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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, DECEW6ER 4, l9i5 Has your morning cup of coffee a full rich flavor and delicate aroma? If not ask for Blue Ribbon coffee when giving your next order and notice the difference. You will be agreeably surprised. Blue Ribbon Tea, Coffee, Baking Powder. Spices and Extracts all one grade-the best. h Registers!) A PRESBYTERIAN KNOX-Comer Fourth avenue and Eighth street; Rev. A. H. Denoon, pastor; manse, 1210 Fourth avenue South; Phone 402. Services tomorrow 11 a. in., "Vision." 7.30 p.m., "Faithful unto death." Twenty minute organ recital before the evening service. Big Sisters' class at 13.30 ; Big Brothr ers' and Hoys' department of thje Sunday school at 2 ; other departments at � Chinese class at 4. '- TRINITY CHURCH, Hardieville.-^ Service will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3.30. Dr. J. T. Fergueson will occupy the pulpit. ST. ANDREWS CHURCH - Dri :J. T. Fergueson, supt. of mission^, will preach at both services. COALHTJRST-St. Matthew's Presbyterian church: Sabbath school, 11 a.m.; evening service at "-.30. T. R. Galbraith, pastor. � ANGLICAN ST. CYPRIAN'S CHURCH, corner Eleventh street and Eighth avenue South; Rev. Canon W. V. McMillen, Rector.-Sunday, December 5 (Second Sunday in Advent): 8.30 a.m., Holy Communion; 11 a_m., Matins; 7.30 p.  m., Evensong. Canon MoMillen wiH preach at both services. Sunday! school and Bible classes at 3 p.m. � ST. AUGTJSTIN'S CHURCH, Comer Second avenue'and Eighth street; Rev. Canon Murrel-Wright, Rector.-Holy Communion, every Sunday, at 8 a.m., and on first Sunday- of the month at 11 a.m. Matins, at 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7.30 pjn. Sunday school at 10 a.m. ST. MARY'S CHURCH-Corner of 5th Ave. and 12th St. C. N. Holy communion every Sunday morning at � a. m. Choral Eucharist on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 11 a. m., and on all High Festivals. Matins on the 2nd and 4th Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday school and adult Bible class at 3 p. m. Evensong at 7.30. BELIEVERS Burgmann's Hall, 4181 Thirteenth Street, North Lethbridge.-Believers assemble on the Lord's Day for the breaking of bread at 11 a.m.; Sunday school at 3 p.m. Gospel preaching at 7.30 p.m. Bible reading Wednesday, 1.45 pjn. PENTECOSTAL PENTECOSTAL MISSION-Fifth Beai!ty Stuarts Calcium "sWafere .Will Quickly Remove Them; All albout us .every day we see, women .who would' be exquisitely beautiful were it not for their pimples, blotches, akin eruptions and , dlscol-oratlons. � This condition Is primarily brought about by impure Iblood. , Correct thlsJ condition and the skin clears-almost magically. "I Got Rid of My Pimples in a Hurry With Stuart's Calcium Wafers." The greatest iblood purifier known, to science is calcium sulphide. It is one of the most marvelously acting ingredients nature has over given man to assist in iblood cl.eansing. 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It was all very quiet and orderly. To the ordinary observer it might .haye been just another of the many practice night attacks, we had so often made; but for those who. kne_w,,their men, there was underneath it ^.stern and solemn purpose, ^icft^was determined on death or victory. Unique Recital of Lord's Prayer , With twilight came iur deck and theirs made (practically 'one. It was therefore possible for me to reach about 1,000 men, for the der stroyer was also - crow'ded.. with troops. T passed the word along both decks that I wanted 'them all "t* join with me in saying "Our Father" at a certain fixed hour. I was very anxious about it until the actual moment came; one foolish joker may quite unmeaningly turn such a thing into ridicule. My fears were . quite unfounded, for as I called them to prayer a deep and solemn silence passed along both decks, and General and Colonel and officers and men of their own accord stood up and with bowed heads joined with me in saying our Lord's own prayer. Then a pause, followed by a short extempore prayer for pardon for the past and protection through all the dangers that awaited us, we commended our loved ones, our cause,> and:-ourselves into God's hands. And so we closed our little service with v. the noble words of the Aaronic Blessing. My heart was very full as we ended, for I have learned to love these rough, warm-hearted miner lads," and ;! knew quite, well that for many of them it was the last, time I should1 be privileged to give them God's Blessing. And then the darkness closed quietly round us. There was. no moon' and but few stars. In the >soujthern.