GERMAN PRESS CAMPAIGN.
THE HAGUE, April 27. "The Times" correspondent states that with a view to creating the appropriate temperature, the inspired German Press is publishing a stream of arguments for and against a referendum on the Peace Treaty. General aggressiveness a;nd incurable mendacity mark tlie spirit in which the peace discission is approached. "Vorwaerts" ; brazenly admits that Germany's alter- : native League of Nations is merely propaganda. The delegates sent to Versailles may be expected to manoeuvre' keenly with a view to sowing dissensions and inducing neutrals to sympathise with Germany. "The Times" correspondent adds that while Herr R-antzau initiates a series of calculated moves at Versailles, Herr Noske is significantly visiting Danzig-: and the east front, sizing up the-situa-tion resulting from tlie arrival of General Heller's troops. Undoubtedly complications and intrigues are in progress at Danzig,- Koenigsberg, Libau, Kovno, Velma, and even in Riga, which is still nominally in Bolshevik; hands-.. The; Allies will presently need the ablest military representatives in these centres. Herr Noske does not conceal-his desire to rebuild Germany's military strength while nominally opposing militarism^
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9598, 30 April 1919
PPEACE TREATY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9598, 30 April 1919
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