Foreign News: Birdshot Into Gillie

When the great Duke of Wellington, in the course of shooting grouse in Scotland, shot the fundament of a female Scottish peasant full of birdshot, His Grace testily made no apology, and a member of his entourage observed: "The good woman should have been honored by any contact with the Victor of Waterloo."

How times have changed last week appeared when English papers suppressed the fact that a Scotch gillie had been caught under the eye by birdshot fired by a guest of J. P. Morgan. One of the guests was George V's second...