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V THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL . ...... ' . . ," .Prints more want - ads than any other paper of like circulation in the -world. Journal Want Ads bring? results. for F! colder Sunday in northwest por- "no.tie northwest wmo,. VOL. XXI. NO. 314 PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 10, 1918. PRICE FIVE CENTS AM .: M " ..Itll fam VFLRrilM V. Una lMm I I U J J IIU I II I 1 aT S.alBinlalBI 1 r -J I I 11 1 11 J II - - M-aT M P a I II I t I I i a a . a m t a, i 1 1 m m mm b w i t. b a a & 1 i . mm m mm ami m mm SEE GATES I VERSAILLES AS IT APPEARS TOD A Y CE MAXMILIAN REGENT i PARTY IS IN CONTROL : FEW 1 m SOCI ALIST FOR Imperial Chancellor Issues Decree Announcing That the Kaiser Has Decided to Renounce the Throne and Son Does Likewise. REGENT PROPOSES IMMEDIATE REFORMS Advocates Constitutional German National As sembly and Establishment of a Law Provid ing Immediate General Suffrage. (Associated Press) William Hohenzollern, German emperor and king of Prussia has abdicated. - - Official announcement to this effect was sent out by wireless from Berlin. For the period of regency, Friedrich Ebert, socialist and president of the main committee of the reichstag, will be chancellor, Prince Maximilian announced. With the passing from power of William Hohen zollern, all heads of the central powers when the war begun, have died or lost their thrones. The other European emperor at the beginning of the war, Nicholas Romanoff, was deposed in March, 1917, and murdered in July, 1918. The red flag of revolution waving over a continually increasing area in Germany. Generals Haig, Petain and Pershing continue libera tion of French territory and further advances have been made all along the line from Mons to east of the Meuse. FUNCE MAXIMILIAN APPOINTED REGENT OF GERMAN EMPIRE Amsterdam, Nov. 9. (Havas Ajpncy) Prinoo Maximilian of Citlen, has been appointed regent of tLe empire, Berlin newspapers have semi-offieially announced. EXT CF TTIE DECREE ANNOUNCING ABDICATION London, Nov. 9. Th decree of 'fine pi Maximilian, imperial chancel ir, announcing the : kaiser's abdica rn follows: "The kaiser and king has decided imice the hrone. "The imperial chancellor will re in in office until questions con- a-.a with the abdication of the liS'T, the renouncing by the crown rine of the throne of the fierm.m pirc and of Prussia, and the setting ? or a regency have been settled." ftr the recency he intends t.n ar- o'nt Deputy Kbert as imnerial chan -or Ml lie proposes that a .bill shall Drought in for the establishment ' tow providing for immediate pro- Ui-mon or general suffrage and for ('institutional German national as- ii mbly, which will settle finally the Ijtiiro form of the government of the -mian nation and of those nennles Uu M misrht he rtflsirirma et mrhTis "'"in trie empire." I' Tlin. Nov. 9, 1013." Signed) "The Imperial Chancellor 1)lE OF BRUNSWICK JOINS IN ABDICATION Lnninn, Nov. 9 A telegram received ;i openhagen from Brunswick via -iSfPrts that Emperor William's ""-i.i!.ivi, nan auuicaiKu, wnothPr dispatch from Amsterdam .Berlin banks have stopped pay- r,l'RMENT AHPircxc TtnnTrrv ALLEGED LUMBER SWINDLE oVrk, Nov. 8. With the arrests 41 o.iifers and emnloves of tha ,ry Lumber and Supply Com tliy. it is disclosed bv Federal al in.u an alleged conspiracy, has in rrngres to defraud the gov- .n',": 01 thousands of dollars not delivering lumber for the government has paid. INVOLUTION is u"Al' vuiHOUT BLOODSITED (.dam. jov. 9. Latest advices s -' !'Te confirm the reports that ,-. .;0ionary movement in Col- 1 rz western part of fi'er- 1"" :,,r ,the rcvolt orderly. "J iMuodsiiod. 'lVl,niIV lnnmvTrn Ml-ornciALLY ANNOUNCED 5s!,rd.iin. ov. n".l,OMT i- via.Uy rePrte in reichstag lUnrJnf1, Prince Maximilian is to 'coin. TOseni or the empire, ac a n - to Berlin advices. CHANCELLOR DIGATIOEU OF SERCAUSES liTEREST Washington Not Concerned With Action of German Royal Family TOO LATE TO CHANGE TERMS Military Program of the United States and Allies Not To Be Altered Washington, No1. 