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REVOLUTION 18 8PREAOINC RAP. IDLY THROUGH CITIES OF EMPIRE DEMAND KAISER ABDICATE (Vrrman $ociah*ts Imuc Ultimatum That Unleaa Kauer Abdicates Im mediately That Party Will Withdraw» Frsm Government I 'op» iilmgcn, N»v. !• Tin* German •|-mint lull Is re,»»rl»**l to have «prend lute Me* klenburg Kch* crin und »*«i*t I'mssi.i, ihn» extending It iirr.t»» prac flially lin 4 «hui»- inir<li»*rti purl 'on of I hi* ampin* The ill I»-» nl K<li w frlu n ml Tll»lf Iibv»* Jnliifil I In- revolt, Mini Wllholm» lunfii mul Hrcinerlmven North »ra (»iris. ni»<> are r**|*ort**d in have Joliu-d ITif whole German navy noiv 1» in the liuinls of tin* ri»!*, »11 y reports. The progre*» of ihr- rexolution I» 1I1 I Und to In' compantl Ively peaceful. II I» rx*|M»rt«*d the rex*»|iillun!»l» have »•deed Kenilt'i hurg. 13 mile» northeast of Ptenaburg Tin* railway between Flensburg ami KIM I» reportetl destroyed. 'IY*e newspaper l*»lltlk**u says II •Io.*» not doubt that the majority of 1 lie releliNtiig parties will unuiilunnisly denininl the kaleer'» abdication. whleli may be egpeetint «I any lime, ibe I'o llltken «aye. DEMAND KAISER'S ABDICATION. * ________ I hotel. Nov. (I. The t'orreeiHiudeneo Kuelallate. the uffleial organ of the • ieruian Km lallst party, baa went to the chancellor an ultimatum deine ail ing the Immediate abdleallnu of the kaiaer amt the renuiielatlon of ihe throne by the crown prlnee. If theae detuaud» are not »ceded to. Ilie Mo Huilât* aald they would retire from Ihe government. The foregoing lafuruiatlon wax ran I a lin'd In a ■llapah'h filed In Kerlla. REICHSTAG PROCRASTINATES. Ilaael, Nov 1» The Berlin Gazette aniMMHtff* the Inter parly committee of the relfhalag ba« taken no dofleton »e«|ie«'t1iig the quealtun of the abdlen fliMi of the tlerimin emperor, but Hint I lie» majority recognise« the lm|*ertoun ne»'i*itaily of no early solution of the problem. KAISER DECLINES TO QUIT. Ainaterdiun, Nov. I». Emperor Wil liam of Germany declined to accede to the dentil ini» that be nbdlcato. «aya a Herman wlrelc*» dispatch picked up here laat night. To the ultimatum of the Koclnllata the etupernr replied through Mlutater of the Interior Drew» that he refused to abdicate voluntarily «su the ground that he could nut at the moment of peace undertake the terrible reapnual hlltty of handing over Germany to the entente and delivering up ihe country to anarchy. COMMUNICATION CUT. Amsterdam, Nov. I». Telegraphic* communication between Amsterdam «ml Berlin. I.uebeek, Bremen ami Hamburg has been »tupped at the re nnest of the Berlin postal authorities. A report I« current that there have been disturbance» at Kanon. WILL END TURK RULE. Washington, Nov II. Complete and flnnl libera 1 Ion of Ibe |>eoples of the «•stern Mediterranean countrlea from the oppression of the Turks and the establishment of governments deriv ing their authority from the free choice of the native populations are the alms af Prance and Ureal Britain. This announcement Is made In a formal statement Issued by the Bril Uli embassy by direction of the Hrl lab foreign office In conjunction with the F rench government. AUSTRIA WILL PROTEST. Amsterdam. Nov. U Austria will protest against the Interpretation of •ny clause of the armistice as mean lug that enemy armies are entitled to attack tiertnany through Austria, ac cording in adxlees from Vienna. Italians Occupying Tarritary. Rome. Nov. 7. The condition« of the armistice betweeu the cnleute nation» and Austria are being i-arried out artthmit delay. Italian tr«>o|>a have be gun to occupy ihe trrrltory which will be held a« a guarantee that the rlau»e« •f the agreement will tie observe*I WAR PROORAM GOES RIGHT ON OESPITE PEACE TALK Washington. Nov ** Secretary of War (taker yesterday reiterate.I hi» «lateinem that "the way program »vf the United State* had not been retarded la the slightest degree by the Indus tria» situation Not a single 'outran Car supplies or rounltloo« has beeu ran «•tied which would not have been can ratted If tha armistice negotiation* bad •at been pending." Mr, Baker »aid "Ha order« affecUog the draft hav» Baa* laauad." iLbiAN.iIX. Atfc' m. * ftoAi mtpfo.feJBWJ ei.»io x»S»*l i or n Now on« per I'm« l.lrnl. lien. (1111 m! 11 . chief of lh»* gen ersl stuff of Hie Belgian army. FALSE PEACE STORY CREATES DELIRIUM REPORT THAT ARMISTICE HAD BEEN SIGNED PROVES BIG GEST HOAX IN YEARS New York, Nov. 11.