In Scranton, Pa., Magician Huber the Great entertained theatre audiences by getting into a box, letting them nail the box shut, getting out of the box. One night Huber the Great failed to emerge. Anxious spectators broke open the box. found Huber the Great unconscious, nailed fast to the box.
In Sing Sing, Joseph Perez was happy. He thought he was a wealthy man and Sing Sing was his private estate. Unkind alienists pronounced him insane, unkind officials removed him to Dannemora State Hospital.