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LX. No.3



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Some Consider Wilhelm Alone Respon
slble fior Acts of German
London, June 30.-Steps have been.
taken by the Allies to insure the re-
tention of the former German emperor
within Holland until such ,time as
they may need him to answer for his
crimes. The Dutch government has
been impressed with' the necessity of
keeping a close watch on him so as
to prevent any attempt at escape.
According to a despatch from Brus-
sels, the former German crown prince
escaped from the island of Wieringen
Sunday and is probably now in Ger-
The German peace signers, Her-
mann Mueller and Dr. Johannes Bell,
arrived at Berlin early Monday morn-
ing and were received by large crowds
celebrating the signing of the peace
Washington, June 30.-Conficting
views mark the receipt here of the
news that the former German chan-
cellor Dr. Theobald ,von Bethmann
Holiweg is willing to assume full re-
sponsibility for the acts of the Ger-
man government. Many international
law experts hold that the former em-
peror alone is responsible for his own
acts and those committed by his sub-
Secretary of State Lansing .on the
other hand has always maintained
that the former kaiser could not be
held to personal accountability,
It is not expected that Holland will
surrender the former emperor willing-
ly under extradition proceedings, and,
since the Allies have not as yet con-
sidered using force to take him, he
will probably be tried by the Allied
tribunal without being present in per-
Prof. H. R. Cross, whose lecture to
be given at 5 o'clock this afternoon,
was to have been "The Red Cross in
Italy," has changed his topic to
"Sicily, Past and ,Present." The talk
will be illustrated.
Professor Cross has only recently
returned from Italy where he served
as a captain in the.'American Red
Cross for more than a year. For a
large portion of that time, he directed
the work of the Red Cross in the rest
stations and the canteens on the rail-
way lines in Italy, and, in this capac-
ity, travelled constantly over most of
the country.
Because of the speaker's ,knowledge
of the activities of the Red Cross, his
change of topic has been noted with
some regret. Professor Cross' ac-
quaintance with Sicily, however, is
ccnsidered a guarantee that the new
subject will prove interesting.

Paris, June 30.-The French gov-
ernment is preparing a volume giving
the record of American co-operation
during and after the war. A copy of
the volume, the Temps says, will be
given to every American soldier who
served in France.
Divorced Prince 'Joins Monastry
Munich, June 30.-Prince George,
eldest son of Prince Louis of Bavaria,
has entered a Jesuit monastery at
Innsbruck, according to newspapers

The economics department this year
has sent only one man, Walter R.
Stark, '19, to the National City Bank
of New York. This bank maintains a
training school for students of differ-
ent colleges who wish to enter its
service in foreign countries, these
being selected every year for their
scholarship, general ability, and char-
Few men were taken in by the Na-
tional 'City Bank this year because of
the fact that there are numerous ap-
pointees of previous years who are
returning from the service. These
men entered the service and were un-
able to take advantage of the ap-
pointments, and now there is an over-
flow of candidates. It is not believed,
however, that this abnormal situation
will last long.
32 Students Get
All "A "~Grades
In the announcement of grades for
the last semester, the senior class of
the literary college leads all others
with a total of seven students who
received an "A" average. "The junior
and freshman classes tie for second
place with five students each. The
sophomores come third with only
three of their number attaining all
"A's." One special graduate student is
also included in the list.
The list as announced by Registrar
Arthur G. Hall is as follows: Mar-
garet I. Anschutz, 19; Irene MacKaye
-Beverly, '19; Stella Brunt, '22; Fred-
erick D. Carroll, '20; Francis H.
Case, '20; Harcourt L. Caverly, '19;
Chester W. Clark, '19; Doris A. Cline,
,'19; Anna May Crow, '21; Earl W.
Dunn, '20; Elsie Erley, '20; Laurence
H. Fleck, '19; Violet H. Foster, '22;
Harold W. Jones, '21; J. Clarence
Kauffman, '22; Elinor Mullet, '21; El-
len M. Sargeant, special graduate;
Evelyn Scholl, '20; Florence Shirley,
'22; Chester B. Slawson, '19, and Lela
M. Witter, '22.
In the engineering school the se-
niors and the sophomores tie for first
place with four men each. The fresh-
men come in second place with two
men, while the juniors have only one
man torepresent theirhclass.
The engineers who received all
"A"' are as follows: B. L. Beckwitn,
'22E; L. F. Meilander, '22E; W. H.
Blodgett, '21E; G. R. Halman, '21E;7
E. F. Moore, '21E; V. B. Steinbaugh,
'21E; E. E. Dreese, '20E; R. W. El-
liott, '19E; C. B. Campbell, '19E; E.
C. Payne, '19E, and W. G. Retzlaf,
Runs made by the Ann Arbor fire de-
partment on Saturday afternoon and
Sunday morning caused quite a dis-
turbance in the usual quiet and seren-
ity of the campus. For a few mo-
ments the State street loungers were
furnished with excitement as the en-
gines swept down the street toward the,
The first alarm was turned in Sat-,
urday afternoon about 3 o'clock and
the engines made a run to 724 Oak-
land avenue. - The fire completely con-
sumed a garage and partly damaged
the house adjoining it. The origin of
the fire is not known and only prompt
work by the firemen saved the louse.
The amount of damage is not known
About 9 o'clock Sunday morning the
second alarm was turned in and the

