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 - "Air Gathgens, careful WIPING OUT THE...
"Air Gathgens, careful WIPING OUT THE FORMOSANS. Japan's War of Subjugation on Their Hewly Taken Island. The wild natives of eastern Formosa are flghtlrg for their lives and the Japanese intend to subjugate or annihilate Some years ago the new owners of the big island estimated the number of savage natives at about 100,000. They are" warriors by trade, inveterate head hunters, and their hand Is turned against whole world. A society was formed at the Formosan port of Tamsui in 1898 for the study of the aborigines of the island and their habitat by means of journeys into the Interior and the publication of memols on the subject. One of the printed reports of this society maintains that the natives have made considerable progress in an Intellectual and moral sense, and also In their religious ideas, and It concludes that the aborigines are by no means of the lowest stage of culture. The report adds that the civilization of the aborigines will depend on the care

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 30 Jun 1907, Sun,
  3. Page 66

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