THE WASHINGTON TIMES; MONDAY: MARCH 3; 1919.
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Berlin Workers, Not Content with Partial Recognition of Soviets, Threaten Riots
US PL All GREAT
PARADE IN CAPITAL
Boobs Abroad in 1919
A Soldjer With a Message Always Stops Off in Paris,
Whether Paris Is on the Way or Not.
If AS FEAR
' BERLIN, March 3. The German
government has partially recognized
In s. frantic effort to prevent the
general strikes from becoming nation-wide,
the cabinet issued a proc
lamation, admitting social and eco
nomic control of industries by the
workmen's councils, but promising
stringent punishment for further
Strong military forces are patrol
ling the city.
A counter revolutionary outbreak
Foreign office officials admitted
that the situation is most grave, but
they were confident that the govern
ment would survive.
The strike has spread to "Weimar.
The "workers dissatisfied with this
"half-way measure" and insisting on
full political recognition threatened
an uprising within a week with suf
ficienl power to overthrow the gov
A general stnfce in .Berlin ap
peared .imminent today. The bour
geoisie councils threatened a retalia-
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tion strike. Patrols here have been
Plots are reported to be continuing
in Leipzig and Salle. In Munich a
number oc casualties resulted wnen
troops ousted Snartacans from, sev
eral industrial plants.
The proposed meeting of the Prus
sian National Assembly in this city
has been postponed indefinitely. Jt
was to have met tomorrow.
Ostensibly the postponement was
brought about by transportation dif
ficulties. But in reality the threat
ened general strike in Berllu, which
was designed as a protest to the as
sembly, is believed to have been tic
The Spandau arsenal employes have
drawn up the following demands 2i
2. Uniform wages;
2. Confiscation of all dynastic for
tunes and incomes for the public;
3. Cancellation of the government s
public debts. Including the war loans
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above a certain limit, to be dis
tributed by the central council of the
4 Expropriation of all banks, mines
and commercial enterprises;
Selsnre of Fortunes.
B Confiscation of all fortunes above
a limit determined by the central
council of the workmen;
C Abolition of all-parliaments and
municipal councils with the councils
of workmen appropriating their func
tions; 7 Establishment of a revolution
ary tribunal to try the principal per
sons responsible for the war, includ
ing the former Kaiser, the ex-Crown
Prince, General Ludendorff, Field
Marshal von Hindenburg, Admiral von
Tlfpitz and also "the betrayers of the
revolution," President Bbert, Minister
Philip Scheldemann and Minister Qua
8 The election of councils to" co
operate with the soldiers' and work
men's councils in the management of
working conditions In all enterprises,
and also the control of production and
the running of various establishments;
9. Release of all political prisoners.
Berlin Striken to Win.
The Berlin strikers are expected to
join in the above demands.
The situation Ib critical and the cabinet
at Weimar is sending a committee to
this city to negotiate with the Work
men's congress for the establishment of
Soyietism and endeavbr to prevent a
The first workers to go out were the
employes of the Tageblatt, the Vosslsche
Zeitumr. and the Lokal Anzelger on
Saturday night -The significance of this
movement is seen in the fact that the
newspapers are respectively democratic,
conservative and industrial.
The Czecho-Siovak government at
Prague has arrested Paul Schwarz, the
German vice consul, charging htm with
attempting to send through- the consu
late by courier 20.000 circulars advocat
ing secession by German-Bohemia from
Council Is Formed.
An anti-Socialist organization has
been formed here called the "Citizens'
Council." It is appealing to the peo
ple to go on a counter strike againat
the idle workmen as was done at
The commanding general of the
garrison has appealed to the entire
citizenry to help avert pillage an!
Only two evening papers were pub
The night passed quietly, but It
was revealed by the Spartacist news
paper. Red Flag, that the general in
command of the garrison threatened
to disarm the troops if they remained
neutral or sympathized with thr
strikers. It was declared that the
men would not be paid nor fed if they
refused to obey the commands of
The German cabinet sent out a
warning against any widespread
strike, saying M would stand or fall
on the principle of democracy. Na
tionalization of all mines and public
ownership was' promised.'
COUNCILS VOTE DOWN '
REPUBLIC IN BAVARIA
BERLIN" (Via London), Hftr3.
The congress of workmen's councils
at Munich has voted down the Ba
varian soviet republic by 234 to 70. ,
Just before-the meeting -troops en
tered .the hall with drawn revolvers,
crying, "Handu up!"
Several communists were arrested
including Max Lewln. They were'
afterward released. " "
PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYES
- OF BERLIN TO WALK OUT
BERNE, March 3. rThe, .Berlfn
Tageblatt announces that all public
service employes in that city wilL
strike Wednesday in sympathy with
the strikers In central Germany.
