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every morning except Mo
university year by the Boar
Student Publications.

e Associated Press is exclusively entitled
e use for republication of all news dis-
tes redited to it or not otherwise credited
is paper and als the local news pub
I herein.
tered at the postoffice at Ann Arbor,
igan, as aecond class matter.
sriptions by carrerr or mail, $3.50.
Rees: Ann ,Arbor Press Building.
ones: Business, 960; Editorial, 2414.
mmunications not to exceed oo words,
ned, the signature not necessarily to ap-
n rit, but as an evidence of faith, and
es of events will be published in The
at the discretion of the Editor, if left
* maied to the ofice.
signed communications will receive no
deration. No manuscript will be re-
-Wnless the writer incloses postage.
e Daily:does not necessarily endorse the
rnents expressed in the comuanications.
red C. Mighei.......Managing Editor
,ld Makinson........Business Manager
rand A. Gaines. Advertising Manager
s L,. Abele........Publication Manager
id M. Major Howard S. Velleman
Nght Editor-Marguerite Clark
estructive to the best interests of
University is an attitude which is
. by a great share of the students
ards their college newspaper-
Michigan Daily. That attitude is
of neutrality, if not of hostility;
be it either of these, it is wholly
istified. -;
lie Daily does not want to be con-
red in. the light in which outside
spapers are thought of; it does not
i to be looked upon as an organ
:fh is disconnected from the func-
Ing parts of the University. Rath-
t wishes to have itself considered
ts true position-that of a prime
Ive factor .in campus life.
Lie Daily itself is college-spirited
one of Its chief aims is to develop
spirit in its readers. The Daily
>yal to the- University and to all
lesome things connected with it.
In this class of wholesome things,
Daily, without fear of conceit,
es Itself; if it did not consider
If fit to be included in this cate-
r, then publication were best sus-
torder to have the students ally
aselves more closely with their
0ge paper, The Daily proposes that
take a more active part in writ-
the news material. The Daily,
as always, welcomes new aspir-
for its editorial and business
s, both of which offer excellent
s of opportunity. But in the case
iose who cannot find time to write
larly for each issue, there is a
in which they, too, may identify
iselves with The Daily. When they
pen on a bit of news or interest-
matter, let them write it up and
A t it for publication. In this way
can serve both The Daily and
campus at large.
r this latter class of students-
s who are unable to write regu-
P for The Daily-this plea is main-
&rected. They are Invited, or rath-
rged, to take a greater interest in
. paper, to ally themselves closely
it, and to become active partners
e various undertakings which The
y ,assumes.
Lye you ever stopped to study the
map? Do you know where Briey,
, Valenciennes, and Conflans are?
you acquainted with the different
rs that are held by the various
d armies? If not, why not?
e average newspaper reader is
rbed In the war. The accounts of
glorious deeds performed by the
ricans in the St. Mihiel, Cambral,

St. Quentin sectors are carefully
But, when the name of a town,
t, or a river is mentioned in the
itches the hurried reader seldom'
s time or is curious enough toj
up the places named on the war
This is one of the first require-
s of officers, namely, the ability]
ad the war map. All of the puzzl-
ines in the newspaper maps mean
e next few months will be the
that will win the war. Unlesst
any surrenders, troops on the
donian, Russian, Italian, andf
ern fronts will continue theirf
atic drives. Without a thorough
'ledge of each of these fronts the<
age reader easily becomes con-1
1 and the war reports are nothingt
m but a jumbled mass of informa-
The only way to eliminate this
s is to make a systematic study
.e war map. Make it a point to
. by heart ten, or twenty, or thirty1
ns of towns on each of the wart
s every day. When such and such
,ce is described in the dispatchesi
it up on the map and get that(
cular location firmly photograph-t

