Foreign News: Next Premier?

A few days ago a report was rife stating that Lenin was in a dying condition. This report was traced to Charles R. Crane, former American Minister to China and an extensive traveller in Russia during the past ten years. Mr. Crane, arriving in New York on the Aquitania, denied that he had ever made any assertions about Lenin's health. What he did say is "Bolshevism in Europe is dead," which is a different thing.

Lenin is, however, a sick man. He has suffered a stroke of apoplexy which has paralysed his right side and...

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