The Attack on Sakhalien.
St. Petersburg Sceptical as to Peace Negotiations.
Received July 12, 7.25 a.m,
London, July 11
Admiral Dewa co-operated with Admiral Katoaka at Sakhalien. The guns captured by the army were • two twelve centimetre guns and two twelve pounders.
A destroyer on approaching Solovieff was vigorously shelled. She replied, silencing the Russian guns.
The " Times " St. Petersburg correspondent reports that there is considerable scepticism regarding the outcome of the peace negotiations, and it i 6 feared they may prove a repetition of those conducted prior to the war.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905
The Attack on Sakhalien. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905
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