Milestones, Jan. 12, 1959

Married. Ashley Cooper, 22, Australian tennis player, world's top-ranked amateur, 1958 champion at both Forest Hills and Wimbledon; and Helen Wood, 20, Miss Australia of 1957; two days after Australia lost the Davis Cup to the U.S. (see SPORT); in a wedding mobbed by 5,000 fans; in Brisbane.

Died. Seymour Berkson, 53, publisher (since 1955) of the New York Journal-American, longtime (1945-55) vice president and general manager of the International News Service; of a heart attack; in San Francisco.

Died. Valentina Pavlovna Guercken Wasson, 57, Russian-born Manhattan pediatrician who, with her husband, stood in the absolute front rank of amateur experts on the...

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