The British military representative has informed the ' Government. that if disturbances occur in German-Austria, the imports of foodstuffs and raw materials will be stopped immediately. The trial of those responsible for the Armenian massacres, resulted in Kemal Pasha being sentenced to bo publicly hanged in btamboul, while the ex-eom-. mander of the Gendarmerie, Yozghad Pasha, was sentenced to fifteen years imprisonment. Owing to the revolutionary conditions growing worse in Turkey, new Armenian .massacres are feared.
■A Budapest report states that there is a revolution in Serbia, the troops fraternising with the Hungarian Red Guards. •
Advices from Germany in connection with, the municipal, elections at Posen, where the Poles hitherto were in a minority,, show that they now, under universal suffrage, possess a sweeping majority, and many towns under Germen, burgomasters have passed into Polish hands. Similar results aife expected in Western Prussia and Silesia. Typhus is exacting a terrible toll throughout Poland Ten thousand deaths occur weekly.
Riots, between the Socialists and antiSocialists continue. Several persons have been killed. Fourteen American and six French soldiers were killed in a train collision at Le Mans, France.
It is reported from Washington that relations with Japan are not disturbed in spite of the Tien-Tsin and Siberian incidents:
I Martial law has been proclaimed in Lahore. An aeroplane bombed and dispersed a mob which attacked a train.
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MISCELLANEOUS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919
MISCELLANEOUS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919
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