"Armistice Signed, End of the War!"     The New York Times

“The whole of the Vassar campus arose at 3:30 a. m. on Monday morning when it became known that the Armistice was signed.  The night watchman took his cue from the noise of whistles blowing…and immediately he rang the fire alarm and spread the news, a modern Paul Revere.  In the evening, the students saw some Douglas Fairbanks movies….”     The Poughkeepsie Courier