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Van Wert Daily Bulletin, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1918, Van Wert, Ohio I ESTABLISHED A D 1873 VAN WEBT OHIO MONDAY NOVEMBER 11 1918 PRICE TWO CENTS 1 to 31 Everyone tver Mere is at kid to give Oie Day's Against Our 31 Days Over There War Chest Send the Family Wash to Us This will give yon ft day each week that you can help the Red Cross A pair of socks or a sweater mean something to the boys The Empire Laundry Jackson St Phone 1061 Carpet Cleaning Furniture Packing Repairing and Refinishing H J LONG DISTANCE MOVING Two Ton Truck 602 East Crawford Street Phone rings FIRST CLASS PIANO TUNING Regulating an repairing alto Player Piano and Organ work All work guaranteed Kindly leave your orders at my residence 327 North Walnut street Van Wert or drop me a card 14 yean with The Sidle Co Phone 1195 JOHN N FOR Baggage Transfer and Delivery Office 2471 or Residence 1496 W W ULAM Chiropractor Office 2nd Floor Humphreys Hughes Block Office phone 1579 Residence phone CLARK GOOD AND AT LAW Easl Main street opposite Court House Phone HATHAWAY KEMPER AT Practice In all courts Office corner of Main and Washington streets R 0 MORGAN M D PHYSICIAN AND Office No 333 North Jefferson street Office phone No 1053 Residence Phone 1009 LENS GRINDING your Broken Lens the same day inick Reliable Reasonable HIMES SPECIALIST Where CORRECT Arr THE ARMISTICE SIGNED AND HOSTILITIES CEASE GERMANY RULED BY GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE Workmen's and Soldiers Council Issues Statement to the Public TROOPS JOIN THE Friedrich Ebert Socialist Leader and Member of Reichstag Is Appoint ed Chancellor Says New Government Will Bring Speedy Peace Berlin Nov German government has been instituted in the greater part of Berlin The garrison has gone over to the ment The workmen's and soldiers cil has declared a general strike Troops and machine guns have been placed at the disposal of the council The text of the statement issued by the people's government In the course of the forenoon of Saturday the formation of a new man people's government was ed The greater part of the and other troops stationed there temporarily went over to the new government Will Not Fire on People The leaders of the deputations of ths social democratic party declared that they would not shoot against the people They said they would in cord with the people's government in- in favor of the maintenance of order in the offices and public buildings the guards which had been stationed there were withdrawn The business of the imperial cellor Is being carried on by the democratic deputy Herr Ebert It is presumed that apart from the representatives of the recent majority group three independent social crats will enter the future ment Calls General Strike In an extra edition of the the central organ of the social democratic party in Germany the lowing call for a general strike was The workmen's and soldiers cil of Berlin has decided upon a eral strike All the factories are at a standstill The necessary administration of the people will be maintained A large part of the garrison has been closed and bodies of troops and machine guns have been placed at the disposal of the workmen's and soldiers council Long Live Social Republic The movement will be guided In common by the democratic party of Germany and the Independent social democratic party of Germany The workmen's and soldiers council will take charge of the maintenance of quiet and order Long live the social i WORKMEN'S COUNCIL From all parts of the German em- pire news is being received regarding similar revolutions which almost everywhere remain within the jof economic order Incidents of Strike Described With regard to the Incidents of No- 0 In Berlin the telegraph bureau working under the control of the workmen's and soldiers issued the following This morning at nine o'clock the workers of the greatest industrial un- commenced a general strike Processions hastened from all the i suburbs to the center of the city Hed flags were carried at the bead of the processions In which marched armed i soldiers of all classes The first procession arrived from the and As a preliminary the soldiers a ltd cers were urged to remove their ados and epaulettes In the majority of cases this took place voluntarily Workmen and Soldiers Fraternize There was n general fraternization of soldiers workmen The men penetrated the where they received an enthusiastic reception from the soldiers The military occupants of factories mingled In common with the workers loft tho works and treated with them tn common So fnr known tho only be- tween tho find took on tho of the barracks la AND SOLDIERS that was a guard of