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iat&. a :, weather; forecast. Fair and warmer to-day; to-morrow partly cloudy; increasing south winds. Highest temperature yesterday, tAt lowest. a8. Detailed wtather reporU-oilaM pig" ' 3 IT SHINES FOPv ALL VOL. LXXXVI. NO. 69. NEW YORK,, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1918. Copyright, ItMhy the Eun Printing and Full! thing d$soclaUon. PRICE TWO CENTS. SIGNING 0F ARMISTICE OFF1CIALL Y DENIED; WASHINGTON AND LONDON EXPECT IT SOON; FIRING STOPS AS GERMAN ENVOYS NEAR LINE; FRENCH GAIN 10 MILES; AMERICANS A T SEDAN DRIVING ENEMY OUT OF FRANCE INTO ARDENNES Priam's Line Rapidly Ad vances North of Aisnej Freeing 100 Villages. DKHENEY NEAHS HIHSON Per&liingr's Army Hearing Se dan, Tims Closiiifr Gate-1 way Lending to Mctz. London, Nov. 7, Sedan, the city in which the French nrmles capitu lated In the I'ranco-l'russlnn war, and since tlien the symbol of a na tion's defeat anil humiliation, lias been reached by the udvnnce guards nf the American First Army. Sedan has been the key of the Ger mnn retreat fronj the battle fronts In Trance. It was the centre of the enemy defence, system which doml nnted the eastern gateway from Trance) to Germany through which the Germans have been moving their men and supplies In disorderly haste for the last two week. With Sedan lost the Germans nre shut out of Trance from the south. ' Trn Mile Gain l.j" French. The great lateral lines of communi cation with Metz and the upper Rhine ire now under American co ntrob which means that If tho Germans haven't already withdrawn their . rmlcH they will be trapped. Their only remaining chance to get out Is around the Ardennes to the north, an i xtremely difficult route and one that is being constantly narrowed by tne pressure of the Uritlah east of Vnlen- tennes. The French troops under Gen. De beney continued their advance. Un the left they crossed the Avesnes-Ver-vins road. South of there they reached the railway running from La Capellc Hlrson rallwny on the lino of KlTry and Oringny-on-Thlerache. To the i ast the French are on tho Thou ltlver as far aa Leuzc, north of Itozoy-sur-Serre. on the Alsno front French troops nre on the line of Wngnon, VIel-St. Ilemy, Mnzerny and La Horgne. This i an advance of more than ten miles past tho Alsnc. In the valley of the liar River tho French are beyond St. Wgnan-sur-llar, gaining a foothold south of the Meuso on the bills domi nating Sedan. One hundred villages were liberated during the day. Guna Dominate lllraon. Trench-Kuns now dominate tho Im portant railroad town of Hlrson, used by the enemy In his retreat from the districts east of 80. Quentln. French cavalry 1 working In conjunc t'on with tho American forces, and tho horsemen are reported to have reached "ie Meuso Just south of Sedan. Held .Marshal HaW's Canadian, Eng 1 f h, Scottish and Australian troops 'ontlnued their advance cast of Valen cunnes, further narrowing "the enemy's northern avenue of escape from France. On the whole xront the Uermans are In 'ull retreat, with llttlo prospect of being Jb! to make any kind of stand before aching the Rhine. RAINBOW DIVISION FIRST INTO SEDAN Advance Met Most Desperate Resistance. titra. Nov. 7. Men from tho Amerl - " Halnbow Division, first to see action i Fram-e, to-day entered the western j',.;iriH of Sedan, famous In the mill 's history of the country Jn which '' liual battles of tho world war are i jw u.'ing fought. Vide from the sentimental aspect of f'.ei- victory, the American achieve !!'(' hns great strategic Importance, pn.-e theso troops, with the .French U'uu lighting with them, now control iaternl railways leading from Franca ' .lo Germanv. The advance to Sedan .uis off the German retreat eastward. ( rue American advance to neonn i tide In the faco of desperate resistance. 