-end of the Peninsula aroundi,Achi Bab'4 ^the attack had already commenced ; and the sound of the guns-cotWjbe Cciear-ly heard in the distance. ; Further along, at Anzac, the Turkish- position on the top of the cliffs was bein; bombarded by naval guns ; and as amongst them the whole c|iff seemed about to be consumed in the (lame and smoke. Then, as'we watched this raging battle as interested, spectators, we were reminded that we had our part to play.  Beyond Anzac there is1 a long stretch of sandy plain stretching in a north-westerly direction and terminating in a sharp rocky headland known as Nibinnesi Point. Our landing place was to be upon this plain, about a mile from the headland. Rising from this sandy plain there is a small hill of some 800 feet. ..It dominates not only the beach where we were to land, but the whole ol the low-lying land due north of it enclose ing Sulva Bay. We were told beforehand that the Turks were entrenched on this hill, but that we must attempt to surprise them and take the hill in silence, without firing a shot, at the point of the bayonet.' Landing Under Difficulties A whispered order from the destroyer's deck, and our own small crew atlvanert silently'' to untie us Irom 1m� fids. There is neither lioins not bustle; only the unmistakable thrpb of our own small oil engines announces the fact that . we have started on-our own upon our great adventure. They are thrilling moments, those lew minutes of our journey to the beach. At,: any moment a hail of bullets may greet us before we' even land. At last our round-nosed prow has touched the beach and our hinged gangway has been lowered ; and in an incredibly short time we have all landed in saiety and in silence on the beach. A whispered or-(dor, the companies form up in their proper order, bayonets are fixed, and we are all but ready to move, when crack-crack-crack crack-crack, a thousand little flashes of light all round ; and we know that we are after all not unexpected, and that the enemy are very close upon us. One had so often-heard that same crack of the rifles, either with blank ammunition on manoeuvres or with ball on the range, that it was hard to realize at first that there was any real danger. Instinctively we ducked, and then ran forward in a crouching position, ducked again, and again advanced.' But it was not long before wc realized that we were no longer playing at the war game, but that this was at last the real thing, war, bloody war, with all its sickening sordid horrors. It was still pitch dark, we could only just see in our immediate vicinity ; to right and left of us and in the front came the ceaseless crack and flash of the enemy's rifles as they fired retreating ; around us on all -sides came the "psiss" and "ping" of the bullets as they struck the ground around us or hissed overhead. Even up to that point the whole thing seemed impersonal ; but now there were added the shrieks and groans of the wounded as �they fell all around. One feels so helpless, there seems so little one can do, so much to be done ; a clasp of the hand as the little wounds ' are hastily bandanged, a muttered prayer, a drink of water, and that is about all. Oh, the agony of it, as one by one you see the lads you have learned to love shattered and broken and covered with blood, or cold and still with the glaze of death already on their eyes. Then as we approach the crest of Lala Baba, there comes-an . added horror-the worst of all, the cry of "Allah ! Allah !" as the. poor wretches start to run or grovel on the ground and cry for-mercy, mingled with the hoarse shouts of our own men as the bayonet charge goes home, and the cheer of victory as the hill is won. At last the dawn comes- and the sun peeps up behind the range of hills that separate us from "the Narrows"; and we see at what cost our victory ,has been gained. On the very summit of the bill, with upturned face and with a quiet peaceful smile, shot through the neck, lies pur Colonel. A keen sportsman, a regular and devout communicant and a very gallant soldier, he died as he had lived and would have wished to die-doing his duty bravely to the last. And all around, either wounded or dead, lay the flower of the regiment, both officers and men. Of the 28 officers who went out, there are but 8 left who are not either killed or: wounded. The men suffered severely, but not in the same proportion as the officers, the strength still being over 600 out of 1,000. I will not harrow your., feelings with an attempt to picture what a modern battlefield looks like after such an action as this,:. it is ^indescribable, and leaves greatr gaping wounds upon one's heart. War is Hell ! And yet it is instrumental in drawing ,from men deeds of unparalleled heroism and Uaed in Millions of Tea Pota Chaplain Takes Command But to return tot my own advenr tiire's. Up to-the 'taking of the entrenchments on the hill, I was right in the firing line-there was nowhere else to go to ; to leave the Regiment was certain death from sniping, and so to follow with them was on the whole safer.