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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ML PRISONERS ARE TO WITHOUT DELAY GEKMANY REQUIRED TO MAKE FUIi.^AND COMPLETE World War Cei^es ionsk Celebrate Great artd WelcomcrNews Sent TTirill of Joy Through Allied Woria4--Terms Signed in the Early Morning mF^^^ Soldiers Cease Warfare. LONDON, Nov. 1 l.~(10:2I a.m.)-It is pfficijilly announced that the armistice between the allies fancl dierinany has heen signed. The announcement was made by.JPremier LI��ttH-Qel�lre e.� dlapatchrepelved here hat; netlfiid thi^ OeS com-mander-nrchlef that hoatHltlea will., cease on the wHor"fM>it at from November 11 at^1o'cldclca;m;(�/o^l6ck:WM^ tiK?) ' ^ " � The Qsrman DeleifateB . Paris, -Nov..11.-BeBlde:tlf6 'Ave principal Oermon armistice ^elegtiteg the otUera in-the^par*/- are Majors Dueterborg, Bcjackttann, Kriebol and Ton Boettcber and Baron von Lersner. Thfe principal German deleKatea are MathlaB Brzberger, Gen. H. K. A.; Wlnterfeld, Count Alfred von Obera-dorir, Oen.'ivon Qruennel and Naval Capt, von Salow. ; London Jubilant. London, Sunday night, Nov, 10.-Be-ports that the armistice between the aUies and Qerman^ would be lisned today and that the terms would be giv: en out called'torth enormous crowds Into the;heart of London tonight. The etre^ts. were packed wltb^jneu, women and clilldren.�ii(r great crbwds coUeol-ed'OQtlide of'Buckingham, the government bulldmsB and the lord mayor's residence. There was much singing and vehicular traffic was brought tA a atandstniw It "was a happy good-nat-(nred throng. : As the: hours passed and |ia newR ot the armistice arrived the crowdvgrad-ually diispersed. � The Nevreat Washlnften. Washington, Nov. 11.-The world- war dnded at six o'^lock.tWs morning, Washington time, ijrfth' red devolution ttt Germany and-vi^lth "William Hohen-zoUern, former; emperor, ii.- fugitive from his native laridr ' Announcement that tlie, ai^mistlce terms Imposed by'the.'.allled; and American governments;.had'bden signed by the German � envoys iehthe .y�|s|r^ i authorized^ and; Instructed to .com-munlcate to them. . v!* "The, strictly rnilitary termaldf V the armistice are-embraced in^ 11 specifications, which . include .'the evacuation of all Invaded'terri^ery ies, the withdrawal of the German troops from th left bank of the Rhine and the surrender of all ..supplies of war. T*?; ^he terms also provlde^for the abandonment by Germany of the> treaties of Bucharest and Brest-LItovsk. . ' ' MILITARY CLAUSES ON WESTEHN FRONT; "^. 'Cessation of operations .by land and Jn; the air, six hours,:af-' ter the.signing of the ai'mlatlce. "2.V Immediate evacuation lof. immediate countries: ffelglulri, Pr.%nce, AlsaocNLorralne, Luxsmr burg, such order to be complatecl within 14 days from the slgnatiRt; of the armistice. "German troops which have not left-the above mentioned territor-' /Ies within the period mentioned' will become prisoners of war. Oc-, cupatlon by the allied and United: ^States forces Jointly will keep pace with evacuation in these areas. All movements of evacuation and occupation will be rtivi- ; Ifted In accordance with a note annexed to the stated terms. ' "3. Repatriation beginning . at once and to be con>P'eted within 14 daya of all inhabitants of the countries above mentioned, ineiud-V ing hostages and persons under trial or convicted. .i "4. Surrender in good condition by the.German armies of the . following equipment: Five thousand guns (2,500 heavy, 2,80Q field piecea); 30,000 machine guns,: 30,000 minnenwerfer. Two thotisthe annex note. � � f'- "S, Evacuation by the German, armlea ^of the countries on the Uft bank of the Ithlne. These coun> tries on the left bank of trfiK; Rhine shall be admlnlatered by . the ioeai authorities :unider>t(l�c-�ontrol of the allied aifd United ' States armies of occupation, fhe occupation of these territories. Wfflf be determined by allied and lin-Ited Statn. garrisons holding the, pr^pelfkl'C'iroi/ktntis of the Rhine, Mayenee,t^Cpb^iiz, Cologne, to-gethen,;wikh-;brldgeheada at these. pSj^to fRjvM. kilometre radlua on the right'lfiahk and by garrisons' Irniiariyr.^lding the :.