British Steamer Stopped by Russians.
Togo Slightly Wounded. United Press Association—By 'dleotxio Telegraph—Copyright Keceived June 8, 8.55 a.m. St. Petersburg, June 7 The Smolensk stopped the British steamer Cilurnum bound from Shanghai for Kobe, and threw overboard 411 bags of bean?, 125 bales of cotton, and a dozen boxe3 of antimony. The Budden release of the vessel is attributed to an ethergram announcing that the Japanese were approaching. A shell shattered the iron cover of the Mikasa's compass, and fragments of the cover struck Togo, who was wounded in the thigh. The injury was not serious, and Togo continued unconcernedly to take observations.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905
British Steamer Stopped by Russians. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905
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