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THE SUN AND 'NEW YORK HERALD, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1920.
ROB'T E. PEARY, DISCOVERER OF POLE, IS DEAD, Succumbs, After long III ncss and Many Operations ' for Blood Transfusion. FAHITAT at his bedside Stood "on Top of Earth" in Ninth Attempt Undo llenr Admiral. lurid ID Tns SCN and New Tosk IlnAtD, VVasiii.vcton, Feb. 20. Rear Ad miral Robert K. Peary, discoverer of the North Polo, died early to-day at his Washington residence. For more than two years ho had been suffering with pernicious anaemia, whlch re peated blood transfusions failed to al leviate. Recently tho dlseaso became acute, finally proving fatal. Admiral Peary, who retained con sciousness almost to the end, was sur rounded by members of his Immediate family when he died. With him were his wlfo. Mrs. Josephine D. Peary: hta daughter, Mrs. Mario A. Stafford, and her husband, Edward Stafford; and his niece. Miss Madgo Dlebltsch. Tho disease which caused Admiral Teary's death mado Its appearance after he had finished a lecture tour in the Interest of aerial preparedness, of which he was an ardent advocate. Since then blood transfusion operations have been performed thlrty-flve times, the last beltiS at tho naval hospital only a few days aco. These kept up his waning urength but did not check the progress of tho disease. After the last operation Admiral Peary's strength appeared to revive for a time and there was hope of his ulti mate recovery, but yesterday he suf fered a relapso and died early this tnornlng. Admiral Penry'a Career. In the history of the world's 300 years of effort at polar achievement the name of Hober Edwin reary, American, ptandd out preeminent. And perhaps nowhere 'n the world's history is there a more conspicuous example of the In dissoluble association of a name with an ambition. Smaii wonder then that the Amerteaa purple thrilled, paused and applauded nhen on the afternoon of September 6, 1909, two years after his Lotus Club tpeech, the following laconic message as received by the Associated Press by wireless an J telegraph from Peary: "Indian Harbor, via Cape Ray N. E., Pept 6. Stars and Stripes nailed to the north pole. Pkart." Teary's acuaJ attainment of the pole had been Ju.t flvo months before, on April 6. It had taken those five months for the explorer to get withtoi hailing distance of civilization, and when he did his short announcement opened the flood rates of one of the bitterest scientific end personal public controversies of recent times. I'nknown to Peary when his flr9t an nouncement of achievement reached civilization the world for four days had k"en -e'ebrating the supposed success of Pr Frederick A. Cook. Cook, on board a Danish steamship bound for Copen ifren had telegraphed on September 2 that he reached the pole on April 21, 15ns. nearly a "year before Peary: While the claim of the Brooklyn phy ri lan had been questioned from the first he had many ardent supporters, and pending proof to the contrary" had for four days been hailed as the dis coverer of the Pole, the conqueror of the uncharted northland. Then came Peary's famous message that Cook had "handed the world a gold 'brick." fol lowed by this more explanatory state cent which reached New Tork by way o? Indian Harbor, Labrador, on the ilternoon of September 8 : "I have nailed the Stars and Stripes t) the North Pole. This Is authoritative asd correct Cook's etory should not te taken too seriously. The two Es kimos who accompanied him say he went no distance north and not out of sight tt land. Other members of the tribe torroborate their story." Pelt Lure of Northland. Peary was a draughtsman In the of fices of the Coast, and Geodetic Survey li Washington when the lure of the rorthland first exerted its influence over him. He was at that time 30 years old. Peary was bom at Cresson, Pa., in JS5, and lost his father when he was 3 tears old. His mother moved to Port land. Me . and young Pearv snent the rreater part of his boyhood roaming about and exploring Casco Bay. He went to Rowdotn College, was graduated with Honors and In the course of the physical trainm? that was to stand htm In such Fooij stead in years to come made some thing of a record as a runner and Jumper When he got his place In the ast and Geodetic Survey he spent his ime studying civil engineering, and ui!15 ' passe(1 lnto the naval service w'th the rank nf T.loutpn.