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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HERALD PAGE THIRTEEN How Whole Turkish Army Was Corralled by British Telegram flow war operations have ac Itally ceased in Huropn and Asla ll may bo expected irtoro complete and interesting facts Nm come from time to the get n little leisure to catch up with correa This Is shown by an In teresting letter Just received from Harry who was or ttmate enough to we with Al lonhy when the Brttlsh In made their phenomenal re cord ol corralling some ninety per of the Turkish army In that district almost without a Anger Is a son of n7 Brunswick and will bo remembered by his clnsi ns a graduate of tho Univer sity of Toronto in where lie had proceeded from Ifarbord Ills specialty nt the University Hhgllah history and In which ho received honor Later ho entered Osgoode Hall In 11 and was called to tho bar In attack from that them that no possible event break all ray communications the necoivd I also registered many Including on the where we had met the est and was all ready fnr the secoind Finally It was de cided lot another who had cavUirod hill on tho flank of I was not tho real hut brigade asked seeing that had BOOH everything the before and knew what to and had Istered those batteries during the i Hreln with linger on from tho aoH other mans land sen Vinefa Altrl KiiRlish put a stono In for my own HIM muble to frame That propo prlnrlnlrseomed to have prevailed in the Turkey i wttrdff whlcl pointed and say ing Cavalry nnd South west nnd Pompom hero j In meaning ending with lull arfrt Two priceless ItirtlduNjji 1 of asri I ho Fandrye Justice with t tho fruit he familiar the civil and It was consistent solo with common sense and fair dealing i Tollie Ifilfl 2 IihSt a man should be allowed to enter it was held that as anothers Und to gather hlg own It that OSrrtami hot rfcotfUe the civ were At one our cavalry Vntne to It whnn the machines nil and hld till they cnme One machine carried despatches from flonstwntl nople to the Turkish commanderln the rruit run n in anoincr mare At tho other aerorlnuno nil land the oyner may fetch it on the for the proposition that tnonglt A tnftrt inn chin en were In but ourpitmen wnolrt HiMiller In the xth of Kriwfird rtulwjitt on a hedge and fell on to another mans i There Col Rood might remove nuisance ho could In general appropriate the mater ials which caused the nuisance and them to bin own The apple trees and the apples on them were tho plaintiffs real When the defendant picked tho plea he commltteM nn act of trespass and the severance altered the legal status of the apples nnd they became plain tlffn That personal of he plaintiff tlid defemt aiit anM thereby the abplos to his For that tho plaintiff entitled to flew low over nnd prevented any rifling or niiyone leaving till our cav airy arrived and bagged the Surrender Without a Shot things urn Itfcwas lay I done in two and after all sere s and had found a magnificent that happened was Ihc mere work of 300 yards to watch the at tack and direct artillery fire from my So I did and corrected the It was in the and blasted work off the and wan taken without oppo That is what could have hap pened the llrst night If 1 had had so you can sec way I was so because it wrts my and could have boon pro i M L aim LW 1914 subsequently entering tho part I can t grouse I 4 t o mi liMia nn r nershlp of Orovcr Anger quisled In later receiving a commis sion m tho Imperial service nnd be 4iig drafted to where be attached to the 53rd Division A It will bo remembered that to Mian dflighter of Strathehm was anuoriifcnd just pre vious to his Bailing for Egypt In 14 other on hills on both sides of mo had their Wires cut for hours at dawn of tho 20th all the gi oiiml I could see wan in llritisli and the Infantry wore Htill Daring Stroke The captain called me told to crash on with a heliograph and find a certain battalion wo were to and flash the VIOUS tO HIS Bailing 101 l wu Wliu H91G M6ut Angers letter is dated j news hack to him at a certain point j here from historic and hnt1 voi jcads us follows Grand British Victory I am nt last able to write you another My last to you was on September what has not happened since then I am miles behind the IllijB wher I wrote were bruised by that last with thQ the present no further fighting be cause there no of know reason for oyen though our little war does riot loom very largo compared To that In still It is an im portant war out farreaching in its present and future There has been one Of the grandest British victories