Milestones, Feb. 27, 1950

Born. To William Samuel Paley, 48, board chairman and principal (19%) stockholder of Columbia Broadcasting System, and Barbara Gushing Mortimer Paley, 32, youngest of the late Dr. Harvey Cushing's three millions-marrying daughters: their second child, first daughter (each has two children by a previous marriage); in Manhattan. Name: Kate Gushing. Weight: 6 Ibs. 14 oz.

Married. Francis Joseph ("Muggsy") Spanier, 46, sad-eyed hot-jazz cornetist; and Ruth Gries O'Connell, 44, onetime advertising copywriter; both for the second time; in Chicago.

Died. John Miran Weeks, 30, wartime PT-boat skipper in the Pacific, contributing editor of TIME; in a train wreck at Rockville Centre, N.Y. (see...

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