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THIE PCE(ENS SENTINE
Established 1871- Volume 48 4. u1n028
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EDAN ENTERED BY
'AR ENTIRE REGION BETWEEN
EUSE AND BAR RIVERS
Sin TCAPTURE OF SUPPLIES
0 ore Than 250 Cannon, 75 Trenoh
ly 'Mortars, 2,000 Machine Guns and
6,000 Rifles Taken.
Washington.--tAmerican troops en
on red the historic. French city of Se
o , General Pershing reported In his
comn unique. All that portion of the
city west of the River Mouse was
The famous Rainbow division and
'the Firt (regular) division seized the
heights south and southeast of Sedan
ahd the suburbs of that city west of
the Meuse, the statement said. it
added that the crtire region between
the Mouse and the Bar rivers has
now #been liberated by the first army
in close co-operation iwtih the 1rench
The guns of all calibers captured by
the American first army since Novem
ber 1, now exceed 250, while a par
tial count of captured munitions and
materialta ahows more than 2,000 ma
chine guns, over 5,000 rifles, 75 trench
mortars) md many anti-tank guns.
FALSE REPORT AROUSES MUCH
EXCITEMENT IN MANY CITIES
New York. - False reports that
Germany had accepted the terms of
the armistice and that fighting had
ended, threw the country into a de
lirium and turned out to be the great
as J,.x of recent years.
assurances that the report
was false failed to check the almost
riotous demonstrations which awept
over many American' cities and mil
lions of Americatm did not know how
they, were fooled until they read the
After cabling to France and re
ceiving an official reply, Secretary
Lansing from the state department in
Washington issued this statemerit:
"The report that the armistice with
Germany has .been signed is not ture.
When It reached the department of
state an inquiry was at once dispatch
ed to Paris. At 2:04 o'clock a tele
uam, in reply to that of the depart
ment Nwas received from Paris. It
stated that the armistice had not been
ALL WAR EXPENDITURES
EXPECTED TO BE CURTAILED
Washington.- -Senator Martin, of
Virginia, Democratic leader in the
senate, said that congress will call on
the executive departments of the
government to curtail war expenses
immediately upon the signing of an
armistice by Germany. He also said
that the war department twill be ask
ed to stop calling men into the mili
tary service as soon as the war ends.
Senator Martin declared that ap
propriations for war puposes in the
last 'two years have aggregated $57,
000,000,000 and that he is deeply con
cerned over the effect the expendi
tures arc having upon the count-ry.
NATIONAL PROHiBITION MAY
COME AS ELECTION RESULT
Washington .-A statement issued at
the headquarters of the Anti-Saloon
League of America, said the results in
Tuesday's election insured ratification
'by 'the states of the .nationaol pr-ohibi
tion amendmnent to the federal consti
"Ohio, Florida, Nevada, Wyoming
and Minnesota," said the statement,
"have voted dry and elected ratlinea
tion legisla'tures. These states, added
to the fourteen that have ratified the
amendment and the nimieteen states
now dry that are sure to ratify the
amendment, make 38, or two more
than the required 36 states.
"These additional wet states have
elected legislatures that will ratify:
Ver-mont, Missouri, Illinois, California
INOREASED PAY DEMANDED
BY RAI-LROAD TELEGRAPHERS
Asheville.-Unless the rairoad ad
ministration at Washington 'meets
their demands for increased pay by
.8 a. m. (eastern time), November' 14,
approrimately 60.000 members of the
Order of Railroad .Telegraphers -will
*"sever their relations with the tail
roads of the' coun&try." according to
~official annuncenrent made by ft. 0.
.Aierender, general chairman of the
:southeasternl sectie' of 'the 0. R. T.,
'with headqudeters at this city.
IN AERIAL ACTIVITY
THREE TONS OF BOMBS WERE
DROPPED BY 120 BOMBING
AND PURSUIT PL.ANES.
