Milestones: Oct. 28, 1929

Born. To Secretary & Mrs. Jay Pierrepont Moffat of the U. S. Legation at Berne, Switzerland; a daughter, Edith Alice Pierrepont. Mrs. Moffat is the daughter of Joseph Clark Grew, U. S. ambassador to Turkey.

Engaged. John Kirtland Colgate, son of Russell Colgate (soap company director); and Miss Florence Viola Manuel; at Stockton, Calif.

Engaged. Lita Grey Chaplin, musicomedy actress, onetime wife of Cineman Charles Spencer Chaplin; and Phil Baker, accordion-playing funnyman; at Milwaukee.

Appointment disclosed. Calvin Coolidge of Northampton, Mass.; Julius Rosenwald of Chicago; and Alfred Emanuel Smith of Manhattan; to be the


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