Another Georgia Magnet 27 Jul 1884

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ted a to altboua-h altboua-h on or of 65 ' t t 4 S t t Bottln--ETea ; th was Baa? of field. with in th Boot-black. Isaac a and 50. th Qlen- 1. by S Mst- 4 B a S8n: bat-tins bat-tins each one . , the start, by third the second tried 1 :45, for ' t Vim. second THE THIRD GEORGIA WONDER. 4- 4- WUMAV WHO fXtTaT, TO XntOCat OTJT I . ! ETKOSO MJES BT A TOTJCH. ; i It is a lamentable circumstance, but fortunately a fact, that hew-York hew-York hew-York M doomed to be without a Oaoigia wonder tor twq long, dreary weeks. Bcariely had Lulu Hurst faded from the rapt Metropolitan rision when thera came rumors of another phenomenon tn the per of Mam me,ie-tat me,ie-tat me,ie-tat it rears, llkewis of Georgia, who was illeged to twist up hickory sticks in ber gentle ftngers. But Miss Price was weighed la tbe balance at tbe Bijou Theatre one week ago and fonndjwantlng. Public sentiment, however, demanded! another phenomenon, and the clamors of the public for a Georgia wonder oeoame so great tnatsunaries rronman dispatched hie agent to acoiur that btate. with orders not to return or draw for money until their quest wss acoomplbwed. . .: i Vox Krohman rJx popuU. His myrmidons gproad over Georgia and ransacked tbe Bute from north to soutii -and -and from east to went, and a few days ago a dispatch waa received stating tnat Mrs. cnartes Freeman, of Atlanta. 4a., bad oeen ens-area ens-area ens-area to nil the long-felt long-felt long-felt want in the breast of anxious New-York, New-York, New-York, and waa en route for the Metropolis. (She arrived veaterday with ber husband, and tx&j took apartments at tb Hotel Bovat Ther a report? of Th Times found a pleasant-faud, pleasant-faud, pleasant-faud, biue-ered biue-ered biue-ered young-woman young-woman young-woman Of 80 rears, whose nounteaanca bore the marks of recent illness. H her side waa a erutch. and one foot waa thrust into her husband s slipper. "Ah." so aaid wnth a slight foreign acoent, I have been unfortunate. In deaoendina from the railroad train m Washington on tar war i i sprained my ankle aeverelr. and m v doctor tells me that 1 cannot hope to leave my room or to use my feot for perhaps two weeks. It Is very vexatious," for 1 had hoped to, appear at Wallaek on Monday. I " No, I bar not gven a publlo exhibition anywhere anywhere before. I have only abown my remarkable remarkable power to my Irieuos In private, kad my debut at Wallack's Vill be my first appearance on any stage. What Is the nature of the force t An, there you hare one at a toss. I do not know myself. 1 first began to realizeJthati I poa-essed poa-essed poa-essed peculiar powers when I was a child of or 10 years, ilj father's f smily wss com- com- posea oi nve dots ;ana six gins besides ; my- my- besides ' self, and when i piayea wtta my brothers and sisters I found that if I simply touched tbem they were thrown to the ground. This became bo common that 1 was frequently punished for it, although I protested that I did not mean to be rude. It waa the same war. at achooL and after a time the other scholars refused to play wttb me. because Ii unwittina-lr unwittina-lr unwittina-lr hurt them at our childish games,! and I waa almost del arred from any association with other children b -cause -cause or tnm retnamaoi power that J oouid not control. When my child was born, seven years aro, I eould not handle it or bathe It. because my wuci seemea to nurt n. My aoctor eouta not explain why this was so, and he brought In other Fihysioians to witness tb operation of tbe strange orce. It was a source of a-reat a-reat a-reat annoranoe and anxiety to me, as yoa may woll Imagine, not to be .Kl. .Tt 11 Liu MUIV; HI IMUUIQ WJ VWU l-UIIU, l-UIIU, l-UIIU, " I never thought of exhibiting this power until Lulu Hurst began to give performances at the opera house in Atlanta, and one evening while I was discussing ber with mv husband and some friends I said that I believed I could do all she did myself. My; husband got a broom to try tne experiment wttn, and 1 lound that my power was even superior to hers. She only moves the stick wbloh a man? holds, but when 1 touch a cane held by a man it at once Hies from his bands, i nave oniV failed to effect this once, and that was when tbe cane was held by Mr. H. I. Kimball, a leading citizen of Atlanta. WelL bo soon as my, power began to be known scores of people came to see me, and I was asked again and again to give publio exhibitions, but I always refused until I received Mr. Frohman's offer. Physicians from all over Georgia ; bare witnessed my performances, and tbe mysterious power I possess Imuv: been attributed to magnet ism, electricity. Spiritualism, and a hundred-other hundred-other hundred-other things, but what it .really is I am In utter ignorance or rfnyseiu -- -- i Mrs. Freeman wad born in France, neat1 Ton- Ton- Ion. Her father Was Naretsse Uetgeron. who came to thb-eountry thb-eountry thb-eountry when she was a mere child. bo has been married VI years and has one son. ing E. N. on th BeileTue-a is - a

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 27 Jul 1884, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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