Milestones, Mar. 30, 1936

Born. To Arthur Brisbane, 71, Hearst editor & pundit, famed booster of marriages & babies; his first grandchild, son of John H. Reagan ("Tex") McCrary and Sarah Brisbane McCrary; in Manhattan. Name: Michael. Weight: 7 lb., 6 oz.

Adopted. By James John ("Jimmy") Walker, 55, onetime (1925-32) Mayor of New York City; and Betty Compton Walker, 29, onetime musicomedienne; the two-month-old daughter of a 15-year-old unwed mother; from "The Cradle," famed Evanston, Ill. orphanage (TIME, May 20). Name: Mary Patricia Walker. Premature news of the adoption caused the Walkers to announce they had...

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