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N/$2ERS R/BE YO/R FATE5 THAT IS THE THEORY "ORCE9 O/T 2Y A $/SI- TEA-HER5 S#e Has A,,lied $at#emati&s to 9i.ination and Sa%s E.er% One -an Su&&eed $erel% b% Cee,in+ His Enter,rises in A&&ord "it# His Numbers5 One o' t#e latest additions to modern au+ur% is mat#emati&al di.ination, or rat#er, li@e most ot#er s%stems o' 'ortune tellin+, it is an old t#eor% re.i.ed5 T#e attention o' t#e *riter *as 'irst &alled to it in t#e o''i&e o' a "all Street bro@er5 It *as *#en &o,,er *as be+innin+ to ad.an&e and a &ustomer *as lea.in+ an order5 ?9id I understand %ou,? said t#e bro@er, ?t#at i' I don(t bu% to-da% at !), %ou ,ut in a bu% order to-morro* at !5, t#at %ou don(t *ant to bu% at !7, and i' I don(t +et it to-da% or to-morro* at !) or !5, to sto, t#e order until t#e t*ent%-si3t# or t*ent%-se.ent# o' t#e mont#1? ?Yes, t#at(s ri+#t5 I don(t *ant %ou to bu% e3&e,t on t#e da%s and at t#e 'i+ures I #a.e named,? re,lied t#e &ustomer5 ?"#atD Not i' t#ere s#ould be a rea&tion1? T#e bro@er +lan&ed at t#e &alendar5 ?To-da% is t#e se.enteent#5 I ma% not be able to e3e&ute %our order to-da% or tomorro*5 T#e mar@et is .er% irre+ular Eust no* and in a *ee@ t#ere are li@el% to be a +ood man% &#an+es5 I' &o,,er s#ould sell o'', s#all I bu% at a lo*er 'i+ure t#an !21? ?Not unless %ou &an +et it at 5!, and it isn(t li@el% to rea&t t#at mu&#5 An%*a%, i' it s#ould, t#e da% o' t#e mont# *ould not be ri+#t5 NoF i' %ou don(t bu% to-da% or to-morro*, sto, t#e order until t#e t*ent%-si3t# or t#e t*ent%-se.ent# and, let me see, t#e t*ent%-nint# *ould be all ri+#t i' %ou s#ould not +et it be'ore5? T#e bro@er *rote t#e order and +lan&ed some*#at an3iousl% at #is &ustomer as #e saidG ?No* let us see i' I #a.e t#is ri+#t,? and #e read *#at #e #ad *ritten5 ?Yes, t#at(s all ri+#t,? said t#e &ustomer, smilin+ a little as #e noted t#e bro@er(s ,uHHled e3,ression5 ?9o %ou t#in@ I(m a tri'le o'' m% bearin+s1? #e &ontinued5 ?It(s not stran+e i' %ou do, but %ou see it(s li@e t#isG T#ese numbers are a&&ordin+ to a s%stem I(.e been loo@in+ into latel%5 It(s a little li@e t#e old 8e*is# &abala and t#e t#in+ *or@sF it(s +reat5

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?T#e *oman *#o dis&o.ered it *or@ed out m% numbers, and *#en I sti&@ to t#em e.er%t#in+ +oes m% *a%, and *#en I don(t t#e% mostl% +o t#e ot#er *a%5 I #eard o' #er t#rou+# -#arle% T#om,son5 He, Ri&#ards and I *ere bo%s to+et#er5 ?One ni+#t t#e% *ere ta@in+ dinner *it# me, and Ri&#ards, *#o is usuall% more t#an +ood &om,an%, *as +lum5 At last I as@ed #im *#at *as t#e matter, and #e told us #e #ad been #a.in+ a #ard time o' it, e.er sin&e #e mo.ed into #is ne* o''i&es do*n #ere on 2road*a%5 Said #e #ad not made #is o''i&e rent sin&e #e #ad been t#ere5 Hal' a doHen times bi+ deals #ad 'allen t#rou+# *#en #e su,,osed t#e% *ere as +ood as made, and #e *as +ettin+ ,rett% t#orou+#l% dis&oura+ed5 ?T#om,son su++ested t#at ,er#a,s #e *as under t#e *ron+ numbers5 "e did not @no* *#at t#at meant and *anted #im to e3,lain, and #e told us about t#e s%stem5 He #eard o' it t#rou+# one o' #is ,u,ils5 2ein+, in a *a%, in #is line, #e *as interested and loo@ed into it5 ?You see, it is li@e t#isG Ea&# ,erson #as &ertain numbers t#at belon+ to #im, out o' *#i&# a &on&ord &an be made, and i' #e *or@s under t#is #armon%, su&&ess is t#e result, and i' #e doesn(t, #e is li@el% to +et a dis&ord5 ?"ell, Ri&#ards *ent to t#e *oman *#o +ot u, t#is s%stem, and s#e told #im #e *ould ne.er be su&&ess'ul at t#e number *#ere #e *as lo&ated and #e must mo.e5 He #ad a lon+ lease, and t#ere *ere ot#er reasons *#% it *as im,ossible 'or #im to do so5 ?He as@ed #er i' t#ere *as not some *a% out o' it, and s#e su++ested t#at i' #e #ad a ,artner *#ose numbers *ere in a&&ord *it# t#e number o' #is o''i&es to ta@e &#ar+e o' a ,art o' t#e business *#i&# s#e indi&ated, t#e di''i&ult% *ould be, in ,art at least, o.er&ome5 ?He and -arter #ad been tal@in+ o' a ,artners#i,5 T#e *oman *or@ed out -arter(s numbers, 'ound t#e% *ere all ri+#t, t#e ,artners#i, *as 'ormed and business #as been +oin+ all ri+#t e.er sin&e5? ?Aueer,? said t#e bro@er, ?and not eas% to IIIIIII? #e #esitated and t#en added, ?understand5? ?You *ere +oin+ to sa% (belie.e,(? said #is &ustomer, ?and I admit it does seem an im,robable t#in+, but no more so t#an sendin+ a *ireless did ten %ears a+o, or t#at one @ind o' li+#t ra% *ill #eal and anot#er burn, as Finsen #as demonstrated5? 8ust t#en t#e notes o' old Trinit%(s &#imes 'ell in a s#o*er o' sil.er% melod% amon+ t#e bi+ buildin+s and t#e t#ron+ o' ,eo,le #urr%in+ u, and do*n "all street5 You see,? #e &ontinued, ?t#e %ear, mont# and da% o' t#e mont# o' one(s birt#,

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to+et#er *it# one(s name, +i.e ea&# ,erson &ertain numbers, and Eust as t#ose &#imes 'orm a o.ertone t#ese numbers 'orm a &on&ord5 "e don(t #ear ea&# note t#e bells stri@e, *#at *e #ear is t#e o.ertone, and *#at &ounts in t#is s%stem is t#e &on&ord, or o.ertone, 'or t#e *#ole t#in+ is 'ounded on t#e ,rin&i,les t#at are t#e basis o' musi&, and nonsense, or not, t#e t#in+ #as, so 'ar, *or@ed as uni'orml% as t#e la* o' +ra.it%, *it# me and I ,ro,ose to let it @ee, *or@in+5? And #e *ent out lea.in+ t#e bro@er *onderin+5 It *as 'ound on in.esti+ation t#at t#e ,erson *it# *#om t#is s%stem ori+inated is not a ,ro'essional ,ro,#et, but a tea&#er o' musi&, *#o ma@es a s,e&ialt% o' tea&#in+ musi&al &om,ositions5 In stud%in+ .ibrations and #armon% some*#at be%ond t#e ,oint t#at #as as %et been set do*n in boo@s, s#e t#in@s s#e #as 'ound t#at ea&# di+it and ea&# letter #as a uni'orm .ibration5 S#e sa%s, as a matter o' 'a&t, t#at t#ere is no su&# t#in+ as &#an&e, t#at e.er%t#in+ is rele.ant and si+ni'iesF and t#at a rose b% an% ot#er name, #o*e.er s*eet it mi+#t be, *ould not be a rose, sin&e a name is o' im,ortan&e5 T#e al,#abet, di+it, and t#e la* o' .ibration are t#e 'oundation o' t#e s%stem5 It is de&lared t#at t#e al,#abet o' e.er% lan+ua+e is o' dee, im,ort, and is not onl% in itsel' ,ro,#eti& but inter,rets ,ro,#e&%, as it relates to ,eo,le *#o use it5 T#e s%stem di.ides t#e al,#abet into t#ree di.isions, or de+rees5 T#e 'irst nine letters &onstitute t#e 'irst de+reeF t#e ne3t nine t#e se&ond de+ree, and t#e last ei+#t t#e t#ird de+ree5 Ea&# letter is re,resented b% a di+it number, as 'ollo*sG A, 8 and S are re,resented b% one in ea&# o' t#e t#ree de+reesF 2, C and T, b% t*oF -, B and /, b% t#reeF 9, $ and V, b% 'ourF E, N and ", b% 'i.eF F, O and J, b% si3F Y, : and 4, b% se.enF H, A and K, b% ei+#t, and I, and R, b% nine t#ere bein+ no nint# letter in t#e t#ird de+ree5 T#e si+ni'i&an&e o' ea&# number and letter o' t#e 'irst de+ree are as 'ollo*sG one is t#e be+innin+, t#e 'at#erF t*o t#e mot#er or moulderF t#ree, t#e &reatedF 'our, t#e matter, t#e ,#%si&alF 'i.e, t#e dualit% o' manF si3, t#e ,attern o' all buildin+F se.en, t#e &om,leted tem,leF ei+#t, t#e mani'estation o' 4odF nine, re.elation5 T#e ot#er t*o de+rees, *it# some sli+#t di''eren&es, are sim,l% an intensi'i&ation o' t#e 'irst5 As an illustration, ta@e t#e name and birt# dates o' :o,e Beo JIII5 T#e letters o' #is 'irst name, 8oa&#im, are re,resented b% t#e 'ollo*in+ numbersG , !, , ), 6, 9, 75 Add t#ese, and t#e sum is )25 Add a+ain, as all numbers are redu&ed to a di+it, and t#e sum is 55 In t#e last name, :e&&i, t#e letters re,resent =, 5, ), ), 95 T#e sum o' t#ese numbers is 2=5 Addin+ a+ain to +et t#e di+it, and *e #a.e 95 $ar&# is t#e t#ird mont#, and t#e :o,e *as born t#e se&ond da% o' t#at mont#, 6 05 Addin+ t#e numbers o' t#e %ear, and *e #a.e 05 T#is ma@es t#e numbers 'rom *#i&# t#e

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&on&ord is determined, 5 and 9, *#i&# re,resent t#e name, and ), 2, 0 t#e birt#5 Ten, bein+ one intensi'ied, t#e numbers o' t#e :o,e(s birt# re,resent t#e 'irst t#ree +reat ,rin&i,les5 Ten is said to re,resent a ,erson *#o is su''i&ient unto #imsel' and t#is is es,e&iall% true i' a 'a&tor o' ten is 'ound in t#e name as t#e 5 in t#is &ase5 A&&ordin+ to t#is s%stem, t#ese numbers 'orm a &ombination *#i&# indi&ates, in ,art at least, t#e stron+ and remar@able &#ara&ter o' t#e man5 In addition to bein+ re,resented b% a number, ea&# letter is said to #a.e a &olor .ibration *#i&# is also si+ni'i&ant5 On&e t#orou+#l% understood, t#e aut#or sa%s t#at b% t#is s%stem one &an determine almost an%t#in+ in &onne&tion *it# #is li'e, 'or e3am,le, t#e %ears *#i&# *ill brin+ e3&e,tional business ,ros,erit%, and also t#ose *#i&# *ill not be li@el% to be su&&ess'ul, so t#at one ma% ,re,are #imsel', as did :#arao# o' old, in times o' ,lent% 'or ,eriods *#en leanness ma% be e3,e&ted5 A+ain, t#at it enables one to determine *#at ,ersons *ill ,ro.e ,ro'itable business asso&iates and 'ait#'ul 'riends, and also in *#at a.enue o' e''ort one *ill be most li@el% to be su&&ess'ul5 In tea&#in+ #er ,u,ils t#e aut#or o' t#is s%stem uses it to determine in *#at de,artment o' musi& #e or s#e *ill be most su&&ess'ul5 An instan&e o' t#is *as a %oun+ *oman *#o &ame rat#er less t#an a %ear a+o 'or instru&tion and #ad 'or some time been stud%in+ instrumental musi& and &om,osition5 On a,,l%in+ t#is s%stem, it *as determined t#at s#e *ould be mu&# more su&&ess'ul as a .o&alist5 As *as t#e &ase *it# $elba, *#o #ad &om,leted #er edu&ation in instrumental musi& be'ore s#e dis&o.ered s#e #ad a remar@able .oi&e, t#is %oun+ *oman #ad not su,,osed s#e #ad a .oi&e *ort# &ulti.atin+, but in less t#an si3 mont#s s#e made a su&&ess'ul debut in &on&ert as a .o&alist5 Anot#er in&ident is related o' t#e su&&ess'ul *or@in+ o' t#is sort o' di.ination is o' a man *#o #ad been, 'or a lon+ time, stru++lin+ *it# an in.ention *#i&# #e *as unable to &om,lete5 A 'riend indu&ed #im to tr% ,uttin+ #imsel' in a&&ord *it# t#e .ibrations o' #is numbers5 In a 'e* mont#s #ad #is in.ention ,er'e&ted and on t#e mar@et, and is no* a multimillionaire5 T#e aut#or o' t#e s%stem #olds t#at #is su&&ess *as due to t#e &on&ord o' #is numbers and, to t#e doubtin+ sa%s t#at i' t#e% *ill loo@ o.er t#eir li.es t#e% *ill see t#at t#eir ,eriods o' su&&ess #a.e in&luded, in ea&# instan&e, t#e same numbers, unless it be t#at t#e% #a.e outli.ed t#e numbers under *#i&# t#e% *ere born, and t#ere is a *a% to determine t#at5 In su,,ort o' #er t#eor%, t#e aut#or &alls attention to t#e old 8e*is# &abala, *#i&# s#e asserts t#is s%stem ma@es ,lain, t#ou+# s#e #ad ne.er e3amined it until #er o*n #ad 'or some time been &om,leted5 S#e also &ites t#e 'a&t t#at ,eo,le 'ind &ertain numbers lu&@% *#ile ot#ers are t#e re.erse, and sa%s t#at in.ariabl% t#e

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Names, Numbers and Fate $ore About t#e S%stem t#at Enables E.er%One to 2e His O*n :ro,#et 555 Here is somet#in+ more about t#e s%stem o' di.ination based u,on t#e su,,osed relation bet*een one(s 'ate and &ertain numbers indi&ated b% t#e letters o' one(s name5 T#e s%stem is t#e in.ention or dis&o.er% o' a Ne* Yor@ *oman, and an arti&le ,rinted in T#e Sun about it some mont#s a+o attra&ted *ides,read attention and interest5 First, as to some results or alle+ed resultsG A man *ell @no*n in "all Street *as dis&ussin+ in.estments in t#e o''i&e o' t#e ,resident o' a trust &om,an% t#e ot#er da%5 "#en t#e% #ad loo@ed u, .arious se&urities, t#e ,resident o' t#e &om,an% as@edG ?9o %ou *ant t#e matter arran+ed to-da%1? ?Bet(s see, *#at da% o' t#e mont# is it1 T#e 5t#, isn(t it1 No, I *ill *ait until "ednesda%5 T#at *ill be t#e 6t#5 $% number is 6, at least t#at is one o' m% numbers and t#e one t#at belon+s to me s,e&iall%5 I *ill &ome in "ednesda%5 T#en I(ll de&ide Eust *#at I *ant and *e *ill &lose t#e t#in+ u,5? ?"#at, #as it &ome to t#at1 Are %ou +ro*in+ su,erstitious1? as@ed t#e ,resident5 ?Not a bit o' it,? *as t#e re,l%5 ?T#is t#in+ o' numbers is a s&ien&e5 It(s ,art o' t#e +reat la* o' .ibration t#at ma@es t#in+s +o and @ee,s t#em +oin+5? ?"#at is it1 "#at is it &alled1 "#ere did %ou +et #old o' it1? ?It(s a s%stem t#at s#o*s a man *#at #is .ibrations are and #o* to do t#in+s *it#out bein+ undone b% t#em #al' t#e time, or more5 I +ot #old o' it t#rou+# an old a&Muaintan&e *#o #ad been do*n on #is lu&@ 'or more t#an a %ear, but ,ulled out in +ood s#a,e *#en #e +ot #imsel' strai+#t *it# #is numbers5? ?Ho* is it done1 "#o +ot t#e t#in+ u,1? ?It *asn(t +ot u,F it *as dis&o.ered b% a *oman, a musi&ian N not a ,la%er o' musi&, but a born musi&ian5 As to t#e *a% t#e t#in+ is done, t#at(s a lon+ stor%, and

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one I &an(t tell, 'or I(m not letter ,er'e&t m%sel' %et5? ?Ho* about %our a&Muaintan&e *#o *as in #ard lu&@1 "#o told #im about t#ese numbers t#at turned t#e tide o' #is a''airs into t#e &urrent o' ,ros,erit%1? ?An old &olle+e &#um, *#o is &onne&ted *it# -olumbia /ni.ersit%5 I(m not sure Eust *#at #e tea&#es t#ere, but 'or a number o' %ears #e #as been interested in t#e old 8e*is# &abala, and ot#er t#in+s in t#at line5 He #eard o' t#is *oman and #er dis&o.er% and *ent to see #er5 He studied t#e t#in+ and 'ound it *or@ed5 ?"#en #e sa* Ni&#ols, #e told #im t#at #e belie.ed t#e trouble #e *as #a.in+ *as t#at #e *as under t#e *ron+ numbers5 At 'irst Ni&#ols *ouldn(t listen to #im N said it *as all bos#F but as #e @e,t losin+ ri+#t alon+, and t#in+s *ere +ettin+ to a tou+# ,ass *it# #im, li@e a dro*nin+ man, #e *as read% to &at&# at a stra*, and #e *ent to see t#e *oman *#o made t#is dis&o.er%5 ?"#en s#e #ad studied #is name and birt# dates, s#e as@ed #im *#ere #e *as doin+ business5 He told #er at = 2road*a%, and +a.e t#e number o' #is o''i&e5 ?(You mi+#t as *ell,( said s#e, (e3,e&t to send a messa+e a&ross t#e Atlanti& b% ta,,in+ t#e $orse al,#abet on a table as to #o,e to ma@e a su&&ess o' an%t#in+ %ou underta@e t#ere5 ?(Your leadin+ number is =, t#e ot#ers are 0, 5 and )5 No*, %ou are under 6, *#i&# #as no relation to an% o' t#em, 'or none o' t#em is e.en a 'a&tor o' it5 ?(2road*a% is 6 and t#e street number and %our o''i&e number, *#en added to +et t#e di+it, ea&# ma@e 95 T#is +i.es %ou &onstant, unrelie.ed o,,osition, *#i&# %ou &annot o.er&ome5 ?(A+ain, t#is %ear is not 'a.orable5( It *as last %ear, 90)5 You see, *#en t#e numbers o' t#is %ear are added and redu&ed to a di+it *e #a.e 7, *#i&# #as no ,la&e amon+ %our numbers5 Ne3t %ear %ou *ill be better, 'or 907, redu&ed b% addition to a di+it is 5, *#i&# &orres,onds to %our 5 and is a 'a&tor o' %our 05( ?T#ou+# #e did not ,ut mu&# &on'iden&e in t#e t#in+, Ni&#ols still *anted to @no* *#at #e *as to do, a&&ordin+ to #er &al&ulations, to be sa.ed 'rom t#e numbers t#at *ere *or@in+ #im *oe5 S#e told #im to +et an o''i&e at 52, or some ot#er number *#i&# added *ould ma@e =, or, at least, one o' #is numbers, or some number in #armon% *it# t#em5 ?I' #e &ould not do t#is #e *as to +et a man to *or@ *it# #im some o' *#ose numbers a&&orded *it# #is o*n5 He did t#e latter, as #e #ad a lease #e &ould not +et rid o'5 ?Bater #e mo.ed to a buildin+ *#ere t#e street number ma@es =, and #is o''i&e

-RYTO4RA$ number 5, and t#in+s be+an to loo@ u,5 I sa* #im t#is mornin+ and #e told me t#at last Tuesda% N t#at *as t#e 5t# o' 8anuar%, and t#is is #is +ood %ear N #e made a deal in *#i&# t#ere is bi+ mone%5 ?T#is number business &ertainl% does *or@5 Bast %ear it sa.ed me a +ood deal more t#an I *ant to lose5 I s#ould #a.e been lon+ on Sout#ern :a&i'i& at t#e time o' t#e brea@, *#i&# did not mend, but I #eld o'' be&ause t#e numbers *eren(t ri+#t5 ?A bro@er *as determined I s#ould bu%5 T#ou+#t t#ere *as a +old mine in it, and *ent in 'or more t#an #e *as *ort#5 And #e isn(t in t#e Street no*5 ?$ind %ou, I do not t#in@ t#is t#in+ *ill ma@e a man *#at #e isn(t, but onl% t#at it *ill #el, #im to ma@e t#e best o' *#at #e is5? T#en t#e in.estor *ent out, lea.in+ t#e ,resident o' t#e trust &om,an%, *#o at one time *as Se&retar% o' t#e /nited States Treasur%, s#a@in+ #is #ead and loo@in+ as i' #e t#ou+#t anot#er +ood man #ad +one *ron+5 T#e *oman *#o dis&o.ered t#e s%stem, *#i&# ma% be &alled mat#emati&al di.ination, relates t#is stor% in &onne&tion *it# its ori+in5 S#e noti&ed, in stud%in+ musi&al &om,osition and obser.in+ #er ,u,ils, t#at &ertain numbers seemed to #a.e a uni'orm meanin+ or .ibration, and also t#at &ertain letters in names seemed to be identi&al *it# t#ese5 S#e be&ame so interested and im,ressed t#at s#e determined to +i.e #ersel' u, 'or a little time to t#e &ontem,lati.e stud% o' it5 S#e dire&ted t#at s#e s#ould not be disturbed and s#ut #ersel' u, in a dar@ened room, *#ere s#e remained t#ree da%s *it#out ta@in+ 'ood or #oldin+ &on.ersation *it# an%one, +i.in+ #er *#ole mind to t#is subEe&t5 As t#e ar&#ite&t sees t#e &at#edral in #is mind be'ore #e #as ,ut a line on ,a,er, so s#e, as t#e result o' t#is stud%, sa* #o* numbers and &olor .ibrations are related to indi.iduals5 To assure #ersel' t#at t#e s%stem *as no illusion s#e set about .eri'%in+ it b% t#e names and birt# dates o' #istori&al &#ara&ters and b% t#ose o' ,eo,le *#o *ere *ell @no*n to #er, and t#e results *ere a sur,risin+ &on'irmation5 One 'riend o' #ers #ad been *ritin+ 'or %ears and doin+ more and better *or@ t#an ot#ers mu&# more su&&ess'ul5 S#e 'ound, on e3aminin+ #is name and birt# dates, t#at t#e% *ere *#oll% at .arian&e *it# t#e names #e #ad been usin+ and t#e numbers under *#i&# #e li.ed5 S#e ad.ised #im to ta@e a ,en name re,resentin+ numbers *#i&# *ould 'orm a &on&ord *it# #is o*n, and to see to it t#at t#e &olors about #im *ere su&# as belon+ed to #im, and to mo.e so t#at t#e name o' t#e street and number o' t#e

