RUSSIA-JAPAN: Frontier Incidents

In the capitals of Tokyo and Moscow, the great war scare seemed last week to have cooled off. But at the frontiers, the usual crop of "incidents'' made the week as lively as ever. Two Soviet civilian pilots flew a light bombing plane northward from Vladivostok into Manchukuan territory, had trouble and landed. They were arrested by Japanese soldiers who first shooed away some Manchurian ruffians. In Tokyo dispatches, this became a "rescue from bandits" and the aviators had "violated Manchukuan territory."

A Japanese schooner anchored just outside Vladivostok's heavily fortified harbor....