COMMONWEALTH: Among the Rebels

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Sirens moaned, whistles shrieked as The Repulse carried the Prince of Wales into Table Bay at Cape Town. A dense blanket of fog hid the land from view, but, as the Prince subsequently found out, more than 200,000 cheering people, Boers and British, were behind it.

The Prince was received by the Governor General and Lady Athlone, his uncle and aunt,* by Premier Hertzog and his Ministers and a vast concourse of the distinguished, of which the most outstanding was ex-Premier General Jan Smuts (TIME, Apr. 27). As he...

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