Foreign News: La Grande Semaine

In cold, wet, windy weather the President and Mme. Millerand, following a custom dating from 1874, opened officially la grande semaine. Despite the unusually inclement elements, large crowds assembled at the Auteuil race course.

La Grande Semaine (the last week of the spring season) is held at Auteuil, beginning with the Steeplechase, ending with the Grand Prix de Paris.

After this Parisien society leave la mile de la lumiere for the fashionable plages of Europe.


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