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'OCH RTILLERY ACTVE ON YriVK FR ON hostilities HNS BUSY IN SEDAN REGION; DRIVE GOES ON ershmg Rests as Both Sides Engage in I Shelling Along American Line, But Brit ish and French Smash Onward. WITH THE AMERICAN FORCES ON THE SEDAN FRONT, Nov. 8, 2 p.m. (By the Associated iPress.) Beyond artillery and machine gun fire, which Vras particularly active in the region of Sedan, there as been little to report from the battle front since last flight, o infantry action has been reported on any lection of the American front. fait Vas contingents of the noted Rain- 0 Bow division and of the First division that made the final whirlwind dash yes terday into Sedan, the western portion We! wmcn was c.apturea yesieraay ny inn ierlc.an troops. UTISH CONTINUE THEIR DRIVE;JAKE 2 TOWNS LONDON', Nov. 8. The British are mttnuinir their advance along; the so lve battle front. Kleld Marshal Haig Adav announced the eaoture of two phages In the region between Mons and dauneuge. f The statement reads: Sharp fighting occurred last evening n the neighborhood of Jbclalbes ana lilmont-Fontaine, south of Hauimoni. Ifhese villages were captured with a umber of prisoners, uur advance soum the Mons-iotwe canal eonimuea. FRENCH ALSO RESUME ADVANCE ALONG FRONT tRIS. Nov. 7.French troops re s' their advance along the whole this morning. The war office to reports that French units have ,,-,i the railway Junction of Mart, toaav capiurea oingiy, less mwi vkiii miles south of Meateres, and Frenols, about one mile west of Sedan. Fifteen hundred prisoners and much matorial were" captured yesterday. PERSHING REPORTS ON FURTHER J3AINS FOR MEN WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 Gen. Per shing in his communique for last night reports that the First army continued Its offensive oast of the Meuse yester jjay, the Fifth division and national guard troops from Wisconsin and Mieh fcan taking the heights overlooking Trandevt'e "nd other ciotmd after hard lighting against a desperately resisting rnemy. The famous Rainbow division and he First (reetilar) division seised the S.metghts soutli and southeast of Sedan fna tne svmuros oi mat city i oi hi, Meuse, the statement said. It add A$ that the entire region between the (Continued on Page 8, Column 4.) I 1 1 'I ft I I L U R I L. I'LJI 1IV Hii ARF 0 TT Nfi WORK I IIW g 1 S was w w irtinir Chief f Police TT H. Fans l ertiaer DDmpuj quit. inuriay a i i ...1 l...- . l . .. .... ... i h at the it ant. Foreman Hanks eu airi uhttri, incii at rtoi un is unaersioon inai in eoverai places II LrVUUH IB MILIUIWlVWl IUIUMI1 U- MRS. NORTON HURT. . li.w-n V Vrtrtnn Tiin McLomnr mi wan rmii'iiiia in muih wi , i. It. Pl.IIVl"l , uwiiru .'"tin n ittit CO. Mth. Norton whs taken to her not arrestee. CKNELL GIVES tt rin h . . in x i ii . rnicr l rvii'K- 'IBfi iii juoi i i 1 1 1 i i ' i i iii'in tm . . . . v Greece. Macedonia and Serbia, where went iv wnvrwMt mi la . .nation in II (me rotititries. lie savs "The region which suffered most Is P DWH MIW ....... i.,. Serbian advance was a most pro- rfnn fput I followed a Dart of the p mr (l l v im'mi. "jn, rin , nui i iron is - For eight days tne sserman troops r ri:il- III- " ' nvm u.m sutply. It Is mysterious how they themselves In tnat region, wnicn entirely denrlved of all foodstuffs. i their BBflStdirn wttn mean. ricn a... n '-... k.nrol. Ih. I. Mn- At Babuna pass, the only road north OF HEROIC SERB ADVANCE ( Price ONLY NEWSPAPER IN MEMPHIS SUPPLIED BY ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, TKNX., FRIDAY MEETS HUN CASUALTY LIST WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. Two army casualty lists made public here today cor, tain a total or l.usa names, cnymea: Killed in action. 151: died, accident and other causes, three; died of disease, jus; wounaed severely, 37; wounded, rte- frree undetermined. 111; wounded sllght y, 132; missing in action, 332. Included In the lists are: TENNKSSICK. Killed In action: ,Bugler Shirley Ld better, LlvlngstonPrivates Arthur T. Allison Crab Orchard; Joseph H. far son, Ollyer Springs; James K. Candlil, Creston; Roger 0, Lowe, Oakgrove. Died of disease: Privates Britton Cluck, R. F. D. 4, Morristown; Ander son Elliott. R. F. D. 1, Mountalry, Vir gil Ford, Cove; Omer B. Grimes, R. F. D. 1 Eaton; Kdgar L. McKlnney, R. F. 1). 1, Harrlman; James 8. Lesenby, Clarksvllle; Wilson I.. Hooten, R. F. ('. 3, I.ewisburr; Robert A. Mollwaln, R. F. D. 2, Rutherford; JameB M. Nel son, Trenton. Wounded severely: Private Edgar Gannon, R. K. I). 