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V OUR PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES THE TERMS OF ARMISTICE—BACK OF RHINE IN 14 DAYS. POOR OLD 6ERMAIIY WAS ALL IN Must Surrender Entire Navy—Get Out of Russia—Yield Guns and Stores —Pay Damages—No Chqnce to Come Back. Washington, Nov. 11.—The terms of the armistice with Germany were read to congress by President Wilson at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Assembled in the hall of the house, where 19 months ago senators and rep resentatives heard the president ask for the declaration of war, they today heard him speak the words which her ald the coming of peace. The president spoke as follows: Gentlemen of the Congress : In these anxious 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 circumstan ces of the situation with which it is necessary to deal. The German authorities who have at the invitation of the supreme war council been in communication with •Marshal Foch have accepted and sign ed the terms of armistice which he was authorized and instructed to commu nicate to them. Those terms are as follows: I. Military clauses on western front : 1. Cessation of operations by land and in the air six hours after the sign ing of the armistice. 2. Immediate evacuation of invad ed countries—Belgium, France, Alsace Lorraine, Luxemburg—so ordered as Uf be completed within 14 days from the signing of the armistice. German troops which will have not left the above mentioned territories within the period fixed will become prisoners of war. Occupation by the allied and United States forces jointly will keep pace with evacuation in these areas. All movements of evacuation and occu pation will be regulated in accordance with a note annexed to the stated terms. 3. Repatriation beginning at once jand to be completed within 14 days of all Inhabitants of the countries above mentioned. The strictly military terms of the armistice are embraced in 11 specif! cations which include the evacuation of all invaded territories, the with drawal of the German troops from the left hank of the Rhine and the sur render of all supplies of war. The terms also provide for the aban donment by Germany of the treaties of Bucharest and Brest-Litovsk. The naval terms provide for the eur render of 160 submarines, 60 destroy ers, six battle cruisers, 10 battleships, eight light cruisers and othem iscel laneous 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 teh al lied countries. Among the finoncial terms included are restitution for damage done by the German armies: restitution of the cash taken from the National Bank of Belgium and return of gold taken from Russia and Rumania. The military terms Include the sur render of 5000. guns, half field and half light artillery; 30,000 machine guns, 3000 flame throwers and 2000 air planes. The surrender of 6000 locomotives, 60,000 wagons, 10,000 motor lorries, the railways of Alsace-Lorraine for use by the allies and stores of coal and iron also are included. The immediate repatriation of all al lied and American prisoners without reciprocal action by the allies also is included. In connection with the evacuation of the left bank of the Rhine it is pro vided that the allies shall hold the crossings of the river at Coblentz, Co logne and Mayence, together with the bridge heads in a 30 kilometer radius. German troops are to retire at once from any territory held by Russia, Rumania and Turkey before the war. The right bank of the Rhineland, that occupied by the allies, is to be come a neutral zone and the bank held by the Germans is to be evacuat ed in 19 dayB. The armistice is for 30 days, but the president spoke of the war "coming to an end." The allied forces are to have access to the evacuated territory either through Dantzig or by the river Vis tula. The unconditional capitulation of all German forces in east Africa within one month is provided. Poland Absorbs Galicia. Amsterdam.—Poland has assumed sovereignty over Galicia. Galicia is a crownland of Austria-Hungary north of the Carpathians. It has an area of 30,307 square miles and in normal times had a population of some 7,000 000 people. If a man, a merchant or a mon arch, will persist in "raising hell," he need not expect to Bldestep the job of shoveling coal. IDAHO NEWS PARA6RAPHS ' Recent Happenings In This State GIverîNn Brief Items for Busy Readers. The epidemic of influenza is on the increase at Elk River. The Rathdrum schools report the sale of war savings Stamps to the amount of $2400. Thomas Culbertson of Bovill is un der arrest upon a charge of attempted criminal assault on a 14-year-old girl. Mrs. David C. McKissick, age 60, wife of David C. McKissick, manager of the Northwest Light and Water company of Wallace, died recently. J. M. Bennington, merchant, of Car eywood, who entered a plea of guilty to a charge of forgery, was sentenced to 5 years in the penitentiary at Spo kane. If no further cases of influenza de velop the Sandpolnt schools may re sume Nov. 18. The ban on picture houses and •public gatherings yill probably be removed at the same time. Miss Catherine Lansing, age 42, died recently at Lewiston from the "Flu." Miss Lansing was among the most de voted of Red Cross workers, and, for the last year had given practically all of her time to this work. . The influenza epidemic has run its course in Lewis county, no new cases having