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The Philippine Islands.
him; the more the better ; he will probably succeed in doing greater execution.
A distinguished French scientist, Dr. Montan o, gives a vivid description of the entry of eleven juramentados into the village of Tianzgi. Divided into three or four bands they secretly entered the town, by concealing themselves, with their krises, in loads of fodder that they pretended to have for sale. After stabbing the guards they rushed up the street,astriking at all whom they met.
The soldiers in the garrison, hearing the cry "Los juramentados !" seized their guns and advanced to meet them.
The mad Mahometans rushed blindly on them, cutting and slashing right and left. Again and again, though shot and shat-a bamboo thicket in sulu. tered by the hail of
bullets, they rose and flung themselves upon their enemies. One of them, though transfixed by a bayonet, remained erect,astrug-bullets, they rose and flung themselves upon their enemies. One of them, though transfixed by a bayonet, remained erect,a strug-