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A Slight Engagement.

Capture of Japanese Schooner*

The Neutrality Trouble.

Object of the British Press.

A French Statement of the Situation.

Received May 11, 7.45 a.m. London, May 10 A column on the Russian left exchanged shots with two Japanese battalions with, six guns at Ingoling P&ss. Torpedoers returning to Vladivostok oaptured a Japanese sohooner. Some newspapers m Paris are annoyed at the strenuousness of warnings m English newspapers regarding neutrality. British newspapers reply that the warnings are intended to prevent France repeating Russia's mistake prior to the present war, of not taking Japan Beriously. The tone of the London stock exchange has improved^ In the House of Commons Mr Balfour read M, Catnbon's statement that the moment France was aware of Rozjestvonski's presence m Kamranh Bay representations were made at St. Petersburg, and the Czar ordered the Admiral to leave immediately. Rozjeatvenski then went to Hongkong, a bit out├čide territorial waters. He waa osked to depart and promised to leave. Regarding reports that he received valuablo assistance from the French authorities, the only Frenchmen at Kamranh wera two concessionaires. Neither was an official. The House received the statement with oheera.

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A Slight Engagement., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6567, 11 May 1905

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A Slight Engagement. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6567, 11 May 1905

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