9. The tremen dous news from Germany that tha kaiser had decided to abdicate was heard in Washington with scarcely more than a ripple of interest. Everywhere the question asked was: Vilas the armistice been signed?" So far as the American government knows late tonight it has not been signed and the prevailing belief here is that the German answer to . Marshal Foch could not be expected before to morrow. To members of the . government and diplomats who, a few short weeks ago, would have been amazed and gratified beyond belief, the announce ment that William had bowed before the will of the world was accepted as a thing to be expected. 1 One thing officials emphasized was that whatever might happen with Germany at this late date, would make no difference in the military program of the allied and American govern ments. There will be no modifica tion of the surrender terms. As to the effect of the kaiser's abdi cation on the . speed with which the German reply will be sent to Marshal Foch, ro one was prepared to speak with confidence. It is a recognized possibility that the socialists, apparently taking the r jigns laid down by war lords, might 10 attempt to make their ascendency the basis ci another appeal for discus sion or modifications of the surrender conditions, but the allies' minds are fully made up. The terms of armis tice will be sufficient guarantee that the Germans will not again endanger their neighbors while an authoritative government is being set up. . . ..v :M JtkWm Just beyond Paris, Versailles, where terms of surrender for the central powers have been drafted has had to take precautions against air raids and long distance bombardments. Note the statuary in front of the palace, protected from shells like a public fountain sheathed for a hard winter. FRENCH LOOK FOR GERMAN CAPITULATION CONSERVATIVE FRENCH OPINION BELIEVES GERMANS MILL GIVE UP WITHIN NEXT - TWO DAYS. THINK REVOLUTION SPREADING. . Paris, Nov. 9 French- opinion,, which is remarkably, restrained and conser vative,, js unanimous in the view that Germany will cap! tulate -between, mow and Monday. ' . ; There is no tendency to exaggerate happenings in Germany, but it is felt that the Germans have had enough to make-.it imperative for the govern ment to make peace at the earliest possible moment. M. Copies, writing in the Figaro, fairly sums up the views of all edi torial writers when he says: "The details of revolutionary move ments in Germany are lacking, but we learn enough from hour to hour to feel alread that th-ey are neither hup erficial nor fictitious. Do they con tain deep-set revolution? Are they but riots due to the reaction of de feat? What authority does the re public proclaimed at Mufflnich pos sess? These are questions which con cern Germany alone." While Germany is reflecting on the allies terms, Marshal Foch continues blows - without intermission. The German army may break at any mo ment. There were signs of a new re treat from the Scheldt yesterday, and the French are along the Meuse over a front of fifteen miles. Tlve . alter native for Germany now is armistice or invasion not evasion. ALLIES TO FEED VICTIMS OF WAR Washington, Nov. 9. Immediate ar- rangements . are to be made by the American and allied governments for supplying food necessary for rehabili tation of the people , of Northern France and Belgium and the demoral ized population of Southern Europe. America's part in the program will be under direction 'of Herbert Hoover, who is expected -to proceed to Europe at once to begin the task. Hoover, it is learned, will be accompanied by Chairman Hurley of - the Shipping Board, who will be able to furnish jnstant information as to the shipping facilities which: the United States can supply. -' ; AUSTRIA FAILS TO MEET NAVAL ARMISTICE CONDITIONS Rome, ' Nov. 9. A wireless message by the commander-in-chief of the Italian navy says'the naval clauses of the Austro-Hungarlan armistice treaty, the time ' of - which elapsed Friday, have not been complied With. . . The part of the navy agreed on has not surrendered, . it is said. SHIP STRIKESt MINE, THIRTY-SEVEN MISSING Ocean ; City, Man land, Nov. 9. Twenty minutes after striking what is believed to" have been a mine, the American Steamer Saetia, 5.000 tons, sank 25 miles off shore here this morning. Thirty-seven members of the crew are missing. Forty-seven landed here this afternoon. FIRE TRUCKS RESPOND TO FALSE ALAR..1 The fire trucks responded to a call from West Zarragossa street shortly after midnight last night, but could discover no blaze. PRESIDENT ASKS ALL TO SUPPORT WAR WORK DRIVE Washington, Nov. 9. President Wil son, in a