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VOLUME 23

NO. 1: MARCH 1924
Harry Houdini.3
Magic! Magic! Magic! By Baffles Brush.3
Max Holden Master Card. By Max Holden.3
The World of Magic.4
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.4
- Society American Magicians. By Albert A. Rhine.4
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Homar H. Woulffe.5
- Notes of St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Raymond L. Schopper.5
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.5
- Boston Assembly No. 9. By "Vic the Mystic".6
- Activities of the Demons of Baltimore. By Robert W. Test.7
- With The W. W. A. By Euclide A. Laramee.7
- The Society of Osiris. By Louis E. Shilling.7
- Jottings from Boston. By Dan J. Silvey.8
- The Knights of Magic Independent Order of Magicians. By Simon Cottlow.8
- News from Indiana. By Amuso.009
- Boston Magical Association. By L. J. Kasac.009
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.10
- "Yukon Jake" By Frank Fewins.10
- Midnight Frolic and Theatre Party. By Geo. W. Stock.10
- World Wide Magic News. By Eugene Parshall.11
- The Thurston Second Show. By W. A. Russell.11
- Wizards' Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.11
- Notes from Washington, D.C. By H. R. Evans.11
- Magical Doings in Toledo, Ohio. By Robert H. Gysel.12
- Yep, There's A Trick To It.12
- Trooping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.12
- New Magic Club. By James McKnight.12
An Improvement. By Baffles.12
If the Editor Printed the Things He Would Like To Say. By Al Baker.13
It Was Red-Letter Day. By Blanche Furth Ullman.13
The Great Blackstone. By T. J. Crawford.13
An Evening of Mystery and Merriment. By Clinton Burgess.13
Seventy-Five Years Young. By Arthur D. Gans.14
Thurston - The Man. By Raymond P. Schopper.14
The Glasgow Society of Magicians. By Will Dale.15
Patterisms. By Grady S. Nicholson. The Sun and Moon Effect; Selected Card in Egg.15
Editorial.16
Literature.18
Chats. By Kolar.18
Merely a Coin Sleight. By Allen E. Rice.18
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans. The Gift Showmen.19
A Master Tumbler Combination. By Mystic Eugene Parshall.20
Sznek's Master Obedient Ball. By John A. Sznek.20
"Originality Itself Applies to Rosencrance Technicality." Lip Palm. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.20
Some Watch Moves. By Baffles.21
Improved Coin Pass with Two or Three Coins. By Baffles.21
Levitation of a Cigarette in a Borrowed Hat. By John A. Sznek.21
Anywise Coin Vanish. By C. W. Rosencrance.21
Queen City Mysticisms. By John Braun. The Acrobatic Card.22
Some New Fakes. By Baffles.22
Ring Released. By C. W. Rosencrance.22
"Artistic Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conception". Astral Watch. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.22
The Spirit Cabinet of Pong Chong. By Frederick DeMuth.23
Ink from the Hand - An Improvement. By H. D. Wise.23
The Flying Penny. By Al Snyder.23
Dime and Penny Improvement. By Charles A. Leedy.23
Magical Novelties. By Bert Douglas.24
Specialized Magic. By Bert Douglas.24
A Black Art Coin. By Theodore Colteaux.25
My Christmas Necktie. By William Larsen, Jr.25
The Necromantic Image. By Pagmar.26
An Impromptu Watch Vanish. By Baffles.26
Cut and Restored Ribbon. By M. A. Sumner.26
Waldmann's Finish - For The Discorball Trick. By Otto Waldmann.27
Doctor Wilson. By Arthur J. Moose.27
The Elastic Finger. By Joe Berg.27

NO. 2: APRIL 1924
Jean Van Hoven Middleton.39
The World of Magic.40
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.40
- Society of American Magicians, San Francisco. By Albert A. Rhine.40
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Ward Mac Donough.40
- Detroit Assembly No. 5.41
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cotton.42
- Iowa Magicians' Society. By Kalva Nortoni.42
- Society of Osiris Magicians. By Louis V. Lane.42
- Mississippi Mysticisms. By Alphrose.43
- Doings of the Rubber City Magic Club Akron, Ohio. By William K. Longacre and R. A. Carrell.43
- Activities of the Demons of Baltimore. By Robert M. Test.43
- Magigrams. By Dorny.44
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.45
