Sport: Appointment in New Jersey

A score of riders and two dozen hounds had an appointment with a New Jersey fox one day last week. It was, as the club's pro huntsman told a New York Times reporter afterward, "the longest, hardest, most harrowing and most exhausting appointment" in the history of the Essex Fox Hound Hunt Club.

The quarry was first sighted at 3:15 p.m., near Mrs. Charles Scribner Jr.'s estate, "Dew Hollow," in northern Somerset County. When the fox saw the hounds coming, he lit out for the south. On the way, he led hounds and huntsmen across two state highways and through a couple...

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