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Cumberland Evening Times (Newspaper) - November 8, 1918, Cumberland, Maryland if V w Saturday ex cept rain day In mountain dlitrlcU VOL LIVING 21 RAILROAD EDITION CUMBERLAND FRIDAY N0r 8 1918 Associated Press Direct Service THIS IS THE 214TH DAY OF THE SECOND YEAR OF THE WAR TWO CENTS GERMANY GIVEN SEVENTY CEPT OR REJE f FIRING KEEPS UP ALL NIGHT NO INFANTRY ACTION HOWEVER TAKES PLACE i ON AMERICAN FRONT British and Continue While Germany Di Qests Peace Terms NOVEMBER CALL DRAFTEES MAY BE WITHDRAWN PROVOST MARSHALL CALLS HEADS OF HIS DEPART MENT TO DISCUSS POSSI BLE SUSPENSION Orders for Men Have Gone Out to Various War Boards in Country Germany Must Accept What Has Been Offered Or Watc Her Military Machine Crushed MARSHAfc FOCH WILL NOT TOLERATE ANY EFFORT TO COMPROMISE ON TERMSENEMY MUST LAY DOWN HER ARMS OR ALLIED OFFENSIVE WILL GO ON HOURS IN ALLIES TERMS SHIPYARD WORKERS PARADE a i Associated Press With the American Forces on the Sedan Front Nov 8 2 p ar tillery and machine gun fire which was partocularly ac tive in the region of Sedan there has been little to re nort from the battel front since Inst night No infan try action has bee nreport ed on any sector of the Americali front prench Resume Advance N Pans Nov troops resum ed their advance along the whole front this morning the war office to do v reports that French units have icherlthe railway junction Ltart about 20 miles north of Rethel British Fight On London Nov are continuing along the active battle front Field Marshal Haig announced the capture of two villages intns region between Mohs and Nauaeuge ARMISTICE CUTS OFF 6 GERMAN Washintgon Nov armistice n an the consequent stoppage or an i traffic between Austria andGermany FMll absolutely cut off all of fuel oil and gasoline ac cordiug to reports received by the U S PUP Administration Germany has been obtaining ius oilx and gasoline from Galatia and Roumanii She has no supplies ot fuel oil within her own borders and has been using for lubricating oil a derivative of coal tar Italy entirely dependent upon out side SMirces for her coal supply will not be able to get coal from Austria Austria has barely enough coal for her own use Germany has in the oast occasionally supplied Austria with coal This has been nicessaryl A because of the enfeebled Condition of the Austrian miners due to lood who have been able to produce only 50 or 60 of their normal ton fhe demobilization of the Austrian army permit the return to tae mines of miners In good physical trim andthere may be no great suffering in Austria because of lack of coal thls winter PRIVATE M S BAKER KILLED IN BATTLE Private Marshall S Bafter Company C Three Hundred and Eleventh Ma chins Gun Battalion was killed in bat tie near Montfancon France Sept 30 according to word just received by the paients Mr and Mrs George D Bak er of Finzel Garrett county He years old going to France July 4rlrom Camp Meade He is also sur by the following brothers and Nsiaters Corporal C 0 Baker Head Waiters Company Three Hundred find Thirteenth Infantry France Dan JBLIjester Charles and Walter Baker JaKi MjaaBg Elvde and Lydia Baker at Henry Finzel BRAKEMAN ASSAULTED THROWN FROM TRAIN J A Kelly aged 26 Western Mary land brakeman who resides on Thom as street was found lying along the tracks of the Connellsville division above Frostburg Thursday evening He says he was attacked by three men who struck hintover the head with a club and threw him from the top of the car He lay along the tracks aboVt three hours Although con Vn wpo to walk At It was fouiid that his injury was not serious His assaiianta secured his watch and TELEGRAPHERS TO BE GRACED AN INCREASE AsKocinted Press conference the heads of all sections t uiics 4o discuss possible sus of the November draft calls tinder which more than 300000 men have been ordered camps AVhile General Crowder would not discuss what recommendation he j mlBht make to the general staff it Is knownthat Hiis advisors willadvocate warmlv withdrawal of the November call at least if the Germans accept the American and Allied artnistice