Sport: Bridge Laws

When the 1926 bridge laws went into effect last week, they were issued from Manhattan by a council of 14 composed of ten New Yorkers, one Virginian, one Connecticutian, one Milwaukeean, one Bostonian. The organizations represented were but three: the Whist Club of New York, the American Whist League (Manhattan), the Knickerbocker Whist Club of New York. Books were published to celebrate the going into effect of the laws, two of them (Work's and Whitehead's) written by members of the bridge legislature.

Bridge addicts must now be aware that, under the new code:...

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