People: Feb. 20, 1928

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

Amelita Galli-Curci (coloratura soprano) gave her name for advertising purposes to Swami Yogananda of India and Los Angeles, Calif., a man who looks like a plump woman. She was quoted in copy in Manhattan theatre programs as saying: "YOGODA gives Health, Strength, Power to Accomplish, Peace and Poise." Among other things, YOGODA claims to teach people "to Recharge their body, mind and soul Batteries from Inner Cosmic Energy ... to meditate, to know Divine truths." Last week Swami Yogananda was ordered...

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