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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE lErHBRIDGE HERAID Tueidny, Augusl 15, 1972 Gifted ami humorist Oscar Levant dies at 65 BEVERKI.Y HILLS, Calif. (AP) Oscar U'vant, a gifted pianist and humorist who aimed liU wit ;it his own ec- centric hytKK'hondrui, died Monday til the age of 65. He had been virtually a recluse for nearly a decade. Levant was an Academy A ward-winning movie com- pose r, conce rt pe r tonne r, au- thor anil nctor. Famous for both melodies antl maladies, lie delighted in being dubbed "the male Cam- ille." "I'll admit I'm Txivant once told nn interviewer. "I've always been sick, I'm a very neurotic man." The fatuous insomniac said he spent most of his time after retiring from the entertainment business "contriving new means of sleeping all Levant's diet in later years consisted mainly of tapioca pudding, ice cream, diet cola, cigarettes, coffee and sleeping World chess play enters 14th game REYKJAVIK. Iceland (AP) Bobby lecher mid Horis Spassky were scheduled to play their 1-Hh game in tlte world ctiess cliampimisliip today after a two-day delay due to a medi- cal postponement Iiy lite Rus- sian champion. It was the American chal- lenger's turn to play the white pieces, liitn I lie advan- tage of the opening move. Fischer, Leading in the 2-1- game series, chargetl Monday that Spasky shouldn't have been awarded the post- ponement I realise (he medical certificate he submitted did not specify his ailment. Chief referee I .oilier Schmid said the complaint "not in good spirit" but that he would consider it, Spassky lost the nth match after moves in 91- hours of play and needs .seven more Gumnaii kills 2 innocent bystanders NEW YORK (AP) Two In- roccnt bystanders were shot to death in an East Side restau- rant Friday by an underworld "hit man" v.'ho mistook them for two Cosa Nostra members, the federal government said Monday. The gunman's intended tar- gels were said In lie Alphonso (Allie Boy) Persico, brother of an imprisoned mob bigwig, and Jerry I.angclia, both of whom had left the restaurant mo- mcnls earlier. Instead, (he unidentified gun- man shot and killed Sheldon Epstein, 40, and Max Tekelch, 48, who were among a party oE four kosher meat wholesalers visiting the Neopolitan Noodle restaurant with their wives. The other two men in the party were wounded. Pattern 7045 QUICKIf: ve.l.s arc perfect for now and brick to schrxvl- Crochet vests for the Join for top style or choose rx.thoklcr version. Ij'se knitting worsted Pattern 7045: child's size; pirls' 12- 14 included. SEVK.vfv-nvr: for each pattern cash, cheque or money order. Add 1.5 r.enl.s for each pattern for first-class mailing anil to Alice 'Tirf: of f.Varrjc: of Your N'tedlecraft Dcpt., MilrfX. Print plainly I'ATTKItN NAME. ADDRESS. THE IIKKALD Readers Vi from S'.rrjcit West Toronto 1, OriUrto poinls to retain liis crown. Fis- cher needs only another -lib points to win the championship, and many chess pros predict he will. A win counts a full point and a draw a half. Will] a record crowd expected last Sunday after Hie interest created by the gruelling nth game, the match said they suffered a heavy fi- nancial blow from the post- ponement. They said the venture looks like running into a loss of up to EXAMINES DEMAND Officials of the sponsoring Icelandic Chess Federation met Monday anil examined another demand by Fischer that the minimum amount he could laser's share of the SI25.COO put in safe- keeping at the U.S. embassy. The loser's share is three- eighths, or 'Hie demand was made hy Fischer's lawyer, Paul Mar- shall, and came on the heels ol a threat to sue Fischer for pre venting filming of the match. A lawyer for Chester Fox, who has the exclusive movie rights to the match, flew here last week to ciiscuss tho filming deadlock. He tried but could not get a meeting Fischer and discussed with an Icelandic lawyer the posihility of suing Fischer in Iceland. Apparently Fischer's idea was to get as much of the money as he could beyond Icelandic jurisdiction. nils. Ho once refused to bo In- er viewed until tho report iribed him with two sleeping Hut Levant said he didn't Irink Uquor. "I don't like 10 joked. "It makes me feel jood.'J :AUSE UNKNOWN The cause of Ixwant's death vas not immediately known, nil Hie police spokesman said appeared to have died of utlural causes. levant wrote musical scores 'or films ami won an Oscar for Jnlil Today. He made his film debut its an ictor in 1M9 in The dance of Life appearing later in Rhythm in the .River, Kiss the Hoys [loodbye, Humoresque, The Rarkley.s of Broadway and An in Paris. He played Himself in Rhapsody in Bine, Hie story of composer George Gershwin's life. When Levant wasn't talking about himself, the multi-tal- ented man often was writing himself. He wrote three Unimportance of Being Oscar, 'Memoirs of an and A Smattering of Ignorance. Pattern Jrrmcess j marks 22nd birthday LONDON (CT> Princess Anno, nn attractive young woman with a quietly-independ- ent outlook life, celebrates tier 22nd birthday today oniony (Vicnils and with a minimum of public fuss. 'She's somewhere In Scot- land with was all a Hucklngham Palfice spokesman would say Monday night about plans for celebrating I he liirth- day of this member of the Royal Family who likes casual clothes, clot'.s her ceremonial job with all due correctness anti .saves most of her physical energies for horse-back riding. No formal birthday events are planned on tho public front- "Anne the Show jumping Prin- was a tag applied to her by one headline writer eight years ago. It was as a topflight horse- wotnnu that Anne first really broke through into the affec- tions of the Queen's .subjects. Tn ]Q71, she was SporLswo- man of the Year hi at least one major rating and she came close to riding for Britain at this year's Olympic Games in Munich. Hearing opened TORONTO fCP) A henHng begun Monday cm an appli- cation hy Toronto Western Hos- pital for permi.ssion to prose- cut o the Canadian Union of Ireneral Employees, its presi- dent and negotiating team, for allegedly calling, authorizing ami engaging in, an illegal strike ngain.st tlm which began July hospital Monday's session of Uic hear- i ng a d j ournexl to Frid ay, was spent in lengthy disputes licforo II. Brown, chairman of (he Ontario Labor Delations Botird. DKTR01T The bod- ips of three youngsters svrappcd like mummieti In old newspaper and stashed in wooden crates were found Monday in a garage oit tho city's northwest side. Police said the three may have- been dead nine yours, bo- ies found cause tho newspaper-wrapping around the bodies dated J9C3. 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