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Cies With Sam Laird; Oldest Game Given Spot On TV Detective Play of chess helps him save the life of a wealthy client." Diamond One of the oldest arts was wedded, more or less intimately and briefly, Monday night with the newest. A half-hour play entitled, "The Chess Player," was presented on television's Channel 10. lt purported to depict, according to The Courier-Post program guide, how "Richard Diamond's knowledge is one of the Innumerable private detectives currently operating on the networks. The conclusion of the drama left one viewer mildly befuddled as to Just how his "knowledge of chess," which surely seemed limited, had helped Private Eye Diamond solve his problem and save his client. There was a good deal more talk about chess than actual play. Technicalities also left some thing to be desired. For instance, Really Tax (Continued From P OnM 283 Mechanic st.; 883 Florence St., and 648 S. 2nd st. While $2890.29 was collected from the city for repair work on the houses, no taxes had been naid on them because "the law on the one occasion when two-requires that money collected as characters did get together over a board and start as game, one of them moved P-K4 and his income from these properties be applied to repairs, water rents and sewer rents in that order, and opponent replied with P-Q4. Theiiostlv (o taxes." said Isadore H first one described this opening; Hermann, chief counsel ot the as what sounded like the "Poli-j Bureau of Tax Title Liens, dor." Certainly it was not Phili-i dor's, though the originator of.R'PulN Consume Inronifl that game has been dead a long In the case of all five proper-time, as the TV actor said the ties, the entire income was eaten inventor of the opening played up by the repairs, according to. on the screen was. The opening, of course, is the well known Center Counter Gam- the records. The records further disclosed. that because of this situation, ,. ...j ,,J II .1... i , l.J 1 nil ana so cauea in an me dooks taxes wnaiever naa ueen paiu with which ' this columnist is since 1943 on the property at 938: familiar. iHoward St., the original lien of! Unfortunately, the TV game, $113.27 had grown to $958.25, and never proceeded any farther than I the premises had been repaired, these initial moves and, as we j during this time to the extent have said, viewers were icit in; $18.01. A total ot 5jm.jo was a state of some bewilderment as'' paid to Berman himself for car- to just what chess had to do with pentry repairs. Hermann said that I the story anyhow. . ion June 27, 1952 Berman signed; Perhaps non players who watchman aereemcnt in his office to pay ed the show were not so badly $25 per month on the lien ac-bewildered as players. I count and to pay off any balance And in any event we offer a'remaining on July 1, 1954. bow to Channel 10 for honorable I He made payments of $11 on intentions toward chess, with the July 1. 1952 and $50 on Sept. 3, hone that TV will give our fame 1952. This property was tenanted, further and perhaps more lucid but the record shows that no recognition. rents had been collected by the Since TV is partial to detective, city since the date of the agree-l stories, a staging of S. S. Vaniment. ! Hermann also said that an identical agreement in respect to nremises 1187 Penn st. was signed It Is highly encouraging to see;0n the same date. After no money) young American players coming had been applied to taxes from to the forefront as they have been the third quarter of 1941. the doing in the last two or three ,en had increased from $215.01 1 years. There could be no better to $1037.48. and repairs totaling! augury for the future of chess in $756.53 had been paid. This house 5 Dine's 'The Bishop Murder Case" might well be recommended. this country Two players still in their teens have just captured two major tournaments. One is William Lombardy, 19- was also occunied but acain the! record disclosed that the city had- main-collected no rents since the agree- ment. Bcrman' only pavment under this agreement was $50 on year-old master from the Bronx, kppt, 3( 1932. N. Y., who won