Cpt Joseph S Herron explored Alaska and named mountains & glaciers in 1900. Grand son of Prof. Joseph Herron.

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 - Captain Joseph S. Herron. flsit an Arm) Officer...
Captain Joseph S. Herron. flsit an Arm) Officer of This City Explored Alaska and Named Mountains and Glaciers in Honor of McKinley, Foraker, Fleischmann and CaldwelL r.S TEARS ago a young American army effl r. acting under order of the Sn-retary Sn-retary Sn-retary of War, proceeded Alaska, where ne maoe a lour -xuloration -xuloration tnat , rcsuueo. In and Sllnkta climbed the mountain! and ahot two. An enormous moose trotted by this camp, but we wer already loaded down with meat and let him go. July 26 Carter and I met a black bear and cub; wounded the old on and caught the cub, but we turned the little fellow loose the next day." On July 28 Sllnkta and Stepan. Herron's Indian guides, deserted him and from that time on the exploration of the overland route was made without guides, the ex plorers traveling- traveling- by compass and the sun. For the nrst two week In August the expedition expedition had a hard time. Captain Herron himself during that time was Injured when a pack horse Jumped and fell on him In a mua noie. out he kept on. On August 53 two of his horses were accidentally killed. Doin by snagging, while on September 3 a severe earthquake further upset his pisns. Early In September Captain Herron' and his men reached the Tatlathno and high ground. Of his explorations in this section of Alaska he reported to General Coroln as follows? 1 was exploring down a good-siaed good-siaed good-siaed river mat i had encountered when hunger put an end to my pack train. In spite of pre cautions the horses had -broken -broken down ronea pawed open packs at night and had eaten "i pounds of compressed soup and the lft of my sugar. They gathered around us when we ate our meals, and we often divided divided our small ration of bread and even oacon with them. . Named McKinJey Bange. "Rations were getting so low that I could afford no more flour for them, so, finding at camp September 8, abundant though withered and leafless willow brush and good shelter, I cached, the pack saddles and horse equipments, turned out the hones and started to explore down the nver on rafts. "We bad nearly cut through the first Jam when the discovery of others below made rafting there out of the question. I mad. another cache at this point. The expedition expedition was now reduced to the last resort-that resort-that resort-that of becoming Irs own pack train. We filed along like coolies with 15 days food nu oiner impedimenta narnessed on our backs, making packs so- so- large and heavy that progress was t continuous performance performance of wrestling, the pack having an advantage advantage of a double Nelson hold and the assistance of the brush and timber. The first damp snowfall loaded the trees until they bent under its .weight. Then, as we pushed through the brush, each tree dropped a small avalanche on our heads and kept our clothes wet. whtl. the sniw on the ground added to the labor and discomfort discomfort of walking and kept our feet wet "My observations on the west and those of William Morey. Jr., of the Suchltna detachment detachment on the east of tmU part of the great range lying southwest of the Cant-well Cant-well Cant-well or Nenana River, heretofore called . ui ma uiiuijr ui K wp- wp- arate designation. The distinct break at , h 'an,v. r- r- . 1. , -c.tlm.lth -c.tlm.lth pluck, seal and energy. I " " IV- IV- "13 nv.v asj wwM-atl.V wwM-atl.V wwM-atl.V laillD DW vtn- vtn- rt s sf overiana route irum vlfl(. CK''n ,he folaen-laden folaen-laden folaen-laden fields ' Some country. Not only did this ... '...-r '...-r '...-r the wonderful natural road- road- '&W t!ie,A!-kiin t!ie,A!-kiin t!ie,A!-kiin Mountains known . .... ..1, In 11.. k Whlr.h ,0004 W"- W"- ' . ,i Ml Forsker, In honor of Joseph fortker. and KWschmann and Caldwell rj-niiwl rj-niiwl rj-niiwl in honor ot in. la.e WrlM rt'hmann ana judge jonn A. JwflL Cap'"1 "err"" tj'"'-' tj'"'-' tj'"'-' it H'wt F"int ln 1881 Dv -"on. -"on. Jonn aldnfM, then meniDer oi Lunji-aw Lunji-aw Lunji-aw uuui Kori) Oh o Iiwtrlct. ne aiso Drouam 1M vt'dh!ntun the best description of and "me of ,ne nnesi maps ever of tliat fur northern country. f i. ..it thin anil th rtnnntl -as" -as" ou u ,L..