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GERMAN AFFAIRS.

SIEGE OF MUNICH. COPENHAGEN, May 2. The Government troops are tightening the cordon around Munich, refraining from artillery tire and endeavouring to crush the Spartacrsts at close quarters. The . Spartacists sent out. wireless messages appealing for rehet as food stocks were exhausted. Uanas ■of robbers are plundering banks and houses General Hoffman declined tae Spaxtacists' offer to cease hostilities provided he did not enter Munich. He demanded unconditional surrender, as resistance was useless. COPENHAGEN, May 4. One hundred and fifty persons were killed, five hundred wounded; and five thousand arrested during and after the capture of -Munich. Levien escaped in »v aeroplane, but was arrested after landing, and taken to Bamberg.

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GERMAN AFFAIRS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919

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GERMAN AFFAIRS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919

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