- Crosley's WLW Audience Will Hear the Rip Saw Rip a Barrel in Halves in Which a Young Lady is Fastened with Ropes That Are Held by a Committe in the Studio.45
- Trooping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.46
- "Magical Murmurs" from Charleston, W. Va. By Al Snyder.46
- World Wide Magic News. By Eugene Parshall.47
- Another Magic Club.47
- Route of Arthur D. Gans.47
- World Wide Society News. By James McKnight.47
- Wizards Wandering from Wheeling, W. Va.48
- New England Conjurers Association. By Donald S. McKeen.48
- Nashville Society Magique. By T. J. Crawford.48
- Spot Lights from Hartford. By Clarence T. Hubbard.48
- Letter. By Arnold Ross.49
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By Geo. W. Stock.49
- Toledo Magicians' Club. By V. D. Barbour.49
- Australian Magic Circle. By A. H. Adams.50
- Magic News From Cuba. By James Burner.50
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.50
- Letter. By David Bamberg.50
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans. The Knights of the Green Baize Table.51
Magicviews. By George Schulte.51
Comedy Write-Ups By A Rube. By Augustus Rapp.51
Editorial. The Three-Card Trick.52
Literature.54
Chats. By Kolar.54
From Chicago Herald and Examiner. By Bruno Lessing.54
Magic! Magic! Magic! By Baffles Brush.55
A New Coin Fake. By Baffles Brush.55
Another New Coin Fake. By Baffles Brush.55
Two New Fakes. By Baffles Brush.55
Rosencrance's Wrinkle in Ball Vanish.55
Organized Magic. By Euclide A. Laramie.55
Magnetic Miracles While You Wait.58
"Magic Fans Say Rosencrance is the Original Envelope Card Man" Enlarging and Color Changing Pips.58
The Passing of the Great American Magician, Carl Hertz. By Clinton Burgess.59
The Funeral of Dr. S. S. Baldwin. By Jesse A. Mueller.59
Father and Sons Dinner. By E. B. Heller.59
Lightning Handkerchief Production. By John A. Sznek.59
Rice Bowl Wrinkles. By Eugene Parshall.60
The "Spooky Spools". By Eugene Parshall.60
Al Baker Says.60
The Appearing Spots - A New And Sensational Effect With Cards. By Walter B. Gibson.60
A Few Observations. By Anson B. Ingels.61
Omega Wrist Palm (for a Coin). By Clayton W. Rosencrance.61
The Stamp Act. By William Larsen, Jr.62
Just Passing Thoughts. By William Larsen, Jr.62
"The Mystic Manipulation of the Tubes and Tray". By John A. Sznek.62
Nothing in a Wooden Frame. By Frederick DeMuth. Pong Chong.63
Is Conan Doyle Right? By Frederick DeMuth.63
The Cups and Balls. By William Larsen, Jr.64
The Cups and Balls. By Ben R. Badley.64
Omega Wrist Palm (for Cards). By Clayton W. Rosencrance.65
Life. By John Class.65
Cartoon. By Scott.66
"Artistic in Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conceptions". Pinch Palm and Passes.66
"Artistic in Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conceptions". Absorbing Handkerchief.66
Cartoon. By Scott.67
"Magic Fans Say Rosencrance the Original Envelope Card Man". Two Fold Color Change.67
"As You Were". By LeMont.67
"Magic Fans Say Rosencrance is the Original Envelope Card Man". Rosencrance Regal Rising Card.67

NO. 3: MAY 1924
McDonald Birch. By C. V. Stout.79
Queen City Mysticisms. More Cards from the Pocket. By Joseph Schreck.79
"A Smashed Watch Surprise". By Al. Snyder.79
The World of Magic.80
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.80
- Society of American Magicians Ladies' Night. By Richard Van Dien.80
- Society of American Magicians, Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Albert A. Rhine.81
- Detroit Assembly No. 5.81
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.81
- Trooping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.82
- The Society of Osiris Magicians. By Louis V. Lane.82
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.83
- The Chicago Society of Magicians. By Ward MacDonough.83
- "Magical Murmurs" from Charleston, W. Va. By Al. Snyder.84
- Activities of the Demons Club of Baltimore. By Robert W. Test.84
- 1924 - McDonald Birch.84
- St. Louis and Otherwise. By Ben R. Badley.85
- Railroad Y.M.C.A. Entertains Magicians.85
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By Geo. W. Stock.85
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.85
- World-Wide Magic News. By Eugene Parshall.86
- Boston Magical Association. By L. J. Kasac.86
- Items from Beantown. By Daniel J. Silvey.86
- World-Wide Magic News. By James McKnight.86
