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Raising of Sunken Warships Practicable.

The Haichau Mare's Nest.

The Baltic Fleet Supplies.

Germany Cannot Claim Credit,

The Inner History of Port Arthur.

Received May 20, 8.35 a.m. London, May 19 Tho " Daily Telegraph's " Tokio correspondent reports that the Japanese Admiaralty oonaider ifc possible to raise and rerepair the Peresviet, Poltava, Retvizan, Poebieda. Bayan, and Pallada at a cost of £160,000 each. Tha German Government stated that sailors only landed at Haichau to practice surveying. 43 Russian and German colliers are anchored off Nhdbe, and 20 more off Cape Si, James, under the observation of a French ■warship. General Dragomiroff, dissenting from General Meckel's claim that German instruction was the chief factor in Japanese successes, declared thatJOyama, Knroku, and Oku, whom Germany taught nothing, had accomplished everything, Germany pluming herself on other men'B successes. * ' Paris, May 19 " Lq Matin's " war correspondent states that Admiral Gregorevitch's aide asserts that when Stoessel ordered the sinking of the battleships in Port Arthur, without consulting the Council respecting surrender, they assembled a number of the best Bailors with the intention of seizing and imprisoning Stoessel, but Smirnoff, fearing the troops would revolt, refused to admit the arrest.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6575, 20 May 1905

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Raising of Sunken Warships Practicable. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6575, 20 May 1905

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