Source: Games for Everybody
Category: GAMES FOR ADULTS
The guests are seated around a table, each one having a pile of fifty
beans in front of him. The leader has two packs of playing cards, one
of which is used for an auction sale, one card at a time being sold to
the highest bidder, who pays for it in beans.
When all the cards of the first pack have been sold, the players
arrange their cards and beans on the table ready for business.
The auctioneer then holds up the second pack and announces that he
will call the cards off one at a time, and as he does so, the player
who has the duplicate of that card must give it up to the auctioneer.
After each calling there is a little time allowed to buy or sell the
cards, the object of the game being either to have more beans than any
one else, or to have the duplicate card which is at the bottom of the
second pack, thus causing a very exciting time as the second pile
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