Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Statue Granary at Damian


The wonderful East Indian statues and temples cut from the solid bowlders and stratified rock are duplicated, if not excelled, by the Afghans. Professor J. A. Gay, in one of his recent lectures on the far east, tells of a stone statue of a god which he saw at Bamian, near the Russian frontier. This particular statue was one of a score, but was the giant of the lot, being 178 feet in height and large in proportion. It was used as a storehouse for grain and at that time contained over 2,000 bushels. — Philadelphia Press.

Her Choice

Miss Billing — What kind of man would you like to marry?
Miss Willing — Oh, a bachelor or a widower. — Detroit Free Press.

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