Milestones, Mar. 9, 1931

Born. To William Henry Vanderbilt. president of the Rhode Island State Senate ; and Mrs. (Anne Gordon Colby) Vanderbilt; twin daughters (7 Ib. 6 oz. and 5 Ib. 11 oz.) as forecast last month by X-ray (TIME, Feb. 16); in Manhattan's York House, socialite maternity hospital. Names: Elsie French and Edith Hyde.

Engaged, Sarah Stires Wood, debutante daughter of President Robert Elkington Wood of Sears, Roebuck & Co.; and James Roland Addington, Chicago socialite; in Chicago.

Engaged. August Belmont, Harvard senior, son of tha late August Belmont Jr.; and Elizabeth Lee Saltonstall, Boston socialite,...

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