in the history of so the papers have boon jubjlant the great As you remember in my letter of tho 16th I Was bursting tojaunch a great sudden offensive from the sea to the and that I had been for weeks detailed to act as an at the start of buUl dared not tell you the time for a the success of fensive was dependent on its September 18th I had told you that I had for i the head along with seven be instructed in some new wrinkles to he Zero night was the alght of the Our artillery had boen changing posltionH and bom ti which ho would move the bat I found the battalion on a hill several miles and fin ally got tho battery to Twas nice interesting but two days without food had made me pretty and my leet climbing hills so We got a posi tion and Johnny during the and found him concentrat ing in certain points he evidently intended to defend Then our staff decided on a grand daring and successful and 1 am reaveallng no military secret when I say they decided to crash through on an extremely narrow at a weak take the artillery of the division with and ignore Johnnys forces in the strong lorclng them to sur render when We moved that night at 1 and had Crossed the skyline of a hugf hill and plateau all on one road by and had gone milos iaiuL Then news came at that our ojv the coast had on ioumllng ill the Wo laugh oil holplesHly at the thought of the Turks on Ihc strong hills we had so IOIIK overlooked finding themselves forced to surrender n They had to walk into San Allah and surrender to the Army Service Corps and water supply Is simply and every tlmo wo thought of it we laughed till It We arc back resting within sight of about two hours ride on In Land of You may be wondering whore T tun nnd as I have carefully avoided menllonlng t can say without1 the censors reproach that I am in in the land of our camels water Jacobs Tomorrow wo move back into the land of from where we tin there is plenty of water and It is I shall not see Nablus yet but hope to in the also tho sea of Galileo a magic name for and oven that our Allenby will in good time show us tlie sights of A NEIGHBORS APPLES English Court Decides as to Right to OverhangingFruit London Judge sitting at Maidstone delivered a considered judg ment on a question of interest to fruit The had 10 apple trees on his own land from the Branches of these trees th the The de fendant picked oft thp and the plaintiff has been awarded damages for Thq de fendant based his right to pick the ap ples on his right to lop the overhang ing branches on which the apples i His Honor the defendants right to lop could not be contested Will the Christmas Gift Please as Much as You Hope It you allow us to supply it For we know so well what is liked best and our entire stock is made up of gifts of that sure to choose the right one if you select it JEWELRY is dignified and distinctive yet the prices have been kept down to a low You can rest assured lhat the gift sent from this store will receive a hearty BraceleU to Wrist Watches to Bureau Sets to Vanity Cases to Diamond Rings to Bar Pins to Necklaces to Lavallieres to ngnt lu lop could not be uuniBHieu it me troops assumingthat it was done in a reason the coast had crashed forwar 1 way in accordance with the cus on to the of Esdraclon tom Of fruit farmersat a propbr weic cutting ou the army opposiiif unneceasary injury j to the When were Up Down Valleys thatMlidfjlot give tho Johnny at tmce began to defendant any property in Ihem or in dandle and we after igy the InUt onothenii Irttlaw tlie branch noring all hills we leavfis ol fonnerly savored of ing their garrisons to be rounded up real prqperty by severance iKirdlug different parts of Johnnys Many tirnoB during the day become personal the pro line for weeks before so that We drew upto but had to litnperty remained in the the be was in a fog as to where the atber up and as Johnny was Lord Halsbury said re going so We crashed on up trees hills and down valleys and across attachefl to amiform of thesoil and finally drew up in realty severed tion to fire oh the hills just this1 side of There an extraor tack was to come Oil the of the 7th wo moved into our final situated in a fig with all the trees laden with ripe and luscious and the ground coverI Wright THE CITYS LEADING JEWELER v Established 1898 ed with huge Malaga be yond description I ArriyM On of tlie lsth T walked several miles to to the colonel of tho infantry battalion an dinary thing The divis ion on our left were capturing Nab and Johnny was running to ward The captainwas at the sent me a message to bring in four guns as toon as pos