"It is the most natural thing in the world to me," said Mrs. Smiley.
Part of the time Mrs. Smiley was awake and sorely grieved at her failure.
Mrs. Smiley was in great distress of mind over the failure of her powers.
It happened during the second sitting I ever had with Mrs. Smiley.
But all this was inconclusive, for the reason that Mrs. Smiley was not fastened as she is now.
The pencil was on the carpet, forty inches from Mrs. Smiley's hand.
As in the case of our own psychic, Mrs. Smiley co-operated to the utmost with us.
It seems to indicate that Mrs. Smiley is only a wonderful ventriloquist, after all.
I did not find it necessary to mistreat Mrs. Smiley in order to test her powers.
We began, as usual, by putting Mrs. Smiley into hypnotic sleep.