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COMPTON-3 - Walker To Wed Betty Compton Ex - Mayor, Actress...
Walker To Wed Betty Compton Ex - Mayor, Actress Get Info rmation On Cannes Laws. CAXNE.S, Fr^^nte, April 3 W —James J. Walker, former mayor of New York, and Betty Compton the actress, got complete in- formation at city iiall today about the regulations that be observed by people who are married under the French law. One of the regulations Is that the banns must be announced ten days before the wedding. Mr. Walker, however, probably would not be re. quired to observe this rule since he is an honorary member of the Cannes municipal council. No Walker- Compton banns have been posted. "We were just getting the neces- .sary information," Mr. Walker said in reply to a question concerning a rumor that he and Mi.«?s Compton already were married. "When I get married I'll let you know." The former mayor and Compton were accompanied to the marriage bureau by Alfred Sharon, Mr. Walker's lawyer. At the bureau officials said Mr. Walker notified them several days ago that he would be married soon. He asked thom to keep -tHi|*:.?ecret. they added, and so they were saying nothing about it. Betty Compton. petite star of manv musical shows along Broadway, anci James .1. (Jimmy) Walker were known ixa pals along Xew Tork'.5 great white way for many years while he was the city's m^yor. Named At Inquiry Their friendship started about five years ago. but did not receive gen- (Continued on Page 10, Col. 2)

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 04 Apr 1933, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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