with whom I was to advance that sible into theplain below I or T had lunch with and made all to meet him at 8 at the jumpingoff I laid telephone wire to that point at and was promptly on time at S Zero did not arrive till about 10 and at once the guns began to and the infantry to go forward all along the Our battalion was to lake their first bill without artillery sup dered all the guns to come to the and the whole kaboodle mov ed When we got around a hill and started down a steep rough road to tho plain we saw another battery which had reached the so we thought they must see pood and were hastening to get at When wo reached the level wo and Beveridge galloped port and then press on over another i ahead clearing the road of infantry valley and take two other on who were We trotted and the which our guns were to Bitter Hours We crossed first valley and the Infantry cheered madly as wo Thats we crossuu iancj and the stuff to Wo finally took our first and it was iuighty oantered Into a pracjticaily open posl exeitlng for Then came tho bitj tlon and swung into line with Halt terost hours of my I had Action front lilco on extraordinary efforts to prevent a Lords parado ground in cadet break of communications with the ami at once shooting at Johnny artilleryand thought out all com i trying to retreat on his only rernaln tlngencles and prepared for them boj road of retreat down into the Jor You cuu therefore imagine jan which we how furious I in spite blocked that for Our infan of my my wire communica tioiiH were broken and remained so till As 1 wo took our first objective bjit second one was the sceneof bitter and though the Sikhs from fought gallantly till thoy could not takethe If 1 had bad communication I could have done certain with our bombard that would have made tho cap tore of tho hill but though I every effort through the am was all over the my communications femuined broken till and we just lay down under when the infantry retired to j the vehicles in our clothes to sleep our captured j iho pinup of the for Ilmd placed an inluiiHo ururcoly any for three The of high oxploaivo ehclU in our firs next tlip wo sent miles back to try soon reached the spot we were firing but not before we and A Battery the battery we had first seen trotting had been by two of latter had seen us both gallop into action and fired at but had to run and leave his It was a fitting end the two days and wo and A Battery only two the division to advance quick enough to do the Enemy Word came late in the afternoon that Johuny was surrounded on ajl valley and cut my wire lotii 1 recommended one of my signallers for a decoration for mending each horses miles back to where there was for where wo were there wus Wo just loafed the Verymidst of bar1 about for two resting and look The jiaptain gladly awarded and approved my report on IHH gal lant nnd I think he wiy gpt his ImlUliou I wiih liig for It came fast and we learned that it was true that the wholo Turkish army between the Jor lost nearly ull their ludiuu Qlllccrs Uuu und the sea was cut and and a of now prisoners repcirted and that bill ccene and 1100 and it was all done In of the bitterest lighting J along our two We had gone 12 lilies The Sikhs behaved in a manj through tho heart of the highest ner gallant beyond nnd I mountains and on the coast the cay dont vbelieve another sneer will bo i airy bud gone between 30 and 40 raised Ht Indian as you tuvmi from which a railroad our army is nuulo Up of leads to captured1 Know What to Expect The next the I volun and on the Jordan plain tho and Desert Corps took teered toact again in the second and so Johnny attack that was to be made that and was detailed 1 and my signallers worked ull tlat bad nowhere to Described by Turk One Turkish prisoner described the 4ay at and made i affair to UK us follows He drew With a Big Assortment Toysy Mechanical Picture in endless variety sn Phbriograph Manicure Fbunt ain Willards Forkdipt Chocolates imiiimiiiiim SATRDAY We received today a special shipment of Choice Creamery Butter which will be put on sale tomorrow This is the best butter rahie in the Reduction on BEEF Choice Roasts 20c At Standard Prices Popular Reprints at 85c THE KPNM i ALIJN fl i1 I W H s STORE Our bookshelves are well stocked with for every popular PHONE 1487 Choke of PORK VERY FINE Home Cured BACON at special prictt Tomorrow Only LARGE SELECTION OF CHICKENS AND FOWL BURNS PALACK MARKBT THIRTEENTH PHONC 431 Canidi Foied aoard RtUll MAIN MARKET THIRD AVENUE SOUTH 41 ANO 13M I Canada ioard RtUII I7H2 DOMINION MARKET 4TH AND PMQMf v RtUil i ;