Science: Thurston v. Mediums

To the First Spiritual Church of New York went Magician Howard Thurston. Magician Thurston had been quoted as saying that he could do anything with a watch-size instrument that mediums say they have done with supernatural power. One Arthur A. Ford was to contest the point in debate. Police had been called to prevent violent outbreaks.

They need not have come. Prof. Thurston, pleasant-spoken gentleman soon won over his audience, told how many a so-called medium had asked him for tricks to fool gullibles. "But," admitted Magician rhurston, "I was quoted incorrectly....

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