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NORTH NO POLE IS REACHED AT LAST
HONOR 5DES 5DESTO 603ro
TO AMERICAN AMERICANV
Word V ord Comes From Dr Fred Frederick Predcrick
erick A Cook Who WM WMSupposed WaSupposed
Supposed to Have Perished PerishedThat PerishedThat
That He Was Successful SuccessfulREACHED SuccessfulREACHED
REACHED NORTH POLE IN INAPRIL INAPRIL
APRIL OF LAST YEAR YEARExplorers YEARExplorers
Explorers Story Is Given Full FullCredence FullCredence
Credence in Copenhagen Copenhagenand
and the Esquimaux Confirm ConfirmCooks ConfirmCooks
Cooks Story of Journey JourneySENDS JourneySENDS
SENDS MESSAGE TO WIFE WIFEOPENHAGEN WIFEr
r OPENHAGEN Sept IThat 1ThatI
I C Frederick A Cook the American Americanexplorer Americanexplorer
explorer reached the North Pole in inhis inhis
his expedition which has just re returned returned
turned is given full credence here herealthough herealthough
although details are lacking of his in intrepid intrepid
trepid dash across the ice iceA iceA
A message was received at the co colonial colonial
lonial office here early to toay ay via Ler Lerl Lerwick
wick l ck Shetland islands announcing announcingt
t that at Dr Cook had reached the pole poleApril poleApril
April 21 1908 1908This 1908This
This dispatch was sent by a Green Greenland Greenland
land official on board the Danish gov government government
ernment steamer Hans Egede which whichpassed whichpassed
passed Lerwick at noon today en enroate enroute
route for Denmark DenmarkIt
x It 1ad8 We e have on board the theAnl thej
j Anl At an traveler Dr Cook who reached reachedN
< 1 > N nh th pole April 21 1908 Dr Cook Cookritl CookTrid
ritl at Upertavik In Xay ay of 1909 from fromp
7 p York The Ellquimaux of Cape York YorkCTiflfJJ Yorkcrni
CTiflfJJ Dr Cooks story of his journey journeyIt
It j i4 understood that the Danish tonsul tonsulit onsuILc
it Lrwick Lc rwick where the Hans Egede re rerJl refor
rJl lhd for twohours was officially no noti uot
ti t Ii J of Dr Cook aucee s but that he helund
0 lund to secrecy secrecyMore secrecyMore
More D Details taNs Soon SoonIll SoonPirr
Ill Pirr toT Lyberlr of the Greenland ad admi1ation adfl
mi1ation fl ii ltiOfl bureauId bureu aaId tonight he did didx
r x ped to receive any further details detailsnr
f nr Cook acbteement before the ar arI
1 I I o or he aaI I Ecede which probably probablyiJfl
iJfl be saturday saturdayI
I jrdor Ltberg Informed the minister mlniBterII
II L M 1 F Egan that Dr Cook bad badta
T ta J t t1 < f the North pole The announce announcemnt announeern
mnt rn it eau au the greatest entbw enthusiasm asm and andrnAn andrniy
rnAn rniy Amet1caila cafled at the legation to toIgratulate togratiiiate
Igratulate the minister Among these theaewa theset
t wa Aloxander A Kouta of New York a awm at
t wm v r Tn personal friend of Dr Cook who whoII1tt whoSi
Si < II1tt I he nad believed the explorer had hadd hadlong
> d Ions qo The leaatlO was wasc wast
t c T roded with v1 visitors ltors tonight tonightTn
z Tn noted explorer Commander Hm HmInI HovC
InI C I4 leader of va4oug tou North pole expe expetiijHS expeV
V tiijHS wasconvln W5Z convinced ed that the mes message messagetrue age ageL
L true but remarked that it was wasstIgf wastvige
stIgf that no mention wU1IIade was made in the thei theas
i a as s to whether or not there Is land landt
< t th tht pole
Message From CoOk CoOkpw Co k kiress
Nv pw York Sept 1Succe iSuccessful sful Well Wellt VellMessage
t Allrss iress Cop Copeahen thl4en SigI1ed Sig edj edjt J JFl
t Fl of meaning If uccesstul were wereJlitrprpted wereItrprcted
Jlitrprpted to Indicate that he had hadhd I
lcd the North pole the foregoing Ca Cai
i L 1 1 mpssage exasperating In Its briefness briefneoSRreceived briefnessI
I i received in New York today from Dr DrFdirlck DrFdrick
Fdirlck A Cook the American ex exlnrer expnrer
pnrer lnrer whom the latest cable advlce to toniht toniht
niht Lfo uredit > dlt with having reached the pole poleIn poleI
I Mrs In Cook was not at her Brooklyn BrooklvnlJi1 Brooklynme
lJi1 me so the dispatch was received by byilr
ilr 1 R T Davidson a personal friend of ofh ofh
h explorer Who made its contents content8cwn contentsUWfl
cwn then flashed the good news on to to1fr tojTr
1fr Cook CookTrief CookTrief
Trief as It was It was the first news newsh
111 h c received from her husband since sincet
t 1 tri r < ll 17 7 1901s when be wrote from Cape Capeon
jAqjlard on the edge of the polar Ice on ont1 ontl
t1 1nrthwl orthwest > t side of Ellesmereland EllesmerelandT
T D His Fate a Mystery Mystery4t
4t that time h he advised his companion companionRld coinpanionRIIi
Rld Ih Frankeo then stationed at Etab Etabland Etahr
r Plafld land with supplies to await there thereJune
11 t June for his return but In the event eventf
