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THE REVIEW AT WIMBLEDON.

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THE REVIEW AT WIMBLEDON. The business of the Wimbledon meeting was on Saturday brought to a close by a series of interesting and attractive events. Befiire the arrival of the Sultan each corps under canvas told off detachments for a guard of honour, which lined the way along which the Sul. tan and the Prince of W ales were to pass. The Sulta n's tent was a gorgeous affair—a thing of quite if not more than Eastern grandeur. There was a circular tent some forty feet in diameter formed of scarlet and white canvas, and its floor was covered with scarlet cloth. This was the reception tent. Luxurious otto- mans, chairs of gold and damask, tables of elegant form, pedestals of ormolu work supporting jardiniers filled with the choicest flowers, and fountains throwing up sprays of fragrant water. On the right and left flags of Turkey and of England were gracefully draped. On the right was the ante-room, and on the left was an ante-room—one for the Sultan, the other for the Prince of Wales. Withdrawing the draped curtains on the side opposite the entrance, and a gallery of lavish luxury was entered. Here, on tables covered with rich velvet and bullion fringes, were placed the prizes which the British Volunteers had won. The whole of the fittings-up and decorations, particularly the floral ones, were magnificent. This entertainment was provided by Lord Spencer. The Prince of Wales was received by Earl and Countess Spencer at the entrance of the tent, and was con- ducted into the interior, what were, also, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Mary Adelaide, and other dis- tinguished guests. The Royal pait remained wait- ing for some time, expecting the arrival of the Sultan. After waiting something like half an hour the news' was brought that the Sultan had arrived on the ground by a route different from that expected, and the' Prince of Wales hurriedly mounting his horse rode off to meet the Sultan in front of the Grand Stand. The ceremony of handing the prizes to the successful competitors took place in front of the Grand Stand. The prizes were arranged on tables covered with baize. In the centre of these tables was a raised dais on which the Princess Mary Adelaide, Prince eck, Earl and Countess Snenoer, and others stood. The prinoess wore a mauve-coloured dress, with lace trimming, and a black shawl with gold stripes. No prize under the value of 20L was distributed. Considerable cheering took place as the more successful and best known competitors advanced, the greatest enthusiasm being displayed, when the English volunteers advanced, and bore aloft on their shoulders the huge Elcho Challenge Shield, amid the cheering of their comrades. At the termination of the distribution, the review commenced. The Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Mary, and most of the distinguished visitors took up their positions at the flagstaff shortly after half-past five. About six o'clock the booming of the cannon announced the arrival of his imperial Majesty the Sultan, who, with a splendid escort and staff, in a few minutes afterwards rode on to the ground. His Majesty bestrode a magnificent white charger. His dress was a splendidly emblazoned suit of blue and gold; lie was accompanied by his Itoyal Highness the Duke of Aosta second son of the King of Italy, and by the English attaches appointed by her M«-i«s4ty, and his own suite, also mounted upon chargers of the finest breed. He was received by the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge. The scene at this moment was a magnificent aud a striking one. Although clouds were gathering it w.s still line. The background was formed oi the prand stand crowded with gaily-dressed people. There were also a very large number of carnages. It wa" precisely H quarter-past six when a signal-un caUed the troops to attention, and the royal party rode along the linee. the Belgians, about 1,000 in number, being first visited. The volunteers were then inspected, and then the regulars. By this t:me a drizzling rain h id iset in. which continued during the proceedings. A terrific scene of confusion then took place, the spectators having forced the barriers. The police and Hussars had hard work to keep them from mobbing the caval caue, The tour of inspection being completed, the march past commenced, the post ot honour being awarded to the Belgians. The appearance of the regular troops, cavalry, artillery, and grenadiers, with their bands, ery grand, and elicited vehementcht-ei'- ing. At the head of the 1st Regiment of Life Guards rode his Royal Highness the Commander-in-Chief and Field-Marshal the Duke of Cambridge, with his staff. With the conclusion of the marching past the rain seemed to increase in violence. Then a kind of in. voluntary rush was made, and the boundary line was broken notwithstanding the strenuous efforts of the 11th Hussars to keep their own. The vast multitude made directly towards the Sultan's carriage, cheering his ^Majesty with unbounded enthusiasm. This inno- vation had the effect of enclosing the dais, on which were seated the Duchess of Cambridge, the Princess Teck, and other ladies of distinction. The Duke of Cambridge observing this, at once told his staff to en- deavour to form a passage to enable those ladies to reach their carriages, but it was not until some consider- able time had elapsed that this could be accomplished, and that, too, with the aid of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, who, seeming rather to enjoy the conin* temps, smilingly backed his c harger against the in creasing pressure and crowd, and ultimately their Royal High- nesses the Duchess and Princess left the dais, followed by the ladies in attendance. The Sultan, too, had in the interval gainec-l his seat under the cover of his barouche, and drove away, followed by the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge, who were still in the saddle, and who must have been drenched long before they reached Earl Spencer's tent. It was es- timated that there were at least 200,000 people present during, and even at the conclusion of the review, which was about eight o'clock. An attempt was made to light up all the butts as the Sultan was leaving the common, shortly before tea o'clock, but owing to th state of the weather, the effect was not very satisfactory. His Imperial. Ma- jesty returned, to town as he had come down to Wim- bledon, in his travelling carriage, escorted by a troop of Hussars.

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