Milestones, Nov. 3, 1947

Born. To Douglas Fairbanks Jr., 37, his swashbuckling father's son (The Prisoner of Zenda, Gunga Din), and Mary Lee Epling Fairbanks, 36: their third daughter; in Los Angeles. Name: Melissa. Weight: 7 Ibs. 8 oz.

Divorced. Milton Berle, 39, radio's tireless teller of famed old jokes; by Blond Beauty Joyce Mathews, 27; after six years, one child (adopted); in Reno.

Died. Gerard Barnes Lambert Jr., 35, only son of Yachtsman Gerard B. Lambert, former president of the Lambert (Listerine) Co. and onetime executive chairman of the Gillette Safety Razor Co.; in an air crash;...

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