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LXXXVII— No. 249 16 PAGES '?%*! VPS* HARRISBURG, PA., MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 11, 1918. ™MIEjSL L o fl cffis Eß HOME EDITION *
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ALLIED TERMS MAKE GERMANY HELPLESS;
AMERICANS FIRE FINAL SHOT OF WAR
Enthusiastic City Celebrates Signing of the Armistice
EN EM Y'S ARMY, NAVY
AND WEALTH TAKEN
TO RESTORE LOSSES
CAUSED BY THE WAR
Every Particle of Power and Prestige
Removed From Nation Wrecked by
Kaiser William; Our Armies to
Enforce Stringent Terms
Upon Defeated People
By Associated Press
Washington, Nov. 1 I.—The terms of the armistice with Germany were
read to Congress by President Wilson at one o'clock this afternoon.
Assembled in the hall of the House, where nineteen months ago Senators and
Representatives heard the President ask for a declaration of war, they to-day heard
him speak the words which herald the coming of peace. The President spoke as
'follows:
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Gentlemen of tlic Congress:
In these times of rapid and stupendous change it will in some degree lighten my sense of
responsibility to perform in person the duty of communicating to you some of the larger cir
cumstance sof the situation with which it's necessary to deal.
The German authorities, who have at the invitation of the supreme war council, been in com
munication with Marshal Foch have accepted and signed the terms of armistice; wh'ch he was
authorized and instructed to communicate to them. Those terms are as follows:
n .
Surrender to Itliinc
The strictly military terms of tlfe
armistice ure embraced in eleven j
specifications which include the
evacuation of all nvaded territories. I
the withdrawal of the German troops
from the left bank of the Rhine and ■
(lie surrender of all supplies of war.
The terms also provide for the j
abandonment by Germany of- the j
treaties of Bucharest and Tfrest-Rit- 1
ovsk.
Allies to Take Navy
The naval terms provide for the J
surrender of one hundred and sixty j
submarines, fifty destroyers, six bat-!
tie cruisers, ten battleships, eightj
light cruisei and ohter msceljane- I
ous ships.
All Allied vessels in German hands
are to be surrendered and Germany
is to notify neutrals that they are
free to trade at once on the seas
with the Allied countries.
To .Make Restitution
Among the financial tferms in
cluded arc restitution for damage
done by the German armies; restitu
tion of the cash taken from the Na
tional Bank of Belgium and return
of gold taken front Russia and Ru- !
mania.
The military terms include the'!
surrender of five thousand guns, half j
field and half light artillery; thirty j
thousand machine guns, three thou- j
sand flame throwers and two thou- j
sand airplanes.
Seise Transportation
The surrender of live thousand lo
comotives, fifty thousand wagons,
ten thousand motor lorries, the rail
ways of Alsacfe-Rorraine for use by
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MAYOR PLANS
GREAT PEACE
DEMONSTRATION
Mayor Daniel J,. Keister an- j
nounced this morning that in a j
day or two he will issue a proc- '
tarnation setting aside a day
which will be devoted to a peace
Jubilee and victory parade, the
Inltcr similar to the parade of
July 4 but much larger. Complete
plans for the big celebration will
bo made at. once and it is likely it
will he held in about two weeks.
While impromptu street demon
strations may be held during the j
day the Mayor said that the city !
will bold an organized celebration |
as soon as plans can be made for it. ]
THE WEATHERI
;
For llorrlNhurg mid vlclnOi Knfr I
to-night itnif Tuemlayi contlnurtl
• 00l to-night, slightly warmer
Tuesday.
Huns Pay Staggering
Price to Win Peace
The terms imposed by the Allies follow:
: I—Military clauses on western front:
I—Cessation of operations bv land and in the air six hours
after the signature of the armistice.
To Evacuate Invaded Countries
j - —Jmmedatc evacuaton of nvaded countries: Belgium,
France, Alsace-Loraine, Luxemburg, so ordered as to be com
pleted within fourteen days from the signature of the armistice.
German troops vvlnich have not left the above mentioned territories
within the period fixed, will become prisoners of war. Occupation
by the Allied and United States forces jo'ntly will keep pace
with evacuation in these areas. All movements of evacuation and
occupation will be regulated in accordance \\Vh a note annexed to
the stated terms.
Repatriatipn Begins Immediately
3—Repatriation beginning at once and to be completed within'
i fourteen days of all inhabitants of the countries above mentioned,
j including hostages and persons under trial or convicted.
Equipment to Be Surrendered
4—Surrender in good rendition by the German armies of the
following equipment: .Five thousand guns (two thousand five
hundred heavy, two thousand five hundred field) thirty thousand
machine guns. Three thousand mitinewerfer. Two thousand air
planes (fighters, bombers—firstly D. Seventy-threes and night
bombing machines). The above to he delivered in situ to the
Allies and the United States troops in accordance with the de
tailed conditions laid down in the annexed note.
Allied Armies to Control
| .
j s—Evacuation by the German armies to the countries on the
i left bank of the Rhine. These countries on the left bank of the
Rhine shall be administered by the local authorities under the
control of the Allied and United States armies of occupation.
The occupation of these territories will he determined by Allied
and United States garrisons holding the principal crossings of
the Rhine, Mayence. Coblenz, Cologne, together with bridgeheads
at these points in thirty kilometer radius on the right bank and
i by garrisons similarly holding the strategic points of the regions,
j A neutral zone shall be reserved on the right of the Rhine between
i the stream and a line drawn parallel to it forty kiloyietcrs to the
\ east from the frontier of Holland to the parallel of Cernsheim
j and as far as practicable a distance of thirty kilome'ves 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 within a future period of eleven days, in all nineteenj
days after the signature of the armistice. All movunents of j
j [Continued on Pftgc 12.] , |
The Greatest News in the History of the World
ALL SALOONS
CLOSED AFTER
HOTEL BRAWL
Intoxicated Men Only Blemish
to Joyful Peace Dem
onstration
All saloons in Harrisbuig were or
dered closed by Daniel L. Keister,
mayor, at 11 o'clock this morning.