'r German machlno gunners fought as ihey had HBVcr heard of peace talk, oldlng to their nesta In many Instances m.UI they were killed or blaBted out by ne American artillery. In rear guard Ions machine gunners fall back Into series of fox holes and dugouts, all Mil supplied with cartridges, the rear giard lighters carrying their guno from vouch to shelter until shot or taken 1 iHoner. fter an nil day struggle In thn dense ' jwd und hills tlw Americans late to ,i. reached the most easterly heights ' tne Ueusc, dominating miles of open uti'ry north of Domvlllcrs, tho Oer- C'oiiliiitwd on flccond 1'ape. -rnbii) l'unlhnient Which Has Be n th Czarina, tho Kalaer's Ooualn. of Uatraylns Huaala Nt SUNDAY'S IMKIMf'AN iMrculattou laat Sunday 1(1, : lartt in Amarlco. iir. ENTIRE GERMAN NAYY IN REVOLT; HARBORSSEIZED StibmariiULJCrews Join in Revolution Rese'mbljng Bolshevist Rising. SoirDIERS IN SYMPATHY Infantry. Sent to Kiel Joins Movement Men Control Arms and Food. LONDON, Not. 8 (Friday) Vtr- tually all the German fleet has it totted, according to a despatch re celrcd from the Hague. The men arc complete master at Kiel, Wllhelmv haven, Helgoland, ltorfcun anil Cux baven. At Kiel the worlcr haro Joined the nary men and declared a general trlke, says the despatch. The Rrcater part of the submarine crew In all the German naTal harbors have' Joined the revolution, according to an Kxchange Telegraph despatch from Copenhagen. Special Cable Ottpatch to Tim, Bex. Copyright. 191: all right) renrsed. London, Nov. 7. The revolt of the German sailors at Kiel la succeodlnt; and threatens to spread rapidly. The revolutionists owe their success largely to the fact thui soldiers sent rtftiipi1rwA the movement nre them selves Joining" the revolt. Three com panies of Infantry sent to put down the outbreak Joined the revolutionists as soon ns they reached Kiel. The sailors are armed with machine guns und nre In complete control of the food supply. The officers aro under orders to Temaln at their present posts, but to look to the Soldiers Council for Instructions. The soldiers In charge of the garrison nt Kiel refused to act airalnst the bailors and rcfuso to re turn to their duties until peace Is deJ clured. Tho significance In tho mutiny of the German sailors at Kiel is to bo found in the similarity in circum stances to the revolt of tho Russian sailors at Kronstadt In the early days of the Holshcvlst uprising. InTf'th in. btnnces officers were- eitlter killed or compelled to obey 'tho orders of the I sailors, while red Mags were ruii up on ! the ships. Further reports of the mutiny say that sailors on tho battleship Kaiser killed two officers who resisted at tempts to hoist tho red fla. One of tho Victims, according to tha report, was tho commander of the vcsiel. 20,000 DESERTERS PARADE IN BERLIN Demonstrations Continuous in Capital. Jill the Auociated Frett. Stockholm, Nov. 7. Continuous dem onstrations are taking place in llerllp, according to the Sodat, Ucmufcraten. Twenty thousand, deserters from the army aro "marching through 'the streets of tho capital, Tokook. Nov. 7. The German au thorities have decided to suppress the revolution at Kiel, acco;1lng to a dee patch fron) Copenhagen lo the Exchange Telegraph Company. Several thouaand soldiers from I'chmarn Island have been ordered to Kiel. Tho Workmen and Soldiers Council, these advices state, has decided to make a stubborn resistance. Kiel Is governed by the council. All the workshops have been occupied by Ited troops. The stieet car linn and railways are under tho control of tho council. There havo been no disturb ances. The military governor of Kiel, ac cording to an Uncharge Telegraph des patch from Copenhagen, has accepted tire following ocmands of the workers and soldiers' organliatlon : The release of all military and politi cal prisoners. Complete freedom of speaking and writing. Released prisoners must not bo pun ished, Ofacers wlio acknowledge and comply with tho 'measures of tho council Bhall be permitted to remain or to leave the service. After a conference between Secretary of State Haussman and Deputy Noeke, and the