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Complete Ad Effective Sur
render Fate Of Germany's
Principal
IP PRINCIPAL STRATEGIC
POINTS ARE GIVEN UP
Amy Disbanded, Fleet Sur
rendered And Aircaft Turn
ed Over To Victors.
By Robert J. Bonder
(United Press staff correspondent)
Washington, Nov. 4. Complete, ef
fecttve surrender of Austria-Hungary
in irovma uy uie cnited states-allied
armistice terms, now operative, and
made public by the state department
rorcay.
- - -The
fin-red of
miMta-rvf newer, Drovide for
total demobilization including with
drawal of. Austro-Hungarian troops
from the west, front; for surrender of
half her.divisional, corps and army ar
tillery and equipment, for withdrawal
from all invaded territories; for allied
occupation of strategic points in Aus
tciaJIuiigary.; for surrender of stipu
lated numbers rf submarines, battle
whips, cruisers, etc.; for United States
allied supervision of tho bnlanca of her
tjoet and United States-allied occupa
tion of big Austrian naval base at i'ola.
These terms and others, put an iron
clamp on Austria. From them may be
deduced the naturg of terms to be met
ed out to Germany, it was stated an
taoritativcly today.
Germany will have to meet require
ments equally-as strong in the matter
of demobilization, surrender of mater
ial; surrender of submarines and ma
jinr craft and occupation of strategic
anoints.
Text of Annist'.ce
The text of the armistice terms fol
lows: , .
Military clauses:
"1 The immediate cessation of hos-
iti-!i'tie- bv land, sen n ml air.
"2 Total demobilization of the Aus-!
triaJHuiignrian army and immediate
withdrawal of Austria-Hungary forces
operating on the front from the North
s.-a to Switzerland.
"Within Ausrro Hungarian territory
5:iiiited as in clause three below, there
i ' j'l ,b only maintained as an organ
ised military force reduced to pre-war
. t. ives.
"Half the divisional, corps and.ar
ry artillery anil equipment shall be
collected at points' to be indicated" by
the allies and United States of Amer
I ?a for delivery to them, beginning
with alt such material as exists in th
t 'rritories to be evacuated by the Aus-tiO-Hungnrian
forees.
"Three Evacuation of all territor
ies invaded by Austria-Hungary since
1 ic beginning of the war. Witfidrawal
within such periods as shall be dotcr
niined by the commander in chief of
the allied forces on each front of the
Ausfro-Hun'jarian armies -behind a line
f'sed as follows:
"Prom Pic-Umbrail to the north of
the Stelvio, it. will follow ths crest of
the Bhctian Alps up to the sources of
tUe Adige and the Eisach, passing
t hence by Alonts Reichen and Brenner
and the heights of .Oett and Zaoller;
the line thence turns , south, crossing
Mont Toblach and meeting the present
frontier Carnic Alps. It follows this
frontier up to"f iun.t Tarvis and after j
Mount Tarvis the watershed of the Ju
Tan Alps by the Col of Predil,' Mount !
Mangart. the Tricorno (Tcrglou) and I
the watershed of the Col Pi Podberdo,
Podlaniseam and Indria. From this
paint the Una turns southeast towards
the Schneeberg, excludes the whole ba
eiit of the Save and its tributaries,
s T'rom ftchneeberg it- goes dowa towardsi
tlie ecat in such a way as to include
; Castna, Mattuglia and Volosca in the
, (mcuated territories. '
i "It will atso foHow the administra-i-
five limits of the present province of
. Ihilmatin, including to the north Lisa-.
rlca and Trivania and to the south tor
; ritoiy limits by a line from the (8pm-ir-andf)
of Cape Pianca to. the summits-
of -the watershed eastwards, so as
tr. include in the evacnated area all
the valleys sad water courses flowing
fllSTH'S iff 1 FTF
AUSTRIA ACCEPTS
SEVERES
TERMS
IMPOSED BY ALLIES
ft mm f M P'. "air . .sV V. f X 9 17 rVWTiv.
