Milestones, Feb. 3, 1941

Birthdays. William II, onetime German Emperor, his 82nd, in excellent health but still planted at Doom, Holland. Said he: "Old trees cannot be transplanted." Frank Orren Lowden, onetime (1917-21) Governor of Illinois and G. O. Patriarch, his 80th, in Oregon, Ill. Said he: "I think we are becoming altogether too pessimistic. I look forward with faith and hope."

Born. To Mr. and Mrs. Francis Warren Pershing, a son, their first; in Manhattan. Hearing the news as he was taking the cure at Hot Springs, lusty old General John J. Pershing, straight as a...

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