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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 07, 1913, Image 14

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den jar the kind of jar electricity is
stored in kept it there a moment
and then, conducting this CAPTUR
ED human-energy in an ordinary in
sulated wire, 'used it to stop momen
tarily the heartbeat" of one of his col
leagues. A large assemblage of well-known
doctors, gathered from all over the
country, watched him and marveled.
Nervous invalids who had come as
many as sis hundred miles to plead
with the over-busy doctor for a mo
ment's consultation, forgot their own
troubles, fascinated by the experi
ments. Dr. Abrams, surrounded by deli
cate electro-magnetic apparatus, ex
plained his theory. Unique, startling,
were the methods he used to prove it.
The room was darkened. A pa
tient, stripped to the waist, stood on
the platform before a sputtering,
blazing X-ray machine.
In the darkness the doctors gath
ered about an X-ray .screen held 'be
fore the man's stomach. They could
see straight through him. When he
swallowed a glassful of thickish.'dark
mixture, they could watch it flow
down "and fill-his stomach!
' "Now, watch'closely," said the doc
tor. "In ordinary digestion it would
take an hour and a half for that
liquid to pass on into the intestine.
But, a finger is held near the pa
tient's fifth dorsal spine a joint of
the spinal column where the nerves
are near the surface I maintain that
human energy, discharged from the
finger, will leap across like an electric
spark, stimulate the nerves and
cause the man's stomach to empty
its contents within a minute and a
"Now, will some of you doctors
hold a finger near the patient's spine?
Thank you, Dr. Franklin., Now
watch!" i
The finger approached the spine.
Suddenly the stomach was seen to
straighten out! Its contents poured
into the intestine like milk out of a
pitcherl " . ",
"A perfect demonstration of the
stomach reflex!" exclaimed Dr. Ab-,
ram, excitedly.
"Now doesn't that PROVE that,
there is an energy radiated from our
bodies which affects other people's
bodies? How else CAN you explain
the phenomenon?"
Next the doctor performed the ex
periment with the Leyden jar, men-7
tloned above, showing that this hu
man energy which emanates from
our bodies can actually be stored up.
There was no trickery here no
charlatanry. It was serious science,1
Dr. Abramshimself admitted that
these few experiments alone would
prove nothing.
But on the following day he RE
PEATED them! .
He "has performed them again and
again, with, different subjects and in
different ways. And practically al
ways with the SAME results!
"I have PROVED that thjs mys
terious, human energy exists,"-says
"Dr. Abfams. "I don't know what it
is. It isn't electricity. But I have
proved that it can be STORED up in
a glass Jar juBt LIKE electricity.
"Some day this powerful human
energy, captured and bottled, will be
used to revolutionize the entire treat
ment of disease!"
- ti
He My mind is filled with you?
alone, darling. - ,
- She My! -Am I as small as that?j

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