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t dolph N Anderson whose whoseword whosewoid whoseword
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mortgage bond In Inthe the theworld theworld theworld
world of science f the thothreeyearold thethreeyearold thethreeyoar
threeyearold old carcass of abowhead a abowhead nbowhead
bowhead while slightly acrid and a abit abit abit
bit mustfy n us y is certainly filling 11l1lnlp The Thedoctor Thedoct Thedoctor
doctor doct r knows because ho ate ato a few fewdoublo fewdoub19 fewdouble
double portion slices It was bow bowhead bowhead
head or nothing noth ng As the doctor had hadhad hadhad hadbad
had plenty of the latter he welcomed welcomedtho
they bowhead bowheadIt bowheadIt
It It pain ivas In that forlorn country where whereevenjjtho whereeve whoreevontho
Lc X evenjjtho eve evontho tho polar olar bears have chills 4000 4000miles 4000roUes 4000miles
miles to the west and more than 1000 1000northj 1000nor 1000ti
ti north nor j and then some that ho made madetho madetho madetho
tho choice relates the Now York YorkWorld YorkWorld
World World He and V Stefansson S etan8son as rep representatives reprCs6ntaUvelot representatives ¬
resentatives of the American Museum Museumof
of of National History were up there therestaring thereI therestaring
I staring death In tho face looking for forspecimens forf forspocimens
f t specimens They are now returning returningafter returningtter returningafter
after after two years Y absence ab senco Stories of oftheir orthelr ofthei
their hardships hards lps have got here first firstCatcIng firstrt
V rt Catching Catcl lng the malls is no joke up there thereTo therei thereTo
i To get a letter In the letter box at atMacPherson aty
y MacPherson In time for the July de deivery dej ¬ I
j Jiver JlverYAMr ivery Mr Stefasson wrote on March Marchi
i 13 If a ° letter is carried around in inones Inones inones
< ones pocket over night the folks at athpmOjhave athomohave
< hpmOjhave to wait another six months monthsfor
till for n npweMr iipwq iipwqMr ws wstill
1 tillJi Ji Mr r Stefansson and Dr Anderson Andersonleft
t left Jgow Qw w York on April 6 1908 They Theymado Theymade Theymade
made their way by railroad to Edmon Edmonton Edmonton ¬
J ton Canada tho furthorest point to towblcli towhich towhich
which human Ingenuity and daring daringhad
t 1 > had had1jeen been boon 11 able to t push the steel rails railstho rallshe railsthe
the advance a van e agents of progress From FromEdmonton Fromt FromEdmonton
t Edmonton the two explorers made madetheir n1adf madetheir
f their t ell way to Athabasca Athaba ca at tho head headwaters beadi1 loadwaters ¬
i1 waters of the Mackenzie where the ther therjvor
L rjvor rjverbelng r being free from ice they would wouldfind wouldfind wouldfind
find sturdy littlo steamers ready to tocarry tocarry toi
i carry them one step further Into the thewildejrness theJ
wildejrness of f Ico and snow The me1Den moJ mo moment ¬
J J ment monC they left the deck deckof of the th little littloboat IIttlof
f boat that had served their purpose to tothe tothe tothe
the best of its ability the two adven adventurers advenI advontuYera ¬
I turers plunged into the terrible fast fastncssoss fastI
I ncssoss 1355088 of the great silent north northTwo northR northTwo
R Two Years In the Ice IceFor leit IceFor
t For almost two years the great greatsweeps greatf greatWevps
f sweeps SW Wevps 9 pf pow and Jco bid the two twomen twononfrom
Jnenfrom men nonfrom from the rest re t of tho world almost almostas
t as completely compl tcly as tho walls of f a tomb tombOnce tombOnce tombOnco
Once an Eskimo traveling for from fromhis rom rombls ramhis
his homo down into the haunts of ofsturdy ofsturdy I
sturdy sl rdy white folks who were fighting fightingfor
for or existence on the very edge of ofthe athq ofthe
the hq ajctlo rctf circle brought b ought with wJ h him hima i
r I a story of ot two white men up above the thecircle thecircle
circle 1 Only one other ot or Limo did word wordcome wordomo wordconro
come conro from the men Then by long longand longand longand
and tedious sled Journeys did an EJs EJskjroo Es4t
4t 1 kjroo ktmoattached k attached to their party carry a aMr att
f 1 Mr l T tt er r to ° j tbe daring dRrn rlng shipper of a fish fishing fts fishIng
JIt u uf 1nc ing sn in m1 J k kftt that had literally Jlte aIlY forced Its Itsway Itawil1hro Itswirytltrough
