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THE EVENING MISSOURIAN
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 7, 1918.
WAR ENDED AT Z P. M. TODAY
GERMANY SIGNS ARMISTICE
WITH THE ALLIES;HOSTILITIES
CEASED THREE HOURS LATER
By United Press
PARIS, Nov. 7. The Allies and Cermany signed the
armistice at 11 o'clock this morning. Hostilities ceased at
2 o'clock this afternoon.
The Americans took Sedan before the armistice became
By United Press
PARIS, Nov. 7. The greatest war of all times came to an end at 2
p. m. today. The Allies and Germany signed an armistice earlier on the
field of battle. The German delegation had come into the Allied line un
der a white flay.
Sedan, one of the historic cities in Europe, was cap
tured by the Americans this morning after an aditional ad
vance of more than four miles.
At the time the ocument was signed the Allies were
marching forward on a 150-mile front on the Scheldt to
the Meuse tearing the German defenses to pieces and driv
ing the enemy to utter rout. The Americans took Sean this
morning and great gains were made at all points on the bat
Dy United Tress.
The War is over.
Germany and the Allies signed an armistice at 11 a.
m. today. Hostilities ceased three hours later.
As Marshal Foch's terms are known to included pro
greatest war of all times has come to an end.
Before the terms were submitted to Germany the kai
ser was forced to ply to Marshal Foch and Admiral Weymss
as military an naval representative of the Allies under a
flag of truce.
While virtually peace was thus being concluded, Ger
many was in the throws of an incipient revolution at home.
A revolt of sailors at Keil, spread through Schleswig-Hol-stein
and several large cities are reported to be in the hands
of the revolutionists.
By United Tress.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7. President Wilson wan informed of the
signing of the armistice today by the United Press.
The United Press dispatch from Paris brought the first news to
Washington and it was conveyed to the State War and Navy Depart
ments and to both Houses of Congress, as well as to the various embas
sies and legations by the Washington United Press bureau. The United
Press flash reached here exactly at noon and at 12:15 p. m. no official
word had been received.
FLORA COCKRELL A MARINE
M. U. Girl Accepted, for Clerical Work
and Awaits Call.
Being a girl didn't keep Miss Flora
Cockrell of Warrensburg, a student
In the University last year from join
ing the Marine Corps. She applied for
a clerical position with the Marines
and has been accepted and is now
waiting her call.
Her sister. Miss Anne Cockrell,
who also was a student here last year,
has been accepted as a nurse and will
Probably be sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.
They are both members of the Pi
Beta Phi sorority.
FIRST BARGE DELIVERED NOV. 15
Lighting Better on Mississippi for
Safer Operation of New Fleet.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7. The first barge
of the permanent fleet In the Missis
sippi Warrior waterways probably
will be delivered Nov. 15, according
to James E. Smith, president of the
Mississippi Valley Waterways asso
ciation, who has just returned from
The temporary equipment which
was used In the inauguration of the
government river service will be re
placed as early as possible.
The Department of Commerce, un-
der a promise from Secretary Red
field, Immediately will begin arrange
ments for better lighting on the low
er Mississippi channel to make safer
and quicker the operation or the new
PLEAD FOK SWEATERS
BY MARGARET WALTER
LONDON, October 7 (By Mail).
When I went out to my hospital this
afternoon I could hardly get inside
the ward. The boys came crowding
round be and every last one of them
asked me for a sweater. And to con
vince me that they needed them they
showed me what they had on a gray
flannel shirt and thin blue pajamas.
I only wish that every girl in Amer
ica who has spent an hour since we
went into the war knitting herself a
fancy sport coat could have stood there
and watched those boys .every one of
whom has risked everything risked
and lost so much, some of them
pleading for warm sweaters so they
could get out of doors these beaut i'ul
autumn days and get well socn and
go back to risk some more.
I didn't have any su eaters for them,
not one. There are not enough to go
around. Each hospital is allowed on
ly so many, so of course some of the
wards have to go without.
