Milestones, Feb. 16, 1948

Died. Anne de Gaulle, 18, invalid youngest child of Charles de Gaulle's three; of bronchial pneumonia; at Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, France.

Died. Simeon Strunsky, 68, veteran New York Times columnist ("Topics of The Times"); after long illness; in Princeton, N.J. (see PRESS).

Died. John Keirn Brennan, 74, hit lyricist (Empty Saddles, Let the Rest of the World Go By, A Little Bit of Heaven), charter member of ASCAP; of a heart ailment; in Los Angeles.

Died. Robert Burns Mantle, 74, retired dean of Manhattan drama critics (his prestigious yearly anthology of Best Plays covers every Broadway season from 1899 to 1947); of cancer; in Forest Hills,...

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