Ohio University Libraries, E.W. Scripps Papers, MSS 117, Series 4, http://bit.ly/scripps_mss117
E. W. SCRIPPS
April 1st to Dec. 1st, West Chester, Butler Co., Ohio.
iDee. 1st to April 1st, Miramar, San Diego Co., California.
On. :Board Yaoh t '1tanah" ,
Oruis1ng Off Gape Sab 1$, :florida,
Frida,., December 6, 1918.
Now that we bave t'llaked" the Germans~ let's stop cussing them. long a:naugh
Do you know, Mr. Average American Reader, that jI'Ou are at least as JllllOh
German as, or perhaps a. little more than, the a.verage subject of the ex-
Emperor William the Second?
A.a a. matter of faot, rou are.
You might very oonsistently damn the Kaiser, but men 70U go ftuother and
damn the "Dutohtt t :you might very well be danming 1ourse1f'.
Thare is a. oountry called Gel"lll&'l:IY that lie, &long the Rhine, a. little part
of it to the west of the Bhine, but the grea.ter part of it east of tba Rhine,
extending from the North Sea. south to Austria.. llost of the people in this
oountry speak Gel'!ll.Sll. But if the,. belo:cg to the Geman ra.os, 'lhat is the
German race? 0tI.r soientific an'tllropolog1aal sh.arps. would not call them Gel."1lJ.8.l)..S
at all -- thEq' would caJ.l t:b.em 'feut01l8.
Recently, I baTe been reading ma:tl1 books, same written. a. long 'While ago,