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RIOTS IN PARIS.

LABOUR DEMONSTRATIONS

PARIS, May 1. Infantry and cavalry reinforced the gendarmerie "to prevent they May Day demonstrators from marching to the Place de La Concorde. Firemen turned fire hoses on the crowd, who twice broke the military cordons. Many heads were broken in baton charges. Another riotous crowd gathered in the Place de Longera' and shouted "Down with the Government." The outlook was uglier at nightfall. LONDON, May 2. The Paris riots continued at night. The demonstrators attempted to barricade the streets, but mounted troops charged the mob. A great number of people were wounded, including Deputy Oachuij editor of "L'Humamte,' and a municipal councillor.-

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RIOTS IN PARIS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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RIOTS IN PARIS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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