fusiliers hut only two officers fired Three persons were killed and one was Injured This Is to be regretted The taking possession of a Ity of the public buildings and was completed without once it was clear that the tary had gone over to the people Victory for the People Deputy leader of majority Socialists in the reichstag in a speech said The kaiser and the crown prince have abdicated It is a splendid tory for the German people Herr Ebert has been charged with the formation of a new government In which all shades of the Social party are to participate Only decrees from the government bearing the signature of Herr Eberl have validity Only orders from the JBlnlster of war bearing the counter- signature of the Social Democrat Ing as assistant are official Deputy Scheidemann exhorted the the crowd to keep calin and to avoid Incidents Deputy Tharr and some Soldiers spoke from a motor lorry A delegate from the corps of officers of the guard battalion announced that the of- cers were on the side of the people Stormy applause and jubilation the speeches Socialist Ebert Takes Control Copenhagen Nov 11 It is officially announced from Berlin that the war ministry has placed itself at the dis- posal of Friedrich Ebert the Socialist leader whose appointment as imperial chancellor was forecast yesterday by the decree of Prince Maximilian This action was for the purpose of assuring the provisioning of the army and sisting in the solution of tion problems Friedrich Ebers the Socialist leader has been appointed Imperial lor He has Issued a proclamation ing that he plans to form a people's government which will endeavor to bring about speedy peace All Ministers With Ebert Herr Ebert in his proclamation said that Prince Maximilian of Baden had transferred the chancellorship to him all the secretaries of state having en their consent The new ment he added would be In agreement With the various parties Deputy Ebert who has been ed Imperial chancellor Is Friedrich Ebert vice president of the Social Democratic party and president of the main committee of the reichstag Ebert's election to the latter office In June of this year was taken to mean at the time that the Socialist minority in the reichstag had either been re- claimed by the military government or that the Socialists had gained the ascendancy Later events have proved that the Socialists were In the saddle Ebert quite recently declared in tho reichstag that the German people would no longer permit themselves to be without the right to decide their fate It was he who informed the reichstag of the release of Doctor Amsterdam Nov 11 The tion Issued at Munich in behalf of the council of workers soldiers and ants which constituted Itself Into a diet announcing a republic had been formed In Bavaria declared that the democratic and socialist republic ot Bavaria has the strength to realize a peace for Germany preserving thai country from the worst Prepare for League of Nations The proclamation after promising a constituent to be elected bj all adult men and women says that Bavaria will make Germany ready for it league of nations It then The present revolution Is needed complete the self-government of tin people before enemy armies across our country or before should after the armistice bring about chaos Soldiers to Govern Themselves The council will insure strict der Soldiers in barracks will govern themselves by means of soldiers cils acquiescing In the altered situation will not be hindered in their We recKon on the co-operation ot the entire population All officials will remain at their posts Fundamental social and will Immediately commence Bavarian Shot Fleeing Nov 11 According tr a frontier message Princess wife of the grandson of III ot Bavaria was wounded In tho when fired on as she was fitting Munich She and her husband now hiding in southern Bavaria Princess Adalbert wife of William's third son Names Council to Rule Hesse Amsterdam Nov II An official din patch from Darmstadt capital of grand duchy of Hosso announces thai I ho duko of Hesse has jtt state U TaKe over the business the ment until a nnal settlement of the questions arising from present situ Revolt Succeeds Basel Nov official received by the Havas agency Berlin official The revolution has result ed lu a striking victory almost without the effusion of blood A general strikt was declared this morning It brought cessation of work in all workshops about teu o'clock f A regiment of chasseurs passed over to the people troops rapidly followed their action The Alexander regiment aftel hearing a declaration by Deputy Wells went over to the revolution EX-KAISER IN HOLLAND William Hohenzollern Signs cation and Flees to Safety Former Emperor Shivers as He Puts His Name en the