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mr OFTHE A VERMOl rublic Ubrary The People's RightsA Kcprescr.taihe Liitcazcy- The llnion and the Constitution Without Any Infractions. VOL. L. NO. 41 WHOLE NO. 4492. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1913. VHEN MANHATTAN'S LAND WAS rade of Over a Century Ago When Columbia University Got its Fifth Avenue " Garden ", Now, Worth About $30, 000,000, in Place of a Cuen Mounlain Township. Ovor diii) liuiiilieil unil l vvent turii nf jifT.ii rn. TIih Male nnllioiilit 8 oiii'n ngu uniiiinnia uni vciHiiy, in jio 'H-y oi imuv i Iiiii iu vvlmi mil o i'it.y of Nmv York, li-piiiK.u town- 1 1 (ii tviini kiiiim q'li'iiliy nrmiue a . Iih Klitle nf Vermont, Hui.iiifl i iittf!i(t cuune Vermont, nanteil Iii lio u nepn i ili)t of uriMiiiil iiii Miiiihuliiin h rale .htnle Tn t-quure thiiiKB up thu I i . I r r j. ...I . I .11 i . I ill I. H wu n very gnoii innio nn boluiuhiii Univerniiy The piopeity s nnw north iihoiit. ..(J 0(Jt) ()()(). lnmgli nl iluti tinie MiiiiImiIIiim'k niiil, in-iiul nl il, uim not niilike jrei tiniiit.'ts Tlw .e.enl wili f tlif UnivW.iv ),..)M.t.y at th no.ll. w.l eO.iier nl FiUU nve.iue ar..l 17.l. Ht..Hail n. ,o vnlued at uhnui $3 000 000. erv.,.1 u. rc-all. Hayn the Nmv Y-'.ik Jvoi.hu MrtH, llmt K'mI lu-k liMure.l nrweU ii, ll.e lu.ii. ol ov. I.i. I, i lnceil llinl Iiii niiil llic fiKiiiiii ni-lv wiiiiiiiine iiinm ciii nnx'hR iu iln iu.Kirt oi iiih iiih.iiii.ii'.i. Voi'inont, p.irt oT u'liii'li van oii imlly umli'i- llie ciiiitro'l of Yi'ik. lecan.e a Hepaiiite's.alf iiikI vmis ail initteil to tlitt Uiiimi in 1701. li'n i lental to tiiib cliuiiKf, it lluuiili t Iu- ipei'atinn iT Hi.nie law, Coluniliia lnnt he tuu iiHliip Proiml.ly tlm fi jrniln i.flie cole.e i vere a" "PHel "vtr ''''H "i'f"ri .Little BRIDGEWATER CORNERS Rev. Frank (.uitis ol Hiirnind ivvill ptt-jicli at Onk cliiipel liiiiioitovv. The niercuKy dtopped n t6 deiivees belovv zcio .fohdiiy iTHrn- Hftiry Henr.ett lnis leturilctl tc AnilreW Dimick utpitit'd to HrigK tist vVcck. SOUTH POMFRET F. C. I'eiry liasn't bcen feelinn illtc so wcll, .iiitl iliiiii,rlit it ailvis't le to sentl for Ur. Mmisell of Wc.i.t Hartford. Mis. Altoi. Iiiil(j!i' of Cliiiemtiut, EVlrs VV'ill Porter of WhitB River Junctfoii and Mrs. Geore I'bflpsof Nortli Pomfret was nt tbetr f.itlier's. F. C. Perry's, 'I'luiidiiy. Last reports froin Judo C II IMnxllM'ii were inorc lavornbje. Good whfeliny at prt'seut ti iil-. HARTLAND. Asn, only xon of Mr. ami Mic. Lewis E. Menitt, pnsscil ayvav at 4 11. ni. Sundny, Ftb. 9, of spiunl incniugitis, nuud one-montti and live hiys. The funeral vvas beld at tlie hnnltr Monday Feb. 10, ,at -i p. m. Tlu nfi vice wiir privatf , Rcv. ,C O. Gill nfHciiititi. The littUs finn .v.is plnced in tlu- tnmb. Mtss May Mennett Iii.k rt'ttii'ind fiom 11 six wtrt'ksstaviin Mriilneport, Coiiiifclicut. s P. VV. Whitne) of Ca)iibiTd):'i Miiss . wiis 11 vt'ek-ei,d yilfst at I. G. Underwood'K" iiikI I). C. W fbstei'n. Mik. J. G. UnilefWiiMd anil -MU-. Miiiinii Webhter atttjtldi'd Hle con Ventioti ol Siiililn V scllinil wiirkfii. at Uhite runry 1 1. Uiver Jiincliiiii I'Vli Hartland Four Corneirs. The linlk'K of,1 1 1 iu Univi'isalist church iiiiide about $50 nt theit feslival tU'en FltdilV eVeuif.U, Ftb 7 Thf viiui.n pt'ople prt'Nentt'd thi- comed, EIiiw Jitn Nlade Good." at the chuich, iind diit Hiiely, and supper and daiiciiii; at the town luill tollowt-d. ' Hnzel Stillsin of Cluitham, N. Y.M is visilinu here. Mr. ami Mrs. Jinnen Willaril oi, Spriiififhl, MasH., wre reCeid Ui.i'Ms Ht W P. Kmce's.Mrs. Royci b:8 returned froin UridUewater. What is the State riin(i';ti du with its bn.l yonths? TQtiei,tion in newspaper.3 U h:it is ii goinvto io with tb iiitherit iiiiilmotliei' ol"tliise ba'i outb?