Milestones, Dec. 20, 1943

Born. To Cinemactor Charles Boyer, 45, and Pat Patterson Boyer, 32, Yorkshire-born onetime cinemactress: a son, their first child; after ten years of marriage; in Los Angeles. Weight: 6 lb. 4½ oz.

Married. Mary Phillips Ellsberg, 22, only daughter of famed submarine salvager Captain Edward Ellsberg, USNR; and Army Lieut. Edward Adolphus Benson, 26, Rutgers '39, Aleutians veteran; in Westfield, NJ.

Married. Evelyn Nelson, baby-voiced songstress "Wee Bonnie Baker" (Oh, Johnny, Oh, Johnny, Oh!); and First Lieut. John Morse, of the Army's Signal Corps; she for the second time, he for the first; in...

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