Divorced. By Cinemactress Betty (Annie Get Your Gun) Hutton, 29: Theodore ("Ted") Briskin, 32, Chicago camera maker; after 4½ years of marriage, two daughters, four months of interlocutory divorce, four months of reconciliation; in Santa Monica, Calif, (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS).
Died. Maxence van der Meersch, 43, Flemish-born French novelist (Invasion; Hath Not the Potter, which won 1936's Prix Goncourt), in Le Touquet.
Died. Dwight Deere Wiman, 55, Illinois-born Broadway producer (The Little Show, The Country Girl), an heir to the John Deere plow fortune; after a brief illness; in Hudson, N.Y.
Died. Benjamin Stolberg, 59, labor historian (The Story of the C.T.O., Tailor's Progress,...