17 SEPTEMBER 1921, Page 3

That is a pleasing fact to look back to, but

ono remembers with some sense of humiliation the absurd and panic-stricken rumours of which Prince Louis was the victim owing to his German origin. He watched the rising tide of uninformed opinion with calmness and generosity, and decided that it was best for him to resign. The country thus lost the services of a very able and devoted officer. There was a story told of him at the time that when an intimate friend jokingly remarked to him, " I thought you were interned," Prince Louis replied, " You're quite behind the times. I was shot in the Tower yesterday." Lord Milford Haven at the time of his death had just been promoted to the rank of Admiral of the Fleet, a thoroughly well-deserved honour.