Milestones, Aug. 18, 1947

Born. To Anita Louise, 32, blonde cinemactress, and Producer Maurice ("Buddy") Adler, 41: their first child, a girl. Weight: 6 lbs.

Married. Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, 26, of the Cellophane-Nylon-gunpowder dynasty, and Arminda Rea Dunning, 20, of New Jersey; in Manhattan.

Divorced. James Hilton, 46, plumpish, British-born, best-selling novelist (Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Lost Horizon) turned Hollywood writer; by onetime Actress Galina Kopineck Hilton, 44 (who told the court: ". . . He could argue much better than I could"); after ten years, no children; in Los Angeles.

Divorced. Eugene Ormandy, 47, the Philadelphia Orchestra's balding,...

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