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#ouse *ere not dis&ordant5 T#is *as a %ear a+o, and in t#e last t*el.e mont#s #e #as a&#ie.ed more re&o+nition t#an in t#e *#ole &ourse o' #is ,re.ious li'e5 Anot#er instan&e *as t#at o' an in.entor *#o *as utterl% unable to +et &a,ital to ,ut #is in.entions on t#e mar@et5 In 'a&t, #e *as so ,oor t#at to ,a% t#e &ost o' li.in+ *as a little more t#an #e &ould *ell &om,ass5 His *i'e #ad at one time been a ,u,il o' t#e dis&o.erer o' t#e s%stem and @ne* o' it5 S#e too@ t#e matter in #and, &#an+ed t#eir ,la&e o' residen&e, ,ut #ersel' and #er #usband under t#e &orre&t &olors and in all *a%s adEusted t#eir li.es in a&&ordan&e *it# t#e tea&#in+s o' t#is s%stem5 In a s#ort time #e 'ound a #earin+, t#eir 'ortunes ,ros,ered steadil%, and no* t#is man is a millionaire and #is ,ossessions are still in&reasin+5 T#e Iris# ,oet and essa%ist "5 25 Yeats asserts t#at t#e memor% o' t#e indi.iduals is a ,art o' one +reat memor%, t#e memor% o' nature #ersel', and t#at t#is +reat mind and memor% is e.o@ed b% s%mbols5 He states t#at #e #as seen .i.id ima+es, *#i&# mi+#t be &alled ,i&tures, o' t#e more im,ortant e.ents o' t#e li'e o' an indi.idual, e.o@ed b% means o' man% &olored sMuares, ea&# one o' *#i&# *as numbered, to+et#er *it# t#e re,eatin+ o' a &ertain 'ormula5 In a&&ord *it# t#is is t#e assertion made b% t#e aut#or o' t#is s%stem t#at t#ere is a dee, meanin+ in t#e al,#abet o' a nationF t#at ea&# letter is a s%mbol o' 'ar rea&#in+ si+ni'i&an&e5 In s,ea@in+ o' t#is, s#e sa%s t#ere is no su&# t#in+ as &#an&e N t#at e.er%t#in+ is rele.ant and si+ni'i&ant, *#en understood, t#at t#ere are no s,iritual la*s as distin&t 'rom material la*s, and t#at t#e al,#abet o' e.er% lan+ua+e is not onl% ,ro,#eti&, but inter,rets t#e ,ro,#e&% *#i&# relates to t#e ,eo,le *#o use it5 S#e 'urt#er states t#at t#e al,#abet o' t#e En+lis# lan+ua+e is not &om,lete and ot#er letters are to be added to it5 As s#e e3,lains it, t#e s%stem, to enable ea&# ,erson to be&ome a ,ro,#et, di.ides t#e al,#abet into t#ree ,arts, or de+rees, *it# a number and &olor de'inition belon+in+ to ea&#, as 'ollo*sG FIRST 9E4REE5 A, 5 T#e &reatorF t#e be+innin+F t#e ar&#ite&t5 -olor, *#ite5 2, 25 T#e mot#erF t#e moulder5 -olors, %ello* and +reen5 -, )5 T#e sonF t#e -#rist5 -olor, li+#t blue5 9, 75 $atter5 -olors, blue and +old5 E, 55 T#e -o.enantF t#e dualit% o' man5 -olor, blue5 F, !5 T#e ,attern o' all buildin+F t#e *ord made 'les#5 -olor, .er% li+#t blue5 4, =5 -om,leted material tem,le5 -olor, .er% li+#t +reen5

-RYTO4RA$ H, 65 :o*erF mani'estationF t#e #i+#est name5 -olor, oran+e5 I, 95 8usti&e, Eud+ment, re.elation5 -olor, red5 SE-ON9 9E4REE5 8, 5 -#rist &%&le5 -olor, *#ite5 C5 25 T#e identit% o' t#e -#rist5 -olors, ,ur,le and #eliotro,e5 B, )5 E3,ression o' t#e *ill o' 4od5 -olors, ro%al ,ur,le and .iolet5 $, 75 T#e s,iritualiHation o' matter5 -olor, blue5 N, 55 2la&@ ma+i&ian5 -olor, bla&@5 O, !5 T#e *ord made ,#%si&al5 -olor, oran+e5 :, =5 T#e ,#%si&al &om,leted5 -olor, blue5 A, 65 T#e double mani'estation o' s,irit and matter5 -olor, &anar%5 R, 95 T#e &om,letion o' Eusti&e, Eud+ment and re.elation5 -olor, red5 THIR9 9E4REE5 S, 5 -ru&i'i3ion5 -olor o' 'lame5 T, 25 Atonement5 -olor, li+#t %ello* and +reen5 /, )5 $ani'estation5 -olor, blue and +reen5 V, 75 Re+enerated matter5 -olors, .er% li+#t blue and +reen5 ", 55 -ru&i'i3ion5 -olors, dar@ blue and +reen5 J, !5 Abilit% to rise abo.e allF resurre&tion5 -olors, dar@ ,in@ and blue5 Y, =5 :o*er to e3er&ise t#e se.ent# sense5 -olor, ,in@5 K, 65 In.ested *it# ,o*er5 -olor, oran+e5 "#ile t#e de'initions o' t#e letters and t#e numbers *#i&# belon+ to t#em are reli+ious, and some o' t#em, seemin+l%, too mu&# so to be asso&iated *it# ordinar% #umanit% and business, it s#ould be borne in mind t#at t#e% are not ,ositi.e, but onl% relati.e5

For instan&e, *#en A is ,rominent in a name, as t#e initial letter and ,er#a,s re&urrin+ se.eral times, it *ill be 'ound t#at t#e ,erson is +i.en to ta@in+ t#e initiati.e and to *or@in+ ori+inall%5 I' 2, t#en, to mould and 'orm, *ill be t#e tenden&%5 I' I, t#ere *ill be t#e Mui&@ness o' &om,re#ension *#i&# is in a *a% a re.elation, and t#ere *ill also be a sense o' Eusti&e and t#e ,o*er to Eud+e5 I' N, *#ate.er is a&#ie.ed, a''li&tion in some 'orm a&&om,anies it5 T#e de+rees are also ta@en into a&&ount as ea&# de+ree intensi'ies5 On&e t#e numbers are 'ound, it is sim,l% a matter o' addition until a di+it is rea&#ed, *it# t#e e3&e,tion o' and 22 *#i&# are not added5 T#e +reat trinit% o' numbers in t#is s%stem is 6, 9 and and 22 is in its ,#%si&al 'orm or dress5 T#ese, in a &ertain *a%, &orres,ond to t#e trinit% as reli+iousl% understood, and t#e ,erson *#o #as an% one o' t#ese numbers *ill 'ind t#at #e is in a&&ord *it# #im *#o #as in #is &on&ord eit#er o' t#e ot#ers5

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As an e3am,le o' t#e *or@in+ o' t#is s%stem, ta@e t#e name and birt# numbers o' Abra#am Bin&oln, Feb5 2, 6095 T#e 'irst name or names +i.e t#e indi.idual or leadin+ number5 T#e numbers, as *ill be seen b% t#e table, are , 2, 9, , 6, , 75 T#ese added are 'irst 2!, and a+ain added to +et t#e di+it are 6, *#i&# is t#e number o' ,o*er5 Bin&oln is ), 9, 5, ), !, ), 5F added, t#is is )7 and a+ain added is t#e di+it =5 T#e %ear 609 added in t#is *a% +i.es t#e di+it 95 Februar% is t#e se&ond mont#, and so is 25 Addin+ t#e 2 +i.es t#e di+it )5 T#is ma@es t#e &on&ord 6, =, 9, 2, )5 2rie'l% t#is si+ni'iesG :o*erF &om,lete understandin+ on t#e ,#%si&al ,lane as an in#eritan&e, as t#e last name is t#e name o' t#e 'at#erF Eusti&e, Eud+ment and re.elationF t#e ,o*er to mould and s#a,e and t#e tender s,irit o' t#e Son, t#e -#rist5 T#is does bod% 'ort# t#e &#ara&ter o' Bin&oln5 A ,e&uliar in&ident re&entl% &ame under t#e obser.ation o' t#e *riter5 A *oman *#ose name is Antoinette, al*a%s #ad a ,en&#ant 'or 5 Antoinette b% itsel' does not &i,#er out 5 "#ate.er s#e started under t#is number *ent *ell, and ,ersons under an% one o' t#e trinit% o' numbers *ere in.ariabl% #er ,eo,le b% natural sele&tion but not#in+ &ould be 'ound in #er name or birt# numbers *#i&# *ould be a reason 'or t#is5 Not lon+ a+o, in loo@in+ o.er an old re&ord s#e 'ound t#at s#e #ad been &#ristened Antoinette :ruden&e5 Her mot#er #a.in+ died *#en s#e *as a &#ild, s#e #ad not been told t#is5 T#e t*o names ma@e #er lu&@% and +a.e as #er number5 T#ere are 'e* ,ersons *#o do not 'ind t#emsel.es ,e&uliarl% satis'ied and at ease *#en surrounded b% &ertain &olors5 It is said t#at t#is is in.ariabl% true o' &olors indi&ated b% t#e name, and also t#at t#e e''e&t o' t#ese on t#e ner.es is bene'i&ent, and t#at t#e% &ondu&e not onl% to t#e #ealt#, but also to su&&ess in all *a%s5 T#e letter &olors are not, #o*e.er, to be ta@en bald and unrelated, but as t#e &olors on a ,alette, to be &ombined and blended, and t#e more s@il'ull% t#is is done t#e better t#e result5 It is interestin+ to note t#at t#e name &olors &ombined in t#is *a% are be&omin+5 A ,erson *#o #as studied t#is s%stem *it# its aut#or &on&ei.ed t#e idea o' ma@in+ attra&ti.e studies o' name &olors *#i&# 'ind read% sale5 A *oman *#o #as one o' t#ese sa%s t#at it brin+s about a +reat sa.in+ o' time and stren+t# in sele&tin+ #er *ardrobe, and in ot#er *a%s5

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S#e ta@es #er &olor stud%, sele&ts t#e tints s#e *ill use 'or a sin+le season, is &ertain t#e% *ill loo@ *ell and +i.es t#e matter o' &olor no 'urt#er &onsideration5 S#e also +i.es t#ese &olor &ombinations to t#e de&orator *#en s#e is #a.in+ #er #ouse ,ut in order, indi&atin+ *#i&# s#e *ants used, and t#us is s,ared bot#er and unsatis'a&tor% results5 -olor as *ell as numbers is ta@en into a&&ount *#en determinin+ *#i&# ,ersons *ill ,ro.e satis'a&tor% as so&ial or business asso&iates5 "#en it &omes to determinin+ t#e %ears t#at *ill ,ro.e su&&ess'ul or t#e re.erse, numbers are used5 T#ere are 'e* *#o #a.e not obser.ed t#at t#ere are times *#en all is 'air sailin+, and a+ain t#at t#ere are ,eriods o' not#in+ but stress and storm5 T#e aut#or o' t#e s%stem asserts t#at b% t#is s%stem one ma% @no* *#at to e3,e&t and be able to do 'or #imsel' *#at 8ose,# did 'or :#arao#, in ,ro.idin+, in ,eriods o' ,ros,erit%, 'or t#ose %ears *#en leanness is to ,re.ail5 T#e aut#or 'urt#er states t#at s#e sometimes 'inds t#at a ,erson #as outli.ed #is name and birt# numbers, #as &om,leted &ertain t#in+s and a&#ie.ed ot#ers and #as be+un a ne* &%&le5 In t#is &ase t#e &on&ord is determined b% obser.in+ t#e re&urren&e o' &ertain e.ents, or ,er#a,s it *ould be more &orre&t to sa%, a &ertain @ind o' e.ents, on &ertain dates5 2% notin+ *#i&# are ,ro,itious and *#i&# t#e re.erse, t#e numbers *#i&# ma@e t#e ne* &on&ord &an be determined5 In su,,ortin+ #er t#eories as to t#is s%stem, t#e aut#or &alls attention to t#e 'a&t t#at :%t#a+oras tau+#t t#at all is number and #armon%, and a.erts t#at s#e #as but dis&o.ered t#e *or@in+ o' a la* as old as &reation5 As t#e 'a&t t#at t#e numbers o', 'or e3am,le, a +reat a&tor and a t#ie' are o'ten .er% similar, is li@el% to be &on'usin+, s#e ,oints out t#at in ea&# &ase t#ere *ould be li@el% to be t#e same tem,eramentF t#e same im,atien&e o' #ards#i,, t#e same desire 'or &on+enial surroundin+s, and so on5 T#e di''eren&e *ould be in an a&tuatin+ realiHation o' *#at is le+itimate and *#at ille+itimate as a means o' +rati'%in+ t#ese desires, and t#e sli+#t di''eren&e in t#e numbers *ould indi&ate t#is5 S#e also as@s t#ose *#o &a.il at t#e idea t#at letters and numbers #a.e a .ibration *#i&# indi&ate determinin+ in'luen&es, to &onsider #o* be%ond t#e belie' o' a 'e* %ears a+o are t#e re&ent dis&o.eries in &onne&tion *it# t#e la* o' .ibration5 And a+ain, t#at, t#rou+#out t#e uni.erse, it is t#e .ie*less *#i&# a&tuates and t#e in'initel% small *#i&# o'ten &ounts most ,otentl%5 LLLLLLL

THE ASO-NEITH The #NY$ Sun% Sunday% .anuary '(% )(*1% p2 3 Fate, Numbers and Vibration A SYSTE$ "HI-H 2Y ITS INVENTOR IS /SE9 TO TEBB THE FORT/NES OF IN9IVI9/ABS AN9 TO 4AIN CNO"BE94E OF THE /NIVERSE5

?Numbers and t#e musi&al .ibrations *#i&# t#e% re,resent &ontrol ea&# indi.idual and t#e uni.erse o' *#i&# #e is a ,art,? said $rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&#ran, t#e aut#or, or, as s#e ,uts it, t#e dis&o.erer o' t#e Aso-Neit# s%stem o' &r%,to+ram numbers, *#i&# #as alread% been des&ribed in THE S/N5 A&&ordin+ to t#is s%stem, ea&# #uman bein+ is an&#ored in t#e in'inite b% a &ertain +eometri&al si+n *#i&# re.eals a di+it number5 O' t#ese numbers t#ere are but ei+#t, 9 bein+ a &om,osite number, t#e Al,#a and Ome+a o' a &%&le5 T#e aut#or asserts t#at *#en ri+#tl% understood t#ese numbers o,en t#e door o' a li'e5 T#is done, all *ill be adEusted a&&ordin+ to t#e la*s o' #armon% and t#e indi.idual &an t#en +o 'or*ard alon+ t#e *a% to t#e least resistan&e t#at leads t#e soul to its indi.idualiHation and ,olariHes it in #armon% *it# t#e in'inite5 ?Ea&# di+it number,? said $rs5 -o&#ran, ?#as its o*n indi.idualit%, &#ara&teristi& and tem,eramental musi&al .ibration, as #as ea&# musi&al tone5 T#e s%stem, *#i&# is e3a&t, rests as does musi& on t#e +reat la* o' .ibrationF a la* *#i&# is &omin+ to be more and more re&o+niHed, t#ou+# as %et but little understood5? Re&entl% returned 'rom a sta% o' somet#in+ more t#an a %ear in 4erman% and Ital%, $rs5 -o&#ran sa%s s#e *as +reatl% sur,rised to 'ind t#at ,ersons *it# *#om s#e &ame in &onta&t in t#ese &ountries *ere ea+erl% interested in #er &r%,to+ram o' numbers, *#i&#, *#en s#e 'irst announ&ed it in Ne* Yor@, met *it# in&redulit%5 S#e sa%s t#at man% *it# *#om s#e dis&ussed #er s%stem in Euro,e #ad studied t#e &abala and ot#er number s%stems and entered into t#e stud% o' t#e AsoNeit# numbers *it# an interest born o' understandin+5 $rs5 -o&#ran sa%sG ?One +entleman, a *ealt#% and a&&om,lis#ed Russian Hebre*, t#orou+#l% &on.ersant *it# t#e &abala, *#o all #is li'e #ad been a student o' numbers in t#eir lar+e as *ell as t#eir subtle si+ni'i&an&e, *as so dee,l% interested t#at #e too@ u, t#e stud% o' m% s%stem *it# me5 ?He as@ed *#at *as to be done *#en t#e .ibrations o' a name *ere inimi&al to t#e one bearin+ it, and I told #im anot#er name s#ould be ta@en *#i&# *ould be bene'i&ent, and t#e ,erson s#ould be ,ut, or ,ut #imsel', under t#e .ibrations o' t#e ne* name *#ile still usin+ t#e one b% *#i&# #e #ad been @no*n, i' 'or an% reason it *as desirable to do so5 T#en #e as@edG

-RYTO4RA$ ?(Ha.e %ou not #eard t#at amon+ m% ,eo,le, *#en a &#ild is si&@ and t#e ailment does not readil% %ield to ordinar% remedies, t#e name is &#an+ed1( ?"#en I assured #im I #ad ne.er #eard o' t#is, #e stated t#at t#ere is traditional assuran&e t#at in most &ases *#ere t#e name #as been &#an+ed t#e &#ild re&o.ers5 T#is reminds me,? &ontinued $rs5 -o&#ran, ?o' e3,erien&e in $uni&#5 ?I made t#e a&Muaintan&e o' a ,#%si&ian t#ere *#o be&ame interested in m% &ontention5 He #ad a ,atient, a %oun+ Ameri&an *oman, in a #os,ital seriousl% ill, *#ose ailment did not %ield to #is remedies and *as +ro*in+ ra,idl% *orse5

?"e tal@ed t#e matter o.er and it *as de&ided t#at *e s#ould tr% musi&al and &olor .ibrations5 T#is *e did, a&&ordin+ to m% s%stem, *it# t#e result t#at in t*o *ee@s t#e %oun+ *oman *as on t#e *a% to &om,lete re&o.er% and is no* ,er'e&tl% *ell5 I s#ould not be *illin+ to #a.e t#is lad%(s name ,ublis#ed *it#out #er ,ermission, but *ill +ladl% +i.e #er address to an%one *#o *is#es to .eri'% m% statement5 ?At t#e ,resent time I am *at&#in+ t#e re&o.er% o' a %oun+ *oman *#o #ad been assured b% eminent ,#%si&ians and sur+eons t#at it *ould be ne&essar% to remo.e a &ertain or+an o' #er bod%5 I as@ed #er to *ait a mont# and see i' #er &ase &ould not be rea&#ed b% .ibration5 T#e mont# #as not %et ,assed, but s#e is so im,ro.ed t#at a sur+i&al o,eration is no lon+er &onsidered5 ?Anot#er stri@in+ e3em,li'i&ation o' t#e &urati.e ,o*ers o' bene'i&ent .ibration is t#e sister o' a student o' t#e &r%,to+ram s%stem *#o li.es in "as#in+ton5 Her mind *as so seriousl% a''e&ted t#at at times s#e *as Muite .iolent5 it is but a 'e* *ee@s sin&e s#e *as 'irst surrounded *it# *#at, to #er, are #armonious .ibrations, and s#e is no* able to do *it#out an attendant and ta@es #er meals *it# t#e 'amil%, *#i&# s#e #ad not been able to do 'or a lon+ time5? To ,ro.e t#at t#e number &r%,to+ram *ill re.eal and adEust all t#at ,ertains to one(s li'e, 'rom t#e least to t#e +reatest, $rs5 -o&#ran relates t#at a little more t#an a %ear a+o a man *#o #ad re&entl% started a manu'a&turin+ business *ent to #er to learn somet#in+ o' #er s%stem5 Ta@in+ t#e name o' t#e 'a&tor%, to+et#er *it# t#e name o' t#e man and #is birt# dates, s#e 'ound t#at t#e underta@in+ *ould not be su&&ess'ul and named t#e date *#en it *ould 'ail5 A 'e* *ee@s a+o t#is man &ame to #er and said t#at #er ,redi&tions #ad been .eri'ied, e.en to t#e date o' t#e &losin+ o' #is 'a&tor%5 T#at indi.idual numbers are &om,ellin+ and indi&ate a 'i3ed 'ate $rs5 -o&#ran denies5 S#e sa%s t#at ea&# ,erson(s &#ara&ter is re'le&ted in #is numbers and t#at t#e% re,resent *#at ma% be said to be t#e da% and ni+#t side o' t#in+s 'or

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T#at is, t#e% s#o* i' a &ertain &ourse is ta@en *#at t#e result must be and t#at i' one ta@es an o,,osite dire&tion t#e &onseMuen&e *ill be somet#in+ Muite di''erent5 As t#ere is not#in+ more &ru&ial in li'e t#an de&idin+ *#at is best to do and *#at best to lea.e undone, *ere it ,ossible to @no* *#at t#is s%stem is said to re.eal it *ould &ertainl% sim,li'% li'e5 $rs5 -o&#ran s,o@e o' *#at s#e &alls t#e la* o' ele.en5 T#is, s#e sa%s, is t#e la* o' eMuilibration5 2ein+ a 'ul&rum, it is eit#er ,er'e&tion or t#at *#i&# is o,,osed to ,er'e&tion5 T#ere is no middle &ourse 'or #im *#o #as eit#er or 22 in #is numbers5 A&&ordin+ to t#is number &r%,to+ram one *#ose dominant number is &annot a''ord to be an%t#in+ *#i&# is not in all *a%s true and 'ine5 T#ere'ore t#ose under its la* s#ould li.e ,ersistentl% and unde.iatin+l% a non-resistant li'e, *#i&# is not, as some &on&lude, an unstable, %ieldin+ e3isten&e, but is sim,l% obe%in+ t#e S&ri,tural inEun&tion to let t#e tares +ro* *it# t#e *#eat until t#e #ar.est, *#ile t#e indi.idual +oes on ,lantin+ and maturin+ t#e *#eat5 T#is a&&ords *it# t#e tea&#in+ o' Froebel, *#o *as a +reat ,#iloso,#er, alt#ou+# as an edu&ator #e is so mu&# more &onsidered5 He &ontended t#at all t#at is ne&essar% is to so* t#e seed o' +ood and t#ere *ill be no need to &ombat e.il5 "#en one t#in@s o' it, most o' t#e bot#er in li'e &omes 'rom an e''ort to root out *#at seems to be e.il, and is b% reason o' t#e 'a&t t#at +ood is not ,lanted in su''i&ient Muantit% t#at e.il 'louris#es5 Bet t#ose t#en *#o dis&o.er t#at or an% numbers *#i&# added ma@e or 22 are lu&@% 'or t#em, a&t a&&ordin+ to Froebel and t#e la* o' ele.en o' t#e Aso-Neit# s%stem5 As #as been said, t#e aut#or o' t#is s%stem sa%s t#at all t#in+s are &ontrolled b% a mat#emati&al la* and t#at ea&# ,art o' t#e bod% #as its o*n .ibration5 T#is is Muite in a&&ord *it# t#e 'a&t t#at it #as been 'ound t#at di''erent &urrents o' ele&tri&it% and also di''erent li+#t ra%s must be used in treatin+ t#e se.eral ,arts o' t#e bod%5 T#e man% small di''eren&es to be ta@en into a&&ount in t#is s%stem tend to be some*#at distra&tin+, but t#e aut#or &omes to t#e res&ue *#en s#e sa%sG ?S&ientists are a+reed t#at all t#in+s are di''erentiations o' one t#in+, and in &onsiderin+ t#e di''eren&es in t#is s%stem it is ne&essar% to bear t#is in mind5 T#e idea o' unit% must be maintained, as it is ,i.otal5 T#e 'urt#er *e dri't 'rom unit% t#e nearer *e dra* to dissolution, to disinte+ration5 And as it is *it# a nation, so it is *it# an indi.idualF #armon% is t#e bond o' unit%, o' &ontinuan&eF in#armon% o' t#e disunion *#i&# is deat#5

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?Ho* are *e to distin+uis# t#e di''eren&e1 2% learnin+ t#e la* *#i&# +o.erns t#em5 Ea&# indi.idual is one note in t#e +reat s&ale o' t#e uni.erse5 To understand one(s &on&ord is to be in dire&t union and r#%t#m *it# t#e &reati.e 'or&e5 To be out o' &on&ord is to la&@ li'e in t#e de+ree one is out o' r#%t#m5 Bi'e is in &ir&les, deat# in strai+#t linesF r#%t#m is &ir&ular5 ?To +ain a t#orou+# @no*led+e o' t#e Aso-Neit# s%stem, t#at one ma% @no* #imsel' and rea&# t#e 'ullest understandin+ o' t#e la* o' li'e, t#ere are t#ree s&ien&es *it# *#i&# one s#ould be &on.ersant5 T#ese t#ree s&ien&es are mat#emati&s, &#emistr% and musi&5 ?$at#emati&s is 'undamental and #olds t#e ot#er t*o5 T#rou+# t#e stud% o' t#e s,irit o' mat#emati&s in musi& is +ained a @no*led+e o' t#e lar+er la*5 ?First o' all, I *ould sa% learn mat#emati&s as %ou *ould learn 4erman or an% lan+ua+e, 'or t#rou+# mat#emati&s one &an rea&# t#e trut# more nearl% t#an in an% ot#er *a%5 A sin+le stro@e o' t#e ,en and *e #a.e a number, as or 6, t#e meanin+ o' *#i&# it *ould ta@e se.eral *ords to e3,ressF t*o or t#ree stro@es o' t#e ,en and *e #a.e a +eometri&al 'i+ure, *#i&# o'ten si+ni'ies more t#an &an be e3,lained b% ,a+es o' ,rint5 ?You as@ i' &onsiderin+ material matters, as sto&@s and ot#er t#in+s &onne&ted *it# t#e stress o' business li'e, is not distaste'ul, does not seem to me tri.ial in .ie* o' t#e .ast .ista *#i&# t#is s%stem re.eals5 ?2% no means5 It is all im,ortant, or it *ould not e3ist5 ?I de'% a man in a star.in+ state to attain soul +ro*t# *#ile t#at &ondition &ontinues5 No more &an one *#o is disturbed, un&ertain or distressed as to business matters ma@e +ains in #i+#est realms5 ?As I #a.e stated, #armon%, &ir&lin+ r#%t#m, ,uts all t#in+s in t#eir le+itimate ,la&e, *#ile dis&ord brea@s and destro%s, and to be disturbed about .ital matters N and business is .ital N is dis&ord5 It is t#ere'ore ,lain t#at to set t#e t#in+s ri+#t in a li'e is not tri.ial, but im,ortant5 ?T#e trut# is, *#en a ,erson understands #is &on&ord, sees *#at it means and *#at #e &an a&&om,lis# *#en #e li.es *it#in it #is mind un'olds 'rom *it#in, and as a 'lo*er rea&#es to*ard t#e li+#t #e rea&#es 'or #i+#er trut#s5 ?Not lon+ a+o a mine o*ner &ame to me5 I 'ound #is &on&ord, and ta@in+ it in &onne&tion *it# t#e name o' #is mine, *as able to tell #im mu&# *#i&# no one @ne* sa.e #imsel' and t#ose immediatel% &onne&ted *it# #im5 I *as also able a&&uratel% to des&ribe t#e ,ersonalit% o' one *#ose name and birt# dates #e +a.e me5 "it# su&# ,roo' o' t#e e''i&a&% o' t#is s%stem, ,ersons naturall% are read% to +i.e s%m,at#eti& #earin+ to #i+#er trut#s, as *as t#is man5?

