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SPECIAL WILLAMETTE VAL
LEY NEWS bEKVIC
Ik-Kaiser Reported To Have
Been Interned Between
Amheim and Utrecht
WHERMB9UTS OF VON
HINDEOTRG NOT KNOWN
Crown Prince Is Reported To
Have Been Shot In Cross
ing Frontier .
Berlin, via London, Nov. ll-i-Tne
German government request? the TJnit
ol States to arraoiee for the opening of
Iace negotiations. The government is
anxious o begin the negotiations im
mediately because of the threatened
f imine. " .
Ziondon, Nov. 12. (3:55 p. m.) A
Oantral News dispatch from Vienna re
ceived today by -way of Copenhagen de
clared that Emperor Karl's abdication
was proclaimed Monday.
London, Nov. 12. A complete revo
lution through, out nil of Germany has
jfifnetically boon aebiaved, but with lit
tle bloodshed, it was indicated today
in rapidly increasing dispatches. The
workmen's and soldiers' committee are
til control o? nearly every important
my. The latest to be takcu over are
Danzig, Dresden,. Koenigsburg, Strass
lini'ir and Karlsruhe.
The latest reported abdications are
tiio Grand Dukes of Mecklenburg ind
Mxe-Weimar. Of twenty thrones, ten
Vive been abandoned. The remaining
tfu slates ate in the process of form
ing new governments.
It is believed that the former kais
er's 132 palaces, chnteaus and shooting
l xcs in Germany will be confiscated.
Kerr Noske has been Appointed gov
ernor of Kiel. ..
In Stuttgart the workmen and sol
diers council, issued a proclamation
Hl'iting that a bloodless revolution had
tnen accomplished. The new govern
inent there-is composed of trades un
i'i"ists aud socialists.
A dispatch from The Hague stated
thnt the Geruran garrison a Liege had
Umdon, Nov. 12. Conflicting re
torts were received today regarding
present whereabouts of William
Holicnzollerii, -the former kaiser, and
what disposition the Dutch government
would make cf uU person. It was gen
erally agreed, however, that he would
!? interned, if such aetion already had
rt been taken.
The Hague correspondent -of the
D'lily Mail, declared the ex kaiser had
lipi-ii interred in a chateau between
A-iiheim and Utrecht.
A Renter dispatch from Amsterdam
snored a hUh authority us saying he
would be interned.
Hindenburg Also Mining
London, Nov. 12. Field Marshal
Von Hindeuburg, variously reported to
Jmve accompanied the former kaiser
iota Holland nd to have remained at
ksadquarters, is now said to have plac
ed himself at the disposition of tre
new German government 'ii order to
This report wa received from Co-
(Coatinued on page two)
OVEE HEARD IN
MANY SALEM HOMES
1 ITT 1 Frl IMffl- WfR f Pfil) PWPMftPl (Will T
"Ma," roared the so-called
head of the, house. "Where in
is my hat ? It 'a a shame
the way things disappear
around this house. I wotrld
jvst like to know where that
"So wiuld L" replied friend
w'fe very frigidly. "You did-i
n't have it on when you came
home las' night."
yUHf lylita kit y tawrd
Washington, Nov. 12.
sons who were fortunate enough to crowd into the house
of representatives gallery to hear President Wilson unfold
the-armistice terms will have something to. tell their
It was probably the most impressive moment con
gress has known, when the president, after a long outburst
of clapping and cheering, started his recital of the terms
to which Germany had agreed. . -
Practically every high official of this government,
including two cabinet members, supreme court justices
and foreign diplomats and their staffs were either on the
floor .ir in the galleries.
When the president said:
"Thus the war comes to an end,", every person rose
os. though they had been drilled to do it, at that precise
When the president read the clause providing for
the evacuation of Alsace-Lorraine every eye in the cham
ber seemed to turn to French Ambassador Jusserand.
The ambassador turned to every corner of the house,
wearing the smile "that won't come off." Still .smilmg
he wiped his eyes and sat down. ' - "" v -"
Charles Evans Hughes, former supreme court justice
and once candidate for president- was also on the floor
and applauded frequently.
Chief Justice White usually was the first to applaud
when applause came. He had his hands a few inches from
each other in constant readiness to clap them.
Those who expected the president to' indulge in any
flights of oratory were disappointed, but he showed the
emotional stress he was under several times when his
voice broke and he had to repeat parts of sentences.
