Milestones, Apr. 9, 1945

Born. To Staff Sergeant Skeezix Allison Wallet, 24, foundling son of Walt Wallet, Frank O. King's long-loved (26 years) comic-strip character; and Nina Clock Wallet, 23: their first child, a son (Walt's first grandchild); in Gasoline Alley. Name: "Chipper." Weight: 8 Ibs.. 10 oz.

Married. Herbert Asbury, 53, historian of shady Americana (The Gangs of New York, The French Quarter, The Barbary Coast), associate editor of Collier's magazine, descendant of U.S. Methodism's first Bishop, Francis Asbury; and Edith Snyder Evans, 34, New York City Associated Press reporter; both for the second time; in...

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