ment London Nov the former German emperor and his eldest son Frederick William crossed the Dutch frontier Sunday morning according to advices from The Hague Washington Nov has arrived in Holland and is proceeding to the town of near Utrecht according to a dispatch by the American army eral staff from The Hague London Nov William signed n letter of abdication Saturday morning at the German grand quarters in the presence of Crown Prince Frederick William and Field Marshal Hindenburg according to a from Amsterdam to the Ex- change Telegraph The German crown prince signed his renunciation to the throne shortly afterward It is believed that King Ludwig of Bavaria and King Frederick of ony also have abdicated Before placing his signature to the document an urgent message from who was a so- member without portfolio In the imperial cabinet was handed to the emperor He read it with a shiver Then he signed the Raper It may be for the good of many The emperor was deeply moved lie consented to sign the document only he received the news of the est events in the empire Serious food difficulties are ed In Germany owing to the stoppage of trains The council of the will take the most drastic steps to re- establish order DEATH TOO GOOD FOR KAISER SAY HIGH OFFICIALS Never Can Shrive Himself of Crimes and Henceforth Shall Be Pariah ALL OF KIN ARE OUTCASTS ALL ON BOARD ARE SAVED Every Person on the Steamer Saetia Sunk Off Maryland Are counted For Washington Nov known to have boon on board the sunk off tho Maryland coast i lioon saved Additional landed at Cap May brought tho bor to fir everybody on tho lists LUEBECK CAPITAL IS SEIZED Many Persons Reported Killed Wher Soldiers Take City of Eutin Says Amsterdam I Amsterdam Nov of an that the of principality of In hands of the soldiers council Manj persons both civilians and military have poon shot j ALBERT BALLIN PASSES AWAY Closest Adviser and Heac of Steamship Company Dies Copenhagen Nov director of tho Steamship company died sudden ly Saturday to an ment made In Soldiers Food Costs 50 cents a Day Washington Nov costs ap cents n to each soldier In this country nnd con more for those wens Tho tvar department that this li an Increase of about rw per nt over the cost of fowling tb< years ago Dynasty of Forever Ended With the Hapsburgs Soon to Follow Is the Opinion Ex- pressed at Washington Washington Nov king doad but there are no cries of lived tho king The world has done with kings of the type and nous of his abdication in the capital no of sympathy for fallen greatness Nor has it caused ing for there follows In ils train the throat of anarchy and chil war In and out of administration circles ever there is sober jmd profound at the from of the last human ob- stacle to world peace It is the fall of anti-Christ and the of absolute a high chil Upon the hands ami heart and head of thK man rests responsibility for tin of more than ot men and the of haps twice js many more Henceforth Is Pariah He has divested of th symbols of power but he cannot sn Ion as he lives shrive his of the climes he has committed against humanity this day henceforth lie is a pariah and all those carry the taint of his blood be so chil outcasts His punishment is Those who cry out for his trial and condemnation anil are pleading for mercy for him for death be sweet release to any mortal in his position For sake of all humanity tin that was should he permitted to live and sulTor He is rible example of the results of abuse of power Some of us will say that sc Ionic as he lives lie will he n menace I do not believe it His has not endeared him even to those nearest to him and his without exception are as heartily and distrusted The military has fallen with him and the junkers to save themselves and their ties will tho radicals Dynasty Forever Ended The German people having been freed of an incubus arid having tasted the elixir of liberty will never again submit to autocratic dynasty is ended the burg dynasty will follow and then wt shall have to tin end forever the rule of Norse Caesars and czars Peace that will be enduring is through the bloody mists that havi lowered over for nearly font and one-half years j Wants Another St Helena j Senator of Arizona The kaiser should not be let oil with a mere abdication He and Voi Hindenburg and Von Tir should ho sent to St Helena for life The Prussian autocracy lie reduced to condition ot feebleness that if be rial they kept the peace 01 not Senator MCI dumber of North kola said I certainly hope the abdication is true I hop not only the kaiser but family The abdication of the kaiser wil hasten the coming of peace and atr very glad that the kaiser has at last decided lo Must Be Punished Senator John Sharp Williams said The emperor