AUTOGRAPH PLEASE San Francisco Mayor George Christopher came to Oakland yesterday for book signing ceremonies at the White House in Kaiser Center. Here, jthe-mayor autographs his biography, "Christopher of San Francisco" for Mrs. John C. Houlihan, wife of Oakland's mayor. Churchill Simplifies By FLORENCE OSBORN "Churchill bidding can be simpler, even for the average player, than the m a z e of formulae and confusion' of convention that has become a part of standard bidding," writes Paul K. Boardman, of St. Petersburg, Fla., one of S. Garton Churchill's most skillful and enthusiastic followers and the author of an excellent booklet on the "Churchill Bidding Style." "We find that the elaborate conventions of others place us at no disadvantage whatsoever," Boardman continues. The key to Churchill bid-. ding is the one - over - one suit response, which is somewhat stronger than usual (one-and-one-half quick - tricks or equivalent values). The message conveyed by the one-over-one response is to the effect that at least one safe spot, at which the hand can be played, is already present; opener's suit, responder's suit, or notrump. Also, that a reasonable amount of first or second - round control is included in the responder's values. Today's hand, played by Boardman and Ralph Le-Neave in a rubber bridge match, shows the Churchill "utility" notrump in action. With both sides vulnerable, LeNeave opened the North hand with one heart and East passed; with East's high-card holding, this must be one of the strongest trap passes on record. Paul responsed one notrump and North bid two clubs to allow South leeway to disclose the nature of his "utility" response. Again East trap passed and South leaped to five clubs. "The gentleman in the East could hardly believe that his patient silence could turn out to be this rewarding!" said Boardman in telling us about the hand. "He doubled, be lieving now tnat he had a pair of pigeons and that the profits on this one hand would probably pay off the family mortgage. I promptly redou bled, which I admit was somewhat sporting, but, then, Ralph can really play a tough hand." Ralph didn't have to work on this one. He ruffed the spade king in dummy, gave East a club and the. ace of diamonds and claimed the rest with dummy's hih cards Note that West can make five spades, losing a diamond See and drive the arrogant This car creates a sensation wherever it goes. And no wonder. It Is sleek . . . aerodynamically designed . . . Capable of 150 miles an hour. It features monoeoqu construction, has disc brakes and independent suspension on all four wheels. Gran Turismo coupe (above) or open sports model with interchangeable soft or hard top. See and drive this arrogant beauty today. 3 LOCATIONS IN THE EAST BAY BRITISH MOTOR CARS Style Bidding Today's Hand North Dealer Both Sides Vulnerable NORTH LeNeave A J 7 3 ? K 10 9 7 3 0 K Q A 10 8 WEST EAST K Q 8 A Q J A 5 4 K Q A 10 9 6 5 2 8 6 5 2 7 2 5 SOUTH Boardman A None None O J 10 9 8 6 3 J976432 The bidding: North East South West Pass Pass Pass 1 Pass 1 NT 2 4 Pass 5 Pass Doub. Redoub. Pass Pass Opening lead: K A. Copyright, mi. New York Herald Tribune, Inc. and a club trick. He avoids a heart loser by taking two heart finesses and discarding his fourth heart on a high club. "This hand appeared at first to be a horrible misfit, but had partner opened one diamond, a positive response by me of two clubs would be fully justified and, furthermore, a subsequent slam try would even be in order. The hand demonstrates why point count is actually a misfit in the Churchill style, even in notrump situations, and why 'Church' rates the factors of fit and hand pattern as more important than high cards as such in any given bidding situation," says Boardman. The booklet on "The Churchill Bidding Style" may be obtained by writing to Board-man at 311 Ling-a-Mor Terrace, South St., St. Petersburg, Fla. Where to Play Bridge Tonight By ERNEST H. NOFFSINGER Berkeley B.C., 7:30 p m. (Master Point) Berkeley Tennis Club, Berkeley Hayward B.C., 8 D.m. Hesoerlen and Bariien streets, Hayward. Oakland Bridge Studio, 7:30 p.m. 421 STaren Ave., uaKiana. Rheem Center B.C., 7:30 p.m. Morsgs School, Morags. TOMORROW Dimond B.C., 10:30 a.m. (Junior) 3680 Hanly Road, Oakland. Oakland Bridge Studio, 12:30 p.m. (Master Point) 421 Staten Ave., Oakland. Orlnda B.C., 12:30 p.m. Altarinda Road, Orlnda. Suburban B.C., 10:30 a.m., 2727 San Carlos Drive, Walnut Creek. Jaguar XK-E G. A. Miller Resigns Plans Post George A. Miller, one of