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jf LXXXVII No. 248 SPACES. ,w, S,sini! ' HARRISBURC, PA.. MONDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 11, 1918. Wf** -W PEACE EXTRA
ARMISTICE NOW SIGNED;
HOSTILITIES HAVE ENDED
SURRENDER OF
ENEMY ARMIES
ENDS THE WAR
Fighting Ends 6A. M.TodayParisTime
Ry Associated Press
Washington, Nov. 11. —Armistice terms have been,
signed by Germany, the State Department announced
at 2.45 o'clock this morning There was no announce
jft ment as to whether hostilities had ceased or the hour
at which they would|^ase.
The department's announcement simply said: "The
> armistice has been signed."
The world war will end this morning at six o'clock,
Washington time, 11 o'clock Paris time. The armistice
was signed by the German representatives at midnight.
This announcement was made by the State Depart
ment at 2.45 o'clock this morning.
The announcement was made verbally by an official
of the State Department in this form:
"The armistcie has been signed. It was signed at 5
o'clock a. m.„ Paris time and hostilities will cease at 11
o'clock this morning, Paris time."
The terms of the armistice, it was announced, will not
be made public until later. Military men here, however,
regard it as certain that they include:
Immediate retirement of the German military for 2
from France, Belgium and Alsace-Lorraine.
Disarming an ddemobiliz Uion of the German armies.
Occupation by the Allied and American forces of •
j such stragetic points in Germany as will make impos
sible a renewal of hostilities
Delivery of the German h'qh e*s *leet ?vnd a certain
number of submarines to the Allied and v
val forces.
Disarmament of all other German warships under
supervision of the AUied and American navies which
will guard them.
Occupation of the principal German naval bases by
sea forces of the victorious nations.
* Release of Allied and American soldiers, sailors and
i
civilians held prisoners in Germany without such recip
j rocal action by the associated governments,
THERE WAS NO INFORMATION AS TO THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER
WHICH THE ARMISTICE WAS SIGNED. BUT SINCE THE GERMAN COURIER
DID NOT REACH MILITARY HEADQUARTERS UNTIL 10 O'CLOCK YES
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LONDON, NOV. 11, 4 A. M.—THE FLIGHT OF EMPEROR WILLIAM TO HOL- I
LAND IS CONFIRMED FROM SEVERAL SOURCES BUT THERE IS A DIVERGENCE
IN REPORTS RELATIVE TO THE IDENTITY AND NUMBER OF HIS COMPAN
IONS. A COPENHAGEN DISPATCH T O REUTER'S SAY IT IS SEMI OFFICIALLY !
REPORTED IN BERLIN THAT THE EMPEROR, ACCOMPANIED BY TEN MEN
g HAS ARRIVED AT ARNHEIM AND OCCUPIED COUNT VON BENTINCKS j
I CHATEAU. I
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Th.e Greatest News in the History of the World
GERMAN TROOPS
\ GO GVER TO THE
I REVOLUTIONISTS
By Associated Press
Berlin, Saturday, Nov. 9.—(German Wireless to London, Nov.
10.—12.56 P. M.) —The German people's government has been
instituted in the greater part of Berlin. The garrison has gone
over to the government..
EBERT FORECASTS EARLY PEACE
Copenhagen, Nov. 10.—8.50 A. M.—Friedrich Ebert, the
Socialist leader has been appointed imperial chancellor. He has
issued a proclamation saying that he plans to form a people's
: government which will endeavor to bring about speedy peace.
COPENHAGEN HEARS OF BERLIN TROUBLE
Copenhagen, Nov. 10. —The Folff Bureau the semi-!
official news agency of Germany announces in a dispatch i
trom Berlin that it has heen taken over by the soldiers!
[and workmen's council.