NOTE OF SADNESS
Crowds Shout "Vive Clemen
ceau" And Vive
By. William Philip Simms
(United Press staff correspondent)
Paris, Nov. 12. When the victory
news arrived the icelebrntin quarter of
Paris came to life with a bang after
four years of churchyard- quiet.
Students paraded, shouting, singing,
harder than it hit any other section
waving flngs. The war hit the quarter
of Paris, rendering it silent and emp.y.
Today it is as gay as ever, bkissoming
into new merriment, gayly bedecked
The roof of the bourse almost lifted
whn the brokers b&oniedthe' Marseil
laise. The streets were packed with
The youths of Paris paraded in
groups carrying banners and shouting
.songs of victory.
The only note was insido the homes
where women folk were, weeping when
told the waf was over, because alldiave
at least one whom peace will not fetch
A crowd of students went to the war
rtffiiee and stood outside ghouting " vive
Cwmenceaii. ' ' -
The premier appeared at he window
of the first floor and later descended
to the street accompanied by his
daughter -and several officers.
Eerybcdy was deeply moved by the
demonstration that followed, "Mile
C'lemeiueau openly weeping.
Tho -premier suddenly imposed si
lence, then led the cheer, "vive
' ' v
New York, Nov. 12 Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt is in the Bonsevelt hos
pital her today suffering from aa at-
jtack of lumbago. -
SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER
Reads AVmistice i
The thousand or more per
BOYS IN TRENCHES
IS PASSED ALONG
Allied Blockade Still In Effect.
Sieze Enemy Vessels
. Ey Webb Miller
(United Press staff correspondent)
With the American Annie in France
Ncv. 11 (Night.) The noon commu
nique merely said:
"Hostilities cessed in accord with
IMirering doughboys passing along
groups of prisoners at work on the
roads invariably asked:
"Well, whaddyo think of it now?"
The prisoners with never a come
back, only worked sullenly" on.
Truck drivers unearthed flags and
decorated their vehicles. The troops
yelled boyishly at passing staff ears
full of laughing officers. He.lutes were
How First News Came
The first unofficial announcement of
the armistice was picked up from the
KifM tower wireless about tive o'clock
(Continued on page thrfj
Will Continue Ado
Washington, Nov. 12. Auto
mobile manufacturers probably
will be permitted to resume
production of passenger cars
after January 1. This intima
tion was made at the war in
diictries board today.
Manufacturers have been op
erating on a basis of 50 per
vent output and were advised
lurl August to cut their pro-diic-tirn
100 per cent by Janu
GERMANY START S
Remaining Hope Of Evading
Justice is To Split Allies
At Peace Table.
DESIGN IS TO AROUSE
PITY AMONG AMERICANS
" that part of tho war program which
, r ' I must keep on, and began quickly to
Democratic Movement Hustmf e n'ad-v for the readjustment Per-
Show Evidence That It
Comes From Spirit.
By J. W. T. Mason.
(United Press Wuj- Expert.)
New Yoik, Nov. 13. Germany 'a Bp-
peal to America for ft modification of .adjusting the distribution of raw ma
the armistice terms as a charitable act'terials through a recast of priorities
to save the German , p&oplc from dc-on stcel and leather, cotton, lumber
.v... !. . . . i ii - faiiil other materials in which there
truchon part of the new pace K hmi rU , r() shrlages,
treaty offensive by which Germany . To Feed Eur oje
hopes to create discord between Amcr-j Tho fnnA R,lministmtinn. in connera-
ica and tho European democracies.
Ucrmany's sole remaining hope of, has begun work on a comprehensive
evading justice is t0 split the allies at 'plan for' feeding not only France and
the peace table Every trick to this 'Belgium, but also the Serbs and the
end known to the subtle diplomats at
Benin, will no tried until the parch -
ment is finally signed. Believing
Americans to be new to the pitfalls of a
coalition peace, the Germans are cer -
tarn to continue to direct their disinte -
((rating efforts chiefly at Washington.!
Their wesont desimi i. to arniiHn nitv
among Americans for Germany's sad
plight. They hope to cajole the United
States into forgetfulness of the four
years of pitiless deeds bv which the
Germans tried to conquer the world.
ihe German government is not the
act of German people. It is the. act of
invincible prowess of the American and
allied armies. If Hohenzollorn had not
been beaten on the battle field the Ger-i
mans today would be arrogantly flaunt
ing democracy and boasting, of Ilohon-
zollerus kinship with "Gott." The I
democratic movement in Germany - has
yet to prove it conies from the "spirit.