3, Murfreesboro. -Wounded, degree undetermined: Pri- 4rVllftWiUiam U 1KT 6r Wal dra n boulevard, Mem phis. Missing In action: Corporal John F. Compton, Rogersvllle; Privates James A. Cole, Bells; William H. Hutchinson, R. F. IX 1. Palmersville; Glenn N. Neal, Hickory Point; Clifford Ross. Adar Grove. MISSISSIPPI. Killed In action: Private Theron M. Sper.oer, Pontotoc. Died of disease: Privates Millard S. Bethea, R. F. D. 1, Hledleberg; Mil liard Boatman, Abbott; Homer F. Haynle, McComb; Amos Hodge, R. F. p. 3, Rlue Springs: Elisha Jones, Columbus; Ralph McRousseau, I.ong town; Clinton w. Ousley. Iienova. ARKANSAS. Died of disease: Private Feaster Bailey, Board Camp. Wounded slightly: Private Valentine Wheeler, Cardiff. Missing In action: Corporals Hugh T. Greenlels, Rison; Chester B. Trlb ble, Bevins. ALABAMA. Killed In action: Private William F. Wheeler, Alexander City. (Continued on Page 1, Column 8.) PROBEITlNDCOTTON PRICE-FIXING WRONG WASHINGTON, Nov. 8.-F!xing of prices of raw cotton is unnecessary and Impracticable, President Wilson will be told by the cotton investigating com mittee of the war Industries board. This announcement was made last nght by Dr. Thomas W. Page, chair man of the committee. R.R. TELEGRAPHERS TO GET MORE COIN WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. An order granting railroad telegraphers a gen eral wage increase will be issued with in a few days by Director-General Mr. Adoo, It was said today ut the rail- Voad administration. The advance is said to average about 830 a month, COMPTROLLER ISSUES CALL FOR BANKS NOV. 1 WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. The comp troller of the currency today Issued a call for the condition of all national banks at the close of business on Fri day, Nov. 1. DETAILS from Monastir, a vers- Interesting sit uation developed. At that place were gathered Serbians. French. Italians and Greeks; with their Bulgarian prisoners, but no one showed any sign of ani mosity. Indeed, nobody had time to deal with the 50.000 prisoners taken. These men were merely deprived of their arms and then a'lowed their lib erty behind the allied lines The started off toward, the south without anvbndy paying attention to them. Prisoners swarmed like ants along the roads, leidlng southward, taking ns little concern about their safetv as they would If they had been among tnetr own people. "Bulgarian forces in their retreat de stroyed bridges and carried off cattle, but respected buildings and private property generally. The only great de struction enrried out was the burning of the aerial railway 40 miles long irom rrnep to eies over lianuna pass. This road was built by Bulgarians. "In Serbia the common people did not seem siarveo. l nere was a snort age of food, but all had bread. Serbian refugees In Greece are returning home rapiaiy "Greece lies two sets of refugees, those driven from MscedonU and those. more numerous; amounting to S00.UD0, from Asia-Minor. These can not return home because Asiatic ports are not vet open and also the difficulty atlendatt on sueh a trip."- W Three Cents") United Press Says Cables Taken From It-They Should Be The United Press, according to a statement made by a paper using that service, apparently has been excluded from the European cables on account of the false announce ment that the armistice terms were signed and that the allies and the Germans were at peace. The confession probably Is true. The vast amount of harm the report has accomplished warrants drastic action. There has been no censor ship on Associated Press dispatches beyond the ordinary precautions. Associated Press dispatches from Europe are coming in even mere rapidly than usual, due perhaps to the censorship which, It Is claimed, has been placed on United Press re ports, and giving it access to addi tional facilities used for a sinister purpose by other news agencies. The Associated Press reached President Wilson at a New York theater and Informed him that Aus tria had accepted the allied terms, and he was delighted. The Associ ated Press conveyed the same in formation to Secretary Lansing and he accepted It as a fact. When the United Press attempted to "put one over" on Secretary Lansing he cabled to France and within two hours nailed It as a canard. The attempt to make nickels out of the tear and hopes of American mothers with cruel indifference to the inevitable awakening Is the most diabolical mark ever made upon the pages of newspaper record, The Imputation that the news of the signing of the armistice will be withheld for any purpose by Presi dent Wilson one minute after It Is signed, borders on treason and any one who believes it questions the honesty of the government. MED ALL Tears Shed by Premier as He Tries to Dodge Honors Thrust on Him. PARIS. Knv. Premier Olemenceau appeared for a-n1orftrt test ahtht In the lobbv of the senate after a Bitting of that body had declared him, In trudU tloiuil iilirasr-, to nave