When the cat is abroad the mice dance in the house it seems. Since Colonel Olcott sailed for Japan, The Theosophist has never ceased to surprise its European readers, and especially the Fellows of our Society, with most unexpected capers.
ACCORDING to the newest edition of the Imperial Dictionary, by John Ogilvie, L.L.D., "A medium is a person through whom the action of another being is said to be manifested and transmitted by animal magnetism, or a person through whom spiritual manifestations are claimed to be made; especially one who is said to be capable of holding intercourse with the spirits of the deceased."
Article by H. P. Blavatsky
from the Theosophical Review, March 1889
To MY BROTHERS OF ARYAVARTA, In April, 1890, five years elapsed since I left India.