- News from Indiana. By Amuso.87
- Letter. By L. W. Duncan.87
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.87
Between the Lines of Ledgerdemain. By George Schulte.88
A Prophetic Card Discovery. By T. Page Wright.88
Adventures in Magic. By Henry R. Evans. The Old Age of Robert Houdin.89
The Ghost Knots and Flying Silks. By J. C. Walter.91
Chats. By Kolar.92
The Vanishing Dime Effect. By J. Jos. Brown.92
Johnson's Copying Formula.92
Presidents of the Society of American Magicians. Photos: W. Golden Mortimer; John W. Sargent; Francis J. Werner; Oscar S. Teale; William A. Ransom; Elmer P. Ransom; Chas. E. Roltare; Henry Hatton; Lionel M. Hartly; Richard Van Dien; Houdini.93
Card Effects Classified. By T. Page Wright.94
Artistic in Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conceptions. Aceology.95
Editorial.96
Literature.98
Card Experiments. By William Larsen, Jr.: The Invisible Force; Is Algebra Reliable; The Mystic Prophecy; The Marvelous Turn About Card; The Back Hand Ace Trick.98
Namreh's Nutty Notions. By Herman L. Weber.99
A Little Different Way of Doing the 20th Century Trick. By J. C. Walter.99
Magical Musings. By Baffles Brush.100
The Trico Ball Fake. By Baffles Brush.100
"Hints" By Frank Herbert.100
The Production Basket. By William Larsen, Jr.101
Showers of Flowers with Rhyme. By William A. Gluesing.101
Sznek's Cut and Resored Card. By John A. Sznek.102
The Perfection Spelling Bee. By Frederick F. Furman.102
Wrinklets. Magic Circular, January, 1924.103
Anywhere Anytime Series of Card Effects. By Grady S. Nicholson.103
"An Emergency Handkerchief Fake". By John A. Sznek.103
Ariel's Reversed Kling Klang - A Thousand Dollar Challenge Trick. By C. A. Costa Aliaga.104
With a Borrowed Dollar Bill. By Colteaux the Magician.104
"Artistic in Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conceptions". Vis-A-Vis Cards Production Coin.105
The Infernal Mail. By Dr. R. Rothstein.105
Another Combination With the Elusive Silk. By Euclide A. Laramee.105
Nobility Nonplussed.106
Crack in the Sphinx's Neck.106

NO. 4: JUNE 1924
Transposition of Flowers and a Flower Stand. By Baffles Brush.119
A Pack of Cards.119
The World of Magic.120
- The Society of American Magcians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.120
- Society of American Magicians. By Albert A. Rhine.120
- Annual Banquet Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Walter B. Gibson.121
- Chicago Assembly. By Homar H. Woulffe.121
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.122
- Clarence T. Hubbard Reports A Busy Month.122
- The Rhode Island Society of Magicians. By B. C. Tillinghast.122
- Society of Osiris Magicians. By L. V. Lane.123
- Chautauqua Route of Frederick Eugene Powell.123
- S. S. Henry Company, Routing for the Summer Season, 1924.123
- Route of Duval Brothers - Redpath Sevenday Chautauqua.123
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.124
- Route of Herbert A. Taylor.124
- The Mystic Clayton Company. By Leslie A. McCracken.124
- World-Wide Society News.124
- Minneapolis Notes. By C. A. George Newmann.125
- Trooping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.125
- The Chicago Society of Magicians. By Ward MacDonough.125
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.126
The Match Box and Silk. By Baffles Brush.126
Chats. By Kolar.127
"Snap Shots" By Schulte.127
Cleverness Handicapped.127
The Power of Assertion. By Robert H. Gysel.128
Hints from Escape Artists. By Bobby Sweet.128
Magic - Quick or Dead. Byh T. Page Wright.129
The History Card Trick. By T. Page Wright.130
Hot Dog. By Walter Wilson, Jr.130
Devil's Ladder Variations. By Pagmar.130
Coin In Ball of Wool, A Little Different. By Walter Wilson, Jr.130
A Card and Handkerchief Change, Introducing the Mirror Glass and the Nickel Plated Card Box. By Russell The Magician.131
Hint for the Egg Bag. By Walter Wilson, Jr.131
The Penetrating Thimble (one Thimble). By Samuel Miller.131
Knew He Must Be No. 2.131
Queen City Mysticisms. The Levassor Rising Cards. By Louis E. Levassor.131
Fairy Hailstones. By William Larsen, Jr.132
The Elusive Coin. By Murray A. Sumner.132
Fathers Know.132
"A Mysterious Flight". By Wilfred Huggins.133
