Tag: Faith Healer

  • The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke

    The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke

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    Dr. Mahlon Locke built a reputation for treating rheumatism in the 1920s and 1930s. Denounced as a “faith healer” but admired as a “foot twister” and “hoof doctor,” he treated thousands of sufferers at his clinic in Williamsburg, Ontario.

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Past Article

Hy Mariampolski

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The Mambo Craze blazed through New York City nightclubs from the 1940s through the early 1960s. The influence of Puerto Rican and Cuban immigrants, the extraordinary visible success of Desi Arnaz (“I Love Lucy”) and Xavier Cugat, and the comedian Cantinflas, was so great that even the staid Waldorf-Astoria Hotel featured mambo dancing.

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