Ebert refused the presidency
Bloody collision ensued. It was then that NCOs, sailors and soldiers from the front, hostile to the "extreme left" (=communist, marxist parties...), and can be inspired by the circles of the high command, have parades in the center of Berlin.
The information that their numbers are rather mediocre. Still, they ordered the imprisonment of the Executive Committee of workers and soldiers in the capital, committee revolutionary tendencies and they offered the presidency of the German Republic to Ebert.
We announced that former Chancelor become "representative of the people" had asked for time to think. It was initially believed that he had consulted with the protesters, but no certainty not formed in this regard. Zurich Gazette says he would have declined to ....
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