Evidence of Superior Race in
the Northwest Thousands
of Years Ago
The Highest Type of Humanity
Once Existed in the North
PORT TOWNSEND. Wash., Aug.;23.—
News is brought, by the United States
revenue cutter Tahoma, which reached
Puget Sound today after steaming
around the world from Baltimore, that
a party of athnologists headed by Dr.
Waldemar Yochelson, a noted Russian
explorer, and encountered at the lsland
of Attu in the Aleutian archipelago,
has discovered relics and skeletons that
would establish the record of population
of Northwestern North America during prehistoric ages.
In statement to Captain Quinan of the Tahoma Dr. Yochelson told of differences from the present civilization on the islands which the relics uncovered would establish completely a belief that thousands of years ago the highest type of humanity existing in the new world existed In the north.
The search of the party is directed by the Royal Russian geographical
society and will be continued several years before a formal report is
made in St. Petersburg.
Report is also brought that the Bogoslov islands in Bering sea, the field of
numerous changes through volcanic eruptions, is now undergoing further
The San Francisco call., August 24, 1909, Page 3, Image 3