of has vlo in the most frightful essential s of mid civ III sat ion and of necessity he must punished need not in and rend him limb from limb Hut before tho high tribunal of ffonal justice he summoned to appear ami stand trial The evidence should he heard tin facts should be weighed the verdict should be rendered with dignity anr decision and his arch enemy of tuition should bo punished before world as tho magnitude of crimes against tho world WORLD ENDS GERMANY HUMBLED Once Mighty Empire and Bows to Terms Laid Down by The Allies The State Department Issues Official Announcement Fighting Halts on All Battle Fronts Former Kaiser in Holland world war came to an end this morning at six o'clock Washington time The Allied terms for an armistice were signed at midnight by the envoys representing the German government according to an official announcement made by the State The State Department issued an oral ment as The armistice has been signed The signatures of the representatives of Germany were affixed at eleven o'clock Paris time The terms of the armistice were not made public Military men here however regard it as certain that the terms include Immediate retirement of the German military forces from France Belgium and Disarming and demobilization of the German armies Occupation by the Allied and American forces of such strategic points in Germany as will make impossible a renewal of hostilities Delivery of part of the German high sea fleet and a certain number of submarines to the Allied and American naval forces Disarmament of all other German warships under supervision of the Allied and American navies which will guard them Occupation of the principal Gorman naval bases by sea forces of the victorious nations Release of Allied and American soldiers sailors and civilians held prisoners in Germany without such reciprocal action by the governments There was no information as to the circumstances under which Che armistice was signed but since the German courier did not reach German headquarters until ten o'clock yesterday morning French lime it was generally assumed that the German envoys within the French lines had been instructed by wireless to sign the terms Forty-seven hours had been required for the courier to reach German headquarters and unquestionably several hours were sary for the examination of the terms and a decision It was regarded as possible however that the decision may have been made at Berlin and instructions transmitted from there by the new German government The momentous news that the had been signed was telephoned to the White House for transmission to the President a few minutes before it was given to the newspaper correspondents Later it was said that there would be no statement from the White House at this time WASHINGTON Nov has arrived in Holland and is proceeding to the town of near Utrecht according to a dispatch received by the American army general staff to-day from the Hague The message said Press reports state that the kaiser arrived this morning in Holland and is proceeding to Castle in the town of near Utrecht TROOPS BANISH Wearing of Medal Strictly Bar Escape of the Rich report of thr that it mean also entin 11 Th frontier is guarded tho lorinan soldiers This dono it Is Mated in order tn pre vent the escape of rieli people irvn orals and other officers All national cockades the of the helmets of have been re moved replaced a hand Tho wearing of the iron cross has bcon strictly prohibited HUNS REFUSED TO BE SLAIN Germans Captured by Americans What's the Use of Being Killed on Last Day of War the Army on tho So- clan is tho use of to on comment of scows nt brought in by tho Tho ruptured n moro than usual Most of thorn that is thoy to bo that It it ab- surd for thorn to tho to surrender CREWS DRIVE OUT OFFICERS Sailors on Vessels in the Mine Fields Hoist the Red Flag Copenhagen Nov 11 guard in the mine fields of tht groat holt and little holt left stations The forced tht to leave the vessels and thoi hoisted tho rod ARMING OF SHIPS CEASES Two Liners Cross Unescorted An Atlantic Port Nov liners arrived Saturday with passengers and passing through the German marine unescorted for the first in moro thau threw years 1 Canadian Government Issues Order to Stop Fitting Cans on chant Vessels Nov from Ottawa to stop the work oC lilting guns oti board shirts nnd also to stop tho providing of quarters on board some vessels for gunner crews have been received by the local representatives of tho Imperial munition board en- gaged In supervising the fitting nnd machinery installation of wooden steamers being built here the piny have a Comparatively so AH money refunded after the second act
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