GREAT BRITAIN: Grouseparties

Among the great days that mark a British sportsman's calendar—"Derby Day," "The Grand National," "Gold Cup Day," "Boat Race Day"—none is more important than "The Twelfth." By law and tradition mid-August is the time set apart for the shooting of the game red grouse. To celebrate "The Twelfth" last week, brokers, brewers, baronets and belted Earls set off with some sixteen pieces of luggage each to join fashionable grouseparties on Scotch moors.

U. S. notables who put on leather patched shooting jackets, buttoned shooting spats, filled shooting flasks and rode on...

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