Letters, Oct. 13, 1958



Bridge lovers will appreciate your Goren article in the Sept. 29 issue. But you seem to credit the increased slam bonuses to Mr. Vanderbilt and some of his friends in the

year 1925.

In the summer of 1921, six of us—all summer bachelors—played at Copenhagen's Klubben. The six: the Norwegian minister, the Dutch minister, the Siamese minister, two officials of the Danish Foreign Office and I, the U.S. charge d'affaires. The game, with cutting in and out, was auction, but with one new major scoring wrinkle: if you chose to jeopardize what...

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