Milestones: Apr. 18, 1969

Divorced. Dick Smothers, 30, the curly-haired brother with the mustache and straight lines; by Linda Ann Smothers, 30; on grounds of mental cruelty (said she: "He made it quite obvious he didn't want me around"); after nine years of marriage, three children; in Santa Monica, Calif, (see TELEVISION).

Died. Eduard Strauss, 59, grandnephew of Composer Johann Jr. and last direct descendant of the Strauss musical dynasty; of a lung embolism; in Vienna. Strauss began his career as an instructor at the Vienna City Conser-vatorium, later became a roving guest conductor specializing in the...

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