261.
Mrs. Russell Sae. Richest
Of Women, is Dead
New York, Nov. 4. Mrs. Russell
ige, widow of the famous financior
and reported to be the wealthiest wom
an in the world, died suddenly at her
Home earlv todaj
Death is said to have been caused bv
ailments incident to old age. Mrs, Sage
was BO years of age.
Mrs. Sage's fortune is estimated to
bp valued at from $75,000,000 to tl00,
009,000, invested principally iu vast
railroad and financial enterprises.
towards Scbeneeo, such as tho Cicola,
Duerka, Butis Nica and their tribu
taries. -ItrwilLalso include all tho is
la mis in the north and west of.Daima
tia and Premuda, Selva, Ulbo, Scher
da, Maoti, Pago, and Punta Dura, in
the north up ito Meleda in the south
embracing Santandres, Busi, Lisa,. Les
ina, Tereola, Curzola, Casezaand La
gosta, as well as the neighboring rocks
and islets and passages, only excepting
the islands Of Great and Small ZiVona,
Bua, Zolta and Brazza. All territory
thus evacuated (shall be occupied by
the forces?) of Ithe allies and tho Unit
ed States of America. , .
"All military and railway equip
ments of all kinds, including coal be
longing to, or within those territories
(to b??) left in situa and surrendered
to the allies, according to special or
ders given by the commander in chief
of the. forces of the associated powers
on the different fronts. No new de
H ruction,' pillage or requisition to be
done by enemy troops in- the iterritor
tes to be evacuated by them and oe-!
CiifTif tiythe forces "Of the associated 1
powers. ' '
"Pour The allies shall . have the
right to free movement over all road
and rail and waterways, in Aiistro-Hun-giary
territory, and of the use of the
necessary Austrian and Hungarian
means of transportation, The armies
of the allied powers shall occupy ouch
stmtogic points in Austria-Hungary at
times as thev mav deem necessary to
enable them to conduct military oper
ation or maintain ordor.
"They shall have the right of re
quisition on payment for tho troops of
the associated powers (wherever?) they
can be.
"Complete evacuation of the Mvr
man troops within 15 dHys not only
frjjm the Italian and Balkan fronts,
but from all Anstro-Hungarinn territory
"Internment of all German troops
which have not left Aus'tria-Hungnry
within the daite.
"Six The administration of the
evacuated territories of Austria-Hungary
will be entrusted to the local au
thcrities under Ithe control of the al
lied and associated armies of occupa
tion. .Seven The immediate repatriation
without reciprocity of allied prisoners
af wnr and interned subjects and civil
populations evacuated from their homes
on conditions to be laid down by the
commander in chief of the forces of
the associated powers on the various
fronts. Hick and wounded wno cannot
be removed Jrroin evacuated territory
will be caved for by Austria-Hungary
personnel who will be left on the spot
with the medical material required,
"Naval conditions:
"One tfinmediate cessation of all
hostilities at sea and definite informa
tion to be given as to the location and
movements of all Austro-Hungarian
ships.
" Notification to be made to neutrals
that freedom of navigation in all tor
ritorial wators is given to ithe naval
and mercantile marine of the allied
and associated powers all questions of
neutrality bcinz waived.
"Two Surrender to allies and the
United States of fifteen Austro-Hun-
earian submarines completed between
the years 1910 and 1918, and of all
German sr;mariiies which are in or
may hereafter enter Austro-Hungarian
territorial waters. All other Austro-
Hungarian submarines Ito be paid off
and completely di-sarmed and to re
main under the supervision of the al
llies and--rhe United States.
"Three Surrender to allies ana
United States with their complete
equipment and armament of three battle-shins,
three light cruisers, nine de
stroyers, twelve torpedo boats,
one
mine layer, six Danube monitors, to be
designated by the allies and tnilco
States of America. All other surface
warships, including river craft are to
be concentrated in . Austro-Hungarian
naval bases to be designated by the
allies and the United States of Ameri
ca and are to be paid off and complete
ly disarmed and placed under the su
pervision of allies and the United
State of America. " "
" Four Freedom of navigation to
all warships and merchant ships' of al
Kel and associated powers to be given
in--the Adriatic, and up the river DanJ
ube and its tributaries and the tern-
(Continued on pajs three)
SALEM, OREGON,
to
ML BE SOWED
TO UNITED STATES
Will Be Accepted Or Rejected
Before Being Given Out
ForPublicaton.
