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VOLUME 21

NO. 1: MARCH 1922
The Confetti Bowls. By C. H. Tickell.3
The Psychic Card Trick. By Geo. De Lawrence.3
The World of Magic.4
- The Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.4
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.4
- Chicago S.A.M. Doings. By Charles J. Shepherd.5
- Magician's Club of Boston Becomes S.A.M. Local No. 9. By H. C. Kleemann.5
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club.5
- Notes from Philadelphia. By Oscar M. Thomson.6
- The Portland Magical Society. By Ervin J. Ludeman.6
- Some More Notes For Publication. By J. S. Fuigle.6
- Capital City Comments. By Carl H. Guder.7
- Wizard Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.7
- News from California. By H. Syril Dusenbery.7
- Chicago Notes. By George DeLawrence.7
- Queen City Mystics. By Leslie P. Guest.8
- Reflections About And Around Pittsburgh Association of Magicians. By Baffles Brush.8
- Knights of Magic. By John J. McManus.9
- Spotlights from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.9
- News from Huntington, W. Va. By B. Zad.10
- Notes from Newark. James McKnight.10
- How the 'Wiz' 'Biz' Is. By Dorny.10
- Metropolitan Magic and Miscellaneous Mention. By Clinton Burgess.11
- Blackstone. By Clinton Burgess.12
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.13
- The Australian Society of Magicians (Melbourne Branch). By J. R. Buck.13
- British Columbia Bulletins. By T. Bowyer.13
- English Notes. By C. H. Tickell.13
Still Another Ball Pass. By Raffles Brush.13
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: Fantastic Episodes in the Life of Alexander Herrmann.14
Everywhere and Nowhere. By L. W. Duncan.15
The Mystery of the Golden Tubes. By Otto Waldmann.16
Extract from "Hanky-Panky" or Easy and Difficult Tricks. Edited by W. H. Cremer.16
Can You Tell Where the Game of Dominoes Originated. By R. J. and A. W. Bodmer.17
A "Magic" Picture. By C. H. Tickell.17
Card and Coin-Cidence. By C. H. Tickell.17
The Phantom Card and Slate Mystery. By "Mystic Clayt".17
Translation of Hofzinser's Book. Translated by Fred T. Singleton. Preface by Ottokar Fischer.18
The Switch. By "Claudio".19
Namreh's Necromantic Novelties. By Herman L. Weber: The New Idea Flag Vase.20
A Story for the Children. By Claudio.21
The Puddle Duck vs. The Club Magician. By William C. Smith.21
Mufti's Card Trick. W. A. Flaig.21
Editorial.22
Literature.24
The Passing of Kellar. By Clinton Burgess.24
The One Who Laughs Last, Laughs Last (Best). By Peter Roennau.24
Rising Waters. By Otto Waldmann.25
An Original Ball Pass. By Baffles Brush.25
A Card Color Change. By T. C. Bonney.26
Houdini Night at the S.A.M. Reception in Chicago. As seen by Dr. Harlan Tarbell.27
The Winged Ball. By Baffles Brush.27
The Magi's Location. By Peter Roennau.28
Photo: The Office of the Sphinx, 1007 Main Street.28

NO. 2: APRIL 1922
Harry Kellar.43
The World of Magic.44
- The Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.44
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.45
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.45
- S.A.M. Member in Political Race. Mr. Robert Madison.45
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.45
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.46
- St. Louis Houdini Night. By Robert G. Williams.46
- St. Louis Thurston Night. By Robert G. Williams.46
- Boston Welcomes New York.47
- News From the Demons' Club. By Thomas C. Worthington, III.47
- News from the Society of Detroit Magicians. By Fred H. King.48
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club.48
- Queen City Mystics. By Leslie P. Guest.48
- Pittsburgh Association of Magicians Excerpts. By Baffles Brush.48
- Nashville Society Magique. By T. J. Crawford.49
- The Portland Magical Society. By Ervin J. Ludeman.49
- Charleston, W. Va., Comments. By Al Snyder.49
- Spot Lights from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.49
- British Magical Society.49
- Chicago Notes. By George De Lawrence.50
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.50
- Magicians Secrets to be Protected.50
The Knights of Magic. By John J. McManus.51
Namreh's Necromantic Novelties. By Herman L. Weber: The Art of Origination.52
