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Portsmouth Public Library Index to Local Newspaper Headlines 1905-06

September 1905

September 1, 1905    At Greenacre: Peace Celebration Exercises Yesterday Afternoon: Minister Takahira Speaks of Conference Results (Portsmouth Times)

September 1, 1905    Armistice is Near: Japan and Russia Willing to Suspend Hostilities: Fast Work on Treaty / Is a Bad Bargain: How Russian Press Views the Portsmouth Treaty (Portsmouth Times)

September 1, 1905    Reception to Peace Envoys (Portsmouth Times)

September 1, 1905    Reception to Peace Envoys (Portsmouth Times)

September 1, 1905    Reception to Envoys: An Address Engrossed on Silk May be Presented to Each Embassy (Portsmouth Times)

September 1, 1905    Guests of Honor: Members of the Russian Suite Entertained by Dr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Hefenger (Portsmouth Times)

September 1, 1905    Armistice is now and Actual Fact: Practically Agreed Upon at Last by the Governments of Both Russia and Japan (Portsmouth Herald) 

September 1, 1905    Mr. Takahira at Green Acre (Portsmouth Herald)

September 2, 1905    Sakhalin Rights, Reports of Misunderstanding on Part of Envoys: Armistice Hangs Fire (Portsmouth Times)  

September 2, 1905    Views of Britons: Japan Outgeneralled In Matter of Sakhalin: Roosevelt Praised (Portsmouth Times)

September 2, 1905    Kissed By Witte (Portsmouth Times)

September 2, 1905    Treaty of Portsmouth: Will be Signed in the Conference Building at the Navy Yard (Portsmouth Times)

September 2, 1905    Japan's Five Armies: How Russia Estimates her Foe's Strength in the Field (Portsmouth Times)

September 2, 1905    New and Notes (Portsmouth Times)

September 2, 1905    Treaty of Peace Very Nearly Ready (Portsmouth Herald)

September 2, 1905    Banquet Served: Mechanic Fire Society Quarterly Dinner:Sherman T. Newton Host of the Evening: Several Japanese Newspaper Correspondents among the Guests (Portsmouth Herald)

September 3, 1905    Peace Service: Sunday Afternoon at Christ Church (Portsmouth Herald)

September 5, 1905    Dinner Party: Postmaster Bartlett Has as Guests Japanese Envoys and Prominent Portsmouth Citizens (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    Japanese Tips Liberal (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    Former Foes Fraternize: Russians Warmly Welcomed by the Japanese at Reception to Hotel Guests (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    Give the Envoys a Send Off (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    Navy Yard Notes (furniture) (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    When They Leave: All Portsmouth Will be at the Station to See Russians and Japanese Off (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    Footprints of Peace: From Rome to Portsmouth Runs Her Path Through the Ages: The Various Treaties That Have Marked Her Onward Way (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    Treaty of Portsmouth: Will Be Signed at Conference Building This Afternoon: Protocol Was Signed This Morning by Envoys (Portsmouth Times)

September 5, 1905    News and Notes (Liberty Pole Flag)

September 5, 1905    Our Exchange: Message of Peace (Portsmouth Herald)

September 5, 1905    Treaty Signed: Last Act in Great Portsmouth Drama (Portsmouth Herald)

September 6, 1906    Last Chapter in Great War: Signing of the Treaty Brings Peace In the Far East: Most Impressive Scene / Komura at Harvard College / Alliance Stronger Than Treaty / Russians Are Not Stirred /Roosevelt's Services Appreciated / Russian's to Attend Reception (Portsmouth Times)

September 6, 1905    At Christ Church: Russians Gave Thanks for Peace Yesterday: Impressive Service Attended by Large Gathering: Witte Wept Like a Child When Crucifix Met His Lips (Portsmouth Times)

September 6, 1905    Wax and Pen: Presented by M. Witte to the Mayor of Portsmouth (Portsmouth Times)

September 6, 1905    The "Peace of Portsmouth"&(Portsmouth Times)

September 6, 1905    Russians on Their Way: Special Train to Takes Them to Boston -

Takahira and Suite Leave on Special / News and Notes (Portsmouth Times)

September 6, 1905    Seamen picked from U.S. Warship who will man the launch (Portsmouth Herald)

September 6, 1905    Advertisement: Peace Conference Post Cards (Portsmouth Herald)

September 6, 1905    The Envoys Depart: Distinguished Guest Bid Us Farewell: Peace Conference Has Now Passed into History (Portsmouth Herald)

