FINLAND: Occult Purposes

For more than a year Helsingfors police have been baffled by ghouls. Some 40 corpses have been exhumed, mutilated, left lying beside their open graves. Public indignation has run high. Involved in the controversy were Minister of the Interior Baron Ernst von Born, who cast suspicion on Freemason organizations, and a Colonel Susitaivil who was accused of hampering police investigations. Last week Finland's Freemasons were cleared. Police raided a cemetery, caught three men and two women in the act of dissecting a cadaver. In the man's pockets were several pigeons. They...

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