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Identifier: reviewofreviewsw30newy
Title: Review of reviews and world's work
Year: 1890 (1890s)
Publisher: New York Review of Reviews Corp
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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dency at Lassa. Afteran arduous march from the Indian frontier,with some fierce fighting by the way, on August7 Colonel Younghusband finally reached thesacred mysterious capital, Lassa. Tubdan. theDalai Lama, the spiritual head of the TibetanBuddhists, fled to Mongolia. After a monthsnegotiations, during which the British succeededin appointing a new head Lama friendly toGreat Britain and in restoring much of thepower of the Amban (the representative of Chi-nese suzerainty), a treaty was signed binding theTibetans to grant trading facilities, to demolishall the forts between the Indian frontier and thetown of Gyangtse, to repair all dangerous passeson routes of travel, and to pay an indemnity of$2,400,000. In addition, the Tibetans agree notto dispose of any Tibetan territory withoutGreat Britains consent, nor to permit any for-eign power to be concerned in the administra-tion of the government. A force of Britishtroops is to remain on Tibetan soil until theagreements are carried out.

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right, 1904, by G. U. Harvey. c \MH OF THE TWELFTH NEW YORK REGIMENT ON THE FIELD OF THE MANASSAS MANEUVERS, IN VIRGINIA, SEPTEMBER 5-10. RECORD OF CURRENT EVENTS. {From August 21 to September 20, 1901,.) POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT—AMERICAN. August 22.—The Philippine bond issue is oversub-scribed nine times; the accepted bid is $101,410. August 23.—Delaware Republicans (Addicks) nomi-nate Henry C. Conrad for governor Texas Republi-cans nominate J. C. Lowden for governor. August 25.—Utah Republicans nominate John C. Cut-ler for governor. August 30.—The South Carolina Democratic prima-ries result in the renomination of Gov. D. C. Heywrard— Minnesota Democrats nominate John A. Johnsonfor governor. September 1.—Wisconsin Democrats nominate ex- Gov. George W. Peck for governor Governor Odell appoints Justice Edgar M. Cullen chief judge of theNew York Court of Appeals, to succeed Judge Parker,resigned. September 3.—Connecticut Populists nominate JudgeJoseph Sheldon for governor

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