terms before the movement to cainp begins TRITOWNS TriTowns Nov 8 Celebrate Close of War REVOLUTIONS ARE GRIPPING ALLGERMANY NORTH GERMAN RAILWAY LINES CUT WHILE OTHER CITIES JOIN IN REVOLT j Brother of Kaiser Leaves Kiel I Displaying Red Flag From His Automobile Associated Press Copenhage Nov have cut the North German railway line south of iSlensburg iii Schleswlg llolstcin Tins breaks communica tion from the north with Hamburg London Nov Cities vof Bre on Schwerin mid Tilsit have joined j German Officers Took Up Discussion Of Peace With AlHed Gen eral At9 Oclock This Morning French TimePresident Will Give News Of Peace To Country men JllUJU OLHWCJIJl tUlU in tys German Lo d cifs listen to tnu jiS j OnmiitnV Il 1 iNCW THROW DOWN TOOLS IN STATEN ISLAND AND MARCH THROUGH BROAD WAY NEW YORK Child Killed and Five Injured in Premature Celebration in New Castle Pa Associated vThousands of the population of tho triTowns of Piedmont Westernport j andLuke and showed their enthusiasm over the announcement of the close of the war by parading j the streets of the towns last night j blowing horns ringing bells shooting guns shouting and using most anyj thing that would make a noise Those who did not participate in the parade stood on the sidewalks and gave vent to their antikaiser feelings A cosmopolitan parade marched about the towns headed Ameri can and Italian flags with the Italian i by a large coal truck fillad to capacity with noise makers j then a long line of marchers It seem tolerated ed to be a combination of Fourth of jiiljsspallbween and Christmas with e flags patriotic music lots of noise cool weather and the thoughts of peace on every mind Early In the evening many firearms were exploded and some of the volleys made one think at tack of Infantry Railroad torpedoes were much in evidence Only a few Nov German armistice dele gation entered conference with Marshal Foch at 9 oclock this mroning French time the State Department an nounced officially today MUST SURRENDER OR FIGHT ON Information reaching Washington through diplo matic channels today indicate that if the German armis tice envoys are ready to accept immediately the sur render Wms offered by Marshal Foch the marshal will give them only until Sunday to sign No effort at compromise or evasion by the Germans is to be must take what the Allies and the United States LJ t their arms or there will be no interruption of j the great offensive which is destroying the German military i machine Presilent Will Announce Signing The statement was authorized at the White House shortly IMLLE CLEMENCEAUS ENGAGEMENT BROKEN BY FIANCEES BATH Mof ttS i after 10 oclock this morning that whenever word came of a sign afternoon ing of in France President Wilson himself would an with the first announcement tuts wais ties of the mills and locomotives ana nounce it immediately fire alarm and church bells made j known that something had happened Officials Waited All INlgnt t0 j Washington Nov 8At 8 oclock this morning State and bidfwhoSiwar Department officials whohad kept an allnight vigil still Piedmont I were without information that German plenipotentiaries haa Monday at noon of dropsy were held Wednesday morning frpmSt Peters gjgned armistice terms threw sssjs Hani left Kiel ou Wednesday in an i reports automobile flying a reel liag the iSch ently had stnppeu ine jdui ui leswig Volks Zeituug states He was pursued by marines who fired a dozen shots at him thes newspaper adds Nov great Ger man maritime portof Hamburg is copletely in the hands of the revolu tionists according to reports from Hamburg newspapers printed by the Cologne Gazette The red Hag is Hy ing on all the ships in the barber Navy Taken Peacefully London Nov move ment which resultedin tlie seizing of virtually the entire German navy by revolutionary forces was carried out in a fairlypeaceful manner according fl M Lester Baker of Bal to the Exchange Telegraph correspond ami i Cumberlaml guests ent at Copenhagen was McC Craigt yd Cumberland guest last muiy uucj most of the metal which could be used as noise making devices As they passed through the lower districts