five city planning commissioners who offered to emit last week if it would help correct "conditions" on the commission, has officially resigned. Miller's original resignation, along with the other four, was returned by Mayor John C. Houlihan after the latter failed to get City Council support of his effort to oust Com missioners Albert E. Lobello and Vernon C. Buell. In Chicago during the battle ! last week, Miller has since returned and sent his new resignation to Houlihan by special delivery letter last night. Thanking Houlihan and former Mayor Clifford E. Rishell who appointed him two years ago, for the "privilege of serving," Miller states "I tender my resignation for reasons best known to myself." Miller, who is president and executive director of Music Operators of America, Inc., also commends City Mgr. Wayne E. Thompson for appointing Norman J. Lind planning director, and sends the commission "best wishes and a hope for success in future planning for the progress of Oakland." Houlihan, who received the letter at the council meeting, said he has no choice but to accept the resignation. He praised Miller for his contribution while a member of the seven-man commission. Earlier, Houlihan nominated Edward S. Waldie, trucking firm executive, to succeed himself on the commission. Waldie's term expired May 5 although he was another who offered to resign. He is now nominated for a three-year term. Council confirmation is required. Requiem for Mrs. Meadows BERKELEY Requiem Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Magdalen Church for Mrs. Gladys Meadows, an executive secretary for the Shell Development Co., who died Tuesday. A resident of Berkeley for 17 years, Mrs. Meadows lived at 1055 Park Hills Road. She is survived by her husband, George, and her mother, Mrs. Theresa Foucrault of Tomales. There will be a recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Berkeley Hills Chapel, Shattuck Ave. and Cedar St. Liquor Ban Shelved WASHINGTON - W - The Senate Rules Committee pigeonholed today a resolution of Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., to prohibit the serving of hard liquor in public rooms of the Senate wing of the Capitol and in Senate office buildings. d lira jets to ffllil - now 2 tlglafe daity 5 ijffiij "I llllllil ! ANGELES T- THojS--? " 1 X": ' NEW ORLEANS. MIAMI COUNCIL GETS INTERIM REPORT ON REPORTS The City Council got a report to end all reports almost last night. It's Councilman Harry R. Lange's interim report on an earlier report on reports. It started last February when at Lange's request City Mgr. Wayne E. Thompson submitted a "report report". It showed the city spent more than $125,000 last fiscal year on reports. Lange undertook to decide which of the 12 departmental annual reports, costing $29,- 000, and how many reports to the council costing $95,000 could be eliminated. He told the council last Mayor Names Will Rewrite City Charter The eight citizens who will help rewrite Oakland's 51-year-old city charter have been appointed by Mayor John C. Houlihan. Ahead of them lies the task of bringing up to date a charter described by Houlihan as redundant, cumbersome and in some places ambiguous and contradictory. Appointed to work with Councilmen Harry R. Lange, chairman, and Fred Maggi-ora; and City Mgr. Wayne E. Thompson and City Atty. Hil ton J. Melby, the citizens are: Richard Moore, chief civil deputy in the Alameda County district attorney s office; Nor ris Nash, vice president, Kaiser Industries Corp. ; John H. Sutter, attorney; Albert Kieselbach, chief estimator, Aladdin Heating Corp.; Paul A. Brom, attorney; W. Elwyn Dunstan, insurance broker and former park commissioner; Edouard B. McKnight, Ala Style Show Tomorrow BERKELEY - "Fashions dor the Fair" is the theme of the style show to be presented at 1 and 8 p.m. tomorrow at St. Mark's Episcopal Church 2314 Bancroft Way. romp BtznQw T (Mm? Hmrmftfl "I am living alone for the first time. I always said I would end up a lonely old woman on a hill." Read "The Lonely Life," Bette Davis' recounting of the years that led from a vagabond childhood to glittering Hollywood stardom. Beginning in the June Journal. ONLY NONSTOP JETS TO HOUSTON . . . FASTEST JETS TO ; GOING TO NEW ORLEANS . . . NEW NONSTOP JET TO LAS VEGAS ; Ml AMI ...2 jets daily-just hours away. HOUSTON.. .2 jets daily, including the only nonstop service. Daily jet flights to LAS VEGAS and NEW ORLEANS. Enjoy the new, more powerful DC-8 Fan Jets, exclusively National on this route. night he isn't