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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta REffiLS GERMAN REPRESENTATIVES WANTED;; HOSTttJITES SUSPENDED PROVISIONALLY HiNS PHJST SURRENDER unco JJjMtlONALLY -FOCH Allied Leader Absolutely Refuses to Listen t^ Proposal of Suspension of Hostilities-Seventy-rTwo Hours for the Huns to Decide-Berlin Being Communicated With- Foch Has No Authority in Regard to Peace Terms. iONDON, Nov. 8.-The German proposal for an immediate provisidhal suspension of hostilities has been rejected by Marshal Foch. \ PARIS, Nov. 8.-(3:20 p.m.)-The 72 hours within which the German reply must*be received will end at 11 o'clock Monday morning. v PARIS. Nov! 8.-(il:50 a.m.)-Marshal Foch wUl have with him during the armistice conference both a^ British and dn. American representative. " / P0iS, ^ov: 8.-(7:00 p.m.)-An official note Issued this aKffernooii says; **Thte German, delegat^ V^rnved "this ''�'��''"--''^^^^^^^ armistice w^s read And deln^iefmim^Th^^^s^ a cessation of arjns. It was refused them. The.eneiHyrhas seventy-two hourf to answer/' ^ . It was later annouticed that the German demand for a cessation of Jiostilities was for an immediate suspension. ' PUT OEtEGATES TO B^D r , PARIS,: Nov. 8.-The German'd�l�o�tes tint to the French front ta receive from foch the allied term* for an armlatlee eroited thi allied line niar La Ca^tollelaat night. They were taken to a houae.,where prepara-� tlAn*lhad)tieen-made to>eeelve them. They atayed there.d^rlng the night ' and thia/norning will be conducted to a place in the department of the ' Atane WhliBh meeting place ia fixed by Foch, Thia trip wiir take about four houra.-Foch will have with-him Admiral Sir Roalyn ^Weniyas, firat sea lord of Great Britain, and Major-General Maxim - Weigand of the ��, Foch'a'aaalBtant. " � N....... N MET FOCH THIS MORNING . ' PARIS, Nov. 8.-(11:45 a.m.)-The Gerrpan delegates which came within the French llnea laat night to receive, from Marahal Foch the allied terma for an armlstife, proceeded thia\ morning to the rheeting place d^algnated by the marahal, : The white flag bearers reached the left wing of Gen.Debeney's army at 10 o'cloo^-laat night. They arrived at the placevlnd,lcated by the allied supreme commander within the French lines about two o'clock this morning and paased the remainder of the night there, ''^^ . .": . MUST SIGN BY SUNDAY , ^y/ASHINGTON, Nov, 8.-Information reaching Washington through ........ " nis French Armies /Make An Advance of Ten Miles Against Enemy  BRITISH STILL PROGRESS Paris, Nov. 7.-With an eve^in-creasing speed the French are forcing the Germans back north, of the Alsne,.and on ail the rest of the front which ithe French are , Paris, No; ....._ ........______ . _ the-lob^MT fi'ghti'ng over. A.tearfnll*;adva�ce,^f Mng-ofs^^ ha. hiinn KiaHn at eartiili: DointS' - 'b(�qrempMsised that ~ Marshal - � F�eli is. spjpjDwered only to d*Mv-..�rJarmlrtis�''ter tq the Qer->m�JlP\n^eetv,e their aeeept-:'9ff0)i>'!andi titjiivpeaee, negTotiatiens ,^ai�iti||t,tHq business' of the mill- Any suspensioh of hostilities before the armistice Is signed, even if asked on philanthropic grounds is declared to beout ofthe question. ' ' . ARRIVED AT. 6 O'CLOCK London, Nov. S.-r(12.36 p.m.)- The German armistice d�legates arrived at Marshal Foch's headquarters at 6 o'ctecK this morning, according to a dispateh received here. � NOT WITHHOLDING ANYTHING Waahlngton, Nsv. 8.