The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on July 6, 1918 · Page 7
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

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tt T T»11T-*J»* SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1918 THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA. PAGE Albert ADep EX-GUNNER AND CHIEF *.* JIS? 0 ^ ° F TM E FOREIGN LEGION OF FRANCE CAPTAIN GUN TURRET. FRENCH BATTLESHIP CASSAPJV WINNER OF THE CRO'X DE GUERRE CHAPTER XI. Action »t lh« Dardanelles I mado twelve trips to the Darda- la aC, tb* Cassnrd acting g?n as convoy to troop ship*, bat one trip was much Ilka ano'her and I cannot remember all the details, go I will gire only certain Incidents of Die Tojages that you might find Inter (Stlnf. We nerer pot Into the Dardanelles without being under fire -- bnt besides saying so what Is there to write about In that' It wa., Interesting enough at the time, thxigh. you can take It from mi" I Coming up to "T" bench on. our third trip to tho Dardanelles, the weather was as nast; aa any I hire rrer seen The rain was iweeftag along In sbeeta-- treat big drop*, ind flrivan by the wind In regular volloys Toxi conld see the "wind comlny by the line of white against a swell where the drops hit Aa we ronnded the point, the teas tot choppier, and there were cross nrrets backing the ship from every ingle. It seemed Ton could not see two hundred yards away, the rale 6ALL.IPOUa.Mb PAKZVkNELUCS «Un Hernmi a la M«r! ·a* ao tklek. and the combers were stwkhtf omr oar bows tbra* a mla- ·ta. Tte «·/* here la pretty daat*r- ·ajfc ao we went In very siowty and laid flu sounding line *otng until Its VHP-IMP* waded loader than a ma- (sssMfoa IB action. I wa* on th» (tarboard bow at th» ttsw aad bad tamed to watch aom* (VU*a pokjn* at the scarpers to *ain »e water off the deck. Bat the ·rappers had twtn plugged and they wan having a hard tlas of It. Tbe ·flew OB the bridge. In oUskla*. waa walking tap and down, wiping off the bostntaa end of his telej-ope and try- la* to dftds* the rain. All at the gar- MM bat one left the scuppers on tbe starboard side and started acroax deck* to port. The other chap kept go fooling around the scuppers. Then I aaw a big wave coming for as, Jost off the starboard bow aad I grabbed bold of a stanchion and took a deep breath and held on Waen my bead showed above water ainiln the other end of the wave was Jmt passing over tbe place where the garbles had been and the officer was shouting-, "Tin hornme a la rner' He shouted before tbe man really was overboard, because be saw that the wave would get him I rnhed back to tbe port bow and looked back, for the wave had carried him clear across the decks, and saw the poor lad In the wnter, trying to fend himself on* from the ship's side Bnt It was no go, and the port propeller blade* frst carved Mm Into bits. On cor homeward voyage we received word again by wireless that there were Zeppelins at sea. We did not believe this and It'proved to be ·none. Bnt there wew other stories and taller one*, told us by one of tbe wireless operators, that some of the farble* believed. This chap was the real original Baron Monchansen when It cane to yarning, and for a while he had me (Ding too Be would whisper some startling- tale to us and make TIS promise act to tell, as he bad picked it fromajome other ship's message, and tbe Old Han wontd spread-eagle him If he fonnd It ont. They probably would have logged him. at that. If they had known h* wa» fllltait aa fall of wind the way be did. Hs told me one time that Henry Ford bad Invented something or other for locating nbs mllea away, and also aaother device that wonld draw the rab right op to It and swallow It wtnie. He had a lot of other yarnt. that I cannot remember, bat I did not believe him because I saw he was picking ont ·certain men to tell certain yarns to-- that Is, spinning them where they would be moi-e sure of being believed and not Jnst spinning tbem anywhere. So I got pretty tired of this staff after a while and when we put oat from Brest on tbe fourth voyage I cot this fellow on deck la rough weather and began talking to him about tbe ebap who had gone overboard the time before and had been cut op by the propeller I pretended tbat, of course, be knew all about It -that tbe Old Man had had this farby pushed overboard became he was too free with his month. But this did not seem to do any good, ao I had to think up another way When we were out two days I got bold of our prize liar again. I flgnred tbat be would be mpentitlons and I wan right I said tbat of course be knew tbat a snip cauld not draw near Oape Hellea and get away again unless at least one man was lost, or that, If It did get away, there would be macv casualties aboard I said It had always been that way and claimed that the Old Man had pushed this garby overboard because someone had to go I said on our other