-mt Curiously enough his first assignment " the navy carried him to tho tropics. e went as leader of the survey party i wat was to lay out the route for tho Mcaraguan Canal. It was probably fate that one day soon 1 er his return sent the young naval' i.ieutenant browsing about an obscure i J'd bookshop in Washington. Whatever I ' wa.'. fate or accident, something placed n Teary's hands a shelfworn volume y a forgotten author about Greenland, 'rom that moment Peary became an ln latiable reador on the subject of the fie ic and virtually consecrated himself ' io Polar exploration. i Obtaining leave from the naval ser h,e rirat led an expedition to Green up for thi purpose of determining the ent of this little known territory, iie dKcovered and named many points 'nat since have become familiar names, 'ucn as Independence Bay, Melvlllo Land and Kellprln Land. In one of his ". ,r voyases to Greenland he discov er'1 th' famous meteorites, one of v?.l may be seen ln he New Tork ueiween these voyages Peary took to the lecture platform In an effort to rals an's Seeds 1920 I MVaugh Catalogue READY Barclay cor. Church St. Explorer Dies in ikt i Mms u7:!UiWk.ikrtHK.. bikini m ; t i Admiral Robert E. Peary as he he discovered the north pole. funds for further exploration. The ear nestness with which he threw himself into this task Is evidenced by the fact that on onu tour he delivered 163 lectures m ninety-six days, raising 113.000. The explorer's sevWith voyage into the Arctic h?d to be given up when both his feo became frozen. Although he had reached thf most northerly land In tho world, the tip of Greenland, which ho named Cape Morris K. Jessup, and had attained a latitude of 81.17, then the rec ord of achievement ln the Western Hemisphere, Peary wrote in his diary: "Tho game Is off. My dream of six teen years Is ended. I have made the best fight I knew. I believe it was a good one. But I cannot accomplish the impossible." Dr. Frldtjof Nansen. In his ship the Pram, reached S" degrees and H minutes north latitude in 1S96, and In 1900 the Duke of the Abruzzl reached 6.33. the best record at the time. These achievements prompted Pearv to try again. Accordingly on July 26, IMC, he set sail from North Sydney, C. B., on his. eighth attempt to reach the Pole. He and his party were aboard the spe cially designed ship Roosevelt, a stout sailing vcsse.l with reinforced, stem and bows and auxiliary engines. With him were his veteran navlgitor. Capt. Bob Bartlett; Dr. Wolff. Charles Percy, steward; Matthew A. Henson. Chief En gineer Gecrge A. Wardwell, Prof. Ross G. Marvin and others. "Only an Empty Bnulile." He reached 87 degrees 6 minutes, and wrote : "I thanked God with as good grace as possible for what I had been able to ac complish, though It was only an empty bauble compared with the splendid Jewel for which I was straining my life. "My flags were put out from the sum mit of the highest pinnacle near us and a hundred feet or so beyond this I left a bottle containing a brief record and a piece of the flag which Six years before I had carried around the northern end of Greenland. Then we started to re turn." Peary was 52 years old when In July. 1308, he set out from New York on his ninth and successful attempt to reach the pole. The personnel of his party ! was. with one or two exceptions, the i same as that wtilch accompanied him on hia eighth attempt Proceeding northward through Robe son Channel to the Kane Basin Peary established a winter baso at Cape Sheri dan on the Lincoln Sea on September 5. It was determined there to approach the pole In Ave detachments. This method was followed until the eighty-eighth parallel was reached, when Peary, with the negro Matt Henson left Capt. Bart lett, who was ln charge of the fourth detachment, and accompanied by four Eskimos made the last dash of 135 miles afoot In Ave days, reaching tho pole April 6. "Prise of TJiree Centnrles." "The first thing I did." wrote Peary In his own story of his achievement, Stern Brothers V West 42nd and 43rd Streets "Somefehibg to Dow Books for Children 35c to 1.50 Paintingand Drawing Books with Paints and Crayons. 90c Wooden Beads to String. 