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Chief. Engineer. Stevens- resigned. Lieut. GoL H. t E. .Hodges added -to com-
mission and one clv)l .member appointed to act,aji governor.
Col. Goethals' announces,' canal will be finishedtby-,'De6,,'-l 1913, and
finally opened for traffic, Jan. 1, 1915 this announcement being made early
in 1907. '. ' V" -'- ' ", '
Final dam at pambqajriown up -withdynamite Oct.10, 1913, and the
canal is complete 'so lavas' water being "admittedfrom.; both oceans and
joining in the CulebrajGulp is 'concerned." heisyet,ihuch trimming and
cutting to do, but ligh't craft can actuaUy'gV'tbjfough'he 'canal now.
QUAINT CUSTOMS OFWORLD'S QUE& PEOPLE
WITCHES'AND. WIZARDS OF RUSSIA
All IfLiyffiB r 'IwSmm
Photograph of V Russian "Shaman" and. a Back'VieW'df Him Showing HiaI
' '.Outlandish' Costume. ' ' ,
The" . znakhar "The One Who I
KnowsAll" and, further east, the'
-shaman loom very large in the af
fairs of "almost "every village com-
munity. , ' . r
The. career of a --znakhar is sim-
plicjty itself to .embark upon. An old' I
Russia,. is the chief "civilized",
stronghold of claprjtrap" Tvoodooism,
today a land in which the witch and
the wizard openly' ply their "trade
among folks who-iisc-American har
vesting machinery, -ride to market in
electric street cars and visit the mov
ies! ' '" - '- . . ,-
woman wfcahas.lon lived in a com-1
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