The Old Bear of the North
On January 28, 1923, the other three men set out on the ice, this time young Knight being the one to remain on the island. To this day nothing has ever been heard from them. Possibly, while asleep in a snow house on the ice, an ice rupture occurred, which precipitated them into eternity. They may have broken through new ice and lost their lives, or the end may have been while attempting to cross an open lead of water.
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