f Dr Cooks failure to appear to pro prod
d to t America Franke waited as In Int
t Itcd but as Dr Cook failed to return retunlI
I 1l1lht < the Ppary auxiliary ship and andy
T hert Xt New > York Inst fall Since that thattm
tm Dr CooKs fate has been a mysterY mysterY111f
111f < wa of f oune the cverpresent cverpresentlalility verpr ent entth
lalility th tht t he hadperi8bfd had perished and it itI itbe
I br rpllff that a relief > f ship Is now nowrnute nowI
I rnute to Etah where the is due the theoj
oj l > or th month monthContinued
Continued on Page 6
1 i
COMMANDEa R II PEARY PEABYWho PEARYWho
Who is now in the Arctic regions in search for the North Pole and for forwhom forwhom
whom a supplyship supply ship is hunting hUlltingFIRST huntingFIRST
FIRST WORD FROM EXPLORER EXPLORERIN
IN EIGHTEEN LONG MONTHS MONTHSFor
For years Dr Frederick A Cook has hasgivenhis given his attention to Arctic ex expl01ltions explorations
pl01ltions and in 189192 was surgeonoi surgeon of the Peary Arctic expedition and andin andlit
in 189799 surgeon of the Belgian An Antarctic lrctic expedition expeditionHe
He has received numerous decorations from the Geographical societies societiesof
of Europe for Iris research and writings in the polar field fieldDr fieldDr
Dr Cook started on the present expedition in the summer of 1907 sail sailing sailing
ing from North Sydney C B on the schooner John R Bradley with Cap Captain Captaht
tain Moses oses Bradley as sailing master
The party was reinforced with sledges sledgesdogs sledgesdogs
dogs and Arctic equipment at Etah EtahGreenland EtabGreenland
Greenland whence they sailed March 3
1908 Dr Cooks plan Wail to set aside all aJitradition alltradition
tradition by making the dash to the pole poleduring poleduring
during the Inter months when the eJe eJemenU elementa
menU are considered least advantageous advantageousfor
for an advance northward NothIng had hadbeen hadbeen
been heard from Dr Cook for the last lastIs
18 months monthsIt
It was Dr Cooks plan to make his base baseof baseof
of supplies or permanent camp at Anna Annatoak Annateak
teak In Greenland about O miles north northof
of Etah This would place him about
1000 miles from the pole He first made madehi
hi way out of the cache and across to toEIltmereland toEllamereland
EIltmereland The Arctic club alculate8 alculate8that alcuIatesthat I
that he reached this position In the spring springof
of 1 l9O The last news rtcf received > lved from fromhim fromhim
him was dated March 17 1908 when hfo hfowas hewas
was near Cape Thomas Hubbard Hubbardnr
nr Cook then reported that his health healthu
u
I4RBON RBON EMERY TRAFFIC TRAFFICSTOPPED TRAFFICSSTOPPED
STOPPED BY SEVERE STORM STORMNi STORMNitRio
Ni NitRio e Rio Grande Trains Are Flood FloodBound
C Bound and Must Wait WaitUntil WaitUntil
Until Today Todayl
l S SacciI l to The HeraldRepubliCtln HeraldRepubliCtlnPrice
i Price Sept ITraffic by rail and wagon was brought to a standsill standsilllin
lin Carbon and Emery counties by rainfall between la last t midnight and anddaylight anddaylight
daylight this mornin morning The Itbrm abrm was was the most severe in ten years and andasted andiasted
asted much longer than any si siuipe t e hen thenThere henThere
There is said a d to be but ut one cou1ty bridge left in Emery county the theone theone
one at Huntington and that was ved only by much labor and heavy heavycables heavycables
cables which held it in place
Tho river bridges brldgesat at Wellington and andPr11f andPrit
Pr11f are out of commission and w water waterf ter terf
f f cd over the top of the Utah South Southo
o ern n railroad bridge at 3 oclock this thaIT thisrr
IT ming All day today a gang of men menJth men2th
Jth a train and creW ha has been pull pullg
g flood trash frllm that bridge to tot toit
t it and It mbt itt t at 6 oclock to
1 1 glt gljtftc 1e passenger tniiils ar ate tied up upJ I
J tOlHmct at Helper one 3t Castle Gate liatf Gaten >
f n three westbound at Green Rier Iverit I
m a it 1Jal i1 F Frnh Frnhan rnh rnhanl
anl an n Ut r II1lmds an ani a tl iij < 1 rld ro iJ i it iJ
ti t
J
l
1t Blue cut between Spring Glen and andtielper andXlelper
tielper west of Helper there are aremaD aremany
maD many slides of rock and earth rth and a alarae alarge
large force J Is empl employed < < lyed with sJwvel sJwveland siovelsand
and drills and powder moving r rock Ck and nndEarth andearth
Earth from the track trackPiledrinrs tracksPiledrivers
Piledrinrs and bridge gangs from fromHl fromevery
Hl every > ry available point have been brought broughtt
t Hdwr Hlp r and man many repairs have been beJ1made beenmade
made today but with best IUlkposslbl IUlkposslblit lurk possible possibleit
it is doubtful if traffic can be resumed resumedbefore resumedlpfre
before tomorrow morning or noon It Itit