-iw peJJprtl"Staiilai.tJ. 'J t i LIKE VERMONT'S nnn .1111 iiiiii i ciiiiniiiii wim 1101 gei- tinxn qiiaiti ilenl in heiiiK iIiiih ilc- . I 1 . I 1 , t.l )nvn ne iioniingH, sinipiy ne- huul uuiifn aiiiiinu iiiiii ixiiigni. wiiiii w.in t.lieii kiicmn im llie Klgin Hnliuiiu Qnnlen' Fom ooveiii.li ntieui ii. Fil ty - liiKt htieels, Fifili ln SiX'li tiive nui's unil fjuve it nver to tlien)- l( - ;e. 'I'lmt whhii tf.e.it .lay for Coli.n.hin. ,lm'k i,,I7J)1- uliw ''u..lit l.eei.i.ie a ",K "w.v ""' "'.M.tp mi .r,initli.iii ns i e. prewni value ,f l'niiMilnr Imumliip i t.oi ,'""". ' ' p-na.iiy isu i.mu-.i. Pr''" .e.mso. iuat.iia.iai. ik. la.nl real cnlalc. I'lie mhhi'hhciI viiIii. ntion nf all ilio .Val Mal ii. ilit Hiatn nf Verm mt la nnly al ul $ 158. ()'K).(IU0 ainl lliero ai' Hi ini'Hnf ti.vxi h wliicli cu.ilil Iih liouulit iniliiilil. IiiikI nml lniil.liiiK tnuii lnill anil ojicra liinmt, for Ihhx tlian unillil onti l'"id. UVI'llllt) culiioi- lot. 'I'hin varV imxeHneil valuati'n ol IUh (Fvo lilui'kn liii:li Uoliiiuliia fii in )lai' of ll.at VtTiuont towijHliip i betweeu $!).()H0,()Ui ainl $30,- 0(K),'tlK). TRAFFIC TIED UP Heavy Locomotive Goes Into Turnpit.at White Rivcr Junc tion. Grand Triink locninoiivn 777, oin of tho heavy tniHoliilalcil coiiipoiiuii 'JreiK'iC ' eifijiii'i'H' ' oit ilie,, Koiufici 11 dii l.-ii.in of- iho t.'fiiiral Vermont railrnad, nhile leaking uteani, 1111 out of the ruund Jioiihu at White Uiver Juiietioii ami into the turii Utlilo pit, wivcking the liiuoiiinlive ami tying up thu motivo power ol tho yard. it iri claimeil "n loose llnutlle valve ullovved. c'liiiiiyli Hleain lo lcuk iiii' llie cyliiiilerri to bl.art tliu eiiine, whiuh ruii about 40U Jeet ainl leli into the pit. I'ho tiirniable vi badly ilainaged unil tho fmnt of thi hieomuttvu vviih tn:iamlRd ainl Miine ilutnahe iviih diine the inh:kn The ai'ciileut liappened ahiilil 4, o'uloek I'uuHila) alternoi'iii iind tiuint piusing tliroiigh vere ilclayed, iih n loooinoltve eouhl betnriieil ainl nniir takea out or put iu the muiiilhniibe CAPT. SCOTT AND PAR'IY PERISIi Die from Hunger ahd Exposure ; ,. in Poiar ulizzaru. N.nVft uf llie ilealli li'l (Jajit Itulieii F cio.iti nud Iiih lour biave ui.nt,an lilM, uho hiHL-tt'ifil by u linal nuhi 111 IvueliViig the boiilh 1 1 lc, 1 nl l iin'l priMiln lliul. Aiiiiiiiilt-eii Iiiiii li.n nlullel ihriii, coiik'H iu a liltd tti vpatuli lloin Lteul Lvaim ol the niul mvy, ivlni "lifi 'hlh'oiiiI iii c.itli niaml n lnin llio ixpilliliin hlailcn. Itllil kVIIO II111V nlgllnlln C'nllllliullOHI' ' il lliu expeiliou. '1 he nifhMige mir Mgualed Iriini llie I'erni Nuvii, ii -'iiliinilg I111111 iIih Aliaiu.'c. H7.11 nf U'lfil' piiHHiii Onlinii ti, K Z 'vjeotiV lotii' im iiipimii'iio nlm.j n iHheif w'iiji liuti w?i Ui K. A. ll joii, ' hi.