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Advances Become Retreats.

united Press Association— By Mlectric Telegraph—Copy ri gh t

London, June 24 Three battalions of Russian infantry and four squadrons of cavalry and twelve guns, ad vane ng southwards along the Kirin roitd, appeared on the 21st on the heights between Chapongatn and Lichiatun, and shelled tho northern heights of Nanchentzn. The Japanese took the offensive, and assaulted and captured the haights, afterwards pursuing the enemy. Marshal Oyara;* reports thit m Hie vicinity of Yiu'chang on the 21st, IoCO Russian infantry who were pressing theJapanfs i scouts advanced ai far as Ifsingvangchon, t«n milna to tho f-outh-east of Wankatznkan. The Jatpixn ho repulsed them, and m the pursuit inniutei heavy losshs ou the Russians m the vicinity of Weiyuanpa<Mnen. Aftor the Japanese, who on the 19 h occupied Yangrautintz, completed their mission, they withdrew.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6605, 26 June 1905

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Advances Become Retreats. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6605, 26 June 1905

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