Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 8, 1969 · Page 8
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8—S T*TR TircttTSTEJT -NTSWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1969 Bridge Lesson Bridge Voodoo Common Sense y BOswald and Jsmes Jncoby NOR'iH 3 AQJ97 V Void • AK10653 + J82 WEST EAST *106 A3 V A2 VKQJ976 • QJ97 ^842 + AQ1095 +743 SOUTH (D) A AK8542 V108543 • Void + K6 Both vulnerable West North East South 1* 2* 2+ 2V . 2* •Pass 3 V Pass 34 Pass 4* Pass 4* Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— VA The late P. Hal Sims was i most superstitious bridge player but all his superstitions were common sense. He believed firmly that aces were lucky cards and spades the luckiest suit. He believed that when you were dealt a spade suit you should bid it. ! South's opening spade bid \ would meet Mr. Sims' full approval as it does with ours. He only has 10 high card points but he holds very good spades and plenty of distributional values. The rest of the bidding is interesting. South rebid his spades freely. North made two slam tries by cue bidding hearts but South was so ashamed of his lack of high card strength that he merely signed off at three and finally four spades. We sort of think that Hal Sims would have been carried away by his superstition and reached the slam. South had no trouble making 12 tricks. He ruffed the heart lead in dummy, ruffed a diamond, led a spade to dummy's queen, ruffed a second diamond, led a spade to dummy's jack to account for the adverse trumps, discarded twc clubs and two hearts on the rest of the diamond suit and lost one heart at the finish. The game was an International Match Point affair and South was rather unhappy with the result. He apologized profusely to his partner for having bid like a coward. He had no need to apologize At the other table South wasn't going to open a 10 - point hand. He passed. West bid a club, North jumped to two diamonds East bid two hearts and South passed again. West tried two no- trump; East went to three hearts and once more South kept quiet about bis spades. It was his last chance because West and North passed. Furthermore South was most disappointed when the smoke of battle had cleared away. East managed to moke his three- heart contract. fI Five Children Die Of Smoke CHICAGO (AP)' — Smoke from an apartment fire WDed five children Sunday on Chicago's West Side. The parents, sleeping in an adjacent room, were not injured. The victims were Victor, 3, Sarah, 4, Elaine, 6, Benny, 7, and Betty Ann, 13, all children of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gray. Firemen said the fire apparently started in the parents' bedroom. The Cook County morgue said the children died from smoke inhalation. U.S. MINTS FOR TRAVELERS who want to be able to "pick up and go" on short notice, this house should be interesting. It's a mobile home set in a village of similar residences at Palm Springs, Calif. Since the establishment of the first U.S. mint in Philadelphia, there have been seven mints in operation at various times. At present, there are only three—Philadelphia, Denver and San Fraciico—and the San Francisco mint is no longer issuing coins. SETTING UP THE PA S T — A delicate touch Is needed as Blair Whittpn of WJtton, Conn., reassembles a miniature reproduction of the kitchen of an 18th Century German castle. The exhibit was set up for the Antiques Fair held at the New York Coliseum. WORLD ALMANAC FACTS Through carelessness or contempt man was responsible for causing about 91 per cent of the 113,762 fires reported on federally protected forest lands in 1967, while lightning caused 10,335 fires or about 9 per cent of the t o t a 1, The World Almanac says. In the same year, 125,025 fires burned 4,658,586 acres on all federal, state and private forest lands, an increase over 1966 or 2,525 fires and 84,197 acres burned. 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