Milestones: Feb. 6, 1928

Bom. To Princess Anna Ilynski, and the Grand Duke Dimitri of Russia, cousin of the late Tsar Nicholas; a son, in London. From his father the child inherits the unlikely chance of someday becoming Tsar of Russia; from his mother, who was Miss Audrey Emery of Manhattan, the millions of his late grandfather, Leather King John Emery.

Reported Engaged. Michael Arlen, whose name used to be Dikran Kuyumjian, famed Mayfair novelist, dramatist, popularizer of green hats; to Countess Atlanta Mercati, daughter of Count Alexander Mercati, onetime Lord Chamberlain to a King of Greece.


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