Born. To Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hoover of Boston; a son, christened Alfred Smith.
Engaged. Warren Straton, 20, Manhattan Beaux Arts sculpture student, son of Dr. John Roach Straton; to one Ruth Cater of Douglaston, Queens County, N. Y.
Engaged. Florence Havemeyer, daughter of Henry Osborne Havemeyer (coal, copper, fruit) of Mahwah, New Jersey; to George F. Robinson, naval architect of Manhattan.
Engaged. Arnold W. Jones, ranking U. S. tennisman, onetime Yale and Yale-Harvard team captain (1924), of Providence, R. I.; to Catherine Gardner, granddaughter of George Peabody Gardner (copper, electricity, banks), Boston,...