(Continued on page two)
THEY'RE STILL aT IT
Amsterdam, Nov. 12. The
Grand Duke ( f Hesse has been
arrested, according to repor s
Copenhagen. -Nov. 12 A gen
eral strike will be ca led in Vi
enna tomorrow, it was learned
London, Nov. 12. A Central
News dispatch today reportrd
that the former crown prince
had been shot. No details were
Copenhagen, Nov. 12. Dis
patches today from a private
source in Vienna declared Em
peror Karl had Abdicated.
Copenhagen, Nov. 12. Vio
lent street -fighfing haj occur
red at Dauibarov, Hungary, be
tween miners and soldiers of
the tild regime. The miners,
with the aid of weapons smug
gled from Russia, are reported
to have defeated the soldiers.
Copenhagen, Nov. 12. Prince
Heinrich XVI t cf Reusi, reign
ing member of the younger
line of that family, has relin
quished the throne, it was re
ported from Berlin today -
There are two principalities .
of Keuss, ruled bv aa older and
younger bne nf that family.
The portion ruled ijy Prince
Heinrich lifj between frxony
and Bavaria. It has a popula-ti-n
of about 130,000. Prince
Heinrich was bom in IS.".. He
was an honorary general of
Prus ian cavalry.
MAMMOTH FOOD RESERVE
TO BE BUILT-UP 'IN. FRANCE
i vi iiiuvmui vvuu ui vi
AH Raw Materials.
Washington, Nov. 12. America hur
ried the end of the war with a "firm,
steady grip ,n all economic condi
tions." All possibility of industrial disturb-,
ances or money panics was forestalled
by the government's control of raw
materials, labor, food, fuel, industry
and trade, Chairman Baruch of the
war industries board declared today.
After orne day of rejoicing the coun
try immediately ' started continuing
The heads of the war industries board
the food administration, tho fuel ad
ministration and the war trade board
reiterated statements that restrictions
of trade and industry and in the con
sumption or food and fuel will bo litt
ed gradually autl in a manuer that will
not permit price iluctuatiuis or pan
ice. The war industries board will im-
Hon with the war department, already
peoples of southern Austria and Monto-
1 negro. A mammoth food reserve will tie
built up in France in the hands of the
quartermaster general of tho army.
; Shipments to this end will commence
'. today. I
When conditions in Europe become
sufficiently settled, food will be scut
' needy sections from this store.
The fuel administration will continue
with its big coal production plan mid
(Continued on page tnroc)
URGES CURBING OF
Solf Appeals To United States
h Mitigate Terms Of
By Robert J. Bender,
(United Press Staff Correspondents.)
Washington, Nov. 12. America and
tho: allied nations now face the great
problem of rebellion in Germany and
the spread of bolsliovism throughout
Piesident Wilson in his address to
congicss announcing the , armistice
turns carried a direct appeal to tit.
German people to strive quickly to gain
self-control of their present situation.
And, countering this. Dr. Solf, the
German foreign secretary, has sent the
president an Pjipcal to soften the condi
tions imposed upon Germany by her cno
tn'es, to assist the new German govern
ment In preventing rebellion.
The Rolf note of appeal to the presi
dent was picked up by the navy wire
less, and its text delivered to the presi
dent Inst night, it was stated today.
The Hwis minister was to call at the,
White House this afternoon, poisibiy
t0 deliver the official text of tho com
munication. I'ldicutioir-i that the terms have
aroused a new spirit to fight in some
quarters in Germany was indicate) to
day by reported orders to the Geminii
fit et from the "command and soliUem
council to resist the carrying out of the
Vtl.i!e any resistance of the Herman
fleet would b disposed of by the allied
fleet, President Wilson is vitally con
cerned now in checking promptly the
He has promised the German people
a sjoii as they restore order a "peace
that will justly define their place
c Continued on page three)
PRICE TWO CENTS
I FnFNP.H rJUHRFD U
IllbllVll VllllllVlkl IV
METZ IN TEN DAYS
German Specialists Press
Necessity Of Feeding
By John De Oandt.
(Uiflted Press Htaff Correspondents.)
Paris, Nov. 12, French general head
quarters will bo transformed to Metz
within ten days, was the general belief
exprossed hero today.