aeserxea wen of his country." He was speedily sur rounded by senators who pressed for ward to shake his hand. "You are the saviour of France!" cried one, "No, no," replied the premier, shrug giug his shoulders. "It is the country which has done everything Itself." "Thanks to you," the senators re joined. "No, I assure you," returned the pre mier. "I have done but my simple duty. Any one of you who loves France would have done as much. There are moments when the spirit of itself rises within one." Here the premier's voice failed him Tears coursed down his rugged coun tenance which so many violent storms In the past had left Impassive. Ite covoring himself, he said: "Gentlemen, I thank you. I did not deserve hu much honor as you have done me. Let ine tell you that T am proudest that you have associated my name with that of Marshal Foch, that great soldier, who In the darkest hours never doubted tne destiny o nis coun try. He has Inspired everyone witb courage and we owo him an Infinite debt." Fully master of himself now, the pre mier went on; "Gentlemen, we now are coming to a difficult time. It is harder to win peace than to win war. w e must so act that France will resume the place In tht world of which she Is worthy. More than ever must she gather herself up more t..an ever must she be disciplined and strong. I have confidence In her." Then pushing his way through the circle, tne premier said: "Will you allow me to rctur nto my task?" Claude W. Stutts Meets Mysterious Death Here Friday Police and Coroner N. T. Ingram are probing the mysterious death of Claude W. Stutts, 38, 2!9 Vance avenue, whose body, lying In a pool of blood, was dis covered at the foot of the rear steps leading into his residence at 6 o'clock Friday morning. From evidence, he had been dead five or six hours. His body was discovered by his wife, Mrs. Mamie Stutts, when she happened out on the hack porch. Police were notified and emergency officers found a morphine needle 011 the man. They also discovered that, a banister on the steps, evidently decayed, had been knocked off the platform 15 feet above, from which it is believed Stutts fell. Before leaving home Thursday at noon, Slutts told Mrs. E. A. Garrison. 231 Vance avenue, that he was going to "celebrale ami get drunk." He also suffered a paralytic stroke some few weeks ago. and police are Inclined at present to believe that while in a state of coma from liquor and drugs Stutts probably stumbled on the steps and fell off. They also think his affliction was a contributory factor. 'TherCwere no evidences of his hav ing been cut or shot. His head was crushed In on top. which leads officers to believe he fell in that manner. Neigh bors heard no scuffle during the early hours of the morning. Coroner Ingram held an inquest at the parlors of John J. Collins, undertakers, Friday at noon. Stutts was employed as switchman with the Belt line when ho suffered his stroke of paralysis. Since that time he was given another position by the railroad. He moved here with his wife from Mississippi a few months ago. MAYOR WANTS BILL TO EXTEND CITY LIMITS Mayor Monteverde will urg upon the Shelby county delegation when It goes to Nashville in January to present a bill for the extension of city limits of Memphis to take In BinghamUm as far east as Highland Heights, north to the National cemetery and as far south to a point which will take In New South Memphis 11 Is also propsed to take in Orange Mound and probably Bun tyn. Them ayor said Friday that he would recommend the passage of the bill for extending the city limits. The city of Blnghamton. while in debt, mill be an asset Instead of a lia bility to Memphis if that municipality le taken In. he says. The income from taxes In Blnghamton exceeds l.".jHc, annually and It is generally believed that the corporation's Indebtedness could be taken up In eight or 10 years. GLEMENCEAU SAYS ABDICATION OF KAISER IS SET FOR SATURDAY German Majority Parties in Final Discussion Decide to Unanimously Demand Oust ing of Wilhelm at Once. LONDON. Nov. 8. The Uerman ma jority parties have held a final dis cussion on tne question or emperor William's abdication and will without doubt unanimously demand that he ab dicate, according to a Berlin dispatch to the Copenhagen 1'olltlkcn, forward ed by the Exchange Telegraph corre spondent. The abdication. It la added, will probably take place tomorrow. CUT RAILWAY LINE AND SHUT OFF HAMBURG COPENHAGEN, Nov. 8. Itevolution ists have cot the north German rail way line south of Flensburg, in Schles-wig-Holsteln. This breaks cnminunl catlons irom the north with Hamburg. PRUSSIAN TOWN TAKEN; SHIPS FLY RED FLAG LONDON, Nov. 8. Sonderburg, Prus sian town in Schleswlg, 13 miles north east of Flensburg, la in the