Milestones: Dec. 27, 1926

Born. To Basil Dean, co-dramatist with Margaret Kennedy of The Constant Nymph (TIME, Dec. 20), and Mrs. Dean (onetime Lady Mercy Greville, daughter of the Dowager Countess of Warwick) ; a daughter (9 Ib.) in London. Playwright Dean cabled a wish she should be named Tessa, after the heroine of the play.

Engaged. Mrs. Margaret Ross Lansdowne, widow of Commander Zachary Lansdowne (killed in wreck of naval dirigible Shenandoah, Sept. 3, 1925); to one John Caswell Jr., cotton man of New York and Boston.

Engaged. Rosamond Reed, daughter of U. S. Senator David Aiken...

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