01 lJt riw1 Iin si Ifjn n t today a and andU andth I
U th 1 y is 1r tvngtt I
was excellent that he had picked up a alarge alarge
large party of Eskimos of superior In Intelligence intelilgence
telligence and that his pro prospects pects for suc succeu succoGs
coGs were bright He Intended to push on onto onto
to the northern point of Grantland and andfrom andfrom
from there start his dash to the pole In Inthe Inthe
the winter of 1988 He expected to return returnto
to his quarters at Annatoak not later laterthan laterthan
than next month monthDr
Dr Cook was born at Callcoon depot depotSullivan depotSullivan
Sullivan county New York In 1 1S5 65 He Hewas Hewas
was married in Brooklyn in LGQ2 to Miss Mi881tary
Mary Hunt Hill wife has shared the be
lief of the Arctic dub that her husband
has achieved the goal Ia of the North pole poleo
o 00
THReE THOUSAND DROWNED DROWNEDThis
This Is Estimate by Monterey Resi Residents Residents
dents of the Loss of Life in inRecent inRecent
Recent Flood FloodMonterey FloodMonterey
Monterey Sept IThree thousand Is IsI Isnow
now the estimate of Monterey people peopleof
I of those who lost their lives In the re recent recent
cent overflow of the Santa Catarina Catarinariver Catarinariver
river To this total will be added 5000 5000when 5000when
when complete reports are received from fromalong fromalong
along the valley of the stream and trib tributary tributary
utary the San Juan It Is known that thatseveral thatseveral
several villages have been wiped out outand outand
and crops the largest for a long per period perled
led have been entirely ruined Cadar Cadareyta Cadareyta
eyta today reported that 125 bodIes had hadbeen hadbeen
been taken from the river and buried buriedand buriedand
and at San Juan 357 were found In InMonterey InMonterey
Monterey 853 bodies many unidentified unidentifiedhave
have been buried and the work of the thesearchers thesearchers
searchers is far from complete completeReportlil completeReports
Reports r received lved from all along the theTamplco theTampico
Tamplco branch as far as the tele telegraph telegraph
graph line has been opened Indicate Indicatethat indicatethat
that the section has been terribly dam damaged damaged
aged and that the Lapurlflcaclon river riverhas riverhas
has left Its bank causing millions of ofdollars ofdollars
dollars damage Hundreds of small smallvma smallvillages
vma villages < < s are reported as swallowed up upRailroad upRailroad
Railroad traffic north over the thetional Na National
tional lines watt resumed today when whenthe whenthe
the nut train since August 27 arrived arrivedfrom arrivedfrom
from Laredo The regular Laredo Laredotrain Laredotrain
train left tonight Traffic between betweenMeico betweenMexico
Mexico City and Monterey is still cut cutoff cutoff
off
PINCHOT IN CALIFORNIA CALIFORNIASan
San Francisco Sept 1Gifford Glrtorn Pin Pinchota Pinchat
chat chief of the United S1ntesbureau S1ntesbureauof States bureau bureauof
of forestry passed through tblsc1ty this city to today today
day on his return from the Irrigation Irrigationcongress irrigationCongress
congress at Spokane and the conserva conservation conservation
tion congress at Seattle He will stop stopat stopat
at Ranta Barbara for a brief rest bf bffnr befr >
fnr gng ing t Hrrly lIIas Ma tJ confer
with ith President Taft I
MANY TRIED TRIEDAND TRIEDANDFAILED
AND ANDFAILED ANDFAILEDDream fAilED fAilEDDream
Dream of Finding North Pole PoleHas PoleHas
Has for Many Centuries OenturiesLured CenturiesLured
Lured Explorers Scientists Scientistsand
and Daring Adventurers AdventurersDR
DR COOK SEEMS TO TOHAVE TOHAVE
HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL SUCCESSFULCopenhagen SUCCESSFULCopenhagen
Copenhagen Dispatches Are AreDefinite AreDefinite
Definite That the American AmericanScientist AmericanScientist
Scientist Has Finally Ended Endedthe Endedthe
the Quest of Centuries CenturiesGOES CenturiesGOES
GOES BY A NEW ROUTE ROUTEThe
The dream of finding the North NorthPole NorthPole
Pole has for centuries lured explorers explorersscientists explorersscientists
scientists and daring adventurers adventurersWhet adventurersWhether
Whet Whether 1er this dream has now be become become
come a reality by the achievement of ofDr ofDr
Dr Frederick A Cook of Brooklynrests Brooklyn Brooklynrests
rests thus far upon the reports ca cabled Cabled
bled from Copenhagen apparently apparentlythrough apparentlythrough
through an official source sourceAt sourceAt
At the same time Dr Cook cables cablesn
n laconic message from Lerwick LerwickShetland LerwickShetland
Shetland Islands saying sayingSuccessful sayingSuccessful
Successful Well Address Copen Copenhagen Copeithagen
hagen hagenThe hagenThe
The hopes aroused are to some ex extent cxtent
