Milestones, Oct. 6, 1941

Birthdays. King Christian of Denmark, 71; in Copenhagen. "These hard times proceed slowly, ' he said, "but everything is in God's hands." Oscar Tschirky ("Oscar of the Waldorf"), 75; on his farm near New Paltz, N.Y. Cinemadolescent Joe Yule Jr. ("Mickey Rooney"), 21; on a Hollywood movie lot.

Died. Gracie Hall Roosevelt, 50, brother of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt; of a chronic liver disease; in Washington (see p. 17).

Died. Gertrude Battles Lane, editor for 29 years of Woman's Home Companion; in Manhattan (see p. 65).

Died. Axtell Julius Byles, 60, president of the American Petroleum Institute, onetime president of Tide Water Associated Oil Co.;...

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