Oyama's Farther Advance.
A Russian Denial.
London, June 13 Marshal Oyama reports a further advance on the road from Fakutuen to Huaite and Kangping northwards, towards the enemy, who are offering but a feeble resistance. The Russian Foreign Office on Suuday, denied the intention of the Government to immediately appoint plenipotentiaries. The St. Petersburg correspondent of " The Times " attributes the denial to the usual manoeuvring for position, owing to the exigencies of the internal situation, aad recalls the fact that Russia accepted the British proposal to submit the Dogger Bank outrage to a& international inquiry, by making an identical counter proposal, which alone appeared ia the Official Messenger, in order to give the people the impression that Russia took the initiative. Similarly Russia i 3 again trying to save her face. This does not imply to any intention to retreat.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6595, 14 June 1905
Oyama's Farther Advance. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6595, 14 June 1905
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