Milestones, Feb. 1, 1932

Died. Dr. Eugene Chellis Glover, 29, able cancer researcher; of cyanide poisoning while experimenting; in the Thorndike Memorial Laboratory of the Boston City Hospital. He was studying the relation to cancer of certain fats called lipoids. In transferring a cyanide solution, some, it is presumed, dropped on his hand, was later wiped off on his mouth. He was found unconscious in a corridor, died an hour later. Died. Giles Lytton Strachey, 51, biographer (Eminent Victorians, Queen Victoria, Elizabeth and Essex, Portraits in Miniature); of ulcerative colitis; in Inkpen, Berkshire, England. Born to a world...

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