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"#en Muestioned as to t#e #i+#er trut#s to *#i&# s#e re'erred, $rs5 -o&#ran said t#at t#e number &r%,to+ram not onl% ma@es ,ro,#e&% ,lain, but #olds t#e @e% to t#e 'utureF and stateOsP *it# a ,ositi.eness *#i&# lea.es no doubt as to #er o*n &on.i&tions, t#at t#e t*entiet# &entur% mar@s t#e +reat da% N t#e e,o&# ,ro,#esied in t#e sa&red boo@s o' all nations5 ?2e'ore t#e end o' t#is &entur% all t#e *or@ o' t#e *orld *ill be done b% means o' musi&al .ibration,? said $rs5 -o&#ran5 ?It is t#e ,o*er *#i&# o,erates t#e uni.erse, and man *ill learn #o* to utiliHe it, as #e #as learned to utiliHe steam and ele&tri&it%5 ?2ein+ a 'iner 'or&e t#an eit#er o' t#ese, it *ill do mu&# more5 For e3am,le, it *ill, in addition to be&omin+ t#e moti.e ,o*er o' t#e a+e, be t#e edu&ator and #ealer, t#ou+# t#ere *ill be little #ealin+ to do, as *#en t#ere is #armon% t#ere is #ealt#, and *#en musi&al .ibrations are understood #armon% *ill be t#e rule, not t#e e3&e,tion5? Anot#er ,ro,#e&% 'ounded on t#is s%stem o' numbers is t#isG T#at t#e eart# is &omin+ into ne* re+ions5 Tra.elin+ in t#e ,resent dire&tion, be'ore 9 = it *ill, $rs5 -o&#ran a.ers, &ome into a ne* &onstellation, and t*o ne* ,lanets *ill be added to t#e solar s%stem5 T#is, it is asserted, ma% be &alled t#e #ome&omin+ o' t#e eart#, as it is sim,l% &omin+ ba&@ to its startin+ ,oint5 A 'urt#er ,ro,#eti& assertion is t#at t*o ne* letters *ill be added to t#e al,#abet, t#e lan+ua+e o' all nations *ill be re&onstru&ted into a uni.ersal lan+ua+e, and, dele&table state to be #o,ed 'or, &olor and musi&al .ibration *ill so rule ,ronun&iation t#at no *ord *ill be mis,ronoun&ed5 "#en all t#is #a,,ens t#e ,ublis#ers o' di&tionaries must needs see@ ot#er 'ields o' e''ort, sin&e t#ere *ill be no 'urt#er use 'or t#eir boo@s, as t#e letters o' *#i&# a *ord is &om,osed *ill re'le&t its meanin+5 T#e ,resent time, a&&ordin+ to t#e number &r%,to+ram, is t#e da*n o' t#e da% o' se.en5 9a% si+ni'ies &%&le, and t#e la* o' se.en, o,eratin+ uni.ersall%, uni'ies and establis#es ,ea&e, not *it# Muies&en&e *it# ,resent &onditions, but b% demandin+ a ne* &ode o' et#i&s *#i&# *ill in&lude all t#e nations o' t#e eart#5 "#ile &laimin+ 'or t#e Aso-Neit# s%stem o' numbers t#e same s&ienti'i& 'oundation as musi&, $rs5 -o&#ran ma@es t#e assertion t#at one *#o #as mastered it &an be &ons&iousl% in t*o ,la&es at t#e same time5 As@ed to e3,lain t#is, s#e saidG ?"it# t#e eternal s,irit t#ere is no 'uture or ,ast, no near or 'arF and *#en in ,er'e&t #armon% *it# t#at s,irit it is ,ossible to ,arta@e o' its attributes5 T#ere are t#ose *#o rea&# t#e 'ul'illment o' t#is la* at times *it#out understandin+ it, Eust as ,rimiti.e man used t#e la*s o' #armon% lon+ be'ore t#ose la*s *ere su''i&ientl% understood to la% t#e 'irst 'oundation stone o' t#e stru&ture o' musi&al e3,ression5?

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As@ed i' it *as ne&essar% to @no* t#e t#ree s&ien&es s#e #ad named to +et a *or@in+ @no*led+e o' t#e Aso-Neit# s%stem, $rs5 -o&#ran said t#at *#ile to understand it 'ull% su&# @no*led+e *as essential, enou+# &ould be +ained *it#out t#is to be o' +reat .alue in t#e ordinar% a''airs o' li'e, Eust as a limited @no*led+e o' mat#emati&s enables ones to transa&t business, but not to &al&ulate t#e &ourse o' t#e stars or to tunnel t#e eart# su&&ess'ull%5 LLLLLLL

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"HAT THE $YSTI- N/$2ERS FORETEBB FOR ABI-E(S F/T/RE Her Bi'e(s Numbers and S%mbol Read b% a Famous -r%,to+ra,#er Es,e&iall% 'or T#is Ne*s,a,er5 -o,%ri+#t, 90!, b% t#e Ne*s,a,er Enter,rise Asso&iation5 Not#in+ but +ood is to &ome to $iss Ali&e Roose.elt in #er married li'e, a&&ordin+ to t#e o&&ult ,redi&tion o' $rs5 Aso-Neit# "5 -o&#ran5 T#is del.er into t#e m%sterious 'uture is 'amous in Ne* Yor@ 'or #er ,redi&tions, based u,on mat#emati&al &al&ulations5 :resident Roose.elt(s 'uture #as been re.ealed to #im b% t#is remar@able seer5 T#ose *#o a,,l% to #er 'or readin+s are amon+ t#e most ,rominent men in t#e *orld o' 'inan&e5 $rs5 -o&#ran(s &r%,to+ram o' numbers, *#i&# s#e &alls t#e ?Aso-Neit# s%stem,? is based u,on numeri&al s&ien&e5 S#e ma@es #er &om,utations b% &om,arin+ 'i+ures ta@en 'rom t#e name o' t#e ,erson and t#e date o' birt# *it# t#ose o' t#e musi&al o&ta.e and t#e se.en ,rimar% &olors, and all based u,on t#e m%sti& number o' t#e a+es5 T#e subEe&t o' t#is readin+ *as +i.en to $rs5 -o&#ran b% t#e Ne* Yor@ &orres,ondent o' t#is ne*s,a,er, and $rs5 -o&#ran in *ritin+ #er 'indin+s, addressed t#e subEe&t, $iss Roose.elt5 2Y $RS5 ASO-NEITH "5 -O-HRAN -r%,to+ra,#i& Readin+ A&&ordin+ to t#e Aso-Neit# S%stem o' Numbers5 ABI-E BEE ROOSEVEBT5 2ORN FE25 2, 6675 T#e s%mbol o' %our li'e is t#e trian+le and %our rulin+ numbers are ), !, 95 T#ese &onstitute t#e en.ironment o' %our li'e and +i.e %ou %our &#ara&teristi&s5 You

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are idealisti& and as,irin+, and %ou build %our air &astles on a ma+ni'i&ent s&ale and li.e in t#e realiHation o' t#em5 You are a +reat lo.er o' nature, @ind and &onsiderate o' t#e in'erior &reatures5 You are naturall% o' a #a,,%, #o,e'ul dis,osition5 You are 'ait#'ul and true to %our 'riends5 You are ardent in %our lo.e nature, #a.e de&ided .ie*s, stron+ li@es and disli@es, t#ou+# in t#e latter %ou *ould not be a++ressi.e, but indi''erent to t#in+s and ,eo,le t#at %ou do not li@e5 You #a.e a &ode o' moral et#i&s Muite %our o*n, and measure #umanit% *it# t#e %ardsti&@ o' %our o*n +enerous nature, and %ou *ould see more +ood in t#e *orld t#an ot#er*ise5 You *ill ma@e a 'ait#'ul *i'e and a de.oted mot#er, and %our numbers ,romise %ou not less t#an t#ree &#ildren nor more t#an nine5 Your &#ildren *ill be beauti'ul in 'orm and 'eature, *it# ,ro+ressi.e minds, t#at *ill lead t#em more into t#e ,ro'essional t#an into t#e me&#ani&al or business li'e5 You #a.e +reat lo.e o' t#e beauti'ul in art and nature5 Your s%mbol, t#e trian+le +i.es %ou .ersatilit%, and %ou are &a,able in man% dire&tions5 "#ate.er %ou underta@e %ou do *it# all %our mi+#t5 You are artisti& and sensiti.e to &olor .ibrations and s#ould #a.e %our o*n #ome de&orations in %our o*n &olor as indi&ated b% t#e number o' %our li'e .ibrations, *#i&# is li+#t blue or blue in all its s#ades and tints5 You #a.e +ood intuitions and 'eel e.ents be'ore t#e% trans,ire, and as %ou ad.an&e in li'e t#is si3t# sense *#i&# is indi&ated in t#e @e%stone o' %our &on&ord ;!< *ill be&ome more de.elo,ed5 T#is *ill be a sa'e +uidan&e in %our li'e5 Your rulin+ number, 9, is uni.ersal in its nature, +i.es %ou t#e lo.e 'or tra.el and *ill &ause %ou to sear&# in all dire&tions 'or trut# and inMuire into all reli+ions5 In %our reli+ion %ou are broad and ta@e better to t#e uni.ersal brot#er#ood t#an to do+mas or &reeds5 You s#ould do a +reat *or@ 'or t#e betterment and u,li'tin+ o' #umanit%5 You *ill a&#ie.e distin&tion t#rou+# %our ,#ilant#ro,% and t#rou+# aut#ors#i,5 In %our )=t# %ear a de&ided &#an+e *ill &ome into %our li'e and %ou *ill be&ome t#e 'ounder and ,romul+ator o' a mo.ement 'or t#e u,li'tin+ and betterment o' #umanit%, t#rou+# or+aniHation and en&oura+in+ t#e %oun+ to asso&iate t#e ,ra&ti&al *it# t#e ideal5 For t#is %ou *ill merit and re&ei.e t#e lo.e o' man% ,eo,les in di''erent nations5 You *ill tra.el at ,eriods, e3tensi.el%, t#rou+#out %our li'e5 Your musi&al or li'e .ibration is ?E? minor5 T#is &auses %ou to dread disa+reements, +i.es %ou %our lo.e o' #armon% and lon+ li'e5 It also +i.es %ou +reat reser.e 'or&e o' .italit%5 You *ould re&u,erate Mui&@l% 'rom illness5

-RYTO4RA$ ?T#ree? belon+s to t#e li.er and t#e breat#5 ?Si3? to t#e intuition5 ?Nine? to t#e ner.ous or+aniHation5 You #a.e a s%m,at#eti& dar@ Mualit% in %our .oi&e5 A so,rano *it# meHHo Mualit%5 You #a.e +reat lo.e 'or musi&5 You *ill be s%m,at#eti& *it# ,eo,le in %our o*n &on&ord N ), !, 95

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For instan&e, Ni&#olas N *#ose name number is 9 N is s%m,at#eti& *it# %ou, as s#o*n in #is s%mbol, *#i&# is t#e trian+le *it#in a sMuare5 You #a.e Eust entered t#e &%&le o' ?I,? t#e t#ird letter in %our name, *#i&# is ?9,? and *#i&# is a marria+e letter, and Ni&#olas is enterin+ t#e ?B,? *#i&# is ?)? in #is name, and t#is is res,onsible 'or t#at atta&#ment t#at is to result in a #a,,% union5 Your 'ortunate numbers are ), !, 95 Your &olor .ibration li+#t blue5 Your musi&al or li'e .ibration is ?E? minor5 Ni&#olas, 9, is t#e &a,stone o' %our &on&ord N ), !, 95 You are t#e &ornerstone N ) N o' Ni&#olas N 95 906 *ill be a 'ortunate and e.ent'ul %ear 'or bot# o' %ou5 LLLLLLL

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NA$E VAB/ES5 ?"HAT(S in a name1? E.er%t#in+ t#at ma@es 'or su&&ess or 'ailure, *eal or *oe, ans*ers $rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&#ran, *#o is t#e aut#or o' a s%stem *#ereb% t#e ad.anta+es o' a +ood name ma% be obtained b% t#ose *#o are #andi&a,,ed b% an ill &#osen one5 In #er o,inion t#is is an e3a&t s&ien&e5 T#ere need be no 'ailure in li'e and t#ere *ill be none i' #er ad.i&e is 'ollo*ed5 $rs5 -o&#ran #as &lasses in Ne* Yor@, and so ent#usiasti& are some o' #er dis&i,les t#at an attem,t is to be made to #a.e a &#air establis#ed in -olumbia /ni.ersit% 'or t#e di''usion o' in'ormation in re+ard to t#e subEe&t5

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T#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+ram deals *it# t#e #idden meanin+ in numbers and letters5 E.er% letter in t#e al,#abet #as a 'i3ed .alue and numbers bristle *it# .ital si+ni'i&an&e5 It is t#e relation e3istin+ bet*een letters and numbers t#at determines t#e indi.idual allotment o' 'ame and 'ortune5 I' mot#ers understood t#e im,ortan&e o' namin+ t#eir &#ildren, a&&ordin+ to t#is s%stem t#ere *ould be no medio&rit% in t#e *orld, to sa% not#in+ o' stu,idit% and blunderin+5 Ho*e.er, maternal mista@es made t#rou+# i+noran&e are not irre,arable5 Renamin+ is sim,le and e''e&ti.e5 2% t#e use o' t#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+ram t#e &orre&t name ma% be 'ound 'or ea&# indi.idual, and #e #as onl% to a&&e,t it ,ersonall% to enEo% t#e most bene'i&ent results5 T#at is, it is not ne&essar% 'or Frederi&@ to be&ome ille+all% Robert, or 9orot#% EliHabet#5 It is onl% ne&essar% 'or Frederi&@ to t#in@ o' #imsel' as Robert, and 'or 9orot#% to sa% to #ersel', ?I am EliHabet#,? and t#e *#ole &urrent o' t#eir li.es *ill be &#an+ed, alt#ou+# to t#eir 'riends and to all t#e *orld besides t#e% ma% be @no*n still as Frederi&@ and 9orot#%5 ?T#ere are t#ree &on&ords,? e3,lained $rs5 -o&#ran5 ?One, 'i.e and se.en, 'or e3am,le, are in #armon%, t#ree, si3 and nine and t*o, 'our and ei+#t5 T#e date o' one(s birt# +i.es &ertain musi&al .ibrations5 No* ea&# letter #as its .alue, and t#e @e% number is t#e number o' t#e name in t#e a++re+ate5 T#e t#ree +rou,s #a.e di''erin+ &#ara&teristi&s5 Fi.e is a .ital number and &ontrols t#e ner.e &entres and t#e stoma&#5 Ot#er numbers #a.e a dire&t bearin+ u,on t#e #ead, t#e li.er and ot#er ,arts o' t#e bod%5 I' t#e birt# and t#e name numbers are not in #armon% t#ere is bound to be su''erin+ in some ,art o' t#e bod%, t#e &#ara&ter o' t#e deran+ement de,endin+ u,on t#e number t#at is at 'ault5 You see, t#e t*o .ibrations &on'li&t5? It is t#e -#ristian or +i.en name t#at is t#e rulin+ in'luen&e5 T#e surname ma% be ,lebeian or aristo&rati&, eu,#onious or #ars#5 It #as not#in+ to do *it# our 'ate5 T#e middle name, i' t#ere be one, is also la&@in+ in si+ni'i&an&e5 "#at is o' .ital im,ortan&e is *#et#er a &#ild in &#ristened 8o#n, Harold, T#eodore or "illiam5 $ot#ers *#o #a.e #eard o' t#is s%stem &onsult $rs5 -o&#ran be'ore de&idin+ u,on a name 'or t#eir o''s,rin+5 E.en 'amil% ,ride must +o do*n be'ore t#e insisten&e o' t#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+rams5 T#e 'at#er and +rand'at#er ma% #a.e borne a &ertain name so #onorabl% t#at it is a matter o' &ourse t#at t#e t#ird +eneration s#ould &arr% it on, but i' t#e son o' t#at +eneration be not born on a date t#at *ill ,olariHe *it# #is name #e *ill not a&#ie.e t#e su&&ess t#at #is 'at#er and +rand'at#er did *it# t#e same name on di''erent birt#da%s5 Still, it is not so serious a matter as i' t#e name &ould not be &#an+ed and t#e bene'i&ial result be&ome immediatel% e''e&ti.e5 Bast %ear $rs5 -o&#ran *as in Euro,e, and in se.eral &ities o' 4erman% and Austria s#e *as &alled into &onsultation b% ,#%si&ians *#o *is#ed #er assistan&e in dia+nosis5 "#en s#e 'inds t#at a ,atient named -#arles *#o is bein+ treated 'or t%,#oid 'e.er *as born on a &ertain da% o' t#e mont# s#e insists t#at t#e trouble must be *it# #is li.er, be&ause t#e la&@ o' #armon% bet*een #is birt# number and name number indi&ates t#at5 2% besto*in+ u,on #im a name *#i&# *ill e''e&t a ,olariHation *it# #is birt# number #armonious .ibrations are establis#ed and t#e ,atient be+ins to +et *ell5 $rs5 -o&#ran #as a list o' su&&ess'ul

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T#e Ne*est "a% o' $arr%in+ Ha,,il% First, See T#at Your Names Are Harmonious, E.en i' You Ha.e to -#an+e Your O*n ;:ri.atel%<, T#en AdEust t#e ?Vibrations? o' Your ?2irt# Numbers,? and Sa.e All T#e 9an+er o' 2ein+ $arried to t#e "ron+ One, A&&ordin+ to t#e Astonis#in+ $atin+ S%stem o' $rs5 -o&#ran5 $arria+e is no lon+er to be a lotter%, but a sure t#in+5 T#ere need be no blan@s5 E.er% one ma% dra* a &a,ital ,riHe5 T#e element o' &#an&e in &#oosin+ a li'e ,artner ma% be *#oll% eliminated5 Furt#ermore, t*o un&on+enial souls united le+all% in t#e matrimonial state, but bein+ in dis&ord one *it# t#e ot#er, ma% be&ome as one and &ontinue to .ibrate in ,er'e&t #armon% to t#e end o' t#e &#a,ter5 All t#at is ne&essar% to brin+ about t#is matrimonial millennium is 'or e.er% one to obe% t#e la*s o' t#e -r%,to+ram, as set 'ort# b% a *oman *#o &alls #ersel' t#e Hi+# :riestess o' t#at &ult N $rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&#ran5 I' t#ese la*s are obe%ed and t#e rules 'ollo*ed, &ob*ebs *ill +ro* o.er t#e door*a%s o' t#e di.or&e &ourts, and all men and *omen *ill 'ind t#eir a''inities and soul-mates in t#ose to *#om t#e% are le+all% bound in matrimon%5 So sa%s $rs5 -o&#ran, and s#e #as made a dee, stud% o' t#e subEe&t N a stud% &o.erin+, b% #er o*n &on'ession, 'ort%-'i.e %ears o' #er li'e5 T#e &urious ,art o' t#is is t#at $rs5 -o&#ran does not loo@ to be 'ort%-'i.e %ears old5 S#e seems, e.en u,on &lose obser.ation, to be a *oman o' not more t#an t#irt%-'i.e %ears, but s#e sa%s *it# a smile t#at s#e is nearer si3t% t#an 'i't%5 ?2ut,? s#e adds, ?I am, in m% #a,,il% ,reser.ed %out#'ul a,,earan&e, a li.in+ e3em,li'i&ation o' t#e *onders o' t#e Aso-Neit# -r%,to+ram5 T#is s&ien&e N 'or su&# it is N is an enem% to &are and *orr% and un#a,,iness, and i' one *ould remain %oun+ in t#ou+#t and s,irits and loo@s, one must be &are-'ree and #a,,%5? :ut as &on&isel% as ma% be, t#e -r%,to+ram is t#e s&ien&e o' &#oosin+ -#ristian or ?+i.en? names *#ose .ibrator% sounds s#all be in #armon% *it# t#e .ibrations o' one(s birt# number5 $rs5 -o&#ran belie.es, *it# t#e aut#ors o' t#is -r%,to+ram, t#at t#e da% o' t#e mont# u,on *#i&# a ,erson is born e3er&ises an allim,ortant in'luen&e u,on t#at ,erson(s *#ole li'e5 S#e belie.es t#at t#ere are &ertain .ibrator% 'or&es set in motion b% t#e birt# date .er% similar in some res,e&ts to t#e ele&tri&al .ibrations o' *ireless tele+ra,#%5 S#e also belie.es t#at ea&# letter o' a ,erson(s name sends out t#ese .ibrations, and t#at i' t#e .ibrations o' t#e birt#

