Milestones, Apr. 26, 1948

Born. To Betty Hutton, 27, galvanic cinecomedienne, and Theodore Briskin, 30, Chicago cameramaker: their second child, second daughter; in Hollywood. Name: Barbara. Weight: 7 lbs. 8 oz.

Married. Marjorie Elizabeth Lloyd, 21, adopted daughter of ex-Slapsticker Harold Lloyd; and Almon Bartlett Ross Jr., 24; in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Died. John Christmas Moeller, 54, tiny gamecock of the Danish resistance, prewar Minister of Commerce (1940), postwar Foreign Minister (1945); of a heart ailment; in Copenhagen. Moeller helped establish the underground, then escaped to Britain in 1942 to head the Free Danish Movement. He negotiated...

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