Dresden Duplicate Bridge Club
Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 8:02 pm
By: Toni Pritchett, Special to The Press
Dresden Duplicate Bridge Club met at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 2 and had four and a half tables of ladies and gents with their high intelligence ready to cope with frequently extremely difficult hands of bridge.
Everyone was in such a good laughable mood today looking forward to all and enjoying the delicacies from the dining table. There was fresh salsa from La Cabana, Colby cheese, chips and Doritos, chocolate Oreos, onion dip with olives and tomatoes, Fig Newtons and ginger snaps with cream cheese spread.
The winners of this game, according to John Harbour and his sophisticated computer, were 1st Lois Harbour (John’s wife) and Minnie Bess Williams, 2nd Freddye Oliver and Jack Bogue and 3rd Carolyn Rogers and Ruthie Jenkins. Incidentally, Minnie Bess will celebrate her 96th birthday Nov.13. A gala occasion is being held for her in Paris.
We always desire and want new bridge players to come and join us any Wednesday. Just show up with a partner and commence bidding.
We left President Coolidge last week becoming friends with Will Rogers.
You know he was nicknamed “Silent Cal.” Not for nothing was he nicknamed “Silent Cal.” Coolidge could indeed be a man of few words if he so chose. During the 1924 campaign, eager reporters sought him out.
“Have you any statement on the campaign?” asked one.
“No,” replied Coolidge.
“Can you tell us something about the world situation about Prohibition?”
Then, as the disappointed reporters started to leave, Coolidge said solemnly: “Now, remember – don’t quote me.”