Workmen and Soldiers' Council, the following proclamation was Issued: "Comrades: For tho nrst time politi cal power Is In the hands of the soldiers. Great work lies before us. "Hut In order that Its realization can take place, the organisation of our move ment was necessary. We havo formed p. Council of Workmen and Soldiers and It will be rcsponolblo for the preservation of order." . , . Tito following points were parsed by the rouuoll: jijrBt secretary Ilauasman will lako Continued on Second rage. AUSTRIAN TROOPS, SEEKING FOOD, RAID MANY VILLAGES Country in Chaos aRetnrning Armies Plunder Homes and Create Terrors-Empress Zita and Children Permitted to Enter Bohemia. Bit the Auociated Prtn. lisRS'E, Nov. 7. Complete chaos 'pre- vallo In Austria, according to travellers returning here from that country. All the railroad villages In the Tyrol are flooded with the returning armlcs'ln full disorder. In the villages the demoral lied troops, who are brcadleBS, aro plun dering and requisitioning supplies. Food from the cast has been completely cut on". Artillerists nre selling their horses for KAISER CLINGS TO HIS GROWN Socialists to Quit Government if Allies Terms Are Rejected. BAY A III A SEEKS PEACE "Vilhelm Eager to Adapt Him self toDemocratic Mon-t archy Plan. Sndal Callt Dttpatth o Tin: !c,x. Copyright, 191); all liffliti rtterved. Lomkin, Nov. 7. Th Ajvr tordam, eor'' enpnndent of the Daily Kxpreit tele, -raphs that Frledrlch Ebert, loader of the majority 'Socialist, has notified the niancellor that if the allied armistice terms nre not noceptd It will bo Impoa i!ble for tho Soclaflsts to remain In the Government. The correspondent of tho OArontele telegraphs (rom the same source that the Kaiser has decided to retain the crown, believing be can adapt himself to a democratic monarchy, "tho decision It Is said. Is supported by a large section of the Government, but tho Socialists re-1 fuse to regard the decision as final. I Tho popular belief In IJerlln la that , long oppressed by the Turks and the tho Kaiser's abdication Is merely a mat-1 eflabllshment of Government!! and ad ter of days. Throughout Munich, Er-, ministrations deriving their a "horlty langen, Nuremburg and Stuttgart tho from the initiative nnd the frev choice people aro dema'ndlr.g the abdication of Jof the native populations, tho Kaiser and peace under any clrcum- "In view of following out this Inten stancee. A last rally for national de- tlon, France and Great Hrltftln are fence Is regarded as Impossible. Special Cable Uetpatch to Tuts Sew Conright. 1911; all rightt referred. Pams, Nov. 7. According to a Zurich despatch the Idea of a separatq peace for Bavaria Is . spreading rapidly throughoufthe kingdom and is being ap proved In all quarters. The Lokalan- fietorr says tho press of other German States frowns on the Idea. Two other members ofhe empire have declared their Intentlqn to withdraw, the Zurichcr Zeltung states, these being l.lchtcnsteln and Voralberg. It Is said they intend to apply to the Swiss Government for permission to enter the Swiss federation. J0FFE PROPAGANDA AGENT. Ilerllii'a Ilrenk With Itnaaln line lo Ambassador' Acta. Copbnjiaoe.v, Nov. 7. Tho diplomatic break between Germany and tho Itus- slan Soviet Government ulijcli developed yesterday was foreshadowed by the Ber lin newspapers a few days ago when they charged that tho Ilusslan KmOassy In Berlin was tne central point tor mo distribution of seditious literature. They pointed out that more thnn 400 couriers had been employed by Xt. JolTe, tho Itusslan Ambassador, ' during tho short period he had been In Berlin. Ambassador Joffo categorically denied tho charges, but the "accidental" discov ery of n package of Inflammatory hand, bills In the luggage of a Bolshevik courier was held lo demonstrate the fal sity of tho statement and was promptly followed by. tho breach In diplomatic relations. TRUCE NOT TO HALT DRAFT. Men Will He Henl to fnnip IlTen After Armlatlcr. f Special Vcipatch