Milestones: Sep. 27, 1968

Died. Red Foley, 58, who sang his way to the top of the country-and-Western music charts with Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy, Peace in the Valley and others; of pulmonary edema; in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Died. Henry Barnes, 61, New York City traffic commissioner since 1962, who mounted a scrappy, unrelenting campaign to unclog the streets; after a heart attack in his office. "You can't be a nice guy and solve traffic," Barnes liked to say. He railed against privileged double-parkers and street repairmen, created miles of one-way avenues in Manhattan, and set up one of...