Science: Bank of England God

The cult of the Bank of England's deified founder still flourishes among the Indians of the Isthmus of Panama, the Smithsonian Institution reported last week. The Choco Indians of Colombia have recently adopted the cult.

For many years the Smithsonian has been acquiring curious canes used as wands of authority by Indian medicine men in Panama and northern South America. On the heads of the canes, some of them generations old, are carved statuets of their god of medicine. He is a man who closely resembles the U. S. caricature of Bluenose the Prohibitor....

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