-1 elected to go with the doctor and regimental stretcher-bearers, who would normally be behind WOMEN WHO ARE ALWAYS TIRED May Find Help Letter* in This 11* Swan Creek, Mich.-" I cannot speak too highly of your medicine. When through neglect or overwork I get run down and my appetite is poor and I have that weak, languid, always tired feeling, I get a bottle of Lydia E. 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However, we pulled through somehow, even if we made a good many mistakes1. , With daylighj; came the necessity of moving to the Field Ambulance which had by this time been set up on the beach; But with the dawn came a battery ot the enemies', guns' into play, and they found the little "dug out" I had made for the wounded. Wc had to advance about- three-quarters of a mile across the open plain under their fire. There-was nothing else but to go forward, for' to remain meant certain death. It was perhaps the most nerve-racking experience of them all. No sooner had we started than four shrapnel shells burst right over us. Twelve times as we crossed that plain the same thing happened, and each time just over our heads or a little forward ; and each time we threw ourselves flat on the ground and escaped without a scratch. And so things went on until the afternoon of the next day when things slacked down a bit, and I was able to climb into a crevice in one of the cliffs on the side of the point remote from the. firing, and to fall asleep from sheer exhaustion. The next day, Sunday, having communicated myself from the Reserved Host,, which I carry with me, being greatly refreshed in body and soul, I went back to the battlefield of the previous day,, and for six hours was engaged' in burying the dead. That was perhaps the worst job of a.".. We have now thoroughly made good our position, and we are very hopeful of the issue. I am thoroughly well and in-the best of spirits. I find, that I have been enabled to.stand the awful sights: and smells "much better than I thought i; arid although at the moment of writing the. shells are bursting every few minutes within a few yards' radius, ahd snipers regard my red cross armlet as' an admirable target, yet my nerves lire as good as ever they were, and my heart is full of gratitude to Almighty God for His great and many mercies 'to rae. With fondest love to'the Brethren. GRA88Y LAKE NEWS (From The Gazette) B. Jubb has been appointed constable at Burdett. If a canvass of'the'town was taken now, it would probably be found that the population is as large as it has ever been. There are only a few vacant houses^ and they will probably be occupied before winter comes. Houses are now occupied that have been vacant for over two years. O. A. Craig waH unable to get the Grassy Lake station back, and must remain at Vulcan. He sent his fam-i'iy and furniture back, expectin to resume his position here, but the company had already arranged for a new agent. J. R. Black, from Aldersyde -a marred man-will arrive in a few days to take charge of the Grassy Lake station,' and 8. .1. Halpin, who has been/.acting as agent will go to Travel's td' open a station. Through a typographical error, the vote on dliurch union in the Grassy Lake Presbyterian church was given as 6 for arid 15 against, instead Of 61 for and 15 against. Nearly all the threshing- rigB have had to stop work bwln to the scarcity of labor, -  ' A. B. Shaw, formerly in the livery business'at Burdett, has moved to town; and is re-opening the Grassy Lake pool room. "GASCARETS" BEST IF BEST FOR LIVER AND BOWELS, BAD BREATH, BAD COLDS, 80UR STOMACH. Get a 10-ceot (box. Sick headache, biliousness, coated tongue, head and nose clogged up with a cold-always trace this to torpid liver; delayed, fermenting food in the 'bowels or Hour, gassy stomach. 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