THE MICHIGAN DAILY
ILY HISTORY OF STATE TOLD BY AITON; .
AYS SPAIN HELD MICHIGAN FOR ONE DAY
LATE IN AR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
MINNESOTA ALUMNI WILL
BEFETED DAY OF GAME
Michigan Alumni of Great Falls,
Cosmopolitan Club To Try New Method
CORY PROFESSOR RELATES
JR FLAGS ARE FLOWN
ish Forces Allied With Indians
Captured Territory Without
Firing Single Shot
(By Associated Press)
e story of the Spanish "capture"'
lichigan, and the flying of the'
dish flag over Michigan soil for
space of 24-hours, a not-generally
yn episode in Michigan's colorful
r history, is related by Prof. Ar-
Aiton of the history department.
is generally known that the flags.
ree nations have flown over Mich-
Prof. Aiton states, but the brief
o'clock in the morning and passed into
Spanish hands without the firing of a
single shot. The fur traders, their
goods and the English flag were seized
and their provisions divided among
the Indians. Then followed 24 hours
of deliberate occupation, the Spanish
flag flying over the fort, and the sol-
emn rite of drawing up a formal set
of possession for "His Catholic Maj-
esty" was enacted. This over, the in-
vaders took their departure and ar-
rived at their starting point, St. Louis,
on March 6, without the loss of a
The episode, according to Profes:jor
Aiton, was a small one inzthe early
history of the state, but it was an in-
tegral part of the great American rev-
olution- and of great importance in the
war in the West. In the international
field it furnished a basis for ,Spain's
Montana, will entertain the Minnesota'
Alumni on the day of the Michigan-
Minnesota game. Included in this pro-
gram of entertainment, will be a
showing of the alumni picture. This
will be of special interest to the Min-
nesota alumni, many of whom have4
.never seen the Michigan campus.
Weighing nearly half a ton, a tor-
pedo from a naval vessel was washedI
ashore near Brooke, Isle of Wight,1
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS'- The
university will be host to the Illinois
High School PressAssociationnfor
three days, Nov. 17, 18, and 19.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS En-
trance to all fraternity dances will be
by printed invitation only.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-The
Press Club of the university is being
Introducing a new type of )rogram,
that of selecting the speakers from'
within the organization instead at
from outside the group, the Cosmo-
politan club will meet tonight at u'
o'clock in Lane Hall.
The speakers featuring the pro-
gram are former or special students.
Miss J. lKoizcimi will lectuie on
'Molernists in Japan";; Maximine
Bueno will talk on "The Phillipino
Indepencdet :',lo -ement."; C. A. Petcoff
on "Political Situation of Bulgaria";
and H1. 1 .Chan' will make an ad-
dress on some subject relative to
China to complete the program.,
LAST TIMES TODAY
FOOTBALL GAME BY RADIO
Mar , . ar1Cost .in
"UP IN MABEL'S ROOM"
medy of Chemises-A Farce of Frantic Husbands-
A Laugh Riot of Rivals
--An Al Christie Laugh Special-
A Smart War Comedy!
esence of a fourth flag is ignored by claim to this entire region at the close In
st historians of the state. Every of the war during the course of the Brita
ioolboy is acquainted with the main negotiation of a treaty of peace. passE
tlines of the French, British and
nerican periods in Michigan, but the
at majority are unaware of the fact He's
at the "Lions of Leon" and the "Cas-
s of Castile" were unfurled over
state for 24 hours. WENDI
'Michigan was represented in the "RED HEAD
nerican Revolution by .this appear- RADIO-]
ce of Spanish troops within her -IN
esent-day boundaries, and, strangely
ough, this is the only important link Famo
at ties Michigan to the War, of Inde-
ndence," according to Prof. Aiton. !t Ain't Go
"Spain entered the war as an ally -ON T
France in 1779 and played a not-
considerable role in the winning of
e struggles in the west. Already in
ssession of Louisiana, to the west
the Mississippi river, he swung the
,lance in favor of the Americans and
ade' possible the exploits of George
ogers Clark in the old Northwest.
own the river. her forces captured
tchez and Baton Rouge, while on
e Gulf the formidable British strong-
>ld of Pensacola was forced to sur-
nder. In the North a British attack
1 the ,Spanish outpost of St. Louis in
80 was repulsed.
Invaded By Spanish
"The threat of a renewed attempt
e following year led to the Spanish ALSO-BIG BOY+
vasion of Michigan; an attack which Paramount News
set the entire British plan for the MAJEST
cupation of the Ohio valley, as it
suited in the destruction of the Hil-
ary stores which were the basis of SUND)
eir future offensive operations. 3-F
"Fott St. Joseph on the river of the SAT1URDAY 13- -ENT
me name located within the limits MATINEE
present-day Niles was the obective Chicago vs. Mich.
the Spanish raid, as the British Speial lease wire RICHARDS AD
ores were assembled at that seem- to stage.rMinia- CHURCH
gly remote and safe point. On Jan- Moving football. "Melody
ry 1, 1871, the Spanish force set out core board. A Masters"
om St. Louis on its mission. The eat o. Late featured in
open at one. Wen- atGeaIedi
stance to be traversed was about dell Hall enter- Al. G. Field's
0 miles and Fort St. Joseph was the tainer netweenMinstrels
miles halves. MajesticMitrl
3&"'est British post. , The expedition orthosonic Radio
as commanded by three officers,'
igene Pourre,, captain;Charles Tay-
, ensign; and Louis Chevalier; in-
rpreter, names which betray the
ench origin despite their Spanish
rvice. The force consisted of 65
Idlers and about 200 Indian allies
d by two chiefs known for their hos-
lity to the British, "Sly Siggenask"
id Naquiguen. Two other forces
ere sent out ahead to spy out the
nd and win over the Indians; one
the Sac Indians on the Mississippi,
.e other up the Illinois river. The
ute led the Spaniards by way of the
ississippi river, by canoe and up the
linois to Peoria. From that point,
e river being frozen, they marched
'erlaid a distance of 130 leagues.
hls march consumed 20 days of cold,
anger, and peril which brought them
thin two leagues of the post."
The final advance, Professor Aiton
,ys, was proceeded by the winning
rer of the Indians at the fort by a
iung Pottawatomie Indian on the
'omise that they should receive half
e plunder for their neutrality.
Make Surprise Attack
On Feb. 12 the post was surprised I
r a rapid move across the ice at 7
a recent week railways of Great 1
in carried more than 40,000,000
engers without a single accident.
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Taking Punishment I
The Shell-Shocks they got
in France were mild com-
pared to the She-Shocks they
got when they wandered into
the Women's Battalion of
Death. Women to the. right
of them! Women to the left
of them! It was an undress
parade i*No Man's Land!
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