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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^ THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALU , , ^ � ' FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 191?5 Wr^I^habitants of Smyrna at Hands* of Turks ., *�and � former liihsnjftifitts^ of audUeiiTby localities nave nrriv^d m Bmirna duiinlr the last fow tlnys. c-^i^ng Irom' the i>Viand districts Mhd-e theyliati been .Imported by the Tur'klsli MithcMfities Tlioir condition It is impossible to re - - _ Bapaume^.18. the, Village ol HermlM. It .stands, on, a low^ slope ,verlooklni n,. bend ot the CanaI'du Nord. In front t)t it the intricate tracery ot trcncMta and tunnels and concrete stronghoWa which is called the Hindenbur^ Ltte vun� -northwards along the,/caMt thronf h the ruins of ? > :*:' > '> ' >  C ' TALES OF THE V. C. ? ? '> > Corporal Harold J.-ckson, York shire Regiment.  :� : : ? > -^^E^A NIC E ASSO RTM ENt. ^X^ASj^ABOS AND TOYS.; j BING WO Rhone 1872 ; 320 13th St N. Grocsriea, Fruit, Confectionery: Oriental.Silks, Toys iind Fancy the spirit; whicli iir^ cur men to great deeds in that dork hour thaia. the ston.-of .C'""!""'*'"' Harold JacksoB^ His balt'niion had fought all da? against overwhelming odds at the pa.isBge ot the Canal dn Xord. During tlie night thoy took up new positions near tlie viilajre of Hermies. WTien dawn broke on the 22nd they knew ire rpE-ioD ot i *^8t the Germans would certainly at--'�nV 'im) Tnrt-; tack, but where^and'in what strength -iomiiP aiVivtM^ CO"''' """^ accurately. Volnn- taers were called for to go forward anti flnd oiit" wl�at they could. Corporal Jackfeoh at pi)ce offered to go, and went oiit in full daylight under a: very tiot ^hell-flre". How near he was to death iu_ that perilous enterprise we shall never, know, but later in the morning he returned safely with news ot the enemy that Was of-ihe greatest service to his' side. A few hours later the Germans attacked. The battaJipa'a machine gunners took a heavy toll from theni as they marched Jjlindiy forward, hut the living pressed" on over tho bodies of their fallen comrades, and entered the British treuehes. Their bonibers forced their way slowly down the trench, until they came to^the tj-arerse where Corporal-Jackson was. They went no further. Corporal Jackson answered them bomb for boAib. and at last drove them back by the way they had come. PaiLic'-stricken, the survivors fled back ; toward.s^their own lines, but the gre*b�' j'�r hutnber,vof them'^died beforaL they" iTeachedrtlMta. -  . Corporal. Jackson killed many-Germans that day. It is recorded that, when a small party of the enemy had svicceeded iu bringing a machine gim f(ifward to a position from which It ,^lgnAturis by Erlsberier & Co., Mahnfior, Hundley Page-'B'^ showing Lady : Scribbler over ehop. -Hnh-led trip across metal room owing to obvious danger'of visitor seeing too inM"h. followed by lelsuro]i\ stroll':through glorified aaw-miU where ' Cansdlan Spruce, etc., arc being .whtz-ied-and whirred into wings, ribs and struts. Then, on the double through :^eat barn where spreads massive 'giant, one hundred and ...... feet from tip to tip. Lady SfSi-ibbler (gaping with envious eyes, but dragged away):' And mayn't I aay anything about your ........? Manager (kindly but emphatically). Ko'. US.: WeUtheit (teaffully) what can I write about? Manager: (Seeming sorry to have to be so cruel): Well, you may say certain, parts arc "enormously large" and others "infiniteaimally small" , . . But, no details, remember! L. ^. (abjectly): "I will." -oo Scene Zi" Jlostly without words. Lady Scribhlisr' mounts ladder leading to niglit-bombiug machine, as oiio would climb into' Canadian hayloft, rungs in thijs cast slippery with aerodrome mud, also boots of climber. Shown, all the hooks where iron pear.