the made a racket which equalled yesterdays demonstration Business activities were upset There were said to oe 10000 meii in line which extendedfpr half u mile The parade leaders said they did not know where theywere going but merely that they were out to celebrate the large wharves connected with the the naval service were taken over by revolutionists NEWS OF SERVICE MEN HOME AND ABROAD Raymond Lewis Frances Co M Sllth Pioneer Infantry has arrived G SemmesHamill Oakland was in the city today Mrs Joseph Hughes and family are visiting Mrs Williams Elkins near Hancock Mrs J William Murray Cumber land street is at Hancock at thebed side of her mother Mrs Emanuel Athey who Is very ill Mrs Alice Turner Hancock is visit ing relatives here Mrs Thomas R Knox wbo spent several davs with her Joliii Sllth Pioneer Infantry has arrived Ci 310 Maryland avenue overseas according to word just renas reVanied to Detroit eeived by his father Raymond L j Mre Brooke Mrs Kathryn Frances 10 Walnut Place j Gpnevieve and Elsie Clark BirnMapn i cc mTfTHFp i have relumed froman auto BERNARD LEE BUTCHER ciuding Baltimore Camp Meade and Bernard Lee Butcher aged G5 prom cities inent attorney former state supermj j j ouster 01 Meyersdale a Undent of schools and referee in bank fi an ou Western Maryland Rail ruptcy for a number of years died uken to the Allegany Hos yesterday morning at his home In mtai ast night in a critical condition Fairmont after a long Illness He Is I suffering fronran acute attack survived by his wife who wasfori He is 19 years of morly Miss MaryB Ayers Th operation was of thelate P M Ayers of the East Side and two sins Samuel II and Birch Butcher both of Fairmont Birch Butcher is well known here Mr Butcher was a native ofHuttonsville county Ya find once served as prosecuting attorney of that hy Dr Twigg and and Dr Peter S Keim county MISS BLUE EYES TOOK WELL LASTNIGHT Miss Blue asnappy comedy with music from a book by George greeted by a Catholic church Rev F E Gallagher officiated Burial was in St Michr aels cemetery Piedmont City Council The city council of Piedmont met In regular session The matter of re pairing the streetat the M corner was In the hands of Street Commissioner Ryan Motion was passed to pay R A Mulledy city per month for additional services The following bills ivere read and approved First National Bank coupons Uavls National Bank cuopons Davis National iBank Davis National Bank interest Miss M A White nurse Em ergency FirstNational Bank National Bank U S Rubber fire First National iBank coupons on First National Bank Street work and extra v Offlclals salarlers Wm T Sigler repairing scales Piedmont Electric Light and Power W Va Pulp and Paper pumping Aug and MfscillalslQUS Flag Raising The engagement of Mle Therese Clemenceau daughter of the French V Hoburt premier was announced a few weeks consid ago to Jule Jung a member of the outside attraction Taris legal fraternity Now comes the news that his name is on the cas ualty list MERCHANTS MEET THIS AFTERNOON i retail merchants s held at 5oclock Envoy Arrived Last Night Paris Nov 8 a Nov delegates sent to the French front ot receive from Marshal Foch Allied terms for an crossed Allied lines near La Capelle last nigWLThey were taken to a house where preparations had been made to re ceive them They stayed there duringthe night and this tall stores at 6 oclockor at some inowill be conducted to a place mtheDepartment ol tneAisne other earller hour sautrday evenings 1I16 m M The Chamber of Commerce has asked which is a meeting place fixed by Marshal Foch This thp will x HJft Win rfj sees many of the merchans favor early closing for the purpose of sav ing fuel light and labor while others believe the volurnn of business would be curtailed by early closing because Washington Nov is given consideration of gersonsjgio joire J the drastic terms by the envoys and for communication by them j visit the store with Berlin if they desire In view of flies Associated Press dis patch from Paris saying 72hours would be allowed it was as sumed here that an additional day has beengranted because of the delayed arrival