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number and t#e .ibrations o' t#e name be not in #armon% miser% *ill result5 T#e ,erson *ill be out o' #armon% *it# #imsel'5 He *ill not su&&eed in li'e, e3&e,t in &ertain &%&les, *#en some ,arti&ular letter o' #is name .ibrates #armoniousl% *it# #is birt#-number .ibrations5 So, i' a ,erson #as #ad +i.en to #im a *ron+ name b% #is 'ond but i+norant ,arents, $rs5 -o&#ran *is#es t#em to ta@e a ne* name t#at *ill ma@e e.er%t#in+ ri+#t5 S#e sa%s t#at t#ousands o' ,ersons in .arious ,arts o' t#e *orld #a.e ta@en ne* names, and al*a%s, s#e sa%s, *it# bene'i&ial results5 To #er o*n dau+#ter, a ,rett%, &#armin+ +irl o' si3teen, s#e #as +i.en t#e names Olea "anda Ba Fa%etta -o&#ran5 T#e dau+#ter is a 'ine .iolinist, t#e ,i&ture o' #ealt#, and #a,,% as t#e da% is lon+ N all due, s#e and #er mot#er belie.e, to t#e m%sterious .ibrations o' numbers sele&ted in a&&ordan&e *it# t#e -r%,to+ram5 T#is ne*-old 'ad #as man% de.otees in man% ,arts o' t#e *orld and t#ere are said to be #undreds o' men and *omen in Ne* Yor@ -it% *#o are se&retl% bearin+ t#e names $rs5 -o&#ran or ot#er e3,onents o' t#e art #a.e +i.en t#em, and *#o 'irml% belie.e t#at t#e% o*n t#eir ,ros,erit% and #a,,iness to t#e a&Muired &o+nomens5 ?It is not ne&essar%,? sa%s $rs5 -o&#ran, ?to &#an+e one(s name ,ubli&l%5 ?It is an old, old s&ien&e5 It *as @no*n to t#e an&ients5 $ention o' it is made in t#e 2ible5 Sara(s name *as &#an+ed to Sara#5 8ose,# Osi&P be&ame Israel5 Saul *as &#an+ed to :aul5 And all t#ese &#an+es resulted bene'i&iall% to t#e ,ersons mentioned5? "#en as@ed to e3,lain t#is -r%,to+ram $rs5 -o&#ran re'uses, sa%in+ it is #er se&ret5 2ut t#ere are ot#er e3,onents o' it *#o are not so se&reti.e, and an%one *#o &ares to ta@e t#e trouble &an 'ind out all about it in a little boo@ *ritten b% Beo -lement and ,ublis#ed b% Ro+er 2rot#ers5 OBuo -lement(s The Ancient Science of Numbers ; 906< #tt,GQQ***5ar&#i.e5or+QdetailsQan&ients&ien&eo'00&lemiala P T#is *ill tell %ou t#e .ibrations o' %our birt# numbers, *#at s&ale o' musi& %ou res,ond to, *#at are %our #armonious mont#s and &olors, and a lot o' ot#er interestin+ t#in+s5 You #a.e to start *it# %our birt#da%, not t#e %ear, Eust t#e date5 Sa% %ou *ere born on t#e =t#F = and bein+ 6, ma@e %ou an 6, 'or %ou do not &ount be%ond 9, but al*a%s add u, until %ou +et a number lo*er t#an 05 2ein+ born on t#e =t# t#en, %ou birt# number is 65 Had %ou been born on t#e 2)d %our number *ould be 5F on t#e 0t# it *ould be , and so on5 T#e nine numbers 'rom to 9 are arran+ed in t#ree triads t#usG , 5, =F 2, 7, 6F ), !, 95 :ersons are s%m,at#eti& to ea&# ot#er *#en t#e% are o' t#e same triad5 So 'ar 'or t#e birt# numbers, no* 'or t#e names5 2e+innin+ *it# t#e letter A, *#i&# is o' a sin+le .ibration and &ounts , %ou +o

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do*n to I, *#i&# is t#e nint#, 2 bein+ se&ond, - t#ird, R&5 T#en %ou start o.er a+ain *it# 8, *#i&# &ounts ten ;or one<F C &ountin+ t*ent% ;or t*o<F do*n to R, *#i&# &ounts ninet% ;or nine<, t#e &i,#ers +oin+ 'or not#in+5 "it# S %ou +o into t#e #undreds, 00 ;or one<, t#e &i,#ers a+ain &ountin+ 'or not#in+5 No*, i' %ou *ant to +et %our name number, %ou must set it do*n letter b% letter and add u, t#e numbers &orres,ondin+ to t#ese letters5 Su,,ose %our name is $ARY5 A&&ordin+ to t#e table $ S 7F A S F R S 9F Y S =F 7 T T 9 T = S 2 S )5 So $ar% is a No5 )5 Su,,ose %our name is -#arles5 - S )F H S 6F A S F R S 9F B S )F E S 5F S S F ) T 6 T T 9 T ) T 5 T S )0 S )5 So -#arles is also a No5 )5 $ar+aret is a 25 4ra&e is a =5 You &an easil% 'i+ure out an% name in t#is *a%5 ?Numbers in t#e birt# and letters in t#e name,? sa%s $rs5 -o&#ran, ?must balan&e ea&# ot#er in t#eir se3 attributes, as *ell as in 'orm and &olor, in order to &reate t#e ,er'e&t union bet*een a man and a *oman5 ?"illiam, born on t#e st, and 4loria, born on t#e =t#, *ould be&ome as it *ere, one soul in t#e t*o bodies, and &onstitute t#at ideal union *#i&# is t#e @e%stone o' t#e so&ial ar&#5 T#is marria+e *ould be s,iritual, and ,rodu&ti.e o' t#e #i+#est +ood5 ?In t#e &ase o' "illiam and 4loria t#ere is +uaranteed 'i't%-'our %ears o' #armonious tra.ellin+ t#rou+# t#e letters o' t#eir name t#at are as one tone and one soul5 4loria *ould absorb and re'le&t t#e entire *isdom o' "illiam, and #er intelle&tual 'a&ulties *ould eMual #is5 "illiam *ould rise to t#e lo'tiest #ei+#ts o' 4loria(s lo.e and re'le&t t#at s,iritualit% *#i&# is t#e re'inin+ and s,iritualiHin+ a+ent o' t#e *orld5 T#is *ould be a mat#emati&al and &#emi&al union5 ?Oli.e, born on t#e !t#, and Oli.er, born on t#e 9t#, *ould 'urnis# anot#er e3am,le o' ,er'e&t #armon%5 T#ese names are &om,osed o' letters *#i&# a+ree in number and &olor *it# t#e birt#da%s5 ?$ar%, born on t#e 7t#, *ould attra&t 8o#n, born on t#e 9t#, and li'e *ould be a &#e&@ered e3isten&e o' trials and tribulations, until t#e di.or&e &ourt se,arated t#e &#emi&al elements t#at *ould not unite, #o*e.er stron+ t#e le+al tie5 ?2et*een 9a.id and $ar+aret t#ere e3ists a mat#emati&al #armon% t#at trials and tribulations onl% en#an&e, but 9a.id and 4ra&e &ould not a+ree as one, and neit#er *ould ta@e di&tation 'rom t#e ot#er5 ?-#arles ;)< s#ould not &#oose Vir+inia ;6<F t#ere is little or no re&i,ro&it% re,resented in t#ese numbers5 ?-#arles and $ar% *ould meet on t#e intelle&tual ,lane5 Fran&es and Fran@ *ould stand b% ea&# ot#er t#rou+# man% trials5 ?Bouis ;7< and EliHabet# ;=< *ould ne.er stoo, to be &onMuered5 2ot# are born

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to lead ;t#e birt#da% bein+ eMual< and one &ould not be subEe&t to t#e ot#er5 T#ese names re,resent Fire and "ater, and t#is tells t#e tale o' &ombustion5 ?"e *ill dra* a number ,i&ture o' -#arles, *#ose name .ibrates to ), born on t#e !t#, *#o *ould ,robabl% marr% in #is 26t# or 29t# %ear, in t#e letter (R( in #is name5 To &om,lete a ,i&ture o' dis&ord, *e *ill ta@e t#e name -ora, *it# t#e t#ird letter in t#e name (R,( but *#o is in name .ibration, and *#ose birt# *e *ill ma@e 75 -#arles and -ora *ould li.e semi-#armoniousl% 'or nine %ears, a'ter *#i&# t#e% *ould e3ist as an (armed neutralit%( i' t#e% &ould remain in t#e same #ouse#old5 T#e onl% ,oint o' s%m,at#% bet*een -#arles and -ora is in t#e 'irst letter o' t#e names and t#e letter (R( under *#i&# t#e% *ould marr%5 -ora *ould be+in t#e &%&le o' (R( in t#e nineteent# %ear, and lea.e it at #er t*ent%-ei+#t# %ear5 -#arles *ould enter t#e &%&le o' (R( in t#e t*ent%-ei+#t# and 'inis# it *#en #e *as t#irt%-si3 %ears old5 "e #a.e in -#arles and #is .ibration t#e element o' Air, and in -ora, born on t#e 7t#, t#e elements o' Fire and "ater5 T#ere *ould be more or less &ombustion in t#is union5 ?T#e ,i&ture is re.ersed in t#e names o' "alter, = in .ibration, *it# birt# 25 N =, N and Et#el, 5 in name and 5 in birt#5 Here is an attra&tion *#i&# *ould o.er&ome all obsta&les to a union and assimilate t#rou+# li'e5 8o#n, born on t#e 6t#, 'inds t#e (,ea&e *#i&# ,asset# understandin+( *it# Helen, born on t#e 7t#5 ?8o#n ;born on t#e 7t#< *ould, li@e 8ob, (re+ret t#e da% o' #is birt#( i' #e *ere t#rou+# t#e initial letter 8, *#i&# is , united in matrimon% *it# 4ra&e, born on t#e =t#5 T#e &on&ord o' 8o#n re,resents t#e element o' 'ire and t#at o' 4ra&e *ater, and t#ere is no re&i,ro&it% in t#is union5 ?EliHabet#, *#i&# re,resents t#e .ibration o' a se&ond de+ree =, born a&ti.e and o,erati.e, a master-builder, *ould be &om,letel% submer+ed b% a birt# on t#e 2d da% o' t#e mont#, and 'eel t#at li'e *as a series o' stru++les, and %et t#e master'ul s,irit o' t#is EliHabet# ;=< &ould ne.er be obliterated, and *ould assert itsel' at times and 'eel e.er% in&# a .i&tor5 "illiam and EliHabet#, *it# a birt# date in t#e &on&ord o' -5-=, *ould ma@e an ideal ,air, and t#e *orld *ould be bene'ited b% t#is 'ar rea&#in+ #armon%5? $rs5 -o&#ran sa%s t#is -r%,to+ram *ill tea&# ,arents #o* to brin+ out t#e #i+#est and best attributes in t#eir o''s,rin+s b% +i.in+ t#e &#ildren t#e mat#emati&all% &orre&t name and &olor, assertin+ t#at e.er% number and letter #as a &olor and musi&al tone ,e&uliarl% its o*n, and disease, *#i&# is dis&ord is t#e result o' dis&ordant elements in t#e name5 T#e s&ien&e 'urnis#es to its dis&i,les si+nets or talismans, &onstru&ted 'rom t#e +eometr% o' t#e letters in t#e name and t#e birt# number &ombined, *#i&# ,reser.es a re&ord o' t#e same and is said to be a ,rote&tion to t#e *earer5 T#e ot#er da% t#ree +irls *ere dis&ussin+ t#e ne* s&ien&e at lun&#eon5 Ea&# one #ad been to a ,ro'essor o' t#e number 'ait#5

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?He told me t#at m% name *as all *ron+,? said A+nes, ?and #e +a.e me a ne* one5? ?He told me m% name *as t#e &ause o' all m% trouble,? said 2ereni&e, *#o #ad ne.er @no*n a &are in #er li'e, ?and #e +a.e me a ne* name5? ?As 'or me, #e Eust said t#at i' I *as &alled (Aurora( an% lon+er I *ould ,robabl% su''er 'rom se.ere &#ills5 So I #a.e a ne* name, tooD? ?"ell, and *#at are t#e ne* names, +irls1? as@ed a man5 All t#ree e3&laimed e&stati&all% *it# one a&&ord N ?BuroD? UTA2BE A--O$:ANYIN4 THE ARTI-BEGP $AN5 8o#n 8o#n 8o#n 8o#n "illiam "illiam Oli.er Bouis -#arles "alter Rollo Fran@ Robert 2IRTH 9ATE 6
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$rs5 Aso-Neit#-Ne%,a -o&#ran, *#o li.es at 5 7 "est One Hundred and Fourteent# street, $an#attan, is t#e 'ounder o' a ne* &ult *#i&# #as man% 2roo@l%n 'ollo*ers5 T#e ?Aso-Neit# -r%,to+ram,? is t#e @e% b% *#i&# t#e m%steries o' t#e t#in+ are unlo&@ed, and at t#e address +i.en e3ists t#e ?S&#ool o' /ni.ersal Vibration,? $rs5 -o&#ran ,residin+5 T#e basi& idea o' t#e s%stem N $rs5 -o&#ran sa%s it is a s&ien&e, and not a &reed or a reli+ion N is t#at t#e uni.erse is &ontrolled and +o.erned b% a la* o' .ibrations5 Vibrations .ibrate, and t#at is *#at ma@es e.er%t#in+ #a,,en t#at does #a,,en5 I' %ou +et %our e+o into tune *it# t#ese .ibrations, %our li'e *ill be #armonious5 I' %ou ,ersist in li.in+ in t#e *ron+ ,it&#, or t#e *ron+ @e%, or dan&in+ to t#e *ron+ measure, t#e result is in#armonious dis&ord, and t#e sa&red s%m,#on% o' li'e turns into a ridi&ulous ra+time5 T#at is *#at is be#ind it all5 2ut t#ere is mu&# more to it t#an merel% t#at5 T#e rate at *#i&# all t#ese .ibrations .ibrate, and t#e @ind o' .ibrations *#i&# %ou ,ersonall% s#ould +et into tune *it# &an be dete&ted b% a mat#emati&al s%stem, sa%s $rs5 -o&#ran, Eust as easil% as a ,ound o' &#eese &an be *ei+#ed or t#e len+t# o' a bolt o' &re,e de &#ine determined b% a,,li&ation o' a ta,e measure5 In s#ort, t#ere is a mat#emati&al @e% to t#e se&ret o' t#e uni.erse, and $rs5 -o&#ran #as t#at @e%5 S#e told an Ea+le re,orter t#at s#e +ot it out o' mu&# stud% o' t#e 2ible5 T#e An&ient E+%,tians N $rs5 -o&#ran is named a'ter one o' t#e +oddesss *#o used to be on dut% a 'e* t#ousand %ears a+o in t#e tem,le o' Neit# N t#e an&ient E+%,tians #ad somet#in+, .er% li@e t#e same s%stem, but $rs5 -o&#ran #as im,ro.ed on it5 $rs5 Aso-Neit#-Ne%,a -o&#ran $a@es Numerals 9o Stunts5 E.er% letter in e.er%bod%(s name &orres,onds to a number, and t#at number is a @e% *#i&#, i' ,ro,erl% used in &onEun&tion *it# ot#er numbers, unlo&@s t#e &losed room o' destin%5

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$rs5 -o&#ran #as t#ese numbers and numeri&al &ombinations so trained t#at t#e% *ill stand *it#out #it&#in+, eat out o' #er #and, Eum, t#rou+# rin+s and o.er bars *#en s#e s,ea@s to t#em, and stand u,on t#eir #ind le+s and bar@ 'or s&ra,s5 :lun+in+ *it#out 'urt#er &ir&umlo&ution into t#e &r%,to+ramati& #eart o' t#e matter let t#e 'ollo*in+ table be 'las#ed be'ore t#e e%es o' t#e reader, *it# t#e ,romise t#at t#in+s about it *ill be elu&idated 'urt#er on5 2e#old, t#ere'ore, t#e &r%,to+ram *#i&# unlo&@s an%t#in+ and e.er%t#in+ t#at needs unlo&@in+ N *#i&# ties do*n and binds and +a+s all t#e .ibration, t#at .ibrate 'rom t#e #eart o' t#e /ni.ersal $%ster%G A 2 ) 7 5 ! = 6 9 2 9 E F 4 H I 2 ) 7 5 ! = 6 9 8 C B $ N O : A R 2 ) 7 5 ! = 6 9 S T / V " J Y K -

To 'ind out t#e se&rets o' %our li'e N ,ast, ,resent and 'uture N 'rom %our +i.en name, 'i+ure out t#e numbers indi&ated b% %our name 'rom t#e ro* o' 'i+ures5 For instan&eG Your name is 4eor+e5 You *ere born $ar&# 2 , lon+ enou+# a+o to ma@e %ou )5 %ears old5 T#en t#e number *#i&# &on&erns %ou are t#e numbers 2 , indi&atin+ t#e da% o' t#e mont#G )5, indi&atin+ t#e %ears o' %our a+e and =5!, 9=55 T#e =5!,9=5 is obtained b% tra&in+ t#e letters used in s,ellin+ t#e name 4eor+e t#rou+# t#e lists abo.e5 2ut be'ore +ettin+ bus% *it# t#e =5!,9=5, t#e 2 , and t#e )5, in order to 'ind out *#% 4eor+e is 4eor+e, ,lease ,ass on to t#e ne3t &a+e and remar@ t#is m%sti& &ombinationG Here Are t#e Numbers T#at -ontrol Fire, "ater and Air5 T#e numbers *#i&# &ontrol t#e 'or&es o' 'ire, in t#e uni.erse are 2, 7 and 65 "ater, , 5, =5 Air, ), !, 95

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Cee,in+ all t#ese numbers &are'ull% tu&@ed a*a% in se,arate &om,artments in #is mind, t#e reader *ill ,lease to return to 4eor+e5 Addin+ t#e di+its = ,lus 5 ,lus ! ,lus 9 ,lus = ,lus 5 all to+et#er brin+s a total o' )95 Add t#e ) and t#e 9 to+et#er and 2 is t#e result5 Add t#e and t#e 2 to+et#er and t#ree is t#e +rand sum total o' t#e addition5 Set do*n t#e number ) 'or 4eor+e, as e3#ibit t#e 'irst5 9on(t 'or+et t#at )5 It is im,ortant5 No* ta@e t#e 2 N 4eor+e, %ou remember, *as born on t#e 2 o' t#e mont#, and t#at is #o* t#e 2 is obtained5 Add t#e 2 and t#e to ea&# ot#er and anot#er ) results5

:lease remember t#at )5 It is Eust as im,ortant as an% ot#er number5 Bet(s see, 4eor+e *as )5 %ears old, *asn(t #e1 He *as *#en t#is e3,lanation *as be+un, an%#o*, t#ou+# #e #as li@el% a+ed ,er&e,tibl% *it# an3iet% sin&e t#en5 Ta@e t#at )5 N it *ill be stran+e i' somet#in+ &an(t be done *it# it5 A#, #ere it is N 5 ,lus ) ma@es 6D Set do*n 65 T#ere is no* &#ar+ed a+ainst it t#e destin% o' 4eor+e, t#e m%sti& &ombination )-)-65 Add it5 It ma@es 75 Add t#e 7 and t#e 5 T#at ma@es 55 Ho* 4eor+e(s Name A''e&ts #is 9estin%5 T#us e.ol.es t#e 'irst real 'a&t about 4eor+e5 He is in t#e -5-= &ombination5 He is *#at %ou mi+#t &all a *ater bab%5 9o %ou &at&# t#e ,oint1 Add #im all to+et#er, *#ere.er #e #as a number o' t#e sli+#test e3&use 'or a number sti&@in+ out on #im an%*#ere, and 4eor+e is )5 And t#at ma@es #im a ,art o' t#e *ater &ombination5 He *ill be l%m,#ati& in tem,erament5 He *ill be a,t to +rie.e easil%5 He *ill be melan&#ol%, li@e Hamlet5 He *ants to *at&# out 'or 'ires all #is li'eF t#e% are dan+erous 'or #im5 He *ill ne.er dro*n5 He *ill be a +ood sailor5 For, %ears a+o, #e too@ a sea Eourne% *#i&# brou+#t #im lu&@5 E.er% 'i.e %ears #e *ill #a.e a &#an+e o' some sort in #is li'e *#i&# *ill brin+ #im eit#er +ood lu&@ or bad lu&@5 He *ill be sus&e,tible to sun stro@es5 Eas%, isn(t it, on&e %ou @no* #o*1 2ut t#at isn(t t#e #al' t#at &an be said about 4eor+e, nor t#e t#ird nor t#e tent#5 $rs5 -o&#ran &an tell an%t#in+ about an%t#in+ b% #er numeri&al s%stem5 And

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t#e beaut% o' it is t#at *#en %ou *ant a number b% t#is s%stem, %ou Eust add one o' t#e numbers %ou #a.e to an% number %ou *ant and +et *#ate.er number %ou need5 ?2ut,? said t#e inter.ie*er a bit ,uHHled, ?i' 4eor+e #ad been named somet#in+ else N 8im, 'or instan&e N t#is numeri&al lineu, *ouldn(t #a.e *or@ed on #im at all5? $rs5 -o&#ran e3,lained5 4eor+e *as bound to be named 4eor+e *#et#er #e *anted to be or not5 T#ere *ere subtle .ibrator% in'luen&es, .ibratin+ 'rom t#e &enter o' all .ibrations, *or@in+ on t#e minds o' #is ,arents and +rand,arents, 'rom times ,ast, &om,ellin+, and im,ellin+ t#em to name #im 4eor+e5 He &ouldn(t #a.e been named an%t#in+ else but t#at5 His 'ol@s t#ou+#t t#e% &alled #im t#at Eust be&ause t#e% *anted to5 2ut t#e% didn(t N t#e% #ad to5 And so it is *it# e.er%t#in+ N i' its name doesn(t trul% re,resent its Mualities, it(s in a bad *a%5 $rs5 -o&#ran(s Numbers :ro.e T#at T5 R5 "as :resident5 T#eodore Roose.elt is one o' t#e +reat men o' t#e a+e *#om $rs5 -o&#ran(s s%stem #as been tried on5 It *or@ed 'ine on $r5 Roose.elt5 I' %ou @no* #o* to use t#e letters and, numbers, and t#e %ears old #e is, and t#e da% o' t#e mont# #e *as born on, %ou *ill dis&o.er t#at $r5 Roose.elt is o' an im,ulsi.e, outs,o@en natureF t#at #e #as not onl% been :resident o' t#e /nited States a &ou,le o' times, but *ill be a+ain5 ?T#ere(s no sto,,in+ t#is man Roose.elt,? said $rs5 -o&#ran5 ?T#ere(s no use in an%one tr%in+ it5 He is +oin+ 'art#er and 'art#er a#ead all t#e time5? I' t#e +entle reader doesn(t understand t#is &r%,to+ram business a'ter all t#is e3,lanation, #e #ad better +o and as@ $rs5 -o&#ran #ersel'5 S#e dis&o.ered it and ,ut it into ,ra&ti&e, and s#e #as it ,atented5 And *#at #as been +i.en #ere is onl% t#e .er% brie'est and most s@et&#% indi&ation o' *#at it *ill do5 For instan&eG I' %ou #a.e a name in#armonious, $rs5 -o&#ran *ill &onsult t#e numbers and t#e .ibrations and t#in+s, and +i.e %ou a ne* one5 S#e names ,la%s and &om,anies and boo@s 'or ,eo,le5 S#e named a boo@ 'or t#e ,resent inter.ie*er, and no* #e intends to *rite a boo@ to 'it t#at name under t#e &ertaint% t#at it *ill be a&&e,ted b% some ,ublis#er N it seems li@e a lo*-do*n tri&@ on some unsus,e&tin+ ,ublis#er, too5 On&e t#ere *as *oman *it# a &an&er, *#o &ame to $rs5 -o&#ran5 $rs5 -o&#ran dis&o.ered t#at all t#at *as t#e matter *it# #er *as t#at t#e letters o' *#i&# #er name *as &om,osed *ere not ta&@ed on to numbers t#at 'itted *it# t#e ri+#t .ibrations, all t#e time .ibratin+ 'rom t#e ,oint t#at .ibrations &ome 'rom, and so s#e &#an+ed #er name5 In a s#ort time t#at *oman, usin+ #er ne* name, didn(t #a.e an% more &an&er t#an a rabbit5

