Milestones: Aug. 27, 1928

Born. To Mrs. Jack Sharkey, wife of Fisticuffer Sharkey, a nine-pound son; in Manhattan.

Eloped. Mark Hanna 3d, great-grandson of the late Senator Mark Hanna ("the President-maker"); with Miss Catherine Backus, daughter of a Cleveland pump agent; from Cleveland, Ohio.

Married. William C. De Mille,' 50, cinema-director (What Every Woman Knows, Nice People) ; and Clara Beranger, 42, scenario writer (Tale of Two Cities, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde); in a Pullman drawing room, at Albuquerque, N. Mex.

Married. Helen Hayes, famed & winsome actress (What Every Woman Knows, Coquette); and Charles MacArthur, playwright...

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