Can You Tell When Matches Were Invented? By R. J. and A. W. Bodmer.53
Kellar. By Eliza Wallace Durbin.53
A Card to Appear at any Chosen Number of Deck. By J. S. Wheeler.53
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: John Henry Anderson, The Wizard of the North.54
The Flying Balls.57
A Card and A Coin.57
The Pyramid. By Kerston.57
Magic Loses one of its Greatest Exponents. Dean Harry Kellar Laid to Rest With Impressive Ceremonies. By Adam Hull Shirk.58
Career of Harry Kellar. By J. Bruce Stockton.58
The Transparent Deck. By Alphrose.59
Dr. "G" Billet Readin For Home Seance.59
Dr. "G" Gag Test.59
The Erratic Card. By J. S. Wheeler.59
Spirits. By Claudio.59
Professor Hofzinser's Card Problems.60
- Association of Thoughts.60
- The Four Eights.62
Any Time, Any Day, Anywhere Card Reading. By Ivanhoe Trudell.63
It is Different, You'll Say, When it is Rosencrance Way. Four Aces Removed From the Shelf and Dusted. By Clayton Rosencrance.63
Wrinkle for Patriotic Billiard Balls. By Baffles Brush.63
Editorial.64
Literature.66
Amateur Department.66
- By The Way. By Arthur C. Spratt.66
- The Floating Ball. By Paul Brown Jr.66
- A Subtle Loading Principle. By Namreh.66
- The Enchanted Tube.66
- The Straight Jacket. By John Crimmins, Jr.67
- It is Different You'll Say - When it is Rosencrance Way. Alpha (First) Center Card Production. By Clayton Rosencrance.67
- A Variation of the Linking Ring. By William Larson, Jr.67
- A Glass of Lemonade. By C. H. Tickell.68
- The Burnt Bill. By C. H. Tickell.68
- Disappearing Die. By C. H. Tickell.68
- Did You Know? By Baffles Brush.68
- Levitation of a Crystal Ball. By William V. Ottoway.68
Australian Society of Magicians. By H. Bredero.68
A Mystery Cabinet. By William V. Ottoway.70
Australian News. By Max Holden.70

NO. 3: MAY 1922
A Twentieth Century Illusion. By Otto Waldmann.83
A New Tip For Crystal Gazers. By Al. Snyder.83
The World of Magic.84
- The Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.84
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.85
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.85
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.85
- Omaha Assembly No. 7.86
- Partial Route of the Paul Fleming Company.86
- Route Card - Elsie Janis and Her Gang With "Dorny".86
- Route of Duval Brothers, Redpath Seven-Day Chautauqua.86
- "Magic A La Carte Blanche" By Dorny.87
- News from Huntington, W. Va. By B. Zad.87
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.88
- Houdini, As "The Man From Beyond," And Houdini's Original Feats of Mystery. By Clinton Burgess.88
- The National Conjurers' Association. By Clinton Burgess.89
- The Knights of Magic. By Charles J. Diestel.90
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.91
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians - A Ladies' Night in April. By T. W. McGrath.91
- Western Magicians Have Merry Time.92
- Jottings from Minneapolis. By C. A. George Newman.92
- Buffalo N. Y. Notes. By J. P. Ornson.93
- Wizard's Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.93
- New Orleans Magicians' Club. By Geo. E. Pearce.93
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.93
- News from the Society of Detroit Magicians. By Fred H. King.94
- Doings of the Demons.94
- Rocky Mountain Notes. By Charles Neil Smith.94
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club.95
- Nashville Society Magique. By T. J. Crawford.95
- Queen City Mystics. By Leslie P. Guest.95
- Charleston, W. Va. Comments. By Al. Snyder.95
- Vancouver Vapidites.95
- English Notes. By C. H. Tickell.95
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.96
Further Problems of Prof. Hofzinser. Everywhere and Nowhere96
The Puzzler Card Trick. By Max Holden.99
It Is Different, You'll Say, When It Is Rosencrance Way. Superlative Cut String Restored. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.99
Kellar's Rubber Safe.99
Editorial.100
Entre Nous102
Easy Method of Doing "Candle That Was". By "Mystic Clayt".102
Amateur Department.103
- Topsy-Turvy Match Color Change. By John A. Sznek.103
- The Traveling Silks. By James McKnight.103
- Reversed Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.103
- Ball Through The Knee. By Paul Brown, Jr.103
- Visible Card Change. By Paul Brown, Jr.103
- A Towel and the Fish Bowl. By Namreh.104