�trategie points;, of^jUij^r regions.. "A'ikeui^iiji^one shall be ressrv ed on:tlf|/^ii^JBht of the phlne be-tweem'zthV.faOvam and', a line draWn|:3pbra1|ai to it forty kllo-ntetHsr^tft^Seast frdmthe frontier 6fvH&fJlli.nd to thki parallel of GernbhelM: tieab'lii;�^a res IroHn,^ lands jsKall'V be ��HWl^' periods of after 'tha. tree.i . .�'AII^ aa far. as prao- ce of 30 'klloi!Mt-ist of the Rhine 10 ordered as to within a further lys, in all .19 days re of. the armis- '^'''vtiniBtrvn'; Its. of evacuation will be.�MiHlatsd ' " ' vahiitetiBd.., ......id^,, rstUsfiats; no dam^ . age.or harmij^'allr,be,:Jentrtethe. tp^rsons ,'or property of the IhhabI-. t^tanik' No rdsstnietldn �ef any kind 7i4aR:'bac�ommittad,; M as^military . '(7.:-i:AII civil' and military per-i^nnel, at present employed on * ^them-'shall remain. ' Flve-thous->abd vioeomotlvss, 80,000: wagons, aiiil iO,000 motor lorries In igood working order! with all necessary -spare 'parts and fittings shall be delivered to the assoeiated powers Within the period flKed for the evacuation of iBlgium and Luxem- � burg. ' The ralfwaya of Alsace- ftrr�ine shall be v handed over jthin the aame period, together with' all-pre-war pern and vmalArlal. Furthei;>ihaterlal neces-sjry.-for the working, of railwaya ' - Invthe^country :en the left bank of . the Rhine ahall be left in Situ. All'Stores of coal and material for .-'the upkeep of permanent ways, signals and repair'shops Isft.en-. t|r�;ly in Situ and kept in an efficient :> state by Germany during - the.whole period of armistice. All bargss taken from the allies shall , be. restored to them. A note appended regulates, .the. cbtails. of - these'messurss. '. * '^.�8. The Qernun /command shall be reapon�lble?i^or revealing all mines or deiay>i(B^hg fuse disposed broke-oMt'afresh a^hine Q'oiefk.,Sunday>jt)eh*i'ilii >� ' 'The heaviestJIWt||jg,�p^8unday merrirpg was Ju'f^ni of tlye .Vlc- of^ the Arsenal,, qpM the'be ended bjr^GhrlstmdB, 1918, were;very slim. '''' V  - ' Th6n came the,break. With American troops potirlng into France at the rate of 10,000 a day, thus ensuring all the. reinforcements necessary for a continued'effort, rand with one genoral-issimo In control^ of all the armies o^ the allies, the tide turned. First Bulgaria broke, , Then a few weeks later followed Turkey aiid Austria in that order/and today Qermany, her army hopelessly beaten and with a socialistic revolution in the interior,. signed an uncbndltldnalsurrender because It was kiisolutely hopeless to contintfe the struggle. � Though, the-greater part of the 'struggle has jtaken place on French and Belgian- soil, at thovtlme the armistice was signed the Oermans had only one foot in a we^'cpnier of France, and the British had;.retaken: Mons � and: were wltbin 20 miles of Brussels, the Belgian capital. ^ None of the aliids with the exception of ideludid Russia has any reason to be ashamed' for the port played. Even Rumania,; iiopelossly overcome by superior numbers, remained faithful to. the. end. 7 . _ Britain has taken a large part in the war.,. It is riot too much to say that Brltt^in, has � played the leading part, with her army of seven millions andhernavy.whidh has kept the seas clear and made^ possible the intervention of her colonies and America. . As for'Canada, she has played n noble part, -The" big news today is that the hghting^has stopped,., and ths dan-gel" to" the boys in the. lines Is' over. The Oaiiadiatas'ar'e^e^'pected to.be the first to'ljeppnthpnieHo the North American ,rontlUenti That right is theUs. They :iriavjg;^iMov�d,; their mettle a thoUBand--|^itaes'in: the past four years, and lat|ii^^l&ce more.^than at tiie famQUiik'Monsl.VjiWhlch the Canadmns captVrq^fasfoni'.^^.Uie la^ acts of ilie, war.,%CM her sons who areili'epjl&f^ito^Byift France: and Flan-;^ers>J^tfi3Ws|?a>Virill ?ee to it that' her 'd^^iljj,'vSopi' . WUo have. HveJi througb,\th9:'tipBt.wlip be given an ovat-Uon tS^tt'dTresvi^ber^d on their home-. Suspicious of the New [ Germp Gqivernnieiit LONDON, Nov. 11.-In view of the, Irresponsible and uncertain p^. itipn of the new German goyernment, anxiety Is exprtoesed by Mnie. London newspapers lest difficulties arise to prevent acceptance and-^^en-i forcement of the allied terms. . . , i . ,;.u'./- The pleas of some German pspers that the allies ought net torerewtf -Germany to the wall so hard that she wou|d.be unable te establish iheMaff under a democratic, government tends to confirm ausplelonsih'seine quarters here that the transfer of power, to ths. Socialists is realW a subtle.device by'which the former emperor and ttte mlHtairy' Hope: to obtain easier terms..,it. is contended that if such schsme gained Iven partial success it might readily lead to reactldn In fifvor of the former Siifov CratS. .: fv. . , :.