • . The Spring Valley City Bank of Spring Valley. * & Savings

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 18 Apr 1933, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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