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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Feud delays Picasso estate PARIS Pablo Pi- casso foresaw the family feuds that would erupt over his fortune following his death. His friend and legal coun- Roland says he warned the painter one day that his refusal to make a will would lead to com- Dumas recalls that Picasso stopped him short with a loud laugh and a wave of his hand and terrible com- plications you can dream the when it will be infinitely Picasso died at 91 on April 1973. Several unfinished pain- tings stand on easels in his studio near Mougins on the French riviera. His widow has become a virtual Dumas reported. She lives partly in the chateau of Vauvenargues Aix-en- where Picasso is buried in the partly in the house at Mougins where he died. The studio and other rooms habitually used by Picasso are locked and un- touched since his death. The house is crammed with most of the paintings left by many of them dating back to his earliest styles. Armed French gen- darmes permanently patrol the grounds value of these pictures is impossible to Dumas said. because a friendly settlement within the family seems un- we will have to start some day to put an arbitrary value on them one by with the help of experts It will be a monumental Even if Picasso had left a will the complications would have been enormous. His heirs com from two mar- riages and two liaisons which produced children. Here t is a rundown of the survivors with a recognized claim to a share of the es- Jacqueline his wife at the time of his death. Paulo his son by his first marriage. Maya a daugh- ter by his mistress Marie Therese Walter. Claude a son by his mistress Francoise Gilot. Paloma a daughter by Francoise Gilot For the the French courts have acknowledged the claims of the five to a share in the fortune in pictures that some experts believe will ven- tually have a theoretical value of several hundred million dollar's. Jacqueline and Paulo made a brief and futile attempt to lay sole claim to the pictures. They broke with Claude and Paloma long before Picasso died. The artist was in- furiated by a book written about him by their now married to Dr. Jonas Salk. Picasso never forgave them for defending the book and trying to establish their claim to the inheritance during his lifetime. The com- Dumas warned Pi- casso about are further com- pounded by Paulo's claim to the estate of his Pi- casso's first wife who died in 1955. Picasso in- stituted divorce proceedings against her in date of crucial importance in the set- tlement of the estate. Songwriter to marry film actor's daughter LOS ANGELES Songwriter Jimmy whose hits include By The Time I Get to Phoenix and Up and marry the daughter of actor Barry it was announced here. The couple will be wed to the musical accompaniment of a 30-foot alpine horn and a 16-voice choir. Spokesmen said will marry Brigitta Patsy in an outdoor ceremony July 14 on a ranch in Ojai owned by rock musi- cian Jim the brother-in-law of Miss Sullivan. The announcement says the guest list includes rock and folk music notables John Len- Joni Art Gar- Glen Herb Alpert. Sates higher OTTAWA Sales of farm equipment and replacement parts during the first five months of the year were worth up 24.7 per cent over sales during the comparable period of 1973 Statistics Canada reported. DISNEYLAND EXPO TOUR August 1.17 days low as Includes transportation and accommodation Tour includes San Fran- Knotts Berry Farm. Universal Las Expo 74. NORTHERN BUS TOURS Alberta Phone 327-3536 or 328-4474 Also Pincher Creek Travel Centre Painting the turtle Painter Bob Fleury puts the finishing touches on a 22-foot-high model of a Western Painted Turtle. The model is to be moved soon from Winnipeg to the southwestern Manitoba town of home of the annual Canadian Turtle Derby. Once it is set the model will hold a Canadian flag in one front foot and a United States flag in the other. Pianist Jarrett terms concerts 'lazy second' By JULIET O'NEILL EDMONTON As far as pianist Keith Jarrett is North America is running a lazy second to Eu- rope in its approach to jazz concerts. says that to put on a good show a musician must have a suitable sound system a place where it isn't completely impossible to hear or feel the music a certain way to deal with those things and it's just not done in North Amer- ica he said here finishing a 90-minute concert. one realizes how bad it is because everyone is willing to play under any circum- who plans to spend more time composing in fu- can sometimes get wrapped up in his own per- much so that he is almost playing only to him- self know it feels good to he then I start getting concerned about what's happening to the au- dience where are MUST BE COMPLETE In a recent In The Jarrett has broken away from the traditional jazz rhythm section and features an orchestral background with most of the composing done by himself. think you're not supposed to do anything but the same thing all the he says. I need this to com- plete my spectrum. If I took one piece out it would fall A resident of New Jarrett says he stopped mak- ing compromises for public taste or money early in his career gave up the commercial world in Boston where I was playing six nights a week every week at local spots. started getting popular and I knew it was wrong be- cause I wasn't doing what I wanted to For who started playing piano at the age of it probably is the most versatile instrument played. as he puts it pi- ano is the Show Times Sebastian Cabot ill VICTORIA Actor Sebastian is under treatment in Royal Jubilee Hospital here for a stroke he suffered recently which affected the right side of his body and left him unable to a spokesman said. He wouldn't say what Mr. Cabot's condition was or when the stroke occurred. The best known for his role as French the butler in the television series Family lives at Deep 20 miles north of the citv. PARAMOUNT THEATRE MAME 700 9.10 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS' FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 7 15 9.25 APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ- 7 25 9 35 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9'25 