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BAVARIAN DEVELOPMENTS.

(Received ■ April ■ 10, 2 p.m) COPENHAGEN, April 7. Advices from Munich state that the Bavarian- Soviet Republic proclaimed all Workers' Councils, declaring that the entire labouring population of Bavaria was solidly united, and assuming all public power through the Soviet. The Council declared that People's .Commissaries would replace the former Ministers and that everything belongs to the community. All independent socialisation is prohibited. COPENHAGEN, April 8.

Advices from Wurzemburg state that Communist troops seized the telephones, telegraphs and newspaper offices, and a general strike has begun. All factories and shops, excepting the food shops, are closed. Regensburg has declared for the Soviet Republic. (Received April 10, 2 p.m) LONDON,* April 7.

A plot was discovered at Berlin aiming at the overthrow of the Government and to proclaim a Soviet Republic throughout Germany. Magdeburg was chosen as the centre of the revolution. It is not yet known how far the Government succeeded in maintaining order.

The Congress of Bavarian Socialists at Nurnberg declared by forty-two to eight votes against Soviet rule. 'Apparently the Red regime *s confined to southern Bavaria.

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BAVARIAN DEVELOPMENTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9583, 10 April 1919

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BAVARIAN DEVELOPMENTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9583, 10 April 1919

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