- False reports that tJcrmuny hint accepted the terms of the armistice nud that fighting hud ended threw Ihe country Into a deliri um Thursday, and turned out to be the greatest hoax of recent yearn. Official assurances that the report was false fulled In check the almont riotous demonstrations which swept over many American eitlen and mil lions of Americana did not know they were fooled until they reud Friday morning's pupern. A dispatch cabled from France to the United Pres« amt picked up and circulated also through the country by another news agency declared the ar mistice signed ami fighting ended. After cabling to France nud receiv ing an official reply. Secretary Loa ning, from the state department In Washington, Issued this statement : "The report that the armistice with (Jermnriy hud been »Igned |» not true. When II reached the department of state, an Inquiry wus at once dispatch ed to I'arls. A telegram In reply to that send by the department was re ceived from Paris stating that the ur iiitsrlca hail not yet been signed and that the Herman representatives had not yet met Marahul Foch at the time the armistice xva* supposed to be In effect." The false report wan nul easily over taken liy ihe truth and as It spread through Ihe country It gathered mo mentum until demonstration ap proaching hysteria ruled In many eitles. Business xvus suspended, schools were closed, hells were rung, whistles shrieked, prayers were of fered I11 chui ehe», parading cl I liens lammed the streets, and the scenes usually attendant on New Year's eve and election night were Intensified. The New York slock exchange ns well as Ihe curb market, were closed at 1Î:H0 p. in. after a hurried meeting of the governor». A market which at first appeared to he unresponsive sud denl.v developed activity which shot U|> some of the so-culled pcuoe stocks from two to twelve points. GOTHAM GOES MAD. New York. Nov. II. Sophisticated New York went stark, staring, raving mad with Joy over the unfounded re port that Herman) hail agreed to ar mistice terms which means uncondi tional surrender. The celebration was a combination of Fourth of July, elec Hon night. New Year's eve Thutika gtvlng day and t'hrtstmas merged Into one. The delirium which «ei It«I the city's initiions at the magic word "pence" «as spectacular, picturesque ami ear splitting. hul a» the realisation grew that It was at lea»t premature, its tragic »ule came to Ibe fore. CHICAGO CEtEBRATES. OtUcafo. Nov. II f'hieago stood still aud shrieked with Joy m prema ture celebration of peace The report of the end of the world war flashed over Ihe city by Ihe tolling of bells and ihe blowing'of whistles was started by a newspaper di«putrh which was not carried by the Associ ate»! Press. CORN CONDITIONS BETTER. Washington. Nov. 9 October weath er conditions resulted in an Increase of .'tO.flUO.OOU bushels In the country'* crop of euro. The department of ag riculture's November crop report yes terday placed the preliminary esti mate of production at 2.74B.189.0U0 bushels. While ihe crop la smaller In site tliau last years' Its food value Is materially greater because of the qual ity ibis year, it being more than 10 point* higher. 3 DAYS TO ANSWER PLEA FOR IMMEDIATE SUSPEN 8ION OF HOSTILITIES 18 DENIED MESSAGE CARRIED TO KAISER Hun Armistice Delegation Take* Pro posal* Back to German Great Head quartere.—America and Allies Confidently Await Outcome Washington. Nov. Î). —Tic question of whether Hermany will surrender immediately or wait to be crushed be tween the advancing allied and Amer ican armies on the west front and revo lution at home, rests todi v with an extraordinary conference at Herman great headquarters. Marshal Foch ha» given until 11 o'clock Monday morn ing, I'arls time, for the answer. At the conference the kaiser is re ported to he, perhaps, appearing for the last time as supreme war lord and, according to Germnu wlrelcs reports, defying the clvlliuus wlio are seeking through submission to the inevitable to save sound hing out of the wreck of an empire. A courier was due some time last night, with the text of the American and allied armistice terms, handed to the Herman envoys behind the allied lines yesterday morning h.v General Foch. He carried the word, sent ahead by wireless, that Hie allied commander-ln-chlef had refused a pro visional cessation of hostilities and demanded an auswer within 7" hours. Lansing la Advised. The American government *ru»' ad vised from Paris late yesterday of the reception of the Hermans by Marshal Foch at 10:35 o'clock In the morning, and Its result. .Secretary Lansing im mediately made hte news