- Jarring the Coin Jar. By Namreh.104
- The Screen of Jar-ot. By William V. Ottoway.104
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: The Davenport Brothers.104
Drawing: The Cabinet Trick Offered by the Davenport Brothers.106
Oui Don't Nija Ouija. By Columbus Dispatch.106
Still Skeptical. By Birmingham Age-Herald.106
David E. Swift's "Sawing a Woman in Two".106
"Mystik" Matches. By C. H. Tickell.107
The Transfixed Girl Illusion. By C. H. Tickell.108
Another Way of Doing Psychic Card Trick. By "Mystic Clayt".108
A Magnus Wand. By Mr. Magnus.108
Literature.109
Sorceristic Spheres. By Baffles Brush.109
Suggested Solutions. By Len J. Sewell.110
Color Change Ideas. By C. H. Tickell.111
Magnus Card Rising Trick.111
The Magic Cleanser. By Leslie P. Guest.112
Multum in Parvo. By Alphrose.112

NO. 4: JUNE 1922
George W. Stock.127
Another Tip for Crystal-Gazers. By Al Snyder.127
Literature.127
The World of Magic.128
- The Society of American Magicians' Eighteenth Annual Banquet. By Clinton Burgess.128
- Official Notification.130
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.130
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.131
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.131
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.132
- Novelty Wonder Show. Given by the Knights of Magic.132
- The Knights of Magic. By Chas. J. Diestel.133
- Eighth Annual Society and Ladies' Night of the Pittsburgh Association of Magicians. By C. H. Sand, Jr.133
- Wizard's Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.133
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.134
- Buffalo, N.Y., Notes. By J. P. Ornson.134
- Route of Herbert A. Taylor.134
- Queen City Mystics. By Leslie P. Guest.134
- Eugene Laurant Premier Summer Circuit 1922.134
- Magical News from Everywhere. By Gene Gordon.134
- Route of Duval Brothers, Redpath Chautauquas.135
- Watague Wizards. By "Claudio".135
- Western Pennsylvania Notes and Magic News. By Paul A. Brown.135
- Magical Murmurs from Charleston, W. Va. By Al Snyder.135
- Spotlights from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.135
- Henry Company.135
- Report of the Toledo Magicians' Club. By V. D. Barbour.136
- New Orleans Magical Society. By George E. Pearce.136
- A Prince Magician. By C. H. Tickell.136
- Report of Glasgow Society of Magicians. By De Vega.137
- The Australian Society of Magicians. By Bredero.137
- News from Australia - Victoria. By J. R. Buck.137
- Australian Society of Magicians, Melbourne. By J. R. Buck.137
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.137
- English Notes. By C. H. Tickell.138
- British Columbia Bulletins. By T. Bowyer.138
Waldmann's Improved Fake Hat as Used by Him for Over 15 Years While in Vaudeville. By Otto Waldmann.138
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: Torrini.139
More Problems of Prof. Hofzinser.140
- The Power of Faith.141
Editorial.142
Houdini Obtains $32,795.18 Verdict.144
Amateur Department.145
- By the Way. By Arthur C. Spratt.145
- The Case of Four Kings. By John J. Crimmins, Jr.145
- Card Appearing in Hat. By Carl H. Guder.145
- A Thimble Aid. By W. A. Flaig.145
- A Good Combination. By Paul A. Brown, Jr.145
- The Visible Card Vanish. By George C. Corregan.146
- Cigarette into Handkerchief. By John A. Sznek.146
- Rosencrance Placement.147
- Waldmann's Wand and Handkerchief Combination Effect. By Otto Waldmann.147
- Pome.147
- The Cigarette Infernal. By A. L. Prince.147
- The Intangible Hanks. By J. S. Wheeler.147
Mystifications. By Frederick DeMuth.148
- Rice and Lemon Trick.148
- Guinea Pig Production.148
- Vanishing Wand.148
- A Cane with A Jag.149
- A Chinese Pipe Trick.149
- A Candle Vanish.149
A Novel Opener. By Alphrose.149
Combination with Bran. By Kroeger, the Northern Wizard.150
Picture Card! By C. H. Tickell.150
Another Coin Pass. By Edw. Reguera.150
A Loquacious Fish Tale. Paperology. By C. W. Rosencrance.150
Waldmann's Trunk Illusion. By Otto Waldmann.151
New Utility Handkerchief. By Baffles Brush.151
Vanish or Production of Gramohpone. By Bert Douglas.152
The Obedient Ball. By Magnus.152
A Rope Through A Girls Body. By C. H. Tickell.152
Vanishing Marble. By Otto Waldmann.152
A New Sucker Trick. By Baffles Brush.153
The Magical Ventriloquist. By Bert Douglas.153
