Milestones, Jan. 17, 1944

Born. To Prince Alessandro Torlonia, 31, and Princess Beatriz Torlonia, 34, eldest daughter of the late ex-King Al fonso XIII of Spain : a daughter, Olympia, their fourth child; somewhere in Switzer land.

Married. Pfc. Derick Vanderbilt Webb, 30, fifth-generation descendant of famed dynast Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt; and Elizabeth Bigelow Canfield, 19, young est child of the late socialite Manhattan lawyer George Folger Canfield; in Manhattan.

Died. William Kissam Vanderbilt, 65, multimillionaire sportsman; of a heart ailment; in Manhattan. The high-domed, twice-married great-grandson of the New York Central Railroad's fabulous Founder Cornelius...

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