tent qualified by Dr Cooks message messageW11iIe messageWhile
While he says he has been success successful successful
ful there is no specific mention of ofhaving ofhaving
having reached the poleOn pole poleOn
On the other hand the Copenhagen Copenhagendispatches Copenhagendispatches
dispatches are apparently definite definitethat definitethat
that Dr Cook reached the pole poleSeyeral poleSeveral
Several days must elapse before any anyfurthH anyfurther
further details are available > Th Dan Dtutgh Danih
gh steamer Hans E Egde > de has left Lerwick LerwickI LerwickShetiand
Shetland Islands bound for Copenhagen Copenhagenhre
I whcre hre she is due next Saturday Some of ofdie oftle
die moat racDt noteworthy atte attexitpU iptJ to torearit toreneb
rearit the north pole Ii ai ftlUmRrted Je Jelow e elow
low
Wellman Fal FalWalter Falts FaltsWalter
Walter Wellman an American left the theland theisland
land of SpltHDbera for the pole In a aballoon aballoon
balloon Aug Ii 1 1U9 His aJr airship hlp be became became
came disabled after he had traveled traveledthirty traveledthirty
thirty miloi mtlae and nd he wall forced to return returnIn
In 1906 Commander Robert E Peary
L S N rea reachad b Wi degrees 6 minutes minutesequivalent minutesequivalent
equivalent to about 7JOI 3 miles from the thepolf thepole
pole P Pary ar iB now in the polar regions regionson
on another expedition A rell relief ship was waslient wasLent
Lent Gut a month 80 to endeavor to pick pickhim
I him u He start started d rom Sydney K S 5July
I July I 1008 1008On 1508On
On Sept 3 19Oi Captain Ronald Amund Amund52n
5 52n < n a Norwegian completed the first flratvoyage firstVoyage
voyage through the northwest passage puaageHt
Ht > left Ctorlattanla on the Gjoa June 11
1903 and arrived at Herschel Island In the theA theArctic
A Arctic rctic ocean in September of 1 In l904 l904Baron 1304Baron
Baron Toll a Russian led a polar expedi expedition expedition
tion party by way of Siberia but all 1 the themmb2rS themmbsrs
mmb2rS perished perishedMany perishedMany
Many Others OthersIn
In 1103 Ericksen a Dane got as for u uaunders asSaunders
Saunders Islands where be was rescued In Ina Ina
a destitute condition In the same year yearAnthony yearAnthony
Anthony FlaiL a young Brooklyn ex explorer cxplorer
plorer sailed on the ship America and andproced andproceded
proced further north than theDuke the Duke of ofAbruzzl ofAbruzzi
Abruzzl His arty endured great hard hardships hardships
ships bEfore they were res rescued < ued The Duke Dukeof
of Abruul made his expedition In 19OO 19OOIn 1900ITI
In 1S95 Dr Nansen reached 8 96 de degrees rees
14 minutes on the vea vessel el ham which left leftIngor leftIngor
Ingor Strait Aug 4 1893 Pr Professor fe or An Andree Andree
dree made his balloon trip In 189i He left leftTrolD8O leftTromsoa
TrolD8O Norway In his balloon the theEagle theEagle
Eagle bound for the poe Since his de departure departure
parture nothing authentic hu been heard heardof
of him himIn himIn
In 1983 Captain I elcngs > expedition In Inthe inthe
the Jeannette was lost near Henrietta HenriettaIanda HenriettaIslands
Islands In 1882 the Greeley expedition expeditionreached expeditionreached
reached 83 degrees U minutes and In Inl846
l846 184 Sir John Franklin made hill disastrous diButrouattempt disastrousattempt
attempt to penetrate from Lancaster
Sound to Behring Straits StraitsThinks StraitsThinks
Thinks Chance Good GoodAt
At a meeting of the Explorers club of
New York in October D i07 1 a lett Iettsr r from
Dr Cook dated at Etab Aug 26 gave gavethis gavethis
this Information InformationI
I find I have a good opportunity to totry totry
try for the pole and 1herefore will stay
here for a year I hope to set to the tlkoExplorers
Explorers club In September ptember UIS with withthe withthe
the record of the pole I plan to cross
Ellesmereland and reach the polar sea by
Nansen Strait StralttoAbout StraitAbout
About the same time Herbert 1 L Bridg Bridgman Bridgman
man of Brooklyn received this letter from
Cook similarly dated I have hit UPO1 UPO1a upoa
a new route to the north pole and I will willstay winstay
stay to try It By way of Buchanan ba baand bay bayand
and EIIe Ellesmereland mereland and northward northwardthrou northwardthrough
throu through h Nansen Straits ov ovr r the polar sea seaseems seaseems
seems to me to be a very good route
There will be game to the end of the 82d
degree and lete are natives and dogs for forthe
the task So here Is for the pole Mr
Bradley will tell yon I1 the rest restI1 I
GOMPRS TAlKS TAlKSABOUT TALKSABOUTSTRIKES
ABOUT ABOUTSTRIKES ABOUTSTRIKESBritish STRIKtS STRIKtSBritish
British Resolution for Interna International lnternational
tional Federation Adopted Adoptedby
by Trades Congress CongressPAriS
