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A Centenary. —Arrangeraentsare being rajuJo fop flelpbrafing t]je centenary of the Lite iter. Dr, Chalmers, which occurs in March next, in Edinburgh. Various suggestions as to the shape which the celebration should take have been made, such as the erection of a memorial church, the founding of Chalmers bursaries and some charitable institution. The movement promises to be a most successful one. A New Application.—A correspondent of a scientific contemporary claims to have discovered a new application for magnetic electricity, by which the mind of a patient has acquired the power of apparently releasing itself of the trammels of matter, and of transporting itself to places distant from thp body, which remains in a condition of repose, resembling the effect produced by ansesthetics. Whilst under this electric influence (the manner of which is not disclosed) the mind can be directed to any spot or scene, and is susceptible of the same impressions, and conditions as would be experienced in the person and patient himself. Scenes thus visited and impressions thus received arc not only quite accurate, but the patient when released from the electric influence, is said to retain a perfect remembrance of information so acquired.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 40, 27 December 1879

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 40, 27 December 1879

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