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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FUIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1918 THE LETHniUDGE DAILY. HERALD PAGE THIRTEEN How Who|e Turkish Army Was CorrMled by British I ' /'' ', fTorbnto .Telegram) T^ow that war opsratlonH have ac-taally ceaspd in Burope and .Asia, It .; inay ,be 'oxpected 'ftiat niprp complete: and intbriEisiin^' '"fdfcts Srlii 'coin'c" froiM' time toitimft'as .ttt??bQyp^'get a lUtle: leisure to ;C,atc.hj,ui). with their correa-. poiulenqoV' This'is' shown by an In-.terestlug letter just; received from 'ilileut; ' Hftrry: Angdr, who was foi>-' ttfnate oiiough to- W6 with'denwal JA.1-' Jonby whoJi � ibo BrkJsh. troops In i 'Palestihe' niade' th61r> phenomenal ro? 'cord oJ! t'orraJJIng''sorhd'!ninety per ; cent, ot th'o'Turkish- army In that 'district' alniost -vvlthou't a casualty. Ijfout. 'Anger Is a son of Mr. W. H. Anger, 97 Brunswick Ave.,. Toronto, and -will be romenibered by hlsclass-malea as a. graduate of the ��'Unlver-' slty of Toronto in 1906, whdre he had proceeded ' from Harbord Collegiate. ,- His Hpecfally' at the University was * Bhglish history and moderns, in wlilch he- received honor ' standing. Later he entered Osgoode Hall in , 1911 and was called,^to the, bar in , i 1914, subsequently enferihg 'thb partnership of. 'Dentoh;'�.' but our - planes flevv-'lbw- ovbr it a:nd' prevented-- any rising 6r anyone leaving till our cavalry arrived and bagged the lot. � * Surrender Without ^ Shot "Well, things are over. ItA-was done in two days, and after that all that happened was the mere work ot rounding up the priaoners. We laughed helplessly at the thouglit ot the Turks on tho strong hills wo had so long overlooked finding themselves forced to surrender without n shot. ' They had to walk Into San Allah and; surrender, to the Army Service Corps | and water supply officer. It l.s simply; priceless, and every time we thought' ot It we laughed till It hurt. ' "Wo' are back resting Tyithin sight of Jerusalem, about two hours' . rido*; on a'horse. in Land of IVIa;nas8et _ , "�you may be wondering where T am now, a-nd as I have carefully avoided mentioning events, T can say without the "censor's reproach that J am in Canaan, In the land of Mannsset, our camels water at Jacob'.'!' Hill. Tomorrow we move ' y/i^i express this, propo cl^)^ than )tiii?; familiar JliiitjfiiuV solo, solo rs'v!'t'bllie (.1619 2 ,J41) it was held that as JM-^^ ih^fof^Mid the nasi" ailbo.wiiglej p| il^^iller V. Faniirye, (162� Popham, Ifil), Mr. ,Ju�tl6e'ilS|,lji6Idge Hftirt that he agreed fwlth'We/c w5 In 'the -Stb ot Edward }o |V.-:'r*'>^ fjfee_,grow on a hedge and ^; -'.."IL the 'friilt tjTl 'oii to another man's j There'Seemed'toj,tho Gerrtaus would 'hofa-^ogaitte the tl^K *W W1rVi^^^0I'%noth�i authorltyj; �.Jlx'i.iil-.ik might remove a nuisance yet he could not in general appropriate the materials which caused the nuisance and convert them to his own use. The apple trees and the apples on them wore the nlaintlff's real nroperty. When the defendant picked tho-ap-. pies he committed an act of trespass and'the severance altered-the 'logai itatus. of the;-apples and they ..becama ,the jJlaintl'rrs ol^attels. That personal l-jiroperty of �ho pHintitf the'dsfend-afat sold, aiird thereby .convortodJ;th6 ajjples to hls:oVn use. For that -wrong the plalntlft.;*'a8-;o�tltlea- to costs. 