"Artistic in Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conceptions". Harridan's Pocket Book. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.133
"Magic Fans Say Rosencrance is the Original Card Man". Piercing Pasteboard. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.133
Editorial.134
Letter. By Houdini.135
All Magic Questions Settled. By Baffles Brush.135
A Meli-Drama-Gician. By Baffles Brush.136
The Golden Trophy Cup. By William Larsen, Jr.136
A New Stunt For A Magic Act. By Baffles Brush.136
Floating and Vanishing Card. By Joe Price.137
Thread Thaumaturgy. By Baffles Brush.138
A Deceptive Steal. By Baffles Brush.138
Sleeve Productions. By Baffles Brush.138
Endwise. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.138
"Magic Fans Say Rosencrance is the Original Envelope Card Man." Card Tube Vanish. by Clayton W. Rosencrance.138
Letter. By William A. Gluesing.139
Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.139
"Artistic in Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conceptions." Shaken Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.140
Subtraction and Addition. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.140

NO. 5: JULY 1924
A Question of Identity. By Donald Q. Burleigh.151
A Magic Kettle Act. By Al. Snyder.151
The Escaping Coin. By Ted Rogers.151
The World of Magic.152
- Banquet of the Society of American Magicians Held at Hotel McAlpen. By Richard Van Dien.152
- Society of American Magicians. By Albert A. Rhine.152
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Ward MacDonough.153
- Annual Meeting Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Walter B. Gibson.153
- Great Davis Show at Winthrop, Mass. By H. C. Kleemann.154
- The Rhode Island Society of Magicians. By B. C. Tillinghast.154
- St. Louis Magic Scandal. By Ben R. Badley.154
- The Texas Trixster. By Paget Marr.154
- "Magical Murmurs" from Charleston, W. Va. By Al Snyder.155
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.155
- Chicago Welcomes Dr. Wilson. By Homar H. Woulffe.155
- Spot Lights from Hartford, Conn.156
- World Wide Society News. By Vincent.156
- Leroy, Talma and Bosco in 'New York to Bagdad' as Seen by Clinton Burgess.156
Something to Think About. By Bruno Lessing.158
A Few Observations. By Anson B. Ingels.158
Thurston. By Al. Snyder.159
Easy Job for an Expert. By Irvin S. Cobb.159
Chats. By Kolar.160
Can You Use Money?160
Another Pass Substitute. By T. Page Wright.160
Improvement in Magnus Streamer and Flag Illusion Published in October, 1921, Sphinx. By Magnus.160
An Additional Effect of the X-Ray Eyes. By Theo J. Anneman.161
The Changing Cards. By T. Page Wright.161
There, But Invisible.161
Editorial.162
Fowler Gets the Act - Is Only One To Do Magic Stuff With Watches And Clocks, Is Ruling.164
Magical Secrets You Should Know. By Will Goldston. The Disappearing Candle.164
Single Card Double Color Change and Vanish. By Walter B. Gibson.164
A Second Sight Novelty. By Al. Snyder.165
Subtraction and Addition. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.165
"Artistic in Deception is Rosencrance Classic Conceptions." Shaken Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.165
Just Magic by Baffles Brush. The Vanishing Pack of Cards; The Large Deck of Cards; A Hint for Floating Card; A Reply to Many Queries.166
Questions Nobody Has Ever Answered.166
Pearls of Magic. By Charles R. Brush. Tagrey's Original Hypnotized Handkerchief.166
Laugh Lines Via Ledgerdemain. By George Schulte.166
New Method for Changing a Pack of Cards. By C. A. Costa Aliaga (Ariel).167
Some Bits of Magic. By T. Page Wright.167
What to Invent - Notes from my Scrap Book. By C. A. Costa Aliaga (Ariel).168
Hints by Colteaux, The Magician.169
Nascent Candle. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.169

NO. 6: AUGUST 1924
Magic STill Potent to Attract Crowds. Eugene Laurant on Chautauqua Circuit is Disproving Chicago Paper's Assertion That Ledgerdemain Is Wane. By Geoffrey F. Morgan.179
The World of Magic.180
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.180
- Resolution of Testimonial. By Harry Houdini.182
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.183
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.183
- John and Nellie Olms, Watch Wizards. Reviewed at the Palace Theatre, Cincinnati, Ohio, July 1924. By Leslie P. Guest.183
