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A Dead Sailor's Funeral.

Precautions Against Interference ' The Authorities Powerless; Received July 1 8.32 ft.m. St. Petersburg, Jane 30. Two of Admiral Kruger's ship 3 have sailed for Odessa. The crews of his other vessels are untrustworthy. Near the sailor Omelchuk's body two signallers stood on the quay, ready ia the event of molestation lo signal to the Kniaz Pofcemkim to bombard the town. The mutineers announced that the dead sailor would be buried with full naval honours and sent an e?cort with: the ship's band In the event of any interference with the procession the twelve- ' inch guns, would have opened fire on the port. The Admiral offered to como aboard the Kniaz Potemkin as a hostage for tbe.

escort's tafe return, in order to prevent damage to the city.

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A Dead Sailor's Funeral., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6610, 1 July 1905

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A Dead Sailor's Funeral. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6610, 1 July 1905

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