- The Council of the Russian Empire adopted a law freeing the last of the Russian serfs. In 1861, the Caucasus had been exempt from the emancipation of serfs there.
- The “Six Powers” (the United States, Great Britain, France, Russia, Germany and Japan) agreed to a $125,000,000 loan to China at 6 percent interest
Instability in Constantinople and settlement of the Albanian-Serbian situation appear as the key issues from the point of view of British imperialism.
And a small item on New York’s finest, extorting from gambling and prostitution. They are advised on the more refined British-style racism practiced north of the border in the Dominion of Canada that keeps out various “Gyp the Blood” ‘s and “Leftie Louie”s, not to mention “Asiatics” in British Columbia.