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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Till-: LKTlillUHXlK DAILY 1IKHAU) FIU1UY, DKCKMURR city of tba sod of which beeu "surrender- ed lo iavestlpailnr British" troops 'under Gen, mlghl more apily bfi called a plica of conflict: For ilairLy centuries its aciive, history has rechrdpd ihe'sirife of rulera ol church End "iytite, at repeated pillagy by vari- ous conqueror's, of unrest, intrigue and fanatical VIT inHjng the nations; nnd1 It haa lain quiescent so often when too exhausted itself or tbe cause ol such eihiusuon elsewhere that in- f-rtli has reduced U politically and physically lo small estate. OC the campa-ins against Jemsalam none was laves with more stratppo Jmpertenco vihan the preicat Olid Both tides in-the lullv appreciated that fact, and they picked cholca military talent to.deal With It. The defenas In charge of a member of the German General SlaJf, and Turkish sra thus i on the plane o( efficiency for which Berlin is noted. Gen. Ai- lenhy, the British command en wms en- of Field Marshal Hail's chief asaljiants on the ires tern (ronl, to whom In that field fell much of the preparatory work for e-ery important bj- forces. As a feat oi strategy tho capture o[ i Jerusalem involves possession of the Holy Land, opens ihe (rum the sea B.CIVM Asia Minor, and thus Ucally aasurw the success of move- n'-s of the alUes north of Bagdad. m territory thus al- lied control creates a new and nionac-1 Ing front ajalntt the Ottoman forces; Us results. It will forever dispel the German vision ot a Mlltcl- europa enpire. 11 I? said that the conference re- cently Initialed from Washington, and for woieh Col. House wad deepatehcd to improve the concert of nations engaged In fighting the took cognizance of the boKef that German ambition ivas eminently concerned In holding the Asia Minor zone, with Ihe cherished viev ot fu- ture Imperial extension there. Thus an important feature of the confer- ences will involve thai zone 2.5 one whoee low will foil matured and iixcd German plans.- With Palestine In the hands of the all the hinterland must go wltfc U and that control will hardly atala be relaxed for territorial cir political aggrandIwment by Ger- The future as well as the pres- ent IB ciaterlfclly affected by the TOYS AND GAMES Few items of goods .for holiday ;gifls constitute '.so important a line as.toys more partic-, :_ularly because of the manner m which they loom up 'when one considers the children. i What Would Christmas Be for children without Vgifts? What These terms cover a wide variety goods, 'articles costing a few cents others ing as many dollars. In a big variety ind it must rcmcmbcrvd.thzt white ES eifti for clilldnn tlMre M of .for THENTlETH CENTCRYBOOK STORE fire Houmt.ef r-OURTH AVtWJt PkweS13 y i i ri to. BAKERY vWc are now in position to tmke foe Christmas Cakes AWO Short Bread Price from Up ALSO WE HAVE Christmas Puddings 70 cents Per Pound See us before you buy your Christmas Box of Chocolates Country Promptly Attended to. L o r to. THiMD :AVt. PHONE campaign now iraglni. Sign of Military Persecution of the Jews has often )een A sign'ol mllliary despcrAiiou on the part of the defenders of Jaru- alerc. There was this ominous port 'ID from AleianJrla reporting that Ibe Turks, In cotnbiiiv ioa with Germans, were ttrocHles upon tbe Jeyrish' iSjiontes In Palestine, notably In Jaffa, where 5 were accused ot espionage, con- vie ted on false evidence before Qcr- msn court martial, or by confessions eshortcd by torture, and many of ihem ged. The transfer to Palestine; of jeruiau reintorcemeuh from ih lussiBTi front was recently reported. To military czperts Ibis presaged Iho 'all of the city. Jerusalem has so occupied Jhe thought of contending human .'ele- ments as lo have well earned -its as "cellos Of tbe werlil." ry great comiuerpr Nebu- chadnezzar and Alexander ihe urfat .0 XapoleoD concerted himielf with t. The recent sirujele lor 'possession' was but a continuation ot experi- ences to which It hu been eubject from (he earliest recorded' limes. It fas the capital of all [Etacl; later of thp Kingdom of Judah after It had been Ilrel lorn by revolt; Ihe city of DtTfcl and Its-home or Solomon In Ita pristine- glory; failing successively under the of the Assyrians, the Babylonians, the Per- sians, the Egyptians, the Romans; its people AQbdued, taken captive; de- ported, perKcuted