Sport: Bridge

Bridge players, as such, are acrimonious, sedentary, conceited, unhappy, mercenary, preoccupied and futile. The better bridge players they may be, the more disagreeable they can become and the truth of this contention was needlessly demonstrated again last week in a bitter controversy between foremost U. S. authorities on Contract Bridge—Sidney Lenz, Milton C. Work, R. R. Richards, E. V. Shepard, Walter F. Wyman, and Ely Culbertson.

While most bridge experts regard each other with ill-concealed contempt, the bridge expert whom others resent the most is Ely Culbertson. A pale young man with rings...

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