The Hongkong Telegraph.
Tuesday, August 13, 1929.
SCOUT JAMBOREE AT AN END.
PICTURESQUE CEREMONY AT ARROWE PARK.
London, Aug. 12.
The British and foreign representatives of the Boy Scout Movement attending the International Jamboree at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, were entertained this evening by the Government at Liverpool.
Mr. J.H.Hayes, H.P., the Vice Chamberlain to the Royal Household, presided, and he read a Message from His Majesty the King, replying to a telegram by Lord Baden Powell, thanking His Majesty for his hospitality and interest in the Scout Movement.
The King trusted that this memorable assemblage has strengthened the ties of comradeship uniting Boy Scouts throughout the world.
Mr. Ramsay MacDonald and Mr. Arthur Henderson also sent their good wishes.
Over forty nations were represented at the banquet. -Reuter.
A picturesque ceremony concluded the great Scout Jamboree at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead.
Lord Baden Powell buried a golden hatchet in the earth and distributed golden arrows to the leaders of the various national contingents as symbols of peace, bidding them to go forth as ambassadors of goodwill and friendship. -Reuter.