Issue 21 and Volume 1895 16.

THE DIVINING ROD. A correspondent who has been traveling in France tells the following story of a manipulation of the divining rod n searching for water which he saw recently. It was required to find water on an estate for irrigating olive and orange plantations, and one of the men at work on the estate mentioned an old Italian living in a village among the mountains who had a reputation for that sort of thing, and he was consequently invited to try his luck, lie brought a little V-shaped twig, similar to that used in this country, but in holding it in each of his hands he had a short piece of cane in which the ends of the twig were free to revolve. With the aid of this he marked about nine spots at which water was to be found; on arriving at each of which the twig did…

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