ed on your brain. After a short per-
lod of time you will be surprised at
how much you know about the war
and how easily the communiques from
the war departments can be translat-
Telephone service in Ann Arb'r oft-
en makes us wonder whether Alexand-
er Graham Bell rendered such a ser-
vice to society as is usually suppos-
They say that the German people
no longer care .what becomes of the
kaiser. Which makes it unanimous.
There are still a few members of
the medical profession who have fail-
ed to discover a serum for influenza.
German defeats as well as your cou-
pons are attached to a Liberty bond.
Editor, The Michigan Daily:
Permit me to congratulate you on
the extremely able editorial "Hysteria
vs. Reason" which appears in this
morning's issue of The Michigan Dai-
ly. It is an unanswerable reply to a
most ill-advised, intolerant, and un-
sound point of view. Such rash state-
ments as Prof. W. H. Hobbs is respon-
sible for are what make it possible
for German propagandists, both in this
country and abroad, to charge Amer-
ica with being insincere in her ideal-
ism and to make people feel that the
leaders of this country are mad with
the lust of power and wealth. Such
statements are quite as vicious as ex-
treme pro-German expressions.
I have always believed in the doc-
trine of academic freedom, but I real-
ize that under it such institutions as
the University of Michigan must suf-
fer at the hands of notoriety seekers
and persons of unbalanced judgment.
The man on the street has a tendency
to regard the action or statement
of an individual as characteristic of
the entire institution.
I only hope that your editorial is
read as widely as Professor Hobbs'
statement, as it represents what I feel
sure is the best of campus opinion,
while Professor Hobbs' remarks rep-
resent the worst.
Yours truly,
G. S. LASHER, '11.
The Red Cross quotas are similar
to those of last year, and it is nec-
essary to have as many girls at work
this year as last. The different houses
on the campus are going to organize
and pledge a certain number of hours
according to the number of members.
A regular schedule is to be made out
so the necessary number of Instruct-
ors will be provided. An attempt was
made yesterday to complete 4,000
masks for the S. A. T. C., to be worn
in the barracks. As yet the girls have
not entered into the spirit of the
work and their hearty co-operation
is necessary for the success of the
new drive. The present quota must be
finished by Nov. 15, and it cannot
be done unless the girls are willing
to help.
The Y. W. C. A. membership cam-

paign is progressing rapidly. Dur-
ing the first day of the campaign 12
girls reported 48 members, and yes-
terday the number had increased con-
siderably. An attempt is being made
to have a 100 per cent record on the
campus. The girls are working earn-
estly, and with a committee of 80
girls great results are being hoped
for. Workers are urged to report to
Miss Hulda Bancroft as soon as pos-
The Belgium Relief rooms will be,
open tomorrow and Mrs. Patterson_
requests all those who have articles
for the Belgium Relief to bring them
in then. It is necessary to keep some1
one in the rooms to receive the arti-7
cles and pack them, and it is hoped
that this will not be necessary after
Load 1. A R. Chapter to Meet 1
The regular October meeting of the
Sarah Caswell Agnell chapter of thel
Daughters of the American Revolu-I
tion will be held at the home of Mrs.l
William G. Doty, 408 South Fifth ave-
nue, at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon,
Oct. 17. The report of the delegates1
to the state conYvention will be given.I

Editor, The Michigan Daily:
It is because I believe that good-
tempered discussion is what we most
need, that I gladly avail myself of the
opportunity to reply to ThenDaily's
editorial of this morning. In it is
stated that the 14 peace terms of Mr.
Wilson were approved by our own peo-
ple and also by the Allies. This I be-
lieve to have been more apparent than
real, and in any case they were no
more generally approved than was the
"peace without victory" message now
repudiated even by Mr. Wilson.
The editorial questions whether
"freedom of the seas," as outlined in
article 2 is in the interest of Germany.
I have devoted an entire lecture and
a chapter in a forthcoming book to
this subject alone, but there is here
room for a very brief discussion only.
The question should clearly be ans-
wered: (1) by asking which group of
warring powers has set up the de-
mand for "freedom of the seas"; (2)
by taking the natural interpretation
of the President's article; and (3)
by examining his other pronounce-
ments and those of his one advisor,
Colonel House.
(1) The Allies have not asked for
"freedom of the seas," which has al-
ready long existed except during war.
Germany's cry has, on the contrary,
been vociferous and importunate.
Count zu Reventlow, editor of the
chief Pan-German organ of Berlin,
says: "Freedom of the seas depends
on the liberation of Ireland." In a
secret message to Austria the late Im-
perial Chancellor Michaelis wrote,
"Germany has to solve two problems
-the freedom of the seas and the
opening of the route to the southeast
-and these two problems can only be
solved through the destruction of
(2) The wording of the President's
article is "Absolute freedom of nav-
igation upon the seas, outside territor-
ial waters, alike in peace and in war."
No ambiguity here. The British
blockade, which alone has permitted
the arms of the Allies to triumph,
would under such circumstances be-
come impossible and navies be of lit-
tle use.
(3) Colonel House, paramount rov-
ing ambassador to all Europe, but
without legal authority, actually of-
fered the German 'chancellory in the
spring of 1915 a release from the Brit-
ish blockade-which would have lost
us the war-tried to induce Great
Britain to accept it, and believes he
would have succeeded had not the
Lusitania outrage been perpetrated.
(Arthur A. Howden Smith, "The Real
Colonel House," Doran, 1918, pp. 187-
196.) Germany was so delighted with
this offer that she had von Bernstorff,
Dernberg and von Kuehnemann bolst-
er the offer with a vigorous campaign
of propaganda in America. Mr. Wil-
son advocated it elaborately in his
"peace without victory" message to
congress of Jan. 22, 1917, and he has
now retained it in his peace terms of
Jan. 8, 1918.
My statement that article 3 flies in
the face of the Paris pact of the Al-
lies, it is stated, is not in harmony
with the views of the economics de-
partment of the University. That de-
partment can, I am sure, speak for it-
self; but in the meantime let me call
attention to the fact that all the Allied
nations agreed at the Paris conference
to establish most rigorous economic
barriers against Germany both during.