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Here are some o' t#e t#in+s t#at $rs5 -o&#ran #ersel' sa%s about #er s%stem, *#i&# *ill no doubt #el, to a &learer understandin+ o' itG Some o' t#e T#in+s t#e Aso-Neit# -r%,to+ram Tea&#es5 ?T#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+ram is a &om,lete s&ien&e, tea&#in+ t#e se&ret meanin+ in numbers, letters, &olors, musi&al tones, +eometri&al 'orms, s%mbols, +ems, et&5 ?T#e ,rin&i,al o' #armonious &ombinations, &aused b% t#e attra&tion o' t*o &om,lementar% 'orms or 'or&es, underlies e.er% obEe&t, e.er% 'a&t, e.er% mo.ement in t#e *orld5 ?E.er% ,#ase o' s,iritual, mental, emotional and ,#%si&al mani'estation &an be studied, understood and a,,lied su&&ess'ull% t#rou+# t#e @no*led+e o' t#is s&ien&e5? ?T#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+ram is t#e @e% to t#e la* o' uni.ersal .ibration5 It o,ens t#e door to t#e +reat ,ossibilities o' nature, and it *ill assist one to adEust one(s li'e to 'undamental 'or&es in t#e uni.erse, and t#us enable one to de.elo, alon+ t#e lines o' one(s destin%, and 'ul'ill one(s s,iritual, mental and ,#%si&al ,ur,oses in li'e5 ?E.er% letter, number, +eometri&al 'orm, &olor and musi&al tone is a &enter o' &reati.e ener+%5 Betters are s%mbols o' .ibrator% 'or&es in t#e inner soul-*orld5 E.er% letter is a medium or .e#i&le t#rou+# *#i&# subtle 'or&es a&t u,on t#e indi.idual li'e5 ?In t#e +eometri&al 'ormation o' letters and numbers, t#e an+les, &ur.es, et&5, are not due to an% a&&ident, but brou+#t about b% t#e o,eration o' a ,er'e&t di.ine ,lan, so as to enable t#e #uman mind to learn and ,ro,erl% understand all 'orms o' trut#s5 T#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+ram tea&#esG T#e di.ine la* o' mat#emati&al .ibration o' ea&# letter o' t#e al,#abet5 ?T#e &olor o' ea&# letter and number, and t#e relation ea&# indi.idual bears to t#e uni.ersal &#romati& s,e&trum o' bein+5 T#e +eometri&al s%mbol to *#i&# e.er% ,erson &orres,onds in t#e uni.ersal Tem,le o' 4od5 ?T#e a,,li&ation o' t#e la* o' &on&ord and #armon%, in t#e attunement o' names o' ,ersons to dates o' t#eir birt#5 ?T#e da%s, mont#s and %ears to *#i&# one res,onds in t#e attainment o' #ealt#, #a,,iness, su&&ess, un'oldment and ,romise5 ?T#e ,#%siolo+i&al, biolo+i&al and 'un&tional relations#i, o' ea&# or+an and ,art o' t#e #uman bod%, to numbers, letters, musi&al tones, et&5 ?T#rou+# t#e ,ro,er understandin+ o' t#e la* o' .ibration, &orre&t dia+nosis o'

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/NHA::Y1 YO/R N/$2ER IS "RON45 $i+#t #a.e #a,,ened be&ause %our mat#emati&al .ibrations are *ron+5 /n#a,,% marria+es are said to #a.e been o&&asioned b% t#e matin+ o' *ron+ numbers, i' %ou &an 'i+ure t#at out5 T#e aut#orit% 'or t#is statement is $rs5 Aso-Neit# Ne%,a -o&#ran, t#e aut#or o' ?Aso-Neit# -r%,to+ram5? T#e s%stem is su,,osed to &o.er e.er%t#in+, 'or b% a series o' numbers added or su,eradded t#e aut#or &an de'tl% tell %ou an%t#in+ %ou *ant to @no*5 S#e sa%sG ?A ,erson(s en.ironment is #is name and t#e letters *#i&# &om,ose it5 T#e name &on'erred +i.es a de'inition to t#e bein+5 It also binds #im to t#e o&&ult and elemental 'or&es *#i&# ma@e 'or +ood or ill5 ?"#en a name is +i.en, t#e +eometri&al an+les, bot# 'luent and strai+#t, *#i&# re,resent t#e letters, are re+istered on t#e subEe&ti.e ,lane5 T#e% be&ome t#e #i+#*a%s and b%*a%s u,on *#i&# t#e indi.idual tra.els t#rou+# li'e5 ?T#is is *#% *e #a.e so man% (u,s and do*nOsP5( "e 'i+#t a+ainst our de'ormed li.es, ne.er @no*in+ t#e &ause o' our errors and ,unis#ments, t#an@'ul *#en t#in+s +o ri+#t, dis&oura+ed *#en t#in+s +o *ron+, but blindl% stumblin+ on our ,at#s, made so #ard b% our misa,,lied names5 ?E.er% letter, number, +eometri&al 'orm, &olor and musi&al tone is a &enter o' &reati.e ener+%5 Bo.e is ,urel% a mat#emati&al &al&ulation5 ?/n#a,,% marria+es &ome 'rom t#e matin+ o' *ron+ numbers5 :er#a,s %our mat#emati&al .ibrations are *ron+1? T#e more %ou t#in@ about t#is t#e more mi3ed %ou be&ome5 <<<<<<<

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NA$IN4 2A2IES AN EJA-T S-IEN-E A Ne* Yor@ "oman Sa%s S#e Has 9is&o.ered t#e -orre&t $et#od5 555 ;2% 4ot#am Cni&@erbo&@er< Ne* Yor@, A,ril 05 N Names are no lon+er to be a,,lied b% &#an&e5 $ot#er and 'at#er s#ould not ar+ue *#et#er t#e little ?*#at is it? is to be ,lain ?8o#n? or ?-laren&e 9e :u%ster5? $rs5 Aso-Neit#-Ne%,a -o&#ran #as it all redu&ed to an e3a&t s&ien&e5 S#e isG ?T#e aut#or, 'ounder and tea&#er o' t#e Aso-Neit# -r%,to+ram N a s&ien&e o' numbers and letters5? So #er business &ards read5 To me in #er /ni.ersit% Hei+#ts 'lat, $rs5 -o&#ran e3,lained it all5 T#e se3es are sus,ended bet*een t#e nebulous ,ea@s o' t#e t*o e3tremities b% a &ertain +eometri&al si+n or s%mbol5 T#is si+n is e3,ressed b% a di+it number5 T#e di+it number e3&ludes nine, said $rs5 -o&#ran, 'or nine is sim,l% a number one *it# a Hero ridin+ on its ba&@5 Nine be+ins and ends a &%&le5 You see1 $%, #o* stu,idD E.er% di+it #as its o*n indi.idualit%, &#ara&teristi& and tem,eramental musi&al .ibration5 Ea&# number #as its o*n ,e&uliar musi&al tone5 Find t#e tone and learn %our bein+5 Bi'e #armon% &onsists in adEustin+ one(s bein+, one(s &osmi& ur+es to .ibrations *#i&# +i.e 'ort# a &on&ord instead o' a dis&ord5 I' t#e .ibration numbers o' %our name and %our birt# date 'orm a #armon% N i' t#e% &oales&e N %ou(ll be #a,,%5 I' t#e% 'orm a dis&ord %ou *ill be *ret&#ed *#ile ot#ers are +a%5 $rs5 -o&#ran loo@ed 'airl% #a,,% N and ,ros,erous5 S#e e.identl% *as in #armon%5 S#e said s#e &ould 'ind a name 'or an%bod% and *as namin+ t#ousands o' &#ildren e.er% %ear5 ?-alls &ome to me o.er t#e ,#one5 I +et tele+rams be++in+ 'or names5 I +et letters b% e.er% mail, all see@in+ names5? 555 LLLLLLL

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$RS5 A5 N5 -O-HRAN5 9IS-OVERER OF THE S-IEN-E OF N/$2ERS AN9 BETTERS, AS EJ:BAINE9 2Y THE ASO-NEITH -RY:TO4RA$5 From t#e remotest a+es man@ind #as been stri.in+ to sol.e t#e m%ster% underl%in+ ,rin&i,le, *#i&# remained s#rouded in ,rimordial dar@ness, nestlin+ &lose to t#e ,rin&i,les o' ma+netism and ele&tri&it%, *#i&# s&ien&e is at ,resent endea.orin+ to un.eil5 :%t#a+oras, *#ose dis&o.eries in mat#emati&s alone *ill ma@e #is name li.e as lon+ as t#e *orld stands, made lon+ strides to*ard t#e &o.eted +oal, and tau+#t a s%stem o' ?&orres,onden&es? as a,,lied to numbers, letters, et&5, *#i&# &ontained mu&# trut# and *as 'ar a#ead o' #is time5 T#e 2ible, and man% ot#er an&ient reli+ious boo@s o' t#e Oriental nations #a.e 'reMuent re'eren&e to t#e in'luen&e o' numbers and names on t#e #uman li'e5 Abram and Sarai #ad t#eir names &#an+ed N t#e letter ?H? #ad to be added to bot# names be'ore t#e% &ould be&ome t#e ,arents o' a +reat nationF ?H? or 6 bein+ t#e number and letter o' 4od t#e -reator5 To t#is da% it is t#e &ustom amon+ t#e 8e*is# ,eo,le in t#e Orient to &#an+e t#e name o' a &#ild i' it does not a,,ear to t#ri.e, and *#ile no one seems to be able to +i.e t#e reason 'or t#e e3isten&e o' t#is &ustom, de&ided &#an+es are said to be brou+#t about t#rou+# its obser.an&e5 T#ese m%steries #a.e at last been unra.elled b% an Ameri&an lad%, *#o #as tested and ,ro.ed #er dis&o.er% 'or t#e ,ast t#irt% %ears, and t#ousands o' ,eo,le t#rou+#out t#e *orld #a.e been enli+#tened and bene'ited b% #er tea&#in+s5 /nsu&&ess'ul business men #a.e made mar@ed &#an+ed 'or t#e better5 $ismated &ou,les #a.e been brou+#t into ,er'e&t #armon%5 $an% diseases .anis# as soon as #er tea&#in+s are a,,lied, and e.en insanit% #as been &ured b% t#e use o' #er s%stem5 T#e s&ien&e, 'or i' #as been redu&ed to a s&ien&e, is &alled t#e ?Aso-Neit# -r%,to+ram o' Numbers and Betters5? T#e t#eor% is t#at li'e is a 'orm o' .ibration, or rat#er t#at *e are all under some .ibration o' t#e In'inite, di''erin+ 'rom ea&# ot#er as t#e tones and &#ords in musi& di''er 'rom ea&# ot#er in ,it&# and @e%5 Our li'e .ibration is im,arted to us at birt# and is &onstant and un.ar%in+F 'or instan&e, one *#o is born on t#e nint# da% o' an% mont# *ill &ome under t#e .ibration or r#%t#m o' ?9?F 'or #im to #a.e #armon% in #is li'e t#e number o' #is name and t#e letters o' #is name s#ould be in #armon% ;not ne&essaril% unison< *it# t#e .ibration o' ?95? I' t#e .ibrations under *#i&# #e li.es 'orm a ,er'e&t &on&ord #e *ill be stron+l% attra&ted to*ard ,eo,le *#ose &on&ords are #armonious *it# #is o*n and re,elled b% ,eo,le *#ose &on&ords are out o' #armon% *it# #is5 T#is is *#at, 'or la&@ o' a better name, #as been &alled ?$a+neti& Attra&tion5?

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T#e more 'irml% establis#ed our &on&ord is, t#e better able *e are to re,el in#armonious in'luen&es and ,eo,le, *#o *ould brin+ dis&ord into our li.es5 As in musi&, i' *e #a.e a number o' strin+s tuned in unison and *e stri@e one, all *ill .ibrate and stren+t#en t#e ori+inal toneF so in li'e, t#e more #armonious .ibrations *e &an brin+ to bear u,on oursel.es t#e better eMui,,ed *e *ill be 'or t#e battle5 T#ese .ibrations rea&# us t#rou+# letter, number, &olor, and musi&al ,it&#5 "e all #a.e our &olor and musi&al ,it&#, and man% ,eo,le re&o+niHe t#eir o*n, intuiti.el%, and un&ons&iousl% a,,l% t#e la*F su&# ,ersons( li.es are a &ontinuous son+, and t#eir .er% ,resen&e is a benedi&tion on all *#o &ome in &onta&t *it# t#em5 One o'ten *onders *#% li'e 'or a time seems to 'lo* as smoot#l% as a mi+#t% ri.er, and t#en &omes a &#an+e and 'or a ,eriod o' %ears e.er%t#in+ +oes *ron+, and *e sear&# in .ain 'or t#e disturbin+ element, but *#en on&e t#e la* is understood and a,,lied *e 'oresee t#e dis&ordant member, substitute a #armonious one 'or it, or add anot#er note to t#e &#ord ma@in+ it a transitional one, t#us modulatin+ to a #i+#er @e%, and instead o' bein+ &ontrolled b% ,ersons and &ir&umstan&es *e be&ome t#e masters o' our o*n destinies5 To ma@e t#is a little &learerG one ma% #a.e a name *#ose total .ibration is in #armon% or unison *it# #is li'e .ibration, and at 'irst t#ou+#t *e *ould sa% t#at i' #e @ee,s *it#in #is &on&ord all must be *ellF but *e li.e a &ertain number o' %ears under ea&# letter o' our names, and ea&# letter #as its o*n .ibration, so t#at a man *#ose li'e .ibration is ?9? and #is name 8ames ;number )<, *ould be in #armon% *it# #is name as a *#ole, %et not one letter o' t#e name is in #armon% *it# ) and 9, so t#at t#ere *ould be an element o' dis&ord runnin+ t#rou+# #is entire li'eF but as #as been intimated be'ore it is ,ossible to trans,ose all dis&ord in our li.es into #armon%5 T#e ,ossibilities o' t#e s&ien&e are in'inite, and &an onl% be tou&#ed u,on #ere5 Ta@e an in'ant, ,la&e #im in #is o*n &on&ord, and surround #im *it# onl% #armonious in'luen&es, and #e *ill be a +ood &#ild, *ill a.oid t#e ills t#at &#ild#ood is #eir to, *ill instin&ti.el% a.oid e.il and &#oose t#e +ood, *ill intuiti.el% sele&t t#e a.o&ation in li'e 'or *#i&# #e is best 'itted, *ill #a.e a de&ided indi.idualit%, *ill be a leader instead o' a 'ollo*er, and in 'a&t *ill in#erit t#e *#ole o' #is birt#ri+#t5 In t#e sele&tion o' #is li'e &om,anion, #e *ill not be +uided b% animal ,assion, but *ill be unerrin+l% dra*n to #er *#o is #is soul(s mate, and t#eir unison *ill ma@e one +reat s*ellin+ &#ord N t#e &lima3 o' a +rand &res&endo in 4od(s ne.er-endin+ s%m,#on%5 A *ord no* about t#e lad% *#o #as e.ol.ed or dis&o.ered t#is la* and brou+#t it into su&# s#a,e t#at a &#ild &an use it, alt#ou+# t#e +reatest minds reel *#en t#e% loo@ into t#e .istas t#at a stud% o' t#is s&ien&e o,ens u,5 S#e is not a sensationalist or a 'addist, a &lair.o%ant or ,s%&#i&, alt#ou+# man% o' #er readin+s o' t#e li.es o' entire stran+ers border on t#e mar.elous, and some o' t#ose *#o see@ #er ad.i&e &an #ardl% belie.e t#at t#e *onder'ul results obtained do not &ome 'rom some ,o*er ot#er t#an 'rom a ,ositi.e s&ien&e t#at is as &a,able o' demonstration as an% ,roblem in mat#emati&s5 $rs5 A5 N5 -o&#ran #as a mar@ed ,ersonalit% and &#ara&terF more es,e&iall% is

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t#is 'a&t noti&eable in #er mental &aliber5 As *e #a.e alread% said, t#e a.era+e *oman(s #ead to-da% is de.elo,in+ in siHe and stren+t#, as s#e is in&reasin+ #er ,#%si&al and at#leti& ,o*ers, #en&e it is not so mu&# a *onder to us to meet a lad% *#ose #ead measures 22 in&#es in &ir&um'eren&e b% 7 in&#es in len+t# and 7 Q2 in&#es in #ei+#t, *#o #as a &orres,ondin+ *ei+#t o' 57 ,ounds and a #ei+#t o' 5 'eet 6 Q2 in&#es5 T#ere'ore s#e is one o' t#e ad.an&ed t%,e o' *oman@ind, not onl% in siHe, and ,ro,ortion o' brain &aliber, but also in attainment, ener+%, e3e&uti.e 'or&e, s,iritual insi+#t, a.ailabilit% o' talent, ,o*er o' resour&e 'rom *it#in, and &a,a&it% to +i.e ad.i&e to ot#ers on ad.an&ed subEe&ts5 One ,o*er t#at s#e ,ossesses in ,reeminen&e is #er enduran&e, #er ,o*er to o.er&ome 'ati+ue, and abilit% to &ontinue in #er *or@ lon+ a'ter ot#ers #a.e been o.er&ome and +i.en u, t#eir *or@5 Her 'ore#ead indi&ates #er *onder'ul ,o*er o' resear&# into t#in+s un&ommon to *omen, at least t#e% *ere un&ommon to *omen *#en s#e 'irst studied t#em5 Amon+ t#ese subEe&ts are la*, t#e mat#emati&s o' musi& and t#e mat#emati&s o' names and numbers t#at ,ertain to t#e moral, ,#%si&al, and s,iritual ,roblems o' li'e5 T#e lo+i&al and ,#iloso,#i& 'a&ulties are stron+l% de.elo,ed, and are lar+el% &alled into a&ti.e ser.i&e t#rou+# #er s&ienti'i& Mualities, *#i&# 'orm a &ro*n to #er e%es5 T#e latter 'a&ulties in&line #er to loo@ into t#e subEe&ts t#at entertain and interest t#e ot#er ,arts o' #er brainF t#us so&ial ,roblems, et#i&al to,i&s, s,iritual matters, and ,#ilant#ro,i& mo.ements tou&# #er .er% dee,l%, and *ill &ontinue to do so as lon+ as s#e li.es, and no @no*led+e a,,ears to &ome amiss to #er i' s#e &an b% an% means ma@e use o' t#e @no*led+e5 Her basilar brain +i.es #er ener+%F s#e is tem,ted to burn t#e midni+#t oil in order to a&&om,lis# all s#e *ants to do, and *ere it not 'or #er stron+ re&u,erati.e ,o*ers, s#e *ould more 'reMuentl% be&ome e3#austed5 Nature is, #o*e.er, .er% @ind to #er industrious nature, *#en s#e blo&@s out a lon+ ,ro+ramme 'or #ersel' and mentall% does t#e *or@ be'ore s#e #as *or@ed out t#e details5 Seein+ so man% ,eo,le, one mi+#t t#in@ s#e *ould 'or+et t#e &ountenan&es o' ,eo,le *#om s#e met, but s#e #as lar+e Indi.idualit%, Order, and -ons&ientiousness, #en&e s#e is s%stemati&, &ons&ientious, and a&&urate in re&allin+ t#e indi.idual 'eatures o' #er 'riends, a&Muaintan&es, and ot#ers5 For a toni& to #er mind s#e #as &ulti.ated t#e or+an o' *it or mirt#'ulnessF #en&e s#e sees t#e #umorous side o' a situation to ad.anta+e5 Her 'eatures are re+ular and e3,ressi.e5 Stren+t# o' &#ara&ter is seen in #er nose, s%m,at#% and ,at#os in #er e%es, 'irmness and &ontrol in #er li,s, .italit% and lon+e.it% in #er &#in, and #os,italit% and +enerosit% in t#e &ur.es around #er nose5 Su&# a ,erson &annot #el, bein+ a bene'a&tress, not onl% to #er o*n se35 but to t#e ra&e, 'or s#e &arries *it# #er t#at di+ni'ied sel'-&om,osure and s%m,at#eti& interest *#i&# are sure to arouse in ot#ers a desire to @no* mu&# &on&ernin+ t#e trut#s and ,rin&i,les t#at s#e #as studied so lon+ and so *ell5 No one *#o #as &onsulted #er #as &ome a*a% em,t%, and *it#out a desire to @no* more about t#e

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Alt#ou+# #er s&ienti'i& and ,#iloso,#i& 'a&ulties are lar+e and in'luential, #er moral Mualities dominate and rule #er li'e5 S#e #as #ad a *ide e3,erien&e and is o' t#ou+#t'ul ,resen&e, and ,ossessed o' +ood sound &ommon sense and @een *it5 As a %oun+ *oman in 6=2 s#e too@ u, t#e stud% o' la* and later dri'ted into ,oliti&s and *as 'or a number o' %ears e3tremel% a&ti.e in t#is line, and *ill be lon+ remembered b% t#e older ,oliti&ians o' t#e "est5 Bater s#e studied medi&ine, and it *as in &onne&tion *it# t#is latter stud% t#at s#e be&ame interested in t#e m%ster% o' li'e in t#e abstra&t and li'e in t#e indi.idual, and *it# *#at results onl% t#ose *#o @no* #er best &an be+in to a,,re&iate5 Her +reat obEe&t in li'e is to #el, ot#ers, and &ertainl% s#e #as done t#is alread% 'or #undreds *#o #a.e &ome to #er bearin+ t#eir burdens and an3ieties5 S#e is al*a%s *illin+ to tal@ or *rite to t#ose *#ose li.es seem 'ettered or dis&ordant, and #el, t#em to establis# *it#in t#eir souls t#eir o*n true &on&ord, and none lea.e #er ,resen&e *it#out 'eelin+ re'res#ed and en&oura+ed5 As a %oun+ +irl s#e too@ u, t#e stud% o' musi& and ,aintin+, and in t#e latter made ,ortrait *or@ a s,e&ial stud%, *it# *#i&# s#e identi'ied +eometr% and mat#emati&s, and asso&iated t#e #uman 'i+ure *it# t#e .arious orders o' ar&#ite&ture, *#i&# s#e &laims are re.ealed in t#e lines and 'ormation o' t#e bod%, and mat#emati&all% e3,ressed in t#e letters and numbers o' t#e name5 It is in t#e ar&ana o' musi& t#at #er li'e *or@ #as t#us 'ar been asso&iated and 'or o.er t#irt% %ears s#e #as been a tea&#er o' musi& in its .arious bran&#es, in *#i&# s#e #as tested and ,ro.en t#e s&ien&e *#i&# s#e is no* +i.in+ to t#e *orld, t#e Aso-Neit# -r%,to+ram o' Numbers and Betters5 As a ,rominent aut#or on&e *rote o' #er, ?S#e ,uts musi& on t#e basis o' Ne*ton, Ce,,ler, and -olumbus, and dis&o.ers and #eals all manner o' ills s,irituall%, ,#%si&all%, and 'inan&iall%5? $rs5 -o&#ran is t#e dau+#ter o' -e,#as :ar@er "ood&o&@ and EliHabet# :earson "ood&o&@, bot# o' S&ot&# an&estr%5 Oli.er -rom*ell "ood&o&@, 'at#er o' -5 :5 "ood&o&@, tra&ed #is linea+e to Sir Oli.er -rom*ell5 T#e "ood&o&@s emi+rated 'rom S&otland to Ameri&a at t#e time o' t#e usur,ation, and ,la%ed a ,rominent ,art in t#e Re.olutionar% "ar and t#e "ar o' 6 2- 75 T#ree un&les 'ell at t#e battle o' 2un@er Hill5 $r5 "ood&o&@(s mot#er, Asenat# "illiams-"ood&o&@, belon+ed to t#e 'amil% o' Ro+er "illiams, and $rs5 -o&#ran to t#e si3t# +eneration in t#e an&estral line 'rom Ro+er "illiams5 Her an&estors, li@e #ersel', #a.e al*a%s stood 'or broad ,rin&i,les o'

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EVERYTHIN4(S IN A NA$E IF IT 9OESN(T FIT YO/R 2IRTH 9ATE FORT/NE(BB S"AT YO/5 9on(t 2elie.e It1 N "ell, As@ t#e :riestess o' Aso-Neit# N Or Homer 9a.en,ort, "#o(s Found His Name is Ka#ad and is No* in Harmon% "it# Himsel'5 I' %ou bet and +o bro@e, i' %ou stutter, i' %ou lie do*n *it# a si&@ness, i' %our *i'e is a s#re* and %our son a ninn%, i' %our business +oes to ,ot and %our best 'riends ,ass b% on t#e ot#er side, don(t +i.e u, #o,e5 It(s 7 to 5 and no ,la&e bettin+ t#at %ou(.e +ot t#e *ron+ name5 -#an+e 8o#n to 2u@adel,#as, Ali&e to $e#itabel, burn t*o bits *ort# o' in&ense to Aso-Neit#, and %ou *ill #a.e t#e s#oulders o' &alamit% 'lat on t#e mat5 Your ,arents ma% #a.e *ron+ed %ou all un*ittin+l% in %our in'an&%, ta&@in+ on to %ou, *#en %ou &ouldn(t resist, a name t#at *as a #oodoo 'rom t#e Eum, be&ause it Eibbered and made 'a&es at %our birt# date5 You ma% #a.e been *allo,ed b% trouble sin&e %ou tumbled out o' t#e &radle all be&ause t#e #orrible &on'li&t bet*een name and date set u, a *ar o' .ibrations and ,ut %ou out o' @ilter *it# 'ortune5 Ta@e it 'rom Aso-Neit# in t#e 'lo*ered ,rin&esse, s*it&# names, establis# #armon%, iron out t#e *rin@lin+ .ibrations and all ma% %et be *ell5 T#ere *as t#e &ase o' Homer 9a.en,ort(s son, Homer, a little bo% *#o stuttered, e3#ibited ner.ousness 'reMuentl%, la&@ed t#e +a%et% o' &#ild#ood and seemed to +ro* *orse instead o' better5 $r5 9a.en,ort *as ad.ised to &onsult t#e ,riestess o' Aso-Neit# in #er tem,le in Harlem5 He did so5 No* little Homer #as &eased to stutter5 His ner.es are eMuable and &om,osed5 He is merr% and lau+#s 'rom t#e da%(s be+innin+ to its end5 He is no lon+er little Homer, but little Rol'5 Rol' #armoniHes beauti'ull% *it# 5, #is birt# date5 Homer #ad stirred u, 'ear'ul &ommotions in t#e &#ild(s .ibrations5 Ta@e $r5 9a.en,ort #imsel'5 E.er%bod% @no*s $r5 9a.en,ort t#e artist O*#o *as a 'amed ,oliti&al &artoonistP5 "#en Aso Neit# 'irst told #im about t#e an&ient ,#iloso,#% o' numbers and .ibrations *#i&# s#e #as brou+#t to a s&ien&e so 'ine t#at t#ere isn(t an ailment or *orr% s#e &an(t ,ut out *it# a ,un&# $r5 9a.en,ort said sim,l%G ?$adame, %ou ma@e me lau+#5?

