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Venerable Magician of Sin-Kiang and His Young Adept

VENERABLE MAGICIAN OF SIN-KIANG AND HIS YOUNG ADEPT

Many a strange cult, reminiscent of the demonology of aboriginal Asia, prevails among the tribes inhabiting the province of Sin-Kiang. Sickness is usually reckoned to be the result of a spell cast by an enemy; a soothsayer is then employed, whose supernatural insight is supposed to enable him to discover the enemy and remove the spell, thus curing the unfortunate person of his malady