Milestones, Apr. 14, 1941

Born. To Mrs. John Eckler, oldest of the five daughters of shrewd Branch Rickey, business manager of the St. Louis Cardinals: a son, weight 8 lb.; in Chicago. Gloated Baseballer Rickey, pointing to his grandson's large baby hands, a catching prospect: "Didn't I tell you? This proves there is such a thing as prenatal influence."

Born. To Mrs. Henry Ford II, grand-daughter-in-law of Henry Ford: her first daughter and his first great-grandchild; in Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital. Henry Ford II, 23, was drafted last month, has not yet been inducted for service.

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