Milestones, Oct. 9, 1950

Died. The Maharaja of Bikaner, 48, one of India's wealthiest princes, ardent big-game hunter; of a heart ailment; in Chertsey, England. In 1947 Bikaner helped arrange the settlement by which the rulers of India's Princely States surrendered their sovereign powers, kept their titles, prerogatives and private incomes.

Died. Ralph Emerson Weeks, 72, longtime (1916-49) president of International Correspondence Schools ("You Too Can Succeed"), oldest and biggest (more than 5,000,000 students* since its founding in 1891) of U.S. education-by-mail establishments; in Scranton, Pa.

Died. William E. Woodward, 75, who turned to writing at 46 after...

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