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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 30, 1960
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30,1960. THE .PHAROS-TRIBUNE and, LOGANSPORT-PRESS, LOGANSPORT, .INDIANA , PAGE FJV* This Changing World C-/ '• C--' I ' , ,v By WILL BALL, Prcs. Cass Co; Historical Society • JACOBY ON BRIDGE NOTHING' PLAY WINS JUST^THAT Bridge literature is filled with stories of squeezes, end plays, 'countless others with which someone gains a trjck. .This week.is going to cover the reverse situation and discuss the "nothing"'play designed to break even at last. Needless to say,-you should both avoid this play and encourage your opponents to make it. ^ Playing at three no-trump South and children and Mrs. Ethel Brechbiel called Sunday "on Mr, while .the play -of a low diamond and Mrs. William Valdez. Ladies Aid of the Brethren church met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Ethel Girard, Reverend, and Mrs. -Rbyer returned Wednesday after a two weeks' visit with relatives in Ohio. • . play of the diamond king ensured the loss of two diamond tricks would have given-South a chance to lose only one diamond. Burnetfsville Family Visiting Relatives "write at least two', women,-on« of them in- another state, s 'in exact copy of this letter." "Let's swamp Pat with Kitchen Brigade, letters for Dick's election," it said. s Apparently a lot of dollar bills were sent to Mrs: Nixon. She sent Mrs. Leverenz an 8 by PART 629 Last week we had quite a little to say about an ambulance, horse- drawn, .and about a picture, that was supposed to appear with the story. 'However, the .picture wasn't there. It seems that Operation . Hospitality had the - photographer^too busy last week, and he couldn't get at making the cut. We are assured that the photo will appear .this time, so we'll finish the story, which we didn't have .space for' last week. Mrs. Helen Carr, who brought in, the photograph, was a-kid of about twelve or thirteen when that photo .was made. Her brother, Harold, who sat by the driver, was four or five years older, enough older to assume, in the mind of the younger sister, an altogether too "bossy" an attitude awav down toward the lower boat at the Boston Navy Yard, end of Bates street, nearly two miles from. the stable where the m July, 1M1. MR. FITCH, BROUGHT. ;with ambulance was, kept. Helen went; him, as a gift for the Cass Counto a phone down town, called| ty Historical Society, a' scrap Kroeger & Strain, and reported j book made by his grandfather, an accident at the Basket Works, | Fred 'Fitch, -a brother.of the"naval asking that thrambulance be sent to get the injured man to the hospital. She and her girl friend commander, and captain of Company I, of the 46th Indiana Infantry, the regiment that was re- then went to the Graves-Bookjcruited on Loganspcrt's West Store, where Timber-lake is now,, Side, a block or so north of the' NORTH SI ' ' '^J'102 V843 *"Q76S „- -+Q»4- WEST , EAST . 498753 4Q4 V Q 7 2 V.J.9 6 5+ A9 . , ' +J103 + J73 410865 SOUTH (D) 4Ar3C« VAK10, ^ '., , ' "" , '4K'842 •" *AK2 -' •• Both vulnerable?South ,'.We»t North- Kut- 3N.T. Pass Pass-^ Pasi Opening lead; — 4t 9 i coups, elimination plays and had no worries. Dummy's jack of 'spades was covered by East's i queen at trick one so' South could 'count three tricks each in spades and- clubs, plus- the ace and king of hearts, and plus some diamonds. Since he was in his own hand he led a diamond toward dummy. jjWesl 'played the nine and 'dum- jrny's, queen held the trick. I The seven of diamonds .was led .next 'and .after East played the ten , spot,' South thought a while and came up- with the nothing play. He covered the ten with the king. West took his ace and later on East made his jack. Why,, was 'this a nothing play? Because it was obvious that West held the diamond ace- so that the in New York Mate BUR'NETTSVILLE - Mr. and Mrs. Galen Davidson and children went Tuesday morning to spend the rest of the week in New York with friends. . . '" , Mrs. Georgia Coble is spending a few weeks ,at hef home in Rockfield. Mrs. Max Allen of Manchester was" 4 guest Sunday of- her father, C. M. Mertz. ~ Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Townsley. and children are -vacationing at the Smoky Mountains. Mr. arid Mrs. Ralph Brechbiel and Miss Mary Otto are visiting in Pontiac,. Mich., the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph St. Amant, Mr. and Mrs. Galen' Davidson 'Kitchen Brigade' Aid To Nixon Gets Personal Greeting DANVILLE, 111. (AP)-Thc general of Pat Nixon's kitchen, brigade, Mrs. Opal Leverwiz of Danville, got a special hand from' both Vice President Richard 1 M. Nixon and his wife today. Mrs. Leverenz, five weeks ago. had 4,000 copies of a letter printed and distributed to Danville housewives. It was a twist on the old chain letter idea. The letter asked that the recipient "sent one dollar to Pat Nixon -to help elect Dick" and "To the General of the Kitchen Brigade, Opal Leverenz — Pat Nixom" Today when the Nixon campaign train rolled into Danville, Mrs. Eeverenz met the Nixons