the World's Questioned about these, chief, me-Junior Chess Championship at counsel Hermann said "the agree-khanic, Toronto with a clean untied and! mcnts were accepted in lieu of undefeated score in 11 rounds of rentals." play. I ' Lombardy, rapidly becoming a:1""'0"10 veteran in international play and I He stated he took "full respon- a highly successful one. scored 'sibility for not enforcing them"! what is said to be the first such and that he "should have fore-sweep in this tournament. His closed (on the properties) sooner." nearest rival was a German, When asked whether, if the prop-nlavrr who earned 9 Doints to erties had been tenanted since the Lombardv's 11. The City Collegejdate of the agreements in June, of New York junior needed only 1952, the city bad not lost 400 moves, exactly, to roll up years' income, Hermann an-! his triumph. And be it noted that,swered: "Yes. obviously." I Russia was among the nAions According to the records, Ber-fjrician, represented at the tournament, man individually or with which was limited to one player' owned 40 properties in Camden, from each country except that; seven of which were the subjects ! Canada, as the host, had two. lof tax liens. 28 were delinquent1 The other youthful star to gain, and onlv five had a tax-paid0' new laurels for himself this month status. The records also revealed is Robert Fischer, sensational 14- that arrearages on all his hold- year-old from Brooklyn. lings for real estate taxes, water"" Bobby became the new open' and sewer rents and liens, and champion of the United States tax liens, totaled $11,337.72, ex-ig';1 in a hard-fought tournament at elusive of interest. This is Cleveland. He came from behind. man whom the city paid to do all to defeat Donald Byrne in a the carpentry work on all tax, ninth-round game when the lattertmo Ucn properties in Camden, I nad a nail point lead on mm. including his own, and whose cost inen bottoy survived a lie m PStimates, according to Charles the gnal standings with Arthur pcntP, supervisor of the Bureau Bisgilier and succeeded the latter of Tax Sales, were accepted at SSw-as champion under the tie-break- hi, own fibres. . ; ; .,. -.,-.:. ; iiik jjimi-uun, aim u "a.-, m An jIPrn oi repair appearing erroneously announced that Bis-'on the tax lien record for 1187 guicr had been adjudged the vic-.ppnn st., a Berman property upon iui. umii f.ia.iis ik.u wmcn no taxes naa Dcen paid in, lirZt:3W3 10 points. t Samuel Rcshevsky, America's J J ' J No. 1 player, and Donald Byrne ' V 'i,, rew in the first game of their t 1 10-game match at New York's acmAn- Manhattan Chess Club. Rcshev sky took a full hour to make his Somerdale OKs Plan linn move in mis game ana - offered his fix? a draw at the 25th For IlOIllC mimbers BnrP.fuU-SliLbUt ,hni Somerdale Council has adopted The draw was agreed on after ' uJ 1, c. A h U " ' , in time trouble and one seemed ,0 uiC -1.... in tne norougn as requ i t;, .r.M .n'mw conmnHithe PostofTice Department in ad-..., probable by perpetual check. Byrne played the black side of a King's Indian Defense, Thn following game is the brilliancy prize winner in the 1957 Dublin Sonal tournament. bknoni rm:!sr. Willhn (lliitilll Blu.-k White Kt KM 11 Q-B2 P-B4 13 QR-Q P-KKI.l 13 P-B4 B KtJ 14 P-K Clloi 15 KI-QS P-QJ 1 KllPch Kl-RI 17 Kt-B.1 PlP U P KB5 B-Q2 II) QiP Kt-B4 20 Kt-Kt5 Olu-titllil While 1 P-OB4 1 Kt-gRJ 3 Kt-B3 4 P-Q4 5 P-K4 B-K3 7 rmiM PKR3 KUP 10 B-K Walllin Bltrk vance of home delivery of mail. Homes in the Cataline Hills development, however, will be numbered consecutively in compliance with a request by residents there who presented a petition calling a change in number- ling unnecessary. In other business, council ap- p-qrv pointed Mrs. Estelle Lyon to the r.b planning board to succeed Joseph "-9 rams' and voted to resurface, k.KkIF,- Crestood aye. from White, K.pSpi Horse pk. to Maple blvd ai'Illltop. a,ve' -(rom Ma'de? JfirJ? Somerdale rd. at a cost of $1800. The county highway department

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  1. Courier-Post,
  2. 22 Aug 1957, Thu,
  3. Page 25

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