through yet, but he won approval of the grad ual combination of the departmental reports into one comprehensive publication. And the council agreed it can do without such other pa perwork as Planning Commission maps and routine actions; duplicate copies of agenda items continued from previous meetings, and most city manager reports which will now be submitted orally. A lantern projector will be used where possible to present maps and other printed materials. Given a trial run last night on a freeway matter, the projector replaced a lot of paper. Citizens Who meda County Taxpayers As sociation; and William Day, vice president-general man ager of Wells Fargo Bank. Houlihan, who called for a redraft of the charter last March, with possible submis sion to the voters next spring, said the group has been asked to make a progress report in 90 days. CEW! 16-OZ, 7-UP DEVI OlrXIlE-TKDP BOTTLES! IN THE 4-BOTTLE COMPACT PACK! Hooray for 7-Up! Now it also comes in One -Trip bottles. And each 16-oz. bottle gives you two tall glassfuls. Enjoy sparkling 7-Up in this new compact, space-saving package! It's the real thirst-quencher! "Fresh up" with 7-Up! Council to Discuss Coliseum Funds The Oakland City Council will meet tomorrow at 9 a.m. with officials of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Complex to discuss whether the $375,000 in the new budget for coliseum support is needed at this time. The council set the meeting yesterday. Other highlights of the meeting were: TIME Mayor John C. Hou lihan win agreement that it is a waste of time to go through the budget department by de partment. Instead he said City Manager Wayne Thompson should make' a firm recommendation and the council then decide if it should order percentage cuts for certain departments. COMMENT Edouard McKnight, representing the Alameda County Taxpayers Association, refuse to comment on the budget other than it's not as well prepared as the county's or Berkeley's. HALL OF JUSTICE-Decid-ed to attend an Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting to seek earlier payment of the county's share of Hall of Justice costs. PARKING - Asked City Atty. Hilton J. Melby for a report within 10 days on the legal aspects of using parking meter revenues from the south central business district to recoup the $466,300 the city paid for the site of the Oakland-Clay St. Garage Corp. parking building next to City Hall. FIREHOUSE - Set May 31 for a report On the condition of the Montclair firehouse which Thompson said needs replacement at a cost of $165,000. Sen. Goldwater To Address Dinner U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona will be the principal speaker at a fund-raising dinner set for Oct. 13 by the Alameda County Republican Finance Committee. The $100 - per - plate affair will be held at Jack London Hall and Raymond Miller and George Lundquist will serve as co - chairmen, according to County GOP finance chairman Dunlap Clark. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT THE MAN WITH HIS FAMILY TONIGHT AT 1:3(1 m. KTVU CHANNEL 2 DIRECT FROM SPORTS IBB MB Hfiflfi m m ONE HOUR TO REALLY KNOW JOE SHELL THE MAN THAT'S MAKING POLITICAL HISTORY IN CALIFORNIA. SHELL FOR GOVERNOR COMMITTEE 4055 Wilhir Boulevard, lot Angeles 5, California Harold levering, A. C. Rube?, E. B. Gilmore NEW YORK? STOP For reservations, see your Travel Agent or call DO 2-6180. In Oakland, call TE 4-1950, San Mateo, Dl 2-9444; San Jose, RE 9-6370. City Ticket Office -455 POST ST. AIRLINE OF THE STAR; E Wed , May 23, 1962 Lawrence Aspinoll Dies at Alameda ALAMEDA Lawrence N. Aspinoll, 76, longtime Alameda resident and retired machinist, died Monday in an Oakland Hospital. He leaves his widow, Ethel; two sons, Warren, a battalion chief in the Alameda Fire Department, and Herbert, branch factory manager for the Foxboro Instrument Co.; and a daughter, Mrs. Geraldine H i g b y, a member of the Alameda city treasurer's staff. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the George W. Murphy Mortuary. ADVERTISEMENT FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many wearers of false teeth have uflered real embarrassment because their plate dropped, slipped or wobbled at Just the wrong time. Do not. live to fear of this happening to you. Just sprinkle a little FASTEETH. the alkaline (non-acid) powder, on your plates. Hold false teeth more firmly, so they feel more comfortable. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor breath". 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