And even If I could afford to go out
and buy forty-three sweaters for the
boys In my own ward there are still
rows and rows and rows of narrow
little wards in hospitals all over En
gland, and in each ward arc forty
or fifty or a hundred boys, and right
now. or in a short time, God willing,
they will all be wanting to get out of
their pajamas and move about a little
and get strong.
Very likely you are thinking over
there that every soldier and sailor
was provided with a sweater when he
sailed away. Even if he was (which
he wasn't by any means, for there
never have been enough to go around)
the boys who are now in hospital ar
rived there with nothing on but the
English hospital blue and their hats
or their little folding service caps. All
their comfort bags, all their over
coats, all their treasures arc some
where on the field of France. We are
trying to do what we can to get them
fixed up agajn, the comfort bags are
coming in well, and little by little the
boys are collecting the things they
care for in their lockers against the
time when they will return to the
front. But they need sweaters more
than anything else.
I couldn't sleep last night In my
warm bed thinking of those boys out
there who begged for sweaters. Such
a little thing to ask for.
Fire Department Called.
The fire department was called to
the home of W. P. Stone, S09 Pinnell
street at 11 o'clock yesterday and put
out a fire In the alley which had
started from a pile of burning leaves
and spread Into the yard. No dam-
II HELP HEN
Cadets Study Barrel Roll and
Tail Spin by Means of
jFlight Surgeons and Physical
k Directors See After Health
.nj United Tress.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5. To facili
tate teaching of the science of avia
tion to cadets at our various flying
fields, the United States Air Service
has just completed a series of mo
tion picture films that are nothing
short of remarkable.
Some of these were made under
direction of the late Major East, who
was killed at Garden City, L. I- re
cently in an automobile accident,
while others have been made under
the direction of the air medical re
search laboratory. These films, pho
tographed from airplanes and also
from the ground, depict all sorts of
aerial acrobatics and convey an idea
of what the cadet may expect when
he first tries aerial maneuvers. The
cadet learns theoretically all
about the tail spins from the time
they enter the ground school, but
tlieir Imagination Is piqued with won
dering what tho sensation Is like
ahd how they will recognize the tall
spin once they are in it.
By photographing the whirl of the
horizon and sky from an airplane dur
ing a tall spin. It is possible to give
the student a very fair idea of what
he may expect. The sensation pro
duced is that the plane is standing
still and the earth and sky going
nrt in a mad whirl. Inasmuch
as the chances are about 1,000 to 1
that an airplane out of control im
mediately goes into a tail spin, (or
"vrille" as it is called abroad) the
necessity of preparing the flyer for
this Is of prime importance and the
motion picture film becomes indis
pensable. Of course the more ad
vanced acrobatic tricks from the pi
lot's point of vie, such as the "barrel
roll," in which the ship rolls over
and over sidewise like a barrel; the
renversement, and the loop starting
In both upward and downward direc
tions .are illustrated with these mov
ies. It Is the new system of assigning
flight surgeons and physical direc
tor, recently inaugurated by the air
medical service, that Is reducing the
percentage of crashes at the fields.
The flight surgeons have been spec
ializing for months on the health of
the airman and flying cadet, and have
done a great deal of careful research
work which is proving of immense
value. The physical directors, who
prior to the war were trainers of
football teams, or athletic instruc
tors, also are making a careful study
of the airman and are looking after
his physical welfare and seeing that
he obtains proper exercise. This ex
ercise necessarily has to be stren
uous and specialized so as to counter
act the effects of air sickness (which
Is similar to sea sickness), headache
and earache ,due to high altitude
C. ALEX HOPE CALLED BY 'AYY
Academic Senior Starts for Ensign's
School at Chicago.
G. Alex Hope, a senior In the Col
lege of Arts and Science, left for the
ensign's fschool at -Municipal Pier,
Chicago, this afternoon. He enlisted
in the Navy June 28 and has been in
school since, awaiting his call. He
has been acting as cadet commander
of one company of Section A of the
S. A. T. C., although not a member
of the S. A. T. C. He wac captain
In the R. 0. T. C. here last year.
Hope has been active in University
life. He is president of the Y. M.