public at th»' stHte department. F»atcr unofficial In formation of the movements of the German courier and knowledge of the difficult roads over which lie must travel for 100 miles after leuxing the allied lines led to the conclusion that he could not get hack with a reply be fore today even If not kept waiting for a decision. America Is Confidant. In the meantime the the result Is awaited here with entire confidence and calm. American and allied mili tary men suy the end must come quickly one way or the other; that If the Germans are unable to agree among themselves an daccept the al lied terms, the problem will he set tled for them with no great delay. Some believe that acceptance Is as sured and will be hastened now thul a final effort to quibble with hoslllitles «topped Is ended, on the theory thut even the kaiser himself must realize that unless peace Is mude quickly there will he no government In Ger many to make It. lievtval In New Y'ork and elsewhere yesterday of the premature peace dein onntratkms started Thursday by the false report of the signing of the ar mistice led President Wilson to direct Secretary Lansing to unnounce that as soon as any decision in regard to the armistice wus reached It would be made public Immediately by the gov ernment und that nny statement that new# regarding this event was being withheld wus utterly fais**. An Interesting question was raised by the statement lu the report to the American gover'dnient on which sec retary Lansing based bis statement thut the German envoys came xvith full powers. Since the delegates did not use full powers cither to sign or re Ject the terms and Instead referred them to graud headquarters. It was regarded tier** as certain that they came with the hiqa* of accomplishing something more than the signature of an armistice. If was believed their purpose was to Inject matters which can lie cousldcrcd only at the peace cnnferen»*e. It has been mini** olcur, however, und emphasized In official dispatches from France that Marshal Koch's powers were limited strictly to the drastic military program prescribed by the supreme xxar council at Versailles. WAR EXPENSES ARE STILL RUNNING BELOW ESTIMATES Washington. Nov. 4.—War expend! Mires are mu as gr.*ut us the treasury estimated five month« ago, when it set ibe mark this fiscal year at about 4.000,000,000. Kx pense» for October. Just reported, amounted to $l.ikH.K - .*«, 000, including $489.100,(XX> In |,*«ns to aille*. The total wuk only a little more than expenditures last July and «bout 8390.000,000 lees thuu the esti mates for October, The total xxar cost to date Is now calculated at $20,561.000.000 of which $7.017.000,(100 has b»*en lou ne» I to th«> allies. American Women Lose Property. Washington. Nov. 0. Millions' of dollars worth of property belonging to women of American birth who have inarrieil German and Austrian subjects has been taken over by the uliett prop erty custodian, it was announced last night. Many prominent women are iu the UM. including Count.*»» Gladys Vanderbilt Sichenyl. whose properly, as taken over, amounts to nearly four million dollars In securities in *d«li Hon to the Income from * flve-m!llton dollar trust fund created „„der the will of her father. ARE HURRIED ROADS TO METZ ARE CONGEST ED WITH FLEEING GER MAN TROOPS (Will - Heview for November il) On the battlefields the Germans everywhere ure being hurried back ward to their borders. Tournla, an Important railroad center in Belgium on the line l»*ailliig to Brussels, has been entered by the British, who u»e across the Scheldt with few barriers if great Importance between them and Brussels. To tin* south of Valencien nes the British have taken Avenues, another Important railroad June)ion point, and all along the front have pushed tlu* Germans further east. Mauhenge is being advanced upon by the British. The French again have cut deeply into the enemy's front. At last ac ounls they had reached Liart, 20 miles north of Jtethel 011 Hu* railroad l»*ading eastward (<» Mezieres. The taking of this town leaves only one railroad In this portion of France over which fh<> enemy can retire. This is the fllrson line, which Is heilig daily brought nearer and now al some points is dominated by the French guns. (eastward the French are still driv ing northward and have joined hands with the Americans In the western outskirts of Sedan. More prisoners and large additional quantities of war stores have been taken by the French Friday saw little Infantry fighting between Hie Americans and the Ger mans west of the Meuse, but there were heavy reciprocal artillery bom bardments. Fast of the river the Amer icans have cleared out several strong forest positions held by the enemy. It is reported that Hie roads from Stenuy, Sedan, Confions and Longuyou lead ing to Metz are congested with retreat ing Gorman troops und transports. AUSTRIA-HUNGARY GETS OUT OF THE WORLD WAR LAST OF GERMANY'S PROPS IS ELIMINATED FROM THE CONFLICT Washington. Nov. 5.