The Czechoslovak Review/Volume 2/Miscellaneous (3)

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The Czechs laid down the principle of the right of small nations, as well as large, to self-determination half a century ago and they have always adhered to it. Reasserting that fundamental which has been accepted in principle by all the belligerent countries in this war, they make their demand to participate and defend their right in the peace conference. It is inconceivable that they can be denied, regardless of what becomes of the Dual Monarchy as a consequence of the decision. Pittsburgh Gazette-Times, March 15.

Of the 13,233 Austrian subjects accepted in our first national draft approximately 30 percent are of Bohemian birth.

The Czech believes in his national destiny in Europe. He believes that this war is the certain means by which he shall escape that persecution and commence the independent working out of that destiny. With his battalions of police and his frantic courts-martial the Pan-German shows that he, too, believes it. Richard Wilmer Rowan in World’s Work.

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