-ut II U IS.nvcrH, (.'upliitll h IS U 0.t ainl IVkj Ollieei ISvllllh , On t m lt;li.Mi liip 11t.Mil Nlnli li 2H, 11)113.11 Itiile lli 111 O.ie "'Iih Dfpot, it lilizziinl ovei w belnied llii-in I'lti'V had Hiillnred ureatly frnu him- uer 'iti:tl ''expi'riun! uiid tliedenth So.iii. Ii.nel8 tittil WiIhoii wiirt Vr imilly iliui to iliut They dieil soon afier the blizzanl suept ilown 011 the ,pinty. ; (; Tliioiij'b the yt'iieinMty of .Mik Icm.c Tiiikhnni nnd Mri Jului ie.ee o) Rocbt'httr, 11 Mt'ieopiicon oulfit.luis been puicba.f d, unil ill listralt-d tnlkh will lie uiveit for thi I eilt-iit of tht; cliildrtn tu kevetal fcliool dUtttctK in that town. N cbatui' will be nmde fo'r cbilib'e imtl only n sltcl t one for ndtiltis wbich, will be used to putch.tse new lides, ctc Propbsals of Amendment to the Consti tution of Vermont to Be Rati ;U fied March 4, 1913 F1RST PROI'OSAL OF AMIWDMKNT Relating to approving, signinjj or vetoing of bills : Articlo 11 Every bill which shall have passed slmll, boforo it becomea a law, bo presented to tho governor; if he approvo, ho ' I1-ro 18 uanto s poero. atiti ntanaing ehall sign it; if not, ho Bhal return it, with hia objections In writingr, to tho ; Hbo cathodral. whllo the autlior who I ousc, in which it shall have originated; which shall proceed to reconsider it. If. I butlt It and the tliousujida wbo have 1 pon Buch roconsideration, two-thirds of the membcra present of tho house ehall ' walkcd tn U llc burjed In tbo church pasB tho bill, It shall, together with tho objections, bo sent to tho other house, by ; y6rtj Nvhichit shall. likewlso. be reconsidered. and. if approved by two-thlrda of the Ue , shakcspearo'B book; tho members present of that houso, it shall becomo a law. - ",, .,." i u nii But, in all Buch cases, the votea of both Housea ahall bo tak'en by yeas and " a, woraun 11 nre mor a"v. ,nys, and tho namea of tho porsona votinij for or against tho bill Bhall bo ontored t0lla' lUan wero tho 1uecn who pat n the journal of each house, respectively. If any bill shall not b'o returned by ronlzed and the crowd that eaped at he governor, a8 aforesaid, within five-daya, (Sundaya excepted) aftcr it shall hlu playa. ; ave been presented to him,' the oame ahall bocomo a law, in liko manner, as if Tho churacters of Dlckens hava ! o had sigaed it; unloaa tho two Housest by thelr adjournmont, within threo days moro recllty than Dlckens hlmsolf; iier tne presencmenc 01 sucn diii, snan.prevenc ts return; lnwmcn caso. icanun ot become a law. I SRCOND PROPO.SAL OF AMfOKIJMF.NT Relating to biennial sessiohs and elections, term of offico of governor, lieu tenant governor, treaaurer, sazratary of state, auditor of accounts and county fficers. Article 24, Sectiona 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6. Section 1. Tho General Assembly shall meet biennially on the flrst Wed . csday next aftcr the first Monday of January, beginning in A. D. 1915. SEC. z. 'l ne mvGrnor. nmitnnnnt uditor of accounts, senatord, town unty courc, snernts, nign uaimis, state's attorneys, juages ot prooato anu suces 01 tne peace, shall be ciectcd biennially, on the tirst xuesday next aiter ti o first Mondav of November. beirinninir wo years, commencing, on the flrst Wednesday next aftr tho first Monday of "L , n " Z' L Z n ,- mt ' . un"?rstana be"ef,8rl,a"d "rac l. nnnrv fnllnwinfr thntr in(.Hnn illvcs of men. comparcd with w l.at . tlces of a people llke the T betans. un- ouu. 4. iiie lerm oi oiuce oi BBnaiora anu uiwn reDresenuiLives uiiuii uu &Ec. 4. 