—- Austria-Hun gry, the last mid most powerful ally of Germany, passed out of the world war yesterday under terms of abject surrender. Not only liuve the armed forces of the once powerful Austro-Hungarian ••»pire laid down their arms to await Ihe end of the war und peace terms dictated by the allies and the United Stales, hut Auslro-Hungariuii territory Is open for operations against Ger many. Even the munitions of the for mer ally are to he used against the kaiser's armies if refusal to accept conditions now being prepared for them make prolonged ftghtli* neces sary. MONTANA CASUALTIES. Killed in Action. Pvt. Sum Hartwig, Anaconda. * Pvt. Garret Hvlnk, Manhattan. Bugler Marshal ('. Young, Billings. Pvt. Ralph \V. Kurtiman, Belgrade. I'vt. Arne Lende, Reed Point. Gitlmun Wa I Ink nor, Shawmut. Pvt. ('has. Collins. Menard. Pvt. Lamest F. Real, Anaconda. Pvt. Win. U. Jordan, Livingston. Pvt. Fred Miller, Butte. Missing in Action. Pvt. Donald Lewis, Lothulr. I vt. Richard Mtriivsnnn**, Mondak. Wounded Severely. Lieut. Win. H. Morse, Billings. Pvt. Walter Bloch, Zurich. Pvt. Myles U. Fullerton. Poison, ('apt. Glande K. MeGuInness. Helena. Pvt Mat. Pettigrew, Wills Greek. Pvt. Mike Oogura, Rourcreek. ► rank .1. Duvall, Anaconda. Died From Wounds. Pvt. Nils Lofrhus. Red Lodge. Pvt. Harry W Ahrams, Carlyle. Pvt. Alfred Dent, Sarpy. Pvt. Haakon lsakaon. Big Fork. Died of Disease. Pvt. Lars Linn. Anaconda. Sgt. Maj. L. J. Sanger. Butte, l'vt. Geo. F. Anderson. Klshtrap. Pvt. Andrew Motison. Gottrad. Slightly Wounded. IM. Gust Gunderson. Missoula. I'vt. Roy Gunderson. Allen. Pvt. Herman Bockinau, Libby , Pn. Win. L. McMillan. B.-arpaxv. Pvt. John Lents. Whltefish. Pvt. Alfred F. I'atchrtt. I.othair. Pvt. John F. Settern. Seobey. S»*rgt. Howard A. Flagler. Miles Gltv. Wounded—Oegree Undetermined. Pvt, Joseph Schossow, Wolf P»>int. Pvt. Arthur Johnson. Oswego. Died of Wound*. Pvt. Dallas Frost. Townsend. Died From Accident. Pvt. Sel tuer Iverson, Greston HOARDING BY GERMANS CAUSES FINANCIAL PANIC London. Nov. R.—The Berlin Vossi vh.> Zeitung, diseasing the financial panic iu Germany, says it is of a morv stubborn .-haracter and greater in ex tent tbao at the outbreak of the war The newspaper say» the vice presi deut of the rolchsbank asserted that recent h.vardiug had attaincl Ufl „ ant pled dimensions. He warned the public that • continuation of hoarding would mean the complete cessation 01 the economic life of Germany win? 0Photo by rn NcvBpgger U ' (, First Lieut. Edmund G. Ghaniber luln, marine corps aviator, who was recommended for the Victoria cross and the Congressional medal of honor, the highest awards of two nations, for downing seven German planes while on a visit flight with a British air squadron. He dispersed a company of Huns with a machine gun while landing, took one prisoner and car ried back a wounded French officer. Chamberlain hail»' from San Antonio, Tex., anil Is a graduate of Princeton and Texas universities. H Two hundreu thousand prisoners were taken by the British on the west ern front from January 1 to Novem ber 5, Inclusive, according to an offi cial announcement made iu the Eng lish house of commons. Iu the same period the French captured -40,000, the Americans 50,000, and the Belgians 15,000. * h The English house of dominons has passed on third reading Ihe bill penult ting women to sit in parliament. it -,a Since October I there have been 204,039 cases and 32,398 deaths from influenza and pneumonia, reports of the Pennsylvania state health depart ment say. * it The semi-official *Nord Deutsche Zeitung of Berlin publishes an article written by Prince von Buelom, the for mer German impérial chancellor, in which*he pleads for Hie retention of Emperor William. The prince says he considers the emperor's advocation of the new order of things in Germany is sincere. it it The new government of the Jugo slavs have taken oath of office in the cathedral at Agratn, according to Y'i ennu advices. The president is Josef Pngnacnik, former vie** president of the Austrian lower house. The Slo venian national