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CHINA-RUSSIA WAR NEXT?
Shanghai, Nov. 15-War be tween China and Russia is dan gerously near iQday. Russia has demanded that China grant the independence qf Outer Mongojia and frag massed great bodies of troops on the Mongolian frontier. China claims that the depend for independence of Qm:er Mon golia was inspired by Russia and Russia alone Outer Mongolia is one-third the size of ajl Ejjrope, Hecently cer-i tain of the -Mongolian princes de-1 clared their independence, aijd' Russia immediately recognized it The Chinese say that Russia bribed the Mongolian princes to declare independence and that the people themselves do not want independence. And that further if China grants the Mongolian princes independence, Russia will immediately 'grab the entire ter ritory. The Chinese are extremely bit ter against tlte United States and the other powers for recusing to recognise the new republic. It is this that -gave Russia the chance for a grab. Since the re public has not been recognized, Russia was able to begin military action without diplomatic pre liminaries. President Yuan Shi Kai op poses a war with Russia. But Vice President Li Yuan Hung is demanding a war. Li is as strong and influential as Yuan. The army, the national assem bly, the cabinet, and all the pro vincial .governors are back in Li. ; If Yuan resists this pressure, his government will fall. SCHRANK PEEVED Milwaukee, Now 15. John Schrank, who tried to assassinate Theodore Roosevelt, says he thinks he ought to examine into the sanity of the. alienists who jiave been examining into his sanjty. A commission-offiye specialists-repently-was appointed to find out if Schrank were sane or insane before his trial. "I am certainly nqt insane,'' said Schrank today, "and the alienists cannot swear to it. They have asked me so many foolish questions, that I think I ought to turn around and question them as to their own mental condition.'' The alienists probably will re port tomorrow. The district at torney believes they will say that an insane asylum-is the best placef for Schrank. A -RESCUER ' Mother's sister formed one of tfie liousehold, and tiny -Ethel was very much devoted to her, aunt One morning at the breakfast table the cayenne pepper was scattered over the cloth, owing to the metal top becoming unscrew ed from the caster, and Ethel be came terribly excited.. -"Oh, auntie auntie," she ex- claimed, "do please run up to your room quick and hide! Do hurry- away, auntie! I've often heard -mother say that red pepper kills antsl"