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Japan's Pack Too Fast

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Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 3. - The steamer Olympia, from the Oriënt, brings news that the Japar.ese government is seriously embarrassed financially, owing to the rapid pace at which the nation has been going since the war with China. Civilization has necessitated increased expenditures during the past year and all the government's reserve funds are exhausted. The government has determined to keep open during the winter the harbor oí Vladivostock, Siberia, the terminus of the trans-Siberia railway. . This harbor is closed by ice from November to May, but the government has just eent to Vladivostock two immense icecrushing steamers like those used in keeping winter Communications open between Denmark and Sweden. There is great need of rain in Corea and the governor has sent priests to the mountains to petition the gods for showers. It is certain large importations of grain Will be necessary, while usually Corea exports to China and Japan.


Ann Arbor Argus
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