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RUSSIA.

ROYALTIES' ESCAPE.

A THRILLING CHASE

(Received May 9, 11.30 a.m.) LONDON, May 4. The battleship Marlborough had an exciting experience when rescuing: the Dowager Empress, five grand-duciaesses and duchesses, nineteen princes and princesses off Yalta, in the Southern Crimea.

It was known that the Bolsheviki were on the track, and had sworn to put the Royalties to death summarily. The "Marlborough's searchlights swept the mountains throughout the night, and armed • parties were sent to assist the Royalties.

it finally became a race between the royalties and the pursuing Bolsheviki. The Dowager Empress and her party of eighty won the race and reached the Marlborough safely.

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RUSSIA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919

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RUSSIA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919

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