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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETMMIDSE BAILY HERALD WEHNES9AY, DECEMBER. 22, THE NEW STORE FULL AND OVERFLOWING WITH CHOICE XMAS NOVELTIES Everything in the Store is new and attractive and bought right. In fact, we are showing some wonderful bargains in every department. Will mention a few of our strong lines for Christmas selling: LADIES' UNDERWEAR Fancy silk and lace collars, with, tabs er plain bands, in 5Q prices feegi'Aning at 4 Kft 25c up LADIES' KID CLOVE8 Real Mocha, three dome gloves, silk lined, price Special French Kid Gloves, any all sizes, fully guaranteed CQ per pair CENTS' CLOVES Mocha Kid, full fur lined, able warm glove for dress wear, per pair Silk dog skia glorea, dressy and a good wearing quality per pair LADIES' BELTS Choice assortment of fancy elastic and silk belts ranging in price from 25c up to---- CENTS' SUSPENDERS AND TIES In fancy gift Each 50c and 75c LADIES' ANB CENTS' HANDKERCHIEFS cheapest all the te Irish Lines; Plain, Initial or Embroidered. FANCY LINENS Irish and Japanese, fancy drawn and embroidered Trays, Doilies, Runners and o-o'clock Teas. Our stock is large 'and our prices Quite reasonable. NECK FRILLING3 x The greatest assortment of dainty ever shown in the city, put up in fancy boxes or by the Everything that's new. FLOOR RUGS LACE CURTAINS QUILTS Showing tome beautiful things in Nause Furnishings. Floor at S2, and Lace curtains, gradually up to Down Quilts, from up to WAISTINGS Figured French flannel waist lengths, in many patterns. Each............. I DRE6S SILKS Rajalis, Taffetas, Crepe de chine, all the pretty shades, rep- resented at per yd. 60c and Let M9 show you the no-vest IN READY T9 WEAR WAISTS in Silk, Lace, Net, Amen or Lawn. All sizes from" 32 te 42. .The values are, the best shown. MEMBER, WE IS NEW T R E E T HE HAS FOOLED US ALL SAYS BRADLEY OF COOK Arctic Explorer's Failure a Severe Blow To Hia Friends Peary Satisfied New York, Dec. -21.-News that the. his friends to fight for University of Copenhagen had dulm-j Cook's flight, (for that's kirn, and what it UIUveisAiA- ui ,.11 i ed to accept Dr. Cook's claim that j.seems to me to amount to) killed aL my interest in him and his affairs. Before that I never -had had reason to doubt Cook, amd Ms whole course in the matter seems inexplicable to he had reached the North Pole caoie as no surprise to scientific circles here and to many of his friends who been prepared for the result h'y eiiiv, rumors. "He has fooled us ail, from thu King of. Denmark was the ex- clamation of John R. Bradley, Dr. Cook's -hacker in his Arctic trip Mfle> he was apprised with "the news of Copenhagen. "And he fooled me with the rest." Mr. Bradley added. "I discovered this from the University of Copenhagen some continued Mr. Bradley. ''In common with the rest of the world I was delighted at the first news Iron Dr. Cook that -he had discovered tte Pole. His actions, however, and failure to make more than rioagre statements regarding his trip follow- ing his return to civilization took some of the smack off the supposed triumph. I began to decided- ly when Dr. Cook lett, us all without so much as word of When R rum? away you the Peary. Arctic club, said: "From the University of Copenhagen to find it has been impossible for the univer- my personal knowledge of Dr. Cook (any proof of the discovery of the' sity authorities to establish commun- and my knowledge of the work 'in Pole by Dr. Cook. Far from ication with Dr. Cook which was sus- Irctici I never wavered in my belief! showing any delight over the news pended some time ago. The explor- that Dr Cook could never prove the j from Copenhagen, it was evident that er's address is not known here even cbinis he made. I thoroughly believ-1 received the news with-to -his secretary, Lonsdale. After the ed'in the stories of Peary and the much satisfaction. j members of-'the examination commit- Esquimaux that Cook had not gone have known the outcome of this -tec made themselves acquainted indi- far north. Again Dr. Gook's story BinCe weeks before I reached this; vMually with the material was "filled with holes that to any'one' country on my return from the pole.! and so convinced themselves of its who had a knowledge of Arctic is not a matter of belief with me, utter worthlessness' as a means of de- ditions could easily see that no faith out absolute knowledge. However. I termining whether Cook reached ihe could be Placed in the story." shall not -discuss the matter in detail, Pole, the president of the committee Dr. Cook's claim that in 1906 he {or publication. It is. not necessary, j Prof. Stromgren, a general The warning which I sent to the puV; meeting of the commission for lie before I landed is still sufficient, j Friday when the report to the You remember my cablegram from! versity 'as now made public was Battle Harbor. Hero is the wording of it: Japanese Q{ Mount McXinley me. 