LUXEMBURG REPUBLIC '
(By I. N. S. and the London Daily
GENEVA, March 3. A republic has
been officially proclaimed to Luxem
burg. Princess Charlotte, who succeeded
her sister, Marie Adelaide, on the
throne, has fled and is probably on
her way to Switzerland.
BASLE. March 3. A- Spartacan
government has been proclaimed in
Brunswick, it was reported in dis
patches received here today. A "red
army" was said to be forming there
for the purpose of overthrowing
Lewin, the Russian Bolshevist, who
was reported to have aided in the
Spartacan revolt in Munich, is said
to have been wounded in a clash with
government troops, and 'to have fled
from the city.
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Two men were arersted and several
quarts of whiskey confiscated when
two policewomen, assisted by four
policemen from the First precinct
raided an apartment in the Woodford,
at COO Third street northwest, early
The men arrested were John F
Clark, nineteen years old, and Luther
Rozinson, forty years old, both living
at the Woodford. They were charged
with selling whiskey and released on
$1,500 bond. Five women wno were
in Ve apartment when the police en
tered were released after being ques
tioned. The raid on the apartment came as
the result of information obtained by
the policewomen at a dance at the
Masonic Temple Saturday night. Told
by a dance partner that whiskey was
dispensed at tho apartment, the po
licewoman passed the word on to an
other operative and after enlisting the
aid of the police from tho First pre
cinct, plans were hastily arranged,
for the raid.
When the police forced their way
into the apartment one man made his
escape by climbing down a fire
escape. The polled succeeded in hold
ing the other ocupants of the room.
! The two men arrested will be ar
; raigned in Polie Court tomorrow.
"GRAND OLD MAN OF
ARMENIANS" IS DEAD
j NEW YORK. March .1 The Arme
I nian colony here was today mourning
the death of Dr. Haroutyoum Tirya-
kian, known all over the nation as
I the "grand old man of the Arme
He was born In Turkey seventy
three years ago. He served as presi
dent of the Armenian political cham
ber at Constantlnonle. hslnc Imnrls-
oned in 1801. He escaped just before
j the Armenian massacre in 1800 and
fled to Persia, where he was appoint
ed physician to the Shah. He held this
position nine years.
BAKER TO HEAR
Secretary Baker was unable to meet'
representatives of the Knights of
Columbus, who were f scheduled to
apnral their differences with the other
welfare bodies a 11- o'clock- today.
Although the committee of eleven
of the welfare units decided to ex
pend 10 per cent of ? 205,000,000 raised
In the recent campaign on return
ing, soldiers, the Knights of Columbus
favored a larger amount, maintain
ing that loans and gifts of money
are' the most effective help to the
soldier, With the consent of the
committee the Knights of Columbus
have ca fried this difference to the
Secretary of War In whom the final
Secrera.ry Baker changed the time
of meeting to 4 o'clock. He Indicated
that iiis disposition of the proper ex
penditures of the campaign funds
among .the returning soldiers would
depend largely upon what took place
at the conference with the Knights
of Columbusj and stated that he
would probably withhold his decision
for further consideration.
The Knights of Columbus commit
tee' is headed by the supreme advo
cate, Joseph C, Pelletler,. who is. dis
trict attorney of Boston. Othej
committee members are Daniel J. Cal
lahan, supreme treasurer, of this city;
James A. Flaherty,, supreme knight;
of Philadelphia; Hartln m Carmody.
deputy supreme knight, of Grand
Rapids, MlcH.; Dr. g. W. Buckley, su
preme physician, of St. Paul, Minn,
and William, J. McGinley, supreme
BALTIMORE, ilarch 3. Baltimore'
anti-prohibitionists, who are endeav
oring to stave off the drpugbt threat
ened July 1, and who have been bolt
ing comparatively small Stndtty
meetings far a few. weeks p4st; gTew
to the full capacity of 'Ford's Opera
House at last night's gatharlsg. j
fact, they overflowed if, the'peltee
ordering the doors closed ist ms tfee
meeting started whea about
would-be participants intbe .deatea
stration were still on the" paveaust.
Encouraged by this Judication of
the "growth in the number of adksr
ents to the national BRpvement to
protest against the war eraergemey
"dry" measure and the enforcement
of the ratified Federal Mdry SJKOBd
ment, announcement was made of a
huge demonstration which tho aatis
are planning for next May or Jae.
Judge James F. Kleckr head of U4
Maryland Branch of the. Astl-Fro-hlbition
League, said it Is expected
that fully 75,000 marchers will take
part in a pageant of protest hero or
In Washington within a couple- of
months, No details of the plaas tot
this demonstration have yet fee a
BAPTISTS SEEK $6,000,000
FOR RECONSTRUCTION WORK
How to reconstruct a shattered',
disorganized Protestantism la-Frasce
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which is conducting- a $6,000,000 vic
tory, campaign to insure splrJtHat de
mocracy at home and fpr rehabilita
tion work abroad.
If this drive fs successful &s4
present Indications point to It gofag
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pastors and their families.
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