Refused Supplies in Roumania.
United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph —Copyright. St. Petersburg, July 4
The Roumanian Government directed the Commandant at Rustenji to refuse coal and provisions, but to allow the mutineers liberty if they landed unarmed, delivering up the battleship and torpedo boat. The mutineers rof used. The torpedo boat trying to enter the port, tho cruiser Elizibetha fired harmlessly. The Russian then retired. A deserting mutineer who escaped at R'istenji, declares that the Kniaz Potemkin was almost provisionless for three days. Tsvo thirds of the crew favoured landing in Roumania, but the rest wished to return to Odessa and renew the bombardment until they were supplied with provisions. The Kniaz Potemkin's crew admit that the Revolutionary Committee arranged the mutiny. The murder of Omelchuk was only a pretext.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6613, 5 July 1905
The Mutineers. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6613, 5 July 1905
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