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GERMAN AFFAIRS.

BERLIN .WELL GUARDED

BERLIN, April 10. j The, city is quiet, heavy rain dis-' couraging the activities of the mobs. The city resembles a camp. Cordons | ol troops with machine-guns and flame-: throwers surround the official district. The Government is determined to utaKe a nual nght against the Sparta-. cists. me Government troops at Magde- ' burg permitted a mass meeting to be 1 held on Wednesday in the principal j square,' at which the workers decided | to continue the strike. The crowd I shouted, "Give us arms," which excited a great demonstration. A section of the'crowd, including some women, attacked an officer, who fired shots in the air, but without result. The troops were compelled to fire on the crowd, killing and wounding many. Order has been re-established. COPENHAGEN, April 10. The bank clerks in Berlin are out on strike. It is \ expected that the strike will extend throughout the country. The Government is endeavouring to settle it, but the strikers demand a share in the direction of the banks.

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GERMAN AFFAIRS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9587, 15 April 1919

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GERMAN AFFAIRS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9587, 15 April 1919

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