be- fore history' bejnp to' ber'jnade'Iri stem Europe; the scene of the CnicJflxlon, Entombment, Resurrection and the course of liglona events from which Christianity spraBR; chief abode of-Hellenism in Minor; the'cheat of :covetous possession as a ihrlne throujh nhs r excitement'.of Crusades; aanctaary of the Holy Sepulcbre, and the Elte of bothTjbrlstiin and Jewish aspirations throujsh'tne" repent ceptur- of Moslem sovereignty; 1U Wonderful Vitality j Most of the cities'-whose affairs were treated by the historians of; Ihe Old Te5l a men I hare, cay, or iilter.ruliL, .the vitality of Jerusalem through all its misfor- tuneshas-held one .alte. pll- iemolitlonil and tbe --serteral havoc of war, age and ohaigiojj rulf, howeier, haVe exacted harsh" penal- tits ot Jeruiilerry'lo the 'degree thai the' original lopoaraphj. of the hill town has underiona varia- tions; hills raied and hollows tilled, boundaries, turned and extended, and the best BTldencejjf Jprnzir conditions. ban been left to jfllicovery'In" the last century, whenJ- afchaeolbgists have been setting to.adjust and recUfy the contentions religious and secular dispuUnls. One physical condition his remain- ed through the agea. The plateau on which Jerusalem .Is. located Always forbade hostile kpprpach except-from the north and was the -route of the anclenLJuarrlans when .'they advanced city, apt! no route was "allied forces, Geri. AllcibJ-' fbllpwea H of necessity. The surrender -of. the city fortun- tftieiy pierenled the repetition by-gun- of t.ie haTOc of ftlnner'coTjqueslE, when sacred ud profane'moauTfienls were levelled in the clailv'of inns or the the Invader. The Holy Eepalchre; the Glifisllan ille of hlatoric ftlll unsettled, ID Mecxm, has esciped but In earlier conoueata la .waa hot for- torjtte. Put Jitre sff as" lo leave aerionj doubt among icnolan In research aa to Ihe monument leaving the Tlew erudites, whether tte Holy Bepuichte Is now Ibe direct a pacJn.tem- Plt or If tha Imi lite may.not hare been occupied for 'centuries' by the chief moeqae of the .cltyi of Jotut According to authority .widely ac- cepted, Ihe lomb "of Jesus was Wiled la a garden belonging, lo Joseph of Aiimalhea, near or al the place ol crnciriilrw.nhlch the Greeks called Oolfotha, that name in Ihe BooX of tha- New .Testament...Ool- golhi "skull." The, Implica- tion Is that there waa a round knoll, suggesting by Its shape. IhV form of STRENGTH Life? greatest assets ,arc Health and Strength and without these existence be- comes intolerable. THE HUMAN BODY The Human IioJy, under the btst of condilions, n a fragile structure, easily susceptible lo cliiiuiic conditions, ovcr-rieatinfT. exerticn, menial and physical cmniioni. This subject requirei conjtant attention if heaJthrand iLrtngth are lo be continually irulrtaincd. The 'inoitlscn- iiblc method of health U TO consume food which produces it; 'The food proJucci health is, that which contains I'foieins and Fan. a pabiaMc liquid food containing, when mixed al] these netrsszry suSjUnccs i_ii a form that ii no! injiiriouit'i. the weakest For the easiest and moil pleajurablc to obuin just the right kitifl of nour- Krimcril -die hody; uecdsTjJriaV Cocpi the bejl auickesl results Cocoa. Packed also inattnciire round ten-cent and lialf-pound liaritip tht anJ nulrilious Cocoa pi' in the ordinary tin.i Watch for thii ntw ityle uf container. hat allliougli th'c account 'of 'the end tbe Tomb_oE Joseph' of Arimalhea'are related In dclair'ln the New Testa- sufficient Indications are "not. srjppllcd lo locale the actual position of the tomb with reference to the city. Golgolha was outside the "walls, but there Is no reason" to suppose, it was a hill, tbe expression o( "Mount Golgotha1' not having been used until centuries later. Adjoining Golgotha waa'a garden containing a roctfcui tomb, sucli tombs bclnfj common In the ylclnlty. It la not clear whether tbe toVnb of Joseph..was In lend eel' to ba a final rcatltiff place or a'tempor- ary-tomb, the Passover being at hand and the Intending to remove the body niter that ''Whatever may have been JITO- the accounts goes on, "Ihe resurrection on tnc first day of (be week, Icarlriy ttic tomb empty, luroed the attention of tho disciples from tile sepulchre to the, living presence of their Master, Allor He liad rlien ffuin Iho ilcarl place of His brirfal does not appear to have harl any'at- and.near abarp'deprea- traction for Ilia fullowerj, and