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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, NOV1CMBKU 7, THIi DAILY IIHIIALU. PAGE THIRTEEN. SIEFFANSONJELIS LOCAL AUDIENCE rrecoucelvcc] Uoas regard to-up aa deaJ, In that !ht; oaulpmeitt lie Ihe Arctic areas wero shalu-red by i-arrled and the ho inmle the cxplorpr, Yllhjalinur Siefunisou, fur Ms-journey were (VgarJeil as a at Wesley Church, on Thursday night, venture on a forlorn hope which could ivhen lo a hufio audience lio relsiteil j otiiy have one Inevitable ending. Hut Us oiperlencca of IhaLregloa. It was ninety-seven days after ha bid fare not the land of eternal Ice anil snow irhlch Ihc Arctlo circle Is goner-' illy associated, but a laml uf green rolling prairie In sunnner time, to our own jiralrles, Ihe Luzz o( lite In Ihc Ehapo of inosquHoos, house flics, eeese, cle.T which the spoke of. Is more, he aalonlsheil Ills hearers when he said that the tem- perature of HerscheH Island at Its lowest TV a 5 55 degrees below zcio, or frno degree lower than that reached To Manitoba. Furthermore he related thftt tho tompenituro at tba North Polo iras only slsiy decrees beloiv tero. DreiBtd In evenlnfi of youns smd modest appearance, Mr, Stefans- hardly looked the man had brared tho terrors of the frigid zone. But that ho was n man of determina- tion and self-reliance, and ono had the convlclion of hTa judgment. bfllokcned in -what he had to say-that It n-aa Just this spirit thai carrlcjl him through. Tho conceptions ho formed and the means ho used to accomplish BH object In tba four years and over Jm last spent In the Arctic Zouc rev- olutionized, as. related, nil melhoda and theories previously adopted by eiplorers. Tha norlhland la evidently a happy hunting ground for this Intrepid ex- plorer, in that ho has spent In all ten and thirteen summers in the land wo are accustomed to regard as the froien norlb. Given Up For Dead In Iho expedition from which Mr. StefanBjoa rcturnocl last year, and on t -which ho embarked In March, iimttr tho auspices of tho Canadian government, lo learn moro ol and 1o discover unknown, northern Islands, Bfr. Stefanasou ivaa for a year given well to ihe frlogc of the bnowii. to advinco Into Iho unknown, he I u rued un aL Dunk's Island without the uf a dog: Here, however, so great urn the belief that he woulj never be tee a again, Ihe ship that hs bad detailed Lo in eel him did not as It was re ganJed'H would be HD Idle voyage. North Pole Not Imccettlble In prefacing his lecture YHilJalmur tefaiiaion said 'i'hAl The question ILL moflt frequently M'as: uHo-A near did you jjet to the North This vas an obnoslous question in tha1 back of It liy the assumption that thi. North Pole was a difficult place to gel lo. It was, however, comparatively speaking .not a bard place to reru li This was so because no matter hov hard. was for the.warm Japan cur rant In reach the Arctic Ocean thro up: I the narrow frozen.barrier ot He Strait, tbc Gulf Stream made Its ws> there through Ihe wtdo opening In th ap between Norway anrt Greenland y this means It was possible to Re earer Ibo North Polo In a dtttanc 700 inllfis from the Atlantic Lhan rom (ho Pacific.' area marked white on the ma onsllluted a million square miles o he unknown. Of this a quarter of million hud been explored. The Xortti ole was not the coldest part ot th Three factors prevented It Djng ap, In that these factors wer atlLudiai a'liltude anfl' dlstanre ev" Intenso cold reigned In hlg removed frjyn tho ocean, buL I espccl lo tbo Xoilh Pole the present f llic water p'roreriled this. Tho Fola ea TTRS covered .with cakes of ootlnuoua molloii caused by th These made- the Ice par! and ou get water 'between from ten to fty miles nparL Salt water froze aL 8 decrees, whllo fresh valor froze at 2. The air wns not below GO degrees 1 the Polo. In the mountains -west if Dawson the temperature fell lo legroes in that they were farther rom the ocean. In to cold, the leclurcr lfl thtit cold was. his greatest friend during his explorations, enabling him by keeping the Ice Intact, in Iho win- ;er (o travel wllh hla Eledge. A-Wrong Idei .The. Idea of.tho Arctic region being ailed lor rolunlecrs (rom Iho reiualn- ig ships Lut uo one was ivllllug to sk tho Journey without laklug ample esources'. lie fiolne forth In the t that be could fin. I all the re- ourcea he wanlcd. Ho tbcDnenl lor- ulth Ihe ooesleiJuJ drawn hf six and accoinpauled by tTi'o Xor- lans were wintering at the olnt, he Etarteil from and agreed It) ome with him aL Ihc Mlo ot [25 a ay eaili. jThe speaker said that lie el; ronriJerU he could Itvo ou Ihe ho Loulj fiud In the fact otl1.' v HUGO HAASE DIES FROM BULLET 0.