Born. To Mr. Chief Justice William H. Taft, a tenth grandson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Taft; in Cincinnati.
Married. Mrs. Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight, widow of the late
William D. Straight, sister of Harry Payne and Payne Whitney, to one Leonard K. Elmhirst, son of an English clergyman; in old Westbury, L. I.
Died. Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, 58, Great Britain's Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel; in London. He served as Rear Admiral in the battle of Jutland (1916), commanded the Black Sea and Caspian Squadrons in 1919.