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WHOLE COUNTRY
GOES WILD WITH JOY OVER NEWS , OF PEA CE 1
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The Evening World FIRST
1 Published (he News oi
The War's End To-Day
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CopjrlKht, Jl IM, by The l'r I'ulll.lilnj
Co. (Tim Nrw Yojk World).
NE4W YORK, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1918.
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ON SPREADS OVER GERMANY!
MUTINEERS SEIZE WHOLE NAVY
RED FLAG FLIES ON BALTIC;
BIG GUNS USED IN HAMBURG
Kiel Naval Base in Hands of Sol
diers, Sailors and Workers' Coun
cil Revolt Spreads OvcrJSchles-
wig-Holstein.
.
?20,000 Deserters From Army Parade
Streets of Berlin Government
Rushes Thousands of Troops to
Put Down Uprising.
STOCKHOLM, Nov. 7. Continuous demonstrations
j are taking place in Berlin, according to the Social Demo
Icraten. Twenty thousand deserters from the army are
marching through the streets of the capital.
LONDON, Nov. 7 (Associated Press). The entire German
. Navy and a great part of Schleswig are in the hands of revolution-
ists, according to reports received in Copenhagen from Kiel and
transmitted by the Exchange Telegraph Company.
Kiel is governed, by a Mariners, Soldiers and Workers' Coun
t eil. All the workshops have been occupied by Red troops. The
' street car lines and railways arc under the control of the Work
' men's Council. There have been no disturbances.
A number of German garrisons on thc'South Baltic coast have
deserted and are going to Kiel, says a Copenhagen despatch to the
Exchange Telegraph Company.
The red flag has been hoisted at Warnemunde, a seaport of
Northern Germany, and the port of Rostock on the Baltic Sea
coast.
The German authorities have decided to suppress the revolu
tion, according to a despatch from Copenhagen, to the Exchange
Telegraph Company. Several thousand soldiers from Fehmarn
Island have been ordered to Kiel. The Workmen and Soldiers'
Council, these advices state, has decided to make a stubborn resist
ance. A revolt has broken out in Hamburg, according to a despatch
from the correspondent of' the Politiken at Vamdrup, forwarded
i through Copenhagen. Violent artillery firing was in progress in
the streets of the city when the correspondent's informant was
deported, the latter declared.
Altoona, across the river from Hamburg, and Flensburg, lo the
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northeast, arc reported within tne power or revolutionary soiuier.s me
airdrome at Apenradei in North Schleswig has been occupied and the
airmen there placed under arrest.
Traveller arriving at Gedser, the correspondent adds, report serious
riots at several other places in Germany. The demonstrates demanded
peace. Artillery lighting was heard Wednesday in the direction of Kiel.
The Wolfl Bureau of Berlin announces that all work has stopped at
Hamburg owing to a strike and that undisciplined acts and outrages have
taken place. The News Agency reports similar occurrences from Luc-beck
The revolt at Kiel started when the crew of the battleship
Kaiser mutinied and hoisted the red flag. Officers attempting to
defend the German flag were overpowered and two of them, including
GERMANS WENT TO FOCH
WITH WHITE FLAG RAISED
NEW YORK CiTY GOES WILD;
THOUSANDS CHEER, MARCH, i
SING AND DANCE IN STREETS
I
Truce Was Signed at Eleven o'Clock
and Hostilities Were Ordered
Ended Three Hours Later Mean"
while Americans Took Sedan.
Envoys Crossed the Line, Following
Directions Sent by Foch,and Were
Conducted to Meeting Point by
French Soldiers.
(Continued on Second rase.)
Sirens, Whistles and Bells Lead in
Greatest Demonstration City Has
Ever Seen When Evening World
First Announces News of Peace.
New York celebrated to-duy as it had never celebrated
fore.
And the celebration to-night will be greater. Mayor llylan has
ordered a parade to-night. The line will form on Lafayette Street, below
Fourth, proceed through Fourth to Fifth Avenue, pass under the Wash
ington arch and up to 42d Street, then turning into Broadway, march to
Columbus Circle and disband. The city will be lighted everywhere and
the police are preparing to handle n crowd far greater than on any election
night.
When the news that Germany had surrendered reached Park
Row and dozens of other busy places the wildest scene of demon
stration took place. Impromptu parades ware organized and
thousands marched, cheering wildly and waving flags.
Extras came out with a rush from The Evening World with
the annouiK merit in its biggest type at the top of its first page:
".GERMANY QUITS!" ?
'WIL5UN, Mb LIUbnA I UK,
HAILED BY MAYOR HYLAN
AS THE HERO OF PEACE DAY
Uty's hxecutivc Says This Day and
Name of President Will Live
Forever in History.
.Mayor llylan this afternoon stive
out tlif follow-In,' fxprivHlon of Ills
sentiment on the ilay'n tiuppi-nlnRs:
"Thank Clod I have llvivl to sue this
iluy when tho rlshts of th pcopli-H of
tin' world nro rtcoKiil'd. and thn
world li ihilti-ri made safe for derno.
craoy and liutnanltj. This day will
II vi- foirvor.
"The di'cdH And at'cumplliihincntfi of
our Ki-Ptit I'l-uKldunt In this world
alilfi; will ho ci'loliratod for all i:mc.
lio lim laid thn foundation upon
which llburty throughout the world
may bu n.ifcly bafod for cmturlm to
The crowds hoard tho nowsboys'
shouts and stood stock still. Men
hurrying nlone to keep business on
ffugemcnts, girls scampering back to
their oinces, men and women runnlns
for subway and trolley all stopped
with a' bewildered air. Then followed
whnt was perhaps tho most remark
able demonstration over seen.
