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The Prelude to a Japanese Advance.

Rumours about Russia's Desire for Peace.

Probable Renewal of the AngloJapanese Alliance.

Eeceived May 13, 7.21 a.m. J London, May 12 The Japanese have begun minor operations alternately on the Eussian right and left. This is interpreted aa the prelude to an advance. The " Daily Telegraph's " Tokio correspondent reports that information has been received stating that President Eoosevelt has ascertained that Russia desires a termination of the war if the payment of an indemnity is excluded from the terms. It is said he has ascertained what termß are agreeable to Russia. Unconfirmed rumours to the same effect are circulating in Washington. The Paris correspondent of the '• Daily Telegraph " adds that Japanese statesmen are enquiring among themselves as to Britain's quid pro quo for a renewal and extension of the Anglo-Japanese alliance.

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The Prelude to a Japanese Advance., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6569, 13 May 1905

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