A Good Gag. By Baffles Brush.153
A Rigid Thumb Tie. By C. H. Tickell.153
Another Handkerchief and Matchbox Effect. By C. H. Tickell.153
Real Magic.153

NO. 5: JULY 1922
Otto Waldmann.163
Death of the World's Greatest Magician - Dean Harry Kellar.163
Copy of a Letter from Sir A. Conan Doyle to Houdini. By Arthur Conan Doyle.163
The Giveaway.163
The World of Magic.164
- The Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.164
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.165
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.166
- News Items from New York. By J. S. Fuigle.166
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.166
- Newslets from Minneapolis. By C. A. George Newman.168
- Route of Duval Brothers - Redpath Chautauqua.169
- Additional Route of the Paul Fleming Company.169
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club Outing.169
- Doings of the Demons, Baltimore, MD. By Thomas C. Worthington, III.169
- The 300th Meeting of the National Conjurers Association. By Clinton Burgess.169
- The Eighth Annual Society and Ladies Night of the Pittsburgh Association of Magicians. By Charles J. Colta.169
- The Pittsburgh Association of Magicians.170
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.170
- Western Pennsylvania Magical Notes. By Paul A. Brown.170
- Combined Report of Monthly Meeting and Social of the Knights of Magic. By Otto Waldmann.170
- Queen City Mystics. By Leslie P. Guest.171
- Notes from Philadelphia. By Oscar M. Thomson.171
- Spotlights from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.172
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.172
- News from Wadsworth, Ohio. By Horace Marshall.172
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.172
- Australian Society of Magicians, Melbourne. By W. E. Hamilton.173
- Cast Your Eyes Upon These Magicalies. By Clinton Burgess.173
- She Could.173
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans.174
A Boost for the Magic Art. By Arthur D. Gans.176
More Problems of Prof. Hofzinser.176
- The Four Kings.176
- These Names to be Arranged in Boxes.177
- Domination of Thought.177
Squeezing a Young Lady in Two. By Len J. Sewell.179
Vaporized Card. By Jack Saturday.179
Editorial.180
The Opening of a Card Act Including the History of a Deck of Cards with New Features. By Jesse A. Mueller.182
Some More Nut Magic. By Otto Waldmann.182
The Lilac Dominoe Illusion. By S. H. Sharpe.183
With Matches and Cards - A "Dope Deck Deception" By C. H. Tickell.183
Chinese Boards. By "Claudio".183
Amateur Department.184
- By the Way. By Arthur C. Spratt.184
- The Mystic Change. By Joseph Sona.184
- Match to Cigarette. By John A. Sznek.184
- The Coin Tray and Miser Dream Combination. By "Piffels" Bob Rettew.184
- Crimson Complexion Blackened. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.185
- The Whispering Joker. By Antonio Marcantonio "Joulon".185
- The Fly Ho Thimble. By W. A. Flaig.185
- Sleights. By Paul A. Brown.185
- Vanishing Gramophone. By Albert Douglas.185
- De Vega's Billiard Ball Act.186
- The Vanishing Ink from Hand. By Otto Waldman.187
- Billiard Ball Manipulation. By C. H. Tickell.187
- Novel Manipulation Screen. By Bert Douglas.187
Breakers Ahead.187
Literature.188
Nashville Society Magique. By T. J. Crawford.188
Namreh's Necromantic Novelties. The Fairy Ribbon. My Herman L. Weber.189
Waldmann's Duck Production. By Otto Waldmann.190
The Secret of the Suits. By R. W. Hoel.190
A Kartomantical Romance - My Card Combination Number One. By A. F. Bowen.190

NO. 6: AUGUST 1922
Another Tip For The Crystal Gazer. By Al Snyder.203
Finger Tricks. By C. H. Tickell.203
Photo: Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle.203
Serious Forecast.203
The World of Magic.204
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.204
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By S. O. Paul.204
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Homar H. Woulffe.204
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By R. G. Williams.205
- The National Conjurers' Association Twelfth Annual Convention. Reported by Louis Goodman.205
- Magicians' Reunion and Magical Soiree, in Connection with the 12th Annual Convention of the National Conjurers' Association. By Clinton Burgess.
