Sport: At Ojai

The Ojai valley (pronounced O-hy) of California swarms every afternoon with outlandish & desperate-looking bandits wearing fuzzy chaps, huge spurs, violently colored silk shirts, ten and sometimes only five-gallon hats. These desperadoes swoop down on a drugstore—and ask for an ice cream soda. After they have mangled the straws and paid the soda-jerker, they climb on their horses and ride back to Thacher School, where they prepare for college.

Last fortnight, there was furious activity on the Thacher campus. Boys and girls, women and William Tatem Tilden II were playing and watching...