Clean Sweep

On Manhattan's Eighth Avenue the waiter at Andy Murphy's Bar hauled out his finest Scotches and liqueurs; a nearby news vendor noticed a sudden flurry in the demand for such publications as Rider & Driver and Town & Country. From 48th to 52nd Streets, prizefight and hockey fans were in temporary retreat before the advancing wave of high society which was bravely turned out in sables and silk hats, diamonds and décolletages. The 61st annual National Horse Show was on in Madison Square Garden.

For the second successive year, the U.S. played host...

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