' London, Nov. 1. Chancellor Bonar
Law announced In the house of com
mons today that there will be uo early
statement on the result of the Ver
sailles conference, as it must first be
communicated to the United States.
Copenhagen, Nov. 4. Count Karolyi
announced today that - Hungary will
vote in December whether the new
government shall be a monarchy or a
republic, according to advices.
Paris, Nov. 4. The reiehstag groups
will confer today and tomorrow for the
purpose of arriving at a deciswa on
the question of the Hohenzollcrn dy
nasty, saya a Zurich dispatch to L'ln
formation, . : quoting ... the Badische
LP i esse. .-.
Tho German 'presa believes that the
kaiser and military beadauarters uro
po3 to, rcf uso the Uimi iiX the atmi'
lice, wuue ine civu government is in
clined to accept them. The tension be
tween the two factions is said to be
critical.
The Berliner Tageblatt declares that
only the abdication of the kaiser will
relieve the situation.
Karl Will Abdicate.
Copenhagen, Nov. 4. Emperor Karl
ha informed the members of his cabi
net and party leaders that he intends
to abdicate and reside in Switzerland,
says a Vienna dispatch to the Tage
blatt.
Count Karolyi ' cabinet has, decided
to submit the question of a Hungariaii
republic to a' referendum, it is report
ed.
(Continued on page three)
PENALTY FOR DELAY
WILL EE INCLUDED
Every.Day s Delay In Accept
ance Will Make Conditions
Harder For Huns.
London, .;..ov. 4. (British admiralty
wireless.JSpecific penalty for every
day (lie war is prolonged after the aj
lies eubinit the armistice terms to Ger
many, with consequences definitely
worse for the enemy if she fails to
recognize tho armistice as an ultima
tum, is the explanation of the Sunday
Observer, as a means of letting Ger
many know there never will be an
abatement of the severity of the pres
ent allied terms, i
"A continuance, of war on Gernianys
sole initiative, already responsible for
four years of inconceivable horrors,
cannot be tolerated," says the Observ
er. "The time has come to force the
Issue by diplomatic as well as military
means. ,
"The time has come to speak plain
ly to Germany. The allies and Ameri
ca must speali at last as masters,
"To permit this war to continue for
one avoidable day or hoar would be I
crime of weaknts on the part of-rrs-sociates
well nigh as culpable as the
i crimes of "wickedness on the part of
the enemy,
"Now either the thing must stop or
the consequences :mtnt bv made defi
nitely worse for the enemy. There
should be a specific penalty for every
day which the straggle is pn longed.
"The allies must make Germany un
derstand that for a rejection of these
terms the new system in - Germany,
whatever it may be worth, will be
held responsible for an assigned and
near date and that permanv when
overthrown ani invaded as a result of
the persistence of this strugale, will
be compelled, without mitiftftion, to
pay its who cost in tash of kind
from the date named in tha ultima-
tua.'
If M o rt
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1918.
FRONT QUIVERS
W1THIHPACT0F
V
Germans Blow-Up Bridges To
Delay Advance Of Allied
Armies. 3
GHENT CAPTURED
ON SUIhDAY KORNING
British Begin New Drive To
day On Wide Front South
Of Scheldt;'
London, Nov. 4. Ghent was cap
tured Sunday, morning, the Daily News
announced today.,
The news was received in a., dis
patch from Rotterdam,
London, Nov. 4. -Th British opened
a new attack on a -wid , front south of
the' Scheldt this' morniiia.it was :. an
nounced by Field: Marshal' Haig. -
- London, Nov. 4. The British In to
day's drive' between Valenciennes and
Guise (a front of 35 miles), have
reached the Aunelle river (ten miles
from Mons), 'according to battl front
dispatches. .
