The Hemisphere: The Hemisphere, may 25, 1953

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: Her parents announced that Sara Delano Roosevelt, 21, socialite millionheiress and granddaughter of F.D.R., will become the June bride of a Manhattan barber's son. A Bryn Mawr junior, the bride-to-be is the daughter of Jimmie Roosevelt and the former Betsey Gushing, who divorced Roosevelt in 1940 and is now the wife of Financier John Hay ("Jock&") Whitney. The engagement announcement broke the news that Whitney, with the consent of Jimmie Roosevelt, had legally adopted Sara in 1949 to put her in line for...

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