been reported for nearly two weeks. In all 23 deaths occurred in Lewis county from the epidemic, 15 being at Nez Perce and eight at Ilo Vollmer. One doctor in Kellogg reported 400 cases of Spanish influenza. In some families six and seven members are in bed from the disease—all regulations are closely followed, but it seems to be on the Increase. Eight have died Fri day and Saturday. A special train of 13 double-decked stock cars of sheep left Moscow Sun day for Chicago. The sheep are own ed by Ross Howard of Moscow. They are to be "fed in transit" and will be unloaded and fattened in Nebraska. Mr. Howard has seven more carloads to follow. Each car contained about 250 head. Work on a Y. M. C. A. building for the university will be begun at once, according to Dr. E. H. Llndley, presi dent of the university. The building will cost between $7000 and $8000. The expense of construction will be defray ed by the war council of the Y. M. C. A. The University of Idaho will sup ply the site, heat and light. Two complete distilling plants, for making liquor were recently captured in Latah county and the men operat ing them are now in jail at Moscow. Steve Weller was caught in the act of making liquor in the basement of . the Urquohart building. Charles Thyl, a bachelor, was caught in the timber between Troy and Avon by the sheriff with a complete still and 15 gallons of liquor he was making. A steady downpour of rain fell Sat urday and Sunday around Moscow. The roads will be put in bad condi tion and will be impassable for every thing but teams and heavy loads can not be hauled. Practically all of the grain has been hauled, but the apple harvest is now in full swing and heavy loads of apples have been com ing to town, daily. Potato digging is now in progress, but hauling is not half done. The rain will be of great benefit to fall-sown wheat, but it will stop plowing for a few days. H. G. Avery, county agent for Lin coln county, who was appointed sell ing agent for hay for four counties in that part of the state with a surplus of 100,000 tons, sold a large amount of the hay and arrangements are being made to secure a reduction amounting to 50 per cent in the freight rate on hay from southern to northern Idaho. The hay is being sold through county agents and farm bureaus direct from producer to consumer without any mid dlemen's profits. The prices ard from $18 to $21 per ton, f. o. b. at south Ida ho points. Only carload orders are taken. PLANT8 TURN OUT 144 LOCOMOTIVES IN A 8INGLE WEEK In one week three big American plants turned out 144 complete locomo tives of standard gauge for operation in this country and in France. This number is twice the average weekly output of these plante for the eight y^ars preceding last August. A still higher rate of production is expected in the next three months. The weight of these engines ranged from 83 to 150 tons each. Last Day of Battle. On the battlefront Sunday the Ger mans everywhere continued to suffer defeat at the hands of the British, French and American forces. Bishop Evans Tyree said in a Nash ville interview: "The German 'Gott' is a warring di vinity; a heathen divinity. The Ger man idea of goodness reminds me of the bereaved widow, Mrs. Wash White. " 'So you've lost your husband,' said Mrs. Cal Clay. # 'He certainly was a good man, wasn't he?' " 'He certainly was,' said the widow. 'No three cops in Nola county could handle him.' "—Exchange. G. C. Tilton has succeeded A. A. Holdal, Spanway general merchant. AMERICANS,AT ALLIED CONFERENCE THAT FIXED ARMISTICE TE'RMS 6SNEB4L T.H-BUrtCV APHiKAL HElftY T.HAVQ ^ These men, advised by. specialists of the United States government who have been sent to Europe, are America's representatives at the conference of the allies which determined the terms of the armistice to which the central powers submited. Colonel House is the person al representative of Presi dent Wilson, General Bliss is sent over to speak for the army and Admiral Benson for the navy, while General Pershing, commander of the Expeditionary Forces, and Admiral Mayo of the naval forces will be listened to' be cause of their direct con tact with the German fight -ing forces. It*. ««Owe». coi-.'E-w-'Houy'a— • .'•x V . * 1 * 1 admiral w j? bejwob POOR OID KAISER HAS HIT THE TRAIL DECLARATION MADE IN DECREE ISSUED AT BERLIN BY EM PEROR'S CHANCELLOR. HE AND HIS SON FORGED OUT A Regency Will Be 8et Up—All Heads of Governments of Central Powers Have Died or Lost Sovereignly William and "Gott" Part.. - William Hohenzoilern. Gorman em peror and king of Prussia, has de cided to renounce the throne. This declaration is made in a de cree issued at Berlin by the German imperial chancellor, Prince Max of Baden. The Germ#? crown prince tfTll also renounce the throne and a regency will be set up. Prince Max will remain in office until matters connected with the abdi cation of the emperor are settled, and Friedrich Elbert, vice president of the social democratic party, will re place him as chancellor during the regency. Country Virtually Ruined. Thirty years and almost five months after he ascended the imper ial throne William Hohenzoilern, his armies defeated in the field forced to sue for armistice terms and the German people rising in revolt, gives up his power. He came into authority with the country at the threshold of an era of peace and material pro gress; he leaves it torn by