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I Berlin, reports indicate that the hole of Germany stands in an attikde of protest. Feeling has reached kch an intense pitch that there is a tospect of desperate steps. The auLorrties are alive to the danger and fve strengthened the Berlin garrison t fifty thousand men, and are making a effort'to quell the hot-beads, who ie urging people to..arm themselves Id resist foreign rule.,,-.-. . „, . [The publication of Lichnowsky s deUciation of -the Treaty on the eve ot |c Weimar meeting, whereat the terms ill be examined, .strengthened the Lnds of the extremists.^ , : Lichnowsky nays: ..We cannot under iv circumstances accept the proposals, id allow ourselves to be stampeded by ireats. The terms mean our ■permanft political and economic destrucjn We do not see %a .prospect .ot, -'aching an acceptable basis. _ •^ lIn regard to breaking up the A-er-ules Conference ,«uul the right, tacis, Lichnowsky saysi ■'Ouropponents kd peace as much as we do. -Ceinlyf public opinion in enemy oounes will swing round if the negotiaSsfil. There would then be an Sy resumption of the. Conference^on Lore advantageous basis The Treaty ! i mockery of President, Wilson s ncipks A rupture of the negotia.Kannot -make our food conditions Ml worse. . ■ -'■' ; |, v Serr Stampfer, editor of VorKb » who returned from Versailles, s - 3We sought peace and found war. is" a frightful fact that, though wealess we are still at,war:. "A .real cc is only attainable,** negotiations: opponents will not negotiate, and it unacv to believe that putting six man names on a piece of paper will U Peace. It is merely a new stage (the world's struggle, deletion or salvation, .\fhen we ; d!e----ie we will not sign, we must-stick it The enemy will only become mcd by brutality. When forced to >lop it, we must force him to occupy Germany and make here'a colony ot League. We will then test the en- ■ -s units.

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STORM OF PROTEST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9608, 13 May 1919

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STORM OF PROTEST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9608, 13 May 1919