Hongkong Daily Press.
Hongkong, Wednesday, May 25, 1932.
EMPIRE DAY IN HONG KONG.
HUGE CROWDS VISIT EMPIRE PRODUCTS FAIR
STIRRING ADDRESSES AT CHURCH SERVICES FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Empire Day in Hong Kong was celebrated in fitting manner yesterday. Special Empire Day services were held and were attended by large numbers of school children.
The Empire Products Fair at the Peninsula Hotel again attracted huge numbers yesterday, while not a few schools took advantage of the holiday to hold launch picnics.
Mrs. H.T.Creasy, M.B.E., representing Sea Scouts and Girl
Guides, placed a basket of roses at the foot of Queen Victoria's Statue, while in the afternoon, at Government House, a Girl Guides' Rally was held, and a large number of Boy Scouts were entertained at Flagstaff House.
The Union Jack was flown from many buildings in the city while men of war in harbour "dressed ship" for the occasion.
It is estimated that at least 15,000 people attended the British Empire Produce Fair during the two days on which it was opened to the public.
CELEBRATIONS BY GIRL GUIDES AND BOY SCOUTS.
A basket of roses, decorated with red, white and blue ribbons, was placed at the foot of Queen Victoria's Statue yesterday by the senior Sea Scout, Mrs. H.T.Creasy, M.B.E. There was a very good attendance of Sea Scouts and Girl Guides at the function.