department made aarunto the home.
of S. A. Moran on Walnut street. This
blaze proved to be a small roof fire!
and was extinguished before much
damage had resulted.
$616,000,000 NAVAL BILL
Washington, June 30.-Enactment
of the $616,000,000 naval appropria-
tion bill was completed late today
with the adoption of \the conference
report on the measure by the house
and senate. The bill now goes to the

F. J. Zoellin, ex- '19L, On Winning
Relay Team at Inter-Allied Games
Pederick J. Zoellin, ex-'19E, who Zoellin took part in all of the indoor
left the University in April, 1918, to leets of the 1918 season, scoring
join the Canadian tank corps, was a points in the dashes and hurdles.. He

mtrm>ber of the Canadian
rel;y m ofli which tied the
'(world s record in the 800-
mecior relay at the inter-
Allied games in France
Zoelln and his Canad-
itn team mates ran the
-~di:.tirce in 1 minute :33
1-,4c(ond, tying the new
record which had just
a een set by the American
team in the first heat of
the relay race in Persh-
ing stadium. The former
record had been 2 4-5 seconds slower.
The American team was composed of
Paddock, Haddock, Torkelson, and
The Canadian team was made up of
howard, Haliburton, and Johnson, in
addition to Zoellin. Both finishes
brought the 30,000 spectators to their
feet. The American team led the
teams of Australia, Italy, and Ru-
mania to the tape, while the Canadian
quartet nosed out the -representatives

Nwon a first place against Notre Dame
and took a second and a fourth in the
I Cnfeirenice indoor championships at
In the Big Ten meet Zoellin ran
second to Carl Johnson, the Michigan
itaar, in the 50-yard dash and placed
fourth in the 00-yard high hurdles,
which event Johnson also won.
Zoellin enlisted in the Canadian
tank corps immediately after the close
of the 1918 indoor season and after
being stationed for some time in Cana-
da was sent overseas. He was award-
ed his "M" despite the fact that he
did not participate in any of the out-
door meets.
In addition to breaking the world
record in the relay, American athletes
won two other first places in the
inter-Allied games Friday. Robert
Simpson won the 110-meter high hurd-
les, nosing out Wilson, of New Zea-
land, while Butler, Worthington and
Johnson, all of the United States,
took the first three places in the run-1

of France, Belgium, and Greece. ning broad jump, Kebdell of New Zea-
Zoellin won his "M" in 1918, scholas- land placing fourth in the latter event.
tic difficulties keeping him off Coach The winning distance was 7.557
Farrell's squad the year previous. meters.

"Unterseaboaten" U. C. 97, has an-
chored at the foot of Randolph street,
Detroit, and manned by an American
crew, will prove extremely docile this
July 4.
Where 12 months ago she was seed-
ing mines, or planting torpedoes in
shipping paths on the Atlantic, one
of Von Tirpitz' "pirates of the sea"
respecting neither hospital ships nor
neutral merchantment, she will now
be the humble host for scores of sight-
sers. For the U. C. 97, a trophy of war
of the Allied victory in the world con-
test, and now on an exhibition tour
of the Great Lakes, will remain at her
present anchorage until Thursday,
when, with her decks awash, she will
steam to Belle Isle in time for the
welcome home celebration of Mich-
igan's North Russian Expeditionary
Fitted with six mine tubes and
three torpedo tubes, capable of car-
rying 18 mines or 6 torpedoes, and
mounting a gun with a range of 10,000
yards, the U. C. 97 was one of the type
of submarines with, which Germany
thought she could starve England out
of the war.
Purple Passedi;
Ye i Pink ,Returns
Beginning today, you can write
home, to her, or to anybody else in
the United States for two cents-that
is, if you keep the weight of your let-
ter under one ounce.
Beginning today, young ladies with
some desire to be artistic in all their
actions, may return to using pale pink
stationery without fear of a color
clash between the delicate tint and
the deep purple of a three-cent stamp:
Beginning today, numerous drug
stores, tobacco shops, and other es-
tablishments where stamps are sold
to those who "couldn't get around be-
'fore- the postofitce closed" will have
to make some readjustments in their
vending machines.
And the cause of it all is the return
to the ante-bellum postage rates,
which become effective again today.
Once more the letter rate will be two
cents per ounce or fraction thereof
and postcards may be franked with a
one-cent stamp.
In May, 1917, the postage rates were
raised to meet the need for increased
revenue. The legislation necessary
to this change specified that the high,
er rates were to be in effect only for
the duration of the war.