FOURTEEN FOKKERS TAKEN
Lieutenant Rorison of Wilmington,
North Carolina, Disposes of
With the Amercan Army Northwest
of Verdun.-More than three tons of
bombs were dropped on Mouzon and
Raucourt as enemy troops passed
through the villages, bound north.
More than. 120 bombing and pursuit
planes participated in the attack. Fok-! I
kers attacked the Americans in
groups of 15 to 20.
Fourteen 1lokkers were brought
down and three American fliers are
missing. The bombs caused fires in
warehouses and barracks and con
sternation among the retreating Ger.
Aerial photographs show 36 shell
and bomb holes in the railway yards I
at Condans. The main line through
Condans was put out of commission, C
at least temporarily.
In a series of aerial combats with
Fokkers, Lieut. Harmon Rorison, of
Wilmington, N. C., brought down three
enemy planes. Lieutenant Rorison's
machine was struck 'by 47 bullets, but ;
the American managed to land within
his own lines.
GERMANY'S OIL AND GASOLINE
ARE CUT OUT BY ARMISTICE n
Washington.-One effect of the elm
ination of Austria from the war, the r
fuel administration annomeed, will r
be the cutting off of Germany's sup
plies of fuel oil and gasoline.
German: , :- been obtaining fuel
oil and gasoline from Galatia and
Rumania and was planning to import r
extensively from the Caucasus, the an- 1i
nouncement said, but under the terms 3
of the Austrian armistice, all traffic
between Germany and her former ally 6
must stop. I
Within the German borders there
are no supplies of fuel oil, and infor
mation possessed by the fuel admin
istration is that Germany has been
using benzol-a derivative of coal tar a
-for lubricating oil. This latter r
source, it was said, will not supply it
AMERICANS AND ALLIES ARE
PLANNING TO FEED ENEMIES;V
Washington.-Anerica and the allies
are planning to co-operate in making a
available as far as possible food and
other supplies recessary for the lives
of the demoralized civilian populations 0
in once enemy countries.
This became known through the
publication of a message from Col.
E0. M. House at Paris to President
Wilson saying the, supreme war coun
cil at Versaildes had adopted a reso-;
lutioni announcing its dlesire to co.,
operate with Austria, Bulgaria~ ond
Turkey in 'furnishing the necessitiet
of life for the suffering peoples of
FALSE RUMORS REGARDING t
CONTRACT CANCELLATIONS a
Washington.--The committee ona
cotton distribution has been looking
into false ruimors which have been -
circulated to the, effect that extensive
cancellation of contracts for cotton~
goods for use of the armies is being
made. The matter has been discussed
with the [)urchlase, traffic and storage
dlivision of the war :lepartment, and
with the cotton goods' section of the:
war industries board. O
They state that the reports of ca
collation are unfounded and that only.
such canciellations have been. made as c
have taken place normally from time
to time during the progress of the
war by mutual consent by reason of g
necessary changes in fabrics, needed
replacemuent~t variations in quality at t
other desired changes.. -
'GERMANS ARE RETREATING
ALONG FRONT OF 75 MlLES p
ILondon.-TPhe Germans are retreat.
Itng on- a 75-mile front fr'om the Rivet
Scheldt td the River Aiemne. 3
rn the face of the Glermanl retrea' 7
the situation changes so rapidly homt
.by hour that it.is' imnposs'ble to) give ~
a definite idea of the allied advance. *
Itoughly, the allies have crossew
the FranoIelgian frontier betweet
Valenciennes and flavay, which ii
eight miles west of the fortress o' I
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11
iroclamation at 10 o'clock Mond
rmistice with Germany had be<
The proclamation follows:
/Ly Fellow Countrynen:
"The Armistice was signet
vhich America fought has beer
ie our fortunate duty to assist
ouncil and bv material aid in ti
y throughout the worl(.
Washington, Nov. 11-The tei
)any were read to congress by I
londay af f:rnoon.