- The National Conjurors' Association 302nd Meeting. By Louis Goodman.208
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.208
- In Memento Morti. Frank Hartley.210
- The Annual Picnic and Magical Frolic of the Pittsburgh Association of Magicians.210
- San Francisco News.211
- Newslets from Minneapolis. By C. A. George Newman.211
- At Home. By Prof. Harry Helms.211
- Queen City Mystics. By Leslie P. Guest.211
- Route of the Great Leon & Company.212
- Route of Arthur D. Gans, Safety First Magician.212
- Bookings of Chautauqua Magicians.212
- Magical Items. By Jay Ess Eff.212
- Wizard's Wandering from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.212
- News from Huntington, West Virginia. By Zad.212
- Buffalo, N.Y., Notes. By J. P. Ornson.213
- Notes from Newark. By James M. McKnight.213
- Magical Murmurs from Charleston, W. Va. Al Snyder.213
- A (Magical) Bird's Eye View from Pittsburgh. By Baffles Brush.213
- Cincinnati Notes. By Geo. W. Stock.213
- The Cause Has Departed.213
- Magical News From Winnipeg. By Len Vintus.214
- Vociferations from Vancouver, B.C. By T. Bowyer.214
- Australian News. By Max Holden.214
- English Notes. By C. H. Tickell.214
- Two Weeks of Travel and Pleasure. By J. P. Ornson.215
Horace Goldin's Victory.216
Problems of Hofzinser. Remember and Forget.216
A Kartomantical Romance - My Card Combination Number One. By A. F. Bowen.218
Hindoo Spheres. By Paul A. Brown.219
Editorial.220
Crystalization! By C. H. Tickell.221
Amateur Department.222
- By the Way. By Arthur C. Spratt.222
- Card Discovery. By John A. Sznek.222
- Cigarette Changed Into A Thimble. By John A. Sznek.222
- The Actual Palm. By W. A. Flaig.222
- "Clevah! Like An Ax" By W. A. Flaig.222
- An Unique Hat Load. By Paul A. Brown Jr.222
- A Mystical Combination. By Paul A. Brown, Jr.222
- Artistic Coincidence. By Ivanhoe Trudel.223
Talks on Magic. By De Vega.223
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: Behind The Scenes With The Illusionists.224
Literature.226
Some More Dumb-Bell Magic. By Otto Waldmann.227
Arcanum of Actually. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.227
Boy, Imitating Houdini, Gets Stuck in Churn.227
Magical Suggestions from a Magicians Scrap Book. By Frederick DeMuth.228
- The Punko Ball Trick.228
- Where Do the Pigs Go?229
- The Magic Tubes.229
Two "Sleight" Coin Moves. By Charles S. Scribner.230
Sorceries of Sel-Bit. By C. H. Tickell.230
A Ventriloquial Dialogue. By c. H. Tickell.231

NO. 7: SEPTEMBER 1922
Howard Thurston and Walter B. Gibson.243
Echo of the Rising Cards from the Horizontal Pack. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.243
The World of Magic.244
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Homar H. Woulffe.244
- The 303rd Meeting of the National Conjurers' Association. By Louis Goodman.244
- Social Knight of the Knights of Magic. By Otto Waldmann.245
- The Rhode Island Society of Magicians Local No. 2 National Conjurers' Association. By C. Foster Fenner.245
- Route of Gus Fowler, The Watch King.246
- News Notes. From J. Eff Ess.246
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.247
- Better Late Than Never. By Dorny.248
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.249
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.249
- Newslets from Minneapolis. By Newmann, The Hypnotist.250
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.250
- Queen City Mystics. By Leslie P. Guest.251
- Magical News from Everywhere. By Gene Gordon.251
- Magicians' Picnic Held By C. C. S. M. By Gene Gordon.251
- Australian News - Australian Society of Magicians, Melbourne. By J. R. Buck.251
- The Glasgow Society of Magicians.252
- English Notes. By C. H. Tickell.252
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: Howard Thurston.252
Passe Passe with Silks and Test Tubes. By Dr. E. G. Ervin.254
Amateur Department.254
- By The Way. By Arthur C. Spratt.254
- "Unique" Spelling Card Trick. By C. E. Blair.254
- The American Mason. By Ray S. Harshbarger.255
- Some Practical Wrinkles and Ideas. By Carle H. Chipman.255
- Billiard Ball Transposition. By John A. Sznek.255
- Another Thimble Vanish. By W. A. Flaig.255
- The Egg Bag. By Paul A. Brown, Jr.256
- The New Wrist Palm. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.256
- Suggestion for a Magic Act. By C. H. Tickell.256
- Wizards of the West. By Jesse Mueller.257
- Photo: Chas. T. Jordan, W. Dornfeld, Robert Stull, Luther Burbank, Jesse Mueller, Robert Madison.257
- The Magnus Ring Trick. By Magnus.257
- The Clairvoyant Cards. By Alphrose.257
Editorial.258
Magical Criticisms. By Hugh Mackay.259
More Hofzinser's Card Problems. Omnipotence of the Ladies.260
An Addition to the Dove Bottle.261
Tricks for the Sphinx. By Frederick DeMuth.262
- The Vanishing Glass of Water.262
- The Haunted Tubes.262
The Puzzler Card Trick. By G. H. Entwiste.263
Magical Ravings. By Otto Waldmann.263
