Favorite Pastime

American sailors playing cards. Stereo picture

The original byline reads:

The boys are limited in their different pastimes and in cramped quarters, outside their work, there is nothing to fit in or can take the place of a game of cards. Gambling is strictly prohibited on board any of Uncle Sam's ships, but the boys will engage in Pinochle, Forty-Five, Euchre and that sort of thing.
Here is a four-handed game of Whist, and it is a little bit interesting and exiting at the present moment. The boys get around in little corners out of the way between decks and enjoy this to their heart's content.

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