Passages

UPDATED 04/17/1995 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 04/17/1995 at 01:00 AM EDT

Tom Parker Bowles, 20, son of Camilla Parker Bowles and her ex, Andrew Parker Bowles, was arrested on April 1 outside a South London nightclub after police searched him and found a small amount of marijuana and several tablets of the drug Ecstasy. The Oxford undergrad (and godson of Prince Charles) was fingerprinted, questioned and released with a warning, routine treatment for first offenders....

Citing lack of evidence, a judge in Nashville dismissed indecent exposure charges against Vernon Winfrey, 62, Oprah's father, on March 29. College student Pamela Kennedy, 28, claimed that Winfrey committed the offense when she met with him on Jan. 30 to discuss a scholarship he administers. Her circuit court lawsuit is still pending....

A Beverly Hills municipal court judge ordered Chevy Chase on March 31 to pay a $996 fine, attend an alcohol education program and serve three years of summary probation after the actor pleaded no contest to his Jan. 26 arrest for drunk driving.

Actress Barbara Rush, 65, filed in Los Angeles superior court for divorce from public relations czar Warren Cowan, 74, after five years of marriage.

Vibraphonist Lionel LJ Hampton, 86, is recovering in a Manhattan hospital after suffering a stroke on March 31.

You can call her Lulu. Singers Paul Simon, 53, and Edie Brickell, 29, did just that when their daughter was born last month in Manhattan. The couple have a son, Adrian, 2....

Marvin Gaye III, 29, a musician who is the son of the Motown great, welcomed his own son, Marvin IV, on April 1—the 11th anniversary of his father's death. The baby's mom is Jenny-Joi Fennimore, 20.

Singer and movie star I Priscilla Lane, 77, blondest and youngest of the three performing Lane Sisters (the others were Rosemary and Lola), died on April 4 of natural causes at a nursing home in Andover, Mass. Born Priscilla Mullican, Lane broke into show business singing with Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians in 1931. Her 23 movies include a series of sentimental dramas, costar-ring her sisters, and The Roaring Twenties (1939) with tough guys Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney. Lane retired to Andover in 1948 with her husband, Air Force officer Joseph Howard, and raised four children. Her sister Rosemary died in 1974 and Lola in 1981....

Golf pro Harvey Penick, 90, died of pneumonia on April 2 in Austin, Texas. For 48 years the head pro at the Austin Country Club, Penick became a best-selling author in 1992 when Harvey Penick 's Little Red Book, his folksy compendium of maxims, anecdotes and tips, sold a million-plus copies. A second volume, And If You Play Golf, You're My Friend (1993), was also a best-seller, and a third, For All Who Love the Game, has just been published. Touring pros who have taken instruction from Penick include Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw....

Dorothy Handford, 71, a program assistant at Minnesota Public Radio whose home-baked cinnamon rolls inspired Garrison Keillor to enshrine her on his Prairie Home Companion radio show as the proprietor of Dorothy's Chatterbox Cafe, died of cancer on March 30 in St. Paul, Minn. "In the big city, we create our own small towns, and she was an important person in mine," says Keillor.

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