hands of the revolutionaries, according to a dis patch trom Copenhagen to the Ex change Telegraph company. The red flag has been hoisted 011 the ships there. The movement which resulted in the seining of virtually the entire German navy by revolutionary forces was car ried out In a peaceful manner, accord ing to the Exchange Telegraph corre spondent at Copenhagen. At Wilhelmshaven the naval offlceBS agreed to hand authority over to ttt ibels If they would promise to make resjstnc should the British attack that naval port. T()e Third infantry rsfftmAitt- ftc,;onlinir to these advices- has tauen posseaslon of the ttlrdromo at tmienbuiw, in noisteiu. . fcfettiehsteln, a commune in West phalia, 21 miles northeast of Duseel dnrf. has Kilned the revolution. A Berlin wireless dispatch received here today hays: "The Third squadron remains faithful to the government." PORT OF HAMBURG NOW IN HANDS OF REBELS AMSTERDAM, Nov. S. The great German maritime port of Hamburg Is completely in the hands of the revolu tionists, according to reports from Hamburg newspapers printed by the Cologne Casette. The red flag is flying on all she ships In tho harbor. THREE BIG CITIES TAKEN OVER BY REBEL FORCES LONDON, Nov. 8. -The cities of Bre men. Bofiwerln and Tilsit have joined In the German revolution, according to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company. Dr. Karl Lleb kneiTit Is said to have arranged for the formation of a soldiers' council at Bremen. Bremen Is, next to Hamburg, the nrinclDal maritime center of Germany It Is situated on the Weser river. Bit miles southwest of Hamburg. Its pre war population was about 170,09" BcbwerlS Is the capital of the grand duchv of Meeklenburg-Schwerin and is situated on the west skle of lake Schwerin, 5 miles soutbeast of l.ue beck. Its population In 1900 was about 38.000. Tilsit is a city of East Prus sia. It lies on the left bank uf the Nlenien river, 80 miles northeast of Koenlgsberg. Its population Is about 85,000. The sreater part of the German navy with red flags holstedi has left the harbor of Kiel In possession of mutin ous sailors, according to a Copenhagen dispatch to the uxenange 1 eiegrai.n rnmoanv Cnnenhagon also reports the revolutionary flag has been hoisted at Warnemunde at which place railroad communication has been interrupted. There, are no guards on the OerOsgn tisnlsh frontier. It Is reported, and many prisoners crossed Into Denmark last night, nispatrhes say no trains arrived at Copenhagen from Hamburg yesterday. The greater part of the submarine crews In all German naval harbors have Joined the revolution, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from 1 Ymenhauen. Virtually all the German fleet has revolted, according to a dispatch re ceived from the Hague. The men are complete masters at Kiel, Wilhelms haven, Helgoland, Borkum and Cux l'aven- . . , j At Kiel the workers have joined the navy ni'n and declared a general strike says tho dlepatch. TOOK BOY'S BICYCLE. Tollce are seeking the boisterous crowd of hoys and young men who Thursday night took a bicycle from Roy Nichols, youth, 514 North Fourth street, on Main street to "celebrate.'' Nichols reported to police the men were drilling up and down the street and furnished a description of them. Tennessee Probably rain, except fair Saturday in west; colder In west. Mississippi Probably rain, cooler Saturday. ArkansasShowers In east, generally fair In west, cooler; Saturday fair, cooler except In northwest. Alabama Fair, warmer In southeast. Kentucky Haiti and colder; Satur day, fair, colder. Louisiana Cloudy, local showers, cooler in northwest; Saturday, showers In east and south, cooler In north anil west. Oklahoma-Fair, cooler irt southeast, frost. 1 East Texas Generally fair except showers In southeast, cooler, frost in northwest; Saturday, cooler in pouth. West Texas Fair, cooler In' south east: temperature near freezing in north and west. South Carolina Fair and warmer ex cept rain Saturday in extreme west. Georgia Fair, except rain Saturday In extreme northwest; warmer east and south. Florida Fair, pot much change iaf temperature. WITH VKWs OF AFTKHNOO.V NOVKMHKK S, 11HS NT M HER ARMISTICE ENVOYS H HI MILLIONS FIND WHERE GREATEST i "nan nF WAR" liriAiir Ainri irn 11 IU U mill HUGH I AUHItVtU Foch Planned Humiliating Sit uation lor Those Who Were in Triumph :n the Same Soil At the Last Ditch. BY PRANK H. SIMON PS, The News Scimitar's Milltarv Expert. NEW YOKK, Nov. s -Tho present German retreat Is one more of those ywlde swinging withdrawals which fol lows the collapse ol an organised sys tem of defenses In the past four years iKe German has organised 11 series of these defenses, beginning with the Hindcnburg Hue. This first poMllon Was broken In the fighting between Sept 2 and Oct. 12 i'lo- German fell back. then, to the line of Scheldt and Its co-ortllnatinn details, stretchlftg be hind the olse, the Scnc and tho Aisnc to the high ground north ol Verdun, between the Alane anil tin' Meuse. Today he i.