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA SCHOOL FOR SEX. 7.00 10.05 DEEP THROAT LAST COMPLETE 8-30 RESTRICTED ADULT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE WHITE LIGHTNING- 9 45 WICKED WICKED 11 45 ONE COMPLETE SHOW. 9.45 GATES OPEN- 9-00 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN O'Neill biography strain for writer By WILLIAM GLOVER NEW YORK If he knew then what he knows Louis Shaeffer doubts he'd ever have put the giant drama jigsaw together. pan- are some of the words with which he describes crea- tion of the two-volume life of Eugene O'Neill that recently won the Prize for biography. who calls himself an especially ex- spent 17 quietly ob- sessed years and com- piling the monumental narra- tive about the United States most famous playwright Piled up around him in a book-tumbled bachelor Shaeffer is times as much material as went the published manuscript. collection is my he says of plans for possible spinoff works. A book of the pictorial material assembled during his hunt for everything about O'Neill is already being discussed with a publisher. A paperback edi- tion of the biography is plann- ed in the autumn. like to branch out and do someone he that would be starting in and I'm a little too old for that Two chance events led the 61-year-ole writer into O'Neill scholarship. The Brooklyn where he began as an office boy and wound up as a drama went out of business in 1955. Turning to theatrical press his first jobs happened to be on a revival of O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh and premiere of Long Day's Journey into Night. The productions helped start a widespread surge of interest in the dramatist who had been almost forgotten for a decade. Other plays were dusted and a squad of eager to cash in on the started unearthing the large mass of personal background that no one had bothered to put into a book before the literary giant's death in 1953. Struck by Sheaffer's en- Boston critic Elliot Norton suggested that he get inio the biographical race. thought it would take maybe four Sheaffer says. But tracing hundreds of straining eyes over faded newspaper studying letter and manuscript collections in a .half-dozen university libraries proved to be a steadily grow- ing task. There were also ef- forts by some rivals to block access to sources of formation wanted to drop the whole thing the first the husky from too many drops to a whisper. For seven Sheaffer was basic detective with luck and LOCATED SHIPMATE An occasional anonymous tip or a faint trail would suddenly open an unsuspected rich source of information. In Buenos Aires he located a man who was O'Neill's ship- mate on early travels. was in a race with mor- Sheaffer most who could talk about him were in their 70s or A pivotal conclusion he reached concerned O'Neill's ambivalent attitude about his long accepted as a profound influence on his work. COMMUNITY SIRVICIft DEPART PUBLIC SWIMMING. CITY OF LBTHBR G AND MUSEUM July Jily Jily Jilf July Jily Jily 29 FRITZ SICK Swim pm Public Swim 1 00-5 00 p Swim 1 OO-5'OO p.m and p.m Swim 12.00-1.00 p.m. Public Swim p m. and 7 30-9-30 p Swim 12.00-1-00 pm Public Swim 1 00-5 00 p rn and 6-00-9-00 p Swim 1 00-8 00 p Swim 1-00-500 p m. Family Swim 6-00-8-00 Swim pm. Public Swim p.m. and 5.30-7.30 p m. LIONS Swim p.m. and p Swim p.m. and Swim 1-00-500 pm and Swim p.m. and Swim 1.00-5.00 p.m and Swim 1 00-5 00 p m and 6.00-9.00 Swim 1 00-5 00 p m. 6 00-9-00 p.m. HENDERSON Swim 1 1 .00 a m 9 00 Swim 11.00-9.00 Swim Swim 11-00 a.m.-9 00 Swim 1-00-900 Swim 1 .00-9.00 p Swim 11.00 a.m.-9.00 p m. PLEASE Registrations to fill vacancies in swimming instructions will be taken at the pool of your choice during the times listed SR ALEXANDER GALT p p.m HENDERSON ICE SKATING Skate SKATING Skate 30 p m. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre in color. Starring Charlton Heston Geraldine Chaplin. Tues.. July 23 and 24. Monday show at p.m. ADULT. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre in color. July 22 and 23. Monday show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre CHINESE In color. Starring Bruce Lee. Tuesday. July 22. 23. Monday shew at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. TABER Tower Theatre IN YOUR In color. Starring James Coburn. July 23 and 24. Monday show at and p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. I started I took it for as everyone else that his hostility was directed toward his father. O'Neill was a noted 19th-cen- tury bravura Then I talked with those who really knew him and realized central hostility was against his mother explained a great deal about his relations toward his own wives. And there was his repudiated which directly related to how he felt about his mother. was a man staggering under a load of guilt all his life He felt his birth had been responsible for his mother becoming a drug and that led to his hostility toward she bequeathed him that lifelong legacy of guilt Sheaffer feels that impor- tance of the anti-mother dis- covery has been neglected by many reviewers of his work. He also wishes atten- tion were given to the book's readability then to its scholarship He takes a reporter's pride in having a lively style. Accumulation of all the background data sent Sheaffer into a tangential struggling to learn how to index and assemble bits in proper relevancy. For seven years he travelled and sorted before putting paper in typewriter Creative anguish set in. ALL THEATRES COMFORTABLY AIR CONDITIONED FOR COMFORT paramount NOW SHOWING 8th St She'll coax the blues right out'of your heart. LUCILLE aramount NOW SHOWING at and p.m. WINNER GOLDEN BEAR AWARD 1974 BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL MORDECAI RICHLER'S great novel ts now a movie starring Graffiti'' star RICHARD DREYFUSS ADULT The ofDuddyKravitz fi'o.w Rathe Released F''ms Ltd college cinema TONIGHT thru WEO. FIRST SHOW AT 7 P.M. FED ADULT ILINIA IDVElACt IBACIK8 DEEP TIHIRCAT IPART IE COLOR FROM DAMIANO FILMS HIT NO. 2 FOR ADULT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Tonight Tues. and Wednesday Second Feature NTROOUCES A NEW FUM EXPERIENCE 1CKED.WICKEI TWICE THE TWICE THE ON CMpMl llMW p ;