The terms provide for the abandon
ient by Germany of the treaties of
ucharest and Brest-Litovsk.
rhe naval terms provide for the sur
ender of one hundred sixty subma
ines, fifty destroyers, six battle cruis
rs, ten battiships, eightlight cruisers
nd other miscellaneous ships.
The military terms include the sur
ender of 5,000 guns, half field and half
ght artillery; 30,000 machine guns,
000 flame throwers and 2,000 airplanes.
The surrender of 6,000 locomotives,
0.000 wagons, 10,000 motor lorries, the
ailways of Alsace-Lorraine for use by
be allies and stores of coal and iron
iso are included.
The immediate repratiation of all
Ilied and America prisoners without
'ciprocal action by the allies also is
In connection with the abandoning of
ic left bank of the Rhine it is pro
ided that the allies shall hold the cross
igs of the river at Coblenz, Cologne
nd Mayence, together with bridgeheads
nd a thirty kilometer radius.
The right bank of the Rhineland, that
ecupid by the allies, is to become a
eutral zone and the bank held by the
ermans is to be evacuated in nineteen
sys. The armistice is for thirty days,
ut the president spoke of the wvar as
coming to an end."
German troops are to retire at once
comn any territory held by Russia, Ru
ania atnd Turkey before the war.
All allied vessels in German hands
re to be surrendered and Germany is
to notify neutrala that they' are free
> trade at once on the seas with the
Among the financial terms included
r~e restitution for damage done by the
erman armics; restitution for the cash
WVashington, Nov 11-By o
larshal 0Gener'al Crowder today
utstanding draft calls, stopping
ve days of 252,000 men and set
ver' 300),000 men.
Secretary Baker later annfou
ion wvho have beeni called and ,
raining avill immediatoly be tur
'EOPLE OF VIENNA ALMOST
DELIRIOUS IN THEIR ,JOY
Geneva.-Vienna was delirious with
sy when it was learned that an ar
'dstico had been declaped. The
treets were soon crowaed wtth men
nd women arnd children, crying and
mnbracing each other.
The general opinion is triat food
nil follow peace.
The report that Emperor Charles
tas ab~dicated aroused 'little interest.
r'he Austrian press is attempting to
iam the nonulatiosa
AT 6 O'CLOCK.
Signing of Armistice.
President Wilson issued a formal
av morning announcing that the
I this morning. Everything for
i accomplished. It will nov
by example, by sober friendly
ko establishment of just democra
:ms of the armistice with Ger
?residont Wilson at one o'clock
taken from the National Bank of Bel
gium and return of gold taken from
Russia and Rumania.
The allied forces are to have access
to the evacuated territory either
through Dantzig or by the river Vis
tula. The unconditional capitulation of
all German forces in East Africa with
in one month is provided.
German troops which have not left
the invaded territories which specifically
includes Alsace-Lorraine within 14 days
become prisoners of war.
The repratiation of the thousands of
civilians deported from France and Bel
gium, within 14 days also is required.
Freedom of the seas to the Baltic,
with power to occupy German forts in
the Kattegatt is another provision.
The Germans also mustreveal mines,
poisoned wells and like agencies of 1
destruction and the allied blockade is I
to remain unchanged during the period
All ports on the Black seat occupied
by the Germans are to be surrendered
and the Russian war vessels recently
taket are to be surrendered to the al
Beside the surrender of one hundred t
and sixty eubmarines, it is required i
that all others shall have their crews I
paid off, put out of commission and t
placed under the supervision of the al
lied and American naval forces.
Trhese are the "high spots" of the
terms as the president readl them to
congress. Germany's acceptance of
'them, he said, signalized the end of the
war, because it made her p)owerless to1
The president made it plain that the
nations which have overthrownt the
military masters of Germany wvill now
attempt to guide the German people I
safely to the faimily of nations of dem
orl oiill of Novemfber
rderI of' President W'ilson Provost
directed tIthe canlcellation of all
the mIovemflent diuig the next
ting aside all Novem ber~ callIs for
need~ that~ so far as practic'a, all
vho have not yet completed their'
ned back to civilian life.
