A special bridge party was held when the members of the
American Contract Bridge League met at Banner Bank in Sunnyside on Sunday,
Awards, called the Ace of Clubs, were presented to those who
had the most number of points this year in their category. Taking awards home
were: Dudley Brown, Diamond Life Master; Constance Querin, Silver Life Master;
Hassan Mojtahedi, Bronze Life Master; Marie Noon, NABC Master; Leonard McGrath,
Regional Master; Joyce Carter and James Flint, Sectional Masters; James Lyall,
Club Master; C. Dale Bailey, Junior Master; and Olaf and Helen Elze, Rookies of
Vivian Martin and Nancy Gorham were in charge of
Winners from the club for the month of March included:
Thursday, March 3:
Greenfield and Marjorie Gilmore were first in A and B. There was a three-way
tie for second between Masayuki Hashimoto/Joe Kraus, Hsu-Jen Yang/Richard
Maison and Dudley Brown/Marg Pugh. Yang and Maison were also second in B.
Dorothy Aiken and Alan Franklin were third in B.
Monday, March 7:
Tied for first/second in A were: Dudley Brown/Alan Franklin and Hassan
Mojtahedi/Nancy Gorham; Vivian Martin and Peter Thomas were third in A. Tied
for fourth/fifth in A and first/second in B were Dorothy Aiken/Margaret Linehan
and Betty Pearce/Paul Burma. Judy Chester and Joyce Carter were third in B.
Thursday, March 10:
Cain and Jo Kraus, first in A; Audrey Pfluger and Marg Pugh, second in A;
Leonard McGrath and Alan Franklin, third in A, first in B; James Lyall and
Marvella Grady, second in B.
Monday, March 14:
Judy Chester and Joyce Carter, first in A and B; Marvella Grady and Leonard
McGrath, second in A and B; Nancy Gorham and Connie Querin, third in A.
Thursday, March 17:
Marie Noon and Hsu-Jen Yang, first in A and B; Connie Querin and Dudley Brown,
second in A; Alan Franklin and Dorothy Aiken, third in A, second in B and first
in C; Jim Flint and Richard Maison, fourth in A, third in B and second in C.
Sunday, March 20:
Noon and Alan Franklin, first in A and B; Leonard McGrath and Mary Conmy,
second in A and B and first in C; Wanda Kellett and Marg Pugh, third in A.
East/West—Carol and Duane Christensen, first in A; Joyce and Judy Chester,
second in A, first in B and C; Dudley Brown and Peter Thomas, third n A;
Marvella Grady and Margaret Linehan, second in B and C.
Monday, March 21:
Burma and Marvella Grady, first in A, B and C; Dudley Brown and John
Greenhalgh, second in B; Alan Franklin and Marie Noon, third in A, second in B;
Carl McDonald and James Lyall, fourth in A, third in B and second in C.
Thursday, March 24:
Dudley Brown and Jim Flint, first in A; Beverley Montgomery and Herb Warriner,
second in A, first in B; Joyce Carter and Judy Chester, third in A, second in B
and first in C; Paul Burma and Masayuki Hashimoto, fourth in A, third in B and
second in C.
Monday, March 28:
Hassan Mojtahedi and Connie Querin, first in A; Dudley Brown and Paul Burma,
second in B. Tied for third/fourth in A were Dorothy Aiken/Marvella Grady and
Vivian Martin/Peter Thomas. Aiken and Grady were also first in B and C. Coming
in third in B and second in C were Carl McDonald and John Greenhalgh.
Thursday, March 31:
Paul Burma and Kay Teal, first in A and B; Dudley Brown and Richard Maison,
second in A; Thomas Edwards and Herbert Wampole, third in A; James Lyall and
Dale Bailey, fourth in A, second in B and first in C. Corky Greenfield and
Shirley Billingsley were third in B and second in C; and Connie Querin and
Nancy Gorham were fourth in B.