� - , ,� . . - The Times and the Daily: Mail, for instance, resallthat all Qernitny^ Including the 8ociallats,'assehted to tthe war, the failure-of whieh;:a|ene'^ leads them to abjure It now,. Th,ey insist that the Change In; adminietra* tion in nowise removes the necessity for reparation and reetltutlen.-K~ Allied with thi8L:y,iev>.^is;deubt voiced by the Dally Kxpreea and dite. where as to whether the armiMIce arrangement With the ipireseiitgovernii' ment would provide tthe-gusirantses requiredi aa Cnanee(ier>Eliirt'i igst^'^; ' ernment is eonsl^dered to bel*^^ that it may .fall |it any mortinfe!" 1 �.:jV4>sis,^, Paris, Nov. ll-^Tlie situation-In r Germany today,- asrfar ,as It'can: be ascertained by news obtiiined, through Switzerland, may Iw-'SUm-med up as follows: ' In Prussia, the emperor is gone and a Socialist igovernmeni inTan undetermined form is in power.' In Bavaria and Wurttemburg republics have been proclaimed. The i^ftyal family of OlrfenbttFi| fled and a revolution Is "i A republic haa been,:,for..,. Schleiswig-Holstein;-; ., F'raij Hamburg, Cologne, E|Man^:i helm, Alx-la-Chapeile and^En as well as many other .eltie In the Kands of\the> revdfutia........ Wllhelmshivsn '^nll other ports are In the* revolutlenlst naval units. Paris Scei^ical Ab^ut : Paris, Nov. 11.-(S.lSjalmO'-^France Is' bearing the - good hews withi^the; same equable temperament.withTwliich it bore the vicissitude-.of the'last-.four years. Quiet Joy is visible on every; countenance, but tbere is little ^ bui-ward expression. . �.: � \ The French public i^,turning;its attention to the extraordinary events In Germany. While a' few bonds/.played in the streets and titere was_ much singing of the Marsellalse, the great crowds on the boulevards paid most' attfentlon to the new'spaper bulletin; boards. Many Parlslens remained xi\) until far into the night discussing the news In the cafes. : ��:� 'There was much scepticism concern- ing the German revolution, sons expressed: the > ppinlpn tbati^th was a trick somewhere:tOfChe^ allies of the fruits of victpry. was decided'-to postponesjudgm 'til the: armistice was actually The' authorities had ordered blueing cleaned from the atreet| , and the^ cafesjwere lit from thf-.'sErfj lamps outside. ' . "f'^.i^'r ^ For the first time in years tbe^bbvi^^' . i vards presented an app^arance.ot am ^ imation'and livelinessi but't&erft';iwlra v no. boisterous outbursts! : The:.j(i^ple( apparently wer�: awaiting for {thwMllp ' to ring ouj:! the news, of tUe .clOKCroi i thu. tragedffiTiV which'Jias /cost- Jl^wt 2,500,000 abldiers. ' i. DRAFT CALLS CEASE COPENHAGEN, Nov. 11.^fX*W(l)utto|i^^ all intents and - purposes, an aceompliehetf.fpc^t*^ The revolt hss, net 8pre�dvthrfw|m!ll.4the/.whole" emplrefrb of the 26 states. Including all tjie fd^>^i(ll^i|ema and fit qlMr, important 'States are reported securely It;'jMteH^Hanlfp^f'lhs revolutioniite.  GARR|SON>'.fN'flEVOLT Tjrii..J;strtg(^dlM^^ find feslnvtrsstsd roughly In some Instancss.' M|lMiy, .of''tho^gypHenief^ ^hreVt/>>Own their arma and, have gohe home.-Th�l^�iiidft-�f^1^ 'r�i*tfeamlng' S!l^%!#?!i;|t: '^�i'"-''^l'^-'^':H^>', ^ � � arma 'and/ have gohe i^ome.v homeward from Krupp^eatr -Washington, Nov. 11.--;B/ order of President Wilson, Provost 'Marshal-General Crowder^tqday :dlreet-ed the cancellatipn ^ ,;bf':;;�ill^out- ' standing, draft calis^stopplng;.the . movement during ,^t>)e.',next;few days. of 252,000 mei7,> and .se'tiing -aside all November, calls'for; ov^r, 300,000 men. '\-'(��.'�� Copenhagen, W-'Vlf^ Frelderieh August" ^ aa|6i%?' been dethroned, '*ceo!;"' ofn^lal telegram frdni:: THE WORLD'S .HENQ,? � ^:�^:^^-v�^^:^^"-^:^.*-^^rt#^|jg^:^K^,= r ,., Paris, ;Nev. 11.-(lii>;a,'jSi.,J'Ji., Marshal, f och . was;Wie�j�IXi�*%*y Prsmler :C|emene�Bu/ilti19VKi was prevented ::froiFiy�Mmn)il, suicide that-the;.^me^t; dying. \>..^^r-'i Three' German generala^an to have eomr--'-- ;