HERR EBERT'S PROCLAMATION.
BERLIN, 'May 9. Herr Ebert, President of Germany,. ■ has issued, a proclamation violently denouncing the peace terms as utterly impracticable. They are intended, he says, to destroy Germany, reducing her to, slavery, sowing the'seeds of future enmities ana spelling to doom or any League professing to secure world peace.. Herr. Ebert urges tlie.. public to support' the Government, which by counter-proposals is determined to secure "the > victory of right. Germany's reply "to tlie peace terms will be a:demand for a peace of right as the only basis for a lasting peace of the nations.
PARIS, May 8. Travellers from Germany declare that Dr Scheidemann cannot sign the terms. He would prefer the Allies to occupy Germany. Most of the delegates are reconciled to several weeks' negotiation.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9607, 12 May 1919
HERR EBERT'S PROCLAMATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9607, 12 May 1919
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