-i drawing back to bis final line of defenses between Mats and Meileres, north ol Mesleres and west of his last line behind the Meuso through Namur ami l.iegc to the Dutch, frontier; he has si ill several intermedi ate positions. But if be loses thu Mealeres-Neilati-Metz line then the In vasion 01 Germany will begin witljput delay. The present retreat probably means that the German is going to letli'e until he gets behind the I ''Mid'-e river, which rises not fir Irom Mons in Belgium.' This stream Is canallled most "i ibo Way to its confluence with Hie Scheldt, near Termonde, snd will constitute a material obstacle to allied advance Be tween M"ii- mihI Maubeuge the Ger man has erected 11 line of defenses, not comparable with Hie old systems, but sufficient lo delay pursuit. Between Maubeuge and Mesleres be has a sys tem Which borders the old forts of Hie French frontier defense, including those of ilirson and Mesleres. Temporary Halt. But these defenses can now he only way 'Stations; the German retreat can only 'temporarily halt west of the Ant -werpiNaiiuu'-MeaVeres line, and it may msKTonlj a.ehort stay anywhere weft of Utf Alyjlffi:, bcpiuac the ever-grow- (Continued outage 16, Cofumlt l.J'''' Little Bays Didn't Drink; 'Course Not! Industrial plants were stilled for the day and Main street retail business was pretty well Wnocked In (he head Thursday by Mayor Monteverde i proclamation, Issued to Gen Koch and the people generally, announcing Unit Ihe war was over, but it bail a "Stimu lating" effect on another more profit able. If not quite so respectable a busi ness. For example: A young woman with a good heart and generous impulse was on Main street near Monroe avenue Thursday night when si bserved a number of young boys from 1" to It years old. They were celebrating with King and limb. One of (hem was ad miring the "beniitlful submarine I bat floated In the air. It was a Joyous crowd. They flipped their coals up over their backs and revealed numerous half plnlH of "shorty ' The .nung woman sought to remonstrate with them "Vou boys muH ii"l drink that awful stuff," she Implored. "Drink It iiothin'," cMialincd one of the worldly wise hoys in Knee trousers; "1 should say we won't drink It. Not us. We are selling It selling it for yi a bottle." PRINCE HENRY FLIES REVOLUTIONARY FLAG COPBNHAOBN, NOV, 8. - Prince Hen ry of Prussia, brother of Emperor Wil liam, left Kiel on Wednesday In an automobile flying a red flag, the Schleswlg Vblks .eltung Mates. He was pursued by marines, who fired a doxen shots at him, the newspaper adds. WOMEN LEAVE HERE FOR JWVDER PLANT Tnn PultflflsMI rwrs ratTMnff 78 young wnnu n to the govcrnivieni (towdtr plant at N'MhVlfifl will ifavc I nion ctAtion Friday tifght. About 40 glrla will t from MonipiUi nwi t remainder from othr BtCliohi of TriinPHH'i'. from Krn tiifkv, MlsalHNtppl. AriMHWOa unO Ala bama. Til party will bt in (lh&rfe of MiH Florence linrhp, oopdutttifl fop the powder plant. GIST OF WAR NEWS (By the Associated Press.) Germany's armistice plenipotentia ries, havlna entered the French lines under a white flag last night, met Marshsl Foch at 9 o'clock, French time, Friday morning, From him thsy will receive the armistice terms of the allies and the United States, The his toric meeting occurred In a little vil lage in the department of the Aisne. Germany will be given 72 hours In which to reply to the terms presented by Marshal Foch. It is declared that meanwhile there will be no cessation of hostilities. The German delegate will not be permitted to hsgnle; they must accept or go on fighting. British, French and American troops maintain the pressure which hss driv en the enemy from many square miles of French territory In the past week. On the north the British are moving on Maubeuge and Mons and are less than three miles trom Msubeuge, While the Americans command the situation at Sedan, although they ap parently do not hold the entire city, the French are pressing on toward Meileres and have occupied Singly, less than eight miles to the south. Else where on their front the French armies continue the rspld advance of the last three days. At no point are the French more than 30 miles from the Belgian frontier, and at most places the dis tance ove -"Mcii thsy still have to drive the m.