trips no one bad been sacrificed and that was tbe reason we bad suffered so much, and that the Old Man hud been called down by the French minister of the navy. I told him the Old Han would pick on whatever garby he thought he could beet spare; That was all I bad to tell him father be thought the' Old Man knew of bta yarning or else he did not think himself of much account, for he dls appeared that very witch and we did not see Mm again until we were on tbo homeward voyage and a steward happened to dlr Into a provision hold. There was our lying friend, with a life belt on, another under bis head. aad tbe bight at a rope around his waist, fast asleep Why i. had the rope I do not know, bet he was scared to death and thought we were going to chock him overboard at once. I think be must have told the officers everything, because I noticed them looking pretty hard at me--or at least I thought I did, maybe It was my conscience, If I may brag about having one--and I thought one of the lieutenants was just about to grin at me several times but we never heard any more about it, or any more yarns from our wireless friend The fourth voynge was pretty rough, too The old girl would stick her nose into the sens and many tim^s I thought she would forget to come out We had a lot of sand piled up against the nheelhouse and after we dived pretty deep one time and bucked out slowly there was not a grain of sand left. It looked like tbe sea ivas Just kidding us, for we were almost into quiet water, and here It had just taken one sea aboard to clean up the sand we carried all th|e way from Brest During the whole voyage yon could not get near the galley, which was where our wireless friend hung out when he could. CFbe pans and dixies banging on the wall stood straight out when the ship pitched, and several heavy ones came down on a cook's bond while he -was sitting under them during a heary sea That made him superstitions, too, and he disappeared and was not found for two days But he wns a landsman and not used to heavy weather. When Tve got to the Galllpoli peninsula the fifth time our battle fleet and transports lay off the straits We could not reach the little harbor on the Turkish coast, bnt the whole fleet felt happy and fairly confident of victory We lay off Cape Helles and It was there we received the news that there were submarines lying around Gibraltar Then they were reported off Malta We got the news from Brit Ish trawlers and transportH Oar officers said the subs could not reach the Dardanelles without putting iu somewhere for a fresh *npply of fuel and that the allied fleets were on the look- on- at every place where the subs might try to put In. Bnt they got there just the same Then the British enperdreadnaught Qneen Elizabeth, "the terror of the Turks,' came in She left England with a whole fleet of cruisers and de- RUNNING SORES VANISH han Inra Ointment BebeTes Ternble Skin Itch Like Magic--Cures Also Eczema, Salt IDieaai and Head Ulcers. 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Their motto vas, "Try again," and they tried day after dny I do not know much nboat the histories of armies but 3 do not believe there wns ever an array like that of the allies In the Galllpoli campaign, and I do not think any other army could have done what they did I take off my hat to the British army and navy after that. It was hotter than I have ever known it to be elsewhere, end there was no water for the boys p-hore but what the navy brought to them--sometimes, a pint a day, and often non« at all The Turks had positions that you conld not expect any army to take, were well supplied with ammunition and were used to the country and the climate. Most of the British army were creen troops. It was the Anzacs* first campaign. Thy were wonderfnl boys, these Australians and New Zeaianders Gieat big men, all of them, and finely built, and they fought like devils. 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Wall Paper 105 IV. Apple St ' WEILS-MILLS MOTOR CAR CO. Agents for Willys-Knight, Overland Cars, Accessories WERTHKEffER BROS. Xea's Store 121 !u Pitlsburg St COJTCNELLSVILLE LAUNDRY "Snow Wlite fl ork" 128 Bald-mn Ave. COLD3U5IA HOTEL John Duggan West Side FRISBEE HARDWARE CO. Hardware H. Crawiord Ave, WRIGHT-METZLER CO. Department Store- W. Crawford Aie. RAPPORT-FEATHER5IAX CO. Too Can Do Better Here. DO YOU NEED JOB PRINTING? We do all kinds of Job Printing at our office from the visiting card to the finest commercial work. Try our printing. THE COURIER COMPANY, ia 7 i£ W. Main St., Connellsville, Pa. CAF-STUBBS THE SHOCK WAS TOO 6BEAT FOB 5f A. By EDTTINJ ClOTHES HALF TORN · KNOW HE WILL' r HE GOMES NOW, THE moo-n AS osuftu HE'LL BE MUJJ, FROM HEATJTO FOOT. AN HIS |-3 VMIVT'LL. BE IN SHREDS I'D RATHER -RAISE TWENTY emw J ONE. B o -- --' 0-E.T SOME WATER QUICK' SHE'S |-FAINT EJ J"^

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