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.183
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.184
- Cleveland Magicians' Club. By E. N. Lord.184
- Society of Osiris Magicians. By Louis V. Lane.184
- Miscellaneous Magical Mention. By Clinton Burgess.184
- Route of Namreh, Magician.185
- Milwaukee Magic Notes.185
- Cincinnati Notes.186
- Miscellaneous Notes. By J. H. Percival.186
- New York Notes. By New Yorker.186
- Massachusetts Notes. By Billy Tourtellotte.186
- Wizard's Wanderings, from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.187
- "Magical Murmurs" from Charleston, W. Va. By Al. Snyder.187
Schulte Slanguage.187
Chats. By Kolar.188
Resolution of the Los Angeles Society of Magicians, Passed at the Meeting Held this 10th Day of July 1924. President Adam Hull Shirk presiding.188
Roland Travers.188
A Wizard's Words. By George Schulte.188
Literature.189
The Encore. (Book Notes).189
Future Magic. By Walter B. Gibson: Introduction; The Vanishing Glass and Ink.190
The Sardo Deck Arrangement. By John Sardo.191
What To Invent. By C. A. Costa Aliaga (Ariel).191
Editorial. Wilsonisms.192
The Card in the Cigarette. By Walter B. Gibson.194
New Effects. By Will Blyth.196
Blonds and Brunettes - A Card Trick. By T. Page Wright.197
S. Al. Magundi. By Baffles Brush.198
A Few Dont's Compiled by Famous Magicians Who Know, Dedicated to Those Who Ought To Know Better. By Al. Snyder.198
Tested Magic - A Useful Opening Item. By Eric P. Wilson.198
A New (Old) Card Trick. By Al. Snyder.199
Doves from Foulard. By Bert Douglas.199

NO. 7: SEPTEMBER 1924
Roland Travers and Frank Van Hoven.211
Just Practice.211
The World of Magic.212
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.212
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.212
- World Wide Magic News. By James McKnight.212
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.213
- Indianagraphs.213
- The Texas Society of Magicians. By Paget Marr.213
- Dallas Magicians Form Society. By Lyle Douglas.213
- "Magical Murmurs" from Charleston, W. Va. By Al. Snyder.213
- Mystic Eugene The Weird Wizard. By Eugene Parshall.214
- Tribute to Brother Charles H. Tickell.214
- An Evening of Music and Mystery Presented by Lockman the Magician, Assisted by Charles C. Shepherd, Ventriloquist, and Carl C. Schroeder, Violinist Extraordinary.214
- Demons Club, Baltimore. By R. W. Test.215
- Letter. By Theo. Anneman.215
- Letter. By Percy Naldrett.215
- The New Zealand Society of Magicians. By Edward Axford.215
- English Echoes. By Max Holden.216
Tested Magic. By Eric P. Wilson. The Glass Through Hat.217
A World of Magic. By Baffles Brush. At Last! A Real Card Trick; News and Notes.218
A Card "Gag". By T. Page Wright.218
Queen City Mysticisms. A Tip on Cigaret Vanishers. By A. B. Harrington.218
Patter for Prestidigitators. For Use in Various Tricks.218
Coin Case For Money Catching Trick. Author Unknown.219
What to Invent. By C. A. Costa Aliaga (Ariel).219
Production of Three Cards. By Edward C. Wase.219
The Mysterious Card. By John Sardo.220
Sliding Alarm Clock Box. By Paget Marr.220
Rseoncrance Back Palm. By Clayton Rosencrance.220
A Suitable Card Detection. By T. Page Wright.221
A Sealed Letter Test With Cards. By Theo. Anneman.221
Conjuring Court Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.221
Letter. By J. Burnes.222
A Different Color Change. By Theo. Anneman.222
Cartoon.222
The Penetrating Billiard Ball. By Paget Marr.222
Words and Magic. By George Schulte.223
"Comic Chatter". By George Schulte.223
Do You Know? By Benedict.223
Houdini and Spiritism.223
Editorial.224
Literature.226
Ball Balanced on Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.226
A Rapid Color Change. Author Unknown.226

NO. 8: OCTOBER 1924
Comic Comments. By George Schulte.243
The World of Magic.244
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.244
- Gossip from St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Raymond L. Schopper.244
- St. Louis No. 8. By Ben R. Badley.245
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.245
- Dallas Assembly Honors Houdini.245
- Houdini Night, Philadelphia Assembly. By Walter Gibson.245
- Cincinnati Notes. By George Stock.246
