National Affairs: Able Bimbo

Gaudy and gay with gypsy spangles, two coffee-colored women last week entered the East Orange (N. J.) Trust Co. just before closing time, asked Teller Howard Wyre to change 20 dimes into two $1 bills. This transaction completed, the gypsies offered to tell Teller Wyre's fortune. Amused, he complied with their requirements, took a $1,000 stack of bills from his drawer, placed his hand upon it. One fortune teller draped a handkerchief over the teller's hand, muttered unintelligible words.

Emerging from what he claimed was "a spell," Teller Wyre discovered that bills and...

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