-der Is much less. Virtually all the German navy Is In the hands of the revolutionists, who also are reported In power In Hamburg and most of Noithwestern Germany, adlacent to the North sei. Revolts also are reported In Bremen. Schwerin and Tilsit ano wiineimanaven. ( Price Three Cents ") sr sr ctmttar THE DAVLIORT HOI IIS AS SOON PIPANTIP HflAV UlUMIl I lu I IUMA Passing Hours Bring Addi tional Official News to Sh w Armistice Signing Rumor Absolutely Untrue. No Censorship On Dispatches Show NEJW TURK, Nov. 8 Dispatches from Associated Press cot i . spontl ents in Europe were eomtng through the censorship freely today us usual and their character demonstrated thst there was no sharper censor ship of contents than usual. The dispatches told of advances on the Sedan Iron! today with raptures of villages snd prisoners, and also de tails of the movements of tho armistice commissioners, 5iKW YORK, Nov. 8 - Millions of Americans realized today they had been hoaxed Into celebrating the end of the war by publication of United Press dispatches declaring the armis tice signed and flKhlluii ended, Twenty four hours had passed since the country was thrown llttoa delirium hy these reports, which declared the armistice had been signed at II o'clock yester day morning and that fighting had leased at 3 o'clock yesterday after noon. t'.ach hour brought added official evi dence that the reporls were (also uuti that Ibo American peopio were fouled. Not only have official communications from France to the state department at Waslilngtuu announced the reports aM untrue, but the ofdclul statenents of tho Freuoh ad British war offices shww the nathUaf tttl Jroitig' on Far from signing an armistice at II o'clock yesterday morning the German delegates did not cross the allied line until last night. This Is recorded in Associated Press dispatches filed In Paris tit 4:2(1 o'clock this morning. The Cernian delegates were to bo conducted cany today to (he meeting place, which Is four hours' Journey from I.a fapclle, the place where they crossed Into the allied lines. FlKhlliiK. Instead of having ended at :! o'clock yesterday afternoon, was still KnIiiK on last nlifht. Furthermore Mar shal ihiiK's communique this luoruiug reports an advance along the active battle front with villages and prisoners captured. Hoars after the fighting was falsely r.-pnrted stopped the American I ruops were smashing thrlr way for ward on the Sedan front and the only point In the whole battle line where the firing seemed to have slopped at all was ut a. point when- It was neces sary to let the German commissioners pass through. Another Associated Press dispatch fmm Paris this morning records the of ficial report of Ihe French war office that French troops hate reached Ihe railway junction of Liart, So miles north of llethel. No one can say w lis I w ill come of Ihe meeting of Ihe armistice commis sioners today. No one dotibls that the end of the war Is In sight; that an armlltlct will be signed anil that the lighting Will end while terms of peace are made Bui the facia are estab lished by official record that no armis tice was signed lit 11 a. m. yesterday and righting did not end at 1! p. in. verterday. The Associated Pi-ess did net receive Of distribute any of the dispatches which misled tbe American people Into lelebraling the greatest hoax of re cent years. On the other hand, by liuestigatlon through official channels, the Associated Press was able to ex pose (hat Thousands or sh hoard workers threw down their tools In Staten island yards today, crossed tbe harbor on ferry boats and began a march up Hroad way, resuming (heir celebration of the false peace reports Apparently they hail snipped the yards of inosl of the n.etal which could he used as luilse niaklug devices As tin: men passed through the lower nlst ricls tbe men made a racket which, equalled yesterday's demnnstrai Ion. Huslness activities were upset. There utita ..iii to b Id. mill men lii line which extended ror hair mile. The parade leaders said they did not know where they wen- going but merely that they were tint to celebrate. G. 0. P. VICTORY WASHINGTON. Nov. X llet re ports today on the rew districts still remaining doubtful In last Tuesday's election Indicated Republican control of the next senate by a bare majority, with no change in (he substantial lie publican majority already assured ii the house. Bleotlon in Michigan of Truman II Newbcn V. Itebilbllean candidate for tin setiale over Henry Ford, which seemed probable, although the complete re. turns were not yet In. would give the Republicans Is seats In the senate -exactly the number necessary for or ganization and control and the Dem ocrats 4. with the Idaho contest be tween Senator Nugent, Democrat, and former Gov. Gooding. Itepubllt nil. still in doubt Senator Nugent Is leading bv sliatitlv mote Ihsn (ion votes and an official count to determine the re suit Is expected. Figures on the house remained un changed, as follows; Republicans SUB, Democrats lie, mciuonic among ins Democrats one Independent; Socialist otie. missing one- the Second Montana dlstrii t NEGROES REGISTER AT OWN BRANCH OFFICE Memphis negroes seeking wnr through the government employment service now arc registering st a branch office In charge prof. ThWH e 1, Johnson nnd fiorence Caitvi The office whs r i .