with two dozen red roses, and got warm hanc^-akes from the candidate and Ms wife. i DEAD IN CRASH SAVONAy. Italy ;(AP)-A train crowded with workmen - crashed into a broken .cable car at nearby Albissola Satuiday,' killing' .the engineer, and injuring a passenger seriously. Eight other passengers were- given first" aid for minor injuries. i — " ' , - at 317 -Fourth, where they could see up the alley to the hill .down which the ambulance would drive on its errand of mercy. ' As soon as they saw 'it' they skedaddled up Broadway to the rink, knowing that that nosey big Brother was • otherwise engaged for the time being, and. couldn't see Helen buy a ticket to the skating rink. toward the said younger sister . • ONE SENTENCE in last week's HELEN, LIKE A LOT 6f kids that .age, liked to go to th eskating rink, then located on Brpadway first door west of the Kroeger & Strain 'establishment, then' at 613 _Broadway, .and.her mother, Mrs •Minnie Higbee, had cautioned ner ' about going'too. often. 'Her big brother.'took .jt upon himself to see that she obeyed the maternal injunction, which didn't suit the daughter at all. Harold had a fair chance to watch, as he worked next door. . • Harold-was proud of his connection with the operation of that new ambulance, which' he- was supposed to accompany on every trip, and talked about it at-home quite a little. So Helen) and some of her friends,:concocted a scheme that would enable her to'get into the rink "without her nosey older brother being aware of it. AT THAT TIME Logansport what we meant to say. .it read. "Nobody now living knows the facts." story didn't read as we 'wanted present v Franklin School. Dr. Graham N: Pitch, half-brother b: Fred, whose home was 'on . the northeast, corner -of Seventh, anc Market, was the colonel of-the 46th. . Lying loose in the scrap book brought in by Mr, Fitch was a clipping from the Grand Rapids, Michigan,'" Press, dated January 12, 1943, containing extensive mention of another Logansport native, 1 and: another Fitch. THIS ONE IS Harry L. Fitch, <BBM " the! a tent the Some time^before the publication of. this clipping- Lieut Fitch was in a couple of battles with' jthe ' : We should have' said; "None of j Japs somewhere in the 'Pacific; those old-time ambulance owners 'J neither 'the location of : the battles are now living." So we cannot be sure about dates unless we spend more time searching, old newspaper files than the ^importance of the matter warrants.. The writer had a call'the. other day from Clyde Fitch, grand-nephew of Commander LeRoy Fitch, about whom we, had a story or two a few weeks back; Logansport's native'for whom a-naval destroyer was named during the second World :,War. The reader may remember that another Lo-. ;ansporter, Mrs. Madeline Fitch Thomas was" brought .from : Salt Lake City, where she then resided had a basket factory, located |— and still does—to christen the THEATRES are'only a stroll from the world famous -SHERMAN Chicago's most convenient hotel...steps from all shopping, theatres, Lake Michigan, downtown.business, many'places of interest, I50F smartly appointed rooms with radio, year-around weather conditioning... Television, Garage Parking. -No Charge for children, 12 years or .under. nor the'name of the'vessel on •which' he served:being given. A portion of the clipping cites a commendation given .Lt-Fitch by his-commanding officer,; Capt. T. L. Gatch. Here it is: - 7 /'Your' outstanding leadership and ability in handling fires and flooding, duringr and after "the 'engagement, performed under fire and in T darkness,: demonstrated your thorough knowledge of dam- age-cofttrol operations and contributed materially .in 'minimizing the effect of enemy'fire/Your actions were a credit to your ship, the navy and the nation; you are privileged to "serve." World-Famous Restaurants— oLiiii in rimiiim ,,(2 •< *::,:•! Drive your car right' in the' hotel Xeltphon* FR2-2100 {CHICAGO'S MOST CONVENIENT HOTEL Completely Air-Conditioned KANDOLfH, CLARK i LA SAllE STf.1 Quite a tribute, isn't it? LT. FITCH WAS 28 years old at the time. A portrait published with the clipping, shows a nice- looking young man, who: seems to have freckles on his nose, and,a cap set .jauntily a .little > to one side. _.'••" As we mentioned a few. weeks ago,' Lt, Fitch;' 1 now commander, is still in the navy, stationed not long ago at Key West, Florida. Seek funds for W abash Pro'iecl CINCINNATI (AP) - The Ohio Valley Improvement As?ociation Friday urged appropriations to start construction 7 of-Ohio River locks at Cannelton,,Ind., .and "Uri- iontown, Ky., and on two Indiana reservoir, projects. Money was asked to start dams on the upper Wabash River near Hunfangton and the" Mississinewa River, near Peru' A start on a new Niblack levee on the Wabash north of .Vincennes also was urged. The association also urged completion of the Ohio River dam and locks at MarHand, Jnd., and the Sugar Creek levee at West Terre Haute "by December, 1962, and completion of the just - started Monroe Reservoir near i Bloomington by June, 1965. 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