'A Personal Friend ill- Alaska, the highest peak in Am- erica, is under investigation by a com- mittee of the explorer's here. The doctor promised to app'tar before the'committee after he had completed his polar data, but he has not done so. Chas. Wake, Dr. Cook's closest per- sonal friend, and the only person he-( sides his brother who knew the where- j abouts of the explorer last few weeks, when informed of the verdict reached bv the University of Copenhagen. "This is such.a severe blow to Cook in Bun Copenhagen, December Cook' 2i. _ Wai- secretary, last uni- from! versity as exact; drawn up. In a letter to Prof. Torp, nresciu- LADIES' WAISTS Any Style I SILK AND NET PIANO COVERS AND JAPANESE SILK ROBES ALL KINDS OF JAPANESE SILK WAIST PATTERNS "Cook has not been to tie Pole ed bv Lonsdale, Cook states that not April 21, 1908, or any other date. He only were his instruments has handed the public a gold; Etah as stated in his cable to the university of Oct. 23, but most of his "My friends may this -deci-' astronomical observations were also complete vindicatien of their, left at that northern .point, and w wic i Lonsdale Cooks secretary, siov a complete vinuicausn oi uuen it-i u UHOU during toel b-etore the cammittee a let-1 attitude on this whole subject, but as adds .that without these it seems ut- dumbfounded j JV p0stmarked Marseilles, for me T do not care to comment fur- j tedy impossible to pass a final iuag- _ J A 4- _ _ _ _ 1 I t-M Tii o 1 Ttl rVTl _ jends color t- ,the car-j ther." said Mr. Peary in conclusion. that I canr.ot now fully appreciate said Mr. Wake when he had tially recovered his composure. had every confidence in Dr. Cook and an explicit and believed'him% .thoroughly, yet I ara warninf; to the world Abased; well acquainted with the authorities i r.ompicte and accurate that Cook sailed from York for a Mediterranean port. What Peary Says Dec. ago, from the Labrador coast, Pity For Cook New York, Dec. the public knew the truth concerning Dr. Cook's physical condition as it his clese friends ment upon his expedition. After ob- taining all available information thej committee find as follows report of thc expedition sent to the university by Dr. Cook is woujd takea m0re charitable same as that printed in New during the months of unfortunate j and October last. H. Well-! copv of Cooks no transmitted for examination contains no proof that Dr. Cook reached the Pole. The report .is signed by ail six members of the committee who wrre in their enquiry by Knud well acquainted with the r.omplctc and accurate wQrds H Well_, copv of Look s. thc explorer The uni- of the University of Copenhagen, and tion in regard to thc Cook claims. In .n counsel fQr Dr FredcrJ books does not contain _ any original, attested thjg I know that any verdict they reach; doinR M x acccpted the .responsibility Coofc whcn thft'astronomical observations whatso- documcnts handed I know that any verdict they reach doinR f acccpted the .responsibility j told that the'astronomical observations whatso- is just and true." restine upon me and fulfilled m5" j University of Copenhagen had reject-'ever, but only results. Mr Wake 8mid that Dr. Cook's wife j to myself and the world.- Dr fs that hc Third-Tte documents presented are -is with him in Norway, With irorte. poU inexcasably lacking, mformauom documents handed thc university for examination do not E. ol Wtim.nty regarding Christmas Suggestions Of Presents That Are Sure to be Appreciated Morris Chairs Couches Chiffoniers China Cabinets Stands Morris Rockers Oavcnperts Buffets Secretarys Slipper At prices to suit everybody. Don't yriit until the last minute and choo ae your presents haphazatf. .and see our suggestions. We guarantee our packing when we ship. Letkbridge Furniture Company West of Post Office What Snhmitted Copcnhmgw, Ree. the commlsaioa of the sity ef for are: 7irjrt, a type-wriAtwH report prepared hy Cook'i secretary, Walter Lonsdals, of foolscap. Second, a typewritten copy by Lonadale from Cook's note hook. This occupies steteem pas- es of foolscap and includes a dcscrip-, tion of the expedition daring per- j iod from March IS. 1908t to Juno 13, J 1908, durros which, according statement, Cook journeyed from SCT-J) ertcvo.c; to thc North Pole and -j turned to a point on the polar icfijji 'not specifically indicated, but west of, 5 i the Azel Heibergland. These papers j were not accompanied, by a private Icti-tr from Cook, hut Secretary i j Lonsdale verb-ally to com- mission that the origwal notes andjS books of the explorer from his copies were made had hefn sent to j; Europe by another route aa a pre- cautionary measure, and would bedft-i; livercd to the a-niversity in the course of a fpw days. j In preaentinjc .the statrf explicitly and repeatedly that i copy number two complete and accurate dnplication, ol the. .Informa- tion contained in all of noU books tKut cowld Vi Xf inport-j jincc to university for dt this ftxaniHwition. ib this which would prore that the aitro- therein referreA to were really made and also con- tain no details regarding the observation and Infdrmat'on which can he regarded as Dr. Cook reached North to discuss, but it is very satisfactory for thc matter to' be cleared up. Peary is to be congratulated for established the claim to being the first to reach the North Pole.'1 Members of the Royal GeogracMeai Society found at their ciub rooms la- day, eiprossed no surprise at Copenhagen verdict. They were dis- posed to congratulate themsdven that Society had not In Dr. Cook the discoverer of the N'orth Pole. London, Dec. not Hk0 arr< the i to' kick a mam he was dowm. Captain Swott, ei- jOBracy te determine their n- plerrr, when opinioa liability. The committee, therefore. Copenhagen's verdict Coofc. Ho is of the opinion that thc material1! added. "It s a very delicate Pirc. which started last im m Rdicral gtore Bunurillc, Va., to otlaer a low estimated at A three-year-old child wat cremated the flames. KG6NTS WHNTED "We are tne largest advertisers of Investments in Canada. Our clientele extends from ocean to ocean. 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