letter to . Dr. Mott, Director General of the United War Work Cam paign, which will begin its drive Mon- day for $170,000,000, expressed the hope that the American people will give prompt and generous response to thf appeal. Peace will be followed by a long pe riod of demobilization, the president said, during which, nee for the con structive work of these organizations will be quite as great as in war times. NEGRO STEALS IfOOlftASH AND PAYCHECKS G. TRIKARDOS, GOVERNMENT STREET GROCER ROBBED OF LARGE SUM BY EMPLOYEE AT LATE HOUR LAST NIGHT- G. Trikardos, proprietor of a grocery store at the corner of Government and Keus streets, was robbed of nearly $800 at a late hour last night. The money was mostly in the form of Pensacola - Shipbuilding Company checks that had been cashed at the store during the day. Trikardos engaged a negro to assist about the store yesterday.. When the proprietor was engaged in another part of the store, the negro grabbed the bag containing ' the money and made his escape through the back door. The robbery -was reported to the police and a description of the thief furnished but the name of the negro is not known. It is thought possible that the negro will be apprehended through attempt ingt to cash come of the stolen pay checks. TOUR EUROPE IN AMBU LANCE YANK DESIRE (N. E. A. Special.) Paris, Nov. 9 Peace will find Uncle Sam with thousands of battered motor ambulances on his hands. But he need not call in the junk man. . Three out of every - five Yanks in France have a bright idea. They each want to buy a worn out ambulance and start out on sight-seeing . tour of Europe. ; . . i Every soldier vy'io incubates the idea thinks no cne else has thought of it. If everyone succeeds in his ambitioi all Europe will be overrun with ambu lance touring parties. Worn out ambulances are now pop ularly ouoted among these ambitious doughboys at about $50 each. PRINCE MAX. SAYS GERMANY CAN NO LONGER WAGE WAR London, Nov. 9. (British Wireless) Just before Prince Maximilian of rrprt his resignation as Imperial Chan cellor he issued an appeal to Germans abroad in which he said, "In the fifth year of hostilities, abandoned by her allies, Germany could no longer wage war against increasingly supe rior forces." ": NAVAL STATIONS ORDERED TO CEASE SUNDAY WORK WocMTurtnn Nov. 9. The navy to day issued an order discontinuing un to further notice all Sunday work in navy yards and other shore stations of the navy. The order Decomes enecuve tomorrow. . ANZAC POET TO BE FEATURE OF SING SIGNALLER THOMAS SKEYIIILL FAMED HERO WILL MAKE HIS ONLY FLORIDA ADDRESS AT BIG COMMUNITY SING. Pensacola will turn out . en masse this afternoon.' to hear Signaler Thorn. SkeyhlUfo' will speaXat.3;50 O'clock ai me uommuniiy ssmg.-wnicn wiu db held "at the Elks', Plaza, under the, di rection of song'-leader, Elda H. Boyef. ; In addition to the talk by the famous Anzac" poet, the sing will be featured by the music Of the Naval Air Station band, and a - visit from the Blimp, which will distribute literature in re lation to the United War Work cam paign, which will be launched tomor row. Mr. Boyer returned last night from Mobile, where he spent the past week in connection with his work as song director of the army posts of this sec tion. A program of - patriotic songs and music has been specially prepared in honor of the distinguished soldier who comes to Pensacola in the Interest of the United War Drive. The program, which will start promptly at 3:30 o'clock, instead of 4; 00 o'clock, will be as follows: 1. Selection by Naval Air Station Band. 2. Lie Marsailles. 3. Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here. 4. Where Do We Go From Here. 5. Katy. 6. We're Building a Bridge to Berlin " " E. A. Boyer, by request. 7. Over There. 8. It's A Long Way To Berlin.- 9. Joan of Arc. 10. Trombone Solo by Band Master Heinrich. 12. Good Morning, Mr. Zip, ZipZip! 11. There's A Long, Long Trail. 13. Good-bye Gulf Coast Hello France 14. Battle Hymn of the Republic. 15. Tim Roneys At The Fightin. 16. Bing! Bangl Bing! 