Two narrow slanting eyes peeped last week above the topmost crag of the famed Wetterhorn.* Seven hours before, three Japanese and five Swiss guides had set out from Grindelwald. He who peeped royally from the summit, was Prince Chichibu of Japan, second son of the Mikado. As everyone knows, he has wintered and disported himself in Switzerland, has survived an ankle strained while skating and ensuing measles (TIME, Feb. 22, Mar. 1).

*12,149 ft., as against the 14,661 ft. Matterhorn, and Mount Everest 29,002 ft.


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