Mind Reading In Dogs

How to Train a Dog to Pose as a Mind Reader, Magician and Mathematician The remarkable performances of the well-known trained Bozzie, have of late attracted widespread attention. Not only has she puzzled the acute observation of Chicago's keen eyed newspaper men and justices of the peace, but she has been exploited as a mind reader, and preached about as being a model for poor, unenlightened mortals to emulate. The Press Club of Chicago has pondered over her performances, and has finally come...

How To Read Peoples Minds

Mind-reading began its career in Chicago. The sensation produced by it was astonishing, and it has not yet had its day. It has not only puzzled the minds of everyday people of the world, but has also engaged the attention of scholars, scientific men, statesmen, and even crowned heads. The first person who made any display of it was J. Randall Brown. He became a monomaniac on the subject, experimenting with all his acquaintances, and informing them of the many wonderful things he could do, till...

The Great Mental Photograph Test

Any well-known gentleman goes upon the stage and pictures in his mind a landscape, or the face of any one among the audience and Mr. Brown, while blindfolded, and holding the hand of the gentleman, will draw a crayon sketch of what he sees in the mind of the person whose hand he is holding. For a short sketch of Brown's career we quote the following from the Chicago Daily News of February 1, 1897 Mind-Reader J. Randall Brown, with his baggage well pasted over with foreign hotel and railway...

Talk Of The Town

Washington Irving Bishop is in town, said a gentleman with an intellectual countenance the other day. You don't know him Well, you will before long. Bishop is at present the greatest apostle of the mind-reading fake in existence. He claims to be able to read the mind of a college professor like an open book. He says he can tell the denomination of a bank-note in your pocket, if you have any left after paying to see his performance. He is a great man with a great head. He cannot explain the...