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Embargo on the Aegir Removed.

Russia's Forlorn Hope.

Japanese Newspaper Opinion.

England Should Prevent Interference.

London, May 8. The " Time 3," continuing, says the French do not doubt the warmth or sincerity of our feelings towards France, or that our earnest desire for friendship will endure and will be developed, and will understand that any action on our part is inspired by the strongest wish to avert, while there is yet time, any possibility of an incident which might dissolve the entente, and compel U3 to take opposite sides, There is reason to believe that Lord Lansdowne has spoken very strongly to Fro nee on breaches of neutrality alleged to have been tolerated. The situation demands promptitude and firmness of dealing by the colonial officials. The " Daily Telegraph's)" Tokio correspondent reports that on Sunday France intimated to Japan that the Baltic Fleet had been ordered to leave Honkoho. 16 is believed Rozjestvenski will make Leonghoi or Hainan his base. The embargo placed on the Aegir has been removed, on the ground that the torpedo boats are not intended for immediate use. The sections are merely hull, and half a year would be required to insert the^inner parts. The predominant feeling m Russian official circles is that the prolongation of the war -will exhaust Japan, and compel her to accept peace on terms exempting Russia from payment of an indemnity. The "Times" Tokio correspondent says that even on the verge of war with Russia the Japanese newspapers did not show greater excitement and indignation than now. The soberest declare that France has virtually taken arms against Japan, and references to the Anglo-Japanese alliance are assuming a tone of marked impatience. They declare that England's duty 18 to prevent interference by third parties. Japan's confidence m French goodwill and pacific purpose is radically shaken. On France will rest the responsibility of carrying matters beyond the realm of diplomacy. Other newspapers declare that France has incurred deep discredit by her breaoh of faith, and has oonnived flagrantly at gross violations of neutrality, to the great injury of Japan's vital interests.

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Embargo on the Aegir Removed., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905

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Embargo on the Aegir Removed. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905

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