CHINA: Sentenced to Death

At Harbin, Manchuria, a white man was sentenced to death by a Chinese court. It was said to be the first time on record that a white man had been so sentenced. The man was M. Kornilov, famed Russian desperado, with several murders to his credit.

Kornilov, heavily manacled, was brought into a court last Spring and charged with a civil offense. A friend passed him a revolver with which he intimidated the court and the crowd and made good his escape. Months later he was discovered in a house in Harbin and...

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