and after reconstruction, in order to
protect their own trade and particu-
larly to aid in the rehabilitation of
the devastated country. These bar-
riers included discriminative tariffs,
refusal of the "most favored nation"
privileges to Germany, and the estab-
lishment of preferences in the distri-
bution of necessary raw -materials.
(Recommendations of the Economic
Conference of the Allies held at Paris,
on June 14, 15, 16, and 17, 1916.) More
recently a similar conference has
been held for like purposes by Great
Britain and her self-governing com-
monwealths. Referring to both these
pacts, Premier Lloyd George in a re-
cent speech said: "The world will not
come right at once, and if you dis-
solve partnership with all these great
peoples - a partnership cemented in
blood-there will be men quite ready
to take advantage of it, even when
the war is over.
"Therefore, it is vital that when the
war is over and when the transition
period has come, there will not
be enough to go round, we must keep
the partnership going."
"Up to the present time America
has expressed no opinion upon the
Paris resolutions, and it is vitally im-
portant that the policy of Amercia and
the policy of this country should be
in complete agreement on economic
problems as well as on other prob-

Mr. Wilson's article 3 reads: "The
removal, so far as possible, of all eco-
nomic barriers and the establishment
of an equality of trade conditions
among all the nations consenting to
the peace and associating themselves
for its maintenance." I need only add
that if we should break with the Al-
lies on economic problems, we shall
play directly into the hands of Ger-
many and go far toward preventing
the proper rehabilitation of the invad-
ed countries.
In conclusion let me say that I
make no apologies for stating that
terms which do not even provide for
reparation and indemnity to poor
martyred Belgium must be in the in-
terest of Germany.
Oct. 15, 1918.
Uomen I
Girls who have left their gymnas-
ium outfits in their lockers may re-
deem them on Wednesday and Friday
of this week.
Senior girls may come out for hockey
practice on Tuesday and Thursday at
3:30 o'clock.
Hockey practice for junior girls will
be held at 4:15 o'clock on Tuesday and
The board of directors of the wo-
men's league will meet at 9 o'clock
Saturday morning in Barbour gymnas-
ium. All committee chairmen with re-
ports will be present.
Girls who are working on the Y. W.
C. A. campaign are requested to -report
to Miss Hulda Bancroft as early as
possible every day.
Girls interested in work as tennis
equad leaders are requested to call
Ethel Glauz, '19, telephone 1070-J.
Girls who desire to do extra work
for living expenses should see Dean
Myra B. Jordan at her office In Bar-
bour gymnasium.
Girls interested in Red Cross work
are requested to call Florence Field,
'20, telephone 251.
Prof. Marx Jefferson, former pro-
fessor in the state normal college at
Ypsilanti, and well known in Ann
Arbor, has recently returned from
South America, where he has been
spending the last six months gather-
ing valuable information for the Unit-
ed States government. He was for-
merly president of the National Geo-
graphical association and is now in
New York compiling geographical and
physiographical information concern-
ing the countries now involved in the
war and their outlying possessions.
Up to the present time, Germany is
practically the only country that has
any appreciable knowledge of the
minerals and other valuable products
of the different countries, and in or-
der that the allies may make a sat-
isfactory peace with Germany when
the time comes, they must be as well
informed as she is.
Ludington, Mich., Oct. 15.-Luding-
ton high school girls will not use
georgette crepe, silks, satins and ultra
fashions during the remainder of the
war. They plan to appear for school

