, GENERAL DESPAIR GROWING
April 19, -11 a.m.) (Ke BERLIN, April 14. Th« German Government is urging the EnSte to pemit the epeedy repat-
riation of Russian prisoners from Germany, because they are increasingly troublesome. There have been some attempt's to break prison. The Government fears they will swell the ranks tary expedition. The Spartacists at of, the Spartacists.
Noske threatens -Munich with a miliMunich decided to establish a Soviet dictatorship. They seized bourgeois hostages who will be punished' whenever the Government punishes Communists. A six hours' day will be adopted.
Grave-diggers at Stettin joined the strikers and many coffins are lying in open graves. Except at Berlin, strikes and sabotage are everywhere prevalent in Germany, originating in the lack of food. The general feeling is one of despair. Germany is likened to a great wasps' nest. It is not a question of Bolshevism but of anarchy. The strike at Ruhr, where 350 miners but of 375 are idle, refused to allow necessary work to prevent the mines being permanently damaged. They even, refused to extinguish an underground fire in the Shamrock mine. A
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GERMANY MUNICH'S REVOLT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919
GERMANY MUNICH'S REVOLT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919
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