Milestones, Nov. 27, 1944

Born. To Colonel Cornelius Vanderbilt ("Sonny") Whitney, 45, well-fixed U.S. Army Air Forces Plans Division officer; and his third wife, Eleanor Searle Whitney; 35, oratorio singer: their (and her) first child, his fourth, a son; in Manhattan. Name Cornelius Searle. Weight: 7½ Ibs.

Married. Margaret Culkin Banning, 53, cozy, women's magazine serialist; and LeRoy Salsich, 64, Duluth, Minn., iron mine executive; both for the second time; in Manhattan.

Died. Boake Carter, 46, baleful-voiced, tendentious radioracle; of a heart attack; in Hollywood. Born in Baku, Russia (his parents were a British consular couple). Carter got...

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