Milestones, Dec. 21, 1942

Died. Henrietta Remsen Meserole Manney Westley (professionally: Helen Westley), 63, veteran character actress; in Middlebush, NJ. Dour-faced, fire-eyed and testy-tongued, she specialized in playing disreputable old wrecks. She was one of the founders of the Theatre Guild. She was the fifth famed character actress to die in recent weeks (the others: Dame Marie Tempest, May Robson, Edna May Oliver, Laura Hope Crews).

Died. John Thomas ("Pappy Jack") Doyle, 66, the most reliable odds-maker in the U.S.; of a heart attack; in Jacksonville. For 30 years owner of "Doyle's Billiard Rooms," hangout popular with...

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