European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 16 1962, Page 14

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 16, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseA Warace seb4e is Madrid Bureau Madrid is one of the few Dales inthe world when it still does t Cost any More to go first class. Transportation a the no. 1 bargain in Spain and there is Only one class on the subways bases electric trolleys and Street can serving Madrid. You can Cross the City a dozen times for what a new York Bud Driver expects for a tip. The 000 taxis in Madrid arc the favorite method of transportation for most visitors. Every Hack has a meter and the gag drops on eight cents before the trip i chalked up at a rate of Only 12 cents a mile. But what a trip this can be. Of course the taxi Drivers of Madrid axe inclined towhee through the City at a Lively clip just As their Brothers the world Over. Handsome install a phonograph but the Needle would t stay put As the taxi hurtled Over the cobblestones. Another proud entrepreneur offers Pas sengers the a of an electric razor and Mirror after shave Cologne Garets radio music and Reading material. Understandably these Drivers who Roll out the red carpet tend to average More than the customary two cent tip at the end of the trip. Few Drivers own their own cars and the Standard salary is less than ii m Day plus 15 per cent of the fares. But most Gratifying of All to the Passen for is the polite smile and of Rocus you re almost certain to receive regardless of your tip. Madrid has four subway or metro lines. Everybody has heard about the horrors of the new York subway Rush hour. In Madrid there is no Rush hour on the Sab Way the Rush lasts All Day Long. When a Madrilejo gets caught up in a crush of humanity at the soccer stadium or at a fire Sale he is Apt to remark this is like the the Rush to get aboard frequently jams the doors and prevents the train from leaving the station for several moments. The conductor blows a Horn indignantly until the determined passengers wiggle inside and the doors can be closed. The Stampede to catch the train has created a unique Field of Endeavor the Gallgos or greyhounds. Passengers must pass a Check Point where the tickets Are punched. Occasionally some attempt to slip by without getting their ticket punched or simply without a ticket Trust ing they will be swept along and lost in the mob. But standing on each Side of the Check Point Are the Fleet footed employees of the transportation company. When 8 Deadbeat is spotted the men give Chase blowing a whistle and usually Nab the culprit like All forms of Public transportation in Madrid the subways have Low rates to help the workers. A roundtrip on one line before 8 costs Only one cent and the top fare is less than two cents for roundtrip of several Miles Madrid has had subway service since1919. And the Central station in the heart of the City sports the second longest Esca Lator in the world. The Chen delivered mos cow station takes top honors in this de Par to men the Madrid transport system carries some 500 million passengers a year with the streetcars accounting for More than half of the traffic. Like the subways they tend to get crowded but at a top fare of about three cents who in the world could possibly complain \ tartan the ba0 Fouraa it shh Mumm 4 us in. A Torf Frk a flying clubs request any information in re Gards to us. Army flying Dobs in Osage or & com z. Caa cad to ars res Lars Etc which specie Carly pertain to Hying clubs or the forming of one. At this station we Are very interested in starting k flying club. We Hare an instructor anda4e Mechanic ready to go hat aset have Oceen unable to find authorization for organizing one. Also would like to Benr from any frying clubs now to opera Tion who could give us information which we Are trying to compile. -.,-./. Any and All suggestions will be thoroughly checked and up pied if practical in this command 8p5 Albert d. Wood. Kate cab Kab so be Plota a Loromer there is no to Jakeok sponsored any Fly tar club program consequently there is no usage Tab Bircann covering this subject. Current a on the subject re confined to flying club operations in Contos. Usak has a flying club pro Gram. Inquiries should be directed to he to Safe recreation division Apo 33, us. Forces. Of alien i Klimt a Brotherto do to become the weighs tall. He he eng ssh soft Well he is 30thing Yon wot subject quoted from the us peace Noce Ted for the air Dot sea of has beat the. In Flaa state residence under provisions of for enlistment Only ing the United states fee nent residence a understanding to to of tsp language la a Prenz qualify for enlistment. School and career i am a 60330 with 11 yrs. Serv ice. I will be rotating stateside i april. If i attend opera tors school on my own time would i be authorized upon graduation to change career Fields if so. Could i be reimbursed for any part of the Cost name withheld by bequest editor s not to Barb a replies not sufficient authority Tot career Fields. The full Cost solved u normally borne. A individual except lot Cati Rte conducted through bats eds to lion offices there Ara prove tatty for chef gig career a tits to Ever term ugh format and or on thet Jab a training. Check wit it Jim unit personnel officer to your eligibility. As follows attaining a knowledge through self study ii reminder to b bag correspondents readers Are reminded that All letters to the b bag Mustin order to receive recognition. A correspondence to this is confidential names wiil be deleted in publication if t Goren on Bridge East West deals. Vulnerable. South North j 10 8 5 to 8 3 986543 East 4 of 7 5 2 4 aqs5432 it North pass 2 �34 pass East pass pass pass pass fog 14 West 49764 f k q j 6 4 4 j 10 k2 South 4 a k 32 v a3 4 k 3 8 7 4ya j 10the bidding South West 14 Ivd ble pass 2 4 pass 4 4 pass opening Lead King of 9. Declarer pulled off a rare but interesting unblocking Man Euver today to land an enterprising game contract. South opened the bidding with one Diamond since he had a Shad too much for one no Trump. When West s Overall of one heart was passed Back to him he quite properly doubled. When North bid two clubs. South elected to Trot out his Spade suit. North s hand Tho lacking in High cards had distributional merits so he raised and South proceeded to game. West opened the King of hearts. Declarer won the Ace and Laid Down the Ace of Spades. When Janie East s Honor dropped continued the Trumps and established clubs by playing Tiff Ace and then the Jack. West to and cashed the Queen at when South s nine dropped wisely decided to suit for he could see that tit Dummy was now established1,/ nothing could be forcing Declarer s hand switched to a Diamond fort to weaken the Trump holding. Declarer could not Ruff in Dummy so Hethe Lead to ride. But 1 by circumspect in his

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