I Our Boys in France Must 1
I Stay For Awhile 1
Give to Keep Them 'ell |
Mayor Plans to
Celebrate Peace
llayor Krintfr n|rnt the entire
dn.v In lil oilier keeping In clot*"
touch with the Telegraph nlHce,
, mvalltnK Information tin the Intent
development* In the theater of wnr
and the signing "f the iienee term*.
A* noon ON the term* are signed,
he announced, iireiiurntlonH will
be innde for the big walk-around
whlek will celebrate the glorious
victory. Within n linlf hour after
the new-It la received, the whittle*
will blow and bell* will ring. An
hour afterward the big parade will
be formed In Market Square and
Hnrrixhurg will begin It* pence
I Jubilee. "Till* program will hold
good nt any hour the new* come*
In." the city executive *tated.
; Revolt Is Growing in
All Pfirts of Empire
Ignition. Nov. 10. 11:25 a. ni.—
i Schloswig-Holsteln. the Prussian
province which formerly belonged
i to Demnark, is to bo proclaimed an
i independent repnhlic, says an Ex
change Telegraph dispatch from
Copenhagen.
Kaiser Flees
To Holland To
Save His Neck
.
By Associated Press
Washington, Nov. 10. William
Hohenzollern has arrived in Holland
and is proceeding to the town of Deis
teeg, near Utrecht according to a dis
patch received by the American gen
eral staff to-day from The Hague.
The message said:
"Press reports state that the Kaiser j A
arrived this morning in Maastricht, AI
Holland, and is proceeding to Mid
dachten Castle in the town of Desteeg,
near Utrecht."
Copenhagen, Nov. 10.: —8.15 a. in. —Berlin was occu
pied by forces of the Soldiers' and Workmen's Council
on Saturday afternoon, according to a Wolff Bureau re
port received here.
SEVERE FIGHTING IN BERLIN
London, Nov. 10. —B.s7—Severe lighting took place
in Berlin between 6 and 8 o'clock last night and a vio
lent cannonade was heard from the heart of the city. The
revolution is in full swing in Berlin and the red forces 4
occupy the greater part of the German capital, accord
ing to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Tele
graph Company, quoting Berlin advices sent froiiTthere
at 3 o'clock this morning.
\V hen the cannonade began the people thought the
Reichsbank was being bombarded and thousands rush
ed to the square in front of the Crown Prince's palace.
[lt was later determined that other buildings were under
! lire. e ,
—l .
PRINCESS HEINRICH WOUNDED BY MOB
_ Copenhagen, Nov. 10.—8.50 a. m.—According to a
[frontier message Princess Heinrich, wife of the grand
son of Ludwig 111, of Bavaria, was wounded in the arm
when fired upon as she was fleeing from Munich. She
and her husband now are hiding in southern Bavaria
with Princess Adalbert, wife of Emperor William's
third son.
MANY PERSONS KILLED AND WOUNDED
London, Nov. 10. —10.1Z a. 111. —Many persons were
killed and wounded before the officers surrendered. The
red forces are in control and have restored order. Strong
guards are marching through the streets.
CROWN PRINCE'S PALACE SEIZED
London, Nov. 10. —10.14 a. m. —The Crown Prince's
palace has been seized by the revolutionists. The people 4
are shouting ."long live the republic!" and are singing
the "Marseillaise."
Geddes Sure German Fleet Was Ordered Out,
But Men Rebelled Rather Than Fight British
Loftdon, Nov. 10.—(British Wireless Service) —At the
banquet following the Lord Mayor's "Victory" show Sir
Eric Geddes, First Lord of the Admiralty, made interesting
disclosures. He said that those who were charged with re
sponsibility had waited hourly for the possibility of a naval
Armageddon. The whole was set for a great sea battle
but something was wrong. The arm that was going to try
thejast desperate gambling stroke was papralyied.
'The German Navy, I am as convinced as I am standing
here to-night," the First Lord, "was ordered out, and
the men would not come."
Half the German fleet, he declared, was flying the red
flag—and the German fleet was flying the red flag because j
it realized that it was not engaged in a god Cause. J
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