National Affairs: Mediums

Harry Houdini appeared as a witness before the House Committee of the District of Columbia, which was holding hearings on a bill to regulate clairvoyants, "mediums," etc., in the District of Columbia. In the back of the room sat several mediums. As a climax to his denunciation of their trickery, Mr. Houdini drew a telegram from his pocket, crushed in his hand and dashed it down upon the table before him:

"I'll give $10,000 to any medium in this room who can tell me what...

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