Milestones, Dec. 4, 1944

Divorced. Herbert Asbury, 53, slummer in the pasts of U.S. cities (The Gangs of New York, The Barbary Coast, The French Quarter), associate editor of Collier's; by Helen Hahn Asbury, 41, Manhattan advertising executive, sister of repatriated Orientalist Emily Hahn; after 16 years of marriage; in Mexico.

Died. Philip Ainsworth Means, 52, cautious, round-faced anthropologist-ex-explorer, Inca lore expert, speculator about "the most enigmatic and puzzling building in the U.S.," the Newport, R.I. "Old Stone Mill'';* of diabetes; in Boston.

Died. Mrs. Elizabeth White, 59, onetime Princess Der Ling, lady-in-waiting to China's Dowager Empress Tzu-hsi, first high-born Chinese woman to marry a foreigner...

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