-; intended 'foi- Berlin are hung, and clutches to release "same. No bombi actually present in their placcsi but lurid imagination of L.^!'helps out. . Allowed to sit in forwaihB^gunners seat beside Cliftffrd Hrb4��, "the pilot from Jilontana. Lady ScinWjler hearing previous .whispers thkt Prbdger ' Is "best" pilot in England, casts admir ing glances sidewise-- as much as is i possible with lieck 'piiiched by too 1 tight helmet-strap. C ..�Ii..S. (ingratiatingly, or so she thinks): What am I to do? Pilot from Montana (cutting lines of further communication, having rooted belief that every woman screams). Just sit still, please. ' 0-0 Then the propellers go suddenly, mad. The Great Thing bounds along! the ground leaping oft the first moimd it comes to, right into the air, and L. S...ia having her first flight. After nachiiie climbs to ahout a. thousand,, passenger gets courage to crane neck over gnnwalp. World Kelow looks, like map of physical feature^. Everjthihg absurdly flat. Only thing seeming real is cemetery. Taxis, like beetles crawling along grooves in timber. Allotments sUly looking things like patch-^uilta. Bren rolling clouds, when biplane gets above them, appear as if Irohisd out flat." i'resently machine f pirals downwai'ds. Pilot motions ^ylth free hand to earth, shouting,* .above din, one word; -i "^ndon!" . . . . L>:S. nods that message is received and nfllerstood. . ?�; Pllot^om Montana makes beauUful /descent; (Lady Scribblerndmils lyjow oVej^i;iond^on^^lJj^iUea /an �'1 MeanwhUe-sHnndley 'jPatc patches W�3i:peculterv'tense in^rest,: l�6m his ieU-tkWtoftttiiii^the icteatui'o.ot hl� desigp. The LWlhged' Things gets lost to view iWi^i^^udE.i don'tikuow^thby.*re!aost, . but .H; P. sBmawhat nniious itm bird heaves Into' sight againi>She swoops dcwn'to eacth, JnstBS'hefttls about given I up hopo.ot getting; bhch'ibla'ne'w. splondl^ creature, EAi:l{l6RAL.61iOCk-UPSTAIR* , Sets of Lantern Slides, illustrating the various steps in the invalided spld-isi's cUnib back from "down and out" to "up aud in again,"'pr�ved very popular last winteA- alkjBver Canada, as well as on shi|)bbard among the re-i^^turniug soldiers theiiiselves. ^'We are informed bj the editorial branch of the Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-Eatablishmeut that the Slides have been.thoroughly overhauled and many new pictures have been added, while new and up-to-date lectijre material has been written. ~- ' The new sets are how being sent out free ot charge, on'loan to ministers aud other-respousilile speakers who realize the vital nfeed' of spreading In-'formatioa on this great national enterprise among all classes of the people, j Posters to announce the lecture are' supplied in advance. -.Application should be made as early iiS possible to the following address: .^Iberta:-Assistant Director, ~ BEST TEA "M6nitog;,Nbdn and Night" The Driyt of Pure Defight in Sealed Packages If vou enioy delicious Coffee-^ s be sure to order ^RAI[|^B|#gC|F^ partment of Soldiers' Civil Re-Establishment, Beveridge Building, Calgary.-Every applicant should state, (1) his own position, (2) the nature of the occasion on which slides are to be shown, (3). the date, or better still, �=o., alternative dates, and (4) the route De- by which the slides ai'oi to be sent. ESCAPED BY AIRPLANE men's; counci/, the ,Lok;^l^. An^eijgei* , i- , says i}. la.infonned,;;,,Both of the men -Proceedings accusgd are., said to have reached BKRLlNj Dec. :U. ......-------x- -.r..-..... - ......