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DRASTIC AOGTICE Armistice Terms Generally Recognized as Peace Terms Must Give Up All j Munitions and Instruments of War. j Following are the complete terms of armistice which Germany agreed to: I Military clauses on western front: 1. Cessation of operations by land and in the air six hours after the sig nature of the armistice. 2. Immeriate evacuation of invaded countries: Belgium, France, Alsace Lorraine, Luxemburg, so ordered as to be completed within fourteen days from the signature of the armistice. German troops which have not left the above mentioned territories within the period fixed will become prisoners of war. Occupation by the Allied and United States forces which jointly will keep peace with evacuation in these areas. All movements of evacuation and occupation will be regulated in accprdance with a note annexed to the stated terms. Must Free All Prisoners 3. Repatriation beginning at once and to be completed within fourteen days of all inhabitants of the coun tries above mentioned, including host ages and persons under trial or con victed. 4. Surrender in good condition by the German armies of the following equipment: Five thousand guns (2,500 heavy, 2,600 field), 30,000 machine guns, 3,000 minnenwerfers, 2,000 air planes (fighters, bombers firstly D 73s and night bombing machines). The above to be delivered in situ to the Allies and the United States troops in accordance with the detailed conditions laid down in the annexed note. Must Retire Behind Rhine 6. Evacuation by the German arm ies of the countries on the left bank of the Rhine. These countries on the left bank of the Rhine shall be ad ministered by the local authorities un der the control of the Allied and United States armies of occupation. The occupation of these territories will be determined by Allied and United States garrisons holding the principal crossings of the Rhine, May ence, Coblenz, Cologne, together with bridgeheads at these points in 30-kilometer radius on the right bank and by garrisons similiarly holding the strat nnina nf the recrions. A neutral zone shall be reserved on the right bank of the Rhine between the stream and a line drawn parallel to it twenty-five miles to the east from the frontier of Holland to the parallel of Gernsheim and, as far as practicable, a distance of thirty kilometers from the east of stream from this parallel upon Swiss frontier. Evacuation by the enemy of the Rhine lands shall be so ordered as to be completed with in a further period of eleven days, in all nineteen days after the signature of the armistice. All movements of evacuation and occupation will be re gulated according to the note annexed. Must Not Molest Civilians 6. In all territory evacuated by the enemy there shall be no evacuation of inhabitants; no damage or harm shall be done to the persons or property of the inhabitants. No destruction of any kind to be committed. Military establishments of all kinds shall be delivered intact, as well as military stores of food, munitions, equipments not removed during the periods fixed for evacuation. Stores of food of a kinds for the civil population, cattle, etc., shall be left in situ. Industrial establishments shall not be impaired in any way and their personnel shall not be moved. Roads and means of transportation of every kind, railroad, waterways, main roads, bridges, tele graphs, telephones, shall be in no manner impaired. Must Give Up Rolling Stock . 7. All civil and military personnel at present employed on them shall re main. Five thousand locomotives, fifty thousand wagons and ten thous and motor lorries in good working or der, with all necessary spare parts and fittings, shall be delivered to the associated powers within the period fixed for the evacuation of Belgium and Luxemburg. The railways of Alsace-Lorraine shall be handed over within the same period, together with all pre-war personnel and material. Further material necessary for the working of railways in the country on the left bank of the Rhine shall be left in aitn. All stores of coal and material for the upkeep of permanent ways, signals and repair shops left entire in situ and kept in an efficient state by Germany during the whole period of armistice. All barges taken from the Allies shall be restored to them. A note appended regulates the details of these measures. 