-- ASSASSIN BERLIN'. XOT. v aled Hisse. vrcsldent of the Independent- v Soclallit parly, died Ints inoru- itiK tram vuunds rccelrci Oct. 8. when he irw-n proylnce.pi.OiJaftdft, than -WMt'of Ell Land-rfo Victoria; If lud, Melville Tilud' ud Biffin's Ltnd, wu not i permaa enLblt of ke And tnoT In "the rammer except' In; B- .yery .deep The north of Aliiflki. flat prairie -Just u one would IM rn Al ;In pre-hliLortc dayi.irhUe New Tork was 'under jUaika wu free.' The Idea of the northern regions c .Iho Ipsrmanent bome.of glacta: and Icn WM through peopU being obMBfled wlLh.vhmt conreyed In line'of briu Ic> TL be so In laad btrt not Ja tlM of Arc Uc AJr. BlateuMD oiplwitd the Idea o a froaen part of the face b; rabbinic 11 irHh snow, lie eiplaJnec proper mnlhod to plac the ot the hand on the frozen portico. In Arctic Circle hi BO marte, so as to bli hud io rench the skin of hf and bvLnt irarmed there It made pCkiUiIa for it to reach hli fee throiifh the neck. This did not oc- cDpT much time ai cara had to lie Ukea that the froit did nol penetrate beyond the depth of the akin. He also were not apparent. They were not ulled seal hunters. This was the ivilli Peary aiid Kurllier- more, aUlioufjIi he had Kakiioos with him, Aily Kpoke a jarKOii. The Eskimos old not underslaml liiiu and were not able lo enlighten .klm lu the way of discovering seals. In re- gard lo Ihc Kalclmo Mr. Slel- aald that U was a mistake to nppOEC (hat the voi-abulary of prtml- Ive racefl was IlnsiteJ. The L'sfiinio language conlnlned -10.000 worth In every day use. llo had acquired H after sli years alay wltli those pcoylo. Scali and In granhlc manner the explorer re- lalcd his selling forward ivlth hts one sledge, aod provisions j enough for forty (lava only. He ivaa regarded liy Ihose wlio bid him finotl- byc as going (o liia which they eipected irould happen In three days. He related 1-ow he ami Ihc oihers Elstetl on seals and bears, describing the subtnluEea hy which Ihc seals were shot and how when below the ice their whereabouts were discovered by the atrholea Ihoy made. These, vlien cororcd with snov- were dctcded by tho dogs. IJcara wore enticed to thn camp by ihe laying around of seal flesh and shot when lliey appeared for food. For fuel seal blubber was UECd. A fire was made by arT.inging blubber over seal bones and placing a greased imdcrncatb, when lit a ig flre ensued. The party lived in norr huts tne building of which the ecturer explained. During the 97 days lieTras given un or dead Ihc ciploror Hveti for the ays over the HO days provisions, for carried on the resources of region. Approaching ihe seal vhich could only'slghi ihe approach f anybody within 300 yards nucessv nled sonic acting In making ihe scnl >clievc the hunter TM another seal. Reindeer Clothing The explorer said he woro uo'dcr made of reindeer lei the r, son dlau froiiller) and Chinese, the latler mfii recleTtd In cililna unilfr retired otrlrerj troiri European A bridr, who wan (nice t nirmber of the famous women's "Bat- talion of Death'.'1 arrived in New York her husbaud, a U. H. soldier. chauioli which iraa a l prc Herbicide Man) Saxjs: Neglect Of the Hair Fills the Comb and Brush. Don't Neglect Your Hair. Use NEWBRO'S HERPICIDE Sold EvenjwVicrc Birbcr SKof Special Arjcnit, J. D. HIGIF4BOTHAM CO., LTD. PURE FOOD MARKETS SATURDAY SPECIALS Big Reduction in Price of Beef, Pork, Veal, Hams, Bacon and Lard Choice Boiling Beef Choice Pot Roasts of >ee 12 15 an 2 c. per Ib d 18 c Choice Cuts of Veal and 2O C. Compound Lard 5 Ib pails Choice Creamery Butter 65 C. per Ib. PROVISION MARKET DOWN Hams, Bacon and Lard take a drop of from 5c to lOc per Ib. When you buy at any of our markets you not only get the advantage of the drop in prices but you are protected by the Pure Food Laws of Canada. P. BURNS CO. Limited Dominion Market, Phone 1654 Main Market, Phone 412 Dominion Fish and Poultry Market, Phone 545 aeryer of .Orer these h wore three or four thicknesses of duck cloth. The party