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Portsmouth Public Library Index to Local Newspaper Headlines 1905-06

July 1905 -- Preparations Begin

July 3, 1905     Move for Peace: Long Step Forward by Formal Naming of Envoys: Are Given Full Power  (Portsmouth Times)

July 6, 1905     A Talk With Rosen (States and Union)

July 6, 1905     A Symbol of Peace (States and Union)

July 7, 1905     May Come Here: Peace Envoys to Stop at the Wentworth (Portsmouth Times)

July 7, 1905     Peace Envoys Meeting (Portsmouth Herald)

July 7, 1905     The Isles of Shoals also a possible selection-Conference to be held about Aug. 1

July 8, 1905     Peace Embassy: Is Likely to Meet in This Vicinity: Advantages Offered by Hotel Wentworth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 10, 1905   A Lever for Japan: Her Flag on Russian Territory for the First Time: Effect on Peace Terms (Portsmouth Times)

July 10, 1905   Embassy will come here (Portsmouth Herald)

July 10, 1905   To Be Held Here: Peace Conference Will Meet at this Navy Yard (Ports. Times)

July 10, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Russia and Japan to Settle Their Differences:  New General

rehouse at Navy Yard Place of Meeting (Portsmouth Times)

July 10, 1905   Fall of Sakhalin: Japs Hold Island Which They Once Relinquished (Portsmouth Times)

July 10, 1905   Japs At Sakhalin: Hoist Their Flag on Soil Belonging to Russia (Portsmouth Herald)

July 11, 1905   Treaty of Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 11, 1905   Will Be World Wide: Portsmouths Fame Certain to Extend Throughout the Globe: Meeting of Peace Embassy an Event of Highest Importance: City Selected by the President As the Scene Of The Deliberations Several Weeks Ago (Portsmouth Herald)

July 11, 1905   At Washington: Announcement of the Peace Conference: To Be Held In This City Made Yesterday: Dolphin and Mayflower Will Bring Ambassies Here: Conference to Start Early in August (Portsmouth Herald)

July 11, 1905   Russians Wont Fight (Portsmouth Herald)

July 11, 1905   To Meet At Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 11, 1905   Friendly Words: Papers of Other Cities Praise Portsmouth: Consider It Ideal Place For Peace Meetings (Portsmouth Herald)July 12, 1905   Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About Us (Portsmouth Times)

July 12, 1905   Peace Conference: How it Came About That Portsmouth Was Selected  (Portsmouth Times)

July 12, 1905   No arrangements made: Navy Yard officials not preparing for (Portsmouth Herald)

July 12, 1905   Voice of Press: Comments On Portsmouth And Its Honors: What Some Leading Journals Have to Say: Portland Gives Expression To A Very Natural Disappointment (Portsmouth Herald)

July 13, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Russia and Japan to Settle Their Differences: New General Storehouse at Navy Yard Place of Meeting: This City Combines More Advantages for Important Conference Than Any Other on Coast (States and Union)

July 13, 1905   Peace Conference: How It Came About That Portsmouth Was Selected: Influence of Judge Page Important Factor in Matter: Generous Offer of Hotel Accommodations at the Wentworth Perhaps Turned the Scale (States and Union)

July 13, 1905   Place For Peace Negotiations (States and Union)

July 13, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About Us (Portsmouth Times)

July 13, 1905   Strong For Peace: Witte Will be Russia's Chief Plenipotentiary (Portsmouth Times)

July 13, 1905   Coming Saturday: Third Assistant Secretary of State Pierce to be Here (Portsmouth Times)

July 13, 1905   Will soon reach here: Mr. Pierce Acting Secretary of State Coming to Ports.(Portsmouth Herald)

July 13, 1905   Where is Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 13, 1904   Things They Say: Press Comment of the Peace Meeting: Most Papers Very Good to Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 14, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About Us (Portsmouth Times)

July 14, 1905   Portsmouth Treaty (Portsmouth Herald)

July 14, 1905   Pierce and Pearson: Will make Arrangements for Entertainment of Peace Envoys (Portsmouth Herald)

July 14, 1905   Press Comment: What Other Papers Have to Say: In Relation to the Treaty of Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 15, 1905   Making Arrangements: Third Assistant Secretary of State Pierce Getting Things Ready for the Coming of the Peace Envoys (Portsmouth Times)

July 15, 1905   Town Tattle: Some Items of News and Gossip Concerning Local Men and Things (Portsmouth Times)