Two String Tricks - A Suggestion in Combination with "The Fairy Ribbon". By V. D. Barbour.264
Individuality. By Oscar S. Teale.264
DeVega Billiard Ball Act.264
Magicians Show the Swindles of Those Who Bring Ghosts or Spirits from the Other World.265
Literature.266
Eccentric Pack. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.267
Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.267

NO. 8: OCTOBER 1922
Frederick A. DeMuth.279
Newlyweds - Rising Cards by Pairs. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.279
The World of Magic.280
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Syril Dusenbery.280
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.280
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Homar H. Woulffe.280
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.281
- Magical Doings in Detroit. By Fred H. King.281
- The National Conjurers' Association 305th Meeting. By Clinton Burgess.282
- The National Conjurers' Association, Local No. 11, Yogi Club, Schenectady, N.Y.282
- Route of Rush Ling Toy and Great La Follette with Laughs and Ladies - A Shubert Production.282
- Knights of Magic. By Otto Waldmann.283
- Magical News from Everywhere. By Gene Gordon.284
- Special Notice.284
- Jay Ess Eff Notes for Publication.284
- Magicians' Feud Ends.284
- Howard Thurston's Route List.285
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.285
- Route of McDonald Birch.286
- The Pittsburgh Association of Magicians.286
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.287
- Wizard's Wanderings from Wheeling. By Paul R. Semple.287
- Jay Ess Eff's Magical Notes.287
- Cincinnati Magician's Club. By Geo. Stock.288
- Queen City Mystic's Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.288
- A Big Night in Boston. By W. C. Floyd.288
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.288
- Smoky City Notes. By John J. Gillis.289
- Glasgow Society of Magicians. By Will Dale.289
- Magical News from Winnipeg, Canada. By Len Vintus.289
- Burgess Miscellaneous Magic Mention.289
Literature.290
Hofzinser's Problems. Deceive Your Neighbor Like Yourself.290
Magical Dont's. By Dr. G. E. Parshall.291
Editorial.292
Route of Judson Cole.293
Australia Society of Magicians. By Maurice E. Hamilton.293
The Truth About Wilson.294
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: Sketches of Some Famous Conjurers: Comte, Robin, Bertram.295
The Unfortunate Exposure of the Talking Kettle Illusion. By David P. Abbott.296
Popular Radio. By Kendall Banning.298
Amateur Department.298
- By The Way. By Arthur C. Spratt.298
- Vanishing Egg From Handkerchief. By Carl H. Guder.298
- Card Palm. By John A. Sznek.299
- Joulin Spirit Handkerchief. By Joulon.299
- Opening Effect for Club Act. By Paul Brown.299
- The Mystery of the Four Jacks. By Paul Brown.299
Tricks for the Sphinx. By Frederick DeMuth.299
- The Master Tumbler.299
- The Ball and Tumbler Trick.300
- Solid Through Solid.300
- The Fairy Beads.301
- The Vanishing Ink.301
- The Sprazzo Card Trick.302
Transfer Billiard Ball Vanish. By John A. Sznek.302
Novel "Solid Through Solid". By Dr. G. E. Parshall.302
The Bashful Drawer of Matches. By John A. Sznek.303
Parlor Pastimes with Cards. By Otto Waldmann.303
Initials "C. W. R." By Clayton W. Rosencrance.303
Omega Chinese Ring Experiment. Dr. G. E. Parshall.303
Spirit Pictures, A Story. By Dr. X.303
Sigaretta! By Baffles Brush.304
Wonder Match Production. By John A. Sznek.304
Talks on Magic. By DeVega.304
Miscellaneous Magical News. By Clinton Burgess.305
Los Angeles Society of Magicians.306

NO. 9: NOVEMBER 1922
The Great Kara.319
Omega Chinese Ring Experiment. By Dr. G. E. Parshall.319
A Letter of Appreciation from the Mother of Frank Hartley. By Susan Hartley.319
Get Ready to Cheer! By C. H. Tickell.319
The Expo-ser. By C. H. Tickell.319
The World of Magic.320
- The Society of American Magicians.320
- "The Legerdemaniacs" - The National Conjurers' Association Big Wonder Show of 1922. By Clinton Burgess.321
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.323
- Big Gala Night Held by Chicago Assembly No. 3.323
- Boston Magicians Honor Thurston. By H. C. Kleemann.323
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.324
- Notes from the Pittsburgh Association of Magicians.324
- Portland's Prestidigitators. By Ervin J. Ludeman.325
- Doings of Toledo's Magical Club. By Gysel.325
- The International Brotherhood of Magicians. By Gene Gordon.325
- Personal Reviews - Tryouts at Harlem Opera House. By Jay Ess Eff.325
- Magical News From Everywhere. By Gene Gordon.325
- Spotlights from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.326
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.326
- Route of Duval Brothers - Lyceum Season of 1922-1923.326
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.326
- Mississippi Mysticisms. By Alphrose.326
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.326
- Magical News From Winnipeg, Canada. By Len Vintus.328