sessions, hereafter, dressed alike in
simple dark blue middy blouses and
serge skirts, with white middies for
special occasions.
German Sailor Caught in Detroit
Detroit, Oct. 15. Fred Seigneir, a
petty officer of the German navy, was
arrested here Monday after posing six
months as a Hollander under the name
of Walter Henry Boeren. Seigneir
was an officer on the Cormorant and
had been interned at Mare Island, Cal-
ifornia. He made his escape from this
place by swimming to the mainland.
One Pound of Sugar a Fortnight Now
Washington, Oct. 15. Sugar may now
be sold only in two allotments per
month of a pound apiece, according
to a new ruling issued by the federal
food administration. The first pound
must be taken between the first and
the fifteenth of the month and the
second, between the fifteenth and the
Cereal Beverages to Be Conserved
As a necessary conservation meas-
ure, President Wilson has issued a
proclamation prohibiting the manufac-
ture of all cereal beverages on and
after Dec. 1, 1918.
Kee p posted - subscribe for the
Daily now, $3.50.--Adv.


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The draft board has just issued an-
other list of names of the men whose
papers are ready for them. It wil be
a great help if the following will
call at the court house as soon as
Donald E. Hessingshaw, Fred John
Plots, Arthur H. Johnson, James R.
Gabell, Samuel Chain Silver, Benja-
min Shlain, Charles D. McKensey,
Lawrence C. Perry, Julius Abe Nogin,
Elton W. Viets, Merle E. Smith, Gary
E. Wright, Wm. A. E. Leitzinger,
F. Cortez Bell, John Kenneth Dufton,
Charles Leslie Halford, Laurn H. Gar-
ver, Willis E. Harvey, Harold M.
Herbert, Frederic Y. Henkel, Forest
E. Neil, George Bachman Ridden, Ja-
cob E. Rosenberg, Dewey L. Sham-
poo, Dorian B. Smith, Albert G. Dan-
nin, Isidor Ball, Wm. Rottschafor,
Durbain A. Longenecker, Wm. F. Bos-
song, Clarence Ellsworth Lott, Hil-
mer H. Diltbrenner, Edward Bleakley,
Theodore R. Halman, Lewis J. Boldt,
John Paul Utz, Jr., Arthur C. Kellor,
Merrell E. Haines, Robert W. Chris-
tie, Arthur G. Cross, Verner A. Bovik,
Francis A. Greenbaum, Norbert S.
Lambert, Roscoe D. Rodgers, Francis
E. Leighton, Alexis Coutchie, Roy
Rust Schmidt.

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The eligibility committee of
the University announces for
the present year a modification
of its rule prohibiting freshmen
from taking part in public aictiv-
ities. The term "freshmen" as
used here includes first year
students in higher classes.
Freshmen may now partici-
pate under the following condi-
tions: (a) It must be made clear
that the activity concerned
could not be carried on success-
fully without freshman help;
(b) Only such freshmen as have
entered the University with
strong records and recommen-
dations from their former
schools will be given permission
to participate; (c) Freshmen
who are given permission must,
in order to continue their par-
ticipatin, maitin distinctly
good records in their University
Eligibility rules for all other
students remain unchanged.
It is understood that partici-
pation in public activities by
members of the S. A. T. C. and
S. N. T. C. is subject also to the
approval of their military su-
Managers and chairmen of
student activities are requested
to submit eligibility lists as soon
as possible. Blank lists contain-
ing necessary instructions may
be had from the chairman of the
eligibility committee or from
the Registrar of the University.
The office of the committee is
in Room 8, University hall. Of-
fice hours are from 10:45 to
11:30 o'clock Tuesdays and from
3 to 4 o'clock Thursdays.
W. R. Humphreys, Chairman.

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