1 ne term 01 omce 01 acnatora ana town ropresentatives. snau 00 Ji nuarv followimr their clection Sec. 5. The term of ofllce of the assistant judgca of. the county court, sher iffs, high bailiffs, stato'a attorneys, judges of probato and justices of the peace, .all be two years, and shall commcnce on tho first day of February next after tbeir election. Sec. 6. Tho persons who shall bo severally electcd in 1912 to tho offlces cntioned in this article shall hold such offices until tho term of their buc . issors clected tho first Tuesday 'next after' tho firat Monday of November, A. D. 1914, ahall begin aB herein providcd. , v THII?D PROPOSAL QF-AMIiNDMENT Kelating to the printing of the journah. Chapter 2, Section 14 The votea and proceedings of the General Assembly shall be-printed (when ne-third of tho members of either house thinlcit necessary), as soon as conven- ' nt after the end of tho session, with the- yeas and nays of the houso of repro entatiyes on any' question when requircd'by fivo members and of the senato when vequire'd by ontrsenator, (except where the votea ahall be takeh'by'ljallot), in hich case every member of either house shall have a rlght to insort the reasons f hia voto upon the minutes. FOOIITM PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENT Relating tb the powers of the legislaturo and governor. ' Chapter 2, Section 20 Sec. 20.. ' No person ought-in any case, or in any time, to bo declared'guilty v treison or'felony, by the legislature, nor to have hia'sentenco upon'conviction f or felony commuted, remitted or mitigated by the. legislaturo. And that Section 11 of Chapter 2 be amended by omltting the worda " and 'urder"' whero they occur therein. . FIFTH PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENT - . Relating to the grant, extcnslon, change or amendment of charters. Articlo 30 Nocharter of incorporation shall bo grantcd. extended, changed or amended y spccial law, except for such munlclpal, charitable, cducational, penal or efor natory corporatlons as' are to be and remain undcr the patronage or control f the .State; but tho General Assembly ahall provido by general Taws for the rganiz'ation of all eorporations hercafter to be created. All general laws passed ursuant' to thte article may bo nltered from timo to time or repealed. SIXTM PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENT Relating to tho change of tho worda-" judge " or "judges " to " justice " oi' justices." - .Article 31 That wherever the words judcre "or " iudtres " aro used in tho constitution. t f Vermont or amcndments tliereof, vupreme court, the words " justice " or .13 tho case may require.. SEVKNTII PROPO'AL OF AMENDMENT ' Relating to the powcr of the General Assembly to pass laws compelling cbm- pensation for injuries. Article The General Assembly may pass lawa rcceived bv emnlovees in' the bourso of bodily hurt, for the bcnefit of auch cmploycos,, thefr widowa or next of kin. ' l). nav dcsitrnate tho class or classes of emnlovers and emnloveea to which such law-. shall appTy. EK1IITII PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENT Relating to the rcvision of Chapter 2 of the Constitution. Articlo 33 That the iudcres of tho suprome court bo and aro horobv authorized nn-1 directed to revise Chapter Two of tho inapcer au amenumencs 01 inu l onscicuuon tnac are now or may oe tnon in iorc ; and excluding theref rom all sections, clauses and words riot in f orce and rearfang mg,and renumberlng the sections thereof under appropriato titles as In tho r judgment may bo most loglcat and con venientr and said revised Chapter twj as certified to tho secretary of state by said judges or a majority thereof shall ! apart of tho constitution of this state In