- Vancouver Society of Magicians. Reported by T. Bowyer.329
- English Notes. By Charles H. Tickell.329
- 306th Meeting The National Conjurers' Association. By Louis Goodman.330
- The Knights of Magic. By Otto Waldmann.331
Hofzinser's Problems. Pre-Determination of Thought.331
The Girl Conjurer. By C. H. Tickell.332
Magical Programs. By Baffles Brush.332
From Baltimore, MD. By Sam T. Manning.333
Rosencrance Diminishing Cards. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.333
Editorial.334
Literature.335
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: Egyptian Hall.336
The Mystery of Mahomet. By L. W. Duncan.337
Amateur Department.337
- By The Way. By Arthur C. Spratt.337
- Sawing a Woman in Half. By Paul Brown.337
- Somersaulting Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.338
- Traveling Coins. By "Claudio".338
- A Good Load. By H. F. Hamilton.338
- The Improved Dollar Bill Mystery. By Frank Harrison.338
- Mental Sympathy. By Paul Brown, Jr.338
- A Wand and Silk Effect. By John J. Crimmons, Jr.339
- Vortex Air Rings. By C. H. Tickell.339
- The Milk Maid and the Magician. By C. H. Tickell.339
Rare Bits. By Frederick DeMuth.340
- The Crystal Production Cylinder.340
- The Penetrating Coins.340
- The Vanishing Confetti - Another Effect with the Master Tumbler.340
- The Crystal Dye Tube.341
- The Ink and Gold Fish Change.341
Wizard's Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.341
De Vega's Billiard Ball Act.342

NO. 10: DECEMBER 1922
Charles H. Tickell.355
Magnus Match Box.355
Magical Novelties. By C. H. Tickell: The Christmas Conjurer.355
The World of Magic.356
- The Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.356
- S.A.M. Ladies' Night. By Richard Van Dien.356
- This Will Solve The Mystery Of The Kettle. By Mrs. M. V. Buck.357
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.357
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.357
- Magical Doings in Detroit. By Fred H. King.358
- Omaha Assembly No. 7. By Albert A. Scrhempp.358
- Nashville Society Magique. By T. J. Crawford.358
- 308th Meeting the National Conjurers' Association. By Clinton Burgess.358
- Sphinx Notes. By Jay Ess Eff.359
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.360
- The Knights of Magic. By J. Feigenbaum.361
- Washington, D. C. Notes. By Harold P. White.362
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.362
- Magical News from Everywhere. By Gene Gordon.363
- New Orleans Magicians' Club. By Geo. E. Pearce.363
- Conjuring Comments and Conglomerations. By Dorny.363
- Cincinnati Notes.364
- It Happened in Toledo. By Gysel.364
- Portland's Prestidigitators. By Ervin J. Ludeman.364
- Spot Lights from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.364
- Mississippi Mysticisms. By Alphonse.364
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.365
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.365
- English Notes. By C. H. Tickell.365
- Across Canada with the Magis. By Tom Bowyer.365
- Sheffield Circle of Magicians. By H. V. Nicholson.366
- A Day with Ten Ichi, Magician to the Mikado of Japan. By Dr. X.367
Some Old Ideas Revised. By Ernest F. Clapp.367
On Tour with Hermann the Great. By Hobart Bosworth.368
Thoughts on th eCollecting of Books as a Hobby. By Leo Rullman.368
The Telegram Tells Its Own Story. By Joseph F. Rinn.368
A Little of this and a Little of That. By S. Lee Horowitz.368
Literature.369
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: The Magic of Christmas.370
Loading the Carpet of Bagdad. By Russell.371
Editorial.372
Ideas of Idle Moments. By Len J. Sewell.375
An Egg Bag Combination Effect. By Horace Marshall.375
Rare Bits of Magic. By Frederick DeMuth.376
- The Black Art Glass.376
- The Filtering Ink Trick.376
DeVega Billiard Ball Act.376
The Hang Ping Chien Coin Trick. By C. A. George Newmann.377
The Photographic Shot. By Edward M. Massey.378
Rosencrance Modern Method of Palming and Exchanging a Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.379
A Deceptive Handkerchief Sleight. By C. H. Tickell.379
Reels and Ribbons. By "Floretta".379
Number Nine as a Magic Number. By "Floretta".379
Advanced Card Effects. By Walter B. Gibson. The Shiftless Pass.380
"The Invisible Flight" - A Master Tumbler Combination. By Dr. G. E. Parshall.381
Magical Notes and Notions. By Dr. G. E. Parshall.381

NO. 11: JANUARY 1923
Photo. Angeline Dorlton.399
Alexander Herrmann.399
The World of Magic.400
- San Francisco Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Albert A. Rhine.400
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. Society of American Magicians. By H. Syril Dusenbery.400
- Boston S.A.M. No. 9 Holds Second Magic Vaudeville Show. By H. C. Kleeman.400
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.401
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.401
- San Francisco News. By H. Syril Dusenbery.401
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.402
