The Public Volume 9

The Public Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... of Americans in New York against the foreign horde. Americans are more welcome In Mexico than Mexicans In the United States and they are less subject to molestation. Mexicans of all classes are possessed of better manners toward the foreigner than are displayed by the average American. + Russia Quieter. The government's arrangements for the sale of lands to the peasantry are practically complete (p. 560). On the 30th regulations were made public under which the sale of 11,000,000 deciatines of land in European Russia will begin immediately. The local agrarian commissions, which are composed of delegates elected by the peasants, the land owners and the zemstvos and of representatives of the government, will act as intermediaries in determining the value of the land and fixing the conditions of sale. They are charged also with arrangements for emigration. The acreage in eastern Russia and on the Siberian steppes surrendered by the Emperor, will be sold on easy terms. The price is less than $2 an acre, and payments are spread over fifty years. The ban upon meetings of the Constitutional Democrats in St. Petersburg and Moscow having been removed (p. 610), a peaceful advance Is hoped for. On the 1st the central committee of the "Cadets," as they are called, met In St. Petersburg. The position of Professor MHukoff in the party was at once recognized by his election to the presidency of the assembly. The general congress of the Constitutional Democrats, appointed for the 6th at Helsingfors in Finland (p. 610), may after all be permitted to meet in St. Petersburg. Press dispatches from St. Petersburg, under date of the 2nd, state that several newspapers have published editorial articles on the events at Atlanta, Ga., comparing them...
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  • Paperback | 1134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 56mm | 1,978g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123654594X
  • 9781236545947