Milestones, Jul. 22, 1957

Married. Joseph Nye Welch, 66, Boston lawyer, chief Army counsel in the Army-McCarthy hearings (April-June 1954); and Agnes Rogers Brown, sixtyish, widow of Charles W. Brown Jr., one of Welch's closest friends; both for the second time; in Brookline, Mass.

Died. Sholem Asch, 76, Polish-born Jewish writer of popular Biblical novels (The Nazarene, The Apostle, Mary); in London. An erudite man who always carried a pocket-sized Hebrew version of the Old Testament, Asch was saddened by Jew-Gentile divisions, stressed in his work the common roots of Judaism and Christianity ("For me, it is one...

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