to Tin Sck. Aluant. Nov. 7. State draft boards will continue to send their men to camps ufter an armistice has been signed. This became known to-day when Gov. Whit man directed F. S. Hutchinson, In charge of the State selective service head quarters, to send the following telegram to alL district and local draft boards; "Signing of armistice doos not mean suspension of work. Ths classification and physical examination must be com pleted and quotns filled as heretofore ordered." Quotas co far Ismed to Now York State call for 70,000 men to bo -sent to camp before January 1, and there may ho additional calls, Health. Umuty and Home by famoi ViDfrta In the Ilounehold Pair" if Nr. miVDAV'S AMHIUCAN elrcutatlun la Sunday largest In AM131IICA.. 'Xi. How I I'O't My Wife's Love Secret of a Famous Dlvorr ltevald In Next tiUN l)AY.'H AMEUICAN etrcuiatlon Sunday l,IJ largt in AMBMCA. Sit. I a trifle. Automobile drivers are going homeward as they ploafle. Many of tho released Italian prison ers pfvwar who nre returning to Italy are trying to enter Swltxcrland. Empress Zlta of Austria has nked permission of tho Prague Government to go wltfi' her children to Brandels Castle on the Elbe, In Itohemla, accord ing to the Prague Tagllatt. Tho Gov ernment In ltw reply consented to tho Empress's entry Into liohcmla as a pri vate Individual. ALLIES DISCLOSE NEAR EAST AIMS Franco and llritain Plan Coin plete Liberation of Oppressed From Turks. PLAN TO END DISCOHDS Will llecoxnizc and Support Governments Set Up by Native Population. Washington. Nov. 7. Complete and flnul liberation of tho peoples of Hie east ern Mediterranean countries from the op pression of .the Turks and the establish ment of Governments deriving their au thority from tho free choice of the'natlv IKipuIatlons arc tho alms of France and Great Hrltaln This announcement' Is made In a for mal ntatement Issued to-day by the Ilrltlsh Embassy by direction of the British Foreign Otfive, In conjunction with the French Government. "The aim of France and Great nrlt aln," said the statement, "In carrying on Ir the near East the war let loose by j Germany's ambitions Is th complete! and flual liberation of the peoples tr"l agreed to encourage and help the es-1 tabllrtiment of natlvo governments and i administrations In Syrta nnd Mesopo tamia actually liberated by the Allies and in the territories they are now striv ing to liberate, and to recognlio themaas soon as effectively established. "Far from seeking to force upon the populations of thews countries any par ticular Institution, France and Great Britain have no other concern than to illnsuro by their support and their active assistance the normal working of the governments arid lnstitillons that the populations shall have freely adopted, so as to secuTfc Ju Impartiality for"all and also to facilitate the economic develop ment of the country In arousing and en couraging local Initiative by tho diffu sion of Instruction nnd to put an end to dlsiords thnt have too long been taken advantage of bn Turkish ru,lo. "Such Is the role that thowo ATfied Governments claim for themselves In the liberated territories." WAR PROJECTS PUSHED ON. Camp Bxtrnaluna Coatlnit lH.OOO,- OOO Will lie Conatrneteil. Washington, Nov. The War De partment authorlxed to-day tho con struction division to proceed with thir teen war projects costing $18,000,000. The largest appropriation, ono of SOO.000, was made for enlargement of Camp Grant, Illinois. Other npproprla tlor.s for extensions Included Camp Cus ter, Michigan, $4,515,000 ; Camp Dodge, Iowa, $2,835,210 ; Delaware Ordnance Depot, $1203, ISC, nnd Aorlal Gunnery School, Miami, Fla., JC60.000. Soldiers' Smokes Are Needed During Truce gHOULD they bo halted nt tho German frontier o'ver the holidays they would want plenty oNtobacco. The supply will be forthepminpr from TUB SUN To Imcco Fund, backed up by old and new donors. Rumors of vic tory can have but one effect to speed up the fund, Read on page 9 how