- Doings of the Demons of Baltimore. By R. W. Test.246
- Spotlights from Hartford, Conn. By Clarence T. Hubbard.246
- Society of Osiris Magicians. By Louis V. Lane.247
- Doings of the Rubber City Magic Club, Arkon, Ohio. By William K. Longacre and R. A. Carrell.247
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.247
- World Wide Magic News. By James McKnight.247
- The Texas Society of Magicians. By Paget Marr.248
- New England Conjurers' Association. By Donald S. McKeen.248
- Cleveland Notes. By E. Y. Lord.248
- New Haven Magical Society. By Royal S. Vilas.248
- English Echoes. By Max Holden.248
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.249
- The Order of the Genii, an Association of Canadian Magicians. By Murray Sumner.249
- Magigrams. By Dorny.249
Konjuring Kweries - The Kwerer You Ask the Kwerer He'll Answer. By Edwardo.250
Chats. By Kolar.251
A Card in the Pocket Trick. By La Rosa.251
Pong Chong. By Frederick DeMuth. The Patriotic Confetti; The Visible Color Change; A Dime Through the Hand.252
Something for Nothing - A Match Effect. By C. C. Merrill.252
Tested Magic - Voila! By Eric D. Wilson.252
A Giant Card Trick. By La Rosa.252
The Devil's Four Aces. By Theo Anneman.253
A Musical Mystery. By Wizard Huggins.254
How It Is Done.254
The Appearance of a Card on the Edge of a Handkerchief. By John A. Sznek.255
Sleights with Large Cards. By Baffels Brush.255
"Magic Fans Say Rosencrance is the Original Envelope Card Man". Card on String. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.256
The Flying Cards. By Al. Snyder.256
Busted Magic. By Baffles Brush.256
A Show of Hands. By T. Page Wright.256
Suit Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.257
Editorial.258
- Mr. N. Maskelyne Found Dead.259
"Klink Klang" By Al. Snyder.260
Literature.260
Color Change Through Hand and Burning Globe Combination. By J. C. Walter.260

NO. 9: NOVEMBER 1924
The Sphinx at Christmas. By Harry Opel.279
In Memorium. Francis J. Martinka.279
The World of Magic.280
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.280
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.280
- Summer Doings of Assembly No. 9. By Vic the Mystic.281
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11.281
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.281
- "Houdini" Night At Keith's Theater, Boston, Mass. By Vic the Mystic.282
- Society of Osiris Magicians. By Al. Snyder.282
- World Wide Magic News. By James McKnight.282
- Report of the Sixty-Seventh Meeting of the Toledo Magicians' Club. By V. D. Barbour.282
- Route of McDonald Birch.282
- San Francisco Notes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.283
- Chicago I. B. M. Activities.283
- Mississippi Mysticisms. By Alphrose.283
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.283
- Notes from Habana. By C. A. Costa Aliaga.283
- British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.284
- English Echos. By Max Holden.284
Chats. By Kolar.286
Ideas Wanted.286
Another Telephone Card Trick. By Frank N. Kroner.286
Magic For Two. By T. Page Wright.287
How to Get a "Kick" Out of the Rice Bowls. By Edward C. Wase.288
An E. Z. Card Trick. By James Phillips.288
Kinks. By Frederick DeMuth. A Smoke Picture of Abraham Lincoln.288
Sefflab. By Baffles Brush.289
New Card Star. By Baffles Brush.289
Cigarette Stand. By Baffles Brush.289
Torn and Restored Bill. By Baffles Brush.289
Hint for Bill and Lemon. By Baffles Brush.289
Bill and Banana. By Baffles Brush.289
Magicians' Sense of Touch. By La Rosa.289
A Self-Contained Rising and Falling Ball. By Eric Wilson.290
Nautical Dissolving Twin Loop. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.290
The Human Volcano. By Frances James.290
Queen City Mysticisms. For Paper Tearers - The Rotary Emblem. By Leslie P. Guest.291
Original Patter for "Take a Card". By El Peegee.291
Rosencrance Decreasing Card. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.291
The Pips and Tray. By T. Page Wright.291
Another Four-Ace Maneuvre. By Theo. Anneman.292
Magicians and Their Methods. By Frederick F. Furman.292
"La Devinette". By Wilfred Huggins.292
"What to Invent". By C. A. Costa Aliaga (Ariel).293
Indetectible Obstruction. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.293