PAriS Sept 1Bamuel iomees om JS pr prdent presi president
dent or thO American yederaton o of ia iabar t
bar addressed the International Trades TradesUnions
Unions congress again today He de deflounced e
flounced < < international strike brt1dng and anddcarpc1 anddoelared
dcarpc1 the systmatlc syst matIc Immlgrt ft or ofworkmen
workmen In time of prelof1 aJd strikes slrikesother strikesIn
In other countrLs to b one of the great InEatNt greateat
Nt menaces of organillErl labor 11001Mr laborMr
Mr GompiJs proposal for oranzlng oranzlngan
an international f fderatioii > ratioll or wJknn wJknncould worincould
could not bl h < 1isCusd because the theAmirictn > i
Amrkin Fpdpratinn of Labor is not af affiliated I
f1l1att1 wiq th Euro ln IInjo11 < hut a aHrI j jliritish
HrI liritish ish rsuhi1 f ffti h anH import was waadopted
adopted 1 uii Hc luIfdtUCe then passro R Rresolution aresolution
resolution against workmen offering tIplr tIplrSfrvi th = lr lrsfrvi I
Sfrvi E8 at rimp viii 111 do dokmn kmn 3n and andstev1 < 1 1trjh
stev1 stev1T trjh
T r l I I14n 1J jflJ to met at I
Ii1 1 t lJ il I
EXPLORER SENDS SENDSWORD WORD WORDBrussels if ifBrusseis
Brussels Sept IThe ohervatory hee received the following telegram dateci dateciLerwick date4Lerwick
Lerwick Shetland Islands IslandsReached IslandsReached
Reached North Pole April 21 1908 Discovered land far north Return to Copen Copenhagen Popenhagen
hagen by steamer Hans Egede EgedeSigned EgedeSigned
Signed FREDERICK COOK
I EXPLORERS WHO FAILED J
WALTER WELLMAN DUKE OF ABRUZZI ABRUZZIWhose ABRUZZIWhose
Whose recent attempt to find the Member of Italian royal famlly who whoPole whoPole
Pole by balloon some days ago was tried to reach the North PoI but buta
a failure failed failedDR failedDR
DR COOKS OWN STORY OF OFHIS OFHIS
HIS TRIP TO NORTH POLE POLEParis
Paris Sept 2 After a prolonged fight with famine and andfrost andfrost
frost we at last have succeeded in reachinl the North Pole PoleThus JJ i iThus
Thus declares Dr Frederick A Cook in a signed statement statementthis
this morning in the Paris edition of the N New ew York Herald
The statement wh wMch ch is dated Sans SansEgede SansEgede
Egede Lerwi k Wednesday continues continuesA i iA
A new highway with an Interesting Interestingstrip Interestingstrip
strip of animated nature bas been ex explored cxplored
plored and hi big game haunts located which whichwill whichwill
will d deIIgt llc1tt sportsmen and extend the thrEtJdmo theEkiino
EtJdmo borInIJ boi4w Land ba beeo dWcov dWcove dtscoversd
e ersd on which rests the earth northern aortbentrocD northernmo
mo rocks A triangle of 09G I aqaare aqaaremiles aqearemiles
miles ha has been cut out of the terrestrial terreetrlalurknown terrestrialutknown
urknown urknownThe
The eJtpe4It1on was the outcome of ofsummer a asummer
summer ends In the Arctic eu on the theBChooner theschooner
schooner Bndley which arrived at tb the thelimits i ilimits
limits of navigation In Smith BOUnd late latein lateii
in August U07 Here conditions were werefound werefound
found favorable for launching a venture venturto ventureto
to the pole
Plenty of Provisions I II
I R Bradley liberally supplied from fromhis I
his ve vessel ael suitable provisions for local use uaeMy useMy
My own equipment for emergencies served aenedwell servedwell
well for every p purpose of Arctic traveL traveLMany traveLMany
Many Elklmos had gathered on onthe onthe
the Greenland 8bon for the winter bear bearhunt bearhunt
hunt Immensequantltles Immense quantities of meat had hadbeen hadbeen
been collected and In camp wer plenty plentyof I Iof
of strOng dogs The commission was WIUilucky waslucky
lucky for there was material for equip equipment Qul Qulmenta
menta mentaAll
mentAll All that was required was conveniently convenientlyarranpd convenientlyarranged
arranged for at a point only 100 miles milesfrom milesfrom
from the boreal center A house and andwork andworkshop
work workshop op were built of packing boxes boxesby boxesby
by willing bands and this northernmost nortbernmosttribe
tribe of 250 50 people set et themselves to the theproblem theproblem
problem of devising a suitable outfit Be Before Before
fore the end of the 1011 long winter they were wereready wereready
ready for the enterpr enterprise le and plans were weremade weremade
made to force a new route over Grinnel Grinnelland Grinnelland
land northweatalong northwest along Its west coast out outon outon
on to the polar sea seaExpedition seaExpedition
Expedition Starts StartsThe StartsThe
The campaign opened with a few scout scoutIng scoutIng
Ing parties being sent over the shores to toexp1ole toexplore
explore the way and seek the game gamehaunts gamehaunts
haunts Their mINion was only partly partlyNcctul partlysuccessful
successful before the storms At sunrise sunriof sunriseof
