ENGLAND BRINGS ON WAR London, April 14
In an interview appearing in tbe "New York Herald," Herr Ballin, Director of ' tbe Hamburg America Company, whom tbe Kaiser has autb orised to communicate his view of the war, said: " The Kaiser reiterated that bis twenty six years' rule proved that he bad not wanted war." Asked , whom the Emperor considered respon sible, Herr Ballin said: "England, We honestly believe that Sir Edward Grey could have stopped it if be bad declared that England would refuse to go to war over an internal question between Servia and Austria. Then Russia and France would have con promised witb Austria If Sir Edward Grey, on tbe other band, bad said England will go to war with Germany, then Austria might have been readier to compromise. By his decision, Sir Edward Grey could have avoided this terrible thing "
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GERMAN DUPLICITY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915
GERMAN DUPLICITY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915
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