substitution for exlsting Chapter. tw uiiu uii uuieuuiiienm uifeui. Office of thle Secretary of State I hereby ccrtify that the foregoing proposals of amendment to the constitu tion ot the State of Vermont, aro true copies of tho proposals of araendment to the constitution of said state as oronosed bv a twn.thirrin vntn nf thn Snnntn nn concurred in by a majority of the membcra of. the House of Rcpresentativea a. the session of thegeneral assembly holden of amendment Were submltted to tho general assembly of 1912 and wero co -curred in by a majority of the members pf the Senate and of tho Hot.se nf Repr a sentatives, as appeara from tho files and recorda of this ofilco. Witness my hand and tho seal of thl3 office, at Montpelier, thle fifth day of February, one thousand nino hundred and thirteen. Secretary of State. fl. the senato and houso of repreaentatives, irnvemor. irensuror. seerotarv 01 stnto. rcpresentativcs, assistant iudges of the In A. D. 1914 to dcsignate a judge or judges - of the "justices" shall be substituted therefor, 32s compollinir comnensation for iniuric3 their emnlovmont reaultincr in death or Constitution by incorporating Into said m 1910; that said propoaala of amen i-1 BOOKS HAVE A PERSONALIT It Makes Thelr Influence, Accordlng .to One Authorlty, Greater Than That of Man. Thi rcnl populntlon of tho wortd Ib not compoBed of Its Uuinan bodlcB. but of ita bookn. Mon como nnU i;o: books rwnaln. Llfe 1b rnorely n fecdor ot Ilteraturo. Thlnss, whlch Johnson eald nro tho Eona of hcnvcn, pass uway, whllo words, wliicli lio callcd tho dauEhtera of carth, remaln, Thcro la tho Hlblo; tho raon who bclloved It nnd the mcn who dlebo llbved tt huve fallon llke nutuain lea'vea, and tho book ttaolf Ib over green. tne nohiCs and mllllonalrcs ho looked i,n,v rnritn urhi'in Uriah Heep nnd Davld Copporileld are Ininate rcallUes to each succeedlng gcneration. A book has a personality of Ita own. qulte apart from Its outhor, lust as a chlld cannot be accounted for by his riiother and father. A book leads Its own llfe. It extcnds Ita mastcry I over roen Independently of thelr-Btrug- glcs agalnst It, or it dles desplto thelr iiioai ineiiL-iiiuuB iuuuuaLiuu. 11 tlea not with fleah and blood, but with other books. What Is a man, -any man, compaied to a book? In real valuo what has' i books havo dono? What nre tho ex plolts of Tlmour, Alexander and Char lcmagne to tho resulta of "The PU grltn's Progress. "Das Kapltal." "Le Contrat Eoclal" nnd "Progresa nnd Poverty"? New York Independent. Go What's the Use? At a downtown restaurant the other Uay four men, wbo dld not know each other, were seated at the same tablo, and each'ln turn ordered water with-, out lce. Tho first to want water un c'oolpd suggested that they comparo renEona. . "For my part," ho said. "I think lce told water rctards dlgestlon 1 fnrr ihn Inn .mav nnma from nonds and' dDmB-'fui verotnble matttr and may have germs cf malarla or typhold." ox plainpd tho sccond, "I dlEllko tho chemlcal taste of ar tlllclal lce." said tho thlrd. ' "It'a JUBt hablt -with me," spoko up the fourth. "I'm an EncllBhman, and was brought up to tako -water un iced." I3ut tho man who dldn't wnnt to re tard hls dlgestlon' dranlt a steln of tce cold beer. The one who feared germs ordered raw oysters! the one -who dUllked the "chemlcal taste" drank Tom gln, and tho Engllshmriir ordered sauerkraut. New York Mail. Compllcatlons In Ansver. "Johnny, dear," said the vlsltor. John