1 ^ - � > N news back to him at a certain point to which he would move the batters'. I found the battalion  on a hill- several miles' ahead, and finally got tho battery to heliograph; another letter/ My-last to-yftu.-was j �Twas'- nice-interesting work,,, but on September 16th. My, what has two days without food had made not happened since, then! I am nie pretty exhausted, and my [eet miles b^"ind".tlie j^|li�;Vher9 I wrote j were'-bruised-^.; Ijy .climbing hills so that teqt .Jetter,i'.,wHh thq .vista itt;'/)�ten. i'n. tlis.;d'arK..: We'got a posl-present *of no further, .fighting be- tion and ilieUwil 'Jpbnny' during cause vthSre .i� no enamy- to  fight;-the -day,-and -found hJm concentrat-You, of'course, know"'., .the reason ij,g -in certain points'he evidently why, for ev,en though our little war iiflended to defend hard. Then ' our scarce here. I shall hot see NabluS yet awhile; but hope to In. ' the' future, also the sea of Galilee (a magic namo for me), and- even that our Allenby will in good time  show us the sights Of Constantinople. ,A NEIGHBOR'S APPLES English Court Decides as to Right to Overhanging 'Fruit (London Times). Judge Parry, sitting af Maidstone' yesterday, de'livered a considered judg- dops- 'no^t loom very large' compared idlvislonal. staff decided .on a gfand ^^^^^ ^ question of interest to fruit ill It la an Im- j, daring and supcessfuV s,lroke, and I growers. The plaintiff,- Mr. W. F. i to- that.':fn ISjirppe, sti portant war out here, far-reachihg in its present and future- effect. Tliere has been one Of the grandest British victories in the history of warfare, so the papers must have been jubUant at the great news. "As you remember in my letter of thti 16th-t Was bursting to ^launch a great sudden offensive from the sea to.the, Jordan,' and that,;^ I had been for weeks detailed to act'as an F.O.O. at the start ot It, biit;! dared not telKj^oad by da-ivn. aW had gone " ' "Then -Uhie news am reaveallng no military secret j^^^ ,3 tree's on'his own when I say they decided _ to^ crash . ^^^^ gj^ j^om the boundary. Branches of these trees overhung, th? .Iqu;! . Of . through on an extremely narrow" front, at a weak point, take all ;the artillery of tlie division with them, . jg^a^^ pi^j^g^, ^pj,,^g off the .brajich-and Ignore 'Johnny's' forces in ; the gg_ the plaintiff has been awarded' the defendant, Mr. Booker. The de- stvong points, lorclng them to surrender when passed. ' "We mov.ed that night at 1 a.m., and had crossed the skyline of a hugf"hill .and plateau �10 damages for ponygrsion. .The defendant based-his right to pick the apples on his right to lop the overhanging branches on which the'�apples all on ''One-gf^^y.. I y � .v ipUes:. His Honor said;:that the defendant's ' came :j.,gijj. [g cdVU.rnot be contested Septe^niUer. 18th on'to the plaii^. of, jBsdraelon .and torn of fruit farmers at a piop^r s'ea-*;;' .,^.the'^21st, -ihat our troops assuming-that ifwas done in a reascin-�^coaBf. had .crashed . forward  able wav-^m accordance with tlip cus "T.had told ,you that I had /--been ! were cutting off the army opposing so,_ and"TV^hout UDnepess/iry mjury'.* tor ft^wqek ^af tbecdlvlsiona^^^^^^^ ....  ^ to the trefe''^V^hen the branches were I quarters, 'iilong w^i'tli seven Others^to be Instructed' in some new wrlnkXs ^ 8ev6rfed4-.!hawaf(Wri--tliat5afdJi)ot. give the ske-. defaitaant^.aniyy.