wil1hro way through lb the Ice Into the far farnorth farpprtl14 farAorth
north Aorthk
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1V Now No ow the th Men n Ntisel7 the way wayslowly warJowly wayslowly
slowly back bringing with them de details detaU details ¬
tails of a story the mere merehJnl hints of olwhicb ofwhletl ofwhlcla
whicb have outdone the dreams of ofwriters ofwrJtar ofwriters
writers of fiction who love to toll of ofimaginary ofImaldnaIT ofImaginary
imaginary adventures in tho frozen frozennorth frozennOrth frozennorth
north And the men who faced perils perilsand perllland porileand
and hardships that would havo tried triedtho triedtho triedthe
tho courage and strength of the hard hardcat hardC8t hardest
cat who sot out on long longnnd and painful painfulJourneys painfulJournoy painfuljourneys
Journeys when tho mercury frozo In Intho Inthe Intho
tho thermometer who were forced to tocamp tocamp tocamp
camp on mountain ridges and peaks peaksat
at tho height of bUzzardsthoy blizzards thoy havo havosent havosont havesent
sent a plain impassioned report of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their Journeys without giving a hint hintthat hintthat hintthat
that they encountered aught but what whatthoy whatthey whatthoy
thoy expected when they left Now NowYork NewYork NowYork
Hardships of the Trip TripIt
It would require far more space spacethan spacethan spacothan
than the limits of this article permit permitto
to give more than a mere skeleton of oftho ofthe oftho
tho story of tho two years trip as It ItIs ItIs itis
Is now In tho possession of Dr H 0 0Bumpus OBumpps CBulnpte
Bumpus director r of the Museum MusoumofNatural of ofNatural ofNatural
Natural History who authorized tho thoexpedition thoexpedition theexpedition
expedition When the men themselves themselvesarrive themselvesarrive themselvesarrive
arrive they will fill In with detail the thostory thestOry thestory
story of periods of ten days and more morothat morethat morethat
that often oft on elasped without a morsel of ofsustaining otsustaining ofsustaining
sustaining food passing their lips Upsand Upsandwhich and andwhich andwhich
which thoy dismissed with a single singlesentence singlesentence singlosentence
sentence in their preliminary report reportIn
In many respects the trip of Mr MrStefansson MrStefansson I
Stefansson and Dr Anderson sur surpasses surpasses ¬
passes any other expedition ever made madeInto madeInto madeinto
Into the north by white men The dif difficulties dUficultJos dltAcultios ¬
ficulties with which they had to con contend contend contend ¬
tend because of the very nature of oftheir Qttheir oftheir
their journey exceeded even those thoBewhich thosowhich thosewhich
which confronted Commander Peary Pearyon
on his dash to the north polo His Hiswas HIswas Hiswas
was a hurried trip across several hun hundred hundred hundred ¬
dred miles of Ice to the polo and andback andback andback
back Carefully constructed sleds sledsdrawn sledsdrawn sledsdrawn
drawn by the finest Eskimo dogs in inthe Inthe inthe
the arctic circle carried provisions provisionsaplenty provisionsaplentY4 provisionsaplenty
aplenty aplentyNot aplentY4Not
Not so with Stefansson and Ander Anderson ¬
son Their mission was the collection collectionof
of specimens that would enlighten the tborest thorest therest
rest of the world as to human animal animaland animaland animaland
and vegetable life within the arctic arcticcircle arcticCircle arcticcircle
circle They had nr single objective objectivepoint objectivepoint objectivepoint
point Their wanderings w and search searches ¬
es took them a part p rt of the time out outover outover outover
over the Ice of the Arctic ocean and a apart npart apart
part of the time across mountain ran ranges ranges ranges ¬
ges that rise thousands of feet in tho thoair theaIr thoair
Food Stolen by Wild Beasts BeastsThey BeatThoy BeastsThey
They also had plenty of provisions provisionswhen provisionswhen provisionswhen
when they th y started As though how howover however howover
over the ordinary perils of the coun country country eountry ¬
try were not sufficient the real own owners owners owners ¬
ers of the country polar bears and andwolverines andwolverines andwolverines
wolverines added to their dangers dangersTlmo dangersTime dangersTime
