Milestones, Nov. 17, 1941

Born. To Singer Mary (My Heart Belongs to Daddy) Martin Halliday: a 7-lb., 13-oz. daughter, her second child; in Hollywood. Name: Heller. Said scandalized Weatherford, Tex. townsfolk: "It's not a very nice name for a girl to have."

Died. Philip James Roosevelt, 49, banker (Roosevelt & Son), yachtsman, second and fifth cousin respectively of Theodore Sr. and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt; of drowning (presumably after a heart attack) while sailing a dinghy on Oyster Bay, N.Y.

Died. Maurice Leblanc, 76, "the French Conan Doyle"; in Perpignan, France. Unsuccessful poet and so-so novelist, brother of Maeterlinck's...

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