our fore sighted heroes rare nlready send ing fund donors Christmas cards. Is that to TTo taken as u hint' WARNING! THE SUN TO IJACCO FUND has no connection with any other fund, organiza tion or publication, It employs no agents or solicitors. GERMAN TRip NOT MADEBUT, APPEARS NEAR! Lousing and Raker Roth Deny Report Sent by United Press. NOT YET ACROSS LIXES LAte Despatches From. Paris fsay Ene'iny Commission Is on Vay to 'See Foch. j I Armistice Not Signed; Says Secretary Lansing pHE official Mlenial that the armistice with Germany hTis be.cn signed was made by Sec retary Lansing in the following statement, givefT out at the State Department at 4 o'clock yester day afternoon: "The report that th,e armistice with Germnny has been signed is untrue. When it reached the State Department this morning an inquiry was at once despatched to Paris. At 2:04 o'clock this afternoon a telegram in reply to that of the department was re ceived from Paris. It fctated that the armistice had not yet been signed and that the German representatives would not meet Marshal Foch until C P. M.. Paris time, or 12 no"bn, Washington time." At C:42 P. M. the Associated Press received the following despatch: "LONDON, Nov. 7 (0:48 P. M.). The Uritish Foreign Office this evening stated, accordipg to tho Exchange Telegraph Com pany, that the I rumor that an armistice with Germany had been signed was unfounded. Up to G:30 o'clock this evening no news had been received in Lon don that the German delegation has crossed the French lines." The llrst suggestion that tbf (!er miiii .plenipotentiaries bud signed an reached tint, newspaper offices In this i .iiv tn tlm r,,rtii nf ii iixiintnlt from ' ....... . Paris sent by the United l're Asso ciations. This despatch follows : ) "Uplprcss, Now York:a , "Paris: ArniNtl'P Allies signed I'll'M'Il Jlllirillllg, llOSIIU-iV I'L'UM'U IUII - nfternoon. Sedan takeb morning by t.'ike Americans. "Howard. "Slmms." v (Fnlpress Is cable codiddress for United Press. Howard Is- Hoy W. Howard, president of the United Pross, nnd Slmms Is William Philip Slmms, Paris correspondent of the United Press.) Immediately upon receipt of this dfs patcb efforts were made to make cer tain that it had'bein sent over tho wires by tho United ' Press Associations. F.d'.tors of uxcnlng newspapers made Inquiry at that organization's head quarters In this city. They were as sured of the authenticity of the des patch. Iteprcsentatives of 'the associa tions here pointed out that the original of the despatch hail been signed per sonally by Hoy W. Howard, who is in general charge of the organization and Its news gathering forces in France. Wild HeJulrliiK Follons. Printing of the despatch In the news papers all over tho country hud tho sumo general effect of electrifying tho people Into wild demonstrations of Joyous enthusiasm as was the case in New York, liven In Washington tho streets wero the scene of tumultuous outbursts. The statement by United Press repre sentatives In this city that the despatch ;oro tho signature of Mr. Howard lent additional weleht lo it, .Mr. Howard Is widely known In the newspaper world and for many years bus held Important positions and beeif connected with the gathering of news- of tho mojt Im portant events. As the extra editions coutalnhiT the despatch wero appearing In the Btreets nnd being sold by thousands everywhere, confirmation of Its statements wero sought by telegraph from Washington. Correspondents there Immediately ex pressed doubt of tho accuracy of ths announcement, and again tho United f.'ontltiucif on Seventh I'auc In rtavlbhed Arm'nla- -Told to, Chris tian Uirl Hrld Ctptlvp by t e Cruel Turka -In Neil UNIAY'H AMHItlCAN circulation IhkI Sunday- H1.9S: larcest lu America. idt, CITY GOES WILD IN FRENZIED JOY AT PEACE 'NEWS': Rolls and Sirens Usher In Demonstration Never Ap proached Refore. , SHOPS AND OFFICES SHUT Cheering Crowds Jam Streets j and Paper Blizzard Car- ! pets Pavements. j Anything Now