'Em On The Rhine. ' 17. The Star Spangled Banner. Signaler Thomas Skeyhill, who comes direct from Atlanta to Pensa cola,. will leave on the evening train for New York,. where he is booked to speak at the Metropolitan opera house in the interest of the United War Work drive. He Is famed not only as a poet ard speaker, but has seen serv ice in Egypt, Palestine, Africa, France and Italy. He was wounded at Tripoli and has many interesting experiences to which he Introduces his audience through the medium of eloquent speech and a wonderful gift of Imagery. GERMANS SHELL AMERICANS WITH LONG RANGE GUNS With the Americans on the Sedan Front, Nov. 9. (Associated Press.) The Americans today advanced pretty much ; everywhere along their line. Enemy artillery fire almost was ex clusively from large calibre guns, in dicating withdrawal to higher posi tions, and shelling from positions a great distance away. This evening the Americans are In complete control of both sides of the Meuse and have occupied Remolville Wood. SWISS BREAK RELATIONS WITH RUSSIAN SOVIETS Berne, Nov. 9. The , Swiss federii council has decided to break off ajl relations with the Russian' soviet mis sion.; The members of the Russian delegation have been asked by the government to leave Switzerland be cause of their participation in revolu tlonarv nronaeanda. SUNDAY 0 Ffllfi STARTS WITH MMGED8IG PARADE All In Readiness for Opening of County Agricultural Exhibit November 19 V MANY FEATURE EVENTS PLANNED Governor Catts and Agricultural Extension Agent Will Make Addresses The program for the Escambia coun ty fair has been completed, and build ings and exhibits will be in readiness for the opening' on Tuesday, November the 19th. The day will be featured by an ad dress by Governor Sidney J. Catts, and addresses by C. G. Hall, Mayor of Mo lino, who will welcome the exhibitors and visitors, and L. W. Hardy, presi dent and manager, who will talk on the fair and its purpose. On the eve ning of Governor's Day, William James, agricultural expert will make an address. The last day of the fair will be Club Day, at which G. I Herrington and I M. Rhodes will make addresses. L. W. Hardy spent the past week traveling about the county in the in terest of the fair, and says that there will be some splendid Individual ag ricultural exhibits, and some line poultry. He urges the co-operation of farmers and business men, pointing out that the county exhibits will later be carried to the Jacksonville fair, and will do much to advertise Escambia' county. " : " " . - ' . Mr. Hardy says that while the com munity exhibits will be good, the chief Interest of the fair will . centre upon the individual.-entrie,r Some' of . which rank with the beat ever grown in this section, and all reflecting credit ' upon the farmers of the'eounty. Mr. Hardy . points out that It is through these fine exhibits from the individual ' farmer that the big exhibit will be made up for the Jacksonville fair, at which the National Farmers' congress will convene. Mr. Hardy will take the Escambia exhibit to Jackson ville, and believes that it will do much towards giving desirable publicity to this section, as men who attend the farmers congress will come from every section of the United States. FOCH READ PEACE TERMS TO GERMAN EMISSARIES Paris, Nov. 9.-5 a. m. Germany's armistice delegates were received by Marshal Foch in a railroad car, iu which the commander-in-chief of -the allied force has his headquarters, ac cording to the Petit Journal. When the German's credentials had been opened and verified, Marthias Erz berger, leader of the "enemy delegation, speaking in ' French, announced that the German government had been ad vised by President Wilson that . Mar shal Foch was qualified to' communi cate to them the allies conditions and had appointed them plenipotentiaries to take cognizance of. the terms anl eventually sign the armistice. Marshal Foch then read the terms in a loud voice, dwelling upon each word. The Germans were prepared by semi-official communications for the stipulations, as a whole, hut hear ing set forth in detail the concrete de mands seemed to bring to them for the first time full realization of the extent of the German defeat " They made a few observations, merely pointing out material difficul ties standing in the way of carrying out some quite secondary clauses. Then Erzberger asked for a suspension of hostilities in the interests of hu manity. This request Marshal Foch flatly refused. . , The delegates, having obtained' ner- mission to send a courier to Spa ani communicate with that place by wire less, withdrew. Marsh Foch Imme diately wrote an account of the pro ceedings and, sent them by an aide to