Foreign News: Diamond Jubilee

". . . Now, therefore, I earnestly request all the citizens to decorate profusely and illuminate if possible their residences and places of business. . . and to leave them so decorated and illuminated so long as these festivals shall last.... I further request them to insure by their presence in large numbers the success of the varied and imposing demonstrations which will succeed one another during these few days, and to do their utmost to make the celebration of this memorable anniversary a magnificent one."

Thus, in sonorous phrase, Mayor Mederic Martin of Montreal called its citizens last week by proclamation...

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