York can do In the , I way of celebrating real peace, when ! jit ooinp.M, miiht be nutl-cllmas. How l ' can . the explolon of ecstasy that ! rocked the citj jvsterdny, the fine ' delirium that possessed Its' very soul, j be repeated? In nn !ntnnt it,was n mad, mad city. Perhaps not even when the American nrmles come sail ing home can .It go so utterly mad again. "Pence" was the word the people wanted, "Peace" wart the only word they would have. A premature bul letin enme awl wiwi published. The truth followed In due course, but on this day, and as usual, failed to catch up with error. The people didn't want to have it catch dp. Spurning Inter editions of evening newspapers hint reported the State Department's contradiction, or assisted to u'ttalp their desire by news boys who-burled lato editions in tneir stacks and flaunted and sold the ones the public wanted, they bought and feasted on and went wild over the headlines of peace. 11 erytiody l.t-ls l.u. And even those persons who know or sensed the real situation abandoned themselves in the frenzy that first touched and then engulfed them. New York bad started to celebrato, to cele brate In thonnds of unwonted and curious and Improvised anJ genuine. unmanngeii ways, nnu nnving om v Hturtitl It kept right on and the revels I mounted until last nlghtfJrfter an hour ! or so of letdown between tho bplurges as hundreds of election nights, hun dreds of Now Years nights, all tho , .Mardls Gran that Coney ever nw, com- ' pounded. Tho Insanity of joy that seized this j city early In the afternoon when the , unmistakable chorus of sirens nnd church bells nnd big guns booming flrt I raused the community to droji Its work i i and pour into tno streeis ana snuui until there seemed to be no sirens or bells or guns at all, was Justified. At that moment and for two hours or so thereafter there seemed to be a good chance that the news was ac 1 curate. Hut the continuance of It ull, I tho Insistence of tho town on pro longing and Increasing the excltenie.:t, proved both that th" people wanted it no and that when stolid old New York really gets steam up It can't stop until the lid has been blown clear off. Specifically here ore somo of the re wilts of the rubied n n n ounce me nt that the armlstiee had been signed und bos tlUties ended: The City Hall bc'.l and all church bells rang for hours and hours A con cert of all the steam whittles in the harbor was matched by the screaming of all the city's fire engines and auto mobiles, to say nothing sit tho steady chorus of fish horns and fhe Improvised parades that charged hither and thlthtr tn all the five lrotishe. SJorea nml Ollleea Close, In virtually all the downtown district business stopped at the noon hour arid was not resumed. The Stock Kxrhango and Curb gave up at 2:30 P. M. This downtown suspension added hundreds of thousands of men and women, boys nnd girls, to the tide of movement In the streets. A little lRter uptown caught tho fevcf. Hlg store and little ones closed their doors after placing In their windows, for reading from tho side walks, Mich slgn3 as "The Greatest Day in Our History The United States Forever." "Wo Are Too Happy to Work. Come To-morrow " Factory owners did Hkow!e, so that their emp'oyi-es might go out and Join m tho Jubilant frolle. Shipyards dis gorged their myriad nckers, who, with out washing tho grime from their faces and hands, romped Just as they wire, overalls and everything, to Manhattan to add their voices to tho tumult. Fifty of these men, on their elusive holiday, marched In a Fifth nvenuo parada that wna the greatest of many processions. They danced like boys after a football victory, swinging their hastily prepared transparency i ".Shipyard Workers' Wo Helped Win the War." Tho Supremo Court adjourned. Tie CuHflniircI on Seventh Piiif First and Very Hemark.iMe l'h t.nrrap.n of the Oreai Orrman lle!ra!, tu pic. torial Oravure Swtlon, .Nan Hl'NDAY'S AMRHIOAN circulation Tnt Sunday SJl,. S5 Urgent