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CZECHO-SLOVAKIA.

GERMAN ACTIVITIES.

I PARIS, April 14. i The Czecho-Slovak Mission, which 'has arrived in. Paris,, has made a_soinowhat alarming, report to the French Minister of War. They declare that the Germans are showing great activity, especially in the Eastern districts.. They are manufacturing guns, ma- . chine-guns, and aeroplanes, while from i the Baltic to the. Czech frontier recruiting is actively proceeding for the so-caJied official army. Recruiting, agents are found at. every railway staI tion, appealing to the patriotism ot" the ! young men to join, the army. The pay offered is six marks per day. A.s this is more than: can be earned in civilian employment,, they are enrolling 500 daily. Hindenburg's name is used as a fetish, while yon. Lettow. and! yon Gallwitz are actively associated with the movemen*,. wliicli is warmly supported' by; the junker* and bourgeoisie. Many waggons are being constructed,, ostensibly for -work, but in reality for- military use.

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CZECHO-SLOVAKIA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9588, 16 April 1919

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CZECHO-SLOVAKIA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9588, 16 April 1919

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