-eemehts ,L..-eemehts ,L..-eemehts have been flled away .kircblVN i ine war uciiai iincm. u -1 -1 . . a U,mn JHTt 1 iiyittiu iivwiiu . w ... a.nnil I. nuea oi.e vm.vh j, ui cotl, itrandson of Prof. Joseph Her- Her- L isd (Win i Hon. iveaiey xMiiyw .all Herron. who w Lut got long out or west roini wnen -ja, -ja, ofver refer to his achievements lijit re 11 not for tne ,act tn1 it'n:li9 agu a lew cupi-a cupi-a cupi-a '" nrdred printed for the use of the idSut' Senate this story could not .4 or Herron wouia never isii n kJk p'jrtlication. JiKOvered New Route. -j -j route to thy Yukon and Nome coun- coun- 1ared and mapped by captain ner- ner- s offlviaily recorded In the var te- te- L-aot L-aot L-aot u the "All-American "All-American "All-American overiana 3 Tom rook Inlet, facinc ucean. 10 ;oa" 3he route follows the Terrtna uhtno Itlv'ers and breaks through VTor-Un VTor-Un VTor-Un Mountains In the Fletsch- Fletsch- sOkrifr r-gion r-gion r-gion of the Tatento River sr This break Is known as Simpson mi U t'. gateway that leads to tne ii beyond. arfpirt. Captain Herron said in nis irtport of Ma expedition to ueuten- ueuten- ml Henry C. Corbin. then Adjutant ioMhe Army, "represents the earn-ixt earn-ixt earn-ixt of a amail oarry ln unknown re- re- ki uimst extraordinary obstacles, by guides, caught by winter, de- de- 4 H. traaportatlon and hampered by k-tr k-tr k-tr of food. I take pleasure In corn er to the Adjutant General the men v trptditinn. Acting Assistant Sur- Sur- Hrr R. farter. United States Army, i-jf i-jf i-jf pbysirtan b.tn addition to conscientious pro. rk. did duty at aU other tasks trlDiifed much to the success of the kan. Frlvites Bam L. Jones and Gll- Gll- Xhrr. Kourteenth United States -try. -try. proved themselves on every oe- oe- esunlfleent aoldiexs. in every respect. m L M. Webster and George Brown ;-s.-d ;-s.-d ;-s.-d ;-s.-d ;-s.-d greatly to the success of the Ken by their ability as hofnem.n and i p u well ni hy their faithful, ener- ener- ind Ir.trenld ervlces throughout. ! p (tploratlnna that were to result In iwwry of the ovefTknd route started . on June .in, 180U. at which time ra Hrron. In his report, ssys that .irtwat leftns. six white men and H Km, ramped ln a fringe of alder wx timher on the north bank of mo River. The 15 pack horses tlw: la.t ration of oats and over umi nf our rations and lmpedl- lmpedl- a two piled lip on the ground." almost Impassable. waitry where the route begins Cap-mn Cap-mn Cap-mn deaoribes as wild and over-r over-r over-r we that ia-ted ia-ted ia-ted from those In the utranrdlnary labor at every ralrg the summer months. Cannon Cannon briefly n-rites, n-rites, n-rites, the dally rou-?S rou-?S rou-?S command as "a recnnnolssance !wt route forthe days march: a ' Iff l.jrdi, crossings, detours around "ail through ravines, swamps and uciei; the construction of a pack- pack- u oy chopping out timber and whie furesta, biasing In open for- for- oorljrnyinx in soft mud and tun- tun- or swimming the pack train nven; the hulldlna of snar lre m id-bottom id-bottom id-bottom creeks Inter- Inter- ere too shallow to svlm, too "luroy. too soft-bottomed soft-bottomed soft-bottomed to ford. ." to Jump: Investigation for "r trass, and. if nnaalhle. a Uon fur camp. wind, as an ad- ad- "wiwts. mlnlmiilnc the mosaul- mosaul- 'A hnnefllea And m nose flies " object," the Herron official Rt. "was to et thrnuvh th "l. i majs of enormous peaks "fl lKut 70 miles wide , nlaiul. Alaska nn1 MinHUilllna W . ..., v wiimihwkiliM lire ""Hr to the lnlerlnr r mwA of July exploring through these 4 The flrt Ho..1. At ' - " i - wroiinh dfnse timber and over The Iisrka wer hMinr th. "iff and the horses frolicsome, ""wmion stamDeded back on tho ' j. w iiiivuiii mo, k.d off parks, plunged Into uiziffHI i I'lM n onA If n ni.. .--pdiient .--pdiient .--pdiient .