The Russian Position in Manchuria.
Japanese Columns Advancing,
Received May 22, 8.31 a.m. London, May 21 The Russian line in Manchuria is fortytwo miles long, stretching from Yehkoching to Hsiaosien, via Supingchien, where there are good defensive positions Btrongly entrenched. Three columns of Japanese troops are advancing from Kaiyuan, Dhangtufu, and Takumen. The Russians, after retreating from Tunghua and Shinking, rallied at Wangkaotse, forty miles north of Tunghua; but subsequently withdrew north. Their advanced position is now at Linhoehen, northwards of Wangkaotse. - The main Russian position is at Hailungching. General MatoriloQ is commanding
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6576, 22 May 1905
The Russian Position in Manchuria. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6576, 22 May 1905
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