TRANOB WOMKN. Among the villagers on the Volga In tha province of Samara a curious sect ot women has msde Its appearance. It ws originated by an elderly peasant woman In Soznova, callod the "lilessed Mother." These women have fled from the villages around Into a remote district, dis-trict, where they live singly In holes dog out of the face of the hill. Thoy lead a life of fasting and prayer, and boiler themselves called from the world, which they think is shortly about to perish In a general conflagration. conflagra-tion. Tha "lilessed Mother" has "It wis virgins" as a sort ot bodyguard, and the sect believes that these elevea women are poasesaed of miraculous powers. Loudon Globe.