The Permanence of Retinal Impressions. By C. A. Costa Aliaga.294
Letter. By David Bamberg.295
Report of Dante's Show. By Donald S. McKeen.295
Spirit Pictures. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.295
Editorial. Francis J. Martinka.296
An Open Letter to Sphinx Scribes. By H. Syril Dusenbery.298
All Privacy Ended as New X-Ray Device Makes Wall Transparent.298
Literature.298
"Comic Views". By George F. Schulte.299
The Art of Presentation. By Harry Opel.299
A Card Revelation. By T. Page Wright.300
Mysterious Head on Cane. From Burlingame Collection.300

NO. 10: DECEMBER 1924
Van and Jean.315
Final Proof.315
Glass Through Hat. By Richard F. McKinney.315
Perfect Penetration. By Charles A. Leedy.315
A Suggestion. By Richard F. McKinney.315
The World of Magic.316
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.316
- Breezes From Chicago Local No. 3. By Ade Duval.316
- Queen City Mystics' Assembly. By L. P. Guest.317
- Route of Amac, The Card Illusionist.317
- World Wide Magician's Society News. By James McKnight.317
- Doings of the Demons of Baltimore. By R. W. Test.317
- Demons Club of Baltimore Magicians. By Earle G. Heyl.317
- Society of Osiris Magician's. By Louis V. Lane.318
- Sphinx Chapter, Society of Osiris Magicians. By Al. Snyder.318
- The Houston Mystic Circle.318
- The Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.319
- Cincinnati Magician's Club. By Geo. Stock.319
- Cercle Magique of Nashville. By T. J. Crawford.319
- Wizards' Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul R. Semple.319
- St. Louis Notes. By Ben R. Badley.319
- Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.320
- World Wide Magic News. By Eugene Parshall.320
- Magigrams. By Dorny.321
- English Echoes. By Max Holden.321
- The Scottish Conjurers' Association. By Will Dale.322
- Syko. By David Bamberg.322
Magic Laughs. By George Schulte.323
Patterviews. By George F. Schulte.323
Chats. By Kolar.324
Konjuring Kweries - The Kwerer You Ask the Kwerer He'll Answer. By Edwardo.324
Observations. By H. Syril Dusenbery.325
The Mystic Candle and Silks of Enchantment. By J. C. Walter.325
Parlor Magic. By Simon H. Kottwitz.325
A Subtle Slate Move. By Eric P. Wilson.326
Magazine to Table. By Baffles Brush.326
Ankore. By Baffles Brush.326
The Rainbow Trick. By Charles R. Brush.326
V & X. By Baffles Brush.327
An Original Tray-Vanish. By Theo. Anneman.327
The Derby Card. By John A. Sznek.327
Multiplying Cigarette Production.328
A Jumbo Card Combination. By V. D. Barbour.328
The Three Numbers - A Card Effect. By T. Page Wright.329
Editorial.330
Literature.331
Kinks. By Frederick DeMuth. Visible Production of a Handkerchief in Decanter on Tray Held by Assistant.332
Ladies and Gentlemen. By Eric P. Wilson.332
A Cigar and Cigarette Transposition. By John A. Sznek.332
Some Novel Sleights. By T. Page Wright.333
The Human Watch Target. By La Rosa.333
Letter. By Harry Hanaoka.333
Eavesdropping Reporter Hears. By Clayton G. Brown.333

NO. 11: JANUARY 1925
Julius Zancig.351
The World of Magic.352
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.352
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By H. Syril Dusenbery.353
- San Francisco Notes. By A. Schwartz.353
- Queen City Mystics, Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.354
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By George Stock.354
- Demons Club, Baltimore. By Earle G. Heyl.354
- Conjrers' Society of Western Massachusetts. By Martin L. Cramer.354
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Ade Duval.355
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.355
- Houdini's Route from January 12 to April 20, 1925.356
- Cercle Magique of Nashville. By T. J. Crawford.356
- Magigrams. By Dorny.356
- Society of Osiris. By Al Snyder.357
- No Test of Ability.357
- Wizard's Wanderings from Wheeling, W. Va. By Paul Semple.358
- Doings of the Rubber City Magic Club, Akron, Ohio. By William K. Longacre and R. A. Carrell.358
- Letter. By John Reiter.358
- Letter. George H. Godrey.358
- Review of Hocus Pocus a New Magic Act of Charles R. Brush and Young Daughter, Jane. By R. G. Schell.359
- The Order of the Genii. By M. A. Summers.359
- English Echoes. By Max Holden.359
Kinks. By Frederick DeMuth. Dove FRom Tambourine.360
Not Till 3 A.M.360
