SCOUTS: First International

Male or female, Scouts are Scouts. Boy Scouts, some 25,000 strong at their National Jamboree in Washington (TIME, July 12), spent their happiest hours swapping horned toads, pickled scorpions, live hoot owls—everything but puppy dog tails. The first international encampment in the U. S. of Girl Scouts and Girl Guides —only 101 strong—convened last week in a grove near Briarcliff Manor, about 35 miles north of Manhattan, but again the primeval urge made itself felt. Their barter, however, consisted of more appropriate articles, cotton bolls from South Carolina, scarves, tubes of powdered iron ore from Minnesota. Scout Sally Page...