Milestones, Oct. 26, 1942

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Born. To Evalyn Washington McLean Reynolds, 20, daughter of Hostess Evalyn Walsh ("Hope Diamond") McLean; and Senator Robert Rice Reynolds, 58: a daughter, 6 Ib. 8 oz. (her first child, his fourth); in Washington.

Married. Beryl Markham, aviatrix, first woman to fly the Atlantic alone from east to west, writer (West With the Night); and Raoul Schumacher, publisher's editor (he edited her book); day after she divorced Mansfield Markham of London; in Laramie, Wyo.

Married. Dom Duarte Nuño, 35, Austrian-born-and-educated pretender to the throne of Portugal; and Princess Maria Francisca of Orléans and Braganza, 28, his remote cousin, great granddaughter of the late Dom Pedro II, second and last Emperor of Brazil; in Petropolis, Brazilian summer resort founded by her family. Dom Duarte has never lived in Portugal. His grandfather was Dom Miguel I, deposed as King of Portugal in 1834. Among the bride's wedding presents: a $15,000 aquamarine and platinum necklace.

Died. Sebastian Cardinal Lame da Silveira Cintra, 60; of a heart attack; in Rio de Janeiro. He was made Cardinal in 1930, the same year intervened in the revolution that put Getulio Vargas in power, was credited with saving the life of incumbent Washington Luis. While the revolutionaries' guns were trained on Guanabara Palace where President Luis had holed up for a stand to the death, the Cardinal gained entrance, found Luis, talked to him for half an hour, persuaded him to abdicate.

Died. George Baker Longan, 62, publisher of the famed Kansas City Star; of a heart attack; in Kansas City.

Died. Cosmo Hamilton, 70, writer-brother of Writers A. Hamilton Gibbs and Sir Philip Gibbs (he took his mother's maiden name when he began to write); of pneumonia; at Shanley Green, England. A tireless jack-of-all-writing, he averaged a novel a year most of his adult life.

Died. Dame Marie Tempest, 78, darling of two generations of theatergoers; in London. She was the longest-reigning queen of comedy on the British stage, made her debut in 1885, was rehearsing a new show last summer when she fell ill. A musi-comedy star in the gaslit years, she switched to plays at the turn of the century, made a special type of role famed as "a Marie Tempest part." The part: a sprightly, well-bred matron, with a feline manner and a sharp tongue but a heart of gold. She lost most of her possessions when her home was bombed a year ago. Ill, she commented: "Hitler has taken nearly everything from me but my life, but you can't live on regret."