- - avenue Thursday and already many ne groes are registering 10, sut ,i work as the employment office can find for them. REPORTS SHOW AS IT HAPPENS. CHIEFS MEET WILSON BRANDS CHARGE OF urine iifiTuuri n ao tai or RLTfd HANHIMiTON, Sot. s. At President Wilson's direction, Nx retary l4MMlng Issued a statement shortly after lioon today thai nny statement thai news reaching the government concerning armistice negotiations lias hern withheld Is utterly falee, and tl ns mioh ;i a decision In regard to the armistice was reached It would !" made public Ininiedlutrl) hy the government. Mr. Lansing's statement follow "I am requeued and authorized bj the president tt state that no Information reaching this government concerning ihe armistice negotiations In France ha,s been withheld; that any statement to the contrary In utterly false, and that as soon as a definite decision in regard to Ihe armistice has been reached il will Immediately be made public by the government." WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. Tho Goniimi imniV- tice delegation entered conference with Marshal Foch at I) o'clock this morning, l ,..' e liirtinciit aniioimceil oiliciallv lodax. .Uiiioiuutuii'IiT was made also that if it is found that the German dole crates must refer the armistice terms to Berlin thev will be given T'J hours from the in which to answer. Am suspension ol hostilities before the armistice is signed, even if asked on l l i l , t' . 1 ciareti w no oui oi ine uesiion. An official diplomatic dispatch from France today emphasised that Mar shal Koch Is empowered only to de liver armistice terms to the Germane and receive their acceptance and that peace negotiations are not tho business of the military commander. No efforts at. compromise or evasion by the Germaas Is to be tolerated; thej' muri tux. what the allies and the tmHSw mates offer and lay ydewn their arms or there will be no Inter rupt Ion of the greet offensive which la destroying the German military ma chine. "The powers conferred on Marshal Foch only concern Ihe conclusion of an armistice,'' says the dispatch. "The modifications which he is qualified to grunt are strictly limited. Any sus pension of arms, even even It It Is asked for on philanthropic grounds, is out of the question, "It Is stated that there should he ho doubt that the armistice and the peace considerations are two distinct questions, and while Marshal Foch is duly qualified to negotiate the armis tice, trfe peace negotiations are con cerns uf the allied governments "Marshal Foch will do nothing more than communicate to the delegates the already prepared conditions of the armistice." The statement was nuthorlr.ed a( the While llouso shortly after 10 o'clock OTTAWA, Nov, 8. Sir Itobert liordcn, premier o Canada, wilt leave for Fnillunrl nmn to represent the dominion's Interests in Hie up proa MiiK pence conference, it tvao announced today. BASEL, Nov. 8. Held Marshal von Muckcnsen, of Ihe (Jermnn in in, , lias arrived at Budapest from llucliaresl to confer ulth I'remlec Michael Karolyl, f Hungary, on paNNage across that country of (ice man divisions now In Humania, according lo a lludapesl dispatch re ceived here. OUPKNtfAUEN, Nov. 8. The Vorwaeits, of llerliti, publiabag a new proclamation to Herman workmen by llio Social Democratic party. In which Is emphasized the party'N firm intention to secure full demo cratic liberty for the Herman people. The proclamation sajs In part: "All those who, tbrougb unwise politic, caused this calamity to come upon our people must resign their posts. All necessary measures are being taken to Ibis end. No exception will he made of any person, however highly placed." Want a Commission, Girls? Join Red Cross Motor Corps (ilrls, here's your chance! It means an attractive uniform, over seas service nnd perhaps a commission with a military organisation for women which will help In (lie great reclama tion work several years after the war Is over "Knllst lu tbe Ited I 'ross motor corps nnd show the South that Memphis girls can drive ambulances ns well as limousines. ' hu wi Lieut Harrington, "f the Atlanta motor corps, who was In die ciiv Thursday lo help organise a corps for the local Red Cross chapter, Lieut. Harrington, wearing (he of rielal unirorm or dark gruv coal, trous ers, cap and leather boots and lesglns, with tiie Red Cross Insignia ana of- ricer's bars on cap ami