slept nifced in Bleep IDJ mad to allow' of room wher hertook off their, ctolhea. Sleepln In clotbM iraa Ihadrlaable because th Inienslble froze and formed a Imyer "of Ice. froat thai AJ on the taken off wag very dry and care" if aa 'lakei to beat the clothes before they were worn again to get every, bit. of frost out of them. The explorer "concluded hla lecture by showing a- number of highly Inter- Billnt' flldej deplclloe icenes of tne country conrerMng of iledge Into ft boat to -travorie open water, and the. different slaves of building nor houie. The tempera- ture within the house was so -warm thft the me nllred in H naked from the waist up and below Ihe knee. The rtiult of Ihe Stefanason's ei- pTprallon wai the discovery of severe! hitherto unknown Arctic Islinrts. Quo of "these put an 'end lo tho claims of the celebrated Cook lor discover- Ibe Xorih Pole, The lerlurer re- marked Ihat In, Cook's account of his way back, he could not but have ad this Island and It was singular lie made no menllon of 11. The leclure was delivered under Iho controverted Ihc Idea that eating snow was Injurious. lie ate BQOTT forthlrsL continually and had no bad eRccta. The, Expedition I It-a.larted'con- a'ereral acietitiAc- men and In B dd lit on K.natlye' pi Samoa'and two from-the Cape Verde IsUnds. He re- i (erred particularly to Ihe to show be-reiUlert In' tbMO men vrarni In this connection It was noted (hit'the polir expeOUIon of the Duke of the Abruzil had as Us per- sonnel ftll.Itallani, and thli eipcdltlon wu a highly inccenful'one. In that there irti a Digger from Soulli Africa who jrtood mach cold AS any white man, All ecplonn of the Arctic Hail gone on the hypo HICK'S that there was nothing of luatenanca there. Peary Ihli In all hts boclcfl, and In his expedition took carry every resource. ICe a number of Eski- and look care to-carry food and fuel. He hlmtelf on hlj aeconil ci- pcndUIon had IraTelled inllea and ho depended on rewurces to lift found wherc'he gofng nnd on n healthy body. The fovornmcnt In equipping Ihe ex- pedition had Iho oplnlonj according, as laid down-by Poary, that he coulrt not Iho resources of the Arcllc reglona. To avoid criticism he accord- ingly took him (on 15. pommlcan, mailed milk, artf sntpf, one bigger than th'e otheri. On (his ship ererylhlng considered of value In the expedition In tho way of resources was loaded, but U was lost Id two months. He united on the wcsl, coML of Alaska wllh three 9hiji3, syBtem meant a. trana- porlallon one, Had relied on re- aonrces of the region he could hare advanced beyond the North Pole In- stead of making ftg did, it rianh for U, and then reluming. This explorer had wllh htm 130 dogs, 15 sledges, and 24 men, Stirling For 1he Unknown When he (ho Journey north- ward, Stcfansion In IflH he took with him only ono (ooil sleJgc. He auspices of the Rotary. riubjw.Iln Iho Rev. Denoon In Ihe chain -vvero lubtrculbals In deaths from N'ew -YorkMast year. you hid choose between two remedies, 'one of which. went to the sore direct, tod the other by t round-about way, which would you pre- fer Undoubtedly, the one that gets there direct! Thtf Just X1fo rcMoa for people's preference for Fepfl for llmenlj of the tbrox, broochlil ind vet there Urecl, beet ate they tit bfetthe- while which Are wallowed oaljr fo la Ihc ilemich DJitolre Pepf la Ihe mouth, And which Is liberated carried hy the breath direct to tte breatMDf pMMgef ind min- ute >lr cells of the de-' BUiierms, and ftootMnfi heallafi and strenfthenlaf; Once yon trj Fefis.yoa. wUL nerer mnj other remedf for cbllls, tlfhtnesi acroH the cbeit, alibt cough, ot istb, All Me. box, and Ic. stamp (for pwtsfe) lo IMINION RUBBER ATmJ Rubbers iviean protect the health and the shoes. They. make shoes waterproof, save wear and enable you to use old shoes in bad weather. t A pair of Rubbers-this winter will save you several times their cost in shoes "alone, besides protecting you against colds, influenza and other winter troubles. When buying Rubbers always insist on having Dominion Rubber System Products There are six of these dependable made by the Dominion Rubber System "Jacques "Maple "Daisy" In any of these six brands you can get Rubbers to fit every style and shape of shoe worn by every 'member of the family. The best stores sell Dominion Rubber System products. ;