^^rflpe'irtwin'r^bfem or in iS\ �- -------- �- "-� Up Hiils, Down Valleys 'Johnny' at Once began to to be adopted. "Zero" night was the daddle. back, and we after him, ig-,ltheirflibonv-fheraj," Iitelaw'lie branch-:iight of the 18th. Our artillery had norihg all the. hills we passed, leav-';es or �f1'u^'wb'"icli foriSerly savored of been changing t/oaiUonB and bom-i inn- tVipir ^arrisoiis to be rounded un'roni Ti-i-nnirrf-u-; hnfVitiiQ*'>>-ir aairavmna barding different line tor weeks be \vas-in a fog tack was ito come of^. On the hlgl^t of the Tth ^wfi moved Into our final -position, situated in a fig grove, with all-'tho trees laden with ripe and luscious-vflgs, and the ,;grp^nd cover- i1 � �� side of . Natfliis. Thero an extraor dinary thing happeA^d. .;;;Th'e divis ion on our left -were capturing -Nab lus, and '.Tohnny' was running to-i walked Several-  miioo -^^Z^ � f'^s;.r.Tb.e captajn '.lyYaS.at ', the, made an plans,-arranging. /to . meet; ^ront,' ind the'Vhole kaboodle mov- ber up and move ''on, as Mohnny was,' treev' As liOrd Halsb going =s6>quick.i; We-craBhed on up, XinMlp-jrgO ,-C.t)>, ^ST^ a..- wooo hills and down valleys and across, at lacheQ .to and form jia,rt of the -401! plains, and finally drew up in', ac- ;they are real if; if'-'.they-^are sevewd-? tion,.to , flr^, oh tlie .hills ^ Just ; this-.r--;. ^ ^ " '�%�'�.�' ft^j/"!'* Will the Christmas Gift ]Piease I as Much as You Hope? It caft--and will-if you allow us to supply it :$2IOiDi to $99^^^ Wrist Watches - - - - - '^$,90 to^$i25;(l Bureau Sets - w >� - iJjSlo $l85:0tt Yanity Cases - - > - - SlJSO to Diamond Rings---r-r Bar Pins - - - Necklaces -Lavallieres - him at 8 p.m. at the Jumping-off place. , I laid telephone wire to that point at .sundown, and was promptly on time at 8 p.m. "Zero" did not 'arrive till about 10 p.m., "and at once �tho guns began to thunder, and the infantry to go forward all along tho lihe'. Our battalion was to tal^o their first hill without artillery support and' then press on over another valley ari^ take two other hlUs, on which.-pur.guns were to play., - -^ I BitterfHours-,,-'.V ; "W;e' crossed .our. first yallei; and ed away, . - "When we got' around a hill and started down a steep "rpngli road to jthe plain we saw another battery which haid Veaohed the level, bo, we thought they must see good targetp. and were hastening 'to gat at them. 'When we reached � the level We trotted, too, and Beveridgfe galloped ahead clearing the road of infantry who were, advancing. We � trotted swiftly,- ;^nd the infaiitry. cheered madly we went, sbouitfng, 'Thai's tiie .stuff ;Jo give-them!':''Wo fiially took oiie first hill,'and it was mighty 'cantered into a praatica/l'y open posl tion and swung Into line with 'Halt!' 'Action . front!' Just. like on ' the excitlrfg .for. me. Then came the bit terest iiours of my life. I had made , _______ ,,,....., .__ - -oxtraordlriary eiTOrtB' to, 'prevent a i Lord's parade' groiirirfTh "Cadet dajis, \ brealt, 'of cbmmunicationa with the and were a-t bnce-Bbooting at 'Johnny' | ,  ftrttllery- a%d- ''tlrought'diit'-'^all- ''coni j li-ylnfe' fc&'V^trgffl-'dh'fats onty'renia � tingeuoles and prepared for them beforehand. You can; .therefore Imagine how furious I 'was,,bBcause, in '^spite. of , effprts; iny/wire com'feunications''''Wer6- broken and remained so till dawn. As I say, .we tooli; our first gbjectlve easily,^ bjit oiftvsecond One was-the acene'.'i4.C fitter "iaghtlng, and though th^ intantr^, Sikhs f'frorii India, fought gallantly till dawn, thoy could not take;the hill. If I had had communication I could' have done cerlaltij tUJng^.,I, Bade eVei'y effort through the"' nlglit, an4 was 'all-'over "the shop,' my ing road ot retreat down Into the; Jqr-' dan, plain, which; we .oyerlooked.'