Medicine: Newspapers Hoaxed

Newspapers throughout the country, including The New York Times of Jan. 31, 1924, gave publicity recently to the announcement that one Pierson Worrall Banning of Los Angeles had been awarded £2,500 as the Major Award of the Benjamin Franklin Fund for a book on Mental and Spiritual Healing. The announcement also said that Charles P. Steinmetz got the second award of £1,000 for a privately published treatise The Nervous System as a Conductor of Electrical Energy and that a minor award had gone to a Japanese living in Tokyo. It was said...

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