TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 196S i lit: ItEi.lsi'ikit-XhAVS — MT VERNON. ILLINOIS 3~rA Bridge lesson Standard Birds Vet Top Score By Oswald and James Jaeoby NORTH 31 4832 VKJ9865 • K5 • J8 WEST (D) EAST *76 4KJ10 V43 VAQ107 • AQJlOa 48632 4.K765 432 SOUTH *AQ954 ¥2 • 74 *AQ1094 East-West vulnerable West North East South Pass Pass Pass 1 4> Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— V 4 The hands lor the telephone match between the winners of the Champaign - Urbana Tournament and the Jacobys were Nos. 1 to 8 of a regular printout of American C o ntract Bridge League computer hands. Hand six represented a triumph for the bidding methods used by Mrs. Stone and Mrs. Bailey, playing simple Standard \merican. Thus Mrs. Bailey was inot erupted to open the North hand .villi two hearts. They were not jsing weak two bids. Had she opened a weak two leart bid chances are that she A 'ould have played the hand here and gone down one. Thus it was up to Mrs. Smith to open in fourth seat and she made the simple call of one spade in accordance with the rule of opening the higher ranking of two five card suits. Many players make an exception and open a club in preference to a spade with this type of hand'. We don't know just where the ladies would have played the hand after a club opening. Anyway, after Mrs. Stone opened with one spade, it was up to Mrs. Bailey to act. We don't I 'ecommend a pass with her hand. Neither do we i'ecom mend a bid of two hearts. The modern theory is that you don't bid a new suit at the two level with less than 10 high card points, therefore the North hand calls for a one no- trump response. Mrs. Bailey decided against bidding. Had she responded one no- trump they might well have wound up at two spades or higher. It is all rather academic because one spade became the final contract and Mrs. Stone proceeded! to make three odd for what would have been a really excellent score in rubber bridge, match points, IMPS or a telephone match. It could be lied but il couldn't be beaten. Legal Notice NOTICE OF CLAIM DATE Notice is given of the death of Fred Sodders (being the same person as Ted Sodders) and that Letters of Administration were issued December 20, 1968 to Dorothy L. Sodders, 900 Taylor Street, Ml. Vernon, Illinois, as Administrator, and that Monday, February 3, 1969 is the claim date for the estate. Dated December 20. 1968. Jerry B. Gott Clerk of the Circuit Court of Jefferson County. Illinois ATTORNEYS FOR ESTATE: Howard and Howard Howard Building, Box U, VII. Vernon, Illinois 2-7 NEWS B1UE1 LITITZ. Pa. (API Miss Sarah Reftew has marked her 104th birthday with her favorite feast • pork and sauerkraut. Miss Rettew. who moved lo u his small town after 80 years in learby Lancaster, said she recalled her father training for ho Union Army in the Civil Var. i% INTEREST PER ANNUM On 6 Month Saving Cer- tffiraiei •( $10,000 or Mor». 43/4% ^ ln »err -f Paid on Pass-Book Sov.. sjs Accounts. Put Your ( Money "Where Thousand* Save Millions." MT. VERNON LOAN AND BUILDING ASSOCIATION /.c ounts Insured Up to $15,000 by F5LIC 19th and Broadway Phone 244-1400 Mt. Vernon, Klfnoh The Mammoth SALE STARTS THURSDAY, JAN. 2nd Now is the time for a man to up-style his wardrobe with the latest fashions! He can choose from a wide selection of top brands, styles and patterns with a savings to suit his pocket . . . During our January Savings For Men. SAVE 10% TO 30% AND MORE MEN'S SUITS: Choose From Our Entire Stock of Over 400 Suits Reg. $65.00—Reduced To Reg. $75.00—Reduced To Reg. $85.00—Reduced To $ 45 $ 52 $ 58 $ 52 $ 60 $ 67 $ 59 $ 68 $ 76 Reg. $90.00—Reduced To Reg. $105.00—Reduced To Reg. $135.00 To $165.00 $ 63 $ 72 $ 80 $ 73 $ 84 $ 93 $ 121 $ 139 $ 148 CHOOSE FROM THE BIGGEST SELECTION IN OUR HISTORY -ALTERATIONS FREE OF CHARGE— TOPCOATS Regular $49.95 To $55.00 NOW Regular $59.95 To $65.00 NOW Regular $65.95 And Up NOW 45 oo s 56 00 ENTIRE STOCK OF Winter Coats AND ackets Choose from many styles, lengths, colors and patterns in sizes 36 to 46 and S-M-L-XL REDUCED BY ENTIRE STOCK OF Men's Sportcoats Available in the newest colors and styles . . . Some with co-ordinating pants . . . Chest sizes 36 to 50. REDUCED BY MEN'S DEPT.—MAIN FLOOR "SINCE 1879" 'SINCE 1879" USE YOUR CHARGE ACCOUNT Mammoth DEPARTMENT STORE USE OUR LAY-A-WAY PLAN 9.h and Broadway "Since 1879 Mt. Vsrnon, III.
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