ll America .4dt' Britain's Ship Indemnity Probably $360,000,000 Sptclal Cable Despatch to Tub so Copyright. W, all rluhf rtnriel LONDON, Nov- 7. At the pre war rnte of $40 n ton, tho Evening Star cstimafeathat Ger many's naval indemnify to Great Britain nlone will nmount to ?3GO,000,000. British losses due to sub marines stand at 8,1) -10,000 tons. Part of this has been replaced by now tonnage .and by ships pur chased abroad to the extent of 0,443,000 tons, leavinp a net loss of 3t50i000 tons. ' ' --- - r IKHP T T. TQ A Hon II VILLUS iu nvjvu AWAITING NEWS " j Timo'iiii I'mw.iiiiloil in Tltbtnpv I Can End Only With. Official Announcement. HEADY TO END FIGHTING Washington Plans Laid for Prompt Action When Truce Ts Signed. Washington. Nov. 7. JuH before midnight the Americas Government waB Informed by cable from Paris thaf the German envoys had approached the French lines nnd wro duo to arrive for their meeting with Marshal Koch between Ii and 10 o'clock to-night. Paris time. j The Ktatemcnt was authorize! at the State Department that no Information hud been received of the signing of annlstlci terms, or even of the actual arrival of the Gel mans within the French lines. Lata to-nlpht Oforge Criel, chairman of the Committee on Public Information, answering widely circulated leports that tho cable, censorship was holding up despatches which might conflni) Uie fals.' announcement cableil to-day. tald : "Any such report is absolutely un trui'. Xo despatch beuing upon any phase of the armistice negotiations Is teli.t, stopped or even halted In the New York olllje. The channel Is wide J tpec.al flrspatrf. to Tne Sr Washington, Nov. 7. Tho ann'.Jtlco terms n ith Germany have not been signed. The German delegates, accord ing to latest oinclal ndilres, have not i cn uitercd tho allied lines. The re port which th'rcw the country Into a frenzy on excitement to-day and started a delirium of celebrations In American cities throughout the length and breadth of tho land appears at lcatt premature. While this rclebratlon was nt full height to-night from coast to coast and gaining in momentum erry hour the Government here was seekim by eveiy means In Its power to ciiec the effec of the unconfirmed report which brought about this situation quite without paral lel In history. But apparently tho oiticlai news was 'unable to fteiu tl.o tide of celebration. The latest of a,long series of denials Issued throughout: the afternoon and cerilng e.irne nt 9 o'clock to-nlsht. At thnt hour this Government laid not yet bien aiblscd tjf tho anbal of tho Ger man envnyji within the French lines to receive tho allied armistice terms. I'.nvujs' Arrlvul Delnjecl. It was apparent to-day that the cli max of the armistice negotiations had brought about an extraordinary sltua- j tlon all over the worm. The time had been fixed for the Gorman parllamen talres to come to Marshal Foch' head qttnrlera and receive the terms. This time was 5 o'clock this nfternoon, Pails time, or about 11 u'el In Washington. k this morning What happened at that appointed hour Is as yet unknown to (he wot Id. It Is known, however, that at i':30 o'clock, an hour and a half later, Amer ican troops were still driving the enemy before tl.em. anil the h.ittle repintn did not bear out the report that hostilities had restVl. Later advices, received In London stated that a wlrelcwa message from lUrlln had said that tho German par- llainentalre would not cross the battle line until between and 3 o'clock to night. Paris time That would be be tween 3' and t o'clock Washington time. This would seem detlhltoly to establish that the entire peace celebration which swept the country off Its feet hid been based on false report. No InkllnK nt the .sliiiittlnii, If Die Germans readied tho French rendezvous at this thud the meeting un doubtedly lias taken plnco liy now. But for the next del elopmeuts thu world, must still wait. Kven to Government otllelals listening at tho cable end.i to- 1 nigh. 