The Reform Agitation in Russia.
The Zemstvos Deputation. ** The People's Last Appeal." United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright. St. Petersburg, June 17 The Czars advisers refuse to recognise the representative character of the Zemstvos' deputation, insisting that it is only an unauthorised deputation from an unauthorised and even forbidden assembly. The delegates have declared that this is the Russian people's last appeal to the Czar. Unless they obtain satisfactory assurances that the nation will be allowed a voice in Lthe Government, especially in determining the question of peace or war, tho contest will enter a new phase, and the people will resort to passive resistance, strikes and non-payment of taxes. The Czar's final decision regarding the Zemstvos" deputation is promised for Monday.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
The Reform Agitation in Russia. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
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