By Lowell Mellett.
United Prcs8 Btaff correspondent.)
With tho Allied Armies in France
and Belgium, Nov. 4. Tho front is
quivering with the shock of attacks
and counter attacks from the border of
Holland southward to tho junction of
tho British and French armies beyond
St. Qucntin. -
The Germans are blowing up bridges
and railways over the Scheldt, whore
the Belgians, French and Americans are
advancing rapidly.
While attention was centered on
Valcncicnnos yesterday, tho armies of
General Byng and General Kawlinson
edged forward south of that city, the
former covering the flank of Generul
Home's attack south of Valenciennes.
Rawlinsou's men beat off a counter at
tack. ;
At the rosult of these operations, all
armies are now in positions to accel
erate' the German retirement once
more.
During tho occupation of Valencien
nes by the Canadians Saturday, civil
ians stood in the streets and watched
the German snipers being ousted with
the bayonet, while shells screamed
over their heads.
he Germans are inspired by a print
ed order, explaining that favorable ar
mistice terms are impossible unless
(Continued on page three)
ABE MARTIN
Th' woman who could have married
any feller in town alius seems t' have
picked a iead oae. Some fellers are
so anxious t' be in on th' war that they!
boast they have a relative who is savin'
. prune seeds.
DEADLY
BLOWS
Mm
GERMANS IN RETREA T
ALONG MEUSE AND
IN. THE METZ SECTOR
Americans And French Con
tinue Pressure On Thrty
.Mile Front
.' ' By Fred S. Ferguson.
(United Press staff correspondent.)
With the American Armios in France,
Nov. 4. The Germans, in addit
their retreat before the French and
Americans west of the Mouse, are ro
ported to be withdrawing thoir heavy
artillery and material through Mcts.
There is unusual activity behind tho
enemy lines in the whole woovro re
gion" of Verdun.
The Americans and French are con
tinuing their pressure on tho whole 80'
mile front from the region of Attigny,
eastward to the Meuso. ,
American big guns are bombarding
the regions of Conflans, Montmedy,!
Longuyon and Domromy. The Franco J
American advance also haB brought
many important German - positions
withlnithe range of our. 70 'h, which will
add their 'voice to the artillery chorus
aj soon as thev can be established on
the newly won heights 1 . ' '
The doughboys are now less than four
miles "from Stnay, the all-important
crossing of the Meuso, " possession of
which will render most difficult tho
German retirement along tho southeru
borders of the Ardennes.
The German's nr " now facing the
most serious problem of morale since
the beginning of the war. Tjjig does
not mean Ihcir morale is completely
broken. ' On the contrary, it is such
that thev still have a lot of hard fight
ing left in them, but their commandcis
are resorting Jo tStnfemcntg that the
allies contemplate destruction and dev
astation in Germany and that conse
quently the troops must fight harder
than ever. .....
These statci&cnts .aro being made
with the idea of bucking up the bochc
soldiers.
Manv enemy divisions have had no
relief foj weeks owing to .the constn.
FOR PAYING PATIENTS
Annual Report Of State Tu
burculosis Hospital Filed
With Board.
lift. 1. nnllnl, lll. tlriflfl And,
shnnt.1 be. in care for thote of Oregon
residents who cannot afford the ex
penses of a private sanatorium, t i
lievc that some provision should bo
made for the pay patient," says Dr.
G. C. Bellinger, superintendent of tho
state tuberculosis hospital, in his bien
nial report to tho state board of coir
trol. "An amount approximating our per
capita cost would bo more moderate
than the fees of private sanitoriums
and could be met by somo who are le
gally entitled to enter the sanatorium,"
ho continues. "Tho pay provision should
also be available to non-residents when
an emergency exists and they canntlt
secure proper treatment at home, and
to those who have como to this state to
reside but have not resided here the
twelve months required by law.
