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Fatalities at Lodz.

Equality of Jews Impossible.

An Attempted Assassination.

Received June 26, 8.28 a.m. St. Petersburg, Jnne 25. Two hundred and twenty four people were killed at Lodz. Cossacks robbed the dead of jewels and money. The hospitals are crowded, and the wounded are lying on the floors. Shooting and rioting continued on Saturday, and rioters attempted to fire on the Government offices. A bomb thrown at the Cossack barracks on Saturday killed fourteen and wounded sixteen. A Committee of Ministers opined that though an equitable solution should place the Jews on a legal equality with the re├čt of the Russians, that was impossible, owing to the certainty of outbursts of popular illwill. It was decided to leave the problem to the Representative Assombly. The Czar approved of this course. Six revolver shots were fired at M. Sinilsky. M. Bulyguine's secretary, who | was mistaken for M. Bulyguine, near the spofc where the late Yon Plehve was assassinated. The criminals escaped. M. Smilsky, who escaped injury, occupied M. Bulyguine's carriage.

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Fatalities at Lodz., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6605, 26 June 1905

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Fatalities at Lodz. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6605, 26 June 1905

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