Milestones, Nov. 25, 1940

Birthday. Louis Dembitz Brandeis, liberal, dissenting Justice of the Supreme Court from 1916 to 1939; in Washington retirement; his 84th.

Birthday. The late Robert Louis Stevenson; his goth; observed by Annie H. Ide Cockran, widow of Tammany Orator Bourke Cockran. Stevenson formally deeded it to her when she was a little girl because she was "born out of all reason on Christmas day" and hence "denied the consolation and profit of a proper birthday." She celebrated in Manhattan in the manner stipulated by the legatee—"by the sporting of fine raiment, eating of rich meats and receipt of gifts, compliments and copies of...

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