At the closing of the registrar's of-
'fice on Monday afternoon the registra-
tion in summer schol had reached a
mar% very much greater than that of
last year. As there are many stu-
dents who have not yet registered, the
authorities are becoming stronger in
their belief that this year's Sumcer
session will be the largest in the his-
tory of the University.
One class -,that in library meth-
ods - has already passed the limit
set for it and is still growing. Other
classes also show promise of exceed-
ing their estimated sizes and it will
probably be necessary to make the lim-
its in some cases very elastic.
While exact registration figures for
the various schools and colleges are
not yet available, it is known that the
enrollment in the Law school has tri-
pled that ,of the first semester of the
past year.
Big Demand For
Tennis T iek et s
While definite plans for competitive.
athletics during the present Summer
school have not yet been made, it is
expected that singles and doubles!
championships in tennis will be de-
cided, in addition to the canoe, swim-
ming, and diving events that will be
held on the river during the summer.
Cards admitting the holders to
Ferry field may be obtained from Dr.
May at Waterman gymnasium. The
fee for the summer session is $1. The
cards are going rapidly and from early
indications the 33 tennis courts avail-
able on Ferry field will be taxed to
the limit this summer.
An inter-fraternity tennis tourna-
ment is being pushed, and if sufficient
interest is shown this will be added to
the summer schedule, in addition to
the open singles and doubles cham-
pionships, which are to be decided by
an elimination tournament.
Americans Buy the Krupp Factory
London, June 30.-The Krupp works
at Munich have been sold to Amer-
icans, according to dispatches from
Munich quoting newspapers there.

Prof. Edwin D. Dickinson, formerly
of the department of government and
political science at Dartmouth col-
lege, has been appointed to the- Law
school professorship left vacant by
the resignation of Prof. Willard T.
Barbour, who leaves to take the chair
of equity and English law at Yale.
Professor Dickinson received his
A.B. degree from Carleton college,
Minn., in 1909, and his Master of Arts
from Dartmouth a year later, where
he was immediately made an instruc-
tor and later an assistant professor.
He remained there until 1917, when
he went to Harvard to complete his
work for a doctorate. He received
his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1919. While
at Harvard he also studied law, and
came to the University of Michigan
last fall, to complete his law studies.
He was graduated a Juris Doctor
from the University of Michigan last
Writes Important Articles
During his studies at Michigan and
Harvard he has. published a number
of important articles in the Yale Law
Journal and in the Michigan Law Re-
view. His book on the "Equality of
Nations is now being published by the
h4arvard press. This work was con-
sidered so important that the house
commission sent for the manuscript
of it, because it bears on some of the
peace settlement questions and es-
pecially on the rights of the small
Teaches at Illinois
During the 1918 summer session of
the University of Illinois, Professor
Dickinson taught international law,
and this year he has received most
attractive offers from two of the large
educational institutions, one in the
East, and the other in the mid-West.
"There is no question in my mind,
but that Mr. Dickinson will come to
be considered one of the greatest au-
thorities of international law in this
country, within a very few years," de-
clared Dean Henry M. Bates, Friday.
Serbs and Italians Have Encounter,
Paris, June 30.-Serbian and Italian
troops have clashed near Dirzrai, ac-
cording to unofficial reports received
here today.