of the Germans The singing was catchy and the costumes fetching A breezy plot is curried through three acts take about four hours Must Accept Within 72 Hours stors are in the habit Associated Press New York Nov stocks opened at sharp declines today as a result of yesterdays false reports of the signing of a truce between Ger many and the allies The market strengthened in all quarters before the end of the first half hour Most losses were cancelled on the rally and a number of prominent stocks rose to levels well over yesterdays maximum Trading was active but orderly the First hours turnover of some shares showing no trace of yesterdays excitement Outbursts of Everett True CONDO threshed outathemecting tonight An officials diplomatic dispatch from France today SAMUEL A KENDALL sized that Marshal Foch is empowered only to deliver armistice QQJJS TO CONGRESS terms to the Germans and receive their acceptance and that peace negotiations are not the business of the military commander 0 iVioCnro fip IS S12 raise an American and Italian flag Sunday November 10 at 2 p on tlOU the recently erected steel flag polo on the lot east of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad The Italian band and Italian society will Delegation Arrived Last Night Samuel A Kendall of Meyersdale who has large lumber interests at Crellin Garrett county was elected to Congress from the Twentythird Pennsylvania uiotiiiit as n Tuesday defeating Representative Sterling the incumbent Mr Ken dalls winter home is in Washington Ho frequently visits this city fc SAn order grant ing railroad telegraphers r i a general ivagtl increase will be Issued jltWn i a lew days by Director Ooncral McA doo it was said today at the Kailroad An and others CALLS MADE FOR NATIONAL BANK REPORTS ler of the Currency today call for theiciindition of all National j Banks at theclose business Frl1 day November 1 Killed In Ceebratlon Newcastle 8An uniden tified 14 vear old boy Is dead and five other persons in hospitals here suffer ing from serious Injuries as The pole is surmounted with a large brass American It was origi nplanned to have Columbus Day Oct 12 but tho Influenza epidemic caused postpone ment Natal Note Born to Mr and Mrs Patrick Fahey wixsiotinifrt Nov 5 a daughter v The Sick Mrs Dubols Jones Is seriously 111 at the home of her parents Mr and Mrs Charles Clist Wentcrnport William Simmons Piedmont is out again after an ot the influenza Robert Montgomery Vino streot Is recovering from the influenza Bruce Holland Luke has recovered from the influenza Movlet Opera KImball Young Paris Nov 8 a German delegates which N0 OPERATORSWAGE came within the French lines last night to receive from Marshal j SCHEDULE YET I Foch the AlHed terms for an armistice Proceeded this morning tothe meeting place designated by the maisnal schedule of telegraph operators would ae bearers reached the left wing of General Debe given the press at s P m Thursday 10 oclock last night They arrived at the place is unfounded Opera House In The IWpson MajectloTDorothy Alton in benev s firmvat iu o cjuun ioou indicated by the Allied supreme commander within the 1rencn PATRIOTIC piNGKRS iTnesIbout 2 ocloek this morning and passed the remainder of the T0 MEET MONDAY mg 16 if the credentials of the German armistice tv gates are found adequate they will be informed officially terms of the armistice are and that they will time 72 hours in which to reply News Will Be Given Promptly Washington Noy President Wilsons dircctionr Sec 1 VlrtrtM T Vl Jl i a statement shortly after noon tpdayJthat statement that the government conceinmg ty tho broke out of hp rty Hall Monday evening at S oclock to organize a chorus to assist in the nroper celebration of the victorious ending of the war TOTAL CASES IN BLAIR Altoona Nov mado by Dr J D Findley Blnlr coun ty representative ot the states health HI J A that ss soon as ft decision in regard to tne tnuuenKa nununniK reached it would be made public immediately by the government I an attack The epidemic abating OctoBer thero wtio or pneumonia following
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