- Jay Ess Eff Notes.404
- News Notes from the West Coast. By Adam Hull Shirk.405
- Vancouver Society of Magicians.405
- Portland's Prestidigitators. By Ervin J. Ludeman.405
- Wizard's Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.405
- Christmas Party of the National Conjurers' Association. By Otto Waldmann.406
- The Pittsburgh Association of Magicians.406
- Route of McDonald Birch.406
- Route of Duval Brothers.407
- Trooping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.407
- Second Annual Wondershow Given by The Knights of Magic.407
- House Warming Party Given by The Knights of Magic. By J. Feigenbaum.408
Literature.409
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans.410
Concentration. By Devo.410
Card Falls Through Plate. By L. W. Duncan.411
John Olms.411
Past and Present.411
Sugar and Milk. By C. H. Tickell.411
Rare Bits of Magic. By Frederick DeMuth: The Dove Frame.412
Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.412
Chicago Chatter. By Kolar.412
More Hofzinser's Problems. Coeur Marriage.413
Editorial.414
Two Billiard Ball Vanishments. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.417
The Book of Enchantment. By Bert Douglas.417

NO. 12: FEBRUARY 1923
A Library of Magic. By H. McFaddan.427
The World of Magic.428
- The Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.428
- February Third, From Eleven To Twelve. By Richard Van Dien.428
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.429
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. Reported by Kolar.430
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Robert G. Williams.430
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.431
- Itinerary of Davis, the Man Who Mystifies.431
- Route of Edwin Brush.431
- New Orleans Magicians' Club. By Geo. E. Pearce.431
- Spotlight from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.431
- Wichita Magicians' Club. By A. Loring Campbell.431
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians' Annual Entertainment. By G. E. Baxter.432
- Knights of Magic. By J. Feigenbaum.432
- Indianagraphs. By E. E. Wood Nichols.433
- Portland's Prestidigitators. By Ervin J. Ludeman.433
- Cincinnati, O., Notes.433
- Western Pennsylvania Magical Notes and News Items. By Paul A. Brown.433
- Washington, D.C., Notes. By Harold P. White.433
- Rochester Society of Magicians. By Gene Gordon.434
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.434
- Brooklyn Notes. By Alex Cuniglio.434
- Magigrams. By Dorny.434
- Trooping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.435
- Vagrant Magical Mention. By Newmann, The Hypnotist.435
- Wizard's Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.435
- Chicago Chatter. By Kolar.436
- Magical News from Everywhere. By Gene Gordon.436
- The Sixtieth Meeting of the Toledo Magicians' Club. By V. D. Barbour.436
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.437
- English Notes. By C. H. Tickell.439
- Glasgow Society of Magicians. By Will Dale.440
- Australian Society of Magicians. By J. R. Buck.440
- International Brotherhood of Magicians. By Gene Gordon.441
- Magical Musings from Montreal. Reported by T. Bowyer.441
- A Letter Worth Receiving. By John H. Hylan.441
Literature.442
Photo. Key to City of St. Louis for Houdini.443
Photo. A. E. Jaques, L. L. Newman, J. L. Hlavin, Harry Heunsinger, J. J. Grdina, Leslie Smith, F. J. Pavlick, F. W. Seymour.443
Editorial.444
The Parable of the Spoofed Magic - A One Thumbed Mystery. By Dr. E. G. Ervin.445
A Novel Coin Stand. By Baffles Brush.446
Trouble Mitt. By Baffles Brush.446
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans: Is Magic Decadent?446
Comedy Magical Opening. By Baffles Brush.447
Hofzinser's Problems. The Queen of Hearts.447
Adequacy Turn. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.448
Ventriloquil Jottings. By Ernest K. Schieldge.448
Advanced Card Effects. By Walter B. Gibson: A Turned Up Card.449
Card Screen Production. By John A. Sznek.449
The Golden Cigar Band. By John A. Sznek.449
A Novel Opener. By Willard S. Smith.450
The Magnus Ball and Boxes. By Magnus.450
Another Load for the Carpet of Bagdad. By Buffles Brush.450
Cards Through the Body. By Alphrose.450
Materializing A Fairy. By Bert Douglas.451
The Birthday Cake. By Bert Douglas.451
The Phantom Snowman. By Bert Douglas.451
Match Pocket. By John A. Sznek.451
The New Year Card Trick. By C. H. Tickell.451
Rare Bits of Magic. By Frederick DeMuth.452
- The Ting Ah Ling Duck Trick.452
- Another Method of Performing the Vanishing Wand Trick.452
The Triple Knotted Handkerchief. By Baffles Brush.453
Magnus Handkerchief Vanishing Wand.453
The Little Detective. By W. A. Flaig.453
"B. D." Master Production Table. By Bert Douglas.453
"Se-Aych-Te" Dissolving Coin. By C. H. Tickell.453
Hairpin Through Finger. By C. H. Tickell.454
The Magnetized Hat. By C. H. Tickell.454

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