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    THE EMPEROR AND 56-YEAR-OLD ALEXANDER BAIN OF EDINBURGH TALKED FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES AFTER THE OPENING OF THE WORLD BOY SCOUTS CONFERENCE HERE.

  • Description

    THE EMPEROR AND 56-YEAR-OLD ALEXANDER BAIN OF EDINBURGH TALKED FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES AFTER THE OPENING OF THE WORLD BOY SCOUTS CONFERENCE HERE.

    MR. BAIN EARLIER ATTENDED THE NINE-DAY WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE AT MR. FUJI, WHICH ENDED ON TUESDAY.

    EMPEROR HIROHITO VISITED BRITAIN IN 1921. WHEN HE WAS CROWN PRINCE, AND MET MR. BAIN DURING A VISIT TO A SCOUT MEETING AND WE TALKED ABOUT THIS FOR SEVERAL MINUTES, "MR. BAIN SAID TODAY.

    "HE TOLD ME HE WAS VERY HAPPY TO SEE ME AND HOPED THAT WE COULD MEET AGAIN."
    "I WAS VERY HAPPY TO HAVE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO MEET HIM. IT'S JUST GREAT," THE SCOTSMAN ADDED.

    THEIR PREVIOUS MEETING TOOK PLACE ON MAY 21, 1921, AFTER CROWN PRINCE HIROHITO HAD WATCHED SOME 1,500 YOUNG BOYS TAKING PART IN VARIOUS SPORTS.

    HE WAS ABOUT TO LEAVE TO CAMP SITE AFTER DELIVERING A SPEECH TO THE SCOUTS WHEN, JAPANESE OFFICIALS RECOLLECT, A SMALL BOY IN UNIFORM APPROACHED THE FUTURE. JAPANESE EMPEROR.

    STANDING TO ATTENTION CUB SCOUT BAIN TOLD THE CROWN PRINCE: "PLEASE CONVEY, YOUR IMPERIAL HIGHNESS, OUR BEST WISHES TO THE BOYS OF JAPAN."
    WHEN JAPAN WAS CHOSEN AS THE SITE FOR THE 13TH WORLD JAMBOREE, JAPANESE SCOUTING OFFICIALS WROTE TO THEIR BRITISH COUNTERPARTS SEEKING INFORMATION ABOUT THE YOUNG CUB.

    HE WAS FOUND TO BE WORKING AS A BUILDING CONTROL INSPECTOR IN EDINBURGH.

    MR. BAIN WAS INVITED TO JAPAN AS A GUEST OF THE JAPANESE BOY SCOUT ASSOCIATION AND WILL RETURN HOME NEXT SUNDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA22V79Y3IERMXL9ZC8U6BP582Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA22V79Y3IERMXL9ZC8U6BP582Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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