September 7, 1905    Last Chapter in Great War: Signing of Treaty Brings Peace in the Far East: Most Impressive Scene (States and Union)

September 7, 1905    Wax and Pen: Presented by M. Witte to the Mayor of Portsmouth /Russian of Their Way: Special Train Takes Them to Boston: Takahira and Suite Leave on Special (States and Union)

September 7, 1905    Cheered the Baron: Large Crowd Gave Komura a Right Royal Send Off / Dinner Party: Postmaster Bartlett Has as Guests Japanese Envoys and Prominent Portsmouth Citizens / At Christ Church: Russians Gave Thanks for Peace Tuesday: Impressive Service Attended by Large Gathering: Witte Wept Like a Child When Crucifix Met His Lips (States and Union)

September 7, 1905    For Charity, $10,000: Japanese Envoys Present That Sum to State of New Hampshire (States and Union)

September 7, 1905    Former Foes Fraternize: Russians Warmly Welcomed by the Japanese at Reception to Hotel Guests (States and Union)

September 7, 1905    Kittery: The throwing open of the Navy Yard& (Portsmouth Times)

September 7, 1905    Prize for Roosevelt Next Year (Portsmouth Times)

September 7, 1905    Rioting at Tokio: Hundreds Wounded and Police Stations Destroyed: A Disappointed Nation (Portsmouth Times)

September 7, 1905    Peace having been established& (Portsmouth Times)

September 7, 1905    Conference Room Open: Hall Where the Treaty was signed will Remain Intact Awhile for the Public (Portsmouth Times)

September 7, 1905    Commemorative Tablet May be Placed on the Walls of the Peace Building (Portsmouth Herald)

September 8, 1905    Mikados Orders: City of Tokio is Placed Under Martial Law: An Anti-Peace Spirit (Portsmouth Times)

September 8, 1905    Cannot Understand Japs Move (Portsmouth Times)

September 8, 1905    Treaty Day: Letter to the editor (Portsmouth Herald)

September 8, 1905    Rioting in Japan: Alarming conditions in Mikados Realm (Portsmouth Herald)

September 8, 1905    Gift of Envoys: Announced to the Council by Gov. McLane (Portsmouth Herald)

September 8, 1905    Peace Furniture: The Conference Furnishings Include Many Desirable Pieces  (Portsmouth Herald)

September 8, 1905    Nice Things Said: Press Comment on the Treaty of Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

September 9, 1905    Russians Give $10,000: Follow Example Set by the Japanese: All for the Good of New Hampshire Charities (Portsmouth Times)

September 9, 1905    Credit to Whom Credit is Due: Some Facts About Holding of Peace Conference: State Paid Nothing and Will Not Be Called Upon to Pay (Portsmouth Times)

September 9, 1905    Gift to the State: From M. Witte and Baron Rosen, Russian Plenipotentiaries (Portsmouth Herald)

September 9, 1905    Reference Table: Prepared for our Readers of the Herald: Principal Events of the War and Conference (Portsmouth Herald)

September 9, 1905    Our City and Its Condition (Portsmouth Herald)

September 9, 1905    Conference Stories: Interesting Tales Told by our Exchange (Portsmouth Herald)

September 9, 1905    Thanked Mr. Wood: Witte Was Pleased with Courtesies Shown his Party (Portsmouth Herald)

September 11, 1905  Japanese Defend Treaty: Correspondents Speak at Peace Celebration at Greenacre, Eliot (Portsmouth Times)

September 11, 1905  Row Over Russian Tips: Some Employees at the Wentworth Say They Were Left Out (Portsmouth Times)

September 11, 1905  To Fix Armistice / Kaneko Again at Oyster Bay / Russians Look Around Washington / Japanese Envoy Laid Up (Portsmouth Times)

September 11, 1905  What it Cost: Company B, Renders and Account of Feeding State Militia at Peace Parade (Portsmouth Times)

September 12, 1905  Of Great Import: Want Peace Agreement Broken (Portsmouth Times)

September 12, 1905  Peace Furniture: What Mrs. Parks Bought and Her Disposition of it (Portsmouth Times)

September 12, 1905  Navy Yard Notes (Portsmouth Times)

September 12, 1905  Advertisement: Peace Conference Post Cards (Portsmouth Herald)

September 13, 1905  Cadets Profit by Envoys' Visit (States and Union)

September 13, 1905  Wittes Bundle of Cartoons (Portsmouth Times)

September 14, 1905  Russians Give $10,000: Follow Example Set by the Japanese: All for the Good of New Hampshire Charities: Baron Rosen Sent the Check to Gov. McLane Friday (States and Union)