- have .been instituted agaiust Baron, neutral territory in an airplane, von Rhoinbabon, former Prussian minister, of finance, and. Count Mutou.s-chka, accused of ^ being -involved in last Friday's raid on the executive committeb of the -soldiers' and work- JIrS Bornardin Boutet,-one of ;the jyoun^fesf ahd most promitjent banns-ters of Sudbury, Qnt.; formerly.of Ot- tawa,;.,is^(iead'.; Christmas What 8'^t coul^l ibbimora appreoiate'd than a p^ir of LadlefVShoM In'gray/a, charH-paign, brown's and blaek;:al*o-th� biick top's in high and low heelt. All widths, A to E. See our fancy boudoir, house al^iper*, ..tndccasin* and dongoia gaitera. Price* right. reciaj Sale on in Children's Boots "J^sj^to- ,8to'l�M: and 11 to 2, at $249 and $2.99. Wolf oe CORNER FOURTH AVENUE AND FIFTH STREET. ing nothing about descents, butUii^ks. this the� proper thing to reebrdv Vin diary.) ^ 0-0 Scene 3: Again at Handley Page factory, this time after signlne; of armistice and unmuzzling of H. P. Party of forty-one Empire .Journalists, Lady Scribbler, and others, assemble in manager's office. Mr. Cooke makes thriling announcement that party may perliapa be taken up this'afternoon in one of the new foui^ngine machines specially designed to bomb Berlin^ and whleh only missed consummation by three days. Expedition unfortuhateli^ IntemiDted by armistice. Fact of their existence kept dark secret. Only able to talk about them since yesterdaj'. ' Chonii of ecstatic Journalists, KS. and Others: Wonderful! English members of party: Ripping! Onc Thnid Vpice:' Did I undln-stand you to say. Sir, the machine weymay go "Up in has never been flown before? (Loud laughter, from confessedly brave ladies,, prevents L. S.' hearing manager's reply.) > 0-0. - Scene 4: Large party tours works. Roariof machlnety makes enlightening explanations of guide mostly inaudible to all ^ut Mrs; .Bverard. Cotes, (Sara Jeahette Durica'fi,.,of;Bi-antford, Ontario) novelist and,, writer of "com-edies, who -wisjely adheres close to Voice. Lady Scribbler tries hard to keep up but too short to do it grace- :f���j;. . , ?iCalte,te Mrs. Cotes:',-'Are you jliftok-ing for material for' liew play, ;Mrs. Cotes? - '- ! Mrs. Cotes .(non-committal): I'm afraid it would bei pretty dlffic;ult to �stage. 'i � TourisJ;s roam about.-ijt Willi hand-ling'Sbitg of -satiny wood shiiven as thin as ribbon. Lightness 'beirigiaim, all lumber i^ erither grooved dnd scooped by machine called spindle;^ or lacerated b^'Jig-saw:' (same that made puzzles for Tommies.) In metal room, huge aluminum petrol lanliydescrlbed as "featherweight," 'but/irbbody attempts to run off with it. Probably featherweight boxer is ineant, ; � 0-0 . - Scene 5: Eager enthusiasts,, grasping- niimbered* tickets "good for one flight only," exit into aierodrome proper. Behold row of camouflage Iian'g-ars, like circus tents. -IiadicB enter one and exchange nonchalant � hatsj for dignifii^d flying helmets, .an>-l coats for Esquimaux, cofltupies. , FortJ-one people, including- the Pilot i|rom Montana; scrainble Into - four-engine Berlin bomb^i%-'The perhaps hSs become a sure thing. Intense sat-iifaction is'felt, at thought that, in spite of inttjr^pting armistice, there �miy'yet.beCfMchance to die gloriously, for Bomegne'^overhearB Montan^h demurring at taking up forty-one.'/Spice of:i danger spfinkles deliclously over all. (Minute interval) Pilot evidently coerced, as machine rises In insolent splendor, with Itsr ljuman freight (6,020 lbs. -to be oxaot) and soars rafonola MtiaelE Of course, you realize tKey4^ue^�f'the^4)est music in your home. '- > .,,,-�: VU;-^ ^�'^-i-: That being so, you will -want a Columbian Grafonola, for tkat instrument /has always^-^proyed-:; the most permai^ntly Jatisf ^ Their remains the. selection of the righj; Columbia' model for yo^rl ^mi|^ Hprev y;^C;|^|tr' ^r give^you�ohecorbfolfin|f asltjraiicfei^y^(iwJi^iill.get your . full money's worth whatever Columbia yo^V^.c^hoose:, Everjy Cblunibia Gra^^ you-t^e vitmpst In volume and quality of tone, in grace |rtd be^^ design, in richne^vpf .|&nish,gin skilt^^l^o^ in cdnvenieftcil arid i^ep^n^ability oF^mechanilsm. The^^way to |)^^i^of^|^t be /irgued in type. It must be tested. Go to the nearest Columbia dealer ^ and m&ke this final and conclusive test. Co1mtA(aGmf