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: r i "ALL THE NEWS $ ARE YOU A POST - DISPATCH SUBSCRIBER? Most of the Time; Most of the New t ALL THE TIME" ROCKINGHAM, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, NOV. 11th, 1918, 5:30 O'CLOCK $1.50 Per Year ISAAC S. LONDON, Editor and Proprietor. nJl M IF JBuVU u u President Wilson Gives Terms of Armistice in Address to Congress at 1 O'clock Today AH Draft Galls Cancelled. Thousands American Guns Flung Final Shots at Enemy at 11 This Morning By Terms of Armistice Germans Rendered Powerless. Armistice Good for Thirty Days. Peace Will Be Signed in Mean Time. PROCLAMATION BY PRESIDENT. At 10 o'clock this morning President Wilson issued the following pro clamation : "My Fellow Countrymen : . . . The Armstice was signed this morning. Everything for which America fought has been accomplished. It will now be our fortunate duty to assist by example, by ober, friendly counsel and by material aid in the establishment of a just Democracy throughout the world." Wilson Explains Terms. President Wilson appeared betore a joint session of the Senate and House at one o'clock today and read to them the agreement which ends the world war. This agreement com pletely disarms the Huns on land and sea. Exactly 19 months ago the President appeared before a MAnn: rr-ixra Vita roOCATlO WrW thf wnrlrl should be made safe aeainst the Huns. JUlilv SCoOlUll OUU gOTt Alio ivugwiw tj -- --- " , . "There are 11 specifications in the Armistice. Briefly they include the following points: Evacuation of all invaded territory, witnarawai or uerman iorces iu ieu wu and surrender of all supplies of war. Abandonment by Germany of treaties of Bucharest, made with Roumanians, and Brest-Litovsk, made with Russians. Naval Terms. The naval terms call for the surrender of 160 submarines, 50 destroyers, 6 battle cruisers 10 battle ships, 8 light cruisers, and other smaller craft. All Allied vessels in German hands to be surrendered. Germany is required to at once notify all Neutrals that they are at liberty to trade on the seas with the Allies. "..' Financial Terms. The financial terms require restitution for all damages done by German armies. The return of cash taken from the National Bank of Belgium, ana tne return oi goia iaKen irom xs.us.bw and Roumania. Military Terms. The military terms include the surrender of 5000 guns, one-half of field and one-half lio-ht puns Surrender of 30,000 machine guns, 3000 flame-throwers, 2000 air-planes, 5000 locomotives, . 50,000 wagons, 10,000 motor lorries. Free use of Alsace-Lorraine railways and the stores ot coal ana iron therein. ' Repatriation cf Prisoners. Immediate repatriation of prisoners without reciprocal action by Allies. This means that all Allied prisoners now held by Geinuny must be at once surrendered, but German prisoners . now held by Allies will continue to be held. ; ". Withdrawal of Germans. German forces must withdraw at once to left bank of Rhine. Allies shall hold ' Coblentz Cologne, Mayence and the chief crossings of the Rhine; also shall hold all bridge-heads in radius of 30 kilometers of Rhine. All German forces to withdraw at once from Russia, Roumania and Turkey, and from East Africa within a month. Deported Natives To Be Returned. ' . All deported French and. Belgians to be returned to their homes within 14 days. Reveal Location of Mines. The location of all mines, poisoned wells etc be at once revealed. 30 DAYS TIME LIMIT. Thf tArms rail for a neriod of 30 davs in which peace must be signed. In his ad dress, the President referred to the fact that the Armistice makes it powerless for the Germans to resume war, and therefore peace was assurea. Draft Calls Cancelled. Provost Marshall Crowder at noon, by order of the President, cancelled all outstand ing draft calls, stopping the immediate movement of drafted men to camps. Therefore the men in Richmond county called to go to camps within the next ten days will not have to go. Americans Fire Parting Shots. Exactly at 11 o'clock this morning, the minute the Armistice went into effect, the American army hurled an avalanche of iron from thousands of guns as a parting shot to the despica ble Hun. And the war is over! Unrest Below. (Special Wire from Hades.) ' Great unrest in the Realm of Everlast ing Heat. Revolt Brewing. Folks