of ThUS Feb It the main expedition em embarked embarked
barked on its voyage to the pole 1 It Itconsisted t tcoMlete4
consisted of eleven men and l 103 3 dogs dogsdrawtng dogsdtawlng
drawtng eleven heavily laden sledges The Theexpedition rh rhexpedition
expedition left the Greenland shore and andJushed andpushed
pushed westward over the troubled Ice Iceof iceof
of Smith sound JIOundThe soundThe
The Bloom of the long night was re relteved reIleved
lteved only by a few hours of daylight daylightThe daylightThe
The chili of the winter was felt at Its Itsont itsworst
ont Aa we croaa crossed the ht heights > lgbts of El Ellesmere Ellesmere
lesmere sound to the Pacific lope the thetemperature thetemperature
temperature sank to minus sa centlgrades centlgradesSeveral centigradesSeveral
Several dogs were TeRn and the men 8nf 8nffered mitfered
fered severely but we BOOn found the thtgame thegame
game trails alon along which the way was walileaay waseasy
easy
Enters Polar Sea SeaWe SeaWe
We forced through Nansen sound to toLands toLands
Lands End In this march we secured
101 musk OXf oxen > n even bears and thirty thlrtthree thirtythree
three hares We pushed out Into th the polar polilrsea polarsea
sea from the southern point of Humbert Humbertjaland
jaland 1 land on March 15 Seven E qulmaux Esqulmauxreturned qulmauxrfturned
returned from here With lth four men and andfortyelx andfortysix
fortyelx dogs moving supplies for eighty erhtydays eightydays
days the crossing of the Circumpolar Circumpolarpack
pack was b begun gun Three days later two twoother twoother
other Eaqulmaux forming the last sup aupporting supporting
porting party returned and the trails had hadno hadtow
no tow been reduced by the survival of the thefttteflt thefittest
fttteflt The t two o best men and twenty twentysix
six dogs were picked for final effort effortThere effortThere
There before us In an unknown line lln6of lineof
of 180 miles lay our goal The first days daysjourney daysjourney
journey proved long A big lead which whichuparated whichieparated
uparated the land from the Ice of the thecentral thecentral
central pack was cro crossed ed with little de dela delay
la lay Low temperature was persistent and andwinds andwinds
winds made life a torture But cooped coopedContinued coopedContinued
Continued on Page 6 6CHARGED 6CUAROED
CHARGED WITH SMUGGLING SMUGGLINGliaster
Master of German Steamer Is Taken TakenInto TakenInto
Into Custody at Los LosAngeles LosAngeles
Angeles AngelesLos
Los Angeles Sept 1captaln w wZelgenmeyer WZeigenmeyer
Zelgenmeyer master of the German Germansteamer Germansteamer
steamer Eras which arrived from Vie Vietuna l ltorIa
tuna B C bound for Panama nama and Cen Central Central
tral American ports was placed under underarreIIt underarrest
arrest today on a charge of amuglIng amuglIngThe
The complaint was sworn to by officials officialsof
of the customs office In Los Angeles and andalleses andalleges
alleges that Captain Zeltenmeyer and J JF JF
F Solozann smuggled 8D O Panama hats hatsand hatsand
and oth other r merchandise Into this port upon uJXnthe uponthe
the last north trip of the Eras The Thesteamr
stampr was here July 7 7aptain 7Captain
Captain Z ZIgenmeyer igfnmt > y r says that Sol SolZhnn Sobz
Zhnn z un who lo Owned the goo goods s left the Enta Entat
t Slttlf > and dipartod overland for PaR PaRnnw Pannhlul
nnw h hv way nf f New Orana According Accordingto
to statement of Deputy Collector of Cus Customs Customs
toms WIlliam Mahar the goods were werereillovj wererernorti
reillovj fr frm < m the Erna aftpr sh h left ths thsnn th thflv
flv t nn JIIlv 7 It j allpgl f1 sip a al m
1 I Jy l b fTaU hl1t h t whiil whiiltr whz a atr
tr 18t tU mf nrandise andise svrc
PREVENT STRIKE STRIKfOf
Of THE MINERS MINERSNational MINERNational
National Officials Settle Dis Dispute
pute Affecting 18000 Men Menin Menin
in Pittsburg PittsburgDistrict PittsburgDistrictPittsburg District DistrictPlt
Plt Pittsburg lburg Sept IThe dispute between bE1weeuthe
the miners and operators of the PIt Pittsburg Pittsburgdistrict burg burgdl8trict
district affecting 18008 men was aettled aettledtonight tt1ed tt1edtonight
tonight at a conference between the theoperators theoperators
operators and the national executive executiveboard xeCutiveboard
board of the United lIne Work rorltprs rs of
America and President Thomas T Lewis LewisA
A notice will be po posted ted In all the mines mlne8In minesin
In this diBtrlcttelIIng district telling the min mIners that tbatthe thatthe
the recent order of the coal companies companiesthat
that black powder must be used in min minIng mm mmlug
lug coal la rescinded for the pre8Eint pre8EintTo
To secure this concession on tht part partof partof
of the operators President Lewtt ap appointed appointed