90c Toy' Army I Can Make. Washingon Home. appeared when on the trip in which "was to write theso words in my diary: " 'The pole at last. The prize of three centuries. -My dream and goal for twenty years. cannot bring myself to realize It. It seems all so simple and commonplace.' " t Peary and his companions spent thir ty hours in the vicinity of the Pole, which was found to be a great tract of frozen sea and not of land. T10 weather during the time was cloudless, the tem perature varying from 13 to 33 degrees below zero. In tho open places where soundings were taken the 9,000 feet of wire which Peary had with him failed to toucli bottom. llolata American Flair, Records of tho occasion were depos ited and photographs made and the Stars and Stripes hoisted for any to seo who might ln future years attempt to duplicate Peary s feat by air or other wise. That was In accordance with tin explorer's rode, although there Is, of course, small likelihood of tho records or other vvldcnco remaining in place on account of the continuous movement of the Ice Scientists examined all of Teary's data, compared his observations and de ciaca nnauy that he actually reached a point one mile and one-sixteenth from the mathematical top of the earth. For all scientific purposes Peary ,had achieved his ambition and so far Is the only white man who truthfully could de clare that he had stood 'on the top of the world, On his return home Peary placed his proofs before the House Committee on Naval Affairs, which In concurrence with the Senate on March 4, 1911. voted him the thanks of Congress, raised him to the rank of Rear Admiral of the United States Navy and retired him on pay. Decorations, medals and awards of many kinds, were showered on him before and after ultimate recognition of his achievement had been made by his own (iovcrnmcnt. Following his lecture tours Admiral J'eary spent some t me In rdst with his family on Eagle Island, off the coast of Maine. During this period he worked on two books, "The North Pole" and "Se crets of Polar Travel. With the outbreak of the EuroDean stncta forccd hlm ,nto more nctlve chan. ncls and he accepted the chairmanship war Aamirai rearys professional In of the National Aerial Coast Patrol Com mission. From time to time he warned against the llkllhood of a raid on the Atlantic coast by submarine or aircraft and took the lead In an agitation looking toward the establishment of an Ameri can naval base In Greenland?. In 1916 Admiral Peary made his first and only essay towards a political career. He becamo a candidate on a preparedness platform to succeed the late United States Senator Edwin C. Burleigh of Maine, but after a week withdrew, saying that he felt ho was un skilled in politics nd not temperament ally suited to a career that he thought would necessitate frequent attacks upon his friends. Admiral Peary was married in 1888 to Miss Josephine Dlebltsch of Washington. who frequently accompanied lm on his 75c Yarns for Children to Sew and Read. 75c Picture Building Books i 35c and 45c Interesting Cut Out Books. Arctic trips. It was on one of these that his daughter. Marie Ahnlchlto Peary, was born. ' She has the distinction of having been born farther north than any other white child and becamo popularly Known as "The snow uauy." Admiral Peary was a member of all tho principal geographical societies of the world and held decorations from many foreign Governments. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Delta Kappa Epsllon fraternities and of Kane Lodge F, and A. M,, named for Ellsha Kont Kane, another American explorer of Arctic fame. STEFANSSON PAYS k TRIBUTE TO PEARY Says He Introduced Common Sense Methods in Exploration. Common sense methods ln exploration and tho elimination of gallery heroics were what contributed most to Admiral Peary's success as an explorer, accord ing to Vlihjalmur Stefansson, tne Arctic explorer, who von learning of Admiral Peary's death yesterday said: "Peary's greatest contribution ti ex ploration 'was tho Introduction of com mon sense. Previously moro emphasis had been laid on the heroism and tests of endurance developed by trips Into the North. Peary adopted the methods, of the Esquimaux, which were less dra matic, becauso they reduced hardship and suffering to a minimum. In that way he travelled In comparative com fort In the winter, tho season found hardest by his predecessors. "I think Admiral Peary was easily the foremost explorer who ever ventunM into the North. Personally ho was a charming man and the somewhat harsh and brusque characteristics attributed to him ' never; were found by those who knew him closely, ln his opinions he was decidedly broad minded, nnd changed his views considerably as time and experience came to him." BRITISH LABOR ASKS HALT IN HIGH COSTS Big Profiteers Stir Leaders to Action. London, Feb 20. The constantly