Milestones, Jan. 7, 1952

Born. To Oliver La Farge, 50, novelist (Laughing Boy), historian of the Air Transport Command (The Eagle in the Egg), crusader for the American Indian's rights, and Consuelo Baca La Farge, 38, his second wife: their second child (his fourth), a son. Name: John Penderais. Weight: 6 Ibs. 8 oz.

Married. Claire Young, 21, daughter of a professor at Chicago's Loyola University; and Luciano Negrini, 43, onetime Italian Roman Catholic missionary priest who, in disgrace, voluntarily took off his frock (TIME, Aug. 13); in Milan. For marrying, and so breaking his vows of celibacy, both were excommunicated by the church. Claire also...

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