8. The German command shall be responsible for revealing all mines or delay-acting fuses disposed on terri tory evacuated, by the German troops and shall assist in their discovery and destruction. The German high com mand shall also reveal all destructive measures that may have been taken (such as poisoning or polluting of springs, wells, etc.) under penalty of reprisals. Our Armies Must Be Fed 9. The right of requisition shall be exercised by the Allies and the United States armies in all occupied terri tory. The upkeep of the troops of oc cupation in the' Rhine land (excluding Alsacc-Lorrane) shall be charged to the German government iu. An immediate repairmuun, without reciprocity, according to de tailed condition which shall be fied, of all Allied and United States prisoners of war. The Allied powers and the Lnited o tales snail oe auie vo uispum; I of these prisoners as they wish. 11. Sick and wounded who cannot be removed from evacuated territory will be cared for by German person nel, who will be left on the spot with the medical material required. 11. Disposition relative to the east ern frontiers of Germany: 12. All German troops at present in any territory which before the war be longed to Russia, Roumania or Turkey shall Withdraw within the frontiers of Germany as they existed on August 1, 1914. Must Evacuate at Once 13. Evacuation by German troops to begin at once and all German instruc tors, prisoners, and civilians as well as military agents, now on the territory of Russia (as defined before 1914) to be recalled. 14. German troops to cease at once all requisitions and seizures and any other undertakings with a view to ob taining supplies intended for Germany in Roumania and Russia (as denned on August 1, 1914.) 15. Abandonment of the treaties of Bucharest and Brest-Litovsk and of the supplementary treaties. Free Access to Evacuated riaces 16. The Allies shall have free ac- . i-J v.. cess to the territories evucumeu vj the Germans on their eastern frontier either through Danzig or by the Vis tula, in order to convey supplies to the population of those territories or for any other purpose. III. Clause concerning East Africa: 17. Unconditional capitulation of all German forces operating in East Af rica within one month. IV. General Clauses: 18. Repatriation, without reciproc ity, within a maximum period of one month, in accordance with detailed conditions hereafter to be fixed, of all civilians interned or deported who mav be citizens of other Allied or as sociated states than those mentioned in clause three, paragraph nineteen, with the reservation that any future claims and demands of the Allies and the United States of America remain unaffected. Reparation Is Demanded 19. The following financial condi tions are required: ReDaration for damage done. While such armistice lasts no public securities shall be re moved by the enemy which can serve as a Dledire to the Allies for the re covery or repatriation for war losses. Immediately restitution of the cash deposit in the National Bank of Bel gium and in general immediate return of all documents, specie, stocks, shares, paper money, together with plant for the issue thereof, touching public or private interests in the in vaded countries. Restitution of the Russian and Roumanian gold yielded to Germany or taken by that power. This srold to be delivered in trust to the Allies until the signature of peace. V. Naval conditions. 20. Immediate cessation of all hos tilities at sea and definite information to be given as to the location and movements of all German ships. No tification to be given to neutrals that freedom of navigation in all terri torial waters is given to the naval and mercantile marines of the Allied and associated powers, all questions of neutrality being waived. Te Surrender 160 Submarines 91. All naval and mercantile ma rine prisoners of war of the Allied and associated cowers in German hands to be returned without reciprocity. 22. Surrender to the Allies and the I True Stories o TRENCH LIFE Sergeant Arthur Guy Errroey, author of the famous war story, "Over the Top entered the fight for world freedom and democracy lonsr before his country got into the great conflict When news came of the sinking of the Lusitania he left his home in New Jersey and went to Londonwhere heenlistedin theBritisharmy. For seventeen months he fought the good fight and then, incapacitated by wounds, he came home to become the foremost writer of war stories. "SoESnewllaere Im France" With EMPEY Is the title of a series of grip ping stories written by Empey telling in a simple but graphic way of experi ences such as hundreds of thousands of American youths have been going through on the battle fronts across the sea. The re cital of these experiences of an American boy who was early in the fight is of intense interest to all Americans. TkU paper has aacaraa' the zclaaive rifhta te Ike pablicaiioa el Eapey's aloriaa ia thia territory. THE FIRST WILL APPEAR IN AN EARLY ISSUE United States of America of 160 Ger man submarines (including all sub marine cruisers and mine laying sub marines) with their complete arma ment and equipment in ports which will be specified by the Allies and the United States of America. All other submarines to be paid off and com nletelv disarmed and placed under the supervision of the Allied Powers and the United States of America. Will Give Up Seventy-Four Ships 23. The following German surface warships, which shall be designated by the Allies and1 the United States of America, shall forthwith be disarmed and therefore interned in neutral ports, or for the want of them, in al lied ports, to be designated by the Al lies and the United States of America and placed under the surveillance of the Allies and the United States of bile Aiuco oiiu w i" . . - . America, only caretakers being left ' " I on board, namely: Six battle cruisers ten battle ships, eight light cruisers, including two mine layers, fifty de stroyers of the most modern type. All other surface warships (including riv er craft) are to be concentrated in German naval bases to be designated by the Allies and the United States of America, and are to be paid off and completely disarmed and placed under the supervision of the Allies and the United States of America. All ves sels of the auxiliary fleet (trawlers, motor vessels, etc.) are to be dis armed. Will Sweep Up Mines 24. The Allies and the United States of America shall have the right to sweep up all mine fields and ob structions laid by Germany outside German territorial waters, and the po sitions of these are to be indicated. 25. Freedom of access to and from the Baltic to be given to the naval and mercantile marinos of the Allied and associated powers. To secure this, the Allies and the United States of America shall be empowered to oc cupy all German forts, fortifications, batteries and defense works of all kinds in all the entrances from the Cattcgat into the Baltic, and to sweep up all mines and obstructions within and without German territorial waters without any question of neutrality being raised, and the positons of all such mines and obstructions are to be indicated. Blockade Is to Continue 26. The existing blockade conditions set up by the Allies and associated powers are to remain unchanged and all German merchant ships found at sea are to remain liable to capture. 27. All naval aircraft are to be con centrated and immobilized In German bases to be specified by the Allies and the United States of America. 28. In evacuating the Belgian coasts and ports, Germany shall abandon all merchant ships, tugs, lighters, cranes, and all other harbor materials, all materials for inland navigation, all aircraft and all materials and stores, all arms and armaments and all stores and apparatus of all kinds. 29. All Black Sea ports are to be its rmiin? all Russian CVKIMWU wx- . j , I war vessels of all descriptions seised I .a - a M A. by Germany in the Black Sea are to I be handed over to the Allies and the United States of America, all neutral merchant vessels seized are to be re leased; all warlike and other materials of all kinds seized in those ports are to be returned and German materials as specified in clause twenty-eight are to be abandoned. 30. All merchant vessels in German hands belonging to the Allied and as sociated powers are to be restored in norts to be specified by the Allies and the United States of America without reciprocity. hi Ko destruction of shins or of materials to be permitted before evac uation. surrender or restoration. 32. The German government will notify the neutral governments of the world, and particularly the govern ments of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Holland, that all restrictions - - . i placed on the trading of their vessels 1.1. 1 ll J I ......'niAil l-11 with the Allied and associated coun tries, whether by the German govern ment or by private German interests and whether in return for specific con cessions such ns export of shipbuilding materials, or not, are immediately canceled. 33 No transfers of German mer tinnt shinninir of anv description to ""TI O w any neutral flag are to take place of ter signature of the armistice. VI. Duration of armistice. 