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$r5 9a.en,ort *as *ron+, #e &on'essed5 His o*n .ibrations *ere sendin+ u, no s*eet son+5 He didn(t noti&e it, but t#e trained ear o' Aso Neit# &au+#t t#e *ran+lin+ and t#e Ean+lin+5 S#e s,o@e to #im in sim,le earnestness and demonstrated t#at #e *as seriousl% a''e&ted #imsel'5 $r5 9a.en,ort is no lon+er to be addressed as Homer, but as Ka#ad t#e 9e.otee5 In s*eetest #armon% *it# #imsel', Ka#ad t#ou+#t o' a &ousin *#o needed treatment5 S#e *as more t#an ,rett%, e3traordinaril% intelli+ent, 'as&inatin+ to a de+ree, *idel% ,o,ular, but some#o* s#e ne.er +ot married5 E.er% time a mat&# *as arran+ed some tri.ial matter &ame u, bet*een 'ian&V and 'ian&Ve *#i&# s,oiled t#e understandin+5 Aso Neit# *as &alled in5 S#e 'i+ured it out in a Ei''5 Sim,lest t#in+ %ou e.er sa*5 T#e +irl(s name and t#e date o' #er birt# *ere irre&on&ilabl% at *ar5 T#e %oun+ lad%(s .ibrations *ere in a terrible state5 Aso Neit# &#an+ed #er name to $usa5 No* all is *ell5 "eddin+ bells ,rett% soon5 No* a'ter one listened to t#e *ords o' Ka#ad, t#e 9e.otee, as Ka#ad *as beatin+ it to $orris :lains to *at&# t#e little Rol' at ,la%, t#ere *as not#in+ le't to do but to #i@e u, to Harlem to t#e tem,le o' Aso-Neit# and 'ind out *#at all t#is *as about5 T#e tem,le is #i+# u, in an a,artment #ouse in "est 5t# street5 In t#e #all, *#i&# *as indi''erentl% li+#ted, a %oun+ t#in+ all in red, .er% eas% to 'ollo* *it# t#e e%e, s*is#ed ,ast #urriedl%5 It *as not Aso-Neit#, but Bilit#5 S#e *as in #armon% *it# #er .ibrations5 A little lau+#, .er% musi&al, ,ro.ed it as Bilit# *el&omed Kebada#, on&e 8ames5 T#en &ame Aso-Neit# #ersel'5 T#e name on #er &ard reads $rs5 Aso-Neit# "5 -o&#ran5 T#e ,riestess is tall5 Her #air is some*#at interlined *it# +ra%5 T#e e%es are +ra%5 Her 'a&e is ,ale5 Her robe *as a ,rin&esse o' lar+e red 'lo*ers u,on a +round o' bla&@5 E.er% 'lo*er *as as bi+ as a sau&er5 S#e *ore a sunburst o' diamonds and rin+s5 T#e name o' t#e sunburst *as Nea#5 "#en Aso-Neit# s,o@e it *as in a 'irm, rat#er #ea.% .oi&e5 It a,,ears t#at #er +i't o' ,ro,#e&%, o' ins,irational &urati.eness, *as t#e merest 'rea@ o' &#an&e5 Her ,arents, Muite undistin+uis#ed 'or o&&ultism, #a,,ened to &all #er Aso-Neit#, &ou,lin+ t#e names o' a ,air o' .er% an&ient E+%,tian minor deities5 T#e% didn(t @no* t#at t#e .er% &ou,lin+ o' Aso and Neit# meant #armon% and *isdomG t#at one *it# su&# a name &ould do,e out an%t#in+5 Somet#in+ in #er 'ormulated t#e ,#iloso,#%5 S#e e.ol.ed a s%stem5 4i.en a name and t#e &orres,ondin+ birt# date, s#e &ould 'i+ure out an% ,roblem ,ertainin+ to t#at ,erson5 S#e @ne* instanter *#et#er t#e name *as a #oodoo or a lu&@ ,ie&e5 S#e understood *#at name s#ould be substituted to re&a,ture lu&@ i' an in#armonious name #ad been sla,,ed on t#e ,erson5 ?All t#e *orld and t#e t#in+s t#at are in it are ruled b% .ibrations,? said t#e ,riestess ,ositi.el%5 ?In t#e uni.erse o' .ibrations t#ere are t#ree &on&ords5 One-

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Fi.e-Se.en, T*o-Four-Ei+#t and T#ree-Si3-Nine5 Your name must 'it t#e &on&ord *#i&# s#ould rule %ou or %ou *ill be &ursed b% mis'ortune5 I' %ou *ere born on t#e 2)d o' A,ril, sa%, %ou are in t#e One-Fi.e-Se.en &on&ord be&ause %ou obtain %our ,la&e b% addin+ t#e di+its o' %our birt# date5 Your name must #armoniHe *it# t#is &on&ord or trouble *ill &ertainl% 'ollo*5? It is onl% Aso-Neit# *#o #olds t#e se&ret o' ma@in+ t#e name 'it t#e &on&ord5 Aso-Neit# deals in ne* and se&ond #and names manu'a&tured in all ,arts o' t#e *orld, 'rom :ersia to :ernambu&o5 T#e m%sterious ,o*er some*#ere inside t#e 'lo*ered ,rin&esse does t#e tri&@5 You #a.e to bu% a ne* nameF Aso-Neit# #as a s&#edule o' ,ri&es5 I' %ou are in .er% bad it ma% be e3,ensi.e to s*it&# N ma%be not5 It all de,ends on t#e dia+nosis o' %our .ibrations5 ?Not onl% ,eo,le,? said Aso-Neit# #astil%, ?but an%t#in+ at all ma% be bene'ited b% m% ad.i&e as to a &#an+e o' name5 2usiness men #a.e #ad me &#an+e t#e names o' t#eir &or,orations, and ,ros,erit% al*a%s 'ollo*s5 I #a.e &#an+ed t#e names o' #orses, do+s, a&tresses, minerals, +amblers, ,la%s, boo@s, birds, &#orus +irls, &or,orations, #ouses, babies5 I +a.e Au+ustus T#omas a name 'or #is ,la% (T#e "it&#in+ Hour5( $r5 T#omas is soon to ,ut out a ne* ,la% *#i&# *ill deal *it# t#e .ibrations o' &olor5 I 'urnis#ed #im *it# mu&# data on t#e subEe&t5 $r5 T#omas is tremendousl% interested in m% *or@5 I +et letters e.er% da% 'rom abroad 'rom ,eo,le *#o *ant me to name t#eir &#ildren5 In t#ousands o' &ases I #a.e ne.er #ad a &om,laint5? Aso-Neit# said t#at s#e e3,lained #er t#eories to a ,art% at t#e a,artment o' $rs5 8ames 9unlo, Smit# at )7 4ramer&% :ar@ t#is *ee@, amon+ *#om *ere Bee 9e Forest o' t#e *ireless &on&ern, Et#el Ne*&ombe, t#e ,ianist, $rs5 Hu+# :ente&ost, $rs5 EliHabet# Bindsa% and :auldin+ Farnum5 S#e #anded out a bun&# o' ne* names to 'it t#e .arious &on&ords5 LLLLLLL Grand or-s #N"$ Hera4d% r7day% .an2 8% )(*(% p2 +

FIN9S REASON FOR 8OHN 95(S S/--ESS 9ue Sa%s :re&e,tress o' Ne* -ult to :rominent :art Fi+ure Ei+#t :la%ed in Bi'e Histor%5 Ne* Yor@, 8an5 =5 N T#ere(s a ne* and stran+e &ult in to*n5 It numbers amon+ its dis&i,les *ell @no*n so&iet% 'ol@ and t#e &#ie' a,ostle is $rs5 Aso Neit# -o&#ran, 'ounder o' t#e Aso Neit# &r%,to+ram, *#i&# b% t#e mere &#an+in+ o' a ,erson(s name to a&&ord *it# t#e date o' #is or #er birt# enables an%one to be or do an%t#in+5 T#e Aso Neit# Neit#% &r%,o+ram &lin&#es a dis&i,le 'ast to su&&ess, li@e a double s,rin+ steel tra,5 It also &ures disease, ma@es bad 'i+ures +ood, and assures

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T#e ne* s%stem *as e3,ounded b% its 'ounder at t#e #ome o' $rs5 85 9unlo, Smit#, )7 4ramer&% :ar@, %esterda%, and amon+ t#ose ,resent *ereG Bee de Forest, in.entor o' t#e de Forest *irelessF :auldin+ Farnum, o' Ti''an% R -o5F Bad% 4ridle%, o' t#e En+lis# &ourtF $rs5 EliHabet# Bindsa%, $iss Floren&e Cea, and Bieutenant and $rs5 8o#n Ho*ard, son-in-la* and dau+#ter o' 4eneral -#a''ee5 "it# #ardl% an e3&e,tion t#e +i.en names o' t#ose ,resent *ere 'ound not in a&&ord b% $rs5 -o&#ran and *ere altered to suit5 For instan&e, $rs5 EliHabet# Bindsa% is no lon+er EliHabet#, but O.ada, and $iss Floren&e Cea(s name is no* Velma5 $rs5 -o&#ran e3,lained t#at ea&# number, u, to nine, *as re,resented b% a .ibration and ea&# number &orres,onded to a letter in t#e al,#abet5 ?And .ibration is li'e,? de&lared $rs5 -o&#ran em,#ati&all%5 ?T#en o' &ourse, *#en t#e .ibrations emanatin+ 'rom a ,erson(s name are not in #armon% *it# t#e number si+ni'%in+ t#e date o' t#eir birt# t#e% are not in #armon% *it# t#emsel.es5 T#at is mat#emati&s5 ?"e &an(t &#an+e our last name, but *e &an &#an+e our +i.en ones5 I' %our names are out o' #armon%, t#in+s must be adEusted5 Bi'e and #ealt# and #a,,iness are mat#emati&s5 T#ere'ore *e &an be su&&ess'ul i' *e adEust our names5 ?T#e 'i+ure ei+#t is t#e most #armonious one o' all,? s#e said5 ?T#e su&&ess o' 8o#n 95 Ro&@e'eller *as due to t#e ,rominent ,art t#at t#e 'i+ure ei+#t or its multi,les #ad ,la%ed in #is &areer5 He *as born on t#e 6t# o' t#e mont#, started business on >7,000 borro*ed &a,italF does business at No5 2! 2road*a%, t#e number o' *#i&#, added to+et#er, ma@es ei+#tF and all t#e ,rin&i,le e.ents o' #is li'e #a.e been on t#e 2nd, 7t# or 6t# o' t#e mont#5 ?I(.e tried m% met#od su&&ess'ull% on a +reat man% ,eo,le,? $rs5 -o&#ran &ontinued5 ?Fait# isn(t ne&essar% in t#is s&ien&e5 i' %our names are out o' a&&ord *it# %our birt# date, ma@e t#em in a&&ordF ta@e a ne* name and all *ill be *ell5 :ersons be&ome su&&ess'ul and beauti'ul b% t#is met#od5 Hartman, t#e .iolinist is an e3am,le5 He *as beset *it# di''i&ulties and obsta&les until I +a.e #im a ne* name5 T#ere are ,rominent business men *#o &ome to me be'ore e.er% .enture 'or ad.i&e, and I tell t#em i' t#e .ibrations are ri+#t5O?P OAround this date, the Democrat Argus of Auburn NY ran essentially the above article, with this Cochran quote at the end: ?One o' t#e +reat t#in+s about t#is s&ien&e is t#at %ou don(t #a.e to belie.e it5 I' %our names are out o' a&&ord *it# %our birt# date ma@e t#em in a&&ord, and *it# &om,lete #armon% t#ere *ill be no

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:RIESTESS "IBB -HAN4E SO-IETY 4IRBS( NA$ES TO S/IT -ON9ITIONS ;2% BEOBA ABBAR95< It ma@es a lot o' di''eren&e *#et#er %ou are named Ra&#el and are a &oMuette, or *#et#er %ou are a #us@%, red-&#ee@ed &ountr% +irl and &alled :#ill%s5 T#e ,riestess o' Aso-Neit# in Harlem, Ne* Yor@, #as names to burn, onl% instead o' burnin+ t#em s#e(s dis#in+ t#em u, to so&iet% as t#e% be'it t#e indi.iduals5 No* t#at t#ere is su&# a t#in+ as +ood lu&@ in a,,ro,riate names, so&iet% *omen o' Ne* Yor@ are a&&used o' &onsultin+ t#e +ood ,riestess o' t#e Mueer belie' and ta@in+ on ne* 'irst names5 It is eas%5 I' %ou stutter or stammer, it ma% be t#at it is be&ause %ou aren(t named ri+#tl%5 -#an+e %our name and %our di''i&ulties &ease5 I' %ou #a.e t#e bi+ #ead or underrate %our .alue, Aso-Neit# balan&es %ou *it# a name be'ittin+ %our birt# date5 :arents, it a,,ears, #a.e been .er% sill% in +i.in+ *ron+ names to &#ildren, ne.er &onsiderin+ t#at it made an% di''eren&e so lon+ as t*o in t#e 'amil% *ere not named ali@e5 Aso-Neit# sa%s it ma@es ?a #ea, o( di''eren&e5? $iss Eleanor $&$urtrie is ,etite5 S#e is t#in as &an be, and &oMuettis#5 S#e s#ould #a.e t#e name o' Tri3e% or 2onnie5 Her 'ortune, a&&ordin+ to Aso-Neit#, *ould be better 'rom t#e moment s#e assumed t#e 'ittin+ name5 $iss Aliene 2u&@, a&&ordin+ to t#is t#eor%, s#ould be @no*n as Billit#, or 2et#5 $iss -e&il $onar&# *ould do s,lendidl% as $e#itable and *ould +et e.er%t#in+ s#e *anted5 S#e is too staid and too de&ided a ,ersonalit% to be &alled -e&il, *#i&# some#o* indi&ates a 'lu''% little t#in+ *it# blond tresses5 $rs5 Aso-Neit# "5 -o&#ran, as t#e ,riestess si+ns #ersel', t#in@s s#e #as dis&o.ered somet#in+ *ort# @no*in+, and s#e ma% #a.e an a+ent out #ere some da% as@in+ %ou to &#an+e %our 'irst name, so it *ould be *ell i' %ou @ne* be'ore #and *#at a lot o' +ood lu&@ *as +oin+ to be ,romised5 It(s a ne* somet#in+ to interest t#ose *it# little to do, and it ma% ta@e5

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$rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&#ran, t#e *oman *#o &laims t#at b% &#an+in+ %our name to be in #armon% *it# %our birt# date %ou &an attain to an% #ei+#t, #as t#ou+#t o' a ne* one5 Her latest 'rea@ is t#at s#e &an +ro* #air on t#e baldest ,ate b% subEe&tin+ t#e ,atient to ,iano or .iolin musi&5 S#e &ited :adere*s@i as a testimonial o' *#at t#e .ibrations emanatin+ 'rom a 2eet#o.en sonata *ill do 'or t#e .e+etation o' one(s &ranium5 On t#e ot#er #and s#e de&lares t#e .ibrations 'rom t#e bass #orn, t#e trombone and ot#er *ind instruments tend to destro% t#e #air5 S#e attributes t#e traditional baldness o' 'at men *#o blo* t#e #orns in 4erman bands to t#e un'a.orable .ibrations issuin+ 'rom t#eir ,et instruments5 LLLLLLL

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$A4I- A$I9 THE -O-OAN/TS TYRANNO/S B5 S-HE:: REF/SE9 TO 2E-O$E 9AVI9 AT =0 And Elred t#e 9is&i,le o' Aso-Neit#, "#om He Had $ade Vi&e-:resident 2ut Bouis 2e&ame :a%ne, 2rid+et, $er&%, and $aude, -lari&e5 E.er sin&e Bouis CretHmer, t#en .i&e-,resident o' t#e &o&oanut im,ortin+ &om,an% o' B5 S&#e,, R -o5 learned 'rom $me5 Aso-Neit# t#at #e *asn(t .ibratin+ #a,,il% as Bouis and re&ei.ed 'rom t#e ,riestess a ne* label N :a%ne N t#ere #as been trouble in t#e &o&oanut business5 -#arles E5 Rus#more, &ounsel 'or Beo,old S&#e,,, t#e 'ounder and ,resident o' t#e &o&oanut &on&ern told 8usti&e 9o*lin+ %esterda% t#at CretHmer be&ame a di''erent man a'ter a&&e,tin+ t#e &ult o' AsoNeit#, e3&laimin+ t#at #e *as a ,ro,#et, t#at #e &ould &ure ,#%si&al and mental diseases and t#at #e *as immune 'rom t#e &onseMuen&es o' e.il5 O-om,iler(s noteG It s#ould &ome as no +reat s#o&@ to t#e reader t#at, in 9)), nearl% a Muarter o' a &entur% a'ter t#is re,ort, CretHmer *as 'ound to be ?in an ad.an&ed state o' dementia W OinP a ,ri.ate sanatorium?5 8o%&e $ilton, oss of !den: A "iogra#hy of Charles and Anne $orrow indbergh5P $r5 S&#e,,, *#ose 'irst name #as been Beo,old 'or se.ent% %ears and *#o #as made a lot o' mone% as Beo,old, ,ut in an a''ida.it t#at t#e re&#ristened CretHmer, *#o be+an *it# #im as a &ler@ t*ent%-t*o %ears a+o as a bo% o' =, ad.ised #im to &#an+e #is name 'rom Beo,old to 9a.id in order to be&ome more ,o*er'ul and a&Muire mu&# merit5 $r5 S&#e,, t#erea'ter 'ired out Vi&e-:resident CretHmer and

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Se&retar% Herman Obertubbesin+, *#o are no* suin+ 'or a re&ei.ers#i, and an a&&ountin+5 $r5 Rus#more ar+uin+ %esterda% t#at t#e a,,li&ation 'or a re&ei.er and an a&&ountin+ s#ould not be +ranted laid mu&# stress on t#e in'luen&e o' $rs5 -o&#ran(s or Aso-Neit#(s ma+i& &r%,to+ram in t#e a''airs o' B5 S&#e,, R -o5 He e3,lained 'irst to t#e -ourt *#at $r5 S&#e,, #ad done to ad.an&e t#e 'ortunes o' CretHmer and Obertubbesin+5 2ot#, said #e, #ad been &ler@s in t#e em,lo% o' Beo,old S&#e,, until t#e 'ormation o' t#e &om,an%, in 90 5 CretHmer *as +ettin+ > 6 a *ee@ and Obertubbesin+ > 75 $r5 S&#e,, re&o+niHed t#e business abilit% o' t#e %oun+ men, said $r5 Rus#more, and +a.e t#em t#e o,,ortunit% o' ma@in+ a lot o' mone% b% be&omin+ sto&@#olders in t#e &or,oration5 He let CretHmer #a.e 00 s#ares o' sto&@, *#i&# *as *ort# at t#at time 200, and let Obertubbesin+ #a.e 25 s#ares5 T#eir sto&@ *as to be ,aid 'or out o' its di.idends, and t#e% *ere not to be res,onsible 'or t#e ,a%ment o' one &ent5 ?Sin&e 90 ,? said $r5 Rus#more, ?CretHmer #as dra*n bet*een >60,000 and > 00,000 'rom t#e business, *#ile Obertubbesin+ #as +ot bet*een >20,000 and >)0,0005 $r5 S&#e,, 'ound t#in+s *ere runnin+ smoot#l% 'or a lon+ ,eriod, but e.entuall% #e dis&o.ered t#at t#e% *ere not +oin+ as *ell5 He made inMuiries and learned t#at CretHmer *as t#e leader in a ne* &ult *#i&# ad.o&ated t#e &#an+e o' t#e +i.en name, t#e t#eor% bein+ t#at an% ,erson *#o &#an+ed #is or #er name be&ame immune 'rom t#e &onseMuen&es o' an% a&t &ommitted b% #im or #er5 ?Not onl% did #e &#an+e #is o*n names,? said t#e la*%er, ?but #e started in to ,rosel%tiHe all #is 'ello* em,lo%ees and indu&ed most o' t#em to &#an+e t#eir names5 T#e% all be&ame mu&# ta@en *it# t#e ne* t#eor% t#at on&e t#e% #ad &#an+ed t#eir names t#e% &ould not be #eld res,onsible 'or an%t#in+ t#e% did5 CretHmer e.en #ad t#e auda&it% to tell S&#e,, t#at i' #e &#an+ed #is name 'rom Beo,old to 9a.id #e &ould &ontrol t#e &o&oanut trade o' t#e *orld5 T#en #e *ent on until one o' t#e em,lo%ees *#o #ad &#an+ed #is name *as 'ound stealin+ 'rom t#e &om,an%5 He told t#e 9istri&t Attorne% t#at #e #ad been an #onest bo% until #e Eoined t#e ne* &ult and &#an+ed #is name5 ?E.en t#e %oun+ *omen em,lo%ees *ere brou+#t into t#e &ult b% t#e &#ie' a,ostle, CretHmer, and &#an+ed t#eir names 'rom $aude to -lari&e, and 'rom 2rid+et to $er&%5 One %oun+ man &#an+ed #is name 'rom -#arles to Eu+ene on t#e +round t#at #e *ould t#en be no lon+er res,onsible 'or #is a&ts5? $r5 S&#e,,(s a''ida.it, a'ter den%in+ t#e trut# o' CretHmer(s and Obertubbesin+(s alle+ations t#at #e loaned t#e &om,an%(s mone% out in "all Street on &all in 90= 'or #is o*n ,ro'it, t#at #e *as 'or&in+ t#e &om,an% to ,a% an e3orbitant ,ri&e 'or t#e ,ro,ert% at !5 9uane street, t#at #e *as a business t%rant and #ad 'or&ed t#e %oun+ men out o' o''i&e unEustl%, #ad a +ood deal to sa% about t#e e''e&t o' t#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+ram in t#e &o&oanut *orld5