Tho Petit Parisian says it under
stands tho allied premiers will ioon
I moot in Versailles to consider the peace
problems, it is believed there is a
strong probability that tho peace con
ference will bo held there.
The German courier arrived at the
Foch's sleeping ear lasted from one to
currying instructions from General
Groencr, It Was learned today. w " '
Discussion of the terms in Marshal
Foch's sleepinf car lasted from one to
five a. tu. Monday, The German dele
gation made no contest over points
they know it was useless to discuss, but
asked minor concessions and asked
amendments 'o the original terms The
armistice, it may bo stated, however,
was signed as first dictated by Foch,
The delegates were reinforced by four
specialists to press tho necessity of
finding Germany. They described food
conditions i critical,
A reduction of tho neutral zone east
of the Ithino was granted.
Tho delegates recognized four finan
cial paragraphs us those put down by
Bismarck iu 1874.' They asked special
. p.iniiiind on page two)
WHEN IT HEARD THAT
ARMISTICE WAS SIGNED
Elephants That Were To Have
Been la War Work Cam
paign Nat Noticed.
By Charles B. Driscoll.
(United Press Stuff Correspondents.-)
Now York, Nov. 11. A herd of ele
phants, elbowed its way solemnly up
Fifth avenue this morning but nobody
noticed it. A herd of green pythons
talking French wouldn't have been no-
I For isn't the war over? As an over
zealous sailor eirnlained when, ha
kissed a Brooklyn bridge policeman.
The elephants had intended to take
part in a united war work cuuipalgu
nnrflilo hut. at. ft n. m. all "Kp.w York wua
on tmrnde and there wasn't room for
any formal processions Tho delirum of
lust Thursday was rank routine com
purcd with the super-bedlam that reigns
in New York today,
j It began with whistlo blowing and
siren-screaming as soon as the official
news of the armistice signing was re-
By davlight the celebration' had as
sumed such proportions that late risers
gave over all efforts to tie their neck
ties. Those who have , motor ears
iContinued on page three)
AMERICAN ARMY STRENGTH.
Washington, Nov. 12. Ameri
ca's victory army totalled
3,(100,000 men when the armis
tice was signed, it was learned
today. Of these, 2,100,000 were
overseas and 1,300,000 in home
t Weather Report t
, Oregon: Tonight raiu west,
cIouiIt east portion.
OV TRAINS AND NEWS
STANDS FIVK CENTS
FAILED TO PAH OUT
AS HE EXPECTED
Kaiser Predicted Many Things
But Prophesy Wasn't In
His Line, -
SPEECHES BECAME MORE ?
DESPONDENT AT LAST
His Invincible Soldiers Were
n't In It When It Came
To Real Fighting.
London, Nov. 12. (British Admiralty
wireless,) British newspapers give
prominence to some of tho kaiser's ut
terances during the war. "
In 19H he said;
"Beforo the leaves fall from the
trees we shall be back again - in th
dear fatherland. Exterminate first the
treacherous French and walk over Gen
eral French's contemptible little army.
You, my troops, are my garrison and
can dictate peace to niy enemies. ' Up
and at the foesl
'God's (Gott's) goodness will guide
the German people through battlo to
victory to the goal appointed for the
German people by Providence I hate
drawn the sword which, without victory
and without honor, I cannot Bheatn. io
the dust with all tho enemies of Ccr-
In 1913 he said:
"Our brave soldiers have shown
i'neinselves invincible in battle against
nenrlv the whole world. Tho war drama
is now coming to its close."
He also suid: "America had better
look out after the war. ). shall stand
no nonsense from the Americans.'-
My destructive sword has crushed the
Ii'u-sians. In a short while I will un
iiii'.iih'c new victories. In a just cause 1
.im ready to force myself to bo cruel."
In 1010 he suid:
"The world was prepared for any
thing, but never for victory ol ne Mer
man fleet over the British. Fear will
'Continued on page three)
MI88INO SILVEBTON LAO LO
CATED. Hilverton, Nov. 12.
ceived this morning
Word was rc
by Mrs. Fred
ficcvM that her sou, Delbert, has es
caped from n German prison and is safo
with the American troops. This ig the
first word Mrs. lieeves has had from
"Dell" since he was reported missing
several months ago.
ABE MARTIN :
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last nijht an' rexi'v"! tiiat rf
hum iu takin' Jv;Ai" ' Ok ' t -.
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