Premier Uemenceau. who received tnem at noon.' The German delegates am Inrta-prl in a country mansion at Rethondes. siv miles east of Compiegne. and thirty miles ( from Marshal Foch's headquar ters. With thf? commander-ln-h!f at thn time of theintervlew were Major Gen eral Maxine Weygand, his assistant; Vice Admiral Rosslyn Wemyss, first lord of the British admiraltv. and Vice Admiral William S. Sims, . Americaa representative. GERMAN REVOLT IS ' GAINING MOMENTUM CoDenhasren. Nov, 9. f Associated Press. Rebellions hav occurred in Hanover, ; Cologne, Brunswick ni Madgesburg, according to an official announcement from Berlin. These cities, however, are not wholly in the hands of the mutineers, the statement adds. At Madgesburg the garrison re- istea. . Pensacola Campaign for Funds to Open With Assembly of Workers. COMMITTEES ARE NAMED Large Body of Volunteers Will Make Canvass to Raise City's Quota The United War Work Drive, which will be carried forward this week, will be formally launched on Monday morning at eleven o'clock, with a great mass meeting at the city halL. U be followed by a parade. City chairman Wentworth, request that every chairman of the soliciting committee be at the city hall prompt ly at ten o'clock; chairmen are re quested to notify members of their committees to meet at the city hall at eleven o'clock. Merchants of the city will decorata colors and pennants, In honor of the Vir-.t.nrv naraile. which will take Dlaoa immediately after the rally at the city hall, at which one of the most noted speakers and song leaders in the coun try, O. E. Sellers, of Chicago, 1 will speak , Following are " the committees who will take part in the drive to raise Escambia's quota of $63,000.00. E. R. Malone,' district chairman; I. H. Aiken, county chairman; George P. Wentworth, city chairman. F5 Dusenbury, 'Ti W." e.AV; 7Xrm B. Jones, K. of C: P. K. Yonge. W. C, C. S.; C. F, Zeek, A..L- A.; Captain R. E. Bergen,. Salvation Army. Mrs. H, S. Mcllwain, is secretary and J. W. Dorr, treasurer. The committee chair men are: C B. Herve Luncheon; Sidney P. Levy, Stunts; C. W. Lamar, Publicity and Advertising; Wm. Fisher speakers; Henry Hyer, flying squad; Mrs. J. S. McGaughey, ladies; Gu3 Eitzen, colored; W. K. Hyer, boys; E. Hunter Brown, Industrial; W. H. Watson, Committees. The soliciting committees are as fol lows: .. No. 1. D. B. Gonzalez, W. 1. Moyer and Harry Kahn. No. 2. Thomas J. Hanlon, William Blumer and R. C. Willoughby. No. 3. J. G. Holtzclaw, W. B. Logan and Sherry McAdams. No, 5. J. Wallace Iamar, A. T. "Bark dull and Felo McAllister. No. 6. Morris Levy, Alex Friedmani and Leslie Partridge. No. 7 II. E. Root, J. D. Carrol and D. J. Hayes. No. 9 C. B. Hervey, J M. Muldon and H. H. Thornton. No. 11. Jos. V. Riera, Edmund Fox and Simon Waggenheim. No. 12. S. A. Leonard,, J A. Avant and Wilmer Haywadd. No. 15. J L Hendricks, George W, Howe and William Wilson. No. 16. Thomas W. Brent, C H, Turner and J. F. Taylor. No. 17. Edward Forscbeimef, John Jones and II. R. Cook. No. 18. Geoger Angeletoa and Nick Gallatchnos. No. 19. Ben Clutter, Dan Oppen heimer and Ben S. Hancock. No. 21. J. H. Sherrill, A. M. -Cohen and George Emmanuel. No. 22. W C. Diffenderfer, Marco White and Roscoe Wallace. The high school and the two gram mar schools will give the boys and girls liberty at eleven o'clock Monday morning, in order that they may par ticipate in the parade. Mrs. J. S. McGaughey, chairman of the Woman's Committee, urges every chaiiman and member of the Woman's Committee to be at teh ' city hall promptly at eleven o'clock, and to take part afterwards In the parade. The officers of the woman's commit- (Continued on Page Two.) fCATT? A xr-vrnTTTVTr'T?T OF GERMAN OWNED FLORIDA CONCERNS New York, Nov. 9. An additional list of businesses in which German owned Interests are to be Sold by the American ' government during January and February, was announced' today by Alien Enemy Property Custodian A. Mitchell Palmer. With the con cerns previously listed, the businesses to be sold are valued at more than 200,000,000. Included m the new li?t is the German-American Lumber company, Mill ville, Fla., which Palmer said was an important link in the German econo mic espionage system in the United States, though it is now building ships for the United . States Shipping Board. The Lutz Shipping company, of Mill vill. is to b" oii.