Education: Groton Break

Pink-cheeked, spectacled Dirck Roosevelt, 13, son of Kermit Roosevelt and grandson of the late U. S. President Theodore Roosevelt, parked against a fence in Groton, Mass., one warm afternoon last week and brooded. He gazed in distaste at his books, at Groton School. The reflection that his father was adventuring in the South Seas added nothing to his contentment. The bright sunshine increased his gloom. He fished out his wallet, thoughtfully counted $8. He turned to his spectacled, 13-year-old companion, Henry Wyse Distler, son of a Baltimore engineer. "Come on," he said abruptly. Without more ado they set off rapidly down...

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