rls Ing cost of living, which has been ac centuated this week by further advances In some essential commodities, has In duced the Labor party to take action In order to meet the situation. J. R. Clynes, Laborite Member of rnrllament and former Food Controller, to-day said the Labor party was planning a series of meetings In London and the provinces to demand drastic measures against profiteering. DRY U. S. BLAMED FOR ALIEN EXODUS Poles, Czechs and Jugo-Slavs Arrive in Switzerland. Geneva, Feb: 20. Thousands 01 Toles, Czecho-Slovaks and Jugo-Slavs who made small fortunes In America arrived In Switicrland recently on the way to their own countries, where their Incomes will be Increased 60 to SO per cenw by tne raics or exchange. Some of them are returning through patriotism or homesickness, but fully three-fifths because, they declare, Amer ica has gono dry. which they consider tyranny. Meantime the Swiss cafete rias are mixing a mild concoction la belled as wlskey which Is being sold to the exiles at a hlg price. FOR STATE VOTES ON 2.75 BEER Mlnnhan'a mil Would Settle Alco holic Content (location. Wasiunoton. Feb. 20. Amendment of the Volstead prohibition enforcement act so as to permit the States by refer endums to authorlzo the sale of 2.75 per cent, beer and 10 per cent, wine was proposed In a bill introduced to-day by Representative Mlnahan (N. J.). "My bill," said Mr. Mlnahan, "merely provides for a sane, reasonable and logi cal method of enforcing the prohibition constitutional amendment" Store Hours 9 A. M. to 5 P. M. Lord&Taylor 38th Street Balbriggan Shirts and Drawers, 85c Medium weight; shirts with half sleeves; drawers in, regular ankle length; A practical quality and weight for between season wear. Silk Plaited . Half Hose 55c Reinforced toes and heels; excellent quality; navy, cordoviln and black. Men's lace shoes in dark cordovan, tan, or black, in smart English lasts. Built for comfort and service, and specially priced. LEA6DE IN CAMPAIGN AS SENATE VIEWS IT Hitchcock, Borah and Icnroot Agree Root Has Forced Issuo. MUCH REGRET EXPRESSED Johnson Holds If Rovision Is Necessary tho Time To Do So Is Now. Bptctal to Tn 8'tm and New Yosk nnutD. Washwotok, Feb. 20. The Now. York Republican convention put the treaty Is sue In the 1920 campaign for good or 111, as the Senate viewed matters to-day, Senator Hitchcock (Neb.), the acting Democratic leader, made a carefully weighed sneech for the Reconl protest Ing against the disposition to blame the Democrats for failure to ratify and In sisting that the uncompromising Repub lican position solely was to blame. To his statement senators uoran (Idaho) nnd Lenroot (Wis.) replied from the Republican side. . The former surveyed the Record to demonstrate that Mr. Hitchcock was in error ln putting the blame on the Republicans. :nslsttng that from the beginning the Democrats had refused to consider any suggestions of compromise. Mr, Borah, Irreconcilable and advo- cato of carrying the treaty Issue squarely to tho people, rejoiced over tho New York convention utterance aa tho com plete proof that the treaty is In the cam. palgn and will be tne dominant Issue. Ho quoted Ellhu Root's demand that the treaty be ratified with reservations and his pronouncement that the next Presi dent should Initiate a revision of the League of Nations. Reservations Not Popular. If thoso two declarations do not put the treaty Into politics Senator Borah demanded to know how tt could be put there. Ho added "If you go In on this treaty Issue you will come out with It stripped of reservations. I have talked to forty-two great mass meetings since this debate started, and I say to you that the people go to sleep when you talk to them about reservations.' Senator Johnson (Cal.), a candidate for the Republican nomination, took Issue Bharply with Mr. Root as to the Immediate ratification of the treaty and after March 4 proceeding to revise the covenant. He insisted that if the cove nant were so bad it must be revised without delay. "Mr. Root's characterization of Article X. was no less severe than Its most Implacablo foe ln the Senate," said Sen ator Johnson. "He said It was 'espe cially Important that the Senate prevent the Ineradicable mistake of Article X' "The position thus -taken by Mr. Root seems to be that we should enter the League of Nations, -but ihould trans form It at once when the Republjcan party comes Into power and make It something which It If not to-day and which It cannot be or do even