Milestones, Mar. 18, 1996

JAILED. F. LEE BAILEY, 62, attorney; for contempt of court; in Tallahassee, Florida. He helped spring O.J. Simpson, but now Bailey is behind bars for failing to obey a judge's order to hand over $25 million in stock that the U.S. government claims as its own but the celebrity lawyer considers payment for legal services rendered to a drug-trafficking client.

DIED. VICTOR CRAWFORD, 63, antismoking activist; of throat cancer; in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1992 the lifelong smoker learned he had terminal cancer, and in his final months he became an eloquent crusader against tobacco. In Maryland he helped win passage of...

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