Restive. News Just Arrived of the Expected Ar rival of Kaiser Wilhelm. For the Lord's Sake Have Pity on Those in HellSend him to Hogwallow Instead. Devil & His Angels Not a Daily. No, the Post-Dispatch has not changed into a daily, even if the paper has issued two extras in the same day. The paper is the same old weekly -but who couldn't get a 'hump on' with such glorious news! Where Was The Fire? "Where's the fire," "Where's the fire" thus puffed a sleepy- eyed individual of Fifth Avenue at 7:30 this a. m. when the bells were peeling forth the gladsome news. And the man actually seemed disappointed that a con flagration was not on. (rle little wot of the other kind of conflagra tion that was sweeping the coun try in a furore of happiness.) Cotton Market. flwimr to the chaotic condition of the world today, the stock and cotton markets of New York and Liverpool were not opened. They will remain closed until Thnrsdav morning. 16 bales cotton bought at Rockingham today. Price 27 3-4c. Service of Tdanks. There will be a prayer service of thanksgiving on the Methodist Church at seven o'clock. YOU are invited. Cotton Ginned To Nov. 1. Cotton ginned in Richmond county to Nov. 1st was 10,633 bales, as compared with 7.167 to same date last year. Marriage Licenses. Tlu-ee marriage licenses issued Satur day, two whites, one colored: Percy L. Dawkins and Susie E. Thomp son, white. J no. R. Brasswell and Dame Belle Chandler, white. Henry Fairley and Maggie Willis, colored. Our Extra Editions. The Extra issued by the Post Dispatch this mnmincr was cmhhled ud bv the earlv riro Th. Pnsf.Ilisnatrh was in UllerDe by 7:10, in Hamlet by 7:30 and the mill villages shortly tnereaiter. xneexira ea ition was put on the press at 6:10 this a. m. Tn triaiv of tha intu interest, the Post- Dispatch is this afternoon again appear ing before the people as a page Extra! NO Utue WorK in preparing inis rusu m wao AntailoH art rnnsiderahle ex ua " " j ... . - npnsfi in securing the lmoortant Armistice terms over long distance. We feel amply repaid for our efforts by the kindly expressions of the people; it is our endeavor to present a LIVE, up-to-the-minute weekly and we shall in the future even more than in the p?3t make this accomplished fact LOCAL ITEMS Tomorrow, Tuesday, N iv.' 12th, has been set asiuc b riesioeut wiiaon a lii Coior Day, ana it will be celebrated as a fitting tribute to Che people of the French Republic who have so valiantly battled for freedom. A word about the difference in time in France and Richmond county. When it is 12 o'clock in Rockingham, noon, it is 5 As a centle reminder, do your Christ mas shopping early. F.ven F. Blacker wouldn't cive three cents ior that Kaiser cron. Tf vou have not already contributed to the war work campaign do it now. The hiirHon nf issuincr a war extra is commensurate with the size of the type Uied. , Keen up the food-saving. It will be a loner time before normal conditions are restored. The uDDermost thoucht with the Ami erican mother now is "when will my boy come home?" By the way, while rejoicing, don't lose sight of your W. S. S. pledge. Fill it be tween now and Christmas. Tobe Mosley says he imagines Germany and her allies feel like a fellow does when he has made a bad horse trade. The Kaiser once ?aid he was "just like Napoleon." The Allies ought to be able to axommodate him at St. Helena. Somebody stole a jug of liquor front Ellick Hellwanger Saturday night Rai Barlow is suspected of the theft, as he was seen with his head tied up Sunday. In the excitemenf of the present, bear in mind that the "flu" is glUl prevalent, and that another epidemic 'conld easily start again. When you go home tonight. .vVlrv-lr n m in Pari 5 o'clock in London srartrte vour throat with salt water; it 5:20 in Amsterdam and 6 o'clock in Berlin I MIGHT be a preventative., E MASS MEETING COURT HUOSE SQUAR AT 8 O CLOKK United! War' Work, Lamm P as There will be a mass meeting on the Square in front of the court-house tonight at 8 o'clock. The Brass Band will furnish music Splendid speackrs will t ad I iress the crowd Icxplaininw inere win ce au n m . . n . A ; , w 55 avpA Th conditions that win confront the nation will be outlined. It will be a '. it is even just as necessary uim uic umicu u uiu wive euu-wu uun mv - KWvaJn'".lv"firp.vi'l b built later.