Miscellany, Feb. 17, 1936

Eyes

In Blue Eye, Mo., there was an epidemic of pinkeye.

Marathon

In New York City's Harlem, white Promoter-Preacher-Spiritualist Don Platt used an old candy store for a church and got three Negroes robed in white cotton over their street clothes to go into a doze on three cots set up before an improvised altar. He called it a "trance marathon." invited newshawks to ask the subjects what they saw in the spirit world. Subject John Epps reported that "George Washington says the New Deal is all right except for so much taxin' of the...

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