July 15, 1905   Now In Portsmouth: Mr. Peirce, Acting Secretary of State, Comes to This City: Governments Representative Met at Navy Yard By Edward N. Pearson (Portsmouth Herald)

July 15, 1905   President Roosevelt: Talks Over Details of Peace Conference In This City (Portsmouth Herald)

July 15, 1905   Witte and the Czar: They are Said to Have Had  a Serious Falling OutDifficulties Facing  Envoy (Portsmouth Herald)

July 15, 1905   What the Papers Say: Comments on Portsmouth Peace Meetings: Editorial References From Far and Near (Portsmouth Herald)

July 17, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About Us (Portsmouth Times)

July 17, 1905   Arrangements Made: For Entertainment of the Two Peace Legations at the Wentworth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 17, 1905   Name of Treaty: Uncle Dudley Suggests A Compromise: Idea of Boston Globes Veteran Writer: He Would Call it Peace of the Piscataqua (Portsmouth Herald)

July 18, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About Us (Portsmouth Times)

July 18, 1905   People of the Day / Russia's Peace Envoy: Personality and Characteristics of Sergius Julius Witte (Portsmouth Times)

July 18, 1905   May Visit Mountains: Invitation to be Extended to Peace Envoys for Trip Through the State (Portsmouth Times)

July 18, 1905   Peace Prospect: Is Good, Provided Japan is Reasonable: In Her Demands of the Russian Empire (Portsmouth Herald)

July 18, 1905   A Talk With Witte: Russia Will Not Stand For  Peace at Any Price (Portsmouth Herald)

July 19, 1905   Telegraph Companies Preparing for Peace Conference / Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About US  (Portsmouth

July 19, 1905   Peace is Uncertain: Pessimistic View of High Japanese Diplomat: Distrust of Russians (Portsmouth Times)

July 19, 1905   Official Plans: Now Being Perfected for Peace Meetings: The Minor Details Are Receiving Attention (Portsmouth Herald)

July 19, 1905   Japs Peace Terms: Will Be Made Known Only at the Conference: May Not Be Very Moderate (Portsmouth Herald)

July 19, 1905   The Peace Conference (Portsmouth Herald)

July 20, 1905   Portsmouth Treaty: The following communications, of local interest, appeared in the Boston Globe this morning&.(States and Union)

July 20, 1905   Telegraph Companies Preparing for Peace Conference (States and Union)

July 20, 1905   Peace is Uncertain: Pessimisitic View of High Japanese Diplomat: Distrust of Russians / A Case of Give and Take (States and Union)

July 20, 1905   Editorial Paragraph: The Russian press objects to the cessation of Sakhalin to Japan& (States and Union)

July 20, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About Us (States and Union)

July 20, 1905   May Visit Mountains: Invitation to be Extended To Peace Envoys for Trip Through the State (States and Union)

July 20, 1905   Seven Suites for Each: RussianWill Be in One Section of Hotel and Japanese in AnotherArrangements Being Perfected (States and Union)

July 20, 1905   The Treaty of Portsmouth: Some of the Good and Bad Things Other People Say About Us (Portsmouth Times)

July 20, 1905   Return of Mr. Pierce: Acting Secretary of State Back from the White Mountains (Portsmouth Herald)

July 20, 1905   Peace Comment: The Things That Our Exchanges Have to Say (Portsmouth Herald)

July 20, 1905   The Dolphin: Something About Boat Which Brings Envoys Here (Portsmouth Herald)

July 21, 1905   At Jaffrey House: Secretary Pierce Will be Quartered in Newcastle: During the Stay of Peace Envoys in This Section (Portsmouth Times)

July 21, 1905   Japs Begin Energetic Operations / Peace Envoy Eastward Bound (Portsmouth Times)

July 21, 1905   Still At It: Exchanges Discuss Coming Peace Conference: Treaty Of Portsmouth Interests Them All (Portsmouth Herald)

July 22, 1905   May Watch From Fence Rail (Portsmouth Times)

July 22, 1905   The Open Door: China's Recent Note is Fraught With Deep Significance(Portsmouth Times)

July 22, 1905   Rosen's Gratitude: Russian Embassador Thanks the State of New Hampshire (Portsmouth Herald)

July 24, 1905   Diplomats Upset: Russian and German Rulers in Private Conference: Suggestions of Kaiser (Portsmouth Times)

July 24, 1905   Everything is Ready: Portsmouth Prepared to Receive Envoys (Portsmouth Herald)

