Milestones: Apr. 29, 1929

Engaged. James Roosevelt, Harvard College junior, son of Governor and Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York; to Betsy Cushing of Brookline, Mass., daughter of Dr. Harvey Cushing, leading U. S. surgeon and 1925 Pulitzer Prize biographer (The Life of Sir William Osier).

Engaged. Ralph Wentworth Cram of Boston, son of famed Architect Ralph Adams Cram; to Miss Florence Heath of Middleboro, Mass.

Married. George Herman ("Babe") Ruth of Manhattan, potent baseballer (New York Yankees) and Mrs. Claire Hodgson, widowed showgirl; in Manhattan, at 5:45 a. m. The first Mrs. Ruth, long estranged...

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