revolu tion and Buffering from the hard ships and sacrifices of more than four years of war—virtually ruined. Prince MaxlmUi-n, the imperial chancellor, will remain in office un til questions connected with the abdi cation at the emperor are settled. For the regency, Friedrich Ebert, a socialist and president of the main committee of the relchstag, will be chancellor. Ernest August, duke of Brunswich, son-in-law of the emperor, also has abdicated and renounced the rights of his heir. Died or Lost Thrones. With the passing from power of William Hohenzoilern, all the heads of the governments of the central powers when tljey entered the war have died or lost their thrones. Em peror Francis Joseph and the sul tan of Turkey died before their coun tries agreed to allied armistice terms, and Ferdinand of Bulgaria abdicated to be succeeded by his son, who gave up the throne when his people rose against him. The other European emperor at the beginning of the war, Nicholas Romanoff, was deposed in March, 1917, and murdered in July, 1918. Gone to Holland. William Hohenzoilern, the abdicat ed German emperor and king of Prus sit, and his eldest son, Frederick Wil liam, who hoped some day to rule the German people, are reported to have fled to Holland. The revolution which is in ress throughout Germany, although it seemingly is a peaceful one, prob ably threw fear into the hearts of the former kaiser and the crown prince 'and' caused them to take asy lum in a neutral state. Wilhelm II, reigning king of the monarchy of Württemberg, is declar ed to have abdicated Saturday night, and reports have it that the grand duke of Hesse, ruler of the grand duchy of Hesse, has decreed the for mation of a council of state to take over the government there. Every dynasty in Germany is to be sup pressed and all the princes exiled, according to Swiss advices. Press reports state that the kaiser had arrived at Maastricht, Holland, and is proceeding to Middachten cas tle in the town of DeSteeg, near Ut recht" DeSteeg is on the (ruelders Yssel, an arm of the Rhine river, about 40 miles east of Utrechj and 12 miles from the German border* The cha teau Middachten, to which the former emperor is reported to be proceed ing, belongs to Count William Fred erick Charles " Henry von Bentinck. Middachten castle dates back to the year 1697. Practically the whole German gen eral staff accompanied the former emperor, and 10 automobiles carried the party. The automobiles were bristling with rifles and all the fugi tives were armed. The ex-kaiser was in uni form.' Eyaden lies about midway between Liege and Maastricht, on Jhe Dutch border. Surrender CroWns Saturday. Emperor William signed a letter of abdication on Saturday morning at the German grand.^headquarters in the presence of Crown Prince Fred erick William and Field Marshal von Hindenburg. The German crown prince signed his renunciation to the throne shortly afterward. It is believed that King Ludwig of Bavaria and King Frederick August of Saxony also have abdicated. eBfore placing his signature to the document an urgent message from Phillip Scheidemann, a socialist mem ber without portfolio in the imperial cabinet, was handed to the emperor. He read it with a shiver. Then he signed the paper, saying: "It may be for the good of Germany." The emperor Was deeply moved. He consented to sign the document only when he got the news of the latest events in the empire. H. HOOVER TO DIRECT AID TO 8TARVING EUROPE Our Food Administrator Will Leave 8oon to Direct Work in France and Belgium. Washington, D. C.—At the request of President Wilson, Food Administrator Hoover will leave soon for Europe to direct preparations for feeding the people of redeemed northern France and Qelgium, and aiding in the task of preventing starvation in Austria, Bul garia and Turkey. Mr. Hoover, it is understood, will not relinquish his position as food admin istrator, although his attention will be devoted almost entirely to working out the food problems of Europe along lines followed by the Belgian relief commission, of which he is still chair man. The plan contemplates relief also for southern Europe, including Serbia, Ru prog-mania and Montenegro. AND GEM LOST GERMANS SIGNED THE GREAT ARMISTICE AT MIDNIGHT OF SUNDAY. SURRENDERS ARMY AND NAVY Hostilities Ceased at 11 A. M., Mon day, Paria Time, at 3 A. M. Pa cific Coast Time—Probable Terms Are 8tated. Washington, D. C., Nov. 11.—The world war will end this morning at 6 o'clock Washington time, 11 o'clock Paris time. The armistice was sign' ed by the German representatives at midnight. This announcement was made by the state department at 2:50 o'clock this morning. (Six o'clock a. m., Washington time is 3 a. m. Pacific coast time.) The terms of the armistice, it was announced, will not be made public until later. Military men here, how ever, regard it as certain that they include: Probable Terms. Immediate retirement of the Ger man military forces from France, Bel gium and Alsace-Lorraine. Disarming and demobilization of the German armies. Occupation by the allied and Amer ican forces of such streteglc points in Germany as will make impossible renewal of hostilities. Delivery in part of the German high seas fleet and a certain number of submarines to the allied navalf forces. Disarmament of all other German warships under supervision of the al lied and American navies which will guard