pointed a committee from the miners minersorganization minersorganization
organization which will SO to Wilkes Wilkesbarn Ilke Ilkebarre
barre Pa tomorrow to confer with Chief ChiefMine ChiefMine
Mine Inspector J E Roderick of Penn PennBylvanla eun eunsylvania
Bylvanla asking that a thorough Irivestl Irivestlgatlon irvesdgation
gatlon of the use of black or safety sufetypowder safetypowder
powder be made by the state stateELABORATE stateEIABORATEPEANS
ELABORATE EIABORATEPEANS PLANS FOR FORMEETING FORMEETING
MEETING OF PRESIDENTS PRESIDENTSEI
EI Paso Tex Sent 1Presidenbi Taft Taftand Taftand
and Diaz will be received In this city and andIn andin
In Juarez on their arrival Oct Ii not notonly notonly
only with a magnificent military diSplay
but by 10000 school children singing the tbenational thenational
national anthems of the two nations and andby andb
by b the two famous bands of Mexico and andat andat
at least two splendid military bands of ofthe ofthe
the United States army The official pro program program
gram 18 being prepared by the contnitttee contnittteeof
of arrangements of the two rep1bllc rep1bllcwhich repblicswhich
which are cooperating
President Taft will be met at Rincon RinconM
N M He will III be received here b by two tworeglmentJ tworegiments
regiments of United States regulars with wltbthe withthe
the presidential salute of 21 1 guns Pies PiesIdent
Ident nt Diaz wm cross the river front Jua Juarez Juarez
rez and will meet President Taft In a pa pavilion pavftion
vilion In front of the chamber of com commerce corninerce
merce After a breakfast at the ham hamher
tier the two presidents will proceed to toJuare toJuarez
Juarez where Mr Taft will be thegueet thegueetof
of MexicoReturning Mexico MexicoReturning
Returning to El Paso President Taft Taftand Taftand
and cabinet officers will deliver addre addresses addressesand ee eeand
and 1ew the parade of 10800 scboo1 cbll
dren and the troops At 6 oc1ock Presi
dent Taft with his party and Ilisttn Ilisttngul8hed distiiigulahed
gul8hed men of both republics will at attend
tend a banquet given In their hon honr r In
Juarez by President Diaz
ENVY SHOWN SHOWNBY
BY BRITISH BRITISHAmericans
Americans Feat Arouses Great GreatInterest GreatInterest
Interest But Regret Is Ex Expressed Expressed
pressed That It Had Not NotBeen NotBeen
Been Done by Englishman EnglishmanNEWS EnglishmanNEWS
NEWS IS SENT TO THE THEKING THEKING
KING AT MARIENBAD MARIENBADUnsuccessful MARIENBADUnsuccessfu
Unsuccessful I British B Explorer ExplorerPoints Explo rer rerPoints
Points Out That Dr Cook CookWas CookWas
Was Not Accompanied by byCivilized 7 7Civilized
Civilized Man as Witness WitnessENGLISH Witness1ENGLISH
ENGLISH PAPERS DOUBT If IfLondon ITLondon
London Sept 2Dr Frederick A ACooks ACooks
Cooks feat has created tremendous tremendousinterest tremendousinterest
interest among all cl8 claues eI here es especially espeoally
pecially geographers geographersThe
The brief telegram concerning his hisachievement hisachievement
achievement printed in last evenings eTeningspapers eveningspapers
papers together with sketches of Dr DrCooks 1 1Cooks
Cooks record and all known prelim preliminaries 4
manes of his expedition were read readwith readwith
with the tmolt eagnerneal and there thereis
is the greatest curiosity to hear the thestory thestory
story of the explorers triumph triumphThe
The news was immediately Hat to toKing toKing
King Edward at Iarieli Marienbad ld and he hedisplayed hedisplayed
displayed the greatest interest interestThe
The London morning papers give th ththe this thisthe
the premier place and print every avail ayailable available
able Item con concerning emlng Dr Cooks explOl explOliltiODB if iflitions
iltiODB Editorially however the pap paperi > Li LiIn T1 T1in
In genera while giving ungrudging hon honor honor
or to Dr Cook as a man of reputation reputatlolell
well ell titled to achieve cI eve the tdIIm triumph are In Indined indined
dined to skepticism and think It adis adisable advisable
able to await details from Dr Cook him himself I Iself
self Some disaPPOintment 18 expresspi expresspithat
that Great Britain hu thus been robbnd robbndof
of the envied honor but there Is antis sati1faction antisfaction
faction that it goes at least to a man or orAneloSaxon ofAngloSaxon
AneloSaxon blood bearing a name al already a aready
ready famous In sea story storyNeW8paper storyNewspaper
Newspaper Prai PraiThe Praise PraiseThe
The Chronicle says All honor to th tho thodaring
daring man who given up as deed has ha3appeared hasappeared
appeared with the news of victory
Capt Robert F Scott tOlIIJDandp tOlIIJDandpof ommandof
of the British Antarctic expedition or
110004 In an Interview says When I Isaw Isaw