McTurk turned around whlla tho famlly cat roscued her tall from, hls grubby flst. "Now .that you are goihg to school." continued the vlsltor, "I want to ask you a little quQStlon. How many mar bles woufd yotl get if I ave you twen ty to bo dlvlded between you acd An drew MacDonald?" Johnny thoughtfully rubbed the polnt of hls nose where the cat had scratched him "I dlnpafken." he satd "Como.. ' como," said - tho elder "How's that?" sv .. "Well, ina'am,'' said Johnny, "ye seo tt's a' accordlng. If ye gle mc thcm when wo're both here, wo'd hae teu npleco. If Andrew was here and I wasna, I'd only hne about fivo. But If I 'were to get them whenr Andrew wasna hero I dlnna kcn whether ho'd - hae ony at a V Katherlnc's Klndneso. 1 Kathe'rino is two a.iil d half years old. Her father cariie home ono after noon, after working threo days and tnree niguts ai nign pvessure, wttr. ni- most no sicop. mo ia aown win; tne leeung tnat no ata not want to waise up for week Half an hour later, rrom me ueptne 01 o areams. ne - heard a small. cloar volce: "Father! The sleeper stlrred and turued hia bead ou tho plllow. "Father! Father!" He btlrred and moaned. "Father! Father!" He struggted und reslsted and floun-, dered, and flnally ralsed- htB. eyellds -llke a man llftliiR heavy velghtB: He sav Katherlua bmllliig dlvlncly bcslde ' his couch ,- ; "Fatheri Fatherl" i "What ls It. daugher?" . j "Fa'thor, aro you havlng ' a nice nap?" Youth'a' Companlon 1 It Brlngs Them Down. -Courtland Fleld Ulaliap, who. ls an expcrt In airmanship In all Its branches. smlled at a dlnnor In L'enox over Grahamo Whlte's contemplated trans-Atiantic uignt oy hydroaero- plano. . "The raere dtscusslon of auch.a fllght." ho said. "makea the younc lady's joke about ".ying seem trun nnd Be",J(08 i can i unoertiiunu uiu uiiracuuii of flylng.' an elderly mon said to thu y9Ung lady. "She answcrcd. smiling demurely: '"Don't you think i; must be the attxaction of graVUatloa?" ruir T" T 73ET, tho mountaln-cradled land of mystery. ls slowly glving up Its sccrets, though the tlnie Ib far dlstant when famtllarlty will breed contcmpt. The sharp- eBt contrasts to tho clvillzatlon of tho old and new worlds aro thero seen agalnst the picturcsquo background of an lmmemorial past. extendlng so far back as C39 A. D., when BudUhlsm waa flrst Introduced from Indla. Thoro are wlzards and necroman- cer8 enough Itl tho coiintry to run tho Jndustrles of a thriving modern town. anu It ls dlulcult for a westGrnur to ud- dcrstand how the natlves can unques tlonlngly accept tholr hanky-panky as Indubltablo prcofa of supernatural powers. No Occldental can thorough- . . . less hls mlnd Is entlrely denuiled of Its materla! prepossesslons. Buddhlsm ercbraces practlrally the whole soclal strticture of tho people. for the" half mtlllon Ponbos. who conserve the jearlier relfglon of tho land, aro the vlc tlma of slmllar superstltlons aud prac ticea. Iri no other country In tho wqrld ls the prleatly Influence so paramount. Wlzards abound. Exorclsta and rell glous Impostors IIvo on the Tat of the land. For all the people of Tlbet arid "far Eastern As!a, of whom the wotiil knows little, the unlverse Is full of Immatprlal powers nnd Intelligence3. demonloc and dnngprous. Every Incl- ilent.ln bclleved to have supernatural oQhs of llfe nr- ordered by the wlzards' or the down-at heol.mcndlcant prlests. who thrlve es ppclally among the poorer classes The people bulld many temples, ev