Clipped From The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette
1" r I. T7 I" ' I ' i 1" - - t ,' KISS AS A HYSTERIA CURE ' - ' STATtMrrr oV'a PSYCHIC LEO . tOrER IN 8AN FRANCIfCO, - - .: ', . .' ... Msmbars of tha Research 'Society Have Begun an iinvaetlgatlon Defendant 8aya Kissing Soothes, O th Patlant Bltvgle or. Married. i jSaV - FttANOlicO. July ll. The Psychic ItesoaKch society Is seeking In tho fountain of truth, to ascertain. If n ia auogoiner proper lor a punuc lecturer to, bestow kisses upon a woman. Dr. W. lt,,l'rlce.JiVU S., ,.f b. D., I'a, M., la of the bptlbA 'tbat'SMch a saiatatlon "Is both dignified (e,hd sooihifg, provided (He kissed' ba't)o - Jnie';hyteHciUv But .jbr.Corso doclafes'Dr.' Price Is wholly unjuetl - fed "and. flvera (hat a hlaa'is nok a cure for hysteria: ilencva merry'rbw III thd soelety; !JSf - !.' The Inception of ' 'thj) trouble, as the war of nations ol(a'n are, I Obscured In th battle Itself, arid all tkt caii be learned' Is that for oih ia - ion lr. Morae thought It best lokp - polnt a committee of Investigation, be - foro whom tho eminent lecturer, L 1. 8., Ph., I Ps. M., was summoned. Think It No wrong. "At that meeting." says Dr. Morse, ''this man admitted to us that he did hot think It wrong to kiss a woman, bo she married or single. He admitted that to us. In that room across tho ball from my office, and he convinced me that bo was not, fit to bin lecturing before the public and posing as ia leader in psychic matters. I mado inquiries and I wrote to Rntmott Q. Dennett, an Instructor of psychology residing in Atlanta, Oa. In tho Inter - eata of decency, harmony, and for the good of the society of which I am pro - Ident I mado this letter public. "Dr. Price came here In January laat began to lecture on a number of subjects connected with what he terms the 'new psychology.' He, la k good lecturer; he holds his audiences well. He Is thoroughly Informed on hla special subject, but his new psy chology Is ail pirated stuff, not origi nal; his theories are all stolen. lie la - arbitrary and sits down on these who are less fluent, and when ques tions are aaked he la rudo. When 4aa are advanced lie resents and cor - recta them, using tho phrase, 'As jour, teacher It s my duty to correct JOU Ik) has used the expression to pie, andj have been a student ot mortal, therapy for over fifteen years. "Th ftnhicet of his lectures were. MKWJtitftoffliS P?"1' and - 'The I I'nllosopny - .or typnocism, ana i mum admit that tho lectures were Interesting: ana .also Well paid for by tho society Admits Kissing Hysterical Women. In reference to the secret session at which the full beardod and massive I)r, Price was called upon to explain his theories and his actiona. Dr. Morao, Bays he admitted having klaaod one or the wpmpn who consulted him anil that ho did so becauso she was so hy - aterlcal. "I said Jo him,' continued Dr. Morse, that Is a new - cure tor hysteria. I have had many patients that have become hysterical, hat I never tried socrf cure.' He then went on to explain his theories of affinities, to which, Ot course, we could dot subscribe."