^At President Wilson's dirsetion, Secret- , 'ary ^Larisi'ng i^ssyed .a statement ' shortly after ndon today that any stitemMtt that news reaching the government'Mneerning armistice negotiations wks being i wlth-held'was utterlyvfalse and that as .soon as there was a tfeelsion reach- * ed It would bemade public by the government.' vi.., .Mr., tanslng's^statfmen't reads: "irum rsqussted and authorised by ths presldsnt to stkte'that no . information" react|jng;!thia- government 'concerning' -the-; armistice negotiations in Prance hdi been withhsld; that any stat'ament to th^ 'contrary is"liUsHyvjfalse.and that ai soon as arilsfinits decision in roggrd' tp the^aiiinlitles has been rapertail ;(t'vWfll''6e' imms|i-iatfiy fri�6i .^ublJetby,.the.government." > vC 'vl-,''." ? ' HAD A CONFCR(i:NCE-' WashlngtohiNoYi'.*.-The, German armistice vdel�iiation held a confsrenee vrlth-' M4tshal Foch at 9 o'clock-vthiSsjnAinriiiigi.V. French timSr- the �tate.> ^d�|^irtirsnt : ap- haa been oiade;,a$..,eisirtaj;al:poij�tsv sinceV yesterday. > SEDAN'THRILLS FRENCH.; Paris, Ncv. 8.-^ne .jhUndred days ago' the Germans were 35 miles from.^aris. Today thejr ^re begging peace. . After many occasions when hope has been deferred and of bitter disappointment, France knows at last that triumph has come and gives rein to Its unreserved Joy. The conviction is universal that, v^hether the German delegation sign articles of capitulation .or not, Germariy is beaten.. The allied advance, particularly the exploit of the AmerlcjHis-'in capturing Sedan, a name which thrills fvery French heart, shows clearly the continuation of hostilities by Germany can lead only to military debacle in the near f(ituc;e. Thia feeling Is confirmed by news received from reliable quarters that Germany's internal affairs are drifting toward chaos. \ Progress of "French Paris, .Nov. 8.-French troops/, re- S&fs Kaiser Will Quit To-morrow ^LONDON, Novi 8.-^The Gernian majority parties have held a fitl^;^discussion on the question of Emperor William's &bdication.tand will without doubt immediate y demand that he abdicat^; according to a Berlin dispatch to the Copenhagen Pol^iken, forwarded by the Exchaihge Telegraph corresponded^ The abdication, it is added, probably will take pldce tomorrow., Impres8ire';3eene as Senators Gathered'^^pund and (leaped Gongn|t|iIations Upon [lenceait Premier Clemenceau foment -last iiglit in rsenat4;ii^bj;3fl�^ sit-whl^^d'':decrn'ifea pl�aae,4!Mf'.Wive.."de. The premier's approtich to the senators lingering aftQr,.^lie ^adjournment of the'Session wna the, signal for an ovation to him. �pe was speedily sur-rouilded by numbers ,ot the senators wh�';pres8ed forward to shake his hand. "Yorf are the saviour of France," cried one. � "No, no," replied the fireniier, shrugging his shoulders, "it fl the country �which has done everything itself." '"Thanks to ybu," thie senators rejoined. ' "No, r assure you," returned the premier, "I have done but my simple duty. Anyone of you "who loves Prance would have done as much. There are momenta when the spirit, o� itself, rises within one." / � Here the premier's voice failed him. Overcome with emotion the tears coursed down his rugged countenance, which BO many violent storms in the past'.had left impassivfe. IJecoyering himself, he said:  , "Gentlemen, I thank you. I did not deserve so much himof^as you have sumed their advance along the whole; done me* Let me t^U ydu that I am front thlsi morning. Jhe Svar office today reports that French units have reached the railws^ junction of Liart, about 20 miles north of hethel. The French early today captured Singly, less-than eight miles south of Mezleres, and Frenols, about one mile west of Sedan. ^Fifteen hundred-prisoners and much maj;erial were captured yesterday. The statement reads: y "Our progress was resumed again to-day_on the entire front. French, advanced troops reached Liart, 30 kilometres north of Rethel. "Farther to the right captured early the morning Singly and Fresnols FOR PRISONERS Montreal, Nov. 8.'