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The Caldwell watchman. (Columbia, La.) 1885-1946, September 17, 1915, Image 2

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FRENCH SPORTSMEN AS WAR AVIATORS
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MVOHAMMiEDAN TROOPS AT PRAYER IN ENGLAND
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Mohammedans, principally flritish Indian troops, assembled for prayer. The picture shows the "pros "
each worshiper with his face to the east. "
";f I~IfTGAINST POISONOUS GWSES
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Group of Frenchl infantrymen in the trenches equipped with respirators
and gogghl s as pr'otection against the p~oisonolls gases used by the Germans.
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DEAD AT THEIR POSTS IN A TRENCH
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an unbroken line of dead soldiers who were killed as they fought.I
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Discipline in the British military
camps at Alexandria, Egypt, is very
strict and those soldiers who have
committed petty infringements are
confined in a compound surrounded
by barbed wire. Some of these of
fenders are here shown leaving the
compound for their daily tasks.
SNAKE CHARMER IS BITTEN
Circus Employee Breathes by Means
of Tube as Result of Swollen
Tongue.
Pocatello, Idaho.-George Horner,
who is employed by the Campbell
Carnival company as a snake charmer,
went out into the hills near here with
a companion, and captured eight rat.
tlesnakes.
Horner wanted to extract the fangs'
of the reptiles, and had succeeded by
using his teeth on the first few, when
a particularly squirmy one bit him on I
the lip and tongue. As a consequence
he is considering himself lucky to be
breathing, even by means of a tube
put through a hole in his windpipe.
As soon as he was bitten, Horner
was taken to Dr. A. F. Newton. The
doctor administered antidotes and la'
bored with the man for three hours
Horner's tongue became so swollen
that he could not breathe and Doctor
Newton found it necessary to cut a
hole in the man's windpipe.
Indian 3pear Found.
Eugene, Ore.-On Indian spear, es
timated to be from fifty to one hun.
dred years old, was found recently
by forest service guards on the Mc
Kenzie river, 60 miles east of here.
The shaft is of cedar and in a good
state of preservation. The shaft 's
about twelve feet long, and has a tip
of flint,.
RUINED RUSSIANJ DEFENSES AT JAROSLAU
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In an effort1 to check the (Gernmans. ho lRussian tore-u s mnt ie'ht'd(ý! t hemse.lve'fs in what to e'v ml'vd u~l 1san
~~c•impregnable position just ehin Jaros a fortii it i ia. The' man orc t'. Oti. wever.
and tompmelled the Russians to flee before themt. In the iujpter photogra nh a g~roulp of Ge tfltnt solldimet's ire seeni api
proaching the scene of death wrought by their guns to tdr 11ing Out the Russians. while illtt I ltowtr thor ograph two
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German officeis are seteh contemplating ie havoc wroug, t by their forc. s in their smor't't'ssf1 forwaird momhtent.
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GALICIAN JEWS RETURNING TO THEIR HOMES
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In the rear of the German army which triumphantly made its entry into (alicia and Russia were thousands
of Jewish refugees who had fled from their homes before the soldiers of the czar. Ilelieving that they would be
permitted to enjoy privileges under the Germans which were denied thenm under the rule of the czar, the Jews
looked upon the triumph of the German forces as another of the blessings heaped upon the "Children of Israel."
NAVAL HONORS FOR TWO KILLED IN HAITI
Boston accorded naval honors to \Villiam Gompers of Brooklyn, N. Y., a
nephew of Samuel Gompers, the president of the American Federation of
Labor, and Carson Whitehurst of Norfolk, Va., both members of the crew
of the U. S. S. Washington who were killed July 29, when some Haitian
rebels resisted the landing of the American sailors at Port-au-Prince. The
picture shows sailors firing a volley over the flag-draped coffins on the pier
at Charlestown navy yard, Boston.
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WHISTLING BURGLAR CAUGHT
Bandit Who Went About His Work
Quite Merrily Now in
Jail.
Redding, Cal.-John Hooper was ar
rested at The Dalles, Ore., charged
with being the "whistling burglar"
who compelled Gordon Jacobs, mana.
ger of the Jones company store at
Hornbrook, Cal., near here, to march
from his home to the store, open the
safe and permit the robber to take
with him cash, and gold dust to the
amount of $700.
While taking Jacobs to the store
and on his way out of town with the
loot the robber whistled merrily and
aroused no suspicion. The robbery
was committed on June 23.
Hooper, according to the police at
The Dalles, was paroled from Folsom
penitentiary last year.
HEAVY ITALIAN ARTILLERY
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The Italians, having found the Aus
trian frontier well fortified, are now
making use there of their heaviest ar
tillery. One of the big guns is here
shown.
"DEAD" MAN WALKS TO COURT
Identification in Chicago May Be Only
Trick of the "Heathen
Chinee."
Chicago.-As the jury was completed
to try Harry NEng Hong, charged with
the murder of Mock Chung in a ('Chi
nese gambling house In 1913, an Orl.
ental walked Into Judge HIarrett's
room in the Criminal court building
and announced that he was Mock
Chung. His announcement caused a
sensation.
The attorney for the defendant told
the court that the man who was killed
was Jung Long and a marriage II.
cense also would be introduced in evi.
dence to prove that the supposed mur
dered man is among the living.
According to Assistant State's At.
torney John O'Brlen the state hopes
to prove that Mock Chung was really
murdered and that the man who ap
peared in court possesses the same
name as the dead man.

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