Nobility in Ruling by Stupidity ai
. Graft Created Present Unsettled
"Bolshevism is not communism
Marxian socialism, but it is despo
ism, tempered by assassination
stated Prof. W. A. Frayer in his le<
ture "The Russian Situation." give
Monday afternoon in the auditoriu:
of the Natural Science building b
fore a large crowd of Summer scho
"It is supported by few and do
not 'represent the majority of ti
Russian people," he continued. ]
these sentences, he answeredthe fir:
of the two questions, "What is Ru:
sian Bolshevism?" which he advance
The second question, "Is Russia
Bolshevism a world menace,?" I
answered by saying "Bolshevism
not a menace, but a terrible nisance
Outbursts from Time to Time
"Minority agitators will do the
best from time to time to shatter o
nerves," he explained, "but It wi
avail them nothing. All people sis
the utter folly of Bolshevism and wi
not stand for the actions of the fe
However, these agitators are unthin
ingly aided by many people, who fa
to distinguish between real socills:
and this scourge. The trouble may 1
eradicated by honest discussion, I
which all join and weigh the matte
before them."
Nobility Responsible
In the first part of his lecture Pi
fessor Frayer discussed conditions4
Russia during the past centuries ar
pointed out the causes which led 1
the Revolution. He showed that, I
the main, the trouble lay with ti
nobility, who failed to see that the
stupidity in politics and their graftir
would eventually lead to dissatisfa'
tion among the Russian people, w
are by nature a democratic race.
He then traced the main events o
the Russian history and told how eac
one had led to the revolution. "T
BoIsheviki are in the minority in Ru
sia and have been, but that is mere:
the working of their theory that
small party of the lower class shou
control the government," said Pr
fessor Frayer.
Transportation Stagnant
"It might be said that conditio
under Bolshevism are both better an
worse than has been understood. Ce
tain areas of Russia have been scarc
ly touched, but those areas whit
have been touched are far the worn
for the rule of the Bosheviki. I
some places the land has been natio
alized, but in many localities the fa
mers refused to consent to such act
Occasionally nationalization-of lan
has been successful, but usually it h
resulted in land grabbing and in co:
ditions becoming worse. Transport
tion is stagnant and industry is not
lucrative as it should be.
Only Ne'er-do-wells Have Ballot
The suffrage instead of being in
creased, has been restricted. No er
ployer may vote, which includes ma
of the higher class of peasants.

you are in favor of Bolshevism, yo
may vote, which means that only ti
ne'er-do-wells have the right of ba
Prof. E. H. Kraus, dean of the Sum
mer session, introduced Professc
Announces Cotton Crop Figures
Mexico City, June 30.-The 19
crop of cotton was 78,392,700 kilos (
2.20 pounds) says the department
agriculture and development.

July 1
5 p. m.-Sicily, Past and
Prof. H. R. Cross.,


8 p. m. -Some Facts the Laity should
know about Syphilis, Prof. U. J.
July 2
5 p. m.-Navigation on the Great Lakes
and on the High Seas '(Illustrated),
Prof. R. H. Curtiss.
8 p. m.-Concert. Faculty of the Uni1
versity School of Music (Hill audi-
July 3
3 p. m.-The Teacher's Philosophy of
Life and Happiness, Prof. W. H.
PEle, of the University of Missouri.
8 p. m.-Educational motion pictures.
July 4
5 p. m.-America in France, Prof.
Rene Talamon, lieutenant in the
French army.
July 7
5 p. m.-The Problems of Volcanism
(Illustrated), Prof. W. H. Hobbs.
8:30 p. m.-Visitors' night at the Ob-
servatory, admission by ticket only.
July 8
5 p. m.-The Jew in English Litera-
ture as represented by Christopher
Marlowe, Wiliam Shapespeare, and
Richard Cumberland, Rabbi Louis
Wolsey, Cleveland, 0.
8 p. m.-Some Interesting Phases in
the Development of Dentistry (Illus-
trated), Prof. N. S. Hoff.
8:30 p. m.-Visitors' night at the Ob-
servatory, admission by ticket only.
July 9
5 p. m.-The Jew in English Litera-
ture as represented by Walter Scott
and Charles Dickens, Rabbi Louis
Wolsey, Cleveland, 0.
8.p. m.-Concert. Faculty of the Uni-
versity School of Music (Hill audi-

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usiness staff of The Wolverine
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Without a record vote the house
late today instructed its conferees on
the army appropriation bill to insist
that the fund for aviation be, limited
to $15,000,000. This amount, original-
ly provided by the house, was increas-
ed to $55,000,000 in the senate, and.
the conferees had compromised at


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Summer Session. As Summer School students miss a large number of
their meals during the week and at week-ends, we recommend the use
of our coupon book system instead of paying regular board.
$5.50 IN COUPONS FOR $5.00

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