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The Journal of Borderland Research 1972-05

The Journal of Borderland Research 1972-05

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/VOLUME XXVIII, No. 3 Round Robin MAY-JUNE 1972
.L(he clewmal
escape ri
Ly Dr. Harry B. Wright...................1-4"RADIESTHESIA IS PURELY SCIENTIFIC”By Abbe Mermet...................,....5-9'THOSE TREASURES THE EARTH HILES FROM US"By the Editor
By Ral >h M. Holland, Myron and 
 Vincent Gaddis.................
Part VIII, by the Editor. ....... 20 - 22CLIPS, QUOTES & COMMENTS
 Another UFO Researcher Bows Out, Keyhoe*s
Beliefs Were Shaken, Gazing In Silence at
the Stars, When the Silence Was uroken,Life Is Like Electricity, 4-D Field Theory
 — Two Approaches, Verne Cameron Passes On, We Already Have a Name For the New Planet,UFOs In "The World Beyond'*, Settle Down For
the Long Pull, How Do You Make Glyoxylide?,
Oxygen As A Remedy!, Wake Up To Tax Money
 Waste, Conventions: Cancer, Dowsing, ESP
and International, "Do You Want To Live or
Die" and other BSRF Literature. . . 23 - 36
THE JOURNAL OF BORDERLAND RESEARCHBSRF NO. 1: Published by Borderland Sciences Research Foundation,
Inc., PO Box 548, Vista, California 92083, U.S.A.Edited by the Director, Riley Hansard Crabb, Doctor of Metaphysics
in the Society of St. Luke the Physician.The Journal is published six issues a year with the assistance of
the Associates, at the Director's home, 1103 Bobolink Drive, Vista.
It is mimeographed, 36 pages an issue. The Foundation was incorporated under California law, May 21, 1951, #254263, and has been in
continuous existence sine then. Address all correspondence to the
PO Box. The Journal is included in the Foundation membership of
$6.00 a year. Single copies and back issues of the Journal are now
If you dont care to join you may receive the Journal by
donating $6 a year or more to the Foundation. The Director's wife,
 Ms. Judith Crabb, is office manager and Secretary-Treasurer.PURPOSES OF BSRF: This is a non-profit organization of people whotake an active interest in unusual happenings
along the borderland between the visible and invisible worlds. In
the words of the late Meade Layne, founder and director of uSRA 
from 1946 to 1959: "BSRA publications are scientific in approach
 but employ few technical expressions. They deal with significant
 phenomena which orthodox science cannot or will not investigate.For example: The Fortean falls of objects from the sky, Teleporta- ,tion, Radiesthesia, PK effects, Underground Races, Mysterious Disappearances, Occult and Psychic Phenomena, Photography of the Invisible, Nature of the Ethers and the problem of the Aeroforms (Flying Saucers). In the year 1946 BSRA obtained an interpretation of
the phenomena which since has come to be known as the Etheric or 4-
D interpretation, and which has not been radically altered since
that time. This continues to be the only explanation which makes
good science, sound metaphysics and common sense.5'The chief present concern of the Foundation is to make this kind of
unusual information available as a public service at reasonable cost
Headquarters acts as a receiving, coordinating and distributing
center. An important part of the Director's work is to give recognition, understanding and encouragement to people who are having
unusual experiences of the borderland type and/or are conducting
research in any of the above fields. For consultation on borderlan
for Spiritual healing through prayer, write or phone
714-724-2043 for help or for an appointment. Donations and bequests
toward Foundation research programs and expenses are welcome.The 22-page list of BSRF publications is available from Headquarters
for 50c in coin or stamps. This includes mimeo brochures on borderland subjects, tape recordings of Mr. Crabb’s lectures and of mem bers of the Inner Circle, talking through trance-medium Marp Pro-
 bert. Write to BSRF, P0 Box 548, Vista, California 92083 USA.* * *
"Witness To Witchcraft , Funk & Wagnalls,
 New York, 1957Oddly enough, my first encounter with witch doctoring in Polynesia was with a man who made no pretense of being a witch doctor.He was not even a Polynesian; he was a Frenchman. His name was Al bert Le Boucher and he was a tavern keeper in Papeete, in the Society Islands.I had been told about M. Le Boucher by a friend in the Fijis --
a remarkable little man named Jokinambu, who went under the title of
"Doctor" Jokinambu and was an interesting man in his own right. He
knew I was looking for witch doctors and he advised me to see M. Le
Boucher, assuring me that he was "the best doctor in the Society
Islands -- although he is not a doctor at all. This man is really
 much more like the witch doctors you admire so much. He is a healer.I had met Doctor Jokinambu in Nandi, on the western end of Viti
Levu. I was waiting for an airplane, and as I talked with my new
friend I became possessed of a desire to see the French healer. He
had acquired great fame, not only in the Society Islands but through
out Oceania, by his ability to heal all manner of sicknesses by
 pdclcuxg the skin of afflicted persons with a needle -- a gold or
silver needle."It is a way of curing that came originally from China," Jokinambu told mfe. He may prick the skin on the palm of the han
and it will cure a stomach ache or boils on the buttocks." When I arrived in Tahiti I immediately set.out to locate the
famous French healer. It was not difficult. Everyone knew him.I found him sitting in the corner of his tavernTTunder a wine shelf.
Behind a thin partition was his "consulting office" where he affected his remarkable "cures".He was a jolly, - rotund Frenchman, weighing close to three hundred pounds, and he looked much more like a tavern keeper than a
 medical practitioner. From what my friend in Fiji told me of his
"practice", however, he might have shaved his head, leaving only a
tuft of hair at the peak of his forehead, and amulets and charms
scattered around his person, to become a full-fledged witch doctor.
But he simply wore a baggy coat and trousers of white drill and an
open shirt -- the conventional atfcire for Europeans in the tropics.From Jokinambu's description of his practice, I believed it
consisted solely of auto-suggestion. This bore too much of a resem blance to some of the forms of healing I had seen in Africa an May-June 1972 RR, Page 1

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