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COLONIAL REPRESENTATIONS.

A DIFFICULTY. LONDON, 18th May. Some comments are published m theCanadian papers regarding the difficul- ' tics arising over giving places to the I representatives! of the Overseas Domin- ! ions in the funeral procession. As a consequence of the intervention ' of Lord Strathcona, nigh Commission- J er for Canada, the Hon. A. B. Aylesworth, and the Hon. S. A. Fisher (Can- ' adian Ministers for Justice and Agri- i culture), the Canadian Speaker (Mr. j Marcil), Chief Justice Fitzpatrick, Sir j Daniel M'Millan (Lieutenant-Governor ■ of Manitoba), and the Mayors of Montreal and Toronto will be invited to be present at the service in St. George's Chapel, Windsor. Four Canadians are included in the Military Contingent. ANGLO-AUSTRALIANS. GRATIFICATION. LONDON, 18th May. Anglo- Australians are gratified that ' the earlier announcement has been with- i drawn, and that Sir George Reid (High j Commissioner for Australia), Mr. HallJones (High Commissioner for New Zealand), Mr. Newton Moore (Premier of Western Australia), and the Agents-Gen-eral have now been invited to be present at the service in St. George's Chapel, Windsor. The Australian Naval Draft will join the naval contingent in the procession. Majors Buckley and Brusche, Captain White, and Lieutenant MacArtney will represent Australia in the Colonial Military Contingent, and Colonel R. H. Davies and Major J. Hughes will represent New Zealand. HIGH COMMISSIONERS. SIR G. REID AND MR. HALL- JONES. (Received May 19, 10 a.m.) LONDON, 18th May. By King George's special desire, arrangements have been made for Sir George Reid (Australian High Commissioner) to drive in one of the Royal carriages during the- procession on Friday. A similar arrangement has been made with respect to the New Zealand High Commissioner (the Hon. W. Hull-Jones). IN AUSTRALIA. SHIPPING WORK TO BE SUSPENDED. TRAMS AND TRAINS. (Received May 19, 10.45 a.m.) SYDNEY, This Day. Shipping work in all parts of the Commonwealth will be suspended tomorrow between 10 o'clock in the morning and 6 o'clock in the evening. All trams will stop for five minutes at noon. MELBOURNE, This Day. All country trains and trams will be at a standstill for one miuute, and city and suburban trams and trains for half a minute at 2.30 to-morrow. None of the entertainments in New Zealand under the management of the Fuller Proprietary will be given tomorrow evening.

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COLONIAL REPRESENTATIONS., Evening Post, Volume LXXIX, Issue 117, 19 May 1910

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COLONIAL REPRESENTATIONS. Evening Post, Volume LXXIX, Issue 117, 19 May 1910

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