His Imperial Highness, the Crown Prince of Japan, was tendered a great reception by the City of London today, when he received an Address of Welcome from the Corporation at the Guild Hall, and lunched with the Mayor at the Mansion House.
His Imperial Highness, accompanied by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales and Prince Kanin, was escorted in procession from Buckingham Palace to Guild Hall at noon. The sun was shining brightly, the streets and business places were decorated with flags, and the route lined with cheering crowds. At the Guild Hall the Royal Party was received by the Lord Mayor, Sheriffs, and a distinguished company, including the Duke of York, the Duke of Connaught and Mr. Edward Shortt, Secretary of State for Home Affairs.