bnust thelr resources tn ercctlng sta tuea, they prostrate themselves. sing welrd hymns nnd mutter cmlless prayers. make oifcrlngs and glve ban quct.i to all the gods' and all the devlls. Sorcerers' ThrlVlng Trade. Tho wizard In Tlbet Is a sort of unt versal provlder of every klnd of asslst ance. It Is tho wizard who comes to" tho slck man's bcdsldo. If he dles a commemoratlve ceremony Is held a year after hls decease Every year llbatlons are ofTered to tho ehades of dead ancostors. A cord ls stretched before each tent horizontally. and streamers covercd with BuddhUt In scrlptlona are fastened to lt. Itlsmore than probablo that the departtiro of ranny slck to the other world is has tened by the danclng sorcerer, or rnag. pa. as he Is called, and hls liorrible yells. supposcd to bo calls for ald. Thp sorcerer also does a thriving trado asa fortuno teller, whllo dlvlna tlon Is a remuneratlvo sldo llne. When pebbles are arranged 'In a certain way fhey nre supposed to convev an oracu lar'mesrage. and the" Inapectlon of the shoulder blado of a sheep, when held clrse to the flre. Is also part of the fako crremonlal There Is"no end to It. A Iiousp has to bo bullt a village nceds quelllng. ihe crops are back ward and scanfy. the region needs raln. there 13 a marriago. n funeral or a nlrth for all these affalr3 a wizard ls called In for advlce, and for tho ex erclsp of hls myoterlous powers over all forres that w'ork agalnst the well belng of nmnklnd. Most of the wlzard-priests nre men r.f dp.eqeratp habt,s and of repulslve 'dnmennor Son)p engage themselves for the merest plttance. n few bowls , fow -ha r,r fern, .ighanrh wi,eu tho feasts cele- bmtjng anv of thelr professlonal du- tlea are carrletl out. l.nTialsm is the partlcufar form of Eudithism of which these superstttlous practltes rorm an Integral part. and the Htrnnge rltual of tun Ponbo aect is much thp nnie But ihe Ponho prlests nro comp'elled to co'Ibacy, Somo of thPirt I!vp In convents ond others are diafrlbUied nmong the populntlon. IrjMi who-n th"'v fre ecnrcely tliEtlngulsh abl'e. As f he riionks; the ntiro sbl ftnry the: are. the greater their repu tatlon as magiclnns. When engaged f ri thelr myp'tic ritcs the Eorcerers be lOnp.lnR to fhe Ponbo sect wpar a tall polntod blak hat. surmounted hy a pearoclt's feather. a dcath3 head and n palr of crosped thumlerbolts. and bcat a drum formed of two human, rkuiis rncre is one sneu stiu praa- tlccd cnjong them whleh until recent ,.ear3 nas ijeen occaslonally used bv rustlcs In out-of-the wny parts of Ed- ropo This Is Ihe sticklns of pinn Into ,He efr'G.v of a man over whom it Is de.ired. 'o east n ppell AVeird Oure of Dlseases. The nicthods cniploycd to curo dls easeE1 are extrcn'ely welrd. Ono pre scriptlpn Is to vlrsas up a clny figuro ln. he slck man's clothes Hls name la, wrlttch upon the flgure. whleh, is Uirown away, They bcJLievu tat tjjo PALACE.LHAaA splrlt of death mlstakea the llttlfl Etatue for thq patlent hlmBelf and. de celvcd Into thlnklng him to bo dead troubles him no nioro. Whon a Tibotan )s accused of hav Ing u demon, tt Is one of tho worsi misfortunes that could befall him, He may appcal to the oQlclal admlnUtra tor of Justice, who hlmsolf often turni away In fear from reputed vlctlms. Ht ls ostracized In tho harshest ways and Is everywhere an outcast. and there lo uo hope for him unleas ho la abli to consult an honornble member o'B tho exorclst fraternlty. Fces for tliitj affalr are