The Japanese Advance.
The Neutrality Question
Keceived April 22, 7.16 a.m. London, April 21 One Manchurian correspondent reports that a strong Japanese column with 22 gUDS is -100 miles north-east of Changthunff, and that another Japanese army, headed by General Skiama and a body of cavalry is advancing north. The Chinese population in the Russian right funk district is fleeing 1. M. Motono, the Japanese Minister at Paris, in culling attention to the prolonged stay of the Baltic fleet in Kamranh Ray, asked for a formal assurance of the continuance of strict neutrality. M. Delcassß rpplied that special instructions had already been sent. The "Daily Telegraph's" Paris correspondent reports thatM. Delcasse has dilated upon the difficulty of enforcing strict neutrality in remote regions, but ha b promised M. Montono to do what he could to remove the grievances.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6552, 22 April 1905
The Japanese Advance. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6552, 22 April 1905
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