thcro slon, aasoclatetr'Jn lerfefld Vlth the [3 nothing In ihfi writings of tho-flrsl name of Adam, wnoae skull, accord- ihren cenCurlca lo Inwl us to mippoae to that Iho actual roc-fc-rm by Shem, in the' cihlrd 'ot the .earth, regarded win special feelings of lo say wTielher -it wag purposely so placed because It waa the site of Ihe tomb of the Lord, or tho, selection or this position was "Constantino embraced Christianity about Ihe year.J31Z A.D. He attri- buted his victories to the- power nf the Divine Cross, which waa placed on Ihe ensigns of [he After the greal council o fthe church at Nlcaca In that pfece where the Church of thr tines not mention tbo cross directly, Holy Sejiulchrc now slanda. but it 'and lays more Hlrcss on the.recovery ol the sepulchre: writers Imply that the creat wlsli o[ Ihe em- peror and of-hls mother, Helena, who vlslled Jerusalem for the purpose, was lo find the Holy Crosa.-.. "Thp task of flntltnff the toinii mid the wa's inslfusted' to Dlshop WTiether (ho bishop waa guided In Ills selection of Iho site uy IradJIIon or not Is dllllcul', lo nay, hut ho decided thal'-lhc was 325 AJX, the cmjieror decided to find 1 under lladrinn's Temple of Venus, fly the slle.'i.of the crucifixion and resur-i Imperial -order the iemple waa re- rectlon and to bulltl a at this i and -a rock-cut Jewish lomb place. 11, Is difficult from the BC- which lay below was Identified ns (lie counls of Eusehlua lo jay 11 the main sepulchre of'the Lord. In r.noMirr objeut or Conatar.tlne was to finil the cavity, ot the feel lo EcpulchVe of Ihe Lord or the cross (east, Hhreo. crosses' were discovered, upon wh'Ich ,Hc suffered. Kuseblus which were assumed to be'.ihe crosses upon which Jcsui Cnrlil and the tw- Ihlovca were crucllleil, Iho ..cross o Jesus being hlenllfied by 1U power o healing the Mount Qolgothi "Immediately on receipt of Inlcll gencc of Ihla remarkable discover; ihe emperor Macarlus 01 dering fi7la5lnlfcci] buildings Two churche built, one over Ihe lomb and th other, which wes larger and gramlci over Ihe place where ihe crosses hn been fouml. Hctyo'en Iho church; waa a small lilil, which Tvas Idenlli'lu as Mount Golgotha." "In the Church of San Purtetizlan at Home is 'a. moaale Bllppoficd'tp been exertutcd'Lln Ihe [ourlh or fift: (.Conllnued on Pago U) Luke's "place called' utilizes a Oreelc word Jrom whose J.alln equivalent "CaIvary'T[ The New Testament locatWrJolgb'lbi out. iMo the city pqly; 'that direction do. .from, ihe old city debouch upon a. plain, aa was flrsl remarkAl bf Ibe b'litorlan Ease- IB Us Hie at tonitihllne, Iho emptroriosvert, '.fa the fourth centJrjr. Kuieblua any'offl- order to Mlkt mrcK (or the trJe ol (Se dealh irid "res'ur'recllon or Jesos. He jays ihe place ha'J been bvled dee; la rnUlilr, .and 'cm ptremtnl teM orer It t temple lo litd teen The- temple WM destroyed .command the Ihe lomb of cirwd when lo ttnong the Chrtiilati eat doubt of Vtrlobi the irmt Joy alM the dlscpvor. oration. "Whether oven 2 recollccllon'ot i Ihe elte was iircBerteil traililicnally Is j tlountfnl. There aro -rflaDy co'n- sldcr thai (he early C'hrlsllans coillrt not have forgonen the exact locntky of go linporanl a place; on -the con- :rary, others maintain that trj-tlis of Jcaus Ohrlil It was Ihe Tact of Ihe resurrection (hat Was'im- portanl and not Lhc timply tomb, that knowJedse of llio later was "lost, during Ihe Tkluliudea from Jerusalem suffered In the yMrs.'silc- ceellng Ihc cruclflilofi; "Aliout forly -ycari-after, Ihe cnlcl- flxlon Ihe great rcroll of the Jewish people agilntil the! Homfnn iooi! place, anil ended the siege and capture of .lerunalein by Titus. 1'Hpr to Ihe alCKo ihe Chrtnlltni, followlnc the ordcf of their Master, had retttwl lo Iho city of 1'elln, of Joriiat, ami Iho date of (heir return to Jeru- salem Is uncertain. Whether any of thb dcsclplen rtlltriieil after triumph of the Ilomans and rec the lomlj of'Chrtat (f finde conjecture. Hadrlan'l lo "Among [he HW- rlan; fthoul A.fi. CIGARS THAT MAKE THE MAN SAY "THANK YOU" AS IF HE MEANT IT often a man is (lie recipient of a gift that he', doesn't care snap about. He oftimes lays'it aside and forgets all about it. A box of our cfRars IR fihllroly different, Ho Bays "Thank you" In n way lhat fee your and tfl not saying it out of mere All the best kniwn brands for Bale sixes, flhapca 'nntl of lo one hundred. In Ciirieiliiaa arifl'regular THEARCADE CIGARS, Ml... ;