National Geographic : 1936 Aug
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE "GOOD LUCK BE YOURS, RICH CHEESE AND BREAD-HA! HA! LIOBA" So sing and shout the herders in their French dialect. In medieval days, when Swiss serving in foreign armies heard this ballad, " Le Ranz des Vaches," they became homesick and sometimes deserted. Many versions of the song to the cows have been handed down through the generations. C()National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by Bernard F. Rogers, Jr. IN THE BANQUET HALL THE COUNT OF GRUYERE DINED HIS GAY COURT Painted on the walls are scenes famous in Swiss history. In the central panel a feast is being held in this room in the Chiteau, with the fireplace and coat of arms depicted as they still appear (right).