with res ervations. I cannot subscribe to any such doctrine. To Join the league at present with the mental or expressed reservations that we are going to trans mute It Into something different within a year. Is neither fair to the other mem bers of tho league nor Just to the people of the United States." When the Senate disposed of the urgent deficiency bill about the middle of the afternoon the treaty auto matically came up. For a moment It seemed as If a vote might be taken on reservation No. 1. The Vice-President was on tho oolnt of ordering tho roll call when Senator Hitchcock arose. His Immediate purptse, he said, was to pro test against a newspaper publication that he and probably the President really want the treaty as an issue In the campaign. . ' I am not In a position to speak for -FIFTH AVENUE Interesting Saturday For Men , Negligee Shirts, $2.35 v ' Values Worth Consideration Madras, Percaje and Printed Oxford materials of fine quality, in neat and novelty stripes; soft French cuffs. Open-End Four-in-Hands $1.10 each Made of rich, in a spleh'did assortment of patterns and colorings in plain and fancy designs. Silk Half Hose 75c AnExtraordinary Value Lisle tops, toes and heels; navy, grey, cordo van, black and white. .Ground Floor., . -Men's Fine Shoe& $11.75 the President, of course," said Mr. Hitch cock, "but I fell authorized to say on behalf of Senators of tho minority thero In no disposition among Democrat to delay ratification of the treaty to make It a campaign Issue. It Is almost tho unanimous wfsh of Democratic Senators to procure early ratification. They nro willing to go more than half way for this purpose and In agreeing on an hon orable compromise of differences over reservations. This Is not a mere asser tion ; It Is proved by the records of the Senate. It was on this side of the Chamber that the movement was started for reviving the treaty, and It was from the other side that the answer camo tho treaty was 'dead' and could not be re vived. It was on this side tho move ment originated to form a bipartisan conference commltteo of a few Senators to consider the subject' of compromise, and It was tho Democrats In that con ference that made qvery effort to pro cure compromise. "It cannot bo said theso propositions of compromise are not liberal. Repub lican Senators have gone so far as to declare there Is no substantial differ ence between them and tho'Lodgo res ervation on Article X. Now, If -wo had not shown a disposition to compromise, to go .half way toward an agreement, we might be charged with a design to delay ratification, but wo have gone the limit of .compromise; we have gono to the point whero to go further w,ould be to surrender, "I would not have ' It understood I am afraid of this Issuo In the cam paign. I am not. I believe If It la forced Into the campakn It would bo the dominant Issue and that tho people will decide It ln favor of the League of Nations and against the obstruction Ists." Lenroot DUpnte Amertlon. Senator Lenroot challenged tho state ment that the Democrats and not the Republicans had displayed a spirit ot compromise. On the other hand, Mr. Lenroot Insisted that to the very mo ment of voting on ratification In No vember Mr. Hitchcock refused to con sider any compromise proposition to consider any reservation. "The Senator says," said Mr. Lenroot, "that the bipartisan conference was Initiated by the Democrats. 1 Insist It was Initiated by the Republicans despite that on the Republican side It was recognized that there could be no change In the substance In tho reservation on Article X." "Gentlemen .will finally recognize mat It Is Impossible- to keep this Issue out of the campaign," said Senator Borah. The New York Republicans have made It the dominating issue of tne 1320 campaign." Like Mr. Johnston, Mr. uoran entirety disagrees with tho suggestion that this country should Immediately enter the League of Nations and then lmmeaiateiy after March 4 should Initiate a world movement to reform tho league. Ho thinks the safe thing Is to stay out. PREMIERS TAKE UP TRADE WITH RUSSIA Continued from First Page. cooperative societies will bo left over by the council until Premier Mlllerand eturns here from Paris. M. MUleranQ, is Is well known, Is most Interested In dispositions In Asia Minor, which may bt radically changed on account ot this latest Bolshevist menace. a3 well as by the Cillclan massacres. Lieut-Col. Sir Hamar Greenwood, Under Secretary of the Foreign Office, sneaking