July 24, 1905   Press Representatives: To Be Guests Of The Herald Editor At Banquet (Portsmouth Herald)

July 25, 1905   It is Hands Off: For Powers Of Europe At Peace Conference: Soon To Be Opened in This City: Scar and Kaiser Had Meeting at Sea Monday (Portsmouth Herald)

July 25, 1905   Japanese Minister: He Will Leave Washington At Once: Not to Return Until End of Peace Conference Here (Portsmouth Herald)

July 25, 1905   Our Treaty: A Few Observation Of the Press of Other Cities (Portsmouth Herald)

July 25, 1905   May Come Here: Baron De Rosen Likely To Be Quartered In Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 26, 1905   President Invited: Trustees of Jones Estate Extend Hospitality: Hotels Wentworth and Rockingham at his Pleasure (Portsmouth Times)

July 26, 1905   Views of Komura: Expects that Peace Will be Declared Next Month: No Excessive Demands (Portsmouth Times)

July 26, 1905   Arrival of Komura: Chief Envoy of Japan Is Now in the United States: Believes That the Portsmouth Conference Will End In Peace (Portsmouth Herald)

July 26, 1905   Baron Komura: Jap Peace Envoy In New York City: Was Greeted With Great Demonstrations: The Mayflower was Placed In Commission On Tuesday (Portsmouth Herald)

July 26, 1905   Peace Is Predicted: Komura Expects It At End of Portsmouth Conference: Russia May Pay Indemnity (Portsmouth Herald)

July 26, 1905   Portsmouths Treaty: The Press Continues to Discuss It: Opinions Expressed By Many Editors (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   Views of Komura: Expects That Pace Will Be Declared Next Month: No Excessive Demands (States and Union)

July 27, 1905   Navy Yard Notes: Two Japanese newspaper men& (Portsmouth Times)

July 27, 1905   Japanese Terms: What Will be Asked at First Business Conference Portsmouth Times)

July 27, 1905   Will Have Band: United States Band Will Play for Peace Envoys (Portsmouth Times)

July 27, 1905   Japanese Newspaper Correspondents in Town (Portsmouth Times)

July 27, 1905   Baron Komura's Denial (Portsmouth Times)

July 27, 1905   The Vanguard: Of Japanese Newspaper Men In Portsmouth: Callers at the Chronicle Office Wednesday Evening (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   Portsmouth Treaty: The Press Continues to Discuss It (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   Admiral Sigsbee; Eyes of the World (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   Saw Our Teddy: Japan's Minister Guest of President: Baron Komura Will Call on Friday (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   Peace Meetings: Latest Press Comments Concerning Them: Newspapers Are Still Advertising Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   Expected Today: Visit Of Assistant Secretary of State: Mr. Peirce to come Here Before New York Visit (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   It is Ridiculous: Suggestion That Fort Ethan Allen Cavalry Will Be Here (Portsmouth Herald)

July 27, 1905   The Vanguard: Of Japanese Newspaper Men In Portsmouth: Callers at the Chronicle Office Wednesday Evening (Portsmouth Herald)

July 28, 1905   Sagamore Hill; President and Japanese Envoys Confer: Result Kept a Secret(Portsmouth Times)

July 28, 1905   August Seventh: Envoys Will Arrive On That Date: All Plans For Their Reception Arranged: Navy Yard General Store Building Being Prepared For Them (Portsmouth Herald)

July 28, 1905


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 News and Links

To learn nore, the following books are available, click here to order:

Heroes & Friends: Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Portsmouth by Michiko Nakanishi

There Are No Victors Here: A Local Perspective on the Treaty of Portsmouth by Peter E. Randall

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An Uncommon Commitment to Peace Exhibit Catalogue published by the Japan-America Society of NH

Blessed Are the Peacemakers: The Service of Thanksgiving for the Portsmouth Treaty, September 5, 1905 by Marina Grot Turkevich Naumann

Original 1905 newsreel footage on DVD

Treaty of Portsmouth 1905-2005 book of reproduction historical postcards.

The Portsmouth Peace Process: Guide for Teachers by Northeast Cultural Coop

Portsmouth Peace Treaty Trail

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For hours, directions, details on Strawbery Banke Museum and the Shapiro House, owned by one of the founders of Temple Israel who figured in the Treaty citizen diplomacy, click here.

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For more information about Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, where both delegations stayed, click here.

For more information about Green Acre Bahai School and Sarah Farmer's commitment to the peace process, click here.

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