"The iovcrnnicnt also expects to
pay for the care of soldiers accepted
for service and afterward discharged
from service suffering from tuberculo
sis. 1 believe we should be in a posi
tion to render a charge for such cas;s
wli. ii in the opinion of the board cf
control it is proper that wo do so. ..
"The state must assume a largo ob
ligation in cannj for rejected regis
trants who have been found tubercular
These ore not accepted for service and
arc not entitled to care or support from
the government. Thtir care, therefore
falls upon the tuberculosis agencies of
their respective communities. -
"The secretary of the Oregon Tubsr-j
DnTr1 Tmn nvwro ON TRAINS AND NEWS
allied assaults, and grumbling has brok
en out. The Seventy Sixty division, op
posing the Americans at one point, pre
sented a petition to tho . commanding
general, demanding to be takon out, As
evidence of the vast change n disci
pline, tho general replied to the peti
tion, Btating that the allies' politicians
are planning tho destruction of Gcr
many and that the troops must fight
on. He also revoaled their, desperate
situation, telling the soldiers that if
they are taken from the line here they
must be put elsewhere
The commanding officer of another
unit, which recently arrived from Kus
sia, was relieved because tho men wroto
on the railway cars in which they trav
eled: 'Leave, or liberty!"
A movement apparently is well uuder
way to convince the soldiers that unless
an armistice comes they must fight to
prevout devastation of their homes.
In making his preparations to fight
t out along the Meuse, tho boche is
gathering ono of the greatest conccn-
trations of airplanes ho bag ever ,nnd. I of tho Ardennes, has been rendered un
Three new fighting circuses were' tenable by the newest American adS
identified during yesterday's bitter air vanoe, it was indicated in the American
fighting, in which twelve enemy planes official communique today,
and one American machine wore. American troops have passed Stonay ,
brought down. ' ' . r ' : vonhe west, .cutting the line of cora-
Captain Rickenbacker -scored ' hir mulii'cation between Stenay and Beut
twenty-third and twenty-fourth victof-j mont The German armies have thus
ics, shooting down a Fokker and set- been virtually spilt, so far as freedom
ting fire to a balloon.. The pilot of the 0f maneuver is concerned.
i'okkcr wag identified as a member of I West of tho Mouse the , Amerteans
Baron Riclitofon 's old circus. have passed Stenay on the west and
Lieutenant Cook, of Indiana, brought ftre within a mile and a quarter of 'the
down another boche and Lieutenant important town of Beaumont, ten
Heuly, with Lieutenant, Holder, do-Uu southeast of Sedan and six mile
stroyed a balloon. I northwest of Stenay. All towns on the
During a ginglo flight 200 ; allied
nlanes dropped tons of bombs on Dam-
villers, shot up roads and trenches and
cleared the air of boche planes, which
were conducting an activo propaganda
campaign bv flying over tho American
lines and dropping big packages of
leaflets with such headlines as ' ' What
arc we fightingforf " and "The Ger
man people offer peace," with tho Ger
man arguments taking the nature of an
appeal for term of an armistice,
Captain Rickenbacker, by tho way,
denies the story cabled from Paris that
ho is engaged to a movie star, who, he
says, apparently is seeking publicity.
culosis Association informs mo tliat 1"9
of such rejects have, been made from
our stato registrants up to October. 15,
1918. I havo therefore found it neces
sary, in spito of the urgent need for the
least nossiblp expense, to recommend
the croction of an additional open air
pavilion" ns a part of this institution"
He says that tue rational uoveiup- treating Germans tins morning,
ment of the institution will place it Our heavy artillery and airplanes aro
more and more in co-operation with' bombarding tho roads in the rear of the
, very other agency for tho betterment enemy, which arc jammed with men.
. ... . w, , ii . . 'guns and material.
f public health and especially in lc- Ynnkc(j nava, gunner( ar0 br;llginl,
operation with such agencies as arc .... ,,,on!,ter cannon over r.owly' built
i' .l.n ., i , n it 1 ! A II O ,1 (I
'si. ,da nt tnliereulosis.
