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PRINCE OF WALES'S INDIAN TOUR.

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PRINCE OF WALES'S INDIAN TOUR. Arrangements are being rapidly pushed forward for the visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to India next October. Their cabins on board His Majesty's battleship Renown, which will take them to India, under the command of Captain the Hon. Hugh Tyrwhitt, will soon be in readiness for final inspection. The Renown, it will be remembered, was formerly the flagship of Sir John Fisher on the Mediterranean and West Indian stations. She conveyed the Duke and Duchess of Connaught to India in 1902 for the Great Durbar, and is one of the fastest battleships in the British Navy. Early in her career she established a record which has not yet been beaten by a battleship — running home from Bermuda to Plymouth at a sustained sea speed of over fifteen knots. Following the precedent of the troopship Serapis, which carried King Edward to India in 1875, the Renown will probably be repainted white, with a broad band of Royal blue stretching from bow to stern. Her spacious cabins are to be redecorated throughout, and the steel decks of the Royal apartments will be covered with layers of cork and soft carpets. Preparations for the entertainment of the Prince and Princess of Wales next winter are being pushed forward at Calcutta with all speed. Elaborate arrangements are being made, and some of the fetes are to be phenomenally gorgeous, even allowing for all the Oriental faculty for splendour. Some of the ruling native Princes are discussing the organisation of tiger "shoots with elephants. It is not unlikely that the Prince may also be shown some rhinoceros shooting in Assam.

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