September 14, 1905  Get Some of the Conference Furniture (States and Union)

September 14, 1905  Credit to Whom Credit is Due: Some Facts About Holding the Peace Conference: State Paid Nothing and Will Not Be Called Upon To Pay: Jones Estate Foots All Bills While State Stands to Win $20,000--Judge Page's Open Hearted Hospitality Brought Conference Here (States and Union)

September 14, 1905  Row Over Russian Tips: Some Employees at the Wentworth Say They Were Left Out (States and Union)

September 14, 1905  Japanese Defend Treaty: Correspondents Speak at Peace Celebration at Greenacre, Eliot (States and Union)

September 14, 1905  Peace Furniture: What Mrs. Parks Bought and Her Disposition of It (States and Union)

September 14, 1905  News a Surprise: When Baron Komura Was in this city He was Quite Well (Portsmouth Times)

September 14, 1905  Komuras Stay Prolonged (Portsmouth Times)

September 14, 1905  Russias Fine Outlook: Stronger Now Than Ever Before, Says Witte (Portsmouth Times)

September 14,1905   Not After Relics: Peace Conference Chairs Not Sought by President Roosevelt (Portsmouth Herald)

September 14, 1905  Baron Komura: Japanese Envoy Stricken with Typhoid Fever (Portsmouth Herald)

September 14, 1905  Komuras Illness: Disease Must have been Contracted Since he Left Here (Portsmouth Herald)

September 15, 1905  Komura Fairly Comfortable (Portsmouth Times)

September 15, 1905  Navy Yard Notes: The conference building& (Portsmouth Times)

September 15, 1905  Wanted Treaty Pen: London Church Desired it for Exhibition Purposes (Portsmouth Herald)

September 15, 1905  Komura Threatened: Report that Malcontents Will Seek his Life (Portsmouth Herald)

September 15, 1905  Witte is Grateful: He Tells the President How Thankful he is (Portsmouth Herald)

September 16, 1905  Komura Shows Improvement (Portsmouth Times)

September 16, 1905  Portsmouths Interests (Portsmouth Herald)

September 16, 1905  Treaty of Portsmouth: Seems to be a Trap for Two Neutral Steamers (Portsmouth Herald)

September 18, 1905  Komuras Condition Favorable (Portsmouth Times)

September 19, 1905  Navy Yard Notes: The last of the peace conference& (Portsmouth Times)

September 19, 1905  Russian Envoys Reach France (Portsmouth Treaty)

September 19, 1905  Czar Gets Credit: Calls For Second Peace Conference at the Hague: Was Secretly Planned (Portsmouth Times)

September 20, 1905  Komuras Improvement Continues (Portsmouth Times)

September 21, 1905  The Peace of [Observation by an American] (States and Union)

September 22, 1905  Peace Treaty Reaches Russia (Portsmouth Times)

September 22, 1905  The Treaty Again (Portsmouth Herald)

September 23, 1905  Much Feeling Against Komura (Portsmouth Times)

September 23, 1905  Is Humiliation: Say Japs of the Treaty of Portsmouth (Portsmouth Herald)

September 26, 1905  Kaneko Returns with Komura (Portsmouth Times)

September 27, 1905  Treaty of Portsmouth: Another Jap Insists that his People Do Not Like it (Portsmouth Herald)

September 27, 1905  Death Sign for Baron Komura (Portsmouth Herald)

September 27, 1905  How They Feel: What Japanese Think of the Treaty (Portsmouth Herald)

September 27, 1905  A Conference Story: Good Yarn Told my the New York Sun (Portsmouth Herald)

September 28, 1905  Factor For Peace: How New Treaty is Viewed by England and Japan: Not Meant as Menace (States and Union)

September 29, 1905  Bishop Potters Point of Idea: He thinks the Episcopal Church should recognize Portsmouth Treaty (Portsmouth Herald)

September 29, 1905  Gift of the Envoys: Various Opinions of Prominent Men Regarding Their Proper Disposition (Portsmouth Herald)

September 30, 1905  Japanese Point of View (Portsmouth Herald)



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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

For hours, directions, details on the Portsmouth Historical Society museum where the Portsmouth Peace Treaty exhibit is displayed, click here.

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.

The Portsmouth Public Library maintains an micorfilm archive of local newspapers and an index of the relevant Treaty reporting and other related materials. The archive of original newspapers, photographs and other documents is maintained by the Portsmouth Athenaeum.

 

 


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