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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald voi ii. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, NO. NEW ORLEANS CUT OFF FROM WORLD Gulf Storm Plays Havoc To Property Continues To Rise Louisville, Ky... Sept. the Orleans, Property damage .will-ex- city of New Orleans entirely stripped ceed of wire cOmmunicattloii with the world and reports trickling in from pO-nts along the Gulf between Pasoagoula, Miss., and Pensacola, Fla., of high tides, and wind of hurricane velocity, it is apparent from the meagre infor- mation, thus far received that the Gulf storm which struck -that sec- tion of the United States, has result- ed in heavy .property damage if not in loss of life. No casualties have been .received tonight. Interest cen- tres in New Orleans, because of the absence of advices from there 3 o'clock thisafternoon. Mobile, Ala., Sept. hurri- cane warnings issued today by the local weather bureau, with a Pensacola, Fla., Sept. steadily all day at a velocity between fifty sixty miles an hour, the wind this evening increased to hurri- cane violence and indications were in- creased during the night. The ship Eoinen Coff, mcfored at Perdito wharf toppled over on the wharf and is in a precarious condition. Small, boats, all along the, beach, have been swamped, and pounded to pieces. .The tide is higher than known for many years. Reports are that the seas are continually break- ing over Santa Kosa Island, but-all POLE DISCOVERERS COME BACK FROM THE lift NORTH Cook Reaches New York and Is Given a Great Welcome By Thousands New York, Sept. my material has been got together put into shape it will be submitted in the first instance to the University of Copenhagen. After that it will be laid before the geographical societies of the world. I will not. consent to submit any fragmentary portions cf my' observations or of my records to aliy rePort connected with my trip .-rust there have been brought to the city be examined in their entinty, to- Mobile, Ala., Sept. 21.-The water gether with instruments, some of at 12.30 a. m. was within half a' vrhich 1 have in my possession and block of Royal- St.. the highest point' others of which are on the wayi to ception committee and wreath of hearts were placed J-he plorer's neck standing-on the upper deck of the steamer.. Dr. Cook ad- dressed the committee and his friends as follows: "To an 'American explorer there can be no greater pleasure than the appreciation of his own people. Your numbers and cheers "make me very happy and should'fire the pride of all the world., I 'would have pre- ferred to return first to American shores, but this pleasure was de- nied me; instead I came to Denmark and the result has come to you by wire. "I was a stranger ra a .strange land, but the Danes with one effort rose up with enthusiasm and they have'- guaranteed to all other nations our conquest of the Pole., "You have' coine' forward "in num- bers with a voice of'appreciation still more forcible. I can only say that I accept this honor with a due appre- ly faUmg. barometer and of the j reached in the storm of 1906. On! America at the present moment. ciation of its purpose. -I 'heartily bay backed up beyond to- Wafer 1 the south side of the city the entire Tnest! wil1 a11 be properly control- more than two blocks from the water, river front for several blpcks is and tested before submission to front. Mobile is tthoroughiyalarmcil., merged. The Western Union Tele- scientific bodies." Thousands of people line the streets, graph office is two Jnolies deep in The above statement was given by watching- the .rising waters: Wes- j ter and flooding fast. The P. and Dr. Cook to the public today. patch from New Orleans at 7 o'clock i X. passenger depot is inundated and Referring to Peary, Dr. Cook said: 'L iiave as vet heard nothing Lit saj-s wind, after attaining a velocity no trains running. of sixty miles an hour, it reduced itsj Waves, mountain, hi -rh at 9 o'clock force at a late hour tonight in. -its hast night, were 'washing over Biloxi intensity. Four known dead in New i railroad bridge. ITALIAN COUNT IN TORONTO COURT Toronto Sept. 20.-Carlo Attapani, who claims to be an Italian count received his trial at the sessions -to- day on the charge of an unnatural offense against three small boys. Apart from the evidence -of'the. boys only', medical evidence as to 'the me- ntal condition of the prisoner was taken. Dr. Bruce-Smith, inspector of asy- lums declared that Cattapani's case, was one of chronic progressive par- anois since the age of 18. Drs. Cotton, and Clark also gave evidence to the same effect and Cattapani was order- ed to. be confined to the common jail until an order was issued. He will be deported if it is found he has been in the country under two years. BUILDING TO 'BE ERECTED ONCE AT A GREAT CITY DOES ITS DUTY vague reports. I prefer for the pras- ent to believe 7that these statem- nts which have been attributed to Paary are incorrect. I am absolutely cor tain that none of the reports have appeared in print are either from my Eskimos, Ahwelah and Etu- kishuk or from' Mr. Harry Whitney -Mr. Whitney has without any kept his promise to me not to say anything about the expedition an! ite results and I'feel sure of ray Es On question of-his plans, Dr. Oock said: "I intend to stay in New York for the present. There I will com- j plete my work. I shall not make ary arrangements for'lectures and I. have my work. As to further explorations much will depend on Mrs. Cook. I shall however, probably not go to jibe North Pole, although I may pr ceed on a Northern expedition for the i exploration of the new land we ?n.w on our journey. That is a task which Montreal, Sept. Montreal' must be carried out. It. had leen ers object to the bad methods which! suggested that I go to the South have been prevalent of late years in Pole, but I am quite content to the city hall, as demonstrated by the leave that to Shackleton and Scott.'" A Wreath of Hearts Montreal Adopts Im- portant Civic Re- forms On board the Grand Republic, Dr. Now that the by-law providing: for Royal Commission was made evident today when tihe people voted on the proposal 'to remodel the civic admin- j Cook was greeted by the official re- istration by reducing the: number of aldermen by one half and the crea- tion of a board of control to have charge of the work of administration heretofore performed under the sur- jveillance of committees of the coun- cil. An alternative to the latter was thank you." The steam.T Grand Republic with Dr. Cook, hi? wife' and children and members of' Club on board steamed up the" North River' from the battery to the foot of W.est 130th street, where a brief stop was made. The trip up the river was a-triumphal one. -The Grand Republic was greet- ed with the shrieks of hundreds of small and large crafte that dotted the river. Dr. Cook standing the upper deck received the ovation in virtual silence, except for a. brief moment, when he talked to the par- ty on board. After reaching the. foot of West 130 St., went up North River' to the Battery and proceeded "up the East River to the foot of South Fifth Street -in Brooklyn where Dr. Cook was to land. CAN PROVE HE WAS AT POLE Dr. .Goo'k gave out the following, signed statement today: "When aboard the Oscar II., I had the most delightful trip of my life across the Atlantic and am glad to see "the shores of my Native Land. "I have come from the Pole. I have brought my story and my data with me. The public has already some record of that trip. In a very short, the narrative, 'with all Peary Is Welcomed By a Throng At Sydney In Cape Breton Sydney, N. S., Sept. er Robert E. Peary, after a success- ful quest for the North Pole, return- ed to Sydney today on board the steamer Roosevelt. The explorer's wife'was tbe first one to greet Mm as the steamer after an absencs of one year, steamed into Sydney har- bor under a brilliant sun and cloud- less sky. The explorer and his ship Wednesday were given a hearty marine welcome i J