The Hongkong Telegraph.

Friday, July 19, 1929.
香港英七月十九號 禮拜五
六月十三日

No 22,843
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PRINCE WILL FLY TO SCOUTS JAMBOREE.
50,000 LADS GREETING BY HOWL AND DASH.

   It is officially announced that the Prince of Wales has decided to fly from London to Birkenhead on Thursday, August 1, to visit the Boy Scouts' International Jamboree.
   His Royal Highness will land at Hooton Aerodrome, to which the public will be admitted, and will be given an aerial salute by members of the Liverpool and District Aero Club.
   Scouts from all parts of the Empire and from 41 other countries will welcome the Prince, who will spend a night in camp with them. On the Friday the Prince will witness a grand rally from the dais in front of the grand stand in Arrowe Park, Birkenhead.


Pageant of Nations.

​   In this pageant of nations he will be greeted by 50,000 Scouts from all parts of the world, who, at a given signal, will give the Scouts' howl and dash in camp formation towards the dais.
   At another signal they will come to a standstill in a semicircle round the Royal dais, and will then be addressed by the Prince.
   His Royal Highness will fly back to London on the Friday evening.
   It is understood that he has expressed a desire to fly in order to encourage aviation on Merseyside and the North.