Science: Polar Pilgrims: Jul. 20, 1925

Going. After celebrating Independence Day in Battle Harbor with cannon, rifle, shotgun, pistol, flashlight and races in rowboats, Commander Donald B. MacMillan, Arctic explorer of the

National Geographic Society (TIME, June 29 et seq.), ordered his two ships on up the Labrador Coast. A stop was made at Domino to take on sealskin boots. Bucking a head wind into Hopedale Harbor, MacMillan learned that the ice had gone out of there only four days before; yet the next day, the wind falling, ravenous clouds of mosquitoes filled the sultry air and fattened on the...

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