The order was handed to J. Ed
ward Wetzel, chief of police, who
instructed all officers to enforce it
at once.
Mayor Keister took the prompt ac
tion to curb dlsorderliness on the
streets when it became apparent that
the celebration of the signing of the
arniistice by the Germans would be
all-day jubilation by the entire city.
Disorderliness occurring in a num
ber of saloons and on the streets by
[Continued on I'age 12.]
DEMAND FOR GREAT
RELIGIOUS SERVICE
IS GROWING RAPIDLY
j .
(Wide Approval (liven Plan by Ministers and Laymen;
Christian Nation Should Give Thanks For Victory
J Widespread approval for the niove
; meat for a big public thanksgiving
I service In recognition of the favor of
i the Almighty In the cessation of hos
tilities has been voiced by the min
isters of the city, and the hope was
generally expressed that such a
meeting, of all denominations, be
held in the near future, preferably
before the ond of this week. The
movement already has guined muny
friends among the laymen.
The suggestion thut a general
thanksgiving service, or series of
services be held in the various
TELEGRAPH HAD
! PEACE NEWS AT
2:46 A. M. TODAY
,This Newspaper First on the
| Street With News Armistice
Signed; Dramatic Story
■ I The Harrisburg Telegraph was the
,! first newspaper, in Harrisburg to
i publish the Associated Press bulle
! tin this morning announcing the end
1 of the war by the signing of the
• armistice terms. The 'Peace Extra"
. was scarcely off the press before dis
i patches from Washington began to
: outline the time of signing, the ces
s nation of hostilities and the prob
s able terms of the agreement! Anoth
. er edition containing fulldetails was
immediately run off and the thous
• ands that had by that time begun
[Continued 011 I'ngc 12.]
churches of the city, .commemorating
In a serious manner the termination
of hostilities, was made, Saturday by
the, Telegraph and the movement
for a huge general meeting of public
worship to be held some evening this
week hus resulted.
The entire sentiment of the min
istry of the city was crystallized in a
statement made to-day by the Ilev.
13. A. Pylon president of the Harris
burg Ministerial Association. L>r. I
Pyles said: "I would like to see u
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'DELIRIUM OF JOY
SETS CITY WILD
OVER WAR'S END
Wonderful Demonstration in
Middle of Night Joined
by Thousands
GERMANY HAS CAPTULATKD!
! This was the news Hashed to the
world at 2:45 this morning.
| With the signing of the armistice
I by the remnants of the once mighty
| military machine built by the Kaiser
for the destruction, of civilization,
| Karrlsburg went wild with enthus
: I asm unequhled In the history of
] the city.
It was no matter that every
I whistle shrieked its shrill blast of
VICTORY in the dead of the night,
Harrisburg was ready to celebrate
the coming of peace won by the
might of the Allied and American
arms on the field of battle.
Enthusiasm Sweeps City
In a moment thousands of hastily
dressed home folk were hurrying to
the central part of the city for the
impromptu celebration whteb for
spontaneity gnd enthusiasm surpass
ed anything ever before attempted.
In the great crowd that surged
[Continued on I'age .]
Beautiful War Posters
j Are Much in Demand by
Persons Making Collection
■Many persons have called at the
■ district headquarters of the' United
i War Work campaign at the Gilbert
| building for some of the bcuutlfid
i lithographs of the various activities.
hut until the general distribution
: of the lithographs and posters were
i made, throughout tlie district these
| requests could not be granted. It
1 was announced to-day. however, that
beginning to-morrow' persons who
desire these beautiful posters for
their private homes can be accom
modated so long us they last by
calling at headquacters for them. i
WAR ENDS WHILE <
ALL GERMANY IS
IN REVOLUTION
Greatest Conflict of History Closes at
6 A. M.y With Kaiser in Flight and His
j Empire Accepting Allies' Terms
With the American Army
on the Sedan Front, Nov.
11.—2 P. M. Thousands
of American heavy guns
fired the parting shot to the
Germans at exactly eleven
j o'clock this morning.
By Associated Press
The greatest war in history)
■ended this morning at 6 o'clock.!
Washington time.
Announcement of the tre- j
mendous event was made at the <■
State Department at the Capital j
at 2.45 o'clock this morning and j
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CLERGYMAN EDITOR PASSES OUT "- JS
4 Montclai- N j.- TJie £ey. Dr. James Chatnplin ,'J ■ 'q
T crnald, cl- and .author died at his ham*-jji I
4 -tor of Baptist churches in Maina i 9
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|* MARRIAGE LICENSES '1
Kdvynrd V. Couglln, ( amp Colt, Gettysburg, and Imir l ong, M
1 T KMM City, Mo.t John F. Trout, Nlddletowa, and Bather G. J|
(k Steever, llHrrUhurg.
HINDENBURG IS
READY TO OBEY
THE NEW POWER,
By Associated Press
I,OM)ON. Nov. 11.—Field Mm-.,
find von llindciihurg has placed!;
himself and the Gorman army at
the disposition of the new people's
government of Herlln, says a dis-i
patch from the German capital by ,1
way of Copenhagen. The ItuldE
marshal asked the Cologne sol 4'
tilers' and workers' eoutieil to send
delegates to German main head-,;
quarters ut once. A delegation left. _
' Cologne Monday morning. Field ■
1 Marshal von llindciihurg said he fl
| j had taken this action "in order .fl
I to avoid chaos." S

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