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gling, but his mouth remains voice
less. -The next moment the
fixed bayonet plunges into his chest
first his right, then his shat
tered left hand seizes the blade as if
in his death throes he were trying to
pluck it out of his heart; so he clings
tightly to the bayonet a thrust!
a recovery! a bright, leaping
jet follows the steel and heart
and breath gasp their last among the
All round men are lying slain on
the brown carpet of the woods.
But the machines are still alive,
and rage against the machines fires
the blood, and consumes the flesh.
up with the trenching tools!
with axes upraised they rush
at the machines, and hail blows upon
the barrels. The retorts wherein
Death has brewed his potion shriek
as though wounded the jack
ets burst the water flows out
nnrl tho parriaco Tonnes Rnlin-
tered into the air
metal, the spokes of wheels and cartridge-belts
litter the ground all
around, but we are battering and
smashing everything underfoot until
our hot blood has cooled its rage on
And now amid joyous cheers raise
the thunderous shout of Victory.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
Japan's total war strength,
Peace strength, 230,000.
Harunomiya, the emperor, supreme
commander of the army.
Gen. Baron Uyehara, wa rminister.
Gen. Viscount Hasegawa, chief of
Admirals of the fleet, Count Ito and
These leaders command a force of
1,200,000 soldiers; 44,000 officers and
A navy of 13 armored cruisers, four
battleships arid a torpedo-fleet of 129.
The naval force officers. and men
numbers 49,389. . '
FASHION TAKES HINT FROM THE
KNIGHTS OF OLD
The jaunty little military cape i3
making way for the cavalier's cloak
and long black velvet cloaks, a re
vival of a-fashion that was known
when "knighthood was in flower,"
will be very popular during the com
A deep collar of fur adds to the
richness of the new velvet cloaksj