gonerally reckoned exorblB taht Even If tho demon-posseBsed ln dlvld.ial can scrape together the fpe. anyhlng may happen to him. The ex orclst may drlvo a nail Into hls tcmple, or stick a ncedle through hls arm, o'r preBcribo repeated portlons of aboml nablo malze splrlt for a glvcn numbor or ilays. But whatevor may bo'the na ture of tho remedy. the effects leave the man gonerally so much of a physl cal wrcck that ho ls Ied to bctleve ihat tho demon has Ieft him, no without givlng him rathcr a bad'shake-up In the departuro. AVhon convalcscent he ls again ollowed to bocomo a decent member df the communlty. - The "Forbidden Land"-;is Inclosod between the Kuen Lua and Hlmalaya roountatns. and covefa an area elght UiJlRP the slze of Great Brltaln. Its remote and almost Inatcessibto loca tlonj.counts for much In the prcserya tlon of raclal pccullarttles, maklng Tlbet- stlli T fhe- cthnologlcal 'niuseurn ol the world. Thoro areln all 3,000.000 Tibetans. subjects of Indln and Chlna respectively. They are supple and graceful, and possess gcntlenesS not devotd of hypocrisy. Thp chlef fea tures of tho. country aro tho 3,000 mon asteries. perchcd llko fortressea upon tho mountain rocks. symbola of a prlestly tyranny. which is llkely to pro vall for many a long day. Y0UNG CR0W HAD T0 LEARN, Veteran Seaman Draws Morat Hrom ,n Fate of Blrd Who Refused to" " Llsten to Its Elders. "There's nothlng llko experlence. said Captaln Robert C. Warr of tho Campanla. who has retlred from sea llfe after 49 ycara' servlco. "When the young and enthuslastlc and bold sneer at the caution of old age I think of two crows. " 'I,ook at that bcautlful woman In the cornfield there I" a young crow cried. - " Be,autiful woman! Nonsense! r torted tho old, blrd; 'Thafs a scare-. crow.' ' I " 'But how do you know it's a ' scarecrowt' . -" '"Because there's- no man about. 'Do you suppose a beautiful woman would loaf all day long In one place If there wasn't a man somewhere near to adtnlro her?' ' " Tm suro lt's a bcautlful woman.' lnslsted the young crow. 'And there, too, is a man's flgure behind the oak. I'm going over to slze her up.'. ' "And the young crow fiew off, nnd a gun banged, and. a few mlnutos later ho camo llniplhg back wl(h .a brokcn wing and ii hole In hls leg:, " Aha.' sneered the old crow. 'you youngstera aro all allke think you lcnow more about women than your elders!'" Her Pen Betrayi Her. A man whose fountain pen requlrei repatrs, and borrows hls wtfc's to uso ln the Interval, has a chance to make an interesting study. A woman's pen. llke a woman's watch, jias a psychol ogy of its own. It betrays tho fom lnlne temporament In every move ment. Gonerally you flnd that, tn order to get the pen to wrlto-at all, you have to dlp It to ono slde, for women al ways writo with the slde or edge of a pen. If you can get It to "Scratch a little aa It gocs over;, the paper, It, will wrlte; If lt can't, it teaves the paper blank. If you lay It down flat on the paper, lt leaka ink. It betrays by Its general conducfthat it is carrted wrong end up when not In actlqn . or sometimes ono end ip and eomo tlmcs tho other. .-ti y It is a mystery why a woman. whb can be so neat anfl order'ly about her house. and wbo wtl not let you dls place a dcily on the back of a cbalr. can always "be relled on to get a watch out of order and demorallze a pen. ' Warnlng. . , "They cay a lot about that old man's bad tempcr. but I atx. going to teet him." "TbeB you'