ln the House of Commons to- tilght, announced that the Grand Mufti In Cairo had issued a decree in wnicn he branded Bolshevism as heretical and warned all Moslems against It Thte announcement by Sir Hamar was a pre lude to a series of International ques tions. In the course of which Tremler Lloyd George promised tho House that he would not commit Groat Britain In connection with the Constantinople -set tlement and the Turkish peace further than was known already until members had an opportunity to debate the ques 39th Street Values heavy and durable silks Full-Fashioned Silk Half Hose $1.28 Fine quality with lisle tops and soles in cordovan, navy, brown, grey, black and white.. tlon further. The dato for this debate was set for one dhy next week, Winston Churchill, Secretary of State for War, reiterated his, promise that tho British army would be reduced to j :oo,ooo officers nnd men In tho course I of the present financial year, as was outlined In the Dudget. This brought up the question of whether the German army had been reduced In accordance with tho terms of the peace treaty. "Tho military forces at Germany's disposal are sufficient only to maintain Internnl order," Mr, Churchill roplled. AuBtcn Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer, renewed his former expres sions of financial optimism. He con demned tho proposal to make a levy on trinkets and gold and silver plate to meet the nation's Indebtedness. "J am confident that by restricting Imports and stimulating experts we wllj be able to meet tho national obligations," ho said. NEW HITCH ARISES OVER RUSSIAN TRADE Soviet Suspects Political Aims m the, Proposal. Oil tt Attociatcd Prtit. CopENitAOny, Feb. 19, "In view of tho recont pronouncement in Parte by the SuDremo Krnnnmln rviun.ll ik. Soviet Government Is reconsidering Its lowaru uie plan for trading with Iturala through cooperative socie ties," said Maxim IJtvlnnff h n,, Soviet representative here, to-day., 'Tho suspicion that oomc people under cover limn nro pursuing rar reaching political alms has gained new grdund and the whole plan soon may provo to have died before Its birth. "Mintlme nothing stands in the way of dealing with Itussia Immediately by countries which are prepared for direct communication through prouer trade or ganizations In Itussia. This perhaps re quires some courage, but such courage will be repaid. I understand that somo countries already are moving in this di rection." Just what "pronouncement" made by the members of the economic 'council lri I'arls was referred to M. Lltvlnoff Is not apparent Tho Supremo Council Is. sued on January 24 a note outlining to the representatives of tho Itusslan Cen tral Cooperative Union the details con cerning the nartlal 1 If tl nir nf ihn htnt ade against Itussia. Later, on February 6, doubt as to the practical working of the plan for tho partial resumption of EM.GATTLE& Platinumsmiths 63OFJFTMVE. Jewlcrs Diamond Rings and Brooches in Exclusive Settings rare examples of expert platinumcraft Opposite St. Patrick's Cathedral 51H PARIS 1 ) 'The Paris Shop op America. Are Closing Out Remaining Winter Fashions AN EARLY RESPONSE IS SUGGESTED AS GROUPS ARE LIMITED TAILORED AND FUR-TRIMMED SUITS Formerly to $275 at $95 $125 $145 , The balance of our Winter models odd styles in f ash ' ionablt materials mostly fur-trimmed effects. HANDSOME FUR-TRIMMED COATS Formerly to $695 at $195 $250 to $395 Rich effects in cloth and fur the balance of our high-cost Winter styles. 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The cod, the favorite fish of the Flowery Kingdom, is a genuine treat as served at CHILDS. t Fln.lr hrJ(Ud, nri.it with Huffy muhtd pot toi and frid folda browa titty FrUtf, trado with Itussia developed at the ses sion of the Council of Ambassadors. it was asserted that the Soviet Govern ment, after Having said It would con sent to the proposed restricted trading through tho cooperative societies, had shown a disposition to tie up tho socle ties with official administration In such a way as to make even partial trading Impossible. ABORITE LOSES IN ENGLAND. Independent Candidate Wlna in . Wrckln Dye Election. London, Feb. 20. The byo election for member of tho House of Commons for tho Wrekln Division of Shropshire, recently held, rosulted In tho election of Charles Palmer, Independent, by B38 plurality over Charles Duncan, tho Labor candidate, nnd John Bayley, Coalition Liberal. AVEA.T 46TM 5Ti NEW YORK Write or Call JourtA Floor