-A proposv. 8�s ai that a general amnesty  should be granted to short' 4>. term prisoners; as soon a^ j>i^acB is officially declare.d has' been > forwarded to Hon. ,C. J. Doher^  ty, minister-of Justice, by the  Canada Prisoners' Welfare As-  soclatlon, b#,Robert BlbkerdlHe  arid victor Mitchell, K. C, re-;. spectlvely, president and vice-' 4> president of the a8ao(^atjdn.   '8' �.� � * ? * l&sWres in Lethbridde will not - cTbse In the mornings aa a meas-'ijire for combatting the infiuehza pidemlc. ..�^ ftiis was vdeeided at a joint .masting of the Board of Trade and "'Retail Merchants asseeiation this mdrning. The rdsolution passed stated that the epidsrnie here was net grave enough^to warrant action in closing the iitorea. The resolution will 6i passed on to the city council who will pass an 'Official reabliitlpn making void "fhs order of the provincial board health, authority to do which the' council has bean granted by the provincial authorities. , THE WEATHER 'High.............. Low...... ^Qr���|t-Fair and sold. A HOAX New York, hiov. 8.-Millions of people realized that they had been hoaxed' Intp.celebV-atina the end ''of the. war byi.publication of the United Press dispatch'regarding the armistie� Signed and fighting ended. �.' Twenty-four hour's - have passed sines the people werS tivrown into a delirium, by these reports which ^declared the anhis^lceh^d been signed at 11 b'cibbk.yesterday morning andVtti^t fi^Ktihg i^d ceased at^WO-p'clbci; f Far.from, signing an'armistice at 11 o'clock yesterday morning, the German delegates did not cross the allied line until last night. This is recorded in Associated Press dispatches filed; i^n Paris -at 4:20 o'clock this merriing. The German delegates > were-to be conducted early today to-the meeting place which-Is four.hours' journey from La Capelle, the place where they grossed into the allied lines. The fact is established by official record that no armistice was signed at 11 a.m. yesterday and the fighting did not,end at 2 p.m. yesterday.- The Assfciated Press'did not receive or distribute any of the dls-^patehes which misled tlie, American people into celebrating the greatest hoax of reeent.years. On the other hand,.by ,investigating through official channels, the Associated Press was able to expose It. Rebels Ran Away With The German Navy; Hav^ Hoistfed The Red Flag Hamburg and Bremen Scene oi Revolution-r^oldiers inidl Workers in Control-German Prince Flees in Automobile -Men in High Places Threatened With Punishment.' iday in an automobile flyittg a 'red flflt'^'llll*' tea, He was pursued by >riiarliMs 'wiM.iflFSCi : spaper adds. 6 ''"fn ^ In Flensburg in Sehleswig, aftsr hto a' -s .woundsd by the marTnss .who fir4Vi�''^'' Washington,�HE RAILWAY COPENHAGEN, Nov! 8.-Rsvotutionlsts have cut ths north German' railway line south of Flensburgrin Schlaswig-HolstsliC,This breaks com' municattons from the nortii with Hamburg. THIRD SQUADRON FAITHFUL LONDON, Nov. 8.-A BeHlii wireless dispatch recssivad here todly^ says: "The third Squadron.remMhs faithful to the. sovernimnt," . v- . .