C. A. and chairman of the Savitor
Advisory Board, and was on the de
bating squad last year. He Is a mem
of the Athenean Debating Society and
of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
His home is at Jefferson City.
1,500 Pure Bred Cattle at K. C. Show.
By United Press.
KANSAS CITY, Nov. 7. More than
twelve hundred pure bred cattle will
be entered on the competing lists
during the American Royal Livestock
.show which will be held in the Kan
sas City Stock Yards, November 16
to 23. During the week, sales of
pure bred cattle will bring out about
three hundred more head which will
be placed on exhibition.
CASUALTY LIST I
A total of 1,278 Is reported on the
combined Army casualty list today.
They are divide as follows: Killed In
action, 266; died- from wounds, 181;
died from accident and other causes,
S; died from airplane accident, 1;
died fro mdisease, 256; wouned se
verely, 129; wounded, degree undeter
mined, 119; wounded slightly, 16S;
missing in action, 134; in hands of
Those from Missouri on today's list
Killed In Action.
Private Frank L. Wise, Clinton. James
E. Wise, next of kin.
Private Frank M. Fannon, Joplin. Mrs.
Mabel Fannon, next of kin.
Private Leo Meyer, Jefferson Bar
racks. Mrs. Anna Meyer, next of
Private Julius F. Collins, St. Louis.
Mrs. Audrey Collins, next of kin.
Private John H. Gardella, St. Louis.
Mrs. Katberine M. Gadella, next of
Private John Schuier, St. Louis. Mrs.
Guisena Schuier, next of kin.
Private Henry Thomas, Bonnette. Wil
liam Bullock, next of kin.
Private James L. West, Bennett. Rob
ert West, next of kin.
Private Charles Calvin Wirth, Joplin.
Isaac W. Bonsall, next of kin.
Died From Wounds.
Mechanic Louts A. Brenneke, Osage.
Mrs. Mary Brenneke, next of kin.
Wagoner Arthur L. Weaver, St. Louis.
Mrs. Mary Weaver, next of kin.
Private Joseph Crawford, Downing.
John S. Crawford, next of kin.
Private Roy E. Brem, St. Louis. Miss
Rith Brem, next of kin.
Private Lee Mettler, Drexel. Manford
Mettler, next of kin .
Private George Morrison, Watson.
Mrs. Mabel Morrison, next or kin.
Died From Accident and Other Cause.
Private Arne S. Schubert. Biehle.
Mrs. Gusta Schubert, next of kin.
Died of Disease.
Coropral Otto Heese, Washington.
Christ Hesse, next of kin.
Corporal Ernest W. Tribble, Ladue.
Thomas M. Tribble, next of kin.
Private Henry Dodson, Linn Creek.
Mrs. Rachel Drison, next of kin.
Private John C. Farnan, ConcepUon
Junction. Nate Farnan, next of kin.
Private Clarence E. Scott, New Flor
ence. Mrs. Mary Scott, next of kin.
Private Gwynne R. Emery, Glasgow.
Mrs. Helen Emery, next of kin.
Private Earl Finch (Marine), Huma.
Anna Finch, next of kin.
Private Wallace C Cope, Marionville.
Claude Cope, next of kin.
Lieutenant Albe Whiting King, St.
Louis. Harry L. King, next of kin.
Sergeant Wilfred C. Lee, Holden. John
A. Lee, next of kin.
Corporal John W. Davis, Perry, Aman
da E. Davis, next of kin.
Private Paul Barth, Columbia. Isa
dora A. Barth, next of kin.
Private Lambert E. Harrison, Clintin.
Mrs. Letitlcia Harrison, next of kin.
Private Harry Kimbrough, Carrollton.
Lelse M. Kimbrough, next of kin.
Private Albert Lee Roberts, Duncane
Bridge. Mrs. Gracia Jane Roberts,
next of kin.
Missing In Action.
Private John T. Gill, St Louis. Mrs.
Susan Gill, next of kin.
Private Isidore Roiln, St. Louis. Mrs
Millie Abrahmsky, next of kin.
News of the wounding of Private
Paul Barth, whose name Is Included
In today's casualty list has been pub
lished in the MIssourian.