Let the Campaign Go ThroughK
Tlhe war being over must not stop or
interfere in any way with the Y. M. C.
A. campaign this week. rLet every
hodly do their best to go over the top.
Our boys, three million of them, are
over there and will stay for not less
than ai year longer, and possibly two or
three, and they must he cared for.
TIhey are there because~ ahey were
ule t' go and we n: ho!)re must stand'I
beh~lin-1 them. Men, women andl chil
dre(. < your*(i dty' this w~eek.
G. E. Robinson,
NAR WITH AUSTRIA
COMES TO ITS END
kREAT ARMIES OF LAST AND
MOST POWERFUL ALLY OF
LMERICAN EVISION IS THERE
100,000 Prisneros and 5,000 Guns
Were Captured Before Armistice
Went into Effect.
ast and most powerful ally of Ger
nany, passed out of the world war un
er terms of abject surrender.
Not only have the armed forces
f the once powerful Austro-lunga
'ian empire laid dwon their arms to
swait the end of the war and peace
erns gictated by the allies and Unit
bd States, but Austro-Hungarian terri
ory is open for operations agadnst
3ermany. Even the munitions of the
ormer ally are to be used against the
kaiser's armies if refusal to accept
,ondtions now being prepared ifor them
nake prolonged fighting necessary.
Three hundred thousand Austrian
roldiers and not less than 6,000 guns
hiad been captured by the victorious
Italian armies before the armistice
went into effect, said an official dis
patch from Home. This included all
aptures since the offensive hegan
The soldiers of the once powerful
Au-strian army, the dispatch said, con
'inued to flee in disorder. Since the
)ffensive started, 63 Austro-Hungarian
livisions were put out of combat by
51 Italian divisions, three 'ritish and
tnwo French divisions. A h Czecho
Slovak unita, and a" American reg'
AMERICANS TAKE AND HOLD
LAST GERMAN STRONGHOLD'
With the American Army on the
Sedan Front.-In the face of stubborn
opposition, the Americans took and
held firmly the wooded heights south
of Beaumont, the last German strong-,I
hold west of the Meuse. The advance
married the line forward for an aver
xge gain of five kilometers.
The forces on the heights are now
)nly about 71%z miles from Carigna
m the Mezeires-Metz railroad and
tbout nine miles from Sedan, bringing
oth places within range of the allied
kVIATORS CONTINUE THEIR
RAIDS IN ENEMY TERRITORY
Washington.-The German govern
nent notified the United States that
inca October 1 its air forces have
oeeu under orders to make bomb at
acks solely against important hostile
nilitary objects within the immedi
ste operat'ions of war, on the assump
ton 'that allied and American air<
orces were to receive similar in
The note, delivered through the
wise legation, protesta that air raids
ave been carr-ied out recently against
even German towns -with loss of life
Lnong civilian popmlaition and that
mless such raids cease, Germany can
ot refrain 'from aerial attacks on
~11ed territory outside of -the zone of 1
.EADERS DECIDE AGAINST
THE KAISER'S ABDICATION
Amsterdam.--Party leaders of the
lermrn reich-stag in their recent dis
masins dleeldied there was no nores
ity for the abdlication of i'0mperor WI!
tami, The Lokal Anzeiger, of lBerlin,
Germania. the organ of the centrist
trty, already ha-s announced that the
en trist party dlemands 13is retention
~f the throne. Thae national lib~erals
ire reported to have taken the stand ii
hat the emperor and the Hoh'enzol-.
ern dynsty must remain as a symbol]
>f German unity. A majority of thee I
4! ogressmive party also is said to sup
>ort the empe-r or, and the Christian]
ocial workers are championing his.