Tut-Tut-Tut.360
Baffles Magic. A New Coin Fold; A Word to the Wise; The Evil Eye.361
The Evil Eye. By C. R. Brush. Another Method.361
Queen City Mysticisms. A Vanish for Large Silks. By John Braun.361
Giant Spelling Trick. By La Rosa.361
Ornate Magic. By Will Blyth: An Ornate Tambourine Production; Ornate Paper Cone Floriculture; Ornate Silk Creations.362
Patterisms. By Grady S. Nicholson: The Radio Coin and Ball of Wool.362
Magical Notions. By M. A. Sumner.362
Lighted Candle Levitation at Finger Tip. By C. A. Costa Aliaga.363
Novelty Puzzle Contest. By W. Dornfield (Dorny).363
Konjuring Kweries. By Edwardo.364
The Smoking Skull. By Clayton G. Brown.364
Another Card Effect. By Ray Vaughn.364
Daily Practice. By James Ellis.364
Daily Calender Card Trick. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.365
Cross Word Puzzle Magic. By Bert Douglas.365
Hashish or Common Sense. By Wilfred Lynde.365
Editorial.366
Observations. By H. Syril Dusenbery.368
President's Smashed Watch is Found Whole in Bread.368
Electro. By Paget Marr.368
Crooked Spirits.368
False Praise. By Harry Opel.369
Reminiscence. By Harry Opel.369
Patter and Personality. By George F. Schulte.369
Much Ado About Nothing. By Wilfred Lynde.369
Magic - Past, Present and Future. By Adam Hull Shirk.370
Smiling with Schulte.370
Vanishing Aces. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.371
The Power of Manners.371

NO. 12: FEBRUARY 1925
Will L. Lindhorst.387
Here's A Magic Moral.387
Magical Mistakes. By George F. Schulte.387
The World of Magic.388
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.388
- The Golden Gate Assembly Dinner Dance and Other Things. By Ade Duval.389
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Herman L. Weber.389
- St. Louis Assembly No. 8. By Ben R. Badley.390
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By L. P. Guest.390
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By Geo. Stock.390
- The Rhode Island Society of Magicians. By B. C. Tillinghast.390
- Sphinx Chapter - Society of Osiris Magicians. By Al. Snyder.390
- Society of Osiris Magicians. By L. V. Lane.391
- Demons Club of Baltimore. By Earle G. Heyl.391
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.391
- Route of McDonald Birch.392
- Please Read This Letter. By William Meyenberg.392
Observations. By H. Syril Dusenbery.392
Season's Greetings. By W. J. Banfield.393
Letter. By Thomas C. Worthington, III.393
Houdini Performs New Mystery.393
Rain and Lightning. By Paget Marr.393
The Trials of Magic. By Charles R. Brush.393
Chats. By Kolar. The Power of Salesmanship.394
Schultegrams.394
Baffles' New Card Force. By Charles R. Brush.394
Handy Kinks. By Charles R. Brush.394
Wrinkle For Disc and Ball. By Baffles Brush.395
A Triple Mystery. By Baffles Brush.395
Baffles Coin Fold. By Charles R. Brush.395
Dye Tube Wrinkles. By Charles R. Brush.395
More on the Rope Trick. By Borelis.395
Cards from Hat. By Al Snyder.395
The Fan Color Change. By Wilfred Lynde.395
Four or Five Colored Silks from an Empty Tube as the Colors are Called. By Eli Hackman.396
Kinks. By Frederick DeMuth. The Spooky Lemon.396
Cartoon.397
The Better Yet Box, Rod and Ring Challenge. By Theo. Anneman.397
Queen City Mysticisms. That Ball of Wool Again. By Louis E. Levassor.397
The Ghost Card. By Theo. Anneman.397
The Black Block. By T. Page Wright.398
My Act "Over There". By Private Elmer Eckam.398
Konjuring Kweries. By Edwardo.400
What To Invent. By c. A. Costa Aliaga.400
New Book Mystery. By E. Z. Holbert.401
Editorial.402
An Amateur's B. A. Table. By T. Page Wright.404
A New (?) Reverse Card Trick. By Theo. Anneman.405
A P. and L. Four Ace Suggestion. By Theo. Anneman.405
Color Change Large Cards. By Charles R. Brush.405
An Effective Combination. By H. Marshall.406
Wrinkles.406
Kton's Mystic Alphabet. By Kton (John A. Caton).406
Magic Volcano. By Baffles Brush.406
Majestic Theatre Program. The Wonder Show of the Universe - Thurston, The Famous Magician.408
Magic, The Art of the Ancients. 409
Observations. By H. Syril Dusenbery.409
Spectral Sight Seeing. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.410
Base Finger Palm. By Clayton W. Rosencrance.410
Rosencrance Slide.410
Original.410

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