Student's Brother Cited.
Daniel S. Flagg of Louisiana, Mo.,
who is with the 131st Infantry near
the Meuse front, has been cited for
bravery In action. His picture ap
neared In Sunday's Chicago Tribune
with twenty-four others who have
been placed on Pershing s roll of
honor. His mother, Mrs. E. N. Flagg.
nn.l n iltter Miss Sibvl Flacg. are
spending the winter here at 1113 Uni
versity avenue. Miss Flagg is a stu
dent in the College of Arts and
TO REGISTER (JIHLS AS NURSES
Eurullment to Be Held Tomorrow and
Friday In Arndemic Hall.
For a government survey of tho
nursing resources of the country
there will be a registration of all girls
who have had any course In any of the
following: Home care of the sick,
dietetics, practical nursing, first aid.
A table will be placed in the corridors
of Acaedmic Hall today and Friday
for this work.
By registering, a girl does not obli
gate herself to any service. On the
car used to register will be a place
to tell whether she will accept a call
for service or not, and a place to
indicate whether she would go to
France or not.
Not all who sign this card will be
accepted. There are eight classes of
nurses, and University women will
be In the last reserv.
DRAFT 3IEN HERE NOV. S
500 Will Bo Inducted Into Vocational
Section of S. A. T. C.
Orders issued late Saturday after
noon by the adjutant-general author
ize the entrainment on November 8 for
Columbia from all over the state of
more than 500 draft men who will be
inducted Into the vocational section of
the S. A. T. C. for a course of train
ing in mechanics, truck driving, and
Thesis men will be quartered In
tents during the quarantine period of
two weeks, after which they will move
into the new army barracks recently
completed on the corner of Hudson
and College avenues.
The orders make effective the draft
call of October 15 postponed on ac
count of Spanish influenza. Boone
County's quota of 15 men is as fol
lows: Eugene Bingus Hunt, Columbia; Ed
gar F. Meng. Columbia; George Quinn,
Ashland; Ralph E. Wisdom, Colum
bia; Logan D. Prather, Columbia; Hu
bert P. Woodworth, Columbia; Ken
neth Old. Ashland.
Riley E. Alexander, Columbia;
Frank L. LeMert, Columbia; Ira L.
Pace, Ashland; Granville Perslnger,
Columbia; Harold O. Turtle. Colum
bia; Wallace A. Dullard, Asland; and
Jacob Brockman, Browns Station.
Several applicants for the Colum
bia camp whose papers have been
transferred from other draft boards
will be inducted by the local board
the same day.
JESSE TURNER KILLED
Chief Engineer of Columbia Gas Com
pany Steps Off .Moving Car.
Jese Turner, for ten years chief en
gineer for the Columbia Gas Compa
ny, was fatally Injured Sunday even
ing about 6:30 o'clock when thrown
against a railroad tie as he attempted
to step from a moving gasoline car.
The accident occurred one mile north
Mr. Turner in company with rela
tives was bound for Providence,
where they were to spend the evening
with Jake Turner, section foreman
and brother of the dead man. The
party consisted of Mr. and Mrs. Jake
Turner and children, Abe Barnhart,
father-in-law of Jesse Turner, here
on a visit from Kansas Sity, Frank
Barnhart, and a section hand whose
name Is Smith.
The car was slowing down as it
approached the city limits when Mrs.
Turner's hat blew off. Jesse Turner
stood up and then stepped off behind
the car to get the hat. The momen
tum of the car threw him to the
ground with considerable force, re
sulting In a fatal wound as his head
came In contact with a railroad tic.
Mr. Turner was taken on the car
back to McBaine where he received
a physician's attention. He never re
gained consciousness, however, and
died two hours after the accident oc
curred. Jese Turner was 49 years old. He
leaves a wife and four children,
Frank Turner of Kansas City, and
Albert. Orville and Dessie, who live at
Stonewall Whit a student in the
Ilnlversltv. left this mornlne for his
home In Waverly where he will visit
his parents before reporting In avia
tion sen Ice.