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BERLIN QUIET.

BAVARIAN CHAOS

(Received April 12, 11.30 a.m.) LONDON, April 9. Nuremberg has become the pivotal centre' of the new Bavarian Government. Hoffmann has established the Premier's office there.

Ministers at Berlin are silent regarding their plans for counter-action. The Government will probably adopt their characteristic policy of inaction. It is expected that a Republic of. North Bavaria will be shortly proclaimed. A Congress of Workers and Soldiers' Councils at Berlin opened on Tuesday. The city is comparatively peaceful. A general strike has ■ apparently not materialised!

At the Bavarian Congress Leinart presided. The first collision between tbe parties occurred on a proposal to send fraternal greetings to Hungary and Russia. Cheers, counter-cheers, and uproar followed. No decision was arrived at.

The Spartacists are highly inflamed owing to the failure of the Government" to definitely promise Ledebour's release. Maliska, a Majority Socialist, appealed to the Independents to renounce the desperate policy, which is regarded as significant, as a positive proposal to come to an .understanding. Violent fighting occurred at Magdeburg. A large number of the. garrison joined the Spartacists, and supplied civilians with arms, and proceeded to attack police headquarters, with a view to rescuing the Spartacist leaders. Anarchy reigns, and it is reported that the casualties are heavy. Work is at a standstill. The revolutionaries have taken possession of the railways, post and telegraph offices. • Absolute chaos prevails at Munich, and civil war is expected to be announced at any hour.

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BERLIN QUIET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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BERLIN QUIET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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