The Baltic Fleet Stay at Hainan.
Japan and France.
The Neutrality Question.
Eeoeived April 26, 8.20 a.m. London, A pril 25 It is stated in Hong Kong that Kozjestveuski and Diebogatyff will make a prolonged etay at Hainan. Although France has complied with the requirements of neutrality, it will be a considerable time before the Kamranh Bay incident is forgotten by Japan. The '.' Daily Telegraph's" Tokio correspondent says that despite the assurance that as soon as Rozjestvenski's arrival was known Admiral Beau was directed to insist on the observation of neutrality, the [Russian warships sheltered in the harbour for many days, and obtained coals and supplies. It trusts the incident will not be repeated, and urges France to immediately render the laws of neutrality operative, the difficulties of which were seen owing to the inability of to enforce neutrality. The correspondent adds that Yuanehikai, Cominander-in-Chief of Chinese army and navy, alleges that the strengthening of the southern squadron would increase the dangers of the situation in China. t
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6554, 26 April 1905
The Baltic Fleet Stay at Hainan. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6554, 26 April 1905
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