them. Occupation of the principal Ger man naval bases by sea forces of the victorious nations. Release of allied and American sol diers, sailors and civilians held pris oners in Germany without such recip rocal action by the associated govern mente. At the Hour Fosh Set. Germany had been given until 11 o'clock this morning, French time, 6 o'clock Washington time, to accept. So hostilities will end at the hour set by Marshal Fosh for a decision by Germany for peace or for continua tion of the war. The momentous news that the af mistice had been sighed was tele phoned to the White House for trans mission to the president a few min utes before it was giVen to the news paper correspondents. Later it was said that there would be no state ment from the White House at this time. Terms Most 8tringent. London, Saturday, Nov. 9._The German armistice terms, the Dally Express says It understands, are even more'stringent than those forecast on October 31. Germany will be abso lutely deprived, the newspaper adds from further military power or ac tion on land and sea and In the air. SPREADS OVER All COUNCIL OF WORKMEN AND SOL DIERS DECLARES STRIKE— TROÔPS JOIN THEM. FIERCE FIGHTIII6 EVERYWHERE Crown Prince's Palace Seised by Mob, Which Shouts "Long Live^he Re public—eLlpsig, Stuttgart, fo togne, Frankfort Join. Berlin.—The German peoples' gov ernment has been instituted in the greater part of Berlin. The garrison has gone over to the government. • General 8trlke Declared. The workmen's and soldiers' coun cil has declared a general strike. The troops and machine guns have been placed at the disposal of the council. Guards which had been stationed at the public offices and other buildings have been withdrawn. Friedrich Ebert (vice president of the social democratic party) is carry ing on the chancellorship. New Government's Statement. The text of the statement issued by the people's government reads. "In the course of the forenoon of Saturday the formation of a new German people's government was ini taited. The greater part of the Ber lin garrison and other troops sta tioned there temporarily, went over to the pew government. "The leaders of the deputation of the social democratic party declared that they would not shoot against the people. They said they would, in accord with the people's government, intercede in favor of the maintenance of order. Thereupon in the offices and public buildings the guards which had been stationed there were with drawn. "The business of the imperial chan cellor is being carried on by the so cial democratic deputy, Herr EJbert" Severe fighting took place in Ber lin Sunday, and a violent cannonade was heard from the heart of the city. The revolution is in full swing in Berlin and the red' forces occupy the greater part of the German capital. The crown prince's palace was seized by the revolutionists. The peo ple shouted, "Long live the republic" and sang the 'M'arseillaise." Many Cities Join RevolL Leipsic, the largest city in Sax ony; Stuttgart, the capital of Wurt temburg, and Cologne and Frankfort have joined the revolution. The soldiers' councils at Stuttgart, Cologne and Frankfort have decided to proclaim a republic. Essen, where the great Krupp steel works are situated, is reported to be In the hands of the revolutionaries. Lieutenant Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, the head of the Krupp works, and his wife, have been ar rested. Schleswig-Holstein, the Prussian province, which formerly belonged to Denmark, is to be proclaimed in independent republic. CALL OFF ARMY DRAFT. Navy and Marines to Go On—Have Great Work Ahead—Cancel No vember Call to Army. Leins. Washington, D. C., Nov. 11.—By or der of President Wilson, Provost Mar shal General Crowder today directed the cancellation of all outstanding draft calls, stopping the movement during the next five days'of 252,000 men .and setting aside all November calls for over 300,000 men. . Secretary Baker announced that so far as practicable, all men who have been called and who have not yet com pleted their training will be immedi ately turned b/ick to civilian life. A small number of men in eastern states commenced entraining at 6 a. m. today for cantonments under the calls and the cancellation comes too late to affect their status. They will be considered as in the army until de mobilized. Men not yet entrained whether spe cially inducted or assembled by gen eral call for whom the day and hour of service has been set by draft boards will be considered as honorably dis charged and so paid. Calls for the navy and marine corpB are not affected by the cancellation and entrainment of men for these ser vices will continue as ordered. Draft boards will continue classifi cation of registrants of Sept. 12. Secretary Daniels today announced no Immediate step would be taken to ward demobilizing any part of the na val forces of the United States. It was hinted "at the navy depart ment that the United States, the rich est nation of the world, and the least sufferer from the war of all the great powers, might be called upon to do the greatest share of navy police work for enforcement of armistice terms. • German Rich Try to Escape. Copenhagen.— The Danish frontier is being strictly guarded by the Ger man soldiers' council. This is being done, it was stated, in order to pre vent the escape of rich people, gen erals and other high officers.