Miscellany, Aug. 22, 1938


At the International Psychotherapy Congress at Oxford, England, 43-year-old Hypnotist Francis Völgyesi of Budapest, who has put to sleep all the monkeys, foxes, swans and lions in the Budapest Zoo, told reporters how he once gave the eye to a pack of 18 hungry wolves. "I simply got the leader under control," he said, "and then waved the pack back just as if they were soldiers at a drill."


A 16-ft. statue of Washington carved by the late Sculptor Lorado Taft, which for 29 years had ignominiously squatted "in the mud" in Seattle,...

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