--pdiient t ill to make that short 'hot. 1 III about a mile from this moose. The animal was physical conformation, while the direction of their trend and their situation as the Buebltno-Kuskokwlsn Buebltno-Kuskokwlsn Buebltno-Kuskokwlsn Divide make them a sepsrate range by geographical location. tne- tne- mountains' heretofore Aemmiint in. Aiasaan Range are so extensive that me name Alaskan Rang, was indefinite. Mt. McKinley. celebrated as the highest mountain of North America, hem r..k of the range In question, the name McKln- McKln- ley ror the rang, as well as the peak at once assigns a definite and appropriate designation. "I reached the Junction of h -rn.n. -rn.n. and Yukon with my detachment about 3:30 p. m. uecember 11, making five months: and eleven days on the trail and a totl of over 1,000. mites traveled." Lieutenant Herron said this wa. tho eh.. Jectlve point. ? .. '. . WE LEAD THE WORLD." James B. Regan gave last .month, at the Hotel Knickerbocker. In New York, a Ro man banquet characterized by a $5O,0U0 service of gold plate and by a concert wherein Caruso, Raymond Hitchcock and other artists of - similar prominence took part. "In elegance,' as In wealth, America now leads the world. We have passed that stage In our development wherein the nouveau rlche, studying a French menu despairing ly, used to tell the waiter to bring him $50 worth of ham and eggs. And we have passd that stage wherein, if a child should whisper. to Its mother, 'But, mamma. Uncle Qoldreef eats with his knife,' the mother would reply: " 'Hush, darling. Your- Your- Uncle Goldreef Is rich enough to eat with a pick and shovel If he so desires.' " HIS FORTY-EIGHTH FORTY-EIGHTH FORTY-EIGHTH CALL "m j) hdiMn hteh and vrv fat l in v. v.. s l. cun-Mer cun-Mer cun-Mer the oft outer edge BTfuu .111 III l . I !zr,f thp hoof. ty intestines . ' I0ff men .r. .u t . t L i Indiana and Dilllnaer and H ' P It antl two shovels, and nJV ,or 10 ml'e: found fre ,rom 8lclers. the W with barometer ter S.m., t,n above sea level. ' for trails, rosds or rall- rall- " no netd for the pick and ,.t nty of Game. br!.' J" 1 ram' UDOn " wn Mars (ar.metlmes ca'led ,'" 'i0Ti.,he 8rllly asleep. Led I "in .. . 1 crawled around to "1 lunched with Winston Churchill at the Rita ln London," said a New York Journalist, Journalist, "during his remarkable campaign. This brilliant young Cabinet Minister, with his American blood through his mother and His ducal blood through his father, praised American Journalists. "He gave me an example of our perse verance. No less than 47 American corre spondents called on him at the Board of Trade offices for an Interview one week on the American .tariff, and as none' of them had sufficiently good credentials, ho refused to see them. ' "Finally a correspondent came with a letter from Mr. Lloyd George and to him Mr. Churchill glady consented. " 'Do you know,' he said to the young man. 'that I have refused to see 47 of your compatriots on this very subject ? 'I ought to know it,' the correspondent answered, lor I'm the whole 47.' " WASTED CHARITY. approached them, too V,7.:..mH,!"- V,7.:..mH,!"- I had a poor -"htmti. -"htmti. Kni th nearest tr. !1T- !1T- Sllnku whistled "Wr "" I "red and N kr on. in the ,,ert b)Jt ony tflttt. ar08 '""1 Paased a .ln0nban,1 Webter were b, ,Kewhno. Four or five WhKlm- WhKlm- bU'tdld no of lZ. , th brush. N nil?? divide and a,. . ' 01 lne water- water- r Ut th. 01 iiL1" Orn. arainHge Is I th.'p.U by ice 1 !!."' w interior must cont ,SL?IB.P' ,uly on th mlu- mlu- Jones, Carter Robert Loveman, the noted Georgia; poet. In the course of a brilliant addresa 'on charity la Dalton. said: "AU cases, naturally, are not worthy cases. It was but the other month a Dalton Dalton philanthropist, visiting a destitute fam ily, had his heart strings torn with pity. And drawing out his wallet, he said: -. -. ' 'Here, Calhoun, take this dollar and go and buy a chicken for the Christmas dinner.' dinner.' "Calhoun, the young son of the house, accepted the banknote gratefully, and the poor widow, with tears ln her eyes, bowed the philanthropist out. ' . "But the garden walk wound by an open window, and as the departing philanthropist philanthropist passed the . window he . heard the mother say shrilly to her son: , " You, Cal, you Jes gimme dat dollah an' go git dat Christmas chicken in de natch-eral natch-eral natch-eral way.' " ... ' THE THEATER IN 1910. For soma time women have been unable to satisfactorily solve the problem of theatrical theatrical headdress. Formerly, before managers managers ruled against tho wearies ot hats at

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 06 Feb 1910, Sun,
  3. Page 35

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