Milestones, Oct. 11, 1954

Died. James Howell Street, 50, prolific manufacturer of historical novels (Tap Roots, Goodbye, My Lady), who began at 20 as a Baptist minister, became a newspaperman (A. P., New York World-Telegram) until free-lance success in the late '30s allowed him to devote all his time to his facile tales of slave trading,dueling and boudoir derring-do; of a heart ailment; at Chapel Hill, N.C.

Died. Bert Lytell, 69, for 66 years an actor in the theater, radio, cinema and TV; after an operation; in Manhattan. A matinee idol of silent films (The Lone Wolf, Alias...

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