THE MICHIGAN DAILY
"Lame Duck" May
Get Envoy's Post
I flA RK
s No Evidence That France Was
ES THREE MOVES WHICh f
PRECIPITA TEI QNIFLrIT
rofessor Bernadotte E. Schmitt of
eland, one of the two cutstandinlg
orities on the World War, declar-
in a lecture yesterday afternoon
France was not to blame for the
A war. 'Thero are no papers
wing in any way," he said, "that
nce planned a deliberate attackh
n Germany or Austria. I cannot
pt this theory as does Professor
nes in his articles in the New Re-
Austria, Germany, Blamed
Lustria and Germany are to blame
the recent war. It is still too
y to lay down any dogmatic cads-
for the great conflict. However,
evidence points that Austria, by
stand taken in the Balkans, and
many by her blank check offer
upport Austria, are to blame for
rof. Schmitt pginted out that Ger-
ty made three great blunders
ch helped lead to war. First she
.ed down proposals of alliance
le by the English government dur-
the years from 1895 to 1901. Had
greatest naval and military mach-
of the earth united, history would,
e been different, he said. The
nd blunder made by Germany was
attitude towards France in re-
ds to the Morocco question of
. France offered to cooperate
1 Germany, declaring she wished
orget the Alsace-Lorraine trouble.
many replied to this overture by
:ing France to discharge Dilasse,
he last great mistake was the Ger-
. intervention in the Russo-Aus-
,n dispute over the annexation of
nia. Germany threatened Russia,
immediately began to rebuild her
y and fle.et. Germany had offend-
three great powers in less than ten
he final cause of the war, he said,
the contest between Russia and
ntria, for control of the Balkans.
raania was friendly to Russia,
le Bulgaria was on good terms
i Austria. "Servia became the
At upon which the whole European
ation swung. With the assassin-
n of the Arch Duke Francis Fer-
and, Austria marched into Servia.
sia immediately objected. Ger-
y then gave her "blank check"
eement to Austria to back her to
limit. Russia started to mobilize
troops and the war was begun.
he kaiser was not to blame for
war," said Professor Schmitt. 'It
the German military machine
ch was responsible. The kaiser
chancellor endeavored by threats,
the last moment, to stop Austria
it was too late. Kaiser Wilhelm,
r signing the declaration of war;.
l to the surrounding generals,
ntlemen, you'll live to regret this
Ann Arbor chapter are Donald War-
ren, '26A, George Bailey, '27E, Edward
,IdtIig, n. '-G, nd IP- ~e K nietz. '27.1
GUNO f'~~~~he other mn will accompany he I:lgt na um ca aaiy
CFIA1II IAPIS METIN elegates in an unoffic al capacity.
Monday the officers of the chapter
Ten members of the local chapter, will go to C kson, where they will
Order of DeMolay, will leave today aurispicesitheie members of the orde
for Grand Rapids, where they will in that city.
attend the annual state convention of
the organization. j "Jimmie the adtaker" sells anything
The official representatives of the quickly.-Adv.
Edwin G. Burrows, instructor inj
journalism, recently strained a liga-1
ment in his knee while playing indoorI
baseball, and at present is forcedl
to use crutches and s unable to meet
'is classes. Mr. Burrows states that
he is trying to arrange for a room
somewhere on the ground floor in
which to hold classes.
Lubeck, May 8,-Mine fields cover-.
Russian origin dating from the World
War. This is taken as confirming
the findings of the Stettin Marine of-
lice that the recent sinking of a Ger-
man ship in the Baltic was due to ex-
plosion of a mine.
Bloomington, Jnd., May 6,- Des-
cendants of the first ten students' to
enter Indiana University have been
invited to be honor guests of the uni-
The winner 01
probably be mate
early In the sumi
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ing 280 square miles have been dis- iversity for the Centennial celebration,
covered in the eastern Baltic off Fin- MA 7. Twenty-three names have so
land. The mines are said to be of far been secured.
1 F .f
THE GRAY MOUSE
a huan beim ?
The REULE-CONLIN Co.
Yes, in a lpay.
In a way, no.
How can it be one, a'nd yet not?
A tremulous Iorid will learn
Another "lame duck" member of the
Republican old guard probably will
be given a diplomatic appointment.
Medill McCormick, who appears to
have been defeated in the Illinois pri-
mary, is being considered for the
post of ambassador to Spain.
NOTED FRENC SCOLA
TO GIVE LECTURE S 1HERE
Dr. Gorges de Bothezat, doctor of
mathematics at the University of
Paris and former professor of aero-
nautics at the Polytechnical School of
Petrograd, will give four lectures here
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and,
Friday of next week. He is being
brought to the University through
the efforts of Prof. F. W. Pawlowski,
of the aeronautical engineering de-1
It t expected that Professor del
Bothezat will sueak upon subjects re-
lated to the aeronautical world, but
accovding to Professor Pawlowski -his
address will be of interest to engin-
eers, mathematicians, and physicists
as well. The speaker, who will give
all his talks at 4:15 o'clock in the
old Physics building West lecture
room, except Wednesday's which will
be presented at 8 o'clock, is an i -y
ventor of note and an international
figure in his field.
William W. Bishop, University lib-
rarian, who has been travelling in
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Serve it to your guests.
Many Men Will Bu'yTheir
Spring Clothes this Weeks
Here Are $5uts hey il Coose
Europe during a leave of absenc ,
will leave Italy, where he is now
staying, on May 10, and go from there I
Go (n -vm. Afftir five( ]P vs in Gen-
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Warm Weather A ccessortes
Crefessor Schmitt said that he was cAj ' ~i.ftr XV-e' II
favor of Sir Edward Gray's propos- eva he expects to go to Pari
for a confernce of the four dis- Bishop has been working on
erested parties to be held in Lon-( manuscripts in Rome and has v
n, but this conference which night from there in high praise of t
ve prevented the war, was laughed ilities he found in the Catican li
and never came to pass.
Phe Cleveland professor has probab-
read more of the original documents
ding with the World War than any
For College Opera
Philadelphia, May 8,-The Mask
d Wig club of the University of
insylvania is threatened with an
unction for violating a federal copy-
ht law in the production of their
nual opera, "That's That." "The
oks in My Library," feature act
the program, is claimed by Joseph
atley, of Music Box Revue fame,
have ben copied from his "Book-
ers," the idea of which he intends
utilize in a forthcoming production,
)irectois of the Wiggers' ,Opera
im that Santley is trying to get
e publicity at the expense of the
lege club's reputation.
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OSE of pure
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fancy plaid and stripe
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Most are $1.50 a pair.
SPRING hats have
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slightly rolling brims.
Greys and tans most
popular. $3.50 to $5.
pajarmas are in two
piece styles. Some have
slipover jackets. White
and colors. $2 to $4.
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