10 word has yet Vome to Five ni I ui.'liiKfil on Tntnl Piie. sv t- I HI jIu I sr. 1: Arm'. r'i- 1 T fV Wllh S XI St MHV -eulatlnu lust Sun-ii AMERICA .til- Hi Mum 1, Ml.rii- n ! ! , 1 -h '(' .' Foch Arranges for Foe's Delegates to Re Met at Chiinay-Unise Road. EXPKCTED AT 10 P. Jil. Mathias Krzherger Heads Mission. Other Members Reing Officers. PAULEY PLACE A SEC11ET Wireless From German Army Headquarters Paves Way for Plenipotentiaries.' Ro the .Itmclaltd rrtu I 1M1IIS TCni' 7 It P. M Kermau Grand Headquarters requested Allied Grand Headquarters by wireless to permit tho passage of the G passage of the Herman del legation for armistice negotiation through the lines. The order was gltrn to reac tiring on this front at S o'clock In the afternoon (0 A. M. n York time) until further orders. The German wireless message ask ing for an npixiintnietu to meet -Mar sbal Foch says: The (termini Government would congratllla'le Ilelf In tho Interests of humanity It the arrival of thp German delegation on the Allies' fcuit might bring about a provl sloniil suspi'iiilonSif hostilities. A German wlr.ele.ss despatch re ceived November 7 at 1 P. M. snld,: German general hemlciuarters to the Allies' general luiidinnrter: The German commander In cltlei to Marshal Foch: The German plenipotentiaries for nil armistice leave Spn to-day. They will leave . hero at noon and reach at .1 o'clock this afternoon the French outpost" by the Chlmn, Fourmles, La I'apelle and Guls. rond. They will lo ten persons In all, headed bj Secretary of State Krzberger. KrxlicrKer llenita IleltKntlon. The mis-Ion In hi-mUrl by Mntlihis Krzherger, .Secretary of Stale nnr head of tho War Press IVjiartiued' and Includes (;.n. K. .. von Winter fcld. former Military Attache nt Paris ; Count Alfred von Iborndorff, former Minister nt Sotia ; Gen. Grueticll and Niivnl I'aptaiii V0'. von Salow. Marshal Foch, the allied Cotnniar.de: In Chief, had notified tho .German Ilih Command that If the German ar inltticc delegation wishes to meet lilm It should advance to ths French lines along the I'hiniay, Fournileb La Cu pello and rtulse road. I'loin the French outposts t,io pleni potentiaries will be conducted to the place decided upon for the interview. Tho name of this place is not given in the official text of the note. I'ot-li'a nlt tit tiernimis. Marshal Foch'u iwssase renaV us follows: To thk UmiMtN Hunt Com man'u i:om Mahhiiai. Foci'.: If tho Ger man plenipotentiaries wish to meet Marshal Fc-h to ntk him for an ar mistice they are to advance to tl.e French out posts by the ('htmii,. Founnfes, l.n i'apelle nn.1 (iiit. mud. irders ha.e been gUen tl.i.f they aro to lit reet'Ued and c u d ieted to the place fixed for tin . tervlV. Tho route laid out by Marsha! Fueh for the German envoys through Ch'.ma" and La Capclle to Gulst. pausing Just w tho norlTT'of lllrson, which Is thown on the innr on paue 2, traerss the re gion 111 uhleh the Fnneh made u the very sirr.c day the': unprecedented g.ii'v of eight to ten miles on a front of miff than forty miles A considerable i rowd gatherc I around thu War Oltlco to-day awaiting news of the result of the German ap plication tir.der a flag of truce for un armistice, although It Is generally be lieved that several liays will pass be fore n truce can be arranged. IONPon, Nov. 7. The iirltieh naval representative at the armistice nego tiations will bo Sir ltosslyn Wemy&' First Sea Lord of tho Admlra!t, it is I otbcially announced Amsti:kiu.m. Nov. 7. Chaucf.,oi Maximilian, says un ottlclal despatcii. from Berlin, has issued 1111 appeal t.i the German people saying that "in or der to niako 1111 end of the bloodshed' 11 deputation has left for tho front, and that "the negotiations will be terlnusiy eiiiltingeie.l by disturbances and lad of discipline." GHENT ABANDONED; WHITEFLAG RAISED Germans Ask Belgians Net to Fire Into the City - t in,', ited rei ' UK 'UtT'r.' FllONT IN RK'O N ' fdeu'cdl V iv'.rclcfn despatw Mil 1 1 m I ! 1 I r; tv t !