coal, could have enlisted enough women to till sev eral regimen's right then and there Kill the organisation, the only one for women m America under milltarv regu latinos and control of the government, is absolutely a volunteer service, and each member must reullle ul the start thatw before she can wear the uniform, she must win it by several months of hunt training and service. Volunteers must take a mechanical course of 17 lessons, a course in first sltl. attend military and litter drills and give at least one whole day each week to the work, using either their own ears or city or hospital ambu lances. The 17 lessons of the mechanical course are conducted by an SXpeM aulo machinist, probably In an auto shop, where the student learns every detail or the make-up of the machine and Is taught how to repair her own car. After courses are completed and an examination la passed, members -sre f riven their uniforms and ranks The alter are based on marks made In the teals and on work (hey have dune Officers for (lie organization are a captain, three lieutenants, a sergeant in command of two squads, and 1 cor poral In command or a squad or four women. The captain Is the officer for the day and remains In her office to receive calls for her force, who report at the hour Speolfted in the call from any a,.,,.. . i i Wolhlns Interferes with the punctuality of the service for It Is , nillliat' and h under strict discipline. I The object of the motor corps ser vice is to be at the command of every ! department of the lied Cross, convey ing supplier to and from headquarters, 1 meeting trofp (rains and carrying sick soldiers to liospltala In their ambu 7Ra WW I IB. 1 . iiimncLu M0 MLOL rrench time, (lie state do- si 1 l time that decision is reached philanthropic grounds, is de- j ! this morning that whenever word came or the signing or an armistice In France. I'resldent Wilson hlmselt would announce tt Immediately. When this assurance was given the government bad not been advised Whether the Herman armistice delega tion lid reached lien. Koch's headuu m tnrs behind the Krenoh llnee where hey were expected about noon today, l'mis WjUfc . , ,. .. ' GERMANS ENTER LINES AT NIGHT, THEN REST r.ms. Nov, i. (11:41 sni--Tht armat) delegatei who came within the French lines lust night to receive from Marshsl Koch the allied terms for an armistice, proceeded this morning to the meeting place designated by the marshal The white flag bearers reached the left wing of (Jen. Debeney e army ut 10 o'clock lust night. They ar rived at the place Indicated by ihe allied supreme commander within the French lines about 2 o'clock this morn ing and passed (be remainder of tho night there. If the credentials of the uerman armlaticn tlelegstes are found adequate, they will be Informed offlolally What (he terms or the armistice are ami that they will have a limn limit or 12 hours In which to reply. lances, looking alter families of soldiers In need, nnd helping in every way when hehi is most needed A large number t.r members t the motor corps have won dlsilnellrm In Krnnee hv driving their ambulances sareiy through the most dangerous places often under heavy flic or the enemt's suns Although officers for ihe Memphis motor uorpS. have not yet been selected a number of women have volunteered for training, and the courses will begin Monday, All who desire to enter the corps arc asked to see Mrs Kenneth (i. lhiffleld at Red i ioss headquarter! on Madison avenue. CROWDER DISCUSSES REVOCATION OF CALLS WASHINGTON, Nov. s. -Provost M:irhat Qoil. t'rowder rulled Into COA fortnet todfty Ow hMdi of u locttonv if his offtoi to dttcusfl potttblt usptii- ton of thf Ntivpinbor draft calls, under Which more than 860.060 men have been ordffod tn army ramps, While Qftl. Orowder would not dlSCUII what i rrommendattona he might imtko to the prnpral staff, It Is known that Ml advisers will udvorate warmly with drawal of the November rail, at least if the liermann accept the American and allied armistice terms before the move ment to rumps begins. With 4.00U.noo men already under arms overseas and at home, tho feeling Is growing that no more will be neriled, even though It may be a kHM time be fore American fofOM Cftfl bo rooftlh 4 irom France and some additional nu n may be st tit over. HELD ON LIQUOR CHARGE. K. Devoro, of Orange Mound, was arrested at his place of huslness Thurs day night bv Sheriff Terry on a charge of having violated the liquor law. The sheriff alleges he got a sale on Ic voto. Unvote was placet! in jail and spent the night there, making bond for $.".00 for his release l-Ylda morn ing. P Zavella was arrested at Pe vott s place shortly afterwurd with a bottle of whisky on his person aiui wis charged with violating the liquoa law.