ARGENTINA: Miss England II & Edward of Wales

Brave though everyone knows the Prince of Wales to be, the Argentine public has been watchful and excited these past few weeks about reports that before H. R. H. left Argentina he would go for a reckless, roaring spin in Miss England II.

In this ill-fated speedboat the late Sir Henry Segrave raced to Death (TIME, June 23) when Miss England II hit a floating log and sank. Fished out of Lake Windermere she was repaired, shipped to Buenos Aires to race as a feature of the British Empire Trade Exposition. In order...

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