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OUR JAPANESE ALLIES.
WORKIN© FOR THE WORLD'S
NO AGGRESSIVE POLICY.
LONDON, Sept. 24.
Mr Enjiro Yamaza, formerly dircctoi of the Political Buienu of the Japanese Poreign Office, who has been lapanesc Charge d'Affaires in London since the clova tion of Count Komuiu to the Ministry, has been interviewed on the subject of the Anglo-Japanese allnnce
The alliance, he d celui es is one of Japan's most valued possessions und is working for tin. peace of the world He denies that a single Japincse dreams of war between the United States and Japan, and ho asserts that his country has no policy of iggression, even in the Pacific or in Manchuria
IF THERE WERE WAR VIEWS OP 1IGHTING BOB"
\n interesting Intel vie« on the possibility of wai. between Japan aud the United States, and on what might happen in that event vv as given by Rear Admiral Evans lo the New Yoik ' Tribune on his return home Admiral Evans said -
Japan has too much common sense to go lo war w ith America, and we have too much foibcaiamo to force tbem into wai There won t be any nar between Japan and our selves, not loi the present, anyhow
"I believe, ' he continued, 'that at pre sent our navy could defeat that of Japan The marksmanship of our gunners is un questionably supeiioi to that of the Japan cue V\ e can shoot better than they can Compaic the amount of money this country ian and does expend annually on giving ita
siilois tilget piactiee with the amount lapnn can and does expend foi the same purpose, and jou will see how much molo we spend and consequentlj, how much more practice oin gunners get Japan hasn t got the money to spend on target pi attlee that we have falle cant' afford it lins, then, is one material reason why we are superior m gunnery to the Japanese "
Don t j ou eonsidei the American per sonne! superior to lapau b' ' asked the New York lubune" correspondent
1 do not, ' Admiral Lvnns answered cm phatieally ' Vs a fighting people I consider the Japnnese unexcelled by anj people in the vvoild They have magnificent courage, they fight intelligent]}, and die without feai JNo, if man foi man our sailors equal those of Jap in they w ill do all that can be asked ot them foi m fearlessness and cour age the Japanese are unexcelled Befoie a Iinane«e will haul down his flag his ship will he 1} ing fathoms deep under the water
and he be dead '