Sport: Forcing v. Vanderbilting

In a quiet, smoky room in Manhattan, 32 of the foremost bridge-players of the U. S. met in fours last week to play for the Harold S. Vanderbilt Cup. At a corner table the donor of the cup sat, ruddy, youthful, in a brown business suit. Expert Sidney S. Lenz was sick and could not play, but Wilbur C. Whitehead was there, smiling through pince-nez attached obscurely to his clothing by a neat black ribbon. Present were Ely Cuthbertson and his wife, Josephine, famed as the most dangerous married couple in bridge. All...

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