.|"We blocked that ro'f)jd;for;him;.' Our infoB-; t)fy'f soon reach'ed: thfe spot we wete firing at, but hot before we and 'A' I s^en us^bet& 'giilliop ''liito action '-'and fired at ub; but had to run and leave i his guns. - It was (V fitting end fc^-' the I two days' war, and wo and .'A' Bajtofy ' .yi(Mfi. lhe,i.opJy.jtwoHn..tlle^|vi3icai' ,^o acl'vance quick enough "ito do the tfiqk. I,;:',, 1,Enemy Surrounded. 4 I "Word came late in theafte^o^n -' , - >'^. Y - - that 'Johimy' was .snrroVinded on^ all !;�l!!?"ltf!*T,^f.l�'l'}i! "Jiis�es._ anjj.. Wo, just lay -down under dawn-, Tirheii the infantry..ye.tlred ,� to our first'captured liill. ^.lohnhy placed an Intense barrage of high explo^^ive shollB In our first valley and cut' my wire tenj times,, T recommended one of my signaliers for a decoration for njending each brdafer^n tlie fery^midat of thfl^ barrage.' t The jOiaptaih gltoly awarded and ap'prQvea my teponit on'his gallant'.conduct, and I think he wiy gpt his ..medal. ,The.-halj*IIon Iiwas; wU;h lost nearly,,all .itbeiiV' Indian. -QilVcfers - and .N,C.0;fs fwi} a: pouple.,of British, oflicers, uTid- thdt .liiU waajUio scene-of. tho-.bltterest;fighting�> along"our front /The,Sikhs-.behavedi.'lnta man-^ ner gallqnt: bpyond desqplptlon, s and T dou'-t\bel,leYe' another- snear'/.wlll ;be ralatd-bt-Indian, troops,1 for, as yo"u kno-W, ibMr Awtfy! dS^taiad* lip'-of them, Know .What to Expict i V ^; "The next day,, tho IDth, X -volunteered-to'act again in the second', attack that was to.be made'that ni^ht, and was' detailed accordingly. 1 and mjr slgAallers worked all that tiie yghicles in,'jour clothes to sleep | the ^^ep of the , ju?t, for I^ihad' scarcely any 'for three days. \!TEe next day, tlip 22uS, we. sent .;the Ijorses . miles back to camp, -wliero �there was water, 'for where we were each I there was ,nonp. 'VV'e.,ju6t lo;afed\ � abio'nt for. ty^o days,'jeStlng^jvand fook-,,lhg-for news. f ' -^'""'(i [ "It came - fast -enough, ' and 'wo learned that it was true that.the wholtt Turkish army between the-Joy-dan and-,the. sea.-was out -off, and. i|p to now 60,000 prlsouens are i repOTte^I and-300; guns, and ,It was all doJb ^ two';^ays.. V Wie'" had gone 12 -^ilfes throuKlr the heart of / the hl^e^t mountains and on ,the coa'Bt.' the1'ca|-/ili-yftad gonft-betwefen 30'and 40 i4^Jes, �;t(ikt?in "Haifa," from which a raifead lead^ to Damascus, Captured'"Nazafetl, antl'bn the Jordah'^'plaln-the Aiwafs -aftd Desert'Cpriis took-BelBau, Btooit and practlcall'y-Amman;- so 'Joli|ny' had nowhere to go. , ' � \ \ Described by Turk ' ; ' ' "One Turkish pH8o"ner described jthe' day at' comraunloatlons, and maden,affair-to us -as'follows: He dre\t'sa g: ;MtK.xL Big Assortmerit'of En [^ch|tTi||M Toys, l^ooks. tVoard / j MAIN MARKET f, ,' V . THfRb AVENUE SOUTH] ] 'WPMONES^AIJ^^ND 13M;u; ' 'Canadai If^o^^ Board r-, ;  '.Ralall �'Lleente ,-No.**?.7�5?,% ; : ^ DOMINION ilARKET,^':.V COR. 4TH AVE. AlilD 6TH ,#Tj * '-1 ;