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People to Whom Civilization Means Extinction

PEOPLE TO WHOM CIVILIZATION MEANS EXTINCTION

Once an independent and formidable race, the Andamanese are now a sickly people dependent on the Government of India. Contact with civilization has proved disastrous to the aborigines, introducing diseases which have decimated them. The Government's one effort now is to keep alive such as remain and save the race from entire extinction

Grave and Reverend Seigniors of Kabul

GRAVE AND REVEREND SEIGNIORS OF KABUL

The Afghan, like other Eastern peoples, is wont to conduct the affairs of his country on lines which would not be greatly appreciated in Western circles. Such Government officials as these are not averse from making their term of office one of financial benefit to themselves