Time after time tho daring scientists seientietswearied scientistswearied sclentl ts tswearied
wearied by months of privation would wouldseek wouldsebk wouldseek
seek the stores of food they had hid hidden hidden hidden ¬
den in caches for just such emergen emergencies emergencles emergencies ¬
cies only to find that fourfooted ft ma marauders marauders marauders ¬
rauders had broken in atd a d stolen hun hundreds hundreds bundrads ¬
dreds of pounds of food foodStefansson toodStetansson foodStefansson
Stefansson as the actual leader of ofthe oft ofthe
the t expedition has reserved all but butthe butthe butthe
the briefest summary for his personal personalreport personnlreport personalreport
report to Dr Bumpus A brief ten tenpages tenpages tenpages
pages sufficed for him to announce the thoresults theresults theresults
results of the two years Journey as aswell aswell aswell
well as to outline his plan for a last lastdash lastdash lastdash
dash Into the country of the hostile hostileCoppernlne hosUleCoppemlne hostileCoppernlne
Coppernlne people Eskimos who whoviewed whoviewed whoviewed
viewed with Jealous eyes any attempt attempton
on tho part of white men to penetrate penetratetheir penetratetheir penetratetheir
their country countryOn
On the map you yo will find a tiny tinypoint tinypoint tinypoint
point of land projecting Into the Arc Arctic Arctfc Arctic ¬
tic ocean and named Cape Parry ParryNothing ParryNotJ1lng ParryNothing
Nothing illustrates bettor perhaps perhapstho
tho uncertainty of the position of the thoexplorers theexplorors theexplorers
explorers than the very first para paragraph paragraph paragraph ¬
graph of Mr Stefanssons letter letterwhich letterwhich letterwhich
which was written from that place on onMarch onMarch onMarch
March 13 of this yearAn year yearAn yearAn
An Eskimo tho same Jimmy Mona Mo Monaranna
naranna na ran na who accompanied Captain CaptainAmundsen CaptainAmundsen CaptainAmundson
Amundsen in 10050 from Herschel HerscholIsland H Herschelisland rschel rschelIsland
Island to the Yukon wrote Mr Ste Stofansson Stefansson
fansson has come hero from Balllio Balllioisland B Dahliaisland lIlIe lIlIeIstund
island and intends starting tomorrow tomorrowfor tomoirowfor
for the Mackenzie lfacken lo delta I am giving givinghim givinghim givinghim
him this letter hoping it may get Into Intothe Intothe intothe
the July mall at Macpherson MacphersonJust
Just think of it Itgrave grave doubts as to towhether towhether towhether
whether a letter will reach a mailpost mall mallpost manpoat
post In four months time timeMy timeIy timeMy
My Iy Eskimo he wrote flare are indeadly In Indeadly Indeadl
deadly deadl fear of t t1 the e Cdppernlno C p ernlno people Depplpt
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who have the reputation of being beingmurderous belD J Jmurderoul smurderous
murderous lot While they haie hatoagreed haieagreed ba1earced
agreed to accompany mo I cab never nevertell novorte11 nevertell
tell on what night they th may have a adream adream adream
dream which they will construe as a awarning awarning awarning
warning not to go and I will be loft loftto Jofttomake loftto
to tomake make the journey alone aloneTho aloneThe lonoTho
Tho dangers from the people thorn thornselves thornsolves thornselves
selves were not the greatest obstacles obstaclesto
to this thl the climax of his trip as MrStefanseon Mr MrStcfansson MrStcfans80n
Stcfansson hinted in his letter Tho Thotrip Thotrl Thetrip
trip trl would require all conditions be being boIng being
ing favorable at least 16 days going goingand goingand goingand
and tho same limo returning to say saynothing saynothing saynothing
nothing of f tho tlmo that must bo bospent bospent bespent
spent in gathering scientific data Six Sixdays Sixdays Sixdays
days provisions however were all allthat nilthat allthat
that Mr Stefansson had For the rest restof restor restof
of his food ho must depend < < upon a acountry acountry acountry
country in which oven the Esquimaux Esquimauxfound Esqulmatlxfound Esquimauxfound
found it exceedingly difficult to find findsufficient find8ufficlent findsufficient
sufficient food to sustain their lives livesTho J livesThe vs vsTho
Tho possibility of starvation how however howover however
ever did not deter tho adventurer adventurerThat