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?"#ile CretHer #ad ,re.iousl% been a man o' intelli+en&e and reasonable mind,? $r5 S&#e,, stated, ?*it#in t#e last %ear and a #al' and at .arious times #e #as &laimed t#at #e is no &ommon man N not a 'ollo*er, but a leaderF t#at #e #as ,o*er to 'oretell t#e 'uture and ,o*er to &ure an% ,erson o' ,#%si&al or mental ills5 T#e said ,lainti'' CretHer &laimed to t#e said S&#e,, and ot#ers t#at #e *as t#e ori+inator o' a &ult *#ereb% one *#o 'ollo*ed t#e tenets o' t#e &ult &ould bene'it or inEure an% one #e ,leased, and *#ereb% t#e 'ollo*er o' t#e &ult *ould be ,rote&ted 'rom #arm5 T#e said CretHmer su++ested to t#e said S&#e,, t#at #e &#an+e #is name 'rom Beo,old to 9a.id, and told #im t#at i' #e did so #e *ould be&ome a mu&# more ,o*er'ul man and *ould t#ereb% a&Muire ot#er ,o*ers mu&# +reater t#an #e ,ossessed at t#e ,resent time under t#e name Beo,old5? T#e a''ida.it des&ribed #o* $r5 S&#e,, dis&o.ered t#at CretHmer *as not t#e ori+inator o' t#e &ult, but t#at it *as t#e in.ention o' a $rs5 -o&#ran5 It Oille+ible *ord ,robabl% similar to ?attributed?P t#e do*n'all o' t#e &ler@ *#o *ent to Eail to CretHmer(s in'luen&e and t#e e''e&ts o' t#e &ult5 For more t#an t*o %ears be'ore t#e ele&tion o' dire&tors last 8anuar% *#i&# turned CretmHer and Obertubbesin+ out o' t#e &om,an%, $r5 S&#e,, stated CretHmer #ad ne+leted #is duties and #is mind #ad be&ome obsessed b% t#e t#eories and ,ra&ti&es o' t#e &ult5 OAt t#is ,oint, se.eral ,ara+ra,#s are ille+ible, but in one o' t#em it is stated t#at a man named 8o#n S5 "ise Xa,,eared 'orY CretmHer and Obertubbesin+5 T#e arti&le &ontinues in a ne* &olumn to sa%GP $r5 "ise &ontended t#at CretHmer #ad been a 'ait#'ul, e''i&ient mana+er o' t#e business and t#at S&#e,, #ad treated #im .er% badl%5 "#ile CretHmer *as absent in t#e "est Indies, *#it#er S&#e,, #ad sent #im on t#e ,rete3t o' business, said $r5 "ise, S&#e,, &alled a meetin+ 'or t#e ele&tion o' ne* dire&tors and turned out bot# CretHmer and Obertubbesin+5 8usti&e 9o*lin+ too@ t#e ,a,ers in t#e &ase and reser.ed de&ision5 $rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&#ran, t#e ,riestess o' Aso-Neit#, ,resides in a 'lo*ered *ra,,er o.er a 'louris#in+ business at 70) "est 5t# street5 It *as s#e *#o +a.e Homer 9a.en,ort, t#e &artoonist, a name N Ka#ad N to #armoniHe *it# #is .ibrations, and s#e o''ered to ma@e Au+ustus T#omas(s ne* ,la%s ,ositi.el% su&&ess'ul b% namin+ t#em #ersel'5 Bouis CretHmer, s#e said %esterda%, &ame to #er about ei+#teen mont#s a+o5 S#e sa* instantl% t#at t#e name Bouis didn(t +ee at all *it# t#e CretHmer .ibrations and s#e ,i&@ed a name t#at did N :a%ne5 ?2ut, o#D? said Aso-Neit#, dramati&all%, ?ne.er s#all it be said t#at t#e sa&red do&trines o' t#e Aso-Neit# &r%,to+ram ,ermit an%bod% to be la*less or un+rate'ul, or to set at nau+#t t#e la*s o' 4od or manD T#e% *#o embra&e t#e &ult &ome into s*eet &ommune *it# t#e .er% s,irit and #eart o' nature5? The Daily %eo#le too& u# the defense of Aso'Neith(s )cult* in an editorial on A#ril

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$ARITAB "ARFARE OF THE $IBBERS EN9E9 "i'e A&&e,ts >500,000 From t#e 4eneral, and :romises :ea&e5 NE" YORC, A,ril !5 N T#e marital *ar'are bet*een 4en5 -#arles F5 $iller, t#e *ealt#% Standard Oil man o' Fran@lin, :a5, and #is *i'e Emma 2ullen $iller, is at an end5 $rs5 $iller #as a&&e,ted >500,000 'rom #er #usband, and #as s#a@en t#e dust o' Ne* Yor@ 'rom #er 'eet5 S#e is su,,osed to #a.e Eoined members o' #er 'amil% in O#io5 T#e mone% *as +i.en to $rs5 $iller, one o' #er 'riends said %esterda%, u,on #er a+reement to li.e a*a% 'rom 4eneral $iller and *it#dra* #er suit 'or di.or&e5 In addition to t#e #al' million, $rs5 $iller #as re&ei.ed 'rom #er #usband assuran&es t#at #e *ill dro, #is suit a+ainst #er5 T#e ,reliminar% #earin+ in t#e suit and &ountersuit *as to #a.e been on A,ril 255 $auri&e 25 9ean, o' 20 2road*a%, $rs5 $iller(s attorne%, said %esterda% #e *ould not dis&uss t#e &ase, e3&e,t to admit t#at t#e troubles o' t#e $illers *ere ended as 'ar as #e *as &on&erned5 For some mont#s $rs5 $iller #ad been dod+in+ t#e +eneral(s ,ro&ess ser.ers, 'littin+ about in Ne* Yor@, :enns%l.ania, and O#io to do it5 Re&entl% s#e Eoined t#e ?Ne* Name? &ult, *#i&# is #eaded b% $rs5 Aso Neit# Ne%,a -o&#ran5 T#e idea o' t#e members o' t#is &ult is t#at ,ersons are not usuall% named a&&ordin+ to t#eir ne* &#ara&teristi&s, and t#at t#e% s#ould ta@e ne* names to suit t#em5 $rs5 -o&#ran, *#en seen, said s#e did not @no* *#at $rs5 $iller(s ne* name *ould be5 LLLLLLL

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4ETS >500,000 TO STO: 9IVOR-E S/IT "i'e o' 4eneral -#arles $iller Also A+rees to Bi.e A,art From Him NE" YORC, A,ril !5 N A &as# ,a%ment o' >500,000 #as ,ut an end to t#e marital *ar'are o' 4eneral -#arles F5 $iller, t#e multi-millionaire Standard Oil man, o' Fran@lin, :a5, and #is *i'e, Emma 2ullen $iller, *#o until re&entl% #as been ma@in+ #er #ome in t#is &it%5 4eneral $iller, it is said, +a.e #er t#e #al'-million ;*#i&# is about one-

-RYTO4RA$ t*entiet# o' #is 'ortune< in &onsideration o' #er a+reein+ to li.e a,art 'rom #im, to abandon t#e di.or&e a&tion *#i&# s#e #as been ,re,arin+ 'or mont#s, and to relinMuis# all &laims u,on #im5

2esides t#e >500,000 $rs5 $iller also +ot t#e assuran&e 'rom t#e +eneral t#at #e *ill abandon #is di.or&e suit a+ainst #er, and ne.er *ould institute anot#er one5 $rs5 $iller #as le't t#e &it% and is li.in+ *it# relati.es some*#ere in O#io5 8oins Ne* -ult T#e mone% *as #anded to $rs5 $iller in a #otel in t#is &it% b% a :enns%l.ania man *#o is a 'riend bot# o' $rs5 $iller and o' t#e 4eneral5 Soon a'ter re&ei.in+ it s#e *ent "est5 2e'ore lea.in+ Ne* Yor@ $rs5 $iller Eoined t#e Mueer ?name-&#an+in+ &ult? *#i&# *as or+aniHed a &ou,le o' %ears a+o b% $rs5 Aso Neit# Ne%,a -o&#ran, o' 5 7 "est One Hundred and Fourteent# street5 $rs5 -o&#ran and #er 'ollo*ers belie.e t#at t#e ordinar% names +i.en to mortals are not ?en ra,,ort? *it# t#eir mental and ,#%si&al &#ara&teristi&s, and so t#e% ado,t *eird titles li@e t#ose ,re&edin+ t#e surname o' t#e #i+# ,riestess5 A''air "ill 2e 9ro,,ed For se.eral %ears dete&ti.es em,lo%ed b% 4eneral $iller #a.e been tr%in+ in .ain to ser.e sub,enas u,on #is *i'e, summonin+ #er to &ourt as de'endant in #is suit5 He &#ar+ed #er *it# &ruel and in#uman treatment5 2ot# sides #a.e &alled o'' t#eir dete&ti.es, and *#en t#e da% &omes u,on *#i&# t#e &ourt *ill be read% to #ear t#e &om,laint N A,ril 25 N t#e matter *ill be Muietl% dro,,ed5 T#ere is no ,ros,e&t, #o*e.er, o' a re&on&iliation5 LLLLLLL

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?Aso Neit#? -ult E3,lained b% Founder in Su,reme -ourt $rs5 Asoneit# Ha%,a -o&#ran Tells o' t#e ?Harmon% in Names? "#ile Testi'%in+ in 4irl(s Suit A+ainst a Real Estate -om,an% T#e s&ien&e o' ?Aso Neit#? *as ,artl% e3,ounded %esterda% be'ore 8usti&e 4ie+eri&# in t#e Su,reme -ourt, *#ere t#e suit brou+#t b% $iss Veda E5 Sn%der, a s&#ool tea&#er, to ,re.ent t#e Fran@ B5 Fis#er -om,an%, a real estate &on&ern, 'rom re,resentin+ t#at it is $iss Sn%der(s a+ent in t#e ,ur&#ase o' #ouses, is on trial5

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$iss Sn%der is a ,u,il o' $rs5 Aso-Neit# Na%,a -o&#ran, o' No5 5 7 "est 7t# street, *#o sa%s s#e is t#e 'ounder o' t#e &ult, *#i&#, $rs5 -o&#ran said, #as s,read all o.er t#e *orld5 T#e ,rin&i,les o' t#e &ult *ere e3,lained b% $rs5 -o&#ran in t#is 'as#ionG N ?I e3,ound ,rin&i,les ta@en 'rom t#e 2ible and *ell @no*n to learned s&ientists,? said $rs5 -o&#ran5 ?2ut to a modern &ourt room t#e i+norant lau+# at t#em as t#ou+# t#e% *ere a Eo@e5 T#e s&ien&e is e3tremel% sim,le, as ea&# letter #as a numeri&al .alue5 I' t#e sum o' t#e .alue o' t#e letters in %our -#ristian name eMuals t#e .alue o' %our birt# date, t#en %our li'e is #armonious and all is *ell *it# %ou5 I' not, t#en %ou are not in #armon%5 T#e di''i&ult% is o.er&ome b% &#an+in+ %our name5? T#e real estate &om,an% asserts t#at t#e 'irm bou+#t #ouses *#i&# $iss Sn%der de&lared *ere ?in #armon%? *it# #er o*n name5 T#is is denied b% $iss Sn%der, *#o asserts t#at t#e ,rin&i,les o' t#e &ult are not to be a,,lied business dealin+s5 T#e &ase *ill be &ontinued to-da%5 LLLLLLL

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NOTE9 -ARTOONIST 9IES IN NE" YORC Homer 9a.en,ort, Stri&@en *it# :neumonia, Had a "orld*ide Re,utation OS,e&ial 9is,at&# to T#e -allP NE" YORC, $a% 25 N Homer 9a.en,ort, one o' t#e most 'amous o' latter da% &artoonists, died a = o(&lo&@ t#is mornin+ 'rom ,neumonia in t#e a,artments o' $rs5 Aso Neit# N5 -o&#ran, 'ounder o' t#e Aso Neit# &r%,to+ram, at No5 5 7 "est One Hundred and Fourteent# street5 9a.en,ort *as stri&@en *#ile &allin+ t#ere a 'e* da%s a+o, and #is &ondition *as so serious 'rom t#e 'irst t#at #e &ould not be remo.ed5 Ei+#t ,#%si&ians *ere in almost &onstant attendan&e u,on #im5 T#e bod% #as been remo.ed to an underta@in+ establis#ment, *#ere it *ill be #eld until $rs5 9a.en,ort, 'rom *#om t#e artist *as se,arated, &an be &ommuni&ated *it#5 S#e is e3,e&ted to ta@e &#ar+e o' t#e 'uneral arran+ements5 At t#e time o' #is deat# 9a.en,ort *as ma@in+ #is #ome in t#e Hotel Albert5 He *as em,lo%ed on t#e Hearst ,ubli&ations5 9a.en,ort *as &allin+ on $rs5

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-o&#ran, *#om #e #ad @no*n 'rom &#ild#ood, t*o *ee@s a+o toda%, *#en #e be&ame suddenl% ill *it# an a''e&tion o' t#e t#roat5 His &ondition be&ame so &riti&al t#at #e *as ,ut to bed and ,#%si&ians summoned5 T#e% re'used to ,ermit #im to be mo.ed5 He *as &ons&ious onl% durin+ a 'e* inter.als *#en #is su''erin+ *as +reat5 In #is delirium 9a.en,ort insisted u,on sittin+ u, and *ent t#rou+# t#e motions o' dra*in+ ,i&tures5 9a.en,ort *as &onsidered a *ort#% su&&essor to Nast5 -olonel Roose.elt said toni+#tG ?He *as t#e ablest &artoonist o' #is da%5? LLLLLLL

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TRA9E9 ON HER 2EBIEF IN $A4I-AB N/$2ERS 8usti&e 4ie+eri&# Finds Fraud in Sellin+ Realt% to Veda Sn%der5 "AS IN ASO-NEITH -/BT Su,reme -ourt 8usti&e 4ie+eri&# si+ned a Eud+ment %esterda% 'or $iss Veda E5 Sn%der, a s&#ool tea&#er, in a suit s#e brou+#t a+ainst t#e Fran@ B5 Fis#er -om,an%, "illiam H5 :e&@#am and -#arles "5 $i3 to set aside t#e ,ur&#ase b% #er o' t#e ,ro,ert% at 22 "est Ei+#t%-'i't# street, 'or *#i&# s#e ,aid >6,000 in &as# and +a.e a mort+a+e 'or >20,0005 One o' t#e &ourt(s 'indin+s statesG ?T#at in t#e 'ore+oin+ transa&tion t#e ,lainti'' *as a&tuated and in'luen&ed in ,art b% #er relian&e and belie' in a s%stem or t#eor% or &ult to t#e e''e&t t#at t#ere are &ertain one or more numbers or @e% numbers in res,e&t o' #er li'e and underta@in+s, *#i&# numbers are arri.ed at b% &onsideration o' t#e letters o' #er +i.en name or ot#er*ise, and t#at su&# transa&tions as mi+#t be &onsummated u,on dates or in res,e&t o' amounts or numbers t#at s#ould s%n&#roniHe or #armoniHe or .ibrate in a&&ordan&e *it# su&# numbers or @e% numbers *ould more li@el% #a.e a 'a.orable out&ome5? T#e &ourt also 'ound t#at ?t#e de'endants @ne* o' su&# t#eor% and belie' u,on t#e ,lainti''(s ,art and alt#ou+# t#e% #ad entire disbelie' in an% su&# t#eor% or s%stem or &ult t#emsel.es t#e% none t#e less in.ited and indu&ed t#e ,lainti'' to o,erate in a&&ordan&e *it# su&# t#eor% and t#e% @ne* t#at &ertain o' t#e ,ro,ert% o''ered b% t#em, notabl% t#e Ei+#t%-'i't# street ,ro,ert%, *ould &oin&ide as to t#e ,ri&e as@ed, and at *#i&# it *as &on.e%ed to #er, and as to its #ouse and street numbers *it# t#e numerals to *#i&# s#e atta&#ed ,oten&% as a'oresaid, and t#e%

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understood t#at s#e *as to some e3tent in'luen&ed in #er sele&tion b% su&# numbers and &onsiderations5? T#e t#eor% to *#i&# t#e &ourt re'ers is t#at ,ra&tised b% $rs5 "illiam -o&#ran, @no*n to t#e &ult as Aso-Neit#5 o' 5 7 "est 7t# street5 T#e late Homer 9a.en,ort *as a belie.er in t#e t#eor% and it *as at t#e #ome o' $rs5 -o&#ran t#at #e died5 On t#e trial o' $iss Sn%der(s suit s#e said s#e *as led to bu% t#e ,ro,ert% be&ause o' #er belie' in t#e t#eor% t#at t#e ,ri&e and number o' t#e #ouse s%n&#roniHed *it# #er @e% number, and *it# #er name, Veda5 $rs5 -o&#ran testi'ied t#at $iss Sn%der *as ne.er a ,u,il o' #ers, but t#at t#e de'endant :e&@#am *as, and #e #ad made +reat 'ortunes t#rou+# #er numeri&al ad.i&e5 2ot# :e&@#am and $i3 testi'ied t#at *#ile t#e% @ne* $iss Sn%der #ad some ,e&uliar ideas about numbers, t#e% #ad no &on'iden&e in t#e t#eor% and did not attem,t to 'oster t#em u,on t#eir &lient5 8usti&e 4ei+eri&# said in #is 'indin+s t#at $iss Sn%der 'irst #ad dealin+s *it# t#e Fran@ B5 Fis#er -om,an%, a real estate &on&ern, on No.ember 205 909, *#en s#e bou+#t t#rou+# t#em t#e ,ro,ert% at 2=) "est Se.entiet# street 'or > =,0005 T#e &ourt said t#e 'irm re,resented t#at t#e ,ri&e *as ad.anta+eous and t#at it *as bein+ sold 'or anot#er &lient, *#ereas t#e ,ri&e *as not ad.anta+eous, and *as sold b% t#e 'irm in t#e name o' a dumm%, Sara# E5 -ro*ell, *#o *as Eanitress o' t#e ,ro,ert%, and #ad been bou+#t b% t#e 'irm 'or > !,000 t*o da%s be'ore it *as sold5 T#e &ourt 'ound t#at t#e 'irm made a se&ret ,ro'it o' > ,0005 T#e ,lainti'' subseMuentl% sold t#e Se.entiet# street ,ro,ert% t#rou+# t#e 'irm and on Se,tember =5 9 0, bou+#t t#e Ei+#t%-'i't# street ,ro,ert%5 8usti&e 4ei+eri&# 'inds t#at t#e title to t#is ,ro,ert% *as in t#e Stron+#old Realt% -om,an%, *#i&# *as o*ned b% t#e de'endants and o' *#i&# :e&@#am and $i3 *ere o''i&ers alt#ou+# t#e de'endants re,resented t#at t#e ,ro,ert% *as o*ned b% a t#ird ,art% un@no*n to t#em5 T#e de'endants 'i3ed t#e ,ri&e o' t#e ,ro,ert% t#emsel.es to suit $iss Sn%der(s belie' in t#e t#eor% o' numbers, t#e &ourt sa%s, and ,retended to +i.e #er disinterested ad.i&e to bu% it5 T#e% also ,ersuaded #er t#at s#e didn(t need &ounsel and t#at #er interests *ould be sa'e+uarded5 T#e &ourt dire&ts t#at t#e de'endants return >9,000 to $iss Sn%der and ta@e ba&@ t#e ,ro,ert%5 I' t#e% re'use to do so t#e ,lainti'' ma% #a.e t#e ,ro,ert% sold at au&tion and #a.e Eud+ment 'or >9,000 out o' t#e ,ri&e re&ei.ed 'or t#e ,ro,ert%5

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$A4I- N/$2ERS IN 2/SINESS5 Ne* Yor@ -ourt Annuls Transa&tions in "#i&# a "oman *as Vi&timiHed5 ORe,ort in t#e Ne* Yor@ Sun5P T#e a,,ellate di.ision o' t#e su,reme &ourt e3,ressed its belie' %esterda% in t#e t#eor% o' ma+i&al numbers and annulled a transa&tion in *#i&# $iss Veda E5 Sn%der, a s&#ool tea&#er, *as indu&ed to in.est >6000 o' #er earnin+s in a #ouse at 22 "est Ei+#t%-'i't# street and to +i.e a mort+a+e 'or >20,000 on t#e ,ro,ert%5 $iss Sn%der sued t#e Fran@ B5 Fis#er &om,an%, "illiam H5 :e&@#am and -#arles "5 $i3 to set aside #er ,ur&#ase o' t#e ,ro,ert%5 In one o' t#e 'indin+s in t#e &ase, a,,ro.ed b% t#e a,,ellate di.ision, t#e &ourt saidG N ?T#at in t#e 'ore+oin+ transa&tion t#e ,lainti'' *as a&tuated and in'luen&ed in ,art b% #er relian&e and belie' in a s%stem or t#eor% or &ult to t#e e''e&t t#at t#ere are &ertain one or more numbers or @e% numbers in res,e&t o' #er li'e and underta@in+s, *#i&# numbers are arri.ed at b% &onsideration o' t#e letters o' #er +i.en name or ot#er*ise, and t#at su&# transa&tions as mi+#t be &onsummated u,on dates or in res,e&t o' amounts or numbers t#at s#ould s%n&#roniHe or #armoniHe or .ibrate in a&&ordan&e *it# su&# numbers or @e% numbers *ould more li@el% #a.e a 'a.orable out&ome5? T#e &ourt 'ound t#at t#e de'endants ?@ne* o' su&# t#eor% and belie' u,on t#e ,lainti''(s ,art and, alt#ou+# t#e% #ad entire disbelie' in an% su&# t#eor% or s%stem or &ult t#emsel.es, t#e% none t#e less in.ited and indu&ed t#e ,lainti'' to o,erate in a&&ordan&e *it# su&# t#eor% and t#e% @ne* t#at &ertain o' t#e ,ro,ert% o''ered b% t#em, notabl% t#e Ei+#t%-'i't# street ,ro,ert%, *ould &oin&ide as to t#e ,ri&e as@ed, and at *#i&# it *as &on.e%ed to #er, and as to its #ouse and street numbers *it# t#e numerals to *#i&# s#e atta&#ed ,oten&% as a'oresaid, and t#e% understood t#at s#e *as to some e3tent in'luen&ed in #er sele&tions b% su&# numbers and &onsiderations5? T#e t#eor% re'erred to b% t#e &ourt is t#at under *#i&# $rs5 "illiam -o&#ran, @no*n to t#e &ult as Aso-Neit# o' 5 7 "est One Hundred and Fourteent# street, ,ra&ti&es5 T#e late Homer 9a.en,ort *as a belie.er in t#e t#eor%, and it *as at $rs -o&#ran(s #ome t#at #e died5 $iss Sn%der testi'ied in #er suit t#at s#e *as led to bu% t#e Ei+#t%-'i't#-street #ouse be&ause s#e *as ,ersuaded t#at t#e ,ri&e and number o' t#e #ouse

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s%n&#roniHed *it# #er @e% number and *it# #er name, Veda5 $rs -o&#ran testi'ied in be#al' o' $iss Sn%der t#at t#e de'endant, :e&@#am, *#o en+ineered t#e sale to $iss Sn%der, *as a ,u,il o' #ers and t#at #e #ad made a 'ortune t#rou+# #er ad.i&e5 T#e a,,ellate di.ision 'ound t#at $iss Sn%der 'irst #ad dealin+s *it# t#e Fis#er &om,an%, a real estate &on&ern, in 909, *#en s#e bou+#t a #ouse at 2=6 "est Se.entiet# street 'or > =,0005 T#e &ourt said t#at t#e 'irm ,retended to be a&tin+ 'or a &lient, but *as t#e a&tual o*ner, and sold #er t#e ,ro,ert% in t#e name o' t#e Eanitress o' t#e #ouse5 T#e 'irst made a se&ret ,ro'it o' > 0005 $iss Sn%der sold t#is ,ro,ert% later t#rou+# t#e 'irm, and *as t#en indu&ed to ta@e t#e Ei+t#%'i't#-street #ouse 'or >26,000, t#e ,ri&e o' *#i&# *as 'i3ed in a&&ordan&e *it# $iss Sn%der(s belie' in t#e &ult(s t#eor% o' numbers5 /nder t#e &ourt(s de&ision t#e de'endants must ta@e ba&@ t#e ,ro,ert%, &an&el t#e >20,000 mort+a+e and return t#e >9000 &as# to $iss Sn%der5 LLLLLLL

