Science: Again Margery

Another chapter came to light in the exoteric history of "Margery" (Mrs. L. R. G. Crandon), Boston medium.

Having tried out (unsuccessfully) for the $2,500 prize of The Scientific American (TIME, Feb. 23) for "proof of spooks," and having quarreled with Harry Houdini the Handcuff King (who claimed to have "shown her up"), Margery was invited to perform for a committee of experts at the Harvard University psychological laboratories. Scientists of no small account attended the seances—Drs. Harlow Shapley (astronomer), S. B. Wolbach (pathologist), W. J. V. Osterhout (botanist), Edwin G. Boring,...

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