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PAGE FOURTEEN THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1WT Contract Bridge CUE HOODWINKS WEST FOR SLAM BY OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service SAM STAYMAN of New York is best known for the famous Stayman convention. He is aliso known as a resourceful playesi- who believes in making life as difficult for his opponents as possible. Now, suppose that you are West in today's hand and -Sam is sitting South, fie opens -the bidding against you with one spade NORTH 4 A A ID 7 V52 495 *KQJ965 WEST EAST *S2 A53 VQJ10843 V97 41064 4KQJ873 *84 *A72 SOUTH (D) ' AKQJ.964 VAK6 4 A2 4,103 North and South vulnerable Sooth West North East 1A Pass 2 * 24 34 3V 34 Pass 4 V Pass 4 4 Pass 6 4 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V Q and .you fear the worst. North bids two. dubs, your partner two diamonds and Sam three diamonds .• You decide to stick in a three- heart bid for what it is worth and the bidding continues with three spades by North, four heart's by South, four spades by North and six'spades by South. -'_ Your normal lead is a diamond. Your partner has bid that suit and it ought to be better than your hearts. A look at all the hands disclos'es that the normal lead beats the slam. East has a diamond established before his ace of clubs is knocked'out. •.".West did not open the diamond. He reviewed the bidding and noted that Sam had.gone to six spades by himself once North had given him a raise in trumps. - West asked himself: "Why did Sam take the trouble to cue bid. in •hearts?" West came up with the answer, that Sam .was .trying to stop a heart lead and_out came the queen of hearts. •'Now the slam was a laydown. Sam dr.ew trumps and knocked out the ace of clubs. West had been right in deciding that Sam-had LIVED IN TENT VILLAGE 18 Boy Scout Leaders Enjoy Five-Day Outing The tents in the background were the living quarters for scouts who took part in the five day junior leader training course at Camp Buffalo. In the foreground, food is cooked on the elevated fires. This is one of the latest techniques developed by scouters for outdoor cooking. Believing that leadership is one of the most important qualities for successful scouting, the Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America conducts an annual junior leader training camp each fall at the Camp Buffalo scout camp. This year's session was held at the camp for five days beginning Oct. 23. Eighteen selected junior eaders completed the course and now are qualified to work with 'heir scoutmasters as senior patrol leaders or junior assistant scoutmasters. Despite cold weather, the scouts set up an outdoor campsite, and (Staff Engraving.) lived in a tent village for the five days. They cooked all their meals outdoors, using the newest methods and techniques for " preparing meals. In addition to the experience gained in setting up a campsite and cooking, they developed .skills in axemanship, hiking, the use of a compass, and other elements of outdoor living. • Indoor sessions were held to teach .the boys the fundamentals of planning scout activities and operating troops or patrols. Originally, 31 scouts were scheduled to participate in the course, but because of the flu the number Before meals can be cooked, the scouts must prepare the food and put it in the proper utensils: Above, Herbert Kline, who headed the training staff, shows a group of junior leaders the newest .methods for preparing a meal outdoors. The scouts did the cooking themselves. (Staff Engraving.) son, Post 208, Logansport Those who completed the training are: • Bill Rendel and Dennis Norris, Troop 49, Mexico; David Rhine, who completed -the training was reduced to 18. The junior leaders now will conduct similar courses in their individual troops, in order to pass on their ' experiences to other scouts. . Adults who operated the training -camp were Herbert Kline, scoutmaster of Troop 49,- Mexico, and John Hilficker, scoutmaster of Troop 51, Kewanna. Others on the staff were George Robbins, Post 225, Monticello; Duane Howard, Troop 71, Logansport; Ed Fitzgerald, Troop 7, Lo- ganspor,t; Dick Fox, Troop 2, Lo- gansp-ort; Warren Hiokman, Troop 5; Logansport; .and Glen Bodin- Troop 10, Peru; Guy Mathis, Troop 4-2, Denver; Tom Kase, Troop 25, Monticello; Paul Barnes and Charles Burnettsville, Chilcott, Terry Troop '48, Troutman, Dan Boocher and Bide Kunier, Troop 51, Kewanna. John P. MeHwain, Troop 27, Logansport; Bill Fickle, Troop 7, Logansport; Jim Was on and Tom LangBton,. Troop .44, Flora; William Jackson, and Tom Brown, Troop 5, Logansport; David Morrical, Troop ,2, Logansport; B-ill Paintton,' Troop 71, Logansport. a reason for his heart bid. 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MARTIN Associated press Farm Reporter ties bordering on the commercial corn area. .When it was first set up in 1938, These new demands encouraged the, development of a commercial livestock industry, especially of WASHINGTON UPl — The cornj,.^' cornmer cial area was com- beef cattle. This new farm indus- belt is not what it used-to be. Thelp 0sed of 566 C0 unties. The only] try required greatly increased cotton South is forcing changes. 1 l coui ities outside the Midwest weresupplies of corn and other grains The term corn belt—with its geographical, agricultural and political connotations—once referred to a closely-knit area of the Mid- four Mississippi and Ohio River bottom counties of" Kentucky. By the time, World War II start- for feed. Contributing- to this movement of the corn belt to the deep South west where .the production of corn • to 623 counties. By this time 2 ed, the area, had been increased]have been, such factors as gov- and its 'agricultural companions of, hogs and cattle formed the basis of th e farm economy. While not defined originally in any legal or geographical sense, this area was .made up largely of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa,, and. parts of : Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri, Minnesota, Delaware and 11 Maryland counties were taken in. South Gets Into Corn By 1950-, the cotton South had begun to move into the area, reflecting its increase, in the production of corn. The 1950 area expanded to 837 counties, including 55 in eminent programs curtailing the production of cotton,, peanuts and tobacco — traditional Southern crops; and th e , development^ .a new technology in the production of corn. , Kansas and South Dakota. It gained Attention as a political region because-it was, one on which th^ Republicans, for ..years, Nebraska,' Kentucky, 12 in Tennessee and five in Arkansas. Further rnereases in the production of corn has led to the enlargement of the area to 932 coun- were able to depend for strong ties for 1958. The deep South has support. The corn belt has its counter- gained admission. Included are 17-counties in Alabama, 5 in Flor- parts in the cotton belt of the ida, 28 in Georgia, 32 in North - •- • -'•• " •• "-- -' 'Carolina, 2 in South Carolina, 25 in Tennessee, 15 in Virginia and 2 in West Virginia. The East, too, s. greater representation, includ- Southeast and South,- the wheat states of the Great Plains, and cattle and sheep grazing, areas of the . Southwest and Rocky Mountains and the fruit producing areas!ing ;11 counties in New Jersey of the Pacific Coast. Designated The Area But with the.' development of farm problems of depressed 31 in ' Pennsylvania and 16 in Maryland. While the South was making these inroads, the. old Midwest Scouts To RelatQ TripToKiwarth Glen Bodinson and Lyle Durbin, two local boy scouts., will relate their trip to the National and International scout jamboree when the Kiwanis cluh meets; Tuesday noon at the Shrine club quarters. The traveling scouts will tell of their experiences in Europe and .will illustrate their travel log with 'colored slides. ' Kiwanis board meeting is scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday at the residence of Oscar Beasey, 308 Day street. prices and surpluses in the ties, th e corn belt came to be ifned in a legal sense. The farm act of .1838, which sought to control production of major crops to prevent surpluses, authorized' the designation of a commercial corn area. It. was to be made up-of the major corn producing counties. It was in this area that provisions of the control program and full benefits of the price support program for corn were to be ef- «** belt was losing ground. 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