National Affairs: Mummy

Last week in Chicago six physicians, including Health Commissioner Herman Bundesen and Dr. Edward Miloslavich, Milwaukee pathologist, gathered in the offices of Dr. Orlando Scott to examine the mummified remains of one John St. Helen. They thumped it, felt it. x-rayed it. Then they gravely nodded their heads and all but announced that the mummy was none other than that of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Lincoln.

On April 26, 1865, twelve days after the Ford's Theatre tragedy, a dying man was taken from a burning barn near Fredericksburg, Va. by U. S. troopers...

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