Sport: Bridge Code

Bridge addicts by thousands devoured eagerly the first recognized code of laws for Contract Bridge issued last week by the Whist Club.

This Whist Club was founded in Manhattan in 1893. It admits only about 100 resident members. The president is Charles M. Schwab, famed steel king; the members are almost all socially and financially impeccable. It is a small, quiet, publicity-shy club; existing only for card games, but nowadays not Whist.

The prototype of the Whist Club is the Portland Club in London. For years the Portland Club made the laws for...

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