assembly has taken charge of the government or Laibach, Caruiola. <v « The National American Woman Suf frage association, through Mrs. Carrie Chapman Gatt, its president, has re ported to the house that it expended $7,(MX) "to defeat Senator Baird in New Jersey; Senator Weeks in Massachu setts, and Mr. Moses in New Hamp shire." ■a « Home products only on the Thanks giving dinner table this year is the program of the food administration. Hotels, restaurants and other eating Places have been asked to save trans portation by using only food produced locally and the administration has is sued an appeal to households to ob serve the same rules. * * Russian Foreign Minister Tchitclierin bas informed the provisional Gzecho Slovak government at Prague, offering to allow the Czechoslovak troops in Russia to return home after ihey lay d°wn their arms, according to Hie Vienna Journal. He said he would guarantee their safety. x> it President Wilson sent the following message by cable to the king of Italy : ' May 1 not say how deeply and sin cerely the people of the United States rojoice that the soil of Italy is de livered from her enemies. In their name I semi your majesty an( i thp »real Italian people the most enthusi astic congratulations." it H The German government has noti -ied the United States that since Oc tober 1 Its air forces have been under orders to make bomb attacks solely t gainst important hostile military ob jects within the immediate operations -ar on the assumption that allied 1 and American forces wer,* t„ re**eiv e similar instructions. (t ft Fixing „f prices of raw ooctou j unnecessary and impracticable. Prea dent Wilson has been told by the cot on Investigating committee of the wai ndnstriea board. A HP. SENATE« majority of two ANO FORTY-T the H NEWBERRY defe Unofficial Return* Have 239 Member, m pared to 194 f or Many Committee Washington. \ ov 0 majority in the next east two in the senate Ilian 48 ill the |, OUSt . the .scattering return, doubtful disirk'ts ,.f elections. Word from Detroit Michigan upm, almost fieial returns ,,f T '»'»an Republican candidate' »ver Henry Ford, lier the Republican . s -„ Ilat) , hare majority. The «5. with the Idaho Senator Nugent. D,. mer Governor Gooding On the face of almost official returns, N„ KW , t of nearly 500 hut Good! ed an official count made November 15. Returns from tin* Ins, district—the Second a Republican was el now held by Represen Rankin, nmniccessful didate for the senat yesterday. Political Li On tlie face of now fieial returns the poll the next house is as f Reptiblit-ans. 239 ; Independent, 1 ; Social! Republican control and house and harmoa tween the Republican bodies are expect**d her effect on legislative pol reorganization of the lican organization of t ci pally affects chairnui Jority control of eomi legislation. Seniority <1 almost unbroken precei -ate, as In Hip house. 0 niittee chairmen. With the Republican: their majority to orgai Senator Lodge of Mas der tlie seniority rule, Senator Hitchcock of X of the foreign relatk Although the belief lie the peace (real y will fore Democratic control mittee will luive many i the war problems! Heading the powerfu committee, with its Ji bond and tax legislm Senator Penrose of |* place" of Senator Sim Carolina. Nelson to Get J The judiciary ami 1 mittee chairmanships preferences finally mu Republicans. Senator nesota is senior on liotl choose ihe latter, of once chairman. Senatoi Vermont, who once In* gratdon committee, wo for the judiciary body Dillingham should pref mittee, Senator Brand* ticut runks next for leadership. Prefermcii Nelson for the JudiHi would leave Senator J ington in line to tnke committee. AMERICAN SHIPYARD ESTABLISH N Washington. Nov. 7.—* yards again established in October by dcliverin 398,100 deadweight mus hoard also received duri two ships of 17.so* ion account in Japan. Deliveries b.x A morion ed 45 steel slcjj- "i 2'Ct tons. 30 wood x »'-st*l« uf weight tons, and two r of 7.500 deadweight n>u The Pacific coast led ships, with 30 vessel» Atlantic coast yards tu 102.000 tons: the hikes 73.000 ton*, and ihe y'u lf of 32.20 Otons. October deliveries k tal of complet»«! ship* 30. 1917, when Hie first to the shipping l«wr»l. «els of 2.793.510 dead* theae. 2,380.835 haxe tills year. NEW YORK OPERAT URGE TELEGR New York. Nov. • pressing dlssatisfaetl of Postmaster Geo< adjnst their griexai S. J. Konenktunp. Gommertrial Teleg America, to call. ,W1 strike of male and employed by the "* graph company. ***_ operators at a weed terday.