Milestones, Nov. 7, 1938

Born. To Ernst Lubitsch, 46, famed cinema director (Bluebeard's Eighth Wife); and his second wife, onetime Cinemactress and Script Writer Vivian Gave: their first child, a daughter; in Hollywood.

Married. Captain Bruno Mussolini, 21, second son of Il Duce, Italian Royal Air Force pilot who found bombing the Ethiopians "most diverting"; and Gina Ruberti, 21, doe-eyed daughter of the head of the Ministry of Education's Contemporary Art Bureau; in Rome.

Married. Albert Davis Lasker, 58, principal owner and former president of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency, co-founder of the University of Chicago's Lasker...

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