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[In the same Scrapbook, Vol. IV, p. 140, H.P.B. pasted a cutting concerning the exposure of the medium James M. Choate whose alleged phenomenal flowers were hidden in his handkerchief. It appears that the medium, “without making any explanation,” departed “by the back entrance.” H.P.B. added the following suggestion in pen and ink:]

Insist upon thoroughly searching every “Medium,” and thus two-thirds of them will do likewise—and disappear through the back door . . .