The Press: Epidemic

A man who described himself as "Chief of the Astrologers' Guild of New York," appeared last week in Albany, N. Y., to work for the passage of a state law to license "genuine astrologers." He said he wanted to "drive out pretenders and charlatans who for 25¢ will deliver a readymade horoscope." Legislators, well aware that pretenders and charlatans abound, sympathized. But they wondered how to tell a charlatan from an astrologer.

A good test would be to have all self-styled astrologers predict that week in the future which will witness another such...

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