Men dressed to the liulght of fash
Ion's latest decree turned looso tholr
voices to tho sky. They tossed tlii'lr
hats Into the air. They grabbed their
nearest neighbor, unmindful of who
ho was. Borne of them frrnaped women
In their wild delirium and turkey,
trotted with them on tho sidewalks
and pavements.
Then the bell In the City Hall tower
began to peal out thn glad tldliiKs as
extras from other pupers found their
way Into Park How. Theru was a ru.sh
for City Hall I'ark. Then tho sirens
bernn to blow from nil over the city.
They shrieked and groaned and
moaned. Cheers rent tho sky from all
7 HE United Press bulletin which brought the first news to
America of the signing of the armistice -with Germany was
signed personally by Hoy W. Howard, president of tho United Press,
7iow in general charge of the U. P. organization in France. The
Scspatdi also carried the signature of William Philip Sitnms,
chief of the Paris bureau.
LANSING HAS RECEIVED NO WORD
OF SIGNING OF ARMISTICE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (Assorted Press). Navy Cable Censor
reported to-day that an unofficial message had come through from
abroad announcing lli.it the Germans had signed the armistice terms
delivered by Marshal Foch.
Secretary Landing authorized the statement that the German armis
tice delegation would not be received by Gen. Foch until 5 o'clock this
afternoon.
U. S. TROOPS REACH SEDAN,
ENTERING PART OF THE CITY
(Continued on Third Page.)
1011 INFLUENZA C0NVALICSCKN1S
Imperial amuuiii. the UmwceKnul Food,
Ulcllll. Ktrntlinln. N'ourl.hlu. Anr
druKKlit. '.'ft ctnu. YOU TUB HAMU
ilKASON, Imperial Ornnum, trm L'ruweot.
n4 food. Eait)tlM In Ickroom unci
nurttry bcu It tuPDltc tht Kr.ait.t
nourishment with the Itait tax on dtllcnta
fUtitlon. Anr dfUtt. 2b oenu. Adrt.
come, .mil his deeds will ho prnlyed
as long as liberty Is loved by men on I civilians,
earth. ' i i ,
"lllslury will proclaim him as 'Wll- I-'orty-oight years ago
son the liberator.' "
Principal Lines of Communication
With Metz Cut or Made Useless
t to the Enemy
WITH THO AMERICAN ARMY ON TUB SI-DAN FRONT, Nov.
7 (Associated Press).. American troops to-day entered that part of Sedan
that lies on the wesl bank of the Meiue.
The bridge over the Meuse at Sedan over whicn tiie retreating enemy
fled has been destroyed, and the river valley flooded.
The principal Cleimun lateral linos'
of communication between tho for.
tresf of Mctz and northern Franco
and Belgium are now either cut or
unavailable for the enemy's use.
Since Nov. 1 the Americans bau
taken e,000 prisoners. They have
freed all Prtnch territory within the
zone of tho army's action west of
tho Meobit to u tola! of TOO squat e
lvllomitres and have liberated 2.0C0
MAUI) OKI' DANKKII,
Father John' Mxllclno Klveh di
Hit (rom cold and couihi, Advu
prompt I.
this Kail a
Ocrmnn ormy was fighting at ricdan.
It wus then a victorious nrmy. win
ning tho mjcccns over tho French un.
dtr Napoleon lit which turned the
I-'rauco-Pru&sian war Into a Uonn.in
triumph, r.wiM-d the downfall itf the
Ficnch Kuipiro and resulted m thP
formation of the French republic. The
(ieim.in armj at 'fceilun to-day, al
ready ousted from thn western part of
thn city. Is a beaten army part of a
rapidly disintegrating force mrttim;
away under the trer.iendoiis pressure
of th- French, Ilrltish, IJelgian and
American armies.
It wus on Sept. I. 1S"0. that the
Germans won the llattlrt of Sedan,
whleh hat since ussoelaled the nains
of the city with the breaking up of
the French Kmplro and tho rlso of
the Qcrman modern military power.
PARIS, Nov. 7. The greatest war in history officially
came to an end at 2 P. M. to-day (9 o'clock A. M. New
York time).
Representatives of the Allies and Germany signed an
armistice three hours earlier (at 11 o'clock) on the field of
battle. The German delegation had come into the Allied
lines under a white flag.
The Americans had entered Sedan before the armistice
became effective. ,
It is reported that the German envoys crossed the Allied
lines at daylight this morning. Before that the following
message had been forwarded:
'To the German High Command from Marshal Foch:
If the German plenipotentiaries wish to meet Marshal Foch
to ask him for an armistice they are to advance to the French
outposts by the Chimay, Fourmics, LnCapelle and Guise
Roads. Orders have been given that they are to be received
and conducted to the place fixed for the interview."
Admiral Sir Roslyn Wemyss, First Sea Lord of Great Dritain, was as
sociated with Marshal Foch as British naval representative in receiving
the naval representatives in the German armistice delegation.
IIIUOICING AT BREST, U. S. LANDING PORT.
BREST, France, Nov. 7 (6.30 P. M.) (United Press). Wh?n
the news of the signing of the armistice was received here late tills after
noon the city went wild with joy. 1
The newspaper Dela de Peche issued bulletins and extra editions
while the factory sirens were blown and the whistles on the boats joined
in the tumult.
American soldiers were kissed and cheered by the population, at 1his
great landing place for American soldiers in France.
WILSON GETS NEWS OF PEACE;
WASHINGTON WILD WITH JOY;
GUNS AT FORT MYER BOOM
Army Aeroplanes Sweep Over the City and
Work Stops in Departments All
Over the Capital.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7. President Wilson was informed of the
signing of the armistice today by the United Press. Its despatch fron
Paris brought the first news and it was conveyed to the State, War ani
Navy, Departments and to both Houses of Congress, as well as to
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