The New York Times/Nogi and Stoessel meet
Hold a Long Conference, Shake Hands,
and Part -- 48,000 Captives.
The hour fixed for the meeting was noon, but owning to a misunderstanding of the time Gen. Stoessel arrived at 10:40 o'clock, and was received by a Lieutenant. General Stoessel remained at Plum Tree Cottage until 11 o'clock, when Gen. Nogi arrived with his staff.
The Generals met in a room of the cottage, and, after an exchange of greetings, held a long conference. When they emerged from the cottage the Generals shook hands, and Gen. Stoessel mounted his horse and returned to Port Arthur.