Six hundred miles from the North Pole Noo Ping Wa, who went to the Pole with Perry, is planning to write a letter. He will have all the months of Arctic darkness to complete the task on his little table in the Canadian Mounted Police station, Ellesmere Land. The August mail boat will bring his reply to Commander Richard Evelyn Byrd's Christmas wireless:

"Would you like to go down to the Antarctic with me next winter? Want five others of your tribe. Two of their wives who are good at sewing. Want strong...

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