News: Medford - End of WW1 (13 Nov 1918)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 11/15/2018

Originally published in the Star News, November 13, 1918

Four little words, “The war is over,” which came over the wire last Thursday noon set the city and whole country too, wild with delight, whistles blew, bells rang, bands played and people marched, sang and shouted until they could not shout any longer.

But that report was a little premature. However, it gave the people a chance to prepare for the real thing that all seemed sure would not be long delayed.

Monday morning, the ringing of the fire bell, about five o’clock, was interpreted by all who heard it to mean, “The war was at an end.”



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