- The foregoing dispstch indicates a claim by ths Qorman aiitliePiflw tiiat a part of the German navy has deelinsd to Join the rsvolutlspSHbi.' i ' PURSUED THE P4IINCE ' , / - ; COPENHAGEN) Nov. 8--Rrinbe Henry of Priissia, brother of CiiiMrj>^^ William, left Kiel on Wednesday in an automobile flyittr a n'fIf Schieswig Volks Zeitung'stiites ------------------* �- - -i---- -i-^- a dozen shots at hipni-^theneyrsi Prince Henry has arrived from Kiel. His chauffeur was >woundad the prison. , , , ' AGREEDATO RESIST BRIT(8H AttACK.. LONDON. NflVr llfCTTy/miPl?Pf"orih� has joined the revolutioni,''J.,-, ir :.' ^ . ^ ... MAKING THREATS NOW ^ \, ! COPENHAGEN, Nov.-S.^i'heVdrwaerta of BeHIn publishes a'riiw ' proclamation to German workers by the Soelai-Democnit'paMy In vMiid)iMe ; emphasizes the party's firm intention- to secUre full Uemocratle^ Il8ll'rty>'� for the German people. The^ proclamation says in-pUrt:  ^ > "All those who through unwise polieibs oaHsed this cala^lty>'td'i' come upon our people must rSsign'their posts.>Af^noeo�a�^y:me�ur^i,^i|j^->' being taken to this end. No .exception will be-made Of any person, however highly placed." . "' � ^ , REVOLUTIONISTS CONTROL HAMBURa . - ^ i AMSTERDAM, Nov. 7.-^Th(s'great German -maritimo port of Hahii''^ burg is completely in the hands^of the revolutionists, aeeording %o rspk�|*, > from Hamburg newspapers printed by the Cologne Gazette; The red .TlSB, r is flyina on all the ships in the harbor. The ! headquarters of the>eeehr,i mander of the port hat been occupied by. th^ soldiers' council after okcU-^.h ing occurrences in which machine guns Werei.ussd.. -i Ail kinds of exojssses took place in the-neighboring eltyyofAltona.f The port commander there agreed to all the.demands submined byj: dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company. Dr. Karl LiibkneehtMs.v said to have arranged for the/orniation of a soldiers' council at Brei^in-.v Bremen, is next to Hamburg, the prinelpal maritime smporiumiivOf.'^', Germany. It is situated on the': Wewr river, S9..miJSS. kouthwest of >|l burg. Its pre-war population, was .about 170,000. Schworin is the eapj of the grand duchy/Of Meeklembarg-^hwerin and Is sttuatad on the;^ side Of Lake Schwnrin,3B>milsS'southeast of Lueboek. Its poputatl In 1900 was about 38,000.:Tllsetis;1i City of east PrussI*, it llooonthcfl bank ofthe NIemen rlver,-60.milM northAaat of Koenigsbarg. ' WITH RED FLAQ8l:l(JJjlTED.NAVy LEAVES KIEL f./, LONDON, Nov. '7,-!-The grektorpart of. the Qerman navy, with;^rod flags hoisted, has left the harbor of Kiel, In possession of mutinoMoiiJ,!' ors, according to a Copenhagen'dis^atoh to the^Exchange Tslograph with.whlch>place railroad communication has bosriiU rupted. There are no guards on the Qorman-Daniah frontlsr,rit is rSL ed, and many prisoners-crosssd. into Jlenmark loot night. Diipatehss'My that no trains have Copenhagen from Hamburg today. SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC,REPUBLIC Amsterdam, Nov. ,8.i^Th0i.Cologne Volks Zeitung saya tho revolution at Bremen was |ffected'tp two hours. ' The marines.enticed the soldiers to join theiT\ after which a meeting was held.. This assembly demanded the creation of a Soclal-Oemoeratic'. republic. Women joined with the marlnoa  in opening the pi^sons.,Order Is. being malntaTned by the martnss. SOLDIER'S COUNCVLjCONTFiOL Copenhagen, Noy.JS.-^Ths Qsr*.' nian ports of BrerbaVen and Cux-hayen arie in the hindSvOf, soldiers' councils, ' the.; SchlesMlg Volk^ Zeitung says'. * WON'T OBEY ORDKRS \" -Stockholm, Nov. f.-Th�,.,fo^^, bstwssn Trelloberg, Swodsn^vsWji) > ..-Sassnita, Germany, has boon i^L ^ ; psndsd bseause the orowg of iili� ^ German torpedo i.bAi(ii 'at Basenly; are refusing^ to' obey, the' orderi',e;9^'idr ' which at presentiiajQi^" * speeted by antlttlpiitery ia^ite. '"^^^ Everywha played ^fsr The newa^^ara waltlna for thaVi from Mai!*)i tors. " i a fiir the proapt 9623 ;