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-5 $5 :ON9 S/E9 2Y "IFE5 9au+#ter o' 9is&i,le o' Vibrator% T#eor% See@s Se,aration5 $rs5 Adelaide -o&@ran :ond #as sued -#arles $5 :ond #ere 'or a se,aration5 S#e is t#e dau+#ter o' $rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&@ran, *#o attra&ted attention on&e b% #er 'ait# in t#e ,oten&% o' #armonious nomen&lature5 S#e #eld t#at e.er%t#in+ *as in t#e name and t#at ?li'e #armon% &onsists o' adEustin+ one(s bein+ to a number o' .ibrations *#i&# *ill +i.e 'ort# a &on&ord instead o' a dis&ord5? $r5 :ond is em,lo%ed b% t#e Sa'et% -ar Heatin+ -om,an%5 #e and t#e &om,lainant elo,ed and t#en returned to li.e *it# #is ,arents5 $rs5 :ond alle+ed #er #usband did not *or@ 'or t*o %ears a'ter t#e marria+e and t#at $rs5 -o&@ran su,,lied #im *it# enou+# mone% to bu% &i+arettes5 Finall% #is ,arents tired o' su,,ortin+ #er, $rs5 :ond said, and treated #er so &ruell% t#at s#e *ould not Eoin t#em at t#eir meals and s#e 'ell ill 'rom #un+er5 $rs5 -o&@ran in 902 +ot $r5 :ond #is 'irst em,lo%ment and later 'ound #im #is ,resent *or@, a&&ordin+ to t#e &om,laint5 $rs5 :ond also asserts t#at s#e rented a #ouse at Bittle Falls, too@ boarders, and added to #er slender earnin+s b% +i.in+ musi& lessons5 S#e said t#at on&e #er #usband a&&used #er in t#e ,resen&e o' t#e Re.5 9r5 Robert 85 T#om,son o' Bittle Falls o' bein+ too intimate *it# a $r5 -ollett5 8usti&e 4a.e+an ordered $r5 :ond to ,a% #is *i'e >=550 a *ee@ ,endin+ t#e trial o' #er suit5

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The Ne, Yor- Tr75une% Monday% No:e;5er +*% )()0% p2 )0


NA$E O/T OF T/NE, "IFE A/IT House#old Harmon% 9isru,ted b% Husband(s A&ts, Is -#ar+e5 $rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&@ran, o' 70) "est 5t# st5, is t#e #i+# ,riestess o' a &ult t#at belie.es in t#e ,s%&#olo+% o' a,,ro,riate nomen&lature5 Her &ult tea&#es t#at t#e ta@in+ o' a name t#at #armoniHes *it# one(s .ibrations insures #a,,iness and ,ros,erit%5 S#e #ad not#in+ to do *it# t#e a&tion o' #er dau+#ter Adelaide in marr%in+ -#arles $5 :ond and t#us &#an+in+ #er name5 A,,arentl% t#e married name did not #armoniHe, and t#e result #as been a se,aration suit5 $rs5 -o&@ran #as anot#er dau+#ter *#ose name is Olea "anda Ba'a%etta5 $rs5 :ond alle+ed in #er suit t#at :ond abandoned #er and t#eir dau+#ter 2eatri&e5 8usti&e 4a.e+an #as ordered :ond to ,a% #is *i'e >=550 a *ee@ alimon%5 T#e #usband, in o,,osin+ t#e alimon% a,,li&ation, said t#at #is *i'e le't #im *it#out &ause and $rs5 :ond *as able to su,,ort #ersel'5 $iss -o&@ran and :ond li.ed on t#e same 'loor o' an a,artment #ouse5 T#e% elo,ed, and 'or some time a'ter t#eir marria+e, *#en t#e :ond 'amil% mo.ed, t#e% li.ed *it# t#e 'amil% o' t#e #usband5 $rs5 :ond said t#at s#e *as treated &ruell%, and *#en t#is treatment be&ame unbearable s#e re'used to +o to t#e table to eat5 S#e be&ame ill and t#e ,#%si&ian said t#at s#e *as su''erin+ 'rom star.ation5 T#en #er mot#er too@ #er #ome, *#ere s#e remained 'or some time5 $rs5 :ond asserted t#at #er #usband did no *or@ 'or t*o %ears, and s#e *as &om,elled to su,,l% #im *it# &i+arette mone%5 T#e *i'e said t#at #er mot#er +ot :ond a Eob *it# t#e Ne* Ha.en Railroad, and later obtained 'or #im t#e Eob #e no* #olds5 2esides, s#e alle+ed t#at 'or t#e +reater ,art o' #er married li'e #er mot#er #ad su,,orted t#e 'amil%5 $rs5 -o&@ran #as added an a''ida.it in su,,ort o' t#e statements made b% #er dau+#ter5 T#e tea&#in+ o' $rs5 -o&@ran *it# re+ard to t#e #armon% o' nomen&lature #as been des&ribed b% #er5 ?$% tea&#in+ is t#at li'e #armon% &onsists o' adEustin+ one(s bein+ to a number o' .ibrations *#i&# *ill +i.e 'ort# a &on&ord instead o' a dis&ord5 E.er%bod% @no*s t#at &ertain musi&al notes sound *ell to+et#er, *#ile ot#ers are dis&ordant5 It is t#e same *it# one(s li'e5 I &an 'ind a name 'or an%bod% *#i&# *ill #armoniHe *it#

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t#at ,erson(s birt# number, and #is 'ate *ill &#an+e immediatel% 'rom miser% to #a,,iness o' all sorts5(( LLLLLLL

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9is&ordant Name 9isru,ts Home $rs5 -o&@ran(s Tea&#in+s Su++est 2lame 'or Se,aration A&tion 2e+un b% Her 9au+#ter5 T#e in#armonious name o' Adelaide, *#i&# belon+s to $rs5 -#arles $5 :ond, ma% #a.e been res,onsible 'or t#e marital trouble *#i&# 'ollo*ed #er elo,ement, a&&ordin+ to t#e tea&#in+s o' #er mot#er, $rs5 Aso-Neit# -o&@ran, o' No5 70) "est 5t# street, leader o' t#e &ult o' a,,ro,riate nomen&lature5 T#e 'a&t t#at trouble and t#e name o' $rs5 :ond #a.e be&ome a''iliated is dis&losed t#rou+# #er a&tion 'or a se,aration Eust be+un in t#e Su,reme -ourt5 $r5 :ond is em,lo%ed b% t#e Sa'et% -ar Heatin+ -om,an%, No5 2 Re&tor street5 He elo,ed *it# $iss Adelaide -o&@ran se.eral %ears a+o *#en li.in+ *it# #is 'amil% a&ross a #all *a% 'rom #er a,artment5 8usti&e 4a.e+an #as dire&ted $r5 :ond to ,a% >= a *ee@ in alimon% ,endin+ trial5 A&&ordin+ to t#e stor% o' $rs5 :ond, s#e and #er dau+#ter, 2eatri&e, ten %ears old, #a.e li.ed *it# $rs5 -o&@ran sin&e 9 , *#en, it is said, #er #usband abandoned #er5 "#ile $rs5 :ond tau+#t musi& and #el,ed all s#e *as able, s#e said, s#e des,aired o' 'indin+ #a,,iness *#en #er #usband a&&used #er, in t#e ,resen&e o' t#e Re.5 Robert 85 T#om,son, o' Bittle Falls, N5 85, o' im,ro,er &ondu&t5 $r5 :ond denies #is *i'e(s alle+ations5 T#e tea&#in+s o' $rs5 -o&@ran s#e on&e des&ribed, sa%in+G N ?I s#o* t#at li'e #armon% &onsists in adEustin+ one(s bein+ to a number o' .ibrations *#i&# *ill +i.e 'ort# a &on&ord instead o' a dis&ord5 E.er%bod% @no*s t#at &ertain musi&al notes sound *ell to+et#er *#ile ot#ers are dis&ordant5 It is t#e same *it# one(s li'e5 I ta@e t#e letters 'rom %our name and resol.e a note 'rom it5 I' t#e .ibration obtained is maEor and t#at o' %our birt# date is E 'lat, %ou *ill #a.e a dis&ordant li'e and %ou must &#an+e %our name5 I &an 'ind a name 'or an%bod% *#i&# *ill #armoniHe *it# t#at ,erson(s birt# date, and #is 'ate *ill &#an+e at on&e 'rom miser% to all @inds o' #a,,iness5? LLLLLLL

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9ete&ti.es See@ $%sti& Tea&#er Follo*in+ Raid ?-lass? o' ?Oom, t#e Omni,otent,? SeiHed in "est End A.enue House A #ouse at !!2 "est End A.enue, belie.ed to be one o' t#e #eadMuarters o' ?Oom, t#e Omni,otent,? as :ierre A5 2ernard, 'ort%-t#ree %ears old, is @no*n to t#e se&ret and m%sti&al ?Tantri@ Order in Ameri&a,? *as raided earl% %esterda% mornin+ b% Ins,e&tor 9omini&@ Henr% and Assistant 9istri&t Attorne% 8ames E5 Smit#5 ?Oom,? #o*e.er, *as not in t#e #ouse5 $r5 Smit# said #e a'ter*ard dis&o.ered ?Oom? *as &ondu&tin+ a session o' t#e ?-r%stal 4aHers? at *#i&#, 'or >50, #e said, relati.es o' soldiers in Fran&e *ere ,ermitted to ,eer into a +lass and &at&# +lim,ses o' t#e battle'ront and also re&ei.e assuran&es 'rom &lair.o%ants t#at t#eir lo.ed ones *ould be returned sa'el%5 9ete&ti.es, a&tin+ under orders o' 9istri&t Attorne% S*ann, *ere s&ourin+ t#e &it% last ni+#t 'or 2ernard5 It *as re,orted t#at #e #ad +one to Ne* 8erse%5 $r5 S*ann said 2ernard &ondu&ts 'i.e establis#ments *#ere t#e .arious ?de+rees? o' initiation into t#e &ult are ,ra&ti&ed and also a summer ?retreat? @no*n as t#e s&#ool o' instru&tion, at N%a&@, N5 Y5 "oman Obtained E.iden&e 2ernard *as indi&ted in O&tober, 9 0, on t#e &#ar+e o' abdu&tion5 T#ree %oun+ +irls, *#o *ere t#e &om,lainants, disa,,eared se.eral mont#s later5 T#e indi&tment, #o*e.er, *as not dismissed5 E.iden&e *arrantin+ t#e raid %esterda% *as obtained b% $rs5 Ada 2rad%, o' t#e ,ersonal sta'' o' Ellen O(4rad%, 9e,ut% -ommissioner5 S#e *or@ed under t#e instru&tions o' Assistant 9istri&t Attorne% Al'red 85 Talle%5 :osin+ as ?$rs5 Ali&e S#a*,? a *ido*, s#e be&ame a&Muainted *it# a $rs5 ?"ande%ne? O''utt, *#o st%led #ersel' an ?Ins,irational :s%&#olo+ist and Su&&ess En+ineer5? $rs5 2rad% said ?2ur+ess? ,a.ed t#e *a% 'or #er introdu&tion to ?Oom? a'ter s#e #ad ta@en t#e se&ond de+ree5 He told #er #is 'ee *as > 50 'or ea&# ,erson5 S#e ,aid t#e 'ee and later donned a one-,ie&e ,air o' ti+#ts and *ent t#rou+# t#e 'irst t*o de+rees in t#e "est End #ouse5 T#e 'irst de+ree &onsisted o' ?de'inition o' terms5? T#e se&ond de+ree *as t#e ?Yo+i? test5 T#en s#e a,,ealed to ?2ur+ess? to +et ?Oom(s? ,ermission 'or #er initiation into t#e ?Be&tures on t#e $%steries? and studies on ?Ima+ination5? ?2ur+ess? *as e3amined %esterda% b% Assistant 9istri&t Attorne% Smit#5 S#e +a.e u, a noteboo@ in *#i&# *ere 'ound t#e 'ollo*in+ e3&er,tsG

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?T#e @in+dom o' #ea.en is not to be #ad 'or t#e as@in+F it must be ta@en b% .iolen&e5? ?Su,reme and lordl% ,leasures &an onl% be a,,roa&#ed b% means o' t#e Yo+i5? ?Onl% @no*led+e o' t#e Yo+i im,arted t#rou+# t#e li,s o' t#e 4aru is ,o*er'ul and use'ulF ot#er*ise it be&omes 'ruitless, *ea@ and .er% ,ain'ul5? S*ann :lans -lean /, T#ose e3amined b% 9istri&t Attorne% S*ann *ere $orton B5 Her+is, o' !!2 "est End A.enueF $arEorie T#om,son, o' Bos An+elesF Harriet A%res Se%mour, o' 5= East Se.ent%-ei+#t# StreetF Albert -5 2auer, o' 2022 Stan#o,e Street, 2roo@l%n, and 9r5 "illiam T5 8en@in, 'ormer Healt# O''i&er o' t#e :ort, *#ose si+n #un+ in t#e *indo* o' ?Oom(s? ,la&e in "est End A.enue5 9r5 8en@ins indi+nantl% denoun&ed t#e raid as an im,osition5 He said all 2ernard *as doin+ *as tea&#in+ a #i+#l% s&ienti'i& s%stem o' &alest#enti&s5 "arrants *ere issued %esterda% 'or t#e arrest o' a $rs5 Aso-Neit#-Ne%,a -o&#ran, a soot#sa%er li.in+ at 5 7 "est 7t# Street5 $rs5 2rad% ,atroniHed $rs5 -o&#ran, ,osin+ as t#e mot#er o' a member o' t#e aero 'or&es in Fran&e5 S#e ,aid >5 and *as told t#at #er son *ould be s,ared5 T#e &#ar+e a+ainst #er *ill be ta@in+ mone% under 'alse ,reten&es5 As a result o' t#e in.esti+ation o' $rs5 2rad%, 9istri&t Attorne% S*ann *ill ma@e a round-u, o' &lair.o%ants and 'ortune tellers *#o are ,re%in+ on relati.es o' soldiers in Fran&e5 Federal aut#orities are e3,e&ted to in.esti+ate literature 2ernard is belie.ed to #a.e sent t#rou+# t#e mails, $r5 Talle% said5 LLLLLLL

The #NY$ Sun% Tuesday% May )0% )()8% p2 )0


:OBI-E STIBB H/NT (O$NI:OTENT OO$( Assistant 9istri&t Attorne% Talle% E3,e&ts (Hi+# :riest( "ill 2e -au+#tF HAS $ASS OF EVI9EN-E Also Names o' :rominent :ersons "#o "ere About to Fall Vi&tims5 T#e Omni,otent Oom, son o' an Io*a barber and t#e #i+# ,riest o' Eleusinian m%steries, denoun&ed b% t#e 9istri&t Attorne% as uns,ea@abl% .ile, is still at libert%, #a.in+ e.aded t#e ,oli&e sin&e #is tem,le at !!2 "est End a.enue *as raided and #is assistant ,riests and ,riestesses *ere rounded u,5 2ut Al'red 85 Talle%, t#e

-RYTO4RA$ Assistant 9istri&t Attorne% *#o #as ta@en u, t#e Eob o' riddin+ t#e to*n o' bla&@mailin+ 'ortune tellers and &#arlatans, said %esterda% t#at #e #as no doubt t#at #e *ill be able to la% Oom b% t#e #eels *#en all t#e e.iden&e is read% 'or submission to t#e &ourts5

?T#e di''i&ult% in t#e &ase o' t#is man, *#o is t#e most dan+erous indi.idual t#at #as a,,eared in Ne* Yor@ in ten %ears, is to +et men and *omen, es,e&iall% *omen, to testi'% a+ainst #im,? said $r5 Talle% %esterda%5 ?His met#ods #a.e been so &unnin+ t#at e3&ellent ,eo,le #a.e be&ome enmes#ed in #is tolls and #a.e been ,la&ed t#rou+# t#eir o*n 'oll% in &ir&umstan&es so #umiliatin+ and de+radin+ t#at t#e% are most relu&tant to a,,ear a+ainst #im5 ?His met#od is to interest *ell to do ,eo,le in ,#%si&al &ulture5 As t#e% ,ro&eed in trainin+ #e binds t#em b% oat#s not to re.eal t#e se&rets o' t#e &ult5 :resentl% t#e% are ad.an&ed to t#e real (m%steries( o' t#e Tantri& &ult N ,ra&ti&es *#i&# are trul% uns,ea@able5 No matter #o* s#o&@ed or #orri'ied t#e% ma% be, t#e% are usuall% a'raid to +i.e in'ormation be&ause t#e% t#emsel.es are more or less in.ol.ed5 Talle% #as Names5 ?I #a.e t#e names o' se.eral ,rominent ,ersons in t#is &it% *#o *ere about to 'all into t#e ,o*er o' t#is man, :ierre A5 2ernard, or Oom, as #e &alls #imsel', and some o' t#em *ere so t#orou+#l% #ood*in@ed b% t#e 'ello* t#at t#e% #a.e attem,ted to de'end #im5? $r5 Talle% e3#ibited a mass o' do&uments, in&ludin+ t#e ?o''i&ial? ,ubli&ations o' t#e Tantri& order and t%,e*ritten instru&tions to de.otees as to #o* t#e ,#%si&al demonstrations o' t#e &ult must be ,ra&tised, *#i&# are o' a nature t#at &annot be #inted at in ,rint5 T#ese do&uments *ould #a.e &aused t#e #air o' t#e late Ant#on% -omsto&@, *#o *as not easil% s#o&@ed, to stand strai+#t u, u,on #is #ead5 T#e 'ran@ness o' t#e animalism e3,ressed in t#e ?instru&tions? and ?+uides to belie.ers? ,asses belie', as $r5 Talle% obser.ed in sortin+ t#em out5 ?9istri&t Attorne% "#itman indi&ted t#is 'ello* in 9 0 'or abdu&tin+ a %oun+ +irl,? &ontinued $r5 Talle%, ?but t#e disa,,earan&e o' *itnesses made t#e ,rose&ution aborti.e5 I belie.e t#at *e s#all be more su&&ess'ul5 $ean*#ile Oom is bein+ *at&#ed and at t#e ,ro,er time *e *ill t#ro* our e.iden&e a+ainst #im5? T#e ,rose&ution o' Oom is ,art onl% o' a &rusade *#i&# #as been be+un b% 9istri&t Attorne% S*ann a+ainst t#e &re* o' 'ortune tellers, s,iritualisti& 'a@ers and &lair.o%ants5 $me5 Aso-Neit# -o&#ran *as arrested a 'e* ni+#ts a+o as t#is &rusade +ot under *a% and is out on bail5 A *oman dete&ti.e, $r5 Talle% said %esterda%, *as sent to +et e.iden&e a+ainst Aso-Neit#5 T#is *oman ,retended t#at s#e #as a son in t#e Ameri&an arm% in Fran&e, tellin+ Aso-Neit# t#at t#e son *as in t#e A.iation -or,s and t#at s#e *as an3ious to @no* i' #e *as sa'e and *ell5

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?Aso-Neit# said to t#e *oman dete&ti.e,? $r5 Talle% re.ealed %esterda%, ?t#at s#e &ould see t#e bo% as s#e &on&entrated #er mind and &ast it a&ross t#e o&ean5 (He is a 'ine %oun+ 'ello*, t#is bo% o' %ours,( said Aso-Neit#5 (I &an see #im no*5 He +oes u, in t#e air, but #e *ill ne.er be ,la&ed on t#e 'irin+ line5 Not#in+ *ill #a,,en to #im o.er t#ere5 You *ill ne.er #a.e a blood sa&ri'i&e in %our li'e5 I' %ou &ould onl% see #im no* as I doD Fi.e dollars, ,lease5( T#e dete&ti.e, o' &ourse, #as no son in Fran&e5 ?Hundreds o' t#ese &#arlatans are no* ,l%in+ t#eir miserable trade in t#is &it% and are o,eratin+ amon+, or a+ainst, I s#ould sa%, t#e ,arents o' lads in t#e arm% and na.%5 T#ese &reatures ,retend to be able to t#ro* t#eir minds a&ross t#e sea and to see t#e bo%s in t#eir dail% *or@5 T#e% ,retend also t#at b% &on&entration t#e% &an di.ert 4erman bullets and ,rote&t t#e li.es o' soldier bo%s5 ?It is astonis#in+ #o* man% &redulous 'at#ers and mot#ers belie.e t#is stu''5 Onl% t#e ot#er da%, *#en I ,ointed out to a mot#er #o* &riminall% 'oolis# it *as to ,la&e &on'iden&e in su&# 'a@ers s#e said to meG (2ut #o* do %ou @no*1 It mi+#t be true, mi+#t it not1 It mi+#t be ,ossible t#at t#e% @no* more t#an *e do5( ?T#e ot#er ni+#t a *oman dete&ti.e in our em,lo%ment *as sent to .isit 8o#n 85 Hill, *#o runs a s,iritualist (&#ur&#( at -olumbus a.enue and Ninet%-'irst street5 T#is *oman told Hill t#at s#e #ad a son at t#e 'ront and *anted ne*s o' #im5 (O#, all ri+#t,( #e said, (i' t#is is *#at is bot#erin+ %ou %ou *ill +et Mui&@ a&tion5 A&t *it#out dela%D( T#e *oman dete&ti.e ,rom,tl% ble* a *#istle and 9ete&ti.e 8oe Rousseau o' t#is o''i&e ,ro.ided t#e a&tion5 I #a.e issued *arrants 'or t#ree ot#ers in t#is 'ortune tellin+ s*indle and t#e arrests *ill be made *it#in a 'e* #ours5 ?Re&entl% t#ere #as been a remar@able re.i.al in t#e *#ole 'ortune tellin+ business5 $an% 'a@ers #a.e &ome to Ne* Yor@ to em,lo% t#eir &unnin+ at s*indlin+ t#e 'amilies o' soldiers5 "e are +oin+ to brea@ u, t#e business i' t#ere is an% .irtue in ener+% and ,ersisten&e5? LLLLLLL

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FORT/NE TEBBER FINE95 "oman, !0, Ordered to "or@#ouse but Senten&e is Sus,ended5 $me5 Aso-Neit#-Ne%,a -o&#ran, one o' a +ro*in+ tribe o' sel'-st%led s,iritualists and 'ortune tellers *#i&# Eust no* t#e :oli&e 9e,artment and t#e 9istri&t Attorne%(s o''i&e are tr%in+ to su,,ress, *as 'ined >250 %esterda% and

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The Ne, Yor- E:en7ng Post% Thursday% May 3% )('3


>50,000 "IBBE9 TO -/BTIST $rs5 $&-ullou+#, Her 9is&i,le, Bea.es Trust to $me5 -o&#ran $adame Aso-Neit#-Ne%,a -o&#ran, a &ultist *#o ado,ted #er #%,#enated name in a&&ordan&e *it# #er belie' names s#ould be in #armon% *it# t#e bearer(s inner bein+, and *#o *as arrested 'or 'ortune tellin+ ei+#t %ears a+o, #as in#erited >50,000 in trust under t#e terms o' t#e *ill o' #er dis&i,le, $rs5 Anna 9od+e $&-ullou+#, it be&ame @no*n toda%5 $rs5 $&-ullou+#, a +randdau+#ter o' "illiam Earl 9od+e, and a nie&e o' $rs5 Anne Harriman Vanderbilt, *as @no*n as ?Va#da#? in t#e -o&#ran &ir&le5 S#e died suddenl% at Radlett, En+land, on 8une 2!, lea.in+ an estate a,,raised at > , 2!, 5 LLLLLLL

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>50,000 F/N9 BEFT TO FORT/NE TEBBER A trust 'und o' >50,000 *as establis#ed 'or a 'ortune-teller in t#e *ill o' t#e late $rs5 Anna 9od+e $&-ullou+#, +randdau+#ter o' "illiam Earl 9od+e and o' Oli.er Harriman and nie&e o' $rs5 Anne Harriman Vanderbilt, *ido* o' "5 C5 Vanderbilt, it *as learned %esterda%, *#en an a,,raisal o' t#e estate *as 'iled in $an#attan Surro+ate(s -ourt5 S#e le't more t#an > ,000,0005 $rs5 $&-ullou+# *as a de.otee o' t#e &ult #eaded b% $me5 Aso-Neit#-Ne%,a

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