'RANCO-AMERICAN SUCCESGES l
OPENS WAY TO OTHER FIELDS .2
With the French Army in France.- T
Te splendid success of the Franca. I
muerican operations in the Argonne J
41ens) the way to another- field of batt
les which will cover the last line of I
etreat the Germans hol or French i
The Americans appjI nt ly have
tenay within their gr-ap and when
hat place fall.: :h p-.ition of the
aerman armies wm h greatly en
Got assafwdita 'round my neck,
And some sulphur in my shoe;
Got a buckeye in my pocket,
So ain't skeered of the flu.
Just as soon as we had got rid of all
he snakes in this prohi territory, and
bought we would never need the well
mnown remedy any more, along comes
his herp influenza.
If this influenza is the same thing as
id-time grip, it is a different model
rom the grip that took us to ride once.
We should all be careful about our
,lothing and conscicnces in these days
)f influenza and nights of the grip.
The same fellow who used to ask "is
t hot enough for you" is now calling
t the 'hen-flew-in-the-window" and
xpects you to laugh.
People who never heard of. the flu
>efore can tell you a remedy that will
ure it-except doctors.
The heavy draft in the United States
gave the Kaiser the flu.
The disease Chairman Kitchen had
was probably the stove flue.
It was not a germ, but the Italian
army that was responsible for the head.
line which said the "Austrian Army
We might properly refer to the Kaiser
ind the clown quince as "sons of un
The flu and the war epidemic seem to
be about to end at the same time.
In 1898 the Spanish flew, too.
Sampson slew 10,000 Philistines with
the jawbone of an ass some time ago,
and Roosevelt is making 98,000,000
Americans tired with the same weapon.
The price of The Sentinel is 5c. a
copy; $1.60 a year.
Gov. Manning Gets
Handsome New Suit
Governor Manning has been denying
iimself all luxuries and many comforts
Juring the war, as he has invested so
leavily in Liberty Bonds. However,
le is to have i new suit of Clothes.
Yesterday among the packages de
ivered at his office were e'~lt yards of
iome woven woolen jeans uioth from
vhich he will have a suit of the warm
as~t quality tailored at once. The cloth
vas sent, bv Lient.-Col. 0. It. Doyle of
0alhoun, a member of the governor's
Ths cloth is made from native grown
vool, hand spunl and hand woven in the
oun try in the northwestern portion of
he state. In his letter Col. Doyle em
hasized that he had been attempting
0 procure the cloth two years.
Hlistory was repeating itself, Gov
rnor Manning observed when the pack
ge was unwraplped. A grandfather of
hej governor's, also namned Richard L.
Idanning, was gosernor of the state in
825, and stories arc yet related of his
trong preference for tailored jeans.
Gov. Mauning also received a sub
tanitial leather haversack from Cf~l. 0.
( Laltouque ini France.
Col. Doyle is one of the leading mii
ary men of the state and is an old vet
Lieut. Edg ar Morris..
We produce herewith a clipping from
he Gas Record of Chicago with refer
nee to onr owni Pickens boy, Edgar
norris, who we are please to note has
icen commissioned lieutenant. The Gas
tecord speaks very highly of Lieuten
mat Morris and1( his work:
e'rom Gas Record, Chicago, Ill.
Edlgar Morris, District Sales Man
ger, for the Pittsburg Water Heater
jompany, Washington, D. C., has
een commissioned Lieutenant in the
fotor Transport Corps United State's
Lrmy, andl is nlow stationed at Camp
leigs, V, ashington, D). C. Mr. Mor
is is a director- of the Southern Gas
ssociation rmnd a membo.' of the
nmerican Ga~s Association. Mr. W.
.Blakt-, connected wvitn the bve
ranch for same time has ocen a.
>ointed Acti,. District sales Mana
:er, (luring his absence.
-All the mowney you lendl IIncle Sam
'when you buy WV. S. S. is spent on
hings for our soldier..