Signs of Revolution.
Exodus of the Wealthy. Collision with the Police at a Concert. Received June 6, 9.5 a.m. i St Petersburg June 5 The exodus of the wealthy from St. Petersburg recalls the emigration of the nobility at the outset of the French revolution. Five thousand people attended a .concert, near Tsarakaiser and clamored for a funeral inarch m memory of those died at Tsushima. The musicians became alarmed and fled. M. Novikoff, formerly Mayor of Baku, exclairaed " let us by rising show our respect for the victims. Down with 'the war." . On the police trying to se'za m. Novikoff, a colonel with a drawn sword, led a public assault against the police. Soon 250 of the police with drawn swords entered the hall and a terrible stampede ensued. Many people were injured. M. Novikoff was arrested.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6588, 6 June 1905
Signs of Revolution. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6588, 6 June 1905
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