saw Dr Cook In 1901 be gave me valuable valuableInformation valuabloInformation
Information which proved of great ser serce service
vice ce on the discovery expedition U UImpre IFiimpressed
Impre impressed sPd me as being well fitted for folpolar forpolar
polar exploration From the meager meagernews meagernews
news received today he seems to ha hamade have havemade
made an average of twelve miles dai1 dai1from
from Cape Columbia to the pole very veryood verygood
good ood progress Indeed coD8ideril1lf the dir
flcultles of the Ice packs packsRemembering packsRemembering
Remembering the experiences of M Mark rk
ham and Peary it must be Imagined that
Cook had extraordinary good luck in ingetting ingetting
getting northward at such soeed He dOt does doesnot > s snot
not appear to have traveled over Pearys Pearyslatest a alatest
latest route which starts at a point con considerablY considerably
siderablY to the eastward of Cape Colum Columbla Columbia
bla 80 that it is scarcely fair to suggest auggestthat suggestthat
that he has taken Pearys route routeAn routeAn
An Awkward Position PHltlonCaptal1 PositionCaptaia
Captal1 Scott believed the absence of ofFrancke ofFrancke
Francke his only ctvillBed companion companionnlaced companionulaced
nlaced Dr Cook In an awkward position itlon it ithe ifhe
he wished to return with corroborative corroborativeevidence corroborativeevidence
evidence but It could scarcely be expect expected
ed when he saw the possibility of reach reachIng reachlug
lug the pole simply with the aid of th thE the theEsquimaux
E qulmaux that he would f forego o th the thejourney > J Jjourney
journey only because he was not ccom accompanied ccompanled
panled by another civilized lv led man DlanCaptain manCaptain
Captain Scott said that If an American Americanhad
had succeeded In reaching the pole It ItmUlit Itmust
must be remembered tht that country Is Ison ison
on top In pioneer efforts Great Britain Britainstili Britainstill
still holds the premier position In Ant Antarctic Antarctic
arctic exploration and he added that It ItIs Itis
Is to be hoped Englishmen Would not let letelm eot8Un
8Un elm the honor of the conquest of the South Southnolt Southnole
nolt > by ne neglect ect such as bas been shown sbownlately shownlately
lately In North polar exploration exploraUonWRIGHT explorationWRIGHT
WRIGHT WILL WILLNOT WILLNOTCOMPETEWITH NOT NOTCOMPETE
COMPETE COMPETEWITH WITH CURTISS CURTISSDaton i iDayton
Dayton 0 Sept IWilbur Wright rllrht will wlIlnot willnot
not fly at St Louis in competition with
Glenn H Curtls ThIs infonnation was wasgiven wasgiven
given out at the Wriglt home by mom mtmn
bers n of the famtl family Thus the offer of the
Aero club of St Louis will go bo begging tng 10 o
far as any of th Wrights are concernfer concernferCurtin
Curtin iB accused of Intingtnc upon thO thOpatent t tpatent
patent rights claimed by the Wrigla rlghts ami amia
a suit is now pending again him
POSTMASTER GENERAL Will WillCUT WILLCUT
CUT DOWN THE EXPENSES EXPENSESHitchcock EXPENSESHitchcock
Hitchcock Tells President He In Intends Intends
tends to Show Material Decrease Decreasein DecreaseinExpense
in Expense Each Year YearI
I Beverly Mass Sept lPostmaster General Hitchcock had an import important
ant conference with President Taft today regarding the plans he had
formulated for cutting down e expenses in tIle postal estabHlkmeBt estabHlkmeBtHe i iHe
He told the president that the pOEtoffice department will show deficit
for the fiscal year ended June 30 hut of more than 20000000 the
largest the service ever knew
1oIr ir Hitchcock Informed the prellclent prellclentIt
It was his purpose to show a material materialdecrease materialdecrease
decrease In the amount every year that thath thathe
h he has control of the department Th ThIncrease Thcincrease
Increase was due la part to exte extension > > lon of ofthe ofthe
the service to the business < pni iun i iduring
during the first part of the fiscal year yearand
and to cumbersome > and et expensive expensivemethods nllle nlllemethods
methods of handling thA mail mailMI mallMr I
MI Hltchttwk has at work in Wash WashIngtn ash ashIngtn
Ingtn a orrrrllsin of 00lt3 1ln1inmg 1ln1inmgthe x nhinrgthe
the re registry lstry department W wA1A < ldl s 1IC I
showing a growing denCt def1rthas Whtn this
has been done Mr Ir HitdHfJck will mini
mon another eomm1inn of money order
XJHrt xI rt The rural T1 oj 1 UYfry SYHenl steni
wil corn om n next nextTL > xt
11 TL uhiil if f Ii fnn 1 ar iJC L priiege
by 80V1lil govuiaut ldUt oifka lIJ d vl vrssinen rc umen
also will come In for a share of consider
tinn in fl thE ffort to maintain the tii tffi effiIeny
ienry of OJ < sn rvi ln nd at th the > eam eanie1iIfl > J
lim t to Iiil 1 V nq Ii I < wlltnr a aaa iiLG
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