34. The duration of the arnvistice is to be thirty days, with option to ex tend. During this period, on failure of execution of any of the above clauses, the armistice may be de nounccd by any of the contracting parties on forty-eight hours' previous notice. VII. Time limit for reply: 35. This armistice to be accepted or refused by Germany within seventy two hours of notification. HERE'S TO COVEY'S BAND Covey's band is as dependable as Uncle Sam and as loyal to Baxter Springs as one could ask. They are always on the job and they do what ever they are asked to do and do it well. No member of this musical organi zation has told us so, but Covey's band was not treated right Monday The band was enlisted to help put on the parade here and was one of the leading feature s, but they expected to be used in the afternoon and the big automobile pajreant drove ' away to Jonlin leaving a wake of dust and Covev's band sittinir here high and dry without even an "all-day sucker" to help pass the time away. If we have a Liberty loan parade, a Red Cross parade, or any old parade, Covey's band always comes up to the scratch and does it creditably. Coveys haven't complained, but we are com plaining that they should be made provision for, first as a reward of merit and second because they are very valuable to the town. A fund and a permanent place for practice should be set apart for them because Baxter has some entertaining to do ahead and a Joplin band wont come over here just to help ns out. Here's to Covey's and let's do some thing for the band. NEWS FROM OVER THE WORLD Special Dispatches to the Citixen Sent By the International News Service El Paso, Tex., Nov. IS. James Pi- rone and Marie Rsbecchl, both of New York City, aged 15 and 13 years re spectively, arrived here, looking for a chance to learn the cowpunchcr busi ness. They were broke and had no place to go, but explained to a public sergeant that their ambition was to become hurlcrs of the lasso, and bron cho busters. They will be sent home Portland, Ore., Nov. 15. Gcorgeous raiment, including fifty-dollar tailor made suits and sixty-dollar overcoats, with which members of the detective bureau of the Portland police depart ment are decorating themselves, is not chargeuble to graft, but to the war. The Portland Red Cross "salvage shop" is just across the street from police headquarters, and Portland sleuths have discovered that cast off clothing of Portland millionaires that have gone to war may be purchased cleaned and presed for very moderate sums. Hence the general appearance of "a million dollars' worth of clothes" when the Portland "dicks" start out for the day's work. Manchester, Conn., Nov. 15. Dr. T. H. Weldon, who has been working overtime combatng the influenza lo cally, tells this one. He found all the members of a family of eight down with the disease and only a boarder to care for them. He left medicine enough for the entire family. When he returned he found that the boarder had also contracted the malady and becoming frightened had taken all the medicine left for the entire family. The man later recovered and so did the members of the afflicted family. Akron, Ohio, Nov. 15. Charged with carrying concealed weapons, Charles Glass, colored, of Philadelphia and Hog Island, was arraigned before Common Pleas Judge Ahern. "What was this man's condition?" asked the judge. "Slightly inebriated," replied the prosecutor. "No, sah! No, sah, jedge!" protested Glass. "Deed Ah wuz not ncebrated. Ah mought been 'toxicated, an' Ah guess Ah was drunk, but when dc pros-cuter specify Ah was neebrated dat is stretchin' de troof!" Glass was fined $500 and costs. Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 15. "What part of Scotland do you hail from?" an enthusiastic British subject asked a kiltie visiting in Cleveland. "Springfield, Ohio," was the unex pected answer. The kiltie, dressed in Scottish plaids, was a former Ohio boy, George Tum bull, who was in Scotland when the that time, but when the call to the colors came he joined on at once with a regiment of Cameron Highlanders and was one of the first Americans to see service against the Huns. East St. Louis, III., Nov. 15. Chief of Police Sullivan, of this city, has or dered that card games of every kind be discontinued in saloons, clubs and cigar stores between the hours of 7 a. m. and 7 p. m. The chief characterized his order as a "war measure," and said thut any man who has time to play cards (lur ing the day is not assisting the Gov ernment in every way possible to win the war. All violators of the order will be arrested. Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 15. The peo ple who say we haven't real democ racy in this country are absolutely wrong," declared Jeff Davis, king of the hoboes. Jeff then called attention to the fact that "the Governor (Cox of Ohio) spoke, the Mayor (Karb, of Colum bus) spoke and Jeff Davis, king of the hoboes, spoke" at the annual conven tion of the Ohio Federation of Labor here. San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 15. The old and the new navies were joined here the other day when John H. Cady, 72-year-old veteran, and Willis L. Cady, his 18-year-old grand-nephew made a tour of San Francisco seeing the sights together. The elder Cady served on the U. S. S. Vindicator in the Civil War and the younger Cady is attached to the electrical school at Mare Island. New Haven, Conn., Nov. 15. Vrto Fuma, who it is stated has posed at the Yale Art School as a model for pictures of "Our Savious" was ar raigned in court charged with theft of cheese and pleaded guilty. When questioned he refused to say anything about his art experiences or his rea sons for stealing the cheese and was sentenced to jail for thirty days. L. O. Hill, of Brandsville, Mo, a salesman for the Roth Tobacco Co, was here Monday visiting at the home of his sister and brother in law, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Nation NEWS AND COMMENT Who ever fired a revolver shot through G. W. Staten's window Mon- ' day morning must have fired first and thought afterwards. Mr. Staten X is a lawyer. At intervals Monday the earth trembled in Baxter and windows shoolrand rattled. We are informed thut this was caused by dynamite ex plosions near the mines at Picher. The dynamite was exploded to cele brate peuce. They have a way of go ing anybody else ono better down at Picher. Readers of the Daily Citizen read an account of the trip of Oliver Green- street and C. M. Surchet to St. Louis in this issue. In an interview with these gentlemen we learned that there is some things back that cannot yet b printed. The things that are buck are good news and this zinc pro ducts proposition is going to be a mighty line thing for Baxter Springs. We have printed considerable about Mr. Greenstreet's proposition enough perhaps thut first interest ia beginning to pall a little. Rest as sured this is no promotion scheme. It is the real thing and Baxter is the home of a real inventor. The discov ery bids fair to revolutionize the zinc industry, but it will take some time. Big manufacturing companies do not act as soon as they are convinced.. Tlinv lnnlr it nvor nnrl nnn it rloselv i before cominff all the way over. l,Hl The Daily Citizen printed three pa pers yesterday. Among them the first and second Daily extras ever printed in Barxter Springs. The Daily Citizen printed and circulated first here the news of the Kaiser's abdication, the signing of the armistice terms and the terms themselves. The Daily Citizen is determined thut so far as a news paper is concerned, Baxter shall come first in everything. WASN'T THE LOCAL POSTOFFICE Little Item in Daily Citizen Did Not Refer to Baxter Springs Pott Office On Monday the Daily Citizen clip ped a few paragraphs from the Col umbus Advocnte under the heading of "For Heaven's Sake," by N. W. Hus ton. The subjects were mostly coun ty politics, but one of the paragraphs was a little "slap" by Mr. Huston at Doc Hendrickson. Columbus postmast office force this particular paragrapn was run in the uaiiy iiuzen wiuiout credit to the Columbus paper and sounded like it was meant for the Baxter Springs post office. Charlie Smith has been "joshed" some about it, so this is to explain it was all a mistake and not meant for Mr. Smith ami his coworkers at all. Following is the item: "A train through Arkansas is slow; returns from the second ward of Scammon are leisurly; molasses from a jug run slow, but have you tried to buy a stamp at the post office window yet?" .. . a. DU. McCORMICK, CAPTAIN Dr. Gilbert C. McCormick, of this city, has been commissioned a captain in the National Army and is ordered to report to Ft. Riley for special training November 23. This 'is four times that he has vol unteered and been accepted for the army. The dostor has two rifle med als and one pistol medal that were pinned on his blouse by Gen. Pershing. In view of the discontinuance of the draft it is likely that he may not go. ..f aii v n f MV Hill The hospital will be closed the dajr he leaves and will re-open promptly on his return. Dr. McCormick will be in active practice till the day he leaves. Miss Grace Oppcrman visited with friends in Joplin Monday. Miss Sybil and Gladys Ryan visited friends here Monday night. Mrs. E. Cook visited Mrs. W. Ker win in Joplin Monday. Miss nan i niinjis i iihuis - John Stewart in Galena for a few nays. Vnv TVina. Ponnlewell left Mon- v a - -ri night for Kansas City and Independ ence, Ka.., where ne wm visis rela tives. Mrs. J. E. Wilcs'of 1245 Fourteenth street, has as her guests this week. Mrs. Lvman E. Wiles and Mrs. Mal colm Bellairs of Webb City. The . f. ... i 'j i it. ? ladies arc coin war ormea uu . nvtw to aav that the newi that the war was over was received by . them with much joy. ,! :- f Mr. Kinkead of'the News HeraU -office located here, returned after a few weeks visit in St Louis, Mo F-a health is much improved.