That ho made the trip secured his hisspecimens hisspecimens hisspecimens
specimens and Is now safely on his hisreturn hisreturn hisreturn
return Is all that those who are most mostdeeply mostdeeply mostdeeply
deeply Interested In his welfare knowDr know knowDr knowDr
Dr Anderson who shortly after he heset heset hoset
set out from the friendly deck of the tholittle theUttlo thelittle
little river steamer on the Mackenzie Mackenzioseparated Mackenzieseparated Mackenzieseparated
separated from Mr Stefansson and andheaded andheaded andheaded
headed a party of ESQulmaux Into the thocountry theco thecountry
country co ntry has written n little more at atlength atlength atlength
length of his two years trip Ho too toohas toohas toohas
has found a sentence quite sufficient sufficientto
to tell tellot of experiences that must have havetried bavetrIed havetried
tried the heart and courage of every everymember everymember ovarymember
member of the party partyBalllle partyDaUlIo partyBaillio
Balllle island In the Arctic ocean oceanwas oceanwas oceanwas
was the headquarters chosen by Dr DrAnderson DrAnderson DrAnderson
Anderson for his party From there therehe
he wrote his report re ort which by its very verysimplicity verysimplicity verysimplicity
simplicity and directness Is one of tho thomost thomost themost
most remarkable documents ever sent sentthrough sentthrough sentthrough
through the malls of the United States StatesDay StatesDay StatesDay
Day by day has Dr Anderson do dotailed d dtailed dotailed
tailed his Journey Of the en entire tiro first firstyear firstyear firstyear
year spent In the north his report says saysnothing saysnothing saysnothing
nothing the letter ho had sent out outearlier outearlier outearlier
earlier on oho of the two occasions occasionsword occasionsword occasionsword
word was received from tho adven adventurers ndventurers adventurers ¬
turers belug sufficient in his opinion opinionto
to cover that period Of the second secondyear secondyeqr secondyear
year when the provisions taken north northby northb northby
by b the party had either been eaten eatenor
or stolen by the bears and wolverines wolverineshe
he says but little more moreAt moreAt moreAt
At the end of their trip when death deathand deathand deathand
and starvation stared them in tho faco facothey facothey facothey
they stumbled across tho carcass of ofa
a bowhead whale Dr Anderson writ writIng writIng writing
Ing of tho find said Tho carcass was wasevidently wasevidently wasevidently
evidently two or three years old but buttho butthe butthe
the meat was fairly well preserved preservedAlthough preservedAlthough preservedAlthough
Although It was still early In the aftelnoon aft afternoon afternoon ¬
ernoon the party camped immediately immediatelyand
and thero dogs and men feasted side sideby sideby sideby
by side Tho moat wrote Dr Anderson An Anderson Anderson ¬
derson was fairly palatable slightly slightlyacrid sUgbtlyacrid slightlyacrid
acrid but not nototrenslve offensive and all in all allwas allwas allwas
was very filling fillingAt
At tho conclusion of their letters lettersboth lettersboth lottersboth
both Mr Stefansson and Dr Ander Anderson ¬
son express themselves as aebelng being de desirous desirous desirous ¬
sirous of returning again tp the coun country country country ¬
try in which they spent two such terriblo terrlble ter terrible ¬
rible years to complete the work they theystarted theystarted theystarted
started startedThe startedThe startedThe
The first specimen gathered by Mr MrStefansson MrBtetansson MrStefansson
Stefansson and Dr Anderson have ar arrived arrived arrived ¬
rived at tho Museum of Natural His History History History ¬
tory The men will reach New York YorkIn
In the near future futureA
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Jesse Conway the witty correspond correspondent ¬
out of the Cleveland Leader tells this thisono thisone thisono
ono onoTho The noble battleship Ohio steamed steamedInto steamednto steamedinto
Into Quito harbor ono day and an anchored anchored anchored ¬
chored alongside a British tramp trampPresently trampPresently trampPresently
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battleship battle hlp Thoy arrived under the thename theuame thename
name plate and painfully spelled out outtho outtho outthe
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