The Proposed National Assembly.
Hostile Demonstration at gLodz.
Received June 23, 8.21 a.m. St. Petersburg,* June 22 The majority of the Council of Ministers are resisting M.< Bulyguihe's scheme, and voted against class suffrage. The "Zemstvoist" declares that the Czar's speech promising proper representation implies an assembly representing the whole nation without distinction of class, race, or creed. It is now hoped that M. Bulyguine's proposals will be discarded in favour of the " Zemstvoist's " scheme. When General Bogdanovitz, Goggrnor of Ufa, who had previously been tefiorizing' the municipality, received a report of the Czar's speech, he announced that the municipalities were free to discuss the reform. An Anti-Government demonstration fcook place at Lodz, and 50,000 men marched through the streets with red flags. Cossacks and dragoons from the side streets advanced and fired volleys, killing 18 and wounding 100.
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The Proposed National Assembly., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6603, 23 June 1905
The Proposed National Assembly. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6603, 23 June 1905
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