' Ho points out that the field work is
not organized in many counties, and
but barely started in others.
.,.. T vontni-n tn sov. do
""u v - . . - '
ihe field workers find a complete sys
tem of agencies to fight tuberculosis
at their disposal," ho says.
There aro now 79 patients at tlio in
stitution. During the bicniiium 208
were received, 120 were discharged as
improved or cured, 2 as not improved
and 73 died. ;
Allied Troops Occupy
I Capital Of Turkey
" Paris, Nov. 4. Allied forcos
are reported to huve arrived in
Constantinople' and to ' have
landed on Prince's Island, ac-
' cording to an Athens dispatch
to the Potit Journal dated Sun
day. The newspaper says that,
while there is no confirmation
of the report, its realizatlt.u
apparently is only a question
of hours in any event.
Tho Princes Islands at0 situ
ated in the sea- of Murmora,
ten t0 fifteen miles southeast
of Constantinople They, are
nine in number... . "
.
m
Oregon: Tonight rain, fair
and roMcr east portion; Tues-
day fair and warmer; gentle
wtsterly winds.
JS?
RETREAT BLOCKED
BY CAPTURE OF
STRATEGIC POltlT
Rapid Advance Of Yankees
Bars Door Ta Defeated
Armies.
MANY TOWNS OCCUPIED -ON
WEST BANK OF HIEUSE
More Than five
Tift AH 14
Prisoners And 0r.s Hund
red Guns Taken.
London, Nov. 4. The Stenay gap,
inrougn wnicu we uerman armies ex--,
pected to pass in their retreat south ,
west bank of the Meuso below Halles,
seven miles and a half northwest of
Buzancy, have been occupied.
On tho left flank, where General
Diggctt's and General Gouraud's or-,
mies join, tho Americans aro appiouch
ing Vomers, five miles east of Lech
cnc. , ,
' ' We have passed Bois Do Bclval,
and Bois Du Port and are on tho
heights two kilometers south of Beau
mont,'" the communique said. ,
"Farther west, we a re approaching
Verviers.
"All towns on, tho west bank of tho
Meuse, south of Hulles, are occupteu.
"This morning we attacked along
blie east bank of the Meuse, Wo aro
. !.. J! 1.1.. 11' i
progressing iuvwiuijij, t
PURSUIT 13 CONTINUED. '
By Frank J. Taylor.
United Pits, staff correspondent.) '
With the Americans In France, Nov.
4. American infantry and light artil
lew resumed their . pursuit of the re-
.... '. I...... ,1 . 1,,m,n.n til. 1iniltn'a Vlt.lt
centers behind the Jueuse.
Seventeen Towns Captured. ;
Washington, Nov. 4. Capture of sov-
eiiteen towns and villages by Ameri
. 1 .11 !.
cans operaun wcsi ui vo hmw
reported today by General Persring in
his communique for Sunday evening. .
General Pershing identified troops
from the following states as partici
pating in tho present drive; .
National army troops from Texas,
Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado,
New Mexico. ew Jersey, nr xom.
. . tir-i :!.. tllvl..t nt
Aiaryianu, csi. irguua, vav y
Columbia and Virginia.
More than 5,000 prisoners havo bee
takon by the Yanks and more than 180
gung captured. - ' - '
During the last three days mo Amer
icans have penetrated tho German fw
tions to n depth of twelve miles on an
IS-mllo front. . .
Hungarian Food Blockade.
' Geneva,.. Nov.. 4. The Hungarians
have declared a food blockade against
Germany in an effort to hasten peace.
It was reported in dispatches received
here- today. . ' - . i
All inilwav and boat traffic ti.Gef
many hiu been stopped. The Berlin
Vntiusnl Tidende says the blockade
holds up 20,000 tons of foodstuffs, largo
'quantities of petrol, and prevents th
reeurn of two German divisions. ,
, A - dispatch from Vienna says ; that
German soldiers and snilors -passin-j
' through Laibuch have been disarmed.
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