. Winter India . edus a two-story red and gold elephant carriage inwhich fifty people ride in state processions, and store-houses full of jeweled elephant trappings. Then we saw the chetahs, or hunting leopards,huge spotted yellow cats, blindfolded and wearingfunny little leather caps, and tied head, tail, andlegs to a cage or skeleton stall. They stood inertas wooden cats, and would neither growl, snap,nor even wink when the keepers tried to rouse them,two men lifting a chetah and setting it down asthey might lift and move a four-legged table. Inthe jail yard and workshops the law breakers we

. Winter India . edus a two-story red and gold elephant carriage inwhich fifty people ride in state processions, and store-houses full of jeweled elephant trappings. Then we saw the chetahs, or hunting leopards,huge spotted yellow cats, blindfolded and wearingfunny little leather caps, and tied head, tail, andlegs to a cage or skeleton stall. They stood inertas wooden cats, and would neither growl, snap,nor even wink when the keepers tried to rouse them,two men lifting a chetah and setting it down asthey might lift and move a four-legged table. Inthe jail yard and workshops the law breakers we Stock Photo
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. Winter India . edus a two-story red and gold elephant carriage inwhich fifty people ride in state processions, and store-houses full of jeweled elephant trappings. Then we saw the chetahs, or hunting leopards, huge spotted yellow cats, blindfolded and wearingfunny little leather caps, and tied head, tail, andlegs to a cage or skeleton stall. They stood inertas wooden cats, and would neither growl, snap, nor even wink when the keepers tried to rouse them, two men lifting a chetah and setting it down asthey might lift and move a four-legged table. Inthe jail yard and workshops the law breakers werecontentedly weaving carpets, dhurries, and cloth, making paper, grinding corn, and otherwise mak-ing themselves useful. The leader, a red-handedmurderer, chanted the carpet pattern, and his fel-low-criminals bawled loudly in response, tying onegreen, three white, two blue automatically. Thereare already hereditary criminals in these modern, comfortable jails, and the jail caste is fast becom-ing a definite order..

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