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Is next | study ! result man say III if! Use Novel Expedient in Savage Tribes. Most Curious Duel Being Waged A«aln«t Bloodthirsty Aiyu Tribes fn Icfand of Formosa--Soldier* Unable to Check Outrages. Philadelphia.--The most ferocious Instinct of primitive savagery, head bunting, Japan is to fight with the most modern of military agencies, tlectrioity. It i* a most curious duel is now being waged in the island Formosa between the Japanese and bloodthirsty Aiyu tribes. It Is the proudest achievement of the head hunter to increase hie col- j of skulls. He who has most 6t these sanguinary relics is esteemed since # uard to penetrate to the fast- th « lnterl)r - vance every heie them i --Los has not taken long for Japan to tbat her soldiers can not avail to the depredations and outrages committed by tbe head hunters. There are some hundred thousands of these savages, who became a problem to tbe ToMo government when the outcome of the war with China in brought Formosa under Japanese dominion. The gallant little brown men who been able to overwhelm the Chinese and who later were to strike such a frightful blow at the prestige Of Russia, were unable to deal with the head hunters, In the guerilla warfare that ensued M soon as the Japanese soldiers came the country the modern sons of were constantly worsted. It was a private trick of the head to perform their deadliest outrages right under the noses, so to speak, of the new rulers of the island. Then a tactician in the army struck a great idea. Fight them with electricity. A wall was built across the country, a wall four hundred miles in | not a wall of stone, but a far deadly and treacherous wall, one of wire and charged constantly with ft current that carried death i Jnst as certainly as the bullet of a i shot. Only It needed no soldier to fire this message. All that the h«ad 1 hunter needed to do was to come into with it Just for the briefest space of time and with any portion of body. Death was then the sure j i The

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  1. The Laurel Chronicle,
  2. 22 Jul 1910, Fri,
  3. Page 72

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