People, Apr. 20, 1959

In legal preliminaries to get a tangible remembrance from the estimated $100 million-plus estate of Philanthropist Vincent Astor, portly half brother John Jacob Astor III, ignored in Vincent's will (TIME, Feb. 16), informally entered a surprise argument. Its gist: thrice-married Playboy J.J. needs the money. Turning his coffers inside out just before sailing for England, J.J., doubtless aware that the bulk of Vincent's money is earmarked to "alleviate human misery," complained that he is down to his last $5,000,000.

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